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LVSAV1993.046

LVSAV1993.046
LVSAV1993.046

Object Number

LVSAV1993.046

Object Name

brick, miniature

Description

miniature shale composition brick embossed "SOL" made at Scottish Oils Ltd brickworks at Pumpherston as a trade sample or promotional item, circa 1950

Notes

"SOL bricks" were first produced at Pumpherston Brickworks c.1934. Using a mixture of lime and spent shale. The bricks were in great demand in the post-war area for both domestic and industrial building projects

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