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Cast Iron Rim Lock RL906
Cast Iron Rim Lock RL906
Original, quality late 19th century surface mounted cast iron rim lock with the original cast iron keep and a replacement key cut to fit. This unusual lock is embossed with acanthus leaf decoration to the face and keep and with detail embossed to the sides and the initials "R.E" for the maker. The key locking has a double throw and the sliding lever in brass to the end can be locked on with the brass knob. All has been fully overhauled, cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

Lock 5.5" x 3.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 230.00




Gibbons Double Key Action Mortice Lock RL907
Gibbons Double Key Action Mortice Lock RL907
Original, quality late 19th century brass mounted mortice lock set with the faceplate marked for the manufacturer "Gibbons of Wolverhampton", two replacement keys cut to fit, replacement brass keep plate made to suit and two original double entry keyhole surrounds. The interesting lock, the first we have seen has brass casing all around and the two keys, different in barrel size and detail both override each other when in use, the true purpose of the locking mechanism is unknown but all is complete and in good and working order.

Lock 6" x 3.5" x 0.5".

Faceplate 5.75" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 300.00




Brass Rim Lock RL904
Brass Rim Lock RL904
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century surface mounted brass rim lock. Will take a standard modern square bar for the handles. A replacement keep has been made to suit with an old key altered to fit. This lock has the provision for a handle turn, a key lock and a security slide on the inside of the room, which overrides the handles and the key lock. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Lock 6.5" x 3.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 400.00




Brass Rim Lock RL905
Brass Rim Lock RL905
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century surface mounted brass rim lock. Will take a standard modern square bar for the handles. A replacement keep has been made to suit. This lock has the provision for a handle turn, a key lock and a security slide on the inside of the room, which overrides the handles and the key lock. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order with the original key.

Lock 6.75" x 3.75" 0.75".

 
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Price: 400.00




Brass Rim Lock RL903
Brass Rim Lock RL903
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century surface mounted brass rim lock. Will take a standard modern square bar for the handles. A replacement keep has been made to suit with an old key altered to fit. This lock has the provision for a handle turn, a key lock and a security slide on the inside of the room, which overrides the handles and the key lock and also has concealed fixings, so when mounted no screws are visible and has a double throw to the lock. This lock has a replacement rear mounting plate made to suit. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Lock 7.75" x 4.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 485.00




Avery White Knight Grocers Scales & Weights S301
Avery White Knight Grocers Scales & Weights S301
Original, quality late 19th century set of grocers' / butchers' counter scale with an original stack of seven brass weights 4lb down to 1/2 ounce. This most unusual example has an enamelled white on cast iron body, transfer printed "Avery White Knight" and "to weigh 20lb", a square ceramic slab, transfer decorated with a figure of The Scales of Justice and a circular cast brass tray to take the weights. The stacking weights are the standard number of circular brass ones. The brass has all been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and apart from some very minor chips to the enamel, a little discolouration and all is complete and in good and working order.

Total scale 11" tall x 22" wide plus 11" front to back.

Ceramic slab 11" x 10" x 2".

Weights 4" tall x 4.5" diam.

 
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Price: 285.00




Brass Rim Lock RL902
Brass Rim Lock RL902
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century surface mounted brass rim lock. Will take a standard modern square bar for the handles. A replacement keep has been made to suit and has the original key. This lock has the provision for a handle turn, a key lock and a security slide on the inside of the room, which overrides the handles and the key lock has a double throw to the lock. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Lock 7.75" x 4.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 450.00




Brass Fireside Shovel F751
Brass Fireside Shovel F751
Original, quality late 19th century all brass fireside shovel with a tubular stem, a very detailed cast brass urn shaped finial and a spade end with a pierced panel. The piercing to the shovel was to sift through the embers and put back onto the fire all but the ash. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

28.5" x 5.75" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 89.00




Pair of Opaline Glass Lamp Shades S632
Pair of Opaline Glass Lamp Shades S632
Original, quality pair of 1920's continental opaline glass lamp shades fitted with new replacement brass gas shade holders, modern electric bulb holders and three core silk covered flex. The bulb holders and the new replacement ceiling roses have olive fitting to grip the flex. The brass fittings are polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, the glass shades are perfect and all is complete and in good and working order.

Shades 10.75" diam.

Tall including shade 4.5" holder.

Ceiling rose 3" diam.

Flex 27".

 
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Price: 385.00




Run of Brass & Ceramic Coat Hooks, 7 matching available CH70
Run of Brass & Ceramic Coat Hooks, 7 matching available CH70
Run of original, quality late 19th century single brass and a ceramic hat or coat hooks in the original matt gilt finish. These examples have a two tone rope twist tubular stem with a spherical shaped white ceramic finial and are mounted on a shaped cast brass backplate with two countersunk screw holes for mounting. All is complete and in good and working order and can be polished to a shiny brass finish on request for no extra charge.

Backplate 1.25" x 1.25".

Total 3.25" tall.

2.5" front to back.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 56.00




Mahogany & Cast Iron Loo Roll Holder LR49
Mahogany & Cast Iron Loo Roll Holder LR49
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's cast iron toilet roll holder mounted on an old light mahogany backboard. Will fit a standard, modern toilet paper roll. This board has a shaped top and a chamfered outer edge and the cast iron mount has the original wire and wooden roller and is embossed "Gordon Toilet Fixture" and with the Royal Coat of Arms. The woodwork has been cleaned and waxed and the ironwork cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Backboard 9.5" x 7" x 0.5" thick.

 
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Price: 135.00




Robert Wells Servants Intercom Bell IB332
Robert Wells Servants Intercom Bell IB332
Original, quality late 19th century servants intercom bell with brass mounts, steel springs and a central brass boss. For use with a tight wire, non-electrical bell system and can be pulled from either left or right. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock and other similar bells may be available on request. Often now referred to as 'Downton Abbey' bells. The inside of this bell is embossed "R.W" for Robert Wells the bell founder of Aldbourne in Wiltshire. The ironwork has been repainted, and the brass polished and lacquered and all is complete and in good and working order.

Total height 8" x 4.5" wide.

5" front to back.

Bell mouth 3.5"

 
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Price: 230.00




James Bridgman Servants Intercom Bell IB333
James Bridgman Servants Intercom Bell IB333
Original, quality late 19th century servants intercom bell with brass mounts steel springs and a central brass boss. For use with a tight wire, non-electrical bell system and can be pulled from either left or right. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock and other similar bells may be available on request. Often now referred to as 'Downton Abbey' bells. The interior of this example is embossed "1.B" for James Bridgman Bell founder of Devizes in Wiltshire. The ironwork has been repainted, and the brass polished and lacquered and all is complete and in good and working order.

9" tall x 5" wide.

4!" front to back.

Bell mouth 3.5" diam.

 
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Price: 230.00




Pair of 5
Pair of 5" Recessed Brass Door Bolts DB636
Original, quality pair of late 19th century recessed brass door bolts with replacement keep plates made to suit. The bolt backplates, each have two countersunk screw holes for mounting and the keep plates one each. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

5" x 5/8" x 1.25" front to back / top plate.

 
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Price: 68.00




Pair of Dental Forceps DF19
Pair of Dental Forceps DF19
Original, quality late 19th century steel dental forceps manufacturer "J. Wood York" and detailed inside one grip "Upper Molares Right". Complete and in good order.

6.25" x 1" x 1".

 
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Price: 38.00




Pair of 8
Pair of 8" Recessed Brass Door Bolts DB634
Original, quality post-war pair of pink brass recessed door bolts with replacement keep plates made to suit. The bolt backplates, each have three countersunk screw holes for mounting and each keep has two. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

8" x 0.75" x 1.5" front to back / top plate.

