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Swaine and Adeney Copper Hunt Horn HH27
Swaine and Adeney Copper Hunt Horn HH27
Original, quality 1920's / 30's copper hunt horn with a nickel mouthpiece and neck and a rolled over flared end. This very clear example is detailed to the flared end "Swaine & Adeney London, Proprietors of Kohler & Son and Made in England. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 9" and 1.5/8" widest. 
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Price: 300.00


Swaine and Adeney Copper Hunt Horn HH26
Original, quality 1920's / 30's copper hunt horn with a nickel mouthpiece and neck and a rolled over flared end. This very clear example is detailed to the flared end "Swaine & Adeney 185 Piccadilly London, Proprietors of Kohler & Son and Made in England. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 8.75" and 1.75" widest. 
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Price: 300.00


Swaine and Adeney Copper Hunt Horn HH26



Pair of Brass Door Handles DH772
Pair of Brass Door Handles DH772
Original, quality pair of late 19th century spherical shaped cast brass door knobs with replacement circular brass backplates made to suit. With a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches. Each backplate has three countersunk screw holes for mounting and all is complete and in good and working order. A good heavy pair of knobs. Backplates 2", knobs 1.75" and 2" front to back. 
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Price: 115.00


Pair of Brass Door Handles DH771
Original, quality pair of circa 1900, spherical shaped brass door knobs with replacement circular brass backplates made to suit. With a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches. Each backplate has three countersunk screw holes for mounting. Some minor dents, otherwise complete and in good and working order. Backplates 2.25" diam, knobs 2" and 2" front to back. 
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Brass Door Handles DH771



Pair of Brass Door Handles DH770
Pair of Brass Door Handles DH770
Original, quality pair of late 19th century spherical shaped brass door knobs with replacement circular brass backplates made to suit. With a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit standard rim locks and latches. Each backplate has three countersunk screw holes for mounting and all is complete and in good and working order. Backplates 2.25", knobs 2" and 2" front to back. 
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Price: 85.00


Leather Covered Filing Tray FC6
Original, quality pre-war light tan coloured leather covered desk top filing tray with inset cover. The upper surfaces have tooled gilt inlays and the undersides have the original marbled paper. General scuffs and rubs to the leather but no stains or damage and complete and in good and usable condition. The first we have seen in good order. 10.75" x 8.5" x 2.75". 
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Price: 135.00


Leather Covered Filing Tray FC6



Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS148
Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS148
Original, quality 1920's, "beehive" shaped clear glass oil lamp globe with a frosted and embossed upper section and an etched design of oak leaves and acorns to the lower. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good order. 7.25" tall x 7.5" widest and lower aperture 4". 
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Price: 230.00


Green Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS147
Original, quality late 19th century green tinted glass oil lamp shade with a flared out wavy top section in bolder green fading downwards. The main body section has Art Nouveau designs of flowers and leaves. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. One minor blemish but no chips or cracks, otherwise complete and in good order. 7" tall x 8" widest and 3.75" lower aperture. 
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Price: 350.00


Green Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS147



Amber Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS146
Amber Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS146
Original, quality late 19th century amber tinted glass oil lamp shade, with a fluted top section flared out and a beehive shaped lower, acid etched with fan shaped patterns. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good order. 8.25" tall x 6.5" widest and 3.75" diam lower aperture. 
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Price: 450.00


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS145
Original, quality circa 1900, "Beehive" shaped clear glass oil lamp shade with Art Nouveau designs of 'Scabious' plants with flowers on a frosted background. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good and working order. 7.25" tall x 8" widest and lower aperture 4". 
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Price: 230.00


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS145



Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS144
Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS144
Original, quality late 19th century "Beehive" shaped clear glass oil lamp globe with a frosted upper section and etched Art Nouveau designs beneath. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good and working order. 6.5" tall x 8" widest and lower aperture 4". 
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Price: 285.00


Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Globe OS143
Original, quality late 19th century cranberry tinted glass oil lamp shade of the "Beehive" shape with etched Art Nouveau designs. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good and working order. 7.5" tall x 8" widest and lower aperture 4". 
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Price: 450.00


Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Globe OS143



Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Globe OS142
Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Globe OS142
Original, quality late 19th century cranberry tinted glass oil lamp shade with etched Art Nouveau flower designs. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good and working order. 7" tall x 8" diam and lower aperture 3.75". 
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Price: 385.00


Police Alarm / Bird Scarer BS7
Original, quality late 19th century bird scarer or policeman's alarm. This example is made in stained beech with a replacement splat in ash. All is now complete and in good and working order. Body 10.5" x 4.5" x 1.5". 
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Price: 125.00


Police Alarm / Bird Scarer BS7



14lb Cast Iron Weight W308
14lb Cast Iron Weight W308
Original, quality late 19th century square shaped cast iron butchers' shop counterweight with a ring to the top and "14lb" to the front. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. Weight 5" tall, 3.5" square at base and ring 3.25".

 
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Price: 34.00


Burnished Steel Fireside Shovel F585
Original, quality mid 19th century pierced and burnished steel fireside shovel of good proportions with a decorative pierced spade and a slender stem with a turned grip. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 28.5" x 5.5" x 1.5". 
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Price: 85.00


Burnished Steel Fireside Shovel F585



Iron Jelloids Enamel Advert S297
Iron Jelloids Enamel Advert S297
Original, quality late 19th century enamel advert detailing in white on red background, "Take Iron Jelloids now and then, The Tonic for women and children : The Tonic for men". A good bright clear sign but with some edge damage to the enamel and the lower left corner missing, otherwise complete and in good order. 24" x 6". 
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Price: 265.00


Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL120
Original, quality 1920's oil side lamp with a decorated off white glass oil font mounted on a brass base on a black glazed stoneware plinth. This unusual oil lamp has a replacement brass twin 1" wick burner and gallery and all has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 21.5" tall including chimney and 12.5" tall excluding chimney. Plinth 7" diam. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may well be available ref code: OS95. 
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Price: 115.00


Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL120



Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL119
Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL119
Original, quality circa 1900, oil side lamp with a cut clear glass oil font mounted on a brass base on a black glazed stoneware plinth. This clean oil lamp has a brass twin 1" wick burner and gallery, the wick controls are impressed "British Made" and all has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 22" tall including chimney and 14" tall excluding chimney. Plinth 7.5" diam. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may well be available ref code: OS134. 
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Price: 135.00


Brass and Cut Glass Oil Side Lamp OL118
Original, quality 1920's cast brass oil lamp base of an Art Nouveau form with a six sided base on brass bun feet and a cut clear glass oil font with a brass twin 1" wick burner and gallery. The wick controls have black ceramic infIll detailing "British Made", the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. The brass base has a few deep scratches and other minor knocks, but otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. Lamp 28.5" tall including chimney and 20" tall excluding chimney. Base 7.5" diam. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may well be available ref code: S115. 
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Price: 230.00


Brass and Cut Glass Oil Side Lamp OL118



Frosted Glass Lamp Shade S310
Frosted Glass Lamp Shade S310
Original, quality 1920's frosted glass continental gas lamp shade. This shade has been fitted with a replacement, lacquered brass shade holder to fit a standard, modern, UK electric bulb holder. This example has a multi frilly and wavy outer rim and is perfect and complete. 10" diam, 3.5" tall including holder. 
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Price: 85.00


Cranberry Tinted Glass Lamp Shade S309
Original, quality 1920's cranberry tinted glass electric lamp shade. This super example has a fine cushioned texture, a wavy outer rim with the colour fading to clear at the top. Will fit a standard, modern, UK electric bulb holder. Perfect, complete and in good working order. 4.5" tall and 5.5" widest. 
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Price: 65.00


Cranberry Tinted Glass Lamp Shade S309



Set of 4 Lignum Vitae Casters C43
Set of 4 Lignum Vitae Casters C43
Original, quality set of four matching late 19th century cast iron casters with a circular backplate with three countersunk screw holes for mounting, a cast iron body and wooden wheels turned in what appears to be lignum vitae, a very hard wood. This type of casters have ball type wheel bearings and will run smoothly because of these. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 5" diam and total 5.5" x 2". 
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Price: 85.00


