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Pair of Mc Vitie and Price Biscuit Barrels
Pair of Mc Vitie and Price Biscuit Barrels
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Original, quality pair of Royal Doulton ceramic biscuit barrel manufactured circa 1900 to 1930's with both pieces transfer printed to the underside "Royal Doulton England Copyright" and "made especially for Mc Vitie & Price Edinburgh & London". The coloured decoration to the tub has a Dutch scene in green and yellow and is perfect with not a blemish in sight. This is the first we have seen. Complete and in good order.

7" tall x 6" wide including lid.

 
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W&T Avery 2lb Ceramic Weight
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Original, quality circa 1900, white ceramic grocers' / butchers' counter weight in the cottage loaf shape. This clean example is transfer decorated in dark green, with "Imperial 2lb" to the top "W.T. Avery Birmingham" in ribbon swags to the shoulder and a decorated band to the base rim. The underside has retained the customs lead infill which is impressed "VR", "200" and "94". This super weight has just one edge knock to the bottom rim, otherwise all is complete and in near mint condition.

3.25" tall x 3.75" diam.

 
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W&T Avery 2lb Ceramic Weight



Oak Cased Rim Lock
Oak Cased Rim Lock
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Original, quality late 19th century oak cased, surface mounted door lock with an inset wrought iron lock, with the original key and a replacement keep been made to suit. This good example does not have the provision for a handle only the key turn. The lock has four screw holes for mounting and the keep has two. All has been cleaned and fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order.

Lock keep 9" x 6" x 1 3/8".

 
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Etched and Frosted Square Oil Lamp Shade
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Original, quality late 19th century frosted glass oil lamp shade with etched designs of hops and leaves to each of the four panels and to the corners. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. This example is most unusual with a square tapered shape and a castellated top rim and is the first we have seen. Complete and in good order.

9.25" tall x 8" widest.

Lower aperture 4" diam.

 
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Etched and Frosted Square Oil Lamp Shade



Police Alarm / Bird Scarer
Police Alarm / Bird Scarer
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Original, quality late 19th century bird scarer or policeman's alarm. This example is made in stained beech with a replacement splat in ash. All is now complete and in good and working order.

Body 10.5" x 4.5" x 1.5".

 
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Copeland & Garrett Footbath
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Original, quality early 19th century oval shaped ceramic footbath of the banded design with decorative handles to each end. This super example in absolutely perfect condition in every aspect is impressed to the underside for the manufacturer "Copeland & Garrett" 1833 to 1847. Complete and in good order.

9" tall x 14.25" x 20.75" including handles.

 
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Copeland & Garrett Footbath



4 Piece Matching Doulton Tea Set
4 Piece Matching Doulton Tea Set
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Original, quality 1920's Royal Doulton four piece tea set comprising teapot, hot water jug, milk jug and sugar bowl. All are matching but do show a variable blue colouring. Some old restoration to the teapot and larger jug but none obvious to the other two pieces. All complete and in good order.

Teapot 5" tall x 7.5" x 5.5" diam.

Tall jug 5.75" tall x 5" wide including handle plus 3.5".

Short jug 3.5" tall x 4.5" x 3.5".

Sugar bowl 2.25" tall plus 5" wide including handle x 3.5".

 
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Tramp Art Wall Mirror
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Original, quality late 19th century "Tramp Art" wooden picture frame fitted with a replacement mirror glass and an old backing board cut to suit. This super example has been cleaned, well worm treated, refinished and is now complete and in good order and can be hung both vertical or horizontal.

External 19" x 13.5" x 1.5" front to back.

Visible mirror 17.25" x 5.5"

 
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Tramp Art Wall Mirror



The Eclipse Ceramic Teapot Stand
The Eclipse Ceramic Teapot Stand
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Original, quality late 19th century circular white ceramic teapot stand in a pewter frame and transfer decorated in black to both sides. Although the upper side is intended as the top and has a Victorian parlour room scene the most interesting is the underside detailing "The Eclipse Teapot Stand, Sold Everywhere, Made by Deykin & Sons Electro Platers of Birmingham". All is complete and in good and working order.

