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Boxed Set of Mother of Pearl Teaspoons C101
Boxed Set of Mother of Pearl Teaspoons C101
Original, quality boxed set of six 1920's / 30's solid "Mother of Pearl" teaspoons. This very clean example probably unused has the original paper stickers to the inside detailing "Real Mother of Pearl" and "Made in England". Complete and in good order.

Box 6.5" x 5.5" x 1".

Spoon 4.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 78.00


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: 18.00


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


Brass Travelling Calipers N27
Original, quality pair of late 19th century brass and steel mapping calipers in a tapered tubular brass cover with a suspension eye. 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. Could this be nautical for chart work or mapping etc ? It's certainly of super quality and the first we have seen. Complete and in good and working order.

6" x 0.5" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 85.00


Brass Travelling Calipers N27



Thames Conservancy Enamel Plaque NP15
Thames Conservancy Enamel Plaque 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" and detailed "- 160/13 to 1944. In reasonable condition with some rubbing to the outer edges. The reverse of each has been cleaned and lacquered.

4" x 3".

 
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Price: 45.00


Swansea Pottery Galleon Plate P109
Original, quality 18th / early 19th century 9" ceramic plate from Swansea Pottery with a detailed illustration of a twin mast galleon at sea. Perfect.

9" diam.

1" front to back.

 
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Price: 145.00


Swansea Pottery Galleon Plate P109



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


Wemyss Bay Steam Boat & Co Candlestick SC1
Original, quality late 19th century nickel candlestick with a plaster weighted base, a small tear to the top of the sconce and a circular logo on the top of the circular plinth detailing "Wemyss Bay Steam Boat Co ( Limited ). All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in good working order.

9.25" tall x 5.25" diam.

 
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Price: 165.00


Wemyss Bay Steam Boat & Co Candlestick SC1



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.

Base 4" diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


Butterfly Wings Drinks Tray T175
Original, quality small 1920's / 30's rectangular shaped inlaid mahogany tray with a glazed floor, decorated behind with a South American scene on a backing of Butterfly wings and detailed "Rio De Janeiro" (Brazil). The outer frame of the tray has a cutout handle to each end and the underside has a panel of plywood as a backing board. A very clean example complete and in good order. This tray has the original maker's label to the reverse.

14" x 8.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 125.00


Butterfly Wings Drinks Tray T175



Butterfly Wings Drinks Tray T174
Butterfly Wings Drinks Tray T174
Original, quality small 1920's / 30's rectangular shaped inlaid mahogany tray with a glazed floor, decorated behind with a South American scene on a backing of Butterfly wings and detailed "Rio De Janeiro" (Brazil). The outer frame of the tray has a cutout handle to each end and the underside has a panel of plywood as a backing board. A very clean example complete and in good order.

14" x 8.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 125.00


Rothmans Cigarette Tin Maiden Voyage 1969 T113
Original, quality large decorated tin originally filled with "Rothmans King Sized Cigarettes" and issued on the maiden voyage of "RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 Maiden Voyage in 1969". This very clean example in near mint condition has a super embossed detail of the very ship itself and is complete and in good order.

11.75" x 4" x 2".

 
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Price: 78.00


Rothmans Cigarette Tin Maiden Voyage 1969 T113



Lignum Vitae Cringle T25
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: 115.00

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