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T. J. and J. Smith

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1929. British Industries Fair catalogue.
May 1953.
1956. Leathersmith diary.
June 1962.

of 26 Charterhouse Square, London, EC1. Telephone: Clerkenwell 5158-9. Cables: "Dairmith, London"

Established 1839

Thomas John Smith and his 'elder brother Joseph formed the T. J. and J. Smith partnership to manufacture fine diaries, almanacs, quill pens and metallic papers.

1929 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturing Specialists of Diaries, Fancy Leather Goods, including Letter Cases, Treasury Note Cases, Card Cases, etc. Loose Leaf Books, Albums of all descriptions, Pocket Books, Address Books and Bill Folds. (Leather Goods Section - Stand No. P.60).[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1929 British Industries Fair Advert 88; and p154
  • [1] Neale Dateaday