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WW1 SET OF BRITISH MEDALS AND PAPERWORK GROUPING, THE OWNER SURVIVED THE WAR AND LATTER DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED HIS OWN BRAND OF SCOTCH WHISKY.

This set comprises the 1914/15 star, war medal and victory medal. Parade mounted and each one is engraved with the owners details,1197 GNR J.L.MURRAY R.F.A. Complete with a quantity of family document, several postcard and cigarette lighter with owners initials JLM .The documents include, War credit certificate dated 1944, Agricultural certificate for Murray and giving his home address as Thorninbton farm in Northumberland and dated 1950. Birth Certificate for his wife dated 1917 (lot younger than her Husband). Birth certificate dated 1951 for there daughter. Various post war ration coupons. Three post cards, two from North Devon and one from Scotland. Several letters from a whisky company concerning J.L.Murray whisky and lastly an advertising card for, J.L.CHOICE OLD SCOTCH WHISKY. An interesting medal and document set for the medal collector or collector of whisky paraphernalia. Exc++

Code: 36032

150.00 GBP


BRITISH WW2 ROYAL ARMY ORDONANCE CORPS EMBRODERY.

Black velvet with white borders to all four sides and nicely embroidered with the badge of the, ROYAL ARMY ORDONANCE CORPS , it is also embroidered, SOUVENIR OF EGYPT and it depicts a camel and mosque with palm trees. Good large size for display, approcamatly 30 inches x 12 inches or 76cm x 30cm. Near mint.

Code: 36029

30.00 GBP


WW2 BRITISH NAVAL OTHER RANKS HAT.

Blue wool hat complete with metal naval anchor badge. Manufactures stamps to the inside. Exc++

Code: 36030

20.00 GBP


JAPANEASE TANTO DAGGER.

Black cloth bound grip with double matching tsuka, decorative gilt mounts to hilt. Attractive suba with gilt flower decoration. High quality blade with some faint age marks and scratches but over all this is still a very nice blade, the blade tang has rust and age but it does not appear to be signed. Brown lacquered saya (scabbard) with gilt metal mounts that matches the tanto hilt fittings, it is fitted with its two small knives which have matching handles with silver inlay. A very attractive high quality antique Japanese Tanto dagger. Blade approcamatly 8 inches or 20cm long, total length with Saya 14inches or 35cm. Exc++

Code: 36031

1200.00 GBP


WW2 BRITISH NAVEL ENLISTED MANS UNIFORM, HMS ANSON.

This set comprises, British blue enlisted mans naval tunic with gold bullion speciality badge and rank stripe, faded issue label to the inside. Blue matching breeches. White top Donald Duck hat with HMS Anson cap tally, considerable wear to white top. Blue naval hat with metal naval anchor badge. Photograph of the original owner on his wedding day with his bride and probably wearing this actual uniform. HMS Anson was a King George V class battleship and was named after Admiral Anson and it was launched on the 24th February 1940. During the war it served mainly on convoy protection. In February 1944 HMS Anson took part in the successful attack against the German battle ship Tirpitz providing cover for the attack. Early 1945 she was transferred to join the British Pacific fleet and took the surrender of Japanese forces occupying Hong Kong in August 1945. The battleship served until 1949 when it was retired. Exc++

Code: 36027

Reserved


WW2 BRITISH ARMY STEEL HELMET.

The helmet still retains 98% original brown paint. The interior features black liner and brown cloth chin strap which shows wear. Exc++

Code: 36028

100.00 GBP


BRITISH MILITARY SWORD STICK.

Black lacquered cane with large silver top with Regimental badge, The Queens Regiment. Pulling the handle from the stick reveals a long lethal 4 sided blade ending at a sharp point at the tip. This British Regiment was formed in the 1960's and served mainly in Ireland during the troubles, a weapon like this might have been very handy when on leave or out and about. The Regiment was disbanded in the 1990's. Exc++

Code: 36026

325.00 GBP


WW1 BRITISH ROYAL FLYING CORPS EMRODIDERY.

A fine quality embroidery for the RFC, depicts the WW1 pilots badge with motto and floral decoration on a pale blue silk background with cream woven border. Size approcamatly 12 inches square. Near mint.

Code: 36024

68.00 GBP


PAIR OF EDWARDIAN GLASS REVOLVERS.

A nice matching pair of clear glass flasks modelled as revolvers. These glass pistols would have originally contained small coloured sweets or perhaps liquid. Size approcamatly 10 inches or 26cm long. Complete with original corks. Mint.

Code: 36019

100.00 GBP


DUTCH NAVAL OFFICERS DAGGER,1889 MODEL.

Bone grip has some age discoloration and hairline cracks but it is still very nice and certainly very attractive. Simple brass pommel. Interesting crossguard features a winged design with central block with crossed anchors. The blade is plain and shows some age wear. Matching brass scabbard, the obverse side is decorated with naval anchor and foliage designs, the reverse side is plain with out decoration. A most unusual and rare European naval dagger. Exc++

Code: 36017

695.00 GBP