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Looking To The Future

In 1934, the same year the first passenger plane arrived in Jersey, Hettich became a limited liability company and Edwin moved from town to live in a newly built house above First Tower.  An innovator and always interested in technological developments, he was the proud owner of one of the first cars on the Island.

The shop was one of the earliest to have gas powered electric lighting.  Even with an eye on the future, 'old fashioned' customer service values have always remained one of Hettich's trademarks.

In the same year, Antony (Tony) Chinn, son of Edwin's second daughter Freida and James B Chinn, was born.  Having no son himself, Edwin earmarked Tony to be his successor in the business.

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