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Brass Fire Extinguisher Plaque FF56
Brass Fire Extinguisher Plaque FF56
Original, quality late 19th century curved cast brass instruction plate from a "Wessex and Thorpe Patent Bucket Fire Extinguisher". This curved shaped plaque has two bolt holes for mounting and is detailed "In case of fire remove cover and lift out seven buckets full of water", "M567" and "Dockhead London SE". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 9.25" x 7.25". 
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Price: 230.00


Enamel House Numbers HN33
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped continental brown enamelled plaques decorated with off white borders and a variety of numbers. Each plaque has a countersunk screw hole to each corner and also mounting slots to the reverse if required. All in superb condition with the odd minor chip. Only the numbers in the picture are available. Complete and in good order. 8.75" x 5.5" x 0.5". Price is for each. Please state which one is required if ordering online. 
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Price: 45.00


Enamel House Numbers HN33



Brass on Cast Iron Number Plates HN32
Brass on Cast Iron Number Plates HN32
Original, quality cast iron shaped backplates with applied brass numbers. The reverse of the backplates are impressed with the registration number for the year 1906. Much of the original black paint has remained and all has been cleaned and lacquered. These were probably the mounting plates for a school coat rack and each has four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Only the numbers shown are available. Complete and in good order. 3.5" x 2" x 0.5". Price is for each. Please state which one is required if ordering online. 
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Price: 36.00


Brass House Door Number HN30
Original quality, 1920/30's, cushioned brass house number with two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Complete and in good order. 2" high x 1.5".

 
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Price: 12.00


Brass House Door Number HN30



Nickel House Numbers HN29
Nickel House Numbers HN29
Original, quality 1920's, house numbers in nickel, each with two screw holes for mounting. Numbers available are: four x 0, one x 4 and two x 8. Polished and lacquered and complete and in good order. 2" x 1.5". Only this in the picture are available. Price is for each. Please state which one is required if ordering online.  
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Price: 16.00


Engraved Brass House Number, Numbers 5 and 1 only HN27
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, engraved house number on a square plate, with four screw holes for mounting. 3" x 3". Price is for each. Please state which is required if ordering online. 
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Price: 45.00


Engraved Brass House Number, Numbers 5 and 1 only HN27



Enamelled Number Plaque HN26
Enamelled Number Plaque HN26
Original, quality 1920's / 30's enamelled plaque, with number in GWR colour. Red numbers on yellow / cream background, with a black outer border and two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Complete and good order. 3.25" x 1.5". 
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Price: 34.00


Brass House Numbers, several available HN24
Original, quality, pre-war, cast pink brass house numbers, each with two two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Available 1 x number '0' and 2 x number '1'. All are complete and in good order. If ordering on-line please remember to state quantity and house number required. Price is for each.  
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Price: 23.00


Brass House Numbers, several available HN24



Kenrick Cast Iron House Numbers HN20
Kenrick Cast Iron House Numbers HN20
Long run of original, quality, 1920's / 30's, oval shaped cast iron door numbers, each with two countersunk screw holes for mounting, raised numbers to the front and impressed to the reverse "No 7" and "A Kenrick and Sons" for the manufacturers from West Bromwich, near Birmingham. These have been cleaned and repainted in the original white on black and are complete and in good order. 4" x 2.5" and 0.25". Only the numbers in the picture are available. Price is for each. Please state which one is required if ordering online. 
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Price: 23.00


Matching Brass Letters HN18
Original, quality 1920's, cast brass, matching letters each with countersunk screw holes for mounting and originally for shop signs, etc. All has been polished and lacquered and are complete and in good order. Letters available: O x 5, R x 2, T x 1 and U x 2. Each 2.5" x 0.25" front to back. Price is for each. Please state which oneis required if ordering online. 
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Price: 16.00


Matching Brass Letters HN18



House Number  HN8
House Number HN8
Original, quality, 1920's, cast aluminium oval shaped plaques with embossed numbers and two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Only number 28 is available. All have been cleaned and lacquered and are complete and in good order. 2.5" x 2".  
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Price: 16.00


House / Room Number 1 HN7
Original, quality decorative, cast pink brass house or room number plate detailing '1', circa 1880. This plate is in a serious Art Nouveau form and has two pin holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order. A very unusual example, the first we have seen of this type. 3" x 1.75". Two other, very similar, numbers 5 may well be available, item code HN6.  
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Price: 65.00


