Monday, August 13, 2012

Peter Robinson, The Rex Shirt, Self-Measurement Form and Price List

Nice 1880s illustrated piece from Peter Robinson's Rex Shirt. Robinson's was located London, England. It was established in 1833 on Oxford Street and soon opened several other locations. In 1903 it was bought by the Cross-Tailoring Company, which is now the Arcadia Group. In 1964 the company launched Peter Robinson's Top Shop. In 1974 Robinson's name was dropped and first stand alone Top Shop was opened.

"Rex" Shirt ad from 1890

Peter Robinson's in 1905 from

Below are some great pieces of postal history from Peter Robinson's. These were taken from the Commercial Overprint Society of Great Britain site which can be found by clicking the link below

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