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Eton 1902 Sporting Trophy
Eton 1902 Sporting Trophy
See our "Sporting" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality silver plated punch bowl profusely embossed and engraved with acanthus leaves, swags and flowers. One side is engraved "House Athletics G.S. Shephard, Winner of The Mile Handicap Scratch, Eton 1902" and to the other side "Winner of The Long Jump Hcp, 2nd in, Quarter Mile and Hundred Yards". The underside is stamped for the maker "Rowell Eton" and all is in near mint condition with no dents or wear to the silver plate.

5.5" tall x 8.75" top diam.

5.5" diam base.

 
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Mahogany Milliners Shop Hand Mirror
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Original, quality late 19th century rectangular shaped milliners or similar shop hand mirror in mahogany. A super shape in super condition.

17.75" x 7.75" x 0.5".

 
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Mahogany Milliners Shop Hand Mirror



Vaseline Cobweb Lamp Shade
Vaseline Cobweb Lamp Shade
See our "Lamp Shades" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality 1920's vaseline glass 'maid's bonnet' design, electric lamp shade with a 'cobweb' detail overall in opaline. To fit a standard, modern, UK electric bulb holder. A super and most unusual design. Complete and in good order.

3.75" tall.

7.75" widest.

 
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Nailsea Glass Lamp Shade
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Original, quality 1920's bell shaped glass light shade with a wavy outer rim and a strong and attractive Nailsea design all round. To fit a standard, modern, UK electric bulb holder. A most unusual example. Complete and in good order.

4.25" tall x 6.5" diam.

 
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Nailsea Glass Lamp Shade



Huge Cast Iron Company Seal Press
Huge Cast Iron Company Seal Press
See our "Inkwells & Writing" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality late 19th century, company seal press in cast iron with brass mounts, the most elaborate we have seen. This fabulous example has the original gilt decoration to the body and base and to the pair of heavy flyweights and has a brass locking pin with provision to take a padlock. The printing block is detailed with a company crest and "Hampshire Committee Insurance". The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

13" tall.

Plinth 9.5" x 5".

Flyweights 14.5" x 3" total.

Total 17" x 14.5" x 13".

 
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Brass Electric Desk Lamp
See our "Lightings" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality 1920's all brass electric reading / desk lamp with the original brass trough shade. This unusual example has an Art Nouveau feel above it and is well about average in quality with the cushioned shade ends and shaped lever to alter the angle at the base. This lamp is adjustable with two actions 1. the lever at the base and 2. the movable shade and has a heavy weighted circular base. All has been fully overhauled, rewired with new three core silk covered flex, a new pull cord switched bulb holder and a new three pin plug. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Shade 8.5" x 3" tall x 5" front to back.

Base 5.75" diam.

Total 15.5" tall x 10" wide plus 8" front to back.

 
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Brass Electric Desk Lamp



Indo-Persian Steel Flint Strike
Indo-Persian Steel Flint Strike
See our "Smoking" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality mid to late 19th century Indo-Persian steel flint strike wth an oxen head scroll form decoration to the looped over grip and other cut steel detail. In super condition and complete.

5" x 2" tall.

0.5".

 
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5 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting
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Original, quality 1920's cast brass continental five branch electric light fitting in the 'Empire' style with the original brass ceiling rose and a length of replacement brass chain. This example has rams head decorations, gryphon or eagle heads, acanthus leaves and laurel leaf swags. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders and replacement card candle look-a-likes have been fitted to cover the bulb holders. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

22" long plus 13" chain plus ceiling rose 3".

Approx 18" widest.

Rose is also 3.5" diam.

 
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5 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting



Pair of Ferns Under Glass Fingerplates
Pair of Ferns Under Glass Fingerplates
See our "Fingerplates" section for current stock of similar items.

Pair of original, quality late 19th century glass fingerplates with pressed ferns and other leaves mounted behind on paper backing. The bevelled glass panels have a cut decoration all round the inner edge of the bevel. The backs are in tin, sealed over the rear edge of the glass and show remains of the original cream paint colour and each plate has two countersunk screw holes through the glass for mounting. Some staining around the two screw holes and one very tiny chip to one corner ( see picture ). Otherwise all is complete and in good order and the first we have seen.

12" x 3.5" x 0.5".

