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We specialise in Scottish Military items especially cap badges, plaid brooches, dirks etc. Also uniforms and headgear from all periods and campaigns the Scottish soldier has been involved in especially WW2 and the Great War. As well as Scottish we also have many rare , sought after Commonwealth and English cap badges waist belt plates, etc.

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Luftschutz Made of stamped metal with silver and black finish. Marked Luftschutz
SCOTS R S SHOULDER TITLES - PAIR- GAUNT Lovely matched pair and Gaunt London stamped to rear and of the good quality associated with them. Larger size. White metal for Territorials. V.G.C.
( H.L.I. ) - 74TH HIGHLANDERS VOLUNTEERS BTN. TUNIC BUTTON Rare button. Silvered finish with detail in relief. Nicely maker mkd. to back for Firmin. V.G.C.
1907 WILKINSON SCOTTISH HORSE HOOK QUILLION BAYONET - C/W MK.1 SCABBARD Very rare hooked quillion Wilkinson 1907 pattern bayonet to the Scottish Horse. Marked to pommel " SC H ". Profuse markings to the ricasso, see pics. Very rare Mk.1 scabbard with traditional top mount but no bottom mount, rather the leather comes all the way down, ending on a round steel button type end fitting. On the back of the scabbard , half way down there is a leather loop added ? No idea on this but it is original to the scabbard. Sleepy straight from vets family example. V.G.C.
1955 ARMY JACK KNIFE - MAKER MKD. - RBS - SHEFFIELD British army issue and in great shape. Maker and part no. as well as WD arrow to handle. Unsharpened blade which is unusual as these are usually found in heavily used condition with the blades ground down.
19TH P.W.O. HUSSARS CAP BADGE Pre 1902 example. Very nicely struck. Great detail with no rubbing. Uncleaned and nicely toned. V.G.C.
1st SS - STURM DEATH CARD - DIED FINNISH FRONT Card for a Gefreiter who died 1941 in Finland.Good photo with collar tabs clearly visible. VGC
42nd OF FOOT - BLACK WATCH WATCH FOB - WW1 Rare WW1 period sports presentation watch fob. Bronze fob inlaid with red and blue enamel with " 42 " to the centre over crossed rifles and with a scroll to the bottom with THE BLACK WATCH. Kings Crown to top. Named on the back. Strong suspension loop. Excellent condition
6TH BLACK WATCH (FIFESHIRE) CAP BADGE - POST 1887 Nice w/m example. Die struck. Good detail. Scarce V.G.C.
92nd OF FOOT ( GORDON HLDRS. ) OFFICERS WAIST BELT PLATE Very good 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment, Victorian Officer’s waist belt plate circa 1855-81. Rectangular buckle with it's gilt finish remaining. At the top , unmarked silver,“Peninsula” and at the bottom, “Waterloo”. Between the scrolls, resting in a thistle spray, the Sphinx on “Egypt” over milled numerals XCII. Fixed belt loop present, detachable belt loop now absent. The XCII is rivetted on which is correct. The other 4 pieces are removable for cleaning. Unusually this one has a tail up Sphinx. Very nice.
ADOLF HITLER GLASS PENDANT Approx. size 3.8 x 3.2 cm. Good depiction of the Fuhrere's head acid etched to the inside of the glass. No damage. V.G.C.
ANGUS - BLACK WATCH - SHOULDER TITLE Very rare early title WW1 or earlier. Brass. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS SUN HELMET Super example of an 1899 pattern Wolseley helmet attributed to an officer in the Argylls. This came with other uniform items straight from the family home. The other items date to the Boer War and are available in my other listings. The helmet could possibly be 1920's /1930's as it has foil inside which was more common on later helmets . Condition is very good for it's age with only some splits to the leather trim out the leading edge. , 8 fold puggaree is good and most of the foil lining is present. Makers details to the leather and red silk sweatband is present but indistinct. Leather chin strap complete but dry. Very nice Bronze officers collar mounted on black cotton with Regimental yellow felt trim to left side. Collar is the "Tail Up" type used during the Victorian period. Superb piece and extremely rare to find something to the Argylls from this period . Great look.
ARGYLLS & SUTHERLAND HLDRS SLEEVE DICE PAIR, REMOVED FROM UNIFORM Nice uniform removed matched pair of sleeve dicing. Likely from the same tunic as the HD signs in my list. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH WW2 SLEEVE COMBINATION - 48TH S. MIDS. DIV. Very rare WW2 removed from uniform sleeve combination. Black Watch cap badge shaped tartan patch over a wool blue circle with a red embroidered diamond with a blue macaw. Instituted in 1940 after the units return from Dunkirk.
BLACKENED ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND CAP BADGE - CYPRUS Scarce blackened Argylls cap badge ,this one bought from the vet who served with the Argylls during the cyprus emergency.
BOER WAR / WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PAINTING ON VELLUM Nice hand painted Argylls device on pigskin (vellum). Well painted and colours are still bright. Coloured cap badge with Battle Honours up to Paarderberg so most likely Boer War. Scroll to the bottom with "Princess Louise's A & S Highlanders”. V.G.C. Lovely thing.
BOER WAR LEE METFORD BAYONET WITH BUFF LEATHER FROG Very nice example by Sanderson of Sheffield. Good blade with 7/95 manufacture stamp. Good wood grips. Sprung button working. Scabbard leather good. Original to it, buff leather frog. I would class this as a matched numbers example although there is a mistake on the stamping. Scabbard top mount has 34, whilst the bayonet has 43. Someone got them round the wrong way ! V.G.C.
LANARKSHIRE YEOMANRY OFFICERS CAP BADGE Good " Been There " example. Originally with a black/gilt finish. This now only obvious on the back confirming it as an officers example. No rubbing or damage. Finish likely removed in the field so as to not stand out as an officer.
LUFTWAFFE OFFICERS SWORD by PAUL WEYERSBERG Very clean out the woodwork example that would be hard to upgrade. Luftwaffe 1st model Fliegerschwert by Paul Weyersberg & Co. Solingen. Gilt sunwheel swastika to pommel centre, this retaining all it's finish. Three tier cross guard with birds feather type motif with a smaller sun wheel swaz in the centre. The blue leather grip with a double row of wire binding, this with none of the usual dings and wear to the leather. The fittings are the aluminium type to both sword and scabbard. The dark blue leather scabbard showing virtually no wear . The 28.25 inch blade is in excellent condition with nice makers mark to ricasso for Paul Weyersberg & Co. Solingen. Matching blue leather hanger again very good. As nice as they come and fresh to the market.
QUEEN'S BODYGUARD FOR SCOTLAND - COMPANY OF ARCHERS Beautiful officers sash badge. This one retaining it's gilded finish. Undamaged green enamel behind the Motto. QVC. Uncleaned as it's just come in from an old collection. V.G.C.
QUEENS BODYGUARD - ROYAL COMPANY OF ARCHERS - VICTORIAN UNIFORM. Estate fresh . Victorian era Royal company of Archers uniform comprising, frock coat with maroon twist shoulder boards and trim. Correct regimental buttons to shoulders, no moth or damage, approx size 38 inch chest.This tunic has never had collar dogs. In very usable condition.All hook and eye front fixings present. Matching trousers, these good with no moth although there is a small area with some shellac from the belt, this could be removed.. Sash with it's correct 2 gilded badges, lower one with green enamel in excellent condition.Both retaining all their finish. Waist belt with gilded buckle and very fine detail. The shellac on the belt has some age congeling which is normal for something this old although the belt leather is in good condition and not dry or brittle. Name of the officer who was an estate owner near Dunblane will be given to the buyer. V.G.C.
R T R - ROYAL TANK REGIMENT BRASS SHOULDER TITLE Good brass title with early hexagonal lugs.
RAMC PARACHUTE RGT. - 16TH PARA - UNIFORM SET DESERT RESCUE Very important attributed uniform to the leader of one of only 2 teams doing desert rescue in the Middle East. Each item is named to Major J.S. MacDonald Uniform is mint . All badging etc. totoally original. The Army Parachute Medical Team is an example of inter-service' co.:. operation. It is formed by personnel and equipment from 16th Independent Parachute Brigade Group (23rd Parachute Field' Ambulance and 16th Inde- pelldent Parachute' Brigade Group Signal Squadron),
RENFREW POLICE PIPE BAND BELT BUCKLE Very rare buckle to the defunct Renfrew Police Pipes and drums. Renfrew Prince of Wales feathers and thistle border in relief. Polished steel. 3 piece construction. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS 1ST & 2ND BTN. HELMET PLATE - 1902 - 1914 Scarce Kings Crown helmet plate. White metal volunteers helmet plate centre. Nice age toning. Will clean up nicely if desired.On the rear the lugs are soldered to the helmet plate. Rare compared to the QVC version. No rubbing or damage and fresh to the market from a very large old collection that's just come in.
ROYAL SCOTS TERRITORIAL OFFICERS GLENGARRY C/W SILVER H/M BADGE Very nice diced glengarry and still with it's original to it silver officers Territorial badge. This differs from the Regular Btn's one in being all silver with no gilded centre. Hat is a good size 57 approx. with no moth or damage. Badge still with it's green enamel behind the thistle and Birmingham hallmarks for 1983. Excellent
SCOTTISH CUTAWAY BOER WAR KD TUNIC - 1900 DATED Superb " Been There " example of this extremely rare tunic. Khaki drill with the classic Boer War bullet loops above the breast pockets. GS buttons.Stand up collar with 4 holes each side , north and south which I believe is for the " I.Y." collar dog letters worn by some units at that time. Nice clear stamping to the inside " W.D. 1900 " with war department arrow. There are a couple of 38 stamps which is the chest size. Also applied in ink is a 5 digit number which is likely the soldiers army number so he may well be researchable. Sergeants strips to right sleeve. Removed from another tunic and loosely hand applied in the field by the looks of it. Good size for the period 38 inch chest and would have fitted a man approx 5' 8 '' inches. Amazing condition for nearly 118 years old and is the Scottish pattern making it even rarer.
SILVER / ENAMEL ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. LAPEL BADGE Very nice example with undamaged enamel. Stamped "Silver" to the back. Very attractive. Original pin and catch. V.G.C.
SS TK IVORY SKULL WATCH FOB Beautifully carved ivory TK skull . This one from a vet's wife in Austria and according to her worn by her husband until he died. I've held on to this for a few years as the rest of his items were supposed to be coming to me but as the old lady has now passed on I think it unlikely. I've also seen these on a knurled stick pin for lapel wear. A rare and genuine item.
VICTORIAN / WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS MIDDLE EAST ISSUE SIDE PACK - CITADEL CAIRO Very rare item being a canvas and leather officers side pack issued from the Citadel Stores in Cairo. The Citadel was in British hands from 1888. Clear stamping to the leather " Citadel Workshops - Dept of Stores - Egyptian Army ". Green canvas body faded by the sun but the original shade can be seen under the front flap. Stout leather, overall in good shape .Brass buckles ( one absent ) and heavy brass shoulder strap securing rings. Blanket lined of the pattern used in the Victorian period. Very rare and I have the surname of the officer it came from, acquired straight from the family home.
VICTORIAN ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS BADGER HEAD SPORRAN Good early officers Badger Head sporran. Good head with some hair loss/ service wear to nose. Unusually this one has a softer hair to the body which would appear to be some kind of cat ? All original but a rare variant. Red morocco leather back. Brass cantle. Great looking one likely Boer War period.
WW1 - 9TH H.L.I. (GLASGOW HIGHLANDERS) CAP BADGE Nice example. Thin metal as often found on Great War examples of this and some of the Black Watch badges, especially the No Sphinx Volunteer one. Slight verdigris on the front, easily removed but I left it as it came to me. Back with dark toning and old polish residue.
WW1 52ND LOWLAND SLEEVE BADGE - REMOVED FROM UNIFORM Very good example of this rare badge.Khaki backing cloth with large "L" within the arms of which is an embroidered shield with a thistle over a Saltyre. White backing cloth. Evidence of stitching where it's been uniform removed.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS DIRK BELT PLATE Very nice example of an officers dirk belt buckle. Nicely age toned and just in with many other Argylls items. Name scratched to back " Wilson ". Will clean up nicely if desired. All original pins to the back. v.g.c.
WW2 AFRIKA KORPS MEDAL Nice example of the Italian Made DAK Afrika Medal. Given to the German forces and their Italian counterparts. The medal was issued in both bronze and zinc. This is an earlier bronze example and has it's original silk ribbon although not in great condition. The award was banned for medal wear after 1944. A scarce award to find nowadays. MM winner bring back bought from his son a few years ago and being offered for sale for the first time. Vets name to buyer.
WW2 FIFE & FORFAR YEOMANRY SHOULDER TITLE Good brass title. 3 lugs WW2. V.G.C.
WW2 GERMAN KREIGSMARINE CAP EAGLE Alloy construction national eagle with a fire gilt finish for wear on the Donald Duck cap.Finish complete to almost 100%. The eagle features out-stretched wings and is clutching, a wreathed, canted swastika in it’s talons. Original pin is still attached. V.G.C.
WW2 GERMAN PARATROOPER GRAVITY KNIFE C/W ORIG. LANYARD - SMF Very good example in good working order. Stamped spike and also underside of lever has "616" impressed to it. Nicely etched SMF logo to blade with correct pointed nose as found on originals. Blade very clean with no rust, darrkening or pitting although there is slight sharpening to leading edge. Good clean slab grips with no dings or initials. This one comes with it's original rare cord lanyard, it came with it so I am keeping it with it rather than selling it seperately. All polished finish in good order. Lovely
WW2 OFFICERS BRONZE RECONNAISSANCE CORPS CAP BADGE Good " Been There " one. Old polish residue to back. Officers bronze finish, partially polished off.
( 5TH V.B. ) PERTHSHIRE VOLUNTEERS (BLACK WATCH) O/R'S WAIST BELT SET Beautiful and very rare leather waist belt and brass buckle to the 3rd. Perthshire Volunteers. Buckle in brass and in perfect condition.Both male and female parts with "70" stamp so a matched set. Belt leather in fantastic condition for age and double stamped to the inside "5 V.B.R.H.". Also with the London makers details impressed to the leather . Large size for period, at least 35" inch waist. V.G.C.
(SEAFORTH HLDRS). 2ND BTN. ROSS SHIRE BUFFS - PIPERS BELT PLATE CENTRE Very rare Victorian waist belt centre . Cast brass. Albany star. Polishing to high points of the Golphic crown. Flat loops. Possibly pipers to match with the Albany star worn on their cross belts.
1 V R SUTHERLAND WW1 WHITE METAL SHOULDER TITLE One of the rarest around. VGC apart from one of the 3 lugs is missing
1 VR SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS SHOULDER TITLE Very rare white metal shoulder title. 3 lugs. Near mint.
1/2 LOTHIANS AND BORDER HORSE SILVER PIPE MAJORS CAP BADGE Superb example in heavy cast silver. Lovely sharp detail. "SILVER" stamp to rear. Very rare.
10 BY 80 ZEISS WAR SHIP BINOCULARS - FASLANE Extremely rare war ship binoculars taken from a German ship scrapped at Metal Industries Faslane in 1945. These stunning 80º elevation, 10 x 80 Kriegsmarine mkd. binoculars were made by Carl Zeiss Jena. The prototype was developed around 1938, and were considered a Sonderkonstruktion, or special construction, by Zeis. Used in conjunction with the ships guns for targeting aircraft and surface targets. All control knobs , handles etc. original and in good working order. Clear lenses. Retaining their original grey finish which has salt wear indicating the ship did not sit in port during the war. When you consider how few German surface ships were left at the end of the war you can work out the rarity of these optics. Absolute State of the Art at the time. P.O.A.
105TH LANARKSHIRE (GLASGOW HIGHLAND) RIFLE VOLUNTEERS PRESENTATION CUP C.1877 Lovely large silver plated presentation cup. Nicely marked up to M. Coy . 105th L.R.V. C.1877. No damage. Rare. Just over 10 inches high and 10 inches handle edge to handle edge.
10TH GURKHAS CAP BADGE Great example in cast nickel silver. Chunky well cast badge.
10th LANARKSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS CAP BADGE 1881-1887 Rare Victorian cap badge. Black Watch style with scrolls reading "GLASGOW HIGHLANDERS 10th LRV. Nice age patina and good detail
11TH HUSSARS CAP BADGE Nice example brass badge with lovely age patina. Good detail. slider back.
13TH BLACK WATCH ( Mounted Yeomanry ) WW1 TRENCH ART SHELL Not a lot turns up the the 13th Royal Hldrs. so this was a nice find. Very well done piece. Standing out in relief " Villers/Pol, 13th Bn. Black Watch 1919". Shell dated 1917. Very striking looking. V.G.C. 13th (Scottish Horse Yeomanry) Battalion 1 October 1916 : Formed at Abbassia in Egypt from three dismounted Yeomanry Regiments, the 1st and 2nd Scottish Horse and details from the 3rd. Moved to Salonika, arriving 21 October 1916. 21 October 1916 : came under command of 81st Brigade in 27th Division. June 1918 : moved to France. 15 July 1918 : transferred to 149th Brigade in 50th (Northumbrian) Division.
13TH HUSSARS 1902 PATTERN CAP BADGE Z pattern cap badge as used in the Boer War and WW1. Good condition with nice age patina. Sharply struck. Slider. Old polish residue to back. V.G.C.
13th MARCH 1938 GERMAN AWARD Nice well detailed early example with good detail and original cotton ribbon.
13TH OF FOOT ( SOMERSET ) VICTORIAN O/R'S BRASS CAP BADGE. Scarce badge in die struck brass .KK 438. Worn circa 1874-1881. North/South loops to the reverse. Old polish residue. VGC.
13th OF FOOT - SOMERSET L.I. VICTORIAN BRASS O/R'S NUMBERED CAP BADGE Rare glengarry badge, as per the later type but with the addition of the number 13. 1874 / 1881 Die struck brass. Old pink polish residue to back. North / South lugs. Became Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry) in 1881 V.G.C.
14TH BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE Nice example with lovely age toning. Clear detail. slider back.
15th SCOTTISH DIVISION SILK SLEEVE BADGES ( UNCUT PAIR ) - HOLLAND MADE Made by a Dutch town for the liberating Allies. Mint condition and uncut. Mint
15TH SCOTTISH DIVISION SILK SLEEVE BADGES - HOLLAND MADE Very rare. Nice pair of removed from uniform formation signs.Red Lion Rampant on yellow background on black backing. These were made by a Dutch town liberated by the Allies who had a silk works. I had other insignia made by this town for the 7th Armoured Div. and it's very distinctive.
16th LANCERS CAP BADGE FIRMIN WW1 Very nice example. Multi piece construction. Maker mkd. " FIRMIN B/HAM" to slider. VGC with nice age toning.
17/21ST LANCERS WW2 CAP BADGE Nice die struck cap badge on slider. Nice age toning. V.G.C.
17TH / 21ST LANCERS CAP BADGE -BRONZE - FIRMIN Scarce bronze finish brass cap badge. K & K 782. Clipped slider. Firmin mkd. Some finish loss due to service wear but quality badge as you expect from Firmin.
1833 1ST DRAGOON GUARDS LANCERS FLAG Very nice attributed piece. Red / white pennant. Made of linen. No holes or damage. Leather fastenings to reverse, these nicely impressed with " W.D. " and arrow to one and " 33 " and crown to the other. Paint stamped " 93, 1 . D.G. - 145 ". Rare to get a flag from the William 4th period especially in this near mint condition. V.G.C.
1853 PTN. BRITISH SOCKET BAYONET Good condition, possibly Enfield bayonet. Unmarked. Lovely clean cruciform blade and scabbard with good leather , this still retaining it's original shiny black finish . Brass mounts.17 and a half inch blade.
1858 P ROYAL NAVY CUTLASS BAYONET - 1ST MODEL Rare bayonet in super condition . Bayonet itself is very clean but more so is the original leather and steel scabbard .This with no stitching faults. Top mount numbered 273. Leather part has a cross which I believe is an out of service mark? Good compressed leather handle, pommel mkd. 140. Ricasso marked "A. & E. H." (A. & E. Holler of Solingen Germany), (used 1854 to 1885). Many blades used on British weapons of this period were German made. This is a great piece , unusually still with a good scabbard, this often missing or in very poor condition. 1st pattern with thicker guard and curved blade.
1871 PTN PRUSSIAN GRENADIER PICKLEHAUBE Excellent condition . Stout leather shellaced skull with correct pebbled leather back peak. Correct single cockade with hook on chin scales. Brass fittings.Silk liner with leather sweat band. These in excellent condition for with light service wear.
1877 EDINBURGH SILVER OFFICERS PRESENTATION CROMACK Outstanding piece presented by Lord Blythswood's son to a Highland officer. Cromacks of course being a favoured piece of kit for officers of Highland Regiments. Bamboo shaft which was a rare and expensive wood at this time with Edinburgh silver hallmarks for 1877. Reads " FROM WALTER DOUGLAS CAMPBELL - 1877. The other side has a Baronets crown and a monogram with " AB". Approx. 5 foot and retaining it's original brass spiked end.
1878 DTD. FRENCH GRAS BAYONET - MATCHING NOS. Good condition bayonet. Hooked quillion with nos. 99089, the scabbard frog mount etched with the same number. Good clean handle and blade. Scabbard with a couple of small dents. Bayonet does not push fully to the bottom of the scabbard probably due to dirt inside. Good price.
1885 PATTERN BRITISH CAVALRY SWORD - R. BUCKS. YEO. An excellent British 1885 Pattern Cavalry Trooper's Sword - Used by the 1st Dragoons before being reissued to the Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry and is marked up to both. It was made by Weyersberg, Kirschbaum and Company of Solingen who manufactured large quantities of swords for the British Army during the latter half of the 19th Century due mainly to the fact that British sword makers could not meet demand. This was an unusual pattern of British cavalry sword as it featured a pierced Maltese Cross in the hilt. Grips are made from chequered leather. Unusually this one has rare matching numbers to sword and scabbard. Regimental markings to both basket and scabbard throat. Please note, this item post to UK only.
1895 HALLMARKED ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS SILVER BADGE - KIRKWOODS. This is the Rolls Royce of Argyll badges. I showed this to the 1st Btn. Pipe Major many years ago and he thought it was the nicest badge to the Argylls he had ever seen ! Kirkwoods at their best, Edinburgh silver with H/M's for 1895. This one still unusually with it's 4 lugs intact, north and south were normally removed. Kirkwoods tablet to rear. The detail is the simply the best, there's a song in there !! Near Mint
1895 HALLMARKED ARGYLLS BADGE - KIRKWOODS The most attractive A&S.H. officers badge you are likely to come across. Edinburgh silver with h/m for 1895. Classic Kirkwoods with the 4 lugs for that period.Beautiful fretting and detail. This one has been polished but no rubbing to high points. Tail up cat. Not a cheap badge but very beautiful and with that distinctive Kirkwoods design for the late 1800 period.
1899 REMINGTON ROLLING BLOCK BAYONET Scarce bayonet made by Remington and also sold to other countries inc. Mexico, Venezuela and France. Condition is very good and nicely mkd. with makers details to fuller. Good supple leather scabbard. Very clean blade with no rust or pitting. Handle good, sprung button working.
18TH CENTURY BRITISH PLUG BAYONET Very rare plug bayonet circa 1680. Raised central fuller on one side. Brass fittings to top and bottom of handle. Handle original but with 2 cracks. Blade good for age, still with sharp point. Blade with darkening but no pitting.
18TH HUSSARS VICTORIAN OFFICERS COLLAR BADGE 2 piece construction. Victorian crown. Bronze officers. Pre 1901.
1903 DTD. ATHOLL HLDRS.SILVER/ IVORY SKEAN DHU - ROBB OF BALLATER A virtually one off piece and no ivory Issues as it's named and dated on the back " E.R.I - 1903" This is in excellent condition with broad full ivory handle c/w all it's studs. Profusely hall marked to all but the top mount, has " W.R. " "Robb Ballater" and Edinburgh silver marks for 1903.Also mkd. "BLTR" Hand engraved Celtic pattern mounts. There are many collectors of Robb items because of their high quality. They were granted a Royal Warrant in the late 19th century. Good scabbard leather. Blade has a camel motif which was used by Inverness silversmiths so has possibly come from one of them, Ferguson & Mc Bean ? Attributed to the Atholl Highlanders this is an outstanding top end piece, unfortunately with price to match but I suppose as a decent vintage Infantry of the Line example now costing £600/£700, it's a great investment.
1913 H/M ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS DIRK C/W ORIG. BOX Good example by Brookes of Edinburgh . Edinburgh hallmarks for 1913. All parts are individually stamped. Acid etched Regimental blade. All stones matching and no breaks or damage to the bog oak handle and knife and fork. Scabbard mounts standing in high relief. These with no rubbing or damage. Scabbard leather good.All handle studs present. Spring triggers on knife and fork working well. Comes with it's original Brookes leather covered silk lined case. Part of a collection of Argyll officer items just in from the family home.Name of officer and copy photograph of him in uniform to buyer. On hold for T until 23rd Nov.
1914 DATED ARGYLLS O/R's SERVICE DRESS AND GLENGARRY Total sleepers straight from the house of soldiers family ( name to buyer). 1914 dated tunic and also the same date on the glengarry. S.D. tunic in excellent condition with no moth or damage . Tunic insignia comprising Argyll white metal (Territorial) shoulder titles and regimental buttons. Lewis gunners sleeve badge, L/CPL stripes. Long service and overseas chevrons to lower sleeves. Brass wound stripes. Correct cream interior cloth. WD stamped. Medium size. Near mint glengarry with beautiful 3 tier rosette and solid badge with raised centre. Both items as nice as they come.I have done some research and have the mans service records.
1914 DATED WW1 HIGHLAND DOUBLET SCARLET TUNIC Exceptional " Sleeper ". No moth or damage. Full complement of GS brass buttons. White blanket lining. 1914 dtd. white paper label, this being the best and most complete of any tunic I've had. The only insignia it seems to have had is collar badges. V.G.C.
1914 DTD. ARGYLLS GLENGARRY As near mint as you're likely to find. Good size and still with paint stamp for 1914. Full length silk tails. Beautiful 3 tier rosette. No moth or damage. Leather trim A.1. Original to it, solid centre badge. Soldiers name to buyer as this came as part of a complete uniform to a 7th Btn. sergeant
1914 EDINBURGH H/M BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE Rare to find a hallmarked Black Watch cap badge ,never mind one with Edinburgh hallmarks and rare maker. Stamped "H.T." (Henry Tatton). Hallmarks for 1914. Long scrolls. Great detail. Silver lugs. Very rare badge.
1914 EDINBURGH H/M BLACK WATCH OFFICERS CAP BADGE - H.T. Hallmarked Black Watch badges are rare and this is a beauty. Edinburgh silver hallmarks for 1914. Stamped "H.T. (Henry Tatton ). Silver lugs. Long scrolls. 3 piece with detachable lugged "Jimmy" Uncleaned , as found. Would clean up very nicely if desired. Rare
1914 STAR TRIO PLUS WW2 MEDALS A nice untouched group to William Gott R.F.A. Comprises Mons star and bar., War and Victory pair, Impreial Service medal and WW2 War and Defence medals. All with original ribbons. 14 Star inscribed to Gnr. W.Gott. The pair are awarded to Acting Sgt. Gott. Faithful Service inscribed to William Gott. Nice set to one man and low price. William Gott served with 45th BGDE, R.F.A.
1914 WW1 MILITARY FIELD SERVICE POCKET BOOK Nice waterproof rexine covered officers field service book dated 1914. V.G.C.
1914-1939 BUNDERSTAG (PARLIAMENT) DRESDEN DAY BADGE Large copper tinny. Great details. Size approx. 4.5 cm diameter. Scarce.
1915 0N WAR SERVICE MUFTI BADGE Good never for sale before example. Maker mkd. " J.A. WYLIE & CO. LONDON". Numbered 34833.and has a U. Uncleaned as found. Cheap
1915 DATED ARMY POCKET KNIFE Made for the Canadian military by Richards of Sheffield. Metal slab grips, marked " M & D ( militia and defence ) CANADA - 1915 ". Good overall except main blade has a damaged tip and leading edge is a bit ragged however these are scarce and for display purposes it's great. Priced as per condition.
1915 DATED BRITISH WW1 WIRE CUTTERS Good example. Clearly dated and maker mkd. and with W.D. arrow. " Smiths 1915 ...tley". V.G.C. with none of the usual pitting. Usable.
1915 H/M CAMERON OFFICERS CROSS BELT BADGE Beautifully detailed badge with Birmingham hallmarks for 1915 and maker stamped : B & P" (Brent and Parker). 2 screw posts to rear. No rubbing or damage. Mint
1915 H/M CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) OFFICERS BADGE Good silver badge with Birmingham hallmarks for 1915. Jeweller stamp B & P (Bent & Parker). Nicely detailed. Scarce
1915 SILVER H/M ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS CAP BADGE Good " Been There " example of an Argylls silver officers badge. Birmingham hallmarks for 1915 and B & P stamped, "(Brent & Parker)" Heavy badge. Polishing to high points and lugs period refixed with old lead solder. Nice fully fretted centre and nice fretting to thistle ends.. I would normally charge £450 plus for a badge of this vintage but have priced it to sell taking into account the refix and polishing.
1916 DTD. GERMAN MAUSER BAYONET & FROG - HERDER Good clean example. Nice wood grips. Flashguard.Clean blade. Nicely Herder mkd. to one side and with the distributor details to the other side of the ricasso. Sprung button good. Nice original to it brown leather frog V.G.C.
1916 ON WAR SERVICE LAPEL BADGE - NUMBERED Very nice example by "WYLIE &CO. LONDON".Numbered to rear 184059. Almost all gilded finish remaining.
1917 BRITISH WW1 WILKINSON BAYONET c/w FROG As nice as they come this one. Lovely clean blade and handle. Excellent scabbard. Large leather frog with soldiers name applied to rear. Sprung button working. Beautiful!
1917 HALLMARKED SILVER SEAFORTHS OFFICERS BADGE Beautiful example with Birmingham hallmarks for 1917 and maker stamped "B & P (Brent and Parker). 3 piece with Golphic crown and "L" cypher, Stags head and CUIDICH RIGH motto. Lovely detail and in excellent condition. Nice heavy one this. Rare
1918 DATED BRITISH WW1 TRENCH CAP A very good example of this scarce cap. Stitched peak. Provision for slider cap badge at the front.Good size 56/57 . Black oil cloth lining with white stam p "MYERS & CO. 7 (size) 1918". Correct thin leather chin strap in VGC with GS brass buttons.Cap cloth good overall with some light moth tracking to crown and a small frayed area at the back under the overhang.( not noticeable). Now very hard to obtain especially is this size.
1918 DATED ROYAL SCOTS DANDY 9TH - CABINET PHOTO Very nice depiction of R. Scots only kilted Btn. Has the soldier wearing their unique leather purse sporran with overhanging tassles. Named and dtd. on the back. Measures 6.5 by 9 inches approx. inc. frame card. Great condition. Rare
1918 DTD. WW1 BRITISH WATER BOTTLE LEATHER CARRIER Scarce leather example nicely dtd. to the bottom. Dug from the sand on Barry Buddon ranges near Dundee where British troops trained in musketry etc. before being shipped out. See photos for condition.
1918 HALLMARKED SILVER OFFICERS WATCH WITH SHRAPNEL GUARD Officers silver wrist watch in good working order. Hallmarks to inside of rear plate. Nice clear face. C/w German silver shrapnel guard with strong spring action. Original leather strap. Exceptional
1920'S / 30'S ANTI SEMITIC BEER STEIN A very rare German beer stein with strong anti semitic connotations mirroring the view that helped Hitler come to power. This is being sold as a historically important piece and in no way mirrors our beliefs and for the record, the last one I had went to Israel to a big collection there. Approx. size 20.5 cm/8 inches from top to bottom of the stein. 11.2 cm diameter at the bottom. This stein is 100% " One Look "original . The scenes on the stein show pretty very much every negative quality of the Jews, including the saying "Trau keinem Fuchs..." (Trust No Fox...). Some of the scenes depict the following: A German farmer together with three Jews holding documents, as they cheat him out of his land with the saying "Kauft nicht bei Juden" (Don't buy from Jews). A Jew presenting an invoice to a laborer, together with a saying that translates to something like, "The handicraft brings only a small salary while the Jew Cohn cashes in the big profit" A sleeping Aryan (Michel) is laying under a tree while two Jews are robbing him while he sleeps. Another scene is calling to drive the Jews out of Germany to Israel with "Michel" the Aryan showing the Jews the way out of Germany while swinging a club. "Deutsches Haus / Juden haben keinen Zutritt" (German House / No Access For Jews) is written under another scene where the Jews are being forced to leave The retailer of the stein is Joh. Korzilius, a company that is still in business today.The manufacturer was Deumler & Beiden. There are two dates on the stein, 1893 and 1910. 1893 being the year in which the anti-Semitic party had a huge success in the Reichstag election and 1910 was the year in which the "Deutschvoel-kischer Studentenverband" was founded, a very antisemitic right wing party. One of the founders, Wilhelm Kube, was later leader of the Prussian wing of the NSDAP and during the war was in charge of the "Jewish Question" in Weissruthien (Russia). Similar steins were auctioned off at Christie's in New York, Christe's in Amsterdam, Habsburg Feldman in Geneva and Sotheby's in Tel Aviv between 1988 and 2001 for several thousand dollars each. Condition is excellent with no chips, damage or repairs. It comes with a lifelong guarantee of authenticity.
1920'S ROYAL TANK CORPS OFFICERS OSD CAP BADGE - RIGHT FACING TANK Very rare badge in excellent condition. Retains it's bronze finish Both blades to the back very good. Well detailed. Rare right facing tank.
1924 BLACK WATCH PHOTO POST CARD - BOARDS CAMP DENNY Nice photo of the Black Watch on church parade. Postage frank confirms it for July 1924. Addressed to an officer of the 7th Argylls with Boards Camp Denny being the address.
1924 STAHLHELM MEMBERSHIP BADGE Excellent example . Ges Gesch mkd. to back as well as a profusion of other numbers, inc. 5 -1 -24, STH (manufacturer’s mark, standing for the Stahlhof Magdeburg), and other hand etched numerals. Original pin and hook. No enamel damage. V.G.C.
1925 FALKIRK FUND RAISER MEDAL Rare Fund Raisers medal for Falkirk Infirmary. Has Falkirk motto to front "Touch Ane Touch A". This was also the motto on the old Falkirk company of Stirling Militia. V.G.C.
1932 SCHWETZINGEN N.S. TREFFEN DAY BADGE Very rare early die struck tinny for National Socialist Party meeting in Schwetzibgen 1932. Good detail.
1933 DTD. ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. GLENGARRY Nice inter war example that came in with the patrol jacket in my other listings.The serviceman, a pre war regular also saw service in WW2. Nicely stencilled with WD arrow and date letter "W" for 1933. There's a 4 digit paint stamp which is possibly the last 4 of the soldiers number. Makers details for Currie and Co and size 6 and 7 eighths (56/57). No moth or damage and very good detail fretted centre badge.Tails good. V.G.C.
1933 H.J. TAG DER JUGEND IN BAYERN DAY BADGE Scarce early Hitler Youth die struck tinny. Retaining all it's gilding finish.
1933 INGOLSTADT ÖSTERREICH UNGARISHER PIONEER & TRANSPORTATION TROOPS DAY BADGE Early die struck tinny for Austrian, Hungarian pioneer & transportation troops rally in Ingolstate. Great details. Scarce.
1933 KASSEL ARMY CHAMPIONSHIP DAY BADGE Good early large army metal tinny with some age toning. Nice detail. 4 cm x 4 cm. Scarce.
1933 KASSEL HEERESMEISTERSCHAFTEN DAY BADGE Superb looking tinny for 1933 army championship in Kassel. Large size 4 cm x 4 cm approx.. Scarce and early.
1933 SILVER H/M SGIAN DHU - EBUTTS / ANDERSON Beautiful piece. George the Vth period. Makers stamp for Ebbutts and Anderson Military Tailors retailers tablet. Celtic pattern bog oak handle. Top mount with fluted finial. Good original leather to scabbard. Clean clipped back blade with small area of darkening. No breaks , no issues. Beautiful V.G.C.
1934 SEI HANDWERK U.HANDEL DAY BADGE Early die stamped tinny for craft & trade day.
1934 GERA DAY BADGE Superb looking early tinny. Heavy die struck example. Nicely toned silver finish. Good detail in relief. Large size 4.8 cm x 4,1 cm approx..
1934 NSDAP - D.A.F. KREISPARTEITAG JENA DAY BADGE Very scarce tinny in great condition. Good detail. Size 4.2 cm x 3 cm.
1934 NSDAP PARTY BUILDING OPENING DAY BADGE Scarce tinny for the opening of a party headquarters for standarde 1923. Die struck brass.
1934 TAG DER PFALZ DIGTEN DAY BADGE Early die-struck brass tinny. Good clear detail.
1935 GUBEN GAUTAG KURMARK DAY BADGE Superb looking alloy tinny. Great detail of the eagle. Maker marked "A. SCHULZE BERLIN S.42" to rear. Good size 4.1 cm x 4 cm.
1935 KIEL FRONTSOLDATEN U. KRIEGSOPFER EHRENTAG DAY BADGE Very striking tinny with battleship, Laboe U-boat monument and veterans device. A day to honour the front soldiers & war victims. Retaining most original silvered finish. Rare.
1935 METAL HITLER YOUTH BADGE - MAKER MKD Very good early example by " Fr. Zimmermann Stuttgart. Light alloy. Very good detail as you would expect fro this fine maker. VGC.
1935 NSDAP HESSENTAG IN KASSEL DAY BADGE Good looking tinny for celebrating Hessen state holiday in Kassel 1935. Retaining all its original paint. Large size 2.1 cm x 4.8 cm.
1936 75ER REGIMENTS APPELL DAY BADGE Superb looking copper tinny. Great details.
1936 BUCKOW VETERANS PAPER RALLY DAY BADGE Very nice example tinny with bright colours. Heavy card. Scarce.
1936 GAUTAG POTSDAM DAY BADGE Scarce die struck metal tinny. large size approx. 5.2 cm x 3.6 cm.
1937 BERLIN KDF DAY BADGE Nice metal tinny with age patina. Scarce.
1937 DJ/HJ TINNIE Tinnie bearing HJ device and DJH 1937. Some tarnish to finish. Detail good.
1937 GAUTAG SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEN DAY BADGE Cracking looking tinny. Nice detail in relief. Silver washed pressed tin. 4.6 cm x 5.2 cm approx..
1937 MIESSEN DAY BADGE Nice “tinny”. This one actually in aluminium alloy. Bears the Miessen crossed swords with GAUMOCHE 1937”. Nicely maker marked to rear “K.WURSTER MARK EUKIRCHEN - i. Sa”.
1938 BERLIN KDF INTERNATIONAL CRAFTS EXHIBITION DAY BADGE Scarce brass tinny with great detail Knight with cog wheel and swastika.
1938 DTD BRITISH TOMMY HELMET - GREY OVERPAINT / CAMO Unusual original grey period overpaint / camo, possibly Royal Navy. 1938 dtd.Liner with 1938 date. Good condition all original. Smooth paint finish so early war applied. If anyone has any ideas on the paint please let me know .
1938 GAUTAG SUD-HANNOVER/BRAUNSCHWEIG DAY BADGE Large size embroidered tinny. Great detail and bright colour. Size 4.7 cm x 3.9 cm.
1938 KREISPARTEITAG MELLE / WITTLAGE DAY BADGE Lovely framed printed silk tinny. Colours bright. Maker marked to rear "Stuco Haan Rhld". Size 4.5 cm x 3.6 cm. Scarce.
1938 NSDAP MAINZ DISTRICT DAY BADGE Great example plastic tinny. Lovely sharp detail. RZM & M9/25 and maker marked Richard Sieper & Söhne - Lüdenscheid to rear. Very scarce.
1939 1ST APRIL HILTER IN WILHELMSHAVEN DAY BADGE Nice looking alloy tinny. Great details. RZM & maker code M1/35 to rear. Size 3.6 cm 4.5 cm approx. Scarce.
1939 DTD. CAMERON HLDRS. HAIR SPORRAN Excellent example and named to a Cameron drummer. These usually have the leather cantles in poor shape. Not the case with this one. Lovely full horsehair, leather tassle tops and nice white horse hair tassles. Correct Regimental sporran badge to cantle. Maker mkd. and 1939 dtd. to rear. Good stout leather belt loops and still with brass button to pocket. A well kept example as you expect from a Pipe band member.
1939 EDINBURGH SILVER H/M GORDON HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS CAP BADGE Lovely example. Maker stamped T.L with 1939 Edinburgh silver hallmark. Good clear detail. Pin back.
1939 FÜHRERBESUCH BREMEN DAY BADGE Great condition bakerlite tinny. Remaining all it's original gilded paint. "RZM" & code "M9/184" and Maker marked "BRUNO MULDE BREMEN" to rear.
1939 SA GRUPPE KURPFALZ SPORTS RALLY DAY BADGE Bakelite tinny in sharp details. Code M9/20 & maker marked to rear. No pin to rear.
1939 SA GRUPPE WESTMARK COMPETITION DAY BADGE Rare SA alloy tinny. Maker marked E.H.O. to rear.
1939 SA KAMPTTAGE DER FRÄNFISCHEN DAY BADGE Nice SA alloy tinny. Large size 4.3 cm diameter. RZM, M9/3 & maker marked to rear.
1939 TAG DES DEUTSCHEN HANDWERKS TINNY Good alloy example of 1939 German craft works day badge. Stamped "GZ 1 & TAG DES DEUTSCHEN HANDWERKS 1939" to rear. Nice detail. Scarce.
1940 DTD TAN PAINTED PLASFORT TYPE TOMMY HELMET. Scarce plastic/fibre type helmet worn by crews dealing with electrical fires as they were non conductive. This one has an original to it military Vero liner with 1940 date. Original tan paint which I've never encountered and c/w with an unusual, again original, black chinstrap. Unusual variant.
1940 HJ DAY BADGE Good example of the plastic dated Hitler Youth year badges. V.G.C. Scarce.
1940 PATTERN ATTRIBUTED ROYAL SCOTS ACF BATTLEDRESS Superb tunic to an officer who served in WW1 and also has a Mention in Dispatches for WW2. Tunic itself in VGC and c/w it's original lanyard which still has a whistle attached. Ribbon bar comprising WW1 War and Victory, WW2 Defence Medal with M.I.D., 39/45 Star, Officers Territorial Decoration and Cadet Force Medal. The MID and subsequent award of the 39/45 Star would indicate he was wounded early in WW2, possibly through an action that got him his MID and his entitlement to the Star. Nice clear original label.Large size. A couple of other items were in the pockets, these come with the sale. Name of officer to buyer.
1940 PATTERN BRITISH BATTLEDRESS TROUSERS - DTD. 1943 Good pair in a smallish size ( see label for details ). Slight moth damage, see pics. Label still attached. All original buttons and fixings.Inside leg measures 26 inches.W.D. stamped and arrow. Straight out the weeds along with the Argylls tunic in my other listings. Back on due to non payment by Marcel van Hoepen from Holland, seller beware.
1940 PATTERN BRITISH BATTLEDRESS TUNIC. Good 1943 dated battledress tunic in good condition with good clear original label with 1943 issue date. Smallish size, probably for a young soldier. No moth or damage. Small price. VGC
1941 DTD. DFC WINNERS RAF PATHFINDERS UNIFORM - NAMED Good group of items to " William Richard Samson" gazetted Nov. 1941. Dundee made uniform in excellent condition for age. Nice tunic with DFC ribbon and Pathfinders badge. Great heavily padded peaked cap with nice "Attitude". Makers details to crown. VGC side cap. Lovely lot .
1941 GLASGOW MADE BRITISH ARMY SIDE CAP- LARGE SIZE The classic British side cap of WW2 . Gelfer of Glasgow maker stamped with 1941 date and WD arrow.Brass GS buttons to front. Large size 58/59 Excellent condition, no moth or damage.
1942 BRITISH AIRBORNE PARA DENISON SMOCK 1st PATTERN - WAREINGS Rare 1st pattern combat worn Denison smock as worn at Arnhem. This is the sought after WAREINGS made one. Large size ( See Label). Good original working half zip by LIGHTNING and still with it's original long cloth puller. "NEWEY" studs. Elasticated cuffs with some wear and tear as you expect from an original. Some fading and a 1 inch tear to back ( See photo). Monkey tail removed as is usual on a 1st pattern as they could'nt be fixed up at the back which was rectified on the 2nd pattern. If you want a good "Been There, Done the Biz" combat worn example this is for you however if you want mint, unissued, pass.
1942 DTD. AIRBORNE DENISON SMOCK - P. FRANKENSTEIN Good "Been There" large size Denison smock by rare maker P. Frankenstein. Good condition overall. Half zip. Good wool storm cuffs. Nice clear label with 42 date and shows sizes to suit 5'9" to 5' 11", 40 to 42 inch chest. Couple of tears here and there as you expect with a combat worn one. Monkey tail removed. lightning zip still with it's cloth puller. Newey studs.
1942 DTD. BRITISH ARMY JACK KNIFE - MAKER MKD. Good example by "BUTT", marked spike. Sharpened blade. Good grips. Dated (19) 42.
1942 DTD. BRITISH ARMY PISTOL HOLSTER Good holster by M.E.CO.and dtd. 1942. WD arrow. Some stains to outside which I've not tried to remove, looks like gun oil so will wash off if desired. I'm including a DD mkd. ammo pouch with the sale, this looks genuine and unissued but not guaranteed so it's a freebie.
1942 DTD. DESPATCH RIDERS HELMET Good all original example. BMB 1942 stamped to liner band . Leather parts all VGC. Rough paint to shell.Large size 7. Little bit of moth to the felt inside ear pieces. Liner still retaining light tan colour.
1942 DTD. GERMAN K98 - MATCHING NOS. Good all matching example. Bakelite grips. Blued blade with most finish with runner mark loss only. Corresponding numbers " 630 " and " F Z E (19) 42" Scabbard good with one dent to rear. Waffenampt stamped , what looks like " WEA 51 " ? Sprung button stuck, otherwise no issues
1942 DTD. WW2 BRITISH SNOW SUIT - SAS Scarce heavy weight snow suit as used by the SAS in WW2. Good size and condition. 2 buttons missing and small stitching fault on the seam under one arm where it's been snagged on something. Clear makers label on the smock. Trousers have had the label removed but are an exact match with the tunic and have the front dressing pocket as per wartime examples. Retains the white colour and has not gone yellow as is the case with most. Straight from Norway campaign vets son.
1942 LUXEMBOURG DAY BADGE Rare Luxembourge day badge. Very heavy, possibly lead. Sharp detail in relief. Maker code to rear "M9/46".
1943 DTD. AMERICAN GARAND MI BAYONET Good clean example by Wilde Tools (W.T.). Scarce un parkerised blade. Just over 9 and a half inches. Stamped U.S and flaming bomb ordnance stamp.Good condition with exceptional scabbard with U.S. and flaming bomb to metal top. Good sprung clip .Ribbed bakelite grips. Bayonet tip slightly chipped (see picture). 1943 dated.
1943 DTD. BRITISH AIRBORNE HELMET - LEATHER STRAPS Good "Been There" combat example with early leather straps. Scrim net original with hessian strips and some tears. Original untouched condition. G & S 1943. to inside. Top pad present. Now rare and the prices keep getting higher.
1943 DTD. BRITISH ARMY JACK KNIFE Very clean example retaining most the polished finish to blades. Nicely mkd., "S.S.P. - 1943" and with W.D. arrow. V.G.C.
1943 DTD. BRITISH ARMY JACK KNIFE - MAKER MKD. - SHEFFIELD Rodgers of Sheffield mkd. jack knife. Dated 1943. This one without the usual honing so full size blade. I've left this "As Found" but will clean up if desired.
1943 DTD. CHINDITS OFFICERS SLOUCH HAT c/w INSIGNIA- ATTRIBUTED Rare hat in battle worn condition with insignia for the 6/th, 7th and 12th Rgts of the RWAFF who all served with the Chindit 2nd expedition of 1944 code named Operation Thursday. In good condition overall with some sun fading to the original colour and the silver foil lining has deteriorated from sweat.. Green triangular flash as worn only by these 3 regiments of the RWAFF. Maker mkd. FAILSWORH HATS LTD. - 6 and 7 eights and dtd. 1943. Felt body excellent with no moth or damage. Original puggar Unusually, it still with it's stout leather chin strap. There is an original army card label with the officers name and number still attached. Good combat vet with nice shape and all complete "As Found" original to this elite unit.
1943 DTD. MACHETE & SCABBARD - DISTON Good example of a US made machete which was also used by British forces. Nicely mkd., DISTON - U.S.- 1943. Condition is good and with good web sheath.
1943 K98 - MATCHING NOS. & MAKER MKD. C/W ORIG. FROG Straight out the weeds as they say. Bought from R.A.F. vets son and confirmed as his fathers bring back. Wood slab grips. Good condition blued blade. Matching nos. and also matching date and maker details. " 43 ASW" ( E.u.F Hörster ). Bayonet maker from 1941/mid 1944 . There's also again matching script " h h " or similar. Unmarked leather frog in good condition.
1944 DTD. ARMY JACK KNIFE - MAKER MKD. W & B.B. maker mkd and 44 dtd. army jack knife. Darkening and some honing to blade otherwise very good.
1944 DTD. BRITISH DENISON CAMO TROUSERS - LARGE size Rare to find in this huge size. Good condition camo windproof Denison trousers. Original label with clear 1944 date. fit 6 ft to 6 ft 2 ins., waist 40. Colours still bright. Condition good with one very small tear. Formerly belonging to a Black Watch officer.
1944 DTD. BRITISH PARA HELMET - BMB -VERY LARGE SIZE Very clean condition and c/w camo net and scrim. Good huge size 8. Shell retaining almost all it's drab paint finish. Net good. Good liner, top pad etc. The khaki 2nd pattern straps good but with one field repair to one end, ( see pics ). Clearly stamped to liner " BMB ( Briggs Motor Bodies ), 1944 and (size) 8. Rubber good and still supple. Dirty and dusty inside, spiders webs etc. just the way I like to find them. 100% combat original in a scarce large size.
1945 DATED GERMAN POSTKARTE WITH COLLECTION OF HITLER STAMPS Another from a group of British vets WW2 bring backs. Nice wee collection at a budget price.
1945 DTD BATTEDRESS TUNIC - MINT - W.D - CANADIAN MADE Beautiful condition B.D. blouse in the superior Canadian material favoured by British troops. I've had quite a few of these badged to Scottish Regiments in the past and they were issued in substantial numbers along with double labelled American versions as well as Antipodean made ones. This is as nice as they come and profusely stamped. " WORKMAN UNIFORM CO. LTD. - MONTREAL 1945 - 3 (size), 5' 3" & 4" - 36 - 37 - BATTLE DRESS BLOUSES. SERGE" and WD arrow in a circle. It is a bit larger certainly I'm 5' 7" and it's fine on me. Nape of cloth is superb as is the very clean interior I would think this one is likely unissued. No signs of ever having been badged. Excellent
1945 DTD BATTEDRESS TUNIC - MINT - W.D - CANADIAN MADE Beautiful condition B.D. blouse in the superior Canadian material favoured by British troops. I've had quite a few of these badged to Scottish Regiments in the past and they were issued in substantial numbers along with double labelled American versions as well as Antipodean made ones. This is as nice as they come and profusely stamped. " WORKMAN UNIFORM CO. LTD. - MONTREAL 1945 - 3 (size), 5' 3" & 4" - 36 - 37 - BATTLE DRESS BLOUSES. SERGE" and WD arrow in a circle. It is a bit larger certainly I'm 5' 7" and it's fine on me. Nape of cloth is superb as is the very clean interior I would think this one is likely unissued. No signs of ever having been badged. Excellent
1945 DTD. BRITISH ARMY BOOTS Good condition boots size 9. Maker mkd and dtd. to inside. W.D. stamped and mkd. to top on the outside. Good condition. Some of the original pre blackened brown issue colour showing through. This is the type sometimes referred to as the jungle boot with sewn in tongues and rear pull on loops. Rubber soled. Good wearable condition and good size.
1945 DTD. BRITISH TURTLE HELMET Dated to both liner system and shell. This one with period matt blackened finish .Good liner and chin strap. Inside retains the original brown colour. V.G.C.
1949 AUSTRALIAN VETERANS LAPEL BADGE Numbered veterans badge and specifically to the 49th Btn. which was in the main formed from Gallipoli vets. 4 colour enamel with no damage. I've had this badge before but never to a specific regiment. V.G.C. The 49th Battalion was an infantry unit of the Australian Army. Raised as part of the Australian Imperial Force during the First World War, the battalion fought along the Western Front between mid-1916 and late 1918, before being disbanded in early 1919.
1949 DTD. ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. LARGE PURSE SPORRAN Korean War period and continued in use to the 1950's these type of oversize day sporrans have become highly collectable. As per wartime patterns but one third larger and make to a much higher standard. Heavy brown pebbled leather with chamois leather lining. The latter profusely stamped with " CAT. NO. C.T. 0290. D.P.E.C. 1949 and W.D. arrow. Has a further arrow and " W.D. 254". Inside has a further small pocket within the purse. Stout Newey press stud fastening. Regimental sporran badge. C/w original to it leather and chromed steel link chain. Could do with a polish to cover up a couple of surface scratches otherwise very good. I've shown it in one of the pics against a standard size sporran to show the size difference. Measures approx. 9 inches by 8 inches.
1960'S LOWLAND BRIGADE METAL BADGE - NOT ANODISED This is the scarce 1960's Lowland brigade sometimes referred to as an officers badge. Chrome plated white metal and much more substantial than the later anodised badge.
1964 GRENADES & STERLING MACHINE GUN PAMPHLETS Nice original with all necessary info on grenade types and use inc. section on anti riot pistols and more. Loads of black and white pics. Very informative.
1968 CHINESE CULTURAL REVOLUTION MAO ZEDONG'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION CALLENDER Nice original in 2 parts with good depictions of Mao. One of the stamps on the back translates to wishing Chairman Mao a long life, can't translate the other one. V.G.C.
19TH HUSSARS P.W.O. CAP BADGE Well detailed o/r's example. White metal. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
1ST ABERDEENSHIRE R.V. - 1860 - 84 SHAKO BADGE Well struck brass cap badge. I've left it exactly as it's come in from an old collection with very dark patina giving the brass a dark reddish brown appearance. Will clean up nicely if desired. Very sharp detail especially to the thistle tops and Jimmy and all detail standing out in high relief. 2 lugs. V.G.C.
1ST ABERDEENSHIRE R.V. CAP BADGE - 1860-84 Beautifull age toned example of this scarce badge. Die struck brass which has toned to a coppery colour on the front but retains the original brass finish to the back. Would clean up nicely if desired . Well detailed with no rubbing or damage. ( Bloomer Scottish reg. Badges , no.214 ) V.G.C.
1ST ADMIN BTN. ABERDEENSHIRE R.V. CAP BADGE Fine and rare example. W/M. Well detailed and left exactly as it came to me from a well known deceased collector's estate.Will clean up nicely if desired. No rubbing or damage. North and south lugs. Circa 1860. Later became a volunteer Btn. of the Gordon Hldrs.
1ST ADMIN BTN. DUMFRIESSHIRE RIFLES TUNIC BUTTON Very rare button. Plated closed back. Firmin & sons maker mkd. Circa 1860.
1ST ARGYLL HIGHLAND RIFLE VOLUNTEERS CAP BADGE Rare badge in great condition. Nice sharp detail with lovely age patina.
1st ARGYLL HIGHLAND RIFLE VOLUNTEERS CAP BADGE Very crisp solid centre cap badge circa 1881. As per Argylls pattern but with " 1st ARGYLL HIGHLAND RIFLE VOLUNTEERS" to strap. Excellent
1ST ARGYLLS HLD. RIFLE VOLS. ( 8TH A.& S.H.) CAP BADGE Solid centre with the detail in high relief. Tail Up cat. Back with original dark toning. No rubbing. To the bottom the tip of one thistle stem a/f. Normally this is a £130 to £190 badge.
1ST BTN. ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SIDE DRUM Exceedingly rare piece and beautifully hand painted by Potters of Aldershot. They would , back in the day, paint all the Battle Honours on Regimental drums prior to the introduction of adhesive transfers. Regular Btn. and circa 1970's . 8 tension rod model. 2 rods missing from bottom. I'm selling as a display item but I'm sure with a bit of TLC it could be brought back to playing condition as it's complete with all mechanisms. Battle Honours etc. superbly done and the colours are nice and bright. One small chip to the yellow background ( see photos ). Signed by Potters. 100% original and virtually unobtainable. One of two I got as a direct purchase .
1ST BTN. GLASGOW HIGHLANDERS CAP BADGE Very good example of this scarce badge. toned to that nice greyish colour found on genuine badges. Sharp strike with no rubbing to high points. V.G.C.
1ST BTN. SCOTS GUARDS PIPERS BANNER - 4TH - H.Q. COY. Beautiful high quality banner as you expect with the guards. Circa 1950's. Blue silk fringed with gold bullion wire. High quality embroidery with the silver wire sphinx in high relief as is the crown.V.G.C.
1ST BTN. SCOTS GUARDS PIPERS BANNER - 8TH - SUPPORT COY. Beautiful high quality banner as you expect with the guards. Circa 1950's. Blue silk fringed with gold bullion wire. High quality embroidery with the silver wire sphinx in high relief as is the crown.V.G.C.
1ST DUMBARTONSHIRE R.V. ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. ) SCARLET TUNIC Rare tunic to 1st Dumbarton R.V. who later became the 9th Argylls. Scarlet tunic in melton cloth with yellow facings. Dumbarton elephant and howdah collar dogs and Dumbarton buttons. Tunic came with 2 buttons missing I have sourced 2 and they will come with the sale.Embroidered lettering to epaulettes. Small hole to the inside of one cuff and a smal mark to tunic front otherwise very good. Blanket lining. Name of soldier to buyer. White buff leather belt with well detailed Regimental buckle. This is available to the buyer for a further £275. Sale for tunic only the other items are for display .
1ST FIFESHIRE ARTILLERY VOLUNTEERS HELMET PLATE Nice white metal o/r's helmet plate. As per standard plate but with addition of a " 1st " above the gun and a long scroll to the bottom with " Fifeshire Artillery Volunteers ". Age toned. No rubbing or damage. 3 lugs to reverse.
1ST FIFESHIRE RIFLE VOUNTEERS CORPS ( 6TH BLACK WATCH ) HELMET PLATE Nice o/r's w/m example. 3 lugs . Nice age toning. No rubbing or damage. Sold on consignment and vendor wants this low price. V.G.C.
1ST FIFESHIRE VOLUNTEER CORPS ( 6TH BLACK WATCH ) VICTORIAN HELMET PLATE Very nice example in 1 piece die struck white metal. No rubbing or damage. Thane of Fife within a central strap. 3 lugs to reverse. This plate dates to 1880 when the various Corps of Fifeshire RV were consolidated as the 1st Fifeshire RV, with HQ at St. Andrews. It would have been worn on the OR's pattern blue cloth home service pattern helmet. The unit became 6th (Fifeshire) Volunteer Battalion of the Black Watch in 1887 and 7th (Territorial) Battalion Black Watch in 1908. V.G.C.
1ST GULF WAR DESERT STORM IRAQI HELMET - CAMO British soldier bring back helmet. Tan overpaint. Correct fibre shell. Arabic script , most likely soldiers name to inside. Good chin strap and liner, these usually missing or a/f. Very good example. Not poor or copy fleabay example. These helmets are now becoming rare and prices are rising, get a good one now while they're still around and affordable.
1ST ISSUE LIVERPOOL SCOTTISH ALUMINIUM ANODISED BADGE Circa 1965. Scarce early better quality anodised aluminium cap badge. Good detail.
1ST KINGS DRAGOONS - WW2 CAP BADGE. Nice toned brass on slider. V.G.C.
1ST LANARKSHIRE R.V.C. SILVER H/M BADGE - CAMERONIANS Very nice rare officers badge for the 1st Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteer Corps with silver hallmarks for Birmingham 1887 and jeweller mkd., B & P ( Bent & Parker ). 3 posts to the rear so possibly for a crossbelt. No rubbing or damage. As nice as they come. Later became a Volunteer Btn. of the Cameronians Later
1st LANARKSHIRE RIFLE VOLS. OFFICERS POUCH BADGE Good cast nickel silver example. Thistle spray with " 1 L.R.V." Old lead soldered wire loops, possibly period replacement ? Very good detail. Scarce
1ST MIDLOTHIAN COAST ARTILLERY VOLUNTEERS VICTORIAN HELMET PLATE Good example of this scarce helmet plate. White metal o/r's. 3 lugs. QVC crown. Age toned as found . Will clean up nicely if desired. Some polishing to the bottom scroll. Worn circa 1878-88. Royal Arms with short scroll below reading, "First" over the gun. Below a long scroll with, 'Midlothian Coast Artillery Vols'. Formed at Leith on the 16th of October 1859
1ST MIDLOTHIAN RIFLE VOLUNTEERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Scarce die struck bronze retaining all it's finish. 2 screw posts to rear. Worn 1863-85. V.G.C.
1st PATTERN FAIBAIRN SYKES - MINT Rare first pattern Wilkinson Sword made Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife. As nice as they come this one. No damage or shortening. Nice clear etching. This one comes with a 2nd pattern scabbard which was how it was issued. Due to this the price is reduced. You will be hard pressed to find one as clean as this.
1ST PATTERN FAIRBAIRN SYKES FIGHTING KNIFE Good "Been There" combat example of the rare 1st pattern FS Fighting knife. Correct S guard as found only on first patterns. Full length blade, this with good point but has been honed during it's working life. Nickel plated knurled handle with most of the original silver colour absent but otherwise good. Etched panels to both sides nice and clear 1st type scabbard with nickel chape. Top part period removed, leather nice and supple. This one is a good original which did'nt sit out the war and is being offered at half the price of a top condition example. From an English vets house clearance 12 years ago and given to the removal man and bought from his wife by me so new to the market.
1st PATTERN FAIRBAIRN SYKES FIGHTING KNIFE A beautiful example of the most famous and iconic of the Fairbairn-Sykes Commando Fighting Knives. This knife was made in 1940-1941 by Wilkinson Sword of London. The knife has a tapered double edged blade with a square shank ricasso etched with "The FS Fighting Knife" on one side and with Wilkinson's trademark of crossed swords and "Wilkinson Sword Co. Ltd., London" on the other. It has a 2" wavy "S" shaped crossguard and a knurled skittle shaped hilt, It is nickel plated overall. First pattern blades were hand drawn and because of this varied in length - this example has a 6" unmodified blade. Production figures for this knife are a matter of much debate and range between 500 and 1250, either way it is a rare and desireable knife. The sheath appears not be original to the knife but is an unusual and very high quality pattern made form soft and supple light tan leather in beautiful condition, possibly a replacement for the often damaged flimsy original standard pattern.
1st PATTERN LUFTWAFFE DAGGER - EICKHORN Very good example with no issues. Good clean blade with sharp tip and nicely etched squirrel logo. Leather on handle very good. Scabbard leather slightly frail along one edge otherwise V.G.. C/w original hanging chains. Very nice dagger just bought back from a customer.
1ST PATTERN LUFTWAFFE DAGGER COMPLETE Very nice example straight from an American vets family. I've left exactly as it came to me but this one will clean up nicely. Pommel and cross guard very good. Leather and binding to handle very good. Scabbard fittings very good with good blue leather which has one scrape to the finish. Metal fittings A.1. Chains with " OLC " and " Ges Gesch " . Lovely clean unmarked blade with very slight runner marks. Scarce V.G.C.
1ST PATTERN NSKK STURZHELM - GERMAN HELMET Good all original early leather crash helmet. 1st pattern eagle which has never been removed from the helmet, nice and tight and no evidence of other holes. Unusual felt lined interior as opposed to the usual leather top pad. Most finish remaining to exterior. Good sides and back flaps without the usual tearing. Size 54 approx. Now a rare item especially a first pattern. VGC
1st RENFREW (ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS) SILVER H/M PLAID BROOCH How nice is this ? Officers hallmarked plaid brooch. Celtic quoit with celtic knots Argyll boars head, Sutherland wild cat and scrolls with " Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders - 1st Renfrew V.B.". All pieces standing in higher than normal relief and all separately applied and rivetted on. London H/M for 1889. Stout original pin. Beautiful piece and I've left it uncleaned but would clean up a treat if desired
1ST RENFREW (ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND) SILVER PLAID BROOCH A rare hollow unmarked silver plaid brooch to a volunteer btn. of the Argyll & Sutherland Hldrs. Very nice condition with separately applied scroll with "1ST RENFREW V.B.". Correct domed back and original stout pin. Soldiers details "PR 1450" scratched to rear. Lovely example of this rare brooch most likely belonging to a piper.
1ST RENFREW V.R.- ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PLAID BROOCH Nice brooch at a bargain price. Very chunky hollow construction. Gas escape hole to the domed back. Period jeweller replaced slightly thinner pin. Normally a £350 plus brooch this one going out at £210 for a quick flip
1ST RENFREWSHIRE V.B. ARGYLLS CAP BADGE Rare genuine one of these. Fully fretted centre as per sgt's examples. Dark age patina. 1st Renfrew V.B. scroll to bottom. Uncleaned but will come up nicely if desired. V.G.C.
1ST RTR (DESERT RATS) OFFICERS MESS DINNER GONG Used in the officers mess when the Regiment was stationed at Gatow Berlin in the latter stages of WW2. German WW1 1915 dated shell suspended from an ornate brass wall hanger and also still with the original felt hammer for summoning the officers to dinner. Brought back by Trooper Spence of the regiment and bought by me along with his uniforms and a huge quantity of other wartime bring backs. Heavy item so check out postage costs before committing to buy.
1st SCOTS GUARDS WW1 CANE Scarce 1st Battalion attributed stick. Light coloured cane shaft. Brass end present. Top with Star of the Order of the Thistle in relief. Scroll below reads "1st BATT SCOTS GUARDS". Some dents ,overall nice and very hard to find Battalion attributed.
1ST STIRLING MILITIA FALKIRK COY. OFFICERS W.B.P. Very rare buckle for the 3rd Falkirk coy.1st Stirling Rifle Volunteers. Officers example. Circa 1859 - 1886. Very rare. VGC
1st V.B. RENFREW - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PLAID BROOCH Stunning brooch in unmarked silver. Beautiful detail. As per Regular battalions but with added scroll with "1st ( RENFREW ) V.B. Nice tapered original pin with stout hook. V.G.C.
1ST VB NORFOLK REGIMENT VETERAN & NORFOLK RGT. ASSCOCIATION BADGES Two lovely badges that came in together from the same source. They look very similar although the Association badge is made by J.R. Gaunt and the 1st V.B. is by Vaughton of Bhm. Both in excellent condition with no enamel damage. Both with buttonhole fixing.
1st VB SUFFOLK PRE 1908 CAP BADGE Good example with good detail and nice toning.
2 T 6 TITLES - WW1 2 T titles, not an exact match but they came together as that was how they were worn, not uncommon. Good condition, will look nice with any Regimental title for the Great War.
2 V R H ( ROYAL HLDRS. BLACK WATCH ) WHITE METAL SHOULDER TITLE Very rare white metal title. 3 lugs. C/w original cotter pins. V.G.C.
2 WW1 MINIATURE BAYONETS 2 pin back mini bayonets circa WW1. One with "YPRES" to blade, the other with "BRUXELLES" Some lifting to the plating on larger example. Large one 2 ½ inches long.
2 WW2 JAPANESE VEHICLE FLAGS Very nice condition flags of the type used on staff cars. Colours still bright and c/w their ties. Measure 15 and a half by 13 inches.
2 X BRITISH LEGION LAPEL BADGES - ONE SCOTTISH 2 x Lapel badges . 1st one un used example on makers card. Button hole type. Maker details to back of badge. 2nd one is for Scotland is mint and with Scottish Crown. Price is for both.
22ND DRAGOONS 1941 BIRMINGHAM SILVER OFFICERS BADGE Excellent officers example with original black felt patch. 1941 Birmingham hallmarked silver. Long silver lugs to rear.
22ND DRAGOONS CAP BADGE Near mint example with silvered finish. Nicely detailed. Cast.
23RD RENFREW R.V. POUCH BADGE - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. Extremely rare badge to the 3rd Renfrew R.V. Good condition , uncleaned . Posts to rear. Later a Volunteer Btn. of the A & S.H. V.G.C.
25TH OF FOOT KING'S OWN BORDERERS GLENGARRY BADGE Rare and fine o/r's example. Good detail no over polishing. Old polish residue. V.G.C.
26TH OF FOOT ( CAMERONIANS ) OFFICERS HOME SERVICE HELMET Truly a thing of beauty and originally purchased from the late very reputable dealer Stan Paget. Beautiful condition especially considering it's age and large size 57. Maker mkd. to inside. Original to it officers HP with no extra holes on the helmet. Very rare
26TH OF FOOT - CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) - POUCH / CROSS BELT BADGE Rare badge for a pouch or cross belt. Brass with 2 lugs. Within a bugle a "26" The numerals are seeded rather than plain. Age toned , will clean up nicely if desired. V.G.C.
26TH OF FOOT - CAMERONIANS GLENGARRY BADGE - 1874/81 Rare glengarry badge for the 26th of Foot circa 1874 to 1881. Die struck brass. Nicely toned. Sharp detail. V.G.C.
26TH OF FOOT - CAMERONIANS OFFICERS DIRK BELT BUCKLE Beautiful example in silver and gilt. Centre with QVC and 26 in relief on gilded seeded ground. Female part with rococco pattern. Rare
26TH OF FOOT SCOTTISH RIFLES (CAMERONIANS) COLLAR PAIR Extremely rare officers collars. Matched pair. Well detailed gilded brass. Near mint
26TH OF FOOT, CAMERONIANS OFFICERS COLLAR PAIR 1880- 1881 Extremely rare collar pair worn by officers for the brief period, 1880 to 1881. Gilded metal and an exact pair. Correct non facing ( Pg. 116 History of British Army Collar Badges - Churchill ). Introduced in 1872 in brass for o/r's and adopted in 1880 in gilt and also bronze for officers. V.G.C.
26TH RUSSIAN INFANTRY RGT. OFFICERS HELMET PLATE - 1855 Extremely rare officers helmet plate which was a battlefield pick up by a serving officer. Condition is good overall but see photos of the back which has a little period damage and repair. " 26 " raised silver numerals for officers examples. Full-dress for Russian infantry during the Crimean War (1854-1856) entailed wearing the tall pickelhaube-style leather helmet, although most Russian soldiers in the Crimea wore the soft fatigue cap instead. The brass helmet plate, with the Russian double-headed eagle perched on an Amazon shield and two decorative curls to each side, was common to all infantry regiments; only the regimental number, which in the case of officers was picked out in silver, was subject to change. This one was brought back by a British officer involved in the conflict and was a direct purchase by me. Officers name to buyer.
27TH SCOTTISH SOUTH AUSTRALIA CAP BADGE - STOKES WW2 example .Very well detailed, silvered lugs. Maker mkd. "Stokes" to the back. As nice as they come. Scarce. The 27th was a South Australian Militia regiment, and in the period of 1930 to 1942, it had a Scottish nature. First introduced in 1938 this hat badge is based on the Australian Rising Sun badge, with the stag's head of the Seaforths in the centre, and 27 between the antlers on the sun. The scrolls read, South Australian Scottish Regiment, and with the Latin phrase, Primus Inter Pares, meaning First Among Equals.
2ND ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. DRUMMERS SWORD - 1856 1856 Pattern sword attributed to the 2nd Vol. btn A & S.H. so still in use after 1881. Brass handle for drummers. Good blade with acid etched maker details. Excellent leather/brass scabbard. Etched to back of top scabbard mount " 7/94 V. 2 A & S.H. - 8 Rare
2ND BATTALION GORDON HIGHLANDERS BOER WAR PIPERS SPORRAN CANTLE Lovely and rare Boer War era Gordon Hldrs. pipers sporran cantle. Top quality by Kirkwoods of Edinburgh and bearing their jeweller tablet and Thistle trade mark to rear. Also stamped " 8". Presumably pipe band store issue number. 5 silvered finials to top. Nice Marquis of Huntly stag and By Dand scroll in relief to centre.Beautifully hand etched thistles to sides. Taken out of service in 1908.Worn only by Regimental pipers.
2nd BATTALION RENFREWSHIRE OFFICERS SHAKO BADGE - 1860 - 1875 Rare unmarked silver officers shako plate. die struck silver with separate Roman Numeral centre piece. Surmounted by Prince of Wales feathers with regimental motto " ICH DIEN". Feathers have been separatelyapplied but not a repair. 3 screw posts to rear. VGC 14th Paisley Corps became part of the Argyll & Sutherland Hldrs.
2nd BATTALION THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) - PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Large unmarked silver plaid brooch as per the 2nd Btn. pattern. Battle Honours standing out in relief. Real cairngorm to centre. Original stout pin and hook to rear. Rare.
2ND BTN. CAMERONIANS CAP BADGE Very rare numbered cap badge. As per the normal badge but with the addition of a "2" within the strung bugle. W/m or silver plate. V.G.C.
2ND CAMERONIANS PRESENTATION TANKARD Very nicely etched tankard. Plated pewter. See pics, they do the talking
2ND EDINBURGH RIFLE VOLUNTEER CORPS HELMET PLATE Nicely detailed w/m example. 3 lugs. Nicely age toned. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
2ND HAMPSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS CAP BADGE Lovely example with good detail. Victorian crown. 2 lugs to rear.
2nd HAMPSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS VICTORIAN CAP BADGE Very nice cast example with lovely sharp detail. Possibly silver plated. No rubbing or damage. Cheap price.
2nd KING EDWARD 7th GURKHA RIFLES CAP BADGE Superb mint example in blackened enamel. Slider
2ND LIEUTENANTS SHOULDER SLIDE -RECCE CORPS - NORTH AFRICA / ITALY Rare shoulder slide as worn singly in the Desert and Italian campaigns. Cotton drill, a bit salty on the underside . 2nd Lt. pip and Recce green/yellow strip.
2nd LIFE GUARDS CAP BADGE Good WW2 example with slider. Nice patina and condition.
2ND PATTERN COMMANDO DAGGER Good honest example, straight out the weeds and never been in a collection. Full length blade with good tip and most of the blued finish remaining. Scabbard with nickel chape. Leather good. Top of scabbard has been soldier cut as they did and the elastic has been removed and the leather tabs cut short. " B " and W.D. arrow to cross guard. There may be a number beyond the B but I can't make it out. Others I've had were " B2 ".Nice toned brass handle. It's being sold as it came in but would clean up nicely if required. One look original with no issues
2ND PATTERN E BOAT BADGE - ALFRED STUBBE - BERLIN Good maker marked award retaining a large amount of original finish usual lacking on these badges. Maker marked A.S. in a triangle for "Alfred Stubbe, Berlin". Needle pin. Top hook present. Nice, heavy example with good detail.
2ND PATTERN ETCHED FAIBAIRN SYKES FIGHTING KNIFE Nice 2nd pattern Wilkinson Sword Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife. No damage or shortening. Nice clear etching to both sides as per the 1st pattern. Also stamped "PP" to pommel. Retains most of it's blackened finish.Top elastic removed from scabbard but otherwise very good with sew on tags and good supple leather and blackened brass chape. This is a very good example of a now scarce dagger which fetches a lot more than this elsewhere. Grab a bargain !
2ND PATTERN FAIRBAIRN SYKES COMMANDO FIGHTING KNIFE - ETCHED PANELS Good example of this very rare and iconic Fighting knife from WW2. Brass handle. Etched panels to both sides of the ricasso. Nice clean full length blade.Good point. No scabbard. V.G.C.
2ND PATTERN GERMAN E BOAT BADGE - SCOTTISH COMMANDO BRING BACK The last from a tin of awards brought back by a Scottish Marine Commando. The tin containing approx. 30 badges was bought from his widow and this is the last one which I had planned on keeping. Our man had " Liberated this and the other items from some military shop or stores as there were 3 's and 4's of everything but all Kreigsmarine. I ran all items up on the forums and it was a 100% thumbs up. This is a mid war zinc example, unissued and with some loss of finish as you find on zinc examples as the zinc seems to soak up the gilding. Maker mkd. to rear " FEK W.E.PEEKHAUS BERLIN AUSF. SCHWERIN BERLIN 68 ". Really nice example with coke bottle pin and still with uniform retaining hook. Name of soldier to buyer.
2ND PATTERN POLIZEI VISOR CAP EAGLE This is a nice early Polizei Visor Cap-eagle (Mützenadler). 2nd Pattern as introduced on 25 June 1936. The aluminum police cap-eagle is complete with both prongs. V.G.C.
2ND ROYAL LANARK MILITIA CAP BADGE - 1860 Rare cap badge to the 2nd Royal Lanark who served in the Crimean War. Well detailed brass. North and south lugs. V.G.C
2ND SCOTTISH GENERAL HOSPITAL PIPERS BADGE Nice heavy cast example. Strap with "2ND S.G.H.". Good detail. Rare.
2ND V.B. (GLASGOW) HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY EDWARDIAN CAP BADGE 2nd (Glasgow) VB Highland Light Infantry Edwardian OR’s glengarry badge circa 1905-08. A fine rare short lived die struck white metal example with “South Africa 1900-2” and “2nd Volr. Battn”scroll below the badge. H Q at Yorkhill Street, Glasgow. V.G.C.
2ND V.B. MANCHESTER - OFFICERS SILVER BADGE Rare officers example . Unmarked silver. Blades to back. Scrolls with gilding to ground. Fine detail. Pre 1908 V.G.C.
2ND VOL. BTN. HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY COLLAR BADGE - PAIR Rare to get one of these never mind a pair. Non facing. 2nd VOLʀ. BATTɴ. scroll to bottom and SOUTH AFRICA 1900 -2 scroll below bugle. Nicely toned white metal.
2ND VOL.( Renfrewshire ) BATT. ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. 1899 H/M GLASGOW SILVER PLAQUE Beautiful piece. The hand etching on this is exquisite. Likely from a large presentation piece. Glasgow silver hallmarks for 1899. Fantastic condition. The 2nd V.B ( Renfrewshire ). A & S.H, along with the 1st and 3rd Renfrewshire became the 6th A & S.H.in 1908.
2nd VOLUNTEER BATT. HLI CAP BADGE Scarce badge with long scroll bearing battle honour " SOUTH AFRICA 1900-02. Very good condition and bought in with a rare pair of related collar dogs for sale separately. Excellent condition
2nd VOLUNTEER BATT. HLI PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Very rare plaid brooch to the 2nd Volunteer Battalion of the H.L.I. Plain quoit with silvered 2nd VB cap badge device with the SOUTH AFRICA 1900-2 Battle Honour scroll. The centre although similiar to the cap badge is purpose made for the brooch , in silvered cast brass or copper. Stout original pin to rear.Circa 1908
2ND WORCESTER RGT. WW2 PRESENTATION CLOCK - MACHINE GUN PLTN. Lovely presentation piece in the form of a Art Deco style clock presented by a M.G. platoon to one of their officers. Nicely marked for Rawalpindi in India and dtd. 1939. Officers name to top and Regimental motto " FIRM " to front. Attributed to the 2nd Btn. who were stationed in Rawalpindi at that time and continued to fight in Burma later in the war. It's had a new movement fitted which does not detract from the appearance of the clock. Very striking.
3 AWARD RIBBON BAR EK2, Ostfront and Hindenburg cross.
3 V.B. HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY SILVER SHOOTING MEDAL This is a beauty. Silver hallmarked for B/ham 1896 and dated 1903. Rifles to each side and nicely impressed to the back. Rose gold centre. Uncleaned, as found, will come up a treat if desired.
3 WAR GROUP OF MEDALS, WW2, PALESTINE , KOREA - ARGYLLS, RNF Fantastic group from vets daughter. Comprises WW2 group of, Africa c/w 8th Army bar, France & Germany and 1939/45 Campaign stars and Defence medal, these unworn and still with their original ribbons and box of issue addressed to him in Bannockburn. Palestine GSM named to him and Argyll and Sutherland Hldrs . Korea pair of Queens Korea , named to him (he's now with the Royal Nothumberland Fusiliers), and the U.N. Korea c/w box of issue. The entitlement slip for both medals is included . Also their is an Imperial Service medal named to him and their is an original photo of him receiving it.The latter medal in box of issue with outer card box. He seemingly transferred to R.N.F. to see service in Korea. Transferred to HLI in May 1945 and was put on the army reserve list in 1951 Also included are numerous safe driving medals. Fantastic group to a Scot who saw lots of Frontline service in 3 wars.
3 WARTIME BADGE AND MEDAL REFERENCE BOOKS 3 Wartime publications . Very informative. All good apart from one has the back cover detached but present.
31ST LANARKSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS SHAKO BADGE Rare badge. Die struck brass. Very nicely toned and as it came to me with old polish residue. Nice strike The 31st were formed in December 1859 from workers in the leather trade. VGC
36th ULSTER Y.C.V CAP BADGE Good example of an o/r's badge to the Young Citizens Volunteer Btn.(14th Irish Rifles). Although polished by the previous owner this is a genuine badge which can be borne out by on line research. The Young Citizen Volunteers of Ireland continued to wear this badge after becoming 14th Btn. R.I.R. in 1914. Disbanded 1918 Detail is good and correct with no rubbing. Red hand of Ulster on a shamrock surmounted by the Kings Crown. Rare
36th Ulster Y.C.V. OFFICERS BRONZE CAP BADGE An exceedingly rare cap badge which was "Badge of the Year"a few years ago at Britains top military auctioneers, making the most money of any British cap badge that year. 2 piece bronze. Flat back. Blades good. On it's original green felt backing patch. Almost all finish remaining. Excellent condition and one of only a handful known to exist.
3rd A.&S.H. BOER WAR LEE METFORD - UNIT MKD. 3rd A &S.H. bayonet to this Territorial unit, formerly Stirling Militia who saw action in the Boer War. Bayonet in good shape and nicely unit mkd. to the pommel (See photos). Unusual American style scabbard.
3RD ANTI AIRCRAFT DIVISION FORMATION SIGNS - PAIR Good condition removed from uniform pair of printed formation signs.1st pattern. Straight from vets family acquisition. Name of soldier to buyer. V.G.C. A pre-war Territorial Army Anti-Aircraft formation located in Scotland. The 3rd AA Division was the first division-level headquarters created de novo (earlier ones being converted infantry divisions). It was formed at Edinburgh on 1 September 1938
3rd BTN. RENFREWSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS SHAKO PLATE Beautiful die struck shako plate with no rubbing or damage. 7 pointed star, voided centre . Strap with "3rd RENFREWSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS" Surmounted by Prince of Wales feathers with regimental motto "ICH DIEN". Very rare
3RD CARABINEERS CAP BADGE Good early example. Slider. Solder holes. Well detailed.
3RD CARABINIERS CAP BADGE Good example on slider. Well detailed, die struck. Age toned. V.G.C.
3RD GURKHA RIFLES - QAO - WW2 CAP BADGE Very nice example of 3rd Gurkhas - Queen Alexandrias Own, WW2 era cap badge. Cast. No rubbing or damage and nicely age toned. lugs slightly bent otherwise A.1.
3RD IRISH GUARDS INTEREST- PERIOD FRAMED COPY OF THE KINGS SPEECH Rare period framed copy of the Kings speech to the 3rd Irish Guards on St. Patricks Day 1916. This is an original in good condition. No foxing or damage. Original black paper still on the back. V.G.C.
3RD KINGS OWN HUSSARS CAP BADGE Good example with sharp detail. Lugs
3RD KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS (KOSB) OFFICERS HOME SERVICE HELMET IN NAMED TIN Blue cloth helmet named to a 3rd V.B. officer with it's accompanying japanned carry tin. Tin with nice brass plate with the officers name and regiment in script. Helmet in great condition but missing it's helmet plate. Approx. size 55/56. V.G.C.
3RD LANARK O/R'S VICTORIAN CAP BADGE Very nice well detailed original of a much faked badge. This one has correct horizontal lined "3" with seeded back ground and the background of the strap is also seeded. North and south lugs. White metal. Very sharp strike.
3RD LANARKSHIRE R.V. HELMET PLATE - CAMERONIANS Good 2 piece example with very good detail. No rubbing to high points. 2 lugs to reverse. For use on the Home Service helmet. Later became a Volunteer Btn. of the Cameronians Rare
3rd LANARKSHIRE R.V. SLOUCH HAT BADGE - 1903/05 Rare short lived badge for wear on the slouch hat. Circa 1903 to 1905. Retaining all it's Bronze finish. North & south lugs. Mint
3RD LANARKSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS HELMET PLATE Good w/m o/r's helmet plate circa 1878. Nicely toned. 2 lugs. Strung bugle to voided centre and full details on surrounding strap. V.G.C.
3RD PATTERN FAIRBAIRN SYKES - ARMY CONTRACT - NOWILL Mint unissued condition example of this well made Fairbairn by J. Nowill & Sons of Sheffield. Nowill's produced many F.S. knives over the years and this is a 3rd Pattern with black ringed grip, this retaining all it's finish. Profusely stamped with cross keys and a star over "D" above the cross guard. The crossguard has 'Nowills' details stamped on one side and an, "H" in a diamond and the 'W.D. 'arrow on the other side. The blade is non parkerised, finished bright and with no markings. Black leather scabbard in mint condition of a type previously used for Fairbairns. A very nice late variant of an official issue military contract fighting knife.
3RD PATTERN FAIRBAIRN SYKES FIGHTING KNIFE Non marked example in fine condition. Bright blade. Full length, no sharpening. V.G.C.
3RD PATTERN FAIRBAIRN SYKES FIGHTING KNIFE - 2 Good straight out the weeds example. Full length blued blade with good tip. Ribbed handle. Pommel with mould number " 2 " indicating wartime production. Scabbard leather good . Elastic present but broken. Great untouched example with no sharpening.
3RD REICH / ITALIAN FASCIST RING Good Nazi/Fascist alliance finger ring. Chunky plated brass. Pinky size. Face with brass Swaz and Fascist axe. Good condition. British vet bringback bought from his daughter.
3RD REICH 1934 JÖLLENBECK DAY BADGE Nice scarce tinny with detail in relief. Pressed brass. V.G.C..
3RD REICH 1935 1.MÄRZ SAAR DAY BADGE A striking 2-piece tinny. Clear detail with nice age toning. Scarce.
3RD REICH 1937 BRESLAU SANGER BUNDESFEST DAY BADGE Nice condition tinny with almost all brown painted finish. Harp and swastinkas. Maker marked to rear "Paulmann & Crone - Ludenscheid". Scarce.
3RD REICH 1938 NSDAP BERG.- LAND KREISTAG DAY BADGE Mint example in plastic. Maker marked "R. SIEPER &SÖHNE - LÜDERSCHEID". Good detail in relief. Very scarce.
3RD REICH DAF AUFMARSCH 1936 GOTHA DAY BADGE Scarce tinny in die struck brass. Nice detail with lovely age patina.
3RD REICH DAF LAPEL BADGE Nice DAF lapel badge with lovely age toning. Pin back. Good used condition.
3RD REICH DAF STICK PIN Good detail. Correct pin. 5.8 cm long.
3RD REICH DRA SPORTS BADGE BRONZE GRADE Nice example of this 1913-34 award. Good detail. Maker marked to rear.
3RD REICH DRL SPORTS BADGE STICK PIN Nice sports badge bronze grade stick pin. Good detail with knurl pin. Maker marked ST.&L. at rear.
3RD REICH GENERAL ASSAULT BADGE Nice mid war example with nice sharp detail. Non maker marked.
3RD REICH GERMAN 1933 LIEGNITZ AREA DAY BADGE Scarce day badge with nice depiction of German soldier wearing the WW1 type helmet. Retains most of it's gilt wash. Original lead soldered pin to rear.
3RD REICH GERMAN 1939 WIEN HJ COLONIAL AUSLANDER YOUTH DAY BADGE Scarce tinny in superb condition with sharp clear detail.
3RD REICH GERMAN DEUTSCHEN HANDWERKS (T.d.D.H.) BRAUNSCHWEIG 1933 DAY BADGE Red enamelled "T.d.D.H. Braunschweig 18.-19. Nov. 1933" tinny. No chips. "C. Poellath Schrobenhausen" (maker) and "Ges.Gesch." marked to rear. (T.d.D.H. = Tag des Deutschen Handwerks ( Day of the German craft) Excellent condition with no chips to the enamel.
3RD REICH GERMAN NSDAP PARTY BADGE BY FRITZ ZIMMERMANN RZM & maker marked M1/72 for Fritz Zimmermann-Stuttgart.
3RD REICH GERMAN SA SPORTS BADGE IN BRONZE Nice condition with makers details WERNSTEIN - JENA to the rear. Also mkd. D.R.G.M.35269. Nice detail and toning.
3RD REICH HJ-DAF REICHSBERUFSWETTKAMPF 1934 BADGE This badge was awarded to participants and officials of the reichsberuffwettkamp (National Trade Competition to encourage German youth to develop proficient skills. All participants were required to belong to the HJ, DAF and under 21 years old were eligible to compete.) on 1934. Marked REICHSVERBAND PFORZHEIM to rear.
3RD REICH HJ-DAF REICHSBERUFSWETTKAMPF 1935 BADGE Nice example with lovely age patina. Awarded to participants and officials of the reichsberuffwettkamp 1935 (National Trade Competition to encourage German youth to develop proficient skills. All participants were required to belong to the HJ, DAF).
3RD REICH HORSE RIDER BADGE AND STICK PIN BOXED - NAMED Nice boxed example with lovely age toning. Badge and pin both corrected marked to rear. Owner's name "Fr. Stineider" ? and "Juni 39" hand applied to the back of the stick pin.
3RD REICH KDF MOSEL KOBLENZ-TRIER DAY BADGE Nice scarce alloy tinny with good detail. Maker marked "ROBINSON OBERSTEIN/NAHE" to rear.
3rd REICH KREIGSMARINE COASTAL ARTILLERY BADGE - R.S. Nice maker marked example by R.S. Raised letters . Most gilding remaining. Good detail. Good pin and hook.
3RD REICH KREISPARTEITAG 1934 MÜHLHAUSEN DAY BADGE Nice early tinny. Heavy die struck white metal. Sharp detail with lovely age toning.
3RD REICH KUNDGEBUNG GAULEITER RUST 1938 HILDESHEIM DAY BADGE Striking coloured tinny made of efoplast. Maker marked E.O. FRIEDRICH - LEIPZIG. Scarce and in V.G.C..
3RD REICH N.S.G. KDF HESSEN NASSAU DAY BADGE Super detail alloy tinny for N.S.G./KDF (Leisure association). Maker marked "WIEDMANN - FRANKFURT". Scarce.
3RD REICH ORSTGRUPPE - SENIOR LEADERS ARMBAND As nice an example as you will find anywhere and brought back by a Polish paratrooper and bought by me from his son. No moth or damage. Good quality 16mm oak leaf brocade which reaches right to the edge of the multi piece swastika. Original and complete RZM label to the inside. Piped in blue bullion wire to the outer edges. This configuration would have been worn by the senior Department leader. V.G.C.
3RD REICH SAAR 1935 DAY BADGE Saar die struck tinny. god condition.
3RD REICH SHOULDER TO SHOULDER GERMAN AUSTRIAN SOLDIERS MEET WELS 1937 DAY BADGE Superb looking tinnie with great detail. Condition is very good for age. Large size 48mm x 31mm.
3RD REICH STUTTGART 1934 CRAFT WORKERS DAY BADGE Lovely early brass tinny still retaining it's black lettering. Nice depiction of artisans in relief and swastika in the background.
3rd REICH WAR MERIT CROSS WITH SWORDS - RARE MAKER Nice early war silvered combatants example retaining almost all it's original finish. Coke bottle pin. Marked to pin "84" (Carl Poeliath - Schobenhausen). Rare maker.
3RD REICH WEHRMACHT W.H.W 1938-39 DAY BADGE Superb looking tinny. Large size approx. 5 cm diameter. Die struck metal. Great details in relief.
3RD REICH WW1 GERMAN COLONIAL VETERANS LAPEL BADGE - VET BRINGBACK Good pin back example with no enamel damage. Ges Gesch mkd. and maker stamp " S " in a circle to the back. Part of a group of British vet bring backs.
3RD SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Super example of a Territorial Btn. plaid brooch in nickel silver. Very well detailed and nice heavy construction. Uncleaned with age toning but will clean up beautifully if desired. Original stout pin and hook to the reverse. Points of the antlers stand out in high relief. Very striking.Most I've seen do not have this standard of detail. V.G.C.
3RD V.B. BLACK WATCH ( DUNDEE HLDRS. ) O/R'S CAP BADGE An extremely nice example of this rare badge. Has toned to black indicating silver plate so likely an officers example.. Squat shape. Top scrolls with " 3rd Vol. Batt Royal Hldrs. ". Outstanding looking badge which I've exactly as it came to me. 3rd V.B. were based in Dundee. V.G.C.
3rd V.B. SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH A scarce plaid brooch from the Territorial era. Cast silver quoit with stag horn design. Separately applied stags head. What makes this one special is the stamping to the back "3RD V.B.S.H." and (number) "10". Original stout pin, oversize as per the period. Excellent condition.
3RD VB ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS GLENGARRY BADGE Lovely genuine example of this very rare badge Die-stamped white metal. Circa 1887. 2 lugs to rear. V.G.C.. Please do not be confused with the thousands of copies of this badge being offered for sale, this is a real one from a famous old collection. If you are buying one for less money than this it is most certainly a fake.
3RD VB ROYAL HIGHLANDERS BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE Nice o/r's cap badge for the 3rd ( City of Dundee ) Battalion. Circa 1887. As per Regulars cap badge but top scrolls read, " 3rd Vol. Batt - Royal Highlanders ". As nice as they come this one.
3RD VB SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS (MORAYSHIRE) DRUM MAJORS SPORRAN CANTLE Extremely rare sporran cantle for 3rd volunteer battalion Seaforth Hldrs. Drum Major. Top quality . 3 piece construction to Regimental device. This in silver. Hand etched thistle pattern is very elaborate on this one. V.G.C.
3rd VOL BTN A & S.H. OFFICERS (Stirling Militia) SBP Very rare SBP to the Argylls. 3rd VB were the former Stirling Militia. As per Volunteer pattern but with added scroll
3rd VOLUNTEER BTN. SEAFORTH HLDRS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Very rare early pipers brooch. Thistle motif to quoit. Raised centre with beautiful metalwork holding a super foiled citrine. Over long stout pin as found on early brooches. Stamped to rear " 3 V.B.S.H. Excellent condition
4 / 7TH IRISH DRAGOON GUARDS OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Good 2 piece officers silver example.Centre detaches for cleaning.Well detailed. Very substantial badge. 2 lugs to rear. Back has a "S" (Silver ) stamp. Scarce.
4 BAR QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL - ARGYLL& SUTHERLAND HLDRS. A Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, 4 Clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902, awarded to, 8741 Private S. Mc Gregor Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who saw service during the Boer War on operations in the Cape. Number ties it to a Volunteer soldier so possibly 3rd/ 4th Btn ? C/w original ribbon
4 TH ( DUNDEE) BLACK WATCH - ROYAL HLDRS. LEE METFORD BAYONET Excellent condition bayonet. Polished mounts as per pre WW1 examples. This is one of the nicest I've ever had with good everything. Scabbard leather excellent , supple and retaining it's original black finish. Blade is excellent with no pitting, rust or damage and nicely mkd. with VR crown, WD arrow and 1894 date. Handle is the same condition with nice wood grips and correct brass rivets. Pommel mkd. " 4 R.H." (Royal Hldrs). Very rare with this marking to the 4th Territorial Battalion.
4/5 SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS SHOULDER TITLE - 2 PIECE This is a very rare title. normal Seaforth curved title but with a separate 4/5 title. Both parts in V.G.C. with old polish residue to rear.
4/5 TH ROYAL SCOTS SHOULDER TITLE Scarce title. This one with the T officially removed. Hex lugs. Nice age toning. V.G.C.
4/5TH ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS CAP BADGE Very nice example in silver in gilt. Correctly mkd. to the back for Marshall and Aitken and with a serial number. Pin back. Green enamel behind centre. dark age patina, uncleaned as it came to me with the cross belt badge also listed and a lapel badge .
4/5TH ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS CROSS BELT BADGE Rare piece and mkd to the back for Marshall and Aitken and with a serial number as they should be as officers examples of this badge as well as the cap badge were only produced by M & A. As per the cap badge but in a larger size approx. 2.5 inches by 2.75 . Cast silver with brass centre. Nicely toned . Green felt not enamel behind the centre ? 2 screw posts with their finger nuts still present. V.G.C.
42nd (BLACK WATCH) VICTORIAN SERGEANTS CAP BADGE Very clean example with Victorian crown. Silver plated. 4 piece with seperate numerals, gilded centre and plated star. Center with a nice burnished look and retaining all it's finish. Rare.
42nd BLACK WATCH BOER WAR OFFICERS SLOUCH HAT BADGE Rare officers slouch hat badge as worn in South Africa in the Boer War. Red felt with embroidered "42" in relief. Good condition with some fading to the bullion wire.
42ND BLACK WATCH SGTS BADGE - KINGS CROWN - WW2 Extremely rare badge. Worn by sergeants only in WW2. As per the officers/ Snco's badge but with " 42 " rather than st. Andrew to the centre. Condition is very good. One period replacement lead soldered lug. This reflected in the price.
42ND BLACK WATCH VICTORIAN SWAGGER STICK Good condition and unusual walking out cane for the 42nd. Nice long nickel silver top and longer than usual metal tip. Top good with nice sharp not rubbed away detail and none of the usual denting.
42nd HIGHLANDERS ( BLACK WATCH ) OFFICER / PIPE MAJORS DIRK Extremely rare dirk. Gilded brass mounts . To the bottom 3 scabbard mounts, separately applied thistle motif in relief. Top mount with St. Andrew within a thistle wreath with " 42 " below. This again a separately applied piece. Matching stones with nice diamond cut edging. Brass studded bog oak handle. Scabbard leather original and good. Blade with good point. Some small areas of darkening. Undented ball to end of scabbard. Pre the Black Watch so an extremely rare piece.
