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Enamel Signs
Enamel Signs
Many original, quality, Enamel Signs are currently available in stock.

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Carltonware Guinness Cruet Set A139
Original, quality post-war three piece cruet set in cube form, advertising "Guinness for you" and a half pint glass of guinness alternating to the four sides. This set comprising a salt, a pepper and a mustard pot with lid, each marked to the underside for the maker "Carlton Ware and "Made in England, Trademark". Each has a plastic bung to the underside. The pepper and mustard pot are perfect but the salt has a hairline crack to one side or a scratch ? it's difficult to determine, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

Salt and pepper each 5" x 2.5" x 2.5".

Mustard 2.5" x 2.5" x 2.5".

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 68.00


Carltonware Guinness Cruet Set A139



Copper Ale Muller AM7
Copper Ale Muller AM7
Original, quality late 19th century all copper "Donkey's Ear" shaped ale muller. These mullers were used to warm up ale in the hot coals of the fire. This good clean example has a rolled over seam and top rim, a pouring lip, a strap handle and good tinning to the interior. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A good heavy grade copper item, complete and in good order.

11" tall.

Top rim 6" x 5".

7.5" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 56.00


Copper Ale Muller AM6
Original, quality late 19th century coppersmith made ale muller of the "Donkey's Ear" design. These mullers were used to warm up ale in the hot coals of the fire. This example has a rolled over seam and top rim, good tinning to the inside and most of all, the maker's name to the shaped side handle "E.J. Walden Banbury". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

10.25".

7" wide including handle.

4" top diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


Copper Ale Muller AM6



Stoneware Drinking Water Barrel B7
Stoneware Drinking Water Barrel B7
Original, quality late 19th century dark glazed stoneware "bellied" barrel with lid, a hole for a tap to the front and impressed "Etherium Drinking Water" and "4". This example is in mint condition with a fully glazed inner and no chips or blemishes. Most unusual the first we have seen. Complete and in good order.

16.5" tall x 13" widest.

Top aperture (inner) 7.75" diam.

 
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Price: 185.00


Huge Oak Wine Barrel B4
Original, quality huge 1920's cooper made oak wine barrel with ten thick wrought iron bands. This barrel of gigantic proportions will hold together tightly if kept full of liquid or outside to the elements. A great looking barrel with many uses. Complete and in good order.

49" tall x 27" base diam.

31" widest in middle.

 
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Price: 100.00


Huge Oak Wine Barrel B4



Doulton Stoneware Whisky Jug BJ203
Doulton Stoneware Whisky Jug BJ203
Original, quality late 19th century glazed stoneware whisky jug with the original screw in stoneware stopper. The front has an applied decoration of a Viking longship or similar and "Special Highland Whisky". The underside is impressed for the manufacturer "Doulton Lambeth" and the registration number for the year 1884. Perfect and complete and in good and working order.

7.25" tall x 5.5" wide.

 
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Price: 115.00


Simonds Bar Beer Pull BP3
Original, quality probably 1950's / 60's all chromed bar top beer pull, with a spout to the front and a side lever with a spherical finial / grip. The front is mounted with a curved brass plaque for the supplier of the drink to be poured and detailed for Simonds the brewer from Reading in Berkshire. Not suitable for re use, otherwise in good order generally.

9.25" tall.

Body 3.25" diam.

Lever projects 6".

 
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Price: 65.00


Simonds Bar Beer Pull BP3



Blackpool Tower Bottle Opener BO1
Blackpool Tower Bottle Opener BO1
Original, quality chrome on steel 'crown cap' bottle opener in the form of the Blackpool Tower. One side is embossed 'Blackpool Tower' and the other with the registration number for the year 1945. An unusual tourist souvenir and complete and in good and working order.

4.25" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Cribbage on Oak CB17
Original, quality pre-war brass cribbage board recently remounted on a honey coloured oak board. The brass pegs are replacements made to suit. 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.

10" x 4" x 1".

 
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Price: 115.00


Brass Cribbage on Oak CB17



Brass on Oak Horseshoe Crib Board CB16
Brass on Oak Horseshoe Crib Board CB16
Original, quality late 19th century horseshoe shaped crib board in oak with a drawer to the front and brass mounts to the top. Within the brass "horseshoe" is an engraved brass decoration of three playing cards, the four of hearts, five of clubs and four of diamonds: The pull out drawer to the front for a pack of cards, has a handle in the form of a tiny stirrup. The brass pegs are replacements turned up to suit and all is complete and in good and working order. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A great cribbage board, the first we have seen in this form.

6.75" x 5.75" x 2.25".

 
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Price: 300.00


Brass on Oak Crib Board CB13
Original, quality circa 1900, shaped brass cribbage board mounted on a replacement, honey coloured oak backboard made to suit. This unusual example includes a set of four replacement brass pegs made to suit. 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.

11.5" x 7.75" x 1".

