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A Handbook of Railway Stations

A Handbook of Railway Stations. This is an official handbook of railway stations in Great Britain and Ireland. It lists Station Accommodation, including Crane Power, Junctions, Sidings, Collieries and Works etc with County Region, the Executive or Company and Position. Pages – 494 pages. Published in 1956 by the British Transport Commission, Railway Clearing House, 203 Eversholt Street, London NW1. ... Read More »

The Abertillery Labour Exchange

The Abertillery Labour Exchange. It was said by one of Churchill’s biographers Mr Philip Guedella that Churchill had introduced Labour Exchanges to the UK after a preliminary survey of the German system in operation in Alsace. Others state David Lloyd George as the founder, although the scheme was later approved and passed by Parliament. The Labour Exchange Act of 1909. ... Read More »

A Pair of Vintage Dexter Roller Skates – And the History of Roller Skating at Abertillery

A Pair of Vintage Dexter Roller Skates. A pair of Vintage Dexter Roller Skates with Bakelite wheels a set of Dexter stamped metal wheels with hub caps. Made from leather, Bakelite and metal. Size – There is no size stamped on the boots although there dimensions are 12″ x 10″ inches. There are 15 lace holes with 72″ inch long ... Read More »

A Victorian Penny Lick

A Victorian Penny Lick. These penny lick glasses were an early form of cone handed out by the street cart ice-cream vendors. After the ice-cream was licked from the glass, the vendor would dip the penny-lick into a small basin of water ready for the next customer to use. Made from glass. Size – These solid glass licks were small ... Read More »

A Pair of Ladies Vintage Leather Boots

A Pair of Ladies Vintage Leather Boots. A pair of museum quality ladies vintage leather boots with waxed laces.  Made from leather and iron. Black leather uppers with brown leather soles strengthened with iron studs with iron toe and heel plates.  Size 9″ x 3 1/4″ x 8″ inches. Shoe size ladies 2.  Read More »

A Pair of Children’s Vintage Leather Hobnail Boots (C.W.S.) Co-operative Wholesale Society

A Pair of Children’s Vintage Leather Hobnail Boots (C.W.S.) Co-operative Wholesale Society. A pair of museum quality child’s vintage leather hobnail boots with waxed laces. Made by Goliath Boot Manufacturers and distributed by the C.W.S. Co-operative Wholesale Society.  Dated circa 1930.  Made from leather and iron. Black leather uppers with brown leather soles strengthened with iron studs and hobnails with ... Read More »

A Pair of Children’s Vintage Leather Boots

A Pair of Children’s Vintage Leather Boots. A pair of museum quality child’s vintage leather boots with waxed laces.  Made from leather and iron. Black leather uppers with brown leather soles strengthened with iron studs with iron toe and heel plates.  Size 7″ x 3″ x 5″ inches. Shoe size, children’s 7.  Read More »

10538 OVERTURE/FIRST MOVEMENT (JUMPING BIZ)…….REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

A Side……. 10538 Overture B Side……. First Movement (Jumping Biz) Label/No……. Harvest HAR-053 Pressed in ……. Republic of Ireland Notes……. These Republic of Ireland pressings states made in Gt Britain although were pressed in the Republic of Ireland, this can be verified by the different font text on both labels. Read More »

WILD WEST HERO…….UNITED KINGDOM

ALBUM……. Wild West Hero. Label/No……. Chevron CHVL-146. Pressed in……. United Kingdom. SIDE 1 Wild West Hero. Turn To Stone. 10538 Overture. Livin’ Thing. Sweet Talkin’ Woman. Telephone Line. SIDE 2 Mr Blue Sky. Showdown. Evil Woman. Rockaria.. Roll Over Beethoven. Shine A Little Love. Notes……. This is not a record featuring the Electric Light Orchestra, the record was produced to ... Read More »

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