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Thursday, 4 June 2020

If you appreciate the information found on this Blog,
I wanted to give you the possibility to invite me for a cup of coffee.

Szigony Müszaki Vállalat - card

I bought this "postcard" (10€) as 'buy-it-now' ... no contact with the seller... what a shame...

Tuesday, 21 April 2020

The VITTORIA BRASSFOUNDRY - "and they lived happily ever after?"

In the Newspapers on the 13th of March 1971, you will read:

"Foundry closing after director and secretary disappear"

The managing director cannot be found. The 30-year-old secretary is also missing from home.

In the Newspapers on the 08th of June 1971, you will read:

Mr. Clarke, aged 54. is owed 113,500 for 11 months undrawn salary by the company, Vittoria Brassfoundry and Engineering Company Ltd., of Middlemore Lane West. He has been traced by police through a company car he was driving...

In the Newspapers on the 11th of June 1971, you will read:

"Director who left firm apologises"

... 150 worker who later lost their Job. Four months ago 54-year-old John Clare left the Aldridge company without notice. His 30-year-old secretary. Mrs Joy Thompson, a divorcee, also went at the...


Maybe Joy Thompson (Clare or Clark if they married) is still alive.
She would be 79-year-old now.
Not impossible.

Where the British ATOMIC home Espresso Coffee Makers were made:

Sunday, 19 April 2020

Thank you Smiling Princess Alexandra!!! / 12. May 1961

"When asked to accept a gift,
 the Princess chose an
'atomic' coffee machine
produced by
Vittoria Brass Foundry"