Articles tagged Patent Office

Page 34 of June 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, June 1967

The Brook's Super Sparker

Sir, Your correspondent Mr. N. Buxton would like to know about the Brook's Super Sparker. He will be interested to know that this is the subject of British Patent (not Pattern!) No. 252,808 (not 252,608 as printed). This was applied for by Mr. J. A. Brook on March 10th, 1925, and the full title is "Improvements in or relating to devices for intensifying the spark and indicating the functioning of...

Page 22 of July 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, July 1960

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters A sporting Rolls Royce — On the 50th anniversary of the death in a flying aceidcnt of the Hon. C. S. Rolls see publish this picture, sent to us by a reader, of a sporting 40/50 " Silver Ghost." Does it still exist, today ? The V.S.C.C. Beaulieu Rally (May 22nd) Rain gave way to sunshine for this annual fixture. The Concours d'Elegance Martini Trophy was won...

Page 4 of September 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, September 1925

THE PROBLEM of EFFICIENT CARBURATION

The PROBLEM of EFFICIENT CARBURATION. By H. C. GAMBELL, (Director of The Memini Carburettor Company, Ltd.) IT is a difficult matter enough to be confronted with -athe various practical problems of carburation, when one can worry out the solution by trying different methods until the desired result is gained, but these difficulties are increased enormously as soon as an attempt is made to commit...

Page 18 of December 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, December 1954

The Racing Mechanics

The first article under this heading appeared last month. It dealt with Robin Jackson and included an introduction. Ed. R. F. GREEN ”Dickey" Green, as he is invariably known to everyone within five minutes of meeting him, is still of the younger generation of racing mechanics. His appearance was, perhaps, best described by a waitress at a North London café, who, after he had departed to the...

Page 101 of July 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 101, July 1978

Dr. Ackroyd Stuart

Sir, I was very interested in J. B. Perrett's reference to Ackroyd Stuart as during the mid1940s I lived in Chipstable, a small and isolated village in West Somerset which was the base of' a firm of agricultural engineers established in 1847 known as W. H. Pool and Sons. At that time the younger son, Alfred, was still alive and although then in his seventies was a most clear and lucid man to talk...

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