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Be it known, this chimney has been swept

pete looker chimney sweep receipt val

Here's the receipt in large format.

Some fun follow-up on Val's question from a month ago about finding a chimney sweep. She posts on Twitter:

Thanks to my Ask @alloveralbany inquiry we had our chimney swept by Pete Looker who left this excellent receipt. [above]
I wish I was home to meet him. As the other commenters on @alloveralbany noted he did indeed wear a stovepipe hat!

And the judges award the win to Pete Looker, for execution and style!

After seeing this receipt, we were thinking we might enjoy those ridiculously long drugstore receipts if they had passages from Dickens or some sort of other Victorian literature on the back. Heck, some of them are long enough, you might be able to fit a whole chapter.

(Thanks, Val!)

Comments

my chimney needs sweeping, and I think I found who I should hire for it. that is AWESOME. :)

Remarkable!

Thanks for sharing this, I got such a kick out of that receipt when I noticed it on the coffee table last night. I set up the appointment with him on the phone and he was upfront about the cost, which was quite reasonable. If you can't see it in the picture - it's Pete Looker at 399-7118.

I thought that the guy was weird and did not trust him.

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