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Billiard Table Brush B39
Billiard Table Brush B39
Original, quality late 19th century wooden mounted billiard table brush with extended bristles to each end for the corners of the beize. The black bristles are mounted in mahogany with a rosewood veneered top fixed with visible brass pins. All is in superb condition and complete.

12" x 2.5" x 0.5".

Total with bristles 13.5" x 3.5" x 2".

 
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Price: 115.00




Pair of Horn Mounted Boot Pulls BJ15
Pair of Horn Mounted Boot Pulls BJ15
Original, quality pair of late 19th century steel boot pulls with pressed cowhorn grips both with inlaid brass details of a long dog and a stag, one to each side. No maker's name but of the most highest quality and in superb and very usable order. The first we have seen. Complete and in good and working order.

8.25" x 3.5" x 0.75" diam.

 
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Price: 300.00




Pair of Boot Pulls BJ13
Pair of Boot Pulls BJ13
Original, quality pair of late 19th century steel boot pulls with turned Cocobolo wood grips. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Total length 6" x 3.5" wide grip x 0.75".

 
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Price: 56.00




Copper Coaching Horn in Basket Case CH6
Copper Coaching Horn in Basket Case CH6
Original, quality pre-war copper coaching horn in the original basket case. The one piece copper horn is marked for the maker "Boosey & Co 295 Regent St. London" and stamped "40080". The mouthpiece is nickel and the top 7.5" has a brass neck. The basket, made in wicker, is missing the lid but is generally complete and in good order otherwise. The horn is loud and is polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

Horn 36.75" x 3.5" widest.

Basket 40" x 4.5" widest.

 
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Price: 450.00




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




Pair of Granite Curling Stones in Crate CS20
Pair of Granite Curling Stones in Crate CS20
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, 'Ailsa Craig' granite curling stones in the original wooden carrying box. This super pair of stones are polished to the top and bottom leaving a band around the centre with a texture. The brass handles are each engraved "J" and "N" and have ebony grips. The stones are both engraved "N" and "WN". The crate is in the original brown varnish finish, has a pair of wrought iron lifting handles, a brass hasp to the front and is engraved to the front "J.N.". The inside of the crate has provision for the two stones in separate compartments and the handles are stored in the slots loose from the stones. All is complete, in super condition and not often found in the original boxes.

Crate 25" x 13" and 7.5".

Each stone 10.5" x 4.5" plus handles.

 
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Price: 400.00




Brass Dog Collar DC23
Brass Dog Collar DC23
Original, quality mid to late century all brass dog collar of good proportions with a 1.75" thick collar, with the remains of the original leather lining, three slots for adjustment, a steel hasp for the padlock and a steel ring for the lead. This super example has one small split from metal fatigue but otherwise all is complete and in good order. This was purchased on "Dickinson's Real Deal" at Middlesbrough Town Hall on 10th July 2021. A great item for us.

5.25" max internal diam plus 2" tall.

 
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Price: 400.00




Steel Dog Collar DC20
Steel Dog Collar DC20
Original, quality, early to mid 19th century, blacksmith made wrought iron dog collar of a good size. This example has two double rows of shaped links with a brass mounted nameplate between and adjustable and lockable joining plates with a old key altered to suit. The wrought iron curved plates are all punch engraved with detail and the inset brass nameplate details a name in script but very faint and "Woodside Nr Leeds". A fabulous dog collar. Complete and in good and working order.

Total length 21" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 265.00




J. Weeks & Co of Chelsea Door Handle DH892
J. Weeks & Co of Chelsea Door Handle DH892
Original, quality pre-war spherical shaped, single flat fronted, turning door knob with a circular backplate with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and a square hole for a standard square steel bar. The face of this door knob is embossed "J.Weeks & Co Chelsea". Polished and complete and in good order.

Backplate 2.5" diam.

Knob 2 1/8" diam.

2.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 65.00




Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC29
Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC29
Original, quality, 1920's, hickory shafted golf club with a wrought iron head and the hard, but original, leather hand grip. The head is impressed to the reverse 'Warranted Hand Forged' and 'A5 Special Mashie'. All is very clean and complete and in good order.

36" x 4" x 1".

 
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Price: 36.00




Purple Velvet School Boys Cap H10
Purple Velvet School Boys Cap H10
Original, quality 1920's school boy's purple velvet peaked cap with silver wire decoration with a cross to the centre panel with two stars and 1925 - 26 on the peak and '1926' and '1927' either panel to the side of the central one. This very clean cap has the original lining and a retailer's label from "R.W. Forsyth Ltd Edinburgh & Glasgow" and for the original owner "H.E. Pyman". All is complete and in good order with no excessive wear or moth damage. Please not the hat block is not for sale.

