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Waterford Castings: good looks more than skin deep

I have been introduced to an exclusive material from Waterford Stanley‘s archives which give a fascinating insight into the manufacturing process. The articles date from the time when Rayburn cookers were still made in the […]

Truburn Cooker by Allied Ironfounders

Along with Stanley and Rayburn cookers the foundry in Waterford  and the  Dobbie Forbes foundry used to manufacture similar type of cookers called Truburn.  They were all branded under the Allied Ironfounders brand. Truburns also […]

Hanslip Fletcher for Flavel

Going through a Flavel brochure from our AGA Rangemaster Group archive I came across some intriguing ‘photographic’ style illustrations by Hanslip Fletcher (1874-1955). He was one of the most renowned commercial artists of his time […]

Jul, 23

The Stanley Tradition

Today I would like to reveal more about the history of the Stanley and hopefully add some spice to the already existing knowledge about this traditional brand. With restrictions on exports of British goods to […]

Jul, 21

Flavel’s Kitchener

William Flavel(1819-1892), iron-founder and businessman,  invented the ‘Leamington Kitchener’ – considered to be the progenitor of modern cookers. He set up a manufacturing company which in 1803 his son, John Flavel, moved to Leamington Spa. […]

Jul, 18

Baths Advertisements by Allied Ironfounders

By the 1960s Allied Ironfounders had already started branding its wide range of products under one brand and logo – AI (Allied Iron), as earlier suggested by Mather and Crowther, their advertising agency. The  Minute […]

Jul, 16

1930s AGA Rangemaster Group’s Timeline

I am planning to reveal soon a series of vintage advertisements from Allied Ironfounders from AGA Rangemaster Group archive but before that I would like to give you some background information on the history timeline. […]

Jul, 14

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