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Handle Collection

Background imageHandle Collection: Mills Bomb No 5 hand grenade, used during World War One

Mills Bomb No 5 hand grenade, used during World War One, 1915. Oval cast iron segmented body with handle and split pin. Marked on base plate with grenade number and maker?s name P B and Company

Background imageHandle Collection: Poster, Exide, The Long Life Car Battery

Poster, Exide, The Long Life Car Battery, needs no handle to its name. circa 1945

Background imageHandle Collection: Advert, Gaskell & Chambers Ltd, Bar Fitters

Advert, Gaskell & Chambers Ltd, Bar Fitters
Advert for Gaskell & Chambers Ltd (incorporated with Yates & Greenways), Bar Fitters, Manufacturers of Beer Engines and Hotel Bar Requisites, Counters, Back Fittings, Seating

Background imageHandle Collection: Car & Motorbike on Road

Car & Motorbike on Road
A motorcyclist and two ladies in an open saloon car enjoy a drive into the country in this advertisement for Gargoyle Mobiloils & Greases

Background imageHandle Collection: Advert for Shelley Vogue China 1931

Advert for Shelley Vogue China 1931
Shelleys Vogue shape coffee set, usual in yellow and black overlapping block pattern. Advertisement for new catalogue with Shelley china tea, coffee, morning and dinner sets. Date: 1931

Background imageHandle Collection: Silhouette of barmaid and customer in a pub

Silhouette of barmaid and customer in a pub
The best drink is the last drink -- scene at 10pm in The Crown, Harrogate, with a barmaid, a customer and his dog

Background imageHandle Collection: Metropolitan Police air raid siren

Metropolitan Police air raid siren
A Metropolitan Police air raid siren, as used in wartime

Background imageHandle Collection: Teenage barmaid, Halfway House, Rame, Cornwall

Teenage barmaid, Halfway House, Rame, Cornwall
Teenage barmaid at the Halfway House, Rame, Cornwall. circa 1980s

Background imageHandle Collection: The Aldgate Pump

The Aldgate Pump, London. A group of young lads and cheeky street types surround the venerable pump. To the left of the pump is a hand-crank Fire Call Post - signed/marked on the lampost as Fire Alarm

Background imageHandle Collection: Ericsson Table Phone - 3

Ericsson Table Phone - 3
A table instrument by the Ericsson Company of Stockholm. There is no handle to alert the exchange, perhaps this is done with that knob : the bell is very noticeable

Background imageHandle Collection: Young girl preparing chips - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe

Young girl preparing chips - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe
A young girl (likely the daughter of the shop owner) prepares chips at a Fish & Chip Shop in Morecambe Lancashire. Note the wonderful chipper machine on the counter

Background imageHandle Collection: Advert for Follows & Bates winding machines 1900s

Advert for Follows & Bates winding machines 1900s
Various machines from the late 19th Century early 20th century, advertised in The Ironmonger Diary and Text Book, for Follows & Bates in Manchester. Circa 1900

Background imageHandle Collection: Autocar Poster -- French Grand Prix

Autocar Poster -- French Grand Prix
Autocar Poster -- French driver Boillot in a blue Peugeot, chasing the American Bruce Brown in a red Fiat, in the French Grand Prix

Background imageHandle Collection: Convict in prison cell turning hand-crank

Convict in prison cell turning hand-crank

Background imageHandle Collection: Good Luck card with two cricket bats, a ball and a wicket

Good Luck card with two cricket bats, a ball and a wicket. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageHandle Collection: Metropolitan Police cosh

Metropolitan Police cosh
A Metropolitan Police cosh with a leather looped handle

Background imageHandle Collection: Roanoid bakelite doorknob and keyhole cover

Roanoid bakelite doorknob and keyhole cover in marbled cream and brown. Date: 1930s

Background imageHandle Collection: Toilet Services, Real Wedgwood Ware, Plate 50

Toilet Services, Real Wedgwood Ware, Plate 50, showing patterned washing bowls, jugs, soap dishes, and a slop pail far too nice to put slops in. Date: circa 1880s

Background imageHandle Collection: Cardboard advertising sign for Exide Batteries

Cardboard advertising sign for Exide Batteries
A delightful cardboard sign advertising Exide Batteries - the long life battery. *EDITORIAL USE ONLY*

Background imageHandle Collection: The Improved Ladys Own Sewing Machine

The Improved Ladys Own Sewing Machine by Leigh & Crawford, Brooke Street, Holborn, London EC. 19th century

Background imageHandle Collection: Aylesbury Prison Laundry

Aylesbury Prison Laundry
Interior of laundry at Aylesbury prison. Uniformed women handle the washing on trolleys and in baskets which bear the convict arrow insignia. Date: circa 1900

Background imageHandle Collection: Dead Mans Handle

Dead Mans Handle
A dead mans handle is a switch that is automatically operated in case the human operator becomes incapacitated. Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imageHandle Collection: Redex Petrol Additive

Redex Petrol Additive
A tin/alloy sign advertising Redex petrol additive which makes the engine BETTER. *EDITORIAL USE ONLY*

Background imageHandle Collection: Advert for Geo. Whight & Co, musical Celestina 1885 Advert for Geo

Advert for Geo. Whight & Co, musical Celestina 1885 Advert for Geo
Mechanical musical instrument, you could buy the music separate quite cheaply so compact that it could be put in your pocket, with thousands of tunes, psalm, march or dance. Date: 1885

