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Buy two books and get the Jazz Out the Ark CD FREE!

A SEASON WITH CARTERS STEAM FAIR
Adrian G Shaw
Words by Anna Carter

A beautiful soft-cover book of black and white photography by Adrian G Shaw, documenting a season on the road with Carters Steam Fair.

60pp, illustrated throughout. £5 inc P&P for UK.

Please contact us before buying from outside the UK so we can invoice postage.

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ARCADES & SLOT MACHINES
Paul Braithwaite

A must for anyone interested in vintage slot machines and other arcade equipment, this informative and interesting book also lists known makers between 1870 and 1970 and describes particular models.

105pp, illustrated throughout. £12 inc P&P for UK.

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JOHN CARTER'S JUBILEE STEAM GALLOPERSPaul Braithwaite
with John Carter

The story of Carters Jubilee Steam Gallopers, from manufacture to the present day, including detailed information and illustrations of its restoration and history.

64pp, illustrated throughout. £7 inc P&P for UK.

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JUNGLE THRILLER: THE LOST ARK
Kevin Scrivens & Stephen Smith

The story of Carters Jungle Thriller Ark, illustrated with clear photographs of the restoration process and the build-up of the ride.

37pp, illustrated throughout. £6 inc P&P for UK.


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CARTERS: NO.1 FOR FAMILY FUN
Anna Carter

A beautifully illustrated book introducing Carters Steam Fair, from its history to its rides.

40pp, illustrated throughout. £6 inc P&P for UK.

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SWINGS, PARK SWINGS, OVERBOATS & OVER-THE-TOPS
Paul Braithwaite

A well-researched and put together little book covering the style and manufacture of these modest fairground rides.

28pp, illustrated throughout. £4.50 inc P&P for UK.

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JAZZ OUT THE ARK CDWhen we began to restore our 1934 Jungle Thriller Ark we discovered a treasure trove of jazz 78s. Inspired by this, Castle Pulse has put together this jumpin' album of jazz from the 1930s, including Count Basie, the Louisiana Sugar Babes, Duke Ellington and the Harlem Footwarmers amongst others.

22 tracks. £5 inc P&P for UK.

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We have a range of merchandise and other beautiful fairground-inspired products for sale through our page on RedBubble.com. We are constantly adding new designs to the range so please check back often - click here to see all the collections.


STEAM IF YOU WANNA GO FASTER!

Available on clothing, mugs, bags and more - click here to see the full range.

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I LOVE CARTERS STEAM FAIR

Available on phone cases, clothing, mugs, bags and more - click here to see the full range.

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CARTERS STEAM FAIR SCAMMELL

Carters is famous for the beautiful transport, especially our Scammell lorries! Available on cushions, mugs, duvet covers, clothing, phone cases, iPad skins and much more… click here to see the whole range.

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SHOWLAND SCROLL

Taken from the belly box doors of Anna Carter's Vosper wagon, this was originally a Brayshaw design. Available in red and cream on duvet covers, clothing, phone cases, cushions, mugs, journals, iPad skins and much more… click here to see the whole collection (click on the images to see products).

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I LOVE CARTERS - WINGED WHEEL

Inspired by the Fred Fowle design on the Hook a Duck hoopla. Available on clothing, bags, mugs and more - to see the whole range click here.

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A SPEEDY THRILL

Taken from the rounding boards of the Austin Car ride. Available on clothing, duvet covers, cushions, mugs, journals, phone skins and much more… click here to see the whole range. Also available in cream.

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JOHN CARTER & SONS

Taken from the doors of our lorries. Available on mugs, tote bags, cushions and more - to see the whole range click here.

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MRS WADDINGTON

Beautiful carving from the paybox in the centre of Carters Jubilee Steam Gallopers. The paybox was originally made for Waddingtons' set of Gondolas. Available on mugs, cushions, duvet covers, phone cases and much more… to see the whole range click here.

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JUNGLE THRILLS

Inspired by our Jungle Thriller Ark, this collection includes all the animal mounts surrounded by an Art Deco jungle pattern. Available on duvet covers, clothing, phone cases, cushions and much more… click here to see more of this design, and here to see the whole range (click on the pictures to see all the products).

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POP NUMBERS

Pick a number – any number! Inspired by the Sensational Giant Octopus, these cool pop-art numbers are available on clothing, cushions, mugs, phone cases, and much more… click here to see the whole collection.

