SOLD - ODDITIES
The items below have been sold, and remain here for reference purposes only.
Georgian Silver Chain with Hand Clasp.
Made circa 1800.
Length 15.25" (38cm). Weight 1.6 troy oz. (50g).
Silver Orange Peeler.
Made by Garrard & Co. of Birmingham in 1993.
George III silver tongue scraper.
Made circa 1800, not marked.
Height 4" (10cm).
Art Deco Silver Bed Side Lamp & Clock.
Made by Walker & Hall in Sheffield, 1937.
Length of base 5.6" (14.5cm).
Silver Finger Rest For Nail Polishing.
Made by Henry Clifford Davis of Birmingham 1913.
Victorian Silver & Glass 'Rose' Smelling Salts Bottle.
Made by Sampson Mordan & Co. of London in 1892.
American Silver Drinks Measure.
Made by Gorham, circa 1960.
Silver & Enamel Poker Chips.
Made by The Adie Brothers in Birmingham, 1928.
(There is a chip to the enamel on the "Jack").
Length of chip 2.25" (6cm).
Silver & Leather Childs Spurs.
Made by Fattorini & Son of Birmingham in 1919.
Silver & Leather Officers Dress Spurs.
Made by Walker & Hall of Sheffield in 1931.
Victorian Silver Dog Collar & Padlock.
Made by Hilliard & Thomason of Birmingham in 1890.
French Silver & Enamel "I Love Liberty" Patch Box.
Made circa 1789.
Height 1.75" (4cm).
Victorian Silver Bosun's Whistle.
Made by William Graeme of London in 1886.
Retailed by Thornhill of 144 New Bond St., London.
Length 4.25" (11cm).
George IV silver & ivory apple corer.
Made by John Reiley in London, 1820.
Length 5.6" (149cm).
Silver & Ivory Orange Peeler.
Made by Hukin & Heath of London in 1910.
Edwardian Silver 'Patent' Sealing Wax Holder.
Made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company of Chester in 1908.
Victorian Silver "Harlequin" Candle Doubter.
Made by John & Frank Pairpoint in London, 1899.
Victorian Silver & Ivory Pocket Thermometer.
Made by Jane Brownett of London in 1892.
18th Century Danish Silver Dinner Plate.
Made by N. O. in Copenhagen, 1799.
Diameter 26" (10.25cm). Weight 14.75 troy oz. (459g).
Victorian Silver Ear Wax Spoon & Toothpick.
Made by Sampson Mordan & Co. circa 1880.
Victorian Silver Lucky Pig.
Made by Berthold Muller, Import Marks for Chester 1900.
Victorian Silver 'Musket' Propelling Pencil & Toothpick.
Made by Gervase Wheeler, circa 1845.
Silver Doctor's Pocket Torch.
Made by Villiers & Jackson of Birmingham in 1940.
Silver 'Patent' Card Case.
Made by William Hutton & Sons of Birmingham in 1914.
Victorian Silver Altimeter, Barometer, Compass & Thermometer.
Made by J. J. Hicks of London, circa 1870.
Victorian Silver & Wood Doctors Funnel.
Made by W. Wright & F. Davies of London in 1875.
Edwardian Silver Sealing Wax, Taper & Match Holder.
Made by S. Clifford & Co. of London in 1905.
Victorian Silver Travelling Salt & Pepper Pots.
Made by Robert Dicker of London in 1864.
Edwardian Silver Nail Buff/Jewellery Box.
Made by Asprey & Co. in London, 1909.
Length 6" (15.5cm).
Edwardian silver patent cigarette holder.
Made by Robert Pringle in Chester, 1906.
Length 2.75" (7cm). Weight 1.22 troy oz. (38g).
French Silver 'Go-To-Bed' Night Light Lantern.
Made by L. Roussel of Paris. Circa 1890.
Silver 'Patent' Card Holder.
Made by Deakin & Francis of Birmingham in 1926.
Victorian Silver 'Frog' Propelling Pencil.
Made by Sampson Mordan & Co. Circa 1880.
George IV Silver Pocket Apple Corer & Fruit Knife.
