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*[[Edward Wilson and Son]].
 
*[[Edward Wilson and Son]].
 
*[[Turner Tanning Machinery Co]].
 
*[[Turner Tanning Machinery Co]].
*[[British United Show Machinery Co]].
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*[[British United Shoe Machinery Co]].
 
*[[Whitfield, Hodgsons and Brough]].
 
*[[Whitfield, Hodgsons and Brough]].
 
*[[Standard Engineering Co]].
 
*[[Standard Engineering Co]].

Revision as of 03:41, 30 January 2015

"The Shoe and Leather Fair, which opened on October 8th at the Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington, and which was largely attended throughout the whole of that week, was the twenty-forth of its series.

Since the war the Fair has been controlled by a society of the trade, upon the Council of which all the principal trade organisations are represented. In accordance with the Council's arrangements, the machines used in tho actual manufacture of boots and shoes are only exhibited every second year, the intervening years being devoted principally to leather working and shoe repairing machinery, such as was shown this year. It follows, therefore, that the examples we have chosen for description are mainly machines used by tanners and curriers in the preparing and finishing of skins and hide..." Read more.

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