 
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Price: 125.00




Pair of 6
Pair of 6" Recessed Brass Door Bolts DB635
Original, quality late 19th century brass recessed door bolts with replacement keep plates made to suit. The bolt backplates, each have two countersunk screw holes for mounting and the keeps have one each. Polished and lacquered, atlhough the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

6" x 0.75" x 1 1/8" front to back / top plate.

 
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Brass Hat or Coat Hook CH69
Brass Hat or Coat Hook CH69
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass hat and coat hook with a ribbed finial to the hat peg and all mounted on a circular brass backplate with three countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 1.75" diam.

Total 4.25" tall.

4" front to back.

 
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Price: 45.00




Pair of Ribbed Ebony Door Handles DH039
Pair of Ribbed Ebony Door Handles DH039
Original, quality pair of late 19th century spherical shaped ribbed ebony door knobs. With a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches with the original pair of petal shaped brass backplates, each with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. All is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 2.25" diam.

Knob 2" diam.

Knobs 2.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00




Kenrick Cast Iron House Numbers HN49
Kenrick Cast Iron House Numbers HN49
Original, quality late 19th century oval cast iron embossed "House Numbers". Only these in the main picture are available "High Numbers Only". The reverse is impressed for the manufacturer "AK & Son of West Bromwich" and "No 11" for the models and each has two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order.

3" x 1.75" x 1/8".

 
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Price: 6.00




Pair of Large Brass Hat & Coat Hooks CH68
Pair of Large Brass Hat & Coat Hooks CH68
Original, quality late 19th century continental cast brass very decorative large wall mounted hat and coat hooks. These examples, the first we have seen have Ivy leaf decoration to the stem, large finials with acanthus leaf detail and cast brass backplates with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 3.25" x 2.5".

Total 10.5" tall.

6" front to back.

 
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Price: 385.00




Duckworth of Manchester Stoneware Flagon SJ318
Duckworth of Manchester Stoneware Flagon SJ318
Original, quality 1920's two tone glazed stoneware flagon with a handle to the rear and transfer printed to the front shoulder for the supplier of the original contents "Duckworth & Co Old Trafford Essence Distillery Manchester 16" and "1 Gall" for the capacity. Complete and in good order.

13" tall x 7" diam base.

 
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Price: 56.00




Brass & Steel Fireside Poker F750
Brass & Steel Fireside Poker F750
Original, quality mid to late 19th century brass fireside poker with a tapered wrought iron tip and a ribbed spherical shaped finial / grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

23" x 1 1/8" x 1".

 
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Price: 68.00




Pair of Wrought Iron Electric Wall WL229
Pair of Wrought Iron Electric Wall WL229
Original, quality pair of 1920's / 30's wrought iron electric wall lights of an unusual form. Has been rewired with modern three-core flex and new brass UK bulb holders. The ironwork has been cleaned and lacquered, fully overhauled and all is complete and in good and working order. The shades are not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code S616.

Backplate 10.5" x 2.25".

Tall 10.5" excluding shade.

10" excluding shade front to back.

 
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Price: 230.00




Brass Poker Rest F748
Brass Poker Rest F748
Original, quality 1920's cast brass poker rest to support the fireside poker leaning against the hearth. This example is stamped with the registration for the year 1909. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

2.5" square.

1" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00




Brass Poker Rest F749
Brass Poker Rest F749
Original, quality 1920's cast brass poker rest to support the fireside poker leaning against the hearth. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

2.5" square x 1" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00




Wooden Loo Pull LP102
Wooden Loo Pull LP102
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's turned wooden loo pull handle. This pull was originally used on high-level toilet cisterns, but now is also ideal as a bathroom and loo light pull. This good example has been turned in a pale-coloured wood possibly larch and has been fitted with a length old replacement chain to suit. All is complete and in good and working order and unusual in wood.

Handle 5" x 1.25".

Chain 21".

 
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Price: 115.00




Ceramic Loo Pull LP103
Ceramic Loo Pull LP103
Original, quality 1920's off-white coloured ceramic loo pull handle fitted with a length of replacement brass chain. This pull was originally used on high-level toilet cisterns, but now is also ideal as a bathroom and loo light pull. This clean example has some gilt decorations and a very faint "Pull" to the centre. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

Handle 4.75" x 1.25".

Chain 25".

 
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Price: 68.00




Sutton Seeds of Reading Tin T124
Sutton Seeds of Reading Tin T124
Original, quality, circa 1900, rectangular shaped tin decorated to four sides with an overall design of flowers and leaves and to the lid, a very detailed design relating to "Sutton Seeds Royal Seed Establishment Reading". Super detail, super condition and complete and in good order.

8" x 6" x 4".

 
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Price: 230.00




Pair of Sample Ceramic Door Handles DH038
Pair of Sample Ceramic Door Handles DH038
Original, quality post-war ceramic door knobs for rim or mortice locks and latches. This unused example appears to have been a shop display or sales sample, for the handpainted detail to the face of the knobs is different to each other. The original matching keyhole covers ( one of each pattern ) with the brass backplates are included with the handles and all are complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2.25" diam.

Knob 2.25" diam.

2" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00




Wrought Iron Door Latch DL116
Wrought Iron Door Latch DL116
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron surface mounted door latch with a replacement keep been made to suit. This example has an exposed sprung latch mechanism to take a standard modern square bar for the handles. Fully overhauled, cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Latch 7" x 3.25".

0.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00




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




Ebony Interior Electric Bell Press EP553
Ebony Interior Electric Bell Press EP553
Original, quality 1920's circular ebony internal electric bell push with a bone central push button. For use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

2.5" diam x 1.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00




Ebony Interior Electric Bell Press EP554
Ebony Interior Electric Bell Press EP554
Original, quality 1920's circular ebony internal electric bell push with a bone central push button. For use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. Fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order.

2.5" diam.

1.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00




Near Pair of Millers Oil Motor Vehicle Lights M144
Near Pair of Millers Oil Motor Vehicle Lights M144
Original, quality near pair of 1920's motor vehicle oil side lamps manufactured by "Miller of Birmingham" and marked as such to the fronts with a brass label and to the brass grips on the wick controls. These lamps are identical apart from a few small differences. The wick controls and the butterfly side locking bolts. The brass bezel to one lens has some metal fatigue but otherwise all is complete and in good order with no rust or cracks to the lens. All has retained an old black paint finish and the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

9" tall.

7.5" wide including mounting bolts.

5" front to back.

 
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Price: 565.00




Pair of
Pair of "GR" Brass Drawer Cup Handles, 4 pairs available CK543
Original, quality pressed brass drawer cup handles, each with a rolled over lower pull rim, three countersunk screw holes for mounting and stamped "GR" with a crown ( for the reign of King George V ). These drawer pulls were originally fitted to office furniture in Government Buildings or similar. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

4" x 2".

0.75" front to back.

Price is per pair.

 
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Price: 56.00




3
3" Brass Exterior Electric Bell Push EP552
Original, quality 1920's exterior brass electric bell push with a 3" diam backplate with two countersunk screw holes for mounting. For use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. All has been fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 3".

1" to be recessed 1.75" deep.

 
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Price: 135.00




Brass Bell Pull Fitting BPF56
Brass Bell Pull Fitting BPF56
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell pull fitting. This example is used on the inside wall to take the wire directly from the exterior bell pull. This fitting has two countersunk screw holes and is to be mounted vertically. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Faceplate 6.5" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 89.00




Acorn Butter Stamp BS45
Acorn Butter Stamp BS45
Original, quality late 19th century sycamore butter print with a good sharp carved detail to the front of an acorn with oak leaves. This example is in super condition and has a replacement handle made to match. No worm holes, a good warm colour and complete.

