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Australian Aircraft Ashtray   A37
Australian Aircraft Ashtray A37
Original, quality, cast brass ashtray in the form of 'Australia' engraved with the states and many towns. This ashtray is fitted with two cigarette rests to the front and a twin engined aircraft on a stand over the top. The plane is engraved "South Pacific, Sydney Australia 1946". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and apart from the propeller blades missing all is complete and in good order. Base map 6.5" x 5" + 1", total 4.5" tall x 6.5" x 6" front to back.  
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Price: 350.00


God Speed The Plough Mug AT46
Original, quality 1920's ceramic mug with a side handle and transfer decoration in colour to one side of a farmyard scene, an assortment of farming tools and implements and detailed "God Speed The Plough" and to the other side "Industry Produceth Wealth" and a rhyme to the farmer. The underside is detailed "Farmers Arms" and "B&L England" for the manufacturer. Complete and in good and working order. 4.25" tall, 4" diam and 5.5" wide including handle. 
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Price: 56.00


God Speed The Plough Mug AT46



1924 Wembley Exhibition Baby Plate CC180
1924 Wembley Exhibition Baby Plate CC180
Original, quality circa 1900, white ceramic babies bowl with a transfer to the rim "Baby Plate" and a colourful cameo of the logo and detail for "The British Empire Exhibition" at Wembley in 1924. The reverse is stamped for the manufacturer "Couldon England". Perfect. 8" diam and 1.5" tall. 
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Price: 65.00


Royal Worcester 1896 Plate CC175
Original, quality white ceramic plate decorated in pastel purple detail and with three sepia cameos. The cameos are of The Mayoress and Mayor of Worcester, The Rt Hon. Lady Mary Lygon and The Rt Hon Earl Beauchamp. The detail also includes '1896' and A Coat of Arms. The reverse is printed with the logo for Royal Worcester and all is complete and in good order. 9.25" x 1".  
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Price: 65.00


Royal Worcester 1896 Plate CC175



Darlington 1911 Coronation Plate CC174
Darlington 1911 Coronation Plate CC174
Original, quality 8.25" diam decorated white ceramic plate, issued to commemorate the Coronation of King George V & Queen Mary on June 22nd 1911. This example was manufacturer for the Borough of "Darlington" and details cameos of the King and Queen, has the Ox Roast on the spit and the names of prominent members The Mayor & Councillors. Complete and in good order. 8.25" diam and 1" tall. 
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Price: 85.00


Grundy (Teddington) Ltd Aluminium Box CC173
Original, quality rectangular shaped aluminium container with a loose lid and a drop down steel pull to the front. The backplate to the grip is stamped "Suppliers Grundy (Teddington) Ltd" and "GR VI", a crown and "1950". Obviously, manufactured to order for government use in 1950. Unknown use but appears complete and in good order. 10.5" x 8" x 3.25". 
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Price: 45.00


Grundy (Teddington) Ltd Aluminium Box CC173



1924 Empire Exhibition Souvenir CC171
1924 Empire Exhibition Souvenir CC171
Original, quality Crested China souvenir in the shape of a Bishop's Mitre hat with the coloured crest for the 1924 British Empire Exhibition at Wembley. The underside is transfer printed in black for the manufacturer 'Wembley China' with the standing Wembley Lion. Complete and in good order. 2.25" tall and 1.75" widest. 
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Price: 45.00


1924 Empire Exhibition Egg Cup CC170
Original, quality Crested China ceramic egg cup with the coloured exhibition crest for the 1924 "British Empire exhibition" at Wembley. The underside is transfer printed black for the manufacturer "Arcadian". Complete and in good order. 2.25" tall and 1.75" widest. 
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Price: 45.00


1924 Empire Exhibition Egg Cup CC170



Doulton 1929 Beaker CC169
Doulton 1929 Beaker CC169
Original, quality Royal Doulton cream coloured beaker transfer printed in sepia to the front with a picture of The Duke of Norfolk within a wreath of oak leaves and acorns over "May 30th, 1929" and to the reverse a picture of "Arundel Castle". This beaker was issued to commemorate the Duke of Norfolk's 21st Birthday. The underside has the logo for "Royal Doulton England". Complete and in good order. 4" tall x 3.5" diam.  
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Price: 34.00


Diamond Jubilee Beaker CC168
Original, quality fine ceramic white beaker detailed to the front in pale blue with Queen Victoria's head within a ribbon style frame and "Diamond Jubilee 1837 to 1897". The reverse is decorated for "Portsmouth Celebrations, Councillor G.E. Couzens Mayor 1897. Perfect and the first we have seen. Complete and in good order. 3.75" tall and 2.5" top diam. 
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Price: 45.00


