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Founded in 1929 by Basil Horton and Randolph Keitch, the company produced a very popular series of broomsticks. (QA9)

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Etymology

Comets orbit the Sun on long elliptical paths and consist of ice, gas and dust particles. When a Comet appears in the sky it is a beautiful thing to behold - so quite a good name for a flying broomstick.

Notes

Although the date printed on these Daily Prophet Newsletters are: DP2: 8 February 1999 and DP4: 1 October 1999, the timeframe for events is 1992-1993.

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