7 1/8" diam x 0.75".

 
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Greene's Sheep Dip Poster
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Original, quality 1920's paper poster advertising "Greene's Sheep Dip" recently professionally mounted in a pale wood glazed frame with an off white inner mount. Some minor damage to poster lower edge. Otherwise complete and in good order.

Outer frame 29" x 23" x 7/8" front to back.

Visible poster 25" x 19".

 
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Greene's Sheep Dip Poster



Butchers Wrought Iron Rail of Hooks
Butchers Wrought Iron Rail of Hooks
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Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron butchers rack of hooks with three countersunk screw holes for mounting. This serious run of eight wall mounted hooks are rivetted to the original wrought iron flat rail and each have a super curve and curled over tip creating a smooth and safe finial. Ideal for display or as a coat rack cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 62.5" long x 1.5".

Total 3.25" tall.

4" front to back.

 
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Huge Brass and Iron Tally Iron
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Original, quality early to mid 19th century brass and iron tally or goffering iron with a huge brass body mounted on a cast iron tripod stand with a super curled tapered stem. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order, although the poker has long been gone.

9" tall.

Base 7" diam spread.

Barrel 7" x 1.5" exterior plus 1" interior.

 
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Huge Brass and Iron Tally Iron



Double Ended Wrought Iron Door Key
Double Ended Wrought Iron Door Key
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Original, quality early 19th century double ended wrought iron door key with a turned central stem and two very similar but not identical ends. This was used for a two door entry area. A most unusual key. Cleaned and lacquered. Complete and in good order.

4" x 1" x 0.25".

 
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Slat Back Arm Chair
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Original, quality late 19th century slat back armchair in super condition. This example has an Elm Seat and the rest is beech with chunky legs and arms all in a great colour. Minor worm to the seat, well treated and all is complete and in good and working order.

43" tall at back plus 17" tall at seat front.

22.5" arms plus spread of legs 21".

Total 25.5" front to back.

 
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Slat Back Arm Chair



Pair of Visitors and Servants Exterior Brass Bell Pulls
Pair of Visitors and Servants Exterior Brass Bell Pulls
See our "Bell Pulls & Servants Intercom Bells" section for current stock of similar items.

Pair of original, quality matching late 19th century Scottish, circular exterior cast brass bell pulls. For use with a tight wire, non-electrical bell system. One surround is embossed "Servants" and the other "Visitors" and both have cast brass central pullout knobs. One knob is a replacement made to suit and replacement rear springs and washers have been fitted. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. Most difficult to find these pairs and this is the first we have seen of Scottish ones.

Backplate 3.75" diam.

1.5" exposed front to back.

1" x 1" to be recessed 4".

 
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Picture Frame Case of Bullfinches
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Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's picture framed wall mounted glazed display of five bullfinches, four males and one female. This superb example has the birds mounted on the backboard with glass to all five panels and mounted within and to the front of the original "Oxford" plaster finished frame with brass mounts to each cross over, all in an ecclesiastical look. There is no label remaining but this display was typical for George Bazeley of Wolverhampton 1871 - 1958. We have cleaned the glass inside, deposited crystals to keep away mite and retaped all round. As good as it looks, a superb and very attractive display.

Back frame 21.5" x 19.5" max.

Glazed area 13.15" x 5.5".

Total 6.25" front to back.

 
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Picture Frame Case of Bullfinches



Royal Worcester Ceramic Wall Bracket
Royal Worcester Ceramic Wall Bracket
Original, quality late 19th century Royal Worcester ceramic wall bracket with the head of a 'Dog of Fo' with tusks. This most unusual example has bold colours of blue and green with heavy gilding to the high points. Although complete, it does have old damage with a firing crack to the reverse turning into a hairline crack to the top and a few minor chips to the top front edge, otherwise all is complete and in good order with a Worcester mark to the reverse. This wall bracket was purchased during the filming of an episode of Dickinson's Real Deal for ITV in Crewe in Cheshire.

