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Germany. Third Reich. Fire Brigade Honour Badge (Feuerwher-Ehrenzeichen) 2nd Class in original box of issue. Condition GVF
"Die Naturfreunde" Tourist Service Badge small 2nd Type.
'Mein Kampf’ Rare Presentation Book ‘Heiratsausgabe’. Condition- In Good condition
1843 Punniar Star issued for the Gwalior Campaign of 1843 unnamed hook and ring suspension. Condition NEF/GVF
1914-15 Star (1388 PTE W.G. BURNHAM, 2-LOND.R.) With copy medal index card, and a small piece of research regarding his service, Burnham was badly wounded in action and evacuated, before being discharged on 9th July 1918. With copy of details of Burnham’s service and copy of Medal Index Card. Nearly extremely fine
1914-15 Star (G-41261 Pte T. Edwards Middx R Pte Thomas Edwards 2nd Battn Middlesex Regt was KIA 29th April 1918 at Villiers -Bretonneux Born Hitchin Hertfordshire.
1914-15 Star; 2626 Pte.R. Guylott (C. of Lond Yeo) with M.I.C entered 7/May/1915 also later served with MGC (151408) 1911 Cenus report born. Paddington, London. Lived Crouch End Condition GVF
1914-15 Trio 1914-15 Star/BWM/VICTORY (L-9640 Pte.J.W.Leonard R.W.Kent.R.) With MIC date of entry 6-2-1915 5a Asiatic Discharged 9th February 1916. Also with copy roll pages confirming award of 1914-15 trio. Condition GVF
1914-15 Trio 121718 Pte R.H Bellingham C. Gds. with M.I.C-To France. 16/August/1915 with the Coldstream Guards. Condition GVF
1914-15 Trio; GS 9489-Pte. C.A.J. Goodwin( 5-D-Gds) with Mic-France-21/Oct/1915 with the 5th Dragoon Guards. Condition GVF
196 page soft back book titled Flak and Ferrets One Way to Colditz by Walter Morison signed by the Author Walter Morison came from Beckenham in Kent he joined the RAF in 1939 was taken prisoner escaped tried to borrow an aircraft from the Luftwaffe caught and was sent to Colditz he was finally liberated with German and American shells criss-crossing the castle. A Fascinating book signed by the author who spent time in Colditz. Mint condition
1st WW Casualty group to the 7th Royal Fusilers who formed part of the R.N.Div. BWM/VICTORY(5812 Pte E.A Wright 4-Lond R) KIA 17th December 1917 4th London Regiment(Royal Fusiliers) attd. to 7th Bn. Royal Fusiliers who formed part of the Royal Naval Division. Remembered London Cemetery,Neuville-Vitasse. MIC and CWGC info. Housed in fitted glazed wooden frame. Condition EF BWM toning.
1st WW pair to 2nd Canadian Infantry KIA 5th June 1916 BWM/VICTORY(602447 Pte G.W.Edwards 2-Can Inf) Eastern Ontario Regiment 2nd Bn KIA 5th June 1916 Ypres Memorial Panel 10-18-26-28 with CWGC info. With copy service papers trade Farmer
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25 Years Faithful Service Medal In Box of Issue. Nearly Extremely Fine.
2nd Class Air Mechanic H. Collier, Royal Air Force. British War Medal and Victory Medal (36281 2 A.M. H. COLLIER, R.A.F.) Also entitled to 1914-15 Star, loose-mounted. Good very fine
2nd WW Fall of France and New Years Honours 1946 MID group to Fl.Lt F.W.Kennedy RAF 1939-45 Star/Defence Medal/War Medal with MID oakleaf. With MID certificate issued to A/Flight Lieutenant F.W.Kennedy RAF dated 1st January 1946. Together with following documents and pictures: Berthing Card for transport aboard a ship "E" deck Section 12 Mess 196 and he had a mattress to lie on. 2x Wartime Aerial Photographs one dated 19th March 1940. Photo of an investiture. 2x photos of aircraft taken at an airfield one being a Wellington bomber. Photograph of recipient in civilian life. Birth Certificate dated 15th June 1917. Page from recipients diary left Paris June 1940 arriving in Plymouth. 2x 1940 business cards of Johnson & Marie tailors Paris previously employed with Henry Poole Saville Row. Kennedy was born on the 26th May 1917 in Boughton-Le-Spring in Northumberland. Saw service during the 2nd WW saw service out in France 1940 based in Paris before being evacuated on the 12th June 1940. Commissioned Acting Pilot Officer 19th August 1942 gained promotion Flight Lieutenant MID for gallant and distinguished services in the LG 1st January 1946. Interesting complete 2nd WW group to the RAF. Condition NEF
2nd WW German mirror bevelled showing on reverse German SS soldier in full uniform with dotted metal gold coloured rim unusual item in excellent condittion
2nd WW group of 5 medals consisting of 1939-45 Star/Africa Star 1st Army bar/Italy Star/Defence Medal/War Medal all mounted on bar for wear. with 2 cloth chevrons and sleeve badge together with Soldiers Service and Pay Book to 7616660 Stanley Wallace Wall a French polisher by trade who enlisted on the 9th November 1939 with the ACE service group 19c RAOC with black and white photograph of Wall in service book confirms award of Africa Star 30/12 1943 and clasp issued on the 21/9/1944 lived in Maida Vale London last address Swansea. With colour chalk drawing of Wall with 27 page hand written diary of his experiences during the war written on A4 lined paper held together with fold back pins. Title "This is the End" Milan Transit Camp served with the 19 Vehicle Park 38 Vehicle company RAOC tells story of storms he went through on his way to Gibraltar travelled through minefields and a ring of subs attacked by German planes on route hit by an explosion and ships alongside were sinking as was his ship and many men in the water. Bombs were dropping all over the place torpedoes were being dropped on his ship by attacking enemy aircraft 4-5 ships were lost in the attack the first taste of war with many men being lost Flarres were being dropped on the convoy which lit up like Blackpool the next day Spitfires arrived 12 of them and headed towards Italy. Later that night his ship was hit by a torpedo hitting No 1 hold the other two torpedoes missing the sub was spotted sinking into the water the gunners were hitting it with everything and the sub sinks. The ship was heading for Bougie where the trucks were unloaded for a Convoy to Algiers a 4480 mile journey then onto El-Kroub German planes above heard on the journey no lights and sheer drops either side of the road then onto Constantine then attached to REME alongside camp some 20 tanks just drawn out from the fighting line. Then onto Le-Kef high in the mountains then move to Teboursouk 30 miles from the front line high ranking officer advises them the plan is for a final attack and break through to Tunis . June 7th 1944 enter Rome after the breakthrough at Cassino news comes through that Panterelli has fallen later on orders are given to move to Blida various movements delivering supplies news comes through that Italy are out of the War. Later on boarded Landing Craft Troop ship move of to Naples a few more general pages of movements that then ends his diary of events together with printed poem The "D" Day Dodgers. Fascinating group with his original hand written notes in the form of a diary of his time at war. Condition NEF
3 Newspapers complete:1852/1883/WW1 1)Wellington Supplement to the Illustrated London News Nov 13th 1852 2)The Mail Jan 19th 1883 Polar Exploration The Arctic Campaign of 1882-1883 details on page 2 76 column inches 3)Daily Graphic WW1 Miscellaneous reports/Turkish rout complete/Two entire army corps enveloped/The battles of Alcase. Front page picture of the severe strain in the trenches all newspapers in good condition.
5 xGerman cloth white Army slings all wartime dated 1942 and stamped Berlin SW 68 these would have been used by the Germans or soldiers with broken arms as support for the arm scarce find.
A Burma Mention in Despatches group to a Captain in the Cheshire Regiment, who later served with the Singapore Police Captain G.C. Matthews, Cheshire Regiment. Mentioned in Despatches for Burma and later part of the Singapore Police. 1939-45 Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal, War Medal with Mention in Despatches oakleaf and General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Malaya named to A.S.P. G.C. Matthews, Singapore Police. With set of matching miniatures, and copy London Gazette entries. (5+5) Good very fine
A General Service Medal for the Post War Palestine Campaign to the Trans Jordan Frontier Force General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to TJFF/8090 Private Fadel Mahmoud Ali, Trans Jordan Frontier Force. With copied extract from the roll, stating that he was from Wadi Es Sir Amman in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Extremely fine
A New Zealand Medal to 65th Foot, recipient mentioned in the campaign history New Zealand Medal, reverse undated, named to 3571 Private P. Gilligan, 65th Foot. A late claim medal. With copy medal roll, and mentioned in the history ‘The melee in the swamp had been a succession of desperate hand to hand encounters, and many instances of courage were exhibited on both side. Private Gilligan, 65th, shot one Waikato, and brained another with the butt end of his rifle. Many other daring acts were witnessed, but must remain unrecorded as the individuals could not be identified. But the bayonet played a conspicuous part in the exciting scene.’ Nearly extremely fine
A Polish Monte Cassino Cross Group of 3 to Sapper Boleslaw Lakowski, 2nd Corps Engineers, Polish Forces Poland. Sapper Boleslaw Lakowski, 10th Bridging Company, 2nd Corps Engineers, Polish Forces. Monte Cassino Cross, number 39873, Poland 1918-21 War Commemorative Medal in bronze, Poland Twenty Years Long Service Medal in silver, the last two both unnamed as issued. Loose-mounted. (3) Good very fine
A Royal Army Service Corps Prisoner of War Group, low number suggests Dunkirk Prisoner Driver W.F. Lauder, Royal Army Service Corps. 1939-45 Star, War Medal 39-45, Efficiency Medal, Geo VI, fixed Territorial Suspender named to 75867 Driver W.F. Lauder, Royal Army Service Corps. Confirmed as P.O.W. number 14516 at Malbork, Poland. Stalag XX-B. Loose-mounted. (3) Good very fine
A Selection 9 pieces in total of American Civil war Relics excavated from Battle fields and Campsites and housed in a Ryker case rare American civil war items.
