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Original WW1 Era British Field Made Iron Nail Spiked Trench Club With Heavy Weighted Iron Ordnance Shell Casing Head Wood Shaft. Sn 17209:3 - 17209:3
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 measures 17” overall length. The top section the shaft’s is fitted with a heavy iron shell casing from a piece of period ordnance to act as a club. The casing has surface rust to be expected but is totally secure. Below the casing the shaft is pierced with 4 original iron nails which have surface rust to be expected but again are totally secure. 2 of the nails retain their period square heads. The grip section is holed and has an iron lanyard ring for wrist strap strap. The wood has all the patina and surface knocks and bumps to be expected of a field made weapon of this age. The wood is secure and there are no cracks. When we acquired this club an old typed descriptive label was attached to the handle (the wording is illustrated in image 2). The price for this hard to find reminder of the brutal nature of trench warfare includes UK delivery. Sn 17209:3
£275.00

Original WW1 Era British Field Made ‘Hob Nail’ Spiked Trench Club With Wood Shaft & Copy Of An Original Image Of A British WW1 Soldier In Uniform In The Field. Sn 17209:2 - 17209:2
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 measures 18 ½” overall length. The top 4” of the shaft’s circumference is studded with British clover leaf iron boot ‘hob nails’. The grip section is tapered for grip & holed for wrist strap. The wood has all the patina and surface knocks and bumps to be expected of a field made weapon of this age. The wood is secure and there are no cracks. All nails have surface rust to be expected but are secure and intact. When we acquired this club an old typed descriptive label was attached to the handle (the wording is illustrated in image 2). Also attached to the club was a paper copy of An original photo of an unknown British WW1 soldier in uniform, relaxing in the field. The label and image accompany the club. The price for this hard to find reminder of the brutal nature of trench warfare includes UK delivery. Sn 17209:2
£295.00

MASSIVE, Framed Original WW2 Japanese Soldier’s 'Yosegaki Hinomaru' (Or Good Luck) Battle Flag With Approx 200 Signatures & 2 Japanese Coins Stitched To 2 Corners. Sn 17188 - 17188
This is a massive, original approx. 43” x 30” WW2 Japanese 'yosegaki hinomaru' or good luck Battle Flag. These flags were signed by family members, friends & Colleagues of Japanese Soldiers and presented to them before leaving for war. It is made of white silk and has a central vivid red painted roundel surrounded approx. 200 Japanese script signatures. The flag has some staining consistent with age to be expected. 2 Japanese coins are period stitched to the correct leather hanging tabs on 2 corners (possibly another gesture of good luck wishes). The Flag is contained in its later varnished wood glazed frame. This item including frame measures 45 ¾”x32”x ¾”. The small area of glare shown in image 1 are merely reflections from the camera flash. Delivery will be within the UK only and by arrangement at cost. Sn 17188
£695.00

Complete, 1970’s British Military Armourer’s General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) Tool Kit With Original Waxed Webbing Haversack . Sn 17158 - 17158
This is an original 1970’s era British Military Armourer’s Tool Kit for the British GPMG. The large number of original metal tools / accessories, 2 oil bottles and main spring (all illustrated) are contained in their original fold out waxed webbing haversack with shoulder strap. The haversack has straps with brass buckles to allow the folded bag to hold the tools securely. Internally the haversack has pockets and loops to fit the tools and accessories. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17158
£475.00

WW2 Japanese Silk 'Yosegaki Hinomaru' (Or Good Luck) Battle Flag. Sn 16969 - 16969
This is an excellent original 33” x 26" WW2 Japanese 'yosegaki hinomaru' or good luck Battle Flag. These flags were signed by family members and friends of Japanese Soldiers going to war together with messages to bring good luck. The Soldier would carry these flags into battle in the hope that the flag would bring them good fortune. This flag is made of white silk and has a central red ‘sun’ roundel with stitched edge. The ‘sun’ is surrounded by numerous Japanese script signatures. One edge of the flag has a stitched hem for pole or mounting to a rifle. The material has just staining and wear to be expected. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16969
£225.00

