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Brass and Wrought Iron Bell Pull Fitting, many similar available BPF54
Brass and Wrought Iron Bell Pull Fitting, many similar available BPF54
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell crank mounted on a blacksmith wrought iron spike for hammering into masonry and timber for internal use. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

Wrought iron spike 3.5" approx.

Brass crank 3" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 38.00




Brass and Wrought Iron Bell Pull Fitting, many similar available BPF55
Brass and Wrought Iron Bell Pull Fitting, many similar available BPF55
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell crank mounted on a blacksmith wrought iron spike for hammering into masonry and timber for internal use. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

Wrought iron spike 3.5" approx.

Brass crank 3" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 38.00




Wrought Iron Rim Lock RL896
Wrought Iron Rim Lock RL896
Original, quality late 19th century surface mounted wrought iron door lock, to take a standard modern square bar for the handles. A replacement keep has been made to suit and an old key altered to fit. This lock has the provision for a handle turn and a key lock but is not suitable for oval shaped door knobs. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

Lock 6" x 4" x 1".

 
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Price: 115.00




Brass and Steel Bell Pull Fitting, many similar available BPF53
Brass and Steel Bell Pull Fitting, many similar available BPF53
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell crank mounted on a blacksmith wrought iron spike for hammering into masonry and timber for internal use. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

Wrought iron spike 5" to 6" long.

Brass crank 3" x 2" approx.

 
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Price: 38.00




Wrought Iron Rim Lock RL895
Wrought Iron Rim Lock RL895
Original, quality late 19th century surface mounted wrought iron door lock, to take a standard modern square bar for the handles. A replacement keep has been made to suit and an old key altered to fit. This lock has the provision for a handle turn and a key lock but is not suitable for oval shaped door knobs. The file marks are the original to when the lock was manufactured. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

Lock 6" x 4" x 7/8".

 
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Price: 135.00




1919 World War Peace Beaker M142
1919 World War Peace Beaker M142
Original, quality white ceramic beaker issued in 1919 to celebrate the end of the First World War 1914 to 1919. The front for this example has coloured detail of Brittania sitting before the flags of British Allied countries during the war. The reverse has details in black "Peace Celebration 1919 Presented by the Lord Mayor, Aldermen & Citzens of the City of Manchester William Kay Lord Mayor". The beaker is very crazed but otherwise is complete and a super example.

4.5" tall.

Top 2.75" diam.

Base 2.25" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00




Brass Cauldron Inkstand IW115
Brass Cauldron Inkstand IW115
Original, quality mid 19th century cast brass inkstand in the realistic form of a three-legged cauldron. This example has a swing-over handle, a hinged lid, a replacement brass liner and is mounted on a circular ebonised wooden plinth. This superb example has a registration lozenge mark for the year 1859. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is now complete and in good and working order.

4.5" tall.

Plinth 4.5" diam.

Liner 1.25" diam.

 
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Price: 185.00




Brass Straw Hat Inkstand IW116
Brass Straw Hat Inkstand IW116
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's cast brass inkstand in the realistic form of a straw hat in miniature. This super example has the straw-like and ribbon embossed detail, a replacement brass liner made to suit and is all in the original unpolished matt gilt finish. All is now complete and in good and working order and could be polished to shiny brass on request for no extra cost..

1" tall .

4.5" diam.

Liner 1.75" diam.

 
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Price: 85.00




Pewter Inkstand IW113
Pewter Inkstand IW113
Original, quality 1920's / 30's Pewter Inkstand with a white ceramic liner, a hinged cover and the base for a pen tray. Complete and in good and working order.

Base 10" x 5" front to back.

Total height 4" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00




Brass Inkwell IW114
Brass Inkwell IW114
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass inkwell with a replacement brass liner, four ball feet, an embossed design of entwining fish and a hinged lid to the top. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4" tall including finial.

Base 4.25" square.

Liner 1 5/8" diam.

 
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Price: 68.00




Quaker Oats Cereal Bowl A200
Quaker Oats Cereal Bowl A200
Original, quality pre-war white ceramic cereal bowl with a decoration of oats around the inner bowl and to the centre a coloured pictorial of a sheaf of oats depicting a Quaker holding a packet and Quaker Rolled Oat Cereals. Complete and in good order.

7.5" top diameter.

1.5" tall.

Base 4.75" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00




Honour & Liberty Bowl M141
Honour & Liberty Bowl M141
Original, quality white ceramic bowl manufactured in 1914 the beginning of the First World War. This Super Bowl is decorated to the outside with two pies of four flags of the Allies, one laurel wreath with "God Save The King" and line drawing illustrations of "HMS Lion", "HMS Iron Duke" and three early aircraft. The underside is detailed with the registration number for the year 1914 and for the manufacturer "Chelson China of England". Complete and in good order.

