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Enamel Signs
Enamel Signs
Many original, quality, Enamel Signs are currently available in stock.

See our "Enamel Signs" section for more details of those available.

 
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Oxo Mug A196
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic mug with a waisted foot, a side handle and "oxo" transfer printed in green within a shield to three sides. The tapered body has diagonal ribbing and all is complete and in good and working order.

3.75" tall x 3.25" top diam.

4" wide including handle.

Foot 2.5" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00


Oxo Mug A196



Oxo Spoon A195
Oxo Spoon A195
Original, quality 1920's long nickel teaspoon embossed 'oxo' to the grip and the makers' details to the reverse for "T. Wilkinson & Sons Birmingham". Polished and in superb condition, complete and in good order.

7.75" x 1" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 68.00


Steam Engines Glass Advertising Paperweight A194
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped clear glass paperwork, acid etched to the reverse with details to be read from the front "The Browett-Lindley Improved Forced Lubrication Manchester". Some loss of white background to the bottom otherwise complete and in good order.

4" x 2.5" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 78.00


Steam Engines Glass Advertising Paperweight A194



Pyrene Fire Extinguisher Ashtray A192
Pyrene Fire Extinguisher Ashtray A192
Original, quality 1930's circular brass ashtray with three cigarette rests and "most of all" a miniature Pyrene hand-held fire extinguisher detailing "Pyrene Kills Fire & Saves Lives". This delightful item is the first we have seen and was originally all nickel plated as one can see from the underside. All is complete and in good order otherwise.

5.25" tall.

5" widest.

 
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Price: 450.00


Manchester Advertising Paperweight A191
Original, quality 1920's / 30's rectagular shaped clear glass paperwork, acid etched to the reverse with details to be read from the front "Louis Pollak 89, Oxford Street, Manchester Tel, No 1052 City Address", "Odize", "Raw & Plantation Rubber Balata, Gutta Percha & Waste Rubber". Complete and in good order.

4.25" x 3" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 68.00


Manchester Advertising Paperweight A191



Macfarlane Langs Advert Pocket Mirror A184
Macfarlane Langs Advert Pocket Mirror A184
Original, quality 1920's small circular mirror designed to carry in the pocket or handbag. This clean example is detailed to the reverse for Macfarlane Lang's Biscuits and has an illustration of an oval osborne biscuit. Complete and in good order.

2 3/8" diam.

0.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 56.00


Ovaltine Ceramic Beaker A183
Original, quality pre-war cream coloured ceramic beaker decorated back and front in colour for "Delicious Ovaltine" and the underside is detailed "Made in England". Complete and in good order.

4.25" tall.

3" top diam.

 
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Price: 56.00


Ovaltine Ceramic Beaker A183



Streamline Kitchenware Framed Shop Price List A182
Streamline Kitchenware Framed Shop Price List A182
Original, quality 1940's "Streamline Kitchenware" printed price list detailing the range available with prices. This paper brochure has been opened up and glazed to both sides with tin edges and used to display the same in a china / kitchenware retailer. The first we have seen. Complete and in good order.

11.25" x 9" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 285.00


Set of 6 Brown & Polson's Tea Spoons A178
Original, quality 1920's boxed set of six silver plated teaspoons in the original box, promoting "Brown & Polsons". The unused spoons have an Art Nouveau floral design embossed to the grip and the hinged box is detailed "With Brown & Polson's Compliments" to the white inner silk lining. Complete and in good.

Box 7" x 6.25" x 0.75".

Spoon 5.25" long.

 
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Price: 75.00


Set of 6 Brown & Polson's Tea Spoons A178



Wills Woodbine Canvas Banner A175
Wills Woodbine Canvas Banner A175
Original, quality post-war shop window canvas blind or advertising banner detailing "Will's Woodbine Cigarettes" in green and black upper cased text to the front and stencilled to the lower corner to the reverse for the manufacturer of the banner "Joseph Bryant Ltd Bristol". This example has six brass ring eyelets for mounting and generally is in good order and complete with just a few minor staining.

114" x 72".