 
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Price: 125.00


Brass on Oak Crib Board CB13



Novelty Brass Cigar Cutter CC5
Novelty Brass Cigar Cutter CC5
Original, quality 1920's novelty cigar cutter in the form of a pint bottle of Bass and Co Pale Ale. Twist the ring to the top and the label to the front of the bottle releases to view the 'V' shaped cutting blade. The reverse is stamped "Made in Vienna". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

2" x 0.5" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 145.00


Ships Wheel Cigar Cutter CC4
Original, quality 1930's heavy nickel tabletop cigar cutter in the realistic form of a ship's wheel. To operate, the wheel turns and the cutter slides into view on the top aperture and the circular base will unscrew to empty. The wheel is engraved "HMS Repulse 1930 - 31". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

5.25" tall.

3" wide x 3" front to back.

Base 3" diam.

 
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Price: 135.00


Ships Wheel Cigar Cutter CC4



Yankee No 2 Corkpuller CS196
Yankee No 2 Corkpuller CS196
Original, quality "Yankee No 2" bar corkscrew with a table / shelf mounting clamp with screw adjustment. This good cast iron example was patented by R. B Gilchrist in 1907 and manufactured by The Arcade manufacturing Co USA. All is in super condition, very simple to use and complete and in good and working order.

12" x 5" x 4".

 
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Price: 230.00


Rotary Eclipse Bar Corkpuller CS189
Original, quality, cast brass 'Rotary Eclipse' bar corkpuller, circa 1900 / 1920's, undoubtedly the finest of the bar corkpullers ever manufactured. One wind of the handle, clockwise, will turn the screw into the cork and another turn, anti-clockwise, will draw the cork from the bottle with no effort. The circular base has four countersunk screw holes for mounting to the bar and the cranked side handle has a cylindrical ebony grip. The base also has the remains of the manufacturer's plaque detailing "The Patent Eclipse". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. We rarely find these today and this example, fully overhauled, is complete and in good and working order.

Base 4.5" diam.

Total 16" tall x 7.5" wide including handle.

13" front to back.

 
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Price: 850.00


Rotary Eclipse Bar Corkpuller CS189



Pewter Wine Funnel F23
Pewter Wine Funnel F23
Original, quality pre-war pewter wine funnel with a side ring to the top, a larger than average bowl, a long nozzle, no maker's name, and no filter but complete and in super condition.

7.5" long x 4.75" widest.

 
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Price: 65.00


Silver Plated Wine Funnel F15
Original, quality, early to mid 19th century, silver plated on copper, two piece wine funnel. The top has a rope twist decoration to the rim and finger grip and the spout has a curve and three ribs. Some rubbing to the plating showing the copper bleeding through, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

3.75" widest x 5.5" total length.

 
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Price: 65.00


Silver Plated Wine Funnel F15



Copper Ale Funnel F7
Copper Ale Funnel F7
Original, quality, 1920's / 30's, copper ale funnel with a good tinned interior, a breathing vent and a 'V' shaped cut out to the end of the tube. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Some very, very minor dents and a small kink to the tube, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

5.75" top diameter x 10.5" tall.

 
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Price: 65.00


Royal Exchange Insurance Pin Tray, 2 available FM23
Original, quality 1920's circular nickel pin tray or wine coaster embossed to the centre with the coat of arms for "Royal Exchange Insurance". This heavy small tray is impressed "Made in England by Henry Jenkins & Sons Ltd Birmingham". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

4.25" x 0.75".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 115.00


Royal Exchange Insurance Pin Tray, 2 available FM23



Royal Exchange Insurance Pin Tray, 4 available FM22
Royal Exchange Insurance Pin Tray, 4 available FM22
Original, quality 1920's circular copper pin tray or wine coaster embossed to the centre with the coat of arms for "Royal Exchange Assurance". This heavy small tray is impressed "Made in England by Henry Jenkins & Sons Ltd Birmingham". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

4.25" x 0.75".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 115.00


Copper Ale Jug J221
Original, quality 1920's copper ale jug with a tapered body, a pouring lip and a strap handle to the rear. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

8" tall x base 6" diam.

Widest including handle 9".

 
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Price: 78.00


Copper Ale Jug J221



Ceramic Whisky Jug J195
Ceramic Whisky Jug J195
Original, quality late 19th century ceramic whisky jug, simulating a stoneware flagon within a wicker basket with handle to the rear. The shoulder is printed "Whisky" and the top spout has a cork stopper with a nickel plated pouring lip and collar. The underside has a blue printed maker's details and the registration number for the year 1899 and all is complete and in good and working order.

6.5" tall.

4.5" diam.

5" including handle.

 
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Price: 78.00


Ceramic Whisky Jug J194
Original, quality late 19th century ceramic whisky jug, simulating a stoneware flagon within a wicker basket with handle to the rear. The shoulder is printed "Whisky" and the top has a nickel plated collar with a pouring spout and a hinged and shaped cover both with some wear and pitting. The underside has a blue printed maker's details and the registration number for the year 1899. All is complete and in good and working order otherwise.

7.25" tall x 4.5" diam.

5" including handle.

 
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Price: 89.00


Ceramic Whisky Jug J194



Courage Alton Pale Ale Jug J173
Courage Alton Pale Ale Jug J173
Original, quality pre-war off white coloured ceramic water jug with a coloured cockerel to each side and advertising "Courage Nut Brown Ale" to one side and "Courage Alton Pale Ale" to the other. The underside is detailed for the manufacturer "The Associated Potteries Co. Sole Proprietor Hancock, Caulfield & Waller Ltd, Mitcham, London & The Potteries". These water jugs were issued for use on the bar top in pubs and hotels and this example is perfect and very clean.