Aladdin Loxon Chimney OC3
Original, quality post-war unused clear glass oil lamp chimney in the original very clean card box. This example will only fit the Aladdin lamps models 12, 14, 21 and 23 and Aladdin radiators series 7 and 8. Complete and in good order. Box 13" x 3" x 3". 
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Price: 23.00


Aladdin Loxon Chimney OC3



HMS Dolphin Trophy SG228
HMS Dolphin Trophy SG228
Original, quality silver plated trophy in the form of a cup with Art Nouveau side handles, a narrow stem and a circular foot. The underside is impressed "EPNS" and with the maker's stamp for Walker and Hall and the cup is engraved "H.M.S. Dolphin 1st Prize One Mile Open 1924". A very clean example with no wear to the plate, complete and only one very minor dent. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 7.5" tall, total width 9", bowl 6" diam and base 4" diam. 
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Price: 115.00


Pair of 3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fittings HL474
Original, quality pair of 1920's three branch cast brass hanging electric light fittings. Have been rewired with modern three core silk covered flex and new brass UK bulb holders. Replacement card candle look-a-likes have been fitted to cover the bulb holders and a length of new brass chain and a new replacement brass ceiling rose is included for each light fitting. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 18.5" tall + 16" chain + 2.75" rose x 3.5" diam. 
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Price: 1,250.00


Pair of 3 Branch Brass Electric Light Fittings HL474



Pair of White Ceramic Overmantel Feet CK437
Pair of White Ceramic Overmantel Feet CK437
Original, quality pair of late 19th century white ceramic bun feet for mirror overmantels. Each centre has a countersunk screw hole for fixing and all is complete and in good and working order. 2" diam and 1 1/8" tall. 
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Price: 56.00


Pair of White Ceramic Overmantel Feet CK436
Original, quality pair of late 19th century white ceramic bun feet for mirror overmantels. Each centre has a countersunk screw hole for fixing and all is complete and in good and working order. 2" diam and 1 1/8" tall. 
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Price: 56.00


Pair of White Ceramic Overmantel Feet CK436



Brass Door Pull DP504
Brass Door Pull DP504
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass door pull or a very large sash window lift. This example has a tapered grip and two rectangular backplates, each with 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. Backplates 1.75" x 7/8" each. Total 8.5" x 7/8" and 2" tall. 
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Price: 45.00


Single Brass Door Pull DP503
Original, quality 1940's cast pink brass single door pull with a cranked handle and circular backplates, each with three countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Backplates 1.5" diam, total 6" x 1.75" and 1.5" front to back. 
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Price: 34.00


Single Brass Door Pull DP503



Doulton Mustard Pot A115
Doulton Mustard Pot A115
Original, quality 1920's small Doulton Mustard pot in a saltglazed finish with a green / blue top collar and transfer printed "The Russian & Continental Stores, by special warrant of appointment 129 Queen's Road, Bayswater W". The underside is impressed "Doulton Lambeth England" and "8348". This is the first we have seen and although it is perfect, I guess it would have had a lid ?. 2.5" tall x 1.75" widest. 
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Price: 115.00


Pair of Glass Cerebos Salts A114
Original, quality pair of late 19th century oval shaped moulded glass table salts acid etched "Cerebos Salt" to each side. One miniscule chip to one, otherwise both are complete and in good order. 3.5" x 2.5" x 1.25". 
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Price: 95.00


Pair of Glass Cerebos Salts A114



Wrought Iron Fireside Shovel F584
Wrought Iron Fireside Shovel F584
Original, quality late 19th century continental blacksmith made wrought iron fireside shovel with a good shaped spade and turned decoration to the stem. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 24" x 4.5" x 1". 
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Price: 56.00


Pair of Wrought Iron Fireside Tongs F582
Original, quality late 19th century continental blacksmith made wrought iron fireside tongs in super condition with turned decoration to the shafts. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 27" x 3" x 1.5". 
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Price: 56.00


