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B. S. Cohen

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of 9 Magdalen Row, Great Russell Street (1862), pencil manufacturer, also known as the house of Arthur Johnson.

1803 Business established by S. Cohen.

Later known as B. S. Cohen

1862 Exhibited at the London Exhibition

1904 Incorporated as a private Limited Company

1914 Directors: C. S. Cohen, Arthur Johnson, John Sanderson, F.I.C., F.C.S., and Percy Charnaud. Specialities: Pencils, Crayons, Pastels, Penholders, Blackboard Chalks, etc.

1920 Amalgamated with E. Wolff and Sons as the Royal Sovereign Pencil Co

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