A superb and complete cartridge case, dating to the 1920s or possibly earlier. The lid is monogrammed E.C. GEDGE . The construction is canvas over timber with leather trim, straps and handle and brass lock and corner protectors. The interior is lined with oil cloth, there are four removable dividers and five leather straps designed to remove the cartridges. The makers label is missing unfortunately but the quality is similar to makers such as Purdy or Holland & Holland.

  • 41cm wide
  • 19cm high
  • 24cm deep


A lovely painted pine double sided coat rack with slatted racks. The hooks are the classic school changing room design, steel with brass screws.

  • 128cm wide
  • 183cm high
  • 60cm deep


A striped fibreboard suitcase with leather covered handle and edge trim. Original Cunard labels from a sailing in 1960s between New York City and Southampton. Very clean cloth lined interior.

  • 61cm wide
  • 39cm deep
  • 20cm high


A lovely striped canvas covered fibreboard case with a leather covered handle, steel deco style locks and original pink paper lining.

  • 67cm wide
  • 39cm deep
  • 17cm high


An unusual suitcase, designed for eight pairs of shoes, fibreboard covered in striped canvas with brass corners and fittings. The inside is lined with a red baize fabric with elasticated cloth creating pockets for shoes.

  • 65cm wide
  • 34cm deep
  • 24cm high


A crocodile skin overnight suitcase with brass fittings, original green lining.

  • 45cm wide
  • 30cm deep
  • 20cm high


A very cute bentwood garden trug in great original condition, finished with a low sheen wax oil.

  • 26cm long
  • 15cm wide
  • 16cm high


This set of factory pigeon holes was salvaged from the Footprint Tools factory in Sheffield. Built by the company's in house carpenter they were found in a basement storeroom that had doubled as an air raid shelter during World War 2. Construction is pine plank with a tongue and groove back. Each section retains its original handpainted hardboard labelling. Lightly rubbed down and sealed with a low sheen water based lacquer.

  • 141cm wide
  • 173cm high
  • 28cm deep
  • 31cm average int.width
  • 17cm - 33cm internal heights


A 12 section hardwood umbrella stand with ring turned uprights and original metal drip tray. Great patina and originality.

  • 61cm wide
  • 26cm deep
  • 65cm high


A lovely faux bamboo umbrella stand in excellent condition. Zinc drip tray.

  • 41cm wide
  • 23cm deep
  • 68cm high

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