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  • Reclaimed Southern Road Burma Teak Strip-0

    Reclaimed Southern Road Burma Teak Strip

    £145 + VAT Per Square Metre. Stock code: 30323
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    Reclaimed Southern Road Burma Teak Strip

    Reclaimed Burmese teak strip 4 3/4'' - 3 1/2'' The Timber requires conscientious application to lay as the tongue and groove edges have been damaged during its hard use. A glorious finish is achievable with a little effort, Stocks vary.
    Dimensions: 10.16cm (4") Wide, 2.2cm (0¾") Deep
    Stock code: 30323
    £145 + VAT Per Square Metre.
  • Tumbled Oak Parquet-0

    Tumbled Oak Parquet

    £95 + VAT Per Square Metre. Stock code: OP002
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    Tumbled Oak Parquet

    English tumbled oak parquet block with rusticated finish. Tongue and grooved, ready to lay.
    Dimensions: 7cm (2¾") Wide, 2.2cm (0¾") Deep, 22.86cm (9") Long, 9'' x 2 3/4''
    Stock code: OP002
    £95 + VAT Per Square Metre.
  • Reclaimed beech Parquet-0

    Reclaimed beech Parquet

    £65 £50 + VAT Per Square Metre. Stock code: RBP001
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    Reclaimed beech Parquet

    Long Reclaimed beech Parquet blocks
    Dimensions: 7.2cm (2¾") Wide, 2.2cm (0¾") Deep, 35cm (13¾") Long
    Stock code: RBP001
    £65 £50 + VAT Per Square Metre.
  • 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

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  • Octagonal Art Deco chrome lantern,-0

    Octagonal Art Deco chrome lantern,

    £1,450 Stock code: 76866
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    Octagonal Art Deco chrome lantern,

    each face glazed with opaline glass, suspended from ceiling rose by four rods.
    Dimensions: 76cm (30") High, 31cm (12¼") Wide
    Stock code: 76866
    £1,450
  • Large Italian 1950s hall mirror,

    Large Italian 1950s hall mirror,

    £3,750 Stock code: 78289
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    Large Italian 1950s hall mirror,

    with brass bound frame, mounted on rosewood back-board, with glazed cabinet to one side.
    Dimensions: 75cm (29½") High, 283cm (111½") Wide, 9cm (3½") Deep
    Stock code: 78289
    £3,750
  • Chrome framed lounge chair with nylon straps,-0

    Chrome framed lounge chair with nylon straps,

    £350 Stock code: 32418
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    Chrome framed lounge chair with nylon straps,

    A chrome framed lounge chair with woven nylon strap seat.
    Dimensions: 74cm (29¼") High, 69cm (27¼") Wide, 69cm (27¼") Deep
    Stock code: 32418
    £350
  • Brunswick lace panel-0

    Brunswick lace panel

    £336 per panel Stock code: t002
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    Brunswick lace panel

    Handloom weaving was brought to the Irvine Valley, Scotland, in the late 16th century. The craft of lace making was later introduced to the area in 1876 followed shortly by the invention of the power loom in 1877. Lace and Madras weaving continued to flourish there until the late 1970s. The struggle for companies to compete with the distribution of emerging European and Asian economies had a profound effect on the Scottish textile industry. Fortunately these patterned lace panels continue to be woven in Scotland on some of the last remaining Nottingham lace looms in the world. The manufacturing process is extremely labour intensive; the looms run at a very slow, controlled pace so as to give a high level of quality control. LASSCO has been working closely with the weavers to develop a unique collection of lace panels. These patterns were selected for use in, and especially woven for, the Saloon at Brunswick House, the 1758 Georgian Vauxhall home of the Duke of Brunswick that is now the LASSCO 'flagship'. With authentic Gainsborough patterns appropriately reminiscent of the Vauxhall Gardens style, the lower edges are worked in embroidered scallops. Currently two in stock.
    Dimensions: 300cm (118") High, 165cm (65") Wide
    Stock code: t002
    £336 per panel