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Jaeger (Pure Wool)

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Jaeger is a United Kingdom based high-end fashion brand and retailer of menswear and womenswear formed in the 19th century by Lewis Tomalin (great grandfather of Nicholas Tomalin).

1883 Company registered as a public company as Dr. Jaeger's Sanitary Woollen System Co[1]

1920 Company name changed to the Jaeger Company

1947 Jaeger Co was registered as a private company to take over that part of Jaeger Holdings that consists of the business of wholesalers of woollen and silk and other underclothing[2]

1961 Issue of shares in Jaeger Holdings to the public[3]; the company was a maker and retailer of clothing and knitted goods[4]

1963 H R Tomalin was chairman[5]

1967 Jaeger Holdings was acquired by the Coats textile group.

2003 Coats sold the Jaeger brand name and the Jaeger retail chain[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times 13 Feb 1961
  2. The Times Apr. 7, 1947
  3. The Times, Feb. 18, 1961
  4. The Times Apr. 23, 1963
  5. The Times May 14, 1963
  6. The Times Sept. 10, 2003