House / Room Number 1 HN7



House / Room Number 5 available, HN6
House / Room Number 5 available, HN6
Original, quality decorative, cast brass house or room number plate, circa 1880, in serious Art Nouveau form with the number in pink brass on yellow backplates, each with two pin holes for mounting. Have been polished and lacquered and are complete and in good order. Very unusual examples, the first we have seen of this type. 3" x 1.75". A very similar, number 1, may well be available, item code HN7.  
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Price: 65.00


Blue & White Enamelled House Door Numbers, many available HN3
Original quality, 1920's, superb oval house number plaques, probably Continental. The dished plate has white numbers on a Royal blue background and has two holes for fixing. All the ones in the picture are available and many more, some minor chips but otherwise in good bright condition. 3.5" x 2.75". Price is for each. Please state which one is required if ordering online. 
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Price: 10.00


Blue & White Enamelled House Door Numbers, many available HN3



Assorted Brass Numbers for House Doors HN2
Assorted Brass Numbers for House Doors HN2
Assorted original, quality, 1920/30's, brass numbers for house doors, each with two fixing holes, some matching. Complete and in good order. Mainly 2" x 1.5", some smaller. Only the numbers in the picture are available. Price is for each. Please state which one is required if ordering online. 
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Price: 12.00


Brass House Door Numbers, 5 matching available HN1
Original quality, 1920/30's, matching pressed brass house number each with two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Only 0 & 7 available. Complete and in good order. 2" high x 1.5" x 1/8" thick. Price is for each. Other brass door numbers may be available but not matching this run, code ref: HN2. Please state which one is required when ordering online. 
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Price: 12.00


Brass House Door Numbers, 5 matching available HN1



Radial Crane Brass Instruction Plate NP291
Radial Crane Brass Instruction Plate NP291
Original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped brass plate detailed in upper cased text "Note Jib of Radial Crane Must Be Slewed and Stowed In AFT Position Before Gun Is Fired". This example has two screw holes for mounting has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 11" x 2". 
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Price: 85.00


Brass Ladies Plaque NP290
Original quality 1940's thick pink brass rectangular shaped plaque detailing "Ladies" in upper cased inlaid white enamel. This example has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good order. 5" x 1.5". 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Ladies Plaque NP290



Drinking Water Aluminium Plaque NP288
Drinking Water Aluminium Plaque NP288
Original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped cast aluminium plaque embossed "Drinking Water" in upper cased text. This polished example has two screw holes for mounting and is complete and in good order. 4.5" x 1.5". 
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Price: 45.00


WT&S Brass Visitors Plaque NP287
Original, quality late 19th century rectangular shaped cast brass plaque detailing "Visitors" in upper cased text and with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. The reverse is impressed with the sun logo and "WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son of Birmingham. All is polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 2.5" x 1.25".  
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Price: 56.00


WT&S Brass Visitors Plaque NP287



Brass G.P.O Plaque NP286
Brass G.P.O Plaque NP286
Original, quality pre-war cast pink brass curved name plaque detailing "G.P.O" (General Post Office) This was originally fitted to the tubular steel bars on a Post Office flatbed trolley and 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 order. 4.25" x 1" x 0.5" front to back. 
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Price: 56.00


Out Brass Plaque, 3 available NP283
Original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped pressed and embossed brass name plaque in the old unpolished finish. This example is detailed "Out" in upper cased letters and has four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Can be polished to shiny brass on request for no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3" x 1.5" Price is for each. 
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Price: 45.00


Out Brass Plaque, 3 available NP283



WC Brass Plaque, 3 available NP282
WC Brass Plaque, 3 available NP282
Original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped pressed and embossed brass name plaque in the old unpolished finish. This example is detailed "W.C." for Water Closet (Washroom or Lavatory) in upper cased letters and has four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Can be polished to shiny brass on request for no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3" x 1.5" Price is for each. 
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Price: 56.00


Walk in Brass Plaque, 3 available NP281
Original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped pressed and embossed brass name plaque in the old unpolished finish. This example is detailed "Walk In" in upper cased letters and has four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Can be polished to shiny brass on request for no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3" x 1.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 36.00


