Antique Carved Coquilla Nut Pomander/ Pot Pourri
A pretty little piece, it is a pomander or pot pourri holder fashioned from a coquille nut which is the fruit of the Brazilian palm, carved and pierced to release the sweet smells with a screw together fitting, this example comes in fair condition, the bulk of it is good but there has been a break around the join with an additional crack, I assume it has been over tightened to cause the damage,... read more
Cased Vintage Six Piece Technical Drawing Set
A good quality 6 piece vintage technical drawing set, it was made in Germany and the larger pieces are marked accordingly, it has a lable in the lid for a previous owner, D. Thompson form U3c Manchester grammar school. The set comes in good condition with signs of age and use housed in a leather case which opens by way of pulling out a pin on the side. The case measures just under 5.5 inches long. read more
Large Heavy Solid Bronze Victorian Cycling Club Cased Medallion
From the late Victorian era up to the second world war cycling clubs were very popular and many events and competitions took place, this huge early medallion made from solid bronze dates from 1881, it was given as a second place award to ‘W. Bashall of the West division in the one mile race’ and is engraved accordingly on the back, the front shows a very high quality casting with a Pegasus hors... read more
Group of Five Antique Mixed Buttons – Metal, Glass & Mother of Pearl
A nice addition to any button collection these five antique buttons come in a mixture of materials including: a blown glass paperweight style button with gold flecks 20mm in diameter, a painted wood example 24mm, an ornate Victorian brass one decorated with a bird 19mm, a hand carved mother of pearl (a tiny bit of damage) 15mm and a tiny red glass with a butterfly 12mm. read more
Silver Cased Swiss Pocket Watch.
A late Edwardian sterling silver cased pocket watch with Swiss movement. It is in excellent working condition and it has just been cleaned and serviced. It has a British hallmark date mark for 1912 and the relevant Swiss markings. It comes in its original leather pocket case, a lovely watch, working well. It measures 2 inches in diameter. read more
Edwardian Fine Silver Pocket Watch.
A beautiful Swiss fine silver (9.35 grade) fob/pocket watch. It has a plain face with roman numerals on the while enamel dial, but the back is wonderfully engraved with flowers and foliage. It comes with its original key and it has just been cleaned and serviced and it is working well. A lovely little watch which measures 1.5 inches in diameter. read more