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1917 Brass Shellcase with Wooden Nose
1917 Brass Shellcase with Wooden Nose
Original, quality First World War 16.5" long brass shellcase with a later top insert turned in oak coloured stained beech and very realistic. The base has been plugged to the centre and is surrounded with various impressed marks "R.L", "1.74", "3" and "20 cwt" and with the war dept broad arrow mark. The brass has been polished and lacquered and all is in good order.

22" tall.

4.5" widest.

 
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Peal and Co Folding Boot Jack
Original, quality 1920's folding boot jack in beech with brass fittings and an ivorine label for the manufacturer "Peal & Co. 487 Oxford St London, Hunting & Military Bootmakers". Three old wormholes, now well treated and complete and in good and working order.

Open for use 11.5" x 4" x 2.5".

Folded 11.5" x 2" x 2".

 
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Peal and Co Folding Boot Jack



Large Swan Dairy Shop Fresh Egg Display
Large Swan Dairy Shop Fresh Egg Display
Original, quality 1920's large ceramic Swan Shop Display container for Fresh Eggs ?, Fresh Fruit ? or flowers perhaps ? This super example has some damage but is a stunner nevertheless. The head has been off and glued back, there is an old hairline crack to the neck, the tip of one wing feather is missing and there is a nice old crazed finish overall. The underside is embossed "No 2 England".

14" tall.

11.5" wide.

15.5" front to back.

 
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Blue Glass Oil Lamp
Original, quality 1920's Bristol blue coloured moulded glass oil lamp hand with a cup handle, a brass burner and a glass chimney. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

6" tall plus 6.5" chimney.

Base 4" diam.

5.5" wide including handle.

 
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Blue Glass Oil Lamp



Oval Copper Kettle
Oval Copper Kettle
Original, quality late 19th century medium sized oval shaped copper kettle with an embossed oval lid, a front spout and an opaline glass handle. This example has seen very little use if any and is in super condition with just a couple of very, very tiny dents. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

10.5" tall including handle.

7" wide.

11.5" including spout.

 
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Deep Copper Fry Pan
Original, quality 1920's / 30's heavy gauge deep copper frypan with sloping sides and a heavy cast brass side handle with a hanging hole to the end. This huge Hotel Quality pan is stamped to the side "L.S" for a previous owner and with the logo for the manufacturer "Leon Jaegi & Sons Ltd Coppersmith 29 Dean St London W.1". Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Would require re-tinning if needed for cooking, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

Pan 12" x 3.75".

Total length including handle 22.75".

Base 9.5" diam.

 
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Deep Copper Fry Pan



Copper Ice Cream Bombe
Copper Ice Cream Bombe
Original, quality late 19th century smaller than normally found three piece ice cream bombe with a good tinned interior, a lift off lid with a ring grip and a screw on / off brass foot which is also a release 'valve' when emptying the ice cream out. The side is impressed "Temple & Crook Motcomb St SW" (London) and "6" and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

4" tall x 3.75" widest.

 
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Sheffield Plated Tea Caddy
Original, quality mid to late 19th century casket shaped small copper tea caddy with a hinged lid to the top and canted corners. This example has a rope twist trim to the top and base edges and was all originally Sheffield plated, traces of which have remained to the interior and underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

3" tall x 3.75" x 3".

 
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Sheffield Plated Tea Caddy



Enamelled Post No Bills
Enamelled Post No Bills
Original, quality circa 1900, curved enamel plaque with yellow detail on a bright green background. Each corner has a countersunk screw hole for mounting to a telegraph pole. The details are in both Southern Irish and English stating. "Post No Bills". Some chips to the enamel at the corners otherwise complete and in good order; a really clean and bright enamel plaque.

8" x 5.25".

0.75" front to back.

 
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Cast Iron Cycle Stand
Original, quality 1920's, cycle stand. This superb example has a detailed cast iron base in the form of a styalised creature with a lion's head, four clawed feet and is embossed "The Willbro Norwich". These were used to display cycles in shops or exhibitions and would hold the cycle off the floor with the hub resting on the support, the front wheel between the prongs and the main frame clamped in the mount. All has been cleaned and repainted black and is complete and in good and working order.

21" tall x 8.5" wide at base and 15" front to back.

 
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Cast Iron Cycle Stand



Glass Lime Cream Jar and Lid, 2 available
Glass Lime Cream Jar and Lid, 2 available
Original, quality early 19th century freeblown clear glass tall jar with lid and the original paper label detailing "Glycerine & Lime Cream for the hair prepared by J.W. Cocks Pharmaceutical Chemist Castle Circus Torquay". The jar neck and stopper are ground to fit and both have good pontil marks to the undersides. Compete and in good order.

9.75" tall.

4.25" body diam.

3.5" stopper diam.

Price is for each.

 
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Carved Oak Bellows
Original, quality pair of late 19th century carved oak fireside bellows. These bellows have been fully refur-bished with new leather and brass studs and are now complete and in good and working order. The brass nozzle has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the rest hs been cleaned and waxed. The top has carved acanthus leaf designs and a motto? "Wind Feeds Fire" and "Words Ire".

21" x 7.5" x 2.5" closed.

 
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Carved Oak Bellows



Pendant Electric Bell Press
Pendant Electric Bell Press
Original, quality 1920's, electric pendant bell press, rewired with new two core silk covered flex and for use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock and many other bell fittings of differing types may well be available. This unusual example turned in Walnut has ivorine fittings and is fashioned in the form of an acorn. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

Switch 3" tall including fittings.

1.25" diameter plus 9ft flex.

 
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Ebony Pin Stand
Original, quality circa 1900, circular ebony pin dispenser with the original wrap of dressmakers pins. The underside is impressed "Real Ebony" and shows a split in the ebony grain. Complete and in good order otherwise and the first we have seen.

1.5" tall.

2.75" base diam.

 
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Ebony Pin Stand



Brass Interior Electric Bell Push, 2 matching available
Brass Interior Electric Bell Push, 2 matching available
Original, quality 1920's interior brass electric bell push with a circular brass backplate with a raised decorative mount and a turned ebony central push button. For use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock and many other bell fittings of differing types may also be available. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 3.5" square.

Total 1" front to back.

Price is for each.

 
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Engraved 'Punch Cover' Brass Tray
Original, quality pre-war engraved rectangular shaped brass drinks tray or wall plaque ? The first we have seen. This superb example has raised sides and a very detailed engraved picture to the floor with every appearance of the artwork for a cover of the weekly Punch magazine. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

13" x 11" x 0.5".

 
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Engraved 'Punch Cover' Brass Tray



Brass Spirit Level with Rulers
Brass Spirit Level with Rulers
Original, quality late 19th century unusual ebony and brass spirit level with built in 8" brass ruler. This example, the first we have seen, has a solid brass top plate with a phoenix "trademark", a decorative viewing panel to the bubble and is detailed "Best proven level tube" and "Warranted" an 8" brass ruler is inset to the full length of each side. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

8" x 1.25" x 1" tall.

 
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Pair of Nickel Candle Students Lamps
Original, quality pair of late 19th century nickel plated candle student reading lamps with the original reflector top cowls and with working replacement candles. This super pair appear very near unused, have no dents or damage and have the original manufacturer's plates for "A. Barrett & Sons 53 & 64 Piccadilly London W". Great to be a pair and to be complete and in good and working order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

16" tall x base 4" diam.

Cowl 3.5" diam of face.

 
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Pair of Nickel Candle Students Lamps



Set of 3 Frosted Glass Electric Light Fittings
Set of 3 Frosted Glass Electric Light Fittings
Set of three matching original, quality 1920's most unusual electric light fittings with frosted glass cylindrical shades, brass shade holders and frosted glass "Rings of Saturn". These superb lights have been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. Fully overhauled and with replacement brass ceiling roses and lengths of brass chain are included. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. The frosted glass rings are replacements made to suit copied from the chipped originals. These are the first we have seen of this model.

Light 10.5" tall, plus 12" chain, plus 2" ceiling rose.

Ring of Saturn 9.5".

Cylinders 4.5" diam.

Price is for the set.

 
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Glazed Bookcase
Original, quality 1920's light oak bookcase / cabinet with a pair of glazed doors over a low but deeper cupboard with panelled doors. Both the pairs of doors have matching oak knobs and ball catches and the glazed section has three fixed shelves. All is in super condition with a good honey coloured oak and is complete and in good and working order. note: This piece of furniture is all one piece.

62" tall x 36" wide x 16.5" front to back at base.

12.5" front to back at top.

Shelves 9.75" deep.

 
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Glazed Bookcase



Wilcox and Gibbs Sewing Machine
Wilcox and Gibbs Sewing Machine
Original, quality late 19th century Wilcox & Gibbs Sewing Machine in the original mahogany carrying case, with the original tin accessory box with a few fittings and needles and the original operating manual. This machine is complete and in good and working order, with much of the original gold lined decoration and gloss to the black paintwork. The working plate has many details of origin and patent dates throughout the world, with the latest UK patent date being 1871. The mahogany case has a brass carry handle to the top, a lockable door to one end with a key and the original finish. The toolbox in tin has a wood grained finish and the operating instructions brochure is near complete, but a little oily. A well above average example of a very pretty machine.

Box 12" x 14" and 9.5" wide.

Base of machine 12.5" x 8" x 1".

 
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Brass Coin Detector
Original, quality, brass plate, with slots for nine different sized coins patented in 1853. This brass plate was fitted onto the shop counter. Its purpose was to test coins for counterfeits, a coin was placed in the relative slot and if correct in weight and size, it depressed the rocker balance below the slot and fell into the drawer below, faulty coins would not go through the slot or stayed in the slot. The slots on this example, each with its own rocker balance, are marked "Sixpence, Fourpence, Threepence, Half Sovereign. Sovereign, Shilling, Florin, Half Crown and Crown". The brass top plate has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A most unusual coin scale / detector, complete and in good and working order.

Brass face 6" x 4".

Max 1" tall including mechanism.

 
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Brass Coin Detector



Decorated Ebony Police Truncheon
Decorated Ebony Police Truncheon
Original, quality 1920's / 30's ebony truncheon in the standard Police Issue pattern but with a transfer decoration of the Royal Crown over 'GR' in script. This detail could be for the Reign of either King George V or VI. All is complete and in good order and a great looker.

14.5" x 1.5" x 1.5".

 
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Brass Spirit Level in Zinc Case
Original, quality late 19th century superb brass spirit level in the original lacquer with two mahogany finials and a protective slide over cover to the glass bubble window. The rectangular plinth is impressed three time with a previous owners name "B. Woolgar". This level still has its tunnel shaped zinc case with the lid to one end and all is complete and in good and working order.

Level 10" x 1.5" x 2".

Case 10" x 1.5" x 2".

 
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Brass Spirit Level in Zinc Case



"Post No Bills" Curved Enamel Sign
Original, quality 1920's / 30's curved enamel plaque with white text on a bright red background. Each corner has a countersunk screw hole for mounting to the telegraph pole. This example details "GR" with a crown between for the reign of King George V 1912 to 1936. A very clean example with just one area of damage to the enamel on the left hand side, otherwise complete and in good order.

6.75" x 5.25" plus 0.75" front to back at centre.

 
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Huntley and Palmers Chinese Vase Biscuit Tin
Original, quality Huntley and Palmers biscuit tin in the form of a Chinese vase. This example was issued in 1928. The lid lifts off from just above the shoulders and the underside is detailed for "Huntley & Palmers Biscuits Reading and London". All is in super condition and complete.

10.25" tall and 3.25" widest.

 
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Huntley and Palmers Chinese Vase Biscuit Tin



Tube Lined Tile, 7 matching available
Tube Lined Tile, 7 matching available
Original, quality 19th century tube line decorated glazed ceramic tile in the Art Nouveau style. This pale yellow tile has an embossed design of green leaves and stems with a blue scabies type flower head. One minor chip to four tiles otherwise complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 0.5".

Price is for each.

 
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Wrought Iron Spark Guard
Original, quality pre-war blacksmith made wrought iron spark guard with a low and wide rectangular shaped front panel with two side supports from front to back. The main panel is decorated with blacksmith made wrought iron leaves and curling branches all within a wrought iron frame, with curled over feet front and back. All is backed with a copper mesh panel. The ironwork has been cleaned and painted black and the copper mesh polished and lacquered to the front only. A very unusual and great looking spark guard. Complete and in good working order.

36" wide x 12.5" front to back and 18" tall including handle

 
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Wrought Iron Spark Guard



5
5" Brass Exterior Electric Bell Push
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Original, quality 1920's larger than average brass exterior electric bell push with a sunflower design overall and with three screw holes for mounting. The white ceramic push button to the centre is detailed in black upper cased text "Press". For use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system and other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. All is in the unpolished patinated green finish, fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. A most unusual design.

5" Exterior diam.

1" to be recessed for 1.75" deep.

 
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5.75" Exterior Electric Bell Push
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Original, quality 1920's exterior brass circular electric bell push with a central white ceramic button detailed "Press" in upper cased text. For use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system and other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

5.75" diam.

1.5" diam to be recessed 2.25".

 
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5.75



6 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting
6 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting
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Original, quality very large and heavy six branch cast brass 1920's hanging electric light with replacement card candle look-a-likes fitted to cover the bulb holders. All has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. The arms have acanthus leaf decoration and the main body has a band of laurel leaf and berry forms. The original brass ceiling rose is included as is a length of replacement brass chain. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. A superb six branch electric light fitting.

24.5" tall plus 21" chain.

3.5" ceiling rose x 4.5" diam.

30" diam of total.

 
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Burr Walnut Whatnot
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Original, quality superb late 19th century 3 tier burr walnut whatnot, with a drawer to the base and recessed castors within decorated bun feet. The four uprights each have carved acanthus leaf decorations above each tier and the top tier has a superb carved decoration around the rim. All is of outstanding quality and condition and is complete and in good and working order. Not a makers name in sight.

37.5" tall x 26.5" and x 18.25"

 
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Burr Walnut Whatnot



Brass Infilled Wrought Iron Door Key
Brass Infilled Wrought Iron Door Key
See our "Keys & Padlocks" section for current stock of similar items.

Original, quality 18th or early 19th century wrought iron door key with a brass infilled Georgian Bow Grip. The infill is stamped crudely "Sold Room" to one side and H5 to the other. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order.

4.75" x 1 5/8".

 
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Visitors Exterior Brass Bell Pull
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Original, quality late 19th century cast brass exterior bell pull with a circular dished backplate detailed "Visitors". For use with a tight wire, non-electrical bell system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. Replacement rear spring and washers have been fitted and all is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 4.5" diam.

Front to back visible 1".

Whole item 5.5" front to back.

4.5" widest.

 
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Visitors Exterior Brass Bell Pull



Brass Desk Lamp
Brass Desk Lamp
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Original, quality 1920's all brass electric reading lamp with the original brass trough shade. This super example has the brass shade mounted with the tapered stem onto a weighted circular plinth. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex, new brass UK bulb holder and a three pin plug. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The shade is movable to adjust the throw of the light. All is complete and in good and working order.

Shade 9" x 4.75" x 3".

Total 19" tall x 11.5" wide and base 6" diam.

 
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Pair of Cast Iron Toilet Seat Brackets
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Original, quality pair of late century cast iron brackets, originally to support a toilet seat, but now ideal for shelf brackets or otherwise. The main design has acanthus leaf forms and each bracket is embossed with the registration number for the year 1893 and each has three countersunk screw holes to the backplate for mounting. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

11" tall x 2.75" widest.

13.5" front to back.

 
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Pair of Cast Iron Toilet Seat Brackets



Pair of Oval Brass Photo Frames
Pair of Oval Brass Photo Frames
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century small oval shaped cast brass photograph frames in the original matt gilt finish and with the original very thin and delicate cushioned glass inserts. This superb pair of frames have seen little use and have very fine detail to the wide and deep frames with a ribbon top mount. The reverse has an oval sheet brass backplate screwed in position which can be removed to change the photograph and has a folding easel style backstand stamped "Giroux Paris", there is also a decorative ring to the top for wall hanging. Complete and in good and working order. A super pair of most unusual frames in stunning condition.

Each 4.25" including top mount x 3" x 0.75" front to back.

Visible picture 2.5" x 2".

 
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Brass Coal Vase
Original, quality circa 1900, large brass coal vase with a cast brass lion ring handle to each side and the original circular lid with the original ebony finial grip, all mounted on a circular foot. The sides are segmental shaped as is the lid. The underside has a manufacturer's logo fitted and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. A most unusual example.

19.5" tall.

15" wide including lions.

14" top diam of vase.

10" base diam.

 
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Brass Coal Vase



Oval Inlaid Mahogany Tray
Oval Inlaid Mahogany Tray
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Original, quality late 19th century oval mahogany drinks tray with a wavy top gallery, a pair of brass carrying handles and a super detailed inlaid upper surface to include acanthus leaves and flowers and laurel wreath swags, all in a variety of coloured inlays. Good repairs to few areas of damage to the gallery and minor warp to the floor, complete and in good order. A very unusual pattern to the floor.

27" x 17" x 2.5" including handles.

 
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Brass Locomotive Name Plate "Sir Hesketh Bell"
Original, quality large cast brass locomotive name plate issued in 1954 on a 60 Class Garrett steam locomotive number 6002 and supplied to the East African Railways. These were known as 'Governor Class' as each of the locomotives were named after a British Governor of the, then, East African Territories.

This plate was removed from the locomotive in 1969 and sold off in 1970. A fantastic piece of provenance included with this plate are the specification details on original East African Railways headed paper signed by the Chief Mechanical Engineer J. Mimano dated April 1970.

This name plate in cast brass has 6 bolt holes for mounting and the old original red painted background colour and note is very heavy.

Dimensions: 57.5" x 6.75" x 0.75".

 
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Brass Locomotive Name Plate



Brass Loops Photo Frame
Brass Loops Photo Frame
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Original, quality 1920's square brass photo frame fashioned in looped over brass rod with a circular central panel for the photograph. The reverse in the unpolished old lacquer finish has an easel type back stand which will fold flat for storage and the front is polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The inner panel will take a photograph 2.75" diam. An unusual example complete and in good and working order.

5.5" x 5.5" x 1".

 
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Pewter Sandwich Box in Leather Case
Original, quality late 19th century folding Pewter Sandwich box with a ring pull and the original fitted honey coloured stitched leather case with a carry handle to the top and a stud catch. A most unusual example for most will have straps for fitting to a saddle. The pewter box is impressed to the inside for the maker James Dixon of Sheffield. In superb condition and complete and in good and working order.

Box 6.5" x 3.5" x 1.5".

Total with leather case 7" x 4.5" x 2".

 
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Pewter Sandwich Box in Leather Case



1911 Coronation Horse Brass
1911 Coronation Horse Brass
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Original, quality cast brass commemorative horse brass detailed "G R 1911" above a pierced crown and below "God Save the King". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

4" tall x 3.25" wide.

0.25" front to back.

 
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Kensington Horse and Cart Parade Merit Badge
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Original, quality horseshoe shaped cast brass merit badge issued for the Kensington Horse and Cart Parade in "1913", and has the lead inset Kensington Borough Coat of Arms and the original leather strap and brass buckle. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. A most unusual brass to find.

3.5" x 2.75".

Total 5.75" long.

 
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Kensington Horse and Cart Parade Merit Badge



3 Piece Carving Set
3 Piece Carving Set
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Original, quality late 19th century three piece steel meat carving set in the original fitted leather paper covered box, the base is lined in blue velvet and the lid blue silk, the interior of the box is rather worn but complete. This set comprises a carving knife and fork and a sharpening steel, all with hallmarked silver mounted elephant tusk grips. The knife is etched for the manufacturer "E.T.Markham Sheffield Made", the sharpening steel is stamped cast steel and the fork has a good sprung guard. The silver hallmarks are a little rubbed, but there is no question that these items were manufactured pre-1947. The grips are a super colour from use and all is complete and in good and working order. Very suitable for use as intended. Remember, these pieces of cutlery are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they dislike water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly.

Box 20" x 6" x 2".

Price is for the set.

 
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Pair of Short Beech Boot Trees
Original, quality pair of 19th century three piece wooden short boot trees in polished beech. Each tree has a hinged main foot piece, a heel section and a slide in central section to tighter each tree when inside the boot. Each tree has two engraved brass plaques one detailing the original owner "PC Tarbutt Esq" and the other "M. Wildsmith & Sons, makers 17 Jermyn St London SW". Each tree also has its sections marked according to left boot or right boot. A super very usable pair of boot trees, size not indicated but complete and in good and working order.

9.75" tall x 10.5" long and 3.5" widest.

 
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Pair of Short Beech Boot Trees



Cast Iron Snail Inkwell
Cast Iron Snail Inkwell
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Original, quality, moulded clear glass 'snail' shaped inkwell, mounted on a cast iron stand in the original bronze coloured finish. The sleigh shaped stand is decorated in relief, with acanthus leaves, has a pen rest to the top at the back and is impressed "Patented 1879". When the inkwell is tilted up, the neck is a flush fit to the back circular plate and when down enough ink is tilted forward for dipping the pen into. An ingenious invention which works very well and is a super find to have both pieces, still intact, barely used and still together. 3.5" tall x 2.5" wide and 5.5" front to back. 
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Set of 3 Glazed Doulton Stoneware Barrels
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Three matching original, quality, mid to late 19th century, two tone saltglazed stoneware sherry/spirit barrels, with applied Coats of Arms to the front. Each barrel has six simulated bands, a hole to the bottom front for a tap and a hole for filling to the top. Impressed "2" to the top surface and "Doulton and Watts, Lambeth Pottery, London" for the manufacturer. All these barrels are identical, with only a variation in the colour of the glaze. Two are perfect and the other has a little crazing to the front and to the applied Coat of Arms, although nothing is missing. A great set of barrels, sold together.

Each barrel is 12.5" tall.

10" widest.

8" base diameter.

8.5" top diameter.

Price is for the set of three.

 
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Set of 3 Glazed Doulton Stoneware Barrels



Slater of Newark Brass Salmon Reel
Slater of Newark Brass Salmon Reel
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Original, quality late 19th century, 5" brass salmon fishing reel in the original unpolished finish. This superb example is in exceptional near mint condition with the maker's name stamped to the front and a permanent ratchet. The cowhorn knob has a couple of mice nibbles and the rod mount plate has been trimmed to 3" long, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order and a very smooth runner.

5" diam of plates.

2" body width plus knob 1".

 
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Set of 4 Beech and Elm Slat Back Chairs
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Original, quality set of four matching late 19th century beech and elm slat back dining chairs with turned legs and stretchers in beech and seats in elm. These four matching chairs, in the original finish, have spent their life together from new and are in super condition and complete.

35" tall at back x 18" tall at seat front.

Feet on ground 17.5" front to back.

17" side to side.

Price is for the set.

 
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Set of 4 Beech and Elm Slat Back Chairs



Set of Asbestos Smoothing Irons
Set of Asbestos Smoothing Irons
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Original, quality, set of four asbestos irons, with one cover with handle, three different shaped clip on cast iron bodies, one steel trivet and most of the original wooden crate, with a good detailed label showing this set of irons. The top of the steel cover is stamped "Patent May 22nd 1900" and each of the bodies are embossed "Asbestos Sad Iron". The crate is complete apart from the slide on lid. All appear complete, apart from originally having a sheet of asbestos been fitted inside the top of the clip on cover, this has been removed in the past. All has been cleaned and lacquered, with the black paint to the handle and locking mechanism original. A good find with the crate too and label.

Crate 7.5" x 6.5" plus 3" tall.

Longest iron body 6.75" x 2.5" plus 1.75" tall.

Price is for the set.

 
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Otto Gas Iron
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Original, quality late 19th century elliptical shaped cast iron laundry gas iron with a 'D' shaped wooden handle with a tin heat shield beneath and the brass gas joint to the reverse. The heat shield is embossed "OTTO" for the maker. All has been cleaned and lacquered, appears complete and is in super condition.

Sole 7" x 3.5".

Total 6.5" tall x 7" x 4.5".

 
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Otto Gas Iron



Colemans Petrol Iron
Colemans Petrol Iron
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Original, quality 1920's / 30's cast iron smoothing iron fired by Petrol. This example has a pale blue enamelled body with a cast iron sole, turned wooden handle and a spherical brass petrol tank. The brass maker's label details "Coleman Lamp & Stove Comp, Wichita, Kansas USA, Chicago Philadelphia, Los Angeles & Toronto". All has been cleaned, the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and apart from a chip to the wooden grip all is complete and in good order.

Sole 7.75" x 3.75".

Total 10.5" x 3.75".

7" tall.

 
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Antler Handled Steel Billhook
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Original, quality mid to late 19th century small hand billhook with a steel blade and a staghorn grip. This superb example has a very sharp edge to the blade, a hook to the tip and a sharp straight edge to the back. The blade is impressed "? Hill Northampton" for the maker and all is complete and in good order, very sharp and very dangerous if not treated with caution.

Total length 12.75".

Blade only 6.5" x 2.5".

Handle 6" x 1.25" x 1".

 
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Antler Handled Steel Billhook



Robert Wells Rumber Bell
Robert Wells Rumber Bell
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Original, quality late 18th or early 19th century huge cast brass Rumbler or Crotal Bell, impressed with "28" for the size and "R.W" for the bell founder Robert Wells of Aldbourne, Wiltshire. A magnificent bell with a super colour and sound and in great condition. The best we have seen.

4.75" diam.

5.5" tall including loop.

 
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Galvanised Feed Bin
Original, quality late 19th century circular galvanised feed bin with good rivetted seams and a hinged ¾ lid to the top with a hasp and two side handles for lifting. All is in good order and will hold water if required.

28" tall x 21.5" diam.

27.5" wide including side handles.

 
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Galvanised Feed Bin



Guinness Employees Roll Served 1914 to 1918
Guinness Employees Roll Served 1914 to 1918
Original, quality leather bound and boxed "Roll of employees who served in His Majesty Naval, Military & Air Forces 1914 - 1918" and "Issued by Arthur Guinness & Son & Co Ltd Dublin" in December 1920. This book details the above in 42 pages listing each employee from the Board of Directors through to all the departments including those killed or survived. This fantastic document with gold leaf decoration to the cover the box and each page thoughout is in wounderful condition, as good as it was when issued bar the box having the corners very slightly scuffed.

Box 9.25" x 7.75" x 1.25".

 
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Bass Advertising Mirror
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Original, quality 1920's / 30's most unusual bar back advertising mirror for "Bass" Ales. This example has an oval bevelled mirror to the centre with a decorative hammered finish copper frame in the form of an old manuscript and mounted with an easel backstand. The mirror is detailed "Bass in Bottle" with the red triangle "trade mark". The copper frame is embossed to the top with swags "By Appointment Brewers to the King" and to the bottom "Bass". The reverse has a tin backing and an unpolished copper easel backstand. Impressed for the maker "W. Davis & Son Birmingham". Some blemishes to the left and right hand edges of the mirror and some old bends to the easel backstand. Nevertheless, all is complete and in good and working order otherwise.

13" x 11.5" and 1.75" front to back folded down.

5.5" front to back when up.

 
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Bass Advertising Mirror



Huge Brass Wine Vat Tap
Huge Brass Wine Vat Tap
Original, quality early to mid 19th century huge bronze / brass tap in the original unpolished patina. This super example was originally from a huge wine vat or water tank and is complete and in good order .

7.5" tall.

8.5" long.

2.25" wide.

Spout diam 1.5".

 
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Cranberry Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade
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Original, quality late 19th century cranberry tinted oil lamp shade. This example has an inverted top body section with a flared out and frilly top. The body has a deep cranberry colour to the upper section fading to clear at the lower half and an overall etched design of acanthus swags and flowers. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. All is perfect with not a blemish in sight.

9.25" tall x 8" widest.

Lower aperture 4".

 
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Cranberry Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade



Holcroft Cast Iron Bootscraper
Holcroft Cast Iron Bootscraper
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Original, quality late 19th century cast iron bootscraper with a shaft for pushing in the soil or mounting in stonework, and a 'Lyre' shaped scraper top mount. The shaft is impressed for the manufacturer "T. Holcroft and Sons of Wolverhampton" and '4505' for the model. It is rare to find these bootscrapers of this style in good order for they are rarely complete. This one is complete and in good and working order and has been cleaned and repainted black.

19" x 8.25".

0.75" front to back.

 
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Maundrell of Calne Brass Nameplate
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Original, quality circa 1900, heavy cast brass maker's plate, embossed "E W Maundrell Agent Calne" (Wiltshire). This unusual example has been polished to the text and border and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and has four bolt holes for mounting. Maundrells was an iron foundry in Calne Wiltshire. Complete and in good order.

7.75" x 3.25".

 
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Maundrell of Calne Brass Nameplate



3 Branch Copper Arts and Crafts Electric Light Fitting
3 Branch Copper Arts and Crafts Electric Light Fitting
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Original, quality 1920's all copper Art and Crafts three branch pendant light fitting. This super example has a cut out bowl and press beaten copper supports and arms with suspended bulb holders and the original matching copper ceiling rose. A length of new brass chain and a new replacement brass ceiling rose is included. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. The shades are not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: S297.

14" tall x 18" diam excluding shades plus 19" chain plus ceiling rose 2" plus 4.5" diam.

 
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Milliners Hat Block
Original, quality late 19th century milliner's hat block in two sections with the head block turned in sycamore and the pedestal in elm. Both the woods have super grain and colour. Refinished and complete and in good and working order. A super example.

10.5" tall and 7.5" x 5.5".

 
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Milliners Hat Block



Set of 5 Robert Wells Bells
Set of 5 Robert Wells Bells
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Original, quality set of five matching 18th or early 19th century Robert Wells bells in the old patinated finish fitted with wrought iron rings and circular wooden mounts in the old paintwork. We have not seen the likeness to these fitting before, although we a very familiar will Robert Wells bells from the bell foundry in Aldbourne Wiltshire. Four of these bells are embossed 'RW' to the interior for the bell founder and four are marked with the sizes, 2 x No 12s, 1 x 13 and 1 x 14 and the unmarked size looks probably to be No 11 and the one without RW is a No 12. These are sold as a set of five.

The wooden mounts vary from 4.50" to 5" diam.

The bell mouths vary from 3.75" to 4.25" diam.

Total height including ring approx 7".

 
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Large Brass Letter Flap
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Original, quality 1930's / 40's very large plain yellow cast brass letter flap with a large sized aperture and replacement nuts, bolts and spring fitted. Complete and in good and working order.

Exterior 16" x 5".

Aperture 13" x 3".

Bolt centres 14.5".

 
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Large Brass Letter Flap



Brass Doctors Door Knocker
Brass Doctors Door Knocker
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Original, quality mid 19th century good sized cast brass "doctors'" door knocker with a later matching knocking plate made to match. This style of door knocker was referred to as a "Doctors' knocker" for many of the village Manor Houses in the Georgian period were the residences of Professional Gents Doctors, Dentists, Solicitors and similar. This example has the original wrought iron bolt, nut and knuckle joint and the original circular backplate. All is complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2.75" diam.

Total 8.5" tall.

2.75" wide.

3.5" front to back.

 
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Art Nouveau Brass Hall Lantern
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Original, quality 1920's square brass electric hall lantern with a split domed top and a serious art nouveau design. Each side has a curved roof section with a pierced design and a glazed panel with an interwoven art nouveau design. The top ring, and length of brass chain are replacements as are the textured glass panels. The ceiling rose is an old one. A most unusual lantern rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and a new brass UK bulb holder. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

14" tall plus chain and ceiling rose 2.5" tall x 4" diam.

Body 6" square and 8.5" widest at hood.

 
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Art Nouveau Brass Hall Lantern



4 Branch Art Nouveau Brass Electric Light Fitting
4 Branch Art Nouveau Brass Electric Light Fitting
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Original, quality 1920's four branch brass hanging electric light fitting in a serious Art Nouveau style. Has been rewired with modern three core flex and new brass UK bulb holders. The original brass ceiling rose, and a length of replacement brass chain is included. All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, and complete and in good and working order.

23" diam excluding shades.

17" tall excluding shades plus chain and rose 4" diam and 2.5" tall.

 
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Ludlow VR Enamel Letter Box Front
Original, quality mid to late 19th century rectangular shaped white enamelled letterbox front from an all wooden wall mounted letterbox manufactured by James Ludlow 24 Albion St Birmingham. This fairly scruffy but early and rare to find letterbox plate is detailed in black 'VR' and the crown for the Reign of Queen Victoria. "Post Office Letter Box" above and below the aperture and a notice to the lower section regarding an extra fee if the envelope contains coins. The edges all round are chipped but otherwise all is complete and in good and working order and with six screw holes for mounting.

14" tall x 12" wide.

Aperture 6.5" x 1.75".

 
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Ludlow VR Enamel Letter Box Front



Brass Dinner Gong
Brass Dinner Gong
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Original, quality late 19th century circular brass dinner gong on a brass table mount. This unusual example has the gong with a beaten finish suspended within a brass frame with an ebony 'T' handle to the top and all mounted on a weighted pedestal base with the beater on two mounts to the front. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Has a good tone and resonance and is complete and in good and working order.

Gong 6" x 1.25".

Hammer 9" x 1.5".

Total 11.5" tall x 8" x 2.5".

 
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Coloured Glass Leaded Window
Original, quality late 19th century tall leaded glazed window in the original wooden frame. This super example was originally fitted on the half landing on the stairwell of a local manor house in the Newbury area and has varied range of pale colours of red, blues and green in square section and diamond pattern. Some minor damage with cracks in the glass but no panes missing. So complete with the good solid original wooden frame in the old paint.

Exterior frame 74" x 33" x 3.5".

Visible glass 29" x 70.5".

Circular panel 10" diam.

 
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Coloured Glass Leaded Window



Gibbons of Hungerford Cast Iron Nameplate
Gibbons of Hungerford Cast Iron Nameplate
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Original, quality late 19th century rectangular shaped cast brass maker's plate detailing "Gibbons Kennet Works Hungerford". Gibbons were one of several Iron Founders in Hungerford Berkshire and manufactured Farm Machinery and fencing and all manner of cast iron items. This example has four countersunk screw holes for mounting, has been cleaned and lacquered to the front and is complete and in good order.

12" x 5" x 0.5".

 
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1935 Silver Jubliee Letter Opener
Original, quality nickel plated letter opener / paper knife issued to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V in 1935. This fine example has a grip of Royal Blue enamel with a cameo to each side of The King & Queen and all surmounted with a crown. The blade has engraved initials of the previous owner "W.H" and doe have a minor kink to the tip. Complete and in good order.

7.5" x 0.75" x 0.25".

 
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1935 Silver Jubliee Letter Opener



Brass and Zinc Dairy Churn
Brass and Zinc Dairy Churn
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's conical shaped dairy can, we think ? and probably continental. This super example has a zinc outer skin with wide brass bands, brass 'D'shaped handles, a pressed sheet brass dome shaped lid to the top and a working brass tap to the front. The interior is in tin and the underside has an inset wooden floor. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Some very minor dents, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

17" tall x 16" wide including handles.

14.75" front to back including tap plus base 12" diam.

 
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Ceramic Bidet Liner
Original, quality, mid to late 19th century, kidney shaped, white ceramic bidet liner, decorated to the inside with well detailed illustrations of flowers, leaves, birds and insects to include moths, beetles, dragonflies and butterflies. The detail is in various pastel colours, with gilt highlights. The outer edge of the pan has a gilded line and this and some of the illustrations are a little rubbed, but all is complete and in superb order otherwise, with not a chip or crack in sight. The underside is impressed "F and M & Co", probably for the maker 'Frances Morley and Co, Hanley, Staffordshire Potteries 1845 to 1858'.

19.25" x 11" x 4.75" tall.

 
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Ceramic Bidet Liner



Pair of Amber Glass Interior Bell Pulls
Pair of Amber Glass Interior Bell Pulls
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Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, superb interior bell pulls with amber coloured glass circular backplates and pull knobs, all with circular brass collars, steel plates to the reverse and brass mounting fittings. This is the first we have seen of this model and is for use with a tight wire, non-electrical bell system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock and many other bell fittings of differing types may also be available. Fully overhauled, in superb condition, not a chip or crack in sight and complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 4" diameter.

Knob 1.75" diameter.

Total on view 2.5" front to back.

 
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Cranberry Glass Chemist Shop Electric Light
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Original, quality 1920's large pineapple shaped hanging electric lamp fitting with a cranberry coloured glass shade acid etched to each side "Reid Chemist". This glass shade originally hanging in 'Reids The Chemists Window in their Oxford Branch', has been fitted with a brass shade holder made to suit, a new electric bulb holder wired with replacement silk covered, three core flex, an old brass ceiling and a length of new brass replacement chain. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

Shade + holder 16.5" tall + 18.5" chain + rose 3.5" x 4.5" diam and widest 9".

 
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Cranberry Glass Chemist Shop Electric Light



Kenrick Cast Iron Exterior Bell Pull
Kenrick Cast Iron Exterior Bell Pull
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Original, quality unused late 19th century cast iron exterior bell pull in the original bronzed lacquer finish. The spherical shaped pull knob is mounted within a circular dished backplate with a pierced outer frame. This example is impressed to the exterior of the dish for the manufacturer "A Kenrick and Son"of West Bromwich. For use with a tight wire, non electric bell system and other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock and many other bell fittings of differing types may well be available. Replacement rear spring and washers have been fitted. All is complete and in good and working order.

