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Whebar Animal Food Card Advert A145
Whebar Animal Food Card Advert A145
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped shop hanging card advert with white on red text detailing "Ask for The New Feeding Meal", "Whebar" and "For all Kinds of Stock". Complete with hanging cord loop and in super condition.

14.5" x 5.5".

 
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Price: 65.00


Derby Poultry Meal Card Advert A144
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped shop hanging card advert with white on blue text detailing "Use Greensmith's Derby Poultry Meal, best and cheapest". Complete with hanging cord loop and in super condition.

14.5" x 5.5".

 
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Price: 65.00


Derby Poultry Meal Card Advert A144



Spratts Chikko Tin Shelf Advert A138
Spratts Chikko Tin Shelf Advert A138
Original, quality pre-war blue type on yellow background, shop display shelf strip advert detailing "Start your chicks right with Spratts Chikko (in bags)". Two minor dents otherwise very bright and clean and complete and in good order.

20.5" x 1 1/8" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 135.00


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


Drainage Scoop AT48



Wrought Iron Implement AT43
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


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


Pair of PigsKin Gaiters B4



Police Alarm / Bird Scarer BS7
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 / 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


Police Alarm / Birdscarer BS6



1937 Royal Counties Agricultural Souvenir CC229
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


Lignum Vitae Chog C17
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.

3.25" tall.

3.75" diameter.

 
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Price: 56.00


Lignum Vitae Chog C17



Lignum Vitae Chog, 3 available C16
Lignum Vitae Chog, 3 available C16
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.

3.25" 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 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.

 
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Price: 56.00


Lignum Vitae Chog C14



Lignum Vitae Chog, 2 available C13
Lignum Vitae Chog, 2 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



Newbury Creamery Milk Churn DP255
Newbury Creamery Milk Churn DP255
Original, quality pre-war seventeen-gallon steel milk churn embossed "The Newbury Creamery" around the band. Some small rust holes to the floor, lid missing and overall weathered finish, will not hold water but generally in good order otherwise. Other similar churns may well be available.

28" x 13.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


Heatherwood Dairy Newbury Milk Churn DP254
Original, quality pre-war seventeen-gallon steel milk churn embossed "Heatherwold Dairy Newbury" around the band. Some small rust holes to the floor, lid missing and overall weathered finish, will not hold water but generally in good order otherwise. Other similar churns may well be available.

28" tall x 13.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


Heatherwood Dairy Newbury Milk Churn DP254



CWS Steel Milk Churn DP253
CWS Steel Milk Churn DP253
Original, quality pre-war seventeen-gallon steel milk churn embossed "CWS.D" around the band for the Co-operative Wholesale Society Dairy. Some small rust holes to the floor, lid missing and overall weathered finish, will not hold water but generally in good order otherwise. Other similar churns may well be available.

28" tall x 13.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


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


Large Galvanised Water Tank G11



Parkes Trenching Spade GH129
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


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


Elwell Slasher GH87



Thornbury Brass Waggon Wheel Hub Cap HC13
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


Farnworth 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


Farnworth Brass Waggon Wheel Hub Cap HC12



Broadheath Brass Waggon Hub Cover HC4
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


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


Pair of Cast Iron Rams Mantel Ornaments MO52



Huxleys of Colnbrook Nameplate NP362
Huxleys of Colnbrook Nameplate NP362
Original, quality post-war small brass manufacturer's nameplate with two screw holes for mounting. This example details "Huxleys Agricultural Machinery Supplies Limited Poyle Trading Estate Colnbrook". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

3" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 34.00


Mc Dougall Sheep Dip Award P27
Original, quality silver plated trophy in mint condition and presented in "1912" by "Mc Dougall Bros, Sheep Dip Makers of Manchester" at the "Poulton Fat Stock Show". This super example shows no rubbing or wear to the silver plating and is engraved with the above details plus the heads, engraved in fine detail, of a Horse, Ram and Cow. Complete and in good order.

3.75" x 3.5" base diam.

4.75" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 135.00


Mc Dougall Sheep Dip Award P27



Doulton Sanitary Fountain PF10
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


Coopers Dips Please Shut The Gate Enamel Plaque S346
Original, quality 1920's narrow enamel sign detailing "PleaseShut the Gate and use Cooper's Dips" ( Sheep Dips ) in dark blue text on a yellow background. Some chipping to the enamel on three of the four corner screw holes and the odd surface chips elsewhere to the enamel. A most unusual enamel plaque and complete and in good order otherwise.

13.75" x 2.75".

 
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Price: 250.00


Coopers Dips Please Shut The Gate Enamel Plaque S346



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


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


Double Sprung Sheep Shears S11



Ward No 110 Sheep Shears S10
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


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


Double Sprung Sheep Shears S9



Cranked Sheep Shears S8
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


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


Cast Steel Sheep Shears S7



Ward No 33  Sheep Shears S6
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


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


Pair of Sheep Shears S5



Round Based Staddle Stone, several available SST2
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


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


Ransome Tractor Spanner T119



Ransomes Tractor Spanner, 2 available T118
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


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


Lister Spanner T107



Nicholsons  Spanner T106
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


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


Fordson Tractor Spanner 3 available T103



Reed Sickle T92
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


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 T36



Circular Cast Iron Feeder T35
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


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 Trough T15



Cast Iron Feeder / Water Trough T14
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

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