Lot #461: Thorne’s Extra Super Creme Toffee shop display tin
We have this late 19th century Thorne’s Extra Super Crême Toffee shop counter display tin in our upcoming sale. This particular tin is fairly rare. You usually come across smaller, later versions which were sold to the public.
Henry Thorne & Co Ltd was based in Lady Lane, Leeds. Thorne’s began trading in 1837 as a mustard and chicory shop however they became best known for their ‘Health Cocoa’ and confectionery. Like Cadbury, Terry and Fry, the Thorne family were Quakers. The factory eventually closed in 1972.
Lot 485: Bing live steam engine and tender – Black Prince no 1902
We have such a range of items in this fortnight’s sale that there’s sure to be something to take your fancy.
Lots include a vintage Bing live steam engine, miniature Whitbread tin pub signs, a miniature Victorian doll’s shop and a vintage Scandinavian glass-topped table.
Finally, we have a number of framed original charcoal landscape drawings by local artist, Roger Barr.
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Lot 486: Victorian dolls shop and small amount of accessories
Lot 483: Danish retro table by Sika Mobler