A very cute set of component drawers. Light blue tin body with a wooden top, eight tin drawers with wire ring pull handles

  • 28cm wide
  • 14.5cm deep
  • 18cm high


A neat and useful three drawer unit. Oak with a zinc top, brass drawer pulls and label holders. It was possibly made using a pattern from a DIY manual. The underside of one of the drawers has been signed by the maker and dated '1930'.Each drawer is 23cm wide x 15cm highOverall dimensions:

  • 31cm wide
  • 51cm deep
  • 72cm high


An unusual version of the classic slatted rack shoe factory trolley. This trolley features a solid pitch pine top with two slatted racks underneath. Two of the wheels have foot operated brakes. The steel frame is in a nice industrial green paint finish, the timber surfaces have been lightly rubbed down, retaining their hardworking patina. They are finished in a low sheen water based lacquer.The trays have a 5cm high lip and there is a 4cm gap between the slats.The internal height between the trays is 25cm and 30cm.Overall dimensions are:

  • 123cm wide
  • 35cm deep
  • 90cm high


An unusual Roneo office cupboard. A curved profile polished steel body with plywood sliding doors. The top is in a brown composite material with black bakelite trim to each edge. The handles are brass and recessed into the doors. The interior of the cabinet is polished steel and features two height adjustable shelves. The polished steel has been finished in a clear lacquer to protect it from rusting.

  • 92cm wide
  • 26cm deep
  • 107cm high


A lovely set of four drawers for desk top filing. The body and drawer fronts are pine covered in a black textured rexine. The rest of the drawer bodies are stiff cardboard, all in good useable condition. The handles and label holders are brass and stamped with the Advance makers mark. One of the drawers contains a label showing the range of sizes available of these drawer units.The drawers are 35.5cm x 22.5cm x 4.5cm internally.The overall dimensions are:

  • 39cm wide
  • 25cm deep
  • 26cm high


A charming set of desk top engineers drawers, used to contain small component parts. The cabinet and drawers are pine and the paint finish is original. Each drawer has a brass ring type pull handle.

  • 20.5cm wide
  • 29.5cm deep
  • 29.5cm high


A slim drop front bureau in mixed hardwoods raised on tapering square section legs. The interior contains four drawers and eight pigeon holes as well as full height compartments at each end. Maker unknown.

  • 112cm wide
  • 29cm deep
  • 97.5cm high
  • 74.5cm desk height
  • 22.5cm desk depth


A red oxide Czech army personnel cupboard with single drawer and cupboard, numbered '24'

  • 40cm wide
  • 36cm deep
  • 78cm high


A substantial and unusual steel multi drawer cabinet with great patina. It has been over painted at some point in a light green, the insides of the drawers show the original darker green finish.The drawers work well on wheel runners (one set on each drawer and one set on each drawer guide).Drawer internals 44.5cm w x 57.5cm d x 21cm hCabinet dims:

  • 108cm wide
  • 63cm deep
  • 167cm high


A great example of a medical cabinet in original condition. The three glazed sides to the top section retain their original 'ripple' glass and the three shelves are also original, being smooth on one side and grooved on the other. The bottom section is supplied with a new key to the original lock. 

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