Walk in Brass Plaque, 3 available NP281



Brass Pull Plaque, 4 available NP280
Brass Pull Plaque, 4 available NP280
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass rectangular shaped "Pull" plates, each with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and all in the original unpolished finish. Can be polished to a shiny brass on request for no extra charge. Complete and in good order. 1.75" x 1.25". Price is for each. 
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Price: 45.00


Lady Hesketh Brass Plaque NP279
Original, quality rectangular, thick sheet brass nameplate, probably circa 1900 / 1920's engraved in upper cased text "Lady Hesketh". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and has six countersunk screw holes for mounting. Complete and in good order. 5.5" x 2.5".  
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Price: 85.00


Lady Hesketh Brass Plaque NP279



Brass Fairways Nameplate NP275
Brass Fairways Nameplate NP275
Original, quality 1930's / 40's sheet pink brass rectangular shaped plate, with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and inlaid in white enamel "Fairways" in upper cased text. One old scratch and one slight bend to one corner, otherwise complete and in good order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 10" x 2". 
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Price: 56.00


Green Enamel on Brass Letters, 2 available NP273
Original, quality 1920's green enamelled on brass shop sign letters of a good heavy weight and in super condition, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Only those in the pictures are available, if ordering online, please state which ones are required. The 'O' has a large chip to the enamel but otherwise there are minor blemishes to the enamel on some but generally they are complete and in good order. All 8" tall and 3/8" front to back. Price is for each.

 
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Price: 56.00


Green Enamel on Brass Letters, 2 available NP273



Milliner and Dress Maker Brass Plaque NP272
Milliner and Dress Maker Brass Plaque NP272
Original, quality 18th century engraved brass plate mounted on a backboard of old nearly black mahogany. This most unusual plaque is engraved "Rickard Milliner and Drefs Maker" in a mixed text with the 17th and 18th century detail. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Backboard 10.25" x 5.5" and brass backplate 9" x 4.5".  
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Price: 145.00


Personnel Manager Brass Plaque NP271
Original, quality 1920's / 30's pink brass nameplate with white enamelled inlaid letters in upper cased text detailing "Personnel Manager". This clean example has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost plaque to find. An unusual complete and in good order. 9" x 2.25". 
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Price: 85.00


Personnel Manager Brass Plaque NP271



Pair of Chromed Chubb Plaques NP270
Pair of Chromed Chubb Plaques NP270
Pair of original, quality 1920's / 30's chrome on brass plaques originally on a "Chubb Fire Cabinet". One is detailed as such and has the Royal appointment Coat of Arms, and the other is detailed "A Cabinet of this design has been tested and certified by the National Fire Brigade Association as providing "Full Protection Class A". Each plaque has two screw holes for mounting and are complete and in good order. One 3.75" x 2.75" tall and two 3.25" x 2.75" tall.  
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Price: 85.00


Alexandra Brass Makers Plate NP269
Original, quality late 19th century shield shaped pressed brass maker's nameplate mounted on a mahogany backboard made to suit. This example is embossed "Alexandra Patent No 11½" and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Two later mounting plates have been fitted, and all is complete and in good order. 8" x 6" x 0.75" excluding plates.  
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Price: 85.00


Alexandra Brass Makers Plate NP269



Females Brass Nameplate NP267
Females Brass Nameplate NP267
Original, quality 1920's nameplate in pink sheet brass with four countersunk screw holes for mounting and detailed in upper cased white enamel text "Females". Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 10" x 1.75".  
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Price: 85.00


Caution Enamel Plaque NP252
Original, quality 1920's / 1930' unused small rectangular shaped white enamel plaque with red text detailing "Caution while van is occupied always keep Pointer at "off". When leaving van put pointer at "on"Lock Window and Close Door". This example with four screw holes for mounting, is in mint condition. 5" x 2.5".  
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Price: 56.00


Caution Enamel Plaque NP252



Portsmouth and Gosport Gas Enamel Plaque NP250
Portsmouth and Gosport Gas Enamel Plaque NP250
Original, quality pre war unused square white enamelled plaque detailing a caution notice re gas meters entitled "Portsmouth, Gosport and Bognor Regis Gas Undertaking (Southern Gas Board)". A super sign in mint condition with four screw holes for mounting. 6" square.  
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Price: 75.00


