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Stern-Sonneborn Oil Co

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November 1903.
1904.
January 1904. Autosternol Oil.
September 1905.
May 1906.
November 1906.
June 1909.
July 1910.
December 1910.
1913.

of 57 Gracechurch Street, London

1903 The oil part of the business of Stern Brothers was renamed Stern-Sonneborn Oil Co Ltd[1]

1907 Moved to Finsbury Square[2]. Converted to a private limited company[3]. Sterns Ltd was registered in this year.

Suppliers of Sternol "King of Lubricating Oils"[4]

1911 Considerably increased turnover[5]

1912 Supplied Flotteur sight feed lubricator[6] and Sternol oil testing machines[7]

1913 Exhibited at the Scottish Motor Show[8]

Later became Sterns Ltd


1924 (In Germany) Stern-Sonneborn was taken over by Royal Dutch-Shell.


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Aug 08, 1903
  2. The Times, Jan 02, 1907
  3. The Times, Jun 11, 1928
  4. The Times, Jan 11, 1911
  5. The Times, Jan 17, 1912
  6. The Times, Jul 24, 1912
  7. The Times, Aug 28, 1912
  8. The Times, Jan 28, 1913