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Argus Clothing Co

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1929. British Industries Fair catalogue.

of 71-3 Salisbury House, London Wall, London, EC2. Telephone: LondonWall 5258. Cables: "Favose"

  • 1929 Advert as Manufacturers of Tropical Cloths and Clothing. Also 'Men's Overseas, Colonial and Sports Wear'. Also Sports: ready-to-wear and bespoke; White and Khaki Drills, Repps*, Tussores**, Silks, Palm Beach Linens, Cream and Grey Flannels, Gabardines, Sunproofs, Alpacas. Also cut lenghts of above. (Textiles and Clothing Section - Stand No. S.5) [1]
  • Note:
    • Repp* or rep - a corded cloth
    • Tussore**, tusser or tasar - a fawn-coloured silk from wild Indian silkworms.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1929 British Industries Fair Advert 171 and p9
  • Chambers English Dictionary