Outer frame 6" diameter.

Knob 2" total to be recessed.

3" diam bowl.

2" front to back.

 
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Cast Iron Floor Grilles, 2 available
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron floor grilles from over an underfloor heating system in a large commercial greenhouse, originally from "Benham Valance House" on the Sutton Estate Nr Hungerford in Berkshire. Sutton Estate was owned by the "Sutton Seed Empire". These grilles have an intricate pierced design, flat on one side and in relief to the other. The casting has super detail and probably manufactured by Coalbrookdale Iron Foundry. Complete and in good order. Ideal for floor grilles again or used as a coffee table. Other grilles of the same design but of a different size may well be available ref code: FG2.

36" x 18" x 5/8".

Price is for each.

 
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Cast Iron Floor Grilles, 2 available



Meckumfat Card Advert
Meckumfat Card Advert
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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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18" Tall Glass Dome
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Original, quality late 19th century glass display dome with flat front and back. This super fine and perfect glass dome has its original wooden plinth with bun feet and originally was housing a display of taxidermy. Now ideal for the same or great for a clock or other display items.

Dome 14" x 7" x 17" tall.

Plinth 15.5" x 8.25" x 1.5" tall.

Total height exterior 18.5".

 
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Pair of White Ceramic and Brass Door Pulls
Pair of White Ceramic and Brass Door Pulls
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Original, quality 1920's pair of spherical shaped white ceramic door pull knobs with brass collars and circular brass backplates made to suit. A replacement threaded square steel bar has been fitted to enable these knobs to also operate a standard lock or latch if required. All is complete and in good and working order.

Knobs 3" diam.

Backplates 3.5" diam.

Total 3.25" front to back plus 3.5" threaded bar.

 
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Oak Stacking Bookcase
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Original, quality 1940's / 50's four sections of medium to dark coloured oak, stacking bookcases, each section with a lift up and slide back in glazed door. The top cornice section is integral to the upper glazed section and the base plinth is part of the lower glazed section. All original, complete and in super near unused condition and works well.

Total 57.5" tall x 34" plus 12" front to back base and 11.5" front to back top.

Each internal depth 8" front to back.

Each internal height for books top 8.5", 8.5", 11" and 11".

 
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Oak Stacking Bookcase



Huge Pestle and Mortar
Huge Pestle and Mortar
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Original, quality mid to late 19th century huge country house pestle and mortar. This super example has a circular white composition 'marble' mortar set into the top of a heavy sycamore tree trunk base, with three square-ish section legs. The top of the trunk has a blacksmith made wrought iron band fitted to allow for shrinkage. The trunk has been well worm treated and all is good and solid and heavy. This original pestle has been with mortar for generations according to the family and has an ash shaft and a lignum vitae head. All is complete and in good and working order and very suitable for use if required. Another very similar can be seen in the kitchens at Hampton Court Palace.

32" tall x 17.5" top diam.

24" diam spread of legs on floor.

Mortar exterior 11.75" diam.

Interior 8.5" diam.

Pestle total length 28".

3.75" widest.

 
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Large Ceramic Semolina Storage Jar
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Original, quality late 19th century very large white ceramic, banded storage jar with lid and transfer printed to the front "Semolina" absolutely perfect and complete. Several other matching, ones all damaged may well be available ref codes: SJ229, SJ230 and SJ231.

9" tall.

7.75" diam.

 
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Large Ceramic Semolina Storage Jar



Large Brass Padlock and Key
Large Brass Padlock and Key
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Original, quality late 19th century all cast brass padlock and a steel key and a sliding brass dust cover. The front is impressed "Warranted Secure 2 Lever Lock" and "Improved Hand Made Lever.". The padlock is fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4.25" x 2.75" x 1" front to back.

Key 2" x 1".

 
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Holloways Salve Pot
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Original, mid to late 19th century transfer printed ointment / salve pot in white ceramic. This pot, in super condition, is detailed in black type "Holloways Ointment for the cure of Gout and Rheumatism, Inveterate ulcers, sore breasts, sore heads, bad legs, 535 Oxford St London". Two minuscule chips to the bottom edge, otherwise complete and in good order.

1.5" tall.

1.75" top diam.

1.5" base.

 
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Holloways Salve Pot



Triple Whistle
Triple Whistle
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Original, quality post-war nickel plated triple whistle. The ring for the cord is attached near the medium length tube and the three cluster whistle have a single mouthpiece to blow. The end of one tube is impressed "Made in England". Some rubbing to the nickel plate showing the brass, otherwise complete and in good and working order with a good loud whistle.

5.75" x 1 1/8" x 1 1/8".

 
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Large Copper Stockpot
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Original, quality 1930's heavy circular copper stockpot with beaten finish, good tinning to the inside, a pair of cast brass loop handles fixed with copper rivets but no lid, otherwise complete and in good and working order. Ideal for cooking or a super jardinière. This example is impressed with a chef logo and previously owned by The Brooklands Catering College. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

12" tall x 12" diam.

16.5" widest including side handles.

 
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Large Copper Stockpot



Brass Whitbread Plaque
Brass Whitbread Plaque
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Original, quality 1920's / 30's oval shaped heavy cast brass advertising plaque for "Whitbread & Company" Brewers "Established 1742" with their Hart's head logo, all in superb detail. Two small screw holes have been drilled for mounting otherwise all is complete and in good order and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

13.25" x 9.75" x 0.5" front to back.

 
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Cast Iron Fender
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Original, quality early to mid 19th century cast iron fender with the original steel floor and a very detailed design in the casting. The steel floor has been cleaned and repainted black and the ironwork cleaned and lacquered. A stunning quality fender.

45" x 11.5" external.

8" tall.

 
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Cast Iron Fender



Set of 8 Brass Drawer Handles
Set of 8 Brass Drawer Handles
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Original, quality set of eight matching brass drawer handles circa 1880, in the aesthetic movement style. This set is ideal for a chest of drawers or similar. The rectangular shaped backplates have a diagonal decoration and three screw holes for mounting and a plain drop handle. All have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 3" x 0.75".

Total 0.5" front to back.

1.5" tall.

 
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Gold Flake Cigarette Mirror
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Original, quality 1920's / 30's rectangular shaped advertising mirror with a packet of "Wills Gold Flake Cigarettes" to the centre and in the original honey coloured oak frame. Some misting to the mirror and two chips to the back of the glass at the bottom. Although the packet is perfect in every detail generally a very clean example otherwise.

Outer 18.5" x 22.25" x 0.75" front to back.

Visible mirror 14.5" x 18.5".

 
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Gold Flake Cigarette Mirror



ER Post Mounted Letter Box
ER Post Mounted Letter Box
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Original, quality post 1953 'Post Office' lamp post or telegraph pole mounted Letter Box with a cast iron front mounted to a steel body. The front is embossed "Post Office" above the large letter slot and "ER II" with a crown for Queen Elizabeth the Second. The hinged door beneath has a mint condition enamelled "times of collection plate" and a smaller plate detailing "468 Good Friday". A replacement lock with two keys has been fitted and the whole body has been stripped and re-painted in letterbox Red. All is complete and in good and working order.

24" x 10" x 13.5" front to back.

 
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1897 Commemorative Birmingham Bank Ltd
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Original, quality commemorative brass seal mounted on a circular ebonised plinth as a desk paperweight, embossed "The City of Birmingham Bank Limited incorporated in the 60th year of the reign of H.M. Queen Victoria A.D 1897". The first we have seen. Complete and in good order.

Plinth 3.25" diam.

Seal 2.75" diam.

Total 1" tall.

 
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1897 Commemorative Birmingham Bank Ltd



2lb W&T Avery Ceramic Weight
2lb W&T Avery Ceramic Weight
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Original, quality circa 1900, Butchers / Grocers 'Cottage Loaf' shaped white ceramic counter weight. This super example is decorated in green transfer printing with "Imperial 2.lb." to the top, a decorative band around the bottom of the sides and a ribbon swag to the front detailing the manufacturer W&T Avery Birmingham. The underside has retained its lead infill. Some light staining to the upper surface, but otherwise complete and in good order. Base diam 3.75" and total height 3". 
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Large Frys Chocolate Advertising Mirror
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Original, quality 1920's large horizontal rectangular shaped advertising mirror in the original frame. This bright clean mirror has a few scratches from behind the glass, all to the lef hand side and visible in the pictures and details "Fry's Chocolate" and "Makers to T.M. The King & Queen" and "to H R H The Prince of Wales". The Royal Coat of Arms and Prince of Wales Crest are both in large illustrations. The oak frame has two old screw holes, which have been plugged and finished and is impressed for the maker "J.S Fry & Sons Ltd". A replacement plywood backing board has been fitted on the top of the original one and now all is complete and in good order. Exterior frame 47.5" x 24" x 1". Visible mirror 43.5" x 20". 
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Large Frys Chocolate Advertising Mirror



Gilt Metal Posy Holder
Gilt Metal Posy Holder
Original, quality gilt metal hand held posy holder circa 1900, for dress wear or occasions such as a wedding. This super example has a very detailed basket, a chased handle and the original, finger safety chain all in the original gilt finish. Shows very little signs if wear of any and is complete and in good and working order.

6.25" long plus the chain.

2" widest.

 
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Pole Trap
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Original, quality, late 19th century, blacksmith made wrought iron pole trap, as fixed to fence posts etc to trap the larger birds of prey. This example has smooth jaws and a brass tab to the catch and appears to have seen little use if any, thank goodness. These were made illegal to use in 1904 but are now very collectable. Complete and in good order. 5" jaws, base 5.5" diameter, total 7" widest and 3.5" tall.  
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Pole Trap



Small Copper Hot Water Can
Small Copper Hot Water Can
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Original, quality late 19th century small copper hot water can as used by the housemaids to top up hot water in the bedroom jug and basin sets but now ideal for watering household plants with cold water. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Some very minor dents only otherwise complete and in good and working order.

7.5" tall x 3" x 8" including handle and spout.

 
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Chromed Jaguar Car Mascot
Original, quality 1960's heavy chromed leaping Jaguar Car Mascot with the two bolts and underplate for mounting. Some minor pitting but otherwise complete and in good order.

8" x 1.5" wide.

2.5" tall.

 
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Chromed Jaguar Car Mascot



Enots Distance Finder
Enots Distance Finder
Original, quality heavy chromed motorist's distance calculator. Impressed Enots for the manufacturer ( stone backwards ) Distance Finder, with the patent number for the year 1930. You could use it today still. Complete and in good and working order.

6" x 2" x 0.5".

 
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Reading Imperial Measures Plaque
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Original, quality 19th century rectangular shaped engraved brass plaque with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. This plate details "Imperial Measures Borough of Reading" in black and red infill. This was originally fitted to the box for the County Measures of Reading Berkshire. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

5.75" x 3.5".

 
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Reading Imperial Measures Plaque



Huge Brass Plumbob
Huge Brass Plumbob
Original, quality 1920's huge brass plumbob with a screw off top cap to hold the knot in the twine, a turned steel point, the original old lacquer finish and most of all the makers' name "Wm. Marples & Sons Sheffield". This is the largest Brass Plumbob we have seen to date. 8.25" tall and 3.5" widest dimension. 
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Winchester Advertising Plate
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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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Winchester Advertising Plate



Wedgwood Match Striker
Wedgwood Match Striker
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Original, quality late 19th century white on blue jasper ware matchstriker manufactured by Wedgwood and impressed as such to the underside. This mint condition example appears to be unused and must have been stored in a cupboard for years for not a mark, or a chip is to be seen. Complete and in good and working order. 3.5" tall and 5.25" diam. 
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Arts and Crafts Brass Salver
Original, quality, circular embossed brass salver, circa 1900, with an Arts and Crafts design of six Cod type fish swimming around the centre. All in great detail but no maker's marks. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 12" diameter x 1" front to back.  
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Arts and Crafts Brass Salver



12 Piece Set of Antler Handled Cutlery
12 Piece Set of Antler Handled Cutlery
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Original, quality late 19th century matching set of six steel dinner knives and six dinner forks with Antler handles and circular steel caps to the handles. The knife blades are etched for the manufacturer "Joseph Haywood & Co Sheffield" and with the 'Kettle' logo. Remember, these pieces of cutlery are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they dislike water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. A good usable set for six people.

Knives 8.5" x 0.75".

Forks 7" and 7.5" x 5/8".

Price is for the set.

 
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Cherubs Photograph Frame
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Original, quality, late 19th century, photograph frame with a deep relief decoration of cherubs and putti in various poses on plants and vines, surrounding the glazed area. This frame wil take standard cabinet sized photographs. The top of the frame has a hanging loop in the form of a ribbon swag and the reverse has a folding easel stand. The main frame is in cast spelter with the original brass coloured finish and in superb detail and condition and complete and in good order. The best spelter frame we have seen. 11.5" tall, 9.25" wide at base, 1" front to back folded flat and 5.5" front to back standing. 
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Cherubs Photograph Frame



Copper Ale Jug
Copper Ale Jug
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Original, quality mid-19th century large tapered copper ale jug, with a good side handle, a pouring lip and a flanged rim to the base. The concaved underside has retained a super unpolished patina and colour and the exterior has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A few dents to the handle, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. 9.5" tall, base 8" diam and total 11.5" wide including handle.  
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Stone Square Tethering Block
Original, quality 19th century square shaped stone block fitted with a blacksmith made wrought iron tethering ring. Used to tethering livestock. The ring is mounted in lead to prevent the wrought iron rusting and splitting the stone block.

10.5" x 10" x 7.5" tall.

Ring 3.75" diam.

 
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Stone Square Tethering Block



Adaptable Stoneware Muff Warmer
Adaptable Stoneware Muff Warmer
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Original, quality buff coloured stoneware hot water filled hand warmer with the original screw in stopper, wire handle and wooden grip. The front of this super miniature hot water bottle is detailed in black transfer print "The adaptable hot water bottle for muff or pocket, made at the old Fulham pottery" and with the registration number for the year 1904. Complete and in super condition, but I cannot unscrew the stopper it appears to be sized; otherwise all is complete, in good order and a real beauty. 4" tall with handle down. 3.5" widest and 1.25" front to back. 
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Fretwork The Lords Prayer
Original, quality 1920's large, impressive framed and glazed fretwork of "The Lords Prayer". This unusual example has a fretted oak frame and a fretworked prayer in several styles of types, a few different brown colours and blue and white against a tin foil background, all behind a clear glazed panel. Some minor parts missing in the frame, the backing has been repapered and some very minor damage in places to the fretwork otherwise all generally in good order and complete. The reverse has been repapered. 33" x 23.5" x 1".  
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Fretwork The Lords Prayer



Thames Valley Bus Stop Enamel Sign
Thames Valley Bus Stop Enamel Sign
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Original, quality post-war bright and clean double sided enamel sign detailing "Thames Valley Bus Stop" and "Queue This Side" to one side and "Queue Otherside" to the other, all in red on white. This example has a flange all round and four of the original mounting bolts. Some chips to the enamel around the mounting holes but none to the red and white areas. Complete and in good order.

16" x 15" x 1.5".

 
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Cast Iron Railway Marker
Original, quality 1920's heavy cast iron Railway marker post with a triangular hollow body, a sloping top and a circular mount to the top. The two sloping panels are embossed "½", the upper sloping panel "5" and the top mounted "From A". All in the old white on black paint and complete and in good order.

27" tall x 14" wide.

9" front to back.

 
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Cast Iron Railway Marker



Leyland Cub Ashtray
Leyland Cub Ashtray
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Original, quality 1930's ashtray made in cheap ceramic material and issued to celebrate the launching of the "Leyland Cub" vehicles both Bus and Coaches and Trucks in 1930. This example has a black base ashtray with two cigarette rests with a lioness laid out to the back with a lion cub sat up in front. Also, the front of the ashtray is embossed "The Leyland Cub". No chips or cracks but the black coating is rubbed to the high spots. All is complete and in good order otherwise. 5.5" wide x 5.25" front to back and 4" tall. 
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Mahogany Dental Cabinet
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Original, quality late 19th century multi drawer dental cabinet in a super coloured and grained mahogany. These were carried on home visits or by dental students during training. This example has seven pull out drawers, most fitted to some degree and all with green baize lining. Each drawer has tiny turned wooden knobs and the top tambour slide locks into place when down and this automatically locks all the drawers also and can be opened with the key. The top of this cabinet has a recessed flush mounted lifting handle in the original old lacquer finish and the top deep drawer has a recessed circular brass finger grip handle. The second shallow drawer down from the top has a later brass plate fitted ready for engraving if required. Overall a super very clean dentists cabinet, not a common model with the tambour top, with all the original fittings lock and key and in good and working order. 12.25" tall, 13" wide and 8.75" front to back. 
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Mahogany Dental Cabinet



Brass Spark Guard
Brass Spark Guard
Original, quality late 19th century all brass freestanding spark guard. This super example has a decorative diagonal wavy brass mesh screen with a frame of tubular brass rods all mounted on four cast brass legs. Each foot is impressed with the registration number for the year 1881. Complete and in good and working order.

26" tall x 25.5" wide and 8" front to back at feet.

 
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Peal and Co Boot Trees
Pair of original, quality late 19th century short boot trees in beech with an extending heel action, a pivoting foot and brass fittings. Each tree has a circular embossed copper plaque for the retailer/manufacturer "Peal and Co 487 Oxford St". All has been cleaned and refinished, and the brass and copper has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A super pair of boot tree, complete and in good and working order. Heel extended 11.5" x 3.5" and 9.5" tall. Heel in 11" x 11.5" tall. 
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Peal and Co Boot Trees



Pair of Wrought Iron Nut Crackers
Pair of Wrought Iron Nut Crackers
Original, quality late 19th century wrought iron nutcrackers in the form of a pair of legs with boots on would only take small nuts. A little wear to the hinge, and in super condition. A most unusual pair. Complete and in good and working order.

4.5" x 1" x 0.5".

 
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Doulton Scarborough Peace Celebration 1919
Original, quality sepia decorated white ceramic beaker issued by The Mayor of Scarborough Peace Celebration in 1919. This example manufactured by Royal Doulton is detailed with the allies during the 1914 War with a representation of Land, Air and Sea. Complete and in good order.

4" tall.

3.5" top diam.

 
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Doulton Scarborough Peace Celebration 1919



Reading Corporation Bus Stop Enamel Sign
Reading Corporation Bus Stop Enamel Sign
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Original, quality post-war, brown on cream double sided enamel sign detailing "Reading Corporation Transport Bus Stop" and "Fare Stage" to both sides and "Queue this side" to one side and "Queue other side" to the other. This example also has an extra aluminium plaque bolted on displaying the bus numbers painted on to both sides. Complete and in good order.

Enamel 16.75" x 11.25".

Aluminium extra panel 10" x 5.25".

 
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Bow Fronted Brace of Perch
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Original, quality superb pair of good sized mounted perch in the original bow fronted cabinet glazed to the front and two sides. This is a rather late case ( 1957 ) and the back, top and floor are in hardboard, on the good side wood worm do not take to hardboard as they do to plywood. We have removed the glass to wipe down the interior paintwork and glass, to deposit some crystals to treat any intruders past and future, although no signs of mite and we have re-taped the glass all round and repainted the finish. Now a very clean and bright, super looking brace of fish in very good order. The plaque to the front inside details "Perch 2lbs & 1lb 13ozs, caught by D.W. Thrush, Bell Hotel Water, Dowton 11th November 1957". No mention of the Taxidermist.

27.75" x 14.75" tall.

6.5" front to back.

 
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Bow Fronted Brace of Perch



GR VI Chamberpot
GR VI Chamberpot
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Original, quality 1930's white ceramic chamberpot with gold lining and the monogram for King George VI to the front. This did not mean this was the personal chamberpot belonging to King George VI but it does mean it was produced for use in the Royal Households and Government buildings. This super clean and bright example is detailed to the underside for the manufacturer "Mintons of England". Complete and perfect. 5.5" tall + 9.25" top exterior diam and 11" widest including handle. 
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Cast Iron Plaque 1886
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Original, quality late 19th century cushioned shaped oval cast iron plaque with details in high relief "1886" and "S.T.L.E. 25" and with two bolt holes for mounting. Probably a marker late from a bridge or similar. This heavy plaque has been cleaned and repainted, black on white and is complete and in good order.

11" x 8" x 1.25".

 
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Cast Iron Plaque 1886



Siddons 1 Pint Cast Iron Saucepan
Siddons 1 Pint Cast Iron Saucepan
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Original, quality late 19th century one pint size cast iron saucepan with a tubular steel handle and the original lid. This most unusual example was manufactured by J&J Siddons of West Bromwich and is impressed to the underside as such and "No1" and "1pint". Not only is this one special being so small and such in good condition, it also has the patent straining facility with holes to the front of the lid and a lower top rim to the front of the saucepan. All is has been cleaned and waxed and is in superb condition and complete. Body 3" tall and 4" diam. Total 11.5" long x 7" tall and 4" wide. 
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Square Carved Breadboard
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Original, quality late 19th century square breadboard in sycamore with a circular flat central area and well carved flower and leaves to each corner. A very clean example and unusual to be square and not warped. Complete and in good and working order. 11.75" x 12" x 1". 
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Square Carved Breadboard



Tobacconist Display Jar
Tobacconist Display Jar
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Original, quality late 19th century dark brown glazed tobacconist display jar. Impressed to the front "John Hill Shop fitter, The Cannon, 2 to 7 New Cut London, four doors from Waterloo Road", the reverse is also impressed for the maker "Stiff & Sons Lambeth". The jar would originally have a black japanned circular tin lid, now long gone, otherwise complete and in good order. 8.5" tall and 6.25" diam. 
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Kenrick Cast Iron Stand
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Original, quality late 19th century very decorative cast iron smoothing iron stand with a good "Asthetic Movement" design, embossed to the upper surface. This example is reputed to be designed by Dr. Christopher Dresser. The underside is detailed in relief for the manufacturer "A. Kenrick & Sons" of West Bromwich, "No 8" and with the registration number for the year 1884. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. 9" x 4.25" and 1.25" tall.  
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Kenrick Cast Iron Stand



Huntley and Palmers Enamel Sign
Huntley and Palmers Enamel Sign
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Original, quality 1920's square enamel sign detailing a bright, colourful picture of 'John Ginger' with two tins of Huntley and Palmers biscuits under his arm and surrounded by a circle with "Huntley & Palmers Ginger Nuts". This super pictorial advert does have some damage to the enamel at the edges and one top right corner has lost a little. Nevertheless, a good bright enamel sign. 18" x 18.5". 
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Cotterills Patent Skeleton Door Latch, 2 available
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Original, quality mid to late 19th century blacksmith made surface mounted skeleton door latch with a re-placement keep made to suit, two available handed opposite. These most unusual latches have the provision for a handle turn and a security / privacy catch on the inside of the room which overrides the handles, exposed mechanism and a pressed brass maker's plaque for E.Cotterill's patent. The first we have seen of this Cotterill's patent. Will take a standard modern square bar for the handles. Fully overhauled, cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. Lock 5.25" x 3.25" and 0.5" front to back. If ordering online please state which hand is required as in the picture. 
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Cotterills Patent Skeleton Door Latch, 2 available



Run of 14 Servants Intercom Bells
Run of 14 Servants Intercom Bells
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Original, quality matching run of 14 late 19th century servants brass intercom bells with replacement central brass bosses made to suit copied from an original. Most of the smaller curly springs are also replacements made to suit. Often now referred to as 'Downton Abbey' bells. The steel springs and backplates have been cleaned and repainted black and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. For use with a tight wire, non-electrical bell system and can be pulled from either left or right. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock and other similar bells may be available on request. Each bell has a different pitch to enable the staff to recognise the sound if not in view of the bells at the time. Each bell is a different size and vary from 9" tall x 5" wide x 4" front to back plus mouth 4" diam to 8" tall x 4" wide x 3" front to back plus bell mouth 2.5" diam. All have been fully overhauled and are complete and in good and working order. Most difficult to find a long matching run today. Sold as a run of fourteen very similar bells. 
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Coursing Slip
Original, quality late 19th century leather mounted coursing slip to release two dogs at the same time when hare coursing. All is complete with two adjustable leather collars, a nickel plated on steel quick release mechanism when under tension and a turned rosewood hand grip. The collars are both stamped for the saddler/maker in rather indistinct detail could be "Dandy Saddler, Calne"?. An amazing piece of kit still working very well and complete.

Length from top grip to lower fork 80"

Wooden grip 5.25" x 0.75"

 
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Coursing Slip



Salter No 11t Egg Balance
Salter No 11t Egg Balance
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Original, quality pre-war cast iron spring balance, model No 11t, to weigh eggs. This example in the original pale green paintwork has a white painted dial calibrated to weigh 8oz in 1 drams and the original brass egg holder to the top. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. 8.5" tall x 4" x 3.75" front to back. 
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Kenrick Mrs Potts Convex Soled Iron
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Original, quality late 19th century, appears unused Kenrick Mrs Potts Convex Soled box iron with the original shaped heating slug. This is the first we have seen of the convex sole variant and I can find little reference to it in old catalogues. The hinged body has a black ceramic knob to the catch and the original shaped ash 'D' shaped handle. The heat shield beneath the ash handle is embossed for A. Kenrick & Sons Ltd West Bromwich, the manufacturer and all is complete and in superb condition and cleaned and lacquered. Body 7" x 3.5", total 6" tall and slug 5" x 2" x 1.5". 
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Kenrick Mrs Potts Convex Soled Iron



Winfield Postal Balance
Winfield Postal Balance
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Original, quality brass postal balance of the candlestick form with a decorative pressed brass circular plinth, a cylindrical body and a small circular sprung plate to the top. The body is embossed for the manufacturer "R.W Winfield Birmingham" and the scale is calibrated to weigh up to 4oz for the years from 1840 to 1870. All is in the original unpolished finish, fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. 6.5" tall and 3.25" diam of plinth. Top pan diam 1.75". 
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Folding Garden Bench
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Original, quality 1930's wooden slatted folding wrought iron garden bench. This useful bench will fold flat as in the picture to ease storage when not in use but is very firm when in use. The seat has seven shaped wooden slats, and the back has two wide ones. All is in the old weathered green finish and complete and in good and working order and very comfortable. 67" long x 31" tall at back. 16.5" tall at seat from ground and 20" front to back. 
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Folding Garden Bench



Huge Cast Iron Ceiling Rose
Huge Cast Iron Ceiling Rose
Original, quality, late 19th century, very decorative large cast iron ceiling rose, with great detail in relief of acanthus leaves and flowers. The front has been painted in a variety of colours to highlight the detail, but could be repainted of course and the reverse has a registration lozenge mark for the years 1842 - 1883. This item has four countersunk screw holes for mounting. 30.5" x 2.5" front to back and a centre hole 1.25" diameter.  
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Siddons Oval Cast Iron Kettle
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Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped cast iron kettle with the original brass handle and brass oval lid. The underside is impressed "J&J Siddons No3 West Bromwich, 6 pints". All has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. An unusual kettle to find today. 11.5" tall x 8" wide and 13" long including spout. 
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Siddons Oval Cast Iron Kettle



Siddons 5 Quart Cast Iron Kettle
Siddons 5 Quart Cast Iron Kettle
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Original, quality late 19th century cast iron kettle in near mint condition. The interior has the original pale blue enamelled lining with not a chip in sight and the exterior still has the original black finish. This example has the wrought iron handle over the top and the original tin lid with a cast iron knob. The underside is impressed for the manufacturer "J&J Siddons Hilltop West Bromwich, "No 5" and "5 Quants". A very, very clean kettle, ready to use and complete and in good and working order.

12.5" tall x 9" wide.

13" front to back including spout.

 
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Pair of Holtfzapttel Razors
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Original, quality late 19th century pair of Sheffield steel open razors, with ivory side covers in the original fully fitted crocodile skin covered case. The outside of the box is marked in ink 'W.C.B' and the inside of the lid is detailed for " Holtfzapffel and Co London " the maker. Each blade is impressed Holtfzapttel and Co Haymarket, Sheffield Maker. All is perfect with not a chip or crack in sight, to either the blades or ivory side plates and perfect for use if required. Case 7" x 2.5" x 1" and razors closed 6.5" each.  
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Pair of Holtfzapttel Razors



Set of 3 Miniature Siddons Flat Irons
Set of 3 Miniature Siddons Flat Irons
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Original, quality set of three matching late 19th century superb tiny flat irons Nos 1, 2 and 3 sizes all impressed to the body "J&J Siddons" and to the handle "Rd No 573" for the year 1884. All have been cleaned and lacquered and are complete and in superb order. The number 3 is the hardest to find. Largest 3" x 1.75" and 2.75" tall. Smallest 2.75" x 1.5" and 2" tall.  
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Exide Battery Promotional Desk Tidy
Original, quality pre-war miniature motor car battery in bakelite with a hinged top lid, produced for 'Exide', a major manufacturer of batteries for vehicles by "Lorival of Southall". This well proportioned scaled down example was presumably issued as a promotional item probably for use as a desk tidy. One chip to the bakelite otherwise complete and in good order.

2.75" tall x 3.5" x 2".

 
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Exide Battery Promotional Desk Tidy



Set of 5 Doulton Harvest Jugs
Set of 5 Doulton Harvest Jugs
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Set of five original quality two tone, glazed harvest jugs in graduated sizes, manufactured by Doulton & Co Lambeth and all impressed to the front 'Mr and Mrs Dunn June 11th 1905'. Each jug is two tone with dark glaze to the upper half and buff coloured to the lower and all are decorated with applied reliefs of gents drinking and smoking and of a horse with a rider and hounds chasing a stag. All are complete and the largest and smallest are perfect but the other three do have some damage which does not detract from their appearance. The largest of the three with some damage has a star crack to the front, hardly visible. The second has a chip and short hairline to the top rim and a horizontal hairline to the front and the third has chips to the rim only. All the decoration and the glaze otherwise is perfect, sharp and bright. The underside is impressed with an oval mark detailing 'Doulton & Co Lambeth'. A super set of jugs, great lookers and really in lovely condition considering. Tall 7.25", 6.5", 5.75", 5.25" and 3". Price is for the set. 
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Circular Enamel Warning Notice
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Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's circular red on white enamel sign in very near mint condition. This example apparently was from the rear exterior of a tram and is detailed in upper cased text "Caution to ride or hang to the back of this vehicle is dangerous and strictly forbidden". Also detailed "British Made". The reverse is as clean and as exciting and the front.

12" diam. 
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Circular Enamel Warning Notice



Wrought Iron Garden Bench
Wrought Iron Garden Bench
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Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's blacksmith made wrought iron park / garden bench with slatted and riveted ironwork and shaped arms to each end. All in old black paintwork, a good sturdy four seater in super condition and ready for use.

72"x 31" tall at back.

1" front to back

16" tall at front of seat.

 
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Pair of Pierced Brass Fenders
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Original, quality matching pair of circa 1900, pierced brass fenders, a little different in dimensions, but otherwise identical with rolled over top trims, shaped bead to the plinth and a vertical pierced design. All polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Larger 28.75" x 10.75" and 5.25" tall. Other 26.25" x 10.75" and 5.25" tall. 
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Pair of Pierced Brass Fenders



Electric Indicator Board
Electric Indicator Board
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Original, quality electric indicator board circa 1900, in a teak cabinet with eight windows on a black glazed panel with black and white diagonal striped indicators. The windows are each detailed above "Dining Room", "Drawing Room", "Morning Room", "Bedroom No 1" and "Bedrooms" 2, 3, 4 and 5. The top of the panel is also detailed for the supplier (fitter) "W. Beuttell Landport". This superb example also has a gilded decorative line to the glass around the edge and an integral. Polished and lacquered brass bell, although the lacquer may br removed at no extra cost. All has been fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order. 18.5" x 18.5" including bell x 3.5" front to back. 
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The Merritt Brass Bar Corkpuller
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Original, quality late 19th century cast brass Pub Counter Corkpuller. This superb example has a wrought iron adjustable clamp for mounting to a bar top, shelf or table. The main body is impressed "The Merritt" to the brass and the clamp and the pull up and down handle has an original turned "ebony" grip, which is standard but special. To operate, the ebony grip needs to start at the top. The first pull down will twist the helix into the cork, retract the handle and the cork will be extracted from the bottle. Follow the same action again and the cork will be ejected. A smooth operation, corks are pulled from the bottle easily without a fuss. The internal mechanism will need an occasional oil using the hole on the upper surface halfway up. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. A beautiful corkpuller in use. Total with handle down 16" x 12" x 3.5". Total with handle up 22.5" x 14" x 3.5". 
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The Merritt Brass Bar Corkpuller



Recessed Brass Door Bolt
Recessed Brass Door Bolt
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Original, quality, late 19th century, heavy quality cast brass recessed door bolt with a replacement keep made to suit. This superb example, suitable for interior and exterior doors, has a sliding recessed tab to push the steel rod into the keep and has six countersunk screw holes for mounting and the keep plate has two. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. Bolt 8" x 1 3/8" keep and top of bolt plate 1.5" x 1 3/8". 
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Flow Blue and White Ceramic Platter
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Original, quality mid to late 19th century large oval ceramic meat platter in a "flow blue" colour on white. This super example has a design of cameos around the wide rim, each alternating one bird panel and one floral and the centre has a picture of a large "Highland Cattle Bull". The detail is a little blurred due to the "flow blue" effect, but all is perfect with no chips, cracks or blemishes otherwise. The underside has a manufacturers logo, also difficult to read (see picture). Complete and in good order. 19.25" x 16" x 2". 
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Flow Blue and White Ceramic Platter



Brass Crib Board
Brass Crib Board
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Original, quality late 19th century casket shaped brass cribbage board with a drawer to the front with a groove for the pegs and a space for a set of playing cards. This super example has a shaped crib board mounted to the top with inlaid copper sections for the peg holes, waisted sides to the body and all mounted on four bun feet. All is complete and in good and working order, has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is supplied with a set of four pegs turned to suit in brass. 9.25" x 4.25" x 2" tall. 
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Pair of Ceiling Mounted Electric Light Fittings
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Original, quality pair of 1920's surface mounted cut glass and brass electric light fittings. This pair of very hard to find light fittings has good deep cut glass shades, with the original polished brass shade holder for mounting flush to the ceiling. Has been rewired with modern three core flex and new brass UK bulb holders. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 8.5" tall and 8.75" diam of backplate. 
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Pair of Ceiling Mounted Electric Light Fittings



Large Sunlight Soap Enamel Sign
Large Sunlight Soap Enamel Sign
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Original, quality large enamel sign code dated for 1910 advertising "Sunlight Soap", "£1000 Guarantee of Purity" with a multi-coloured larger package of Sunlight Soap. An exceptional sign in exceptional condition with a very bright colour overall. Some chipping mainly to the outer edge and two pellet dents on the soap carton, otherwise complete and in good order. 36" x 27.25". 
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Cranberry and Opaline Glass Lamp Shade
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Original, quality 1920's bell shaped vaseline coloured glass electric light shade with a cranberry glass overlay and vertical opaline stripes. Will fit a standard modern UK bulb holder. Complete and in good order. 4" tall x 4.75" diam. 
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Cranberry and Opaline Glass Lamp Shade



Vaseline Glass Hall Lantern
Vaseline Glass Hall Lantern
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Original, quality 1920's cylindrical brass electric hall lantern in the original bronzed finish, with the original superb vaseline glass cylinder. A replacement bronzed ceiling rose and a length of similar chain is included and all has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holder. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. Lantern 11" tall, 6" widest plus chain 13" and ceiling rose 2" tall x 2.5" diam. 
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Pair of Cased Kingfishers
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Original, quality 1920's pair of adult Kingfishers mounted by "J. King of Warminster" with good groundwork in a glazed fronted wooden cabinet. The interior walls are painted a creamy white. The birds, in particular, are in superb condition, good and bright with no fading and no signs of mite. The case exterior has been repainted black and all is complete and in good order. 11.25" x 9" x 4.75" front to back. 
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Pair of Cased Kingfishers



Small Galvanised Bucket
Small Galvanised Bucket
Original, quality very small late 19th century galvanised bucket of the normal construction but only 4.5" tall and in super condition. Probably manufactured for use as a drip bucket under stationary engines. Complete and in good and working order. 8" tall with handle up and 5.5" down. 6.5" widest and 3.75" base. 
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The Ambulance Enamel Sign
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Original, quality pre-war white enamel sign detailing in black text instructions concerning the use of an ambulance entitled "How to use the Ambulance". Some chipping to the edges of the enamel plus three small areas touched in with paint a long time ago, otherwise a very bright and unusual sign. 24" x 16". 
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The Ambulance Enamel Sign



Copper Cookpot
Copper Cookpot
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Original, quality, 18th or early 19th century, circular, copper, bellied shaped cookpot, with a blacksmith made wrought iron swing handle and a copper lid with a strap handle. This good heavy example has dovetailed seams to the side and underside of the pan and a most unusual seam around the lid. Some very minor dents and pitting, both consistent with age, otherwise in truely amazing condition. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 11.5" tall with handle down, 16.5" tall with handle up, 15" widest.  
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Large Cast Iron Door Knocker
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Original, quality mid 19th century very detailed and large cast iron door knocker with a replacement knocking stud made to suit and replacement threaded bolts and nuts fitted. This superb example has two entwining stylised fish either side of a bearded head and another pair of mythical beasts devouring the tails of the fish. The reverse is impressed with the registration lozenge mark for the year 1842 and also 'No 1692' and '22' both in script for the model numbers. This example is detailed in the Kenrick Catalogue of 1876 but it has the code number 299. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. A most unusual cast iron door knocker, the first we have seen and a huge one at that. 9.5" drop x 6.25" widest and 2.5" front to back.  
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Large Cast Iron Door Knocker



