Canadian Pacific Railway Bar Measure. Social History Accessory | Etsy
The Canadian Pacific Railway was established in 1881. This little bar measure dates from the early 20th Century. It is a little piece of social history which takes you back to an earlier age of the romance of travelling. This bar measure was crafted by Mappin and Webb are the name for the very highest standard of silver and gold crafted gifts. The company was established in the 18th Century in London and they remain a very expensive jewellers. Measures 4cm in height with a top diameter of…
Mini Tabletop Ironing Board c1950s. Mid Century Home. | Etsy
Here is a truly vintage find harking back to the social heritage of British life. Its a small ironing board designed to sit on a table or work surface. Post war hosting for many didn't have large spaces and inventions like this helped improve cramped conditions, Measures 60cm in length , a height of 10cm with a width of 10cm. In good vintage condition, it would look good on display as a kitchen prop.
Manchester Cotton Industry Art Nouveau Tin. Contained Ring | Etsy
A real period piece here in the glorious art nouveau style. This tin was produced at the start of the 20th century and originally contained ring travellers which were a device used in cotton production. Of course Manchester in Victorian Britain was in the heart of this textile industry. These ring travellers were made by Cook and Co. based on Exchange Street in Manchester, Lancashire, England. This is a little part of social history, a time of many changes to the way we lived. The tin has…
Blue Thift Tin for saving Rent Coal Gas and Electricity. | Etsy
A wonderful metalic blue thrift tin It has 6 slots in which to save money for Rent , Coal , Gas , Electricity and a blank one for you to decide. Measures 9cm wide with a height of 4cm with a length of 22cm. This is a little bit of social history that you can keep and treasure in your home. The tin has seen some use. It is hinged.
King's Own Royal Regiment, 4th Lancaster Battalion Egg Cup. British Military Interest. c1900s. Blue and White
This egg cup features the image of King's Own Royal Regiment, 4th Lancaster Battalion. The Battalion was a line infantry regiment of the British Army established in 1680. It served under both World Wars. In 1959, the regiment was amalgamated with the Border Regiment to form the King's Own Royal Border Regiment. This is a blue and white transfer on a smooth ceramic body. No chips or cracks. It is clean throughout. Measures approximately 6cm high with a top diameter of 4cm. A perfect find…
Scottish Thistle Brooch in Suffragette Colours. Costume | Etsy
A quite beautiful brooch here which has the colours of the Women's Suffrage movement. Enamel effect leaves for GREEN The Heather's flowers are WHITE and Faux Amethyst stones for VIOLETS GIVE WOMEN THE VOTE is the secret message to be taken from wearing colours in this combination. The design is a sprig of lucky white heather upon green leaves and 2 purple glass stone thistles gathered together. All the stones are in place, the pin at the back fastens securely. Measures 4cm by 3cm.
Recipe Tin c1960s. Quirky Kitchen Collectable. Wonderful | Etsy
Presenting a rather wonderful recipe tin holder. It is so swingin' Sixties. This vibrant tin has such mid century details , it even has a quirky recipe on the inner lid telling the cook how to preserve children. Measures approximately 8cm in height with a length of 14cm. A most wonderful present for a vintage fan if you can bear to give it away!