Wednesday, 26 October 2016
Found at Kempton yesterday morning in the half light of the year 2016, a Kelly's Directory for London for the year 1934. Amongst the 3786 pages a list of Fishing Tackle Makers, Fishing Rod Makers, Dlr's (Dealers) and Stores - Departmental and significantly the name Hessin T. & Co. Ashleigh Works, Redditch, whose abandoned factory I had the privilege to walk round five years ago.
Saturday, 22 October 2016
Friday, 21 October 2016
Delighted to be working with my good friend Jack Sellen supplying items of wonder for the fit-out of his public-house-in-a-horse-box 'The Draught Horse' which will be taking to the roads and by-ways next year. You can read more about the progress of the build over the coming weeks and months here.
Wednesday, 12 October 2016
Originally despatched from the Hardy Bros. Warehouse at their London and North British Works in Alnwick and bought in recent days in the early light of Kempton and elsewhere a Hardy Exalta and a Hardy Perfect, both for immediate sale to ladies or gentlemen who may be passing by the old glass windows of my website.
Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Thursday, 6 October 2016
Bought recently from a seaside town of many chimney pots and for immediate sale 'In the Shop Window' of my stall-on-a-virtual-b-road www.andrewsofarcadia.com, a rare and possibly unique Hook Salesman's Wallet from W. Woodfield & Sons of Redditch dating from the late Victorian Era. Along with a number of old London fishing tackle shop catalogues in the cardboard-box-under-the-counter-Madam, you-only-need-ask and some close ups of two reels bought from a gentleman in the vaults of town earlier this week and which are for immediate sale at 'Just in, Sir'.
Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Delivery has been taken by covered motor lorry of a quantity of Between-the-Wars & Post-War British Reels from the likes of Allcock, Farlow and J. Bernard & Son. A selection are for immediate sale along with a number of other items which have been reduced in price to clear at the warehouse of soul also known as 'Just in, Sir' which may be found on the virtual b-road www.andrewsofarcadia.com.