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26 Zinc Shrub Labels G37
26 Zinc Shrub Labels G37
Original, quality twenty-six asstd. 1920's or earlier Zinc shrub labels of a variety of shapes, most have the very faint names visible and all are in good order.

Largest 2.5" x 3.5".

Price is for the lot.

 
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Price: 135.00


Enamel House Numbers HN33
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped continental brown enamelled plaques decorated with off white borders and a variety of numbers. Each plaque has a countersunk screw hole to each corner and also mounting slots to the reverse if required. All in superb condition with the odd minor chip. Only the numbers in the picture are available. Complete and in good order. 8.75" x 5.5" x 0.5". Price is for each. Please state which one is required if ordering online. 
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Price: 45.00


Enamel House Numbers HN33



Brass on Cast Iron Number Plates HN32
Brass on Cast Iron Number Plates HN32
Original, quality cast iron shaped backplates with applied brass numbers. The reverse of the backplates are impressed with the registration number for the year 1906. Much of the original black paint has remained and all has been cleaned and lacquered. These were probably the mounting plates for a school coat rack and each has four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Only the numbers shown are available. Complete and in good order. 3.5" x 2" x 0.5". Price is for each. Please state which one is required if ordering online. 
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Price: 36.00


Brass House Door Number HN30
Original quality, 1920/30's, cushioned brass house number with two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Complete and in good order. 2" high x 1.5". 
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Price: 12.00


Brass House Door Number HN30



Nickel House Numbers HN29
Nickel House Numbers HN29
Original, quality 1920's, house numbers in nickel, each with two screw holes for mounting. Numbers available are: four x 0, one x 4 and two x 8. Polished and lacquered and complete and in good order. 2" x 1.5". Only this in the picture are available. Price is for each. Please state which one is required if ordering online.  
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Price: 16.00


Engraved Brass House Number, Numbers 5 and 1 only HN27
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, engraved house number on a square plate, with four screw holes for mounting. 3" x 3". Price is for each. Please state which is required if ordering online. 
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Price: 45.00


Engraved Brass House Number, Numbers 5 and 1 only HN27



Brass House Numbers, several available HN24
Brass House Numbers, several available HN24
Original, quality, pre-war, cast pink brass house numbers, each with two two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Available 1 x number '0' and 2 x number '1'. All are complete and in good order. If ordering on-line please remember to state quantity and house number required. Price is for each.  
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Price: 23.00


Kenrick Cast Iron House Numbers HN20
Long run of original, quality, 1920's / 30's, oval shaped cast iron door numbers, each with two countersunk screw holes for mounting, raised numbers to the front and impressed to the reverse "No 7" and "A Kenrick and Sons" for the manufacturers from West Bromwich, near Birmingham. These have been cleaned and repainted in the original white on black and are complete and in good order. 4" x 2.5" and 0.25". Only the numbers in the picture are available. Price is for each. Please state which one is required if ordering online. 
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Price: 23.00


Kenrick Cast Iron House Numbers HN20



Matching Brass Letters HN18
Matching Brass Letters HN18
Original, quality 1920's, cast brass, matching letters each with countersunk screw holes for mounting and originally for shop signs, etc. All has been polished and lacquered and are complete and in good order. Letters available: O x 5, R x 1, T x 1 and U x 1. Each 2.5" x 0.25" front to back. Price is for each. Please state which oneis required if ordering online. 
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Price: 10.00


House / Room Number 1 HN7
Original, quality decorative, cast pink brass house or room number plate detailing '1', circa 1880. This plate is in a serious Art Nouveau form and has two pin holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order. A very unusual example, the first we have seen of this type. 3" x 1.75". A very similar, numbers 5 may well be available, item code HN6.  
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Price: 65.00


House / Room Number 1 HN7



House / Room Number 5 HN6
House / Room Number 5 HN6
Original, quality decorative, cast brass house or room number plate, circa 1880, in serious Art Nouveau form with the number in pink brass on yellow backplates has two pin holes for mounting. Has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order. A very unusual example, the first we have seen of this type. 3" x 1.75". A very similar, number 1, may well be available, item code HN7.  
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Price: 65.00


Blue & White Enamelled House Door Numbers, many available HN3
Original quality, 1920's, superb oval house number plaques, probably Continental. The dished plate has white numbers on a Royal blue background and has two holes for fixing. All the ones in the picture are available and many more, some minor chips but otherwise in good bright condition. 3.5" x 2.75". Price is for each. Please state which one is required if ordering online. 
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Price: 10.00


