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(C) Vin Callcut 2002-2014.  Small extracts can be used with acknowledgements to 'Oldcopper.org' website. 

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    John Shaw & Sons Ltd, Fourth Avenue, Bushbury, Wolverhampton, used a 'Governor' Trade Mark and J.S.S. or JS&S mark on their blowlamps, etc.  For three pages of information, see:
 

For three pages of information, see: http://www.localhistory.scit.wlv.ac.uk/Museum/metalware/general/shaw.htm  

  These photographs are of a blowlamp owned by Frank SharmanCentred is the 'Governor' pictogram.
 

See also Ross Mellows':     http://www.spiritburner.com/fusion/showtopic.php?tid/29/  

  The 'Governor' Trade Mark on a plumber's blowlamp.
    John  Shaw, Britool, James Neil Holdings  In the 1970s the firm was taken over by James Neill Holdings plc of Sheffield, another long established tool company.  The Shaw name has since disappeared although Britool is a household name in the UK.            
     
    This is small wick adjustor button used on a small hand oil lamp.
     
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