Flat 10" x 7".

 
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Price: 145.00




Velvet School Boys Cap H9
Velvet School Boys Cap H9
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's school boy's blue velvet peaked cap with gilded decoration around the rim and peak, a crown to the front and a gilt wired tassel suspended from the centre. This very clean cap has the original lining and a retailer's label from "Bodger & Co Ltd Outfitters Cambridge" and for the original owner "H.E. Pyham". All is complete and in good order with no excessive wear or moth damage. Please note the hat block is not for sale.

Flat 10" x 6.5".

Tassel 8" long.

 
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Price: 78.00




Gents Top Hat with Card Box Velvet Hat Wipe and Photo of Original Owner H6
Gents Top Hat with Card Box Velvet Hat Wipe and Photo of Original Owner H6
Original, quality gentleman's size 7 silk top hat in superb condition with the original card box, velvet brushing pad, wedding photograph of original owner when new in 1913 and other copies of related documents. The box is scruffy hence the hat is near immaculate with only some staining to the inner leather headband. The lining of this hat is detailed for the retailer "Billet & Co Faringdon Road Swindon" and the brushing pad was supplied and detailed as such for Billet & Co. The original sepia wedding photograph taken by "Protheroe & Simons Swindon" shows a William Boucher as the Bridegroom wearing this same hat. The actual photograph is in good order with just some damage to the surround. Two sheets of copies of various documents are also included detailing a potted history of this W. Boucher hat.

Box 9" tall x 13" x 10.5" and pad 6.5" x 3.5" x 2".

Photo 18" x 14".

 
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Price: 165.00




Kohler & Son Brass Hunt Horn in Holder HH42
Kohler & Son Brass Hunt Horn in Holder HH42
Original, quality late 19th century all brass hunting horn in the original leather holder with saddle mounting fittings. This complete item appears to show very little use if any and is absolutely perfect in every aspect. The brass horn is impressed "Kohler & Sons Makers' from Covent Garden, 185 Piccadilly London", the nickel mouthpiece "K.S" and the leather holder "Kohler & Son London". This is the best example we have ever seen.

Horn 8.75" x 2.25".

Leather holder total 11" x 9" x 2.5".

 
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Price: 565.00




L & N W R Brass Signal Horn HH39
L & N W R Brass Signal Horn HH39
Original, quality 1920's brass signal horn with two ring mounts to take a strap and a polished cowhorn mouthpiece. One side is impressed 'L & N W R' for "London & North Western Region" and the other side for the manufacturer "J Tourniere Paris". A very loud horn, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

10.25" x 1.5".

Flared end 2.25" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 185.00




Kohler Brass Signal Horn HH37
Kohler Brass Signal Horn HH37
Original, quality late 19th century curved and flared nickel plated on brass, signal horn with a reed to the mouthpiece, a ring for the cord and impressed for the maker Kohler & Son 185 Piccadilly London" to the other. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The nickel plating is well rubbed, bleeding through to brass in places and all is complete and in good and working order and loud.

5.25" x 2" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 145.00




Oval Shaped Copper Hunt Horn HH36
Oval Shaped Copper Hunt Horn HH36
Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped copper hunting horn with a nickel neck, a brass mouthpiece and an unusual shaped oval flared end. Minor dents but otherwise complete and in good order but no maker's name. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

7" long.

2" x 2.75" flare.

 
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Price: 230.00




Doulton Saltglazed Water Jug J168
Doulton Saltglazed Water Jug J168
Original, quality 1920's tall tapered two tone saltglazed water jug with a pouring lip, side strap handle and applied decoration in the detail of a stag hunting scene. The underside is impressed with the mark for "Royal Doulton". Complete and in good and working order.

9" tall x 4.25" base diam.

6" widest including handle.

 
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Price: 65.00




Golf Club Milk Jug J160
Golf Club Milk Jug J160
Original, quality circa 1900, two pint off white milk jug with a handle, pouring lip, an abstract design to one side and crossed golf clubs with "H&H" to the other. Is this from a golfing club ? The underside is printed "Vitretol J.A. Meakin England" and with the registration number for the year 1902. Some chips around the base but otherwise in good order.

6.75" tall x 4.5" base.

6.5" widest including handle.