Pair of Wrought Iron Fireside Tongs F582



Phillips and Son Fireproof Safe S155
Phillips and Son Fireproof Safe S155
Original, quality late 19th century fireproof safe with the exterior sandblasted and stove enamelled gloss black and cold painted primer grey inside. The brass fittings are all the original to the inner drawers and the door and have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The locks have been fully overhauled and have two keys for the door and one each for the drawers. The brass plaque is embossed for the manufacturer "Phillips & Sons Lock & Safe Co, Manufacturers of Fire, Fall & Thief Resisting Safes, Birmingham". The sliding keyhole cover is impressed "Improved Invoilable Lock". All is complete and in good and working order. Exterior 27.75" tall x 18.5" wide and 16.75" front to back. Interior 17" tall over two drawers. 12" wide and 11" front to back. 
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Price: 850.00


Perry and Son Fireproof Safe S154
Original, quality late 19th century fireproof safe with the exterior sandblasted and stove enamelled gloss black and cold painted primer grey inside. The brass fittings are all the original to the inner drawers and the door and have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The locks have been fully overhauled and have two keys for the door and one each for the drawers. The brass plaque is embossed for the manufacturer "Thomas Perry & Son Ltd High Fields Works, Bilston". All is complete and in good and working order. Exterior 28" tall x 22.75" wide and 22" front to back. Interior 18.5" tall over two drawers. 16.5" wide and 15" front to back. 
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Price: 850.00


Perry and Son Fireproof Safe S154



Light Oak Office Table F318
Light Oak Office Table F318
Original, quality light oak rectangular shaped office desk / writing table. This very clean example has square tapered legs which bolt on and off and stow away in the section beneath the table top, two drawers and a pale inset lino surface to the top. Each of the drawers have a different lock and key and the underside of the top board is stamped for the manufacturer "U.K.A.E.A Jan 1959" and "Staverton". Some minor marks to the writing surface, but otherwise complete and in good and working order. 54" x 30" x tall, 24.5" underskirt and 28.5" under knee hole space. 
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Price: 300.00


Brass and Ceramic Hat and Coat Hook CH821
Original, quality late 19th century large brass hat and coat hook with a plain tubular stem, a decorative cast brass backplate with two countersunk screw holes for mounting and a pair of shaped off white coloured ceramic finials. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 3" x 2.5", total 9" tall and 5" front to back. 
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Price: 89.00


Brass and Ceramic Hat and Coat Hook CH821



Set of 3 Brass Casters C42
Set of 3 Brass Casters C42
Original, quality late 19th century set of three matching brass casters with the wheels and supports in brass and the circular mounting plates in cast iron. The mounting plates each have three countersunk screw holes for fixing and all appears unused, complete and in good and working order. Circular plates 1.25" diam, wheels 0.5" wide and total height 1.25". Price is for the set. 
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Price: 56.00


Moulded Glass Inkwell IW95
Original, quality 1920's moulded clear glass inkwell with a brass collar and hinge to the lid and a pen rest moulded in the front glass section. This hexagonal shaped inkwell is perfect with the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. 4" tall and 4 1/8" base diam. 
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Price: 65.00


Moulded Glass Inkwell IW95



Plumbers Lead Dressing Tool PT38
Plumbers Lead Dressing Tool PT38
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's plumbers' dressing tool in lignum vitae. Used by plumbers and other lead workers to dress sheet lead for plumbing and roofing work. This clean example is stamped "Monument Brand" and is complete and in good and working order. 8" x 1.75". 
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Price: 45.00


Fully Converted Candlestick Hungerford Telephone T37
Original, quality Candlestick Telephone, with a bakelite mouthpiece and cover to the earphone. The dial version of the candlestick telephone was introduced in the early 1920's and phased out in the late 1930's. During the current restoration and conversion this telephone has been completely disassembled and cleaned, some parts and the cords have been renewed, and full details of the work carried out, with a list of replacement parts fitted is included with this item, as well as photos of before and after restoration. The conversion will now enable this telephone to be used on a standard modern B.T line. All is now complete and in good and working order. 13" tall and 5.25" diam base. Other converted telephones are usually available. 
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Price: 485.00