A Very fine Second World War North Africa Desert Rats, and North West Europe Long Service Group awarded to Warrant Officer 2nd Class G.C. Garland, 11th Prince Albert’s Own Hussars 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 39-45. Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo VI, fixed Regular Army Suspender (545797 W.O.CL2. G.C. GARLAND. 11H). Together with an original 30 Corps cloth patch, and a slide still of an image showing Garland as a Lance Corporal playing with the HQ Squadron Hockey team in 1931. Awarded to Warrant Officer 2nd Class (No.545797 G.C. Garland, 11th Hussars in the late 1920’s, and by 1931 is known to have been serving with Headquarters Squadron as a Lance Corporal as he is recorded as having played for the HQ Squadron Hockey Team. At the outbreak of the Second World War, on the regimental nominal roll for 3rd September 1939, Garland is recorded as serving in the rank of Sergeant with ‘A’ Squadron, and saw service in North Africa, where the 11th Hussars as an Armoured car distinguished themselves as part of the 8th Army, serving with the 7th Armoured Division – the Desert Rats. Notable actions being as follows – November to December 1941 east of Omar at Bir Taieb El Essem, on the 7th December 1931 in a patrol at Bordia and Tobruk, on 25th December 1941 near Antelat, on 7th January 1942 they supported the Guards Brigade Group north of Ma’ten Bescar and Bir es Suer, on 1st September 1942 performed communications west of Himeimat, on 6th November 1942 the enemy made stand on Fuka escarpment west of Matruh and the 11th Hussars broke the rearguard in a flanking manoeuvre, on 9th November 1942 at Capuzzo, they formed part of the attempt at a left hand scope of enemy, on 11th November 1942 they shot up Sidi Rezegh landing ground while the enemy was escaping, from 19th to 20th November 1942 having made a habit of being the first to occupy many enemy strongholds first took Benghazi, 27th November south of Magrum, 11th December 1942 moved around the enemy flank and advanced north to El Agheila, 22nd December 1942 first unit to move into Tripoli helping the Germans to leave North Africa. The unit then saw further service as part of 30 Corps famed advance into Holland in 1944 in the attempt to relieve Arnhem. Mounted loose style as worn, Condition NEF
A WW2 Prisoner of War Group to Private F. Rafter, The King's Own Royal Regiment 1939-45 Star, Africa Star and War Medal 39-45, all unnamed as issued. With Soldier’s Service and Pay Book named to Francis Rafter, which states he was a Prisoner of War from 29th June 1942 until 24th April 1945. He was held at Stalag 4F at Hartmansdorf, Chemnitz. Loose-mounted. (3) Good very fine
Able Seaman R. Singleton, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to B.Z. 2071 R. Singleton, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. In a cigarette case. With copy papers from Bridgwater, Somerset. Born 25th May 1899. His papers mark him as having served on the S.S. Cordova, which was sunk on 12th December 1917 and was a Defensively Armed Merchant Ship which was sunk by a Torpedo Boat in the North Sea, 50 miles off the coast of Bergen. With research including Census details, and medal rolls. (2) Good very fine
Afghanistan Medal 1878, no clasp (8.BDE/425 CORPl H. JOLIFEE, 51ST REGt) With copy medal roll and details from Ancestry served with the 1st Battalion The South Yorkshire Regiment(KO Light Infantry)Good very fine
Africa General ServiceMedal E11R 1 clasp Kenya. 22994904 Private A.Collett Glosters with extracts from the "Black Badge" Glosters regimental journal that mentions Collett's sporting achievements. Condition edge knicks VF/GVF
AGS Kenya to Corporal Mbidha Africa General Service Medal 1902, Eliz II, clasp Kenya named to 2910 Corporal Omolo Mbidha. Good very fine
AGS Kenya to Private Dodson, Glosters Africa General Service Medal, Eliz II, clasp Kenya named to 23236007 Private A. Dodson, Glosters. Generally very fine
Airman 2nd Class J.C. Driver, 56th Kite Balloon Section, Royal Flying Corps British War Medal and Victory Medal (92241 PTE C.J. DRIVER. R.F.C.) Died on 31st December 1917, and is remembered on the Chatby Memorial. Died whilst onboard HMS Osmanieh, which was sunk by a mine whilst entering the port of Alexandria. With research regarding the loss of the Osmanieh, and Commonwealth War Graves information. Also RFC brass cap badge. (2) Nearly extremely fine
An Air Crew Europe Casualty Group to 82nd Squadron, remembered Malta Memorial Sergeant R.J. Austin, Royal Air Force. 1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, War Medal 39-45, all unnamed as issued. Typed Casualty slip to Sergeant R.J. Austin. WW2 Memorial Scroll named to Sergeant R.J. Austin, Royal Air Force. Box of issue for medals (damaged), that indicates the medals were sent to Reading. Ronald Joseph Austin, 82nd Squadron, Royal Air Force, was killed aged 27 on the 27th May 1941, the son of George Austin and of Beatrice Emma Austin of Reading, he is remembered on the Malta Memorial. He was part of the crew of Blenheim V6460, which was destroyed when along with other aircraft they took part in a low flying bombing mission on a convoy and the explosions from the bombs they dropped crippled two aircraft, including Austin’s, and ended in their destruction. 82nd Squadron had previously flown missions across the North Sea, and on German targets prior to May 1941 when a detachment was sent to Malta to attack enemy shipping. Austin must have been part of that detachment. (3) Nearly extremely fine
An envelope signed by the Duke of Cambridge. Sent from Bagshot 17th April 1811 to The Revd E.Gates,Trinity College,Cambridge. With original wax seal with the relevant coat of arms. Duke of Cambridge was born 26th March 1809 son of Prince Adolph Duke of Cambridge and Augustein Princess of Hesse-Cassel.Commander in Chief of the British Army for 40 years.Item is framed with coloured picture of the Duke of Cambridge.
An Excavated Piece of Horse Harness belonging to Captain F. O. Grenfell, V.C., the metal clasp engraved ‘Capt. F. O. Grenfell 9th Lancers. Tidworth.’, with small piece of the original leather harness mounted for display purposes along with a cigarette card of the recipient and a depiction of the action for which he was awarded the V.C., in relic condition but attractively presented V.C. London Gazette 13 November 1914: ‘For gallantry in action against unbroken infantry at Andregnies [sic], Belgium, on 24 August 1914, and for gallant conduct in assisting to save the guns of the 119th Battery, Royal Field Artillery, near Doubon the same day.’ Francis Octavus Grenfell was born in Guildford, Surrey, on 4 September 1880, into a military family; he was the nephew of Field Marshal the Lord Grenfell, and the maternal grandson of Admiral John Grenfell. Educated at Eton, he was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the 3rd (Militia) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders, on 1 September 1899, and was promoted Lieutenant on 12 March 1901. He transferred to the King’s Royal Rifle Corps on 4 May 1901, and served with them in South Africa during the Boer War, before going to India with the 2nd Battalion. Whilst in India he transferred to the 9th Lancers in May 1905, and was promoted Captain and Adjutant on 1 November 1912. Following the outbreak of the Great War he embarked for France, along with his twin brother who was attached to the 9th Lancers, on 15 August 1914. On the 24 August 1914 he was in action at Elouges and Audregnies, Belgium. Following the successful withdrawal of the 2nd Army Corps, British Expeditionary Force, before the overwhelming German attack the day before along the line of the Mons-Condé Canal, the flank guard, consisting of the 1st Battalion the Cheshire Regiment and the 1st Battalion the Norfolk Regiment, supported by artillery and cavalry, now came under sustained enemy attack at Elouges. The Battle began at noon, and it soon became clear that the sheer weight of German infantry would eventually lead to the capture of its guns. Although all the battery’s horses were dead, the Battery Commander of one of the Artillery units, Major E. W. Alexander, managed to save the guns with the help of his few surviving men and cavalry volunteers led by Captain Grenfell. This enabled the 5th Division to retire without serious loss. Later that afternoon, at Audregnies, two miles south-west of Elouges, Grenfell rode with the Regiment in a charge against a large body of German infantry. There were heavy casualties and the captain was left as the senior officer. He was rallying part of the regiment behind a railway embankment when he was twice hit in the hand and thigh and seriously wounded. For his gallantry at both Elouges and Audregnies Grenfell was awarded the Victoria Cross, one of the very first to be awarded during the Great War. Grenfell remained with the 9th Lancers in Belgium, and was again wounded at Messines in October 1914. Invalided home, he was presented with his Victoria Cross by H.M. King George V at Buckingham Palace on 21 February 1915, before returning to the Western Front on 17 April 1915. He was killed in action at Hooge, Belgium, during the Second Battle of Ypres on 24 May 1915, and is buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium. His twin brother, Captain Riversdale Grenfell, had been killed in action serving with the 9th Lancers at Mons on 14 September 1914. Grenfell’s Victoria Cross and other medals are on display in the Derby Museum and Art Gallery, Derbyshire
An interesting Royal Air Force Long Service Medal and Bar Group, including Silver Jubilee Medal to a Sergeant. 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 39-45, all unnamed as issued. Silver Jubilee Medal 1977, unnamed as issued. Royal Air Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Eliz II, with Second Award bar named to 1002530 Sergeant J.F. Cronin, Royal Air Force. With copy of the Silver Jubilee confirmation, as a Flight Sergeant at RAF Manston. Court-mounted. Some toning (6) Good very fine
An M.B.E. pair awarded to Matron Gladys Hope-Lucas The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 2nd type lady’s shoulder badge, silver, unnamed, mounted ‘bow and tails’, in Royal Mint case of issue; Guy’s Hospital Sisters’ Medal, by Waterlow & Sons, obverse: hospital facade, ‘Guy’s Hospital Founded A.D. 1724’ ‘Sister’ and inscribed, ‘Hope Lucas August 10th 1925’, 82mm., silver base metal, in fitted case of issue M.B.E. London Gazette 14 June 1945. ‘Miss Hope Lucas, Nursing Superintendent Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospitals, Bangalore.’ Gladys Hope-Lucas was born in Frinton, Essex on 20 September 1900. In 1921 she became a Probationer Nurse at Guy’s Hospital, Southwark; completing her training in 1925. She registered with the G.N.C. on 24 April 1925, No. 35792. She served as a Sister in several wards at Guy’s Hospital and her service was recognised by the award of a Sisters’ Medal in 1925 (the award known as the ‘Teapot-stand’). In 1931 she completed midwifery training at the General Lying-in Hospital, York Road. She joined the staff of the Bowring and Lady Curzon Hosptals, Bangalore, as Tutor Sister in June 1934 and became Matron and Lady Superintendent in February 1936. For her services during the war, she was awarded the M.B.E. in 1945. Amongst her patients in India was Lady Mountbatten. After the war she returned to England and joined the W.V.S. and organised the Hospital Car Service for Buckinghamshire for four years until the N.H.S. took over the Ambulance Service. She also ran the W.V.S. shop at St. John’s Hospital, Stone. Living in Bexhill, she was a (the only woman) member of the Chamber of Commerce and was a founder member of the Bexhill Business and Professional Women’s Group, of which she was president for several years. Miss Hope Lucas died on 27 July 1982. With original M.B.E. bestowal document; and a folder containing original and copy research papers, including: several original photographs of the recipient at various times during her nursing career; several original letters addressed to Miss Lucas - including one signed by Lady Edwina Mountbatten; birth and death certificates Scarce signed letter from Lady Edwina Mountbatten. Condition EF
An Officers Palestine and Korea Group Captain I. Satterthwaite, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, late Royal Army Service Corps. General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, two clasps Palestine and Palestine 1945-48 named to T/36740 Driver I. Satterthwaite, Royal Army Service Corps. 1939-45 Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 39-45, all unnamed as issued. Queens Korea Medal, BR:OMN, named to Captain I. Satterthwaite, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. United Nations Medal for Korea, British Issue, unnamed as issued. With extensive research, Irving Satterthwaite, later a Major. Includes copies of Gazette notices for all appointments and promotions. Notices concerning his involvement in the Army Champions Tug of War Team in 1948 at Feltham. With copies of his commission papers, service and casualty form. (7) Nearly extremely fine
An Order of St. John pair to L/A/Officer L.G. Dedicoat, St. John Ambulance Brigade Order of St. John, breast badge in silver-gilt and enamel. Service Medal of the Order of St. John, with four bars (11055 L/A/Offr L.G. Dedicoat Nelson Nsg. Div. No.3 Dis. S.J.A.B. 1932.) Miss Lilian Gertrude Dedicoat. O.St. J -17th November 1954(S.S.29th May 1947) Mounted as worn. (2) Extremely Fine
Army Motorized Recconaissance, Majors shoulder straps. 110136
Ashantee Medal 1873-74, to Ships Cook aboard HMS Simoom Ashanteee Medal 1873-74, named to A.J. Granville, Ships Cook, HMS Simoom 1873-74. No ribbon. Generally very fine
Atlantic Star, bar France and Germany. Nearly extremely fine
Austria 1917 POW cover to Denmark with camp and censor markings on face of envelope. Unusually sharp and attractive envelope with address on back from Obezstleutnant Rudanoff Wien.
