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Edmund Fifield

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Re: Rackhams
« Reply #22 on: June 20, 2018, 08:45:55 PM »
Snap Phil,used to shop at Cecil Gees in1957 and also a great little shop in Stafford St. Was that Bernstiens on the Bristol Rd opposite the old coffe bar the El Sombrero,had a couple of suits made there.

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Re: Rackhams
« Reply #23 on: June 20, 2018, 09:27:43 PM »
I don't recall any mens clothing shop in Stafford Street and the Tailor on Bristol Street was probably Kurt Pressburger who was popular in the 60's but I stoppped with Morris as I got a good discount.
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Edmund Fifield

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Re: Rackhams
« Reply #24 on: June 21, 2018, 04:49:14 PM »
Remember now it was Pressbergers

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Re: Rackhams
« Reply #25 on: June 21, 2018, 05:30:11 PM »
I made a mistake. It was around 1980 that we shopped at Rackhams.     :-[
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Edmund Fifield

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Re: Rackhams
« Reply #26 on: June 21, 2018, 06:34:41 PM »
Phil,as you came from the Fire St down Stafford St it was about 50 yards before the traffic lights on the right,bought a grey ,white and black overcoat from there that how my wife fell in love with me,said I looked like a young Dean Martin in1959

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Re: Rackhams
« Reply #27 on: June 21, 2018, 07:01:22 PM »
Edmund you are most likely talking about J R Mansell Outfitters, they were halfway between Ryder Street and Dale End.
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Re: Rackhams
« Reply #28 on: June 21, 2018, 08:34:03 PM »
chatwins was my shop I remember saving up to buy an overcoat for the winter it took me six pay packs after I had paid my way I come out of work on the Friday night went to the shop to pay the rest for my coat then I took it home on that night I went out with my girl friend who is now my wife we went to the west end cinema  when we come out it was snowing hard so standing waiting for the bus I opened my coat and she got inside and I wrapped it round us she was like toast it was the best over coat I ever had at the time I think it wasŁ12 pound  money well spent
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Re: Rackhams
« Reply #29 on: June 21, 2018, 11:13:34 PM »
Always thought it was Stafford St

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Re: Rackhams
« Reply #30 on: June 21, 2018, 11:52:18 PM »
Always thought it was Stafford St


Halfway between Ryder Street and Dale End on Stafford Street.
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Re: Rackhams
« Reply #31 on: June 22, 2018, 09:52:06 AM »
That was the one Phil,a very nice cloths shop ,even got my brother to shop there.

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Re: Rackhams
« Reply #32 on: June 22, 2018, 09:55:51 AM »
Roy,bought a couple of things from Chatwins quite a nice clothes shop