There are some casting marks, pitting and knocks to the edges. The mantel is slightly loose and will benefit from attaching to the wall. There are two small drill holes on one leg, perhaps from fitting. The back has surface rust as expected. The fire surround's classical and elegant style would make it ideal for a period home and is a desirable and well made item.If you wish to arrange your own courier for collection, we would bubble wrap the item free of. There are a few points we would like to make you aware of in terms of risk.
There is a small amount of risk with transporting any item. This risk can be minimised by either collecting in person or using a trusted person or company to move the item for you. We have been using the same trusted family firm of couriers for many years now and are happy with their services, additionally you are covered for loss or damage.We would not be liable for loss or damage in transit. For cast iron items, no amount of bubble wrap will protect them from smashing if they were allowed to fall over.
I would urge you not to book a parcel carrier, although cheaper. I would choose a door to door courier who does not use depots to transfer items.Please see our other listings for unusual items. The item "AN ELEGANT VICTORIAN CAST IRON FIRE SURROUND FOR WOOD BURNER / BASKET ref FS0079" is in sale since Monday, September 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural Antiques\Fireplaces, Mantels & Fireplace Accessories".
The seller is "arcrec" and is located in Petersfield. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.