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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: 65.00


Single Hunting Boot Pull BJ11
Original, quality late 19th century single hunting boot jack for pulling on leather boots. This example, originally one of a pair, has a serious shaped ivory grip, a silver mount and a chrome plated shaft and hook. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

9.25" x 3.5" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 75.00


Single Hunting Boot Pull BJ11



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: 565.00


Granite Curling Stone CS25
Original, quality late 19th century "Ailsa Craig" granite curling stone. This example is polished to the top and bottom leaving a band around the centre with a texture and is fitted a brass handle with an ebony grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The front is engraved "A.B.S" for the original owner and all is complete and in good and working order.

11" diam and 8" tall including handle.

 
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Price: 185.00


Granite Curling Stone CS25



Granite Curling Stone CS24
Granite Curling Stone CS24
Original, quality late 19th century "Ailsa Craig" granite curling stone. This example is polished to the top and bottom leaving a band around the centre with a texture and is fitted a brass handle with an ebony grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

11" diam and 8" including handle.

 
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Price: 185.00


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


Pair of Granite Curling Stones in Crate CS20



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: 485.00


Slater of Newark Brass Salmon Reel FE40
Original, quality late 19th century, 5" brass salmon fishing reel in the original unpolished finish. This superb example is in exceptional near mint condition with the maker's name stamped to the front and a permanent ratchet. The cowhorn knob has a couple of mice nibbles and the rod mount plate has been trimmed to 3" long, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order and a very smooth runner.

5" diam of plates.

2" body width plus knob 1".

 
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Price: 350.00


Slater of Newark Brass Salmon Reel FE40



Locks Heath Horticultural Society Trophy G35
Locks Heath Horticultural Society Trophy G35
Original, quality 1920's nickel plated goblet shaped trophy with two side handles, engraved and embossed decoration to the cup and "Locks Heath Horticultural Society, Group Cup" engraved to the base. All in super condition, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

6.5" tall.

5" wide including handles.

2.75" front to back.

Base 2.75" diam.

 
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Price: 65.00


Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC43
Original, quality 1920's hickory shafted golf club with a cast aluminium head and the original leather hand grip. The head is impressed "Medium Lie 9.2" and all has been cleaned, the head lacquered and the shaft and leather waxed. Complete and in good and working order.

Shaft 35.5" x 0.75" and head 5" x 1.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 48.00


Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC43



Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC41
Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC41
Original, quality 1920's hickory shafted golf club with a wrought iron head and the original leather hand grip. The head is impressed "Warranted Forged Putter" to the reverse. All has been cleaned, the head lacquered and the shaft and leather waxed and is complete and in good and working order.

33" x 0.75" shaft and head 4" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 36.00


Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC40
Original, quality 1920's hickory shafted golf club with a wrought iron head and the original leather hand grip. The head is impressed "Warranted hand forged" and "Niblick" and with the crossed swords logo for "Jus B. Hailcut. Co London". All has been cleaned, the head lacquered and the shaft and leather waxed and is complete and in good and working order.

36.5" x 0.75" and head 3.5" x 2.25".

 
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Price: 36.00


Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC40



Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC39
Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC39
Original, quality 1920's hickory shafted golf club with a wrought iron head and the original leather hand grip. The head is impressed "D. Anderson and Sons St Andrews" and "Special Iron". All has been cleaned, the head lacquered and the shaft and leather waxed and is complete and in good and working order.

Shaft 40.5" x 0.75" and head 3.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 38.00


Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC38
Original, quality 1920's hickory shafted golf club with a wrought iron head and the original leather hand grip. The head is impressed to the reverse "Warranted hand forged, made in Scotland, Special Gem Putter and W Gibson and Co Ltd Kinghorn Scotland". The shaft is impressed, 'Gibson Star A'. All has been cleaned, the head lacquered and the shaft and leather waxed and is in super condition.