Diamond Jubilee Beaker CC168



Pair of Crested China Busts of King Edward and Queen Alexandra CC167
Pair of Crested China Busts of King Edward and Queen Alexandra CC167
Original, quality pair of small parion ware busts on glazed cylindrical porcelain pedestals. This pair I assume was issued to commemorate the Coronation in 1902. The plinths are detailed with the Coat of Arms of Middlesborough and marked to the underside for the manufacturer Carlton China Both pieces are complete and in mint condition and the first we have seen. 5.5" tall, 2.75" wide and 1.75" front to back. Base of plinth 1.75" diam.  
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Price: 125.00


1911 Coronation Enamelled Beaker CC166
Original, quality near mint condition enamelled beaker detailed in multi colour with picture of King George and Queen Mary and The Royal Coat of Arms, issued for the king's coronation in 1911. The detail is all bright and clear with gilt borders to top and bottom on a pure white case colour. One scratch to the inside and one small chip to the rim otherwise complete and in good order. The first we have seen of this model. 4" tall and 3 3/8" top diam. 
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Price: 65.00


1911 Coronation Enamelled Beaker CC166



1902 Coronation Lithophane Mug Lathom and Burscough CC165
1902 Coronation Lithophane Mug Lathom and Burscough CC165
Original, quality bone china coffee can shaped mug with "ERVII 1902" with a crown over in red, yellow and blue on white. The Lithophane panel to the base interior shows quite clearly King Edward VII. The reverse is detailed "Lathom & Burscough Coronation Celebrations". Perfect with not a blemish in sight. 2.5" tall x 2.75" diam and 3.5" wide including handle. 
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Price: 65.00


1911 Coronation Babies Plate CC164
Original, quality white ceramic Babies plate decorated with coloured detail of King George V Coronation in 1911. The top rim is printed "Souvenir of the Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary". The reverse is detailed "Shelley late Foley England" for the maker. The first we have seen of this Babies Plate. Base 8.25" diam + 1.5" tall and top 7.5" diam. 
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Price: 75.00


1911 Coronation Babies Plate CC164



1911 Coronation Plate CC162
1911 Coronation Plate CC162
Original, quality green on white decorated dinner plate manufactured by "Booths Silicon China" to commemorate the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. This example has four cameo scenes around the portrait of the King and Queen above "22nd June 1911". Complete and in good order. 10.5" x 1" front to back. 
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Price: 40.00


Gladstone Plate CC160
Original, quality octagonal, off white coloured plate with a black transfer printed head and shoulders of W.Gladstone Prime Minister 1880 . 1886. Much detail to the front of this plate detailing W.Gladstone's Achievements. The reverse of this plate has the beehive trademark for the manufacturer Wallis Gimson & Co and the registration number for the year 1886. One minuscule chip to the rear of the rim otherwise complete and in order. 11" widest diam and 1" front to back. 
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Price: 65.00


Gladstone Plate CC160



1911 Coronation Mug CC158
1911 Coronation Mug CC158
Original, quality Fielding's Crown Devon mug issued to commemorate the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. This is the first example of this mug we have seen manufactured by Fieldings Crown Devon and the colours are as normal for the Crown Devon model. Decorated to the front with cameos of the King and Queen and with flags to reverse and for the manufacturer to the underside. Complete and in good order. 3.25" tall, base 3" and 4" wide including handle. 
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Price: 45.00


Pair of Vases Marsden Equitable Industrial Society Ltd CC156
Pair of original, quality souvenir ceramic vases issued to commemorate the Jubilee of 50 years "1859 to 1909" of the "Marsden Equitable Industrial Society Ltd". These yellow and brown vases have top side handles, embossed bead decoration and are detailed in gold coloured print to the fronts as above and "CWS" to the underside for Co-operative Wholesale Society. Complete and in good order. 9.5" tall, 4.25" widest and base 3". 
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Vases Marsden Equitable Industrial Society Ltd CC156



Jubilee Paper Knife CC151
Jubilee Paper Knife CC151
Original, quality boxwood paper knife issued to commemorate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee for 50 years on the throne in 1887. Details are printed on both sides and cover "The Queen, The Royal Family, Important Events during her reign, Parliament and Prime Ministers". Very clean, with sharp detail and complete and in good order. 13" x 1.25". 
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Price: 115.00


1902 Coronation Tin Cup and Saucer CC150
Original, quality small cup and saucer in transfer printed tin issued to commemorate the Coronation of King Edward VII. This unusual example, probably issued as a child's size, has printed detail on a blue background, with seven Royal Crowns with the Coronation crown to the centre on the saucer and cameos of King Edward and Queen Alexandra to the front of the cup and two flags on the reverse. Not in mint condition with some minor rubbing to the transfer printing but no dents or damage. Saucer 4" x 0.5", cup 2.25" tall x 3" wide including handle.  
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Price: 85.00


1902 Coronation Tin Cup and Saucer CC150



Calder Vale 1911 Jubilee Mug CC148
Calder Vale 1911 Jubilee Mug CC148
Original, quality fine china mug issued to commemorate the coronation of King George V. This pretty and colourful example has a cameo of Queen Mary and one of King George V with a Crown between with a pink drape beneath, all to the front of the mug. The reverse is detailed in pink "Calder Vale Coronation Festival June 23rd, 1911". Complete and in good order. 3.25" tall, 3" base diam and 4.25" wide including handle.  
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Price: 45.00


