WW1 Queens Regiment Gilt Metal and Enamel Sweetheart Bar Brooch
Here on offer is a excellent example of a WW1 Queens Regiment Gilt Metal and Enamel Sweetheart Brooch.
All the enameling and gilt is still in place and the brooch is in near mint condition.
On the reverse it still retains its original long fixing pin and “C” clasp.
It measures 2.2” (5.6cm) wide by 0.75” (1.8cm) high and weighs 3.8g.
WW2 German Army Officers Dagger with Glass-Like Dark Orange Grip
Here on offer is a genuine WW2 German Army Officers Dagger with a glass-like Dark Orange grip.
The dagger is in overall excellent condition with some minor areas of plating lifting on the scabbard. It does have a stunning mint condition dark orange grip, with the very sort after ‘glass-like’ finish.
The dagger is in untouched condition and all the s... read more
Very Rare WW2 German RAD Officers Czechoslovakian Dagger by WKC
Here on offer is what I believe to be a very rare example of a WW2 RAD Officers Czechoslovakian Dagger by WKC, Solingen.
I have owned this dagger for over 30 years and have been puzzled as to its construction and use?
I was really pleased to see that the exact same type of dagger was recently listed on Tom Wittmann’s Militaria web site. Tom Wittmann ... read more
Genuine WW2 German Army Dinner Plate that was brought back from the Island of Jersey made by Rhenania Duisdorf Bonn 1939
Here on offer is a genuine early WW2 German Army Dinner Plate that was brought back from the Island of Jersey where I acquired it over 30 years ago.
I purchased it along with some edged weapons for an old gentleman who then ran the Jersey Stamp shop and he stated that the plate was 100% genuine and had come from a local mess hall that had been “liberated” by the locals in... read more
Beautiful WW2 Italian POW Made Aluminium Trench Art Cigarette Case
Here on offer is a WW2 Italian POW made aluminium Trench Art Cigarette/Sweetheart Case.
I have been told that these sweetheart cigarette cases where made by Italian POW's captured by the British Forces in North Africa in WW2. Apparently, they were traded for food and cigarettes by the Italian POW’s.
The POW Camp at Fayid, Egypt was one of the last ca... read more
WW2 Trench Art Aluminium Model of an RAF Spitfire
Here on offer is an example of a period WW2 Trench Art aluminium model of a RAF Spitfire.
The model is a one piece solid aluminium casting and does show overall light age oxidisation to the finish.
There are some “nibbles/chips” to the top of the tail and tail wings, as well as minor nibbles to the main wing tips.
The underside has a h... read more
Early WWI British Army Officer's Magnapole Series II Compass Thomas Armstrong & Bros
Here on offer is a very early version of the WW1 British Army Officer’s “MAGNAPOLE” Series II Compass, by Short & Mason.
Thomas Watling Short and William James Mason founded ‘Short & Mason Ltd’ in 1875. Their business address was at 40 Hatton Gardens, London. The company created the MAGNAPOLE compass but was also a retailer of precision instruments made by famous m... read more
WW1 Period Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Large Metal Cap Badge
Here on offer is a WW1 period (Princess Louise's) pattern, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders large metal cap badge.
The white metal badge has a circlet inscribed ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND. Within the circlet, voided, the cypher "L" of the late Princess Louise, interlaced and reversed.
On the left of the cypher is a boar's head and on the right a cat-a-mountain... read more
WW2 Chrome Plated RAF Propeller and Wings Sweetheart Brooch
Here on offer is a great example of a WW2 period RAF sweetheart brooch that consists of the RAF crown and wings emblem set on a chrome plated propeller.
The brooch is 2.9” (7.4cm) wide and is complete with its original long brooch pin and “C” clasp.
It weighs 6.6g.
The brooch is in excellent condition and retains all the chrome on the ... read more
WW2 Royal Engineers Silver and Enamel Sweetheart Bar Brooch
Here on offer is a great example of a WW2 Royal Engineers Silver and Enamel Sweetheart Brooch.
The brooch is SILVER on the reverse of the badge and tests positive for 925 Sterling grade silver.
All the royal blue and red enamel is in place on the George VI badge.
On the reverse it still retains its original long fixing pin and “C” clas... read more