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Avon Boot Polish Tin Fingerplate A84
Avon Boot Polish Tin Fingerplate A84
Original, quality unused 1920's door fingerplate in tin, transfer printed in green and black on a yellow background detailing "Avon Brilliant Polish for Boots and Leggings". This near mint example has a good bright colour and four pin holes for mounting. Complete and in good order.

8" x 3".

 
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Price: 56.00


Art Nouveau Nickel Fingerplate, 2 available A6
Original, quality nickel plated on copper heavy pressed fingerplate of hammered art nouveau design, circa 1880. Some wear to the plate and showing some copper. Complete and in good order.

15.25" x 3.75".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 60.00


Art Nouveau Nickel Fingerplate, 2 available A6



Narrow Pierced Brass Fingerplates, 2 available FP269
Narrow Pierced Brass Fingerplates, 2 available FP269
Original, quality post-war pierced brass narrow fingerplate with six screw holes for mounting. A great pierced design and narrower than average. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra and complete and in good order.

11.75" x 2.5".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00


Embossed Brass Fingerplate FP268
Original, quality embossed brass fingerplate circa 1900. This rectangular example has a border of acanthus leaf designs with three cushioned panels, two embossed and one plain and four countersunk screw holes for mounting. polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

11" x 2.75".

 
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Price: 45.00


Embossed Brass Fingerplate FP268



Brass Fingerplate FP267
Brass Fingerplate FP267
Original, quality 1920's pressed brass fingerplate with shaped top and bottom ends, two screw holes for mounting, a bead all round and a good detailed scene of two birds on holly branches. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

12.25" x 3.25" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 65.00


Run of Hammered Brass Fingerplates, 7 available FP266
Original, quality late 19th century rectangular shaped hammered brass fingerplates, each with six screw holes for mounting and all in superb condition. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Matching oval door knobs may well be available ref code: DH865.

12" x 3" x 3".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00


Run of Hammered Brass Fingerplates, 7 available FP266



Embossed Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP265
Embossed Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP265
Original, quality late 19th century pressed and engraved brass fingerplate with floral embossed design all around and with six screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Two others, shorter and matching may well be available ref code: FP245.

12.25" x 3".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 65.00


Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP264
Original, quality 1920's plain sheet brass fingerplate with a wreath style border and six screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

11.25" x 3".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP264



Plain Pink Brass Fingerplate, 17 available FP263
Plain Pink Brass Fingerplate, 17 available FP263
Original, quality 1920's plain rectangular shaped pink brass fingerplate with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

12" x 3".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 23.00


Run of Brass Fingerplates, 8 available FP262
Original, quality rectangular shaped pressed brass fingerplate circa 1900. This example has embossed design to the centre and top and bottom, a beaded border all round and six screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

11" x 2.75".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 38.00


Run of Brass Fingerplates, 8 available FP262



Ceramic Fingerplate FP261
Ceramic Fingerplate FP261
Original, quality late 19th century cream coloured ceramic fingerplate with an embossed reeded design, rounded ends and three countersunk screw holes for mounting. The reverse is impressed with the registration number for the year 1884. Complete and in good order.

11.75" x 2.75" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 56.00


Plain Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP260
Original, quality 1920's yellow brass plain fingerplate with a serpentine shape to the top and four screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

12" x 2.5".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 23.00


Plain Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP260



Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP257
Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP257
Original, quality 1920's brass fingerplate with four screw holes for mounting and a raised border in a wreath style with crossed over ribbons. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

11.25" x 3".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00


Set of 4 Japanesk Rosewood Fingerplates FP255
Original, quality late 19th century four matching, two large and two small sized Rosewood fingerplates with serpentine shaped ends and decorated in fantastic detail in relief with birds, flowers, butterflies and leaves using a variety of paints, gilding and lacquers. Each fingerplate has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and all are perfect and the most exciting fingerplates we have had to date.

11" x 2 7/8" x 1/8".

7.5" x 2 7/8" x 1.8".

