Rare Cased Set of Four Antique Silver Plated Knife Rests by Roberts & Belk - circa 1888
Here on offer is an extremely rare cased set of four antique Victorian silver plated knife rests by Roberts & Belk, of Sheffield, circa 1888.
These heavy and thickly silver plated knife rests have been made in an unusual form that seems to resemble “atoms”?
I understand that Roberts & Belk actually worked with the famous designer, Christopher Dresser and these are ... read more
WW2 Royal Artillery Perspex “Heart” Sweetheart Pendant
Here on offer is a hand made example of a WW2 Royal Artillery Perspex heart shaped sweetheart pendant.
I believe that these keepsakes were made from the Perspex from damaged WW2 RAF aircraft.
With this example the perspex has been cut into the shape of a heart with a hole for a suspension ring at the top.
An artillery cannon and a crown have been ad... read more
Original WW1 Royal Engineers Silver and Enamel Sweetheart “Badge” Ring
Here on offer is an original WW1 Royal Engineers silver and enamel sweetheart “badge” ring.
The ring is not hallmarked but tests as 925-grade silver and depicts a finely detailed miniature coloured enamel Royal Engineers badge.
The ring size is a UK “P” or US “7” and the badge measures just 0.5” (1.3cm) high.
I am happy to combine postage on multiple... read more
Original Large Brass Helmet Plate for The Royal Marines – Gibraltar - Per Mare Per Terram
Here on offer is an original brass helmet plate for The Royal Marines that I believe was worn between 1923 and 1952.
The helmet plate/badge is made from cast brass metal and still shows its fine detailing with a beautiful aged patina to the finish.
It is complete with its two rear lugs but one is a slightly larger later replacement.
I am happy to com... read more
Original Copy of Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf - English translation published in 1939 by Hurst and Blackett London
Here on offer is a copy of Adolf Hitler’s book, Mein Kampf. This example has the English translation and was published in 1939 by Hurst and Blackett of London.
It consists of two volumes in one book, totalling 567 pages and comes with its original blue cloth covering and gilt embossing.
The book has all the original pages along with the image of Adolf Hitler. The ... read more
WW2 German Enamel Sign - NSKK INSTANDSETZUNG - High Quality Aged Reproduction
Here on offer is a high quality REPRODUCTION of an NSKK enamel wall plaque for the INSTANDSETZUNG.
This impressive plaque is an exact copy of the originals and has been professionally “aged” with chips to the enamel and light rust to the metal.
I have these signs being sold as originals but I am sure they are reproductions and I am selling this example as such.
Unique WW2 Trench Art Wall Plaque made from the remains of a Doodlebug V1 Rocket, shot down by the RAF over Kent in 1944
Here on offer is a really unusual and unique piece of WW2 “Trench Art” being a heavy Wall Plaque made from the remains of a Doodlebug or V1 Rocket that was shot down over Kent by the RAF in 1944.
The main slightly domed Iron Cross section is made from a section of the steel body, painted black and the beautifully cut-out and hand engraved Luftwaffe Eagle and Swastika is m... read more
Boer War Trench Art Knife – G W Ratclife – Cape Town c1900
Here on offer is a Boer War, hand made “Trench Art” knife with its original leather scabbard, that I acquired with other Boer War memorabilia.
The handle is made up of discs of Bakelite and aluminium that have been shaped and held in place by what looks like a lead alloy top and bottom fitting. The very top has a brass ring and it looks like the knife shaft has been profe... read more
Senior Officers Austro-Hungarian Navy - K.u.K. KRIEGS – MARINE Silver Plated “Life Buoy” Inkwell and Pen Rest by Berndorf
Here on offer is a beautiful and very unusual Senior Officers, Austro-Hungarian K.u.K Kriegsmarine, silver plated “life buoy” inkwell and pen rest.
The Austro-Hungarian Navy was the naval force of Austria-Hungary.
Its official name in German was kaiserliche und königliche Kriegsmarine (Imperial and Royal War Navy), abbreviated as K.u.K. Kriegsmarine.
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WW2 US Army Air Force Folding Survival Machete with Blade Cover by Cattaraugus USA
Here on offer is an excellent and unmodified original WW2 USAAF folding machete manufactured by Cattaraugus of the USA.
My understanding is that in 1942, the U.S. Army Air Force (USAAF) adopted this type of Folding Machete for use in the B-2 and B-4 Bail out kits.
It was designed to replace the Model 18 Collins machete, which took up a lot of space in the emergenc... read more