4" tall x 4.5" x 5.75" including handle.

 
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Price: 135.00


Large Salt Glazed Harvest Jug J155
Original, quality early 19th century large salt glazed harvest jug in two toned glazed colouring of dark chocolate to the upper and coffee colour below. This jug has a variety of embossed detail including a band on the shoulders of grapes on the vine with the leaves, a fox hunting scene with hounds and, unusually, with riders not on their horses but standing beside them, helping the hounds over the fence and gate. This fine example and great looker, has an old restoration to the back of the top rim and a faint hairline crack to the underside, otherwise a wonderful looking salt glazed harvest jug of good proportions.

10" tall x 9" x 9.5" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 200.00


Large Salt Glazed Harvest Jug J155



Gaskell & Chambers Brass Keyhole Surround, 2 available KC502
Gaskell & Chambers Brass Keyhole Surround, 2 available KC502
Original, quality shield shaped brass keyhole surround with three countersunk screw holes for mounting and impressed "Gaskell & Chambers Ltd Dale End Works Birmingham Serial No82 1929". Gaskell & Chambers were a large manufacturer of pub and Hotel fixtures and fittings. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

3" x 2.25" x 0.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 65.00


Suede Bound Expenses Ledger L5
Original, quality, suede bound expenses ledger with applied red leather titles. "Expenses Book", to the front cover and to the spine. Originally this ledger had one hundred and ninety pages but the first twenty-three have been removed along with the frontice page, presumably to destroy the details of the original owners. Manufactured by Drake Driver & Leaver Ltd Rosebery Avenue London E.C. The outer covers have tooled decoration back and front but do show signs of wear and tear and of course this example is now incomplete.

13" x 8.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 75.00


Suede Bound Expenses Ledger L5



Half Gallon Ceramic Ale Measure Jug M288
Half Gallon Ceramic Ale Measure Jug M288
Original, quality late 19th century half gallon ( 4 pints ) ale measure jug with a bellied form, side handle and a good pouring lip. This most unusual ale measure is in a pale blue willow-type pattern with pagodas, trees and a bridge over water. The top rim lip and handle are also decorated to match. The shoulder to one side has the acid etched stamp for the customs and excise and "Half Gallon" and "VR" for the Reign of Queen Victoria. Complete and in good order.

7.5" tall x 7".

9" wide including spout and handle.

 
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Price: 350.00


Pint Glass Ale Measure M287
Original, quality late 19th century clear glass tankard shaped ale measure. This unusual example is acid etched to the side "Pint" and "VR" beneath a crown and "324". Complete and in good and working order.

5" tall.

Base diam 4.5".

Widest Including handle 6".

 
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Price: 68.00


Pint Glass Ale Measure M287



J. Winkee Pint Ale Measure M286
J. Winkee Pint Ale Measure M286
Original, quality circa 1900, one pint ceramic ale measure with a flow-blue Art Nouveau pattern, a side handle and an acid etched 'pint' customs and excise detail in the glaze to the front. The underside is detailed "Manufactured for J. Winke The Shambles Worcester". Complete and in good and working order.

4" tall x 4" diam body.

5.25" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 115.00


Half Pint Nickel Ale Measure M275
Original, quality late 19th century nickel half pint measure / tankard. This clean example has a side handle, a waisted body and "VR L.C.C. Half Pint" stamped beneath the top rim. The underside is engraved with the detail of the original pub "Spread Eagle Stangate St Lambeth" (London). Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

4.5" tall x 5" wide including handle.

3.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 45.00


Half Pint Nickel Ale Measure M275



Half Pint Nickel Ale Measure M274
Half Pint Nickel Ale Measure M274
Original, quality late 19th century nickel half pint measure / tankard. This clean example has a side handle, a waisted body, initials engraved to the front and "VR L.C.C. Half Pint" stamped beneath the top rim. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

4.5" tall x 5" wide including handle.

3.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 45.00


Half Pint Copper Ale Measure M272
Original, quality late 19th century copper and brass half pint ale measure. This clean example has brass top and base collars, a tapered copper body and is stamped to the side with a custom and excise mark and "half pint" and a handle to the side. 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.

3.75" tall.

2.75" top diam.

2 7/8" base diam.

4.25" including handle.

 
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Price: 68.00


Half Pint Copper Ale Measure M272



Half Gill Spirit Measure M268
Half Gill Spirit Measure M268
Original, quality 1920's pink cast brass tankard shaped spirit measure with a rolled over top rim, a side handle and stamped "½ gill" beneath the top rim and "GR". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

2.5" tall x 2" diam.

2.75" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 56.00


Quart Ceramic Ale Measure M263
Original, quality circa 1900, quart ceramic ale measure transfer printed to both sides in blue with stooks of barley and to the underside with "K O Dale Stone, Dale End Birmingham" for the manufacturer and the registration number for the year 1891. All is heavily crazed inside and out and is acid etched to the front "Forester's Arms, Watermoor, Cirencester". Crazed but otherwise complete and in good order.

