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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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Vintage Buttonhole Scissors

Ref: 2475


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

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1 Way Vintage Bakelite & Ceramic Light Switch

Ref: 2419


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

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Copper Door Sign 'Chairmen'

Ref: 2414


Vintage copper door sign with 'Chairmen' in white. 7.5'' long by 2'' (19cm by 5cm) & surprisingly weighty (the copper is 3mm thick). 2 recessed screw holes for mounting. We've left this unpolished, bu...

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Copper Door Sign 'VICE PRESIDENTS'

Ref: 2413


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 probably gently scrape off the white ...

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Vintage Toby Ale Cardboard Adverts

Ref: 2412


Toby Ale 'a whale of an Ale' cardboard advert. We have around ten of these, which came from an old shop. Unused & wrapped in paper for who knows how long. In excellent unused condition with a foldout ...

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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...

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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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Vintage Spotty Atomic Vase

Ref: 2299


It's a small matt black vase with raised blobs of yellow, red and white paint. Some colour is missing on the blobs, but it still has a certain style. Small crack in top, please see pictures. Approxima...

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Siscolin Distemper Paint Advert

Ref: 2287


An original vintage cardboard shop advert showing the attractive colours of distemper paint available from cream to green & many colours in-between. Approximately 18'' (46cm) tall by 14'' (36c...

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Red Tulip Lightshade

Ref: 2286


A large plastic pendant red tulip-shaped lamp shade circa 1970s? It looks very much like an illustration from a 70s children's book to me. Approximately 9.5'' (24cm) tall by 12.5'' (32cm) wide...

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