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Enamel Signs
Enamel Signs
Many original, quality, Enamel Signs are currently available in stock.

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Wills Capstan Advert Mirror A120
Original, quality 1930's / 40's small oak framed vertical rectangular shaped, advertising mirror detailing "Wills Capstan Navy Cut Cigarettes". Some blemishes to the silver on the back of the mirror, but still a good small advertising mirror in good order otherwise. 15.5" x 11.5" exterior. Visible mirror 9.75" x 13.5". 
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Price: 115.00


Wills Capstan Advert Mirror A120



Aluminium Shop Counter Sweet Display Bowl A118
Aluminium Shop Counter Sweet Display Bowl A118
Original, quality 1930's / 40's fruit bowl shaped pressed aluminium shop counter, sweet display stand, embossed to the flange rim "Meadow Mints" and "Lutona Chocolates". Polished and complete and in good order. 6.5" tall x 11.5" diam and 6" diam base. 
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Price: 135.00


Pair of Glass Cerebos Salts A114
Original, quality pair of late 19th century oval shaped moulded glass table salts acid etched "Cerebos Salt" to each side. One miniscule chip to one, otherwise both are complete and in good order. 3.5" x 2.5" x 1.25". 
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Price: 95.00


Pair of Glass Cerebos Salts A114



8 Schweppes Ceramic Coasters A113
8 Schweppes Ceramic Coasters A113
Original, quality post-war blue on white ceramic coasters all in the willow pattern Schweppes advert but each with a different flavour and made by a variety of companies. Indian Tonic, two versions, Devonshire Cider, Cider, Ginger Beer, Ginger Ale, Sparkling Grapefruit and just Schweppes. All are perfect. 4.5" to 4.75" diam and 0.75" to 1" tall. Price is for the eight. 
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Price: 195.00


Doulton Dewars Whisky Jug A112
Original, quality 1920's / 30's stoneware glazed jug with a green glazed upper section, a side strap handle and a pouring lip to the front. This example is impressed to the underside for Doulton the manufacturer and is printed to the front "Dewar's Whisky" with two Scottish thistles logos. These were used on bar counters for water to be added to your Scotch Whisky. Complete and in good order. 5.5" tall, 4" wide and 5" front to back including handle. 
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Price: 145.00


Doulton Dewars Whisky Jug A112



Star Cigarettes Dummy Packet A110
Star Cigarettes Dummy Packet A110
Original, quality 1920's / 30's shop cardboard dummy display cigarette packet of huge proportions detailing "WD & H.O Wills Bristol & London", "Star Cigarettes" to the front and back "10 Cigarettes" to one side and "This label is Issued by The Imperial Tobacco Co ( of Great Britain & Ireland ) Limited". Some scruffy edges and some paper repair gummed tape used inside to support weak edges and folds, otherwise complete and in good order. 15" x 8.5" x 4". 
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Price: 125.00


Advertising Glass Paperweight A108
Original, quality 1920's / 30's rectangular shaped clear glass paperweight advertising "Wallace Spiers & Co Ltd", "Coal Merchants 49 to 61 Pancras Rd, Kings Cross N.W", "Telephone North 2750", "Contractor to His Majesty's Government". The text has been acid etched to the reverse of the weight and infilled in matt gold. No chips and complete and in good order. 4.25" x 2.5" x 0.75". 
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Price: 65.00


Advertising Glass Paperweight A108



Advertising Glass Paperweight A106
Advertising Glass Paperweight A106
Original, quality 1920's / 30's circular clear glass paperweight, advertising "Godson & Dobson Builders Merchants Croydon & Penge" and also detailing "Tel 29 Croydon" and "Tel 232 Sydenham". The text has been acid etched to the reverse of the weight and infilled in green and brown. No chips and complete and in good order. 3.25" diam x 1" tall. 
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Price: 65.00


Horlicks Mug, 2 available A101
Original, quality 1940's / 50's cream ceramic beaker shaped drinking mug with a side handle, "Horlicks" in blue back and front and "Alfred Meakin England" to the underside for the manufacturer. Perfect. 3.75" tall and 3" diam of top. 3.75" wide including handle. Price is for each. 
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Price: 36.00