Double Brass Coathook
Double Brass Coathook
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Original, quality 1920's cast brass double coat hook ( side by side ) with an oval backplate with three countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Backplate 1.5" x 1", total 3" wide x 2" tall and 1" front to back. 
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Walnut Hallstand
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Walnut Hallstand



Hudsons Soap Enamel Advert
Hudsons Soap Enamel Advert
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5 Piece Carving Set
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Original, quality late 19th century five piece steel meat carving set in the original fitted pale walnut case. The box interior is lined in red velvet to the base and red silk to the lid. The set comprises a joint carving knife and fork, a poultry carving knife and fork and a sharpening steel. The knives have "Scimitar" shaped blades, both etched "L&S Sheffield Best Cast Steel", the sharpening steel is impressed "Cast Steel" and the forks have good spring guards. A very clean set showing very little, if any, signs of use, complete and in good and working order. Remember, these pieces of cutlery are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they dislike water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. The exterior of the top of the box has an inset brass plate for engraving and some scratches and scuffs.Box 17.5" x 8.5" x 1.75". Price is for the set. 
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5 Piece Carving Set



Double Brass Hat and Coat Hooks
Double Brass Hat and Coat Hooks
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Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, large and heavy most unusual twin branch hat / coat hooks, probably continental. Each horizontal hat peg has an acanthus seed pod to the tip with a ball on top. Both the hooks are mounted with a finial above and below and onto the circular backplate with two screw holes for fixing to the wall. All have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order. 
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Benson Brass and Copper Electric Side Lamp
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Original, quality 1920's brass and copper serious Art and Crafts electric side lamp with twin branches with suspended pendant shade holders. This very pleasing electric light has a brass central stem mounted on a square plinth with bun feet and two sinewy and curved copper arms supporting the pendant / bulb holders and shades. The pair of copper rosettes are included in the price but the shades are not but may be available ref code: S368 at £700 the pair. This fabulous light has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex, new brass UK bulb holders, in-line switch and a three pin plug. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. We feel this light was designed by W.A.S Benson, although it is not stamped as such.19.5" tall x 14" excluding shades. Base 5" square and total 7" front to back excluding shades. 
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Benson Brass and Copper Electric Side Lamp



Pair of Mounted Cow Horns Obelisks
Pair of Mounted Cow Horns Obelisks
Original, quality pair of 1920's cow horns individually mounted on turned beech wood circular plinths each with three bun feet. These horns mounted as ornaments are probably continental but most unusual. Some blemishes and short cracks to the horns and some of the original colour to the plinths. Complete and in good order otherwise. Plinths 6" diam and 18" tall. 
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Pair of Enamel Signs
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Original, quality pair of 1920's enamel signs detailing "Uniforms & Liveries" and "Tailors & Outfitters". A most unusual find. Some rusting to the edges but basically complete. 
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Pair of Enamel Signs



Siddons Wrought Iron Saucepan Stand
Siddons Wrought Iron Saucepan Stand
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Original, quality late 19th century ten tier blacksmith made wrought iron saucepan stand, each shelf has the front strap impressed "Siddons No 1" to "Siddons No 10" and designed to display their full range of cast iron circular saucepans. Each shelf also has two side hooks to hold the lids and the top has a plate to fix it to a beam. Some repairs to the lower section and all has been cleaned and repainted black. Complete and in good and working order. 72" tall. 
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Shop Counter Glass Change Slope
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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Shop Counter Glass Change Slope



Huge Fist and Bar Brass Door Pull
Huge Fist and Bar Brass Door Pull
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Original, quality late 19th cenutry huge brass exterior door pull in the realistic form of a fist gripping a bar or a document roll with the original circular backplate with two concealed countersunk screw holes for mounting and a replacement threaded steel square with nut and washer. This door pull probably started life as a huge door handle for a strongroom or very large safe and now is ideal as a turning handle or a door pull. Cleaned and polished and complete and in good and working order. A magnicficent handle the largest we have seen of this form. Backplate 4" diam, total 5.7" wide and 3.5" front to back plus bar 4.25".  
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Mahogany Globe Wernicke Stacking Bookcase
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Original, quality circa 1900, five piece mahogany stacking bookcase with leaded glass up and over doors to the three sections. This unusual example has the base plinth with an integral drawer, a taller glazed section, two other shorter matching sections and the top cover. All is original and each glazed section has a transfer label on the back panel viewed from the front. All in the original finish and all stacking together easily. Complete and in good and working order. Set up 49.5" tall x 34" wide. Base 14.5" front to back. Top 12" front to back. 
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Mahogany Globe Wernicke Stacking Bookcase



Early Brass Oil Can
Early Brass Oil Can
Original, quality early 19th century or perhaps a little older, all brass oil can in the original unpolished green finish. This super example has a cylindrical body on four ball feet with a circular screw off filler cap to the top, a long tapered and curved spout to the front and a circular rope twist handle with finger rests top and bottom. This is the first we have seen and all is complete and in good and working order. 16" long, 3" wide and 5" tallest.  
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Set of Brass Fire Irons on Stand
Regd date 1883

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Set of Brass Fire Irons on Stand



Wirework Nursery Fender
Wirework Nursery Fender
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Original, quality mid 19th century, wirework nursery fender / spark guard. This unusually small spark guard has a steel floor to the base, a brass top rail and wirework swags under the brass rail. All has been cleaned and repainted black and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order. Exterior 21.5" tall x 29.5" wide x 8" front to back. Interior 28" wide x 7.5" front to back. 
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Winchester County Weights
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Original, quality part set of 5 matching mid 19th century bell shaped cast brass County Weights, 14lb, 7lb, 4lb, 2lb, & 1lb. These superb run of weights are all engraved to the front "Borough of Winchester 1847" and stamped "966". The top grips are engraved in script "14lb Avoir" 7lb Avoir and so on and on the shoulders and handle bases are stamped with a multiple of customs stamps and dates of when these were checked for the correct weight. This weights are referred to as County Weights for these were used by the Weights and Measures Office to check the scales and weights of all Traders and Shop Keepers in the area of Winchester to ensure they were accurate for use when selling goods. These weights here were part of a longer set to include 56lb, 28lb and 8 ounces to ¼ ounce. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order and very hard to find. 
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Winchester County Weights



Copper Jelly Mould
Copper Jelly Mould
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Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped copper jelly mould stamped '135' for the model. This very clean three tier mould is a most unusual example, the first we have seen, with eight hearts to the top, vertical finger forms beneath and a deep plinth rim. No dents, good internal tinning and ready for use if required. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 4.25" tall and 6.75" x 4.5". 
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Jasper Dip Cheese Dish and Cover
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Original, quality late 19th century blue and white jasper dip ceramic circular cheese dish and cover. This superb example has white applied oak leaf and acorn decoration around the rim of the base and the base of the cover. The cover also has a white applied detailed scene of horses, riders, and foxhounds at the kill of a fox, this scene is repeated. The top of the cover has an acorn shaped finial grip with a breathing hole through the centre. This super example has never seen a Stilton cheese before, is unused, and complete and in perfect condition. The underside of the base is impressed "B.P and Co" for the maker Brownhills Pottery and is not Wedgwood as you may think at first glance. Base 12" x 1.75. Top 8.25" x 9" diam. Total 9.5" tall.  
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Jasper Dip Cheese Dish and Cover



Copper Coal Helmet
Copper Coal Helmet
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Original, quality late 19th century very decorative copper coal helmet with a highly embossed top and lid, cast brass handle supports with a turned ebony grip and the original copper shovel with brass and ebony mounts. The shovel slides in a slot to the top of the coal helmet. This very elegant helmet is a top of the range model and is complete and in super condition with minor dents only, consistent with very little use. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 22" tall including shovel, 19.5" front to back, 13.5" wide and foot 9.5" diam. 
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Leather Photo Frame Black Watch Scottish Regiment
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Original, quality pre war superb brown leather covered photo frame with an easel type back stand and a shot silk covering to the reverse. The back will remove by turning the clips to gain access to change a photograph. The front is mounted with a cap badge of the Scottish Black Watch Regiment and apart from a couple of minor scratches to the leather front, all is complete and in good order. 18.75" tall x 11.75" wide, 8" front to back with stand open and 0.5" closed flat. Visible picture 14" x 9.5".  
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Leather Photo Frame Black Watch Scottish Regiment



Brass Customs Padlock with Key
Brass Customs Padlock with Key
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Original, quality, late 19th century, heavy cast brass padlock for Customs use. The main body is impressed for the manufacturer "Walsall Locks of Birmingham" and the front sealing cover is impressed "C and E" with a crown between and the sliding cover to the keyhole is stamped "C383". This padlock needs to be locked before the sealing cover can be closed over and likewise the padlock can be unlocked with the key, but the key needs to be removed to gain entry to behind the sealing cover. This padlock was manufactured for use by Customs officals to insert a recorded ticket behind the sealing cover. A most unusual padlock and the first we have seen. A replacement nickel key has been made to fit, all is now complete and in good and working order and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 3.75" x 2 and 1" front to back. 
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Set of 7 Kenrick Cast Iron Weights
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Original, quality late 19th century set of seven circular cast iron stacking weights from 4lb down to 1oz. This superb set are embossed "AK & Sons" for the manufacturer A Kenrick & Sons of West Bromwich and with an embossed design to the outer rim with the relevant weights. These are the most decorated sets produced by Kenrick & Sons and in superb condition. Polished and lacquered and complete. Stack 4" tall and 5" widest. 
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Set of 7 Kenrick Cast Iron Weights



Brass Grocers Scales and Weights
Brass Grocers Scales and Weights
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Original, quality 1920's all brass grocer's / chemists' shop counter scales on the original rectangular shaped mahogany plinth with a stack of old circular brass weights from 2lb down to half an ounce. This brass 'beam' scale will dismantle into ten pieces, plus the weights to ease storage. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. 22.5" tall + base 20" x 10" x 1.25". Total length 21" and weights 3.5" diam + 3" tall. 
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Avery Parcel Scale
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Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's all brass parcel balance stamped to the top for the makers "W&T Avery Ltd Birmingham". This super example is the first we have seen of this model. The scale is mounted on a rectangular shaped plinth in mahogany with two cast brass cup side handles and cut-outs to take the original set of nine brass nesting weights and 1 x 20 grams standing weight. The nesting weights are marked accordingly from 4lb to ¼ ounce and the five larger ones are stamped for "Avery Ltd". All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. Plinth 14" x 11" x 1.5" and total 15.5" x 11" x 6.5" tall. 
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Avery Parcel Scale



Pair of Brass Tea Caddies
Pair of Brass Tea Caddies
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century cylindrical brass storage canisters, with shaped and raised plinths and hinged lids. These were possibly shop tobacco jars or tea caddies. The interiors are tinned, and the lids are hinged to the rear section of the tops. All has been polished, and lacquered and are complete and in good order with no dents or damage.. These are the first we have seen. 8.5" tall x 7" diam base and 6" diam top rim.  
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GWR Blanket
Original, quality 1930's, deep maroon coloured blanket, decorated with the circular logo for The Great Western Railway. This example is bright in colour but has moth damage in several areas. Nevertheless, a great souvenir of this great railway. The Great Western Railway (GWR) was also nick-named God's Wonderful Railway (GWR) and Go When Ready (GWR). 60" x 68". 
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GWR Blanket



Cast Iron Railway Sign
Cast Iron Railway Sign
Original, quality late 19th century rectangular shaped heavy cast iron sign with cast in relief upper cased text detailing "Passengers are Requested to Cross the line by the Bridge". This unusual sign with a routered type border design and four holes for mounting has been cleaned and repainted with white on black gloss and is the first we have seen. Complete and in good order. 43.5" x 18.5" x 0.75". 
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Dairy Yoke with Chains
Original, quality, milkmaid's dairy yoke, circa 1900, complete with the original hooks and chains. This yoke, in beech, has a few worm holes, but has been well treated and the chains cleaned and lacquered. Part way down the chains are the adjustment hooks to ensure the length is correct for carrying the milk buckets, for ideally, the dairy maid would be holding the milk pails at a level for the yoke to take a share of the weight. A super clean yoke and chain, complete and in good and working order. Yoke 36" x 7" x 2.5" and hooks and chains 35" x 2". 
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Dairy Yoke with Chains



Trench Art Coal Scoop
Trench Art Coal Scoop
Original, quality First World War brass shell case 'Trench Art' decorated and worked to form a miniature coal helmet with a strap handle over and bullet tip legs. The end plate is detailed "Magdeburg Oct 1918" and 'Polte'. Polished and lacquered and in good order. 5" tall with handle up, 6.5" long and 3.5" wide base of shell case. 
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Callow and Son Copper Hunt Horn
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Original, quality 1920's copper hunting horn of a most unusual form with a nickel neck and mouthpiece and three nickel bands to the body. This example is impressed "Callow & Son 16 Mount St. London W". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Some very minor dents, otherwise complete and in good and working order, with a good loud tone. 9" long and 2" diam mouth. 
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Callow and Son Copper Hunt Horn



Expanding Home Office
Expanding Home Office
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Original, quality 1960's fold up office unit for the study. This superb example, a little late for my normal stock but an amazing piece of kit, was purchased new in 1963 by the previous owners. The lock is marked "Elzett Made in Hungary" and comes with a key. The exterior is finished in a medium coloured veneer and the interior in very pale maple. All is complete and in good and working order and very, very clean. Closed 32" wide x 45" tall plus 21" front to back. Fully open 64" wide and 30" front to back. 
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Brass Plumbob
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Original, quality late 19th century medium sized turned brass plumb bob with a screw off top cap to retain the line. This example has a steel point and is stamped "12" for the size. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 5" x 2.25" wide. 
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Brass Plumbob



Brass Loo Door Lock Set
Brass Loo Door Lock Set
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Original, quality heavy cast brass loo door lock set circa 1900 / 1920's complete with all the necessary pieces. This was designed to be mounted on the outside of an inward opening door and is handed. When the coin is inserted, the locked door can be opened and when the bolt inside is slid to lock, another coin can not be inserted for another person to enter, only when the bolt is drawn back again to open can another person gain entry. Also when the bolt is slid either way the indicator will change from "Vacant" to "Engaged" and "vice versa". The two brass keeps and the keys are all replacements made to suit. All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order, using old pennies. A super 1d in the slot brass loo lock of seven pieces and ten old pennies. Lock box 13" x 4" x 1.25". 
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Shop Counter Ginger Beer Dispenser, 2 available
Original, quality 1920's two tone glazed stoneware Shop Counter Ginger Beer dispenser of an unusual size. This scaled up example of an ordinary ginger beer, impressed "1 gall" has retained the original screw in stopper to the top, has a threaded front hole to the bottom to take a tap and is transfer decorated to the front and back for the manufacturer of the original contents "Melsoms home brewed Ginger Beer 16 Portland Road Holland Park". Absolutely in mint condition, with no chips blemishes or fading. The first we have seen of this model. 16" tall x 6.25" base diam. 
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Shop Counter Ginger Beer Dispenser, 2 available



Copper Coffee Pot
Copper Coffee Pot
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Original, quality mid 19th century copper coffee pot with a side spout, a hinged circular lid with a brass finial grip and a side handle with a turned and ebonised grip with a super heart shaped fixing mount to the handle. The sides of the body are sloping in towards the top, and the interior has good tinning. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 9.5" tall and 5.5" base diam, 8" wide including spout and 11.25" wide including side handle.  
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Mounted Red Deer Antlers
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Mounted Red Deer Antlers



French Flint 2 Piece Grindstone
French Flint 2 Piece Grindstone
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Norris 51 Smoothing Plane
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Original, quality 1920's smoothing plane with a steel body, a brass lever cap, the original two piece cutting blade and the original mahogany infill with a closed grip to the rear. The 2.25" blades are marked "Wm Marples & Son", the lever cap "Norris 51 London" and the brass turn button adjuster to the top "Norris London" and the patent number for the year 1913. This plane has been well used showing scuffs and knocks to the wooden infill but is still in excellent condition, complete and in good working order. The steel has been cleaned and waxed, the wooden infill cleaned and refinished and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 8.75" long x 6" tall and 2.5/8" wide. 
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Norris 51 Smoothing Plane



Baden Powell Copper Kettle
Baden Powell Copper Kettle
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Original, quality superb copper kettle, with lid, circa 1900 / 1920. The underside is impressed with the logo for the manufacturer W. Souter and Sons of Birmingham and all is in super condition. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. But most of all look at the engraving to the shoulders and the finial to the lid, one side has two union flags, "October 17 1899" and "May 18 1900" and "B.P" for General Baden Powell. The other side is engraved "Mafeking". Baden Powell was successful in relieving the troops held down in "Mafeking", during the campaign wars in South Africa. Baden Powell was later renowned for setting up the Boy Scout Movement. This kettle is the first we have seen and initially I was not sure if the finial to the lid was a later addition but I believe it now to be original. 12" tall x 8" wide and 11.5" front to back including spout.  
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Whitbread's Advertising Water Jug
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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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Whitbread's Advertising Water Jug



Large Deep 'D' Shaped Stone Trough
Large Deep 'D' Shaped Stone Trough
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Original, quality 18th or early 19th century deep stone trough with two holes drilled for drainage and a 'D' shape to one end . the squared end has a short crack to the corner that does not reach the floor. All has a good colour and covering of lichen to the outside and is complete and in good order, apart from the short crack. Exterior 48" x 25" x 11" tall. Interior 44" x 21" 9" deep. 
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5 Brass and Ceramic Coat Hooks on Board
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Original, quality late 19th century wall mounted coatrack, all in the original finish. This super example has five matching brass hat and coat hooks with cast brass backplates and white ceramic finials. All mounted on a shaped walnut backboard in the original "wood grained" painted finish. Fix to wall by removing the end hooks, use the holes provided, then refit the coat hooks to conceal the wall screws. The hooks can be polished to shiny brass for no extra charge if required. All is complete and in good and working order. Backboard 34.5" x 6" x 1". Total including hooks 8.5" tall and 4.75" front to back. 
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5 Brass and Ceramic Coat Hooks on Board



Pair of First World War Shell Cases
Pair of First World War Shell Cases
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Original, quality pair of First World War brass shell cases with the original projectiles. These examples are stamped to the underside "37-85. PD. PS. 218. 9.16" for 1916 and the other shell "37-85. P. D.PS. 7.12.14. H" for 1914. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in good order. 6.5" tall and 1.75" base diam. 
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Large Glazed Stoneware Mixing Bowl
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Original, quality large late 19th century glazed stoneware mixing bowl with a beaded embossed band, an impressed '6' for the size and "Price of Bristol" for the maker. A most unusual mixing bowl the first we have seen. Complete and in good and working order. 14.75" top diam and 6.75" tall. 
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Large Glazed Stoneware Mixing Bowl



Fully Converted Railway Wall Telephone
Fully Converted Railway Wall Telephone
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Original, quality wall telephone produced by Gent of Leicester and introduced around the 1920's as a railway telephone. The primary function was to be an intercom between stations and generally situated in the signal box. This example has been fully restored and converted to work perfectly on a standard modern B.T. telephone line. During the current restoration and conversion this telephone has been completely disassembled and cleaned, some parts and the cords have been renewed, and full details of the work carried out, with a list of replacement parts fitted is included with this item, as well as photos of before and after restoration. All is now complete and in good and working order. Backplate 11.5" x 6" and total 7" front to back. 
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Sycamore Dairy Bowl
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Original, quality late 19th century sycamore dairy bowl with two old splits now well repaired with wooden butterfly wedges. This super example has a good overall two tone colour, no wormholes and all is now complete and in good order. 18" diam x 3.5" tall. 
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Sycamore Dairy Bowl



Nickel Coaching Horn
Nickel Coaching Horn
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Original, quality late 19th century telescopic coaching horn in nickel. This unusual example will slide down into half its length and is detailed to the flared end for the maker "Kohler & Son 118 Victoria Street Westminster (from Covent Garden)". All has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order with no dents or cracks. A super example. Full length 30" and short length 20.5" x 2.75". 
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Pair of Tench by Cooper
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Original, quality, circa 1900, mounted brace of Tench in a bow fronted glazed cabinet with glazed end panels. This super example has all the quality and realism of a Cooper mount but no detailed label to that effect, however the label does detail who caught them and where and the weights. "Caught by T.Potter, July 15th, 1901 Weights 4lbs and 4lb 2ozs". Again great groundwork typical of Cooper. The exterior of the case has been cleaned and repainted black and the original wire loops are intact for wall mounting. Complete and in good order. Cabinet 39" x 15.5" tall plus loop and 8" front to back at centre of bow front. 
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Pair of Tench by Cooper



Chinoiserie Electric Standard Lamp
Chinoiserie Electric Standard Lamp
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Original, quality 1920's wooden electric standard lamp finished in a lacquered chinoiserie design with a tapered stem and a circular base. The decorative chinoiserie finish is rubbed in places and has some missing here and there, but overall this lamp is generally in good condition, most unusual and complete and in good and working order. Excluding shade fixed height 65" and base 14" diam. The shade is for display only.  
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Frys Advertising Mirror
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Original, quality 1920's fry's advertising mirror in the original frame. The ply backboard has been replaced with another similar for the original was wormy. This super mirror is detailed "Frys Chocolate by appointment, Makers to T.M. the King & Queen" (being King George V) and "Makers to H.M. Queen Alexandra." This also has the Royal Coat of Arms in colour to the centre and "300 gold medals and c". Some very minor blemishes to the edges of the mirror, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. Exterior frame 29.75" x 12" x 1" front to back. Usuable mirror 27" x 9.25". 
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Frys Advertising Mirror



Pair of 4.5
Pair of 4.5" Brass Door Bolts
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Pair of original, quality circa 1900, Scottish pattern cast pink brass surface mounted door bolts with replacement keeps made to suit. These unusual examples have three countersunk screw holes for mounting and the keep has two. Other matching brass door bolts, but larger may well be available ref code: DB536 and DB537. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Bolt 4.5" x 1.25" x 0.5" front to back. Keep 1.25" x 5/8".  
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Pair of Bateys Ginger Beer Enamel Signs
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Original, quality pair of 1930's brightly coloured enamel advertising signs for Batey's Ginger Beer and other soft drinks. Both signs have red text on a white background with red border. One details "Drink Batey's Ginger Beer At Meals & The Other Lemonade, Soda Water, Ginger Beer, Kola etc. One Quality, the Best". One is detailed to the bottom edge "Bruton Palmers Green" in small print and the other "Chromo Wolverhampton". Some damage to the enamel only on the top two corners and top mounting hole to one and to the top mounting hole only to the other. Seriously good looking signs with great colour. 30" x 20" each. 
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Pair of Bateys Ginger Beer Enamel Signs



Pair of Brass Shelf Brackets
Pair of Brass Shelf Brackets
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Original, quality pair of 1920's cast brass shelf brackets, each with three countersunk screw holes to the backplate for mounting and an upturn to the front to stop the shelf slipping forward. This pair of brackets have decorative curled supports and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed a no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order. The first brass shelf brackets we have seen for a long time. 6.25" tall x 0.5" wide and 6.5" front to back. Will take a shelf 6.25" front to back. 
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Cut Glass Oil Lamp
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Original, quality 1920's all in one cut glass oil side lamp with an original brass twin 1" wick burner with gallery and a glass chimney. Good wear marks to the underside of this lamp. Fully overhauled, the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. The glass chimney is included in the price, the shade is not included but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code OS121. 24" tall with chimney. 16" tall without chimney. 6.5" base diam. 
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Cut Glass Oil Lamp



Hipkins Small Fireproof Safe
Hipkins Small Fireproof Safe
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Original, quality 1920's small fireproof safe in the original paintwork inside and out. The exterior is very, very dark green almost black to the top, back and sides and the door is more natural green with original red coachlining. The interior is again in original paint in a contrasting light green with a small drawer to the floor and an original transfer for the supplier / retailer in Liverpool and the drawer has brass fittings and one key. The door has retained all its original brass fittings with a drop bar handle, a sliding up keyhole cover with an embossed coat of arms and a circular pressed brass maker's plate in the original matt gilt finish detailing "E. Hipkins & Co Kateshill Works Dudley" and with an embossed coat of arms matching the keyhole cover. The brass handle and key cover have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The locks have been fully overhauled and two keys are provided for the door and all is complete and in good and working order. A real beauty. Exterior 19.75" tall x 13.75" and 15.25" front to back. Interior 10" tall x 7.5" and 7.25" front to back plus drawer. 
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Large Stone Sink
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Original, quality late 18th or early 19th century rectangular shaped stone sink, with a drain hole to the floor with an inset square wrought iron grille. A good weathered colour. In good clean condition and complete and in good order. Exterior 50" x 26" x tall 7.5". Interior 46" x 22" x 5" deep. 
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Large Stone Sink



Mahogany Childs High Chair / Low Chair
Mahogany Childs High Chair / Low Chair
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Original, quality 1930's / 40's all mahogany and fruitwood child's high chair with a lift out tray to the front and footboards and the facility to fold the chair over and down to lock up as a low chair on wheels with a play surface with counting beads to the left and right. The original ivorine label is still fitted to the reverse and details "Millson's baby cars and carriages, 303 Oxford St London. W". All is in the original finish and complete and in good and working order. Some signs of use to the tray top and seat top, otherwise all very presentable and usable. 41" tall when up as a high chair. Spread of feet 20" x 20". 27" tall when down and max size 33.5" x 20.5". 
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Mounted Snowy Owl
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Original, quality 1920's, adult snowy owl superbly mounted on a rock with good groundwork and a good lifelike apparance. This specimen is mounted within a fully glazed cabinet to the four sides and top and mounted on an oak plinth with block feet. Probably the most handsome bird I have had to date and all is complete and in good order. Case 13.5" x 11.75", plinth 14.75" x 13.5", total height 28".  
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Mounted Snowy Owl



Horseshoe Shaped Coatrack
Horseshoe Shaped Coatrack
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Original, quality, late 19th century, carved oak coatrack in a horseshoe form, with a diamond shaped bevelled mirror to the centre and five cast iron hat or coathooks in the original bronzed finish. The mirror is a little smokey, but not damaged and all is complete and in good order. An unusual coatrack well worth looking into. Frame 29.25" x 22" x 1" front to back and 4.75" front to back including hook. 
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24" Brass Recessed Door Bolt
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Original, quality late 19th century all brass recessed door bolt with a replacement keep plate made to suit. This extra long example as five countersunk screw holes to the faceplate, one each to the top and the keep, a surface mounted turned finial / grip and a wrought iron concealed rod. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order. Bolt 24" x 0.75", top plate and keep 1.5" x 0.75". 
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24



8oz Avery Ceramic Weight
8oz Avery Ceramic Weight
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Original, quality circa 1900, white ceramic "8oz" grocers' / butchers' counter weight. This super example although cracked in several places has no chips or other blemishes and has retained a good clean colour. This is detailed in blue / green in a band around the base, "W & T Avery Birmingham" in a swag style logo and "Imperial 8oz" to the top. 2 1/8" diam and 2" tall. 
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Lion Cast Iron Door Knocker
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Original, quality mid 19th century large cast iron door knocker in the form of a realistic lions face with a mane. This superb example has the original cast iron square nuts and threaded rods and has a replacement cast iron circular knocking stud included. All has been cleaned and repainted black and is complete and in good and working order. Total 9.5" tall x 5.5" wide and 1.5" front to back. 
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Lion Cast Iron Door Knocker



6 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting
6 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting
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Original, quality 1920's cast brass six branch electric light fitting with a spherical body with six downward facing shaped arms. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A most unusual form, the first we have seen. All is complete and in good and working order. The shades are not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: S366. 20" tall excluding shades. 23" widest excluding shades plus 16" chain + original rose 4" x 4" diam. 
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Ceramic Tin and Copper Bain Marie
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Original, quality circa 1900 tin bain marie saucepan set with three cream coloured graduated ceramic pans with steel lids, side handles, two end loop carry handles and a sheet copper floor. As has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Appears unused and is perfect with not a blemish or damage in sight. A most unusual set. Complete and in good and working order. Pan 17" x 6" x 6" tall. Total 7" tall including saucepans. 
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Ceramic Tin and Copper Bain Marie



Mahogany Wellington Chest of Drawers
Mahogany Wellington Chest of Drawers
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Original, quality seven drawer mahogany Wellington chest circa 1900, in the original finish. This example has seven graduated drawers, each with a pair of brass drop handles in the original old lacquer finish as is the cabinet. A very clean chest of drawers with the original locking upright bar and key to the right hand side. Some minor scratches overall, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. 45.5" + 22" wide and 16.5" front to back at the top. 
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Swaine and Brigg Flask and Sandwich Box
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Original, quality 1920's near unused very clean leather saddle case with a spirit flask and double hinged sandwich box. This super example is complete with side straps for saddle mounting with nickel buckles. The sandwich box is marked to the inside for the manufacturer / retailer "Swaine & Brigg London", "Made in England" and "EPBM" for electroplated Brittania Metal. All is complete, near mint and suitable for use if required. The best we have had. 6.5" tall x 6" x 1.75" front to back. 
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Swaine and Brigg Flask and Sandwich Box



Colchester Rose Garden Advert Pencil
Colchester Rose Garden Advert Pencil
Original, quality flat pencil in sleeve, issued at the National Rose Society's Temple Show in 1902. The sleeve is advertising "Frank Cant & Co Brainswick Rose Garden Colchester. Complete and in good order. 3.5" x 3/8" x 1/8". 
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Glass Fly Trap
Original, quality late 19th century circular shaped freeblown glass fly trap with a ground inner neck to the top, an applied top collar, three applied glass feet and a cut and polished facet decoration to the centre. This most unusual example may well have had a glass stopper, if so it is long gone; otherwise this is perfect with no chips or cracks. Complete and in good and working order. 5.5" tall x 6.5" widest. 
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Glass Fly Trap



Copper Pipe Rack
Copper Pipe Rack
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Original, quality, embossed sheet copper, wall mounted pipe rack of a serious Art Nouveau form, circa 1900. This example has two holes for mounting, six holes for the pipes and a deep embossed Art Nouveau poppy seed head detail, with a hammered finish. A good, old repair to the pipe holes, has been lacquered and all is complete and in good and working order. 7.5" x 4.5" x 1.25". 
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Pratts Map of Roads to Goodwood
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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Pratts Map of Roads to Goodwood



Brass Steam Whistle
Brass Steam Whistle
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Original, quality late 19th century all brass steam whistle in the original unpolished green patinated finish, and originally from a factory. Complete and in good order and therefore one assumes it works. An unusual find today. 17" tall x 2.25" diam x 8" including lever. 
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Printers High Stool
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Original, quality late 19th century tall printers stool in fruitwood. This good example has square section legs with six stretchers and a super shaped rectangular seat. All in a great colour marked overall with old printers ink splashes. A very firm and solid high stool. Complete and in good order. 28" tall and seat top 15" x 12". 
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Printers High Stool



Holophane Electric Light Fitting
Holophane Electric Light Fitting
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Original, quality multifaceted moulded glass 'Holophane' electric light fitting. This superb light, patented in 1909, has the original brass shade holder and has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and a new brass UK bulb holder. A length of new brass chain and a new replacement brass ceiling rose is included. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 10" tall including holder + 16" chain + 6" diam and 2" rose x 2.5" diam. 
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Large Brass Letter Flap
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Original, quality 1930's / 40's heavy cast brass letter flap of good proportions. This heavy duty example of a plain form has a weighted flap with a replacement bar and springs and replacement threaded bars and nuts have been fitted. A great letter flap and difficult to find these larger ones in yellow brass. Complete and in good and working order. Exterior 14" x 5.75" x 0.5". Aperture 10" x 2.75". Bolt centre 12". 
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Large Brass Letter Flap



Huntley and Palmer Ceramic Biscuit Box
Huntley and Palmer Ceramic Biscuit Box
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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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Spiked Gate Guard
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Original, quality 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron security mount for over a gate to prevent unwanted visitors. This superb work of art has a curved shallow arch form with mounting plates at each end with three screw holes to each and 26 square spikes looking very serious. Complete and in good order. 51" long x 14.5" tallest including spikes. 2" strapwork and 3.25" wide splayed mounts, each spike 3.5". 
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Spiked Gate Guard



8
8" Minton Pictorial Tile
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Original, quality 1920's, superb 8" glazed pictorial tile embossed to the reverse for the manufacturer "Mintons China Works, Stoke-on-Trent" and "Made in England". This larger than average tile is one of a set of 12 produced by Mintons and designed by J Moyr Smith depicting various scenes from Sir Walter Scott's novels, this one entitled "Fair Maid of Perth" and the scene "Bonthron Accuses Rothsay". Complete and perfect. 8" x 8" and 0.5".  
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Pair of Huge Octagonal Door Handles
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century larger than average superb cast pink brass octagonal shaped door handles with the original matching backplates, a square bar to fit standard mortice locks and latches. Some knocks and scuffs consistent with use and some old screw holes drilled rather badly, now filled and patched. All is now complete and in good and working order and ideal for a huge front door. Backplate 3.25" diam, knob 2.75" diam and 3.25" front to back. 
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Pair of Huge Octagonal Door Handles



Double Inkwell Stand
Double Inkwell Stand
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Original, quality circa 1900, decorative cast brass inkstand ( Standish ) with a pen rest and a pair of cut glass square inkwells. The stand is highly embossed with acanthus leaf designs and has four bracket feet and the pair of inks have brass collars and hinges and are perfect with no chips or blemishes. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A very, very clean example of a very usable inkwell set. Complete and in good and working order. The pen in picture is not included and is for show only. 7" x 4" x 3" tall. 
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Cast Iron Dinosaur Nutcracker
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Original, quality large cast iron table top nutcracker in the form of a dinosaur in the original bronzed finish. This very clean example is operated by lifting the tail to expose the open jaws for the nut to be inserted before pressing down the tail. The ridge spines are stamped with the registration number for the year 1939. Cleaned and complete and in good and working order. 14" x 5.25" tall and 3.5" widest. 
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Cast Iron Dinosaur Nutcracker



Bronze Finish Electric Reading Light
Bronze Finish Electric Reading Light
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Original, quality 1920's brass electric desk / reading lamp in the original bronze finish. This super example has a circular weighted base with an embossed detail, a square tube stem and shade holder and the original trough shade. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex, a new brass UK bulb holder and a three pin plug. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. Base 8" diam, shade 8.75" x 4.75" x 2.75", total height 15.75" and 11" widest. Can be polished back to the shiny brass for no extra charge if required. 
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Leather Fire Bucket
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Original, quality mid to late 19th century fireman's leather fire bucket with a copper band to the top and a leather strap on wrought iron rings. This example rivetted throughout is in super condition with a good waxed finish. Complete and in good order. Bucket 10.5" tall and 10.5" top diam. Total tall 21.5" with strap up as if hanging. 
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Leather Fire Bucket



49 Pieces of Flow Blue on White Ceramic Part Dinner Service
49 Pieces of Flow Blue on White Ceramic Part Dinner Service
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Original, quality forty-nine pieces of late 19th century 'Flow' blue part dinner service in a stunning Art Noveau "Oxford" pattern and manufactured by "Ford & Sons Burslem". All items of this incomplete set are perfect but for some minor crazing to three plates. The forty-nine pieces consist of 10 soup bowls, 11 dinner plates, 11 dessert plates, 10 dessert bowls, 2 small oval platters, 1 large tureen with stand and lid and 1 small tureen with stand but no lid. Soup bowls 9.5" diam. Dinner plates 9.5" diam. Dessert plates 7.25" diam. Two platters 12" x 9.25" each. Tureen 14" x 9". Tureen on stand 14" x 10". A few other matching pieces but all damaged may well be available free of charge. 
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Pair of WT&S Brass Candlesticks
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Original, quality late 19th century pair of cast brass candlesticks of an unusual form, with pierced decoration of flowers, vines, acanthus leaves and faces of a bearded mythical character. The lift out sconces to the top are impressed "Protected" and the undersides of the candlestick bases are impressed with the sun logo and "WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son of Birmingham' and with the registration number for the year 1888. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order. 10.5" tall and base 5.75" diam including feet.  
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Pair of WT&S Brass Candlesticks



Benson Copper and Brass Teapot
Benson Copper and Brass Teapot
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Original, quality serious Art and Crafts copper and brass teapot circa 1880 / 1900, designed and manufactured by WAS Benson. This super example has a "genie lamp" shape with a copper body and cast brass spout, loop handle, circular base and circular lid with a turned horn finial grip. There is no doubt this was manufactured by Benson, although it is not marked as such. Apart from a minor dent to one side on the upper rim, all is complete and in good and working order and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 7" tall, 9" wide including handle and spout + 5" front to back. Plinth 3.25" diam and lid 2.5" diam. 
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Benson Copper Tray and Tea Set
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Original, quality, circa 1880 / 1900, copper tea tray and four piece tea set of an unusual form, designed by W.A.S. Benson in the Art and Crafts manner. This super oval tray with a soft gallery and rolled over ends to act as handles is stamped to the underside "W.A.S Benson", Although the rest of set is not; he was known not to mark everything. This tea set is well illustrated in reference works published on Benson & Co. The teapot and milk jug have brass pouring lips and handles and the copper lid of the teapot has a knob turned in cowhorn always associated with Benson. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order, with no dents or damage to be seen. Tray 21.5" x 9" x 1.5". Teapot 6" tall, 3.75" wide and 5" including handle. Price is for the set. 
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Benson Copper Tray and Tea Set



