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Order 1879

Order for galvanized padlocks from hardware dealers T. H. Peterson, Birmingham, to Richard Hodson and Son Willenhall (est. 1794). One of the many hundreds of such documents preserved by the Hodsons and now part of the Locksmith's House archive at the Black Country Museum. The Hodsons exported to South America, Chile, Peru and Russia.


Area: Willenhall

Theme: Locks and safes


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