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Last updated:  07 Jul. 2016

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barristers hammer  DT 41430  BARRISTER'S (wax seal) HAMMER, CLOSE PLATE STEEL OR IRON.  CIRCA 1840, 2 1/4" HEAD, 7 1/4" LENGTH.  EXCELLENT, EARLY PIECE.  $125.00

a42683barristers.jpg  DT 42683  ENGLISH BARRISTER HAMMER, SILVER PLATED BRASS HEAD WITH IRON TIP (possibly solid silver but no hallmarks).  IVORY HANDLE 7 1/4" LENGTH, 2 1/4" WIDE HEAD.  EXTREMELY RARE 19TH CENTURY PIECE OF JUDICIAL MEMORABILIA.  $500.00

a42709barristers.jpg  DT 42709  BARRISTERS HAMMER, SOLID SILVER PLATED BRASS (NO IRON TIP-WHICH IS UNUSUAL), 8" LONG.  USED IN THE BRITISH COURTS TO OPEN SEALED DOCUMENTS.  CIRCA 1800'S.  EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $95.00

  DT  24426  SOLID BRASS DINNER OR SERVENTS BELL, 4 3/4" TALL, 2 5/8" DIAMETER, BEEHIVE HARDWOOD HANDLE AND BRASS FINIAL.  NICE TONE, EXCELLENT CONDITION.  CIRCA 1900.  $65.00

   DT  22289  VINTAGE BRASS SCHOOL BELL, 3" DIAMETER, 6 1/2" TALL INCLUDING ENGLISH WALNUT HANDLE.  VERY NICE GOOD QUALITY PIECE.  EXCELLENT, UN-CLEANED, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  CIRCA LATE 1800'S.  $65.00

dt51231ppwthand2pc (1).JPG  DT 51231  BRONZE PAPERWEIGHT IN THE FORM OF A LADY'S HAN, RING ON INDEX FINGER, FANCY DRESS CUFF.  WONDERFUL PATINA, HEAVY PIECE, ABOUT 4 1/2" LONG, 1 3/4" TALL, SITS FREELY ON A MARBLE BASE 4" X 5" X 3/4".  PROBABLY FRENCH OR ENGLISH, CIRCA 1900.  EXCELLENT QUALITY AND CONDITION.  $175.00

  DT  20468  CALENDAR 1915 - ENGLISH CALVARY BAND ON PARADE, GORGEOUS FULL COLOR IMAGE . 1915 CALENDAR ON HEAVY CARDBOARD, 6" X 8".  EASELS FOR DESK USE IMAGE FACING OUT, CALENDAR FACING IN.  NOTE DATES LISTED VERTICAL RATHER THAN HORIZONTAL.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $12.00

   DT  20518  VINTAGE CELLULOID COVER ERASER IN THE FORM OF A BOOK.  "TO RIGHT A WRONG BY ANNE ERASER", "MY DOG" A CUTE TERRIER IN A FULL COLOR VIGNETTE.  SUPERB SLIGHTLY USED CONDITION.  UNUSUAL DESK TOP COLLECTIBLE, CIRCA 1900-1920.  $25.00

dt51234inkwell (1).JPG  DT 51234  INKWELL, ART NOUVEAU HAMMERED PEWTER, 10 1/2" WIDE, 8 1/2" DEEP, 3" TALL.  HINGED TOP WITH GLASS POT.  BOTTOM SIGNED "DANSK KUNST - TIN".  VERY GOOD CONDITION, CIRCA 1900.  $95.00

  DT 21918 ANTIQUE BONE INK BOTTLE, 2 3/4" TALL WITH SCREW TOP, (THREADS ARE WORN SO IT BARELY HOLDS TOGETHER).  INTERESTING WRITING RELATED MEMORABILIA CIRCA 1700'S, POSSIBLY EARLIER.  ENGLISH ORIGIN.  $85.00

