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‘MEMENTO OF THE GREAT WAR’ Original WW1 British No.5 Mills Hand Grenade Hollow Casing Period Converted To Ink Well 1915 Regd No 651542 With Porcelain Ink Pot Insert On Pen Holder Plinth. Sn 16573 - 16573
This is an original WW1 British No.5 Mills Hand Grenade hollow casing period converted to ink well. The top of the casing has been factory cut and hinged to provide a lid and the body contains a white Porcelain pot for ink. The edges of the pot have some chips but it is still able to hold ink as it should. The segmented casing is bolted to its original heavy square glazed ceramic plinth the top edges of which are grooved to hold pens / quills. The bolt, nut can be accessed from the underside to remove the casing from the plinth if required. The underside of the plinth is cast with indistinct Registration numbers which appear to be ‘ Reg No 6-2414 and 1116-9’. The front aspect of the plinth has ‘MEMENTO OF THE GREAT WAR ACTUAL HAND GRENADE CASTING AS USED BY THE ALLIES’ In yellow. The rear aspect has ‘Regd No 651542.’ & ‘1915’ date. The plinth measures 4”x4”x1 ¼” and the height of the whole piece with grenade mounted and lid closed is 4 ½”. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16573
£225.00

WW2 Era Steel Cased, Nazi German Kriegsmarine U-Boat Radio Room R2 Radione 5 Valve Short Wave Radio Broadcast Receiver By Nikolaus Eltz Wien. N 518 - N 518
5 valve, steel cased German R2 Radione broadcast receivers were introduced in 1939. Steel cased versions were used on board Kriegsmarine U-Boats and were part of their listed radio room equipment to monitor public broadcasts for intelligence purposes and provide crew entertainment by piping music through the U-Boat on down time. Bakelite cased versions of the R2 Radione were manufactured for public use. A contemporary image of an R2 set in radio room use is illustrated in image 3. This is an excellent, original steel cased Kriegsmarine U-Boat R2 Radione set. The set has been examined internally and all component parts are present but we have not had it working. It is sold as seen without power lead and we cannot give any guarantee regarding functionality. The set has the correct original knobs, tuning dial and switches. The steel casing retains its original green paint and is undamaged and without dents. The top of the casing has its original leather carry handle. The rear of the casing has a central screw bolt which unscrews to allow the rear panel to be removed and allows access to the internal components. The underside of the case has an identification plate with model designation ‘R2’ maufacturer detail (illustrated), serial number ‘1449’ & voltage information ‘110-220/6’. The front of the casing has a metal Radione shield badge. The set measures 12” x 13 ½” x 6 ½”. The price includes UK delivery. N 518
£675.00

19th Century Bronzed Metal Bust Of Imperial German Kaiser Wilhelm I, Artist Signed Signed ‘C. Keil F.E.C E.M.S’ & Manufacturer Signed 'Guss. H. Gladenbeck U Sohn Friedrichshagen'. Sn 16708 - 16708
Wilhelm I. 22 March 1797 – 9 March 1888) of the House of Hohenzollern, was King of Prussia from 2 January 1861 and the first German Emperor from 18 January 1871 to his death, the first Head of State of a united Germany. Under the leadership of William and his Minister President Otto von Bismarck, Prussia achieved the unification of Germany and the establishment of the German Empire. Carl Keil (1838-1889) began his artistic training with the court sculptor Emil Hopfgarten in Biebrich, became a pupil of Friedrich Drake in Berlin in 1857, made a study trip to Antwerp in 1861, and then to Copenhagen and Paris. His first independent works were the weapon made for the Palace of Count von Waldersdorf in Wiesbaden with two lions in sandstone. Keil's other work is the bust of Emperor Wilhelm I. From 1869 on the façade of the Wilhelmsheilanstalt in Wiesbaden. This is an excellent, bronzed metal bust of Kaiser Wilhelm I by the artist Kiel, made in the 19th Century by 'Guss. H. Gladenbeck U Sohn Friedrichshagen'. The hollow cast bust features the Kaiser in military uniform mounted with honours & medals set on a plinth. The underside of the bust front has cast lettering ‘Kaiser Wilhelm I Deutscher Kaiser’ and the rear underside is signed by the artist C. Keil and further stamped by the manufacturer 'Guss. H. Gladenbeck U Sohn Friedrichshagen'. The bottom of the bust has a bar with hole for mounting. The bust measures 14” height x 10 ¾” width and weighs 3.520 Kg. The price for this impressive bust includes UK delivery. Sn 16708
£595.00

