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Stone Sink with Damage SS100
Stone Sink with Damage SS100
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century rectangular shaped stone sink of good proportions and colour and with a covering of lichen to the outside. One corner has broken away in one piece and one opposite corner has a short hairline crack. A good looking sink otherwise. Exterior 28" x 18" x 9" tall. Interior 23.5" x 13.5" and 5.5" deep. 
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Price: 150.00


Deep Stone 'D' Shaped Sink SS99
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century deep 'D' shaped stone sink. This good example has a good colour and covering of lichen to the outside and appears not to have a drain hole, but one can be drilled on request. Complete and in good order. Exterior 22" x 23" front to back and 13.5" tall. Interior 18" wide x 19" front to back and 10" deep. 
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Price: 450.00


Deep Stone 'D' Shaped Sink SS99



Large Deep 'D' Shaped Stone Trough SS98
Large Deep 'D' Shaped Stone Trough SS98
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century deep stone trough with two holes drilled for drainage and a 'D' shape to one end . the squared end has a short crack to the corner that does not reach the floor. All has a good colour and covering of lichen to the outside and is complete and in good order, apart from the short crack. 
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Price: 850.00


Large Deep Stone Trough SS97
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century deep stone trough with two drain holes, one to each end. This good example has two squared corners and two curved and a good colour and covering of lichen to the outside. Complete and in good order. Exterior 43.5" x 25.5" x 12.5" tall. Interior 39" x 21" x 8" deep. 
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Price: 850.00


Large Deep Stone Trough SS97



Anvil A18
Anvil A18
Original, quality pre-war 1.5 cwt size Blacksmith Anvil of the standard design with a rectangular shaped flat working bed to the top a pointed nose to the other end, a spread of four feet to the floor and also a circular hole and a square one both for inserting bending and cutting tools. A good working Anvil. Complete and in good order. 24" long, 11" tall and 14.5" x 4.5" bed. Base 10.5" x 10". 
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Price: 230.00


Frys Advertising Mirror M171
Original, quality 1920's frys advertising mirror in the original frame. The ply backboard has been replaced with another similar for the original was wormy. This super mirror is detailed "Frys Chocolate by appointment, Makers to T.M. the King & Queen" (being King George V) and "Makers to H.M. Queen Alexandra." This also has the Royal Coat of Arms in colour to the centre and "300 gold medals and c". Some very minor blemishes to the edges of the mirror, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. 
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Price: 700.00


Frys Advertising Mirror M171



Pair of Galvanised 'D' Shaped Planters G15
Pair of Galvanised 'D' Shaped Planters G15
Original, quality pair of 1920's 'D' shaped galvanised water tanks drilled for drainage for use as planters. This good sturdy pair have rolled over top and base trims and are in good and usable condition as planters. Exterior 9" tall x 21.5" wide at the back and 12.5" front to back. 
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Price: 185.00


Holophane Lamp Shade S401
Original, quality multifaceted pressed clear glass light shade. This shade has been fitted with a replacement, lacquered brass shade holder to fit a standard, modern, UK electric bulb holder. Manufactured by "Holophane" and embossed beneath the top collar "Patented 1909". Complete and in good order. 4.5" tall including holder and 5.5" widest. 
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Price: 85.00


Holophane Lamp Shade S401



Marbled Glass Lamp Shade S400
Marbled Glass Lamp Shade S400
Original, quality 1920's / 1930's six sided marble flecked glass lamp shade, to fit a standard, modern, UK electric bulb holder. This example has coloured scenes of Chinese or Japanese people to each panel. Complete and in good order. 6" tall and 6.5" widest. 
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Price: 38.00


Large Wedgwood Oval Platter P94
Original, quality late 19th century cream coloured oval shaped meat platter with a floral decoration around the outer edge and a shaped recessed gravy well to the floor. The underside is impressed for the manufacturer Wedgwood and is complete and in good order with no chips, or blemishes. 21.5" x 17.5" x 2.75". 
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Price: 156.00


Large Wedgwood Oval Platter P94



Bristol Blue Hyacinth Bulb Vase BV39
Bristol Blue Hyacinth Bulb Vase BV39
Original, quality freeblown Bristol blue coloured glass hyacinth bulb vase of the waisted form, showing good wear to the underside. Complete and in good order. 5.75" tall and widest 4.75". 
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Price: 45.00


Pair of Yew Wood Book Ends BS10
Original, quality pair of pre-war bookends fashioned from cross sections of a yew tree branch mounted on slabs of beech and fitted with an ivorine plaque detailing "from the Yew Tree Stoke Poges Church". Complete and in good order. Bases 4" x 4" each. Total 4.75" tall. 
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Yew Wood Book Ends BS10



