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Large Brass Letter Flap LF303
Large Brass Letter Flap LF303
Original, quality 1930's / 40's large cast brass pink brass letter flap of a plain design with a good sized aperture and replacement nuts, bolts and spring fitted. Complete and in good and working order. Exterior 13.75" x 4.5". Aperture 11" x 2". Bolt centre 12.5". 
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Price: 230.00


Large Brass Letter Flap LF302
Original, quality 1930's / 40's large cast brass pink brass letter flap of a plain design with a good sized aperture and replacement nuts, bolts and spring fitted. Complete and in good and working order. Exterior 12" x 5". Aperture 9" x 2.5/8". Bolt centre 10.5". 
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Price: 230.00


Large Brass Letter Flap LF302



Davis of Derby Miners Lamp ML27
Davis of Derby Miners Lamp ML27
Original, quality 1920's brass and aluminium miners' safety lamp with a cast brass screw off reservoir with a hasp for locking with a padlock, an aluminium top section above the cylindrical glass chimney and a steel 'S' hook for hanging. This model is stamped "Davis Derby" and apart from a chip to the glass all appears complete, although we have not tested it for working. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the aluminium washed and waxed. This is the first of this model we have seen. 10.5" tall plus hook and 3.5" base diam.  
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Price: 145.00


Barristers Wig Box WB1
Original, quality 1920's oval shaped tin Barristers / Judges Wig box. This super example has a japanned black finish with gilt line traces to the outside and a hasp to the front. The top is detailed for the previous owner "Maxine J. Sugden" and the inner surface of the lid has a label for the makers' "Ede & Ravenscroft Law Wig & Robe Makers 93/4 Chancery Lane London". Some very minor scuffs to the edges and one small dent to the lid at one end, otherwise complete and in good and working order. 4" tall and 10" x 6.75". 
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Price: 230.00


Barristers Wig Box WB1



Brass Ring Photograph Frame PF132
Brass Ring Photograph Frame PF132
Original, quality 1920's brass photograph frame with a fold flat easel type backstand. This example has a frame of interlocking oval brass rings and will take a photo 6" x 4 3/8" with 5.75" x 4" visible from the front. The front 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. Frame exterior 7.5" x 5.75" and 3" front to back when standing. 
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Price: 85.00


Nickel Plated Visting Card Tray DP16
Original, quality late 19th century square shaped nickel plated and engraved tray with an ebony handle with two decorative 'fly' mounts to the upper surface. Complete and in good and working order. Tray 9.5" x 8.75" x 0.5". Total length 14". 
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Price: 265.00


Nickel Plated Visting Card Tray DP16



1oz Brass Weight, 4 similar available W246
1oz Brass Weight, 4 similar available W246
Original, quality 1920's cast brass Grocers' / Butchers' Shop Counter weights. The top is stamped "1oz" and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 1.25" tall and 0.75" base. Price is for each. 
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Price: 20.00


2oz Brass Weight W245
Original, quality 1920's cast brass Grocers' / Butchers' Shop Counter weight. The top is stamped "2oz" and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 1.75" tall and 1" base. 
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Price: 20.00


2oz Brass Weight W245



2oz Brass Weight W244
2oz Brass Weight W244
Original, quality 1920's cast brass Grocers' / Butchers' Shop Counter weight. The top is stamped "2oz" and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 1.75" tall x 0.75".  
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Price: 20.00


4oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available W243
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass 4oz Grocers' / Butchers' Shop Counter weights. The tops are stamped "4oz" and the undersides have various date stamps relating to the checks made by the Weights and Measures Dept. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 2.25" tall and 1" base diam. Price is for each. 
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Price: 20.00


4oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available W243



Pair of Brass Horse Haimes H64
Pair of Brass Horse Haimes H64
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, all brass Haimes for a heavy horse. This super pair are impressed "No 2", "Patent Double Cased" and "Solid Brass" and are complete with the original tug hooks and chains, side rings, top acorn finials and the lower wrought iron linking chains. Hamies were worn on the leather collars for use when the horses were working, pulling an implement or wagon etc. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in complete and in good order.. Each Haime 33" long, plus chains, 10" wide and 1.5" front to back. 
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Price: 135.00


Key with Shaped Grip K115
Original, quality late 19th century very unusual blacksmith made door key with a longer shaft than standard, good sharp detail to the turnings and a super cut out and shaped grip. Shows little sign of use if any. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 6.75" long and grip 1.75" tall. 
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Price: 156.00


Key with Shaped Grip K115



Large Brass Keyhole Surround, 2 available KC437
Large Brass Keyhole Surround, 2 available KC437
Original, quality late 19th century heavy duty cast brass keyhole surround of good proportions with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 2.5" x 1.5" and keyhole 1.25". Price is for each. 
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Price: 45.00


Exterior Brass Bell Pull BP262
Original, quality late 19th century brass exterior bell pull with a rectangular shaped backplate with canted corners and a hinged ring pull grip. This example has four countersunk screw holes for mounting ifs fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 3.5" x 1.75" plus 1" front to back exterior and 0.75" to be recessed 1.75" deep. 
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Price: 230.00


