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Tunstall Optical Co

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January 1920.
1929. British Industries Fair catalogue.

of Croydon. (1922)

Ditto Address. Telephone: Addiscombe 1579. (1929)

1922 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of High Class Artistic Tortoiseshell Goods; Dressing Bag Sets; Brush Sets; Brush, Comb and Pin Trays; Clocks; Watch Cases; Trinket, Jewel and Pin Boxes; Powder Boxes and Bowls; Manicure Boxes and Pads; Cigarette Cases and Tubes; Photograph Frames, etc, etc. Sole Makers of the "Tunsco" Vanity Bag, Tortoiseshell Spectacles, Eyeglasses, Lorgnettes and Reading Glasses, etc. Our own Specialities: "Shelite", "Sheltoc" and "Sheltall" (non-inflammable Imitation Tortoiseshell), and "Hornlite" (imitation transparent Horn), Spectacles, Eyeglasses and Lorgnettes, etc. (Stand No. D.46) [1]

1929 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of Tortoiseshell and Ivory Toilet and Fancy Goods - including Dressing Bag Sets, Brush Sets, Trays, Clocks, Watch Cases, etc., Spectacle, Eyeglass Cases, Tortoiseshell, Imitation Tortoiseshell Spectacles, Eyeglasses, Lorgnettes, Goggle, Gold Lorgnettes. (Jewellery Section - Stand N. J70) [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1922 British Industries Fair Advert ccx; and p80
  2. 1929 British Industries Fair Advert 67; and p169