Unusual Things For Sale!
I have treasureed this beauty for over 40 years, now it's time to hand it over to it's next keeper to love it as I have. Age and health say I now have to downsize.
A trruly unique and original Victorian [Circa 1885], absolutely beautiful ornate cast iron stand-alone feature gas heater, rear-flued.
Made by a Mr Thomas Fletcher of Warrington.
His name is subtley cast into the very detailed ironwork front and rear.. It's provenance is irrefutable. Circa 41inches tall 34: wide 18: deep.
Ten floral original inlaid tiles set into three sides and the top that are all removeable.
This would 'dress' a room superbly. Every panel is designed to be admired including the rear.
This could be modernisd to work on gas or electricity or simplyused for display as it slowly proves itself to be a good investment needing no attention to preserve over the next decades to come.
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If you are looing for an utterly unique original beautiful piece of Victotiana you've found it.
Offers invited over £500
ABOVE AND BELOW. Top quality flags used for the 150th anniversary of London Underground in 2012. Various sizes from around single bed size to huge car dust cover size. Ideal Man-Cave or young enthusiasts bed cover or curtains etc. Some appear unused others not so. Any size £75 inc UK P&P
Below. A Car kettle in it’s original box, appears unused, everything is there except the lead however this would make an superb item to display on a kitchen shelf or shop window.
£35 inc UK &P
Below. I have no idea how I came by these... Thick solid brass arrows, 5 x 1” offers?
LEFT, SORRY, SOLD BUT LEFT ON FOR YOUR INTEREST. Unique gift for the vintage London Transport bus enthusiast? Radiator access roundel and number plate from a 1950s single deck RF bus nicely fronting a sturdy plywood compartment. Circa 27 x 10 x 11 inches.
As you can see the roundel opens for access maybe for socks or pants or anything to keep safe. The number plate section is not fixed to the box that could be used with the roundel facing upward. This will last a lifetime, you won't find another!
Below. Another one on my 'to-do' list! Public Footpath sign, circa 31 x 6" in very sound order made by the Royal Label Company complete with it's mounting bracket to suit a round pole. Of cast aluminium, double-sided, only needs a re-paint to look as new. Several decades old.
Above. Where it all began! Stephenson’s Rocket that won the Rainhill Trials in 1829. This mounted brass model has been enjoyed before and could be on your mantle piece for £48 inc UK P&P. Around 14” wide.
Above Dated 1955 this fascinating book shows the required standards of signs for L.T.E. Images taken in diffrent light conditions, in realiy th patina is constant. Realy informative reading over some 35 pages of drawings. Serious offers invited.
Below, three enamel Dutch Road signs, lovely condition 44 x 10”, 44 x 8” & 36 x 8” .Very asy to attach to a wall through the drilled corners. A rare glimpse of the sun is providing the streaks, nothing more.£195 each, all three £450 inc UK P&P
Enter RIGHT. 1940s original train indicator set in a new LED backlit frame. Stunning in the right setting and provides a gentle nightlight too. Supplied ready to hang and plug in. Although Piccadilly Line Train has sold others are available.
Enquiries and to view these to www.londonbusblinds.com
And now for something completely different! Obsolete police helmet and cap.
Left British Transport Police,
Right Metropolitan Police cap. If your playmate likes uniforms where better to start!
Bring your own truncheon...
£130 & £35
Below: Matching pair of framed tiles from Lichfield in excellent condition . I’d like to say that I modelled for the one on the left... alas I didn’t although it could have been me before I ate all of the pies... Each one is 14 x 9” approx and £18 + P&P in excellent condition or £28 the pair + P&P
London Airport was renamed Heahrow in 1966 that dates this delightful cruet set. These are around 4 inches tall and in lovely condition. £130 inc UK P&P. Can send worldwide
Below, Royal Air Force Association car badge & an R.N.L.I. MECHANIC hat band
Below: Cast brass plate from London Underground, nicely cleaned up, 1930s perhaps.. 10 x 2”
BEACON WAY, an original pressed aluminium road sign around 36 x 10” £180 inc UK P&P
EATON SQUARE, the London Home of the Crawley’s of Downton Abbey. Belgravia, about as upmarket as one can get. All genuine original signs, £850 inc delivery.
55 BROADWAY, home of London Transport!
HORSEFERRY ROAD, [Magisrates Court].
Over the years several celebrity cases have been heard alongside the bizarre, such as the case involving human body parts being stolen for the use in artwork, the laboratory technician who set himself up as a doctor in private practice and the finding of part of a mouse in a chocolate bar.
Celebrities from the world of television and the sporting world have appeared at Horseferry Road as both witnesses and defendants and is regularly seen in national news reports in newspapers and on television. £850 inc P&P
This page is under reconstrution, more to come, please bear with me.
Thanks so much Haydn – fantastic service! And a really unique item.
What a pleasure to do business with someone who has a real passion for what they’re selling, and top notch service on top.
I won’t hesitate to recommend you to others (having come to you myself from a recommendation from a previous customer too!)
All the best and thanks again Sam
BELOW, LONDON UNDERGROUND enamel sign in excellent condition, around 30 x 10” £490 inc UK P&P. Ideal ManCave gift!
RIGHT, Letters! 12 inches high, plastic, used but good. Art project? ManCave? Any good at anagrams?
I can see SLIM, SLIME, SINGING, SIGNING, GOING, LOGS, LOGIN, MILF, FOG, SNOG, FILLINGS, FLING, FLINGING, M & S, S & M, best leave it there...
BELOW . French enamel sign, good quality, from memory about 16 x 9 inches . £145 inc UK P&P
BELOW. Isle of Man Original POST OFFICE sign. About 16 x 20 inches. Of sturdy aluminium construction, double-sided with an inch return for fixing, some signs of use. £95 inc UK P&P
Left and right. An original bronze London Underground escalator emergency switch flag with new replacement inserts. Double-sided. Approximately 7 inches wide x 6 inches tall, simply slotted into a wooden base. £235 including UK delivery, no problem to send abroad.
Left. From a bus stop from the 1960s. Enamel. Circa 15 x 5 inches in excellent condition.
£185 including a very well packed fully insured UK delivery. No problem to send worldwide.
Wall's Hot Dogs. Of perspex circa 9 x 5 inches. From the 1960s. Translucent so could be backlit.