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JANUARY SALE 18th Jan @ 7.30pm

All stock reduced in price from all categories, plus lots of new items added priced to clear.

Come take a look in the 'JANUARY SALE' category and find a bargain.
A genuine sale offered only once a year as a thank you to all my customers for their patronage throughout the year, but all are welcome.

Listing starts at 7.30pm Friday 18th January.
You wont fail to spot a bargain!!!!

Code: 24319Price: On Request

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Superb Vintage Bronze Viking Ship – Edward Aagaard Denmark

This excellent bronze Viking ship was hand made by Edward Aagaard for the Copenhagen iron works in Denmark and is marked accordingly on the side of the rudder and also along the hull of the ship, Aagaard was working for this company from the 1950’s to 60’s. It has been very well constructed with individual shields along the side and a copper sail with the image of a bird and comes with a purpose made wooden base. The condition is very good, the only issue I can find is the placing of the shields, they were originally held on a twisted wire, this must have broken and been replaced with a strong fishing wire, it has dulled with age and could do with a good clean, it measures 16 inches long and stands 15.5 high on its base, it is also heavy so please note the shipping will be £8.95.

Code: 24291Price: 85.00 GBP

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Detailed Model of the FLYING SCOTSMAN Steam Train.

This is a nicely detailed model, which comes in excellent condition and measures 12 inches long.
The first Special Scotch Express ran in 1862, with simultaneous departures at 10:00 from the GNR's London King's Cross and the NBR's Edinburgh Waverley. The original journey took 10 1⁄2 hours, including a half-hour stop at York for lunch; however, increasing competition and improvements in railway technology saw this time reduced to 8 1⁄2 hours by the time of the Race to the North in 1888.
From 1896, the train was modernised, introducing such features as corridors between carriages, heating, and dining cars. As passengers could now take luncheon on the train, the York stop was reduced to 15 minutes, but the end-to-end journey time remained 8 1⁄2 hours. Like the earlier carriages built for the service, this rolling stock was jointly owned by the three operating companies, and formed part of the pool known as the East Coast Joint Stock.
In 1923, the railways of Britain were grouped into the Big Four. Consequently, all three members of the East Coast Joint Stock became part of the newly formed London & North Eastern Railway (LNER).
It was the LNER which, in 1924, officially renamed the 10:00 Special Scotch Express linking Edinburgh and London in both directions as the Flying Scotsman, its unofficial name since the 1870s. To further publicise the train, a recently built A1 Class locomotive was named after the service, and put on display at the 1924 British Empire Exhibition.

Code: 24287Price: 12.00 GBP

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Detailed Model of the MALLARD Steam Train
A detailed model of the famous steam train the Mallard. It comes in excellent condition and measures 12 inches long.

Built in March 1938, Mallard is part of the A4 class of locomotive designed by Sir Nigel Gresley when he was Chief Engineer at the LNER. Its innovative streamlined wedge-shaped design bore no resemblance to the preceeding A3 class (of which Flying Scotsman was an example) and was very much a product of 1930s Britain. At this time speed was seen as the ultimate symbol of modernity. The A4 class, aesthetically an example of art deco styling, cut the journey time from London King’s Cross to Newcastle to just four hours.
Until the morning of 3 July 1938, the recently built Mallard appeared to be just another member of the LNER’s express locomotive. However, Gresley and his team had been working hard to implement changes with a view to not only beat the (then) British steam record of 114 mph held by the LMS, but also the world record held by Germany’s DRG’s Class 5 locomotive—which had achieved 124.5 mph in 1936. Gresley chose experienced Joe Duddington as Mallard’s driver, alongside fireman Thomas Bray. The rest of the crew and technical team were only told the true purpose of the run after the train’s northbound run from Wood Green, North London.
Racing down Stoke Bank, the dynamometer car behind Mallard recorded 120 mph, which saw off the LMS’s record. However, there was a small window before the crew needed to slow down for the Essendine curves, so they accelerated even more. For a quarter of a mile, the dynamometer car confirmed the train was travelling at 126 mph. Now the German record was also beaten. It was claimed the train rocked so violently that dining car crockery smashed, and red-hot, bullet-like cinders from the locomotive broke windows at Little Bytham. The force exerted by the brakes being applied caused Mallard’s big end bearing to run hot, and a slow run to Peterborough was needed to prevent Mallard from being written off.
Driver Duddington and fireman Bray received a hero’s welcome in London. But of course they were soon back on the footplate for another ordinary day at work.

Code: 24286Price: 12.00 GBP

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Unusual Vintage Cased DOG Measuring Kit – Lufkin Rule Co USA

This intriguing measuring kit dates from the 1920’s -30’s it is made from chromed metal and housed in a wood box, it was made by the Lufkin rule company of Saginaw Michigan, below is a brief history for the company. It has been suggested that this is a height measure for dogs and it was used at breed shows to measure the standard height of a breed, in this case breeds up to sixteen inches at the top of the shoulder. It is a very well made instrument, the central arm moves up or down and a steel rule measures the height of something. All pieces are present in the box and under one of the round feet is an old piece of paper that has an American connection. The condition is very good, the box shows signs of age and complete it is quite heavy, the box measures 19.5 inches long.
The company was founded by Edward Taylor Lufkin, an American Civil War veteran of the Sixtieth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry in Cleveland, Ohio 1869 and was originally named E.T. Lufkin Board and Log Rule Manufacturing Company. Its Canada-based plant was in Barrie, Ontario.

Code: 24283Price: 45.00 GBP

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4x Edward VII Kings Medals

Three, The Kings Medal, Edward VII, awarded to; 1906 & 1908 C Nouce and 1907 A Baxter, 1907 C Wellham. Two are in white metal and two, the 1907 and 1908 is in brass. all are in good condition the 1906 and 07 is missing its suspender bar.

Code: 24280Price: 12.00 GBP

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Good Sized Edwardian Silver Vesta – Birmingham 1902

This is a larger sized fully hallmarked silver vesta, it carries the marks for Birmingham 1902 and has the makers mark of T.H, the body is decorated all over with a foliate design, the centre is engraved with RHL in period script. It comes in very good condition with just a few dings here and there, it measures just under 2.25 inches long.

Code: 24279Price: 40.00 GBP

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Decorative Edwardian Silver Vesta – Birmingham 1908

A smaller sized silver vesta fully hallmarked for Birmingham 1908 and having the makers mark of WHH, it comes in good condition but has a number of dents across the body, it measures just under 1.75 inches long.

Code: 24278Price: 32.00 GBP

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3 x Edwardian Berkshire School Medals to Girls.

Three very attractive solid bronze school medals awarded by the Berkshire education committee. They are named to; Winnie Stanley, Emily Jones, and Dorothy Bedwell. All are in good condition buy they vary in the amount of patination, one still retains its original lustre. They measure 1.5 inches in diameter.

Code: 24273Price: 6.00 GBP

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1920’s Leather Driving Helmet.

A 1920’s car or motorcycle driving helmet, it is made of a very good quality soft leather and lined with light wool. It still retains its original chin strap and comes in excellent original condition. wear it or display it with a pair of goggles, it will just look great. It will fit up to around a size 7.

Code: 24272Price: 45.00 GBP

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