RARE, Pair Of Boer War Era British Army 1868 Pattern Lancer’s Cavalry Lances With Red & White Pennants . Sn 17141 - 17141
An excellent original, rare to find, pair of British Army 1868 Pattern Lancer’s Cavalry Lances in Boer War era form with Red & White pennants. The Bamboo lances have 6” steel spear points with integral ferrules (12 ½” overall spike lengths) and 7” conical spike feet. Each lance measures a massive 9 feet (2.75 metres) and are undamaged. The centre section of one lance has a buff leather loop the other has buff leather binding without loop. The top section of each lance are mounted with red and white forked pennants which are undamaged (an 1868 pattern Lance and a red & white pennant similar to ours are illustrated on page 151 of Swords & Sabres by Withers). Due to the size of these lances delivery will be by arrangement, at cost and within the UK only. Sn 17141
£645.00

Victorian Era Gentleman’s Tropical Palm Wood Walking Stick With Animated Hand Carved Snake Device 4 Piece Marine Ivory Handle. Sn 17117 - 17117
This is an attractive Victorian Era Gentleman’s Walking Stick. It has an undamaged, curved, 4 Piece Marine Ivory Handle with hand carved carved snake device. The snake curling around the handle has delicately carved individual scales and inlaid black ebony eyes. The mid section of the handle twists animating the snake to give the appearance of the snake tightening its grip on the hilt. The walking stick measures 38” overall. The tropical palm wood shaft has a brass end cap and a white metal ring near to the handle. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17117
£375.00

British ML 4.2 Inch Mortar Sight Mk4. MISC 879 - MISC 879
This is a British ML 3 inch and 4.2 inch mark 4 sight for the British Army’s muzzle loading heavy 4.2 inch mortar used extensively from its introduction in 1942 and whose main use was in firing High Explosive and Smoke rounds. The mortar was used by both British and US forces during WWII. The sight was made by G.D.LTD in 1954 and was designed to measure bearing and angles and would be attached near the muzzle end or was mounted on one of the mortar's legs. The sight is engraved on the body for 3 inch and 4.2 inch mortars with the large alloy drum scale ENGRAVED FOR SIGHT S.B. 4.2 IN MORTAR MK 4. The sight retains most of its original black paint and is complete with its mounting lug. The price includes U.K. delivery. MISC 879
£375.00

SOLD SOLD Pietta Sheriff’s 1851 (American Western Colt M1851 Navy) 9mm Blank Firing 6 Shot Single Action Revolver. Sn 16885 - 16885
The Colt M1851 Navy cap & ball revolver was a six-shot, single-action percussion weapon produced by Colt's Manufacturing Company. It saw widespread use in the American Civil War and on the American Western frontier. The Colt design lives on today in the form of quality full size replicas and blank firing pistols true to the original Colt pistols, from Italian manufacturers Uberti, Pietta, and Euroarms. This Pietta manufactured example of the Colt Navy revolver, retailed by Pietta as the 'Sherrif’s 1851' is in excellent condition. The pistol has a 5" round stepped to octagonal blued steel barrel and measures 11 ½” overall. The right side of the barrel is crisply stamped 'Sheriff’s 1851 Cal 9mm K’. The left side 'Pietta Made In Italy'. It has a brass frame & blued cylinder. It has an undamaged wood grip. The pistol’s single action firing mechanism works correctly and it has the correct blocked and slotted barrel & off set cylinder. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16885
£0.00

SOLD...SOLD...SOLD...MINT, Blank Firing, Pietta Western Remington New Army 9mm Calibre Single Action Revolver & Black Leather Holster By PWL (Price Western Leather Company). Sn 16884 - 16884
The Remington New Army Model, was a single action, 6 shot, percussion revolver manufactured by Remington & Sons in .44 Calibre used by soldiers of both sides during the American Civil War. The Remington design lives on today in the form of quality full size replicas and blank firing pistols true to the original Remington pistols, from Italian manufacturers Uberti, Pietta, and Euroarms. This quality Pietta manufactured example of the Remington Army revolver retailed by Pietta as the ‘Western Remington New Army’ is in near mint condition. The pistol has an 8” blued steel octagonal barrel and measures 14 ½” overall. The right side of the barrel is crisply stamped ‘Western Remington New Army Cal 9mm Knall'. The left side 'Pietta Made In Italy'. It retains all of its original blue finish and has a brass frame. Its wood grips are excellent and undamaged. The pistol’s single action firing mechanism works as it should. It has the correct blocked barrel & offset cylinder. The pistol in similar near mint condition, comes with a quality black leather holster true to the form of original American Civil war period holsters. Made of cow hide all leather and stitching are clean and intact. It has a full flap cover and brass press stud fastener. The rear of the holster has a single belt loop which is impressed by the manufacturer ‘PWL (Price Western Leather Company) Made In England’ above ‘9303’ and ‘L/7’. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16884
£245.00
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