Stamp face 4" diam.

Total height 4.5".

 
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Price: 156.00




Sycamore Butter Stamp BS46
Sycamore Butter Stamp BS46
Original, quality late 19th century sycamore butter print with a carved, detail to the front of an abstract design. This example has a replacement handle made to match. Some wormholes, well treated, otherwise complete and in good and working order and with a super colour.

Stamp face 4".

Total height 5.25".

 
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Price: 135.00




Wrought Iron Exterior Bell Pull BP323
Wrought Iron Exterior Bell Pull BP323
Original, quality post-war wrought iron exterior 'down' bell pull with a twisted rod on a decorative backplate, an open fretted cast iron pull grip, and a replacement top externally mounted wrought iron return spring mounting with strong springs. All has been cleaned, undercoated and top coated with black paint and is complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 6.5" x 2.75".

2" front to back.

Bell pull 24" long.

Including 6" x 1.75" grip.

 
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Price: 365.00




Brass & Ceramic Hat & Coat Hook CH67
Brass & Ceramic Hat & Coat Hook CH67
Original, quality circa 1900, plain brass hat, and coat hook with a brass backplate with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and spherical shaped white ceramic finials. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 1" x 1".

Total 6" tall x 3".

3" front to back.

 
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Price: 68.00




Rosewood Handled Corkscrew CS231
Rosewood Handled Corkscrew CS231
Original, quality late 19th century steel corkscrew with a shaped rosewood turned 'T' handle and hanging ring. All is complete and in good and working order.

5.5" x 3.25" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 45.00




Brass Coat Hook CH66
Brass Coat Hook CH66
Original, quality late 19th century brass coat hook / hat peg with a long tapered reach, a spherical finial to the tip and a steel woodscrew thread. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Hook 4.5" front to back.

Shoulder 0.75".

Thread 1.25".

 
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Price: 45.00




1937 Coronation Engraved Glass Tankard CC274
1937 Coronation Engraved Glass Tankard CC274
Original, quality clear glass pint tankard issued to commemorate The Coronation of King George VI on "May 12th 1937" with good engraved detail as such with the Royal Monogram & Crown to the front, "The Stuart Descant from Robert the Steward 1371 to King George VI 1936" to the reverse and to the underside "Only 1000 of these numbered tankards have been made by Thomas Goode & Co Ltd London, Copyright Herbert Goode 1937" and "This is No 162" within an engraved wreath. Superb engraving, super condition, and the first we have seen.

5.25" tall x top diam 3.25".

Base 3.25" diam.

5" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 156.00




Kenrick Cast Iron Door Pull DP614
Kenrick Cast Iron Door Pull DP614
Original, quality late 19th century single cast iron door pull or sash window lift with a tapered curved grip and two backplates, each with two countersunk screw holes for mounting. The reverse is impressed "AK&Sons" for the maker Archibald Kenrick & Sons of West Bromwich and "4". Complete and in good and working order.

8.75" x 1".

2.25" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00




Brass Spice Dredger SB4
Brass Spice Dredger SB4
Original, quality late 18th / 19th century spice shaker in the form of a miniature "flour dredger" with a loop side handle and a twist off, pierced domed cover. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

3" tall.

Base 1.75" diam.

2.25" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 68.00




Sharpening Steel BS48
Sharpening Steel BS48
Original, quality late 19th century sharpening steel originally from a meat carving set. This pretty and usable example has a chip carved bone handle to simulate antler horn and silver mounts ( not hallmarked ). The steel is impressed "T. Turner & Co" for the maker Thomas Turner of Sheffield. One minor split to the bone grip otherwise complete and in good and working order.

13" x 1" x 1".

 
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Price: 68.00




Brass Wall Light WL228
Brass Wall Light WL228
Original, quality Art Nouveau brass gas wall light converted to electricity and will fit a standard, modern, UK electric bulb holder. Has been wired with modern three-core flex and a new brass UK bulb holder. The gas tap, as seen, is now fixed to permit the electric conversion. Although originally mounted as a downlighter, it could now be used both up or down. This example is impressed with the registration number for the year 1908. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. The shade is not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code S495.

Backplate 3.25" diam.

Total 10" tall.

10" front to back.

 
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Price: 156.00




Brass Wall Light WL226
Brass Wall Light WL226
Original, quality late 19th century swivel brass gas wall lamp converted to electricity. Will fit a standard, modern, UK electric bulb holder. Has been wired with modern three-core flex and a new brass UK bulb holder. The gas tap, as seen, is now fixed to permit the electric conversion. Although originally mounted as a downlighter, it could now be used both up or down. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. The shade is not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code S474.

Backplate 2.75" diam.

Total 11" tall x front to back 10".

 
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Price: 89.00




Pair of Brass Wall Lights WL227
Pair of Brass Wall Lights WL227
Original, quality late 19th century swivel brass gas wall lights converted to electricity. Has been wired with modern three-core flex and new brass UK bulb holders and to fit standard, modern, UK electric bulbs. Although originally mounted as downlighters, they could now be used both up or down. The gas taps, as seen, are now fixed to permit the electric conversion. All have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order. These shades are not included in the price, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code S459.

Backplates 3.5" diam.

Total 11" tall.

10" front to back.

 
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Price: 230.00




Leaded Glass Hall Lantern HL581
Leaded Glass Hall Lantern HL581
Original, quality mid to late 19th century chromed hall lantern with coloured leaded glass panels, this item was originally gas but has now been converted to electricity with a new three-core flex, a new chrome bulb holder and includes a length of new chromed chain and a chromed ceiling rose. Each panel of leaded glass matches each other in the pattern, although the colours vary within. The chrome has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

Total 27" tall to the suspension ring.

Plus 14" chain.

Body 13" x 8".

20" tall to dome.

Rose 2.75" diam + 2" tall.

 
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Price: 750.00




Cast Iron Potstand with Inset Tile PS76
Cast Iron Potstand with Inset Tile PS76
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron base on four feet with the original glazed tile inset, all original and complete and in good and working order. The ironwork has been cleaned and lacquered.

8.25" x 8.25".

1.5" tall.

 
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Price: 115.00




Brass Doctors Door Knocker DK422
Brass Doctors Door Knocker DK422
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass door knocker with the original matching backplate, knocking stud and threaded bolts. This model is always referred to as a "Doctors" knocker for it was most often found on country manor houses belonging to a professional person. ie Doctor, Dentist, Solicitor etc. Replacement washers fitted, otherwise all original and complete and in good and working order.

When mounted 8.5" tall.

2.75" widest.

3.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 450.00




Set of 7 Kenrick Cast Iron & Brass Weights W380
Set of 7 Kenrick Cast Iron & Brass Weights W380
Original, quality full set of late 19th century circular, decorated cast iron shop counter stacking weights. Each cast iron weight is embossed to the centre "AK & Sons", with the appropriate weight and to the front edge with the weight only. The top two weights are in brass and are impressed "AK & Sons", "1oz" & "2oz". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order.

Stack 4" tall.

5" widest.

 
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Price: 125.00




1/2lb Avery Ceramic Weight W379
1/2lb Avery Ceramic Weight W379
Original, quality late 19th century W&T Avery ceramic grocers' / butchers' counter weight. These weights were only in use for a very short period and were made illegal in 1903 or thereabouts. This example is transfer printed "1/2lb" to the top "W&T Avery Birmingham" around the base and has retained the lead infill to the underside for counterbalancing to the true weight. All is complete and in good order.

1.75" tall.

2.25" base diam.