6.5" tall x 4.25" diam.

6" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 95.00


Quart Ceramic Ale Measure M263



Set of 3 Brass Ale Measures M262
Set of 3 Brass Ale Measures M262
Original, quality set of three matching late 19th century pink brass ale measures, comprising quart, pint and half-pint. Each is impressed under the top rim with a customs stamp for the Reign of Queen Victoria and has a loop tankard shaped handle to the side. Some have minor repairs to the bodies. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

Tall 6", 4.5" and 4".

Base 4.5", 3.5" and 2.75".

Including side handle 7", 5.5" and 4".

Price is for the three pieces.

 
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Price: 230.00


3 Matching Scottish Copper Ale Measures M261
Three matching original, quality late 19th century Scottish copper ale measures in the 'Thistle' shape each with a deep foot, a tubular side handle, a customs stamp and detailed "1 pint", "half pint" and "gill". The interiors have remains of the original tinning, the exteriors have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good order.

Pint 6" tall x 5.5" including handle.

Half pint 5" tall x 4.25" including handle.

Gill 3.75" tall x 3.5" including handle.

Price for the three

 
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Price: 185.00


3 Matching Scottish Copper Ale Measures M261



Gallon Copper Ale Measure M260
Gallon Copper Ale Measure M260
Original, quality late 19th century one gallon copper ale measure with a large pouring rim and a tubular brass handle to the rear. The front is stamped 'Gal' and the pouring rim is detailed "1 gallon" and "VR" over six beneath a crown in the lead customs seal. All in super condition with a few minor dents to the handle. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

10.75" tall x base 9" diam.

10" widest plus 11.5" including handle.

 
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Price: 85.00


Lumley & Co Pint Copper Ale Measure M259
Original, quality late 19th century copper ale measure with a pouring lip to the front, a hollow tubular handle to the reverse, a customs lead stamp and an embossed brass oval label for the maker "L. Lumley & Co, America Square London". The front of this is stamped 'Pint' and is complete and in good and working order with no damage or blemishes. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. For hanging pictures from the wooden picture rail around a room interior.

5" tall x 4.75" base diam.

6.25" including handle.

 
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Price: 185.00


Lumley & Co Pint Copper Ale Measure M259



2 Gallon Copper Ale Measure M258
2 Gallon Copper Ale Measure M258
Original, quality late 19th century two-gallon all copper ale measure with a pouring lip to a tubular side handle and a cast brass bottling tap to the front. The tap is impressed "Fairburn Bros of Maidstone", the pouring lip and rim are stamped in the lead seal "VR27" with a crown above for the Reign of Queen Victoria and the front of the body is stamped "Two Gallons". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in super condition. A most unusual example with the large foot rim to the base.

16" tall x 15" base diam.

17.75" including tap.

 
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Price: 300.00


Pint Pewter and Brass Ale Measure M254
Original, quality late 19th century one pint size pewter ale measure with a side tankard handle and a brass rim. Impressed 'Pint' to one side and some customs and excise marks. Complete and in good and working order.

4.5" tall x 4" base.

6" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 75.00


Pint Pewter and Brass Ale Measure M254



Half Gallon Copper Ale Measure M253
Half Gallon Copper Ale Measure M253
Original, quality circa 1900, half gallon all copper ale measure with a large rim to the pouring lip and a tubular strap handle to the rear. The front is impressed "½ gallon" and the rim to the top has a lead customs seal with "ER under a Crown" for the Reign of King Edward VII. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. A great looker.

9.75" tall x 7.5" diam base.

 
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Price: 65.00


Sheffield Plated Quart Copper Tankard M246
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century quart copper tankard, originally Sheffield plated. This super example has a loop side handle and most of the Sheffield plating to the inside. Some minor dents to the handle otherwise complete and in good order. The underside of the top rim is stamped "Quart" over a shield motif and the front is also impressed "1. Quart". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

6.5" tall.

4" top diam.

7.25" front to back including handle.

Base 5" diam.

 
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Price: 115.00


Sheffield Plated Quart Copper Tankard M246



Stoneware 2 Pint Ale Measure Jug M244
Stoneware 2 Pint Ale Measure Jug M244
Original, quality late 19th century two tone glazed stoneware ale measure jug with a pouring lip and a handle to the rear and embossed detail of a Hunt on horseback with hounds chasing the ?. The shoulder is impressed "Quart" (2 pints). Complete and in good order.

6.75" tall x 6.75" front to back including handle and 4.75" wide.

 
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Price: 65.00


1/4 Gill Brass and Pewter Spirit Measure M238
Original, quality circa 1900, very clean and very small " ¼ gill" pewter spirit measure with a brass collar to the top rim and a side loop handle. The brass rim is stamped 'ER' with a crown for the reign of King Edward VII ( 1901 to 1910 ) and "Quarter Gill". Cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in superb order.

2" tall.

1.5" diam.

