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Whitworth and Mitchell

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November 1930. Triciline.
April 1946. Wemco.

Whitworth and Mitchell of 38 Whitworth Street, Manchester, 1. Telephone: Manchester Central 6792. Cables: "Enthusiasm, Manchester". London Address: Tricoline House, Watling Street, London.

1930 Patent - Improvements relating to boards or mounts about which piece goods are wrapped. [1]

1947 British Industries Fair Advert: Dress fabrics by Wemco include Tricoline the equal to silk. Manufacturers of Dress Goods, Silks, Rayon, Cottons, Rayon Mixtures, Linens, Wool Mixtures, Shirtings, Furnishing Fabrics, Linings, Handkerchiefs. (Textiles Section - Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 126) [2]

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  1. [1] Wikipatents
  2. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 173; and p297