Austria. Empire. The Gilt Identity Card and Container to a Member of the Imperial Austrian Army. Identity Card in original case, 50mm x 34mm gilt, the soldiers information as original within. Research has revealed that the recipient may be identified as ‘Rudolf Pretsch von Lerchenhorst.’ Born Vienna, 1896 and resident of the city upon his conscription in 1915. Good very fine
Award List for the Iron Cross 2nd Class, with autograph of Rommel
Badge 'Frei Schwesterschaft'
Battle of the Nile and Ferdinand IV's triumphal entry into Rome Medal in white metal. Battle of the Nile and Ferdinand IV’s triumphal entry into Rome on 29th November 1798, white metal medal by T. Wyon Snr, 39mm. Extremely fine
Boer War Period Photograph Album, compiled by an unknown Army Veterinary Corps Officer, 31.5 x 24cm, containing 200+ photographs, of various sizes (some faded or damaged), including a group photo of the 10th Contingent (2nd Battalion) New Zealand Volunteers, another of their officers, nurses, portrait photo of Boer General Tobias Smuts in the field; photo of captured Boer General Synman and Commandant Botha, many identified, Fairly good condition
Boer War Period Photograph Album, compiled by an unknown officer/soldier, 34.5 x 28.5cm containing approximately 50 military photographs (some faded), including a good selection of officers and men of the 2nd Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment aboard a troop ship; officers and men of Lumsden’s Horse aboard a train etc., plus a selection of Boer War permerchant navy, Fairly good conditioniod nautical photographs – mainly
Bombay Masons Badge Bombay Masons Badge with blue enamel, the reverse marked ‘Spencer, London’. Good very fine
Bombay Masons Badge complete with ring suspender. Condition EF
British War Medal (1514 CPL A.E. HIBBERD. 1-LOND.R.) Alfred Edward Hibberd, 1st London Regiment, killed in action 10th May 1915, born, enlisted and resident of Battersea. The son of Clara L. Hibberd of 31 Mantua Street, Battersea, he is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial. Nearly extremely fine
British War Medal (25486 PTE F.H. TAYLOR, G.GDS.) Enlisted 2nd December 1915, received a Gunshot Wound to his right leg on 25th September 1916, was absent without leave between 9th and 19th January 1917. Discharged on 31st March 1920. Good very fine
British War Medal named to R-21068 Private G.W. Arnold, Kings Royal Rifle Corps Awarded the Military Medal, London Gazette 18th July 1917. With copy London Gazettes and Medal Index Card. Good very fine
Bulgarian Order of St. Alexander, 5th Class Bulgaria. Order of St. Alexander, fifth class breast badge in silver and enamels. In case of issue. Good very fine
Burgh and Parish of Maybole (Ayrshire) Tribute Medal 1914-18, obverse, enamelled shield, reverse inscribed (name engraved); ‘Presented by the people of the Burgh & Parish of Maybole to T. Smith, R.E. in commemoration of the Great War 1914-1918’, 32mm, silver and enamel, ring suspension, Nearly extremely fine
BWM/VICTORY 31330 Pte.A.Thompson Devon R. With MIC later 582802 Labour Corps. Condition GVF
Cadet Forces Medal, Eliz II, (LT CDR (SCC) E SMITH RNR) SCC(Sea Cadet Corps) High Rank Good very fine
Cap Tally Shortened 'A.1.II. Werft - Division.II.A.1.' In Good condition
Captain H.C. Blanshard, Australian Imperial Force. 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 39-45 and Australian Service Medal, (NX60048 H.C. BLANSHARD). Efficiency Medal, Eliz II, fixed suspender Australia (NX60048 LT H.C. BLANSHARD CAF) With research notes, Born Sydney, New South Wales 9th July 1918. A single man living at Manly, New South Wales, served in the Middle East in Syria against the Vichy French in June 1941, returned to Australia 31st March 1942, in February 1944, he embarked at Brisbane to go to New Guinea to fight against the Japanese, returning to Australia on 19th July 1944. His time was spent serving with 2/9th Field Regiment of Artillery. With cloth WW2 Australian Artillery Badge. Court-mounted. (6) Nearly extremely fine
Capture of Rodriguez,Isle of Bourbon and Isle of France 1809-10 As issued to HEIC forces in silver first striking no die crack with ring suspender. The East India Company awarded this medal to native troops of the Bengal and Bombay armies for the capture of three French Islands in the Indian Ocean (the latter two being better known today as Mauritius and Reunion) between July 1809 and December 1810. Condition EF lightly toned
Car Pennant C.O. Artillery Head Quarters, Red/Black/Red. Housed in leather lined plastic casing with metal rod. In Good condition
Chaplain to the Forces 3rd Class The Rev. C. Johnston, Royal Army Chaplains’ 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 1st Army; Defence and War Medals, these unnamed; General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp, (The Rev. G. Johnston C.F.3 R.A.Ch.D.) mounted as worn, nearly extremely fine Scarce GSM to a Chaplain
Cherished number plate a personilised number plate for immediate transfer to any vehicle plate number is 8730 VC (Victoria Cross) an excellent plate number for any serious medal collector with the initial VC for Victoria Cross the Premier award of Gallantry for all ranks.
Chief Stoker W.S. Child, Royal Navy. British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to K.46212 W.S. Child, Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy. Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo V, named to K.46212 W.S. Child, Chief Stoker, HMS Pembroke. With copy service sheet, from Exeter, Devon. With photograph album, including 96 photographs, the last few pages, are family shots, but the bulk are of him on military service, many of which are taken in China, while he served at the China Station. (3) Generally very fine
China 1900 1 clasp Relief of Pekin 2363 Pte Behen Singh 26th Baluch Infy. Condition GVF
China- Order of the Cloud and Banner third class breast star in silver git with enamelled centre Reverse of the star stamped with Chinese inscription and numbered 751. 78.55m in original case of issue, the condition is extremely fine with no enamel damage. Together with related miniature and lapel stickpin. The order relates to the Boxer Rebellion in China in 1900. Rare Order in original case of issue.
Cloth issue Parachutists Badge Good very fine
Collection of 18 Hitler's Mein Kampf in magazine form full set in very good condition in English Text published by Hutchison& Co (Publishers) Ltd in association with Hurst & Blackett Ltd publishers London. All housed in original red folder on spine in Gold Hitlers Mein Kampf illustrated with Eagle over Swastika enblem. Rare full set in English also housed in original outer card case in very good condition
Colonel E.V.H. Hudson, Royal Army Educational Corps India General Service Medal 1935, clasp North West Frontier 1937-39 (CAPT E.V.H. HUDSON. R.A.E.C.) 1939-45 Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 39-45, all unnamed as issued. With a copy of a book 'Songs Sung at Haileybury' and a copy of an obituary.. 'Colonel Eric Hudson died suddenly at his home in Churston Ferrers near Paignton on 6th February 1974.....' The obituary gives an outline of his military and sporting achievements (he was a keen cricket, squash, hockey and tennis player), it also includes a photograph of Hudson in RAF uniform (with whom he also served.) Also with several sports medals. Nearly extremely fine
Colonel Patrick Porteous VC signed Concorde flown 1998 Royal Film Performance Carrington VC with full details on Porteous VC VC 2nd October 1942 with full citation VC for Dieppe with COA
Colour photo of Concorde signed by Pilot Harry Linfield. He piloted some of the early flights to New York picture is framed and glazed and measures 12"x8" With coa
Coloured Concorde picture signed by Concorde Pilot Captain Harry Linfield who piloted some of the very early flights of Concorde. New York,Omaha and the Arctic Circle and Seattle in 1985 he retired in 1992. With Certificate of Authenticity
Coloured picture of Rommel in full uniform wearing his Knights Cross with oak leaves in green leather frame ready to hang picture with frame measures 7"5"
Coloured print of The Battle of Trafalgar framed and glazed and measures 18"x14" picture was engraved by Sutherland
Concorde colour photo signed by Chief Test Pilot Peter Baker who flew in the first and last Flights of Concorde G-Bbdg. With certificate of authenticity
Concorde Signed Photo and Engine Blade presentation piece A really attractive pieces of Concorde memorabilia a 20x13" framed and glazed and mounted display it comprises of a colour photo of Concorde in flight (The Brooklands Concorde -G-BBDG) autographed by Captain Mike Bannister British Airways Chief Concorde Pilot. Also within frame is a piece of Concorde Compressor Blade a genuine part from the Rolls Royce Olympus 593 Mk 610 Turbojet Engine Part No.B516416 -manufactured 28 March 1999. Authenticated and signed by Captain Mike Bannister-British Airways Chief Concorde Pilot. All housed in silver frame with black and gold mount very attractive item in excellent condition. Comes with COA.
Conrad S Gruca US WW2 Fighter Ace signed signed 40th Anniv of the first operational use of the Mitchell by the RAF cover he flew a RF4C Phantom No.580 good clear signature addressed to RAF Museum Hendon with COA.
Constable L.W. Van Vollenstee Medal for Combating Terrorism, with two service bars, named to W405168P KONST L W v VOLLENSTEEN and dated 1984 07 15. 75th Anniversary Medal named to 405168 P O SERS L W VAN VOLLENSTEE. Good very fine
Cooks Mate 2nd Class W. Tolley, Royal Navy 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal all named to M.10304 W. Tolley, Cooks Mate 2nd Class, Royal Navy. With boxes of issue for medals. Cooks Mate 2nd Class William Tolley, died on 20th September 1915, whilst serving with HMS Vivid, he is buried in Spreyton (St. Michael) Churchyard. (3) Good very fine
Copy of the Edinburgh Advertiser, Friday July 13th 1821 19 Column inches on Napoloen Bonaparte's Funeral, a complete and original 19th Century historic newspaper.
Crimea and Indian Mutiny Group to 20th (Lancashire Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot Private J. Murphy, 1st Battalion, 20th (Lancashire Fusiliers) Foot. Crimea Medal 1854, four clasps, Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann and Sebastopol, regimentally impressed to 2776 John Murphy, 20th Regiment. Turkish Crimea Medal 1855, Sardinian Issue, with replacement straight bar suspension. Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, second type with scroll suspension, officially impressed to 2776 John Murphy 1st Battn, 20th Foot. Four clasp Crimea Medal confirmed on the roll. Edge bumps, and light contact marks to first, otherwise Generally very fine
CSM 1962-2007 clasp Borneo 589375 Cpl J.G.E.Coward R.A.F Condition EF
Cuff Title 'Geschwaderhorst Wessel' In Good condition
D.SchV large bronze marksman's badge
Davidson’s Nile Medal 1798 in Gilt Bronze. as issued to Petty Officers with initials LL neatly engraved to LHS on obverse. Condition GVF much of the gilt remains.
Defence Medal. Good very fine
Diamond Jubilee Medal in box of issue Near Mint
Die Naturfreunde-Tourist Service Badge small 2nd Type. Good very fine
DLV Glider Pilots badge C. (3 gulls) Extremely fine
Driver C.L. Emberson, Royal Corps of Transport Gulf Medal, clasp 16 JAN TO 28 FEB 1991 (24845101 DVR C L EMBERSON RCT). Saudi Arabia Liberation of Kuwait Medal, in box of issue. (2) Good very fine
DRKB Silver stick pin for 25 years membership 1st form.
DRL Sprots Badge, Silver issue, 16mm stick pin. Very good condition.
DRV (German Cyclists Society) Youth Proficiency Badge. Bronze 3rd type. Maker stamped on reverse. Very rare badge.
