Thermometer, John A. Suckling Ltd.; OHS OJ013


Thermometer, John A. Suckling Ltd.

Place Made


Medium and Materials

Wood, glass, metal

Inscription and Marks

John A. Suckling Ltd for canvas and camping goods, phone 289M Otahuhu


222mm h x 38mm w

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

retail trade

Subject and Association Keywords

outdoor recreation

Subject and Association Description

The business John A. Suckling Limited was involved in the sale of camping equipment and canvas goods. The business operated from 161A Great South Road, Otahuhu, Auckland. The shop was known to be trading as a retail store during the 1960s.

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Graeme Joyes 29 May 2017 10:23 AM,UTC

Yes, I'm wrong. 161 is on the other side of the road to 118. The numbering obviously slips.

Graeme Joyes 29 May 2017 10:19 AM,UTC

I think the address is incorrect. We lived exactly opposite and our address was 118. Our phone was 289S but I will do a google street search to confirm.

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