James Michie and Son

James Michie and Son, Umbrella and Portmanteau Manufacturers, 180, North Street.

    A well-known and thoroughly representative firm in connection with the umbrella, portmanteau, and handbag industries is that of James Michie. This business was established by the present proprietor in 1862.

    The premises comprise a handsome double shop and workroom in the rear, the former displaying a valuable stock of the highest class of umbrellas, portmanteaus, and hand-bags, including their famous Dagmar, Queens, union, silks, natural silk, and wood-dyed. Having a thoroughly equipped workroom the firm has a wide connection for re-covering umbrellas, and repairing bags and portmanteaus.

    Mr. Michie is a well-known gentleman in the trade, and being highly skilled and possessing a frank, obliging disposition, he has long enjoyed the confidence and warm support of a large circle of customers in and around the west end of the city.

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