Harrods 1911 Coronation Mug CC144
Original, quality white ceramic mug detailed in colour to commemorate the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. The front has multicoloured cameos of the King and Queen with the Coat of Arms and flags and roses between. The reverse is detailed in sepia "Rulers of an Empire on which the sun never sets, send them Victorious, Happy and Glorious long to Reign over us". The underside has "Harrods Ltd exclusive design Guaranteed all British" and to the inside "Coronation Souvenir 22 June 1911. Not a chip or blemish in sight complete and in good order. 3.5" tall, 3" diam and 4" wide including handle.  
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Price: 56.00


Harrods 1911 Coronation Mug CC144



1913 Commemorative Glass Paper Weight CC141
1913 Commemorative Glass Paper Weight CC141
Original, quality rectangular shaped clear glass paperweight issued to commemorate King George V visit to Preston on July 8th, 1913. This super example, the first we have seen, has wide bevelled edges to the top and is acid etched to the reverse with the crown over the monogram for King George V and the date July 8th 1913. One very minor chip on one corner and some minor scratches on the back and front, otherwise complete and in good order. 5" x 3" x 1".  
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Price: 65.00


1937 Coronation Tea Strainer CC140
Original, quality charming silver plated tea strainer on the original ceramic and plated stand in the original cardboard box. The strainer has a crown for each handle and the initials "G & E" and "1937" and the stand has the monogram to the top over "G & E" and "Coronation". The box is pale blue inside and out with a good portrait of King George VI in his uniform to the top. This was issued to commemerate the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth and 1937. All is complete and in good and working order. Box 3.75" square x 1.5" tall.  
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Price: 65.00


1937 Coronation Tea Strainer CC140



Teddington 1902 Coronation Mug CC138
Teddington 1902 Coronation Mug CC138
Original, quality 1902 coronation commemorative mug detailed to the front in colour with King Edward and Queen Alexandra and to the reverse with the coat of arms and " Teddington Festivities Coronation day august 9th 1902 ". Complete and in good order. 3.5" tall, 3.5" base diam and 4.25" wide including handle.  
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Price: 56.00


1911 Coronation Beaker Marlborough CC137
Original, quality, white ceramic beaker with transfer details in sepia issued to commemorate the coronation of King George V in 1911. This example has the Coat of Arms of Marlborough in Wiltshire and "Thomas Free Mayor". The underside is printed with the logo for Royal Doulton and all is complete and in good order. 4" tall x top diameter 3.5".  
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Price: 56.00


1911 Coronation Beaker Marlborough   CC137



Opening Ceremony Scissors   CC136
Opening Ceremony Scissors CC136
Pair of original, quality, silver handled scissors used for an opening ceremony in Kingston-Upon- Hull in 1935, in the original shaped and fitted box. The case has a hinged lid, cream silk lining to the lid, black velvet to the base, gold tooled leather cloth to the outer and a gilded commemoration plaque to the top of the hinged lid. The plaque is engraved "Presented to Ald. A. Stark, J.P. and Lord Mayor of Kingston-Upon-Hull on the occasion of the opening by him of Hull's Super Service Station for Automobile Purchases (Hull) Ltd, 10th July 1935". The silver handled scissors are hallmarked for "Birmingham 1934" and engraved with the initials "A" and "S". All is in super condition, the scissors having little use only and the box is in near mint as you can get. What a most unusual opening ceremony. Box 9.25" x 4.25" and 0.75" front to back, scissors 7.5" x 2.25".  
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Price: 300.00


Fry's Chocolate Tin in Frame CC135
Original, quality, Fry's Chocolate tin issued to "Commemorate the opening of the Royal Edward Dock in Bristol" on "July 9th 1908". In mint condition and in the original mount and green finished plaster on wood glazed frame. The tin is highly coloured and detailed with cameos of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra and the mount is in scribed pen script "Presented to Joseph Naish 1908". We have re-papered the backboard and tightened up the tin mount and now all is complete and in good order. Truely in remarkable condition. Tin 5.75" x 3.25", outer frame 12.25" x 10.25" and 1.5" front to back. 
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Price: 185.00


Fry's Chocolate Tin in Frame  CC135



1887 Diamond Jubilee Plate, 2 available   CC129
1887 Diamond Jubilee Plate, 2 available CC129
Original, quality, blue on white Royal Worcester decorated plate issued to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887, 50 years reign on the throne. Transfer printed to the reverse for the maker and with the registration mark for the year. Complete and in mint condition. 10.5" diameter x 1". Price is for each. 
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Price: 45.00


