Port Elizabeth of Yore: Fischer’s Jewellers

One of the very earliest photos of the newly opened Fischer & Co building in Main Street circa 1914

Not only Fischer’s Jewellers embody the essence of Port Elizabeth but for many of its citizens, especially in prior generations, Fischer’s was their preferred choice for jewellery. Apart from this obvious connection, my grandmother had another, more obtuse connection, to this iconic store. 

Main picture: One of the very earliest photos of the newly opened Fischer & Co building in Main Street circa 1914

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