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Holdfast Boots and Shoes Bentwood Chair A63
Holdfast Boots and Shoes Bentwood Chair A63
Original, quality 1920's, Bentwood chair for use by customers in a retail shop. This chair is in the original finish and has embossed detail to the backrail "Agent for the Holdfast brand boots and shoes", "EWP and Co trademark" and with a knotted rope logo. The seat panel is also embosssed with a pattern and the underside has retained the original paper label for the maker of the chair Thonet. A very hard to find advertising chair, complete and in super condition. 35" tall at back, 19" tall to top of seat, 16" wide + 17.5" front to back.  
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Price: 400.00


Brass and Iron Childs Cot BB19
Original, quality, late 19th century, child's cot which will dismantle into five panels. This superb example has a wrought iron frame with cast iron mounts, brass top rails and decorative brass mounts, knobs and top collars. The ironwork has been professionally sand blasted and stove enamelled white and the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. One brass rail is a replacement cut to suit. The original castors, in cast iron with ceramic wheels, have been retained and all is complete and in good order. For safety's sake it would be advisable for an inner bumper protection to be fitted if it is required to be used as a cot. This would also make a super feature as a jardiniere in the hall or landing, a small sofa with one side panel removed or a small single bed with both the side panels taken out, so many uses. Some minor chips to the paintwork, some minor dents to the brass, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. Set up 48" x 24" + 37.5" tall including knobs and will take mattress size 45.5" x 22.5". 
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Price: 350.00


Brass and Iron Childs Cot   BB19



Light Oak Bookrack BT3
Light Oak Bookrack BT3
Original, quality small table top light oak bookrack circa 1900/1920's. In super condition. 7.75" tall x 12.5" and 7" front to back. 
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Price: 65.00


Light Oak Roll Top Desk F296
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's light oak roll top desk with a fitted interior within a 'S' tambour front, all mounted on twin pedestals with a wide drawer between over the knee space and a modesty back panel. Will unscrew easily into five sections plus a few smaller pieces. The interior has many pigeon holes, two small drawers and pull out pen racks. Each pedestal is mounted on casters, has a deep filing drawer to the base, two standard drawers above and a pull out typewriter shelf. The tambour front has a lock and key and when rolled down it will lock automatically and the key is only required to open it. When locked down an internal system will also lock all the drawers and when raised up, the drawers are freed. All has been cleaned and overhauled and the original finish enhanced and complete and in good and working order. 45.25" tall at back and 48" widest. Worksurface 30.5" tall, 30" exterior front to back. Knee hole 24.5" tall.

 
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Price: 750.00


Light Oak Roll Top Desk F296



3 Door Walnut Wardrobe F295
3 Door Walnut Wardrobe F295
Original, quality late 19th century three door wardrobe in walnut. This clean example will break down into two main body parts, the plinth, the cornice plus the three doors, the largest section is the size of two doors wide although the doors will lift off the body section if necessary. The right hand section was originally fitted out with trays and drawers, but these were removed long ago, and the complete wardrobe is now set up for hanging on two rails plus the bonnet box to the bottom of the right hand section. The two outer panelled doors have raised and carved panels with deep cut floral detail and the centre door has the original bevelled mirror. The brass fittings and locks are the original and can be polished if required and the locks have been fully overhauled with a key for each. Some minor scuffs and knocks consistent with use but all still in the original finish and in good and working order.Tall 79.75" plus 5" optional top trim. Body including plinth 69.5" wide. Body including cornice 72" wide. Exterior front to back 21.25". Interior front to back 18.5".

 
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Price: 850.00


Walnut Bedside Cabinet F293
Original, quality late 19th century walnut bedside cabinet with a removable trim to the top at the back, a hinged door with a ball catch and brass handle and a removable shelf to the inside. One split joint down one side otherwise complete and in good and working order. Body 30" tall and 3" pediment. 14.5" wide and 13.5" front to back.  
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Price: 85.00


Walnut Bedside Cabinet F293



Pair of Rush Seated Footstools F292
Pair of Rush Seated Footstools F292
Original, quality matching pair of pre-war rush seated rectangular shaped footstools, probably continental. The rush is in amazing condition and very clean, and the woodwork has been ebonised and again is very clean. The legs are splayed and are held firm by the four side stretchers. One stool has replacement side strip fitted, and all is now complete and in good and working order. 8.5" tall and 11.5" x 9". 
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Price: 156.00


