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Where is This? 78

Phil

Retired Layabout
Where is this? What is it? What can you tell me about it?

Three for the price of one.

Phil

 
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mike-g

Guest
is it the entrance to the friends meeting place next door to Lewises in Bull st.
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
Well you have got a part of the answer, it was in Birmingham City Centre, but where?

Phil
 

Astonian

gone but not forgotten
Right Next Door To The Old Co/op Or It Could Be The Old Marks And Spencers Oh The High St Judging On The Look Of What Appears To Be A Marble Effect Concrete Divider ,
Before Any Redevelopement Had Taken Plae In The City And You Can Tell By The Old Gas Lamp In The Street ,
 
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BernardR

Guest
Got me beat but then I do not recall seeing shops with those grey panels on them ;)

I have one of those gas lamp lanterns in my garage.
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
Bernie

Those grey panels are what I covered the shop names with, but Grey is a good word to make a start with.

Are there no ex schoolboy philatelist's on this site?

Phil
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
Sorry Ernie not the Norfolk Stamp Co in Needless Alley, but you are on the right track.

Phil
 

bobsummers

60's Townie
Phil this is a tricky one. The shop is on a slight hill from left to right. Also by the shadows the street seems to run from north to south and taken at approx at noon in the summer months.
An uneducated guess is that its in the old bull ring but opposite the open market and its a Stamp shop
Is that the lampost on the left of I beleive this photo you posted, and it looks like the stamp shop has been demolished?

 

Phil

Retired Layabout
Sorry, still no correct answer. I don't know what further clues I can give without giving the answer. What can I tell you, it was on the east side of the street a few doors down from a well known confectioners.

Phil
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
No sorry, its still not right.

I seem to remember this one of of the first streets in Birmingham Centre that was pedestrianised.

Phil
 
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