Torbay Cine Club Trophy P15
Torbay Cine Club Trophy P15
Original, quality 1920's nickel plated on Brittania metal trophy cup on a plinth. This example has engraved decoration all round in the form of swags and acanthus leaves, to the front an oval panel "Torbay amateur Cine Club". Complete and in good order. 11" tall including plinth, top 4" diam and base 4.5". 
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Price: 115.00


Hong Kong Police Truncheon PT185
Original, quality police truncheon issued to the Hong Kong Police in 1996. This item in the untouched lacquered condition is rather later than my normal dateline for stock but it seemed rather special with the applied badge with our current Queen's Crown. Complete and in good order. 14.5" x 1.25". 
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Price: 115.00


Hong Kong Police Truncheon PT185



Glass Fly Trap T114
Glass Fly Trap T114
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's freeblown clear glass fly trap with an inverted funnel, an applied top collar to the neck, three feet to the base and the original top glass stopper. These were baited with a sweet liquid to the inside to attract flies and wasps and used in the kitchen mainly. The insects became intoxicated and drowned in the liquid. Complete and in good and working order. 7" tall including stopper x 5" widest. 
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Price: 75.00


Glass Fly Trap T113
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's freeblown clear glass fly trap with an inverted funnel, an applied top collar to the neck and three feet to the base. These were baited with a sweet liquid to the inside to attract flies and wasps and used in the kitchen mainly. The insects became intoxicated and drowned in the liquid. Complete and in good and working order. 7" tall and 5.5" widest.  
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Price: 65.00


Glass Fly Trap T113



Glass Minnow Trap T112
Glass Minnow Trap T112
Original, quality late 19th century freeblown glass minnow trap. These were used in fresh water to trap minnows and other small fish, to be used for live bait to catch pike or perch. This example has a deep hole to the base and a good applied top collar to the neck. Complete and in good and working order. 12" x 5" base diam. 
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Price: 85.00


Half Gallon Bentwood Pulse Measure M242
Original, quality circa 1900 corn chandlers half gallon bentwood pulse measure for pulses ( dried beans and peas ). The inside and front are branded "ER" and half gallon beneath a crown for the Reign of King Edward VII. The brand is strategically placed to ensure the measures are not cut down to give short measure. No worm holes or other damage and complete and in good order. 6" tall and 6" diam. 
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Price: 56.00


Half Gallon Bentwood Pulse Measure M242



Quart Bentwood Pulse Measure M241
Quart Bentwood Pulse Measure M241
Original, quality late 19th century corn chandlers bentwood one Quart measure for pulses ( dried beans and peas etc. ). The top inside and the front are branded "VR 27" and "1 Quart" beneath a crown and these brands are strategically positioned to stop the measure being cut down and used giving short measure. Two or three old minor worm holes now treated, otherwise complete and in good order. 5" tall and 4.75" diameter. 
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Price: 45.00


Black Ceramic Door Pull Knob DP530
Original, quality late 19th century black ceramic door pull knob with a threaded steel bar, nut and washer. No chips or damage and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 3" diam, knob front to back 3" and bar 3.5" long. 
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Price: 75.00


Black Ceramic Door Pull Knob DP530



Large Glazed Stoneware Mixing Bowl MB5
Large Glazed Stoneware Mixing Bowl MB5
Original, quality large late 19th century glazed stoneware mixing bowl with a beaded embossed band, an impressed '6' for the size and "Price of Bristol" for the maker. A most unusual mixing bowl the first we have seen. Complete and in good and working order. 14.75" top diam and 6.75" tall. 
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Price: 135.00


Betterwear Advert Ashtray A61
Original, quality pressed tin square ashtray with four corner cigarette rests and embossed details to the centre of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to commemorate the coronation in 1937 and around the rim for "Betterwear Mops, Polishes & Brushes". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 4" x 4" x 0.25" front to back. 
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Price: 56.00


Betterwear Advert Ashtray A61



Frys Aluminium Commemorative Tin T82
Frys Aluminium Commemorative Tin T82
Original, quality square pressed aluminium tin with a hinged lid embossed in a raised form detailing "200 years of Excellence", "1728 & 1928" and "J.S Fry & Sons Ltd". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 4.5" x 4.5" and 2".  
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Price: 65.00


Etched Glass Lamp Shade S399
Original, quality late 19th century clear glass gas lamp shade. With the original aluminium gas shade holder drilled out to fit a standard, modern, electric bulb holder. This example has a wavy outer rim and an etched design of garlands all around. Will also fit old 3.5" gas gallery, if required. The shade holder is impressed "Bray No 790" and all is complete and in good and working order. 6" tall including holder and 5.5" widest. 
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Price: 45.00


Etched Glass Lamp Shade S399

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