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A. Garstin and Co

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July 1907.
December 1908.
1929. British Industries Fair catalogue.

of 159 Adgersgate Street, London, EC1 - Offices and Showrooms. Factories: Leatherville, Hendon. (1922)

of 158 and 159 Aldersgate Street, London, EC1. Factories: Ditto. Telephone: City 4444. Cables: "Garstin, Cent, London". (1929)

of 114 Colindale Avenue, London, NW9. Telephone: Colindale 8111. Cables: "Garstin, Hyde, London". West End Showrooms: 62 Brook Street, London, W1. (1947)

  • 1871 Company established.
  • 1922 British Industries Fair Advert for the "Klip-It" patent Attaché Lock. Manufacturers of every description of Leather Goods for Home and Export: Purses; Ladies' Bags; Dressing Cases; Fancy Leather Goods; Trunks, Suit and Attaché Cases; Travelling Bags; Solid Leather Goods; Dog Collars. (Stand No. J.59 and J.93). Also: Manufacturers of Specialities: Watch Straps, Wristlets and Alberts. Leather Articles for Carrying Jewellery, Watches, Clocks, etc. (Stand No. E.41) [1]
  • 1929 British Industries Fair Advert for Solid and Fancy Leather Goods: Trunks; Cases; Travel Goods; Ladies' Bags, Purses; Dressing Cases. Trunks: Wardrobe; Motor and Steamer. Dog Collars, Satchels etc. (Leather Goods Section - Stand No. P.44) [2]
  • 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Best Quality Luggage in Leather, Fibre, Canvas, etc., for Road, Rail and Air Travel. Also High Class Ladies' Handbags and Fancy Leather Goods. [3]

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