Blue & White Enamelled House Door Numbers, many available HN3



Assorted Brass Numbers for House Doors HN2
Assorted Brass Numbers for House Doors HN2
Assorted original, quality, 1920/30's, brass numbers for house doors, each with two fixing holes, some matching. Complete and in good order. Mainly 2" x 1.5", some smaller. Only the numbers in the picture are available. Price is for each. Please state which one is required if ordering online. 
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Price: 12.00


Brass House Door Numbers, 5 matching available HN1
Original quality, 1920/30's, matching pressed brass house number each with two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Only 0 & 7 available. Complete and in good order. 2" high x 1.5" x 1/8" thick. Price is for each. Other brass door numbers may be available but not matching this run, code ref: HN2. Please state which one is required when ordering online. 
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Price: 12.00


Brass House Door Numbers, 5 matching available HN1



Vicki Carr Brass Dressing Room Plaque NP332
Vicki Carr Brass Dressing Room Plaque NP332
Original, quality rectangular shaped engraved brass plaque from a dressing room door "Vicki Carr London Palladium 1976" with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

4" x 3".

 
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Price: 65.00


Gary Smith Brass Dressing Room Plaque NP331
Original, quality rectangular shaped engraved brass plaque from a dressing room door "London Palladium Royal Gala Gary Smith 1977". This plaque has four countersunk screw holes for mounting, has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

4" x 3".

 
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Price: 65.00


Gary Smith Brass Dressing Room Plaque NP331



Allan Drake Brass Dressing Room Plaque NP330
Allan Drake Brass Dressing Room Plaque NP330
Original, quality rectangular shaped engraved brass plaque from a dressing room door detailed "Allan Drake London Palladium 1976" with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

4" x 3".

 
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Price: 65.00


Queen Alexandra Patent Brass Plaque NP329
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1910 pressed brass shield shaped patent plaque detailing "Queen Alexandra No 14 Patent" with two screw holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

4.5" x 3 1/8".

 
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Price: 45.00


Queen Alexandra Patent Brass Plaque NP329



Crowden and Garrod Ceramic Plaque NP328
Crowden and Garrod Ceramic Plaque NP328
Original, quality late 19th century oval white ceramic makers plaque detailed "Crowden & Garrod manufacturer and merchants, Falcon House London S.E." and with the falcon trademark. Originally fitted to a wooden knife cleaner of the same age. Complete and in good order.

4 1/8" x 2.5" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 85.00


Kents Knife Cleaner Ceramic Plaque NP327
Original, quality late 19th century oval white ceramic makers plaque detailed "Kent's Knife Cleaner with improvements patented 1870 - 1882 - 1887". Originally fitted to a Kent's Wooden knife cleaner of the same age. Damaged and chip otherwise complete and in good order.

4" x 3".

0.5".

 
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Price: 45.00


Kents Knife Cleaner Ceramic Plaque NP327



Kents Knife Cleaner Ceramic Plaque NP326
Kents Knife Cleaner Ceramic Plaque NP326
Original, quality late 19th century oval white ceramic makers plaque detailed "Kent's Knife Cleaner with improvements patented 1865 and 1870". Originally fitted to a Kent's Wooden knife cleaner of the same age. One small chip to the edge otherwise complete and in good order.

3.75" x 2.5".

0.25".

 
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Price: 85.00


Kents Knife Cleaner Ceramic Plaque NP324
Original, quality late 19th century oval white ceramic makers plaque detailed "Kent's Knife Cleaner with Improvements patented 1870 - 1882 - 1887". Originally fitted to a Kent's Wooden knife cleaner of the same age. Complete and in good order.

3.75" x 2.5".

0.25".

 
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Price: 85.00


Kents Knife Cleaner Ceramic Plaque NP324



Kents Knife Cleaner Ceramic Plaque NP323
Kents Knife Cleaner Ceramic Plaque NP323
Original, quality late 19th century oval white ceramic makers plaque detailed "Kent's Knife Cleaner latest patents 1895 - and 1903". Originally fitted to a Kent's Wooden knife cleaner of the same age. Complete and in good order.

4 3/8" x 3".

0.5".

