Silbury Antiques uses up to date encryption suites to implement site wide SSL/TLS for your safety and security. Click the link below to learn more about how we protect your private data.
22 Oct 2016 12:39:31
We now accept payment over the phone from UK credit or debit card holders. Call us any time between 8:00am and 8:00pm, Monday to Saturday on 01249 813958, give us the item UID(s) (white number on green background) and we'll do the rest. You don't need to create an account first, we'll do that for you and email you your login details for use at a later date.
We continue to offer free postage to all UK addresses on all orders with value £30.00. or more.
We are always delighted to hear from our international customers. Please click here for important info before ordering.
Please feel free to leave feedback on any aspect of your experience. You can leave feedback here or anywhere you see the @ feedback icon. Feedback is cached for preview to prevent inappropriate content appearing on the website. Feedback is completely anonymous.
Suffolk Latch, A marriage made in Wiltshire
In the antiques `trade` a marriage is where two previously unattached things are brought together to make one. An arranged marriage if you like. In this case a wonderful handle was without it's bar and keep so we had a root around in our extensive stock of stuff awaiting restoration and found a heavy solid cast iron lift bar, keep and retainer. Everything was stripped and cleaned and refinished and here is the result. Everything is old, although there is an age difference, the handle is the oldest by far, the lift bar and sundries are of no great age but they look good together and they will work together for many years yet. An all around good quality set. Suitable for doors/gates up to 5.5 cms thick.
mouseover large image to magnify. view slide show.