Cartridge sign

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Date:Not Recorded

Description:This hollow painted metal sign, shaped as a shotgun cartridge with inscription, would have been designed for a gunsmith's or armourer's shop. It has a built-in wrought-iron bracket support. It dates from the early 20th century. Height 455mm, Length 1222mm, Width 308mm


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1700s
Swan Inn sign
Swan Inn sign

This gilded wood pub sign is shaped as a swimming swan, lapped by waves, with partly ...

1770s
Apothecary's sign
Apothecary's sign

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1800s
Cobbler's sign
Cobbler's sign

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1830s
Boar's head - 3/4 view
Boar's head - 3/4 view

This is a large Victorian wall plaque, made of pine and shaped as a boar's head ...

1870s
Hatter's sign
Hatter's sign

This is a tole peintre [painted sheet metal] hatter's sign, shaped as a top hat. ...

1900s
Fishmonger's sign
Fishmonger's sign

This hanging fishmonger's sign in the form of a leaping fish, painted in pink, grey ...

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Source: Compton Verney House Trust

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