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of Niphon Works, Lower Villiers Street, Wolverhampton, maker of tinned plate and japan ware.
c.1897 Diversified into furniture making, for which they became well known.
c.1899 when Star needed bodies for their very first production cars they got Strouds to make them.
By 1926 they were wholesale cabinet manufacturers, of bedroom suites, wood bedsteads, sideboards, coal cabinets, vases, and wood trays etc. Also motor car bodies. .