 
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Small Blue Witches Ball
Original, quality late 19th century small spherical shaped blue coloured, glass witches ball. These were originally used to mirror the light around a room in the days when candle, oil or firelight was the only source of light other than naturally through the windows. These objects later acquired their superstitious properties of scaring away evil spirits and witches if you are superstitious. Originally these were free blown and silvered to the inside with an early mercury silvering and a small brass disc and ring were fitted for these to be suspended with. These were made in a huge range of sizes and colours but are not easy to find these old original ones today. Complete and in good order.

4.5" diam.

 
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Small Blue Witches Ball



Set of 4 Brass Electric Wall Lights
Set of 4 Brass Electric Wall Lights
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Original, quality 1920's set of four matching heavy cast brass single branch electric wall lights. These super examples have large circular backplates, each with three screw holes for mounting and a shaped arm with a sconce drip pan. These have been rewired with new three core flex and new brass bulbholders. Replacement card candle look-a-likes have been fitted to cover the bulb holders and all has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. The "drip pans" are modern brass replacements.

Backplates 5.5" diam.

Total 9.5" tall including bulb.

12" front to back.

Price is for the set.

 
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Premier Products Enamel Sign
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Original, quality 1920's near mint condition enamel advertising sign with ten screw holes for mounting, showing a coloured sack of "animal feed nuts" and detailing "Premier Products, Linseed Cakes & cotton cakes, soya - cotton, treacle nuts Ewe & Lamb Nuts, Grass nuts, Feed nuts, manufactured by Wray Sanderson & Co Ltd Seed Crushers Hull". Also stamped for the sign manufacturer "Imperial Enamel Co. Birmingham". Complete and in good order.

48" x 30".

 
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Premier Products Enamel Sign



Dairy Supply Company Enamel Sign
Dairy Supply Company Enamel Sign
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Original, quality circa 1900 enamel strip detailed in blue text on a white background "Dairy Supply Co Limited, Grassmarket Edinburgh". This unusual sign has four screw holes for mounting and considerable damage along the bottom edge but a good bright enamel sign otherwise.

18.75" x 2.5".

 
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Pair of Teak and Brass Yacht Cleats
Original, quality pair of 1920's teak yacht cleats with cast pink brass mounting brackets. Each bracket has two large countersunk screw / bolt holes for mounting and a good oval shaped teak bar. Not only good to go back onto a boat but ideal as door pulls. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 4.5" x 1.75" x 8.25" max width.

Total 16.5" x 4.5" x 3.75" tall.

 
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Pair of Teak and Brass Yacht Cleats



14lb Brass Weight
14lb Brass Weight
See our "Weights" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality mid 19th century cast brass grocers' / butchers' shop counter weight with an open ring handle grip to the top. This clean example is impressed "14lb" to the top of the grip and "Standard" and other customs marks to the shoulders. The base is impressed "Bury Shopkeepers Association". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

8" tall.

4.5" base diam.

4" top grip.

 
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Chromed Rim Lock and Pair of Handles
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Original, quality 1920's chrome plated surface mounted door lock with the original key and keep and a pair of oval shaped chromed door knobs to suit. Will take a standard modern square bar for the handles. This lock has the provision for a handle turn and a key lock. Cleaned, lacquered and fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

Lock 6.25" x 4.5" x 1".

 
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Chromed Rim Lock and Pair of Handles



Gerrard Hartebeest
Gerrard Hartebeest
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Original, quality Hartebeest upper skull and horns mounted on a shield shaped oak backboard by Gerrard and Sons. This super mount has the original paper label to the reverse for the Taxidermist "Edward Gerrard & Sons of Camden Town London N.W.I" and also detailed in white paint "Hartebeest A 7975". The front of the shield is painted "Northern Territories Gold Coast 1929". An extremely good example by these renowned taxidermists, in super condition.

Shield 21" x 9" x 1".

Total 32.5" x 11" x 9.5" front to back.

 
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Morris and Sons Fire Engineers Double Whistle with Chain
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Original, quality 1920's nickel plated double ended whistle with the original nickel chain with buttonhole hook. This hard to find example incorporates two whistles, each of a different principle and sound, one with a pea and the other without and is detailed "The Metropolitan Patent", "J. Morris & Sons Fire Engineers Manchester". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. The first we have seen.

Whistle 4.25" x 5/8".

Chain 16".

 
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Morris and Sons Fire Engineers Double Whistle with Chain



2 Part Shell Cases Trench Art
2 Part Shell Cases Trench Art
See our "Militaria & Trench Art " section for current stock of similar items.

Two original, quality First World War part shell cases, trench art punch decorated with an open central aperture for a floral decoration for example and embossed laurel leaf and floral designs. Each end is stamped with various figures and one for the year "1914" and the other "1917". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in good order.

