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Frank Hawker, Carpathian Silver Co

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1945.
1951.
Baking tin. Date unknown.
Stamp on baking tin.
1952. Stamp on a tray.

of Spencer Street, Birmingham. (1922)

of Argosy Works, Spencer Street, Birmingham. Telephone: Central 2145-46 (2 lines). Cables: "Argosy, Birmingham". (1929)

as Frank Hawker Ltd. Ditto all. (1947)

1922 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Electro Silver-plated Trays, Salvers, Cake Baskets, Entree Dishes, etc.; Electro Nickel-plated and Electro Bronzed Waiters, Crumb Trays, Cake Baskets, etc. (Stand No. D47) [1]

1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Electro-silver Trays, Cake Baskets, Entree Dishes, etc., Carpathian and Milenda Electro-nickel and Electro-bronzed Waiters, Crumb, Ash and Bottle Trays, Cake Baskets, Teapot Stands, Untarnishable Metal Clock Cases, Cellulose Sprayed Waiters. (Stand No. J.68) [2]

1938 Frank Hawker MBE, chairman of Frank Hawker Carpathian Silver Co, died on 30 October, aged 69[3]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Trays, Waiters, Entree Dishes, Cake Baskets in the following finishes: Sterling Silver, Silver Plate, Chromium Plate, Nickel Plate and Synthetic Enamels. Suitable for Jewellers, Hotel Suppliers and Ironmongers. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. D.1609) [4]

Post WWII the company was known simply as Frank Hawker Ltd (see advert)


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