J.E. Hollands & Sons Television and Electrical
55 Cinque Ports Street and later 12 Cinque Ports Street 1950’s & 60’s
Rye was a boom town in the 1960’s – There were five television shops competing for business in the rapidly developing Television Era.
The Television Shop at 55 Cinque Ports Street. Drawn from memory by Paul Vincent
The Hollands’ business started at 55 Cinque Ports Street in 1957 and expanded quickly. Taking over Fred Taylor’s Restaurant for the winter of 1960 and then
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In 1962 J E Hollands & Sons the Rye Television firm won a Bentley Open Tourer in an RGD Television Sales Competition.
One of their customers had the value of the Bentley, which at that time was £1,500 and the firm won a further £1,000 for their efforts.
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Rye Television Business wins a Bentley
The Rye Television business of J. E. Hollands & Sons won this wonderful old Bentley in a television sales competition in 1964. One of their customers also won
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Rye Bonfire Society have had their ups and downs over the years. This feature looks at the good and bad times, successes and failures since the War.
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An opportunity arrived in the form of televisions at a lower price than had previously been possible. There was a catch, no less than 72 identical sets had to be ordered, they could be paid for over four months but the whole lot would be delivered on the same day.
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When R.P.M. Was King
Good times and bad times seem to go in cycles. The 1960’s, especially the first half, were boom times for Rye.
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Bingo Special Put On By Local Television Business
J. E. Hollands & Sons, and held on the 7th January at the Congregational Hall was a great success. Well over three hundred people filled the top and bottom floors to
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