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Brass Crimping Machine L263
Brass Crimping Machine L263
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron crimping machine with ribbed brass rollers, a turned fruitwood winding handle, two replacement heating rods made to suit and all mounted on an old oak plank. These were used for crimping the housemaid's collars and cuffs and similar. This example works amazingly well. All has been cleaned, the ironwork waxed and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

Machine 7.5" tall x 12.5" wide including handle.

6.5" front to back.

Plank only 10" x 7.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 450.00


Brass Crimping Machine L262
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron crimping machine with ribbed brass rollers, a turned fruitwood winding handle, two replacement heating rods made to suit and all mounted on an old wooden block. These were used for crimping the housemaid's collars and cuffs and similar. This example works amazingly well. All has been cleaned, the ironwork waxed and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

Machine 8" tall x 12.5" wide including handle.

6.5" front to back.

Block only 6.5" x 10.5" x 3" tall.

 
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Price: 450.00


Brass Crimping Machine L262



Davids Enamelled Electric Iron L261
Davids Enamelled Electric Iron L261
Original, quality 1930's / 40's electric smoothing iron with a green flecked enamelled cover to the cast iron body and a turned wooden handle. The brass makers' plate details "Made in England David" and with a patent number. Cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in good order.

7.5" x 3.75".

4.25" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00


Bless and Drake US Laundry Iron L259
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron Mrs Potts type cast iron smoothing iron with a lift off wooden handle. This unusual example is embossed to the elliptical shaped body for the manufacturer "Bless & Drake, Newark N.J" USA. The 'D' shaped wooden handle has a severe burn to one side but all is complete and in good order otherwise and has been cleaned and lacquered.

Body 6.5" x 3.5" x 2.25" tall.

Total height 5.5".

 
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Price: 125.00


Bless and Drake US Laundry Iron L259



Kenrick Box Iron with Slug L256
Kenrick Box Iron with Slug L256
Original, quality mid to late 19th century cast iron box iron with the original turned fruitwood handle, lift up gate to the rear and cast iron slug for heating the iron. This smaller example is embossed "Kenrick" to the inside for the maker A. Kenrick & Sons of West Bromwich. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Body 4" x 3" x 1.75" tall.

Total 5.25" tall.

 
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Price: 156.00


GLC Enamelled Gas Iron L255
Original, quality 1920's / 30's enamelled gas iron with a cast iron sole chrome plated and a black finished turned wooden handgrip. The enamel body cover is in pale blue and all is in superb condition. The manufacturer's plates beneath the handle details "GLC" for the "Gas Light & Coke Comp" and A Kenrick & Sons Ltd. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order.

9" x 4" x 6" tallest.

 
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Price: 85.00


GLC Enamelled Gas Iron L255



Cast Iron Billiard Table Iron L254
Cast Iron Billiard Table Iron L254
Original, quality late 19th century heavy cast iron rectangular shaped billiard table iron with the original tin sleeve. These were used to iron the green baize on the billiard table. The iron was heated on the stove and placed in the clean sleeve for use. This smaller than average example has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

Body 7.75" x 4.25" x 1".

Total with sleeve 8.5" x5" x 5".

 
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Price: 75.00


Thurston Cast Iron Billiard Table Iron L253
Original, quality late 19th century heavy cast iron rectangular shaped billiard table iron with the original tin sleeve. These were used to iron the green baize on the billiard table. The iron was heated on the stove and placed in the clean sleeve for use. This example is embossed for the Billiard table manufacturer "Thurston & Co London". All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

Body 10" x 5" x 1.5".

Total with sleeve 11" x 5.25". 6" tall.

 
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Price: 115.00


Thurston Cast Iron Billiard Table Iron L253



Cast Iron Box Iron with Slug L252
Cast Iron Box Iron with Slug L252
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's cast iron box iron with the original turned fruitwood handle, lift up gate to the rear and cast iron slug for heating the iron. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Body 6.25" x 4.25" x 2.5".

Total including handle 6.25" tall.

 
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Price: 115.00


Cast Iron Box Iron with Slug L251
Original, quality mid to late 19th century cast iron box iron with the original turned fruitwood handle, lift up gate to the rear and cast iron slug for heating the iron. An above average example with a monkey tail grip to the top arm of the gate. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Body 5.75" x 3.75" x 2.5" tall.

