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of The Hyde, Hendon, London, NW9. Telephone: Colindale 6346/7/8/9. Telegraphic Address: "Despnuco, Hyde, London". (1937)
1920 Private company.
1930 Patent - Improved means for attaching skis or the like to boots or other footwear. 
1937 Patent - Portable electric drills and the like. 
1937 British Industries Fair Adverts for 'Vidal' British Portable Electric Tools; Screw Gun; Grinder. (Electricity: Industrial and Domestic Section - Stand No. Cb.401)
1937 British Industries Fair Adverts for 'Desoutter' Pneumatic Tools and Standardised Die Set Service. (Engineering/Metals/Quarry, Roads and Mining/Transport Section - Stand No. Cb.401) 
1937 Manufacturers of pneumatic and electric tools. 
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
1961 Patentees and manufacturers of electric and pneumatic portable tools including high and low speed drills, corner drill, screwdrivers, nutrunners, grinders, standardized press tool sets. 460 employees.