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W Dowler & Sons

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W Dowler & Sons, founded in 1744 in Birmingham, was a large-scale manufacturer of numerous goods, notably buttons, Vesta matches, hand bells, letter balances, swords, corkscrews and whistles. [1]

8 relations: Birmingham, Brass, Corkscrew, James Dixon & Sons, Metropolitan Police Service, Sword, Wakefield City Police, Whistle.


Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Brass is a metallic alloy that is made of copper and zinc.

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A corkscrew is a tool for drawing corks from wine bottles, beer bottles and other household bottles before the invention of screw caps and Crown corks.

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James Dixon & Sons

J Dixon & Sons (James Dixon & Sons) founded 1806 in Sheffield, was one of the major British manufacturers in the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century.

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Metropolitan Police Service

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), commonly known as the Metropolitan Police and informally as the Met, is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London, excluding the "square mile" of the City of London, which is the responsibility of the City of London Police.

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A sword is a bladed weapon intended for slashing or thrusting that is longer than a knife or dagger.

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Wakefield City Police

Wakefield City Police was the police force for the city of Wakefield in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England between the years of 1848 and 1968.

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A whistle is an instrument which produces sound from a stream of gas, most commonly air.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W_Dowler_%26_Sons

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