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Bridge of Weir Leather Co

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September 1911.
March 1911.
October 1912. Beam Shed in Tanyard.
October 1912. Works Laboratory.
October 1912. Shaving.
September 1962.
October 1962.

Bridge of Weir Leather Co of Clydesdale Works, Bridge of Weir, Scotland. Telephone: Bridge of Weir 310 and 311. Cables: "Mohides Bridge of Weir"

1758 Bridge of Weir's roots can be traced back to 1758, seven generations of family involvement in leather manufacture.

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Cow Hides fir Upholstery, Luggage, Handbags, Boots, Shoes, Gloves in Vegetable, Full Chrome, Semi Chrome. Pigskins for Handbags, Wallets. Reptiles, Full Chrome Alum Vegetable Rough Tanned Basils**. (Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 402) [1]

Bridge of Weir Leather Company Ltd has grown into a major supplier of finished upholstery leather to the automotive, aviation, marine, hotel and leisure, and contract design industries. It is based at Baltic Works, Kilbarchan Road, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire, Scotland, and has its own website: [1]

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