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 very cute set of scratch built workshop drawers in their original paint finish. lightly rubbed down and sealed with a low sheen lacquer.

  • 25.5cm wide
  • 20cm deep
  • 48.5cm high
  • 22.5cm x 7.5cm drawer fronts


A desk top book trough in solid oak. Probably for returned books waiting to be re-shelved.

  • 91cm wide
  • 25cm deep
  • 19cm high
  • 15cm shelf depth


A charming handmade bank of 18 workshop drawers with two sizes of Bakelite handle. The drawers are a mix of painted and bare wood. The unit was clearly made by the person who used it. No complicated joinery here but plenty of character and charm.

  • 98cm wide
  • 32cm deep
  • 122cm to top of galleried back panel
  • 104cm to the top of the drawers


steel cupboards in a red oxide paint finish, originally used by the Czech army, currently four available. Price is per cupboard

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


A very unusual French metal washstand with two cupboards and one drawer, towel rails to each side and an enamel bowl under the lift up lid. There was originally a mirror in the lid and one can be provided as part of the sale. There was no paint on this cabinet when it was bought so we have burnished it reveal its mild steel gun metal finish and then lacquered it internally and externally. The dark spot on the green enamel bowl is a riveted repair.

  • 45cm wide
  • 36cm deep
  • 93cm high


A tambour front cupboard of large proportions, originally from a bakery. a mix of pine and beech with ply infills on the side and back panels. The cupboard comes with three adjustable shelves and is on its original wheels.

  • 165cm high
  • 57cm deep
  • 85cm wide
  • 77cm internal height
  • 46cm internal depth


A polished tin trunk with side handles, centre brass lock and two iron side clasps.

  • 71cm wide
  • 39cm deep
  • 23cm high


Three door steel locker in its original pale blue paintwork. Louvred steel with top vents in the doors. Ceramic numbers. Each compartment has a shelf and rail. This locker has a few knocks and scrapes but is original, clean and ready to use.

  • 100cm wide
  • 50cm deep
  • 181cm high
  • each door 164.5cm x 29cm
  • rail is 147cm from the bottom


A large oak framed vitrine with oak checkerboard floor, single door with original catches. Brackets for shelving. The cabinet is for sale with no shelving but we can quote to supply these at an extra cost.

  • 74cm wide
  • 74cm deep
  • 183cm high +44 (0) 1245 363 764
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