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SF01
Fine Original Samuel Dunton
Reading Waggon

Circa 1916


A rare opportunity exists to purchase arguably one of Britain's finest and most sought after English Gypsy caravans - an original Dunton Reading waggon.
An Excellent Investment.



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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.

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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!

NOW SOLD

SOLD
F220

Bowtop Gypsy Caravan

New build bowtop for sale.

Location
Co. Derry, N. Ireland

Please Contact Frank: 07802392463

£3,900

F219


Car-towable Gypsy Bowtop Caravan/Vardo

This is a recently made bowtop on a 16ft galvanised caravan chassis. It was made a
year ago but has been in storage since December whilst I've been working on it. It has inertia braking and is easily towable with a decently powered car. It is has a finished painted exterior which is currently undecorated so there is lots of scope for design. A lot of care and attention has gone into the door surround which is scalloped and carved.

The inside space is 14ft long and the diameter is roughly 6ft 6", it includes a bed frame and a small wood burning stove. The canvas is treated and there is insulation underneath so retains heat very nicely. It also has some decent storage shelving under the bed. Plenty of room
for kitchen, storage etc to be added. I've recently finished fitting a wooden floor. Inside is lined with hessian which has a great organic look. The back window is big and lets in lots of light. The front has a 2 ft deck/veranda.

This caravan would make an ideal den, office, bedroom, hideaway, etc..or a living space if you fancy that sort of lifestyle..

Location
Devon

If you would like more information or photos please get in touch: 07842983735 or email owen@theshiers.plus.com

£5,490
F218


Square Bow Waggon

This was renovated about 5 years ago, however
it is in need of a new home and further work. 
Basically sound woodwork and I suggest
renewing the interior apart from the original
bed.  Complete with usual cast iron stove.

Price £3,000 collected

Any questions or for further details,
please contact:
marcweinzweig@hotmail.co.uk

£3,000
F217


Showmans Caravan

22ft long, Showmans caravan.
Requires some cosmetic and structural restoration.

Open to sensible offers.

Buyer collects.

Location
East Sussex

For information please contact:
Hidden Spring
Horam. TN21 0HG

D & T Whittingham
Tel: 01435 812640

www.hiddenspring.co.uk

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F216

New Build Bowtop Caravan

Named 'Lazy Daisy', this window and door type bowtop has been built over the last 5 years using an original 1930's design.

SOLD
F215


Burton Style Showmans Waggon

Burton style showmans waggon with mollycroft roof. Recently painted exterior with quality finish. New roof canvas. Features include stain glass in mollycroft, door and back window.

Inside boasts a beautiful fireplace with
Premier oven stove, double bed and cupboards. Axle dated Leeds 1914.

Location
Devon area

For information please ring:
07891 245261

£14,500
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.

NOW 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.

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SOLD
F212


Traditional Bowtop Wagon

A quality and exceptionally well built Gypsy Open Lot Bowtop Caravan. In very good condition, this wagon is ready to go.

Please phone John: 07831244175
for more info

£10,600
F211

Bowtop Wagon

Open Lot Bowtop wagon on steel lightweight dray. Canvas in new condition.

Inside - bed, cupboards and wood burning stove with hotplates. Front cover in good condition.

New tyres on dray, swept steel shafts and wooden steps, would suit 13.2 pony.

SOLD
F210


Irish Gypsy Showmans Wagon
 Burton style

About 1890 -1900,  so sayeth Denis Harvey
the author of ' The Gypsies' and 'The English
Gypsy Caravan'.

Recently restored, with working original
Queenie stove. Very unusual back door.
 Three window mollicroft and there is a very beautiful oak ladder that goes with it too.

Back wheels 3'6" and front wheels 3'.
Maker on wheels is H. Cockwill Builder Meeth written on brass hub. The axle maker is
Richard and Sons, Wednesbury.

Delightfully simple carvings of leaves on
porch brackets and inside. Rather enchanting examples of naive art.

It spent a number of years in the Tilford folk museum.

It has been in the same family for the last 35 years so this is a very sad sale, due to moving.

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.

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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. 

Sad sale space needed.

This wagon will not be put on price over the phone.

Location
County Durham

Please Contact Robert for more
information on: 07712749595

 

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F205

Original Bertram Hutchings
Burton-Style Caravan

Circa 1912


Built by reknowned Winchester caravan builder, whose company, without exaggeration,
lived up to their slogan for making
' The Rolls-Royce of caravans'.

Overall in good condition; in need of some TLC.

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SOLD
 

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

F192

London Trolley

London Trolley with shafts.
Needs some TLC

SOLD
F187

Reading Type Gypsy Caravan

New build Reading type waggon on 100 year old chassis renovated with original wheels and tyres. Fully insulated and lots of features. 11ft long plus porch, 6ft wide at waist, 7ft high in middle

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F180

An Original Collection of
Model Gypsy Caravans

Handmade in the early 1980's by Romany Mr John Finney of  Weaverham in Cheshire. A very talented craftsman. To be sold only as a whole collection.

Location
Cheshire

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F179

Bowtop Gypsy Waggon

Maroon door & window bowtop waggon on a new dray with good springs, easy clean wheels and sound 3 pin axels.

Traditional lay out inside with a good 6ft plus rear bed spot.  Pipsqueak stove fitted, new sheet, cratch, with cratch sheet , pan box , opening rear window, wind on brake, steps and double bent wood shafts.

Nice size waggon for using, light to pull, foot board for ease of driving

SOLD
F174

London Trolley

Nice original London Trolley
on artillery wheels.
Includes shafts

SOLD
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.

NOW SOLD

SOLD
F161

1909 Burton Caravan

Now available for sale.
Recently extensively repaired

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F158

Bowtop Waggon

Now available for sale.
Modern 'Open Lot' Bowtop, Fully Rebuilt

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F156

Original Rare
Victorian Disabled Buggy


Now available for sale.
Built by W. Monk and Co, Late J. Heath,
Makers to her late Majesty.
Used to cart royalty.

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F155

Original
Horse Drawn Carriage

Circa 1865

Now available for sale.
Belonged to Professor Charles Babbage.
In perfect working order, requiring a little TLC.

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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
F103

Hostess Range

This beautiful solid fuel cooking range has been well preserved in a 1940's showman's waggon and is in very good condition.

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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