4.5" tall x 5.5" top diam.

3.25" diam.

 
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Price: 230.00




Electric Indicator Bell EB343
Electric Indicator Bell EB343
Original, quality 1920's electric indicator bell with a polished steel bell, mounted on a teak backboard with a lift-off cover to the coil etc. 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 also be available. Suitable interior and exterior bell pushes are available upon request. This example is unusual to have a "bell" shaped bell in steel. Has been fully overhauled and all is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 11" x 5.5".

5" tallest.

 
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Price: 245.00




Pair of Brass Door Handles DH024
Pair of Brass Door Handles DH024
Original, quality pair of 1920's spherical shaped brass door knobs. With a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches. The circular brass backplates, each have two countersunk screw holes for mounting and one backplate is a replacement made to suit. Complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2 1/8" diam.

Knob 2 1/8".

2" front to back.

 
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Price: 78.00




Pair of Brass Casement Window Stays W509
Pair of Brass Casement Window Stays W509
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast brass casement window stays with replacement brass locking pins made to suit. These examples have ribbed ovoid shaped finial grips, nine adjustment holes and each pin and stay backplates have two countersunk screw holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

Stay 14" long including finial.

Backplate 2.75" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 175.00




Brass Club Fender F293
Brass Club Fender F293
Original, quality 1920's all brass 'club' fender with red leather corner seats. A good sturdy example with square brass uprights, three decorative cast brass mounts and a shaped kerb base. Some dents mainly to the front central curved rail otherwise complete and in good and working order. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

Base exterior 64.25" x 17.5".

Base internal 59" x 15".

Top exterior 66.5" x 19.5".

Top Internal 52" x 13.25".

25" tall total.

 
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Price: 2,500.00




George's of Cheltenham Ceramic Pie Dish PM5
George's of Cheltenham Ceramic Pie Dish PM5
Original, quality pre-war oval shaped ceramic pie dish detailed to the underside in blue transfer print "George's 367 High Street Cheltenham" and 4d allowed for this dish when returned. Complete and in good order. The first we have seen.

9" x 6.75" x 1.75" tall.

 
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Price: 89.00




Pair of Brass Fire Iron Jamb Hooks FD146
Pair of Brass Fire Iron Jamb Hooks FD146
Original, quality pair of late 19th century brass fire iron rests originally fitted onto brass fenders and now converted to wall mounts as Jamb hooks and are for mounting on the chimney breast inside or outside on the front. Essentially the circular backplates are new replacements made to suit. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2.25" diam.

Total weight 5.25".

Total front to back 4".

 
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Price: 115.00




Run of Black Ceramic Door Handles, 8 similar pairs available DH023
Run of Black Ceramic Door Handles, 8 similar pairs available DH023
Pair of original, quality 1930's / 40's black ceramic door knobs with brass shoulders to the neck, black ceramic backplates and a square bar included to fit standard rim and mortice locks and latches. These similar pairs have a grub screw adjustment system and some do have replacement circular black ceramic backplates, otherwise all are complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2.25" diam.

Knobs 2.25" diam.

Knob front to back 2.25".

 
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Price: 56.00




Pair of Pink Brass Door Handles DH022
Pair of Pink Brass Door Handles DH022
Original, quality pair of 1920's spherical shaped pink cast brass door knobs. With a square bar included to fit standard mortice locks and latches. The circular backplates, each have three countersunk screw holes for mounting and all are complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2.25" diam.

Knob 1 5/8" diam.

Knobs 3" front to back.

 
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Price: 68.00




Pair of Double Brass Coat Hooks CH63
Pair of Double Brass Coat Hooks CH63
Original, quality pair of 19th century cast brass, twin branch coat hooks with decorative leaf forms for the backplates with two countersunk screw holes to each leaf for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2.25" wide x 1.25" tall.

Total 2.75" wide x 2" tall.

1.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 78.00




Pair of Ribbed Brass Door Handles DH020
Pair of Ribbed Brass Door Handles DH020
Original, quality pair of spherical shaped ribbed brass door knobs. With a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches. This example has circular ribbed brass backplates one being a replacement made to suit and both having two countersunk screw holes for mounting. All is complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2 3/8" diam.

Knobs 1 7/8".

Knobs front to back 2.75" diam

 
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Price: 200.00




Pair of Oval Brass Door Handles DH021
Pair of Oval Brass Door Handles DH021
Original, quality pair of late 19th century oval shaped brass door knobs. With a threaded standard square bar and plate adjustment to fit standard rim locks and latches. These cast brass knobs have cushioned-shaped fronts and the circular brass backplate has a reeded outer rim and four countersunk screw holes for mounting. All is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 2 3/8" diam.

