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S. Blanckensee and Son

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of 19-39 Regent Place, Birmingham 1. Telephone: Birmingham Central 7182. Cables: "Bee, Birmingham". London Showroom: 22 Hatton Garden, EC1.

1887 The company was registered on 31 March, to take over the business of the firm of the same name, wholesale manufacturing goldsmiths and jewellers, of London and Birmingham. [1]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Gold and Platinum Jewellery, Silverware, Electro-plate, Costume Jewellery, Badges and medals. Established 120 years. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. E.1744) [2]

1968 Light engineers, of Cannock. Acquired by Tinsley Wire Industries[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1947 British Industries Fair p33
  3. The Times, May 03, 1968