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WW1 Era British Field Made Tree Branch Nail Spiked Trench Fighting Club Mounted With Herefordshire & Northamptonshire Regiment Metal Cap Badges & Fitted With Leather Wrist Cord. MISC 885 - MISC 885
During WW1 Military Units on both sides improvised their own trench warfare weapons which they saw as being of more use than issued weapons, when fighting hand to hand. This is an original, WW1 British Trench Club. The club field made from a section of tree branch measures 23” overall length. The head of the wood is studded with heavy duty iron nails. The wood has all the patina of a field made weapon of this age, no damage and no woodworm. All nails have just light surface rust to be expected but are secure. The shaft is mounted with 2 period metal British Regiment cap badges, one of the Herefordshire Regiment (in the First World War elements of the Regiment landed at Suvla Bay in Gallipoli in August 1915, and then having been evacuated in December 1915, transferred to Egypt. They were redeployed to the Western Front in June 1918). The other badge is of the Northamptonshire Regiment (at the outbreak of WW1 elements of the Regiment landed at Le Havre as part of 2nd Brigade in the 1st Division in August 1914 for service on the Western Front). The butt end of the wood shaft has an iron ring fitted with later leather wrist cord. The price for this hard to find reminder of the brutal nature of trench warfare includes UK delivery. MISC 885
£295.00

WW1 Era British Field Made Tree Branch Nail Spiked Trench Fighting Club. MISC 884 - MISC 884
During WW1 Military Units on both sides improvised their own trench warfare weapons which they saw as being of more use than issued weapons, when fighting hand to hand. This is an original, WW1 British Trench Club. The club field made from a section of tree branch measures 26 ½” overall length. The head of the wood is studded with heavy duty iron nails. The wood has all the patina of a field made weapon of this age, no damage and no woodworm. All nails have just light surface rust to be expected but are secure. The butt end of the wood shaft has an iron ring for wrist cord. The price for this hard to find reminder of the brutal nature of trench warfare includes UK delivery. MISC 884
£275.00

**VERY RARE**Original, WW1 Era British Tank Driver’s Armoured Leather ‘Splatter’ Face Mask With Chain Mail Veil & Original Correct Double Cloth Tape Ties. Sn 18043 - 18043
This is a very rare, original WW1 British Tank Driver’s Steel & Leather ‘Splatter’ Face Mask With Chain Mail Veil. The steel mask with slotted steel eye guard protection and ridged nose guard is leather covered and has a padded chamois leather backing. It has its original, correct double cloth head ties either side of the eye guards and original chain mail veil to protect the driver’s mouth and chin. The steel, leather and material are clean & intact. The price for this very rare piece of WW1 tanker’s equipment includes UK delivery. Sn 18043
£1,250.00

Large, Framed Original WW2 Japanese 'Yosegaki Hinomaru' (Or Good Luck) Battle Flag. Sn 18125:4 - 18125:4
This is a nice original large, WW2 Japanese 'yosegaki hinomaru' or good luck Battle Flag. It is made of white silk and has a central vivid red painted roundel surrounded by numerous Japanese script signatures. The flag has some staining and fraying consistent with age. 2 corners of the flag have their original leather tabs with cord for pole hanging. The Flag is contained in it's lightweight plastic frame with clear celluloid panel. This item including frame measures 39” x 28 ½” x ½”. The price for this nice WW2 Japanese flag which is framed and ready for wall mounting includes UK delivery. Sn 18125:4
£375.00

British Officers WW1 1915 Hallmarked Quality Silver Folding Cigarette Case By A and J Zimmerman - MISC 883
This is a quality good sized English Sterling silver British officers WW1 folding silver cigarette case made by A and J Zimmerman. The case measures 3 ½ inches square and is curved in shape. The case is kept closed by a spring strap and there are two elastic straps to keep the cigarettes secure when the case is carried and opened. The cigarette case has a vertical striped pattern engraved on the front and rear of the case together with a monogram J P McV engraved in the cartouche. The case weighs 4.32 ounces and has a gilt finish to the inside. The case is hallmarked sterling silver to A and J Zimmerman for the years 1915 to 1916. The price includes U.K. delivery. MISC 883
£250.00

WW2 German MG34/MG42 Spent Cartridge Case Catcher - MISC 882
This is an original German WW2 MG34/42 spent cartridge case catcher. The catcher was fitted to the underside of the MG34/42 when used in a confined environment, eg inside a vehicle. This catcher is made of a steel frame with a coarse green cloth bag closed by 2 studs held to the frame by 6 rivets. Both the exterior circumference of the catcher and the stud holes are lined with leather edging sewn on. The steel frame retains much of its original green finish. The price includes U.K. delivery. MISC 882
£175.00

British WW1 SMLE Rifle Bayonet Attachment, Trench Mirror - MISC 880
This is a rare WW1 British trench mirror for attaching to the tip of a bayonet for looking over a parapet. The mirror is has a swivel attachment with a small hole in it to fit on the tip of a bayonet to secure it. The glass mirror is intact and it retains most of its original khaki painted finish, but the metal mirror protecting cover has become detached at some time in its life. The price for this rare item includes U.K. delivery. MISC 880
£125.00

Operation Desert Storm, Two Flags, Multi National Force-Iraq Patch, Operation Telec Aide Memorie And Sadam Hussain Banknote. - MISC 877
These are Operation Desert Storm bring back souvenirs. They consist of a large Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan flag, dating from 2002 – 2004, measuring 95 x 56cm with a yellow tasselled edge to three sides. There is a small Iraq national flag measuring 64cm x 36cm dating from 1991 to 2004 with Allah u Akbar (God is Great) printed in green across the centre. The cloth patch is for the Multi National Force Patch and is unissued. Operation Telec was the start to the British invasion of Iraq on the 19th March 2003 and British troops were issued with this aide memorie booklet. There is also a Iraqi banknote with a picture of Sadam Hussain on the front. The price for this nice bring back souvenir collection includes U.K. delivery. MISC 877 £250
£250.00

British Officers WW1, 1918 Dated Complete Haversack Gas Mask, Case, Filter, Hose and Instruction Certificate. - MISC 876
This is a complete and rare WW1, 1918 dated British officers gas mask with its original khaki canvas haversack. The haversack is complete with its hose, nose clamp, mouthpiece, filter, filter ejection spring and an envelope containing the instructions dated 23rd October 1918, record of care and spare tape for repair. The haversack has a fine webbing strap and has a JE emblem and a number (30996OX) on the inside of the flap. The eye pieces are intact and there is the nose clamp and mouthpiece inside the mask. The canister retains some of its original green painted finish. The outside of the mask is stencilled in black with the number 3. The price includes U.K. delivery. MISC 876
£475.00

Victorian, Quality, Heavy Leather Leg Of Mutton Shotgun Carrying Case. MISC 874 - MISC 874
This is a quality Victorian leather leg of mutton shotgun carrying case. The case is made of heavy leather, well stitched with a side pocket measuring 12” by 4 ½ inches with 2 brass buckles. The top of the case has an oval shaped hinge cover to place the action in. The bottom of the case has another oval cover to put the barrels in. Both the case and both covers are lined with a thick felt. The bag measures 31 ½ inches long by 7 ¾ inches deep and is heavy, weighing 2.1 kg. The case has a thick shoulder strap and brass buckles. The case is ideal for barrels up to 30 inches in length. Included in the case is an old 12 bore pull through. The price includes U.K. delivery. MISC 874
£225.00
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