  DT 30570 INK WELL, SOLID HEAVY BRASS, GLOBE SHAPE WITH HINGED TOP, ELABORATE BASE, 7 1/4" DIAMETER, 6" TALL.  HAS A TRENCH ART FEEL.  NOT A MASS PRODUCED PIECE, POSSIBLY MADE BY SOMEONE IN A MUNITIONS PLANT WITH ACCESS TO BRASS.  HEAVY WELL MADE PIECE, CIRCA WWI, 1914-1918 VINTAGE.  VERY GOOD CONDITION.  $145.00

  DT   22802  CAST IRON INK STAND WITH PEN RACK OR HOLDER, 3 1/2" X 5" BASE EMBOSSED FAN PATTERN DECORATION.  MADE TO ACCOMMODATE A 2" SQUARE INK JAR.  SIDE COMPARTMENT FOR NIBS, VERTICAL RACK TO HOLD 3 DIP PENS, EMBOSSED WITH A SNIPE OR STYLIZED BIRD IN FLIGHT.  AN EXCELLENT, MID VICTORIAN ERA DESK TOP ACCESSORY IN EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  THE GLASS JAR IS NOT ORIGINAL TO THE PIECE.  pens not included.  $125.00

Curling stone ink well  DT 20474  VINTAGE CURLING STONE INK WELL, 2 1/4" DIAMETER, 2 1/2" THICK.  GRANITE TYPE STONE, NICKEL PLATED BRASS HARDWARE.  UNUSUAL CURLING RELATED COLLECTIBLE, PRE WWII VINTAGE.  $150.00

Heintz silver plated ink well  DT 32953  HEINTZ BRONZE SILVER PLATED INK WELL.  ABOUT 5 1/4" SQUARE, 2 1/2" TALL.  ART DECO GEOMETRIC DECOR WITH A BLUE AND WHITE CAMEO INSERT.  PLATING IS WORN, OTHERWISE VERY GOOD, USABLE CONDITION.  BOTTOM SIGNED, ALSO "NO. 1109 STERLING ON BRONZE PAT. AUG 2 1912".  $135.00

dt42716inkwell.jpg  DT 42716  BAKELITE INKWELL, 2 1/4" DIAMETER, 2 1/4" TALL, SCREW TOP.  BOTTOM MARKED "IMPROVED NONSPILL MADE IN ENGLAND", REGISTRATION NO. 775599 INDICATES 1932.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $38.00

ivory handle page turner  IV 40622  IVORY CARVED HORSE LEG AND HOOF, PAGE TURNER SILVER PLATE BLADE.  OVERALL 12" LONG, MARKED "W. H. & S. B. F."??  HIGHLY DETAILED, HIGH QUALITY PIECE.   POSSIBLY TO BE USED AS A HUNTING TROPHY BUT NOT ENGRAVED.  EXCELLENT CONDITION, CIRCA 1800'S.  $275.00

office ink well  DT 26612  EDWARDIAN OFFICE INK WELL SET, ENGLISH GOLDEN OAK WITH THREE SEPARATE CLEAR GLASS INK WELLS, CELLULOID MARKER INDICATING COPYING, RED AND BLACK INK.  EMBOSSED GLASS PEN TRAY AT FRONT.  ABOUT 11" WIDE,  office ink well 3 HINGED TOP COVERS, 5 1/2" DEEP, 3" TALL.  APPEARS UNUSED.  CIRCA PRE WWII.  Pen not included.  $175.00

letter box  DT 41437  ENGLISH OAK LETTER BOX, IVORY INLAYS WITH SCRIMSHAW LETTERING "UNANSWERED AND ANSWERED", 9" X 5" X 4 1/2" TALL.  HINGED TOP LID, BRASS HARDWARE WITH LOCK, INCLUDES ORIGINAL KEY.  EXCELLENT CONDITION, CIRCA MID 1800'S.  $245.00