Horlicks Mug, 2 available A101



Meckumfat Card Advert A97
Meckumfat Card Advert A97
Original, quality 1920's / 30's unused shop card advertisement with a string hanging loop to the top and a superb full coloured printed picture of all manner of farmyard birds and detailing "Meckumfat prepared from Sussex Ground oats and proved to be the best for making Poultry plump". In mint condition bar a few very minor scratches and rubs. 14.5" x 18.75". 
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Price: 230.00


Cammell Laird and Co Ltd Promotional Paper Weight A93
Original, quality 1920's advertising desk or counter paper weight in the form of a standing camel on a rectangular shaped block. This example appears to be in pewter or spelter, later painted in brown paint. Each side of the plinth is mounted with a brass plaque detailing in relief to, one side "Cammell Laird & Co Ltd, Sheffield, Grimesthorpe & Penistone" and the other side "Cammell Laird & Co Ltd, Shipyard Birkenhead". All has been washed and lacquered and is complete and in good order with just some rubbing to the later brown paint. Cammell Laird were huge ship builders having many famous ships to their credit including HMS Ark Royal, The Mauritania, The Robert F.Stockton, HMS Birkhead, CSS Alabama and The Fullages to name but a few. 4" tall and base 3.75" x 1.75". 
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Price: 285.00


Cammell Laird and Co Ltd Promotional Paper Weight A93



Meritas Flannels Card Advert A92
Meritas Flannels Card Advert A92
Original, quality post-war shop counter card advert advertising 'Meritas Flannels', "We sell and recommend because we know they are good honest value". This example has an easel card backstand and a hanging cord loop to the top. Complete and in good order. 8.5" diam. 
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Price: 38.00


Stella Lager Ashtray A91
Original, quality 1920's/30's moulded glass ashtray with four corner cigarette rests and an advert to the base detailing "Stella Lager". Some wear to the protective paint to the underside otherwise complete and in good order. 6.5" x 5" x 1". 
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Price: 56.00


Stella Lager Ashtray A91



Duckworth's Essences Card Advert A89
Duckworth's Essences Card Advert A89
Original, quality pre-war unused multi-coloured advertising show card for "Duckworth's Essences and colours 'Heart Brand' ". This mint showcard with its original string to the top and brown paper wrap, has details of four bottles of differing colour of essences. Complete and in good order. 17.5" x 14.25". 
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Price: 65.00


Whitbread's Advertising Water Jug A88
Original, quality pre-war ceramic water jug with a white interior, a peach coloured body with a chocolate brown handle and flared rim. This super example has 'Whitbread's' to each side in a ribbon swag over "Bottled Beers", and the front has a detailed picture of their trademark, a hind's head? Complete and in good and working order. 6.25" tall x 5" widest and 6.25" including handle.  
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Price: 165.00


Whitbread's Advertising Water Jug A88



Oxo Mug A87
Oxo Mug A87
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic mug with a waisted foot, a side handle and 'Oxo' etched in red within a shield to three sides. The tapered body has diagonal ribbing and all is complete and in good and working order. 3.75" tall, 3" top diam and 4" wide including handle.  
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Price: 65.00


Avon Boot Polish Tin Fingerplate A84
Original, quality unused 1920's door fingerplate in tin, transfer printed in green and black on a yellow background detailing "Avon Brilliant Polish for Boots and Leggings". This near mint example has a good bright colour and four pin holes for mounting. Complete and in good order. 8" x 3".  
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Price: 56.00


Avon Boot Polish Tin Fingerplate A84



Bass Advert in Original Frame A82
Bass Advert in Original Frame A82
Original, quality 1920's white glass advert in the original oak frame promoting "Bass in Bottle". The etched detail to the glass panel is in red and black, the frame is impressed to the top and bottom 'Bass and Co Ltd' although rather faint and the reverse has the remains of an old label still affixed. The reverse also has the original easel type wire stand, for this sign was originally designed to stand on a shelf on the bar backdrop. The wooden backing board is a replacement, but all otherwise is original and in good order. 10.5" x 8.25" x 0.75". 
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Price: 115.00


Bass Advert Ceramic Pin Tray A80
Original, quality 1920's square ceramic pin tray or coaster with a coloured scene of two gents on horseback outside an old fashioned Tavern with a hanging sign detailing "Great stuff this Bass" and to the reverse for the manufacturer "Newhall Hanley Staffs" and "made in England." Complete and in good order. 4." square and 0.5". 
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Price: 45.00


