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Drainage Scoop AT48
Drainage Scoop AT48
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron drainage scoop with the original very long oak shaft. The wrought iron scoop is stamped to the neck "Griffin" for the maker. Tthe ironwork has been cleaned and lacquered and the shaft waxed. Complete and in good and working order.

Total 74.5" long x 14" x 4.5".

 
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Price: 135.00


Wrought Iron Implement AT43
Original, quality 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron implement/instrument of an unknown purpose. This well made item has shaped prongs with softball tips, and the mounting spike is chiselled for mounting in lead? or wooden shaft. Has been cleaned and lacquered and is in good order.

11.5" x 6.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 65.00


Wrought Iron Implement AT43



Pair of PigsKin Gaiters B4
Pair of PigsKin Gaiters B4
Pair of original, 1920's men's gamekeepers type of brown pigskin leather gaiters with the original leather thong laces. These good sized gaiters with the laces are complete and in good and usable condition.

12" tall at the back.

 
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Price: 45.00


Police Alarm / Bird Scarer BS7
Original, quality late 19th century bird scarer or policeman's alarm. This example is made in stained beech with a replacement splat in ash. All is now complete and in good and working order.

Body 10.5" x 4.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 85.00


Police Alarm / Bird Scarer BS7



Police Alarm / Birdscarer BS6
Police Alarm / Birdscarer BS6
Original, quality, late 19th century, policeman's alarm rattle or a very good birdscarer. This super example has the handle in beech, the splatts in ash and the main body in lacewood. The underside is carved "Flint", probably the original owner's name. All is complete, in super order and very loud.

Body 8.5" x 4" and 1.25".

Total tall including handle 10".

 
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Price: 115.00


1937 Royal Counties Agricultural Souvenir CC229
Original, quality 1937 nickel plated on brass souvenir ashtray with embossed details "Royal Counties Agricultural Society", "Hackney Horse Society", " To mark The Coronation of His Majesty King George VI", "From Nigel C. Colman M.P. President" and "Reading 1937". Complete and in superb order.

4.5" diam x 0.5" tall.

 
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Price: 135.00


1937 Royal Counties Agricultural Souvenir CC229



Lignum Vitae Chog C15
Lignum Vitae Chog C15
Original, quality, late 19th century, tethering chog turned in lignum vitae, as used to tether single grazing animals i.e. horse, goat or sheep. This would be used with a loose noosed chain or rope to keep the animal from choking. Complete and in good order. Lignum vitae is one of the few, very heavy woods that will not float and is ideal for lathe turning.

3.5" tall.

3.25" wide approx.

Price is for each.

Please state which is required when ordering on-line.

 
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Price: 56.00


Lignum Vitae Chog 2 available C14
Original, quality, late 19th Century, tethering chog turned in lignum vitae, as used to tether single grazing animals i.e. horse, goat or sheep. This would be used with a loose noosed chain or rope to keep the animal from choking. Complete and in good order. Lignum vitae is one of the few, very heavy woods that will not float and is ideal for lathe turning.

3.5" tall and 3.25" wide approx.

Price is for each.

Please state which is required when ordering on-line.

 
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Price: 56.00


Lignum Vitae Chog 2 available C14



Lignum Vitae Chog, 3 available C13
Lignum Vitae Chog, 3 available C13
Original, quality, late 19th Century, tethering chog turned in lignum vitae, as used to tether single grazing animals i.e. horse, goat or sheep. This would be used with a loose noosed chain or rope to keep the animal from choking. Complete and in good order. Lignum vitae is one of the few, very heavy woods that will not float and is ideal for lathe turning.

3.5" tall.

3.25" diameter.

Price is for each.

Please state which is required when ordering on-line.

 
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Price: 56.00


Lignum Vitae Chog C10
Original, quality, late 19th century, tethering chog turned in lignum vitae, as used to tether single grazing animals i.e. horse, goat or sheep. This would be used with a loose noosed chain or rope to keep the animal from choking. Complete and in good order. Lignum vitae is one of the few, very heavy woods that will not float and is ideal for lathe turning.

3.5" tall.

3.25" diameter.

 
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Price: 56.00


Lignum Vitae Chog C10



Large Galvanised Water Tank G11
Large Galvanised Water Tank G11
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped deep, rivetted galvanised water tank, ideal for a water butt or garden planter. This good sturdy and well preserved tank has three drilled holes to one side and one to the other, all previously for water feed etc, otherwise all is complete and in good order.

23" tall.

36" x 24".

