Arthur Beale chandlery

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Arthur Beale chandlery

Post by neil » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:42 pm

Finally got the time to get to the revitalised Arthur Beale Chandlery on Shaftsbury Avenue and spend a happy 20 mins poking around. They currently have Epihanes at £28 for 1.2litres (also on mail order), found some interesting tools there - got a very nice Japanese Shinto Saw Rasp for £19.

They are owned by Flints Theatrical Chandlers, picked up their catalogue, full of interesting tools and other stuff. Worth a visit if in London, they are keen to talk classic boat stuff.
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Post by Ed » Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:32 am

God, I am amazed they are still there.....

Many a happy hour I have spent digging around.

They always seemed to have a totally different set of suppliers to every other chandlery, so a great place to find strange stuff. Things always seemed remarkably reasonably priced, considering the rates they must have to pay.

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Re: Arthur Beale chandlery

Post by Obscured by clouds » Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:53 am

ordered some varnish off them the other day, together with a load of sundries. The epiphanes varnish was nearly £10 cheaper per 500ml than some other online shops.

Even with a delivery charge of £14 it was still very reasonable.

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Re: Arthur Beale chandlery

Post by Aquarius » Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:57 pm

I finally made the trek; I was asked if I had had trouble finding them, and replied that it had taken me 45 years! Epifanes 1.2 litres square can £28.50. The purist may note that they have three strand cotton rope in dinghy sheet sizes... also ship's biscuits!
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Re: Arthur Beale chandlery

Post by JB9 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:58 pm

They are still there and I know would appreciate any support.
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