 
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Price: 185.00




Maling Ceramic Cheese Dish & Cover CD30
Maling Ceramic Cheese Dish & Cover CD30
Original, quality late 19th century circular cheese plate with the matching domed cover. Both pieces have transfer decoration of woodland flowers surrounding a framed picture, The underside of the plate has the trademarks for the Maling china company and the registration number for the year 1887. No chips or blemishes and complete and in good and working order.

5.5" tall.

Top 6.5" diam.

Base 9" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 78.00




Pair of Heavy Brass Door Handles DH037
Pair of Heavy Brass Door Handles DH037
Original, quality pair of late 19th century heavy cast spherical shaped brass door knobs. With a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches. With replacement brass backplates made to suit. All is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 2.25" diam.

Knobs 2" diam.

Knobs 2.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 230.00




Pair of Avery Ceramic 4lb & 2lb Weights W378
Pair of Avery Ceramic 4lb & 2lb Weights W378
Original, quality pair of late 19th century W&T Avery ceramic grocers' / butchers' counter weights. These weights were only in use for a very short period and were made illegal in 1903 or thereabouts. These examples are transfer decorated in green with "Imperial" and "4lb" or "2lb" to the top and "W&T Avery Ltd Birmingham" in ribbon swags to the front. These are as near mint condition as you could hope for with just one miniscule blemish to the top of the "4lb" very near to "Imperial". The lead infills used to counterbalance to the true weights are present and more than that, they are both stamped in the lead with an identical customs and excise mark, 'VR' for the Reign of Queen Victoria over "572" and beneath the Crown for Queen Victoria. A wonderful pair of weights the best I have seen and complete. These were made by Wedgewood although not marked as such.

4lb = 3.5" tall plus 4.25" diam base

2lb = 3.25 tall plus 3 5/8" diam base

 
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Price: 1,350.00




Pair of Cranberry Tinted Lamp Shades S630
Pair of Cranberry Tinted Lamp Shades S630
Original, quality 1920's pair of matching cranberry tinted bell shaped electric light shades to fit standard, modern, UK electric bulb holders. Although originally mounted as downlighters, they could now be used both up or down and are complete and in good and working order.

5.25" tall.

5" widest.

 
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Price: 125.00




Jewellers Brass Blowlamp BL11
Jewellers Brass Blowlamp BL11
Original, quality late 19th century all brass Jewellers Blowlamp stamped to the body for the maker "Moore & Wright Sheffield England". This example would have a fitted rubber tube attached to the brass tube and the body filled with methylated spirits, the top was removed and the fumes lit. Air blown through the rubber tube by mouth puts a jet of flame out of the blowlamp across the flame giving out a very fine jet of flame. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order and appears unused.

Body 1.5" diam.

Total 9.25" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00




Etched Frosted Glass Lamp Shade S631
Etched Frosted Glass Lamp Shade S631
Original, quality circa 1900, acid-etched frosted glass gas lamp shade, with the original aluminium gas shade holder drilled out to fit a standard, modern, electric bulb holder. This faceted example has etched floral designs and a Maltese cross shape. The shade holder is marked "Bray No 790". All is complete and in good and working order.

6" tall including holder.

5.75" widest.

 
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Price: 56.00




Pint Brass & Steel Dairy Measure DP280
Pint Brass & Steel Dairy Measure DP280
Original, quality late 19th century steel one-pint dairy measure with the original brass handle with a hooked top for hanging in the churn or milk pram. The tapered steel body is impressed "Pint" and has a lead customs mark detailed "VR" beneath a crown, "490" and "77". Unusual shape with a tapered body. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

Body 4" tall x 4" diam.

Total 7.5" tall x 6" x 4".

 
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Price: 115.00




Brass Mirror Wall Sconce M215
Brass Mirror Wall Sconce M215
Original, quality late 19th century circular mirrored brass wall sconce with lift-out brass candle holders, a hanging ring to the top and a wide embossed brass frame decorated with floral designs. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

Outer circular back mount 9.25".

Visible mirror 5.25" diam.

Total 11.5" tall including ring.

9.25" wide.

 
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Price: 135.00




Oak & Cast Iron Loo Roll Holder LR47
Oak & Cast Iron Loo Roll Holder LR47
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's cast iron toilet roll holder, mounted on the original honey coloured oak backboard. The board has a shaped top and a routered outer edge and the cast iron mount is embossed "Maxwood Toilet Fixture". The wooden roll bar is a replacement made to suit but otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. The ironwork has been cleaned and lacquered and will fit a standard, modern toilet paper roll.

9.25" x 6.75" x 0.5".

Total 1.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00




Stained Oak & Cast Iron Loo Roll Holder LR48
Stained Oak & Cast Iron Loo Roll Holder LR48
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's cast iron toilet roll holder, mounted on the original stained oak backboard. The board has a shaped top and a chamfered outer edge and the cast iron mount is embossed "Drayton Mill". The wooden roll bar is a replacement made to suit but otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. The ironwork has been cleaned and lacquered and will fit a standard, modern toilet paper roll.

9" x 6.75" x 0.5".

Total 1.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 156.00




Brass Door Pull Knob DP613
Brass Door Pull Knob DP613
Original, quality late 19th century octagonal shaped brass door pull knob with the original matching backplates and threaded bar, nut and washer. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 3" diam.

Knob 3" diam.

2.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00




8.5
8.5" Brass Door Bolt DB633
Original, quality late 19th century surface mounted brass door bolt with the original keep and decorative brass finial / grip. The backplate to the bolt has seven countersunk screw holes for mounting and the keep has five. This example has a second backplate in steel for extra strenth. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

Bolt backplates 8.5" x 1.75".

Keep 2.25" x 1.75">

 
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Price: 230.00




6
6" Cranked Brass Door Bolt DB631
Original, quality late 19th century surface mounted cranked brass door bolt with a spherical shaped finial grip and a keep plate made to suit. The bolt backplate has five countersunk screw holes for mounting and the keep has two. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Bolt backplate 6" x 1 3/8".

Keep 1.5" x 1 3/8".

 
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Price: 156.00




Brass Keyhole with Cover KC583
Brass Keyhole with Cover KC583
Original, quality circa 1900, brass keyhole with a good size aperture for the key and a swinging cover. This example has two countersunk screw holes for mounting and all is complete and in good and working order.

2.25" x 1".

Keyhole 1".

 
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Price: 34.00




Art Nouveau Brass Keyhole Cover KC584
Art Nouveau Brass Keyhole Cover KC584
Original, quality 1920's pressed brass Art Nouveau keyhole with swinging Cover. This example has two countersunk screw holes for mounting and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

2" x 1".

Aperture 7/8".

 
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Price: 34.00




Large Brass Keyhole with Cover KC581
Large Brass Keyhole with Cover KC581
Original, quality late 19th century large oval shaped brass keyhole surround with a swinging cover. This most unusual size has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and a large keyhole. Polished and complete and in good and working order.

2.75" x 2".

Keyhole 1.75" tall.

 
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Price: 68.00




Brass Keyhole with Cover KC582
Brass Keyhole with Cover KC582
Original, quality late 19th century large 'soldier' shaped cast brass keyhole surround with a large keyhole, a swinging cover and two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

2.5" x 0.75".

Keyhole 1.25" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00




Pair of Aesthetic Movement Brass Shelf Brackets B146
Pair of Aesthetic Movement Brass Shelf Brackets B146
Original, quality pair of cast brass shelf brackets with a serious aesthetic movement fretted design and in the unpolished original lacquer finish. The brass wall mounting side has three countersunk screw holes on each bracket and the top each has two countersunk screw holes to grip a wooden shelf. A most unusual pair of brackets which can be polished back to shiny brass on request for no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

8.5" tall x 8.5" front to back.

Backplates 1.5" wide including screw holes.

