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John Scott-Nichol

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1947.

of Factory Street, Shepshed, Leics. Telephone: Shepshed 2261. Cables: "Scottnic, Shepshed"

The company was founded by John Scott-Nichol and established in Shepshed, on the edge of the Charnwood Forest in Leicestershire.

1947 British Industries Fair Advert for "The Crest for Quality" in Men's Handmade Socks - Argyle, Camel Hair, Iceland Wool, etc. Half Hose and Short Socks in a wide range of Original Designs. Also 6/3 and other Varieties of Ribs. (Textiles Section - Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 151) [1]

1970s The Scott-Nichol brand remained a family concern until the mid-1970s.

The company stayed in private ownership until 2006, when it was purchased by another Leicestershire company, Pantherella Ltd.

Note: Scott-Nichol has its own website.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 478; and p243