Here at poplar barn we are just establishing ourselves on the web and its a very daunting task. we put so much effort in to our Facebook and Instagram pages that we gave ourselves a pat on the back. a month later and the news was filled with reports that Facebook servers had gone down…AGHHH! disaster so as a fallback we have decided to join you nice folk on twitter.
We are a Kent based, family run company, that love to design and create bespoke items for your home. No job is too big or too small.
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With all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, and now Christmas on the horizon, we decided to take on some extra help - we don’t think the new receptionist is working out…😆☎️
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One for the Americana lovers out there! This would look perfect as a centrepiece for your collection! This sign is classic American style with a single star, and was used between 1992-2008.
Another vintage style reproduction arcade game - Shoot! Produced by Nostalgic Machines Ltd between 1995-2011, all based on Allwins penny machines. It’s missing its wooden footballer, which we can recreate (in West Ham colours obviously 😂😜)
Picked up this gorgeous pair of vintage brass Phoenix book ends today. So shiny! We love them! 🦅📚
Here it is - the Holy Grail of signs! Years of looking without one ever coming up for sale and then BOOM! This one is from the 1980’s, with metal casing and Perspex front….do do do do do we’re lovin’ it! @McDonaldsUK
We’ve only been around for a while, but would like to say a huge thanks to all of our customers! 🤩
Following our Black Friday promotion on our reproduction street signs, we had a request come in from a fellow Hammer asking if we could make a Green Street sign. So here it is, all ready for painting and to be sent off to its new home! COYI ⚒️ @WestHam
How cute is this little brown leather case!? Monogrammed with the initials R.P.M and has an Orient Express sticker. We’re sure it has some stories to tell so currently doing some research into age and what it was used for 🚂💼
Second week in at Man v Fat Football. First week left me with aches in muscles I forgot I had, but can’t wait to get back to it tomorrow! ⚽️⚽️⚽️ @manvfat
Love this 1980’s government issue leather ER II monogrammed satchel. Previously owned by a former civil servant for the minister of Fuel & Power. It has some wear and tear and a strap missing, but is still full of charm! 💼
Another salvaged item from a retired Royal Engineers estate - this university photograph from around the turn of the century. We are trying to research which university this was taken from and maybe if we can name any of the people.
One of our Sailor Jerry pop-up bar speakers looking great on display in the Poplar Barn office 🤩 these are available to purchase on our website in various sizes - fantastic for any rum lover! 🏴☠️🍹
Another Perspex sign reclaimed from Paddy Power! These look so good with some light behind them 💡🐎🐎🐎
In love with this reclaimed Hunter advertising sign! Being monochrome makes it such a versatile display piece - it would look great anywhere in your home! Available to purchase soon! 👢👢👢
Our adventures normally take us to dark and dingy barns, but this week we were lucky enough to visit Chatham Dockyard where we bought this ships trawling lantern ⛴ Made from copper and brass and is marked ’Trawl’ and ‘Richard Irvin & Sons LtdFully converted with a standard plug.
Over the moon to reclaim this old Paddy Power greyhound Perspex advertising signs. Looking forward to building a backing box with LED lighting so that the green really glows! 🐶🐶🐶
A beautiful reproduction Saville Row street sign. Made from solid wood. Would look fantastic displayed in a closet or bedroom – wherever you keep your best suits!
A beautiful reproduction Pudding Lane street sign. Made from solid wood, rustically painted off white and black, faded to give a great antique look. Would look fantastic displayed in a kitchen or pantry
A beautiful reproduction Columbia Road street sign. Made from solid wood, rustically painted off white and black, faded to give a great antique look. Would look fantastic displayed in a potting shed as an ode to those beautiful flowers!
A beautiful reproduction Bond Street street sign. Made from solid wood, rustically painted off white and black, faded to give a great antique look. Would look fantastic displayed anywhere in your home, or wherever you keep you best fashion finds!
A beautiful reproduction Baker Street street sign. Made from solid wood, rustically painted off white and black, faded to give a great antique look. Would look fantastic displayed in a in a kitchen or pantry – wherever you spend your time baking!
We’ve been busy getting ready for our Black Friday sale! Our new range of well known reproduction London street signs are all on offer on our website now - head over to take a look!