 
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Price: 156.00


Parkes Trenching Spade GH129
Original, quality 1920's unused steel shield shaped trenching spade on the original long ash shaft. The spade is impressed to the face "Parkes" and "All Steel Wheel Brand". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Total length 63.5" x 10.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 65.00


Parkes Trenching Spade GH129



Elwell Slasher GH87
Elwell Slasher GH87
Original, quality, pre-war, wrought iron hedging slasher, with the original hickory shaft. The blade is impressed "Elwell 4138-10" for the manufacturer and is fitted to the shaft with three rivets. All is in superb condition, complete and in good and working order.

45.5" x 2" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 45.00


Thornbury Brass Waggon Wheel Hub Cap HC13
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass hubcap from a waggon wheel hub. This example is impressed for the waggon builder "A. Heaton Builder Thornbury". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good order.

2.5" tall x 2.5" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00


Thornbury Brass Waggon Wheel Hub Cap HC13



Franworth Brass Waggon Wheel Hub Cap HC12
Franworth Brass Waggon Wheel Hub Cap HC12
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass hubcap from a waggon wheel hub. This example is impressed for the waggon builder "S. Halliwell & Co Farnworth Waggon Works". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

2.5" tall x 2.75" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00


Broadheath Brass Waggon Hub Cover HC4
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass hub cap from the axle of a horse drawn waggon or cart. This example is impressed to the top "J. Clarke Builder Broadheath" for the waggon maker. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

2.75" tall x 3.5" widest.

 
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Price: 56.00


Broadheath Brass Waggon Hub Cover HC4



Pair of Cast Iron Rams Mantel Ornaments MO52
Pair of Cast Iron Rams Mantel Ornaments MO52
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast iron mantel ornaments in the form of Rams. A true pair one facing left and the other to the right. All in an old or the original black paintwork and complete and in good order.

Each 9" x 2" front to back.

6.25" tall.

 
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Price: 145.00


Doulton Sanitary Fountain PF10
Original, quality late 19th century two tone glazed stoneware bird drinker / feeder with a recessed access to the front, transfer decorated with leaves and flowers and "Sanitary Fountain Doulton Lambeth" and with the registration for the year 1896. This example is impressed "3P" to the shoulder for the size, three pints. The principle is self filling and the birds cannot soil the food or water.

9.5" x 5" diam.

 
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Price: 165.00


Doulton Sanitary Fountain PF10



Old Calabar Enamel Sign S330
Old Calabar Enamel Sign S330
Original, quality 1920's horizontal rectangular shaped enamel advert detailing "Old Calabar, Dog, Poultry & Game Foods" in upper cased text, black, yellow and blue, all on a white background. This example has six screw holes for mounting and rusty chips to the enamel on most edges, otherwise complete and in good order.

36" x 12".

 
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Price: 300.00


Sheep Clucket Bell on Yoke S14
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron 'Clucket' bell on the original Yew wood Yoke. These Yokes were fashioned by the Shepherd and were worn by sheep when grazing, a distinctive, recognisable sound in the mist etc.. Some minor repairs to the wood, replacement leathers made to suit and the bell has been cleaned and lacquered. All is complete and in good and working order.

Total length 14".

Yoke 8" x 3.75"x 1.25.

Bell 5.5" x 5" x 3".

 
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Price: 156.00


Sheep Clucket Bell on Yoke S14



Double Sprung Sheep Shears S11
Double Sprung Sheep Shears S11
Original, quality late 19th century smaller than average double sprung cast steel sheep shears. Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 10.75" x 3.25" open x 1" front to back. 
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Price: 45.00


Ward No 110 Sheep Shears S10
Original, quality late 19th century cast steel double sprung sheep shears with the maker's mark detailing "Ward Sheffield No 110" to each blade. Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 14" x 3.5" x 1.5". 
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Price: 56.00


Ward No 110 Sheep Shears S10



Double Sprung Sheep Shears S9
Double Sprung Sheep Shears S9
Original, quality late 19th century cast steel double sprung sheep shears with a slot and wing nut adjustment system. Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 13" x 3.75" open and 1.5" front to back. 
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Price: 56.00


Cranked Sheep Shears S8
Original, quality late 19th century cast steel cranked sheep shears in very, very clean condition. Ideal for topiary work. Each blade is impressed for the manufacturer 'Ward of Sheffield' and "No 30". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 12.75" x 4" and 1.5" front to back. 
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Price: 45.00


Cranked Sheep Shears S8



Cast Steel Sheep Shears S7
Cast Steel Sheep Shears S7
Original, quality 1920's smaller than average cast steel sheep shears, stamped "Grasshopper 155 Made in England". Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 10" x 3" closed x 1" front to back. 
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Price: 38.00