Knob 2.25" x 1.25".

Knobs 2.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00




Rectangular Stone Sink SS104
Rectangular Stone Sink SS104
Original, quality mid to late 19th century or older rectangular shaped stone sink with a circular drain hole to the floor and one rounded corner. This super solid stone sink has a good colour and would be perfect for use as a sink or just as a planter. The drain hole was cut to take a plughole surround and all is complete and in good and working order.

Exterior 32" x 22" x 7".

Interior 28" x 18" x 4".

 
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Price: 350.00




Clear & White Glass Lamp Shade S629
Clear & White Glass Lamp Shade S629
Original, quality late 19th century clear and white glass square shaped gas lamp shade, with the original aluminium gas shade holder drilled out to fit a standard, modern, electric bulb holder. The shade holder is etched "Bristol" and all is complete and in good and working order.

6" tall including shade holder.

Top aperture 3 3/8" diam.

Widest 6.5" diam.

 
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Price: 78.00




Clear & White Glass Lamp Shade S628
Clear & White Glass Lamp Shade S628
Original, quality late 19th century clean and white glass star shaped gas lamp shade, with the original aluminium gas shade holder drilled out to fit a standard, modern, electric bulb holder. The shade holder is stamped "Nico No 34" and all is complete and in good and working order.

6" tall including shade holder.

Top aperture 3 3/8" diam.

Widest 6" diam.

 
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Price: 78.00




4lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W373
4lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W373
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell shaped weight with an open grip to the top. This example is stamped to the shoulder with some details and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

6" tall.

3" diam of base.

 
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Price: 34.00




J. Winkle Pint Ale Measure M286
J. Winkle Pint Ale Measure M286
Original, quality circa 1900, one pint ceramic ale measure with a flow-blue Art Nouveau pattern, a side handle and an acid etched 'pint' customs and excise detail in the glaze to the front. The underside is detailed "Manufactured for J. Winkle The Shambles Worcester". Complete and in good and working order.

4" tall x 4" diam body.

5.25" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 115.00




Blue Glazed Stoneware Jar SJ314
Blue Glazed Stoneware Jar SJ314
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's glazed stoneware jar originally filled with "Ronuk Floor Polish". This blue example is one of several colours produced. Complete and in good order.

8.5" tall x 6" diam.

Aperture 4" diam.

 
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Price: 45.00




C.W.S Cream Cracker Biscuit Tin T123
C.W.S Cream Cracker Biscuit Tin T123
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's decorated biscuit tin in the form of an inlaid wooden glove box. The inner lid is detailed "C.W.S Cream Crackers, Crumpsall Cardiff" for the original contents "C.W.S" is for Co-op Wholesale Society. Some minor rubbing, otherwise complete and in good order.

9.25" x 3.25".

3.5" tall.

 
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Price: 68.00




1897 Presentation Silver Plated Galleried Tray T176
1897 Presentation Silver Plated Galleried Tray T176
Original, quality late 19th century silver plated on nickel rectangular shaped tray with a very unusual gallery, four feet, and a grip handle to each end. This example has a very decorative pierced outer rim profusely engraved in great detail of acanthus leaves, acorns, oak leaves, thistles, roses and shamrocks and to the centre "Presented by The Congregation of St Georges-in-the-Fields Parish Church Glasgow along with a purse of Soverigns to the Rev, James Meikle M.A.B.D, on the occasion of this appointment as minister of the Parish of Alyth 29th June 1897". All is complete and probably one of the best silver plated tray we have seen. Some very minor rubbing, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

Max 21.5" x 16" plus 4.25" tall.

Flat inner tray 16.5" x 11.25".

 
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Price: 650.00




1lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W376
1lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W376
Original, quality circa 1900, cast brass bell shaped shop counter weight with an open grip to the top. This example is stamped "1lb" to the top of the grip and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

3.5" tall.

1.75" base diam.

 
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Price: 16.00




1lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W377
1lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W377
Original, quality circa 1900, cast brass bell shaped shop counter weight with an open grip to the top. This example is stamped "1lb" to the top of the grip and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

3.5" tall x 1.75" base diam

 
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Price: 16.00




Brass Handbell B327
Brass Handbell B327
Original, quality late 19th century brass handbell with a cast iron internal clapper on a wrought iron chain and an ebonised turned wooden handle. This bell has a good tone, is loud and resonates well. 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.

9.5" tall.

4.75" diam of bell.

