Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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October 1949.
September 1950. Koneray.
December 1950.
September 1951.
April 1953.
October 1953.
September 1954.
December 1954.

of 107 New Bond Street, London, W1. Telephone: Mayfair 3523-4-5. Cables: "Gor-ray, Wesdo, London"

1947 British Industries Fair Advert for Tailored Skirt. "Speaking figuratively". Manufacturers of "Gor-ray" Skirts, "Koneray" Pleated Skirts, "Zwow" Fastenings (Registered), "Zwowzers" (Registered) complete articles of clothing for Women and Children. (Textiles Section - Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 220) [1]

1959 Patent - Improvements in pleated skirts. [2]

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  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 141; and p120
  2. [1] Wikipatents