Hot Water Jug
Hot Water Jug
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Original, quality late 19th century white ceramic jug with a shaped handle to the rear, a circular lid with a deep collar and transfer printed to the front "Hot Water". A most unusual water jug with no chips or cracks and complete and in good order. 7.5" x 6" front to back and 5" wide. 
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Carved Sycamore Bread Board
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Original, quality late 19th century circular sycamore breadboard carved to the outer border "Cut and come again". A most unusual breadboard, well used, but still in super condition. 11.75" diam x 0.75". 
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Carved Sycamore Bread Board



Pewter Inkwell Filler
Pewter Inkwell Filler
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Original, quality late 19th century pewter inkwell filler with a long shaped pouring spout and a tankard shaped side handle. This unusual item has no makers stamps or other identifying marks and is all in one, so what else can it be for ? Complete and in good order. 3.25" tall, base 2.5" diam, total 4.75" front to back and 4.5" wide including handle.  
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Mahogany 6 Drawer Plan Chest
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Original, quality 1960's two piece mahogany and mahogany veneered plan chest with three large shallow drawers to each stacking section. Two drawers bottoms are stamped "This is an Abbess M701 Product". A very clean example, cleaned and refinished and complete and in good and working order. Total 29.5" tall x 48" x 36" front to back. Each drawer interior 42.5" x 30.5". Base section 17.5" tall and upper 11.5". 
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Mahogany 6 Drawer Plan Chest



Hanging Bowl Light Fitting
Hanging Bowl Light Fitting
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Original, quality 1920's hanging bowl electric light with replacement chrome on brass fittings comprising three hooks to the sides of the bowl, three chains, ceiling rose and a new bulbholder wired with new three core white silk covered flex. This super shade has a hand painted under glaze scene of a parakeet on branches with berries and pine needle leaves. This brightly coloured scene is repeated three times and looks amazing lit up. The chrome fittings have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. A most unusual decoration. 14" diam x 7" plus 15" chain plus 2.5" ceiling rose x 2.5" diam. 
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Pair of 5ft Teak Garden Benches
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Original, quality pair of matching post-war teak garden benches nicely weathered and with a light colouring of lichen. Both are in super condition and complete and in good order. 59" long x 33" tall at back and 21.5" front to back at arm. Seat to ground 15.5" tall. 
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Pair of 5ft Teak Garden Benches



White Enamelled Shop Counter Scales
White Enamelled Shop Counter Scales
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Original, quality 1930's / 40's grocer's shop counter scales with the large fan shaped weight and price windows to the back and front. This good working scale is calibrated to weigh up to 3lbs in 1 ounce divisions, has the original stainless steel pan and adjustable feet underside. All is complete and in good and working order and in near mint condition. The white enamel has not a chip in sight. 25" tall x 16" widest and 18" front to back including pan. 
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Brass Electric Side Lamp / Wall Light
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Original, quality 1920's cast brass electric desk / reading lamp with the facility for alternative use as a wall light. This Art Nouveau example has a pierced and decorated base, an arched over arm and a swivel joint for the bulb holder. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex, a new brass UK bulb holder, in-line switch and a three pin plug. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Base 5.5" x 3.75" and total 10.5" tall as desk lamp. The shade is not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code S221. 
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Brass Electric Side Lamp / Wall Light



The Ebor Skirt Marker
The Ebor Skirt Marker
Original, quality 1920's patent skirt marker in honey coloured oak. This unusual example is transfer printed to the top "The Ebor Skirt Marker Regd No for the year 1921". In the original finish and complete and in good and working order. 18" tall and plinth 8" x 5". 
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Tea Blenders Scale
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Original, quality 1920's unused brass tea blender's beam scale in the original lacquered finish and in the original oak box. All is in mint condition as the day is was issued. The label to the inside of the lid is for the manufacturer "H.G Planer & Co of 16 Mincing Lane London EC3". The scale is truly in mint condition with green silk ropes, black silk top grip, original lacquer finish and the counterbalance weight. Complete and in good and working order. Box 8" x 4" x 2" and beam 7". Price is for the set. 
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Tea Blenders Scale



Farmers Fire and Life Firemark
Farmers Fire and Life Firemark
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Original, quality mid to late 19th century pressed copper insurance firemark, recently mounted on an oak backboard made to suit. This super example is in the original green patinated colour but rather thin and frail in places, hence the fresh backboard. A well detailed firemark nevertheless with a sheaf of corn to the centre and swags and banner around. Plaque 10.25" x 8" and backboard 12.5" x 10". 
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Art Nouveau Brass Interior Electric Bell Push
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Original, quality, unused pressed brass interior electric bell push in a serious Art Nouveau design. The circular cast brass bell push is mounted on the backplate which has four screw holes for fixing. This backplate has deep relief forms of styalised poppy seed heads with stems and leaves and the reverse is stamped with the registration number for the year 1904. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled, complete and in good and working order. 4" tall x 3.75" wide and 1" front to back. 
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Art Nouveau Brass Interior Electric Bell Push



Set of 3 White Glass Lamp Shades
Set of 3 White Glass Lamp Shades
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Original, quality set of three 1920's / 30's matching white ribbed glass gas shades. With the original aluminium gas shade holder drilled out to fit a standard, modern, electric bulb holder. Will also fit old 3.5" gas galleries, if required. The shade holders are stamped for the manufacturer "Veritas" and "British Made" and with the registration number for the year 1932. Complete and in good and working order. 6" tall including holder x 5.75" widest. 
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Cased Heron by Pashley Norfolk
Original, quality late 19th century superb cased Heron with a super label to the reverse for the taxidermist "H.N Pashley of Cley-Next-The-Sea Norfolk", "animal and bird preserver and collector". The label also refers to "Winner of the prize offered by the late Right Hon. Lord Lifford for the best mounted specimen Ref 'Field' May 1890". A very realistic pose and a clean cabinet and complete and in good order. 35" tall x 28" and 11" front to back. 
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Cased Heron by Pashley Norfolk



Pair of Ring Door Handles
Pair of Ring Door Handles
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Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass door handles in the form of shaped drop ring grips on a square or diamond shaped backplate. A square bar is included to fit a standard mortice lock and latch. Each backplate has shaped outer edges and four screw holes for mounting. Polished, complete and in good and working order. A superb pair of handles of a good weight, could be converted to pulls if required on request. Backplate 2.5" square or 3.25" diamond shape, total 4" wide x 4" tall and 1.5" front to back.  
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Pair of 18.5" Wrought Iron Door Hinges
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron 'T' shaped door hinges in great condition and nicely pitted with age. Each has five countersunk screw holes to the strap and five to the 'T' plate. All has been cleaned and lacquered and are complete and in good and working order. Strap 18.5" from hinge pin and 'T' plate 6" x 1". 
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Pair of 18.5



Shand and Mason Fire Engine Lamp
Shand and Mason Fire Engine Lamp
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Original, quality late 19th century oil fired vehicle side lamp for a fire engine. This super example, manufactured by 'Shand and Mason', is totally complete and in good and working order. All has been fully overhauled, the metalwork painted gloss red and the brass mounts polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The brass label to the top details "Shand Mason and Co Fire Engine makers Upper Ground St Blackfriars Road London" , the two bevelled glass panels are intact and the burner has a locking spring, brass mounts and a slide off reflector. A really good example and complete. 9.75" tall with handle down, 5.5" wide and 5" front to back. 
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3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting
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Original, quality 1920's continental three branch cast brass Art Nouveau electric light fitting. This super example has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer, may be removed at no extra cost. A length of replacement brass chain is included and all is complete and in good and working order.  
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3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting



Aviator's Goggles
Aviator's Goggles
Original, quality pair of Second World War Pilots' goggles with grey painted frames on padded leather mounts in super condition and complete. The elasticated strap is weak but still usable. 8" x 3.5" tall and 1" front to back. 
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Poachers Alarm
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron and cast iron poachers alarm. This was loaded with a blank cartridge staked in the undergrowth, and wired to a trip wire and when tripped by an unsuspecting poacher the weight was released to drop on the firing pin to set off the blank cartridge. All is complete and in good order. 36" tall x 1.75" widest and 2.5" front to back. 
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Poachers Alarm



J. Weiss Strength Gauge
J. Weiss Strength Gauge
Original, quality late 19th century hand strength gauge. This example, the first we have seen, has an oval shaped steel frame with the nickel gauge plate to the centre with a shaped needle to register. It is used by placing it in the palm of one's hand and squeezing as hard as possible. It actually works and appears complete. 4.75" x 2.25" x 0.5". 
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Miniature Cast Iron Mincer
Original, quality 1920's continental cast iron shelf mounted food mincer of small proportions. This super example, the first we have seen, will dismantle into pieces for cleaning after use and has the original turned wooden handle and adjustable table clamp. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. 6.5" tall x 6" wide including handle and 2.25" hopper top. 
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Miniature Cast Iron Mincer



County Insurance Agency Plaque
County Insurance Agency Plaque
Original, quality 1920's, painted tin firemark, with Brittania and a lion above "County", mounted onto a shield shaped oak backboard for wall hanging. This backboard is impressed and gilded to the top "Agency Of" and beneath "Fire, Burglary, Accident, Motors etc". Some surface scratches to the background of the tin plaque, otherwise complete and in good order. Backboard 12" x 15" + 1".  
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Set of 14 Cut Glass Lamp Shades
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Superb set of fourteen original, quality matching frosted with cut glass 1920's / 30's lamp shades. Each shade of a bell shape has a frosted upper section with vertical cut glass lines and four lower panels of cut glass hobnail pattern. Will fit standard, modern, UK electric bulb holders. Not a blemish in sight and complete. 6" tall x 5" widest. Price is for the set. 
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Set of 14 Cut Glass Lamp Shades



6 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting
6 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting
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Original, quality 1920's cast brass six branch electric light fitting. This most unusual example has a cast brass top rose with a concealed eye for hanging and six long tubular brass rods fitted to the six cast brass arms. All has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. The drop can be shortened at no extra cost on request by shortening the six brass tubes. The contemporary shades are not included in the price but may well be available. All is complete and in good and working order. 34" drop excluding shades and 20" diam excluding shades.  
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Pair of 3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fittings
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Original, quality pair of 1920's three branch cast brass hanging electric light fittings. Have been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. Replacement card candle look-a-likes have been fitted to cover the bulb holders and a length of new brass chain and a new replacement brass ceiling rose is included for each light fitting. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 18.5" tall + 16" chain + 2.75" rose x 3.5" diam. 
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Pair of 3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fittings



Steam Bath Cabinet
Steam Bath Cabinet
Original, quality late 19th century panelled pine sit in steam cabinet with four side panels, a two door hinged sloping top with a hole to the centre for ones head with a shelf for a glass of water and an aperture to the top with a sliding cover for one's hand. The interior has a vent with a control gate to release the steam when too hot and a replacement pine seat board which can be adjusted in height. The brass cabin hooks are old replacement and all has been cleaned and waxed and has retained much of the original cream coloured paintwork. 48" tall at back, 33" tall at front, 34" front to back and 29.5" wide. A most unusual item in super condition. An original J. Foots patent Copper Methylated Spirit burner and heater, manufactured for use with this style of steam bath, may well be available ref code: HS19. 
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Pair of Five Branch Brass Candelabras
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Original, quality pair of five branch cast brass candelabras circa 1900, in the 18th century style. The bases are as single candlesticks with a double layered plinth and shaped stems and would work as a pair of single candlesticks. The upper five candle sconces are set as four level branches each with one candle holder and one central to match but taller. Each of the five sconces have the original square brass drip pans, the upper central stem matches the lower stem beneath, and the top cluster of five will lift off if required. Some good repairs and now all complete and in good and working order and polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A most unusual pair of candelabras. 18" tall, 12" widest and bases 5" square. Single sticks 8.5" tall. 
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Pair of Five Branch Brass Candelabras



GKN Screw Display
GKN Screw Display
Original quality 1950's bolt and screw display as supplied to the larger ironmongers for an advertising display board. This very clean example has a deep pale wood frame and is detailed for the supplier and manufacturer "Guest Keen and Nettlefolds (Midlands) Ltd Screw Division", otherwise referred to as 'GKN'. The logo 'a castellated keep' for the company is also in the centre of the display surrounded by several hundred items set out in starburst patterns. A great piece of advertising not readily found today. All original and in good order. Exterior 34" x 28" and 3" front to back. Display visible 28.75" x 22.75". 
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Brass Honesty Box
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Original, quality, 19th century sheet brass tobacco dispensing box. Originally used in Taverns and Ale Houses on bar tops or tables, permitting the smoker to obtain a pipeful of tobacco for 1d. Although often referred to as Georgian, this model will only take a penny of the type used in the Victorian period or later. The rectangular box is mounted on four ball feet and has two hinged lids. The left hand compartment beneath the slot is for the coins and can only be opened with the key, the right hand compartment is for the tobacco and can only be accessed by placing a 1d coin in the slot or when the left hand side is unlocked. Smokers wishing to gain access to the tobacco would put a penny in the slot, press down the button and the lid of the tobacco compartment would spring open. One was trusted to shut the lid when a pipeful was taken, or a fine would be made, hence the nickname "Honesty Box". The loop handle to the centre of the top is well positioned for a balanced lift and the steel key is an old replacement altered to suit. A superb, honesty box, complete and in good and working order with ten old pennies included. 7" tall including handle. 9.5" x 5". 
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Brass Honesty Box



Stiff Stoneware Bird Drinker / Feeder
Stiff Stoneware Bird Drinker / Feeder
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Original, quality late 19th century cylindrical shaped two tone glazed stoneware bird drinker / feeder. This super example has 'P' impressed to the top, probably for Pint, a carry knop to the top, a drinking aperture to the front and transfer printed with vines around. The underside is stamped "Stiff & Sons Lambeth London". Complete and in good order. 6.5" tall and 4" diam.  
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Pair of Concrete Garden Urns
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Original, quality pair of 1950's nicely weathered cast concrete garden urns of an unusual shape and in two sections. Very heavy, very sturdy and covered in lichen. Both the urns have a drain hole, so ideal for planting up and both are complete and in good order, with no major chips and no cracks. 23.5" top diam + bases 15" diam. Total height 29" + 9" internal depth of urn. 
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Pair of Concrete Garden Urns



Pair of Mounted Warthog Skulls
Pair of Mounted Warthog Skulls
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Original, quality superb matching pair of warthog skulls on oak shields circa 1910 / 1920's mounted by "H. Murray and Son of Cairnforth". The original well detailed paper labels for the Taxidermists Murray and Son is fixed to the reverse of both the matching oak backboards. The larger male skull has two small teeth missing from the front, but the other female skull has a complete set of teeth, and the male has the tip of one of the larger tusks missing, lost no doubt during battles during its life. A great looking pair of skulls with good shields and labels. The best we have seen. Both shields 21.5" x 10.75". Male total 11" wide and 11" front to back. Female total 9" wide and 9" front to back. Price is for the pair. 
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Hawksley Copper Powder Flask
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Original, quality late 19th century copper powder flask with a brass top mount. This near mint condition flask is in a matt copper finish showing very little if any use. The body is covered with an embossed design of rope netting with a cameo of a brace of hanging game birds to the front. The brass top mount again in a matt finish has four adjustments in drams and the maker's mark "G & JW. Hawksley Sheffield". A very elaborate example in super condition and complete and in good and working order. 8" x 3" x 1.5". 
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Hawksley Copper Powder Flask



Run of Electric Light Fittings
Run of Electric Light Fittings
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Original, quality 1920's hanging electric light fitting with a white circular and domed glass shade mounted in the original cast brass shade holder in the old bronzed unpolished finish. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and a new brass UK bulb holder and with a replacement ceiling rose with an olive grip in bronzed on brass. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. 8" tall plus flex plus ceiling rose 1.5". Shade 10" diam and ceiling rose 2.5" diam.  
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Pair of Large Nickel Plated Fingerplates
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A pair of original, quality large nickel plated door fingerplates, circa 1900, with a hammered effect finish. These much larger than average fingerplates are plated on copper and each has ten screw holes for mounting. Polished, lacquered and complete and in good order. 21" x 4". 
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Pair of Large Nickel Plated Fingerplates



D Shaped Stone Sink
D Shaped Stone Sink
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Original, quality 18th or early 19th century large 'D' shaped stone sink with a drainage hole to the floor at the front. This good example has a super colouring of lichen to the outside surface and a clean, smooth finish inside. No cracks and will hold water if required with the drainage hole blocked and complete and in good and working order. Exterior 32" wide at back x 25.5" front to back and 10" tall. Interior 27" wide x 21" front to back and 7" deep. 
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Ceramic Tilting Ewer and Basin
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Original, quality late 19th century three piece set of cream coloured ceramic tilting Ewer on a stand with matching rectangular shaped Basin / Wash bowl. The stand is embossed to each side and gilt lining to the edges and the basin and ewer have matching transfer floral decoration of pale purple and pink clematis type flower and leaves and both the ewer and bowl are impressed to the underside with the registration number for the year 1891. Some minor stains to the interior of the basin and one lug restored to the pivot area of the ewer. A really super tilting wash basin set the first we have seen of this model and ready for use. Ewer on stand 12.5" x 9" front to back and 14" tall. Bowl 15.75" x 13" x 5" tall. Price is for the set. 
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Ceramic Tilting Ewer and Basin



Pair of 24
Pair of 24" Brass Door Bolts
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century 24" long surface mounted brass door bolts with the original keeps. Each bolt backplate has nine countersunk screw holes for mounting and each keep has three. These unusually long superb quality bolts have shaped ends to the both the bolts and keeps and shaped brass finial grips on the iron rod bolts, also for strength, the backplates are double skinned with the an iron plate behind. This pair of bolts need seeing to believe them. Complete and in good and working order. Bolt 24" x 1.5" and keep 2.5" x 1.5". 
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Green Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade
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Original, quality late 19th century green tinted glass oil lamp shade with a flared out wavy top section in bolder green fading downwards. The main body section has Art Nouveau designs of flowers and leaves. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. One minor blemish but no chips or cracks, otherwise complete and in good order. 7" tall x 8" widest and 3.75" lower aperture. 
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Green Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade



Silver Plated Corinthian Column Oil Lamp
Silver Plated Corinthian Column Oil Lamp
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Original, quality late 19th century silver plated corinthian column oil side lamp with a cut glass font and a "Hinks" patent twin wick burner and gallery. This super example has a reeded and tapered column mounted on a seven step square base. The cut glass font has a multi-faceted hobnail type pattern and the wick controls are mounted with white ceramic inserts each detailing "Hinks Duplex Patent". All is complete and in good and working order and the best we have had for a long time. The chimney is included in the price but the shade is not although it may well be available ref code: OS121. 36" tall with chimney. 27.5" tall without chimney. Base 6.75" square. 
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Nutmeg Grater
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Original, quality pressed steel nutmeg grater with a simple sprung loaded nutmeg and a drum rasp with a cranked turning handle. The handle is stamped with a patent number to the year 1926. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. 7" x 1.5" x 3" including handle. 
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Nutmeg Grater



1902 Large 2 Handled Commemorative Mug
1902 Large 2 Handled Commemorative Mug
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Original, quality large two handled mug commemorating King Edward's Coronation in 1902. With crown and cushion depicted on the reverse. Complete and in good order. 5.75" tall, 5.75" diameter of rim. 
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14lbs Cast Iron Weight
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Original, quality late 19th century bell shaped 14lbs grocers' / butchers' counter weight. This example has a fixed ring shaped grip to the top and "14" embossed to the front. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 8" tall and 4.5" widest. 
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14lbs Cast Iron Weight



Oak Purdonium
Oak Purdonium
Original, quality late 19th century oak purdonium (coal box) in the aesthetic movement style. This most unusual example in honey coloured oak has inlays of pewter plaques within the stylised arrowroot heads to the sides and back as part of the fretted out design. The pull down front reveals the galvanised liner for the coal and an old replacement brass shovel; the front panel has carved decoration with a brass pull handle and a pair of decorative brass hinges and the back panel to the cabinet has a carved detail also. All has been cleaned and refinished and is complete and in good and working order. 34" tall at back. Main body 13.5" wide + 13.5" front to back. Total 20" widest + 15" front to back. 
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Large Brass Rim Lock
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Original, quality, early 19th century, all brass larger than average surface mounted door lock, with a replacement keep made to suit and a replacement key cut to fit. This superb example has a sliding brass knob operated from the inside of the room only and a key lock operated from both inside and out. The handle slide and key operate the same tongue and the key overides the handle action. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra. A super lock, the first we have seen of this form in brass. Incidentally apart from the springs all the internal mechanism is in brass. Lock 10" x 6" and 1.5". 
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Large Brass Rim Lock



George IIII Decorated Truncheon
George IIII Decorated Truncheon
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Original, quality early 19th century fully decorated Police Truncheon in walnut with a fancy turned grip and the original painted decoration detailing a red shield with diagonal gold stripes beneath "GR" and a c rown and "IIII" for the Reign of King George the Fourth. One hole drilled in the grip to take a strap and one chip to the end of grip, otherwise complete and in good order. 16" x 1.25". 
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6 Drawer Oak Filing Cabinet
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Original, quality circa 1900, six drawer oak filing cabinet. Each drawer interior measures 6.5" tall x 8.25" wide and 14" front to back and all are fitted with brass label frames with pull handles. The main body has two stacking sections which fit onto the base unit (see picture) and all is in superb condition. Complete and in good and working order. 33.5" tall x 30.5" widest and 16.75" front to back at top. 
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6 Drawer Oak Filing Cabinet



Rival No.2 Apple Peeler
Rival No.2 Apple Peeler
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron mechanical apple peeler. One of the largest models produced and made for the hotel, catering and canning industry. This example is embossed "Rival No.2", "96", "Patented, June 25 1889" and was manufactured and patented in the USA. This hand operated machine would be screwed to a table or bench and will speedily treat an apple with all necessary to peel, spiral cut and remove the core and ultimately ejecting the spiral of apple and core as separate actions, one cut with a knife and the spiral becomes segments. All is complete, fully overhauled, cleaned and lacquered and it has to be seen working to believe how quickly it will process an apple. Base 9.75" x 4.5", 27" shortest, 33" longest, 15.5" tall and 7" widest.  
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Foots Patent Copper Heater for Steam Baths
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Original, quality late 19th century all copper J Foots & Son patent Methylated spirit burner and heater as manufacturer for use with Steam Bath Cabinets. This most unusual heater has five pieces plus the original copper measure / filling cup. The five pieces comprise the heater body in two pieces the vessel for the water to boil into create steam, the reservoir for the meths with triple burners and the wick snuffer for the same. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, fully overhauled and should work if required. 12" tall x 9.5" wide including handles. Base 7.5" diam and measure 3.5" tall + 2.5" diam base. 
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Foots Patent Copper Heater for Steam Baths



Brass Oil Lamp
Brass Oil Lamp
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Original, quality, late 19th century, superb brass urn shaped oil side lamp, with a lift out font and styalised serpent side handles, all mounted on a block brass pedestal. Three sides of the pedestal are embossed and engraved with designs of grapes, vines and leaves and the other is detailed "Presented to John Hanna Esq J.P. by the Ashton Under Lyne Caledonian Association, July 21st 1896. Burns Centenary". The main body is profusely embossed and engraved with designs of grapes, vines and leaves as on the pedestal, and the lift out font has a reeded design to match that on the foot of the urn. The twin 1" wick oil burner is a top of the range 'Hinks' burner in brass, with a white ceramic button to the wick control and marked "Hinks Duplex No 2" and has a gallery lifting device to enable the lamp to be lit without removing the shade or chimney. This burner has the side lug attachments to lock onto the top collar and is stamped "Hinks and Sons Patent". The glass chimney is included in the price but the shade is not and is no longer available. All is polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. A very unusual oil lamp with an interesting dedication. Complete and in good and working order. Plinth 5.25" x 5.25" base, 10.5" widest + 7.5" front to back excluding shade, 28" tall with chimney + 19" without. 
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Fretwork Walnut Cutlery Tray
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Original, quality late 19th century walnut cutlery tray with a central divider with a central grip and fretted sides and ends, all held tight with four shaped wedges. The interior is lined in green baize, which has been pinned down and is rather worn and scruffy, but the original. All in the original finish with fresh baize fitted to the underside and complete and in good and working order. 14.5" x 10.5" and 6.25" tall. 
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Fretwork Walnut Cutlery Tray



Run of Cast Iron Balustrades
Run of Cast Iron Balustrades
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Original, quality run of late 19th century matching cast iron balustrades for a set of open stairs, all with super cast detail. These have been sandblasted in the past and do show the finely detailed casting. The lower section has Acanthus leaf decoration and mythical fish designs and the upper section, a face to both sides. The reverse has a registration lozenge mark for the year 1842 to 1883. All are complete and in good order. 39" x 7.25" and 2.5" front to back. Main stem 2" front to back max at base. 
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Vaseline and Opaline Glass Light Fitting
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Original, quality circa 1900, large continental glass gas shade fitted with an old replacement brass shade holder to fit a standard modern UK electric bulb holder. Has been wired with modern three core silk covered electric flex and a new brass bulb holder with a length of new brass chain and a replacement new brass ceiling rose. This super shade in the "maid's bonnet" form has a good vaseline colour to the centre flowing into an opaline colour for the very wavy outer rim. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. Shade 11.25" diam + 6.5" tall with holder + 15.5" chain and 2" rose x 2.5" diam. 
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Vaseline and Opaline Glass Light Fitting



Blue Overlaid Glass Newel Post Finial
Blue Overlaid Glass Newel Post Finial
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Original, quality late 19th century continental egg shaped blue overlaid on clear glass Newel Post Finial with cut decoration and the original brass shoulder and screw in mounting plate. The recessed mounting plate has three countersunk screw holes for fixing. The cut design to the glass is stars of differing sizes. Complete and in good order and perfect. 7" tall x 3.25" widest. Base of brass mounts 2.25". 
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4'6" Brass and Iron Bedstead
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Original, quality late 19th century 4'6" iron bedstead with all the original brass fittings, casters and side rails. All is in the old black paint and complete and in good order. This bedstead would just wash down to a used look ready for use, or it could be stripped and stove enamelled or hand painted and the brass could also be polished up and lacquered. But today this bed is being offered as is but in good and complete condition. Head end 57" tall x 55" wide. Foot end 46.5" tall x 55" wide. Total when set up 80" x 55" + 15" to top of side rails. 
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4'6



Pair of Reconstituted Stone Garden Urns
Pair of Reconstituted Stone Garden Urns
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Original, quality pair of post-war reconstituted stone garden 'Urn' planters in a goblet shape. Each planter will lift off the short base with neck. This pair of planters have weathered to a good finish with moss and lichen, are complete with no chips or damage and are currently planted up with miniature chrysanthemums. Great lookers, ready to go. Complete and in good order. 24" tall + 18" widest and base 11" square.  
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Brass Loo Door Lock Set
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Original, quality heavy brass loo door lock set, circa 1900 complete with all the necessary pieces. This lock was manufactured for use with 6d but will also operate using new 1p coins. The main body is impressed for the manufacturer "Lockerbie and Wilkinson Ltd Tipton Staffs" and all has been fully overhauled polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. This lock is designed to be mounted on the outside of an inward opening door and is handed. When the coin is inserted, the locked door can be opened and when the bolt is drawn across on the inside, another coin will not be accepted for another person to enter. Only when the bolt is drawn back on the inside, can another person gain entry. Each time the bolt is operated the indicator will change vacant to engaged or vice verca. All the fitting are original with the exception of the keys and the keep for the bolt these have been made to suit and now all is complete and in good and working order. A super brass loo lock. Lock box 18" x 5" x 2.25". Price is per set.  
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Brass Loo Door Lock Set



Lignum Vitae Gavel
Lignum Vitae Gavel
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Original, quality late 19th century gavel turned in lignum vitae or could it be laburnam ? This superb example, one of best I have seen, has the remains of the maker's stamp in London on both sides of the head and the two colours of the grain is clear to see. A well balanced, very tactile gavel. Complete and in good and working order. 6.75" x 2.75" and 2" diam each head. 
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Set of 7 Matching Servants Bells
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Original, quality set of seven matching late 19th century brass intercom bells, a variety of sizes but all are matching. These examples have brass mounts, steel springs and a decorative brass central boss and are often now referred to as "Downtown Abbey Bells". Can be pulled from either left or right and are for use with a tight wire, non-electrical bell system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. The mounting plates, rear springs and central bosses are replacements, copied from an original and have been made to suit. The ironwork has been cleaned and repainted black and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. Largest 10" tall x 5.25" wide and 4" front to back. Bell mouths 4" x 3.5". Price is for the set. 
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Set of 7 Matching Servants Bells



Butchers Stoneware Ox Tongue Tub
Butchers Stoneware Ox Tongue Tub
Original, quality late 19th century barrel shaped cream coloured glazed stoneware storage tub originally used to store cured ox tongues in Butchers' Shops. This example has been manufactured to accurately resemble a barrel with faux slats and bands and a hole to the base for a tap and cup handles to each side. The interior is glazed in pale blue and has two minor short hairline cracks from the top (see picture), all is complete and in good and working order otherwise. The top is fitted with a lift off and hinged pine lid with cast iron hinges and steel pull handle.Very heavy and only the second one we have seen. Barrel 26.5" tall and 1" lid. 18.5" widest and inside top aperture 13.5". 
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Pine Stool
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Original, quality late 19th century pine stool, a little taller than average. This good solid example has four tapered square legs, one oak stretcher to the front and an old replacement rectangular shaped top with a good cut out hand hold. All is complete and in good and working order. 25.5" tall and top 13" x 10". Spread of legs on floor 15.5" x 13". 
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Pine Stool



Brass Electric Hall Lantern
Brass Electric Hall Lantern
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Original, quality 1920's good sized brass electric hall lantern in the Moorish style with a square body with canted corners and shaped windows. Replacement frosted glass panels have been fitted to the eight side panels and the underside and has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and a new brass UK bulb holder. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Replacement brass ceiling rose and length of brass chain is included and all is complete and in good and working order. Lantern 19.5" tall + 7.75" square. Chain 17.5" + rose 2.5" and 3.75" diam. 
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Malloch's Patent Brass Fishing Reel
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Original quality late 19th century superb cast brass fishing reel with a cowhorn side grip and much of the original green bronzed finish. This example has a swivel spool for casting and is impressed "Malloch's patent" for the manufacturer Malloch's of Perth Scotland. Complete and in good and working order. Spool 3.25" diam, plate 3.75" diam and total 4.5" x 5" x 3" including winding handle. 
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Malloch's Patent Brass Fishing Reel



Bass Thermometer
Bass Thermometer
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Original, quality post-war wall mounted thermometer issued by "Bass & Co". This example is mounted on a rectangular shaped beech backboard with an arched top and transfer detailed with temperatures and bottling dates. The plates and grille cover to the glass tube are in brass and have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, as are the mounting plates. Some wear to the varnish finish, otherwise complete and in good and working order. Backboard 21" x 4.75" x 7/8". Total including mounting plates 22.75" tall. 
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Pair of Decorated Brass Door Handles
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century very decorative cast brass door handles, with a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches. Replacement circular plain brass backplates have been made to suit. This super pair have curled under acanthus leaf forms radiating outwards from the central flower head. Each backplate has two concealed countersunk screw holes for mounting. Complete and in good and working order. Backplate 2.25", knob 2.25" and 2" front to back. 
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Pair of Decorated Brass Door Handles



Pair of Doulton Match Strikers
Pair of Doulton Match Strikers
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Original, quality pair of circa 1900, spherical shaped stoneware match strikers with a textured buff coloured body and a blue top rim and lining to the recess to hold the matches. The undersides are impressed for the manufacturer "Royal Doulton" and "7492". Complete and in good order. 3" tall and 4" diam. 
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Set of 5 Brass Parnall Weights
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Original, quality set of five matching brass grocers' / butchers' shop counter weights from 7lb down to 8 ounces of the tapered cylindrical form. These weights are stamped to the underside for the manufacturer "Wm Parnall & Co 108 Victoria St Bristol" and with the registration number for the year 1885. The top of each weight is stamped accordingly, Patent 7 pounds, 4 pounds, 2 pounds, 1 pound and 8oz. All have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Tallest 5.75" and 2.75" base diam. Shortest 2" tall and 1.25" base diam. 
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Set of 5 Brass Parnall Weights



S.Y.P Patent Teapot
S.Y.P Patent Teapot
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Original, quality, silver plated on Brittannia metal, patent 'SYP' teapot manufactured by 'James Dixon and Sons of Sheffield' circa 1900 / 1920's. The odd shaped lid / cover is detailed "Patent SYP Patent London England" and the underside of the teapot is detailed for the manufacturer and "EPBM". The principle of this kettle is for the leaves to be placed above the perforated divider when the teapot is stood on its feet with the lid in place, and when the brew is the desired strength the teapot is to be stood as normal and hence the leaves would be held out of the liquid so the tea would not over strengthen (stew). The knob to the lid is made of a composition material and the plating is generally very bright and clean. "S.Y.P", 'Simple Yet Perfect', a most unusual patent teapot, in superb condition with just one small dent to the side. 9" tall x 6.5" and 9.5" front to back including spout. 
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Chromed Electric Hot Plate
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Original, quality 1920's chromed electric hotplate for use on the sideboard or dining table. This super clean example has a polished aluminium top surface, black composition bun feet and side handles and chromed side panels. The front has two electric switches and the reverse has a rewired electric kettle type socket plug and a standard three pin flat electric plug. The reverse is stamped "Brit Reg. Design No" for the year 1929 and the underside has the original manufacturer's label detailing "Hotpoint, made in England Cat No 80712, Watts 240, Volts 230 / 250". Has been fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order. Top plate 20" x 10". Total including handles 23.5" x 10.5" x 4".  
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Chromed Electric Hot Plate



Brass Fire Extinguisher Plaque
Brass Fire Extinguisher Plaque
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Original, quality late 19th century curved cast brass instruction plate from a "Wessex and Thorpe Patent Bucket Fire Extinguisher". This curved shaped plaque has two bolt holes for mounting and is detailed "In case of fire remove cover and lift out seven buckets full of water", "M567" and "Dockhead London SE". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 9.25" x 7.25". 
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Cast Iron Railway Notice to Platelayers
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Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped cast iron railway notice repainted to the face in white raised upper cased text on black. This example has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and details "Notice Platelayers and others must be careful when opening out ballast on this bridge not to damage the asphalte". Complete and in good order. 16.5" x 10" x 0.5". 
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Cast Iron Railway Notice to Platelayers



Arched Top Coloured and Leaded Glass Window
Arched Top Coloured and Leaded Glass Window
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Original, quality late 19th century arched top window frame is oak or elm with green, yellow and red glazed leaded light panels. The frame is sturdy, in good order and still has much of the old paint and the glazing lead and glass in all perfect. Complete and in good order. 33.5" wide x 27" tall and 4" front to back. 
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Pair of Cast Iron Garden Urns
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast iron garden urns with a flared and turned over top rim, an acron shaped cup to the lower half and square plinths. This pair each cast in one piece, are nicely weathered and complete and in good order. Ideal for planting up or as period garden ornaments. 20.5" tall, 15.75" widest and bases 6.75" square. 
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Pair of Cast Iron Garden Urns



Pair of Ribbed Brass Door Handles
Pair of Ribbed Brass Door Handles
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Original, quality pair of spherical shaped ribbed brass door knobs with matching circular backplates circa 1900, with a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches. Each backplate has two countersunk screw holes for mounting. A very clean pair of door knobs. Complete and in good and working order. Backplate 2" diam, knob 1.75" and 2.25" front to back. 
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Copper Powder Flask
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Original, quality late 19th century copper powder flask decorated in relief with vertical bead designs and cushioned sections between. The three way adjustable spout is impressed for the manufacturer "Dixon and Sons", and both sides of the neck has the registration lozenge mark for the year 1858. All in the unpolished patina finish and apart from a few very minor dents all is complete and in good and working order. 7.75" x 3.25" x 1.5".  
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Copper Powder Flask



Frys Chocolate Cabinet
Frys Chocolate Cabinet
 
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3 Piece of Stone Bird Bath
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Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's three piece stone bird bath of an unusual shape. The lower base section of a triangular shape has two areas for water with the central column resembling a tree trunk and the top circular section again for water. Each section just sits on top of the others but it does stand well enough for a bird bath. Complete and in good order. Total height 31" top 16" x 4.5". Base 31" x 24" x 8". Column 20" x 6" approx. 
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3 Piece of Stone Bird Bath



Benson Copper Ice Bucket / Soup Tureen
Benson Copper Ice Bucket / Soup Tureen
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Original, quality, 1920's, copper ice bucket with an enamelled white interior to the bucket, brass side handles and a knob turned in cow horn to the lid. The underside of the handles and the inner rim of the lid are impressed 'W.A.S Benson Patent'. One small dent to the top rim otherwise all is in superb order. This is only the second we have seen. Has been lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 10.5" wide including handles, 8" front to back and 9" tall including lid.  
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1960's Concrete Planter
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Original, quality 1960's huge cast concrete planter of gigantic proportions. This example has four drainage holes to the base and is complete and in good and working order with no chips or cracks and very heavy. Top exterior diam 33.5" and 24.5" tall. Top interior diam 30". Interior base diam 12.5" approx. 
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1960's Concrete Planter



Barristers Wig and Box
Barristers Wig and Box
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Original, quality 1920's oval shaped tin Barrister's / Judge's Wig box complete with the wig. This tin is in super condition with a black japanned finish and gold line decoration to the outside and a hasp to the front. The top is detailed for the previous owner "Maxine J. Sugden" and the inner surface of the lid has a transfer label for the makers "Ede & Ravenscroft Law Wig & Robe makers 93/4 Chancery Lane London". Some minor scuffs to the box and one small dent to one end, otherwise all is complete and in good order and the wig appears complete and wearable if required. 10.25" x 7.5" and 4" tall. 
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Mc Donalds Rotary Hat Iron
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Original, quality late 19th century Rotary Hat Iron in the original card box with the original instruction sheet printed to both sides. This example is in mint condition as is the original printed leaflet, although the box is scruffy and has one end flap missing. This was a must for every Lady or Gent who wore a silk top hat. Complete and in good and working order. Box 9.75" x 2.25" x 1.25". Iron 9" x 2" x 1.1/8". 
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Mc Donalds Rotary Hat Iron



Galvanised Well Bucket
Galvanised Well Bucket
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Original, quality late 19th century galvanised well bucket of good proportions. This very clean example is in the bellied shaped with riveted central and side seams, a thick foot band and a swing over handle with a swivel eye. This bucket has seen very little use for the galvanised finish has no rust or damage. Well buckets were this shape to prevent the water spilling out on the way up the well. Complete and in good and working order. Bucket 17" tall plus handle 9" up and top aperture 9" diam plus 13" widest. 
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Folding Olivewood Adjustable Bookrack
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Original, quality olivewood or rosewood extending folding bookrack with super brass mounts in the original matt finish on well detailed grained wood. Each end has a brass plaque detailing "Betjeman's 16947", the underside has a good felt covering, and the elasticated connectors are still elasticated. All has been cleaned and is complete and in good and working order. A most unusual example. 13.5" x 6" x 1.75" tall folded down and 6.5" open. Space for books min 10.25" and max 17.5".

