Boer War London City Imperial Volunteers (CIV) Swagger Stick Sterling Silver Hallmarked Top (1900)
A scarce silver topped swagger stick top to the CIV with Queen Victoria crown and London coat of arms and the date 1900 below. Polish wear to detail on London coat of arms and silver dark toned. Hallmarked silver with London hallmarks and date letter 'e' for 1900. Scarce.
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Crested China - WW1 Tommies Steel Helmet with Islay (Scotland) Crest
WW1 Crested China - Army Steel Helmet with Islay crest (where they make a very pleasant drop of malt whisky). Three edge nibbles to the back rim otherwise undamaged with no repairs. Scarce crest. Maker marked Porcelle, British made.
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Flare Pistol / Gun - Relic Condition
An absolute monster in the hand and of considerable weight. The flare pistol was a feature of every day life in the trenches but this one looks larger than those found as issued to the British Army with a 1.5 inch muzzle. Possibly a naval issue recovered from the seabed. This is completely seized up so no need for a firearms licence and I cannot see any markings. Painted with black paint t... read more
WW1 Hallmarked Silver ID Bracelet - Signaller later 2nd Lieutenant Gerald Harry Lambert - Rifle Brigade
A superb item, engraved silver Identity bracelet on its original chain, fully functional. Reverse has the hallmarks for London assay office with the date letter 'a' (1916) and maker's details "M. Bros". Also sterling lion marks to clasp. The obverse is neatly engraved "Signaller Gerald H. Lambert, 4562, 13th Batt Rifle Brigade, RC (Roman Catholic)."
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1 RTR British Army Stainless Steel Folding Jack Knife Joseph Rodgers Sheffield Maker - Attributed
Cold War Stainless Steel Folding Jack Knife (1950s - 1980s). Some surface scratches to body and main blade, otherwise in good used condition, not oiled recently so a bit stiff but fully functional with a good 'click back' to the blade. The body of the blade has been stippled with the owners details in three places as '1 RTR' (1st battalion Royal Tank Regiment) and " 860 McKale" on the case an... read more
WW1 1916 Hudson & Co British Army NCOs White Metal Whistle
A good example of the pattern issued to NCO's. Made by J. Hudson of Birmingham with clear 1916 stamp. Scarcer than the officer's pattern. Coll read more
Welsh Guards Other Ranks Brass Waist Belt Clasp (WBC), QEII issue
Matched and fits together well, some polishing to detail on highpoints of badge in centre, only to be expected from a smart guardsman.
The Regiment van Heutsz Royal Netherlands Army Brass Cap Badge
A large die struck cap badge with two original loops to the reverse. Some service wear to central design otherwise in good condition.
The Regiment van Heutsz is a line infantry regiment of the Royal Netherlands Army. The regiment was named after J.B. van Heutsz, a former Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies, and was formed on July 1, 1950. It is notable for its service as p... read more
Duke of Wellingtons Regiment Victorian / Edwardian Officers Ladys Night Mess Dress / Evening Wear Waist Belt Clasp (WBC)
An attractive and unusual item of Victorian/Edwardian vintage with facing OSD officer's collar badges. No damage or repairs but missing its belt. For inspiration in this regard, see item listed below. As worn at Levées and regimental balls.
WW1 The Wounded Stripe official uniform sleeve badge
A scarce original First World War period brass 'Wound Badge', the reverse stamped in relief 'AB ) Prov Pat,7342-17) 40'. Backing plate absent. Good condition, complete with two loop fittings and split pin. Circa 52mm in length.
Authorised for wear by Army Order 249 of August 1916 and this was only issued in this size up to 1922 (discontinued for wear on uniform by Army Order 43... read more