 
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Price: 125.00




Ebony Truncheon PT225
Ebony Truncheon PT225
Original, quality 1920's standard Police Issue style truncheon with the scruffy but original leather wrist strap. Otherwise, all is in super condition and complete.

15" x 1.25.

Strap 10".

 
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Price: 115.00




Lignum Vitae Truncheon PT226
Lignum Vitae Truncheon PT226
Original, quality 1920's standard Police Issue style truncheon turned in Lignum Vitae with the original leather wrist strap. This super example has an unusual colour variance to the grain and we feel it could be lignum vitae or even possibly an ebony with a very unusual graining, nevertheless, a striking example, complete and in good order.

15" x 1.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 165.00




Pair of Brass Snakes NH9
Pair of Brass Snakes NH9
Original, quality pair of 1920's / 30's cast brass "Rearing Cobras" probably of Indian origin and great lookers. The backs and front are engraved with detail and punch decorated to simulate the snakeskin. These are the first we have seen and have now been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good order.

9.5" tall x 8" front to back

4.5" widest.

 
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Price: 230.00




Quart Ceramic Ale Measure M290
Quart Ceramic Ale Measure M290
Original, quality late 19th century two pint ( Quart ) white ceramic ale measure, with a side handle and transfer printed to each side with a dark blue illustration entitled "Barley" with a sheaf of Barley. The handle is decorated with ears of barley and the underside "E. Coaney & Cos", "Ko Dale Stone", "Dale End Birmingham" and with the registration number for the year 1891. The front is this measure is also acid etched in the glaze "Quart with a crown & V.R.6". Perfect in every aspect and complete.

6.5" tall.

6.75" wide including handle.

Total 4.25" diam.

 
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Price: 230.00




Barclays Beers Copper Ashtray A199
Barclays Beers Copper Ashtray A199
Original, quality 1920's square copper ashtray with four cigarette rests and embossed "Barclay's Beers" twice. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

5" square x 0.5" tall.

 
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Price: 68.00




Cast Iron Letter Embosser LE18
Cast Iron Letter Embosser LE18
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron letter embosser with the original paintwork to the press and fitted with an unknown two piece letter embossing plates. The maker or wholesaler of this press is detailed to the rear end for "H.T. Woodrow & Co Ltd Liverpool". Some chips to the paintwork, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

Base 6.75" x 3.25".

Total 6.5" tall.

 
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Price: 85.00




Brass Pen Tray with Banded Agate WA24
Brass Pen Tray with Banded Agate WA24
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass pen tray of a rectangular form with rounded ends, feet to the underside and a pair of decorative cabochons in banded agate. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

9.25" x 2.5".

0.75" tall.

 
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Price: 78.00




Glass Newal Post Finial NP4
Glass Newal Post Finial NP4
Original, quality late 19th century spherical shaped glass Newal Post Finial, probably continental. This super example has circular facets and a star design to the top all cut through the cranberry glass overlay to show clear glass. The brass foot is the original, although the base mounting plate with four holes for fixing is a replacement made to suit. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. There are a few minor chips to the glass and considerable scratching, otherwise all is complete and in good order. An unusual item to find today.

6.5" total height.

Glass sphere 4.5" diam.

Brass foot 2.22" diam

 
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Price: 365.00




Brass Sherry Barrel Tap T12
Brass Sherry Barrel Tap T12
Original, quality late 19th century small brass tap to fit a small sherry barrel or a ceramic spirit dispenser. The top grip is impressed "Wm Glaholm Barfitter Co. Newcastle" and the threaded section is tapered to fit with a cork, Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

3" tall.

4.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 45.00




Steel Dental Tooth Key DF18
Steel Dental Tooth Key DF18
Original, quality late 18th or early 19th century steel dental tooth key with the original bone handle and original adjustable key. The spring is a replacement made to suit and all is now complete and in good and working order. Has been cleaned and lacquered.

5.25" long.

Hand 2.75" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 185.00




Brass on Ash Cribbage Board CB22
Brass on Ash Cribbage Board CB22
Original, quality 1920's brass cribbage board mounted on a ash-shaped base with four replacement brass pegs made to suit. 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.

6.25" x 2.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 68.00




Hiatt Mahogany Truncheon PT227
Hiatt Mahogany Truncheon PT227
Original, quality 1920's standard Police Issue style truncheon with the original leather wrist strap. Mahogany is an unusual wood for truncheon for it is quite lightweight, the colour and grain say mahogany to me though. The strap is stamped Hiatt for the maker, a very well-known manufacturer of police and other security equipment. A chip to the head of the pommel at the top, otherwise complete and in good order.

