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SF40
Burton Style
Showman Caravan
Circa1898

A rare opportunity to acquire a Showman's Waggon owned and built for the Arnold Brothers of Southampton and the Isle of Wight, who toured the South of England with Professor Arnold's Electric Bioscope and Theatre of Variety and many other Fairground attractions.

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SF39
Thomas of Chertsey
Waggon

Circa 1910

A very fine example of a genuine Thomas of Chertsey Wagon. Circa 1910. Featured in the film "Hound of the Baskervilles".

This particular caravan is in good condition for year, an honest wagon. Which would be a very good project for someone. 

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SF36

Early Original
Thomas of Chertsey
Burton Style Showman

Built Circa 1905 - 08

Rib and board construction, mollicroft
roof and on wooden spoked wheels.
The underworks are noted as fine Thomas of Chertsey unders, grease caps stamped with
the makers name on all four wheels.


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SF38

Lovingly Restored
Howcroft Showman Waggon
Built Circa 1882

Built by Howcroft of West Hartlepool.
Originally pulled by Burrell Steam Engine.
The mollicroft roof has been refurbished
. Original fireplace, as is most of the inside, which has been beautifully and lovingly restored.

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SF34
New Build
Gypsy Reading Caravan

Newly completed Gypsy Reading caravan.
Standing on traditionally made wooden wheels, of Oak, Ash and Elm. Designed mainly for garden use, it has a turntable for ease of movement .

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SF33
Original
1920's Showman Waggon

Unique opportunity to purchase a larger than average, original 1920's Showman waggon. Over 17ft in length with a seperate bedroom area at the rear.

Extremely finely crafted and well build underworks with an unusual style chamferwork not often seen in waggons.

Incudes original Hostess Stove inside and plenty of original and stylish features

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SF31
New Build
Bowtop Waggon

Ideal for holiday home, extremely fashionable for spare room, horse fair, vintage rallies, garden parties.

Just a step back in the past.

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SF09

Modern Handmade
Pioneer Style Waggon

Built by craftsman in Worcestershire.

Beautiful Douglas Fir body treated with decking oil, an Oak chassis & a waterproof canvas cover.
Inspired by the American Pioneer Wagons.


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F273

Bowtop Waggon

Full size, Bowtop waggon in need of tidying.

In good water tight condition. This waggon needs a bit of paint to bring it back to life. Recently converted from an open lot into a doors and windows waggon.

It comes with shafts, steps , cratch, wind on brake and a pan box.

Complete standard layout inside on a 9ft x 5ft dray with pull out bed at the rear measuring   approx. 6'4 " x 4' when pulled out. Opening rear window.

The wooden wheels were fully rebuilt in 2015 so should last 100 years, it never has had a stove fitted but I do have a queenie I would sell separate.

For more photos and info
please email thank you: seatonles@aol.com

 

£5,500 ono

F272

Square Bow Waggon

Traditional square top gypsy caravan for sale. In good condition throughout with a new stove recently fitted. This wagon has been used on the road until recently. Delivery throughout the UK. Viewing welcome.

Please phone Sally on 07476 858050 or email sallymcgurn@hotmail.com for further details. More pictures available.

£3,500
F271

Bowtop Openlot Waggon

Beautiful openlot bowtop for sale.
High quality finish

For Further Information
Call Micheal on 07885192235

£26,500
F270

Bowtop Gypsy Waggon

Traditional window and door caravan. Single bed bunk. Top waterproof, but needs painting or replacing to look its best. 

Currently situated in a lovely Caravan Park in Shakespeare Country. Regrettably selling due to imminent move.

SOLD

SOLD

F269




Bowtop Waggon

Window and door Bowtop Gypsy caravan for sale.

Height 10' 9"  Length 12' 2'
7' 6" Width of BOW
7' 3'  Width inside
9' 10' Length inside
Fuse Board 2 double sockets
Interior light
2 exterior lanterns not fixed.
Bed 7' 3" Length
61" as a double

Original underworks
(wheels require painting)
Shafts & Kratch not fixed.
Excellent condition inside

Location: Chichester

For Further Information
Tel: 07808730990
Email: kapetnanny@aol.com

£5250 ono
F268







Bowtop Waggon

Window and door Bowtop Gypsy caravan for sale.

