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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th December 1942 Allies in London sentence German war criminals
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Lock & Co...Historical Hats
The oldest family-run hat shop in the world - founded 1676
Location: 6 St. James's Street, SW1A 1EF
Description: And that is a fact - this fantastic shop has been on this spot since 1765, but of course trading even longer.
The family actually invented the bowler hat in 1850 and have supplied the likes of Oscar Wilde, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Depp and more besides...
James Lock & Co is situated near St. James's Palace, and is within close vicinity of three Underground stations: Green Park, Piccadilly Circus, & Charing.
Now go find and enjoy.