DRV (German Cyclists Society) Youth Proficiency Badge. Silver 3rd type, maker stamped on reverse.Very rare badge.
DSV Youth Leader's Badge Extremely fine
DSV Youth Leader's Badge
E11R 1946-1965 1 Railway Group R.E. brass plaque in the shape of a train named to Eric Gordon Finch from H.Q. Staff measures 12"5 1/4" in excellent condition unusual piece
East Hanover Gau Commemorative Badge 1933 for East Hanover. Of hollow compressed one piece construction, with horizontal pin to reverse Bronze Class Badge. Extremely rare, Forman No.205c. Nearly extremely fine
Efficiency Group to Craftsman Bennett, Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers Craftsman K.E.C. Bennett, Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers. 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 39-45, all unnamed as issued. Efficiency Medal, Geo VI, fixed Territorial Suspender named to 5769342 Craftsman K.E.C. Bennett, Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers. Loose-mounted. (6) Good very fine
Efficiency Medal, Geo VI, with Fixed Territorial Suspender (7599885 CFN T. EVANS, R.E.M.E.) Lightly toned, with some contact wear. Generally very fine
Egypt 1 clasp 2/DCLI Egypt undated reverse 1 clasp The Nile 1884-85 (Pte.W.Manley 2/DCLI) Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Light contact wear condition VF/GVF
Egypt Medal, undated reverse, clasp Suakin 1885 (6024 Pte W. Campion, 1/Coldm.Gds). With copy pages from medal rolls confirming award of Suakin 1885 clasp. Light pitting, Very fine
Epalettes to an Oberleutnant in the Engineering Branch of the Coastal Artillery. Greatcoat issue. 110842
Essex Masons Badge Essex Masons Badge with dark red enamel, the reverse marked ‘Spencer, London’. Nearly extremely fine
Excellent solid silver vespa case hallmarked in 3 places complete with flip down front showing picture of a nurse in uniform within a silver rim. Three hallmarks on case Anchor/Lion/P backwards and anchor and P backwards twice on flip lid and opening front which shows picture of a nurse. Complete with metal striker for match on top of case with ring and loop attachment in excellent condition a superb piece for the nursing collector
Falklands pair to Corporal J. Johnston, Scots Guards, died in a Car Accident. Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland and South Atlantic Medal, with Rosette both named to Corporal J. Johnston, Scots Guards. The Scots Guards played a prominent part in the recapture of the Falkland Islands in 1982. Lance Sergeant Johnston along with the other member of the R.P. Staff were attached to Battle Group H.Q. and were responsible for the security of the main B.G.H.Q. Building and Command Post. Another task was the marshalling of under sling loads and all heli-borne lifts, especially the 8 hours of Tumbledown getting the Battalion safely off of the mountain. It is possible Corporal Johnstons experiences with dead and wounded affected him in later life. He only lived a further year, as on 24th June 1983 he was killed in a car accident on the A3 Southbound carriageway at Bamshott, Hampshire. His occupation was given as a serving soldier with certified copy of Death Certificate and a H/B edition of ‘Among Friends – The Scots Guards 1956-1993’ by Murray Taylor, published Leo Cooper. Medals in black case of issue as sent to the family. (2) Extremely fine
Framed and Glazed picture of Edward V11 with his signature Albert Edward 1886 in black ink measures 18"14" early signature of Edward V11
Framed and Glazed Plaque 'Herrn Fritz Kraemer, Neustadt a.d.Hdt.... Zur Erinnerung an Die Segelflug Prufunga 1930.... Flugverein Neustadt (Haardt) Und Umgebung Ev' In Excellent condition
France 1870-1871 War Medal Condition VF
General Service Medal 1918-62 Geo V1 clasp Malaya (4022723 L.A.C. J. HIGSON. R.A.F.) Good very fine
General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus (192372 Cpl P.J.E. BLACKHURST. R.A.F.) Good very fine
General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus (23196421 RFN. T. SNOOKS. R.U.R.) R.U.R. - Royal Ulster Rifles, Generally very fine (GR)
General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus (23499783 RFN. L. MITCHELL. R.U.R.) R.U.R. - Royal Ulster Rifles. Generally Very Fine. (GR)
General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus (23551122 RFN. M. POOLE. R.U.R.) R.U.R. - Royal Ulster Rifles. Generally Very Fine. (GR)
General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 (AC2 L T JONES (4012542) RAF.) Nearly extremely fine
Georgian interesting brass bag or saddle hinge the plate engraved The "P" indicates he was a member of Parliament with further information also involved in the Napoleonic Wars Died 1815 in a carriage accident interesting item in good condition
German Airforce cufftitle Geschwader General Wever-KG-4. Very scarce cufftitle.
German Artillery shoulder straps. Artillery, Leutnants shoulder straps with 'M' emblem for a Paymaster. 110177
German Collar Patches. Pair of Officer collar patches, Army Medical Service. Very good condition.
German DJRA(German Cyclists)Society Youth Badge in Silver 3rd Type Maker stamped on reverse Lemann&Wundenberg Hannover complete with pin. Rare badge in NEF condition
German Infantry Assault Badge Rare Spanish made-Blue Division missing back retaining pin. Condition GVF
German M36 Double Decal steel helmet with original lining and 2 decals and strap. Some wear to decals and wear to helmet but a good genuine M36 helmet
German SA Sports Badge Complete with back retaining pin maker stamped to reverse by Bernsbach Condition GVF
German Wehrmacht fur cap as worn by Cossacks. complete with original insignia attached to front of cap. Cap is in very good condition no damage to fur inner lining has no damage and cloth top is in good condition and cloth cross straps are in good condition. Extremely rare cap
Germany. Imperial. Bavarian 2nd Class Merit Cross with Crown and Swords in original case. Condition EF
Germany. Imperial. Iron Cross 1st Class with maker mark ‘KO’ repainted. Condition GVF
Germany. Imperial. Iron Cross 1st Class with maker mark ‘KO’, with replacement pin. Condition GVF
Germany. Imperial. Prussian Konigliche Hausorden Hohenzollern Adler in original box of issue. Condition NEF
Germany. Third Reich. An SS Obituary Card to SS-Rottenfuhrer Toni Weibold, who was killed in Russia on 10th February 1942 aged 31. Good condition
Germany. Third Reich. German Eagle Order 4th Class, cross with swords, 900 marked, silver gold plated, cross arms gold and white enamelled. .900 on pin in presentation box. A couple of blisters to enamel around the centre of the cross. Generally nearly extra fine
Germany. Third Reich. War Merit Cross 1st Class with swords Maker Marked to reverse 3 Condition GVF
Group of 4 to F.Sgt RAF 1939-45 Star/Defence Medal/War Medal/GSM GV1 531357 Flt/Sgt J.P.Smalley R.A.F. Condition NEF
Group of eight to Lieutenant W.H.E. Garrod, Royal Marines 1914-15 Star (DEAL 629-S- SPR. W.H.E. GARROD. R.M.). British War Medal and Victory Medal (LIEUT W.H.E. GARROD) Defence Medal, India Service Medal 39-45, Jubilee Medal 1935, Coronation Medal 1937 and Coronation Medal 1953. Served 1914-19 in Royal Engineers Field Company and Military Works Directorate, Gallipoli, Egypt and France. Then later served with the Indian Service of Engineers, Bombay, India. Assistant Executive Engineer on Roads, Buildings and Famine Work in the Bombay Presidency 1920-23, Executive Engineer in charge of the construction of the Lloyd Dam, Bhatger, near Poona, Bombay Presidency 1923-27. Executive Engineer in charge of Irrigation Manamageny and Remodelling Division 1927-30. Executive Engineer in charge of Roads Maintenance and Improvement Division. Later a member of the Royal Bombay Yacht Club, awarded the C.I.E. in 1946. Condition Nearly extremely fine
Group of four Cornelis Anderson, South African Police Star of Merit, 13255 SERS C. ANDERSON (WYLE) which stands for deceased.9.8.64. South Africa Police Medal for Faithful Service (15225 (V) KONST.C.ANDERSON). Africa Service Medal (16225 (SAP) C. ANDERSON) South African Badge for Loyal Service (numbered 33 521) and a small hallmarked silver medal. A Heavy Motor Vehicles Driving License named to Cornelis Anderson, South Africa Police, Kokstad. Condition- Good very fine/nearly extra fine.
Group of six unnamed WW2 Medals Unattributed Group of 6 Medals. 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Africa Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 39-45, all unnamed as issued. Loose-mounted. (6) Nearly extremely fine
Group to Private C.H. Graham, Border Regiment, including Liberation of Norway Certificate Private C.H. Graham, Border Regiment. 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 39-45, all unnamed as issued. With Liberation of Norway Certificate named to 14870698 Private C.H. Graham, Border Regiment. Medals in a glazed frame. This lot is heavy, so please be aware of this and related postage costs (collection possible), also, we are unable to guarantee the glass in transit, although we will do our best to pack carefully. (4) Nearly extremely fine
GSM 1 Clasp Malaya to 22589818 Sgt K.V.Wiltshire RAEC(Royal Army Education Corps) Scarce unit. With research born Devizes Wiltshire Enlisted Maidstone 20-9-51 RAEC with full Military History In Malaya with 31st Bn RAEC in Singapore. Condition NEF
GSM 1918-62 clasp Malaya E11R 22801160 Spr.G.McCourt R.E.
GSM 1918-62 clasp Palestine 1945-48 GV1 21034395 Gnr.D.J.Coxon R.A. Condition EF
Guernsey. Liberation Day Celebrations Committee 1985, silver medallion in fitted case. Condition Extremely Fine.
H-Block Christmas 1979 by Fr Denis Faul and Fr Raymond Murray 4 page pamphlet by two Irish priests outlining conditions in H-block
Hamer Family Group Father - 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal (DM2-097188 PTE W. HAMER A.S.C.) Son - 1939-45 Star, Africa Star bar 1st Army, Italy Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 39-45 with Mention in Despatches oakleaf emblem. Served with Coldstream Guards, unresearched, so no information on MID. With Pay Book, Cap Badge, Old Comrades Association Badge. Good very fine
India General Service Medal 1854, two clasps, Burma 1885-7 and Burma 1887-89 named to 7888 Private J. Browne, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. With copy medal roll, invalided to England. Suspender slack, otherwise Good very fine
India General Service Medal 1895, three clasps to Kurrum Militia India General Service Medal 1895, in silver, three clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Samana 1897 and Tirah 1897-98, named to 1004 Sepoy Forlek Khan, Kurrum Militia. Generally very fine
Indian Mutiny Medal to 3rd Madras European Regiment Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp, named to C. Ward, 3rd Madras European Regiment. Good very fine
Indian Mutiny Medal to 80th Regiment Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp, named to Wm H. Swan, 80th Regiment. With copy Medal Roll transcription from Find My Past, William H. Swan, transferred to Indian Army 31st May 1860. Good very fine
Indian Mutiny Medal to a Bugler in the Rifle Brigade Indian Mutiny Medal, clasp Lucknow, named to Bugler Jas. Willis, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. With photocopied service papers, which confirms his appointment as Bugler. Some contact wear to rim, Generally very fine
Indian Mutiny Medal to a Farrier in the 4th Madras Light Cavalry Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp, named in a locally period engraved style to George McGill, Farrier, E Troop, 4th Madras Light Cavalry. Some small contact wear to rim, Generally very fine
Indian Overseas Service Badge complete with fixing pin to reverse. Condition NEF
Irish Emergency Medal, Red Cross Variant Ireland. Emergency Medal for 1939-46, Irish Red Cross example. Nearly extremely fine
Japan. Manchuria Imperial Visit to Japan Medal 1935 silver in box of issue. Very scarce
KFDK Membership pin
Khedives Star, bar Tokar Scarce, Dark toned - Good very fine
Khedives Star, dated 1882. Good very fine
Kyffhauserbund (N.S.Vet Org)Shooting Contest 1939 Victors Badge. Condition GVF
Kyffhauserbund Honour Shooting Badge 2nd Type in Gold
Kyffhauserbund(Vets Org)1937 Shooting Competition Victors Badge Rare.
