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Advert For J. B. Miles, Gas Fitter & Locksmith

Advert For J. B. Miles, Gas Fitter & Locksmith

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Evan.9046

Item number: 9046

Genre: Leaflet

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This is a trade card advertising the services of J. B. Miles gas fitter and locksmith located in Lower Street, Deal. Locksmiths were local handymen and knew about carpentry and pluming, were familiar with locks and tools and understand how to fix a range of household appliances. Not only did they sell household goods and machinery but also told their customers how to use them. Store windows would have been filled with tools, knives, nails and other pieces of metal and inside every shelf was packed with objects.

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