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The Xylonite Catalogue: 1882 – 1930


The British Xylonite. Co., founded in 1877, was a leading light in the UK plastics industry - particularly between the two world wars. Apart from its descent in a direct line from the work of [...]

Kelacoma Ltd


Plastics Come to Welwyn Garden City Eric Bailey, formerly ICI Plastics Eric Balley is researching Kelacoma Ltd and would welcome information about the company and its products. An early plastics factory in Welwyn Garden City [...]

Bullo Pill : A Vintage Restorative


A small old-fashioned rubber factory in a remote setting provides a lifeline for owners of vintage and classic cars worldwide. Bullo Pill is a small cluster of dwellings on the western banks of the Severn [...]