Total including handle 6" tall.

 
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Price: 156.00


Cast Iron Box Iron with Slug L251



Padmore and Son Cast Iron Billiard Table Iron L250
Padmore and Son Cast Iron Billiard Table Iron L250
Original, quality late 19th century heavy cast iron rectangular shaped Billiard Table Iron for Ironing the green beize. This example has been cleaned and repainted black and is embossed to the upper surface of the body "Tho's Padmore & Sons, Billiard Works Birmingham". Complete and in good and working order.

Body 10.25" x 4.75" x 1.5".

Total including handle 6" tall.

 
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Price: 85.00


Dalli Charcoal Box Iron L249
Original, quality Dalli cast iron charcoal box iron patented in Germany circa 1900 / 1920 for the European Market. This model was fired by special compacted charcoal. This example has an old replacement wooden handle fitted with brass hexagonal dome needed nuts and is missing the turned wooden knob to the locking lever, otherwise complete and in good order.

8.5" x 4" x 7.5" tall.

 
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Price: 85.00


Dalli Charcoal Box Iron L249



Kenrick No 1 Convex Iron L245
Kenrick No 1 Convex Iron L245
Original, quality cast iron polishing iron circa 1900, with a convex sole and used to iron washed and starched items such as Gents collars, cuffs and dickie shirt fronts. This example with a tubular handle is embossed "AK& Sons" for the manufacturer A Kenrick & Sons of West Bromwich and '1' for the size. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order.

Body 4.25" x 2.75".

4" total height.

 
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Price: 45.00


Levine and Son Tailors Goose L244
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron tailors iron, known as a "goose" with a blacksmith made wrought iron handle with a twist to the centre. The upper side of the body is embossed "Levine & Son 28 Queenfield Street London E.I." and '12' for the size, cleaned, repainted black and complete and in good order.

8" x 2.75" x 3" tall.

Total height 7".

 
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Price: 56.00


Levine and Son Tailors Goose L244



Tailors Goose No 12 L243
Tailors Goose No 12 L243
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron tailors iron, known as a "goose" with a blacksmith made wrought iron handle with a twist to the centre. The upper side of the body is embossed '12' for the size. Cleaned and repainted black and complete and in good order.

Body 9.5" x 2.25" x 2.5".

Total height including handle 6.25".

 
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Price: 45.00


Carron 00 Flat Iron L241
Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped cast iron laundry iron with a blacksmith made wrought iron handle. This example embossed 'Carron' for the maker and '00' for the size. Has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order.

Body 3.75" x 2" x 0.75".

Total 3" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00


Carron 00 Flat Iron L241



Woodsetton '000000' Flat Iron L240
Woodsetton '000000' Flat Iron L240
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron flat iron of small proportions with the original blacksmith made wrought iron handle. The body is embossed "000000" for the size and "Woodsetton Works" for the manufacturer. A very unusual example. Cleaned and lacquered. Complete and in good order.

Body 3.25" x 2.25" x 0.75".

Total 3" tall.

 
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Price: 75.00


Brass and Iron Miniature Tally Iron with Poker L238
Original, quality late 19th century, very small, cast brass goffering iron with an 'S' shaped wrought iron stem a circular cast iron base and the original cast iron poker with a turned wooden grip. The poker tip is impressed '1' for the size and the wooden grip shows signs of woodworm. These were used to iron collars and cuffs and even earlier to iron large ruffs worn around the neck. Very unusual to find these irons with original pokers, the poker was heated in the fire and inserted in the barrel when required for use. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order.

3.5" tall.

Barrel 2.25" x 0.5".

Base 2 1/8" diam.

Poker total 11.5" long.

 
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Price: 230.00


Brass and Iron Miniature Tally Iron with Poker L238



Wm Bullock No 10 Tally Iron with Poker L237
Wm Bullock No 10 Tally Iron with Poker L237
Original, quality mid to late 19th century cast iron goffering or tally iron on an 'S' shaped stem, a circular cast iron plinth and the original cast iron poker with a wrought iron stem and turned wooden grip. The poker head, the cast iron barrel and the underside of the circular plinth are all impressed '10' for the size. The underside is of the plinth is also detailed for the manufacturer "Wm Bullock & Co". The wooden grip to the poker is showing signs of woodworm. These were used to iron collars and cuffs and even earlier to iron large ruffs worn around the neck. Very unusual to find these irons with original pokers, the poker was heated in the fire and inserted in the barrel when required for use. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order.

