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Ovum Double Egg Cup A148
Ovum Double Egg Cup A148
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic double egg cup with two different size cups, both ends are decorated in pale blue advertising "Ovum". Ovum was a healthy additive for chicken feed. All is complete and in good order.

2.75" tall.

1 7/8" diam.

2 1/8" diam.

 
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Price: 156.00


Pearsons Sheep Dip Ashtray A147
Original, quality 1920's / 30's white circular ceramic ashtray with three cigarette rests, a coloured transfer print of a sheep to the centre and "Pearsons Sheep Dip & Bloom Dip" around the edges. The underside is detailed "Couldon England" for the maker of the ashtray and "Pearsons Antiseptic Co Ltd London & Hill". All is complete and in good order.

4.75" x 1" tall.

 
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Price: 125.00


Pearsons Sheep Dip Ashtray A147



Luddington's Oils Card Advert A146
Luddington's Oils Card Advert A146
Original, quality 1920's, shop hanging card advert with red and blue text and a facsimile of a blue coloured bottle detailing "Liddingtons Oils" and a whole variety of remedies for ailments in Livestock. Horses, Calves, Lambs, Foals and Sheep, Sole manufacturer's "Tomlinson & Hayward Lincoln". All in super clean condition with the eye punched holes to the top for the hanging cord loop and complete.

12.5" x 10".

 
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Price: 125.00


Hiatts Copper Pig Rings in Original Box BR4
Original, quality pre-war unused copper pig rings in the scruffy but original card box. The box is detailed "Hiatt's self-piercing wrought copper pig ring" and "definitely stops rooting and lasts a lifetime", and contains four unused copper rings. Complete and in good order.

Box 2" cube.

 
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Price: 56.00


Hiatts Copper Pig Rings in Original Box BR4



Hiatt's Copper Bull Ring in Original Packet BR3
Hiatt's Copper Bull Ring in Original Packet BR3
Original, quality pre-war unused copper bull nose ring in the original card packet. The box is detailed "Hiatts Self Piercing wrought copper Bull ring 2.3/4" and in pencil 7/=. The box is a little scruffy but the ring is still sealed in a plastic bag and the copper is stamped "Hiatts". Complete and in good order.

Box 2.75" x 2.75" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 56.00


Copper Bull Ring, several available BR2
Original, quality, pre-war, copper bull nose rings of various sizes, each with a grub screw and hinged to enable the ring to be opened. Most are marked 'Hiatt Wrought' and 'British Made'. Hiatt was the largest manufacturer of police and security equipment in the U.K., making handcuffs, truncheons and even bull rings. Polished and complete and in good order.

2.75" and 3" external diameter.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 28.00


Copper Bull Ring, several available BR2



Brass Cased Fleam F56
Brass Cased Fleam F56
Original, quality, late 19th century, brass cased fleam, with three graduated steel blades and a buffalo horn infill. One blade is impressed for the maker "W.Gortts" or similar. Fleams were used by vets and stock owners to bleed animals to release pressure. This example has been cleaned and the brass polished and is complete and in good order.

Closed 3.5" x 1.5" x 0.5.

 
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Price: 56.00


Steel Cased Fleam F52
Original, quality, 1920's, fleam with a single blade and steel side covers. The shaft of the blade is marked '1'. Unusual to find these with steel covers, they are usually in brass or horn. All is in superb order and complete. Fleams were used by stock owners and vets to bleed animals to release pressure.

Case 4.5" x 1.25" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 40.00


Steel Cased Fleam F52



Horn Cased Fleam F45
Horn Cased Fleam F45
Original, quality, late 19th century, fleam with three varying sized blades, cow-horn side covers and a brass spine. All is complete and in good and working order. The smallest steel blade is marked for the maker "Thomas Turner of Sheffield. Fleams were used by stock owners and vets to bleed animals to release presure.

Case 3.25" x 1" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 60.00


Brass Cased Fleam F3
Original, quality fleam, circa 1900, used by vets and livestock owners for bleeding livestock. Unusual with a single blade within a brass case. No maker's mark. Complete and in good order.

3.5" long.

 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Cased Fleam F3



Galvanised Animal Feed Scoop G14
Galvanised Animal Feed Scoop G14
Original, quality 1930's galvanised animal feed scoop in superb condition. This example has a bowl mounted to a tapered tubular handle and is embossed "3 ½lb" to the floor and "Blue Cross balanced rations", with a cross between to the back and front. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Bowl 9" diam x 3.75".