 
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Price: 115.00


Pub Notice, 2 available NP320
Original, quality pre-war Vinyl covered "Notice" detailing "Keep Naked Lights or burning cigarettes away from measures". Each has four corner brass rivets for mounting. Some discolouration otherwise complete and in good order.

6" x 4" x 0.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00


Pub Notice, 2 available NP320



Reading Imperial Measures Plaque NP319
Reading Imperial Measures Plaque NP319
Original, quality 19th century rectangular shaped engraved brass plaque with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. This plate details "Imperial Measures Borough of Reading" in black and red infill. This was originally fitted to the box for the County Measures of Reading Berkshire. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

5.75" x 3.5".

 
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Price: 135.00


Hugh McLean and Sons Brass Plaque NP318
Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped cast brass manufacturer makers plate embossed "Hugh McLean & Sons Ltd Goran Glasgow" and "patent no 265018". This example has two screw holes for mounting and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

2.75" x 2" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 23.00


Hugh McLean and Sons Brass Plaque NP318



Keith Blackman Ltd Brass Makers Plate NP316
Keith Blackman Ltd Brass Makers Plate NP316
Original, quality pre-war oval shaped cast brass manufacturer makers plate for "Keith Blackman Ltd, High efficiency Blower - exhauster". This example has two screw holes for mounting and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

4.5" x 3".

 
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Price: 23.00


Dental Surgeon Brass Name Plaque NP314
Original, quality pre-war engraved sheet brass nameplate detailing "Faulkland Rooke MRCS. LRCP. LDS. Dental Surgeon" "and at 41 Welbeck St. Cavendish Sq London W.". This example has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 14.75" x 7.25" x 0.25". 
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Price: 115.00


Dental Surgeon Brass Name Plaque NP314



Please Close The Door Aluminium Plaque NP313
Please Close The Door Aluminium Plaque NP313
Original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped cast aluminium plate with two screw holes for mounting and embossed detail "Please Close The Door". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 5" x 1.5" x 0.8". 
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Price: 56.00


Office Hours Brass Plaque NP310
Original, quality post-war rectangular shaped brass plaque engraved and infilled in black, in upper cased text "Office Hours 9 to 6, Sat 9 to 2". This clean example has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 12" x 2". 
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Price: 115.00


Office Hours Brass Plaque NP310



The Arthur Wix Kelsey Cot Plaque NP307
The Arthur Wix Kelsey Cot Plaque NP307
Original, quality late 19th century shield shaped brass nameplate with three countersunk screw holes for mounting and a circular panel to the upper section with the faint remains of a "St Christopher" medallion. The lower half is engraved in lower cased text for "The Arthur Wix Kelsey Cot". This was fixed to the interior of a ship. Polshed and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 7" x 7". 
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Price: 135.00


P. J. Drew Ltd of Reading Cast Iron Plate NP304
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped cast iron sliding vent cover with a handle to the centre and a cast iron nameplate detailing "P.J. Drew Ltd Friar St Reading" in raised text. Cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in good order. 9.25" x 5.75" and 2" front to back. 
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Price: 56.00


P. J. Drew Ltd of Reading Cast Iron Plate NP304



Pram Stores Brass Plaque NP297
Pram Stores Brass Plaque NP297
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped brass plaque in the original unpolished finish with "Pram Stores" in upper case inlaid in white enamel. This example has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and can be polished to a shiny pink brass finish if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 8" x 1.5". 
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Price: 115.00


Brass Ladies Plaque NP290
Original quality 1940's thick pink brass rectangular shaped plaque detailing "Ladies" in upper cased inlaid white enamel. This example has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good order. 5" x 1.5". 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Ladies Plaque NP290



Drinking Water Aluminium Plaque NP288
Drinking Water Aluminium Plaque NP288
Original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped cast aluminium plaque embossed "Drinking Water" in upper cased text. This polished example has two screw holes for mounting and is complete and in good order. 4.5" x 1.5". 
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Price: 45.00


Out Brass Plaque, 3 available NP283
Original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped pressed and embossed brass name plaque in the old unpolished finish. This example is detailed "Out" in upper cased letters and has four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Can be polished to shiny brass on request for no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3" x 1.5" Price is for each. 
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Price: 45.00


Out Brass Plaque, 3 available NP283



Walk in Brass Plaque, 3 available NP281
Walk in Brass Plaque, 3 available NP281
Original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped pressed and embossed brass name plaque in the old unpolished finish. This example is detailed "Walk In" in upper cased letters and has four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Can be polished to shiny brass on request for no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3" x 1.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 36.00


