GRAYS OF WESTMINSTER THE LEGEND AND THE LEGACY
A Shop Selling Nikon? It’ll Never Work! Thirty Years in the Making…
Grays of Westminster is not simply a famous Nikon camera shop; for many photographers around the world it is an institution and its name has become a byword for excellence. It has won numerous awards and distinctions and is the first camera shop in the world to be granted its own Coat of Arms by Her Majesty’s College of Arms.
The Legend of the Legacy is a celebration of the last 30 years of the history of Grays of Westminster and tells the extraordinary story of its development from a tiny mail order business with modest beginnings to its present incarnation as a unique company that looks after more than 49,000 customers worldwide.
Gillian Greenwood superbly illustrated account offers a fascinating view of the singular Nikon-only camera shop and her anecdotal style provides an in-depth understanding of just what makes Grays of Westminster tick.
She vividly describes the building, the man who founded the company, the people who run the shop and some of its famous visitors.
The Forward is by the President of the Nikon Corporation of Japan.