Britannia Manufacturing Company
(Company history here)
Britannia engineering manufactory was in Colchester. Illustrated here are their machines based on Wheeler & Wilson, Singer, Thomas and Willcox & Gibbs systems.
Britannia Anchor XL
Serial Number 318, c. 1870s
From the Harry Berzack Museum
The Victorian registration (surrounded by X L) reads this design was the seventh to be registered on 16th October 1871. 1 at the very top signifies metal class.
Serial Number 1477, after 1867
An improved Wheeler & Wilson. "Manufactured in the principle of the Wheeler & Wilson with improvements. Patented June 1st 1867.". The case folds down and the table is in the shape of a clover leaf.