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 1,000.00


Set of 4 Japanesk Rosewood Fingerplates FP255



Brass Fingerplate, 3 available FP254
Brass Fingerplate, 3 available FP254
Original, quality 1920's pressed brass fingerplates in a rectangular upright shape. This example has an Ed-wardian style with a ribbon to the top, a beaded border and six screw holes for mounting. Some minor dents, otherwise complete and in good order and polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

12" x 3".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 38.00


Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP252
Original, quality late 19th century pressed brass fingerplate with an embossed swirled design with a left and right swirl within the decoration. This unusual example has six screw holes for mounting, has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

11" x 3 1/8".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP252



Copper Fingerplate, 2 available FP251
Copper Fingerplate, 2 available FP251
Original, quality 1920's copper fingerplate with a cushioned centre panel, eight screw holes for mounting and a hammered finish. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

12" x 3".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 38.00


Plain Brass Fingerplate, 4 available FP248
Original, quality circa 1900, plain thick sheet brass fingerplate with six countersunk screw holes for mounting and a 'D' shaped top and bottom. A little narrower than most. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

12" x 2.5".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00


Plain Brass Fingerplate, 4 available FP248



Brass Fingerplate FP247
Brass Fingerplate FP247
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass fingerplate with deep embossed detail of ribbon swags and acanthus leaves with a beaded border and two mounting rosettes for the screws. The reverse is impressed with the registration number for the year 1896. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

11.75" x 3".

 
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Price: 85.00


Embossed Brass Fingerplate FP245
Original, quality late 19th century pressed and engraved brass fingerplate with floral embossed design all around with six screw holes for mounting. The reverse is impressed "D173½". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Two other longer and matching fingerplates may well be available ref code: FP265.

8.25" x 3".

 
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Price: 65.00


Embossed Brass Fingerplate FP245



Embossed Brass Fingerplate FP243
Embossed Brass Fingerplate FP243
Original, quality late 19th century pressed brass door fingerplate with a very detailed embossed design of classical urns with mythical fish, griffons and acanthus leaves. This super example has six screw holes for mounting, has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

11.5" x 3.25".

 
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Price: 115.00


Pierced Brass Fingerplate FP242
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass door fingerplate with a pierced design of acanthus leaves and flowers with an open ropetwist border. This rectangular shaped fingerplate has rounded ends and a registration lozenge mark to the reverse for the year 1862. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

11" x 3.25".

 
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Price: 85.00


Pierced Brass Fingerplate FP242



Narrow Brass Fingerplate FP241
Narrow Brass Fingerplate FP241
Original, quality 1920's continental sheet brass door fingerplate with "Crown" pierced designs to each end and four screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Another single matching but smaller fingerplate may well be available ref code: FP240.

12" x 2 3/8".

 
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Price: 45.00


Narrow Brass Fingerplate FP240
Original, quality 1920's continental sheet brass door fingerplate with "Crown" pierced designs to each end and four screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. A run of matching but larger fingerplates may well be available ref code: FP241.

12" x 2".

 
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Price: 45.00


Narrow Brass Fingerplate FP240



Narrow Brass Fingerplate FP239
Narrow Brass Fingerplate FP239
Original, quality 1920's continental sheet brass door fingerplate with pierced designs to each end and four screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

12" x 2".

 
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Price: 45.00


Copper Art Nouveau Fingerplate, 8 available FP238
Original, quality longer than standard circa 1900, copper door fingerplate with a serious Arts Nouveau embossed design in deep relief. This super example is rectangular shaped with serpentine ends and six screw holes for mounting. The have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Minor dents around the screw holes otherwise complete and in good order.

13" x 3" x 0.25" front to back.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 135.00


Copper Art Nouveau Fingerplate, 8 available FP238



Original Finish Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP234
Original Finish Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP234
Original, quality well embossed brass fingerplate with six screw holes for mounting and a detailed picture of an urn with flowers and leaves bursting upwards and the registation number for the year 1912. All is in the original unpolished finish, has been washed and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

11" x 2.7/8".

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Price: 85.00


Pink Brass Fingerplate FP229
Original, quality circa 1900, pink brass fingerplate with serpentine shaped ends and a cushioned centre. This example has six screw holes for mounting, has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

12" x 3".

