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Brackley Antique Cellar in Northamptonshire, the largest antique center in central England. I have a number of display cabinets at this center displaying a selection of items which i have for sale. If you wish to view a particular item from my website we can arrange to meet at this antique center at a mutually convenient time, please email for appointment.

I am very interested in purchasing German Blood Order medals, especially 1st models.


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COPY OF A 16TH CENTURY HOLBEIN DAGGER.
The Holbein dagger is very interesting as the SA / SS dagger were modeled on them, the example i have to offer for sale is a 20th century copy of one of these rare 16th century daggers but it is impossible to accurately date it. The silver hilt is cast in one piece and shows some age and wear, the obverse side of the grip is decorated with the devil and other demonic designs, the reverse side features three maidens which are perhaps being prepared for sacrifice. The blade is also very similar to an SA blade and it is decorated on both sides with floral designs, it does have some old age spotting and rust marks.The scabbard is very impressive as it is decorated on both sides with the medieval dance of death design. A very unusual and high quality dagger which would look great displayed with a collection of SA daggers. It is impossible to date this dagger and so it is sold as seen. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 35088Price: 250.00 GBP


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WW1 BRITISH MILITARY CROSS GROUP OF 5 AWARDS AND LARGE ARCHIVE TO CAPTAIN KINNERSLEY.
This superb very large WW1 set comprises, parade mounted set of four medals, Military cross for bravery, War Medal, Victory medal and WW2 Defense medal and it is contained in the original jewelers storage box who probably mounted the medals for the Captain.The King George the 5th Police Special Constabulary medal in leatherette box and which is named to Kinnersley. Set of four miniature 1930's matching parade mounted medals including the Military Cross. Sports medallion in original issue box. WW2 ARP silver hallmarked badge with original issue box. Selection of coloured post cards mostly military designs and with writing to the reverse side. A large grouping of Military photographs of Captain Kinneraley and his comrades, one shows him smoking a pip and wearing his military cross ribbon on his army tunic. Several WW1 military maps. Bunker design maps. Selection of books dealing with artillery guns and military drill including his own note book with hand written details of field gun defense and combat tactics.Various official military documents including, Army orders dated June 6th 1918 listing various military personnel receiving bravery awards including Lieutenant Kinnersleys who is award of the MC. Various letter from 1915/16 attempting to obtain an officers commission but with much difficultly as very few places were available, eventually he received a commission with the Warrickshire Artillery which was a long way from his home in Somerset. Official army document dated 1917 and sending 2nd Lt Kinnersley to France. Newspaper entry for his MC from the Times and dated September the 27th 1918, Lt N.S.Kinnersley RFA , For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in keeping the enemy at bay for a considerable time by laying over open sights whilst subjected to heavy rifle and machine gun fire, he succeeded in evacuating the wounded before retiring and passed through valuable information from time to time. During WW2 Captain Kinnersley served as the commanding officer of an ARP unit (Air Raid Protection), there are two superb photographs of him with his ARP unit and he is actually wearing his medal bar including his military cross on his ARP uniform. A superb large military cross grouping to a very brave officer, i am sure much more could be uncovered with careful research. [Condition: Near Mint]

Code: 35057Price: 1395.00 GBP


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BRITISH WW1 ARTILLERY OFFICERS SWORD.
This WW1 British sword is not named but it belonged to Captain Kinnersley and it came along with his Military Cross grouping which i am selling separately on the web site. Silver three band basket hilt is in excellent condition with fish skin grip. The double etched blade is by Hawksworth Sheffield and it is etched with long floral panels featuring the Royal crown with coat of arms and artillery field gun, the blade shows some age spotting but it is still in good condition and could be cleaned if required.Complete with matching brown leather service scabbard. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 35058Price: 285.00 GBP


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ENGLISH BLUNDERBUSS PERCUSSION PISTOL BY WILKES OF LONDON.
Long 8 inch barrel with wide flared muzzle end of wide boar, the top flat edged engraved, WILKES, ST JAMES, LONDON. The lock plate is border and scroll engraved and signed Wilkes. Full wooden stock with engraved steel mounts and chequered wooden butt with plain silver escutcheon. Complete with brass tipped ramrod. The percussion action is still in good working order. A very impressive large pistol dating to about 1840, a real man stopper . [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 35040Price: 1000.00 GBP


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WW2 BRITISH SILVER ARP BADGE.
This is the membership badge worn by British air raid wardens. The reverse side features button hole fitting and silver hallmarks to the reverse side for London 1938 and with makers initials JC.

Code: 35042Price: 28.00 GBP


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FRENCH 1831 MODEL ARMY SHORT SWORD AND SCABBARD.
This model sword is obviously based on the Roman gladiators sword. Brass hilt features large pommel, ribbed grip and attractive crossguard which is stamped with issue number 221. The impressive blade is stamped Jean and also the letter L with crown above, the blade shows some age spotting but it could be cleaned if required. Fine condition black leather scabbard with brass fittings, the upper fitting is stamped 221 and the leather shell is also stamped 221, there is also another stamp but this is hard to make out now. A very nice example with desirable matching issue numbers. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 35026Price: 350.00 GBP


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POLISH AIR FORCE DAGGER WITH HANGERS.
This is the 1954 model for air force pilots. Silver hilt fittings, the pommel features the polish eagle, the white plastic grip is in perfect condition. Mint plain blade is stamped with issue number 32569. Black leather scabbard with three matching silver fittings, the upper fitting features a flying eagle. Complete with white leather straps and belt loops. A nice complete set. A nice example that has been actually worn and not one of the mint un-issued daggers that came onto the collectors market in the early 1990's.[Condition: Exc++]

Code: 35025Price: 250.00 GBP


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BRITISH VICTORIAN NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD.
This is a very nice example probably dating to about 1860 / 1870 period. The fish skin grip is in perfect condition and it has nicely aged with time. Fine detail to the lions head hilt, the basket guard features the naval anchor with Queen Victoria crown above.The etched blade is by Kenning, Little Britain, London and it is double etched with long foliage panels with naval anchor and royal coat of arms and it also has the official proof mark, this is an extremely nice blade. Matching black leather scabbard with three brass mounts, there is two small creases to the leather shell just above the bottom fitting, but this is very minor and it is what you would expect of a sword of this age. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 35024Price: 450.00 GBP


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VICTORIAN HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT MARTINGALE (HORSE BRASS).
This is a very large martingale or horse brass and it is certainly the largest one i have owned measuring over 6 inches long, these were used as Regimental decoration for army horses.This martingale is designed to look like the other rank helmet plate of the Hampshire Regiment. Mounted on leather backing with suspension strap. [Condition: Near Mint]

Code: 35022Price: 135.00 GBP


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NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT SILVER BADGE.
This badge is designed to look like the Northamptonshire Regiment cap badge but slightly smaller. Silver badge with red white and blue enamel. Pin and hook to the reverse side and marked TLM Sterling (showing that it is real silver). Almost certainly dates to the WW1 period. [Condition: Near Mint]

Code: 35023Price: 50.00 GBP

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