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19th Century Indian Fighting Spear With Pierced Blade & Ebonised Wood Shaft. Sn 14797 (Swords & Edged Weapons) - 14797
This is a very good quality Indian Fighting spear made in the 19th century. It measures 65” overall length. It has an ebonised wood shaft with 6” leaf shaped blade. The blade is pierced with an intricate heart design and sits on top of a pierced clover heads and tooled steel shaft. The blade including steel shaft measures 14” length. The base of the wood shaft is fitted with a 1 ¾” length brass band. The spear is straight with no damage. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14797
£345.00

Complete and Original WW1 'Der Weltkrieg' (World War) 1914-1918 German Commemorative Cigarette Card Album By Cigaretten-Bilderdienst Dresden. Sn 14401:2 - 14401:2
Original and complete cigarette card collector's book titled Der Weltkrieg (The World War) compiled in Germany in 1937 as a commemoration of World War I. This scrapbook for cigarette cards from the 1930s provides an invaluable pictorial record of World War I. It captures the German perspective of the War in picture and writing and functions as a reference book for multiple generations. It features 270 full-colour cigarette cards, all are present and securely fixed, illustrating significant German battles and events. The scrapbook was issued by Cigaretten-Bilderdienst Dresden. This scrapbook captures the German perspective of World War I in pictures and writing. Themes such as nationalism, armed forces, everyday life during the war and stereotypical images of the enemy forces are referenced by the visual iconography. Through the chapters the progression of the war is illustrated. The individual sections are organised around each year of the war, 1914-18. The introduction to each chapter lists the different theatres and progression of the war. This summary is followed by sections, which under individual headings like 'Reason and Start of War', display cigarette cards and a short description of the image on that card. The first chapter also features a map of Belgium, France, Germany and parts of Switzerland in 1914 with the German armies and their campaigns. The appendix features cards depicting life behind the front line, the war in the colonies, and Germany's enemies. While the cigarette cards are in colour, the chapters are predominantly printed in sepia. The exception are maps of the East and West front, and the battles in Italy, Serbia and the Orient, which took place in 1915. The book measures 13 3/4" x 10 1/4". The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14401:2
£145.00

WW2 Period Aluminium Wash Bowl And Leather Bound Carrier Top With Labels To Major F.C. Green, 'M.C.' of the Royal Tank Regiment. Sn 14334 - 14334
This is a WW2 period aluminium wash bowl and leather bound top which belonged to Major F. C. Green M.C. of the Royal Tank Regiment. The Royal Tank Regiment (RTR) is the oldest tank unit in the world, being formed by the British Army in 1916 during the Great War. Today, it is the armoured regiment of the British Army's 1st Armoured Infantry Brigade. Formerly known as the Tank Corps and the Royal Tank Corps, it is part of the Royal Armoured Corps. Major Green was in the 4th Royal Tank Regiment. The 4th and the 7th had been destroyed fighting side by side in Tobruk but the Army Board took the decision that neither would be lost in the Order of Battle. It was a singular recognition of what they had together achieved during their remarkable history. This washbowl and top is complete with labels, one brown label attached by string showing it was owned by "Major F. C. Green MC Royal Tank Regt. Empire Ke. - Port Said" and on the reverse "Via Liverpool St and Waterloo To Southampton Central". The top is 16" across with a leather rolled stitched edge. One label says "Cabin". The washbowl top is in excellent condition. It has four leather tongues through which a thin leather strap is threaded and secured with a steel buckle. The aluminium basin is 15" in diameter and is 4 1/2" deep. It is in good condition. It is nicely stamped with "British Made Diamond Pure Aluminium". The price includes Uk delivery. Sn 14334
£195.00

British Cloth Construction Royal Navy White Ensign Ship’s Flag (68”x32”) With Hanging Rope & Brass Fittings Sn 14375 - 14375
The White Ensign is an ensign flown on British Royal Navy ships and shore establishments. It consists of a red St George's Cross on a white field with the Union Flag in the upper canton. Our example made of cloth has just light areas of staining consistent with age and holes or mothing. It measures 68”x32”. One edge is fitted with its original hanging rope with brass hooks at either edge and 4 brass fittings to assist hanging. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14375
£245.00

British Ship's Brass Bulkhead Clock With 60 Seconds Time Keeping Feature and Key By T. L. Ainsley Ltd. South Shields, England. Sn 14230 - 14230
An original British made ships Brass Bulkhead Clock by T. L. Ainsley of South Shields, England. Thomas L. Ainsley made precision instruments from 1858-1886. This example has a 6" diameter face which is clean and 1-12 hour markings in Roman numerals with black metal hour and minute hands together with an inner 1 1/4” diameter 60 second timer roundel with second hand indicator. The clock case is brass and comes with a key. The face also has an adjustable slow-fast slider in a slot for fine tuning the time keeping. There is also a hole for key winding. The face is marked with "T.L. Ainsley Ltd. South Shields". The face is covered by a glazed hinged top. The clock case measures 6 1/2” in diameter and is 3 1/4" deep. The case has a mounting brass flange, and four factory drilled holes for wall mounting. This clock is fully functioning, keeping precise time. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14230
£345.00