Kyfhausserbund (Vets Org.) Shooting Badge in Bronze. 1st type
Lance Corporal E. Ashton, Military Mounted Police. 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal all named to P.4903 Lance Corporal E. Ashton, Military Mounted Police. With copy medal index card. Entered France 27th January 1915. (3) Nearly extremely fine
Lance Corporal E.J. Day, 16th London Regiment British War Medal and Victory Medal (554048 PTE E.J. DAY.16-LOND.R.). Edgar Joseph Day, born Chelsea, enlisted and resident of Battersea. Died of Wounds 9th September 1918, aged 20. The son of Walter and Harriet Jane Day of Westminster, London. He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille. Good very fine
Lawrence Family Group. Father - British War Medal and Victory Medal (453201 PTE. J.E. LAWRENCE. 11-LOND.R). Rifleman John Earnest Lawrence, 11th London Regiment (Finsbury Rifles) killed 17th December 1917 aged 31, the husband of Ellen Louis Colls (formerly Lawrence) of 131 Lewis Trust Buildings, Walham Green, London. He is buried in the Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery. Son - 1939-45 Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal and War Medal, all unnamed as issued. With Lancashire Fusiliers cap badge. Medal issue slip, and Box of issue addressed to Mr J.A. Lawrence, 17 Eden Close, Alverton, Middlesex. Good very fine
Letter from the Duke of Wellington. Autograph Free Front letter from the Duke of Wellington to the Duke of Beaufort 1836. Stamped Free letter in Wellingtons writing to his friend The Duke of Beaufort in 1836 signed by Wellington the Duke of Beaufort was former ADC to Wellington. Stamped Free this is because members of The House of Lords and Parliament were allowed free postage as long as they signed the letter. It also has on the reverse the un-broken seal of the Duke of Wellington the envelope having being opened at the top thus not breaking the seal. With full service history of both Wellington and the Duke of Beaufort In good condition
Letter signed by 1st Sea Lord Sir Henry Leach framed and glazed with full research and COA. Served on battleship HMS Duke of York which sank the Scharnhorst in 1943 also served on HMS Mauritius. First Sea Lord between 1979-1982 persuaded Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher that the Falklands could be re-captured. Promoted Admiral of the Fleet on his retirement in 1982. With research and copy picture some water staining to letter.
Liberation of Concentration Camps April 1945 cover signed by 3 POW's Charles Brusselairs Member of Legion Belge Arrested June 1943 Imprisioned in Essen and Buchenwald and other camps. Maurice Eyben Member of Le Service Zero arrested 20th January 1944 Imprisioned Citadel of Liege and Buchenwald and also signed by Baron Arthur Haulot Arrested by the Gestapo 27th December 1941 and imprisioned in Brussels Mauthausen and Dachau. Together with pictures of all three along with full history of their war service.
Lieutenant Colonel C.H. Bonson. 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 39-45, all unnamed as issued in box of issue to Lieutenant Colonel C.H. Bonson, 7 Granville Road, Jesmond, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Also with unnamed 1953 Coronation Medal. Good very fine
Lieutenant J.G. Sargent, South African Air Force 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, clasp North Africa 1942-43, War Medal 39-45, Africa Service Medal, (98847 J.G. SARGENT). John Sargeant joined the SAAF on 07.08.1940 aged 20 years. He was from Johannesburg and lived in Parkview. He was appointed a Lance Corporal and was posted to HQ Voortrekkerhoogte Meteological Office with the rank of Acting Corporal. In April 1941 he was posted to Airforce Base Germiston and while stationed there was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 22.09.1941 and mate Met. Forecast Officer SAAF Germiston. On 23rd March 1942 he was made a Temporary Lieutenant (paid). Sargent embarked for the Middle East on 25.05.1942 arriving there by air on 28.05.1942 and was posted to 21 Squadron as SAAF Met. Officer. He was later attaché to the RAF Met. Unit at AHQ Western Desert. He served in North Africa until 13.10.1943 when he returned to the Union where he was posted to 42nd Air Station in November. He was released from service on 18th September 1945 while serving at Zwartkop ATS. In original medal envelope, copies of service record. Condition EF
Lord Kitchener's stick pin badge condition GVF
Maharajpoor Star, an unnamed example. Good very fine
Major W.C. Jennings, Royal Engineers 1939-45 Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 39-45, all unnamed as issued. With officer's identity card, a notice informing him that he needs to relinquish his commission, and a letter confirming entitlement to 1939-45 Star, Burma Star and Defence Medal, with enclosed ribbons. Generally very fine
Malaya and Borneo pair to a Rifleman in the 7th Gurkha Rifles Rifleman G. Limbu,7th Gurkha Rifles. General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II,, clasp Malaya and Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Borneo both named to 21147420 Rifleman Gangaparsad Limbu, 7th Gurkha Rifles. Loose-mounted. (2) Generally very fine
Maltese Shackleton Limited Edition Print 1/1000 this is the first in the edition very rare to get No 1 published. Taken from a painting by Timothy O'Brien and signed by the artist as well as Stuart Stephenson Wing Commander G.A.King Wing Commander D.white Flt Lt and G.Shine Flt Lt. Together with COA from Newark Air Museum print in excellent condition
Match box metal cover on one side it shows pictures of Stalin/Churchill/Roosevelt on the other the flags of Great Britain/Russia and the United States with leather cover insert with picture of church containing the matchbox which has 4 old light bulbs in it and one match.tet on metal cover reads "Our deepest gratitude and admiration to the allies who stood United in defeating the Greatest Tyrant in History . Cover in very good condition
Membership Pin badge International Organisation of War Service Opponents Rare badge Condition NEF
Memorial Card to Bert Dawes Private Bert Dawes, died of severe wounds in France on 18th August 1917, aged 21. The son of Mr.G. and Mrs C.E. Dawes of 25, Pale House Common, Framfield. He is buried at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun. In good condition
Mercantile Marine Pair to Claude Diaper Claude Diaper, Mercantile Marine. British War Medal and Mercantile Marine War Medal both named to Claude Diaper. Born in Bitterne, Hampshire in 1901 and served during the Great War as a Merchant Seaman in the Mercantile Marine. Some Verdigris to MMWM, otherwise Very fine
Metal cigarette case in silver colour on the front in a circular silver coloured metal frame is a picture of a nurse case measures 3 1/4"x2 1/4" in good condition
Military Pass French Equatorial Africa 1943 pass is stamped secret issued to Major Allen Liason Officer in West Africa authorising trip to Fort Lamy from Brazzaville to him and hias car. signed by Battalion Chief Toulet dated 2/2/1943 with further information in good condition and scarce item for West Arica.
Military Set of Drawing Instruments with Army Markings. Military Set of Drawing Instruments with Army Markings. In case. Good very fine
Miniature France Order of Artisans condition GVF
Miniature Franco-Prussian War Medal Nearly extremely fine
Miniature: Bronze Star. A good quality piece, of early manufacture, with silk ribbon Nearly extremely fine
Miniature: Croix De Guerre, 1914-18. One sided version Good very fine
Miniature: Haiti. Officers 25 yrs Long Service Cross Nearly extremely fine
Miniature: Italian Campaign in Africa Medal (no ribbon) scarce Nearly extremely fine
Miniature: Philippine Liberation Medal Extremely fine
Miniature: Poland. Order of the Red Danube, 1st Class Extremely fine
Miniature: WW1 Veterans Cross with Sowrds. Mounted on a bow ribbon with back button for wear in the button hole. A good quality piece. Nearly extremely fine
National Fire Brigade Association Medal, with ten years clasp, (14601 STANLEY J.W. SMITH) Nearly extremely fine
National Fire Brigade Association Medal, with ten years clasp, (9677 JAMES TILDSLEY) In box of issue, Good very fine
Naval Cap Tally Full Length '1. Schiffsstammabteilung der Ostsee .1' In Good condition
Naval Cap Tally Full Length '2. Schiffsstammabteilung der Ostsee .2' In Good condition
Naval Cap Tally Full Length '3 Schiffsstammabteilung 3.' In Good condition
Naval Cap Tally Full Length '3. Schiffsstammabteilung der Ostsee .3' In Good condition
Naval Cap Tally Full Length 'A.1 Schiffsstammdivision Der Nordsee A.1' In Good condition
Naval Cap Tally Full Length 'Kreuzer Amazone'
Naval Cap Tally Full Length 'Marineschule Friedrichsort' In Good condition
Naval Cap Tally Full Length 'VI. Minensuch. H.Fl. Ostsee. VI' In Good condition
Naval Engagement Watercolour dated 1926 by William Minshall Birchall who has five watercolours hanging in the National Maritime Museum Greenwich Strong watercolour of a early Naval engagement between the British and French fleets. The watercolour was painted by William Minshall Birchall 1884-1941. Signed bottom left "In the days of Blake and Van Tromp W.M.Birchall 1926 picture measures 20"x16" William Minshall Birchall was born in Iowa America in 1884 where he made his name as an artist before moving to England here he settled in Hastings. He has five watercolours hanging in the National Maritime Museum Greenwich and a further seven in the Peabody Museum Salem. He manages to add an atmosphere to is watercolours and specialises in Naval paintings. Birchall received acclaim for his excellent style reminiscent of traditional 19th century marine painting. Birchall mainly painted in watercolours and created many fine portraits of deep water sailing vessels. Birchall's images were also reproduced in numerous naval textbooks of the period. Today's paintings by Birchall are well represented in museum collections as well as important private collections world-wide. His paintings are well sought for and are sold by Art Galleries for significant amount of money. We are pleased to offer this example at a very reasonable price. Please add £20.00 shipping charge by parcel force as your invoice will show no shipping charge.
Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, Geo VI, clasp Malaya (RM.128903 L.J. WOODLEY. MNE. RM.) Toned, Nearly extremely fine
Nepal Order of Trishakta Patta, 3rd Class Nepal. Order of Trishakta Patta, Vikhayata or Third Class member’s neck badge, in silver and enamels, width 64.5mm. Good very fine
New Zealand Medal to Wm. Notley, 50th Queens Own Regiment New Zealand Medal, reverse 1863 to 1866 named to 338 Wm Notley, 50th Queens Own Regiment. With copy discharge papers, never tried by court martial, but once appeared in the Regimental Defaulters book. Nearly extremely fine
Newry Civil Rights Association Instruction Leaflet For Marchers dated February 6th,1972. Leaflet in very good condition.
NSDAP in Hanau dedication flag pole plate. Plate is in excellent condition and engraved to the NSDAP Kreisleitung Hanau very attractive piece shaped to fit flag pole with leaves down either side and enamel swastika on white background within red circle in red enamelled.
NSF (Nationalsozialistische Frauenschaft) Ortsgruppe/engerer stab form. Extremely fine
NSKG(National Society Cultural Org) membership badge scarce.
NSKK DDAC Plaque Zielfahrt zur Internationalen Automobil u. Motorrad-Ausstellung Berlin 1934.
