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Mr. W. Wray of Wray Photographic Precision are makers of optical and photographic equipment and cameras, of Optical Works, Ashgrove Road, Bromley, Kent. Telephone: Revensbourne 1729. (1929)

Ditto Address. Telephone: Ravensbourne 0112-3 and 1729. Cables: "Wray, Bromley"

1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Photographic Lenses and Accessories, Prism Binoculars, Prisms, Telescopes, Astronomical and Terrestrial, Colour Filters, Laboratory Instruments, Optical and Scientific. Optical Engineers. (Stand No. O.18) [1]

WWII. Suppliers of binoculars to the Royal Air Force. [2]

Post-WWII, made a couple of cameras including the 35mm SLR Wrayflex; also sold the Graflex Stereo Graphic camera under their own name.

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Photographic Lenses for amateur and professional use. Process Lenses and Prisms. Optical colour Filters. Prism Binoculars, Microfilm, Cameras and Readers. Optical instruments for industry. Optical Elements. (Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand No. G.2014) [3]

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