 
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Price: 300.00




C. Farlow Fishing Tackle Catalogue FE46
C. Farlow Fishing Tackle Catalogue FE46
Original, quality late 19th century soft bound fishing catalogue from "C. Farlow & Co Ltd, The Angling Specialists". This very clean example is not dated but I suspect it is 1920's or 1930's and a mine of information of the time. Complete and in good order.

8.5" x 5.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 115.00




Brass Loo Door Lock Set LL109
Brass Loo Door Lock Set LL109
Original, quality heavy brass loo door lock set, circa 1900 / 1920's complete with all the necessary pieces. This lock was manufactured for use with old pennies and all has been fully overhauled polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. This lock is designed to be mounted on the outside of an inward opening door and is handed. When the coin is inserted, the locked door can be opened and when the bolt is drawn across on the inside, another coin will not be accepted for another person to enter. Only when the bolt is drawn back on the inside, can another person gain entry. Each time the bolt is operated the indicator will change from vacant to engaged or vice verca. All the fitting are original with the exception of the keys and the keeps these have been made to suit and now all is complete and in good and working order. A super brass loo lock. Including all the correct screws.

Lock box 13" x 4" x 1.25".

Price is per set.

 
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Price: 350.00




Silver Witches Ball WB9
Silver Witches Ball WB9
Original, quality late 19th century medium sized spherical shaped silver coloured, glass witches ball. These were originally used to mirror the light around a room in the days when candle, oil or firelight was the only source of light other than naturally through the windows. These objects later acquired their superstitious properties of scaring away evil spirits and witches if you are superstitious. Originally these were free blown and silvered to the inside with an early mercury silvering and a brass disc and ring were fitted for these to be suspended with. These were made in a huge range of sizes and colours but are not easy to find these old original ones today. All is complete and in good and working order.

8" diam.

Body plus top ring 1".

 
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Price: 185.00




Large Gold Witches Ball WB8
Large Gold Witches Ball WB8
Original, quality late 19th century large sized spherical shaped gold coloured, glass witches ball. These were originally used to mirror the light around a room in the days when candle, oil or firelight was the only source of light other than naturally through the windows. These objects later acquired their superstitious properties of scaring away evil spirits and witches if you are superstitious. Originally these were free blown and silvered to the inside with an early mercury silvering and a small brass disc and ring were fitted for these to be suspended with. These were made in a huge range of sizes and colours but are not easy to find these old original ones today. All is complete and in good and working order.

11" diam.

Body plus top ring 0.75".

 
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Price: 300.00




Elwell Two Piece Garden Line Stake G40
Elwell Two Piece Garden Line Stake G40
Original, quality 1920's two piece garden line with a cast iron Revolving frame for the line on a wrought iron stem impressed "Elwell" for the maker and the original matching stake. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

19" x 13.5" x 1" revolving section.

15.5" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 89.00




Saltglazed Whitechapel Flagon SJ315
Saltglazed Whitechapel Flagon SJ315
Original, quality late 18th / early 19th century large saltglazed stoneware flagon of a bellied form with a two colour glaze and a loop handle to the reverse. The front shoulder is impressed "Webb Whitechapel" for the supplier of the original contents and "Fulham Stone Pottery Glazed Inside". The reverse is impressed "2" probably for two gallons and the shoulders have two super firing marks. This example is no question the finest condition we have seen for this age. It's absolutely perfect.

15.5" tall x 10.5" widest.

 
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Price: 125.00




Cast Iron Door Knocker DK421
Cast Iron Door Knocker DK421
Original, quality mid to late 19th century cast iron door knocker of the drop loop design with a very detailed form of a maiden with arms full of Bouquets, a knocking loop of curtain swags and an arched banner to the top to engrave the name of the house or resident. Cleaned and repainted black and complete and in good and working order.

8" x 3.5".

1" front to back.

 
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Price: 145.00




Chefs Copper Straining Ladle CS21
Chefs Copper Straining Ladle CS21
Original, quality late 19th century egg shaped copper straining ladle on the original turned mahogany shaft. One half of the spoon is perforated and the reverse is impressed for the manufacturer / supplier "Adam & Son 67 Haymarket London". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

27" long x 1" wooden shaft.

Bowl size 5" x 3" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 265.00




Mahogany Hat and Coat Rack CR106
Mahogany Hat and Coat Rack CR106
Original, quality late 19th century mahogany horseshoe shaped wall mounted hat and coat rack with seven brass hooks on star shaped backplates and large acorn shaped finials. This example has retained the original mirror hanging plates fitted to the reverse of the frame. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and apart from a few minor scuffs to the finish of the mahogany all is complete and in good and working order.

Rack 29.25" tall x 24" plus 1" front to back.

6" total front to back including hooks.

 
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Price: 450.00




Brass Yale Lock Door Knocker with Letter Flap LF351
Brass Yale Lock Door Knocker with Letter Flap LF351
Original, quality 1920's / 30's cast brass vertical letter flap with a ring knocker above and a circular hole to the top section to take a standard Yale type lock action. Replacement nuts, bolts and springs have been fitted and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is now complete and in good and working order.

11.5" x 2.25".

Bolt centres 7.5".

Aperture 5.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 115.00




Southport Pavilion Sugar Bowl SW2
Southport Pavilion Sugar Bowl SW2
Original, quality late 19th century white ceramic sugar bowl with a pink lustre finish and a black-on-white illustration of "Southport Pavilion Winter Gardens & Aquarium". The underside is detailed "Made in Germany". All is complete and in good and working order.

3" tall.

5" top diam.

 
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Price: 38.00




Brass Door Knocker DK419
Brass Door Knocker DK419
Original, quality 1920's cast brass door knocker of the drop loop form with a replacement shaped brass knocking stud made to suit and matching. The nuts and bolts are also replacements. All is now complete and in good and working order and polished.

Knocker 7" x 2.75" x 1" front to back.

Stud 2.5" x 2" x 0.5" front to back.

Total when mounted 8".

 
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Price: 135.00




Birmingham Souvenir Teapot Stand SW1
Birmingham Souvenir Teapot Stand SW1
Original, quality late 19th century circular white ceramic teapot stand with a pink border and a black-on-white illustration entitled "Council House Birmingham". Some wear to the pink and etched to the reverse "Made in Germany". Complete and in good and working order.

6.25" diam

0.5" tall.

 
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Price: 25.00




Keswick Engraved Copper Tray T177
Keswick Engraved Copper Tray T177
Original, quality circa 1900, oval copper drinks tray with a decorative rolled over top rim and a makers' stamp to the underside for "Keswick" and "K.S.I.A" for Keswick School of Industrial Arts. The front lower gallery is engraved "Presented to Mrs Ruth Rawes by the members of the Armitt Libray in grateful recognition of her valuable services to that institution during fifteen years - July 1927. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is in super condition.

22.5" x 16.5" x 1 1/8" tall.

 
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Price: 350.00




Hotel Counter Posting Box PS83
Hotel Counter Posting Box PS83
Original, quality circa 1910 / 1920's Hotel Counter Posting Box in honey coloured oak with an arched shape, a hinged and locking door to the front and a letter slot to the top with an engraved brass front detailing "Letters" in upper case text. All standing on a rectangular oak plinth. The door has a 'Bramah' lock and key and a lift-out glazed panel for inserting the postal collection times. The brass has been lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the lock fully overhauled and all is complete and in good and working order. An exciting find.

13.75" tall.

Plinth 9.75" x 7.5".

Body 8" x 6" front to back.

 
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Price: 585.00




Meywell & Son Brass Fire Hose Branch FF97
Meywell & Son Brass Fire Hose Branch FF97
Original, quality 1943 cast brass fire hose spout with the original quick-release hose attachment. The spout is stamped "GR VI" with a crown for the Reign of "King Goerge VI", "1 inch" and for the manufacturer "Meywell & Sons Wolverhampton 1943". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is in good order.