8" tall x 9.5" widest.

8.5" front to back.

 
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Brass Gothic Fire Front
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Original, quality late 19th century superb heavy cast brass ornamental fire front or hearth ornament in the form of a Gothic Revival front of a building. This example, the first we have seen, has pierced arched top windows to both sides and three to the front. The reverse is impressed with the registration number for the year 1892, the square hand-cut brass nuts to the reverse holding the three panels together are replacements made to suit and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

14.5" tall x 16.5" widest.

5.5" front to back.

Front 12.75" wide.

 
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Brass Gothic Fire Front



Butterfly Cabinet with 24 Drawer
Butterfly Cabinet with 24 Drawer
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Original, quality late 19th century 24 drawer entomology cabinet in mahogany. The drawers are in original finish pine throughout with a pair of mahogany knobs to each, re-papered cork bases and provision for a drop in glazed panel. Some glass is included, most is absent, but can be supplied if required. The doors have a lock with two keys, the mahogany veneered top has a split to the front and the side is showing signs of a pair of handles that have been removed. This cabinet is far too heavy to be carried with side handles. Otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

Cabinet top and base 44.5" x 15.25" front to back

Body 43" wide x 36"tall x 14.5" front to back

Each drawer 20.5" x 12" x 2" tall

Each drawer 1.5" deep inside excluding glass

 
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Voysey Brass Fireside Shovel
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Original, quality circa 1900, art nouveau fireside shovel with a heart shaped spade end and a simple stem and handgrip. This example was designed by "Charles F.A.Voysey". A very special fire tool, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

25" x 5.5" x 1.25".

 
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Voysey Brass Fireside Shovel



Cricket Presentation Bread Knife
Cricket Presentation Bread Knife
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Original, quality bread knife with a stainless steel blade, an ivorine handle carved with an ear of corn and an engraved hallmarked silver ferrule. The blade is etched "Bread Knife" in script with a harvest scene around and the silver ferrule is engraved "Wednesday C. C" (for Sheffield Wednesday Cricket Club), "1904" and "Percy Bowker, Average 60". The silver hallmark is also for Sheffield 1904. Complete and in good and working order. A most unusal presenation piece.

13.5" x 1.5" x 1".

 
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Imperial Life Paperweight
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Original, quality late 19th century brass and iron paperweight issued by the "Imperial Life" ( Insurance Co ). This example is embossed to the brass top, detailing "Imperial Life Office Est. 1820, London" with an impression of the buildings and mounted to the rectangular shaped iron base. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. The first we have seen.

4.25" x 3" x 1.25".

 
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Imperial Life Paperweight



Sheffield Plated Sugar Shaker
Sheffield Plated Sugar Shaker
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Original, quality mid to late 19th century copper sugar shaker for the table. This elegant example was originally Sheffield plated and traces can still be seen within the detail, the collar of the pierced lid and to the underside. The underside is impressed with the manufacturers' hand shaped mark. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

8.5" tall x 3" widest.

3" base diam.

 
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Clay Pigeon Ejector
Original, quality 1920's / 30's clay pigeon ejector with steel mechanism mounted on a turned fruitwood handle. Some wormholes now well treated and all is complete and in good and working order.

18.5" x 2.75" x 4".

 
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Clay Pigeon Ejector



Victoria Jubilee Plate
Victoria Jubilee Plate
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Original, quality ceramic plate issued to commemorative Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897. This super example has five, part colour cameos, the central one of Queen Victoria and the others "Windsor Castle", "Balmoral Castle", "Buckingham Palace" and "Osborne House". Also detailed "Victoria Diamond Jubilee 1897, longest reign on record, crowned 1837 Empress of India and Queen of England". Complete and in good order.

9.75" diam x 1".

