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Nail making machines in Eclipse Wire Products factory. The company was established in Christchurch in 1920, and a branch opened in Palmerston North in 1925. Palmerston North subsequently expanded to become the head office, with factory, office and yards occupying half an acre. Eclipse Wire Products no longer operates and the building was then occupied by outlet businesses (2008). It is currently a car park servicing the neighbouring businesses [2020]

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection
Date
August 6, 1975
Digitisation ID
2008N_Bc114_TEC_1746
Held In
Coolstore

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