Exterior Brass Bell Pull BP262



Swindon Stoneware Flagon SJ215
Swindon Stoneware Flagon SJ215
Original, quality late 19th century small two tone glazed stoneware flagon of the bellied shape with a loop handle to the rear and impressed to the front for the supplier of the original contents "William Brown Wine & Spirit Merchant Swindon" and "A44". The rear is also impressed for the manufacturer of the flagon "Powell of Bristol". Two firing blemishes, one to the front and the other to the rim of the spout, otherwise complete and in good order. 8.25" tall and 5" widest.  
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Ebony and Brass Door Handles, 3 pairs available DH702
Pair of original, quality six sided ebony door knobs with circular brass backplates circa 1900, with a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches. Each backplate has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and all is complete and in good and working order. Backplates 2.25", 1.75" knobs diam and 3" front to back. Price is per pair. 
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Price: 115.00


Pair of Ebony and Brass Door Handles, 3 pairs available DH702



Baldwin Cast Iron Coffee Grinder CG53
Baldwin Cast Iron Coffee Grinder CG53
Original, quality late 19th century 'No 1' coffee grinder with a brass maker's label to the front detailing "Baldwin & Son & Co Improved Coffee Mill". A brass knob to the pull out cast iron drawer, a brass hopper to the top and a cranked handle with a turned hardwood finial / grip. The top of the body is impressed "Warranted" and "No 1" for the size. The side lugs enable the grinder to be fixed to a shelf or a table. All has been cleaned, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 7.5" tall including handle. 7.5" widest including handle. Base 5.5" wide including lugs and 4.25" front to back.  
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Price: 185.00


Brass Ring Photograph Frame PF131
Original, quality late 19th century brass photograph frame with a fold flat easel type backstand. This good example has a wide frame of interlocking brass rings with an inner border. The front has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Will take a photo 6" x 4.25" with 5.5" x 3.75" visible from the front. Complete and in good order. Frame exterior 8" x 6.5" and 3" front to back when standing. 
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Price: 185.00


Brass Ring Photograph Frame PF131



6
6" Brass Door Bolt DB506
Original, quality late 19th century surface mounted brass door bolt of an unusual form, with a replacement keep made to suit. The bolt is sprung and has three concealed countersunk screw holes for mounting and the keep has two. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Bolt 6" x 0.75" and keep 1.5" x 0.5".  
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Price: 65.00


Out Brass Plaque, 3 available NP283
Original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped pressed and embossed brass name plaque in the old unpolished finish. This example is detailed "Out" in upper cased letters and has four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Can be polished to shiny brass on request for no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3" x 1.5" Price is for each. 
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Price: 45.00


Out Brass Plaque, 3 available NP283



WC Brass Plaque, 3 available NP282
WC Brass Plaque, 3 available NP282
Original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped pressed and embossed brass name plaque in the old unpolished finish. This example is detailed "W.C." for Water Closet (Washroom or Lavatory) in upper cased letters and has four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Can be polished to shiny brass on request for no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3" x 1.5" Price is for each. 
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Price: 56.00


Walk in Brass Plaque, 3 available NP281
Original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped pressed and embossed brass name plaque in the old unpolished finish. This example is detailed "Walk In" in upper cased letters and has four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Can be polished to shiny brass on request for no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3" x 1.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 36.00


Walk in Brass Plaque, 3 available NP281



Brass Pull Plaque, 5 available NP280
Brass Pull Plaque, 5 available NP280
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass rectangular shaped "Pull" plates, each with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and all in the original unpolished finish. Can be polished to a shiny brass on request for no extra charge. Complete and in good order. 1.75" x 1.25". Price is for each. 
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Price: 45.00


Stack of 8 Brass Weights W239
Original, quality stack of mainly late 19th century circular cast brass, Shop Counter weights, calibrated from 4lb down to ¼ ounce namely 4lb, 2lb, 1lb and 8, 4, 2, 1, ½ and ¼ ounce. These weights are a good stack of the correct graded weights but have not spent all their time together. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Stack 3" tall and 3.5" diam. Price is for the stack. 
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Price: 85.00


Stack of 8 Brass Weights W239



Run of 7 Brass Gramm Weights W238
Run of 7 Brass Gramm Weights W238
Original, quality stack of seven matching late 19th century circular cast brass weights. This super clean run are all engraved and calibrated in 1000. 500, 300, 100, 50 and 30 GRM. Unusual for Gramm weights to be in this form. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Stack 2.5" tall and 4" diam. Price is for the set. 
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Price: 135.00


Run of 6 Brass Sovereign Weights W237
Original, quality stack of six matching mid to late19th century circular cast brass weights as used by Banks to weigh gold Sovereigns, standard currency of the time. This super run are all engraved and calibrated in 100, 50, 30, 20, 10 and 5 Sovereigns. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Stack 2.5" tall and 3.5" diam. Price is for the set. 
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Price: 115.00


Run of 6 Brass Sovereign Weights W237



Small Salt Glazed Preserve Jars SJ214
Small Salt Glazed Preserve Jars SJ214
Original, quality mid 19th century salt glazed earthenware preserve jar originally containing jams and preserves. A very clean example with not a chip in sight. Complete and in good order. 7" tall and 4.5" body diam. 
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Price: 45.00


