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Milners Fireproof Safe    S52
Milners Fireproof Safe S52
Original quality, 19th century, fireproof safe with 2 inner drawers and all the original brass fittings throughout. The exterior has been stove enamelled black and the interior cold painted grey, but the drawer fronts and the door back panel has retained the original paintwork and transfers. All has been fully overhauled and replacement keys have been made, 2 for the door and 2 for the drawers. Both the cast brass plaque and key cover detail the makers 'Milner's of Liverpool & London', and 'Patent Improved Thief Resisting & Strong Hold Fast Safe'. All is complete and in good and working order. External 25" high x 9" x 20.5" front to back, internal 14.5" high x 13.5" x 10.5" front to back and 2" drawers.  
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Price: 485.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


S Cox & Son Fireproof Safe S50
Original quality, pre war, fireproof safe, in the original paintwork inside and out. Manufactured by Stephen Cox & Son of Sedgley. The exterior is in army green with red coachlines and the interior is lime green with red trim. Original transfers remain to the inside of the door, as does all the brass to the outside. Two keys for the door and two for the interior drawer are included and all has been fully overhauled, the brass has been lacquered and all is complete and in good and working order. External 24" high x 18" x 18" front to back, internal 12.5" high x 10.5" x 11" front to back. 
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Price: 485.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


S Cox & Son Fireproof Safe    S50



Alex Adams Fireproof Safe    S41
Alex Adams Fireproof Safe S41
Original quality fireproof safe, circa 1800, in the original paintwork inside and out. The original brass fittings have been polished and lacquered and the interior has a locking drawer to the base. The outer plaque details the maker 'Alex Adams' of Falkirk, Scotland, and the inner transfer also. Complete with two keys for the door and two for the inner drawer. All has been fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order. External 24" x 17" x 17" front to back; internal 14" x 10.5" x 10" front to back + drawer. 
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Price: 435.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


Phillips Fireproof Safe S38
Original quality fireproof safe, circa 1900, with an inner drawer, two keys for the door and one key for the drawer. The brass fittings are original, as is the transfer to the inside of the door detailing 'The Thistle Safe Manufactured for Geo. Woodhead & Co. of Manchester by Phillips & Son'. The exterior has been stove enamelled green and the original paint has been retained to the inside. All has been fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order. External 24"tall x 17" wide x 17.5" front to back including hinge pin; internal 14.5" high x 11.5" wide x 9.5" high, plus drawer. 
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Price: 435.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


Phillips Fireproof Safe    S38



J.Grove Fireproof Safe  S32
J.Grove Fireproof Safe S32
Original quality, small fireproof safe, circa 1900, manufactured by J.Grove & Son of Birmingham, England. This safe has been stove enamelled blue to the outside and retains the original pale green colour and transfer to the interior and has a small drawer inside. All the brass fittings to the door and drawer front are the original and there are 2 keys each for the door and drawer. The locks have been fully overhauled and all is complete and in good and working order. 20" tall x 14" x 15" front to back. Internal 11" x 8.5" x 8" plus the drawer. 
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Price: 435.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


J.Cartwright Fireproof Safe S31
Original quality, small fireproof safe, circa 1900, manufactured by J.Cartwright and Son of West Bromwich. The exterior of this safe has been stove enamelled green and retains the original pale green colour and transfer to the interior, although rubbed a little and has a small inner drawer. All the brass fittings are the originals and there are 2 keys each for the door and the drawer. The locks have been fully overhauled and all is complete and in good and working order. 22" tall x 15" wide and 15" front to back. Interior 13" tall x 10" wide x 7.5" plus drawer. 
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Price: 435.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


J.Cartwright Fireproof Safe  S31



T. Withers Fireproof Safe  S26
T. Withers Fireproof Safe S26
Original quality, fireproof safe manufactured by T. Withers & Son of West Bromwich, circa 1900, complete with 2 replacement keys for the door and 2 for the inner drawer. The exterior has been stove enamelled green and the inside cold painted, primer grey and all the original brass fittings remain. All fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. Exterior 24" tall x 18" wide x 17.5" front to back. Interior 13.5" tall x 12" wide x 10" front to back plus drawer. 
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Price: 364.50 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


Phillip's Safe Plate SP44
Original quality, 1920's, cast pink brass circular maker's plate originally from a safe door. Detailing for the maker 'Phillip's & Son, Birmingham, Lock & Safe Co Ltd. Fire, Fall & Thief Resisting Safe Manufacturers''. All has been lacquered and is complete and in good order. 3" diameter. 
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Price: 34.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


