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 What you should know about the Swan Brand, Swan Products Ltd TSS Business of the Month for July 2015

A Birmingham business called Bulpitt and Sons, who carried out the manufacture of copper kettles and lamps in the early days and went on to become a limited company, registered the trademark Swan Brand in the 1920s Stumbling across industrial heritage and people stories in the form of online forums, newspaper articles and photographic images associated with this one time major employer has revealed an interesting social history.  Memories are conveyed online of the factory’s presence in Northwood Street, and later, Camden Street, in Birmingham UK, of the innovative goods they were producing, and neighbouring manufacturers (makers of bikes and jewellery for example) are often talked about and discussed. Collective stories of  these streets and those who worked and lived in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, some dating back from the turn of the last century right up to the regeneration of the area in recent years, are representational of the bigger picture The company’s timeline, in fact, runs from the late nineteenth century through the 1930s (when Swan was the first to develop an electric heating element …

The Townhouse Kettle by SWAN – a product review

The Product 1.7 litre capacity Cordless Kettle by Swan Model SK34010REDN Input voltage – 220-240V Frequency 50Hz UK 13 socket system (if using outside the UK use the correct plug adaptor) Power Consumption 2520-3000 Watts Finish – Red Metallic with stainless steel and a soft touch handle 360 degree base Concealed element Water Gauge 2 year Guarantee Note: The Townhouse kettle weighs just over a kilo (unfilled)     The Place http://www.swan-brand.co.uk The Price RRP £59.99 The Selling and Promotion Find out all you should know about the Swan brand here Townhouse collection is a new kettle and toaster range from Swan. Both appliances in the range come in three different colour options, metallic red, traditional cream and sleek black. The kettles are cordless and are pyramid shaped; a design which fits with both a contemporary and a traditional style kitchen TSS says: The item required little effort to set it up ready for use for the first time. Once the outer and inner packaging is removed from the kettle and its base, it is …