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WW2 Era Italian Field Artillery Brass Gun Sight With Hinged Lens Visor Protector Cover. Sn 19043 - 19043
This is an original Italian Field Artillery Brass Gun Sight With Hinged Lens Visor Protector Cover (the provenance & application of this instrument are unknown). It has calibrated adjustment dials. Constructed of brass it retains its much of its original field green paint finish. The casing has an identification plate marked 'CANNOCHIALE DI PUNTERIA IN SITO, ING. 8 x CAMPO - ING. 4 x CAMPO, SAN GIORGIO S. A I. GENOVA - SESTRI No 67696'. Its rubber ring eyepiece is present but is perished and has become detached. Its sliding, hinged lens protector cove functions as it should. The instrument measures 14” x 10”. The price for this gun sight worthy of further research includes UK delivery. Sn 19043
£295.00

**British Royal Navy HMS Ark Royal 1950-1980** Large Brass Cased Naval Bulkhead Ship’s Clock Engraved ‘HMS Ark Royal 1950-1980’ In Full Working Order Complete With Key & Provenance. Sn 19044 - 19044
Five ships of the British Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Ark Royal: • Ark Royal (1587), the flagship of the English fleet during the Spanish Armada campaign of 1588 • HMS Ark Royal (1914), planned as freighter, built as seaplane carrier during the First World War, renamed Pegasus in 1934 • HMS Ark Royal (91), British aircraft carrier launched in 1937 that participated in the Second World War and was sunk by a U-boat in 1941 • HMS Ark Royal (R09), an Audacious-class aircraft carrier launched in 1950, decommissioned in 1979 • HMS Ark Royal (R07), an Invincible-class aircraft carrier, launched in 1981, decommissioned in 2011. The Royal Navy HMS Ark Royal (R09) was laid down 3rd May 1943 & Launched 3rd may 1950. She was an Audacious-class aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy and, when she was decommissioned in 1979, was the Royal Navy's last remaining conventional catapult and arrested-landing aircraft carrier. She was the first aircraft carrier to be equipped with angled flight deck at its commissioning. This is a large brass cased bulkhead clock from the Ark Royal (RO9) engraved ‘HMS Ark Royal 1950-1980’ with provenance. The clock is in excellent condition and fully working keeping precise time. It has a 7 ½” diameter face which is clean. It has 1-12 hour markings with black metal hour and minute hands together with 60 second timer markings and red second hand. The face has an adjustable slow-fast slider in a slot for fine tuning the time keeping & a hole for key winding (the key accompanies the clock). The face is marked ‘Made In Great Britain’, has WD arrow and WD stores code (all illustrated). The clock case is brass and measures 10 ¼” diameter including its integral rim which has 4 holes for wall mounting. It has a hinged, brass rimmed, glazed face cover. The clock case is 4 ¼” deep with the face closed. The bottom edge of the rim is engraved ‘HMS Ark Royal 1950-1980’. The base of the clock is painted black and has hand inscribed ‘Ark Royal 1950’. The clock is accompanied by its original sales receipt dated December 1984 from a Government Surplus Supplier confirming that the clock is from the HMS Ark Royal (illustrated). The sales receipt accompanies the clock. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 19044
£1,695.00

WW1 1916 British Aldis Brothers Birmingham Brass & Steel Sniper Telescopic Sight for .303 SMLE Rifles. Sn 19046 - 19046
Aldis Brothers of 109-139 Sarehole Road, Hall Green, Birmingham were makers of optical equipment including WD contracts during WW1, Inter War & WW2. This WW1 dated Aldis brothers telescopic sight for .303 calibre SMLE rifles is in excellent condition. The blackened steel & brass scope measures 10 ¾”overall length. It is marked with serial number 70525 and with Aldis Brothers name and Birmingham address. It has excellent optics and reticle. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 19046
£1,475.00

Inter War / WW2 era German Gerard Landlicht 4x Magnification Sniper Telescopic Sight For Mauser G98 & K98 Rifles With Leather Lens Protector Covers. Sn 18787 - 18787
The German Gerard optics company was a separate scope manufacturer from a Landlicht. Gerard was producing optics beginning in 1908. Landlicht purchased Gerard in the early 1920s and soon added both names to their scopes. This is a very good original WW2 era German Gerard Landlight 4x Sniper Telescopic Sight for Mauser Gewehr98 and K98 rifles. The sight is undamaged and the optics with 3 post reticle function as they should. The blued steel tube is marked "Gerard Landlight” above ‘G’. One side of the elevation adjustment dial base is numbered ‘54721’. The scope measures 10” overall length. It is fitted with original period Akah DRGM (Deutsches Reich Gebrauchs Muster German Copyright / Patent) marked mount. The scope has its original, period, leather lens protector covers. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18787
£975.00

*1918 WW1 Era British Officer's Military Marching Compass By ‘S.Mordand & Co’ With WW1 Era Brown Leather Case marked 'Jabez Cliff Walsall'. OPT 819. - OPT 819
S.Mordand & Co were British manufacturers of WW1 marching compasses favoured by British Officers. S. Mordan & Co made mainly Verner's pattern compasses during WW1. This item is called a mirror compass and is a variation on a model designed and produced by Cruchon & Emons and PLAN Ltd. in Switzerland for the U.S. Corps of Engineers. This is an excellent fully functioning WW1 British Officer's Military Compass By S.Mordand & Co. It has a brass case and is mounted with lanyard ring. The glass face and brass case is perfectly intact. The rear casing is stamped with ‘S.Mordand & Co-5028 – 1918’ . It is complete with brown leather case with flap cover and stud fastener. The case has impressed 'Jabez Cliff Walsall' (In 1906 Not far from the Cliff factory were the premises of the world renowned saddle making company J. A. Barnsby and Sons, who were situated at Globe Works in Lower Forster Street. Jabez Cliff Tibbits put in a bid for the firm. Their offer was accepted, and the two companies amalgamated. Jabez Cliff and Co saddles retained the prestigious Barnsby label, whilst the high quality bridles were manufactured under the Cliff name, thus creating the saddlery brand Cliff-Barnsby.) Price for this nice WW1 cased piece of equipment includes UK delivery. OPT 819.
£245.00

