I. & J. BARBER
Era Works, Wheeldon Street, Sheffield
BARBER, I. & J., Cutlery Manufacturers, Era Works, Wheeldon Street, Sheffield. Hours of Business: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Office; Factory varies. Established in 1804 by Isaac Barber and James Barber, for many years controlled by James Barber and afterwards by his son. Present Proprietors: Thos. Ellin & Co., Ltd., Sylvester Works, Sheffield; also own and work the businesses of James Barlow & Sons, G. Hides & Sons, John Shaw & Sons, and others. Specialities: Spring Knives, Table Cutlery, Razors, Scissors, Canteen and Cased Goods of every description. Trade Marks: " Era," " Excelsior," " Echo," " Secure," " Koh-i-Noor," " James Barber, Sheffield." Connection: United Kingdom, Foreign, Colonial. Telephone: No. 2593 Sheffield. Telegraphic Address: " Excelsior, Sheffield." Bankers: London City and Midland Bank, Ltd.
Source: Whitaker's Red Book of Commerce or Who's Who in Business - 1914