Bass Advert Ceramic Pin Tray A80



Worthington Advert Ceramic Coaster A79
Worthington Advert Ceramic Coaster A79
Original, quality 1920's circular drinks coaster with a coloured scene of Mr Turvydrop from "Bleak House", with a Worthington sign on the pub wall, to the front and to the reverse for the manufacturer "Newhall Hanley Staffs" and "made in England." Complete and in good order. 4.5" diam x 0.5". 
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Price: 45.00


Bretby Huntley and Palmers Plate A76
Original, quality late 19th century decorative ceramic plate mounted with four facsimile Huntley and Palmers biscuits. Three of these very lifelike biscuits are impressed for Huntley and Palmers just as the real ones were and the green glazed plate is finished as if a paper doiley was on the plate. The underside is impressed for the makers "Bretby England" and '1146' and with the registration number for the year 1897. There is an old repair to the edge as shown in two of the pictures here, a chip has been glued back in rather clumsily, otherwise all is complete and in good order with a super gloss finish back and front. 11.5" x 9" x 1.75".  
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Price: 350.00


Bretby Huntley and Palmers Plate A76



Shop Counter Glass Change Slope A75
Shop Counter Glass Change Slope A75
Original, quality 1930's moulded glass change slope as used on shop counters for the shopkeeper to place the customer,s change on. This example is advertising Player's navy cut cigarettes and detailing "Ask for Player's and look for the lifebuoy trade mark". Three small chips to the lower rim to one side, otherwise all is complete and in good order. 6.75" square and 1.75" tall at the back. 
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Price: 115.00


Oxo Mug A68
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, white ceramic mug with a waisted foot, a side handle and "Oxo" acid etched within a shield to three sides. The tapered body has a diagonal ribbing effect and all is complete and in good order. 4" tall x 3.25" top diameter + 4" wide including handle. 
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Price: 56.00


Oxo Mug A68



Winchester Advertising Plate A65
Winchester Advertising Plate A65
Original, quality 1920's, white ceramic plate with a transfer picture of 'Winchester Cathedral' in the centre panel and surrounded with "Cooper and Company High St, Winchester, General House Furnishers" all in black on white. A superb advertising plate with some minor staining and crazing and a fine star crack to the middle of the underside, not visible from the upper side, otherwise complete and in good order. 9.5" x 1.25" front to back.  
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Price: 185.00


Winchester Advertising Plate A64
Original, quality 1920's, white ceramic plate with a transfer picture of 'Winchester Cathedral' in the centre panel and surrounded with "Cooper and Company High St, Winchester, General House Furnishers" all in black on white. A superb advertising plate with some minor staining and crazing, but no chips or cracks and complete and in good order. 9.5" x 1.25" front to back. 
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Price: 185.00


Winchester Advertising Plate A64



Holdfast Boots and Shoes Bentwood Chair A63
Holdfast Boots and Shoes Bentwood Chair A63
Original, quality 1920's, Bentwood chair for use by customers in a retail shop. This chair is in the original finish and has embossed detail to the backrail "Agent for the Holdfast brand boots and shoes", "EWP and Co trademark" and with a knotted rope logo. The seat panel is also embosssed with a pattern and the underside has retained the original paper label for the maker of the chair Thonet. A very hard to find advertising chair, complete and in super condition. 35" tall at back, 19" tall to top of seat, 16" wide + 17.5" front to back.  
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Price: 365.00


Pair of Schweppes Copper Bottle Coasters A58
Pair of original, quality 1920's, pressed copper bottle / drinks coasters in the Tudor Rose shape, with embossed detail to the centres, "Schweppes Ginger Ale" to one and "Schweppes Tonic Water" to the other. In super condition, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 4.5" x 0.5" each. Price is for the pair.  
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Price: 135.00


Pair of Schweppes Copper Bottle Coasters A58



Schweppes Glass Ashtray A57
Schweppes Glass Ashtray A57
Original, quality 1950's moulded clear glass large counter top ashtray with four corner cigarette slots and red text to each side detailing "Schweppes". Complete and in good and working order. 7.5" square and 2" tall. 
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Price: 56.00


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


Burgoynes Wines Bakelite Ashtray A56



Dubonnet Brass Ashtray A55
Dubonnet Brass Ashtray A55
Original, quality 1920's circular pressed brass ashtray with three cigarette rests and embossed 'Dubonnet' in upper cased text to the rim. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 4.25" diam and 0.5" front to back. 
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Price: 36.00