1902 Coronation Enamelled Mug CC123
Original, quality, very clean, decorated in colour enamelled mug issued to commemorate the Coronation in 1902 of King Edward VII and Alexandra. This example, the first we have seen, has a central picture of the map of the 'British Empire' above the Royal Coat of Arms and a cameo of Alexandra to the left and King Edward to the right. Some very minor chips otherwise complete and in superb order. 3" tall x 3" diameter and 4" front to back including handle.  
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Price: 85.00


1902 Coronation Enamelled Mug   CC123



Doulton Gladstone Jug   CC115
Doulton Gladstone Jug CC115
Original, quality, late 19th century, buff coloured and glazed stoneware jug, with a rear loop handle, a pouring lip and a variety of brown and pale green glazed sections. The front is decorated in tube lined detail "William Ewart Gladstone, Effort, Honest, Manful, Humble", "Effort Suceeds By Its Reflective Action Upon Character, Better Than Success". The front also has a cameo of Gladstone in relief. A super jug issued by Doulton in 1881 to 1914. One miniscule chip to the pouring lip and some minor blemishes on the tube line decorations, otherwise complete and in superb order. 9" tall, 6.5" wide and 7.5" front to back including handle. 
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Price: 385.00


1902 Edward VII Lithophane Coffee Mug, 2 available CC114
Original, quality, bone china coffee can shaped mug, with a loop handle to the rear and "ER VII 1902" with a crown over in red, yellow and blue on white. The lithophane panel to the interior base shows quite clearly King Edward in his regalia and all is complete and in good order. These were issued to mark the coronation of King Edward and Queen Alexandra. Perfect with not a crack or chip in sight. 2.75" diameter x 3.5" wide including handle and 2.5" tall. Price is for each. 
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Price: 56.00


1902 Edward VII Lithophane Coffee Mug, 2 available   CC114



1935 Jubilee Mug   CC109
1935 Jubilee Mug CC109
Original, quality, ceramic mug issued to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V in 1935. The front has a coloured detail of the King and Queen, the reverse has a small coloured detail and the other side has black type detail "With Compliments of The Petty Officers' Mess Devonport 1935". The underside is printed for the manufacturer "George Jones and Sons Crescent". Perfect and complete. 3.25" tall x 3.25" and 4.25" wide including handle.  
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Price: 65.00


Chorley Jubilee Mug CC108
Original, quality, white ceramic mug, with a tapered body and a side loop handle. This example has a black transfer picture to one side of the "Town Hall Chorley", to the other "Chorley Jubilee 1881 - 1931" and the town coat of arms. The underside is detailed for the manufacturer "Wagstaff and Brunt Longton Staffs". Perfect and Complete. 3.5" tall, base 3.25" diameter, widest including handle 4.5".  
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Price: 38.00


Chorley Jubilee Mug   CC108



1902 Coronation Mug CC106
1902 Coronation Mug CC106
Original, quality, Royal Doulton porcelain mug, with a side handle and decoration commemorating the Coronation of King Edward VII in 1902. One side has The King and Queen Alexandra in colour beneath the crown, another side has a sepia print of a lion holding a shield detailing the coronation with "Coronation Postponed Until The 9th of August" and the third panel details the coat of arms for 'Stowmarket'. The underside has the lion on a crown logo for 'Royal Doulton'. All is in super condition with no chips or cracks. 3" tall x 3" diameter and 4" wide including handle.  
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Price: 75.00


1937 Coronation Ashtray CC107
Original, quality, circular ceramic ashtray issued to commemorate the coronation in 1937 of King George VI. The outer rim with three cigarette rests is detailed in gold lines and "With The Compliments of H Weston and Sons Cider Makers, Herefordshire". The reverse has the manufacturer's logo of the world, "Mintons" and "England". Complete and in good order. 5" diameter x 0.5".  
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Price: 56.00


1937 Coronation Ashtray   CC107



1897 Diamond Jubilee Cup and Saucer   CC104
1897 Diamond Jubilee Cup and Saucer CC104
Original, quality, pink lustre on white small ceramic cup and saucer issued to commemorate sixty years on the throne for Queen Victoria. The circular panel to the front has cameo portraits of 'Her Majesty The Queen', 'Edward The Prince of Wales and Alexandra' and three others. The underside of the cup is stamped "Made in Germany" and "Registered". All is complete and in good order. Saucer 5.25" diameter, cup 2.75" diameter, 2.75" tall and 3.5" wide including handle.  
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Price: 75.00


1953 Coronation Cream Jug CC100
Original, quality, small, off white ceramic cream / milk jug with a pouring lip and side handle. Transfer printed to one side with a coloured picture of Queen Elizabeth II with flags to each side and "June 2, 1953" above. The underside is printed "Made in England" and the reverse with a Cypher and Crown. Complete and in good order. 3.5" tall x 4.5" wide and 3.5" diameter of body. 
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Price: 26.00


