Brass 33.5m diameter. ESTABLISHED 1825 D. HILL & Co. MAKERS OF ALL KINDS OF FISHERMEN'S AND SEAMAN'S CLOTHING NORTH SHIELDS in 8 lines. R. ESTABLISHED 1825 D. HILL & Co. WOOLLEN MANUFACTURERS GENERAL DRAPERS OUTFITTERS & SHIPPERS NORTH SHIELDS in 8 lines.
Mitchiner 8007 (Where it's valued at £75). Gardiner page 87. Very slight staining, some original lustre, VF-GVF
1825 The company was established as Dennis Hill's Drapery, in North Shields.
He expanded in to upholstery and carpeting and grew into a department shop along Union Street, North Shields
In 1898 Hill and Co of North Shields, Newcastle and Sunderland merged with Carter and Co. of Stockton and West Hartlepool, to become one of the largest clothing and furnishing groups in the region.
D. Hill, Carter and Co, makers of all kinds of fishermen's and seamen's clothing and boots.
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