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Brass and Iron Childs Cot BB19
Brass and Iron Childs Cot BB19
Original, quality, late 19th century, child's cot which will dismantle into five panels. This superb example has a wrought iron frame with cast iron mounts, brass top rails and decorative brass mounts, knobs and top collars. The ironwork has been professionally sand blasted and stove enamelled white and the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. One brass rail is a replacement cut to suit. The original castors, in cast iron with ceramic wheels, have been retained and all is complete and in good order. For safety's sake it would be advisable for an inner bumper protection to be fitted if it is required to be used as a cot. This would also make a super feature as a jardiniere in the hall or landing, a small sofa with one side panel removed or a small single bed with both the side panels taken out, so many uses. Some minor chips to the paintwork, some minor dents to the brass, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

Set up 48" x 24" plus 37.5" tall including knobs.

Will take mattress size 45.5" x 22.5".

 
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Price: 350.00


Book Press on Stand BP12
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron book press with brass mounts, mounted on an original "Birch" bookpress stand of a similar age. The bookpress has been fully overhauled, cleaned and waxed and retains much of the original black paint. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The two drawer stand with the original turned knobs has a lock and key to the top drawer and all has been cleaned and waxed. The press has an old transfer label to the front. Some repairs have been made to the base of one leg and all otherwise is complete and in good and working order.

Press 12.5" tall x 16" x 10".

Stand 28.5" tall x 23" x 14.25".

Bed 12" x 10".

 
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Price: 600.00


Book Press on Stand BP12



Small Folding Bookstand BS9
Small Folding Bookstand BS9
Original, quality circa 1900, smaller than average adjustable folding bookstand made in olivewood. This clean example, with no wear on the slide, has a three letter monogramme in brass on each upstand. A most unusual size. Complete and in good and working order.

Folded flat for travelling 8" x 4" x 1".

With ends up 4" tall.

Fully extended 12.5".

 
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Price: 56.00


Carved Walnut Folding Book Stand BS8
Original, quality late 19th cenutry carved walnut folding bookrack with coats of arms carved to each end plate. The underside has an old paper label detailing "Pulborough School of Carving" and "Carved by William Wright Jan 1883". Complete and in good and working order.

Folded down 20" x 6" x 1".

8.25" tall when up.

 
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Price: 165.00


Carved Walnut Folding Book Stand BS8



Pitch Pine Pulpit CP1
Pitch Pine Pulpit CP1
Original, quality late 19th century Pitch Pine Church Pulpit later painted in white gloss paint. Although this is in several pieces at present, it is complete and in good order. The pictures show the pulpit when in situ in the The Duchess of Somerset's Hospital Chapel in the village of Froxfield in Wiltshire and also after we dismantled it for removal. Pitch Pine a is superbly grained hardwood often used in church woodwork and church interior fittings. Complete and in good order.

77" tall.

Top 49" wide x 49" front to back.

Eight sided base at ground level 27" x 27" plus stair section.

 
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Price: 1,150.00


Oak & Elm Small Stool F375
Original, quality late 19th century small rectangular shaped stool with a good thick elm top mounted on a turned oak legs. All in the old polished finish with a great colour. Good and sturdy and complete and in good and working order

Top 10" x 6.5" x 1.25".

Total height 8.25".

Spread legs 11.5" x 8".

 
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Price: 156.00


Oak & Elm Small Stool F375



3 Section Stacking Glazed Oak Bookcase F374
3 Section Stacking Glazed Oak Bookcase F374
Original, quality 1920's / 30's three-tier stacking bookcase in the "Globe Wernick Style". This example in a honey-coloured oak will dismantle in five sections to ease moving, the top, three glazed tiers and the plinth. This all original item has oak veneered backboards and top boards and solid oak framed glazed doors and sides. A good clean example. Complete and in good and working order.

Total 48" tall x 34" x 14" front to back at top base.

 
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Price: 485.00


Floor Standing Hat and Coat Stand F372
Original, quality 1940's / 50's floor standing hat and coat stand of simple but efficient design. The square stem made of teak has four cast brass hat and coat hooks to the top and is mounted at the base with four shaped legs. The woodwork has been refinished and the old brass coat hooks have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is very sturdy and complete and in good and working order.

70.5" tall.

Stem 1.75" square.

Spread of feet 24" diam.

 
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Price: 300.00


Floor Standing Hat and Coat Stand F372



Elm Stool F354
Elm Stool F354
Original, quality late 19th century stool with an oval shaped top in elm and turned legs and stretchers also in elm. A good sturdy stool. Complete and in good and working order.

Seat 13" x 9.75" x 1 1/8".

Total 21.25" tall.

Spread of feet at floor 15" x 12.5".

 
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Price: 115.00


Cast Iron Hallstand F350
Original, quality 19th century, stunning cast iron hallstand with seven cast iron hat or coat pegs, a central vertical mirror to the back, a shaped marble slab over a small pullout drawer with two umbrella sections left and right and a central column below, between the two corner shaped lift out cast iron drip trays. The tall back has four oval cameos in relief each with a farmer in different seasons, 1. Tithing the soil. 2. Sowing the seed. 3. Harvesting the crop. 4. Flailing the ears of wheat. The fretted panels between are detailed in relief with holly leaves and berries to the right and ivy leaves to the left. The drawer to the centre has the original wooden tray with a cast iron drawer front, again detailed in ivy leaves and the umbrella rails to each side and the main plinth to the floor are decorated with ivy leaves and berries in a "Greek Key Pattern" style. More and more can be described in great detail but needless to say, this hallstand is one of the best I have seen. All has been cleaned and lacquer finished, some good repairs have been made, the original mirror has a few blemishes but could be changed on request and one knob to the corner drip trays was missing and has a replacement made to suit copied from the other original. The reverse has a registration lozenge mark in relief for the year 1870 and all is complete and in good and working order. A serious piece of kit for it needs to be transported in sections, which will bolt together.

81.25" tall.

40" widest at floor.

18" front to back at the centre on the floor.

 
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Price: 4,000.00


Cast Iron Hallstand F350



Beech and Elm Kitchen Chair F319
Beech and Elm Kitchen Chair F319
Original, quality late 19th century beech and elm kitchen chair of an unusual form. The circular seat, legs, top rail and two spindles in the back are elm and the rest is beech all in the original colour and finish. A good firm chair. Complete and in good order.

34.5" tall at back.

18" to top of seat board.

18.5" top rail.

Total 20" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00


4 Drawer Mahogany Music Cabinet F291
Original, quality 1930's four drawer mahogany cabinet for sheet music. This super example has patent drawers with fall down fronts, typical for a sheet music cabinet. We have fixed these drawer fronts with an extra screw and they now operate easily and more usefully as near normal pull out drawers and offer the added benefit as a filing cabinet or a bedside cabinet. The whole has the appearance of a chest on a stand, although it is all in one. It has retained the original pressed tin drop handles with the registration number for the year 1931, the maker's ivorine label for " Fyne Ladye Regd" and the drop down drawer fronts mechanism impressed "Stones Patent". The mahogany has been cleaned and waxed and now all is complete and in good and working order.

30.5" tall x 19.5" x 15.25" front to back.

Each drawer interior 15.5" wide.

13" front to back plus 3.25" deep.

 
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Price: 185.00


4 Drawer Mahogany Music Cabinet F291

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