 
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Price: 56.00




Large Salt Glazed Harvest Jug J155
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




Copper 'Billiard' Entree Mould JM389
Copper 'Billiard' Entree Mould JM389
Original, quality late 19th century copper entree mould of a shallow rectangular shape with an embossed design of crossed snooker cues and three balls and impressed for the manufacturer "Jones Bros. Down St W." and the registration number for the year 1894. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, with good tinning to the interior and complete and in good and working order.

2.75" x 1.75" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 56.00




Cast Iron Billiard Table Iron L254
Cast Iron Billiard Table Iron L254
Original, quality late 19th century heavy cast iron rectangular shaped billiard table iron with the original tin sleeve. These were used to iron the green baize on the billiard table. The iron was heated on the stove and placed in the clean sleeve for use. This smaller than average example has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

Body 7.75" x 4.25" x 1".

Total with sleeve 8.5" x 5" x 5".

 
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Price: 75.00




Thurston Cast Iron Billiard Table Iron L253
Thurston Cast Iron Billiard Table Iron L253
Original, quality late 19th century heavy cast iron rectangular shaped billiard table iron with the original tin sleeve. These were used to iron the green baize on the billiard table. The iron was heated on the stove and placed in the clean sleeve for use. This example is embossed for the Billiard table manufacturer "Thurston & Co London". All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

Body 10" x 5" x 1.5".

Total with sleeve 11" x 5.25" plus 6" tall.

 
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Price: 115.00




Oxford University Rowing Club Pewter Trophy P26
Oxford University Rowing Club Pewter Trophy P26
Original, quality Oxford University Rowing Club Pewter Trophy Tankard engraved to the front "O.U.R.C. Bicester 1929". Complete and in good order.

4.75" tall x 3.25" base diam.

5.5" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 36.00




Miniature Presentation Bowling Wood P12
Miniature Presentation Bowling Wood P12
Original, quality miniature lignum vitae bowling wood on the original matching stand. The bowl has carved detail, a fine polished finish and an engraved silver disc inset to each side. Side one "Southend Open Bowling Tournament 1936" and Side 2 "H.E.J". A super presentation piece. Complete and in good order.

Total 5.5" tall x 2.5".

 
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Price: 115.00




Hurdles Trophy P6
Hurdles Trophy P6
Original, quality silver plated sporting trophy with two side handles and engraved to the front "Stonghurst College, D. Mc Dowell Hurdles 1934". The underside is stamped for the manufacturer "Angle Plate W.H & S.E.P". Some rubbing to the plating, otherwise complete and in good order.

6.5" tall.

5.25" wide including handles.

Base 2.5" diam.

 
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Price: 45.00




Cartridge Reloading Tool RL25
Cartridge Reloading Tool RL25
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron and brass tool for reloading used shotgun cartridges. The stand and arm are in cast iron with a turned ash handle and the firing cap removing stem is in brass. The underside is impressed "38", the ironwork has retained much of the original green paintwork and all appears complete and in good and working order.

3.5" tall x 2" wide at base.

Total length 5.5".

 
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Price: 78.00




Cartridge Reloading Tool RL24
Cartridge Reloading Tool RL24
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron and brass tool for reloading used shotgun cartridges. The stand and arm are in cast iron with a turned ash handle and the firing cap removing stem is in brass. The ironwork has retained most of its original green paintwork, one brass stand is impressed "23" and all appears complete and in good and working order.

4" tall x 1.75" x 5.25".

 
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Price: 78.00




Cartridge Loading Shot and Powder Measure RL23
Cartridge Loading Shot and Powder Measure RL23
Original, quality circa 1900, unused brass adjustable shot and powder measure with an ebonised handle. This example used when re-loading cartridges has the measure for shot and powder and the handle as a wad tamper. The brass has the original lacquer and all is complete and in good and working order.

5.5" x 1.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 65.00




Cartridge Reloading Tool RL2
Cartridge Reloading Tool RL2
Original, quality, 19th century, '12 bore' central fire shotgun cartridge loading and closing machine, with a bench clamp mounting and horn grip. This model with a brass main body has most of the original red/brown paintwork and is stamped for the maker 'G & J.W' Hawksley's patent'. Complete and in good and working order.

11" long.

 
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Price: 185.00




Dixon Pewter Sandwich Box SB5
Dixon Pewter Sandwich Box SB5
Original, quality late 19th century pewter sandwich box with a double hinged lid to ease the sandwich removal and a ring pull to the back. These were fitted in leather saddle pouches and carried when fox hunting or similar. The interior is detailed for the maker James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield and all is complete and in good and working order.

