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J Sainsbury

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 173 Drury Lane in London 1919, closed 1958. The window says Head Office, Stamford St in Blackfriars.

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J Sainsbury in 1919
One of two green Prototypes for a Limited Edition of 2000
Issued in 1998 as No 3 in
Hazle 2000 Millennium Series
on London Sainsbury’s

 Christmas fruits advertisement in 1929.

The Sainsbury’s Story
John and his wife Mary Ann sold eggs, milk, and butter from 1869. With tiled walls and marble tops for hygiene, they stocked “the best butter in London”. “Quality Perfect, Prices Lower” was their motto. John died in 1928 with 200 stores. In 1962 grandson Alan became Lord Sainsbury of Drury Lane. Firsts were own-brands 1882, self-service 1950, bakeries 1970, recycled bags 1989, Fairtrade 1994 and battery egg ban 2009.

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 Part of a 1960 packet for own-brand tea.

 A charming early 1900s cartoon.

 Store mosaic 1890-1930.

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