Length 12'
Width   6' 4"
Bed L   73"
Bed w  52" single or double
Length inside 9' 6"
Height inside  70"

Fuse Board  2 double sockets
1 light
2 exterior lanterns
Kratch attached but no shafts.
Floor painting of Horses
Excellent condition inside

Location: Chichester

For Further Information
Tel: 07808730990
Email: kapetnanny@aol.com

£4250
F267






A Luxury light and spacious
Off-Grid Wagon
Sleeps 2-5 people

A unique and iconic gypsy wagon built on a brand new braked caravan chassis.

Includes fully-equipped kitchen, seating for 8 people and sleeping for up to 5 people. The wagon is ideal as a home, travelling or to rent out.

Includes:

Full solar set-up with two flexible 150W panels on the roof. Space for additional panels.

Leisure battery

Full size LPG cooker & hob, large 110L Waeko solar fridge/freezer and sink.

Interior and exterior Led lighting throughout with dimmer switches. 

Alde 3020 central heating and constant flow hot water system.

Compost toilet and external hot water shower

Fully insulated throughout sealed with a breathable flexible membrane.

Large double bed sleeping up to 5 people

Large wardrobe and plenty full amounts of storage under seating.

W.C washroom with sliding door. 

High grade canvas with Rolls Royce attachments and sky lights for star gazing.

Insulated blackout curtains. 

Stable doors

Location: Brighton
Please note: Caravan is road worthy

For further information please contact Kevin:-
Tel: 07838 613716 or
Email: kevinarmson@hotmail.com

£30,000
ono
F266

22ft Showman Caravan

Orton and Spooner - 22' showmans caravan for sale. Built in 1905 I am told, but the makers plate is no longer on it .

It was the booking office for the Bristol Packet before moving to us in North Pembrokeshire .
It is in need of some renovation but is basically sound. I towed it from the field down to our yard with no problems .

Renovation is not something we wish to do hence the sale .  I am looking for sensible offers bearing in mind these are rare and the opportunity to own one doesn't arise very often .

SOLD

SOLD
F265

Bowtop Waggon

Window and door Bowtop Gypsy caravan for sale. Needs a small amount of work and a new top.

Location: East Yorkshire

For Further Information
Tel: 07514492081

£4,000
ono

F264




Unique, Handmade
Traditional-Style
Bowtop Caravan


This caravan was built in 2014 by a master joiner from plans for a traditional bowtop caravan
and using the original axle and springs from
an old Gypsy cart.

This caravan is in excellent condition and includes shafts, steps, chimney, hay rack and external storage box.

The treated canvas was replaced in July 2017 and is lined in the traditional manner with
an Axminster carpet.

The unique paintwork on the outside is hand-painted with lovely details.

Inside, the wagon is beautifully decorated and fitted with a pull-out double bed with storage or room for a single bed underneath, storage cupboards, fitted carpets and a ‘queenie’ stove.

Location: North Norfolk

More  information and photos are available on request.

For further information:
Contact claire.grace@tiscali.co.uk
  or 07811449302

 

£16,000
F263


Original
London Trolley

Barlett of London

This trolley could be ideal for an enthusiast -
it must be at least 100 years old! Original London hawkers plate can be seen.

I have owned the trolley for 20 years, and it's been used with a 14h cob.

No rust or rot in this immaculate trolley.
Ready for the show ring.
Delivery possible.

Location: Lancashire

For further information:
Contact Thomas, 07800 845177

£3250
ono
F254


Original Norfolk Cart

Regularly used and pulled by a 14.1hh cob. It is very sound and has been repainted. Always a eye turner, and conversation piece. Beautifully balanced,and runs like a silver cross pram!

For Further Information
Tel: 07767233001 or
Email: mandygardner13@gmail.com

£1,250
ono
F250


Yorkshire Build
Barrel Top Gypsy Car
avan
Circa 1920s

This Yorkshire Barrel Top Wagon was built in Hartlepool, by T. Smith, a well known North Country Wagon Builder in the 1920s.

The Yorkshire Barrel-Top was built of a light build so it was able to be pulled by one horse over hilly roads and they were able to cover long distances in a day.  This type of wagon was mainly used by Horse Dealers and Produce Pickers who travelled from one County to another as a means of earning a living.

