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Baxter, Woodhouse and Taylor

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1922. Falconia brand.
1922. Falconia brand.
April 1943.
August 1945.

of 9 Lower Moseley Street, Manchester, 2. Telephone: Manchester, Central 3728. Cables: "Canary, Manchester"; London Abbey 6938

of Queen's Buildings, Stockport.

1836 Established

1944 See Windak.

1947 British Industries Fair Advert for Sports Wear and Electric Clothing. (Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 241) [1]

1959 A prototype flying suit circulating liquid through pipes incorporated within clothing was used by NASA in trials, to develop the Apollo spacesuit. Baxter, Woodhouse and Taylor, developed the seals adopted for use in the spacesuit. [2]

  • Note: **
    • Silesia - a thin, twilled cotton or linen used for lining clothes, etc. [origin: made in Silesia (now part of Poland)]. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair p25
  2. [1] BBC Manchester
  3. Chambers English Dictionary