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Last chance to buy the old Salvo Guide

Posted on | By Shirley Kay
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Kent, UK - Selling on Amazon three used copies of The Salvo Guide 2000 now priced around £21. The book is described as 'The Salvo Guide by Thornton Kay' in hardcover. Five thousand copies of the Salvo Guide were printed in 2000 and sold for £9.95 a copy. It was a guide to architectural antiques, antique garden ornament , reclaimed building materials and architectural salvage. It included photographs and summaries of auction results from auctions at Sotheby's, Bonhams, Christie's and Gaze. Potted histories of makers, sculptors and artists in Britain, France, U.S.A. and other countries 1680 to 1990. Plus an A to Z of random topics. The book was published by Salvo in association with Solopark plc. and their director at the time, Rodney Bird said 'I know it will provide much pleasure and practical guidance.' It was indeed a treasure of images, useful facts and information. Unfortunately Salvo do not have any copies left of this fabulous handbook in stock.

Salvo currently produce a pocket sized directory to Salvo Code dealers. This is a useful guide for architects, builders, designers or home renovators to help source architectural salvage, architectural antiques and reclaimed building materials. Discover and build contacts with top dealers selling items such as fine architectural, fireplaces, garden antiques, lighting, bathrooms, kitchens, furniture, bygones, doors, windows, reclaimed wood, metalwork, staircases, slates, stone, tiles, bricks and even complete buildings.

The Salvo Code flags to customers that a business has standards and gives you the choice of buying from a relatively safe and responsible source. Buy with greater confidence and look out for dealers displaying the Crane Logo on their SalvoWEB for sale adverts too. Salvo Code members are mainly UK based but their are also some further afield from countries such as France, Italy, Canada and the USA.

Contact Salvo for your free pocket guide directory in print by post or as a pdf. Simply request one with your address or email contact via the SalvoWEB 'Send a Message' email.

Amazon: The Salvo Guide Hardcover – Mar 2000 by Thornton Kay (Author)
Salvo Pocket Guide

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