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The Hornet · 1M ago

Mike and Nick and Gun and Luckett

Mike and Nick, father and son friends of Hornets sent us the above book. It’s published in 1937 and will be added to our extensive and well known reference library, which holds books on vint...
The Hornet · 1M ago

Unbridled Luxury

Billionaire Couture shoes, one pair in Alligator and Cashmere sweaters by Sulka. Hornets goes right across the board from classic to luxury, with stylish excellence in between.
The Hornet · 1M ago

The Major’s Shoes

An unusual pair of bespoke square toed shoes by Foster and Son with the original shoe trees. They are from the old Duke of York Street shop, which puts them before 1966, probably they are 19...
The Hornet · 2M ago

The Major’s shoes

An extremely rare pair of coarse fishing boots by Hardy Bros. circa 1920. A tough ‘no nonsense’ hobnailed boot in canvas and leather. Size 11.   Hornets shoe sizes. 6 to 12.  
The Hornet · 3M ago

Country Cousins

(painting by Lucy Pratt, “First Poppy”, oil on canvas 32×32 inches) My country cousin James made his money in property and business in London, then in his late thirties moved permanently to ...
The Hornet · 3M ago

Easter opening times

Hornets, open over the Easter Holiday in all four shops, 11 to 6.  
The Hornet · 3M ago

Where it all started.

The first Hornets, tucked away just north of Marylebone. Fortunately opposite the Priory Clinic which had a lot of famous and creative clients, some of them old friends of Bill Hornets. Word...
The Hornet · 3M ago

A Buttonhole to be reckoned with

The Hornet · 4M ago

Chuck Berry R I P

The last of my three heroes. The others, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash. Thanks guys. BH.  
The Hornet · 4M ago

The Major’s Shoes

A vintage, unused, pair of 1950’s Veldtschoen shoes by George Webb. A tough, but handsome country shoe. Size 8 1/2 Hornets shoe sizes 6 to 12