Harrods Catalogue c1912

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Wallys-Cast
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Re: Harrods Catalogue c1912

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Thanks for the link Rod. That kept me entertained for over an hour and still more to go.

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Fascinating stuff Rod, the camping section is interesting too although I must resist reading anymore tonight!
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Thanks for posting. It’s going to take me a while but I’m really enjoying that!

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What a wonderful snapshot of life in the early 1900's.
I thought the wasp tongs could be useful even today but maybe a larger size for hornets where I live:

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10b is a great calibre :Sun:

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Thanks for posting this… it’s hours of fun, looking at what the well-heeled could buy 111 years ago. I too wish I had a Time Machine; I’d buy every long gun in Harrod’s inventory at that time. I don’t think any of them would be worth less than £5,000 today, with some of the best Safari rifles and shotguns now in the £50,000 - £100,000 range.

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