Lucas King of the Road Bakelite Ashtray A52
Original, quality 1920's unused circular bakelite ashtray with three cigarette rests and a nickel plated mount to the centre detailing "King of the Road" and the Lucas Lion logo. The underside is embossed "Moulded in our own works". This super example really is in mint condition and complete and in good order. 4.75" diam x 1". 
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Price: 145.00


Lucas King of the Road Bakelite Ashtray A52



AA Nickel Ashtray A50
AA Nickel Ashtray A50
Original, quality all nickel ashtray issued between 1910 to 1913 by the Automobile Association. This example has the badge of the day engraved to both sides "Telephone Mayfair 1430" and "Telegrams Fanum London". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 4" tall and 4" diam base. 
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Price: 115.00


Players Cigarettes Brass Ashtray A45
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, pressed sheet brass ashtray with four cigarette rests and "Players Please" embossed to the top. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 5" square x 0.5" front to back. Price is for each. 
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Price: 45.00


Players Cigarettes Brass Ashtray A45



Coronation Cheerio Card Advert A42
Coronation Cheerio Card Advert A42
Original, quality, card advert issued in 1937 to advertise a bottled drink manufactured to commemorate the coronation of King George VI. A bright, clean card with the original red hanging loop to the top and detailing "Cheerio a Kingly Drink a Non-Alcoholic Champagne" and with the monogram for the King GR VI. Also printed "Copyright Duckworth & Co, Manchester". Complete and in good order. 13.75" x 9.75".  
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Price: 56.00


The Reason Manufacturing Co Brass Figure A32
Original, quality, 1920's brass figure advertising "The Reason Manufacturing Co Ltd of Lewis Road, Brighton". The female figure dressed in a toga style of outfit is holding what could be an early 'Ediswan' type pointed electric light bulb and stands on a circular plinth, before a large circular disc, perhaps simulating to a large gong? This gong is detailed to the front for "The Reason Manufacturing Co Ltd of Lewis Road, Brighton " and to the reverse "Electrolytic Meters, Prepayment Meters and Midget Meters, Arc Lamps, Fireboxes, Demand Indicators, Time Switches and Street Lighting Fittings." The circular plinth is also detailed "Inventions exploited and perfected". An unusual item, the first we have seen and all in the old bronzed finish. Complete and in good order. Plinth 3.75", rear disc 3.25", height 5.25".  
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Price: 285.00


The Reason Manufacturing Co Brass Figure A32



Wills Capstan Ashtray   A28
Wills Capstan Ashtray A28
Original, quality 1940's, circular pressed glass ashtray, with blue print to the two sides advertsing "Wills's Capstan" brand of cigarettes. Complete and in good order. 5" base diameter + 1.5 tall. 
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Price: 30.00


Meredith and Drew Doulton Biscuit Barrel BB28
Original, quality Royal Doulton ceramic biscuit barrel manufactured circa 1900 to 1930's with both pieces transfer printed to the underside "Royal Doulton England Copyright" and "made especially for Mc Vitae & Price Edinburgh & London". The coloured decoration to the tub has a Dutch scene in green and yellow and all is perfect with not a blemish in sight. This is the first we have seen. Complete and in good and working order. 7" tall including lid and total 6" wide. 
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Price: 145.00


Meredith and Drew Doulton Biscuit Barrel BB28



Huntley and Palmer Ceramic Biscuit Box BB27
Huntley and Palmer Ceramic Biscuit Box BB27
Original, quality white ceramic biscuit box in the form of a chest of drawers manufactured expressly for Huntley and Palmer Biscuits of London Reading in 1905. This example is one of a series of twelve china 'casket' shaped and decorated to simulate a chest of drawers and each lid was decorated with a different nursery rhyme by the artist / illustrator Walter Savage Cooper 1863 / 1943. This example has a picture to the top of the lid entitled "There was a little man and he had a little gun", the underside of the lid has a panel detailing "Huntley & Palmer Biscuit Reading & London" and "Copyright Nursery Rhymes" and the underside of the base has the Royal Doulton Mark and the registration number for the years 1905 / 1906. Some rubbing to the green lines to the top rim of the body section consistent with general use, otherwise in mint condition with no chips or blemishes and complete. Why not collect all twelve for I have only ever seen three different. 5.5" tall x 7.25" x 4.5". 
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Price: 265.00