Drinking Water Enamel Plaque NP247
Original, quality unused pre war rectangular shaped white enamel plate with black text detailing "Drinking Water" in upper cased text. This mint example has four screw holes for mounting and is perfect. 5" x 3". 
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Price: 65.00


Drinking Water Enamel Plaque NP247



No Circulars Enamel Plaque NP242
No Circulars Enamel Plaque NP242
Original, quality unused post war horizontal white enamel plate with two screw holes for mounting and black text detailing "No Circulars". In mint condition. 6" x 1.5". 
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Price: 56.00


Enamelled Private Plaque NP238
Original, quality pre - war rectangular shaped enamelled plaque detailing 'Private' in upper cased text white on brown. This very clean example has white four countersunk screw holes for mounting and is complete and in good order. 9" x 2.5"  
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Price: 85.00


Enamelled Private Plaque NP238



Railway Waggon Due for Paint Plaque NP235
Railway Waggon Due for Paint Plaque NP235
Original, quality ovoid shaped cast iron plaque from a railway waggon with two bolt holes for mounting and detailed in deep embossed. "Due for Paint 1963". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 4.25" x 3.25" x 0.25".  
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Price: 56.00


Professor of Music Brass Plaque NP224
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, rectangular shaped brass nameplate in the old unpolished finish and mounted on the original oak backboard. This plaque is inlaid with off white enamel text detailing "Norman Keates A.R.M.C.M. Professor of Music". Can be polished to a brass finish on request at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 15.75" x 17.25".  
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Price: 125.00


Professor of Music Brass Plaque NP224



Pianoforte Teacher Plaque NP223
Pianoforte Teacher Plaque NP223
Original, quality, engraved brass nameplate, circa 1900, recently mounted onto a mahogany backboard made to suit, detailing in upper cased type "Dorice Huntley L.R.A.M Gold Medallist I.L.A.M Teacher of Pianoforte". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 13" x 10" and 1" backboard.  
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Price: 125.00


Midwife Brass Plaque NP221
Original, quality 1920's, engraved brass nameplate recently mounted onto a mahogany backboard made to suit, detailing in upper cased type "Mrs Dumville Certified Midwife" Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. The first plaque for a Midwife we have seen. 13" x 10" and 1" backboard.  
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Price: 135.00


Midwife Brass Plaque NP221



Temperance Building Society Plaque NP220
Temperance Building Society Plaque NP220
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, near square shaped, brass nameplate in the original unpolished finish. This example has inlaid white enamel text detailing "Local Agent for Temperance Permanent Building Society" in upper cased type and with four countersunk screw hole for mounting. Some minor scratches, otherwise complete and in good order. 11" x 10".  
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Price: 75.00


Hot Water Engineer Brass Name Plaque NP219
Original, quality, late 19th century, engraved brass nameplate recently mounted onto a mahogany backboard made to suit. A most unusual sign detailing "G.C Jocelyn Hot Water Engineer" in upper cased type. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Some old discolouration but otherwise complete and in good order. 9.5" x 6.75" and 0.75" backplate.  
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Price: 115.00


Hot Water Engineer Brass Name Plaque NP219



Gamages of Holborn Cast Iron Name Plate NP216
Gamages of Holborn Cast Iron Name Plate NP216
Original, quality, late 19th century, long thin, cast iron name plate embossed in upper cased text detailing "A W Gamage Ltd Holborn E.C." with large countersunk screw holes for mounting. 'Gamages' were a very large department store in London and this plaque would have been fixed to a larger item. Has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 14" x 0.75" and 0.25".  
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Price: 56.00


Ladies Brass Plaque NP214
Original, quality, post war sheet brass nameplate engraved "Ladies" in upper case with black infill and with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, complete and in good order. 7" x 1.5".  
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Price: 56.00


Ladies Brass Plaque NP214



Brass Push Plaque NP203
Brass Push Plaque NP203
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass rectangular shaped plaque with embossed decoration to the border and "Push" in upper cased text. This unusual example has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and is impressedto the reverse with the sun logo and " WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son, of Birmingham'. Ideal for electric bell presses or swing doors. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3.25" x 2".  
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Price: 65.00


