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Original Brass Sash Rings

Ref: 3467


Original brass window rings with a shaped backplate. Approximately 2 3/4in (7cm) in length. This listing is for a pair of rings....

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Brass Name Plate Frame

Ref: 3464


Original brass name plate frame. This would have been screwed onto a door or similar with your card slipped underneath. Outer dimensions, including screw holes approximately 8.6cm by 4.1cm, inner 6.5c...

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Small Coppery Coloured Brass Frame

Ref: 3463


Brass frame originally from the end of a pew. This would be screwed onto the pew and you could slip your name / company card into it to designate your personal pew. Outer dimensions approximately 10cm...

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Vintage Hair Clippers

Ref: 3462


Missing your usual barber / hairdresser's methods of grooming? Here we have the GAS solution. A set of vintage Espiral Elcoro hair clippers made in Spain. Approximately 6" (15.5cm) in length. The ch...

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Oval Tulip Bakelite Handles

Ref: 3461


"Original oval knobs with circular collars. Knobs are approximately 6cm tall and collars are 5.6cm in diameter. This listing is for one pair....

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Antique Rose Brass Sash Lift

Ref: 3460


Sash window handles with simply shaped backplates. Approximately 4 3/8in (11cm) long with a projection of 1 1/4in (3cm). This is for one handle and we have 2 available....

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Vintage White Lucite Curvy Pull Handles

Ref: 3459


Pearlised Lucite pull bars in an elongated S - shape. Made in England, according to their chrome feet, probably late 60s. Approx. 8.5in (16.5cm) long 1.5in (4cm) tall including feet. Chrome feet appro...

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Original Chrome Lever Handles

Ref: 3458


Chrome lever handles with angular backplates. Backplates are approximately 7 1/4in (18.5cm) long by 2 1/4in (5.4cm) wide. There are a few minor scratches as you can see on the pictures, but still with...

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Mid Century Bakelite Toilet Sign

Ref: 3457


A mid 20th century vintage bakelite sign. ‘Toilet’ is etched into chocolate brown bakelite with the lettering in off white. Approximately 3 3/4in (9.5cm) by 1 5/8in (4cm) with bevelled edges and c...

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MacNaughton & Watson Faraday Motor Plate

Ref: 3453


MacNaughton & Watson brass machine plate proudly naming their Faraday Motor. Approx. 7.1cm by 4.5cm. These have been left unpolished, but you could make the name shine if desired. The company of elec...

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MacNaughton & Watson Brass Machine Plate

Ref: 3450


MacNaughton & Watson brass machine plate 'This electric motor is the property of MacNaughton & Watson Glasgow'. Approx. 7.1cm by 4.5cm. The company was active from the late 1800s and based in the Gall...

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Brass Machine Sign

Ref: 3449


Brass machine plate warning 'KEEP FINGERS AWAY FROM HOLES '. Size approx. 9.6cm by 4.8cm. This came from MacNaughton & Watson, Glasgow who were electrical engineers. Unsure of the exact date of this -...

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Original Victorian White Ceramic Handles With Gold Detail

Ref: 3447


Really far too old to go in this section, but we don’t tend to have many older (complete) examples of ceramic handles. Good heavy ceramic handles with faded gold grandeur. One has a chip to the base...

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Fancy White Ceramic Shutter Knobs with Gold Decoration

Ref: 3446


A pair of fancy shutter knobs in white and gold in lovely condition. Strangely, these are not quite a pair, one is slightly bigger than the other. However they came together so they’ll go together. ...

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Original Cast Iron Hat and Coat Hooks with Acorn Tops

Ref: 3444


Good sized cast iron hat and coat hooks with classic acorn tops. Full length is approximately 16cm and the top hook protrudes around 10cm. These have been stripped and are ready to repaint if desired....

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Original Single Bun Handles With Brass Collars

Ref: 3438


Antique bun handles with brass collars. The knobs are approximately 2 1/4in (5.8cm) tall, the collars are 2 1/4in (5.8cm) in diameter. This listing is for a single handle. These come in a variety of s...

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Original Honey Coloured Bun Handles With Brass Collars

Ref: 3437


Antique bun handles with brass collars. The knobs are approximately 2 1/4in (5.8cm) tall, the collars are 2 1/4in (5.8cm) in diameter. This listing is for one pair....

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Original Cylinder Shaped Handles with Brass Collars

Ref: 3436


The cylinder shaped knobs are approximately 2 3/8in (6.8cm) and the brass collars are 2 1/4 in (5.8cm) in diameter...

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Antique Handles With Finial Detail and Brass Collars

Ref: 3435


Bulb shaped knobs with finial detail and brass collars. The knobs are approximately 3in (7.6cm) tall, the collars are 2 1/4in (5.7cm) in diameter. This listing is for one pair....

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Original Globe Shaped Handles With Rose Brass Collars

Ref: 3434


Heavy globe shaped knobs with rose brass collars. These are in a lovely dark colour with a good close grain. The knobs are approximately 2 3/4in (7cm) tall, the collars are 2 3/8in (6cm) in diameter....

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Single Ebony Handle With Brass Collar

Ref: 3433


This is a match to ref: 2936. approximately 2 3/4in (7cm) tall and the collar is 2 1/4in (5.6cm) in diameter. ...

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Original Tulip Bun Handles With Brass Collars

Ref: 3432


Tulip shaped bun handles on top of round brass collars with line detail. The knobs have reeded and raised detail and are approximately 2 1/2in (6.5cm) tall, the collars are 2 1/8in (5.5cm) in diameter...

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Antique Tulip Domed Bun Handles With Brass Collars

Ref: 3431


Tulip shaped domed bun handles on top of round brass collars with line detail. The knobs have reeded and raised detail and are approximately 2 3/4in (7cm) tall, the collars are 2 1/4in (5.7cm) in diam...

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Antique Ebony Tulip Bun Handles With Brass Collars

Ref: 3430


Tulip shaped bun handles on top of round brass collars with line detail. The knobs have reeded and raised detail and are approximately 2 1/4in (6cm) tall, the collars are 2 1/8in (5.5cm) in diameter. ...

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Original Wooden Bulb Shaped Handles With Brass Collars

Ref: 3429


Bulb shaped knobs on top of brass collars with line detail. The knobs are approximately 2 5/8in (6.8cm) tall, the collars are 2.2in (5.6cm) in diameter. This listing is for one pair....

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