42ND HIGHLANDERS (BLACK WATCH) - WW2 SERGEANTS KINGS CROWN CAP BADGE Good example of this very rare badge. 3-piece construction as it should be. Worn by Sgts. in WW2. Great condition.
42ND HIGHLANDERS (BLACK WATCH) SWAGGER STICK Rare 42nd Highlanders swagger stick. Nickel silver ball top. Regimental device with QVC and Royal Highlanders . Cane with a couple of bits of damage but still with it's nickel tip. Attributed to Freddie Tate a distinguished golfer and son of a famous Edinburgh physicist. Freddie died in action in the Boer War
42ND HIGHLANDERS - BLACK WATCH VICTORIAN OFFICERS CAP BADGE Very nice 3-piece officers example in unmarked silver. Good, clear detail with lovely age toning. Still retaining almost all it's gilding finish.Victorian crown. Silver lugs.
42ND HLDRS. - BLACK WATCH SERGEANTS VICTORIAN CAP BADGE Very nice example. 4 piece. Some light polishing to high points. Die struck star and burnished Victorian crown over Nemo Me Impune strap. Silver " 42" to centre Very striking
42ND HLDRS. - BLACK WATCH SGTS BADGE Rare piece. Unmarked silver. Period pin back . Black age toning as found with silver. Two thirds size of normal cap badge. Possibly adjutants badge for wear on the visor cap. Kings crown. V.G.C.
42ND HLDRS. - BLACK WATCH VICTORIAN BALL TOP SWAGGER STICK Very rare walking out cane to the Gallant Forty Twa. Early Victorian example. Ball with heavy polishing and a hairline crack to the side. Star of the Order of the Thistle device to top with " 42 " to centre. Lovely straight age toned cane sand still with it's brass tip. These rarely turn up and if they do the condition , unlike this one is usually very poor
42nd OF FOOT ( BLACK WATCH ) H/M OFFICERS BADGE Very rare to find a silver hallmarked example of this already scarce badge. Hallmarks for Birmingham. Nicely shaped star backing plate. Victorian crown. lugged "42" for easy removal/cleaning. Silver lugs.
42ND OF FOOT ( BLACK WATCH ) OFFICERS SPORRAN BADGE BADGE Very rare Victorian sporran badge. Heavy cast construction. Period converted from 3 lug to stout period pin and hook. Pin overlong as found on period examples. Very well detailed
42nd OF FOOT ( BLACK WATCH ) SERGEANTS KINGS CROWN CAP BADGE Beautiful WW1 example with Marshall of Edinburgh jewellers tablet to rear.The original gilding has darkened giving it a nice toned look.
44TH INDIAN AIRBORNE DIVISION WW2 PATCH Good printed example. Service wear. Removed from uniform.
44TH OF FOOT ( ESSEX RGT ) OFFICERS SILVER COLLAR PAIR Rare pair of pre 1881 collar badges in silver for an officer. Correct female sphinx with tail rising above the back and the tuft facing forward. Facing pair. V.G.C.
45TH FOOT NOTTINGHAMSHIRE VICTORIAN CAP BADGE Nice pre 1881 die struck brass example. Good detail. VC crown. North & south lugs to rear.
47th LONDON BATTLEDRESS COMBINATION Mint possibly unissued condition.Printed Bow bells insignia. All correctly stitched. Scarce
48TH CANADA CAP BADGE Nice heavy chrome or silver plate example. Very well detailed this one. V.G.C.
4th / 5TH ROYAL SCOTS SILVER FORAGE CAP BADGE Nice example as per the officers badge. 2 piece construction. Unmarked silver. Small size approx. one and a quarter inches. Rare.
4th / 5th SEAFORTH HLDRS. WW1 COLLAR BADGE Nice die struck WW1 w/m collar. V.G.C. Scarce.
4th / 5TH SEAFORTHS WW1 CAP BADGE WITH ORIGINAL TARTAN PATCH Very nice example of this scarce badge. Complete with it's tartan patch. Worn on the tam o shanter. 2 lugs to rear.
4TH BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE Good o/r's cap badge with nice unrubbed detail. W/M.
4TH BLACK WATCH COLLAR BADGE Very nice die struck example of this scarce collar. Perthshire double headed eagle.
4TH BLACK WATCH COLLAR DOG PAIR Nice pair of Victorian collars. Very sharply struck with great detail. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
4th BLACK WATCH LEE METFORD BAYONET - WILKINSON Excellent example with markings to pommel , " 4 R.H." ( Royal Hldrs- Black Watch" and no. 596.Clean blade with profuse stampings , 7'90 - 97, 197, V.R. WILKINSON , W.D and arrow, B.R. and more, see pics.Scabbard leather excellent and with unblackened pre Great War unblackened metal parts. Top mount mkd. 310 to mouth.Good working sprung button.Wood grips good. Very clean untouched example from old collection fresh to the market.
4th BLACK WATCH OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Very rare SBP for officers. Perthshire double headed eagle device with correct lugs for belt plate and c/w original pins. Seeded nickel back plate. Pins and studs to rear very good. Mint condition but I've left it uncleaned as found
4TH BLACK WATCH PIPERS WAIST BELT BUCKLE Very rare Volunteer Battalion pipers waist belt plate. Thistle motif in high relief. Centre set with an officers rare gilded collar device.
4th BLACK WATCH PLATED SPORRAN BADGE Scarce sporran badge for 4th B.W. Heavy plate finish. Perthshire double headed eagle. Well detailed die struck.
4TH DONSIDE HIGHLAND VOLUNTEER BTN. (GORDON HLDRS.) CAP BADGE Good cast brass example. Slight polishing to the high points. Flat lugs. V.G.C.
4TH DONSIDE HIGHLAND VOLUNTEER BTN. (GORDON HLDRS.) CAP BADGE Cock O the North cap badge. Looks like cast then silver plated with nice dark age toning. Wire loop type lugs. Nicely detailed on this one. V.G.C.
4TH DONSIDE HIGHLAND VOLUNTEER BTN. (GORDON HLDRS.) SILVER CAP BADGE Good officers example in unmarked cast silver. Slight polishing to the Cock of the North's wing. Flat lugs. V.G.C.
4TH GURKHAS CAP BADGE Mint example. Chromed. Prince of Wales feathers with crossed kukris with Roman numeral 4 between blades.
4th GURKHAS OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE. Lovely 3 piece badge made from cast unmarked silver. Crossed kukris with separately applied black handles. Prince of Wales feathers to top. Very striking. Rare
4th QUEENS OWN HUSSARS OFFICERS CAP BADGE Very nice Kings Crown wartime example. 3 piece construction with separately applied silver numerals and scroll. Well detailed.No rubbing or damage.
4TH QUEEN'S OWN HUSSARS ENAMEL LAPEL BADGE Nice button hole lapel badge. No damage to enamel. Maker marked F&S Ltd - BARR ST - B'HAM.
4TH ROYAL IRISH DRAGOON GUARDS CAP BADGE Good example with sharp detail. Slider back.
4TH V.B ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. VICTORIAN OFFICERS BELT PLATE Very rare and in exceptional condition. Silver coloured for Territorials and with added scroll to bottom. C/w keeper. Well detailed.
4TH V.B. ARGYLL& SUTHERLAND HLDRS. TERRITORIAL OFFICERS WAIST BELT PLATE Very rare buckle in near mint condition. As per Territorial standard officers but the with the addition of a scroll to the bottom with " 4TH VOLUNTEER BATT. ". Only ever had two of these in 40 years of collecting so I'm thinning out my collection and letting this one go.
4TH V.B. ROYAL SCOTS CAP BADGE Exceptional heavy cast example.Great detail. Sand cast. Very Striking
4th VOLUNTEER BTN. ROYAL SCOTS CAP BADGE Good weighty example with good detail. As per normal Royal Scots badge but in white metal only and added "4th Vol. Batt." scroll and the "Jimmy" Nice condition. Scarce
4TH, 5TH, 6TH & 7TH BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE - WW1 - RARE Very rare no sphinx example of Black Watch badge for 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th BTN. Good clear detail. It has been period converted to brooch pin . This is a very rare badge. I've had only 3 genuine examples in over 30 years of collecting.
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th BLACK WATCH NO SPHINX WW1 CAP BADGE - RARE Fine example of this exceedingly rare Great War Territorial Btns. badge . Thin and flat as per genuine examples and with nice age toning. This badge without the Sphinx Battle Honour found on Regular Battalion badges . It's over 4 years since I last had one of these so extremely hard to come by. V.G.C.
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th BLACK WATCH NO SPHINX WW1 CAP BADGE - RARE Fine example of this exceedingly rare Territorial Battal badge . Thin and flat as per genuine examples and with old polish residue to back. This badge without the Sphinx Battle Honour found on Regular Battalion badges . It's over 4 years since I last had one of these so extremely hard to come by. V.G.C.
4TH/ 7TH ROYAL DRAGOON GUARDS CAP BADGE Early lugged as opposed to slider example. W/M . Well detailed
4th/5th ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS BADGE - MARSHALL Very good example of this exceedingly rare badge. Unmarked silver. Marshall and Aitken impressed to badge and correct with it's registration number which these badges always seem to have. Some rubbing to high points , otherwise very good unmessed with badge.
50 GORDON CANADIAN SHOULDER TITLE Nice brass example. Well loved and polished by a soldier who cared about his appearance. Good unbent round lugs. Old polish residue to back.
51ST HIGHLAND DIVISION 8TH ARMY DESERT SHOULDER INSIGNIA - ARGYLLS/BLACK WATCH A cracker straight out the house in Raploch Stirling from the grandson. Shoulder slip over . Sun bleached and dirty. HD and a piece of Regimental tartan. Worn by both Black Watch and Argylls. Very rare
51ST HIGHLAND DIVISION ANODISED CAP BADGE Now scarce " Crucified Moose " as worn in the 1980's by 51st Highland Territorials. 3 lugs . Mint condition.
51st HIGHLAND DIVISION CAP BADGE "Crucified moose" cap badge. Anodised. Still on it's tartan patch for the Argylls, as worn on the TOS. VGC
51ST HIGHLAND DIVISION OFFICER/SNCO'S CAP BADGE Good quality staff badge.Silver plated. Uncleaned as found. Frosted silver Stag with a good percentage of the frosting remaining. Correct 3 lugs, still with original cotter pins. Bolt on stag.
51st HIGHLAND DIVISION OFFICERS CAP BADGE Nice 2 piece silvered "Crucified Moose". Silvered with nice frosted silver stags head in relief. 4 bolts to secure the stag over the Saltyre. 3 lugs. Worn by officers and SNCO's. Good earlier substantial one. V.G.C.
51ST HIGHLAND DIVISION WAR SKETCHES - 1920 Particularly good condition for age. 62 plates with a short story of background in front of each plate. Dated 1920. Scarce book.
52 LOWLAND WW2 LOT OF INSIGNIA, DOCUMENTS AND EPHEMERA Cracking large group attributable to a Sgt. in the Lowland Div. in WW2. Comprising dog tag, full set of insignia inc.complete 52 Lowland Mountain/Saltire sleeve badges, Brigade strips,pair of RE printed titles, 2 overseas chevrons (only one worn on lower sleeve), 2 Sgt.s chevrons, ration tins, one still with it's contents of chewing tobacco. Catholic religious artefacts contained in little pouches and much more. Nice to get a one mans lot like this, untouched .
52 LOWLAND- 6th H.L.I.- RSM's SILVER MEDAL AND EMBROIDERED BADGE Rare and attractive set of items comprising silver hallmarked medal with Lowland Division device to face with very sharp detail and in excellent condition. To the rear, nicely engraved " GLASGOW HERALD TUG OF WAR 1935 - R.S.M. J.M. FERGUSON (COACH) 6th H.L.I.. Nice Birmingham h/m for 1935 and makers stamp " ? M c M ". The medal with it's original fob chain. Beautiful embroiderd Lowland cloth badge as per WW1 sleeve badge but much larger , approx, 3 iches by 2 and a half. This in unused condition and very rare.
52ND LOWLAND - 6TH H.L.I.- RSM's SILVER MEDAL AND EMBROIDERED BADGE Rare and attractive set of items comprising silver hallmarked medal with Lowland Division device to face with very sharp detail and in excellent condition. To the rear, nicely engraved “GLASGOW HERALD TUG OF WAR 1935 - R.S.M. J.M. FERGUSON (COACH) 6th H.L.I.”. Nice Birmingham h/m for 1935 and makers stamp ? “M c M”. The medal with it's original fob chain. Beautiful embroiderd Lowland cloth badge as per WW1 sleeve badge but much larger , approx, 3 iches by 2 and a half. This in unused condition and very rare.
52nd LOWLAND DIV. WW2 BATTLEDRESS COMBINATION - CAMERONIANS Very rare battledress combination. Printed Salyre and "MOUNTAIN". 2 green infantry stripes. Cameronians tartan patch. Removed from a "Been There" battledress so a bit dirty but the real deal.
52ND LOWLAND DIVISION CAP BADGE Scarce badge to 52 Lowland. 1980's, 2 piece anodised. Now very difficult to find. Tips of cross with service wear. Overall not bad for a soldiers badge.
56th LONDON INFANTRY DIVISION WW2 SLEEVE COMBINATION Good scarce combi. from the Italian Campaign. Queens shoulder title,Dick Whittington's cat insignia for the 56th and single red Brigade stripe for 1st Brigade.Couple of moth nips otherwise good. Removed fron uniform
5th & 4th/5th SEAFORTHS SERGEANTS CAP BADGE Rare Territorial badge. Nickel silver, correct pin back.Good chunky example. Sutherland wildcat and Sans Peur (without fear) motto. Worn by sergeants of both battalions until disbandment in 1946.
5TH ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. WW1 TRENCH ART MANS BRACELET Beautiful original piece from the Great War. Large size bracelet set with an Argylls collar badge. To either side of this raised letters A and S (Argyll & Sutherland ). Also letter puched with "5th Batt - 1917". V.G.C.
5th BATTALION BLACK WATCH OFFICERS CROSS BELT BADGE Excellent condition cross belt or pouch badge. Very well detailed with no rubbing or damage.Victorian crown over a Star of the Order of the Thistle.Raised central strap with "5th Vo. Battn Black Watch" Within the strap a thistle standing in high relief.Separately applied centre. To the back 3 screw posts, these still with their original brass nuts. Very very nice. As per the cap badge but larger ( see pics ).
5TH BLACK WATCH PIPERS PLAID BROOCH White metal pipers brooch in good condition with no rubbing or damage. Period replaced pin. Otherwise A.1. Priced with the pin in mind.
5TH BTN. CAMERONIAN CHARLES G. TAYLOR LETTER BOX & DINNER MENU Sgt. Charles Taylor. WW1 vet. Served with 5th Cameronians. Was also a piper with them. Front door brass letter box and 1919 Reunion dinner menu and list of all attending members from the different companies.Rare interesting piece of ephemera.
5TH BTN. ROYAL SCOTS CAP BADGE Very nice toned example with no rubbing or damage. Domed solid centre. Volunteer scroll above St. Andrew. Scarce V.G.C.
5TH BTN. SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS COLONEL'S BADGE The rarest of the Feather cap badges. 4 feathers for Colonel or C.O. Of the pattern locally made in Beauly and the like. Silver plated nickel . Some finish loss and polishing to high points. You are unlikely to find another of these.
5th CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES) OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Very good slider example for peaked cap. Unmarked silver. Left uncleaned as it came to me with one other many yers ago from the officers family. Rare.
5TH CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) CAP BADGE Rare badge usually worn on the forage cap. This one has been period brooched on the back which was quite common. 5 within a strung bugle. White metal o/r's example. Slider removed, nice early type hinged pin and stout hook. V.G.C.
5TH GURKHAS CHROMED CAP BADGE Striking sand cast example. Heavy chrome finish. Officers quality. Well detailed. V.G.C.
5th INFANTRY DIV. (INDIA) - OFFICERS SLOUCH HAT Very rare "Been There" slouch hat attributed to 5th Indian Division (Ball of Fire). This one has seen a fair bit of service with sweat staining and general service wear. Good size 56/57. Cotton puggaree with Formation patch which is 2 piece pin back but is also stitched down and original to hat. Sweat band with much sweat staining and forehead section has rotted away through sweat. The front has a slot for a slider cap badge. Nicely shaped. The 5th were heavily engaged in North Africa before being shipped to the Far East in 1943 and it took part in many major battles inc. Imphal and Kohima. They had the honour of being the first allied unit into Singapore in 1945.
5th INISKILLING DRAGOON GUARDS COLLAR BADGE PAIR. Good facing pair so flags go left and right. Bi metal with "INNISKILLING" scroll. Circa WW2.Cast scrolls. Mid 1920's but worn in WW2. Slight rubbing to high points but good early type.
5th INNISKILLING DRAGOON GUARDS COLLAR BADGES - PAIR Lovely set straight from the vet who took part in the Normandy campaign. Facing pair in mint unissued condition.
5th INNISKILLING DRAGOON GUARDS SHOULDER TITLES - PAIR Beautiful set in mint condition, very slightly mismatched like most collars but issued as a pair and c/w their backing plates. These are a facing pair as they should be. Flat hex lugs dating them to the inter war period. The soldier these came from took part in the Normandy invasion. Straight from the house so no issues as to authenticity, 4 lugs. Scarce
5TH ROYAL IRISH POST '52 OFFICERS TUNIC BUTTON Rare button retaining it's gilded finish. Well detailed. Gaunt maker mkd. V.G.C.
5TH ROYAL SCOTS - PRE 1902 OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR Rare collar in cast brass. Victorian crown. V.G.C.
5th ROYAL SCOTS CAP BADGE Nice die struck o/r's example. Age toned. No rubbing or damage. Old polish residue to back. V.G.C.
5th ROYAL SCOTS CAP BADGE Good die struck o/r's example. Nice sharp details. 2 lugs to rear. One slightly bent. Lowest price out there for a real one.
5th ROYAL SCOTS OF CANADA COLLAR BADGE Good detail. Brass. Cica WW2. V.G.C..
5TH ROYAL SCOTS SILVER H/M COLLAR - 1917 Rare bi metal officers collar with Edinburgh hallmarks for 1917.Marshal & Aitken jewellers tablet. Correct registration no. RD. 540927. Maker H.T. ( Henry Tatton). Pin back. Quality construction. Excellent.
5th ROYAL SCOTS SILVER/GILT CAP BADGE c/w ORIGINAL PATCH. MAKER MARKED Beautiful example of this very rare badge. No rubbing. Still with green enamel behind centre. Original regimental tartan patch. Marshall & Aitken - Edinburgh stamped to rear. Also serial number. As far as I am aware they were the only Military Outfitter to sell this badge.
5TH SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS SHOULDER TITLE - WHITE METAL White metal for Territorial Battalions. Scarce pin back example with no evidence of having had lugs. Original pin. Hook absent otherwise very good. Scarce.
5th SEAFORTH HLDRS WW2 CAP BADGE Great example. White metal , die struck. 2 lugs to rear. "SANS PEUR" (Without Fear) on seeded ground.
5th SEAFORTHS VICTORIAN WAIST BELT LOCKET Fine example of this rare buckle. Regimental motto "SANS PEUR" (without fear) to outer section and Wildcat to centre. Fine Roccocco ends. No rubbing . White metal. VGC
5TH V.B. H.L.I. GLASGOW HLDRS. CAP BADGE Scarce Victorian cap badge. Nicely toned w/m. As per Black Watch pattern but with 5TH V.B. - H.L.I. scrolls. V.G.C.
5TH VB HLI (GLASGOW HIGHLANDERS) PIPERS WAIST BELT PLATE Rare pipers waist belt plate as per the Royal Scots piper pattern. Nicely etched to back, " 5TH ( GLASGOW HIGHLAND ) V.B. - H.L.I. . Nickel silver. Victorian period.
5TH VOL. BTN. (QUEENS EDINBURGH) ROYAL SCOTS VICTORIAN HELMET PLATE 5th (Queens Edinburgh)Volunteer Battalion The Royal Scots Helmet Plate. Sharp detail white metal with nice age toning. Solid domed centre. 3 lugs, no rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
5TH VOL. BTN. ROYAL SCOTS CAP BADGE Superb looking example with solid domed out centre. No rubbing or damage. Beautiful age toning.
5TH/7TH GORDON HIGHLANDERS LAPEL BADGE Nice old comrades association badge. Good enamel. Maker marked "TOYE & CO. LONDON". Rare.
6 V.B. GORDON HLDRS.VICTORIAN OFFICERS DIRK BELT PLATE Very rare buckle in very good condition. Nice bevelledbelt plate retaining almost all it's original bright silvered finish. Gordons device as per Regular Battalions but in white metal and blank Battle Honour tablets.
6th BANFFSHIRE GORDON HIGHLANDERS CAP BADGE Very rare cap badge for Volunteer Btn. Marquis of Huntly stag over a coronet. Outer strap with Regimental motto "BY DAND". There are spurious copies of these around however this is a genuine example and has had the 3 lugs found on originals. These have been period removed and replaced with an old style pin and hook. Excellent
6th BANFFSHIRE GORDON HLDRS SERGEANTS CAP BADGE Good example, as per the o/r's pattern but with fretted centre as opposed to solid. Stout original pin and hook to rear with pin being correctly over long for the period. Rare.
6TH BLACK WATCH - WW1 - SOLDIERS BRASS EQUIPMENT NAME TAG Rare solid brass name tag for kit or similar. Ground dug condition. Reads " Pte. J. Rayleigh, B . Coy, 6th B.W. , RH - Perth ". Circa Great War.
6th BLACK WATCH GLENGARRY BADGE Scottish 6th (Fifeshire) VB Black Watch Royal Hldrs Victorian glengarry badge. Nicely toned. lugs. V.G.C.
6TH BTN. HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY CAP BADGE Fine and scarce example with long scroll reading , "SOUTH AFRICA 1900 - 2". Nicely toned w/m. V.G.C.
6TH BTN. KINGS LIVERPOOL RGT. CAP BADGE Very good die struck brass example retaining almost all it's original blackened finish. Comes with the original to it red felt patch. Slider V.G.C.
6th BTN. SEAFORTH HLDRS LAPEL BADGE Good example of this scarce badge. Brass and enamel. Original pin and hook to rear. Very attractive
6th INNISKILLING DRAGOONS COLLAR BADGES - PAIR Very nice matching frosted silver pair of collars. VGC.
6TH LANARKSHIRE BTN. -CAMERONIANS WW1 DRUM Very rare side drum to the 6th ( Territorial Btn. ) Scottish Rifles. Marked up inside to Potters of Aldershot who until the introduction of transfers still hand painted all the army drums. This is exceedingly well painted with the Battle Honours up to 1918 done in gold over Rifle Green. Very well done Regimental device to centre. Blackened tension and drag ropes which is correct for a rifle regiment. Vellum heads. Sling hook in the wrong place and bottom snare strainer absent at one side. As rare as they get.
6th V.B. GORDON HLDRS OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Very rare S B P to the Gordons. Design as per Regular Battalions except all in white metal and with volunteer scroll" 6th V.B. GORDON HIGHLANDERS" above the stags head and crown in the centre. Condition is excellent with posts and hooks plus original pins to rear.
7 SCOTS ( BLACK WATCH, ARGYLLS, HIGHLANDERS) PIPERS SPORRAN - RARE One of only 20 made specifically for 7th Btn, Royal Rgt. of Scotland pipers. Thes sporrans incorporated the grey horsehair of the Argylls piper sporrans with the 5 tassles of the Black Watch. Brass engraved cantle with VII ( 7TH ) to the centre. Extremely rare and will become a very collectible item in the future. Short lived before the Pipe Band went to the standard Royal Regiment sporran. Included with the sale , a Douglas Elspin print of Cpl. Paul Kellett in full No.1's wearing one. V.G.C.
7 TH V.B. ARGYLL - DOLLAR ACADEMY SILVER OFFICERS BADGE Extremely rare Dollar Institution 1908 cap badge. The o/r's white metal is extremely but this is an officers example in unmarked cast silver. I've left pretty much in it's age blackened state, the way silver goes, it just got a light rub with the silver cloth. Detail is excellent. Silver lugs to rear.
7/9TH ROYAL SCOTS 1935 BOXED BOXING MEDAL Small size bronze medal. To 7/9. R.S.V.E.A.B.C. Dated 13-3-35.
7/9TH ROYAL SCOTS 1935 BOXING MEDAL Nice medal in good condition. Approx. size 4 cm diameter.
71ST HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY SHOOTING BARS Rare tartan ribbon with all 71st shooting prize winners within a certain period. Silver bars. 71st device to bottom.
71ST HIGHLANDERS ( H.L.I. ) REGIMENTAL H/M SILVER DIRK - WILSON & SHARP / KIRKWOODS Beautiful piece and one you can fly with ! This type of dirk has no blades and were produced exclusively for the Highland Light Infantry as well as the matching sgian dhu. Exceedingly rare. Edinburgh silver hallmarks for 1923 . Profuse stampings to back of 3 of the 4 mounts as well as having hallmarks to the pommel. Army stamps " REGIMENTAL PROPERTY - 1ST HLI ". Mint
71st of FOOT - H.L.I. - EDINBURGH SILVER H/M PIPERS CROSS BELT BADGE Rare piece with Edinburgh silver hall marks ("W") for 1928. "71" inside bugle. Stamped to back, "REGIMENTAL PROPERTY - 1ST H.L.I." 2 screw posts to rear. Beautiful ! V.G.C.
71ST OF FOOT - HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY - SILVER H/M WBP Rare officers or pipers belt buckle in excellent condition. Hand etched back plate with bugle and 71 in high relief. Clipped edge. Hand made from sheet silver. The back profusely mkd. with "Regimental Property - 1st HLI," Also "Wilson & Sharp Edinburgh" ( jeweller ) and with the Kirkwoods of Edinburgh thistle logo. Kirkwoods in my opinion were by far the best of the Edinburgh silversmiths from that period. Edinburgh silver hallmarks for 1923. As the pipe band was still wearing 71st marked kit I think this most certainly a pipers buckle.
71ST OF FOOT - HLI (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) CROSS BELT BADGE Large size bugle with "71" inside. Age toned white metal. 2 screw posts to rear. Likely for pipers cross belt or pouch.
71st of FOOT - HLI SILVER H/M PIPERS BADGE A very rare piece being a pipers badge by TE/TD with h/m for Edinburgh 1927. Edinburgh silver. Stamped to rear "REGIMENTAL PROPERTY 1ST HLI". Curled bugle with 71 to centre. Cast silver, nice and chunky with good detail. Screw posts to rear V.G.C..
71ST- HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY- EDINBURGH 1923 SILVER H/M WOODEN SKEAN DHU Here's one you can fly with. Sgian dhu made of wood with silver fittings. No blade. Nicely mkd . to the back " REGIMENTAL PROPERTY - 1ST H.L.I." and with Edinburgh hallmarks for 1923. Curved for the leg. Rare piece.
72ND (SEAFORTHS HIGHLANDERS) SHOULDER BELT PLATE - RARE ORIGINAL Rare original of this much faked SBP. Pressed brass with "72" within a thistle spray. Hair line casting fault behind the 72 this only on genuine examples. Back with correct heavy hand bent pins and lots of old polish and verdigris. Unfortunately the fakes have swamped the market but as said, this is a rare original.
72ND 1ST SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH BY KIRKWOOD EDINBURGH Outstanding example in unmarked silver. Motto and other hand etched details not in the usual rubbed condition. What really makes this one is the etching to the back " PIPERS 1ST SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS" and the number " 10 ". Kirkwoods tablet and their trademark thistle also present. Original stout pin and hook. You look for a long time for one as nice as this.
72ND DUKE OF ALBANY OWN HIGHLANDERS VICTORIAN BONNET BADGE Very nice example. This is the longer type with the foliage at the bottom. Condition is near excellent with almost all the finish present. I also have the slightly shortr version for sale. Scarce, pre 1881.
72ND DUKE OF ALBANYS OWN HIGHLANDERS VICTORIAN BONNET BADGE Good original example from the estate of Col. J.Davies Q.O.H..Gilt remaining to rear but gone from the front. Crisp die struck example with Q.V.C. crown. 72 in relief on bee hive. Loops at the back present but bent. Circa 1860. Rare
72ND SEAFORTH HLDRS. PIPERS PLAID BROOCH -INDIAN MUTINY - UNIQUE NAME Good original and attributable 72nd (Seaforths). pipers plaid brooch. Good deep hand etched detail. nice and clear as often this is indistinct due to polishing. Nickel silver. Original off set stout pin. Pipers name " CAMPBELL" scratched to rear. Records show only one Campbell as a piper , first name Colin ,Army No. 3880. Enlisted 1854, Discharged 1865. Awarded the Indian Mutiny medal. Scarce
73RD OF FOOT (BLACK WATCH) OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Rare SBP to the 73rd. Silver Waterloo and Bangalore scrolls and numerals. The small Bangalore may have had a blue enamel ground, now absent.QVC in high relief. Back with correct hook and stud arrangement and surprisingly still has it's red Morocco leather backing.To find a plate still with this is rare. Original gilt finish to plate with some finish loss. The 73rd Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1780. Under the Childers Reforms it amalgamated with the 42nd Regiment of Foot to form the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) in 1881.
74TH HIGHLANDERS (H.L.I.) GLENGARRY BADGE - 1874/1881 Rare glengarry badge, circa 1874 to 1881. K & K 539. White metal version. Dark age toning to back. Original lugs. These a bit bent. V.G.C.
74th HIGHLANDERS (H.L.I.) BRASS COLLAR BADGE PAIR - RARE Extremely rare collar set. Brass for o/r's . Facing, matching pair. Original lugs intact but bent over. Fretted example , these could also be solid. Worn 1874 to 1882. V.G.C.
74TH HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SHAKO BADGE - 1869 - 1878 Extremely rare badge. Die struck silver plate. Featured in both Bloomer and K&K. Worn on the last shako. Very well detailed with the 74 in high relief. No rubbing or damage. EX Hugh King collection.
74TH HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SHAKO PLATE BADGE - 1869/1878 Rare plate. Die struck in either unmarked silver or heavy silver plate. This is a very well struck badge with no rubbing or damage. The 74 stands in high relief. KK 178. Worn on the last shako. 2 lugs to rear. V.G.C.
74th HLDRS - H.L.I. BRASS ELEPHANT COLLARS Very rare collar badges circa 1874 to 1882. Very good detail although slightly mismatched.One with copper lugs, one with brass. VGC.
74th HLDRS.(H.L.I.) BRASS COLLAR BADGE - RARE Exceedingly rare collar to the 74th OF Foot who later became part of the H.L.I.. Brass elephant and howdah within spray wreath. Brass lugs. Die struck. Excellent condition.
74TH OF FOOT O/R'S SHAKO BADGE Very rare cap badge . Similar to 91st shako badge from the same era. Brass . Wire mesh behind " 74 ". V.G.C.
75TH REGIMENT OF FOOT - THE STIRLINGSHIRE REGT. (GORDONS) BELL TOP SHAKO OFFICERS BADGE Extremely rare badge circa 1840. Not even in K & K this one. Circa 1840 for wear on the bell top shako. Beautiful piece , the only issue being the original loop fixings are absent from the back although it's easy to see where they've been. Die struck gilded brass star with silver star mounted in relief. On top of that in separately applied pieces are the Battle Honours , India and Seringapatam and in Roman numerals " LXXV " (75).Also a beautiful gilded tiger. This is a piece I personally have never encountered before and don't expect to see another and therefore it's priced to reflect the rarity.. Replacing the loops if so desired is an easy fix. Astounding piece !!
78TH HIGHLANDERS (SEAFORTH) ROSS SHIRE BUFFS FORAGE CAP BADGE Rare Victorian period cap badge. Elephant over Assaye scroll. Toned brass. North & South lugs. V.G.C.
78TH HIGHLANDERS (SEAFORTHS) HAIR SPORRAN CIRCA 1860 Very rare sporran circa 1860. White horsehair with 6 black tassles. Good leather purse back with Gs brass button. Indian postage stamps from early 1900 stuck to back, possibly when soldier was on service there. Good condition 100% original. Also possibly used by Volunteer battalions of the Black Watch.
78th HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH Lovely untouched example just bought back from a customer. Silver parts on brass quoit. No rubbing or damage. Correct overlong vertical pin. Rare
78TH HIGHLANDERS- ROSS SHIRE BUFFS ( SEAFORTHS) VICTORIAN SILVER FORAGE CAP BADGE Nicest example I've seen of one of these. Pre 1881. Unmarked silver. Silver lugs. Elephant with Assaye scroll above and surmounted with "78". Rare genuine one. Excellent condition.
78TH HIGHLANDERS- ROSS SHIRE BUFFS ( SEAFORTHS) VICTORIAN SILVER FORAGE CAP BADGE Nicest example I've seen of one of these. Pre 1881. Unmarked silver. Silver lugs. Elephant with Assaye scroll above and surmounted with "78". Rare genuine one. Excellent condition.
78TH HLDRS ( ROSS SHIRE BUFFS , 2ND SEAFORTHS) OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Outstanding example in cast unmarked silver. Nice detail and with only slight polishing to high points. Heavy. Silver wire lugs. Beautiful.
78TH HLDRS. ROSS SHIRE BUFFS (SEAFORTH) CAP BADGE Nice Victorian period smaller size glengarry badge. Nicely aged toned . Brass. No rubbing or damage. Especially nice example.
78TH HLDRS. ROSS SHIRE BUFFS (SEAFORTH) OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Very good , near mint example of this scarce pre 1868 badge. Unmarked silver with no rubbing or wear. Two thick silver loops to the reverse. Well detailed. 78th later became 2nd Btn. Seaforth Hldrs.
78TH OF FOOT - ROSS SHIRE BUFFS ( SEAFORTH HLDRS. ) CAP BADGE Pre 1868 large pattern in heavy die stamped brass example. No rubbing or damage. Age patina and some verdigris on the badge. Sharp detail. Retains it's gilt finish. V.G.C.
78TH OF FOOT - ROSSSHIRE BUFFS -1st SEAFORTHS SKEAN DHU Rare early sgian dhu circa 1850. Gilde3d mounts with foiled citrine to top. Hand engraved mounts with thistle pattern in relief. The top scabbard mount again with thistle spray and " 78" to centre. Correct carving to bog oak handle with star to centre which differentiates it from the Black Watch. Old style St. Andrew on top of star. Original blade which I've had professionally lightly cleaned and the scabbard rebuilt by a top jeweller . The main part has been rebuilt in the correct leather over wood fashion and the original mounts reapplied as the original leather was poor. Excellent usable item and virtually unobtainable in this vintage, most out there date from at best WW1.
79TH (CAMERON ) HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Beautiful example. Seeded gilded back plate with Roman numerals within a well detailed thistle wreath. Surmounted by a QVC. Well crafted original pins to the back these with separately applied small rings to the ends. V.G.C.
79th (CAMERON) NUMERAL CAP BADGE FOR PORK PIE CAP Rare numerals for the pork pie cap, Crimea period. Cast brass. Nicely toned. V.G.C.
79TH - CAMERON HLDRS. VICTORIAN SWAGGER STICK Rare to find a Victorian example. Oversize nickel silver top with good Regimental device with 79 below. Not over rubbed. Black cane. No metal tip. Very good for age and very striking
79TH CAMERON HIGHLANDERS BALL TOP SWAGGER STICK Far from mint but priced accordingly. Nickel silver ball top with Kings crown over a Regimental device with a Sphinx on an " Egypt " tablet with " 79 " below. Ball with denting. Original black lacquered finish to shaft. Original brass tip. All original.
79TH CAMERON HLDRS. PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Lovely silvered example . Correct over shot pin for the period. Stamped " P I" (Piper) to rear. This one is in exceptionally fine condition as they usually turn up a bit worse for wear having been heavily used. Near Mint
79th OF FOOT (CAMERON HLDRS) VICTORIAN DIRK BELT PLATE Rare early Victorian officers dirk belt plate with both belt fixings. Burnished brass curved backing plate with 2 piece silver furniture. Very rare. V.G.C. with some rubbing to highlights.
79th OF FOOT (CAMERON HLDRS) VICTORIAN SHOULDER BELT PLATE BELT PLATE Can't start to describe this beauty. Thistle wreath in high profile with Roman Numerals for 79. Surmounted by a Victorian crown. Seeded gilt back plate. Good original hooks and studs to rear. Lovely and very rare.
79TH OF FOOT - CAMERON HIGHLANDERS SWAGGER STICK Nice nickel silver topped walking out stick to the Cameron Hldrs. Very well detailed, this standing out in relief. Post 1902 possibly Boer War, if not, WW1. Black wood shaft and original brass tip.
79th OF FOOT OFFICERS SKEAN DHU - ETCHED BLADE Very rare skean dhu of officer pattern. Gilded mounts. Sphinx resting on Egypt battle honour tablet. Acid etched Regimental blade with "79" etched to both sides. Each side of the blade is different. One side with thistles and the other with thistles and bluebells. Nice silvery cairngorm stone to top. Scabbard leather very good with none of the usual frailty and rot. Some loss of finish to gilding on scabbard mounts but still a super piece.
79TH OF FOOT QUEENS OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS SWEETHEART BROOCH Lovley sweetheart brooch. Good condition. Scarce.
79TH THE QUEENS OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDER SWAGGER STICK Nice nickel silver topped walking out stick to the Cameron Hldrs. Fairly dent free unlike most and no rubbing to detail. Very well detailed in high relief. Post 1902 possibly Boer War, if not, WW1. Black wood shaft with it's original finish. Tip absent.
7TH A & S.H. DOLLAR ACADEMY CAP BADGE Good example of this the rarest of all Argylls badges. Good detail with nice age toning. This one with North and South lugs. Circa 1910 1914.
7TH ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS SHOOTING MEDAL - NAMED Nice shooting prize medal / fob. Named to Sergt. J . Forrest - 7th Argylls. Crossed rifles and thistle to top. Retains the original suspension ring. Uncleaned silver. V.G.C.
7th ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS WW1 SPORRAN Attributed to the 7th Stirlingshire Battalion Swinging 6 hair sporran. Stamped to back, " H 104 - 7 A & S.H. ". Came with other 7th Btn. items listed on my web site. Condition is good overall, one belt loop has some stitching come away. Brass cantle good. No hair loss so nice full shape and the tassles are very good with leather rings to push the tassles out for that Belled Out look favoured by the Argylls. Comes with it's original to it white buff leather sporran strap. Rare to find a Battalion attributed one. 100% all original .
7TH ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. WW1 SPORRAN Super Battalion attributed brass top Swinging Six. No hair loss bottle top pushed out tassles.Stout original belt loops to back. A & S.H. stencil to lower rear. Inside the purse pocket stamped " Quartermaster, 7th Btn. A & S.H., Grendon, Snowdon Place . Stirling." Lovely old sporran in great condition with no issues. Grendon is a large house with stables which housed at one time some of the H.Q. coy. sstaff and stores. Later it became officer accomodation before being sold in the 1990's.
7th ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HLDRS. EMBROIDERED PATCH NOT ! a blazer badge ! This I believe is from a senior officers tartan table cover. Beautiful bullion wire embroidered on a black background with yellow trim. Originally I thought it was from a pipe bag cover but I checked with former pipers and it seems not, they believe it to have been used by the C.O. on his desk.
7TH ARGYLLS BANDSMANS DRAPE A very rare bandstand drape for 7th Argylls. Dark green velvet with well embroiled regimental device of boars head and wildcat with coronet and cypher. Between the top legs of the cypher a "7". 7th Argylls were based at Stirling. Circa WW2. Measures 21 x 16 inch approx. Complete with original hanging cord with both end tassles.
7th ARGYLLS SILVER H/M OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH - MARSHALL Beautiful and very rare. Edinburgh silver with hall marks for 1887.Raised Jewellers tablet with " MARSHALL & SONS 87 GEORGE ST. EDINBURGH " As per Regular Battalion but with added scroll with " VII VOLUNTEER BATTN". Correct over long pin for period. Excellent condition
7th ARGYLLS WW1 RAW EDGE BRODIE c/w COVER - ATTRIBUTED Awesome helmet ! This ticks all the boxes. One of the first helmets with the light green paint. 1st type oil cloth tongue liner with again, 1st type buckle chinstrap. The original to helmet sacking cover is named to Alan Bain as is the helmet. Both helmet and cover have 4 horizontal blue stripes, this being for 7th Argylls. Expensive but if you want the kind of helmet that is rarely available , dig deep.
7TH ARMOURED DIV. - DESERT RATS - HOLLAND - LOCAL MADE INSIGNIA C/W LETTER Amazing group of items made by a Dutch village and presented to the 7th Armoured Division troops after their town was liberated by the Allies after D D ay. All items made of silk and comprising, an uncut pair of Jerboa sleeve badges, a tank sleeve badge and a Union Jack sleeve badge, this with the manufacturers details. A period letter written by the soldier ( name to buyer ) comes as part of the group. For a Dutch collector this would be an amazing thing to own and this insignia has to be the rarest out there. A One Off. Mint condition
7th CAMERONIANS VICTORIAN OFFICERS SHAKO - NAMED & WITH TIN Good example with no moth or damage to body. Red silk lining, complete but with some tears. Good leather sweat band with officers name and 7th S.R.. Leather chin strap good.Approx size 55. Good cap lines. Plume absent. Contained in it's Japanned tin with makers tablet to lid " LANDON, MORLAND AND LANDON - 7 NEW BURLINGTON ST. REGENT ST. LONDON" V.G.C.
7TH CONVERTED TO 1ST BATT. ROYAL HIGHLANDERS SHOULDER TITLE WW1 shoulder title with the legs of the " T " officially clipped to form " 1 " for a soldier who has moved from a Territorial Btn. to the 1st Btn. I've had these before and also to different Regiments , i.e. Cameronians. 3 lugs. Good condition. Scarce
7TH V.B. ROYAL SCOTS CAP BADGE Great condition. Die struck w/m. V.G.C. Scarce
7TH VB ROYAL SCOTS CAP BADGE - 1888 / 1908 Very nice example which has lovely age toning. Original green felt patch still present. Scroll with " 7th V.B. THE ROYAL SCOTS ". V.G.C.
7TH VB ROYAL SCOTS COLLAR DOG - RARE Extremely rare collar possibly for the blue patrol jacket. Exact specification as per the cap badge. White metal for Territorials and scroll with " 7th V.B. THE ROYAL SCOTS ". 2 lugs to rear. V.G.C.
7TH VOLUNTEER BATTALION, THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT), O/R'S GLENGARRY BADGE C.1903-1908 Rare cap badge. Age toned. 5th & 6th turn up but this is earlier. Circa 1903 to 1908 only. Die struck. Nice domed centre.
8th ARMY - DESERT RAT FORMATION SIGN - WW2 Good wartime original. Removed from uniform. Printed cotton.Dark blue cotton backing cloth. VGC
8TH ARMY DESERT RAT ENAMEL BADGE Cracking piece. enamel face in black with red Jerboa. Rare
8TH ARMY RIBBON BAR Good period ribbon bar. Ribbons for France/ Germany, Italy,39/45 and Africa with brass "8". Attached to the back is a non mounted War medal ribbon. C/w original pin.
8th ARMY TANKERS GROUP One mans items inc. Desert Rat patch cut from uniform, different Div patches, badges and his soldier book. This guy got around ! A photograph of him is included.
8TH INFANTRY DIVISION PATCH PAIR - REMOVED FROM UNIFORM- ATTRIBUTED Very good used condition. Removed from the uniform.
8TH ROYAL IRISH HUSSARS / 5TH LANCERS SGTS SLEEVE BADGE A thing of beauty ! Excellent detail. Die struck. North/ south lugs. Unfretted harp. Worn by 8th King's Royal Irish & 5th Lancers VGC
8TH VOL. BTN. ROYAL SCOTS ( THE LOTHIAN REGIMENT ) CAP BADGE Rare cap badge circa WW1. White metal . Nicely toned. One lug bent. Both slightly pinched.
9 CARAT GOLD ROYAL NAVY BROOCH - BEAUTIFUL Stunning wartime 9 ct. gold brooch in perfect condition. Silver anchor to centre. Pre 1952 Kings Crown beautifully set with different coloured enamels, these with no damage. Stamped "9 CT" to back. Fitted with a gold chain and pin. Good original pin. Excellent condition and very eye catching high end piece.
90TH OF FOOT - 2ND CAMERONIANS - OFFICERS SHAKO BADGE Fine Victorian officers example in heavy silver plate. Very well detailed. No rubbing to high points.Short lived and now very difficult to find a genuine example.
90TH OF FOOT - 2ND CAMERONIANS SHAKO BADGE 2nd Cameronians cap badge. Brass example. Old polish residue to back. Nice age toning to front. V.G.C.
90TH OF FOOT 2ND CAMERONIANS OFFICERS GLENGARRY BADGE Fine Victorian officers example in heavy silver plate. Very well detailed. No rubbing to high points.Short lived and now very difficult to find a genuine example. Circa 1874 to 1881. Rare
91ST / 93RD HIGHLANDERS ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND ) PRINTERS BLOCK - OFFICER Copper printers block with image of 91st or 93rd officer in full dress with trews and holding feather bonnet. Good size, measures approx. 16cms by 11 cm. V.G.C.
91ST 93RD ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS ENAMEL BADGE Rare enamel badge in great condition.
91ST ARGYLLSHIRE HLDRS. OFFICERS GLENGARRY BADGE- 1872 - 1881 Rare badge. 5 piece construction. Unmarked silver. Star of the Order of the Thistle with gilt crown, cypher and Boars head. Oval with " XCI - Princess Louise's Argyllshire Highlanders " Original sale ticket and auction catalogue from 2001 comes with the sale. Beautiful piece.
91ST HIGHLANDERS ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.) PIPE BANNER Beautiful and extremely rare 91st of Foot, Argyllshire Hldrs. pipers banner. Large bullion Regimental device to centre. To the reverse, yellow silk with beautifuly embroideredBoars head and motto, this partially done in bullion wire. Small tear to the silk below the Boars Head. The obverse in Regimental tartan. Nicely fringed and still with it's drone ties. V.G.C.
91st HIGHLANDERS ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND) OFFICERS REGENCY SHAKO BADGE A very rare 91st Argyllshire Regt. of Foot Georgian Officer's Regency pattern shako plate in un marked silver. The Regency shako was in use from 1816 to 1829. This is a beautiful example in near mint condition and just purchased from an old collection, more items from which I will be listing soon. Domed silver ball shaped back plate with "PENINSULA - XCI (91st) - ARGYLLSHIRE". Beautiful !!
91st HIGHLANDERS (ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND) SERGEANTS PLAID BROOCH Very rare item. Hand etched with "XCI" and thistles. To the rear " SGT 24". Stamped Marshall & sons ? George Street Edinburgh. Original stout oversize pin. Not cheap but try finding another
91ST HIGHLANDERS - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS SPORRAN CANTLE Scarce officers cantle from a badger head sporran Pierced XCI with old red fabric behind to make it stand out. Red backing was commonplace with the Argylls, more usually found on badges. Long bolts to back. Vintage unknown but as the 1st Btn. still referred to themselves as the 91st after they became Argylls, it's possible it's as late as WW1, possibly quite a bit earlier. Rare. V.G.C.
91ST HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE First item from a collection of Argylls related items I am in the process of buying. This one not for sale at the moment but I thought some of my regular customers would like to see this rarity.
91st HIGHLANDERS RARE SHAKO BADGE 1874 - 1881 Very rare brass badge for the shako from the pre territorial era. Correct mesh wire behind the 91 as found on genuine examples. 4 point star with strap " Ne Me impune Laccessit". Very good condition. Old lead solder on lugs, which is quite crude so possibly a period repair.
91ST HLDRS ( 1ST A & S.H. ) PIPERS BANNER - 1860 Extremely rare pipers banner circa 1860. To one side, 91st device in bullion, small loss to outer circle. silk good. To the reverse, original 91st tartan ( Campbell of Cawdor ) used before they adopted the Government No.2. Drone ties present. Fantastic condition for age and the only one I've ever encountered with that tartan.
91ST HLDRS ( A & S.H. ) PENISULAR WAR POWDER HORN Beautiful extremely rare piece being a powder horn with battles honours for Penisula therefore dating it to 1820 / 1830. Silver lip. Silver mounts of Georgian crown, XCI, ARGYLLSHIRE, and 2 scrolls with Battle Honours PYRENEES, NIVELLE, NIVE and ORTHES, TOLOUSE,PENINSULA. Beautifully carved projecting mounts with silver spout. All original hanging chains. Approx. 14 inches long. Outstanding piece of officers mess tableware.
91ST HLDRS ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND ) XCI REGENCY SHAKO CAP BADGE Another from a recently purchased Argyll collection. Circa 1815 to 1829. 5 piece construction. Age toned. Old polish residue. Burnished copper with silver scrolls and XCI. May have originally have been black as the rear finish is such. All fixing pins present and with north and south lugs. O/r's example, exactly the same in detail as the silver version with the exact same thin round pins for attaching the silver parts. Large QVC separately applied. Extremely rare. V.G.C. International shipping is high due to the value of the item can only be shipped with the courier.
91ST HLDRS (1ST A & S.H.) 1922 B/HAM SILVER WATCH FOB- E.L.KING & Co. 1st Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Hldrs. watch chain fob. 1st and 2nd battalions at that time still referred to themselves as the 91st and 93rd repectively. Solid silver and quite weighty. Well detailed. Nicely h/m to back for Birmingham 1922 and jewellers makers mark.
91st HLDRS (A & S.H.) PIPE BANNER - ORIGINAL - PERIOD Beautiful small size pipers banner. Heavy bullion in very high relief. No moth or damage. Very rare
91ST HLDRS LARGE TUNIC BUTTON Great condition large front of tunic brass button. "Superior Quality" mkd. to the back. Circa 1855 - 1871. V.G.C.
91st HLDRS OF CANADA WW1 OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH Beautiful near mint condition plaid brooch. Very sharp detail on this one compared to others I've had. Stout pin and hook to rear. Bolt on centre with both nuts present.
91ST HLDRS OFFICERS SHAKO BADGE Exceedingly rare badge as worn on the shako. Officer pattern, gilded with inlaid blue enamel.Silver numerals. Slight damage to the bottom of the enamel , otherwise A.1.
91ST HLDRS. ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. ) POWDER HORN Ornamental powder horn , originally from Officers Mess. Silver trim to large end and mounted with silver Battle Honours, XCI and QVC. Silver mounting loops and chain. Chain is a replacement, all other parts are original. Circa 1860. Beautiful and rare piece. V.G.C.
91ST HLDRS. ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND) OFFICERS BADGE Rare and beautiful. Unmarked silver and gilt. Circa 1864. For wear on the glengarry. Original sale particulars come with this badge.
91st HLDRS. ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND) OFFICERS SHAKO BADGE Exceedingly rare officers example as per K & K 178 A. For wear on the last shako so circa 1869 to 1878 only. Silver numerals on mesh backing. Blue enamel to strap with " ARGYLLSHIRE HIGHLANDERS". Some enamel loss. Retains it's gilding. 2 lugs to rear.
91st OF FOOT ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. ) GILT OFFICERS TUNIC BUTTON Rare button.QVC with strap bearing "Argyllshire Highlanders - 9 " Excellent condition with maker details, Firmin & Sons - The Strand, London. Circa 1863 - 1881.
91ST OF FOOT ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. ) O/R'S SHAKO BADGE An exceedingly rare badge unless you want a copy. The real deal ! Brass Star of the Thistle. Ne Me Impune motto on circlet with "91" within. Behind the numerals correct fine wire mesh. Lugs period re affixed with old brass solder. No rubbing . Nice badge. 10 years since I last had one of these for sale.
91ST OF FOOT ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. ) SILVER FOB AND CHAIN Truly a thing of beauty ! Beautiful hand engraved fob in unmarked silver. Regimental device with XCI to the centre . Q.V.C. C/w chunky silver watch chain with stamp "NCP & CO". Good size approx. 3.8 cm tall by 2.9 cm. approx. Excellent condition. Bought back from customer who purchased it 3 years ago. Rare
91ST OF FOOT (ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.) BRASS TUNIC BUTTON Rare button in excellent condition. Concave. Non maker mkd.
91ST OF FOOT - SNCO'S PAIR OF BOARS HEAD COLLARS - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS Extremely rare matching pair of collars from a collection of 91st and 93rd items just in. Great condition and one of the rarest collars out there. V.G.C.
91ST OF FOOT ARGYLLSHIRE REG. RARE SILVER TUNIC BUTTON This one is a rarity. . Small size button. Rare maker of what looks like Nutting London. V.G.C.
91ST OF FOOT OFFICERS SWAGGER STICK Beautiful and rare silver ball top swagger stick. I've left it with it's black patina but will clean up beautifully if desired. Nice Regimental device to top . Thicker more substantial cane than later WW1 examples and I would imagine this one is for an NCO or even possibly an officer. Excellent condition for age.
91st OFFICERS BELT PLATE DEVICE Rare silver officers belt plate centre. 3 pce. Lovely original. Some rubbing to high points otherwise very good
91ST OFFICERS BOARS HEAD COLLAR BADGE - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS Extremely rare single collar for an officers tunic. V.G.C.
91ST REGIMENT OF CANADA - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDER SGT'S CAP BADGE Good cast Sgt's example. Nicely toned with great detail. Pre WW1 Circa 1902-23. Scarce.
91ST/93RD HLDRS. (ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND) ENAMEL LAPEL BADGE This is one of the rarer Argylls badges. Gilt & enamel. No damage whatsoever and a very well made badge. Maker marked J.R. GAUNT LONDON to rear. Excellent condition.
92ND (GORDEN) HIGHLANDERS VICTORIAN POUCH BADGE Nice genuine example. Good detail with nice age toning. Three screw posts to rear.
92ND OF FOOT (GORDON HLDRS) PIPERS GLENGARRY BADGE Nice toned example of a 92nd pipers badge circa 1868 - 1881. Very sharp detailed die struck with very precise fretting..Silvered metal. Left as it came to me but will clean up nicely if desired. V.G.C.
92ND OF FOOT - GORDON HLDRS - SHOULDER BELT PLATE Early example of a complete shoulder belt plate, not just the centre which is what normally turns up. The Real Deal. The centre is bolt on so I took it off and one of the pics clearly shows it's never been off since Back in the Day. Uncleaned with dark patina and age toning. Will come up a treat if so desired. The reason I've shown the back of the badge and plate is to show this is real, not one of the many fakes that abound on auction sites. Silver centre with Battle Honours. Back plate with scalloped edges. 3 studs to back. Reduced by £100 so very good price. V.G.C.
92nd OF FOOT GLENGARRY BADGE - PRE 1880 - GORDON HLDRS Super example of this rare badge. Thistle wreath with nice detail. Sphinx battle honour with "EGYPT" tablet over a "92". Very short lugs to rear. Great detail. Nice original of this much faked badge. The 92nd Regiment of Foot was a British Army infantry regiment. It was granted Royal Warrant on 10 February 1794, and first paraded on 24 June 1794, originally being numbered the 100th Regiment of Foot. It was amalgamated with the 75th Regiment of Foot to form the Gordon Highlanders during the Childers Reforms in 1881.
92ND OF FOOT GORDON HLDRS CROSS BELT PLATE Not often you see a real one of these ! Most collectors shy away as the market is flooded with copies. This is a One Look original which I've left exactly as it came to me from a very old collection. It will clean up if desired but this kind of patina you can't fake. Condition is dirty but very good.3 screw posts to rear. Mounted on an old red velvet covered card.
92nd OF FOOT GORDON HLDRS OFFICERS SILVER BONNET BADGE Good silver stamped example. Long silver lugs for feather bonnet. Nicely detailed, nice age patina to back.
92nd OF FOOT GORDON HLDRS OFFICERS WAIST BELT PLATE Pre 1880 officers 5 piece belt plate. Silver furniture on burnished brass back plate. Very rare.
92ND OF FOOT, GORDON HLDRS. O/R'S CAP BADGE A silvered brass example with dark age patina. Well detailed die struck.Bit of verdigris and old polish to back. V.G.C.
93RD ( SUTHERLAND ) HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS DIRK BELT PLATE Beautiful example of this rare belt buckle in unmarked silver and gilt. No rubbing or damage. Finely detailed. Centre with 93 and thistle surmounted by a QVC crown , all in relief. Outer strap with Sutherland Highlanders. V.G.C.
93rd HIGHLANDERS ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND ) - 2 SCROLL FEATHER BONNET BADGE Beautiful die struck example. Nice sharp detail. Brass. Rare 2 scroll. V.G.C.
93RD HIGHLANDERS (A & S.H.) OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE - FRASERS EDINBURGH Superb early officers SBP made by Forsyths of Edinburgh. Single Battle Honour so very rare as the ones that occasionally turn up tend to be later with the Balaklava scroll as well. Private purchase. Nice etched border with thistle at each corner. V.G.C.
93RD HIGHLANDERS (A & S.H.) SILVER CIGARETTE CASE WITH GOLD INLAY Beautiful silver cigarette case with hand inlaid Regimental device to lid. Victorian Crown over silver XCIII. Below that a thistle spray and 2 panels with " SUTHERLAND - HIGHLANDERS". This all hand done with fine quality detail. Inside there's a Chinese makers surname in characters. I've left it black and uncleaned but will come up nicely if desired. Rare piece.
93RD HIGHLANDERS (ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND) BONNET BADGE Good genuine example. Brass o/r's . Brass lugs. Shaped for fitting round feather hackle. 1st pattern with single Battle Honour. V.G.C.
93RD HIGHLANDERS - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND TUNIC - 1869 Extremely rare o/r's tunic to the 93rd ( Argyllshire Highlanders ) in madder or" brick" red. In use from when the 93rd returned from India until 1871 when scarlet was introduced. Soft melton cloth .Gauntlet cuffs. All hand stitched. Embroidered "93" to shoulders. Blanket lining. Large size for the period. Full complement of it's original " 93 " maker mkd. buttons brass buttons. No moth. Large size for the period. Lovely condition . I don't believe there is another of these for sale anywhere especially in this condition.A steal at this price !!
93RD HIGHLANDERS BRASS TUNIC BUTTON - LARGE Large size for the front of the tunic. Approx. 1 inch diameter. Maker marked at rear. Removed from tunic.
93rd HIGHLANDERS CAP BADGE 1874 1881 Good genuine example of a much faked badge. One piece brass o/r's example. North and south lugs. Excellent condition
93rd HIGHLANDERS FEATHER BONNET BADGE Cracking die struck o/r's example with 2 battle honour scrolls. Longer lugs for feather bonnet. Excellent condition.
93rd HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS FEATHER BONNET BADGE Very rare example. As the o/r's badge but in die struck silver with seperately fixed "93" centre piece. Mint
93rd HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS FEATHER BONNET BADGE 1837 Very rare officers feather bonnet badge circa 1830's to mid 1840's so very rare badge. Condition very good and has been converted at the back to a belt buckle, possibly detracts a bit but this is a very rare item priced down because of the alteration. Try finding another.
93rd HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH 93rd (Sutherland) Highlanders, a very fine officer’s unmarked silver plaid brooch of hollow back construction, the quoit with continuous thistle sprays and title circle ‘Sutherland Highlanders’, Small knock to top side but only really seen from the back. Stout pin fastener c. 1861 - 1881. Rare
93RD HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH Offering this one very cheap due to a period modification from pin to lugs. Old lead soldered lugs. The detail on this one very sharp and with no rubbing or damage. Normally a £750 plus item , this one can go for £350 so less than half the market value for a quick flip. Rare
93rd HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE A pre 1881 officers SBP to the 93rd ( later 2nd A & S.H.) ,famous as The Thin Red Line.4 part example comprising burnished brass backing plate with hook and stud fixings . Top scroll with Battle Honours "Alma- Balaklava- Sebastopol " Centre section with 93 to centre, strap with "Sutherland Highlanders", Battle Honour "Lucknow" and St Andrew to the bottom. End scroll with Honour " Cape of Good Hope".All this within a thistle spray. The Victorian crown has been converted to Kings Crown suggesting this was still being worn after 1902 possibly by a senior officer who served with the 93rd. Apart from 2 side lugs being absent from the centre, north and south lugs still present and are perfectly adequate and a little finish loss on the backing plate to the sides of the crown, this is a very good example and interesting in that it continued in use after the amalgamation of the 91st and 93rd in 1881. The 2nd Btn Argylls still referred to themselves as the 93rd as late as WW2.
93RD HIGHLANDERS PEWTER DOUBLET BUTTON - CRIMEA Rare tunic button excavated at Sebastopol many years ago and came to me from the now deceased dealer Stan Paget . Maker details of Gilpin & Co. Shank present. Earth dug at Sevastopol and a relic of the Crimean War 1854-56. I've left it exactly as it was found. Bit of verdigris and the back has earth still adhered to it.
93rd HIGHLANDERS SILVER OFFICERS SKEAN DHU Beautiful and exceptionally rare officers Skean Dhu to the the 93rd of Foot, Sutherland Hldrs, later 2nd Btn A &S.H. and famous for being The ThinRed Line at the battle of Balaklava. Hand chased patterned mounts. Bog oak handle with large "93' in silver. Hallmarks to bottom mount but indistinct. Nice blade.Leather bound wood scabbard. Beautiful high quality and exceedingly rare item.
93RD HIGHLANDERS WAIST BELT PLATE A pre 1881 WBP to the 93rd Argyllshire Highlanders (later 2nd BTN A & S.H.). Nice detail. Brass belt plate mounted with regimental device of XCIII (93rd) to centre with strap "Sutherland Highlanders " with St. Andrew to bottom. All inside thistle spray surmounted by Queen Victoria crown. Rare. VGC
93rd HIGHLANDLANDERS ( A & S.H.) OFFICERS SILVER MOUNTED DIRK - ETCHED BLADE This is a beautiful dirk with a couple of issues. The actual dirk is beautiful with very sharp detail silver mounts and lovely original foiled citrine to top. The blade is exquisite ,acid etched with to one side, Regimental Battle Honours of Cape of Good Hope, Balaklava, Alma, Sevastapol and Lucknow. To the other side, 93rd Sutherland Highlanders. Clear makers details for J.B.Johnstone, Sackville St. London - Dublin. Good condition scabbard with good supple leather and lovely silver mounts. Knife and fork missing and their respective thistle furniture. It is possible to have these parts made if desired. The value of this dirk if it was 100% complete would be around £3,500 to 4,500 so this is a steal for what is a VERY rare item.
93rd HLDRS ( A & S.H.) OFFICERS FEATHER BONNET BADGE - 1837 TO 56 Beautiful, heavy and chunky officers example in un marked silver. Single scroll earlier example. Silver lugs. Leather pad behind centre. Rare.
93rd HLDRS ( A & S.H.) OFFICERS PRE TERRITORIAL GLENGARRY BADGE Very rare cap badge in unmarked silver circa 1874 to 1881. Lovely sharp detail and period converted from lugs to stout old style pin and hook. This of a similar shape to the Argylls badge. V.G.C.
93rd HLDRS ( A & S.H.) OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Excellent example of this very rare S.B.P. Silver furniture on brass backing plate. Hooks and studs to rear good. "One Look" 100% original. I'll let the pictures do the talking
93RD HLDRS ( A & S.H.) OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Excellent example of this very rare S.B.P. Silver furniture on brass backing plate. Hooks and studs to rear good. "One Look" 100% original. I'll let the pictures do the talking
93RD HLDRS ( A & S.H.) OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Good early example having only the Cape scroll. End section of said scroll missing and part of the left hand thistle spray so instead of the usual £750 plus it's a bargain price. I have a jeweller who can make that missing pieces if desired, his details can be given to the buyer.
93RD HLDRS ( A & S.H.) OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE AND PAINTING C/W PRESENTATION CASE Beautiful set attributed to Ensign James Rosse 93rd of Foot. Comprises his early shoulder belt plate with single battle honour "Cape of Good Hope " dating it to between approx. 1810 and pre 1854 after which the Balaklava scroll was added. This makes this an exceedingly rare piece. Also a water colour painting of Ensign Rosse in correct coatee tunic of the period and in a beautiful lacquered oval frame. Both items contained in their original leather bound box with silk and velvet lining and perfectly pocketed to take the items. Named in gold lettering to the lid. Beautiful set in excellent condition and most likely he was K.I.A. .
93rd HLDRS ( A & S.H.) OFFICERS W. B. P. CAP BADGE Bronze officers badge in the same pattern as the waist belt plate centre. 2 stout lugs. Very slightly dented at the right hand thistle top otherwise near mint and retaining almost all it's bronze finish. Base metal would appear to be brass. Rare.
93rd HLDRS ( A & S.H.) OFFICERS WAIST BELT BUCKLE Rare buckle in very good condition. Unmarked silver furniture. Slight polishing to the high points on the crown otherwise spot on. Burnished belt plate with nice toning.
93RD HLDRS (A & S.H.) 1930 BIRMINGHAM SILVER H/M OFFICERS MESS CARD TRAY. I'm presuming this is to the 2nd Btn. A & S.H. who still referred to themselves as the 93rd at this time. Silver hallmarked. 93rd Regimental device to centre and copies of various officers signatures inscribed to the base. Officers would write their signatures and this would them be copied by the silversmith on to the tray. Good size approx. 10 inches with nice raised scalloped edge. Unique piece of Mess silver.
93RD HLDRS (ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.) OFFICERS SILVER PLAID BROOCH Beautiful example in unmarked silver. This is the larger size one. Domed back, hollow construction. Quoit with very sharp detailed thistle spray to outer part, this in high relief. Strap with Sutherland Highlanders and inner ring of thistles. Nicely named to the named " D. E ." ? The 2nd letter is in old style script and may possibly be L. Original stout pin and catch. No rubbing or damage and of particularly good quality.
93rd HLDRS TUNIC BUTTON. Very good condition brass button. Non maker mkd example. Victorian crown over "93". Pre 1881.
93rd HLDRS. ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND ) SMALL SIZE TUNIC BUTTON This a smaller size and a lot scarcer than than the standard size. Possibly from the white shell jacket? Maker mkd. to rear. V.G.C.
93RD HLDRS. ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS , OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH Exceptional example in hollow unmarked silver. This is the large size one. Domed back. Correct stout overlong pin. Thistle design in relief to the outside. Very slight polishing. V.G.C. Rare.
93rd HLDRS. ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. ) LARGE TUNIC BUTTON Excellent condition brass button for the front of the tunic. Concave. Maker mkd. for Firmin. Rare
93RD HLDRS. ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. ) SILVER H/M BOMB CANDLES - OFFICERS MESS PIECES Nice pair of silver hallmarked silver flaming bomb candles, I believe they were filled with oil and you lit the wick? 1933 London silver so 2nd Btn who continued to refer to themselves as the 93rd beyond the period when they were designated 2nd A & S.H. Fantastic condition apart from one has a bent where it's likely been knocked over by an officer with too much port and Atholl Brose inside him ! Very rare pieces of Mess Silver. Heavy and about the size of a tennis ball, possibly slightly larger.
93RD HLDRS. ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. ) SILVER OFFICERS BADGE Rare Crimea period officers badge ( KK566). Die struck from sheet silver. 2 piece construction with a solid centre and separately applied silver " 93 ". Circa 1837 / 1856 . Back tarnished, One Look original.
93RD HLDRS. ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. ) STAG HORN OFFICERS MESS PIECE Unusual item being a piece of stag horn mounted with the centre piece from a 93rd officers shoulder belt plate and most likely been used as an ash tray in the officers mess back in the day. Great condition and very striking. V.G.C.
93RD HLDRS. (ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND) - OFFICERS P/M REGIMENTAL DIRK Beautiful and extremey rare all original officers dirk. Mounts all in unmarked silver. Acid etched blade with " 93rd Sutherland Highlanders " and Battle Honours, "Cape of Good Hope, Alma,Balaklava, Sevastopol, Lucknow." Marked for Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall, London. Clipped back blade with good point, some areas of darkening . Acid etching nice and clear. Matching stones to all 3 pieces. Sprung triggers on knife and fork both good. No old breaks or damage. Nice tight fit between dirk and scabbard . Top scabbard mount with "93" in relief. Bog oak studded handles . Beautiful exceedingly rare piece. Fresh to the market. V.G.C.
93RD HLDRS. (ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND) SPORRAN BADGE Extremely rare piece bought recently from a sale of Argylls items. Cast nickel. St. Andrew on thistle spray. Scroll below with "Sutherland Highlanders". Rear fixings present. Good detail. Just over 2 inches tall. Possibly also for the waist belt centre.
93RD HLDRS. - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND - FEATHER BONNET BADGE A good example that did'nt sit out the wars. Rare 2 scroll. Age toned brass. Period re solder of the original lugs. Crudely field done which I think adds a lot of character to the badge. Often lugs are replaced because they're weak on a copy badge, not the case with this, you can see the old lead solder and these are the original longer lugs for the feather bonnet. Normally these badges fetch between £550/ 750 at auction. This is a very low price for a " One Look " original. Guaranteed genuine, not copy !!
93RD HLDRS. WALKING OUT CANE Extremely rare stick with nice Regimental device in relief. No rubbing , a few dents but good overall. Nice cane and retains it's metal tip. V.G.C.
93RD OF FOOT. ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS CLAYMORE C/W PROVENANCE Amazing provenance on this mid 19th century Claymore. The Wilkinson unique number ties this one to William Fitswilliam Elliott Murray Kynynmound. He was the son of the 3rd Earl of Minto and related to Lady Diana Spencers family (Kynynmound). The claymore itself was used by the officer in the Zulu War of 1879. Condition is good overall with clear Henry Wilkinson acid etching to hilt. Double fullered blade in good condition. Shark skin handle c/w all it's binding. Nice steel basket. Red insert with some small damage to the red outer felt and blue trim but considering the age and the fact this was a fighting sword , not ceremonial, it's surprisingly good.No scabbard. Provenance includes showing him having bought his Commission into the 93rd in 1867 and later continuing with the A & S.H. and ending up with rank of Lt. Col. and having received a M.I.D. during his service, presumably in the Zulu War. Not often a sword with this kind of provenance appears on the market especially at what I think is a very fair price.
93RD SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH Beautiful officers large size brooch. Thistle pattern with inner strap, this with raised lettering " SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS". Nice hollow domed back. Stout original pin and hook. Rare.
93rd SUTHERLAND HLDRS ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND) OFFICERS SILVER PLAID BROOCH Beautiful example of this very rare brooch. This one with owners initials beautifully etched to rear , name to buyer. Hollow unmarked silver with original oversize pin. Excellent detail.
93RD SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS SILVER PLAID BROOCH Beautiful smaller size for field officers. Hollow unmarked silver. Stout original pin and hook. Very well detailed with high relief. V.G.C.
9CT GOLD ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS SWEETHEART BROOCH Stunning 9 ct gold with enamel sweetheart brooch. Approx. size 3.8 cm x 3 cm. Undamaged blue enamel. Regimental device to the centre standing out in relief. As well as it's original pin this one also has an original to it hanging loop possibly for use as a fob or pendant. Excellent condition.
9ct GOLD WW1 LIVERPOOL SCOTTISH SWEETHEART BROOCH Beautiful gold and enamel bar brooch to the 10th Liverpool (Scottish). Stamped to bar. No damage to the enamel. Very rare
9TH ( QUEENS ROYAL) LANCERS EDWARDIAN CHAPSKA HELMET PLATE Post 1902 9th (Queens Royal) Lancers Helmet Plate, being an other ranks brass example with Royal Arms and arms of Queen Adelaide, battle honours for the Boer War, Queen Adelaide cipher and regimental scroll. Plate has two screw post fittings on the reverse Battle Honours up to the Boer War. Scarce. V.G.C.
9TH (SCOTTISH) ROYAL VETERANS BTN. PEWTER BUTTON - 1805 - 1814 (9th) Royal Veterans Battalion​ extremely rare pewter button. In the condition most pewter buttons are found in. Description: 9 below thistle with 'Royal Veteran Battalion' below surmounted by crown . Maker details to back.  The 9th Royal Veteran Battalion was formed at Edinburgh in April 1805.Initially serving at Edinburgh Castle and later a company each on Orkney and the Shetland Isles. Veteran Battalions were formed from men no longer fit for active service and did in the main, admin duties. Eight companies were disbanded in 1814 and the remaining two companies were merged into the 3rd Royal Veteran Battalion in 1815. ​​​ ​ ​Category:​​ Regular Troops; ​ ​Flat 15mm; ​ ​Date​: 1805-1815 ​
9TH ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. MEDAL GROUP& SCROLL Nice grouping to Sgt. Tominey , 9th A & S.H.(Dumbarton). Group comprises George the 5th Territorial medal named to Sgt. B.Tominay. War and Victory medals named to GNR. B. Tominay R.A.. Also a rare Territorial scroll signed by the C.O. of the 9th and awarded to Tominey. This contained in a period frame. Items to the 9th Argylls are rare and this is a fantastic little group , all original and as it came from the family who are still resident in Dumbarton.
9TH GURKHAS OFFICERS CAP BADGE Gilded officers example. Finely cast with nice detail. Wartime Kings Crown. V.G.C.
9th H L I OFFICERS CAP BADGE - 7 PIECE Very rare example with long scrolls, these seperately applied with copper pins. Easily removed centre with lugged St Andrew. Cast back plate. Very striking looking, nicely made piece and quite different from the usual examples. Lovely
9th H L I OFFICERS CAP BADGE - GAUNT Very good bi - metal example with long scrolls. 3 piece held together with it's original long pin to rear."Lacessit" spelling.J.R.GAUNT LONDON tablet to rear. One lug slightly bent otherwise near excellent with no rubbing or over polishing.
9TH H.L.I. - HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY OFFICERS BADGE Excellent silver & gilt example.Cast silver. Bolt on centre. Gilding good and present. Long scrolls. Silver lugs. V.G.C.
9TH H.L.I. GLASGOW HLDRS. OFFICERS BADGE Good looking badge at a cheap price. Long scrolls. Good detail. Back of the badge has issues. The centre has been soldered on as likely the retaining lugs snapped during it's working life. Lugs likely period re soldered. Good looking badge that's a had a slightly hard life so seriously knock down price.
9TH H.L.I. GLASGOW HLDRS. OFFICERS TUNIC BUTTON Nice condition gilded button by scarce maker E . Armfield & Co. Birmingham.
9TH H.L.I. LARGE SIZE MUFTI BADGE I've only ever encountered one of these before and it was a Black Watch one. This is over 4 times larger than a sweetheart brooch measuring 45 cm by 35 cm approx. Nicely set with red and blue enamels, these with no damage. Original hook and pin. Rare, especially to the 9th HLI. V.G.C.
9th H.L.I. OFFICERS CAP BADGE - SILVER Very scarce cap badge in unmarked silver to the 9th Highland Light Infantry. Cast silver back plate with the centre and "Jimmy" attached by a small bolt. Sphinx connected by bent pin. This is the correct configuration for this badge, most likely made by Anderson of Edinburgh. Nice long scrolls. The nut could be tightened slightly but it's been worn with the centre slightly loose so I've left it "As found " Good price.
9th H.L.I. OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Rare cap badge in un marked silver and gilt. As per Black Watch pattern but with scrolls bearing "THE GLASGOW HIGHLANDERS" and "HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY". 3 piece construction. Very good example.
9TH H.L.I.(Highland Light Infantry) WW1 FEATHER BONNET BADGE Nice example with good detail. 2 long lugs to rear As per pipe band examples.
9TH H.L.I.SILVER H/M SPORTS MEDAL - 1913 - NAMED Silver h/m medal for Birmingham 1913 and made by W.J.D. (William James Dingley). Features Regimental device to the obverse, this similar in style to the Black Watch. The reverse with "Cpl. D Mc Intyre - C,Partick Coy. B.W.S.( Black Watch Shield )" ? and 1913. V.G.C.
9TH HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY (H.L.I.) SILVER / ENAMEL SWEETHEART BROOCH Lovely silver/enamel 9th H.L.I. sweetheart brooch. Marked "STERLING SILVER" to rear. Very good condition with nice age patina.
9TH HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY (H.L.I.) SILVER SWEETHEART BROOCH Nice silver H.L.I. sweetheart brooch. Lovely condition with clear detail. Maker & Silver marked to rear. "704" & initial lightly engraved at rear by the owner.
9TH HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY (H.L.I.) SWEETHEART BROOCH Lovely H.L.I. sweetheart brooch in very good condition. Good sharp detail with nice age toning.
9TH HLI - GLASGOW HIGHLANDERS - SUN HELMET BADGE A rare badge being as per a normal cap badge but larger and was a helmet plate for the tropical white helmet. A soldiers badge with some polishing which in this case just adds to it's attractiveness. Great looking badge.
9TH HLI GLASGOW HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Superb 9-piece cast silver & gilt example. Nice age patina. Kings crown. Stamped "SILVER" to rear bottom. All original & uncleaned.
9th HLI SOLDIER PHOTO WW1 Nice depiction of soldier in WW1 uniform with kilt apron. Clearly seen is his HLI shoulder title and 9th battalion cap badge which is similiar to the Black Watch. VGC.
9TH LANCERS COLLAR DOGS Nice condition brass example. Came together but miss match pair.
9TH ROYAL SCOTS ( DANDY 9TH ) CAST CAP BADGE Fine and scarce example in heavy cast metal. Age toned with no rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
A & S.H. OFFICERS DIRK Beautiful dirk with etched blade in pristine condition for it's age. No breaks or damage. Unmarked silver. Made for SANDILANDS of London. All matched stones. Rare in this condition and circa WW1
A & S.H. SILVER H/M OFFICERS BADGE 1914 - BIRMINGHAM Beautiful badge in excellent condition with Edinburgh H/M for 1914 and makers stamp "B &P" (Brent and Parker). Very heavy cast silver with nicely fretted centre. Great detail. An exceptional looking high quality example from the first year of the Great War.
A & S.H. WW1 SHOULDER TITLES - PAIR Nice brass WW1 pair with hexagonal lugs . Original cotter pins included. V.G.C.
A R P BELL AND ATTRIBUTED ITEMS - FIFE Straight out the house, a nice collection of one mans Air Raid Precautions stuff all pertaining to the County of Fife, comprising, 1939 dtd. ARP mkd bell in top condition,registration card dtd. 1942,an earlier card dtd. 1939 , National I.D. card and a 21 page pamphlet on what to do in event of different types of attack. This man was a WW1 vet and had an interesting career. Name and further details will be given to buyer. V.G.C. Priced to sell
A&S.H. OFFICERS FULLY FRETTED CAP BADGE. Super heavy nickel silver example. Beautifully fretted. Circa WW1. VGC
ABERDEEN ARTILLERY VOLUNTEERS - 1ST ADMIN - PLUME HOLDER Aberdeenshire Artillery Volunteers 1st Administrative Brigade. A fine and rare white metal die-struck grenade plume holder . Flaming bomb with the ball bearing a strap with ‘In Defence’ and enclosing the Scottish Heraldic shield with central Lion Rampant, complete with slider and plume holder. Uncleaned with dark age patina V.G.C.
ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY COLLAR Scarce collar badge. White metal.Die struck. Nice sharp detail. Exceedingly hard badge to find. V.G.C.
ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY O.T.C. CAP BADGE Extremely difficult to obtain badge as it's a small unit. Anodised. V.G.C.
ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY OTC CAP BADGE Good example of the now scarce white metal version. Quite heavy, nice detail
ADMIRALTY CONSTABULARY CAP BADGE AND COLLARS Very nice set of cap badge and matching collars. Nice heavy chromed. Kings Crown. Set up to protect dock yards during wartime. Scarce. V.G.C.
ADOLF HITLER BRIDGE KOBLENZ ENAMEL SIGN - LARGE A real rarity straight out the weeds from the son of a Koblenz local whose father picked this up at the end of the war. The Europa Bridge in Koblenz was formerly the Adolf Hitler bridge during the Nazi period. A.H. street signs occasionally turn up as most towns had such a street. There were only a handful of bridges named after him and to have one directly attributed to a specific bridge enhances the sign further. Good as found condition, it's dirty, bullet holed and bomb damaged as you would expect from an item from a bridge that was destroyed by allied bombing . Measures approx. 49 and a half inches by 13 inches. Historically very important piece and should really be in a museum.
AFRIKA KORPS ATTRIBUTED RING DAK ring from the estate of a former Panzer officer (name to buyer). Large heavy ring of the type made in North Africa. Face with palm tree and swastika and "DAK 1941 - AFRIKA". Shanks with palm tree and camel/oasis. Large size. Comes with photo of owner in his Panzer uniform.
AFRIKA KORPS CUFF TITLE Proper wartime example, not post war as most available are. This title could be worn post war by members of the army. This one was captured in the desert and brought home with other items which I will be listing. Name of the soldier will be given to the buyer. Full length. Bullion wire. Great example
AFRIKA KORPS CUFF TITLE A good genuine example of this cuff band given to members of the D.A.K. for service in North Africa. Correct oval shape to inside of the " O" as found on genuine wartime examples. Also the rear is text book for the period. Full length and in excellent condition. Brought back by MM winner, his name to buyer and bought from his son with other items a few years ago and being offered for sale for the first time.
AFRIKA KORPS CUFF TITLE VARIANT A rare unofficial variant captured in the desert by a member of the RAF Regiment. Full length. Black felt with white embroidered "AFRIKA", officer pattern with white trim.
AFRIKA KORPS M35 DOUBLE DECAL CAMO GERMAN HELMET Stunning original combat helmet in dark tan overpaint as used in Tunisia. Both army and national decals visible under the paint. Good original size 57 liner with original drawstring. Double banded aluminum liner band. Alloy buckle with 1939 DTD and maker marked "OOHIELLE - COBURG"? chinstrap. Owner's name "Alias Wahl" ? applied to the liner. Apple green paint under camo. Beautiful and real DAK camo.
AFRIKA KORPS PHOTOGRAPH Nice in theatre full length photograph of a DAK soldier in tropical uniform.Message written to reverse. Condition good
AFRIKA KORPS RAMCKE FALLSCHIRMJAGER/PARATROOPER RING A very rare Italian made Afrika Korps ring.What makes this one very unusual is it has a hinged opening face. Inside is an original to ring photo of a Fallschirmjager soldier in tropical uniform. 3rd finger size. Shanks with elephants and nice filligree work in relief. Hinged face with camel. Beautifully made ring. Good working catch and hinge.
AFRIKA KORPS SILVER RING Very good example of a Deutches Afrika Korps finger ring. This one to suit a largish 3rd finger. Afrika Korps device of swastika and palm tree and DAK 1941 to face. Right shank with an oasis and left one with a mosque.
AIR CREW / SAS SURVIVAL KNIFE Survival knife often seen stitched to SAS troopers uniforms. Superb condition with good working locking springs. C/w good green issue scabbard.
AIR TRAINING CORPS CAP BADGE Good example. 2 lugs to rear.
AIRBORNE BRITISH PARA TITLE - UNIFORM REMOVED - ARNHEM VET Officer attributed title. He was with the Irish Rifles Air Landing. Name to buyer. Nice printed example retaining it's colours, uniform removed. As nice as they come for a combat vet.
AIRBORNE PARA - TICKET FOR Exceedingly rare ticket given to Arnhem veterans to see the Premiere of this film. Made in aluminium from actual gliders that carried the Airborne division to Arnhem. Excellent condition and original
AIRBORNE WW2 EMBROIDERED SHOULDER TITLE INSIGNIA Well made early example. Green backing. Nice high relief to script. Some wear to nape of maroon cloth. Removed from uniform
AMERICAN AIRFORCE OFFICERS WW2 PEAKED CAP Nice original cap formerly belonging to soldiers medal winner (name to buyer). Soft doeskin material, leather peak. As worn, never touched. Although one strap button oxidised. As bought from the family and stored since 1946. Please note, the photograph is not included.
AMERICAN NAZI LEAGUE MEMBERS LAPEL BADGE Extremely rare enamel lapel badge. Nicely mkd. up to the back " Apollo Jewellery Brkln. N.Y. Mint condition with no enamel damage.
AMERICAN U.S. MKD. PISTOL HOLSTER - 1942 DTD. - SEARS Fine example of this classic holster. Nice tan colour with impressed oval with U.S. within. Belt loops and metal belt attachments to back. 1942 dtd. and Sears maker mkd. Still has rawhide leg tie. V.G.C.
AMERICAN VIETNAM ERA HONOUR GUARD HELMET Very rare item of headgear being a genuine Honour Guard parade piece. This is a helmet liner finished in a thick shiny black lacquer. This largely good with an area of loss at the front peak. Nice Honour Guard insignia and Stars and Stripes to sides. It came without it's front badge so I've put this one on, don't know if that's what would be worn as I've seen all different things on the front inc. rank bars but it is included in the sale. Named to inside. Vietnam period type liner.
AMERICAN WW2 AMMUNITION VEST Headover type ammo vest. V.G.C.
AMERICAN WW2 CARLISLE DRESSING UNOPENED IN DTD. POUCH Carlisle dressing in unopened tin and in it's 1942 dtd. canvas pouch. Pouch dtd. to rear and US mkd. to front. Tin un opened and retaining almost all it's olive paint.
AMERICAN WW2 PAIR OF ARMY GAITERS- 1942 DATED Good condition. Maker mkd. and dtd. to inside. V.G.C.
ARGYL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BATTLEDRESS TUNIC - BADGED Mint condition 49 pattern B.D. Highland Division embroidered "HD" to both sleeves. Argylls red/white dice ditto. Captains pips to epaulettes. Good size ( see label). None nicer than this , straight out the house and even has it's sharp creases still on the sleeves.
ARGYLE HIGHLAND RIFLES - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. - OFFICERS SWORD BELT Superb condition for age. White buff leather with a polished coating to the exterior. Lovely detailed buckle with rococco ends. No rubbing or damage. Later became the 8th Argylls. Rare
ARGYLE HIGHLAND VOLUNTEERS SGT'S WAIST BELT A rare buff belt with it's original buckle . 2 piece buckle with Argyll boars head. Roccoco ends. Buff belt good condition. The Argyll Highland Rifle Volunteers became the 8th Battalion A& S.H. IN 1886. VGC
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND ANODISED MATCHED COLLAR PAIR Now hard to get collars. Nice matched pair. Single post to rear for wearing on No.1 tunic as well as service dress.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDER BALL SPORRAN BADGE SET Rare to find the insignia on it's own for a scarce officers Ball sporran. Non hinged cast brass cantle with ornate finish. 4 piece insignia in unmarked silver. Cypher with black age patina.4 pieces with bolt on fixings, mounted on black card. Circa WW1.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDER ENAMEL SWEETHEART BROOCH Unusual bar brooch with Art Deco style stepped bar. The fob has no damage to the enamel. Striking looking. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDER PIPERS SPORRAN Super rare Argylls pipers sporran. circa WW2. Grey full horsehair with 3 black tassles with thistle motif tops. cream leather purse back. Heavy chrome cantle with 3 piece Regimental insignia. This with a small area of finish loss where it's come into contact with the pipers waistbelt. Super rare and exclusively worn by Argylls pipers only. Period piece not an '80's one produced for the Btn. by Dalman
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDER WW2 PLASTIC ECONOMY BADGE Very good example with no distortion. Both blades to the back very good. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS - 1ST RENFREW V.B. CAP BADGE This is a genuine one of these before we go any further. Has the squared off tabs only found on genuine examples of this badge. Solid centre , Tail Up, for Victorian period. A bit of a twist like it's been struck by something to the top left. Scroll reads ," 1ST ( RENFREW ) V.B. ".Circa 1887 - 1908. Nicely toned and one I bought from Britains top sale room 16 years ago.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS - 1ST RENFREWSHIRE OFFICERS V.B. CAP BADGE Another from a very old collection and genuine, important to point out as there are so many copies dating from the 1980's of this badge. This badge is a post 1902 example with Tail down. Badge circa 1887 - 1908. Fully fretted centre as per officers examples. Square top tangs to scroll, correct for Renfrew examples. Age toned but will clean up nicely if desired. Lugs slightly bent.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS - 3RD. V.B. CAP BADGE Very rare genuine example. Solid centre. Correct oval top scroll fixings for this badge as opposed to squared top for Renfrew examples. Circa 1887 - 1908. Age toned. Will clean up nicely if desired. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS - 7 TH V.B. CAP BADGE Very rare genuine example. Solid domed out centre. Correct oval top scroll fixings for this badge as opposed to squared top for Renfrew examples.Circa 1887 - 1908. Tail up cat for the Victorian period. Nice age toning. Small bit of verdigris to thistle on left side. As it came to me, will clean up nicely if desired.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS 1903 EDINBURGH SILVER SKEAN DHU Beautiful, scarce early sgian dhu with the broader blade found on these. Edinburgh silver hallmarks for 1902/1903 and Brookes of Edinburgh jewellers tablet. Very well detailed as per Brookes high standard of workmanship. Foiled citrine to top. This with a small chip to one side visible on close inspection. Scabbard leather been renewed at some point with new correct Morrocco leather.Bog oak studded handle with Regimental Princess Louise cypher to centre. Good clipped back blade with some darkening and good point.Slightly shaped to the leg as the Arylls were inclined to do so it would'nt rip through your sock. Rare from this end of the Boer War period.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS 19TH CENTURY SKEAN DHU A beautiful seldom found Argylls skean dhu with jewellers tablet for Edinburgh to rear. Scarce "Shaped to the leg" variant. Wood handle with beautiful age patina and wear but no damage and bearing the Argylls Princess Louise cypher. Leather bound wooden scabbard. Circa 1895. Beautiful sleeper from an old collection
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS BELT BUCKLE - MAKER MARKED I've left this as it came to me uncleaned. Brass plate ,toned . Mounted with Argylls Regimental belt centre in w/m. Maker mkd. " H & S ". Low price as it's one of 16 I just got in.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS BLUE/WHITE ENAMEL BUTTON HOLE BADGE Very nice mufti/buttonhole badge.Blue & white enamel with no damage. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS BOER WAR SLOUCH HAT BADGE Nice officers example of the badge worn on both the slouch hat and pagri in the Boer War. As per the collar dog but with added scroll below. " Tail Up " for the Victorian period. I've enclosed a photo of my slouch hat with it's original to it badge which clearly shows it in use
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS BOER WAR SLOUCH HAT BADGE Slouch hat badge for 0/r's in a cast base metal. Tail Up cat for the Victorian period. These were sometimes worn in the Great War in lieu of the regular cap badge . V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS CROSS BELT FURNITURE SET Nice Argylls piper cross belt buckle set comprising, Buckle, slider and tail piece. These the real deal not ebay fake. Bought from the Argylls after their disbandment. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS EDINBURGH 1924 SILVER HALLMARKED BADGE Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders officers cap badge in very good condition. Cast silver hallmarked Edinburgh with date “S” for 1924. “Anderson & sons military outfitter Edinburgh & Glasgow” tablet to rear. 2 strong silver lugs.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS EMBROIDERED PATCH Likely a blazer badge. Nice detail in bullion wire. 1960's but unworn. Mint
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS GOLD RING 9 Carat gold pinky ring. Beautiful jeweller hand crafted, Silver Regimental device to face in relief. Inside is mkd. "325 " and also has a maker mark. Great condition.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS GREAT WAR TUNIC A beautiful early example with cuff rank for a captain. Heavy corded material regimental buttons. Good size. Evidence of collar dogs. Formerly belonging to a captain Lochie who served in the great war with both the 8th & 9th battalions. Rare and virtually unobtainable in this condition. 100% original. No moth. One repair to rear waist possibly rubbed by sam browne (see photo).
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS MARKED BAYONET Good WW1 British enfield bayonet. Officially mkd. " A & S.H." to pommel. Good condition overall with some rust to cross guard and the point in my opinion,slightly tipped.Wood grips good. Scabbard good and with the round frog fixing as opposed to the more common tear drop shape. Leather good. Khaki frog in good condition.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS BALL SPORRAN Early Victorian example which I've had excellently refurbished with new goat hair yet retaining all the original parts. This is now a wearable sporran. It came to me with the goat hair cut off but otherwise all original. Cantle is beautiful with very well detailed silver parts and still with the original patent leather panel. Correct 5 gold braided tassles. Red Morocco leather back with it's original belt loops. Front locking clip for cantle present and working and the original red drawstring with acorn knotted end surprisingly still there and in good condition.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS BRONZE FRETTED BADGE - ANDERSON TABLET Very rare WW1 officers badge for wear with the OSD. this cast from the same die as the Andersons silver officers badge with fully fretted out thistles and centre. Anderson tablet to back. I only ever saw another of these around 20 years ago which I bought and have in my personal collection alongside the silver one. They are exactly the same but in different metals. A really substantial high quality badge, exceedingly rare and in excellent condition.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS FULLY FRETTED CAP BADGE This is a lovely badge circa WW1. that I used to wear with the 7th Pipes and Drums. When I got it the silver plate was worn but it was such a striking badge I had the silver re plated in the 90's . Nicely fretted and with the centre domed out. Looks great with a bit of red felt behind it. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS FULLY FRETTED CAP BADGE Very nice heavy nickel silver example. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Very nice example circa WW1.Silver 4 piece furniture. Uncleaned as it came to me from a very large collection. It will clean up nicely if desired.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SILVER 1882 H.M PLAID BROOCH Beautiful Argyll & Sutherland Victorian silver plaid brooch in superb condition. Lovely sharp detail. Maker marked M&S (Murry & Sons) and 1882 Edinburgh silver all marks to rear. Stunning and rare.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SWORD BELT FOR NO.2 UNIFORM Scarce issue brown sword belt as worn by officers and Drum Major. Brown patent with issue Regimental buckle. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS PIPE MAJORS WAIST BELT PLATE Circa 1980's till demise of the regiment. Original 20 of these were produced and worn by all the 1st Btn pipers. Latterly it was worn only by the Pipe Major. Celtic design in relief. Argylls collar dog with bolt on fittings to centre. Extremely rare.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS PIPERS SPORRAN Beautiful early example of this very rare sporran worn exclusively by Argylls pipers only. Chromed cantle with Wild Cat and Boars head and Princess Louise cypher. Full thick grey horsehair with 3 tassles and early tassle tops with a finial above the cone. Dark brown leather purse back. As nice as they come this one. Near impossible to find one of these especially as nice as this. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS PRINTERS BLOCK - RARE A very good block for the heavy embossing of card. Superb detail. Rare item.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS SILVER FOB/ PENDANT Unmarked silver. Approximately 30 mm H x 22 mm W. Very well detailed. Black age toning, will clean up nicely if desired. No rubbing or damage. Rare. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS SILVER H/M SKEAN DHU Beautiful example by R.G. LAWRIE GLASGOW. Edinburgh silver. Nice stone to top. Circa WW1. Rare.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS SOLID CENTRE CAP BADGE C/W TARTAN PATCH Beautiful with original badge shaped tartan patch.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS SPORTS MEDAL GOLD Nice Regimental medal with neck ribbon in regimental colours. Quite large , 5cm diameter. Mint
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS STICK PIN Nice plated stick pin / sporran badge. Same size as a sporran badge but made with stick pin fitting. Approximately 47 mm H x 22 mm W. Mint
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS SWINGING SIX SPORRAN - C/W STRAP This one is a beauty. Nice puffy white tassles with brass tops. Full length black horse hair with no loss. Brass cantle with no dents and black shellac leather part not congealed. Tan purse back with pocket and the original brass button. Soldiersa initials hand applied in ink. Original to it, white buff leather belt. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS TAIL UP BELT BUCKLE - MAKER MARKED Another from a cache of 16 I turned up recently that were ex stores in the 50's. Early " Tail Up " cat associated with the Victorian period although I would say this is a later buckle fitted with an earlier centre but still all original. Back plate with a bit of distortion . Uncleaned as found. Hobson London maker mkd. to rear. Very low price for a Tail Up.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS VICTORIAN BROAD SWORD A rare chance to acquire an early Victorian Scottish Basket Hilt sword with a Regimental blade. Acid etching with thistles and " ARGYLE & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS "(old spelling of Argyll). The other side with more thistle etching and Queen Victoria crown.No obvious maker marks. Nice heavy steel basket.Wire bound sharkskin handle. Red leather insert with pale blue edging. Red end tassle absent.. Scabbard good overall with some light pitting and finish loss commensurate with age. I have left the sword as found but if you were so inclined I believe it would clean up nicely.Personally I prefer it with it's age patina left on. This is a fighting sword and has some service wear to that end. Very rare to find one of these swords in nice original condition.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS VICTORIAN CAP BADGE Really nice solid centre Victorian "Tail Up" cap badge. Die struck with very nice sharp detail and no rubbing. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS VOLUNTEER BTN. PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Nice and rare Volunteer Btn. plaid brooch in nickel silver. Early style domed back with hollow construction. Original pin and hook. Below the " Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders" on the front there is a blank scroll as found only on Territorial examples. Sometimes this was etched with the Btn no., sometimes left blank. Very nice piece this which I've owned for many years. Rare
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS WW1 H/M SILVER CAP BADGE Beautiful officers silver cap badge to the Argylls. Lovely fretting in rare Edinburgh silver for 1915. Maker marked "WA&S" by William Anderson & Sons to rear. V.G.C. and heavy.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS WW1 H/M SILVER CAP BADGE Lovely hallmarked silver example. Very good detail. Silver hallmarks for "Birmingham1915 by J & CO." on the front. Pin back. None of the usual rubbing found on a silver example. Very sharp.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS WW1 SILK HANDKERCHIEF Beautifully hand embroidered Argylls silk hankie. Purple with white silk fringes. Argylls cap badge device in different coloured thread with " A & S.H. " below. This is one I have kept in my own collection for many years. Once plentiful, these are now becoming scarce especially one of this quality. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS (A & S.H.) VOLUNTEER OFFICERS VICTORIAN DIRK BELT PLATE Scarce volunteer belt buckle in silver. Curved back plate, stamped to rear "WM. ANDERSON & SONS - MILITARY OUTFITTERS - EDINBURGH".Silver one piece Regimental device to front. Excellent with no finish loss.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS - STIRLING MILITIA - HIGHLAND BORDERERS FORAGE CAP BADGE Extremely rare badge being a curved scroll with "STIRLING" in relief. Circa 1858 to 1874. Later became the 3rd A & S.H. From the Hugh King Collection.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS - WW1 - OFFICERS BRONZE CAP BADGE Lovely bronze finish over brass for wear with officers Service Dress. Most finish remaining. 2 loops , not blades to back ( both types were available ). VGC. Scarce
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS 1914 H/M CAP BADGE An exquisite cap badge in Edinburgh silver with hall marks for 1914. Jewellers tablet with " ANDERSON & SONS- GEORGE ST - EDINBURGH".This badge has the most beautiful fretting I've seen on an Argylls badgeI've left it pretty much as found with it's dark age patina but it would clean up beautifully. Excellent condition
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS 1915 H/M EDINBURGH SILVER CAP BADGE Silver Argyll officers badge with hallmarks for Edinburgh 1915 and maker stamp "W A S". Nicely fretted in heavy cast silver. Top quality piece. Rare.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS BRASS SHOULDER TITLE MATCHED PAIR - WW1 Early hexagonal lugs example as found on many Great War examples. Good uncleaned condition. Now scarce.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS CHROMED FEATHER BONNET BADGE Stunning looking Argylls badge in heavy chrome. Long lugs for feather bonnet. Fretted centre WW2 era badge V.G.C..
