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New Eccles Rubber Works

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of Eccles, Lancashire. (1929)

Sole Sales Agents: Cave and Easterling, 11 Red Cross Street, London, EC1 - to whom all communications should be addressed. Telephone: Clerkenwell 3493. Cables: "Easterling, London". (1929)

  • 1895 The New Eccles Rubber Works opened in Manchester.
  • 1923 Patent - Improvements in or relating to containers for the storage of acids, corrosive liquids and the like.
  • 1925 Acquired by Dunlop Rubber Co as part of its strategy to broaden its business into general rubber goods trade.[1]
  • 1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of India Rubber Play Balls and Balloons. Hollow, coloured with transfer or stencilled, terra cotta, grey. Unburstable sponge, coloured or terra cotta. Imitation Footballs and fruit Balls. Balloons (plain, jazz, advertising). (Stand No. D.21) [2]
  • 1929 Patent - Improvements in coated metal rods or tubes.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 16 December 1925
  2. 1929 British Industries Fair Page 124