Brass Fairways Nameplate NP275
Original, quality 1930's / 40's sheet pink brass rectangular shaped plate, with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and inlaid in white enamel "Fairways" in upper cased text. One old scratch and one slight bend to one corner, otherwise complete and in good order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 10" x 2". 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Fairways Nameplate NP275



Green Enamel on Brass Letter NP273
Green Enamel on Brass Letter NP273
Original, quality 1920's green enamelled on brass shop sign letter of a good heavy weight and in super condition, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 8" tall and 3/8" front to back. 
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Price: 56.00


Milliner and Dress Maker Brass Plaque NP272
Original, quality 18th century engraved brass plate mounted on a backboard of old nearly black mahogany. This most unusual plaque is engraved "Rickard Milliner and Drefs Maker" in a mixed text with the 17th and 18th century detail. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Backboard 10.25" x 5.5" and brass backplate 9" x 4.5".  
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Price: 145.00


Milliner and Dress Maker Brass Plaque NP272



Personnel Manager Brass Plaque NP271
Personnel Manager Brass Plaque NP271
Original, quality 1920's / 30's pink brass nameplate with white enamelled inlaid letters in upper cased text detailing "Personnel Manager". This clean example has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost plaque to find. An unusual complete and in good order. 9" x 2.25". 
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Chromed Chubb Plaques NP270
Pair of original, quality 1920's / 30's chrome on brass plaques originally on a "Chubb Fire Cabinet". One is detailed as such and has the Royal appointment Coat of Arms, and the other is detailed "A Cabinet of this design has been tested and certified by the National Fire Brigade Association as providing "Full Protection Class A". Each plaque has two screw holes for mounting and are complete and in good order. One 3.75" x 2.75" tall and two 3.25" x 2.75" tall.  
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Chromed Chubb Plaques NP270



Alexandra Brass Makers Plate NP269
Alexandra Brass Makers Plate NP269
Original, quality late 19th century shield shaped pressed brass maker's nameplate mounted on a mahogany backboard made to suit. This example is embossed "Alexandra Patent No 11½" and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Two later mounting plates have been fitted, and all is complete and in good order. 8" x 6" x 0.75" excluding plates.  
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Price: 85.00


Females Brass Nameplate NP267
Original, quality 1920's nameplate in pink sheet brass with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and detailed in upper cased white enamel text "Females". Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 10" x 1.75".  
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Price: 85.00


Females Brass Nameplate NP267



Caution Enamel Plaque NP252
Caution Enamel Plaque NP252
Original, quality 1920's / 1930' unused small rectangular shaped white enamel plaque with red text detailing "Caution while van is occupied always keep Pointer at "off". When leaving van put pointer at "on"Lock Window and Close Door". This example with four screw holes for mounting, is in mint condition. 5" x 2.5".  
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Price: 56.00


Portsmouth and Gosport Gas Enamel Plaque NP250
Original, quality pre war unused square white enamelled plaque detailing a caution notice re gas meters entitled "Portsmouth, Gosport and Bognor Regis Gas Undertaking (Southern Gas Board)". A super sign in mint condition with four screw holes for mounting. 6" square.  
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Price: 75.00


Portsmouth and Gosport Gas Enamel Plaque NP250



Professor of Music Brass Plaque NP224
Professor of Music Brass Plaque NP224
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, rectangular shaped brass nameplate in the old unpolished finish and mounted on the original oak backboard. This plaque is inlaid with off white enamel text detailing "Norman Keates A.R.M.C.M. Professor of Music". Can be polished to a brass finish on request at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 15.75" x 17.25".  
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Price: 125.00


Pianoforte Teacher Plaque NP223
Original, quality, engraved brass nameplate, circa 1900, recently mounted onto a mahogany backboard made to suit, detailing in upper cased type "Dorice Huntley L.R.A.M Gold Medallist I.L.A.M Teacher of Pianoforte". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 13" x 10" and 1" backboard.  
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Price: 125.00


Pianoforte Teacher Plaque NP223



Midwife Brass Plaque NP221
Midwife Brass Plaque NP221
Original, quality 1920's, engraved brass nameplate recently mounted onto a mahogany backboard made to suit, detailing in upper cased type "Mrs Dumville Certified Midwife" Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. The first plaque for a Midwife we have seen. 13" x 10" and 1" backboard.  
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Price: 135.00


