Commemorative Gilt Bronze Medallion for the Coronation King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra 1902
Here on offer is a large (52mm) commemorative gilt bronze medallion for the coronation King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra in 1902.
On the obverse is the image of the conjoined busts of Their Majesties bare heads facing left.
The engraver's initials “G.F M.B.Ld” are on the right of the King's bust. This relates to George Frampton.
The script around ... read more
Unusual Set of Six Edward VIII and Royal Navy Related Napkin Rings in Fitted Wooden Case c1936
Here on offer is an unusual set of six Edward VIII and Royal Navy related napkin rings, in a green felt lined fitted wooden case, circa 1936.
These may have been produced as a souvenir of the planned coronation of Edward VIII, that didn’t actually take place as he abdicated before that took place.
Each napkin ring has been made from a slightly flattened and shaped... read more
Antique National Rifle Association NRA Bronze Medal with Original Case by Elkington & Co. Ltd
Here on offer is a mint example of an antique National Rifle Association, NRA, bronze medal with its original case by Elkington & Co. Ltd, circa 1910.
The bronze medal is in an oval form and beautifully decorated on the front side with a design for the "N. R. A., Rifle Clubs". The central area has been pierced out highlighting the two shooting figures that are depicted on the NR... read more
Medallion Commemorating the Opening of Blackpool’s Gigantic Ferris Wheel 1896
Here on offer is a medallion commemorating the opening of Blackpool’s Gigantic Ferris Wheel in 1896.
The medallion is made from a white metal alloy and on the obverse depicts the structure of the big wheel and an entrance gate to the Winter Gardens and the words:
BLACKPOOL GIGANTIC WHEEL
On the reverse side it depicts the inscription:
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Unusual King George III Irish Token 1820
Here on offer is an unusual King George III Irish token dated 1820.
The obverse displays the Kings head in profile and the depicts an Irish harp and the date 1820.
It appears to be made from a light coloured bronze alloy?
The images on both sides are rubbed but still retain a lot of fine detail.
The token measures 1” (2.6cm) diameter a... read more
INERT WW1 British No.15 "Cricket" Ball Grenade
Here on offer is an INERT genuine WW1 British No.15 "Cricket" ball grenade, in relic condition.
I believe these were introduced as an emergency hand grenade in May 1915, due to the shortage of Mills grenades.
This type of grenade was used on all WW1 war fronts including the Gallipoli campaign.
They were used as a hand grenade or used with a a catap... read more
Genuine Original WW1 British Army Leather Jerkin Dated 1918
Here on offer is a genuine WW1 British Army leather Jerkin, dated 1918.
The WW1 British Army leather Jerkin was introduced by the British Army in 1915 for trench wear and it proved to be very popular.
This fine example is a very large size, possibly XXL, measuring 24.5” across the front when laid flat.
It has been made from four large sections of so... read more
Antique Swastika Brooch made with Faux Diamonds Set in Gilt Metal c1890.
Here on offer is a fine antique Swastika brooch that has been made from 17 brilliant faux diamonds set in a gilt metal Swastika frame.
On the reverse it has its original hinged fixing-pin and “C” clasp.
I believe this brooch was made back in the Victorian period, circa 1890, when the Swastika symbol was actually seen as a sign of good luck.
This br... read more
Rare Anglo-Boer War POW made Carved Cedar-wood Box – Bermuda 1903
Here on offer is a very rare example of an Anglo-Boer war POW carved cedar-wood hinged box, made in one of the POW camps on Bermuda in 1903.
This large and impressive box that is I believe, made from cedar-wood that now has a beautiful rich patina finish to the wood.
It has a hinged lid that has been deeply hand carved with ornate, fan and pyramid shaped patterns. ... read more