Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Aniline Leather Co

From Graces Guide

of 12 Hampton Road, Croydon, Surrey. Telephone: Thornton Heath 4244-5. Cables: "Anilethco, Croydon"

  • 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Hides, Kips and Splits for Travel Goods, Portfolios and Hand Bags, Semi-chrome Kips, Plain and Printed for Shoe Upper Leather, Flexible Splits for Insoles. Upholstery Hides for Furniture and Automobiles. (Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 401) [1]


  • Note: [2]
    • Kip or Kipskin is leather prepared from the skin of young or small cattle, intermediate in grade between calfskin and cowhide.
    • Split is a single thickness of a split hide, having the same finish on both sides.


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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair p13
  2. Chambers English Dictionary