Pincer's sign

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Date:1900 - 1950 (c.)

Description:This sign, a large model of a pair of pincers, was possibly manufactured as an ironmonger's shop display piece. Made of ash, it dates from the first half of 20th century. Height 1170 mm, Width 578 mm, Depth 115 mm


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1700s
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1770s
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1800s
Cobbler's sign
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1830s
Boar's head - 3/4 view
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1870s
Hatter's sign
Hatter's sign

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1900s
Fishmonger's sign
Fishmonger's sign

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Source: Compton Verney House Trust

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