Antique and collectible history / London

G.E. Walton & Co. Ltd. Gold Locket

G.E. WALTON & CO. LTD. Jeweller, Gold & Silversmith

By the late Victorian era this firm was described as one of the largest watch-key and gold & silver chain makers in the world. At this time it employed as many as 300 highly skilled workers. The company manufactured patented goods for other businesses. For example Birch’s patent watch keys and also other brands of watch keys.
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Pygmalion Compact History And Patents

Historical And Patent Information About The Pygmalion Brand Compacts

Research carried out by powder compact specialist Juliette Edwards reveals that the Pygmalion name was owned by British company S. D. Rand Ltd., which was based in London. The name was registered 'for cosmetic boxes' by Salo David Rand in 1942. S. D. Rand Ltd was incorporated in 1949. 
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