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Brass Doctors Door Knocker DK399
Brass Doctors Door Knocker DK399
Original, quality late 19th century all brass Doctor's door knocker with replacement backplate and knocking stud. This good sized example also has one replacement threaded bar, nut and washer. A good sized example of a knocker not easy to find. Complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2" diam.

Knocker 8.25" tall.

3" front to back.

 
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Price: 485.00


Octagonal Brass Door Pull Knob DP587
Original, quality circa 1900, medium sized octagonal shaped door pull knob with a matching backplate and a threaded dome headed steel bolt. This handle will not turn a lock or latch, only pull the door closed. Polished and complete and in good and working order

Backplate 2.75" diam.

Knob 2.75" diam.

3.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00


Octagonal Brass Door Pull Knob DP587



Cast Iron Door Knocker DK398
Cast Iron Door Knocker DK398
Original, quality mid 19th century cast iron door knocker with a backplate with an acanthus leaf design, a dropped loop knocking arm and a rectangular plate to the top with a decorative urn finial. This plate was for engraving with the name of the house or the resident. Cleaned and repainted black and fitted with replacement nuts and bolts and all is complete and in good and working order

8.25" x 3.5" x 1.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 230.00


Kenrick Cast Iron Door Knocker DK397
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron door knocker with an entwined knocker bar and an overall Art Nouveau design: Replacement nuts and bolts have been fitted and all has been cleaned and repainted black. The reverse is embossed "Kenrick" for the maker and impressed "No 294" for the model. All is complete and in good and working order.

9.5" x 3.25".

2.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 165.00


Kenrick Cast Iron Door Knocker DK397



Kenrick Cast Iron Door Knocker DK396
Kenrick Cast Iron Door Knocker DK396
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron door knocker of the aesthetic movement design in super detail with the original threaded bolts, nuts and washers. The reverse is impressed "Kenrick & Sons" for the manufacturer "423", for the model and with the registration lozenge for the year 1883. All has been cleaned and repainted black and is complete and in good and working order.

9.5" x 3".

2" front to back.

 
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Price: 185.00


Cast Iron Door Knocker DK395
Original, quality early 19th century door knocker in a classical form with a dropped loop, an acanthus leaf decorated backplate and a rectangular section above for engraving with the name of the house or the resident. Cleaned and repainted black and with replacement threaded bolts, nuts and washers fitted. Complete and in good and working order.

9" x 4" x 1.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 185.00


Cast Iron Door Knocker DK395



WT&S Brass and Cast Iron Door Porter DP104
WT&S Brass and Cast Iron Door Porter DP104
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass door porter with a carrying loop to the top, acanthus leaf forms to the body and mounted on a cast iron plinth with a decorated border. The reverse is impressed with the sun logo and "WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son of Birmingham' and with the registration lozenge mark for the year 1862. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the cast iron has much of its original black paint. All is complete and in good and working order.

13.5" tall.

Base 6" wide x 2.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 230.00


Cast Iron Door Knocker DK394
Original, quality 1920's cast iron door knocker with the original cast iron knocking stud and the original threaded bolts, nuts and washers. This good example has the head of Mercury to the top and a dropped loop form of knocker. The reverse is embossed for the manufacturer W. Cross and all has been cleaned and repainted black and is complete and in good and working order

11.25" x 2 5/8" x 2.5" front to back.

Stud 1 5/8" diam.

 
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Price: 185.00


Cast Iron Door Knocker DK394



Kenrick Cast Iron Door Pull DP586
Kenrick Cast Iron Door Pull DP586
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron door pull knob in a very detailed Art Nouveau style Seed Pod with a matching circular backplate and a threaded square bolt, nut and washer. The reverse of the backplate is embossed "AK & Sons" for the manufacturer A Kenrick & Sons of West Bromwich. All has been cleaned and repainted black and is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 3.25" diam.

Knob 3.25" diam.

Total length including bolt 6".

 
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Price: 156.00


Galleried Oval Oak Tray T159
Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped honey coloured oak drinks tray with a brass gallery, a handle to each end, four feet to the underside and an oval nickel plaque to the centre engraved "Presented to Lieut. Staffurth by the Non. Com. Officers & Men. I Comp 2nd V.B. R.S. Regt. 21st April 1898". The brass and nickel 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.

Tray base 20.5" x 15" x 0.5".

Total 21.75" x 14.75".

3.25" tall.

 
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Price: 156.00


Galleried Oval Oak Tray T159



Brass Rim Lock RL844
Brass Rim Lock RL844
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century surface mounted cast brass door lock. To take a standard modern square bar for the handles. A replacement keep has been made to suit and an old key altered to fit. This lock has the provision for a handle turn, a key lock and a security slide on the inside of the room, which overrides the handles and the key lock. This lock has a double throw to the lock and also has concealed fixings, so when mounted no screws are visible. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Lock 7.75" x 4.5" x 1".

Keep 4.5" x 1 1/8" x 1".

