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WWI British Officers Trench/Campaign Lantern and Case to Lt M.E.C. Baggallay of the 11th Hussars. 21584. - 21584
Mervyn Eric Claude Baggallay was educated at Eton College Windsor prior to joining the British Army. He was a Lieutenant in the 11th Hussars (The 11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army established in 1715. It saw service for three centuries including the First World War and Second World War but then amalgamated with the 10th Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales Own) to form the Royal Hussars in 1969). The quality black painted lantern has a copper coloured plate ‘The Koomah Regd’ to the front. The lantern would have been used by Lieutenant Baggallay in the trenches of WWI. It has 3 glazed windows, 3 bevelled *two heat cracked but intact* and one plain. Measuring 12 x 13cm and 36 cm high including chimney, not including legs. The original wooden handle is still intact. The black metal copper coloured metal lined case has a separate accessory space within. The front has been professionally inscribed with the owners name and regiment. The case measures ; 42 x 21 ½ x 15 ½ cm and has a lockable front latch and handle. This piece warrants more investigation. The price includes UK delivery. 21584.

WWII British Mk2 Dial Sight for 3" Mortar. O 2115. - O 2115
The Ordnance ML 3-inch mortar was the United Kingdom's standard mortar used by the British Army from the early 1930s to the late 1960s, superseding the Stokes mortar. Initially handicapped by its short range compared to similar Second World War mortars, improvements of the propellant charges enabled it to be used with great satisfaction by various armies of the British Empire and of the Commonwealth. The early 3in mortars originated were first used in WW1 and this basic design was improved during the interwar years and as a result the ML 3in was the standard medium mortar used by British and Commonwealth countries in WW2 and beyond. Improvements were made during 1942 which allowed for greater range and these were called Mk. II LR (Longer Range) and they were issued in 1943. The ML 3in was issued to mortar platoons at battalion level. In good condition *see images* Serial No; MR248A. The price includes UK delivery. O 2115.

M28 Fuze Setter for 105 mm Pack Howitzer and Transport Case. O 2114. - O 2114
M28 fuze setter for M563 MTSQ (mechanical time super quick) fuze. M28 fuze setter spanner. (An artillery fuze or fuse is the type of munition fuze used with artillery munitions, typically projectiles fired by guns (field, anti-aircraft, coast and naval), howitzers and mortars). The spanner is made from ordnance steel and is circular in shape. A rubber covered carry handle also acts as the spanner handle during fuze setting operations. The fuze setter is engraved with timing ring scales marked in minutes and seconds. A wing nut secures the settings for fuze adjustments. Approx length 9", Approx width 8.5", Approx weight 9.5lbs Setter Fuze, M28 Serial No. 09531. The setter and original carry case are in very good condition. The price includes UK delivery. O 2114.

WWI Officers British Sam Browne Holster for Webley MK VI .455" Calibre Service Revolvers. L 248. - L 248
A superb condition brown leather holster, dated 1915 for the Webley MK VI .455" Calibre Service Revolvers (The Webley Revolver (also known as the Webley Top-Break Revolver or Webley Self-Extracting Revolver) was, in various designations, a standard issue service revolver for the armed forces of the United Kingdom, and countries of the British Empire and the Commonwealth of Nations, from 1887 to 1970). It has a full flap cover with single brass stud and has a retaining strap with eyelet stitched to the body. It has a large rear belt loop with original brass bar and hook for attachment to Sam Browne belt rigs. All leather is rich and supple and the stitching is intact. The price includes UK delivery. L 248.

Pair of Handmade Real Leather Air gun/Rifle Pellet Pouches .177 & .22 with Brass Hangers. 21563. - 21563
A pair of beautifully handmade leather pellet pouches with brass hangers and press studs. The thick leather is dome shaped with mouthpieces intricately cut out for access, and hinged with leather straps, fastening tightly with brass press studs. The larger .22 pouch measures 14cm from base to top of the hanger, around 5cm in depth. The smaller .177 pouch measures 11cm from base to top of hanger, around 3cm in depth. Both are in excellent order with a nice patina. The price includes UK delivery. 21563. (Bandolier Box)