2.5" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 65.00


1/4 Gill Brass and Pewter Spirit Measure M238



Copper Ale Tankard M227
Copper Ale Tankard M227
Original, quality mid 19th century copper half pint ale tankard originally Sheffield plated. This elegant example has a side handle with a silver top mount stamped '36', a nickel rim to the top and the initials "T.G" punched to the front. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

4" tall.

3.25" top diam.

4.5" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Half Gill Spirit Measure M218
Original, quality late 19th century tankard shaped brass spirit measure detailed "Half Gill" with a customs stamp under the rim and a previous owners pub name engraved to the underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

2.5" tall.

1.75" widest.

 
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Price: 34.00


Brass Half Gill Spirit Measure M218



Brass Half Gill Spirit Measure M217
Brass Half Gill Spirit Measure M217
Original, quality late 19th century tankard shaped brass spirit measure detailed "Half Gill" with a customs stamp under the rim. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

2.5" tall.

1.75" widest.

 
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Price: 34.00


Brass Half Gill Spirit Measure M215
Original, quality late 19th century tankard shaped brass half gill spirit measure with very faint customs and capacity marks and clear manufacturer marks to the underside for "Farrow & Jackson London". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

2.5" tall.

1.75" body diam.

3" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Half Gill Spirit Measure M215



J.Tams Pint Ale Measure M214
J.Tams Pint Ale Measure M214
Original, quality late 19th century off white ceramic ale measure with a side handle and a blue and red line around the top. This example is tapered into the top and the front is detailed "Patent Government stamped measure, sole patentee and maker John Tams Longton Staffs, Earthenware Manufacturer". Some minor discolouration and one short hairline crack to the top rim otherwise complete and in good order.

4.5" tall x 4" base diam.

Total wide 5" including handle.

 
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Price: 65.00


J.Tams Quart Ale Measure M213
Original, quality late 19th century off white ceramic ale measure with a side handle, a custom and excise stamp with 'Quart' over a crown and "VR" for the Reign of Queen Victoria and "32". The front is also detailed "Patent Government stamped measure, sole patentee and maker John Tams Longton Staffs, Earthenware Manufacturer". Although this measure is not damaged, it is heavily stained to a pale brown colour but still otherwise complete and in good order.

6.25" tall.

4.25" diam.

6.25" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 85.00


J.Tams Quart Ale Measure M213



Half Pint Nickel Ale Measure M161
Half Pint Nickel Ale Measure M161
Original, quality, late 19th century, tankard shaped half pint ale measure with a side handle. Stamped under the rim "VR", "Half Pint" and "LCC" for London County Council. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

4" tall.

2.75" top diameter.

4.25" including handle.

 
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Price: 45.00


Half Pint Brass Ale Measure M157
Original, quality 1920's, cast brass, tankard shaped, half pint ale measure with a side handle and stamped "1/2 pint" beneath the top rim. The custom and excise stamp is worn badly and the engraved details to the underside are not clear but could be deciphered with some work, these details could be of a previous owner. Some minor dents but otherwise complete and in good order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

4" tall.

Base 2.75" diameter.

Top 2.75" diameter.

4.5" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 65.00


Half Pint Brass Ale Measure M157



8 Pint John Tams Ale Measure M154
8 Pint John Tams Ale Measure M154
Original, quality, very large ale measure jug in white ceramic with transfer decoration of hops and barley to both sides, a pouring lip and a side handle. The underside is transfer printed in black with the 'Crown Pottery' logo, "Patent Government Stamped Measure, Sole Patentee and Maker, John Tams Longton", "Hop and Barley" and with the registration number for the year 1905. I can not find the custom and excise etched mark, but all is complete otherwise and has the stepped rim around the handle. This jug does have an 1.5" hairline crack to one side of the lip, but no damage or chips otherwise. This eight pint jug is a most unusual example, the largest we have seen.

9" tall.

Base 8.25" diameter.

10.5" wide including handle and spout.

 
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Price: 135.00


Loftus Half Pint Spirit Measure M148
Original, quality 1920's, half pint spirit measure in pink brass. This tankard shaped example is impressed " Half Pint" to the front, "Loftus London" for the manufacturer beneath the top rim and has the Custom and Excise marks. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

Base diameter 2.75" x 4" tall.

4" wide including handles.

 
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Price: 85.00


Loftus Half Pint Spirit Measure M148



Gaskells Half Pint Spirit Measure M147
Gaskells Half Pint Spirit Measure M147
Original, quality 1920's, half pint spirit measure in pink brass. This tankard shaped example is impressed "1/2" Pint" to the front, "Gaskells" for the manufacturer beneath the top rim and has the Custom and Excise marks. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

Base diameter 2.75" x 3.75" tall.

4" wide including handles.

 
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Price: 85.00


South Devonshire Regiment Tankard M96
Original, quality late 19th century nickel tankard with a side handle and a clear glass bottom. The front is engraved with the crest of the "46 South Devonshire" Regiment over a monogram and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Some minor dents to the handle, otherwise complete and in good order.

4" tall.

Base 3.25" diam.

4" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 45.00


South Devonshire Regiment Tankard M96



Prattware Loving Cup M30
Prattware Loving Cup M30
Original, quality late 19th century large ceramic two handled Prattware Loving Cup with some serious repairs. Both the side handles have been repaired and riveted to the body and could do with finishing better. Originally a really good example of Prattware work with two farmyard scenes in panels. Complete but......

