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Sycamore Butter Stamp BS34
Sycamore Butter Stamp BS34
Original, quality late 19th century sycamore butter print with a circular front deeply carved with good detail of a rose, a thistle and shamrocks, representing England, Scotland and Ireland. Old worm holes now well treated, cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

Face 3.25" diam.

Total 2.25" tall.

 
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Price: 115.00


Sycamore Butter Stamp BS31
Original, quality late 19th century butter stamp carved in sycamore with a replacement handle in beech copied from an original. The design to the stamp details three vertical ears of wheat within a chip carved border. Complete and in superb order.

Stamp 3.75" diam.

Total 5" tall.

 
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Price: 125.00


Sycamore Butter Stamp BS31



Sycamore Butter Stamp BS25
Sycamore Butter Stamp BS25
Original, quality, late 19th century, sycamore butter stamp with good carved detail of a thistle, a rose and a shamrock, representing the union between Scotland, England and Ireland".Complete and in good order, with no worm damage, but a mouse has gnawed at one edge.

3.5" diameter x 2.25" tall.

 
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Price: 85.00


Blue and White Dairy Maids Cheese Dish and Cover CD27
Original, quality late 19th century superb wedge shaped cheese dish with a highly decorated cover with a handle to the top. The cover is transfer printed to the inside with the registration number for the year 1899 and the exterior is detailed to each side with a different scene in Blue transfer print. The top shows dairy maids milking a cow in the pasture; one side has a maid working the cheese press and the other side dairy maids pouring milk into the setting pan. The front and back both have floral designs. No cracks or chips but some stains to the floor of the tray dish, otherwise in superb condition. A most unusual cheese dish. In good usable condition.

Base 10.5" x 8" x 0.75".

Total 7" tall.

 
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Price: 450.00


Blue and White Dairy Maids Cheese Dish and Cover CD27



Horseshoe Shaped Cheese Dish CD12
Horseshoe Shaped Cheese Dish CD12
Original, quality 1920's, large horseshoe shaped ceramic cheese dish with cover. This example appears unused for there are no fat stains and all is in mint condition with just a short faint hairline crack to the top back panel of the lid. A plain off white colour with bands of decoration in relief and gold lining. Complete and in good order.

Base 11" x 9.5".

Total 5" tall.

 
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Price: 34.00


Pair of Nickel Plated Guernsey Milk Jugs DP248
Original, quality pair of 1920's nickel plated Guernsey Milk jugs with strap handles, pouring lips and the original lids. One pint and half pint in capacity. Unusual to find this in nickel plate and in such good condition. Complete and in good and working order.

One pint 6.5" tall plus 5" wide plus 6" including handle.

Half pint 5.5" tall plus 4.5" wide plus 5" including handle.

 
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Nickel Plated Guernsey Milk Jugs DP248



Jobs Galvanised Milk Crate, 2 available DP247
Jobs Galvanised Milk Crate, 2 available DP247
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold thirty plus half pint glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "Jobs" to the front for the supplier of the milk ( Jobs Dairy Co. of Feltham Middx ). Complete and in good order.

18" x 14" x 7.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 25.00


E D C Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP246
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold thirty plus children's school size glass milk bottles. The example is detailed "EDC" to the front for the supplier of the milk. Complete and in good order.

18" x 14" x 6.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 25.00


E D C Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP246



HD HD Galvanised Milk Crate DP245
HD HD Galvanised Milk Crate DP245
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold thirty plus children's school size glass milk bottles. The example is detailed "HD HD" to the front for the supplier of the milk. Complete and in good order.

18" x 14" x 6.25".

 
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Price: 25.00


E&C Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP244
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold thirty plus children's school size glass milk bottles. The example is detailed "E&C" to the front for the supplier of the milk. Complete and in good order.

18" x 14" x 6.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 25.00


E&C Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP244



J D Galvansied Milk Crates, 2 available DP243
J D Galvansied Milk Crates, 2 available DP243
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold thirty plus half pint glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "JD" to the front for the supplier of the milk. Complete and in good order.

18" x 14" x 7.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 25.00


S&DC Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP242
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold thirty plus children's school size glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "S&DC" to the front for the supplier of the milk. Complete and in good order.

18" x 14" x 6.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 25.00


S&DC Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP242



G R Tanner Ltd Galvanised Milk Crate DP241
G R Tanner Ltd Galvanised Milk Crate DP241
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold twenty plus one pint glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "G. R. Tanner Ltd" to the front for the supplier of the milk. Complete and in good order.