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS H/M SILVER SWEETHEART BROOCH Lovely Birmingham silver sweetheart brooch in nice condition. Hall marked "p" for 1914.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS KOREA SHOULDER PATCH COMBINATION Scarce combination for the 40th Infantry Division for the Korean War. Argyll dicing and 40th's Cockerel. Slide and press stud fixings on correct green denim. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICER/ P/M, D/M COLLAR DOGS Lovely mint condition pair of bi - metal collars as worn by Officers, Pipe Major and Drum Major. Frosted silver laurel wreath with gilded Argyll Boars head and Sutherland Cat. Cat and boars head separately applied. Nice detail and a matched pair. Single rear fixing so will fit modern army tunic.Sold to me a few years back by a former Pipe Major. Rare
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS 1939 H/M CAP BADGE - SCARCE MAKER Beautiful silver hallmarked officers badge with Edinburgh hallmarks for 1939. Beautifully fretted as per officers examples. Jewellers tablet for Scoot Adie Ltd. London to rear. Stout silver lugs. As nice as they come.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS BALL SPORRAN Circa WW1. Beautifully refurbished by the officer, Argylls ball sporran in a very wearable / usable condition but retaining it's important original parts but with the advantage of having been rehaired and with a later replacement red leather purse. Polished hinged brass cantle with 4 piece silver insignia comprising, Boars Head, Wild Cat, Princess Louise cypher and Coronet. These all original matching pieces in great condition Correct 5 bullion tassles. and again as the cantle and insignia, original to the sporran. Completed by later red leather back circa 1950's, this opens at the front below the cantle. Professionally rehaired with long white horsehair. Very striking example at a great price and one you can wear without it falling apart.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS BI - METAL COLLAR BADGE As nice as they come. Nicely gilded and with a silver wash to surround. 3 piece construction with double rivetted gilded parts. Silver lugs. Circa WW2. Scarce
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS BRONZE SLOUCH HAT BADGE Good example of the badge worn on the slouch hat in the Boer War and I have photographs of these being worn on the TOS in WW1 also. As per a collar badge but with an added long scroll to the bottom. " Tail Up " cat for the Victorian period. Cast. Officers bronze. Some finish polished off but no rubbing or damage. Well detailed, old polish residue. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS HALLMARKED SILVER CAP BADGE Very good detailed fully fretted officers silver badge by T.E. (Thos. Ebberts). Scottish hallmarks for Edinburgh 2002. Fretted thistles and fully fretted centre as per officers examples. Silver lugs, one a possible replacement as they're not quite exact. Priced to sell.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS S.D. CAP BADGE Scarce bronzed cap badge for wear with the service dress in wartime. Mint unissued condition. Good heavy example.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS SILVER BADGE - KIRKWOODS Probably the nicest Argylls pattern cap badge ever produced. Made around 1881 to 1886 by Kirkwoods of Edinburgh. This style is unique to Kirkwoods and sometimes has their thistle trade mark but always in this unique style and with 4 lugs. The detail is exceptional and there is no cap badge I've come across that has had this kind of detail. 2 piece construction. This one has had the north and south lugs removed by it's owner which I've come across before. Nice age patina and excellent condition. Beautiful
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS/SNCO'S KILT ROSSETTES This is the pieces you never get ! Kilt panels turn up occasionally but never the silk rosettes from the side of the kilt. Nice vintage WW2 set . The military tailors no longer have or make these so virtually un obtainable. Rare V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Very good tail down brooch circa WW1. Oversize pin as found on early examples. Very good detail. VGC
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS PIPERS XCI ( 91ST ) CROSS BELT BADGE Rare item being one of the 2 badges worn by Argylls pipers on the cross belt. Heavy chrome, 2 lugs. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS REGIMENTAL DEVICES FROM BOOK Unusual pieces being similar to oversized collar dogs and came from the cover of a book. Heavy chrome finish. Evidence of having had thin posts to the back, now absent. Old glue residue. Two more eclectic pieces of memorabilia. Rare V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS REGIMENTAL SIDE DRUM Lovely example circa 1970's. Lovely emblazoning by Potters of Aldershot. Good playable condition if you were so inclined. Now very rare. VGC
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS SKEAN DHU - ANDERSON EDINBURGH Good silver plated example with bog oak handle. All silver studs present. Regimental device of Princess Louises cypher to handle. Foiled citrine to top. Scarbbard with partially worn "Anderson & Sons - Edinburgh". Plain blade. Very good condition with some honest service wear. Circa WW1. These Skean Dhu are now very rare.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS SKEAN DHU - SILVER Very good condition Argyll officers skean dhu. Bog oak handle. Morrocco leather covered wood scabbard. Real quartz stone to top. Regimental cypher to handle. Silver mounts. Maker details to back ( indistinct ) . As new with nice clean blade. Slightly, curved to leg as often found on Argylls examples. Vintage unknown but good wearable example that's not going to fall apart on you.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS SPORRAN BADGE Good genuine example, I'm saying this as there are now a lot of fakes of this badge out there. Die struck example. Superb detail. Good lugs. V.G.C..
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS SPORRAN BADGE Genuine issue, not ebay fake. Cheap price.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS VICTORIAN . BRONZE OFFICERS COLLAR PAIR Lovely matched pair for wear with officers Service Dress. "Tail Up" for the Victorian period. Cast. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS VICTORIAN PIPERS PLAID BROOCH - MAKER MKD. Nice "Tail Up" Victorian example by Romane and Paterson. Nickel silver. Lovely detail and patina
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS VICTORIAN REGIMENTAL DIRK WITH REGIMENTAL BLADE An exquisite piece from my own collection which I am now unfortunately down sizing. Maker mkd. " SANDILANDS & SON, CONDUIT ST W.". This to the beautiful acid etched blade which has to one side the Argyllshire Boars head and " NE OBLIVSCARIS" and to the other side the Sutherland Wildcat and " SANS PEUR". Clipped back stout blade. Unmarked silver fittings. These are superbly detailed and without damage or rubbing. Matching foiled citrines to all 3 parts and the external knife and fork have no damage or repairs. Leather bound scabbard good.Knife and fork have some silver studs missing otherwise this dirk is near perfect and certainly the best ever to pass through my hands.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS WW1 SHOULDER BELT PLATE Very good example with nice burnished finish. Slight bend to top left corner. All parts without rubbing to high points. Nice polished finish to back plate, unfortunately this made it difficult to get a photograph without shadows. Studs and hooks present to rear. Very nice
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS WW2 CLOTH SHOULDER TITLE Original of this much faked title. Embroidered . Moth damage. Scarce
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS WW2 SHOULDER FLASH "Been There" example of a red on white printed title. Dirty and tatty, removed from uniform.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS WW2 SLEEVE COMBINATIONS Rare pair of battledress combinations for Argylls attached to the Welsh. Nice condition. Uniform removed.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. - FULLY FRETTED VICTORIAN OFFICERS CAP BADGE Beautiful badge , fully fretted. Heavy nickel silver. No rubbing or damage. Tail up for Victorian period. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. - 1ST RENFREW V.R. - SILVER PLAID BROOCH Super example in unmarked silver. Hollow construction with domed back. Stout original pin and hook. Detail as per Regulat Btn's with the addition of a further scroll which reads, "1st. Renfrew V.R.". As nice as they come with no rubbing or damage.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. - OFFICERS / SNCOS KILT ROSETTES Lovely vintage high quality matching pair of silk rosettes as worn on the rear quarter of the kilt in conjunction with the kilt panel. Panels occasionally turn up, rosettes rarely. Beautifully made by hand in silk, these date to WW2 , possibly earlier. Not worn by O/r's . Officers and SNCO's only.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. - OFFICERS VICTORIAN SILVER/ GILT COLLAR BADGE Very good quality example in cast unmarked silver with separately applied Wild Cat and Boar's Head. The cat is correct Tail Up for the Victorian period. V.G.C. Scarce
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. - VICTORIAN OFFICERS WHITE SHELL JACKET Beautiful rare tunic. This one an officers example with bullion shoulder boards. Full complement of small round regimental tunic buttons. White melton cloth with no moth or damage. Approx 38" chest. White quilted lining.These tunics were worn from the Victorian period until the Great War. As nice as they come and from my personal collection which I am sadly reducing.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. 1939 DTD. KILT Good W.D. ( War Dept ). marked kilt with the letter " R " (1939 ). Correct no buckles as found on early kilts. A kilt pin was used to fasten them at the waist. This is included. Suits 30/32 waist height 5'7" to 5' 8". Some small moth holes to front , these not noticeable as they're behind where the sporran sits and also their against the inside apron. Can be seen when you hold the front panel up to the light. Overall good condition and soldiers name applied to inside in ink. Correct box pleats for the Argylls.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. 1970'S SWINGING 6 SPORRAN Quality example by the fine fine maker "Nicoll of Bankfoot". Black horsehair with correct 6 white tassles. Chrome cantle. Regimental sporran badge mounted on patent insert. Tan purse badge. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. 1ST ADMIN. BTN. PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Pipers Victorian period plaid brooch solely used by 1st Admin btn. Clackmannan and Kinross rifle volunteers. Circa 1874 - 1887. Possibly cast silver . Very well detailed St. Andrew and thistles. Original over long pin. Considering the size of the unit they can not have had many pipers and I've never seen one of these for sale before. Excellent condition.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. 4TH ADMIN CLACKS & KINROSS R.V. Very rare badge in unmarked silver. 4th Admin Btn. Clackmannan & Kinross Rifle Vols. circa 1874 - 87. Became part of the Argylls after 1881. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. 54 L.A.A. BATTLEDRESS INSIGNIA Very rare , cut from uniform insignia. The Argylls Anti Aircraft unit in WW2.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BADGER HEAD SPORRAN Beautiful example in near mint condition. This one dates from the 1980's and was made by Janet Eagleton who has made sporrans for Prince Charles and also makes most officers sporrans for the Highland Division so high quality. Pretty head with no rubbing or bald pics. Gilded tassle tops. Red leather back.Front opening purse. Very wearable. Priced to sell
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BADGER HEAD SPORRAN - ATTRIBUTED WW1/WW2 vintage badger head sporran. This one is the scarce type with the lighter shade of head and were from Canadian badgers , used wartime by the Argylls due to indigenous shortages. Good large head with glass eyes. Nice thistle motif brass tassle tops. Purse back. Correct red Morocco leather for the period. Belt loops possibly period replacements. Good brass cantle. This one was passed down through the Battalion as was usual and came from the deceased veterans daughter. He died recently and had served in Korea through to Aden with the 1st Btn. ( Name to buyer).
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BELT AND BUCKLE An officers wife's belt for wear at Regimental Balls etc. Brocade belt with 2 fretted officers badges forming the buckle. Rare and very attractive.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BELT BUCKLE - MAKER MKD. & NAMED Good example of an o/r's belt buckle.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BOXED SILVER & ENAMEL MEDAL Very nice medal for sports or shooting. Regimental device to centre with undamaged green & yellow enamel. Un named. Contained in it's original Phillips of Aldershot velvet lined , leather covered case. Circa WW1. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BRASS SHOULDER TITLE PAIR Good matching pair of WW1 titles. Hexagonal loops. C/w original backing plates and pins. Now hard to find and you you find them cheap they're most likely copies which are unfortunately now commonly found in the marketplace. These from my own collection and from a friend who's grandfather was a WW1 argyll.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BRONZE - WW1 FUND RAISING BADGE Rare item , especially with it's original box. Brook & Son Edinburgh mkd. to hinged lid with Royal Coat of Arms. Inside a small card with " From H.R.H. Pincess Louise - A Souvenir to her Helpers for the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. These were individually numbered on the back. This is an early 740 number. Mint Condition. Rare
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BRONZE MEDAL Mint condition medal for sports, shooting etc. Bronze with green/yellow enamel. Regimental device to centre. Nice age patina. Circa WW1/ WW2.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BRONZE OFFICERS CAP BADGE / COLLAR - BOER WAR Mint bronze badge retaining all it's original finish. As per the later collar badge but with added scrolls to the bottom. "Tail Up" cat for the Victorian period. These were worn on the slouch hat during the Boer War and also used on occasion as a cap badge in WW1. Beautiful
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BRONZE OFFICERS SPORRAN BADGE Beautiful condition, retaining all it's bronze finish.North & south lugs. This the cypher type which was also used by an English regiment as a collar. 100% this was used by the Argylls as a sporran badge and in my personal collection I have a sporran that belonged to Ginger Richardson the longest serving Argyll which came in with this same badge on it. Also the war fund used this type with the cypher as a pin back brooch. As per the standard type but with the Princess Louise cypher as opposed to the Cat and Boars Head. Rare.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BRONZE/GREEN ENAMEL SWEETHEART BROOCH Scarce type in excellent condition. Buttonhole hole fixing. Mufti type. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. CADET FORCE OFFICERS BATTLEDRESS Mint condition badged origina. 2 pips to epaulettes. ACF shoulder titles over Argylls red/white dice. Leather officers golf ball buttons. 1949 pattern, 1954 dtd. Very clean with no moth or damage. Very low price Rare
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. CAP BADGE Near mint example from WW2. Looks possibly unissued or a guys spare badge. Well detailed.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. CAP BADGE c/w TARTAN PATCH WW1 cap badge with super period tartan patch. Fretted white metal o/r's badge, especially nice patch made from four layers of tartan.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. CAP BADGE-GAUNT TABLET Very nice non voided example circa WW2. "GAUNT LONDON" brass tablet to rear. Mint
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. CHROMED PIPERS BADGE Beautiful badge in heavy chrome as worn by pipers. Circa WW2. This is as nice as they come and it's in mint condition.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. CROSS BELT BADGE Centre piece from an early officers cross belt. Very well detailed. 2 screw posts to rear. Nice age patina. Circa WW1.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. DRUM MAJORS BALDRICK - HOBSON The real deal here circa 1952. This is the Argylls depot Baldrick worn by the drum major of the Pipe band. Well made by Hobson with Greek St. address dating it to around 1952 as they moved from there shortly after. Well made as you would expect from this long time Military Tailor. Yellow felt exterior with bullion wire trim and still with it's wire fringes. Polished nickel plate with ebony drum sticks. Raised lettering and QE Crown. Red Morrocco leather back with original Hobsons label. Please do not confuse this with the Pakistani copies abundant on evilbay at £250, this is real , unlike them. Low price for such a rare item.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. EARLY SWINGING 6 - DUBLIN MAKER - RARE Rare example circa 1892 when the Argylls were stationed in Dublin Ireland. Large circular stamping to the back "John Ireland & Sons - Dublin". John Ireland was a military outfitter as well as producing items for the Royal Irish Constabulary. Slightly different configuration than the normal Swinging Six with higher set tassles and smaller leather trim below the brass cantle . Super rare as most of these locally produced ones would have been phased out as the years progressed. V.G.C.This company made mainly RIC uniforms. Good condition with the tassles set higher than usual , this was how it was made. Black horse hair good. All original and matching tassles & tops. Tan purse back with pocket, this with it's original brass button. Very rare.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. EDINBURGH SILVER H/M CAP BADGE - T.E. Very striking heavy cast badge in Edinburgh silver with hall marks for 1990 and makers stamp " T.E. " ( Thomas Evans ). This is an important badge as it was the last ever pattern issued to Argyll officers before the regiment became 5 Scots. Mint condition. Very nicely fretted out thistles as per some better officers examples and fully fretted out centre. Silver lugs.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. EMBROIDERED BLAZER BADGE Very nice vintage example in embroidered bullion wire. Removed from blazer. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. EMBROIDERED BLAZER BADGE - VINTAGE Nice one from the daughter of an Argyll who fought in Malaya, Borneo and Aden. Good quality work mainly in bullion wire. Small bit of wear to the centre but looks good and not straight from the tailors but worn by a vet.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. FULLY FRETTED & DOMED CAP BADGE Good officers example. Very striking with nice hand pierced thistles and domed out fully fretted centre. Die struck with very good detail. Circa WW1. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. GOLD RING Beautiful piece. 9 Carat stamped and maker details. Nice hand engraved Argylls device to face. Pinky size Rare.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. GURKHAS TRENCH ART PIECE Argylls brass badge over crossed kukris. Hanging hook to rear. Old polish residue. Period piece. Sand cast badge so In Theatre made. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. LAPEL BADGE Scarce pattern. Brass with blue un damaged enamel. Uncleaned. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. LARGE SWEETHEART BROOCH Lovely condition. Blue/white enamel on a glass background. The glass with Pearl effect. Well detailed.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. MAJORS BATTLEDRESS - MC WINNER Superb 1943 dtd.lend lease battledress blouse to a Military Cross winner. Good size to fit someone 5' 10". 41" chest. Double labelled with the original American one and the British one which is clearly dtd. 1943. These labels are a bit worn but text can be made out easily. Majors crowns to epaulettes and evidence of his earlier pips so he's worn this battledress through at least part of his pre Major career. To the front his ribbon bars show him having been part of the 8th Army in North Africa before taking part in the Italian campaign and ending up in Germany all presumably with the 8th army. He also has the War and Defence medals, an officers Territorial decoration and last but not least , the Military Cross. To each sleeve there is Argylls red/white diced patches and the formation sign for Northern Command where presumably he was posted towards the end of the war. This is exactly how this battledress came to me many years , it has no rebadging or enhancements and is in excellent shape apart from 2 tiny moth nips, one to front and one to back otherwise no damage. Wartime Argylls B.D.'s are extremely rare never mind to a Highly decorated officer who served throughout WW2. Worthy of further research.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. NATIONAL RESERVE BADGE One of the rarer National Reserve badges and in mint condition. Maker mkd. to rear " Jas Hardy & Co. Ltd. - Aberdeen ".Also mkd. GEW.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICER FRETTED CAP BADGE Lovely fretted officers cap badge. Good detail. 2 lugs to rear. Scarce.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS / SNCO'S KILT PANEL Wartime embroidered panel as worn to the right side of the kilt. Nicely hand embroidered with silk rosettes. This is a large size for a taller man. Length is approx. 59cm,( 23 inches). Light service wear but super early one.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS / SNCO'S KILT PANEL Embroidered panel as worn to the right side of the kilt. Nicely hand embroidered with silk rosettes. Approx. size 43 cm (17 inches) x 9.5 cm.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS / SNCO'S KILT PANEL Embroidered panel as worn to the right side of the kilt. Nicely hand embroidered with silk rosettes. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS BALL SPORRAN c/w ORIGINAL CASE A beautiful example of an Argyll officers Levee dress sporran. High end insignia to the flap of Boars Head, Wildcat and Princess Louise cypher. White goatshair with correct 5 gold braided tassles. Red leather back. Contained in it's original Japanned tin with a brass tablet to lid with retailers details. Owners name also applied to top. The box itself is incredible, oak lined ,padded top and bottom and even still has it's chamois flap to cover the sporran. c/w white buff leather belt. Circa WW1.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS BI - METAL COLLAR DOG PAIR Beautiful example of these scarce collars. Worn by officers, Drum & Pipe Major only. Mint condition and retaining all gilded finish. Single post fitting. None nicer ! Slightly more than the normal £135 these do in the market place but well worth the extra.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS BOER WAR SLOUCH HAT Amazing condition for age. Large size 7 (paper size label present ).Nice high shape for the period. Leather chin strap good. Argyll officers Victorian Tail Up bronze collar on a red linen patch to the left side.7 fold puggarree.No wear to felt and not faded. No sweat band otherwise as mint as they come. Attributed to 4th Argylls ( Stirling Militia ) who served there.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS BOER WAR SLOUCH HAT / PAGRI BDGE Rare gilded example. Pin back for wear on the slouch hat and sun helmet. Original overlong pin. Tail Up for Victorian period. Sharp detail and retaining almost all the gilt finish. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR PAIR Nice pair circa WW1 WW2. All finish remaining. Cast construction. Near excellent
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR PAIR Mint matched pair from either WW1 or WW2. All bronze finish remaining. Die struck. For use on officers OSD.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS EDINBURGH SILVER H/M DIRK- BROOKS 1899 Superb late 19th Century example. Edinburgh silver hall marked for 1899. Retailed by Brook & Son with their tablet to the top scabbard mount. Beautiful matched stones. Well detailed silver mounts, each with a complete set of hallmarks. Acid etched Regimental blade in superb condition. Silver h/m examples in this condition rarely turn up now so if you want a top end early example I would consider this one.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS INTER WAR TAM O SHANTER Very rare officers Tam O Shanter / Balmoral bonnet circa 1920's. Wool body with silk trim and the tails tied in a nice bow at the back as they did at this time. Nicely shaped. C/w it's original to it, officers fretted badge and tartan patch. The badge on the inside has an old ration tin top to take up the slack. Crown with some sweat staining .Double stitched quilted lining. A couple of moth holes to crown ( see pics ) but this does not detract from the appearance of the bonnet. Very rare piece from my personal Argylls collection built up over 35 years. This was the only one of these I've ever come across so a reluctant sale. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS KILT ROSETTES These are for wear of the hip in conjunction with the front embroidered panel and only by officers and NCO's. Panels occasionally turn up, these rarely. I had some in my own collection which I have let go. These unissued and in the original packaging. Mint
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS PAGRI BADGE Good example of yellow embroidered A & S.H. on Regimental tartan for use on the sun helmet. V.G.C. Rare
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH- UNMARKED SILVER Very good Victorian officers example in unmarked silver. Hollow silver with small holes in the back for releasing the gas during the manufacturing process. Tail up cat for Victorian period. Well detailed. I've left as is with it's dark patina but will clean up nicely if desired. Good original stout pin to reverse.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS SILVER / GILT WW1 COLLAR Beautiful example in unmarked silver with silver lugs. Beautiful dark gilded Boars Head / Cat. 3 piece construction with aforesaid pieces separately applied. Way above average and rare in real silver
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS SILVER H/M FEATHER BONNET BADGE - KIRKWOOD 1888 A class above these badges. Exceedingly high quality with the lettering hand done. Exquisite detail.Hallmarks for Edinburgh 1888. This style unique to Kirkwoods.Maker mkd. Long silver lugs for feather bonnet. Glengarry badges had 4 short lugs, this has never had that configuration so specially made for bonnet. Rare. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS SILVER PLAID BROOCH Victorian period brooch in unmarked hollow silver. Domed back. Correct over long pin. Gas escape hole. Nice detail. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS SPORRAN - C/W RARE SPORRAN BADGE Nice stout leather day sporran, circa WW2, late '40's. Stout brown pebbled leather. Nice original to it, officers long link sporran chain. The badge is of a short lived pattern worn in Palestine just after WW2. This is original to the sporran. Faint London makers details to inside. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS SUN HELMET - WW2 Very rare" Been There " Wolseley pattern solar topee to the Argylls. Very sleepy and I've left it as found with all it's dust etc. Nice service wear and some sun bleaching to crown but no damage. Heavy embroidered " A & S.H. " flash to left side. All complete and in good order. W.D. stamp and letter O or Q making it either 1940 or 42. Owners initials to inside of the sweat band. Rare to find an Argylls one of these
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS SWORD ATTRIBUTED Straight from the family home along with other items this is not one to be missed. Wilkinson sword officers broadsword with acid etched Regimental blade and with the officers initials ( R.L.H.) . What is unusual about this one is it has both the leather bound field scabbard and handle and also the basket hilt and polished scabbard. Both are original to the sword. This officer was a WW1 veteran and fought in France with both 1st and 2nd Btns. as well as having been with the Gurkha Rifles. He stayed with the Argylls through the 1920's. There is a period photograph of him mounted on a horse and the sword is clearly visible. Lovely piece in good condition.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS/PIPE MAJORS COLLAR Beautiful condition silver/gilt collar as worn by officers/Pipe Major and Drummie on their No.1 tunics. This a Gaunt London example, this stamped to rear as is a large " P" ? Seperately applied boars head and wild cat. As nice as they come. Circa WW1/WW2
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PATENT LEATHER PURSE SPORRAN Good condition post war patent leather day sporran. C/w it's correct Regimental sporran badge . Matching leather strap. A steal at this price. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PIPE BANNER Beautifully made banner with heavy bullion Regimental device in high relief, set on Regimental tartan. Ties and fringes present. Yellow silk to the obverse. Circa WW2. Very rare
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PIPE BANNER BULLION CENTRE Beautiful bullion wire embroidered Regimental device for use on a pipers banner. Detail standing out in high relief giving it a lovely 3 D effect. To the centre, raised Boars Head and Wild cat with the Princess Louise Cypher to the centre. Standing in higher relief, an outer strap with " ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS". Above this a beautifully done bullion wire crown with coloured inserts. Large size, approx. 9 and a half inches by 6 and a half. Not from Pakistan. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PIPE MAJORS CROSS BELT BADGE Extremely rare badge in unissued condition. Only worn by the Pipe major as the other pipers wore a Boars head only. This one has a scroll above with motto " Ne Obliviscaris ". Not sure when this badge was adopted but likely the 1980's so only at most 6 P/M's wore this. Photos exist of both (Argyll) Sovereign pipers J Motherwell and S. Methven wearing this badge on their cross belt. Mint
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PIPERS BOAR'S HEAD CROSS BELT BADGE Very nice condition heavy chromed Boars head as worn only by pipers on their cross belt. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PIPERS CHROMED CAP BADGE Lovely badge circa WW2 in heavy chrome as favoured by pipers. All finish good. Fretted centre. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PIPERS CHROMED CAP BADGE Very well detailed badge with slightly belled out centre. Heavy chrome as favoured by pipe band. Excellent
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PIPERS CROSS BELT Genuine Argyll pipers cross belt with all insignia. Plastic belt with 3 piece buckle set comprising buckle with Argyll , Sutherland Highlanders, thistle motif slider and tail piece with Regimental device. XCI ( 91st ) and Boars Head ( 93rd ), badges. Genuine item bought from the Argylls. Scarce V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PIPERS CROSS BELT BADGE Used only by pipers on their cross belt. Chromed Boars Head. Well detailed. No damage. 2 screw posts to rear. Now rare.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Nice early plaid brooch in nickel silver. Solid construction. Good detail. Pin a bit bent from going through the plaid otherwise VGC.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PIPERS SPORRAN A superb example with 3 finial cantle with nice Regimental devices of Boars Head, Wild Cat and Princess Louise cypher. Tan leather back. Interestingly this was a 1st Btn. sporran later reissued to 3/51st Highland ( A & S.H. ). Double named, once to the Regular piper T.Currie who I have a photograph of wearing it and then to the Territorial piper. Full grey horse hair with 3 black tassles. Circa WW2 . Tam Currie served with the Battalion in Cyprus during the emergency and later was with the Stirling based 7th Btn. in the 1960's before ending his service with 3/51. Copy photo of him to buyer. Very rare sporran. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PIPERS SPORRAN CANTLE Unique to the Argylls pipers. Cantle with heavy chrome finish and bearing 3 part bolt on insignia. Rare V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SENIOR RANKS/OFFICERS TAM O SHANTER Lovely condition bonnet by Meyer & Mortimer. Size 56/57. C/w it's original tartan patch and cap badge. Higher quality as worn by SNCO's and Officers only
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SGIAN DHU - 1950'S - RBT. ALLISON A very nice Regimental sgian dhu by Rbt. Allison silversmiths of Glasgow. Nickel silver mounts of Regimental pattern.Top mount with "R.A." trademark and "Scotland". Foiled citrine to top with no chips or damage. Bog oak studded handle and with Princess Louise cypher to the centre.. Very clean stainless steel blade. Leather covered wood scabbard. Very nice example at a very fair price for a vintage one.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SGT'S CAST CAP BADGE Fully fretted centre as worn by sergeants. Sand cast. Well detailed. Circa WW1. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SGT'S FULLY FRETTED CENTRE CAP BADGE Good heavy WW1 example of a sergeants cap badge with fully fretted centre. Nice age patina and detail. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SHOULDER TITLE PAIR Classic Argylls brass shoulder titles. Now very difficult to find genuine ones never mind a matching set. If you feel the price is high get yourself one of the hundreds of fake sets flooding a well known on line auction site for much less, produced in Yorkshire circa 2017 ! These are the real deal
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SHOULDER TITLE PAIR - "T" REMOVED Interesting pair of WW1 shoulder titles in that they've been a number Territorial set, i.e. " T 8 " or similar then the soldier has either gone to a regular battalion or a different numbered btn. and has removed that part of the insignia. I've seen other examples of this i.e. 7 SR altered to 1 SR by removing part of the 7. Nice matching pair. Round lugs. Nice to get a set like this which tells it's own story.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SIDE DRUM - POTTERS Genuine Argylls side drum from the 1970's not the s..t that porports to be genuine on evilbay, this one is the Real Deal ! Beautifully hand painted by the famous Potters of Aldershot and signed by the artist. Surprisingly this one has no dings to the emblazoning. Some of the tension rods are absent as well as a knurled nut on the bottom snare strainer. I'm selling as a display piece but I daresaw with some TLC it might be possible to get it up to playing condition but it will sound flat ompared to a modern drum. 1st Battalion used. Rare
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SILVER FOB IN ORIGINAL BOX Beautifully detailed watch fob in the form of an Argylls plaid brooch. Heavy solid silver with no rubbing or damage. Still in it's Greenock jewellers box.This leather covered with velvet inside and in great condition. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SILVER H/M DIRK Beautiful example by " BROOK &SON - GEORGE ST. - EDINBURGH". Edinburgh silver hallmarks for 1923. Beautiful detail to scabbard fittings, all standing out in high relief. Each section matching and all hallmarked. All matching stones. Beautiful acid etched Regimental blade. No issues on this one, none of the usual breaks, repairs, replaced stones etc. as is usual with an old dirk. This one has survived as a 100% original. Priced fairly for a top example.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SILVER H/M SKEAN DHU Beautiful Regimental pattern skean dhu. Ebony handle, morocco leather scabbard with Edinburgh hallmarks for 2014. Regimental device to handle. Foiled citrine to top. Brand new beautifully crafted military jeweller made piece exactly as the old ones but without the usual issues that make them unwearable .
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SILVER OFFICERS CAP BADGE Beautiful die struck silver example. Lovely fine fretted centre and thistles. Rare 3 lug variant. Stamped "SILVER" Excellent condition
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SILVER PAGRI/SLOUCH HAT BADGE Very rare and possibly specially commissioned piece being a pin back all silver badge similar to a collar dog with a solid silver back plate. Collar dog badges were worn on the slouch hat by officers in the Boer War. This one is not a tail up Victorian example so I suspect it's from WW1, certainly no later. Detail is exquisite on this.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SILVER SKEAN DHU Very nice silver example . Real stone to top, not citrine. Clipped back blade. Leather covered wood scabbard.Vintage unknown but likely fairly modern. Good wearable one. Mint
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SILVER STATUE - ATTRIBUTED Beautiful large statue of an Argylls officer. Presentation plaque to front. Hallmarked for 1924. Soldier was a 1st War veteran who served with the Regiment until the late 1920's. Statue itself is beautiful with some slight polishing to high points. Stands inc. base, over 16 inches high. Copy photograph of the soldier in uniform comes with it. Rare
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SILVER SWEETHEART BROOCH Cast silver . Larger size, approx. 35mm by 28mm. Silver stamped to back. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SILVER SWEETHEART BROOCH Beautiful silver/enamel Argylls sweetheart. Unmarked silver. Very finely detailed.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SILVER/GREEN ENAMEL SWEETHEART BROOCH Very nice near mint condition lapel badge. Button hole fixing. Undamaged enamel.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SKEAN DHU Genuine early example circa WW1.Jewellers tablet to rear "ANDERSON & SONS - GEORGE ST. EDINBURGH". Nickel silver mounts with real foiled citrine to top. Lovely clean blade on this one with none of the usual darkening and deteriorartion. Shaped to the leg like most Argyll ones. Scabbard leather frail. Princess Louise cypher to the handle.Celtic knot to hilt and pommel. Correct serpent pattern to scabbard mounts. 100% original
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SMALL SIZE BADGE - LESNEY Lesney made a limited run of badges of some of the main British regiments including the Argylls. This one is mint and still attached to it's info card. 55 by 40 cm approx.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SPORRAN BADGE. MAKER MKD. L.B.&B Unusual to get a maker mkd. example. Mint condition
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. V.B. - PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Scarce Argylls pipers plaid brooch likely for a Volunteer Btn.. Nickel silver . Raised quoit with the well detailed boars head in high relief. Maker marked on the back for R.G. Lawrie Glasgow and Edinburgh. Circa Victorian into the Great War period. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. VICTORIAN CAP/ COLLAR BADGE Brass o/r's example of this scarce badge. "Tail Up " Victorian era. Worn on the slouch hat in the Boer War and also on the Tam O Shanter in WW1. As per the later collar but with added "ARGYLL - SUTHERLAND - HIGHLANDERS" scrolls to bottom. Good "Been There" badge with nice age patina.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. VICTORIAN OFFICERS PLAID Sometimes referred to as a mounted plaid but worn by officers with their scarlet tunics also. Very nice example in soft brushed wool. No tears or moth.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. VICTORIAN OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE - MAKER MKD. Beautiful SBP with no damage or rubbing. Tail up Victorian cat and Battle Honours pre WW1. Burnished brass back plate with well detailed silver furniture. Maker mkd. to rear "MARSHALL & SONS - 87 GEORGE STREET - EDINBURGH" Rarely available like this anymore.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. VICTORIAN OFFICERS SILVER GLENGARRY BADGE Beautiful and fine die struck fully fretted officers cap badge. The detail on this one is exquisite with the hand piercing on the thistles especially nice. Condition is excellent . Outstanding piece in unmarked silver. This is a rare variant from my own collection. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. VICTORIAN VOLUNTEER OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Beautiful example with unusual 3 metal construction. Brass backing plate. Silver top and bottom sections with a different coloured brass centre. All with exceptionally good detail with no damage or rubbing. No Battle Honours as per Volunteer Btn. type. All rear fixings good and with original pins for attaching the furniture. "Tail up" cat as found on Victorian examples. Rare
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. VOLUNTEER OFFICERS PLAID BROOOCH - BLANK SCROLL RENFREW Very interesting plaid brooch made as a blank scroll then having "1st RENFREW V.B." inscribed on it. This is a great brooch in unmarked silver with a silver frosted wash to the front. Nice dished back hollow construction type. Very good detail. Correct original extra long stout pin for period. Officers name incised to rear, ( indistinct). Lovely
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. WAIST BELT PLATE - TAIL UP CAT Another one from an ex stores cache of 16. This is another Victorian "Tail Up " cat although the buckle itself is later but that was how this one was issued. Uncleaned with age toning and old polish residue but will clean up nicely if desired. Firmin London maker mkd to rear. Bargain price for a Tail Up. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. WW1 O/R'S SWINGING 6 SPORRAN Very nice example which pre dates WW1 as there is no date or maker details common on pre Great War examples. Full black horsehair with brass topped white tassles. Comes with it's white buff leather belt. Retains nice light colour to tan leather . Purse still with it's brass button. See pics for a photo of the original sergeant in his scarlet tunic wearing this sporran and with a WW1 medal trio proving it was still being worn. Both items came together but the photo will be hard to ship however if someone wants it we can do a deal as a separate item. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. WW1 SILVER/GOLD RIFLE SWEETHEART Very rare item from my own collection. Hand engraved Cat and Boars Head in rose gold. Mounted on silver H/M rifle. Jeweller stamped " A. Bros. "( Ahronsberg Bros. ). Silver h/m's for Birmingham 1914. Beautiful
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. WW1 TERRITORIAL OFFICERS SWORD BELT & BUCKLE Beautiful Territorial officers example from the WW1 period. Black Morocco leather with silver bullion wire lines. Very well detailed plated buckle. Silver colour as per Volunteers. Sword hangers present and very good. This whole belt is in outstanding condition. Approx 32 inch waist. Rare
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. WW2 BATTLE COMBINATION Rare genuine example of a battledress combination used from D Day on by the Argylls. Please note this is the real deal and not one of the many spurious knock offs out there. Argylls diced patch to top with the early light green edging. Below that an HD ( Highland Division ) formation sign. Interestingly this one is of WW1 vintage with the HD and circle standing out in high relief. Below that the three red Infantry brigade stripes for the 154th Infantry Brigade. Removed from uniform and bought straight from the son with other items, soldiers name to the buyer. As nice as they come and an absolute bargain at this price. from my own collection which I am now whittling down.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. WW2 BLUE PATROL JACKET Scarce inter war/ WW2 example in good condition. Nicely badged up with bullion insignia for Marksman and Signaller as well as a good conduct chevron. Original makers label to inside with 1934 date. Full complement of Argylls brass buttons. Brass belt hooks. Worn by SNCO's and officers.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. WW2 OFFICERS BLUE PATROL JACKET - DSO WINNER An absolutely stunning example of a scarce Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders officers blue patrol jacket. 1939 dated and named to officer.This chap has seen a lot of service with WW2 ribbon bars which include Africa and Italy as well as a Mentioned in dispatches acorn so likely a member of the 8th Army. Additional ribbons bars for Korea as well as a GSM which could be Palestine ? In the pocket of the tunic I found his DSO and military OBE ribbon bar. I have not re affixed this but could be stitched back by the new owner. It was fitted by the officer with later staybrite buttons. This is exactly how it came to me 20 years ago but if desired it could be retro fitted with brass buttons but for me he was still wearing the jacket after the introduction of staybrites and therefore is part of the jackets history. Smallish size , no moth or damage and retains it's integral belt with brass buckle. Tailors label with '39 date and soldiers name. Good condition and fresh to the market. Worthy of research. Please note, jacket for sale only, other items are for display and are not included.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. WW2 PLASTIC ECONOMY CAP BADGE As near mint as you will find. Unissued example with all original finish and no distortion. Good blades to the rear. As usual with Argyll examples, no maker mark. As nice as they come.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.( 3RD BTN.- STIRLING ) BOER WAR OFFICERS UNIFORM Never in 50 years of collecting Argylls items have I had one of these. Exceedingly rare Boer War officers field uniform. Comprises, 1899 dtd. and W.D. arrow stamped KD tunic. This with a full complement of period buttons and officers Victorian bronze " Tail Up" collar badges.Medium size. 1899 dtd. and W.D. stamped slouch hat. This in very good " Been There " condition with puggaree replaced with leather strap as was the fashion in the field. To the side there is a rare brass Regimental device not disimilar to the later WW1 fund raisers award but larger and with two trailing silk tails in Regimental tartan. No moth or damage which is unusual as moths love felt.No chin strap.Good medium size. Whipcord breeches , good overall with some moth tracking to the front. A real rarity and straight from the family home and new to the market, also not a put together but actually worn in this format by the officer. Please note I will Not, split the slouch hat from the group however should someone want the uniform Iess the hat the price is £2,200. Sam Browne not included in sale, display only.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.- 1ST RENFREW V.R. PLAID BROOCH - SILVER Victorian period Volunteer Btn. Argyll officers / pipers plaid brooch in hollow unmarked silver. This is a good heavy brooch with domed back. Gas escape holes. Stout original correct overlong pin. Detail to the front is really nice. As per Regular btn but with added scroll , " 1st ( Renfrew ) V.R. Scarce. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.- VICTORIAN OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR PAIR Beautiful matched pair of matched collars for officers service dress. "Tail Up” for the Victorian period. Cast. Very well detailed. With their original cotter pins Nicest pair of these I've had in a long time. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.A.A. BTY- SILVER H/M TANKARD Silver hallmarked tankard presented to Col. D.M. Main on his retiral. 402 Light were an Argylls artillery battalion. Very nicely inscribed and no dents or damage. 341 gram silver.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.BOER WAR OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR PAIR Beautifully matched officers bronze collar pair. Cast construction. "Tail Up" Victorian set used in Boer War. As nice as they come.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.BOER WAR OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR PAIR Beautifully matched officers bronze collar pair. Cast construction. "Tail Up" Victorian set used in Boer War.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.BOER WAR OFFICERS SLOUCH HAT BADGE Officers cast bronze badge as worn on the slouch hat in the Boer War. I also have pics of this being worn as a cap badge in WW1 pictures of the Argylls. Possibly due to shortages of the standard cap badge. As per a collar badge but with an added scroll below. Tail up Victorian period cat.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.CADETS 1940 PTN. BATTLEDRESS BLOUSE - 1943 DTD. Nice wartime Argylls cadets tunic. Good clear label with all sizes and 1943 date. Further black stamping. Period badged. Straight out the family house. Rare tunic. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.OFFICERS BOER WAR PAGRI / SLOUCH HAT BADGE Lovely Victorian period badge with " Tail Up " cat. The whole badge is gilded. Pin back for pagri or slouch hat. Rare
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.OFFICERS FRETTED CAP BADGE Very unusual fretting on this one and in a harder metal I've encountered on some Argylls badges before. Old polish residue to back. Striking badge. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.SILVER PRESENTATION BOX Lovely silver presentation box to Lt. Col. C.P. Anderson on his retirement. 800 silver stamp to side. Argylls cap badge device to lid and inscription to front. Measures approx. 5 by 3 and a half inches and 2 and a half inches deep.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.VICTORIAN TERRITORIAL OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Excellent condition silvered shoulder belt plate for Territorial officers. "Tail Up " cat for the Victorian period. No damage or rubbing. All rear fixings good. As nice as they come. Uncleaned as found with would come up wonderfully if desired. Rare
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.VICTORIAN OFFICERS/PIPERS PLAID BROOCH - ROMANE & PATERSON Very nice early brooch with makers stamp to rear " ROMANE & PATERSON ". Super sharp detail on this one with no rubbing to high points. Strong original pin and hook to rear. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.WHITE METAL TERRITORIAL SHOULDER TITLE PAIR Good original white metal pair of WW1 titles. Matched pair. Now near impossible to find a genuine set among the masses of fake titles now flooding the market. Guaranteed 100% the Real Deal ! Great condition.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.WW1 P.O.W. SOLDIERS BOOK WW1 soldier from Oban who was a pre war Regular having enlisted in 1906. His service in France lasted a mere 16 days before he was wounded and captured. Good condition
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND OF CANADA POST'52 CAP BADGE - SCULLY Heavy, chromed cap badge. Slider. Mkd. "William Scully" to rear. No rubbing or damage. Exactly as per WW1/WW2 but with Queens Crown. V.G.C.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND OFFICERS 1910 H/M CAP BADGE Super example in die struck silver with hallmarks for "J & C - Birmingham 1910". Nicely fretted centre. No rubbing or damage. Excellent condition.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND OFFICERS TAM O SHANTER Excellent officers Tam made by Anderson of Edinburgh & Glasgow. With it's original to it officers beautifully fully fretted cap badge on a tartan patch of Regimental tartan.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND RIFLE VOLUNTEERS PLAID BROOCH Beautiful and rare pre 1881 plaid brooch, silver plated quoit. Unmarked silver centre of boars head and bugle surmounted by Victorian crown. Large size 4 inches diameter approx.. Nice fat hollow quoit with raised centre. Very sharp detail to silver centre. Good original pin to rear. Argyll R.V. became 5th Btn. Argyll and Sutherland Hldrs. Brooch circa 1860.
ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND WW1 SILVER SWEETHEART BROOCH Nice example of WW1 Argylls & Sutherland sweetheart on silver/mother of pearl. Silver stamp to rear. Approx. 2.8 cm diameter. Lovely.
ARGYLL &SUTHERLAND 1939 DATED BLUE PATROL JACKET A rare wartime dated patrol jacket to a well decorated regular soldier.Medium size for 5 ft, 8, 38/40 chest. Tailors label for KEENAN & CO.with owners name PARNELL - A&S.H. and 1939. Ribbon bars for 39/45, Africa, Italy stars and War and Defence medals, the latter with a Mentioned in Dispatches acorn. Also GSM Palestine Army LSGC and both British and UN Korea. This guy saw a lot of action as well as later taking a commission. The tunic has been period fitted with stay brite buttons. Condition is very good with no moth or damage.
ARGYLL &SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SWINGING 6 SPORRAN - 1934 DTD. Good attributed sporran straight from the soldiers daughter. The owner was a 1st Btn. veteran of Korea, Malaya , Borneo and Aden. Tan leather back with "Leckie Graham Glasgow " to rear. the purse pocket has been deliberately cut out by the soldier for some reason ? Otherwise very good and with stout original belt loops. Brass cantle in VGC.. Full horse hair body with nice brass topped white tassles. These nicely "Belled Out " by the addition of metal discs to the inside. Very striking sporran and the soldiers name will be given to the buyer.
ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS VICTORIAN OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR PAIR Nice cast matching pir of bronze collars for wear on the officers Service Dress. Tail Up for Victorian period. Retaining all the bronze finish. Mint
ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS CAP BADGE Heavy solid cast nickel silver officers badge. Fully fretted. WW1 period. Good detail. V.G.C.
ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HLDRS SILVER PLAID BROOCH J.R. Beautiful heavy solid silver plaid brooch. Superb detail in high relief. Jewellers stamp J.R. ( GAUNT). Unmarked so therefore issued as opposed to private purchase. Stout pin. As nice as they come and I have had it jeweller tested and it is silver.
ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HLDRS VICTORIAN CAST SILVER CAP BADGE Beautiful and rare variant. Heavy. Beautiful full fretting. Unusual dished back. " Tail Up " for the Victorian period. Longer silver lugs , likely for wear on the feather bonnet. Condition is excellent . Outstanding piece in unmarked silver. From my own colletion. V.G.C.
ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HLDRS. VICTORIAN VOLUNTEER BTN. SHOULDER BELT PLATE Rare silver plated example for territorial battalions.Sharp detail 4 piece construction on silver plated backing plate. Some of the original plating has been polished off below the bottom scroll. All rear fixings good and c/w the original fixing pins. No Battle Honours on wreath surrounds as per Victorian Territorial units. VGC
ARGYLL AND SUTHERLANDER HLDRS BELT PLATE Good example of Argyll's belt plate.
ARGYLL CAR MASCOT Huge car mascot in heavy chrome cast metal. Argyllshire Boars Head with the motto used by the Argyll & Sutherland Hldrs. " NE OBLIVISCARIS" Excellent condition. Comes with fixing screws.
ARGYLL OFFICERS BADGER HEAD SPORRAN As nice as they come and as near mint as you will ever find. High quality, made by Janet Eagleton who makes sporrans for the likes of Prince Charles and Billy Connolly as well as most good army sporrans. Beautiful head, no hair loss, stout leather back. Gilded tassle tops. Made in 1991. I'll say no more and let the pictures do the talking.
ARGYLL OFFICERS DIRK BELT PLATE Larger than usual belt plate with seeded gilt back plate. Silver Regimental device with no rubbing or damage.
ARGYLL& SUTHERLAND HDRS. SPORRAN BADGE Near mint early cast type with completely flat back.
ARGYLL& SUTHERLAND HDRS. SPORRAN BADGE Unissued later die struck type. Nicely detailed.
ARGYLL& SUTHERLAND HLDRS VICTORIAN CAP BADGE Sturdy white metal example of an o/r's cap badge. "Tail Up" cap as per Victorian badges and also the more squat shape from that era. Nice fretted centre. One old replacement lug to rear hence lower price. Good looking badge.
ARGYLL& SUTHERLAND HLDRS. - OFFICERS BOER WAR SLOUCH HAT BADGE Bronze " Tail Up " badge as worn on the slouch hat in the Boer War. Collar type badge but with large additional scrolls underneath, worn also as a collar badge. All bronze finish remaining. Near mint.
ARGYLL& SUTHERLAND HLDRS. WW2 B.D. COMBINATION Good Argylls B.D. combination circa 1940. Argylls dicing Highland division patch and 3 red infantry stripes. Interestingly this HD patch has the "HD" in high relief occasionally found of WW1 examples but I never seen this type before but 100% original. Very dirty indicating it's a "Been There" example and has been removed from uniform. Scarce
ARGYLL& SUTHERLAND HLDRS. WW2 SHOULDER TITLE PAIR - RARE Very rare pattern of yellow on black titles produced late in the war and worn in small numbers from D Day on. Very good condition matched pair.
ARGYLL& SUTHERLAND HLDRS.- KOREAN WAR - VETS 1950 DTD. GLENGARRY Straight out the house of a vet who was on Hill 282 when the Americans infamously napalmed the 1st A & S.H. Excellent condition and good size 56/57. Correct red/ white dice. Mkd. to inside with year letter code B (1950) and W.D. and arrow and 16. Lovely chromed badge which is original to the glengarry and has never been off. Scarce to find an Argylls item from this Forgotten War. Has that older shape.No moth or damage.
ARGYLL& SUTHERLAND WW1 THRUM BONNET - RARE Very rare variant on the Tam O shanter. Wool knitted body. Good size 57 approx. C/w original Argylls badge and patch. VGC
ARGYLL&SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS BADGE Lovely fully fretted example circa WW1. Cut out thistles as per officers pattern. Fully voided centre. White metal. Lovely detail. Scarce.
ARGYLL&SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS/SNCO'S KILT PANEL A mint un-issued embroidered panel for wearing on the kilt by officers and senior NCO's. Nicely stitched c/w two silk rosettes still in their packing. Now hard to find.
ARGYLLS & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE High quality Victorian silver/gilt example. 5-piece. Un-cleaned. Tail of cat possibly absent, otherwise V.G.C. and scarce with gilded parts.
ARGYLLS & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS SILVER H/M OFFICERS CAP BADGE Lovely cast silver Argyll officers cap badge with hallmarks for 1916. Nice fretted centre. Some rubbing to high points. Good chunky heavy weight badge. Now rare.
ARGYLLS & SUTHERLAND HLDRS (A & S.H.) OFFICERS VICTORIAN DIRK BELT PLATE - MAKER MKD. Extremely nice example with burnished curved backing plate which is maker marked to the rear "Marshall, 87 George St. Edin(burgh)"2 piece Silver regimental device with Victorian "Tail Up" cat. Original rear fixing pins. Usually stamps are found for Marshall and Aitken, this one has only Marshall.
ARGYLLS PIPERS VICTORIAN PLAID BROOCH - MAKER MKD. Very good silver plated example by ROMANE AND PATERSON. Shortened pin. Great detail with no rubbing or damage. Lovely
ARGYLLS PLAID BROOCH 91ST MKD. - KIRKWOODS An early plaid brooch with the quality you would expect from Kirkwoods of Edinburgh. In teresting detail to the rear with stamping " 10 - 91st P.F." also owners details are scratched on. Jewellers stamp "R & H.B. KIRKWOOD EDINBURGH. Some rubbing to high points but still a very striking piece . Good stout original pin
ARGYLLS SILVER & GILT COLLAR BADGE Beautiful pin back badge in unmarked silver.Separately applied Cat and Boars head. Nice detail. Condition excellent.
ARGYLLS SILVER PLATED SERGEANTS BADGE Good WW1 cap badge with fully fretted centre as worn by sergeants. Good detail.
ARGYLLS WW1 OFFICERS DIRK BELT PLATE Very nice one this. Burnished brass curved back plate.Unmarked Silver Regimental device with "Tail Down" cat. No rubbing. Plate has 2 part cut slits to back of plate ? 2 of the original 3 fixing pins present. All in all a good example.
ARGYLLS WW2 1939 DATED SWINGING SIX SPORRAN A good quality swinging six sporran by "J.G. STEVENSON GLASGOW" with date for first year of WW2. Good full hair body with brass topped tassles and brass cantre. Tan leather purse back with original brass button stout belt loops. Very nice example of this now scarce sporran.
ARGYLLSHIRE HIGHLAND RIFLE VOLS. GLENGARRY ( 5TH V.B.-8TH ARGYLLS ) Extremely rare glengarry c/w it's original silver plated badge. As per early Argylls example with shallow shape and leather trim. This one with shortened silk tails which may have been a Regimental affectation. Glengarry is in excellent shape especially considering it dates from around the 1880's.2 moth nips to diced band. Badge is silver plated either copper or brass with silvered lugs.As per Argylls but strap reads " 1st Argyllshire Rifle Volunteers ". Size approx. 56. Clean waxed cotton interior. Supple leather trim. This scarce badge is worth £125 on it's own. One of a number of items I'm listing to this unit who became the 5th V.B. Btn. A & S.H. and later still the 8th Btn. A & S.H.
ARGYLLSHIRE HIGHLAND RIFLE VOLS. PIPERS SPORRAN. Very rare pipers sporran circa 1850 by Leckie of Glasgow. All original. White goats hair, Red Morocco leather back with nice tooling. Silver plated cantle with nice acid etching. 3 finials. Boars head standing out in high relief.Heavy thistle pattern tassle tops. Length 19 inches. This one is set up as worn during that period, it could be set up nicer but I've left it as found. Argyllshire rifle Vols. became 8th Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Hldrs in 1881. This pattern is the pipers sporran as opposed to o/r's pattern
ARGYLLSHIRE HIGHLAND RIFLE VOLS.( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. ) SGT'S UNIFORM Very rare Rifle Volunteers uniform for Argyllshire R.V. This straight from the family home and never offered for sale before. In incredible condition with no moth or damage. Comprises Colour Sgt's tunic c/w chevrons and star to upper right arm and with five 3 year good service bullion stars to lower arm. Full complement of Argyllshire Highland Rifles silver buttons.Embroidered Regimental mkd. epaulettes. Large size. Red melton cloth with yellow facings. Locally made Ardrishaig military tailor kilt. This in Government tartan and with knife pleats as worn before their absorption into the A & S.H. Large size. White buff leather waist belt with regimental buckle. Black glengarry with very rare Argyllshire Hldrs. brass Boars Head badge. White horsehair Regimental sporran with Boars head on the cantle. This made by local Lochgilpaed sporran maker "Sinclair" and mkd. up to them inside the pocket. Soldiers name applied in ink to the back. The Argyllshire R.V.recruiting area was .Argyllshire, Buteshire and Dumbartonshire. Incredibly rare uniform in top condition and in a unusual for the period large size. May split tunic and kilt from the other items but not the glengarry which I've already had a substantial offer on.
ARGYLLSHIRE HIGHLANDERS VICTORIAN PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Large imposing plaid brooch as worn by pipers and officers. Hollow silver plated domed quoit. Centre raised on legs and bearing a Victorian crown over a bugle and this surmounted by the Argyll Boars Head.All rear pin and hook fixings original. Maker stamped "R.G.LAWRIE - GLASGOW" The Argyllshire Hldrs became the 1st Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Hldrs. in 1881. Rare
ARGYLLSHIRE HLD. R.V. (ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.) SILVER PLATED TUNIC BUTTON Volunteer button, later Argyllshire Rifle Volunteers became the 8th Argylls. Pre 1881 . Maker mkd. to rear. Very rare button V.G.C.
ARGYLLSHIRE HLDRS - 5TH V.B. ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BELT Excellent condition white buff leather belt with it's original to it 5th A.&S.H. V.B., o/r's buckle. Nice as they come. Paint stampings to inside of belt. Stamped 169 on the buckle. Large size. The Argyllshire Rifle Vols. became the 5th V.B. before finally being designated the 8th Argylls. Rare.
ARGYLLSHIRE N.G.V.C. CAP BADGE Very rare glengarry badge to the Argyllshire National Guard Volunteer Corps. Small pierced hole in Boars mouth which is possibly meant to be there ? Condition VG. .Circa 1914- 19. Very rare.
ARMY AIR CORPS SILVER H/M CAP BADGE Very nice , scarce post '52 officers badge. Silver h/m for Edinburgh 1994. Nicely toned will clean up superbly if desired. V.G.C.
ARMY AIR CORPS. WW2 PLASTIC ECONOMY CAP BADGE Very good example by Stanley of Walsall. Good blades to back. No distortion or flaking.
ARMY BORE INSPECTION TOOL - EFD - WW1 Scarce armourers tool for inspecting the bore of rifles , bren guns etc. This one is complete and nicely stamped " EFD " and with a W.D. arrow. Mirror good . Rare bit of kit , especially complete and in this condition. V.G.C.
ARMY G.D.S. 1965 UNIFORM - MINT - UNISSUED The best condition of this scarce olive green uniform I've ever seen. Good size. Retains it's original colour. Nice clear labels. Mint
ARMY ISSUE PIPERS DIRK - R.ANDERSON MKD. - KINGS CROWN Good example with bog oak carved handle with it's full complement of steel studs. More modern examples by Wilkinson etc. are plastic. Leather covered wood scabbard. Polished nickel silver mounts. Top mount with makers stamp " R.A." ( Rbt. Anderson ). Good clipped back blade with a couple of small areas of finish loss. Pre' 1952 Kings Crown to pommel. Nice genuine Army G10 issue, not Pakistan copy.
ARMY ISSUE RUBBERISED CAPE - 1951 DATED Army issue rubberised cape. Maker stamped and 1951 dated (see photo 5). There are small holes beside the buttons but are hidden behind the cape once button up.
ARMY MARKSMAN'S LANYARD BADGE INSIGNIA - 2ND PATTERN Good quality and chunky example. Superb detail.
ARMY MEDICAL - SURGEONS ISSUE MEDICAL INSTRUMENT ORIGINAL BOX Mint condition scalpel. W.D.arrow on both box lid and instrument. Both items mint. Rare.
ARMY PIPERS DIRK - WILKINSON SWORD - 1950'S Genuine issue Wilkinson. Nicely marked to ricasso with makers details. Now virtually unobtainable and this is a nice early '50's one with nickel silver fittings. Clean blade. No issues. V.G.C.
ARMY PIPERS SGIAN DHU Good quality contract pattern sgian dhu as issued to highland regiment pipers. None of your Pooley nonsense here. Morocco leather covered wood scabbard, steel clipped back blade. Studded handle. Exact G10 pattern for pipers.
ARP / HOME GUARD WOODEN ALARM RATTLE 1939 DATED Very good condition gas rattle. Impressed to wood "A.R.P. W. CLEMENTS & SONS - 1939". In working order.
ARP ITEMS FIRST AIR RAID ON FORTH BRIDGE ATTRIBUTED Group of items which belonged to a member of the South Queensferry A.R.P. and just purchased by me from the mans daughter. Comprises, early war steel helmet, ARP mkd. whistle., mkd. and dated wooden rattle and brass ARP bell this 1939 dtd and a piece of shrapnel from a German bomb. When the first raid on the Forth bridge occurred the service had been struck a glancing blow by this spent piece of shrapnel and there is a score across the crown of the helmet. A letter of provenance signed by the daughter, now in her late 70's confirming this. Very nice grouping in excellent condition.
ARRAS BOMBARDED POST CARD BOOK Original 20 post cards in total. Sleeper. V.G.C.
ARTILLERY BUSBY PLUME HOLDER Nice piece from the Victorian era. Well detailed w/m.Slider never re affixed. V.G.C.
ARYGLL AND SUTHERLAND HLDRS WW1 BRASS ECONOMY BADGE A real 1916 pattern brass badge. Nice toning. Correct colour for the correct badge.
ARYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. WW2 PLASTIC ECONOMY CAP BADGE Super example with no distortion. Good blades. As nice as they come.
ARYSHIRE EARL OF CARRICKS OWN YEOMANRY CAP BADGE Nice age toned example with slider. V.G.C.
ASSAM RGT. WW2 OFFICERS CAPS (2) - ATTRIBUTED Two caps which belonged to Robert Sutherland who fought the Japanese in WW2. Officers peaked cap with gilt officers Assam Rgt. rhino badge. Interestingly fitted with 2 chin straps,a standard brown leather one a thinner black shellac finish strap underneath. Cap very good overall with some light service wear. The other cap is an officers side cap, again with a Regimental badge and in the Regimenal colours of black and gold, there are 3 1944 dated Scottish bus tickets behind the front buttons to give it some shape and stiffening.2 G.S. buttons to front. Calcutta makers label with his name and regiment applied in ink. Both good size 56/57. Second cap with some moth to left side, otherwise good. The Assam Rgt. were heavily engaged against the Japanese in WW2 , fighting in many famous battles inc. Kohima. Rare Robert Sutherland W.S. was born in 1926. After some years in Stornoway and then in Essex, his family returned to Edinburgh and he spent his last few school years at the city's George Watson's College. He served in the Indian Army (1944-1947) towards the end of the Second World War. He had been a lieutenant in the Assam Regiment. In 1951 Sutherland graduated with the degree of MA (Hons) in Economic Science, and then in 1953 with the degree of LL.B., both from Edinburgh University
ASSMANN PARATROOPER BADGE - LATE WAR - REAL I now see so many clever copies I am by and large shying away from German items unless they come from vets families or are expertly checked. This badge has been posted on different forums and has also been seen by knowledgeable people before now being finally offered for sale. Nice detail as you expect from Assmann and mkd. to rear. Condition is very good. By with confidence, this one ticks all the boxes.
ATHOLL HIGHLANDERS 2 PIECE CAP BADGE Nice well detailed badge.Very well detailed, no rubbing or damage. Die struck. Now very difficult to find especially an early one like this. V.G.C.
ATHOLL HLDRS.- ANNE OF ATHOLL LIVERY BADGE - SILVER A very rare item I've never seen outside Blair Castle. Anne of Atholls own entourage, footmen, piper etc. wore a special insignia with her double A cypher. This one in heavy unmarked silver with stout pin to the rear. Lovely detail and exceedingly rare.
ATS CARDIGAN Rare piece of kit being a womens issue cardigan for the ATS. It has been taken in 4 cm at shoulder during it's working life. Smallish size and did'nt sit out the war.
ATS HANDKERCHIEF - WW2 HAND EMBROIDERED Very nicely hand embroidered khaki hanky. Mint
AUSTRALIAN DISTRICT MKD. SANDERSON '07 BAYONET Rare Australian mkd. bayonet for the Lee Enfield. "2nd MD R121" to cross guard. Pommel with numbers "3137". Sanderson mkd. to ricasso. Scabbard leather good. Wood grips fair with a couple of old woodworm holes. Blade dtd. 1907, slightly tipped. Good overall .
AUSTRALIAN L1 A 2 SLR BAYONET & FROG - MINT Mint condition and c/w green web frog. No markings, all finish remaining. As nice as they come .
AUSTRALIAN TIN HAT DAY HELMET BADGE CIRCA WW2 Commemorative lapel badge. Tommy helmet approx. 2 inches in size. Retains almost all paint and nice clear writing and still with it's rear fixing.
AUSTRALIAN VETERANS LEAGUE BADGE - NUMBERED Scarce badge in nice condition. No damage to the enamel. Numbered to rear v 32946.
AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE VISOR CAP Very nice example of a firemans dress visor. Nice pin back Kings Crown AFS chrome and enamel badge. Brushed wool with no moth or damage. Clean inside size approx. 56. V.G.C.
AYRSHIRE CONSTABULARY SHOULDER BADGES - PAIR Nice condition matched pair. Heavy chrome finish. Scarce. V.G.C.
AYRSHIRE CONSTABULARY WARTIME CAP BADGE Good example. Some polishing to high spots. Nice character this one.
AYRSHIRE YEOMANRY - EARL OF CARRICKS OWN CAP BADGE Very good example of this now scarce badge. Die struck with fine detail. Slider V.G.C.
AYRSHIRE YEOMANRY - EARL OF CARRICKS OWN CAP BADGE Very good example of this now scarce badge. Die struck with fine detail. Slider V.G.C.
AYRSHIRE YEOMANRY - EARL OF CARRICKS OWN CAP BADGE Very good example of this now scarce badge. Copper tone to finish. Die struck with fine detail. Slider V.G.C.
BACK WATCH - 4 /5TH SHOULDER TITLE - RARE Rare title in brass. Had a bit of a clean before it got to me but the Real Deal. North and South lugs. The 4th Angus and 5th Dundee Btns. were amalgamated in France in Nov. 1914. V.G.C.
BADEN WW1 PICKLEHAUBE AND COVER - JR112 Great War picklehaube. 1905 dtd. and Regiment mkd. to rear skirt. Toned brass fittings.Rear spine with slider. Skull good with no distortion. Approx size 54/55. No extra holes for helmet plate. Liner good. Good chin strap. Original cockades. Cover exceptional with all clips. Remains of leather inside spike part of cover, this rotted but good indication of authenticity. painted numerals to front. Rarely found now in this condition.
BAND OF BROTHERS LEADING ACTORS HELMET - GENUINE WW2 Superb example and the only item I kept from the mountain of items I had after filming ended. This came from one of the actors and originally had a certificate saying who had worn it. I'm sure a viewing would confirm which character it was as it's a very distinctive helmet. Large size split rim WW2 shell with genuine liner and wartime net. As nice as they come .
BATTLE DAMAGED EX HEER SS GERMAN HELMET WITH CAPTURE CHIN STRAP Very interesting helmet bought straight from a surviviing WW2 vet in the N.E. of England. Dark field grey M40 EF64 shell with 22123 to rear of apron.Most finish remaining. Shrapnel ball strike to left side which has not penetrated the shell but has caused a crack approx. 3 inches long which has pinged the front helmet pin. Liner band has been pushed in but the liner itself is undamaged , so a lucky man ! The Heer decal has been scraped off and to the right side there is a hand applied crudely painted runic shield.This has been lacquered over and the background has gone a creamy colour with age. There are the original army soldiers details painted to the rear apron "Gefr. H. Muller" Good combat worn liner, sweaty but with virtually no damage and retains it's original draw string. A British helmet chin strap has been crudely sewn at one side and the other side passed through the D ring to create a sliding buckle arrangement. This helmet has been posted for discussion and there have been no adverse comments but helmets like this are always subject to debate therefore it is for sale as a battle damaged ex Heer and priced accordingly. Great soldier altered combat helmet.
BATTLE DAMAGED LUFTWAFFE M40 FIELD DIVISION GERMANHELMET Field division helmet with green camo overpaint. Inside with original Luftwaffe blue paint.Good eagle decal. Liner present and in good shape with relevant tearing where the bullet has passed through. Original draw string. Cut chin strap with early aluminium buckle. Bullet has pierced the shell and impacted on the opposite side causing a crack. Owners finger prints to crown where he has touched it while paint was still wet. Very evocative piece. Quist 64 shell.
BATTLE DAMAGED M42 COMBAT HELMET Good complete battle field pick up combat helmet. Small calibre bullet strikes which have come from the inside and have impacted on the shell with resulting outward dents, most likely from a pistol. Corresponding holes to liner. Also another bullet strike to the outside below the right air vent. Evidence of blood in the liner. Liner leather good, full length chinstrap.Owners name in Gothic script to rear apron "Reimer". Large size 66. Codes partly obscured by name. Superb " Been There" helmet
BATTLE OF BERLIN SS OFFICERS BELT BUCKLE Nice late war zing example c/w both belt loops. Correct stampings to rear. Found in Berlin.
BATTLE OF KURSK M40 GERMAN ARMY SINGLE DECAL - COMPLETE / BATTLE DAMAGED Stunning "Been There" in the extreme combat helmet. This one found a few years ago in the Kursk area. Bunker found condition. Shell retaining most of it's paint. Good decal. 64 size shell, maker not visible. Bullet hole to right side. Liner complete but dry and frayed at edges and with the usual a/f seam stitching. Long end of the chin strap present. These helmets now rarely found. Holding till the end of November for a customer who's on holiday.
BAVARIAN O/R's PICKLEHAUBE - REGIMENT MKD. This has to be one of the finest condition picklehaubes around. Virtually uncrazed original finish to skull. No distortion to shape. Nice supple liner with no tears to tongue ends and c/w original leather drawstring. Good size 55. Original cockades and chin strap. Grey metal fittings retaining all original finish, plate with Bavaria Coat of Arms. Removable spike. Rear peak marked "211 R" and maker stamped and dated to the skull " 147 - DD 111 - 1916". From an old collection and rarely found these days as pristine as this, a real sleeper.A good price for this condition
BELGIAN POLICE ADRIAN HELMET Scarce Casque Adrian as used by Belgian riot police. White painted cork or fibre body with metal trim. Belgian police metal insignia to front. Green leather/ red silk interior. Excellent 7 tongue leather liner and chinstrap. Comb with a couple of dents. Size 55/56 approx. Scarce
BELGIAN SOLDIERS PASS / I.D. CARD Possibly to a field policeman, found on a German soldier in WW2.
BERLIN 4 YEAR DAY BADGE Super detail. Scarce day badge
BLACK WATCH - 6TH V.B. (FIFESHIRE) COLLAR BADGE Rare w/m collar. Thane of Fife with scroll above, this is what differentiates from F & F Yeomanry. Great condition with nice detail.
BLACK WATCH - 1ST CITY OF DUNDEE V.B. - MATCHED SET OF (4) COLLAR DOGS Exceedingly rare set of collar badges as worn exclusively by the 1st City of Dundee Volunteer Battalion, Black Watch circa 1899-1908. The collars were worn as a dual set with the St Andrew in front and the Arms of the Royal Burgh worn behind. The latter being a pot of growing lilies. White metal pair for o/r's. I've never had these before and they just came in with a half set of officers type which will be listed soon. Slight pinching to the lugs otherwise A.1 with no rubbing or damage. V.G.C
BLACK WATCH - 1ST FIFESHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEER CORPS HELMET PLATE Very nice o/r's white metal helmet plate. Nicely toned. 3 lugs to reverse. These bent over,likely to have been removed from board. Nice One Look original Scarce
BLACK WATCH - 2ND ADMIN BTN. FORFAR/ANGUS R.V. CROSS BELT BADGE Rare heavy cast bronze cross belt badge, most likely an officers as previous examples I've had have been white metal die struck.I Defence to outer strap with Scottish lion over a crown to the centre. Very substantial. Short lugs. Rare. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH - 2ND ADMIN BTN. FORFAR/ANGUS R.V. SHAKO / X BELT BADGE Scarce badge is w/m. Sharp detail. Die struck. East/ west lugs but the loops face north. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH - 6TH FIFESHIRE V.B. CAP BADGE A good scarce post 1887 die struck white metal example with no rubbing or damage. 2 lugs. Sharp detail. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH - 73RD OF FOOT CAP BADGE Rare badge with beautiful age patina. Die struck brass, circa 1874-81 .Two loops to the reverse. Small bit of verdigris otherwise A.1.. Removed from board so back still bright whilst front has toned nicely over the years.
BLACK WATCH - PERTH HIGHLAND VOLUNTEERS WAIST BELT BUCKLE Rare WBP to the Perthshire Vols. One of the Black Watch Volunteer Btns. Toned white metal with Regimental device to centre. Original keeper. Toned. Rare
BLACK WATCH - POST '52 FEATHER BONNET BADGE - LONG LUGS Pipers feather bonnet badge. QE crown. W/m Long lugs. Nice age toning. Scarce. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH - VICTORIAN PERTH HIGHLAND R.V. OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Rare badge circa 1874 - 1881 for wear on the glengarry. Unmarked silver with lovely age patina. Silver lugs. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH - WW2 IDENTITY BRACELET This one picked up locally from an antique shop in Crieff which is the Black Watch recruiting area and came from a deceased estate. Looks like it's silver plated . The face with the soldiers name number and religion. Nice stout chain with working catch. Scarce. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH - WW2 SLIP ON SHOULDER TITLE Very difficult to obtain "BW" black embroidered on khaki. Near excellent condition.
BLACK WATCH -1923 PEWTER PRESENTATION TANKARD - ATTRIBUTED A presentation tankard awarded to, 2745610 Sgt. Lamond. D . 1 - 4 - 23. Nice etched impression of a 42nd ( Black Watch ) cap badge. Stamped to the bottom with Indian jeweller details and " English Pewter ". Ties in nicely with the 1st Battalions time in India. 1st Battallion was posted to India in 07/09/1919 and served there until 03/1926 . V.G.C. Rare
BLACK WATCH / SEAFORTHS . VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS HIGHLAND BROADSWORD Historically important. Beautiful and extremely rare attributed sword to John Mc Kenzie V.C. Acid etched Black Watch blade in top condition with no rust or blackening. Fishskin bound handle, steel basket, original red " Wig " all in good condition. Basket insert good but with some blue trim loss and one small area of loss to the red exterior. John Mc Kenzie was approx the 12th Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross . He won it at Dompoassi in the Ashanti War (now Ghana). One of only 2 recipients of the V.C. in that war. V.G.C. As this is a high ticket item I would consider a part exchange for good items ( british or German headgear/ dirk sgian dhus ). Considering a good dirk now will cost you £4000/ 4500 the price is realistic for such a unique item. Copy of Wilkinson record comes with the sale. John Henry Mackenzie, awarded a DCM as a Corporal with the Seaforth Highlanders, recommended for a VC as a Sergeant with the Seaforth Highlanders from an action on 09 June 1900. Commissioned as a 2nd Lt with the Black Watch on 29 Nov 1900, the sword dates to late 1900 (from the Harvey's generic Wilkinson lists) so would have been his commissioning dress/undress sword, was awarded a VC in April 1901 at St James Palace. Transferred to the Royal Scots in 1904 and served on loan to an African Army unit. Promoted to Major and died in action, WW1 in 1915 at Festubert commanding the Bedfordshire Regiment.
BLACK WATCH 1939 H/M SILVER / TORTOISESHELL SWEETHEART More commonly associated with WW1, it's unusual to get a WW2 hallmarked example. Condition excellent and left exactly as it came to me with it's dirt and age patina. Would clean up beautifully if desired.
BLACK WATCH 1950'S BLACK WATCH CAR MASCOT - GAUNT Rare car badge made by J.R. Gaunt. This is in mint unused condition with all chrome and enamel A.1. Cap badge device over blue/ green enamel. Queens crown ( post '52 ). Excellent, circa 1955/65
BLACK WATCH ADJUTANTS CAP BADGE A very rare piece being a third size officers badge. This is not a collar or a waist belt badge rather exactly like a cap badge but smaller. Worn by the adjutant on a peaked cap when not in Highland dress. The lugs at the back are standard type for a cap or collar and not the slim type for the belt plate. Unmarked silver with separately applied long scrolls and detachable centre. 7 piece construction. 2 inches high, the same size as the KOSB adjutants badge. Exact same construction as per a good quality full size example. Detail is wonderful.
BLACK WATCH ASSOCIATION BADGE - MAKER MKD. Striking Kings Crown wartime example.Bi metal as per officers type. Scottish maker to rear, W.L. THOMSON - GLASGOW. Loop for attaching red feather. Mint
BLACK WATCH ASSOCIATION WARTIME ASSOCIATION BADGE Scarce bi metal type like a small senior ranks cap badge. Rare maker W.L. Thomson , Glasgow & Edinburgh. Loop at the back for feathers. 4 piece construction
BLACK WATCH BLAZER BADGE Nice embroidered blazer badge. Backed with a piece of Regimental tartan. Removed from jacket. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH C.O.'S SKEAN DHU - WW1- LT. GEN. GROGAN A fantastic acquisition from an old collection. This is the skean dhu worn by Lt. General E.G. Grogan, Commanding officer of the 2nd Battalion, the Black Watch (Royal Hldrs.) in the Great War Hand engraved silver mounts with a panel bearing his name and the date 1861. The knife is of an army pattern but much more ornate. Bog oak studded handle. Nicely shaped to the leg as often found on early examples. Original scabbard leather. Blade good for age and bearing Sheffield makers details. A truly outstanding attributed piece. Edward George Grogan - CB - CBE. Ensign 24th July 1869 . Lt. 19th July 1879. Wounded at Coomassie. Capt. 19th 1879. Maj. 4th Dec. 1885. Lt. Col. commanding 1st Btn. 24th May 1898. Bt. Col. 24th May 1902 . Fought in the Boer War . Col. and Commanding Rgt. District 3 Nov. 1902Retired 22 Jan 1907. Brig. General commanding 26th Infantry Brigade1914 - 15. Rtd. Brigadier General 12 sept 1917. St.Andrews24th April 1944
BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE - FLAT LUGS Unusual variant, flat brass lugs. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH CAR MASCOT - GAUNT Rare 1950's produced car mascot/ bumper badge for the Royal Highlanders. Pre 1936 cap badge type device over Regimental colours enamel. Gaunt stamp. One small screw missing from back but just needs a replacement post and threads good and still nice and tight with the one screw. Lovely
BLACK WATCH CAR RADIATOR BADGE Very rare item of Black Watch ephemera. Cap badge device mounted on a green shield. Fixings to the rear and has been on a car so a bit rusty on the back but not in bad condition. Remains of old polish on back so the owner obviously kept this polished and looking good.
BLACK WATCH CHROMED SPORRAN BADGE Good substantial chromed metal sporran badge. ( not anodised ). V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH COLLAR Scarce w/m collar top lug slightly bent downwards otherwise V.G.C.. Nice age toning.
BLACK WATCH COLLAR BADGES Nice heavy white metal matched pair of St. Andrew collar dogs. V.G.C..
BLACK WATCH COLLAR DOGS - MATCHED PAIR Mint set of chromed collars to the Royal Hldrs. Lugs.Matching set.
BLACK WATCH EARLY PLAID BROOCH This is a very nice example. Silver or heavy silver with black age patina. Hand etched thistle quoit. Correct overlong original pin as found on Victorian/ early 20th Century ones. Nicely detailed. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH EDINBURGH SILVER H/M OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH - NAMED Not often anything hallmarked comes up to the Black Watch and this is a cracker ! Edinburgh silver hallmarks and dated 1897. Outstanding detail in high relief. Officers name incised to rear. Believed to be the C.O. of the 3rd. Militia Btn. Also Maker Mkd. " T.S. & S Worthy of further research. Very rare
BLACK WATCH FORMATION PATCHES & MORE - ATTRIBUTED Super set of one mans items straight from the house and never offered for sale before. Comprises 2 sleeve patches, one with HD patch, 3 red brigade stripes and one correctly with tartan patch in the shape of the Black Watch cap badge and one without as at this time it was worn only on one sleeve. Also 1936 pattern Black Watch cap badge c/w original hackle. WW2 ribbon bar comprising Africa star c/w brass "8" for Eighth Army, Italy,France and Germany and 1939/45 Campaign Stars, the classic eighth Army group. His fibre dog tags are also included so this man is researchable. Cracking group and with the patches still smelling of gun oil. Rare
BLACK WATCH GLENGARRY Black Watch glengarry with WW1 badge. Early as the wool body has been hand carded. Has a rosette and black touree ? Impression of the badge on the rosette. Tails good but partially detached.Size 57 approx. One that is not textbook but is old so selling cheap. Make up your own mind.
BLACK WATCH OFFICER PATTERN SGIAN DHU Nice private purchase officers sgian dhu. Morocco leather covered wood scabbard. Real stone to top . Gilded brass mounts. Clipped back steel blade. St. Andrew to handle , brass studs.
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS ADJUTANT'S CAP BADGE An amazing thing being a third size officers badge. This is not a collar or a waist belt badge rather exactly like a cap badge but in miniature. Worn by the adjutant on a peaked cap when not in Highland dress. The lugs at the back are standard type for a cap or collar and not the slim type for the belt plate. Unmarked silver with separately applied long scrolls and detachable centre. 7 piece construction. 2 inches high, the same size as the KOSB adjutants badge. Exact same construction as per a good quality full size example. Detail is wonderful.
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS CAP BADGE Very good WW2 post '36 officers badge.3-piece construction without scrolls. Detail good. No rubbing or polishing to high points.
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS LATE WW2 / KOREA TAM O SHANTER Scarce officers Tam from late WW2 and also still in use in the Korean War. Tailored to reduced from issue size. Early white cotton lining with some sweat and service wear. The exterior very good with one small hole at the back, a pull as opposed to moth. Approx. size 55. Nice , original to it, touree and hackle. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS LONG SCROLL CAP BADGE - GAUNT Good WW1 cap badge in top condition. Gilded centre remaining almost all finish. Silver "Jimmy". " J.R. GAUNT - LONDON" tablet to rear. Very striking and sharp as you expect from a Gaunt original
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH - C/W CASE - KIRKWOODS Beautiful high end piece in unmarked silver. Circa WW1, possibly earlier. Very well detailed with no rubbing or damage. To the back, 5 domed screw heads for attaching the centre, Tablet with " R & H. Kirkwood - 66 & 68 Thistle St, Edinr. ". Also has their thistle trade mark. Stout original correct over long pin. Contained in it's leather covered wood box with blue top cloth, this with very clear gold lettering. Purple velvet bottom insert. Original swing catch to front. All the aforesaid in excellent condition. Rare with the original box and in my opinion Kirkwoods were by far the best of the military silversmiths from that period.
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS POST 52 GLENGARRY C/W BADGE AND TARTAN PATCH Nice WW2 vets glengarry straight from his son. This officer as well as having served with the Parachute Rgt. continued to serve post war and this is his glengarry. Good size with no moth or damage.Original to it Queens Crown officers badge and very nice Regimental tartan patch behind in the shape of the badge. This is a really nice touch and is likely his WW2 sleeve badge ? Name of the officer to buyer.
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS SHORT SPATS FOR WEAR WITH TREWS Rare pair of short spats as worn by the Argylls, Seaforths and Black Watch from WW1 with tartan trousers or trews. This pair from a Black Watch officers son along with other items of his. Officer pattern with chains. Rare
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE - ANDERSON Top end example. Seeded back plate with correct hooks and studs and Anderson tablet to back.Silver Star with long scrolls. Kings crown. Well detailed. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Beautiful 7-piece construction officers unmark silver cap badge. Lovely clear detail. Kings crown. 2 lugs to rear.
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS SMALL SIZE BADGE Kings crown small size approx. 2 inches tall. Use unknown, possibly from officers dirk belt.
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS TAM O SHANTER - JARDINES - NAMED Good officers Tam. Officer pattern with brushed wool body. Original Touree. Still with it's original Red Hackle. No badge , these were never worn with badges, only the hackle. Lining with some sweat / light service wear. To the crown the makers label with " Jardines, Tailors, Forth Street , Edinburgh. The officers name is applied to this in ink. A few small moth nips here and there but overall in good shape. Size 56/57 approx. The officer served in WW2 continuing into the 1950's. 100% original straight from the son. Scarce
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS VICTORIAN SHOULDER BELT PLATE Beautiful example of a Victorian officers SBP to the Black Watch.Oversize cap badge type device with a QVC on a seeded back plate. Silver/gilt centre well detailed and in great condition. Pins and studs good to back.Original retaining pins. Rare
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS VICTORIAN SKEAN DHU - KIRKWOODS Rare officers example with bog oak handle. Lovely aged copper colour mounts with a nice un damaged cairngorm stone to the top. Jewellers tablet to rear for Kirkwoods of Edinburgh. Scabbard leather good. Original blade with dark patches and some light surface pitting. Super looking 100% original circa 1900.
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS VICTORIAN WHITE HELMET BADGE This is a very rare badge being the type worn on the white helmet. Circa 1881 to 1914. ( K & K 256 ). Superb example by KIRKWOODS and with their jeweller tablet to rear. 4 lugs, these in silver, unusually all 4 are present. Long scrolls. 3 piece construction. This is a larger badge than the post Victorian examples. Some polishing to high points and "Jimmy". Still with original long cotter pins, these rounded for the shape of the cloth helmet this has been worn on. A very rare, attractive high quality piece by Scotlands top maker at the time.
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS WW2 CAP BADGE - MARSHALL & AITKEM - SILVER Post 1936 example in unmarked silver. Good detail, bolt on centre. Nice toning. Maker stamped "Marshall & Aitkem Edinburgh" and "4" impressed to rear. Excellent condition. 1936 saw the removal of scrolls from the Black Watch cap badge, hence this is a much scarcer badge than the version with scrolls.
BLACK WATCH OFFICERS/SNCO'S LONG SCROLL CAP BADGE Very nice bi metal badge circa WW1. Long scrolls. 3 piece construction. Good detail. Comes with a piece of Regimental tartan (not original to badge). V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH PIPERS TUNIC BUTTON Early Victorian era button. St. Andrew Maker mkd. HAMBURCER & CO. London. The real deal not ebay fake. Rare V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH PIPERS TUNIC BUTTON - VERY SMALL SIZE Very small. The size of a cap strap button. Possibly from shako or similar ? Any ideas please let me know. Well detailed. V.G.C. Rare
BLACK WATCH PLAID BROOCH - ROMANES & PATERSON EDINBURGH Super example with sharp detail. V.G.C.. Good stout pin. Maker marked "ROMANES & PATERSON EDINBURGH" to rear. Circa WW1.
BLACK WATCH POST 34 CAP BADGE Nice sand cast example. Produced between 1934-52. 2 lugs at rear.
BLACK WATCH POST 52 OFFICERS BELT BUCKLE Good quality Queens Crown example. Seeded gilt backing plate.Bi - metal badge as per the officers cap badge.This 3 piece construction. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH POST 52 OFFICERS CAP BADGE Nice shaped officers badge with frosted silver finish and gilded centre with frosted St. Andrew. Circa early/mid 50's. Nicer than most post WW2 example.
BLACK WATCH POST 52 OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Very nice officers SBP. Queens crown. Silver Star of the Order of the Thistle.Nicely gilded centre. Unusual this one in that it's never had a Sphinx . This makes me think it's for a Volunteer / T.A. officer. V.G.C. Gilded seeded back plate.
BLACK WATCH RED HACKLE FOR FOREIGN SERVICE HELMET Rare piece . Small flat hackle which sat into the pugarree on the sun helmet. A few years ago ago I had a complete helmet , Bombay made and saw service in India and later the Boer War. This one is exactly the same. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH SENIOR OFFICERS SILVER PLAID BROOCH This one is a real rarity and one of the most striking brooches I've ever seen ! Unmarked silver. Domed quoit with "NE MO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT". Around the edge a very well detailed raised thistle border. Large clear citrine on raised legs to the centre. Stout original pin to reverse. Outstanding.
BLACK WATCH SHOULDER TITLE PAIR Good matched pair of the type introduced in 1927 and worn inter war and in WW2. Hex lugs. Bit of verdigris on one.Uncleaned with age toning, will clean up nicely if desired. Scarce. Vg.c.
BLACK WATCH SHOULDER TITLES - PAIR Nice matched pair of the 1920 introduced "BLACK WATCH" shoulder titles. These were worn extensively in WW2 alongside the later "B.W." Lovely age toning with loads of old polish still on them. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH SILVER FROSTED OFFICERS COLLAR DOGS - PAIR Nice pair of silver frosted cast collar badges. Well detailed. Substantial. Silvered loops. Circa WW1 / WW2.
BLACK WATCH SKEAN DHU Good top quality jeweller made Black Watch officers sgian dhu. Hand etched ebony handle with gilded mounts. Well detailed St. Andrew to handle and real stone to top.Morrocco leather covered wood scabbard. As new condition. Bargain price !
BLACK WATCH SKEAN DHU - WW1 Very good Great War or earlier example. Gilded thistle mounts. Bog oak handle. Early type St. Andrew to handle. Foiled citrine to top. Blade gtood , with some darkening to rear side.
BLACK WATCH SOLDIER PHOTO WW1 Nice depiction from the period of a Highland soldier c/w khaki spats ,regimental hair sporran, swagger stick and black glengarry. VGC
BLACK WATCH SOLDIERS BED PLATE Good genuine example not like most I see being purveyed out there. Soldiers name and Army no. to front and correctly marked "DUTY" and maker stamp to rear. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH SPORRAN BADGE Super early type circa WW1 with single stout brass post to centre. White metal. Well detailed. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH SPORRAN BADGE Very good example of the early single fixing type sporran badge. White metal, crisp strike. Old pink polish residue to rear. As nice as they come.
BLACK WATCH SWAGGER STICK - BOER WAR Very nice example with nickel silver top. Nice detail. QVC crown. Fairly dent free. Reddish cane shaft with original metal tip. Now very hard to find. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH VICTORIAN 2ND VOLUNTEER BTN. CAP BADGE Great example of this super rare badge. Lovely sharp detail. Victorian crown with "2ND VOLR BATTN" scroll. One of the lugs period re-affixed with original lug otherwise V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH VICTORIAN 3RD VOLUNTEERS BTN. CAST CAP BADGE Lovely example with great detail. Cast white metal still retaining it's gilt finish. "3RD VOL BATTN ROYAL HIGHRS" scroll on top. Victorian crown. Very rare.
BLACK WATCH VICTORIAN CAP BADGE Nice example of an o/r's badge with Victorian crown. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH VICTORIAN CAP BADGE - GAUNT TABLET Scarce QVC crown Black Watch cap badge. Shaped to bonnet. Old pink polish residue to back. Brass Gaunt tablet to rear. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH VICTORIAN OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH Nice silver plated example with hand etched thistle quoit. Well detailed unmarked silver St. Andrew to centre. Correct over long stout pin to reverse. Slight finish loss to upper edge hence lower price. Excellent
BLACK WATCH VICTORIAN PIPERS TUNIC BUTTON Rare button for the pipers doublet. Age patina. Nicely detailed. Non maker mkd. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH WHITE FACE SWEETHEART BROOCH Rare white face sweetheart to the Royal Highlanders. Near mint.
BLACK WATCH WW1 BRASS CAP BADGE Great example with lovely age patina. Nice detail. 2 lugs to rear. Come with a piece of Black Watch tartan.
BLACK WATCH WW1 BRASS ECONOMY BADGE - IN THEATRE MADE These badges are very difficult to come by being the type locally made "In Theatre", most likely the Middle East possibly Mesopotamia. This one has surprisingly good detail for a sand cast badge and has had a silver wash on it in the beginning some of which is still evident on the back. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH WW1 CAP BADGE Great badge used on a Tam O Shanter. Nicely soldier "Shaped to Bonnet", giving it a great look. With scrolls as used in the Great War. No rubbing or damage.
BLACK WATCH WW1 ECONOMY BRASS CAP BADGE Very scarce WW1 brass economy cap badge in very good condition. Die struck. See the back of the badge which confirms this is an original example of a much faked badge. Hard to come by.
BLACK WATCH WW1 HAND EMBROIDERED SILK HANKIE Beautifully done . Multi coloured embroidered silk hanky. Colours still very bright.
BLACK WATCH WW1 O/R's BADGE Very good example with the pre'36 scrolls. Nice toning, good lugs. c/w original split pin.
BLACK WATCH WW1 OFFICERS EDINBURGH SILVER H/M CAP BADGE Hallmarked badges to the Royal Hldrs. are extremely rare. This is a beauty with a price tag to match but try finding another. Long scrolls. 3 piece. Silver lugs. Hallmarks for Edinburgh 1914 and H.T. ( Henry Tatton ) stamp. Badge is excellent with only very slight polishing to the bottom scrolls.
BLACK WATCH WW1 OFFICERS OSD COLLAR BADGE Very nice condition and detail. Bronze. 2 lugs.
BLACK WATCH WW1 OFFICERS OSD COLLAR BADGE Nice example of an officers St. Andrew collar badge as worn on the OSD tunic. Well detailed and substantial. Round lugs. Some old polish residue to back. No rubbing or damage. Scarce
BLACK WATCH WW1 OFFICERS OSD COLLAR PAIR You would be hard pressed to find a superior set of matching collars to beat this set ! Bronze, cast, flat backs. All finish remaining. Beautifully matching.
BLACK WATCH WW1 SGTS. BADGE - LONG SCROLLS Striking example with cast backing plate. Lovely long thin narrow scrolls. Good detail
BLACK WATCH WW1 TERRITORIAL 5TH / 6TH NO SPHINX CAP BADGE Rare badge for Territorial Btn's with no Sphinx Battle Honour. As nice as they come o/r's example.
BLACK WATCH WW2 1943 DATED BLUE PATROL JACKET - NAMED Scarce WW2 1943 dated example in good condition.Original makers Wm Anderson & Sons label to inside with 1943 date. Full complement of Black Watch brass buttons.
BLACK WATCH WW2 BATTLEDRESS COMBINATION PAIR AND CAP BADGE Nice pair of sleeve insignia c/w cap badge and I have the name of the soldier who wore them. Highland Division patches, 3 red brigade stripes and for one sleeve , a tartan patch in the shape of the regimental cap badge. Correctly worn on one sleeve only,post WW2 it went on both sleeves, around the time of the Korean War. Removed from uniform. Soldiers name to buyer
BLACK WATCH WW2 BED PLATE Good example. Brass bed plate. Soldiers name and number to front along with Black Watch regimental device. To the back " Duty ".and makers details for Narborough Birmingham. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH WW2 BLACK WATCH SHOULDER TITLE Very good example of the post 1927 brass title with large BW. Hexagonal lugs. V.G.C.
BLACK WATCH WW2 COLLAR DOGS - MATCHED PAIR Good condition white metal o/r's collar badges. Difficult to find now.
BLACK WATCH WW2 K.I.A. OFFICERS GLENGARRY & SPORRAN Beautiful items both made by rare Perth maker T. Kemp of Perth who were the main military outfitters for the Black Watch when they're H.Q. was in Perth. Beautiful top end sporran with red morocco leather back and impressed makers stamp. Lovely mix of white horsehair and goathair.Heavy gilded cantle. Leather topped tassles, the tassles themselves again, a mix of horse and goat hair. Glengarry c/w it's original post '36 officers badge in unmarked silver, also it's original red hackle, Glengarry with a Kemp label. Good size approx 57. Name of the officer who was killed in 1940 to the buyer. Both items in lovely condition, the glengarry with light service wear, the sporran hardly worn.
BLACK WATCH WW2 SLEEVE PATCH Rare battle patch with shape of Black Watch badge in regimental tartan and 3 red bars. Mounted on Khaki uniform cloth.
BLACK WATCH WW2 STABLE BELT Rare item being a stable belt worn in WW2 through to the 50's . This one came from the estate of a Major Jones along with other WW2 items. Bought directly from his son. Regimental colours of green/red/blue and stout tan leather belt and buckle arrangement ends. Never had one from this period . Later ones were tartan. All in good used condition.
BLACK WOUND BADGE Very nice example retaining almost all its original finish. Black painted brass. No maker mark.
BOER WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION 1899-1902 MEMBERS BADGE Scarce Boer War veterans mufti badge. 3 colour enamel and gilt. Small area of red enamel loss. Maker mkd. to rear "FNWIC - BIRM ".
BOER WAR - 2ND VB A & SH 1901 BIRMINGHAM SILVER & GILT FOB Beautiful and very rare 2nd Volunteer Btn. A & S.H. shield shaped fob / pendant. Never seen another of these and it's been in my collection for many years. Approximately 38 mm H (excluding ring) x 25 mm W. V.G.C.
BOER WAR - BOER MAUSER BANDOLIER - ENGLISH MADE Boer Mauser/Boer Pattern 1901 bandolier This was the most common bandolier used by the Boer forces. There were a few versions that can be seen on contemporary photos and in museum collections: 1. This is a “Martin’s of Birmingham No.14747 Patent” 60-round bandolier. Like so many other Boer uniforms, swords, accoutrements and weapons these were probably imported from England before the war. This bandolier consisted of a brown leather belt with a brass double tongue buckle. On the belt twelve slanted pockets were carried, each pocket sized to take a clip of five 7x57mm Mauser cartridges in clips, or five loose .303-inch rounds. Each pocket had its own flap which closed by means of a brass stud. The bottom of the pockets had five holes through which the tips of the cartridges protruded. Unlike the British MI bandoliers of the time, this bandolier was of an all riveted construction with not stitching. It had no steadying strap and no lace in the pockets to keep round seperate :
BOER WAR - BORDER MOUNTED RIFLES HELMET PLATE / SLOUCH HAT BADGE Very nice near mint example of this scarce badge. Very sharp die strike. 3 lugs. The BMR were raised in 1894 and integrated into the Natal Mounted Rifles in 1914. They did much service in Natal during the ABW.
BOER WAR - BRITISH OFFICERS FOLDING KFS SET Scarce knife,fork and spoon set with Sheffield makers details. Good condition with no springing to joints. C/w it's original pig skin leather pouch with broad belt loop. V.G.C.
BOER WAR - LOTHIANS AND BERWICKSHIRE YEOMANRY CAVALRY - ONE MANS ITEMS Nice rare lot from the estate of a former L & B . Y.C. sergeant who served in the Boer War as part of the Imperial Yeomanry. Comprises, 1 - Rare Troopers metal helmet with all complete and well detailed helmet plate. Metal skull good. Leather part of the liner absent, liner band present. Brass trim good. Intricate spike. Intricate well detailed Oak leaf pattern to the rear spine.. Horsehair plume is good but has been given a small haircut to sit better by the soldier. Rose boss from the top of plume absent. Leather backed chin scales good. Front peak with leather backing to the inside. 2- Bullion sergeants sleeve badge. These are very rare and the chevrons are surmounted by unit insignia of a bushel of corn, later adopted by the Lothian and Borders Horse. 3- Four Bar QSA . Named to him , 8410 - Pte J. Murray - 19th Coy. 6th Imp Yeo. Nice condition and like all the items in the group, uncleaned as they came to me. 4- Two In Theatre photographs of him in the field, in their period frames. Both with nice depictions of the variety of uniform worn in the Boer War. 5 - A pair of black and tan riding boots. These are complete but the leather is dry. Cracking lot .
BOER WAR - SHUREYS ILLUSTRATED WAR MAGAZINE - 1900 Rare publication dealing with Britain's military involvement around the globe but especially the Boer War. Complete but not mint but some pics would look great framed. No.38 and front illustration is dtd. 1900 so I presume that's also the date for the magazine.
BOER WAR / WW1 ROYAL SCOTS SWAGGER STICK Good example of this once plentiful but now scarce item. Nickel silver top with Regimental device over a Sphinx /Egypt Battle Honour and below that a long scroll with " The Royal Scots " with a thistle at each end, all in relief. Top with a bit of denting but overall well above the standard of what is out there and not polished to death. Shaft retains it's original black finish and brass tip.
