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Hill Carter & Co North shields
« on: August 08, 2017, 08:52:54 AM »
D. Hill, Carter and Co

Hill-Carter are makers of all kinds of fishermen's and seamen's clothing and boots.

1825 The company was established as Dennis Hill's Drapery, in North Shields.

He expanded in to upholstery and carpeting and grew into a department shop along Union Street, North Street.

North Shields, Stockton on Tees and West Hartlepool.

In 1898 Hill and Co of North Shields, Newcastle and Sunderland merged with Carter and Co of Stockton and West Hartlepool, to become one of the largest clothing and furnishing groups in the region.

The North Shields department store building was demolished in 1988.

27 High Street, Sunderland.

High Street and Silver Street, Stockton-on-Tees.
Source

Catalogue from D Hill, Carter & Co 1902

halfpenny copper 22.8mm
sixpence aluminium 20mm
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Re: Hill Carter & Co North shields
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2017, 09:40:43 AM »
There are likely other denominations. The gap between halfpenny and sixpence is too wide. Credit tokens again?

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Re: Hill Carter & Co North shields
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2017, 10:20:16 AM »
They happen to be the only two pieces in my collection at present.
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