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Copper Bull Ring, several available BR2
Copper Bull Ring, several available BR2
Original, quality, pre-war, copper bull nose rings of various sizes, each with a grub screw and hinged to enable the ring to be opened. Most are marked 'Hiatt Wrought' and 'British Made'. Hiatt was the largest manufacturer of police and security equipment in the U.K., making handcuffs, truncheons and even bull rings. Polished and complete and in good order. 2.75" and 3" external diameter. Price is for each. 
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Price: 28.00


Boxwood Fleam Mallet F57
Original, quality, mid to late 19th century, 'Bloodstick' or fleam mallet, turned in boxwood. As used by stock owners or vets when using a fleam to bleed an animal to release the pressure or similar. Complete and in good order. 9.5" x 1.5". 
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Price: 75.00


Boxwood Fleam Mallet F57



Brass Cased Fleam F56
Brass Cased Fleam F56
Original, quality, late 19th century, brass cased fleam, with three graduated steel blades and a buffalo horn infill. One blade is impressed for the maker "W.Gortts" or similar. Fleams were used by vets and stock owners to bleed animals to release pressure. This example has been cleaned and the brass polished and is complete and in good order. Closed 3.5" x 1.5" x 0.5. 
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Price: 56.00


Steel Cased Fleam F52
Original, quality, 1920's, fleam with a single blade and steel side covers. The shaft of the blade is marked '1'. Unusual to find these with steel covers, they are usually in brass or horn. All is in superb order and complete. Fleams were used by stock owners and vets to bleed animals to release pressure. Case 4.5" x 1.25" x 0.25". 
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Price: 40.00


Steel Cased Fleam F52



Horn Cased Fleam F45
Horn Cased Fleam F45
Original, quality, late 19th century, fleam with three varying sized blades, cow-horn side covers and a brass spine. All is complete and in good and working order. The smallest steel blade is marked for the maker "Thomas Turner of Sheffield. Fleams were used by stock owners and vets to bleed animals to release presure. Case 3.25" x 1" x 0.5". 
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Price: 60.00


Brass Cased Fleam F3
Original, quality fleam, circa 1900, used by vets and livestock owners for bleeding livestock. Unusual with a single blade within a brass case. No maker's mark. Complete and in good order. 3.5" long. 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Cased Fleam F3



Double Sprung Sheep Shears S11
Double Sprung Sheep Shears S11
Original, quality late 19th century smaller than average double sprung cast steel sheep shears. Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 10.75" x 3.25" open x 1" front to back.

 
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Price: 45.00


Ward No 110 Sheep Shears S10
Original, quality late 19th century cast steel double sprung sheep shears with the maker's mark detailing "Ward Sheffield No 110" to each blade. Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 14" x 3.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 56.00


Ward No 110 Sheep Shears S10



Double Sprung Sheep Shears S9
Double Sprung Sheep Shears S9
Original, quality late 19th century cast steel double sprung sheep shears with a slot and wing nut adjustment system. Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 13" x 3.75" open and 1.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 56.00


Cranked Sheep Shears S8
Original, quality late 19th century cast steel cranked sheep shears in very, very clean condition. Ideal for topiary work. Each blade is impressed for the manufacturer 'Ward of Sheffield' and "No 30". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 12.75" x 4" and 1.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 45.00


Cranked Sheep Shears S8



Cast Steel Sheep Shears S7
Cast Steel Sheep Shears S7
Original, quality 1920's smaller than average cast steel sheep shears, stamped "Grasshopper 155 Made in England". Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 10" x 3" closed x 1" front to back.

 
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Price: 38.00


Ward No 33 ½ Sheep Shears S6
Original, quality late 19th century near unused pair of cast steel sheep shears, of a standard design but very very clean. Both blades are impressed 'Cast Steel' and "WRP Ward Sheffield No 33 ½". Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 13.25" x 5.5" open and 1.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 36.00


Ward No 33  Sheep Shears S6



Pair of Sheep Shears S5
Pair of Sheep Shears S5
Pair of original, quality 1920's / 30's, cast iron and steel sheep shears with turned applewood handles and stamped to the wrought iron stem for the manufacturer "Burman and Sons Ltd" , "War Time Finish" and "Made in England". The metalwork has been cleaned and lacquered and the grips polished. All is complete and in good and working order. 10.5" long, 4.5" widest 1.5" front to back.  
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Price: 56.00


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


Hair Trimming Pocket Knife   FK65



S.Maw Boxwood Bottle Case M149
S.Maw Boxwood Bottle Case M149
Original, quality late 19th century two piece bottle case turned in boxwood containing an empty glass bottle.The boxwood case, with a threaded lid has no chips or cracks, is impressed to the underside " 1 oz " and the top of the lid is stamped for the maker " S.Maw. Son and Thompson trade mark ". These were carried by doctors and veterinary surgeons and this example is complete and in good order. 3.75" tall and 1.75" base diam. 
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Price: 65.00


