Bought recently at auction and for immediate sale in the West End catacomb of my website marked by the simple words 'Just in Sir!' a Black Japanned Circular Combined Fly Box and Cast Tin originally sold within earshot of the bells of St. James in Piccadilly by Bernard & Son at the end of the century before last and an early alloy Trout Reel from Carter of South Molton Street.
Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Friday, 24 April 2015
Captain Kettle meets the Spitalfields Irregulars Uptown
A day most convivial on the stall yesterday as dogs barked and tea was drunk fervently in remembrance of friends lost and in honour of all our favourite saints. A day marked by the appearance early in the morning on a neighbouring stall of Captain Kettle 'the most Popular and most Talked about Hero of present day Stories of Adventure'.
Wednesday, 22 April 2015
In the Shop Window and Elsewhere
Currently residing for sale In the Shop Window of my website a rarely seen fly box bearing the badge of the late J. Forrest of Thomas St. (Oxford St.) London alongside a number of other items for immediate purchase by ladies or gentlemen of taste at the altar of tut known as Just in Sir!
Friday, 17 April 2015
Wednesday, 15 April 2015
A Brave New Old World
Once upon a time in Arcadia namely Between-the-Wars and in the Post-War Period brave new worlds were constructed entirely from plastic. For immediate sale in the old fashioned futuristic halls of my website are a couple of items made during these crazes and bought yesterday from an old school dealer.
Wednesday, 8 April 2015
We Always Dress Like This
To be found today in the parquet clad hall of my website known as Just in Sir! a small number of items exquisite which are for immediate and unhesitating sale.
Friday, 3 April 2015
Give Us This Day Our Pressed Bread
Bought yesterday from a gentleman dealer at the market a Lesney Bread Bait Press in its original box. For immediate sale in the rooms in the old part of town known as my website.
Wednesday, 1 April 2015
A London Lost and a London Found
Bought recently at auctions within and beyond the Outskirts of All Pandemonium and for immediate sale in the vaulted chambers of my website known as Just in Sir! several items of fine fishing tackle from a number of well and lesser known former London tackle dealers from Edward Bowness of Mortimer Street to Ogden Smith of Hyde Park Corner and the good old Army & Navy in Victoria.
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