1953 Coronation Cream Jug   CC100



1887 Jubilee Water Jug   CC98
1887 Jubilee Water Jug CC98
Original, tapered, off white ceramic water jug, with a pouring lip and handle, decorated in dark blue transfer, commemorating Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887. Beneath the lip is detailed "For The Sake of The Fifty Years". To one side, "The young Queen Victoria", "1837 God Save The Queen" and to the other the older Queen Victoria "1887" and "Long May She Reign". The underside is detailed "Jubilee D.M and Son" within a picture frame surround for the manufacturer 'David Methven and Sons of Kirkcaldy Pottery, Scotland'. Some discolouration, crazing and some old minor small surface cracks to the underside, otherwise complete and in good order. Not a great quality jug, with not very realistic faces to Queen Victoria, but an unusual commemorative piece never the less. 7.5" tall, base 4.75" diameter and 6.5" wide including handle.  
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Price: 125.00


Holcombe Ribbon Plate CC96
Original, quality 1920's, white ceramic circular ribbon plate, with a coloured central panel depicting a memorial stone entitled "Pilgrims Cross, Holcombe Moor, Holcombe". This stone shows details to two sides relating to charters of gifted land in Holcombe forrest in AD1176 and AD1125 and when land was gifted by King Charles II to the Manor in AD1662. A good clean plate, complete and in good order. Ribbon plates were referred to as such for coloured ribbons were often threaded though the pierced decoration and hung on the wall. 8.5" diameter x 1" front to back. 
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Price: 75.00


Holcombe Ribbon Plate   CC96



Preston Guild Merchant Mug, 3 available   CC94
Preston Guild Merchant Mug, 3 available CC94
Original, quality, ceramic mug issued in 1922 to commemorate the "Preston Guild Merchant", "Granted By Royal Charter of Henry II AO1180" and decorated with leaves and an armorial crest in colour, with two cameos in sepia, one entitled "Mr Astley-Bell J.P" and the other "Mrs Astley-Bell J.P", the reverse is also detailed in colour "1180 over 1922" and surrounded with a laurel wreath. Perfect. Base 3.5" diameter x 3.5" tall and 4.5" wide including handle. Price is for each. 
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Price: 45.00


1902 Coronation Beaker CC93
Original, quality, cream coloured ceramic beaker marked to the underside in green for the manufacturer "Royal Doulton" and with the registration number for the year 1902. The front has a cameo in green of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra above a ribbon swag detailing "June 1902" and the reverse has "Presented by His Majesty", "The King's Coronation Dinner" and the monogram "ER VII", Perfect. 3.75" tall, 3.5" top diameter and 2.5" base.  
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Price: 56.00


1902 Coronation Beaker   CC93



Doulton Commemorative Beaker   CC92
Doulton Commemorative Beaker CC92
Original, quality, two tone stoneware beaker, manufactured by Royal Doulton to commemorate the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra in 1902. The top glazed band is in chocolate brown over the pale brown main body and the detailing in sepia is a cameo of King Edward and Queen Alexandra, surrounded with Tudor roses, thistle heads and shamrocks, with a ribbon swag beneath "Crowned 26th June 1902". The underside of the beaker has the impressed 'lion on a crown' logo, "Royal Doulton England" and "5201". Perfect. 5" tall, top diameter 3.25" x base 2.25". Another identical may well be available, with just a different number impressed to the underside.  
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Price: 185.00


Doulton Commemorative Beaker CC91
Original, quality, two tone stoneware beaker, manufactured by Royal Doulton to commemorate the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra in 1902. The top glazed band is in chocolate brown over the pale brown main body and the detailing in sepia is a cameo of King Edward and Queen Alexandra, surrounded with Tudor roses, thistle heads and shamrocks, with a ribbon swag beneath "Crowned 26th June 1902". The underside of the beaker has the impressed 'lion on a crown' logo, "Royal Doulton England" and "1387". Perfect. 5" tall, top diameter 3.25" x base 2.25". Another identical may well be available, with just a different number impressed to the underside.  
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Price: 185.00


Doulton Commemorative Beaker   CC91



Lloyd George Plate CC78
Lloyd George Plate CC78
Original, quality, 1920's wall plate, with a transfer photographic print of Lloyd George, Prime Minister of England 1916 to 1922. The reverse is detailed "RT.Hon.D.Lloyd George" and has two holes in the foot rim for wall hanging. The front of the plate has an olive green/brown colour and the reverse is coffee brown. Complete and in good order. 10" diameter x 1.25" front to back. 
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Price: 45.00


Davenport Dish CC73
Original, quality shallow circular dish, with transfer decoration in blue on white detailing a picture of a four storey building entitled "Bennett Street Sunday School Manchester". The reverse is transfer printed for the manufacturer 'Davenport Longport' with the year stamp for 1848. A super looking, perfect dish with local history. 6.75" diameter x 1.5" front to back.  
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Price: 85.00


