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Cunard Line Bakelite Ashtray A44
Cunard Line Bakelite Ashtray A44
Original, quality 1920's, circular brown bakelite ashtray with five original cigarette resting points and embossed to the centre "Cunard Line" for the shipping company. The reverse is embossed for the manufacturer "Fraser and Glass Ltd London N12" and "British Made". A small chip under the outer rim, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

5.75" diameter x 0.75".

 
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Price: 56.00


1935 Jubilee Mug CC109
Original, quality, ceramic mug issued to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V in 1935. The front has a coloured detail of the King and Queen, the reverse has a small coloured detail and the other side has black type detail "With Compliments of The Petty Officers' Mess Devonport 1935". The underside is printed for the manufacturer "George Jones and Sons Crescent". Perfect and complete.

3.25" tall x 3.25".

4.25" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 23.00


1935 Jubilee Mug CC109



Pair of 4.5
Pair of 4.5" Nickel Door Hooks and Eyes DH32
Original, quality pair of circa 1900, heavy nickel plated silent door hooks and eyes. These examples have double close fitting joints with very smart tapered hooks and appear to be unused or as near as. Each oval backplate has two countersunk screw holes for mounting and all is complete and in good and working order. The finest we have seen to date.

Backplates 2" x 1.5".

Total including backplate 5.5" wide x 2".

1.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 230.00


Wilson Shipping Line Milk Jug N25
Original, quality large white ceramic water / milk jug with a pouring lip and a side handle. This clean example has green bands to the top and a logo for "Wilson Line" Shipping Company 1914 to 1940 and detailed to the underside for the manufacturer "Adams Est 1657 England". Complete and in good order.

9" tall.

Base 5.5" diam.

7" widest including handle.

 
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Price: 85.00


Wilson Shipping Line Milk Jug N25



Pair of Teak and Brass Yacht Cleats N24
Pair of Teak and Brass Yacht Cleats N24
Original, quality pair of 1920's teak yacht cleats with cast pink brass mounting brackets. Each bracket has two large countersunk screw / bolt holes for mounting and a good oval shaped teak bar. Not only good to go back onto a boat but ideal as door pulls. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 4.5" x 1.75" and 8.25" max width.

Total 16.5" x 4.5" and 3.75" tall.

 
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Price: 350.00


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


The Arthur Wix Kelsey Cot Plaque NP307



Deck Locker Brass Plaque NP112
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


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.

4" x 3".

Price is for each.

Please state which one your require if ordering online.

 
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Price: 45.00


Thames Conservancy Enamel Plaque 2 available NP15



1877 Horn Beaker P4
1877 Horn Beaker P4
Original, quality, late 19th century, tapered cowhorn beaker with a glass bottom and mounted to the front with a shield shaped silver or silver plated plaque detailed "B.R.N.A.V.", "Cutter's Race, Gunner, R Murray 1877" This was a trophy / prize awarded in 1877. Although the top is a little oval in shape all is complete and in super condition.

5" tall.

3.5" top diameter.

2.25" base diameter.

 
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Price: 135.00


Capstan Cigarettes Enamel Sign S321
Original, quality 1920's enamel sign advertising "Capstan medium cigarettes" with a line drawing of a "capstan". This very clean and bright two colour blue enamel sign has ten screw holes for mounting, some minor scratches and some very minor chips to the enamel at the edges, otherwise complete and in good order.

36" x 24". 
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Price: 350.00


Capstan Cigarettes Enamel Sign S321



HMS Dolphin Trophy SG228
HMS Dolphin Trophy SG228
Original, quality silver plated trophy in the form of a cup with Art Nouveau side handles, a narrow stem and a circular foot. The underside is impressed "EPNS" and with the maker's stamp for Walker and Hall and the cup is engraved "H.M.S. Dolphin 1st Prize One Mile Open 1924". A very clean example with no wear to the plate, complete and only one very minor dent. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

7.5" tall, total width 9".

Bowl 6" diam and base 4" diam.

 
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Price: 115.00


Lignum Vitae Cringle T25
Original, quality, late 19th century, superb huge 'Gromet' shaped piece of turned lignum vitae, referred to as a Cringle and used with nartical ropework. Lignum Vitae is heavy and hard and one of the few woods that with not float. A wonderful, very tactile object, complete and in good order.

5" diameter x 3" thick.

 
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Price: 135.00


Lignum Vitae Cringle T25

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