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SKID MUGS

Hold on tight, tea-drinkers! Stir your tea in style with our mugs inspired by the cars on the Lightning Skid. Click here.

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QUALITEA

Do you like a proper brew? Tell the world with this "Qualitea" scroll design mug. Click here.

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CREATIVITEA

Suffering from creative block? Just pour yourself a nice cup of Creativitea. Click here.

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BREW

Make yourself a classy brew in this mug featuring hand-written signwriting by Joby Carter. Click here.

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DAD

The perfect present for the dad who has everything, featuring hand-written signwriting by Joby Carter. Click here.

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MUM

The ideal vessel for the ideal morning cuppa, featuring hand-written signwriting by Joby Carter. Click here.

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DECEMBER GREEN - INITIALS

Choose your initial from the beautiful December Green alphabet hand-written by signwriter Joby Carter. Click here to see the whole collection.

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DECEMBER GREEN - ALPHABET

An eclectic collection featuring the beautiful December Green alphabet hand-written by signwriter Joby Carter. From pencil cases to leggings, from journals to duvet covers: click here to see the whole collection.

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MANICULES

A design featuring a selection of letterpress manicules, or printers' fists, from the 19th century. Available on soft furnishings and clothing to iPad cases and phone skins - click here to see the whole collection.

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POINTS EAST & POINTS WEST

The "it was him" range. One large letterpress manicule, or printers' fist, from the 19th century. Available on a variety of products from T shirts to mugs and cushions, and pointing east or west.

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SPARKPLUG - Turquoise & Black

The perfect present for the old-school petrolhead! Sparkplug design in turquoise and black on a range of products, from framed prints and iPad cases, to notebooks, soft furnishings and clothing - click here.

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SPARKPLUG - Blue & Yellow

The perfect present for the old-school petrolhead! Striking sparkplug design in blue and yellow on a range of products, from laptop cases and tote bags, to notebooks, soft furnishings and clothing - click here.

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SPARKPLUG - Racing Check

The perfect present for the racer in your life! Sparkplug design in rust and orange on a racing check background, available on a range of products, from metal signs and bags, to duvet covers, soft furnishings and clothing - click here.

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SPARKPLUG - Red & Blue

The perfect present for the mechanic in your life! Sparkplug design in red and pale blue, available on a range of products, from metal signs and bags, to duvet covers, soft furnishings and clothing - click here.

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SPARKPLUG - Dark Turquoise

The perfect present for the old school tinkerer in your life! Sparkplug design in dark turquoise, available on a range of products, from phone cases and pencil cases, to duvet covers, soft furnishings and clothing - click here.

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SPARKPLUG - Dark Turquoise Repeat

The perfect present for the mechanic in your life! Repeating sparkplug design in dark turquoise, available on duvet covers and hardback books - click here.

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J CARTER & SONS AUSTIN CARS

A 1930s style poster featuring our popular Austin Cars ride. Available both as a print (framed, poster or on metal) or on a range of items here.

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CONSTELLATION

Starry starry stuff! Constellation of stars from 19th century letterpress catalogues, available on a wide range of products here.

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JUNGLE THRILLS - Autumn

This design is inspired by the motifs on the rounding boards of the Jungle Thriller Ark, a masterpiece of 1930s style. It is available in a wide range of products, from scarves and clothing to duvet covers and phone cases here.

For more Carter & Rickard designed products click here.

JUNGLE THRILLS - Spring

This design is inspired by the motifs on the rounding boards of the Jungle Thriller Ark, a masterpiece of 1930s style. It is available in a wide range of products, from scarves and clothing to duvet covers and phone cases here.

For more Carter & Rickard designed products click here.

JUNGLE THRILLS - Winter

This design is inspired by the motifs on the rounding boards of the Jungle Thriller Ark, a masterpiece of 1930s style. It is available in a wide range of products, from scarves and clothing to duvet covers and phone cases here.

For more Carter & Rickard designed products click here.

JUNGLE THRILLS - Summer

This design is inspired by the motifs on the rounding boards of the Jungle Thriller Ark, a masterpiece of 1930s style. It is available in a wide range of products, from scarves and clothing to duvet covers and phone cases here.

For more Carter & Rickard designed products click here.