S.Maw Boxwood Bottle Case M148
Original, quality late 19th century two piece bottle case turned in boxwood containing an empty glass poison bottle. The boxwood case, with a threaded lid has no chips or cracks, is impressed to the underside " 1 1/2 oz. " and the top of the lid is stamped for the maker " S.Maw. Son and Thompson trade mark ". These were carried by doctors and veterinary surgeons and this example is complete and in good order. 4.25" tall and 2" base diam.  
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Price: 65.00


S.Maw Boxwood Bottle Case M148



Skeletal Pony Lower Leg   T178
Skeletal Pony Lower Leg T178
Original, quality, pre-war, preserved lower leg bone structure of probably a pony or small donkey ? This exhibit has been mounted on a black wooden plinth with an ivorine label to the reverse detailing "T.Gerrard and Co Ltd Preparers and Modeller, 48 Pentonville Road London N.I." Well presented and in good order. Plinth 5" x 5" and 0.75", total height 14.75".  
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Price: 325.00


Boxwood Bottle Case T6
Original, quality, 19th century, turned boxwood two piece bottle case as used by veterinary surgeons and doctors to carry medicine bottles etc in. In good order and without any chips or splits. No bottle. 5.5" tall x 2.75" base diameter.  
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Price: 58.00


Boxwood Bottle Case   T6



Veterinary Vaginal Speculum VT49
Veterinary Vaginal Speculum VT49
Original, quality late 19th century Veterinary Vaginal Speculum of huge proportions with a steel lower frame, a chrome plated on brass upper section and a curved adjustment threaded bar with a huge wingnut. The upper section is impressed "Arnold and Sons London". All has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 18" x 5" x 6.5" tall.

 
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Price: 265.00


10 Labels for Topping's Slow Fever Drink several packs available VT47
Ten original unused pre war printed labels detailing, "Topping's Slow Fever Drink for Cattle", Directions for use and "Topping Bros Veterinary Chemist 31 Church St Preston " and 46 Berry Lane Longridge. In super condition and complete and in good order. 4.5" x 3". Price is per pack of 10. 
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Price: 10.00


10 Labels for Topping's Slow Fever Drink several packs available VT47



Horse Tooth Rasp VT44
Horse Tooth Rasp VT44
Original, quality, late 19th century, blacksmith made horse tooth rasp, with a brass ferule and the original turned beech handle. Complete and in good order. 21.5" x 1.5" widest.  
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Price: 56.00


Horse Mouth Gag VT42
Original, quality, mid to late 19th century, blacksmith made wrought iron horse mouth gag, with a brass wing nut on a threaded rod adjustment. The wooden side covers appear to be in rosewood and does have a few grain splits, otherwise all is complete and in good order. The ironwork has been cleaned and lacquered. 12.5" x 7" x 1.5. 
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Price: 156.00


Horse Mouth Gag VT42



Cow Horn Trimming Iron VT40
Cow Horn Trimming Iron VT40
Original, quality, late 19th century, blacksmith made wrought iron searing iron for removing cow horn tips. This example has a turned and shaped ash handle and is complete and in good order. 17.25" x 1.5". 
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Price: 56.00


Veterinary Trochar & Cannula VT31
Original, quality, 19th century, large oval shaped steel trochar with a turned ebony handle and a nickel plated cannula. Both pieces are stamped '2' and are complete and in good order. 9.5" x 1.25".  
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Price: 75.00


Veterinary Trochar & Cannula VT31



Boxwood Fleam Mallet with Knife VT29
Boxwood Fleam Mallet with Knife VT29
Original, quality, 19th century, large fleam mallet in turned boxwood with a steel blade concealed within the handle. The last section of the mallet handle will unscrew to reveal the knife and the head of the mallet will also unscrew. The two sides of the mallet head are marked and scuffed from general use, there is a short grain split to the handle of the knife, but otherwise all is complete and in good order. Ideal also as an auctioneer's gavel. This is the largest fleam mallet we have seen. 14" long, head 4.5" x 2.5" in total.  
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Price: 230.00


Boxwood Fleam Mallet VT28
Original, quality, 19th century, turned boxwood fleam mallet used by stock owners and vets when using a fleam to bleed an animal to release pressure. A super example but with some grain splits, otherwise good and complete. 13" x 2".  
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Price: 85.00


Boxwood Fleam Mallet VT28



Rosewood Fleam Mallet VT24
Rosewood Fleam Mallet VT24
Original, quality, 19th century, turned rosewood fleam mallet as used by stock owners or vets when using a fleam to bleed an animal to release the pressure or similar. One grain split but otherwie complete and in good order. 9.5" x 1.5". 
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Price: 65.00


Pewter Clyster Pump VT21
Original, quality, late 19th century, pewter clyster pump with a nickel plated brass nozzle. Used by stock owners to administer enemas to livestock. Complete and in good order. 18" x 3" with nozzle.  
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Price: 135.00


Pewter Clyster Pump VT21



Horse Tooth Rasp   VT1
Horse Tooth Rasp VT1
Original, quality, 19th century, blacksmith made horse tooth rasp with a brass ferrule and an ebony grip. Complete and in good order. 24" x 1.75" widest.  
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Price: 60.00

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