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W. and J. Sagar

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of Ballgrove Leather Works, Colne, Lancs. Telephone: Colne East 301. Cables: "Sagar, Cottontree". And at 93-97 Regent Street, London, W1

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of High Grade Leathers, including Calf, Chromed Clothing Sheep, E.I. Calf, Finished Basils [1], Crust and Coloured Skivers [2], Chamois. Roller Skins including Persian and Goat. Glue and Gelatine. (Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 401e) [3]

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  1. Basil - a sheepskin, roughly tanned and undressed. It it also known as a Basan (from Arabic)
  2. Skiver - a split sheepskin leather (origin: Old Norse)
  3. 1947 British Industries Fair p239