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*Rare & Unusual English 1935-1936 Farrier's Walking Stick with Integral 'Hands' Measure, Spirit Level Arm & Hallmarked Sterling Silver Mounts. Sn 10206. - Sn 10206
This is a rare Farrier's walking stick. Made of sycamore it measures 37" in length with a curved handle. The head of the stick has Sterling silver hallmarked mounts which date to London 1935-36 and a German Silver end cap. The upper mount has a thumb recess which, when pushed reveals an integral folding wood measuring stick which lies within a recess in the walking stick. The professionally made measuring stick is graduated in 'hands' and metres/cms (to 170cms) for measuring the height of horses. The measure has a hinged 15 " brass arm made to lie across the horse to measure its exact size. The arm incorporates a small glass spirit level to ensure the arm is straight when measuring. The measure is marked 'Made In England'. The price for this rare and unusual functioning piece of Farrier's equipment with Sterling Silver mounts includes UK delivery. Sn 10206.
£375.00

20th Century British Naval Ship's Brass Bulkhead Clock With 60 Seconds Time Keeping Feature Mounted On Oak Plaque & Original Key. Sn 13869. - Sn 13869
An original British form brass bulkhead ship’s Clock. This example has a 6 ½” diameter face which is clean with black metal hour and minute hands together with an inner 1” diameter 60 second timer roundel with second hand indicator. The clock case is brass and comes with its original brass key stamped ‘Swiss made 4.50’. 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 glazed brass rimmed cover which screws off. The clock case measures 9 ½” in diameter and is 3 ¾” deep with face cover on. The rim of the case has 3 drilled holes for wall mounting. The case is screwed to an 11” diameter Oak round plaque which is 1” thick. The plaque is mounted with a fixed brass hanging ring for wall mounting. This clock has recently been cleaned and serviced. It is fully functioning, keeping precise time. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 13869.
£325.00

WWII Marston Excelsior ME 12 Shot Exploder. MISC 47. - MISC 47
During WWII Marston Excelsior made metal fuel tanks for Wellington Bombers and other aircraft; pioneered development of flexible non-metallic fuel tanks, and self-sealing covers through collaboration between ICI experts in dyestuffs, leather cloth, metals, paint and plastic. This is a WW2 period Marston Excelsior ME 12 Mk.II Transistorised Shot Exploder for use in quarries. It measures 19cm x 10 ½ cm x 10 ½ cm, and weighs 3kg. It is Ministry approved and comes with its leather carrying strap, all of the stitching and buckles are intact with no damage. There is no key present. The price includes UK delivery. MISC 47.
£150.00

WWI Imperial German Army Back Pack Reg't Markings 'III.A.9.H'. Sn 7877. - Sn 7877
After WWI German weapons were destroyed at a great scale, but the field equipment remained. Some of the remaining WW1 equipment was re used by the Wehrmacht during the first years of WWII. This is a rare to find original Imperial German Army WW1 Era backpack Haversack. It is made of leather and canvas & in good condition for its age. The pack when closed measures Size: 15" x 13" x 3" when empty & closed. It opens to reveal several compartments with leather straps and buckles all intact. The top of the backpack has a leather carry handle and the backpack is complete with all of it's corect shoulder straps and buckle fasteners. The exterior rear of the pack is mounted with animal skin which is complete but does have some service wear to be expected. The interior of the pack is nicely ink stamped with Regimental & inter War date markings 'III A 9 H', ' H. Lobert' Fahndern 36/75' , R-AIX 1919, 'S.P.Br., '1920'. This is scarce and highly collectable original item. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 7877.
£250.00

Nazi German 1937 & WW2 1940 Dated German Military / Hitler Youth Leather Trimmed Waxed Khaki Canvas Haversack by Bernard Meyer Gronau. Sn 8341. - Sn 8341
This is an original WW2 era German Military / Hitler Youth Haversack. The Haversack has alloy bars and studs some marked with manufacturer’s combined ‘WG’ mark and Leather shoulder straps with buckles. The Haversack has leather reinforced edges. The rear top edging is dated ‘1940 together with manufacturer detail ‘Bernard Meyer Gronau’ together with contemporary hand written ink names (illustrated) . The Bergen is made of khaki waxed canvas. The Haversack folds open and has cloth compartments secured by studs and straps which together with storage space includes a water bottle / canteen pouch & large map pocket. The Haversack measures 16” height and is 14” wide closed. Fully open the Haversack is 30” length. The Haversack has additional leather tabs for additional strap / equipment carry attachments. The outside of the top flap has a contemporary hand written name and the inside is date ink stamped ‘1937’ together withother letters and numbers (illustrated). The leather has wear and scuffs to be expected with age but is intact. The material is clean with no damage or mothing. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 8341.
£225.00

