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Pair of Brass Stable Tethering Rings H67
Pair of Brass Stable Tethering Rings H67
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast brass tethering rings with heavy cast brass cicrular backplates, circular turned and ebonised wooden mounts and threaded mounting bolts. A good soild and sturdy pair. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Wooden backplate 4.75" x 1".

Brass backplate 4" diam.

Ring 3" diam.

Total front to back 3.5".

 
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Price: 230.00


Picquot Ware 5 Piece Tea Set TP37
Original, quality 1960's cast aluminium tea set comprising coffee pot, teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug with the original matching tray. The teapot, coffee pot and tray all have polished wooden mounts and the tray is in aluminium framed Formica with a wood grain finish. The undersides of the four pots are impressed "Picquot Ware" and "Made in England" and all is in super condition, ready for use.

Tray 15.5" x 10.75" x 1.5".

Hot water / Coffee pot 7.25" tall.

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 68.00


Picquot Ware 5 Piece Tea Set TP37



Spong & Co Brass Nameplate NP400
Spong & Co Brass Nameplate NP400
Original, quality late 19th century embossed brass diamond shaped makers nameplate detailing "Spong & Co Manufacturer's London". This example with four screw holes for mounting was originally fixed to an oak knife cleaning machine as used in the larger homes and hotels. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

5.5" x 4.5" plus 1" front to back.

 
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Price: 65.00


Kenrick No1 Cast Iron Coffee Grinder CG63
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron coffee grinder with a brass maker's plate to the front detailing "A Kenrick & Sons Patent Coffee Mill", a brass knob to the pull out front drawer, a brass hopper and a cranked cast iron handle with a turned wooden grip. Both the drawer and the body are impressed '1' for the size. The side lugs enable the grinder to be fixed to a shelf or a table and the grind can be adjusted with a screwdriver from the underside when the drawer is removed. The cast iron body still has most of the original black japanned finish and the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

7" tall including handle .

7.5" wide including handle.

Body 4.5" x 5.5" including mounting lugs.

 
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Price: 85.00


Kenrick No1 Cast Iron Coffee Grinder CG63



Pair of Brass Door Pulls DP583
Pair of Brass Door Pulls DP583
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast brass door pull handles, originally from a two door fireproof safe but ideal for interior doors or cupboards. Each handle has a tapered tubular grip mounted on two backplates each with a bolt hole for mounting. 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.

7.25" long x 1.5" wide x 2.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 85.00


Circular Terracotta Bread Pan BP23
Original, quality late 19th century circular terracotta bread proving pan often referred to as a "Pansion". This example has several copper staple type repairs, a hole drilled to the floor for drainage and glazing inside. These were used originally with a lid to allow the bread dough to rise and "prove" but now ideal as a planter.

Top diam 15" x 7.5" tall.

 
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Price: 34.00


Circular Terracotta Bread Pan BP23



Glazed Stoneware Bread Pan BP24
Glazed Stoneware Bread Pan BP24
Original, quality late 19th century buff coloured stoneware circular bread proving pan often referred to as a "Pansion". This example has several copper staple type repairs, a hole drilled to the floor for drainage and glazing inside. These were used originally with a lid to allow the bread dough to rise and "prove" but now ideal as a planter.

Top diam exterior 18".

9.5" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00


Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH26
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped cast iron rain hopper. This smaller example has a decorated trim to the top rim, two bolt holes to the back and a hole to the floor to take the downpipe. All in the old dark paintwork. Perfect for its original use or as a planter and complete and in good and working order.

Top 11.75" x 6".

Body 9" x 4.5".

9" tall.

Outer diam of tube section 2".

 
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Price: 45.00


Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH26



Circular Terracotta Bread Pan BP22
Circular Terracotta Bread Pan BP22
Original, quality late 19th century large circular terracotta bread proving pan often referred to as a "Pansion". This good clean example is glazed inside and out with an unglazed rolled top rim. These were used originally with a lid to allow the bread dough to rise and "prove". No damage, no holes and complete and in good and working order.

Top diam 18.5" x 9" tall.

 
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Price: 65.00


Short Terracotta Chimney Pot CP160
Original, quality circa 1900, short terracotta chimney pot with tapered sides, an impressed band of decoration to the centre and a rolled over top rim. Perfect for back up on the roof. Complete and in good and working order.

12" tall.

11" diam bottom.

10.5" top exterior diam.

Aperture 8" diam.

 
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Price: 40.00


Short Terracotta Chimney Pot CP160



Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH25
Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH25
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's rectangular shaped cast iron rain hopper. This example has two mounting lugs, a hole to the floor to accept the downpipe and a top decorated trim. All in the old cream coloured paintwork. Some rust damage to the rear panel, so probably not suitable for use but complete otherwise complete and in good and working order.

Top 17.5" x 10".

Body 14" x 8" x 8".

Mounting lugs 18.5" wide.

Outer diam of tube section 4".

 
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Price: 65.00


Short Terracotta Chimney Pot CP159
Original, quality 1930's short terracotta chimney pot with straight sides and a rolled rim to the top. Perfect for back up on the roof. Complete and in good and working order.

12" tall.

Base diam 10.5".

11.5" top diam exterior.

Aperture top 8.5" diam.

 
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Price: 35.00


Short Terracotta Chimney Pot CP159



Short Terracotta Chimney Pot CP158
Short Terracotta Chimney Pot CP158
Original, quality 1930's short terracotta chimney pot with straight sides and a thick rolled rim to the top. Perfect for back up on the roof. Complete and in good and working order.

