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Lucas King of the Road Bakelite Ashtray A68
Lucas King of the Road Bakelite Ashtray A68
Original, quality 1920's unused circular bakelite ashtray with three cigarette rests and a nickel plated mount to the centre detailing "King of the Road" the Lucas Lion logo and "Lucas Service". The underside is embossed "Moulded in our own works". Complete and in good order. Another matching but differing ashtray may well be available ref code: A52.

4.75" x 7/8" x 4.75".

 
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Price: 85.00


Bakelite Pump BK3
Original, quality 1920's all Bakelite hand pump possibly a veterinary clyster pump, or a medical enema. Appears complete and in superb condition.

17.5" long x 2.5" widest.

Body 2" diam.

 
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Price: 68.00


Bakelite Pump BK3



Pair of Similar Bakelite Door Handles DH915
Pair of Similar Bakelite Door Handles DH915
Pair of 1920's / 30's similar bakelite door knobs with the original square steel bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches and the original circular bakelite backplates. Each spherical knob has flat sides, a decoration to the face and one knob only has a brass collar to the grip, otherwise both are identical. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 2.25" diam.

Knob 2" diam.

2 1/8 front to back.

 
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Price: 68.00


Pair of Unused Bakelite Door Handles, 2 pairs available DH886
Original, quality pair of 1930's unused spherical shaped brown bakelite door knobs with the original circular backplates each with three countersunk screw holes for mounting and a standard square bar to fit both rim and mortice locks and latches. All in mint condition and arrived wrapped in the original brown tissue paper. Complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 2" diam.

Knob 1.75" diam.

Knob 2.5" front to back.

Price is per pair.

 
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Unused Bakelite Door Handles, 2 pairs available DH886



Pair of White Bakelite Lever Door Handles with Mortice Lock, 4 sets available DH316
Pair of White Bakelite Lever Door Handles with Mortice Lock, 4 sets available DH316
Pair of original, quality, white bakelite lever door handles, with sprung and shaped lever handles, long cushioned backplates, each with a keyhole and four countersunk screw holes for mounting, the original steel mortice lock, keep, square bar and key. The replacement key has been cut to suit, the lock has been fully overhauled and has a patent reversible bolt. A most unusual find. Each lever handle is embossed behind, with the registration number for the year 1938. A little damage to one backplate, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

Handle backplates 7.25" x 2.25" diam.

All handles 5" wide x 2.5" front to back.

Lock body 3.75" x 3" plus 3/8".

Lock plate 5.5" x 7/8".

Price is per set.

 
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Price: 125.00


Bakelite Interior Electric Bell Push EP501
Original, quality 1930's rectangular shaped bakelite interior electric bell push with provision for a name tag to the right and a white detailed "press" button to the left. 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 and complete and in good and working order.

3.5" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 45.00


Bakelite Interior Electric Bell Push EP501



Bakelite Interior Electric Bell Push EP499
Bakelite Interior Electric Bell Push EP499
Original, quality 1930's Art Deco shaped bakelite interior electric bell push with a central 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 and complete and in good and working order.

2.5" tall x 2" widest.

 
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Price: 45.00


Bakelite Keyhole Surround, 2 available KC497
Original, quality 1930's plain and simple rectangular shaped brown bakelite keyhole surround with canted corners and two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Complete and in good order.

1.75" x 7/8".

Keyhole 1" tall.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 10.00


Bakelite Keyhole Surround, 2 available KC497



Bakelite Tea Tray T154
Bakelite Tea Tray T154
Original, quality 1920's / 30's rectangular shaped tea tray in flecked brown bakelite with curved ends and cut outs to each end for handgrips. This clean and unusual example has embossed ribbing to the upper surface and all is complete and in good and working order.

22" x 13" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 65.00


Fully Converted King Pyramid Telephone T24
Original, quality series 200 black bakelite King Pyramid Telephone, fully,restored and converted to work perfectly on a standard modern B.T. telephone line. The series 200 was introduced in the late 1920's and 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.

8" tall.

Base 9" x 7.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 450.00


Fully Converted King Pyramid Telephone T24



Fully Converted Mura K Wall Telephone T21
Fully Converted Mura K Wall Telephone T21
Original, quality bakelite Mura 'K' Wall Telephone, fully restored and converted to work perfectly on a standard modern B.T. telephone line. This model was introduced in 1956 and was superseded by the 'New Mura Phone' in 1966. 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. Other converted telephones are usually available.

9.5" long.

5" wide.

5.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 265.00


Fully Converted Mura K Wall Telephone T20
Original, quality Bakelite Mura 'K' Wall Telephone, fully restored and converted to work perfectly on a standard modern B.T. telephone line. This model was introduced in 1956 and was superseded by the 'New Mura Phone' in 1966. 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. Other converted telephone are usually available.

9.5" long.

5" wide.

5.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 265.00


Fully Converted Mura K Wall Telephone T20

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