 
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Price: 156.00


Teachers Whisky Water Jug A173
Original, quality 1920's / 30's small off white ceramic water jug with a pouring lip, a side handle, a transfer picture of two boys playing cricket with three Teachers whisky bottles as the wicket and "Teachers Whisky" in bold text to the front. The underside is printed "Made in Great Britain for Wm Teacher Glasgow & London". Some crazing and staining overall and two hairline cracks from the top, otherwise complete and in good order. The first we have seen of this model.

3.25" tall x 2.5" wide.

4.5" including handle.

 
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Price: 85.00


Teachers Whisky Water Jug A173



Huntley & Palmers Card Advert A172
Huntley & Palmers Card Advert A172
Original, quality 1930's shop card advert with a coloured illustration of "HRH The Prince of Wales" later to become the abdicated King Edward VII. This example has "by appointment" above with the Prince of Wales Feathers and beneath for "Huntley & Palmers Biscuits, Reading & London England". This example has been framed and glazed recently. The two eyes to the top originally held a cord for wall hanging and all is complete otherwise but with some scuffs and rubbing. The first we have seen of this advert.

Exterior frame 26.75" x 18.5".

Interior frame 25.75" x 17.25".

 
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Price: 300.00


Schweppes Brass Ashtray A169
Original, quality 1920's / 30's circular pressed brass ashtray with three cigarette rests and embossed to the border "Schweppes" advertising the soft drinks manufacturer. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

4.5" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 45.00


Schweppes Brass Ashtray A169



Kositos Advertising Oliograph A167
Kositos Advertising Oliograph A167
Original, quality late 19th century oliograph or similar advert for Kositos animal feeds. This example illustrates horse drawn vehicles in the background with a carthouse and farmer to the foreground with the farmer contemplating the merits of the Kositos products with a sack or two close by. Complete and in good order.

Exterior 18" x 16.5" x 1".

Visible Advert 13.75" x 12.25".

 
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Price: 56.00


Wills Gold Flake Cigarettes Ashtray A162
Original, quality 1920's pressed steel oval shaped ashtray with four cigarette rests, a hammered finish and embossed with "Wills Gold Flake Cigarettes". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order.

6" x 4.75" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 38.00


Wills Gold Flake Cigarettes Ashtray A162



Thorley's Food Advertising Spill Vase A159
Thorley's Food Advertising Spill Vase A159
Original, quality late 19th century ceramic spill vase manufactured by Bretby in the form of a pig beside a feed bin on a grassy patch. The feed bin is embossed "Thorley's Food", the back of the pig is detailed "Who Said Thorley's Food" and the underside is impressed "Bretby England". The paintwork is rubbed in areas to the bin and the back of the pig. Otherwise, all is complete and in good order. This is the first we have seen or even heard of.

4" tall.

Base 5.25" x 3.25".

4.5" front to back maximum.

 
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Price: 485.00


Thwaites Soda Water Enamel Coasters, 2 available A158
Original, quality 1920's circular yellow enamelled drinks coaster detailed to the rim "Thwaites Soda Water" and one has further detail to the underside "W.E. Till, Dublin 11, Dame Street". Some damage to the enamel at the edges, otherwise clean and bright and complete and in good order.

5" diam x 0.5" tall.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 78.00


Thwaites Soda Water Enamel Coasters, 2 available A158



Dunvilles Whisky Advertising Glass Jug A156
Dunvilles Whisky Advertising Glass Jug A156
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's one pint, clear glass water jug with a pouring lip and a handle to the rear and with "Dunvilles Whisky" enamelled in white script to the front. This was for use on the Pub or Hotel bar and is absolutely perfect.

5.75" tall x 3.5" base diam.

5" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 230.00


Doulton Salt Glazed Salt A149
Original, quality 1920's small Doulton salt-glazed table salt pot advertising, "Ye Olde Cock Tavern Founded 1549". The underside is impressed "8047" and with the "Royal Doulton England" details. A very short crack to the rim, otherwise complete and in good order.

1.25" tall x 2.25" diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


Doulton Salt Glazed Salt A149



Ovum Double Egg Cup A148
Ovum Double Egg Cup A148
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic double egg cup with two different size cups, both ends are decorated in pale blue advertising "Ovum". Ovum was a healthy additive for chicken feed. All is complete and in good order.

2.75" tall.

1 7/8" diam.

2 1/8" diam.