 
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Nickel Handled Wilkinsons Tailors Shears
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century large cast nickel handled, steel tailors shears. The handles are stamped near the large bolt and detail "T.Wilkinson & Son Makers Sheffield" and "Patent". Some minor pitting to the blades, unusual with nickel grips. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

15.75" x 4" x 2.5".

 
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Nickel Handled Wilkinsons Tailors Shears



Circular Lloyd Loom Liner Basket
Circular Lloyd Loom Liner Basket
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Original, quality 1960's Lloyd Loom liner basket with bellied sides and the original, formica covered circular hinged lid and the original pinky / cream paintwork. The underside is stencilled "7th March 1962" for the year of manufacture and the interior has the original ivorine label detailing "Lusty Lloyd Loom". In near mint condition and complete and in good order.

22" tall x 15" widest diam.

Lid 11.5" diam.

 
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Brass Miniature Hot Water Can
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Original, quality late 19th century miniature all brass hot water can for an unknown purpose ? This example has a large pouring spout, a strap handle over the top and one to the rear. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A most unusual item, the first we have seen. Complete and in good and working order.

4.25" tall x 5.25" x 2".

 
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Brass Miniature Hot Water Can



Holder's Brewery Horse Brass on Leather
Holder's Brewery Horse Brass on Leather
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Original, quality late 19th century circular cast brass buckle cover impressed for "Holder's Brewery" mounted on the original leather strap with two brass buckles and a small coat of arms. This brass buckle cover and possibly the leather was part of the horse harness of a brewery dray and has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is in good order.

Buckle cover 2.5" diam.

Total length 35".

 
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Brass Letter Flap
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Original, quality 1930's / 40's huge plain cast pink brass letter flap of great proportions with "Letters" inlaid in white enamel to the flap in upper cased text. Replacement springs, nuts, washers and threaded bars have been fitted and all now is complete and in good and working order. This example ticks all the boxes.

Exterior 14" x 4.75".

Aperture 11" x 3".

Bolt centres 12.5".

 
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Brass Letter Flap



Copper Catering Pudding Steamer Cabinet, 2 available
Copper Catering Pudding Steamer Cabinet, 2 available
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Original, quality 1950's all copper catering pudding steamer cabinet manufactured by G. FE Bartlett, Kitchen engineers of Bell St, London NWI. This super cabinet has a hinged door to the front with a catch, provision for five perforated metal shelves and a water tank to the floor with a cranked brass tap and a carrying handle to each side. The front of the door has a detailed makers' plate and all is in good order and in the unpolished green patinated colour.

Exterior 27" tall x 19.5" wide.

19" front to back.

Price is for each.

 
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Circular Cast Iron Feeder
Original, quality late 19th century circular cast iron animal feed trough in the 'Mexican Hat' shape. Very heavy and very solid embossed 'Globe' to the inside for the manufacturer. Complete and in good and working order.

34" diam x height of sides 6".

10.5" tallest at centre.

 
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Circular Cast Iron Feeder



Pair of Amber Glass Door Handles
Pair of Amber Glass Door Handles
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century cut amber coloured glass, door knobs with circular cast brass backplates, each with three countersunk screw holes for mounting. These superb examples have a square bar included to fit standard mortice locks and latches and a heavy bead design in relief to the backplates and not a chip or blemish to the spherical shaped knobs. Complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2 3/8" diam.

Knobs 2.25" diam.

2.5" front to back.

 
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Bakelite Lever Door Handles, 2 pairs available
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Pair of original, quality 1930s brown bakelite lever door handles with a square bar included to fit standard mortice locks and latches. This example has long rectangular shaped back plates each with 4 x countersunk screw holes for mounting and a keyhole. Complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 6.25" x 1.5"

Total 6.25" tall x 4.75" wide including handles.

2.25" front to back.

Price is per pair.

