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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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BRITISH MILITARY CROSS MEDAL CASE.
This is an original and very difficult to find leatherette case for the rare British military cross medal which were awarded for bravery. The exterior of the lid of the box features a gilt crown with gilt border. The interior of the box is manufactured in silk and velvet and it is inset for the award. Complete with military cross ribbon bar. This box would be correct for a WW1 or WW2 award. If you have the medal but missing the box this is probably a unique opportunity to complete it as these do not come available very often on there own. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 35174Price: 225.00 GBP


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BRITISH VICTORIAN 1856 PATTERN YATAGHAN SWORD BAYONET.
A very long British bayonet with steel hilt and chequered hard leather grip. Long steel blade shows some age spotting but it is still in good condition and could be cleaned if required. Black leather scabbard with matching steel mounts. An impressive looking bayonet. [Condition: Exc+]

Code: 35160Price: 220.00 GBP


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WW2 BRITISH RAF BAYONET FROG.
A very nice blue cloth frog to complete a WW2 British bayonet. Scarce for RAF service. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 35161Price: 20.00 GBP


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RAF COMMEMORATIVE BRASS PLAQUE.
Produced in the 1940's or early 1950's, this brass plaque depicts a British WW2 spitfire fighter airplane with the pilot clearly visible. below the plane is an inscription, NEVER HAVE SO MANY OWED SO MUCH TO SO FEW and then it is signed WINSTON CHURCHILL. The plaque is very high quality and very decorative. The reverse side has the original paper backing and with makers label for the Metal Craft productions company. Size 12 x 9 inches and so a nice size for display.[Condition: Exc++]

Code: 35162Price: 78.00 GBP


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BRONZED FIGURE OF NAPOLEON.
A very nice quality antique bronzed metal figure of the French Emperor Napoleon who is in full military uniform and wearing his cocked hat. The figure is mounted on a wooden plinth. [Condition: Near Mint]

Code: 35154Price: 100.00 GBP


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ENGLISH EARLY VICTORIAN PERCUSSION SPORTING RIFLE BY WILLIAM DOOLEY.
This antique percussion riffle was purchased privately and it has never been in a collection or even cleaned, just wiped over with oil. Fine quality wooden stock with silver blank escutcheon. The cock is still tight and in perfect working order and it is engraved with floral decoration, the lock plate is also engraved with matching floral decoration and it is also engraved with the gun makers name, W.Dooley. The steel trigger guard is also engraved with floral decoration. Eight sided steel barrel, the forward sight is fixed and the back sight is hinged and so adjustable, the top of the barrel is engraved W.Dooley Liverpool (the name and town is age worn but it can still be seen).The riffle is fitted with metal loops so it can be fitted with a carrying strap. Complete with steel ramrod. Good working order. Circa 1850. [Condition: Exc+]

Code: 35152Price: 1000.00 GBP


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THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS ARCHIVE BELONGING TO PRIVATE HAMILTON.
I have listed the Hamilton RFC archive on the website for sale as several different groupings but I would much prefer to sell as a complete collection together and so if a collector or museum wishes to purchase the complete collection I would consider a realistic offer so this superb set can be kept together. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 35128Price: On Request


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WW1 BRITISH RFC MEDALS, DOCUMENTS AND PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE BELONGING TO PRIVATE HAMILTON OF THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS.
This very large group belonged to an enlisted man serving with the Royal Flying Corps during WW1, after surviving the war unfortunately he succumbed to his wounds and died in hospital in 1919.The set comprises, the War and Victory medals in mint condition and both engraved, 27767 Pte W.R.Hamilton RFC together with there issue box and a certificate for the medals (he never received the bronze death plaque probably because he died in 1919). The documents comprise, birth certificate dated 1879. Membership card dated 1915 for the British Red cross. Various letters dated 1916 concerning Mr Hamilton's service with VAD or Volunteer Ambulance service in London and trying to get him exempted from military service because of his important war work, but unfortunately these attempts were not successful. Initially he served with the Staffordshire Regiment but he was then transferred to the RFC. Marriage certificate dated December 1917.Various personal letters to his future wife which are slightly strange and very blunt and could be looked at as rather insulting such as, her looks are not that important and suggesting not to get too Tubby as he likes a good shape, not to go out with other men while he is away or go dancing. Death notice from the Worcestershire Asylum, he entered the Asylum on the 13.8.1918 and died just over a year latter on the 26th of September 1919 at the age of 39 years of Gangrene of the left lung. Burial committee letters and a photograph of his grave in Redditch. Two copy's of the Polytechnic magazine dated 1919 and 1920 which mentions Private Hamilton's death. Various other letters and documents. Photograph of a group of British WW1 NCO'S. A superb photograph of Private Hamilton wearing his RFC uniform. Please see the other items for sale from this RFC collection which are for sale on the site as separate items or groups.[Condition: Exc++]

Code: 35123Price: 420.00 GBP


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WW1 ROYAL FLYING CORPS LOCKET PRODUCED IN GOLD DIAMONDS AND ENAMEL COMPLETE WITH GOLD CHAIN BELONGING TO PRIVATE HAMILTON OF THE RFC.
This superb gold RFC locket was purchased by Private Hamilton from Mappin and Webb goldsmiths of Oxford Street London on the 6th of December 1917 and comes with the original purchase receipt and also a second receipt from the same prestigious company dated the following day for an engraved inscription for the locket. The gold locket features a miniature of the RFC badge in enamel and gold with diamonds inset below the Royal crown, the quality is exceptional. Engraved on the reverse side of the gold case is a four line presentation inscription, From Billy, Flanders 1916-17-18.The locket opens to reveal a small photograph of William (Billy) Hamilton wearing his RFC uniform. Complete with brown leatherette presentation box and the two original Mappin & Webb receipts as mentioned above. This gold locket and chain was given by Private Hamilton to his future wife Miss Olive Feast. The photographs do not really do it justice it looks far nicer in hand. Condition: Near Mint]

Code: 35126Price: 550.00 GBP


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RFC SWAGGER STICK BELONGING TO PRIVATE HAMILTON.
Bamboo cane swagger stick with nickel top with RFC insignia embossed. Brass tip to cane end.The cane is also carved with the original owners initials, WRH for William Reeve Hamilton. Although I have sold many swagger sticks over the years this is the first RFC example I have ever owned as they are very difficult to find. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 35124Price: 125.00 GBP

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