Unique Hand Carved Mother of Pearl Letter Opener with Duke of Wellington’s Profile Commemorating Waterloo 1815
Here on offer is a very unusual and possibly unique hand carved Mother of Pearl or Nacre shell letter opener with Duke of Wellington’s Profile, that I believe was made to Commemorate the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
This came into my possession form a lady in Hampshire, who lived near Stratfield Saye House, along with a Horse Hair Bracelet made form the hair of the... read more
Victorian Boer War Period Lord Roberts Brass & Cast Iron Doorstop or Fire Place Ornament
Here on offer is a lovely original Victorian Boer War period, brass and cast iron doorstop.
Cast in solid brass is the image of Lord Roberts in military uniform astride his horse. The horse legs are then attached by two square headed nuts, to a stepped cast iron base that was originally painted gloss black. Some of the original paint remains and it could be easily ... read more
Vintage American Indian Inuit Knife with Scrimshaw Decorated Reindeer Antler Scabbard and Grip
Here on offer is a vintage American Indian Inuit Knife with decorated reindeer antler scabbard and grip.
The single edged polished steel blade is 2.75” (7cm) long and has a really well fitting carved and decorated antler grip. The knife fits into a large reindeer antler ‘slab’ scabbard, which has also been decorated and has a brown leather scabbard collar covering ... read more
Original Vintage Skull & Crossbones Car Badge by J.R. Gaunt of London c1960’s
Here on offer is a genuine vintage Skull & Crossbones Car Badge by J.R. Gaunt of London, circa 1960’s.
The round car badge is made from heavy chrome plated brass metal and has the image of a skull & crossbones in the centre and an ornate crown and wheel one the top.
The front at the base of the badge by the fixing holes, it has the maker’s name:
Vintage Boxed Example of a Submarine OCA (Old Comrades Association) Car Badge - Mint Unused Condition c1950
Here on offer is a vintage boxed example of a Submarine OCA (Old Comrades Association) car badge, in mint unused condition, circa 1950.
The round car badge is made from heavy chrome plated metal and has the image of the Submarine OCA cap badge on the front, under a thick Perspex domed cover.
On the back of the badge is a distributers label, for Club ... read more
Framed Coloured Print of the Battle of Tofrek Sudan on 22nd March 1885 by 49th Regiment
Here on offer is a framed colour print of the Battle of Tofrek in Sudan on 22nd March 1885 by the 49th Regiment.
The print is in excellent clear crisp condition and has been professionally mounted and framed with a clear glass front and thin light coloured wood edges.
The Battle of Tofrek was fought on 22nd March 1885 some 5 miles inland from the por... read more
Rare WW2 Dummy Home Guard Lee Enfield SMLE .303 Bolt Action Rifle Complete with Sling c1940
Here on offer is a scarce WW2 ‘Dummy’ Home Guard Lee Enfield SMLE .303, bolt action rifle complete with sling, circa 1940.
It has been hand made made from one piece of carved and shaped wood with some metal fittings.
The wooden frame is a good copy of an original .303 rifle and is complete with a fixed black painted wooden bullet magazine.
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WW2 R.A.F Solid Brass Trench Art Model Lockheed Hudson Light Bomber & Costal Reconnaissance Aircraft c1942
Here on offer is a beautifully detailed solid brass ‘Trench Art’ model of a WW2 RAF Lockheed Hudson Light Bomber and Reconnaissance Aircraft.
This model came with a large wooden Plaque (for sale on my site) that related to RAF No.353 Squadron, which was formed at Dum Dum, Calcutta on 1 June 1942, with three Lockheed Hudsons for general reconnaissance duties.
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WW2 Period Hand Carved Large Wooden Plaque for RAF No.353 Squadron
Here on offer is a WW2 period hand carved large wooden Plaque, relating to RAF No.353 Squadron.
This Plaque came with a solid brass ‘Trench Art’ model of an RAF Lockheed Hudson light bomber and reconnaissance aircraft, which I have also listed for sale.
The Plaque itself has been skilfully hand carved from one solid piece of hardwood, possibly an In... read more
Boer War POW “Trench Art” Brass Victorian Ladies Shoe Desk Ornament on Oak Base c1903
Here on offer is a Boer War POW made “Trench Art”, lovely brass Victorian Ladies Shoe ornament on a brass and oak wooden base.
This is one of two Boer War POW “Brass Shoe” items that I am selling and they both came in a beautiful wooden POW box from the island of Bermuda, dated 1903. This relates to the South African Boer soldiers that the British interned on Bermu... read more