Saturday, May 14, 2011

Boot scrapers, timber crates, Buttons, Scales

4 lbs.....a weight measure phased out in Australia from 1970
These were pharmacy scales.
Cast Iron Boot Scrapers
 This one is a bit special,it was made by A.Kenrick & Sons:
 Archibald Kenrick & Sons, Ltd., Spons Lane, West Bromwich, established 1791, a family firm in which six Kenricks were named amongst the management in the 1908 Ryland Directory. A quality iron foundry, they also cast some brass items designed by Christopher Dresser. Closed 1991
 wheel tool, possibly used for book binding or may be leather work
  a bag o' vintage buttons
 A wheel of letters, a 'LOG STAMP' made from cast iron by
G. MacIntosh of Kyogle.
 Timber desk tidy
  Woodwork Plane
Robert McConnell
Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
Circa 1950
 Have no idea what this is but it would make a great door stop!
 Vintage pottery/ceramic piggy bank.
 Vintage pedal bin