Salvaged from a retired Royal Engineers estate, we have this gorgeous school photograph from around the turn of the century. We are trying to research which school this was taken from. If anyone has any ideas, send us a DM!
Original 1962 poster for the Globe Theatre’s production of The Private Eye – The Public Ear, starring Kenneth Williams.
This is one of our posters that is currently on sale - check the website for our latest reductions 🤩
Loved drawing this stamp design! This wet ink print was commissioned by a stamp collector. Ballpoint pen on off white art paper. I know we’re biased, but it looks so good! 😍
Original vintage Soviet theatrical poster reproductions published in 1977.
Shakespeare’s “King Lear”, The Gorky Bolshoi Drama Theatre, Leningrad, 1941.
Another in our collection of original vintage Soviet theatrical poster reproductions, published in 1977.
“Napoleon’s Onslaught”, by A. Lunacharsky and A. Deitch, after the novel by W. Hasenclever, The Theatre of Drama, Leningrad, 1931.
Remembrance Sunday is a chance for all of us to reflect on the sacrifices made by the men and women who have served in our armed forces. This is one of our favourite posters by Graham Simmons that shows a softer side to the difficulties faced 🇬🇧
Today we have this absolutely gorgeous original 1920’s Waterloo Picture Theatre (Hull) Poster, detailing a number of performances. In fantastic condition for its age! 🎭
We keep adding to our collection of these pinball back glasses because they are just so different from your normal wall decor! This one is from Gottlieb’s Show Boat, manufactured in 1961, with only 1,950 made. Framed and ready to display 🤩
This industrial style street lamp is absolutely stunning 😍
Requires rewiring to get the lantern back in working order.
Would look fantastic in a garden or on a driveway! 💡
Absolutely love this beautiful solid brass key 🔑 previously used as a shop display, but would make a fantastic home decor piece!
We are loving this late Victorian/Edwardian advertising sign. Copper with enamelled inlaid lettering. They don’t make them like this anymore! 🤩
This beauty arrived today! 1945 Pfaff sewing machine calendar display piece. Beautifully made, with dials on the side to change the date 📆
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Great weekend in Wales, where we finished our deliveries. Met some great people and made some good contacts while we were there. Couldn’t leave Barry Island without taking a quick visit to Gwen’s house! Well lush 😆🏴
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Out doing deliveries this weekend, and our adventures have taken us all the way to Barry Island. Sad to see the Barclays Bank signs go - we had gotten quite attached to them! 🚗🚙🚗🚙
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Another fantastic original vintage Soviet theatrical poster reproduction, published in 1977.
“The Bribe”, by V. Ardov and L. Nikulin, The Theatre of Satire, Leningrad, 1929 🤝🤝🤝
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Got our hands on this pair of gorgeous cast iron plaque today!
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Reclaimed from a music theatre many years ago, this poster board has sat untouched until it came to us! Make use of our ‘Sell Your Vintage Items’ page on our website to see if we can buy your unwanted treasure!
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Another first aid kit to add to our collection picked up this weekend! Off white painted wood with interior compartments and leather handle ⛑💊 available to purchase on our website soon!
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An unusual find! 1883 French Officer of the Order of Agricultural Merit Remembrance Display! Includes medals, polished steel horseshoes and spurs presented on soft faded padded background in a hinged wood and glass wall hanging display case. The perfect farmhouse decor! 🐎🐎🎖
Step 2 of the copper light restoration! We picked up this fantastic wooden tripod as a stand and have started to clean up some of the patina to get that lovely copper shining through ✨ It’s going to look great when it’s finished! 💡
One of our finds at Detling Antiques Fair, was this gorgeous copper light 💡 A fantastic restoration project!
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Ready, aim, fire! 💥 Salvaged L39AI mortar shell. It has been repainted in cream and grey, and with a clear insert for the addition of lighting to make it the perfect display piece!
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This sheep skull came to us all the way from Wales. We love things like this! 🐑 The perfect vintage farmhouse display pieces 😍
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Something a little different here from us today 🎶 A gold record for Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock’s album The Incredible Base 🎙🎤 A stunning display piece! ⭐️
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We picked up this vintage linen WW2 era Union Jack bunting flag, and decided to put it in a frame instead of displaying as it was. We think it looks great! 🇬🇧
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