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Chocolate Automatics Ltd

Primary Address
14 Queen Victoria Street
City
EC
from March 1914 until February 1923

Additional Addresses
81 Cannon Street
City
EC
from February 1923

Business Detail
Category: Cinema Equipment Manufacturer or Supplier
Type: Manufacturer of Automatic Machine for dispensing Chocolate.
Capital: 21,000 (80,000 10% cumulative participating shares of 5s each and 80,000 ordinary shares of 3d each)

Notes
Share Prospectus Issed 26 March 1914. Hopes to place 100,000 machines in cinemas and places of amusement. Machine is to be attached to cinema seats. Six inches high, five inches wide and two inces deep each machine contains 10 tablets of chocolate. Estimated gorss profits for one year are 32,604 3s 4d. Each machine had advertising space on the front which is also to be sold. Letter to Registrar of Joint Stock Companies August 29th 1923 states "the company has never functioned since its inception".

Trading Information
Trading Dates: from 26 March 1914 until 11 November 1924.
Start Notes: Reg 26 March 1914
End Notes: Dissolved by notice in the London Gazette 11 November 1924

Related Venues

None

Related People

Henry Barber (Director)
Francis Stafford Clark (Director)
Ernest Parsons (Director)

Sources/References

BT 31/22166/134861
Kinematograph Year Book 1915 (p.88)

We are keen to hear from anyone with additional information or corrections to be made to this data. Please send comments to i.christie@bbk.ac.uk.
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