Seal book

Recording the use of the company seal for share certificate and other important transactions. Among the latter are the lease of factory premises at Frederick Mews from Boosey Trust Ltd (commencing 29 Sep 1933) and the sale of C. Wheatstone & Co. Ltd assets (October 1943).

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