C1950’s Sturdy Fitted Wood & Leather Construction Shotgun Cartridge Magazine Transit Case To Hold 8 Boxes Of Shotgun Cartridges. Sn 16572 - 16572
This magazine made C1950’s is made of sturdy leather covered wood. It measures 13 ½”x 5” x 12” when closed (including handle). It has a hinged lid, reinforced brass edges, leather security straps with buckles, reinforced stitched seams and brass lock with fastener. The lock without key has a Mountain Goat trade mark. The case has a padded leather carry handle. Internally the case is separated into 3 sections fitted to hold up to 8 shotgun cartridge boxes. Each section has a separate leather quick release flap and the case is lined with green felt. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16572
£295.00

WW2 Era Imperial Japanese Navy Rising Sun Battle Flag. Sn 16561 - 16561
The Imperial Japanese Army first adopted the Rising Sun Flag in 1870. The Imperial Japanese Army and the Imperial Japanese Navy both had a version of the flag; the Naval ensign was off-set, with the red sun closer to the lanyard side, while the army's version was centred. This is an original WW2 Japanese Navy Battle Flag. The flag measures 35 ½” x 22”. It is made of white cotton and has the correct dramatic printed Naval off-set blood red rising sun with printed sun rays. The flag has a 2” hem with typically stitched in original cord for pole mounting. The flag has small areas of staining but no holes or mothing. There are no visible manufacturer or size markings on this flag. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16561
£295.00

Large, WW2 Era Imperial Japanese Navy Rising Sun Battle Flag. Sn 16334 - 16334
The Imperial Japanese Army first adopted the Rising Sun Flag in 1870. The Imperial Japanese Army and the Imperial Japanese Navy both had a version of the flag; the Naval ensign was off-set, with the red sun closer to the lanyard side, while the army's version was centred. This is an original WW2 Japanese Naval Battle Flag. The flag measures 8 Feet 6 Inches x 4 Feet 8 Inches. It is made of white cotton and has the correct stitched dramatic Naval off-set blood red rising sun which is 2 feet in diameter with stitched panel sun rays. The flag has a 2” hem with rope and wood toggle for pole mounting. The flag has small areas of service wear and old stable mothing. There are no visible manufacturer or size markings on this flag. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16334
£475.00

Victorian British Naval Bosun’s ‘Press Gang’ Cord Cosh With Cord Bound Integral Weighted Ends & Leather Wrist Strap . MISC 877 - MISC 877
This is an original, Victorian era cosh in the form used by Royal Navy Press gangs when ‘pressing’ men into Naval service. Those resisting ‘the press’ would often face assault and restraint to enforce their ‘recruitment’. The cosh has a wood shaft and measures 10 ¾” overall length. The shaft is fitted with a leather wrist strap, which slides along the shaft allowing it to be used at either end of the cosh. The shaft has weighted cord bound ‘club’ head ends which double as pommel ends for striking and to assist grip. The club heads have some scuffing consistent with age and use. The price includes UK delivery. MISC 877
£195.00

Victorian British Naval Bosun’s ‘Press Gang’ Cord Bound Cosh With Integral Weighted Ends. MISC 876 - MISC 876
This is an original, Victorian era cosh in the form used by Royal Navy Press gangs when ‘pressing’ men into Naval service. Those resisting ‘the press’ would often face assault and restraint to enforce their ‘recruitment’. The weighted cosh heads are tightly bound in waxed or lacquered cord and the flexible shaft bound in leather. The cosh measures 12” length. The weighted ‘club’ head ends double as pommel ends for striking and to assist grip. The price includes UK delivery. MISC 876
£195.00

SOLD SOLD (30/09) Victorian British Naval Bosun’s ‘Press Gang’ Cord Bound Cosh With Integral Weighted Ends & Metal Horse Head Embossed Caps. MISC 875 - MISC 875
This is an original, Victorian era cosh in the form used by Royal Navy Press gangs when ‘pressing’ men into Naval service. Those resisting ‘the press’ would often face assault and restraint to enforce their ‘recruitment’. The cosh is tightly bound in waxed or lacquered cord. The cosh measures 11 ½” length. The shaft has weighted ‘club’ head ends which double as pommel ends for striking and to assist grip. Each end has a stepped metal discs with embossed Horse’s heads which are 1.5cm diameter. The price for this unusual piece includes UK delivery. MISC 875
£0.00

Victorian British Naval Bosun’s ‘Press Gang’ Cord Bound Cosh With Integral Weighted Ends. MISC 874 - MISC 874
This is an original, Victorian era cosh in the form used by Royal Navy Press gangs when ‘pressing’ men into Naval service. Those resisting ‘the press’ would often face assault and restraint to enforce their ‘recruitment’. The cosh is tightly bound in waxed or lacquered cord. The cosh measures 9 ½” length and has a plaited wrist cord. The shaft has weighted ‘club’ head ends which double as pommel ends for striking and to assist grip. The price for this unusual piece includes UK delivery. MISC 874
£195.00
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