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Battersea Sperm Candles

Who wouldn't enjoy a softly lit evening by the fire with a Sperm candle? Sounds heavenly does it not?

Uber rare unopened box of antique Price's Battersea Sperm Candles in great original condition. Fab artwork makes this item very special indeed.

Sperm candles?? Sperm candles were derived from an oil (spermaceti) extracted from Sperm whales (unfortunately) and were actually more expensive than the 'high end' beeswax used in many grand houses in Victorian England. Prices can trace their history back to 1830, but became Prices Patent Candle Company in 1847. This pack is still sealed and dates from the late 19th Century. We are delighted to say these are no longer made for obvious reasons - however, this pack is a rare survivor indeed.

Measures: 7cm tall x 8cm wide x 19cm long

Available to view at our showroom in Piddlehinton, Dorset - by appointment only

DELIVERY OF THIS ITEM: Insured postal delivery of this item to a mainland UK address will be £10.

DELIVERY OF MORE THAN ONE ITEM: If you wish to purchase more than one item for delivery, please contact us for a quote at enquiries@home-alchemy.com or call us on 07549 507550 as we will be able to provide a combined price.

DELIVERY OUTSIDE OF MAINLAND UK: If you require delivery outside of mainland UK, please contact us for a quote at enquiries@home-alchemy.com or call us on 07549 507550.

COLLECTION OF THIS ITEM: If you would like to collect this item from us in Dorset, just select the Click and Collect option in the shopping cart.

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