 
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Price: 38.00


Pink Brass Fingerplate FP229



Brass Fingerplate, 3 matching available FP222
Brass Fingerplate, 3 matching available FP222
Original, quality 1920's plain sheet brass fingerplate with a rolled over outer rim, solf corners and four screw holes for mounting. Originally nickel plated but now polished back to brass. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

11.5" x 2.75".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00


Embossed Brass Fingerplates, 4 small available FP221
Original, quality near unused 1920's very detailed embossed brass door fingerplates. This design has a lattice background within a border, with acanthus leaf forms top and bottom. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in superb condition.

Small 8" x 3".

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Price: 65.00


Embossed Brass Fingerplates, 4 small available FP221



Bronzed Tin Fingerplate FP218
Bronzed Tin Fingerplate FP218
Original, quality unused 1920's pressed tin fingerplate in the original 'bronzed' oxidised finish with a three recessed panel design. All is near mint condition, with four screw holes for mounting and finished with a coat of clear lacquer. Complete and in good order.

10.75" x 2.75".

 
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Price: 36.00


Pressed Brass Fingerplate FP215
Original, quality near mint condition pressed brass fingerplate circa 1900, with superb detail in relief of a pair of mythical birds resembling 'Dodos' and vases of flowers, bowls of fruit and a bearded head to the centre. A most interesting fingerplate with six screw holes for mounting and polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

9.75" x 3".

 
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Price: 115.00


Pressed Brass Fingerplate FP215



Pair of Chromed and Pierced Fingerplates FP207
Pair of Chromed and Pierced Fingerplates FP207
Pair of original, quality, fretted chrome on brass heavy and decorative door fingerplates, circa 1900. These superb examples are rectangular with shaped ends and the pierced design has a vase form with flowers and vines. Each end has a solid circular section with a star motif which unscrews to reveal the pair of countersunk screw holes for mounting. All has been polished and complete and in good and working order.

11" x 3.5".

 
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Price: 300.00


Brass Door Fingerplate, 4 matching available FP203
Original, quality 1920's, rectangular shaped, bow ended brass fingerplate with six screw holes for mounting and a pressed design of flowers and leaves with a decorative border. Polished and lacquered, alhough the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, complete and in good order.

11" x 3".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Door Fingerplate, 4 matching available FP203



Art Deco Chromed Fingerplate FP189
Art Deco Chromed Fingerplate FP189
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, larger than average, chrome on cast brass door fingerplate in a serious Art Deco style. This example has four countersunk screw holes for mounting, a few minor surface scratches and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A superb example, complete and in good order.

15" x 2.75".

 
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Price: 75.00


Brass Fingerplate FP164
Original, quality 1920's, brass door fingerplate, with a wide border of sunburst designs in relief. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

11" x 3".

 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Fingerplate FP164



Elsleys Brass Fingerplates, 10 available FP174
Elsleys Brass Fingerplates, 10 available FP174
Original, quality, late 19th century, engraved brass door fingerplates. Impressed "Elsley's" to the reverse for the manufacturer and embossed to the front with the registration number for the year 1888. These shaped fingerplates each have four screw holes for mounting and super engraved designs of acanthus leaves on a the central larger panel and short panels beneath and above. A truely serious Arts and Crafts design by this known maker and what a run! Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 4 are marked "Elsley's" and with the registration number, but 7 are not.

10.75" x 3.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 68.00


Short Ribbed Brass Fingerplate FP152
Original, quality 1920's, ribbed pressed brass door fingerplate of the short version, with four screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

7.5" x 3".

 
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Price: 23.00


Short Ribbed Brass Fingerplate FP152



Fretwork Brass Fingerplate FP83
Fretwork Brass Fingerplate FP83
Original, quality, 1920's, open fretwork cast brass door fingerplate with a Gothic arch cut out design to the upper half and rectangular cut outs to the lower and small pin holes to each corner for mounting. This example may well have been the inner panel of something larger, but never the less, still ideal. Has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order.

7.5" x 3".

 
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Price: 34.00

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