4 Drawer Mahogany Music Cabinet F291
Original, quality 1930's four drawer mahogany cabinet for sheet music. This super example has patent drawers with fall down fronts, typical for a sheet music cabinet. We have fixed these drawer fronts with an extra screw and they now operate easily and more usefully as near normal pull out drawers and offer the added benefit as a filing cabinet or a bedside cabinet. The whole has the appearance of a chest on a stand, although it is all in one. It has retained the original pressed tin drop handles with the registration number for the year 1931, the maker's ivorine label for " Fyne Ladye Regd" and the drop down drawer fronts mechanism impressed "Stones Patent". The mahogany has been cleaned and waxed and now all is complete and in good and working order. 30.5" tall x 19.5" x 15.25" front to back. Each drawer interior 15.5" wide, 13" front to back and 3.25" deep.  
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Price: 350.00


4 Drawer Mahogany Music Cabinet F291



Pine and Oak Stool F290
Pine and Oak Stool F290
Original, quality mid 19th century pine four legged stool with an old replacement oval shaped oak top. This example has splayed and tapered square legs with a deep frieze above, all the joints are pegged and the base has much of the original brown paint. Well worm treated and fitted with an oval oak top from another stool of similar age. Complete and in good and working order. 23.5" tall and oval top 12.5" x 9.5" x 1". Spread of legs at floor 16" x 13". 
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Price: 230.00


Mahogany 3 Tier Buffet F288
Original, quality late 19th century unusually small three tier mahogany buffet, with turned columns on brass castors with white ceramic wheels and a spindle gallery to the top back. Each column has a turned finial to the top, and all is in a super light mahogany colour with just a few minor marks from its previous life. A great looking and firm buffet. Complete and in good and working order. 44" tallest at back, 35" widest and 15.5" front to back. Top of shelves 8.5", 23" and 37".

 
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Price: 350.00


Mahogany 3 Tier Buffet F288



Smokers Bow Chair F284
Smokers Bow Chair F284
Original, quality late 19th century smokers bow chair in beech and elm. This super chair has a good brown tinged colour and good shaped turned spindles, legs and stretchers. The seat and back support are also above average. No worm, no loose joints and complete and in good and working order. Tall at back 32", tall at seat front 18", 23.5" front to back and 26" widest at arms.  
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Price: 600.00


Elm Stool F283
Original, quality late 19th century, country elm stool with a thick eight sided top and four tapered square legs with chamfered edges. The legs on this example are mounted through the seat with visible wedges and tops of the legs. Refinished and complete and in good and working order with good grain and colour. 16" tall and top 12.5" diam x 1.5" thick. Spread of legs 19" diam.  
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Price: 95.00


Elm Stool F283



Small Carved Stool F282
Small Carved Stool F282
Original, quality 1920's small circular topped stool with four turned legs in ash. The fruitwood top has a carved floral decoration with bands of chip carved beads. A super sturdy stool with a good colour, complete and in good and working order. Top 10" diam x 1.5" thick, 13.5" total height and 15" spread of legs at floor.  
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Price: 95.00


Minty Stacking Bookcase F280
Original, quality five sections of 1940's/50's stacking bookcases in walnut, manufactured by "Minty Library Specialist Oxford". This superb set has two base units each with a pair of hinged doors, two top units and one middle section. Each section, apart from the base units, is fitted with sliding plate glass doors on aluminium runners, and each has an ivorine label to the inside detailing the manufacturer. The sections will lock together with a concealed system from inside the top of the lower sections. All are complete and in good and working order and are usable set up as in the pictures, other matching sections can be added and fitted when available. Taller 42.5" tall x 35" wide and 14.25" front to back at floor. Lower 32" tall x 35" wide and 9" upper section. Price is for the set.  
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Price: 250.00


Minty Stacking Bookcase F280



Oak Bookshelf Unit F277
Oak Bookshelf Unit F277
Original, quality 1920's medium coloured oak bookshelf unit with a two door cupboard to the base and a decorative detail to the top back and sides. The cupboard has the original lock and key, the backing board is in oak stained plywood and all is complete and in good and working order. An unusual and useful bookcase. 56" tall x 22.5" wide and 10.25" front to back at top and 13" front to back on floor.  
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Price: 230.00


Globe Wernicke Stacking Oak Bookcase F275
Original, quality 1930's dark oak, stacking bookcase with three glazed sections with doors, a plinth to the base and top pediment. Each section will lock into the one below, and the glazed doors pull out and up and will slide in at the top of each section. The back panels each have the original transfer detailing the maker "Globe Wernicke Ltd" and is in the original stained oak finish with the original knobs and complete and in good and working order. Will dismantle into five pieces plus the doors to ease removal, and other matching section can be added when available. 47.5" x 34" x 12" front to back.  
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Price: 400.00