9.25" long x 3.5" diam each end.

 
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1 Gallon Galvanised Bucket
Original, quality late 19th century heavy galvanised one gallon bucket in super condition and of a good weight. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

8" tall with handle down.

12.5" tall with handle up.

8" top diam.

5.75" base.

 
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1 Gallon Galvanised Bucket



Sheep Clucket Bell on Yoke
Sheep Clucket Bell on Yoke
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron 'Clucket' bell on the original Yew wood Yoke. These Yokes were fashioned by the Shepherd and were worn by sheep when grazing, a distinctive, recognisable sound in the mist etc.. Some minor repairs to the wood, replacement leathers made to suit and the bell has been cleaned and lacquered. All is complete and in good and working order.

Total length 14".

Yoke 8" x 3.75"x 1.25.

Bell 5.5" x 5" x 3".

 
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First World War Trench Art Shell Case
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Original, quality First World War brass shell case base, trench art punch decoration for use as a jardiniere. The decoration depicts a deer stag at the riverside with bullrushes and mountains. The top rim is crimped and the base is stamped "1910", "Dusseldorf" and "RLMF". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in good order.

9.25" tall.

9.25" top diam.

Base diam 9.25".

 
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First World War Trench Art Shell Case



WT&S Wall Mounted Dinner Gong
WT&S Wall Mounted Dinner Gong
See our "Gongs" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality superb cast brass on oak wall mounted dinner gong manufactured by William Tonks and Son of Birmingham with a lion's head on a scrolled brass mount, all mounted on a rectangular shaped honey coloured light oak backboard with a hook for the brass shafted beater beneath. The circular brass gong is suspended from the lion's jaws and has a textured finish. The backboard has a brass wall hanging plate to the reverse and this and the oak backboard is impressed with the sun logo and "WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son of Birmingham'. The backboard is also stamped with the registration number for the year 1912. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order with a super deep tone and resonance. The backboard has a slight warp but is in good order otherwise.

Total drop 27".

Gong 12" x 1.75" as in picture.

Backboard 16.75" x 7.5".

Beater 10" x 2".

 
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Pair of Chromed and Pierced Fingerplates
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Pair of original, quality, fretted chrome on brass heavy and decorative door fingerplates, circa 1900. These superb examples are rectangular with shaped ends and the pierced design has a vase form with flowers and vines. Each end has a solid circular section with a star motif which unscrews to reveal the pair of countersunk screw holes for mounting. All has been polished and complete and in good and working order.

11" x 3.5".

 
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Pair of Chromed and Pierced Fingerplates



Set of 12 Stainless Steel Antler Handled Steak Knives
Set of 12 Stainless Steel Antler Handled Steak Knives
See our "Cutlerys" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality boxed set of twelve 1930's / 40's unused stainless steel dinner knives with serrated tips to the blades and real stag horn antler handles. This super set still has the original paper covers to the blades, nickel ferrules and nickel plates to the end of the grips. Each blade is acid etched "Samuel Peace, Sheffield, Stainless Made in England". Complete and in good and working order.

Box 9.5" x 9.75".

Knives 9" long.

2.75" tall.

 
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Pair of Large Staffordshire Lions
Original, quality pair of circa 1900 / 1920's larger than average Staffordshire pottery Lions on plinths, mantel ornaments or hearth decoration. These superb examples have painted detail to the face, the original glass eyes and "Sadler Burslem" to the underside for the manufacturer. Both the undersides have a short firing crack otherwise all are complete and in good order.

9.5" tall x 11.5" wide.

5.5" front to back.

 
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Pair of Large Staffordshire Lions



Boxwood Fleam Mallet with Knife
Boxwood Fleam Mallet with Knife
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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Pair of Striped Vaseline Glass Lamp Shades
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Pair of original, quality 1920's vaseline glass electric light shades of a bell shape with an out turned scalloped outer rim, a waisted body and vertical stripes. Will fit standard, modern, UK electric bulb holders. A superb pair of vaseline shades, complete and in good and working order.

5" tall.

5" widest.

 
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Pair of Striped Vaseline Glass Lamp Shades



Orangery Brass Plaque
Orangery Brass Plaque
See our "Nameplates, House Numbers & Other Plaques" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality post-war heavy gauge cast brass nameplate detailed "Orangery" infilled with black enamel, with a flat rope twist type of border and four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

15" x 4".

