MT Reviews: Thomas Brigg umbrella, £460

You wouldn't want to leave this umbrella on the train...

by Matthew Gwyther
Last Updated: 27 Feb 2014



'And the flood was 40 days upon the earth; and the waters increased ...'

What the unfortunate Noahs of the Somerset Levels need besides a watertight vessel may be a decent umbrella. A Thomas Brigg Whangee is just the job. Both The Avengers' Steed and Chaplin's tramp had one. The handle comes from the root of a uniquely durable bamboo. But, at that price, you had better not leave it on the train.


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