Original Boer War Era Cabinet Photo dated 1899 - Royal Artillery - named J. Howard
A good condition cabinet of Royal Artillery solider. Named and dated on reverse in a contemporary ink hand:
"J. Howard, Royal Artillery, Nov 18th, 1899." Possibly taken before his departure to the South African war. Worthy of further research.
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WW1 Art Postcard - South African Mounted Rifles - Slouch Hat
Postally unused and in very good condition. Part of the Ludgate series No 591 "Sons of the Empire". Printed in Great Britain. read more
WW2 RAF Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot - Original photo lot - Sergt Pilot William Henry Banks, RAF (Hurricanes)
A collection of 4 original photos and a marriage invitation to a sergeant pilot who flew hurricanes in the Battle of Britain. To be sold with copies of internet research.
A wedding invitation from a Mrs M.W. Young accompanies the photos and this confirms Bank's marriage to her daughter Dorothy Young at All Saints Church in Gosforth on the 15th February 1940. In the group wed... read more
Letter from the Commander-in-Chief Non Fraternisation March 1945 - 21st Army Group
The first in a series of letters in small pocket sized folded card format from Field Marshal Montgomery to the 21st Army Group personnel dated March 1945 concerning non fraternisation. Some grubby marks and stains but intact with no rips. It concerns the conduct expected of British Troops on entering Germany. It is very much 'spoken' in Monty's own voice. As such it is quite hard hitting. ... read more
WW1 - 1914-15 War Seal Disabled Service 'Cinderella' unmounted mint stamp
A War Seal Disable Service 1914-15 ½d cinderella stamp from the First World War. Usage indicated a halfpenny donation to the War Seal Foundation, founded by Sir Oswald Stoll in 1915 to aid disabled servicemen by building them homes where they could be cared for and be integrated back into society. See photos for condition
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Colonel Roger Montague Radcliffe Lamb, Northumberland Fusiliers Framed Bestowal Certificate for Award of Distinguished Service Order ( DSO ) dated 1st January 1917. Signed by King George V and Lord Derby, Secretary of State for War
Very scarce document in black frame and behind glass. I have not taken it out so I do not know if it is cut down, glued in or loose. Of great interest to anybody who owns his medals or the Northumberland Fusilier collector. Frame is Circa 34.5cm tall and 21.5cm wide).
Will post to a UK address only on account of the glass frame.
His Obituary and portrait photograph... read more
WW1 Patriotic Postcard Album (empty)
Front cover: an evocative image of a British Bulldog standing guard over the Union Flag. Circa 90 plus pages with slots for holding the postcards. I have not counted or checked them all but it looks in good condition except for a tear to base of spine which has been re-glued. Inside cover gives the original owners name "Reginald Northover, Christmas 1915". Some corner bumps and wear but in ... read more
Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) London Guildhall Reception Pamphlet 1537 - 1937
Just under A4 in size, attractive colour card cover, printed by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, in England. Comprises of 16 pages including three black and white illustrations and the programme of proceedings in respect of their 400th anniversary celebrations. In very good condition. Coll. read more
Original Boer War Stereoscopic card - British Army Scouts firing on Boers near Colesberg, South Africa, January 1900
Image in good condition, with usual curve to card. This is an Underwood and Underwood card. read more
Early WW1 ear original photo of Scout Master of the Boy Scouts
Postally unused, in very good condition bar a few random ink blots to the reverse. Initially it looked like he was wearing battledress but it quickly became apparent that he is wearing scouting regalia. Not the fleur de lys buttons, the ribbons pinned to the left shoulder and the six pointed service stars on the breast pocket flap, plus the location of the red cross patch which would have bee... read more