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Nickel Mounted Glass Match Striker / Holder MS65
Nickel Mounted Glass Match Striker / Holder MS65
Original, quality circa 1900, spherical shaped clear glass match holder / striker mounted on the original circular nickel plated plinth. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

3" tall.

4" diam base.

Glass sphere 1.75" diam.

 
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Price: 68.00


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



Silver Mounted Glass Match Striker MS59
Silver Mounted Glass Match Striker MS59
Original, quality circa 1900, spherical shaped ribbed glass match striker with a hallmarked silver top and a polished underside. The silver mount is detailed with the hallmark and for the maker "C. Vickery, to the Queen 131 & 133 Regent St. W." (London). Complete and in good and working order.

2.75" x 2.75" x 2.75".

 
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Price: 135.00


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


Advertising Stoneware Match Striker MS57



Stones Ginger Wine Match Striker MS44
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


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


Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Vesta Case VC8

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