Pair of Art Nouveau Porch Brackets B133 Original, quality pair of late 19th century substantial cast iron porch brackets with a serious Art Nouveau design of seed pods on stems. Each bracket is embossed for the manufacturer "Parnall & Sons Ltd" and each backplate has four countersunk screw holes for mounting. Some good repairs, old flakey paint and surface rust otherwise complete and in good order, a super pair of brackets.
18" tall x 36" x 2.25" widest.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £485.00 Halls Patent Letter Balance PS65 Original, quality sheet brass letter balance in the original matt gilt finish, calibrated with the postal rates for the years 1865 to 1871 and the original green leather covered hinged case. This example was designed by NR Hall in 1863 and is impressed "Hall's Patent" and stamped "Parnell London" for the manufacturer. The case is rather thin at the leather hinge but otherwise in super condition with the underside impressed for the retailer "Asprey 156 Bond Street and 22 Albemarle Street", apart from the weakness of the hinge all is complete and in good and working order.
Case 5" x 2.75" x 0.5".
Scale 4.75" x 2.125".
Click on the photo for larger and other views. Price: £115.00 Parnall & Sons Scales and Weights S292 Original, quality set of late 19th century cast iron grocers' / butchers' shop counter scale in the original paintwork. The ceramic slab, brass pan for the weights, the arms and base of the scale are all marked for the scale maker and shopfitting supplier "Parnall & Sons Ltd of Bristol". The stack of weights included, with the cast iron ones being embossed again for 'Parnall & Sons'. Some staining to the ceramic slab but all is complete and in good and working order otherwise.
17" x 7.5" x 8" tall to tip of point.
Scale slab 7" diam.
Brass pan 6" diam.
Weights 3.5" x 3.75" tall.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £135.00 2lb Parnall Brass Weight W351 Original, quality late 19th century cast brass 2lb grocers' / butchers' shop counter weight. This example is impressed "2 Pounds" to the top and for the manufacturer "Parnall & Sons Ltd Bristol" and the underside has the registration number for the year 1890. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.
Base 2.5" diam.
Click on photo for larger and other view. Price: £65.00 Parnall 1lb Brass Weight W274 Original, quality late 19th century brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This example is impressed "1lb" to the top, Parnall & Son of Bristol" to the base of the grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.
3.5" tall and 2" widest.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £16.00