NR Cast Iron Nameplate NP195
Original, quality, late 19th century, heavy shield shaped cast iron nameplate detailing "NR" in upper cased Gothic type. This example has a border all round, a vertical lined decoration to the background and two countersunk screw holes for mounting. No maker's marks but this plaque was probably issued as a maker's plate for a bridge or similar.Cleaned and lacquered, complete and in good order. 13" x 11" and 0.75".  
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Price: 135.00


NR Cast Iron Nameplate NP195



Sidesman Brass Plaque NP190
Sidesman Brass Plaque NP190
Original, quality, late 19th century, engraved brass nameplate detailing "Sidesman" in upper cased text. 'Sidesman' is a person elected in a Church of England Church to greet the congregation and to arrange the seating and the collection. This plaque has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 7" x 2".  
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Price: 56.00


Broughton and Wilks Enamel Plaque NP188
Original, quality 1920's, oval shaped, white enamelled makers plate detailing "Broughton and Wilks Ltd, Agricultural Engineers, Brackley". Some staining and some chips to the edges, but otherwise complete and in good order. 4.5" x 2.75". 
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Price: 36.00


Broughton and Wilks Enamel Plaque NP188



Brass Shrub Name Plate Sultane NP178
Brass Shrub Name Plate Sultane NP178
Original, quality 1920's, cast pink brass shrub name plate detialing "Sultane" in embossed upper case. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 7.5" x 3".  
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Price: 23.00


Milborne Tailor Brass Nameplate NP177
Original, quality 1920's, sheet brass nameplaque detailed in upper cased type "Milborne Tailor" with four countersunk screw holes and mounted to a mahogany backboard made to suit. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Backboard 13" x 8.75" + 0.5". 
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Price: 75.00


Milborne Tailor Brass Nameplate NP177



Priory of The Holy Sepulchre Plaque NP172
Priory of The Holy Sepulchre Plaque NP172
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, near square shaped sheet brass nameplate. This plaque is engraved in upper cased text "Priory of The Holy Sepulchre" on a honey coloured oak backboard made to suit, has a screw hole to each corner for mounting and can be hung on the wire provided or screwed to the wall. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Backboard 7" x 8" + 1" front to back, plaque 5.75" x 6.75".  
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Price: 65.00


London Guarantee Insurance Plaque NP169
Original, quality 1920's, rectangular cast brass nameplate embossed in upper cased text "Agency Of The London Guarantee and Accident Company Limited Insurances" and "Established 1869". This example has a screw hole to each corner, has been mounted on a honey coloured oak board made to suit and can be hung on the wire provided or screwed to the wall. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Backboard 14.5" x 9.5" + 1" front to back, plaque 13" x 8".  
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Price: 85.00


London Guarantee Insurance Plaque NP169



Licenses and General Insurance Company Plaque NP168
Licenses and General Insurance Company Plaque NP168
Original, quality 1920's, rectangular shaped sheet pink brass nameplate inlaid with white enamel in upper cased text, of a variety of styles, "Agents of The Licenses and General Insurance Company Limited, Fire - Accident - Motor." This example has a screw hole to each corner, has been mounted on an oak board made to suit and can be hung on the wire provided or screwed to the wall. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Some damage to the white inlaid enamel, otherwise complete and in good order. Backboard 14.25" x 9" + 1" front to back, plaque 13" x 8".  
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Price: 65.00


London and Manchester Industrial Assurance Company Plaque NP166
Original, quality 1920's, rectangular cast brass nameplate embossed in upper cased text "Collector For The London and Manchester Industrial Assurance Company Limited". This example has a screw hole to each corner and has been mounted on a honey coloured oak board made to suit. This can be hung on the wire provided or screwed to the wall. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Backboard 14.5" x 9.25" + 1" front to back, plaque 13" x 8".  
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Price: 95.00


London and Manchester Industrial Assurance Company Plaque NP166



Atlas Assurance Company Plaque NP165
Atlas Assurance Company Plaque NP165
Original, quality, late 19th century, sheet brass nameplate engraved in upper cased text, of a variety of styles, "Agent to The Atlas Fire and Life Assurance Company". This example has a screw hole to each corner and has been mounted on a honey coloured oak backboard made to suit. This can be hung on the wire provided or screwed to the wall. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Backboard 14.25" x 9" + 1" front to back, plaque 13" x 8".  
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Price: 95.00