 
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Price: 95.00


Pearsons Sheep Dip Ashtray A147
Original, quality 1920's / 30's white circular ceramic ashtray with three cigarette rests, a coloured transfer print of a sheep to the centre and "Pearsons Sheep Dip & Bloom Dip" around the edges. The underside is detailed "Couldon England" for the maker of the ashtray and "Pearsons Antiseptic Co Ltd London & Hill". All is complete and in good order.

4.75" x 1" tall.

 
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Price: 95.00


Pearsons Sheep Dip Ashtray A147



Carltonware Guinness Cruet Set A139
Carltonware Guinness Cruet Set A139
Original, quality post-war three piece cruet set in cube form, advertising "Guinness for you" and a half pint glass of guinness alternating to the four sides. This set comprising a salt, a pepper and a mustard pot with lid, each marked to the underside for the maker "Carlton Ware and "Made in England, Trademark". Each has a plastic bung to the underside. The pepper and mustard pot are perfect but the salt has a hairline crack to one side or a scratch ? it's difficult to determine, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

Salt and pepper each 5" x 2.5" x 2.5".

Mustard 2.5" x 2.5" x 2.5".

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 68.00


Welsbach Gas Mantle Advert Ashtray A136
Original, quality 1920's superb square copper ashtray with a cast aluminium standing lighthouse to the centre. Each corner of the ashtray has cigarette rests and the sides are embossed "Welsbach Mantles" and alternately "A Welsbach House is always a lighthouse". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The first we have seen and complete and in good order.

4.75" tall.

4.5" square base.

 
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Price: 185.00


Welsbach Gas Mantle Advert Ashtray A136



British & General Tube Desk Blotter A132
British & General Tube Desk Blotter A132
Original, quality pre-war brass mounted 'D' shaped desk blotter. This good example is engraved to the top for "The British & General Tube Co Ltd, Drayton House 30 Gordon Street London WCI". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

6.25" x 3.25" x 1.25" tall.

 
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Price: 95.00


W. H Smith Shop Light with Bracket A130
Original, quality 1950's advertising, electric lightbox with the original blacksmith made wrought iron wall bracket. The lightbox has a repeated illustration of a Newspaper Boy with a basket of Newspapers in a W.H Smith uniform and cap and the 'WHS' logo to the bottom corner. One side panel is glazed in white glass the underside is in clear glass and the other side has a hinged cover to access for changing the bulbs. This unit has been rewired with two new bulb holders and three core exterior covered flex. Although this unit is not designed for outdoor use so presumably it was used originally, either inside the shop window or elsewhere in the shop or perhaps in a shopping centre. The original blacksmith wrought iron wall bracket is generally in good order, although it has many old coats of paint and would benefit being stripped and repainted. A wonderful find in amazing condition.

Lightbox 15.5" x 9.5" x 4.5".

Bracket 25" x 25" x 1.5" x 1.5".

Total drop with sign on bracket 29".

 
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Price: 1,850.00


W. H Smith Shop Light with Bracket A130



Pair of Glass Cerebos Salts A114
Pair of Glass Cerebos Salts A114
Original, quality pair of late 19th century oval shaped moulded glass table salts acid etched "Cerebos Salt" to each side. One miniscule chip to one, otherwise both are complete and in good order.

3.5" x 2.5" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 68.00


Advertising Glass Paperweight A108
Original, quality 1920's / 30's rectangular shaped clear glass paperweight advertising "Wallace Spiers & Co Ltd", "Coal Merchants 49 to 61 Pancras Rd, Kings Cross N.W", "Telephone North 2750", "Contractor to His Majesty's Government". The text has been acid etched to the reverse of the weight and infilled in matt gold. No chips and complete and in good order.

4.25" x 2.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 65.00


Advertising Glass Paperweight A108



Advertising Glass Paperweight A106
Advertising Glass Paperweight A106
Original, quality 1920's / 30's circular clear glass paperweight, advertising "Godson & Dobson Builders Merchants Croydon & Penge" and also detailing "Tel 29 Croydon" and "Tel 232 Sydenham". The text has been acid etched to the reverse of the weight and infilled in green and brown. No chips and complete and in good order.

3.25" diam x 1" tall.

 
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Price: 65.00


Horlicks Mug A101
Original, quality 1940's / 50's cream ceramic beaker shaped drinking mug with a side handle, "Horlicks" in blue back and front and "Alfred Meakin England" to the underside for the manufacturer. Perfect.