 
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Price: 485.00


Berkshire Special Constable Truncheon PT217
Original, quality First World War ebony police truncheon decorated in gold, detailing "Berks Special Constable" and issued 1914 to 1918. This clean example has the original leather wrist strap and the grip end is impressed for the manufacturer "Hiatt & Co Birmingham". Complete and in good order.

Trucheon 15" x 1.5" x 1.5".

Strap 8" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 230.00


Berkshire Special Constable Truncheon PT217



Huntley & Palmers Ceramic Biscuit Box BB35
Huntley & Palmers Ceramic Biscuit Box BB35
Original, quality white ceramic biscuit box in the form of a chest of drawers manufactured expressly for Huntley & Palmer Biscuits of London & Reading in 1905. This example is one of a series of twelve china 'casket' shapes decorated to simulate a chest of drawers. Each lid was decorated with a different nursery rhyme by the artist / illustrator Walter Savage Cooper 1863 / 1943. This example has a picture on the top of the lid entitled "Little Tom Tucker, sang for his supper", the underside of the lid has a panel detailing "Huntley & Palmer Biscuit Reading & London" and "Copyright Nursery Rhymes" and the underside of the base has the Royal Doulton Mark and the registration number for the years 1905 / 1906. In mint condition with no chips or blemishes and complete and in good and working order. Another identical biscuit box may well be available ref code BB31.

5.5" tall x 7.25" x 4.5".

 
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Price: 325.00


Saltglazed Stoneware Rabbit Jelly Mould JM392
Original, quality oval shaped 1920's saltglazed stoneware jelly mould with the interior shaped with a crouching rabbit design. The underside impressed '8'. Some very minor chips to the edge otherwise complete and in good and working order.

2.5" tall.

4.25" x 6.25".

 
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Price: 56.00


Saltglazed Stoneware Rabbit Jelly Mould JM392



Benham & Froud Copper Jardiniere J50
Benham & Froud Copper Jardiniere J50
Original, quality late 19th century all copper jardiniere in the form of a stylised Poppy Seed Pod in the Art Nouveau manner. This jardiniere was produced in a range of sizes. Impressed to the underside with the orb and cross logo for the manufacturer 'Benham and Froud' of London and Birmingham and "Made in London". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

6.75" tall.

10.5" top diam.

 
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Price: 230.00


Maypole Dairy Butter / Lard Tub DP269
Original, quality late 19th century two tone glazed stoneware Lard Tub with a strap handle to the rear, impressed "4lb" beneath and transfer printed to the front "Maypole Dairy Co." with an illustration of children dancing around the Maypole. All is complete and in good order.

6.25" tall x 7" top diam.

9" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 185.00


Maypole Dairy Butter / Lard Tub DP269



Pair of Brass Drawer Handles, 2 pairs available CK534
Pair of Brass Drawer Handles, 2 pairs available CK534
Pair of original quality cast brass 1920's decorative drawer pull handles. Each handle has two countersunk screw holes for mounting and a curved dropped pull bar. 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.

4.25" wide x backplate 1" diam.

Total front to back. 1.25".

Price is per pair.

 
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Price: 56.00


Large Octagonal Brass Door Pull Knob DP585
Original, quality late 19th century larger than average octagonal shaped brass door pull knob with the matching backplate and a threaded steel bar and cast nut. This handle will not turn a lock or latch, only pull the door closed. All is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 3.5" diam.

Knob 3.25" diam.

2.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 156.00


Large Octagonal Brass Door Pull Knob DP585



Pair of Amber Cut Glass Door Handles DH953
Pair of Amber Cut Glass Door Handles DH953
Original, quality pair of 1920's spherical shaped amber coloured cut glass door knobs with brass backplates, each with three countersunk screw holes for mounting and with a square bar included to fit standard mortice locks and latches. A single matching handle may also be available on request and priced at £150. All is complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2.25" diam.

Knob 2.25" diam.

2.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 300.00


Stoneware Bird Feeder PF13
Original, quality circa 1900, two-tone glazed stoneware poultry / bird / drinker / feeder. Impressed "3 Pt" for the size three pints and "Price Bristol" for the manufacturer. The principle is self-filling hence the birds will not soil the water. This large example has some crazing to the front lip but does hold water and is otherwise complete and in good and working order.

11.5" tall.

5.5" wide.

8.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 85.00


Stoneware Bird Feeder PF13



Stoneware Bird Feeder PF14
Stoneware Bird Feeder PF14
Original, quality circa 1900, two-tone glazed stoneware poultry / bird / feeder / drinker. Impressed '2' to the front for the size two pints. The principle is self-filling hence the birds will not soil the water. All is complete and in good and working order.

9" tall.

5" wide.

6.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 65.00


Hiatt Ebony Police Truncheon PT216
Original, quality 1920's standard UK Police Issue truncheon turned in ebony and stamped to the end of the grip for the manufacturer "Hiatt & Co Ltd Birmingham". A very clean example but missing its wrist strap, otherwise complete and in good order.

15" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 135.00


Hiatt Ebony Police Truncheon PT216



Silver Mounted Glass Match Stirker MS61
Silver Mounted Glass Match Stirker MS61
Original, quality 1920's clear glass matchstriker of small proportions with a hallmarked silver rim to the top. This spherical shaped example has the normal ribbed sides to the sphere for striking and is integral to the clear glass saucer shaped. No chips or blemishes and complete and in good and working order. The first we have seen.

2" tall.

Base 2.75".

 
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Price: 68.00


Pair of Ribbed Brass Door Handles, 3 pairs available DH951
Original, quality late 19th century heavy spherical shaped ribbed brass door knobs with circular backplates to fit both rim and mortice locks. This super pair of knobs have a threaded square bar adjustment system and each backplate has two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Well above average quality. Polished and complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 2.25" diam.

Knobs 1.25" diam.

3" front to back knobs.

Price is per pair.

 
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Price: 185.00


Pair of Ribbed Brass Door Handles, 3 pairs available DH951



Pair of Ebony Door Handles DH952
Pair of Ebony Door Handles DH952
Original, quality late 19th century spherical shaped ebony door knobs with petal-shaped cast brass backplates and a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches. Complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2.25" diam.

Knobs 1.75" diam.

3.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00


Picard of London Copper Flour Dredger ? FD6
Original, quality late 19th century copper container with a side handle and a lift-off lid to the top with a finial. The underside is impressed for the manufacturer "Picards Ltd 8 Vigo St. W.I." ( London ). Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

Container 4.5" tall.

4.5" diam.

Total 7" tall with lid.

6.25" widest including handle.

 
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Price: 135.00


Picard of London Copper Flour Dredger ? FD6



Queen Elizabeth Coronation Glass Tankard CC251
Queen Elizabeth Coronation Glass Tankard CC251
Original, quality cut glass pint sized tankard with a side handle and top quality cut and engraved glass decorations. The front has a crown above "ER II" above "Coronation June 2nd 1953" and the reverse has a floral tribute encompassing Roses for England, Thistles for Scotland, a daffodil for Wales & Shamrocks for Ireland. Perfect, complete and the first we have seen.

5.5" tall.

3.25" top diam.

5.25" wide including side handle.

 
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Price: 85.00


Flow Blue Chamberpot CP111
Original, quality late 19th century white ceramic chamberpot with a side handle and a "Flow Blue" decoration of swags and flowers to the main body and the top inner ring. Perfect and complete.

5.5" tall x 8.75" top diam.

11" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 45.00


Flow Blue Chamberpot CP111



Flow Blue Chamberpot CP109
Flow Blue Chamberpot CP109
Original, quality late 19th century white ceramic chamberpot with a side handle and a "Flow Blue" decoration of serious Art Nouveau designs of flowers and leaves. Perfect and complete.

5.5" tall.

Top diam 9".

11.5" including handle.

 
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Price: 56.00


Flow Blue Chamberpot CP110
Original, quality late 19th century white ceramic chamberpot with a side handle and a "Flow Blue" decoration of blue daffodils. The underside is transfer printed for the manufacturer "F & Sons Ltd, Burslem, England" and "Victoria" for the pattern. Perfect and complete.

5.5" tall.

Top diam 9".

11" including handle.

 
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Price: 45.00


Flow Blue Chamberpot CP110



Octagonal Brass Door Pull Knob DP584
Octagonal Brass Door Pull Knob DP584
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's single octagonal shaped brass doorknob with a matching backplate and a replacement threaded square bar with nut and washer. This example originally a turning knob can now be used as either a door pull or to operate a rim or mortice lock and is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 2.5".

Knob 2.25" diam.

Knob 2.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00


Silver Mounted Hip Flask HF9
Original, quality late 19th century hip flask in clear glass with leather-covered shoulders, a slide off shaped silver drinking cup at the base and a silver locking cap to the top. The hallmarked silver cup is engraved "Presented to H.W. Stovold by the Old Whitgiftians, Cornwall August 1898". This super example is curved and smaller than average, has viewing panels in the leather cover and is complete and in good and working order.

4.25" tall x 3.75" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 185.00


Silver Mounted Hip Flask HF9



Amethyst Glass and Brass Oil Lamp OL146
Amethyst Glass and Brass Oil Lamp OL146
Original, quality late 19th century oil sidelight with a cut glass amethyst coloured glass font mounted on a brass stem with a circular black glazed terracotta plinth. The brass twin wick burner and gallery are replacements and have two 1" wicks. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: OS172.

22" tall including chimney.

13.5" tall excluding chimney.

Base 7" diam.

 
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Price: 156.00


Streamline Kitchenware Framed Shop Price List A182
Original, quality 1940's "Streamline Kitchenware" printed price list detailing the range available with prices. This paper brochure has been opened up and glazed to both sides with tin edges and used to display the same in a china / kitchenware retailer. The first we have seen. Complete and in good order.

11.25" x 9" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 285.00


Streamline Kitchenware Framed Shop Price List A182

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