15" tall x 7" x 3.25".

 
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Price: 156.00




Wrought Iron Cupboard Door Bolt DB626
Wrought Iron Cupboard Door Bolt DB626
Original, quality late 19th century wrought iron cupboard door bolt with a replacement keep made to suit and a small brass finial grip. Cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Bolt 4" x 1".

Keep 1" x 1".

 
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Price: 38.00




Wrought Iron Cupboard Door Bolt DB627
Wrought Iron Cupboard Door Bolt DB627
Original, quality late 19th century wrought iron cupboard door bolt with a replacement keep made to suit and a small brass finial / grip. Cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Bolt 3" x 1".

Keep 0.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 36.00




4.25
4.25" Brass Door Bolt DB624
Original, quality late 19th century surface mounted 4.25" long brass door bolt with the original keep. This example has a cast brass finial grip and a second backplate in steel for security. The backplate for the bolt has five countersunk screw holes for mounting and the keep has two. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

Bolt backplate 4.25" x 1.25".

Keep 1.75" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 115.00




Wrought Iron Cupboard Door Bolt DB625
Wrought Iron Cupboard Door Bolt DB625
Original, quality late 19th century wrought iron cupboard door bolt with a cranked end, a replacement keep plate made to suit and a small brass finial / grip. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Bolt 4" x 1.25".

Keep plate 1.25" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 36.00




7
7" Wrought Iron Door Bolt DB623
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith-made wrought iron surface mounted door bolt with a replacement keep and brass finial made to suit. The bolt backplate has six screw holes for mounting and the keep has two. All has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

Bolt 7" x 1.75".

Keep 1.75" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 145.00




Merryweather Copper Fire Hose Branch FF96
Merryweather Copper Fire Hose Branch FF96
Original, quality late 19th century 28.5" long tapered copper, fire fighting branch with cast brass mounts and a screw off end spout. Some minor dents to the copper tube, otherwise all is complete and in good order. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The cast brass base collar is stamped for the maker "Merryweather British Made & London".

29" long.

3.25" diam widest.

 
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Price: 156.00




Pair of Copper and Brass Display Stands DP34
Pair of Copper and Brass Display Stands DP34
Original, quality pair of circa 1900, heavy circular brass and copper display stands. This pair of circular tubs with a copper cylindrical body and heavy brass bases and top rims. The copper has dovetailed joints and is of the highest quality. No makers' or owners' mark can be seen and all now has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Have you any ideas as to its purpose? In good order.

3" tall.

Top diam 7.25".

Base 8" diam.

 
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Price: 250.00




Pair of Swirled Brass Door Handles DH036
Pair of Swirled Brass Door Handles DH036
Original, quality pair of late 19th century spherical shaped brass door knobs. With a square bar included to fit standard mortice locks and latches and circular backplates, each with three countersunk screw holes for mounting. This example has a swirled design emanating from the centre out. All is complete and in good and working. The first we have seen of this model.

Backplate 2.25" diam.

Knob 2" diam.

2.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 185.00




R.A.C Enamel 'L' Plate S402
R.A.C Enamel 'L' Plate S402
Original, quality 1930's / 40's enamel learners 'L' plate issued by "R.A.C" for a certified driving instructor. This unusual example has the Royal Automobile Club logo to the top, the large red 'L' for learners and detailed for the driving instructor "No 4586 H. Lloyd". Four bolt holes for mounting and some minor rust, otherwise a bright clean sign. Complete and in good order.

11.75" x 7.25".

 
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Price: 300.00




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




Brass Hat and Coat Hook, 3 matching available CH64
Brass Hat and Coat Hook, 3 matching available CH64
Original, quality circa 1900, cast brass hat and coat hook with an oval shaped backplate with four countersunk screw holes for mounting, a shaped finial to the top hat peg and a plainer one beneath. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 2" x 1.5".

Total 5" tall x 4" front to back.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 38.00




Frys Chocolate Mirror A201
Frys Chocolate Mirror A201
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1910 Frys Chocolate Advertising Mirror in the original light oak frame. The frame is stamped to the front "J.S Fry & Sons Ltd" and the glass is decorated with a circular Royal Coat of Arms and "By Appointment", "Frys Chocolate", "Makers to T.M. The King & Queen and H.M Queen Alexandra" and " 300 gold medalist". All original with one blemish to the slivering of the mirror, top left corner, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

Outer frame 21.25" x 15.25" plus 7/8" front to back.

Visible mirror 17.5" x 11.5".

 
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Price: 850.00




6
6" Exterior Electric Bell Pull EP550
Original, quality huge cast brass exterior electric bell push of a circular form with a large white ceramic central push button detailed "Press" in upper case text. This unusual example has a good clean dished backplate and "Press" in black and three countersunk screw holes for mounting. For use with a 12-volt, low-voltage electric supply system and transformer. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. Many other bell fittings of differing types may also be available. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

Exterior 6" diam

Central button 1 1/8" diam.

1.5" diam barrel to be recessed 2".

 
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Price: 500.00




Long Run of Oval Brass Door Handles, 8 pairs available DH025
Long Run of Oval Brass Door Handles, 8 pairs available DH025
Original, quality pair of 1920's oval shaped pink brass door knobs a little larger than average. With a square bar included to fit standard mortice locks and latches. The circular backplates, each have four countersunk screw holes for mounting and all are complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2 5/8" diam.

Knob 2.5" x 1.5".

Knob 2.5" front to back.

Price is per pair.

 
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Price: 78.00




Brass and Wrought Iron Bell Pull Fitting, many similar available BPF54
Brass and Wrought Iron Bell Pull Fitting, many similar available BPF54
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell crank mounted on a blacksmith wrought iron spike for hammering into masonry and timber for internal use. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

Wrought iron spike 3.5" approx.

Brass crank 3" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 38.00




Brass and Wrought Iron Bell Pull Fitting, many similar available BPF55
Brass and Wrought Iron Bell Pull Fitting, many similar available BPF55
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell crank mounted on a blacksmith wrought iron spike for hammering into masonry and timber for internal use. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

Wrought iron spike 3.5" approx.

Brass crank 3" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 38.00




Wrought Iron Rim Lock RL896
Wrought Iron Rim Lock RL896
Original, quality late 19th century surface mounted wrought iron door lock, to take a standard modern square bar for the handles. A replacement keep has been made to suit and an old key altered to fit. This lock has the provision for a handle turn and a key lock but is not suitable for oval shaped door knobs. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

Lock 6" x 4" x 1".

 
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Price: 115.00




Brass and Steel Bell Pull Fitting, many similar available BPF53
Brass and Steel Bell Pull Fitting, many similar available BPF53
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell crank mounted on a blacksmith wrought iron spike for hammering into masonry and timber for internal use. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

Wrought iron spike 5" to 6" long.

Brass crank 3" x 2" approx.

 
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Price: 38.00




Wrought Iron Rim Lock RL895
Wrought Iron Rim Lock RL895
Original, quality late 19th century surface mounted wrought iron door lock, to take a standard modern square bar for the handles. A replacement keep has been made to suit and an old key altered to fit. This lock has the provision for a handle turn and a key lock but is not suitable for oval shaped door knobs. The file marks are the original to when the lock was manufactured. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order.

Lock 6" x 4" x 7/8".

 
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Price: 135.00




1919 World War Peace Beaker M142
1919 World War Peace Beaker M142
Original, quality white ceramic beaker issued in 1919 to celebrate the end of the First World War 1914 to 1919. The front for this example has coloured detail of Brittania sitting before the flags of British Allied countries during the war. The reverse has details in black "Peace Celebration 1919 Presented by the Lord Mayor, Aldermen & Citzens of the City of Manchester William Kay Lord Mayor". The beaker is very crazed but otherwise is complete and a super example.

