This is a simple repository of all things Blanco. There is a lot of information out there but much of it is hidden away in forums of one sort and another and not that accessible.

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.

Blanco brand name

Blanco block

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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