Royal Navy Aircraft Carrier HMS BULWARK (R08) – Cast Metal Crest Plaque – 1950’s
Here on offer is a vintage ships crest plaque for "HMS BULWARK" (R08), circa 1950.
The hand painted cast metal ships crest has been mounted on to a shield shaped wooden plaque that looks to have been cut from a light mahogany wood.
The crest is in excellent condition and retains nearly all its original paint, just a couple of chips around the steel nails that hold it to t... read more
Original RZM Hitler Youth Knife by E. & F. Hörster with HJ Armband owned by Heinrich Hass & two Rare 1938 Turnfest Breslau Entry Cards
Here on offer is a really interesting original Hitler Youth grouping that is associated with a member named as Heinrich Hass and some documentation also relating to his sister Grete Hass. They where both from Sindligen am Main near Frankfurt.
The group of items includes Heinrich’s original HJ knife and his HJ armband.
What I find really interesting, are the two ve... read more
Reproduction Post WW2 Hitler Youth Knife with Blade Motto – RZM MZ/49 1939
Here on offer is what I belief is a vintage REPRODUCTION Hitler Youth Knife with a motto on the blade and maker marked RZM MZ/49 1939.
Some dealers are selling these "RZM MZ/49 1939" marked knives as “genuine”.
The view seems to be that the MZ mark is an accepted factory error and should read M7 for the maker Friedrich Herder A.S. of Solingen.
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Antique Silver Pocket Watch Outer Case - Patch Case with Bevelled Mirror circa 1750
Here on offer is a very rare and unusual antique silver Pocket Watch Case that has been converted to Patch Case, with a circular bevelled mirror top, from circa 1750.
Pair-cased pocket watches were common throughout the 1700’s.
Basically they where made up of an inner case to hold the watch movement, with an additional outer case that enclosed and protected the inn... read more
Unusual Antique English made Bone Construction Fruit Knife “A Present from Folkestone” c1880
Here on offer is a really unusual antique ALL bone construction fruit knife, circa 1880.
The whole of this knife, apart from the three steel pins, is made from solid bone or a similar fine-grained natural material.
On one side of the handle it has been hand engraved with the words:
A Present from Folkestone
Clearly this was a Victorian souvenir item ... read more
Post WW2 Vintage Royal Navy Sweetheart Brooch
Here on offer is a post WW2 vintage Royal Navy sweetheart brooch.
The badge is made up of a finely detailed Royal Navy emblem, made of silvered metal, with red and blue enamel, that has been mounted on what appears to be a Lucite disc that is emulating mother of pearl.
On the reverse it still has its original vintage gilt brass brooch pin and locking ‘C’ clip.
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
Reproduction Post WW2 Hitler Youth Knife by OTHELLO - G.C. & Co. 420
Here on offer is what I belief is a vintage REPRODUCTION Hitler Youth Knife with a plain blade, made by OTHELLO, Solingen, Germany.
Following the end of WW2, Germany had thousands of unassembled youth daggers and still had the moulds and machinery to make more.
Since this knife was already used by Hitler youth it was easy to replace the HJ Nazi Diamond symbol with... read more
Antique Traditional Tribal Dagger by the MANDING People of the Western Sudan Region of Africa
Here on offer is a beautifully made example of a traditional tribal dagger that I believe was made and used by the MANDING people who are indigenous to the Western Sudan region of Africa.
The dagger has a double-edged steel blade that is actually much better made than I have seen with other African tribal knives/daggers. The blade has darkened grinding marks on both sides and bl... read more
1959 British L1A3 SLR Knife Bayonet attributed to Major D. C. BUCKNALL of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Here on offer is an excellent example of a SLR L1A3 bayonet and scabbard as fitted to the British issued SLR rifles and dated to 1959.
This example comes with a label attached that states it is attributed to:
Major D. C. BUCKNALL of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. He served during WW2 1939-1945 and again in the 1960’s.
There is some paint loss t... read more