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Holdfast Boots and Shoes Bentwood Chair A63
Holdfast Boots and Shoes Bentwood Chair A63
Original, quality 1920's, Bentwood chair for use by customers in a retail shop. This chair is in the original finish and has embossed detail to the backrail "Agent for the Holdfast brand boots and shoes", "EWP and Co trademark" and with a knotted rope logo. The seat panel is also embosssed with a pattern and the underside has retained the original paper label for the maker of the chair Thonet. A very hard to find advertising chair, complete and in super condition.

35" tall at back.

19" tall to top of seat.

16" wide.

17.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 365.00


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


Brass and Iron Childs Cot BB19



Book Press on Stand BP12
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: 750.00


Cast Iron Book Press on Stand BP11
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron book press with brass mounts, mounted on an original pine bookpress stand of a similar age. The bookpress has been fully overhauled, cleaned and repainted black and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The two drawer stand has been cleaned and waxed and fitted with a pair of late 19th century pierced cast iron drawer pulls. The press has a brass makers' plate detailing "Manufactured by J & E Ratcliff" and all is complete and in good and working order.

Pine stand 28.5" tall x 22" x 15".

Bookpress 16.5" wide x 10" x 9.5" tall with a 10" x 12" bed.

 
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Price: 750.00


Cast Iron Book Press on Stand BP11



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: 85.00


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: 230.00


Carved Walnut Folding Book Stand BS8



Butterfly Cabinet with 24 Drawer CC5
Butterfly Cabinet with 24 Drawer CC5
Original, quality late 19th century 24 drawer entomology cabinet in mahogany. The drawers are in original finish pine throughout with a pair of mahogany knobs to each, re-papered cork bases and provision for a drop in glazed panel. Some glass is included, most is absent, but can be supplied if required. The doors have a lock with two keys, the mahogany veneered top has a split to the front and the side is showing signs of a pair of handles that have been removed. This cabinet is far too heavy to be carried with side handles. Otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

Cabinet top and base 44.5" x 15.25" front to back

Body 43" wide x 36"tall x 14.5" front to back

Each drawer 20.5" x 12" x 2" tall

Each drawer 1.5" deep inside excluding glass

 
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Price: 950.00


Set of 4 Beech and Elm Slat Back Chairs F344
Original, quality set of four matching late 19th century beech and elm slat back dining chairs with turned legs and stretchers in beech and seats in elm. These four matching chairs, in the original finish, have spent their life together from new and are in super condition and complete.

35" tall at back x 18" tall at seat front.

Feet on ground 17.5" front to back.

17" side to side.

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 450.00


Set of 4 Beech and Elm Slat Back Chairs F344



Mahogany Unusual Buffet / Dumb Waiter F343
Mahogany Unusual Buffet / Dumb Waiter F343
Original, quality mid to late 19th century, all mahogany buffet / dumb waiter side unit. Each shelf has a shaped gallery to three sides and bevelled edges. The four columns are reeded and all stands on four bun feet. A most unusual layout of shelves, all original, with a good grain and colour and complete and in good and working order.

50.5" tall x 48" x12" front to back.

Height between each shelf 4.5", 16" and 16".

 
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Price: 650.00


Burr Walnut Whatnot F341
Original, quality superb late 19th century 3 tier burr walnut whatnot, with a drawer to the base and recessed castors within decorated bun feet. The four uprights each have carved acanthus leaf decorations above each tier and the top tier has a superb carved decoration around the rim. All is of outstanding quality and condition and is complete and in good and working order. Not a makers name in sight.

37.5" tall x 26.5" and x 18.25"

 
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Price: 650.00


Burr Walnut Whatnot F341



Walnut Sewing Workbox F340
Walnut Sewing Workbox F340
Original, quality 1930s continental walnut sewing work box with a lift up hinged lid to the top with a lift out tray, two drawers to the lower section with dividers, all standing on four cabriole legs. The top lid has a lock with a key and all is complete and in good and working order. A very clean example.

19" x 14" x 24" tall.

 
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Price: 265.00


Apothecary Cabinet with 33 Drawers F339
Original, quality late 19th century chemist shop run of 33 mahogany fronted drawers taken from a larger run of drawers and re-covered in mahogany top, plinth and sides. Each drawer has the original moulded clear glass knob (all matching), a mahogany front and original pine to the sides, floor and back, no plywood to be seen. Complete and in good and working order.

Top 60" x 10.25"

Base 60" x 10.25"

Body 59" x 9.25"

28 x drawers 7.75" x 4.75" x 8.5" front to back

5 x drawers 11" x 6.75" x 8.5" front to back

 
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Price: 2,000.00


Apothecary Cabinet with 33 Drawers F339



Inlaid Mahogany Cabinet F337
Inlaid Mahogany Cabinet F337
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's tall and shallow inlaid mahogany three door cupboard on large mahogany ball and claw feet. The doors give access to each section, two with a shelf and both shelves have neat holes, we think this cabinet may well have been fitted with a radio or similar. All is in super condition, otherwise complete and in good order.