Salt Glazed Preserve Jar SJ213
Original, quality mid 19th century salt glazed earthenware preserve jar originally containing jams and preserves. This super example has a semi circular impressed maker's details for "J.Bourne Patentee ? and Godnor Park Potteries Nr Derby, Vitreous Stone Jars". Complete and in good order with not a chip in sight. 7.75" x 5.75" base diam. 
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Price: 56.00


Salt Glazed Preserve Jar SJ213



Glazed Floor Polish Jar BJ168
Glazed Floor Polish Jar BJ168
Original, quality 1920's pale blue glazed vase shaped jar originally containing 'Ronuk' floor polish. Complete and in good order. 7.75" tall and 4.5" widest 
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Price: 36.00


Pair of Ebony and Brass Door Handles DH700
Original, quality circa 1900, spherical shaped ebony door knobs with circular brass backplates, each with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. With a square bar included to fit standard mortice locks and latches. Complete and in good and working order. Backplates 2.25" diam, knobs 2" diam and 3" front to back. 
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Ebony and Brass Door Handles DH700



Brades Butchers Meat Cleaver MC8
Brades Butchers Meat Cleaver MC8
Original, quality 1920's Butcher's Meat Cleaver with a turned ash grip and a hole to the top of the blade for hanging up. The blade is impressed "Brades Best Steel" for the manufacturer and 11" for the blade length. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 17.5" x 4.75" x 1.5". 
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Price: 68.00


Cast Iron Billiard Table Iron with cover L222
Original, quality late 19th century rectangular shaped Billiard Table Iron with the original steel cover. This example has a cast iron body with a cast iron handle mounted on two wrought iron stems. The body is embossed "Burroughs & Watts London" for the supplier and manufacturer of billiard table. A very clean example not too large and great with the sleeve intact. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. Base 8.5" x 4.5" and 5.5" tall. 
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Price: 85.00


Cast Iron Billiard Table Iron with cover L222



3
3" Brass Door Bolt DB505
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass cupboard door bolt with a shaped backplate and a matching keep made to suit. The backplate has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and the keep has two. All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. Bolt 3" x 1.5" and keep 1" x 1.5". 
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Price: 65.00


3.5" Brass Door Bolt DB504
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass cupboard door bolt with a shaped backplate and a matching keep made to suit. The backplate has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and the keep has two. All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. Bolt 3.5" x 1.25" and keep 1" x 1.25". 
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Price: 65.00


3.5



Mahogany Dental Cabinet DF13
Mahogany Dental Cabinet DF13
Original, quality late 19th century multi drawer dental cabinet in a super coloured and grained mahogany. These were carried on home visits or by dental students during training. This example has seven pull out drawers, most fitted to some degree and all with green baize lining. Each drawer has tiny turned wooden knobs and the top tambour slide locks into place when down and this automatically locks all the drawers also and can be opened with the key. The top of this cabinet has a recessed flush mounted lifting handle in the original old lacquer finish and the top deep drawer has a recessed circular brass finger grip handle. The second shallow drawer down from the top has a later brass plate fitted ready for engraving if required. Overall a super very clean dentists cabinet, not a common model with the tambour top, with all the original fittings lock and key and in good and working order. 12.25" tall, 13" wide and 8.75" front to back. 
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Price: 650.00


Brass Spark Guard SG50
Original, quality circa 1900, brass spark guard with an interwoven brass mesh fitted within a tubular brass frame with a carry handle to the top and four tubular stems for legs to the base. The carry handle has a simple line decoration but all is in the Arts and Crafts style overall and I have a feeling this was designed by Dr. Christopher Dresser. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 25" tall x 19" wide and 7" front to back at floor. 
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Price: 165.00


Brass Spark Guard SG50



Extending Brass Wall Light WL182
Extending Brass Wall Light WL182
Original, quality late 19th century brass wall mounted gas bracket converted to electricity. Has been wired with modern three core silk covered flex and a new brass UK bulb holder. This unusual example has an extending arm with two lengths of brass tube with a swivel joint near the circular backplate and another halfway between the two lengths. The circular cast brass backplate has some impressed decoration and the original gas tap has been retained, although the wiring has bypassed this. Although originally mounted as an uplighter, it could now be used both up or down. All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. The shade is not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code S155. Backplate 3.75" diam, total height 7". Length of arm closed 13" and 22.5" when extended. 
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Price: 265.00


South Coast Flying Club Car Badge CM46
Original, quality post-war mint condition chromed motor car badge with the front decorated in blues, white and green enamel, with not a chip in sight. The front depicts a light aircraft over the sea with cliffs, probably the white cliffs of Dover, and "South Coast Flying Club" with the logo. The reverse is impressed '11' perhaps for the membership number. All in super condition with a steel nut and bracket and complete and in good order. Badge 3.5" tall, 3.25" wide and 1.25" front to back. Plus 0.75" threaded bolt with nut and bracket 2" x 0.75". 
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Price: 165.00