15.5" x 1.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 115.00




Boxwood Truncheon PT229
Boxwood Truncheon PT229
Original, quality late 19th century small truncheon turned in boxwood with a good tapered body towards the ribbed handgrip with a stop to the end. Boxwood is a super hard and pale in colour wood perfect for turning but sometimes it splits with age, this example has not and is complete and in superb condition.

12" x 1.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 156.00




Hickory Truncheon PT228
Hickory Truncheon PT228
Original, quality pre-war, Police standard issue style truncheon turned in hickory with the original good quality strap. This could well be an American truncheon for Hickory was favoured more by the American security forces. This example appears to have been weighted for there is a wooden plug to the end opposite to the strap. All is complete and in good order.

15.5" x 1.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 125.00




Rosewood Mounted Police Truncheon PT230
Rosewood Mounted Police Truncheon PT230
Original, quality 1920's mounted Police truncheon turned in rosewood with the original wrist strap. These were much longer than the standard police issue for obvious reasons. Complete and in good order.

24" x 1.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 185.00




Run of Brass Hat or Coat Peg, 4 available CH55
Run of Brass Hat or Coat Peg, 4 available CH55
Original, quality late 19th century wall-mounted hat or coat peg in the original matt and gloss finish with a trefoil-shaped backplate with three countersunk screw holes for mounting and an egg-shaped white ceramic finial. The backplate is also impressed "Patent" and all is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 1 3/8" x 1.5".

Total 2.25" tall.

2.5" front to back.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 56.00




WT&S Brass & Ceramic Hat or Coat Peg, 2 available CH56
WT&S Brass & Ceramic Hat or Coat Peg, 2 available CH56
Original, quality late 19th century brass wall-mounted hat or coat peg with a shaped backplate with two countersunk screw holes for mounting, a rope twist stem and a shaped white ceramic finial. The reverse of the backplate is impressed with the sun logo and "WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son of Birmingham'. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 1.25" x 1.25".

Total 3" tall x 3.75" front to back.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 68.00




Kenrick Cast Iron Door Knocker with Letter Flap DK418
Kenrick Cast Iron Door Knocker with Letter Flap DK418
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron vertical letter flap with an integral door knocker of the drop loop form. This most unusual example, the first we have seen, is embossed with "Letters" to the flap and otherwise all detailed with good Art Nouveau decoration. Replacement nuts, bolts and springs have been fitted and has been cleaned and repainted black. The reverse is impressed with the registration number for the year 1889 and for the manufacturer "A. Kenrick & Sons" and for the model No 439. All is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 9.75" x 2.75".

Total 2" front to back.

Bolt centres 7.25".

Aperture 4.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 265.00




7.75
7.75" Brass Door Bolt DB622
Original, quality late 19th century surface mounted brass door bolt with the original keep. This good example has a steel sliding bolt, a brass finial grip, seven countersunk screw holes for mounting to the backplate and three to the keep. A replacement steel backplate made to suit has been fitted to the reverse and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

Bolt backplate 7.75" x 1.25".

Keep 1.75" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 156.00




Copper Coffee Pot CP13
Copper Coffee Pot CP13
Original, quality late 19th century copper coffee pot with a tapered body, a hinged lid, a shaped spout and a side handle with a shaped wooden grip in the original japanned finish. This is probably the best example we have had of this model, of note also, is the heart shaped mount for the handle and the good tinned interior. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

10.5" tall.

Base 6" diam.

13" wide including handle .

8.5" wide including spout.

 
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Price: 350.00




Pair of Brass Fire Iron Jamb Hooks FD145
Pair of Brass Fire Iron Jamb Hooks FD145
Original, quality late 19th century pair of brass fire iron rests originally fitted on brass fenders and now converted to wall mounts as "Jamb Hooks" and are for mounting on the chimney breast inside or outside on the front. Essentially the circular backplates are new replacements made to suit which have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. In good and working order.

Backplates 2.25" diam.

Total wide 5".

3.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00




Avery 4lb Brass Weight W369
Avery 4lb Brass Weight W369
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This example is impressed "4lb" for the top loop and "W&T Avery Ltd" for the maker to the shoulders. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

5.75" x base 3" diam.

 
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Price: 34.00




Run of Brass Wardrobe Rail Hooks, 5 available CH61
Run of Brass Wardrobe Rail Hooks, 5 available CH61
Original, quality late 19th century brass wardrobe rail clothes hanger in the original matt gilt colour. The double hook to the lower end revolves whilst the ring to the top will slide along the rail. All is complete and in good and working order. The first we have seen and can be polished to shiny brass for no extra cost on request.

4.25" tall x 3.75" wide.

