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Adie & Lovekin Ltd 

Adie & Lovekin Ltd made unique silver items during the late Victorian 
and Edwardian Art Nouveau era. The firm began its business as Adie & Lovekin 
and was active in Snape Street, Hockley, Birmingham (before 1872).
The firm became Adie & Lovekin Ltd in 1889.
The company manufactured a wide range 
of silver fancy goods at the end of the 19th century 
(with thanks to several sites with the same info)




Buckles:

These buckles have just accumulated over time. Some are from horse tack, others probably clothing and luggage strap buckles. 




Bullets:

These bullets have been found on beaches around Auckland city. For a country that generally does not tote guns we have still done a lot of shooting over the years. The lead bullets go back to the 1800's. 





Brass finds:

The majority of these brass items were found on our local beaches and mudflats. Most are easy to ID except I am still not sure what the small crown like ring near the top right is. Comments welcome.


From the top: Toilet chain pull handle, cold chisel, 3 padlocks, candle holder from a larger item, small candle holder??, rigging swivel and clip, drawer pull ring, key hole plate, 2 wicket tops and one tip, lipstick inner case, ships timber spike and a safety pin.

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