Total 5" tall x 14" x 9" including handle.

 
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Price: 85.00


Willet and Robinson Flit Spray M121
Original, quality 1930's / 40's wartime tinsmith made flit spray to kill lice and fleas in bedding, houses and livestock generally. This example has the tube and fan spray extension, a screw off cap and the wooden handle plunger all in the wartime green paint finish and an oval brass plaque detailing the maker "Willet & Robinson Ltd. Makers. Maidstone Kent". Washed and waxed and all appears complete and in good order.

Assembled 37" x 4" x 5".

In pictures 23" long.

 
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Price: 65.00


Willet and Robinson Flit Spray M121



Double Sprung Sheep Shears S11
Double Sprung Sheep Shears S11
Original, quality late 19th century smaller than average double sprung cast steel sheep shears. Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 10.75" x 3.25" open x 1" front to back. 
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Price: 45.00


Ward No 110 Sheep Shears S10
Original, quality late 19th century cast steel double sprung sheep shears with the maker's mark detailing "Ward Sheffield No 110" to each blade. Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 14" x 3.5" x 1.5". 
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Price: 56.00


Ward No 110 Sheep Shears S10



Double Sprung Sheep Shears S9
Double Sprung Sheep Shears S9
Original, quality late 19th century cast steel double sprung sheep shears with a slot and wing nut adjustment system. Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 13" x 3.75" open and 1.5" front to back. 
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Price: 56.00


Cranked Sheep Shears S8
Original, quality late 19th century cast steel cranked sheep shears in very, very clean condition. Ideal for topiary work. Each blade is impressed for the manufacturer 'Ward of Sheffield' and "No 30". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 12.75" x 4" and 1.5" front to back. 
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Price: 45.00


Cranked Sheep Shears S8



Cast Steel Sheep Shears S7
Cast Steel Sheep Shears S7
Original, quality 1920's smaller than average cast steel sheep shears, stamped "Grasshopper 155 Made in England". Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 10" x 3" closed x 1" front to back. 
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Price: 38.00


Ward No 33 ½ Sheep Shears S6
Original, quality late 19th century near unused pair of cast steel sheep shears, of a standard design but very very clean. Both blades are impressed 'Cast Steel' and "WRP Ward Sheffield No 33 ½". Ideal for topiary work. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 13.25" x 5.5" open and 1.5" front to back. 
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Price: 36.00


Ward No 33  Sheep Shears S6



Pair of Sheep Shears S5
Pair of Sheep Shears S5
Pair of original, quality 1920's / 30's, cast iron and steel sheep shears with turned applewood handles and stamped to the wrought iron stem for the manufacturer "Burman and Sons Ltd" , "War Time Finish" and "Made in England". The metalwork has been cleaned and lacquered and the grips polished. All is complete and in good and working order. 10.5" long, 4.5" widest 1.5" front to back.  
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Price: 56.00


Boxwood Bottle Case T6
Original, quality, 19th century, turned boxwood two piece bottle case as used by veterinary surgeons and doctors to carry medicine bottles etc in. In good order and without any chips or splits. No bottle.

5.5" tall x 2.75" base diameter.

 
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Price: 58.00


Boxwood Bottle Case T6



George Peacock Sheep Dip Jar VT61
George Peacock Sheep Dip Jar VT61
Original, quality late 19th century two tone glazed stoneware jar, impressed to the shoulder "George Peacock Sheep Dip" for the supplier of the original contents and "Pearson & Co, Whittington Moor. Potteries Chesterfield" for the manufacturer of the jar. A 'hairline' to one side which does not show through to the inside, otherwise all is complete and in good order. A most unusual find.

8.75" tall x 6" diam.

 
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Price: 135.00


Arnold Foster Mother VT60
Original, quality 1950's glazed stoneware feeder for suckling piglets. This "Foster Mother" can feed nine piglets at a time if necessary with black teats fitted around the outlet points and this example has the original electric heating element for warming up the liquid feed. Transfer printed for the manufacturer "Arnold & Sons, 84 Wigmore St, London W.I." and with the registration number for the year 1950. One chip to one outlet lip otherwise complete and in good order.

13" tall including element.

Main body 9.5" diam.

10.25" base.

 
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Price: 230.00


Arnold Foster Mother VT60



Day Son and Hewitt Brass Clyster Pump VT59
Day Son and Hewitt Brass Clyster Pump VT59
Original, quality late 19th century cylindrical brass clyster pump with a turned walnut "T" handle to the pump action. These were used by Vets and stock owners for injecting liquids into the rectums of Livestock. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

17.5" long.

