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Re: Hyman Jacobs the Tailor [Re: kenisherwood] #631091
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I bought my first bespoke suit from Hymy when I came out of the army in 1959.I went back in 1960 for my wedding suit which cost 30gns,I was earning about 10 a week at Lairds.I remember going for a fitting and trying on the half made jacket,Hymy tore off one of the lapels he was not happy with, nothing left the shop until Hymy was satisfied.You did not go to Hyman Jacobs if you wanted a suit tomrrow or even next week.Those were the days when we all wore a suit when we went out ,even to the local.

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i worked for hymn jacobs 1977 great fun hard work but lot fun customers always happy

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Had my first suit from Hepworths in Grange road and only had one more made to measure suit after that for my wedding. Luckily after that the wife's cousin used to pass along some of his tailored suits as he was a salesman and used to buy a new one every 6 months

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My great grandfather was Hymie Jacobs. Do you have a photo of him or the shop?

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Originally Posted by sandrajill
My great grandfather was Hymie Jacobs. Do you have a photo of him or the shop?



He always had an advert running during the interlude at the cinema, perhaps 60s/70s

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