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3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting HL561
3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting HL561
Original, quality 1920's three branch brass hanging electric light fitting with downward facing branches. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. A length of new brass chain and the original brass ceiling rose is included. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. The shades are not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: S467.

21" tall excluding shades plus 15" chain plus 4" ceiling rose x 3" diam.

22" diam excluding shades.

 
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Price: 450.00


Pair of Twin Brass Electric Wall Lights WL223
Original, quality 1930's / 40's pair of cast brass twin branch electric wall lights in the original matt gilt finish and with original "Flambé" frosted glass shades. This super pair of wall lights are in the form of crossed flaming torches and have been rewired with new three core flex and new brass UK bulb holders. Washed and waxed, fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 8" x 5".

Total including shades 14" wide x 6.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 650.00


Pair of Twin Brass Electric Wall Lights WL223



3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting HL559
3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting HL559
Original, quality 1920's three branch brass hanging electric light fitting with downward facing bulb holders. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. A length of new brass chain and a new replacement brass ceiling rose is included. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. The shades are not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: S499.

14" tall excluding shades plus 13" chain plus 2" rose x 3" diam.

18" wide excluding shades.

 
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Price: 385.00


3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting HL560
Original, quality 1920's three branch brass hanging electric light fitting with downward facing branches. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. A length of new brass chain and a new replacement brass ceiling rose is included. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. The shades are not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: S526.

16" tall excluding shades plus 10" chain plus 2" ceiling rose x 3" diam.

21" widest excluding shades.

 
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Price: 365.00


3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting HL560



3 Branch Pendant Copper Electric Light Fitting HL558
3 Branch Pendant Copper Electric Light Fitting HL558
Original, quality 1920's three branch hanging copper electric light fitting with pendant wired bulb holders. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. The original matching ceiling rose and a length of new replacement chain is included. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. The shades are not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: S550.

13" tall excluding shades plus 13" chain plus 2" ceiling rose x 3" diam.

16" diam excluding shades.

 
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Price: 350.00


Set of 3 Clear and Etched Glass Lamp Shades S550
Original, quality set of three matching continental frosted and clear glass lamp shades circa 1900, with an etched floral design to the lower half. These shades have been fitted with replacement, lacquered brass shade holders to fit standard, modern, UK electric bulb holders and are complete and in good order.

4.5" tall including shade holders.

5" widest.

 
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Price: 350.00


Set of 3 Clear and Etched Glass Lamp Shades S550



3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting HL556
3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fitting HL556
Original, quality 1920's three branch hanging electric light fitting with down turned branches with acanthus leaf decoration. Has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. A length of new brass chain and a new replacement brass ceiling rose is included. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. The shades are not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: S492.

Light fitting excluding shades 15" tall plus 12" chain plus 2" rose x 3.5" diam.

Wide 18" excluding shades.

 
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Price: 385.00


3 Branch Pendant Brass Electric Light Fitting HL557
Original, quality 1920's three branch hanging brass electric light fitting in the Art Nouveau pattern. This example has pendant wired bulb holders and has been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. An old original brass ceiling rose and a length of new replacement chain are included. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. The shades are not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: S465.

15.5" tall excluding shades plus 13" chain plus 2.5" ceiling rose x 3" diam excluding shades.

 
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Price: 465.00


3 Branch Pendant Brass Electric Light Fitting HL557



Brass Umbrella Stand US102
Brass Umbrella Stand US102
Original, quality six section brass umbrella stand circa 1900. This example has four brass corner stems mounted on a cast iron stand and fitted to the top with cube shaped mounts and squat finials. The base has been cleaned and repainted black and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

24" tall.

Base 12" x 7.5".

 
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Price: 300.00


Pierced Brass Fender F278
Original, quality late 19th century pierced brass fender with three cast brass lions paw feet, a rolled over top trim, a shaped lower front trim and a pierced design in the form of bunches of grapes on the vine. Minor dents but otherwise complete and in good order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

7" tall x 48" long exterior plus 46.25" internal.

13.5" front to back including feet.

Front to back excluding feet 12.25".

 
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Price: 165.00


Pierced Brass Fender F278



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4" Brass Door Bolt DB584
Original, quality 1920's surface mounted brass door bolt with a replacement keep made to suit. The bolt backplate has six countersunk screw holes for mounting and the keep has two and the bolt is in steel with a brass finial / grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

Bolt backplate 4" x 1 1/8".

Keep 0.75" x 1 1/8".

 
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Price: 38.00


6" Wrought Iron Cranked Door Bolt DB585
Original, quality late 19th century surface mounted blacksmith made wrought iron door bolt with a brass finial / grip and a replacement keep made to suit. The bolt backplate has four screw holes for mounting and the keep plate has two. This example is cranked. Fully overhauled, has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

Bolt backplate 6" x 1.5".

Keep 1.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 56.00


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12" Brass Door Bolt DB583
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass surface mounted door bolt with the original keep and a spherical shaped finial / grip. The backplate to the bolt has seven countersunk screw holes for mounting and the keep has two. This example has a concealed steel backplate to the reverse. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 12" x 1.75".

Keep 1.5" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 245.00


Green Etched Glass Lamp Shade S549
Original, quality late 19th century green etched glass gas light shade, with an original aluminium gas shade holder drilled out to fit a standard, modern, electric bulb holder. The shade holder is stamped for the manufacturer "Veritas made in England" and with the registration number for the year 1932. Complete and in good order.

6.25" tall including holder x 5.75" widest.