Cased WW2 Era Nazi German 10 X 80 Magnification Flak Artillery Binoculars For Tripod Mounting By ‘beh’ (Ernst Leitz Wetzlar). Sn 18789 - 18789
These are an original pair of Nazi German, 10 X 0 Magnification, Artillery Flak Binoculars. These large, heavy Binoculars were designed to be mounted on tripod (tripod absent). The binoculars have original olive green field finish with adjustable Bakelite eyepieces and original padded leather viewing head rest. The instrument has correct original extendable & removable metal sun visor shades. All optics are excellent and function as they should. The binoculars are crisply marked ' D.F. 10 x 80 '(Magnification) and have graduated markings ‘70-65-60’. The instrument bears the Nazi German War time manufacturer's code ‘beh’ which is Ernst Leitz Wetzlar together with numbers ‘28022’ and red cross & blue triangle lubrication indicator marks. The underside of the instrument has the correct tripod mounting block. The instrument is contained in its wood transit case with hinged lid and leather retaining strap with buckle. The price for this excellent set of nicely marked Nazi Flak Binoculars includes UK delivery. Sn 18789
£2,950.00

Cased, WW2 Era Nazi German Sand Camo Tropical Climate Deutsches Afrika Korps (DAK) 6 X 30 Magnification Dienstglas (Service Glass) Binoculars With Neck Strap & Leather Lens Protector Cover. Sn 18786 - 18786
An original pair of WW2 Nazi German, 6 X 30 Magnification, DAK infantry Officer's Binoculars. The binoculars have a Sand/ Tan Camouflage paint for desert / Afrika Korps use. These binoculars have their original adjustable Bakelite eyepieces. All optics function as they should. The binoculars are crisply marked 6x 30 (magnification). There are no other maker or date marks. The body of the binoculars have lanyard bars and are fitted with original leather neck strap and leather lens protector cover. The Binoculars are contained in their original fitted sturdy black painted metal case with hinged lid metal clasp fastener and hanging rings. The case is fitted with 2 leather belt straps to the rear. The inside of the lid is padded to protect the binoculars.The price for this excellent set of DAK Binoculars includes UK delivery. Sn 18786
£495.00

WW2 Era Nazi German 12 X 80 Magnification Kriegsmarine (Marine Flak / Coastal Flak) Farbglaser Artillery Binoculars For Gun / Tripod Mounting. Sn 18819 - 18819
These are an original pair of 12 X 80 Magnification Kriegsmarine (Marine Flak / Coastal Flak) Farbglaser Artillery Binoculars For Tripod. These are large, heavy artillery gun Binoculars. The binoculars have original Kriegsmarine grey finish with original padded leather viewing head rest. All optics are excellent and function as they should. The binoculars are marked 'farbglaser’. There are no visible manufacturer's code or date. The binoculars are numbered 155045. The instrument measures 10 ¼” x 6 ½” x 6”. A similar set of farbglaser Kriegsmarine (Marine Flak / Coastal Flak) Farbglaser Artillery Binoculars are illustrated on page 226 of Fernglaser Und Fernrohre by Seeger. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18819
£895.00

Early WW1 Era German Certar, C P Goerz Berlin 7 ½ Magnification Sniper Telescopic Sight For Mauser Rifles With Leather Lens Protector Covers. Sn 18722 - 18722
This is a very good original WW2 era German Sniper Telescopic Sight for Mauser K98 rifles. The sight is undamaged and the optics with 3 post military reticle function as they should (unable to photograph through viewing lens). The sight is marked with manufacturer detail, serial number and the adjustment wheel is marked 7 ½ (magnification) all illustrated. The scope has its original, period, leather lens protector covers marked ‘38’ and ‘56’. Its Overall length is 38.5 cm. The steel tube retains its original finish and its clip mount functions as it should. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18722
£495.00

**SUPERB**WW2, Nazi German Kriegsmarine Armoured, U-Boat Turret, 'U-Bootglas' 7x 50 Binoculars By Carl Zeiss, Jena (blc). Sn 18684 - 18684
In early 1943 the Nazi German Command, introduced the 'U-Bootglas' 7x 50, Armoured, U-Boat Turret, Binoculars ( see pages 377/8 of Military Binoculars & Telescopes By Seeger). These Binoculars are a superb original example. The Binocular's armoured body retains most of its original correct light green finish and has neck strap bars. The lenses are protected by heavy duty rubber shrouds in excellent condition. The right shoulder under the rubber shroud is crisply stamped by the lens manufacturer’s Nazi German Wartime code 'blc' which is Carl Zeiss, Jena, together with 7x50 (magnification) & Number '63589'. These binoculars were originally issued without carry cases and in transportation crates of 10 for use by U-Boat crews. The optics of this instrument are perfect. The price for this sought after piece of U-Boat history includes UK delivery. Sn 18684
£2,200.00
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