3.75" tall.

3" diam of top.

3.75" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 36.00


Horlicks Mug A101



Duckworth's Essences Card Advert A89
Duckworth's Essences Card Advert A89
Original, quality pre-war unused multi-coloured advertising show card for "Duckworth's Essences and colours 'Heart Brand' ". This mint showcard with its original string to the top and brown paper wrap, has details of four bottles of differing colour of essences. Complete and in good order.

17.5" x 14.25".

 
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Price: 56.00


Oxo Mug A87
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic mug with a waisted foot, a side handle and 'Oxo' etched in red within a shield to three sides. The tapered body has diagonal ribbing and all is complete and in good and working order.

3.75" tall.

3" top diam.

4" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 56.00


Oxo Mug A87



Oxo Mug A68
Oxo Mug A68
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, white ceramic mug with a waisted foot, a side handle and "Oxo" acid etched within a shield to three sides. The tapered body has a diagonal ribbing effect and all is complete and in good order.

4" tall x 3.25" top diameter.

4" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 56.00


Coronation Cheerio Card Advert A42
Original, quality, card advert issued in 1937 to advertise a bottled drink manufactured to commemorate the coronation of King George VI. A bright, clean card with the original red hanging loop to the top and detailing "Cheerio a Kingly Drink a Non-Alcoholic Champagne" and with the monogram for the King GR VI. Also printed "Copyright Duckworth & Co, Manchester". Complete and in good order.

13.75" x 9.75".

 
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Price: 56.00


Coronation Cheerio Card Advert A42



Gledhill & Co Blackpool Copper Ashtray A71
Gledhill & Co Blackpool Copper Ashtray A71
Original, quality pre-war all copper circular two-piece ashtray with three cigarette rests and embossed maker's name "N. Gledhill & Co Ltd Coppersmith's Blackpool". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

2 1/8" tall.

4.75" top diam.

5 1/8" base diam.

 
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Price: 135.00


Lucas King of the Road Bakelite Ashtray A68
Original, quality 1920's unused circular bakelite ashtray with three cigarette rests and a nickel plated mount to the centre detailing "King of the Road" the Lucas Lion logo and "Lucas Service". The underside is embossed "Moulded in our own works". Complete and in good order. Another matching but differing ashtray may well be available ref code: A52.

4.75" x 7/8" x 4.75".

 
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Price: 85.00


Lucas King of the Road Bakelite Ashtray A68



Brass Corona Ashtray A63
Brass Corona Ashtray A63
Original, quality pre-war small circular brass ashtray with a dished base, four cigarette rests and embossed "Corona family drinks". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

3" diam x 0.5" tall.

 
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Price: 38.00


Betterwear Advert Ashtray A61
Original, quality pressed tin square ashtray with four corner cigarette rests and embossed details to the centre of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to commemorate the coronation in 1937 and around the rim for "Betterwear Mops, Polishes & Brushes". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order.

4" x 4" x 0.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 56.00


Betterwear Advert Ashtray A61



Tintose Caramel Brush B33
Tintose Caramel Brush B33
Original, quality 1920's clothes brush with a walnut back and handle, issued to promote "Tintose Caramel". The back of the brush is infilled with "caramel Tintose Is the best" and most of all the bristle detail "Tintose" spelt in pale bristles within black bristles. Complete and in good order.

11.5" x 1.5" plus 1.5" tall.

 
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Price: 75.00


Miniature Butchers Sharpening Steel BS35
Original, quality promotional 1950's / 60's butchers' miniature sharpening steel with a turned aluminium grip and the original leather case detailing W.M. Still & Sons Ltd Catering equipment specialists. Complete and in good order.

4.25" including ring.

Case x 0.75" wide.

 
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Price: 56.00


Miniature Butchers Sharpening Steel BS35



1937 Coronation Diary Blotter CC209
1937 Coronation Diary Blotter CC209
Original, quality unused and very clean diary with blotter pages issued as a souvenir of the Coronation of King Edward VIII which of course did not take place. This example was produced as a promotional item for "N. Nichols Baker & Confectioner of Bell Street Whitchurch Hampshire". Apart from a few very minor scuffs to the cover all is in mint condition and complete and in good order.

