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British Needle Co

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1929. British Industries Fair catalogue.

of Argosy Works, Redditch, Worcestershire. Telephone: Redditch 119. Cables: "Argosy, Redditch"

The Company was founded in 1918 by Mr Frank Hawker, who died in April 1938.

1929 Advert for Darning Outfits, Sewing Needles, Advertising Novelties. Including: Crochet Hooks, Knitting Pins, Needle Cases and Workboxes; Ladies' Handbags; Pocket Wallets, Fancy Leather Goods. (Fancy Goods Section - Stand No. J.83) [1]

1929 Advert for 'Golden Pyramid' Gramophone Needles. (Musical Section - Stand No. J.83) [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1.0 1.1 1929 British Industries Fair Adverts 25 and 89 and p28
  • [1] National Archives