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Antique Wellington Door Knockers

First shown by A. Kenrick & Co., in their 1840 catalogue, although probably available before that, the design likely to have been made after Wellingtons victory over Napoleon in 1815. The fixed portion of a clenched fist holds the business end, or knocker, consisting of a laurel wreath below a…

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More Antique Door Furniture from The Victorian Ironmonger

Coming soon and unique to  two large Georgian brass cased door locks similar to this pair of Victorian brass and china servants bell pulls something like this Edwardian toilet or bathroom door indicating bolt not unlike this one Victorian cast iron door pull by Kenrick & Sons.More…

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One of the biggest problems for antique dealers is where do I find fresh stock that the market hasn't seen before? In my case, specialising in genuine antique door furniture and architectural fittings, it's even harder, after all, much of what I sell hasn't been made for a hundred years…

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Miniature Cast Iron Fireplaces of the late 18th and early 19th Centuries

Why were they made, what are they for? A question that has puzzled people certainly beyond living memory.Such things can't be found in any of the old trade catalogues. Without many exceptions the casting quality and definition is poor and they represent nothing like a real full size fireplace evidenced…

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