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Old 25th Jun 2012, 10:48 am   #12
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Default Re: Original Old Advertisement

Originally Posted by kalee20 View Post
It's curious, too, as it appears to be on a concrete-rendered wall - which usually indicates that an adjoining property has been sliced off. But this must have been a long time ago, else the Ekco advert would never have been applied.
I suspect the adjoining building was a blitz casualty, and the Ekco ad dates from the late 40s. It's surprising that a bombsite has taken 70 years to be redeveloped, but it does happen. Southampton got quite a pasting in WW2.
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