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Pirie, Appleton and Co

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of Aberdeen, Scotland.

of 40-44 Holborn Viaduct, London, EC1. Telephone: Holborn 5276. Cables: "Pirie, Cent, London." (1929)

of Aldgate House, Mansell Street, London, EC1. Telephone: Royal 6633. Cables: "Pirie, Texel, London." (1947)

Pirie, Appleton and Co was probably formed by a merger between the largest envelope maker in Scotland, Alexander Pirie and Sons with the largest in England, Fenner and Appleton of London.

1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of the "Aberdeen Mill" range comprising high-grade Envelopes, Boxed Notepapers, Writing Pads, Compendiums, Gift Stationery, Cards, etc. (Stand No. R.147) [1]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of "Gateway" and "Terrier" Brands Commercial and Personal Stationery, Envelopes, Bankers, Official Catalogue, Wage, "Self Seal" Stationery, Pads, Cabinets, Compendiums, etc., Books, Account, Memo, Scholastic, "Loose Leaf". Cards, Paper Collars, Commercial Die Stamping. (Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand No. H.2140) [2]

1947 Pirie, Appleton and Co manufactured registered postal envelopes, stationery and furniture from paper, at their premises located at 22 South College Street, Aberdeen.

The envelope manufacturing was later moved to new premises at Dyce.

See Also

  • [1] Papeterie Crafts at Stoneywood Mill

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