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British Industrial History

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D. F. Penn

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of Alum Works, Alexandra Road, Hounslow, Middx. Telephone: Hounslow 1942. Cables: "Alum, Hounslow"

  • 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of "655" Brand Antiseptic Shaving Blocks, "655" Brand Alum Blocks (Round), "655" Brand Astringent Lotion, "655" Brand Bay Rhum. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1354) [1]

  • Note: **
    • Bay Rum or Bay Rhum - an aromatic liquid prepared from the leaves of Pimenta acris used medicinally and cosmetically. [2]

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  1. 1947 British Industries Fair p215
  2. Chambers English Dictionary