Collectables

Our shop "3bc Vintage" offers this unique selection of antique and vintage, second-hand collectables, including hand desk accessories and interesting ideas for the home office, man cave and woman shed.

  • We have vintage advertising, packaging and merchandising such as Victorian beer bottles and cream pots, and branded ashtrays and water jugs.

  • We have vintage metal tins and highly collectable gramophone needle tins.

  • We stock vintage toys, games and other memorabilia.

  • We have silver-mounted scent bottles and solid silver pill boxes and trinket boxes.

  • We have antique and vintage perpetual calendars, desktop thermometers, book ends, paperweights and curios, including many items in Bakelite and other early plastics.

  • We also have antique and vintage binoculars, field glasses and opera glasses.
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Rototherm Red Bakelite Dual Scale Desk Thermometer

A mid-20th century Rototherm desktop thermometer in rare red Bakelite and with dual readings in Centigrade and Fahrenheit. Second-hand.
€90.00

Blue Glass Apothecary Bottle With Label

An original, blue, glass dye bottle from France. 15cm or 6" tall. Second-hand.
€37.00

Gilbey's Ashtray

A handmade, pale-blue, brand advertising ashtray, produced by James Green & Nephews Ltd for Gilbey's, the famous wine and spirits merchant. Second-hand.
€45.00

Large Bouillon Kub Tin

A large, metal, display tin from France, for retailing of the powdered bouillon mix. Second-hand.
€25.00

Denby EP Shaw & Co Ltd Mineral Water Bottle

An original, stoneware mineral water bottle from Victorian Britain and made by the famous Denby pottery. Second-hand.
€26.00

Crofton's Stores Large Stoneware Cream Pot

A large, Victorian dairy cream pot from late 19th, or early 20th century Britain. Second-hand.
Sold.

Eclipse Razor Blades Disposal Tin

A small, mid 20th century, British razor blades disposal tin. Second-hand.
Sold.

Pears Jif Shaving Stick Trial Size Tin

A rare, small sample tin for a shaving stick. Second-hand.
€25.00

Odeon Gramophone Needle Tin

A small, metal tin with rare, pink graphics from mid 20th Century Germany. Second-hand.
€30.00

Bohin Gramophone Needle Tin - Tuxedo 200 Fortes

A rare, metal tin with great graphics from one of France's premier manufacturers. Second-hand.
€38.00

Hailwood's Dairy Manchester Small Cream Pot

A small, stoneware dairy cream pot with a brown glazed top, from early 20th century Britain. Second-hand.
Sold.

Sharwood Green Label Stoneware Curry Paste Pot

A 6 ounce retail jar from mid 20th century Britain. Second-hand.
Sold.

D Provoost Ghent Green Uranium Glass Siphon

An early to mid 20th century soda siphon from the Flemish part of Belgium, in green uranium or Vaseline glass. Second-hand.
€63.00

Buttercup Dairy Large Cream Pot

A collectable stoneware dairy cream pot with blue top, in the largest of the three sizes used for Buttercup cream. Second-hand.
Sold.

Buttercup Dairy Large Cream Pot

The largest of the three available sizes, a stoneware cream jar from early 20th century Britain. Second-hand.
Sold.

Kodak Pocket No. 1 Camera Series II

An impressive folding camera and accessories, made for use with Eastman Kodak's Autographic 120 film during the 1920s. Second-hand.
€40.00

Soho Myna All Distance Camera

A fixed aperture, two stop, British, folding camera made for 120 film during the 1930s. Second-hand.
€30.00

Rototherm Space Age Red Dial Desktop Thermometer

A small and quite rare, 1950s or 1960s, metal and plastic desktop thermometer, made by the reliable British maker with dual Celsius and Fahrenheit readings. Second-hand.
Sold.

Calendox Major Bakelite Punch Magazine Desk Calendar

A 1930s, brown, British, Bakelite, promotional perpetual calendar. Second-hand.
€68.00

Warner Bros Sylvester the Cat Bottle Stopper

A merchandised bottle stopper from the Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies cartoon series. Second-hand.
€15.00

Art Deco French Chrome and Marble Perpetual Desk Calendar

An Art Deco style, French language, desktop perpetual calendar in chrome plate and yellow plastic, mounted on a marble base. Second-hand.
Sold.

