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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...

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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....

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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...

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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.

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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...

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Vintage Scarlet Hexagon Lamp Shade

Ref: 2530


Approx. 6.5in (16.5cm) tall by 6.75in (17cm) wide. In bright red plastic. The diamond pattern is raised up with slightly textured plastic squares. Gives a lovely warm glow; great for a entrance....

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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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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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