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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: 95.00


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: 95.00


Pearsons Sheep Dip Ashtray A147



Bakelite Pump BK3
Bakelite Pump BK3
Original, quality 1920's all Bakelite hand pump possibly a veterinary clyster pump, or a medical enema. Appears complete and in superb condition.

17.5" long x 2.5" widest.

Body 2" diam.

 
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Price: 68.00


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: 45.00


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


Lignum Vitae Tethering Chog C20
Original, quality late 19th century chog turned in lignum vitae, as used to tether single grazing animals i.e. horse, goat or cattle. This would be used with a loose-noosed chain or rope to keep the animal from choking. Complete and in good order. Lignum vitae is one of the few, very heavy woods that will not float and is ideal for lathe turning.

3.5" tall.

4" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00


Lignum Vitae Tethering Chog C20



Lignum Vitae Chog C18
Lignum Vitae Chog C18
Original, quality late 19th century chog turned in lignum vitae, , as used to tether single grazing animals i.e. horse, goat or sheep. This would be used with a loose noosed chain or rope to keep the animal from choking. Complete and in good order. Lignum vitae is one of the few, very heavy woods that will not float and is ideal for lathe turning.

3.25" tall.

3.25" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Cased Fleam F59
Original, quality late 19th century brass cased Fleam as used to bleed livestock. This good example has two steel blades and one is engraved for the maker "Jessop". All has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

3.5" x 1.25" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Cased Fleam F59



Steel Cased Fleam F52
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


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



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: 26.00


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: 36.00


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.

1.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 36.00


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: 18.00


Cast Steel Sheep Shears S7



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


Tippers Vitalis Glass Bottle SJ282
Original, quality pre-war clear glass bottle with the original wire and ceramic stopper system. The bottle is embossed "Tippers Vitalis, the best drink for all Animals". Complete and in good order.

8.5" x 2.5" diam.

 
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Price: 38.00


Tippers Vitalis Glass Bottle SJ282



Boxwood Bottle Case T6
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


Drenching Horn VT68
Original, quality late 19th century drenching horn fashioned using a cow horn, as used by Veterinary Doctors or livestock owners for administering medicines to pigs and cattle. This example has been branded "W.B" for a previous owner. Complete and in good order.

16" x 2.5" widest.

 
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Price: 78.00


Drenching Horn VT68



Osmonds Electra Fluid Bottle VT68
Osmonds Electra Fluid Bottle VT68
Original, quality pre-war clear glass animal medicine bottle embossed to the front for the manufacturer of the original contents "Osmonds Electric Fluid". This example has also retained the original screw-in stopper. Complete and in good order.

8" tall x 2.5" diam.

 
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Price: 34.00


Tippers Vitalis Bottle VT67
Original, quality pre-war clear glass animal medicine bottle embossed to the front for the manufacturer of the original contents "Tippers Vitalis Best Drink for Animals". Complete and in good order

7.5" x 2.75" diam.

 
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Price: 23.00


Tippers Vitalis Bottle VT67



Veterinary Searing Iron VT66
Veterinary Searing Iron VT66
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron Searing Iron for cauterising open wounds on livestock. This example has the original beech handle and brass ferrule, has been cleaned and waxed and is complete and in good and working order.

16" x 1.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 56.00


Veterinary Searing Iron VT65
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron Searing Iron for cauterising open wounds on livestock. This example has the original beech handle, the steel ferrule has been cleaned and waxed and is complete and in good and working order.

16" x 1.5" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 56.00


Veterinary Searing Iron VT65



Veterinary Searing Iron VT64
Veterinary Searing Iron VT64
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron Searing Iron for cauterising open wounds on livestock. This example has the original beech handle and brass ferrule, has been cleaned and waxed and is complete and in good and working order.

16" x 2.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 68.00


Horse Tooth Rasp VT63
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron, Horse Tooth Rasp with a turned ash handle and stamped to the reverse of the rasp for the manufacturer "G Barnsley Sheffield". Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

22.5" x 1.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 68.00


Horse Tooth Rasp VT63



Arnold Foster Mother VT60
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


Day Son & 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


Day Son & Hewitt Brass Clyster Pump VT59



Boxwood Balling Gun VT58
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: 230.00


Arnold & 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


Arnold & Son Brass Animal Enema Syringe VT57



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


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


Stoneware Foster Mother VT54



Spratts Brass Dog Comb VT53
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: 115.00


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


10 Labels for Topping's Slow Fever Drink, several packs available VT47



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: 115.00


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


Boxwood Fleam Mallet VT28



Pewter Clyster Pump VT21
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: 115.00

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