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#1 2013-09-03 19:33:15

Sal
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Modell's Sporting Goods

124 yrs. as a Manhattan Sporting goods store and still going. As a kids the only place to pick up Gym and baseball equipt. cheap.

Use to frequent the stores on 42nd & Lex, Chamber St. & B'way.

Bought a pair of low quarter US Navy oxfords dirt cheap which lasted me 3 yrs. in H.S..

Last edited by Sal (2013-09-04 10:35:09)

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#2 2013-09-03 20:06:13

jimbo
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Re: Modell's Sporting Goods

Before Modell's opened in Queens my dad would take me to the big store in Manhattan. Modell's carried a lot of Army surplus equipment which was great for camping supplies. Low prices.

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#3 2013-09-03 21:00:18

from 28th street
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Re: Modell's Sporting Goods

Anybody remember Davega?  They sold sporting goods as well as TVs and radios.

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#4 2013-09-03 23:23:17

jimbo
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Re: Modell's Sporting Goods

There was a Davega on Main St. Flushing where I bought a number of items over the years.
They also had a special section devoted to the Boy Scouts of America such as uniforms, badges, handbooks, etc.

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#5 2013-09-04 06:08:41

Pomonoker
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Re: Modell's Sporting Goods

I believe there was also a Davegas on Jamaica Ave. I bought my first bowling ball there. I think Modells took over many of the Davega stores when they ran into trouble.

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#6 2013-09-04 10:22:25

CharlieP.
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Re: Modell's Sporting Goods

Pomonoker,
              You are right. The store I remember on Jamaica Ave.was Modell/Davega.They had a bunch of army surplus rifles there from all over the world,and they sold them dirt cheap.

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#7 2013-09-30 18:41:40

Murray Hill
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Re: Modell's Sporting Goods

Bought my 1st pair of $10 High Top Black Converse there

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#8 2013-11-14 04:47:55

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