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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" and 4.25" wide including handle.  
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Price: 56.00


1935 Jubilee Mug CC109



Wilson Shipping Line Milk Jug N25
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 and 7" widest including handle. 
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Price: 115.00


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


Pair of Teak and Brass Yacht Cleats N24



J Stone Brass Porthole N23
J Stone Brass Porthole N23
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's heavy all cast brass ship's porthole, with the glass to the hinged section and a cogged ratchet locking system. The glazed window frame is impressed "J Stone & Co London" for the manufacturer and "Mullans Patent". A very heavy porthole, appears complete and in good order. This item was purchased during the filming of an episode of Dickinson's Real Deal at Stafford. Outer Frame 18" diam, glazed frame 15.5" diam exerior, visible glass 12" and total 3.25" front to back. 
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Price: 385.00


RMS Aquitania Ashtray N17
Original, quality 1920's, square shaped, pressed brass ashtray with four corner cigarette rests and an embossed detail to the centre of a liner with four funnels and "RMS Aquitania". Polished and lacquered, complete and in good order. 3.75" square x 0.5" tall.  
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Price: 45.00


RMS Aquitania Ashtray   N17



RMS Queen Mary Ashtray   N16
RMS Queen Mary Ashtray N16
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, brass ashtray with an enamelled crest to the centre for "RMS Queen Mary". This square ashtray has a cigarette groove to each corner and was originally nickel plated, most of which is still visible to the underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 4.75" x 4.5" and 0.5".  
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Price: 75.00


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. Please state which one your require if ordering online. 4" x 3". Price is for each.  
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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


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


HMS Dolphin Trophy SG228



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: 135.00

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