In excellent condition, this wagon includes shafts, steps, original hay box, hen coop and external storage box.  Inside, the wagon is beautifully decorated and fitted with a double bed with storage underneath, storage cupboards, padded bench and the original ‘queenie’ stove.

Location
Brecon, Wales

More  information and Photos are available on request.  Delivery possible by arrangement.

Contact: patrick@alltybrainfarm.co.uk
  or 07885 041404.

£11,500 ono
F225

 

New ¾ Size London Trolley

Light weight vehicle with swan neck shafts.
Highly painted and decorated to a high standard.

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SF37

A Rare & Original
Brayshaw & Sons
Road a Rail Showman

Built Circa Early 1920s

A Unique opportunity to purchase this rare and original, Brayshaw & sons road a rail showman waggon.

In original condition including it's authentic wooden spoked / solid rubber tyred wheels. Generally in very good condition and structurally sound for its age.


SOLD

SOLD
SF35

Burton Style Showman
Built circa 1890's

Bought as a wonderful restoration project to celebrate our Silver Wedding. Now due to age and time catching up with us, we are reluctantly selling. The steps are made within the last 10 years and maybe not to scale.


SOLD

SOLD
SF32

New Build
Gypsy Style Caravan

Built over a three-year period, onto an ALCO caravan chassis, so can be moved around the garden to desired location.

The structure is all wood, hand-built & hand- painted. Walls are 2" thick, double skinned and insulated. The roof is 4" thick, double skinned and fully insulated. The floor is 4" thick, fully insulated.


SOLD

SOLD
F255
Burton Style Showman
Circa 1890's

Bought as a restoration project, but now being reluctantly sold due to lack of time and a change in circumstance.

SOLD
SOLD
F228

Swinefleet Bowtop Waggon

Window and door style bowtop in need of
restoration. Needs new sheet.
Sale includes shafts.

Location
Essex

SOLD

SOLD
SF15
Rare & Original
Hirst Brothers
Bowtop Waggon

Built circa 1918

Built by Hirst Brothers of Woodlesford,
Leeds in 1918 for Joe Cunningham.
It's in every book, and known to be one of the best waggons in it's day. It was in the
Romany Museum of Peter Ingram, who last painted it in 1974.
A collector's piece and the only
Hirst Brothers waggon left.

SOLD
SOLD
SF16

Jowett
"Bill Wright" Style
Bowtop Waggon

Built by the Renowned, Master Builders, Phillip & David Jowett of Lancashire. Arguably the finest builders of Bowtop waggons today. Tastefully painted by
Stevie Powell of Blackpool.
Made for the late Terry Wood.

This waggon needs no introduction and is one of the best builds in the UK of its time. Featured in several books, DVDs and seen at many horse fairs over the years.

SOLD

SOLD
SF21
Lovingly Restored
Yorkshire Bowtop

Investment buy for waggon enthusiast and glamping businesses alike.

In mint condition and has been kept indoors.

SOLD
SOLD
SF26

Rare & Original
H.Jones of Hereford Ledge Caravan
Built Circa 1895-1900

A very fine and early example of an original Henry Jones & Son of Hereford ledge wagon. Jones was one of the noted top builders of Romany vardos and Showman caravans in Britain at the time.

This particular caravan is in excellent condition for year, a beautiful wagon throughout .

SOLD

SOLD
SF30

Birkby & Son
Showman Caravan

Circa 1936

Comprehensively restored. Roof stripped & finished with 16oz duck canvas. All exterior wood trim renewed. New steps. Underneath in good solid condition. Gas lights restored and working. Newly fitted 240v floor sockets and hook up.

SOLD

SOLD
SF23

'Albert Hall'
A Fine & Original
Watson of Belper Showman

Built by William Watson of Belper, Derbyshire, who was noted for building high quality living vans between 1881-1922.
'Albert Hall' is a stunning example of a fully restored Watson of Belper Showman Caravan. Dry stored in its own barn by the present owner for around 20yrs and carefully looked after.

SOLD

SOLD
F261
Burton Waggon

A superb and, somewhat rare, very attractive Burton Waggon with strong indications it is by Thomas of Chertsey having been built in 1914.