Brass letter knife  DT 33015  LETTER KNIFE, 10" LONG, ATTRACTIVE EMBOSSED BRASS HANDLE.  MARKED "ASSICURAZIONI RAZIONI GENERALI 1831".  LEAF & VINE DECORATION.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $65.00

 dt27055horsepgtrner (1).jpg  AN 27055  HORSE HEAD LETTER KNIFE - PAGE TURNER.  HIGHLY DETAILED IMAGE, SILVER PLATED, IVORINE BLADE, 10 3/4" LONG.   INTERESTING, ATTRACTIVE EQUESTRIAN MEMORABILIA PIECE,.  CIRCA PRE-WWII.  $95.00

  DT 20510  VINTAGE MACFARLANE LANG BISCUIT BONE LETTER KNIFE, 4" LONG.  EXCELLENT CONDITION, CIRCA 1900.  $22.00

brass letter opener  DT 21647  VINTAGE PROTECTOR MINING LAMP BRASS LETTER KNIFE OR OPENER, 8" LONG.  HANDLE ADVERTISES "PROTECTOR LAMPS & LIGHTING CO. LTD. ALSO MINTER' LAMPS & LAMPROOM FITTINGS ETC.".  BLADE IS ALSO A RULER IN BOTH INCHES AND CENTIMETERS MARKED "ENAMELLED IRON SIGNS. NOTICE PLATES". AN INTERESTING MINING RELATED ENAMEL SIGN CROSS COLLECTIBLE.  EXCELLENT, 100% ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $95.00

   DT 21635  VINTAGE FIGURAL PARROT SOLID BRASS LETTER KNIFE OR OPENER, 8" LONG.  STAMPED BRITISH ON BACK.  PROBABLY MADE JUST AFTER WWI, 1920'S.  VERY NICE DETAIL.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $85.00

   DT  20913  ROCK LIFE CELLULOID LETTER OPENER/RULER, 6" LONG.  PRE WWII INSURANCE ADVERTISING PIECE.  $12.00

   DT  11764  Sharp's Toffee, Advertising letter knife and toffee hammer.  Heavy solid brass with nickel plating, 7 1/2" long, embossed at top with the parrot logo on one side and the walking gentleman on the other.  Very good detail.  Excellent 100% original condition.  A great piece of confectionery memorabilia.  Probably pre-WWII vintage.  $55.00

  DT  20280  VINTAGE C.W.S. IRONWORKS, KEIGNLEY ENGLAND, ADVERTISING PAPER CLIP.  CELLULOID 1 3/4" DIAMETER MULTICOLOR BUTTON PROMOTING "MANGLES AND WIRE MATTRESSES", ATTACHED TO A 3 3/4" WIDE PAPER HOLDER.  INTERESTING PRE-WWII ADVERTISING PIECE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $45.00

Bronze letter rack  AC 36860  BRONZE LETTER RACK, 6 1/2" WIDE, 5 1/2" TALL, 5 5/8" DEEP.  ART NOUVEAU ACCENTS.  BOTTOM MARKED "GESCHOTZT AUSTRIA ROAL BRONCE".  EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL, UNPOLISHED CONDITION.  $125.00

page turner  DT 36979  MASTER OF THE HUNT PRIZE OR AWARD.  IVORY PAGE TURNER WITH OTTER FOOT HANDLE, SOLID SILVER FITTINGS ENGRAVED "SINNINGTON HOUNDS BUTTERWICK TO GOODHAM DALE MARCH 31, 1941 WITH GRATEFUL THANKS D.A.G."  FULL ENGLISH HALLMARKS INDICATE BIRMINGHAM 1941, MAKERS MARK CTF.  VINTAGE SPORTING MEMORABILIA DOESN'T GET ANY BETTER THAN THIS.  A SUPERB PIECE.  $285.00