NSKK MotorBrigade Nordsee plaque with Galleon ship in middle eagle and swastika with NSKK above plaque mounted on wooden plaque ready to hang condition GVF
NSKK Plaque '3 Landerfahrt S.A. Motorsturm I/418'
NSKK Plaque - Frankenwald I. Frankenwald Orientierungsfahrt Der Staffel II/M82, 7 Juli 1935. N.S.K.K. 'Zur Erinnerung' - Bayerische Ostmark
NSKK Plaque - Thuringen NSKK Motorgruppe Thuringen. Zuverlassigkeitsfahrt in Grunem Herzen Deutschlands Juni 1939
Oil painting on canvas board of a Naval engagement framed in a mahogany frame with gold insert around picture by John Harvey signed bottom right. Painting measures 40mmx30mm and is in excellent condition. John Harvey was born in 1935 in Plymouth he studied at Camberwell school of arts then taught art at a Cornish school before retiring. He retired early to concentrate on his own painting he now lives in Penzance and most of his paintings are completed on the spot. and he also does larger studio paintings.
Order of Cambodia, Knights Breast Badge French Colonial. Order of Cambodia Knights breast badge, 74mm including crown suspension x 47mm, silver-gilt and enamel, with Cambodian Government issue riband. Nearly extremely fine
Original Acrylic Painting of American Troops in Afghanistan circa 2009 by artist Jeanette Foulger the painting shows American troops on patrol having been dropped off by a Merlin Helicopter measures 21"x 18" framed and glazed. Jeanette Foulger was a Hertfordshire based artist "Band of Brothers". Signed bottom right initials JF in black. Ready to hang
Original Acrylic Painting of Operation Volcano Afghanistan 2007 Royal Marines 42 Commando An original Acrylic painting by Jeanette Foulger a Hertfordshire based Artist. Titled "Heroes" A Royal Marine Captain from 42 Commando sends a situation report during the initial breech of the enemy compounds during Operation Volcano in Kajaki,Afghanistan on the 30th January 2007 (from a library picture image). Picture Leading Airman(Photographer) Gaz Faulkner. Framed and glazed measures 21"x17.5" Ready to hang.
Original coloured print dated October 1940 with the original autograph of Fallschirmjager Oberst Brauer.
Original German Rubber stamp Original German Rubber stamp picture will show stamp details
Original Postcard of Oberleutnant Rall with original signature original Hoffman postcard.
Original watercolour of war damaged parts of the Ukraine c1950 by Ljashchuk Timofey Andreevich a Ukrainain artist. Watercolour is within a white mount and is framed and glazed in a wooden frame. Measures 19"x 14" Andreevich was born in 1930 in Obolon and studied at the institute of Art in Kiev until 1957. Became a Professor of art at the Institute of Art in Kiev in 1979 he taught there between 1964 and 1994.
Ostvolk Decoration for Bravery on the Eastern Front. Silver issue 16mm stick pin. In very good condition.
Pair of Boer War binoculars metal and brown leather inscribed Royal Guards SA 1901 on both metal struts holding eyeglasses to view both leather and chrome in good condition nice pair of Boer War Binoculars and scarce.
Pair of Kriegs Marine 1st pattern dress uniform epaulettes. Subleutnant Greatcoat issue.
Pair of Shoulderboards. Recruit Fire Brigade
Pair to Private Bines, Royal Sussex Regiment Private W. Bines, Royal Sussex Regiment. British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to 2869 Private W. Bines, Royal Sussex Regiment. (2) Good very fine
Pair to Private C.H. Mayne, Queens Regiment Private C.H. Mayne, Queens Regiment. British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to G-7125 Private C.H. Mayne, Queens Regiment. In glazed frame with silk postcard, two shoulder titles and regimental cap badge. With copy medal roll and copy medal index card, confirming entitlement to a pair only. (2) Good very fine
Pair to Private Castle, Royal Berkshire Regiment Private A. Castle, Royal Berkshire Regiment. British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to 22895 Private A. Castle, Royal Berkshire Regiment. With copy medal index card, confirmed entitled to a pair only. (2) Good very fine
Pair to Private Snow, 9th London Regiment Private H. Snow, 9th London Regiment. British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to 391424 Private H. Snow, 9th London Regiment. With medal index card, confirming entitlement to a pair only, and a small quantity of original paperwork, including letters (Addressed to him on Walton-On-Thames), Identity card, a photograph of a house (presumably his?) and some WW2 era documents relating to a P.V. Snow in the Royal Air Force. (presumably his son?). (2) Extremely fine
Pair to Private Turner, Coldstream Guards Private H.C.E. Turner, Coldstream Guards. British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to 17346 Private H.C.E. Turner, Coldstream Guards. (2) Generally very fine
Pair to Sapper Godwin, Royal Engineers Sapper S. Godwin, Royal Engineers. British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to WR-320232 Sapper S. Godwin, Royal Engineers. With copy medal index card, confirming entitlement to pair only. (2) Good very fine
Pair to Sister Agnes Fowler Sister Agnes Fowler. Serbia Cross of Mercy 1912, breast badge in gilt-metal and enamel, 41mm in original case of issue, on Lady’s bow. The Order of St. John of Jerusalem, miniature breast badge on Lady’s bow, and lapel badge. Agnes Fowler, sister of Colonel Harold Fowler, appears to have been in Paris during the Great War and is believed to have undertaken philanthropic, nursing and fundraising activities at that time, receiving the Serbian Cross of Mercy. The later O.S.J. award (full size not present) was made for her work, in the breeding of Seeing Eye Dogs in Morristown, New Jersey, U.S.A., and the lot includes the original Order of St. John award document, dated 22nd July 1970, as well as an associated newspaper clipping from the award ceremony. Good very fine
Pakistan Democracy medal Condition GVF
Percussion Pistol 17th Century Brescia Italy named Lazaroni in very good condition pictures will show this small section missing on underside of pistol again pictures will show this early Italian pistol. Measures 10" in length x1"x1"
Percussion Pistol French 'M-1813 Manufacture de Chatelerault, AN-13 Barrel'
Photograph of Heinrich Boigk, Knights Cross Winner with oakleaves unsigned photograph of Heinrich Boigk
Photograph with autographs of Keitel and Bormann
Pioneers / Engineers trade (sleeve) badge. Infantry
Plaque 'DDAC Jahreswertung 1935'
Plaque NSKK Westfalen 1936 'Sauerlandische Gelandefahrt - Motor-Brigade Westfalen. 10.Mai.1936'
Plaque on Wood 'DDAC-NSKK Dreieckrennen 1934' In good condition
Plaque on Wood 'Kw.Trsp.Rgt.616'
Polar Expedition Interest: Autograph the clipped signature of Thomas Henry Tizzard R.S.1839-1924 the Oceanographer Navigator and Arctic explorer who accompanied as hydrographer the polar expeditions of Sir George Gray and Captain Nares. With full service history served in Crimea on HMS Dragon before transferring to the Sir George Gray expedition to the Arctic on board Challenger also his last work was to consider the evidence of Nelson's Naval tactics at the Battle of Trafalgar. He produced the first and only plans of the battle drawn to scale. Interesting item of Polar interest.
Postcard by Hoffman nr 21 with original picture of Adolf Hitler with original signature of Adolf Hitler at base of postcard. nice strong signature and a scarce item.
Postcard Sanke nr. 363 with original autograph of of Leutnant Bolcke mounted on black card.
Postcard with original signature of Generalfeldmarschall Rommel picture shows his medals and awards wearing tropical helmet
Postcard. Knights Cross with Swords Winner Eric Bahrenfanger
Print of group of German soldiers with Generalfeld marschall Rommell The print is signed by Rommell and measures 5 1/2"x 5 1/2".
Prisoner of War group to Gunner D.H. Todd, Royal Artillery, died in Captivity Gunner D.H. Todd, Royal Artillery, captured in North Africa and died as a Prisoner of War. 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 39-45, all unnamed as issued. With related Army Council Condolence Slip in the name of Gunner D.H. Todd. David Hall Todd was taken prisoner in North Africa whilst serving with 74th (Northumbrian) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorials) and died in Captivity on 21st July 1944 aged 33 years. He left a widow, Lillian of South Shields and is buried in Prague War Cemetery. (4) Good very fine
Private A. Harrison, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 1914-15 Star (S-1073 PTE A. HARRISON, R. FUS) British War Medal and Victory Medal (SR-1073 PTE A. HARRISON, R.FUS) Memorial Plaque (ALFRED HARRISON) Private Alfred Harrison, killed in action on 23rd April 1917, buried in Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle. Harrison may have been killed in an attack on two enemy machine guns on the morning of the 23rd. With copy war diaries, SDGW details. Good very fine
Private B.W. Sturgess, 18th Hussars. DOW 19th August 1918 British War Medal and Victory Medal (255965 PTE B.W. STURGESS. 18-HRS) Memorial Plaque (BENJAMIN WILLIAM STURGESS). Benjamin William Sturgess a Private in the 18th Hussars, died of wounds on 19th August 1918. He was born in Market Harborough. resident of Loughborough and enlisted at Leicester. With the envelope for the plaque addressed to Mrs B.W. Sturgess of 38 Morley Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire. Good very fine
Private C. Taylor, 16th London Regiment British War Medal and Victory Medal (7370 PTE. C. TAYLOR. 16-LOND.R.). Christopher Taylor, enlisted St Swithins Lane, born and resident of Battersea. Killed in action on 14th April 1917. The son of Anne Elizabeth Taylor of 19 Longbeach Road, Lavender Hill, Battersea, London and the late Joseph Taylor, he is remembered at Bootham Cemetery, Heninel. With SDGW, CWGC, and 1911 census info. Good very fine
Private C.W. White, 11th London Regiment. British War Medal and Victory Medal (452677 PTE C.W. SMITH. 11-LOND.R.). Charles William White, born and resident of Battersea, enlisted London. Killed in Action 22nd September 1918. With SDGW info and 1911 Census info. Nearly extremely fine
Private D. Mardlin, Royal Fusiliers British War Medal and Victory Medal (GS-73467 PTE D. MARDLIN. R. FUS.) Good very fine
Private E.A. Morgan, Manchester Regiment 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal (3019 PTE E.A. MORGAN. MANCH.R.) Defence Medal, unnamed as issued. (4) Good very fine
Private F. Fewtrell, Royal Irish Rifles. Private F. Fewtrell, Royal Irish Rifles. British War Medal and Victory Medal all named to 42475 Private F. Fewtrell, Royal Irish Rifles. Killed in action on 24th March 1918, whilst serving with the 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles, he is remembered on the Pozieres Memorial. (2) Nearly extremely fine
Private F.W.B. Bayles, Essex Regiment. 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal all named to 16312 Private F.W.B. Bayles, Essex Regiment. With ARP badge. (3) Nearly extremely fine
Private G. Hulbert, Wiltshire Regiment, wounded late 1914. 1914 Star with 5th Aug-22nd November named to 3670 Private G. Hulbert, 1st Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to 3670 Private G. Hulbert, Wiltshire Regiment. Notes on his papers as having been seriously wounded in the right thigh, returned home from France on 29th December 1914, which suggests he wounded shortly before that date. Court-mounted. (3) Good very fine
