1940's HOMACOL LIQUID SOAP DISPENSERS
HORTONS OF RICKMANSWORTH STAYBRITE STEEL & TEXTURED GLASS
HOMACOL brand wall mounted liquid soap dispensers, circa 1940's manufactured by HORTON of Rickmansworth. Stipple textured clear glass soap reservoirs with frame, mount and dispensing fixtures constructed from 'FIRTH STAYBRITE' a stainless steel of exceptional quality that has lived up to its name (developed in 1924 'STAYBRITE' in addition to chromium, included nickel in its composition improving its resistance to corrosion).
The nozzle unscrews to fill the glass reservoir with liquid soap, the tab on the front of the dispenser is pressed tipping the nozzle, dispensing the soap into your hand hygienically drop by drop . Stylish deco HOMACOL logo prominently engraved onto the front steel tab, a fantastic pair to wall mounted as intended over deco style basins.
£300 pair SOLD
DIMENSIONS: Bracket width 11cm
Protrudes from wall approx 15cm
Maximum height approx 14 cm
CONDITION: Very Good, working condition. Carefully disassembled, cleaned and polished before re-assembly.
1938 Horton advertisment shown below courtesy of 'Graces Guide to British Industrial History' www.gracesguide.co.uk, an invaluable resource to anyone interested in the history of British manufacturing.