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Rare Souvenir Dish Commemorating the Goodyear Zeppelin Corp - U.S. Navy’s Airship - USS AKRON c1931

Rare Souvenir Dish Commemorating the Goodyear Zeppelin Corp - U.S. Navy’s Airship - USS AKRON c1931

Here on offer is in a rare and unusual souvenir gilt metal small trinket dish, commemorating the U.S. Navy’s Airship, USS AKRON (ZRS-4), which was launched in August 1931.

This highly detailed oval dish was made in Japan from cast antimony, that has then been gilt-plated on the top.

It depicts a scene of the U.S. Navy’s helium airship; USS AKRON being removed from ...  read more

Code: 51308

75.00 GBP

MINT Massive 1Kg Lock Knife with Cocobolo Wood Grips by Albainox, Spain c1990

MINT Massive 1Kg Lock Knife with Cocobolo Wood Grips by Albainox, Spain c1990

Here on offer is a massive, nearly 1Kg, lock knife with beautiful Cocobolo wood grips, made by Albainox in Spain, circa 1990.

I actually bought this knife “brand new” as an interesting novelty, from a cutlery shop in Spain, back in the early 1990’s.

It has just been displayed in a cupboard ever since and is in mint unused condition.

It has a 6.5” sin...  read more

Code: 51307

SOLD

WW1 Aircraft Mahogany Propeller Tip Trinket Box with Padded Silk Patterned Lining

WW1 Aircraft Mahogany Propeller Tip Trinket Box with Padded Silk Patterned Lining

Here on offer is a WW1 aircraft mahogany propeller tip trinket box with padded silk patterned lining.

This is a lovely and original piece of aeronautical history, made from wood which has been fashioned from part of a WW1 aircraft propeller.

This fine example has been lined with a beautifully patterned silk material that is slightly padded on the bottom and under ...  read more

Code: 51303

120.00 GBP

INERT WW1 British No 80 Shrapnel Shell Brass Fuse Head Dated June 1917

INERT WW1 British No 80 Shrapnel Shell Brass Fuse Head Dated June 1917

Here on offer is a fine example of an INERT WW1 British No 80 shrapnel shell fuse head, dated to June 1917.

The fuse itself has been fired but is now INERT and was recovered from the battlefields of France and now makes a great desk ornament or paperweight.

The No.80 fuse was known as a time and percussion fuse and was usually used with the British shrapnel shells ...  read more

Code: 51306

SOLD

Antique English Hallmarked Silver & Enamel Watch Fob or Medal Awarded to P. H. Knowling for 20 Mile Walk in 1907

Antique English Hallmarked Silver & Enamel Watch Fob or Medal Awarded to P. H. Knowling for 20 Mile Walk in 1907

Here on offer is an antique English hallmarked silver and enamel watch fob or medal awarded to P. H. KNOWLING for a 20 mile walk in 1907.

The shield shaped fob has been made from a thick piece of solid silver and the front depicts the image of a race walker in the centre. Set in light and dark blue enamel are the words:

1907
20 MILE WALK
St ANDREWS C...  read more

Code: 51305

20.00 GBP

Mint Cased English Hallmarked Solid Silver Fob with Gold Shield Cartouche by James Walker Ltd 1937

Mint Cased English Hallmarked Solid Silver Fob with Gold Shield Cartouche by James Walker Ltd 1937

Here on offer is a cased English hallmarked solid silver fob with a 9ct gold shield cartouche, by James Walker Ltd.

The fob is in mint unused condition and the front depicts a raised 9ct gold shield cartouche surrounded by an oval edge of laurel leaves and blank ribbons.

The reverse is blank and has a clear set of English silver hallmarks, the Lion Passant for En...  read more

Code: 51304

Reserved

Genuine WW1 1914 Princess Mary Christmas Tin

Genuine WW1 1914 Princess Mary Christmas Tin

Here on offer is a genuine WW1 1914 Princess Mary Christmas Tin.

This tin is empty of its contents and is in good condition, however all the external gilt finish has gone but all the fine brass detailing remains.

It does have some minor dents in the base and a couple on the lid along with some age tarnish stains to the brass, that I think would polish out.
...  read more

Code: 51302

40.00 GBP

WW2 “V” For Victory - RAF - Army - RN – WRNS – ATS – WAAF - Metal and Celluloid Matchbox Cover

WW2 “V” For Victory - RAF - Army - RN – WRNS – ATS – WAAF - Metal and Celluloid Matchbox Cover

Both sides depict photographic images of members of the British Armed Services including the RAF, Army, Royal Navy, on one side and the ATS, WRNS and WAAF on the other.

On the edge it has “V . . . –“, which is the morse code for V for victory.

Along with the words:

Our Deepest Gratitude
and admiration to them all.

The whole op...  read more

Code: 51301

30.00 GBP

WW1 Memorial Metal and Celluloid Matchbox Cover Honouring Nurse Edith Cavell - Brussels 1915

WW1 Memorial Metal and Celluloid Matchbox Cover Honouring Nurse Edith Cavell - Brussels 1915

Here on offer is a WW1 memorial matchbox cover depicting the gallant nurse, Edith Cavell.

The metal and celluloid open sided matchbox cover has the image of Edith Cavell, set inside a laurel wreath on the front.

On the side is a statement from King George V:

“I ask you to make good these Sacrifices”

On the back is a Red Cross and th...  read more

Code: 51300

30.00 GBP