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Long Run of Terracotta Flower Pots, 36 available FP14
Long Run of Terracotta Flower Pots, 36 available FP14
Original, quality run of superb hand thrown terracotta flowers pots circa 1900 / 1920's of a good size and colour with a rolled over top rim. All perfect with no cracks, chips or faults.

10" tall.

11" top exterior diam.

6.75" base diam.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 60.00


Set of 4 Cast Iron Chicken Shed Wheels W3
Original, quality set of four cast iron wheels from a circa 1900 / 1920's Timber Chicken Shed. Complete and in good and working order.

11.5" diam x 2" tyre thickness.

Width 2.5".

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 150.00


Set of 4 Cast Iron Chicken Shed Wheels W3



Cowhorn Spoon with Silver Mount C92
Cowhorn Spoon with Silver Mount C92
Original, quality late 19th century small spoon fashioned from cowhorn with a flattish bowl and a tapered shaft mounted with a silver shield with the initials of a previous owner. Probably Scottish and complete and in good order.

7" x 1.5" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 56.00


Copper Jelly Mould JM393
Original, quality late 19th century small copper jelly mould with a swirled pattern. The side is impressed "J.W. & Co" for the manufacturer and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. This example would need re-tinning if required for use, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

2" tall x 2.75" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00


Copper Jelly Mould JM393



Ceramic Commode Liner CP113
Ceramic Commode Liner CP113
Original, quality unused 1920's white ceramic commode liner with the original lid and wire handle over. This super example has retained the original paper label to the front with detail printed in red and "Vertco Furniture" and the underside is detailed for the manufacturer Kirkham Pottery". Unused, complete and in good order.

6" tall.

10.75" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Exterior Electric Bell Push EP535
Original, quality 1920's circular cast brass exterior electric bell press with a central pink brass push button and two countersunk screw holes for mounting. The reverse has a cylindrical barrel 1" diam to be recessed 1.75". 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. Fully overhauled, complete and in good and working order.

3"diam.

1" diam to be recessed 1.75".

 
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Price: 145.00


Brass Exterior Electric Bell Push EP535



Pair of 1937 Coronation Drinking Glasses, 4 pairs available CC252
Pair of 1937 Coronation Drinking Glasses, 4 pairs available CC252
Pair of original, quality clear glass tumblers, acid etched to the fronts with an Illustration of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth and "Coronation May 12th 1937" and "Long May They Reign". Complete and in good order.

3.5" tall.

3" widest.

Price is per pair.

 
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Price: 23.00


Ceramic Commode Liner CP112
Original, quality late 19th century white ceramic commode liner with the original lid and brass carrying handle. The lid is embossed with a pattern but sadly it does have a crack, otherwise apart from a few minor rub marks, all is complete and in good order.

6.75" tall.

11.75" diam.

12.5" tall with handle up.

 
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Price: 45.00


Ceramic Commode Liner CP112



Brass Loo Roll Holder LR46
Brass Loo Roll Holder LR46
Original, quality late 19th century continental cast brass wall mounted toilet roll holder mounted on a replacement wooden backboard made in oak and copied from an original. The brass mount is in the form of a Jester or Clown with a ruffle collar and cuffs. The wooden backplate has two screw holes behind the brass plaque for wall mounting. 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.

Backboard 9.5" x 7.5" x 0.5".

Brass mount 5" x 3.5".

Bar for loo roll 4.5" long.

 
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Price: 300.00


3" Brass Exterior Electric Bell Push EP534
Original, quality 1920's circular cast brass exterior electric bell push with two screw holes for mounting and a central white ceramic push button. For use with a 12 volt, low voltage electric supply system with a transformer. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. Fully overhauled andcomplete and in good and working order.

3" diam.

Barrel at back 1" diam.

1.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 165.00


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Ash Sledge S10
Ash Sledge S10
Original, quality 1930's / 40's ash children's sledge of a seriously impressive form with later webbing, otherwise all is original, good to use and complete.

44" long x 15.5" wide.

 
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Price: 135.00


Brass Casement Window Stay, 2 available W495
Original, quality 1930's / 40's cast brass casement window stay with two securing pins. This example has five holes for the pins, two countersunk screw holes to the hinged mounting plate and each pin has 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.

11.5" x 0.5" for the stays and pins.

Pins 1.5" x 0.5".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 38.00


Brass Casement Window Stay, 2 available W495



Wrought Iron Hay Manger HR143
Wrought Iron Hay Manger HR143
Original, quality 18th century blacksmith made free-standing animal feeding manger with a later wrought iron stand made to suit. Super blacksmith forging to the manger basket and frame added to a later iron stand. All has been cleaned and repainted in a green hammerite paint, which could be changed if it's wrong for one. Complete and in good and working order.

Basket 74" x 22.5" x 15" tall.

Base stand 42" x 22".

Total height from the ground 27.5".