Shaft 35.5" x 0.75" and head 3.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 45.00


Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC38



Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC37
Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC37
Original, quality 1920's hickory shafted golf club with a wrought iron head and the original leather hand grip. The head is impressed to the reverse "Warranted hand forged, Mashie, Jus B. Hailcut. Co London, Special" and with the crossed swords trade mark. All has been cleaned, the head lacquered and the shaft and leather waxed and is complete and in super condition.

39.5" long shaft.

0.75" head and 3.5" x 2".

 
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Price: 36.00


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


Hickory Shafted Golfing Iron GC29



Pair of Wrought Iron and Brass Gun Hooks, 11 pairs available H35
Pair of Wrought Iron and Brass Gun Hooks, 11 pairs available H35
Original, quality pair of 1920's wrought iron wall hooks with a wood thread for mounting and cast brass finials. Cleaned and lacquered. Ideal for wall hanging guns, stable tools and other items. Complete and in good and working order.

4.25" front to back excluding thread.

2" tall.

0.75" wide.

Total length 5.25" including thread.

Price is per pair.

 
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Price: 65.00


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: 230.00


Gents Top Hat with Card Box Velvet Hat Wipe and Photo of Original Owner H6



Kohler and Son Signal Horn HH35
Kohler and Son Signal Horn HH35
Original, quality 1920's trumpet shaped and curved brass signal horn with a reed within the nickel mouthpiece and a ring for the cord. The flare is detailed "Kohler & Son Makers, 61 Victoria Street ( from Covent Garden London ). Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

5.25" x 2" x 1".

 
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Price: 135.00


Brass Signal Horn HH34
Original, quality late 19th century curved and flared brass signal horn with a reed to the mouthpiece, two eyes for a cord and engraved for the maker J. Higham Ltd Manchester". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, very loud and complete and in good and working order.

11" long.

Mouth 2.5" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 156.00


Brass Signal Horn HH34



Swaine and Co Hunt Horn HH33
Swaine and Co Hunt Horn HH33
Original, quality late 19th century copper hunting horn stamped for the maker "Swaine & Co London". This example has a brass neck, a nickel mouthpiece and a nickel band halfway down. Some damage to the rolled over rim to the flare and a repair to the brass neck otherwise all seems ok. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Does it work ? you best try it out.

10.25" and 2 3/8" flared end.

 
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Price: 235.00


Swaine and Adeney Copper Hunt Horn HH32
Original, quality 1920's / 30's copper hunt horn with a nickel neck and mouthpiece. This very clean example is stamped for the maker "Swaine & Adeney London, Proprietors of Kohler & Son, Made in England". Complete and in good and working order.

9.25" long and flared end 2.25" diam.

 
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Price: 265.00


Swaine and Adeney Copper Hunt Horn HH32



Copper Hunt Horn HH25
Copper Hunt Horn HH25
Original, quality late 19th century copper hunt horn with a nickel neck and mouthpiece and a rolled over end to the flare. This very clean example is impressed with logo for the retailer "The Army & Navy Co.Operative Stores Ltd". Polished and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

8" long and 2" flared end.

 
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Price: 285.00


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


Golf Club Milk Jug J160



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


Huge Salt Glazed Harvest Jug J154
Original, quality huge early 19th century salt glazed stoneware harvest jug in two-toned glazed colours of coffee brown to the upper section and buff colour to the lower. This jug is covered in good detail in relief, of hounds chasing a fox with horses and riders, a large palm tree, Doctor Foster with his umbrella, George slaying the Dragon, an oak tree, a large Windmill and two figures drinking ale. Having described what a fantastic jug this is in detail and in size, it has been substantially repaired and the lower section has been in several pieces. All can be clearly seen in the pictures and in the flesh. Although the handle appears intact, there is very minor chip to the spout. Above all it is a serious jug of considerable age and a great looker.

13" tall x 11".

12" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 450.00


Huge Salt Glazed Harvest Jug J154



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" x5" x 5".

 
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Price: 75.00


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". 6" tall.