South Coast Flying Club Car Badge CM46



Servants Exterior Brass Bell Pull BP261
Servants Exterior Brass Bell Pull BP261
Original, quality 19th century cast brass exterior bell pull. For use with a tight wire, non-electrical bell system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. This example has a central brass pull knob with a dished brass backplate detailed in relief "Servants". Replacement rear spring and washers have been fitted, fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. backplate 5.5" diam, knob 1.75" diam and 1.75" Front to back exterior and 1" front to back internal excluding spring and bar. 
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Price: 385.00


1894 Brass Tobacco Box T23
Original, quality late 19th century oval brass tobacco box for the pocket. This example has a hinged lid, a tunned interior and is punch engraved for the original owner "Thomas Smith Gravesend 1894". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 2.75" x 1.75" and 1" tall. 
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Price: 135.00


1894 Brass Tobacco Box T23



Advertising Ceramic Inkwell IW90
Advertising Ceramic Inkwell IW90
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic inkwell to fit into the top of a school desk, but the first we have seen with a printed advert to the top. This example details "Gee Walker & Slaters Ltd. Derby. Desk". In super condition. Complete and in good and working order. 1.5" tall and 1.75" top diam. 
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Price: 65.00


Bog Oak Pincushion T33
Original, quality late 19th century sewing pincushion carved in bog oak as a miniature cauldron with shamrock leaves around, turned legs and stamped "Made in Eire". In super condition. 1.75" tall and 2" widest including wire side loops. 
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Price: 65.00


Bog Oak Pincushion T33



Framed Silk Bookmark BM2
Framed Silk Bookmark BM2
Original, quality late 19th century embroidered silk bookmark entitled "God Save The Prince of Wales". Some damage and fading but well framed and glazed for future preservation. Frame 13.5" x 5.25 and bookmark 9.75" x 1.75". 
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Price: 85.00


Westminster Chimes Dinner Gong G157
Original, quality circa 1900, dinner gong with four blacksmith made wrought iron clucket bells mounted on a honey coloured oak frame with an oak shafted beater on a hook to the side. Each bell is suspended with leather thongs and are stamped numbers 1 to 4. The top pediment of the stand has an embossed copper plaque detailing the instructions to ring out the "Togsin Westminster Chimes", 4321, 2342, 4231 and 1342; providing you follow these directions it really does play the Westminster Chimes tune. All has been cleaned and waxed and is complete and in good and working order. 20.5" tall, 15.75" widest and 7.75" front to back at base. 
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Price: 300.00


Westminster Chimes Dinner Gong G157



Steel Folding Bow with Corkscrew CS193
Steel Folding Bow with Corkscrew CS193
Original, quality late 19th century folding bow toolset in steel with five tools 'namely' a corkscrew, button hook ,girnlet, screwdriver and a leather hole awl. These folding bows are not easy to find these days and this one is more unusual with an eye for a belt or pocket clip. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order. 3" tall x 2.25" wide.  
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Price: 156.00


Continuous Action Corkscrew CS192
Original, quality late 19th century patent continuous action steel corkscrew of a similar principle to the "Challenge Patent". Scuffs to the nickel plating but otherwise complete and in good and working order. 5.75" long x 2.75" wide. 
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Price: 65.00


Continuous Action Corkscrew CS192



The Challenge Corkscrew CS191
The Challenge Corkscrew CS191
Original, quality 1920's nickel plated on steel patent corkscrew, marked "The Challenge". Complete and in good and working order. 6" long x 3" wide. 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Wingnut Corkscrew CS190
Original, quality 1920's cast brass corkscrew with a shaped wingnut turn screw to the top. This super example is a longer version of a more common corkscrew manufactured by Farrow and Jackson. This example is not marked with any manufacturer's details but is in superb condition with a good smooth action. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Total 8" long, 2.75" wingnut and steel helix 3".  
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Price: 156.00


Brass Wingnut Corkscrew CS190



Wild Woodbine Cigarettes Enamel Sign S273
Wild Woodbine Cigarettes Enamel Sign S273
Original, quality 1920's narrow enamel sign detailing "Wild Woodbine Cigarettes" in red upper cased letters on a white background. This very clean example has no mounting holes and would either have had a wooden frame or it was part of a shop front built in. Some flaking and some recent damage to the enamel otherwise complete and in good order. A matching sign detailing "Wills Westwood Ho Mixture" may well be available ref code S272. 41.5" x 4.5". 
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Price: 250.00


Wills Westwood Ho Enamel Sign S272
Original, quality 1920's long narrow enamel sign detailing "Wills Westwood Ho Mixture" in red upper cased letters on a white background. This very clean example has no mounting holes and would either have had a wooden frame or it was part of a shop front built in. Some flaking and minor chips to the enamel on the edges otherwise complete and in good order. A matching sign detailing "Wild Woodbine Cigarettes" may well be available ref code S273. 56.5" x 4.5". 
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Price: 350.00


Wills Westwood Ho Enamel Sign S272



Embossed Brass Coal Helmet CH102
Embossed Brass Coal Helmet CH102
Original, quality late 19th century superb engraved and embossed brass coal helmet of an oval form with a circular pedestal foot to the base, a brass swing over handle to the top and a turned ebony grip with rope twisted supports to the rear. Most of all the tapered bucket shaped body has punched engraved and embossed detail of sunflowers and leaves from top to bottom. Some minor dents consistent with use and in super condition. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A well above average coal helmet. 14" tall with handle down and 21.5" when up. Base 8.5" x 9.75", total 12" wide and 17" front to back including rear grip.  
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Price: 350.00


