Handover Brushes – London, England

This Reverse glass advertising sign was made for my good friend Mike Venus who is the proprietor of a brush, paint and gold leaf supplies business in London.

The company still hand makes there own specialised sign-writing brushes, and supplies customers worldwide with bespoke equipment for sign-writers, gilders and artists. The company was Established over 50 years ago and is still trading in London. They also sell my gilders tip known as The Smith Tip.

This glass sign is 4ft wide by 22″. The letters are glue chipped and Angel gilded with various shades of goldleaf. Mother of pearl is used in the border details along with shading and blending, translucent coloured dammar varnish is also present in this glass sign. Made in 1993.

To view there site and contents click here www.handover.co.uk

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5 Responses to “Handover Brushes – London, England”

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  2. John Frankel says:

    Hello David, Where can I find some Handover pinstriping brushes ” OO”, please let me know.

    Thank you,

    John Frankel

  3. David Smith says:

    John have you tried contacting Handover ? That is the only place I can think of.

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