Large WW2 Original Photograph of Lord Trenchard with 2nd Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, Catterick, of RAF interest too
Lord Trenchard (seated centre) with officer's of the 2nd Battalion RSF, with some of the officers named in pencil on the reverse. Many WW1 decorations and medals evident. This is a very large photo ( circa 30 x 25cm). Photo is sharp with good detail. Some corner creasing and one part of image has been damaged (cracked around the third seated officer on the right), but this has not caught hi... read more
WW1 - 1/5th Hampshire Regiment ( in India ) Pioneer Sergeant Original Black and White Postcard Portrait photograph - wearing IGS medal ribbon
Postally unused, gloss finish and blank reverse. An amazingly crisp original portrait with a very clear image of his wolseley sun helmet and pagri flash " 5 / Hants ", colour sergeant sash, pioneer crossed axes above sergeant chevrons to right arm, and his IGS medal ribbon, which dates the photo nicely to later in 1919.
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WW1 Patriotic Silk Postcard - Right is Might
Postally unused. Made in Paris France. Some mild foxing to front and some stains to reverse but generally in good condition with the conjoined flags of France and Great Britain.
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WW1 Durham Light Infantry (DLI) BDV Cigarette Card Silk - No 34
Original WW1 silk printed cigarette card. In very good condition for age.
17th Lancers Edwardian Coloured Art Postcard - Tucks Oilette No 8871
fro the Regimental Badges and their Wearers Series.
From a painting by Harry Payne. Postally unused, in excellent condition with minimal corner wear and no creases, colours bright. A lovely card.
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17th Lancers Victorian Coloured Art Postcard - Beamont
Postally unused, image is good but the card overall is in poor condition with multiple heavy creases evident, mainly when viewed from the reverse.
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Copy photo of Boer War Hospital Ship “S.S. Maine” Fund Raising Medal - Lady Randolph Churchill's Amercian Ladies Hospital Ship
Copy photograph of the ship taken originally circa 1910.
The Maine was originally the Atlantic Transport Line steamer Swansea, renamed in 1899 and lent to the British Government as a hospital ship for use in the Boer War and later off China during the Boxer Rebellion (its officers received the Transport Medal ). Fitted out as a hospital ship in London by Messrs. Fletcher... read more
'Ike' - American General Eisenhower reviews a smart looking British army regular battalion
Top brass (RAF ) accompany American General Dwight D. ( Ike ) Eisenhower as he inspects a fine looking body of troops. Not sure which regiment. Post WW2 photo / postcard with blank reverse. In very good condition. Pre 1953. Later the 34th President of the USA.
14th Indian Division Theatre Made Xmas Greetings Paper Slip 1943 - signed by Officer Commanding
On 14 June 1943, the 14th Indian Division was converted to a Training Division. It was stationed at Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh, where the terrain and vegetation matched the conditions likely to be encountered in Burma, but the comparatively mild climate allowed training throughout the year. The division was commanded by Major General Alfred Curtis. Although its purpose was to supply jungle-tr... read more
WW1 Two Rare Preprinted Field Service India Message Postcards for use by Indian Troops at the Front - Hindi
A rare pair of two patterns, one has an army number form A.F. A2042 D (Hindi). The script to the reverse of each is pre-printed Hindi script. No doubt one of my Indian customers will provide us all with a translation! In poor condition and stained. However, not something you come across everyday, and reminds us all of the part played by India on the Western and Eastern Fronts.