Vintage Large Glass Ashtray and Stand for the 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards
Here on offer is a Vintage Large Glass Ashtray and Stand for the now disbanded 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards.
The 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment of the British Army formed in 1922 and served in WW2.
However following the reduction of forces at the end of the Cold War and proposals contained in the Options for Change paper,... read more
Near Mint VZ24 Czechoslovakian ‘Blued’ Long Bayonet circa 1948
Here on offer is a near mint example of a Post WW2 VZ24 Czechoslovakian heavily ‘blued’ long bayonet dated 1948.
The Pommel is made of blued steel and has the rifle slot and working release mechanism. It just shows some minor light surface rust to the reverse surface.
The dark wooden grips are in mint condition and still have their recessed nut and round-hea... read more
Rare Pearl Arms Crested China WW1 BRITISH TANK – MARK 1 - CAMBRIDGE - c1916
Here on offer is an unusual and rare Pearl Arms China (A.C.R. & Co Ltd) model of a WW1 British Tank made in 1916.
I think this is a model of the first British Tank that was made, the Mark 1.
The Mark 1 was armed with two 6 pounder guns and three .303 Hotchkiss machine guns and were called “Male" tanks; those with four Vickers machine guns and one H... read more
Genuine Vintage WW2 Royal Artillery Wire Embroidered Bullion Blazer Badge
Here on offer is a genuine vintage, possibly WW2 period, Royal Artillery Wire Embroidered Bullion Blazer Badge.
The wire-embroidered badge has been sewn directly onto the square piece of cloth, which once would have formed the front of a blazer pocket.
The badge itself is in great condition, and makes a great collectors piece that still displays we... read more
Rare Chinese Trench Art Ashtray & Matchbox Holder 1902 to 19122
Here on offer is a rare Chinese Trench Art Ashtray and Matchbox Holder, 1902 to 1912.
The main body is made of an artillery shell case that has English markings on the base along with a manufactured date that appears to be:
A hand beaten dish has then been soldered to the cut down case to make the ashtray and in the centre is ... read more
Genuine Issued RAF Officer's Bullion Cap Badge
Here on offer is a genuine issued RAF Officer's padded bullion Cap Badge.
It has the Queens Crown so I believe it is a post WW2 example.
It is in overall great condition which still retains its original vibrant colour to the felt and gilt bullion. Also the solid metal RAF eagle retains all its gilt finish.
There are just a couple of l... read more
Genuine Issued WW1 Merchant Navy Officer's Cap Badge
Here on offer is a genuine issued WW1 Merchant Navy Officer's padded Cap Badge.
This excellent issued example still retains all its bullion stitching and padding.
It has a beautiful overall aged patina finish to all the elements of the badge, as can be seen in my photos.
The Badge measures 2.7” (6.9cm) wide by 2.6” (6.8cm) tall.
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Rare WW1 Souvenir Pocket Watch Depicting LORD KITCHENER & JOSEPH JOFFRE 1914-1915
Here on offer is a very rare and unusual example of a genuine WW1 souvenir Pocket Watch that depicts the images of the British Secretary of War, Lord Kitchener and the French Commander, Joseph Joffre.
The main body of the watch is silver plated with most of the plating worn off on the outer edges and back cover.
The back-hinged cover levers open to ... read more
WW1 British War & Victory Medals to 27105 PTE W.C. STEAD – East Surrey Regiment
Here on offer is a really nice pair of original WW1 medals issued to a Walter, Charles, STEAD who served with the East Surrey Regiment.
The medals consist of a Silver
WW1 BRITISH WAR MEDAL
and a gilt (some age patina)
WW1 BRITISH VICTORY MEDAL,
both full size, and correctly named to
W.C. ... read more
Antique ‘Duke of Wellington’ Staffordshire Pottery Character Jug, circa 1830
Here on offer is a fine example of an antique ‘Duke of Wellington’ Staffordshire Pottery Character Jug, circa 1830.
After the Duke of Wellington’s victory at Waterloo in 1815, a number of commemorative souvenir items where made and these finely detailed character jugs where made depicting the Duke in his uniform.
They where all hand painted in a numb... read more