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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



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, 6 available FP241
Narrow Brass Fingerplate, 6 available 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. 12" x 2 3/8". Another single matching but smaller fingerplate may well be available ref code: FP240. Price is for each. 
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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. 12" x 2". A run of matching but larger fingerplates may well be available ref code: FP241. 
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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, 10 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, 10 available FP238



Pressed Tin Fingerplate, 2 available FP237
Pressed Tin Fingerplate, 2 available FP237
Original, quality 1920's pressed tin door fingerplate with an embossed Art Nouveau design of a sailing boat with a billowing sail. Some traces of the original "bronzed" finish, four screw holes for mounting and complete and in good order. 9.75" x 2 7/8". Price is for each. 
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Price: 56.00


Embossed Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP236
Original, quality 19th century embossed brass fingerplate with a very detailed decoration of a pair of mythical phoenix birds, acanthus leaves, flaming torches and much more. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in super condition. Price is for each. 
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Price: 115.00


Embossed Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP236



Run of Brass Fingerplates, 8 available FP235
Run of Brass Fingerplates, 8 available FP235
Original, quality late 19th century brass fingerplates. This example is plain, with six screw holes for mounting and has a punched decoration around the outer edges in the form of a sunburst. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 12" x 2.75". Price is for each. 
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Price: 45.00


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". Price is for each. 
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Price: 85.00


Original Finish Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP234



Narrow Brass Fingerplate FP230
Narrow Brass Fingerplate FP230
Original, quality 1920's narrow sheet brass fingerplates, probably continental. These super examples have decorative cut out ends and six small screw / pin holes to each. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 13" x 1.75".  
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Price: 45.00


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



Pair of Arts and Crafts Copper Fingerplates FP223
Pair of Arts and Crafts Copper Fingerplates FP223
Original, quality pair of, circa 1900 , copper fingerplates in a hammered finish and in the Arts and Crafts style with shaped ends and an embossed design to the centre. Each fingerplate has four screw holes for mounting and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Originally nickel plated and still showing some around the relief. Complete and in good order. 12" x 3". Price is for the pair. 
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Price: 135.00


Brass Fingerplate, 5 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


Brass Fingerplate, 5 matching available FP222



Embossed Brass Fingerplates, 4 small available FP221
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". Price is for each. Matching door handles may well be available reference code DH580.  
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Price: 65.00


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


Bronzed Tin Fingerplate FP218



Pressed Brass Fingerplate FP215
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


Pierced Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP212
Original, quality late 19th century rectangular shaped brass fingerplate of a most unusual design. This example has a pierced Art and Crafts design to the centre and four countersunk screw holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 12" x 2.75". Price is for each.  
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Price: 85.00


Pierced Brass Fingerplate, 2 available FP212



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



Pair of Brass Fingerplates   FP199
Pair of Brass Fingerplates FP199
Pair of original, quality 1920's / 30's, thick cast pink brass fingerplates with rounded ends and five countersunk screw holes to each for mounting. The reverse is impressed for the manufacturer "W and R Leggett Ltd", all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer maybe removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good order. 15" x 2.5". Price is for the pair. Matching door pulls may well be available, reference code DP388. 
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Price: 135.00


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


Art Deco Chromed Fingerplate FP189



Pressed Brass Fingerplate FP186
Pressed Brass Fingerplate FP186
Original, quality, pressed brass door fingerplate in deep relief, circa 1880 / 1900, in a serious Art Nouveau style. This decorative example has four screw holes for mounting and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 9.25" x 3".  
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Price: 45.00


Elsleys Brass Fingerplates, 13 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. 6 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


Elsleys Brass Fingerplates, 13 available FP174



Brass Fingerplate FP164
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


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



Pair of Large Nickel Plated Fingerplates FP121
Pair of Large Nickel Plated Fingerplates FP121
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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Price: 85.00


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


Fretwork Brass Fingerplate FP83

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