Barrel 2.25" diam.

'T' handle 4" x 1".

 
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Price: 85.00


Boxwood Balling Gun VT58
Original, quality mid 19th century veterinary balling gun for administering medicines in pill form to horses, cattle and the similar. This super example is made in boxwood with a wrought iron rod and central button acting as a plunger. Most unusual in boxwood and complete and in good and working order.

19.5" x 2" x 2".

 
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Price: 300.00


Boxwood Balling Gun VT58



Arnold and Son Brass Animal Enema Syringe VT57
Arnold and Son Brass Animal Enema Syringe VT57
Original, quality late 19th century all brass Veterinary all brass animal enema syringe. This super quality item has two finger grips plus another for the plunger and a maker's plate with the Royal Crest and "Arnold & Son 35 & 36 West Smithfield London". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

10.5" x 2.5" widest.

 
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Price: 75.00


Ellimans First Aid Book for Horses Dogs, Birds and Cattle VT56
Original, quality very clean copy of the 5th Edition published in 1906 of Ellimans First Aid for Accidents and Ailments of Horses, Dogs, Birds and Cattle with many black and white diagrams and pictures. In super condition and complete.

8.5" x 5.5" x 0.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 56.00


Ellimans First Aid Book for Horses Dogs, Birds and Cattle VT56



Stoneware Foster Mother VT54
Stoneware Foster Mother VT54
Original, quality late 19th century two tone glazed stoneware "Foster Mother", for feeding orphaned piglets. This super example had provision for nine teats to be fitted and when filled with milk this would feed up to nine orphans. This model was fashioned on the foot warmer shape with a knob to the front and a screw off filler cap to the top. The rear teat holder has broken off and one other is chipped, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

14.5" x 6.5" x 7.5".

 
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Price: 135.00


Spratts Brass Dog Comb VT53
Original, quality 1920's steel dogs' comb mounted with a sheet brass grip detailed "6", "Made in England" and with "Spratts" letters in the form of a Scottish Terrier. The first we have seen. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 135.00


Spratts Brass Dog Comb VT53



10 Labels for Topping's Slow Fever Drink, several packs available VT47
10 Labels for Topping's Slow Fever Drink, several packs available VT47
Ten original unused pre-war printed labels detailing, "Topping's Slow Fever Drink for Cattle", Directions for use and "Topping Bros Veterinary Chemist 31 Church St Preston " and 46 Berry Lane Longridge. In super condition and complete and in good order.

4.5" x 3".

Price is per pack of 10.

 
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Price: 10.00


Horse Tooth Rasp VT44
Original, quality, late 19th century, blacksmith made horse tooth rasp, with a brass ferule and the original turned beech handle. Complete and in good order.

21.5" x 1.5" widest.

 
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Price: 56.00


Horse Tooth Rasp VT44



Horse Mouth Gag VT42
Horse Mouth Gag VT42
Original, quality, mid to late 19th century, blacksmith made wrought iron horse mouth gag, with a brass wing nut on a threaded rod adjustment. The wooden side covers appear to be in rosewood and does have a few grain splits, otherwise all is complete and in good order. The ironwork has been cleaned and lacquered.

12.5" x 7" x 1.5.

 
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Price: 156.00


Cow Horn Trimming Iron VT40
Original, quality, late 19th century, blacksmith made wrought iron searing iron for removing cow horn tips. This example has a turned and shaped ash handle and is complete and in good order.

17.25" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 56.00


Cow Horn Trimming Iron VT40



Boxwood Fleam Mallet VT28
Boxwood Fleam Mallet VT28
Original, quality, 19th century, turned boxwood fleam mallet used by stock owners and vets when using a fleam to bleed an animal to release pressure. A super example but with some grain splits, otherwise good and complete.

13" x 2".

 
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Price: 85.00


Pewter Clyster Pump VT21
Original, quality, late 19th century, pewter clyster pump with a nickel plated brass nozzle. Used by stock owners to administer enemas to livestock. Complete and in good order.

18" x 3" with nozzle.

 
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Price: 135.00


Pewter Clyster Pump VT21



Horse Tooth Rasp VT1
Horse Tooth Rasp VT1
Original, quality, 19th century, blacksmith made horse tooth rasp with a brass ferrule and an ebony grip. Complete and in good order.

24" x 1.75" widest.

 
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Price: 60.00

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