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Antique Brass Letter Box Post Slot Vintage Architectural Vintage WT&Sons Old

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Seller: interestingandcollectible-04 (7,928) 99.4%, Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 191989737490 Antique Brass Letter Box Post Slot Vintage Architectural Vintage WT&Sons Old William Tonks founded this firm in 1789 (or 1794?). They won gold medals at the 1851 and 1862 Exhibitions in London and in 1855 at Paris. The larger factory in Moseley Street was opened in the early 1860s and most items now found will date from after this time.By 1869 they had developed the eight-pointed 'sun' trade mark showing two eyes and a mouth. WT&S, W. Tonks & Sons, Birmingham, then 201, Moseley Street, Birmingham making cast and wrought brass products. Manufacturer of architectural hardware, art metalware, campaign metalware, ecclesiastical metalwork and an early fabricator of decorative patterned tubes. The Tonks family surname is the lists of Birmingham brassfounders before the 1800s. Later the 'WT&S' initials were sometimes inserted instead for the marks on some items but other items had a smaller, empty sun on items designed in the 1900s. Their 1890 catalogue was of 664 pages detailing a vast array of builders hardware and domestic items. Later production included the more appealing domestic designs. 7.5" by 3.5"slot 4.7/8" by 1.5" 155mm width between bolt holes >>>>>>>>PLEASE READ Condition: faded/ used / old / aged / the spring has gone, Sub-Type: Letter Boxes/ Slots, Material: Brass, Type: Door Hardware/ Accessories, Style: Edwardian

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