Green Dati Perpetual Desk Calendar by Arlac

A German language, 1970s desktop perpetual calendar in bright green. Second-hand.
Sold.

Royal Verkade Biscuit Tin

A large, metal, lithographed biscuit tin from the Netherlands. Second-hand.
€10.00

Rototherm Joseph Lucas Space Age Desktop Thermometer

A rare and very distinct, British desktop thermometer, from the 1960s or 1970s in a round, clear plastic case. Second-hand.
€60.00

TN Nomura Japanese Tinplate "Aerial Ropeway " Toy Cable Car

A tinplate, toy cable car and original box from 1950s or 1960s Japan. Second-hand.
€64.00

Rochdale & Oldham Stoneware Mineral Water Bottle

A Victorian or early 20th century, stoneware mineral water bottle, from northern Britain. Second-hand.
Sold.

F.J. Reece Pure Botanic Beer Bottle

A stoneware, alcohol-free, botanical beer bottle, from Victorian or early 20th century Wales. Second-hand.
€23.00

Large Teclo Tortas Mezcla Tin

A large and colourful, metal cake mix tin from Spain. Second-hand.
€36.00

Emerald Green Apa Gazoasa Soda Siphon

A mid 20th Century, green glass soda siphon from Romania. Second-hand.
€38.00

Rototherm Brown Bakelite Dual Scale Desk Thermometer

A mid-20th century desktop thermometer in brown, with readings in Centigrade and Fahrenheit. Second-hand.
€37.00

Green Belgian Sliwka Bottle

A green glass bottle, from Belgium. Second-hand.
€9.00

Wigtownshire Creamery Large Stoneware Cream Pot

A large, Scottish, stoneware cream pot, from the early 20th century. Second-hand.
Sold.

J Larquie Bordeaux Blue Glass Soda Siphon

A French soda siphon in a vibrant blue glass. Second-hand.
€69.00

Drew & Co Oswestry Ginger Beer Bottle

An original, stoneware ginger beer bottle from Victorian Britain. Second-hand.
€22.00

Licensed Victuallers Blue Top Ginger Beer Bottle

A fairly rare stoneware ginger beer bottle, from early 20th century Britain. Second-hand.
€55.00

Douwe Egberts Wall Mounted Coffee Grinder

An adjustable, wall mounted coffee grinder, made by Zassenhaus for Douwe Egberts. Second-hand.
Sold.

Dickie Spielzeug Toy Cable Car

A modern, plastic, toy cable car from Germany. Second-hand.
Sold.

J Eardley of Sheffield Blue Glass Soda Siphon

A mid 20th Century, blue, glass soda siphon from Sheffield. Second-hand.
Sold.

Cosmo Battery Operated Toy Cable Car in Green

A 1960s, battery operated toy cable car from Hong Kong. New-old-Stock.
Sold.

Tagua Nut Parrot Corkscrew

A sweet, little vintage corkscrew, combining early phenolic resin plastics and a polished tagua nut to create a parrot with a green beak. From the 1930s to 1950s. Second-hand.
€60.00

Lehmann Rigi 900 Cable Car

A 1960s, tinplate, toy cable car from Germany. Second-hand.
Sold.

Marx Toys Rock n Roll Game of Skill

A 1950s or 1960s, table top game of skill with an aquatic theme, from Marx Toys. Second-hand.
Sold.

Cosmo Battery Operated Toy Cable Car in Red

A 1960s, battery operated toy cable car from Hong Kong. New-old-Stock.
Sold.

Blue and White Cast Iron Wall Mounted Coffee Grinder

A very old, authentic and working, wall mounted coffee grinder from continental Europe. Second-hand.
€40.00

Dark Blue Smith's Potato Crisps Tin

A promotional, British, metal advertising tin for Smith's crisps. Second-hand.
Sold.

Harry Berry Stoneware Ginger Pop Bottle

A stoneware ginger beer bottle, from early 20th century Britain. Second-hand.
€28.00

Wooden School Teaching Clock

A handmade, British teaching aid from around the 1950s. Second-hand.
€18.00

Southalls' Ginger Beer Bottle

A stoneware ginger beer bottle, from early 20th century Britain. Second-hand.
€18.00

Art Deco Chrome Plated Perpetual Calendar

A stylish, octagonal, desktop perpetual calendar in chrome plated metal and Bakelite. Second-hand.
Sold.