Prudential Assurance Plaque NP163
Original, quality, late 19th century, sheet brass nameplate engraved in upper cased text, of a stylised form, "Prudential Assurance Company Limited". This example has a screw hole to each corner and has been mounted on the original mahogany backboard. This can be hung on the wire provided or screwed to the wall. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Backboard 14.5" x 8.25" + 1" front to back, plaque 13" x 7".  
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Price: 85.00


Prudential Assurance Plaque NP163



National Parcel and Insurance Plaque NP161
National Parcel and Insurance Plaque NP161
Original, quality, circa 1900, large curved brass nameplate, with deep engraved upper cased text detailing "National Parcels Insurance Company Ltd". This superb sign has four countersunk screw hole for mounting and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. There are also four other screw holes where an old plate has been fixed over and two small wear holes, otherwise all is complete and in good order. 17.5" wide at rear x 12" tall + 21" wide on the curve.  
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Price: 185.00


Norwich Union Plaque NP154
Original, quality 1920's, sheet brass nameplate, engraved in upper cased text with the details "Agent Norwich Union Fire Office". This example has some scuffs and dents to the brass, four screw holes to the corners and has been mounted on a mahogany backboard made to suit. This can be hung on the wire provided or screwed to the wall. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Backboard 15.5" x 9.5" x 1", plaque 14" x 8". 
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Price: 85.00


Norwich Union Plaque NP154



Chiropodist Name Plaque NP148
Chiropodist Name Plaque NP148
Original, quality, 1920's/30's, sheet pink brass name plaque, with screw holes to each corner and inlaid white enamel type in upper case "M.Farndale, M.Ch.S, Chiropodist, Registered Medical Auxillary". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 10" x 5". 
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Price: 65.00


F.R.C.S. Name Plaque NP147
Original, quality, pre-war, sheet brass name plaque, with countersunk screw holes to each corner and engraved in upper case "Douglas Hallon F.R.C.S" (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons). Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 10.25" x 6.5". 
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Price: 56.00


F.R.C.S. Name Plaque NP147



Cast Iron LAH Plaque NP146
Cast Iron LAH Plaque NP146
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron plaque in a shield shape and dished with three bolt holes for mounting, and "LAH" in upper cased raised letters. Looks to be a maker's plate from either a metal construction or a bridge plaque, but I am only guessing. Has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 9.75" x 7.25" x 1" front to back. 
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Price: 65.00


Commission Agent Brass Name Plaque NP137
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast sheet brass engraved nameplate mounted on a maghogany backboard made to suit. The details in upper case are "Northridge Commissions Agent, Business By Correspondence Only, No Callers" and to the lower edge in small text "J.Eagers Derby" probably for the sign maker. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Plaque 8.25" square, backboard 9.75" square x 1". 
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Price: 85.00


Commission Agent Brass Name Plaque NP137



Chromed Push Plate, 2 available NP120
Chromed Push Plate, 2 available NP120
Original, quality, 1930's, chrome on brass, rectangular plaque detailing 'Push' in recessed black, and with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Ideal for electric bell pushes or swing doors. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3.5" x 2.25". Price is for each. 
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Price: 45.00


Hillier of Marlborough Maker's Plaque NP119
Original, quality, 1920's, oval shaped, pressed brass manufacturer's name plate, for 'B. Hillier, Builder, Marlborough'. Unused, polished and lacquered and complete and in good order. 3" x 2". 
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Price: 34.00


Hillier of Marlborough Maker's Plaque NP119



Llewellin and Son Brass Plaque NP114
Llewellin and Son Brass Plaque NP114
Original, quality late 19th Century, small, oval shaped, pressed brass manufacturer's plate, detailing a royal style coat of arms above 'G. Llewellin and Son, Prize Churnworks, Size No 3T, Haverford West'. Some minor dents, but otherwise in good order, polished and lacquered. G. Llewellin and Son were reknowned manufacturers of butter churns and other dairy equipment. 3" x 2". 
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Price: 30.00