Interior ring diam 0.75".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00




Pair of Spelter Dachshunds DC26
Pair of Spelter Dachshunds DC26
Original, quality pair of 1920's pair of spelter dogs in the original cold painted finish, one brown and the other black with a short chain linking each other, collar to collar. Super condition with good detail and complete and in good order.

5" x 2" x 2.5" tall.

 
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Price: 78.00




Head of School Brass Sign NP434
Head of School Brass Sign NP434
Original, quality post-war rectangular shaped engraved sign detailing "Head of School" in upper cased text with two screw holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Not too old but an interesting subject. Complete and in good order.

12" x 2.5".

 
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Price: 68.00




14lb Parnall & Son Brass Weight W370
14lb Parnall & Son Brass Weight W370
Original, quality late 19th century bell shaped grocers' / butchers' shop counter weight impressed to the top of the ring handle "14lb" and to the shoulders, "VR590" beneath the Royal Crown and a circular stamp containing the name of the manufacturer "Parnall & Sons Ltd, Narrow St, Bristol". All the original unpolished finish. Complete and in good order.

8.5" tall.

Base 4.5" diam.

 
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Price: 365.00




Pair of Brass Door Handles, 2 available DH002
Pair of Brass Door Handles, 2 available DH002
Original, quality pair of 1920's spherical shaped brass door knobs. With a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches and with replacement brass backplates made to suit. Complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2" diam.

Knob 2" diam.

2" front to back.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 56.00




Wrought Iron Rim Lock RL888
Wrought Iron Rim Lock RL888
Original, quality 1920's surface mounted wrought iron door lock. Will take a standard modern square bar for the handles. A replacement keep has been made to suit and a replacement key cut to fit. This lock has the provision for a handle turn and a key lock. The file marks are the original to when the lock was manufactured. Fully overhauled, cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Lock 6" x 4" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 115.00




Wrought Iron Union Rim Lock RL889
Wrought Iron Union Rim Lock RL889
Original, quality 1920's surface mounted wrought iron door lock. Will take a standard modern square bar for the handles. A replacement keep has been made to suit and a replacement key cut to fit. This lock has the provision for a handle turn and a key lock. The brass tongue is impressed 'Union 2 Lever' for the manufacturer and the faceplate is stamped with the patent number for the year 1926 and "Made in England". The file marks are the original to when the lock was manufactured. Fully overhauled, cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Lock 6" x 4 1/8" x 1".

 
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Price: 115.00




Engraved Nickel Tankard T3
Engraved Nickel Tankard T3
Original, quality nickel tankard with detailed engraved decoration to the body and rim with "CG.W from H & R.D.H 27.6.12" for 1912. All is in super condition and very usuable. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

5" tall x 4" base diam.

6" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 115.00




Pair of Art Nouveau Brass Hat & Coat Hooks CH59
Pair of Art Nouveau Brass Hat & Coat Hooks CH59
Original, quality circa 1900, Art Nouveau wall-mounted decorative hat and coat hooks in pink brass. These plain but stylish coat hooks have shaped stems on shaped backplates with four countersunk screw holes for mounting to each. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 4" x 2".

Total 7" tall.

5" front to back.

 
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Price: 230.00




Run of Brass Hat or Coat Peg, 4 available CH60
Run of Brass Hat or Coat Peg, 4 available CH60
Original, quality 1920's simple wall-mounted brass coat pegs with shaped backplates, each with three countersunk screw holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 1.25" x 1 1/8".

Total 2.52 tall.

2.25" front to back.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 23.00




Brass & Ceramic Hat or Coat Peg, 5 available CH57
Brass & Ceramic Hat or Coat Peg, 5 available CH57
Original, quality late 19th century brass wall-mounted hat or coat peg with a decorated stem with the "Greek King Pattern", a matching circular backplate with three countersunk screw holes for mounting and a spherical shaped white ceramic finial. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 1.75" diam x 4" tall.

4.5" front to back.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 68.00




Brass & Ceramic Hat & Coat Hook, 2 available CH58
Brass & Ceramic Hat & Coat Hook, 2 available CH58
Original, quality late 19th century brass wall-mounted hat and coat hook with a plain brass stem on a decorated cast brass backplate with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and egg-shaped white ceramic finials. 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.

Backplate 1.75" x 1 1/8".

Total 6.5" tall.

4" front to back.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 78.00




Pair of Recessed Brass Drawer Handles CK542
Pair of Recessed Brass Drawer Handles CK542
Original, quality pair of late 19th century rectangular-shaped recessed brass drawer handles with canted corners of good weight and proportions, probably from a campaign chest. Each backplate has six countersunk screw holes for mounting, all 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.

