00/ ORIGINAL INSURANCE WITH THE LIVERPOOL & LONDON & GLOBE ENAMEL SIGN/ NOW SOLD………..

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Description

THE LIVERPOOL AND LONDON AND GLOBE INSURANCE WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1836 AS THE LIVERPOOL FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY.

IN 1847 THE COMPANY PURCHASED THE BUSINESS OF THE LONDON,EDINBURGH AND DUBLIN INSURANCE COMPANY THEN IN 1864 IT MERGED WITH THE LONG ESTABLISHED GLOBE INSURANCE COMPANY.

IN 1919 THE BIGGEST MERGER IN BRITISH INSURANCE HISTORY TOOK PLACE WHEN THE ROYAL INSURANCE COMPANY ACQUIRED THE LIVERPOOL AND GLOBE. THE TWO COMPANIES HAD BEEN THE MAJOR PROVINCIAL INSURANCE COMPANIES OF THE 19TH CENTURY. IT THEN MERGED WITH THE SUN ALLIANCE IN 1966 AND IN 2008 CHANGED ITS NAME TO RSA GROUP AND IS CURRENTLY ONE OF THE LARGEST INSURANCE COMPANIES IN THE UK.

THIS EXAMPLE AS AN ADVERTISING PIECE OF ITS TIME WAS PRODUCED AROUND THE 1930s WITH SOME AREAS OF ENAMEL LOSS AND PARTIAL FADING. IT IS STAMPED CORFILD LTD. 8.W.18.

102 X 76cm.

NOW SOLD…………. U.S.A.