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File:Yourself.alfreddunhill-746x1024.jpeg|Alfred - © Alfred Dunhill Ltd.
 
File:Yourself.alfreddunhill-746x1024.jpeg|Alfred - © Alfred Dunhill Ltd.
 
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With great energy and creativity, Alfred was also involved in building construction in mid-1902<ref name=balfour6>Balfour, Michael. (1992). Alfred Dunhill, One Hundred Years and More (p.40). London, Weidenfield and Nicolson.</ref>, concurrently with the motor business, and in 1905, after he sold his interest in Dunhill's Motorities, he opens a company to develop patents, the "Alfred Dunhill's Patent Development Company, so that he could save fees on other ideas he might have (the offices were at 8 Argyll Place, east of Regent Street - a few doors away from the National Skating Palace). At the end of 1906, he was forced to leave this project to direct his energies to the growing demands of the tobacconist.  
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With great energy and creativity, Alfred was also involved in building construction in mid-1902<ref name=balfour6>Balfour, Michael. (1992). Alfred Dunhill, One Hundred Years and More (p.40). London, Weidenfield and Nicolson.</ref>, concurrently with the motor business, and in 1905, after he sold his interest in Dunhill's Motorities, he opens a company to develop patents, the "Alfred Dunhill's Patent Development Company, so that he could save fees on other ideas he might have (the offices were at 8 Argyll Place, east of Regent Street - a few doors away from the National Skating Palace)<ref name=balfour30>Balfour, Michael. (1992). Alfred Dunhill, One Hundred Years and More (p.30). London, Weidenfield and Nicolson.</ref>. At the end of 1906, he was forced to leave this project to direct his energies to the growing demands of the tobacconist.  
    
Alfred was fascinated by architecture and design and submitted his houses (in the city and the countryside) to frequent changes during his retirement. He also looked into the possibility of investing in the sweets and toy businesses but did not have a chance to pursue them.
 
Alfred was fascinated by architecture and design and submitted his houses (in the city and the countryside) to frequent changes during his retirement. He also looked into the possibility of investing in the sweets and toy businesses but did not have a chance to pursue them.

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