Women's Voluntary Service Bottle Green Wool Felt Beret with Civil Defence Corps Fabric Badge c1950’s
Here on offer is a fine example of a Women's Voluntary Service bottle green wool felt beret with a Civil Defence Corps fabric “Queens crown” badge, circa 1950’s.
The beret is unlined and still retains the original maker’s details and WVS logo which are printed inside:
J Compton, Sons & Webb Ltd
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Near Mint WW2 German Red Cross Officers Dagger with Hangers and Portepee/Knot
Here on offer is near mint example of a Red Cross Officers dagger complete with the correct hangers and portepee/knot.
The dagger is in near mint condition with a bright nickel-plating finish to all the mounts and fittings, including the scabbard.
The oval shaped pommel is in near mint condition, there is just a tiny spot on the reverse edge that has lost its pla... read more
Stunning Near Mint WW2 German Army Dagger with Dark Orange Grip by CARL EICKHORN
Here on offer is possibly the best example of an Eickhorn dagger that I have had the privilege offer.
The dagger is in stunning near mint condition with a thick silver-plating finish to all the mounts and fittings, including the scabbard. There is just the smallest area of plating loss on the scabbard, where the suspension rings have rubbed against the edge over the years of us... read more
Unusual WW1 Menin Gate Souvenir - Ballpoint Pen with Large White Celluloid Feather
Here on offer is an unusual WW1 souvenir that is a ballpoint pen fitted with a large white celluloid feather, to look like a Victorian dip pen.
The feather is actually very detailed and appears to be made from an early celluloid or plastic and fits snuggly to a smooth gilt brass pen grip.
Printed on the feather is a coloured image of the famous Menin Gate at Ypres ... read more
Rare Victorian Board of Trade Rocket Apparatus Bronze Token - Proof of Service at a Wreck
Here on offer is a rare example of Victorian Board of Trade Rocket Apparatus bronze token used for proof of service at a wreck.
During a wreck service when the coastguard officer or the volunteer-in-charge of the rocket apparatus required extra assistance, he enrolled on the spot the helpers needed. As conditions at the scene of a wreck did not normally permit “paper work”, each ... read more
The Mond Nickel Company 25th Anniversary Medal 1925
Here on offer is a fine example of solid nickel Mond medal commemorating the company’s 25th anniversary 1900 to 1925.
The mining company was formed in Canada on the 20th September 1900 and sent their nickel to their new refining plant in Clydach, Swansea, Wales.
This 25th Anniversary coin/medal was produced by the Royal Mint in South Wales.
On the ob... read more
Federated Malay States Police Hallmarked Silver Badge 1935
Here on offer is a rare and impressive Federated Malay States Police Hallmarked Silver Badge, circa 1935.
The large star shaped badge has been cast in solid silver and has the image of a running tiger in the centre and the letters below around the circle:
F M S
On the reverse is a clear set of English silver hallmarks, the Lion ... read more
WW2 Royal Marines Silver & Enamel Sweetheart Bow Brooch
Here on offer is a beautiful original WW2 period Royal Marines silver and enamel sweetheart bow brooch.
A finely detailed Royal Marines emblem, in silver and enamel, is suspended from an unusual vivid green enamel bow.
The reverse has the word: SILVER in raised letters on both parts of the brooch.
It comes in excellent condition, no loss of enamel ... read more