18" x 14" x 9.5".

 
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Price: 25.00


N C Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP240
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold twenty plus one pint glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "NC" to the front for the supplier of the milk. Complete and in good order.

18" x 14" x 9.5".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 25.00


N C Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP240



Cliffords Dairy of Hungerford Galvanised Milk Crate DP239
Cliffords Dairy of Hungerford Galvanised Milk Crate DP239
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold twenty plus one pint glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "Cliffords" to the front for the supplier of the milk ( Clifford Dairies of Hungerford ). Complete and in good order.

18" x 14" x 9.5".

 
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Price: 35.00


S C Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP238
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold twenty plus one pint glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "SC" to the front for the supplier of the milk. Complete and in good order. 18" x 14" x 9.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 25.00


S C Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP238



H G D Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP237
H G D Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP237
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold twenty plus one pint glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "HGD" to the front for the supplier of the milk. Complete and in good order. 18" x 14" x 9.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 25.00


E S B Galvanised Milk Crate, many available DP236
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold twenty plus one pint glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "ESB" to the front for the supplier of the milk. Complete and in good order. 18" x 14" x 9.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 25.00


E S B Galvanised Milk Crate, many available DP236



Jobs Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP235
Jobs Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP235
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold twenty plus one pint glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "Jobs" to the front for the supplier of the milk ( Jobs Milk Co. of Feltham Middx ). Complete and in good order. 18" x 14" x 9.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 25.00


Milk Marketing Board Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP234
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold twenty plus one pint glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "MMB" to the front for the supplier of the milk ( Milk Marketing Board ). Complete and in good order. 18" x 14" x 9.5". Price is for each 
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Price: 25.00


Milk Marketing Board Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP234



C D O Ltd Galvanised Milk Crate, many available DP233
C D O Ltd Galvanised Milk Crate, many available DP233
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold twenty plus one pint glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "CDO Ltd" to the front for the supplier of the milk. Complete and in good order. 18" x 14" x 9.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 25.00


United Dairies Galvanised Milk Crate DP232
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold twenty plus one pint glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "UD" to the front for the supplier of the milk ( United Dairies ). Complete and in good order. 18" x 14" x 9.5". 
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Price: 25.00


United Dairies Galvanised Milk Crate DP232



C D O Galvanised Milk Crate, several available  DP231
C D O Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP231
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold twenty plus one pint glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "CDO" to the front for the supplier of the milk. Complete and in good order. 18" x 14" x 9.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 25.00


S B W Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP230
Original, quality post-war galvanised wirework milk crate to hold twenty plus one pint glass milk bottles. This example is detailed "SBW" to the front for the supplier of the milk. Complete and in good order. 18" x 14" x 9.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 25.00


S B W Galvanised Milk Crate, several available DP230



Brass and Zinc Dairy Churn DP229
Brass and Zinc Dairy Churn DP229
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 and 14.75" front to back including tap plus base 12" diam.  
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Price: 350.00


Miniature Scottish Dairy Pail DP228
Original, quality late 19th century miniature tin Scottish dairy bucket with a swing over brass wire handle, a brass lower rim and a brass plaque to the front with punched detail "Tak it oot" and "1891". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. You don't find these very often. 2" tall with handle down and 1.75" top diam. 
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Price: 65.00


Miniature Scottish Dairy Pail DP228



Oval Steel Dairy Can DP225
Oval Steel Dairy Can DP225
Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped steel dairy can as used on milk delivery prams and floats when delivering door to door, straight from the churn. This example has the standard brass wire loop swing handle to the top, a fixed loop to the back and large brass mounts to the hinge of the lid. Impressed to the front of the can "Dairy Supply Co Ltd Museum Street London" for the manufacturer. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 3" tall x 3.5" widest x 2.5" front to back. 
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Price: 135.00


Oval Steel Dairy Can DP224
Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped steel dairy can as used on milk delivery prams and floats when delivering door to door, straight from the churn. This example has the standard brass wire loop swing handle to the top, a fixed loop to the back and large brass mounts to the hinge of the lid. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 3.5" tall x 4" x 3.25" front to back. 
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Price: 165.00


Oval Steel Dairy Can DP224



Oval Steel Dairy Can DP222
Oval Steel Dairy Can DP222
Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped steel dairy can as used on milk delivery prams and floats when delivering door to door, straight from the churn. This example has the standard brass wire loop swing handle to the top, a fixed loop to the back and large brass mounts to the hinge of the lid. Impressed to the brass hinge plate "Handmade" and to the front of the can "Dairy Supply Co Ltd Museum Street London" for the manufacturer. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 4.5" tall x 5" widest and 3.75" front to back.  
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Price: 135.00