WW2 1940 Leather & Webbing Air Drop Valise To Leiut CoL A.C. Newman VC No 2. Commando, Irvine. MISC 871. - MISC 871
This is an original British WW2 1940 dated air drop Valise constructed from hide & webbing. The valise has a leather carrying handle and a padlock staple on the rear of the bag to secure it. The bag is stamped on the back of the top leather 1940 (1940 date) and a large WD crowfoot. There is also a large black WD crowfoot stencilled in black on the front of the canvas bag. The bag has contemporary painted grey square on the front named to LIEUT. COL A.C. NEWMAN No 2. COMMANDO IRVINE. The bag also has a red painted AE near the top flap on the front. This type of bag was used in air drops due to the ruggedness of its construction to carry maps, plans and other essential kit. Lieutenant Colonel Augustus Charles Newman attached to No. 2 Commando during the Second World War and on the 28 March 1942 in the attack on St. Nazaire, France, Lieutenant Colonel Newman was in charge of the military forces and he was one of the first ashore, leading his men and directing operations quite regardless of his own safety. Under his inspiring leadership the troops fought magnificently and held vastly superior numbers of the enemy at bay until the demolition parties had done their work. The colonel then attempted to fight through into open country and not until all the ammunition was spent were he and his men overwhelmed and taken prisoner. Newman was later awarded the Victoria Cross for his part. This bag is worthy of further research and the price includes U.K delivery. MISC 871.
£375.00

Original, WW1 Era Aircraft Teak Propeller Boss / Hub Fitted With A Period Barometer By ‘OC’ & Converted For Mantle Or Desk Feature Piece With Commemorative Plaque Inscribed ‘World War 1 1914-1918 W.E. Harker No. 103107 2nd AM RFC'. Sn 15184. - Sn 15184
This is an excellent WW1 era Aircraft Propeller Boss period converted desk or mantle barometer. The original laminated teak propeller boss is undamaged and measures 9 ¾” x 8” x 4”. The centre of the boss snugly houses the original period barometer with glazed, silvered face and silvered dial. The face is marked ‘British Made’ and has a manufacturer’s mark ‘OC’ either side of an anchor motif. The Boss has its original aircraft mounting holes fitted with precision made teak bolts to simulate the original steel bolts that would have secured the boss to an aircraft. The rear of the boss is impressed ‘W.E. Harker’. The bioss is mounted on a matching teak stand with 4 contoured pillars. The front of the stand has a brass plaque inscribed ‘World War 1 1914-1918 W.E. Harker No. 103107 2nd AM (Air Ministry) RFC (Royal Flying Corps)’. The boss with stand measures 11 ¼” x 4 ¾” x 10 ½”. The price for this WW1 aviation piece worthy of further research includes UK delivery. Sn 15184.
£395.00

C1930’s- 1940’s Brass Cased Naval Bulkhead Ship’s Clock By Fenton Russell & Co Ltd, Edinburgh, Scotland With Quality German Movement, In Full Working Order Complete with Key. Sn 14157. - Sn 14157
In 1822 Bailie Thomas Russell established a clock making and electroplating business at Hunter Square, Edinburgh. The business was continued in 1853 by James Fenton in partnership. The partnership was dissolved in 1876 and continued by James Fenton under the old name of Thomas Russel & Co. In 1900 the firm was converted into a limited liability company under the title Fenton, Russell & Co Ltd. This brass nautical ship’s bulkhead clock is in excellent condition and has a quality German made movement. It has a 7” diameter silvered face which is clean. It has 1-12 hour markings with black metal hour and minute hands. It is marked on the face by the manufacturer ‘Fenton Rusell & Co Ltd Edinburgh’. The face also has an adjustable slow-fast slider in a slot for fine tuning the time keeping & a hole for key winding. The clock case is brass and measures 9 ¼” diameter including its integral rim which has 6 factory drilled holes for wall mounting. It has a hinged, brass rimmed, glazed face cover and is complete with original brass winding key. The clock case is 4 ¼” deep with the face closed. This clock is fully functioning, keeping precise time. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14157.
£475.00

A Desk Top Prototype model of a Rapier Missile ET316, Mounted on a Teak Plinth with Brass Plate. Sn 13198. - Sn 13198
This is a 'Gift From The BAE Executive' and is a very nice painted desk top model of a prototype Rapier ET316 Missile. The Rapier is a British surface-to-air missile developed for the RAF Regiment and the British Army. Entering service in 1972, it eventually replaced all other anti-aircraft weapons in Army service; guns for low-altitude targets, and the Thunderbird missile, used against longer-range and higher-altitude targets. It replaced Bofors guns and Tigercat missiles in RAF service. As the expected air threat moved from medium-altitude strategic missions to low-altitude strikes, the fast reaction time and high manoeuvrability of the Rapier made it more formidable than either of these weapons, replacing most of them by 1977. It remains the UK's primary air-defence weapon after almost 35 years of service, and its deployment is expected to continue until 2020. This fine model is painted green and is mounted in a flying attitude on an alloy mounting bracket. It is screwed to a teak plinth which is shaped and varnished. There is a brass plaque screwed to the plinth with "ET 316" stamped into it. This is a very nice desk top model. It stands 10" high. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 13198.
£195.00

British Ship's Brass Bulkhead Clock with 60 Second Time Keeping Feature and Key By T. L. Ainsley Ltd. South Shields, England. Sn 14230. - Sn 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 ¼ ” 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 ½ ” in diameter and is 3 ¼ " 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.
£325.00
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