5 July 1918
To Connoisseurs of Furs and others.
The Directors of John Barker and Company beg to inform their customers and the public generally that they have purchased by private treaty the manufactured stock of magnificent Sables, Chinchillas, Ermines, Sealkskin, Musquash, etc., of
George Poland & Son
Furriers by appointment to H.M. The King.
The stock consists of Fur Coats, Stoles, Capes, Muffs, etc., and is admitted to be one of the most valuable in the kingdom, being selected by Mr. Martin Kosminski, possibly the greatest judge of Furs and Russian Sables in Europe.