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Ritter Furs & Outerwear, 1219 Bull Street: January 2014   3 comments

Posted at 11:57 pm in stores

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After 75 plus years in business, Ritter Furs & Outerwear has closed its doors. Here's a bit of the history of the place, and it appears that it has been at this location since at least since 1955, which I would not have expected.

But, heaven help me, I cannot think about furs without this being the first thing that pops into my head:

Written by ted on February 25th, 2014

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  1. Looks like Mr. and Mrs. Ritter died in 2010 and 2009, respectively. I guess the rest of the family decided it's time to call it a night.

    badger

    26 Feb 14 at 12:04 pm

  2. I've lived in Columbia all my 56 years, first time I ever heard of Ritter Furs. Then again, I or anyone I know owns a fur that I am aware of.

    rick

    26 Feb 14 at 2:46 pm

  3. I remember going there as a kid with my grandmother in the 50's. Mr. Ritter would clean and store furs over the summer for customers.

    Robert S.

    27 Feb 14 at 11:20 am

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