12" tall.

Base diam 10".

Widest at top 11.5".

8.5" diam aperture.

 
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Price: 35.00


Brass and Ceramic Hat and Coat Hook CH977
Original, quality late 19th century brass and ceramic hat and coat hook with a plain brass tube fitted to a cast brass decorative backplate with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Each top has a spherical shaped white ceramic finial. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra and is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 1.5" x 1.75".

Total 7.5" tall.

5.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 65.00


Brass and Ceramic Hat and Coat Hook CH977



Wrought Iron Well Head WB5
Wrought Iron Well Head WB5
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron well head frame with the suspended pulley type wheel for the bucket rope to the centre. The original side posts have been removed and replaced with two wrought iron bar supports to push into the foundations. Otherwise all original and in good and working order.

Total height to tip of point 59".

Width of uprights 44.75".

Height of main side supports 38".

 
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Price: 450.00


Thick Glass Tank GT1
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's rectangular shaped deep glass Battery Acid tank. Perfect for a fish tank, vivarium or an indoor planter. The thick glass has a hammered finish and curved corners and apart from a few chips to the top rim all is complete and in good and working order.

14.5" tall x 13.75" x 10.75".

Glass thickness 0.25".

 
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Price: 185.00


Thick Glass Tank GT1



Terracotta Chimney CP156
Terracotta Chimney CP156
Original, quality pre-war tapered and cylindrical terracotta chimney pot with five impressed rings to the upper exterior surface. All is perfect and good for back up on the roof for its original purpose or as a garden ornament. Complete and in good and working order.

24.5" tall.

Base exterior 12.5" diam.

Top inner aperture 8.75" diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


14lb Brass Weight W358
Original, quality late 19th century butchers / grocers shop 14lb bell shaped brass counter weight with a shaped grip to the top. This clean example is stamped "14lbs" to the grip and "Goodman Bros Cardiff" for the original owner. 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.

8.5" tall x 4.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 300.00


14lb Brass Weight W358



Granite Curling Stone CS29
Granite Curling Stone CS29
Original, quality mid 19th century dark grey granite curling stone of the earlier Scottish form. This unusual example has the original brass handle with a replacement ebony grip made to suit copied from an original. The underside of the body is polished smooth whereas the rest has a rough finish. The stone has been washed and waxed and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

Stone 9.75" diam.

4.75" tall.

Total height including handle 6.75".

 
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Price: 165.00


Vented Terracotta Chimney Pot CP157
Original, quality 1930's terracotta chimney pot with side vents to the upper section and a cylindrical tapered body cut short in height. Although cut down to suit a previous location it is still very usable as a chimney if required back up on the roof or just as a garden decoration / planter. Apart from the loss of the lower section all is in good order and complete.

21" tall.

9.5" inner aperture top.

Base 10.5".

Total 12.5" widest.

 
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Price: 65.00


Vented Terracotta Chimney Pot CP157



Pair of Circular Stone Troughs SS103
Pair of Circular Stone Troughs SS103
Original, quality pair of 19th century cup shaped circular stone troughs. This pair have a good colouring of lichen and mosses, a drainage hole to each and a rustic weathered finish to the exterior. A most unusual pair of planters. Complete and in good order.

9.5" tall.

17" diam external.

13" inner diam.

7" diam.

 
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Price: 500.00


Copper Teapot TP36
Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped copper teapot with the original copper lid and brass finial, a tubular handle and a spout with a good shape. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in good and working order. An unusual example.

7" tall x 11.75" long including handle and spout.

Base 5" x 6.75".

 
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Price: 65.00


Copper Teapot TP36



Copper Kettle K176
Copper Kettle K176
Original, quality late 19th century circular copper kettle with a handle over the top with cast brass supports and an acorn shaped finial to the lid. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Some minor dents and pitting but otherwise complete and in good and working order.

9.75" tall.

7" wide.

10.5" front to back including spout.

 
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Price: 45.00


Pair of British Rail Cast Iron Wall Ties WT2
Original, quality pair of 1920's rectangular shaped cast iron wall ties embossed "BR (W) Signal Dept" for British Rail Western Region. The first we seen. These originally came from Lambourn Railway Station and are complete and in good and working order.

18" x 13.25" x 3" front to back.

 
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Price: 230.00


Pair of British Rail Cast Iron Wall Ties WT2



'D' Shaped Stone Sink SS102
'D' Shaped Stone Sink SS102
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century deep 'D' shaped stone sink. This good example has a good colour and covering of lichen to the outside and a drain hole to the floor at the front, to take a plughole if required. Complete and in good order.

Exterior 17" wide x 25.5" front to back plus 10" tall.

Interior 12" wide x 21" front to back plus 7.5" tall.

 
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Price: 385.00


W.M.H.S Milk Bottle BJ208
Original, quality post-war half pint sized clear glass milk bottle with an old push in cardboard top. The front is printed "W.M.H.S" in upper cased green text for the dairy producing the milk originally dispensed. Complete and in good order.

6.25" tall x 2.5" base diam.

1.75" top aperture.

 
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Price: 23.00


W.M.H.S Milk Bottle BJ208



Erinmore Tobacco Tin T105
Erinmore Tobacco Tin T105
Original, quality post-war 2oz tobacco tin. This near mint example has red detail on the yellow lid "Murray's Erinmore Mixture Belfast" and "Empire Grown Tobacco". Complete and in good order.

4.25" x 3.25" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 23.00

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