WW2 Returned Sailors Soldiers & Airmen’s - Australian Imperial League Lapel Badge with “66” Year Clasp
Here on offer is a WW2/vintage returned Sailors Soldiers & Airmen’s - Australian Imperial League lapel badge with additional “66” year clasp.
This badge was issued to the returned serving personnel of the sailors, soldiers and airmen’s services. It was first introduced in a different form in 1916 and continued through and beyond WW2.
The badge is made of brass wi... read more
Interesting Set of Deluxe WW2 German Army Officers Dagger Hangers
Here on offer is an interesting set of Deluxe WW2 German Army Officers Dagger Hangers.
Although these deluxe hangers have clearly been worn and have lost a lot of their original finish, they show possible remains of a gilt wash that was used for Wehrmacht Generals.
You can only see the gold colouring in a more sub dewed light than my photos show. It may well be tha... read more
WW2 German Navy Officers Kriegsmarine Dagger with Hammered Scabbard and Knot by E. & F. HORSTER
Here on offer is a beautiful early German Kriegsmarine Officer’s Dagger by E. & F. Horster, with the sailing ship and fouled anchor pattern etched blade, much sort after hammered scabbard and original knot/portepee.
I believe this is an early version of a Kriegsmarine dagger, possibly an Imperial issued dagger that has been updated (eagle pommel) to allow the owner to use it duri... read more
Scarce Victorian 1857 Pattern Royal Engineers Officers Sword by Hawkes Moseley & Co. London
Here on offer is a great example of a scarce Victorian 1857 Pattern Royal Engineers Officers sword made by Hawkes Moseley & Co, with its original brass scabbard.
The hilt on this sword has a wide basket made of gilt brass that is decorated with cut out scrollwork depicting acanthus leaves, with finely chased detailing. The basket is slightly curved on the sides.
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Early WW2 German Army Officers Dagger Hangers
Here on offer is great set of early WW2 German Army Officers Dagger Hangers.
The fittings on this set are the heavy metal alloy type.
The oval buckles and slides have the fine oak leaf pattern but have lost most of their original silver finish, but they show a wonderful aged patina to their surface.
The two lower “push open” spring clips are... read more
WW2 German Navy Officers Kriegsmarine Dagger by E. & F. Horster – Possibly Associated with U-858
Here on offer is an original WW2 German Kriegsmarine Officer’s Dagger by E. & F. Horster with the dolphin and fouled anchor pattern etched blade.
The interesting thing about this dagger is the fact the top of the scabbard throat has been stamped with three numbers, which look to be 858. On the first number the stamping of the 8 is light on upper “circle” and on the third number I... read more
Rare Boxed Set of Two Cutthroat Razors by the Famous Cutler J. W. STUTTER London c1880
Here on offer is a rare presentation boxed set of two cutthroat razors by the famous cutler, J. W. Stutter of 133 Bishopsgate, London c1880.
This is the same cutler who made the impressive 365 bladed knife for Great Exhibition in 1851, photo attached for reference.
They come in what looks to be a light oak wood presentation box that has a red silk and felt lining a... read more
Antique Victory Canary Songster - Gilt Metal Bird Whistle Toy
Here on offer is a fine example of an antique Victory Canary Songster gilt metal bird whistle toy.
This type of canary whistle was patented by the Victory Sparkler & Speciality Co, of Elkton, MD, USA.
It is made from pressed gilt brass and has stationary attached wings.
The canary itself is attached to a vertical hollow brass tube and still retains ... read more
Rare Collectors “Le Kooto” Wheel Opening - Liner Lock Knife by FLORINOX of France
Here on offer is a rare collector’s “Le Kooto” folding knife by FLORINOX of France.
The knife was designed by Bertrand Barre and features a polished 12C27 grade razor sharp, stainless steel polished blade.
This rare version has a black carbon fibre handle with stainless liners and a patented wheel opening, liner lock mechanism.
It is designed to b... read more
Vintage PERKIN Special Edition Damascus Collector's Hunting Knife with Leather Sheath
Here on offer is a beautiful vintage PERKIN special edition handmade Damascus Collector's hunting knife with polished natural bone grips, that are held in place with mosaic metal pins.
This fixed blade hunting knife has a heavy Damascus steel “rose pattern” single edged blade with full tang.
I believe this Damascus blade is made from over 300 layers of folded stee... read more