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Co-op Bakeries Award BB75
Co-op Bakeries Award BB75
Original, quality CWS ( Co-op Wholesale Society ) award, mounted on a circular light oak backplate with an easel fitting to the reverse. This embossed award is detailed "Eastern Counties Co-op. Federal Bakeries Ltd", "Second Prize - Fermented Buns" and "1959 F.A. Jones". A very clean example. Complete and in good order.

4.5" diam.

0.75" front to back flat.

 
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Price: 89.00




Turog Brown Bread Award 1951 BB74
Turog Brown Bread Award 1951 BB74
Original, quality bronzed finish, oval brass embossed plaque engraved "Turog Brown Bread Open Class, Second Prize Awarded to Kelly's ( Heswall ) Ltd 1951". This very clean award is mounted on an oak shield shaped backboard with a folding easel stand. Beneath the plaque is a silver coloured swag engraved "Merseyside Exhibition Liverpool 1951". The oval plaque has a registration number for the year 1912. The reverse of the shield has a makers plaque for "Fattorini & Sons Ltd 36 Barr Street Birmingham". All is complete and in good order with just a few scuffs to the finish of the oak board.

Shield when flat 10.75" x 8" x 1.5".

Total standing 9.5" tall x 8" x 6.5".

 
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Price: 350.00




Sycamore Bread Board BB73
Sycamore Bread Board BB73
Original, quality 1920's well used sycamore circular bread board with faint carving to the border of just three ears of wheat or corn. The reverse is super clean and all is complete and ready for use.

11.75" x 11.75" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 56.00




Welcome Sycamore Breadboard BB67
Welcome Sycamore Breadboard BB67
Original, quality late 19th century circular sycamore breadboard with a carved outer border detailing 'Welcome' in old style text to the top and a daisy flower to the lower edge with a long leaf to each side. Well used but no damage and no warping. Complete and in good order.

12.25" diam x 0.75".

 
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Price: 135.00




Bread Board on Silver Plated Base BB58
Bread Board on Silver Plated Base BB58
Original, quality 1920's octagonal shaped sycamore bread board with its original pierced silver plated tray base. The reverse of the tray is impressed "EPNS" and "Made in England". The board is unused although the base tray does have wear to the plating and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

Board 8.5" x 0.75".

Total 11" diam.

1" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00




Bread Knife BK60
Bread Knife BK60
Original, quality late 19th century, steel bread knife with a carved sycamore handle. The blade is etched for the maker "Christopher Johnson & Co Sheffield" and the handle has a carved ear of corn or wheat. Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

12" x 1.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 68.00




Steel Bread Knife with Nickel Handle BK58
Steel Bread Knife with Nickel Handle BK58
Original, quality unused late 19th century bread knife with a super nickel plated Kings pattern handle and an all steel blade etched for the manufacturer "Bristol Gold Smiths Alliance". All is in mint condition with no signs of use or damage. Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Complete and in good and working order.

13" x 1.25" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 78.00




Bread Knife BK57
Bread Knife BK57
Original, quality late 19th century bread knife with a steel blade and a silver plated handle with embossed acanthus leaf decoration. The blade is etched for the maker "Sutherland & Rhoden Sheffield". Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. All is complete and in good and working order.

13" x 1.25" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 68.00




Carved Bread Knife BK50
Carved Bread Knife BK50
Original, quality 1920's bread knife with a steel blade and carved sycamore handle. The handle is carved "Bread" in upper cased text and the blade is acid etched "Bread Knife" in script. Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

12.5" x 1.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 65.00




Steel Bread Knife BK46
Steel Bread Knife BK46
Original, quality circa 1900, bread knife with an unusual steel blade and a carved sycamore handle. The handle is carved "Bread" and the blade is engraved "Bread Knife" & "M.Hunter & Sons Cutlers Sheffield". Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Complete and in good and working order.

12.5" x 1.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 85.00




Carved Bread Knife BK23
Carved Bread Knife BK23
Original, quality late 19th century bread knife with a steel blade and a sycamore handle carved with details of ears of corn or wheat to both sides. The blade is a little stained and is etched for the manufacturer "Joseph? Queen's Cutlers" and all is complete and in good and working order. These knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly.

13.25" x 1.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 115.00


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