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Wooden Knitting Sheaths

Knitting sheaths were devices, traditionally carved from wood, to aid knitting. The importance of the sheath cannot be underestimated, not only were they used to mend and darn socks, gloves, hats and wool items but to supplement their incomes by making and selling...

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STORY BEHIND THE OBJECT

STORY BEHIND THE OBJECT

MINIATURE MANSCHESTER TERRIER CRAVAT PIN We have been trying to identify the breed of dog in the miniature attached to this cravat pin. After much research and by sheer coincidence (through a conversation with another dealer) we now know the dog is a...

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The Watch Shaped Thermometer

The Watch Shaped Thermometer

                The story behind the watch shaped thermometer invented by Moritz Immisch(1838-1903). Moritz Immisch was born in Germany and was the eldest son of August Christian Immisch, a watchmaker. After graduating from University he and a younger brother...

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Curiosities

Curiosities

The wonderful thing about the antique business is there is always something you have never seen or heard of that takes you on a wonderful journey through history. We get eminence joy and pleasure from buying and researching the items and are still always amazed by the...

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