British Needle Co.


From Grace’s Guide British Industrial History  – 1929 British Industries Fair

British Needle Co of Argosy Works, Redditch, Worcestershire. Telephone: Redditch 119. Cables: “Argosy, Redditch”

The Company was founded in 1918 by Mr Frank Hawker, who died in April 1968.

  • 1929 Advert for Darning Outfits, Sewing Needles, Advertising Novelties. Including: Crochet Hooks, Knitting Pins, Needle Cases and Workboxes; Ladies’ Handbags; Pocket Wallets, Fancy Leather Goods. (Fancy Goods Section – Stand No. J.83)


1972   became part of Abel Morrall