Davenport Dish CC73



1911 Glasgow Exhibition Jug   CC70
1911 Glasgow Exhibition Jug CC70
Original, quality small clear glass water jug with a pouring lip, a super loop handle and acid etched panels to each side. One side details "A Present From The Scottish Exhibition, Glasgow 1911" with the city Coat of Arms and the other side has a picture of presumably the exhibition building and underneath "Stewart Fountain Palace of History" and "Mrs Benzie". 5" tall x base diameter 2.75" and 4.5" front to back including handle. 
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Price: 56.00


Pair of Gladstone and Disraeli Cast Iron Plaques CC69
A pair of original, quality, late 19th Century, cast iron plaques depicting Gladstone and Disraeli, both Prime Ministers during Queen Victoria's reign. These plaques have been finished in a matt gilt colour and are fitted within wide circular wooden frames. All is complete and in superb order. The first we have seen. Cast iron plaque 7" diameter, total size 12" diameter and 1.25" front to back.  
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Price: 200.00


Pair of Gladstone and Disraeli Cast Iron Plaques   CC69



Doulton Gladstone Jug   CC65
Doulton Gladstone Jug CC65
Original, quality, buff coloured, glazed stoneware jug, with a rear loop handle, a pouring lip and a coffee brown glazed top and base and a reeded trim. The front is transfer printed in upper cased Art Nouveau type style, around a cameo of Gladstone and the text details: 'England's Great Commoner, William Ewart Gladstone' and 'Effort, Honest Reflective Action, Manful, Humble upon Character, Effort - Suceeds better than by it's Sucess'. Impressed to the underside 'Doulton Lambeth England' and '4200'. A superb commemorative jug, issued in 1898 by Doulton on the death of Gladstone. In perfect condition. 7.5" tall, 4.5" wide and 6.5" front to back including handle. 
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Price: 230.00


1902 Coronation Medal CC64
Original, quality, bronze medallion in the original fitted and red leather covered box, detailed to the lid in gold leaf: '1902 Coronation Medal' and with the cypher of King Edward VII. The medallion, in the original finish, has the King's head to one side and details 'Edward VII Crowned 9th August 1902', and to the other side, the head of the Queen and details 'Alexandra Queen Consort'. All is complete and in good order, with some scuffs and marks to the lid of the box only. Medallion 2.25" diameter and box 3.5" x 3.5" x 0.5". 
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Price: 85.00


1902 Coronation Medal   CC64



Large Brass Medallion CC47
Large Brass Medallion CC47
Original, quality, mid to late 19th century, cast brass side view of a gentleman's head in relief mounted on a heavy circular cast brass wall plaque. The reverse of the plaque has a screwhead slot for wall hanging and shows an old repair. The gentleman is unknown to us, we would be pleased to know of him if you do. Has been lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Backplate 11" x 0.5" and total 1" front to back.  
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Price: 115.00


1902 Large 2 Handled Commemorative Mug CC42
Original, quality large two handled mug commemorating King Edward's Coronation in 1902. With crown and cushion depicted on the reverse. Complete and in good order. 5.75" tall, 5.75" diameter of rim. 
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Price: 185.00


1902 Large 2 Handled Commemorative Mug CC42



1902 Lithophane Cup    CC28
1902 Lithophane Cup CC28
Original, quality bone china teacup, with the monogram of King Edward V11 beneath the crown over '1902'. This was issued to commemorate the coronation in 1902, with the lithophane portrait of the King to the base of the cup. An unusual example, detailed for the 'Preston Guild'. Complete and in good order. 3" tall x 2.75" diameter. 
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Price: 56.00


1902 Enamel Beaker CC16
Original, quality, white enamelled beaker issued to commemorate the coronation of King Edward Vll. The front panel shows the entwined 'E and A' initials of King Edward and Queen Alexandra. The panel to the left shows Queen Alexandra and the King is to the right panel. The beaker is in fantastic condition with just a few rub marks. 3.75" tall x 3.5" top diameter and 2.25" base diameter. 
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Price: 115.00


1902 Enamel Beaker  CC16



Pair of Crown Coat Pegs CH659
Pair of Crown Coat Pegs CH659
Pair of original, quality, mid to late 19th century, knock in hat or cloak pegs with a cast brass crown to the front and pierced detail, mounted on tapered brass stems with a wrought iron spike. These most unusual cloak pegs are in the original gilt finish and are complete and in good order. Crown 1.75" x 1.75", exposed 1.75" front to back and spikes 1.25" x 1.75". 
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Price: 125.00


GR VI Chamberpot CP89
Original, quality 1930's white ceramic chamberpot with gold lining and the monogram for King George VI to the front. This did not mean this was the personal chamberpot belonging to King George VI but it does mean it was produced for use in the Royal Households and Government buildings. This super clean and bright example is detailed to the underside for the manufacturer "Mintons of England". Complete and perfect. 5.5" tall + 9.25" top exterior diam and 11" widest including handle. 
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Price: 135.00


