14th December 2017

I bought an old ‘MacRobertson Clematis Assorted Chocolates’ tin containing old buttons.  Most of the buttons were nothing special,  but also inside were a couple of vintage,  double-sided advertising flyers from the late1950s.

The Pinnock Manufacturing company was floated in 1956 to manufacture Fridor sewing machines and household appliances.  Fridor sewing machines were at that time imported from Holland.  They were running into trouble by 1971 and have since been de-listed.

Fashion Patterns advertised in the Australian Women’s Weekly from 1939-1963.  You would post in your orders to your state’s distributors.

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