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J. R. Gaunt and Son

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as J. R. Gaunt and Son of Warstone Parade and Alfred Street, Birmingham. (1922)

as J. R. Gaunt and Sons of Warstone Parade Works, Birmingham. (1929)

Established 1750

Manufacturer of military and uniform buttons from 1870 to 1973.

1896 Military, Naval, Railway and Police button and ornament manufacturers. [1]

1896/7 Directory: Advertiser. More detail. [2]

1922 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Buttons, Badges, Medals, Whistles, Belt Buckles, Shoe Buckles, Safety Razors, Ladies' Handbag Frames, Advertising Novelties, Fancy Metal Goods, Souvenirs. (Stand No. E.26a) [3]

1929 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Buttons, Badges, Medals, Buckles, and Metal and Enamelled Fancy Articles, Bag Frames, Souvenirs. Birmingham Jewellers' and Silversmiths' Association Member. (Stand Nos. J.43 and J.54) [4]

1991 Purchased by Firmin and Sons.

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