Deck Locker Brass Plaque NP112
Original, quality pre-war, sheet brass name plate, with impressed detail 'Deck Locker' in black painted infill and with two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Probably from a ship. Polished and lacquered and complete and in good order. Declon Locker are you out there? 6.75" x 1.25". 
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Price: 38.00


Deck Locker Brass Plaque NP112



English Drilling Equipment Brass Name Plate NP105
English Drilling Equipment Brass Name Plate NP105
Original, quality, post war rectangular sheet brass manufacturer's name plate, detailing "EDECD English Drilling Equipment Co Ltd". Has four screw holes for mounting, has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 5.5" x 2.25" 
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Price: 23.00


Maslin of Cirencester NP104
Original, quality, 19th century, oval shaped and curved brass manufacturer's name plaque detailed "J.H.Maslin Cirencester". Has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 5.25" x 4.25" + 0.5" front to back. 
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Price: 56.00


Maslin of Cirencester NP104



Urquharts Brass Name Plate NP103
Urquharts Brass Name Plate NP103
Original, quality, pre-war rectangular brass manufacturer's name plate detailing "Oil firing plant by Urquharts (1926) Ltd" and "Chase Road London W10". It has four screw holes for mounting, has been polished, lacquered and is complete and in good order. 7.5" x 4.5" 
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Price: 34.00


Bratton Iron Works Plaque NP94
Original quality, unused oval shaped brass maker's plate in the original unpolished finish, circa 1900/1920. Detailed "R & J Reeves and Son, Bratton Iron Works, Westbury, Wilts". Would have been fixed to items manufactured by this company. Complete and in good order. 3" x 2".

 
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Price: 23.00


Bratton Iron Works Plaque NP94



Physician & Surgeon Name Plaque NP86
Physician & Surgeon Name Plaque NP86
Original quality brass Physician and Surgeon name plaque with inlaid enamel letters, circa 1920's. Mounted on mahogony board. In good order. 16.5" x 7.5".  
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Price: 75.00


Dental Surgeon Name Plaque NP85
Original quality brass, 1920's, dental surgeon name plaque mounted on oak. In good order. 13.5" x 9.5".  
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Price: 75.00


Dental Surgeon Name Plaque NP85



Brass Push Plaque, 3 available NP83
Brass Push Plaque, 3 available NP83
Original quality, 1920's, pink brass rectangular plaque inlaid in white enamel in upper case 'Push' and with four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Ideal for bell pushes or swing doors. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. The white enamel inlay is a little discoloured, otherwise all is complete and in good order. 2.5" x 1.5". Price is for each. 
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Price: 34.00


Mur-Ray Signs Brass Plate NP77
Original quality, 1930's, small rectangular shaped cast brass maker's nameplate with two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Detailing in relief 'Mur-Ray Signs Ltd, Fallowfield, Manchester' and 'Patent No 194034'. Originally fitted to a road directional sign made of glass balls spelling out the words. Complete and in good order. 2.75" x 1". 
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Price: 34.00


Mur-Ray Signs Brass Plate NP77



Aberdeen County Council Brass Plaques, 7 available NP74
Aberdeen County Council Brass Plaques, 7 available NP74
Original quality, 1920's, oval cast brass name plaques detailing in relief 'Aberdeen County Council' with various numbers and two screw holes for mounting. These were said to be for council machinery identify tags ie lawnmowers, sweepers etc. The lower numbers would be ideal for house numbers. All have been polished and lacquered and are complete and in good order. 5" x 3". Price is for each. Numbers available 128, 450, 644, 1691, 1780, 1784, 1801. If ordering online, please state which number(s) you wish to purchase. 
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Price: 23.00


T.Wells Brass Name Plaque NP72
Original quality thick curved sheet brass name plate engraved 'T.Wells & Son', 'Prize Medal 1867' and a large school mortar board hat to the centre. Also engraved to one corner for the maker 'Colman & Co'. Has five screw holes for mounting and all has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 13.5" wide, 8.5" high and 16.5" circular.  
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Price: 300.00


T.Wells Brass Name Plaque NP72



Solicitor's Brass Name Plate NP47
Solicitor's Brass Name Plate NP47
Original quality brass name plate, circa 1900/1920's, engraved 'J. Furse Sanders, Solicitor. Commissioner for Oaths'. Mounted on an oak backboard made to suit. The brass has been lacquered. Complete and in good order. 15.5" x 11.5" x 0.75". 
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Price: 75.00