Blue Ribbon Coffee Glass Jar BJ157
Original, quality pre-war square glass jar with a screw on tin lid. This example has horizontal ribbing to the jar centre and the original detail to the lid for "Blue Ribbon Coffee". A useful very clean jar. Complete and in good and working order. 8.25" tall and 7" diam. Top aperture 4.5". 
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Price: 45.00


Blue Ribbon Coffee Glass Jar BJ157



Oxo Spoon C66
Oxo Spoon C66
Original, quality 1920's long handled nickel teaspoon sized spoon embossed "oxo" to the end and showing considerable wear to the bowl. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order otherwise. 7.5" x 1" x 0.5". 
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Price: 36.00


Worthington Brass Caddy Spoon C63
Original, quality brass tea caddy spoon embossed to the front "Let Worthington's Feed You" and "100 Shops 1936". The reverse is impressed "Made in England J.R.G.L." ( Possibly for the manufacturer J R Gaunt ). Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3" x 1.25" x 1". 
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Price: 45.00


Worthington Brass Caddy Spoon C63



Needle Cabinet DC10
Needle Cabinet DC10
Original, quality late 19th century Haberdashery Shop Counter Cabinet in mahogany with two drawers and a top hinged lid to the third compartment. This cabinet was issued to the retailer stocked with G.L Turneys Best Needles. The top white 'Vitrolite' glass label to the upper section has been replaced with a plain panel, the remains of the original acid etched label is included (see picture) and the two drawers have retained the original etched panels and brass recessed pull handle. All has been cleaned and refinished and is complete and in good and working order, otherwise. 19" x 13" and 10.5" tall. 
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Price: 585.00


Dominion Dairy Co Box DP200
Original, quality pre-war two piece cardboard box used for transporting butter on the railway. This example has green labels to all sides and top for the manufacturer of the original contents 'Dominion Dairy Co Ltd of Aylesbury Bucks". Some scuffing overall but good clean labels and interior. Complete and in good order. 15" x 12" x 5". 
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Price: 75.00


Dominion Dairy Co Box DP200



Ideal Stoneware Footwarmer FW91
Ideal Stoneware Footwarmer FW91
Original, quality 1920's buff coloured stoneware hot water bottle / footwarmer decorated in blue and detailed 'Ideal' in a ribbon swag to each side and "West Bros Battersea" for the retailer to the front. The screw in stopper has a chip under the rim, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. Originally filled with hot water now ideal as a door stop filled with sand. 9" x 5" wide and 5" tall including stopper. 
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Price: 115.00


Doulton Stoneware Footwarmer FW90
Original, quality circa 1900, stoneware footwarmer hot water bottle, decorated in black transfer text "Doultons Improved Footwarmer Lambeth Pottery London" to both sides and to the top front "Palmers Stores Ltd China dept Hammersmith" for the retailer. The top screw out stopper is impressed for Doulton and does have a minor chip, otherwise all is in super order and complete and in good and working order. Originally filled with hot water now ideal asa door stop filled with sand. 9.5" long x 5" tall and 4" wide. 
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Price: 125.00


Doulton Stoneware Footwarmer FW90



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: 56.00


Larger Cadburys Jug J141
Original, quality 1920's two tone glazed stoneware jug with a pouring lip and a strap loop handle. This example has white applied detail in relief of "Cadbury" with the tree logo. A good clean example larger than the size normally found. A minuscule chip to the pouring lip, otherwise complete and in good order. 6.5" tall x 6" wide and 7.25" including handle. 
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Price: 45.00


Larger Cadburys Jug J141



Schweplet Advertising Jug J136
Schweplet Advertising Jug J136
Original, quality post-war white ceramic water jug with an overall blue on white Willow Pattern further detailing"Why Not a Schweplet It Will Improve Your Whisky" to both sides. This example has a pouring lip and a jug handle, is transfer printed to the underside for "James Green & Nephew Ltd London & Hanley". A super little advertising jug but the downside is a short 5/8" long hairline crack to the top rim "down the side". Otherwise all is complete and in good order with some rubbing to the text on one side. 3.75" tall x 4.25" wide. 5.25" wide including handle. 
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Price: 135.00


Cadburys Bournville Jug J132
Original, quality 1920's two tone water glazed jug with a pouring lip to the front, a strap handle to the rear and decorated with white applied ceramic text to the body detailing "Make Drinking Chocolate with Bourneville Cocoa" and "Cadbury", with a tree to the front. Complete and in good order. 6" tall, 4.5" widest and 5.75" front to back including handle. 
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Price: 85.00