Fully Converted Candlestick Hungerford Telephone T37



Fully Converted Candlestick Telephone T36
Fully Converted Candlestick Telephone T36
Original, quality Candlestick Telephone, with a bakelite mouthpiece and cover to the earphone. The dial version of the candlestick telephone was introduced in the early 1920's and were phased out in the late 1930's. During the current restoration and conversion this telephone has been completely disassembled and cleaned, some parts and the cords have been renewed, and full details of the work carried out, with a list of replacement parts fitted is included with this item, as well as photos of before and after restoration. The conversion will now enable this telephone to be used on a standard modern B.T line. All is now complete and in good and working order. 13" tall and 5.25" diam base. Other converted telephones are usually available. 
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Price: 450.00


Brass Cupboard Handle, 3 matching available CK435
Original, quality 1920's spherical shaped brass cupboard knob with a circular brass backplate and a steel signal lever catch and nut. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 1.25" diam, knob 1.25" diam and 1.25" front to back. Signal 1" long. Price is for each. 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Cupboard Handle, 3 matching available CK435



Pair of Gibbons Brass Cupboard Handles CK434
Pair of Gibbons Brass Cupboard Handles CK434
Original, quality pair of late 19th century spherical shaped brass cupboard knobs with circular backplates and signal lever catchs with patent stops for the signals. The backplates each have three countersunk screw holes for mounting and the stop plates are impressed for the manufacturer "Gibbons of Wolverhampton". Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 1.5", knob 1.25" diam and 1.5" front to back. Signal 1.25" long. 
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Price: 156.00


Commemorative Desk Blotter CC192
Original, quality pre-war desk blotter fashioned from "Silver Grey Elm" taken from Waterloo Bridge after nearly 60 years in the river bed". An ivorine plaque with the same information is fixed to one side, and the name "W.W. Howard Bros & Co" is also referred to on the plate. The knob will unscrew to permit a sheet of blotting paper to be inserted. Complete and in good and working order. 6" x 3" x 2.5" tall. 
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Price: 56.00


Commemorative Desk Blotter CC192



Commemorative Cigarette Box CC191
Commemorative Cigarette Box CC191
Original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped cigarette box fashioned from "Silver Grey Beech taken from the original piles under the old Waterloo Bridge after 100 years in the river bed". An ivorine plaque with the same information is fixed to the inside of the lid. One minor chip to the front top edge. Otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. 7.25" x 4" x 2.75". 
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Price: 65.00


11" Wrought Iron Door Bolt DB516
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made surface mounted door bolt with a brass finial grip and a replacement keep made to suit. The bolt has eight screw holes for mounting and the keep two. Fully overhauled, cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. Other similar bolts may be well available. Bolt backplate 11" x 1 7/8" and keep 1.5" x 1 7/8".  
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Price: 95.00


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12" Wrought Iron Door Bolt DB515
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made surface mounted door bolt with a brass finial grip and a replacement keep made to suit. The bolt has six screw holes for mounting and the keep four. Fully overhauled, cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. Other similar bolts may be well available. Bolt backplate 12" x 2.25" and keep 2.25" x 2.25".  
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Price: 156.00


Brass Keyhole Cover KC459
Original, quality late 19th century shaped brass keyhole surround with a shaped cast brass swinging cover. The backplate has two countersunk screw holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 2" x 0.75". Keyhole 0.75" tall. 
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Price: 38.00


Brass Keyhole Cover KC459



Brass Keyhole Cover, 2 available KC458
Brass Keyhole Cover, 2 available KC458
Original, quality late 19th century shaped brass keyhole surround with a shaped cast brass swinging cover. The backplate has two countersunk screw holes for mounting. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 2.25" x 0.75". Keyhole 1" tall. Price is for each. 
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Price: 38.00


Pink Brass Keyhole Cover KC457
Original, quality post-war circular pink brass keyhole surround with a swinging cover. The backplate has two countersunk screw holes for mounting and a plain keyhole. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 1.5" tall and 1.25" wide and keyhole 0.75". 
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Price: 23.00


Pink Brass Keyhole Cover KC457



Chubb Brass Keyhole Cover KC456
Chubb Brass Keyhole Cover KC456
Original, quality post-war circular pink brass keyhole surround with a swinging cover impressed "Chubb". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 1.25" diam and keyhole 5/8" long. 
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Price: 34.00


