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Andrograph Manufacturing Co Ltd

Primary Address
Holborn Viaduct
Cecil House
City
EC
from May 1914 until April 1916

Additional Addresses
166/170 Wardour Street
Westminster
W
from April 1916 until November 1917

46 Gerrard Street
Westminster
W
from November 1917 until August 1919

Charing Cross Road
1, Lichfield House
Westminster
WC
from August 1919

Business Detail
Category: Kinematograph Apparatus and Accessories Manufacturer or Supplier.
Type: Dealers in Kinematograph Equipment, Lanter Equipment.
Capital: 40,000 (1 shares)

Notes
Company formed to aquire patent rights for an invention by Walter Anderson for improvements in Cinematograph apparatus which produce less flicker. Share prospectus issued 20 May 1914. Prospectus suggests selling around 2000 machines per year at 10 per machine. Company does not propose to manufacture but to enter into agreements with cinematograph machine manufacturers to produce the projector on their behalf. Rights purchased from The Grescole Syndicate Ltd. Letter to Registrar of Joint Stock Companies dates 13 March 1917, owing to the War the operations of the company "have been for many months suspended".

Trading Information
Trading Dates: from 16 May 1914 until 29 August 1924.
Start Notes: Reg 16 May 1914
End Notes: Wound up by notice in the London Gazette 29 August 1924.

Related Venues

None

Related People

Walter Hillier Anderson (Director)
Camille Joseph Guttmann (Director)
Arnold Wolfgang Hajduska (Director)
Henry Hibbert (Managing Director)
James Dewhurst Walker

Sources/References

BT 31/22281/135837
Kinematograph Year Book 1915 (p.90)

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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