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Garden Compass. Dutch.
French. Early 20C. Oak with brass axis and ferrules. Steel points. 51 inches (130cms).
A prize at the 1984 International Gardens Festival in Liverpool UK. Plastic paper metal and whiskey.
Georgian English from Old Basing UK. Terracotta. ref FT&T p19
English. Late 19C. Made and sold by E Lennie. 46 Princes Street. Edinburgh.1840 – 1921. Copper and steel with enamel face and 2 fixing brackets. Enamel faint mark where was written E Lennie. No….
This example not stamped on body but sister example is stamped on copper; ‘Lennie. Edinburgh. No.G20129 ‘. and on face; ‘Lennie. Edinburgh. No.G20129′.
Restored 2012. 2 buckets fill and empty alternately so turning the clock mechanism.
English 20C. Wooden Scythe sharpening tool carried on the belt, greased and dipped in sand to form abrasive surfaces.
English. 20C. ‘Brannan. London. Hot Bed’. Laquered perforated brass cylinder, brass gauge, wood handle. 16.5 inches (41.5cms).
English. 20C. ‘Sutton & Sons Ltd. Seedsmen. Reading’. Perforated brass cylinder and oak handle, steel gauge and mercury. 15.5 inches (39cms).
English. Mid 20C. ‘Accoson’ Made in England for BMI Ltd. Perforated brass cylinder, beech handle, red alcohol. 18 inches (46cms).
English. 20C. Perforated brass cylinder, brass gauge, hanging eye, varnished wood handle, mercury, lignum vitae tip. 21 inches (53.5cms).
English.Circa 1900. Ash and wrought iron. Throw-Crook. Used for twisting straw to make rope.
English.Circa 1900. Wrought iron. Throw-Crook. Used for twisting straw to make rope.
English.Circa 1900. Throw-Crook. Beech and wrought iron. Used for twisting straw to make rope for harvested corn.
English.Circa 1900. Wrought iron and metal tube. Estate made. Throw-Crook. Used for twisting straw to make rope.