THE ORIENT EXPRESS,
19th century, a rare 'Orient' folding wrought iron travelling berth, fitted folding side rail inset with mahogany panelling and an Art Nouveau floral plaque, the spring base with oval plaque inscribed 'Orient, Hoskins & Son Ltd, Neptune Works, Birmingham',
Take advantage of our Sworders Delivery Service. Please see 'Shipping estimate' below.
Sold for £650
Surface rusting and oxidisation. Additional images uploaded.
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Auction: Out of the Ordinary - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Wed, 14th Apr 2021
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