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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: 145.00


Lucas King of the Road Bakelite Ashtray A52
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" and the Lucas Lion logo. The underside is embossed "Moulded in our own works". This super example really is in mint condition and complete and in good order. Another matching but differing ashtray may well be available ref code: A68.

4.75" diam x 1".

 
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Price: 145.00


Lucas King of the Road Bakelite Ashtray A52



Cunard Line Bakelite Ashtray A44
Cunard Line Bakelite Ashtray A44
Original, quality 1920's, circular brown bakelite ashtray with five original cigarette resting points and embossed to the centre "Cunard Line" for the shipping company. The reverse is embossed for the manufacturer "Fraser and Glass Ltd London N12" and "British Made". A small chip under the outer rim, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

5.75" diameter x 0.75".

 
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Price: 56.00


Pair of Bakelite Drawer Handles, 3 pairs available CK474
Original, quality pair of 1920's / 1930's bakelite drawer handles with octagonal faux tortoiseshell front sections and darker necks with brass threaded bolts, nuts and washers. Complete and in good and working order.

1.25" diam.

1" front to back.

1" bolt.

Price is per pair.

 
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Price: 45.00


Pair of Bakelite Drawer Handles, 3 pairs available CK474



2 Pairs of Similar Bakelite Door Handles DH915
2 Pairs of Similar Bakelite Door Handles DH915
Two similar pairs of 1920's / 30's bakelite door knobs with the original square steel bars and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latchest 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".

2 1/8 front to back.

Price is per pair.

 
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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 Oval Bakelite Door Handles with Mortice Lock and Key DH419
Pair of Oval Bakelite Door Handles with Mortice Lock and Key DH419
Pair of original, quality 1930's, unused bakelite door handles with the original backplates, mortice lock and key, keep, screws and card box, however it is missing the lid to the box, otherwise all is in superb condition, fully overhauled and in complete and working order. The lock is impressed "Legge 2 Lever" and the reverse of the bakelite backplates to the handles are embossed "RIS Registered Trade Mark, Made in England".

Knobs 2.5" x 1.25".

Backplates 8" x 2.25".

2" front to back.

Lock 3.75" x 3" plus 0.5".

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 135.00


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".

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


Pair of White Bakelite Lever Door Handles with Mortice Lock, 4 sets available DH316



Bakelite Pendant Electric Bell Push EP510
Bakelite Pendant Electric Bell Push EP510
Original, quality 1920's bakelite interior pendant electric bell push with covered two core electric flex. For use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

Switch 2.5" x 1.25".

Two core flex 72" long.

 
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Price: 56.00


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, 3 available KC528
Original, quality 1930's rectangular shaped brown Bakelite keyhole surround with two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Complete and in good and working order.

1 7/8" x 0.75".

Keyhole 0.75".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 10.00


Bakelite Keyhole Surround, 3 available KC528



Bakelite Keyhole Surround, 2 available KC497
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 Snuff Box SB15
Original, quality 1920's / 30's small pocket sized bakelite snuff box with a hinged lid with an abstract design and impressed to the inside "Made in England". Complete and in good and working order.

2.25" x 1.5" x 0.75.

 
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Price: 36.00


Bakelite Snuff Box SB15



Fully Converted Series 300 GPO Telephone T34
Fully Converted Series 300 GPO Telephone T34
Original, quality, series 300 black bakelite GPO Telephone, fully restored and converted to work perfectly on a standard modern B.T. telephone line. The series 300 was introduced in the late 1930's and was phased out in the late 1950'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. More similar converted telephones and other models are usually available.

9" wide x 6" tall and 8" front to back.

 
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Price: 300.00


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 and 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: 300.00


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: 300.00


Fully Converted Mura K Wall Telephone T20



Fully Converted Series 300 GPO Telephone T12
Fully Converted Series 300 GPO Telephone T12
Original, quality, series 300 black Bakelite GPO telephone fully restored and converted to work perfectly on a standard modern B.T. telephone line. The series 300 was introduced in the late 1930's and was phased out in the late 1950'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 and 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. More similar converted telephones and other models are usually available.

9" wide x 6" tall and 8" front to back.

 
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Price: 300.00

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