Thomas Vardo's are always soundly constructed and represent some of the prettiest and nicest designs around. The chamfering, carving and decoration on this Vardo is outstanding and typical of the quality of products to come from Chertsey.

Painstakingly fully restored and painted by Rob Hugg of Winchester over the last few years.

SOLD
SOLD
F258

Door & Window
Bowtop Wagon


Good sized doors and windows waggon on
 9ft x 5ft dray in great condition.

Nice swan neck shafts, nicely shaped swooped steps, good sized bed spot, (6ft 6 inch x 2ft 4inch closed and  6'6" x 4ft  when fully pulled out),
good wheels and springs, opening back sash window, good sheet, pan box, two drawers under the bed spot with two cupboards under them, nicely painted no rot anywhere.

There is no stove but I have a queenie stove which can be purchased and fitted by me if buyer requires. Delivery is a possibility.

SOLD

SOLD
SF29
Half Size
Bowtop Gyspy Wagon

A half size gypsy wagon - Ideal for children.
Would make the perfect den & garden wagon

Good canvas sheet & paintwork / decoration still in good order, although painted some years ago now by the renowned John Pockett.

Sale includes a made to measure cover
which zips up both ends.

SOLD
SOLD
SF28

Original & Recently Restored
William Wheeler
Burton-Style Showman

Circa 1909

A lovely example of an original Burton-style Showman built by William Wheeler of Guildford, Surrey, who was an early & noted coach builder listed in the town's directory from 1900 to WWI.

Fabulous carvings and beautifully carved porch-brackets typical of Wheeler adorn the body.

Would make an ideal spare room, glamping, work space. Very comfortable, and rolls nicely.

Reluctant sale due to house move.

SOLD

SOLD
SF07

Traditionally Built
Bill Wright Style Bowtop

Built by a top quality crafstman in recent years,
this wagon is a very good example of an old style English Gypsy Caravan

Has had a new canvas, rack sheet, new Premier oven stove and a handy coal box fitted.

SOLD

SOLD
SF08
Original & Colourful
Ledge Type Gypsy Waggon
Built Circa 1900

An early Ledge type waggon - skillfully decorated inside and out. In good condition, lovingly restored in the 1980s.
All main features original.


SOLD
SOLD
SF22

Rare & Original
Leonard of Soham
Reading-Style Caravan

Built Circa 1908

An opportunity to purchase and own a rare Reading Style waggon, built in 1908 by a notable, and one of the first early builders of waggons, Elias Leonard of Soham

SOLD

SOLD
SF24

'Majestic'
24ft Living Waggon

Reluctant sale of a 24ft Southern Showmans Living Waggon

SOLD

SOLD
SF18
Rare
Vintage Leisure Caravan
Built Circa late 1920s -1930s

Pre WWII motor drawn leisure caravan, circa late 1920s / 1930s, now available as a
restoration project. In remarkable condition for its age having been dry stored & untouched for over 50 years by it's 2 previous owners. Paper evidence associated with the van indicates it was used by Romany travellers in 1961 in the hop picking fields of Kent.

SOLD
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F256

Original Bowtop Waggon
Dray base Circa 1920's

Original 1920s dray and wheels, bed pulls out to double. 240V electrical package with consumer unit. Beautifully painted murial on interior.

Overall very good condition, roof needs a little attention to bottom of one edge in corner as fraying. No leaks.

SOLD

SOLD
SF06

Yorkshire Bowtop
aka 'The Biscuit Tin Waggon'

Circa mid 1960s

This wagon was mainly used to go to Appleby Horse Fair by Jackie Beaumont
from Bradford, Yorkshire. It has featured on a biscuit tin (see pics), calendar and postcard.

Rescued from a garden after falling into bad repair, it's now fully restored and awaiting final decoration

For Full Details --- See Here!

SOLD

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SF14

Burton Style Waggon

Ideal spare room, retreat or very fashionable
for glamping!

Or if you have time and space, a wonderful restoration project.


For Full Details --- See Here!

SOLD

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SF12

A Fine
Bill Wright Style
Bowtop Caravan

Traditionally built by artisan D. Munn to the renowned style of the famous Romany Vardo builder William Wright of Leeds Yorkshire. With colourful waggon artwork executed by artist Pete Delaney.

