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of Tariff Road, Tottenham, London, N17. Telephone: Tottenham 3701. Cables: "Smoothryte, Tottenham"
1919 Company formed by John Alfred Prestwich to use new manufacturing processes designed by him
1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Black Lead and Coloured Crayon Pencils. (Stand No. R.21) 
1951 May 17th. Fire causes serious damage to their premises