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GKN Screw Display A81
GKN Screw Display A81
Original quality 1950's bolt and screw display as supplied to the larger ironmongers for an advertising display board. This very clean example has a deep pale wood frame and is detailed for the supplier and manufacturer "Guest Keen and Nettlefolds (Midlands) Ltd Screw Division", otherwise referred to as 'GKN'. The logo 'a castellated keep' for the company is also in the centre of the display surrounded by several hundred items set out in starburst patterns. A great piece of advertising not readily found today. All original and in good order. Exterior 34" x 28" and 3" front to back. Display visible 28.75" x 22.75". 
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Price: 850.00


Set of 3 Cast Iron Brackets B115
Original, quality set of three matching original late 19th century cast iron brackets. These brackets were originally used on high level toilet cisterns, but are also ideal as shelf brackets. These examples of a simple design each have three countersunk screw holes to the backplate and all have been cleaned and lacquered and are complete and in good and working order. 7" tall, 8.25" front to back and 1.75" widest. Will take a shelf 8" front to back. Price is for the set.  
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Price: 125.00


Set of 3 Cast Iron Brackets B115



Pair of Cast Iron Brackets B114
Pair of Cast Iron Brackets B114
Original, quality pair of 1920's/30's cast iron brackets, rather plain but effective nevertheless. Each backplate has three holes for mounting, and the top has a lip to the front. All has been cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 7" tall x 1.25" backplate widest and 8.25" front to back.  
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Price: 45.00


Pair of Cast Iron Brackets B109
Original, quality pair of 1920's cast iron brackets originally used on high level toilet cisterns and now ideal for shelf brackets. These examples have a sunflower motif and each has three countersunk screw holes for mounting. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 2" wide, 8.5" tall and 8.5" front to back. 
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Cast Iron Brackets B109



Pair of Cast Iron Brackets B106
Pair of Cast Iron Brackets B106
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron wash basin brackets with a good decorative Art Nouveau design, embossed "No 731" for the model number and with registration number for the year 1898. The backplates each have three countersunk screw holes for mounting and all has been cleaned and lacquered. A super pair of brackets ideal for a shelf or a hand basin. Complete and in good and working order. 8" tall and backplate 1.75" wide and 11.5 front to back.  
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Price: 165.00


Pair of Kenrick Cast Iron Shelf Brackets B103
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast iron shelf brackets in the original bronzed lacquered finish and embossed " A K and Sons" "No 12 " for the manufacturer, A Kenrick and Sons of West Bromwich. A super pair of brackets with two further matching pairs, of different sizes that may well be available. Each arm has three countersunk screw holes for mounting and all is complete and in good order. 4" x 3" x 0.75". Price is for the pair.  
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Price: 56.00


Pair of Kenrick Cast Iron Shelf Brackets B103



Pair of Cast Iron Brackets   B99
Pair of Cast Iron Brackets B99
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron loo seat brackets with good pierced decoration of ivy leaves. This pair of heavy duty brackets have a length to the back for fixing into the brickwork. The backplates each have three countersunk screw holes for mounting and the tops each have two. A good repair to one, all has been cleaned and repainted gloss black and now complete and in good and working order. 16" long plus 3.5" to be recessed, 8" tall + 1.5" wide. Price is for the pair.  
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Price: 156.00


Pair of Cast Iron Brackets B98
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron wash basin brackets with a good decorative Art Nouveau design and embossed "No 21" and the registration number for the year 1893. The backplates each have three countersunk screw holes for mounting and all has been cleaned and lacquered. These larger brackets are ideal as shelf brackets and are complete and in good and working order. Backplate 11.5" x 2.75", total 13.75" front to back. Price is for the pair. 
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Price: 265.00


Pair of Cast Iron Brackets   B98



Pair of Cast Iron Shelf Brackets   B96
Pair of Cast Iron Shelf Brackets B96
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron shelf brackets in the Aesthetic Movement style. This pair have been trimmed down from larger brackets. Cleaned and lacquered and are complete and in good and working order. 7.5" x 7.5" + 1.25" each. Price is for the pair.  
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Price: 115.00


Single Cast Iron Kenrick Shelf Bracket B95
Original, quality, late 19th century, single cast iron shelf bracket with detail in the Aestetic Movement style and embossed "AK and Son No 12" for the maker A Kenrick and Sons of West Bromwich. This single bracket has three countersunk screw holes to the backplate for mounting and three to the top bar. All has been cleaned and repainted black and is complete and in good and working order. 8" x 6" + 1".  
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Price: 38.00


Single Cast Iron Kenrick Shelf Bracket   B95



Set of 3 Cast Iron Shelf Brackets   B93
Set of 3 Cast Iron Shelf Brackets B93
Set of three matching original, quality, late 19th century cast iron brackets, originally used on high level toilet cisterns. Ideal as shelf brackets. These examples embossed with the registration number for the year 1897, have open work designs, three countersunk screw holes for mounting and have been cleaned and lacquered. The end of one bracket has been repaired and now all are complete and in good and working order. 8" tall x 2" wide + 8.25" front to back. Price is for the set.  
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Price: 165.00