Surgeon Name Plate NP34
Original quality, engraved brass, lacquered name plate, circa 1900, detailing "Mr T.F.Vaisey Surgeon", mounted on a replacement oak backboard made to suit, fitted to the reverse with a wall hanging mount. Complete and in good order. 13.5" x 8.75" x 1". 
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Price: 75.00


Surgeon Name Plate NP34



Thames Conservancy Enamel Plaque 2 available NP15
Thames Conservancy Enamel Plaque 2 available NP15
Original, quality, oval shaped white enamel boat registration plate's for use on the River Thames. Each one is detailed in black type on white "Thames Conservancy available until 31st December", other details differ for each"- 160/13 for 1944. 3/31 to 1944. 30/12 to 1947. In reasonable condition with some rubbing to the outer edges. The reverse of each has been cleaned and lacquered. Please state which one your require if ordering online. 4" x 3". Price is for each.  
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Price: 45.00


Leather Restorer's Brass Plaque NP10
Original quality, 1920's, heavy sheet pink brass name plaque, with 'Leather Restorers 4th Floor' inlaid in white enamel. The face is in a good unpolished green patinated finish and has countersunk screw holes to the corners for fixing. Could be polished to the pink brass if required. Some minor surface scratches but the enamelling is perfect. Complete and in good order. 12" x 18". 
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Price: 68.00


Leather Restorer's Brass Plaque NP10



Great Western Railway Cast Iron Waggon Plate R50
Great Western Railway Cast Iron Waggon Plate R50
Original, quality pre war heavy cast iron Railway Waggon plate with embossed detail "GWR" for Great Western Railway "14 tons" and "2836". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 11" x 6.5" x 0.5"  
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Price: 135.00


Railway Cast Iron Waggon Plate R49
Original, quality heavy cast iron Railway Waggon plate with embossed detail "E 21 tons", "1949", "305236" and " B'ham C & W Co" for The Birmingham Railway Carriage and Waggon Company. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 11" x 6.5" x 0.5".  
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Price: 95.00


Railway Cast Iron Waggon Plate R49



Electricity Board Enamel Sign   S207
Electricity Board Enamel Sign S207
Original, quality pre-war, small rectangular shaped enamel plaque, with black text in upper case on white detailing "The Property of The North Eastern Electricity Board". A very clean plaque with four screw holes for mounting. 5.25" x 3".  
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Price: 56.00


Phillip's Brass Safe Plate SP72
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass safe plate and handle backplate from a fireproof safe door. Embossed for the manufacturer "Phillip's and Son Birmingham" and with a good Royal coat of arms to the top. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 8.25" x 5".  
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Price: 85.00


Phillip's Brass Safe Plate SP72



Seabank Street Cast Iron Sign   S181
Seabank Street Cast Iron Sign S181
Original, quality, late 19th century, Scottish, wall mounted, cast iron street sign detailing "Seabank St." in a rectangular shape, with canted corners, a bead to the outer edge and two screw holes for mounting. In the old paint awaiting cleaning, but otherwise complete and in good order. 34.5" x 5" + 0.5".  
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Price: 100.00


Townend St. Cast Iron Sign S178
Original, quality, late 19th century, Scottish, wall mounted, cast iron street sign detailing "Townend St." in a rectangular shape, with canted corners, a bead to the outer edge and two screw holes for mounting. The lower rim is also embossed "Grangemouth Iron Co Falkirk" for the maker. In the old paint awaiting cleaning, but otherwise complete and in good order. 27" x 7" + 0.5".  
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Price: 100.00


Townend St. Cast Iron Sign   S178



Courthill St. Cast Iron Sign   S177
Courthill St. Cast Iron Sign S177
Original, quality, late 19th century, Scottish, wall mounted, cast iron street sign detailing "Courthill St." in a rectangular shape, with canted corners, a bead to the outer edge and two screw holes for mounting. The lower rim is also embossed "Grangemouth Iron Co Falkirk" for the maker. In the old paint awaiting cleaning, but otherwise complete and in good order. 27" x 7" + 0.5".  
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Price: 100.00

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