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Oddities we have

Oddities we have

We regularly come across amazing stuff which is just plain odd, but exactly the kind of oddness you need in your life. Unfortunately our homes are now filled to the brim with offbeat quirk, so our loss is your gain. It really is quite impossible to describe the kind of thing likely to turn up here, so please browse below to find that oddly essential something that you didn't even know existed.

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Bakelite MK Double Socket Outlet Switched 13 amp

Ref: 2536


Original, vintage and unused double Bakelite socket, still with the original screws attached for fitting. These have been sitting, waiting patiently to be used for who knows how long, in a box in a ga...

Large Square Bakelite Light Switch

Ref: 2535


Original vintage Bakelite switch with concealed ceramic base. Approx. 2 7/8in (7.3cm) square, height including knob approx. 2.5in (6.5cm). Very much in the Art Deco style....

Jelly Mould Light Switch

Ref: 2534


Vintage ceramic and brass dolly light switch. Ceramic base approx. 2.5in (6.5cm) in diameter, full height including the knob approx. 2.3in (6cm). In fully working condition, probably because there's v...

Ceramic and Brass Crabtree Light Switch

Ref: 2533


1 Way Vintage Ceramic & Brass Light Switch Approx. 2.25’’ (5.7cm) in diameter and 4.5cm deep. White vitreous ceramic & brass 1-way light switch made in England by Crabtree.

Small Vintage Picture Frames

Ref: 2531


The shape of these is somewhat house-like to my mind. These have a nifty opening system as you can see in the picture & are 7in (18cm) by 4.8in (12.5cm). Small but pleasing & all come with their origi...

A Pair of Brass Bears

Ref: 2478


Two matching brass bears on stands.. Each bear is just over 6'' (15cm) tall (approx. 7.5'' (19cm) with stand). These look like they might have been used for lamp stands; there's a hole in their heads ...

Butterfly Wing Picture

Ref: 2477


Long before Damien Hurst, they were making these. Very popular in the 20/30's & with the Edwardians. This one still shows lovely iridescence in shades of blue. Featuring a lady, a sedan chair and two ...

Measuring Tape

Ref: 2476


Vintage 25ft measuring tape with winder. The tape is fabric and marked in inches. Nice reddish case with brass. The case approximately 2.5'' in diameter and it's in good working order. ...

Vintage Buttonhole Scissors

Ref: 2475


A lovely little pair of scissors designed for making buttonholes. Approximately 4'' (10cm) long. Good vintage condition....

Pair of Original Green Art Nouveau Tiles

Ref: 2441


Lovely deep green tiles with a raised design of stylised tulips. Approximately 6'' (15.5cm) square. Some crackling etc to the glazing, but generally in good antique condition. Please see pictures....

Copper Door Sign **RESERVED FOR CUSTOMER**

Ref: 2413


**RESERVED FOR CUSTOMER** Vintage copper door sign with 'VICE PRESIDENTS' in white, but some green showing through. (The writing is recessed & the green paint is under the white, you could prob...

Blue and White Willow Pattern Style Vintage Blanket

Ref: 2401


We've not seen a blanket quite like this before. Similar to the design of Willow Pattern tiles in a classy blue & white combination. Double bed sized at approximately 75'' by 93'' ( 190cm by 236cm). F...

Vintage Wool Blanket

Ref: 2356


Vintage wool blanket in red, blue black & green. Geometric design with stylised flowers. A bit bobbly & worn as you might expect for its age, but it'll keep you cosy none the less. Double bed sized at...

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