Oval Steel Small Dairy Can DP221
Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped tinsmith made steel dairy can as used on milk prams and floats when delivering door to door. This tiny example has the standard brass wire swing out handle and a brass loop and mout to the hinge of the lid stamped to the top "S. Taylor" and to the front "Manor Farm Dairy. E Molesay, London". All has been cleaned, polished and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. 2.75" with handle down x 2.75" wide and 2.25" front to back. 
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Price: 230.00


Oval Steel Small Dairy Can DP221



SWCS Milk Bottle DP220
SWCS Milk Bottle DP220
Original, quality post-war, one pint capacity clear glass milk bottle with an old card push in cover. The bottle is embossed "This bottle is the property of SCWS, loaned on deposit" and the card cover "Drink more milk enjoy good health". Very clean with no chips or blemishes and complete. 8.5" tall and 3" widest. 
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Price: 23.00


Dairy Skimmer, 2 matching available DP219
Original, quality late 19th century circular pierced steel milk skimmer with a curved over brass handgrip. This example has wrap over edges on the brass handle and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Skimmer 6.75" diam and total 9" x 6.75" x 4.5" tall. Price is for each. 
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Price: 65.00


Dairy Skimmer, 2 matching available DP219



Oval Steel Dairy Can DP214
Oval Steel Dairy Can DP214
Original quality, late 19th century, oval steel dairy can as used on milk delivery prams and floats when delivering from door to door, straight from the churn. This example has the standard brass wire loop swing handle to the top, a fixed loop to the back and large brass mounts to the hinge of the lid. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 5" tall, 4.5" wide and 2.75" front to back. 
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Price: 125.00


Half Gill Dairy Measure DP212
Original, quality 1920's half gill steel dairy measure with a brass handle. This example has a tapered bowl, stamped "Half Gill", a lead custom's stamp and a sheet brass loop handle with rolled over edges. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 4.5" tall x 2" widest and 4" front to back including handles. 
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Price: 115.00


Half Gill Dairy Measure DP212



Gill Dairy Measure DP211
Gill Dairy Measure DP211
Original, quality 1920's 'Gill' steel dairy measure with a brass handle. This example has a lead customs stamp and a brass label punched "Gill" for the capacity and a short sheet brass loop handle with rolled over edges. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 4" tall, 2.25" wide and 3.5" front to back. 
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Price: 56.00


Oval Steel Dairy Can DP206
Original, quality 1920's oval shaped steel dairy can, as used on milk delivery prams and floats when delivering door to door, straight from the churn. This example has the standard brass wire swing handle to the top, a fixed loop to the reverse and a large brass mount to the hinge of the lid. The top is stamped "North Church Farm Berkhamstead" and the front is stamped for the manufacturer "Dairy Supply Company. Museum St. London". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 3.75" tall with handle down, 4" wide and 3" front to back. 
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Price: 145.00


Oval Steel Dairy Can DP206



Oval Steel Dairy Can DP201
Oval Steel Dairy Can DP201
Original, quality 1920's oval shaped steel dairy can, as used on milk delivery prams and floats when delivering door to door straight from the churn. This example has the standard brass wire swing handle to the top, a fixed loop to the reverse and a large brass mount to the hinge of the lid stamped. "The Standard Milk Can". The front of the can is impressed "6 Wardo Avenue Fulham". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 4.75" tall and 4" x 3". 
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Price: 125.00


Griffiths and Bro Milk Bottle DP174
Original, quality, post-war, one pint capacity glass milk bottle with embossed details of the supplier of the milk "Griffiths and Bro', 51 Chalcot Road, Regents Park NW1" and with an old cardboard push in top detailing "Pure Milk". Some chips to the base otherwise complete and in good order. 8.5" tall x 3" base diameter. 
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Price: 23.00


Griffiths and Bro Milk Bottle DP174



Milk Bottle DP114
Milk Bottle DP114
Original, quality, post war, one pint capacity, glass milk bottle detailed to the front 'Briar Farm Dairy, G. H. W. Shuter 23 Tennyson Rd Luton, phone 1797'. One chip to the top rim, otherwise in good order. This size milk bottle originally had a push in cardboard cap. 8.5" tall, base 3" and top 2 1/8" external. 
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Price: 23.00