 
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Folding Olivewood Adjustable Bookrack



Small Steel Milk Churn
Small Steel Milk Churn
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Original, quality late 19th century small London pattern steel milk churn with a swing over wrought iron handle, a brass hinge plate to the lid and a brass hasp and catch to the front with an old brass padlock and key. This very unusual example for the size and this shape, has been cleaned with the brass fittings polished and a replacement key made for the padlock. All looks very presentable, although it does have several pin sized rust holes to the collar and three to the lid (see picture five), otherwise complete and in good order. 15.5" tall with handle down. 19" tall with handle up. 10.5" base diam. 
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Fully Converted GPO No11 Mahogany Wall Telephone
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Original, quality, mahogany wall telephone, fully restored and converted to work perfectly on a standard modern B.T. telephone line. This No11 type was introduced in 1902 and was superseded in 1929, but remained in service for many years. Originally without dials, but later fitted on request, although many continued to be used without the dial. This example arrived without a dialling mechanism and the correct No12 replacement has been fitted during the conversion work. This telephone has been completely dismantled, cleaned, fitted with various replacement parts, overhauled and tested. Full details of the work carried out and a list of replacement parts fitted with photos of before and after are included with the purchase. All is now complete and in good and working order. Backboard 19.5" x 10.25", body 4.5" front to back, widest 13.5", max 11.5" front to back including fittings.  
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Fully Converted GPO No11 Mahogany Wall Telephone



Cabinet Makers Tool Chest
Cabinet Makers Tool Chest
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Original, quality late 19th century carpenter's / cabinet makers fully fitted tool chest. This super example has a black painted exterior and a superb mahogany interior comprising six sliding units over the base cavity with a sliding cover. The base was designed to hold the moulding planes and saws and the other sections for the rest of the hand tools. The lid interior is also panelled in mahogany and it has the exterior of the lid. The original drop down wrought iron carry handles are still fitted as is the original key. All is complete and in good and working order. Exterior 35" x 22.5" x 22.5" front to back. 
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Doulton 14lb Weight Tobacco Jar
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Original, quality late 19th century Doulton of Lambeth "Silicon Ware" tobacco jar, in the very realistic form of a 14lb cast iron weight. This superb example, the first we have owned has a hall marked silver mount and ring to the lid and the original square inner tobacco 'pressing block'. The underside of the base is impressed "Doulton Silicon Lambeth", "K", "KS" and "2777", the number '277' is also impressed on the inner pressing block. All is complete and in good order and is as realistic as it looks. 5.5" tall x 3.75" square base. 
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Doulton 14lb Weight Tobacco Jar



Pair of Opaline Striped Glass Shades
Pair of Opaline Striped Glass Shades
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Original, quality pair of circa 1900, very thin spherical shaped clear glass gas shades with vertical opaline stripes. These shades have been fitted with replacement, lacquered brass shade holders to fit standard, modern, UK electric bulb holders. This pair appears to have been unused and both have etched details of the manufacturer in Czechoslovakia. A super pair of gas globes and perfect. Will also fit old 3.5" gas galleries. 6" tall including holder x 5.5" widest. 
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Pair of Electric Wall Lights with Vaseline Shades
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Original, quality pair of 1920's serious Art Nouveau cast brass electric wall lights in a sinewy plant-like form with decorative backplates of acanthus leaves and a flower head to take the superb pair of vaseline glass shades. These shades have a diagonal twist, frilly flared outer edges and a good vaseline colour throughout. These wall lights are probably continental and have been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The shades look so good with the lights they are being sold with the shades. A pair of small brass brackets made to suit for wall mounting are included, again polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order with no chips or blemishes. Backplate 11.25" x 3.5", total 12.5" tall, 7" wide and 10" front to back. 
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Pair of Electric Wall Lights with Vaseline Shades



Cranberry and Opaline Glass Light Fitting
Cranberry and Opaline Glass Light Fitting
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Original, quality circa 1900, large continental glass gas shade fitted with an old replacement brass shade holder to fit a standard modern UK electric bulb holder. Has been wired with modern three core silk covered electric flex and a new brass bulb holder with a length of new brass chain and a replacement new brass ceiling rose. This super shade in the "maid's bonnet" form has an embossed cushioned design with clear glass to the centre flowing into an opaline band with a cranberry colour to the outer wavy and fluted rim. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. Shade 11" diam + 6.5" tall including holder + 15.5" chain + 2" rose x 2.5" diam. 
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Pierced Steel Fender
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Original, quality late 18th or early 19th century pierced steel serpentine shaped fender. This early example has a slatted vertical pierced design with a shaped bead and the original sheet iron floor. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. Exterior 55.5" x 5.25" + 5" tall. Interior 4" front to back at centre.  
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Pierced Steel Fender



Pair of 1st World War Brass Trench Art Shell Cases
Pair of 1st World War Brass Trench Art Shell Cases
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Pair of original, quality 23" tall brass shell cases, ' Trench Art ' punch decorated with a flower stem, a flower, a bud and leaves, deeply embossed on a finely punched background detail. The undersides are both stamped ' 1918 ' and with other numbers. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are in good order. 23" tall and 4" base diam.  
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Pair of Brass Fire Iron Stands
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century matching brass fire iron stands. The first we have seen. These super stands have rosettes to the base at the front, curved upstands with a bar rest and grip to the top and cast brass supports to the base at the rear. All has an aesthetic movement feel and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. These stands are just perfect for a set of fire irons. 18.5" x 9" x 10" front to back each. The fire irons are not included in the price but may well be available ref code F575. 
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Pair of Brass Fire Iron Stands



Brass Desk Set Scissors and Letter Opener
Brass Desk Set Scissors and Letter Opener

Original, quality late 19th century steel letter opener and long bladed scissors with decorative brass handles and a slip in brass case all embossed with Art Nouveau floral designs. The steel blades are stamped "Germany", all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Total 9.5" x 2" x 1". 
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Copper Half Kettle for Grate Mounting
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Original, quality late 19th century very unusual copper half kettle with a turned wooden handle to the front, a pouring spout, a lift off semi-circular shaped lid with a brass finial and a look to the reverse for hanging on the front of the grate or range. Good tinning to the interior, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 6" tall, base 7.75" x 3.75", 9" wide including spout and 8" front to back including handle. 
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Copper Half Kettle for Grate Mounting



Oak Hall Brush Set
Oak Hall Brush Set
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Original, quality circa 1900, wall mounted hall brush set in superb condition. This example has three different size clothes and hat brushes with honey coloured oak back mounts, suspended on hooks fitted to the face of the shield shaped board in matching coloured oak. As good as it looks, no loose or missing bristles and ideal for use. Complete and in good and working order. Shield 16" x 11.5" and total including brushes 3" front to back. Price is for the set. 
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Large Kitchen / Dining Table
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Original, quality 1930's kitchen / dining table of super proportions ' long and narrow '. This table appears to be in Chestnut and has square section legs and recessed fillets to the ends of the top. All has been cleaned and waxed and is complete and in good and working order. 30.5" tall x 78.5" x 30.5" and 23.5" tall to underskirt. 
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Large Kitchen / Dining Table



Pair of Moulded Glass Door Handles
Pair of Moulded Glass Door Handles
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Original, quality pair of 1920's moulded clear glass door knobs with circular brass backplates and a square bar to fit a standard mortice lock or latch. The cast brass backplates each have four countersunk screw holes for mounting and a beaded decoration in relief to the inner and outer rims. A super pair of door handles with not a chip or blemish in sight. Complete and in good and working order. Backplates 2.5" diam, knob 2.5" diam and 2.25" front to back.  
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56lb Bronze Weight
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Original, quality early 19th century cast bronze 56lb bell shaped weight in the old patinated unpolished green colour. This super very hard to find weight was the largest denomination of this shape manufactured. This example is in great condition with many stamped details '56lbs' to the top of the grip "1826" with the coffee pot mark, "A" to one side of the shoulder, "G" beneath a Crown for the Reign of King George IV and a shield form to the other side. Complete and in good order. 11.5" tall and base 7.25" diam. 
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56lb Bronze Weight



Pair of Colman's Enamel Signs
Pair of Colman's Enamel Signs
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Original, quality pair of 1920's enamel advertising signs detailing 'Colman's Starch' in white text on blue and "Colman's Mustard" in black text on yellow. Both are marked to the lower edge for the manufacturer "Patent Enamel Co Ltd B'ham". Some damage to the enamel around a few screw holes but otherwise very clean and bright signs and complete. 12" x 8 each. 
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Cadburys Mirror
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Original, quality circa 1900, large advertising mirror in the original frame. The mirror details "Cadburys Chocolate Delicious & Wholesome" and the bottom of the glass is etched "This is the property of Cadbury Bros Ltd Eng" and "Cadbury Bournville". Some very minor blemishes to the right side edge and the left hand lower corner. The original frame has lost most of its paint finish and we have repainted in black. The original backing board has been turned to hide when it was used as a notepad next to a telephone: see picture. Otherwise all original and in superb order and a great find. 36" x 25.75" exterior frame. 33.75" x 24" visible mirror. 1.5" front to back. 
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Cadburys Mirror



Cast Iron Bootscraper
Cast Iron Bootscraper
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Original, quality unused late 19th century cast iron bootscraper to be mounted into a stone slab or similar. This superb example has been cleaned and lacquered to show the detail, but it can be painted black if required. The main body has a pair of stylised fish (dolphins) with a scallop shell between all in good detail, and the top scraper bar is embossed for the iron foundry "Baldwin". When mounting, the tapered and square bottom lugs are to be dropped into square holes in the slab and filled with hot lead. All is complete and in good and working order. 11" tall x 11" widest and 2"front to back. 
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Adjustable Brass Electric Desk Lamp
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Original, quality 1920's brass electric reading lamp with the original green overlaid on white glass trough shade. This superb example has a square brass base with cast iron weight to the underside, a square brass stem and a shaped square tubed shade support; the lamp is adjustable with a locking knuckle above the stem and the glass shade will swivel up and down. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex, a new brass UK bulb holder, in-line switch and a three pin plug. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. A great example complete and in good and working order. 19" tall x 11" wide + 7" front to back. Shade 9" x 3" x 5.5" front to back. Base 5.5" square.

 
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Adjustable Brass Electric Desk Lamp



Crimping Iron
Crimping Iron
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Original, quality, very unusual, patented, cast iron crimping iron in the form of a standard laundry iron, but with a hinged body containing a pair of cast brass grooved crimping plates. The top surface has the locking tab and is embossed 'Pat'd Dec 12. 1871'. Has been cleaned and waxed finished and is complete and in good order. A scarce example. 5.75" long x 3.25" and 5.25" tall.  
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Shove Halfpenny Board
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, mahogany shove halfpenny board, with ten old polished halfpennies as game counters. This unusual example has boxwood stringing inlay and fine ribbing to the game area and the reverse has felt protective covering. All is complete and in superb order ready for a game. 23" x 15.75" + 1.75".  
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Shove Halfpenny Board



Pair of 12.5
Pair of 12.5" Brass Door Bolts
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century surface mounted 12.5" long brass door bolts with replacement keeps made to suit. A super pair of bolts with shaped finial grips. The backplates to the body of the bolts each have six countersunk screw holes for mounting and the keeps each have two. All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and they are complete and in good and working order. Bolt 12.5" x 1.5" and keep 1" x 1.5".

 
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Walnut Block Tea Caddy
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Original, quality late 19th century block of well detailed grained walnut fashioned to appear as a period tea caddy on ball feet. Well executed and a treat to see. Complete and in good order. 4.75" tall x 6.75" wide and 4.75" front to back. 
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Walnut Block Tea Caddy



Brass Banded Oak Bucket
Brass Banded Oak Bucket
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Original quality, late 19th century, superb oak bucket made in the form of a barrel with heavy brass bands, screws and a swing handle. The bands are scallop engraved to the edges and the top band reads 'One Lord' in upper case, the second reads 'One Faith' and the third 'One Baptism'. Each dome headed screw is cross slotted. The oak has been cleaned and refinished and all the brass has been lacquered. A very unusual item in wonderful and complete condition. Barrel 13.25" high, base 8.25", widest 9.5" and 19.25" high with handle up. 
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Mahogany and Brass Crib Board
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Original, quality late 19th century brass crib mounted on a mahogany stepped plinth on bun feet with a set of four replacement pegs turned to suit. Complete and in good and working order. 
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Mahogany and Brass Crib Board



Brass Ring Photograph Frame
Brass Ring Photograph Frame
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Original, quality late 19th century brass photograph frame with a fold flat easel type backstand. This good example has a wide frame of interlocking brass rings with an inner border. The front has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Will take a photo 6" x 4.25" with 5.5" x 3.75" visible from the front. Complete and in good order. Frame exterior 8" x 6.5" and 3" front to back when standing. 
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Brass 'D' Shaped Umbrella Stand
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Original, quality 1920's 'D' shaped brass umbrella stand with three upright pillars supporting a six section top mount with three brass finials. All is mounted on a cast iron shaped base with lift out 'D' shaped zinc drip pan with two ring lifts. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 24" tall + 16.75" wide at back and 8.5" front to back. 
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Brass 'D' Shaped Umbrella Stand



Fully Converted GEC Candlestick Telephone
Fully Converted GEC Candlestick Telephone
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Original, quality candlestick telephone with a bakelite mouthpiece and cover to the earpiece. The dial version of this model was introduced in the early 1920's and was phased out in the late 1930's. During the recent restoration and conversion this example has been completely disassembled and cleaned, some parts and the cord have been renewed and full details of the work carried out with a list of all replacement parts fitted is included. This example is stamped to the collar beneath the mouthpiece "Manufactured by the G.E.C. Telephone Works Coventry England". The conversion will now enable this telephone to be used on a standard modern BT Line, all has been fully overhauled and tested and is complete and in good and working order. 13" tall and base 5" diam. Total 6" widest and 6" front to back.  
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Large Silver Witches Ball
Original, quality, late 19th century, silver coloured free blown 'witches ball' with a neck and a sheared top, a later wire loop for hanging has been fitted and the original string net is included. This super example has a few blemishes to the mercury mirror interior, some good glass blowing lines, otherwise complete and in good order. We have not seen these in the nets before. These glass balls are said to have properties to ward off evil and witches, but I believe they were used in the larger houses and shops to throw around the light from the candle and oil lighting. 14" tall including neck but excluding wire, 12" diameter. Other similar balls may well be available. 
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Large Silver Witches Ball



Pair of Brass Electric Side Lamp
Pair of Brass Electric Side Lamp
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Original, quality pair of 1920's superb cast brass electric side lights in the Gothic revival form. Both these are impressed to the underside for the maker "Wippell & Co Ltd, Exeter & London". This pair are in the form of candlesticks probably ecclesiastical with hexagonal bases on six brass ball feet and the undersides are in the original red paint, as often found on church brass items. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. A most unusual pair of side lamps. 19" tall to tip of bulb and 6.5" base diam widest. 
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Pair of Black Ceramic Interior Bell Pulls
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Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, black ceramic interior bell pulls, for use with a tight wire, non-electrical bell system. This most unusual pair have circular ceramic backplates, with gilt lining, matching black ceramic central pull knobs and brass collars and mounts. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock and other bell fittings of differing types may also be available. Fully overhauled, complete and in good order. Backplate 4" diameter, knob 1.25" + 2.25" front to back and 1.5" x 0.5" to be recessed.  
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Pair of Black Ceramic Interior Bell Pulls



Pair of Large Trench Art Decorated Brass Shell Cases
Pair of Large Trench Art Decorated Brass Shell Cases
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Original, quality pair of tall 'Trench Art' punch decorated brass shell cases. This superb pair are deeply embossed overall with a hunting scene in the forest with birds in the trees, a large stag, a dog at its heels and a hunter aiming his gun at the stag. Full of detail with a band of acorns and oak leaves above and beneath. The undersides are stamped "Patronn Fabrik" and one has "1917" and the other "1918". Complete and in good order. 21" tall, base 4.5" diam and top 4" diam. 
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Pair of Vaseline and Opaline Glass Lamp Shades
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Original, quality pair of 1920's vaseline glass electric light shades with vertical opaline stripes and wavy outer rims. Great to find a pair, perfect and complete and in good and working order. 4.5" tall and 5" widest. 
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Pair of Vaseline and Opaline Glass Lamp Shades



Pitch Pine Pigeonhole Cupboard
Pitch Pine Pigeonhole Cupboard
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Original, quality, late 19th century, pitch pine two door cabinet, with a fully fitted interior with pigeonholes. This super cabinet has fielded panels to the door, a good plinth and top in pitch pine with the interior fitted in softer pine. All is generally clean inside and out with a lock and key to the doors. Probably originally used as an estate cupboard or in a post room or office, nevertheless a very useful cabinet. 46" tall x 50" x 14" external and 11.5" front to back internal. 
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Brass Electric Reading Lamp
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Original, quality 1920's brass electric desk lamp with a heavy cast brass octagonal shaped base with a decorative Art Deco design in relief. The shaped stem supporting the trough shade has a knuckle / swivel to the base which permits movement of the arm up, down and side to side. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex, a new brass UK bulb holder, in-line switch and a three pin plug. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. A most unusual example. Base 5.75" diam. Tall when up 11.75". Widest 9". 
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Brass Electric Reading Lamp



Brass and Ceramic Hat and Coat Hook
Brass and Ceramic Hat and Coat Hook
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Original, quality late 19th century brass large hat and coat hook with a decorated stem, black ceramic finials and a cast brass backplate with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Another similar coat hook may well be available ref code: CH727. Total 9" tall x 5.25" front to back and backplate 2" wide x 1.75". 
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Muffin Sellers Brass Handbell
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Original, quality late 19th century Muffin Seller's brass handbell with two bell domes and clapper, a turned fruitwood handle with a brass ferrule and a ring to the end. The wooden grip is impressed 1888 and the brass is polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A great sounding bell. Complete and in good and working order. 9" x 4" x 3". 
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Muffin Sellers Brass Handbell



Pair of Brass Talon Candlesticks
Pair of Brass Talon Candlesticks
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast brass candlesticks in the realistic form of "Eagle Talons" with good detail. The shoulders have acanthus leaf forms and the candlesticks have plain drip pans but no visible maker marks. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 5.5" tall x 3" wide x 3.75" front to back. 
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Oval Galleried Tray
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Original, quality 1930's oval shaped drinks tray in "Australian Blackwood" with a chromed gallery. This super example with handles to each end has a paper label to the underside detailing "Shott & Son Manufacturers Blackwood Souvenirs 60 George Street Launceston Tasmania" and on the tray top a small chromed plated plaque in the shape of Tasmania (the island) and detailed "TASMANIA". A super find in super condition and complete. 22" x 14" x 2.75".  
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Oval Galleried Tray



Pair of Loveridge Brass Coal Vases
Pair of Loveridge Brass Coal Vases
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Matching pair of original, quality, brass coal vases complete with the original steel lift out liners. This superb pair of coal tubs have vase shaped bodies on three legs, two side ring handles, a cluster finial to the domed lid, a registration number to the underside of the lid for the year 1902 and the maker's mark to the underside of the vase for "Henry Loveridge and Co of Birmingham". The steel liners are a work of art on their own, by far the best we have seen and each with a pair of side ring lifting handles. These vases are in superb condition with only very very minor dents if any, consistent with very little use. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the liners cleaned and repainted black. All is complete and in good and working order. Each 18" tall x 16" widest including side handle. Price is for the pair. 
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Pierced Brass Fender
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Original, quality late 19th century pierced and engraved brass fender of a good size. This super example has a pierced and engraved decoration of leaves and berries or stylised acorns with cast brass mounts in the form of a Tudor Rose. The steel floor has been cleaned and repainted black and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Some old alterations have been made to the floor and the feet to the back edge are replacements but all is complete and in good and working order. Exterior 54" x 8" tall x 12.5" front to back. Interior 53" x 11.5". 
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Pierced Brass Fender



Huge Brass Letter Flap
Huge Brass Letter Flap
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Original, quality 1920's / 30's, huge cast brass letter flap detailed in deep relief to the letter flap "Letters" in upper cased Gothic style text. Replacement nuts, washers and bolts have been fitted and the original springs are good and strong. All has been polished and is complete and in good and working order. This example was taken from a Midland Bank and is complete and in good and working order. Exterior 16" x 8", aperture 12" x 3.5", bolt centres 14.5" x 6.5".  
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Kenrick Cast Iron Cobblers Revolving Nail Cup
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Original, quality 1920's two piece cast iron Cobblers' revolving nail cup, as used on the workbench for easy access to a range of sizes of nails and tacks when repairing shoes. This example is embossed "AJK Nail Cup" to the base. 'AJK' is for A Kenrick & Sons the iron founder from West Bromwich. These nail cups are also ideal for a desk tidy for paper clips and elastic bands etc. or for peanuts and crisps and similar. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 4" tall, 8.75" widest and plinth 5.25" diam. 
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Kenrick Cast Iron Cobblers Revolving Nail Cup



Aesthetic Movement Brass Hat and Coat Hook
Aesthetic Movement Brass Hat and Coat Hook
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Original, quality late 19th century superb cast brass hat and coat hook of good heavy proportions with four screw holes for mounting. Both the hat peg and the lower coat hook are decorated in an "Egyptian" type detail, almost hieroglyphics and the reverse of the backplate is stamped "JC&S" for the manufacturer. The first we have seen of this model. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. Backplate 2" x 1.75", total 5" tall and 5" front to back. 
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Huge Brass and Amber Glass Hat and Coat Hook
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Original, quality, superb, 19th century, much larger than average cast brass hat and coat hook, with a rope twist stem, a decorative cast brass backplate with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and the most wonderful spherical shaped cut amber coloured glass finials and the backplate has a design of acanthus leaves. One hook has a super top finial larger than the one below and one hook has finials of the same larger size. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. One of the best examples of hat and coat hooks we have had to date. Backplate 3.5" x 2.5", total 10" and 6" front to back. 
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Huge Brass and Amber Glass Hat and Coat Hook



Brass String Holder with Scissors
Brass String Holder with Scissors
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Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's embossed brass cylindrical string holder with a decorated lid with a hole to centre for the string and the original pair of scissors in a holder to the side. The string holder has an embossed design of dragonflies and plants in an Art Nouveau style, all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. Tub 3" tall and 3.5" diam. Total height including scissors 5.5". 
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Unpolished Copper Samovar
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Original, quality late 18th/early 19th century fancy copper samovar/tea urn, complete with the brass tap with a green stained ivory finnial and the lift out cast iron heating bar. The cast brass side handles are fashioned as eagle heads with a lifting ring through the necks. The oval shaped urn is supported on four flat reeded legs terminating in lions' paw feet and the tops of the legs have a lion's face embellishment. The lid of the urn has a figure of a sphinx as the grip above the vent holes and the base has another but differing sphinx. The front of the urn has a lozenge shaped silver plaque for engraving but not engraved and this has a good clear Georgian hallmark. The urn interior has good tinning and a replacement cast iron heating bar made to suit copied from an original. The exterior is in outstanding unpolished condition with only the odd very minor dent. All is complete and in good and working order. If you did wish to use it and has been fully overhauled. 18" tall and 13" front to back including tap. 13" wide including handle and 9" x 7" stand including feet. 
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Unpolished Copper Samovar



Burnished Steel and Brass Fender
Burnished Steel and Brass Fender
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Original, quality early 19th century burnished steel fender with brass mounts and removable fire iron stands to each end. This superb example has a wrought iron floor which as been cleaned and repainted black, a brass top and bottom trim to the front and sides and cast brass feet of acanthus leaf forms. The removable poker/fire iron rests are in burnished steel and are the original matching pair. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A serious Georgian fender. In superb condition all original and complete and in good and working order. External 51" x 12" front to back. Internal 50" x 11" front to back. Height of fender 8.5" and 27" including poker stands.  
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Vaseline and Cranberry Glass Oil Lamp Shade
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Original, quality late 19th century glass oil lamp shade in vaseline glass with cushion decorated panels to the main body with a strong cranberry colour to the top, fluted area. A stunning example with a wonderful combination of colours to fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. Complete and in good order. 5.5" tall, 7.75" widest. Lower aperture 3.75" diam. 
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Vaseline and Cranberry Glass Oil Lamp Shade



Large Vaseline Light Fitting
Large Vaseline Light Fitting
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Original, quality circa 1900, large continental vaseline glass gas lamp shade. This shade has been fitted with a replacement, lacquered brass shade holder to fit a standard, modern, UK electric bulb holder. Has been wired with modern three core flex and a new brass UK bulb holder with a length of new brass chain and a new brass ceiling rose included. This super example in the 'maid's bonnet' form has a good vaseline colour to the centre flowing into a solid yellow-green 2" band at the outside wavy rim with eight points. A most unusual size for this model. Complete and in good and working order. 13" widest, 7" tall including holder + 16" chain and 3" ceiling rose x 2.5" diam. 
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Set of 3 Vaseline Glass Lamp Shades
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Original, quality set of three matching 1920's continental gas light shades. These shades have been fitted with replacement, lacquered brass shade holders to fit standard, modern, UK electric bulb holders. These super shades have bold vaseline vertical stripes on a natural vaseline background and pinched in outer rims. Complete and in good and working order. 5" tall including holders and 4" widest. Price is for the set. 
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Set of 3 Vaseline Glass Lamp Shades



Spicer Fox Mask
Spicer Fox Mask
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Original, quality 1920's superb mounted Fox Mask on the original oak shield. This example mounted by Spicers of Leamington the finest Taxidermist of Fox Masks and similar, is a most unusual pose with the ears down in submission. The condition of this mount is outstanding in every detail quite the best we have seen. The original oak backboard in the standard Spicers shape is impressed to the reverse "P.Spicer & Sons Taxidermists Leamington" and also '3210' for Spicers catalogue number. Shield 10.75" tall, 8.5" widest and total 9" front to back. 
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Rolls Royce Mascot
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Original, quality chrome plated "Spirit of Ecstasy" Rolls Royce Car Mascot mounted on a turned and ebonised wooden trophy plinth. This super example is signed to the base "Charles Sykes" for the designer and "Rolls Royce" and stamped under one wing "Trade Mark RE01". This model was originally the size fitted to 1911 to 1914 Silver Ghosts and is the largest of the Rolls Royce Mascots. All is complete and in good order. Plinth 5.5" diam and 2.75" tall. Mascot 7" tall. Total 9.75" tall.  
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Rolls Royce Mascot



Excelsior Toilet Pan
Excelsior Toilet Pan
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Original, quality late 19th century white ceramic toilet pan in superb very usable condition. This example is transfer printed to the inside " The Excelsior Wash down Pedestal " and with the registration number for the year 1898.The base plinth and the top beneath the rim are both decorated, with a band of deep relief ' egg and dart ' pattern.There are some chips to one of the four screw holes to the base mounting flange, all is in superb order otherwise, complete and perfect for plumbing in if required.This example has no other chips, cracks or stains in fact has seen very little use, indeed if any. If you are feeling flush, this is the one for you. 16" tall, 20.75" front to back total.Top bowl rim 15" x 14" exterior and 11" x 9.5" interior. Waste outlet 4.25" exterior and 3.5" internal. Water inlet 2 3/8" and 1.75" internal. 
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Exterior Brass Bell Pull
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Original, quality mid to late 19th century cast brass exterior bell pull, for use with a tight wire, non-electrical bell system. This super example has a central brass pull knob with a dished brass backplate both with matching engraved detailed pattern. Replacement mounting plate and spring have been fitted, fully overhauled, and complete and in good and working order. Exterior 5.5" diam, knob 2" diam, 1.25" front to back external and 1" front to back internal excluding spring and bar.  
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Exterior Brass Bell Pull



Kenrick Cast Iron Folding Coatrack
Kenrick Cast Iron Folding Coatrack
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Original, quality circa 1900, cast iron coatrack with five turned beech hat and coat pegs, all linked up with steel straps giving the facility to fold up into a suitcase when travelling. Impressed to the reverse "AK & Sons No 2" for the manufacturer. These are hung on the wall when required, using the three mounting rings fitted. All is in the original finish and appears to have had very little use. Complete and in good and working order. Folded up for travelling 5.5" x 5.5" x 3.5" and mounted on wall as in picture 22" x 10.5" x 3.5".  
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Crawfords Biscuits Desk Blotter and Diary Plus
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Original, quality near mint condition diary and desk blotter issued in 1928 by 'Crawford Biscuits'. This super example has red leather look covers dated 1928 and opens to eventually the desk blotter with sheets of blotting paper still unused. The left hand side has a calendar for both 1928 and 1929 and has many pages in colour, illustrating the full range of biscuits of the time and the right hand side, the history of Crawfords, Postal guide of the time, other pages of useful information, pages for notes and a diary with seven days to a page. A super item in amazing condition. Closed 10.75" tall x 12" x 0.5".  
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Crawfords Biscuits Desk Blotter and Diary Plus



Enamel Bus Stop Sign
Enamel Bus Stop Sign
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Original, quality 1960's, near mint condition, double sided, wedge shaped enamel bus stop sign with "Request Stop" in white text to the lower section beneath the circular logo. The back edge is printed "Burnham London" and although there are minor chips to some edges all is bright and clean otherwise and is complete and in good order. 15.5" tall x 18" x 3" widest.  
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Pale Blue Glass Soda Syphon
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Original, quality 1920's continental pale blue glass soda syphon with the original chromed top mount detailing a manufacturer in Paris, France. Complete and in good order but not suitable for use. 12" tall x 3.75" diam. 
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Pale Blue Glass Soda Syphon



Hobbs Hart and Co Ltd Fireproof Safe on Cupboard
Hobbs Hart and Co Ltd Fireproof Safe on Cupboard
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Original, quality, late 19th century, small fireproof safe in the original paintwork on the original wooden cupboard base unit made to suit. This super example manufactured by "Hobbs Hart and Co Ltd" has a plum coloured velvet lined interior to the safe with a lift out shelf and a locking drawer. The base cupboard unit has a scrumbled painted door inside and out. The safe is bolted to the cupboard but can be separated and the two long screws to fix the cupboard to the floor are also included. The brass handle to the inner drawer and the keyhole cover to the door are both embossed for the manufacturer "Hobbs Hart and Co Ltd London". The exterior original paintwork to the safe is generally very clean and in good order, but there are a few spots of paint missing from the front of the door and considerable blemishes to the top. All has been fully overhauled and all is complete and in good and working order otherwise, with two keys for the door and two keys for the drawer. A most unusual safe on stand. Safe exterior 18" tall x 14" wide and 12.5" front to back, safe interior 12.75" tall over drawer x 12" wide and 8.75" front to back, total 37.5" tall x 16" wide and 13.25" front to back.  
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Set of 8 Amber Glass Drawer Handles
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Original, quality late 19th century set of eight matching amber coloured moulded glass chest of drawer knobs. These examples were often used on typical Welsh dressers, chest of drawers and Lancashire sideboards. Each knob has a six sided form and a tapered threaded stem for twist fitting into the correct sized hole. Some very minor scuffs and a tiny chip or two, otherwise complete and in good and working order. Total length 2.5" including 1.5" thread x 1.75" diam. Price is for the set. 
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Set of 8 Amber Glass Drawer Handles



Stoneware Butter Churn
Stoneware Butter Churn
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Original, quality late 19th century two tone glazed stoneware "plunger" butter churn with the original lid. This unusual example in super condition and complete. 17" tall, 9.75" exterior base and 7" exterior top. Aperture 5.5" and lid 6" diam. 
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2 Cwt Anvil on Stand
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Original, quality post - war or earlier '2 Cwt', wrought iron anvil on the original wrought iron stand. This superb example is embossed to the side "2 Cwt JB England" and to the other "10 2KGS". Has a good clean nose and working surface and two aperture for accessories. Some minor knocks to one top edge and complete and in good and working order. Anvil 12" tall x 27.5" x 4.5". Base of anvil 11.5" x 9.5". Stand 13.5" tall and 17.5" square on floor. Total height 24".  
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2 Cwt Anvil on Stand



Cast Iron Book Press on Stand
Cast Iron Book Press on Stand
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Original, quality late 19th century cast iron book press on an original oak book press base. This press has been married with an old book press base. The press has the original paintwork with gilded decoration and brass mounts and the oak base has two drawers with old replacement knobs, and the standard square legs curving out towards the front and back. The lower drawer is an old replacement made to suit and all has been cleaned and the press lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. Total height including stand 45". Base 30.5" tall x 18.5" x 15". Press 16.5" x 10" and 14.5" tall. Working surface of press 12" x 10". 
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Clear Glass Chamberpot
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Original, quality late 19th century clear glass freeblown chamberpot with an applied side handle and star cut decoration to the base. Most unusual to find a clear glass one. We have had jug and basins similar and I guess one had the choice of a matching chamberpot when originally purchasing a set, but where have they gone? This is a first for us and this one is very clean with no chips, cracks or blemishes and a very useful item. 5.75" tall x 8.5" to exterior diam and 10.25" wide including handle. 
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Clear Glass Chamberpot



1884 Inkstand
1884 Inkstand
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Original, quality late 19th century walnut veneered inkstand with a pair of original clear moulded glass inkwells with cut glass lids and brass hinged mounts. The stand has black outer edges and pen grooves, a pullout drawer to the front, a hooped brass carry handle to the top and an engraved brass presentation plaque detailing "Presented to D Williams by the Dalton-in-Furness Choral Society, For His Valuable Services as Conductor February 13th 1884. Some ink staining to the top and some wear to the corners, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order, standing on four bun feet with the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Inkwells 2" square and 3.25" tall. Total 11.75" wide, 7.25" front to back and 6.25" tall including inks.  
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Ships Wheel Cigar Cutter
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Original, quality 1920's, 'ship's wheel' cigar cutter on the original circular steel base. The cigar tip would be placed down behind the wheel and the wheel, when turned, will trim off the cigar. The underside is marked to the swinging cover "Made in Germany" and the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 5" tall, wheel with spokes 2.5" wide, base 2.75" diameter. 
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Ships Wheel Cigar Cutter



Copper Street Lamp Top
Copper Street Lamp Top
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Original, quality late 19th century all copper streel lamp, originally fitted to street lamp posts and brackets, then gas but now fitted for electricity. This example has a hinged door to the front, a hinged top cover, a replacement polished aluminium reflector inside the top cover and a new electric bulb holder and brass stem, which can be wired with exterior electric cable for no extra charge within reason. All has been re-glazed and all is now complete and in good and working order. 30" tall and 17" square widest. Base bolt centres 8.5".  
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Black Forest Carved Dog / Brush
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Original, quality late 19th century "Black Forest" carved clothes brush in the realistic form of dog laying down. This clean example has glass eyes and is complete and in good order. The first we have seen and a great looking piece. 5" x 3" x 2.5" tall.  
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Black Forest Carved Dog / Brush