6.5" tall x barrel 1" x 4.75".

Plinth 4" diam.

Poker total 17" long.

 
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Price: 300.00


Cast Iron Tally Iron with Poker L236
Original, quality mid to late 19th century cast iron goffering or tally iron on a turned wrought iron stem, a circular cast iron plinth and the original cast iron poker with a wrought iron stem and turned wooden grip. The poker head is embossed '10' for the size, the wooden grip shows signs of woodworm and a good repair has been made to the edge of the circular base. These were used to iron collars and cuffs and even earlier to iron large ruffs worn around the neck. Very unusual to find these irons with original pokers, the poker was heated in the fire and inserted in the barrel when required for use. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order.

8" tall, barrel 5" x 1.5".

Plinth 5" diam.

Poker total 17.5" long.

 
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Price: 300.00


Cast Iron Tally Iron with Poker L236



Huge Brass and Iron Tally Iron L234
Huge Brass and Iron Tally Iron L234
Original, quality early to mid 19th century brass and iron tally or goffering iron with a huge brass body mounted on a cast iron tripod stand with a super curled tapered stem. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order, although the poker has long been gone.

9" tall.

Base 7" diam spread.

Barrel 7" x 1.5" exterior plus 1" interior.

 
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Price: 565.00


Salters No 1 Convex Iron L231
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron polishing iron with a convex sole and used to iron washed and starched items such as Gents collars, cuffs and dickie shirt fronts. This example with a tubular hand grip is embossed to the upper surface on the body "Salter, Sylvester's Patent No 1" for the manufacturer and the size. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

4" tall.

4.5" x 3".

 
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Price: 38.00


Salters No 1 Convex Iron L231



Kenrick No 3 Convex Iron L230
Kenrick No 3 Convex Iron L230
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron polishing iron with a convex sole and used to iron washed and starched items such as Gents collars, cuffs and dickie shirt fronts. This example with a tubular hand grip is embossed to the upper surface on the body "Kenrick 3" for the manufacturer's iron foundry A. Kenrick of West Bromwich and the size. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

4.5" tall x 5" x 3".

 
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Price: 45.00


Kenrick No1 Oval Iron L229
Original, quality late 19th century very clean oval shaped cast iron laundry iron with a tubular steel handle and embossed to the upper surface "AK & Sons" for the manufacturer A Kenrick & Sons of West Bromwich. Has been lacquered and complete and in good order.

Sole 3.5" x 1.75".

Total 2.75" tall.

 
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Price: 75.00


Kenrick No1 Oval Iron L229



Double Cast Iron and Brass Tally Iron L228
Double Cast Iron and Brass Tally Iron L228
Original, quality mid to 19th century goffering or tally iron with a decorated cast iron plinth, turned brass central stems and two different sized cast iron bullet shaped irons. All has been cleaned, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and although missing the heating pokers, all is complete and in good order otherwise.

11.5" tall x 7" widest.

Base 5.5" diam.

 
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Price: 565.00


No 11 Cast IronTally Iron L224
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron goffering or tally iron with a wrought iron 'S' shaped stem and a circular cast iron base. This clean example has '11' impressed to the underside the base and of the iron. The heating poker is missing, otherwise all is complete and in good order with remains of the original black paint to the base. Cleaned and lacquered.

6.75" tall.

Base 4" diam.

Iron body 5" long.

 
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Price: 38.00


No 11 Cast IronTally Iron L224



Egg Iron L221
Egg Iron L221
Original, quality late 19th century wrought iron egg shaped iron with rounded ends on a wrought iron stem and a turned ash shaft. This type of iron was used to finish odd shaped garments such as puff shoulders and sleeves and also a variety of hats. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

13.5" long in total.

Head only 2" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 65.00


Carron 'OO' Laundry Iron L219
Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped cast iron laundry iron with a blacksmith made wrought iron handle. This example embossed 'Carron' for the maker and '00' for the size. Has been cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order.

2.75" tall.

3.75" x 2.25" body.