BOER WAR 3RD ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. TUNIC & BREECHES Classic Boer War KD tunic with the bullet loops above the breast pockets. A & S.H. brass buttons. Still has the white shirt collar attached. Medium size. No moth or damage. Owners initials to inside of collar. Breeches with moth damage to front but are part of the original uniform. Please note this sale is tunic and breeches only although the buyer will be offered the slouch hat in the photo. Hat not for sale on it's own.
BOER WAR ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. GLENGARRY Very good example of a Boer War period glengarry c/w with it's " Tail Up " Victorian badge. Tails removed as per front line service. Good condition with supple leather trim.Size 56 approx. No moth.Waxed cotton lining . Stitching loose at one point so correct hessian inner body visible. Badge is a lovely broad early type with a fretted centre.Came with other Boer War items in my other listings. Rare
BOER WAR ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS POCKET KNIFE Rare multi bladed high end pocket knife which belonged to Stirling Militia ( 4th Argylls ) officer A.Parker Smith. Edinburgh maker. I am sure he is researchable.
BOER WAR ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SLOUCH HAT BADGE Good example with " Tail Up " cat , correct for the Victorian era. As per collar with added scroll to bottom. There are many pics of officers wearing these on their slouch hat during the S.A. conflict. V.G.C.
BOER WAR BLACK WATCH SWAGGER STICK Good Victorian crown ( pre 1902 ) walking out cane to the Royal Hldrs. Nickel silver top with no rubbing and nice high relief. It has a small hole to the left side ( see pics ), this could be easily repaired if desired but this was how it came to me many years ago. Top slightly loose . Lovely maroon colour age toning to the wood shaft. Brass tip still present. Normally a £85/95 pounds item I'm selling cheaper because of the slight damage.
BOER WAR CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PLAID BROOCH - NAMED Very nice brooch in unmarked silver. Attributed to " Duncan Campbell of Blair Atholl ( Army No. ) 239 - 1882 - 1901. Very rare to find them named like this and possibly presented to him. Scrip is nicely done. Stout original pin and hook.
BOER WAR CHOCOLATE TIN WITH CONTENTS Very good condition tin retaining bright colours and not the usual washed out and rusty examples you find in the market place. All contents present. V.G.C. and scarce in this condition.
BOER WAR GENERAL BULLER PLATE Well glazed pottery plate with image of Buller to the centre. Strung for wall hanging at the back. Good size approx, 9 and a half inch diameter.
BOER WAR H/M SILVER CIGAR BOX - B/HAM 1910 Beautiful heavy silver box with Birmingham hallmarks for 1910. Top nicely set professionally with the lid from a Boer War Queen Victoria gift tin indicating that the officers mess this came from had many men who served in this conflict ( 1900 / 1902 ). Large size , approx. 7 inches by 4 inches and 2 and a half inches tall.
BOER WAR HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY (H.L.I.) BROAD SWORD - ETCHED BLADE Field officers sword circa 1900 with nice acid etched double fullered blade. Bearing to one side,QVC Crown, Bugle with HLI within, below this, a Regimental cap badge and below that an Elephant ( Assaye ) Battle Honour. This very clear with no darkenening and only some light surface towards the point. The other side with, Crown, Cypher, thistles and maker details for Leckie , Graham & Co. 116 Union Street Glasgow. Nicely detailed hand guard. Blade on this is way above the condition normally found on a sword of this vintage. Bound fishskin handle. No scabbard. Hence low price
BOER WAR HORSE MANS KNIFE Good maker mkd. example, HAYES - 6 BROMPTON, with stag horn handle. Has the hoof pick and other tools which come on these knives. Good condition.
BOER WAR LOTHIANS AND BERWICKSHIRE IMPERIAL YEOMANRY CAP BADGE Nice example. Toned brass. No rubbing or damage. Good detail. 2 lugs. V.G.C.
BOER WAR PERIOD 3RD LANARK ( CAMERONIANS ) SHOOTING MEDALS GROUP An amazing One man's collection of shooting prizes. This is a large group. This large group comprises 9 cloth badges, 4 for 3rd Lanark for years 1900, 1901, 1906 and 1907, these all very nicely done in bullion wire,2 with QVC and 2 with KC. Three Scottish Rifle Assoc. in red and a fourth different type similar to the 3rd Lanark ones.A Bisley 1900 large badge in bullion wire, 10 Silver medals, 7 of which are hallmarked and the other 3 in unmarked silver.Four are nicely named to him on the back Two bronze medals, one dtd. 1901. An ivory Life Members badge for the NRA , this named to him. A copy picture of our marksman wearing all these medals is included. A fantastic group in excellent condition and an absolute snip at this price. Commission sale. The vendor paid £1600 for this collection. New lower price, one time reduction and an absolute steal at this price !
BOER WAR ROYAL SCOTS BRONZE COLLAR PAIR Scarce pair of bronze collars for wear on the Service Dress introduced in 1902. Good condition overall with some finish loss and old polish residue to front. Back shows clearly these are bronze type and of cast construction. Matched pair. Hard to come by.
BOER WAR SILVER H/M WATCH FOB - LORD ROBERTS & KITCHENER Beautiful condition watch fob / pendant with clear pictures of Lord Roberts on one side and Kitchener on the other. Set in a silver frame with silver hallmarks for Birmingham 1899. Excellent.
BOER WAR SOUTH IRISH HORSE CAP BADGE Good condition brass cap badge. Die struck with nice detail. Slider.
BOER WAR ZEISS BINOCULARS & CASE - 1ST LANCASHIRE R.G.A. VOLUNTEERS NAMED & ATTRIBUTED Beautiful pair of binos circa 1894 - 1904. Nicely marked to shoulders " Carl Zeiss - DRP " and " Feldstecher ( fieldglasses ) Vegr 8 ". These binoculars were produced from 1894 to 1907 but Cursive script as on this pair was only used from 1894 to 1904. Clean lenses, no mould, dirt or spotting. Crackling good with no breaks. Original leather neck sling. Eye pieces undamaged. 2 small plates with jeweller etched details " W.G. Moore " and " 1st Lanc. R.G.A. Vols ". Leather case with good leather and full length shoulder strap. Bottom sprung part of leather fastener absent as is one side loop. Owners initials , " W.G.M. " to lid. V.G.C.
BOOK - THE DARDANELLES & THEIR STORY - 1915 , 1st edition. Hard back , good condition for age. Great work with maps and photos.
BORDER REGIMENT CAP BADGE Nice on e this with blades to hold a red felt centre to rear. This is more unusual and possibly an officers example ? Cheap
BORDER RIFLE VOLUTEERS CAP BADGE Very rare. Retaining all it's blackened finish. Near mint.
BOROUGH OF TYNEMOUTH POLICE CAP BADGE Circa WW2. Cap badge with town motto on outer strap and Coat of Arms within. Die struck, good detail. 2 lugs.
BOXED 1ST OCTOBER 1938 ENTRY INTO CZECHESLOVAKIA MEDAL WITH PRAGUE BAR Boxe lid with some light fading. Prague bar present but has never been attached to ribbon. Good hinge and catch. Ribbon with pin to rear. Box with maker details “HAUPTMUNZAMT WIEN III”. From east German house clearance.
BOXED 1st OCTOBER ENTRY INTO CZECHESLOVAKIA MEDAL Boxed flower wars medal. Uncleaned with age patina. Box good and without the usaul split back seam. V.G.C.
BOXED 3RD REICH LUFTSCHUTZ 2ND CLASS DECORATION Nice air raid defence medal contained in it's original box. Late war zinc. Example c/w original ribbon. Box good overall with front end flap absent on lid. Scarce with the box.
BOXED GERMAN WW2 SILVER WOUND BADGE - L/21 Good zinc example . Maker marked L/21 ( Foerster & Barth, Pforzeim ). Comes with its original LDO box in very good used condition.
BOXED GERMAN WW2 SILVER WOUND BADGE - RUDOLF WÄCHTER & LANGE - MITTWAIDA Mid war example in very nice condition. Retaining almost all its original silver finish. Maker marked 100 (Rudolf Wächter & Lange, Mittwaida) at rear. Complete with its original box in good used condition.
BOXED GOLD WOUND BADGE - HOLLOW CONSTRUCTION Rare hollow gold wound badge retaining almost all original finish. Nice condition box. Non maker mkd. Only hollow example I've had
BOXED LUFTSCHUTZ MEDAL Mid to late war example c/w full length original ribbon and contained in it's original box. Medal very good ,box good overall with some wear to corners. Good.
BOXED SILVER BOMBER CLASP A beautiful example, un-maker marked and retaining most of it’s original frosting box near excellent. Comes with letter of authenticity for both items (box & award) from Detlev Niemann.
BOY BRIGADE WW2 NATIONAL SERVICE BADGE Very nice example of this scarce badge. Well detailed and retaining almost all it's silver wash finish.
BOYS BRIGADE 1938 DUNOON BADGE Scarce 1938 enamel badge. Mint condition.
BOYS BRIGADE 1954 GLASGOW COUNCIL NAMED DISC - RARE A 5 star rarity according to the BB badge book. Excellent condition. The owner served in WW2 as a signaller on HMS Terror. He last became a qualified referee.
BOYS BRIGADE SCOUTS SILVER AWARD BADGE - RARE Boys Brigade Scouts silver award proficiency badge 1909 to 1926 silver. Features BB and Sure & Steady anchor over a Fleur-de-Lys Boy Scouts emblem. Correct overlong pin for the period . Height 37mm. V.G.C.
BRAD PITT FILM From the recent Brad Pitt war epic "Fury" this is one of the German helmets used by the MG team in the beet field scene. Real shell with later liner and chinstrap and camo heavy string net. Muddy from use and I've left it like that. (SEE ON SET PHOTO WITH THE FURY MILITARY ADVISOR IAN SANFORD) WHERE FURY AND THE OTHER SHERMANS ATTACK THE GERMAN GUN EMPLACEMENTS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE FILM (you can see footage of this MG42 team and this helmet in use whilst choreographing the action scenes in the behind the scenes documentary made by the Smithsonian Channel called "Tanks of Fury"(2014))
BRASS CAMERON HLDRS CAP BADGE Early type no scroll, usually associated with the Victorian era. This one is possibly a WW1 economy badge. VGC
BRASS/ENAMEL ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. LAPEL BADGE Oversize lapel badge. Good enamel. Pin back V.G.C.
BREN GUN TOOL ROLL Looks like '52 Pattern webbing. Same as wartime pattern but green. Roll and sling good with brass buckles. No obvious markings. Contents include oil bottle, various tools ( see pics ), pull through etc. Some tools are W.D.mkd and one has a 1963 date. Nice used condition.
BRIGADIER 9 COMMANDO / ARGYLLS - ATTRIBUTED BROADSWORD Beautiful piece attributed to Ronnie Tod. Argylls Regimental blade. Good condition. Initials to blade. Wilkinson mkd. with their unique number , 60203. TOD, Ronald John Frederick (Brig) Known as: Ronnie Rank: Brigadier Unit/Base: 6 Independent Company 11 Independent Company 9 Commando Regiment/Corps: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Service number: 32187 Honours & Awards: Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) Distinguished Service Order Bar to the Distinguished Service Order Born: Friday, November 3, 1905 Died : Saturday, April 5, 1975 Operations: Operation Collar Operation Ambassador Operation Roast Commissioned into the Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders in 1925. Served in No 6 Independent Company and was Officer Commanding No 11 Independent Company in 1940 and later took command of No 9 Commando in 1942. Awarded DSO, and later a Bar to the DSO, each for "gallant and distinguished services in Italy " whilst commanding No 9 Commando in 1944. Promoted Brigadier and Officer Commanding 2 Commando Brigade, in 1945 he was awarded a CBE for "gallant and distinguished services in Italy." Commando Association Newsletter 61 of 1975. "We are saddened by the death on 5th April last of Brigadier Ronald John Froderick Tod CBE, DSO & Bar, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, a Vice President of the Association and one of the first Commanding Officers of the Independent Companies from which Army Commandos were developed. Lt.Colonel Michael Allen (9 Commando) writes: Ronnie Tod, as he was universally and affectionately known, rose spontaneously during the Second World War to the occasion for which he had been trained as a regular soldier, and throughout his wartime commands of No. 6 Independent Company, No. 9 Commando and ultimately 2nd Commando Brigade, he operated as a talented, intrepid, and adventurous professional. He instinctively recognised the right job to be done, acknowledged the supreme significance of the men with whom he had to see to the doing of it, and then commanded, cared for, and directed them accordingly. Those men remained under his command with unswerving resolution and loyalty for so long as they were fit and able. Ronnie Tod was daunted by nothing except concern for his men, and at all times was inspired by an implacable determination that together they would achieve the object of whatever task or exercise was set them. He will happily have joined those whose names are inscribed in the Cornmando Roll of Honour Book which rests in St. George's Chapel, Westminster Abbey and we recall that the final completion of this Book of Remembrance was only made possible by his generosity. We have lost another comrade without the like of whom the Army Commandos would never have gained their place in the history of the British Army". Early life and career Tod was born on 3 November 1905.[1] On graduation from Royal Military College, Sandhurst he was commissioned into the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders as a second lieutenant on 29 January 1925.[2] On 14 December 1932 (now a lieutenant) he was seconded for service with the Colonial Office,[3] joining 4th Battalion, Nigeria Regiment, Royal West African Frontier Force.[1] He was promoted captain on 6 June 1935,[4] and took command of one of the battalion's companies.[1] His secondment ended on 1 August 1938,[5] and he returned to the UK, taking up regimental duties with 1st Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders in early 1939.[1] Second World War[edit] In March 1940, following the outbreak of the Second World War, Tod volunteered to join the Independent Companies being raised for the Norwegian Campaign. He was promoted to acting major on 2 April and became Officer Commanding No. 6 Independent Company on 25 April.[1] He held that post until June when he was tasked with raising No. 11 Independent Company.[nb 1] As commander of this company, he led them on two "commando" raids shortly afterwards, one to Boulogne in France known as Operation Collar, and Operation Ambassador, which was a raid on the German occupied Guernsey.[6][7] These were the first two such raids carried out by British commandos during the war.[8] Just before the second of these raids he was confirmed as a temporary major on 2 July 1940.[1] Later, on 20 January 1942 Tod was promoted to acting lieutenant colonel,[1] his majority was made substantive on 29 January,[9] and his acting rank was made temporary on 20 April.[1] Later in the year he took command of No. 9 Commando.[1][10] In late 1943 No. 9 Commando was detailed to take part in the Italian Campaign. Tod was later commended for his leadership during a raid across the river Garigliano on 29/30 December 1943 and during Operation Shingle, the Allied amphibious attack on Anzio on 22 January 1944. In the follow-up to the landings, the commando was ordered to take two hills to the north of Monte Ornito on the night of 23/24 February 1944.[11] For his leadership during the attack, Tod was awarded the Distinguished Service Order on 29 June 1944.[12] The recommendation for the award describes the events of the night. The commando left its start lines at 19:30, and at about 21:30 came under heavy mortar and machine gun fire. Tod undertook a personal reconnaissance, and the ensuing attack captured a German pill box and 23 men. The commando resumed its journey towards its objective, but immediately came under heavy artillery and mortar fire which continued to build in intensity as they approached the main objective, "Point 803". As Tod gave orders for the main attack to begin, four out of five troop leaders, the intelligence officer, and the regimental sergeant major were all killed or wounded by the shelling. Tod retained control, ordering the leading troop to make the attack, supported by two other troops, while the remaining two troops were to take up covering positions to the south, where they would hopefully be out of the majority of the shelling. At this point, Tod himself was wounded in both arms and both legs, but still managed to order his adjutant forward to take command of the attack. Tod then lost consciousness for about ten minutes, but after coming round, began to oversee the evacuation of the wounded. The troops detailed to attack the objective managed to attain it, but were taking heavy casualties, so Tod ordered a retreat to defensive positions on the southern slope of Mount Ornito. Tod was among the last group to fall back, and had to be supported by the adjutant as they made their way back. He remained in command until 10:30 the following morning when his brigade commander ordered him to seek medical attention. According to the recommendation he "undoubtedly saved a critical situation and had a very steadying influence on his unit".[11] Another officer, George Davy, later described how that morning Tod was far more concerned about the injuries to his RSM than he was by his own wounds.[13] Just under a month later, on 19 March 1944, the commando was ordered to carry out a diversionary attack on a dry valley in the Campo di Carne area, and for his leadership on this occasion Tod was awarded a Bar to his DSO on 20 July 1944.[14][15] Again the recommendation for the award describes events. The commando's attack began at 02:00, they entered the valley and began to clear it, but it soon became apparent that the defending force was considerably larger than anticipated. Later intelligence showed that they had been facing a whole German battalion. Realising that further progress along the valley would be impossible, Tod ordered his men to take up defensive positions. They held these until the following evening, despite being under fire from three sides, and one particularly strong counterattack by the Germans. Tod was painfully wounded in the early afternoon, but continued to lead from the front. During the German counterattack, German grenades were exploding in his command position. With nightfall, the commando withdrew, bringing in all their wounded. The recommendation especially mentions Tod's "complete disregard for his own personal safety", and his "outstanding display of coolness, courage and leadership at a time when such qualities were most urgently required."[15] Tod then served in the Greek islands with Foxforce in the summer of 1944,[16] when 9 Commando was made part of 2nd Special Service Brigade under the command of Land Forces Adriatic, led by George Davy.[13] Davy ordered the commando to Kythera, ready for a move to the Peloponnese in anticipation of the German withdrawal from Greece. Here, British forces were being sucked into the emerging Greek Civil War, and often found themselves between opposing communist and anti-communist Greek forces. They managed to defuse many of these potential conflicts, saving many lives in the process. Finally they were ordered to take two islands off Piraeus in order to provide security for Royal Navy minesweepers operating in the area in preparation for the arrival of larger British force under Ronald Scobie. Orders that they were not to enter Athens itself did not reach them, and Tod ensured that the airfield and various strategic points in Athens were under British control prior to Scobie's arrival. Tod was awarded the freedom of the city by Archbishop Damaskinos of Athens,[13] and Davy credited him as "one of the two British officers who kept Greece on the free side of the Iron Curtain".[13] Tod was then promoted to acting colonel, and appointed brigadier in command of the 2nd Special Service Brigade on 18 October 1944.[17] With them he returned to Italy to lead them in the Spring 1945 offensive and until the end of the war.[1][18] For this, and in particular the capture of Comacchio, he was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire on 20 September 1945.[19][20] Retirement[edit] On 7 August 1948 Tod retired with the rank of honorary brigadier.[1][21] He remained in the reserve of officers until 3 November 1955.[22] He died on 5 April 1975.[1] ^ No. 11 Independent Company was raised on 14 June from volunteers for commando service and members from the recently disbanded No. 9 Independent Company.
BRIGADIERS SHOULDER BOARDS - 2 Two different post '52 shoulder boards for a Brigadier. One light green cotton with stitched on cloth pips.The other is brown with anodised metal insignia.
BRITISH 2ND PATTERN COMMANDO DAGGER - B2 Very good example from vets wife. Full length blade with good point. " B 2 " mkd. to crossguard. Original scabbard with tangs and loop removed and top part a bit dry. Nice knurled handle.
BRITISH 3RD PATTERN COMMANDO DAGGER - MARKED 6 - ENGLAND Very good wartime original with scabbard. Clearly mkd. " 6" to lower part of handle and " ENGLAND " to crossguard. Copper coloured brass handle. Full length blade with good point. Scabbard leather good with it's tangs present. Elasticated loop removed.
BRITISH 5 CORPS HQ FORMATION SIGN Removed from uniform. Embroidered type with the Viking ship pointing west which I believe is the scarcer HQ version.
BRITISH AIRBORNE PARA BERET - 1944 - BERET INDUSTRIES An exceptional beret, one of 2 bought from an Arnhem vets widow. Lettering is faint but BERET INDUSTRIES and 1944 can be made out. To further confirm the date, the paint stamp is "M" which confirms it as 1944. good size 7 approx. Leather trim, silk draw string. This one does not have the loose single thread running round the circumference but instead has double stitching which is correct for Beret Industries examples. No evidence of having a badge fitted. Exceptional condition, no moth damage or faded colour. Beautiful inside and out. Rarely found in this condition.
BRITISH AIRBORNE PARACHUTE RGT. STABLE BELT Canvas stable belt with chromed buckle. Pegasus in relief to buckle centre. Good large size, adjustable up to 36" inch waist. V.G.C.
BRITISH AIRFORCE MARK ⅧI ANTI-GLARE SPECTACLES Good wartime originals. No damage to lenses. Good original wartime pattern case, not later metal one. Marked to the bridge (see photos). Shatterproof real glass lenses. Cool looking shades
BRITISH ARMY CYCLIST CORPS CAP BADGE Good example on slider in a coppered coloured brass.16 spoke wheel. V.G.C.
BRITISH ARMY DETAILS DOCUMENT STAMP - WEI HAI WEI CHINA Very rare piece. Prior to the outbreak of WW2 the British army had a strong military presence in Northern China and Shanghai. Many regiments served there inc. the Argylls. This is a wooden document stamp from that time. Reads " Army Details - Wei Hai Wei - H ". V.G.C.
BRITISH ARMY DRUM MAJORS BALDRICK SHIELD WITH DRUM STICKS Rare Victorian or WW1 period Drum Majors Baldrick badge. Heavy silver plate with nice hand etched design to shield border and drum stick securing loops . One securing loop a later replacement, the other 3 all original. African blackwood drum sticks. These are a pair although over time the finish has become mismatched due to unequal aging. Heavy silver plate tips and tops. Attached to cross belt by 3 loops, one absent. Original leather back plate which is only found on early examples of this and cross belt badges. Lovely piece and very rarely found on it's own. Total height of drum sticks is 16 to 17 cm. Shield measurements are, width 8cm approx., height 10cm. approx. Really striking looking piece. Very fair price, can you imagine what it would cost to have this made ?
BRITISH BRODIE STEEL TOY HELMET - RARE Nice condition childs helmet made of steel. Retains almost all it's khaki paint. String chin strap. Made without liner. Excellent condition.
BRITISH DISPATCH RIDERS HELMET - WW2 - 1945 Near mint dispatch riders helmet by Briggs Motor bodies. Size 7. Retaining almost all it's rough paint finish. Interior in unissued condition with the colours almost as fresh as the day it was issued. All complete and original right down to the rear draw string. Modest price.
BRITISH EDINBURGH AIRPORT FIRE SERVICE CAP & EQUIPMENT SET One mans group circa 1960's. Visor cap c/w it's removable water proof cover and original enamel cap badge. Leather belt with his firemans axe and curved blade knife. There are some documents not listed that will be given free confirming who the man was.
BRITISH JUNGLE SHORTS My 2nd and last pair of these rare shorts issued in Burma. (name of the soldier to buyer). Excellent condition. Some light surface rust to buckle fasteners otherwise in remarkably good condition. Black stamp so likely Indian made. Approx. 32" waist. Extremely difficult to find.
BRITISH KIT BAG CLASP AND PADLOCK Scarce bit of kit being an original brass hinged oval bar for passing through the loops at the top of the kit bag. C/w the original padlock and key, Reno mkd. and working. V.G.C.
BRITISH LEGION 1957 ST. ANDREWS LAPEL BADGE Super rare item. Bears the St. Andrews town Coat of Arms surmounted by the British Legion badge and " St. Andrews 1957 ". Enamel undamaged. Pin back. V.G.C.
BRITISH MARK 5 JUNGLE CARBINE BAYONET - WILKINSON Excellent example with undamaged nicely toned wood grips.Good blade, mkd. to the riccasso W.S.C. and S - 294. Further markings to other side of the riccasso, ( see pics ). Good metal scabbard with no dents.
BRITISH MARKSMAN / SGT'S ARM BRASSARD - INTER WAR / WW2 TROPICAL Very nice Sergeants brassard from the 1920's / WW2. White blancoed stripes with Marksmans crossed rifles badge. Tropical cotton type. Likely Western Desert. Stencilled " 12 " to inside. Original buttons. Scarce
BRITISH MARTINI HENRY CARBINE SAWBACK BAYONET - 1879 Good overall and retaining a large percentage of it's original finish with some darkening but no pitting. Steel construction , pressed leather grips, sawbacked blade. blade 26 ins. approx. Marked "V.X. 9/83, E 59, (reversed) R and other marks which are indistinct as well as W.D. and 2 crows foot stamps. R W E7 stamped to blade back. Sprung button working. No scabbard
BRITISH MARTINI HENRY SOCKET BAYONET - 1876 Good example with clean blade overall. Blade approx.22 inches. W.D. and crow foot stamp plus " 5 5 5 , F 45,G/S 8 ,B 30 /90 , /89, more letters and 14. Nice condition brass and leather scabbard with W.D. and crows foot and surmounted by a crown with E 12. Frog mount with 581 inscribed into it. One brass stud absent from bottom mount otherwise good with supple leather. Nice example offered cheap.
BRITISH MARTINI HENRY SOCKET BAYONET MODEL 1876 Good condition bayonet and scabbard.Dated 8/85. Also stamped 13 and 15 and an out of service mark as well as the W.D. arrow.Scabbard also W.D. stamped and E7. Impressed "10" to top mount.Leather good and still with some of the original shellac finish. Stitching a/f on the back seam. Blade with bits of rust and darkening, as it came to me and untouched. The overall length of 25 inches confirms it as being for the Martini.
BRITISH N.7 JUNGLE CARBINE BAYONET Very good condition example of this scarce bayonet. WW2 British No7 Mk1 swivel handle bayonet for the No4 Rifle and Mk5 Sten, made by BSA. Most finish remaining. The red Tufnell grips are excellent and sprung clip works well as does the swivel. The blade is excellent with no darkening or pitting. The steel scabbard with most of it's original finish. Very clean and from an old collection fresh to the market.
BRITISH NO. 7 JUNGLE CARBINE BAYONET c/w FROG Good condition scarce bayonet. WW2 British No7 Mk1 swivel handle bayonet for the No4 Rifle and Mk5 Sten, made by BSA. Most finish remaining. The red Tufnell grips are excellent and sprung clip works well. The blade is excellent with no darkening or pitting. The steel scabbard with a good percentage of it's original finish. Complete with nice webbing frog. Priced to sell.
BRITISH PARA BERET - 1943 - KANGOL - AIRBORNE As nice as you are likely to find. Just bought along with another from an Arnhem vets widow. Very clear KANGOL WEAR LTD, WD arrow and 1943 date. The paint stamp has WD and the letter N which indicates again 1943. Size is 7 and 1 eighth. This one has the correct loose single stitch running round the circumference, this often missing even on genuine examples. No holes for badge so possibly not even worn. No moth or damage and as near mint as you will find. Leather trim, silk draw string. Bright original colour, no fading. Exceptional
BRITISH PARACHUTE REGIMENT ‘52 CAP BADGE ‘52 Queens crown cap badge. Good 2 lugs to rear.
BRITISH PARACHUTE REGT. 1956 DATED KANGOL RED BERET & BADGE Large size 7 Kangol beret. 1956 dated with W.D. arrow.. Complete with original WW2 K.C. cap badge. Beret mint, badge with some polishing to high points. Badge is worth £30 on it's own.
BRITISH PARATROOPER HELMET - 1956 - CCL- DRUMMER Wartime pattern with WW2 khaki straps. Double named and unit mkd. to inside . Both names have HQ coy., one interestingly also has after the soldiers name " DRUMMER".Painted unit flash to left side. Condition is good with light service wear. Fitted with camo net. Approx. size 56. With WW2 examples now fetching crazy money this is a good option as it has all the characteristics of a wartime one at a fraction of the cost. Good all original helmet.
BRITISH PATTERN 1887 MARTINI HENRY BAYONET - WILKINSON Good 1889 dtd. example.Clean blade and nicely mkd. WILKINSON SWORD COMPANY LONDON.W.D. arrow. 5266 numbered to scabbard top mount. Very good pressed leather grips. Leather/metal scabbard good.
BRITISH PIONEERS 1856 PTN. SAWBACK SIDEARM - WILKINSON Very nice example with no issues. Blade with no rust and only small areas of darkening. Good point, no rust and saw good. Faint Wilkinson mkd. to ricasso as well as Crown, IB and 47. Exceptional scabbard leather.Scabbard brass fittings good with none of the usual dents. Good price for a quick flip. V.G.C.
BRITISH RAF (ROYAL AIRFORCE) ENAMEL SWEETHEART Nice period brass/enamel example. Lovely detail with 3 different coloured enamels. Priced to sell.
BRITISH RATION TIN Original brown sweet ration tin. Dated 2/43. Good condition.
BRITISH ROYAL AIR FORCE / RAF CAR MASCOT Very good condition car bumper badge. No damage. Cheap
BRITISH ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION R.N.D. DRAKE CAP BADGE Honest example with clear detail. Period converted from lugs to slider back. Good used condition with nice age toning.
BRITISH ROYAL NAVY BAKELITE SWEETHEART BROOCH Unusual 3D Bakelite sweetheart brooch for Royal navy regiment. Aluminium in the middle with red felt backing. Lovely.
BRITISH SLOUCH HAT- R.A. 1943 DTD. Superb all completeBritish slouch hat. Made by Christys of London.Very nice tooling to the leather liner band with clear 1943 date, W.D. arrow and 6 and 5 eighths as well as very nice makers details and coat of arms. Unusually this one still has it's full length chin strap which is in V.G.C.No moth or damage. Nice puggarree. 2 piece red/blue felt diamond. Owners name in ink to the inside. Lovely shape and big size. v.g.c.
BRITISH SLR BAYONET C/W SCABBARD & FROG All original and mkd to handle , " L1 .A3 960 0257 / B ". Also has the soldiers initials and last 3 hand applied to one side. One dent to the handle on one side. Retains it's blackened finish to blade. Spring clip working well. Scabbard with a crease to the inside but good overall and with it's 1980's issue Corlene frog.
BRITISH UNION OF FASCISTS BELT AND BUCKLE Very rare belt and buckle set. Buckle with Fascist symbol. Heavy broad leather belt with stamping impressed to leather "ACKMAN.L.G.Co 1934 GUARANTEED ALL HIDE" Super condition. I've seen the buckles before but never a complete belt. V.G.C..
BRITISH UNION OF FASCISTS MEDAL Good condition rare medal to the B U F. No enamel damage. Original ribbon a little faded, otherwise good. Suspender bar good with long original pin.
BRITISH VICTORIAN MEDICAL STAFF CORPS SHAKO BADGE Rare cap badge circa 1893. Gilded brass. 8 point star with superimposed laurel wreath. Fretted central cross . Replacement red felt behind. QVC crown . 3 part scroll to bottom with " Medical Staff Corps ". K &K 1008. V.G.C.
BRITISH WESTERN DESERT CAMPAIGN TOMMY HELMET - RAND S.A. Cracking "Been There" desert combat helmet. South African made Rand with Rand mkd. liner. These issued in large numbers to British troops serving in North Africa. This one has not sat out the war and the paint has sun bleached to a more whiter shade of tan. Liner and chin strap with good honest service wear and the liner with some old newspaper sticking to the oil cloth . Felt top pad present. 3 holes at the rear for attaching a neck flap as found on the South African made models.
BRITISH WILKINSON 1907 BAYONET Very clean example. Everything good on this one. Clean blade with no pitting or damage and retaining a good percentage of it's darkened finish and with a good point. Slab grips vgc and with stamping. Scabbard leather excellent as is the metal parts. Marked " 45" ( arsenal no. ) to pommel.
BRITISH WW1 - ARMY SERVICE CORPS M.T. - LORRY SWEETHEART A very rare and unusual brooch for ASC Motor Transport Section. It features 2 Tommies in a WW1 truck. ASC regimental device in blue enamel flanked by " M.T. ", ( Motor Transport ). Silver plated on brass. Fantastic detail. Truck radiator in red enamel. Outstanding . Rare V.G.C.
BRITISH WW1 BRASS COMPASS An unusual example in good order. WD and 16025 stamped to lid. Great condition with nice patina.
BRITISH WW1 BRODIE 1918 DATED ROUGH SAND FINISHED Great condition Brodie helmet from the last year of the Great War. Rough sand coated finish. Excellent liner and chin strap. Still has the paper label to the crown with clear instructions on how to adjust the liner. Black rexine A.1. grey felt pad to crown excellent with no moth. To the inside of the liner is stamped " L.C.C. & Co. - 1918 ". No Brodie stamp. Impressed to the leather of the chin strap ( size ) " 7 ". Shell stamped " H.S.356 ". V.G.C.
BRITISH WW1 BRODIE HELMET - W. HUTTON Very good example by W. Hutton. Rough textured sand applied finish. Very good liner and chin strap, the former with it's correct red Brodie stamp.Shell stamped " H.V (Hutton ). 637 (steel supplier ). One look original.
BRITISH WW1 ROBBINS DUDDLEY PUSH DAGGER /FIGHTING KNIFE Good genuine example of this iconic dagger from the Great War. These are now copied however this is a One Look original. This WW 1 manufacturer specialised in various types of metal work and existed from 1876 to 1928. During WW 1 they commenced manufacturing unique designs of trench knives for private purchase to troops heading to the front. This pattern is their push dagger, it has a 5" double edged blade with twin fullers top and bottom. The hilt is a grey alloy (aluminium?) with a cast in finger guard. The knife and hilt are in exceptional condition for their age. The hilt is unstamped as was often the case.. The scabbard is original to the knife but has seen better days with a broken but in place retaining strap. Full details of this knife can be found on page 24 of Flook's book "British and Commonwealth Military Knives." Double fullered blade. Good point. No darkening , rust or pitting. Way better condition than most I see and priced to sell.
BRITISH WW2 51st HIGHLAND DIV. 5/7th BTN. GORDON HLDRS. COMBINATION B.D. INSIGNIA Scarce original battle bar combination. Good condition with some honest service wear. Regimental tartan patch with Brigade stripes and Highland Division patch.
BRITISH WW2 DISPATCH RIDER PANNIER SET From RAF vets son. Nice set of saddle bags based on 2 Army large packs. Broad straps rivetted together and with wood strengtheners to sides. Both dated inside, 1944 and 1945. Used by his dad during his time as a military dispatch rider.
BRITISH WW2 DOG TAG PAIR - RFA Good condition dog tags. Still tied with original string. VGC
BRITISH WW2 P37 PISTOL HOLSTER - 1940 DTD Nice one from the collection of E.F.I. related items just in. Name of the officer who owned this to buyer. M.E.C.Co.- 1940 and WD arrow double stamped. One with 20 below and the other with C. V.G.C.
BRITISH WW2 RASC FORAGE CAP C/W OFFICERS BADGE - ATTRIBUTED From a group of items just in to a Captain who served with the E.F.I. ( name to buyer ). Excellent condition and top quality. No moth or damage. Black melton cloth. Regimental buttons to front and a beautiful gilt and enamel forage cap badge in excellent condition. White crown with piped edge. Silk lined with velvet sweat band. Rare badge. V.G.C. A real peach.
BRITISH WW2 ROPE TOGGLE As used by Paras and Commandos. Good condition but not one that sat out the war.
BRITISH WW2 SKI TROOPS COLD WEATHER CAP - 1943 DTD. Very good example of this scarce cap worn by Mountain warfare and Ski troops. Ribbed khaki material with lambswool ear pieces. Removable liner, this clearly dtd. 1943 with WD arrow and makers details of J. COLLETT and size 7 and 1 eighth. In the crown of the cap itself it is again stamped 43 and also has the letter N, this the correct letter for 43 manufacture. Very nice item with no moth or damage and a good size.
BRITISH WW2 SKI TROOPS WINTER CAP - 1943 DTD. Excellent example of this scarce cap. This is the type with no detachable tufts of lambswool. Both body and interior excellent with no moth or damage. Clear maker stamp for J. Collett Ltd. - 7 ( size ) - 1943 and W.D. arrow. Full length chin tapes. As nice as they come.
BRITISH WW2 WATER BOTTLE WITH OTHER SERVICES SHOULDER STRAP Known as the Carrier Water Bottle Other Services. Standard bottle but with a 1943 dtd. carrier with integral shoulder strap as issued to ATS and Home Guard although Home Guard leather ones had their own designation. V.G.C. Scarce
BRONZE NUREMBURG DESK EAGLE Very good condition wartime desk eagle. Well detailed . Heavy. On it's original base. Well detailed with dark age patina and no damage or polishing. Height inc. base 6 inches approx.
BRTISH BOER WAR MOUNTED OFFICERS WATER BOTTLE Boer war mounted officers private purchase water bottle complete with part leather strap and khaki covering.A very rare item. Brass sprung clip fitting for either shoulder strap , Sam Browne belt or as part of the equipment fitted to a saddle. The khaki covering is in good condition overall with some moth to one side. Good robust bottle with sound screw top this surpringly still with it's attaching chain. No dents.
BURMA STAR ASSOCIATION CAR BADGE/MASCOT - RARE Nice and rare example of car badge for Burma star association. Good condition with no damage to enamel.
BURMA STAR ASSOCIATION MEMBER'S LAPEL BADGE Burma vets lapel badge, marked J R GAUNT LONDON to rear. Good condition
BURMA STAR ASSOCIATION MUFTI BADGE Nice enamel/brass mufti. Pin back.
BUTTON HOLE RIBBON - HINDENBURG / RUSSIAN FRONT Nice example and unusual ribbon bar Rolled up ribbons on a button. Hindenburg X with swords for combatants and Eastern Front ribbon. V.G.C.
BYRON SCOTTISH PIPERS CAP BADGE (AUSTRALIAN ARGYLLS) - STOKES None nicer than this. Mint condition and with heavy chromed finish as worn by pipers. "STOKES" marked to rear as it should be. 3 lugs. The Byron Scottish are part of the Royal New South Wales Rgt. and are affiliated to The Argyll & Sutherland Hldrs. and wear the Argylls kilt on ceremonial occasions.
C.1860 VICTORIAN INVERNESS SILVER SKEAN DHU - JAMES FERGUSON Beautiful earlyInverness silver mounted skean dhu circa 1859 by James Ferguson. Silver with unusual Celtic pattern and in excellent condition. Bog oak silver studded handle . Brown leather scabbard in VGC. Lovely script on the back " ALISTER Mc ALISTER FROM THE MURRAY OF HARRIS. " Blade with sweat pitting to one side and etched with " James Ferguson - inverness". Skean dhus like this rarely crop up and I like the shorter handle which allows the silver to be shown as opposed to being hidden beneath the sock line.
C.I.V. CITY OF LONDON IMPERIAL VOLUNTEERS - OFFICERS SILVER H/M SWAGGER STICK Incredibly rare, possibly the only one out there. Bold statement you may think but this unit would have at best 200 officers and they existed for less than a year it stands to reason. Reduced to sell, you will not find another ! Silver topped cane with Regimental Insignia and C.I.V.. Hallmarks for London 1900. Not suffering from the usual rubbing and denting and nice straight cane still with it's brass tip. Read below to see background on this unit, raised purely for the Boer War and lasting less than a year with under 2,000 men. This has to be just about the rarest walking out cane there is ! V.G.C. City of London Imperial Volunteers From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The City of London Imperial Volunteers (CIV) was a British corps of volunteers during the Second Boer War. After the outbreak of the Second Boer War in October 1899, volunteer corps were established in most counties of the United Kingdom to provide officers and men for service in South Africa. A corps of Imperial volunteers to be raised an equipped by the City of London was authorized by Royal Warrant dated 24 December 1899 with the name City of London Imperial Volunteers. The corps included an infantry division, a mounted infantry division, and a field battery (artillery) division. The infantry and mounted infantry divisions were composed of about 1,400 men recruited mainly from existing volunteer regiments in London and Middlesex, while the artillery division was composed of about 150 men recruited from the Honourable Artillery Company and the City of London Artillery. All the officers and men received the Freedom of the City of London before departure.[1][2] Most of the men proceeded to South Africa in January and February 1900, returned in October the same year, and was disbanded 1 December 1900. Colonel William Mackinnon served as Colonel commandant of the corps, with Major Gilbert McMicking in charge of the Field Battery, Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Cecil Cholmondeley in charge of Mounted Infantry, and Arnold Keppel, Earl of Albemarle in charge of Infantry.[3] Field Marshal Lord Roberts was Honorary Colonel.
CALGARY HIGHLANDERS. POST '52 CAP BADGE Very nice Queens Crown 3 part example. Most bronze finish remaining.
CAMERON HLDRS. SGIAN DHU Regimental pattern sgian dhu. Studded hand carved handle with Sphinx Battle Honour. Gilded fittings. Real stone to pommel.Thistle pattern to handle lower mount. Pebbled leather covered wood scabbard. Clipped back blade. Beautiful and wearable.
CAMERON HIGHLANDER RARE CHOCOLATE COLOURED BADGE Very rare short lived badge used briefly after the introduction of Khaki. " Chocolate" finish over brass. Shaped to possibly fit round hackle? Good example and retaining almost all it's original finish. Circa 1900-1903.
CAMERON HIGHLANDER SWEETHEART BROOCH ON ORIGINAL BOARD Beautiful wartime silver and enamel Cameron Hldrs. sweetheart brooch. Still remarkably on it's original sales card. Excellent condition.
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS 1916 DATED O/R'S SERVICE DRESS TUNIC Rare S.D. tunic as issued to highland regiments in the great war. Large size for WW1. Being as per the original paper label "5'7" to 5'8" - 37/38 chest and 32 waist". Label also dated 1916. Original insignia comprising brass "CAMERON" shoulder titles, regimental buttons, slip over division slides (possibly for Salonika), Lanyard, overseas chevrons, long service stripes, 3 brass wound stripes L/CPL chevrons. Some moth (see photos) to front but overall very good. A very striking tunic complete with it's cream interior for WW1 and obviously having belonged to a front line soldier.
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS CHOCOLATE COLOURED BRONZE BADGE Early badge issued in conjunction with the introduction of khaki. Due to unpopularity with the troops these badges were subsequently very short lived and are quite rare. Retains most of it's chocolate brown finish and is well detailed.Short round lugs. V.G.C.
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS O/R'S OR DRUMMERS BELT BUCKLE Nice vintage larger size o/r's or drummers waist belt plate. Measures 3 and a half by 4 and a half inches. Uncleaned but will come up nicely if desired. Badge with Waterloo as opposed to Cameron correct for waist belt. No rubbing or damage to centre.
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS COLLAR BADGE - LUDLOW Good WW1 example retaining almost all of it's frosted silver finish. Detail is very sharp and has a diamond cut glitter to it. Mkd. Ludlow London to rear.
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS CROSS BELT BADGE This is one that does'nt quite fir the criteria of badge. Same size as a plaid brooch but with 3 screw posts to rear for fixing to a cross belt. Beautiful thistle wreath in high relief. Nickel silver. V.G.C..
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE WW1 officers unmarked cast silver badge. Superb detail. Silver lugs to rear.
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SILVER PLAID BROOCH A beautiful unmarked silver example. Cracking details. Good original pin to rear. As nice as they come.
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PLAID BROOCH Nice nickel silver example. Age toned. Well detailed. Stout pin and hook. Badly impressed jewellers tablet ( indistinct ). V.G.C.
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS RING Beautiful silver ring in Art Deco style. Very heavy , chunky. Pinky size. Nice hand engraved St. Andrew within wreath with CAMERON scroll below.Nice raised motif to shanks. Regimental rings are rare. Circa WW1. V.G.C.
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS SPORRAN BADGE Early type sporran badge. Very sharp detail , die struck. Correct broad single brass fixing to rear. V.G.C.
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS VICTORIAN OFFICERS DIRK BELT PLATE. Beautiful detail belt plate. Burnished brass curved belt plate with silver St. Andrew surrounded by thistle wreath. Detail on this one is exquisite. Rare.
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS VICTORIAN PLAID BROOCH Nice nickel silver pipers/Sgt.'s post 1881 example. Beautiful detail especially to thistles. Good stout pin. Light rubbing to lettering otherwise A.1..
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS VICTORIAN SPORRAN BADGE Great detail early sporran badge. Size 5 cm diameter approx.. Correct blade (lug) to rear.
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS VINTAGE CAR MASCOT Good example of a Camerons car mascot. Very difficult to find and condition is good. Made by BEAULAH
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS WW1 NAMED PLAID BROOCH Nice attributable piece. Nickel silver . Nicely fretted. The back makes this one. Engraved " No. 1 " to top with a number 4 hand applied next to it. To the bottom engraving with " SERGTS MESS - DEPOT - CAMERON HDR's " Rare with markings. Period replaced pin. V.G.C.
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS WW2 PLASTIC ECONOMY CAP BADGE One of the rare plastics. This one with no distortion or flaking. Blades good. Maker mkd. A. Stanley & Sons Wallsall and also has a part no. 113 A - 1 -2 V.G.C.
CAMERON HLDRS . ASH TRAY / PIN DISH Nice aluminium ash tray with cap badge style Camerons badge standing out in relief. Same size as a cap badge. Cherry blossom type design to outer rim. V.G.C.
CAMERON HLDRS . ASH TRAY PIN DISH Nice aluminium ash tray with cap badge style Camerons badge standing out in relief. Same size as a cap badge. Cherry blossom type design to outer rim. V.G.C.
CAMERON HLDRS CAP BADGE/ BELT BUCKLE Good die struck cap badge fashioned into a buckle by the attaching of brass belt fixings to the rear.
CAMERON HLDRS H/M SILVER OFFICERS CAP BADGE Beautiful badge in rare Edinburgh silver with H/M/ for 1916. Lovely detail, cast silver with maker marked "H.T.". Now virtually impossible to find WW1 silver badges.
CAMERON HLDRS LAPEL BADGE Good detail brass/enamel lapel badge. Strap with " QUEENS OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS". Enamel good, original pin and hook.. Modest price
CAMERON HLDRS O/R'S CAP BADGE Very well detailed o/r's badge. As nice as they come (Cheaper than Charlies).
CAMERON HLDRS OFFICERS PAGRI BADGE Heavy cast silver/silver plate. Very sharp detail to thistle wreaths and St. Andrew. Slider to back for pagri. No rubbing or damage. VGC.
CAMERON HLDRS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Beautiful early cast nickel silver example. Outer edge with lovely thistle pattern in relief. Tail down sphinx. Stout original pin and hook to rear. Pipers initials "A.W." scratched to rear Lovely .
CAMERON HLDRS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH _ TAIL UP Very heavy cast nickel silver example, this one with the "Tail up". Beautifully detailed thistle quoit with thistles in high relief. Original stout pin and hook to rear. Lovely example.
CAMERON HLDRS SGIAN DHU Regimental pattern sgian dhu. Studded hand carved handle with Sphinx Battle Honour. Gilded fittings. Real stone to pommel.Thistle pattern to handle lower mount. Some polishing to top mount. Pebbled leather covered wood scabbard. Clipped back blade. Beautiful and wearable.
CAMERON HLDRS SILVER PLATED CAP BADGE Good post 1902 Cameron badge. This one silver plated with plated lugs. Nicely detailed. V.G.C.
CAMERON HLDRS VICTORIAN OFFICERS POUCH/SPORRAN BADGE Cast silver plated example with lovely fretting. 2 original screw posts to rear. Superb detail.
CAMERON HLDRS VICTORIAN COLLAR BADGE Rare Victorian crown example of an o/r's white metal collar. Near mint
CAMERON HLDRS WW1 PERIOD OFFICERS/PIPERS SKEAN DHU Good example of an early Camerons black knife.Studded Bog oak handle with silver sphinx. Foiled citrine to top.Good scabbard leather. Blade with some darkening but no rot or rust. Rare
CAMERON HLDRS WW1 SHOULDER TITLES - PAIR Hard to get now as most crop up singly. Good condition , hexagonal lugs.
CAMERON HLDRS. 1917 H/M SILVER OFFICERS CAP BADGE Beautiful example by TBW (T.B. WILKINS). Birmingham hallmarks for 1917. Detail astounding on this one. Look at the face and thistles, stunning . No rubbing or wear. Left uncleaned as found but will clean up beautifully if desired. Good clear hallmarks and jewellers tablet to rear. V.G.C.
CAMERON HLDRS. BRASS ECONOMY BADGE Unusual cap badge in brass. Remains of a gilded finish. 3 lugs. Sharp die struck detail. Other than the finish loss condition is good. Lugs slightly pinched.
CAMERON HLDRS. IN THEATRE MADE CAST CAP BADGE Scarce sand cast example with good detail. Quite heavy. Cast badges were usually In Theatre made. This one has been cast from a good quality badge as the facial features and thistles are very sharp.
CAMERON HLDRS. INSCRIBED PLAID BROOCH Very nice detail plaid brooch in nickel silver. What makes this one is the inscription on the back. "Sergts. Mess, Depot, Cameron Hldrs" Also, "N (number ) 2. A further hand mkd. "4". Pin replaced period although it would be easy to have a more substantial pin fitted because of the hinge arrangement if desired. Super piece.
CAMERON HLDRS. OFFICERS BELT BUCKLE Nice example . Silver St. Andrew within thistle spray on a gilded back plate. Female part present. Uncleaned silver with black age patina but will clean up nicely if desired. Scarce. V.G.C.
CAMERON HLDRS. OFFICERS BRONZE CAP BADGE - PRE 1881 Good example of this scarce badge. still retains most of it's bronze finish. Well detailed. Short lugs. V.G.C.
CAMERON HLDRS. OFFICERS SMALL SIZE SILVER CAP BADGE Beautifully detailed Victorian era cap badge,Unmarked silver. Similiar size to sporran badge. Excellent
CAMERON HLDRS. OFFICERS VICTORIAN PLAID BROOCH Superb high quality silvered example with extra fretting as per officers pattern. This one has excellent detail to the thistle wreath which also has very high relief. Original stout pin and hook to the back. I've left this one uncleaned and as found, will polish up beautifully if desired. 100% original as usual
CAMERON HLDRS. OFFICERS VICTORIAN SHOULDER BELT PLATE Superb example. Gilt seeded back plate with well detailed parts to front. Good hooks and studs to rear. No rubbing or damage. As nice as they come.
CAMERON HLDRS. PAGRI BADGE Good example converted to pin back for use on the sun helmet. Period pin and hook. Very well detailed strike. Scarce.
CAMERON HLDRS. PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Good silver frosted example with almost all it's frosting present. Stout pin to reverse. Very striking. Good price.
CAMERON HLDRS. PRE CRIMEA OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Very rare and in excellent condition. Oval plate with thistle below large Victorian crown. Correct pin and 2 studs to rear. From a very old collection.
CAMERON HLDRS. SERGEANTS SILVER PLATED CAP BADGE Beautifully detailed cast badge. finely detailed thistles and extra fretting below St. Andrews feet. Lovely rare badge which seldom turns up.
CAMERON HLDRS. SILVER SWEETHEART Largish sweetheart with very good detail. Stamped " STERLING " to rear.Top quality example.
CAMERON HLDRS. TERRITORIAL OFFICERS DIRK BELT Very rare late Victorian / WW1 dirk belt and buckle for a Territorial officer. Reversed format from Regular Btns. with silver bullion thistle pattern brocade as opposed to gold and the buckle is a gilded St. Andrew on a silver background, the reverse of Regular Btns. Condition is very good. Black Morocco leather backing. Good heavy well detailed buckle.
CAMERON HLDRS. VICTORIAN / WW1 OFFICERS DIRK BELT & BUCKLE The most beautiful dirk belt I have ever had the pleasure of owning. Beautiful heavy bullion thistle pattern on velvet background standing in high relief. The thistle heads stand out in higher relief giving the whole belt a beautiful 3 D effect. Black Morocco leather to the inside. Heavy gilt buckle with silver superbly detailed St Andrew to centre. Very rare
CAMERON HLDRS. VICTORIAN VOLUNTEERS DIRK BELT PLATE Lovely 3 piece example with 2 piece silver centre. Curved backing plate. Well detailed St. Andrew surrounded by superbly detailed separate thistle wreath.Original fixing pins to reverse. All in silver as per Volunteer pattern. High quality .
CAMERON HLDRS. WW1 GLAZED PLATE Very nice glazed plate with Camerons device to centre . Very attractive with sharp bright colours. 2 holes for wall hanging at the top. Good condition. Measures approx. 8 and a half by 7 and a half inches.
CAMERON/SEAFORTH OR GORDON HIGHLANDERS BRASS CAR MASCOT Rare early brass car radiator mascot of highland soldier in early fighting order holding his rifle in front of him. Some dents to round base lip otherwise good and has been on a car . Mounted on an old trophy cup wooden stand.
CAMERONANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES) MATCHED COLLAR PAIR Lovely matching blackened brass collars. Well detailed. 2 lugs.Facing pair . Cast. V.G.C.
CAMERONANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) OFFICERS PAGRI BADGE Scottish Rifles, Cameronians post 1881 officers pagri badge. Unmarked silver . Die-struck mullet on scroll. Long silvered slider. Left with it's dark finish but will clean up beautifully if desired. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
CAMERONANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) PIPERS CAP BADGE Nice condition, no rubbing or damage. Correct 3 lugs to rear. V.G.C.
CAMERONIAN (SCOTTISH RIFLES) COLLAR PAIR Nice matched pair of these now very difficult to obtain collars. Blackened brass and retaining most of their original finish. North and south lugs, not later single post. V.G.C.
CAMERONIAN (SCOTTISH RIFLES) OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Nice example of officer/SGT.'s cast badge. Unmarked cast silver. Some polish to the high points. Pin back.
CAMERONIAN (SCOTTISH RIFLES) SGT. CAP BADGE Very nice example.Large size as worn by sgt's and officers. Nickel silver. Uncleaned and nicely toned. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
CAMERONIAN 4V (4TH VOLUNTEER BTN.) CAP BADGE Good example of this rare badge. Lugs slightly bent otherwise VGC
CAMERONIAN SGT'S CAP BADGE Large size badge for Sgt. Nice age toning. 2 lugs to rear.
CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) LAPEL BADGE Small size lapel badge. Marked "LONDON BADGE" at rear.Chromed. Nice detail.
CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) CAST SERGEANT'S BADGE Cast " Been There" example. There were usually made in theatre by local artisans and as such are scarce.Likely the soldier has seen action in India or North Africa/ Middle East. Circa WW1/WW2. Sand cast and substantial. Has had the lugs resoldered during it's working life . This has been soldier done as they have been crudely reapplied there is a lot of old lead solder residue. Small area of finish loss on the star. Good detail and not rubbed. Good honest example in the larger size for sgts. and officers.
CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) KILT SWEETHEART Very nice example of a kilt sweetheart circa WW1. Regimental tartan and correct sporran configuration. Silver cantle with brass plate with "Scottish Rifles" in blue. Original pin to back. Good complete one this and not tired like most available these days.
CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) OFFICERS H/M SILVER BADGE Beautifully detailed large badge for either the Home Service helmet or officers cross belt. Detail is very sharp. Heavy cast silver. No rubbing or damage. Silver hallmarks for Birmingham 1910, located bottom thistle tip on right side as you look at the badge. 4 screw posts to back with their original tightening nuts. V.G.C.
CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) PIPERS GLENGARRY Dark green glengarry as worn by Cameronians. Black touree. Fitted with nice old w/m 3 lug pipers badge and has never had the standard badge. Large size.58/59 Mint hardly used condition.
CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) SILVER H/M CAP BADGE Beautiful example by B & P (Brent & Parker) with Birmingham hallmarks for 1897. Retaining both of the original silver lug fittings - these each hallmarked, and complete with a cotter pin for mounting. PROVENANCE: Christies, Knightsbridge, London, Lot 202 . Sold with original lot label. Mint.
CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) SILVER/ENAMEL SWEETHEART This a very striking and unusual example. Blue enamel with no damage with " CAMERONIANS " to top and mullet and strung bugle below. To the rear clearly impressed " Sterling Silver ". Original pin and hook. V.G.C.
CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) VOLUNTEER OFFICERS POUCH BADGE Lovely example of a post 1901 die stamped silver plated pouch badge as worn by Volunteer Battalions. Very well detailed. Three lugs to the reverse. VGC.
CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) WW1 CAP BADGE Lovely age toned example. Well detailed die struck.
CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) WW2 CAP BADGE C/W PATCH Nice as they come badge and still with it's original Regimental tartan patch as worn on the Tam O Shanter. Scarce with the tartan patch.
CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES) O/R'S CAP BADGE Nice example in polished finish possibly chromed. Good detail. V.G.C.
CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES) PIPERS CAP BADGE Nice original of this much faked badge. Uncleaned with nice toning. Old polish residue to rear. 2 lugs. Worn only by regimental pipers.
CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) SILVER OFFICER'S BADGE Very nice die struck example in unmarked silver so issue , not private purchase. Larger size as worn by officers and Snco's. Well detailed with a lot of black age patina. Will clean up nicely if desired. V.G.C.
CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) GLENGARRY Nice clean example by Leckie of Glasgow and with W.D. arrow. Original to it o/r's cap badge. Correct rifle green colour with black touree. Size 6 and 6 eighths, approx a 55. The Cameronians were disbanded in the 1960's although I believe a small Territorial unit continued to wear their cap badge until a later date. Scarce
CAMERONIANS (Scottish Rifles) H/M SILVER OFFICERS GLENGARRY BADGE Fine & chunky example. Hall mark silver Birmingham 1915 by (B & P). Lovely sharp details. 2 silver lugs to the rear.
CAMERONIANS (Scottish Rifles) H/M SILVER OFFICERS GLENGARRY BADGE A fine hall marked silver example. Hall marked Birmingham 1909 by (F&S) stamps to front. Lovely sharp detail. 2 original lugs re-soldered to rear.
CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) HM SILVER OFFICERS GLENGARRY BADGE Very fine hallmarked Birmingham 1914 silver examples by B&P. Lovely retailer tablet by Andersons & son Edinburgh to rear. Good detail. 2 sliver lugs.
CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) PIPERS WAIST BELT PLATE Fine example in polished white metal. O /R's , pipers and drummers. V.G.C.
CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) SGT. CAST CAP BADGE Circa 1900 Good cast example in nickel. Heavy. Nicely detailed with no rubbing or damage. Large size as per officers and SNCO's V.G.C.
CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) VICTORIAN SWAGGER STICK Very nice example from around 1900. Nickel top with nice Regimental detail standing in high relief. Victorian crown. Surprisingly undented with only 2 small dents to the back. Blackened wood shaft retaining almost all it's finish and still with the original brass tip. V.G.C.
CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) WW2 BATTLEDRESS COMBINATION Good removed from uniform example of the post 1940 battldress combination. Comprises 1st pattern 5th Division white "Y" on brown cloth, printed cotton. Wool green infantry stripe and Cameronians tartan patch. All mounted on battledress cloth. This piece of cloth has WD arrow and "302" to rear in white. This is a rare combination and 100% wartime original. I am now starting to see spurious combinations on post war cloth turning up on flea bay, this one however is from a large old collection I'm working through.
CAMERONIANS BRASS CAP BADGE Early blackened brass example. Die struck. Well detailed. Old pink polish residue to back. V.G.C. Scarce
CAMERONIANS EDINBURGH SILVER HALLMARKED OFFICERS BADGE- ANDERSON Nice heavy cast badge, Approx. 51 grams. Anderson, Glasgow and Edinburgh tablet to back. Edinburgh silver hallmarks. The date letter is unclear. The sheild is dated from 1902-1930. It is likey be WW1 or before. No rubbing or damage. Uncleaned but will come up beautifully if desired. V.G.C.
CAMERONIANS OFFICERS CROSS BELT FURNITURE - SILVER H/M Scottish Rifles (Cameronians): Officers silver shoulder belt ornamental furniture, comprising beautifully detailed ornate boss with separately applied China 'Dragon' & Battle Honours. Pharoahs head whistle with superb detail and holder with laurel leafs in high relief and sphinx's the same. Full length silver chains. Birmingham hallmarks for (1913) and maker mkd. "J & CO." (Jennens). Matching set with all hallmarks corresponding. The boss has 16 battle honour titles through to and including the South African War, with silver 'Dragon' for China, this attached by the 3 x long chains to the whistle. The insignia all with their original post Provenance: Christies, Knightsbridge, London, Lot 202 (Part), 23 November 2011. Sold with lot label.
CAMERONIANS PIPERS BADGE Good genuine example. White metal. Correct 3 lugs to rear. Circa WW1/WW2. V. G. C.
CAMERONIANS SCOTTISH RIFLES WW2 GLENGARRY Very good example of this scarce glengarry. Correct Rifle Green with black touree. Good size 56/57. Original to it o/r's badge. Remains of round paper size label as found on period examples. Long tails. No moth or damage. V.G.C.
CAMERONIANS SCOTTISH RIFLES) 1938 OFFICERS EDINBURGH SILVER CAP BADGE As nice as they come. Top example by Anderson of Edinburgh and with Edinburgh silver hallmarks for 1938. Jewellers tablet to rear. No wear or damage. Lovely detail.
CAMERONS OF CANADA 1940 DATED TAM O SHANTER Very nice example with Canadian makers details and 1940 date. Correct blue touree and cap badge with regimental tartan patch.No moth or damage , good size 56/57. Scarce
CANADIAN - LORD STRATHCONAS HORSE OFFICERS SILVER H/M CAP BADGE - KOREA Stunning badge in Diamond Cut silver with B/ham hallmarks for 1952 and J.R.Gaunt marked. Mint condition with silver lugs. Great detail and very glittery finish. Kings Cown. The LSH (Royal Canadians ) served in Korea from 1951 to 1953 as part of the 25th Canadian Inf. Bge. equipped with Sherman tanks.
CANADIAN - THE ARGYLL LIGHT INFANTRY OF WW2 CAP BADGE Heavy cast example in brass or bronze, possibly for officers. Nice age patina. 2 lugs to reverse. Nice depth to the detail. Scarce
CANADIAN ARMOUR CORPS CAP BADGE Nice looking post '52 example. Lovely detail with slider back.
CANADIAN BULLION SHOULDER TITLE - PAIR Nice matched pair of Canada titles. Heavy bullion wire on khaki.
CANADIAN LEGION OF FRONTIERSMEN COLLAR PAIR Nice matched set of collars . No rubbing or damage. Paramilitary force. V.G.C.
CARMERON HLRS. OFFICERS CAST SILVER FEATHER BONNET BADGE Lovely well detailed officers badge in unmarked silver. Longer loops for use on the feather bonnet. Uncleaned with dark age patina. Will clean up nicely if desired. V.G.C.
CHANNEL ISLAND TRANSITIONAL CAMO HELMET Another from my personal collection. Correct green with black splotch sprayed camo. ?L64 shell. Pigskin liner with 3 tongue ends detached but present, attached to original drawstring. Owners name "EHRET" applied to apron and liner. Found in Jersey after the war. Rare 2nd line troops helmet.
CHESHIRE REGIMENT WW2 BANDMASTERS CAP BADGE Beautiful badge just purchased from the family. Formerly the property of Ernest Martin the bandmaster of the regiment in WW2. Unmarked silver and gilt. Green enamel behind the gilded centre. Very well detailed. Long blades to back. Uncleaned, as it came from the house. Ernest Martin was the bandmaster with both the Cheshires and the Green Howards. Lovely attributed piece.
CHESHIRE REGIMENT WW2 BANDMASTERS CAP BADGE- ATTRIBUTED One of 2 cap badges from the family of Ernest Martin bandmaster of the Cheshire Regiment and at one time the Green Howards during WW2. Bronze officers badge with good detail. Period re affixed lugs. Nice attributed piece
CHESHIRE RGT CAP BADGE Good example on slider. V.G.C.
CHINESE CULTURAL REVOLUTION 1967 PROPAGANDA POSTER - LONG LIVE CHAIRMAN MAO CELEBRATION 1967 Central government celebrating chairman Mao's birthday propaganda poster. Reads, "The great leader, great supreme commander, great teacher, great helmsman. Long live, long live chairman Mao". Size 76 X 52 cm approx.
CHINESE CULTURAL REVOLUTION 4.22 GUANGXI BINYANG RED GUARD'S ARM BAND 4.22 is Good example with Chairman Mao's printed profile. Stamped Guangxi headquarters.
CHINESE CULTURAL REVOLUTION 4.22 GUANGXI BINYANG RED GUARD'S ARM BAND Original Red Guard armband. Good image of Mao. Breakaway group , wiped out by the mainstream Red Guard. Rare
CHINESE CULTURAL REVOLUTION CHAIRMAN MAO LAPEL BADGE Scarce these days even in China! Mint condition. Reads "Long Life, Great Leader - Chairman Mao". Undamaged enamel. Large size approx. 39 mm diameter. V.G.C.
CHINESE CULTURAL REVOLUTION CHINA RECORD Straight out of mainland China ,Cultural Revolution record disc of poems and songs dedicated to Chairman Mao. 33 and a third RPM so you can playing along with your Deep Purple L.P.' s, gives you 2 different colours ! This one is of course red ! Floppy disc format. Excellent condition.
CHINESE CULTURAL REVOLUTION PROPAGANDA COLLECTION 1 92 pages of all the classic anti Western posters produced by Mao's regime. Scarce
CHINESE CULTURAL REVOLUTION PROPAGANDA POSTER - Chinease cultural revolution propaganda poster. Circa 1967-70. "Yi Dai Tian Jiao" God's favoured one, normally use to describe Genghis Kan. Here is the title for chairman Mao. Size 76 X 52 cm approx.
CHINESE CULTURAL REVOLUTION PROPAGANDA POSTER - 18TH ANNIVERSARY OF P.R.O.C. 6 political figures celebrating 18th annversery of People Republic of China following chairman Mao's revolution forever. Size 76 X 52 cm approx.
CHINESE CULTURAL REVOLUTION RED GUARD'S ARM BAND Stamped "Beijing Tiananmen Red Guard head quarters " Good original piece straight from Mainland China. Scarce being to Tianamen Square. Couple of ink stains otherwise VGC.
CHROMED ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. CAP BADGE WW2 Cracking badge of the thin type sometimes produced in WW1. This however was worn in WW2 by an officer from Falkirk and was purchased from his daughter and worn by me on such occasions as the Edinburgh Tattoo and the Queen Mothers funeral among other events. Chrome in excellent condition.
CHROMED ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND PIPERS / DRUMMERS BADGE Longer lugs for feather bonnet as favoured by pipe band drummers. Heavy chrome. V.G.C.
CITY OF EDINBURGH & MIDLOTHIAN RIFLE ASSOC. PRIZE MEDAL Good condition bronze medal as issued to Rifle Volunteers who won prizes on this contest instituted in 1863. Good condition
CITY OF EDINBURGH BOMBER SQUADRON PIPERS BADGE - C.1930-50 A super rare badge circa 1930-1950. Badge would appear to be copper. Nice detail with Edinburgh castle surmounted by RAF eagle. Scrolls below with “CITY OF EDINBURGH BOMBER SQUADRON”. Lovely age patina. Top and bottom lugs, top absent.
CITY OF GLASGOW WHISTLE Nicely marked up Thunderer style whistle. Chromed brass. Some finish loss where it's been held and also blown.
CLACKMANNAN COY. ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. TITLE - RARE Very rare title for the admin coy. of the Argylls. Brass. Hexagonal lugs. Super rare to a small company. WW1 or earlier.
COASTAL ARTILLERY BELT AND BUCKLE Scarce item. Buckle still retaining a large percentage of it's dark blue finish. Maker mkd. "J F S ". "M4/25". Belt also stamped but details are unclear. Very nice.
COLDSTREAM GUARDS LOT Nice lot mounted on a hanging board. Measures 7½ inches by 5½, Cloth inisgnia, brass buttons, all mounted on a piece of regimental scarlet tunic.
COLLECTING THE EDGED WEAPONS OF THE 3RD REICH - TOM JOHNSON- C/W SET SIGNED The complete set of 8 volumes, the first not even opened and also the Cross Index. All good condition with their dust jackets. Two copies are signed, Vol.6 and Vol. 8, the latter is also numbered 563. Post not cheap, books are.
COLLECTION OF ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PERIOD PHOTOS Nice condition collection of 7 Argylls cards and photos. Good shot of 2 Argylls in the Great War c/w kilt aprons and glengarries. Interesting shot of a group in tropical uniform. Great room inspection photo from the Great War and 4 cards of the 1st Btn. in Cairo. All good condition.
COMPETITION SHIELD - HLI VICTORIA CROSS WINNER Super and very rare item. This is a large wooden shield mounted with 15 hallmarked silver shields. What is interesting is that 3 of the shields are attributed to D.F. HUNTER V.C. This soldier won his Victoria Cross in WW1 at Mons while serving with the Highland Light Infantry and this is well documented on line. Largish item measuring 21 by 17 inches approx. Well detailed Artillery device hand carved to centre. Offered cheap and with a substantial value already in the silver. ABSOLUTE STEAL AT THIS REDUCED PRICE
COMPLETE CARD OF 12 ASSMANN DROOP TAIL CAP EAGLES Lovely find, un-issued on original shop card. Card with some foxing otherwise A.1..
CONDOR LEGION SPANISH WOUND BADGE Very sharp detail example retaining most of it's black finish. Swastika standing out in high relief on WW1 style helmet. Bought from Royal Scots vet's son along with other listed items.
CRIMEA - OFFICER SAXE WEIMAR HUSSARS PURSE Very rare item I've had in my collection for a long time. Kid leather purse with red Morocco leather lining.Seperate inside pocket with swing catch. Writing on the outside translates to "HITZOWO - CAPTAIN IN THE GRAND DUKE OF SAXE WEIMAR HUSSARS - REGIMENT NO.12 - SCUTARI". Weimar Hussars were a pro French German unit with some French officers. Very rare piece.
CRIMEAN WAR CLINOMETER BOXED & NAMED Beautiful piece in it's original leather covered case.. This named to the lid in gold. The instrument itself is in excellent condition, twice named to soldier and with nice makers brass plate. V.G.C.
CWC ARMY ISSUED WATCH Genuine issue British army watch circa 1990's. Great movement in these. New battery and army issue strap. V.G.C.
CWC BRITISH ARMY ISSUE WATCH Genuine issue British army watch circa 1990's. Great movement in these. New battery and new army issue strap. VGC
D.A.K. - AFRIKA KORPS HELMET - LIBYA Bought from a Libyan farmer in the 1960's . Definite correct shade of DAK paint. Pitted but solid after it's year exposed to the sun. Large size M40. Rare to get a DAK battlefield relic.
D.V.G. (DEUTSCHER VOLKSGENOSSEN BUND) WESTMARK (LOTHR) MEMBERSHIP BADGE Nice honest example. No damage to enamel. Maker marked M9/312 for Fritz Mannheim G.m.b.H, Kaiserlautern
DAF CAP BADGE - RZM & 357 MKD. Very good example Nice multi piece construction oval badge, 55 x 40 mm approx. gilded brass oval, stamped steel back retaining all it's field grey painted finish. Gold on black rayon machine woven insignia. Brass prongs and fixings. Nicely "RZM" marked. and "Lieferant 357" . As nice as they come this one.
DAF HESSEN 1934 LEATHER DAY BADGE Rare day badge with "DAF HESSEN 1934 - LANDES TREFFEN". Colours good.
DAF WOODEN DAY BADGE 1935 Rare day badge made of wood. Script clear. V.G.C.
DAF/KDF SAARPFALS DAY BADGE Nice tinny with sharp details.
DAK AFRIKA CUFF TITLE Very good example of the cuff title awarded for 6 months or more service in theatre. Mint, full length and in the soft doeskin material. As nice as they come.
DANIEL STEWARTS COLLEGE EDINBURGH OTC BELT & BUCKLE Rare item circa WW1 or earlier. Blue and white elastic belt.Blackened brass buckle with school Coat of Arms to centre. Maker marked at the back of the buckle. A steal at this price. V.G.C.
DESERT RATS - EL ALAMEIN VETS ARMOURED GROUPING An amazing collection of items belonging to Charles A Simmers.Originally from Aberdeen this trooper saw service as a tank man in North Africa, Italy and Germany. During his service he served with different armoured units and there are patches and shoulder slides to them in the group inc. Desert Rat Jerboa, RTR and 4th Indian Brigade shoulder slides.21st Tank Brigade patch mounted on khaki formation sign, RTR cap badge and collar, XRH shoulder title pair, Sharpshooters collar,Alamein vets medal. Also a period photograph of him in uniform in what I suspect is Italy( dated Sept 1943 on back ) and his Soldiers Pay book which is very interesting. All the above in the card ration box it came to me in. Fantastic.
DEUTCH JUGEND 1936 LÜBEN SPORTS DAY BADGE Nice scarce tinny for 1936 Deutch Jugend sportsday in Lüben. Lovely detail.
DEUTSCH ARBEITSFRONT (DAF) PIN Scarce pin. Knurled pin. Marked at rear.
DEUTSCH BLEIBT DIE SAAR 1935 DAY BADGE Good detail die-struck brass tinny. German is the SAAR on the face.
DEUTSCH JUGEND / H.J. 1937 DAY BADGE Silvered die-struck tinny.
DEUTSCHER KRIEGERBUND 1874 - BAYER - MUNICH RIBBON TINNY A very high quality tinny by Deschler & son of Munich. Good solid example with good ribbon. Beautiful!
DEUTSCHES TURN SPORTS AWARD IN GOLD Super near mint example of this 1913-34 award. Lightweight construction, coke bottle pin. Almost all finish remaining.
DLV CAP INSIGNIA Rare cap device for glider pilot. DLV was the precursor to the Luftwaffe. Circa 1933. Lovely detail with no damage to the enamel. Slight use wear to the high points of silver frosting otherwise V.G.C.. Non maker mkd,
DOLLAR ACADEMY C.C.F. CAP BADGE Lovely white metal example in very nice condition. Sharp detail. 2 lugs to rear.
DOLLAR ACADEMY C.C.F. CAP BADGE Very difficult to find badge. White metal bearing the school Coat of Arms with "D.A." to either side. To the bottom, "C.C.F". V.G.C.
DOLLAR ACADEMY CCF CAP BADGE Mint un-issued condition. Scarce
DOLLAR ACADEMY OTC 1907 BAYONET - ARGYLLS Superb condition. Everything is good on this, blade, scabbard, handle ,frog. Nice clear detail to hilt and Dollar Academy mkd. to pommel. Dollar O.T.C. was overseen by the 7th Argylls. Rare
DRK HEWER Fine non maker marked example. Excellent blade with no darkening or damage. Good grips with none of the usual cracks. Some lifting of finish to left side of crossguard. Original paint to scabbard. Good detail to DRK device.
DRK HEWER Good example with clean blade and undamaged slab grips. Scabbard retaining most of it's original finish. Non maker marked as usual. Good scabbard mounts. Sharp DRK device,all in all, Very Good.
DRL SPORTS BADGE IN GOLD Nice example retaining most original finish. Marked to rear "WEINSTEIN - JENNA - DRGM 352269".
DUBLIN FUSILIERS VICTORIAN FUR CAP GRENADE BADGE Great detail example in brass. 2 long lugs to rear.Dublin coat of arms within fusiliers flaming bomb. Scarce badge from an old collection.
DULWICH COLLEGE LONDON OTC CAP BADGE Correct small size bronze cap badge. K & K vOL. 2 - 2544. Excellent condition.
DULWICH COLLEGE OTC BRONZE CAP BADGE Correct small size cap badge. Blackened bronze. Lugs Top condition. Cheap.
DUMBARTON R.V. ( 9TH A & S.H.) OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH Beautiful example from my own collection. Unmarked silver quoit.3 metal construction. All original . Later became 9th Argylls. Very rare.
DUMBARTON R.V. ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. ) OFFICERS SILVER SHAKO BADGE Fine and rare Victorian officers shako badge. As per o/r's but in silver. Silver stamp to rear. No rubbing or damage. Lugs pinched, otherwise A.1. condition.
DUMBARTON R.V. (ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.) SILVER PLATED GLENGARRY BADGE Good example in die struck silver. Crisp detail in nice relief. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
DUMBARTON R.V. ,ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS SHOULDER TITLES WW1 or earlier shoulder titles. White metal. One "Dumbarton" with hex lugs. The other a set of 3 separate letters, "D.R.V.". They came together so I'm unsure whether they were worn together or more likely separately. Mint condition and very rare.
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLS O/R'S WAIST BELT - 9TH ARGYLLS Very rare belt and buckle set. White buff leather belt with owners initials to inside, still very good condition. Well detailed buckle with Dumbarton Coat of Arms and motto to centre. Roccoco ends.32/34 waist.
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLS OFFICERS FEATHER BONNET BADGE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND Beautiful badge from my own collection. Silver plated with solid gilded centre. Long lugs for feather bonnet.Heavy construction. Rare Dumbarton R.V. became 9th Btn. Argyll and Sutherland Hldrs.
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLS. - 9th ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS COLLARS Super correct facing pair of matched collars bearing the Dumbarton Coat of Arms of elephant and howdah and a scroll bearing the town motto, White metal.Die struck. Nicely detailed DRV became the 9th Argylls after 1881
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLS. - 9TH ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS STICK Another rarity from my own collection being an officers Victorian walking out cane. More substantial that an o/r's and with a weighted top. Below this , very nice rococo style metal work. Dumbarton elephant and howdah in high relief to top. Lovely age toned wooden shaft. Very Rare
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLS. - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. -VICTORIAN SHAKO BADGE. Good solid die struck brass shako badge. Nice slightly curved shaping to suit hat. QVC . Outer strap with " Dumbartonshire Rifle Volunteers with Elephant and Howdah within. V.G.C.
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLS. ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. CAP BADGE Very nice example of an o/r's cap badge in white metal. Solid centre nicely domed out. To the centre the Dumbarton Coat of Arms with elephant and howdah with scroll above with the town motto.Uncleaned with dark toning as it came to me but will clean up nicely if desired.No damage or rubbing. V.G.C. The DRV later became the 9th Argylls.
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLS. ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. COLLAR DOG PAIR Good condition o/r's white metal collars to the DRV. Dumbarton Coat of Arms of Elephant and Howdah. Later become 9th Argylls. V.G.C.
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLS. OFFICERS SHAKO BADGE - 1860-64 Lovely example of this scarce badge. 2 piece blackened and retaining all finish. 2 lugs to each part. Circa 1860 - 64 only. V.G.C.
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLS.( 9th A & S.H.)OFFICERS SKEAN DHU - REGIMENTAL BLADE Very striking and super rare Skean Dhu to the DRV. This one has a beautiful large Regimental device of Elephant and Howdah with Fortitude through Strength motto below. Acid etched blade with "DRV - VR" Silver mounts and great cairngorm to top of bog oak handle. Not cheap but try finding another. 35 years collecting Argylls items and this my first one of these. In 1881 the Dumbarton R.V. became the 9th Argyll & Sutherland Hldrs.
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLUNTEERS CAP BADGE Crisp example with fretted and domed centre. Back with old polish . Nicely toned.
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLUNTEERS CAP/GLENGARRY BADGE Super example of this scarce badge. Lovely grey toning to the front.As per Argylls cap badge but with Dumbarton Coat of Arms to centre. Strap with "DUMBARTONSHIRE VOLUNTEERS" in nice relief. Very good detail. Dumbarton R.V. became the 9th Argyll and Sutherland Hldrs after 1881.
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLUNTEERS GLENGARRY Rare pre WW1 glengarry to D R V who later became the 9th Argylls. Argyll type dicing but slightly smaller. Leather edging. C/w it's original Dumbarton badge. Good size for the period , approx 57. Tails absent V G C
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLUNTEERS OFFICERS DIRK BELT BUCKLE Fine and rare example. Untouched and with it's age patina. Will clean up beautifully if desired. To the top and bottom respectively in gilded metal, the town motto and Dumbarton Volunteers. To the centre Elephant and Howdah in silver over a seeded St. Andrews cross. All original right down to the securing pins on the back. V.G.C.
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLUNTEERS OFFICERS SBP Beautiful silver plated/gilt officers shoulder belt plate. Pre 1908. Town motto and crest of elephant and howda. Very high quality heavy plate and nice gilding, much nicer than the photo ! Uncleaned, as found. Straight from the family so never been offered for sale before.
DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLUNTEERS VICTORIAN FEATHER BONNET BADGE A particularly good o/r's example of this scarce badge. Heavy construction with sharp detail. Long lugs for feather bonnet. As per design of the A& S.H. cap badge but with Dumbarton Coat of Arms of elephant and howdah and Latin motto to centre and outer strap with "DUMBARTONSHIRE VOLUNTEERS". Became the 9th Btn. Argyll and Sutherland Hldrs.
DUMBARTONSHIRE RIFLE VOLS. - OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE - ATTRIBUTED Very nice SBP from the home of Cpt. Lochie of Dumbarton who served in WW1. This came many years ago with other items of his inc. his uniform, glengarry etc. I have decided now to let this piece go. Immaculate with no issues. The pictures say it all.
DUMBARTONSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH Look at this beauty ! 4piece construction. Silver plated quoit with Roccocco design. Thistle wreath with fine detail. Elephant and howdah to centre, this is 2 piece with the front part in burnished brass, again with great detail. Very robust unusual fixings for the thistles and elephant. Rare.
DUMBARTONSHIRE VOLUNTEERS SILVER CAP BADGE Rare cap badge in gilt & silver. Great condition with lovely detail. 2 lugs to rear.
DUNDEE CORPORATION COLLAR BADGE Rare collar. Similar to police badge. Die struck white metal. Rare
DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY - SILVER FROSTED OFFICERS CAP BADGE Lovely badge in mint condition , retains almost all it's silver frosted finish. Very well detailed. Slider.
DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY VICTORIAN SILVER PLATED BUTTON Officers quality button. Jennens London made. Very well detailed. Cheap.
E.N.S.A. ( ENTERTAINMENTS NATIONAL SERVICE ASSOCIATION) - CAP AND COLLARS SET Rare set of matching collars and cap badge. Pin back . V.G.C. The Entertainments National Service Association or ENSA was an organisation set up in 1939 by Basil Dean and Leslie Henson to provide entertainment for British armed forces personnel during World War II.
EARL HAIG 1936 POSTMARKED CARD SENT TO O.B.E.- SUNDAY PICTORIAL Nice card of Douglas Haig in uniform with his medals. This card was sent to prospective customers by the Sunday Pictorial to highlight the resumption of it's publishing in 1936. This one addressed to a Mr. Low O.B.E. and franked for January 1936
EARLY 20TH CENTURY GORDON HIGHLANDERS SILVER SKEAN DHU BY A & J. SMITH ABERDEEN Beautiful Sgian Dhu in rare Aberdeen silver. Maker mkd. to blade and bottom handle mount, " A & J SMITH - ABERDEEN " (Alex and John Smith - 1880 - 1932 ).Mount also stamped " Silver ". Lovely condition with nice foiled citrine on the unique style pedestal used by the Gordons.Bog oak studded handle. Morocco leather covered wood scabbard.
EARLY GERMAN RAD (LABOUR SERVICE) MEMBERSHIP BADGE Very good condtion early example. GES. GESCH marked to rear.
EARLY GLASGOW OTC CAP BADGE Nice early blackened example. Very good condition. 2 lugs to rear.
EARLY ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS CAP BADGE Good quality 2 piece construction. Nicely toned with no rubbing. Slider.
EARLY S A / SS CAP EAGLE - VET BRING BACK Nice original in good condition. Nicely toned with Swaz retaining all black finish. Good prongs to back. Part of a group of items brought back from Hamburg by RTR trooper in WW2.
EARLY SECOND PATTERN F-S KNIFE - NICKEL PLATED During WW 2 the standard finish of second pattern FS knives was all black. Prior to this a limited number of all nickel plated knives were produced to simplify the construction used for the iconic First Pattern Knives and scabbards. After the First Pattern, this is perhaps the rarest of the FS series of knives. This knife was produced between April 1941 and early 1943 and is a superb example of the type. The 6 7/8"" long nickel plated blade is hand drawn and is in excellent condition. The brass hilt and steel crossguard are similarly plated although there are two very small areas of worn plating at the top of the hilt and the button from rubbing on the scabbard. The scabbard is correct for this pattern with a nickel plated chape and the narrow and intact elastic retainer. The sew on tabs have been carefully removed - not torn or cut off - as is often the case. Ref Flook's book British and Commonwealth Military Knives page 58 plate 122 for this pattern. The knife is offered at a modest price for an example of this quality and rarity.
EARLY WW2 GERMAN SILVER GRADE INFANTRY ASSAULT BADGE Early scarce silver plated tombac example. Nice age toning. Original pin & hook. One looker.
EARLY WW2 SEAFORTH HLDRS. OFFICERS DECALLED TOMMY HELMET Extremely rare helmet used very early in the war by officers. Coloured officers cap badge device in the form of a decal / transfer. Shell with rust spotting. Liner and chin strap good. Gold /red /blue decal in good condition.
EAST LOTHIAN YEOMANRY CAVALRY OFFICERS EPAULETTE Beautifully constructed epaulette to this unit circa 1797 to 1888.Gilded chains with no damage. Silver beautifully detailed unit cypher within a laurel wreath on gilded bck plate. Rear has it's original red melton cloth and with it's 4 loop fixings present. Top quality item in excellent all original condition. I've seen the cypher on it's own for £180 so this is a low price for such a rare item in this condition.
EAST LOTHIAN YEOMANRY CAVALRY OFFICERS HELMET PLATE Very striking 2 piece example of this exceedingly rare 2nd pattern helmet plate. Silver plated beautifully fretted thistle wreath surmounted by crown. The detail on the thistles/leaves is outstanding and with no rubbing or damage. Gilded strap with motto this seperately applied with 4 thin pins. 3 absent but would be easily replaced. Inside the raised strap is a Star of the Order of the Thistle with LACESSIT motto. To the centre is a unit cypher. The back has 3 screw posts.Large size, approx 5 " by 4" inches. Considering the age, this unit only existed 1797 to 1888, the H.P. is in very good order , the only slight issue being the the pins need re applied for the raised silver strap, an easy job for any jeweller. This is the officer pattern the o/r's being brass and much less elaborate than this .
EAST LOTHIAN YEOMANRY CAVALRY OFFICERS HELMET PLATE Truly a thing of beauty ! Officers example in silver & gilt. 6 piece construction with separately applied scrolls and motto as well as a backing plate on the central cypher. No rubbing twisting or damage. 3 screw posts to rear. Uncleaned as it came to me but would come up a treat if desired. Very well detailed. Circa 1797 - 1888 Rare
EAST SURREY RGT. VICTORIAN BRONZE OFFICERS CAP BADGE Good example retaining a good percentage of it's bronze finish to front and almost all to the back. Loss tends to be to the high points through cleaning. Victorian crown. Old pink polish residue to back.
EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT WW1 LAPEL BADGE Nice little brass/enamel sweetheart. Button hole fixing. V.G.C.
EDINBURGH CITY POLICE MOUNTED SECTION STAVE Rare piece in great condition. Black lacqured shaft with Edinburgh Coat of Arms and motto. Band with " City Police Mounted " Small section and subsequently a rare item. Measures approx. 2 feet long. V.G.C.
EDINBURGH - WW2 AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE SLEEVE BADGE Rare to get an Edinburgh attributed example. Red on black. Removed from uniform. V.G.C.
EDINBURGH ACADEMY OFFICER TRAINING CORPS CAP BADGE Good w/m example. Homer ( not Simpson ) head to centre with Greek text within a laurel wreath. K & K Vol. 2 no. 2547 V.G.C.
EDINBURGH ACADEMY OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Probably the rarest badge I’ve ever owned being a privately jeweller made unmarked silver example. Jewellers tablet for “R.W. FORSYTH LTD. EDINBURGH & GLASGOW”. Good detail. Silver lugs. A must for the top end Scottish / OTC collector.
EDINBURGH ACADEMY OTC BADGE Rare badge. Nice detail. Mint.
EDINBURGH ACADEMY OTC CAP BADGE This being the type with the larger Homer head. Great condition. Nice toning.
EDINBURGH ACADEMY SILVER OFFICERS BADGE - FORSYTH Rare officers example in unmarked silver. Retailers tablet to the back " R.W.Forsyth Ltd. Edinburgh & Glasgow ". Silver lugs.Sharp detail. V.G.C.
EDINBURGH CITY ARTILLERY VOLUNTEERS GRENADE PLUME HOLDER Rare other ranks die-struck white metal grenade plume holder of distinctive pattern, the raised centre with the Arms of the City in high relief within a strap ‘Edinburgh City Artillery’ and an ornate scroll to the base with ‘Volunteers’, complete with plume holder and two wire loops, very good condition with age toning. No rubbing or damage.
EDINBURGH CITY POLICE - CONSTABLE MERITS SLEEVE BADGE Very rare badge with early number to back. Nickel silver. Edinburgh Coat of Arms to centre. V.G.C.
EDINBURGH CITY POLICE - MERIT CONSTABLES NUMBERED SLEEVE BADGE Very rare attributable badge. Never had one but got 2 from completely different sources in 2 days ! Nickel silver, cast construction . Numbered on the back 186, low number. , researchable. Good condition with Edinburgh Coat of Arms to centre. Some polishing to the high points . 4 brass loops to rear.
EDINBURGH OTC KINGS CROWN SPORRAN BADGE Scarce wartime sporran badge. Shield with Saltire superimposed with thistle, open book and castles.White metal . Excellent with nice patina
EDINBURGH RIFLES 2ND VOLUNTEER CORPS HELMET PLATE ( ROYAL SCOTS ) Very rare and in excellent condition. White metal with very sharp detail and no rubbing. 3 loops to reverse. Circa 1885.
EDINBURGH TRANSPORT DRIVER CAP BADGE Rare badge in heavy chrome plate. Very sharply die struck. Edinburgh Coat of Arms. Lettering and castle in relief. Silver lugs. Excellent.
EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY O.T.C. SHOULDER TITLE Good example in very good condition.
EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY O.T.C. WW2 COLLAR BADGES - MATCHED PAIR Beautiful pair of matched collars. Kings crown.
EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY OTC - QUEEN'S CROWN PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Post '52 pipers plaid brooch. Chrome quoit with Unit badge to the centre. Stout pin and hook to rear. Near mint. Difficult to obtain as this is a small unit.
EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY OTC SHOULDER TITLE Good example with backng plate. V.G.C..
EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY OTC SPORRAN BADGE Scarce Kings Crown pre 1952 badge. Saltire with open book, thistle and castle. Uncleaned as found but will clean up nicely if desired. Mint
EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY POST '52 CAP BADGE Early model as per wartime example but with Queens Crown. Excellent condition. Rare.
EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY TRAINING CORPS WARTIME CAP BADGE Very good scarce example with pre 1952 Kings Crown.Large size. Slider. Nice dark age patina
EIN VOLK EIN REICH RALLY DAY BADGE Nice die struck brass tinny. Maker marked SCHWERTNER & CIE at rear.
ENAMEL SWASTIKA RING - LARGE Very rare top end mid 30's Swastika ring. Big chunky 3rd finger ring. Silver/ enamel.
ENOUGH DEATH - SPANISH CIVIL WAR - FRENCH PROPAGANDA POSTER This is a period anti Communist propaganda poster urging Frenchmen not to go to the Spanish Civil War. Translates roughly as, Enough war, Revolutionary trade unionists are asking today for France to go and save Spain. Tomorrow, they will find another reason to find for the thugs from Moscow. etc. Rare V.G.C.
ESSEX REGIMENT SWEETHEART BROOCH Lovely sweetheart on mother of pearl.
ESTONIAN SS CAP INSIGNIA - EAGLE & SKULL Very rare set of SS visor cap insignia as worn by Estonian Volunteer legion. Recovered from the Russian Front. Variant eagle and smaller skull (see photo). Correct triangular pins for Estonian made insignia. I have the wing laser repaired by a manufacturing jeweller as there was a hairline crack in it. You are unlikely to find another set of these. 100% genuine. Ground dug. Modest price for such a rare item to one of the SS Volunteer Legions
ESTONIAN SS VOLUNTEER SLEEVE EAGLE Nice example removed from tunic. Rare.
FAIRBAIRN SYKES 1ST PATTERN COMMANDO DAGGER Scarce variant very similar to the type usually stamped 56. Good condition overall with slight blunting to the tip. 11 'KILL' notches to top of chequered plated nickel grip. ist type scabbard with nickel chape. Top part removed, Owners initial "A" to bottom mount. Nice original never on the market before. Good price
FAIRBAIRN SYKES 2ND PATTERN COMMANDO DAGGER Good full length example. Chequered brass handle. Cross guard stamped " B 2 " and with W.D. arrow. This is one for British troops use as many available of this type are often stamped England and were were for use by American troops and have no WD arrow only the B2. Circa 1941. Scabbard elastic period replaced with leather lace and no tangs but otherwise very good, possibly has never had tangs as I see no evidence of them. Most blue finish absent from blade which is in very good condition with no pitting or age blackening.
FAIRBAIRN SYKES COMMANDO DAGGER - VARIANT SCABBARD Early 2nd pattern with the nickel finish as per the 1st Patterns. Full length blade.No darkening, sharpening or dings. Straight cross guard. Chequered grip retaining almost all it's original finish. Unusual heavy leather scabbard in V.G.C.This has a press stud fixing to top and owners initials " R.R.". Single belt loop to rear. Very nice example of a Fairbairn and the variant scabbard is very interesting . I've been unable so far to find information on this.
FAIRBAIRN SYKES FIGHTING KNIFE - ETCHED PANELS Excellent example of what is often wrongly referred to as the Officers Pattern 2nd Pattern F/S. Very clean. Nickel. Clear etched panels. Full length blade. Leather scabbard with nickel fittings.Elastic stretched. Just about as nice as they come. This model rarer than the 1st Pattern.
FAIRFIELDS SHIPYARD WORKERS WAR BADGE Scarce brass/enamel mufti badge for a wartime employee of this famous Clyde shipyard . Workers no. (520) to rear. Made by "Dingley Birmingham" V.G.C..
FALLSCHIRMJAGER FINGER RING A rare genuine example. "DRM" stamped to outside of shank. Good 3rd finger size. Recovered in Austria. Nice condition.
FAR EAST R.A. FAR EAST LAND FORCES / MALAYA COMMAND SLEEVE COMBINATION Rare sleeve combination circa 1947. Officers example. Locally made shoulder title with Malaya Command formation sign below. Excellent condition. Scarce
FIDEL CASTRO LAPEL BADGE Dating from the 60's or 70's tin Fidel badge with nice detail. Bought in Havana. Good condition.
FIFE & FORFAR BELT BUCKLE Beautiful example. Silvered finish . Extremely well detailed Thane of Fife. No rubbing or damage . Bolt on centre. V.G.C.
FIFE & FORFAR IMPERIAL YEOMANRY KINGS CROWN BRASS BUTTON Scarce Kings Crown tunic button. Most buttons actually marked I.Y. were Victorian crown. Good condition.
FIFE & FORFAR IMPERIAL YEOMANRY OFFICERS CAP BADGE - SILVER - 1902 Rare badge approved in 1902. This is a particularly nice example in cast silver so likely an officers. Well detailed and in excellent condition. Silver lugs.
FIFE & FORFAR YEO. POST ' 52 BERET BADGE Very sharp detail on this one. Thane of Fife over a Saltyre. Slider.
FIFE & FORFAR YEO. POST ' 52 BERET BADGE - J.R.GAUNT LONDON Good example with clear detail. Nice age toning. Maker stamped "J.R.GAUNT LONDON" on slider.
FIFE & FORFAR YEO. POST ' 52 BERET BADGE - J.R.GAUNT LONDON Good example with clear detail. Nice age toning. Maker stamped "J.R.GAUNT LONDON" on slider.
FIFE & FORFAR YEOMANRY CAP BADGE Nice toned original on slider.Well detailed.
FIFE & FORFAR YEOMANRY CAP BADGE Good o/r's example with very crisp detail.2 lugs. Wartime example. V.G.C.
FIFE & FORFAR YEOMANRY OFFICERS OSD COLLAR PAIR Rare matching pair of officers bronze collars for wear with the OSD. Well detailed and in great condition.
FIFE & FORFAR YEOMANRY OFFICERS WW2 CAP BADGE Exceptionally well detailed which makes me think this is an officers example. I've found on o/r's examples that the face and shield especially are not particularly clear which is not the case with this one. Nicely toned . Slider. No wear to high points.
FIFE & FORFAR YEOMANRY WW2 CAP BADGE Good silvered example. Die struck. Fine detaill. Slider. V.G.C.
FIFE AND FORFAR YEOMANRY POST 52 CAP BADGE GAUNT Good example with "GAUNT LONDON" impressed to slider. Well detailed Thane of Fife over a saltire below a Queens crown. VGC.
FIFE CONSTABULARY BELT BUCKLE Not to be confused with the F & F Yeomanry type. This has short helmet plume and no sword. Silvered finish. Fine detail. Rare V.G.C.
FIFE CONSTABULARY BRASS CAP BADGE Very rare early brass example. Old polish residue to back. Similar to F & F Yeomanry but is defo Police. V.G.C.
FIFE LIGHT HORSE 1871 PATTERN TROOPERS HELMET Fife Light Horse Trooper’s helmet. A good example of the 1871 pattern silvered helmet. To the front, a Regimental pattern helmet plate bearing the Thane of Fife on horseback wearing full armour set on a gilt brass ribbed Saltyre. This in turn mounted on a four pointed silvered star, the uppermost overlaid with a large Victorian crown. A tri part scroll with motto and to the centre "FLH" in gilded metal. Two rose head bosses support a silvered interlinked chin chain, with leather backing. A silvered fluted spike with white horsehair plume, this with metal rose boss to top . Good condition original leather liner. Overall very good with some minor service and age wear.
FIFE MOUNTED RIFLE VOLUNTEERS OFFICERS SILVER BUTTON Very rare closed back silver tunic button. Cypher FMVR. Good condition.
FIFESHIRE POLICE TUNIC BUTTON - QUEEN VICTORIA CROWN Scarce Victorian large size button. QVC. Maker mkd. to rear.for Firmin. V.G.C.
FINNISH / GERMAN NORDIC CROSS - BATTLE OF THE BULGE ATTRIBUTED Another from the collection of Ardennes bring backs by an American officer who served as an interrogator after the Offensive. This Finnish campaign Cross known as "Nordfront Kreuz" was made in several patterns, and it was awarded to German military personnel, including Waffen-SS and police forces who served in Finland. Its interesting that the Finns hardly ever wore it even although its a "joint" commemorative campaign badge) Swastika legs bearing the names, "Petsamo, Salla, Uhtua, and Kiestinki". When the Finns declared war against their former German allies, Hitler forbid wearing his troops from wearing any Finnish awards but that was in March '45 and the Battle of the Bulge was Dec '44.into January. Great condition with no enamel damage.
