Group    From 1895 

Palmer Tyre Company

Categories: Industry, Transport

From Car History:
In June 1892 John F. Palmer (American) obtained two US patents for a “thread-fabric” bicycle pneumatic tire. Shortly afterwards he moved to England; registering the Palmer Tire Company in 1895 and opened a tire production plant at a factory owned by the India Rubber Company in Silvertown.

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Palmer Tyre Company

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Spitfire factory

{At the centre around a winged wheel with laurel wreath:} Palmer Hatton Stree...

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Alfred Mond, Baron Melchett

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