10.25" x 8" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 56.00


Novelty Brass Cigar Cutter CC5
Original, quality 1920's novelty cigar cutter in the form of a pint bottle of Bass and Co Pale Ale. Twist the ring to the top and the label to the front of the bottle releases to view the 'V' shaped cutting blade. The reverse is stamped "Made in Vienna". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

2" x 0.5" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 145.00


Novelty Brass Cigar Cutter CC5



GEC Equiluxo Glass Change Slope CS4
GEC Equiluxo Glass Change Slope CS4
Original, quality 1920's Jefferson-type glass bowl issued by General Electric Company to promote their glass product "Equiluxo", "Non-Glare Glass", Presumably this was either a desk tidy or a countertop change slope ? Embossed to the inner bowl "Specify Equiluxo Glass Without Glare" and "G.E.C". One small chip to the underside of the rim, otherwise complete and in good order.

1.5" tall x 5.5" top diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


St Julien Tobacco Glass Change Slope CS3
Original, quality 1920's / 30's moulded glass shop counter "Change Slope". This example is advertising "Ogden's St Julien Tobacco" with pictorial details of packets of "Virginia Blend" and "Empire Blend" at 11d per oz and 9½d per oz. The decoration is bright and clear and detailed to the reverse of the slope and has some damage to the paintwork and detail and the two back corners of the glass have chips, otherwise complete and in good order.

7" x 7.5" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 95.00


St Julien Tobacco Glass Change Slope CS3



J. Weeks & Co of Chelsea Door Handle DH892
J. Weeks & Co of Chelsea Door Handle DH892
Original, quality pre-war spherical shaped, single flat fronted, turning door knob with a circular backplate with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and a square hole for a standard square steel bar. The face of this door knob is embossed "J.Weeks & Co Chelsea". Polished and complete and in good order.

Backplate 2.5" diam.

Knob 2 1/8" diam.

2.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 65.00


Maypole Dairy Butter / Lard Tub DP269
Original, quality late 19th century two tone glazed stoneware Lard Tub with a strap handle to the rear, impressed "4lb" beneath and transfer printed to the front "Maypole Dairy Co." with an illustration of children dancing around the Maypole. All is complete and in good order.

6.25" tall x 7" top diam.

9" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 185.00


Maypole Dairy Butter / Lard Tub DP269



Royal Exchange Insurance Pin Tray, 4 available FM22
Royal Exchange Insurance Pin Tray, 4 available FM22
Original, quality 1920's circular copper pin tray or wine coaster embossed to the centre with the coat of arms for "Royal Exchange Assurance". This heavy small tray is impressed "Made in England by Henry Jenkins & Sons Ltd Birmingham". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

4.25" x 0.75".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 115.00


Ideal Stoneware Footwarmer FW91
Original, quality 1920's buff coloured stoneware hot water bottle / footwarmer decorated in blue and detailed 'Ideal' in a ribbon swag to each side and "West Bros Battersea" for the retailer to the front. The screw in stopper has a chip under the rim, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. Originally filled with hot water now ideal as a door stop filled with sand.

9" x 5" wide.

5" tall including stopper.

 
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Price: 115.00


Ideal Stoneware Footwarmer FW91



Pre-war Woodbine Playing Cards G18
Pre-war Woodbine Playing Cards G18
Four original, quality pictorial advertising pre-war playing cards issued by W.D & H.O. Wills advertising "Wild Woodbine Cigarettes". These cards were originally part of a used set and are a little soiled and have been reframed later, otherwise all is complete and in good order.

Frame exterior 9.5" x 7.5" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 56.00


Advertising Ceramic Inkwell IW90
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic inkwell to fit into the top of a school desk, but the first we have seen with a printed advert to the top. This example details "Gee Walker & Slaters Ltd. Derby. Desk". In super condition. Complete and in good and working order.

1.5" tall.

1.75" top diam.

 
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Price: 56.00


Advertising Ceramic Inkwell IW90



Cadburys Bournville Coca Jug J226
Cadburys Bournville Coca Jug J226
Original, quality late 19th century two tone glazed stoneware jug with a pouring spout, a strap handle to the rear and detailed in white underglaze text "Make drinking chocolate with Bournville coca" and the "Cadbury" logo entwining a coca bush. The underside is impressed "N" and all is complete and in good and working order.

