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Inventor
Inventor Peter Corby
Peter Corby
Born8 July 1924
Leamington Spa
Died5 August 2021 | Age 97

Peter Corby 1930

Domestic:Society:1900s
The Corby trouser press, an electrical appliance used to smooth the creases from a pair of trousers, was invented by Peter Corby in 1930.
Peter began producing the press in Windsor with the help of his father. His first customer was Austin Reed.
 

Corby Trouser Press
Corby Trouser Press


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The trouser press proved very popular and soon became a fixture in hotel rooms across the globe. Corby sold the company in 1977 but it is still produced in Britain.
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