5.75" tall x body 5.5" diam.

9.5" wide including handles.

 
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Price: 65.00


Huge Dixon Pewter Tyg M2
Original, quality late 19th century huge three handled pewter tankard referred to as a 'Tyg'. This super example, the largest we have seen in pewter, has a tapered body with reeded bands to the upper and lower sections, a shaped bottom trim and the underside is impressed with the logo and name for the manufacturer "James Dixon & Son Sheffield". Considering how soft pewter is this example has not a dent or scratch in sight and is complete and in good and working order and huge.

8.5" diam.

7.5" diam base.

6" diam top.

10" widest including handles.

 
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Price: 165.00


Huge Dixon Pewter Tyg M2



Stones Ginger Wine Match Striker MS44
Stones Ginger Wine Match Striker MS44
Original, quality late 19th century circular stoneware bar / countertop match striker in a white glazed finish with black text advertising "Stone's Ginger Wine". The underside is printed with a logo of a "Stone Ginger Wine" barrel and "Proprietors, The Finsbury Distillery Co". No chips or cracks and complete and in good order.

4" diam x 1.75" tall.

 
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Price: 135.00


Bryant & Mays Match Holder MS42
Original, quality 1920's off-white ceramic bar / countertop matchbox holder. This example is cloverleaf shaped and detailed to each leaf "Bryant & Mays Matches". The underside is printed for the maker "Crown Ducal" and "England, British manufactured". Complete and in good and working order.

5" widest x 3" tall.

 
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Price: 68.00


Bryant & Mays Match Holder MS42



Pub Notice, 2 available NP320
Pub Notice, 2 available NP320
Original, quality pre-war Vinyl covered "Notice" detailing "Keep Naked Lights or burning cigarettes away from measures". Each has four corner brass rivets for mounting. Some discolouration otherwise complete and in good order.

6" x 4" x 0.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00


Ladies Brass Plaque NP214
Original, quality, post war sheet brass nameplate engraved "Ladies" in upper case with black infill and with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, complete and in good order.

7" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 56.00


Ladies Brass Plaque NP214



Ceramic Sherry Barrel SB14
Ceramic Sherry Barrel SB14
Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped white ceramic bar top 'Sherry' barrel, decorated to the front with a coloured illustration of a stag with foliage and "Sherry" to the top. The 'Sherry' detail has been regilded over the exact faded word. The reverse is detailed for the supplier of the barrel "Palliser & Co Bar Fitters, Wolverhampton". The top cover and the tap are missing, otherwise all is in good order.

10.75" tall x 10" x 7" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00


Stoneware Flat Sided Spirit Barrel SB13
Original, quality early to mid 19th century coffee coloured, fully glazed flat sided spirit barrel. This unusual example has a Royal Coat of Arms to the front in deep relief, and a wide band of embossed bunches of grapes on the vine to the upper and lower body sections. The front is impressed for the maker of the barrels "S. Melsom Potter Bristol". Minor chips to the base otherwise complete and in good order.

14.5" x 7" wide.

10.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 185.00


Stoneware Flat Sided Spirit Barrel SB13



Stoneware Oval Spirit Barrel SB12
Stoneware Oval Spirit Barrel SB12
Original, quality mid to late 19th century two tone glazed oval shaped stoneware spirit barrel. This good example has two bands of grapes on vines embossed to the coffee coloured glazed areas, an embossed swag to the front for the name of the spirit and an embossed Royal Coat of Arms of a form. The barrel is also impressed '4' for the size and for the manufacturer "Port Dundas Glasgow Pottery". There is an aperture to the bottom front for a tap and of course an aperture to the top for filling. All is complete and in good order, with not a chip in sight.

15" tall x 15" x 12".

 
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Price: 165.00


Ceramic Scotch Whisky Barrel SB10
Original, quality circa 1900 white ceramic bar top whisky barrel with gilded decoration and detailed "S. Whisky" for Scotch Whisky. We have regilded the words "S. Whisky" for much of the gilt decoration is missing as is the tap and lid, but otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. The underside is detailed for the maker "Thos Hughes & Co Wrexham". See the last picture for a front view before we regilded "S. Whisky".

12.5" tall x 12" x 8.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00


Ceramic Scotch Whisky Barrel SB10



Ceramic Spirit Cloves Barrel SB9
Ceramic Spirit Cloves Barrel SB9
Original, quality late 19th century ceramic bar top spirit barrel in green with gilded bands and detail, provision to the lower front for a tap and an open aperture to the top for filling. This super example is detailed "Seven Stars Hotel" and "Cloves". Some very minor glazing chips, minor hairline cracks to the top. The dust cover / lid and tap are missing, otherwise complete and in good order.

13.25" tall x 13" x 9.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 125.00


Flat Sided Stoneware Flask SF13
Original, quality late 19th century small two tone glazed stoneware, flat sided spirit flask. This clear example has a strap loop handle to the reverse and a small top aperture. One minuscule chip to the handle, otherwise complete and in good order.

7" tall x 4" x 2".