5.75" tall x 5" diam.

6.25" including handle.

 
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Price: 68.00


Courage Alton Pale Ale Jug J173
Original, quality pre-war off white coloured ceramic water jug with a coloured cockerel to each side and advertising "Courage Nut Brown Ale" to one side and "Courage Alton Pale Ale" to the other. The underside is detailed for the manufacturer "The Associated Potteries Co. Sole Proprietor Hancock, Caulfield & Waller Ltd, Mitcham, London & The Potteries". These water jugs were issued for use on the bar top in pubs and hotels and this example is perfect and very clean.

4" tall x 4.5" x 5.75" including handle.

 
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Price: 135.00


Courage Alton Pale Ale Jug J173



Castle Laundry Letter Opener LO25
Castle Laundry Letter Opener LO25
Original, quality 1930's chromed letter opener impressed to the grip "Castle Laundry Ltd Bournemouth" and to the other both side a patent number and a registration number for the year 1933. Complete and in super condition.

9.25" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 38.00


Caley's Mineral Water Match Striker MS60
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic match striker with two tone blue decoration and black transfer advertising "Caley's Table Waters" to both sides, "By Royal Warrant to H.R.H The King" at one end and "by Royal Warrant to HRH The Prince of Wales" at the other. The square shaped centrepiece has a striker surface on each side and an illustration of a female in a toga back and front. One minuscule chip to one end, otherwise complete and in good and working order. Appears unused and the first we have seen.

5" tall.

6" x 5".

 
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Price: 350.00


Caley's Mineral Water Match Striker MS60



Advertising Stoneware Match Striker MS57
Advertising Stoneware Match Striker MS57
Original, quality late 19th century green glazed stoneware match striker with a saucer base to take the spent matches and a top facility to hold the matches upright with a striking outside surface. Most of all, this example has an applied glazed slab impressed for "William Gibson Glass & China Merchant Ashton-Under-Lyne". The underside is impressed "Leadless Glaze" and for the manufacturer "Lovatt Langley Mill England". All is complete and in good and working order.

3" tall.

4.25" diam.

 
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Price: 125.00


Stones Ginger Wine Match Striker MS44
Original, quality late 19th century circular stoneware bar / countertop match striker in a white glazed finish with black text advertising "Stone's Ginger Wine". The underside is printed with a logo of a "Stone Ginger Wine" barrel and "Proprietors, The Finsbury Distillery Co". No chips or cracks and complete and in good order.

4" diam x 1.75" tall.

 
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Price: 135.00


Stones Ginger Wine Match Striker MS44



Glass Rolling Ruler, 2 available R51
Glass Rolling Ruler, 2 available R51
Original, quality 1920's clear glass tube, acid etched to one side "Use Moncrieffs Inks". This 12" long tube was a rolling ruler used with dip pens to draw horizontal lines. This is the first we have seen and all is complete and in good order.

12" x 0.75" diam.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 65.00


Ceramic Advertising Rolling Pin RP17
Original, quality late 19th century off white coloured ceramic rolling pin with the original turned beech handles. This good example has transfer printed details for "Mason's extract of herbs", "Coombs Aeriated Pastry Flour", "Kilvents Pure Lard" and "Coombs Eureka Flour". Although the text is a little faded, all is complete and in good order otherwise.

Ceramic roll 12" x 2".

Total length including handles 20.5".

 
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Price: 230.00


Ceramic Advertising Rolling Pin RP17



Allinson Flour Ceramic Rolling Pin RP15
Allinson Flour Ceramic Rolling Pin RP15
Original, quality late 19th century white ceramic rolling pin with a removable wooden spindle with handgrips. The ceramic roll is transfer decorated "Use Allinson Whole Wheat Flour for all purposes". Complete and in good and working order with not a blemish in sight.

Ceramic roll 10" x 2.5".

Total 18" long.

 
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Price: 300.00


Thorleys Ovum Enamel Sign S385
Original, quality 1920's very clean enamel sign detailing black text on a bright yellow background with a red border. This example, the first we have seen details "Ovum Thorley's Poultry Spice Secures Healthy Poultry Abundance Of Eggs" and "Joseph Thorley Ltd Kings Cross London N." also to the lower right hand corner. "Patent Enamel Co B'Ham" for the sign manufacturer. Complete and in good order.

