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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


Pair of Cast Iron Brackets B110
Original, quality pair of 1920's cast iron brackets, originally used on high level toilet cisterns and now ideal for shelf brackets. These plain examples are impressed 'No 10' to one side, and each have three countersunk screw holes for mounting. All has been cleaned and lacquered with a good repair to the backplate and now all is complete and in good and working order. Backplate 1.75" wide, 7.5" tall and 8.5" front to back.  
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Price: 56.00


Pair of Cast Iron Brackets B110



Pair of Cast Iron Brackets B109
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 Shelf Brackets, 2 pairs available B107
Pair of original, quality late 1920's cast iron shelf brackets of a simple design. These examples are mainly in the original bronzed finish with three screw holes to each of the backplates and top. Two have good repairs to some old breaks, and now all are complete and in good and working order. Lacquered backplates 6.25" x 0.75" and 5" front to back. Price is per pair. 
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Price: 45.00


Pair of Cast Iron Shelf Brackets, 2 pairs available B107



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 Kenrick Cast Iron Shelf Brackets B102
Pair of Kenrick Cast Iron Shelf Brackets B102
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. 5" x 4" x 0.75". Price is for the pair. 
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Price: 56.00


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   B99



Pair of Cast Iron Brackets   B98
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 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


Pair of Cast Iron Shelf Brackets   B96



Single Cast Iron Kenrick Shelf Bracket   B95
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


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


Set of 3 Cast Iron Shelf Brackets   B93



Single Cast Brass Bracket   B91
Single Cast Brass Bracket B91
Original, quality, late 19th century, single cast iron cistern bracket, ideal as a shelf bracket. This example with an Art Nouveau design is embossed "No 2" and with the registration number for the year 1892. The backplate has three countersunk screw holes for mounting and all has been cleaned and lacquered. Complete and in good and working order. Backplate 10" x 2" wide + total 8.25" front to back.  
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Price: 56.00


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



Pair of Blind Tie Cleats, many pairs available  BH7
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


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 Cast Iron Castors   C40



Set of 4 Brass and Ceramic Castors   C39
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


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


Pair of Brass and Ceramic Castors   C29



Set of 4 Cast Iron Bed Castors   C27
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 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 Kenrick Cast Iron Castors   C23



Set of 4 Brass and Ceramic Castors   C10
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


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


Huge Cast Iron Ceiling Rose   CR1



Engraved Brass House Number, Numbers 5 and 1 only   HN27
Engraved Brass House Number, Numbers 5 and 1 only HN27
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, engraved house number on a square plate, with four screw holes for mounting. 3" x 3". Price is for each. If ordering on-line please state which is required. 
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Price: 45.00


Enamelled Number Plaque HN26
Original, quality 1920's / 30's enamelled plaque, with number in GWR colour. Red numbers on yellow / cream background, with a black outer border and two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Complete and good order. 3.25" x 1.5". 
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Price: 34.00


Enamelled Number Plaque HN26



Brass House Numbers, several available   HN24
Brass House Numbers, several available HN24
Original, quality, pre-war, cast pink brass house numbers, each with two two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Available- 1 x number '0' and 2 x number '1'. All are complete and in good order. If ordering on-line please remember to state quantity and house number required. Price is for each. 
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Price: 23.00


Kenrick Cast Iron House Numbers HN20
Long run of original, quality, 1920's / 30's, oval shaped cast iron door numbers, each with two countersunk screw holes for mounting, raised numbers to the front and impressed to the reverse "No 7" and "A Kenrick and Sons" for the manufacturers from West Bromwich, near Birmingham. These have been cleaned and repainted in the original white on black and are complete and in good order. 4" x 2.5" and 0.25". Price is for each. 
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Price: 23.00


Kenrick Cast Iron House Numbers   HN20



House Number  HN8
House Number HN8
Original, quality, 1920's, cast aluminium oval shaped plaques with embossed numbers and two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Only number 28 is available. All have been cleaned and lacquered and are complete and in good order. 2.5" x 2".  
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Price: 16.00


House / Room Number 1 HN7
Original, quality decorative, cast pink brass house or room number plate detailing '1', circa 1880. This plate is in a serious Art Nouveau form and has two pin holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order. A very unusual example, the first we have seen of this type. 3" x 1.75". Two other, very similar, numbers 5 and 13, may well be available, item code HN6.  
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Price: 65.00


House / Room Number 1 HN7



House / Room Numbers 5 & 13 available, HN6
House / Room Numbers 5 & 13 available, HN6
Original, quality decorative, cast brass house or room number plates, circa 1880, in serious Art Nouveau form with the numbers in pink brass on yellow backplates, each with two pin holes for mounting. Have been polished and lacquered and are complete and in good order. Very unusual examples, the first we have seen of this type. 3" x 1.75". Price is for each. If ordering online, please state the number required, 5 or 13. A very similar, number 1, may well be available, item code HN7.  
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Price: 65.00


Blue & White Enamelled House Door Numbers, severial available HN3
Original quality, 1920's, superb oval house number plaques, probably Continental. The dished plate has white numbers on a Royal blue background and has two holes for fixing. Many, many numbers available the lowest being '47' and the highest '298' some minor chips but otherwise in good bright condition. 3.5" x 2.75". Price is for each. 
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Price: 10.00


Blue & White Enamelled House Door Numbers, severial available    HN3



Assorted Brass Numbers for House Doors    HN2
Assorted Brass Numbers for House Doors HN2
Assorted original, quality, 1920/30's, brass numbers for house doors, each with two fixing holes, some matching. Complete and in good order. Mainly 2" x 1.5", some smaller. Price is for each.  
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Price: 12.00


Brass House Door Numbers, many matching available HN1
Original quality, 1920/30's, matching pressed brass house number each with two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Only 0 & 7 available. Complete and in good order. 2" high x 1.5" x 1/8" thick. Price is for each. Other brass door numbers may be available but not matching this run, code ref: HN2.  
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Price: 12.00


Brass House Door Numbers, many matching available    HN1



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


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: 65.00


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: 75.00


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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