Hot Water Engineer Brass Name Plaque NP219
Original, quality, late 19th century, engraved brass nameplate recently mounted onto a mahogany backboard made to suit. A most unusual sign detailing "G.C Jocelyn Hot Water Engineer" in upper cased type. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Some old discolouration but otherwise complete and in good order. 9.5" x 6.75" and 0.75" backplate.  
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Price: 115.00


Hot Water Engineer Brass Name Plaque NP219



Gamages of Holborn Cast Iron Name Plate NP216
Gamages of Holborn Cast Iron Name Plate NP216
Original, quality, late 19th century, long thin, cast iron name plate embossed in upper cased text detailing "A W Gamage Ltd Holborn E.C." with large countersunk screw holes for mounting. 'Gamages' were a very large department store in London and this plaque would have been fixed to a larger item. Has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 14" x 0.75" and 0.25".  
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Price: 56.00


Ladies Brass Plaque NP214
Original, quality, post war sheet brass nameplate engraved "Ladies" in upper case with black infill and with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, complete and in good order. 7" x 1.5".  
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Price: 56.00


Ladies Brass Plaque NP214



Brass Push Plaque NP203
Brass Push Plaque NP203
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass rectangular shaped plaque with embossed decoration to the border and "Push" in upper cased text. This unusual example has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and is impressedto the reverse with the sun logo and " WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son, of Birmingham'. Ideal for electric bell presses or swing doors. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3.25" x 2".  
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Price: 65.00


NR Cast Iron Nameplate NP195
Original, quality, late 19th century, heavy shield shaped cast iron nameplate detailing "NR" in upper cased Gothic type. This example has a border all round, a vertical lined decoration to the background and two countersunk screw holes for mounting. No maker's marks but this plaque was probably issued as a maker's plate for a bridge or similar.Cleaned and lacquered, complete and in good order. 13" x 11" and 0.75".  
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Price: 135.00


NR Cast Iron Nameplate NP195



Sidesman Brass Plaque NP190
Sidesman Brass Plaque NP190
Original, quality, late 19th century, engraved brass nameplate detailing "Sidesman" in upper cased text. 'Sidesman' is a person elected in a Church of England Church to greet the congregation and to arrange the seating and the collection. This plaque has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 7" x 2".  
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Price: 56.00


Brass Shrub Name Plate Sultane NP178
Original, quality 1920's, cast pink brass shrub name plate detialing "Sultane" in embossed upper case. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 7.5" x 3".  
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Price: 23.00


Brass Shrub Name Plate Sultane NP178



Milborne Tailor Brass Nameplate NP177
Milborne Tailor Brass Nameplate NP177
Original, quality 1920's, sheet brass nameplaque detailed in upper cased type "Milborne Tailor" with four countersunk screw holes and mounted to a mahogany backboard made to suit. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Backboard 13" x 8.75" + 0.5". 
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Price: 75.00


Priory of The Holy Sepulchre Plaque NP172
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, near square shaped sheet brass nameplate. This plaque is engraved in upper cased text "Priory of The Holy Sepulchre" on a honey coloured oak backboard made to suit, has a screw hole to each corner for mounting and can be hung on the wire provided or screwed to the wall. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Backboard 7" x 8" + 1" front to back, plaque 5.75" x 6.75".  
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Price: 65.00


Priory of The Holy Sepulchre Plaque NP172



Licenses and General Insurance Company Plaque NP168
Licenses and General Insurance Company Plaque NP168
Original, quality 1920's, rectangular shaped sheet pink brass nameplate inlaid with white enamel in upper cased text, of a variety of styles, "Agents of The Licenses and General Insurance Company Limited, Fire - Accident - Motor." This example has a screw hole to each corner, has been mounted on an oak board made to suit and can be hung on the wire provided or screwed to the wall. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Some damage to the white inlaid enamel, otherwise complete and in good order. Backboard 14.25" x 9" + 1" front to back, plaque 13" x 8".  
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Price: 65.00


Atlas Assurance Company Plaque NP165
Original, quality, late 19th century, sheet brass nameplate engraved in upper cased text, of a variety of styles, "Agent to The Atlas Fire and Life Assurance Company". This example has a screw hole to each corner and has been mounted on a honey coloured oak backboard made to suit. This can be hung on the wire provided or screwed to the wall. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Backboard 14.25" x 9" + 1" front to back, plaque 13" x 8".  
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Price: 95.00