 
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Price: 115.00


Thurston Cast Iron Billiard Table Iron L253



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: 165.00


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


Hurdles Trophy P6



Muzzle Loading Shot Measure RL22
Muzzle Loading Shot Measure RL22
Original, quality early to mid 19th century two section brass shot measure for muzzle loading guns. This example has the original steel sprung spine to close the end flaps one, of which is stamped "Oz2". No maker's name but a good early example with some minor dents, otherwise complete and in good and working order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

3.25" x 1.25" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 135.00


Boxwood Cartridge Tamper RL18
Original, quality, late 19th century, cartridge tamper turned in boxwood. Used when reloading 12 bore shotgun cartridges to push down the wadding. Complete and in good order.

6" x 1".

 
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Price: 56.00


Boxwood Cartridge Tamper RL18



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: 220.00


W & T Avery Personal Scale S234
Original, quality, oak sit-on weighing scale manufactured by W & T Avery, circa 1900. These scales, often referred to as jockey scales, were actually used in doctors surgeries or health and mens clubs or private bathrooms. This superb example has a seat upholstered red leather, the original brass side arms and a brass mounted, cast iron steelyard sliding scale. The honey coloured oak body has square tapered legs and a drawer to one end for the record book. The seat has been re-upholsted in red leather, very similar to the original, the scale has the original paintwork, transfers and is designed to weigh up to 24 stone. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

Main body 25.5" x 16" and 20" tall.

Seat 18" x 16" and 22.5" from floor.

Total height 25.5" to top of arm.

 
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Price: 850.00


W & T Avery Personal Scale S234



Pewter Sandwich Box in Leather Case SB2
Pewter Sandwich Box in Leather Case SB2
Original, quality late 19th century folding Pewter Sandwich box with a ring pull and the original fitted honey coloured stitched leather case with a carry handle to the top and a stud catch. A most unusual example for most will have straps for fitting to a saddle. The pewter box is impressed to the inside for the maker James Dixon of Sheffield. In superb condition and complete and in good and working order.

Box 6.5" x 3.5" x 1.5".

Total with leather case 7" x 4.5" x 2".

 
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Price: 285.00


Sheffield Plated Hunting Sandwich Box SB1
Original, quality mid to late 19th century Sheffield plated on copper 'Hunting' Sandwich box, originally carried in a fitted leather case. This most unusual example has engraved decoration to the top and lid and L.N.W. in script. The top and lid are well rubbed and the copper is bleeding through. All is complete and in good and working order.

5.25" x 3" x 1".

 
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Price: 115.00


Sheffield Plated Hunting Sandwich Box SB1



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
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


Essex Thameside Football Trophy SG234



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
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: 115.00


Dixon Copper Powder Flask SG230



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 and base 4" diam.

 
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Price: 115.00


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: 135.00


Auckland Cricket Association Tray SG227



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
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


Jorhat Races 1957 Trophy SG224



Pewter 1897 Sports Trophy SG222
Pewter 1897 Sports Trophy SG222
Original, quality late 19th century pewter half pint tankard stamped with a 'VR' customs stamp beneath the rim. This super shaped tankard has been engraved in script as a sports trophy and detailed to the front "Maisworth Commemoration Sports June 22nd 1897" and "Presented by Messrs Thos Piatt & Job Chappin". Complete and in good order.

4" tall.

Top diam 3".

4.5" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 65.00


Curling Stone Sugar Bowl SG219
Original, quality 1920's 'Carlton Ware' ceramic sugar bowl with a nickel rim and lid with a bone grip to the handle. This super example is in the very realistic form of a granite curling stone, it even has the coarse band of simulated granite to the centre. The underside is transfer printed with the logo for "Carlton Ware Stoke on Trent". Perfect and complete.

4" tall including the lid and 5.5" diam.

 
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Price: 265.00


Curling Stone Sugar Bowl SG219



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 and 2" diam plinth.

 
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Price: 65.00


Saint Joseph Club Brindle Billiard Trophy SG215
Original, quality 1920's Britannia metal two handled Billiard trophy with the original cover and engraved "St Joseph's Club Brindle Billiard Cup & presented for the years 1920 to 1925 to J. Thomspon. 1920, to A. Walmsley. 1921 / 1922 / 1924, to J. Walmsley. 1923, to W. Ashton 1925. This super example is complete and in good order but with the nickel plating well rubbed showing the pewter type metal bleeding through. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

16.5" tall including lid.

