Joseph Pickering & Sons Ltd
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.




More and more dubbin and polish products are being added to the website along with company histories – the most comprehensive site covering footwear care on the web?

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This website is constantly updated, the last six additions are below.



This page was last updated: 14th October 2010