 
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Phoenix Elevator Cast Iron Nameplate
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Original, quality late 19th century rectangular shaped cast iron manufacturer's nameplate embossed "The Phoenix Elevator, Maker, W.J. Cooper Phoenix Works, Newport Pagnell Bucks". This heavy cast iron plaque has two bolt holes for mounting and has been cleaned and lacquer finished and is complete and in good order.

20.5" x 6.5" x 0.25".

 
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Phoenix Elevator Cast Iron Nameplate



Set of 6 Picards Brass Egg Cups
Set of 6 Picards Brass Egg Cups
See our "Kitchenalia" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality 1920's set of six matchings pierced brass egg cups of a goblet shape and impressed to the underside of the foot for the retailer "Picards Ltd 119 Regent St London W.1". These super egg cups have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good order.

2.5" tall.

2" top diam.

1.5" foot diam.

Price is for the set.

 
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Atkins Rosewood Spirit Level
See our "Spirit Levels" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality late 19th century large Rosewood spirit level with inset brass plates to the ends and sides and a decorative shaped plate with windows to view the spirit bubble. The top plate is detailed "Warranted Correct" and "Atkin & Sons". The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. A wonderful looking level.

20" x 2.5" x 1.25".

 
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Atkins Rosewood Spirit Level



Pair of Engraved Brass Candlesticks with Agate Mounts
Pair of Engraved Brass Candlesticks with Agate Mounts
See our "Candlesticks" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality late 19th century engraved brass candlesticks set with agate carbachons. The circular bases each have three agates and engraved designs of fern leaves and flowers and the drip pans again are engraved with more simple detail. This pair of candlesticks would probably have been part of a desk writing set to include perhaps an inkwell, blotter, stationery box and even a postal scale. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

6.5" tall.

Base 3.25" diameter.

 
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Brass Umbrella Stand
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Original, quality circa 1900, brass umbrella stand with four divisions on four tubular brass uprights, all mounted on a rectangular white enamelled cast iron base. The top has four decorative finials and the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

27" tall x 9" x 7".

 
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Brass Umbrella Stand



Pen Knibs Enamel Sign
Pen Knibs Enamel Sign
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Original, quality circa 1900, rectangular enamel sign detailing three pen knibs and "The Boons & Blessing", " The Pickwick, The Owl, The Waverley" and "Macniven & Cameron, Limtd. Edinburgh" and for the sign manufacturer "Falkirk Iron Co". A clean and bright enamel sign with brown detail on a white background. Some minor chips otherwise complete and in good order.

18" x 16"

 
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Pair of Brass Door Handles
See our "Door Handles, Knobs & Pulls" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality late 19th century superb pair of cast pink brass door knobs in the well detailed form of poppy seed pods in the Art and Crafts manner. The backplates have a milled edge and concealed countersunk screw holes for mounting and the threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system will fit standard mortice locks and latches. This is the first pair we have seen of this model and am informed they came from either Hampton Court Palace or Buckingham Palace during a refit. Complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2".

Knob 2".

2.75" front to back.

 
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Pair of Brass Door Handles



1917 Brass Shellcase with Wooden Nose
1917 Brass Shellcase with Wooden Nose
Original, quality First World War 16.5" long brass shellcase with a later top insert turned in oak coloured stained beech and very realistic. The base has been plugged to the centre and is surrounded with various impressed marks "R.L", "1.74", "3" and "20 cwt" and with the war dept broad arrow mark. The brass has been polished and lacquered and all is in good order.

22" tall.

4.5" widest.

 
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Peal and Co Folding Boot Jack
Original, quality 1920's folding boot jack in beech with brass fittings and an ivorine label for the manufacturer "Peal & Co. 487 Oxford St London, Hunting & Military Bootmakers". Three old wormholes, now well treated and complete and in good and working order.

Open for use 11.5" x 4" x 2.5".

Folded 11.5" x 2" x 2".

 
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Peal and Co Folding Boot Jack



Large Swan Dairy Shop Fresh Egg Display
Large Swan Dairy Shop Fresh Egg Display
See our "Dairy Equipment" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality 1920's large ceramic Swan Shop Display container for Fresh Eggs ?, Fresh Fruit ? or flowers perhaps ? This super example has some damage but is a stunner nevertheless. The head has been off and glued back, there is an old hairline crack to the neck, the tip of one wing feather is missing and there is a nice old crazed finish overall. The underside is embossed "No 2 England".

14" tall.

11.5" wide.

15.5" front to back.

 
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Blue Glass Oil Lamp
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Original, quality 1920's Bristol blue coloured moulded glass oil lamp hand with a cup handle, a brass burner and a glass chimney. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

6" tall plus 6.5" chimney.

