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Hair Trimming Pocket Knife   FK65
Hair Trimming Pocket Knife FK65
Original, quality 1920's, unused folding pocket knife, with sharp steel comb blades and carved antler horn side covers. The blades / combs are either for trimming hair, human or animal? or for clearing head lice, either way these are very sharp. Each blade is impressed "Sheffield, England" and all is complete and in good and working order. The first we have seen. Closed 3.5" x 0.5" + 0.25", two blades open 7.75" x 0.5" + 0.25". 
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Price: 115.00


Pair of Holtfzapttel Razors SB42
Original, quality late 19th century pair of Sheffield steel open razors, with ivory side covers in the original fully fitted crocodile skin covered case. The outside of the box is marked in ink 'W.C.B' and the inside of the lid is detailed for " Holtfzapffel and Co London " the maker. Each blade is impressed Holtfzapttel and Co Haymarket, Sheffield Maker. All is perfect with not a chip or crack in sight, to either the blades or ivory side plates and perfect for use if required. Case 7" x 2.5" x 1" and razors closed 6.5" each.  
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Price: 230.00


 Pair of Holtfzapttel Razors SB42



Dundee Shaving Mug SB32
Dundee Shaving Mug SB32
Original, quality, white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, circa 1900, with gilt detail to one side 'A Present from Dundee' and 'Made in Germany' to the underside. Complete and in good order. 4" high x 5.5" x 3.25". 
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Price: 20.00


Perth Shaving Mug SB29
Original, quality, white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, circa 1900, with gilt detail to one side 'A Present from Perth' and 'Made in Germany' to the underside. Complete and in good order. 4" high x 6" x 3". 
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Price: 20.00


Perth Shaving Mug SB29



Llandudno Shaving Mug SB28
Llandudno Shaving Mug SB28
Original, quality, white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, circa 1900, with gilt detail to one side 'A Present from Llandudno' and 'Made in Germany' to the underside. Complete and in good order. 4" high x 5.5" x 3". 
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Price: 20.00


Stirling Shaving Mug SB27
Original, quality, white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, circa 1900, with gilt detail to one side 'A Present From Stirling' and 'Made in Germany' to the underside. Complete and in good order. 4" high x 6" x 3". 
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Price: 20.00


Stirling Shaving Mug SB27



Newcastle Shaving Mug SB26
Newcastle Shaving Mug SB26
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, detailed to one side in gilt 'A Present from Newcastle-On-Tyne'. Complete and in good order. 3.25" high x 5.25" x 3.25". 
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Price: 20.00


Carlisle Shaving Mug SB25
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, with a coloured coat of arms and 'City of Carlisle' to one side. Complete and in good order. 4" high x 6" x 3". 
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Price: 20.00


Carlisle Shaving Mug SB25



Ceramic Shaving Mug SB22
Ceramic Shaving Mug SB22
Original, quality, white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, circa 1900/20's, decorated with a green decoration with red roses to the upper section. Complete and in good order. 3.5" high x 6" x 3.5". 
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Price: 20.00


Skegness Shaving Mug SB21
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, with a blue band to the top and the coat of arms for Skegness to one side, Also printed to the underside 'Foreign'. Complete and in good order. 4" high x 5.5" x 3". 
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Price: 16.00


Skegness Shaving Mug SB21



Ceramic Shaving Mug SB18
Ceramic Shaving Mug SB18
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, decorated with pink and white flowers with leaves. Complete and in good order. 4" high and 6" x 3.25". 
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Price: 34.00


R. Timmins Curling Tongs SB6
Original, quality, 18th or early 19th century, blacksmith wrought, hair curling tongs. Stamped for the maker R. Timmins & Sons. Complete and in good order. 11". 
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Price: 56.00


R. Timmins Curling Tongs SB6

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