Phillip's Safe Plate    SP44



Chatwoods Safe Plate    SP42*
Chatwoods Safe Plate SP42*
Original quality, 19th century, circular cast brass maker's plate incorporating a keyhole surround and cover. This was originally fitted to a safe door and details the safe manufacturer 'Chatwood's of Bolton, Treble Patent'. The outer frame is in the form of a laurel leaf and the slide up central keyhole cover has a Royal Coat of Arms. All has been lacquered. Complete and in good order. 4.5" diameter x 0.5" 
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Price: 85.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


J. Grove & Son Brass Safe Plate SP36
Original quality cast brass maker's plate from a strongroom or safe door, circa 1900. This large dished plaque details the manufacturer 'J Grove & Son Birmingham England' and 'Defiance Safe Works Late With Chubbs'. The raised type is polished to a high shine on a matt finish for the background. All has been lacquered and is complete and in good order. 8" high x 8.5" x 1" front to back.  
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Price: 85.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


J. Grove & Son Brass Safe Plate    SP36



Milners Brass Safe Plate    SP32
Milners Brass Safe Plate SP32
Original quality, late 19th century, pressed brass plaque from a safe door, detailed for the maker 'Milner's' and with a good coat of arms to the centre. Some minor fatigue to the edge, but otherwise complete and in good order. Has been polished and lacquered. 8.25" diameter x 0.5". 
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Price: 75.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


Milners Brass Safe Plate SP30
Original quality, late 19th century, circular pressed, very detailed makers plate from a safe door, detailing for the maker 'Milners' and with a good coat of arms to the centre. Has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 7" diameter.  
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Price: 85.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


Milners Brass Safe Plate    SP30



Brass Safe Keyhole Cover    SP29*
Brass Safe Keyhole Cover SP29*
Original quality, late 19th century, cast brass keyhole surround with an upwards sliding cover in the form of a shield shaped coat of arms with a crown over. Originally from a fireproof safe door, complete and in good order. 2.25" x 1.5". 
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Price: 56.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


John Tanns Safe Plate SP22
Original quality, late 19th century, large cast iron maker's plate, from a safe door. Detailed in deep relief 'John Tann's Reliance Safe. 11 Newgate St London'. Much of the original paintwork remains. Complete and in good order. 9.75" x 7.5" x 1". 
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Price: 65.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


John Tanns Safe Plate    SP22



S.Withers Safe Plate  SP20
S.Withers Safe Plate SP20
Original quality, oval cast iron safe manufacturer's name plaque, circa 1900, originally from a safe door. This dished plaque is detailed for the maker's "Samual Withers & Co West Bromwich". It has been cleaned and finished in a clear lacquer. Complete and in good order. 5.5" x 4.25". 
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Price: 45.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


Hobbs & Co Safe Keyhole Cover KC63*
Original quality, 1920's, cast pink brass keyhole surround with a sliding cover, originally from a safe door. Detailed for the maker 'Hobbs & Co Patents Progress A Quality, London'. All has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 3.25" diameter x 0.5" front to back. 
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Price: 45.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


Hobbs & Co Safe Keyhole Cover    KC63*



S. Withers Safe Keyhole Cover   SP11*
S. Withers Safe Keyhole Cover SP11*
Original quality brass keyhole surround with a sliding cover. From a safe manufactured by S. Withers of West Bromwich, circa 1900. Impressed to the cover 'S. Withers's Invincible Lock'. Complete and in good order. 2.25" tall x 1.75". 
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Price: 45.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


Milners' Safe Keyhole Cover SP4*
Original quality cast brass keyhole surround and swinging cover, circa 1900, from a Milners' safe door. The backplate depicts a phoenix rising from the ashes and the cover details 'Milner's Safe, Powder Proof, Solid Lock, Liverpool and London'. Complete and in good order. 3" tall x 1.75" wide. 
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Price: 56.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)


Milners' Safe Keyhole Cover   SP4*



'JMP' Safe Keyhole Cover   SP3*
'JMP' Safe Keyhole Cover SP3*
Original quality 19th century cast brass keyhole surround with decorative swinging cover. From a safe or strongroom door. Complete and in good order. 3.25" x 2.75".  
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Price: 65.00 (Including VAT at 17.5%)

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