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Dawe Instruments

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c1940s? Moisture Meter.
c1940s? Moisture Meter.
c1940s? Moisture Meter.
1947. Photoflash and Portaflash.
1949. LHS.
1949. RHS.

of Harlequin Avenue, Great West Road, Brentford, Middx. Telephone: Ealing 1850

of Ealing

1945 Dawe Instruments formed

1947 British Industries Fair Advert for Measuring Instruments for the Communication Laboratory and Industry and Stroboscopes. Also Photoflash and Portaflash. Instruments for Measurement of Noise and Vibration, Distortion and Harmonic Analysis. Moisture Meters, A.C. Bridges, "Q" Meters, Oscillators, Valve, Voltmeters, Precision Resistors and Condensers. (Scientific and Optical Section - Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1103) [1]

1952 'Mr. H. K. Paul and his assistant Mr. Mason, demonstrated many of the precision photographic instruments made by his firm'[2]

1960 Dawe manufactured electronics for all "branches of industry". Acquired by Simms Motor and Electronics Corporation together with Dawe's manufacturing associate L. M. K. Manufacturing Co of Brentford [3].

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Adverts 405 and 406; and p80
  2. Norwood News - Friday 22 August 1952
  3. The Times, Jul 02, 1960