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Pickering and Mayell

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of 41-42 Caroline Street, Birmingham. Telephone: Central 2184 (2 lines). Telegraphic Address: "Velvet, Birmingham." (1929)

of Reliance Works, 42 Caroline Street, Birmingham 2. Telephone: Birmingham Central 2183 and 2184. Cables: "Velvet, Birmingham". (1947)

  • 1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Jewellers' Window Fittings, Trays and Pads. Every description of Jewellery Cases; Silver, Erinoid, Glass or China. Travellers' Sample Cases and Stock Pads. Motor Clock and Folding Watch Cases, etc. Birmingham Jewellers' and Silversmiths' Association. (Stand No.s J.43 and J.54) [1]
  • 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Cases for Jewellery, Silver, Glass, Medals, Masonic Jewels, Spoons, Brush Sets. Window Display Trays, Pads, Fittings, Travellers Sample Cases, Stock Pads, Drawing Instrument Cases. Fancy Cardboard Boxes and Jewellers Sundries. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. E.1703) [2]
  • Note: (11/08)
  • Pickering and Mayell specialize in hand made window displays, offer a recovering service for display items and also make bespoke hand made cases for the silver trade. The firm is now part of the Talbots Group, which has its own Website: [1]

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