 
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Price: 45.00


Flat Sided Stoneware Flask SF13



Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese Whiskey Jug SJ263
Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese Whiskey Jug SJ263
Original, quality late 19th century two tone glazed stoneware whisky jug with a strap handle to the rear and a transfer illustration entitled "Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese" and "B A Moore & Son". The underside has the impressed mark "9257" and "Doulton Lambeth England". A minuscule chip to the base of the handle, otherwise in mint condition and complete.

10" tall x 6" diam.

 
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Price: 115.00


Clayton Bros Blue Glass Soda Syphon SS86
Original, quality 1920's blue glass soda syphon with the original chromed top mount. Both the front glass and the chrome mount is detailed for the supplier of the original contents "Clayton Bros London". Although this item is complete and in good order it is not suitable for use. The chromed mounts have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

12" tall.

3.5" diam.

 
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Price: 156.00


Clayton Bros Blue Glass Soda Syphon SS86



Rawlings Glass Soda Syphon SS85
Rawlings Glass Soda Syphon SS85
Original, quality pre-war clear glass soda syphon with the original chromed fittings. The front of the glass is acid etched with details of the manufacturer of the original contents "Rawlings". The chrome mount is also detailed for Rawlings and all is complete and in good order but not suitable for use.

12" x 3.75" diam.

 
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Price: 30.00


Midsomer Norton Glass Soda Syphon SS83
Original, quality clear glass soda syphon with an off-white nylon replacement top fitted when being refilled in the past. This clean example is etched to the front for "Prior & Co Midsomer Norton". Complete and in good order but not suitable for use, just for decoration.

12" x 3.5".

 
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Price: 40.00


Midsomer Norton Glass Soda Syphon SS83



Salisbury Glass Soda Syphon SS82
Salisbury Glass Soda Syphon SS82
Original, quality pre-war clear glass soda syphon with an off-white nylon replacement top fitted when being refilled in the past. This clean example is etched to the front for "Gibbs Mew & Co Salisbury". Complete and in good order but not suitable for use, just for decoration.

12" x 3.5" diam.

 
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Price: 40.00


Yeovil Glass Soda Syphon SS81
Original, quality pre-war clear glass soda syphon with an off-white nylon replacement top fitted when being refilled in the past. This clean example is etched to the front for "Trask Son & Co's of Yeovil Table Waters". Complete and in good order but not suitable for use, just for decoration.

12" tall x 3.5" diam.

 
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Price: 40.00


Yeovil Glass Soda Syphon SS81



Okehampton Glass Soda Syphon SS80
Okehampton Glass Soda Syphon SS80
Original, quality pre-war clear glass soda syphon with an off-white nylon replacement top fitted when being refilled in the past. This clean example is etched to the front for "Dartmoor Mineral Waters, Okehampton" and "S. P. Gunn & Sons". Complete and in good order but not suitable for use, just for decoration.

11.5" tall x 3.75" diam.

 
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Price: 40.00


Newbury Glass Soda Syphon SS79
Original, quality 1920's clear glass soda syphon with the original chromed top fitting. Both the glass and the chromed top are detailed for the supplier of the original contents "Newbury Mineral Water Co" and the glass is detailed "The Chequers" an hotel in Newbury. Complete and in good order, but not suitable for use.

12.5" tall x 3.75" diam.

 
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Price: 40.00


Newbury Glass Soda Syphon SS79



Nuttalls of Blackburn Soda Syphon SS78
Nuttalls of Blackburn Soda Syphon SS78
Original, quality 1920's clear glass soda syphon with the original chromed top fitting. Both the glass and the chromed top are detailed for the supplier of the original contents "Nuttalls of Blackburn". Complete and in good order, but not suitable for use.

13" tall x 4.25" diam.

 
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Price: 40.00


Cane Covered Soda Syphon SS77
Original, quality 1920's cane covered glass soda syphon with nickel plated fittings to the top, impressed "By Royal Letters Patent No 2". This example as two dents to the top ball and the cane covering is damaged in one area ( see picture ). Otherwise all is complete and in good order with no chips or cracks to the glass, but not usable.

12.75" tall.

3" body diam.

 
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Price: 115.00


Cane Covered Soda Syphon SS77



St Annes on the Sea Glass Soda Syphon SS75
St Annes on the Sea Glass Soda Syphon SS75
Original, quality 1920's glass soda syphon with a tapered glass bottle mounted with a pewter tap to the top. both the tap mount and the glass bottle are detailed for the supplier of the original aerated mineral water "Fylde Direct Ltd St Annes on the Sea. Some scuffs to the base but complete and in good order otherwise, but not suitable for use.

13.75" tall.

4.25" base diam.

 
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Price: 40.00


Amber Glass Soda Syphon SS73
Original, quality pre-war amber coloured glass soda syphon with the original chromed fittings and original paper label. The front of the glass is acid etched with details for the manufacturer of the original contents "Schweppes Ltd London" and the Royal Coat of Arms. The chrome mounts are also detailed for Schweppes. All is complete and in good order, but are not suitable for use.

12" tall x 4" diam.