Stoneware Bird Feeder
Stoneware Bird Feeder
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Original, quality, circa 1900, two tone glazed stoneware poultry / bird, drinker / feeder. This super example is stamped '1pt' for the size, with the pottery manufacturer "Price S. Bristol" and a bead decoration around. This principle is self filling hence the birds cannot soil the water. Complete and in good and working order. 9.25" tall x 4" x 6.25" front to back. 
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4 Stack Minty Bookcase
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Original, quality 1950's light oak finish stacking bookcase with graduated sections. The top three have sliding plate glass doors on aluminium runners and the base section has a shelf inside and sliding oak finish doors. The section will lock together from inside the roof of each section or lift off to ease transport. One ivorine maker's label is fixed to the inside detailing "Minty Library Specialists Oxford". A super clean set of book cabinets. Complete and in good order. Total 58.25" tall x 35" wide. Each section front to back: Base 15.5" and 18.5" tall. First 11.25" and 15.5" tall. Second 9" front to back and 12.5" tall. Third 9" front to back and 12.5" tall.  
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4 Stack Minty Bookcase



Veritas Cast Iron Conservatory Stove
Veritas Cast Iron Conservatory Stove
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Original, quality late 19th century very decorative white enamelled, cast iron conservatory stove with a copper oil font and glass chimney operating just like oil lamps with paraffin. The red glass panels are replacements copied from the original as is the brass finial to the top lid, for the original was missing. The cast iron side handles in are in the original matt gilt finish. The pierced panels have fish decoration and match the side handles and the top cover will lift for use to keep a kettle warm. This example was manufactured by "Veritas" and has the registration number for the year 1893. The white enamel finish is original allbeit with a few minor chips. The copper font, the pair of original brass knobs to the doors and the top brass finial have all been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. A superb example. 33.5" tall, 16" diam of base and body 10" diam. 
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Pair of Tennis Racquet Letter Clips
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Pair of original, quality superb brass letter clips in the form of tennis racquets with a ball on oak bases, circa 1900. These have strong springs, a hole in each for hanging, in the original unpolished finish and are complete and in super order. Can you believe it, not one but a pair of these wonderful letter clips. Backplate 8.25" x 3.25" and 2" front to back. 
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Pair of Tennis Racquet Letter Clips



Cast Iron Dental Chair
Cast Iron Dental Chair
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WT&S Oak and Brass Coatrack
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Original, quality late 19th century superb honey coloured oak wall mounted coatrack of a good shape with 4 cast brass hat and coat hooks. 4 single coat hooks and an oval shaped mirror within a beaded brass frame. The reverse of the backboard is impressed with the sun logo and "WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son, of Birmingham'. The brass has been polished and lacquered although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the oval mirror is a replacement fitted. To mount to the wall remove 2 coat hooks, use the holes to screw to the wall and replace the coat hooks. Complete and in good working order. Backboard 33.5" wide, 19.5" tall and 1.25" front to back, total including hooks 21.5" tall and 4" front to back. 
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WT&S Oak and Brass Coatrack



Oak Box
Oak Box
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Original, quality, late 19th century, superb oak cigarette casket with a lock and key and brass decorative mounts to the top of the hinged lid. The quality brass mounts are in the form of a horse shoe, a stirrup and a riding crop. The brass has been lacquered, the lock fully overhauled and all is now complete and in good and working order. A wonderful example with a removable central dividing panel. Base 9.5" x 7.25" x 5.5" tall. 
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Desk Barometer
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Original, quality, late 19th century, aneroid desk barometer, with a frame and stand in brass fashioned as a horse shoe, a hunting horn, a riding crop and a pair of whipple trees. The loop shaped stand is hinged to fold flat for storage. The central barometer has a detailed enamelled dial and "Made in Paris". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. A most unusual desk barometer. Dial 3.5", toal 10" tall x 8.5" wide, 3.5" front to back when up + 2.5" folded down. 
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Desk Barometer



Pair of Brass Electric Side Lamps
Pair of Brass Electric Side Lamps
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Original, quality pair of 1920's cast brass electric side lamps with tapered tubular stems on circular bases with a heavy cast iron weight underneath. Have been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex, new brass UK bulb holders, in-line switches and three pin plugs. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good working order. The shades are for display only 14.5" tall x 5.25" base diam. 
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Pair of WT&S Brass Fingerplates
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Original, quality late 19th century pair of matching cast brass fingerplates one large and one small. This super pair have embossed detail of flowers and leaves in three panels. The reverse is impressed with the registration number for the year 1891 and with the sun logo and "WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son of Birmingham', the plates each have four screw holes for mounting and have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good order. 11" x 3" and 8.25" x 3". Price is for the pair. 
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Pair of WT&S Brass Fingerplates



Large Wrought Iron Hayrack
Large Wrought Iron Hayrack
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Original, quality late 19th century larger than average blacksmith made wall mounted hayrack, perfect for back on the wall to feed the livestock or planted up as a huge garden feature. This example is for flat wall mounting and has four bolt holes for fixing and a good bellied shape. 46" and 14" front to back, total height 26.5" + height of basket 22.5". 
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Pooley London & North Western Railway Balance
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Original, quality, late 19th century, circular brass balance to weigh 112lb and calibrated in 1lbs. This most unusual example has a thick brass face mounted on a cast iron body, with a ring to the top for hanging and a swivel shackle beneath. The dial has an applied maker's plate detailing "H Pooley and Son Ltd", "Capacity 112lbs", "Class 3" and "Liverpool and Birmingham". The front also has a clear lead custom seal. The reverse also has an applied brass plaque detailing "Pooley and Son Liverpool" and "L&NW 3275", (L&NW' for 'London and North Western Railways). All has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Dial 8" diameter, scale 14" long and 1.5" front to back. 
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Pooley London & North Western Railway Balance



Pair of Cast Iron Garden Bench Ends
Pair of Cast Iron Garden Bench Ends
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century very decorative cast iron garden bench ends in the aesthetic movement style and in old white paint. Will make up to a super quality garden bench with the addition of wooden slats. Complete and in good order. 32" tall at back, 25" tall at front and 26.5" front to back. 
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Pair of Salisbury Carriage Builders Brass Waggon Hub Caps
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Pair of original, quality late 19th century heavy cast brass screw on waggon wheel hub caps. These super pair of eight sided brass nuts with a wide flange has an internal thread and are engraved to the top "The Salisbury Carriage Works and Van Builders". 3.5" tall, 5" widest and internal diam 3". 
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Pair of Salisbury Carriage Builders Brass Waggon Hub Caps



Black Forest Carved Coatrack
Black Forest Carved Coatrack
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Original, quality, late 19th century, Swiss 'Black Forest' carved wood, wall mounted hat and coatrack. This superb all wood example has a Chamois head and neck to the centre, with oak leaves and branches behind and beneath, incorporating a hanging loop to the top and three pegs to the front. All is realistically carved, with the horns painted black and the original glass eyes. Quite the best I have seen for a while. Some good repairs to the tips of some oak leaves and the horns. Now complete and in good order. A delicate but sturdy and usable hat and coatrack. 16.25" wide x 9" tall + 4.5" front to back. 
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Light Oak Roll Top Desk
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Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's light oak roll top desk with a fitted interior and an 'S' tambour front. All is mounted on twin pedestals with a wide drawer between over the knee space and a modesty back panel. Will unscrew easily into five sections plus a few smaller pieces. The interior has many pigeon holes, two small drawers and pull out pen racks. Each pedestal mounted on casters, has a deep filing drawer to the base, two standard drawers above and a pull out typewriter shelf. The tambour front has a lock and key and when rolled down it will lock automatically, the key is only required to open it. Cleaned and overhauled, the original finish enhanced and complete and in good and working order. A very very good example. 45.25" tall at back and 48" widest. Worksurface 30.5" tall, 31" exterior front to back. Knee hole 25.5" tall.  
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Light Oak Roll Top Desk



Slag Glass Eye Bath
Slag Glass Eye Bath
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Original, quality very unusual pressed glass eye bath, circa 1900/20's. This example has faceted sides and is moulded in deep red glass with the appearance of black, containing swirls of off white glass. All in super condition and complete. 1.75" x 1.25" x 2.75". 
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Brass Revolving Magazine Rack
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Original, quality late 19th century brass and oak magazine rack with five section dividers on a rectangular shaped, honey coloured oak base=board all "swivel" mounted on three curved legs. The central section doubles up as the carry handle and the underside is detailed for "Hall Birmingham" the manufacturer. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. The best magazine rack we have seen for a while. 34" tall, oak base 14.5" x 9" and 21" diam spread of legs. 
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Brass Revolving Magazine Rack



Cranberry Glass Oil Lamp Shade
Cranberry Glass Oil Lamp Shade
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Original, quality acid etched cranberry glass oil lamp shade circa 1900. This super example has an outward flared top section in a strong cranberry colour and all has a very detailed etched floral and acanthus leaves decoration. This shade will fit a standard duplex double burner oil lamp gallery. Perfect and complete and in good and working order. 5.75" tall and 9" widest, lower aperture 4". 
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Merryweather Fire Engine Bell
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Original, quality pre-war 1930's heavy cast brass bell with the original cast brass internal clapper on a wrought iron stem with a plaited leather grip. The main body of this bell is embossed "Merryweather" for the well known maker of Fire Engines and related equipment. A super find with a good tone and resonance. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 12" tall and 10" diam. 
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Merryweather Fire Engine Bell



Large Copper Bovril Urn
Large Copper Bovril Urn
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Original, quality late 19th century all copper hot water urn in the form of a castle tower with simulated brickwork and a castellated top. This hard to find urn has a brass shield to the front detailing 'Bovril', the beef extract drink, two brass taps with turned ebony handles, two small lids to the top and mounted with three replacement brass ball feet. copied from an original. This example is the largest we have seen and although not marked as such was made by "J and H Banfill Copper Smiths and Urn Makers, Gervase St. Old Kent Road S.E." London. These urns were used on the counter or bar in the pub, café or hotel, to heat up water and pour into a mug or cup of Bovril extract and were stood on a stove or over a gas ring beforehand to boil the water. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 19"tall, 12" top diam, 13.5" base diam and 15.25" widest including taps.  
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Brass and Steel Dairy Churn
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Original, quality late 19th century tinsmith made churn shaped milk can with a brass label to the front, a brass swing over handle and a brass catch and hinge to the lid. The brass plaque is stamped "K. Messengers Tarlton" for either the Dairy who produced the milk or the person recieving the regular delivery of milk. The reverse is also stamped and this is for the manufacturer of the can "Dairy Supply Co Ltd, Museum Street London". The base has a good patch repair to a small hole and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. A most unusual shape and size the first we have seen. 9.75" tall with handle down and 8.5" base diam. 
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Brass and Steel Dairy Churn



Large Sycamore Butter Stamp
Large Sycamore Butter Stamp
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Original, quality late 19th century/circa 1900, larger than average butter print with the carved detail of a thistle flower head with a leaf either side. This superb example has a large bowl with a turned stem riding within. A good repair has been made to an old split and now all is complete and in good and working order. Total 5.5" diam and 6" tall down. 9" withdrawn in and print 4.5" diam. 
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Very Small Oval Steel Dairy Can
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Original, quality late 19th century / circa 1900, tiny oval steel dairy can. As used on milk delivery prams and floats when delivering door to door, straight from the churn. I can only imagine this size was for a very, very small portion of cream or is it a manufacturer's sample size? This example has the standard brass wire swing handle to the top, a fixed loop to the reverse and a brass mount to the hinged lid. The front of the can is stamped "HS" and for the manufacturer "Dairy Sundries Co Sudbury Middx" and the lid "Smith". All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in superb condition. This is the first of this tiny size we have seen and it could not be in better condition. 1.75" tall with handle down. 2.25" wide + 2" front to back and base 1.75" x 1.5". 
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Very Small Oval Steel Dairy Can



Cast Iron Water Trough
Cast Iron Water Trough
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Original, quality late 19th century rectangular shaped cast iron water trough with mounts at each end and a curved base. This heavy trough is embossed to the side "Hexhams Brown of Exeter". An iron foundry who manufactured amongst many things, tannery equipment and machinery. This example is heavy but it does here a crack to the floor for 2 / 3rds of its length. So now ideal for a planter. The exterior and some of the interior has later paint. An unusual shaped trough with an unknown use ? . Total length including mounts at end 54". Exterior length of body 49.5" x 13" tall and 14.5" wide. 
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Brass Cats Face Electric Bell Press
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Original, quality late 19th century interior electric bell press in the most unusual form of a well detailed cat's face in relief cast in pink brass. This superb example is only the second we have seen and is operated by pressing the tongue downwards. For use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock and this example can be used externally if mounted with a mastic seal. The top of the head is stamped with the registration number for the year 1898. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. 2.75" wide x 2.25" tall and 2" front to back. Rear mounting 2" diameter. 
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Brass Cats Face Electric Bell Press



Derby Dale Pie Commemorative Plate
Derby Dale Pie Commemorative Plate
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Original, quality circular white small dinner plate detailing the "Derby Dale Pie" made in aid of the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary on 4th August 1928". The centre panel of this plate has a black line detail of a steaming pie and "Size 16 feet long, 5 feet wide and 15 inches deep". In super condition and colour and perfect. The underside is printed "H.G.D.D." for the manufacturer. 9.5" x 1". 
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Copper Street Lamp Top
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Original, quality 1920's all copper street lamp originally fitted to street lamp post and gas, but now fitted for electricity. This example has a hinged door to the front and a maker's plate detailing "William Sugg & Co Ltd, Westminster Patented Lamp" and the remains of an old green coat of paint. The new electric bulb holder and brass stem can be wired with exterior cable for no extra charge within reason. All has been re-glazed and all is now complete and in good and working order. 35" tall and 16.5" square widest. Base bolt centres 7". 
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Copper Street Lamp Top



Adaptable Muff Warmer
Adaptable Muff Warmer
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Original, quality buff coloured stoneware hot water filled hand warmer with the original screw in stopper and wire handle with wooden grip. The front of this super miniature hot water bottle is detailed in black transfer print "The adaptable hot water bottle for muff or pocket, made at the old Fulham Pottery", and with the registration number for the year 1904. Complete but with a faint hairline crack to the reverse, shown in picture. 4" tall with handle down, 3.5" widest and 1.25" front to back.  
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Large Oval Copper Frypan
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Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped copper frying pan with a good long blacksmith made wrought iron handle, fixed to the pan with three hammered rivets. This super example will need re-tinning to the interior if wanted for cooking, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order but with no maker's name. The copper has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Pan 14.75" x 12" x 2", total including handle 28" long and 8.5" tall. 
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Large Oval Copper Frypan



Pair of Brass Door Handles
Pair of Brass Door Handles
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Original, quality pair of 19th century fireproof safe door handles converted with a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches. These super examples have segmented shaped spherical knobs and the original engraved circular backplates each with four screw holes for mounting. An exceptional pair of door knobs of a good weight and quality. Backplates 2.25" diam, knob 2" diam and 2.5" front to back. 
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Antler Candlestick
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Original, quality late 19th century single candlestick with a stag horn spike mounted with a silver plated candle holder with a decorative bracket, all mounted on a circular silver plated base. The underside is impressed for the maker Joseph Rodgers of Sheffield, the famous manufacturer of Cutlery of the highest standard. 15.5" tall and 5.25" base diam.  
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Antler Candlestick



Clear Glass Cream Setting Pan
Clear Glass Cream Setting Pan
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Original, quality mid to late 19th century circular freeblown clear glass, cream setting pan as used in the dairy. This most unusual pan has a hollow blown rim, a pouring lip and a serious pontil to the underside. Lots of wear to the underside foot and scratches to the interior floor but no chips or cracks and complete and in good order. This is only the second example we have seen. 19.5" diam and 4" tall. 
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Dairy Maids Cheese Dish and Cover
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Original, quality late 19th century superb wedge shaped cheese dish with a highly decorated cover with a handle to the top. Both the cover and tray are transfer printed with the registered date for the year 1899 and the cover is detailed to each side with a different scene in coloured transfer. The top shows dairy maids milking a cow in the pasture, one side has a dairy maid in the dairy working a cheese press and the other dairy maids in the dairy pouring milk into setting pan. The front and back panels have designs. No cracks or chips, some fat stains to the tray and inside the cover but otherwise all complete and in good superb condition, with good clear coloured panels to the cover. A most unusual cheese dish only the third we have had. Base 10" x 8" x total 7" tall including handle. 
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Dairy Maids Cheese Dish and Cover



Friendly Society Brass Staff Finial
Friendly Society Brass Staff Finial
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Original, quality late 19th century Friendly Society brass finial from Monkton in the country of Somerset. This example has a turned and shaped stem surmounted with a ball with a crown on top. Some dents to the ball but otherwise all in good order generally. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and mounted on a good Bakelite plinth for display. Brass finial 9.25" and 1.75" widest. Plinth 3.5" diam and total 10.5" tall. 
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S.Mordan Brass Postal Scales
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Original, quality late 19th century all brass postal balance with the original matching set of weights on the original serpentine fronted mahogany base with four bun feet. The scales are impressed for the maker "S. Mordan & Co London" and the weights are the complete stack required for the postage rates of the time and are marked "16/P", "8/P", "4/P" and "2/P". The brass weights marked with "P" as these refer to postages of half ounce units used from 1840 to 1871. All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. Base 10" x 6.5" and total 7" tall. 
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S.Mordan Brass Postal Scales



Copper Brush and Mirror Hall Set
Copper Brush and Mirror Hall Set
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Original, quality copper wall mounted hall rack circa 1900, with a shield shaped mirror to the centre of a decorative pressed sheet copper mount in a serious Art Nouveau style. The copper backplate has a shelf to the lower section and two copper backed brushes hanging on hooks each side of the mirror. One brush is embossed 'hat'. All is mounted on a shield shaped ebonised elm backboard, with a hanging ring to the top for wall mounting. The copper has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. 19.5" tall including eye x 10.5" wide and 3.5" front to back.  
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Copper Kettle on Heater
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Original, quality early to mid 19th century, all copper rectangular shaped kettle, with a tap to the front and handle over with the original tall stand, with side loop handles and four fancy cast copper feet, to take the cast iron heating block in its own basket. The idea was to heat the block in the fire or oven then place it beneath the previously boiled water in the kettle, this would keep the kettle and contents warm for a longer period. This most unusual item is the first we have seen and although some very, very minor parts of the pierced decoration are missing to the stand, all is complete and in good order otherwise. All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The finial to the tap is in black ceramic. Total height 16", 11" front to back and 9" wide including handle.  
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Copper Kettle on Heater



Decorative Brass Inkstand
Decorative Brass Inkstand
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Original, quality late 19th century continental cast brass inkstand with very detailed decoration in a Gothic style. The two inkwells are mounted on a rectangular shaped stand with a carry handle over the top and pen trays between. The hinged lids of the inks have fancy finials, the central handle has lizard or gargoyle shaped mounts as pen rests, the end handles have acanthus leaf grips and the feet are mythical beasts. All is profusely decorated with pierced detail of the greatest quality overall a stunning if not even an over the top detailed cast brass inkstand. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order with the original matt gilt finish to the underside. 5" tall, 15" long and 6" front to back including feet. 
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Veterinary Vaginal Speculum
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Original, quality late 19th century Veterinary Vaginal Speculum of huge proportions with a steel lower frame, a chrome plated on brass upper section and a curved adjustment threaded bar with a huge wingnut. The upper section is impressed "Arnold and Sons London". All has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 18" x 5" x 6.5" tall.

 
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Veterinary Vaginal Speculum



Frys Advertising Mirror
Frys Advertising Mirror
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Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's shop display advertising mirror, in the original mahogany frame and with the original ply backing board. The front is detailed for "Fry's Chocolate" around a Royal Coat of Arms and by appointment underneath. Also etched to the lower edge "This is the property of J.S Fry & Sons Ltd, Bristol & London". The plywood backing board has signs of worm but has been well treated and can be removed if you wish. It also has the original printed detail for the manufacturer / supplier of the mirror "OC Hankes Ltd Birmingham" and the original paper label of J.S Fry & Sons Ltd. Some minor blemishes to the mirror glass and some minor scratches to the edges of the glass, otherwise a good clean mirror and complete and in good order. 28.25" x 14.25" x 1.25" front to back. 
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Pair of Merryweather Copper and Brass Fire Engine Oil Lamps
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Pair of original, quality late 19th century superb small copper fire engine side lamps, with brass fittings, the original oil reservoirs and burner and large brass makers plates to the top detailing "Merryweather and Sons, Fire Engine Makers Long Acre London" and with the Royal Coat of Arms. The only apparent alteration from all being totally original is that the burners are a little different, one wire ring handle on the oil tank has been replaced, and there is a very minuscule chip to one glass. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Otherwise all is original, in good order and complete and in working order. 8" tall including handle, 3.25" wide and 4.5" front to back including mounting assembly. 
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Pair of Merryweather Copper and Brass Fire Engine Oil Lamps



Leather Fire Buckets
Leather Fire Buckets
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Millikin & Lawley Part Skeleton in Crate
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Millikin & Lawley Part Skeleton in Crate



Murattis Cigarette Cabinet
Murattis Cigarette Cabinet
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White Glass Rolling Pin
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Original, quality mid to late 19th century long freeblown white glass rolling pin, often made for sweethearts or as gifts from afar. This example is the longest we have seen and has a standard open hole to one end and the other closed. A great specimen suspended with a length of old blind cord. 28.25" x 3.5 widest. 
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White Glass Rolling Pin



Brown Trout by Cooper
Brown Trout by Cooper
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Original, quality 1920's Brown Trout mounted in a bow fronted glazed case by J. Cooper & Sons. This super mount has all the quality and realism as expected from one the best, if not the best taxidermist specialising in fish. A handsome fish in a lifelike mount with realistic groundwork and with a good label to the interior detailing "Preserved by J.Cooper & Sons, 28 Radnor St, St Luke London E.C", an early address for Cooper: The exterior of the case has been cleaned and repainted black and the original wire loop is fixed to the reverse for wall mounting if required. Cabinet 21.5" x 10.75" tall + loop. 6" front to back at centre of bow front. 
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Art Nouveau Brass Photograph Frame
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Original, quality 1920's continental brass photograph frame complete with an old photograph. This unusual example is in a serious Art Nouveau form and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, with the reverse retaining its original old lacquer finish. Will take a photo 6" x 4.25". Complete and in good and working order. 10.75" tall x 8" and 0.5" front to back flat and 5" front to back standing. 
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Art Nouveau Brass Photograph Frame



Pierced Brass Fingerplate
Pierced Brass Fingerplate
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Original, quality late 19th century brass fingerplate with a very detailed pierced and fretted panel of flowers, leaves and seed pods in an Aesthetic Movement design. Each corner has a countersunk screw holes for mounting and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 12" x 3.5". 
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Royal Daylight Oil Enamel Sign
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Original, quality 1920's double sided very clean enamel advertising sign, detailing to both sides "Use Royal Daylight Oil for Lighting, Heating and Cooking". The mounting flange with four holes is printed "Protector Eccles 12.23" for the sign manufacturer and the year Dec 1923. A good clean sign with some minor chips and damage but otherwise complete and in good order, with a good colour of black upper cased text on pale blue. 22" x 18" and flange 2".  
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Royal Daylight Oil Enamel Sign



Bristol Peace Celebration Memento
Bristol Peace Celebration Memento
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Original, quality oak framed printed memento from the citizens of Bristol produced by the Lord Mayor of Bistrol . J.H Swiggs in 1919, in celebration of peace of the Frist World War was this vey clenr print in the original frame has a coat of art to the top over a coloured picture, entitled "The Guarded Health by Dudley Lennent. Complete and in good order. Exterior frame 13.5" x 10.75" and 0.75" front to back, frame width 1". 
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Pascalls Confections Shop Display Cabinet
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Original, quality late 19th century counter shop display cabinet in mahogany with a sloping glazed front, a hinged drop down back panel with a white glass ( vitrolite ) panel and a glazed top pediment detailing "Pascalls Confections" in mirrored text. A replacement sliding glass shelf has been fitted and the original enamelled cabinet maker's plate has been retained detailing "O.C Hawkes Ltd manufacturer Globe Works Birmingham". All is complete and in good and working order and is the first we have seen of this model. 17.75" tall including pediment and base wide 20" x 7.75". 
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Pascalls Confections Shop Display Cabinet



Small Carved Stool
Small Carved Stool
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Original, quality 1920's small circular topped stool with four turned legs in ash. The fruitwood top has a carved floral decoration with bands of chip carved beads. A super sturdy stool with a good colour, complete and in good and working order. Top 10" diam x 1.5" thick, 13.5" total height and 15" spread of legs at floor.  
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Wedgwood Lobsters Salad Bowl and Servers
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Original, quality late 19th century circular ceramic salad bowl with a silver plated rim and the original pair of salad servers. This superb example has coloured transfer detail of seaweeds to the inside and outside of the bowl, and three realistic red lobsters as the feet and the servers have 'lobster' claws as the handles. The underside of the bowl has an embossed registration lozenge mark for the years 1842 to 1883 and is impressed Wedgwood for the manufacturer. The silver plating to the top rim is worn in places otherwise all is complete and in good order and a very unusual item. Bowl 10" top diam and 4.75" tall. Servers 11" x 2.25" x 1". 
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Wedgwood Lobsters Salad Bowl and Servers



Lucas Brass Car Horn
Lucas Brass Car Horn
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Original, quality 1920's brass trumpet shaped motor car or motorcycle horn complete with a replacement rubber bulb. This example marked "Patented" has the logo badge for the manufacturer "Lucas King of the Road" and "No 60". Some minor dents to the horn and the grille, otherwise complete and in good and working order with a good loud sound. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Total length 15", horn 3.25" widest and bulb 3.5" diam. 
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Spratts Pictorial Vertical Enamel Advert
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Original, quality superb and very hard to find Spratt's pet food vertical enamel sign detailing four skeletal type animals each drawn from the word 'Spratts', a Scottie dog, a cat, a canary and a fish. The figures are in black on a cream background with a turned down rim. This example has four screw holes for mounting and a few minor chips, otherwise in super condition and complete. 24" x 5" x 0.5".  
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Spratts Pictorial Vertical Enamel Advert



Rowland Ward Pack of Elephant Hairs
Rowland Ward Pack of Elephant Hairs
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Original, brown paper wrapped parcel of Elephant Hairs, circa 1900 / 1920's with most of the original parcel tag detailing "Rowland Ward Ltd Naturalists The Jungle Piccadilly London", with a line drawing of a Rhinoceros with skeleton details and "Elephant Hairs" in pencil. The reverse has the delivery address "John Todd Esq. Mereside, Bromfield Cumberland. I have not opened this parcel, not wanting to spoil it, but one can see elephant hairs at one end. Parcel 16" x 2" and tag 6.25" x 3". 
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Nickel Plated Visting Card Tray
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Original, quality late 19th century square shaped nickel plated and engraved tray with an ebony handle with two decorative 'fly' mounts to the upper surface. Complete and in good and working order. Tray 9.5" x 8.75" x 0.5". Total length 14". 
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Nickel Plated Visting Card Tray



Pair of Benson Brass and Copper Candlesticks
Pair of Benson Brass and Copper Candlesticks
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Pair of original, quality 1920's copper and brass candlesticks, designed by W.A.S Benson, in the typical Arts and Crafts form from this designer. These are not stamped for this maker but have all the other signs and were originally nickel plated. The slender turned stems are mounted with a simple tripod base and mounted to the top with a cast brass candle sconce surrounded, by five leaf like petals in sheet copper. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 6.5" tall and 6.5" base diam spreads of feet.  
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Arts and Crafts Brass Wall Candle Scone
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Original, quality 1920's brass wall mounted candle sconce of Arts and Crafts form with a tall reflector backplate with a curved forward heat deflector. The top front is embossed with birds and the underside is stamped "J.Co" for the maker. Scottish we believe. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 11.25" tall x 4.75" wide and 3.5" front to back. 
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Arts and Crafts Brass Wall Candle Scone



South Coast Flying Club Car Badge
South Coast Flying Club Car Badge
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Original, quality post-war mint condition chromed motor car badge with the front decorated in blues, white and green enamel, with not a chip in sight. The front depicts a light aircraft over the sea with cliffs, probably the white cliffs of Dover, and "South Coast Flying Club" with the logo. The reverse is impressed '11' perhaps for the membership number. All in super condition with a steel nut and bracket and complete and in good order. Badge 3.5" tall, 3.25" wide and 1.25" front to back. Plus 0.75" threaded bolt with nut and bracket 2" x 0.75". 
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Butchers Block on Base
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Original, quality post-war butcher's block on the original base. This example, as used in butchers' shops for chopping up sides of meat and joints, is in good and usable condition with a reversible block, both sides of which have been used. The block is made with end on blocks of beech within a bolted up frame of beech and the base is in pitch pine. Not too big an example, complete and in good and working order. Block 36" x 24" x 6.5". Base 34" x 22.75" x 26". Total 36" x 24" x 32.5". 
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Butchers Block on Base



Antler Handled Steel Ham Knife
Antler Handled Steel Ham Knife
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Original, quality, 18th or early 19th century, steel carving knife with a sharp and wide blade, a heavy antler handle mounted with silver or silver plated collar and end plate. The blade is impressed "W.R. Hotham, Bath" for the maker or retailer. This knife is steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but it does not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry thoroughly. A most unusual knife, very sharp, complete and in good and working order. Total 19" long, blade 1.5" wide and 1.75" x 1.25" grip.  
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Haws Galvanised Watering Can
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Original, quality pre-war large 'Haws' galvanised watering can with an extra long spout, a handle to the rear and the original brass rose with very fine perforation, embossed "Haws Genuine No 4". This example also has the original circular brass trade label detailed for "Haws". All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. Body 9" diam + 13" tall, total length including spout and handle 34.5" + tall including handle 16.5". 
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Haws Galvanised Watering Can



Huge Brass Door Knocker
Huge Brass Door Knocker
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Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass door knocker with a replacement brass backplate, an old spherical shaped knocking stud and replacement threaded bars, nuts and washers. This superb knocker has the proportion of a Doctor's knocker, but a different shape, more like a swan neck. The heaviest knocker we have had for a long time. Complete and in good and working order. 9" tall, backplate and knocking stud 3" diameter and 5" front to back.  
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Picquot Ware Aluminium Kettle
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Original, quality 1950's / 60's very stylish cast aluminium kettle with polished light wood handles to the body and lid and with a short pouring spout. The underside is perfectly flat so ideal for an electric, gas or aga type of stove and stamped to the underside "Picquot Ware made in England". Polished and complete and in good and working order. Base diam 8.25" + 7" tall and 9.75" wide including spout. 
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Picquot Ware Aluminium Kettle



Copper Coaching Horn in Basket
Copper Coaching Horn in Basket
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Original, quality late 19th century nickel mounted copper "Tandem" coach or hunt horn, with a brass mouth piece and the original 'willow' basket carry case. The horn is in superb condition with no dents, engraved for the maker "Swaine and Co London" and polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The basket with hinged lid is near complete but with some caning loose and some missing, otherwise complete and in good and working order and with a good tone to the horn. Horn 30.5" x 3.5" widest, basket 31" x 4.5" Swaine and Co London. 
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Cast Iron Village Pump
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Original, quality mid to late 19th century cast iron "Village Pump". Cleaned and repainted green and 18ct gold leaf. Complete and in good order.  
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Cast Iron Village Pump



Musgraves Side Saddle Rack
Musgraves Side Saddle Rack
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Original, quality, late 19th century, wall mounted cast iron harness room sidesaddle rack, larger than the standard saddle rack. This example has oak mounts with much of the original red paintwork. Although not marked as such, this example was manufactured by Musgraves of Belfast. The backplate has four screw holes for mounting, has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. Backplate 12.75" x 9.5" and 25.5" front to back.  
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Large Cast Iron Bootscraper
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Original, quality large mid to late 19th century cast iron bootscraper with an architectural form. The heavy shaped base has two drainage holes, and a raised bead around and the scraper mount has two turrets and a gothic shaped decoration beneath the scraper. A most unusual scraper of great proportion. Complete and in good and working order. Base 18" x 14" x 2.5 deep and total 13.5" tall. 
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Large Cast Iron Bootscraper



Floor Standing Dinner Gong
Floor Standing Dinner Gong
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Original, quality late 19th century large brass dinner gong, suspended within a honey coloured oak frame. This example is most unusual to have a circular frame on a central column with a three legged pedestal beneath. The hammer is an old one of similar age, the gong has been waxed on the original patinated green finish and has a super tone and resonance. All is complete and in good and working order. Total height 39.5" and 16" front to back on floor. Gong 15" x 3". 
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Huge Galvanised Padlock
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Original, quality huge galvanised cast iron padlock with the original key and a brass keyhole with a vertical sliding cover. The cover is stamped "Secure 4 Lever" and the padlock is stamped with the war dept broad arrow mark and "J. Goodwin 1950". The key and the padlock are both stamped "41" and all has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. Padlock 6" x 4" x 1.5" and key 2.5" long. 
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Huge Galvanised Padlock


Rabone Well MeasureRabone Well Measure
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Original, quality pre-war leather cased 50ft steel tape measure with a fitted cast brass sinking weight. The leather case is embossed to one side for the manufacturer "John Rabone & Sons Birmingham England" and the folding winding handle on the same side is impressed "50ft". The steel tape is calibrated in inches and all has seen very little use if any and in mint condition. Fully overhauled, complete and in good order. Case 4" diam + 1.25" and total 9" wide the shortest. 




Mounted Otter Head
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Original, quality 1920's superb mounted adult otter head on the original honey coloured oak shield shaped backboard with a hanging ring to the top and with the original taxidermist's label detailing "F.W Bartlett of Banbury". A very clean and lifelike mount in good order. Shield 10" tall x 7.5" x 0.75" thick and total 8.5" front to back.  
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Mounted Otter Head



4 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting
4 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting
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Original, quality 1920's four branch brass electric hanging light fitting with square brass tube arms facing down, all radiating from a shaped central brass column. The original brass ceiling rose is included as is a length of new brass replacement chain. Replacement brass swivel knuckles have been fitted to the bulb holders, all has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. The shades are not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: S183, and matching wall lights may well be available ref code: WL146. The light fitting 17.5" tall, 20.5" widest excluding shades + 18" chain, + 3.5" rose x 4.75" diam and with shades pictures 29" widest. 
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Cardiff Crested Airship
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Original, quality 1920's small crested china airship with the Town Crest for the City of Cardiff to the top. The underside is detailed for the manufacturer "The Corona China Stoke in Trent, Hancock & Sons, English Manufacture". Complete and perfect. 2" tall x 5" long x 1.75". 
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Cardiff Crested Airship



Brass 'D' Shaped Umbrella Stand
Brass 'D' Shaped Umbrella Stand
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Original, quality 1920's 'D' shaped brass umbrella stand with a heavy cast iron base, a lift out steel drip pan and a top with five sections and three cast brass finials. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the iron base and tray cleaned and repainted black. All is complete and in good and working order. Total 25" tall x 16" widest at back and 8.5" front to back. 
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Pears Soap Enamel Sign
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Original, quality 1920's long narrow enamel strips advertising "Pears' Soap" in white upper cased text on black and red. Each sign has four screw holes for mounting and are bright and glossy but with chips to the enamel at the edges and corners. These were originally fitted to the risers on the curved stairs on the end of the horse drawn on motorised omnibuses. 18.5" x 3". If ordering online, please state which sign is required, upper or lower as in picture. 
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Pears Soap Enamel Sign



Aesops Fable Cheese Dish and Cover
Aesops Fable Cheese Dish and Cover
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Original, quality, late 19th century, decorated cheese dish and cover. This is one of the most exciting cheese dishes we have seen. This wonderful example has coloured pictorial panels to the top and three sides and decoration to all the edges of both the base and cover and both pieces are stamped with the registration number for the year 1891. First, the very detailed panels. The top depicts a scene from the Aesop's fable The Fox and The Crow', with the fable printed within ribbon swags. One side panel depicts "Too Much Cheese" with three rats at the cheese baited in a gin trap. The other side panel has a rat on the billiard table with a picture on the wall of 'Welsh Rabbits' and the reverse is entitled "Wise Man of Gotham" with a scene from 'The Merry Tales of The Mad Men of Gotham'. The scene shows three cheeses rolling down the hill. Although bright and clean in colour to the outside and decorated areas, this item does show discolouration to the inside consistent with use, as cheese does leave fat stains over a period of time. There are no chips or damage and all is complete and in super condition and ready to use. Base 10.5" x 7.5" and total 6" tall.