Has traditional 'little Nipper' stove with oven.


For Full Details --- See Here!

SOLD

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SF02

Rare Original
William 'Bill' Wright
Reading-Style Waggon
Circa 1897

Although more renowned for his exquisite bowtops, William 'Bill' Wright did build other types of waggons to the same outstanding quality and craftsmanship.

One of only two known existing Reading-style waggons built by the Yorkshire master craftsman and probably the most widely travelled waggon.

For Full Details --- See Here!

SOLD

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Beautiful & Original
Rare Bertram Hutchings
Burton-Style Caravan
Circa 1912

Built by reknowned Winchester caravan builder, whose company, lived up to their slogan for making 'The Rolls Royce of caravans'.

Overall in good condition for age, some general TLC required. Full decoration to make a superb van. Great paint project for someone artistic.

Stove, steps, kettle box, rear rack & carriage lamps included.


For Full Details --- See Here!

SOLD

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SF01

Fine Original Samuel Dunton
Reading Waggon

Circa 1916


Arguably one of Britain's finest and most sought after English Gypsy caravans - an original Dunton Reading waggon.

For Full Details --- See Here!

SOLD

SOLD
SF03

Original
Thomas Tong
Ledge Waggon
Circa 1898

A fine example of an original Tong ledge waggon, built by Thomas Tong of Kearsley,
near Bolton, Lancashire. One of the finest builders of Romany vardos in Britain.
With authentic carvings throughout

For Full Details --- See Here!

SOLD

SOLD
F214

24ft Showmans Living Waggon

Originally owned by one of the oldest, most renowned Showmen in the UK, Frank Wilson.

Some renovation needed on the exterior,
however the inside is looking pristine and is
in immaculate condition.

SOLD

SOLD
F213

Old Circus - Showman Waggon
Circa 1920

Nice old circus - showman waggon
with a mollicroft roof, cedar floor and
original belly boxes that fit underneath.

Restoration work already started.

SOLD

SOLD
F209

Rare Eddison
Living Van

Lovingly restored, this van is a step frame living van that was once part of the Eddison fleet.
In the 1920's Eddison were the largest road- making contractors. These vans are now rare.

SOLD
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F207

Stunning Jowett Bowtop
'The Bird Wagon'

A real Gypsy Vardo. Door and window wagon, built by the best Jowetts of Lancashire and painted by John Greenwood (YORKIE).

This wagon is well known here in County Durham and associated with the Lee family. It is carved inside and out with birds, fruit and vines. It has too many extras to mention. Anybody wanting a real good wagon this is it. This wagon has appeared in many books and DVDs over the years. It is featured in the book 'The Gypsies Then and Now' by John McKale. A real collectors piece.

SOLD

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Stunning Children's Bowtop
'Cherry Bow'

Fully restored in 2012. A stunning-looking children's bowtop caravan, embellished with gold carvings, original scroll designs and cherries to complement.

For Full Details --- See Here!

SOLD

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F166

Justice Eve's Caravan

This is a rare opportunity to acquire Justice Eve's (Sir Harry Trelawyn Eve) 1906 Jones of Summertown, Oxford, reading-style caravan with full provenance.

It has featured in many articles over the years and is well documented. Restored over last 3 years. New set of wheels on original iron tyres.
All other features original, original Queenie stove.

This was a gentleman's caravan built for one of the pioneer caravanners without sporting the bling associated with Gypsy wagons.

Dry stored for most of its life so the wood is in very good order. A beautiful piece of unique caravanning history. Original steps and shafts.

For special feature on Justice Eve
and this caravan - see here.

SOLD

SOLD
F126

Thomas of Chertsey Wagon

Built around 1900
Wheels and woodwork all sound.
A stunning and unique example.
Beautiful condition throughout.
Photos say it all.

SOLD
F86

Bowtop Wagon (built by Tommy Gaskin c.1945)

Large bowtop wagon for sale.  Built post War by Tommy Gaskin.

The interior has an original Smith and Wellstood Queen Anne Stove, but very unusually this is a Queen No. 7 and is slightly larger that most Gypsy stoves. The inside is grained in light oak and mahogany, and painted in the style of the builder (Tommy Gaskin).

SOLD
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