Made by Joseph Taylor of Birmingham in 1820.
An Edwardian silver 33 feet tape measure.
Made by William Hornby in London, 1902.
Victorian Silver Pill Box & Padlock with Gold Key.
Made by Henry Wm. Dee in London, 1877.
Length 2" (5cm). Weight 1.54 Troy oz. (48g)
Victorian Silver Sandwich Box.
Made by Colin Cheshire of Birmingham in 1881.
George III Silver nipple shield.
Made by Charles Watts of London. Circa 1790.
Victorian silver "cross" pocket watch stand in a fitted case.
Made by William Gibson & John Langman in London, 1898.
(The pocket watch is for illustration purposes only,
and is not included as part of item No. F119).
Length 4.5" (11cm). Weight 2.02 troy oz. (63g).
Silver 'Trick Opening' Pill Box.
Made by George Unite & Sons in Birmingham, 1927.
Length 1.8" (4.75cm). Weight 2.06 Troy oz. (64g).
Silver & glass sugar bowl & sprung tongs.
Made by John Turton & Co. in Sheffield, 1931.
Diameter at widest point 4.5" (11.5cm).
Edwardian silver presentation key in a fitted case.
Made by Marples & Beasley in Bimingham, 1909.
Length 4.6" (11.5cm). Weight 1.35 troy oz. (42g).
Victorian silver Barometer & Altimeter.
Made by Alexander Jenkins of London in 1868.
Victorian Silver & Wood Lady's Boot Jack.
Made by John Batson in London, 1888.
Length 12" (30cm).
Scottish Ballater silver & ivory pocket thermometer.
Made by William Robb of Ballater
With Edinburgh marks for 1912.
Silver Wrist Compass.
Made by Charles Peach in Chester, 1926.
Length of strap 8" (20cm).
Victorian Silver 'Head' Pepper Pot.
Made by Grey & Co. of London in 1893.
Victorian Silver 'Gavel' Pencil Holder .
Made by Sampson Mordan & Co. in Birmingham, 1894
Length 5.2" (13cm). Weight 1.76 troy oz. (55g).
Russian silver Roubles/Copecks case.
Made in Moscow, circa 1890.
Length 2.5" (6cm).
Edwardian Silver & Crystal Lockable Decanter.
Made by George Betjemann & Sons in London, 1905.
Height 8" (20cm).
Georgian Silver 'Tea Ball' Infuser.
Made circa 1800.
Height 2.75" (7.5cm). Weight 2.32 Troy oz. (72g).
Silver presentation Spade to
The Governor of The Punjab North Western Railway.
Made circa 1926.
Length 8.6" (21.75cm). Weight 4.82 troy oz. (150g).
Edwardian Silver Pen Wipe & Stand.
Made by J. C. Vickery in Chester, 1907.
Height 4.4" (11cm).
Victorian Silver & Ivory 'Axe' Bread Fork.
Made by Harry Wigfull in Sheffield, 1900.
Length 7" (18cm).
Victorian Silver Barometer & Altimeter.
Made by Callaghan & Co., circa 1870.
(23 New Bond St., Corner of Conduit St., London).
Diameter 1.5" (4cm).
Victorian silver sugar crusher.
Made by Eustace Parker in Birmingham, 1900.
Length 5.25" (13.5cm).
Silver cigarette case & petrol lighter.
Made by F. F. in Birmingham, 1937.
Length 5" (13cm). Weight of silver 5.79 Troy oz. (180g).
Arts & Craft Silver Travelling Communion Set.
Made by Greenwood & Watts in London, 1920.
Height 3.25" (8.5cm). Total weight of silver 2.44 Troy oz. (76g).
Silver Pocket Torch
Made by Cohen & Cohen in Birmingham, 1917.
Length 3" (7.5cm).
Silver & glass stamp moistener.
Made by H. C. Davis in Birmingham, 1913.
Length 2.75" (7cm).
Silver & stone miniature Coronation chair.
Made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd. in London, 1936.
Height 4.5" (11cm).
Victorian Silver "Devil" Menu Holder.
