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Baxter's Leather Co

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of 46, 48, and 50, Tabernacle Street, Finsbury, London, E.C.

Established in 1890 by E. W. Baxter and H. D. Richardson.

Incorporated as a Limited Company in 1896.

1914 Directors: Walter Howard (Chairman), H. D. Richardson, Oscar S. Lee, E. W. Dowding; J. Kemp-Welch. Secretary: W. J. Fairweather. One of the most influential houses in the trade. Premises: Large warehouses in Tabernacle Street, and 13 to 17, Castle Street, E.C. Branches: Leicester, Northampton, Wellingborough, Norwich, Manchester, Stafford, Bristol. Have purchasing branch at Boston, U.S.A., and agencies in all the principal capitals of Europe. Specialities: Manufacturing, Importing, and Exporting Glazed Kid Skins, Sheep and Lamb Skins, Calf Skins, and all descriptions of Leather for the Manufacture of Boots and Shoes. Leathers for Brace and Belt Making, and for Upholstery. Have taken out patents for several of their inventions, all of which are well known.

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