Globe Wernicke Stacking Oak Bookcase F275



Lebus Stacking Oak Bookcase F274
Lebus Stacking Oak Bookcase F274
Original, quality 1920's honey coloured oak stacking bookcase with four glazed sections, a plinth and a top pediment. Each section locks onto dowels in the section beneath and the glazed doors pull out and up and will slide in at the top of each section. Each door has the original brass keyhole surround detailed 'Lebus' for the manufacturer, and all have the original brass knobs and locks with a replacement key made to fit. All is complete and in good and working order with a few minor splits to the grain. This is the first stacking bookcase we have seen manufactured by this company 'Lebus'. Will dismantle into six pieces plus the doors to ease removal and other matching sections can be added when available. 60" tall at back, 34.75" wide and 14.5" front to back deepest. Cabinets 11" front to back internal.  
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Price: 700.00


Pine Kitchen Dresser F272
Original, quality late 19th century two piece stripped pine kitchen dresser, the base with two pairs of panelled doors beneath two long drawers and the original top rack with three graduated shelves with plate grooves and old brass period cup hooks. The brass knobs to the doors, the brass handles to the drawers and the top pine cornice are all old replacements. The base has no backboards or floor, but it never had, and the open rack above had no backing boards either and also never has. Some old staning to some shelves and to the worktop surface and the occasional good old repairs otherwise all is complete, in superb condition and ready to go in its waxed finish. Two keys are included, one for each cupboard door lock. Base - At Floor 76.5" x 20.5" front to back. Worktop 77.5" and 21" front to back and 37" tall. Top rack 54.5" tall x 75.5" wide and cornice 77.5" x 9". Total height 91.5". 
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Price: 1,100.00


Pine Kitchen Dresser F272



Mahogany 4 Drawer Filing Cabinet F268
Mahogany 4 Drawer Filing Cabinet F268
Original, quality mahogany filing cabinet circa 1900 / 1920's with 4 deep drawers, panelled sides and the original brass handles and label frames. This cabinet is in solid pale mahogany throughout with the exception of the plywood back panel and the drawers have been fitted with rails to take modern sliding files of foolscap size. The top drawer has a lock with a key and the brass fittings are polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All has been overhauled and is complete and in good and working order. Exterior 53.75" tall x 15" wide and 28.75" front to back.  
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Price: 750.00


Pitch Pine Pigeonhole Cupboard F258
Original, quality, late 19th century, pitch pine two door cabinet, with a fully fitted interior with pigeonholes. This super cabinet has fielded panels to the door, a good plinth and top in pitch pine with the interior fitted in softer pine. All is generally clean inside and out with a lock and key to the doors. Probably originally used as an estate cupboard or in a post room or office, nevertheless a very useful cabinet. 46" tall x 50" x 14" external and 11.5" front to back internal. 
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Price: 650.00


Pitch Pine Pigeonhole Cupboard F258



Bamboo Chest of Drawers   F235
Bamboo Chest of Drawers F235
Original, quality 1920's, very clean, bamboo framed chest of three drawers with all the original bamboo and rush panelling and steel drop handles. The rushwork is mounted on all pine bodywork and the drawer bottoms are plywood. Super clean, no worm, all original and in complete and in good and working order. Top 36" x 17.5", body 32" x 16" and total height 35".  
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Price: 385.00


Oak Jardiniere on Stand J38
Original, quality 1920's, oak jardiniere with brass bands and side ring handles on the original three legged stand. The jardiniere will lift off the stand if required and has the original ivorine maker's label to the inside for "R Lister and Co Ltd Dursley England". The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good order. Jardiniere 9" tall x 10.25" top diameter, stand 31.5" tall and 17" spread of legs, total height 40.5".  
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Price: 265.00


Oak Jardiniere on Stand   J38



Oak and Fruitwood Smokers Cabinet SA29
Oak and Fruitwood Smokers Cabinet SA29
Original, quality 1920's / 30's smoker's cabinet with the appearance of a miniature two door safe. The pair of oak doors open to reveal three drawers in fruitwood and a double rack capable of holding eight pipes. A useful collector's cabinet in the original finish and in super condition. 12.75" tall x 13.5" and 8.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 125.00

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