5.75" x 3.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 56.00




Tennis Trophy 1932 SG254
Tennis Trophy 1932 SG254
Original, quality two-handled silver plated trophy engraved for "Towyn L.T.C.", "August 1932 R&J. Knight". The underside of the foot is impressed for the maker "James Dixon & Son" and "E.P BM" for electro Plated Brittania metal. Minor scratches to the inside otherwise complete and in good order.

4.75" tall including handles.

6.75" widest.

Bowl top diam 5".

Foot 3" diam.

 
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Price: 68.00




Set of 4 Lignum Vitae Bowling Woods SG253
Set of 4 Lignum Vitae Bowling Woods SG253
Set of four original quality 1920's / 30's lignum vitae bowling woods, numbered " 1 to 4", each with the owners' initials "ESF" and the manufacturer's details for "E.T. Riley Ltd Accrington". This set is also stamped "Official 1938 & 1957" as proof marks suitable for competition use. Super grain and no splits or damage but not now suitable, for competition. N.B. Lignum Vitae is one of the few woods that will not float.

4.75" tall x 5" damage.

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 185.00




1911 Tennis Trophy SG252
1911 Tennis Trophy SG252
Original, quality goblet shaped sliver plated Tennis Trophy engraved to the front "S.C.C Lawn Tennis Tournament Autumn 1911, 1st Prize, Veterans' Handicap Won by Sir Authur Young K.C.M.G". One minor dent to the rear and some wear to the silver plating inside the bowl, otherwise complete and in good order.

7" tall x 4.5" widest.

3.75" base diam.

Top aperture 4".

 
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Price: 78.00




Oxford 1858 Regatta Trophy SG250
Oxford 1858 Regatta Trophy SG250
Original, quality pint pewter tankard with a lid, a glass bottom and handle to the side. This clean example has engraved to the front "Oxford City Regatta 1858, Presented to John Stroud by the Committee". Minor dents to the lower rim, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

6" tall.

Base 3.75" diam.

5" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 85.00




Pair of Hand Exercisers in Box SG248
Pair of Hand Exercisers in Box SG248
Original, quality pair of unused pre-war hand grip exercisers in the original black paint finish and in the original card box. The wooden grips are in mint condition although the box is a little scuffed but is detailed "Supplied only by H. Broom of Hull". Complete and in good and working order.

Box 6" x 6" 2.25".

Each grip 5" x 2.75" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 78.00




Pair of Indian Clubs SG246
Pair of Indian Clubs SG246
Original, quality pair of late 19th century exercise clubs often referred to as "Indian Clubs". This super pair turned in beech have a good colour and shape and are stamped to the top of the grip '2' for the size. Cleaned and wax polished and complete and in good and working order.

21" long x 2.5" widest.

 
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Price: 65.00




John O'Gaunt Rowing Club 1911 Trophy SG244
John O'Gaunt Rowing Club 1911 Trophy SG244
Original, quality pewter tankard with a side handle and engraved "John O'Gaunt Rowing Club, Scratch Fours, 1911" and "J.G. Dunderdale ( No 2 ). The underside of the trophy is impressed for the maker "James Beakin & Sons Sheffield". Complete and in good order.

5.25" x 3.5" plus 5.25" including handle.

 
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Price: 45.00




Tewksbury Regatta Trophy SG236
Tewksbury Regatta Trophy SG236
Original, quality mid 19th century Pewter Tankard Trophy presented for the "Tewksbury Regatta on 12th & 13th July 1865 Scratch Race" engraved as such to the front and "won by", "1. Bow- J.S. Earle. 2. - G.O. Lister, West London. 3. G.G. Coventry, Pemb Coll Oxon. 4. Stroke - J.J. Bickerson City of Oxford". This clean trophy has studs on bands decoration, a side handle and a glass bottom. The glass has a small chip but otherwise all is complete and in good order. Will not hold liquid.

4.5" tall x 3.25" diam.

5.5" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 85.00




Nickel 12 Bore Cartridge Extractor SG235
Nickel 12 Bore Cartridge Extractor SG235
Original, quality 1920's nickel tool to remove non-ejected twelve bore shot gun cartidges left in the breech. The stem is impressed for the manufacturer "G&J.W Hawksly". Complete and in good and working order.

3.75" x 1.25" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 65.00




Essex Thameside Football Trophy SG234
Essex Thameside Football Trophy SG234
Original, quality embossed brass trophy shield mounted on an oak backboard with an easel back stand. This trophy is engraved "Essex Thameside Senior Cup, Leytonstone F.C. Winners 1945 - 46, C. Banham". The brass plaque has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good order.