53.75" tall x top 23.5" wide.

14" front to back.

 
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Price: 300.00


Huge Cabinet of Drawers F335
Original, quality late 19th century huge fitted shop counter / chest of twenty-four deep drawers, all in top quality pine. The top was badly marked and has been cleaned back and refinished leaving a golden brown colour and the front, back and sides are all in the original finish with all the original brass label frames and turned wooden knobs. The drawers are 21" deep and each a have fixed central divider. A good heavy quality chest of drawers of unusual proportions in wonderful condition.

51" x 27".

48.5" tall.

 
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Price: 2,300.00


Huge Cabinet of Drawers F335



8 Drawer Plan Chest F330
8 Drawer Plan Chest F330
Original, quality 1930's / 40's large oak finished, plan chest with eight drawers fitted with the original oak handles and all in the original finish. The main frame and drawer fronts are in solid honey coloured oak, the top and sides are oak veneered and the drawer bottoms are in ply. Some minor scuffs to the finish, some old repairs to the sides and all is complete and in good and working order, but remember this cabinet is all in one, so body is one piece plus the drawers, is as much as it will ease the removal.

Cabinet top 45" x 34".

Body 44" x 33".

Each drawer inner 40.25" x 30.25" x 4".

 
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Price: 685.00


Tall Beech and Elm Stool F327
Original, quality pre-war dark stained tall stool with beech legs and stretchers and an oval elm seat. A sturdy stool and complete and in good and working order.

24.5" tall.

Seat 14" x 10" x 1.25".

Spread of legs at floor 15.5" x 12".

 
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Price: 115.00


Tall Beech and Elm Stool F327



Tall Beech and Elm Stool F326
Tall Beech and Elm Stool F326
Original, quality 1920's tall stool with beech legs and stretchers and an oval elm seat with a cut out handhold. A good clean and sturdy example, complete and in good and working order.

26.5" tall.

Seat 14.5" x 10.5" x 1.25".

Spread of legs at floor 16.5" x 14".

 
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Price: 135.00


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: 135.00


Beech and Elm Kitchen Chair F319



Lloyd Loom Linen Basket F313
Lloyd Loom Linen Basket F313
Original, quality 1940's Lloyd Loom Linen basket in the original pink colour. This unusual model with a drop flap to the front is the first we have seen. A very clean example in super condition and complete and with an ivorine label to the back of the flap detailing "Lloyd Loom Lusty Product".

22" tall.

18" x 12" front to back.

Body 15.5" x 10".

 
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Price: 115.00


Blacksmith made Wrought Iron Stand / Coffee Table F310
Original, quality late 18th or early 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron base with a heavy sheet iron plate, would make a good coffee table as is. One pair of uprights have small ball finials and the other pair has a curled over design and the front of the uprights have several holes where originally rivets were fitted. Not cleaned, but very heavy and in good order.

Total height 24" x 43" x 24.5".

Height of flatbed 13.5".

 
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Price: 200.00


Blacksmith made Wrought Iron Stand / Coffee Table F310



4 Drawer Mahogany Music Cabinet F291
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: 230.00


Victory Cast Iron Pub Table GB17
Original, quality, circa 1900, circular cast iron pub table base with three legs and an undershelf. Each leg has a central figure of an angel and the three joining plates to the top section are embossed with 'Victory' within a shield form. These tables were manufactured to commemorate the end of the Boer War in 1902. This example is in the old red oxide paintwork awaiting a top to finish, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

29.5" tall.

Top diam 22".

24" spread of feet.

 
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Price: 400.00


Victory Cast Iron Pub Table GB17



Victory Cast Iron Pub Table GB16
Victory Cast Iron Pub Table GB16
Original, quality, circa 1900, circular cast iron pub table base with three legs and an undershelf. Each leg has a central figure of an angel and the three joining plates to the top section are embossed with 'Victory' within a shield form. These tables were manufactured to commemorate the end of the Boer War in 1902. This example is in old black paint awaiting a top to finish, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

29.5" tall.

Top diam 22".

24" spread of feet.

 
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Price: 400.00


Oak and Fruitwood Smokers Cabinet SA29
Original, quality 1920's / 30's smoker's cabinet with the appearance of a miniature two door safe. The pair of oak doors open to reveal three drawers in fruitwood and a double rack capable of holding eight pipes. A useful collector's cabinet in the original finish and in super condition.

12.75" tall x 13.5".

8.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 125.00


Oak and Fruitwood Smokers Cabinet SA29

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