Cadburys Bournville Jug J132



Cadbury Stoneware Jug J131
Cadbury Stoneware Jug J131
Original, quality 1920's, two tone glazed stoneware jug with a pouring lip to the front and a strap loop handle to the rear. This example has white applied detail in relief of "Cadbury" with the tree logo. A good clean example, complete and in good order. 6" tall x 4.5" widest and 6.25" front to back including handle. 
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Price: 34.00


Brown Stoneware Pub Jug J90
Original, quality 1920's, coffee brown coloured, glazed counter / bar top water jug, with a waisted neck, a pouring lip, a loop handle to the rear and acid etched to the shoulder "AG Reade Rose and Crown". The lower half of this jug has a stippled texture and the handle to the rear has a super embossed bunch of grapes, with vine leaf detail. An unusual example, complete and in good order. 6.25" tall, 5" diameter body, 6.25" widest including handle. 
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Price: 68.00


Brown Stoneware Pub Jug   J90



Castle Laundry Letter Opener LO25
Castle Laundry Letter Opener LO25
Original, quality 1930's chromed letter opener impressed to the grip "Castle Laundry Ltd Bournemouth" and to the other both side a patent number and a registration number for the year 1933. Complete and in super condition. 9.25" x 0.75". 
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Price: 38.00


Bass Advertising Mirror M161
Original, quality 1920's / 30's rectangular shaped advertising mirror in the original oak frame. This example is detailed "Draught Bass" with the red triangular logo to the mirror and "Bass & Co Ltd" impressed to the frame and ivorine swags to the top "By Appointment Brewers to HM The King & HRH The Prince of Wales". The frame also has two copper emblems, the Prince of Wales Feathers and the Royal Coat of Arms. All original and in super condition. Exterior 22.5" x 18.25" x 0.75". Visible mirror 16.5" x 12.5". 
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Price: 485.00


Bass Advertising Mirror M161



Meux's Advertising Mirror M160
Meux's Advertising Mirror M160
Original, quality 1920's oval plaster framed bevelled wall mirror with a simulated wood grained finish and a beaded edge. This clean example is detailed to the upper section of the mirror glass with the horseshoe 'trade mark' and "Meux's" for Friary Meux Ales. The plaster frame still has faint traces of other transfer details of "Friary Meux's Ales" and all is complete and in good order. Exterior 31.75" x 20.5" x 1.5" front to back. Visible mirror 26.5" x 14.75". 
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Price: 230.00


Old Priory Scotch Whisky Mirror M156
Original, quality late 19th century advertising mirror with bevelled edges in the original mahogany frame. This example for an unusual brand of Whiskey details "Old Priory Scotch Whisky" in gilt letters to the back of the mirror glass. Although all original and complete the mirror surface has many blemishes. The original mahogany backing board has been retained with two mirror plates affixed to the side for wall mounting. Exterior 19.25" tall x 20" x 1 1/8". Visible mirror 18" tall x 18.75". 
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Price: 450.00


Old Priory Scotch Whisky Mirror M156



Pratts Map of Roads to Goodwood M87
Pratts Map of Roads to Goodwood M87
Original, quality multicoloured and detailed map produced in 1930 by "Pratts Petroleum Company" in the original narrow oak frame. This example is one of many different prints of maps painted by A.E Taylor and entitled " Pratts High Test plan of the Roads to Goodwood" with details of points of interest on the route from " London to Chichester". All is super condition with a repapered back incorporating the original Boots Picture Framing Dept paper label. Other maps in this set may well be available. Complete and in good order. 30.5" x 21" x 0.5" front to back.  
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Price: 265.00


Pair of Cadburys BournVita Mugs M24
Original, quality 1950 / 60's cream coloured bakelite ? drinking mugs in the form of a bedtime faces with eyes shut and a side handle. The underside is embossed "Cadbury's BournVita". Complete and in good and working order. 4" tall, top 3" diam and 4.25" wide including handle. 
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Cadburys BournVita Mugs M24



Bovril Mug M11
Bovril Mug M11
Original, quality 1920's, white ceramic mug with a side handle and three transfer printed shield panels inset with "Bovril". The mug is decorated with gold lines around the edges and "Made in England" under the foot. Complete and in good order. 3.25" x 3".  
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Price: 36.00


