Category Archives: Historic
20 January 2023
LASSCO has acquired a framed set of late Victorian and Edwardian caricature portraits from the original Vanity Fair, 1868-1914, depicting a range of figures from the world of art, politics, industry and law. The original Vanity Fair was a weekly society magazine first issued by Thomas Gibson Bowles in 1868. It aimed to capture and...
4 September 2020
“There is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known.”
8 March 2018
LASSCO has salvaged a large stock of Edwardian Baltic Pine from a site with a history stretching back to 200 A.D.
11 September 2017
No salvage or reclamation firm in the Kingdom has as wide a selection of solid, practicable, serviceable historic and reclaimed Baltic Pine floorboards as LASSCO. If you were to enter into almost any building, commercial, public or domestic, built in Britain between the beginning of the Eighteenth Century and the end of the Last War and looked...
12 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...
27 October 2015
A small selection of some of our 2015 press. Clockwise from top left: A Spanish wrought iron overdoor panel (Mail on Sunday YOU magazine), Wide pine boards reclaimed from a Scottish Gin Distillery (Period Living), A plaster cast of a classical foot by Peter Hone (House&Garden), A fairground crown (Livingetc).
14 April 2015
See the May issue of World of Interiors for some beautifully photographed articles including ‘Positively Medieval’ with words by Ros Byam Shaw & photography by Jan Baldwin. It’s about Allt-y-Bela, Arne Maynard and William Collinson’s home in Monmouthshire which has been restored thanks to the Spitalfields Historic Buildings Trust. Look carefully and in the small...
7 April 2015
A pair of terracotta urns with this beautifully weathered majolica glaze at LASSCO Brunswick House. £1,350.
3 February 2015
Adrian Amos, LASSCO Chairman writes: “One of my earliest memories was being shown Spiegelhalter’s by my father, Sid Amos, in the mid 1950s. He pointed it out as a ‘sod you’ phenomenon – the ‘independent trader’ against the powerful and corporate – hubris with built-in nemesis. Spiegelhalter’s was dear to the heart of every small businessman in...
13 November 2014
New Covent Garden Market celebrates its 40th anniversary this week. LASSCO Brunswick House, less than a stone’s throw away, sends congratulations. Just like LASSCO Brunswick House the Market sees different things going on every week, photographic shoots, concerts, wine tastings. Nine Elms continues to see it all! If you want a piece of related market paraphernalia...
20 October 2014
Remarkable reductions on a selection of stock at LASSCO Brunswick House. https://www.lassco.co.uk/catalogsearch/result/index/?p=1&q=autumn+sale Open 7 days a week. Also: Clearance Sale Now On at LASSCO Three Pigeons … See Current Sale items HERE.
5 August 2014
LASSCO has in stock eleven fine scagliola columns made for Prince Jefri of Brunei. In imitation of the rarest of marbles, Convent Siena and Russian Malachite they were made by Hayles & Howe for one of London’s twentieth century most remarkable and ill fated follies – the conversion of the Playboy Club in Park Lane...