oak letter rack  AW 33366  ENGLISH OAK LETTER BOX, 10 1/2" WIDE, 4 1/2" DEEP, 6 1/2' TALL.  NICELY CARVED ON THREE SIDES WITH FLOWER, LEAF AND VINES.  ALSO CARVED LETTERING ACROSS THE TOP "H.S.C. & A.M.D. 22ND JULY 1902", POSSIBLY A WEDDING GIFT.  A QUALITY PIECE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $195.00

bronze letter rack  DT 36869  FRENCH BRONZE LETTER RACK OR HOLDER, 9 1/2" WIDE, 7 1/2" TALL, 4" DEEP.  INTERESTING DECOR - RIVETED HAMMERED SURFACE, FLUER-DI-LIS SHIELD.  VERY HEAVY SUBSTANTIAL PIECE.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  CIRCA 1800'S.  $295.00

Art Nouveau letter rack/pen tray  DT 41414  LETTER RACK, PEN TRAY.  ART NOUVEAU - FLOWER & VINE DECOR.  UNUSUAL SPRING LOADED DESIGN.  letterrackTWO SLOTS FOR LETTERS, 2 HORIZONTAL PLACES FOR PENS PLUS BOTTOM TRAY, 6 1/2" WIDE, 5" TALL AND 5" DEEP.  BOTTOM MARKED "D.R.G.M 237670 GES. GESCH".  GERMAN ORIGIN, CIRCA 1900.  $175.00

   DT  20858  SOLID CLEAR GLASS PAPERWEIGHT, 3 1/4" IN DIAMETER, 1 1/4" TALL, DOMED SHAPE.  ETCHED LETTERING, "THE BEST APENTA NATURAL APPARENT WATER".  VERY NICELY DONE.  EXCELLENT CONDITION, 100% ORIGINAL.  PROBABLY 1900-1930 VINTAGE.  $48.00

dt42701pprwt.jpg  DT 42701  PAPERWEIGHT A.R. STENHOUSE & PARTNERS LTD.  SOLID BRASS, INTERESTING FORM.  VINTAGE PIECE, EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $24.00

   DT   28145  HYDE WINDGLASS CO., MATH, MAINE, PAPERWEIGHT, 3 1/4" HEAVY BRONZE BASE WITH BILLIARD CLOTH BOTTOM COVER.  BRASS ROTATING PROP WITH 3 BLADES.  SUPERB, UNPOLISHED ORIGINAL CONDITION.  AN ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL PIECE OF MARITIME OR BOATING RELATED MEMORABILIA.  $250.00

  DT   12079  VINTAGE BRASS PAPERWEIGHT, SITTING HOUND DOG WITH A HARE LAYING IN FRONT, 3 5/8" X 1 1/2" X 1" BASE, 3" OVERALL HEIGHT.  NICELY DETAILED, HIGHLY UNUSUAL.  EXCELLENT UN-CLEANED CONDITION.  CIRCA 1880.  $150.00

Antique pen rack  DT 33537  INK PEN RACK, CAST IRON EMBOSSED GOTHIC DECOR, 4" WIDE, 5" DEEP, 2 1/2" TALL.  MADE TO HOLD 6 PENS.  VICTORIAN, PROBABLY MID TO LATE 1800'S.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $65.00 pens not included

brass pen rack  DT 22583  VINTAGE WRITING PEN RACK, SOLID BRASS, STIPPLED SURFACE, HINGED EASEL BACK, 3" WIDE AT BASE, 4 1/4" TALL.  MADE TO HOLD 3 PENS.  INTERESTING LOOK, POSSIBLY RELIGIOUS.   PRE 1900 VINTAGE.  POSSIBLY MUCH OLDER.  EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $95.00

dt36877tray.jpg  DT 36877  PEN TRAY, BAKELITE, 9" LONG, 3" WIDE.  BOTTOM MARKED "CRITERION S & D LTD. B NO. 983 BRITISH MANUFACTURE".  MINT CONDITION, CIRCA 1920'S.  $28.00

brass pen tray  DT 41409  VICTORIAN PEN TRAY, 10" X 3 3/4" RAISED 1" ON FOUR FEET.  REGISTRATION NUMBER 73358 INDICATES 1888.  MAKERS MARK "W.T.&S".  HEAVY SUBSTANTIAL PIECE.  DEEP EMBOSSED ORGANIC DECOR.  SUPERB QUALITY.  $95.00

