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Wallis Tin Stamping Co

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of Streatham, London.

1900 Company founded.

1920 Private company.

1936 Company made public.

1961 Manufacturers of metal caps for glass bottles and jars, manufacturing "Pry-Off" and "New Twist-Off" caps. Also lithographers and lacquerers of tin plate and other metals. 750 employees. [1]

1961 Acquired by Metal Box Co including Bovril Co's interests in the company and several subsidiaries.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times, Nov 30, 1961