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verners pattern prismatic compass

WW1 Verners pattern MKVII military marching compass

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My wife loves the movie, “Out of Africa”. She was especially touched by Denys’ gift of a compass to his friend and later companion, “Karen… Read more »

Antique gramophone lovers beware of crap-o-phones and franken-phones

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September 2004 – About a year ago, my wife and I were bitten by the Victorian decorating bug. We started buying all sorts of Victoriana… Read more »

Come into my parlor for afternoon tea and listen to my "authentic" Victor Victrola

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As an addendum to my article, “Antique gramophone lovers beware of crap-o-phones and franken-phones”, the antique dealer who sold us the machine was shocked to… Read more »

Victorian Revival

Victorian Revival

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Victorian Artist, Abraham Solomon

Victorian Artist, Abraham Solomon

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Recently, my wife and I acquired an 1860 London engraving by W.H Simmons, published by Graves & Co. of an oil painting created by Abraham… Read more »

Lion Glass Covered Compote

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“Lion” glassware was produced by various glasshouses from 1876 to about 1900. The lion may appear in an array of poses. The first category includes… Read more »

Royal Doulton Character Jug, The Old Curiosity Shop Pitcher

Royal Doulton Character Jug, The Old Curiosity Shop Pitcher

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Dickensware pieces by Royal Doulton were produced, based on the writings of Charles Dickens, from 1911 to the early 1940s. This vintage (1941) pitcher from… Read more »

Lingard Pottery: Humpty-Dumpty Teapot

Lingard Pottery: Humpty-Dumpty Teapot

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Originally promoting themselves as “The Teapot Specialists of England Since 1867”, the small Staffordshire firm of Lingard Webster & Co was founded in 1900 and… Read more »

Paul Beau Metalware – Gothic Jardiniere

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A Gothic Jardiniere – Brass & Copper, Stamped Paul Beau & Co/Montreal, within a circle, stamped twice on bottom. 1910-1920. Height: 16.5 cm Inside rim… Read more »

A Portuguese Palissy Ware Charger

A Portuguese Palissy Ware Charger

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Majolica: A Portuguese Palissy Ware Charger with a central application of a crab surrounded by sea life, F. Mendes, LDA, Portugal, Caldas de Rainha, Telef…. Read more »