Atlas Assurance Company Plaque NP165



Prudential Assurance Plaque NP163
Prudential Assurance Plaque NP163
Original, quality, late 19th century, sheet brass nameplate engraved in upper cased text, of a stylised form, "Prudential Assurance Company Limited". This example has a screw hole to each corner and has been mounted on the original mahogany backboard. This can be hung on the wire provided or screwed to the wall. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Backboard 14.5" x 8.25" + 1" front to back, plaque 13" x 7".  
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Price: 85.00


National Parcel and Insurance Plaque NP161
Original, quality, circa 1900, large curved brass nameplate, with deep engraved upper cased text detailing "National Parcels Insurance Company Ltd". This superb sign has four countersunk screw hole for mounting and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. There are also four other screw holes where an old plate has been fixed over and two small wear holes, otherwise all is complete and in good order. 17.5" wide at rear x 12" tall + 21" wide on the curve.  
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Price: 185.00


National Parcel and Insurance Plaque NP161



Norwich Union Plaque NP154
Norwich Union Plaque NP154
Original, quality 1920's, sheet brass nameplate, engraved in upper cased text with the details "Agent Norwich Union Fire Office". This example has some scuffs and dents to the brass, four screw holes to the corners and has been mounted on a mahogany backboard made to suit. This can be hung on the wire provided or screwed to the wall. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Backboard 15.5" x 9.5" x 1", plaque 14" x 8". 
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Price: 85.00


Chiropodist Name Plaque NP148
Original, quality, 1920's/30's, sheet pink brass name plaque, with screw holes to each corner and inlaid white enamel type in upper case "M.Farndale, M.Ch.S, Chiropodist, Registered Medical Auxillary". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 10" x 5". 
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Price: 65.00


Chiropodist Name Plaque NP148



F.R.C.S. Name Plaque NP147
F.R.C.S. Name Plaque NP147
Original, quality, pre-war, sheet brass name plaque, with countersunk screw holes to each corner and engraved in upper case "Douglas Hallon F.R.C.S" (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons). Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 10.25" x 6.5". 
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Price: 56.00


Cast Iron LAH Plaque NP146
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron plaque in a shield shape and dished with three bolt holes for mounting, and "LAH" in upper cased raised letters. Looks to be a maker's plate from either a metal construction or a bridge plaque, but I am only guessing. Has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 9.75" x 7.25" x 1" front to back. 
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Price: 65.00


Cast Iron LAH Plaque NP146



Commission Agent Brass Name Plaque NP137
Commission Agent Brass Name Plaque NP137
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast sheet brass engraved nameplate mounted on a maghogany backboard made to suit. The details in upper case are "Northridge Commissions Agent, Business By Correspondence Only, No Callers" and to the lower edge in small text "J.Eagers Derby" probably for the sign maker. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Plaque 8.25" square, backboard 9.75" square x 1". 
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Price: 85.00


Chromed Push Plate NP120
Original, quality, 1930's, chrome on brass, rectangular plaque detailing 'Push' in recessed black, and with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Ideal for electric bell pushes or swing doors. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3.5" x 2.25". P 
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Price: 45.00


Chromed Push Plate  NP120



Hillier of Marlborough Maker's Plaque NP119
Hillier of Marlborough Maker's Plaque NP119
Original, quality, 1920's, oval shaped, pressed brass manufacturer's name plate, for 'B. Hillier, Builder, Marlborough'. Unused, polished and lacquered and complete and in good order. 3" x 2". 
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Price: 34.00


Deck Locker Brass Plaque NP112
Original, quality pre-war, sheet brass name plate, with impressed detail 'Deck Locker' in black painted infill and with two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Probably from a ship. Polished and lacquered and complete and in good order. Declon Locker are you out there? 6.75" x 1.25". 
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Price: 38.00


Deck Locker Brass Plaque NP112



Maslin of Cirencester NP104
Maslin of Cirencester NP104
Original, quality, 19th century, oval shaped and curved brass manufacturer's name plaque detailed "J.H.Maslin Cirencester". Has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 5.25" x 4.25" + 0.5" front to back. 
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Price: 56.00


