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Dec 1921.

of Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs, and Limoges, France

1870 Company established. See Albert Francis Wenger

1874 Advert. 'CRYSTALISED BORACIC ACID, chemically Pure, for the manufacture of China, Earthenware, and Enamel Colours, may be had from A. WENGER, 281, WATERLOO-ROAD, COBRIDGE'.[1]

1895 Incorporated as a private limited company.

1914 Manufacturers of colours and chemicals for potters, glazed brick manufacturers, glassmakers and enamellers on metal. Specialities: enamels and underglaze colours, metallic oxides, prepared bodies, glazes and frits, liquid gold, silver and lustres, all articles for glassmakers and prepared enamels for cast and sheet iron, copper and jewellery and grinders of raw materials, stone, flint, felspar, fluorspar; suppliers of all requisites and machines for the ceramic and allied industries. [2]

1964 Company in liquidation. 'WENGERS (ETRURIA) LIMITED Notice is hereby given that the Creditors of the above named Company are required on or before the 29th day of September 1964, to send their names and addresses with particulars of their debts or claims...'[3]

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