Cast Iron Shelf Bracket B88
Original, quality, late 19th century, single cast iron shelf bracket of an Aesthetic Movement design. The backplates each have three countersunk screw holes for mounting and the top is impressed "No 12". All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. 9.75" tall x 1" + 7.75" front to back.  
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Price: 45.00


Cast Iron Shelf Bracket   B88



Unused Galvanised Bucket B4
Unused Galvanised Bucket B4
Original, quality unused galvanised bucket with a good circular rim to the base, a swing over handle and embossed to the front " RCXBT" and "1989". Polished and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 10" top diam + 8" base and 10.5" tall with handle down. 
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Price: 45.00


Pair of Blind Tie Cleats, many pairs available BH7
Pair of original, quality, post-war, cast brass, wall mounted blind tie hooks, of a simple form and with two screw holes to the backplates for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Backplate 4.25" x 0.25" and 1" front to back.  
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Price: 23.00


Pair of Blind Tie Cleats, many pairs available  BH7



Set of 4 Cast Iron Castors   C40
Set of 4 Cast Iron Castors C40
Original, quality, 19th century, cast iron castors of a heavy gauge, suitable for a large box or piece of furniture. These superb castors have a heavy circular cast iron backplate, each with three countersunk screw holes for mounting and steel bearing wheels between the backplates and the turntable for the castor wheels. The reverse is impressed "W.B + Co 7" for the manufacturer "William Bullock and Co" and with the registration lozenge for the year 1842. Cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All are complete and in good and working order. Backplate 2.25" diameter, total 1.5" tall. Price is for the set. 
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Price: 85.00


Set of 4 Brass and Ceramic Castors C39
Set of four, original, quality, late 19th century, furniture castors with brass cup shaped mounts and cast iron seating for the brown ceramic wheels. The brass cups each have three countersunk screw holes for mounting and all has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Total height 3.25", depth inside up 1", top cup 1" diameter inner, wheels 1.5" diameter + 0.75" wide. Price is for the set.  
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Price: 75.00


Set of 4 Brass and Ceramic Castors   C39



Pair of Brass and Ceramic Castors   C29
Pair of Brass and Ceramic Castors C29
Original, quality, late 19th century, large brass cup castors, with brown ceramic wheels and cast brass cups and shoulders. These castors are suitable for dining tables, sofas etc, and each cup has three countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. Total height 3.25", wheel 1.75" x 1", top aperture 1.5" internal diameter + 1.25" deep.  
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Price: 30.00


Set of 4 Cast Iron Bed Castors C27
Set of four, original, quality 1920's, cast iron bed castors, with white ceramic wheels. These castors were manufactured for brass or brass and iron bedsteads and will fit most of the same. The hole for the bed pin is tapered. The cast iron has been cleaned and lacquered. Some minor chips around axle pin of the wheel, otherwise complete and in good and working order. Wheel 1.75" diameter x 0.75" wide, total 2" tall, 2.75" front to back + 1.5" wide. Price is for the set.  
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Price: 85.00


Set of 4 Cast Iron Bed Castors   C27



Set of 4 Kenrick Cast Iron Castors   C23
Set of 4 Kenrick Cast Iron Castors C23
Set of four original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron castors of heavy gauge, suitable for a heavy box or item of furniture. These superb casters have shaped backplates, each with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and steel bearing mounting between the backplate and the turntable for the cast iron wheel. The reverse is impressed "Kenrick" for the manufacturer 'A Kenrick and Son of West Bromwich', "29" and "2" for the size. Cleaned, lacquered, complete and in good and working order. Backplate 3" x 2.25", wheel 2" x 0.75" + 3" total height. Price is for the set.  
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Price: 95.00


Set of 4 Brass and Ceramic Castors C10
Set of four original, quality, late 19th century, furniture castors. These examples each have a brass cup, with three screw holes for mounting, a central steel pin with a brass castor and a white ceramic wheel. The wheels are impressed "C and C Patent". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Top of cup internal 1 1/8" x 0.75" deep, wheels 1.25" x 0.5", total height 2.5". Price is for the set. 
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Price: 65.00


Set of 4 Brass and Ceramic Castors   C10



Huge Cast Iron Ceiling Rose   CR1
Huge Cast Iron Ceiling Rose CR1
Original, quality, late 19th century, very decorative large cast iron ceiling rose, with great detail in relief of acanthus leaves and flowers. The front has been painted in a variety of colours to highlight the detail, but could be repainted of course and the reverse has a registration lozenge mark for the years 1842 - 1883. This item has four countersunk screw holes for mounting. 30.5" x 2.5" front to back and a centre hole 1.25" diameter.  
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Price: 450.00


Brass Stable Tethering Rings, 7 available H60
Original, quality late 19th century unused all brass stable tethering rings with the original matt gilt finish to the ring and eye. Complete and in good and working order. Total length 4.5", ring 2" exterior and 1.5" interior and thread 2.25". Price is for each. 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Stable Tethering Rings, 7 available H60