 
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Price: 145.00


Amber Glass Soda Syphon SS73



Macclesfield Soda Syphon SS70
Macclesfield Soda Syphon SS70
Original, quality 1920's / 30's clear glass soda syphon with the original chromed top mounts and acid etched to the front for the supplier of the mineral water "Williamson Macclesfield" and with their Beehive trademark. Complete and in good order but not suitable for use.

13.5" x 4.5" diam base.

 
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Price: 45.00


Blue Glass Soda Syphon SS68
Original, quality late 19th century blue glass soda syphon with the original pewter top mount, The glass is etched back and front "Property of E. Geraut & Co London EC" and the pewter top is stamped likewise. One minor bruise to the base, otherwise complete and in good order, but not suitable for use.

12" tall.

3.5" diam.

 
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Price: 135.00


Blue Glass Soda Syphon SS68



Cane Covered Soda Syphon SS67
Cane Covered Soda Syphon SS67
Original, quality 1920's Continental Cane Covered Soda Syphon with two spherical clear glass sections with pewter tap and collars, all standing on a circular white ceramic base. The cane is perfect as is the rest of this super item, the tap is embossed "Briet S.G.D.G. Paris". These are difficult to find in perfect condition today, and this one is complete and in good order but not suitable for use.

18" tall.

Base 6.5" diam.

 
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Price: 165.00


Double Bubble Soda Syphon SS65
Original, quality late 19th century, huge glass "double bubble" soda syphon, with a wire mesh protective cover to the outside. The top pewter mounts are complete, but with no makers names or marks and all is complete and in good order but not suitable for use.

19.5" tall x 7.5" widest diam.

 
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Price: 300.00


Double Bubble Soda Syphon SS65



J. Wragg Glass Soda Syphon SS57
J. Wragg Glass Soda Syphon SS57
Original, quality 1920's clear glass soda syphon with a chromed top fitting and acid etched to the glass "Job Wragg Shirley Birmingham" and similar is impressed to the chrome top mount. The bonus on this syphon is the original paper label for "Job Wragg Ltd Soda Water" still attached although a little scruffy. Some minor bruising to the glass on the high points otherwise complete and in good order but not suitable for use.

13" tall.

4" diam.

 
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Price: 30.00


Ceramic Spirit Pourer SP11
Original, quality 1920's ceramic spirit pourer with nickel mounts. This unusual example is detailed for "Cadenhead's Green Label Rum" to both sides and "Bowkers No 84317". Complete and in good and working order.

5.5" x 1.75" x 1".

 
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Price: 65.00


Ceramic Spirit Pourer SP11



Chichester Soda Syphon SS49
Chichester Soda Syphon SS49
Original, quality 1920's, clear glass soda syphon with a chromed top fitting, acid etched to the front "Pinks Chichester" for the supplier of the original contents with the same impressed to the chrome top. Complete and in good order, but not suitable for use.

12.5" tall x 4.25" diameter.

 
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Price: 30.00


Teachers Copper Whisky Tray T168
Original, quality 1920's five sided copper drinks tray with a hammered finish to the outer rim and embossed "Teachers Highland Cream Perfection of Old Scotch Whisky" and "Wm. Teachers & Sons Ltd Distillers". A very clean example polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

12.5" diam x 0.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 85.00


Teachers Copper Whisky Tray T168



Large Brass Wine Vat Tap T11
Large Brass Wine Vat Tap T11
Original, quality late 19th century huge brass tap probably continental and probably from a wine vat or similar. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order, but we have not tested it for working, no apparent reason not to be working.

10.5" x 2.25".

5.25" tall.

 
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Price: 165.00


Fruitwood Sherry Barrel Tap T8
Original, quality pre-war sherry barrel tap turned in fruitwood. for counter top barrels. Complete and in good and working order.

5.75" x 3" x 1".

 
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Price: 38.00


Fruitwood Sherry Barrel Tap T8



Engraved Nickel Tankard T3
Engraved Nickel Tankard T3
Original, quality nickel tankard with detailed engraved decoration to the body and rim with an panel to the front with "CG.W from H & R.D.H 27.6.12" for 1912. All is in super condition and very usuable Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

5" tall x 4" base diam.

6" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 115.00


Copper Tankard T2
Original, quality late 19th century copper tankard with a tapered body and a strap handle to the side. Some wear to the underside seams but it still holds liquid and has a great shape. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order otherwise.

Total height 5.5" x 4.25" base diam.

6.5" widest including handle.

 
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Price: 36.00


Copper Tankard T2



Pair of Oak Whisky Flasks WD5
Pair of Oak Whisky Flasks WD5
Original, quality matching pair of late 19th century Scottish costrell shaped whisky flasks in unbelievable condition. Each one is bound in cane and fitted with the original shoulder straps and barrel harness, brass bung cover and brass padlock with key. The brass covers are stamped "H.G.M" for the original owner and the barrels are impressed to one end "1 Quart" and "4 Quarts". All is complete and in good and working order and all are as they came, with one exception, replacement keys were altered to suit, note also the brass padlocks which came with the flasks are a true pair. These flasks were carried by deerstalkers.

Barrel large 13" x 9.5" x 6.5".

Barrel smaller 8" x 5.5" x 3.5".

 
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Price: 425.00

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