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Block Jewelers in Pennsylvania Closing After 92 Years in Business

A going-out-of-business sale is underway.

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Block Jewelers in Springfield, PA, is closing after 92 years in business.

Owner Gary Block, grandson of founder Harry Block, has decided to retire along with his wife, Leslie Block.

The business has been at its current location on Baltimore Pike since 1966, but its origins date to 1929, Patch reports. That’s when it began as a mail-order operation.

In 1955, the company launched a catalog showroom model, eventually growing to four locations. It sold not only jewelry but also housewares, electronics and other items, according to Patch.

Since 1985, Block has focused on jewelry.

A going-out-of-business sale is underway.

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“We’ll miss our customers and the camaraderie of seeing them on a regular basis,” Gary Block told Patch.

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