Made by Thomas Smily in London, 1885.
Length of holding "arms" fully extended 4.5" (11cm).
Weight 1.48 troy oz. (46g).
Silver 'Flour' Caster.
Made by Robert Frederick Fry in London, 1910.
Height 4.5" (11.5cm). Weight 9.1 Troy oz. (284g)
Silver "St. Paul's Cathederal" salt grinder.
Made by C. S. B. in London, 1993.
Height 6.25" (16cm).
Victorian Silver "Railwayman's Lamp" Vinaigrette.
with 3-colour lights for Stop (red), Go (green) and general light (white).
Made by Henry William Dee of London in 1872.
Retailed by Leuchars & Son of 38/39 Piccadilly, London & 2 Rue De La Paux, Paris.
Length 1.5" (3.75cm).
Victorian Silver Hip Flask With Patent Stopper.
Made by E. H. Stockwell of of London in 1875.
Retailed by Jenner & Knewstub, 33 St. James's St. & 66 Jermyn St., London.
Length 5" (12cm). Weight 4.05 troy oz. (126g).
Edwardian silver "ships lamp" pepperette.
Made by J. W. B. in Birmingham, 1905.
Height 1.75" (4.5cm).
Silver "tennis racket" spoon.
Made by Martin, Hall and Co. in Sheffield, 1931
Length 5.25" (13.5cm).
Victorian Silver Cigarette Case & Photo Frame.
Made by William & George Neale in London, 1900.
Length 3.25" (8cm). Weight 3.92 troy oz. (122g).
A rifle bullet mounted on a silver stand.
Made by Hamilton & Co. of Calcutta circa, 1920. Height 2" (5cm).
Sterling Silver Travelling Collapsible Beaker.
Made circa 1920.
Height when extended 1.8" (4.75cm). Weight 2.76 Troy oz. (86g).
Victorian Silver Gilt & Cut Glass Double-Ended Scent Bottle.
Probably made by Edward Stockwell of London (not marked), circa 1870.
Height (when open) 3.25" (8cm).
Victorian Silver & Corimandel Bezique Markers.
Made by Sampson Mordan & Co in London, c.1891.
Width 2.25" (5.5cm).
Silver "submarine" pin.
Made circa 1916.
George IV Silver Letter Scales.
Made by John Reily in London, 1824.
Height 4.75" (12cm). Weight 9.2 troy oz (286g).
Edwardian Silver & Glass Glue Pot or Stamp Moistener.
Made by Joseph Gloster Ltd. in Birmingham, 1909.
Height 3" (7.5cm).
Silver Pipe Stand.
Made by James Dixon & Sons in Sheffield, 1933.
length 3" (7.5cm). Weight 2.47 troy oz. (77g).
Silver "pig" paperweight.
Made by Grey and Co. in London, 1915.
Length of base 2.75" (6cm).
Edwardian Silver Pencil & Trumps Marker.
Made by Gourdel Vales & Co. in Birmingham, 1903.
Length closed 3.25" (8.5cm).
An 18th Century Silver and Steel Fork from an Etui.
Made circa 1730 (not marked).
Length 6" (15cm).
Silver cheese grater.
Made by J. B. C. and S. Ltd. in London, 1934.
Length 4.75" (12.25cm). Weight 1.61 troy oz. (50g).
Japenese Silver & Copper Cigarette Case.
Made circa 1930.
Length 4" (10cm). Weight 4.05 troy oz. (126g).
Silver gilt "anointing spoon" toast rack.
Made by C. Saunders & F. Shepherd in London, 1910.
Length 4" (10cm). Weight 2.31 troy oz. (72g).
Victorian Silver "Maze Puzzle" Fob.
Made by D. & Co. in Birmingham, 1889.
Diameter 1" (2.5cm).
Victorian Silver 'Memorial' Sovereign Case.
Made by W. Spurrier & Co. in Birmingham 1893.
(No Bimingham town mark).
Diameter 1.5" (3cm).
Victorian Silver "Great Exhibition, Hyde Park" Thimble.
Made circa 1851.
Height 0.9" (2.25cm).
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