 
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Price: 45.00


Carron 'OO' Laundry Iron L219



Hatters Iron for Felt Decoration L209
Hatters Iron for Felt Decoration L209
Original, quality 1920's two piece iron for pressing out leaves in felt for ladies hat decoration. This super example has cast iron leaf shaped iron, stamped for the maker "W. Bice" and mounted on the original turned beech handle, with a brass ferrule and the cast brass female part of the pressing mould, all with a super detail. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

8" long x 1.75" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 115.00


000 Sylvester Patent Flat Iron L201
Original, quality, late 19th century, small cast iron smoothing iron with a wrought iron handle. The body is detailed with "000" for the size and "Sylvester Patent". All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order. A most unusual size.

Sole 2.75" x 4.25".

Total height 3".

 
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Price: 45.00


000 Sylvester Patent Flat Iron L201



Cast Iron Tally Iron L198
Cast Iron Tally Iron L198
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron goffering or tally iron on a 'S' shaped wrought iron stem, all mounted on an eight sided cast iron plinth. The plinth is partly decorated to the upper and has "1" to the underside and all has been cleaned and lacquered. The heating poker is missing but otherwise all is in good order. These were used to iron collars and cuffs and earlier to iron out ruffs worn around the neck.

6.5" tall.

4.75" barrel length.

Inner diameter 0.75".

Base 4.25" plus 3".

 
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Price: 45.00


Salters 000 Flat Iron L195
Original, quality, late 19th century, small cast iron laundry flat iron with a wrought iron handle and embossed to the top of the body "000" for the size and "Salter" for the manufacturer. This example is not only small, but it is more pointed than the normal. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Body 4.25" x 2.75".

3.25" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00


Salters 000 Flat Iron L195



Salter No.2 Convex Iron L190
Salter No.2 Convex Iron L190
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron smoothing iron with a convex sole. Used to iron cold water starched items such as gents dickie fronts, collars and cuffs. This example is embossed "Silvesters Patent, Salters" and "2" for the size. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order.

4.25" tall.

3.25" wide.

4.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 36.00


Hot Cross Gas Iron L185
Original, quality, cast iron, gas iron, with a replacement turned wooden handle copied from the original and the original brass mount for the gas inlet. The top plate of the cast iron body is embossed with the Maltese Cross logo, "Hot Cross", "British Made", "Patent","1" for the size and with the registration number for the year 1904. All has been cleaned, lacquered and is complete and in good order.

Sole 5.5" x 3.5".

Total length 10" x 6.25" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00


Hot Cross Gas Iron L185



Box Iron L174
Box Iron L174
Original, quality, late 19th century, laundry iron, with a drop off body and a 'Mrs Potts' style wooden clip on / off 'D' shaped handle. The main body has the original grey silver painted top surface, is embossed with "2", the handles have the original grey / silver paint to the plate and the original lacquer to the wooden handle and knob. The top plate is also embossed with "FG" within a shield logo. This iron appears unused although there is a scorch mark to the wooden handle. Originally these were supplied with two bodies and one handle and one body would be heated on the stove when the other was in use.

Base 6.25" x 3.25".

Total 5" tall.

 
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Price: 65.00


Egg Shaped Iron L170
Original, quality 1920's, wrought iron, egg shaped iron, with a pointed ends mounted on a steel shaft and a tapered turned pear or apple wooden handle. This type of iron was used for finishing unusual shaped garments such as puff shoulders and sleeves and also a variety of hats. The wooden handle is tapered to fit in a stand if required, or was used in the hand . All has been cleaned, waxed and is complete and in good and working order. An unusual find today.

14.5" x 2.75" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 85.00


Egg Shaped Iron L170



Tailors Goose Iron L169
Tailors Goose Iron L169
Original, quality, late 19th century, wrought iron tailor's iron, referred to as a 'goose'. This very clean example has the standard pointed body, with a top handgrip in wrought iron with a rope twist to the centre. The front at the top is embossed "14" for the size. Cleaned, lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Sole 8.5" x 3".

Total 7.75" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00


Siddons Miniature No 2 Iron L133
Original, quality, late 19th century, superb, tiny, 'No 2' flat iron in cast iron and impressed in the casting 'No 2' and 'J & J Siddons' and to the handle 'Rd No 573' for the year 1884. This delightful miniature iron is in superb order and has been cleaned and lacquered.