GR VI Chamberpot CP89



1935 Silver Jubilee Corkscrew Set CS34
1935 Silver Jubilee Corkscrew Set CS34
Set of three original quality brass home bar tools comprising corkscrew, bottle opener with steel fittings and bottle stopper with cork. The cast brass grips depict the of heads King George V and Queen Mary and the dates 1910/1935. This set was issued to commemorate the King's Silver Jubilee in 1935. All items are marked 'copyright 20216' to the reverse. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Corkscrew 4.75" x 2.75". 
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Price: 75.00


1897 Jubilee Horse Brass HB157
Original, quality heavy horse cast brass faceplate issued to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897, 60 years on the throne. This super example has the head of Queen Victoria beneath a crown with cut out 'VR' and 1837, 1897 and 'Record Reigh'. The top of the loop is also impressed 'Reign'. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 4.25" tall and 3.75" wide. 
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Price: 85.00


1897 Jubilee Horse Brass HB157



Crown Horse Brass HB156
Crown Horse Brass HB156
Original, quality circa 1900, commemorative heavy horse brass faceplate with the crown design to the centre. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 4.25" tall x 3.5". 
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Price: 34.00


Jubilee Brass Haime Plate HB154
Original, quality heavy horse brass haime plate worn across the top of the haimes worn around the collar. This example was issued to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria's 50 years Reign on the Throne of England. This shaped plate has two loops for the leather strap behind and is impressed "Jubilee 1837 - 1887" and has a lead model of The Queen's portrait side view in relief. The lead profile is rather rubbed but is recognisable, and otherwise all is complete and in good order. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 6" x 2.75" x 0.75". 
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Price: 65.00


Jubilee Brass Haime Plate HB154



Queen Victoria Commemorative Horse Brass HB125
Queen Victoria Commemorative Horse Brass HB125
Original, quality, pressed heavy horse brass faceplate issued in 1901 to commemorate the reign of Queen Victoria. Punch engraved to the front "Victoria The Good" and "1819 - 1901" and with a good patination to the reverse. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 4" tall x 3.5". 
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Price: 85.00


4 Commemorative Brass Martingale HB85
Original, quality, superb leather, heavy horse martingale with four commemorative brass faceplates, circa 1900. The two lower brasses were issued after the death of Queen Victoria and are engraved 'Victoria the Good 1819 - 1901' and the two upper brasses were to celebrate the coronation of King Edward VII in 1902 and are engraved 'God Save the King Edward VII'. The leatherwork is in good order throughout and is fitted with two original brass buckles. A stunning set of brasses difficult to better. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Length as in picture 37" and 3.5" wide.  
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Price: 350.00


4 Commemorative Brass Martingale HB85



1902 Edward VII Horse Brass HB24
1902 Edward VII Horse Brass HB24
Original, quality, pressed, heavy horse brass faceplate, issued to commemorate the coronation of King Edward VII in 1902. Punched engraved to the front 'God Save The King Edward VII' and with a good patination to the reverse. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3.5" wide x 4" tall. 
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Price: 85.00


Pair of 1902 Coronation Horse Brasses HB5
Original, quality, heavy horse face piece with pair of brasses engraved Edward VII 1902 and maker's plate 'Keith Maker Sutherland'. 18.5" long. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in good order. 
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Price: 185.00


Pair of 1902 Coronation Horse Brasses HB5



Ryhope & Silksworth Glass Jug J126
Ryhope & Silksworth Glass Jug J126
Original, quality late 19th century clear glass water jug with a handle, pouring lip and acid etched engraving of fern leaves around a central oval panel. This panel details "Ryhope and Silkworth, Ind and Prov Society Ltd Christmas 1894". The underside has a super polished pontil mark and wear. 8" tall x base diam 4.25" and 6" front to back including handle. 
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Price: 56.00


Earl Kitchener Jug J92
Original, quality 1920's, white ceramic pint sized jug, with an embossed pattern and transfer printed in colour to the front with the bust of "Field Marshall Earl Kitchener CCB, GCMG, OM" detailed as such and showing all his medals to date. One tiny knock to the rim at the back, otherwise complete and in good order. Not great quality, but the first we have seen. 6.5" tall, 3.75" base diameter and 5.25" wide at top including pouring lip and handle.  
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Price: 85.00


Earl Kitchener Jug   J92



1937 Coronation Mirror M150
1937 Coronation Mirror M150
Original, quality circular wall mirror on the original thick plywood backboard and etched and coloured to the reverse of the glass with red, white and blue detail of The King's Crown on a cushion and "GR VI 1937". This mirror was produced to commemorate the coronation of King George VI in 1937. Some blemishes to the mirror silvering on the edges and some well treated worn holes to the backing board otherwise complete and in good order. This is the first we have seen. 20" diam x 0.5" front to back. 
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Price: 265.00


Daimler Copper Coaster M80
Original, quality, circular copper wine coaster / trinket tray, embossed to the front within a circular frame, with the heads of King George V and Queen Mary and details for their coronation 'June 22nd 1911'. Beneath this detail in script is "Daimler The Prestige Motor Car Company". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Top diameter 4.5" + 0.5" tall.  
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Price: 45.00


