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Martin Stove & Range Co.

Location: Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama
Founders: W.H. and Charles Martin
Period of Production: 1917-1953
Products Manufactured: Full Line
Brand Names: Perfection

Martin Timeline

1905 - At behest of its salesmen, the Martin brothers, King Hardware Co. of Atlanta, GA purchases Loman Stove Works of Sheffield, AL. Martin brothers take over operation of Sheffield foundry, and rename it King Stove & Range.
1917 - Martin brothers purchase King Stove & Range, and subsequently the Florence Stove Foundry of Florence, AL, renaming it Martin Stove & Range. Use of King trademark gradually disappears.
1953 - Martin discontinues general manufacture of hollow ware.

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