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  • Sea Containers Globe

    An enormous English gilded fibreglass globe,

    £3,950 Stock code: 43558
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    An enormous English gilded fibreglass globe,

    the vast finial, horizontally lobed, raised on a steel pin and plate,
    Dimensions: 356cm (140¼") High, 306cm (120½") Wide, 306cm (120½") in Diameter
    Stock code: 43558
    £3,950
  • Early twentieth century English carved figurehead of Queen Boudica,

    Early twentieth century English carved figurehead of Queen Boudica,

    £3,750 Stock code: 78136
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    Early twentieth century English carved figurehead of Queen Boudica,

    with remnants of old polychromatic painted decoration, removed from a London Dockside pub.
    Dimensions: 135cm (53¼") High, 86cm (33¾") Wide, 61cm (24") Deep
    Stock code: 78136
    £3,750
  • A chrome and neon 'Restaurant' sign,-0

    A chrome and neon ‘Restaurant’ sign,

    £3,000 Stock code: 75486
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    A chrome and neon ‘Restaurant’ sign,

    neon tubing in tact but in need of rewiring,
    Dimensions: 123cm (48½") At Highest, 9.5cm (3¾") Deep, 303cm (119¼") Long, the largest letter is 30.5 cm wide x 29.5 cm high x 6 cm deep
    Stock code: 75486
    £3,000
  • Late nineteenth century style shop mirror,-0

    Late nineteenth century style shop mirror,

    £3,250 £2,500 Stock code: 76707
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    Late nineteenth century style shop mirror,

    the rectangular plate within moulded ebonised frame, with gilt and reverse painted drop shadow lettering set within etched border of a foliate design, c.1970
    Dimensions: 200cm (78¾") High, 137cm (54") Wide, 6cm (2¼") Deep
    Stock code: 76707
    £3,250 £2,500
  • Tattoo sign

    One of a set of three traditional English back-painted and gilded glass shop signs,

    £2,450 Stock code: 45335
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    One of a set of three traditional English back-painted and gilded glass shop signs,

    the six letters in a bespoke fishtail typeface, all foliate serifs with mica-stippled gilt and a bright outline, the shafts fielded and inlaid with fragmented mother-of-pearl and on occasion knopped with a Tuscan spur; a running dogtooth border, above and below, livened with stucco foil-work, all on a salmon-pink ground, framed,
    Dimensions: 70cm (27½") High, 168cm (66¼") Wide, 7cm (2¾") Deep, as framed
    Stock code: 45335
    £2,450
  • Candy sign

    One of a set of three traditional English back-painted and gilded glass shop signs,

    £2,150 Stock code: 45334
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    One of a set of three traditional English back-painted and gilded glass shop signs,

    the five letters in a bespoke fishtail typeface, all foliate serifs with mica-stippled gilt and a bright outline, the shafts fielded and inlaid with fragmented mother-of-pearl and on occasion knopped with a Tuscan spur; a running dogtooth border, above and below, livened with stucco foil-work, all on a salmon-pink ground, framed,
    Dimensions: 70cm (27½") High, 157cm (61¾") Wide, as framed
    Stock code: 45334
    £2,150
  • Pair of English mid-twentieth century painted fairground panels,

    Pair of English mid-twentieth century painted fairground panels,

    £2,000 Stock code: 78138
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    Pair of English mid-twentieth century painted fairground panels,

    with Moorish city scenes to one side and four-ball game to the other.
    Stock code: 78138
    £2,000
  • Skin sign

    One of a set of three traditional English back-painted and gilded glass shop signs,

    £1,890 Stock code: 45333
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    One of a set of three traditional English back-painted and gilded glass shop signs,

    the four letters in a bespoke fishtail typeface, all foliate serifs with mica-stippled gilt and a bright outline, the shafts fielded and inlaid with fragmented mother-of-pearl and on occasion knopped with a Tuscan spur; a running dogtooth border, above and below, livened with stucco foil-work, all on a salmon-pink ground, framed,
    Dimensions: 70cm (27½") High, 108.5cm (42¾") Wide, 7cm (2¾") Deep, as framed
    Stock code: 45333
    £1,890
  • Large French knife-maker’s trade sign,

    Large French knife-maker’s trade sign,

    £1,200 Stock code: 78144
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    Large French knife-maker’s trade sign,

    the steel blade with painted lettering, ‘LAGUIOLE’, circa 1930
    Dimensions: 160.5cm (63¼") High, 19cm (7½") Wide, 4cm (1½") Deep
    Stock code: 78144
    £1,200
  • Large early twentieth century French reverse painted caterers signboard,

    Large early twentieth century French reverse painted caterers signboard,

    £1,200 Stock code: 78074
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    Large early twentieth century French reverse painted caterers signboard,

    mounted in later frame
    Dimensions: 73cm (28¾") High, 295.5cm (116¼") Wide, 7cm (2¾") Deep
    Stock code: 78074
    £1,200
  • Tackle shop trade sign

    Tackle shop trade sign,

    £1,200 Stock code: 77946
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    Tackle shop trade sign,

    remnants of original paintwork to the body, suspended from wrought iron bracket.
    Dimensions: 71.5cm (28¼") High, 5cm (2") Wide, 115.5cm (45½") Deep
    Stock code: 77946
    £1,200
  • ‘Fashion 69’ illuminated sign,-0

