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Anyone with half a head knows that Christmas shopping starts in January.  Here you will find unique little things that will fit all sock sizes. Buy them now - sock-up.

And for those of you who take this seriously kindly bear in mind (or do we mean bare in mind?) that if you want to buy two or more things - nay a whole sock full - we will of course combine postage.... we can sort this out beforehand or issue a refund after dispatch... just email us.....

 



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18th century apothecary's prescription 1

18th century apothecary's prescription 1

This apothcary’s prescription was made out on Sept 7 1796 – for a Mr Birch. The apothecary’s signature is a squiggle – funny isn’t it how things...
£18.50

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18th century apothecary's prescription 2

18th century apothecary's prescription 2

This is an 18th century handwritten prescription made out, on August 27, 1796 to a Mifs Mountain.  It is in Latin and we have had some difficulty...
£18.50

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18th century apothecary's prescription 3

18th century apothecary's prescription 3

18th Century Prescription 3 This apothecary’s prescription was made out on Dec. 20th 1796 – for a Mr Scholey Minutes of research and we think we...
£18.50

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1950s Ashtray by Picasso?

1950s Ashtray by Picasso?

In our more optimistic moments and after a bottle of champagne or two we tend to think that is was made by Picasso in the 1950s.  We turn it over...
£9.00

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A Brass Boot

A Brass Boot

This is just what you have always been looking for – a brass boot.  Sooo useful……sooooo pretty…. Put it on your mantelpiece for your friends to...
£12.00

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A china Macaw

A china Macaw

AWWWWWW it's a Macawwwwww We like this lively old china bird quite a lot….and we guess it may be Victorian…. A species now endangered as the Amazon...
£12.50

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A Fiasco

A Fiasco

This is a true fiasco – too small to hold a drop! Nice for the dolls house though. Hand crafted in Venetian glass.
£9.00

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A Glass of Guinness?

A Glass of Guinness?

Ha! You thought this was a real glass of Guinness didn’t you?  Well it ain’t.  We at Cybergrot.com have learned the hard way that entrusting full...
£10.00

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A Medal for Handicraft

A Medal for Handicraft

  Know a handy woman? Then give her a medal! This medal is minted from purest base metal and cunningly embossed with its stylish image and legend:...
£10.00

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A not very useful thing

A not very useful thing

Now here is a list of irrefutable facts: 1)    Fans of cybergrot.com are highly intelligent people 2)    Father Christmas stops coming when...
£9.00

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A very small dog indeed

A very small dog indeed

A very small dog indeed.... We think this dear little doggie is probably Victorian – made either of bone (which would be apt) or perhaps ivory. It...
£22.00

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An Oh so lovely Dutch Spoon

An Oh so lovely Dutch Spoon

Glorious old souvenir tat! We are certain this is silver but cannot prove it as it is foreign and not properly hallmarked…. But it is light weight...
£15.00

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Askvoll Brug Spoon

Askvoll Brug Spoon

This is Norwegian.   Allegedly it is a copy of an ancient spoon.  It is made of modern pewter which will not immediately kill you – or so we...
£15.00

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Bank Manager Egg Cup

Bank Manager Egg Cup

The Ultimate Egg-Head.  We understand that these were made from 1976 and it has been suggested they were modelled on the then Prime Minister James...
£28.00

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Biscuits?

Biscuits?

Ha!   You thought we were selling four delicious choccy bikkies didn’t you?  Not so. See the photos below…….. Diameter 2 inches Made (as can be seen...
£5.50

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Brass Door Knob

Brass Door Knob

Ashamed though we are to admit it, Cybergrot.com does sometimes sell some things which are quite nice.  This door knob is actually VERY nice.  Made...
£8.00

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Contorted cherub.

Contorted cherub.

We consider that the culprit is an chronic case of colitis.. Possibly glazed plaster of Paris, possibly not. Fingers, toes, nose decidedly chipped………...
£10.00

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Cup-cake earrings

Cup-cake earrings

Ooooh choccy cup-cakes,   yummy! Delectable and delicate earrings guaranteed to give you lobe-allure.  Will probably fall to bits fairly quickly so...
£5.00

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Half a watering can

Half a watering can

We take the view that half a watering can is better than no watering can.  However this one is not entirely satisfactory as the spout appears to be...
£3.00

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How much milk do you want then eh?