FLEET AIR ARM WW1/WW2 BRASS/ENAMEL SWEETHEART Scarce badge. Lovely red/green/blue enamel with no damage. Nice detail. Pin bar possibly renewed but hinge and hook definitely original. Priced to sell.
FORFAR WW1 SHOULDER TITLE Very rare "FORFAR" title. Brass. V.G.C.
FORFARSHIRE ARTILLERY VOLUNTEERS HELMET PLATE - 1878 - 1900 Excellent example of this scarce helmet plate. Die struck white metal for o/r's. Circa 1878-1900. Royal Coat of Arms with short scroll below with, " First " over a cannon. Below the cannon a long scroll with " Forfarshire Artillery Volunteers ". Three loops to reverse. V.G.C. with no rubbing or damage.
FREIKORPS - HAMBURG CROSS - FELD ABZEICHEN - GROUP Nice group comprising the full size award, miniature and document. All good. Award has a tiny crack in the enamel to the bottom leg of the cross, otherwise good. Rare stick pin miniature with knurled pin. Named and dated document. Very rare to find all items.
FRENCH 19 CENTURY MEDICAL OFFICERS SWORD - MATCHING NOS. Very nice example for a higher ranking officer. Pre 1887. Double fullered blade , very clean. Gilded brass wire bound handle. Great leather scabbard. Clamb shell non folding type guard. This with better quality Asclepius medical device . Matching nos. to hand guard and scabbard top mount. V.G.C.
FRENCH WW1 K.I.A. MEDAL SET - 2ND ZOUAVES 3 medal set to a K.I.A. corporal in the 2nd Zouaves. ( Algerian Volunteers ). Mounted on original card Commemorative board. Medals comprise, Medaille Militaire, Croix De Guerre with M.I.D. bronze star and 14/18 Commemorative Medal. All period mounted on the board. Poignant original piece. V.G.C.
FRENCH WW1 LEATHER SHOULDER STRAPS Good condition set of French Great War Y straps. Brass J hooks. Unmarked. Leather good. V.G.C.
FRONTSOLDATENTREFFEN 1936 KREUZBURG DAY BADGE Great looking die struck brass tinny for veteran's conference in 1936. Good depictions of 3 soldiers, two in WW1 style helmets and one with bandaged head. Veterans motif to bottom. Large size 5.5 cm x 3.7 cm approx. Rare.
FULLY FRETTED ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. CAP BADGE You could'nt get one more fretted than this.As well as the thistles and centre fretted it also has each letter hand pierced.Silver plate. Likely soldier done as opposed to jeweller but I've had them like this before.Looks amazing with a piece of red felt behind it which was something Argylls did to personalise their cap badge.
GAU TREFFEN MECKLENBURG LÜBECK 1935 DAY BADGE Scarce tinny with age patina. Large size approx. 5.5 cm x 3.4 cm.
GAU UNTERFRANKEN DAY BADGE Scarce tinny. Great details of Hitler's portrait.
GENERAL ASSAULT STICK PIN - SILVER GRADE Very good condition with all the finish remain. Knurl pin.
GENUINE & ORIGINAL WW2 GERMAN NCO’S VISOR CAP WREATH & COCKADE Good early 2 piece example. Pins and loop are present.
GEORGE HERIOTS SCHOOL EDINBURGH O.T.C. BADGE & BUTTONS Cap badge in gilding metal plus scarce brass tunic buttons, 6 large and 8 small. Some with maker marks to rear. V.G.C.
GEORGE WATSONS COLLEGE EDINBURGH SILVER NUMBERED LAPEL BADGE Prefect's badge circa 1910 to 1930 . Silver with Edinburgh jeweller details to back and number 156.School Coat of Arms with scrolls with " George Watsons College" and "A.D.1870". Lovely item and would estimate from around the Great War period.
GERMAN D.D.A.C. CAR PENNANT C/W BUMPER POLE & VET PICS Beautiful top quality multi piece pennant . White leather trim to large side of triangle. Pole retaining it's heavy chrome finish on brass which does'nt pit. Finial top very well detailed. This one for a high rank as most pennants for DDAC tend to be one piece cotton. Pics of the 8th Army vet who brought it back comes with the sale. Some of these are named on the back. V.G.C.
GERMAN GERBIRGSJAGER FINGER RING Beautiful enamel faced ring. Largish size to suit average middle finger. Silver. Hand engraved eagle shanks. Just bought back from customer. Rare
GERMAN HELMET M40 LUFTWAFFE FIELD DIVISION SINGLE DECAL- DOCTOR - QUIST 66 Good very heavy helmet retaining most of a field grey overpaint as done by the Field Divsions. Inside retains it's Luftwaffe blue paint. 2nd pattern eagle visible below camo paint. Large size 66 with batch number 248.Single banded liner band. Good liner with all tongue ends good and original drawstring. Soldiers name "Dr. BAHN".Possibly doctors helmet ? Unusual original chin strap with Luftwaffe roller buckle with leather flap behind. This helmet is recorded in the Brian Ice book on helmet lot nos. as leaving the Quist factory as a Single decal Luftwaffe size 66 and prior to 1943 so all ties up correctly. This one is what it's meant to be. Good honest helmet and as it left the factory.
GERMAN THÜRINGER SÄNGERBUNDES-FEST GOTHA 1929 DAY BADGE Scarce early tinny for Singer's festival in Gotha . Original pin to rear.
GERMAN - STAHLHELM MEMBERS STICK PIN Stahlhelm members stick pin. Nice toning. No rubbing or damage. Knurled pin. V.G.C.
GERMAN 1936 HJ LAPEL BADGE Well used example. No maker marked.
GERMAN 1937 DUSSELDORF N.S.D. MARINE-BUND BUNDESTAGUNG DAY BADGE Nice condition German Naval Veterans Association 1937 tinnie in alloy. Lovely looking badge with original pin.
GERMAN 1937 REGENSBURG UNTEROFFIZIERS KORPS DAY BADGE Great looking 1937 Regensburg corporals 1937 day badge. It retains most of its gold colour paint. Original pin to rear.
GERMAN 1938 DATED 37 MM FLAK 18 SHELL Scarce 3.7 German flak shell case. Dated and Waffen stamped. Good condition..
GERMAN 1938 GAUTAG DESSAU-MAGDEBURG-ANNHALT DAY BADGE Large aluminium day badge. Maker marked “Alexander Wollram, Dessau” to rear. Approx. size 50 mm x 36 mm. Good detail.
GERMAN 1938 LEIPZIG GAUTAG DAY BADGE Rare zinc tinny. Good detail. Large size.
GERMAN 1939 DATED 37 MM FLAK 18 SHELL Scarce 3.7 German flak shell case. Dated and Waffen stamped. Good condition.
GERMAN 3 REICH DAGGER/SWORD HANGER Very good example of the teardrop type hanger for Nazi swords or daggers. Very good supple leather and silvered sprung clip Rare
GERMAN 3D REICH N.S.K.O.V. LEIPZIG FRONTSOLDATEN DAY BADGE Rare. Superb wooden "Tinny". Leipzig June 1936. Text to the rear. 2 piece construction. V.G.C.
GERMAN 3RD REICH 1933 1ST MEETING OF THE HJ FRANKEN-OSTMARK GROUP NUREMBURG DAY BADGE Scarce early Hitler Yourth tinnie made with copper brass. GES. GESCH marked to rear.
GERMAN 3RD REICH 1933 STUTTGART TURNFEST DAY BADGE Early tinnie. Nice example with good detail.
GERMAN 3RD REICH 1934 SAARKUNDGEBURG BICKENFELD DAY BADGE Rare early large tinnie for NS Saarkunderburg rally. Made in brass. Pin back.
GERMAN 3RD REICH 1935 BERLIN DAY BADGE Nice tinnie and still retaining most its silver finish.
GERMAN 3RD REICH 1935 GAU OLDERBG - OSTFRIESLAND GAUTAG DAY BADGE Good example still retaining most of it's silver finish. Approx. 6 cm long.
GERMAN 3RD REICH 1935 HESSEN NASSAUGAU TAG DAY BADGE Very good example tinnie made with leather. Nice detail with lovely age toning. Large size approx. 6 cm x 4.5 cm.
GERMAN 3RD REICH 1936 SCHLAGETER DAY BADGE Scarce tinny in black wash with age patina. Original pin.
GERMAN 3RD REICH 1937 BRAUNSCHWEG DAY BADGE Very striking tinny with town image in relief. Excellent condition.
GERMAN 3RD REICH ARBEITSBUCH - LEIPZIG Excellent condition work book . Issue stamp for Leipzig 1940.
GERMAN 3RD REICH BADISCHE-SÄNGERBUNDESFEST KARLSRUHE 1935 Early tinnie for 1935 festival for the singer's association in Karlsruhe. Very good condition with maker stamp to rear.
GERMAN 3RD REICH BREMEN UND SEINE HAFEN OPFERN 1934 DAY BADGE Rare Bremen und Seine Hafen Opfern (Bremen and its ports sacrifice) tinny. Approx. size 41 mm x 41 mm. Very good condition with all its original black enamel paint. Original vertical pin to rear.
GERMAN 3RD REICH BUNTING From a collection of British vets bring backs, ( see pics ).
GERMAN 3RD REICH D.R.K.B. 1936 KYFEHAUSER KURPFALZ DAY BADGE Early 1936 tinnie. Rare, not in the 2 volume tinnie book. Silvered tin with some loss of finish . As found.
GERMAN 3RD REICH DAF STICK PIN Nice example with lovely age toning. Correct knurled pin.
GERMAN 3RD REICH DENKMAIWHIHE LANDSTUHL 1934 DAY BADGE Nice well detailed tinny with horse, rider and plinth in high relief. Nice age toning. V.G.C
GERMAN 3RD REICH GENERAL SERVICE ARM BAND Good Wertmacht service armband. Part of a group of British vet bring backs ( see pics ). Near mint.
GERMAN 3RD REICH HITLER YOUTH 1938 DAY BADGE Very good example of HJ 1938 tinnie in compressed paper.
GERMAN 3RD REICH HJ (HITLER YOUTH) MEMBERSHIP BADGE Good honest example. Enamal is in good condition. RZM & Maker marked M1/9 for "Robert Hauschild - Pforzheim".
GERMAN 3RD REICH MOTHERS CROSS GOLD Fair condition. No ribbon.
GERMAN 3RD REICH MOTHERS CROSS GOLD AWARD - BOXED Very nice example retaining it's gilded finish and no enamel damage. Contained in it's original Sieper of Ludenscheid marked box. Box clicks shut but the hinges are a/f. otherwise good. Mutter Cross image to lid.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NAZI CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATIONS WITH ORIGINAL BOX Phenomenal piece of period kitsch. Glass Xmas tree decorations in the Nazi vein ! All the classics are here, Seig Heil, SS, Party eagle, swastikas and elongated top of the tree piece ala a banner top ! All excellent condition and contained in their period card box. Extremely rare
GERMAN 3RD REICH NAZI SWASTIKA SILVER PENDANT High quality silver swastika pendant . 800 (silver) marked to rear. Approx. size 3 cm diameter. Condition very good.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NDSP PARTY PARTY BADGE - M1/13 Scarce and pre1939 example. RZM and maker marked M1/13 by L. Christian Lauer - Nurmberg. Very good condition for age.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NS STUDENTEN BUND MEMBERSHIP PIN Early German student party badge. Nice condition. Pre 1935 version without M1 prefix. RZM 42 marked to rear.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NSDAP 1932 BRAUNSCHWEIG REICHTAG DAY BADGE Scarce early tinne. Fine detail of a SA man. Large size approx. 43 mm x 34 mm. Very good condition for age.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NSDAP BUTTON HOLE PARTY BADGE BY KARL WURSTER Pre WW2 button hole example by Karl Wurster - Markneukirchen. RZM & Maker marked M1/34 to rear.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NSDAP MEMBER’S BADGE BY RUDOLF REILING - BUTTON HOLE Good honest pre 1939 example. RZM & M1/25 for Rudolf Reiling marked to rear. Scarce button hole fixing to rear.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NSDAP PAINTED PARTY BADGE Early pre 1939 painted type. RZM & M1/14 (for Matthias, Oechsler & Sohne-Ansbach) marked to rear. Scare maker. As nice as they come. All original paint finish remaining.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NSDAP PARTY BADGE BY CARL POELLATH German pre 1939 Nazi party badge by Carl Poellath Schrobenhausen. Enamel version is more scarce then painted by this maker. RZM & maker code M1/103 to rear.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NSDAP PARTY BADGE BY FERDINAND WAGNER Early pre WW2 German Nazi party badge. RZM & maker marked M1/8 for Ferdinand Wagner - Pforzheim. Very good condition.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NSDAP PARTY BADGE BY GOTTLIEB FREDRICH KECK & SOHNE Pre WW2 party badge by scarce maker "Gottlieb Fredrich Keck & Sohne - Pforzheim". RZM & maker mared M1/93 to rear.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NSDAP PARTY BADGE BY MAX KREMHELMER Very good pre WW2 example. RZM & maker marked M1/3 for Max Kremhelmer - Munchen. V.G.C.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NSDAP PARTY BADGE BY ROBERT HAUSCHILD Pre 1939 NSDAP party badge. Lovely condition. RZM & maker marked M1/9 for Robert Hauschild - Pforzheim. Scare.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NSDAP PARTY BADGE BY WERNER, REDO-SAARLAUTERN Nice condition Pre 1939 issued. RZM & maker marked M1/100 for Werner, Redo-Saarlautern.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NSDAP PARTY BADGE BY WILHELM BORGAS Early tombac scarce example by Wilhelm Borgas - Eutingen. Marked RZM & M1/23 to rear. V.G.C.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NSDAP PARTY BADGE BY WILHELM SCHRODER & CO., LÜDENSCHEID Very good painted enamel version. Retaining all its original finish. Pin back. RZM & M1/108 for Wilhelm Schroder & Co., Lüdenscheid.
GERMAN 3RD REICH NSKOV DISABLED WAR VETERANS PIN Nice zinc pin badge. Marked 63 to rear.
GERMAN 3RD REICH RAD MEMBERS STICK PIN Good one with no enamel damage and nice profuse markings to the rear. Knurled pin.
GERMAN 3RD REICH RAD SILVER RING Good silver marked RAD ring with beautiful undamaged enamel face. Mkd. 895 to inside ( silver quality ).Big 3rd finger size. V.G.C.
GERMAN 3RD REICH RARE WINTER HELP WORK DUISBURG 1935/36 DAY BADGE Good pressed gilded tin day badge. Early eagle and swastika in high relief. Nicely age toned. Not in Tieste Tinnie book.
GERMAN 3RD REICH SA SPORTS BADGE - BRONZE GRADE Good condition. Unmarked example. Age toned. From the Battle of the Bulge collection.
GERMAN 3RD REICH SA WATCH FOB Superb German 800 silver watch fob. Original ribbon no polishing or damage. Rare
GERMAN 3RD REICH SMALL EARLY NSDAP PARTY BADGE Rare small party badge only 19 mm diameter & early GES.GESH. marked. Very good condition for age.
GERMAN 3RD REICH SMALL SWASTIKA FLAG Vehicle recognition flag or small drape. Measures 74 by 59 cms approx. Correct stitching. One small hole on the red below circle. Colours bright. Great size for a display .
GERMAN 3RD REICH SONNENWENDE ZEITENWENDE 1933 DAY BADGE Scarce early German day badge in brass. Large size 4.5 cm diameter. Maker marked to rear.
GERMAN 3RD REICH SWASTIKA ARM BAND 3 piece example with very elaborate embroidery. Excellent condition. Wool version.Higher quality type. British vet bring back ( see pics ).
GERMAN ARMY 12 YEAR LONG SERVICE MEDAL Nice condition with long ribbon. Army eagle attaches on the ribbon with 2 pins. Good detail with lovely age toning.
GERMAN ARMY 12 YEAR SERVICE ERKUNDE, 12 YEAR POLIZEI, 12 YEAR BRITISH SERVICE A very interesting group of certificates to one man. Comprises an Army 12 year during the Reichswehr period. This is very attractive with stahlhelm wearing soldiers in fighting order, 2 infantry, one wearing a gas mask and also a mounted trooper. In the foreground a Maxim and field howitzer. To the foreground, the Reichswehr eagle holding a shield. The 2nd certificate is for long servfice in the Police. The 3rd certificate is probably the most intriguing being for the British Meritorious Service medal implying he has gone to serve in some capacity with the British Army of the Rhine. All in their frames as they came from the family. Very low price but please check postal costs before committing to buy. Approx. weight 2.5 kg -3 kg.
GERMAN ARMY DAGGER - WKC - C/W HANGERS & PORTAPEE Straight out the Weeds from an American vets grandson and swopped for a tattoo ! One look original being sold exactly as it came in to me.Nice age patina. Scabbard with no dents or damage. Blade good with maker details and Helmet logo. The handle although good has age toned, this could be brought back to the original colour by cleaning if desired.De luxe Hangers good overall with one area on one with service wear / bullion loss. Portapee knot with an area of loss to the wire exposing the cord underneath, a bit frail in that area. If you're after a One Look original that you don't need to go over and over to try and establish authenticity this is a good buy at a very fair price and it's also by a very good maker.
GERMAN ARMY WW2 WATCH FOB Truly a thing of beauty ! Silver fob with decaled helmet over crossed rifle and bayonet which stand out in relief. Original ribbon and c/w sprung clip.
GERMAN ARMYM40 SINGLE DECAL - ET64 Good untouched, all original M40 with a nicely toned almost 100% army decal. Helmets like this rarely turn up now and this one is an American vet bring back acquired straight from the family. This is not a Kreigsmarine although I've seen toned army's sold as such to enhance the value . ET 64 shell, Lot no. 1162. Configures exactly with the Ice helmet code book which has that lot of helmets as single decal army, Zinc/ sheepskin liner , field grey drab paint so it's as it left the factory. Good percentage of original paint, liner complete but dry, one tongue end a/f. Full length original chin strap dry but good, strap fixing stud absent on the buckle side and held together by a piece of period string so likely it was being worn like this. Good One Look original.
GERMAN ATHENS GARRISON SILVER/GOLD RING Rare silver and gold ring. Acropolis and " ATHENS 1943" to face. Nice detailed hand etching to shanks. Pinky size. Amust for the serious ring collector.
GERMAN BATTLE DAMAGED CLOSE COMBAT CLASP - JFS Battle damaged awards are rare. This is a very good example with what has most likely been a shrapnel strike which has tore off the top of the badge and sprung the retaining hook. Maker marks clear. Back plate also damaged. Battle field pick up
GERMAN BAYERN WINTER HELP WORKS DAY BADGE Nice Bayern W.H.W. tinny still retaining its original colours.
GERMAN BLOCKADE RUNNER CASED AWARD Bring back from Norway and purchased from vets son. Cased and with the 2 part award of badge and stick pin, the only combat award issued as 2 items. Nice box, super condition badge and stick pin. Otto Placzek for Schwerin mkd. to back. Total sleeper.
GERMAN COASTAL ARTILLERY AWARD BADGE - MAKER MKD. Mid war example by Hermann Aurich of Dresden. The wreath has lost it's finish otherwise good. Nice original.
GERMAN CONDOR LEGION SPANISH BLACK WOUND BADGE Good die struck Black wound badge of the type awarded for participation in the Spanish Civil War with the Condor Legion. This is a particularly nice one in blackened brass with the Swastika in high relief and has had the swaz either through wear or deliberately by the soldier, taken back to the brass. Taken at the Battle of the Bulge so from an old veteran of 2 wars. V.G.C.
GERMAN CROSS IN CLOTH Good clean example of the Deutches Cross in gold. VGC. c/w it's backing . Photos speak for themselves. Scarce
GERMAN DAK CUFF TITLE - AFRIKA WITH PALMS Very good removed from uniform example of this classic DAK award. Full length. Correct soft doe skin material. Slight fading only obvious when you look the ends where it's been sewn into tunic. Afrika with palms awarded for 6 months minimum service in theatre. VGC
GERMAN DER STAHLHELM LAPEL BADGE Nice example. Silvered finish with black inset text and EK. Likely plated tombak. Original pin. Stamped to base "W.D. Ges Gesch". Note, this one has the Iron Cross which is less common, most having just the " Der Stahlhelm " text. V.G.C.
GERMAN DEUTCHES CROSS Nice original, possibly early Deschler. 6 rivets, middle two slightly damaged where wreath has been tightened. North Africa bring back bought from vets daughter.
GERMAN DRL SPORTS BADGE - BRONZE GRADE Nice toned example. Non maker mkd. Battle of the Bulge bring back. Provenance provided. V.G.C.
GERMAN DRL SPORTS BADGE - SILVER GRADE From the Brenneise collection. Silver DRL national sports award badge. 50% frosting to the front. Most finish remaining on the back. Maker mkd. for Weinstein - Jena and D.R.G.M. - 35269 . Good combat worn condition.
GERMAN EARLY 3RD REICH TRIER 1933 DAY BADGE Nice early brass tinny. Lovely age patina. GES GESCH marked to rear.
GERMAN FALLSCHIRMJAGER BADGE - CLOTH VERSION - REMOVED FROM UNIFORM Good honest "Been There" example which belonged to a POW who took up residence in Britain in the 1950's (name to buyer) Uniform removed with some moth to the cloth behind the eagle. Looks good and nice with provenance.
GERMAN FALLSCHIRMJAGER GERMAN HELMET A great example of a late war paratrooper helmet. Field grey paint to almost 100%. Slotted aluminium bolts. Good size 55 RB numbered liner retaining it's bright tan finish. Good condition blue jump straps with flower motif to stud. Sorbo type rubber very good and supple. No makers mark but there is a faint stamping "4305" ? Lovely clean helmet rarely available in this condition. Posted on Wermacht Awards Forum by previous owner.
GERMAN FIRST PATTERN H.J DEUTCHE ARBEITER-JUGEND MEMBERSHIP BADGE Cicra 1929-1933 first pattern Hitler Youth League of German Worker Youth membership badge. GES. GESH. marked to rear. Later ones were mkd. RZM.
GERMAN FRANCO PRUSSIAN WAR 4 MEDAL GROUP WITH BARS Superb medal group for the Franco Prussian War circa 1870/71. Comprises 1870 EK2, Kaiser Wilhelm1897 Centenary Medal, Prussian Long Service and a 6 bar F/ P Combatants Service Medal , this with the correct edge inscription " " Aus Orbertem Geschutz " ( From Conquered Cannon ) as these medals were made from captured French ordnance. Nicely period mounted with attaching hooks and stout pin to rear. Reduced , a steal at this price !! V.G.C.
GERMAN FREIKORPS MEDAL c/w ORIGINAL RIBBON An un official medal known as the Kyffhauser Association War Commemorative medal for 1914 -18 War Veterans. Circa 1919 to 1933 when Hitler instituted the Cross of Honour and banned the plethora of un official medals.
GERMAN GENERAL ASSAULT BADGE - R.S. Good example with very sharp detail. Good straight pin. Maker marked R.S. to rear.
GERMAN GERBIRSJAGER METAL INSIGNIA - ARDENNES BRING BACK Nice piece of metal insignia, possibly from an officers visor cap . Aluminium flower mounted on red felt. The gilded centre is also over the same red felt. 2 thin prongs to the back. Might be a personalised piece, for wear on the mountain ski cap ? V.G.C. Another one of the Brenneise bring backs.
GERMAN GERBIRSJAGER SUDTIROL ASSOCIATIONS DAY BADGE This is an outstanding piece. 3D effect with mountains in relief and a ski trooper again standing out in higher relief. Original pin. V.G.C.
GERMAN HEER M42 CAMO HELMET WITH WIRE - BATTLE DAMAGED - Battle damaged M42 from the battle for France after D Day. Retains most of it's original sawdust camo overpaint and the remains of a white winter camo . Shrapnel strike to the right side just above the ear which has pierced the helmet and no doubt instantly killed the soldier. What is really cool about this one is the improvised wire arrangement for holding foliage. It's possibly the spring from a truck seat or similar, fitted through the air vents and very suitable for holding any camo materials. Definitely original to the helmet with impressions on the shell where the wire has ridden up and down. Found in France. No liner as you would expect with serious damage like this but not a relic, rather a battlefield period pick up. SE 62 shell.Batch no. 2341.
GERMAN HELMET M35 KREIGSMARINE DOUBLE DECAL APPLE GREEN Extremely rare M35 double decal Kreigsmarine helmet in early apple green smooth paint. The helmet shell is maker mkd/sized ET66 on the inside apron at wearers left. The original Apple Green paint remains approx. 97% intact. The eagle decal is a text book example of early Kreigsmarine insignia with a deep golden colour and layered construction. It rates at 97%. The split pins are all matching each other and show no signs of tampering. The early aluminium re enforced liner band is maker mkd. and dated 1938. There is an acceptance dome stamp to the inside crown of the helmet that clearly shows the date 1938. The leather of the liner shows the early tanning method and rates excellent condition wise, showing only minor wear and no damage. The chin strap is original to the helmet and is in nice pliable condition. It bears a maker mark and a faint 1939 date. Servicemans name to rear apron in white and evidence of a cloth name tag to the leather. I've encountered these named labels on helmets before. This one has been removed suggesting the helmet had a previous owner. Great looking large helmet that displays nicely and is among the rarest to find in any condition. The National colours decal was given a swipe of paint to cover it as per the ordered decal drop in 1940. At some point it's been uncovered again and a large percentage of the decal is still present. Double decal Navy's are the hardest to find of any arm of service because they were produced in far fewer numbers and this is a very low price for such a rarity, examples I've seen in the market place are £2,500 plus. 100% original. The cheapest genuine apple green double out there.
GERMAN HESSEN NASSAU FRANKFURT AM MAIN 1936 GAUTAG BADGE Nice large alloy day badge. Good detail and condition. Maker marked to rear.
GERMAN HITLER YOUTH 1938 DAY BADGE Nice example HJ 1938 tinnie in compressed paper. Good clear detail. Original pin.
GERMAN IST OF SAAR 1934 DAY BADGE Early tinny in copper with clear detail and age patina.
GERMAN KREIGSMARINE BLOCKADE RUNNERS BADGE Good early war example retaining most of it's finish. Some service wear/paint loss to raised ridge of eagles wing. Slight bubbling to paint on the front and moreso on the back. Maker mkd. " Fec. Otto Placzek - Berlin - Ause Schwerin Berlin ". Coke bottle pin. Dished back as only found on correct ones. One Look original. V.G.C.
GERMAN KYFERHAUSERBUND STICK PIN - MAKER MKD. - GROSSMAN Good example with undamaged enamel. Knurled pin. Number 11 ( Grossmann & Co. Vienna ) and Ges Gesch marked to rear.
GERMAN LEGION CONDOR FINGER RING Straight from a German deceased estate. Gold 3rd finger ring . Hand engraved Condor Legion jawless skull to face. Very rare
GERMAN LUFTSPORT HILFT DEUTSCHLAND ASSOCIATION DAY BADGE Nice example with frosted outer strap retaining it's silvered finish. Orange bakelite centre with metal plane in relief. V.G.C.
GERMAN LUFTWAFFE BREAST EAGLE Nice early example with droop tail. Good condition with clear detail.
GERMAN LUFTWAFFE HERMAN GOERING RGT. TRADE PATCH A Hermann Göring Regiment Flak Artillery Armorer’s Trade Badge, constructed of a Luftwaffe blue-grey wool base, with machine-embroidered, diagonally angled and crossed antique cannon barrels, in silver-grey threads, measuring 49 mm in diameter. V.G.C.
GERMAN LUFTWAFFE NCO TELEPHONE OPERATOR TRADE PATCH Nice condition embroidered example with outer rope twist for NCO's. Removed from uniform.
GERMAN LUFTWAFFE O/R'S ALUMINIUM BELT BUCKLE Good aluminium example with pebbled finish. "One Looker ". Slight service wear to eagle otherwise VG. Non maker mkd.
GERMAN LUFTWAFFE TROPICAL BELT AND BUCKLE Nice belt and buckle set. Unusual tan coloured steel buckle with some paint loss to edges but otherwise VGC. No maker mark. RB numbered web belt with some service wear. Approx. 32 inch waist. Picked up by Royal Engineer in Italy or Africa and sold to me by his son.
GERMAN M16 DUCK BILL HELMET - BATTLE DAMAGED - BING A very rare front line helmet by the scarce maker G.B.N. ( Gebruder Bing), better known for their top end tin plate toys. This one has sustained battle damage with a shrapnel strike to the rear crown. It also looks like someone has then put 4 pistol rounds into the poor chap as there are outward dents with corresponding holes through the liner. The liner surprisingly is good with all 3 pads and leather band, one pad still with it's cushion and still with it's original draw string. This is the correct size 64, the only size produced by Bing and has the scarce " Duck Bill" front visor found on these models. The shell retains most of it's original field grey paint . The helmet is dusty and dirty, this is how it came to me and that is how all items go out. Superb all original combat vet.
GERMAN M16 MEDICS GERMAN HELMET I'll let this one speak for itself. All original inc. horsehair pads, even has an original undamaged chinstrap. Featured in WW1 German Militaria book a few years ago. Helmets like this are now virtually unobtainable.
GERMAN M35 CONDOR LEGION HELMET Rare Legion Condor German M35. Finished in a smooth brown paint to the shell with a tropical tan paint to the inside of the apron. This is very often the case with LC helmets and I have enclosed pics of other examples with this. Original Luftwaffe blue to the rest of the inside. All original with near absence of markings as is the norm with helmets made for export. Early single banded aluminium liner band. Full length chin strap with aluminium buckle. Ink soldier applied markings to the inside ( see pics ), one of which looks like Pz. Panzer ? I am including a Spanish eagle helmet badge which did not come with the helmet but is an original wartime piece. Great condition and not to be confused with the later Spanish made Elmetto. When the M1935 combat helmet went into production in 1935, units of the German Army (Heer) and Air Force (Luftwaffe) eagerly awaited the finished product. Much to their dissatisfaction, the first shipment of completed helmets did not reach their units until 1936. This delay, in part, was due to a number of large foreign orders that took precedence over the requests of the German Armed Services (Wehrmacht). It is important to note that German firms produced the M1935 helmet for foreign export prior to World War II. The largest of these shipments were sent to the Chinese and Spanish governments. While virtually identical to the German issued M1935, most of the exported helmets did not have the same type of liner systems found in Wehrmacht issued helmets. In addition, the majority of foreign export models were not stamped with production code numbers and maker's marks like those found on original wartime era German combat helmets. There was no standard colour brown used and it is possible the repaints were actually done in the field. When the German Condor Legion arrived in Spain , they had unilaterally painted their Luftwaffe-blue helmets brown.
GERMAN M35 DAK AFRIKA / EURO CAMO LUFTWAFFE HELMET - ARTILLERY UNIT MKD. Great looking combat helmet. This one the tan colour is the Afrika pinkish hue as opposed to European theatre ordnance tan so this guy has served in North Afrika before being transferred to either Italy or France. Then he has simply added some green spray on top of the DAK paint. Great " Been There " example, all original with good combat worn liner and full length maker mkd. and dtd. chin strap.It's definitely ex DAK, I know that pinkish colour so very possible as said before, this guy went to Italy/Sicily or another European theatre . Named and also mkd. up to a Flak/Artillery unit. Good size 66 Quist shell.
GERMAN M35 DOUBLE DECAL ARMY HELMET - NS 68 - COMPLETE Excellent helmet in early war smooth paint. Huge rare size 68. Very good Heer decal. State shield also good to about 85%. This interestingly has had a brush stroke of paint put across it in an effort to hide it as per the decal drop directive of 1940 when these shields were supposed to be removed. Obviously the lazy mans way as opposed to scraping it off. Original 1940 Maker mkd and dated chin strap. Double banded aluminium liner band. Batch no. B 2. Good leather liner which is approx a 57. All original helmet straight from an American vets foot locker and exactly as it came back in 1945. Brian Rices book confirms this helmet to be a double decal Heer of early 1940 manufacture and having a 1940 chin strap. Also they were a direct pre cursor to the M40 pattern B series helmets.
GERMAN M35 DOUBLE DECAL ARMY/ HEER HELMET Top shelf helmet. Rare early helmet in a large size. Early smooth paint to 95%. Excellent Wermacht Adler and State shield. Both are as nice as I've seen. The eagle decal is almost 100% and still very bright. State shield has some nice slight age crazing and is almost 100%. Large Q 66 shell with early lot no. 4500. Confirmed in the Ice book as having left the factory with this exact configuration around late 1937. Nice liner c/w original draw string. Chin strap although original to it is a later 1943 dtd. and maker mkd. example. Not unusual given this is an early helmet. The long end has a tear at the rivet otherwise very good with the steel buckle still retaining it's grey painted finish. All in all an excellent helmet of a quality not often found these days.
GERMAN M35 DOUBLE DECAL LUFTWAFFE HELMET - EARLY DROOP TAIL EAGLE Top shelf helmet. Very early SE 66 shell with lot no. 3345. Retaining almost all it's original smooth paint. Very nice 1st pattern Droop Tail eagle.Very good State shield. Scarce single banded aluminium liner band with hair oil darkened liner, this with it's original draw string. C/w it's period aluminium buckle chin strap. Brass helmet pins with no signs of being messed with. Great all complete original .
GERMAN M35 SE 68 SINGLE DECAL SAWDUST CAMO HELMET SIZE 68 Huge sawdust camo reissue which has been originally a double decal. Nice decal and most of the applied finish present apart from some loss in the crown area, finish remaining to around 90%. Still with it's scarce early issue single banded aluminium liner band, this as usual cracked hence the need for the later double banding. Nice sheepskin liner and still with the original draw string. Original to it aluminium buckle with Berlin maker and 1938 date, this in good supple condition. Cracking helmet and in the sought after very large size. SE 68 and lot no. 3607
GERMAN M35 SINGLE DECAL ARMY HELMET - M35 SNOW CAMO Great looking combat helmet.Large size 66 , possibly 68 shell. NS maker. Reissue helmet and ticks the boxes with the Ice book on helmet criteria on NS reissues. True front line vet this one and with a large percentage of part removed whitewash snow camo. Good decal. I can't make out the lot number due to paint but it looks like 2717. Correct zinc liner band with sheepskin and still with the original drawstring. The liner tongues are all good and pulled together at the top as I would guess it was too big for the soldier ? Good original to it full length steel buckle chin strap with an ink maker mark ( indistinct ). Large percentage of the drab field grey finish remaining and evidence of having had a camo underneath and as stated a fair amount of snow camo overpaint. A helmet that has seen a lot of action.
GERMAN M35 SINGLE DECAL HEER HELMET - ORIGINAL PARADE FINISH - COMPLETE Super helmet and rare to find one with the early smooth dark green paint finish. The silver army decal is in good shape and has toned to a nice golden colour.Size 57 liner with owners initials. NS 64 shell with batch no. 5864. Brian Ice's helmet book confirms this helmet configures exactly as to how it left the factory in late 1937. Both liner and chinstrap are great, the chin strap being maker mkd. and dated 1940. Original draw string. Helmets like this are scarcely encountered, never refinished in field grey or reissued. Letter of authenticity from Bill Shea included
GERMAN M40 ARMY SINGLE DECAL HELMET - QUIST Extremely nice M40 with beautiful bright decal. Q62 shell retaining almost all the original paint finish.Lot no. 365. Zinc band with pigskin liner. The Ice book on helmet codes confirms this 1st run of helmets, starting in March 1940 with both sheep and pig skin media. Came with no chin strap, I will supply a good copy one with the sale. V.G.C.
GERMAN M40 HELMET - LUFTWAFFE FIELD DIVISION SINGLE DECAL Good combat helmet. Originally Luftwaffe blue, still present on the inside apron. Overpainted in field grey for Field Division. Eagle overpainted but evident under the paint. Size 64 Quist so nice heavy helmet with particularly nice shape. Lot no. T 993 to rear skirt. Sheepskin liner on zinc band. The former with small area of staining likely from a head wound.All tongue ends intact. Luftwaffe brown chin strap in good condition but shortened by soldier. Great looking combat vet and all original.
GERMAN M40 HELMET ARMY SINGLE DECAL - ET64 Good clean helmet by Thale Iron works. Good decal. Shell retains a large percentage of it's original smooth field grey paint. Some reddish/ ochre paint around the helmet pins would indicate it possibly having had a camo applied at some point during it's working life. Great liner with just a nice amount of service wear. Original draw string present but broken. Batch no. 5491. No chin strap. Priced to sell.
GERMAN M40 HELMET ARMY SINGLE DECAL QUIST 64 - NAMED A superb all complete original combat helmet retaining almost all it's original matt field grey paint. This one is what's called a wartime re issue, i.e. updated with matt paint , re decalled in some instances and issued again. Interestingly, the decal has been applied on top of an earlier one which can just be made out on close inspection. The decal is a stunning looking army which has toned to a golden colour but in my opinion is not a Kreigsmarine. Q64 and batch no. DN 116. Good liner with 3 tongue ends slightly a/f and dark which is usually blood so this guy possibly had a head wound. Original steel buckle chin strap, good but with tip of the long section absent . Owners name " BRAUN FALKO " applied to apron. Fantastic looking helmet.
GERMAN M40 HELMET EF 66 - COMPLETE Exactly as it left the factory, verified in the Brian Rice book on German helmet codes and configurations. Field grey shell retaining most of it's paint. Sheepskin liner . Mkd. and 1940 dtd chin strap. Nice army decal which has toned to a nice gold colour.Large size. Good, clean all original examples like this are now increasingly hard to find.
GERMAN M40 HELMET NORWEGIAN ARMY POST WAR USE Now very collectable in their own right, this is a German M40 helmet re used by the Norwegian army post war. Large SE66 shell with lot no. 5072. The Ice helmet book has this as originally leaving the factory as a single decal Luftwaffe. Good red dyed liner and Norwegian roller buckle chin strap. Norwegian decal to both sides. V.G.C.
GERMAN M40 LUFTWAFFE WW2 TAN HELMET - ITALIAN FRONT Nice original from the Italian campaign. Checks out with the people who know. Some rust bleeding. Remains of 2nd pattern eagle. Whole shell has been painted tan with the outside having toned whilst the crown retains the original shade. 66 shell ,58 liner. Liner in good shape with all tongue ends good. Zinc liner band. No chin strap. Maker details indistinct.
GERMAN M40 QUIST ARMY SINGLE DECAL GERMAN HELMET - NAMED Very good example of a Heer single decal. Very good adler with only a small abrasion to top corner of the shield. Retains almost all it's drab field grey paint. Zinc and sheepskin liner system with soldiers name "PISCHKE" in ink. Steel buckle chin strap. Q 62 with lot no. 4768 Very nice clean helmet.
GERMAN M40 SINGLE DECAL SNOW CAMO HELMET - BATTLE DAMAGED Very good Russian Front relic. M40 white snow camo. Single army decal clearly visible. Serious battle damage. Liner band present. Maker, codes etc. not visible.Very solid. On hold till end of May. Great looking piece and a poignant reminder of the savage fighting on the Eastern Front. Found near Leningrad.
GERMAN M42 HEER SINGLE DECAL HELMET - NAMED Perthshire Black Watch soldier bring back and just found in his garage when the family were clearing his house. Mid 1943 ET ckl helmet size 64, lot no. is indistinct but looks like 2781 ? Correct zinc and sheepskin liner system for that period. Liner although in good supple condition has one tongue missing. Named to soldier in ink and another name is part present next to the missing tongue so it would appear to have been issued twice. Original steel buckle chin strap with field repair . Good bright decal. Good percentage of original field grey matt paint. One Look original vet bring back.
GERMAN M42 LUFTWAFFE SD HELMET Lovely early M42 I sold to a customer 20years ago and just got it back. All complete and with Luftwaffe brown chin strap, full length mkd. and dated. Large size 66. The liner band is from the transition period from M40 to 42 where they were still using M40 components. I've checked this out and it all tallies exactly as it should and the 1st of the M42's could have sheepskin leather as opposed to pig skin that dominated later in the war. Helmets as clean as this are now difficult to obtain and it's a very fair price.
GERMAN M42 LUFTWAFFE SD HELMET - VERY LARGE SIZE 68 - PROVENANCE Superb example which was a vet bring back from Kiel at the end of the war. It was brought back by Douglas Reeman, famous writer of Naval histories who was a that time the skipper of an MTB.On VE day he was in Copenhagen , arriving in Kiel 3 days later. Rare size 68 retaining almost all it's finish and a good decal. Liner good. No chin strap although I have a late war RB numbered strap that would look good on this which I would offer to the buyer for an additional £150. Nice helmet, nice provenance.
GERMAN M42 SINGLE DECAL ARMY HELMET - K.I.A. Not for the squeamish this one. Trophy vet bring back. Size 64 shell. Blood soaked liner and chin strap ends. Chin strap cut. Good decal.
GERMAN MARINE-SA SACHSEN 1939 DAY BADGE Very good example bakelite tinnie. Lovely detail. RZM M9/4 and maker marked to rear. Original pin. Scarce.
GERMAN MESSERSCHMITT ME 109 RELIC GROUP INC. OFFICERS COLLAR TAB Relic group from a shot down Me 109 purportedly during the Battle of Britain but I have no proof of this to back up the vendors claim. Comprises engine parts, cannon shell and smaller calibre rounds . Also a flight officers yellow backed collar tab attached to a piece of his uniform collar. This on it's is a sought after item as is any uniform cut off. Nicely mounted on a card board.
GERMAN MOTHERS CROSS GOLD GRADE IN ORIGINAL BOX Nice example complete with original box.
GERMAN NAZI 1914-1934 TANNENBERG DAY BADGE Good early tinnie with nice age patina. Tannenberg was probably the most crushing defeat by the Russians in WW1. Swaz to middle. V.G.C.
GERMAN NAZI 1933 SCHLESIEN GERMAN FRONT WORKS DAY BADGE Early 1933 tinny in brass. Large size 5 x 2.5 cm excluded pin. Clear detail.
GERMAN NAZI FLAG One piece silk screened Nazi flag. Size it's 115 cm x 77 cm. Excellent condition for age.
GERMAN NAZI SA BRIGADE 41 THÜR-OST GREIZ 1934 DAY BADGE Early 1934 SA tinny for BRIGADE 41 GREIZ EAST THÜRINGEN. Honest un-cleaned example. Scarce. Sleepy fined.
GERMAN NAZI SWASTIKA SILVER/ENAMEL RING Very attractive ring with unusual orange enamel face with no chips or damage. Oak leaves with sharp detail to shanks. Maker mkd. " F.J." and 800 (silver) stamps to inside. 3rd finger size. Scarce pattern.
GERMAN NAZI WINTERHILFSWERK 1933-34 DAY BADGE Early nazi tinny. Good used condition. Stick pin to rear.
GERMAN NSDAP 10 YEAR SERVICE CROSS Thicker type made with heavy quality metal with a bronze finish.
GERMAN NSDAP PARTY BADGE Nice RZM & maker marked M1/14 example. Pin back. Condition is good over all.
GERMAN NSDAP PARTY BADGE BY FOERSTER & BARTH Pre 1939 NSDAP party badge. Superb condition for age. Marked RZM & M1/77 to rear for Foerster & Barth - Pforzheim.
GERMAN NSDAP PARTY BADGE BY FRANK & REIF RZM & maker marked M1/102 for Frank & Reif - Stuttgart
GERMAN NSDAP PARTY BADGE BY W. DEUMER - BUTTON HOLE PAINTED ENAMEL Rare version of painted enamel button hole NSDAP party badge. Very good condition. Pre 1939, RZM & maker marked M1/120 for Wilhelm Deumer-Ludenscheid. It is easier to find a enamel button hole version than this one.
GERMAN NSKK DAGGER - SCHUTTELHOFER SOLINGEN Good straight out the weeds untouched NSKK dagger. As per SA model but with a black scabbard. All original. Good handle with nickel eagle and SA device. Black painted scabbard retaining a good percentage of paint. Plated mounts good with no dents to ball. Blade with ALLES FUR DEUTCHLAND motto and RZM M7/13 (Arthur Schüttelhöfer & Co). Nice tight fit with dagger and scabbard. One Looker
GERMAN NSKK LAPEL PIN Nice badge with RZM mark and M1 / 72 to rear. Retaining most of it's original silver wash and black paint. Good original pin.
GERMAN OFFICERS WW2 PHOTO ALBUM - K.I.A. Great collection of photos belonging to a Wermacht dentist. Lots of pre war shots in M16 helmets. Jager rgt. shots, destroyed town, troops marching through a French village and a wonderful large shot of a horse drawn unit in the middle of a town. His death card dated 1943, I.D. Photo from his Wehrpass and much more included with an excellent shot of him outside a barracks with a huge stone soldier scupture. 107 photos plus 7 period postcards. All in their period album
GERMAN OFFICIALS GAU VERDEN CUFF TITLE Excellent condition removed from uniform . Blue with gold lettering. Printed. From a collection of vet bring backs I bought locally 25 years ago. The Nazais set up 43 Gau or districts. The Gau was identical to a Civil Defense region. Similar title featured on page 45 of the Fowler book " Nazi Regalia ".
GERMAN P.O.W. U S A RING Big chunky ring. Silver/enamel. Large 3rd finger size. American Eagle to shank. Enamel undamaged. Maker marked and "Sterling" stamped. Slight use wear otherwise very good.
GERMAN P38 SOFT SHELL HOLSTER. Combat worn . Supple leather.No markings . All stitching good. 2 small cuts to the leather below the magazine pouch. One that did'nt sit out the war.
GERMAN PANZER JAWLESS COLLAR SKULLS Beautiful matched pair of Panzer collar badges. From collection of bring backs from the Battle of the Bulge.
GERMAN PARA FALSCHIRMJAGER DIVING EAGLE - UNIFORM CUT OFF Rare cloth version of the Diving Eagle awarded to Falschirmjager troops. This one cut from uniform. Some moth but the real deal.
GERMAN PARATROOPER GRAVITY KNIFE - HELBIG Very nice clean gravity knife in good working order.. Clean blade with clear motto. No darkening , pitting or other issues. The slab grips are first class, no nicks, notches or names. Marked spike. Finish to metal parts very clean with no loss or pitting. Spring very good and this knife does what it's supposed to do, no tip peeking out when locked. All in all as nice an example as your likely to find and scarce by this maker. VGC
GERMAN PARATROOPER GRAVITY KNIFE - SMF Very nice gravity knife with beautiful light coloured wood grips with no damage. Clean blade with no dings, nicks, darkening or pitting, very slight sharpening. All metal parts very good.Spring works well.Release clip has the number "1" to the rear and also clearly stamped "395". Marked spike. Rarely found now in this condition. You get what you pay for. Lovely !
GERMAN PARATROOPER GRAVITY KNIFE - SMF Good example of this scarce bit of kit.Good wood slab grips. Springs good and working as it should. Nice deep incised motto of a king wearing his crown and Solingen rust free. 2 small dings to sharp edge. Good honest " Been There" piece. Very nice overall
GERMAN PARATROOPER TAKE DOWN GRAVITY KNIFE - SMF- EXPORT ONLY Very good example of the scarce take down version of the Luftwaffe/ Fallschirmjager gravity knife. Good blade, good strong spring so does what it's supposed to do.Great slab grips. Blade clean and not sharpened with sharp motto. Matching nos. No Luftampt stamp to spike which is not unusual on a take down. All comes apart nicely. V.G.C. and all original. Not one of the very clever Polish fakes going around , this is the real deal. Export sale only
GERMAN POLICE SHAKO BADGE - RHEINLAND PFALZ Good example with most frosted silver finish remaining. For shako and possibly visor cap. Both flat pin fixings to the back remaining. Obsolete. V.G.C.
GERMAN PRE WW1 EARLY PATTERN LARGE BELT BUCKLE Good scarce example. Service wear. one small split on top corner (see photo). Size 6.4 cm x 5 cm.
GERMAN REICHSPARTEITAG 1936 & 1937 DAY BADGES 2 large day badges for yearly party rallies held in Nuremburg. 1936 badge marked "G. DANNER MÜHLHAUSEN THÜR" and 1937 badge marked "FOERSTER & BARTH PFORZHEIM".
GERMAN RUBY EYE SKULL RING WITH TAG Lovely ring c/w it's original jewellers tag, one of 28 found in an old jewellers in Frankfurt. Good detail skull with serpent and oak leaf shank. Pinky size. Maker and silver content stamped (835). Last one. Mint
GERMAN S.A. SÜDMARK (AUSTRIA) PARTY SUPPORTERS BUTTON HOLE BADGE Rare brass/enamel button hole badge for SA Südmark (Austria) NSDAP supporters.
GERMAN SA 1934 SPORTS DAY BADGE - STURMBANN Ⅱ/29 Rare SA SPORTWETTKAMPF tinny for Sturmbann Ⅱ/29. Good details in copper. Approx. size 4.2 cm x 3.2 cm. pin back.
GERMAN SA GRUPPE THÜRINGEN 1ST WINTERSPORT 1934 DAY BADGE Very large scarce early 3rd reich SA tinny with nice age toning. All original condition. Approx. size 5.4 cm x 3.8 cm.
GERMAN SA SPORTS 1938 DAY BADGE Great example, sharp detail. Maker marked Richard Siper & son Ludenscheid.
GERMAN SHELL 1917 SOUVENIR & SOLDIERS NAME German shell case trench art. Inscribed Andeken ( souvenir ) 1917 and with the soldiers name. V.G.C.
GERMAN SILVER SKULL RING - CHEAP Stamped 830 (German silver) inside ring. Heavy solid example, large 3rd finger size. Good condition with only light wear. Cast not die struck so chunkier . Absolute bargain at this price
GERMAN SKULL RING - RUSSIAN FRONT FIND Good "Been There" ring. Silver with 800 stamp. 3rd finger size.Some use wear. Found near Leningrad.
GERMAN SPANISH WOUND BADGE IN BLACK - SCARCE Good, honest example of this scarce wound badge still retained 85% of black paint.
GERMAN STAG HORN HANDLE K98 PARADE BAYONET Very good example of this scarce bayonet.Non maker mkd. Very clean blade with no finish loss or damage , good point. Good stag horn grips. Scabbard retaining almost all it's original paint. All in all, a nice clean original in top condition.
GERMAN STAHLHELM 10 REICHSFRONT SOLDATENTAG MUNCHEN 1929 DAY BADGE Great looking Stahlhelm rally badge. 10th Front Line Soldiers Day in Munich 1939. Die struck. Retaining almost all it's frosted finish and black lettering. The Stahlhelm helmet in high relief as per the membership badge and this mounted on an edelweiss. Scarce
GERMAN SUNWHEEL SWASTIKA RING Large size rolled gold mobile swastika ring. Good detail with nice stepped art deco style to shanks. VGC.
GERMAN TANK ASSAULT BADGE - ALBERT STUBBE BERLIN Excellent "One Look" original Tank Assault Award. Albert Stubbe logo to rear. Ball hinge with needle pin. Nice convex type . Lovely untouched example with nice age patina.
GERMAN THIRD REICH SACHSEN GAUWOCHE 1937 DAY BADGE Nice tinnie with good detail. Made with aluminium alloy. Bears the Sachsen crossed swords. Nicely maker marked to rear “K.WURSTER MARK EUKIRCHEN - i. Sa”.
GERMAN THIRD REICH SCHLESIEN GAUTAG 1936 DAY BADGE Very striking day badge. Cast alloy with well detailed face. 3 heads of SA Man, Soldier and worker. Town in the back ground with swastikas either side of the Tor. Retaining all it's finish. Scarce
GERMAN VETERANS CAP EAGLE Nice condition. Correct 3 prongs to back. No finish loss. Good detail.
GERMAN VOLKSSTURM - DIE PANZERFAUST - ORIGINAL MANUAL Genuine operating manual as issued to the Volkssturm in 1945. The 4-1/4 x 5-3/4inch, 32-page manual for the Panzerfaust was published in 1945 by the Propaganda Leadership of the NSDAP in conjunction with the leadership of the Deutscher Volkssturm. This extremely rare original manual ( this is NOT a reprint) shows in great detail and with great pictures on every page how to get the anti-tank weapon ready, how to safely use it and, even more important, how to destroy a Russian T34 tank with it. V.G.C.
GERMAN WEHRMACHT THERMOMETER - CASED Rare piece of German army medical kit. Mint condition and nicely Wermacht mkd. and still in it's original maker mkd. metal tin. From Battle of the Bulge group of bring backs.
GERMAN WW1 1898 BUTCHER BAYONET C/W FROG- 1911 DTD. Nice early one with the part muzzle ring and no flash guard. Condition is very good on this one. Lovely reddish toning to grips, exceptionally clean blade with no darkening or pitting.Maker mkd. for Luneschloss Solingen.Mkd. to blade back with crown and " 11 " (date ). Metal scabbard good with no dents or damage and very snug fit with bayonet. Original brown leather frog. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW1 BLACK WOUND BADGE Nice die struck example with most finish. Some loss to the top of the stahlhelm. Another from the Battle of the Bulge bring backs. Many Volksturm units were employed in the Ardenne offensive . V.G.C.
GERMAN WW1 BUTCHER'S BAYONET - RARE MAKER - J. CORTS Rare maker who only produced the 2nd pattern which this is. Good bayonet overall with one of the cleanest blades I've seen in a long time. Clearly mkd. to hilt " J.CORTS, SOHN, REMSCHEID" Dtd. 1916. A cheap bayonet going by what I see in the market place. Handle with flash guard. Some wear to ribbed grip. Metal scabbard with some pitting.
GERMAN WW1 BUTCHERS BAYONET - C.G.HAENEL SUHL Good early example by scarce maker, C.G.HAENEL SUHL. 1913 dated to spine. Early steel/leather scabbard. Leather excellent for age. Ribbed wood grips A.1..Working button.Blade very good with no rust or pitting.
GERMAN WW1 EK1 CONVEX SCREWBACK - 800 SILVER Nice convex dome shape screwback example. 800 sliver mark to rear.
GERMAN WW1 ERSATZ BAYONET Very good example. 12¼ inch blade. This good overall with some dark patches but no pitting. Good handle with working sprung button. Scabbard very good and retaining a good percentage of it's original correct mid green paint.
GERMAN WW1 ERSATZ BAYONET Very good example. This good overall with some dark patches but no pitting. Good handle with working sprung button. Scabbard very good. Total length 17 ½ inch. 12¼ inch (311 mm) blade.
GERMAN WW1 ERSATZ BAYONET German WW1 1888/98 Ersatz bayonet and scabbard. French battlefield find and bought from a museum in Northern France a few years ago. Good condition overall with clean fullered blade, muzzle ring and maker mkd. scabbard, this retaining some of the original green paint. Only issue is the sprung button is absent and this is reflected in thee price for an otherwise good example. An original, excellent, example of a WW1 German Ersatz M88/98 bayonet with solid steel hilt. It has a half hoop, one piece stepped muzzle ring. (see page 143 & 153, No. 338 of The Bayonet Book by Watts & White). It has a 12 1/4" fullered blade which has just light staining consistent with age and is complete with it's original steel scabbard. The throat of the scabbard has a fixed locket and oval frog stud.
GERMAN WW1 FIGHTING KNIFE Classic German trench knife. 7 rib, 3 rivet handle in good condition. Blade good overall, some rusting near hilt.Good point. Scabbard with some pitting and leather hanging strap absent. A good dagger that has suffered from some bad storage. Priced less than half the normal retail.
GERMAN WW1 FIGHTING KNIFE This is an original WW1 Era German Trench Dagger. It has a Stag Horn handle with 3 rivets. The knife has a 3.5" single edged blade nicely marked 'Solingen Rostfrei' and makers logo" OTHELLO" and trademark head. The blade is exceptionally clean with good point and no pitting or damage. It measures 8 1/2" overall. The dagger is complete with original brown leather sheath with German Silver throat mount and end piece. This one is in exceptional condition with good leather, perfect stag horn grips and high quality blade.
GERMAN WW1 FIGHTING KNIFE Got from a WW2 vets widow in Germany in the late 1940's by a Cameronians soldier and bought from him by me. I believe this to be more likely of WW1 vintage ? Hunting knife style with staggered cross guard. Good overall and with initials PG in an oval . Single edged although stiletto style. Ornate nickel silver mounts. No scabbard
GERMAN WW1 GOLD WOUND BADGE Good die struck Wound Badge in gold. Most finish remaining with some loss to the high spots. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW1 HELMET COVER Very rare field grey helmet cover for the WW1 Stahlhelm. Some rust staining and marks. Leather re enforcement rings a bit dry with some cracking to one although all stitching is still good. Maker mkd.and size 66 stamped. All fixing clips present though rusty and still with their wool shell protector pads.Some age shrinkage to cloth. Very good overall for an item over 100 years old and these simply never turn up . 800,000 were produced back in the day.
GERMAN WW1 HUNTING / FIGHTING KNIFE - HUBERTUS SOLINGEN Good example of a fighting knife from the Great War. Stiletto style With pressed leather ringed handle and brass cross guard. Blade with some darkening but no pitting. To the the ricasso, the Hubertus trade mark and the other side with SOLINGEN. Good leather scabbard with nickel tip and belt loop and retaining strap both these have working studs. Original and untouched.
GERMAN WW1 IRON CROSS STICK PIN From a collection of British vet bring backs, ( see pics ). Knurled pin. WW1 type.
GERMAN WW1 M16 HELMET - S.i. 66 Good original helmet by scarce maker "S.i." ( Eisenhutton werks Schlesien ) in Silesia. Size 66 so correct non stepped lugs for this large size. Leather liner band, this has " Breslau 1916 " stamped to the inside. 2 of the 3 liner pads present, no cushions. Liner band good, pads with good leather, not frail but tongue ends a/f and one pad has a tear. Price is fair for a total original but with liner issues.
GERMAN WW1 M17 CAMO HELMET C/W CHINSTRAP - ET66 One Look original German WW1 trench helmet in an interesting 2 tone autumn camo of green and brick red with fine line black separation. The helmet is complete. Chrome leather liner pads in good supple condition and with all tongue ends intact. Horsehair pads are there on 2 of the pads, the third has a piece of leather instead, this would appear to be period and as the rest of the helmet is sleepy so I have no doubts this is how it was worn.Metal liner band as per M17 configuration. Rare original to it chin strap, present and complete and decent for it's age and to get a chinstrap on one of these helmets is extremely rare. Large size ET 66.No stepped lugs as found on the big sizes. Stamped ET66 to apron and there is a crown stamping although it's indistinct. Great front line helmet and not one of the many spurious fake camos out there, this one is the real deal.
GERMAN WW1 MODEL STAHLHELM BELT BUCKLE Lovely example remaining almost all it's paint finish. Good detail. Very scarce.
GERMAN WW1 PORTRAIT WITH PICKLEHAUBE SWEETHEART BROOCH Lovely sweetheart brooch. Size 3.4 cm diameter. Maker marked to rear.
GERMAN WW1 SAWBACK BUTCHER BAYONET Super example of this now scarce bayonet. Very good blade with some darkening but no pitting or dings. Good point. Flash guard. Nicely mkd. for " A - G DUISBURG ". Nice toned reddish wood grips. Scabbard good with undented end ball. Has received a strike by bullet or similar resulting in a dent near the frog attachment. 1916 dtd. to blade back.
GERMAN WW1 SILVER WOUND BADGE Nice silver WW1 veterans wound badge. Die struck. Most finish remaining with some loss to the helmet. This was an American vet bring back from the Battle of the Bulge and likely taken from a Volksturm soldier. A large number of Volksturm were involved as well as elite units as Hitler scraped the barrel for reserves for his final assault. As with all these attributed items a copy of the American vets memoirs and copy photos will be available
GERMAN WW1/ 2 - 3 MEDAL RIBBON BAR Battle of the Bulge pick up. Likely from Volksturm soldier. Comprises, WW1 Iron Cross, KVK with swords for combatants and the Military Merit medal. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW1/WW2 TRANSITIONAL HELMET COMPLETE I've left this one exactly as it came in, c/w with it's full length mkd. chinstrap. Now most helmets I see have no chin straps because sellers remove them and sell separately for £150/160 pounds on their own. Originally a blue grey this has been overpainted period in correct field grey . This with a percentage of flaking. Excellent M35 pattern, clean, size 56 liner and maker mkd. full length chinstrap. This is the WW1 M18 or Austrian type shell with no strap fixings on the inside of the apron. Mkd. to crown " N.O. " Transitional helmets, i.e. WW1 helmets fitted with WW2 type liners were used inter war during the Nazi period, and wartime they were used primarily by 2nd line troops. Take off the price of the chin strap and this makes it a very cheap helmet.
GERMAN WW2 2ND PATTERN ARMY MARKSMANS LANYARD'S BADGE Badge from the Marksmans lanyard.Good condition . The 4 retaining pins present. Nicely toned.Well detailed.
GERMAN WW2 3 RIBBON BAR One of the Battle of the Bulge bring backs. 3 medal ribbon bar consisting of Iron Cross, Russian Front and KVK with Swords. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 RED CROSS MEMBERS BADGE Nice example with no damage to red/black enamel. Marked E.L.M. GES. GESCH to rear.
GERMAN WW2 SINGLE DECAL ARMY DAK M40 CAMO HELMET Nice combat helmet brought back by an American serviceman from Tunisia. Remains of distinctive DAK camo to around 40% of the shell. SE 64 with Lot No. 11826. Army decal. Liner complete with tearing along the lower leading edge at one part. Typically real tropical theatre helmets have issues with dryness to the liner. Tongue ends complete complete. No chinstrap. A genuine North Afrika campaign helmet at a fraction of the normal cost and one that did'nt sit out the war.
GERMAN WW2 VEHICLE MEDICAL KIT BOX & CONTENTS - SS ATTRIBUTED ? A super " Been There" late war item being the combat medical tin carried in most 3rd Reich vehicles. This example left the factory in the standard late war ordnance tan and has seen a fair bit of action . Lid has a Red Cross symbol to the centre and black stencilled " VERBANDKAFTEN" ( Dressing Box). Finish is worn and with some rust bleed. One of the 2 snap clips is a/f. There are various elements of the first aid items contained inside .To the inner lid there is a paper label which is SS mkd. As with all SS items these days I'm very suspicious but this is how it came to me years ago and it has age wear commensurate with the rest of the box. So it's make up your own mind on this and I've priced the box as a standard kit not with an SS price. The reason I'm not guaranteeing this 100% an SS item is, I've never had one before. No doubt this will not stop the many Instant Experts out there making a comment as to whether it is or not. Make up your own mind, either way it's a fairly priced original medical box and if it turns out to be SS your are" Quids In" as they say. A very cool item that would look great in a combat display with helmets, mannequins or similar.
GERMAN WW2 1936 HITLER YOUTH JUNGBANN 7 SPORTSFEST DAY BADGE Nice example in black painted finish. Large size 41 mm diameter.
GERMAN WW2 1936 SEESEN KREISTAGUNG DAY BADGE Rare and beautiful example Seesen 1936 convention tinny. Lovely clear detail of the flag and soldiers faces. Large size approx. 4.5 cm diameter. Made of compressed paper.
GERMAN WW2 1941 DTD. MOTORCYLE DISPATCH RIDERS GOGGLES Very good condition pair of army issue motor cycle goggles . These are not being mis sold as Luftwaffe flying goggles as most I see are. Good clear lenses and with the rims still retaining most of their original paint. Rubber eye cups still supple with no perishing or brittleness. Broad original elasticated head strap good. Shown here on a Normandy camo helmet, this obviously not included in the sale.
GERMAN WW2 6 BY 30 BINOS C/W BAKELITE CASE- BUSCH Made by BUSCH of Rathenow. Graticules. Some specks of dirt to lenses.Original leather neck strap. Black crackling has some loss in the holding area due to use. C/W their original black bakelite case in good condition and still with the belt loops and shoulder strap.Padded top.Maker marks ( see photos). Good " Been There" combat vets.
GERMAN WW2 AFRIKA KORPS RING A good large size example of the rings made fro DAK soldiers in tripoli by local tradesmen. Palm tree and swastika and "DAK 1941" to Gold face. Palm tree and mosque etched to broad part of shank. Good heavy example.
GERMAN WW2 AFRIKA KORPS RING - 800 SILVER Good example of the sought after Italian made pattern ring. Dak motif of Palm tree and Swastika with DAK 1941 below.Mosque to shanks. Marked 800 (silver) to outside shank. Good size for large 3rd finger. Some service wear but nice original piece.
GERMAN WW2 ARMY CIGAR BOX - MUNSTER BARRACKS ( LAGER ) Good example of an attributed cigarette box. I've had a few of these before but this is an especially nice one. Brown painted metal , the lid with a mock tortoiseshell effect and in high relief, a Wermacht helmet with swastika decal, K98 rifle and laurel leaves. To the lower lid text " Munster Lager - Luneburger Heide ". Mahogany lined inside. V.G.C. Scarce
GERMAN WW2 ARMY BREAST EAGLE - UNIFORM REMOVED Bevo grey on green woven breast eagle for use on the M.42 to M.43 combat tunic. This one with stitching holes where it's been attached to a tunic. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 ARMY BREAST EAGLE REMOVED FROM THE TUNIC Good honest bevo Heer breast eagle made in cotton with silk thread. Removed from uniform example with some age staining to swastika. Good condition One Looker
GERMAN WW2 ARMY DAGGER WITH HANGERS BY F.W.HOLLER Super " Straight out the weeds " example. New to the market. Scarce maker of army daggers , F.W.. Holler. All good on this one, handle with no damage Handle parts uncleaned with nice dark age patina. Very good blade with no rust or pitting and a good point. A couple of runner marks but otherwise super. Scabbard good with no dents. C/w original to it hanger straps, these are very nice. One look original with no issues.
GERMAN WW2 ARMY DOG TAG Panzer Grenadier full dog tag. Forum posted to 100% approval. Nice clear lettering. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 ARMY FOUR YEAR SERVICE MEDAL Very nice example retaining most of it's original silvered finish.Replacement ribbon but medal came with a box of vet bring backs I got from from a former Desert Rat vet's family.
GERMAN WW2 ARMY M35 DOUBLE DECAL HELMET- ZIMMERIT CAMO Good example of a very early M35 which left the factory between Autumn and December 1935. Heavy textured period applied zimmerit camo overpaint. Decals exposed. The original early apple green paint is evident in the crown .which Dome stamp. Good supple liner with scarce Braunsweig makers details embossed into the leather and with the original draw string and size 58. Zinc liner band with square aluminium D rings. Large ET66 shell with Lot No. 2441 ? Chin strap full length and maker mkd. but broken / cut in one place, otherwise very good and with aluminium buckle. Army decal near complete but worn back. State shield to 30%. All original combat helmet which but for the decals being uncovered would be £1300 plus. Rare to find such an early helmet which was in the 2nd run to leave Eisenwerke Thale. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 ARMY M40 WHITE WASH CAMO HELMET American vet bring back so likely the Ardenne . Complete helmet with sheepskin liner with soldiers name in ink. Seam is towards the front which is not uncommon and I've had/seen this on many other helmets. Full length chin strap. ET maker, size and lot number indistinct. Smallish size, likely a 62 shell. Sold to me as Kreigsmarine but I believe this to be a toned army decal. Decal in good shape . Good covering of whitewash. Really nice " Been There " combat helmet.
GERMAN WW2 ARMY M43 CAP Nice One Look original. A bit dirty but no moth or damage. Correctly sewn insignia. Size 55/56. Late war example. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 ARMY VISOR CAP EAGLE - R.H. - 1938 Part of a collection of bring backs by a British vet. Heer cap eagle. No pins, reflected in the price. marked to back R.H. - 1938. Aluminium.
GERMAN WW2 BAKELITE SOLDIERS BUTTER DISH - MAKER MARKED Black bakelite container for WW2 soldiers butter ration. Stamped on the bottom of the container. Not modern plastic copy. Complete with block of margarine. I am guaranteeing the dish and I have it on good authority the margarine is also real but no guaranteed on that. V.G.C.. Scarce.
GERMAN WW2 BINOCULARS - 6 BY 30 C/W RAIN GUARD AND HANGING STRAP - NAMED Excellent combat used set of binos. Ordnance tan with plenty of service wear to grips. Bakelite eye pieces. Neck strap with rubber rain cover. Scarce leather hanging strap. As they came and were a vet bringback and obviously the property of a front line soldier with the commensurate wear. Name scratched to front " Friedrich " Clear lenses
GERMAN WW2 BLACK WOUND BADGE Very good example retaining 98% of its black paint.
GERMAN WW2 BLACK WOUND BADGE Another from a group of British vets German bring backs, ( see pics ). Purchase from the son. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 BLACK WOUND BADGE Battle of the Bulge vet bring back. Mint condition.
GERMAN WW2 BLACK WOUND BADGE Combat worn black wound badge. Most of the black has worn off leaving the base brass metal. One look original from the Battle of the Bulge collection of bring backs listed here.
GERMAN WW2 BLACK WOUND BADGE - BATTLE OF THE BULGE BRING BACK Pin absent. Torn from uniform as were a few of the badges from this large collection. Combat worn condition . Genuine Ardennes attributed bring back
GERMAN WW2 BLACK WOUND BADGE - MAKER MARKED 65 Wound badge in black. Maker marked "65" for Klein & Quenzer A.G., Idar/Oberstein. From a collection of British vet bring backs , ( see pics ). Excellent condition.
GERMAN WW2 BOXED MOTHERS CROSS GOLD AWARD Full length ribbon. Makers name on inside of the case,”Richard Sieper & Sohne. Ludenscheid".
GERMAN WW2 CASED EK1 (IRON CROSS 1ST CLASS) - GEBR. GODET & CO. Mint cased example. Marked L/50 to rear for Gebr. Godet Co..
GERMAN WW2 CASED EK1 SPANGE - MEYER Beautiful sleeper straight from the vets house via his niece. Cased spange in it's original box. Correct no maker marks for a Meyer. Never seen the light of day since 1945. As nice as they come and still with it's original silver frosting
GERMAN WW2 CLOSE COMBAT AWARD - ARDENNES BRING BACK - ATTRIBUTED Late war zinc example. Combat worn with dirt still present. Not one that sat out the war. Pin has been bent at the bottom to secure it. It was obviously being worn like this by the soldier after the hook broke.. From the collection of Ardennes bring backs.
GERMAN WW2 COASTAL ARTILLERY AWARD Good non maker marked early war example.Very well detailed. Some gilded finish remaining to the laurel wreath and black finish to the water. Well defined features as found on pre zinc types.
GERMAN WW2 COURT MOUNTED SET OF 4 MEDALS Nice original set comprising Hindenburg cross with swords, War merit cross, red cross medal and faithful service cross.
GERMAN WW2 DEMJANSK SHIELD Battle of the Bulge bring back . Good condition. 3 prongs present. No backing cloth hence low price but nice it's from one of the most famous battles of WW2.
GERMAN WW2 DRL SPORTS BADGE IN GOLD Nice example in gold grade. Good condition with maker marked to rear.
GERMAN WW2 EASTERN FRONT POSTCARD Nice original. Some yellowing and spotting but easily identified as an original.
GERMAN WW2 EK2 (IRON CROSS 2ND CLASS) Very nice example c/w original ribbon. Uncleaned , as found . Pretty much all paint remaining . No rubbing or damage. Unmarked ring. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 EK2 AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS - K.I.A. Very nice grouping to a infantry sergeant of Grenadier Rgt. 435. Comprises EK2 with original ribbon. Award citation named to him, Rare condolence document sent to his family and a photograph of his grave, both photo and frame are wartime pieces. Unusual to get such a complete group and the condolence document were only sent in small numbers. All items are in good condition.
GERMAN WW2 EK2 IRON CROSS WITH ORIGINAL RIBBON Very nice One Look original. Uncleaned with age toning. Will clean up nicely if desired. Original ribbon. Unmarked ring. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 ENTRY INTO THE SUDETENLAND MEDAL BOXED Nice Flower War medal with it's original leather covered wood box. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 FELDGENDARMERIE GORGET A now rare item. Good early war example. Heavy and chunky construction. Retaining most of it's luminous paint and plating to both chain and gorget. Felt at the back has mothing. Strong heavy pins to the rear. Uncleaned and exactly as it came to me along with another late war example. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 FELDGENDARMERIE GORGET - VET BRING BACK Nice Polizei gorget from a collection of items brought back by one of the soldiers present at the liberation of Bergen Belsen . I have a pdf copy of his letter home which makes grim reading ( this comes with the sale ). Uncleaned as it came to me from his son. Radium finish present to almost 100%. Late war card type backing. Uncleaned. Chain good. One Look original with sound provenance and purchased straight from the family. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 GENERAL ASSAULT BADGE Good early example in steel. Sharp detail. Long pin. Nice age patina.
GERMAN WW2 GERMAN OFFICERS COAT Good large size, full length leather coat in wearable condition. Leather still supple. Fits 40/42 chest and suits up to 6' 2''. Good liner with very faint stamps which looks like " V A 1939 ? . There are other numbers but very faint. One belt loop torn but could be easily stitched. Buttons are a full matching set of WW2 period replacements. Offered at a very low price but check out the postal costs as the weight is 5 kilos.
GERMAN WW2 GOLD WOUND BADGE - HAUPTMNZAMT WIEN Great example with almost all its gold finish remaining. Marked 30 at rear for "Hauptmnzamt Wien". Superb.
GERMAN WW2 GOLD WOUND BADGE - HAUPTMÜNZAMT, WIEN Originally a gold wound badge but lost all it's gold paint on the front. Remaining trace of gold paint at the back and on the pin. Marked "30" for Austrian maker "HAUPTMÜNZAMT, WIEN"
GERMAN WW2 GOLD WOUND BADGE BOXED - HAUPTMÜNZAMT WIEN AUSTRIA Good original mid war zinc example. Gold finish now gone from as often is the way with zinc but still has gold pin. Maker mkd. to rear "30". Good original box and not a marraige. WAF posted for comments, all good.Confirmed as a gold example. Box still with blue makers label to underside.
GERMAN WW2 HEER BELT & BUCKLE SET - LARGE Good combat worn belt and buckle set .Early pebbled aluminium Army buckle, non maker mkd. still with it's leather tab. Tab has makers lozenge but the details are indistinct. Belt condition is good with service wear. Stamped with a " 90 ". Large size approx, 36 inch waist approx. Not one that sat out the war this one. Nice One Look original.
GERMAN WW2 HEER TROPICAL BELT Good salty "been there" example and a North Africa vet bring back.I have left this as found and could be cleaned up if desired. Tan web belt in good combat worn condition. Green painted steel buckle with leather tang attached with maker details and 1942 date.32 inch waist approx. Nice original. Scarce
GERMAN WW2 HITLER YOUTH 1938 LAPEL BADGE Good honest example. Maker marked to rear.
GERMAN WW2 HITLER YOUTH 1939 LAPEL BADGE - RZM & MAKER MARED Great example with RZM & maker marked to rear.
GERMAN WW2 HITLER YOUTH BELT BUCKLE Good early plated nickel example. Sharp detail. Nicely mkd. to back , RZM in a single ring circle and M/ 4 / 55. Most of my German items now I'm forum posting ,especially belt buckles and awards just to be sure before offering them for sale and this one got the thumbs up. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 HITLER YOUTH JUGENDFEST 1943 BADGE Scarce version. Good honest condition for age.
GERMAN WW2 HITLER YOUTH MEMBERSHIP PIN BADGE - M1/101 NIce example with no damage to enamel. Marked RZM & M1/101 to rear by Gustav Brehmer-Markneukirchen.
GERMAN WW2 HJ (HITLER YOUTH) GOLDEN LEADERS PROFIENCY BADGE BY GUSTAV BREHMER Nice example No. 10179. RZM & maker marked M 1/101 for Gustav Brehmer. Good detail. ⅓ pin absent at rear.
GERMAN WW2 HJ 1935 JUGENDFEST BADGE Good example retainning most of its silver finish.
GERMAN WW2 HJ 1937 JUGENDFEST BADGE Good detail retainning most of it's silver finish.
GERMAN WW2 HJ PROFICIENCY AWARD LAPEL BADGE Scarce miniature version of the Hitler Youth Sports badge. Late war uncleaned example as it came to me. M1 / 63 and RZM mkd. to back. Original pin.
GERMAN WW2 HJ PROFIENCY BADGE SILVER GRADE BY GUSTAV BREMER Nice alloy example. RZM & Maker marked M 1/101 at rear for Gustav Bremer. No. 249553.
GERMAN WW2 HUNTING ASSOCIATION MEMBERS STICK PIN Good example. Knurled pin. Ges Gesch mkd. Mint condition. One of a number of items from a British vet's bring back collection.
GERMAN WW2 INFANTRY ASSAULT BADGE SILVER GRADE - PIN ABSENT Another from the Ardennes collection. Nice die struck combat worn example. Pin absent. The pin broke when it was torn from the Germans uniform by a G.I.according to the vets son. Still a nice atrefact attributed to one of the most important battles of WW2.
GERMAN WW2 INFANTRY OFFICERS VISOR CAP Fantastic looking cap with high saddle shape. Officers early bullion cap eagle and cockade. Tri cot material. No moth. To the underside of the left hand overhang there is a brown stain which is either blood or iodine. Officers cap cords.White piped for infantry. Padded sides. Inside of the cap has really nice sweat staining and service wear. Celluloid diamond present but detached in part. A good quality cap with a lot of attitude which did'nt sit out the war. Size 56 approx.Nice early One Look original.
GERMAN WW2 INFANTRY VISOR CAP Super large size all original early war mans visor. Size approx. 60 cm. Early insignia never removed so no holes in lining. Slight moth tracking to crown. White piped. Celluloid diamond good with clear maker details. Good chin strap. Total " One Look " original.
GERMAN WW2 IRON CROSS / EK2 - 113 MARKED RING Lovely example with nice detail. Good condition and age toning. Complete with original long ribbon.
GERMAN WW2 IRON CROSS 1ST CLASS - L12 - JUNCKER Very nice example by C.E. JUNCKER - BERLIN. Mkd. coke bottle pin. Uncleaned. Crisp detail. Nice age toning. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 IRON CROSS 2ND CLASS - MARKED RING 55 Good honest example EK2 with 55 stamped on the ring. Original uncleaned.
GERMAN WW2 IRON CROSS 2ND CLASS SPANGE Nice condition 2nd Class Spange of the Iron Cross as awarded to recipients of the EK2 in WW1 who also won the award during WW2. Missing 2 of it's 4 prongs otherwise VGC. From the collection of Battle of the Bulge bring backs .
GERMAN WW2 JACK BOOTS Good wearable pair of jack boots.Approx size 8. Supple leather. One boot with original cloth pull on straps, the other with period replacement leather straps. Heels with metal horseshoes. Metal toe pieces. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 K98 BAYONET & FROG - MATCHING NOS. Very good example,JWH maker mkd. and matching nos. to both scabbard and blade. This one also has Waffenampt stamps and even has markings to the scabbard ball. Condition on this one very good. Bakelite grips. Good brown leather frog. Soldiers name to rear of frog ( indistinct).
GERMAN WW2 K98 BAYONET - MATCHING NUMBERS & FROG Very nice clean K98 with red bakelite grips. Ticks all the boxes and as nice as they come.644 mkd. to both ricasso and scabbard throat. Also mkd. 44 (year ) C Q H. Blade retaining almost all it's original blackened finish.Scabbard good with a couple of small dents. Black leather frog in good condition and maker mkd. and dtd.1941, also mkd. with a large "26".
GERMAN WW2 KREIGSMARINE BELT & BUCKLE This another item from a group that came from a vets son. The vet having been present at the liberation of Belsen. Rb. Numbered belt , this with a small tear to the leather where it's been left folded over a period of time. Blue painted Kreigsmarine buckle. Maker mkd. and dtd. - B & N - 43. Name and a email copy of his letter home from Belsen to buyer.
GERMAN WW2 KREIGSMARINE BELT BUCKLE - JFS Scarce blue painted belt buckle referred to as the Navy buckle although it's likely late war the army were also using these buckles. Very nice condition and retaining most of it;s original blue finish. Vet bring back from the Battle of the Bulge. There were Kreigsmarine sailors put into the ground role in the Ardennes so could be army or navy.
GERMAN WW2 KREIGSMARINE BEVO BREAST EAGLE Kriegsmarine breast eagle in fine quality BeVo style machine embroidery consisting of golden-yellow threading on a dark blue cotton woven base. Bright colours.
GERMAN WW2 KREIGSMARINE BREAST EAGLE Another from a British vets bring back group of items ( see pics ). Bought from his son. One look original. Mint condition.
GERMAN WW2 KREIGSMARINE COASTAL ARTILLERY BADGE BY STEINHAUER & LUCK Still remaining half it's gold finish. Totaly original has not been tampered with.
GERMAN WW2 KREIGSMARINE NARVIK SHIELD - JUNCKERS Rare Junckers attributed Narvik shield. Gilt on zinc with 70% plus finish remaining. Some oxidisation as occurs on these shields. All 4 pins present but lacking backing cloth and plate. Only approx 5000 sailors took part in the campaign making this a very rare piece which complete would cost £380 plus. British vet bringback and bought from his daughter.
GERMAN WW2 KREIGSMARINE OFFICERS CAP COCKADE A very finely embroidered cellion gold wreath with metal wire central cockade . Padded type. Mint condition.
GERMAN WW2 KREIGSMARINE RIBBON BAR - IN SCHIFFER BOOK A ribbon bar I've had stuck away for a long time and bought from the chaplain Mark Hayden who did the Schiffer book on German ribbon bars, where this bar is featured. Comprises WW1 Iron cross with Spange,War Merit cross with swords, Hindenburg cross with swords and the Hanseatic Decoration .All original as mounted and as seen in the book. Formerly owned by a WW1 U Boat officer, Leutnant zur see Mettenheimer . In WW2 he went on to serve with the minesweepers and was CO of the Halbschute Flotilla Brest with the rank of Korvettenkapitan. In WW1 he was watch officer on UB 95 .
GERMAN WW2 KRIEGSMARINE MINESWEEPER BADGE One from the Battle of the Bulge collection. Zinc, mid war . Retaining much of the original finish. Non maker mkd. Needle pin. v.g.c.
GERMAN WW2 KRIM SHIELD Another from Ehuds bring backs from the Battle of the Bulge. Nice Krim arm shield . All prongs present and in good condition . Backing cloth and back plate absent hence low price.
GERMAN WW2 KRIM SHIELD WITH BACKING PLATE Good , well detailed Krim shield. Another from the Brenneise ,Bulge collection. Backing plate and all 4 prongs but no cloth part. Been There battlefield pick up.
GERMAN WW2 KUBAN SHIELD Battle of the Bulge vet bring back Kuban Campaign shield. Shield is good with it's 4 triangular tangs. Lacks the backing plate hence low price.
GERMAN WW2 KVK IST CLASS (WAR MERIT CROSS) WITHOUT SWORDS Great non maker marked example.Uncleaned, as found. Stout coke bottle type pin. Will clean up nicely if desired.
GERMAN WW2 KYFERHAUSERBUND STICK PIN Great example Veterans Association stick pin with GES GESCH marked to rear. Knurled pin.
GERMAN WW2 LABOUR WORKER GAU BAYR. OSTMARK DAY BADGE Scarce still retainning its black enamel paint. All original.
GERMAN WW2 LUFTWAFFE 4 YEARS SERVICE MEDAL RIBBON BAR Ribbon bar. Cornflower blue and with Luftwaffe eagle. From a group of British Vets WW2 bring backs. ( See pics ) V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 LUFTWAFFE BELT & BUCKLE - MAKER STAMPS Super belt and buckle set both with makers markings. Pebbled aluminium buckle with maker C.T.D. Belt nicely impressed with " Bekl. L.im LGK 2 - Schonwalde ". Also Luftwaffe, " LBA " stamp. Owners name hand applied and tip impressed "90". Good size, easily up to 36' waist. Good condition with some service wear.
GERMAN WW2 LUFTWAFFE BELT & BUCKLE C/W D - RING BELT LOOP - MAKER STAMPED TANG & DATED 1938 Good "Been There" early belt /buckle set. Pebbled aluminium buckle Droop Tail eagle. 1938 dtd. and maker mkd leather tang, Belt in good "As Found" condition and is approx. 32/33 waist. What is really nice is it still has a D Ring equipment strap which is original to it. Nice vet bring back One Looker.
GERMAN WW2 LUFTWAFFE BREAST EAGLE Good high quality example . Silk embroidered. Uniform removed with some stitching remains. Part of a collection from a vets house all swopped for cigarettes with a P.O.W. in Hamburg.
GERMAN WW2 LUFTWAFFE FLAK BADGE Very sharply detailed early war example. Non maker mkd. V.G.C. From the Ehud Brenneise collection of bring backs.
GERMAN WW2 LUFTWAFFE GROUND ASSAULT BADGE Good 2 piece with separately applied rivetted eagle. Zinc . Non maker mkd. V.G.C. Another from the Brenneise collection of Battle of the Bulge bring backs.
GERMAN WW2 LUFTWAFFE MARKSMANS LANYARD Very good straight from the vets daughter bringback. Rare " Hooked Beak" eagle. No damage. As nice as they come with minor service wear.
GERMAN WW2 LUFTWAFFE PARATROOPER BADGE - NAMED TO SOLDIER Outstanding piece . Combat worn Fallschirmjager award. This one has the soldiers name scratched to the back and looks like " Headenk " ? Possibly researchable and this man was in the Ardennes offensive as it was another from the extensive collection of Battle of the Bulge bring backs by American officer Ehud Brenneise. These don't often turn up named. Uncleaned with nice patina. Non maker marked. If you want a " Been There " from one of the most famous battles of WW2 this is for you. Good condition but not ex stores.
GERMAN WW2 LUFTWAFFE PILOTS AWARD CLOTH VERSION Very good removed from uniform example from a British vets collection of bring backs ( See pics ). Great condition
GERMAN WW2 M35 SINGLE DECAL ARMY HELMET NS62 - NAMED Good honest all complete M35 combat helmet. NS 62 (Nickelwerke Schwerte) with rear apron code D 13 ? making it a 1938 helmet. Good percentage of it's re issue original paint .Toned Army decal with abrasions where it's been rubbing against kit or vehicle. Sheepskin liner. Original chin strap with aluminium buckle, complete but broken. Owners name in blue to left skirt. All original early helmet which are difficult to find these days. Direct family purchase in 2017 from the family of Henry Redding who served with the American National Guard Quartermaster Corps.Part service records included for him.
GERMAN WW2 M40 HEER SD HELMET - QUIST 64 Text book helmet which conforms to exactly as it left the factory. Q64, with lot no. DN80. Quist Big Foot decal, nicely toned with no issues. Good sheepskin liner on zinc band, c/w draw string. Original chin strap present with steel buckle. Short end good, long end with end section absent and tear at the stud end. The liner, decal finish etc. configure exactly as to how it left the factory accordingly to the Brian Ice helmet code book.
GERMAN WW2 M42 ARMY SD HELMET Had this one forum posted and all good. Size 66. Maker unclear but Lot no. is 8451. Good sheepskin liner . Good HJ & K toned army decal. Uncleaned, as found. One Look original. No chin strap.
GERMAN WW2 M42 ARMY SINGLE DECAL HELMET - K.I.A. Good ET size 64 helmet. Liner rotted out and surface rust to crown. Superb toned army decal to almost 100%. Most field grey paint remaining. Liner band, chin strap ends and a small part of the liner present. CKL 64 - 2249 mkd to rear of Apron. Had this had a good liner this would have been a £750 helmet.
GERMAN WW2 M42 ARMY SINGLE DECAL HELMET- ET64 - CKL3646 Just bought this one back from a customer who got it a couple of years ago but now needs an urgent roof repair. M42 from ET with the later CKL prefix to the rear skirt. Lot no. 3646. Almost all field grey paint remaining. Good near complete decal although slightly off centre, possibly field applied, toned with a couple of slight abrasions to both wings Pigskin liner on zinc band. Blue dome stamp. Earlier aluminium buckle chin strap with clear maker and 1937 date. Reason for this unknown but it is a good genuine full length strap. Draw string present. Great looking helmet
GERMAN WW2 M42 LUFTWAFFE SINGLE DECAL HELMET Nice untouched original. This is a SE ( Saxon Ironworks ) with the M42 HKL prefix. To the rear rim is, HKL 62, 2068. This ties in exactly with the the Rice book on helmet codes which has this helmet leaving the factory as a size 62, Luftwaffe single decal with zinc band, sheepskin liner with rear apron markings so ticks all the boxes this one. Liner in good condition with all tongue ends complete and with the original drawstring and marked ( size ) 55. Almost all paint remaining. Decal 90% plus complete. No chinstrap. A good One Look original
GERMAN WW2 M42 NORMANDY CAMO HELMET Very striking looking genuine camo M42 in large size 66. 3 colour,Tan/Green/Brick Red spray with most paint remaining. Double stamped to rear apron but maker stamp unclear as is often found on M42's but the size 66 and lot no. 4625 very clear. Soldiers name also hand applied in the rear skirt. This camo referred to as Normandy camo Outline of an army decal under the paint on the left side. Zinc liner band with good hair oil darkened goat skin leather in good shape with all tongue ends present.size 58.No chin strap. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 MARINE BUSCH DIENSTGLAS 6X30 BINOCULARS Nice vet bring back pair of "M" marine mkd. 6 by 30 Dienstglas. Graticules. No damage to bakelite eye pieces. Leather neck strap. No damage to crackling. Good lenses.
GERMAN WW2 MERIT CROSS 2ND CLASS WITH SWORDS Very well detailed early war example. Original ribbon. Excellent.
GERMAN WW2 MINESWEEPER AWARD BY R.K. Good example retaining most of it's finish. Maker marked "R.K." (Rodolf Karneth & Sohne - Gablonz). Coke bottle pin. Good detail.
GERMAN WW2 MOTHER'S CROSS GOLD AWARD Nice scarce gold grade example with original ribbon and retaining all it's gilded finish. Small bit of finish loss to the left arm of the cross. Hence lower price.
GERMAN WW2 MOTHER'S CROSS SILVER AWARD Very nice silver grade Mutters Cross retaining it's silvered finish and with a long original ribbon. No enamel damage. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 MOTHERS CROSS BRONZE GRADE Nice example with no damage to enamel. Full original ribbon.
GERMAN WW2 MP28 POUCH - POLIZEI- LUFTWAFFE Very nice condition brown leather 3 magazine pouch. Leather near excellent.. Male part of fastening absent. Belt loop with period repair otherwise A.1. Nicely stamped to the leather " Otto Sindel - Berlin - 1935 ". No Waffenampt stamp which is correct.
GERMAN WW2 NATIONAL SOLDIERS DAY BADGE Nice early day badge in copper. Very good detail of soldiers in uniform in relief. 3.8 cm diameter.
GERMAN WW2 NSDAP ORSTGRUPPE POLITICAL VISOR CAP Nice early cap in a large size. This one not suffering from the usual moth damage to the blue piping. The body of the cap in tan-colored, fine whipcord-weave ,wool / rayon mix with one piece top. The blue piping is indicative of the political “Ortsgruppe” . Die stamped gold coloured alloy oak-leaf wreath, encompassing a three-piece cockade with swastika , wreath with a break, easily repaired by laser or I have another identical which could be included in the sale but I've left as it came to me . Silvered political style eagle. Gold chin cords with silver/grey buttons. Early leather as opposed to the more common vulcanfibre chocolate brown visor is firmly in place . The interior of the cap in great shape with brown leather sweatband with sweat perforations at the brow area. Lining devoid of the usual staining and marks and with complete celluloid diamond with maker stamp below. Nice oilcloth RZM tag with size and other details. Approx size 57. Rare with the early leather peak. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 NSDAP PAINTED PARTY BADGE Good example of the painted Nazi Party members lapel badge. Mkd. to rear , M1 / 1000 and RZM. Harder to find than the enamelled ones . Zinc.
GERMAN WW2 NSDAP PARTY BADGE - PHILLIP TURKS WITWE-WIEN RZM & M1/157 (for Phillip Turks Witwe-Wien) marked to rear. Nice condition for age.
GERMAN WW2 NSKK CAR PENNANT A good "been there" example. Separately applied NSKK device to both sides, one with an area of rust staining to eagles head and breast. A bit grubby otherwise good.
GERMAN WW2 NSKK SILVER PLATED CIGAR CASE A very striking high quality cigar case in heavy hammered plate finish. Very art deco style, measures 13 by 9 cms. Nice NSKK device to lid. Good stout catch.
GERMAN WW2 NSKOV TREFFEN 1935 HANNOVER DAY BADGE Early example. Retaining virtually all brass finish. Nice sharp strike.
GERMAN WW2 PANZER ASSAULT BADGE - BRONZE GRADE - F.L.L. Superb example with sharp detail. Retaining all it's bronze finish. Maker marked FFL 43 for Friedrich Linden Lüdenscheid.
GERMAN WW2 PANZER ASSAULT BADGE BRONZE GRADE BY KARL WURSTER Mid war zinc example by scare maker Karl Wurster. Retaining a nice light bronze wash. Nice age toning. Well detailed.
GERMAN WW2 PANZER ASSAULT IN BRONZE GRADE - R.K. Nice original in Bronze grade. Retaining most of it's finish. Maker stamp "R.K." (Rudolf Karneth & Söhne - Gablonz) to rear.
GERMAN WW2 PANZER ASSAULT IN SILVER GRADE - HERMANN AURICH Beautiful silver grade example with almost all it's original finish. Maker marked for Hermann Aurich - Dresden. As nice as they come.
GERMAN WW2 POLIZEI - MATCHING NUMBERS - STAG HORN HANDLE DRESS BAYONET Good example by WKC. Early type logo. Good stag horn grips with aluminium domed rivets. Very well detailed eagle head pommel. Crossguard with oak leaf design. To the back of the handle " B 89 ". Polizei device to the handle is in zinc. This I obtained from Tom Johnston in the States and is a genuine one but not original to the dagger as this was absent when I got the it from a British vets son, possibly removed to de Nazify it ? Good scabbard leather, slightly shrunken with age so there's not a perfect marry to the sidearm hilt. Nickel metal parts. No denting to ball on bottom mount. Top mount with "B89 " stamping and Weimar period Police marking , S.B.5233. Nickel plated blade with nicely etched logo and also mkd. " B 89 ". Scarce with matching numbers. A steal at this price !!
GERMAN WW2 POLIZEI BELT BUCKLE WITH LEATHER TANG - RICHARD SIEPER & SON Early aluminium buckle complete with original leather tang. Stamped RS &S for Richard sieper & Son. There is a stamp on the the leather but instinct. Well worn example.
GERMAN WW2 POSTCARD Nice colour original of Flak gun and crew. Stuttgart printer. Good condition. Good action depiction.
GERMAN WW2 PROPAGANDA - FRANCE'S SHAME 28 by 38 cm colour poster with Nazi Germany's take on France. Very striking. It's actually the cover of a map of Europe. Good condition rare original.
GERMAN WW2 QUIST M40 ARMY SINGLE DECAL HELMET - NAMED / FELDPOST NO. Superb looking combat vet. Retains almost all it's field grey finish. Toned Wermacht adler. Name and Feldpost number painted to rear skirt. Liner with service wear and 5 tongue ends a/f. Full length chin strap with faint maker details. Q64 shell, lot number indistinct . This helmet just looks fantastic and is researchable.
GERMAN WW2 RAD MEDAL BRONZE GRADE Good example. Complete with ribbon.
GERMAN WW2 RAD MEDAL SILVER GRADE Good condition medal. Zinc example. Silver grade now with most of the finish absent. Scarce.
GERMAN WW2 RAD RETIRED MEMBERS BADGE Good clear detail. Maker marked to the reverse of JB U Co. Given to women who had retired from the female RAD.
GERMAN WW2 RAD WOMEN'S MEMBERS RANK BADGE- ASSMANN Third pattern, (1939), die struck, circular brooch with chromed finish. Size approx. 46mm diameter. Features three embossed ridges to the outer edge border with an embossed, mobile swastika flanked by embossed sheaths of wheat on a pebbled background field. Reverse of brooch has a soldered on horizontal pin . Assmann marked and with " 39" and triangle with RAD. Brooch is the "Iron" grade and the pattern indicates the rank of Kameradschaftsälteste. The third and final pattern of this badge was introduced in October of 1939.
GERMAN WW2 RECONNAISSANCE CLASP IN GOLD - MAKER MKD. Stunning One Look gold original. Rare maker mkd. example. Forum posted ( WAF ). 100% thumbs up from people who know their stuff,with 1000's of posts. "Very nice BSW clasp in gold. You dont see these often". "What a cracker with stunning patina". "Good clasp! " Great condition.
GERMAN WW2 REICHSKRIEGERTAG 1937 KASSEL DAY BADGE Still retaining most of its gilded finish. Maker marked "C. POELLATH SCHROBENHAUSEN" to rear.
GERMAN WW2 RIBBON (3) BAR - EASTERN FRONT, WAR MERIT WITH SWORDS Very nice condition. Original pin.
GERMAN WW2 RIBBON BAR NIce original 3 ribbon bar comprising Russian front, EK & War merit with swords. Good period example as opposed to one of the many modern ones that seem to be flooding the market.
GERMAN WW2 RIBBON BAR WITH ARMY EAGLE Nice " Been There " ribbon bar from the Ehud Berneisse collection of bring backs. Comprises Anschluss ribbon and an Army 4 year with metal eagle. The latter is washed out to white through being worn in combat conditions but the original cornflower blue can be seen at the leading edges.
GERMAN WW2 RUSSIAN FRONT MEDAL Good mid war example of the "Frozen Meat" medal. Detail good.Replacement ribbon.
GERMAN WW2 SA GRUPPE BAYER OSTMARK 1937 DAY BADGE Very good example a rare cast white porcelain badge. The text reads, "Sport u.Wehrwettkämpfe-SA Gruppe Bay. Ostmark 1937. Original pin to rear. Approx. size 45mm x 35mm.
GERMAN WW2 SA SPORTS BADGE BRONZE GRADE Good example retaining almost all it's bronze finish. Maker marked to rear in raised letters "W.REDO - OBERSTEN SA-FÜHRUNG SAAR-LAUTERN ". V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 SHUCO INFANTRY ASSAULT BADGE - MAKER MKD. High quality late war zinc example by SHUCO, more famous for their tin plate toys prior to the outbreak of war. Very good detail. Nice streaking to the back. Maker mark " SH.u.CO - 41"
GERMAN WW2 SILVER WOULD BADGE Late war zinc example. Good detail. No maker marks.
