Found by Eddie McLean in the Glasgow area.
The manufacturer is unknown.
The find location suggests Scottish origins but …
(Note – SBH – I am not aware that this company manufactured fire bricks but no doubt they used them in the course of their business. Can anyone confirm if this company did or did not manufacture bricks and if not do they know who did manufacture bricks for them?
Patent Lighting Company Ltd., Railway and Coast Lighting Engineers, Friars House, New Broad Street, London, E.C.2. T. A.: ” Appatlucis, Ave London.” T. N.: London Wall 1477. Established in 1878 as Pintschs Patent Lighting Co., Ltd. Name changed in September 1915. Capital £60,000. Directors: C. P. Whitcombe, M.Inst.C.E. (Chairman) Arthur Hall (Vice-Chairman), F. C. Fairholme Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., F. J. Nettleford, Sir Woodburn Kirby, and Major C. H. Montgomery, M.I.Mech.E. A.M.I.E.E. (Managing and Sec.). Manufactures.—Apparatus for railway carriage lighting by oil-gas or electricity, heating and ventilating, coast and marine lighting, aerial lighting, welded tanks.
Below – 23/09/1925 – The Bystander – The ‘Ventimotor’ advert.
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