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Background imageShiny Collection: Metropolitan Police whistle and chain

Metropolitan Police whistle and chain
A Metropolitan Police whistle and chain

Background imageShiny Collection: UFO crash at Roswell, New Mexico

UFO crash at Roswell, New Mexico
Irving Newton, Met. Officer at Roswell USAFB, New Mexico, holds debris of a supposed flying saucer found by rancher Mac Brazel, stated by the US Air Force to be a weather balloon

Background imageShiny Collection: Vintage Bentley Speed 6 at Locquirec, Brittany, France

Vintage Bentley Speed 6 at Locquirec, Brittany, France
Vintage Bentley Speed 6 (6.5 litre) with driver at the wheel in Locquirec, Brittany, north-west France. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageShiny Collection: Lifeguards on horseback, Horse Guards Parade, London

Lifeguards on horseback, Horse Guards Parade, London
Lifeguards on horseback in Horse Guards Parade, London. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageShiny Collection: English Rose kitchen advert, woman with desserts

English Rose kitchen advert, woman with desserts
Advertisement for English Rose Kitchen Equipment featuring a young housewife with a tea trolley and a selection of desserts, cakes and tea. Date: 1952

Background imageShiny Collection: Cocker Spaniel

Cocker Spaniel
A Cocker Spaniel with a shiny black coat. Date: 1928

Background imageShiny Collection: Wizard of Oz / Tin Man

Wizard of Oz / Tin Man
The Tin Woodman looking all shiny and bright

Background imageShiny Collection: Slice of Canyon Diablo meteorite

Slice of Canyon Diablo meteorite
Iron meteorites, when sliced open and etched with acid, typically show a distinctive criss-cross pattern called a Widmanstatten pattern. This slice is 15cm across

Background imageShiny Collection: Cub Scout washing a window, Scout Job Week

Cub Scout washing a window, Scout Job Week
A Cub Scout washing a window which displays a poster advertising Scout Job Week. 1970s

Background imageShiny Collection: Inside a Lambretta dealers shop

Inside a Lambretta dealers shop
A shop with a very large stock of Lambretta scooters. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageShiny Collection: Metropolitan Police whistle and chain

Metropolitan Police whistle and chain
A Metropolitan Police whistle and chain

Background imageShiny Collection: Marie Loftus music hall dancer and singer 1857-1940

Marie Loftus music hall dancer and singer 1857-1940
Marie Loftus music hall dancer and singer, pantomime star. Reputation for singing risqu songs. Mother of Cissie Loftus, music hall mimic. In costume holding rose

Background imageShiny Collection: Coleoptera sp. metallic beetles

Coleoptera sp. metallic beetles
A pair of gold and silver metallic beetles side by side

Background imageShiny Collection: Roanoid bakelite doorknob and keyhole cover

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

Background imageShiny Collection: Barman standing by well-stocked bar

Barman standing by well-stocked bar
Barman standing by a well-stocked bar. The cash register displays an advertisement for Bass & Co Barley Wine. Packets of Capstan cigarettes are on display below. Date: circa 1910

Background imageShiny Collection: Advertisement for Esso Petroleum

Advertisement for Esso Petroleum -- reflections on car bodies at Fawley Refinery, Hampshire. 1959

Background imageShiny Collection: Close-up of a vintage Bentley car

Close-up of a vintage Bentley car, with large headlamps and various badges. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageShiny Collection: Advertisement for Daimler hire cars with chauffeur

Advertisement for Daimler hire cars with chauffeur
Advertisement for Daimler hire cars, complete with chauffeur. Showing a Daimler landaulette in front of a large country house. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageShiny Collection: Christmas arrangement of holly, flowers and bell

Christmas arrangement of holly, flowers and bell
Christmas arrangement of holly and flowers with a bell hanging above, all dusted with white powder

Background imageShiny Collection: Small boy with chrome shiny silver pedal car

Small boy with chrome shiny silver pedal car
Small boy in a beautiful silver chrome pedal car with his proud Father alongside

Background imageShiny Collection: Iron meteorite

Iron meteorite
This meteorite is the product of atmospheric melting, as are stony achondrites. Specimen held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageShiny Collection: Market Reports - Commodity Market

Market Reports - Commodity Market
Market Reports - A Fall in Copper created some excitement! 1903

Background imageShiny Collection: Woman in shoe shine booth Lisbon

Woman in shoe shine booth Lisbon
Shoe shine booths in a Lisbon Street, Portugal. People sit in the small cabins to have their shoes cleaned and shined Date: 1988

Background imageShiny Collection: Shoot for Kamella - children's clothes brand

Shoot for Kamella - children's clothes brand
Client: Stonehouse Advertising - shoot for Kamella children's clothes brand - young blonde boy in patterned raincoat sitting on a large shiny ball Date: circa 1967