Bratton Iron Works Plaque NP94
Original quality, unused oval shaped brass maker's plate in the original unpolished finish, circa 1900/1920. Detailed "R & J Reeves and Son, Bratton Iron Works, Westbury, Wilts". Would have been fixed to items manufactured by this company. Complete and in good order. 3" x 2". 
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Price: 23.00


Bratton Iron Works Plaque NP94



Physician & Surgeon Name Plaque NP86
Physician & Surgeon Name Plaque NP86
Original quality brass Physician and Surgeon name plaque with inlaid enamel letters, circa 1920's. Mounted on mahogony board. In good order. 16.5" x 7.5".  
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Price: 75.00


Dental Surgeon Name Plaque NP85
Original quality brass, 1920's, dental surgeon name plaque mounted on oak. In good order. 13.5" x 9.5".  
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Price: 75.00


Dental Surgeon Name Plaque NP85



Brass Push Plaque, 3 available NP83
Brass Push Plaque, 3 available NP83
Original quality, 1920's, pink brass rectangular plaque inlaid in white enamel in upper case 'Push' and with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Ideal for bell pushes or swing doors. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. The white enamel inlay is a little discoloured, otherwise all is complete and in good order. 2.5" x 1.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 34.00


Mur-Ray Signs Brass Plate NP77
Original quality, 1930's, small rectangular shaped cast brass maker's nameplate with two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Detailing in relief 'Mur-Ray Signs Ltd, Fallowfield, Manchester' and 'Patent No 194034'. Originally fitted to a road directional sign made of glass balls spelling out the words. Complete and in good order. 2.75" x 1". 
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Price: 34.00


Mur-Ray Signs Brass Plate NP77



Aberdeen County Council Brass Plaques, 4 available NP74
Aberdeen County Council Brass Plaques, 4 available NP74
Original quality, 1920's, oval cast brass name plaques detailing in relief 'Aberdeen County Council' with various numbers and two screw holes for mounting. These were said to be for council machinery identify tags ie lawnmowers, sweepers etc. The lower numbers would be ideal for house numbers. All have been polished and lacquered and are complete and in good order. 5" x 3". Price is for each. Numbers available 128, 450, 644, 1691, 1780, 1784, 1801. If ordering online, please state which number(s) you wish to purchase. 
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Price: 23.00


T.Wells Brass Name Plaque NP72
Original quality thick curved sheet brass name plate engraved 'T.Wells & Son', 'Prize Medal 1867' and a large school mortar board hat to the centre. Also engraved to one corner for the maker 'Colman & Co'. Has five screw holes for mounting and all has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 13.5" wide, 8.5" high and 16.5" circular.  
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Price: 300.00


T.Wells Brass Name Plaque NP72



Solicitor's Brass Name Plate NP47
Solicitor's Brass Name Plate NP47
Original quality brass name plate, circa 1900/1920's, engraved 'J. Furse Sanders, Solicitor. Commissioner for Oaths'. Mounted on an oak backboard made to suit. The brass has been lacquered. Complete and in good order. 15.5" x 11.5" x 0.75". 
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Price: 75.00


Surgeon Name Plate NP34
Original quality, engraved brass, lacquered name plate, circa 1900, detailing "Mr T.F.Vaisey Surgeon", mounted on a replacement oak backboard made to suit, fitted to the reverse with a wall hanging mount. Complete and in good order. 13.5" x 8.75" x 1". 
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Price: 75.00


Surgeon Name Plate NP34



Thames Conservancy Enamel Plaque 2 available NP15
Thames Conservancy Enamel Plaque 2 available NP15
Original, quality, oval shaped white enamel boat registration plate's for use on the River Thames. Each one is detailed in black type on white "Thames Conservancy available until 31st December", other details differ for each"- 160/13 for 1944. 3/31 to 1944. 30/12 to 1947. In reasonable condition with some rubbing to the outer edges. The reverse of each has been cleaned and lacquered. Please state which one your require if ordering online. 4" x 3". Price is for each.  
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Price: 45.00


Rainhill Asylum Memorial Plaque P14
Original, quality late 19th century engraved brass plaque with red and black infilled letters mounted in the original honey coloured oak frame with a carved decorated inner mount. The mount is stamped to the lower right corner for the maker or supplier "Blain & Son Liverpool" and the plaque is detailed "Erected by the Committee of Visitors of Rainhill Asylum In Memory of 'Randle Cooke Lewis' who for nearly 46 years faithfully discharged the duties of Clerk & Steward. Nov 1896. Wm Scott Barret Chairman". Although some of the red and black infill is breaking up and some has dropped out all are otherwise complete and in good order. An insight to the Social History in 1896. 31" x 25" x 1". 
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Price: 650.00


Rainhill Asylum Memorial Plaque P14



Brass Locomotive Name Plate
Brass Locomotive Name Plate "Sir Hesketh Bell" R66
Original, quality large cast brass locomotive name plate issued in 1954 on a 60 Class Garrett steam locomotive number 6002 and supplied to the East African Railways. These were known as 'Governor Class' as each of the locomotives were named after a British Governor of the, then, East African Territories.