Brass Coal Helmet CH101
Original, quality late 19th century good sized brass coal helmet with a swing over handle, a lifting grip to the rear and a circular plinth / foot. The underside is impressed with the logo for W.Souter & Sons of Birmingham. Many minor dents, from using coal of course, but otherwise very usable, in super condition and complete. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 14" tall with handle down. 19.5" tall with handle up. 11" wide and 18" front to back. 
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Price: 230.00


Brass Coal Helmet CH101



Napoleon Brass Mantel Ornament MO45
Napoleon Brass Mantel Ornament MO45
Original, quality late 19th century small cast brass mantel ornament depicting "Napoleon Bonaparte" on a pedestal. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 4.25" tall, plinth 3.5" x 1.25".  
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Price: 85.00


Huge Brass Wine Vat Tap T6
Original, quality early to mid 19th century huge bronze / brass tap in the original unpolished patina. This super example was originally from a huge wine vat or water tank and is complete and in good order .7.5" tall, 8.5" long, 2.25" wide and spout diam 1.5".  
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Price: 185.00


Huge Brass Wine Vat Tap T6



GWR Milk Churn Plate DP205
GWR Milk Churn Plate DP205
Original, quality late 19th century elliptical shaped brass label as used on milk churns for empty returns via the railway. This example is stamped "A.J Hosier Bedwyn. GWR". Bedwyn is for Great Bedwyn in Wiltshire on the "Great Western Railway" (GWR) Line. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 6.25" x 2.75".  
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Price: 36.00


Lady Hesketh Brass Plaque NP279
Original, quality rectangular, thick sheet brass nameplate, probably circa 1900 / 1920's engraved in upper cased text "Lady Hesketh". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and has six countersunk screw holes for mounting. Complete and in good order. 5.5" x 2.5".  
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Price: 85.00


Lady Hesketh Brass Plaque NP279



Pair of WT&S Brass Candlesticks CS182
Pair of WT&S Brass Candlesticks CS182
Original, quality late 19th century pair of cast brass candlesticks of an unusual form, with pierced decoration of flowers, vines, acanthus leaves and faces of a bearded mythical character. The lift out sconces to the top are impressed "Protected" and the undersides of the candlestick bases are impressed with the sun logo and "WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son of Birmingham' and with the registration number for the year 1888. 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. 10.5" tall and base 5.75" diam including feet.  
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Price: 230.00


Dewrance and Co Pressure Gauge G6
Original, quality late 19th century brass framed large pressure gauge in near mint condition. This super example has the original deep circular teak back mount and a very clean dial with needle behind glass. The dial is calibrated up to 300 pounds pressure per square inch and is detailed for the manufacturer "Dewrance & Co London". The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good order. Backboard 9" x 2". Front glass and bezel 7" diam. Total length including tap 11" and 4.25" front to back total.  
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Price: 230.00


Dewrance and Co Pressure Gauge G6



Foot Operated Electric Bell Push EP449
Foot Operated Electric Bell Push EP449
Original, quality pre-war large bakelite and brass foot operated electric bell push, probably from a Railway carriage or a safety device in a machine workshop, nevertheless it would be ideal for a servants call bell from the dining room area. For use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. 3.5" tall and 4" base diam. 
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Price: 156.00


Gill Pulse Measure M211
Original, quality 1920's cup shaped tin seed merchants' pulse measure with a loop handle to the reverse and an applied label to the front detailing 'Gill' and with a lead weights and measures seal stamped 'GR' with a crown '13B'. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 3" tall x 2" diam and 3.75" wide including handle. 
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Price: 45.00


Gill Pulse Measure M211



Pair of Brass Door Handles DH699
Pair of Brass Door Handles DH699
Original, quality pair of 1920's spherical shaped pink brass door knobs with circular backplates. With a square bar included to fit standard mortice locks and latches. Each backplate has three countersunk screw holes for mounting. This pair of knobs are a little smaller than average. Complete and in good and working order. Backplate 2.25", knobs 1.5" and 2.5" front to back.  
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Price: 65.00


Robert and Wells No 28 Rumbler Bell B220
Original, quality, 18th or early 19th century, larger than average rumbler or crotal bell in the old patinated finish, marked to the front with a petal design and "RW" for 'Robert Wells', the bell founder from Aldbourne, in Wiltshire. The top of the bell has four circular holes, a looped staple and "28" for the size and all is in super condition, complete and in good and working order. Bell diameter 4.5" x 5.5" tall including the top staple. Another similar No 28 bell may well be available ref code B142. 
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Price: 300.00


Robert and Wells No 28 Rumbler Bell B220



Octagonal Brass Door Pull Knob DP478
Octagonal Brass Door Pull Knob DP478
Original, quality 1920's octagonal shaped cast brass door pull knob with a replacement brass backplate made to suit and a replacement threaded square steel bar has been fitted to enable this knob to also operate a standard lock or latch if required. Complete and in good and working order. Backplate 2.5", knob 2.25" and 2.5" front to back. 
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Price: 125.00