Total folded 5" x 3.5" x 0.75".

Standing 3" front to back.

 
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Price: 65.00




Derby Rifle Meeting Prize Tankard SG231
Derby Rifle Meeting Prize Tankard SG231
Original, quality 1920's half pint copper tankard with a side handle and thick rim to the base. The front is punch engraved "Derby Sector Rifle Meeting 1944 Presented by Derby Sub District" and the underside is stamped "Oldham Maker Nottingham". Some minor dents, otherwise complete and in good order and polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

4" tall.

3.25" base diam.

4.5" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 65.00




Dixon Copper Powder Flask SG230
Dixon Copper Powder Flask SG230
Original, quality late 19th century embossed copper powder flask with brass and steel fittings to the top and a finger control to operate opening and closing the gate. The top spout is adjustable and impressed "Dixon & Sons" and all is complete and in good and working order. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

8" tall x 3.25" wide x 1.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 65.00




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




Auckland Cricket Association Tray SG227
Auckland Cricket Association Tray SG227
Original, quality circular silver plated drinks tray with a decorated outer rim detailed to the reverse for the manufacturer "Walker & Hall" and "Reproduction of Old English Plate" and "mounts stamped from the original Boulton & Watt dies circa 1774". The front is engraved "Presented to The National Director of Coaching, Martin Horton In Appreciation. Auckland Association 1984". A very clean tray in near mint condition.

14.5" diam x 0.5".

 
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Price: 95.00




Australia and England 1936 Cricket Tray SG226
Australia and England 1936 Cricket Tray SG226
Original, quality circular stainless steel drinks tray with a decorative rim and engraved facsimile signatures of presumably the Australian or England Cricket Teams of 1936 or some of each. A clean example. Complete and in good order.

10" diam x 0.25".

 
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Price: 65.00




Jorhat Races 1957 Trophy SG224
Jorhat Races 1957 Trophy SG224
Original, quality barrel shaped nickel tankard with a side handle and a glass bottom. This ale tankard has been engraved and presented as a sporting trophy and detailed "Jorhat Races 1957 Presented by Nestle's Products (India Ltd)". Polished and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

4.25" tall.

3.75" widest.

5" including handle.

 
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Price: 65.00




Tylers Ltd Tennis Tournament Cup SG217
Tylers Ltd Tennis Tournament Cup SG217
Original, quality small nickel Tennis Trophy, egg cup size with a stand in the form of three tennis racquets. The cup is engraved "Tylers Ltd, Sports & Social Club Ladies Tennis Championship 29th Oct 1943 Winner, E. Merret". Polished and lacquered and complete and in good order.

3.75" tall.

2" diam plinth.

 
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Price: 65.00




Liverpool Pigeon Show Trophy SG214
Liverpool Pigeon Show Trophy SG214
Original, quality late 19th century nickel plated goblet shaped Trophy on an ebony plinth. This example is engraved with four panels for details of awards. One panel is engraved "Liverpool Dog Poultry & Pigeon Show Jan 26th 1892, awarded to Mrs H James for best Muff Tumbler". Although the plating is worn the engraving is sharp and clear and all is complete and in good order. This item was purchased during the filiming of an episode of Dickinson's Real Deal on location at Stafford.

Trophy 8.25" tall x 4" diam.

Total on plinth 10.75" tall.

Plinth 4.75" diam.

 
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Price: 185.00




Table Tennis Trophy SG213
Table Tennis Trophy SG213
Original, quality 1950's nickel plated shield shaped trophy mounted on a bakelite shield with an easel backstand. Engraved "Ribblesdale Table Tennis League, League Runners Up 1956-57 Arnold Lucas". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

4.5" tall x 3.5" wide.

When standing 2" front to back.

 
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Price: 56.00




Billiard Cue Re-tipping Tool SG209
Billiard Cue Re-tipping Tool SG209
Original, quality boxwood and brass tool to assist in re-tipping billiard cues. Complete with the slide down locking ring and the rasp to remove the remains of the old tip, stamped to the brass collar with the registered date 1916. All appears unused. and brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

6.5" x 1.25" body.