Background imageHandle Collection: LFB fire appliance on the road, London

LFB fire appliance on the road, London
An LFB fire appliance on the road, London, 16 April 1955. Date: 1955

Background imageHandle Collection: Dog carrying basket of flowers on a birthday card

Dog carrying basket of flowers on a birthday card
Large dog carrying a basket of flowers on a birthday card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageHandle Collection: Cohens Full Cream Dairy van, Birmingham

Cohens Full Cream Dairy van, Birmingham
Cohens Full Cream Dairy van, a Ford van shaped like a milk churn, Victoria, Birmingham. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageHandle Collection: French Artillery - 8

French Artillery - 8
An artilleryman of the foot artillery of the French Garde Royale turns the handle of his ecouvillon to swab the barrel of his Gribeauval cannon

Background imageHandle Collection: Reynaud Praxinoscope 2

Reynaud Praxinoscope 2
Reynauds device with central lamp, drum holding the images, and a handle for turning it, giving the illusion of movement

Background imageHandle Collection: Two Scottish frogs on a New Year card

Two Scottish frogs on a New Year card
Two Scottish frogs in tartan on a New Year card in the shape of a tankard with two handles. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageHandle Collection: South Jersey hand-blown glass pitcher with lily pad design

South Jersey hand-blown glass pitcher with lily pad design
Popular Art in the USA - South Jersey hand-blown glass pitcher with lily pad design. mid-19th century

Background imageHandle Collection: RMS Titanic, Samuel Alfred Smith Archive, leather tool bag

RMS Titanic, Samuel Alfred Smith Archive, leather tool bag
RMS TITANIC - THE SAMUEL ALFRED SMITH ARCHIVE: Early 20th century leather tool bag of joiner's woodworking tools owned and used by Samuel Smith

Background imageHandle Collection: White Star Line, Elkington plate tea[pt

White Star Line, Elkington plate tea[pt
WHITE STAR LINE: Extremely rare oversize Elkington plate teapot dated 1911 with carrying handle. 13ins. Date: 1911

Background imageHandle Collection: White Star Line, Mappin and Webb chocolate pot

White Star Line, Mappin and Webb chocolate pot
White Star Line, Mappin and Webb electroplate chocolate pot marked with home flag and named to base. 5ins

Background imageHandle Collection: White Star Line, Minton First Class milk jug

White Star Line, Minton First Class milk jug. 4ins

Background imageHandle Collection: White Star Line, First Class Elkington plate bowl

White Star Line, First Class Elkington plate bowl
White Star Line, First Class Elkington plate two handled bowl, burgee to front. 4ins

Background imageHandle Collection: White Star Line, First Class teapot with rose design

White Star Line, First Class teapot with rose design. 4ins

Background imageHandle Collection: White Star Line, First Class teapot

White Star Line, First Class teapot
White Star Line: First-Class teapot, superb colours but damage to the inside of the rim. 3ins

Background imageHandle Collection: White Star Line, First Class OSNC milk jug

White Star Line, First Class OSNC milk jug
White Star Line, First Class Oceanic Steam Navigation Company a la carte milk jug decorated in cobalt blue with gilt Greek key pattern. 3ins

Background imageHandle Collection: White Star Line, Minton First Class teapot in cobalt blue

White Star Line, Minton First Class teapot in cobalt blue
White Star Line, Mintons First Class teapot for one decorated in cobalt blue. 4ins

Background imageHandle Collection: 19th century brass and wood tiller bar

19th century brass and wood tiller bar
MARITIME: A good quality 19th century brass and wood tiller bar with an acorn type handle which unscrews to replace the wooden handle. Measuring 35ins. long. Weighs 7.5kg

Background imageHandle Collection: Harland & Wolff oak campaign chest with five drawers

Harland & Wolff oak campaign chest with five drawers
HARLAND & WOLFF: 19th century oak campaign chest of two short and three long drawers unusually in one section as opposed to two marked to the reverse with yard number 289 denoting the ship

Background imageHandle Collection: Siebe Gorman pump converted to drinks cabinet

Siebe Gorman pump converted to drinks cabinet
MARITIME: a rare fully fitted Admiralty pattern two diver twin cylinder double acting pump by Siebe Gorman & Co Ltd, London converted to a bespoke drinks cabinet. 23ins. x 42ins. x 20ins

Background imageHandle Collection: White Star Line, First Class Elkington water jug

White Star Line, First Class Elkington water jug
White Star Line, First Class Elkington oversize water jug and cover with date letter for 1911. 12ins. Date: 1911

Background imageHandle Collection: White Star Line, First Class Elkington coffee pot

White Star Line, First Class Elkington coffee pot
White Star Line, First Class Elkington oversize coffee pot and cover with date letter for 1911. 11ins. Date: 1911

Background imageHandle Collection: White Star Line, Goldsmiths muffin dish and cover

White Star Line, Goldsmiths muffin dish and cover
White Star Line, First Class silver plated Goldsmiths muffin dish and cover

Background imageHandle Collection: The Land Girl

The Land Girl
A side profile portrait painting of a girl who is grasping the wooden handle of a gardening tool, she is wearing baggy shirt and a sun hat, in the countryside. Date: circa 1922

Background imageHandle Collection: Arrol-Johnston Advertisement

Arrol-Johnston Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for Arrol-Johnston Ltd. showcasing the Arrol-Johnston 15.9 H.P. car, a model that any novice can handle almost immediately. Date: circa 1920



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