British, WW2, 1943 Dated Mills 36M Hand Grenade Wooden Transit Box for Twenty Five 36M Grenades. - O 2112
This is an original British WW2, 1943 dated wooden transit box that originally held 25 Mills 36M hand grenades. The box has two steel hinges on one side on the lid and two steel locking straps opposite. The lid an all 4 sides are profusely stenciled as follows the lid is stenciled in white HAND GRENADES with EXPLOSIVES underneath in yellow. The sides are stenciled 25 GRENADES MAM FRAG MK in white S4GGA EA-1-43 (January 1943 date) in yellow LOT in white. Also 37 lbs 020 CU FT SHIPPING TICKET MO in white and LOT EA 1-43 in yellow, (see photographs). The 25 grenade box is harder to find than the 12 grenade wooden box. This box will be additional to any good collection or museum display for the 80th anniversary of the D Day. See pages 111-119 in ‘GRENADE’ British & Commonwealth Hand & Rifle Grenades by Rick Landers. The price includes U.K. delivery. O 2113

Early WW2 .50 Browning M17 Ammunition Chest for Gun Mounting. - O 2112
This is an early WW2 ammunition box containing belted for the .50 Browning machine gun and was fitted onto the ammunition cradle. This design of M17 box was quickly superseded by theM2e box, the problems with the M17 box was that it did not have a waterproof lid with a gasket, the boxes were not stackable and the lid was hinged forward or rearward, unlike the M2 box which was side hinged and was quickly detachable. The steel M17 box was introduce into service in March 1942 replacing the aluminium version and was superseded in September 1942 by the M2 all steel box. The chest retains most of its original green painted finish and is stencilled on the front in black CHEST. AMMUNITION CAL .50 M17 and has a simple clasp fastening. The case retains its original riveted on webbing strap. The price includes U.K. delivery. O 2112

American Korean War Era, 1952 Dated, M1 Garrand Rifle Wooden Ammunition box for 384 Rounds of .30 Ammunition in Bandoleers. - O 2111
This is an original American wooden box that originally contained 384 rounds of .30 calibre ammunition in bandoleers. This type if box was used in World War 2 and continued after. This is a Korean War era wooden box is stencilled on the inside RIVERSIDE BOX CO. DEC. 1952 (December 1952) on the inside. The box is in excellent condition and is profusely stencilled as to the contents on the sides and lid. The box is complete with both zinc plated closing straps and turn screws. The price includes U.K. delivery. O 2111

Imperial German, WW1, Maxim MG 08 double row, zinc plated, steel ammunition box. - O 2110
This is an original Imperial German WW1 zinc plated double row steel ammunition box that would have held 2 belts of 8x57 rounds for the MG 08 Maxim machine gun. The box has a zinc plated partition in it and has a heavy duty lipped lid hinged at on end and is opened by pressing a double catch together. The lid does not detach and the box has folding 3 steel handles, one attached to the lid and the other two attached to both ends. The handles are attached to the box by steel rivets. the ammunition box still has the internal divider which is usually missing form post war use. The price for this double row ammunition box includes U.K. delivery. O 2110

Original German WWII M1931 Pattern Zeltbahn. MISC 915. - MISC 915
Second World War period German Army issue multi-purpose cape. The M1931 pattern Zeltbahn was the first mass-produced item used by the German military to be made of camouflage print material. The zeltbahn was a multi-purpose item of personal equipment and could be used as a groundsheet for cleaning weapons in the field; as a shelter when three more could be buttoned together to form a four-man tent; and as a form of camouflaged over-garment when buttoned together in one of its many configurations. The wearer could use it on foot, horseback or cycle. When not in use the soldier would roll the zeltbahn and secure it to his equipment by two leather straps, worn on the back. Made of windproof and waterproof material, the zeltbahn was often used as the base material by unit tailors and individuals to make other non-regulation garments such as field caps, shorts, shirts and jackets. This practice was particularly popular in Italy, Russia and Western Europe in the later stages of the Second World War. A cape/shelter square-shaped cape 143 x 152 cm made of high density water-repellent cotton material printed both sides with splinter pattern camouflage ('splittermuster') of brown and dark green angular patterns on light khaki/green field. Light green 'rain pattern' verticals are overprinted onto the whole design. One side is of a lighter shade to the other. To the centre is fitted an aperture, so that the wearer might use it as poncho. Fitted to edges are 30 *6 absent* metal dished buttons, with 21 button holes and 10 larger metal grommets, two to each corner and two to the edge. The price includes UK delivery. MISC 915. (Box 4 with Flags)
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