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Elkington & Co.

Group  From 1824  To 1963

Categories: Industry

Founded by the brothers George and Henry Elkington in Birmingham. In 1840 they were the first to patent a method that used an electric current to coat an item in a thin layer of metal (normally silver). Electroplating became a huge industry with the Elkington firm at the fore. Taken over by British Silverware in 1963.

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