Dollond and Aitchison

industry:
Optician,
Spectacles manufacturer
Nationality:
British

1927: James Aitchison took over the business of Dollond & Co. to form Dollond & Aitchison. Traded in London then nationally in Britain; 1969: headquarters moved to Birmingham; 1999: taken over by De Rigo, Italian spectacle manufacturers, but D&A name retained