 
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Price: 125.00


Green Etched Glass Lamp Shade S549



Swansea Pottery Galleon Plate P109
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: 165.00


4 Piece Brass Loo Door Bolt Set LL104
Original, quality 1920's four piece cast pink brass toilet door bolt set with a shaped backplate to the sliding bar with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. The circular enamel plate printed with "Vacant" and "Engaged" is housed behind a brass cover with a cut-out window to view and the keep for the bolt has been made to suit and has two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and can be used on both left and right handed doors. Complete and in good and working order.

Bolt backplate 3.25" x 2.25".

Circular panel 2.75" diam.

Keep 1.75" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 185.00


4 Piece Brass Loo Door Bolt Set LL104



Cast Iron St Bernard Mantel Ornament MO64
Cast Iron St Bernard Mantel Ornament MO64
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron mantel ornament in the form of a St Bernard dog complete with a barrel from its neck. This unusual example has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order.

7" tall x 8.5" wide at base.

1.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00


Pewter Biscuit Barrel BB34
Original, quality late 19th century circular pewter biscuit barrel. This clean example has a hinged lid with an ivory handle and a circular skirt with three ball feet. All is embossed with acanthus leaf designs and is complete and in good and working order.

6.5" tall including knob and feet x 6.5" lower flange diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


Pewter Biscuit Barrel BB34



Aluminium Aga Kettle K174
Aluminium Aga Kettle K174
Original, quality 1930's cast aluminium squat shaped kettle with a bakelite grip to the handle and lid, the lid is embossed "Agaluxe". Some minor cracks to the knob to the lid, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

7.5" tall.

10" front to back including spout.

Base 8.75" diam.

 
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Price: 115.00


Ashwells Brass Loo Door Bolt Set LL103
Original, quality late 19th century four piece cast brass loo door bolt system. This lock can be used on both left and right handed doors, has the door bolt on a rachet gearing, a replacement keep made to suit and a circular ceramic disc to announce "Vacant" or "Engaged". Works a treat, is fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

Bolt backplate 4" x 2.75" tall.

Circular Backplate 2.25" diam.

Circular window 3 1/8" diam.

 
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Price: 230.00


Ashwells Brass Loo Door Bolt Set LL103



Brass Hat and Coat Hook, 4 matching available CH960
Brass Hat and Coat Hook, 4 matching available CH960
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass hat and coat hook with a lozenge shaped backplate with four countersunk screw holes for mounting, a short hook to the lower section and a longer hook with a detailed finial to the top for hats. 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.

Backplate 2 1/8" x 1.25".

Total 5 1/8" tall.

3.5" tall.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 34.00


Set of 4 Cupboard Brass Drawer Handles CK529
Original, quality set of four pre-war cast brass drawer handles with square backplates to each end and dome headed brass bolts and washers. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4.25" x 1" x 1" front to back exposed.

Bolts 1" long.

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 78.00


Set of 4 Cupboard Brass Drawer Handles CK529



Pair of Brass Door Handles DH931
Pair of Brass Door Handles DH931
Original, quality pair of 1920's oval shaped pink brass door knobs with square backplates, each with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and a square bar included to fit standard mortice locks and latches. Minor dents to one face of the knob otherwise complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 2.25" x 2.25".

Knobs 2 1/8" x 1.5".

2.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00


Edward VIII Coronation Water Jug CC248
Original, quality off-white ceramic jug with transfer decoration to both sides for the coronation of King Edward VIII in 1937 which never was, for he abdicated before the date. The underside is detailed for the manufacturer "L & Sons Hanley England" and all is complete and in good order.

5.5" tall x 4" x 6" including handle.

 
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Price: 45.00


Edward VIII Coronation Water Jug CC248



Sherwoods Candle Lamp CL79
Sherwoods Candle Lamp CL79
Original, quality 1920's brass candle lamp with a glass chimney and a new wax candle was originally nickel plated and now all has worn away apart from the underside which is detailed for the use manufacturer "Sherwood Birmingham". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

11" tall excluding shade.

Shade 5" tall = total 16" tall.

5" base diam.

 
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Price: 115.00


Pair of Etched Glass Light Shades S548
Original, quality pair of 1920's clear and frosted glass electric lamp shades with acid etched floral designs. Will fit standard, modern, UK electric bulb holders. Complete and in good order.

11" tall excluding shade.

5.5" tall x 5.5" widest.

 
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Price: 165.00


Pair of Etched Glass Light Shades S548



Huntley & Palmers
Huntley & Palmers "FA Cup" Biscuit Tin T103
Original, quality aluminium biscuit tin in the form of the "FA Cup" produced for Huntley & Palmers, The Biscuit Manufacturer based at Reading in Berkshire. This tin was produced in preparation for Reading Town winning the FA Cup in 1927, unfortunately, they were knocked out in the Semi-Finals at Wolverhampton losing to Cardiff City 0-3 on 26th March 1927. As Reading Town did not win the FA Cup final, the tin was never issued as such and not produced in any great numbers. The underside is impressed "Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Manufacturer Reading & London England" and "Made in England". Complete and in good order. Not a common biscuit tin to find.

8.5" tall x 6.5" x 4.25".

 
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Price: 450.00


Pair of Oval Brass Door Handles DH930
Original, quality pair of late 19th century oval shaped cast brass door knobs on rectangular shaped backplates, each with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and a square bar included to fit standard mortice locks and latches. Complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 5.75" x 2".

Knobs 2.25" x 1.75".

2.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 78.00


Pair of Oval Brass Door Handles DH930



Oval Steel Dairy Can DP267
Oval Steel Dairy Can DP267
Original quality, late 19th century, oval steel dairy can as used on milk delivery prams and floats when delivering from door to door, straight from the churn. This example has the standard brass wire loop swing handle to the top, a fixed loop to the back and large brass mounts to the hinge of the lid. The lid is impressed "J. T. Chambers". All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order.

4.5" tall.

4.75" widest.

3.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 125.00

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