Sole 2.75" x 1.75".

Total 2.25" tall.

3" long.

 
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Price: 56.00


Siddons Miniature No 2 Iron L133



Brass and Iron Miniature Tally Iron  L131
Brass and Iron Miniature Tally Iron L131
Original, quality, late 19th century, very small, cast brass goffering iron with a wrought iron neck and circular cast iron base. These were used to iron collars and cuffs, and earlier, used to iron ruffs worn around the neck. Lacking the heating poker, but otherwise all is complete and in good order.

Base 2 1/8" diameter.

3.5" high.

 
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Price: 56.00


W. Bullock No13 Tally Iron L126
Original, quality, 19th century, cast iron goffering iron with a wrought iron neck and circular cast iron base. These were used to iron collars and cuffs and earlier used to iron ruffs worn around the neck. The iron is impressed '13' for the size and 'W Bullock + Co' to the underside of the base. Sadly lacking the heating poker but otherwise complete and in good order, cleaned and lacquered.

Base 4.5".

8" tall.

Barrel 6" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 38.00


W. Bullock No13 Tally Iron L126



Various Flat Irons L84
Various Flat Irons L84
Many original quality, late 19th century and early 20th century, cast iron laundry flat irons of various makes and sizes, all cleaned and repainted and generally in good order.

5" to 6" long.

3" to 4" wide.

4" to 5" tall.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 20.00


Smoothie Portable Electric Iron L34
Original quality travelling electric iron in its original cardboard carton, with a brass plate for the maker 'Lucas Holden of Coventry' also detailing the registration number for the year 1947. Appears unused and complete and in good order.

Carton 6.25" x 3.25" x 2.5" tall.

 
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Price: 23.00


Smoothie Portable Electric Iron L34



Asta Meta Tablet Iron L29
Asta Meta Tablet Iron L29
Original quality, 1920's, chrome plated travelling iron in the original box. This iron would have been heated by using a 'meta' (methylated spirit) tablet, placed on a pan under the body with the iron turned upside down. Some burn marks to the lilac painted wooden grip and the box is rubbed at the corners, otherwise all is complete and in good order.

Box 6 1/8" x 3.75" x 2.5" tall.

Iron 5 5/8" x 2" x 3.25".

 
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Price: 30.00


Carron No.0 Iron L11
Original quality, 19th century, oval shaped small smoothing iron marked to the top of the body with (difficult to read) 'Carron' for the maker and 'O' for the size. Pitted all over but otherwise complete and in good order. Has been cleaned to the metal finish and lacquered.

Sole 4" x 2.25" x 3" tall.

 
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Price: 23.00


Carron No.0 Iron L11



Castle Laundry Letter Opener LO25
Castle Laundry Letter Opener LO25
Original, quality 1930's chromed letter opener impressed to the grip "Castle Laundry Ltd Bournemouth" and to the other both side a patent number and a registration number for the year 1933. Complete and in super condition.

9.25" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 38.00


Cast Iron Flat Iron Stand IS46
Original, quality 1920's cast iron laundry iron stand / trivot with a pierced floor, three feet and embossed "British" to the upper surface. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

6.75" x 4.5" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 36.00


Cast Iron Flat Iron Stand IS46



Wrought Iron Smoothing Iron Stand IS45
Wrought Iron Smoothing Iron Stand IS45
Original, quality late 19th century wrought iron trivEt for a smoothing iron. This example has a pierced heart shaped top plate with a loop handle and three turned feet. The first we have seen of this design. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

8.25" x 4.5".

1.25" tall.

 
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Price: 34.00


Heart Shaped Brass Iron Stand IS43
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass laundry iron stand (trivet) with three legs and an outer frame shape of a "Love Heart" with a smaller love heart within it. Most unusual. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

5.75" x 4.25".

1.25" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00


Heart Shaped Brass Iron Stand IS43



Brass Laundry Iron Stand IS41
Brass Laundry Iron Stand IS41
Original, quality late 19th century heavy sheet brass laundry iron stand / trivet with a pierced design of a heart, a hand grip to one end and three turned feet. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

9.25" x 4.5" x 1.25" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Iron Stand IS40
Original, quality late 19th century thick sheet brass laundry iron stand/trivet with a pierced detail of an unusual design with a pierced handgrip to the end and three turned brass legs. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

8.5" x 4.25".

