WW2 British Carved Wood Middle East Pattern Commando Knuckle Knife Display - 8th Commando Company
Here on offer is an unusual desk display being a small wooden hand carved Middle East pattern Commando knuckle knife, mounted on a wooden base.
There is an aluminium plaque attached to the front that reads:
8th COMMANDO. COY.
This clearly relates to the British No 8 Commando Company.
The Commando was formed on the 23rd June 1940 reachi... read more
German WW2 Enamel Hunting Association Badge Commemorating 50 Years - 1888-1938
Here on offer is a German WW2 era enamel Hunting Association Badge commemorating 50 years, 1888 to 1938.
The circular white and green enamel metal badge has "50 Jahre 1888-1938 Deutsche Jagerschaft Ostpreussen" in raised lettering around the perimeter and the raised Hunting Association deer’s head/swastika emblem in the centre.
The deer’s head is silver plated but... read more
Rare “Honorary Award” Presentation Hitler Youth Knife by W.K.C. dated to 1936
Here on offer is one of the rarest Hitler Youth Knives you will ever come across.
This early example has been professionally engraved on the flat section of the pommel with:
15. 11. 36.
This literally translates from German to “Honorary Award”.
It is clearly dated to the award date being 15/11/1936 and could have poss... read more
Very Fine Prussian WW1 Silver Pilots Badge by C. E. JUNCKER with Original Fitted Case
Here on offer is a very fine and rare example of a genuine Prussian WW1 Silver Pilots Badge by C. E. Juncker with its original fitted case.
The Badge itself is made from a hollow construction using 800 grade German silver and has a slight aged patina finish to the silver.
On the obverse of the badge, the centre shows a finely detailed period German monoplane in fli... read more
Original WW1 ‘FUMSUP’ & TOUCH WOOD Soldier’s Lucky Gold Plated Charm with Painted Face
Here on offer is an original WW1 ‘FUMSUP’ and TOUCH WOOD soldiers lucky Gold Plated charm, that amazingly still has its painted face!
These charms were given to WW1 soldiers, as a “Good Luck” token that could be carried with them into battle.
They come in all sorts of types and this one has a lovely Gold Plated body with moving arms (with Thumbs UP) and a woodenhea... read more
Cold War Period Romanian Army Officers Dress Dagger - Early Serial No. 0913 Circa 1965
Here on offer is an untouched example of a very early Socialist Romanian Army Officers Dress Dagger that has a very low serial number, “0913” and dates to the mid 1960’s.
All the metal fittings are made from gilt brass that still retains some of the protective lacquer. Overall it shows signs of lose to the gilt finish, but this could be polished to a bright finish if preferred. <... read more
Early WW2 German Army Third Reich Marksmanship Silver Bullion Lanyard
Here on offer is an excellent example of a genuine early WW2 German Army Third Reich Marksmanship Lanyard.
This initial 1st grade was awarded to German Army marksmen. It was given in 12 different grades, which would be recognized by the addition of swords to the shield, changes in colour, addition of acorns to the end of the lanyard and other variations.
The award ... read more
Rare Large WW2 Royal Canadian Air Force RCAF Perspex “Heart” Sweetheart Brooch
Here on offer is a rare hand made example of a WW2 Royal Canadian Air Force RCAF heart shaped thick perspex sweetheart brooch, which has a tiny metal and enamelled RCAF emblem set in the centre.
These types of sweetheart brooch’s where made from the Perspex canopies/windows of damaged/crashed WW2 aircraft.
This clear Perspex “heart” is unusually THICK and probably... read more
British Admiralty Pattern Navy Knife with Leather Sheath circa 2008
Here on offer is an issued and used British Ministry of Defence Admiralty Navy Knife with stainless steel blade, rosewood handle and black leather sheath.
On the grip, the two rosewood slabs are held in place by two brass pins. Four finger notches have been carved into the front slab to help grip the knife.
The polished stainless steel blade has a sharp single cut... read more
Vintage British Military Type D Survival Knife with Original Leather Sheath dated 1979
Here on offer is a genuine vintage British Military Type D Survival Knife with its original leather sheath, dated 1979.
This heavy-duty survival knife has a wooden handle made up of to large wooden slabs that have been contoured to make the grip and secured in place by three large lacquered copper rivets.
The top pommel end of the handle has a hole for a wrist cord... read more