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 […]
We were contacted by a Mr Hughes who sent in old photos that included his family members, all who worked at the Mansfield metalbox from 1927 to 1980. Do you recognise anyone in the photos? If so, comment below! 🙂 If you have any pictures or memories you would like to share, click here!
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 […]
A big thanks to David Hughes who has sent us this lovely little bit of history about the Mansfield Metalbox site, right back to when it was Barringers, Wallace and Manners – so a couple of years ago! My Grandpa, Leslie Wass, worked at Metal Box for 39 years (from the Barringers, Wallace and Manners […]
Hi All Sorry that the site has been down for a few weeks, didn’t notice until today as we are busy busy here! Have you got any old Metalbox stories? Did you work at a Metalbox site when you were younger? Send in your stories! 🙂