1.5" tall.

 
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Price: 85.00


Brass Iron Stand IS40



Pair of Brass Iron Stands IS39
Pair of Brass Iron Stands IS39
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast pink brass laundry iron stands/trivets. These unusual examples eaach have a pierced decoration 'lyre like' with a heart cut out above and below, three tapered legs and a handle form to one end. All 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.

11" x 4.75" x 1" tall.

 
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Price: 85.00


Brass Smoothing Iron Stand IS37
Original, quality late 19th century superb pierced sheet brass, laundry iron stand / trivet. This example is much more decorative than normally found, has cut out stars and a ' lyre ' to the top and a reverse castellated side trim all round. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

10" x 4" x 1.5" tall.

 
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Price: 85.00


Brass Smoothing Iron Stand IS37



Brass Iron Stand IS36
Brass Iron Stand IS36
Original, quality, late 19th century, thick sheet brass, iron stand with a cut out heart design and standing on three turned feet. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

9.5" x 4".

1" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00


Masonic Brass Ironstand, 2 available IS35
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass laundry iron stand with a shaped handle, three feet and a fretted design of masonic symbols and devices. A most unusual example, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

8.25" x 3.75".

1.25" tall.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 56.00


Masonic Brass Ironstand, 2 available IS35



Brass Flat Iron Stand IS33
Brass Flat Iron Stand IS33
Original, quality, late 19th century, pierced sheet brass flat iron stand / trivet with a pierced design to the centre, a handle to one end with a hole for hanging up when not in use and three turned brass legs. The underside is in the old finish and the top has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

8.5" x 4.5".

1.25" tall.

 
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Price: 38.00


Brass Flat Iron Stand IS32
Original, quality, late 19th century, pierced sheet brass flat iron stand / trivet with a pierced design to the centre, an iron shape to the body and three turned brass legs. The underside is in the old finish and the top has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

6.25" x 5".

1.25" tall.

 
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Price: 38.00


Brass Flat Iron Stand IS32



Brass Iron Stand IS30
Brass Iron Stand IS30
Original, quality 1920's, cast brass laundry iron trivet, with three legs and a pierced design to the top. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

10" x 4.75".

1.75" tall.

 
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Price: 38.00


Brass Iron Stand IS27
Original, quality, 19th century, cast pink brass trivet in the shape of a flat iron. This heavy example has a pierced pattern overall, a handgrip to the rear and three tapered brass feet, all cast in one. Used originally to stand a hot iron on, but useful generally as a potstand. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

9.75" x 5".

1.25".

 
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Price: 38.00


Brass Iron Stand IS27



Davis Iron Stand, 2 available IS21
Davis Iron Stand, 2 available IS21
Original, quality, 1920's/30's, cast iron, gas iron stand with most of the original chrome plating, ribbed supports, three legs and an embossed logo, detailing 'Davis'. Complete and in good order.

6.75" x 4.5" x 1.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 23.00


The Avecta Trouser Press T4
Pair of original quality wooden, folding, patent trouser pressers and straighteners, circa 1900, with shaped, plated on steel, decorative hinges. Impressed marks to both 'The Avecta Trouser Presser & Straightener. Patent Applied For'. The two pieces are linked together with a strong cord and the wood could well be lime? Complete and in good order.

Each folded: 15" x 2.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 36.00


The Avecta Trouser Press T4



Ribbed Glass Washboard WB1
Ribbed Glass Washboard WB1
Original, quality, pre-war, pine framed washboard, with a ribbed sheet glass panel. These were used to scrub the soiled clothes against when washing the laundry. These were also popular played with thimbles by skittle groups and they really do work. This is a very clean example, no chips or damage and complete and in good order.

24.75" x 13.25".

1.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 36.00


Copper Washing Posser WP28
Original, quality 1920's copper washing posser, with a long wooden, shaft. This example is embossed 'Simplex "No 9" and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. These were used, with a wash tub or bath and pushed up and down in the water, the water was forced through the holes underneath and out of the hole on top. Some minor dents otherwise complete and in good and working order.

Total 51" tall.

Base 8" diam.

Posser only 5" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00


Copper Washing Posser WP28

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