Base 4" diam.

5.5" wide including handle.

 
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Blue Glass Oil Lamp



Oval Copper Kettle
Oval Copper Kettle
See our "Kettles & Tea Related" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality late 19th century medium sized oval shaped copper kettle with an embossed oval lid, a front spout and an opaline glass handle. This example has seen very little use if any and is in super condition with just a couple of very, very tiny dents. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

10.5" tall including handle.

7" wide.

11.5" including spout.

 
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Deep Copper Fry Pan
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Original, quality 1920's / 30's heavy gauge deep copper frypan with sloping sides and a heavy cast brass side handle with a hanging hole to the end. This huge Hotel Quality pan is stamped to the side "L.S" for a previous owner and with the logo for the manufacturer "Leon Jaegi & Sons Ltd Coppersmith 29 Dean St London W.1". Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Would require re-tinning if needed for cooking, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

Pan 12" x 3.75".

Total length including handle 22.75".

Base 9.5" diam.

 
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Deep Copper Fry Pan



Copper Ice Cream Bombe
Copper Ice Cream Bombe
See our "Jelly Moulds & Ice Moulds" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality late 19th century smaller than normally found three piece ice cream bombe with a good tinned interior, a lift off lid with a ring grip and a screw on / off brass foot which is also a release 'valve' when emptying the ice cream out. The side is impressed "Temple & Crook Motcomb St SW" (London) and "6" and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

4" tall x 3.75" widest.

 
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Sheffield Plated Tea Caddy
Original, quality mid to late 19th century casket shaped small copper tea caddy with a hinged lid to the top and canted corners. This example has a rope twist trim to the top and base edges and was all originally Sheffield plated, traces of which have remained to the interior and underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

3" tall x 3.75" x 3".

 
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Sheffield Plated Tea Caddy



Enamelled Post No Bills
Enamelled Post No Bills
See our "Enamel Signs" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality circa 1900, curved enamel plaque with yellow detail on a bright green background. Each corner has a countersunk screw hole for mounting to a telegraph pole. The details are in both Southern Irish and English stating. "Post No Bills". Some chips to the enamel at the corners otherwise complete and in good order; a really clean and bright enamel plaque.

8" x 5.25".

0.75" front to back.

 
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Cast Iron Cycle Stand
Original, quality 1920's, cycle stand. This superb example has a detailed cast iron base in the form of a styalised creature with a lion's head, four clawed feet and is embossed "The Willbro Norwich". These were used to display cycles in shops or exhibitions and would hold the cycle off the floor with the hub resting on the support, the front wheel between the prongs and the main frame clamped in the mount. All has been cleaned and repainted black and is complete and in good and working order.

21" tall x 8.5" wide at base.

15" front to back.

 
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Cast Iron Cycle Stand



Glass Lime Cream Jar and Lid, 2 available
Glass Lime Cream Jar and Lid, 2 available
See our "Bottles, Jars & Flagons" section for current stock of similar item

Original, quality early 19th century freeblown clear glass tall jar with lid and the original paper label detailing "Glycerine & Lime Cream for the hair prepared by J.W. Cocks Pharmaceutical Chemist Castle Circus Torquay". The jar neck and stopper are ground to fit and both have good pontil marks to the undersides. Compete and in good order.

9.75" tall.

4.25" body diam.

3.5" stopper diam.

Price is for each.

 
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Carved Oak Bellows
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century carved oak fireside bellows. These bellows have been fully refur-bished with new leather and brass studs and are now complete and in good and working order. The brass nozzle has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the rest hs been cleaned and waxed. The top has carved acanthus leaf designs and a motto? "Wind Feeds Fire" and "Words Ire".

21" x 7.5" x 2.5" closed.

 
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Carved Oak Bellows



Pendant Electric Bell Press
Pendant Electric Bell Press
See our "Bell Pushes & Bell Boards" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality 1920's, electric pendant bell press, rewired with new two core silk covered flex and for use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock and many other bell fittings of differing types may well be available. This unusual example turned in Walnut has ivorine fittings and is fashioned in the form of an acorn. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

Switch 3" tall including fittings.

1.25" diameter plus 9ft flex.

 
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Ebony Pin Stand
Original, quality circa 1900, circular ebony pin dispenser with the original wrap of dressmakers pins. The underside is impressed "Real Ebony" and shows a split in the ebony grain. Complete and in good order otherwise and the first we have seen.

1.5" tall.

2.75" base diam.

 
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Ebony Pin Stand