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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



Wrought Iron Bale Hook AT49
Wrought Iron Bale Hook AT49
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron bale hook with a 'D' shaped closed grip and a good stout pointed hook. The grip is impressed 'CK' for a previous owner. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

4.5" x 8.5" x 4.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 65.00


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


Sheep Bell on Yew Wood Yoke B291
Original, quality mid to late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron 'Clucket' bell on the original Yew wood Yoke suspended with old leather harness and wedges, one in Yew the other in bone. Worn by sheep on the downs. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is good and working order with a great distinctive sound.

Bell 5.5" x 3" x 4.5".

Total 10.5" x 8.5" x 3".

 
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Price: 165.00


Sheep Bell on Yew Wood Yoke B291



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


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 C17
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, 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, 3 available C16



Lignum Vitae Chog C14
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, 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, 2 available C13



Lignum Vitae Chog C10
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


Heatherwold 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


Heatherwold 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


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



Farnworth Brass Waggon Wheel Hub Cap HC12
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


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



Wrought Iron Sack Closure ? M29
Wrought Iron Sack Closure ? M29
Original, quality 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron sack closure. This item has a ratchet tightening system to one end. This is all we can think this item is, unless you know otherwise ?. In good order.

Closed 14" x 2" x 1".

Open 28.5" long.

 
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Price: 45.00


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



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



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


Arnold Foster Mother VT60
Original, quality 1950's glazed stoneware feeder for suckling piglets. This "Foster Mother" can feed nine piglets at a time if necessary with black teats fitted around the outlet points and this example has the original electric heating element for warming up the liquid feed. Transfer printed for the manufacturer "Arnold & Sons, 84 Wigmore St, London W.I." and with the registration number for the year 1950. One chip to one outlet lip otherwise complete and in good order.

13" tall including element.

Main body 9.5" diam.

10.25" base.

 
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Price: 230.00


Arnold Foster Mother VT60

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