GERMAN WW2 SILVER WOUND BADGE - RUDOLF WÄCHTER & LANGE - MITTWAIDA Mid war example in very nice condition. Retaining 95% of its original silver finish. Maker marked 100 (Rudolf Wächter & Lange, Mittwaida) at rear. Please see photo for details.
GERMAN WW2 SILVER WOUND BADGE - RUDOLF WÄCHTLER & LANGE Very nice example with almost all its silver finish remaining. Marked 100 for "Rudolf Wächtler & Lange".
GERMAN WW2 SKULL RING Large size Alpacca skull ring. Good detail chunky ring.
GERMAN WW2 SPANISH SILVER SOLID WOUND BADGE Beautiful and rare and again from the American vet bring back collection. Solid back. Retaining most of the silver finish. Swastika polished to give a bi metal effect by the soldier. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 SPRUNG COSH As favoured by Gestapo, SS etc. This one from a former S.A. troopers estate. This type is not to be confused with the Sipo version which was also used post war.This one was not. Nicely D.R.G.M. mkd. to butt on handle. Flick out sprung 2 stage baton.This type had no ball on the end. All complete and in great original condition.
GERMAN WW2 SQUADRON FOR BOMBER PILOTS CLASP - SILVER GRADE A beautiful example, retaining 80% of it’s original frosting finish. Non maker marked.
GERMAN WW2 SS BELT & BUCKLE - ASSMANN Good Assmann steel buckle and the of the scarcer pattern. Detail is very good and has " Been There". Supple belt original to it with maker details but these are indistinct. Posted on forum for opinions and no dissenters, 100% original . Belt approx. up to 34 inch waist.
GERMAN WW2 SS COLLAR TAB 3 pip collar tab. Correct buckram to back. Wartime pips. No moth or damage. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 SS MANS COLLAR TAB - REMOVED FROM TUNIC Good late war bevo o/r's collar tab. Correct cardboard as opposed to buckram backing for late war examples. Part of a group of British vet bring backs purchased from his son ( see pics ). One look original. Removed from uniform. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 SS MANS DAGGER WITH HANGER Nice " Straight out the Weeds " early SS dagger with original to it leather hanger. Nickel fittings, anodised scabbard as found on early examples. Lovely clean blade with nicely etched motto, finish remains clean with no pitting, darkening or lifting. Handle with none of the usual breaks, cracks or repairs. Cross guard mkd " 1 ". Hanger clip with RZM mark and makers code " M5/8 ". Leather very good. Lovely One Look original and hard to come by like this now. Straight from a vets family and fresh to the market
GERMAN WW2 SS SKI CAP - GERBIRGSJAGER - YUGOSLAVIA A very rare "Been There" ski cap of the pattern used by Mountain Troops. SS skull button to front, this is attached through a piece of wire which has been used as a stiffener to make the front of the cap stand up. This has been soldier done to give the cap a bit of attitude. Correct short peak for Gerbirgsjager.Metal Edelweiss stiched to left side. Nice honest service wear with some salty sweat staining through to the outside. 100% original as worn in the field by a veteran, evident by the use wear only acquired over a long period of time. From the Balkan campaign, mostly likely Jugoslavia. Originally purchased from Espenlaub.
GERMAN WW2 TAN BINOCULARS 6 BY 30 C/W STRAP & RAIN GUARD Nice vet bring back pair of Dienstglas 6 by 30 binos. Although retaining most of their tan finish these are a pair that have not sat out the war. What I find particularly interesting is the period shortened neck strap which has the binos sitting right on the middle of the chest with just the right length of strap to reach the eyes comfortably. Lenses good with no fogging although there is one little spec of dirt in one lens. Graticules. Rubber rain guard. Bakelite eye pieces good with only a tiny chip on the inside lip of the left eye. Front line, " Been There " field glasses .
GERMAN WW2 TANK ASSAULT BADGE IN BRONZE Scarce Bronze Grade Tank Assault as awarded to Stug crews, Panzer Grenadiers and Armoured Car crews. Concave back. Zinc. Maker mkd. for Frank & Reif - Stuttgart. Age toned. From Ehud Brenneise, Bulge collection.
GERMAN WW2 TANK ASSAULT BADGE SILVER GRADE Excellent condition silver tank Tank Assault badge for tank crews. This is the scarce "Daisy" type , so called because of the small flower under the tank track. Die struck and retaining almost all it's silvered finish. Concave back. From the Ehud Brenneise collection of Battle of the Bulge bring backs.
GERMAN WW2 TROPICAL BELT BUCKLE - J.F.S. Original steel painted buckle . Maker marks to rear. Nice original pick up from North Africa although most of the original paint to front was removed by the British vet. Priced accordingly.
GERMAN WW2 TROPICAL BREAST EAGLE Good example with nice detail. Nice condition with hook at rear. Lovely age toning.
GERMAN WW2 U BOAT LEATHER SUIT - 1942 DATED Black leather one piece U Boat suit which was also used by the Hitler youth in Normandy and also some aircraft crewmen. From the widow of a WW2 vet who wore this bring back on his motorcycle in the 50's / 60's. All the matching zips work well and with no missing teeth but the fabric on one sleeve zip has torn away from the suit. All matching zip pullers with " D.R.P." and " RI - RI ". Leather pull tabs still present on all 4 zips, main and sleeves as well as pocket . Nice makers label and 1942 date. Owners name " Forster " on a cotton label. Wool blanket type lining. Nicely impressed eagle and swastika with large " M ", (Marine ) below , to the leather on the right breast. Prym marked studs. Leg zips have been replaced by velcro during it's motorcycle time ! Black leather in good condition for it's age. Some stitching a/f behind the collar and there's a few scuffs and dings. I'm offering this very cheap because the lower inside leg zips are absent, not seen when it's on a mannequin. Otherwise this is a good all original suit and nice with all matching zips and pulls . 38/40 chest and suit up to 5 foot 10 inches. Normally these fetch easily £500/£600. Heavy piece of kit so check postage cost before purchasing.
GERMAN WW2 U BOAT SOLDBUCH PLUS PHOTOS Rare opportunity to purchase a U Boat crew mans soldbuch. Also included are 2 photos and a card as well as the solbuch wallet the lot came in. Profusion of entries and stamps. Feldpost no. ties it to U 565 which was attacked and damaged then scuttled by the crew. V.G.C. Nice pic of him in uniform in the book as well as a further uniform shot and one of his U Boat. Straight out the weeds from a German Flo Mart in January 2017.
GERMAN WW2 VETERAN 25 YEAR SERVICE STICK PIN Great example stick pin in 2-piece construction. GES GESCH marks on the back. No damage to the enamel.
GERMAN WW2 VETERANS CAP BADGE Scarce coloured ovel example. 2 blades at rear in good order. Some paint lost to front. Scarce variant.
GERMAN WW2 VISOR CAP EAGLE Nice alloy cap eagle. 3 pins to reverse. Shaped to cap/ V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 VISOR CAP EAGLE - 38 MKD. Nice alloy cap eagle. 3 pins to reverse. Mkd "38 "to rear ( A.G.Muk ). Shaped to cap. V.G.C.
GERMAN WW2 WAR MERIT CROSS 1ST CLASS WITH SWORD Marked 43 for "Julius Bauer Söhneon" on the pin. Good early war example uncleaned and dirty but retaining most of it's finish. V.G.C.. Another Battle of the Bulge bring back
GERMAN WW2 WAR MERIT CROSS 2ND CLASS WITH SWORDS Nice example of early issue War Merit Cross 2nd Class With Swords. Retaining all its original finish.
GERMAN WW2 WAR MERIT MEDAL Good condition with full length original ribbon.
GERMAN WW2 WEST WALL MEDAL Nice condition with original ribbon.
GERMN WW1 COURT MOUNTED MEDALS (4) - MARK RING EK2 Very nice medal bar including EK2, Hindernburg cross, Wurttenburg military merit medal. 4 medals in total nicely mounted. All original. EK with marked ring possibly "W ?". V.G.C..
GIBRALTER GARRISON WW2 PRINTED FORMATION SIGN Good bright colours. Removed from uniform. V.G.C.
GLASGOW ACADEMY CADET CORPS SHOULDER TITLE Rare wartime shoulder title. Bought from former army doctor who was a member prior to WW2. V.G.C..
GLASGOW AT WAR VOL. 1 Good book dealing with the Glasgow Hldrs, HLI, Cameronians etc. Both Line regiments and Militias as well as the Home Front and deals with their involvement in the wars from the Crimea to WW2. 45 pages, all pictorial. A very informative work and a must for anyone interested in Glasgows input during wartime.
GLASGOW FIRE BRIGADE HELMET BY HENDRY GLASGOW A very rare Glasgow made fire helmet in the Merryweather style and circa 1900 -18. This is a very rare helmet known as the unknown pattern being half Manchester, half Birmingham style. Hard leather body with maker stamp to rear apron. Original brass chin scales, later models had a leather chin strap with no scales. Beautiful and extremely rare original gilded metal badge with city coat of arms and "GLASGOW FIRE BRIGADE. No liner but apart from that the condition is excellent and complete, retaining it's shellac finish and badge in near mint condition. Chin scales good for age. Lovely Hendry was a small firm based in Glasgow in Scotland. The company is well known for manufacturing leather fire helmets. The entire range of leather helmets (except the metropolitan and airport models) were available with white metal, brass or no trim variations although there wasn't a price difference between brass and no trim.
GLASGOW HIGHLANDERS - HLI (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) O/R'S CAP BADGE Very nice w/m example which has been domed out by the soldier giving it a great look. Nicely toned. Die struck. V.G.C.
GLASGOW HLDRS, 9TH H.L.I. OFFICERS LAPEL BADGE Bi metal lapel badge in the fashion of an officers badge. Very well detailed. 2 piece construction. Kings crown. Scrolls with Glasgow Highlanders and 9th Btn H.L.I. Sweetheart size approx. 1 and a quarter inches tall. Original pin and hook to rear. Scarce.
GLASGOW IMPERIAL YEOMANRY 1845 ALBERT PATTERN OFFICERS HELMET A very rare and beautiful example of an Albert pattern helmet as worn in the Crimea. This one is all original which is rarely the case these days as most have had repairs and replacement parts . Skull in very good condition with brass thistle pattern border. Lovely helmet plate. Original full horsehair plume. The interior has the leather work and edge but the silk is gone. Officers chin scales with their velvet backing. All this and the original chamois leather protective bag and the original carrying tin. I could go on but I'll let the pictures speak for themselves. Beautiful !!
GLASGOW IMPERIAL YEOMANRY BOER WAR SHOULDER TITLE Scarce brass shoulder title circa 1900. V.G.C.
GLASGOW UNIVERSITY OTC CAP BADGE Good cast brass example with some polish in the middle. North & south lugs.
GLASGOW UNIVERSITY OTC CAP BADGE Early gilded example. North and South lugs. Good condition.
GLASGOW YEOMANRY BERET BADGE Scarce small size beret badge ( not collar). VGC. Kings Crown Circa WW2
GLEN ALMOND OTC SHOULDER TITLE Good example. Brass 2 lugs. C/W round back plate. V.G.C.
GLENALMOND O.T.C. SWAGGER STICK TOP Rare piece is reasonable condition. One small section absent and a few dents but well detailed with no rubbing.
GLENALMOND OTC ( 4TH BLACK WATCH ) SWAGGER STICK Good example. Blackened shaft c/w original metal tip. Nickel silver top with nice detail . Top with some dents but sides pretty good. Glenalmond affiliated to the 4th Black Watch in the same way Dollar OTC was to the 7th Argylls. Scarce
GLENALMOND OTC SHOULDER TITLE Scarce shoulder title with nice age patina.
GLOUCESTER RGT. CAP BADGE Sharp detail. Nicely toned. Slider. Shaped to cap. V.G.C.
GOLD SS FINGER RING Rare and absolutely stunning 3rd finger ring. Very large and ostentatious. Large face with raised SS runes on pebbled back ground. Name of officer to buyer.
GOLD WOUND BADGE - HOLLOW CONSTRUCTION Rare hollow example retaining almost all it's original finish. Nice detail.Excellent condition.
GORD0N HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS BROADSWORD A good regimental bladed example by Wilkinson dating from WW1. Nice deep acid etching with marquis of Huntly stages head, "BY DAND" motto and "GORDON HIGHLANDERS" to one side. The other side bearing George V royal cypher. To the hilt "BY WARRANT - HENRY WILKINSON - PALL MALL - LONDON". Some darkening to blade otherwise very good. Correct proof mark. Basket hilt with white leather and red felt insert. Some of the powder blue trim absent. Crimson tassle present. Shark skin wire bound handle with some light service wear. Contained in it's leather field scabbard, which is in good condition. Series no. 58850. Rare.
GORDON HIGHLANDER SILVER HALLMARKED SKEAN DHU Beautiful Edinburgh silver hand made skean dhu in the Gordon Highlanders unique pattern. Fretted top. Hallmarked, real citrine to top. Ebony silver studded handle. Leather covered wood scabbard. AFC jeweller mkd. and 925.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS MENU HOLDER - ABERDEEN SILVER Piece of mess silver made by Alex and John Smith of Aberdeen circa 1900 to 1940. Maker stamps to rear. Marquis of Huntly stag as per the officers pattern cap badge and approx. 2 thirds of the size. Lovely detail. Mess silver is very scarce and hard to come by.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS - SILVER CROSS BELT/ WAIST BELT PLATE Very nice badge in unmarked silver.3 piece construction. Unlikely to be a belt plate as the fixings are badge style lugs so more likely for use on the cross belt. Stamped to back " 23 ". Very well detailed. One lug period replacement. Rare
GORDON HIGHLANDERS BALMORAL - C.1955 Stamped BHOOT 1955 with war department arrow. This one belonged to a sergeant and has plenty of "Attitude" inc. stiffened crown for a sharper look. Some old moth nips to chequered band otherwise very good. Size 6 and 7 eighths. Comes with it's original white metal Gordons badge.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS BELT PLATE CENTRE Nice condition vintage Gordons belt centre. Regimental device in w/m. Original central bolt fixing.Sharp detail, no rubbing or damage. 3 piece construction. V.G.C.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS CAP BADGE Nice WW1 die struck o/r's badge. No rubbing or damage. Nicely toned. V.G.C.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS CAR MASCOT Rare 1950's car badge. Gordons split motto cap badge device over enameled background. Some enamel worn away through wear otherwise very good. Chrome still good with no pitting.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS CLUB LAPEL BADGE Good condition scarce mufti badge, V.G.C.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Lovely un-cleaned unmarked silver example. Lovely detail. 5-piece construction. Larger size. Superb.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SILVER WAIST BELT BUCKLE IN ORIGINAL BOX Beautiful silver/gilt early example in mint condition. Complete with heavy card box. WW1 or earlier. Very striking.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS OR'S WHITE BELT & BUCKLE Scarce Gordon Hldrs. Regimental buckle on it's white buff leather waist belt. Uncleaned as found. V.G.C.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS SHOULDER TITLE Good brass example. "GORDONS". 2 lugs to rear. V.G.C.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS SILVER H/M OFFICER - PIPE MAJOR KNIFE & FORK DIRK Beautiful jeweller made Gordon Hldrs. dirk. As worn by officers and Pipe Major/ Drum Major. Silver h/m. Gordons device to top scabbard mount. Morocco leather over classic wood formed scabbard. Beautiful voided , unique to Gordons top mount, set with a gorgeous stone. and al stonesl matching. Sprung catch external knife and fork which lock in nicely . Hand carved ebony handles. Clipped back blade. Hand etched thistles to scabbard mounts. This was a special commission sale which was not concluded hence extremely low price. Selling on House of Labhrans web site for over £5,000. This price for a quick flip. Grab a bargain. Mint
GORDON HIGHLANDERS SILVER HALLMARKED CAP BADGE - GLASGOW 1905 Beatiful early badge with rare Glasgow silver hallmarks for 1905.Well detailed with no rubbing or over polishing. Stout original pin to rear. Uncleaned but will polish up beautifully if desired.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS SILVER SKEAN DHU Modern example in mint condition . High quality construction with Morocco leather covered wood scabbard. Nice real cairngorm stone on top of the pedestal pommel unique to the Gordons. Silver H/M. Bog oak handle. This configures exactly as the old style but you can wear this one out whereas older examples often shed the stone and mounts are loose and leather frail. V.G.C.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS SILVER/MOTHER OF PEARL SWEETHEART BADGE Lovely Gordon highlanders WW1 sweetheart brooch made with mother of pearl, enameled brass and finished with silver trim (stamped). Original pin back.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS SKEAN DHU Beautiful skean dhu of the correct Regimental pattern with the top in the style only used by the Gordons.. Lovely amber coloured foiled citrine. Studded bog oak handle. Stamped "Made in Scotland" to the rear. Silver plate . Good clean clipped back blade.Leather covered wood scabbard. Silver plated. Rare
GORDON HIGHLANDERS SPLIT MOTTO BY DAND CAP BADGE Scarce split motto cap badge. Nice toned example in V.G.C.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS SPORRAN BADGE Very good post ‘52 example. 2 lugs to rear. V.G.C.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS SPORRAN BADGE - WW1 / WW2 These are very hard to come by with the pre '52 Kings crown. Very sharp clear detail. Unmarked silver. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS TAM O SHANTER - C.1956 Nice vintage example. Good original wartime badge on it's original Regimental tartan patch. London maker stamped inside with war department arrow & dated 1956. Owners name "Robson" applied in ink. Nice shape. Exactly as wartime examples. V.G.C..
GORDON HIGHLANDERS VOLUNTEER OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Beautiful volunteer battalion officers should belt plate. Blank scrolls below sphinx and tiger for volunteers. Lovely toned gilding. 5-piece construction. 2 hooks & 2 studs to rear. Rare. High quality example. Larger size.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS WAIST BELT BUCKLE - HOBSON Lovely condition.o/r's or drummers waist belt plate. Hobson London mkd. to back. V.G.C.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS WAIST BELT PLATE - HOBSON Nice maker marked example of this scarce buckle. I've left it exactly as it came to me from an old collection, uncleaned with dark patina but will clean up nicely if desired. 3 piece construction with the Sphinx and Tiger Battle Honours standing in high relief. Brass back plate with Hobsons & Son London makers details to the back. V.G.C.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS WW1 ECONOMY CAP BADGE Very good example of the scarce brass cap badge circa WW1. Good detail, Nicely toned original.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS WW1 SGTS./OFFICERS CAP BADGE Very good nickel silver example of the officers/Snco's pattern cap badge with the Stags head in relief. This is a particularly crisp example with nice antlers and is uncleaned and dirty as it came "Out the Weeds" to me. No rubbing or damage. Pin back type with it's original stout pin and hook. Would clean up very nicely if desired.
GORDON HIGHLANDERS WW2 SERGEANTS BADGE BY LUDLOW LONDON Well detailed with no damage. Marked Ludlow London to rear. Very nice
GORDON HLDRS 92nd OF FOOT GLENGARRY BADGE. Outstanding example of this rare badge. Well struck example in white metal. Nice dark loops to rear. No rubbing to high points. Great detail
GORDON HLDRS OFFICERS DIRK BELT & BUCKLE - KIRKWOODS Very nice example circa Victorian/WW1 era. Buckle with Kirkwoods Thistle trade mark and incised tablet with "R &H.R. KIRKWOOD -66&68 THISTLE STREET-EDINBURGH".Also has a incised "1". Dirk belt with correct thistle pattern brocade to front and red Morocco leather backing. Some stitching a/f commensurate with age. Very nice early belt set
GORDON HLDRS OFFICERS SBP - ATTRIBUTED A very nice shoulder belt plate for officers attributed to Major Peter G.C. Riddell. Nice condition unmarked silver Regimental device on brass backing plate. Stud/hook arrangement on back very good. Peter GilbertCharteris Riddell fought in many of the major battles in the Burma campaign in WW2. Research comes with the sale. VGC
GORDON HLDRS OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Beautiful example in unmarked silver so army issue as opposed to private purchase. Nice spread out antlers. Silver lugs. Great detail and no damage or repairs whatsoever which is unusual with these badges. Excellent.
GORDON HLDRS OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE - PIN BACK Beautiful unmarked rare Aberdeen silver example with pin back. Pin very stout and chunky. Lovely detail and one of 2 identical examples I've just purchased together, the other is marked "ABD - SIL", this one is unmarked. Beautiful detail with ribbing to antlers. Difficult to obtain in Scottish provisional silver. Excellent
GORDON HLDRS OFFICERS SKEAN DHU - A & J SMITH ABERDEEN Beautiful officers skean dhu with unmarked silver mounts, Circa 1885. Bog oak handle with beautiful amber coloured cairngorm stone. Gordon Hldrs type Sphinx on tablet with Battle Honour " EGYPT", the latter in high relief.Ivy leaves round the bottom of top mount. Makers details of "A & J SMITH - ABERDEEN" TO BLADE. Some finish loss to small parts of the blade but no pitting. Scabbard top stamped "A & J SMITH - ABERDEEN - SILVER". Leather in very good condition.
GORDON HLDRS SILK Possibly came with cigarettes back in the day. Nicely detailed, likely cotton. Scarce V.G.C.
GORDON HLDRS SILVER H/M SGIAN DHU Beautiful jeweller made example. Modern Edinburgh silver hallmarks. Ebony silver studded handle. Correct , unique to the Gordons top mount, this set with beautiful citrine. Morrocco leather bound wood scabbard. Clean blade. Ready to wear as opposed to older ones where the stones fall out, leather rots etc. and are really only suitable for collecting. Top quality made in the old traditional way.
GORDON HLDRS SPLIT MOTTO - BY DAND - CAP BADGE Scarce split motto o/r's cap badge. VGC
GORDON HLDRS VOLUNTEER BTN. OFFICERS W.B.P. A good example retaining a good percentage of it's bright silvered finish. Marquis of Huntly stag with , between the antlers, Regimental Motto "BY DAND". Very well detailed this one.
GORDON HLDRS WW1 BADGE c/w TARTAN PATCH A nice white metal o/r's badge with it's original Gordon tartan patch for wear on the T.O.S.
GORDON HLDRS. BRASS WW1 ECONOMY BADGE Very scarce brass badge with good detail. Genuine examples like this are very hard to find. VGC
GORDON HLDRS. GREAT WAR XMAS CARD Good gate fold card with embossed Regimental device to cover and smal piece of silk regimental tartan. Inside with colour pic of soldiers in No.1 dress on sentry duty. From a Sgt. Mc Donald to his parents. V.G.C.
GORDON HLDRS. NCO's FEATHER BONNET BADGE Good crisp example with the long lugs for the feather bonnet. Nickel. Marquis of Huntly stag with Regimental "BY DAND" motto. Mint condition. Rare.
GORDON HLDRS. OFFICERS BADGE Nice frosted silver badge in a slightly smaller than usual size. Great looking badge with no rubbing or finish loss. A possible very skilful period jeweller repair to the antler on one side. I only noticed this with the loop. Priced with this in mind.
GORDON HLDRS. OFFICERS BULLION COLLAR BADGE Very good example. Gold bullion wire on dark green cloth. Early black backing as found on WW2 examples
GORDON HLDRS. OFFICERS GLENGARRY BADGE Nice 3D example. Good detail. 2 lugs to rear.
GORDON HLDRS. OFFICERS HALLMARKED BADGE - 1942 Beautiful example with hallmarks for Birmingham 1942 and jewellers stamp for B & P (Brent and Parker). Lovely detail and absolutely no damage and stags horns have a nice shape. As nice as they come and priced accordingly.
GORDON HLDRS. OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH - 1881 - KIRKWOODS A stunning officers brooch from the period when Kirkwoods were turning out some of their finest and very distinctive work. Edinburgh silver with H/M's for 1881 . R & H.B. KIRKWOOD 66 & 68 THISTLE ST. EDINBURGH stamped to both quoit and stags head and with Kirkwoods thistle mark. Nice clear hallmarks. All furniture nicely applied with silver rivets. This is as nice as they come and they rarely turn up. Condition excellent.
GORDON HLDRS. OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH - 1896 - KIRKWOODS A superb example in Edinburgh silver with H/M for 1896. Jewellers tablets on the back of both stags head and quoit with "R & H.B. KIRKWOOD - 66 & 68 THISTLE ST. EDINBURGH". Also with Kirkwoods thistle logo. Scrolls and stags head applied with silver rivets. Original stout pin. Brooches by this excellent maker rarely appear now. Condition very good. Small dent to left top of quoit. Sharp detail to stag and scrolls.
GORDON HLDRS. OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE - NAMED Very good wartime example. 5 piece construction. Unmarked silver. Brass backing plate is slightly bent at bottom laft hand corner, Pins and hooks to rear good. Owners name "R.W. PETRIE" hand applied to rear.
GORDON HLDRS. RARE ABERDEEN SILVER OFFICERS CAP BADGE These never turn up. Mkd. to back " ABD " and "SIL". Double stamped. Excellent condition badge.
GORDON HLDRS. SHOULDER TITLE PAIR - GORDONS Nice pair of " GORDONS" shoulder titles. Now scarce especially as a pair
GORDON HLDRS. SHOULDER TITLES - PAIR Nice pair of " GORDON " titles. Brass. V.G.C.
GORDON HLDRS. SILVER H/M SKEAN DHU Beautiful skean dhu in excellent condition. Edinburgh hallmarks for 1959. Top maker T.E. ( Thomas Ebbert). Beautiful correct Regimental pattern fretted top with foiled citrine. Morrocco scabbard. Bog oak handle. Clipped back stainless steel blade. Rare
GORDON HLDRS. SPLIT MOTTO CAP BADGE - LONG LUGS Nice toned example of this now scarce badge. The motto is split, i.e., BY DAND as opposed to the normal BYDAND. Long lugs for feather bonnet. I reckon this is silver plated but I've left as found with it's patina.
GORDON HLDRS. SWEETHEART BROOCH. Good silver plated example with enamel scroll with "GORDON HIGHLANDERS".To the top another scroll with regimental motto "BY DAND". Very good condition possible replacement pin at some point.Large size for a sweetheart, approx inch and a half.
GORDON HLDRS. TROPICAL SHOULDER SLIDE Worn singly in North Africa and Italy. This one with Gordons tartan flash and white woolly triangle. Mounted on lightweight cotton slide. Rare. VGC.
GORDON HLDRS. WW1 SGTS/OFFICERS CAP BADGE C/W ORIGINAL TARTAN PATCH Very good example with correct stout brooch pin to the back. Well detailed with the Marquis of Huntly stag in relief and with nicely shaped horns. C/w it's original 2 tier Gordons tartan patch for wear on the T.O.S..
GORDON HLDRS. WW2 SILVER OFFICERS BADGE 4TH ABERDEEN H.G.- ATTRIBUTED Beautiful presentation piece in unmarked silver. Presented to Lt. Ian Williams D.C.M. as a wedding present by D Coy, 4th City of Aberdeen Home Guard. 1943 dated. V.G.C.
GORDONS CAP BADGE - SPLIT MOTTO - BY DAND Scarce split motto example. Nicely toned with good detail.
GORDONS SCARCE SAND CAST CAP BADGE Sand cast made "In Theatre" cap badge. Heavy chunky badge from around the late Victorian or WW1 era. Sand cast badges would be locally made made in a theatre of operations, possibly India or Africa and as a result are quite rare.
GORDONS WW2 SHOULDER TITLES Good matched pair of "GORDONS" titles which I believe came in half way through the great war. These ones from a WW2 vets widow. V.G.C.
GREEN HOWARDS WW1 SHOULDER TITLE Good brass example with hexagonal lugs for the Great War. Nicely toned brass. Excellent condition.
GROSSDEUTSCHER REICHSKRIEGERTAG 1939 KASSEL DAY BADGE Superb looking alloy tinny for 1st Greater-German State War Veteran’s Day. The event only held once due to starting of WW2. Maker marked E.FERD.WIEDMANN - FRANKFURT A.M.S.10. Great details.
GUARDS WW1 MOTOR MACHINE GUN CAP BADGE Scarce badge in very good condition. Very well detailed, sharp die struck example.
GULF WAR FEDAYEEN HELMET Very rare helmet to this fanatical Iraqi para military group. 100% original. Market now flooded with clever fakes so be very careful when offered one of these helmets. All complete with light service wear. Retains the Saddam badge to the side. Correct liner
GULF WAR TORNADO SQUADRON SILVER PLATED SPOON - NO.14687 Superb and rare piece having been given only to squadron members who served in the 1991 First Gulf War. Limited number and this one is numbered on the back and will be attributable. The spoon itself is a striking piece with a Tornado to the top. Fluted handle and nice deep etching with " Allied Gulf War Victory 1991 " V.G.C.
GURKHA SIGNALS OFFICERS CAP BADGE Good post '52 example in silver and gilt. Uncleaned as found , will clean up nicely if desired.
H.J. (HITLER YOUTH ) 1933 NORDSEE GEBIELSTREFFEN BREMEN DAY BADGE Rare early Hitler Youth die-struck brass tinny. Good detail with nice age patina.
H.J. (HITLER YOUTH) HOCHLAND LAGER BADGE Rare badge in heavy construction. Silver washed brass badge. All detail standing out in relief. Good condition enamel on HJ device. Maker marked to rear "A BERGER - GAHISCH".
H.J. 1938 SPORTS DAY BADGE Unusual reddy/brown tinny for Hitler Youth 1938.
H.J. LEADERS SHIRT DIAMOND Near mint example with RZM label. Rare
H.J. LEADERS SPORTS AWARD - VERY EARLY ISSUE NUMBER Nice early example with issue number at rear. Good enamel. Pin broken otherwise V.G.C..
H.J. MARKMANSHIP BADGE Nice badge. Maker marked RZM M1/120.
H.J./ DAF 1935 PROFESSIONAL GERMAN SPORTS COMPETITION DAY BADGE Scarce and early professional sports tinny. For the second year of HJ/DAF sports competition. Die struck brass with dark age patina.
H.L.I. (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) 1 V.B. SCROLL CAP BADGE Very nice rare die struck white metal badge. Scroll with "1 V.B.". Rare. V.G.C.
H.L.I. (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) 4TH/5TH/6TH VOLUNTEERS CAP BADGE Nice cap badge with SOUTH AFRIA scroll officially erased for 4th/5th & 6th volunteer btn.. Rare.
H.L.I. (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) CHROME CAP BADGE Nice chromed example from WW2.Short scroll. V.G.C.
H.L.I. (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) O/R's SHAKO- MATT TAYLOR COLLECTION A post 1902 example. Dark blue cloth body with diced bands. Post 1902 o/r's shako badge. Cord boss with thistle device. Woollen ball tuft. Good interior with makers gold stamp. Marked with W.D. and arrow. Good condition all original piece. Good size 56/57. Bought in the 80's from the famous Matt Taylor sale.
H.L.I. (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) OFFICERS 5 PIECE CAP BADGE Very good quality example in unmarked silver. 5 piece construction great detail. Original lugs one possibly reaffxed period with lead solder ?. Lovely badge and now scarce.
H.L.I. (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) PIPES MAJORS ARM BADGE Beautiful and rare large bullion sleeve badge from the estate of Davy Aitken MBE. The last pipe major of the H.L.I.. He was also the first pipe major of the RHF and the first P/M at the army school of music (as opposed to musical director). There are many photos of P/M Aitken wearing this badge on his NO. 1 tunic. Crown with damage, otherwise very good. Measures 6 x 7 inches.
H.L.I. (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) VICTORIAN VOLUNTEER CAP BADGE Nice shape HLI white metal badge. Scroll with removed ASSAYE for Volunteer BTN. 2 lugs to the rear.
H.L.I. (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) WW1 BRASS ECONOMY BADGE Scarce WW1 brass example with long scroll. Nicely toned with old polish residue.
H.L.I. (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) WW1 BRASS ECONOMY BADGE Good example WW1 economy brass cap badge. Sharp detail. 2 lugs to rear.
H.L.I. - HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY SHORT SCROLL CAP BADGE Good example uncleaned as found. Type with the short " ASSAYE" scroll. Circa WW1.
H.L.I. 2ND V.B. OFFICERS SILVER BADGE - MAKER MKD. RARE Beautiful badge with Anderson of Edinburgh jewellers tablet and stamped " SILVER ". Silver lugs. Great detail as usual with Anderson pieces. Long scroll with " SOUTH AFRICA 1902" Battle Hour and additional scroll to bottom with " 2nd VOLr BATTN" Very rare especially an officers example.
H.L.I. OFFICERS KHAKI BALMORAL BONNET - ANDERSON Rare officers khaki balmoral for the Highland Light Infantry. Blank scroll officers badge as worn by 5th, 7th and 8th Btns. This pattern of headgear was introduced in 1915. Khaki serge as per SD type material. Good size 56/57. Anderson label to crown and jewellers tablet to the rear of badge indicating they have always been together. Beautiful !!
H.L.I. PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Rare plaid brooch circa WW1/2 for H L I piper. White metal quoit with applied raised centre bearing battle honours. Cap badge device to centre. Good example with some light service wear. Good pin to rear.
H.L.I. SILVER H/M SHOOTING MEDAL - 1931 Lovely large size medal in hollow silver with Glasgow H/M for 1931. Very nicely inscribed to the back and lovely detail to the front. Heavy. V.G.C.
H.L.I. VICTORIAN OFFICERS COLLAR DOGS Beautiful matching pair of collars. Construction as per officers cap badge with pin pin running down the rear connecting the 4 pieces. Victorian crown. Un marked silver as per army issue. Uncleaned with dark age toning. Lugs applied differently (see photo) on one collar possibly period re -affixed ?, nevertheless a nice pair of collars bought straight from a family along with the cap badge.
HAIL TO THE JEEP - A, WADE WELLS Scarce book dealing with the Jeep's wartime history. Fantastic photos. V.G.C.
HALLE 1934 F.D. GEFALLENEN MEMORIAL DAY BADGE Very striking tinny in die struck brass. A nice soldier raise high the flag in relief. Large size 6 by 3 and a half cm. Rare.
HALLMARKED SILVER SEAFORTH OFFICERS BADGE - 1938 Stunning 3 piece officers cap badge with Edinburgh hallmarks for 1938 and maker marks "T & E). Tablet inscribed "WM. ANDERSON & SONS - EDINBURGH & GLASGOW". Matching silver lugs to all sections. No rubbing or damage. Sharp detail. Beautiful.
HAMPSHIRE RGT. CAP BADGE Nice example on slider. V.G.C.
HAMPSHIRE WW2 PLASTIC CAP BADGE Very nice example with no warping. Good blades. Maker marked "A. STANLEY & SON - WALLSALL".
HANNOVER FÜHRER 1934 RALLY DAY BADGE Good looking tinny for Hannover leaders association day. Great detail and condition. Pressed brass. Scarce early badge.
HARRY LAUDER - WW1 RAW EDGE BRODIE HELMET Fantastic early raw edge brodie with rare buckle chinstrap as found on the very first steel helmets produced. Prototype liner in good condition. Rubber buffers absent. Stamping to shell "TKS4". Camo paint. There is a linen label attached, "Harry Lauder Collection". "Steel helmet worn by H.L. at Arras while being bombarded. It was a narrow shave. I was nearly not writing these lines". Harry Lauder applied to join the army after hsi son, an Argyll and Sutherlander highlanders officer was killed in France. He was refused but eventually allowed to go to the front line to entertain the troops. This he did with a paino attached to the front of a track, from the Lauder collection which was sold off in the 70's. A rare helmet in it's own right byt attributable to Scotland's most famous music hall singer.
HEER TRAPEZOID CAP INSIGNIA - REMOVED FROM UNIFORM Trapezoid eagle and roundel for M43 and side cap. Bit of moth to backing cloth. Removed from cap.
HEIM INS REICH ENAMEL LAPEL BADGE - NSDAP SYMPATHISER Scarce lapel badge. Good condition overall. Slight enamel damage to left side. Maker mkd. "C.W." (Carl Wild ). The term "Heim Ins Reich" (Home to the Reich) was used before World War II. We note swastika pins with the words "Heim Ins Reich" around it. The pins were worn by Germans and Austrians before the Anschluss (March 12, 1938). “Home to the Reich” was also the slogan of the Sudeten German Home Front of the Sudenten Deutsche Partei (SDP). In both cases it meant not only unifying a population, but there territory as well.
HEIMAT UND REICH 1933 MÜNSTER DAY BADGE Superb looking early tinny. Retaining most of it's original enamel paint. Large size 5 cm x 5 cm. Very scarce.
HERMANN GOERING DIVISION - OFFICERS CUFF TITLE - WESTERN DESERT BRING BACK Another item from a soldier who won the M.M. in the Western Desert. Officers example. Uniform removed. Full length. Embroidered. 2 line tresse. Name and other details of the soldier to buyer. This is the real deal, forum posted to show it off, 100% thumbs up.
HERMANN GOERING DIVISION OFFICERS CUFF TITLE A western desert bring back. Full length officers example. Removed from uniform. Good condition apart from some moth to back. Name/reg of vet given to buyer.
HERMANN GOERING DIVISION OFFICERS CUFF TITLE - VET PICK UP Superb removed from uniform cuff title. Outside tress as found on officers examples. This one was part of a collection of cuff titles brought back by a North Africa vet and M.M. winner, (name to buyer). This along with all his other bring backs were bought by me from his son. I have just bought this back along with other items from a large collection I will be listing.
HIGH SEAS FLEET AWARD - CHEAP Salty original. Virtually no finish indicating it's been worn at sea. Non maker marked. Original pin and hook. Normally these badges with their finish sell for 350/400 pounds Modest price.
HIGHLAND BORDERERS (ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.) OFFICERS SILVER WAIST BELT CLASP - ATTRIBUTED Officers silver waist belt buckle for the Highland Borderers. Very well detailed and not a generic casting but of higher quality with separately applied strung buckle. Maker marked J & co. (Jennens). Matching (no.) 1 on both male and female parts. Rococco work also with fine detail. No damage or rubbing. Attributed to the Orr Ewing family of Cardross Estate near Stirling. Very rare. V.G.C. Formerly the Stirling, Dumbarton, Clackmannan and Kinross Militia, their title was changed to the Highland Borderers Light Infantry in 1855 before becoming a Argylls Vol. Btn. in 1881
HIGHLAND BORDERERS OFFICERS CAP BADGE Super rare badge in unmarked silver circa 1850. Later became the 3rd and 4th Argylls.
HIGHLAND BORDERERS OFFICERS SILVER MOUNTED DIRK - ATTRIBUTED Very rare dirk to the Highland Borderers . Unmarked silver mounts with thistle and bluebells motifs in high relief. These have been seperately applied as opposed to being a one piece casting. Top mount with thistle spray with "90" within. All matching foiled citrines to handle tops. Studded bog oak handle. Beautiful acid etched blade with no darkening or pitting and nice deep etching with " HIGHLAND BORDERERS LIGHT INFANTRY ". Scabbard leather good and no old breaks to the dirk or knife and fork. Spring trigger on the external knife absent. C/w a cabinet photograph of the owner and the original auction room bill of sale attributing it to the Orr Ewing family of Cardross. This small unit who later became part of the Stirling, Clackmannan and Kinross Militia before finally becoming part of the Argylls.
HIGHLAND BORDERERS SILVER CAP BADGE Extremely rare cast silver cap badge. St. Andrew to centre with "HIGHLAND BORDERERS" to outside circle. Long lugs for feather bonnet so possibly pipe band. Nice condition. The Highland Borderers became the 3rd Battalion A & S.H. in 1881
HIGHLAND BORDERS OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH - ATTRIBUTED Plaid brooch in either silver or silver plate with gilded inner ring with "Highland Borderers". Original stout pin to reverse This small unit who later became part of the Stirling, Clackmannan and Kinross Militia before finally becoming part of the Argylls.
HIGHLAND BROADSWORD LEATHER SWORD BAG Rare piece. Sword bag for carrying/ protecting a officers Highland broadsword. Condition for the age is excellent. Brown Morocco leather. No rot . Victorian into the Great War period. Officers initials to top. Measures 108 cm. long approx. Width at the top 27cm approx.
HIGHLAND CYCLISTS CAP BADGE - GAUNT Good quality example by JR GAUNT LONDON with brass tablet to rear. Some polishing to high points. Left lug possibly period re affixed? Still nice badge.
HIGHLAND CYCLISTS ENAMELLED SWEETHEART BROOCH - GAUNT Super example of an enamel WW1 brooch to the Highland Cyclists. Enamel undamaged. "J.R. GAUNT - LONDON " marked to rear. Rare.
HIGHLAND CYCLISTS WW1 SHOULDER TITLE. Nice example of this rare title. 3 lugs present.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY ( H.L.I.) TRENCH ART SHAKO CAP - WW1 Intricate trench art piece made into a tobacco box. Hinged bottom. Made in the shape of a Scottish shako and with the crown from the top of an o/r's badge applied to the front. Nice period piece unlike the modern elaborate vickers etc. flooding the market just now.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY (H.L.I.) - THE GLASGOW HIGHLANDERS CAP BADGE Scarce badge in mint unissued condition. Good crisp detail.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY (H.L.I.) OFFICERS FAR EAST SLOUCH HAT Rare officers slouch hat with makers details, WD arrow and owners name (J. Asbury) impressed to liner . Inside of the liner band has another WD arrow and 1304. Also a further arrow and "20 May 1945" date. Sides with "Salt and Pepper" type ventilation holes. Large loose linen puggaree. To the left side, an officers Regimental bronze collar dog mounted on a green felt circle. Higher quality than the o/r's type. Size 6. No chin strap. V.G.C. Rare.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY (H.L.I.) QUEENS CROWN CAST CAP BADGE Good Post '52 example. Scarce cast example. V.G.C.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY (H.L.I.) WW1 OFFICERS 6-PIECE BADGE C/W ORIGINAL TARTAN PATCH Super high quality example in unmarked silver. 6 piece construction on this one. C/w it's original heavy wool Regimental tartan badge for wear on the Tam O Shanter. V.G.C.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY (HLI ) OFFICERS SWORD - ETCHED BLADE - NAMED Excellent blade, beautifully etched and with no darkening or pitting. Thistle pattern with "Highland "L " (within a bugle ) Infantry" Maker panel on the riccasso with "Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall, London" The swords unique number along the back of the blade is 41822. Also has the soldiers initials " C.H.A.". This will be a easily researched sword. C/w leather covered field scabbard with possibly re plated Chape. Original wig to handle. The only down side is the basket and insert look to be a more modern replacement but it would be easy to source a period basket or if the sword was going to be used I would leave as is. This is reflected in the price so instead of being a £900 plus sword ,the price is £650. Further reduction to this " Almost Giving It Away " price !! ( £595 )
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY - 1949 DTD. SPORRAN Nice large size purse sporran as worn by Highland Rgts. from the late '40's into the 1950's. Profusely stamped inside. Good brown leather body. HLI badge to front. Original brown leather sporran strap. Female part of popper absent otherwise very good.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY - HLI - OFFICERS 5 PIECE COLLAR BADGE As nice as they come silver and gilt collar. 4 seperately applied gilded parts retaining their original finish. Kings crown. Excellent.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY - OFFICERS MESS CIGAR BOX Beautiful and rare. Oak box with Regimental cap badge device hand carved to lid. Also lovely carved rope work, castellations etc. Measures approx. 31.3 cm x 18.1 cm x 14 cm. Lid a little stiff and original key there but lock not working, easily sorted if desired. Truly a thing of beauty ! V.G.C.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY BRASS WW1 SHOULDER TITLE Smaller size title as used by Regular and Territiorial btn's. Larger size worn only by regulars.Hexagonal lugs. Original cotter pin V.G.C.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY LONG SCROLL GLENGARRY BADGE Very long scrolls. Nicely shaped to cap o/r's example. Toned w/m. V.G.C.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY OFFICERS 5 PIECE CAP BADGE Quality example with separately applied parts. Cast back plate. Issue not private purchase. V.G.C.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH - ANDERSON High quality wartime example by Anderson of Edinburgh. Jewellers tablet to rear with "Wm. Anderson & Sons - Military Outfitters - Edinburgh". Blank scroll on badge for Territorial Battalions. Nicely gilded and retaining the original gilt. Unmarked silver. Original stout pin and hook to rear.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY SHOULDER TITLES - WW1 PAIR Good matching pair of shoulder titles. Nice reddish copper colour. V.G.C.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY SILVER SWEETHEART Beautiful SILVER stamped badge. I've left it with it's black patina , as found but this one will clean up beautifully if desired. Collar dog size.
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY VICTORIAN BLANK SCROLL CAP BADGE Pre 1902 . Good and scarce die struck white metal o/r's example. Scroll has been officially erased for a Volunteer Battalion. Victorian crown.
HILTER THANK BADGE IN GOLD - SUD HANNOVER - BRAUNSHWEIG Rare thanks badge. Large size 35 mm diameter. "PAULMANN & CRONE LUDENSCHEID" and Ges gesch marked at rear.
HILTER WINTER HELP THANKS BADGE - GAU SUD HANOVER / BRAUNSCHWEIG Nice example for Gau Sud Hannover Braunschweig. Maker marked "PAULMANN & CRONE - LUDENSCHEID" & "GES GESCH". Most finish remaining.
HINDENBURG CROSS FOR COMBATANTS - COURT MOUNTED Cross of Honour with swords for combatants. Nice original bowed ribbon with pin back.
HITLER EIN VOLK EIN REICH DAY BADGE Metal day badge. stick pin back.
HITLER WINTER HELP THANKS BADGE - 1933-1934 WESTPHALEN NORD Good heavy plated example. Maker marked to rear "Paulmann & Crone - Ludenscheid".
HITLER YOUTH / D J BUTTONS - 11 Bought these years ago as I thought I might need them. Genuine HJ buttons. Nice assortment. Most mkd. to the front.
HITLER YOUTH 1934 WINTER HELP DAY BADGE Rare early H.J. winter help tinny. Nice detail in die struck brass.
HITLER YOUTH ARM BAND Nice multi piece One Looker. Retains bright colour, no stitching faults. V.G.C.
HITLER YOUTH ARMBAND One of a quantity of items I purchased from the son of a Royal Scots vet who brought this back. Colours bright. One piece printed. Good condition.
HITLER YOUTH BELT BUCKLE. Nice "One Look" original. I've left it uncleaned as it came to me. Early plated Tombak type. Detail good. Light service wear. Good quality.
HITLER YOUTH FORMER MEMBERS CAP BADGE Mint condition black/white embroidered cap device for former members. Good quality. Mint.
HITLER YOUTH KNIFE - UNMARKED BLADE Excellent late war example. Good clean non maker marked blade which was often the case with later examples. Good handle with sprung HJ device with no damage to enamel. Scabbard retaining virtually all it's finish. Leather parts very good. Braw !
HITLER YOUTH KNIFE -RZM MARKED All original and in good condition. Good grips with undamged sprung diamond. Leather parts good. Sheath with original paint. Blade retaining most of it's original plated finish. RZM and makers code M7/49. Dated 1938. Leather hilt cushion present. Nice to find an original un messed with example with none of the usual blade sharpening/reshaping, replaced leather parts and repainted scabbard. If you want a nice sleepy original this is for you.
HITLER YOUTH KNIFE TRANSITIONAL - EICKHORN / RZM MKD. The transitional double mkd. models are the rarest of the HJ knives. This one in great condition and all original. Undamaged diamond. Nickel finish good as are the chequered grips. Leather cushion good. Scabbard retaining a good percentage of it's original paint. Eickhorn squirrel, RZM and code M7 / 66 clearly mkd. to blade. There's also on the ricasso the number " 39 ", possibly a unit number ? Blade clean and with no re shaping. Leather hanging strap and press stud original and good. Really nice all original.
HITLER YOUTH KNIFE WITH MOTTO - HENCKELS Lovely condition early example. Heavy nickel handle and crossguard. Blade with a little darkening but good original shape and point. Clear motto. Clearly stamped to hilt " J.A.HENCKELS SOLINGEN ZWILLINGSWERK - GES GESCHUTZ M7/10 -1938" and with twins motif. .Also has RZM mark. Super scabbard with original stout hanging strap which is stamped to the leather on the rear . Good handle with no damage and very good enamel diamond. All in all a very nice dated pre war example
HITLER YOUTH KNIFE WITH MOTTO - J.A.HENCKELS A very nice early quality example. Nickel silver hilt in fine condition, grip plates are perfect, obverse side displays the Enamel HJ swastika diamond. The blade is good with some small areas of darkening but not sharpened or reshaped like many The obverse side features the HJ motto, BLUT UND EHRE (Blood and Honor), the reverse side features makers details, J. A. Henckels Solingen Zwillingswerk with the twins TM,Still with leathercushion pad at the hilt. The scabbard has not been repainted and retains at least 98% of it's original black paint, complete with black leather belt loop and grip strap both in excellent condition. Small impressed mark to rear of belt strap. A very nice early example, much nicer than what is normally found these days.
HITLER YOUTH KNIFE WITH MOTTO - MAKER MKD. Good example. Clean blade with motto to one side and makers logo to the other. Nice scabbard retaining almost all it's original finish. Belt loop good, handle attaching loop a/f. No sharpening. Good original sprung badge to handle with no enamel damage. Early war. Very good overall.
HITLER YOUTH KNIFE WITH MOTTO - TIGER One the scarcer makers and scarce double marked example. Good transitional model and all original. Double stamped with Tiger Solingen logo and RZM number M7/68. Clear "Blut Und Ehre" motto to blade. Nickel finish good with some loss behind the press stud. Original paint to scabbard and "L.S." stamp to the hanger which is nice and supple and with a good working popper. Small crack going down from the lower rivet on the handle. HJ diamond with no damage to the enamel. Slight movement on the blade. Nice early originals like this are now extremely hard to find.
HITLER YOUTH MARKSMANS BADGE - M1/77 HJ Schützen (Marksman) lapel badge: Nickel plated and enameled tombac. 22 mm.diameter. RZM M1/77 (Foerster & Barth, Pforzheim),mkd. to rear. Reverse also has the firm's latest inovation - a die-struck boss for inserting and soldering on the pin plate, perfect enamel , no damage. As nice as they come this one.
HITLER YOUTH MEMBERSHIP BADGE - M1/104 RZM & M1/104 for Otto Fechler Bernsbach to rear. Pin back.
HITLER YOUTH SHARPSHOOTERS BADGE - SILVER GRADE Scarce German early HJ Sharpshooter badge, with the silver honor wreath to the outside. Largely finish absent but traces of the silver is still there. Centre with applied rifles and HJ emblem . No enamel damage. Maker details M1/120 to back. Nice original.
HITLER YOUTH TIE STICK PIN / LAPEL BADGE Rare item. Small HJ diamond on knurled stick pin. No damage to enamel.
HJ (HITLER YOUTH) 1936 LAPEL BADGE Good honest example alloy lapel badge. Non maker marked.
HJ (HITLER YOUTH) 1937 JUGENDFEST DAY BADGE Nice tinny retaining most of it's silver finish. Slight rust near pin at rear due to age.
HJ (HITLER YOUTH) 1937 SPORTS DAY LAPEL BADGE Nice aluminium lapel badge. Good detail and condition. Maker marked at rear.
HJ (HITLER YOUTH) 1939 SPORTS DAY BADGE Great example made with compressed paper. Condition A1.
HJ (HITLER YOUTH) 1ST JUGENDFEST 1933 DAY BADGE Early tinny in brass. Pin back.
HJ (HITLER YOUTH) 2.GEBIET NORDSEE (7) 1937 BREMEN PARADE DAY BADGE Nice HJ tinny in aluminum with lovely age toning. Maker marked "WILH. A. JÄGER - FRANKFURT A. M."
HJ 1938 DAY BADGE Jugend's tinny in compressed paper for 1938 rally.
HLI (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) DRUM MAJORS SASH Unique item to the 1st /6th City of Glasgow Battalion, the Highland Light Infantry. Beautifully made sash with all Battle Honours, Regimental devices etc. in high relief. Ebony drum sticks.Morocco leather lined.All Battle Honours are correct, "Borne on the regimental colours, representing actions fought by the 71st and 74th Regiments of Foot or the Highland Light Infantry prior to 1914: "Carnatic", "Hindustan", "Sholingur", "Mysore", "Gibraltar 1780-83", "Seringapatam", "Assaye", "Cape of Good Hope 1806", "Rolica", "Vimiera", "Corunna", "Busaco", "Fuentes d'Onor", "Ciudad Rodrigo", "Badajos"' "Almaraz", "Salamanca", "Vittoria", "Pyrenees", "Nivelle, "Nive", "Orthes", "Toulouse", "Peninsula", "Waterloo", "South Africa 1851-2-3", "Egypt 1882", "Tel-el-Kebir", "Modder River", "South Africa 1899-1902" First World War: "Mons", "Ypres 1914,'15,'17,'18", "Loos", "Somme 1916,'18", "Arras 1917,'18", "Hindenburg Line", "Gallipoli 1915–16", "Palestine 1917–18", "Mesopotamia 1916–18", "Archangel 1919". All original, untouched. Very rare.
HLI (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) LARGE HAND CRAFTED WOOD PLAQUE Absolutely beautiful with no damage. From an officers mess. Lovely 3 D effect with the layered construction. Original dark stain. Measures 11 and a half inches by 10 inches. V.G.C.
HLI (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) VICTORIAN OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Nice QVC crown officers shoulder belt plate. 6 piece silver gilt centre on seeded back plate. Age toned. Polishing to back plate. V.G.C.
HLI - HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY SHOULDER TITLE PAIR Good matched pair of WW1 titles. Hexagonal lugs. VGC
HLI OFFICERS BRONZE CAP BADGE POST '52 Nice condition bronze " Flaming Bomb " with HLI to centre. V.G.C.
HLI OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE -VICTORIAN- BLANK SCROLL Beautiful example of a Territorial officers SBP. Seeded gilded back plate with hooks and studs. Queen Victoria crown and blank scroll for Territorial. Silver Star of the Thistle with raised bugle in high relief. This is 7 piece construction and as nice as they come. Rare
HLI VICTORIAN OFFICERS SHAKO An outstanding example from the famous Matt Taylor collection, which was sold off in the 1980's. No moth or damage. Nicely braided cords. No cap lines. Beautiful diamond cut silver/gilt officers badge with Victorian crown shellac to peak with none of the usual crazing and congealing. Brass thistle on corded boss. Interior good with some service wear. Stitching repair where chin strap attaches to left side. Makers stamp for McClymont Dewar, Miller St. Glasgow to quilted crown. Green wool ball tuft. Full length chin strap. Cracking helmet from this very famous collection of Scottish militaria. 100% all original.
HLI VICTORIAN VOL. OFFICERS SHAKO c/w TIN Super example with rare blank scroll officers badge for a Volunteer Btn. No moth or damage to body. Silk lining present but with some tears Good leather sweat band, good chin strap. Maker mkd." Hebbert & co. 16 James St. Haymarke Army clothing and accoutrement makerst". Good cap lines and contained in it's original japanned tin. Ball tuft absent otherwise this is easily a £1200 piece.
HMS NEW ZEALAND POCKET KNIFE KNIFE Rare item. WW1 battleship given by New Zealand to the UK. She fought at the Battle of Jutland. Image of the ship in relief to both sides. Period piece. Sheffield blades.
HOME GUARD WW2 ARMBAND Scarce armband in heavy ribbed cotton. Printed "HOME GUARD" panel. Steel buckle with "British Make" in relief. V.G.C.
HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY CAP BADGE Lovely example with very sharp detail. Maker mkd. to slider "BP &co Lo. B/ham". Near mint.
HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY CAP BADGE - MAKER MARKED Quality example by "B.p. & co ". Chromed finish. Near mint.
HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY SHOULDER TITLE Nice WW2 " Removed from Uniform " title.White embroidered on red. No moth. V.G.C.
HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY GUIDON/FANFARE TRUMPET BANNER Absolutely stunning high quality heavy bullion embroidered banner. In the style of a Georgian Guidon with fish tail.Double sided. Bullion wire with some oxidisation. Some small stains to red silk and some broken threads on the Shamrock otherwise very good. Beautiful thing. Measures approx. 31 by 20 inches. Modest price.
HUMBER 1941 MILITARY VEHICLE HANDBOOK Scarce handbook for military Humber. Fair condition. Black outside cover absent. All pages present.
HUNGARIAN VOLUNTEER ARM SHIELD - RARE Lovely unissued example. Stamped "BEVO WUPPERTAL". Mint condition and rare.
HUNTERS FROM THE SKY - THE STORY OF GERMAN PARACHUTE REGIMENT Hardback with dust jacket in fair condition.
IMPERIAL GLASGOW YEO. BOER WAR TITLE Rare brass title , 2 tier with QOR - GIY (Queens Own Royal Glasgow Imperial Yeomanry). Good condition with nice age patina
INDIAN ARMY PALMACOTTA LIGHT INF. WW1 SHOULDER TITLE Palmacotta L.I. brass shoulder title. This unit fought in British East Africa in the Great War. Drilled bar type lugs. Uncleaned as found. V.G.C.
INFANTRY ASSAULT BADGE - SILVER GRADE - JOSEF FEIX & SOHNE Good example with some use wear. Original pin slightly bend. Maker marked "JFS" for Josef Feix & Sohne.
INFANTRY ASSAULT BADGE IN SILVER - M.K.4 Good mid war example in zinc. Rare maker M.K.4 . Good condition retaining a percentage of it's original finish.
INFANTRY ASSAULT BADGE IN SILVER - WALTER HEINEIN Nice maker marked example retaining most of it's original finish. Nice detail as you would expect from WH (Walter & Heinein Gablonz). Good condition
INFANTRY TRAINING RIFLE & BAYONET PAMPHLET Infantry Platoon Weapons Training Vol. 1 - Rifle & Bayonet. 1948. Same as wartime one. Great pictures and info
INNISKILLINGS PIPERS WW2 CAP BADGE Good heavy cast silver plated example.Fine detail. "Flag right " for WW2.
INVERNESS HIGHLAND R.V. OFFICERS CROSS BELT BADGE. A badge does not accurately describe this piece. It's plaid brooch size, 3 piece construction. Outer piece is a thistle wreath, very nicely detailed, centre piece is a bugle within which is "I H R V". Both these applied on top of a polished smooth back plate.3 screw fixings to rear with 2 of the original nuts still present. Lovely condition, 1880 - 1887.
INVERNESS HIGHLAND RIFLE VOLUNTEERS CAP BADGE Extremely rare badge in excellent condition. White metal.
INVERNESS MILITIA PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Very rare brooch circa 1850. Quoit with thistle pattern in relief. Original stout pin and hook to rear. Nickel silver. Excellent. Formed in 1802 as the Inverness, Banff, Elgin and Nairn Militia, recruits were sent on annual training camps which were run on a military basis. During their time with the Militia, soldiers were classed as reservists and could be called upon when required. In 1908 the Inverness Militia was reorganised as the Special Reserve but was still attached to the regular army regiments
INVERNESS NAIRN BANFF (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) MILITIA CAP BADGE Extremely rare cap badge. Slight casting flaw on the A of Banff otherwise very good. In 1881 this unit became the 2nd Battalion Cameron Highlanders.
INVERNESS, MORAY, BANFF, NAIRN HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY MILITIA PLAID BROOCH Very rare pipers plaid brooch to the Highland Light Infantry Militia.Unmarked silver. Hand etched letters to front. Stamped to rear "3rd CAM Hrs" and number "B (band) 8". Became 3rd Battalion Cameron Hldrs.
INVERNESSHIRE RIFLE VOLS. VICTORIAN TUNIC BUTTON Very rare button to this small unit. Good condition. Firmin mkd. to rear. High relief.
IRAQI DESERT STORM BATTLEFIELD PICK UP This one from a friends son who was a tanker in Desert Storm and brought this home. Some sand still evident inside. Original green colour and not with the usual hand applied sand colour paint. Clearly drawing inspiration from the American M1 Helmet which had first appeared during World War II, it differed significantly in being constructed from compressed layers of fabric coated in plastic. This inevitably offered troops a much lower degree of ballistic protection than a steel helmet, or modern composite helmet such as the PASGT. The M80's liner is a direct copy of the Riddell liner seen on American M1 helmets made after 1972 and used a US type T1 chinstrap. The helmets were supplied painted dark green, this was often overpainted in a desert tan colour which has a tendency to rub off, revealing the original colour underneath. They also have a tendency to fray at the edges, showing the layers of fabric used in their construction. In 1990 an Iraqi-made version of this helmet, the M90, appeared which was of inferior quality construction. These later helmets are prone to splitting at the edges and have a protective rubber rim. The post 1990 helmets were supplied in desert tan colour only. Both types of helmet can be found with a variety of Arabic and military unit markings, and are sometimes painted white with red markings for the Iraqi Military Police. Many Iraqi helmets were abandoned in large numbers on the battlefields of Iraq and Kuwait and proved to be popular souvenirs with western soldiers returning home from the Persian Gulf. Now very collectible especially in the original colour like this. VGC and all complete.
IRAQI FEDAYEEN BERET BADGE - VET BRING BACK - RARE Rare item to the Fedayeen Paramilitary organisation run by Saddams son Uda. This has the Feds insignia of Saddams head and motto, Allah, Motherland, Leader, same as found on the side of their helmets. Known as a beret or affiliation badge. Sheet brass with black overlay. Original American vet bring back not ebay copy.
IRAQI HELMET 1ST GULF WAR Good vet bring back Iraqi helmet circa Desert Storm. Ballistic fibre shell overpainted in Desert Camo.Evidence of it having had an earlier darker shade of tan paint. Arabic script inside which I presume is the soldiers name. All complete and large size approx. 58. Genuine battle field pick up.
IRAQI REPUBLICAN GUARD HELMET - BATTLE DAMAGED Rare helmet to what was regarded as Saddams elite troops. Ballistic fibre shell with tan camo overpaint. Republican Guard red triangle insignia to left side. Camo string net. No chin strap but was seemingly taken like this by British tank crew man in Desert Storm. 2 small calibre bullet holes to wearers right side. This is not your usual £75 infantry soldiers, rather a bit special.
IRISH GUARDS 3 PIECE SHOULDER TITLE Nice 3 piece shoulder title set. Gilded Irish Guards device same as cap badge but smaller and brass "I.G." letters. C/w original brass back plate. Hex lugs on top piece, round flat lugs on the letters. V.G.C.
IRISH GUARDS CAP BADGE Good o/r's example.Well detailed, die struck. V.G.C.
IRISH GUARDS CAUBEEN BADGE Large size, approx 4 inches. Die struck brass. Long lugs. V.G.C.
IRISH GUARDS PIPERS CAUBEEN BADGE Nice example in white metal. Measures approx. 90cm. Die struck.
IRISH GUARDS SERGEANTS CAP BADGE. Scarce badge with chromed star and gilded centre. 2 piece, bolt onfront. Nice detail and refief. V.G.C.
IRISH GUARDS WW1 BAR SWEETHEART Rare brass and enamel sweetheart to the Mick Guards. Good condition with no enamel damage.
IRON CROSS EK2 "120" MKD RING - BY FRANZ PETZL - EARLY Good crisp early example c/w original ribbon. Very clearly stamped "120" Franz Petzl Wien. Sharp detail, some bubbling to paint otherwise very nice.
ISRAELI USED WW2 BRITISH TOMMY HELMET Scarce tan painted British Tommy helmet used post war by the IDF. Israeli made liner and chin strap. Cool looking helmet.
ITALIAN NAVY WW2 FINGER RING. Rare plated zinc ring. Naval device in relief to face. Largish 3rd finger size. Chunky. Absolute bargain.
JACOBITE ARM PIT DAGGER - UXTER DHU Very rare fighting knife from the Jacobite period. Blade cut down from a period Broadsword. Bog oak handle with Celtic pattern. Has originally had a silver strip running down each side of the handle, one absent. Apart from that this is in amazing condition for it's age. Often used by Highlanders and was worn below the arm pit . 5 and a half inch blade and 9 inches approx. overall length so most definitely not a skean dhu !
JAPANESE ARISAKI BAYONET WW2 A near mint example of the standard Jap bayonet of WW2. Bright polished blade. Scabbard with no dents or damage. Canonball mark to ricasso. Excellent wood grips. As nice as they come this one.
JAPANESE COMBAT HELMET - BATTLE DAMAGED - MANCHURIA This one recovered many years ago in a bunker used by the Kwantung army in their fight against the Russians in 1945. Through and through bullet holes which match perfectly with the damage to the liner. Japanese star to front, liner present but brittle with stitching faults. Bought back from a customer and I personally obtained it straight from the finder.
JAPANESE WW2 TYPE 90 COMBAT HELMET COMPLETE - LARGE All original combat helmet. Size large in white paint to inside and also the owners name in characters " NISHIGUCHI " to the inside of one of the liner pads. Leather liner good with cushion pads present. Original chin cords good but shortened by the soldier. Metal star to front. Great " Been There " helmet.
JAPANESE WW2 TYPE 90 HELMET All original combat helmet attributed to the 32nd regiment who fought at Saipan and Okinawa and were virtually wiped out in the process. Nicely marked up with soldiers name "Sone" and character for (size) large. Still retains most of it's sand painted finish and original metal star. Good pigskin 3-pad liner. Complete with cushion pads. Although a bit dry. Chin tapes good. Circa 1943. Good example of a "been there" helmet, which has taken part in two of the most famous battles in the pacific.
JAPANESE WW2 VETERANS MEDAL - INSCRIBED - ORIGINAL WOOD BOX I don't often get these in this condition and with it's original wooden box of issue. Box inscribed to lid and the original paper label is there to the inside. Interestingly the inside box text says this medal is only issued to veterans and anyone else found wearing it will be prosecuted by the police. The back of the medal itself is also profusely inscribed and corresponds with what's on the lid box. Excellent.
JAPANESE WW2 VETERANS PRESENTATION COMPASS Beautiful wartime compass mounted within a brass frame. Chrysanthenum flower surround below crossed Rising Sun flags with a gilded open winged bird between. The reverse also has the crossed flags/bird so a high quality piece. Japanese characters to the outside circular part translates as " Presented To the Brave and Loyal Fighting Troops, General Officers & Soldiers". There is further text to the inner circle but I am unable to translate this. This is a very well detailed piece with the compass even having a rope surround to the leading edge.
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JUNGLE CARBINE BAYONET Good example of this scarce bayonet.Wood grips retaining their original finish.Working sprung button.Undented scabbard which is a nice snug fir with the bayonet. Light sharpening to blade otherwise very good with no darkening or pitting.
K O S B (KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS ) OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Very good quality officers shoulder belt plate circa the 1980. Superbly detailed multi piece construction. This is a completely different animal from the cheap frosted ones that appeared a few years ago which I personally think are fake and of very poor workmanship and detail when compared to this. Burnished brass back plate retaining it's finish. Officers initials and 1980 to rear. Correct 2 hooks and studs to reverse. Low price. Scarce
K O S B WW1 OFFICERS FRETTED CAP BADGE Scarce sand cast example possibly in theatre made in the Middle East or North Africa. Very nice fretting as per officers type. Good heavy badge. Short lugs. V.G.C.
K.I.A. FLYERS VISOR CAP & MORE - ATTRIBUTED - PROVENANCE Great group of items to a K.I.A. flyer, comprising visor cap with yellow waffenfarbe ( flight ). Luftwaffe belt and buckle (maker mkd. tang). Various photos of serviceman in uniform inc. one HJ. Large amount of feldpost and a period Me 110 model on a very striking base. Also original documents and letters one of which is a condolence Urkunde from the unit ommander. Cap has lovely attitude/shape and is in great belt, belt fair with the buckle retaining most of it's original blue finish. Great group.
K.O.S.B. WARTIME CAP BADGE The finest strike I've seen of this badge. More substantial and with very sharp detail. Larger size example. A cut above the rest.
K.O.S.B. WW1 BRASS SHOULDER TITLE Good example with unusual type of lugs. Slightly curved to the shoulder. V.G.C.
K.O.S.B. WW1 GLENGARRY As nice as they come with no moth or damage. Large size for the period around 56/57. Leather trim excellent. Full length tails. Interior with "CM 1917". Original to it o/r's cap badge with a piece of red cloth, likely a piece of hose flash behind the voiding. V.G.C.
K.O.S.B.OFFICERS WW1 / 2 SILVER CAP BADGE - GAUNT Beautiful hand pierced silver frosted officers example. No rubbing or damage and in mint condition. Correct J.R. Gaunt tablet to rear. Mounted diagonally on it's hessian backed Mc Kenzie tartan patch for the TOS. Outstanding.
K98 1941 DTD. C/W FROG Good example with non matching nos. Good blade with 41 - FZE.Bakelite grips. good working sprung button. Good scabbard with a couple of small dents to back.Good original to it black leather frog.
K98 MATCHING NOS. -TRODDEL & MKD. FROG All original to each other. Matching numbers with unit mkd. frog and nice condition troddel. Now scarce like this. V.G.C.
K98 POLIZEI BAYONET & FROG - HENCKELS - VET BRING BACK Nice early example with polished finish . Bakelite grips. J.A.HENCKELS marked and with "Twins" maker mark. Good unnumbered blade and scabbard as per Police examples which are scarce. Scabbard good. The frog on this one is in exceptional condition with makers details and 1941 date in a circle to rear. Brought back by Cameronian/Recce soldier and bought from his son.
KARISRUHE GAUTAG 1937 DAY BADGE Nice looking tinny remaining 95% of gilt paint. large size 5.5 cm x 3.7 cm approx.
KdF WAGEN GAUTAG OST-HANNOVER 1939 DAY BADGE Superb looking alloy tinny. Large size 6.5 cm x 3.8 cm approx. Great detail. Lovely age patina with original red backing paper. Nice strike. Very rare.
KELVINSIDE ACADEMY OTC GLENGARRY BADGE Good white metal die-struck example. 2 lugs to rear. Nice detail. V.G.C.. (KK2582).
KENT VOLUNTEER FENCIBLES CAP BADGE Scarce badge. Early example with north/south lugs. Usually these are on a slider, this is a earlier example. Uncleaned with nice age patina V.G.C.
KING EDWARD THE 8TH CORONATION FLAG C/W ORIGINAL POLE 1936 King Edward the 8th Coronation flag. Edward relinquished his throne after less than a year. Printed cotton measuring 82 by 57 cm approx. Very good condition overall. C/w it's original wooden pole.
KING EDWARDS HORSE CAP BADGE - WW1 Very good white metal example. "Adamus" scroll to bottom. Slider with some cloth residue where it was stuck to a board. Priced to sell
KINGS LIVERPOOL REGIMENT - THE KINGS CAP BADGE Bi metal cap badge on slider. Nice age patina. Circa WW1. V.G.C.
KINGS LIVERPOOL RGT. BADGE Very well constructed 2 piece badge with brooched back. V.G.C.
KINGS LIVERPOOL WW1 SILVER RIFLE SWEETHEART One of the nicest sweetheart brooches I've had the pleasure to own. Double stamped "STERLING SILVER". Great detail with undamaged enamel.Rearing horse over enamel scroll with "KINGS LIVERPOOL REGT." on blue enamel. This all in relief on a .303 rifle c/w sling. Beautiful and rare. From the family of a Liverpool Scottish drummer in WW1.
KINGS OWN BORDERERS VICTORIAN TUNIC BUTTON. Rare button from when the regiment still used the 25th of Foot designation. Brass with details in high relief. Firmin mkd. to rear. V.G.C.
KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS (KOSB) 2ND VOLUNTEER BATN. CAP BADGE Rare KOSB 2nd Volunteer Btn. cap badge. Victorian crown. Sharp detail. Lovely tonning. 2 lugs to rear.
KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS (KOSB) BOER WAR ENAMEL SWEETHEART BROOCH Nice Boer War type with lucky horse shoe surround. Brass inlaid with red & green enamel. Nicely toned brass.
KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS (KOSB) MOTHERS OF PEARL SWEETHEART BROOCH Lovely WW1 example with brass Regimental device set with red/blue enamel with no damage. On a Mother of Pearl disc. Lovely thing in V.G.C.
KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS SILVER OFFICERS BADGE Scarce example of a silver cap badge similar to the officers waist belt centre. 2 piece construction. Over long early pin and has never been a belt plate. Silver in uncleaned state , will clean up nicely if desired. Good detail. Rare V.G.C.
KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS VICTORIAN SGTS. BADGE - GAUNT Very interesting badge. Large size, silver plated. 3 lugs. Brass Gaunt tablet to back. On each tip of the St. Andrews cross there is a number from left top to bottom would be 8798. Possibly soldiers army number? Very nice quality, well detailed badge. V.G.C.
KINGS ROYAL RIFLE CORPS CAP BADGE Good example. Blackened brass. Die struck. Slider. V.G.C.
KOMMANDO HITLER'S SPECIAL FORCES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 176 pages by Leo Kessler. In very good used condition.
KOREAN WAR MILITARY JACK KNIFE British army jack knife. 1952 stamped with W.D. arrow and maker details. Unusual style. Mint unissued condition. Scarce variant, with profuse markings.
KOSB WW1 KILT SWEETHEART Scarce to the KOSB these regimental sweethearts date to the Great War. Sweetheart badge with regimental tartan kilt and 2 tassle hair sporran. Some fading and minor tears to kilt otherwise good
KOSB (KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERER) HELMET PLATE CENTRE Nice condition. Good sharp detail. Correct 3 loops to reverse. Scarce.
KOSB (KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERER) VICTORIAN CAP BADGE Good example with clear detail and nice age toning. 2 lugs at rear. Originally a 3 lug example. Top lug has been removed during its service time. VGC. Scarce
KOSB (KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS) BRONZE COLLAR PAIR Nice matched bronze collars. For officers on the OSD. V.G.C. Scarce
KOSB (KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS) CAP BADGE Good " As Found " example. Uncleaned , possibly silver plated. Fine detail. Bronze coloured back. V.G.C. ( In a dirty sort of way ! )
KOSB (KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS) COLLAR PAIR Anodised collar pair.Single posts. Mint
KOSB (KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS) EDINBURGH SILVERH/M - ANDERSON TABLET - CAP BADGE Beautiful hand pierced officers silver badge with Edinburgh hallmarks for 1920. Anderson & Son tablet to rear. Period re- affixed lugs. Outstanding and nice with the rear tablet.
KOSB (KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS) EMBROIDERED BULLION BADGE Edwardian period bullion collar badge for an officers scarlet tunic. May be a pipers example ? Any knowing people out there , please advise. Beautiful work on this one with great detail in high relief. Can't find another for sale so I'm presuming it's a rare piece.
KOSB (KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS) OFFICERS COLLAR PAIR Nice pair which as always, I've left as they came to me. Dark age toning and old polish residue but will come up a treat if desired. Gilded finish bright to back. Matched pair. V.G.C.
KOSB (KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS) SILVER CAP BADGE Good detailed example. Kings crown. Unmarked silver. 2 lugs to rear.
KOSB OFFICERS CAP BADGE Beautiful umarked silver example. Hand pierced lettering. Die struck. Jewellers tablet to rear "Coll,Adie Ltd. London". Left with it's dark age patina but would clean up nicely. Lovely badge
KOSB OFFICERS DIRK BELT PLATE Rare beautiful belt plate silver furniture on gilded seeded back plate. Original pins holding plate. Near mint
KOSB OSD BRONZE CAP BADGE Super rare. Nice clear details with lovely age toning. 2 lugs to rear. Short lived. Circa 1902.
KOSB PLAID BROOCH Good WW1 or before example. Plain quoit with cap badge style device to centre. Original stout pin to rear. W/m. Good all original.
KOSB SGTS. CAP BADGE Larger size as worn by sergeants. Die struck w/m. Good condition. Circa WW2. V.G.C.
KOSB SHOULDER TITLE PAIR WITH BACKING PLATES Nice matched pair of shoulder titles. Hex lugs. Brass back plates. Age toned. Uncleaned. V.G.C.
KOSB WW1 GLENGARRY BADGE Crisp example. Good detail and nice toning. One lug slightly bent otherwise VGC
KOSB WW1 OFFICERS CAP Beautiful private purchase Kings Own Scottish Borderer officers cap by Anderson, famed military tailors. Very clean outside and in. Red/white/black diced band. KOSB cap buttons. Original black leather chin strap, one end A/F (see photo). Approx. size 56. Beautiful frosted silver hand pierced officers cap badge. Rare to find a WW1 cap in this clean condition.
KREIGSMARINE BINOCULARS & CASE - ERNST LEITZ WETZLAR (BEH ) Very good 7 X 50 Magnification Kriegsmarine Binoculars by BEH, ( Ernst Leitz, Wetzlar ). Serial no. 459731. Great condition with good supple rubber armour and no damage to the black crackling finish. Rubber hinges to eye piece covers have been repaired and work well. Good condition full length leather neck strap. Optics are fairly good. Clearly mkd. on one shoulder, 7 x 50, beh,( Ernst Leitz, Wetzlar). They come c/w their fitted black leather case with hinged lid which is in excellent condition. The lid has its original sprung fastener and the body has its original single stud fastener. Inside the lid are 2 small leather pockets to hold additional lenses, these absent, press studs on covers both work well. Very good leather shoulder strap. The outer lid is nicely impressed with a Nazi Eagle and large letter ‘M’ (Marine). All in all a very nice pair at a very reasonable price.
KREIGSMARINE DESTROYER BADGE - JFS Good sharp early war example .Good amount of finish remaining to the wreath. Maker mkd. "J F S" ( Josel Feix & Sohne - Gablonz). Still with it's uniform retaining hook. 100% original with no issues.
KREIGSMARINE HIGH SEAS FLEET AWARD Good unmarked example. 20% gilt remaining to wreath. Good detail to battleship and retaining it's grey finish. Part of a collection of RM Commando bringback items.
KREIGSMARINE M40 SINGLE DECAL - QUIST 64 Very scarce helmet as Quist did not make many KM's. This one is straight out the vets sons house and is a total Sleeper. Configures exactly as to how it left the factory according to the Rice book on helmet codes. Single decal,sheepskin liner, zinc band and grey green paint. Good dark gold decal and most paint remaining. Double named, once in paint to the apron and another service mans name in ink to the liner. It came without a chin strap although I have added the correct type for the photos. Price is for helmet only. Strap is another £150 if wanted.
KREIGSMARINE METAL BREAST EAGLE FOR SUMMER TUNIC Nice maker mkd example. Most gilded finish remaining. Small uniform hook absent. Maker mkd. "M" in diamond (Maedicke). V.G.C.
KREIGSMARINE MINESWEEPER BADGE BY WALTER & HENLEIN - GABLONZ Another award brought back by Marine commando 121161 CPL. D.A. FLETCHEA. Retains almost all it's original finish back and front. Maker marked to in "WH" (Walter & Henlein - Gablonz). Super sharp detail. Very sleepy in un-issued condition.
KREIGSMARINE MINESWEEPERS BADGE Good honest mid war example. Some finish remaining to wreath and most finish present to centre.. Coke bottle pin. Uniform retaining hook absent. Non maker mkd. Good detail. Modest price.
KREIGSMARINE OFFICERS BREAST EAGLE Good removed from tunic example. Bullion eagle for officers. Bullion slight dirty through service wear but undamaged Scottish Commando bringback.
KREIGSMARINE OFFICERS DAGGER - EICKHORN Textbook Eickhorn Naval Dagger is in very good condition throughout. The pommel eagle has very sharp detail to the head and breast feathering and also the swastika, in fact the detail overall is outstanding. The celluloid handle is also very good with nice toning and with tightly wrapped twisted brass wire which unusually has no damage. Original aluminum portepee in fair condition. The scabbard is the lightning bolt type with a couple of creases but good overall and still with a good percentage of it's original gilding. The double etched blade has the fouled anchor nautical motif. This blade is high quality nickel-plate and retains its needlelike tip. The frosting in the background of the acid etching is also very good. This blade is near mint. The reverse ricasso is stamped with the Eickhorn trademark featuring a seated squirrel with a downward pointing sword. Under the squirrel is , “original” and below the name of the producer and location, “Eickhorn Solingen”. The original reddish leather blade buffer is still present. A very nice naval dagger in very good condition overall and 100% aqs found .
KRETA CUFF TITLE Good removed from uniform example. Some fraying to tresse where it's rubbed against the uniform.
KRIEGSMARINE COASTAL ARTILLERY BADGE BY FRIEDRICH LINDEN One of a number of awards brought back by Marine commando 121161 CPL. D.A. FLETCHER. Almost all original gilding present. Very sharp detail. Maker marked "FLL - 43 (Friedrich Linden - Lüdenscheid)". Lovely example in un-issued condition. Very sleepy, kept in a tin since the end of WW2. Nice with Commando provenance and one of a number of Kreigsmarine awards I direct purchased from his widow. Superb example, be hard pushed to better this one for condition. V.G.C.
KRIEGSMARINE HIGH SEAS FLEET BADGE BY SCHWERIN A super example by Schwerin. Retains almost all original gilding. Maker marked to rear "FEC ADOLF (Designer) AUSF SCHWERIN - BERLIN". Brought back by Marine commando 121161 CPL. D.A. FLETCHEA.
KRIM SHIELD - REMOVED FROM TUNIC Genuine example of a now very cleverly copied arm shield. Well detailed and retaining most of it's gilded finish. Backing cloth good overal with some moth nips and stitching holes where it's been sewn. 3 of original 4 pins remaining. No backing paper. Good honest example
KYFFHAUSERBUND 25 YEAR VETERANS LAPEL BADGE Mint example with all finish and enamel. Good detail Ges Gesch marked to rear. As nice as they come. In the name of Gleichschaltung, the Kyffhäuserbund was nazified after the Nazi takeover of power in 1933. Five years later, its name was altered to "NS-Reichskriegerbund 'Kyffhäuser' e.V." (Nationalsocialist Reich Warriors Association 'Kyffhäuser'), becoming the sole and exclusive organization representing the Veterans' interests in the Third Reich.
LAH SILVER RING Very nice 835 silver ring with LAH cipher to face. 3rd finger size. Beautiful
LANARKSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS - H.L.I. (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) VICTORIAN HELMET PLATE Very clean o/r's die struck white metal helmet plate circa 1881 - 1901. Victorian crown. Centre of badge as per HLI but with LRV instead. 3 lugs to back. No rubbing or damage. Scarce Fine example.
LANARKSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS WAIST BELT CLASP Scarce waist belt clasp for the LRV. Rococco ends. Female part with raised lettering "LANARKSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS" Centre with raised shield and lion and motto "Pro Patria". Excellent condition with dark uncleaned age patina. Will come up nicely if desired.
LANARKSHIRE VOLUNTEER RIFLES VICTORIAN OFFICERS WBP Very rare buckle in unmarked silver circa 1863.LANARKSHIRE VOLUNTEER RIFLES in relief. Centre with a shield bearing Scottish Lion Rampant and " IN DEFENCE" all standing out in relief from centre.Ornate roccoco work to belt keepers. Dark toning. Excellent condition.
LANARKSHIRE YEOMANRY BADGE WW1/ WW2 . Unusual in that this is a 4 lug badge so possibly sleeve badge or private purchase ? Very well struck with fine detail. Quality . v.g.c.
LANARKSHIRE YEOMANRY CAP BADGE Good example approx. 3.8 cm x 3 cm. Superb detail. 2 lugs to rear.
LANARKSHIRE YEOMANRY CAP BADGE Very nice toned example. No rubbing or damage. Old polish residue to back. V.G.C.
LANARKSHIRE YEOMANRY CAP BADGE - J.R. GAUNT Nice brass badge with sharp detail. NIce age toning. Maker marked J.R. GAUNT - LONDON to slider.
LANARKSHIRE YEOMANRY CLOTH SHOULDER TITLE Rare early WW2 cloth shoulder title. Yellow on dark blue. Removed from uniform. Couple of bits of damage but overall good and original !!!
LANDES POLIZEI GRUPPE GENERAL GORING M16 HELMET Super rare helmet being the state police group general Goring which consisted of NSDAP members. This one is a M16 Austrian with screened air vents and correct medium green parade finish (see pages 247 & 248 Ludwig Baer - History of the German steel helmet). Large size with original paint finish to 85%, 5cm mobile swastika to right side with only minor abrasion and tilted. 5cm. State shield which is almost complete. Great condition 3 pad linen, size 57 with owners name applied in ink. Leather liner band, quick release chin strap. Scarce excellent condition. A super helmet, rarely available.
LARGE CARVED GORDONS BADGE FROM OFFICERS MESS Lovely hand carved wooden cap badge device in frame measuring 44 by 44 cm. Mounted on Gordons tartan with nice name plaque at the top. From the officers mess after they were amalgamated to form the Highlanders. Unique piece
LARGE COLLECTION OF 3RD REICH AWARDS & BADGES - AMERICAN VET BRING BACKS FROM THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE An amazing collection of WW2 Nazi awards, badges, medals etc. These were all brought back by Ehud Brenniese son of a German / Jewish family. Ehud, an officer in the 95th took part in the Battle of the Bulge. Afterwards he was one of the interrogators of German prisoners. Most of these awards were acquired there. A copy of his memoirs and copy photographs go to the buyers of any of these awards. Acquired for me direct by an American picker friend from Ehuds Son in Law. All original and in combat worn condition and never seen the light of day since 1945. These days , probably like most people I have a lot of angst around the authenticity of German items and only do direct vet related purchases like this for the piece of mind. Get yourself a piece from of of the most famous battles of WW2.
LARGE CONCENTRATION CAMP SCENE BANNER - SS A one off from a German house clearance. Shows SS guard in the fore ground with stripe suited inmates shuffling by with Concentration camp in the back ground. This rolls out in banner form with 2 stout poles and a screw fixing to keep it closed when not in use. Size is approx. 39 " by 24 " for the print. There is a pencilled " 36 " on the back , possibly the year. Linen backed construction. V.G.C. and rare
LARGE VICTORIAN W/M CROWN Possibly for an officers sleeve or from a multi piece helmet plate. Well detailed and in high relief. 2 lugs to reverse. V.G.C.
LARGE VINTAGE SCOTTISH LION RAMPANT FLAG Good old Scottish flag circa 1930's . Linen. Some aging but no tears. Great looking lion. Measures 132 cm by 69 cm.
LATE 18TH CENTURY CAP WRIST LOCK HANDCUFFS - PFEIL STEDALL Very rare handcuffs used by prison chain gangs. Nice condition . Numbered and maker mkd.Non matching numbers. Sometimes used in conjunction with a pair of Hiatts with a smaller cuff for handcuffing a prisoner to an officer. See my other sales for a pair of these Hiatts. Good condition.
LATE WW1/WW2 GORDON TITLE Good inter war GORDON title. Dark age toning. Hexagonal lugs. Uncleaned. Old polish residue. V.G.C.
LEATHER FIREMAN'S HELMET - HENDRY GLASGOW - W.D. STAMPED Scarce leather example of the airport fire crew helmet from the 60's. Near mint condition and nice clear stampings for J.H. HENDRY and 1966 as well as having a war department arrow ? Board of Trade decal to front in great condition. Full face visor. Retaining all it's polished black finish. Helmet near mint, visor has some use surface scratches. These were later produced in fibreglass, early leather types are difficult to find especially in this condition.
LEATHER SAM BROWNE SWORD FROG Good wartime example with the stouter straps. Leather and buckles very good. Some loose stitches on the front left top corner.
LEE METFORD 3RD PATTERN BAYONET C/W FROG - KINGS CROWN _ SANDERSON Scarce P1888 Type 3 Lee Metford Bayonet. The last type of this bayonet with steel screw and slot headed nuts instead of brass rivets. Very well marked. Rare Kings Crown so one of the 1st after the death of Victoria This bayonet is in pristine condition and still with it's brown leather frog. Stampings - Sanderson Sheffield, B - C3. E.R. 12'02 Scabbard with faint maker details to back and als stamped, 142 and 81. Also with a W.D. and arrow.
LEE METFORD BAYONET - 1896 Very good profusely marked example of the 303 bayonet. Stamped "5 (May) (18) 96 under a Victorian crown. To the opposite side of the ricasso , W.D. and crows foot arrow and 58 E. Lovely blade on this one with no rust, darkening or pitting and retaining it's original polished finish. To top of the handle there's an "H" Good wood grips with the scarce brass rivets. Sprung button works well. Scabbard metal parts have surface rust however the leather is exceptional for the age, nice and supple with the original finish and no stitching rot.Stamped " EFE 96" with crown and " 7E" Metal parts both mkd " B 9 E" Very nice
LEE METFORD BAYONET - 4TH BLACK WATCH - SANDERSON The 2nd of 2 near identical bayonets from an old collection of swords and firearms I recently purchased. Beautiful condition. Correct un blackened scabbard parts, bayonet pommel and cross guard. Beautiful near perfect wood grips with nice rosy age patina. Great profusely mkd. blade ( see pics ) and VR crown and maker details " SANDERSON SHEFFIELD ". Pommel mkd. " 4 R.H. ( Royal Hldrs - Black Watch ). The 4th were known as the " Dundee Battalion". Super blade with no tipping, blackening or pitting. Scabbard leather excellent. If ever you wanted to own one good Metford to a Scottish Territorial Btn. this is it. Outstanding
LEE METFORD BAYONET - WILKINSON - MATCHING NOS. - FROG Very clean top shelf bayonet.Wilkinson mkd. Multiple stamps inc. V.R. crown. Very clean blade.Excellent wood grips. Good leather to scabbard. Numbered to pommel, 59. Mkd. to top mount, 592. Comes with a blackened webbing frog. V.G.C.
LEGION CONDOR CIGAR BOX Beautiful period piece. Stippled brass finish. Amazing detail to lid, with real Spanish Cross to centre in relief and 2 brass Luftwaffe eagle & swastikas to the bottom corners. To the bottom centre, silver "L.C.". To left and right there are very nice Legion Condor details as well as being Unit mkd . In script there are places they fought , Madrid, Bilbao, Teruel and Guernica. Measures 6 and a half inches by 5 inches, (16.8 cm by 13 cm) approx.
LEGION CONDOR MINIATURE TOLEDO SWORD UNIT MKD. Exquisite piece. Gold inlaid blued steel. In the form of a miniature cup rapier. Toledo mkd. to blade. Running round the cup "War against Bolshevism Spain 1936 - 38". Unit mkd. to blade and cup for motorised Flak Unit 88. I'll let the pictures do the talking . V.G.C. Rare
LEGION CONDOR SILVER RING - LUFTWAFFE FLYER Part of a nice collection of Legion Condor items recently purchased from a Spanish vendor. Mkd. to the inside , 9ct and silver so probably was gold plated but as this was not a ring that sat out the Spanish Civil War it's lost it's thin gold plate. Nice well detailed face with Luftwaffe eagle and unit marking.Art deco type shanks.3rd finger size. This one came from a house clearance and was found in a dresser at Madrid Flea Market. I have included a photograph of the various items found and the ring can be clearly seen. Subsequent to being found the group of items were forum posted and got a 100% thumbs up. Big reduction.
LEICESTER PRE 1881 MUSICIANS POUCH BADGE Scarce cast metal pouch or cross belt badge. Very sharp detail. Long lugs.
LEICESTER YEOMANRY CAP BADGE - GAUNT Good smaller size badge . Both badge and slider shaped to the soldiers cap. GAUNT - LONDON stamped to slider. Good. Priced to sell
LETS PULL TOGETHER An amusing and very rare badge. Tin, nice bright colours. When you pull the rope Hitler appears with a noose round his neck. There is a swastika below Hitler. V.G.C.. Approx. 4.2 diameter.
LEWIS GUN MECHANISM MADE EASY Good period manual. Pull out colour section. Wartime dtd. V.G.C.
LINCOLNSHIRE YEOMANRY MAKER MKD. CAP BADGE Crisp example by J.R. GAUNT- LONDON. Stamped to slider. Chunky, quite heavy.
LIVERPOOL SCOTTISH 2-PIECE CAP BADGE 2-piece white metal badge. 2 lugs to the rear. Scarce.
LIVERPOOL SCOTTISH BI METAL CAP BADGE Very nice example of this rare variant with age toning and old polish residue. Also some pieces of black cloth suggesting this has been worn on a glengarry. 2 piece construction. Contentious badge with some collectors saying it never existed. Going by the patina and character of the badge I personally find this hard to believe. It's also listed in Kipling & King which is the Bible for badge collectors and also Bloomers fine work on Scottish badges. Worn 1908/37/ Reference K & K Vol 1 item 1707 page 413. Also Scottish Regimental Badges by Bloomers Page 47 No 313 V.G.C.
LIVERPOOL SCOTTISH OFFICERS CAP BADGE Better quality 2 piece example in cast nickel silver. Nice detail. Weighty badge compared to o/r's die struck . V.G.C.
LIVERPOOL SCOTTISH SILVER OFFICERS CAP BADGE Beautiful cap badge in unmarked silver. Lovely detail. Un-cleaned. 2 silver lugs to rear.
LIVERPOOL SCOTTISH SILVER PLATED CAP BADGE Superb heavy cast example likely for an NCO or Officer. Heavy silver plate and the one often sold at high prices as silver ! Real class this one !
LIVERPOOL SCOTTISH T CAMERONS BRASS SHOULDER TITLE Scarce Territorial title for the Liverpool Scottish who were affilialted to the Cameron Hldrs. Correct 4 loops to back which are slightly pinched. Very nice example.
LONDON RIFLE BRIGADE CADETS CAP BADGE - GAUNT - CHROMED Outstanding example i either chrome or silver plate. "J.R.GAUNT LONDON " to slider.
LONDON SCOTTISH 1938 H/M SILVER CAP BADGE WITH INSCRIPTION Beautiful piece with no damage or rubbing. Beautifully hand inscribed to the back and attributed to RSM Kelly on his birthday and dtd. for 1941. Outstanding
LONDON SCOTTISH ANODISED CAP BADGE Good earlier anodised badge to the ' Cockney Jocks '.
LONDON SCOTTISH BRASS/ENAMEL SWEETHEART BROOCH Die struck, good condition overall. Slight enamel loss above the "T"s.
LONDON SCOTTISH CAP BADGE Very nice example with good detail. Long lugs to rear.
LONDON SCOTTISH CAST SILVER OFFICERS SPORRAN BADGE Lovely example with a good percentage of it's silver frosting still present. Well detailed . Substantial cast silver construction with silver lugs.
LONDON SCOTTISH ENAMEL SWEETHEART BROOCH - BOXED Beautiful Boer War era sweetheart , still in it's original box. Very well detailed and set with 4 different coloured enamels. Large size, approx. 2 inches long. Inset with 4 horseshoes and then the Regimental device mounted on top giving a nice 3 D effect. Excellent condition.
LONDON SCOTTISH OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Beautiful unmarked silver example. 3 piece. Lovely 3-D badge. Original pin. Circa WW1.
LONDON SCOTTISH SILVER PLATED CAP BADGE Superb silver plated badge with exceptional detail in relief. Lovely age toning. V.G.C..
LONDON SCOTTISH STERLING SILVER BADGE Lovely STERLING stamped silver badge with uncleaned as found patina. Detail on this one is lovely and is possibly an officers Pagri badge ? Bigger than a sweetheart. Nice original strong hook and pin. V.G.C.
LONDON SCOTTISH VOLUNTEERS WAIST BELT CLASP Very good example with matching numbers ( 9 ) to both male and female parts.Well detailed thistle motif ends with Rampant Lion to centre. V.G.C.
LONDON SCOTTISH WW1 O/R'S CAP BADGE Sharp white metal die struck example. Near mint with no rubbing. Nice age patina.
LONG LEATHER PISTOL HOLSTER No idea what pistol this is for . Long , approx 14 inches top to bottom. Good supple leather. No markings.
LOTHIAN & BERWICKSHIRE IMPERIAL YEOMANRY CAP BADGE Great example in die-struck brass. Clear sharp details. 2 lugs to rear. Scarce.
LOTHIAN & BORDER HORSE PIPERS CAP BADGE Hard to find badge. Cast unmarked silver example. Well detailed. Long lugs for the feather bonnet. Uncleaned as found.
LOTHIAN & BORDERS HORSE CAP BADGE - WW1 Beautiful example found in a little box straight from a veterans family. Sheaf of corn with nice detail. Slider. Some old polish residue to back.
LOTHIAN & BORDERS HORSE WW1 CAP BADGE Good example from a board of old badges I've just bought in. Nicely toned to front. Back is as you find on boarded badges. Slider.
LOTHIAN & BORDERS POLICE WAIST BELT - OBSOLETE - HOBSON Good quality waist belt buckle to this now obsolete Police force. Mint condition. Chromed. Maker mkd to rear
LOTHIAN AND BORDERS HORSE CAP BADGE Good condition o/r's badge with slider. Good detail and nicely toned. V.G.C.
LOTHIAN AND BORDERS HORSE CAP BADGE Good detail badge. Some old polish residue but no wear or damage. Slider. V.G.C.
LOTHIANS & BERWICK IMPERIAL YEOMANRY TUNIC BUTTON Rare button. Brass. Rare maker Fraser Ross Glasgow.
LOVAT SCOUTS WW2 CAP BADGE Good WW2 example with the strap and French motto, Je Suis Prest (I am Ready). Nice clear detail.
LOVAT SCOUTS - JE SUIS PREST CAP BADGE Nice detail. Post '22. A bit of verdigris which will come off but as usual the badges go out as they come in.
LOVAT SCOUTS BOER WAR BONNET - ATTRIBUTED From the family this very rare hand knitted and carded bonnet peculiar to the Lovet Scouts. The Lovat Scouts were the first real sniper unit being drawn mainly from ghillies and stalkers from the north of Scotland. In the Boer War they were mounted yeomanry. The bonnet has the distinctive black and white dicing worn only by them. Nice open hand made body with lovely large hand knitted touree. Waxed cotton lining in good used condition with the remains of gold lettering reading " INVICTA - INDIGO.... and TAM O' SHANTER". Good size for the period being approx a 56. There is a hand written letter attached giving the soldiers name and details and confirming he fought in the Boer War. He returned to S. Africa later and made his fortune some of which he donated to his home town. 3 moth nips and frayed silk band otherwise an exceptional item and very rare. The Scouts wore these bonnets as well as slouch hats in the Boer War and there are many period images of such.
LOVAT SCOUTS IMPERIAL YEOMANRY BOER WAR SLOUCH HAT BADGE Scarce badge for wear on the slouch hat.Die struck brass. Old polish residue to rear. V.G.C.