  DT 22357  VINTAGE BRASS PEN TRAY.  A HEAVY PIECE WITH A HAMMERED FINISH, APPROXIMATELY 9" X 3" HALF OVAL SHAPE.  ATTRACTIVE EDGE PATTERN, LATE VICTORIAN ERA, EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $65.00

DT 22332  VINTAGE GLASS PEN TRAY AND STAMP HOLDER, 4" WIDE, 3" DEEP, 1 1/4" TALL.  pen and stamps not included.  $18.00

vintage Postal Scale w/book rates  DT 32241  ENGLISH POSTAL SCALE, SOLID OAK  BASE, 6" WIDE, 12" LONG, ALL SOLID BRASS FITTINGS AND WEIGHTS.  UNUSUAL CONFIGURATION, MADE TO WEIGH BOTH LETTERS AND BOOKS.  EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  COMPLETE WITH PROPER WEIGHTS.  CIRCA 1900.  $195.00

Vintage English Postal Scale  DT 32233  ENGLISH POSTAL SCALE, MAHOGANY BASE, 7" LONG, 4" WIDE.  ALL BRASS MECHANICS AND WEIGHS.  NICE ORIGINAL PATINA.  MARKED "POSTAL RATES FOR LETTERS" WITH PRICES PER OUNCE.  VERY GOOD CONDITION.  CIRCA 1900.  $95.00

school bell  DT 40642  SCHOOL BELL, SOLID BRASS, TURNED EBONY HANDLE, BASS FINIAL, 2 1/2" DIAMETER, 5" TALL.  NICE RING, EXCELLENT CONDITION.  VINTAGE PIECE.  $65.00

  DT  21928  VINTAGE DESK SIGN, MAHOGANY WITH BOXWOOD  INLAYS "IN & OUT", 2 3/4" HIGH, 6" WIDE.  SITS UP ON FOUR LEGS.  NICE OLD OFFICE COLLECTIBLE IN EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $38.00

  DT 31459 ENGLISH MINIATURE CUTLERY BOX, 5" X 2 3/4" X 1 1/8".  TWO HINGED LIDS WITH BONE HANDLES, ORGANIC FLOWER AND VINE DECOR.  BEAUTIFULLY MADE OF BOXWOOD, PROBABLY MEANT TO BE A DESK TOP TIDY OR STAMP BOX.  CIRCA 1900, POSSIBLY EARLIER.  SUPERB, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $195.00

  DT 31458 ENGLISH BILLIARD TABLE STAMP BOX, DESK TIDY, 4" LONG, 2" WIDE, 2" TALL.  NICELY FIGURED ENGLISH WALNUT, DARK GREEN BILLIARD CLOTH.  ADORNED WITH 2 CUES AND 3 BILLIARD BALLS.  PROBABLY EDWARDIAN, CIRCA 1910.  GREAT BILLIARD, SNOOKER, POOL MEMORABILIA PIECE.  $195.00

  DT 23013  STAMP BOX, ENGLISH WALNUT, 2" X 3" X 1 1/4" TALL.  HINGED TOP, TWO COMPARTMENTS, SILVER HINGE.  GOOD QUALITY PIECE, MONIR NICKS ON BOTTOM EDGE COULD BE REMOVED.  LATE VICTORIAN VINTAGE. Was $85.00 Sale $55.00

   DT  28069  BLACK FOREST CARVED WOODEN STAMP BOX, 5" X 2" X 1".  HINGED TOP LID, BRASS HARDWARE, FOUR STAMP COMPARTMENTS.  $65.00


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