 
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Bakelite Lever Door Handles, 2 pairs available



Pair of Spelter Photo Frames
Pair of Spelter Photo Frames
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Original, quality pair of 1920's continental horizontal photo frames in spelter. Each frame has a pierced design with a ribbon form top decoration and folding easel style backstand. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

7" tall including top mount x 7.5" wide.

0.5" front to back.

Visible photo 5" x 3.5".

 
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Esso Blue Enamel Sign
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Original, quality 1950's / 60's near mint double sided enamel sign advertising "We Sell Esso Blue, Esso" to both sides. This example in unbelievable condition has a flange mount to one edge to mount the sign in "Bus Stop" position, the flange is detailed "property of E. P Co Ltd" (Esso petrol). The main sign also has four countersunk screw holes for mounting flat if required. Complete and in very, very good order.

18" x 18" x 2".

 
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Esso Blue Enamel Sign



Hudsons Soap Enamel Sign
Hudsons Soap Enamel Sign
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Original, quality 1920's enamel advertising sign with very bright colours detailing "Hudson's Soap for the people, in packets" with the lamp trademark and "LNS". This clean example has nine screw holes for mounting and some damage to the enamel to the outer edges and screw holes but otherwise in super condition and complete. Also stamped for the sign manufacturer "Registered Chromo Wolverhampton".

27" x 20".

 
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Anvil on Stand
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Original, quality late 19th century heavy iron anvil on an original stand. The anvil has a blunt end and a pointed end opposite, the working plate has a good surface with minor pitting only and a tapered square hole for inserting accessories. One small hemispherical former is included. The stand, also very heavy, is an original stand for anvils and will take a variety of sizes. Complete and in good and working order.

Anvil 23" long x 4.5" top width.

Base of anvil 10" x 9".

Stand 14.5" tall x feet at base 17" x 17".

 
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Anvil on Stand



Perpetual Calendar and Postal Ruler
Perpetual Calendar and Postal Ruler
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Original, quality Mauchline Ware cylindrical and transfer printed perpetual calendar and postal ruler. This late 19th century example was produced between 1871 to 1885, has a cameo of Winchester Cathedral, an adjustable calendar to one end, 2 calibrated 6" rulers one in "French Centimetres" and the other in "English Inches" and a very detailed postal price list for the year for, Letter Post, Newspapers, Parcels, Books, Telegrams, Postal Orders etc. Complete, in absolutely mint condition and in good working order.

9" x 1" x 1".

 
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Steel Smoothing Plane
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Original, quality late 19th century superb quality steel smoothing plane with a hickory infill, front grip and closed saw grip handle to the rear. The brass lever cap has a knurled screw and the two piece cutting iron (blade) is impressed "I Sorby Cast Steel Sheffield". One side of the steel body, is stamped for a previous owner 'W.Low' but no makers name can be seen. All is complete and in good and working order.

8.5" long x 5.5" tall x 2.25" wide.

Sole 6.75" x 2.25".

Iron 2".

 
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Steel Smoothing Plane



United Asbestos Co Letter Opener
United Asbestos Co Letter Opener
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Original, quality late 19th century boxwood or sycamore letter opener with the calendar to both sides of the handle for the year "1889". This example was a promotional item produced for "The United Asbestos Co Ltd of 161 Queen Victoria Street London". One side has inch and metric calibrations and the other side has diagrams of various builders materials carried in stock of the time. Really in super condition and complete. Lots of detail.

13.25" x 1.25".

 
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Brass Fox with Umbrella Brass Inkwell
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Original, quality late 19th century continental cast brass inkwell in the original unpolished matt gilt finish. This superb example is depicting a fox wearing a cloak, inside an umbrella and mounted on a circular stepped plinth. The fox is very realistic with the glass eyes. The original glass liner to the inkwell has been retained. All is complete and in good and working order. This is the first we have seen of this example and what a beauty.

6" diam x 4.5" tall.

Plinth 3.25" diam.

