Antique Albers Creameries Damper Roller


19th Century

  • £575.00
  • €648 Euro
  • $716 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Antique Albers Creameries Damper Roller

A counter top damper roller, made of white ironstone pottery with black transfer decoration to both sides for 'Albers Creameries - The Margarine Makers', making this an extremely rare and significant piece of Victorian/Edwardian advertising.

Filled with water and used to dampen letter edges and stamps, one side of the base shows the price per lb for 'Blue Star' & 'Ensign' margarine, with the other displaying the business address:

Albers Creameries Ltd, The Margarine Makers
24/27 Rood Lane, London, E.C.

Base: 4-1/2" x 3" x 1-5/8" tall
Roller: 4" x 1-1/2" diameter

Professional restoration to two small hairlines on one end of the base, and to a small flake underneath.


  • W: 11cm (4.5in)
  • D: 8cm (3in)


19th Century

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