Not just any saw... this is a Great American Toothed Crosscut saw with the typical 'M' pattern teeth, ideal for hand cutting through tree trunks. The crosscut teeth allow for the cut and clearing of the sawdust on every stroke. This impressive saw stands over 3ft high and is in great condition. Vintage saws are … Continue reading Vintage Crosscut Saw
As we stock a wide range of the weird and wonderful, this little gem stood out to me bringing back memories of the adverts on TV, where the kid with glasses was the sheriff, and fueled by a Milkybar, no one would stand in his way! Milkybar is one of the UK and Ireland's most … Continue reading Are you the milky bar kid?
It used to drive me mad when I was 'young' and my mum would go on about the ' good old days'. Now I'm doing the same! Has this always been the case through history? Did stone age parents tell their children about the good old days? As a young child I played for hours … Continue reading ‘The good old days!’
A stall holder brought in a Mortar Board cap and cape to sell. she said she loved the box it came in! When I looked up the firm I discovered they are probably the oldest tailors in the world! Studalls started the bussiness, creating high quality robes for the coronation of their majesties William and … Continue reading Ede and Ravenscroft Ltd, the oldest tailors in the world!
William of Wykeham was a small boy when his family moved to Wickham village. John deScures, Lord of Wickham manor realised that William was a bright boy so he helped fund his education at Winchester school. William became Bishop of Winchester, founded New College Oxford and was twice lord Chancellor of England. He died in … Continue reading ‘Manners makyth man’ William of Wykeham 1320-1404
If you're interested in war memorabilia you will love Steve and Gil's 'man cave.' Gil travels to France to bring back anything from First World War trench art to propaganda leaflets from the Second World War. This Police truncheon is over 180 years old, from William IV reign.
Two ornate jewellery caskets dating back to 1909 have appeared in the market. Made in France to display beautiful jewellery for the exhibition. They have survived 107 years and hopefully will for a lot longer!
Warwick Market sells everything from Retro 'style', Retro, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Vintage and Antique items. It can be confusing as to what an items is classified! Nick, one of our stall holders summed it up for me. Antique is over 100 years old, Art Nouveau is usually pre 1920's, Art Deco 1920's-1945, Vintage is … Continue reading Retro, Vintage or Antique?