Oval Steel Dairy Can DP54
Original quality, late 19th century, oval steel dairy can as used on milk delivery prams and floats when delivering from door to door, straight from the churn. This example has the standard brass wire loop swing handle to the top, a fixed loop to the back and large brass mounts to the hinge of the lid. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order. Base 4" x 3" and total 4.5" tall with handle down. 
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Price: 125.00


Oval Steel Dairy Can DP54



War Time Milk Jug J163
War Time Milk Jug J163
Original, quality small white milk jug with a pouring lip and rear handle manufactured by Grimwades the underside details "The War Time Milk Jug for a family of three made by the Girls of Staffordshire during the Winter of 1917 when the boys were in the trenches fighting for Liberty & Civilization" and the front has a "Special Message from The Rt Hon. D. Lloyd George Prime Minister". Complete and in good order.

4" tall x 2.75" base.

4" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 65.00


Brass and Copper Dairy Jug J152
Original, quality late 19th century heavy but not large tapered brass jug with a pouring lip and collar and copper bands and side handle. Purpose unknown but could be dairy. Stamped "GGC" to the underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 6" tall x 4" base diam and 5.25" wide including handle.  
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Price: 135.00


Brass and Copper Dairy Jug J152



Milk Jug with Longhorn Cattle J142
Milk Jug with Longhorn Cattle J142
Original, quality 1920's tal,l off white ceramic milk jug with a tapered body, a pouring lip, a side loop handle and gilt lining to the top and handle. This example is decorated in colour with a transfer coloured scene of Highland Cattle and calves. Complete and in good and working order. 8" tall, base 5" diam and 6.75" wide including handle. 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Milk Churn Money Box MB48
Original, quality 1920's pressed brass money box in the form of a good scaled down, 17 gallon milk churn with a tapered body, a coin slot to the top and a pull off lid to the underside. The lower rim is stamped with the registration number for the year 1923. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 3.5" tall and base 2.75". 
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Price: 65.00


Brass Milk Churn Money Box MB48



Mustard Pot / Dairy Pail MP2
Mustard Pot / Dairy Pail MP2
Original, quality late 19th century mustard pot in the realistic form of a miniature oak dairy pail with a lid, liner and mustard spoon. This mustard is in a super colour of oak with nickel bands, swing handle, top collar and lid, an old and clean mustard spoon included to suit and a ceramic liner ( with chips to the rim ). Complete and in good and working otherwise.

2.75" tall including handle down.

Base 2" diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


Ceramic Scale Slab SP25
Original, quality late 19th century circular white ceramic scale slab with a transfer detail to the centre of the top, of two figures holding devices, stood on a globe with a male lion to one side. This was originally from a shop counter scale as used by Butchers' / Grocers' and Dairy Counters. Some staining and crazing otherwise complete and in good order. Now ideal for a cheese plate.

10" diam x 0.25".

 
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Price: 56.00


Ceramic Scale Slab SP25



Co-op Ceramic Scale Slab SP24
Co-op Ceramic Scale Slab SP24
Original, quality late 19th century circular white ceramic scale slab with an overall marbled effect to the top and edge and transfer printed to the centre for the manufacturer / supplier "Co-opertaive Wholesale Society Ltd". This was originally from a shop counter scale as used by Butchers' / Grocers' and Dairy Counters. Now ideal for a cheese plate. Some stains and wear rub to the edges, otherwise complete and in good order.

10" diam x 0.5".

 
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Price: 115.00


Avery Ceramic Scale Plate SP1
Original, quality, late 19th century, circular white ceramic scale slab, with transfer decoration in red for "W & T Avery Birmingham Scale Manufacturer" in a ribbon decoration and with a detailed circular border. These were originally from a dairy scale with matching ceramic weights manufactured around the same period. Perfect and most unusual to find, ideal for a cheese board or similar. 9.7/8" x 3/8".  
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Price: 185.00


Avery Ceramic Scale Plate SP1



G. Rushbrook Ceramic Scale Plate SP2
G. Rushbrook Ceramic Scale Plate SP2
Original, quality, late 19th century, larger than average, white ceramic slab from a grocers' or butchers' shop counter scales. This very clean example is transfer printed to the topside with a 'Scale of Justice' design and a logo for the scale manufacturer 'G.Rushbrook, London and Birmingham'. The rear of the upstand is impressed for the manufacturer "Wedgwood" and "ACH". Some very minor stains and a couple of minor scatches to the edge, otherwise complete and in good order. A great looking slab ideal for a cheese board. 14.5" wide x 13.5" front to back, 2" tall at the rear and slab 0.5" thick. 
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Price: 135.00

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