12" Brass Door Bolt DB503
Original, quality, circa 1900, 12" surface mounted brass door bolt with a replacement keep made to suit. A super example with a cylindrical steel sliding bolt with a spherical shaped brass finial grip and a brass backplate and cover. The backplate is stamped "Climax, Evered and Clarke's Patent" and has six countersunk screw holes and two on the keep. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Bolt 12" x 1 5/8" and keep 1" x 5/8". 
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Price: 175.00


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Spratts Brass Dog Comb VT53
Spratts Brass Dog Comb VT53
Original, quality 1920's steel dogs' comb mounted with a sheet brass grip detailed "6", "Made in England" and with "Spratts" letters in the form of a Scottish Terrier. The first we have seen. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 4" x 1.25". 
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Price: 135.00


Cast Iron Art Nouveau Pot Stand PS60
Original, quality shaped rectangular cast iron pot stand with cabriole legs, a pierced 'Art Nouveau' detail to the top and much of the original bronzed finish. This super clean example is impressed to the reverse of each leg and the underside of the top with the registration number for the year 1904. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 4.5" tall and top 9" x 5". Max size 9.5" x 5.5". 
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Price: 56.00


Cast Iron Art Nouveau Pot Stand PS60



Decorated Brass Coat Hook, 4 available CH759
Decorated Brass Coat Hook, 4 available CH759
Original, quality late 19th century single brass coat hook in cast brass, with a decorated backplate with three countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 1.5" tall x 1.25" and 1.75. Price is for each. 
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Price: 12.00


Grundy (Teddington) Ltd Aluminium Box CC173
Original, quality rectangular shaped aluminium container with a loose lid and a drop down steel pull to the front. The backplate to the grip is stamped "Suppliers Grundy (Teddington) Ltd" and "GR VI", a crown and "1950". Obviously, manufactured to order for government use in 1950. Unknown use but appears complete and in good order. 10.5" x 8" x 3.25". 
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Price: 45.00


Grundy (Teddington) Ltd Aluminium Box CC173



Leather Case fitted with Glass Hairwash Bottle L29
Leather Case fitted with Glass Hairwash Bottle L29
Original, quality late 19th century clear empty glass bottle of 'Hills Hairwash' prepared for "A.W Hansford Court Hairdresser, 48/49 St. James St, London S.W.I" in its custom made two piece stitched leather case. Is in superb condition, stamped and gilded for the previous owner H.C.Mc.C. and complete and in good order. Outer case 9.5" tall, 3.75" and 2.25".  
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Price: 230.00


Royal Lancastrian Green Jardiniere J44
Original, quality 1920's green glazed art pottery jardinière impressed to the underside for the manufacturer "Royal Lancastrian England". A super glaze inside and out and complete and in good order. 6" tall, 7.25" widest and top aperture 5.5". 
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Price: 56.00


Royal Lancastrian Green Jardiniere J44



Vaseline Coloured Glass Candlestick CS181
Vaseline Coloured Glass Candlestick CS181
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's single moulded vaseline coloured glass candlestick, probably part of a dressing table set but of a super colour and condition, not a chip in sight. 8" tall and 4" diam base. 
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Price: 56.00


Baby's Plate BP2
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's circular white ceramic Babies' Bowl decorated in colour with a cow with a calf and "I Love the cow it gives good milk its coat is like the softest silk" and detailed to the underside for the maker's trademark and "Stoke on Trent". Complete and in good order. 6.5" diam and 1.75" tall. 
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Price: 65.00


Baby's Plate BP2



Brass Pocket Watch Stand WS5
Brass Pocket Watch Stand WS5
Original, quality 1920's pressed brass shell shaped dish with an upstand back panel, with a hook to the top at the front to hang the gent's pocket watch on overnight. This would have been visible on say the bedside table and perhaps the tray was used to take cufflinks and shirt collar studs etc. However, it does need to rest for support, or it does tip over. A simple but most unusual example. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Watch is not included. 4" tall, 4.25" wide and 5" front to back. 
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Price: 65.00


Large 3 Piece Pewter Ice Mould IM53
Original, quality late 19th century three piece pewter ice mould for table food decoration. The top section is detailed as a bunch of grapes or similar to the inside and the main two piece hinged body is a segmented melon shape. The slide out brass hinge pin are replacement made to suit and all is now complete and in good and working order. 6.5" tall x 6" widest. 
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Price: 230.00


Large 3 Piece Pewter Ice Mould IM53



Brass Cranked Handle Wind Fly Fishing Reel FE39
Brass Cranked Handle Wind Fly Fishing Reel FE39
Original, quality late 19th century brass fly fishing reel with a handle wind with a turned bone grip and 3 3/8" diam plates to the body, all in the unpolished patinated finish. Complete and in good and working order. 3.5" tall and 2.75" wide including grip.  
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Price: 115.00


Brass Plate Fly Fishing Reel FE38
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's brass plate wind fly fishing reel with a 3.25" diam plate with a composition grip and in the unpolished finish. Complete and in good and working order. 3.5" tall and 2.25" wide including grip. 
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Price: 85.00


