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Rifle Brigade Officer 's Hallmarked Silver Whistle & Silver plated Boss - Crimean War Period - Dated 1854
Officer's silver whistle and boss. White metal lion head boss and whistle case hallmarked Birmingham 1854 (Victoria young head and date letter F). Maker's mark on both whistle and and sheaf are J&Co ( Jennens & Co). With four retaining bolts (three matching). Lion head boss badge and chain are unmarked and most probably silver plate. In good condition, some service wear and scratches, whistle still has a nice toot! An early piece.
Code: 57752Price: 185.00 GBP
Black Watch ( The Royal Highlanders ) White Metal Sporran Badge
Good sharp detail with long retaining brass tang to the reverse. Circa 4.1cm tall.
Churchill No 1167 (but in white metal).
Royal Northumberland Fusiliers ( RNF ) / Royal Regiment of Fusiliers ( RRF ) Red over White Hackle - Mint in issue paper
Mint condition with loop for securing in beret behind the cap badge. Worn by RNF until 1968 and the RRF thereafter.
Code: 57257Price: 20.00 GBP
Brass Uniform Button Cleaning Stick - stamped 1125170
Early stick with regimental number stamped into it. Circa 17cm long and 5.5cm wide. Standard pattern. Could do with a light polish.
Code: 57042Price: 8.00 GBP
WW2 Italian Army Embroidered Collar Star with Khaki Background
White (now a bit grubby) embroidered thread on circular khaki woven cloth background. Believed to be Italian Army. I am sure I will be corrected on this (and corrections welcome!). Measures roughly 3cm across (star excluding background). See also previous listing.
Code: 56481Price: 10.00 GBP
WW2 Pair of Italian Army Embroidered Collar Stars with Black Backgrounds
White (now grey) embroidered thread on black woven cloth backgrounds. Believed to be Italian Army. I am sure I will be corrected on this (and corrections welcome!). Each measures roughly 3cm across (star excluding background).
Code: 56480Price: 18.00 GBP
2nd VB DLI Durham Light Infantry Set of three dessert / cake knives and matching forks
An attractive plated dessert knife and forks, with bone handles and decorative patterns to the metalwork. Each knife blade bears the crest of the Bishop Auckland headquartered 2nd VB DLI. See the Shoulder Belt Plate of the same unit included here for comparative purposes only - it is not part of the sale. Sold as antiques but they would still grace any dining table! Knifes circa 21cm long and forks 18cm long. Not dishwasher safe!!!
68th 1st Battalion Durham Light Infantry ( DLI ) Sergeant Mess Sauce Ladle
Engraved with the crest of the 68th / 1st regular battalion below a Victorian crown. The entwined initials "SM" below to signify this was the property of the Sergeant's Mess. Electro plated with maker's marks. A good quality heavy ladle with a bowl circa 5.5cm in diameter and 14cm long handle. Some signs of wear, but would polish up nicely.
Sergeant 's Mess Dessert Fork - 6th Battalion ( Territorials ) Durham Light Infantry
Stainless nickel steel fork embossed " C Coy 6th D.L.I. " to front and impressed Stainless Nickel to reverse. Circa 16.5cm long and in good condition.
Scarce Wheatly Hill ( County Durham ) Colliery Pit Band Brass Badge
Brass two piece construction badge (lugs or screw posts unfortunately neatly nipped off). This badge has been positively identified as that belonging to the colliery pit band of Wheatley Hill village, County Durham. Circa 6.3cm wide and 4.3cm tall. I will provide photocopies of the band member photos.
See http://www.wheatleyhill.com/ for more information.
Code: 56023Price: 30.00 GBP
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