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WW2 Royal Marines Silver & Enamel Sweetheart Bow Brooch

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

Code: 50862

35.00 GBP

Antique Cased Mint Royal Navy Gilt Bronze Rowing Medal by Phillips Aldershot

Antique Cased Mint Royal Navy Gilt Bronze Rowing Medal by Phillips Aldershot

Here on offer is an unissued gilt bronze Royal Navy medal in its original box, by the famous medal maker’s, F. Phillips of Aldershot, circa 1910.

I believe this would have been awarded for an inter ship or services rowing competition, as the Navy did with such awards as the “Illustrious Cup” back in 1908.

On the top edge there is the British maritime crown and a su... read more

Code: 50860

20.00 GBP

Antique Continental Silver & Coral Child's Soother with Bells/Rattle and Whistle

Antique Continental Silver & Coral Child's Soother with Bells/Rattle and Whistle

Here on offer is an ornately cast silver and coral child's soother with bells/rattle and a whistle.

The silver is continental (800 grade) and is stamped 800 RSD under the tip of the whistle. Its finish has a slight dark patina that could be polished to a brighter finish, if so required.

I believe RSD is the maker’s stamp/name, which I can’t trace.

Th... read more

Code: 50859

75.00 GBP

Collectors Ostrich Egg with the Image of Two Ostriches on the African Plain - Hand Drawn by Hugh Dill 1998

Collectors Ostrich Egg with the Image of Two Ostriches on the African Plain - Hand Drawn by Hugh Dill 1998

Here on offer is a genuine ostrich egg that has the image of two Ostriches on the African plain, hand drawn in black ink by the South African artist, Hugh Dill, of Swellendam, Cape Province. SA.

The egg is in excellent undamaged condition and has been mounted on a turned black resin base.

The image of the Ostriches and the African Plain is just top quality and Hugh... read more

Code: 50858

50.00 GBP

Ornate Victorian Hallmarked Silver Brooch 1889

Ornate Victorian Hallmarked Silver Brooch 1889

Here on offer is an ornate Victorian solid silver brooch that is fully hallmarked and was assayed in Birmingham in 1889.

I think this brooch originally started life as a pocket watch fob as it still has the loop at the top where a ring would have been fitted.

I have seen this type of conversion before and it related to “mourning” memorabilia.
Back in the ... read more

Code: 50857

25.00 GBP

Antique Silver Plated 3d, 6d and 1Shilling Coin Holder Case with Coins

Antique Silver Plated 3d, 6d and 1Shilling Coin Holder Case with Coins

Here on offer is an attractive Victorian silver plated coin holder with spaces for three types of old English silver coins: 3d, 6d and 1shilling.

It has an ornate floral design with all over scroll chasing on both the front and rear of the case.

Each of the three coin clots are spring loaded to allow for a number of coins to be stored in each section.

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Code: 50824

SOLD

Personalised WW2 Blue Painted Perspex RAF Wings Emblem with Initial “K”

Personalised WW2 Blue Painted Perspex RAF Wings Emblem with Initial “K”

Here on offer is a unique example of a personalised WW2, blue painted perspex RAF Wings emblem with an inlaid brass initial “K”.

My understanding this was made from the perspex recovered from the canopies of damaged WW2 RAF fighter and bomber aircraft, such as Spitfires, Lancaster’s etc.

The main section of the brooch is made from one piece of perspex and the wing... read more

Code: 50856

25.00 GBP

ANTIQUE SILVER PLATED STILTON CHEESE SCOOP WITH JAPANESE CARVED HANDLE 1860

ANTIQUE SILVER PLATED STILTON CHEESE SCOOP WITH JAPANESE CARVED HANDLE 1860

Here on offer is a rare antique silver plated Stilton Cheese Scoop with a stunning Japanese carved cow bone handle, circa 1860.

The metal scoop and twisted stem are silver plated and are connected securely in place to the handle, by an ornate silver ferrule.

The very old bone handle is just a work of art, with various shaped leaves, including water lily, skilfully ... read more

Code: 50242

85.00 GBP

English Hallmarked Silver Watch Fob with Gold Cartouche by Robert Pringle & Sons, London 1925

English Hallmarked Silver Watch Fob with Gold Cartouche by Robert Pringle & Sons, London 1925

Here on offer is an ornate large English solid silver watch fob/pendant that is fully hallmarked and was assayed in Birmingham in 1925.

Even the fob suspension ring is hallmarked with the English Lion mark!

The FRONT of the shield shaped fob has a beautifully engraved scroll and pierced design with a gold shield cartouche in the centre that has NOT been engraved. ... read more

Code: 50854

20.00 GBP

Unusual Vintage Metal and Brass Model Artillery Cannon that Fires Blank Caps

Unusual Vintage Metal and Brass Model Artillery Cannon that Fires Blank Caps

Here on offer is a really well engineered vintage pressed metal and brass model artillery cannon that actually fires blank caps.

I think this was ‘factory’ made and is possibly German in origin, but I can’t find a makers name or stamp on it.

The main chassis and wheels are made from a thick pressed and folded steel metal and the firing mechanism and barrel are form... read more

Code: 50104

75.00 GBP