How much milk do you want then eh?

Remember these?   A thingy to pop on the top of your empty milk bottles when you put them out on your doorstep overnight – to indicate how many pints...
£2.50

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Jumbo Candle Holder

Jumbo Candle Holder

Find another of these and you will have a pair of trunks... ha ha haMade of (we think) resin and fibre-glass.  Second hand but good condition and...
£28.00

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Le Coin du Feu de la Bonne Maman

Le Coin du Feu de la Bonne Maman

This wee book is an original fourth edition printed in 1821. It really has very little going for it – but could we bring ourselves to chuck it into...
£10.00

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Loadsa money

Loadsa money

      Thought you had struck it rich eh?  Lackaday – not so.  These dubloons (each depicting some English hero/heroine...
£20.00

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Margaret Thatcher Nut-Crackers

Margaret Thatcher Nut-Crackers

Conceptually eye-watering Margaret Thatcher nut-crackers - a must-have for every Tory table….  
£15.00

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Metal Lizard Thingy

Metal Lizard Thingy

It's not often that we at Cybergrot fall in love at first sight.... but this ........aaaaahhh we find it irresistible... We will part with it...
£17.50

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Metal Tortoise

Metal Tortoise

As you can see our tortoise objected strongly to being photographed on his back.  In picture 2 below his dignity has been restored and picture 3...
£8.00

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Mice Cube Tray

Mice Cube Tray

 If you suffer from Suriphobia read no further…. Micicles?   Micecubes?   Whatever you call them these will help to break the ice at your...
£6.00

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Pets Specs

Pets Specs

  So, we all know that old age brings its problems – hair loss, creaky joints, mange, lack of desire to get up in the morning, fading...
£6.00

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Player Cigarette Card Album - Football

Player Cigarette Card Album - Football

Hints on Association Football... We think the man on the cover is dribbling... Almost complete - only missing The Corner Kick, Fisting the Ball over...
£5.00

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Quick - put this date in your diary

Quick - put this date in your diary

Quick – put this date in your diary: 23 September 2090 This is the date of the next total eclipse to be visible in the UK.  It will be close to...
£5.00

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RAF Bullseye Belt Buckle

RAF Bullseye Belt Buckle

Now here’s a jolly belt buckle. Made in Texas so we guess it has nothing whatsoever to do with the RAF but nevertheless it would be a nice gift for...
£9.00

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Shiny brass scallop shell

Shiny brass scallop shell

We are all very keen on this very fetching brass scallop shell and we reckon that it would make the perfect container for a precious gift - a large...
£17.00

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Silver plated boots

Silver plated boots

These two silver plated boots - with removable plastic liners - are allegedly drinks measures. Why?  We know not.   However they would be better used...
£7.00

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Space Shuttle

Space Shuttle

Pull-back space shuttle in working order… Stick on motifs on tail-fin coming mildly adrift otherwise not bad considering......... (made in Hong...
£3.00

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Tea Break Mug

Tea Break Mug

Stuff this in some tea drinker’s stocking Santa! Made entirely of glorious plastic.
£3.00

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Tiny flask

Tiny flask

We must confess we have seen bigger flasks that this.  It is so small that when we tried to fill it with wine – surface tension would not permit. ...
£9.00

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Tortoise Earrings

Tortoise Earrings

Tortoise earrings Nice and shiny - pewter There must be a joke in there about the tortoise and the hair….. but we will leave that up to you. For...
£7.00

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Turkey Pot

Turkey Pot

A truly Chrismassy container (rather than a paltry box) to jolly up the boring socks or chocs Old (not very), French (only slightly – made in...
£15.00

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Very rude nutcrackers

Very rude nutcrackers

Rubbed velvety smooth by generations of fondling – these delightful nutcrackers (don’t wince – that’s what they are) – will make an old man very...
£13.00

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Wade Log

Wade Log

Okay this hardly qualifies as a Yule log and it might be better with a robin rather than this great tit (titter ye not) or whatever but some people...
£9.00

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Walnut

Walnut

This metal walnut is not made of gold.  It does open up in a rather pleasing way and you would find inside ….. well that is up to you.  We will...
£7.00

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What a Brooch!

What a Brooch!

Seen on this gentleman's Harris Tweed lapel we challenge you to find better..... No gold, no silver, no rubies amethysts or diamonds have been harmed...
£8.00

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