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Lionel Hook & Sons

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Lionel Hook and Sons Ltd 1904-1974 by Barry Harrison

This is the account of a small general engineering company that post World War II became a manufacturer of “dipping” machines. These apply decorative or protective coatings to components or produce items such as rubber gloves by dipping a former into liquid rubber latex.

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Lionel Hook's premises in Ebley (Date not known)