Ribbed Brass Keyhole Cover KC455
Original, quality late 19th century brass keyhole surround with a cast brass shaped and ribbed swinging cover. The backplate has three countersunk screw holes for mounting and a good sized keyhole. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 2.25" x 1". Keyhole 1" tall. 
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Price: 45.00


Ribbed Brass Keyhole Cover KC455



Ribbed Brass Keyhole Cover KC454
Ribbed Brass Keyhole Cover KC454
Original, quality 1920's circular shaped cast brass keyhole surround with a ribbed brass swinging cover. The backplate has two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Backplate 1.5" tall x 1.25". Keyhole 0.75". 
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Price: 38.00


Ribbed Brass Keyhole Covers, 4 matching available KC452
Original, quality 1920's brass keyhole surround with a good sized keyhole and an oval shaped ribbed brass swinging cover. The backplate has two screw holes for mounting and the cover has one. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Backplate 2" x 1 1/8". Keyhole 1 1/8". Price is for each. 
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Price: 38.00


Ribbed Brass Keyhole Covers, 4 matching available KC452



Cased Unused Bread Knife and Bread Fork BK43
Cased Unused Bread Knife and Bread Fork BK43
Original, quality 1920's unused stainless bread knife and three tined bread fork in the original fitted box with a hinged lid and catches. The knife is acid etched for the manufacturer "Geo. Wostenholm & Sons, Sheffield" and "Firth Stainless", has a nickel ferrule, an ivorine handle and the fork is stamped to the reverse "EPNS" for electro plated nickel silver. The lining to the lid interior is a little stained and rubbed but, otherwise is complete and in mint condition. Box 16" x 5" x 1.75". Knife 12.5" long.  
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Price: 156.00


Pair of Decorated Brass Door Handles DH769
Original, quality pair of late 19th century very decorative cast brass door handles, with a threaded standard square bar and grub screw adjustment system to fit both mortice and rim locks and latches. Replacement circular plain brass backplates have been made to suit. This super pair have curled under acanthus leaf forms radiating outwards from the central flower head. Each backplate has two concealed countersunk screw holes for mounting. Complete and in good and working order. Backplate 2.25", knob 2.25" and 2" front to back. 
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Price: 450.00


Pair of Decorated Brass Door Handles DH769



Mounted Ostrich Foot T221
Mounted Ostrich Foot T221
Original, quality 1920's taxidermy Ostrich foot mounted on an oval lightwood plinth. This super example has a circular light wood tray mounted to the top, perhaps for a smoker's tray or drinks. An Ostrich's foot for sure but it does resemble that of a dinosaur. Complete and in good order. 7.5" tall and plinth 11" x 7.5". 
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Price: 230.00


1lb Bronze Weight W307
Original, quality early 19th century bell shaped bronze shop counter weight in the original unpolished patina finish. This example is of the 1lb size and has several faint customs stamps and is complete and in good order. 4" tall x 2 3/8" widest.  
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Price: 56.00


1lb Bronze Weight W307



Rosewood Gavel G7
Rosewood Gavel G7
Original, quality 1920's auctioneer's /chairman's gavel of unusual shape, turned in rosewood. Super grain detail, super condition and complete and in good and working order. Total length 7.5" and head 3.5" x 2". 
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Price: 115.00


Enamel Lift Plate S296
Original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped enamel sign with black text on white background detailing "Load not to exceed 15 cwts". This very clean example has four screw holes for mounting and three small areas of chips to the enamel at the edges. Otherwise all is complete and in good order. 
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Price: 65.00


Enamel Lift Plate S296



6 Drawer Oak Filing Cabinet F317
6 Drawer Oak Filing Cabinet F317
Original, quality circa 1900, six drawer oak filing cabinet. Each drawer interior measures 6.5" tall x 8.25" wide and 14" front to back and all are fitted with brass label frames with pull handles. The main body has two stacking sections which fit onto the base unit (see picture) and all is in superb condition. Complete and in good and working order. 33.5" tall x 30.5" widest and 16.75" front to back at top. 
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Price: 650.00


Pair of Brass Propeller Candlesticks CS194
Original, quality pair of post-war cast brass boat propeller blades fitted with a pair of cast brass candle holders made to suit. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 2.5" tall and 5" diam. 
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Brass Propeller Candlesticks CS194

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