Chatur Bihari & Bros, Aligarh U.P.

 
[the following information has been kindly provided by the Grandson of Mr. Chatur Bihari Sharma]
 
     The firm M/S Chatur Bihari & Bros., Pala Sahibabad, Aligarh U.P. was established by Shri Chatur Bihari Lal Sharma, a member of a landlord family. There were 4 brothers. The firm manufactured and supplied TICKET DATING PRESSES, BADGES, BUTTONS for MILITARY and POLICE, BRASS POSTAL SCALES and GREASE GUNS. They were 4 brothers - Shri Chatur Bihari Lal Sharma (Advocate), Shri Avadh Bihari Lal Sharma (Er.), Shri Prem Bihari Lal Sharma (Special Magistrate First Class) and Prof. Phool Bihari Sharma. The company started in the 4th decade around 1933; It was finished after his death in 1980s, but the badge manufacturing finished around 1972. Our company was first in India to manufacture NCC (National Cadet Corps) Badges.  Among the brothers, Prof. P.B.Sharma, Retired Professor, Aligarh Muslim University, is surviving. The firm was reputed for its quality products.
 
 
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Note: "U.P." = United Provinces pre 1947, and Uttar Pradesh post 1947.
Also see Wikipedia for Aligarh, U.P.
 
some examples of badges with this mark: (clickable)
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The King's Regiment (Liverpool) KK 1974 The Welch Regiment KK 654 Royal Welch Fusiliers KK 623 The Rifle Brigade KK 2019  
 
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