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Mansell, Hunt, Catty and Co

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of Cressy Road, Hampstead, London, NW3. (1922)

Ditto Address. Telephone: Hampstead 7800. Cables: "Inventful, London". (1929)

Ditto Address and Cables. Telephone: Gulliver 3484. London Showrooms: 185 Piccadilly, W1. (1947)

1890 Public company. The company was registered on 10 June, to acquire the businesses of manufacturers of embossed and laced papers of Joseph Mansell, W. F. Hunt and Co and Catty and Dobson. [1]

1922 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Laced and Embossed Paper Goods; Christmas Crackers; Crimped Paper Cups; Fancy, Rigid and Folding Boxes; Embossed Seals; Bottle Caps. (Stand No. K.109) [2]

1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Table Stationery for the Service of Food and the Decoration of the Table. All kinds of Cardboard Boxes or Confectionery, etc. Christmas Crackers and Stockings. Confectioners' Sundries. (Stand Nos. L.61 and L.65) [3]

1937 Patent - A drip catcher for use on bottles, pouring spouts and the like. [4]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Crackers for Christmas and all occasions, Doyleys, Dish papers, Serviettes, Crimped Cases, Tray Papers, Cake Boards, Frills and Decorations, Embossed Seals, Fancy Boxes and Cartons. (Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand No. H.2155) and "Manufax" Constructional Engineering is an original Hobby-craft, true to scale one-eighth inch, real tools, full size scale design sheets, correct engineering principles. No nuts, bolts, rivets or special skill required. (Olympia, 2nd Floor, Stand No. J.2304) [5]

1961 Manufacturers of paper caps, embossed and laced papers, capsules, paper bottle caps, cardboard boxes and Christmas crackers. [6]

1964 Patent - Improvements in or relating to containers for the serving of foodstuffs. [7]

1965 Cavenham Foods sold the company, which was a subsidiary.[8]

1966 Listed as part of Oxley Industries.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1922 British Industries Fair p52
  3. 1929 British Industries Fair p111
  4. [1] Wikipatents
  5. 1947 British Industries Fair p177
  6. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  7. [2] Wikipatents
  8. The Times Nov 15, 1965