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Clock presented to Gertrude Perry

Mantle Clock. 1940s 8-day time & strike clock. Veneered case with chrome bezel, silvered hands and numeral and a Cathedral gong. Chimes once on half hour and the number of hours. Complete with pendulum and key. Presentation plaque on front reads “Pres. To Miss Gertrude Perry Mitchell St Popular Girl …

Eye shade

Flesh coloured celluloid eye shade in its original box. “Improved Ventilated Eye Shades. Celluloid. Mace & Haldane. London. No 6694. Right Eye.

Eye Shade

    Flesh coloured celluloid eye shade in its original box. Label “Improved ventilated eye shades No. 6694. Right Eye. Made in England.”

Medicine Spoon

White porcelain graduated medicine spoon. Printed on the side “Graduated Medicine Spoon Registered March 22 1873 S Maw. Son and Thompson London.

Papier-mâché crumb tray

Papier-mâché crumb tray with wooden brush. Pale green with blue and gold decoration of a large bird, frogs and plants. Papier-mâché was used in the second quarter of the 19th century for a variety of household furnishings.

Heubach German porcelain doll

  Heubach German porcelain doll. The head is badly cracked and taped together. The face is clear, but the doll’s eyes are loose and need to be reset. All parts are separate. The composition body is in need of repair. The doll has an open mouth with one tooth and …

Armand Marseille doll

My Dream baby doll AM 351 The doll has a bisque head, sleep eyes, painted lashes and two bottom teeth. The doll’s head has been repaired. The composition body in good condition The lawn dress has pink embroidery and appears to be the original clothes. The doll was purchased from …

Spice Container

Tin spice container containing six round spice tins labelled Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Ginger, Allspice, Cloves and Pepper.

Dressing table set

Pink glass art deco style dressing table set with a rectangular tray, lidded bowl, perfume atomizer and perfume bottle with chrome tops.

Wax Doll

  This wax doll was owned by Elizabeth Annie Robshaw. It has a waxed head and legs with composition arms and hands. The cotton body has sawdust filling. The doll is dressed in cotton lace fabric. There are three cotton petticoats. One of lace and pintucks and two plain petticoats. …