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Stearn Electric Lamp Co.; London

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Name: Stearn Electric Lamp Co.; London    (GB)  
Abbreviation: stearn
Products: Tube manufacturer
Summary:

Stearn Electric Lamp Co.
47 Victoris St., Westminster

Manufactured R type tubes for a few years from 1918 to 1921.

Production: 1918 - 1921
History:

Charles Henry Stearn was born in Jamaica in 1844 and worked with Joseph Swan in 1877 on the incandescent lamp Swan was trying to perfect. In 1882 he was appointed managing director of the Swan United Electric Light Co.

When the Swan patents expired, he began making his own lamps at Kew Gardens. By 1918 the factory was producing the R tube for the British Military.

C.H. Stearn died after a short illness in 1919.

This manufacturer was suggested by Fin Stewart.


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