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GEC (M.O. VALVE COMPANY)

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1892 After the Edison and Swan Lamp patents expired, GEC established a lamp factory - see Robertson Electric Lamps. 1905 Hugo Hirst learnt of the development of Tungsten filaments for lamps in Austria-Hungary, went to investigate and acquired rights . 1906/7 Hirst established a factory in U.K. to manufacture lamps, Osram Lamp Works, having offered one-third shares to the Austrian and German patent holders . 1908 Announcement of a reduction in price of Osram electric lamps; manufactured by Wolfram (Tungsten) Lamps Ltd; GEC had sole selling rights in U.K. and Colonies , importing Osram filaments from Germany. 1908 Displayed a...

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