Social History

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Canadian Pacific Railway Bar Measure. Social History Accessory Canadian Pacific Railway, Moscow Mule Mugs, Craft Gifts, Silver Plate, Plates, Bar, Drink, History, Etsy

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…

 Bank Safe Disguised as Leather Bound Book. Made in England by AtticBazaar on EtsyPost Office Savings Money Box. Bank Safe Disguised as Leather Bound Book. Made in England by AtticBazaar on Etsy Money Saving Box, Money Box, Bank Safe, Leather Bound Books, Personalized Items, England, Handmade Gifts, Post Office, Banks

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Mini Tabletop Ironing Board Mid Century Home. by AtticBazaar on Etsy Tabletop Ironing Board, Work Surface, Mid Century House, Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Decor, A Table, British, War, History

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.

Abraham Lincoln Design Hornsea Pottery Mug. President Design, Gold on Brown. by AtticBazaar on Etsy Hornsea Pottery, Pottery Mugs, Green Gifts, Vintage Gifts, Abraham Lincoln, History, The Originals, Brown, Unique Jewelry

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This piece of history is such a wonderful find. Its a press which impresses the name Metal Beat Limted. It has a fabulous salvage feel and look. So industrial and so tactile. Pressed Metal, Quirky Decor, Architectural Salvage, Beats, Industrial, History, Unique Jewelry, Handmade Gifts, Silver

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Cotton Industry Tin Contained English Made Ring Travellers. Early Beautiful Collectable for Social History Enthusiasts by AtticBazaar on Etsy Magic Box, Coffee Cans, Tin, Decorative Boxes, Industrial, English, History, Unique Jewelry, Handmade Gifts

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British Rail Teapot Made in England Collectable Ceramic. Railway Enthusiast by AtticBazaar on Etsy British Rail, Teapot, England, Ceramics, History, Tableware, Unique Jewelry, Handmade Gifts, How To Make

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 Contained Ring Travellers Early by AtticBazaar on Etsy Altrincham, Textile Industry, Manchester, Art Nouveau, Tin, History, Luxury, Antiques, Cotton

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…

Small Bowls in Jasmine Yellow by Wood's Ware. 5 Bowls Available by AtticBazaar on Etsy Kitchenware, Tableware, Jasmine, 1940s, Bowls, British, History, Yellow, Wood

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Blue Thift Tin for saving Rent, Coal, Gas and Electricity. Piece of Social History. by AtticBazaar on Etsy Coal Gas, Are You The One, Thrifting, British, Mid Century, War, History, Blue, Etsy

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, Lancaster Battalion Egg Cup. Blue and White Egg Basket, British Army, Lancaster, Blue And White, Military, King, History, Historia, Military Man

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. Suffragette Colours, Scottish Thistle, Purple Glass, Amethyst Stone, Costume Jewelry, Brooch, Costumes, Jewellery, History

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.

Playing Card Design Tin by Horner Toffees, Images of Playing Cards and Chess Sets. Made in England by AtticBazaar on Etsy Chess Sets, Toffee, Tin, Playing Cards, Mid Century, England, History, Unique Jewelry, Handmade Gifts

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 Wonderful Vintage Curio by AtticBazaar on Etsy Quirky Kitchen, Recipe Tin, Vintage Fans, Wonderful Recipe, Decorative Boxes, Mid Century, History, Recipes, Etsy

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!

Retro pair of beer glasses from Boddingtons Beer glasses , the brewery which once existed in Manchester in the Strangeways district. They each can take a pint of beer. They have seen little wear and as such are in very good vintage condition. Beer Pairing, Vintage Gifts, Brewery, Manchester, Pairs, History, Glasses, Tableware, Unique Jewelry

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 Made in Reading, England. by AtticBazaar on Etsy Weighing Scale, Cooking Timer, Mid Century, England, Lettering, History, Reading, Handmade Gifts, Etsy

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