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William A. Webb

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of 4/5 Skinner Street, London, EC1. (1922)

Ditto Address. Telephone: Clerkenwell 7133. (1929)

of Ilford (1955)

William A. Webb was in business from 1895-1905 and was succeeded by W. A. Webb Ltd from 1914-1933, in London. He was later succeeded by L. Oertling. [1]

1922 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of Chemical and Bullion Balances, Chemists' Counter and Dispensing Scales and every description of Weighing Apparatus. Laboratory Scales, Balances for precious stones; Jewellers' and Chemists' Scales; Counting and Estimating Machines; Photographic and Letter Scales. (Stand No. G.58) [2]

1929 Advert in British Industries Fair Catalogue as an Optical, Scientific and Photographic Exhibit. Weighing Instruments Manufacturers. Specialists in Analytical, Chemical, and Dispensing Balances. Balances for Jewellers, Chemists and Dealers in Precious Stones, Photographic and Laboratory use. Special Balances for estimating and counting. (Scientific Section - Stand No. 40) [3]

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  1. [1] Experts Archive Questions Website
  2. 1922 British Industries Fair Advert ccxix; and p83
  3. 1929 British Industries Fair Advert 124; and p177