Everything Else

Some of our vintage items that don't easily fit into a specific category. Please call us on +44 (0) 1245 363764 or email us at sales@metroretro.co.uk with your requirements and we will be happy to help.


A sturdy tea chest table sealed with a low sheen lacquer, lettering to all sides, a plywood base has been added to create a strong enclosed cube. There is some rippling in the plywood on one of the sides (see sub image).

  • 51cm wide
  • 41cm deep
  • 61cm high


A lovely 19th Century pine orchard ladder with its original support strut, completely original and on the same fruit farm in Essex its whole life.

  • 88cm wide at base
  • 16cm wide at top
  • 184cm high folded
  • 178cm high freestanding
  • 97cm deep freestanding


A survivor from the 1970s with its original paint finish, kick stand and braked back wheel. In great overall condition for its age.


A handpainted sign 'Quality Used Cars'. Originally from the Norfolk area. Plywood with a pine batten frame on the back. There is an old repair above the letter 'U' as shown one of the sub images.

  • 195cm high
  • 61cm wide
  • 3cm thick


A very cute water tank, they don't come much smaller than this! The tank has a brass tap and threaded brass overflow outlet. The tank doesn't hold water but would make a great planter.

  • 44cm wide
  • 31cm deep
  • 35cm high


A lovely example of a rung ladder with a slight taper. Great patina! Half round pine uprights with tapering elm rungs. lightly rubbed down and sealed with a low sheen water based lacquer Salvaged from an automotive workshop in Essex.

  • 255cm high
  • 46cm wide at base
  • 36cm wide at top
  • 7.5cm thick uprights


Bent ply and resin plinth with painted finish. More than likely an old theatre prop.

  • 46cm wide
  • 36cm deep
  • 94cm high


An unusual counterweight lamp. London maker but the brand is indistinct on the Bakelite adjuster. The lamp has its original cast iron base. The weights are solid steel and the rest of the lamp is aluminium. It is fitted with a chrome lampholder, is re-wired and PAT tested.

  • base 12cm x 12cm
  • shade 15cm dia. at opening


A rare steel case 18" face Smiths clock. The clock is in original cosmetic condition with its original hands. It has been fitted with a quartz battery movement. The face is faded and the case has traces of its original black paint but most has worn away. We have just lightly waxed the steel.

  • 60cm total dia.
  • 14cm deep


An aluminium cased factory clock with light green paint finish. The clock retains its original hands and is fitted with a quartz battery movement.

  • 48cm dia.
  • 8cm deep

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Copyright © Metroretro Ltd (2014)

Website designed by: Fizz Web Design