Daimler Copper Coaster   M80



Oxo Coronation Tin Money Box MB42
Oxo Coronation Tin Money Box MB42
Original, quality red decorated and transfer printed Oxo tin issued to commemorate the coronation of King Edward VIII in 1937 that never took place. This tin when sold contained twelve oxo cubes and was designed to be used as a money box when empty of the cubes. The top shows King Edward on a coin and the reverse, Westminster Abbey. All is in superb condition clean and bright and complete and in good order. An unusual example issued by the Oxo Company. 4.25" x 2.25" x 3.25".  
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Price: 95.00


Napoleon Cast Iron Mantel Ornament MO35
Original, quality, early to mid 19th century, cast iron mantel ornament. This example depicts Napoleon Bonaparte on horseback, taken from the painting "Crossing The Alps at St Bernards Pass". Cleaned, lacquered and complete and in good order. Plinth 6.75" x 2.75" + total height 7.5".  
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Price: 115.00


Napoleon Cast Iron Mantel Ornament MO35



Match Striker 'Rudyard Kipling' MS35
Match Striker 'Rudyard Kipling' MS35
Original, quality late 19th century spherical shaped ceramic match holder / striker with a sepia cameo picture of a Boar War Soldier inscribed "A Gentleman in Khaki" to the front and a poem signed Rudyard Kipling entitled "The Absent Minded Beggar" to the reverse. The underside is detailed for the manufacturer "Maclntyre Burslem England". Complete and in good order. 3" tall x 4" diam. 
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Price: 85.00


RMS Queen Mary Ashtray N16
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, brass ashtray with an enamelled crest to the centre for "RMS Queen Mary". This square ashtray has a cigarette groove to each corner and was originally nickel plated, most of which is still visible to the underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 4.75" x 4.5" and 0.5".  
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Price: 75.00


RMS Queen Mary Ashtray   N16



Diamond Jubilee Brass Picture Hooks, 5 available PH31
Diamond Jubilee Brass Picture Hooks, 5 available PH31
Original, quality late 19th century pressed brass picture hook with a small hook for wall mounting a framed picture, and a medallion mounted above, embossed with the head of Queen Victoria and "Diamond Jubilee 1837 to 1897" and the crown above. This is the first we have seen. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 2.25" x 1.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 56.00


Stockton and Darlington Railway Centenary Cup and Saucer 2 available R48
Original, quality white ceramic cup and saucer issued in 1925 to commemorate 100 years of the Stockton and Darlington Raliway. Both the cup and saucer are transfer printed with a picture of an early steam engine and a cameo of George Stevenson and the underside for the manufacture "S . Love and Coggin, Longton". Bright, clean and perfect. Saucer 5.5" x 1", Cup 2.75" diam and 3" tall. Price is for per set of two pieces  
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Price: 65.00


Stockton and Darlington Railway Centenary Cup and Saucer 2 available  R48



Frys South Africa 1900 Tin T62
Frys South Africa 1900 Tin T62
Original, quality embossed and transfer printed tin with a hinged lid decorated to the top on a red background with an embossed cameo of Queen Victoria 'VR' beneath a crown, "South Africa 1900" and in script "I wish you a happy New Year Victoria". This tin originally contained a bar of Fry's chocolate and was issued to all British Troops serving in the Boer War as a New Year gift rom Queen Victoria. The three major British chocolate manufacturers, Fry, Cadbury and Rowntree, all Quaker owned companies, produced the chocolate tins. Initially they were reluctant to support the war effort because of the Quaker pacifist ethic, but were persuaded to change their minds. 6" x 3.5" x 0.75". 
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Price: 85.00


Liptons British Empire Exhibition Brass Tea Caddy, 2 available TC13
Original, quality pressed brass tea caddy with lid as purchased at the British Empire Exhibiton in 1926, issued by Lipton's Tea Company and supplied filled with tea leaves. The lion logo for the exhibition is embossed to the top surface; 'British Empire Exhibition 1926' is around the centre followed by 'Liptons Souvenir Tea Caddy' and the underside is impressed 'Liptons' and with the registration number for the year 1926. Some minor dents to the underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 4.25" high x 4.5" widest. Price is for each. 
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Price: 56.00


Liptons British Empire Exhibition Brass Tea Caddy, 2 available TC13



Liptons British Empire Exhibition Brass Tea Caddy TC11
Liptons British Empire Exhibition Brass Tea Caddy TC11
Original, quality pressed brass tea caddy with lid, purchased at the British Empire Exhibition in 1925. Issued by Lipton's tea company and supplied filled with tea leaves. The lion logo for the exhibition is embossed to the top surface; 'British Empire Exhibition 1925' is around the centre followed by 'Liptons Souvenir Tea Caddy' and the underside is impressed 'Liptons' and with the registration number for the year 1925. Some minor dents to the underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 5" tall x 3.75".  
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Price: 56.00

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