4.5" tall.

Top 2.75" diam.

Base 2.25" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00




Brass Cauldron Inkstand IW115
Brass Cauldron Inkstand IW115
Original, quality mid 19th century cast brass inkstand in the realistic form of a three-legged cauldron. This example has a swing-over handle, a hinged lid, a replacement brass liner and is mounted on a circular ebonised wooden plinth. This superb example has a registration lozenge mark for the year 1859. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is now complete and in good and working order.

4.5" tall.

Plinth 4.5" diam.

Liner 1.25" diam.

 
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Price: 185.00




Brass Straw Hat Inkstand IW116
Brass Straw Hat Inkstand IW116
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's cast brass inkstand in the realistic form of a straw hat in miniature. This super example has the straw-like and ribbon embossed detail, a replacement brass liner made to suit and is all in the original unpolished matt gilt finish. All is now complete and in good and working order and could be polished to shiny brass on request for no extra cost..

1" tall .

4.5" diam.

Liner 1.75" diam.

 
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Price: 85.00




Pewter Inkstand IW113
Pewter Inkstand IW113
Original, quality 1920's / 30's Pewter Inkstand with a white ceramic liner, a hinged cover and the base for a pen tray. Complete and in good and working order.

Base 10" x 5" front to back.

Total height 4" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00




Brass Inkwell IW114
Brass Inkwell IW114
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass inkwell with a replacement brass liner, four ball feet, an embossed design of entwining fish and a hinged lid to the top. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4" tall including finial.

Base 4.25" square.

Liner 1 5/8" diam.

 
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Price: 68.00




Quaker Oats Cereal Bowl A200
Quaker Oats Cereal Bowl A200
Original, quality pre-war white ceramic cereal bowl with a decoration of oats around the inner bowl and to the centre a coloured pictorial of a sheaf of oats depicting a Quaker holding a packet and Quaker Rolled Oat Cereals. Complete and in good order.

7.5" top diameter.

1.5" tall.

Base 4.75" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00




Honour & Liberty Bowl M141
Honour & Liberty Bowl M141
Original, quality white ceramic bowl manufactured in 1914 the beginning of the First World War. This super bowl is decorated to the outside with two pieces of four flags of the Allies, one laurel wreath with "God Save The King" and line drawing illustrations of "HMS Lion", "HMS Iron Duke" and three early aircraft. The underside is detailed with the registration number for the year 1914 and for the manufacturer "Chelson China of England". Complete and in good order.

4.5" tall x 5.5" top diam.

3.25" diam.

 
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Price: 230.00




Electric Indicator Bell EB343
Electric Indicator Bell EB343
Original, quality 1920's electric indicator bell with a polished steel bell, mounted on a teak backboard with a lift-off cover to the coil etc. For use with a 12-volt, low-voltage electric supply system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock and many other bell fittings of differing types may also be available. Suitable interior and exterior bell pushes are available upon request. This example is unusual to have a "bell" shaped bell in steel. Has been fully overhauled and all is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 11" x 5.5".

5" tallest.

 
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Price: 245.00




Pair of Brass Door Handles DH024
Pair of Brass Door Handles DH024
Original, quality pair of 1920's spherical shaped brass door knobs. With a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches. The circular brass backplates, each have two countersunk screw holes for mounting and one backplate is a replacement made to suit. Complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2 1/8" diam.

Knob 2 1/8".

2" front to back.

 
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Price: 78.00




Pair of Brass Casement Window Stays W509
Pair of Brass Casement Window Stays W509
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast brass casement window stays with replacement brass locking pins made to suit. These examples have ribbed ovoid shaped finial grips, nine adjustment holes and each pin and stay backplates have two countersunk screw holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

Stay 14" long including finial.

Backplate 2.75" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 175.00




George's of Cheltenham Ceramic Pie Dish PM5
George's of Cheltenham Ceramic Pie Dish PM5
Original, quality pre-war oval shaped ceramic pie dish detailed to the underside in blue transfer print "George's 367 High Street Cheltenham" and 4d allowed for this dish when returned. Complete and in good order. The first we have seen.

9" x 6.75" x 1.75" tall.

 
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Price: 89.00




Pair of Brass Fire Iron Jamb Hooks FD146
Pair of Brass Fire Iron Jamb Hooks FD146
Original, quality pair of late 19th century brass fire iron rests originally fitted onto brass fenders and now converted to wall mounts as Jamb hooks and are for mounting on the chimney breast inside or outside on the front. Essentially the circular backplates are new replacements made to suit. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2.25" diam.

Total weight 5.25".

Total front to back 4".

 
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Price: 115.00




Run of Black Ceramic Door Handles, 8 similar pairs available DH023
Run of Black Ceramic Door Handles, 8 similar pairs available DH023
Pair of original, quality 1930's / 40's black ceramic door knobs with brass shoulders to the neck, black ceramic backplates and a square bar included to fit standard rim and mortice locks and latches. These similar pairs have a grub screw adjustment system and some do have replacement circular black ceramic backplates, otherwise all are complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2.25" diam.

Knobs 2.25" diam.

Knob front to back 2.25".

 
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Price: 56.00




Pair of Pink Brass Door Handles DH022
Pair of Pink Brass Door Handles DH022
Original, quality pair of 1920's spherical shaped pink cast brass door knobs. With a square bar included to fit standard mortice locks and latches. The circular backplates, each have three countersunk screw holes for mounting and all are complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2.25" diam.

Knob 1 5/8" diam.

Knobs 3" front to back.

 
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Price: 68.00




Pair of Ribbed Brass Door Handles DH020
Pair of Ribbed Brass Door Handles DH020
Original, quality pair of spherical shaped ribbed brass door knobs. With a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches. This example has circular ribbed brass backplates one being a replacement made to suit and both having two countersunk screw holes for mounting. All is complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2 3/8" diam.

Knobs 1 7/8".

Knobs front to back 2.75" diam

 
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Price: 200.00




Pair of Oval Brass Door Handles DH021
Pair of Oval Brass Door Handles DH021
Original, quality pair of late 19th century oval shaped brass door knobs. With a threaded standard square bar and plate adjustment to fit standard rim locks and latches. These cast brass knobs have cushioned-shaped fronts and the circular brass backplate has a reeded outer rim and four countersunk screw holes for mounting. All is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 2 3/8" diam.

Knob 2.25" x 1.25".

Knobs 2.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00




Rectangular Stone Sink SS104
Rectangular Stone Sink SS104
Original, quality mid to late 19th century or older rectangular shaped stone sink with a circular drain hole to the floor and one rounded corner. This super solid stone sink has a good colour and would be perfect for use as a sink or just as a planter. The drain hole was cut to take a plughole surround and all is complete and in good and working order.

Exterior 32" x 22" x 7".

Interior 28" x 18" x 4".

 
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Price: 350.00




Clear & White Glass Lamp Shade S629
Clear & White Glass Lamp Shade S629
Original, quality late 19th century clear and white glass square shaped gas lamp shade, with the original aluminium gas shade holder drilled out to fit a standard, modern, electric bulb holder. The shade holder is etched "Bristol" and all is complete and in good and working order.

6" tall including shade holder.

Top aperture 3 3/8" diam.

Widest 6.5" diam.

 
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Price: 78.00




Clear & White Glass Lamp Shade S628
Clear & White Glass Lamp Shade S628
Original, quality late 19th century clean and white glass star shaped gas lamp shade, with the original aluminium gas shade holder drilled out to fit a standard, modern, electric bulb holder. The shade holder is stamped "Nico No 34" and all is complete and in good and working order.

