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Wick Antiques Ltd
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Wick Antiques was established by Charles Wallrock in the early 1980s. Having grown up in the Antiques world Charles developed an extensive wealth of knowledge. Starting out as a ‘man with a van’ he quickly gained a good reputation and embarked on a longstanding relationship with Harrods. He was later joined by his wife, Caroline Wallrock. Caroline having completed a Persian degree, went on to study at Christie’s fine art and then joined Sotheby’s specializing in Islamic and Japanese works of art, as well as taking the occasional auction. Together they make a formidable team with extensive knowledge and buy and sell some of the best items on the market.
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Three Mortice Chisels, All with Sturdy Ash Handles by Sorby & Co

REF: LA458230
£160
€187
$201
Certified DealerApproved listing354 sales by dealer
Certified DealerApproved listing354 sales by dealer
Description
Three mortice chisels, all with sturdy ash handles by Sorby & Co with steel blades, two stamped T. Turton & Sons, another by Sorby & Co, one also stamped Sheaf Works and all bearing the initial W.D for the War Department, dated 1862. English. Footnote:- These three chisels represent three of the most famous firms from the great age of steel manufacturing in Sheffield. Sorby & Co was founded in 1828 and remains a world leading manufacturer and exporter of specialist woodworking tools and equipment. William Greaves & Co was founded in 1823 when William built the Sheaf plate works between the Sheffield Canal and the station with the object of taking in the crude iron at one end and turning it out at the other ready for use. The Sheaf Works became the largest business in this area at the time but by 1839 they were occupied by Thomas Turton & Sons.
measurements
Height:
13 in
declaration
Wick Antiques Ltd has clarified that the Three Mortice Chisels, All with Sturdy Ash Handles by Sorby & Co (LA458230) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1862
location
This Three Mortice Chisels, All with Sturdy Ash Handles by Sorby & Co is located in Hampshire, United Kingdom

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