CARTERS SHOWBILL

A beautiful Victorian-style showbill showcasing Carters Steam Fair. 700 x 233mm, on glossy 150gsm paper.

£8.99 inc P&P

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Each winter Joby Carter runs signwriting courses at our yard near Maidenhead in Berkshire. They are massively popular, and great for both the beginner and more experienced hands. Check out our signwriting courses for information.

5-Day Intensive Signwriting Course with Joby Carter, 28 November - 2 December 2016

These fantastic courses cover all the basics of traditional signwriting, from layout and design, to shading, lining and brushwork, and you have your own painted sign (and new-found skills) to take home with you at the end of the week.

Click here for details

£570 inc VAT

5-Day Intensive Signwriting Course with Joby Carter, 30 January - 3 February 2017

These fantastic courses cover all the basics of traditional signwriting, from layout and design, to shading, lining and brushwork, and you have your own painted sign (and new-found skills) to take home with you at the end of the week.

Click here for details

£570 inc VAT


Original artwork from Joby Carter's paintshop. Please note these prices do not include delivery - please contact us for a price for shipping if you are not able to collect from our yard near Maidenhead, Berkshire. Unusual commissions undertaken.

We Aim to Please handpainted on board, 1015 x 430mm

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£840 inc VAT

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Everything is Awesome handpainted on board, 1090 x 503mm

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£960 inc VAT

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Carters handpainted on board in the style of Fred Fowle, 1022 x 610mm

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£720 inc VAT

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Hornby, handpainted on steel plate, 830 x 190mm

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Face of Thunder handpainted on board, 710 x 400mm

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Sugar, Honey, Ice Tea handpainted on board, 1070 x 450mm

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£960 inc VAT

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Hoopla, handpainted on board, 1045 x 730mm

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£720 inc VAT

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Smart's, handpainted on board.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£840 inc VAT

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Mahl Britannia £600 inc VAT SOLD

The Tea Room handpainted on board.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£540 inc VAT

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Billy Smart's Circus handpainted on board. This sign was painted by Joby as a replica of the original sign that used to be fixed to the Royal Windsor when it was travelling with Smart's Circus. In used condition.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£540 inc VAT

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Back to Work handpainted on board.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£480 inc VAT

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Social Networking handpainted on board, 480 x 990mm

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£960 inc VAT

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I Work for Cunard handpainted on board.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£360 inc VAT

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Whale Oil handpainted on board, 600 x 300mm

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£540 inc VAT

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Entrance handpainted on board. In used condition.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£360 inc VAT

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Dry Paint handpainted on board.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£180 inc VAT

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Letter A handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter B handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter C handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter D handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter E handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter F handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter G handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter H handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter I handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter J handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter K handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter L handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter M handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter N handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter O handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter P handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter Q handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter R handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter S handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter T handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter U handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter V handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter Whandpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter X handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter Y handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Letter Z handpainted on board, 12in square.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£300 inc VAT

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Miniature galloper horse in fibreglass, handpainted. Would make an excellent child's rocking horse!

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£1200 inc VAT

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Royal thrones – handpainted, with "Liz" and "Phil" written on the back, for your regal bar.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£1080 inc VAT

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Hypnotise your dinner guests with this swirl gate-leg table, handpainted in two tone grey for that early Dr Who experience.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£840 inc VAT

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Two Boys is Half a Boy, from the old farming saying about their usefulness: "One boy is a boy, two boys is half a boy, and three boys is no boy at all."

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£780 inc VAT

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Yes - give your wall a positive message. Handpainted on board.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£420 inc VAT

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Clock SOLD £1200 inc VAT

Beautiful coal scuttle painted in traditional shomman's wagon style, with upholstered top.

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£1200 inc VAT

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Answer the phone with attitude on this hand painted telephone table!

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

£1200 inc VAT

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These items are pieces of artwork that have been used on the fair and come to the end of their working lives.

Mother Striker top to the medium sized Striker, handpainted on board, in worn condition.

£480 inc VAT

Buyer collects from White Waltham, Berkshire (please contact us for shipping cost)

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We sometimes have vintage and second-hand fairground items for sale, please check back for new listings. Please note that prices don't include shipping, so please contact us to get a price if you are unable to collect from our yard near Maidenhead, Berkshire.

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