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Swaine Adeney Brigg

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Established in the 1750s, the company won royal patrons for its elegant riding and driving whips, and in 1798 was appointed whip-maker to His Majesty George III. Remarkably, this appointment has been renewed by every sovereign since. While whip-making remains an important part of Swaine Adeney Brigg's heritage the advent of the motor car at the end of the 19th Century encouraged the company to turn its leather-working skills to the manufacture of luggage sets for the new leisure activity of motoring. Gradually, high-class luggage and travel accessories came to form the core of the business. This range was greatly expanded in 1943 when Swaine & Adeney, as it was then called, merged with the famous umbrella manufacturer Thomas Brigg and Sons. Founded around 1808 by Charles Brigg it had quickly established itself as a maker of quality umbrellas and walking sticks. In 1884, it was the first company to be honoured with an appointment as umbrella-maker to Queen Victoria. As at Swaine & Adeney, Brigg's prided itself on the excellence of its raw materials and the skill of its workers in fashioning them into singularly beautiful and useful objects. Our workshops in Norfolk and Cambridgeshire are home to craftsmen and women stitching leather and fixing umbrella components with as much skill as it was done 200 years ago. There is experimentation and innovation, but there is also respect for old knowledge and appreciation for the distinctive appeal of natural material. Every product has its own beauty; all reflect the skill of generations.

We are delighted to attend the Coronation Festival Event to be held in Buckingham Palace in July 2013 and consider it an excellent opportunity to showcase the very best of British excellence to a select Domestic and International audience.

Email:

enquiries@
swaine-adeney-brigg.co.uk

Telephone:

0207 409 7277

Address

7 Piccadilly Arcade

St James's

London

SW1Y 6NH

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