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British Industrial History

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W. Pearce and Co

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of St. Edmund's Road, Northampton - Head Office and Works (1919)

of Billing Park, Northampton (1947)

1922 British Industries Fair Advert as Light Leather Manufacturers: Fancy Leathers; Shoe Leathers; Hat Leathers. Goat, Persian, Skivers** (all grains and finishes). High-grade Shoe Lining Leathers. Fancy Leathers for Slippers. Hat Leathers for Export. (Stand No. F.2) [1]

1947 British Industries Fair Advert as Tanners and Manufacturers of High Quality Speciality and Lining Leathers of high grade footwear Leathers. Leathers for fancy leather goods, Bookbinding and Gas Meters. producers of exclusive designs in Leather. (Leather Goods Section - Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 412e) [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1922 British Industries Fair Advert clxxv; and p61
  2. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 360; and p212