 
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Defiant Cabinet Television
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Original, quality 1950's / 60's floor standing electric television with fold back doors to the front. This very clean example appears complete but is only sold for decoration or for the look, but who knows? The cabinet is walnut veneer on plywood and all is in the original finish. Some scuffs and scratches but overall a great looker with no worm damage or other rot. 3.45" tall, 18.5" front to back top, total front to back 23.5", top 22" wide, doors folded back total 22" wide and back 18.5" wide. 
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Defiant Cabinet Television



Pair of Engraved and Burnished Steel Fire Dogs
Pair of Engraved and Burnished Steel Fire Dogs
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Original, quality pair of heavy engraved steel fire dogs circa 1900/1920's. These were used to rest the fire irons upon - shovel, tongs and poker. This superb pair has shaped front legs and turned stems to the front with engraved detail of swags. All has been burnished and is complete and in good and working order. 16.5" tall x 6" wide at front and 8" front to back.  
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Baby's Plate
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Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's circular white ceramic Babies' Bowl decorated in colour with a cow with a calf and "I Love the cow it gives good milk its coat is like the softest silk" and detailed to the underside for the maker's trademark and "Stoke on Trent". Complete and in good order. 6.5" diam and 1.75" tall. 
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Baby's Plate



Rowntrees Gums Shop Sweet Jar
Rowntrees Gums Shop Sweet Jar
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Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's cylindrical clear glass shop display sweet jar with the original embossed tin lid detailing "Rowntree's Gums" with Art Nouveau decoration. The lid has been cleaned and lacquered and all is complete and in good order and perfect with no chips or damage. Jar 10.5" tall and base 5.25" diam. Jar interior 9.75" x 4" diam. Total height 12" including lid. A smaller matching one may well be available ref code: SJ11. 
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Jay by Macleay of Inverness
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Original, quality superb, circa 1900, mounted Jay with wings and tail spread in display and good groundwork. This example by W.A Macleay of Inverness has a glazed front and two sides and an otherwise black japanned wooden cabinet. All is in super condition and very lifelike as expected from this top class Scottish taxidermist whose dark blue label can be seen in the lower right corner on the inside of the backboard. Complete and in good order. 21.5" tall, 20" wide and 11.5" front to back. 
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Jay by Macleay of Inverness



Fruitwood Wine Funnel
Fruitwood Wine Funnel
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Original, quality late 19th century fruitwood wine funnel turned in three pieces. This super example has a fine mesh filter to the centre and a long spout. The lower section has a grain split but all is complete and in good and working order. Bowl 4" diam and total length is 6.5". 
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3 Piece Set of Burnished Steel and Brass Fire Irons
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Set of three matching mid 19th century burnished steel fire irons with cast pink brass handles and circular covers to the hinge on the tongs. This set comprises shovel, tongs and poker of medium length not too long but very usable. The tongs have shaped grips and good firm hinge action, the poker has a short square section tip and the shovel has a good old repair and a pierced shaped end for sifting the ashes. All have been burnished and waxed and are complete and in good and working order. Shovel 25" x 4.75" x 1.25". Tongs 25" x 3.5" x 1.25". Poker 24" x 1.25". Price is for the set.  
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3 Piece Set of Burnished Steel and Brass Fire Irons



Huge Copper Hot Water Can
Huge Copper Hot Water Can
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Original, quality, huge, late 19th Century copper hot water can, as used by maids etc to carry hot, clean water to each bedroom, to use in the jug and basin wash bowls. Marked to the underside with a manufacturer's logo ? and '10' for the size. In superb condition, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. Base 11.75" x 7.5", total 15.75" high including handle 19.5" widest including side handle and spout. 
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Huge Copper Coal Vase / Jardiniere
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Original, quality late 19th century huge oval shaped copper coal vase with the original lid and mounted on four ball and claw feet. This super example also ideal as an indoor jardiniere / planter, has a bulbous body with urn type handles to each end and the lid has the original cast brass finial. A few minor dents, otherwise all is complete and in super condition, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 19" tall with lid, 13" without lid, 24" wide including handles and 17" front to back.  
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Huge Copper Coal Vase / Jardiniere



Brass and Blue Glass Oil Side Lamp
Brass and Blue Glass Oil Side Lamp
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Original, quality 1920's brass oil side lamp with a moulded two tone blue glass font and a brass burner and gallery. This super example has a circular stem with diagonal embossed decoration, mounted on a reeded brass mount and a black glazed terracotta plinth. The brass burner has two x 1" wicks, and the control buttons are impressed "Duplex made in England". The burner will take a standard glass chimney and a standard oil shade with a 4" diam lower aperture. All has been fully overhauled, the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, all is complete and in good and working order. 18.5" tall without chimney and 28" with, 6.75" base diam and 6.5" font diam. The glass chimney is included but the shade is not, but it may well be available ref code OS132.  
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3 Door Walnut Wardrobe
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Original, quality late 19th century three door wardrobe in walnut. This clean example will break down into two main body parts, the plinth, the cornice plus the three doors, the largest section is the size of two doors wide although the doors will lift off the body section if necessary. The right hand section was originally fitted out with trays and drawers, but these were removed long ago, and the complete wardrobe is now set up for hanging on two rails plus the bonnet box to the bottom of the right hand section. The two outer panelled doors have raised and carved panels with deep cut floral detail and the centre door has the original bevelled mirror. The brass fittings and locks are the original and can be polished if required and the locks have been fully overhauled with a key for each. Some minor scuffs and knocks consistent with use but all still in the original finish and in good and working order.Tall 79.75" plus 5" optional top trim. Body including plinth 69.5" wide. Body including cornice 72" wide. Exterior front to back 21.25". Interior front to back 18.5".

 
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3 Door Walnut Wardrobe



Mabel Lucie Attwell Child's Chamberpot
Mabel Lucie Attwell Child's Chamberpot
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Original, quality 1930's child's chamberpot, manufactured by Shelley and in the original card box. This superb example is decorated with designs of children, with toys by ' Mabel Lucie Attwell ' and with a pale blue top rim and side handle. This chamberpot is perfect and very clean and bright and comes with the original decorated cardboard box a little rubbed in places but generally in good order otherwise. A seriously good find and a delightful piece. Pot 3.5" tall, 6.5" top diam and 7.25" including handle and box 7" x 7" x 4" tall.  
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Copper Samovar
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Original, quality early 19th century fancy copper samovar/tea urn, complete with the brass tap and inner lift out fittings and heating bar. The cast pink brass side handles are decorated with Acanthus leaf designs, the cast brass tap to the front has an ivory finial and the vent to the inside of the lid is detailed "Best London Manufacturer". The urn shaped body is mounted on a slender neck onto a square plinth with the original bun feet. The rim of the circular section of the base., the finial to the lid and the bands of pink brass to the shoulder and neck, all have finely detailed pattern trims. A replacement cast iron heating bar has been made to suit. All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. A superb samovar in super condition. 16.5" tall and 14" front to back including tap. 15" wide including handles and 7.25" square spread of feet.

 
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Copper Samovar



Diagonal Striped Vaseline Electric Pendant Light
Diagonal Striped Vaseline Electric Pendant Light
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Original, quality 1920's Arts and Crafts vaseline glass lantern shaped shade with diagonal stripes, fitted with a brass shade holder and a replacement brass ceiling rose both with olive grip fittings. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holder. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. Glass shade only 7.5" x 5" and 3.5" top rim. With shade holder 8.5" tall and rose 1.5" tall.  
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Pair of Cast Iron Door Porters
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast iron door porters, with 'D' shaped bases, acanthus leaf decoration and ribbon folded loop grips to the tops. The reverse of one is impressed '466' for the model number and all has been cleaned and lacquered and are complete and in good and working order. Although not marked for the manufacturer A Kenrick and Son of West Bromwich, model 466 in their catalogue of 1876 is identical. 7.75" tall x 5" wide at base and 2.5" front to back.  
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Pair of Cast Iron Door Porters



Folding Cutlery Picnic Set
Folding Cutlery Picnic Set
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Original, late 19th century, superb quality, leather case, fully lined and fitted, with a pair of flat sided cut glass beakers and a pair of folding spoons, forks and knives. Each set of cutlery slotted into the leather holder will slip easily into the drinking glass. The buff coloured leather carry case has an adjustable strap to the top and is impressed for the original owner "M. C" and "F. C". The handles on the cutlery are in white bleached and polished bone, the knife blade and corkscrew are steel and the top collars, spoon and fork are in nickel. No maker's name to the leather case or the cutlery, but nevertheless a super set, in super condition, appears unused. 6.25" x 4.75" and 1.75" front to back, cutlery 7.25" open, glass 3" x 1.5" and 4" tall. Price is for the set. 
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2lb Bronze Weight
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Original, quality, late 18th / early 19th century, bronze shop counter weight in the old unpolished green bronze colour. This example is not marked '2lb' but is this size and only has a few indistinct custom stamps but is complete and in good order. 4.25" tall x 2.25" base diameter.  
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2lb Bronze Weight



Pair of Marble Mortars
Pair of Marble Mortars
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Original, quality matching pair of late 19th century apothecary marble mortars in a good weathered finish and planted up with house leeks and other succulents. Complete and in good order. 15" widest diam including ears and 7" tall. 
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Copper Fire Extinguisher
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Original, quality all copper fire extinguisher with good rivets all round, embossed brass labels to the front and cast brass fittings, the top cap, the hose mounts and a handle to the reverse. The labels detail "The Walker Perfection Fire Extinguisher", "made and tested 1939" and 1.25 gallons capacity. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 16" tall x 7.5" diam and 10" wide include hose pipe. 
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Copper Fire Extinguisher



Pair of Large Wrought Iron T Hinges
Pair of Large Wrought Iron T Hinges
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Original, quality mid to late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron door hinges. These larger than average hinges have decorative ends and each strap has seven countersunk screw holes for mounting and the mounting plates each have four. The old wear to the hinged sections has been built back up, all has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. Straps 20.5" x 3" and mounting plates 9.5" x 1.5". 
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Leather Fire Bucket
Original, quality late 19th century all leather fire bucket with the original copper band, riveted to the top rim and the original leather strap. This example is all copper rivet seamed and has the original red paint to the exterior and 'CFB' in white upper cased letters for "The Calne Fire Brigade" (Calne in Wiltshire). A great example and all original. Bucket 11.75" tall, top diam 10", base diam 6.5"and total with handle up 21". 
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Leather Fire Bucket



Cast Iron Hanging String Ball Holder
Cast Iron Hanging String Ball Holder
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Original, quality late 19th century shopkeepers' hanging cast iron string ball holder and dispenser. This super example has decorated fretted grilles all round, a hanging loop to the top and each end has the manufacturer's name and address "Clements Newling & Co Ltd, Wood St, London E.C" in fine detail. A delicate piece' difficult to find these days in good order. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 6" tall and 4.5" widest. 
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Oak Gavel
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Original, quality 1920's gavel, turned in oak with a presentation plaque showing the remains of an engraved reference. This example, although a gavel, is in the form of stonemason's or woodcarver's mallet and sometimes used as a mason's badge of office. A good usable gavel. Complete and in good and working order. 8.25" tall and 3" widest.  
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Oak Gavel



Lever Brothers Shop Display Cabinet
Lever Brothers Shop Display Cabinet
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Original, quality late 19th century beautiful mahogany framed, shop counter top, fully glazed display cabinet to display and advertise "Lever's pure double distilled Glycerine". The plinth has inset white vitrolite (glass) panels, each acid etched. The longer panels "Lever Brothers Ltd, Port Sunlight & London" and the shorter ones "twenty eight gold medals & awards". The front glass is etched "By appointment to H.M. The Queen" and with the Royal Coat of Arms and the top pediment "Lever's pure double distilled Glycerine". The underside of the floor is stencilled "This case is the property of Lever Brothers Limited and is lent for the purpose of exhibiting their goods". The glass panel to the rear is a hinged door with a brass lever handle and opens downward. All is original and in super and very clean condition, but it will set you back a tidy sum. 16.5"tall including pediment. 17" wide and 8.25" front to back at base. Interior 10.5" tall and 12.5" x 4.25". 
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Cockerel Head Brass Letter Clip
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Original, quality mid 19th century cast brass letter clip in the very detailed form of a chicken or cockerel's head with a sprung opening beak as the clip, a red felt 'Comb' to the top and the original gilt finish. This most unusual example has a hanging loop to the backplate and is impressed "Published March 6th, 1850 Messenger to the reverse. A good tight spring and complete and in good and working order. 5.5" long x 1" x 2.25" tall.  
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Cockerel Head Brass Letter Clip



Cobblers Revolving Nail Cup
Cobblers Revolving Nail Cup
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Original, quality late 19th century shoe mender's cast iron revolving nail cup for different sized tacks. This example has been cleaned and lacquered and is embossed to the base "Star Nail Cup". Complete and in good and working order. Base 5" diam, total 9.25" and 3.5" tall. 
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Pair of Brass Wall Pockets
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Original, quality pair of fretted brass wall pockets or spill vases circa 1900 / 1920's. This pair are fashioned from good thick sheet brass, have 'D' shaped bodies and a good design to the front and back panels. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 3.5" tall at back, 5.75" wide and 2" front to back. 
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Pair of Brass Wall Pockets



3 Piece Pewter Ice Mould
3 Piece Pewter Ice Mould
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Original, quality, late 19th century, three piece pewter ice mould for table food decoration. The main middle section in the form of a basket, is hinged in two places and all fits, (when closed up), into the plain circular base and the top section is in the form of a pile of fresh fruit. The base is impressed "3" and "Quart". A most unusual example, very clean, complete and in good order. 6" tall x 5.25" base diameter.  
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Whistling Copper Kettle
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Original, quality near mint and near unused 1930's copper kettle with a rattling marble in the spout and a whistle in the lid. The underside is detailed "The Simplex patent solid copper kettle, made in England" and with the patent number and registration number for the year 1933. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 9" tall, body 7.75" diam and 10.5" wide including spout.  
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Whistling Copper Kettle



Oak Jardiniere on Stand
Oak Jardiniere on Stand
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Original, quality 1920's, oak jardiniere with brass bands and side ring handles on the original three legged stand. The jardiniere will lift off the stand if required and has the original ivorine maker's label to the inside for "R Lister and Co Ltd Dursley England". The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good order. Jardiniere 9" tall x 10.25" top diameter, stand 31.5" tall and 17" spread of legs, total height 40.5".  
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Whitbreads Pub Jug
Original, quality, pre-war, Doulton two tone brown glazed water jug, with a side strap handle, a pouring lip and transfer printing to both sides "Whitbread's Ale and Stout". The underside is impressed "Royal Doulton England" and "2533". A firing blemish to the pouring lip, but otherwise all is complete and in good order. A good advertising water jug for the bar. 4.25" tall, base 3.5" diameter and 5.5" wide including handle.  
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Whitbreads Pub Jug



Nickel Mounted Oak Lemonade Jug
Nickel Mounted Oak Lemonade Jug
Original, quality late 19th century white ceramic lined oak "Lemonade Jug" with nickel bands, lid, handles and mounts. This superb example, the best we have seen has a hinged top lid with a finial, a handle to the front and back, a shaped pouring spout and a shield shaped plaque for engraving. All is in superb order with the original finish to the honey coloured oak and only minor rubbing to the nickel mounts and no chips stains or cracks to the ceramic liner. 9.5" tall, base 7.5" diam and 10.25" front to back including handles.  
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4 Matching Brass Croydon Weights
Original, quality matching run of four cast brass bell shaped "Working Standard" weights circa 1880 / 1900. These weights are calibrated 7lb, 4lb, 2lb, and 1lb. Each one is marked accordingly to the top and with "Borough of Croydon Working Standard" to the bottom edge and '3' to the front of each. A super part set of County Standard weights as used by the weights and Measures Department to check scales and weights used by retailers to sell goods to the public. largest 7.25" x 3.75" widest. Smallest 3.5" x 1.75" widest. Price is for the set. 
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4 Matching Brass Croydon Weights



Run of 4 Cast Iron Weights
Run of 4 Cast Iron Weights
Original, quality run of four matching cast iron weights, circa 1900. These super weights were probably used by ironmongers, green grocers' or seed merchants as shop counter weights. Each one is calibrated and these are "7lbs", "4lbs", "2lbs" and "1lb". All have been cleaned and lacquered and are complete and in good and working order. Largest 5.5" tall and 2.75" square. Smallest 2.75" tall and 1.5" square. Price is for the set.

 
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Pooley 14lb Brass Weight
Original, quality 1920's 14lb bell shaped cast brass Grocers' / Butchers' Shop Counter weight stamped "14lb" to the top and "H.Pooley & Sons Ltd" to the shoulder. A very clean weight and not easy to find anything above 7lbs. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 9" tall and 4.5" widest. 
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Pooley 14lb Brass Weight



Leather Covered Chesterman 66ft Tape Measure
Leather Covered Chesterman 66ft Tape Measure
Original, quality pre-war 66ft surveyors tape measure in a leather cover with a polished fabric covered tape and brass mounts. The stitched leather case is embossed "Chesterman Constantia Sheffield England" for the manufacturer and the folding brass winding handle is stamped "66ft". One side is calibrated in feet and inches and the other in Links and Poles. Complete and in good and working order. Case 5" x 1.25".  
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Oak Filing Cabinet
Original, quality 1920's oak and oak veneered floor standing filing cabinet with five slide out trays with open fronts and a 'tambour' shutter. The key will release the shutter from top to bottom, and the shutter will push shut and lock without the key. All in the original finish and complete and in good and working order. A brass retailer's plate is fixed to the reverse for "Cooke's of Finsbury Ltd". Complete and in good and working order. 31" tall and 19.75" x 16.5" top. Body 18.25" x 14.75". 
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Oak Filing Cabinet



Blue and White Ceramic Bedpan
Blue and White Ceramic Bedpan
Original, quality, late 19th century blue decorated on white ceramic bedpan, transfer to the underside for the manfacturers S.Maw Son and Thompson, London, trade mark England". The detailed design incorporctes all manner of insects including dragonflies, beatles, butterfiles grasshoppers and insects, everytime you look more become apparent . One small chip to the inner rim otherwise all is complete and in good order. The frist we have had and a real beauty if you say that about a bedpan! 15" long, 11" wide pan 3.5" tall total height 4.5". Price is for each blue and white. 
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Leather 75 Cartridge Bag
Original, quality, circa 1900, leather cartridge bag to hold 75 shotgun cartridges with leather side mounts with brass fittings and the original adjustable webbing shoulder strap. The mount to the front strap is impressed 'F.R.A' for the previous owner and the reverse is impressed '75' for the capacity. This example is in super condition with no wear to the piped edges on the bag or to the interior lining. A smart general use, shoulder bag for both men or women or a good cartridge carrier. All is complete and in good and working order and the brass can be polished for no extra charge on request. Bag 8" tall x 9" wide and 2.5" front to back. Approx strap 48" total length and 2" wide. 
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Leather 75 Cartridge Bag



Galvanised Feed Bin
Galvanised Feed Bin
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped galvanised feed bin with a hinged flat top lid. The lid is rather weathered, but all is waterproof with no holes, only surface rust to the base. Remove the lid and ideal for a garden planter if required. Complete and in good and working order. 29.5" tall and lid 27.5" x 18". Body 26" x 17". 
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Huntley and Palmers Mini Biscuit Tin
Original, quality Huntley and Palmers cube shaped miniature biscuit tin, in superb condition and originally containing biscuits in the shape of letters. Several models of this size tin were issued over the years and this one has John Ginger to each panel and 'Ginger Nuts' and was manufactured in 1933. Complete and in good order. 1.5" square and 1.75" tall. 
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Huntley and Palmers Mini Biscuit Tin



Silver Plated Stilton Scoop
Silver Plated Stilton Scoop
Original, quality late 19th century superb silver plated stilton scoop with an ivory grip engraved with Initials 'T.A'? This serious cheese scoop has a great shape and is impressed to the reverse for "Walker and Hall'. No wear to the silver plate and no damage, stains or cracks to the ivory grip. Complete and in good and working order. 9.25" x 1.25". 
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Tooth Soap Pot and Lid
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Original, quality late 19th century rectangular shaped white ceramic pot with lid, detailed to the lid in black transfer "Edward Cooks Hygienic Tooth Soap recommended by the Dental Profession". Most unusual to find and perfect. 2.5" x 1.75" x 1.25". 
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Tooth Soap Pot and Lid



Pair of Gibbons Octagonal Brass Door Handles
Pair of Gibbons Octagonal Brass Door Handles
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Original, quality, pair of circa 1900, cast pink brass octagonal shaped door knobs with matching backplates, and a square bar included to fit standard mortice locks and latches. Each backplate has four countersunk screw holes for mounting, and the reverse is impressed for the manufacturer "Gibbons Wolverhampton". Good sized pair of turning handles for this octagonal shape, complete and in good and working order. Backplate 2.5" diam, knob 2.5" and 2.75" front to back.  
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Brass Oyster Box
Original, quality late 19th century square sheet brass box with two hinged lids. The larger lid opens to reveal six square copper bowls originally with tinned interiors and each bearing the stamp for "Jones Bros 4 Down Street London" the manufacturer/supplier. The small lid opens to reveal one long copper bowl similar to those smaller and a circular steel grater for nutmeg or other similar solid spices. The interior of the cabinet is again stamped for Jones Bros, the underside of the lids are tinned, and the upper surface of the lid has the faint engraved detail of a monogram of three or four letters. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A most unusual cabinet we hope we have entitled it correctly if not please tell us. 12" x 12" x 3". 
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Brass Oyster Box



Copper and Brass Letter Opener
Copper and Brass Letter Opener
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Original, quality 1920's brass letter opener, with a very detailed copper handle all in the oriental style. The scimitar shaped blade is engraved with various sea fish and creatures and the copper grip is embossed with the most highly detailed assortment of sea creatures in deep relief. The main base could be a ' Coelacanth ', with a lobster and other fish to one side and an octopus and other fish to the other side, I cannot emphasize the detail enough. All has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order 11.75" x 1.25" x 0.5"  
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Newlyn Oval Copper Tray
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Original, quality 1920's oval copper galleried tray, with deep embossed detail of fruit and leaves in a border to the base and a pierced gallery raised at both ends with cut out handle holds. This super tray is stamped to one end 'Newlyn' for the maker and all is in superb condition. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 20" x 12" and 2" tallest. 
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Newlyn Oval Copper Tray



Pink Brass Doctors Door Knocker
Pink Brass Doctors Door Knocker
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Original, quality late 19th century cast pink brass larger than average 'Doctors' Door Knocker. This example has replacement nuts and threaded bars fitted and the circular backplate is a replacement made to suit copied from the original knocking stud. A great looking knocker and rare to find one in pink brass. Complete and in good and working order. Total height 7.75" x 2.75" and 3.5" front to back. 
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Half Bushel Corn Measure
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Original, quality 1920's unused bentwood corn measure in unbelievable mint condition, as clean as the day it was made. Not a split or a worm hole. This example is branded with a 'GR' custom and excise mark with a Kings Crown between and '587' beneath, to the front above "Half Bushel" and to the inside floor. All has been cleaned, waxed and really is the best we have seen and indeed the best you could ever find. Complete and in mint condition. 11.5" tall, 15.5" widest including handles and body 11.5" diam. 
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Half Bushel Corn Measure



Miniature Kitchen Range
Miniature Kitchen Range
Original, quality 1920's superb miniature kitchen range, probably manufactured in Germany for the UK Market. This exciting all original example made in tin has retained the original black paintwork with silver painted coach lining and nickel plated top rail and over doors. The hinged doors with catches conceal the methylated spirit burners and the flue pipe to the rear is a push in fit. The five nickel plated on brass cooking pots are complete and usable although with minor dents and with most of the plating worn off. The kettle has a folding handle with a black painted wooden grip, the chocolate pot has the original turned wooden handle and a replacement twizzle stick and the oval shaped stockpot has a replacement tap fashioned from an old champagne tap. Again all is complete and in working order, but of course the ovens are only for the spirit burners to heat the top of the range. Total height including chimney 16", 8" height to worktop, 15.5" wide including rail and 12" front to back including chimney and rail. 
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Single Candle Coach Lamp
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Original, quality late 19th century superb single candle coach lamp with the original bracket. This example is grander than most and would have been used on a Landau or a liveried coach rather than a wagon or gig etc. The two larger shaped bevelled glass panels are separated with three slim panels, each having copper beaded edges. The interior is in nickel plate, as is the candle tube / grip and the decorative most to the top and mount is bleeding through to the copper. The candle holder to the inside is stamped "John and Hen Lowe". All is complete and in good and working order and in superb condition throughout. The black metalwork has been cleaned and repainted and the nickel plated and copper mounts have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 19" tall, body 6.5" square and 9.5" front to back including mount for bracket.  
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Single Candle Coach Lamp



Huge Chubb Rim Lock
Huge Chubb Rim Lock
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Original, quality mid 19th century wrought iron surface mounted door lock with the original keep and key and a super manufacturers brass plaque to the front detailing "Chubb and Son Makers to Her Majesty" and "Chubbs Patent, 57 St Pauls Churchyard London". Will take a standard modern square bar for the handles. This lock has the provision for a handle turn, a key lock and a security slide on the inside of the room, which overrides the handles and the key lock. This superb example has seven levers and a very smooth action despite its age and size, only to be expected from this top lock manufacturer. The original key is marked for Chubb and the ring grip has had repairs over the years. All has been cleaned and lacquered and fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order. Lock 9" x 7" x 1.5". Originally fitted to the door of a Barclays Bank.  
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3 Piece Set of Burnished Steel Fire Irons
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Set of three matching mid 19th century burnished steel fire irons comprising shovel, tongs and poker each with pistol grip handles. The tongs have shield shaped covers to the hinge, the poker has a super waisted square section tip and the shovel is pierced for sifting over the ashes in the grate. All have been burnished and waxed and are complete and in good and working order. Most unusual to find the pistol grips, this is the first we have had. Shovel 30.5" x 6" x 1.5". Tongs 30" x 3" x 1.5". Poker 29" x 1" x 1.5". Price is for the set.  
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3 Piece Set of Burnished Steel Fire Irons



Cast Iron Window Sill Rails
Cast Iron Window Sill Rails
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Original, quality late 19th century decorative cast iron three sided window box mounts for window sills, in an art nouveau style. The short side sections are designed with protroding lugs to mount in the wall. All is in the old paint needing a clean and repaint but otherwise complete and in good and working order. 54.5" wide, 10" front to back plus the mounting lugs, 12.75" tallest including feet and finials. 
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Cased Marsh Harrier by Thomas of Gloucester
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Original, quality late 19th century superb cased Marsh Harrier mounted by Alfred Thomas of Gloucester with good groundwork, a pale blue wash backboard and an ivorine name plaque to the lower left front corner of the backboard. Complete and in good order. 25" tall x 24.5" and 10" front to back.  
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Cased Marsh Harrier by Thomas of Gloucester



Cased Buzzard by Hutchins of Aberystwyth
Cased Buzzard by Hutchins of Aberystwyth
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riginal, quality cased Buzzard, circa 1900/1920's mounted by Hutchins of Aberystwyth. This superb example has all the special qualities of the Hutchins cases, the realistic paper mache rockwork, the pastel wash colours to the backboard, the typical grasses and ferns, the gilded inner beading and the block feet to each corner. In outstanding condition and complete. 24.75" tall x 21" and 8.5" front to back.  
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Coco De Mer
Original, quality pre-war 'Coco de Mer' seed pod with a cut and hinged top section having been converted to a carrier or container and fitted with hand made brass hinges with copper rivets. These pods were the seed of a palm tree growing exclusively on the Seychelles Islands and were often carved and decorated by the natives during the 19th century and carried back to Europe by the sailors. These seed pods aliken to a double coconut often floated at sea to far off continents. Although cut and hinged and with two holes drilled to the other side all is in super condition. These are hard to find today. 11" x 10" x 7".

 
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Coco De Mer



Ferret Spade
Ferret Spade
Original, quality late 19th century forged steel small spade with a long steel neck and plates mounted on an ash shaft with a 'T' bar handle. The spade is impressed "Black" for the blacksmith "Forge" and has two cut outs to the top for pulling tree roots away. These spades were used to dig out a Ferret that had gone to ground. Has been cleaned and varnished for display but a good condition ready for use if wanted. 34.5" long, spade 5" wide and 'T' handle 5" wide. 
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Blue and White Ceramic Drainer Insert
Original, quality, mid 19th century, oval shaped blue decorated on white perforated ceramic drainer insert for an oval platter. This superb example has a pale blue design of cattle at the water's edge, with a lake beyond and a group of grand buildings in the distance. Some minor staining, but otherwise perfect with no knocks or cracks. 14.25" x 10.25" and 1.75" front to back.  
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Blue and White Ceramic Drainer Insert



Copper Ring Photograph Frame
Copper Ring Photograph Frame
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Original, quality late 19th century copper photograph frame with a fold flat easel style back stand. This good example has a wide frame of interlocking copper rings with a copper inner border and the original panel of bevelled clear glass. The front has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the reverse has the old unpolished patina. Will take a photo 6" x 4.25" with 5.5" x 4.75" visible from the front. Complete and in good and working order. Unusual for this model to be copper. 8" x 6.5" and 3.5" front to back when open.

 
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Post Office Brass Plaque
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Original, quality 1920's / 30's, large cast brass plaque detailing "Postal Orders, Pensions and Allowances" to one side and "P.O. PSNS. & ALLCES" to the other in inlaid white enamel upper cased text. This plaque is in the old unpolished 'bronze' colour, but can be polished back to the pink brass on request at no extra cost. This sign would have been slotted in above a teller on a post office counter and the abbreviated version to the reverse was for the tellers information. A super clean sign of great quality, complete and in good order. 22" x 4". 
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Post Office Brass Plaque



Holborn Foster Mother
Holborn Foster Mother
Original, quality 1920's two colour glazed stoneware "Holborn Foster Mother". This example shaped like a water filled footwarmer is used to suckle piglets or similar when not suitable for the mother to do so. Rubber teats would be fitted and the tank filled with the required liquid food. One neck is chipped otherwise all is in good order and only needing the teats to be complete. 14" long x 6" wide and 8" tall including stopper. 
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Servants Intercom Bell
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Original, quality late 19th century brass intercom bell with brass mounts, steel springs, two decorative brass bosses and a swinging room number. This most unusual example can be pulled from either left or right and is for use with a tight wire, non-electrical bell system, with other parts required to operate this system usually available in stock. Often now referred to as 'Downton Abbey' bells. Many other bell fittings of differing types may also be available. The ironwork has been repainted, and the brass polished and lacquered. Other similar bells may be available on request. The white ceramic (pendulum) will continue swinging as an indicator long after the bell has stopped ringing and the '64' has been painted on and can be removed or changed with ease. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. Total drop including pendulum 18" x 6" widest. Drop excluding pendulum 11" and 5" front to back. 
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Servants Intercom Bell



Matching Set of Brass Fender and Fire Irons
Matching Set of Brass Fender and Fire Irons
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Original, quality late 19th century pierced brass fender with a sheet steel floor, three brass lions paw feet to the front, the original side poker stands and the original matching brass fire irons comprising: shovel, tongs and poker. All six pieces, the fender and the fire irons are all the original matching with the same shaped finials. The steel floor has been cleaned and repainted black and all the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The shovel is pierced to sift through the embers and put back onto the fire all but the ash. Exterior 51" x 12" front to back and 8.5" tall. Interior 50" x 10.5" front to back. With side mounted fire iron stands 26.5" tall. Shovel 27.5" x 5.5" x 1.5". Tongs 27" x 4.5" x 1.5". Poker 26.75" x 1.5" x 1.5". Price is for the set of six pieces. 
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Cased Corncrake by Allen of York
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Original, quality, Corncrake mounted by Edward Allen of York, circa1900. This unusual example in a glass fronted case has superb groundwork, and foliage and all is in super condition. The lifelike pose of the bird in flight is clever and natural. All is completely original and has the bonus of the Taxidermist's well detailed label to the reverse. A very very clean example.14.5" tall x 15.75" wide and 13" front to back. 
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Cased Corncrake by Allen of York



Brass and Copper Food Warmer
Brass and Copper Food Warmer
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Original, quality 1920's brass and copper food warmer / hotplate for the dining table. This super example has a lift out copper top on an art nouveau brass frame, with two methylated spirit burners beneath with decorative frames, wick controls and covers all standing on six black ceramic bun feet. The top tray has a dimpled finish and the burners, with their own stands can be used away from the whole hotplate, if so desired. Both the copper trays are impressed " British make ". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. A serious Art Nouveau item, a great looker and very usable. Top 24" x 9", total including handle 26.5" x 6.5" tall and 9" front to back.  
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Cranberry Glass Hyacinth Bulb Vase
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Original, quality 1920's free blown cranberry glass short hyacinth bulb vase, with good wear to the underside. The good news is cranberry examples are hard to find and this is the first we have seen. The bad news is the 1" hairline crack from top to nearly the waisted pinching. There are also a few very very minor chips to the top ground edge, a real beauty otherwise. 4.5" tall and 4.5" widest. 
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Cranberry Glass Hyacinth Bulb Vase



Pair of Amber Cut Glass Door Handles
Pair of Amber Cut Glass Door Handles
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Pair of original, quality, superb amber coloured cut glass door knobs, circa 1900, with a square bar included to fit a standard mortice lock and latch. Each circular cast brass backplate has a decoration in relief and three countersunk screw holes for mounting. Each knob has one minor chip to the high point and one knob has a blemish to the background, otherwise all are complete and in good and working order. These handles are the best of their type that you could wish for. Backplate 2.5", knob 2.5" diameter and 2.25" front to back. 
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Pair of Cast Iron Stags Mantel Ornaments
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Original, quality pair of late 19ht century cast iron mantel ornaments in the form of stags with an array of antlers and foliage around the feet. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 8.5" tall, 7.5" widest and 1.5" front to back.

 
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Pair of Cast Iron Stags Mantel Ornaments



Cast Iron Down Pipe Bracket
Cast Iron Down Pipe Bracket
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Original, quality late 19th century, cast iron bracket, to mount a 4.75" circular drainpipe or soil pipe to the wall. This example has two large circular backplates for mounting, each with one bolt hole set within a floral motif in relief, either side of the central strap for holding the down pipe in postion. Has been sandblasted and painted in red primer. Complete and in good and working order. 16.75" wide and 4" tall and central strap 5.25" front to back. 
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Peach Glass Wall Mirror
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Original, quality 1920's / 30's art deco bevelled wall mirror, in the shape of a four petal flower, with peach coloured mirror glass to the petals and a circular clear mirror glass centre. All is mounted on the original thick multi - ply backboard, with small chrome mounts. In superb order with no chips or blemishes. A most unusual shape. 21.5" square and 30" point to point x 0.75" front to back.  
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Peach Glass Wall Mirror



Murattis Cigarette Cabinet
Murattis Cigarette Cabinet
Original, quality 1920's shop cigarette display cabinet with mirror pediment and five side sliding drawers. Generally in good order and near complete. 32.5" tall, 19.25" wide and 4.75" front to back. 
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Huge Garden Line Reel & Stake
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Original quality, 19th century, blacksmith made, wrought iron, revolving garden line reel with a replacement wrought iron stake. A much larger than normal example. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. 24" long x 14.5". 
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Huge Garden Line Reel & Stake



4 Stoneware Spirit Flasks in Fitted Basket
4 Stoneware Spirit Flasks in Fitted Basket
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Set of four late 19th century square two tone stoneware spirit flasks in the original fitted basket. Each flask has a strap handle with a decorative mount at the end, the original brass mounted cork in the original colour, an impressed lozenge mark for the year 1877 and the name of the original contents "Scotch Whiskey", "Irish Whiskey", "Gin" and "Brandy". The flasks are all perfect and complete but the basket is a little shakey and the worst for wear. Each flask 8" tall including stopper and 3.5" square. Basket 9" square, 5.5" tall plus 3" handle. Price is for the set. 
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Horses Head Brass Dinner Gong
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Original, quality 1920's wall mounted cast brass on oak dinner gong. This example has a cast brass horses head with a brass horseshoe surround mounted on an oval shaped honey coloured light oak backboard with an old brass handled beater sitting on two brass hooks above. The circular brass gong is suspended from behind the ears of the horse and has a textured front. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order with a good tone and resonance. Total drop 16", gong 7" x 1.25", backboard 10.5" x 6" and beater 9" x 1.5".