 
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Price: 85.00




Set of 4 Lignum Vitae Bowling Woods SG206
Set of 4 Lignum Vitae Bowling Woods SG206
Set of four original, quality late 19th century lignum vitae bowling woods with inlaid silver discs to each end. This superb set, free from splits or cracks, are impressed to the wood for the manufacturer "Thomas Taylor of Glasgow" and the silver discs are engraved one side of each, with the original owner's monogram "JM" or "IM" and to the other sides "1" to "4". Complete and in good and working order.

4.5" diam.

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 230.00




Pair of Lignum Vitae Bowling Woods SG204
Pair of Lignum Vitae Bowling Woods SG204
Original, quality pair of late 19th century lignum vitae bowling woods with ivorine discs to each side. One side is engraved "1" and "2" and the other with "P.C" for the original owner. Both are also impressed for the maker "R.O. Lawrie Glasgow". Lignum Vitae is heavy and hard and one of the few woods that will not float. Some minor splits to the grain otherwise complete and in good order.

5" diam.

 
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Price: 45.00




Art Nouveau Pewter Tankard SG179
Art Nouveau Pewter Tankard SG179
Original, quality, pewter tankard of a super Art Nouveau shape, with a tendril shaped sinewy loop side handle. The front has an applied pewter cameo of a golfer and the tankard is engraved "H.Brown" above and "From A Pal 1927" below. The underside is stamped "Baronial Pewter", "75" and "Glossoid Co Holborn Viaduct" for the retailer. A super tankard, in a great colour. Complete and in good order.

Base 3.75" diameter x 4.5" tall.

5.5" widest including handle.

 
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Price: 65.00




Pair of Lignum Vitae Bowling Woods SG160
Pair of Lignum Vitae Bowling Woods SG160
Pair of original, quality, lignum vitae carpet bowling woods, in the original card box. The box details " The Lawrie Carpet Bowl, Used By All The Champions" and "R.G.Lawrie LTD, Carpet Bowl Manufacturers, Glasgow, Scotland". Complete and in good order. Lignum Vitae is heavy and hard and one of the few woods that with not float.

Box 8" x 4.25" x 4.25".

Bowling woods 3.5" diameter.

 
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Price: 68.00




Presentation Bowling Wood SG150
Presentation Bowling Wood SG150
Original, quality lignum vitae bowling wood with two silver inserts, one with "1" and the other engraved "Wilts County Singles Championship 1939, Presented By RCBC". The wood is also impressed for the maker "Jaques and Son, London", '5' and 'Bias No3' and with a decorated carved frieze to both ends. A super example with provenance. Lignum vitae is one of the few woods that will not float.

4.75" diameter.

 
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Price: 56.00




Wedgwood Partridges Tile T204
Wedgwood Partridges Tile T204
Original, quality late 19th century 8" square glazed pictorial tile manufactured by 'Wedgewood & Sons'. This superb example details a covey of English Partridges in grasses and foliage all in a sepia colour, transfer printed on off-white. This artwork, although not marked is almost certainly by William Wise and produced for use in butchers and game dealer shops. Embossed to the reverse "Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Etruria". Some minor crazing to the glaze but otherwise complete and in good order.

8 1/8" x 8 1/8" x 3/8".

 
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Price: 156.00




Glass Minnow Trap T112
Glass Minnow Trap T112
Original, quality late 19th century freeblown glass minnow trap. These were used in fresh water to trap minnows and other small fish, to be used for live bait to catch pike or perch. This example has a deep hole to the base and a good applied top collar to the neck. Complete and in good and working order.

12" x 5" base diam.

 
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Price: 85.00




Tennis Racquet Press TR15
Tennis Racquet Press TR15
Original, quality circa 1900, mahogany tennis racquet press to take six racquets. This super example has five raquet shaped boards for use between each raquet and polished mahogany top and base boards, a leather carrying handle and the original steel threads with brass wingnuts. The baseboard is stamped '8493' but no other maker's details are to be seen. The brass has been polished and lacquered and all is complete and in good and working order.

16" x 11.5" x 3" boards thick.

Total height including steel threads 8.5".

 
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Price: 230.00




Acme Thunderer Referee Whistle W135
Acme Thunderer Referee Whistle W135
Original, quality pre-war chromed whistle with a finger grip. This example is impressed to the front "The Acme Thunderer" and to the underside "England". A good loud whistle. Complete and in good and working order.

2" tall.

2" front to back.

1" wide.

 
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Price: 68.00




Acme Referee Whistle W80
Acme Referee Whistle W80
Original, quality pre-war "The Acme Referee" cylindrical chrome plated whistle. Not a common whistle, clean and loud and complete and in good and working order.

3" long x 0.75" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00




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: 385.00


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