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Smelting House Mark of C.Hoare

Piece of tin stamped with shield and lion C Hoare stamped on reverse bottom left hand side

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Smelting House Mark of Trereife

Lamb and flag, flag with Saint Andrews cross

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Smelting House Mark CIERVO

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End of A Small Ingot With Stamp of William Harvey And Company Limited Mellanear

Reverse has the stamp "GUARANTEED 999"

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Smelting House Mark of Thomas Daniel

Circular depicting Pelican and two trees

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Smelting House Mark of L C Daubuz Truro

Circular with rising phoenix in centre

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Mellanear Smelting House Mark

Lamb and flag with the word Mellanear underneath

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Smelting House Mark of Thomas Daniell, Truro

Central section circular with a bird possibly a phoenix two side pieces with the words THOMAS DANIELL TRURO displayed like --O--

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Bullocks Shoes

Two bullock's shoes, made of iron. Presumably there would have been four (unless it was a very clever bullock).

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Piece of Carved Wood Found Under Plaster At 21 Queen Street Penzance

Carved wooden cornice, circa 18th century, face with decorations either side, floral.

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Bottle, Mineral Water With Ally

Inscribed 'THIS BOTTLE IS THE PROPERTY OF WILLIAM EDDY PENZANCE & NEWLYN EST 1870'.

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Matches

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Flint, Fire Making

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Steel, Fire Making

Two pieces of steel, with hook, for making fires

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Tinder Horn

Tinder horn made from a large animal horn. Has the letters GB scratched into it. Top of horn is very brittle and parts have broken off. There is a cork bung in the top which is also very brittle.

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