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WT&S Wall Mounted Dinner Gong G162
WT&S Wall Mounted Dinner Gong G162
Original, quality 1920's wall mounted brass dinner gong, with a rectangular shaped brass gong with impressed detail and a cast brass bracket mounted on the original oak backboard with the hammer mounted below. The reverse of the oak backboard is impressed with the sun logo and "WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son of Birmingham'. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order with a good tone.

Total length on wall including hammer 19".

Backboard 13.5" x 5.25".

Gong 7" x 5" x 0.75".

Hammer 8.25".

 
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Price: 156.00


WT&S Wall Mounted Dinner Gong G161
Original, quality late 19th century brass wall mounted dinner gong with a cast brass decorated bracket mounted on the original medium coloured oak backboard with a large hammered finish circular brass gong and the original oak shafted beater. The bracket has acanthus leaf forms and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

25" total length on wall plus 12.5" front to back.

Oak backplate 12.25" x 5".

Gong 12.25" diam x 2.25".

Hammer 13.5" long.

 
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Price: 385.00


WT&S Wall Mounted Dinner Gong G161



WT&S Brass Dinner Gong G160
WT&S Brass Dinner Gong G160
Original, quality late 19th century brass table dinner gong with a decorative cast brass stand with a circular brass gong suspended within, all on a pierced brass plinth with supports for the gong hammer. A replacement oak base has been fitted and the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The underside of the plinth is impressed with the sun logo and "WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son of Birmingham'. The gong hammer has a light oak stem matching the base of the stand and the gong frame has acanthus leaf and floral decoration in great detail and a winged cherub or imp to the top. A most unusual table gong, the first we have seen of this model.

17" tall.

Base 13.5" x 7.5".

Gong 6.75" diam x 1".

Hammer 11".

 
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Price: 350.00


WT&S Wall Mounted Brass Dinner Gong G153
Original, quality late 19th century, superb cast brass on oak, wall mounted dinner gong. This exceptional example, manufactured by William Tonks and Son of Birmingham, must have been one their most detailed dinner gongs of all for the cast brass bracket is primarily a mythical horse with wings and a dragon's tail supporting the mount to hold the gong fashioned as two serpents and the back mount has a mythical bird or reptile head. All is mounted on the original honey coloured oak rectangular backboard with a forked hook to the lower edge to hold the beater. The circular brass gong has a textured finish and a logo "Burmese" and the backboard has a brass wall hanging plate marked "WT&S" with the sun logo. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order with a good tone and resonance.

Backboard 15" x 7".

Gong 10" x 1.5".

Total drop 23".

Hammer 9.5" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 385.00


WT&S Wall Mounted Brass Dinner Gong G153



Brass Dinner Gong G146
Brass Dinner Gong G146
Original, quality late 19th century circular brass dinner gong suspended within a super cast brass frame with a 'rising sun' of acanthus leaves top mount and acanthus leaf covered columns. The rectangular shaped base has two supports for the replacement gong beater made to suit, and the gong has a textured finish. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order with a good tone and resonance.

14" tall x 14" widest.

Plinth 13.5" x 3.5".

Gong 8.25" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 365.00


Floor Standing Dinner Gong G144
Original, quality late 19th century rectangular shaped brass dinner gong suspended in the original honey coloured oak floor standing frame. This frame is most unusual with a pierced fretted design to the cross rails above and below the gong. The gong is also not the normal circular shape and is stamped to the front with the trade mark 'Burmese', all is English though. The old beater included is of a similar age to the stand and gong. All is complete and in good and working order with a good tone and resonance.

Gong 14.5" x 18" x 2.5".

Beater 11.5" x 2".

Frame 43" x 25".

16" front to back at floor.

 
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Price: 385.00


Floor Standing Dinner Gong G144



Cow Horn Dinner Gong G136
Cow Horn Dinner Gong G136
Original, quality large late 19th century, table dinner gong, with a pair of polished cow horns forming an arch, with a circular brass gong suspended between. All is mounted on a honey coloured oval oak plinth, with the hammer on stands to the front. The mounts are in nickel, with an oval plaque beneath the hammer for engraving if desired. The brass and nickel has all been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. A super looking gong with a great tone and resonance.

16" total tall.

Plinth 15" x 7.5".

 
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Price: 385.00



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