 
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Brass Fox with Umbrella Brass Inkwell



GR Post mounted Cast Iron Post Box
GR Post mounted Cast Iron Post Box
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Original, quality post mounted cast iron G.P.O. posting box issued from 1913 to 1936. This good example is embossed "Letters Only" above the postage slot and 'GR' to the door in large letters for the Reign of King George V. the lock has two replacement keys cut to fit and a pair of steel loops also made to suit will enable this box to be fitted to either a telegraph pole or a lamp post as origianlly intended. All is complete and in good and working order, perhaps just needing a fresh coat of paint.

20" tallest x 8" wide plus 13.25" front to back exterior.

Aperture 5.25" x 1".

 
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Horners Clotted Cream Cylinder
Original, quality late 19th century white ceramic cylindrical cream pot, transfer printed in red for "Horners Devonshire Clotted Cream" and other details all around the cylinder. This example is in mint condition and the best you will ever see. A handsome example and complete and in good order.

4.75" x 2.5" diam.

 
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Horners Clotted Cream Cylinder



Bellied Copper Storage Tub
Bellied Copper Storage Tub
Original, quality late 19th century barrel-shaped copper storage tub with carrying handles to the side, horizontal ribbing to the upper and lower sections, a good dovetailed vertical seam, some old small repairs and a great original finish colour, cleaned and waxed. Possibly an old Fishmonger or Butcher's tub. Generally in good order.

21.5" tall x 17.5" widest.

Top aperture inner 13" diam.

 
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Large Stone Grindstone Wheel
Original, quality late 19th century large circular stone grindstone, ideal as a garden feature. This example has a rectangular shaped central hole to originally lock onto the turning spindle. Complete and in good order.

20.75" diam.

5.25" front to back.

 
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Large Stone Grindstone Wheel



Stone Garden Roller
Stone Garden Roller
Original, quality, early 19th century or earlier, garden roller with a stone roller mounted with blacksmith made wrought iron frame and 'T' bar handle. These rollers were often made using sections from old stone pillars. This example has a good lichen covering, old green paintwork to the ironwork and is a great looker all round. Complete and in good and working order.

Roller 11" diameter x 24" long.

Total 48" tall x 27.5" widest.

 
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Ludlow ER Letter Box Front
Original, quality rectangular shaped white enamelled letterbox front circa 1901 to 1911, from an all wooden wall mounted letterbox manufactured by James Ludlow 24 Albion St Birmingham. This very clean example is detailed in black with "ER" and the crown for the Reign of King Edward VII and "Post Office Letter Box" with six screw holes for mounting. Complete and in good order.

12" x 11".

 
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Ludlow ER Letter Box Front



Coopers Dips Please Shut The Gate Enamel Plaque
Coopers Dips Please Shut The Gate Enamel Plaque
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Original, quality 1920's narrow enamel sign detailing "PleaseShut the Gate and use Cooper's Dips" ( Sheep Dips ) in dark blue text on a yellow background. Some chipping to the enamel on three of the four corner screw holes and the odd surface chips elsewhere to the enamel. A most unusual enamel plaque and complete and in good order otherwise.

13.75" x 2.75".

 
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Stoneware Pet Food Bowl
Original, quality pre-war glazed stoneware circular pet food or drinking bowl. The front is detailed in black transfer "Luthor Wright & Co Ltd, Dog, Pigeon & Poultry Food Specialists Bradford". Complete and in good order.

2.75" diam.

1.5" tall.

 
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Stoneware Pet Food Bowl



Wills Flag Cigarette Enamel Sign
Wills Flag Cigarette Enamel Sign
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Original, quality 1930's / 40's large very clean enamel sign advertising Wills's Flag Cigarettes, detailing "Smoke Wills's Flag Cigarettes Empire Blend" with a flying Union Flag to the centre. This super large sign is detailed to the bottom edge for the manufacturer "Imperial Enamel Co Birm". Has two cut out shapes to the top rim, these are from new and interestingly there are No signs of mounting holes around the other three edges. First of these signs we have seen.

71.5" x 30".

 
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