 
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Horses Head Brass Dinner Gong



Set of 4 Brass Electric Cinema Wall Lights
Set of 4 Brass Electric Cinema Wall Lights
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Original, quality set of four matching 1920's / 30's cast brass electric wall lights of the flaming torch form, referred to as cinema lights. This super heavy quality set of four lights are impressed to the reverse of the backplates "GEC" for the General Electric Company, "A578" and "Made in England". Each backplate has four screw holes for mounting, although we have added a bar to the reverse to hook over a screw or similar if needed, this is easily removed if not wanted. The flame shaped shades are probably the originals if not, they are a good set. All have been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders.Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 12.25" x 3, total height including shade 19.75" x 4.5" and 8.5" front to back. Price is for the set. 
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Batey Blue Glass Soda Syphon
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Original, quality 1920's / 30's deep blue glass soda syphon with an old replacement nylon top mount and etched to the front of the glass "This syphon is the property of Batey & Co Ltd London". A super example in super condition but not suitable for use. A great colour to find. 12.5" tall x 4" diam.  
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Batey Blue Glass Soda Syphon



Brass Electric Reading Lamp
Brass Electric Reading Lamp
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Original, quality 1920's brass electric desk lamp with the original but repainted steel trough shade. This super example has a tapered tubular stem mounted on a circular base with a heavy cast iron weight underneath. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex, a new brass UK bulb holder, in-line switch and a three pin plug. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 18.5" tall, base 6" diam and shade 8.75" x 2.75" tall x 5" front to back. 
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Glass Cucumber Straightener
Original, quality late 19th century free blown clear glass cucumber straightener in super condition, with the flattened knop to the smaller end for tying up. Not a chip or blemish in sight and great to work with. Complete and in good order and working order. 18.25" x 3.75". 
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Glass Cucumber Straightener



Hudsons Soap Enamel Advert
Hudsons Soap Enamel Advert
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Original, quality small enamel sign advertising "Hudsons Soap" with the cycle lamp logo and beam of light. This most unusual example is bright and glossy but it does have chips to the edges and around the four screw holes. The lower edge is printed for the sign manufacturer "Stainton & Hulme Ltd Birmingham" and "3/05" for 1905 the year of manufacture. 10" x 7". 
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Pair of Mahogany Coat Racks
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Ten matching original quality 1920's brass hat and coat hooks with white ceramic finials all mounted on two matching mahogany backboards made to suit. Each hook has a plain tubular stem on a shaped backplates each with four countersunk screw holes for mountin and have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fix to wall by removing the end hooks, use the holes provided, then refit the coat hooks to conceal the wall screws. Complete and in good and working order. Backboard 35.5" x 5.5" x 0.75" each and total 9.5" tall x 6.25" front to back each. Price is for the pair. 
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Pair of Mahogany Coat Racks



Brass Door Knocker
Brass Door Knocker
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Original, quality early to mid 19th century cast brass door knocker of a super Georgian design with the original wrought iron bolts cast in. The elegant front has a drop loop knocker, with a shell shape behind, a shaped stem above and a flat plate for engraving if required. The hexagonal nuts are replacements, but all the rest is original and complete and in superb working order. One of the finest brass door knockers we have seen. 8.5" tall, 4" wide and 1" front to back.  
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Copper and Wrought Iron Cakestand
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Original, quality, late 19th century, wrought iron and copper three tier cakestand stamped to the underside "Acanthus" for the pattern, "Townshend and Co" for the maker and with the registration number for the year 1891. This super example has three copper trays graduated in size and shape all with a rolled wavy outer gallery and an overall impressed abstract pattern. The larger lower tray is circular, the middle kidney shape and the upper a small oval. The blacksmith made wrought iron stand has three legs with curled over feet, twisted supports and decoration and a basket grip handle to the top. All has been cleaned / polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A most unusual cakestand in the Arts and Crafts style. 34" tall, 18" widest and 16" front to back.  
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Copper and Wrought Iron Cakestand



Telephone Enamel Sign
Telephone Enamel Sign
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Original, quality 1920's / 30's double sided enamel directional arrow detailing 'Telephone' in red upper cased text on cream, with a red border all round. This sign, in mint unused condition, has two holes to the top for mounting on a bracket and is as clean and bright as the day it was made. Two minuscule chips only and complete. 23" x 5.5".  
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Pair of Greyhound Mantel Ornaments
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Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass mantel ornaments in the form of two greyhounds, one facing left and the other to the right. One is detailed to the lower front in upper cased embossed text "Col. North's Fullerton" and the other "Farndon Farry". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good order. Bases 11" x 1.5", total height 8.25". Price is for the pair.  
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Pair of Greyhound Mantel Ornaments



Pair of Cranberry Tinted Glass Lamp Shades
Pair of Cranberry Tinted Glass Lamp Shades
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century glass gas shades with replacement brass shade holders to fit standard, modern, UK electric bulb holders made to suit. These examples were originally up lighters only but now with these shade holders they can be used facing up or down. These shades have a bulbous body with a cut glass design and a flared outer rim in cranberry colour. The brass shade holder have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 6" tall x 5.5" widest. 
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Amber Glass Soda Syphon
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Original, quality 1920's, amber coloured glass 'Schweppes' soda syphon, with the original chromed top. The top collar details "The Property of Schweppes Ltd" and the glass body is acid etched to the front "Schweppes Ltd, London, Porcelain Lined Syphon, By Special Appointment" with a Royal Coat of Arms to the centre. Very difficult to find good coloured, English soda syphons today. Complete and in good order, but not suitable for use. 12" tall x 3.75". 
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Amber Glass Soda Syphon



Bisto Gravy Tin
Bisto Gravy Tin
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Original, quality pre-war 5lbs size cube shaped Bisto Tin with good transfer printed detail to all four sides and the top. The rear panel has a multicoloured advert of the two Bisto children by "Will Owen" and the other four panels detail "Bisto for gravy and all meat dishes" and "directions for using". Some rubbing to the edges but generally in super condition. 6" x 6" x 6".  
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VR Wall Mounted Letter Box
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Original, quality, cast iron, wall mounted letter box issued by the post office 1857 to 1901. The hinged door to the front has the original lock and key, but no collection plate. The crown and "VR", for the reign of Queen Victoria, are embossed to the top of the front and the lower edge has "T. Allen and Co, London" for the manufacturer. The interior has the original hinged wire cage to prevent the letters falling out when the door is opened and all has a cleaned and repainted in red (not quite a pillar box red). The aperture is larger than normal for boxes of this age for this aperture has been altered at a later date to cope with the increase in size of general mail. The conversion was a standard post office alteration. Another interesting feature of this box is the key with two pins to the handle, this is used to operate the dust or bee cover to the keyhole, preventing dust or bees entering. All has been fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order. Front 28" x 10.5", main body to be recessed 27.5" x 9.5" + 11.5" front to back to be recessed, aperture 7.75" x 1.25".  
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VR Wall Mounted Letter Box



Copper and Tin Ice Mould
Copper and Tin Ice Mould
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Original, quality circa 1900, cylindrical tin mould with internal ribbing and a removable base and lid. The base is stamped for its size "1¼ pt" and 'F248' and the top is in copper with a tin collar. The copper is deeply embossed with the detail of a peony type flower head. All has been polished and lacquered although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. A smaller matching mould may well be available ref code: IM48. 6.25" tall and body 3.25" diam.

 
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3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting
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Original, quality 1920's cast brass three branch electric light fitting with an old similar brass ceiling rose. This example has three curved square tubes down to the central cast brass main body and up and out to support pendant flex with the bulb holders. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. The shades are not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code S840. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 25" tall and 15" diam excluding shades. Ceiling rose 4" diam x 2" tall. 
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3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting



Vaseline Glass Light Shade
Vaseline Glass Light Shade
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Original, quality circa 1900, vaseline coloured glass gas lamp shade. This shade has been fitted with a replacement, lacquered brass shade holder to fit a standard, modern, UK electric bulb holder. This most unusual example has diagonal ribbing to the green vaseline body and a bold vaseline colour to the top with an inverted and outward turned wavy top rim. Complete and in good order. 5.5" tall including holder and 3.75" widest. 
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Set of 3 Vaseline Glass Lamp Shades
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Set of three 1920's vaseline coloured glass electric light shades, to fit standard, modern, UK electric bulb holders. These superb shades have an overall satin finished green vasline colour with a stronger wavy band to the wasited centre and a wavy outer rim. Complete and in good order. 5.25" tall and 5" widest. Price is for the set. 
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Set of 3 Vaseline Glass Lamp Shades



Miniature Stoneware Footwarmer
Miniature Stoneware Footwarmer
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Original, quality, circa 1900, miniature two tone stoneware footwarmer / hot water botlle / muff warmer manufactured by Denby. This very scarce example is transfer printed in black for "James Pearson China Merchant Blackpool", has the original screw in stopper and is complete and in perfect condition with no chips or blemishes. 4.75" long to front knob grip. 2" wide and 2.5" tall including stopper. 
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Wrought Iron Log Fork
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Original, quality, late 19th century, circa 1900, blacksmith made hand wrought iron log fork for the down hearth. This super long example has a hayfork shaped head with two prongs and an open basket type hand grip, has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. A most unusual example. 60" x 5.5" x 1.25" diam handgrip.  
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Wrought Iron Log Fork



Miniature Brass Anvil on Stand
Miniature Brass Anvil on Stand
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Original, quality 1920's miniature brass Anvil on stand, a good scaled down example. This could well be a jeweller's working Anvil and will detach from the base, for it appears to have been used by the fine scarring on the top working bed. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 2.75" tall, Anvil 3.25" front to back and base of stand 2.25" x 2.5". 
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Kenrick Cast Iron Tally Iron with Poker
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Original, quality late 19th century very small cast iron tally iron with the original poker. This super example has a circular cast iron base embossed with a beaded design and marked to the underside '3' for the size and "Kenrick" for the manufacturing iron foundry A Kenrick & Sons of West Bromwich. The original poker, most unusual to find these together, is a delicate piece of blacksmith wrought ironwork with shapes to the stem and a loop at the end. The tally iron appears to be in the original black finish or it may well be an old repaint ? and the poker has been cleaned and lacquered. Base 2.75" diam, total height 4.25" and 10.5" length with poker. 
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Kenrick Cast Iron Tally Iron with Poker



Miniature Heal and Son Brass Half Tester Bed
Miniature Heal and Son Brass Half Tester Bed
Original, quality late 19th century all brass miniature half tester bedstead with an old mattress and pair of pillows. This example is perfectly scaled down, has side wings at the top and all the four main pillars are stamped 'H&S' for the department store Heals & Sons of London. The cast iron and wrought iron base is in an old paint and the brass been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good order and is truly an exciting item. 29.5" tall head end and 14.5" foot end. 15.5" wide and 27" front to back.  
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Suitcase Stand
Original, quality 1920's suitcase / luggage stand in a mahogany coloured hardwood with turned and shaped legs and stretchers and a slatted top section. Ideal as a coffee table base or cabinet stand or ever as it was intended as a suitcase rack. Complete and in good and working order. Top 20.5" x 14.75", total 18" tall and 21" x 16.5" spread of feet.  
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Suitcase Stand



Man Trap
Man Trap
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Original, quality early 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron man trap, these were originally set in the undergrowth to catch poachers. This serious trap has large toothed jaws, two thick springs and a tread plate. I know this does not bear thinking about, but at least these traps were made illegal to use in 1831, although references do show they were used long after. One spring has been repaired well with two rivets and one tooth is missing but all otherwise, is complete and in good order, and all has been cleaned and lacquered. Complete examples of original man traps are very hard to find today, and this is about the best they come. 73" x 21.5" and 13" tall. Jaws 20.5" x 3.75" and plate 16.75" x 15.5".  
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1950 RSPCA Award
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Original, quality cast aluminium "RSPCA" heavy horse merit badge presented by the "Royal Society For the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals" in 1950. This unusual example has retained the original leather backing piece and is complete and in good order. Badge 2.75" x 3.75" and leather backing 5" x 3". 
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1950 RSPCA Award



5 Piece Carving Set
5 Piece Carving Set
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Original, quality unused late 19th century five piece steel meat carving set in the original fitted leather / paper box, the interior is lined in red velvet to the base and red silk to the lid. The set comprises a joint carving knife and fork, a poultry carving knife and fork and a sharpening steel all with dark Antler grips and nickel mounts. The knives are engraved for the manufacturer "John Wigfall & Co Sheffield", the sharpening steel is stamped the same and the forks have super sprung guards as rests and are stamped "Wigfall & Co". A very very clean set. Complete and in good and working order Remember, these pieces of cutlery are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they dislike water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Box 16.5" x 7.5" x 1.5". Price is for the set.  
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JC Wall Horse Brass
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Original, quality late 19th century heavy horse brass faceplate with a pierced design to the centre and "J.C.Wall" detailed to the lower section. J C Wall was a Road Haulier using heavy horses and a shipper for the 'Great Western Railway' in Bristol and his office was at 26 Redcliff Street in Bristol. He died in 1897. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3.5" tall x 3" widest. 
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JC Wall Horse Brass



Shell Mex Glass Petrol Globe
Shell Mex Glass Petrol Globe
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Original, quality 1950's / 60's white glass Petrol Pump globe in the form of a large Cockle Shell. This example is embossed in relief to form the shell both sides and with"Shell Mex" in uppercased text again to both sides. The underside is transfer printed "Hailware British Made" and "Property of Shell, Mex & BP Ltd" and "Returnable on Demand". Absolutely perfect and with the black rubber base collar. This super example is very bright and very clean. 17.5" tall x 17.5" x 8" and base exterior rim 7" diam. 
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Pair of Glass Lusters Under Domes
Pair of original, quality mid 19th century superb hand painted and gilded glass lustre vases, with all the original clear cut glass lustre drops and the original fine glass domes on wooden bases. All is complete and in good order with no chips, with just one good repair to the stem on one vase. A great pair of ornaments very Victorian and the best we have seen to date. Vases 14" tall, 6.5" top diam and 5.5" base diam. 
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Pair of Glass Lusters Under Domes



Arum Lilies Brass Tray
Arum Lilies Brass Tray
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Original, quality, late 19th century, heavy brass oval shaped drinks tray, with a rolled over top rim on the gallery and a punch engraved design of arum lilies and leaves. A great piece of work, but with no maker's stamp. An unusual example which has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 20.5" x 16.25" x 1.25". 
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Lever Soap Display Cabinet
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Original, quality, circa 1900 / 1910, pyramid shaped revolving shop counter display cabinet with three shelves and a downward hinged glazed door to one side. The top pediment has etched and infilled white glass panels detailing "Lever Brothers Ltd Soapmakers to The Late Queen Victoria". Complete and in good and working order. A most unusual display cabinet. 
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Lever Soap Display Cabinet



Pine Kitchen Dresser
Pine Kitchen Dresser
Original, quality late 19th century two piece stripped pine kitchen dresser, the base with two pairs of panelled doors beneath two long drawers and the original top rack with three graduated shelves with plate grooves and old brass period cup hooks. The brass knobs to the doors, the brass handles to the drawers and the top pine cornice are all old replacements. The base has no backboards or floor, but it never had, and the open rack above had no backing boards either and also never has. Some old staning to some shelves and to the worktop surface and the occasional good old repairs otherwise all is complete, in superb condition and ready to go in its waxed finish. Two keys are included, one for each cupboard door lock. Base - At Floor 76.5" x 20.5" front to back. Worktop 77.5" and 21" front to back and 37" tall. Top rack 54.5" tall x 75.5" wide and cornice 77.5" x 9". Total height 91.5". 
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Huntley and Palmers Books Biscuit Tin
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Original, quality Huntley and Palmers biscuit tin issued in 1909 and entitled 'Books'. This super example by this famous firm represents seven popular books of the day, between simulated wooden bookends. This tin is as near mint as you could expect to find without the card box and is printed with the registration number for the year 1909 and etched to the underside "Huntley and Palmer's biscuits Reading and London." The book spines to the top is the hinged lid. This is the first of this model we have found. Base 8.75" x 4", top 5.5" x 4" and 4" tall. 
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Huntley and Palmers Books Biscuit Tin



Copper 5 Gallon Petrol Measure
Copper 5 Gallon Petrol Measure
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Original, quality pre war heavy brass mounted copper petrol pump check five gallon customs and excise measure. Used by government officers to check the petrol pumps on garage forecourts to ensure the correct measure is given out. This large example is impressed "Five Imp. Gallon" to both sides and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. With handle up 21" tall x 13" wide and 16" front to back including handle and 18" tall with handle down.  
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Curved Enamel Sign
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Original, quality 1920's/very very clean curved enamel sign with blue upper cased text on white detailing "House purchase, Motor, Fire Burglary, etc. K.G. Gough Mortgage and Insurance Broker, 3 Westfield Drive (off Lincoln Rd)" possibly Skegness. This sign was originally fixed to a stone pillar on the front of a building and has four screw holes for mounting. Complete and in good order. 12" x 8.75" x 2" front to back. 
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Curved Enamel Sign



Dixon Nickel Plated Tea Caddy
Dixon Nickel Plated Tea Caddy
Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped Britannia metal tea caddy in near mint condition. This super example has a dished top hinged lid and a good decorative bead to the top of the lid and the top and base of the body. No wear to the plated finish and impressed to the underside for the manufacturer James Dixon & Son. Complete and in good and working order. 4.5" tall including finial and base 4.25" x 3". 
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Doulton Ceramic Loo Pull
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Original, quality late 19th century blue glazed stoneware loo pull handle with the original brass mounts and chain. This super example by Doulton was one of four different colours produced other than white ones. The ceramic pull is perfect with no chips or cracks and the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order. Pull handle 5" X 1" and total length including chain 33". 
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Doulton Ceramic Loo Pull



Brass Letter Flap
Brass Letter Flap
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Original, quality 1920's / 30's, cast pink brass letter flap with "Letters" in upper cased text inlaid white enamel. This larger than average example has replacement springs and threaded bolts, but has retained the original slotted brass heads for the inside of the door. The inlaid enamel is perfect and all is complete and in good and working order. Exterior 13.5" x 4.5", aperture 10.25" x 2.25", bolt centres 12".  
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Fully Converted Candlestick Telephone
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Original, quality Candlestick Telephone, with a bakelite mouthpiece and cover to the earphone. The dial version of the candlestick telephone was introduced in the early 1920's and were phased out in the late 1930's. During the current restoration and conversion this telephone has been completely disassembled and cleaned, some parts and the cords have been renewed, and full details of the work carried out, with a list of replacement parts fitted is included with this item, as well as photos of before and after restoration. All is now complete and in good and working order. 13" tall and 5.25" diam base. Other converted telephones are usually available.  
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Fully Converted Candlestick Telephone



Blackpool Tower Cast Iron Money Box
Blackpool Tower Cast Iron Money Box
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Original, quality cast iron money box in the detailed form of The Blackpool Tower. This super example in the original 'bronzed' finish has two slots to the sides for the money, one bolt to hold it all together and is impressed to the underside with the registration number for the year 1907. Complete and in good and working order. 7.5" tall and 4.5" x 3". 
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Town Criers Handbell
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Original, quality mid to late 19th century large cast brass handbell with a brass ferrule, an internal blacksmith made wrought iron clapper with a thistle shaped end and a turned fruitwood handle. The shoulder of this example is engraved '15'. A great looking bell with a very loud tone, good resonance and complete and in good and working order.The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 16" tall and mouth of bell 7.5" diam. 
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Town Criers Handbell



Nursery Fire Guard
Nursery Fire Guard
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Original, quality mid 19th century wirework nursery fire guard with a wrought iron floor a brass top trim and decorative wirework swags along the top area. The metal floor and wirework has all been cleaned and repainted black, and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order. 27" tall x 48" wide exterior and 12.5" front to back exterior.  
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Anglepoise Toilet Mirror
Original, quality 1940's small adjustable toilet mirror with a bevelled glass, chromed corner mounts and a decorated steel back. This mirror is supported on an adjustable, chrome on steel back with bakelite rollers. A well-balanced mechanism, no wonder, this mirror was manufactured and marked accordingly by "Herbert Terry and Sons Ltd" of Redditch. The mechanism is also marked "Anglepoise Mirror Patents Pending" and "Made in England". Some minor scratches to the mirror and some peeling of the chrome plate to the mechanism on the reverse. Otherwise, all is complete and in good and working order. On reflection, this is the first one we have seen. Mirror 10" x 7" x 0.5". Min front to back 4". Max front to back 9.5". 
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Anglepoise Toilet Mirror



Pendant Globe Electric Light
Pendant Globe Electric Light
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Original, quality 1920's, white glass hanging electric light fitting, with the original brass shade holder a replacement brass hook, ceiling rose and length of chain. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and a new brass UK bulb holder. All has been fully overhauled, the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. A great run of hanging lights. 13" tall and 11" widest, plus 17" chain and rose, 2" tall and 2.5" diam.  
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Norris A6 Smoothing Plane
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Original, quality 1920's smoothing plane with a steel body, a brass lever cap, the original two piece cutting blade and the original mahogany infill with a closed grip to the rear. The blades are impressed "Norris London" and the lever cap "Norris A6 London patent adjustable". The wooden infill is also stamped for a previous owner "F.H Arnold". We have not over cleaned this plane as much of the original finish has been retained and all is complete and in good and working order. The best condition Norris we have had to date. 9.5" long, 2.75" wide sole, 6" tall and 2.25" cutting iron.  
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Norris A6 Smoothing Plane



Brass Loo Roll Holder
Brass Loo Roll Holder
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Original, quality 1920's cast brass wall mounted loo roll holder with a replacement ebony roll bar all mounted on a replacement mahogany backboard copied from an original. Will fit a standard, modern roll of toilet paper. The brass backplate is embossed "The Falcon Toilet Fixture" and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. To fit to the wall remove the brass backplate and use the two holes provided. All is complete and in good and working order. Backboard 9.5" x 7.5" x 0.5". 
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Parnall Ceramic Dairy Slab
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Original, quality late 19th century superb off white coloured ceramic, dairy shop display stand, with a large circular top with a rim on a shaped and fixed plinth. The underside is impressed for the manufacturer "Wedgwood" and the top is transfer decorated with the scales of justice logo and "Parnall and Sons weighing machine, grocers mill and canister manufacturer, 21 and 22 Narrow Wine St, Bristol". Some minor scuffs and stains to the glazing, otherwise complete and in good order. The first of this model we have seen. 16" top diam x 4" tall and 12" base diam. 
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Parnall Ceramic Dairy Slab



Copper Hob Kettle
Copper Hob Kettle
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Original, quality late 19th century copper kettle, with cast brass handle supports and finial grip to the lid. This kettle is designed to stand on the kitchen range with the lower portion inside the top aperture of the range to speed up boiling the water. So remove the circular cast iron plate on the range and insert the kettle. The makers mark behind the spout is for Edward Villers Wilkes Birmingham behind the spout is for. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 12.5" tall, 8.5" wide and 11.5" front to back including spout.  
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Police Cells Electric Indicator Board
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Original, quality small 1920's electric indicator board in a teak cabinet with two windows on a black glazed panel with red and white indicator flags. For use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. This example is detailed for "Cells 1 and 2" and "Gents of Leicester" for the maker. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. 8" x 5.5" x 2.25" front to back.  
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Police Cells Electric Indicator Board



Huge Holophane Light Fitting
Huge Holophane Light Fitting
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Original, quality circa 1900, huge multifaceted moulded glass lamp fitting with the original pierced brass shade holder and a replacement brass ceiling rose and length of brass chain. The top collar of the shade is embossed 'Holophane'. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and a new brass UK bulb holder. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. This is the largest holophane shade of this style we have seen. 18" tall plus 18" chain, 14" widest and ceiling rose 2.5" tall and 3" diam.  
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Set of Opaline Glass Lamp Shades
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Original, quality set of three matching opaline coloured glass continental gas shades circa 1900, in a most unusual flower like form with three petals curling up and three down. These shades have been fitted with replacement, lacquered brass shade holders to fit standard, modern, UK electric bulb holders. Complete and in good order. 4.25" tall including holder and 6" widest. Price is for the set.  
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Set of Opaline Glass Lamp Shades



Brass Dinner Gong
Brass Dinner Gong
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Original, quality late 19th century very decorative all cast brass floor stand with a good size heavy circular brass dinner gong and an old beater with a turned oak shaft. This example is well above average with good tone and resonance. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the beater has been re-covered. Some minor dents otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. Stand 31.5" tall x 21" and 9" front to back at floor. Hammer 13" x 2.25". Gong 14" diam x 2".  
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Mechanical Food Chopper
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Original, quality, near unused early to mid 19th century, mechanical food chopper with a cast iron frame, cogs and wheels and a circular sheet steel drum with a wooden floor, all mounted on the original elm base with most of the original green paint to the board. The cranked handle has a turned wooden grip and the drum is geared to the underside, so when the cranked handle is turned clockwise, the drum will rotate more slowly and is coordinated with the chopper blade moving up and down. This ingenious mechanical kitchen aid really does work, although rather outdated for use now. All has been cleaned and waxed and is complete and in good and working order. All is original with one exception, we have replaced one foot to the underneath which was missing. Otherwise, can you believe it? We have only cleaned it. A very unusual food chopper, great to find one and in such super condition. 7" x 16" x 1" wooden base, total 12" max wide, 16.5" long and 13.25" tall. 
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Mechanical Food Chopper



Strongs Patent Brass Padlock
Strongs Patent Brass Padlock
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Original, quality late 19th century solid brass padlock of good proportion with a semi disguised sliding cover to the keyhole and the original brass key. This example has an unusual sprung action and is impressed with "1152" and "Strongs Patent" and a masonic motif of callipers and square. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. This is the first we have seen of this model. 5.25" x 3" x 0.75".  
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Newlyn Ink Stand
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Original, quality 1920's circular copper inkwell with pen holes and deeply embossed decoration of tulip flowers and stylised leaves. The inkwell is superbly rivetted to the circular base with brass rivets and the original lid has still survived. This item is not marked for Newlyn, but it does have all the signs otherwise. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Diam base 6.5" x 1.75" tall and lid 1.75" diam. 
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Newlyn Ink Stand



Mahogany 3 Tier Buffet
Mahogany 3 Tier Buffet
Original, quality late 19th century unusually small three tier mahogany buffet, with turned columns on brass castors with white ceramic wheels and a spindle gallery to the top back. Each column has a turned finial to the top, and all is in a super light mahogany colour with just a few minor marks from its previous life. A great looking and firm buffet. Complete and in good and working order. 44" tallest at back, 35" widest and 15.5" front to back. Top of shelves 8.5", 23" and 37". 
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Kents Egg Beater
Original, quality, late 19th century, white ceramic container, the base of a two piece egg beater and batter mixer. The cast iron and steel whisk would have been mounted on the top two side rests, but is long gone. This part is profusely transfer printed in pale blue for the maker, detailing "Kents Improved Monroes Patent Egg Beater and Batter Mixer" and other references to "Exhibition Prize Medal Awarded in 1851 and 1862" for the Kents Rotary Knife Cleaner. This ceramic base is complete with no chips, but there is considerable discolouration and crazing to the base foot. A rare find. 8" tall x 5" widest + base 4.5" diameter.  
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Kents Egg Beater



Pair of 12
Pair of 12" Brass Door Bolts
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century surface mounted brass door bolts of an unusual form with replacement brass keeps made to suit. Each bolt has five screw holes for mounting and keep has two. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order. Bolt 12" x 1.75" and keep 1" x 1.75". 
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Mounted Perch by Cooper
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Original, quality 1920's superb stuffed perch in a glazed bowfront case with glazed end panels and good groundwork, as expected from this the best taxidermist of fish in my opinion. This example has gilt lines to the inside of the front bowed glass panel and a paper label on the backing board inside top left corner detailing "Preserved by J.Cooper and Sons 28 Radnor St, St Luke's London EC". A very clean genuine case with a good specimen in a life like set up. Case 12.5" tall plus hanging loop, 20.75" wide and 6.25" front to back at centre. 
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Mounted Perch by Cooper



Kenrick  Pint Cast Iron Saucepan
Kenrick ½ Pint Cast Iron Saucepan
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Original, quality late 19th century small cast iron saucepan in the original paint finish with a tapered tubular steel handle and the original tinsmith made lid. This delightful example the smallest size we have had, is clearly impressed to the underside "A K & Sons ½ Pint" and "Patent No 2/0" for the manufacturer A Kenrick & Son of West Bromwich. This is unused although the paintwork is rubbed and the lid is a little weathered. All is complete and in good usable condition if required. Body of pan 2.25" tall excluding lid and base 3.25" wide. Total 5.25" tall and 7.75" long.  
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Near Pair of Large Brass Ring Door Handles
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Pair of original, quality mid 19th century, superb cast brass drop ring door pulls, with the original circular backplates, each with four screw holes for mounting. This near pair of handles were originally on strongroom fireproof doors and have now been fitted with threaded square bars, with a plate and nut adjustment system to enable these to fit as door pulls or to turn a pair of standard rim or mortice locks in conjunction with other handles. A stunning near pair of handles. Complete and in good and working order. Backplates 3" diameter, handles 3.75" wide x 5" drop and 1.5" front to back. Price is for the near pair. 
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Near Pair of Large Brass Ring Door Handles



Huge Brass Tailors Shears
Huge Brass Tailors Shears
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Original, quality late 19th century, huge cast brass handled tailors shears, with very large fitted finger guards. The brass is stamped near to the large bolt and caps, for the manufacturer " T Wilkinson and Son makers, Sheffield " and " Warranted " to the other side. Appears unused and is complete and in good and working order, fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. This the largest pair we have seen. 16" long, 4.5" wide and 3" front to back. 
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Librarians Book Grab
Original, quality, late 19th century, llibrarian's book grab, used for reaching books from the upper shelves. This example has a mahogany pole with a cast iron lever to one end and brass pincer action grips to the other. The cast brass gripper action is in the original lacquered, unpolished and part gilded finish as is the lower backplate to the lever action. This can be polished back to brass if required. A great book grab, not easy to find today and complete and in good and working order. 49.5" long x 4" + 1.5". 
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Librarians Book Grab



Brass and Frosted Glass Electric Light Fitting
Brass and Frosted Glass Electric Light Fitting
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Original, quality 1920's hanging frosted glass electric light bowl mounted within a decorative brass circular frame, with embossed roses and cast brass swags of roses, and other flowers beneath. All is suspended on four replacement brass chains. The centre of the frosted bowl is star cut decorated and the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A new brass bulb holder is included, wired with new silk covered, three core flex and an old brass ceiling rose. A super most unusual light fitting, complete and in good and working order. 15.5" diam and 7" tall bowl and frame tall. 21" total with chains as in picture, plus 2.5" tall ceiling rose x 4" diam. 
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Orange Bitters Glass Spirit Urn
Original, quality late 19th century small clear glass spirit urn with cut glass decoration to the body, a faceted plinth, a knopped glass cover / lid and a brass tap. Some minor chips to the base rim of the plinth and the top rim and one to the base of the lid, otherwise all is in super condition. The front is etched and gilded "Orange Bitters" and the tap has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A most unusual size. 14.5" tall x 5" wide and 7" front to back including tap.  
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Orange Bitters Glass Spirit Urn



5 Piece Jug and Basin Set
5 Piece Jug and Basin Set
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Five piece, original quality, superb, Art Nouveau decorated wash basin set comprising ewer, basin, chamberpot, slops pail and soap dish. The exteriors of all the pieces are decorated with anenomes in pastel green and yellow colours. Most pieces are transfer printed to the underside "Aundel" for the pattern and "FW&Co" for the manufacturer 'F Winkle and Co of Staffordshire'. The soap dish base is impressed with the registration number for the year 1903. All pieces included are perfect, with just a faint star knock to the inside only of the slops pail, it is hardly visible, is surface only and does not appear to the outside. This set has two pieces to the soap dish and the slops pail does not have a lid, but it does have its cane swing handle. A great looking set, with a serious Art Nouveau design in shape and decoration. Bowl 16.5" diameter and 5" tall, jug 9" wide including handle x 14" tall, slops pail 11.5" tall x 11" top diameter, chamber pot 5" tall x 9" top diameter. Price is for the set. Some other matching, but well damaged pieces can be included if required. 
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Lebus Stacking Oak Bookcase
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Original, quality 1920's honey coloured oak stacking bookcase with four glazed sections, a plinth and a top pediment. Each section locks onto dowels in the section beneath and the glazed doors pull out and up and will slide in at the top of each section. Each door has the original brass keyhole surround detailed 'Lebus' for the manufacturer, and all have the original brass knobs and locks with a replacement key made to fit. All is complete and in good and working order with a few minor splits to the grain. This is the first stacking bookcase we have seen manufactured by this company 'Lebus'. Will dismantle into six pieces plus the doors to ease removal and other matching sections can be added when available. 60" tall at back, 34.75" wide and 14.5" front to back deepest. Cabinets 11" front to back internal.  
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Lebus Stacking Oak Bookcase



Sycamore Butter Stamp
Sycamore Butter Stamp
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Original, quality, late 19th century, large carved sycamore butter stamp with the original turned cover, stamp and beech handle. This well carved stamp is in the form of a rose with leaves and all is complete and in a good used condition. Stamp 3.75" diameter, total 4.5" diameter x 7.5" tallest and 6" with stamp punched down. 
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Brass Fishing Gaff
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Original quality 1920's extending brass fishing gaff for landing Salmon or Pike. This example has a brass body mounted with a ribbed mahogany grip, an extending gaff hook in brass and steel sections and a hinged guard for safety. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer can be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Closed 14.5 " long and extended 34" long. Grip 1.25" wide and hook 2.75" wide.

 
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Brass Fishing Gaff



Pair of Pendant Electric Light Fittings
Pair of Pendant Electric Light Fittings
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Original, quality pair of cut glass pendant electric light fittings with brass shade holders and the original matching ceiling roses stamped with the registration number for the year 1910. Have been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders with olive grip fittings. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. A most unusual example of pendant lights, the first we have seen. Shade with holder 10" x 4.5" widest. Ceiling rose 4" x 1.25". 
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Engraved Copper Kettle
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Original, quality large, very clean, copper kettle circa 1900, with a circular copper lid with an acorn shaped finial, a shaped spout to the front and a cast brass handle over the top with a tubular copper grip. Most exciting though is the punch engraved detail to the shoulder, "The Jolly Anglers", with a fishing creel embossed and fish on the bank freshly caught. The underside of the kettle is stamped for the manufacturer "W.Souter and Sons of Birmingham". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A most unusual kettle with great dovetailed seams and condition and good tinning to interior. 13" tall, 9" wide and 13.25" front to back including spout.  
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Engraved Copper Kettle



Copper and Wrought Iron Coal Bin
Copper and Wrought Iron Coal Bin
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Original, quality 1920's, copper coal bin with the original, blacksmith made wrought iron basket with a swing over handle and an old replacement copper and steel shovel with a turned wooden grip. The copper bin has an Art and Crafts feel with the scalloped and folded over corners and the style of the decorative wrought iron work. The ironwork has been cleaned and repainted matt black and the copper has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A most unusual coal bin complete and in good order. 15.5" tall with handle up plus shovel, 16" + 11" handle down, 13.5" wide + 18" front to back.  
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Set of 3 Burnished Steel Fire Irons
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Original, quality late 19th century three piece set of burnished steel fire irons comprising shovel, tongs and poker. This set has ribbed and shaped grips to the top part and rope twisted stems. The poker has a good long tip, and the shovel has the piercing that was to sift through the embers and put back onto the fire all but the ash. Cleaned and waxed and are complete and in good and working order. Shovel 30" x 5.5". Tongs 27" x 3" x 1.25". Poker 28" x 1.25". Price is for the set.

 
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Set of 3 Burnished Steel Fire Irons



Pair of Huge Brass Door Handles
Pair of Huge Brass Door Handles
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Original, quality pair of late 19th century huge octagonal shaped brass door knobs with matching backplates and with a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches. Each backplate has two countersunk screw holes for mounting and all is complete and in good and working order. A super large pair of door knobs ideal for the front door. Backplate 3" diam, knob 2.75" diam and 3" front to back. 
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Brass Door Knocker
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Original, quality, mid 19th century, superb cast brass door knocker of a most unusual form, difficult to describe, but perhaps with the appearance of a drape hanging over a horizontal pole. This is the first we have seen of this model and with a very visible registration lozenge mark for the year 1850 impressed to the upper front. The knocking stud is an old one and both the knocker and stud have replacement threaded bars, nuts and washers. All has been polished and is complete and in good and working order. Knocker 10.5" x 5.5" and 2.25" front to back, stud 1.5" diameter.  
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Brass Door Knocker



Cast Iron Conservatory Heater
Cast Iron Conservatory Heater
Original, quality late 19th century very decorative cast iron conservatory heater with pierced panels all round, red glass inner panels, one side opening hinged door and a brass oil reservoir with working oil burner and glass chimney. A cast iron maker's plate is fixed to the top detailing 'Veritas Stove', and each panel and part in cast iron is impressed with the registration for the year 1893. Each of the four sides are embossed and pierced with details of acanthus leaves, ferns and other foliage and all the cast iron has been burnished and lacquered. The original brass knob to the door and the oil front and burner have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The tip of the cast iron urn finial to the top cover is missing, but otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. A really super looking stove and in great working order. 27" tall, body 8" square and base 11.5" square.

 
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Saddler made Miniature Leather Saddle
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Original, quality pre-war saddler made miniature, all leather saddle, complete with side straps and stirrups. Made by a saddler and harness maker in Cirencester, Glos. A good piece of craftsmanship to scale. Complete and in good order. When flat 14" wide, 9.5" front to back and 3.5" tall.

 
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Saddler made Miniature Leather Saddle



Six Tier Wrought Iron Saucepan Stand
Six Tier Wrought Iron Saucepan Stand
Original, quality 1920's six tier wrought iron saucepan rack with riveted joints, turned out feet to the base and curled over ends to the top. All has been cleaned and repainted black and is complete and in good and working order. Top shelf access 6.75". Second shelf access 7.75" x 6.5" tall. Third shelf access 8.5" x 7.5" tall. Fourth shelf access 9.5" x 8" tall. Fifth shelf access 10.5" x 8.5" tall. Sixth shelf access 11.75" x 8.75" tall. Total 48" tall and base widest 25.5".

 
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Tea Leaf Dispenser
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's wall mounted tea leaf dispenser with much of the original green and gold lined paintwork. This most unusual machine was used in a café / tea shop environment with the hopper filled with loose tea leaves and each time the handle was turned forward and back the counter to the left would increase by one. I assume each portion would be equivalent to a teaspoon. The machine is mounted to two decorative cast iron wall brackets each with two screw holes for fixing. The tin hopper has a glass window to the front to view the tea leaves and the lid on top has a turned wooden knob and a brass hasp for a padlock, as has the cover to the counter control. The brass plaque to the front details the manufacturer "Sumerling and Co Ltd Manufacturers and Patentees, Bunhill Row and Old St London EC1". The paintwork has been cleaned and waxed and the brass mounts polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Appears complete and in good and working order. This is a first for us.Total height 16", total width 15" including handle and small cover. 10" front to back when mounted on wall. 
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Tea Leaf Dispenser



School Teachers Clicker
School Teachers Clicker
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Original, quality late 19th century school teachers 'clicker' turned in boxwood. These 'clickers' were used to keep school children in order, if they were too noisy, the click would soon quieten them down and when entering the classroom the click would set the orderly pace. Most hard to find these in good order. 9" x 1.5" and 2.5" to include lever. 
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Pearl Barley Stoneware Storage Jar
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