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Tedson, Thornley and Co

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February 1947.
March 1947.


December 1954. Andy Plastic Gloves.

of Robert Street Mills, Rochdale, Lancs. Telephone: Rochdale 3682. Cables: "Tedson, 3682, Rochdale". (1929, 1937 and 1947)

1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of "Andy" Gloves made from Cotton Fabrics for household, industrial and field use. Haberdashery; Suspenders and Garters, registered "Blue Bird". Gent's shirts, registered "Time Tested". Wholesale and shipping. (Stand No. S.68) [1]

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Makers of the well-known Andy Gloves. Also Protective Gloves for every trade requirement. (Stand No. A.746) [2]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Household Gloves and all types of Cleaning Gloves as used by Motorists and Gardeners. Special display boxes showing the range of "Andy" Gloves for all purposes. [3]

1952 Patent - Improvements in industrial gloves and the manufacture thereof. [4]

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