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This example for an air raid warden. Black painted helmet with large letter W in white paint to the front of the helmet. Complete with original liner and chin strap. EXC++
A very long paper knife measuring approximately 12 inches or over 30cm. This attractive novelty is designed as a sword. Silver marks for Sheffield 1928. Near mint condition.
Most old bill pottery you find will be plates and bowls, this is the first cheesE dish I have offered for sale and even better it is in near mint condition. The plate has a couple of insignificant chips from the underside of the plate but they are hardly worth mentioning. The lid is mint condition and it is decorated with three different designs of the British soldier old Bill and which depict him in a trench with comical inscriptions below each. The top of the lid features the British coat of arms in shield design. The underside of the lid has the manufacturers pottery stamp for Wintons. A rare and unusual ceramic cheese dish. Near mint.
Brass case with about 75% original factory blackened finish still remaining. The reverse side is marked, T.G.CO LTD LONDON NO.B36851 1940 MK III. This British army compass appears to be in good working order. Exc++
A very nice British 3rd pattern FS fighting knife. Ribbed grip is in excellent condition. The blued blade is marked, Sheffield Steel England. Leather scabbard with brass bottom mount which still retain a good percentage of factory black paint, the leather scabbard tabs are still in place and so is the cloth grip retaining strap. Exc++
A very good Japanese katana pattern sword being the scarce model for the Marine landing forces. A very nice clean blade with no nicks or damage and just showing light use. The sword is fitted with the special naval land forces type hilt fittings with black iron suba. The grip is complete with cloth cord binding which is in fine condition, the fish skin covering is also is in perfect condition.The officers naval landing scabbard still retains almost all original paint finish. A very nice and difficult to find Japanese officers sword. [Condition: Exc++]
A fine quality English silver hallmarked miniature of a Japanese Kataner pattern sword produced as a letter opener. This is a fairly long miniature measuring over 7 inches long. The detail to the silver hilt is exceptional as it simulates the cloth binding of the grip in superb detail, the subar is also very impressive. The long plain silver blade has a full set of English silver hallmarks. The perfect letter opener for your desk. [Condition: Near Mint]
A beautiful example of this exceptionally rare officers yeomanry cavalry metal helmet. Silver metal skull with a fine black age patina as the helmet has never been cleaned and it is in superb condition.Complete with large silver and gilt helmet plate featuring the galloping yeomanry horse and title, Northamptonshire Imperial Yeomanry. Fitted with gilt metal officers plume holder with blue and white horse hair plume. Original gilt metal chin chain on velvet backing.The interior of the helmet features officers white silk lining showing some light sweat staining from age but no damage. An exceptional example of this extremely rare helmet which is one of the hardest of all the yeomanry helmets to find, I know of only 5 others and two of those are in the Northamptonshire Regimental museum.
[Condition: Near Mint]
The West Riding Regiment, The Lancashire Fusiliers and the West Yorkshire Regiment. The reverse side of each is complete with metal slider for attachment to hat. The price is for the set of three. Near mint.
Silver badge with WW1 style tank and kings crown with Regimental motto. Probably a collar dog. Mint.
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