Oxo Coronation Tin Money Box MB42
Original, quality red decorated and transfer printed Oxo tin issued to commemorate the coronation of King Edward VIII in 1937 that never took place. This tin when sold contained twelve oxo cubes and was designed to be used as a money box when empty of the cubes. The top shows King Edward on a coin and the reverse, Westminster Abbey. All is in superb condition clean and bright and complete and in good order. An unusual example issued by the Oxo Company. 4.25" x 2.25" x 3.25".  
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Price: 75.00


Oxo Coronation Tin Money Box MB42



Tigars Mineral Water Matchstriker MS37
Tigars Mineral Water Matchstriker MS37
Original, quality 1920's decorated and glazed stoneware matchstriker with a colourful decoration to the lower half and a top section for striking the matches. The body is detailed for "R.E. Tigar's Mineral Water". One chip to the lower rim and other minor chips to the top match section, otherwise complete and in good and working order. 3.5" tall and 3.75" base. 
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Price: 65.00


Glass Rolling Ruler, 2 available R51
Original, quality 1920's clear glass tube, acid etched to one side "Use Moncrieffs Inks". This 12" long tube was a rolling ruler used with dip pens to draw horizontal lines. This is the first we have seen and all is complete and in good order. 12" x 0.75" diam. Price is for each. 
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Price: 65.00


Glass Rolling Ruler, 2 available R51



Allinson Flour Ceramic Rolling Pin RP15
Allinson Flour Ceramic Rolling Pin RP15
Original, quality late 19th century white ceramic rolling pin with a removable wooden spindle with handgrips. The ceramic roll is transfer decorated "Use Allinson Whole Wheat Flour for all purposes". Complete and in good and working order with not a blemish in sight. Ceramic roll 10" x 2.5". Total 18" long. 
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Price: 365.00


K Shoes Brass Shoe Horn SH20
Original, quality 1920's / 30's small sheet brass shoe horn, detailed to one end "Wear K Shoes". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 5.75" x 1.5" x 0.5". 
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Price: 38.00


K Shoes Brass Shoe Horn SH20



Ceramic Spirit Pourer SP12
Ceramic Spirit Pourer SP12
Original, quality 1920's ceramic spirit pourer with nickel mounts. This unusual example is detailed for "Mackinlay's Scotch Whisky" to both sides. Complete and in good and working order. 5.5" x 2" x 1". 
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Price: 65.00


Ceramic Spirit Pourer SP11
Original, quality 1920's ceramic spirit pourer with nickel mounts. This unusual example is detailed for "Cadenhead's Green Label Rum" to both sides and "Bowkers No 84317". Complete and in good and working order. 5.5" x 1.75" x 1". 
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Price: 65.00


Ceramic Spirit Pourer SP11



Circular Worthington Tray T135
Circular Worthington Tray T135
Original, quality 1940's circular pressed plywood drinks tray with a good grained finish and inlaid to the centre "Worthington" and to the reverse "14" and "This is genuine Sanenwood". A very clean example and complete and in good and working order. 9.75" diam x 1". 
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Price: 38.00


Circular Worthington Tray T134
Original, quality 1940's circular pressed plywood drinks tray with a good grained finish and inlaid to the centre "Worthington" and to the reverse "10 Made in England" and "This is genuine Sanenwood". A very clean example and complete and in good and working order. 13" diam x 1". 
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Price: 56.00


Circular Worthington Tray T134



Brooke Bond Beef Cube Tin T71
Brooke Bond Beef Cube Tin T71
Original, quality 1930's / 40's square tin for Brooke Bond Beef Cubes priced at "1d each". Not a common tin and not in mint condition but a good clean example. Complete and in good order. 4.5" x 4.5" x 1.75". 
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Price: 38.00


Huntley and Palmers Biscuit Vesta Case VC8
Original, quality bronze vesta case manufacturer for Huntley and Palmers circa 1890, by Schutz of Vienna, as a promotional item. This is in the form of the Huntley and Palmers 'Albert' biscuit and was originally covered in biscuit coloured paint. Impressed to the front, as in the biscuit 'Huntley and Palmers Albert' and to the reverse "Made in Vienna". Complete and in good and working order. 2" diam x 0.25".  
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Price: 250.00


Huntley and Palmers Biscuit Vesta Case VC8



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

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