27" x 32".

 
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Price: 650.00


Thorleys Ovum Enamel Sign S385



Brass Advertising Shoe Horn SH23
Brass Advertising Shoe Horn SH23
Original, quality 1920's / 30's small brass shoehorn impressed with advertising details "Trampinese, Horne boots for men, 90-92 Oxford St London N.W.7 branches throughout London". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

6.5" x 1.75" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 56.00


Harry Hall Brass Shoehorn SH22
Original, quality 1920's brass promotional, gents shoehorn in the original unpolished finish. The front is details "Harry Hall, Tailor & Habit Maker 181 Oxford St W I & 149 Cheapside EC2" and the reverse "Good Luck". Complete and in good and working order.

3.75" x 1.5" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 56.00


Harry Hall Brass Shoehorn SH22



Ceramic Spirit Pourer SP11
Ceramic Spirit Pourer SP11
Original, quality 1920's ceramic spirit pourer with nickel mounts. This unusual example is detailed for "Cadenhead's Green Label Rum" to both sides and "Bowkers No 84317". Complete and in good and working order.

5.5" x 1.75" x 1".

 
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Price: 65.00


Teachers Copper Whisky Tray T168
Original, quality 1920's five sided copper drinks tray with a hammered finish to the outer rim and embossed "Teachers Highland Cream Perfection of Old Scotch Whisky" and "Wm. Teachers & Sons Ltd Distillers". A very clean example polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

12.5" diam x 0.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 85.00


Teachers Copper Whisky Tray T168



Brooke Bond Beef Cube Tin T71
Brooke Bond Beef Cube Tin T71
Original, quality 1930's / 40's square tin for Brooke Bond Beef Cubes priced at "1d each". Not a common tin and not in mint condition but a good clean example. Complete and in good order.

4.5" x 4.5" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 38.00


Ogdens Stoneware Tobacco Jar T27
Original, quality 1920's tobacconist shop, tobacco dispensing jar in glazed stoneware. This example has a blue band to the top and 'Ogdens Impi Twist" for the blend of tobacco to the front and reverse, also "Issued by The Imperial Tobacco Co. ( of Great Britain & Ireland ) Ltd". A short faint hairline crack to the front top and others to the base rim and originally had a tin lid, otherwise complete and in good order.

6.5" tall.

6" diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


Ogdens Stoneware Tobacco Jar T27



Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Vesta Case VC8
Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Vesta Case VC8
Original, quality bronze vesta case manufacturer for Huntley & Palmers circa 1890, by Schutz of Vienna, as a promotional item. This is in the form of the Huntley & Palmers 'Albert' biscuit and was originally covered in biscuit coloured paint. Impressed to the front, as in the biscuit 'Huntley & Palmers Albert' and to the reverse "Made in Vienna". Complete and in good and working order.

2" diam x 0.25".

 
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Price: 135.00


Spratts Brass Dog Comb VT53
Original, quality 1920's steel dogs' comb mounted with a sheet brass grip detailed "6", "Made in England" and with "Spratts" letters in the form of a Scottish Terrier. The first we have seen. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 115.00


Spratts Brass Dog Comb VT53



Butlers Crown Brewery Stained Glass Panel W477
Butlers Crown Brewery Stained Glass Panel W477
Original, quality late 19th century / 1900, leaded coloured glass / window panel advertising "Butlers, Crown Brewery Ltd". This unbelievable glazed panel has been reframed for safekeeping. Each variation in colour or white is a separate piece of glass leaded in with the colours depicting flowers and leaves surrounding the central panel of acid etched ruby red and Royal blue glass detailing "Butlers Crown Brewery Limited" in Royal Blue and "trademark" a large crown and "Estd 1781". Some minor cracks to the smaller sections of coloured glass but no glass pieces missing and all in good order otherwise.

Frame exterior 34.5" x 27" x 1.25".

Visible glass 31.25" x 23.75".

 
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Price: 1,200.00


Rinso Laundry Tongs WB3
Original, quality pair of 1940's / 50's wooden laundry tongs stamped two each side "Approved for use with Rinso" ( a washing powder ). This clean example is made in beech with a plated steel hinge. Complete and in good and working order.

Closed 13.75" x 2.75" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 56.00


Rinso Laundry Tongs WB3

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