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...
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....
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 ...
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
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...
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....
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) ...