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19th C LECHERTIER BARBE & CO WATER COLOUR PAINT CAKES

Very Rare 19th Century Penny Colour watercolour paint cakes by Lechertier Barbe & Co in different colours, including Chrome Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Crimson, Lamp Black and Dark Green. Useful for kitting out blank spaces in old artists' boxes. Sold individually or in multiples for which there would be a price reduction. Very Few Lamp Black left. Few Green also. But a reasonable quantity of...

£22

VINTAGE TOM SMITH CHRISTMAS TIME CRACKERS WITH WADE PORCELAIN BEARS

This box of TOM SMITH CHRISTMAS TME CRACKERS, is still in its original cellophane and thus unopened. The box contains the Royal Warrants for The Queen, the Prince of Wales and the Queen Mother. She died in 2002 and so this box must date at least the 1990s. Each cracker contains a WADE PORCELAIN BEAR as shown in the image on the front of the box. On the back of the box is a history of...

£19 each

RICORDINI METAL EGG-LAYING HEN- GOLDEN EGG

How to describe?! Miniature (1" high) painted metal Hens with articulated wings and legs. No, they don't walk! Inside each chicken are three eggs. To get the chicken to lay the eggs, the head is held between the thumb and forefinger and pressed down which moves the feet and legs into the body. This up and down movement is made until eggs begin to drop out, one, by one. Two white and yes,...

£12 Set of Five

1960S CHAD VALLEY METAL ESCALADO HORSES & JOCKEYS

Pictured here are two each of five colourways of the painted metal horses and jockeys produced for Chad Valley's game of Escalado. No doubt they were outsourced to Britains who put Chad Valley's stamp to the underside of each horse. Beware buying the 1990s green-boxed versions of Escalado. So often we get contacted after a disappointing Christmas where the light plastic horses fall over and t...

£3 each

STAINED BONE GAMBLING CHIPS C. 1910

Colourful Bone Gambling chips circa 1910. Stained in various bright colours and in three different shapes. Discount on 6 chips or more....

£26-30

CONTRABAND CARD GAME BY PEPYS

CONTRABAND was one of Pepys' most popular items. The object of the game is to smuggle Contraband through the Customs by avoiding payments of duty on articles of luggage represented by the cards. It is played by 3 or more players and comprises a pack of 54 cards and 10,000 'Pepys Currency' token money. Box, cards, money and original rule book in very good condition. Circa 1940s/50s NB; R...

£30

CORNER - VINTAGE CARD GAME Circa1930. SIMILAR TO THE GAME OF PIT - DEALING IN COMMODITIES

We had no knowledge of this vintage card game before acquiring this example of 'CORNER.' Very similar to the game of PIT. It deals in commodities of Wool, Sheep, Wine, lead, hides and tin which are to be bought and sold. The game can be played with any number of people from three to six. Accordingly a corresponding number of lines of merchandise must be left in the pack, i.e. if three player...

£25

VINTAGE SNAP CARD GAME - ENGLAND C 1950

This is an English made version of the game of SNAP made around the 1950s. A set of 48 cards - four of each subject. The subject matter is occupations. From Fisherman, through jockey to Yeoman of the Guard. And guess what? Yes, all men! I believe there is a Yeowoman now. Ah well, those were the days of Man slaving away at the coal-face whist women .......... well, women slaved away at t...

£30

GOAL! CARD GAME BY PEPYS, 2ND EDITION

Second Edition of 'Goal! ' football card game by Pepys, the first edition being published in 1947. This example has cards and rule book in excellent condition with box very good....

£30

DAVID PRESSLAND'S BOOK OF PENNY TOYS 1991

Published 1991 by New Cavendish Books Covering penny toys principally in the years between 1895 and 1914. Profusely illustrated with category guides for common - rare. A must for any collector and a colourful journey through childhood of the late 19th and early 20t century in the world of Penny Toys, covering mostly tinplate, but other materials, including paper....

£6

TAKE-APART WOODEN PUZZLE C.1990s

Modern (not new) circa 1990s, good quality take-apart wooden puzzle in the shape of a barrel, in two colours of wood. Measures 3" x 3" (7.6 x 7.6 cms) ...

£2 upwards

MOTHER-OF-PEARL GAMING COUNTERS

A selection of Mother-of-Pearl Gaming Counters. Varying in shapes and sizes and dates from late 17th century - mid 19th century, these counters were made in large quantities in China and exported to the west. We often have other, mored decorative, monogrammed or crested counters in stock which are more expensive. Please enquire for prices of individual counters....