Eventually he progressed to a business in Sheffield city centre's old House of Fraser department store and he says customers still use discount cards he gave them in the store more than 25 years ago.
"I'd still like to get the signature if anyone knows Nancy they should contact me!"
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Peter, aged 49, from Air Max Old Style Dinnington, said whoever bids the most for the Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United boots will also win a pair of bespoke tailormade shoes worth 1,000.
Peter Bullock, from Peter's Quality Shoe Repairs on High Street in the city centre, is selling the footwear each in the colours of the teams' kits for Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice.
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Peter said he once made a pair of shoes for Frank Sinatra, but never managed to get them autographed.
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The cobbler, who owns a chain of shoe repair shops, first started his shoe business in his uncle's garage in Dinnington at the age of 12, and at 18 opened his first shop in a basement in Broomhill.
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"I got Frank's details from the Queen's shoe maker, John Lobb, and made a pair of shoes to sell for Sheffield Children's Hospital," he said.
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"I tried to get in touch with Nancy, to autograph a piece of leather to put in the shoes, Nike Air Max 95 Blue Jd
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