Brass Plate Fly Fishing Reel FE38



Wrought Iron Rim Latch RL686
Wrought Iron Rim Latch RL686
Original, quality late 19th century surface mounted door latch. To take a standard modern square bar for the handles. A replacement keep has been made to suit and this lock has the provision for a handle turn and a privacy slide. This latch can be used on both left and right handed doors. Not suitable for oval shaped door knobs. Fully overhauled, cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. Main Body 4.5" x 3.5" x 0.75". 
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Price: 85.00


Yale Rim Lock RL685
Original, quality 1930's / 40's surface mounted steel cased door lock with a mounting flange to each side and the end. To take a standard modern square bar for the handles. A replacement keep has been made to suit, an old key altered to fit and this lock has the provision for a handle turn and a key lock. This lock can be used on both left and right handed doors. The end plate is stamped "Yale Made in England 1920 R". Fully overhauled, cleaned and lacquered and all is complete and in good and working order. Lock 5.5" x 4.25" x 0.75". 
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Price: 85.00


Yale Rim Lock RL685



Wrought Iron Rim Lock RL684
Wrought Iron Rim Lock RL684
Original, quality late19th 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, an old key altered to fit and 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. Not suitable for oval shaped door knobs. Fully overhauled, cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. Lock 6" x 4.25" x 0.75". 
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Price: 145.00


Wrought Iron Rim Lock RL683
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's surface mounted wrought iron door lock. To take a standard modern square bar for the handles. A replacement keep has been made to suit, an old key altered to fit and 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. Not suitable for oval shaped door knobs. 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 Rim Lock RL683



Ash Police Truncheon PT159
Ash Police Truncheon PT159
Original, quality late 19th century Police Truncheon turned in ash with a good ribbed handgrip and branded to the stem 'VR' with a crown for the Reign of Queen Victoria and "178". A very clean example of an unusual truncheon. Complete and in good order. 18" x 1.25". 
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Price: 165.00


Teak Police Truncheon PT158
Original, quality 1920's standard UK Police Issue Truncheon unusually turned in Teak. Complete and in good order. 15.5" x 1.25".  
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Price: 115.00


Teak Police Truncheon PT158



Single Brass Door Pull DP477
Single Brass Door Pull DP477
Orignal, quality 1920's cast pink brass door pull with a shaped and cranked pull bar on a rectangular backplate with a routered edge all round and six countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Backplate 13.5" x 2.5", total width 3.5" and 3" front to back. 
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Ebony and Brass Door Pulls DP476
Original, quality late 19th century, pair of cast brass door pulls with shaped backplates and cranked handles with diagonal ribbed ebony grips. Each backplate has two countersunk screw holes for mounting and is impressed to the reverse for the manufacturer "W.B & Co" and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A great pair of pulls. Complete and in good and working order. Total 13" long, backplate 3.5" x 1.5" each. Total 2.5" wide and 2.5" front to back. 
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Price: 300.00


Pair of Ebony and Brass Door Pulls DP476



Burgoynes Wines Bakelite Ashtray A56
Burgoynes Wines Bakelite Ashtray A56
Original, quality 1920's /30's circular bakelite ashtray with three cigarette rests and embossed letters detailing "Burgoyne's Empire Wines". Cleaned and waxed, in super condition and complete. 4.5" base diam and 0.75" tall. 
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Price: 45.00


Ribbed Brass Keyhole Covers, 2 available KC436
Original, quality late 19th century brass keyhole surround with a ribbed and shaped brass swinging cover. The backplate has three countersunk screw holes for mounting and a reasonable sized keyhole. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 2.25" x 1" wide and keyhole 0.75" tall. Price is for each. 
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Price: 38.00


Ribbed Brass Keyhole Covers, 2 available KC436



Brass Chandelier Hook H29
Brass Chandelier Hook H29
Original, quality late 19th century, brass chandelier hook of a good shape with a tapered threaded steel woodscrew stem for mounting. This example also has the originally pressed brass backplate and all is complete and in good and working order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Hook 1.5" x 2.25" wide and thread 3.5". Total length 6" and backplate 2" diam. 
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Price: 65.00


Arts and Crafts Jardiniere J43
Original, quality small, circa 1900, circular copper jardiniere with a galvanised floor, a slightly curved out top flange, a riveted side seam and a continuous hammered design of embossed arrowroot leaves. No maker's mark but well worked. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 3.75" tall and 4.75" diam base. 
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Price: 125.00


Arts and Crafts Jardiniere J43



Continental Peach Glass Light Fitting HL448
Continental Peach Glass Light Fitting HL448
Original, quality 1920's continental pressed peach coloured glass electric light bowl in a frosted finish and embossed with Art Deco designs. Replacement bronze finish on brass chains have been fitted as has a new wired electric blub holder and ceiling rose all in the same bronze finish to match the original hooks and studs. All is complete and in good and working order. Bowl 14" diam x 6" deep and drop as in picture 23". 
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Price: 450.00


Oak Framed Bevelled Wall Mirror M151
Original, quality 1920's / 30's oval shaped bevelled glass mirror in the original light coloured oak frame. Complete and in good order. 23.5" x 19.25" and 1.25" front to back. 
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Price: 65.00


