Contributions are most welcome and all contributors will be acknowledged and hopefully, with time, this web site will become a valuable resource to those that seek information about the mysterious substance that is Blanco from pre-20th Century through WWI and WWII and beyond.
Joseph Pickering & Sons Ltd
Pickerings in many ways illustrate the archetypal rise of the Victorian family-based industry only to fall in the 1990’s as the money men grip the business.
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Can you help?
The current topic under investigation is the existence of Blanco for RAF webbing. For sure there was a Pickerings version that appeared in 1954 but was there ever a WW2 version? If you have any blue-grey Blanco in your collection or indeed any documentary evidence then it would be great to hear from you.
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