Musgraves Cast Iron Roof Vent Control, 2 available   HR70
Musgraves Cast Iron Roof Vent Control, 2 available HR70
Original, quality, mid to late 19th century, cast iron wall mounted plate, with a sliding boss decorated with a lion's mask encircled "Musgraves Patent, Belfast". The plate has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and is embossed "Open" to the top and "Closed" below. This fitting was the control slide to operate roof vents in stables and similar buildings. 'Musgraves' were manufacturers and suppliers of all stable and harness room equipment to the very best stable yards of top properties. Has been cleaned, lacquered and is complete and in good order. Backplate 11.5" x 4.5", total 2.5" front to back. Price is for each.  
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Price: 115.00


Bratton Iron Works Plaque NP94
Original quality, unused oval shaped brass maker's plate in the original unpolished finish, circa 1900/1920. Detailed "R & J Reeves and Son, Bratton Iron Works, Westbury, Wilts". Would have been fixed to items manufactured by this company. Complete and in good order. 3" x 2".

 
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Price: 23.00


Bratton Iron Works Plaque NP94



T.Wells Brass Name Plaque    NP72
T.Wells Brass Name Plaque NP72
Original quality thick curved sheet brass name plate engraved 'T.Wells & Son', 'Prize Medal 1867' and a large school mortar board hat to the centre. Also engraved to one corner for the maker 'Colman & Co'. Has five screw holes for mounting and all has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 13.5" wide, 8.5" high and 16.5" circular.  
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Price: 185.00


Ribbed Brass Picture Rail Hooks 7 similar available PH29
Original, quality 1920's pressed brass picture hooks for hanging pictures etc. from a wooden picture rail fixed on the walls around a room. These examples with a ribbed design in relief, have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order. 2" tall x 1.75" wide and 0.75" front to back. Price is for each. 
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Price: 23.00


Ribbed Brass Picture Rail Hooks 7 similar available PH29



Ceramic and Brass Picture Hooks, 6 available PH28
Ceramic and Brass Picture Hooks, 6 available PH28
Original, quality 1920's most unusual pressed brass picture hooks in the original lacquered finish. Each hook has four pin holes for mounting, a central white ceramic boss and stamped 'Patent' to the reverse. The brass is in the original old lacquer and is complete and in good and working order. 2.5" tall x 1.75" wide and 0.5" front to back. Price is for each. 
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Price: 45.00


Pair of Brass Picture Rod Mounting Hooks PH26
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass wall mounted hooks to take a picture rail. These heavy quality hooks have circular backplates, each with three countersunk screw holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered and are complete and in good and working order. Backplate 2.5" diameter x 2.25" front to back.  
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Brass Picture Rod Mounting Hooks   PH26



Brass Picture Rail Hooks, large quantity available  PH5
Brass Picture Rail Hooks, large quantity available PH5
Large quantity of similar original quality brass picture hooks, circa 1900/1920's, for hanging pictures etc. from a wooden picture rail fixed on the walls around a room. All of a plain design and of a similar size and have been polished and lacquered. Complete and in good and working order. 1.25" wide x 2" drop. Price is for each. 
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Price: 3.50


Adjustable Chimney Pothook PH21
Original, quality, 19th century, blacksmith made wrought iron adjustable pothook, with a curved over top, four adjustment positions and a super curved hook to the lower end, with a chuled tip. Cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Shortest length 11.5" x longest 16.5". 
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Price: 85.00


Adjustable Chimney Pothook PH21



Wrought Iron Chimney Pothook PH14
Wrought Iron Chimney Pothook PH14
Original, quality, 19th century, blacksmith made wrought iron, chimney pothook shaped to fit over an iron chimney, cross bar and with a super curled hook to the bottom. Cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 28.5" x 2.5". 
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Price: 34.00


Adjustable Chimney Pothook PH12
Original, quality, 19th century, blacksmith made wrought iron, adjustable fire chimney pothook, used to hang cooking pots and kettles in the chimney over a fire. The adjustment would lift or lower pots over the fire. Cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Shortest length 33.5" x longest 46" and width 3.25".  
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Price: 45.00


Adjustable Chimney Pothook PH12



Adjustable Meat Hook PH11
Adjustable Meat Hook PH11
Original, quality, mid 19th century, adjustable pot or meat hook with a Blacksmith made wrought iron hook with a sharp point and an acorn finial to the top end and a shaped brass plate with six holes for adjustment. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Minimum length 15.5" x 1", maximum length 18.5" x 1". 
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Circular Cast Iron Wall Ties WT1
Original, quality pair of heavy early 19th century cast iron wall tie plates of a circular form with good detail. All has been cleaned and repainted black to the front and red oxide primer to the reverse. Complete and in good and working order. 14.5" diam and 1" thickest.

 
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Price: 125.00


Pair of Circular Cast Iron Wall Ties WT1

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