Category Archives: News

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    Bookcases ex The Queen’s College, Oxford

    June 2017

    The late 17th Century Upper Library at The Queen’s College, Oxford University, is one of the finest rooms in Oxford. It houses the largest and most diverse collections of rare books in any of the University Colleges. We are delighted to have acquired a quantity of oak bookcases that, for the past 160years have had […]

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    Cabinets of Wonder

    May 2017
    Posted in: News

    LASSCO is encouraged to see the inclusion of a modest geological museum with many of its contemporaneous Edwardian features intact included in a short list for the Art Fund’s Museum of the Year prize. Though modest in scale the Lapworth Museum of Geology in Birmingham is being pitted against some of the nation’s great cultural institutions […]

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    A Disposition To Preserve, An Ability To Improve

    April 2017

    A recent LASSCO supplied restoration of a C17th townhouse in the West End of London demonstrates that integrity of materials combined with an eye to improvement are the key ingredients in the enhancement and restoration of ancient buildings. Much like a piece of antique furniture, once wooden floors reach a certain age they all have an inherent […]

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    Take Back Control

    March 2017

    LASSCO’s in house carpenter creates one-off items of furniture combining integrity of materials with admirable utility. We encourage our customers to ponder what they can do themselves with our wealth of salvaged materials. With so much remarkable and historical salvage dispersed across our three sites, we at LASSCO are often sorely tempted to take up and […]

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    Order Online with Delivery

    February 2017
    Posted in: LASSCO Ropewalk, News

    At last, at long last, LASSCO its hauling itself into the digital age with a wide selection of online sales on offer.  You can now buy online After many years spent diligently and stubbornly scorning the advance of technology LASSCO has finally conceded that the internet may be here to stay. In view of this […]

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    “No contentment without the beautiful”

    February 2017
    Posted in: LASSCO Ropewalk, News

    LASSCO has acquired a gross of Afghan saddle bag Soumaks and Kilim textiles and now invites our customers to put them to creative and decorative use. In Your Garden “Each of the flowers in your garden is brighter than a lamp; In your garden a black crow becomes like a phoenix for me. For Rahman […]