WW1 Teak Barrel Match Holder made from H.M.S. Iron Duke – Jellicoe’s Flagship - Jutland 1916
Here on offer is a genuine piece of teak wood from:
HMS IRON DUKE
It has been made into a ribbed barrel shaped match holder.
The beautifully made barrel measures 5.3cm (2.1”) diameter at its widest point by 5.5cm (2.2”) high.
It weighs 40g.
It has a quality brass plaque pinned to the front, which reads:
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Large Size WW1 Teak Barrel Match Holder made from Wood of H.M.S. Iron Duke – Jellicoe’s Flagship - Jutland 1916
Here on offer is a genuine piece of teak wood from the famous British Battleship, HMS Iron Duke that has been made into a LARGE ribbed barrel shaped match holder.
The beautifully made barrel measures 3” (7.6cm) high and the diameter at its widest point is 2.75” (7cm).
It weighs 95g.
It has a quality brass plaque fitted to the front, which reads:
WW1 Ink Blotter made from Teak Wood from HMS Iron Duke – Jellicoe’s Falgship - Jutland 1916
Here on offer is a GENUINE piece of teak wood from the famous Battleship, HMS Iron Duke that has been made into a fine desk ink blotter.
The Blotter unscrews at the handle so that blotting paper can be inserted and then clamped into position.
It measures 12.6cm (5”) wide, 7.6cm (3”) high and 5.2cm (2”) deep and weighs 132g.
It has a quality brass pla... read more
Rare Pair of Personalised WW1 POW Carved Cow Shinbones – 1914-16 - Rose & Daisy - Knockaloe I.O.M.
Here on offer is a stunning example of a skilfully carved pair of cow shinbones, made by a WW1 prisoner of war (POW).
This pair was almost certainly produced on the Isle of Man, by German POW’s held at the large internment camp at Knockaloe.
They used what materials they had to hand and cow bones provided an excellent carving medium and they where easily obtained f... read more
MINT Inert 1941 WW2 British No. 207 Mechanical Fuse for the British 3.7” Anti-Aircraft Gun
Here on offer is a mint example of an inert and unfired, WW2 British No. 207 mechanical fuse dated 1941.
I believe this fuse was used on the British 3.7” AA (anti-aircraft) gun that was the standard heavy anti-aircraft gun used during WW2.
On the aluminium section the fuse is stamped with:
No.207 I FL 1941
A tiny broad arrow/crows foo... read more
Rare Beretta Bascula Gentleman's Knife with Ornate Hand Engraved LONDON side plates
Here on offer a rare and fine example of a Beretta Perennia Bascula Gentleman's Knife with its original case and seal.
I bought this knife from the famous gun shop at West Wycombe shooting ground many years ago and I can’t find another example with this engraving?
This may well have been a “special” order or short run from Berretta?
The side plates h... read more
RAF Winners Bronze Inter-Unit Fencing Championships Plaque to RAF COSFORD Squadron Leader S. J. Jury in 1948
Here on offer is an excellent example of a bronze or bronzed metal Inter_ Unit Fencing Championships Plaque awarded to the winner, Squadron Leader S. J. Jury, RAF Cosford in 1948
The ornate metal plaque has been mounted on a black painted wooden mount that has a hinged stand on the back, so it can be displayed in a cabinet or on a desk.
The plaque itself shows the ... read more
Mappin & Webb Cased Bronze British Royal Tournament Medal to RAF Cosford - Squadron Leader S. J. Jury for Bayonet Team Combat in 1947
Here on offer is a fine example of a bronze British Royal Tournament medal that was awarded to RAF Squadron Leader S. J. Jury, of the Technical Training Command, RAF Station Cosford for Bayonet Team Combats in 1947.
The medal comes with its original dark blue leather covered hinged case that has ROYAL TOURNAMENT in gold lettering embossed on the top.
Printed inside... read more
Royal Navy Submarine H.M.S. THETIS Memoriam Photo Card - Sunk in Liverpool Bay on 1st June 1939
Here on offer is a genuine vintage black and white photographic, unused memoriam photo card/postcard for H.M.S. THETIS.
The Royal Navy submarine H.M.S. THETIS sadly sunk undertaking diving trials in Liverpool Bay on 1st June 1939.
The title at the top of the card reads:
To The Glory of God and to the Imperishable Memory of Officers and Men of H.M.S. ... read more
Rare Third Reich Non-Potable GOLD Award for the Care of Horses - Mounted on a Wooden Plaque
Here on offer is a beautiful Third Reich non-portable GOLD award plaque that was awarded by the National Federation for the breeding and testing of German thoroughbreds to reward 'Outstanding achievements in the Care and Handling of Horses'.
They where also issued in Bronze and Silver.
The rectangular metal plaque has a copy of the badge for the Care of Horses fixe... read more