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British Industrial History

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of 16 Swaine Street, Thurnscoe Road, Bradford, Yorkshire. (1929)

Ditto Address. Telephone: Bradford 1815. Cables: "Constantines, Ltd". (1947)

  • 1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Fancy Coloured and Black Umbrellas for home and export. Sole makers of the patent "Untearable Tip" Umbrella Covers for the re-covering trade. Umbrellas for Golfers. (Stand No. MM.69) [1]
  • 1947 British Industries Fair Advert for Ladies' Acquachute Umbrellas. Manufacturers of Ladies' and Gents' Umbrellas. Registered Trade Mark "Aquachute". Speciality Ladies' Umbrellas in exclusive designs, hand-stencilled on Satin Finish Nylon for Export to all markets. Illustrated catalogues in colour available. (Fancy Goods Section - Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand No. F.1923) [2]

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