4.5" x 2.25".

0.5" to be recessed.

 
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Brass Interior Electric Bell Push EP549
Brass Interior Electric Bell Push EP549
Original, quality 1920's brass interior electrical bell push, 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 also be available. This good example has an embossed design of acanthus leaves to the top and bottom, a composition white push button to the centre and two screw holes for mounting. Not suitable for exterior use. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

5" x 2.5" x 1" front to back.

 
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Price: 185.00




Wrought Iron Door Key K203
Wrought Iron Door Key K203
Original, quality early to mid 19th century wrought iron door key. This super example has a 'Georgian Bow' ring grip, an interesting detail, has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order.

5" total length

Bow 1.75" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 68.00




Large Wrought Iron Door Key K202
Large Wrought Iron Door Key K202
Original, quality early to mid 19th century larger than average wrought iron door key. This super example has a good "Georgian Bow" ring grip and has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order.

Total length 6.5".

Bow 2.25" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 89.00




Wrought Iron Door Key K205
Wrought Iron Door Key K205
Original, quality early to mid 19th century wrought iron door key with a blanked-in "Georgian Bow" grip. The grip has a small hole for hanging on a hook. Cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and has an unusual key design. Complete and in good order.

5" total length.

Bow grip 1.5" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 135.00




Wrought Iron Door Key K204
Wrought Iron Door Key K204
Original, quality early to mid 19th century wrought iron door key. This super example has a 'Georgian Bow' ring grip, an interesting detail, has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order.

5" total length.

Bow 2" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 68.00




Nu Swift Copper Fire Extinguisher FF95
Nu Swift Copper Fire Extinguisher FF95
Original, quality copper hand held fire extinguisher manufacturer 1945. This example has a all copper cylinder body with much of the original red paintwork, cast brass copper and fittings to the top and an "Instructions For Use" brass panel to the front. This item was manufactured by "Nu Swift Fire Protection" in 1945 and is in good order but not now suitable for use.

14.5" tall x cylinder 3" diam at base.

 
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Price: 135.00




Burslem Co-op Society 1923 Presentation Bread Basket P39
Burslem Co-op Society 1923 Presentation Bread Basket P39
Original, quality 1920's silver plated bread basket with an oval shaped foot, a swing over handle and a shaped outer rim. The top edge is engraved "Burslem & District Industrial Co-op Society Ltd". "The opening of new Bakery 10th November 1923" and "Presented to Mr J.M Travers ( President ) by the Architects Messus Watkins & Maddox" and "ARIBA". In superb condition with no wear to the silver plate and complete.

11.5" x 8.5".

Body 3.75" tall.

9" tall with handle up.

 
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Price: 135.00




Pair of Large Period Brass Door Handles DH007
Pair of Large Period Brass Door Handles DH007
Pair of original, quality larger than average 18th or early 19th century cast brass, drop ring door handles, fitted with a replacement steel bar, made to suit. These have been converted to fit both standard rim and mortice locks and latches. These handles were originally fitted by the blacksmith for each lock and door as required and, although we have converted these to fit standard locks and latches, we need to alter each bar and fitting in length to suit your door and lock measurements. So when ordering these handles, we require the measurements of the thickness of your door and, if a rim lock is fitted, the thickness of your lock also. When you receive the handles after our adjustment, it will fit your door and lock precisely.

Backplates 1.75" diam.

Handles 3" wide x 2.75" drop.

1" front to back.

Total drop including backplates 3.25".

Including the adjustment to your door size.

 
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Price: 300.00




Twin Branch Electric Wall Lights, 2 matching available WL225
Twin Branch Electric Wall Lights, 2 matching available WL225
Original, quality post-war 1950's twin branch cast brass electric wall light with the original brass wall mounting plate to the reverse. These wall lights each have a convex dished cast brass backplate with a ram's head supporting twin branches of simulated candle holders, these have been rewired with modern three-core flex, new brass bulb holders and replacement card candle look-a-likes to cover the bulb holders. All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order. Other similar wall lights may well be available ref code: WL221.

Backplate 6.25" x 3.5".

Total width 10.5" plus 5.5" front to back.

7" tall including bulbs.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 135.00




Greybeard Stoneware Whiskey Jug SJ313
Greybeard Stoneware Whiskey Jug SJ313
Original, quality late 19th century transfer printed two-tone stoneware bottle / jug with a short neck and a loop handle to the rear. The front is detailed with a scene of two tartan-dressed gents before a hill scene with "M B Ltd" trade mark above and "Heather Dew Whiskey" beneath with "Mitchell Bros Ltd Glasgow Proprietors". The shoulder is detailed "The Greybeard". The reverse has the information of prosecution for misuse of this jug and the underside is impressed for the maker "Grosvenor Glasgow". All is complete and in good order.