Background imageShiny Collection: Woollands Catalogue shoot - Evening wear

Woollands Catalogue shoot - Evening wear
Two young ladies in pretty evening dresses acompanied by a youthful gent in full evening dress - possiby a Woollands Catalogue shoot. Smart interior. Date: circa 1958

Background imageShiny Collection: John Gilbert - American actor, screenwriter and director

John Gilbert - American actor, screenwriter and director
John Gilbert (1897-1936) - American actor, screenwriter and director. Gilbert ose to fame during the silent film era and became a popular leading man known as The Great Lover. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageShiny Collection: Comic postcard, Two men with motorcycle - rear light Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Two men with motorcycle - rear light Date: 20th century

Background imageShiny Collection: Jaguar car

Jaguar car, registration WFJ 938. 1960s

Background imageShiny Collection: Pegasus jet engine fan from Harrier jump jet, Rolls Royce

Pegasus jet engine fan from Harrier jump jet, Rolls Royce
AIRCRAFT/TRANSPORT: A Pegasus jet engine fan from a Harrier jump jet fighter/bomber made by Rolls Royce and converted to a coffee table with a toughened glass top and stylised chromed base

Background imageShiny 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 imageShiny 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 imageShiny Collection: White Star Line, Goldsmiths caviar pot on stand

White Star Line, Goldsmiths caviar pot on stand
White Star Line, rare Goldsmiths caviar pot with flag logo and hinged lid on stand. 7ins

Background imageShiny Collection: White Star Line, silver plated set of four napkin rings

White Star Line, silver plated set of four napkin rings
White Star Line, First Class silver plated set of four napkin rings with flag logo

Background imageShiny Collection: White Star Line, First Class silver plated oval tureen cover

White Star Line, First Class silver plated oval tureen cover
White Star Line, large First Class silver plated oval tureen cover decorated with stars around the rim and house flag. 17ins

Background imageShiny Collection: English Actress Gladys Gray

English Actress Gladys Gray
English Stage Actress Gladys Gray - promotional postcard for Anami Shampoo products! Date: 1926

Background imageShiny Collection: Mansion Polish Advertisement Illustration

Mansion Polish Advertisement Illustration
An advertisement illustration promoting Mansion Polish, it comically shows a gathering of small rabbits on a shiny floor, with the large figure of a giraffe lurching through the open window

Background imageShiny Collection: A Country Bunch

A Country Bunch
A still life painting of a vase of country flowers, varying greatly in type and colour, arranged with balance in a shiny blue vase. Date: circa 1917

Background imageShiny Collection: Green Bird

Green Bird
A portrait painting of a lady, wearing a blue, baggy patterned dress, while holding a shiny ceramic figure of a green bird

Background imageShiny Collection: White Star Line - Elkington silver plated serving dish

White Star Line - Elkington silver plated serving dish, White Star Line stamped on base, eight stars on rim. 10 inches. Date: 20th century

Background imageShiny Collection: White Star Line - Elkington plate vegetable tureen and cover

White Star Line - Elkington plate vegetable tureen and cover
White Star Line - First-Class Elkington plate circular vegetable tureen and cover. 8.5 inches. Date: 20th century

Background imageShiny Collection: White Star Line - silver plated cover

White Star Line - silver plated cover
White Star Line silver plated lid/cover, logo to one side, three stars either side and one star to handle. Height 3.5 inches. Date: 20th century

Background imageShiny Collection: Ocean Liners - assorted metal items

Ocean Liners - assorted metal items
Ocean Liners - assorted metal and enamel items, ashtrays and tea strainer, from RMS Ivernia, MV Britannic, RMS Berengaria, etc. Date: 20th century

Background imageShiny Collection: White Star Line - serving tureen lid and napkin ring

White Star Line - serving tureen lid and napkin ring
White Star Line - First Class serving tureen lid 6.5 inches, and napkin ring with Maltese Cross

Background imageShiny Collection: White Star Line - Elkington plate teapot and water jug

White Star Line - Elkington plate teapot and water jug
White Star Line - Elkington plate teapot 8 inches and water jug with later engraved White Star flag

Background imageShiny Collection: White Star Line - Elkington plate ash tray

White Star Line - Elkington plate ash tray
White Star Line - Elkington plate First Class ashtray

Background imageShiny Collection: White Star Line - First Class pickle knife and fork

White Star Line - First Class pickle knife and fork

Background imageShiny Collection: White Star Line - Elkington plate jug, cover and bowl

White Star Line - Elkington plate jug, cover and bowl
White Star Line - Elkington plate milk jug, base metal tureen cover, and bowl

Background imageShiny Collection: White Star Line - collection of cutlery

White Star Line - collection of cutlery
White Star Line - collection of miscellaneous White Star and later cutlery, one cake fork, four fish knives and five spoons. Date: 20th century



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