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H. V. Andrew (London)

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of 175 Regent Street, London, W1. Telephone: Regent 6438.

  • 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Trays, Cocktail Cabinets, Corkscrew Stands, Tantalus[1] Stands, Shagreen[2], Fancy Woodwork, Fitted Tables, Tobacco Jars, Bronze Animal Models, Sherry Sets, Brush Sets, Perpetual Calendars, Writing Sets, High Grade Smokers' Sundries. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. D.1600) [1]


  • Note: [2]
    • [1] Tantalus - a case in which decanters are visible but locked up.
    • [2] Shagreen - a granular leather made from horse's or ass's skin: the skin of a shark or ray, etc., covered with small nodules.


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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair p12
  2. Chambers English Dictionary