7.25" tall x 4.5" diam widest.

 
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Price: 156.00




Cast Iron Cork Squeezer CS6
Cast Iron Cork Squeezer CS6
Original, quality, mid to late 19th century, cast iron cork press as used by the chemist shops and dispensaries to compress small corks before dropping them into medicine bottlenecks. This example will take four different-sized corks, has deep relief decoration in the form of acanthus leaves and has four feet, each with a countersunk screw hole for mounting to the work table. I know this looks like a door knocker, but it is seriously a cork squeezer. Cleaned, lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

11.6" long including handle.

4" tall.

3" widest.

 
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Price: 56.00




Pair of White Ceramic Door Handles, 4 similar pairs available DH008
Pair of White Ceramic Door Handles, 4 similar pairs available DH008
Pair of original 1930's / 40's white ceramic door knobs with brass shoulders to the neck and white ceramic backplates. With a square bar included to fit standard mortice locks and latches. These similar pairs have a grub screw adjustment system, some backplates are later replacements and some do have gold lines on, otherwise all are very, very similar and complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2.25" diam.

Knob 2.25" diam.

2.25" front to back.

Price is per pair.

 
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Price: 56.00




First World War Brass Shell Case SC307
First World War Brass Shell Case SC307
Original, quality brass shell case impressed to the underside with a variety of numbers and letters to include "13 PR" and '1915' for the date. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in good order.

12.25" tall.

Base diam 3.5".

Top 3" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00




Brass Exterior Bell Pull BP321
Brass Exterior Bell Pull BP321
Original, quality late 19th century exterior brass bell pull with the pull knob mounted within a dished recessed surround with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. A replacement rear spring and washer have been fitted and is for use with a tight wire, non-electrical bell system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock and many other bell fittings of differing types may also be available. 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.

Mounting plate 3.75" x 3.75".

Dish to be recessed 3.25" diam.

 
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Price: 230.00




Bakelite Letter Flap with Door Knocker LF350
Bakelite Letter Flap with Door Knocker LF350
Original, quality 1930's / 40's bakelite exterior door knocker with letter flap combined with brass studs and threaded bars with interior brass bolt covers. This brown bakelite example, the first we have seen, has an interesting sprung mechanism to the letter flap and is embossed to the reverse "Pror Patent" and "R.E&S" for the maker. All is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 8.25" x 4".

Aperture 5.25" x 1.25".

Bolt centre 7".

 
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Price: 85.00




Pair of Amber Glass Door Handles DH015
Pair of Amber Glass Door Handles DH015
Pair of original, quality late 19th century large amber coloured glass, hexagonal shaped door handles with a square bar included to fit standard mortice locks and latches. The embossed cast brass circular backplates, each have four countersunk screw holes for mounting. These super moulded amber glass door knobs are perfect with no chips or blemishes, the backplates are polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2.5" diam.

Knobs 2.75" diam.

Front to back 2.25".

 
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Price: 265.00




Lancaster Co Ltd Brass Plaque M143
Lancaster Co Ltd Brass Plaque M143
Original, quality 1920's / 30's British Patents Plate manufactured by "The Lancaster Co Ltd Coventry England" detailing "This car is fitted with the Daimler" and "Fluid Flywheel Transmission" and a list of patent numbers for the same. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

5" x 3.75".

 
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Price: 78.00




106 / 901 Brass House Number HN48
106 / 901 Brass House Number HN48
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass number "106" or "901" the other way up with an embossed number in Gothic Font and a decorative border with eight screw holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. This example was taken from the end of a rejected pine pew from St Lawrence's Church in Hungerford Berkshire and is complete and in good order.

3.5" diam.

Each letter 1" tall.

 
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Price: 78.00




Ebony & Pewter Mounted Butchers Steel BS47
Ebony & Pewter Mounted Butchers Steel BS47
Original, quality late 19th century butchers' sharpening steel with an ebony grip mounted with pewter. Remember, these pieces of cutlery are steel, not stainless steel they dislike water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Complete and in good and working order.

15" long plus chain x 1.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 56.00




7lb Bronze Weight W371
7lb Bronze Weight W371
Original, quality early 19th century 7lb bronze shop counter weight in the original unpolished finish. This super example is well marked on the shoulders with impressed detail "GR IV" for the Reign of King George IV 1762 to 1830, dagger motif, "VR" for the Reign Queen Victoria 1837 to 1901 and the coffee pot logo. Complete and in good order.

6.25" tall.

3.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 185.00


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