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W. and J. George and Becker

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of Nivoc House, 17-19 Hatton Wall, London, EC1. Telephone: Chancery 6011-4. Cables: "Nivoc, London"; and 157 Great Charles Street, Birmingham. Telephone: Birmingham Central 7641-3

1897 W. and J. George took over F. E. Becker and Co but the 2 parts continued to trade under their original names[1] until 1940s.

1944 Issued catalogue of scientific instruments.[2]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Scientific Instruments and Laboratory Equipment for Educational and Industrial Research. Specialising in Chemical and Physical Apparatus, Balances and Weights. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1101) [3]

1954 Became Griffin and George

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Science Museum
  2. Dating Scientific Instruments [2]
  3. 1947 British Industries Fair p115