Mint 2019 British Army 3-Piece Jack Knife by Joseph Rodgers of Sheffield
Here on offer is a mint condition 2019 British Army issued 3-piece Jack Knife, made by the famous knife manufacturers, Joseph Rodgers of Sheffield.
This knife has been made from the famous robust and time proven design and features a stainless steel sheep foot blade for heavy-duty cutting, a can-opener tool and a marline spike for rope work.
The handle is fitted with blac... read more
Adolf Hitler Cast Metal Wall Plaque
Here on offer is a detailed cast metal (aluminium) wall plaque portraying the image of the profile of Adolf Hitler.
To be honest I can’t tell if this is an original period piece or a reproduction? Therefore I am selling it at a reproduction price, but it could be a genuine period piece and either way makes an impressive display piece.
I understand these where made ... read more
Pair of British Military “Darby” Handcuffs with Key from the Korean War dated 1952
Here on offer is a rare survivor from the Korean War, a pair of British Army “Darby” handcuffs stamped JG 1952 and with the British ordinance mark or crows foot.
The barrels and the key are also stamped with the reference KE 2770.
The Darby handcuff was first used in the Victorian era, and by the 1850s it was recognised that it had serious shortcomings. Despite th... read more
Original WW2 German K98 bayonet & Scabbard personalised with Hitler Youth HJ emblem
Here on offer is an interesting example of an original WW2 German K98 bayonet that has been personalised by the owner insetting a Hitler Youth (HJ) enamelled emblem into the front wooden grip plate.
My understanding is that these where never officially issued in this format.
Therefore it is likely that after leaving the Hitler Youth and joining the German Army (Hee... read more
Antique 19th Century Ornately Carved Coquilla or Tagua Nut - Hinged Snuff Box
Here on offer is an antique ornately carved Coquilla or Tagua Nut snuffbox with beautifully carved detail, dating to the 19th century.
The box is finely carved on all its surfaces. The top lid has scenes of archery, with a bow, quivers and arrows.
The bottom depicts various musical instruments, such as a harp, violin, trumpets and horns.
The ends show flowe... read more
Beautiful English Silver Topped Cut Glass Oil Decanter by John Grinsell & Sons c1914
Here on offer is an exquisite antique English hallmarked silver topped cut glass oil decanter by John Grinsell & Sons dated 1914.
This beautiful shaped small cut glass oil decanter has been professionally wheel cut to form criss-crossed patterns on both sides of the circular shaped bottle.
The lipped spout is made from silver and has a clear set of English silver h... read more
Edwardian Period 1st Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers Silver Plated Half Pint Tankard by Mappin & Webb c1905
Here on offer is an Edwardian period, 1st Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers, silver plated half pint tankard by the famous English maker’s, Mappin & Webb.
The first Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers was created in 1881 and disbanded in 1922. It was stationed as follows:
1879 Ceylon, 1885 Alexandria, 1886 Mullingar, 1887 The Curragh, 1890 Newry,
1893 Shef... read more
Antique Edwardian Hallmarked English Silver Fronted Clock Tower Pocket Watch Stand c1904
Here on offer is a top quality antique Edwardian hallmarked English silver pocket watch stand dated to 1903/04.
This beautiful silver fronted pocket watch stand is in the form of a clock tower and is finished with a detailed scrolled design.
On the front edge it has a clear set of English silver hallmarks, the Lion Passant for English silver (925), an Anchor for t... read more
Commemorative FS Style Knife and Leather Sheath by Franklin Mint 1991
Here on offer is a mint example of a commemorative FS Style knife and leather sheath by Franklin Mint 1991.
I believe this knife is from the WW2 Combat Knives Collection that Franklin Mint produced back in 1991.
These knives are now 30+ years old and now have become collectable in their own right.
I have no idea if this knife was sold separately from... read more
Rare WW2 German Prisoner of War “Ship in a Bottle” with Photo of the Maker, "Hans"
Here on offer is a rare example of a WW2 German (POW) Prisoner of War “Ship in a Bottle”.
This example shows a detailed coastal scene with a twin funnelled ship in the foreground and red roofed houses and a church set in a mountain scene in the background.
This skilfully set scene has been set inside an English glass bottle that was made by J L & Co.