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Factory Voices – Mansfield Metalbox Audi Series – EP1

Posted by Olly April 14th, 2016

Jude from Sound Delivery contacted us as she was part of a series aimed at capturing the stories from Mansfield Metalbox workers from the 1940’s to the present day. It is an amazing series, and ill drip feed the episodes onto the website so you can hear all the fascinating stories from ex workers at […]

Imperial Industries Club Tin – Made at Metalbox?

Posted by Olly November 9th, 2015

We had an email from a fan in Australia, who sent in a picture of this beautiful embossed metal container; He asks; “Hello, Attached is a photo of a metal container I found at my mothers in Australia. I believe it may have been made by Barringer, Wallis & Manners in the 1930s. Any assistance […]

Mansfield Metalbox Watercolour Painting

Posted by Olly March 27th, 2015

Had a submission from a really talented local artist; I am a local Artist and I have a oil painting of the Metal Box factory. I painted this picture just as it was being demolished and made a few quick watercolours on the scene that lead to this picture. The painting is on canvas measuring […]