    ‘Fashion 69’ illuminated sign,

    £1,150 Stock code: NF0138
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    ‘Fashion 69’ illuminated sign,

    mid-twentieth century, Perspex in aluminium box frame
    Dimensions: 50cm (19¾") High, 92.5cm (36½") Wide, 18cm (7") Deep, hooks are 11.5 cm high
    Stock code: NF0138
    £1,150

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  • Regency style Carrara marble bullseye chimneypiece

    Regency style Carrara marble bullseye chimneypiece

    £850 Stock code: 74074
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    Regency style Carrara marble bullseye chimneypiece

    the rectangular shelf above cushion moulded frieze flanked by bullseye roundels, the conforming jambs on square footblocks.
    Dimensions: 105.5cm (41½") High, 138cm (54¼") Wide, 20cm (7¾") Deep, Aperture: height 91cm, width 91cm.
    Stock code: 74074
    £850
  • Reclaimed Victorian Pine Floorboards-0

    Reclaimed Victorian Pine Floorboards

    £35 - £68 + VAT Per Square Metre. Width Dependent Stock code: RVP001
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    Reclaimed Victorian Pine Floorboards

    Random lengths. Boards priced according to width with the widest batches being the dearest. Widths from 4" - 10".

     

    Victorian baltic pine is an adaptable and characterful timber whose lightly distressed patina lends itself to use in a wide variety of interiors. Traditionally the timber was used in factories, warehouses, terraced housing and even stables. It's a softwood with hard wearing character. Although the timber does mark and scratch more easily than hard woods, it's this ability to develop a unique patina that is sought after by patrons of the most sympathetic restoration works.

     

    As our boards are often sourced from factories, warehouses and mills more often than not it is our Victorian Baltic Pine batches that have the longest lengths. So although our customers are not able to specify long lengths when ordering, with Victorian Pine floorboards you can be assured that there will be more long lengths than short.

     

    The recent conversion of many historic industrial buildings for new updated purposes is something that those of us concerned with English Heritage might consider a shame, however one way to ensure that our proud industrial heritage is not forgotten is through the re use of flooring like this Victorian Baltic pine. The increase in desirability of the warehouse-loft look has meant that there is an increased amount of original pine boarding available for our customers, so good supply can always be ensured.

     

    If you are lucky enough to already own a Victorian property then you may have noticed that almost all pine floorboards in Victorian homes look similar. And you would be right, most Victorian pine ranges from 5 1/2 inches to 6 3/4 inches wide. The same can be said for the batches we most commonly have in stock. This similarity of construction enables our customers to patch in small areas rather than replacing entire floors. The retention of original features where ever possible is a desirable factor when undertaking the restoration of period properties.

     

    A characteristic of Baltic pine which is favoured by the Scandinavian aesthetic is how well the material responds to bleaching or white washing. The porous, absorbent qualities of this timber in relation to other harder woods mean it takes well almost all finishes, dark or light. However the use of finishes with most LASSCO reclaimed boards is not advised. We try to source batches of timber for their original finish and often turn away batches of timber that are recently finished or yellowing as a result of poor finishing in the past. Our Victorian pine boards are chosen for their naturally aged character and appearance and should be lightly matte waxed and sealed.

    Dimensions: 158-25.5cm (62¼") Wide, 2.2cm (0¾") Deep
    Stock code: RVP001
    £35 - £68 + VAT Per Square Metre. Width Dependent
  • Yorkstone paving

    A large consignment of old English Yorkstone flagstones,

    £9,000 inc. VAT Stock code: 45403
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    A large consignment of old English Yorkstone flagstones,

    a good consignment of flagstones of just over 50sq metres is offered as a single batch, there is scope to lay in courses as there is uniformity to the width in one axis,
    Dimensions: 60cm (23½") Wide, 40cm (15¾") Deep, 10cm (4") Thick, is typical: Total coverage = at least 50sq m
    Stock code: 45403
    £9,000 inc. VAT
  • A spectacular French parcel-gilt oak panelled dining room,-0

    Spectacular Boiserie

    £85,000 the lot, including VAT Stock code: 43715
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    Spectacular Boiserie

    The boiserie comprises a 17.5m run of panelling (8No. 3-panel sections 154cm wide, 2No. 2-panel sections 107cm wide, 5No. 1-panel sections 62cm wide) – the cornice set at 287cm high - beneath an additional register of fielded panels adding 45cm in height. The format is of repeating long panels above registers of circlets and square dado panels, each carved with gilded foliate clasps and rocaille ornament, a panelled frieze runs above with conforming gilded ornament – all surmounted by the moulded cornice; the vertical panels are spaced at 47cm centres and each element is framed with pilasters - of which there are 16No. (Three of the triple panels respectively incorporate: a discreet service door, a large cupboard door and a secret compartment for silver and flatware). Additionally, an arched overmantel measures 213cm high by 200cm wide, three arched window-ways include embroidered silk hanging pelmets. Lastly, a grand pair of arched entrance doors complete the room, with finely cast brass door furniture, hung within a moulded frame – to the reverse the doors have raised plain moulding.

    Dimensions: 287cm (113") High, 154cm (60¾") Wide, (high: at cornice, wide: each triple panel, 17.5m the run of boiserie)
    Stock code: 43715
    £85,000 the lot, including VAT