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Copper Gents Shaving Mug SB54
Copper Gents Shaving Mug SB54
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's all copper Gents shaving mug in the design more commonly associated with ceramic designs. This unusual example has the lower section for the hot water and the upper for the tablet of shaving soap. Most of the original internal tinning and the handle to the rear. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4.5" tall x 3.75" wide.

6.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00


Shaving Brush SB50
Original, quality 1920's / 30's gents shaving brush with probably badger hair bristles and a turned boxwood grip. Complete and in good and working order.

Total 4" tall x 1" diam.

 
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Price: 38.00


Shaving Brush SB50



Badger Hair Shaving Brush SB49
Badger Hair Shaving Brush SB49
Original, quality 1920's / 30's gents shaving brush with a composition handle and badger hair bristles. Complete and in good and working order.

Total 3.75" tall x 1.25" diam.

 
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Price: 38.00


Travelling Shaving Mug SB48
Original, quality late 19th century Sheffield plated, campaign type, shaving Etna with a hinged lid to the base to conceal the spirit container and a hinged top lid to reveal the foldout side handle. This item has been later engraved to the top of the lid as a presentation, detailing "Military Police Sports, Wiesbaden 1926". Not sure how it is heated although a container for the meths spirit is included in the base. What is here, is all in good order and the silver plating is in exceptional condition apart from the rubbing around the engraved detail, obviously from cleaning it ofen. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and generally in very good order but possibly not complete.

5.75" tall x 3.5" diam.

 
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Price: 156.00


Travelling Shaving Mug SB48



Aluminium Gents Shaving Brush SB47
Aluminium Gents Shaving Brush SB47
Original, quality 1920's aluminium bodied gent's shaving brush with a shaped grip and probably badger hair bristles. I'm not sure it would be suitable for use but a great looker and complete.

3.5" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 34.00


Torquay Shaving Mug SB45
Original quality 1920's white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug with a pearl coloured lustre finish and a cameo scene entitled "Garden, Rock Walk and Vane Hill Torquay". The underside is stamped "Foreign" and all is complete and in good and working order.

4" tall x 4" wide.

6.5" front to back including handle.

 
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Price: 23.00


Torquay Shaving Mug SB45



Shaving Brush SB44
Shaving Brush SB44
Original, quality circa 1900, gentleman's shaving brush with badger hair bristles and a turned bone handgrip. Two short hairline cracks to the handle, otherwise complete and in good order.

3.75" tall x 1" diam.

 
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Price: 45.00


Dundee Shaving Mug SB32
Original, quality, white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, circa 1900, with gilt detail to one side 'A Present from Dundee' and 'Made in Germany' to the underside. Complete and in good order.

4" high x 5.5" x 3.25".

 
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Price: 12.00


Dundee Shaving Mug SB32



Perth Shaving Mug SB29
Perth Shaving Mug SB29
Original, quality, white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, circa 1900, with gilt detail to one side 'A Present from Perth' and 'Made in Germany' to the underside. Complete and in good order.

4" high x 6" x 3".

 
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Price: 12.00


Llandudno Shaving Mug SB28
Original, quality, white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, circa 1900, with gilt detail to one side 'A Present from Llandudno' and 'Made in Germany' to the underside. Complete and in good order.

4" high x 5.5" x 3".

 
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Price: 12.00


Llandudno Shaving Mug SB28



Stirling Shaving Mug SB27
Stirling Shaving Mug SB27
Original, quality, white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, circa 1900, with gilt detail to one side 'A Present From Stirling' and 'Made in Germany' to the underside. Complete and in good order.

4" high x 6" x 3".

 
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Price: 12.00


Newcastle Shaving Mug SB26
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, detailed to one side in gilt 'A Present from Newcastle-On-Tyne'. Complete and in good order.

3.25" high x 5.25" x 3.25".

 
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Price: 12.00


Newcastle Shaving Mug SB26



Carlisle Shaving Mug SB25
Carlisle Shaving Mug SB25
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, with a coloured coat of arms and 'City of Carlisle' to one side. Complete and in good order.

4" high x 6" x 3".

 
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Price: 12.00


Ceramic Shaving Mug SB22
Original, quality, white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, circa 1900/20's, decorated with a green decoration with red roses to the upper section. Complete and in good order.

3.5" high x 6" x 3.5".

 
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Price: 12.00


Ceramic Shaving Mug SB22



Skegness Shaving Mug SB21
Skegness Shaving Mug SB21
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic gentleman's shaving mug, with a blue band to the top and the coat of arms for Skegness to one side, Also printed to the underside 'Foreign'. Complete and in good order.

4" high x 5.5" x 3".

 
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Price: 12.00


R. Timmins Curling Tongs SB6
Original, quality, 18th or early 19th century, blacksmith wrought, hair curling tongs. Stamped for the maker R. Timmins & Sons. Complete and in good order.

11" long x 1 7/8" widest x 0.5" deep.

 
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Price: 56.00


R. Timmins Curling Tongs SB6

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