Monthly Archives: April 2011

c1890 SULLIVAN & DOWNING hardware store sign NORWICH CT

Absolutely gorgeous vintage 19th century sign. SULLIVAN & DOWNING – hardware store – once on Central Street in Norwich, CT Measures 10′ 2″ long x 22″ high – is 3″ thick Black sand background with white lettering – unique tin affixed on each side where ‘tinning’ is noted on lower left! Solid frame! DOUBLE SIDED! […]

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UNIQUE W. C. Heller, Montpellier, OH – OAK hardware STORE cabinet glass pane 94″

Unique Hardware store hanging wall cabinet Made of oak – salvaged out of OLD SAYBROOK, CT – this is a SOLID – heavy piece. The cabinet doors open on both sides. I tried to photograph the angles showing how the front cabinet section opens. The right and left side have old green felt on the […]

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c1860 oak HARDWARe store APOTHECARY cabinet 83x52x17″

Wonderful APOTHECARy style cabinet from a 19th century HARDWARE store. Made of oak – salvaged out of OLD LYME, CT – this is a SOLID – heavy piece. The right side drawers are all dovetailed – the left side or bank of drawers are nailed consturction. Square nailed construction in other areas – old porcelain […]

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EARLY 20th century Peckham Wolf lumber yard sign – NY state

Great sign found in south – central NY state. Super graphics – and a lumber yard with quite the extensive list of items – almost seems as if it was pre-cursor to today’s home depot/lowe’s model of service. I bet though, that they did it better! Sign measures 8′ long – is a single board, […]

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19th century NORTHVILLE, NY post office signs

Great old signs from NORTHVILLE, NY post office. Last quarter, 19th century – pine boards. Great color & patina! SOLD

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RARE hard to find OVAL WINDOW SASH c1850 45 x 27 x 1″

RARE – hard to find OVAL window frame sash These are one of the hardest salvage pieces to find. Inevitably when ever we can we buy these windows – knowing they sell – and sell they do – this one, like the last three we’ve had over the last two years sold VERY QUICKLY! Frame […]

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PRIMITVE c1840-50 MAINE bootjack end BENCH 83″ x 26″ h

This is a wonderful mid 19th cenutry BENCH found in mid-coast MAINE. FRESH piece – this was picked less than two weeks ago – it has a SUPER look to it. Scrubbed surface – wonderful bootjack design on legs – and GREAT size for a room or entryway! Deep & big storage on the inside. […]

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LARGE double door GLASS showcase c1930 MAPLE 8′ h x 6′

Pretty double glass door cabinet. Used in a knife shop in Hartford, CT that has gone out of business. Circa 1930′s vintage. Original glass – doors slide with ease. Has a locking mechanism – but no key present. Made of MAPLE – HIGH quality craftsmanship. Cabinet measures 6′ long is 8′ tall and 11″ deep. […]

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HUGE c1930 APOTHECARY cabinet 99 drawers 14′ L x 5′ H

Gorgeous – LARGE – 14′ long apothecary style cabinet. Salvaged out of a shop in Hartford, CT Made of cherry – HIGH quality craftsmanship. Has a large paneled backsplash. Cabinet measures 14′ long is 61″ tall and 12″ deep. The back splash measures 23″ high. Graduated draws that measure 8″ wide – are 5″ high […]

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ANTIQUE fairbanks DOCTORS platform SCALE measurement

Great early 20th century FAIRBANKS doctor’s PLATFORM scale. GREAT old paint and decals on the scale – in numerous places. Has old measurement pole. Scale is operational (I had my daughters test it at the flea market before I bought it this morning!) Great functional & decor piece! Measures 54″ high – is 19″ wide […]

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