Oak Framed Bevelled Wall Mirror M151



Pair of Interior Brass Electric Bell Pushes EP448
Pair of Interior Brass Electric Bell Pushes EP448
Original, quality 1920's most unusual cast brass rectangular shaped backplate with a pair of interior, electric bell pushes. The backplate has four countersunk screw holes for mounting, a border bead of laurel wreath leaves and two bell push buttons, each with an acanthus leaf surround. The reverse has 2 x 0.75" barrels to be recessed x 1". All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 6.5" x 3.5" and 0.75" diam to be recessed x 1".  
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Price: 350.00


3" Brass Exterior Electric Bell Push EP447
Original, quality 1920's circular brass exterior electric bell push with three countersunk screw holes for mounting and pink brass central press button. For use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. Fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order. 3" diam and 0.75" to be recessed x 1.5". 
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Price: 75.00


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Art Nouveau Exterior Electric Bell Push EP446
Art Nouveau Exterior Electric Bell Push EP446
Original, quality 1920's cast brass exterior electric bell push with a serious Art Nouveau design in relief and a central off white composition push button. The backplate has two screw holes for mounting and this example is for use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. Fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order. Backplate 4.75" tall x 4" widest and 0.75" diam barrel to be recessed 1.5".  
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Price: 285.00


3 Piece Pewter Ice Mould IM52
Original, quality late 19th century three piece pewter ice mould for table food decoration. The top section is detailed with the impression of a peony flower head to the inside and is embossed "W.H for the manufacturer "Watts and Harton" and the middle section is ribbed to the inside. All has been waxed and is complete and in good and working order. 6.5" tall and 4 1/8" base diam. 
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Price: 100.00


3 Piece Pewter Ice Mould IM52



3 Piece Pewter Ice Mould IM51
3 Piece Pewter Ice Mould IM51
Original, quality late 19th century three piece pewter ice mould for table food decoration. The top section is detailed as the tips of a bunch of asparagus to the inside and is embossed "W.H for the manufacturer "Watts and Harton" and the middle section is ribbed to the inside as the stems of asparagus. All has been waxed and is complete and in good and working order. 6.5" tall and 4 1/8" base diam. 
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Price: 100.00


White Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS135
Original, quality 1920's white glass oil lamp shade with a clear glass underside. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. Complete and in good and working order. 7.75" tall, 8.5" widest and 4" lower aperture.  
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Price: 115.00


White Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS135



White Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS134
White Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS134
Original, quality 1920's white glass oil lamp shade with a clear glass underside. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. Complete and in good and working order. 8.25" tall, 8.5" widest and 4" diam lower aperture.  
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Price: 115.00


Orange on White Glass Light Shade S181
Original, quality 1920's / 30's white glass electric lamp shade decorated with Art Deco transfer designs and an orange top. Will fit a standard, modern, UK electric bulb holder. Complete and in good and working order. 5.5" tall and 6.5" widest. 
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Price: 45.00


Orange on White Glass Light Shade S181



Clear Glass Light Shade S180
Clear Glass Light Shade S180
Original, quality 1920's clear glass gas shade with six panels each with an etched basket of flowers. With the original aluminium gas shade holder drilled out to fit a standard, modern, electric bulb holder, will also fit an old 3.5" gas gallery, if required. The shade holder is stamped "Midland Silent Knight". Complete and in good and working order. 6.75" tall including holder and 6.5" widest.  
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Green Tinted Glass Light Shades S179
Original, quality pair of 1920's /30's green tinted etched and frosted glass gas lamp shades with a flared outer rim and etched floral patterns. With the original aluminium gas shade holders drilled out to fit standard, modern, electric bulb holders, will also fit old 3.5" gas galleries, if required. The shade holders are detailed for the manufacturer "Veritas, British Made" and with the registration number for the year 1932. All is complete and in good and working order. 4.5" tall including shade holder and 6.75" widest. 
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Price: 265.00


Pair of Green Tinted Glass Light Shades S179



Cranberry Tinted Glass Light Shade S178
Cranberry Tinted Glass Light Shade S178
Original, quality late 19th century cranberry tinted etched and frosted gas lamp shade. With the original aluminium gas shade holder drilled out to fit a standard, modern, electric bulb holder, will also fit an old 3.5" gas gallery, if required. This example has a wavy and flared outer rim with abstract etched vertical designs. Complete and in good and working order. 5.75" tall including holder and 6" widest.  
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Price: 85.00


Blue Glass Light Shade S177
Original, quality late 19th century blue glass etched gas lamp shade. With the original aluminium gas shade holder drilled out to fit a standard, modern, electric bulb holder, will also fit an old 3.5" gas gallery, if required. The shade has a wavy flared open end and is decorated with floral designs and the shade holder is stamped "S.G.C. British Made". Complete and in good and working order. 6" tall including holder and 5.5" widest.  
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Price: 135.00


Blue Glass Light Shade S177



Yellow Electric Light Shade S176
Yellow Electric Light Shade S176
Original, quality 1920's continental yellow glass electric lamp shade decorated with a black transfer design of laurel leaf swags and fitted with a replacement, lacquered brass shade holder to fit a standard, modern, UK electric bulb holder. Complete and in good and working order. 10" wide and 4.75" tall including holder. 
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Price: 85.00

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