Early 20th Century British AM ‘Air Ministry’ Marked Brass Bulkhead Clock With 60 Seconds Time Keeping Feature & Original Key. Sn 14293 - 14293
An original British form brass bulkhead clock. This example has a 5” diameter white enamel face which is clean with brass metal hour and minute hands together with an inner 1 ¼” diameter 60 second timer roundel with black metal second hand indicator. The clock case is brass and comes with its key. The face also has an adjustable slow-fast slider in a slot for fine tuning the time keeping. There is also a hole for key winding. There are no manufacturer marks on the exterior of this piece. The face is covered by a hinged glazed brass rimmed cover. The inside of the cover’s rim is marked ‘AM’ most likely ‘Air Ministry’ (illustrated). The rim has a small brass post to assist opening. The clock case measures 6” in diameter and is 3” deep with face cover closed. The rim of the case has 3 drilled holes for wall mounting. This clock has recently been cleaned and serviced. It is fully functioning, keeping precise time. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14293
£345.00

1910-1939 Large, British Prescott Clock Company (Liverpool) Naval Ship's Brass Bulkhead Clock Mounted On Wood Plaque With Original Key. Sn 14229 - 14229
Established in 1889 the Prescot Watch Factory was of great significance to the historic fabric of Knowsley Liverpool with this building playing a key role in the industrial growth of the Region (during WW1 the factory building became the PALS barracks, and it later housed Tinling’s printers, a copy of a contemporary image of the original factory is illustrated in image 3). The Company was renamed the Prescot Clock Company after 1910 and in 1939 the Company re-styled itself the ’Prescott Mechanism Co’. This is an original large British brass bulkhead ship’s Clock by the Prescot Clock Co. This example has a 7” diameter face which is clean with black metal hour and minute hands and adjustable ‘SF’ (Slow Fast) adjustment slider for fine tuning. The face is marked by the manufacturer ‘Prescot Clock Co Prescot’. There is also a hole for key winding. The clock case is brass. The face is covered by a hinged, glazed, brass rimmed cover. The clock case measures 10” in diameter and is 5” deep with cover closed. The rim of the case has 6 factory drilled holes for wall mounting and comes with its original brass key stamped ‘Made In England Popular Progress’ & with number ‘10’. The clock is fully functioning and keeps good time. The clock is mounted to an 11” diameter octagonal wood plaque which is ½” thick. The rear of the plaque is covered with green felt & has a hole reinforced with metal for wall mounting on a hook. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14229
£475.00

Victorian Cast Iron 'Door Stop' Depicting Lord Kitchener On Horse Back Mounted On A Metal Plinth. Misc. 858 - Misc 858 / 5649
This is a contemporary door stop of Lord Kitchener who won fame in 1898 for winning the Battle of Omdurman. thus securing control of the Sudan. For this he was given the title 'Lord Kitchener of Khartoum'. As Chief of Staff in the second Boer war, he played a key role in Lord Roberts Conquest of the Boer Republics. He then succeeded Roberts as Commander in Chief. After spells in India and Egypt he returned to Britain and in 1914 became Secretary of State for War. His face was well known on the famous @Your Country Needs You' posters. He died on 5th June 1916on H.M.S. Hampshire when the ship struck a German mine. This is a nice contemporary door stop of a National hero. It is in very good condition and undamaged. The price includes UK delivery. Misc. 858
£125.00

MINT, Early WW2 1940 British WD Military Barometer / Altimeter By Reynolds, Son & Wardale London With Original WW2 1939 Dated Leather Case By F.Ltd. Sn 14260 - 14260
This is an original cased early WW2 British Military Barometer / Altimeter in near mint fully functioning condition. The instrument is brass cased which is stamped on the rear with the British War Department 'Broad Arrow'. Also on the rear is a slot headed screw head for adjusting the instrument. The case is mounted with a lanyard ring. The instrument has a glazed face. The white card face and rotating metal pointer arm are in excellent condition. The face is marked on the inside of the scale in inches from 24-31 and around the outside in atmospheric pressure from 0-7000 feet. In the centre it has "Compensated" (compensated for temperature changes) and manufacturer detail ‘T.A. Reynolds, Son & Wardale Ltd London B472’ and dated ‘1940’. The barometer/altimeter comes in a fitted leather case which is in excellent condition with original red felt lining. The case has its original leather strap with buckle to secure the lid. The body of the case is impressed with date ‘1939’ and manufacturer mark ‘F.Ltd’. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14260
£475.00

Cast Bronzed Spelter Figure Depicting ‘A Blacksmith With Hammer Working At His Anvil’ An Image Long Associated With The British Army REME (Corps Of Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers) With Marble Plinth REME Soldier Retirement Gift Sn 14269 - 14269
This is an excellent 12” tall (overall), beautifully detailed, Bronzed Spelter Figure depicting ‘A Blacksmith With Hammer Working At His Anvil’ An Image Long Associated With The British Army REME. The figure was presented to a Soldier who served in the REME on his retirement. The cast figure is well modelled with no defects in the casting. There are no manufacturer, retailer or artists signatures on this piece. The figure is mounted on a 5”x4”x1 ½” marble plinth which has no damage and has a green felt covering to the base. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14269
£145.00
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