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Adie and Lovekin

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of Regent Street, Birmingham (1908)

of 22 and 23 Frederick Street, Birmingham. Telephone: Birmingham Central 2718. Cables: "Adlove" (1929)

  • Adie and Lovekin Ltd made unique silver items during the late Victorian and Edwardian Art Nouveau era. [1]

Items included button hooks, pin cushions their speciality being animal shaped novelty pin cushions in the form of pigs, swans, elephants and even camels. They also made babies rattles, bookmarks, nurses buckles and other novelty silver items.

1889 The company was registered on 13 April, to acquire a business of silversmiths. [2]

1929 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Silver Rattles, Silver and Enamel Brooches, Scotch Pebble Brooches, Butter Knives, Forks and Spoons, Serviette Rings, Peppers and Salts, Shingle Sets, Manicure Sets and various Silver Novelties. Birmingham Jewellers' and Silversmiths' Association Member. (Stand Nos. J.43 and J.54) [3]

Ceased trading around the late 1920s.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [1] Purely Silver Info
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. 1929 British Industries Fair Page 5