This plate was removed from the locomotive in 1969 and sold off in 1970. A fantastic piece of provenance included with this plate are the specification details on original East African Railways headed paper signed by the Chief Mechanical Engineer J. Mimano dated April 1970.

This name plate in cast brass has 6 bolt holes for mounting and the old original red painted background colour and note is very heavy.

Dimensions: 57.5" x 6.75" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 3,500.00


L & SWR Enamel No 4 R63
Original, quality 1920's / 30's square enamel plaque detailing "4" in cream on green. This very clean plaque has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and was used on the London & South Western Railway as a marker for parking an engine pulling four cars. Complete and in good order. 8" x 9". 
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Price: 135.00


L & SWR Enamel No 4 R63



Cast Iron Great Northern Railway Notice R62
Cast Iron Great Northern Railway Notice R62
Original, quality 1920's cast iron rectangular shaped "Great Northern Railway" notice repainted in black with embossed upper cased text detailing "Great Northern Railway, Beware of the trains, look both up and down the line before you cross". This example has two square bolt holes for mounting and is complete and in good order. 22" x 12.5" x 0.5". 
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Price: 200.00


Railway Cast Iron Waggon Plate R49
Original, quality heavy cast iron Railway Waggon plate with embossed detail "E 21 tons", "1949", "305236" and " B'ham C & W Co" for The Birmingham Railway Carriage and Waggon Company. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 11" x 6.5" x 0.5".  
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Price: 95.00


Railway Cast Iron Waggon Plate R49



Electricity Board Enamel Sign S207
Electricity Board Enamel Sign S207
Original, quality pre-war, small rectangular shaped enamel plaque, with black text in upper case on white detailing "The Property of The North Eastern Electricity Board". A very clean plaque with four screw holes for mounting. 5.25" x 3".  
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Price: 56.00


Seabank Street Cast Iron Sign S181
Original, quality, late 19th century, Scottish, wall mounted, cast iron street sign detailing "Seabank St." in a rectangular shape, with canted corners, a bead to the outer edge and two screw holes for mounting. In the old paint awaiting cleaning, but otherwise complete and in good order.

34.5" x 5".

0.5".

 
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Price: 100.00


Seabank Street Cast Iron Sign S181



Townend St. Cast Iron Sign S178
Townend St. Cast Iron Sign S178
Original, quality, late 19th century, Scottish, wall mounted, cast iron street sign detailing "Townend St." in a rectangular shape, with canted corners, a bead to the outer edge and two screw holes for mounting. The lower rim is also embossed "Grangemouth Iron Co Falkirk" for the maker. In the old paint awaiting cleaning, but otherwise complete and in good order.

27" x 7".

0.5".

 
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Price: 100.00


Courthill St. Cast Iron Sign S177
Original, quality, late 19th century, Scottish, wall mounted, cast iron street sign detailing "Courthill St." in a rectangular shape, with canted corners, a bead to the outer edge and two screw holes for mounting. The lower rim is also embossed "Grangemouth Iron Co Falkirk" for the maker. In the old paint awaiting cleaning, but otherwise complete and in good order.

27" x 7".

0.5".

 
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Price: 100.00


Courthill St. Cast Iron Sign S177



Phillip's Brass Safe Plate SP72
Phillip's Brass Safe Plate SP72
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass safe plate and handle backplate from a fireproof safe door. Embossed for the manufacturer "Phillip's and Son Birmingham" and with a good Royal coat of arms to the top. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 8.25" x 5".  
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Price: 65.00


1902 Stone Slab SS77
Original, quality sandstone block carved "1902" to the centre and with a recessed square border. This example is missing the top right hand corner but is complete and in good order otherwise and the '1902' is very clean. 25" x 18" x 3.5" front to back. 
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Price: 150.00


1902 Stone Slab SS77

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