 
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Price: 650.00


4ft Teak Garden Bench GB40
Original, quality post-war teak garden bench, a sturdy simple design with slats at the back and arms to the end. All in the used and weathered finish. Complete and in good and working order.

50" wide at arms.

19" front to back body.

33" tall at back.

16.5" tall at front.

 
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Price: 156.00


4ft Teak Garden Bench GB40



Crocodile Brass Water Jug J206
Crocodile Brass Water Jug J206
Original, quality 1920's six-pint brass water jug in the simulated crocodile skin finish. This example is stamped to the underside "J.S&S." for the maker J. Sankey & Sons of Birmingham", "Made in England" and "6" for size. This super jug has a large pouring lip, and a brass tubular handle and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Will hold water.

13" tall.

Base 6.75" diam.

9" front to back including handle.

 
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Price: 78.00


Run of Bronze Finish, Unused Sash Window Catches, 6 matching available W493
Original, quality run of post-war unused narrow two piece sash window catches in the original bronzed finish. Each backplate has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and an oval shaped finial to the grip. Complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 2.5" x 0.75".

1" tall.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 38.00


Run of Bronze Finish, Unused Sash Window Catches, 6 matching available W493



Brass Preserve Pan PP103
Brass Preserve Pan PP103
Original, quality late 19th century heavy spun and polished brass preserve pan with a blacksmith-made wrought iron swing handle with copper rivets. The swing handle has a built-in safety stop and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A seriously heavy example of the greatest quality. Complete and in good and working order.

Body 6.5" tall x 12.5" top diam.

14.5" tall with handle up.

 
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Price: 85.00


Run of Narrow Brass Sash Window Catches, 7 matching available W494
Original, quality run of unused narrow brass two piece sash window catches. The arm has a decorative shaped grip, the backplate is impressed with the patent number for the year 1952, the backplates each have four countersunk screw holes for mounting and 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.

Backplates 2.5" x 0.75".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 38.00


Run of Narrow Brass Sash Window Catches, 7 matching available W494



Run of Unused Narrow Brass Sash Window Catches, 7 matching available W492
Run of Unused Narrow Brass Sash Window Catches, 7 matching available W492
Original, quality run of unused 1930's / 40's narrow brass two piece sash window catches with a flat top finial for the grip. The backplates each have four countersunk screw holes for mounting and all have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 2.75" x 0.75" x 0.75".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 38.00


Huge Black Enamelled Kettle K180
Original, quality pre-war large black enamelled kettle with a lid, a handle over the top and a front pouring spout. This super example has seen better days, has been well used as a kettle but will now only survive as decoration or a film prop. Not suitable for use due to holes in the base but otherwise complete.

16" tall x 11" diam widest.

15" wide including spout.

 
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Price: 85.00


Huge Black Enamelled Kettle K180



Pair of Brass Piano Candle Sconces PS97
Pair of Brass Piano Candle Sconces PS97
Original, quality pair of Art Nouveau brass piano sconces for candles. This super pair have the original backplates, each with three countersunk screw holes for mounting and drip pans beneath the candle holders. The brackets will lift out of the backplates and when fitted in, they are movable side to side but not far enough back to burn the wood of the piano. The reverse of the backplates has the registration number for the year 1892. All has been polished and lacquered. although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and are complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 4" x 2.5".

Set up 8.5" front to back.

4.75" tall.

 
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Price: 78.00


Pair of Antler Tip Whip Racks WR5
Original, quality pair of post-war continental wall-mounted whip racks with shaped honey-coloured oak backplates with two deer antler points to each. The reverse has recessed steel hanging plates. Ideally used as whip racks, hat pegs, sword racks and other uses. Cleaned and complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 19" x 2.75".

4.5" front to back max.

 
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Price: 115.00


Pair of Antler Tip Whip Racks WR5



Milliners Hand Mirror M198
Milliners Hand Mirror M198
Original, quality late 19th century hand mirror with a birch body and grip and a rectangular-shaped bevelled inset mirror. The body is made from one piece of timber, the glass has a few minor blemishes but otherwise all is complete and in good and working order and a very unusual example.

Total 17" x 10.5" x 0.25" front to back.

Visible mirror 9.5" x 6.75".

 
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Price: 156.00


Glass Penny Lick IC36
Original, quality 1920's moulded glass "Penny Lick" with a faint purple tinge to the glass. Penny lick ice cream dispensers were used by street vendors. Complete and in good order.

3.5" tall.

Foot 2 3/8".

Top 2 1/8".

 
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Price: 65.00


Glass Penny Lick IC36



J. Ratcliff Brass Letter Clip LC57
J. Ratcliff Brass Letter Clip LC57
Original, quality late 19th century all brass letter clip in the form of a Lady's hand with a fancy cuff. The reverse is embossed "J. Ratcliff Patentee Birmingham" and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. With a good strong spring and complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 5.25" x 2.5".

Total 5.25" x 2.5".

1.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 125.00

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