Thomas De La Rue and Company Limited 1958 - 1991

London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

1821 - company founded by Thomas de la Rue in London in business as a stationer and printer;

1831 - printed playing cards (under a Royal Warrant)

1855 - printed postage stamps

1860 - printed banknotes

1896 - family partnership became a private company: Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited

1921 - de la Rue family sold their interests in the company

1958 - name changed to The De La Rue Company Limited

1991 - company name changed to De La Rue plc

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