Private G. V. Lynch, Australian Army, who was wounded and taken P.O.W. in Greece in April 1941. 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Australian Service Medal 1939-45, these last three officially inscribed, ‘NX. 4493 G. V. Lynch’; Gre Gerald Vaughan Lynch was born in Sydney, N.S.W., in September 1913, and enlisted in the Australian Army in October 1939.Embarked for the Middle East in October 1940, he was posted to 6 Divisional Ammunition Company and, in common with some 2000 other Australian troops, was taken P.O.W. in Greece in April 1941. As succinctly put by a fellow P.O.W., ‘we got down to the foot of Greece and had nowhere else to go ... A few thought we had been betrayed, but we didn’t have a hope. We had the sea at our feet and were surrounded by the Germans’. For his own part, Lynch was removed from the list of missing when the International Red Cross located him at a P.O.W. hospital at Kokinia in July 1941, from whence he was entrained for Stalag 317 (XVIII C) at Markt Pongau, near Salzburg, Austria - many of the camps inmates had to perform forced labour and by the War’s end some 4,000 of them had perished, most of them Soviet prisoners. Discharged in October 1945, Lynch died at Nambour, Queensland, in September 1983; sold with the recipient’s original Greek Commemorative Medal certificate of award, dated 15 May 1980, together with a wartime photograph showing Lynch and others and a file of research containing Attestaion forms and discharge certificate with copy of the Newspaper The Sun April 30th 1941 re Anzac evacuation of Greece titled Surrender that was the only way out this was reproduced by the Sun on the 12th October 1989. Condition GVF/NEF
Private H.H. Moore, Essex Regiment British War Medal and Victory Medal (34695 PTE H.H. MOORE. ESSEX.R.) Memorial Plaque (HERBERT HENRY MOORE) Herbert Henry Moore, 'A' Company, 11th Battalion, killed on 22nd April 1917 aged 22, the husband of Elizabeth Tytler (formerly Moore) of 268 'M' Block, Guinness Buildings, Pages Walk, London, he is remembered on the Loos Memorial. (3) Good very fine
Private H.T. Constable, 6th Dragoon Guards 1914-15 Star (D-7362 PTE H.T. CONSTABLE, 6TH. DNS) British War Medal and Victory Medal (D-7362 PTE H.T. CONSTABLE 6-DNS) Court-mounted for wear. Good very fine
Private J. Darby, 11th Hussars. 1914 Star with copy 5th Aug-22nd Nov bar, British War Medal and Victory Medal all named to 15732 Private J. Darby, 11th Hussars. Entered France on 6th October 1914. (3) Good very fine
Private J. McKay, Army Catering Corps, wounded in action in Korea Queens Korea Medal, named to Private J. McKay, Army Catering Corps and United Nations Medal for Korea, unnamed as issued. Attached to 1st Battalion, Welsh Regiment, wounded in action in Korea on 21st July 1952. With copy page from Korea Medal roll, (2) About Extremely fine
Private J. Willis, 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) Queens South Africa Medal, five clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 (4709 PTE J. WILLIS 2nd DRAGOON GDS) 1914 Star (4709 Pte J. WILLIS, 2/D.GDS) British War Medal and Victory Medal (2DG-4709 PTE J. WILLIS. 2-D.GDS). With copy medal index card, entered France 22nd November 1914 (the last qualifying date for the 1914 Star
Private J.H. Bender, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots. Queens South Africa Medal, three bars, Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Belfast and Kings South Africa Medal, two clasps, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 (6947 PTE J. BENDER. RL SCOTS) 1914 Star (6947 PTE J.H. BENDER. 2/R. SCOTS) Private Joseph Henry Bender, died 23rd March 1916 aged 41 whilst serving with the 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots. The Brother of Mrs A. McCarthy of 74A High Street, Poplar, London. He is buried in Dickebusch New Military Cemetery. Some contact wear, About very fine
Private James Veitch, Cameron Highlanders. 1914 Star and Bar, British War Medal and Victory Medal to 5557 Pte James Veitch, Cameron Highlanders. With mic - To France 13th September 1914, discharged 1919. Mounted as worn with original bar, some contact wear. Very fine
Private R. Ball, 21st London Regiment. British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to 5096 Private R. Ball, 21st London Regiment. Robert Ball, killed in action aged 25 on 15th September 1916, the son of George R.D. and Jane Ball of 133 Bird-in-Bush Road, Peckham and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. (2) Good very fine
Private T. Rowsell, Worcester Regiment 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, and War Medal 39-45, all unnamed as issued, in box of issue addressed to him in Worcester. Notes from family state 5253928 Private T. Rowsell, 16 Platoon, D Company, 7th Battalion, Worcester Regiment. Rowsell was taken Prisoner of War during 1942, and was involved in the building of the Bridge over the River Kwai. With photograph of Rowsell in uniform dated 7th December 1941, as well as two newsletters of the Southend Association incorporating the Jap Labour Camp Survivors Association. (3) Good very fine
Private T.H. Owen, 1st Shropshire Light Infantry 1914 Star, bar 5th August-22nd November (9773 Pte T.H. OWEN. 1/SHROPS:L.I.) British War Medal and Victory Medal (9773 A.CPL. T.H. OWEN. K.S.L.I.) Entered France on 10th September 1914. Court-mounted, Nearly extremely fine
Private W. Ings, 2nd London Regiment. British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to 5958 Private W. Ings, 2nd London Regiment. Killed in action 3rd May 1917. He is remembered on the Arras Memorial. (2) Good very fine
Punjab Masons Badge Punjab Masons Badge with blue enamel, the reverse stamped ‘Spencer, London’. Nearly extremely fine
QSA no clasp to 674 Pte T.Young Uitenhage Town Guard Condition NEF nicely toned
Quartermaster & Honorary Lieutenant L.H. Lebus, British Red Cross Society. British War Medal and Victory Medal (Q.M. & Lieut. L.H. Lebus) Quartermaster and Honorary Lieutenant Louis H. Lebus, B.R.C.S. & O. St. J.J. entered France and Flanders theatre of war on 2nd October 1914 – entitled to a 1914 Star. Served with the B.R.C.S. at an Allied Forces Base Hospital. Later a Temporary Hon. Captain. With copied medal index card. Nearly extremely fine
Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal, unnamed as issued in box of issue. Near Mint
Queens Golden Jubilee Medal 2002 named to Colonel D. Leech. Queens Golden Jubilee Medal 2002, in box of issue named to 511267 Colonel D. Leech. Entitled to the Cadet Forces Medal with 4 clasps. Nearly extremely fine
Queens South Africa Medal 1899-1902 two clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1901 (Tpr H. DUNN. NESBITT’S H.) With copy medal roll. Trooper Dunn was wounded at Philippolis on 1st November 1900. A town in the Orange Free State, 45km west of Springfontein. The town and district provided burghers for a Commando for the Orange Free State forces. The town personally surrendered by the landdrost on 21st March 1900 to Lt-Gen Sir W.F. Gatacre who had ridden over with a small escort from Springfontein Junction. On 18th October 1900 some 200 burghers under Cmdt G.J. Scheepers attacked the town. The resident magistrate H. Gostling, with 11 police and some hastily recruited 30 men for the town guard, held off attemps to overwhelm them until they were relieved on 24th October by a detachment of Imperial Yeomanry. In December 1900, the garrison was withdrawn. Prior to his invasion of the Cape Colony, Chief-Cmdt C.R. De Wet was in the town on 8th February 1901 and after his return was there again on 1st March. Here the commandos of Asst Chief-Cmdt J.B.M. Hertzog. Asst Chief-Cmdt P. Fourle and Cmdt G.A. Brand were dismissed to their districts. When De Wet reorganised his forces in March 1901, Hertzog took charge of Philippolis District. Condition Good very fine
Queens South Africa Medal, three clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Transvaal (2705 Pte. A. Bell, K.O. SCOT. BORD.) With copy roll page. Nearly extremely fine
Queens South Africa Medal, two clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (1913 CORPL. R. SADLER, E. SURREY REGt). With copy roll page confirming award of the 2 clasps. A few small edge-knocks, Generally very fine
Queens South Africa Medal, two claspss, Transvaal and South Africa 1901 (7037 Pte A. HONEYMAN, GORDON HIGHRS) With copy medal roll. Some edge-knocks, Generally very fine
Queens South Africa Medal,1899-1902 two clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1901 (TPR H.A. GREEN. GORRINGE’S F.C.). Court-mounted, one edge bruise at 8 o’clock, Condition Good very fine
Rare War Refugees letter Letter dated December 18 1914 from War Refugees Camp,Earls Court to Mrs Thompson re.gifts she sent in for the War Refugees also whether gifts would be accepted by Belgium women and to ask Miss Alexander of Aubrey House in Kensington as she has turned her house into a hospital for wounded Belgium soldiers letter signed. Famed and glazed measures 12"x9"
Relics from a Lancaster Mark 1 from 622 Squadron plane shot down April 45 by German night fighter attacking Kiel Harbour and sinking battleship Admiral Scheer. All the crew were killed apart from Sgt Lewis who was taken prisoner.
Republic of Venezuela Cross of the Armed Forces of Cooperation 70mm including wreath suspension x 53mm in gilt and enamel including full length of wrap over ribbon. No enamel damage. Condition EF
Rifleman Henry James Gerrard, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles 1914-15 Star (1-2448 PTE H.J. GERARD. R.IR:RIF) British War Medal and Victory Medal (3-2448 PTE H.J. GERARD. R.IR:RIF). Rifleman Henry James Gerrard, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles, died on 9th May 1915 and is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial. Gerard was born in Wandsworth and enlisted at Battersea. With CWGC details, SDGW details, 1911 Census details that indicate Henry would have been either 18 or 19yo at time of death. Unit war diary for the 8th/9th May 1915, which describe an attack on the German trenches and Rouges Blancs, and a list of the officer casualties for the attack. Good very fine
Rifleman Henry James Gerrard, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. 1914-15 Star (1-2448 PTE H.J. GERARD. R.IR:RIF) British War Medal and Victory Medal (3-2448 PTE H.J. GERARD. R.IR:RIF). Rifleman Henry James Gerrard, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles, died on 9th May 1915 and is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial. Gerard was born in Wandsworth and enlisted at Battersea. With CWGC details, SDGW details, 1911 Census details that indicate Henry would have been either 18 or 19yo at time of death. Unit war diary for the 8th/9th May 1915, which describe an attack on the German trenches and Rouges Blancs, and a list of the officer casualties for the attack. Good very fine
RLB Reichslandbund members badge 3rd form.
Royal Air Force Long Service Group of 4 to Chief Technician S.J. Ashdown, Royal Air Force Chief Technician S.J. Ashdown, Royal Air Force. Defence Medal and War Medal 39-45, both unnamed as issued.General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to 1233179 Sergeant S.J. Ashdown, Royal Air Force. Royal Air Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Eliz II, named to W1233178 Chief Technician S.J. Ashdown, Royal Air Force. Court-mounted for display. (4) Nearly extremely fine
Royal Air Force Long Service Medal Group of Six to Sergeant Perry, Royal Air Force. Sergeant B.F. Perry, Royal Air Force. 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 39-45, all unnamed as issued. General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya, and Royal Air Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Eliz II, both named to 534312 Sergeant B.F. Perry, Royal Air Force. Court-mounted for display. (6)Nearly extremely fine
Salver of Honour hand made in silver by the famous silversmith firm Kleeman of Munich. This unique piece was presented to the minister of postal services Dr.Wilhelm Ohnesorge on the 31/7/1938 for the 5th Das Braune Band von Deutschland(The Brown Ribbon of Germany) horse riding contest by the chairman of the board of trustees of the organising committee. This contest was the most prestigious horse riding event of the Third Reich. Engraved:Zur Erinnerung An Die 5 Austragung Des Brauen Bandes Von Deutschland on the outer rim. Herrn Reichminister DR. Ohnesorge Mitglied Des Kuratoriums Fur Das Braune Band Von Deutschland Munchen 31 Juli 1938 Prasident Des Kuratoriums,centre showing small eagle above and horse shoe below a wreath,text within wreath reads Das Braune Band Von Deutschland 1938. Weight approx 400 gms,Diameter approx 24cm.Hallmarked sterling silver.