13" wide including handles.

8" front to back.

 
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Price: 185.00


Saint Joseph Club Brindle Billiard Trophy SG215



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 and 4" diam.

Total on plinth 10.75" tall and plinth 4.75" diam.

 
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Price: 230.00


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


Table Tennis Trophy SG213



Pair of Lignum Vitae Bowling Woods SG211
Pair of Lignum Vitae Bowling Woods SG211
Original, quality pair of late 19th century lignum vitae bowling woods. This pair does have a few minor splits to the grain but otherwise is complete and in good order. These are impressed to the wood for the maker "Thomas Taylor of Glasgow", and each have two inlaid ivorine plaques, one engraved 'C.Y' to each side for the original owner and the other the numbers '1' and '2'. Lignum Vitae is heavy and hard and one of the few woods that with not float.

5" diam.

 
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Price: 45.00


Set of 4 Lignum Vitae Bowling Woods SG210
Original, quality late 19th century, set of four matching lignum vitae bowling woods with inset ivorine discs to each side. This superb set are impressed to the wood for the maker "Thomas Taylor of Glasgow" and engraved to the ivorine disc with the monogram of the original owner to one side and the numbers '1' to '4' to the other. No splits or cracks and complete and in good order. Lignum Vitae is heavy and hard and one of the few woods that with not float.

5" diam.

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 135.00


Set of 4 Lignum Vitae Bowling Woods SG210



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 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


Set of 4 Lignum Vitae Bowling Woods SG206



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 ivory 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
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: 85.00


Art Nouveau Pewter Tankard SG179



Lignum Vitae  Bowling Wood SG171
Lignum Vitae Bowling Wood SG171
Original, quality, late 19th century, bowling wood turned from lignum vitae with three ivory inlaid dots, Has been refinished and is complete and in good order. Lignum Vitae is heavy and hard and one of the few woods that with not float.

4.5" diameter.

 
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Price: 28.00


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: 100.00


Pair of Lignum Vitae Bowling Woods SG160



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


Pair of Mounted Red Deer Slots T220
Original, quality pair of red deer hooves mounted on an oak shield shaped board with a wall hanging eye and an ivorine plaque detailing "Q.S.H" for the Quantock Stag Hounds in Devon and "Windown to Hayman's Pond A.M.L.Y 4th April 1953 E.S.G.Y. Well mounted and in good order.

Shield 11.75" x 11.25" x 0.75".

Total 3.5" front to back including hooves.

 
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Price: 135.00


Pair of Mounted Red Deer Slots T220



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


Pair of Iron Tennis Net Posts TP1
Original, quality pair of 1920's iron tennis net posts with the original "Soft Ground" cast iron bases and the top wire winding mechanism in brass. The bases are embossed " B.Hirst and Sons Halifax" for the manufacturer and " New Plus Ultra Patent". Some of the original green paintwork remains. Small part of the base extension missing but otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

42" tall.

Poles 2.75" diam.

Base 27" x 15".

Price is per pair.

 
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Price: 165.00


Pair of Iron Tennis Net Posts TP1



The Acme Whistle W85
The Acme Whistle W85
Original, quality 1920's 'referee whistle' shaped chrome plated whistle with a ring to the back, embossed 'Acme' logo to each side and detailed to the mouthpiece "The Acme Regd England". A good clean and loud whistle.

1.75" x 0.75" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 45.00


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


Acme Referee Whistle W80



The Acme Whistle W78
The Acme Whistle W78
Original, quality post-war chrome plated football referee style whistle impressed "The Acme, Made in England" with a good loud sound and the original split ring. Complete and in good and working order.

1" tall x 2" long and 1" wide.

 
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Price: 36.00


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: 565.00


Pair of Oak Whisky Flasks WD5

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