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Sample case, 1902
 
   
Sample case, 1902
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Brief Description: Sales Representatives sample case of 1902, it still contains all its original biscuit samples. View of case without lid
Subject Date: 1902
Creator: Brachers Ltd
 
Full Description: Huntley & Palmers employed a team of sales representatives to win orders both at home and abroad. In the 1830s the first 'Traveller in Grocery' for Thomas Huntley was a man called Thomas Worth. He lived very close to the London Street bakery in Reading. By 1902 when this sample case was made the company had 23 travellers in the UK.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 16.0cm, Length: 66.5cm, Width: 32.5cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, advertising
Content Type: case
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.130.482
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_130_482~1_554-i-01-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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