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British Leather Cloth Manufacturing Co

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April 1908.
April 1908.
April 1908.
January 1919.

of Hyde, nr Manchester., maker of imitation leather.

1899 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

Maker of Rexine

1915 The Rexine name was listed in the 1915 Trademarks Journal as belonging to the British Leather-cloth Manufacturing Co Ltd (later Rexine Ltd) of Hyde, near Manchester.

1922 Makers of Imitation Leathers for Upholstery, Motor Car and Yacht Cushions, Bookbinding

1926 ICI extended its interests in the manufacture of artificial leather by acquiring a very substantial interest in the company[1]

See ICI (Rexine)

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 18, 1926