Delft 1970s Blue & White Curacao Bottle

A tall, branded decanter or flask with stopper, for the Chobolobo Curaçao Distillery. Second-hand.
€14.00

Art Nouveau Pewter Trinket Box

A small, ornate, pewter jewellery or trinket box with original lining. Second-hand.
Sold.

Huntly Creamery Large Stoneware Cream Pot

A large, stoneware, Scottish cream pot, from the early 20th century. Second-hand.
Sold.

Buttercup Dairy Large Cream Pot

A collectable stoneware dairy cream pot with blue top, from early 20th century Britain. Second-hand.
Sold.

Spada French Blue Glass Soda Siphon

A mid 20th Century, blue, glass soda siphon from France, marked SPADA AMIENS. Second-hand.
Sold.

Aster Tin Toy Cash Register

A mid 20th century, Japanese tin toy cash register. Second-hand.
€44.00

Early 1900s Wide Goodall Playing Cards with Tin Case

A pack of wide, beaver and maple design playing cards by Goodall & Son Ltd, paired with a period metal case. Second-hand.
€45.00

Tagua Nut Bird Card Game Trump Marker

A well made, charming suit indicator for card games. Second-hand.
€76.00

CGSM French Blue Glass Soda Siphon

A mid 20th Century, blue, glass soda siphon from France. Second-hand.
Sold.

Large Dunragit Dairy Stoneware Cream Pot

A large, stoneware, Scottish cream pot, from the early 20th century. Second-hand.
€21.00

Suze Liqueur Water Jug

A large, earthenware, promotional water jug for the French liqueur brand Suze. Second-hand.
Sold.

Daure Fils Bordeaux Orange Glass Soda Siphon

An early 20th Century soda siphon in rare, orange or peach-coloured glass. Second-hand.
Sold.

Brouwer & Co 1930s Belgian Tin

A large, rare, metal butcher's tin from 1930s Belgium. Second-hand.
€45.00

Café Gomia Belgium Coffee Tin

A mid 20th century coffee tin, branded in French and Dutch, with pop-out side pourer. Second-hand.
Sold.

Buttercup Dairy Small Cream Pot

A stoneware dairy cream pot with navy blue top, from early 20th century Britain. Second-hand.
Sold.

WMF Art Nouveau Jugendstil Photo Frame

A circa 1906, polished pewter photo frame from the collectable German manufacturer. Second-hand.
Sold.

Tom Young Silver and Blue Overlaid Glass Scent Bottle

A beautifully-worked, glass scent bottle with hallmarked silver collar by the Scottish glassmaker. Second-hand.
€55.00

Small Handmade Ricard Striped Fish Ashtray

A handmade, green, promotional ashtray for the French pastis brand. Second-hand.
€25.00

Revol Large Green Ricard Jug

A large, stoneware, promotional water jug for the French pastis brand Ricard. Second-hand.
Sold.

Large Handmade Ricard Fish & Starfish Ashtray

A handmade, red and green, aquatic, promotional ashtray for the French pastis brand. Second-hand.
€34.00

Handmade Yellow Ricard Ashtray With A Blue Fish

A cute, handmade, promotional ashtray for the French pastis brand. Second-hand.
€24.00

Small Handmade Aquatic Ricard Ashtray

A handmade, fish-themed, promotional ashtray for the French pastis brand. Second-hand.
€25.00

Small Art Nouveau Brass Photo Frame

An old brass photo frame in the Art Nouveau Style. Second-hand.
Sold.

Buttercup Dairy Small Cream Pot

An earthenware dairy cream pot with blue top, from early 20th century Britain. Second-hand.
€22.00

Jahncke Victorian Lacquered Pin Tin

A small, 19th century, branded and lacquered tin for pins. Second-hand.
€25.00

Large Ricard Water Jug

A large, stoneware, promotional water jug for the French pastis brand Ricard. Second-hand.
Sold.

ESL Black Bakelite Field Binoculars

A small pair of field or racing binoculars by British company ESL. Second-hand.
€16.00

Promotional Antibiotic Desk Thermometer

A novelty, promotional desktop thermometer from the 1950s by the American drug company Lilly. Second-hand.
€17.00

Spark Plug Model Biplane

A model biplane, handmade from a spark plug and various bits of scrap metal. Second-hand.
Sold.

