British Regimental Marked “The Grenadier Guards” WW1 SMLE 1907 Pattern Sanderson Bayonet with Scabbard 1918
Here on offer is an excellent genuine British WW1 SMLE 1907 Pattern Sanderson Bayonet with scabbard, that is regimental marked for “The Grenadier Guards”.
The bayonet has bright finish to all the steel hilt fittings. There is just some very light surface pitting and dulling of the metal in small areas.
The release button in the pommel still works perfectly and it s... read more
Commemoration of Olympic Games 1896- 1984 Collectors Medal - Fencing – Melbourne 1956
Here on offer is a Commemoration of Olympic Games 1896- 1984 collectors medal, that depicts Fencing – Melbourne 1956.
There was a whole series of these medals made, that depicted different events that took place in the Olympic Games.
This medal is for Fencing that took place in the Melbourne games back in 1856.
The medal is made from a metal alloy an... read more
WW2 RAF Booklet – The Story of a Brave Shropshire Airman - Flight-Lieutenant Eric Stanley Lock, DSO, DFC with Bar
Here on offer is a scarce WW2 period booklet that tells the story of the famous RAF fighter pilot, Flight-Lieutenant Eric Stanley Lock, DSO, DFC with Bar.
The small booklet is titled:
The Story of a Brave Shropshire Airman
It was originally sold for one shilling and the proceeds were used in support of the Royal Air Force Pilot’s and Crews fund.
WW1 British Military Issued Angle of Sight Instrument H.A. Mk1 – Compass Clinometer dated 1915 with Leather Case
Here on offer is a fine example of a WW1 British Military Issued, Angle of Sight Instrument H.A. Mk1 – Compass Clinometer, dated 1915 with its original leather case.
This instrument was patented jointly by J. C. Asten and Francis Barker & Son Ltd in 1909 as the 'Patent Combined Altitude Instrument and Prismatic Compass'.
Dating from 1915, this example is in excell... read more
WW2 German K-98 Dress Bayonet by E. Pack & Sohne with Stag Grip and Black Leather Frog
Here on offer is an excellent example of a WW2 German K-98 dress bayonet with stag grips by Ernst Pack & Sohne, complete with its original black leather frog.
All the hilt fittings have a bright nickel-plated finish that is in great condition, with just very minor usage marks and plating loss.
The “birds head’ shaped pommel still has a functioning bayonet catch... read more
Antique Silver Plated Bronze Medallion Commemorating the death of Friedrich von Schiller in 1805
Here on offer is a large (50mm) antique silver plated bronze medallion commemorating the death of Friedrich von Schiller in 1805.
I believe it was actually made by Allen & Moore in 1850.
On the obverse it depicts the bust of Schiller bare headed, with the words:
FREDk. VON SCHILLER.
Under his bust in tiny letters, it reads:
Nazi Party 9ct Gold Swastika Pendant Charm
Here on offer is what I believe is a Nazi Party solid 9ct gold Swastika pendant charm.
The front has the cut-out Swastika emblem in the centre and a plain circular border. It still retains its original suspension loop and is in perfect undamaged condition.
On the reverse is stamped “9ct” indicating it is made of durable 375 grade gold.
There are no ... read more
Original WW2 Souvenir of Italy Campaign Link Bracelet dated 1945
Here on offer is an original WW2 souvenir of Italy campaign link bracelet, dated 1945.
It seems to be made from silver plated brass and has a larger central plaque with an elliptically rounded shape.
These bracelets usually depict the campaigns and battles the soldier was involved in and vary from bracelet to bracelet.
On the front in relief is the ... read more
Scarce Large Commemorative Aluminium Medallion for The Aluminium Company Limited London in 1889
Here on offer is a large (50mm) commemorative aluminium medallion produced using the Deville-Castner process, for The Aluminium Company Limited London in 1889.
This medallion marks a turning point in the history of this metal and its applications. At this time, aluminium transformed from an expensive material to an inexpensive metal that could be used commonly in construction and... read more
WW2 German Card Game - Wehrmachts Quartett Kriegsmarine – Owner Named and Dated 1942
Here on offer is one of German WW2 card games that were popular with children, from the "Quartett" series, that were made by Sala games in the 1940’s.
What I love about this set is that written on the back of the deck packet, are the details and date of the original owner, Robert Brebach, from Flegessen, 1.7.1942.
There is also a handwritten note inside the lip o... read more