Saudi Arabia Combat Medal Condition EF
Scarce early wartime letter dated 30th October 1914 from H.R.H. The Princes Mary's Sailor's and Soldiers Christmas Fund their address is Ritz Hotel,Piccadilly letter content is regards to gifts sent to the fund.Signed by Hon.Secretary Rowland Berkeley addressed to Mrs Thompson in Andover. Framed and glazed measures 12"x9"
Scarce early wartime letter re. Fund to Help to Belgian Soldiers Fund opened by the wife of the Belgian Military Attache in London. Letter is dated January 28th 1915 letter content is with regard to a box intended for Nurse Rask this to be sent to H.M.Elisabeth Queen of the Belgians letter to Mrs Thompson signed by Marie Maton with newspaper article cut out from Elisabeth Queen of the Belgians thanking the women of England to help keep bright the light of civilisation. Famed and glazed measures 11"x9"
Scarce Police Ambulance Service 1902 Coronation Medal 1902 Coronation Medal in bronze, Police Ambulance Service reverse named to H. Reilly. The naming is very faint, but a scarce medal with only 204 issued. Some bruising to both the obverse and the reverse of the medal. About Very fine
Section Leader Frank Allison, West Riding Constabulary Defence Medal, unnamed as issued. Special Constabulary Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, bar Long Service 1946 (SECT LDR FRANK ALLISON) With West Riding box of issue, and research. Served at Tadcaster, later as a Chief Inspector. Loose-mounted. (2) Good very fine
Sein Fein ,Falls Road,Belfast Jan 1977 Leaflet Titled The National Demand Brits Out Peace In demanding a British withdrawal now. Leaflet in very good condition.
September 1983 Ulster Support Separation For Loyalist Prisioners by the Voice of the Ulster Association. 16 page illustrated booklet
Sergeant J.W. Buxton, North Staffordshire Regiment 1914 Star, bar 5th August - 22nd November, British War Medal and Victory Medal (8083 Sjt J. BUXTON. 1/N.STAFF.R.) Sergeant J. Buxton, 3rd Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment, died 12th November 1918, buried at Stramshall (St. Michael) Churchyard. At one time served with the Kings African Rifles. Embarked 10th September 1914. Court-mounted. Good very fine
Signature of VC winner Brigadier Sir John Smyth on a letter dated 21st January 1972 with B&W photo of Smyth Obituary and full research. VC LG 29th June 1915. Served with 15th Ludhiana Sikhs Indian Army with full citation also awarded Military Cross and MID.
Signed postcard by Hoffman nr R27 with original autograph of U-Boat Captain Schultz in full uniform wearing his Knights Cross with oak leaves.
Signed postcard c2238 with original autograph of Oberst Molders nice strong signature. picture shows Molders wearing his Knights Cross with oak leaves.
Special Constabulary Pair to Sergeant L.J.W. Rose Sergeant Leonard J.W. Rose, Special Constabulary. War Medal 39-45, unnamed as issued. Special Constabulary Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Eliz II, named to Sergeant Leonard J.W. Rose. With box of issue, marked ‘Hertfordshire’. Loose-mounted. (2) Nearly extremely fine
SS Allach Munchner Kindl / Munich Maiden statuette. A very good quality Allach piece, finely crafted in a delicate manner. Measuring 6.5 inches high, by 2.3 inches on the square plinth. Corectly marked on the base with the 'SS' above the word 'Allach' and in addition the makers details - 'TH. Karner'. The number 81 is also present. In excellent condition and rare. 113566
SS Allach Vase SS Allach porcelain vase in white very attractive piece complete with all SS markings on base all commplete no damage Ignore 2nd shot this is another Allach vase we have with circular markings we will be uploading next week same price as white vase.
St. John Ambulance Medal named to 1130 T.D. Junkeer, Ceylon Police Corps, St John Ambulance Brigade 1932. Scarce to Ceylon Police. Good very fine
Stoker 2nd Class C.W. Buckmaster, Royal Fleet Reserve Victory Medal (S.S.118483 C.W. BUCKMASTER. STO.2. R.N.) Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo V (118483 CH.B.15123) C.W. BUCKMASTER. STO.1. R.F.R.) Good very fine
Sweetheart Brooch Dorsetshire Regiment by C.P.&Co. in 18ct Gold and green enamel. Condition EF
Thailand, Most Noble Order of the Thai Crown Instituted in 1869. Sash Badge of Multipart construction. Part Silver Gilt and enamelled with Thai Crown suspension device and loop. No Enamel Damage . Condition NEF
The Great War Medal Collectors Companion by Howard Williamson. The definitive reference work for collectors and researchers of Great War Campaign and Gallantry Medals.
The Historical Group of three to Miss Harrison, secretary to Lord Louis Mounbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. The historical group of three to Miss Maud .A. Harrison secretary to Lord Louis Mountbatten 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. The Order of St. John Officer Serving Sister, breast badge 4th type, Service Medal of the Order of St. John in Silver straight bar suspension unnamed, Bronze Medal Society of Science Letters and Art London named on reverse Maud A Harrison Prac Music Jun Div Mid 1902. With black and white photograph of Maud Harrison taken outside Broadlands in her uniform. Happy Christmas label to Dearest Maud with love and signed by Edwina Mountbatten inside named Miss Harrison. Original letter from Pamela Hicks Mountbatten's daughter to Maud dated 30th October 1979 from Broadlands Romsey Hampshire SO5 9ZD Telephone Romsey (0794) 513333 with Mountbatten's crest on top left hand side of letter. The letter is started by hand writing by Pamela Hicks Dear Maud the next part of the letter is typed: "Thank you for your sympathy which has been of great comfort at this terrible time. The loss of my father is irreparable but our family has been helped by the thousands of telegrams and letters we have received from all over the world. Whilst I appreciate them enormously it has meant that I have not been able to write and thank you nearly as soon as I would have liked. But I am deeply grateful for your kind thoughts and words which I will never forget. The remainder of the letter is hand written to Maud by Pamela Hicks "Mercifully Patricia can see again now. She and John are gradually recovering but broken hearts over poor little Nicholas do not make it easy. But we hope they will make a complete recovery in the end, although it will take some time. With much love ,from Pamela. With details of the Society of Science Letters and Arts London and details of Lady Pamela Hicks younger daughter of the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma by his wife the former Edwina Ashley. Through her father Hicks is a first cousin of Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh and the great-great grandchild of Queen Victoria and through her mother she is the second great- granddaughter of the 7th Earl of Shaftesbury. She was a bridesmaid to the Princess Elizabeth at her 1947 wedding to Prince Philip ,Duke of Edinburgh (her first cousin).As Lady-in-Waiting to Princess Elizabeth she was with her and the Duke of Edinburgh in Kenya when King George V1 died in 1952.In 1954 she accompanied the Queen on the Royal tour to Australia and New Zealand she is 687th in line for the throne. Lord Louis Mountbatten 1st Earl of Mountbatten of Burma was assassinated on the 27th August 1979 killed by the IRA who placed a bomb in his fishing boat Shadow V at Mullageemore County in Ireland his grandson Nicholas was killed along with two others a total of four killed in the explosion. Shadow V was moored in the harbour at Mullaghmore IRA member Thomas McMahon had slipped onto the unguarded boat at night and attached a radio controlled bomb .The bomb was detonated the boat was just a few hundred yards from the shore the boat was destroyed Mountbatten's legs were almost blown off he was aged 79 and was pulled alive from the water by fisherman but died from his injuries before being brought to shore. Also killed were his grandson Nicholas aged 14 also Paul Maxwell a young crew member and Doreen Lady Brabourne aged 83 died of her injuries the following day.The IRA claimed responsibility for the execution of Mountbatten. On the 5th September 1979 Mountbatten received a ceremonial funeral at Westminster Abbey which was attended by the Queen Mountbatten was buried in Romsey Abbey. The killing of Mountbatten was a black day in British History an important historical group with connections to the Royal family. Medals court mounted, (3)Extremely fine
Tibet 1903 in Silver .123 Dvr. Ghsalassa Hussain. 5th Mule Cadre. Condition GVF
Twenty copies of Lodestar magazine 1985 - 1991 -92 which was the last issue published by Sanctuary Press founded by Oswald Mosley of the Black Shirts together with letter from Sanctuary Press that the 1992 issue would be the last issue and the magazine will be suspended signed by Robert Low Editor of Action. Magazines in excellent condition and scarce.
Tyne Garrison Medal 1914-18, in memory of the Great War and for services rendered to the Tyne Garrison Christmas 1918 silver hallmarked to reverse. Extremely fine
VDA (German Traditions and Lifestyle in Foreign Countries Union) membership badge 2nd type.Maker stamped Ges Gesch.
Victory Medal (33006 PTE T. HIGSON. R.W.F.) Generally very fine
Volunteer Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR , named to 329 Lance Sergeant J. Hall, 1st Volunteer Battalion, Prince of Wales N.S. Regiment 1872x95. Good very fine
Volunteer Force Long Service Medal to Hartell, East India Railway Volunteer Rifles Volunteer Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo V, named to Lance Sergeant A.L. Hartell, East India Railway Volunteer Rifles. Suspender slack, Very fine or better
Watercolor Painting by Monamy Swain British artist 1754-1793 of a coastal scene with boats and fisherman. Monamy Swain was an English painter whose father Francis was himself a successful marine painter. The first record of him is at a 1769 exhibition of the Free Society of Artists he exhibited two marine paintings at the Free Society of Artists in 1771 and 1772. .The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich have four paintings by him one is dated 1793 and a fifth dated 1793 is generally attributed to him shows Victory leaving the Channel flying Lord Hood's flag. Two of his paintings Shipping of Hurst Castle/Shipping of Calshot Castle were sold by Sotheby's for £3120.00 in October 2005. With full research and we are pleased to offer this painting at a reasonable price considering what two of his paintings sold for in 2005. The painting measures 20"x17" and is signed by the artist in the bottom left hand corner with his initials "M.S." painting is framed within a gold mount with small white border around painting. The gilt wood frame in which the painting is housed dates from C1820. Please add £20.00 parcel force delivery charge as no delivery charge will be shown on your invoice.
Watercolour painting by Captain Henry Neale Baker Royal Navy 1766-1832 Coastal Watercolour by Capt. H.N.Baker R.N. 1766-1832. Verso Old Label reads Capt. Henry Neale Baker R.N.1766-1832 written in old ink. Painting measures 15"x12" including frame. Nice quality watercolour done by a naval officer in the early 18th Century. Ready to hang
WW1 German Bracelet Engraved on inside of bracelet with recipients name and dated 1914-15 in good condition
WW1 Weimar Reservists Decorative Commemorative Waterbottle. Complete with the glass bottle intact with the metal casing, which shows the Barometer measurements on the reverse, and also the shot cup. The Front bearing the coloured card label with the inscription; Parole Heimat' and below; Zur Erinnerung an Meine Dienstzeit'. The carrying cord is also present.
WW2 Pair to D.R. Butterworth Mr D.R. Butterworth, Military Forces. Defence Medal and War Medal 39-45, both unnamed as issued. In Royal Army Service Corps and Army Catering Corps box of issue, addressed to Mr D.R. Butterworth, 141 Dickenson Road, Birchfields Park, Manchester 14. (2) Extremely fine