Hour Glass Timer for Law Office

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£75.00
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Time is money! This hour glass timer is made in the North of England, each one using original wooden parts from old cotton mills. It makes a highly original gift to any fee-earning professional.


For 30 years the Marsden family have been buying up old industrial artefacts such as bobbins and lasts from factories and mills that have closed down. At their farm near Manchester, they cut, clean, drill, wax and polish the re-usable parts of the artefacts then, using imagination and skill, turn them into unusual products.
The hour glass they make for Carbolic is 13" tall, and looks fabulous on an office desk or sideboard. Its frame is an original bobbin from the Oldham Spinning Company and is about 100 years old. The struts are made from Northrop bobbins dating to 1939, and come from Coldharbour Mill on the border of Devon and Somerset. They were used to weave wool fabric for military uniforms.
We are told that in Athens, every lawyer has an hour glass on their desk, because it is rude to look at a watch in the presence of a client. Maybe it will catch on.

UK DELIVERY

LAST DATE FOR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY MONDAY 17 DECEMBER 2018
Orders over £20 FREE
Royal Mail 48 Hour Tracked £2.90
If over 2kg Hermes 48 Hour Service £2.99

Next Day Delivery

Royal Mail 24 Hour Tracked Service £4.20
If over 2 kg UK Mail Tracked £10.00
TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT, ORDERS FOR 24 OR 48 HOUR DELIVERY MUST BE RECEIVED BY 12PM. OTHERWISE, THEY WILL BE DESPATCHED THE NEXT MORNING. IN THE CASE OF ORDERS RECEIVED AFTER 12PM ON FRIDAY, THE ORDERS WILL BE DESPATCHED ON MONDAY MORNING.

DELIVERY OUTSIDE THE UK

LAST DATE FOR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY IS FRIDAY 12 DECEMBER 2018

We will send this item by Small Packet Airmail unless you order other items at the same time, in which case we may send it by courier if the overall weight is above 2kg or the value is above the threshhold for the country.

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