Ward No 33 ½ Sheep Shears S6
Original, quality late 19th century near unused pair of cast steel sheep shears, of a standard design but very very clean. Both blades are impressed 'Cast Steel' and "WRP Ward Sheffield No 33 ½". Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 13.25" x 5.5" open and 1.5" front to back. 
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Price: 36.00


Ward No 33  Sheep Shears S6



Pair of Sheep Shears S5
Pair of Sheep Shears S5
Pair of original, quality 1920's / 30's, cast iron and steel sheep shears with turned applewood handles and stamped to the wrought iron stem for the manufacturer "Burman and Sons Ltd" , "War Time Finish" and "Made in England". The metalwork has been cleaned and lacquered and the grips polished. All is complete and in good and working order. 10.5" long, 4.5" widest 1.5" front to back.  
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Price: 56.00


Round Based Staddle Stone, several available SST2
Original quality, 19th century or older, two piece staddle stone in Bath stone. A good selection is normally available in stock, nicely coloured and weathered and most with lichen and mosses to the top and some sides. These two piece stones were originally used to support timber built corn store buildings, to keep air circulating beneath and hence the damp out and the 'lid' would keep out rats and mice etc. These buildings would always have lift-off steps which were hooked up on the side wall when not in use, hence no access for vermin. All are complete and in good order and separate pictures of particular stones can be forwarded if required.

The stones vary in size but generally are 26" to 30" tall.

18" to 22" wide cap.

16" to 20" wide at foot of base.

Price is for each two piece staddle stone.

 
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Price: 350.00


Round Based Staddle Stone, several available SST2



Ransome Tractor Spanner T119
Ransome Tractor Spanner T119
Original, quality 1920's double ended wrought iron spanner embossed to one side for "Ransomes" the farm machinery and Tractor manufacturer. The other side has a code number 689 or similar?. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

11.75" x 3".

 
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Price: 56.00


Ransomes Tractor Spanner, 2 available T118
Original, quality 1920's double ended wrought iron spanner embossed to one side for "Ransomes" the farm machinery and Tractor manufacturer. The other side has a code number 689 or similar?. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

10.5" x 2.5".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00


Ransomes Tractor Spanner, 2 available T118



Lister Spanner T107
Lister Spanner T107
Original, quality pre-war double ended forged steel spanner with provision for 5/8" and 9/16" nuts, embossed to the shaft "Lister England". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

11" x 2.25" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 36.00


Nicholsons Spanner T106
Original, quality pre-war double ended forged steel spanner. This example is embossed "Nicholsons " to one side and "6707" to the other. Cleaned and lacquered with some minor pitting, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

12.75" x 2.25" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 56.00


Nicholsons  Spanner T106



Fordson Tractor Spanner 3 available T103
Fordson Tractor Spanner 3 available T103
Original, quality pre-war forged steel spanner for a hexagonal nut 2.25" wide. The shaft is embossed "Fordson" and "N-17029". Some minor pitting, cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

10" x 3.5" x 0.5".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 38.00


Reed Sickle T92
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, thick bladed blacksmith made wrought iron sickle on a good long ash shaft. All in super condition and appears un-used. The iron is stamped "Brades Co" and all has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

48" x 11" and 1".

 
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Price: 156.00


Reed Sickle T92



Circular Cast Iron Feeder T36
Circular Cast Iron Feeder T36
Original, quality late 19th century circular cast iron animal feed trough in the 'Mexican Hat' shape. Very heavy and very solid embossed 'Globe' to the inside for the manufacturer. Complete and in good and working order.

34" diam x height of sides 6".

10.5" tallest at centre.

 
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Price: 156.00


Circular Cast Iron Feeder T35
Original, quality late 19th century circular cast iron animal feed trough in the 'Mexican Hat' shape. Very heavy and very solid. Complete and in good and working order.

27" diam.

7.5" tallest.

Height of sides 5".

 
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Price: 115.00


Circular Cast Iron Feeder T35



Cast Iron Trough T15
Cast Iron Trough T15
Original, quality late 19th century long and narrow cast iron animal feed or water trough, with wrought iron curved bar over the top to prevent livestock spoiling the feed by walking in it. A good clean usable example but could be drilled for drainage for use as a planter. Complete and in good and working order.

50" x 13" plus 9" tall.

 
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Price: 185.00


Cast Iron Feeder / Water Trough T14
Original, quality late 19th century, rectangular shaped water / feed trough with tapered sides. All in the original weathered finish, with some lichen covering. Will hold water and is complete and in good order.

13.5" tall.

Top 25" x 19".

Base 20" x 13".

 
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Price: 185.00


Cast Iron Feeder / Water Trough T14

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