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D. Mason and Sons

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of Bath Row, Birmingham; and Marsh Street, Walsall. (1922)

of Marsh Street, Walsall. Telephone: Walsall 1091 (2lines). Cables: "Masonia." (1929)

of Universal Leather Works, Walsall. Telephone: Walsall 2291-2. Cables: "Equestrian." (1947)

1893 Exhibited at the 1893 National Cycle Show with a bicycle saddle [1]

c1900 The Universal Saddlery Album. Published by D. Mason and Sons Ltd. Catalogue of every piece to do with harness and saddlery from equipment for donkeys through omnibus and wagon horses. Every type of saddle from racing to wicker chair saddles. Bridles, kneecap and fetlock boots, harness furniture and ornaments and brasses, bits, hames, stirrups, and whips of every description. Carriage lamps, brushes and curry combs, stable fittings and a section on saddlers' and curriers' tools. The majority of illustrations are engravings in colour. [2]

1922 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Travelling and Sports Bags, Footballs, School Bags, Music Cases, Dog Collars, and General Strapping; Saddlery and Harness, Boot Welting, and Machine Belting. (Stand No. J.47) [3]

1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Saddlery and Harness; Bags and Cases; Footballs; General Strappings; Fancy Leather Goods; Driving Gloves; Dog Collars and Leads; Leather Cushions. (Stand No. P.25) [4]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Saddlery and Harness, Solid and Fancy Leather Goods, Utility Gloves, Sports and Travelling Bags and Cases, Belts and General Strappings, Dog Requisites, Leather Scout and Guide Equipment also Curriers. (Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 447) [5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Daily Post, Saturday, January 21, 1893
  2. [1] Roy Arnold's Online Shop
  3. 1922 British Industries Fair p53
  4. 1929 British Industries Fair p113
  5. 1947 British Industries Fair p180