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Presentation clock, 1926
 
   
Presentation clock, 1926
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Brief Description: Clock presented to Mr Charles Seymour, a baker at Huntley & Palmers, for 50 years service
Subject Date: 1926
 
Full Description: Long service like Charles Seymour's was not unusual in the biscuit factory. In 1946 the then Chairman, Sir Eric Palmer, presented 10 clocks to men who, with their families, had given a total of 775 years service to the firm. This made a total of 412 clocks presented by Sir Eric since his appointment as Chairman in 1926 - representing 20,600 years service.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Biscuit Factory, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 28.5cm, Width: 39.0cm, Depth: 18.0cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, technology <time>, working life
Name Subject: Charles Seymour
Content Type: clock
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1998.185.1
Unique ID: rm-rm-1998_185_1~1_001-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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