6" tall including shade holder.

Top aperture 3 3/8" diam.

Widest 6" diam.

 
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Price: 78.00




4lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W373
4lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W373
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell shaped weight with an open grip to the top. This example is stamped to the shoulder with some details and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

6" tall.

3" diam of base.

 
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Price: 34.00




J. Winkle Pint Ale Measure M286
J. Winkle Pint Ale Measure M286
Original, quality circa 1900, one pint ceramic ale measure with a flow-blue Art Nouveau pattern, a side handle and an acid etched 'pint' customs and excise detail in the glaze to the front. The underside is detailed "Manufactured for J. Winkle The Shambles Worcester". Complete and in good and working order.

4" tall x 4" diam body.

5.25" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 115.00




Blue Glazed Stoneware Jar SJ314
Blue Glazed Stoneware Jar SJ314
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's glazed stoneware jar originally filled with "Ronuk Floor Polish". This blue example is one of several colours produced. Complete and in good order.

8.5" tall x 6" diam.

Aperture 4" diam.

 
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Price: 45.00




1897 Presentation Silver Plated Galleried Tray T176
1897 Presentation Silver Plated Galleried Tray T176
Original, quality late 19th century silver plated on nickel rectangular shaped tray with a very unusual gallery, four feet, and a grip handle to each end. This example has a very decorative pierced outer rim profusely engraved in great detail of acanthus leaves, acorns, oak leaves, thistles, roses and shamrocks and to the centre "Presented by The Congregation of St Georges-in-the-Fields Parish Church Glasgow along with a purse of Soverigns to the Rev, James Meikle M.A.B.D, on the occasion of this appointment as minister of the Parish of Alyth 29th June 1897". All is complete and probably one of the best silver plated tray we have seen. Some very minor rubbing, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

Max 21.5" x 16" plus 4.25" tall.

Flat inner tray 16.5" x 11.25".

 
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Price: 650.00




1lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W376
1lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W376
Original, quality circa 1900, cast brass bell shaped shop counter weight with an open grip to the top. This example is stamped "1lb" to the top of the grip and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

3.5" tall.

1.75" base diam.

 
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Price: 16.00




1lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W377
1lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W377
Original, quality circa 1900, cast brass bell shaped shop counter weight with an open grip to the top. This example is stamped "1lb" to the top of the grip and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

3.5" tall x 1.75" base diam

 
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Price: 16.00




Brass Handbell B327
Brass Handbell B327
Original, quality late 19th century brass handbell with a cast iron internal clapper on a wrought iron chain and an ebonised turned wooden handle. This bell has a good tone, is loud and resonates well. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

9.5" tall.

4.75" diam of bell.

 
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Price: 125.00




Ebony Truncheon PT225
Ebony Truncheon PT225
Original, quality 1920's standard Police Issue style truncheon with the scruffy but original leather wrist strap. Otherwise, all is in super condition and complete.

15" x 1.25.

Strap 10".

 
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Price: 115.00




Lignum Vitae Truncheon PT226
Lignum Vitae Truncheon PT226
Original, quality 1920's standard Police Issue style truncheon turned in Lignum Vitae with the original leather wrist strap. This super example has an unusual colour variance to the grain and we feel it could be lignum vitae or even possibly an ebony with a very unusual graining, nevertheless, a striking example, complete and in good order.

15" x 1.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 165.00




Pair of Brass Snakes NH9
Pair of Brass Snakes NH9
Original, quality pair of 1920's / 30's cast brass "Rearing Cobras" probably of Indian origin and great lookers. The backs and front are engraved with detail and punch decorated to simulate the snakeskin. These are the first we have seen and have now been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good order.

9.5" tall x 8" front to back

4.5" widest.

 
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Price: 230.00




Quart Ceramic Ale Measure M290
Quart Ceramic Ale Measure M290
Original, quality late 19th century two pint ( Quart ) white ceramic ale measure, with a side handle and transfer printed to each side with a dark blue illustration entitled "Barley" with a sheaf of Barley. The handle is decorated with ears of barley and the underside "E. Coaney & Cos", "Ko Dale Stone", "Dale End Birmingham" and with the registration number for the year 1891. The front is this measure is also acid etched in the glaze "Quart with a crown & V.R.6". Perfect in every aspect and complete.

6.5" tall.

6.75" wide including handle.

Total 4.25" diam.

 
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Price: 230.00




Barclays Beers Copper Ashtray A199
Barclays Beers Copper Ashtray A199
Original, quality 1920's square copper ashtray with four cigarette rests and embossed "Barclay's Beers" twice. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

5" square x 0.5" tall.

 
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Price: 68.00




Cast Iron Letter Embosser LE18
Cast Iron Letter Embosser LE18
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron letter embosser with the original paintwork to the press and fitted with an unknown two piece letter embossing plates. The maker or wholesaler of this press is detailed to the rear end for "H.T. Woodrow & Co Ltd Liverpool". Some chips to the paintwork, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

Base 6.75" x 3.25".

Total 6.5" tall.

 
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Price: 85.00




Brass Pen Tray with Banded Agate WA24
Brass Pen Tray with Banded Agate WA24
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass pen tray of a rectangular form with rounded ends, feet to the underside and a pair of decorative cabochons in banded agate. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

9.25" x 2.5".

0.75" tall.

 
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Price: 78.00




Glass Newal Post Finial NP4
Glass Newal Post Finial NP4
Original, quality late 19th century spherical shaped glass Newal Post Finial, probably continental. This super example has circular facets and a star design to the top all cut through the cranberry glass overlay to show clear glass. The brass foot is the original, although the base mounting plate with four holes for fixing is a replacement made to suit. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. There are a few minor chips to the glass and considerable scratching, otherwise all is complete and in good order. An unusual item to find today.

6.5" total height.

Glass sphere 4.5" diam.

Brass foot 2.22" diam

 
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Price: 365.00




Brass Sherry Barrel Tap T12
Brass Sherry Barrel Tap T12
Original, quality late 19th century small brass tap to fit a small sherry barrel or a ceramic spirit dispenser. The top grip is impressed "Wm Glaholm Barfitter Co. Newcastle" and the threaded section is tapered to fit with a cork, Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

3" tall.

4.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 45.00




Steel Dental Tooth Key DF18
Steel Dental Tooth Key DF18
Original, quality late 18th or early 19th century steel dental tooth key with the original bone handle and original adjustable key. The spring is a replacement made to suit and all is now complete and in good and working order. Has been cleaned and lacquered.

5.25" long.

Hand 2.75" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 185.00




Brass on Ash Cribbage Board CB22
Brass on Ash Cribbage Board CB22
Original, quality 1920's brass cribbage board mounted on a ash-shaped base with four replacement brass pegs made to suit. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

6.25" x 2.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 68.00




Hiatt Mahogany Truncheon PT227
Hiatt Mahogany Truncheon PT227
Original, quality 1920's standard Police Issue style truncheon with the original leather wrist strap. Mahogany is an unusual wood for truncheon for it is quite lightweight, the colour and grain say mahogany to me though. The strap is stamped Hiatt for the maker, a very well-known manufacturer of police and other security equipment. A chip to the head of the pommel at the top, otherwise complete and in good order.

15.5" x 1.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 115.00




Boxwood Truncheon PT229
Boxwood Truncheon PT229
Original, quality late 19th century small truncheon turned in boxwood with a good tapered body towards the ribbed handgrip with a stop to the end. Boxwood is a super hard and pale in colour wood perfect for turning but sometimes it splits with age, this example has not and is complete and in superb condition.

12" x 1.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 156.00


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