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British Industrial History

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Acme Stopper and Box Co

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of Ashford Street Works, Birmingham.

Pre-WWI: "Acme" lever stopper and plain and decorated vacuum and screwed covers for jars and bottles. Round seamless boxes and canisters. Advertising tablets. Tinplate and aluminium stampings and piercings.

WWI Maker of metal fittings for anti-gas helmets. Bonding tins. Grenade fittings. Tin powder cups for shrapnel. Metal covers for fruit jars. Round tins. Sheet metal stampings.

1958 Made metal toys and was taken over by Chad Valley Co

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