Spark Plug Model Triplane

A small, model triplane, handmade from a spark plug and scrap metal. Second-hand.
€21.00

Victorian Salt Glazed Collection With Bols Amsterdam Bottle

A ready made set of Victorian salt-glazed bottles and pots including a Dutch Bols bottle and a salt-glazed ink pot. Second-hand.
€25.00

Victorian Salt Glazed Collection With Ginger Beer Bottle

A collection comprising an Uckfield Brewery ginger beer bottle and several smaller pots and jars. Second-hand.
Sold.

Rototherm Green Bakelite Desk Thermometer

A mid-20th century desktop thermometer in the rarer green, by British maker Rototherm. Second-hand.
Sold.

Chrome and Bakelite Desktop Perpetual Calendar

A perpetual desktop calendar in chrome and Bakelite, with a characterful, robot-like face. Second-hand.
Sold.

Campos Filhos and Victorian Salt Glazed Bottle Collection

A collection comprising a large, Portuguese bottle and a number of smaller, Victorian pots. Second-hand.
€30.00

Art Deco Wooden Bird Bookends

A pair of hand carved, wooden bookends from the 1930s or 1940s. Second-hand.
Sold.

Arthur Wilmore Pennington Silver Scent Bottle Holder

A Victorian, Sterling silver scent bottle holder with original scent bottle. Second-hand.
Sold.

Kenyons Red Railway Lantern

Alternative interior or exterior lighting with original paint and battery-powered LED string lighting. Second-hand.
Sold.

Red Batchlee "Bat" Roadworks Lantern

An alternative form of interior or exterior lighting: a roadworks lantern with LED string lighting. Second-hand.
Sold.

Red Batchlee "Bat" Roadworks Lantern

Alternative interior or exterior lighting. A roadworks lantern with original paint, burner and LED string lighting. Second-hand.
Sold.

Red Batchlee "Bat" Roadworks Lantern

Alternative interior or exterior lighting with original paint, burner and LED string lighting. Second-hand.
€53.00

French Space Age Ringed Planet Desk Thermometer

A charming desktop thermometer, from the 1950s or 1960s and styled like a ringed planet. Second-hand.
Sold.

Bakelite Junior Round Calendox Perpetual Calendar

A 1930s, rare, green Bakelite perpetual calendar by Charles Letts & Co. Second-hand.
Sold.

Dati Perpetual Desk Calendar by Arlac

A 1970s desktop perpetual calendar in bright orange by German manufacturer Arlac. Second-hand.
Sold.

Pucca Alarm Clock

A cute Pucca alarm clock, a Korean cartoon character who steals kisses to gain magic powers. Second-hand.
€21.00

Compact Folding Pocket Binoculars

A pair of Japanese, compact, pocket-size folding binoculars made by King. Second-hand.
Sold.

Circular Orange Plastic Perpetual Desk Calendar

A numeric, flip-over, desktop perpetual calendar in bright orange plastic. Second-hand.
Sold.

Art Nouveau Brass Desktop Perpetual Calendar

An old brass desktop perpetual calendar in the Art Nouveau Style. Second-hand.
Sold.

Edwardian Field Glasses and Case

A small, Edwardian pair of field binoculars in their original, inscribed case. Second-hand.
Sold.

Miller Brothers Sterling Silver and Glass Scent Bottle

A Victorian glass scent bottle with hallmarked, Sterling silver top, by Miller Brothers of Birmingham. Second-hand.
Sold.

Edwardian Leather Wallet with Silver Mounts

An Edwardian leather and silver mounted wallet made by Corke Brothers & Company. Second-hand.
Sold.

Henry Matthews Pierced Solid Silver Scent Bottle and Holder

A Victorian perfume bottle and pierced, solid Sterling silver sleeve, hallmarked for 1901. Second-hand.
Sold.

Tintin Resin Rocket

The 15cm version of the Moulinsart model. Second-hand.
Sold.

Sterling Silver Sweetie Pill Box

A hallmarked, modern pill box in solid Sterling silver. Second-hand.
Sold.

Robert Pringle & Sons Pierced Sterling Silver Scent Bottle Holder

A 1901, Chester hallmarked, Victorian, Sterling silver perfume and scent bottle holder. Second-hand.
€94.00