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5102 An Extraordinary Pair of Copper Coasters

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This is a pair of bottle (not decanter)-size coasters - the insides being 3.75" (9.5 cm) diameter.  They are very heavy gauge and are devoid of decoration except that the rims turn over on themselves.

The underside of each is stamped "with the complements of The British Steam Specialties Ltd.  BSS were founded in 1899 and although the companty was taken over 110 years later, they continue to trade in the same name.  They are a specialist commercial plumbing supply company.

Date: c.1930

Dimensions: 4.3", 11 cm. diameter

Weight: 675 grams!

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