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BRITISH EDWARDIAN CODD BOTTLE WITH MILITARY CONNECTION.
This bottles was produced to commemorate the boar war and especially the field gun named, LONG CECIL. Most codd bottles were produced in 6oz or 10oz size but this example is 16oz which is a rare and unusual size to find.The bottle is produced in aqua coloured glass and would have contained mineral water, the internal glass marble acting as the seal and which was held in place by pressure.The bottle is embossed, HEDGES, LONG CECIL, SMETHWICK , which is a town near Birmingham in central England. During the South African Boar war the British military forces were besieged in the city of Kimberley with no large field guns, the De Beers mining company also based in Kimberley built a large field gun for the British forces which was named, LONG CECIL, this field gun greatly helped in defeating the attacking Boar military forces.The bottle was produced to commemorate this event. The last photograph is for a size comparison with as standard 10oz bottle and it is not included in the price. If you are interested in antique bottles, advertising items, antique silver and pottery then please visit our other site, a link is on our home page. [Condition: Mint]

Code: 34573Price: 65.00 GBP


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SCOTTISH OFFICERS MILITARY DIRK, BLACK WATCH REGIMENT OF WW1 PERIOD.
Fine quality highly decorated gilt metal hilt fittings with matching gilt scabbard fittings. Beautiful Celtic style black bog-wood grip, the obverse side is finely carved with a Scottish bonnet and cross highland swords, the reverse side is carved with a Scottish thistle design, the obverse side of the grip is also mounted with 15 small gilt domed head pin decoration.The outer border of the pommel is decorated with a band of thistles, the pommel is inset with large red Highland style stone. The long impressive double etched blade is in near mint condition, the obverse side is decorated with a thistle and foliage design, the reverse side is etched with the cypher of king George the 5th (1910 - 1936) with kings crown above and all set within a long decorative floral panel. Black leather scabbard complete with four matching gilt metal fittings, the upper mount is decorated with the badge of the famous Scottish Black Watch Regiment which is set within thistle decoration, the other three lower gilt metal mounts are all decorated with gilt metal thisles, the lower mount is especially decorative. The dirk is complete with it's marching knife and fork set with matching glass stones. A superb regimental officers Scottish dirk, this is probably the nicest example i have owned. [Condition: Near Mint]

Code: 34561Price: 2650.00 GBP


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WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS SWORD.
A good WW1 example of the 1897 pattern British army officers sword.Wire bound fish skin grip is in perfect condition. Silver basket hilt with King George the 5th royal cypher. Blade by Hobson & Sons of London, the blade is double etched with Royal cypher and coat of arms with attractive foliage decoration, the blade shows some age spotting as you would expect but over all it is still a very good blade. Complete with brown leather scabbard. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 34559Price: 285.00 GBP


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WW1 BRITISH 07 PATTERN BAYONET.
A nice example that has never been cleaned.The brown wooden grip plates are in perfect condition. The long steel blade is in good condition and it has been slightly sharpened almost certainly by the original owner, the blade has various issue stamps and 07 date. Complete with matching scabbard which also has several issue stamps. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 34560Price: 88.00 GBP


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WW1 OLD BILL COMMEMORATIVE DISH FROM SKEGNESS.
A very unusual small ceramic dish depicting the WW1 British soldier old bill who is shown in full uniform eating from a tin of plum jam with an amusing comment below. The outer border of the dish is decorated with German pickelhaube helmets and other items, the dish also depicts the coat of arms of the Lincolnshire town of Skegness with name below.The reverse side has factory details to include the makers stamp for Grimwades. Although i have sold many old bill items in the past i have never seen this example before and it is very rare to find one named to a town. [Condition: Mint]

Code: 34556Price: 80.00 GBP


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ENGLISH FLINTLOCK CAVALRY OFFICERS PISTOL BY PROSSER AWARDED AT A SHOOTING COMPETITION.
A superb English antique flintlock cavalry officers pistol by Prosser who was a highly regarded London gun maker. Long 9 inch sighted damascuse barrel of exceptional quality with platinum lined breech and fitted with swivel ramrod. Border and scroll engraved lock plate signed Prosser and fitted with working cock and sliding safety catch. Full stocked and with silver inlaid escutcheon with owners initials and with fitted matching engraved iron mounts.The side plate area is fitted with a very impressive jeweler applied silver presentation plate and which is decorated with a charging cavalry officer on his horse and with a presentation inscription, PRESENTED BY THE FIELD OFFICERS OF THE SURREY YEOMANRY CAVALRY TO THE BEST SHOT IN THE REGIMENT 1831. With the owners initials, Regiments name and date it should be possible to discover the original owners identity and it would probably make an interesting research project. A very nice English high quality presentation antique flintlock pistol. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 34555Price: 2900.00 GBP


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WW1 PERIOD ARMY SERVICE CORPS SILVER AND TORTOISESHELL TRINKET BOX.
A silver hallmarked trinket box sitting on three decorative feet. The lid is constructed in tortoiseshell and then inlaid in silver with the badge of the Royal Service Corps. Silver hallmarks for London 1916 and with makers details, The Goldsmith and silversmiths company Ltd. [Condition: Near Mint]

Code: 34552Price: 135.00 GBP


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BRITISH WW2 COMMANDO DAGGER.
An excellent example of the 3rd pattern FS fighting knife. Ribbed bronze coloured grip shows light wear, pommel is maker stamped 4, the dagger is also stamped just above the crossguard 12 with the British arrow issue mark.The blued steel blade is in excellent condition. Brown leather scabbard with single metal mount which has a dent to the obverse side, all four scabbard leather tabs are complete and in good condition but the grip strap is now missing as they often are. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 34520Price: 265.00 GBP


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LARGE SCOTTISH HIGHLAND DIRK BY ROBERT ALLISON.
This example dates to the 1930's. Fine quality carved black wood grip in the Celtic style, the silver plated mounts are decorated with a Scottish thistle design and the detail is exceptional, the pommel is inset with amber Scottish stone.Near mint massive blade measures over 11 inches long and it is maker marked, Robert Allison Ltd Glasgow.Leather scabbard fitted with four silver plated mounts which are also decorated with a matching thistle design. Complete with matching knife and fork set with matching stones to there pommels and which are also fitted with silver retaining chains.A very nice example at a reasonable price. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 34517Price: 425.00 GBP


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BRITISH VICTORIAN / WW1 FAMILY MEDAL GROUPING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT.
This interesting family group comprises, Queens South Africa medal to L.CPL F.Hutley NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT, complete with two bars, South Africa 1902 & Transval and complete with the original well worn suspension ribbon. WW1 pair of medals to, Dvr H.Hutley RE complete with ribbons. Royal Engineers cap badge, one loop missing from the reverse side. Military employment certificate for Herbert Hutley. Embroidered WW1 silk featuring the allied flags.Three metal French coins with name tag attached for Albert Hutley .Two papers cataloging the Hutley family members with dates. An interesting family set. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 34508Price: 250.00 GBP

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