LOVAT SCOUTS IMPERIAL YEOMANRY BOER WAR SLOUCH HAT BADGE Very nice bronze example retaining it's bronze finish. Die struck. V.G.C. Scarce
LOVAT SCOUTS OFFICERS BERET BADGE Scarce small size bronze example with nice age patina. Lugs to rear.
LOVAT SCOUTS WW1 CAP BADGE Good Great War example with the strap and French motto, Je Suis Prest (I am Ready). WW2 examples tend to have "Lovat Scouts". White metal.
LOVAT SCOUTS WW2 CAP BADGE Good well detailed example. 2 lugs.
LOVAT SCOUTS YEOMANRY OFFICERS GILT CAP BADGE Scarce gilded officers example for the field service cap. Good condition with a large percentage of the gilding present.
LOVAT'S SCOUTS CAP BADGE Lovat's Scouts OR's cap badge circa 1903-20. A good nicely toned, die struck example in white metal .Age patina, will clean up nicely if desired. Two loops to the reverse. VGC.
LOWLAND REGIMENT CAP BADGE Scarce 2 lug example. Removed from it's original glengarry which only had the corresponding north/south lug holes. Nicely detailed white metal. Usually found with 4 lugs.
LOWLAND REGIMENT WW2 CAP BADGE Nice condition and unusually not with the 4 corner lugs usually found on these. Still pukka badge and with the remains of old polish to the back. Nice age toning to front. Scarce.
LT. COLONELS SHOULDER SLIDE - NORTH AFRICA / ITALY Good example of the shoulder slides worn singly in the Desert and Italian campaigns in WW2. Lightweight cotton slide with rank insignia. Near mint
LUFTAFFE M40 SINGLE DECAL - COMPLETE - QUIST As nice as they come. Beautiful " One Look" helmet. Rough texture blue grey paint to almost 100%. Lovely toned decal, complete apart from one small nick out the centre of the swastika. Q64 shell,batch no. indistinct. Nice size 56 liner with original draw string. Original to helmet full length steel buckle chin strap marked, DLO 42 to end. Liner band is the scarce double banded aluminium but with steel D rings. If you're looking for a nice untouched helmet straight out the woodwork with no issues this is a good buy.
LUFTSCHUTZ / RLB DAY BADGE Good example remaining most of it's black paint.
LUFTSCHUTZ GLADIATOR HELMET A very good example retaining almost all it's original blue painted finish. Original to inside of rear apron and impressed stamp "RL 2-38/2". 3 pad leather liner with ink maker stamps to 2 pads, interestingly both different. One tongue end broken, otherwise V.G. and c/w original draw string. Good original chinstrap. Decal good with one wing tip absent.
LUFTWAFFE /FALLSCHRIMJAGER GRAVITY KNIFE - PAUL WEYERSBERG This fine example has all nickel fittings and shows only mild usage. The springs are still good throughout. The activator lever is stamped "6". The marlin spike is in good condition and is waffenamt with an early style stick bird with a "5" in his belly. The slab grip plates of this example are an attractive, nicely grained oak. They are in choice condition, showing slight service wear and nice toning. The blade is still nice and bright, having most of the original cross graining. There is no sharpening evident on this one which is an added plus as most gravity knives were sharpened by the owner. This blade grades in near mint condition. The reverse ricasso is etched with the double oval trademark which traps the firm’s name and location “Paul Weyersberg & Company Solingen”. Inside is a downward pointing sword placed between two wheat shafts. Below this is the German word for stainless steel, “rostfrei”. A fine example which will fit very well in any Luftwaffe / Fallschrimjager collection.
LUFTWAFFE AFRIKA CUFF TITLE Scarce DAK cuff title. Removed from tunic. White embroidered "AFRIKA" on dark blue background. Bringback by MM winner ( name to buyer).
LUFTWAFFE ALUMINIUM VISOR CAP COCKADE Very good aluminium example. Both rear fixings present. V.G.C.
LUFTWAFFE ALUMINIUM VISOR CAP COCKADE Nice aluminium example with split pins fixing to rear. Good details.
LUFTWAFFE BREAST EAGLE - REMOVED FROM UNIFORM Very nice example. From a box of vet bring backs I bought. V.G.C.
LUFTWAFFE BREAST EAGLE - UNISSUED British vet bring back along with other items( see pics ) bought from the son. Unissued condition.
LUFTWAFFE CAP EAGLE - MINT - BRING BACK This is one of 6 purchased a few years ago. They were in an old tea box full of Nazi bring backs from a Scottish vets son. Mint condition and likely looted from a stores building or similar. Mint
LUFTWAFFE CAP INSIGNIA CUT FROM UNIFORM Early 2 piece insignia still attached to side cap. Some blood stains to eagle. Vendor states taken from Fallschirmjager soldier in Normandy by American vet.
LUFTWAFFE DESK EAGLE Scarce desk eagle. Very well detailed and still with threaded mount . Repair to one wing. Would have originally had a marble base.
LUFTWAFFE DROOP TAIL CAP EAGLE - VET BRING BACK One of a number of items that came to me from a vets son. Varied group of militaria inc. the usual flag, armbands etc. Among it were 6 of these cap eagles, all unfinished in respect of they all had no pins. Low price
LUFTWAFFE DROOP TAIL CAP EAGLE - VET BRING BACK Very nice " Shaped to Cap " example. Aluminium with 2 brass prongs to back. Near mint.
LUFTWAFFE FLAK BADGE - WALTER HENLEIN Good maker marked example "W.H." for Walter Henlein. Sharp detail.
LUFTWAFFE FLAK VISOR CAP Very good , clean example of a mid to late war Man's visor. Issue type. Condition is very good through out with no damage and only one tiny moth nip to crown.Nice insignia. Stout chin strap. Good interior with a couple of stains to the crown. Sweat band undamaged. Looks like it's had only minimal use. Red piped for Artillery / Flak. No maker marks. Approx. size 55. Great looking shape. Very low price for an all original cap as nice as this.
LUFTWAFFE GENERALS CAP COCKADE Extremely rare Luftwaffe Generals metal cap cockade. Couple of small areas of verdigris othwerwise VGC. Rear fixings present.
LUFTWAFFE GROUND ASSAULT BADGE - G.B. MAKER MKD. Very good early example of this award given to Luftwaffe ground troops. Maker mkd. to rear " G.B." (Gustav Brehmer Markneukirchen). 2 piece type, separately applied eagle. Retaining a large percentage of its original finish. Good crisp detail. Nice.
LUFTWAFFE GROUND ASSAULT BADGE - MAKER MARED Good 2-piece maker marked example "M. ?. ?."(see photo). Strong construction. Coke bottle pin. Quality piece.
LUFTWAFFE METAL VISOR CAP COCKADE Very good heavy zinc example. Curved to cap. Both rear fixings present. V.G.C.
LUFTWAFFE OFFICERS METAL BREAST EAGLE FOR SUMMER TUNIC Very nice condition metal breast eagle for officers summer tunic. Still with frosted finish. Stout pin and hook.
LUFTWAFFE SOLDBUCH AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS Good original group and with an English translation. Comprises , 1st type wehrpass, Military CV, POW Discharge paper and Allied Registration document. He has home service and front line service and served with Luftflotte Reich which took part in the use of V1 and V2 rockets against England. Swaz. de nazified, as found.
LUFTWAFFE SPORTS VEST EAGLE Large size - Bevo Wuppertal marked. Good detail.
LUFTWAFFE UNIFORM REMOVED CLOTH CAP EAGLE A RTR vet bring back, swopped in Hamburg with a P.O.W.for cigarettes. Good " Been There" condition. Name of vet and unit to buyer. Part of a group of items I'm listing that he brought back. All items 100% originals straight from the family after the vet recently re located to a retirement home.
M.M. WINNERS AFRIKA KORPS INSIGNIA HATE BELT Straight out the weeds a number of years ago from the son of a 8th Army vet who won the M.M. in the Desert. Came with other items mainly cuff titles. All insignia has been tunic removed before being stitched to an RAF belt. Comprises Army breast eagle, Luftwaffe shirt eagle, Luft cap eagle, collar litzen pair, cap roundel. Italian insignia comprising 2 different collar tabs, one mkd. " 62 ", 2 different size brass tunic buttons. Raf breast eagle. Never touched and all insignia is tropical DAK. Name and unit of the soldier to buyer and also the reason he qualified for the Military Medal.
M16 CAMO GERMAN HELMET Super example of camo helmet. 2 pads of the liner absent. Let the pictures speak for itself.
M16 CAMO STAHLHELM GERMAN HELMET Straight out the loft and in times when most camos out there are fake it's nice to get a 100% original. 3 colour block camo of green /ochre / reddish brown and correctly broken up with finger width black lines. Leather liner band. 3 pads present, one still with it's horsehair cushion. These are still in good condition for their age with 4 tongue ends still intact. Unusually the leather draw string is still present.Strap ends present. Large size with non stepped air vents. Never on the market and straight in from the family.
M1871 REGIMENTALLY MKD. GERMAN MAUSER BAYONET C/W FROG - WW1 USE Outstanding example rarely found like this these days. For the 1871Mauser Rifle. The bayonet has brass grips, smooth on one side and grooved on the other. Sprung button operates smoothly. The quillon is stamped with Regimental markings "31.R .9.10." The ricasso has clear makers details for "COULAUX - KLINKENTHAL". The back of the blade has the Prussian Crown. Very clean single edged blade with deep single fuller measuring approx. 18.3" inches. Steel scabbard with no dents or damage. Nice original to it leather frog with clear maker details for "ADOLF SCHWARTZ & CO. - BERLIN N.39" and dated 1914. No rust, pitting, finish loss or any of the usual issues, this is a top shelf example.
M35 APPLE GREEN GERMAN HELMET- DECALS REMOVED - CAPTURE CHINSTRAP Large size NS 66 still with it's early pre war shiny apple green paint. Lot no. D30. Ice book confirms this helmet as having left the factory in late 1937 as a double decal Heer. Dome stamp. Evidence of Army decal to left side and state shield to right.. Retains most of it's original paint although there's a recent chip to the forehead area. Aluminium single band with square D rings, this ties in correctly with the helmets configuration when leaving the factory. Leather liner a bit dry with some damaged tongue ends. Interesting use of a captured Brodie helmet chin strap. These of course still being in use in WW2 by armoured crews and 2nd line soldiers. Apron stampings "NS 66 - D30". Owners named scrawled in pencil to apron. Scarce early war helmet in good condition and not re issued with the later drab paint.
M35 ARMY DOUBLE DECAL - VET BRINGBACK Cracking vet bring back supposedly taken from Hitler Youth soldier in 1945. Good toned army decal and State shield visible under the paint. Original liner and chin strap. Smallest size (ET) 60. Original apple green paint to inside. Most likely what is referred to as a reissue helmet. The Rice book has this helmet leaving the factory in early 1939 as an army double decal. Great "Been There" helmet.
M35 ARMY SINGLE DECAL - SAWDUST CAMO GERMAN HELMET Straight out the woodwork " Been There" one look helmet. Grey /green camo with rough textured sawdust finish. Size 66 . Named in rear apron. All original. Photos speak for themselves. Get in quick , helmets like this don't hang around long
M35 ARMY SINGLE DECAL RE ISSUE - WIRE CARRYING LOOPS. Stunning helmet being a M35 Quist 66 re issue, with lot no. 516. which means it left the factory in 1938 most likely as an army double decal. Matt field grey paint. Good decal. Named to skirt and liner. Interestingly this one has soldier made wire hooks for belt suspension. Nicely made with flattened ends which hook into the air vents and come down under the liner band and end in attaching loops. Original full length brown chin strap and excellent liner. Now rare as clean as this. Top shelf helmet.
M35 COMBAT GERMAN HELMET C/W ORIGINAL NET Superb all original combat helmet with an original to it string net. ET 64 shell with batch no. 3660. Nice hair oil darkened liner with all tongue ends intact, one small rodent bite to leather.Double banded liner band with square D rings. Original maker marked. and dated chin strap "M &..kampmann - .ppert..e - 1937". Aluminium buckle. String net in good condition with a few breaks. Very striking helmet and I've checked the factory records and this batch left the factory in 1938.
M35 D/D LUFTWAFFE HELMET - FLAK BTN. - NORMANDY CAMO Stunning all original camo which ticks all the boxes. This one is confirmed in the Brian Ice book on helmet codes as having left the factory in 1939 as a double decal Luft with 2nd eagle and dome stamp. Both decals visible under the camo which is green & maroon spray of the type referred to as a Normandy. I must say in my experience this camo crops up in various theatres.Nice clear dome stamp. Original Luftwaffe blue to inside. Very good original sheep skin liner still with it's drawstring. The helmet is a large size Q66 (QUIST) , lot no. 4622. Maker mkd. original full length chin strap. Double banded liner band , again confirmed in the Rice book. To the rear apron is penned " F.B. 103" ( Flak Btn. 103). This unit was part of Flak Rgt. No. 2 which took part in the invasion of France and later Operation Barbarossa . A superb combat vet which has been forum posted and is confirmed to be as it is supposed to be, a total 'One Looker ". Genuine camo and all components configure exactly as to how it left the factory. No re issue, no " Period liner replacement", etc. This is as genuine as they get with all it's original factory fitted parts all still there and with the addition of an in theatre applied camo. A very hard to come by helmet which could tell a few stories. Just reduced to this very low price for a real camo. 29/2/15
M35 DOUBLE DECAL ARMY APPLE GREEN GERMAN HELMET Good 100% original "One Looker ". Good toned Heer decal and fair State shield. Early Apple Green paint to approx 60%. Some pitting to paint and a couple of areas with surface rust. Good liner with owners initials "H K".Early double banded aluminium liner band with square D rings. Original good condition chin strap with aluminium buckle.Apron stampings ET62 - 39 ? 9. Early war army apple green helmets now scarce and very collectible and with some fetching over £2,000. This is a modest price for a good original.
M35 DOUBLE DECAL ARMY CAMO HELMET One look combat vet. If you want an impeccable " Been There " example this one fits the bill. Army adler exposed and State shield overpainted but visible under the heavy textured field grey paint. This one straight off the battlefield and still with lots of yellow clay that initially I thought was a tan camo. The mud is visible to at least 70% of the shell. Soldiers name in the skirt. Good liner and full length mkd. and dtd. chin strap. 64 shell, 57 liner. Great helmet that could tell plenty stories I'm sure
M35 DOUBLE DECAL HEER COMBAT GERMAN HELMET - COMPLETE Good "One Look" barn find original which has started out as a Luftwaffe helmet . Both decals approx 50% complete. Heer decal has been applied over the original Luft eagle and with close inspection, one wing tip of the eagle is still visible. Early smooth paint in Luftwaffe blue. Liner good with a few little tears but tongue ends complete and retains the original draw string. Double banded alumium liner band with square D rings. Shortened aluminium buckle chinstrap.Splotch of orange has has dripped on to the shell at some point but could be easily removed if required. ET64 shell with Batch no. 3797. This helmet is recorded in the Brian Rice book as having left the factory in 1938 as a Luftwaffe double decal. Very reasonably priced with some M35 doubles being priced at £2,000 plus elsewhere
M35 DOUBLE DECAL HELMET - SE 66 - VERY EARLY 073 CODE Nice very early re issue double decal in a large size. 2nd pattern eagle. Batch no.073. This helmet left the factory in 1935 as a double decal with 2nd pattern eagle according the book on helmet codes. Very good sheep skin liner, zinc band. Liner size 58. Dark blue/ slate grey colour.
M35 DOUBLE DECAL LUFTWAFFE C/W REMAINS OF CAMO NET -TWICE NAMED Great all complete helmet. SE 64 shell. Good 2nd pattern Eagle decal. State shield painted over but visible under the paint. Obscured as per the 1940 decal drop directive. Retaining most of original paint and has the original split pins with no signs of tampering.. Double named so issued twice. Original to it aluminium buckle chin strap which is still full length and maker mkd. and dated 1939. The liner is in really good condition , size 56 and of the type using the early pre war tanning process. Named to " SCHROFF ". Early double banded aluminium liner band with square D rings.Original draw string to crown. Nicely painted name in rear skirt, "Wm. Hellmers ". Fitted to the helmet is a thin strand camo net. The vendor stated it was there in poor shape to the outside when he got the helmet, now only the inside section remains but would suggest this has been a combat helmet as it is original to the helmet. This helmet was originally purchased from an American veteran of the C.I.C. ( Criminal Investigation Corps ). It was taken to an American gun show along with his other bring backs and sold to an American dealer. Fantastic 100% original and nice with the remains of the net.
M35 DOUBLE DECAL LUFTWAFFE GERMAN HELMET Straight from the vets family. Text book helmet. Early type eagle. Double named, once to skirt and the other to liner. Also unit markd and large stencilled 5 to crown next to the dome stamp. Maked and dated brown chin strap. Double banded liner. ET 62 in block script. Batch no. 4192. Brian Rice's helmet code book confirms this helmet left the factory in 1939 as a double decal Luft, block script, double banded liner and was a size 62, so nothing changed on this "One Look" helmet. Not cheap but you can have peace of mind with this sleeper.
M35 DOUBLE DECAL NORMANDY CAMO -ET66 - COMPLETE If ever you wanted one good real camo this is it. Outstanding helmet in 3 colour Normandy camo of tan / red / green. All complete and straight out the weeds as the Americans say. I've left it as found with it's mouldy sweat stained liner, which incidentally comes off without damaging or darkening the liner. What can I say, just to be sure I ran this by all the big shooters and no one has any issues as to it's originality, always a concern these days when buying a camo. Total " One Looker ".
M35 DOUBLE DECAL SE64 GERMAN HELMET COMPLETE - M35 helmet with one of the best Army decals I've seen in a long time. Almost 100%, nicely toned to a nice golden colour but this is not a Kreigsmarine. Remains of state shield, partially scraped off as per the decal drop directive of 1940. Early smooth paint but has the remains of a green camo overpaint. Early single banded liner band with square D rings. Liner good but with some rodent nips to two tongues. This is not very noticeable. Nice original numbered chin strap. Good complete helmet offered very cheap for a double decal.
M35 GERMAN ARMY DOUBLE DECAL HELMET - EF 68 - COMPLETE Straight out the woodwork from vets family. Huge size EF 68 with lot no. 20407. Size 61 marked to liner. Shell has the early smooth paint which is scarce as most helmets of this vintage were re issued with matt paint. Very good army eagle and state shield also good with the crazing I like to see on genuine examples. Liner good with all tongue ends complete although a little dry and with some wear to lower edge.Soldiers initials applied in ink. Different colour to helmet pins which is not uncommon, pins the early type with markings. Double banded aluminium liner band with square D rings.This nice and tight and has never been removed. This helmet came without a chin strap, I have shown it here with an appropriate strap which is not included in the price. One Look original and scarce is this huge size.
M35 GERMAN ARMY SINGLE DECAL HELMET - Q 66 Good straight out the woodwork combat vet in a large size. This is how I like them, dirty, dusty and likely hasn't seen the light of day since 1945. Early smooth paint. Full length maker mkd. chin strap. Liner with all tongue ends good and c/w the original draw string. Good Toned army decal. Large size Quist 66. Untampered with One Looker.
M35 GERMAN DAK CAMO - ARMY SINGLE DECAL HELMET Stunning unusual Afrika Korps camo in an unusual 3 tone colour scheme. This helmet came straight from a house where the womans husband had served in North Africa with the RAF. All over tan camo in a heavy brush stroked finish , over this has been applied a blue and green geometric pattern similar to British tanks in the Western Desert and also these colours were used by the Luftwaffe. Nice army decal. Size 62. No chin strap. Good liner.
M35 HELMET - DOUBLE DECAL ARMY REISSUE C/W ORIGINAL FULL CHICKEN WIRE Super combat helmet which is an M35 army double decal re issue. Both decals visible under the paint. Full galvanised period chicken wire basket with a couple of small breaks but in overall excellent condition. Good double banded aluminium and sheepskin liner system with square D rings.Soldiers name to rear apron , EICHENAUER. Original chin strap with aluminium buckle. This has been cut so possibly a casualty and has rot to the chin area through service wear so although full length the condition is not the best. Dry stored so not a lot of rust between the shell and wire and interaction is less common with galvanised wire, that said, the basket is most definitely original to the helmet which came direct from the vets family 12 years ago. Great " One Look " original combat helmet. Size 64 shell, maker unclear due to the re issue paint , Lot no. 39335 ?
M35 KREIGSMARINE GERMAN HELMET Super example in correct shade of field grey for navy. Nice decal. Original liner very tight to pins. Named to rear. Remains of one strap end. Bit rusty in crown as if it has had some moisture inside at some time. Otherwise V.G.C. possibly coastal artillery. The Rice book on German helmet codes confirms this left the factory as a Kreigsmarine single decal.
M35 NORMANDY CAMO GERMAN HELMET Genuine Normandy camo combat helmet. Barn find condition. Bought in Normandy when it was still possible to turn up real helmets there. Light pitting to shell surface. Small size 62, maker and lot no. indistinct but looks like a Quist. 3 colour classic Normandy camo of tan, plum and green. Liner partially present. No chin strap. Offered at a reasonable price. Normally in good condition this helmet would fetch £2.500 plus.
M35 SINGLE DECAL ARMY BATTLEFIELD BUNKER FOUND - BATTLE DAMAGED Good solid bunker recovered helmet still with almost all it's original paint. Army decal to left side. Concussion/blast crack to crown. Double banded aluminium liner band with square D rings. All helmet pins present. Eastern Front found.
M35 SINGLE DECAL GERMAN HELMET - DAK- ATTRIBUTED - FLAK UNIT Vet bring back from Tunisia. Quist 64 shell M35 re- issue type helmet. Lot no. 992. Good army decal. All complete and original. This one is named and has a Feldpost no. to the liner. This number attributes it to a Heer Flak ( M.G.) Btn , 2 Komp. Flak. Btn. 612. This unit was subordinated to the Afrika Korps in 1941 and were wiped out in Tunis in 1943. Full length chin strap, good liner, still with it's draw string. Barn found condition . Proper " Been There" helmet from the North African campaign. Tied 100% to them rather than surmised due to camo colour.
M35 SS DOUBLE DECAL SAND CAMO RE ISSUE Stunning looking 100% original camo.M35 re issue. Green overpaint with rough sand finish. Pig skin liner with soldiers name applied in ink. Full length chin strap. ET64, batch no. indistinct, B.L. initials to crown. To the left side under the paint can be seen the red of a party shield strongly suggesting this has been an SS helmet. Very striking combat helmet that has been posted for opinions and all good. Buy with confidence.
M35 TROPICAL CAMO GERMAN HELMET DAK - TUNISIA Great example of a tropical camo found in the cellar of a house in Medina Italy. Brownish tan overpaint usually associated with Tunisia in the latter stages of the North African campaign. The tropical paint has been applied over an earlier white winter camo suggesting this soldier has seen action in another theatre most likely Russia. The brown paint is also sun bleached in parts so it is likely this man has been in action for a prolonged period of time in a very hot climate before being shipped to Italy. Large heavy Q66 shell, with batch no. ..77. Outline of decal shield to left side. Some light pitting to inside apron. Good condition liner with all tongue ends intact and original draw string (broken). Owners name applied in ink "BROOG" ? Double banded liner band. Very good supple full length original chin strap with indistinct maker details and 1941 date. Fine "One Look" combat helmet that could tell a few stories.
M40 ARMY SINGLE DECAL - K.I.A. - FRANCE 1944 Superb looking attributable helmet taken as a vet pick up in Calais by a Canadian soldier. All original NS64 D series helmet with good army decal with some slight surface abrasions. Most field grey finish present to shell. Named in rear skirt and also in the liner. Liner complete and very good with honest service wear comensurate with the rest of the helmet. One helmet pin a period replacement ? Full length maker mkd and 1940 dtd. chin strap. Maker looks like "....LRINGHAUS & CO - ..L...HEIM". Unteroffizier H.Poppe, born Munster 1924, died Calais 1944. Buried Bourdon Cemetary. Brian Rice book confirms this helmet left the factory in early 1940 as a Army single decal. Superb "One Look" helmet and attributable.
M40 ARMY SINGLE DECAL GERMAN HELMET A total original I just got from the loft of a house in Wales. ET 64 shell. Owners initials "A.P." scratched to apron and white "27". Good liner. Maker marked and dated chinstrap "GTO -1943". Good decal. Dome stamp in crown. At least 50% of original field grey paint.
M40 ARMY SINGLE DECAL HELMET WITH ORIGINAL CHICKEN WIRE Lovely combat helmet, SE64 with lot no. 869. This was WAF posted and got a unanimious thumbs up. Great condition all round. Photos tell all.
M40 BATTLE DAMAGED SINGLE DECAL ARMY HELMET Good solid battle field recovered helmet found in Hungary. Retains a large percentage of original smooth paint finish. Army decal to around 50%. Liner present but detached. A bit shrunken but with holes, which correspond with the two entry holes on the shell as well as the strike on the rear apron. Original liner band. Good Eastern Front relic.
M40 GERMAN WW2 ARMY SINGLE DECAL HELMET Good One Look combat helmet. NS 64. Lot no. looks like 6858 ? Inside with original smooth paint and outside with a rough zimmerit type drab field grey. Army decal to 90%. Liner dry and with tongue ends detached but still present , attached to the original draw string. Chin strap ends only. 100% original.
M40 KREIGSMARINE SINGLE DECAL GERMAN HELMET - QUIST 66 Fine all original Quist 66, skirt no. DN121. Good field grey smooth paint, 95% remaining. Subdued gold Kreigsmarine eagle. Liner has seen heavy use and is part frayed ar lower edge.One tongue end detached but still tied to draw cord. Rare full length brown Navy chin strap with small size roller. This chin strap on it's own is worth over £200 and rarely come up for sale. Quist shape and heavy weight, great looking helmet and has to be the cheapest genuine Kreigsmarine around at this reduced price. This helmet ties in 100% with the Rice book on helmet codes. Produced 1941 for the Kreigsmarine. If you are interested in buying the helmet without it's chin strap at a reduced price please let me know as I would be happy to keep the strap.
M40 KREIGSMARINE SINGLE DECAL GERMAN HELMET - WOODWORK FRESH Absolute stunner of a helmet straight from an RAF vets daughter. Size ET 66, Code no. 220. Confirmed in the Brian Ice book as correct configuration in every way as when it left the factory. 1940 maker mkd. original chin strap. Good sheepskin liner with zinc band and original draw string. Both liner and apron named to the soldier. Nice almost 100% Gold decal. Total sleeper.
M40 NORMANDY CAMO GERMAN HELMET - ATTRIBUTED One of the most striking camos you are ever likely to see and a 100% original bought from a RAF vets family along with many other bringbacks by me 10 years ago. Tan/Maroon/Green camo with rough sawdust finish, this has been applied while the paint was wet giving it a rough textured finish.Good size ET64 shell. Good liner with soldiers name applied in ink. Original marked and dated chinstrap. None nicer, name of the L.A.C. who served with a Typhoon squadron in Normandy and brought it back will be given to buyer. Please note, these are copyright photos . Anyone who knows their stuff can see this is a real helmet and is sold as such. I realise buying a camo these days is a nightmare but this is the real deal and kept by me until now.
M42 COMBAT HELMET - FRENCH BARN FIND Acquired recently from a Normandy barn. Large size 66. I've left this exactly as found with it's dusty liner which is still in very good shape and it's uncleaned shell. I think it exudes character the way it is although would clean up if desired. Low price
M42 DOUBLE DECAL POLIZEI COMBAT GERMAN HELMET Salty garage find size 64 shell double decal Polizei combat helmet. All original and complete. Size 57 liner with original drawstring. 1941 dated and maker marked chin strap which is missing both metal studs and short end has damage but is a scarce steel buckle original.Bordered police decal 80% complete, party shield 30%. Shell with surface rusting due to being kept in a cold garage but the liner is in super shape with only minor service wear.
M42 GERMAN HELMET ARMY SINGLE DECAL 2 TONE CAMO - AMERICAN VET BRING BACK This one out of Michigan a few years ago and purchased direct from the vets family. Story goes it was taken from a pile of helmets from surrendering P.O.W.'s. Vet liked it because it was the only one with camo paint. He took the helmet and put it in his tank.Later the chin strap was utilised for a running repair on said tank. That aside it's a cracking helmet , much better in the flesh as it were. Green and ochre spray and the owner obviously was young with a sense of humour ( See finish in line/behind decal ). Wermacht adler decal very good. Size 57 liner with service wear round the lower leading edge. Remains of chin strap at one side. Code numbers to rear skirt, CKL 164 2510. Superb genuine " Been There " combat helmet with an unusual camo. Brian Ice helmet code book records confirm this helmet having left the factory between 1st Feb. 1943 and the 28th Aug. 1943 and corresponding exactly with the helmet particulars being a single decal Heer with sheepskin liner with zinc band .
M42 HEER SINGLE DECAL HELMET - Good condition large size combat helmet. Overpainted in a field grey sawdust camo. Great decal.Almost all paint remaining. Soldiers name to inner apron. Good liner with all tongue ends intact. Original chin strap, this missing buckle from short end and tip from long end . Size 57 liner , 64 shell. Nice example.
M42 HEER SINGLE DECAL HELMET - BULLET STRIKE - EF Size 64 shell, 56 liner. Good army decal. Pig skin liner in vgc. Original drawstring. No chin strap. Details to rear skirt EF64 and 15196. Most rough paint finish remaining. Judging by the bullet dent to the front I reckon this helmet saved the soldiers life. Named in pencil to inside apron " WILLIG". Fantastic combat vet with a story to tell.
MACHINE GUN CORPS SILVER H/M CAP BADGE - B & P 1917 Beautiful piece. Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1917 and stamped "B & P", (Brent & Parker). Very well detailed. Silver lugs, one with lion hallmark. Original black felt behind. V.G.C.
MALAWI RIFLES BLACKENED BRASS CAP BADGE Circa 1965. Mint condition, blackened brass. North & South lugs. Within A Bugle Horn ,the Rising Sun, upon a title scroll reading: "MALAWI RIFLES" Surmounted by a Lion Passant. V.G.C Scarce
MALAWI RIFLES CAP BADGE - POTTERS - RARE Very rare example of these scarce badge. This one in blackened brass and produced by Potters of Aldershot. Potters examples are extremely rare. Mint unissued condition and was a direct purchase from their workshop by a fellow dealer many years ago.
MAPPIN BROS. W.D. MKD. HORN HANDLE BOER WAR JACK KNIFE - RARE Rare 1st type army jack knife and may well pre date even the Boer War as the WD arrow stamping was officially dropped in 1895. Lovely example by Mappin Brothers. Bears their sun trademark logo , maker details and W.D. stamp. Condition is good although the blade is slightly tipped and there is a surface crack between the rivets on one side of the handle. Copper lanyard ring. Larger size as found on type up to WW2. Rare top end item from the famous Mappin & Webb group .
MARINE VOLKSWOCHE 1935 KIEL DAY BADGE Die- stamped tinny. Retaining most of it's copper paint. 4.5 cm x 2.7 cm.
MATCHED PAIR - 91ST HLDRS. OF CANADA - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND COLLAR DOGS Scarce pair of heavy cast collars to the Canadian Argylls. Kings crown. Good condition. Light polishing to high points. Matched pair
MC DONALD OF SLEAT LIVERY BUTTON Early buttons circa 1880's. Silver plated brass. Good condition but most silver plate worn off. Maker mkd. " C & J WELDON - 130 CHEAPSIDE - LONDON". Features Mc Donald clan motto and Coat of Arms. I have around 30 of these so if you want more than one let me know. These are the large tunic buttons . I also have smaller ones for epaulettes. Price is for 1 large button only.
MEDITERRANEAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE WW2 FORMATION SIGN Scarce patch for the Canal North District. Blue diagonal stripe with a felucca in the top right corner, on a yellow background. Printed. Removed from uniform. Good "Been There" example.
MERCANTILE MARINE OFFICERS CAP & ACCOUTREMENTS - GLASGOW MAKER Good cap in soft melton cloth. Good size approx. 56/57. What I like about this one is it still has, behind the badge the original makers label for PAISLEYS LTD. - JAMAICA ST. GLASGOW. Comes with other items from the deceased estate, 8 FIRMIN mkd. tunic buttons, pair of epaulettes and a pair of bullion strips possibly for the sleeve ? Nice lot, small area of moth to the rear crown of the cap and shoulder tabs otherwise very good. Priced to sell
MIDDLESEX RGT. - DIEHARDS - OLD COMRADES BADGE Beautiful badge. Red & yellow enamel on brass with no damage. Seperately applied silver Prince of Wales feathers. Good original pin.
MIDDLESEX VOLUNTEER REGIMENT CAP BADGE Nice brass example. Good detail & age toning. Scarce.
MILITARY WD MKD. HAND CUFFS Rare military set of cuffs c/w their original key. Rare maker J.G. and 1952 ( date) ? False back strap. Darby made. Made for the British Army. Great condition
MILITARY WW1 KUKRI - COMPLETE Good military issue example c/w skinning knives and original leather covered wood scabbard, this with the usual split along the seam where the leading edge of the blade sits. Chip out of the handle ( see pics ). Blade good. No W.D. mark. Priced to sell
MODEL 1898 GERMAN PIPE - BACK BAYONET -1903 - HORSTER Used up to and including WW1. In excellent rarely found condition. Ribbed wood grips retaining their original reddish colour. Unblackened fittings as found on early models.Small markings to pommel. Sprung button working. Blade is very clean with no issues.Clear maker marks for Horster Solingen. Marked to the back of the blade with Imperial crown , large W and (19) 03 date. Leather and metal scabbard. The leather on this is the best I've ever had, still retaining it's black finish with good stitching and the metal work is A1 with no damage, even the bottom ball is not dented. As nice they come and worth spending a little extra on to get one of this calibre.
MODERN GUNSMITHING - CLYDE BAKER C.1933 2nd edition in good condition.
MORRISONS ACADEMY OTC WW2 PIPERS PLAID BROOCH A very rare pipers brooch for Morrisons Academy Crieff, ( Edinburgh in K & K). White metal plain quoit with scarce first type badge bearing school coat of arms and "M A OTC ". Attached by 2 bolts to quoit. Stout pin to rear, slightly projecting beyond the edge of the rim indicative of that period. V G C.
MOUNTED WAR AND DEFENCE MEDALS PAIR Nice mounted as worn War and Defence medals. Good condition c/w original ribbons. VGC
N S B O BANNER TOP Very striking example in aluminium. Very sharp detail. Scarce
N.S.D.A.P. OSTERHOLZ KREISTREFFEN 1938 DAY BADGE Scarce alloy tinny in very nice condition. Clear detail. RZM & M 9/1 marked with maker detail ASSMANN & SÖHNE LÜDENSCHEID to the rear. Large size 5.1 cm x 5.1 cm.
N.S.G. 1934 WIEDERSEHENS - FEIER (BRAUNSCHWEIG STADT) DAY BADGE Scarce card tinny for Nazi cruise ship. Bright colours. 4.5 cm approx. diameter. Maker marked to rear.
NATIONAL RESERVE LONDON Ⅱ BADGE - 21031 Scarce National Reserve London. No enamel damage. Gilded crossed rifles below. Membership number 21031 and London to the reverse. V.G.C.
NAVY NAVAL DIVISION - DRAKE 1915 BRIMINGHAM SILVER SWEETHEART BROOCH/BADGE Rare piece. Rose gold crown anchor top bar and one tip. Below the crown, a hand etched " DRAKE " The other tip is silver so I expect probably a period repair by a good jeweller. Silver h/m's for 1915 and makers details. Priced with repair in mind.
NAZI / FASCIST STICK PIN Rare stick pin. Gilt Fascist axe on silver seastika. Knurled in. V.G.C..
NAZI 1927 BERLIN VETERANS BADGE Important year in the Nazi history as the ban was lifted on Hitler and he gave a speech in Berlin. There was also bloody battles in March between the Communists and Nazis.This I believe pertains to that. Badge shows the Brandenburg Gate over a silvered shield with a stahlhelm and " Berlin 1927"
NAZI 1939 WINTER HELP ARMY DAY BADGE Nice condition TAG DER WEHRMACHT 1939 brass tinny. Good detail of soldier threw the grenade.
NAZI ANTI SEMITIC TINNIE Scarce tinnie. Jew with whip and Aryan with sword and spade. Text translates to " A Peoples Peace or a Jewish Dictatorship ". Aluminium. Needle pin. V.G.C.
NAZI CAP EAGLE Political type eagle. Both pins present. Good detail. shaped to cap.
NAZI GERMAN SWASTIKA STICK PIN Good condition. Sharp detail, original pin.
NAZI PAIR OF CUFFLINKS Nice pair of white metal cuff links. One retaining some gilt finish. Scarce. V.G.C.
NAZI PARTY LONG SERVICE DECORATION Good example of the 15 year award.No enamel damage, correct 3 piece construction. Original ribbon. Vendor stated it was removed from a salemans board by him when he was a child. Seemingly his father had brought this sample board home.
NAZI PERIOD DHV RING Very rare 925 silver ring. 3rd finger size. Good coloured enamel face with no damage. D H V , (National Association of Commercial Employees.) , the conservative white collar workers union. The DHV leadership did initially support the NSDAP because it didn't recognize the independence of unions.
NAZI PERIOD P38 HARD SHELL HOLSTER - 1943 Fine example of a hard shell Walther holster. Nicely mkd. to back with " CWW - 1943 - P38 " Also Waffenampt eagle with " WaA392 " below. This all nice clear stampings. All finish remaining and belt loops still have their original stitching. Inside retains it's original light tan colouring and has the owners name in ink " Stfw . Kreklau ". As nice as they come.
NAZI POLIZEI SHAKO EAGLE & COCKADE - JTS/ SRM MKD. Nice original shako eagle in great condition and fine detail. JTS maker mkd. to neck area on the back. Both screw posts good. Came with a nicely mkd. cockade, this S.R.M. maker mkd. and with 1937 date. The post has bent the opposite way, otherwise in excellent condition. Both pieces V.G.C. and WAF forum posted to confirm authenticity.
NAZI SOLIDER NATIONAL DAY BADGE Nice copper day badge with good detail. 3.7 cm diameter approx.
NAZI WHITE ENAMEL SWASTIKA PENDANT Rare white face pendant with gilded surround. Gold swaztika to centre. Hanging loop still present. No damage to white enamel, all gilding present. Outstanding looking. Just reduced from £75 so bargain price Rare V.G.C.
NEWCASTLE 11TH BTN. HOME GUARD - RIFLE CLUB Extremely rare sleeve badge for the 11th Northumberland ( West Newcastle ) Btn Home Guard. Designated ND11. HQ at Pegswood Welfare Pavilion. CO. Lt. W.E. Turner Formed from the city Rifle Club. Good condition, nicely embroidered. Colours bright. V.G.C.
NICHT DU BIST DER MASSSTAB! SONDERN DIE FRONT PAINTING Beautifully wartime done painting of the famous black and white propaganda post card. Done on wood and measuring approx. 56 by 27 cms. Very striking and extremely well painted depiction of an army soldier carrying a wounded comrade. V.G.C.
NO.3 COMMANDO SHOULDER TITLE - REMOVED FROM UNIFORM Good used example . Red embroidered on dark blue backing. Condition VG. Removed from uniform
NORFOLK REGIMENT WW1 CAP BADGE Striking o/r's example with slider. good detail. Old polish residue to back.
NORTH BENGAL MOUNTED RIFLES - 1897 TROPHIES (2) Rare items being 2 presentation tankards one personally named to the Sgt. Major and the other with multiple names of A Troop . This was a Tea Planter militia which saw action during this period and later in the Great War. Very interesting Colonial ephemera and researchable.
NOTTS & DERBY BRONZE OFFICERS CAP BADGE Bronze officers cap badge. Kings Crown. 2 loops. Cast. Polishing / finish loss to the high points. Shaped for cap. Not one that sat out the war.
NSBO STICK PIN Scarce pin. GES GESCH marked at rear. Nice age patina.
NSDAP - GAU MUNCHEN 1933 - OLD FIGHTERS BADGE - MAKER MKD. Badge in bronze, 35.4mm, pin back, in worn condition, with nice old patina. Marked "11" ( Grossmann & co. - Vienna ). Usually unmarked or Deschler so this is a rarer item. Forum checked just to be sure.Thumbs up. V.G.C.
NSDAP / SA BELT BUCKLE - SUN WHEEL SWASTIKA Very nice forum approved buckle. Bi Metal. Nice nickel centre with sun wheel Swastika.2 piece construction. No wear or damage. Nice age toning. Unmarked. V.G.C.
NSDAP 1933 HALLE DAY BADGE Early die-struck tinny. Nice detail. Large size 5.5 cm x 3.2 cm. Scarce.
NSDAP 1933 WEIMAR GAUTAGUNG DAY BADGE Rare early tinny in brass. Very large size 5.8 cm x 3.6 cm approx. Nice age patina.
NSDAP 1935 HESSELBERG FRANKENTAG DAY BADGE Nice looking large tinny. Size 5.3 cm x 3.5 cm approx.
NSDAP 1935 KÖLN DISTRICT DAY BADGE Rare bakelite tinny. Good condition and detail. 3.7 cm x 3.7 cm.
NSDAP 1937 OST - HANNOVER DAY BADGE Rare leatherplastic day badge for South Hannover party day 1937. Lepzig maker marke at rear.
NSDAP 1938 KREISTAG (DISTRICT DAY) DAY BADGE Silver washed die struck tinny. Good condition.
NSDAP 1939 OBERDONAU DAY BADGE Green bakerlite tinny. Maker marked "Richard Sieper & Söhne Lüdenscheid" and code M9/25 to rear. Scarce.
NSDAP CHEMNITZ 1937 DAY BADGE Scarce tinny with lovely age patina. Retaining all its copper finish. Large size 4 cm diameter.
NSDAP DEUTSCHLAND IST ERWACHT 1933 HESSELBERG DAY BADGE Rare early brass tinny. Nice clear details.
NSDAP GOLD PARTY BADGE - DESCHLER Beautiful example by top maker Deschler. Numbered to rear 65471, this membership number is unresearched. Gas escape hole to rear. Good original pin. Small chip to white enamel at left point of swastika.Nice toned finish to wreath.
NSDAP HANNOVER BRAUNSWEIG 1934 RALLY DAY BADGE Nice detail in relief. Copper. Early scarce tinny.
NSDAP KREISAPPELL MOERS 1936 DAY BADGE Great looking tinny with early eagle. Sharp detail with lovely age toning. Very scarce.
NSDFB 1934 MÜNSTERLAND DAY BADGE - CE. JUNCKER BERLIN Solid early brass tinny by famous badge maker "CE. JUNCKER BERLIN", Stamped to rear. Great detail.
NSFK GROSSFLUGTAG GRUPPE 8 MITTE DAY BADGE Superb die-struck copper tinny. Great detail and in very nice condition. Very rare.
NSFK LAPEL BADGE - MARKED & NUMBERED Great detail. Original pin. GES GESCH, Maker marked & number "18831" to rear.
NSKK DAGGER C/W HANGER Very nice example. Non maker marked. "No" to cross guard. Painted scabbard. Very nice "RZM L2/371/39" marked hanger. Blade clean with none of the usual scoring to high points.
OIL CLOTH WATERPROOF COVER FOR HIGHLAND BROADSWORD Rare piece of kit being the outer protection bag for a highland officers broadsword. This is early, dating back to at least Victorian times. Condition overall is good with some rotted stitching due to age but oil cloth finish is good.
ON WAR SERVICE 1915 LAPEL BADGE - GAUNT Good example. Numbered 20998. Gaunt mkd. with Guaranteed Fire Gilt. Uncleaned. VGC.
ONITMENT ANTI-GAS No3 A . TROPICAL VERSION - TIN C/W CONTENT Scarce tin and contents issued with the standard respirator. Tropical pack, this stated on the lid. Lid has maker details and date to the inside. Soldier served in Burma. Rare VGC V.G.C.
ORIGINAL WW2 HIGHLAND DIVISION PHOTOGRAPH - LIBYA 1943 Cracking photo of the " Highland Decorators " as the 51st was nicknamed because they painted their Div. sign everywhere in action . Soldiers from the Seaforth and Gordon Hldrs. present as seen by the cap badges. Hand written on the back, " The 51st ( HD) Div arrives in Tripoli January 23rd 1943
ORIGINAL WW2 SMALL ARMS MANUAL - BARLOW - NAMED - RAF 266 RHODESIAN SQUADRON Original Small Arms manual.Named up to a member of 266 Fighter Squadron. Servicemans name and service number on the back inner cover so researchable. Well used, genuine service wear. 216 pages. The squadron was reformed on 30 October 1939 at RAF Sutton Bridge as a fighter squadron. The squadron was one of the Rhodesian gift squadrons and was named 266 (Rhodesia) Squadron in honour of the gift. Originally it was equipped with the Fairey Battle light bomber, but soon after in January 1940 it received the Supermarine Spitfire and became a fighter squadron. It was in action over Dunkirk in early June and fought in the Battle of Britain. This informative handbook was written by Lt Col JA Barlow The West Yorkshire Regiment . Printed 1942, weapons dealt with, Rifles No1, No3,No4, Ross, Mauser ,Boys anti tank, Springfield Light machine guns, Bren, Hotchkiss, Lewis, Breda Medium machine guns Vickers, Browning Machine gun Thompson, MP40, Bergmann Pistols Webley, Colt 45, Luger 200 pages contains many line drawings and 1940's adverts on inside pages
OSAMA BIN LADEN ACTION FIGURE Very rare well detailed 12" figure released by Dragon then promptly discontinued after a lot of bad press. Existing stock then put out in unmarked packaging (like this guy) till stock was exhausted. Mint condition and highly collectable especially in the original packaging like this.
OSD MATCHED SEAFORTH OFFICERS COLLARS Lovely matched pair of bronze officers collars circa WW1. Retaining almost all their finish apart from a small area on the "eyebrows" of both. Cast construction. Near excellent.
PAIR BRITISH BRIXMIS COLD WAR SLEEVE BADGES Scarce formation badges for Brixmis. The real deal, removed from uniform examples. These are early circa late 40's BRIXMIS existed from 1946 – shortly after the end of the Second World War – until the eve of the reunification of Germany in 1990. Created by an agreement to exchange military missions, the stated object of BRIXMIS – and the Soviet equivalent in the British Zone, SOXMIS – was "to maintain Liaison between the Staff of the two Commanders-in-Chief and their Military Governments in the Zones".[1] This liaison was undertaken by 31 members – 11 officers and no more than 20 others – appointed to each mission. These liaison staff were issued passes allowing freedom of travel and circulation, with the exception of certain restricted areas, within each other's zone. Such "tours", as they became known, were conducted in uniform and in clearly identifiable vehicles. Nevertheless, although never openly stated, this liaison role also presented an ideal opportunity for the gathering of military intelligence through reconnaissance and surveillance and the occasional 'borrowing' of military matériel. This opportunity was fully exploited by both sides. BRIXMIS was ideally placed to "test the temperature" of Soviet intentions from its privileged position behind the Iron Curtain. However, and perhaps more importantly, it offered a channel for communication between West and East via its secondary but significant role of liaison – the initial reason for its establishment.
PAIR OF CAMERON HIGHLANDERS SHOULDER TITLES In nice polished condition. Good matching pair. Scarce.
PAIR OF FIFE & FORFAR YEOMANRY SHOULDER TITLE Pair of brass shoulder title. 2 lugs at rear on each title.
PAIR OF HIGHLAND DIVISION ( HD ) SHOULDER PATCHES - MATCHED, REMOVED FROM UNIFORM Nice pair of matches formation signs. Removed from uniform. Embroidered. V.G.C.
PAIR OF SCOTTISH HORSE BOER WAR SHOULDER TITLE Good early example. Nice matching pair. Lovely condition.
PAIR OF WARTIME LT. COLONELS BULLION SHOULDER BOARDS Good quality pair of shoulder boards. Lovely Kings Crowns with bullion wire and velvet inlay. Crown and pip for Lt. Col. Twisted bullion wire construction.
PAIR OF WW1 TYNESIDE SCOTTISH SHOULDER TITLES Nice matched pair of now voided shoulder titles. V.G.C..
PAIR OF WW1 Y LANARK SHOULDER TITLES Good pair with hexagonal lugs. V.G.C. Low price.
PAIR OF WW2 HOME COUNTIES DISTRICT PATCHES - BLACK WATCH ATTRIBUTED These patches from the son of a Black Watch vet who fought from D Day to VE Day. Printed. Removed from uniform. This district was part of Eastern Command. Patch has Dover Castle and the White Cliffs. The Black Watch were part of this before D Day. Name of soldier to buyer. These came with a collection from the house of the mans items plus German bring backs.
PAIR OF WW2 HOME COUNTIES DISTRICT PATCHES - BLACK WATCH ATTRIBUTED Another pair of formation signs from a Black Watch soldiers estate. These are the embroidered type. See my other sales for a printed pair used by the same soldier. Matched pair. Removed from tunic.
PAIR T 6 ROYAL HIGHLANDER / BLACK WATCH BRASS SHOULDER TITLE Scarce match pair of T6 Royal Highlander / Black Watch brass shoulder title. V.G.C..
PAKISTAN ROYAL ARMOURED CORPS BADGE Heavy sand cast example. Good detail. Nice age patina.
PALESTINE POLICE SILVER H/M OLD COMRADES BADGE Very rare silver and enamel badge with h/m for Birmingham 1959 and makers details " T.A.B. & CO". To the centre is the double "PP", this surrounded with a blue enamel strap with PALESTINE POLICE, red scroll with O.C.A. (Old Comrades Association). Kings Crown as this force served in Palestine immediately after WW2. No damage and with lovely detail.
PANZER ASSAULT SILVER GRADE - KARL WÜRSTER Good sharp example by Karl Würster - Markneukirchen. Nice detail. Large percentage of finish remaining. Scarce maker.
PANZER GEFREITER - DEATH CARD - - KILLED FRANCE 1944 Good card to a veteran who won the EK2 ,Russian Front medal and Wound Badge. 4 and a half years service before being killed in France
PANZER OFFICERS VISOR CAP - DOUBLE EREL , SONDERKLASSE EXTRA - NAMED Top end Heer Panzer Officer Visor Cap. Great looking double marked EREL. Perfect shaped peak and really nice profile. Cap body is a fine doeskin wool . Some light moth tracking and a couple of small stains to crown otherwise very good. Insignia is original to the cap and is silver washed with the wreath especially well detailed. The visor is near perfect with no crazing . The gold rayon interior is also very clean and pristine with just a bit of soiling around the forehead area of the sweatband. The crown celluloid is excellent with all the text very clear and the officers name is there in Gothic script. The cap is marked to “Erel” on both the lining and sweatband and the crown is marked in silver script " Officizier - KleiderKasse - Berlin - Erel - SonderKlasse - Extra, so as nice as they come . Pink Waffenfarbe for Panzer Arm of Service.3 small moth nips to crown piping which does not detract from the quality of this cap. Silver wire officers cap cords. Very large size 58 approx. 100% original , One Look rare cap.
PANZER RING Exceedingly rare ring. As per the tank assault badge. I will let the pictures do the talking. V.G.C.
PARACHUTE REGIMENT WW2 SILVER OFFICERS BADGE Good example in Sterling silver. Good detail.Silver lugs. Stamped "STG (Sterling) SILVER" to left hand wing tip. Kings crown. Some light rubbing to high points otherwise very good. Scarce.
PARACHUTE RGT. ( AIRBORNE) RED BERET C/W GAUNT BADGE Post war red beret. Comes with a very nice WW2 badge by Gaunt London which is mkd.to slider. This is original to the beret and has some stitches to keep the slider in place. Beret approx. size 56. V.G.C
PARACHUTE RGT. VEHICLE PENNANT One sided maroon vehicle pennant. Badge appears to be a cut down sleeve pegasus. Circa 1950's.
PEGASUS SLEEVE BADGE - AIRBORNE - PARA - 1950'S Parachute reg. sleeve badge. Unusual type with embroidered pegasus separately applied on to a maroon square.
PEMBROKESHIRE YEOMANRY CAP BADGE - FIRMIN Very nice quality 4 piece construction. Nicely age toned. Maker mkd to slider, " Firmin London". V.G.C.
PERTH CORPORATION TRAM DRIVERS CAP BADGE Very rare badge. As per a 4th Black Watch sporran badge with the Perth double headed eagle but with Corporation motto instead of the latin one found on military badges. Well struck . White metal. Excellent condition
PERTH HIGHLAND RIFLE VOLUNTEERS ( BLACK WATCH ) CAP BADGE Good example of this scarce Victorian period badge circa 1874-1880. Silvered white metal. Die struck. Good detail. They became the 5th Black Watch.
PERTH HIGHLAND RIFLE VOLUNTEERS GLENGARRY BADGE Nice example in solid die-struck brass. Victorian crown. Lovely age patina. 2 lugs to rear.
PERTHSHIRE RIFE VOLUNTEERS CAP BADGE Victorian die struck example. Be volunteer BTN. of Black Watch. Good detail. V.G.C.
PERTHSHIRE RIFLE VOLS. ( BLACK WATCH ) OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Beautiful badge in unmarked silver. Silver lugs. Strap with "Perthshire Rifle Volunt'rs", surmounted with QV Crown and thistle within. Fine detail. Die struck. The o/r's version turns up but officers examples don't. V.G.C.
PERTHSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS (BLACK WATCH) 1916 BADGE Nice white metal example with good details. 2 lugs to rear.
PERTHSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS OFFICERS CROSS BELT AND POUCH Very rare early Victorian officers cross belt and accoutrements. Large silver bolt on cross belt badge with Star of the Order of theThistle with strap " NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT" ( wha dare meddle wi me ). This all standing in lovely high relief with higher central thistle giving the badge a beautiful 3 - D effect,this below a large well detailed Victorian crown . Lions head boss with original chains although part of the latter may be missing some links. Silver tapered mount for whistle, the whistle itself is absent. All mounted on the original leather cross belt which is in superb supple condition for age. Complete with it's original leather cartouche pouch, again in great condition. Early Victorian period.
PERTHSHIRE VOLUNTEERS WW1 NATIONAL RESERVE OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE A very rare officers Sterling silver stamped cap badge for the Perthshire Volunteers. This Home Guard/National Reserve unit was raised in 1914 before being given official status and their own cap badge in 1916. Small units existed within Perthshire. This is the officers bi - metal version as opposed to o/r's white metal. Excellent condition
POLICE - ASSISTANT CHIEF CONSTABLE - SHOULDER RANK BADGE - SILVER Pre 1952 shoulder badge in unmarked silver. 2 piece construction. Tipstaff crown top nicely set with red enamel. Silver lugs. Rare V.G.C.
POLICE BELT BUCKLE Good 2-piece example. Pebbled aluminium. All detail standing out in very sharp relief. No maker mark.
POLISH 8TH RIFLE REGIMENT RING - POLES IN SCOTLAND - STIRLING Awesome piece !! Huge silver plated copper ring with rose gold Scottish Lion Rampant standing on an " 8 " to face. Nice detail Polish eagles to shanks. Very slight wear. 3rd finger size. The 8th were stationed in Bridge of Allan near Stirling and took part in the D Day landings. Extremely rare and one of the nicest rings I've had the pleasure of owning.
POLISH WW2 - 8TH INFANTRY BRIGADE - SILVER/GOLD RING Extremely rare piece and found locally here in Bridge of Allan where the 8th were stationed prior to D Day along with the 9th Polish Lancers and an Infantry Brigade. They adopted the Scottish Lion Rampant with an 8 below as an unofficial Formation Sign and it was worn on their battledress. The ring is awesome, big and chunky with the Polish Eagle within a shield in relief. Silver plated. To the face in rose gold is the unit insignia. Largish 3rd finger size. Heavy. V.G.C.
POLIZEI 18 YEAR LONG SERVICE MEDAL Good example retaining most original finish. Full length original ribbon.
POST '52 Q.A.R.A.N.C. OFFICERS CAP BADGE & COLLARS SET Nice matching set from bought from an officer who was a vet of N.I., Iraq and Afghanistan. All gilding present. The silvered finish mostly present on the collars but with some loss on the cap badge.
POST '52 ROYAL TANK REGIMENT SILVER PLATED CAP BADGE Good officers example in silver plate. Queens crown. Nice detail. The back shows evidence of silver frosting . V.G.C.
PRE 1881 72nd HIGHLANDERS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH A good scarce plated example. Burnished open quoit hand engraved with stag's head and Seaforth motto "Cuidich Righ" on the upper portion and crowned "72" on the lower. Stout original pin and engraved " B (band) 38 to back. Etching to front very good which is unusual as most have this quite badly rubbed. Very good example. 72nd Duke of Albanysbecame 1st battalion Seaforth Highlanders on 1st July 1881.
PRE WW1 - KAISER WILHELM COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL Good condition with age toning.Circa 1897. Kaiser Wilhelm I Commemorative Centenary Medal. Originally awarded in memory of the hundredth birthday of the Great Emperor Wilhelm I. 1797- 22. March -1897. Awarded by Prussia to state and university officials, as well as all military officers, non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel, which were actively serving in army, navy and Schutztruppe. Medals were also awarded to the surviving veterans of the First Schleswig War, Second Schleswig War, Austro-Prussian War, and the Franco-Prussian War.
PRECISTA NAVY STOP WATCH Unissued. Working. Dated 1988. W.D. arrow and military part numbers to rear.
PRUSSIAN ERSATZ PICKLEHAUBE C/W ORIGINAL COVER - GERMAN HELMET Excellent "been there" combat helmet in a brownie green felt. Brass fittings. Original helmet plate, which has left it's impression on the helmet shell. Original chinstrap complete and in good condition for age. Original cockades. Size 57. Leather liner good if a little dry and dirty. One tongue end damaged. Original trench cover with green '62' to front. All hooks present . Maker details "N.ALEXANDER - BRESLAU - 57" to inside. The cover has good honest service wear commensurate with the helmet, which I believe has originally been green but through getting rained on has had the colour washed out a bit. If you want a helmet that has seen front line action this is for you.
Q.A. IMPERIAL NURSING RESERVE BERET BADGE - GAUNT Nice wel detailed cap badge and retaining a good percentage of it's silvered finish. J.R.Gaunt - London mkd. to rear.
Q.A.R.A.N.C OFFICERS CAP & COLLARS Very nice condition officers set of matching cap badge and collars. Retaining almost all their gilded finish. 2 piece construction. Post '52. V.G.C.
Q.O.H. SEAFORTH /CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Lovely example of this scarce pipers brooch. 4 piece construction. Silver furniture on polished brass quoit. marked to back, " STG 95 ". Stout original pin. No wear or damage. V.G.C.
QUEEN ALEXANDRAS IMPERIAL NURSING SERVICE OFFICERS LAPEL BADGE Well detailed officers badge in unmarked silver and gilt. Lovely condition retaining all it's gilt finish. Kings crown. Silver lugs. Circa WW1.
QUEEN MARYS ARMY AUXILIARY CORPS CAP BADGE -1918/1920 Rare badge to the AAC who evolved from the WW1 Womens Auxiliary Army Corps and existed only from 1918 to 1920. Nice age patina with old period polish evident to back. Brass with slider. Cheap
QUEEN VICTORIA 1st PRIZE MEDAL Mint ,unissued medal in a gold finish for 1st prize. School coat of arms in relief. Rear blank. Rare.
QUEEN VICTORIA SCHOOL CAP BADGE Nice wartime Kings Crown example in toned w/m. Die struck with crisp detail. No rubbing or damage. One lug with old lead re solder. Hence lower price. Now scarce.
QUEEN VICTORIA SCHOOL DUNBLANE CAP BADGE Pre 1952 Kings Crown example. Die struck white metal. Replaced lugs hence low price. Very good detail with no rubbing.
QUEEN VICTORIA SCHOOL GOLD 1ST PRIZE PIPING MEDAL Nice unissued 1st prize gold coloured medal for piping. Bearing school Coat of Arms in relief. Mint condition.
QUEEN'S OWN LOWLAND YEOMANRY CAP BADGE Slider back. Scarce. Anodised. V.G.C.
QUEENS 56th LONDON SLEEVE INSIGNIA - ITALIAN CAMPAIGN Sleeve insignia of Queens Rgt. shoulder title above Dick Whittington cat qith one red infantry bgde. stripe. Some moth and damage but overall good. As worn in the 1944/45 winter campaign in Italy. Rare
QUEENS OWN HIGHLANDERS ( SEAFORTH & CAMERON ) PIPERS CAP BADGE C/W TARTAN PATCH Now scarce pipers badge first introduced in 1961. Mint condition and still with it's Cameron tartan patch for wear on the Tam O Shanter. From former bandsman.
QUEENS OWN HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS BRASS ID TAG Small brass I.D. / equipment tag. Named and Regimentally mkd.
QUEENS OWN HIGHLANDERS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Circa 1961 and bought from a former pipe band member. I've left it as is with nice age patina. Will clean up wonderfully if desired. No rubbing or damage. Original stout pin to the reverse . 4 piece construction. V.G.C.
QUEENS OWN HIGHLANDERS SHOULDER TITLE PAIR Matched pair of Queens Own Cameron Highlanders brass shoulder titles. V.G.C.
QUEENS OWN HLDRS. OFFICERS CAP BADGE Mint 3 piece plated officers cap badge. As per wartime examples but with Queens crown.
QUEENS OWN HLDRS. POST 52 OFFICERS CAP BADGE SET Very nice 3 piece badge and with it's original period blue hackle.
QUEENS OWN ROYAL GLASGOW TERRITORIAL YEOMANRY SHOULDER TITLE Rare brass shoulder title. 3 lugs to the rear. Old lead solder re-lug to 2 lugs.
QUEENS OWN ROYAL GLASGOW YEOMANRY WW2 CAP BADGE Nice original trooperes badge, small size on slider. Belonged to James Smith who served with the unit in WW2.
QUIST 64 M35 FORMER DOUBLE DECAL - NAMED Good early helmet still with it's shiny parade/early finish. Batch no. 4575. This is one of the helmets referred to ass " Oddball" in the Brian Ice helmet book, i.e. this one has a zinc liner band fitted with earlier aluminium D rings, a known though scarce configuration. Brass helmet pins.Also at this time helmets were leaving the factory in both shiny and matt paints. This is a great helmet with a very nice condition size 56 liner named to it's former owner . Evidence of it's army double decals, the state shield having been scraped off as per the 1940 decal drop directive. Cheap price original
R A D HEWER - EICKHORN Superb early example . Plated nickel fittings to scabbard. Exceptionally good blade with no polishing, pitting or darkening. Good clear RAD "ARBEIT ADELT" motto, the reverse side is marked, RADL in a triangle & below this GES GESCH & the Eickhorn Solingen 1935/41 early Trade Mark. Some surface marks from the scabbard springs otherwise as nice as they come. Lovely stag horn grips in fantastic condition. Slight finish loss on a couple of areas on the handle due to service wear and the anodised scabbard has some edge wear to finish. This one will clean up nicely if so desired however I've left it exactly as it came out of the vets war chest. Total " One Look" original by a top maker.
R E M E CAR MASCOT / BUMPER BADGE - GAUNT Beautiful condition car mascot from the early 1950's. Cap badge type device to centre , this inlaid with undamaged blue enamel. This set in high relief over undamaged enamel in Regimental colours. Gaunt stamped. V.G.C.
R. INNISKILLING FUSILIERS -WW1 - INSIGNIA GROUP 2 collars,2 shoulder titles and 2 buttons. Shoulders and collars taken from moth eaten uniform but slightly mismatched.
R.A. SGT'S BRASS SLEEVE BADGE C/W BACKING PLATE Good example , well detailed and retaining a fair bit of the original gilded finish. Original oval backing plate.
R.A.D. GRUPPE 213 EHRENTAG 1936 WALDBRÖL DAY BADGE Rare die-stamped copper tinny. Large size 5.2 cm x 5.2 cm. Nice detail. Superb looking.
R.A.F. COMFORTS COMMITTEE WORKERS LAPEL BADGE Rare WW2 lapel badge. Chrome and blue enamel. Maker mkd. to back for Fattorini B/Ham. Mint condition.
R.M.L.I. SILVER AND ENAMEL SWEETHEART BROOCH Lovely and scarce sweetheart brooch in silver and enamel. Marked "STERLING SILVER - SILVER" at rear. Enamel good.
R.N.D. DRAKE CAP BADGE - G. REEVES & CO Very high quality bi-metal cap badge by G. REEVES & CO. Super sharp detail. Maker marked slider to rear.
R.N.D. HOOD COLLAR Slightly smaller than cap badge. One lug bent, otherwise V.G.C.. Rare
RAD BUCKLE WITH MARKED TANG & BUCKLE Nice "one look" buckle picked up recently in Germany Aluminium pebbled buckle, stamped to rear "S & C - 36". Marked and dated tang 1936. Some service wear. Great example.
RAD DEVICE REMOVED FROM PLAQUE Rare piece removed from a plaque ? Silvered shovel and RAD Robin Hood cap with coloured cap type emblem .Light alloy . Approx 5/6 inches long.
RAD SILVER RING Stunning 2 piece ring. Silver mark to inside.3rd finger size. Great detail. Rare.
RAD SLEEVE BADGE Lovely sleeve badge retaining it's original bright colours. Marked GES. GESCH B.CW. Removed from the tunic.
RAD STICK PIN - BATTLE OF THE BULGE BRING BACK American vet bring back. Good condition. No enamel damage. Nicely mkd. on the back with RAD in a triangle and " Ges Gesch Elm " Correct knurled pin. Provenance comes with sale. One of a large number of badges and awards brought bask by this soldier. £35 is the average price for one of these , here you're getting an attributed one for the same money !
RAF (ROYAL AIR FORCE) WW1 SILVER SWEETHEART Beautiful sweetheart brooch. All stones present. No damage to enamel. Stamped silver at rear. Size 6.7cm x 2cm approx.
RAF AIR MINISTRY ISSUE SUN GLASSES C/W ORIGINAL TIN Good condition with unscratched lenses and good leather side flaps. In AM mkd. tin of issue. V.G.C.
RAF CAP EAGLE Nice gilded cap eagle good blades to rear
RAF ESCAPE AXE - A.M. MKD AND 1939 DTD. Good example of an aircrew escape axe with Air Ministry mark, makers details and dated for the first year of WW2. These were in Spitfires and the like for breaking free from downed aircraft. Also carried in gliders in the Arnhem landings and a favoured weapon of the Paras for close quarter fighting. Good condition with owners name to handle.
RAF FLIGHT ENGINEERS PADDED BREVET Very nice quality padded example, E on a half wing. V.G.C.
RAF GOLD HAND ENGRAVED SWEETHEART Nice and unusual hand engraved by a jeweller sweetheart. Unmarked gold. Good detail
RAF GOLD SWEETHEART BROOCH / PENDANT Very striking h/m sweetheart. 9CT marked to the rear. The detail is very good on this one.
RAF IRVIN JACKET LARGE SIZE Beautiful 4-piece back Irvin jacket. Very good condition with all working zips & buckle. Large size. Outside measurement 25 inches armpit to armpit, 28 inches from bottom of collar to back end, 29 inches sleeve. Will suit someone up to 44 chest. A.M. specification "THE AVIATOR" trade mark label inside. Made in United Kingdom. It is an exact copy of the classic WW2 RAF Irvin with golden lambswool and all correct pullers and fittings. Over £800 new today. One you can wear and not have it fall apart on you, unlike my original one which is never out the tailors !
RAF MARKSMAN BISLEY SLEEVE BADGE Rare badge for taking part in the top military shooting competition. Marksmans crossed rifles with BISLEY 1981. Rare item especially as entrants from the Raf are a lot less than the army. On Raf blue cloth so probably produced for wearing there as part of a team ? VGC
RAF MOP SWEETHEART BROOCH Nice brooch with Good Luck horseshoe and brass RAF on Mother of Pearl disc. Original pin.
RAF PADDED WINGS PILOTS BADGE Very nice removed from uniform example. Padded type. Estate fresh. Ex Spitfire pilot. V.G.C.
RAF PILOTS RESCUE GRAVITY KNIFE Made by Joseph Rogers of Sheffield since the 1960s and standard aircrew issue until recently. These flat profile gravity knives have a composite handle, stainless steel blade and are worn in a scabbard patch, stitched upside-down on the flying coverall leg. This enables easier withdrawal whilst seated and also allows the knife to drop on its integral lanyard when the spring loaded release grips are activated whilst dangling from a parachute. MkIII model with the curved blade that is designed for cutting lines and straps rather than stabbing. All complete with scabbard and fine lanyard. Release mechanism working fine. "Joseph Rodgers" marked to one side of the blade and the other with WD arrow and 22c/2966. V.G.C. In todays market the Aircrew Release Knife are increasingly hard-to-find. Also issued to the SAS. Details related to the SAS issue, these knives were stitched to the black overalls & Initially was used affixed (velcro) onto either the chest pocket of smock or in some cases I noted onto either the sleeve or chest of the issued 'Woolie Pully' (Issue Jumper) for rope work cutting free or for cutting harness etc.. Sleeve fixing IMO was a no. The Troop used them during the Iranian Embassy Siege to enable rapid release from fouled abseiling rig.
RAF SILVER STAMPED PATHFINDER WINGS Very nice full size Pathfinder badge. Original pin. Stamped silver. Possibly a sweetheart ? Good condition with nice uncleaned patina.
RAF SWEETHEART BROOCH Nice sweetheart brooch in good condition.
RAF WW1 ENAMEL SWEETHEART BROOCH Lovely looking brooch. No damage to enamel. Kings crown. Good size 6.5 cm long.
RAF WW2 CAR RADIATOR BADGE WW2 wing device in heavy chrome. Measures 2 and a half inches approx wing tip to wing tip. Long bolt/nut radiator fixing to rear. V.G.C. Rare
RAF WW2 PLASTIC CAP BADGE Scarce WW2 plastic cap badge for Royal Air Force regiment. Maker marked to rear. 2 blades.
RAF WW2 PLASTIC CAP BADGE Scarce plastic cap badge for RAF. Good condition. Maker marked "A. STANLEY & SONS - WALSALL" & A101-2-1, T1 to rear. 2 blades.
RAFVR LAPEL BADGE WITH MEMBERS NUMBER - SILVER Scarce R.A.F. Volunteer Reserve members mufti badge. Unmarked silver. Numbered to rear "60286" Good condition with no rubbing to high points. The RAFVR was formed in July 1936 to provide individuals to supplement the Royal Auxiliary Air Force which had been formed in 1925 by the local Territorial Associations. The AAF was organised on a Squadron basis, with local recruitment similar to the Territorial Army Regiments. Initially the RAFVR was composed of civilians recruited from the neighbourhoods of Reserve Flying Schools, which were run by civilian contractors who largely employed as instructors members of the Reserve of Air Force Officers (RAFO), who had previously completed a four year short service commission as pilots in the RAF. . Recruits were confined to men of between 18 and 25 years of age who had been accepted for part time training as Pilots, Observers and Wireless Operators. The object was to provide a reserve of aircrew for use in the event of war. By September 1939, the RAFVR comprised 6,646 Pilots, 1,625 Observers and 1,946 Wireless Operators[1] When war broke out in 1939 the Air Ministry employed the RAFVR as the principal means for aircrew entry to serve with the RAF. A civilian volunteer on being accepted for aircrew training took an oath of allegiance ('attestation') and was then inducted in to the RAFVR. Normally he returned to his civilian job for several months until he was called up for aircrew training. During this waiting period he could wear a silver RAFVR lapel badge to indicate his status. By the end of 1941 more than half of Bomber Command aircrew were members of the RAFVR. commanders. Eventually of the "RAF" aircrew in the Command probably more than 95% were serving members of the RAFVR.
RARE ANODISED KC HIGHLAND LIGHT INF. CAP BADGE Issued example of this rare badge in staybright. One lug slightly bent otherwise VGC. C/w it's tartan glengarry patch.
RARE ARGYLLSHIRE HIGHLANDERS VICTORIAN PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Large imposing plaid brooch as worn by pipers and officers. Hollow silver plated domed quoit. Centre raised on legs and bearing a Victorian crown over a bugle and this surmounted by the Argyll Boars Head. All rear pin and hook fixings original. The Argyllshire Hldrs became the 1st Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Hldrs. in 1881. Rare.
RARE CAMERON OFFICERS CHOCOLATE CAP BADGE - CIRCA 1904 Very rare short lived chocolate coloured badge brought in for use with khaki in 1904. As it proved very unpopular it was quickly done away with. Superb detail. Lovely fretting with nice age toning.
RARE HIGHLAND CYCLISTS SWEETHEART Good brass and enamel example. Maker marked "LAMBOURNE - BIRMINGHAM".
RARE NAZI GERMAN NS FRAUEN SCHAFT 1933 OST - HANNOVER DAY BADGE/PENDENT Early Nazi German bakelite pendent / tinny. Inscribed GAU TAG NS FRAUEN SCHAFT (National Socialist Women's League) OST-HANNOVER (South Hannover) 1933. Very good condition with slight age wear. Original string. One off.
RARE Q FORCE JORDAN WW2 SLEEVE BADGE This formation sign is so rare it's not even in most of the books. I was given a pair of these years ago and not knowing what they were sold the pair for 6 quid. A few months later a single appeared at Bosleys with an estimate of £350. You live and learn. This is a nice removed from tunic example, a little grubby but the real deal and a very difficult to find item from this small unit.
RARE SA BRIGADE 35 LEIPZIG 1934 DAY BADGE Large brass finish die struck tinny. Size 5.2 cm x 4 cm. Good condition . Rare.
RARE WW1 CANADIAN LETHBRIDGE HLDRS LAPEL BADGE Brass /enamel lapel badge for the 113th Overseas Rgt. CEF. Good condition overall , slight rubbing to the 3 in the centre, otherwise VGC
RARE WW1 GERMAN MEDICS SILVER/ENAMEL RING Cracking patriotic ring. Enamel set into face with state colours and Red Cross. To either side of the face on the shank, set in black enamel " 1914 - 1916". 3rd finger size. Silver marked inside. Excellent condition.
RARE WW1 K.O.S.B. / KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERER TROPICAL SHOULDER TITLE Rare embroidered black on tan title. Removed from uniform. Worn on tropical tunic in the Middle East theatre, possibly Gallipoli or Palestine.
RARE WW2 BRITISH NO.4 MK.1 CRUCIFORM SPIKE BAYONET A rare British WW2 No.4 Mk.1 Enfield cruciform spike bayonet, circa 1941.There were only 75,000 of these bayonets produced and they are very sought after by bayonet collectors. Good blade measuring 203mm (8"), to the socket. The socket is marked GR with a crown in the middle, No4 Mk1 and S M (Singer Manufacturing) . Good working spring button, with a small mark "SM" above 41, C/W with it's original blued steel scabbard retaining most of it's finish and with no dents.It would be hard to find a better original example.
RARE WW2 Q FORCE JORDAN FORMATION SIGN These sleeve badges are exceedingly rare occasion I've seen them turn up they have always been printed. This is an embroidered variant with the swans detail standing out in relief. Removed from uniform.
RARE WW2 SCHELLENBAUM CROSS ARM TASSLE Very rare medium sized tassle approx. 6 inches long for schellenbaum cross arms.Excellent condition.
RASC (ROYAL ARMY SERVICE) WW2 PLASTIC CAP BADGE Maker marked for Stanley of Walsall. Blades to rear.
RBK - REICHBUND DER KORPERBEHINERTEN - LAPEL BADGE Original membership pins of the Reichsbund der Körperbehinderten (Reich Association for the physically handicapped) are not seen very often. This organization stood contrary to the general ideology of the Nazis who promoted a race of physically and mentally fit. Those who did not fit into that category often became victims of the euthanasia program. The disabled veterans of World War One were organized in the NSKOV. The RBK must have been a rather small organization and therefor this pin must be considered a rare find! Good condition. One tiny chip to top of enamel. Ges gesch mkd.
RED ARROWS 1ST SQUADRON LEADERS FLYING HELMET - ATTRIBUTED A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO OBTAIN A GENUINE & SUPERB (RED ARROWS) Mk2 "BONE DOME". Flown during the 1970-71 display season in the Folland Gnat aircraft then used by the team. The helmet is attributed to the Late-Great Squadron Leader 'Bill Loverseed" Team Leader of The Red Arrows 1970-1971. The helmet is in well used condition with plenty of knocks and scrapes having for many years been used as an RAF recruiting 'tool' in various places and at various air shows and displays. It was finally sold off as a charitable donation many years ago. The visor screws at left end of the visor need replacing but overall the helmet is clean and complete having had the normal "interservice green" inner electrical and webbing conversion and general mod' common to 99% of all operational helmets of the period. All "white" RAF Mk2 helmets are very scarce and seldom seen for sale at all. Used also on many of the types being flown at the time such as The Lightning, Vulcan and the Phantom etc. Raymond Eric William Loverseed was born on an RAF base in Egypt in 1932. Bill joined the RAF in 1952,[17] and flew with the Red Arrows in their first year, 1965, and also in 1970.[18] He took command of the Red Arrows in 1971 after the previous leader, Dennis Hazell, broke his leg after ejecting due to an engine failure in practice in November 1970. Four Red Arrows' pilots were killed in an accident at RAF Kemble in January 1971, when two planes carrying two men each collided in mid-air. Bill Loverseed was promoted to Squadron Leader in July 1971,[19] but resigned his commission in May 1972.[17] He married four times. He flew a Buffalo transport plane that crash-landed at the Farnborough Air Show in 1984, and a Piper Cherokee aircraft that suffered severe icing and crashed in Newfoundland in 1987. He died in 1998, on a Dash 7 that he was piloting on a test flight over Devon.[20] A WONDERFUL ITEM OF GREAT HISTORICAL INTEREST ( Much sought after I will guarantee that you will not see anything like this again in a hurry !) . C/w it's carry case.
REICH ARBETS DIENST YOUTH AWARD IN SILVER Good original example with nice detail. Maker marked AN.G. at rear.
REICHSKRIEGERTAG 1937 KASSEL DAY BADGE Nice looking tinny. Maker marked "C POELLATH SCHROBERHAUSEN" to rear. Clear detail.
REICHSTREFFEN DER KINDERREICHEN 1937 FRANKFURT DAY BADGE Nice die struck tinny. Nice sharp detail. Scarce.
REICHSWEHR MARINE BELT BUCKLE c/w LEATHER MARKED &DTD TANG Very rare buckle for the navy during the Reichswehr period. Steel buckle with WW1 type mid green paint to rear in the same shade often encountered on helmets. Good supple leather tang with makers name and "Konigstein - ELBE - 1927" Also with impressed "M" and anchor. Seldom encountered Naval version of an already scarce buckle
REMINGTON 1917 DTD. BAYONET C/W DRAIN HOLE SCABBARD Nice example. Remington trade mark in circle and 1917 date. Other side of the ricasso with Eagles head acceptance stamp and U.S., flaming bomb motif. Blade and grips good. Sprung button working. Scabbard retains it's green finish, maker mkd. H.E. and 1918 dtd. Drain hole to bottom mount . Top mount with American belt clip fixing. Some pitting to top mount possibly by having had another possibly wet web frog on top. This is the only small issue on an otherwise fine bayonet with it's scarce scabbard.
REMINGTON1917 BAYONET C/W SCABBARD & FROG 1917 Remington bayonet. Blade good overall with some surface rust. Good wood grips. Working sprung release button.Some rust to metal handle parts. Scabbard leather very good and retaining the original green American finish. Stamped with what looks like " C & M " and " I.K." to the leather at the back. Scabbard mounts with surface rust. Good green leather frog with maker C & K and 1917 date. Shed find hence surface some rust , this more than made up for by the quality of the leather. Good price.
RENFREW MILITIA OFFICERS CAP BADGE PRE 1881 Rare silver plated example. Fretted centre with Prince of Wales feathers and Regimental motto "ICH DIEN". strap with "ROYAL RENFREW MILITIA". Good detail and condition. Became Volunteer Btn. of the Argylls in 1881.
RENFREW MILITIA SHAKO BADGE Very rare 2-piece badge later became 4th Argylls in 1881. V.G.C. White metal. O/r's example.
RENFREW POLICE PIPE BAND WAIST BELT PLATE Very rare pipers buckle in nickel silver. Well detailed thistle surround in nice relief with Prince of Wales feathers in the middle. No rubbing or damage. Renfrew were later absorbed into Strathclyde Police pipe band.
RENFREWSHIRE RIFLE VOLS. ( ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. ) TUNIC BUTTON Large size tunic button. Toned. Good condition. Firmin mkd. to rear. Scarce
RENFREWSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEER BTN SHAKO Rare shako in good overall condition. Silver badge. Comes with it's metal carrying tin. Size 55 approx. Grey cloth with red band running around the crown. No moth, some black spots on the crown from where it has been sitting on top of the original waterproof cover which is congealed in the bottom of the tin. Nice 100% original and extremely rare especially in this condition.
RENFREWSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS WAIST BELT LOCKET Scarce waist belt buckle circa 1862 - 1889. very good condition with no rubbing. White metal. Centre with Prince of Wales feathers. Stamped (number)" 4 " to inside of outer piece. Nice Roccocco ends. Became 2nd Volunteer Btn.Argyll & Sutherland Hldrs.in 1898 with HQ at Paisley.
REPLICA SCOTTISH FLINTLOCK PISTOL @ 1820 - WORKING COPY Very unusual build it yourself Scottish pistol manufactured by Normans of Framlington. Boxed and with all parts present and exploded view and instructions how to build yourself a Doune type pistol.
RFC (ROYAL FLYING CORP) WW1 SILVER /ENAMEL SWEETHEART Beautiful slver/enamel sweetheart. Kings crown. Stamped "STERLING" to rear. Lovely detail.
RFC/RAF WW1 SWEETHEART PENDANT Nice ornate pendant. Depiction of flyer in flying helmet and goggles. V.G.C.. Quite large 1½ inch diameter.
RGT 81 - REICHSWEHR PERIOD DAY BADGE Super day badge with Reichswehr eagle to top and RGT 81 shoulder board to bottom.Reads " WIEDERSHENS - FEIER 1928" with image of Cathedral, Brass coloured, sharp detail Scarce.
RHEINLAND WERMACHT TINNY Cloth/metal day badge for Rheinland. Cheap
RHODESIAN AFRICAN RIFLES LAPEL BADGE Very scarce badge. Well detailed, die struck. Has retaining chain with pin. V.G.C.
RIGHT HAND LEVER FOR WW2 AIRBORNE WELL BIKE - BOXED Repackaged twice with dates for 1953 and '61. Not for a Corgi. Blackened steel, unissued part carried over post war. Original box. Mint in scruffy box. Unopened. Photo 4 shows the content.
RLB STICK PIN Good uncleaned example of the Reich Luftschutz Bund stick pin with good enamel and retaining most of it's silver wash finish. Correct knurled pin .Maker mkd and Ges Gesch to rear. Good early badge.
RLSV/DLV ENLISTED MANS BUCKLE WITH MARKED TANG Silver aluminium pebbled field buckle with black painted swastika. Complete with original leather tang with 1938 date and Nuremburg maker. Very hard to find buckle.
ROSS CAITHNESS CROMARTY( 3RD SEAFORTH ) HIGHLAND RIFLE MILITIA BADGE Nice pre 1881 Militia glengarry badge. A chevron and bugle horn within a heart surmounted by a crown. White metal. North & south lugs. Cheaper than they do at auction ! V.G.C.
ROSS WW2 NIGHT VISION BINOCULARS - BINO PRISM MK.4 C/W CASE Near mint condition. Crystal clear coated lenses. Rubber eyepiece excellent. With named original wartime carry case case. Numbers conform for wartime manufacture although these binos continued in use until the 1960's. V.G.C. Manufacturer/Model: Ross X5 Bino.Prism Mk IV 6E/383 5X40 Field of View: 10 deg = estimated 175 yd/1,000 yd; 50 APFOV deg Weight: 1050 gr Exit Pupil: 8 mm Serial #/Year of Manufacture: 5607 = Probably late WW II Notes: The "B" marking on right prism cover indicates the optics are "bloomed", i.e. coated, and the marking ""6E/383" is a Royal Air Force stores code for this type of instrument. This is a fixed focus aircraft spotting and maritime reconnaissance including U-boat spotting binocular. It is reported but not confirmed that it was used by observers in Beaufighters and other nightfighters during WW II (Seeger, page 214). If so, this explains the purpose of the large rubber eyeshields which would be helpful in maintaining night vision but which are, otherwise, awkward to use. The Mk. IV was built by Ross under Royal Air Force contract, was introduced 1941, and continued to be used at least into the 1960's. It was succeeded probably in the later 1940's by the 5X40 Mk. V 6E/392. It is the first British war-time binocular to employ coated lenses. According to a 1943 report by the Admiralty Research Laboratory, the X5 Mk. IV's 8 mm exit pupil gave 10%, 15% and 25% "improvements" (in light transmission?) under respectively half-moonlight, starlight and dark conditions compared to a 7X50 Admiralty Pattern 1900 (probably a Barr & Stroud CF41). Mention is not made if the X5 had coated optics which it most likely did and which would have improved light transmission.
ROYAL ABERDEENSHIRE MILITIA VICTORIAN GLENGARRY BADGE Nice example of this scarce badge. Die struck. Victorian crown. Thistle over a Saltire to the centre. 2 lugs. No rubbing to high points. Later became part of the Gordon Highlanders. V.G.C.
ROYAL AIR FORCE POLICE AUXILIARIES CAP BADGE - KINGS CROWN - 1940'S - RARE Rare badge in sliver metal, Kings Crown, RAF and Albatross within a wreath, Police Auxiliaries, lugs to reverse, very good condition. Bought straight from vet who wore this in Malaya during the emergency in the 50's.Name of vet to buyer. Some polishing to high points.
ROYAL ARMOURED CORPS WW2 CAP BADGE Very good example. Die struck white metal with sharp detail. Excellent.
ROYAL ARTILLERY OFFICER WW2S CHEESCUTTER SIDE CAP Officers side cap in black wool. Artillery badge. GS brass buttons. Size 55/56. Nape of cloth with wear. Low price for a genuine all original wartime cap.
ROYAL ARTILLERY SWEETHEART BROOCH Mint example with all enamel intact and all gilded finish present.
ROYAL ARTILLERY WW1 GILDED OFFICERS BUSBY PLUME HOLDER Excellent condition Kings Crown example. Retaining virtually all it's gilt finish.
ROYAL ARTILLERY WW1 SILVER SWEETHEART Very nice example retaining it's frosted silver finish. Made of unmarked silver. Original pin and hook. Might pre date WW1 going by the crown shape ? V.G.C.
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE CAP BADGE Nice wartime example. Nicely toned " One Looker " V.G.C.
ROYAL BERKSHIRE RGT CAP BADGE Good looking example that has been nicely shaped for cap by the soldier. Dark toning, giving it a lovely reddish look. Slider. V.G.C.
ROYAL CORPS OF SIGNALS BRASS BED PLATE This is a very well detailed example with cap badge device to top with motto " THROUGH " below. To the centre on a scroll, " Royal Corps of Signals " and below that the soldiers 7 digit number and name. To the rear corner there are maker details , " F. Narborough. Birmingham". Some finish loss and old polish residue to front, check the photos for condition
ROYAL CORPS OF TRANSPORT ( RCT ) CAR MASCOT - GAUNT Fine and rare example of a car bumper badge from the 1950's by top maker J.R.Gaunt. Chromed cap badge device over Regimental coloured enamel. No stone chips and good chrome.
ROYAL DOCKYARD BATTALION SWORD - 1847 - 1857 - WILKINSON Very rare sword by Wilkinson, Pall Mall London. Early pre numbered example, dating it approx. 1846-53. Nice acid etched blade. To one side, QVC and Royal Cypher. To the other," Royal Dockyard Battn. over Qvc and fouled anchor. Handle with good wire bound fish skin and lions head pommel. Guard with naval device in relief. Nice piece , unfortunately lacking scabbard. V.G.C. In 1846 permission was granted to raise a Defence Force at little cost to the Government, it was titled 'The Dock Yard Corps' as its name implies the job of this new force was to protect all Ports where Royal Dockyards were located. In order to enroll the men had to be employed in the dockyards of Portsmouth - Devonport - Pembroke - Sheerness - Chatham and Woolwich. Following the Corps formation they were granted a 'Royal' title so becoming the Royal Dock Yard Corps, while the majority of these Battalions would train solely in the infantry role others would also train as artillery and sappers.
ROYAL DRAGOON GUARDS OFFICERS CAP BADGE & COLLARS SET - FIRMIN 3-piece construction. Superb condition with no damage to enamel. Maker marked "FIRMIN" to rear.
ROYAL DRAGOONS VICTORIAN HELMET PLATE Good example circa 1847 retaining most of it's original gilded finish. Very well detailed. 3 screw posts to rear. All parts in high relief giving it a beautiful 3D effect. This helmet plate was produced for the 7 Regiments of the Dragoon Guards. Design was the Royal Cypher surrounded by a strap bearing the title of the regiment on a star set on an ornamental shield. Laurel/ oak spray to the sides and surmounted by the Victorian crown. V.G.C.
ROYAL DRAGOONS VICTORIAN CAP BADGE Good 2 piece example. Overlaid silver scroll. Lion over Victorian crown. 3 lugs. Some slight polishing to high points on crown. Very nice example with low price.
ROYAL DUBLIN FUSILIERS VICTORIAN FUR CAP/ PAGRI GRENADE Beautiful large size example with nice age toning. Unusual hinged silder with locking button for use as a pagri badge. Measures 4 inches high. V.G.C.
ROYAL DUBLIN FUSILIERS VICTORIAN TUNIC BUTTON Good condition Firmin London button bearing Victorian crown to centre. Nice age patina .VGC
ROYAL ENGINEERS SGT'S DRILL CANE Fine example of a very hard to find Sgt's drill cane. As per a walking out stick but much more substantial . 6 inches longer and fatter shaft. This one with a nice silver top with a Royal Engineers device. Kings Crown. Nice dark toning to shaft. Brass tip absent, otherwise extremely nice and circa WW1 / WW2. V.G.C
ROYAL ENGINEERS WW2 PLASTIC CAP BADGE Maker marked example by Stanley of Walsall. Both blades good.
ROYAL FAMILY ATTRIBUTED BLACK WATCH WW1 FEATHER BONNET - CLAUDE BOWES-LYON A beautiful feather bonnet formerly belonging to Claude Bowes-Lyons the present Queens grandfather. The bonnet itself is by Marshall & Aitken, famous Scottish military tailors. Fine baby ostrich feather with silk tails to rear. Silk/leather lining. 4 fox tails to side. Very large red vulture feather hackle of the type that curves over the top of the bonnet. Top fixing loop absent. Lovely layered silk rosette. Pin back gilt officers sphinx bonnet badge. Leather chinstrap. Large size. Contained in it's original carrying tin with "C.BOWES LYONS ESQ. THE BLACK WATCH". A beautiful bonnet and with the Royal prouenance makes it a very special one-off item. Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, KG, KT, GCVO, TD (14 March 1855 – 7 November 1944) was a landowner and the maternal grandfather of Queen Elizabeth II.
ROYAL FLEET AUXILIARY - FORT LANGLEY ENAMEL BADGE The Fort Langley saw action in WW 2 before being transferred to the R.F.A. Nice badge with all enamel intact. 4 cm diameter.
ROYAL FLYING CORPS CAP BADGE Iconic cap badge of WW1. Good condition. Gilded example. Lugs
ROYAL FLYING CORPS CAP BADGE Nice "Been There" original which came with the shoulder title I'm selling. Slight polishing to high points as you would expect from an issued example. Lugs. One Look original
ROYAL FLYING CORPS CAP BADGE Well detailed, nicely domed example.Uncleaned. V.G.C.
ROYAL FLYING CORPS SHOULDER TITLE Super original removed from a Maternity tunic. Dark blue wool backing with white lettering. "One Looker " V.G.C.
ROYAL FUSILIERS (CITY OF LONDON) GRENADE BADGE Post 1902 large grenade badge. O/r's brass. Kings crown (KK 947). Very good with no rubbing or damage.2 long loops to reverse. Strap with motto and rose within.
ROYAL HIGHLAND FUSILIERS (H.L.I.) BELT BUCKLE Good post '52 buckle. Toned brass.Flaming fusilier bomb with Queens crown and HLI device to centre. Scarce V.G.C.
ROYAL HIGHLAND FUSILIERS ( HLI / RSF ). POST '52 COLLAR PAIR Scarce anodised collar pair. 3 piece construction. Single post. These are an early more substantial matched pair. V.G.C.
ROYAL HIGHLAND FUSILIERS BRASS SHOULDER TITLE PAIR. Scarce set of brass titles circa 1959 on the formation of the regiment. Matching set. Hexagonal lugs. V.G.C.
ROYAL HIGHLAND FUSILIERS CAP BADGE Good anodised bi metal cap badge.
ROYAL HIGHLAND FUSILIERS PIPERS SILVER HALLMARKED DIRK Extremely rare item one of only a handful of silver hallmarked pipers dirk made for the RHF Pipe Band in the 1960's. Maker mkd. with London hallmarks. This one was further upgraded by a hand carved silver studded ebony handle as opposed to the composite ones found on most dirks from that period until now. Very Minty and striking. Most of the white metal or nickel mounted ones I get sell for in the region of 300/ 400 pounds. This is a different animal completely and not expensive considering it's silver and exceedingly rare as I believe the production run was 15 dirks. Marked to the back P.B. (Pipe Band ), RHF, II (number). Each part on the scabbard is individually hallmarked and the handle mounts are stamped Sterling Silver. Beautiful.
ROYAL HIGHLAND FUSILIERS WAIST BELT CLASP Scarce buckle withQueens crown over H.L.I on raised flaming bomb. Early 50's. 4 piece construction.
ROYAL HIGHLAND FUSILIERS WAIST BELT PLATE Brass belt plate with HLI flaming bomb device to centre. Queens Crown. Post '52. V.G.C.
ROYAL IRISH DRAGOON GUARDS - BRASS BUTTON STAMP/MOULD Very rare item being the heavy stamp/mould used to impress the blank button with Regimental details. To the domed face a facsimile of the button, to the back a flat area which you would strike with a hammer . Great piece and total One Off..
ROYAL IRISH DRAGOON GUARDS CAP BADGE Very nice example. Slider . Solder holes to scroll. Uncleaned with it's age patina
ROYAL IRISH FUSILIERS CAP BADGE Nice 2-piece example with age patina. Slider back.
ROYAL IRISH FUSILIERS MATCHED BRASS COLLARS Lovely matched facing pair. Nice patina. Good detail. A.1.
ROYAL IRISH FUSILIERS SHOULDER TITLE PAIR Matched collar pair. Separately applied centre. Although a pair the chest of one eagle has more service wear than the other, possibly where a piece of personal has been rubbing against it ? Cast construction. Scarce
ROYAL IRISH FUSILIERS VICTORIAN FUR CAP GRENADE A very nice O/R's example. Lovely and sleepy badge from an old collection.
ROYAL IRISH FUSILIERS WW1 SHOULDER TITLE Scarce R.I.F. title. Hexagonal lugs. Good condition with nice dark age patina.
ROYAL IRISH RANGERS POST '52 CAP BADGE Nice bi-metal badge. 2 piece construction.Well detailed. Near mint.
ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT WW1 OFFICERS BRONZE CAP BADGE Superb example with lovely age toning. Nice clear detail. 2 lugs to rear.
ROYAL MARINE COMMANDOS PRESENTATION FAIRBAIRN SYKES- RODGERS Post war presentation piece. Originally mounted on a named plaque to the Commando. Wood ringed handle. Acid etched Commando motto to blade. 2 small holes to back of handle where it was mounted , otherwise mint The Latin motto "Per Mare Per Terram" translates into English as "By Sea By Land". Nicely marked to Rodgers of Sheffield to underside of cross guard.
ROYAL MARINE POST'52 BRONZE CAP BADGE Nice example retaining it's bronze finish. V.G.C.
ROYAL MARINES OFFICERS WW2 BRONZE CAP BADGE Left this as found with dark patina and verdigris. Good example. Bronze for officers.
ROYAL MARINES SWAGGER STICK Scarce WW1 or earlier Marines walking out cane. Fairly dent free top on this one. Nice reddish toned cane. Brass tip.
ROYAL MARINES WW1 SILVER / ENAMEL SWEETHEART Beautiful very well crafted piece in an Art Deco style. Stepped bar with below, RM device set with red/green/blue enamel. V.G.C.
ROYAL MID LOTHIAN CAVALRY OFFICERS COATEE BUTTON Royal Mid Lothian Cavalry officers plated closed back coatee button Crown withi RMLC. Scarce maker .
ROYAL MIDLOTHIAN YEOMANRY CAVALRY HELMET PLATE Rare plate circa 1843 - 1871. 2 piece with thistle centre separately applied and standing in high relief. Well detailed. Age toned with no rubbing or damage. Will clean up nicely if desired. 4 loops to reverse. V.G.C. Rare
ROYAL MIDLOTHIAN YEOMANRY CAVALRY OFFICERS SILVER SABRETACHE BADGE Rare very detailed sabretache badge in unmarked silver. Heavy Large, approx. 4 inches by 3 and a half. Uncleaned with it's dark patina. Would look amazing cleaned. 4 screw posts to rear. Rare Excellent condition.
ROYAL MILITARY POLICE CAR MASCOT - J.R.GAUNT Dating from around the mid 50's to early 60's this is a high quality example as you expect from Gaunt. Heavy chrome outer laurel wreath. Enamelled centre in Regimental colours, this with no damage at all and standing out in relief, a Regimental cap cap device with ER 2 to centre. To the back it's stampled " J.R.Gaunt although one of the fixing rivets partly obscures the Gaunt. Going by the condition I would guess this was never fitted to a car. Measures 4 by 3 inches. Mint
ROYAL MUNSTER FUSILIERS VICTORIAN BRASS BUTTON Scarce tunic button by Jennens London. Nice age patina. VGC
ROYAL MUNSTER FUSILIERS WW1 TRENCH ART BROOCH Trench art brooch reputedly given to a French woman at the time and bought in France by me. Brass tunic button with stout copper wire fashioned into a pin. Nice unusual original to this fine Irish regiment.
ROYAL MUNSTER FUSLIERS WW1 CAP BADGE Good 2 piece badge. Centre attached by pins. Some polishing to high spots. Slider.
ROYAL NAVAL DIV. WW1 COLLAR - HOOD Rare HOOD Btn. collar. Good detail. One lug bent otherwise very good.
ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION / RND NELSON CAP BADGE Very good example in brass. Nice detail with lovely age toning. Slider back. Remains of old style polish to back. Slight rubbing to high points. Nice to find a rea one !
ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE WW2 MEDAL GROUP Good group attributed to a Lieutenant in the RNVR. Named box of issue. 5 medals comprising Atlantic, Italy and 1939/45 Campaign Stars as well as the War and Defence medals. No entitlement slip. All with their original ribbons. Also included is the officers bullion cap badge which has seen a lot of action and sea time.
ROYAL NAVY FLEET AIR ARM OFFICERS BULLION SLEEVE BADGE Beautiful pre '52 Kings Crown bullion arm badge. A.1 condition and top quality construction. No damage. Scarce
ROYAL NAVY JACK KNIFE WITH LANYARD Good example . Nicely maker mkd. for Harrison, Fisher & Sons, Sheffield. Undated. C/w lanyard. Post war as it has the steel as opposed to copper shackle. V.G.C.
ROYAL NAVY MINE WATCH SERVICE LAPEL BADGE - GAUNT Lovely gilt/enamel mufti badge. All finish remaining. Maker mkd. to rear.
ROYAL NAVY SAILORS UNIFORM Named to a WW2 vet who served with the Scottish Horse. Post war he joined the navy and served in Korea so I expect that to be the vintage of the uniform. Very good condition, tunic and trousers. Nicely badged up. All original as found and from his deceased estate and never offered for sale before. Bargain
ROYAL NAVY SILVER / ENAMEL SWEETHEART Nice silver bar brooch sweetheart. Stamped silver to the rear. 5.3 cm long approx.
ROYAL NAVY SILVER/ ENAMEL SWEETHEART BAR BAROOCH No damage to enamal. Marked "SILVER" to rear. Hook a/f but working fine.
ROYAL NAVY SILVER/ENAMEL SWEETHEART Lovely art deco style example. Both parts stamped silver. No enamel damage. Circa WW1
ROYAL NAVY WW2 LEADING SEAMAN'S CAP BADGE Good wartime original in great condition. No moth or damage. It has a paint stencilled number running down the back of the badge ( see pics ). V.G.C.
ROYAL REGIMENT OF SCOTLAND OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR BADGES Un-issued condition complete with silver colour backing plate. Still in original packet.
ROYAL REGIMENT OF SCOTLAND SGIAN DHU Standard G10 pipers sgian dhu with a miniature RRS badge to handle. Quality construction with clipped back blade, wood handle and leather covered wood scabbard. Top mount with finial. These being specially made for Allied & Axis by a top Scottish jeweller.
ROYAL RENFREW MILITIA CAP BADGE Rare and fine example. Solid centre with Prince of Wales feathers and Regimental motto "ICH DIEN". strap with "ROYAL RENFREW MILITIA". Good detail and condition.Uncleaned as it came to me .Nicely detailed die struck white metal. Dark age patina.Feathers in high relief.
ROYAL SCOTS 300 YEAR ANNIVERSARY MEDAL Very nice 300 year anniversary medal. Enamel perfect. Given to serving soldiers and some Association members. Mint
ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS COLLAR PAIR Mint condition bi metal officers collar pair.
ROYAL SCOTS ( 5TH VB - LEITH ) BOER WAR PERIOD SILVER WATCH FOB Silver watch fob mkd. up to 5th Vo. Btn and with the Leith Coat of Arms to the centre. Strap around this with " Attendance Prize , Drill Series ". Named to the reverse, " Pte. F. Horne. 1901 ". Nicely detail. Rare
ROYAL SCOTS - 1ST ADMIN BTN. MIDLOTHIAN R.V. SHAKO PLATE -1861 Super die struck blackened brass retaining almost all it's original finish. Sharp strike. Rare. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS - 1ST CITIZENS COMPANY OF EDINBURGH CAP BADGE Good toned white metal example of this rare badge for wear on the forage cap. Sharp die struck. Circa 1859. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS - 1ST OF FOOT - VICTORIAN GLENGARRY BADGE Good example of this scarce badge. Removable centre. Domed shape. Die struck. KK420. Worn 1874-1881. Two brass loops to the reverse. VGC.
ROYAL SCOTS - 2ND HIGHLAND COY. 1ST CITY OF EDINBURGH R.V.C. Not to be confused with the Lanarkshire badge that is similar but with different motto. Glengarry badge to the 1st City of Edinburgh Rifle Vol. Corps. Silver plated. 3 lugs. Fine example. Circa 1860. Rare V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS - BOER WAR SLOUCH HAT OR PAGRI BADGE ON ORIGINAL FELT PATCH Extremely rare piece. Not the centre from an o/r's badge , rather a purpose made piece with the lugs original to where they are, on a standard cap badge the lugs attach to the star and would be further out, hope I'm making sense ? This has been made like this , not modified from a cap badge. On it's slightly mothy red felt patch. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS - DANDY 9TH - SPORRAN BADGE Rare sporran badge to the only kilted Btn.of the Royal Scots . Cast nickel. Age toned. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS - DANDY 9TH - SPORRAN BADGE Good cast example , as it should be, sporran badge to the Royal Scots only kilted battalion. V.G.C. Rare.
ROYAL SCOTS - DANDY 9TH SHOULDER TITLE Scarce T 9 ROYAL SCOTS shoulder title. Brass. 3 lugs. Good condition.
ROYAL SCOTS - EDINBURGH VOLUNTEER RIFLES - SILVER OFFICERS BADGE Scarce officers example of this Victorian badge. Unmarked cast silver. Heavy polish residue to back. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS - EDINBURGH VOLUNTEER RIFLES CAP BADGE Brass o/r's example. Good condition. Nice original.
ROYAL SCOTS - QUEENS EDINBURGH RIFLE BRIGADE OFFICERS CROSSBELT FURNITURE Rare set of officers cross belt furniture. Cross belt badge with it's original 2 post and even the original nuts. Long double chain which connects from the badge to a whistle boss with it's whistle. 2 posts , one with it's original nut. All in brass. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS - QUEENS EDINBURGH VOLUNTEER RIFLE BRIGADE BELT PLATE Belt plate centre or cross belt badge. Blackened cast brass. North/south fixings. Scarce V.G.C. The Queens Rifle Volunteer Brigade ( 1st City of Edinburgh Rifle Volunteer Corps ) formed in 1859 ( known as the the Queens Rifle Volunteer Brigade The Royal Scots from 1888) 1908 became the 4th and 5th ( Queens Edinburgh Rifles ) Battalions of the Royal Scots.
ROYAL SCOTS - QUEENS RIFLE VOLS. BRIGADE FEATHER BONNET BADGE Very good o/r's example in blackened brass. RVB to centre and R.S. to sides. Long lugs to rear.
ROYAL SCOTS - QUEENS RIFLE VOLS.BRIGADE GLENGARRY BADGE Good o/r's example in blackened brass.RVB to centre and R.S. to sides. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS - QUEENS RIFLE VOLUNTEERS BRIGADE CAP BADGE Excellent example from the Victorian period. Blackened brass and retaining most of it's finish. Well detailed, die struck. Retains an original to it shaped piece of blackened leather behind the badge. Strong impression of the badge on the leather.Unusual to find one with this backing.
ROYAL SCOTS - QUEENS RIFLE VOLUNTEERS CROSS BELT BADGE Excellent example in cast blackened brass. Fretted centre. Loop for whistle chain. Victorian period. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS - THE LOTHIAN REGIMENT OFFICERS HELMET PLATE The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) Victorian Officer’s helmet plate circa 1881-91. A fine and scarce example. Gilt crowned star mounted with Order of the Thistle Star. To the centre circlet hand pierced lettering, “Nemo Me Impune Lacessit”.This with rope style edging. To the centre a silver thistle in high relief and set on a green enamel ground. Running across the base of the star a silver scroll with “The Lothian Regt”. Three loops to reverse. Uncleaned. VGC
ROYAL SCOTS - WW2 SLIP ON SHOULDER TITLE Scarce black embroidered " R.S. " on khaki. Near excellent condition.
ROYAL SCOTS 1933 4TH CENTENARY BADGE - 4/5TH PIPER ATTRIBUTED Rare lapel badge which would appear to be made of cork or compressed paper. Still has the silk tails in Regimental tartan. To the rear is written "Presented to Mr. Young - 4/5th Band - 5 - 7/9 R.S." Good condition with clear lettering, silk tails detached. Rare item.
ROYAL SCOTS BELT BUCKLE - HOBSON Nice vintage o/r's buckle, uncleaned as it came to me. Centre with light polishing to high points. Maker mkd. for Hobson London to rear.
ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS - NCO'S ARM BADGE Nice age toned example. 3 lugs to back.2 piece. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS CAP BADGE - 2-PIECE Nice early example with sharp detail and quality construction. Possibly officers. Nicely age toned as it came to me but will clean up nicely if desired. Lugged not slider. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS - 5TH DIV. WW2 B.D. COMBINATION INSIGNIA Not a lot of RSF WW2 items turn up. This combination part of a large private collection I'm working my way through. Its type printed cotton 5th Div insignia of white "Y" on brown square. 3 red infantry stripes. Tartan flaming bomb mounted on it's own khaki backing before being mounted on the khaki backing strip. VGC. Rare.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS - OFFICERS WAIST BELT PLATE Royal Scots Fusiliers post 1881 Officer’s waist belt plate. Fire gilded seeded back plate with well detailed silver centre.St. Andrew and Cross within a thistle wreath. Curved scroll across the bottom with , " Royal Scots Fusiliers ". VGC
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS - WW1 MEDAL PAIR Nice condition and fresh to the market. Pte. W. Barr. 28606. R.S.F. War and Victory, with ribbons. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS 1896 DTD. GLASGOW SILVER SPOON Nice presentation spoon given to Pte. M. Kirkland. Rare Glasgow silver with 1896 hallmarks. Possibly to coincide with the presentation of new Colours to the regiment by the Duchess of Connaught. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS ANODISED GLENGARRY BADGE Scarce badge in nice condition. 2 lugs to rear. Circa 1953-59. 1959 amalgamated with H.L.I. to form The Royal Highland Fusiliers.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS BI METAL COLLAR BADGE Nice well detailed collar to the RSF. 2 lugs. Lots of old polish residue to rear. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS EMBROIDERED CLOTH SHOULDER TITLE Excellent condition WW2 title . White embroidered on red background. No moth or damage. Scarce V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS H/M SILVER /ENAMEL MEDAL/BADGE Unusual one this. Looks like a top end sweetheart but is actually a competition winners award. Obverse with enamel inlays over silver. Reverse finely inscribed with competition and winners details. Silver hallmarks for Beautiful piece. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR DOG PAIR Nice bronze officers OSD collar pair. Excellent condition.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS OFFICERS CAP BADGE Nice gilded example with separately applied centre standing out in relief. Kings Crown.Almost all gilding remaining. Circa WW1.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS OFFICERS COLLAR BADGES Lovely matched pair retaining their gilded finish. Silver thistles. Solder holes to back. As per genuine examples. Near mint.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS OFFICERS GLENGARRY - INTER WAR / WW2 Fine example in a large size, approx. 58. Early low shape I normally associate with WW1 however the tails are cotton not silk so likely from the inter war into WW2 period. C/w it's original to it officers badge with bolt on centre. This has been the only badge on the glengarry and there's a nice silhouette on the rosette. North and south lugs. Glengarry of officer quality and with no moth or damage. Scarce V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS OFFICERS WW1 COLLAR - OSD Good 2 piece cast example. Nice bi metal 2 piece construction. Reddish coloured metal bomb with brass thistle. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS PIPE BANNER/BANDSMANS DRAPE Beautifully embroidered panel from either a bandsman music stand or the silk side of a pipers banner. Circa WW1. Beautifully embroidered on silk, measures approx 13 by 9 inches. Mounted in a modern frame.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS PIPER'S GLENGARRY BADGE Very nice solid centre example in heavy chrome finish Very crisp die struck. 2nd Btn. , 2nd pattern , post 1881. Rare
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS PIPERS BADGE - SILVER - 1877- 81 Beautiful example in unmarked silver. The back uncleaned and black as only silver goes. Well detailed with no rubbing to highlights and that soft look you get on silver badges. Circa 1877/81. Rare.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS SILVER MEDAL - NAMED A beautiful hallmark silver/enamel sports medal brooched for wearing. Nicely inscribed "KEEFE SHIELD - WNRS. C. COY - L/CPL C.GRIEV - 1925". Maker marked "J McC" and Birmingham hallmark. Slight damage to the enamel but nevertheless a lovely rare piece.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS SWEETHEART BROOCH Unusual inter war art deco style sweetheart. Good detail.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS VICTORIAN CAP BADGE - PRE 1902 Good scarce Victorian example. QVC. Lugs north and south. Old pink polish residue to rear. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS VICTORIAN OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Royal Scots Fusiliers Victorian Officer’s shoulder belt plate circa 1881-1901, 5 piece example. Silver/gilt. Silver parts with no rubbing or damage and well detailed. Some gilt loss to back plate. Hook and stud assembly to back good. Original fixing pins. Good unmessed with example.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS WW1 CAP BADGE Great age patina on this one. C/w it's original cotter pin.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS WW2 BATTLEDRESS INSIGNIA Mint combination of shoulder flash and flaming fusilier bomb in Regimental tartan. Soft melton cloth with embroidered lettering. Both in unissued condition and part of a recent purchase of a Scottish WW2 cloth insignia collection bought by us.
ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS WW2 SLIP ON SHOULDER TITLE Very difficult to obtain WW2 cloth title. Embroidered black on khaki. Single tan strip fixing to rear. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS GREYS IRON PLAQUE FROM FRONT OF BARRACKS Super rare piece being a large Regimental device from the front of the barracks . Excellent condition with a skilfull repaint.When originally found it was rusty with no paint. Approx 12inches by 12 inches. Great detail. Very heavy so pay attention to shipping before purchasing V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS GREYS OFFICERS ARM BADGE Great heavy cast example with little polish to its high points. 3 lugs to rear.
ROYAL SCOTS GREYS WW1 CAP BADGE Nice die struck example. Super detail. Sturdy badge. 2 lugs. No rubbing or damage
ROYAL SCOTS HELMET PLATE CENTRE Nice example with sharp detail and lovely age patina. 2 special lugs for fixing to the helmet. Scarce.
ROYAL SCOTS IN THEATRE MADE 2 PIECE CAP BADGE Sand cast back star with the centre applied with prongs. Heavier than normal badge as is the norm with sand cast. Likely WW2 and North Africa theatre made.
ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS BELT BUCKLE Nice officers belt plate. Bi metal badge with green enamel behind gilt centre. North/south lugs for belt plate as opposed to cap badge.Mounted on brass back plate. V.G.C. Low price.
ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR BADGE PAIR Lovely matching pair of bronze collars for wear with service dress. 2-piece construction. "LACESSIT" spelling to motto. Mint unworn condition.
ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR BADGE PAIR Lovely matching pair of bronze collars for wear with service dress. 2-piece construction. "LACESSIT" spelling to motto. Mint unworn condition.
ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS COLLAR DOG PAIR Unissued officers bi metal collars. Beautiful silver frosting and gilding. Green enamel behind the centre same as the officers cap badge. Mint.
ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS OSD COLLAR PAIR Mint unissued condition bronze collars for wear on the service dress. 2 piece construction. This style introduced inter war period . C/w cotter pins.
ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS OSD COLLARS Lovely matching pair of bronze collars for wear with service dress. 2-piece construction. "LACESSIT" spelling to motto. Mint unworn condition.
ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS SILVER & GILT CAP BADGE Excellent condition die struck 3 piece badge. Green enamel behind the nicely gilded centre.Long lugs. As nice as they come. Priced to sell.
ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE - MAKER MKD. Very good example with London maker details. All original. Nice toning. Quality example.
ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS SILVER H/M CAP BADGE Good silver h/m cap badge. Well detailed. Green enamel behind centre. 2 piece construction. Jewellers stamp for L.B & B and Birmingham h/m's for 1983 Near mint. Quite heavy. Long lugs. Scarce all silver as opposed to bi metal example.
ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS WAIST BELT PLATE Very good example. Brass backing plate with officers cap badge device to centre, this in silver with gilded centre and still retaining the green enamel behind the thistle. Circa WW2. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS WW1 COLLAR BADGE Scarce w/m collar worn on the Blue Patrol jacket. Well detailed, die struck. 2 lugs. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS PIN BACK SWEETHEART Royal Scots sweetheart brooch made with collar. Possibly trench made by soldier.
ROYAL SCOTS PIPE MAJORS GLENGARRY & BADGE - 1954 Pipe Majors black glengarry c/w it's original staff badge. W.D. stamped and 1954 dtd. with makers details and size 7. Lovely fishtail silk rosette below the officer pattern badge.This has been the only badge worn of this glengarry and only the Pipey wore the black glen, Drummie wore diced. No moth or damage. Tails good. Badge alone would cost you this elsewhere Very rare
ROYAL SCOTS PIPERS BADGE. Good heavy example. Larger size (65 cms square). 2 piece construction with bolt on centre. Chromed. "Jimmy" with polishing to high points. Obviously regularly cleaned by a loving piper.
ROYAL SCOTS PIPERS BELT BUCKLE Scarce pipers buckle. Heavy chrome. Will fit any standard pipers belt. Genuine issue, straight from ex Regimental piper.
ROYAL SCOTS PIPERS BELT BUCKLE - WW1 Good original circa the Great War. Nickel silver with separately applied St. Andrew. This differentiates it from later one piece castings in the same style. Mkd no. " 4 ".( piper.). Good condition with slight service wear.
ROYAL SCOTS PIPERS CAP BADGE Very good example of this scarce badge.Solid bolt on centre. Plated star. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Good early nickel example. Very good detail and relief on this one. I've had a new jeweller made pin fitted so this is one you can use.
ROYAL SCOTS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Good pipers brooch circa WW2 . Victorian crown which has carried on even on modern examples. Frosted silver centre and scroll. Well detailed as per older examples. 3 piece construction. Fitted with new stout pin by silversmith. This type allows for easy replacement of pins should they ever break, you can even do it yourself using a sharpened bicycle spoke. Chromed quiot. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Nice original not one of the recasts from the '80's. Recasts were produced for the band so are genuine but the quality is poor. This is not one of them. Bolt on 4 piece construction Stamped with piper number " 5 " to St. Andrews back. This is the type with easy to replace pin. Open loop so if the pin breaks , as is often the case with pipers brooches, you can fashion a piece of appropriate metal , sharpen and use that. I've seen these with Bicycle spokes with a sharpened end being used or welding rod. Anything goes to fasten your plaid. This pin although original in the sense of this is how it came to me, I would'nt see lasting out many Tattoos. Nice polished chrome finish and priced to sell.
ROYAL SCOTS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH - NAMED AT REAR Well detailed example with stout pin to back. "Stewart 31" scratched to rear.
ROYAL SCOTS PIPERS SPORRAN Very good example of this scarce sporran. White horsehair with two black tassles. Heavy embossed thistle design tassle tops. Nickel silver cantle with beautiful early sporran badge with thistle wroath and St. Andrew to cantre & scroll with "THE ROYAL SCOTS". Detail very sharp with no bubbing. Purse back still with original brass pocket button. Number "5" applied and pipers name. Impressed "NICOLL - MAKER BANKFOOT - 1956 ". Lovely !
ROYAL SCOTS PIPERS VICTORIAN WAIST BELT PLATE Rare pipers WBP circa 1860 - 1902. Very sharp detail with St. Andrew standing out in relief as is the thistle border. Nickel silver.Four inches tall by 3 inches wide. c/w keeper VGC
ROYAL SCOTS REGIMENTAL SPORTS MEDAL- NAMED Heavy brass medal with nice regimental device in relief to the face. Dated 1927 and named to recipient. For running the 100 and 220 and getting a 2nd in both. Still not bad ! Good quality
ROYAL SCOTS SHAKO PLATE - 1871 - 1877 Other ranks Victorian helmet shako plate to the Royal Scots, circ 1871-1877, with two long lugs to the reverse, in good condition. Nicely toned brass. Well detailed. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS SHOULDER TITLE - PAIR Good pair of brass titles. Round lugs. Dirty, with age patina as found.
ROYAL SCOTS SILVER & ENAMEL SWEETHEART BROOCH Very nice Sterling Silver sweetheart with lovely detail to the silver and undamaged blue enamel. Original pin. Lovely condition.
ROYAL SCOTS SILVER OFFICERS BADGE Very good condition officers badge with nicely gilded centre and intact green enamel. Stamped "S" to the rear. Pin back. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS SILVER OFFICERS CAP BADGE BY ANDERSON & SON Superb unmark silver example. Nice sharp detail with maker marked W.M. ANDERSON & SON LTD. EDINBURGH & GLASGOW to rear.
ROYAL SCOTS SLIP ON SHOULDER TITLE Nice WW2 slip on khaki titel. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS SOLDIERS SPOON WITH ARMY NUMBER. Nice soldiers spoon with R.S. and his last 4 digits of his army number. Maker mkd.
ROYAL SCOTS TERRITORIAL OFFICERS BELT BUCKLE Beautiful Reserve officers buckle with heavy chrome back plate and proper belt plate centre similar to the officers badge. Centre is a beautiful piece with silvered star, nicely gilded centre with the correct green enamel behind. Scarce V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS TERRITORIAL OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Rare Territorial version of the WW2 cap badge for officers. 2 piece , all silver. Green enamel behind the raised removable centre. Officers name to the back. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS TERRITORIAL OFFICERS WAIST BELT PLATE Excellent condition. Polished white metal back plate, this possibly originally adapted from gilded example as the back has the remains of a gilt finish? Regimental device as per officers badge with nice gilded centre with green enamel behind, set on frosted silver star. Proper fixings for belt plate. not adapted from cap badge. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS TERRITORIAL WHITE METAL TITLE PAIR Nice pair of matched shoulder titles in white metal for Territorials. V.G.C. Scarce
ROYAL SCOTS VICTORIAN HELMET PLATE 2 piece with generic star crown arrangement and separate helmet plate centre. White metal for o/r's. Correct wire loops for HPC. Two larger loops on the back plate itself. One absent. Nicely toned. No rubbing or damage.
ROYAL SCOTS VICTORIAN PIPERS BADGE A in theatre made example from most likely India. Sand cast so heavy construction. Has originally had 4 lugs, now absent. Solid centre as per pipers example but not bi metal as was the case with badges made locally. Rare
ROYAL SCOTS WW1 BRASS ECONOMY CAP BADGE Very good example with longer lugs. Possibly for pipers feather bonnet ? A real one ! Old polish residue to back. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS WW1 BRASS SHOULDER TITLES - PAIR Very nice matched pair. Brass "R S". Hex. lugs . V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS WW1 DOUBLE TARTAN PATCH FOR TOS. Superb looking wool patch in Regimental tartan of Hunting Stewart. Double layer as found on Great War examples. Clear impression of RS cap badge on the tartan. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS WW1 GILDED CAP BADGE - OFFICERS ? Rare variant. Brass economy with gilded finish , this present to almost 100%. Period brooch back. From a large Royal Scots collection just in. V.G.C.
ROYAL SCOTS WW1 TAM O SHANTER - NAMED - LARGE Super TOS to the Royal Scots. Very large size for the Great War, 58/59 approx. Correct double stitched quilted lining. Cloth very good with only one moth hole to lower band which is not seen when worn. Lining with some sweat staining. WD arrow and small cloth label with soldiers name to inside. Nice
ROYAL SCOTS WW1 TERRITORIAL CAP BADGE White metal Volunteer example. Red felt backing to voided centre. Mounted on non period tartan flash. VGC
ROYAL SCOTS WW2 SLIP OVER SHOULDER TITLES Scarce embroidered shoulder slip over titles in unissued condition. Smell a wee bit musty otherwise excellent. Matched pair.
ROYAL SCOTS WW2 WHITE METAL SHOULDER TITLE PAIR Large size " R.S." in white metal for wear overseas ( Westlake, plate 1, no.3). Introduced in 1921. Very good condition and a scarce matched pair.
ROYAL SIGNALS SILVER BALL TOP OFFICERS SWAGGER STICK Very nice example with silver ball top, this with very little denting. Raised Regimental device to top. Kings crown. Lovely light coloured shaft with original nickel silver tip. A steal at this price. V.G.C.
ROYAL TANK REGIMENT WW2 CAP BADGE Particularly nice one this. Cast . Well detailed. No rubbing or damage.
ROYAL TANK RGT. OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR BADGE - GAUNT Very good example bronze example retaining all it's finish. Kings crown. J.R.GAUNT LONDON mkd. to rear.
ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE RGT CAP BADGE Die struck on slider. Bit of verdigris on scroll.
ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE RGT. - OFFICERS POST '52 CAP BADGE Nice bronze example with blades. Officers.
ROYAL WEST AFRICAN FRONTIER FORCE OFFICERS COLLARS Beautiful set of bronze collars for officer. Maker marked at rear on one collar.
ROYAL WEST KENT CAP BADGE Fine example on slider. Nicely shaped to cap. V.G.C.
ROYAL YACHT SQUADRON / ROYAL LONDON Y.C. - BAR BROOCH Beautiful bar brooch made from 3 gilded buttons professionally mouned on a gilded bar with stout original hook and pin. The 2 outer epaulette size buttons have 3 anchors and "R.Y.S." in old script. The centre large button has "R.L.Y.C." and is surmounted by a Victorian crown. A lovely rare item circa WW1 or possibly as early as the turn of the century.
RSLR ( ROYAL SIERRA LEONE RGT. ) SHOULDER TITLE SET OF 5 NUMBERED TITLES One to Five Btn. titles in gilt. Unissued condition. Price for all 5.
RTR - ROYAL TANK CORPS WARTIME CAP BADGE - CAST- IN THEATRE MADE Sand cast example. Wartime Kings crown. In theatre made, likely North Africa, Far East. slight rubbing to the high points of the tank turret, otherwise VGC
RUSSIAN COLD WAR FLAG Beautiful iconic piece in silk / rayon. Lenin to one side, Soviet device to the other. Cold war items have now really kicked in as people realise it was a war and not a period of stalemate. Measures 1.73 M by 1.05. V.G.C.
RUSSIAN FRONT DEAD SS SOLDIER COMBAT PHOTO & 1 MORE Bit gruesome this one. Dead SS soldier wearing camo uniform. This has been shredded by an explosion leaving his groin area exposed. He's been running to a parachute container and has been killed in the process. There is another photo of skeletal remains. Both originals and not for the squeamish.
RUSSIAN FRONT GERMAN WW2 M40 SS HELMET - Solid bunker found single decal helmet. No leather. Liner band present. Good decal. Found near Poltava. The premier SS divions were there so either Dad Reich, TK or Liebstandarie. One look helmet.
S A DAGGER & HANGER - HERDER Straight out the wood work. Very nice early example with nickel fittings and anodised scabbard. Super blade with deep etched motto this still retaining it's black finish to script. Gau mkd. " NRH"( Niederrhein) to cross guard. Good handle with none of the usual chips and the insignia is very sharp. Herder logo of cross keys nicely etched. Very good , original to it hanger with commensurate patina to the metal parts to match the dagger. No dents to scabbard ball. Lovely "One Look" original straight from the family.
S A DAGGER - EARLY - AUGUST BICKEL - MATCHING NUMBERS TO HILT & SCABBARD A very early dagger with nickel silver mounts. Light coloured handle. Nice etching to blade. Unusually this one has matching numbers to hilt and scabbard. Good clear makers diamond with "AUGUST BICKEL STEINBACH MALLENBERG" and AB motto. Anodised scabbard. Sleepy item, vet bringback found in a cupboard during house clearance.
S A POLITICAL VISOR CAP EAGLE Here we have a beautifully detailed SA Political Visor Cap Eagle,scarce 1936 Pattern ! It is aluminum base mint condition, die stamped and with all silver washed finish remaining. The obverse depicts an SA eagle, with outstretched wings, clutching a wreathed swastika within its talons. Another RTR vet bring back, swopped in Hamburg with a P.O.W.for cigarettes. Mint original
S.A. HANNOVER DAY BADGE - 1935 Great raised detail. Lovely condition.
S.A. SUDMARK (AUSTRIA) MEMBERS WATCH FOB Very rare and attractive watch fob for SA members. This one has a nice enamelled device with "SUDMARK" and mobile swastika. Condition is A.1 with no enamel loss or damage. SA Styrian group Sudmark was formed in 1941 to protect ethnic Germans from attack by Yugoslav partisans. Location wise it borders Yugoslavia.
SA 1934 FRÜHJAHRSPARADE DER STANDARTE 444 DAY BADGE Scarce SA brass tinny. Nice age patina.
SA 1935 BRIGADETREFFEN CHEMNITZ DAY BADGE Superb looking 1933 SA Chemnitz brigade meeting day tinny. Good large size 5.2 cm x 3.3 cm approx. Die struck brass.
SA 1936 BRAUNSCHWEIG SPORTS DAY BADGE Great example in aluminum. Lovely sharp detail. Maker marked "LEHMAM & WUNDENBERG - HANNOVER".
SA 1938 DORTMUND SPORTS COMPETITION DAY BADGE Attractive coloured plastic SA Gruppe Westfallen tinny. Great condition. Maker marked Richard Sieper & Söhne - Lüdenscheid to rear. Size 5 cm x 3.7 cm approx. Scarce.
SA AUFMARSCH BRIGADE 165 BIELEFELD 1934 RALLY DAY BADGE Superb looking rare tinny. Heavy die struck with lovely age toning.
SA BRAUNSCHWEIG TREFFEN. RARE SCREW BACK Super rare but correct variant of this scarce badge. As per the normal pin back version but with rare award type screw back fixing. Die struck 2nd type. Nice likely jeweller professional conversion. Forum posted this one and got positive feedback. V.G.C.
SA BRIGADE 35 LEIPZIG 1934 DAY BADGE Large copper finish die struck tinny. Size 5.2 cm x 4 cm. Good condition. Great looking scarce badge.
SA BRIGADE 48 MARBURG 1934 AUFMARSCH DAY BADGE Lovely early tinny with beautiful detail of the city in high relief.. Great condition.
SA DAGGER - SCARCE MAKER - C/W HANGER Extremely rare pre 1935 dagger by Paul Ebel of Solingen. This has the highest rarity rating of a “10” on the McSarr’s trademark listing. Nicely marked to blade and with his 2 fish conjoined by a crown logo. Gau mkd. to hilt " Om " ( Warthegau ). Nickel fittings. Anodised scabbard. Clean blade with nicely etched motto. No damage to the handle. Original to it hanger. Good scabbard fittings with undented ball. For the serious dagger collector who wants an SA that scores 10 out of 10 in the rarity stakes.
SA DAGGERS FOR SPARES OR REPAIR Here's a good lot you rarely find for sale. 2 S A daggers. One with all it's parts but the scabbard has been dismantled so will need to be rebuilt. A second dagger, complete except for the handle eagle , no scabbard. Some further scabbard parts. Both daggers non maker mkd. Handles and blades on both good apart from the one with the scabbard has a small chip out the rear below the top mount.. Priced to sell
SA GRUPPE MITTE 1936 MAGDEBURG MEMORIAL DAY BADGE Nice struck SA tinny. Good details. Very large size 5.2 cm diameter. Scarce.
SA GRUPPE NIEDERRHEIN 1939 SPORTS DAY BADGE Nice bakerlite SA sports tinny. Maker "Richard Sieper & Söhne - Lüdenscheid" and RZM & code M/25 marked to rear.
SA GRUPPE NIEDERRHEIN WETTKAMPFTAGE 1938 DAY BADGE Nice metal tinny in good detail. Large size 3.5 cm x 5 cm. Scarce.
SA GRUPPE SÜDWEST KARLSRUHE 1938 DAY BADGE SA competition zinc tinny. Clear detail. RZM M9/7 & maker marked FOERSTER & BARTH PFORZHEIM to the rear.
SA GRUPPE WESTFALEN 1939 RALLY DAY BADGE Beautiful colour painted plastic tinny. Nice detail. "RZM" & maker code "M9/67" mark to rear. Scarce.
SA GRUPPE WESTMARK 1937 TRIER SPORTS DAY BADGE Nice looking metal tinny with sharp detail. Rare.
SA KEPI EAGLE Nice example with good detail, original pins.
SA KEPI GERMAN CAP Very good early example in tan cotton with cornflower blue body (Hochland). Early eagle, rayon liner with faint stamp and SA eagle to crown. Sweatband good. Approx size 54/55. Old label attached with "Original first pattern S.A. 1923. Found in Gernay Schwanthaler Strasse - Munchen 1945". Lovely.
SA MARINE OFFICERS CAP EAGEL Scarce eagle for SA marine officers cap. 2 pins at rear.
SA NORDSEE 1938 SPORTWETTKAMPFE DAY BADGE Scarce SA plastic sports tinny. Maker marked R.SIEPER & SÖHNE LÜDENSCHEID to the rear.
SA NORDSEE WEHRKAMPF TAGE 1939 DAY BADGE Lovely looking painted plastic tinny in great condition. RZM, M 9/50 & Maker marked STEINHAUER & LÜCK - LÜDENSCHEID. BREMEN 7-9. Ⅶ. 1939. Scarce.
SA POST CARD Classic official SA card. Nice depiction of 2 stormtroopers in uniform.
SA STANDARTE131 LUDENSCHEID 1935 1ST SPORTFEST DAY BADGE Scarce SA Standarte 131 tinny for 1st Lundenscheid sportsfest. etail stands out nicely in relief.
SA WESTFALEN TREFEEN 1933 DORTMUND DAY BADGE Early die struck brass tinny. Good detail with lovely age toning. Scarce.
SA-GRUPPE NIEDERRHEIN 1937 SPORTS DAY BADGE SA sports participant's badge in aluminum. Some detail "SA-GRUPPE NIEDERRHEIN 1937" has worn away at the bottom. Rare.
SAM BROWNE BELT WITH WHISTLE - BLACK WATCH Near mint Sam Browne. The cross strap with whistle pouch and whistle as favoured by the Black Watch but used by some other Regiments also. This one has possibly never been worn.Leather rich reddish/brown colour and very good quality. Holes for 30 inch waist but could have a couple of extra holes punched to take it to 32''.
SAM BROWNE BELT WITH WHISTLE - PEAL & CO. LONDON Outstanding Sam Browne in great condition and large size. Complete with the whistle pocket on the cross strap as favoured by the Black Watch among other regiments. Nice makers label to inside. Whistle present. Top quality private purchase piece. Approx 40 plus inch waist. V.G.C.
SANDHURST OFFICER CADETS VICTORIAN CAP BADGE Very nice pre 1901 cap badge ( KK1072 ). A gilt pierced circlet with Nec Aspera Terrent motto on a blue velvet backing. In the centre, VR cypher on a red velvet backing. Whole badge mounted on it's period hessian backed red felt patch. North and south brass lugs. V.G.C.
SAS SILVER MOUNTED SKEAN DHU Vey rare sgian dhu made for an SAS member in the pattern they have adopted . They even have their own Pipe Banners and most members turn out in the kilt for Scottish functions. This has Edinburgh silver hallmarks for 2015 and also has a 925 stamp. The Gordon Hldrs. pattern top is mounted with a real amethyst not foiled citrine. Ebony handle mounted with a Regimental device with " Who Dares Wins " motto.Nice blade. Scabbard is made of wood and covered with Morrocco leather. Top quality hand made sgian dhu spcially made for this elite unit.
SAS WW2 DESERT CAMO SMOCK & TROUSERS 1942 - LARGE Excellent condition desert tan camo special forces windproof smock and trousers as issued to SAS and commando units in WW2. 4 pocket tan head over smock with clear label and 1942 date. Matching trousers again with clear label and 1942 date. Good very large size (see label). All tapes and buttons present. These items are sleepy and mint, no damage, bought in with other items from a veterans widow. These smocks are now reproduced and are still popular with originals being worn by SAS troops in the 1st Gulf War. In WW2 they were issued in tan and white to units going into extreme weather conditions please note, these are guaranteed WW2 originals.
SCHUCO CLOCKWORK GERMAN DRUMMER A very rare working example of a wartime German toy. Detail very good with cloth field grey uniform with bandsmans wings.. Leather belt. Tin WW1 type helmet and drum, the latter with the correct red/white painting for drums used during the Nazi period. Schuco made a basic chassis which pre war could be, a monkey, pig or a clown. Obviously wartime this guy was produced in small numbers. Works like a dream and his timing is spot on. C/w period key.
SCOTS GREY PEAK CAP TRENCH ART - LARGE Nice big trench art cap made from a shell base.
SCOTS GREY'S BEARSKIN SILVER BACK BADGE Now rare Horse of Hanover back badge as worn by drummers on the rear of their bearskin. Unmarked, die struck silver. Well detailed. Excellent condition.
SCOTS GREYS - SHOULDER TITLES Look like a pair but one has hex loops , the other round. Toned brass. Came in together. Toning is the same. Likely worn together. One with a slight twist on the S, otherwise good originals and now hard to find.
SCOTS GREYS / R.S.D.G.'S DRUMMERS BEARSKIN / BUSBY COMPLETE Super rare piece of head gear worn in this format only by Greys drummers and latterly the D.G.'s. Real official refurbished bearskin ( see inside label ), not synthetic. Condition on this is A.1. and looks fantastic. A number of Scots Greys busbys were refurbed and issued to the RSDG's as the synthetic ones looked very bad. Comes with it's solid silver Horse of Hanover back badge and has a Victorian period Scots Greys plume holder. Brass leather backed chin scales in fair condition but could do with a clean. Brand new army issue white feather plume completes it.Large size 57/59. Lovely leather interior. I'll say no more and let the photos do the talking. Guards examples are scarce but this type are virtually unobtainable and there's over £500 in the badges alone so a very fair price.
SCOTS GREYS / RSDG'S DRUMMERS CAP Good example with an almost Germanic saddle shape to it. Dark blue wool body with yellow Van Dyke zig zag band used only by the Scots Greys and RSDG's. Good size , approx 56/57.Comes with anodised RSDG's cap badge. Hard to come by. V.G.C.
SCOTS GREYS BRASS SHOULDER TITLE Very hard to come by Greys stuff. Nice brass title from WW1 / WW2.
SCOTS GREYS CAP BADGE Good lugged example. Detail good with no rubbing to high points.
SCOTS GREYS CAP BADGE Very good example with nice age toning. 2 lugs.
SCOTS GREYS CHARGER HARNESS BADGE Very rare item being from the cheek strap of the horses harness. This came in with the mans whip and various oddments of uniform . Good condition with nice age patina. Large silver Greys eagle rivetted to the round brass backing plate. Stout loop to reverse, this with initials " J. HR. H ". Approx. 2 and a half inch diameter. Nice piece and very difficult to find.
SCOTS GREYS CIGARETTE BOX - LARGE Good Scots Greys cigarette tin.
SCOTS GREYS COLLAR PAIR Not an exact match but were worn as a pair. Well detailed , die struck. Facing pair. Scarce V.G.C.
SCOTS GREYS FIGURES - CRIMEA & WW1 PERIOD Two top end wood figures around 11 inches tall. Reputedly originally from the Greys museum. Circa 1910. Old screws to base. Hand painted. Fantastic accurate detail to uniform and accoutrements. Small bit of damage to sword hanger on Crimea figure otherwise amazing for their age. V.G.C. Very rare
SCOTS GREYS HORSE OF HANOVER BUSBY BACK BADGE Exceedingly rare piece now. Fine example in silver plate. Well detailed. Old pink polish residue to back. V.G.C.
SCOTS GREYS OFFICERS BERET C/W ORIGINAL BADGE Rare item to this famous small unit. Large size grey beret with it's original officers badge c/w it's black backing patch. V.G.C.
SCOTS GREYS SILVER HALLMARKED BADGE Not sure what this is, collar size with Waterloo eagle with "R.S.G." below. Hallmarks for 1920. Some polishing to high point on eagles breast. Rare item and good price for a h/m silver item.
SCOTS GUARDS - VALISE/ POUCH BADGE Good sharply struck example with no rubbing or damage. Loop on the back has a W.D. arrow. V.G.C.
SCOTS GUARDS 1912 HALLMARKED LONDON SILVER MEDAL PENDANT Beautifully detailed chunky silver fob medal. Sharp detail to Regimental device. Excellent condition
SCOTS GUARDS BANDS MANS DRAPE Nice Military band drape for musicians music stand. Regimental device embroidered to centre. Fringed dark blue velvet body. Nicely embroidered. Rare
SCOTS GUARDS BRODERICK CAP BADGE Larger size brass cap badge for broderick cap. Size 5 cm x 5 cm. Scarce.
SCOTS GUARDS BRONZE OFFICERS SD CAP BADGE Circa WW1. For wear with the Service Dress. Good example . Old pink polish residue to back. V.G.C.
SCOTS GUARDS DIAMOND CUT CAP BADGE - MAKER MKD. Beautiful unmarked silver badge with the diamond cut which gives it a "glittery" effect. great condition, 2 piece. Marked to rear "LB & B. MADE IN ENGLAND". As nice as they come.
SCOTS GUARDS DIRK BELT BUCKLE Scarce belt buckle with SNCO's bi-metal badge device to front. Maker marked to rear "MARTIN - PAT. NO. 25919 - MADE IN ENGLAND". V.G.C..
SCOTS GUARDS FLAG - EXTRA LARGE Genuine Scots Guards flag. Measures 6 feet by 43 inches approx. Hanging rope with toggle. Superb condition Rare
SCOTS GUARDS HM SILVER PIPER'S KILT PIN - 1931 Very fine complete Birmingham silver 1931 example by JRG & S being a thistle star with green enamel backing to the central thistle spray. The pin and chain in silver plate. Light service wear to the centre thistle head otherwise very good condition.
SCOTS GUARDS LAPEL BADGE GROUP 3 badges comprising regimental mufti, bar brooch and S.G. association mufti. The latter J.R. Gaunt mkd. all enamel good. Bargain.
SCOTS GUARDS LARGE HEADQUARTERS FLAG Rare HQ flag. Double sided. Mint condition. Measures 6 foot by 4 foot approx. Guards colours with Regimental device to centre. Hanging rope present. Circa 1960's/ 70's
SCOTS GUARDS MILITARY SKEAN DHU SILVER MOUNTED Very nice scarce Skean Dhu to the Scots Guards. Unmarked silver mounts with foiled citrine to top. Top scabbard mount with silver and enamel regimental device of Star of the Order of the Thistle and motto, "Nemo me impune lacessit ". Bog oak handle with Celtic knot pattern. Soldiers name engraved to rear of handle mount. Blade good with some slight darkening. Leather bound scabbard.
SCOTS GUARDS O/R'S CAP BADGE Good example with no issues. Sharp detail. old polish residue to back. V.G.C.
SCOTS GUARDS OFFICERS CAP BADGE Nice early 2-piece example circa WW1. Unmarked silver. This one has behind the thistle a mirror as opposed to enamel which gives it a nice effect. This is original to badge. Original pin to back. No re-soldering to lugs. Good example.
SCOTS GUARDS OFFICERS CAP BADGE - ANDERSON EDINBURGH Wartime officers badge. Green enamel behind centre present and good. Well detailed. Anderson Military tailors details to rear. Some polishing to gilding but a great looking badge from an officer who liked his kit looking good.
SCOTS GUARDS OFFICERS COLLAR BADGES - SILVER Very nice unmarked silver collars as per the cap badge design. Matched pair. Condition excellent.
SCOTS GUARDS OFFICERS LEATHER DAY SPORRAN WITH SILVER TRIM Beautiful and rare sporran officers day sporran. Burnished brown leather with officers cap badge in silver and gilt. Green enamel behind thistle. "Silver " stamped and makers marks " M.J.M.D." Leather strap. Brass finial fastening to front. Pure class this one ! V.G.C.
SCOTS GUARDS OFFICERS SILVER FORAGE CAP BADGE Small size cap badge as per full size pattern stamped "STERLING" to rear. Diamond cut star. Nice gilded centre over green background. Gilt to 100%. Complete with khaki felt backing cloth extremely nice example in V.G.C..
SCOTS GUARDS OFFICERS VICTORIAN HEADRESS BADGE - SILVER Beautiful smallish cap star in unmarked silver. Very well detailed and with gilt and enamel centre in top condition. Early style overlong pin. Hollow silver construction. Rare.
SCOTS GUARDS PIPERS BADGE Nice chromed example. Good detail with two long lugs to rear.
SCOTS GUARDS PIPERS BADGE - WW2 Scarce badge as worn only by pipers in both battalions of the Guards. This is an old example in heavy white metal with a very well detailed cap star to centre. Nicely set off by a black felt backing cloth. This is one of the finest detailed Guards pipers badges I've had. Excellent.
SCOTS GUARDS PIPERS BADGES - P/M, P/SGT., PIPER Good genuine issue set of piper badges for the Scots Guards. All with frosted silvered finish, some service wear to edges otherwise extremely nice. Also included is a cloth shoulder title.
SCOTS GUARDS PIPERS CAP BADGE Good white metal example with no rubbing or damage. Cap star device to the centre with outside strap with "Scots Guards". Only worn by pipers. Scarce. V.G.C.
SCOTS GUARDS SERGEANTS CAP BADGE Good near mint bi metal sergeants badge. 2 piece construction.
SCOTS GUARDS SGTS CAP BADGE Nice bi metal badge as worn by Sergeants. Excellent condition. Scarce
SCOTS GUARDS SGTS. BI-METAL CAP BADGE Good example. Sharp detail. Gilded centre. V.G.C.
SCOTS GUARDS SILVER H/M 1914 EDINBURGH OFFICERS FORAGE CAP BADGE Good example of the small size badge worn on the forage cap. Nice detail and with hallmarks for Edinburgh 1914. Pin back. 2 piece construction. Excellent condition.
SCOTS GUARDS SILVER PIPERS CAP BADGE Good vintage example in heavy unmarked silver. Circa WW1 / WW2. Outer strap with " Scots Guards ". To the centre a silver Star of the Order of the Thistle. Dark age patina but will clean up nicely if desired. V.G.C.
SCOTS GUARDS TOMMY HELMET Super example with painted red/white dicing to both sides. All original and rare.
SCOTS GUARDS VICTORIAN OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Rare Victorian example in cast silver. Great detail with green enamel still intact behind centre.Early type lugs similiar to H P fixings. Original rear fixing pin for easy removal of centre for cleaning. Lovely
SCOTS GUARDS WHITE FACE SWEETHEART BROOCH Beautiful with nice detail. Replacement pin.
SCOTS GUARDS WW1 CHRISTMAS CARD Rare 1918 Scots Guards Christmas card. Fold out with nice photograph of WW1 soldiers in Service Dress with Battalion standards and drums, this to inside of gate fold. Beautiful possibly hand painted Star of the Order of the Thistle to front. Good condition
SCOTS GUARDS WW1 CHRISTMAS CARD AND MORE (3) Great little collection of original Scots Guards items comprising , 1918 dtd. Xmas card with a photo of the Regimental drums and standards, another Falkland Palace Xmas card from the 1950's and a 1951 Association Dinner invite. All in very good condition.
SCOTS GUARDS WW1 OFFICERS BRONZE OSD CAP BADGE Rare bronze cap badge for wear with service dress in WW1. Good detail, 2-piece construction blades to rear (missing ends). Retains almost all it's dark finish.
SCOTS GUARDS WW1 PERIOD OFFICERS BADGE - ANDERSON Beautiful example in unmarked silver. Anderson jewellers tablet to rear. Green enamel behind gilded centre. Left uncleaned but will polish up nicely is desired.
SCOTS GUARDS WW1 PRIVATE PURCHASE HELMET Exceedingly rare helmet made by Bates of London. Nicely stamped with their logo. Good leather liner and chinstrap. Fitted with heavy inter war net so likely used post WW1 and likely into WW2. Beautiful condition and the officers badge device toi the front really makes it. I don't know how this has been done but it stands out proud from the helmet. A.1.
SCOTS GUARDS WW1/ WW2 BRASS / WM SHOULDER TITLE Complete 3 piece title comprising separate brass "S.G." and white metal thistle. C/w original brass plate backing plate. Scarce.
SCOTS GUARDS WW2 PLASTIC ECONOMY CAP BADGE One of the scarcer plastic badges. Good with north and south blades. Slight distortion.
SCOTTISH COMMAND FORMATION SIGN WW2 and immediately post war use. Embroidered. This one uniform removed with a couple of small moth nips. Scarce
SCOTTISH 52 LOWLAND INSIGNIA GROUP - ATTRIBUTED Superb "Been There" removed from uniform group of insignia to a Royal Engineer sergeant attached to 52 Lowland Division. Comprising embroidered R E shoulder titles, 2 complete sets of printed Mountain/Satire sleeve badge, 2 brigade strips and a 6 year overseas chevron, this made from 2 3 year stitched together. What is particularly interesting is the saltire backing cloth is stamped for Anderson Military outfitters Glasgow and Edinburgh which I've never seen before and have been privately purchased. Super original lot to a Sgt. Bonoski.
SCOTTISH ARMY PIPERS BRASS SLEEVE BADGE WITH RED FELT BACKING Circa WW2. Very nicely detailed pipers sleeve badge as worn by all Highland and Lowland pipers. C/w original red felt backing and a piece of shaped aircraft aluminium soldier made to use as a back plate. Slight polishing to the high points of the bag , otherwise A1 and nice still with the felt and the In Theatre fashioned back plate.
SCOTTISH ARMY PIPERS DIRK - WILKINSON SWORD Very difficult to obtain army pipers dirk. Nickel silver mounts. Leather covered wood scabbard. WILKINSON mkd. blade, indicating approx. 1952 manufacure. Queens crown to pommel. 100% original, high quality, non to be confused with, imports, Pooleys or the poor quality KC examples the army had made in the 1980's . This is as nice as they come.
SCOTTISH ARMY PIPERS DIRK c/w FROG Good genuine issue pipers dirk c/w it's issue patent frog. Bog oak handle with all studs present. Leather bound wood scabbard with thistle pattern in relief to mounts. Rear of top mount stamped "RA" in a circle and "SCOTLAND", also army stampings. Kings crown pommel. Blade with soldiers number, WD arrow and RA incised to ricasso. Army issue frog.
SCOTTISH ARMY PIPERS SKEAN DHU Beautiful jeweller made G10 pattern sgian dhu as issued to army pipers. Unissued condition with leather covered wood scabbard, silver studded handle and clipped back blade. Polished W/m fittings. Mint
SCOTTISH ARMY PIPERS WILKINSON DIRK Very difficult to obtain army pipers dirk. Nickel silver mounts. Leather covered wood scabbard. WILKINSON mkd. blade, indicating approx. 1952 manufacure. Queens crown to pommel. 100% original, high quality, non to be confused with, imports, Pooleys or the poor quality KC examples the army had made in the 1980's . This is as nice as they come.
SCOTTISH BORDERERS OFFICERS H/M SILVER CAP BADGE - 1880 Beautiful and exceedingly rare officers badge with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1880. Outstanding detail especially to the thistle spray and the detail to St. Andrews face and torso is superb. Centre nicely belled out. Original pin back. No rubbing or damage and left with it's dark patina but would clean up nicely if desired. The Scottish Borderers Militia became the 3rd K.O.S.B. IN 1887. They were formed from the Dumfries Militia in 1864.
SCOTTISH CADETS CAP BADGE As it came in . Uncleaned with age patina and a bit of verdigris. 3 lugs to back. Well detailed. Will clean up nicely if desired. V.G.C.
SCOTTISH COMPANY CITY OF LONDON VOLUNTEERS ASSOC. BADGE Rare Association badge by Gaunt London. Frosted silver/enamel. Very sharp detail. Slight enamel damage otherwise very good. Name of owner to buyer.
SCOTTISH FULL WRAP AROUND KILT APRON - WW1 / WW2 ? Excellent condition full wrap around kilt apron for wear over the kilt in combat. Medium size. Ties present. Horn button to front pocket. Pleated back. White label present but washed out. No tears or moth. WD stamped with "R" above. This possibly makes it a very rare 1939 issue ? Some of the BEF went off to war in 1939 in WW1 style kit and there is a classic photo of the Gordons marching through Keith in SD jackets and kilt aprons reminiscent of the Great War. Of the Great War pattern and opinions vary as to the stampings, one is they were the different clothing depots. Another train of thought is all WW1 examples have the letter below the Wd whereas this is above. Irrespective of that, this one is as nice as they come and kilt aprons are near impossible to find now and this is one I've owned for a very long time. V.G.C.
SCOTTISH HIGHLAND REGIMENTS LARGE TYPE LEATHER SPORRAN Scarce sporran being the one issued immediately post war until the early 1950's. Much better quality then what came later. Larger size and with integral pocket within the purse.Stout brown leather. Dated 1949 and with WD arrow.Has had 3 issues during it's working life. C/w it's original chain & leather strap. Now with a Cameron Hldrs. thistle sporran badge.
SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS FIRE MANS HELMET - SCARCE Good fire helmet from this small force. Undamaged decal to front. Yellow exterior good with some crazing. Leather chin strap good. I don't know if this should have a liner band? V.G.C.
SCOTTISH HORSE - ATHOLL BONNET Rare piece of headgear as worn by the Scottish Horse. Similar to a Balmoral but has a different look with a higher diced band and very nice knotted arrangement to the rear tails. Good lining and with a leather section to the front for keeping the badge slider in place. Vintage unknown possibly WW2 or early 50's going by the lining and material used for the tails. Approx. size 56 V.G.C.
SCOTTISH HORSE - FRETTED COLLAR BADGES - PAIR Very nice matched pair of fretted collar dogs. Scottish Golphic crown. Well detailed. V.G.C.
SCOTTISH HORSE - IN THEATRE MADE SAND CAST CAP BADGE Rare sand cast example as produced locally in Mesapotamia or other Middle East/ North African countries. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
SCOTTISH HORSE ATHOLL BONNET One of the rarest pieces of Scottish headgear being the Atholl Bonnet worn exclusively by the Scottish Horse in both World Wars. This one I believe is WW1 as the dicing is red/white/green, this is found on early examples and by WW2 the green had evolved to black. Lovely knotted tails to the back. No moth or damage and good size approx. 55/56. Nice interior with leather panel for stiffener so possibly officers. Rare
SCOTTISH HORSE BOER WAR SHOULDER TITLE Oval title as worn in the Boer War. Brass. One loop slightly twisted otherwise V.G.C.
SCOTTISH HORSE BOER WAR SHOULDER TITLE PAIR Nice matched pair of brass titles being of the pattern issued during the Boer War. V.G.C.
SCOTTISH HORSE BRASS/ENAMEL SWEETHEART BROOCH Lovely Sweetheart brooch circa WW1. Good 3 colour enamel with no damage. Original pin and hook.
SCOTTISH HORSE DAY SPORRAN Rare Scottish Horse purse sporran. Stout pebbled brown leather with nice well detailed Kings crown badge. 1949 dated and WD marked with arrow to the inside. V.G.C.
SCOTTISH HORSE OFFICERS FRETTED CAP BADGE Well detailed fully fretted officers cap badge. Scottish Golphic crown. V.G.C.
SCOTTISH HORSE OFFICERS GILDED COLLAR BADGE Very nice near mint example. Cast construction, gilt finish with almost all finish remaining and no rubbing or damage. Scottish crown.
SCOTTISH HORSE SILVER/GOLD SWEETHEART Very rare WW1 Scottish Horse sword sweetheart. Sword stamped Sterling,central device jeweller made in rose gold with hand etching. Truly a thing of beauty !! V.G.C.
SCOTTISH HORSE WW1 KINGS CROWN CAP BADGE A good scarce die stamped white metal Example. Two loops to the reverse. Nicely shaped by soldier for the Atholl bonnet. V.G.C.
SCOTTISH HORSE WW2 LARGE ONE MANS GROUP. Amazing find straight from the house. Comprises huge amount of original photographs and newspaper clippings showing the soldier who was a pre war Territorial with the Scottish Horse, inc. one of all the troops from his home village of Callander leaving in 1939 for war. The early pics are in service dress and later shots in Battledress. One in particular shows them wearing battledress combinations of formation signs, Brigade stripes, Atholl tartan and HD patches and RA shoulder titles. The 79th Rgt. R.A. were a Scottish Horse unit. His release book is there along with his medals, ribbon bar, cap badges, Regimental Assoc. lapel badge, RA slip over title and more. Fantastic group to this famous cavalry regiment. See my other items for a German dagger and some badges he brought home.
SCOTTISH HORSE- BRASS COLLAR PAIR Nice matched set with Scottish crown. Nice dark toning to the brass. V.G.C.
SCOTTISH IVORY/AFRICAN BLACK WOOD SKEAN DHU - C. 1920 Here's one you can fly with ! This type has no blade. Well carved handle with Celtic knot pattern. Ivory band. Plated fittings. Looks great.
SCOTTISH OFFICERS BRASS POST ' 52 SWORD BELT BUCKLE - HOBSON Unissued condition. Heavy brass. Hobson tablet to rear. Worn by all regiments inc. Scottish. For use on the sword belt. Mint. Well detailed
SCOTTISH OFFICERS BROWN LEATHER SPORRAN - WW2 Very nice looking sporran circa WW2. Stiff leather with a nicely aged appearance showing it has been used. Came with the Black Watch officers glengarry I've just listed although it was the same pattern I believe used by all the Highland Regiments at that time. There's a famous painting of 51st Highland Division officers in the Western desert wearing these same sporrans. V.G.C.
SCOTTISH OFFICERS BULLION SWORD BELT WITH HANGERS Rare and fine piece being the officers brocade sword belt for wear with the scarlet tunic. Thistle motif for Scottish regiments and in gold for Regular Btns. No buckle. Beautiful red Morocco leather to back. Approx. to suit 32'' waist. Good condition.
SCOTTISH OFFICERS DIRK BELT Fine example of a highland officers dirk belt. Brocade with thistle design. Red Morocco leather backing. Integral sword frog. Beautiful shaped buckle with thistle within spray. Circa 1900 - 1920. Beautiful
SCOTTISH OFFICERS DIRK BELT AND SWORD HANGERS - LARGE Victorian, possibly WW1 Scottish officers dirk belt with thistle brocade. No buckle or keeper. Brocade good with some stitching a/f near each end. Nice red Morocco leather backing.Tailor altered /extended out to approx. 38 inch waist. Comes with 2 sword hanging straps. Absolute bargain price but what you see is what you get.
SCOTTISH PIPERS HORSE HAIR SPORRAN Nice vintage full length pipers sporran. Horsehair. Chromed cantle and tassle tops. Pigskin leather back. V.G.C.
SCOTTISH RECONNAISANCE CORPS SILVER BADGE Scottish Recce wore silver badges as opposed to the brass worn by English units. Very nice unmarked silver example with silver lugs. Either slightly smaller size private purchase cap badge or collar ? Approx. 3.2 cm. from tip of spear to bottom. Scarce. V.G.C.
SCOTTISH RECONNAISSANCE CORPS OFFICERS CAP BADGE The rarest of the Recce Corps badges and has never been faked unlike the others. Correct chromed finish. Red Lion Rampant in enamel to centre. Unissued condition. From very old Recce collection.
SCOTTISH REGIMENTAL FIGURES - ANDERSONS OF EDINBURGH Very cool collection of wooden military figures used by Andersons of George St , Military Outfitters at point of sale for badges. Circa WW1 as just prior to the Great War was when Kinloch Anderson expanded the business into military tailoring and accoutrements. 12 figures in total, all major Scottish regiments. Figures are 8 inches tall, overall height of the pieces is 12 inches. Not often you would come across a single One Off figure never a full set. Condition is fair to good but they display wonderfully. Scots Greys double width to take in for the Troopers Charger. Rare
SCOTTISH REGIMENTS ARMY ISSUE PIPERS - MOLE Good nickel silver mounted G10 army issue pipers dirk. This one made by Mole of London who used to make a lot of army swords. Thistle mounts with nice high relief and no rubbing or damage. Queens crown to pommel. Scabbard leather good and this is leather, many of the later ones were actually plastic. Studded handle with all studs present. Thistle etched blade. Mole maker mark to hilt. Uncleaned as it came in but will clean up nicely if desired. V.G.C.
SCOTTISH VICTORIAN MILITIA OFFICERS SHAKO Very rare piece from the Volunteer/Militia era. Silver bullion band to top for Volunteers officer. Rare grey frosted open bugle in a larger size with matching grey thistles on HLI type boss. Body in excellent condition with none of the usual moth or damage. Full length officers cap lines. Interior good but missing sweatband and silk. Ball tuft absent. Rare item , unit unknown but possibly HLI related ?
SCOTTISH WAR WORKERS ENAMEL BADGE - RED CROSS Scottish Red Cross War Workers lapel badge. Makers details for Alex Scott - Glasgow to rear. V.G.C.
SCOTTISH WW2 3rd INF. DIV. 1st KOSB BATTLEDRESS COMBI. Superb "Been There" removed from tunic example. Regimental tartan flash with Brigade stripes and formation sign , all on original khaki strip. Rare
SCOTTISH WW2 CAMERONS TAM O SHANTER Nice black Tam as worn by the Camerons and also other regiments in WW2 inc. the Lowland Regiment. Black wool with nice touree . Size 55.Cotton tails . VGC.
SCOTTSH HORSE WW1 SWEETHEART BAR BROOCH Brass with nice red and blue enamel inlay. Striking looking example. WW1 or earlier.
SEAFORTH - 78TH HIGHLANDERS ( ROSS SHIRE BUFFS ) VICTORIAN OFFICERS DIRK BELT Very rare and in beautiful condition. Complete belt and buckle set. Buckle in burnished gilt with well detailed thistle surround. 2 piece centre in silver comprising Regimental motto " Cuidich ' N ' Rhi to the top. Below that an elephant surmounted by a QVC Crown and below that a 3 part scroll with the Battle Honours, " Assaye, Maida and Java ". Th the bottom a Roman numeral scroll with " LXXVIII ". The buckle still with it's red Morocco leather backing. The belt is truly a work of art, beautiful Thistle pattern in bullion wire on a soft brown leather backing. The last buckle I saw did £920 after fees and that was in 2015. This is the 1st time I've seen one with it's original belt and this in amazingly good condition. V.G.C.
SEAFORTH HDRS. TERRITORIAL W/M COLLAR BADGE Difficult to find in white metal. O/r's L cypher collar badge. Correct 3 lugs. V.G.C.
SEAFORTH HIGHLANDER CAP BADGE Good o/r's example. 2 lugs. V.G.C.
SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS ASSOCIATION LAPEL BADGE Nice condition Seaforth association lapel badge. Button hole fitting.
SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS CAP BADGE ON TARTAN PATCH Correct 3 lug w/m wartime cap badge. Mounted on a Mc Kenzie tartan patch which may or may not be period. Crisp example. Old polish residue to back and inside lugs V.G.C.
SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS ISSUE STABLE BELT Scarce Mc Kenzie tartan stable belt as worn by Seaforths and HLI. Better quality early one with leather ends and inside. Fit up to 34" inch waist. Mint condition
SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS 1904 KIRKWOODS OF EDINBURGH SILVER PLAID BROOCH Probably the nicest example of the scarce plaid brooch I've had the pleasure of owning.Kirkwoods of Edinburgh tablet and their trade mark thistle to rear. Edinburgh silver hallmarks for 1904. Detail is superb as found on Kirkwoods items. Quoit with Regimental Battle Honours with no rubbing or loss of detail. Exquisite detail to Golphic Crown and stags head, even the Princess Louise " L " has finely detailed horizontal lines running across it. Top end brooch hence slightly higher than usual price.
SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS POST 52 OFFICERS FEATHER BONNET BADGE Nice 3 piece officers badge with long lugs for wear on the feather bonnet. Polished metal. Nice detail and condition. Rare to find with these lugs.
SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS SILVER BONNET BADGE Nice silver example. Good details. Pin back. Stamp "SILVER" to rear.
SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS WW1/2 CAP BADGE Very good 3 lugs example. Good clear detail. White metal.
SEAFORTH HLDRS BATTLEDRESS COMBINATION Seaforth B.D. removed from uniform combination. Regimental tartan patch. 3rd Division 2 piece wool formation sign. 2 red infantry stripes. 4 moth nips, one to tartan flash the other 3 to khaki backing cloth. Otherwise very nice example of combat worn sleeve insignia. Rare.
SEAFORTH HLDRS DANCING MEDALS - PIPE MAJOR Super set of medals straight from the family. 7 in total, all c/w their original boxes. All are from the Regiments time in India in the 1920's. They inc. prize medals for the Foursome Reel, Sword Dance, Highland Fling and also shooting medals. Some must have been from a competition run by the Gordons as 2 have the Gordon Hldrs Regimental device to the obverse. One of these is in 9ct gold with a scrap value of over £70, 2 in silver.The rest are bronze. 4 have a Delhi jewellers box, the other 3 are from Phillips of Aldershot. All are the original boxes for the medals. All excellent condition. There is a photograph of him standing with the medals in his Pipe Majors uniform, originally they were to come with the group but the family then decided to retain the originals so only a copy photo available.
SEAFORTH HLDRS O/R'S CAP BADGE Correct 3 lugs as found on genuine examples. Good detail especially to antlers. V.G.C.
SEAFORTH HLDRS OFFICERS 4 PIECE CAP BADGE Great badge with matching 4 pieces. Maker mkd. to rear of stag for Kirkwoods, Thistle St. Edinburgh by far in my opinion the best of the Edinburgh makers. Very well detailed. Circa WW1. Unmarked silver. V.G.C.
SEAFORTH HLDRS OFFICERS TAM O SHANTER - 1960's N.I. - THE Classic shape for the mid '60's Northern Ireland " The Troubles " or possibly slightly earlier. Officers Tam made by T. Downie , 14 Forth St. Edinburgh. Good condition with Seaforth badge and Regimental tartan patch. size 56 approx. Nicely lined and with tailors label to crown. Nice light service wear. V.G.C.
SEAFORTH HLDRS PAGRI CAP BADGE Very nice heavy die struck example in white metal. Rare pagri badge. Slider back.
SEAFORTH HLDRS PIPERS CROSS BELT BADGE Very rare badge from pipers cross belt. Star shape with strap "DUKE OF ALBANYS OWN HIGHLANDERS". Centre with Vic. crown over an "L". Although bearing a Victorian crown this pattern of badge was worn right up until the Highlanders became part of the Royal Regiment of Scotland. 4 screw posts to rear. In unissued condition and bought by me years ago from a Seaforths piper. Ultra difficult to find. Mint condition.
SEAFORTH HLDRS PIPERS CROSS BELT BADGE Very rare badge from pipers cross belt. Star shape with strap "DUKE OF ALBANYS OWN HIGHLANDERS". Centre with Vic. crown over an "L". Although bearing a Victorian crown this pattern of badge was worn right up until the Highlanders became part of the Royal Regiment of Scotland. 1 of the 4 screw posts is absent otherwise very good.Bought by me years ago from a Seaforths piper. Ultra difficult to find.
SEAFORTH HLDRS WW1 CAP BADGE c/w ORIGINAL TARTAN PATCH Good heavy cast example and still with it's 2 layer tartan patch as was the style in WW1.Lovely example
SEAFORTH HLDRS. ( 78TH OF FOOT ) - VICTORIAN FEATHER BONNET BADGE Outstanding and attractive large size example of this scarce badge. Lovely dark age toning. Die struck brass with sharp detail. Long lugs for the feather bonnet. Circa 1850 65 x 70 mm.
SEAFORTH HLDRS. BELT PLATE Nice Hobson made waist belt clasp. Cap badge size Regimental device to centre. V.G.C.
SEAFORTH HLDRS. BUFF BELT WITH REGIMENTAL BUCKLE Good all original piece for officer or piper. Slade Wallace type belt with silver plated buckle with 3 piece Regimental device to centre.All good condition with slight polishing to the high points and a couple of the rear fixing tangs a/f. This one with a different motto " Tulloch Ard " ( High Hill ). as opposed to the usual Cuidich N Righ. Soldiers name in ink to belt. Buckle with a number " 1 " to the reverse. V.G.C.
SEAFORTH HLDRS. CROSS BELT/WAIST BELT BADGE Nice early Seaforths device as found on plaid brooches, waist belt plates, cross belts . This one is lugged so I'm guessing possibly for a cross belt ? Condition is very good and is a well detailed heavy cast example. Golphic crown over a Princess Louise " L"
SEAFORTH HLDRS. OFFICERS BOER WAR EDINBURGH 1891 HALLMARKED SILVER PLAID BROOCH - BOXED - KIA As nice as they come and attributed to a Boer War casualty. The reverse with makers marks 'R. & H.B. Kirkwood, 66 & 68 Thistle St. Edinburgh.' with Edinburgh hallmarks for 1891. The plaid brooch retaining the original stout pin and clasp fittings. It weights approx 86.8 grams. Owners etched letters 'HMB' on back of stags head - positively attributed as worn by Captain HUGH MAXWELL BLAIR, 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders who was 'Killed-in-Action' at Koodoesburg, on 7 February 1900, during the South African War. The brooch contains in its original case of issue, this with the company logo of 'R. & H.B. Kirkwood, 66 & 68 Thistle St. Edinburgh.' on the inside upper lid. One external hinge as-found and brass eye for the front catch missing. A magnificent item of the finest Scottish craftsmanship. The silver quoit being approximately 80mm, this emblazoned with 15 x battle honours; Maida, Java, Assaye, Hindustan, Cape of Good Hope, Koosh-Ab, Persia, Sevastopol, Lucknow, Central India, Peiwar Kotal, Charasia, Kabul, Kandahar, Afghanistan. Attached thereon the stags head regimental crest surmounted by the a Golphic crown and cypher 'L' of Leopold, The Duke of Albany. Hugh Maxwell Blair, a native of Edinburgh, Scotland, where he had lived at 35, Moray Place. Born in 1872, Hugh was the son of Alexander Blair (Advocate-Sheriff of the Lothians and Peebles). He was commissioned in 1891, and served in the Relief of Chitral Expedition in India (1895) and on attachment with the West African Frontier Force prior to his death in the South African War. A scarce and desirable item of Scottish militiary insignia
SEAFORTH HLDRS. OFFICERS COLLAR BADGE - WW1 Scarce smaller size gilded collar circa WW1.Cast example. Old polish residue.
SEAFORTH HLDRS. OFFICERS COLLAR DOG SET (4) Beautiful matching set of 4 collars. Gilded for officers.Facing pair of elephants. Near mint. Scarce On hold till 15th Oct pending payment
SEAFORTH HLDRS. OFFICERS DIRK BELT PLATE Nice early example. 3 piece rivetted parts comprising, Golphic Crown and L cypher, Stags head and Scroll with Regimental motto.. Silver on brass. Some light rubbing to scroll otherwise V.G.C Uncleaned with dark age patina.
SEAFORTH HLDRS. OFFICERS SILVER H/M CAP BADGE - KOREAN WAR Beautiful Edinburgh silver 3 piece officers badge circa 1953 by T.E. (Thos. Ebbert) of Edinburgh. Very well detailed and with nice uncleaned age patina.
SEAFORTH HLDRS. OFFICERS SILVER PLAID BROOCH C/W ORIGINAL BOX Very nice condition Seaforths officers plaid brooch in unmarked silver . A magnificent item of the finest Scottish craftsmanship. The silver quoit being approximately 80mm, this emblazoned with 15 x battle honours; Maida, Java, Assaye, Hindustan, Cape of Good Hope, Koosh-Ab, Persia, Sevastopol, Lucknow, Central India, Peiwar Kotal, Charasia, Kabul, Kandahar, Afghanistan. Attached thereon the stags head regimental crest surmounted by the a Golphic crown and cypher 'L' of Leopold, The Duke of Albany. Reverse with air holes to allow gasses to escape during manufacture. Original stout pin. Complete with it's original fitted case with velvet lining. Box is in fairly poor condition with one side missing although the leather covering is there and in good shape. I was assured by the jeweller who polished the brooch that it would be fairly easy to reinstate the missing side to the box. Beautiful near mint condition brooch with no damage or issues.
SEAFORTH HLDRS. OFFICERS WW1 HALLMARKED CAP BADGE Very well detailed example in Scottish silver. The Stag and the Ducal Coronet have Hallmarks for HENRY TATTON of Edinburgh, dated 1915. The Scroll though similar has a different hallmark and though it is for Edinburgh I cannot make out a clear date and the maker is different. Badge is in VG condition, One lug on the coronet is a silver replacement. Still a very nice piece and offered at a very good price.
SEAFORTH HLDRS. PIPERS ALBANY STAR CROSS BELT BADGE Rare item especially as this one is in sand cast brass. Usually in die struck white metal so this one is possibly an In Theatre made example from India or the Middle East. 2 screw posts to rear. V.G.C.
SEAFORTH HLDRS. SKEAN DHU Very good example with gilded fittings. Early Seaforth type St. Andrew to handle. Leather covered wood scabbard. Clean blade. Real stone to top. Bog oak handle. Excellent as new condition.
SEAFORTH HLDRS. SPORRAN BADGE - WW1 Very nice early stags head sporran badge for WW1 pattern sporran. 2 lugs. V.G.C. Scarce
SEAFORTH HLDRS. SWAGGER STICK Good example of a WW1 or earlier walking out cane. Nickel silver top with stags head, "CUIDICH RIGH" scroll, Princess Louise "L" and Golphic crown. Lovely dark brown toned shaft and still with original brass tip.
SEAFORTH HLDRS. VICTORIAN SKEAN DHU Beautiful early black knife as worn by Seafoth Hldrs. officers. Gilded brass mounts. Lovely orange foiled citrine to top enclosed in thistle mount. Early type St. Andrew to bog oak handle , this gilded and very well detailed. Good leather bound wood scabbard in VGC. Blade darkened and with a couple of dings to sharp edge but overall especially considering the age this is a great skean dhu. Rare
SEAFORTH HLDRS. WW1 PIPE MAJOR / OFFICERS DIRK - ANDERSON Stunning and very rare Highland officers dirk. This one in gilded brass for Regular Btn's. Very sharp well detailed mounts. Bog oak handle which unusually has never had any breaks or repairs. Feather bonnet correctly carved to front as per Seaforth pattern. Rear with carved thistle. Real foiled quartz matching stones to dirk, knife and fork, not cheaper glass citrines. Nice clipped back blade with a couple of dark spots but overall excellent for age. Leather covered wood scabbard in very good order. Anderson jewellers tablet to top mount. This is just about as nice as they come and very cheap for quick flip. Dirks of this vintage and condition are generally £3,500 plus.
SEAFORTH OFFICERS BADGE -INVERNESS SILVER 1887 Exceptionally beauiful and very rare 3 piece officers badge by Bain and Mc Bean (1887-1893). Hallmark of Dromederi camel. Heavy chunky silver lugs to top and bottom parts. Stags head a pin back, made like this as the antler would not allow for the width of the chunky lugs. Stunning detail. Scottish Provincial silver is very rare especially Inverness. Excellent condition
SEAFORTH OFFICERS COLLAR BADGE Lovely gilded finish collar badge. Smaller cypher as per officer examples.
SEAFORTH OFFICERS COLLAR BADGES Lovely pair of early matched silver plated collars.Nice sharp detail. Condition excellent and with original split pins.
SEAFORTH OFFICERS GILT COLLAR BADGES Beautiful matched pair of gilded collars. Fine detail ,retaining almost all original gilding. Scarce
SEAFORTH OFFICERS H/M SILVER CAP BADGE - ANDERSON Exquisite WW2 officers badge with Edinburgh hallmarks for 1940. 3 piece , 2 pieces pin back . Raised jewellers tablet to bottom piece with " WM. ANDERSON & SONS LTD. EDINBURGH & GLASGOW" Mint
SEAFORTH OFFICERS PLAID BROOCH. Super example. Quoit with Battle Honours. Beautifully detailed stags head in unmarked silver. Stout original overlong pin as used in WW1/WW2.
SEAFORTH PAGRI BADGE Very scarce In Theatre made badge for wear on the sun helmet.Sand cast, very unusual pointed slider. Likely made during the Regiments service in India. V.G.C.
SEAFORTH SERGEANTS SILVER H/M BONNET BADGE - 1914 Beautiful example of a sergeants stags head bonnet badge. Hallmarks for Birmingham 1914 and makers stamp "B & P" (Brent and Parker). Lovely detail, pin back. Pin looks like possibly a period brass replacement?
SEAFORTH TERRITORIAL LARGE PHOTOGRAPH -NAMED, 1920 Black & white photo of Seaforth soldier probably Territorial . Named on back "Pte. Robert Charles Talbot taken in 1920". Size, 11 by 13 inches (33 mm x 28 mm) inc. mounting card, approx. Original picture.
SEAFORTH V.B. COLLAR BADGE Very good white metal for Territorial Btns. collar. Correct 3 lugs. Die struck. Good detail. Scarce
SEAFORTHS - 3RD QOCH - BARRACKS FLAG. One off flag from the old 3rd Btn. Barracks. Linen . Size 149 cm x 87cm approximately. Colours are excellent. In very good used condition. Extremely rare.
SEAFORTHS B.E.F. UNIFORM A scarce uniform in the WW1 style and as worn by Highland regiments who went to France with the British Expeditionary Force. There are some very poignant photographs of the the Gordons , Seaforth and Camerons marching through Highland towns on their way to war wearing this style of uniform Comprises 1937 dated tunic with it's original insignia of double collar dogs of elephant and Princess Louise's "L". Brass "Seaforth "shoulder titles. Seaforth brass buttons. Large size ( see photo of label ). Apart from a few moth holes to lower front skirt on one side the tunic is in VGC. Regimental kilt in McKenzie tartan. Box pleats. To suit 5'10 tall, 32/33 waist. VGC. Brown wool hose in good condition with small cloth label attached which has the same seven digit regimental no. as the inside of the kilt. Correct light green puttees with white tapes. White buff leather waist belt with GS buckle. Pair of cream hose 1943 dated Tam o Shanter with cap badge and tartan patch. A very nice uniform , as found, no messing no spurious additions to make it complete.
SEAFORTHS BALL TOP SWAGGER STICK. Good example with nickel silver top. Nice detail in relief. Good cane with original metal tip. Now hard to find. V.G.C.
SEAFORTHS HIGHLANDERS PLAID BROOCH Lovely example with battle honours up to Afghanistan (1878-80). Cast unmarked silver 3-piece construction. Good stout pin. No rubbing or damage. Sharp detail.
SEAFORTHS OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE DEVICE Very early and rare bolt on crown and cypher. Fromeither SBP or waist belt plate. Condition is very good.
SEAFORTHS OFFICERS SILVER H/M CAP BADGE Beautiful 3-piece silver cap badge with lovely detail. Each piece with London silver hall mark 1928. Also maker marked "E.W. &?". Original fixings. Now rare.
SEAFORTHS SGTS. CANE - WW1 Truly a thing of beauty and exceedingly rare. Sgts. drill cane. Beautiful nickel silver top with the Seaforth badge in relief to the obverse and the 5th Seaforth wilcat to the reverse. Stout stick similar in size / width as a walking stick. V.G.C.
SEAFORTHS SWEETHEART Good example. pin back. G.C.. Rare.
SEAFORTHS WW1 TRENCH ART LIGHTER Unusual and very attractive item being a lighter made from brass. The body seems to be a brass nut with a Seaforth brass badge affixed to both sides. Screw off wick cover. Very well made and most likely still works. VGC
SHANGHAI SCOTTISH SILVER PLATED MATCHBOX HOLDER Nice pebbled plated finish to box. Mounted with cap badge type device. Rare!
SIEBE GORMAN DIVER'S KNIFE Fine example. Good blade retaining most of it's original finish. Some spotting from grease which was applied to preserve it. This should clean off." Siebe Gorman" etched to lower edge. Good scabbard retaining almost all it's gold finish. Excellent handle with no cracks or damage.
SILVER / ROSE/YELLOW GOLD SCOTTISH FOB - 1904 H/M -W.A. Beautifully made silver /gold watch fob. Rampant Lion in yellow gold on a rose gold centre with hand etched surrounding strap. This on a silver St. Andrews cross with a Scottish Golphic crown above. Silver hallmarks for Birmingham 1904 and silver smiths stamp W.A. Lovely piece with all hand etched detail and nice 3D effect from the items standing out in layered relief.
SILVER ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS SWEETHEART Good larger size sweetheart. Approx 29mm by 37 mm. Very well struck with undamaged blue enamel. Stamped silver to back. Possible replacement pin otherwise A1 and very striking.
SILVER ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. WW1 BROOCH Lovely piece , the same size and style as a sporran badge but in unmarked silver. Pin back. Good condition with slight polishing to high points.
SILVER CAMERONIANS OFFICERS CHEESE CUTTER CAP BADGE Scarce Victorian period officers badge in unmarked silver. Detail is very fine and one of the best I've seen. No rubbing or damage. Pin back.
SILVER GORDON HLDRS. OFFICERS CAP BADGE Nice example in unmarked silver. Uncleaned. No rubbing or damage. Really attractive detail. Unusual triangular shaped silver lugs. Letters " B.A. " incised to rear. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
SILVER GORDON HLDRS. PIPERS CROSS BELT BADGE Large cross belt badge made from sheet silver.4 piece construction removable centre piece with stags head and " Gordon Highlanders" above. Sphinx with " EGYPT " Battle Honour to top and to the bottom a tiger standing on a tablet with " INDIA " Battle Honour. Lugs to back for cross belt, not to be confused with shoulder belt centre. Highly polished. Some rubbing to high points but a very nice and rare piece
SILVER NAZI PATRIOTIC BROOCH Nice silver and pearl lapel brooch. Vet bring back . Very nice. Modest price.
SILVER SHUCO INFANTRY ASSAULT BADGE - MAKER MKD. High quality award by SHUCO, more famous for their tin plate toys prior to the outbreak of war. Very good detail and retaining almost all it's finish. Nice streaking to the back. Maker mark " SH.u.CO"
SILVER SS SKULL RING - RUBY EYES - ORIGINAL BOX. Amazing looking ring with a large size skull. Ruby garnets to eye sockets. Stamped to inside " 835 S . Maker details in an oval with F and a star. This type known as the "Toothless" skull. Quite heavy and chunky. Contained in it's original wartime jewellers box. VGC
SINGAPORE DISTRICT RARE 1946 FORMATION SIGN Good removed from uniform example. Yellow lion and palm tree on green wool . Embroidered. Khaki battledress material to back where it's been cut from the tunic. VGC
SIR ROGER MANWOODS SCHOOL O.T.C. CAP BADGE Scarce cap badge in brass. Nice age patina. 2 lugs at rear.
SMALL ARMS BY FREDERICK WILKINSON 1970'S version. Lots of photos in good condition. 256 pages. Still leading work in it's field.
SMALL ARMS TRAINING ANTI-TANK RIFLE 1942 PAMPHLET Good condition war time publication. Information about cleaning, loading, aiming and firing the anti-tank rifle and more.
SPANISH CONDOR LEGION BLACK WOULD BADGE 1916 Stahlelm with swastika. Some finish loss to helmet. Good detail. Sturdy pin & hook.
SPANISH FRANCO PERIOD MILITARY BELT BUCKLE From the early 1940's. Brass buckle with crowned eagle with crown. A bit of rust to the front but has the keeper and unusually, still with the long pin. Good condition with some service wear.
SPANISH WOUND BADGE IN BLACK - 2 BLADES AT REAR - SCARCE Good example with unusual blade fixings to rear. Scarce. Good detail
SS - M40 HELMET - DEMJANSK POCKET Super bunker found complete SS single decal M40 helmet. Liner leather good. Shortened chin strap. Good decal. One look original recovered from Demjansk many years ago and sold by me and purchased back from my customer.
SS 57th STANDARTE SPORT SHOOTING BADGE SCHMALKALDEN THURINGIA Good original. Nickle plated tombac, 42 mm, marked Carl Peter Schmalkalden Uncleaned. Scarce
SS ALUMINUM MANS BELT BUCKLE - RZM, SS & MAKER MARED Good maker marked example. RZM, SS & maker code 36/40 at rear. Some service wear.
SS ALUMINUM MANS BELT BUCKLE - RZM, SS & MAKER MARED Good buckle retaining most of it's finish. Maker marked to rear "822/38" and with RZM & SS marks. There is a small bit of damage to the surface of eagle body like it's been struck by something, otherwise V.G.C..
SS BEVO CAP EAGLE Mint uncut example. The real deal.
SS BEVO COLLAR TAB Nice mint original from the Dachau Horde.
SS BEVO SLEEVE EAGLE Rare removed from tunic example. Folded over, some thread visible from being sown to tunic. V.G.C..
SS BEVO SLEEVE EAGLE Superb scarce original Bevo sleeve eagle. 100% original. Uniform removed. Excellent condition.
SS BLACK SHOULDER STRAPS Black button on shoulder boards. Uniform removed and with some service wear. Impression of where the buttons have been. Interestingly, one is longer than the other however they have been worn as a pair with exactly the same commensurate age and wear. Ground dug, no waffenfarbe but have been posted and are the Real Deal.
SS CAP EAGLE Good embroidered example. Removed from M43 cap.
SS CAP SKULL BUTTON Good unmarked example of the SS Totenkopf cap button.
SS CAP SKULL GROUND DUG SS cap skull in ground dug condition but still with original pins. Some pitting to face. Marked RZM M/24.
SS DAS REICH KUBELWAGEN NUMBER PLATE AND BRACKET Fair condition plate recovered near Moscow. Complete with it's original bracket and light fitting.
SS DIRLEWANGER ATTRIBUTED M42 HELMET Non runic M42 but directly attributed to SS Dirlewanger. This helmet was found last year in a small village near Warsaw and sold to a friend of mine. Under the front peak is scratched the Feldpost number 00512. This was used exclusively by Dirlewanger and nobody else. It was forum posted and got a 100% thumbs up. The helmet itself is in typical barn found condition with good shell retaining most of it's paint, dry liner and original but broken and dry chinstrap with a period field repair.Decent size approx 64 shell, apron markings indistinct. Rare to find a real piece to this notorious unit. 00512 (15.9.1940-31.1.1941) SS-Sonderkommando Dirlewanger d. Waffen-SS Distrikt Lublin (1.8.1943-23.3.1944) 17.9.1943 Regimentsstab und Stabskompanie SS-Sonderkommando Dirlewanger (24.3.1944-6.11.1944) 29.6.1944 Stab und Stabskompanie SS-Sonder-Regiment Dirlewanger 8.9.1944: Stab und 1.-5. Kompanie SS-Sonderkommando Dirlewanger (7.11.1944-Kriegsende) 19.12.1944 Stab SS-Sturmbrigade Dirlewanger Only ever used by Dirlewanger
SS EMBROIDERED SLEEVE EAGLE Fine example. Forum posted original in great condition.
SS EMBROIDERED SLEEVE EAGLE Mint original. Due to the paranoia around SS items I have posted all my items on various forums before offering them for sale. This one WAF thumbs up as well as various top collectors. Excellent condition.
SS ENAMEL STICK PIN Lovely condition pin with correct maker details and "GES GESCH". Good enamel. Knurled pin still with brass keeper. Larger size 1.9.cm approx. Rare.
SS ENLISTED MAN / NCO'S BELT BUCKLE - 822/38 - C.T.DICKE Nice original aluminium buckle.Nicely stamped to rear with RZM, SS runes and 822/38, the 822 code being for C.T.Dicke. Some slight service wear to face so not one that sat out the war.
SS FINGER RING Lrge size Runic ring, most likely trench art or local artisan made.Stepped face. 1943 split between both shanks. Small period repair at rear.
SS LAPEL BADGE Nice scarce SS mufti size badge.Some wear to highpoints on frosted silver otherwise V.G.C..
SS M40 QUIST SINGLE DECAL GERMAN HELMET - RUSSIAN FRONT Good bunker found Quist. Solid with most paint remaining and good percentage of decal. Liner band present , leather missing. Russian Front find.
SS M40 SINGLE DECAL BATTLE DAMAGED - ZHITOMIR KIA helmet with great decal. Liner band, no leather. One chin strap end present. Dug in the Ukraine near Zhitomir, ( Battle of the Dnieper ). The main SS unit involved was the LAH.
SS M40 SINGLE DECAL GERMAN HELMET - RUSSIAN FRONT A good bunker find helmet recovered from a position on the Mannerheim Line scene of a huge battle as the Red Army began it's 1944 summer offensive. ET64 shell retaining most of it's now dull field grey paint. Great decal. Double banded1940 dtd, aluminium liner band. Good original liner with all tongue ends intact (back seam possibly restitched). Full length original maker mkd. and 1940 dtd. chin strap with aluminium buckle. A good solid " Been There" helmet. Some hairline cracks to the shell possibly as a result of blast or temperature change. These days it's nice to get a total " One Look " helmet that is 100% original and as found.
SS M42 HELMET SHELL - POLTAVA - KURSK Genuine SS M42 shell with liner band. This bunker recovered along with another similar 10 years ago near Poltava near Kursk, scene of the biggest tank battle ever and involved all the elite SS divisions including Das Reich, Totenkopf and Liebstandarte. Good solid shell with some pitting but still with most of the original field grey paint. Good 2nd type Runic shield. One helmet pin absent. Liner band present. Now near impossible to find a good Eastern Front combat helmet and nice that this one is attributable to one of the most famous battles of WW2.
SS M42 SINGLE DECAL GERMAN HELMET - EASTERN FRONT - NARVA Genuine combat worn SS single decal helmet. This one from a house in Narva. As with all M42 decalled helmets I now have them appraised. Images of this one were sent to Kelly Hicks who has no issues with it. Decal is worn back but a large percentage of the shield remains. 50% approx of the original paint still present. Some surface pitting. Liner in heavy battle worn condition but complete. No chinstrap. Apron codes unclear. Medium size approx. 55 liner. Good genuine "Been There" Eastern Front helmet at a very affordable price for an SS helmet
SS MAN DEATH CARD - DIED- SMOLENSK Unteroffizier in Infantry Rgt 1. Good depiction with good runic collar shot.VGC
SS MANS BELT & BUCKLE - OVERHOFF A superb huge size example in excellent condition. Unmarked Overhoff steel buckle retaining most of it's original painted finish. Massive maker marked (HANS OF ??? AUGSBURG) and dated (1940) belt, measures 1270 cm (50 inches).
SS MANS DAGGER - 1198/39 Super vets bring back bought from the family in America. Rzm mkd. and 1198 / 39 to riccasso. Anodised scabbard with all finish. No damage to eagle or enamel roundel. Good blade. Hanger clip with SS marks. A super One Look original, now very difficult to find.
SS MANS DAGGER - RZM British vet bringback bought straight from him by me and never offered for sale before. RZM model with good blade with no blackening, pitting or lifting to finish. Marked to hilt "RZM - 1196/38 SS". Motto very clear. Handle insignia very sharp with no damage to either enamel or eagle. Grip with chip to lower edge and 2 chips to top but no repairs as usually found on these daggers. Scabbard good and with a large percentage of it's original paint.Mounts good with only slight denting to bottom of ball. Handle mounts good with some slight service wear and light scratches. Very nice overall and an untouched original "one looker".
SS MANS DAGGER - RZM MODEL BY ROBERT KLAAS WITH ORIGINAL HANGER Straight out the woodwork from daughter of the British officer who brought this back. Very good condition and nicely mkd. M7 / 37, RZM 1051 / 39 SS and very nice RZM logo. This is a high quality Robert Klaas of Solingen with year of manufacture being 1939. Very good blade with clear "MEINE EHRE HEIST TREUE " motto. Excellent handle with none of the usual chips or repairs and with good runic motto and eagle. Scabbard retains most of it's original finish. Bottom mount with some light surface rust but undented ball. What really makes this one is it's original to it rare hanger. This is a variation on the vertical type with a nicely mkd. hanging clip, M5 / 184 ( LINDEN & FUNKE ). These hangers fetch £500 plus if you can find one. Great sleepy original new to the marketplace.
SS MANS DAGGER - VET BRINGBACK- CHEAP 100% ORIGINAL This is a chance to pick up an original "As Found" SS mans dagger at a very affordable price. RZM model with mark and code to blade. The blade has had grease on it which has dried causing darkening. I think this would possibly polish off but as I never touch anything it's up to the buyer. Scabbard good overall with nickel fittings. One dent to rear and one mount screw absent. Most original finish present. Good handle with none of the usual chips, car filler etc. found on these daggers. SS motif very nice and with no enamel damage. Nice eagle. Blade with good point and motto. If you're after a pristine example you can pay the £2,000/2,500 they go for but if you want a 100% original, one looker, uncleaned and from a vets family at an affordable price this is a great dagger.
SS MOTORCYCLE NUMBER PLATE - KARELIA Karelia recovered motorcycle number plate. Found about 7 years ago. It's mounted on little rubber feet with screws through the original holes, no damage and can be removed before posting.
SS MOTORCYCLE NUMBER PLATE - KARELIA - OSTFRONT Nice genuine original recovered in the area of the Mannerheim Line on the Finnish /Russo border. Good clear numbers and red condition stamps. One faint one clear. Good solid condition.
SS NIEDERLAND FINGER RING - RUSSIAN FRONT Very rare ring with Dutch SS Wolf Angle to face. Alpacca. Split to thin bit of shank.Found in former Niederland positions on the Eastern Front.
SS NORD MOTORBIKE NUMBER PLATE Very good example with a large percentage of painting remaining. Good solid plate recovered in Russia.
SS OFFICERS BELT BUCKLE - BERLIN FOUND Super original just bought back from a customer. Nicely marked to rear. Found Potsdam. Rare to find a genuine example of this much copied buckle.
SS OFFICERS BULLION WIRE COLLAR PATCH Lovely example of an early officers Runic patch. Good overall with some light moth to black cloth. White as opposed to the more common honey coloured hessian backing. 100% original bought from Vets daughter with other items. Rare
SS OFFICERS SILVER AND ENAMEL RUNIC RING Scarce high end ring in 935 silver which is very high content for German rings which are usually between 8 and 9 hundred. Art deco style with silver runes on a black enamel ground. Pinky size.Great looking ring . Rare
SS RING CANADIAN VET BRINGBACK Normandy bring back silver runic ring. 3rd finger size. Some wear but very striking. Taken by Canadian D Day vet.
SS RZM PATTERN SLEEVE EAGLE - REMOVED FROM UNIFORM Good forum posted original. Small damage where it has been torn from a uniform, where the eagles foot joins the Swaz. Priced with the damage in mind.
SS SA DAY BADGE Nice original. Part of a large collection bought in Bremen a few years ago. V.G.C.
SS SHOOTING COMPETITION DAY BADGE My last one of these, I had 6, all from the family who originally owned the manufacturing company. Interestingly the competition was in the same town as the company was based in. Maker mkd. CARL PETERS- SCMALKALDEN. The front in uncleaned as found condition. Nice detail of target, SS runes and castle in relief. Very rare.
SS SILVER RUNIC RING Good chunky ring. Sharp detail to runes. Light use wear. Unmarked silver. 3rd finger size. unusual pattern. Good price as Runic rings are now selling for around £800 elsewhere.
SS SILVER SKULL RING Part of a collection of rings I recently purchased. Pinky size. Stamped to inside "H.B. 935". Good silver content. Original. Some service wear to face.
SS SILVER SKULL RING Good chunky example for 3rd finger. Maker mkd. "C.J." and anotherstamp (indistinct) possibly silver content. Good detail.
SS SILVER SKULL RING Another from a recently purchased collection found with a metal detector on the Mannerheim line on the Russian Finnish border. 3rd finger size. Slight service wear to face. Stamped "835" (silver).
SS SILVER SKULL RING Superb example. Chunky silver ring with good detail. Silver mark 830S inside. Scarce.
SS SILVER/GOLD /ENAMEL FINGER RING One of the nicest runic rings you are likely to see. Silver ring with raised runes set on black enamel. Rose gold surround. Excellent condition.
SS SKULL BUTTON FROM CAP. Button from overseas cap. Good used example . Marked to rear "M5/210" POSSIBLY 270 ?. Also SS Runes in circle. Some wear but good genuine example.
SS SKULL CAP BUTTON - RZM MARKED Good original TK button from the M44 cap. RZM and code to rear but indistinct. Some denting to skull.
SS SKULL RING Very striking silver ring. Large Aztec style skull. Nice chunky unmarked silver. Great detail. Pinky - 3th finger size. Part of a recently acquired private collection.
SS SKULL RING Very striking example. "ALPACCA" stamp. This is of the classic designs of SS rings with the crossed bones and "C" to shank. Good detail, some dirt to eye sockets and recesses.
SS SKULL RING - RUBY EYES Nice alpacca metal ring with ruby coloured garnet eyes. 3rd finger size. Old period lead repair to shank.Good detail without too much wear. From old collection, found in Austria.
SS SKULL RING c/w JEWELLERS TAG Lovely ring still with it's wartime jewellers tag. Silver and maker marked. Good size.
SS SLEEVE BADGE CUT OFF FROM CAMO SMOCK Cracking condition cut off from dot pattern smock.Correct stitching. American vet bring back . V.G.C.
SS SLEEVE EAGLE Good removed from tunic example. Tear above swastika.
SS SLEEVE EAGLE - VET BRING BACK - UNIFORM REMOVED Superb embroidered SS sleeve eagle. Removed from uniform and swopped for cigarettes in Hamburg by SS man P.O.W. with Trooper Spence of Edinburgh, 1st RTR ( 7th Armoured Div. Desert Rats) who was involved in the push on the city. Straight from this vets house along with other German bring backs and his personal uniform items. 100% "Been There" example which I was originally going to forum sell,so posted it and thumbs up from all, can't be too careful with German items and nowadays I'm only buying them in this manner. This is one you can sleep at night with.
SS SLEEVE EAGLE REMOVED FROM TUNIC Good example removed from tunic. Still attached on a piece of army cloth. Slight service wear. As good as it gets.
SS SPORTS VEST BADGE Good example.Some small brown age spots to white back ground otherwise A.1. Sharp detail , well made . Remains of RZM label to rear.
SS SPORTS VEST INSIGNIA Nice removed from vest example. Quite large, 10.5 cm diameter. Remains of paper label to rear. V.G.C..
SS TUXEDO UNIFORM BUTTON Very rare button from SS white dress jacket SS Runes inside oak leaves. Nicely marked up to rear "M5/65, SS runes and RZM, all these within circles.Small size 10cm approx.
SS TYPEWRITER - FIELD PATTERN - OLYMPIA ROBUST Only made in limited numbers purely for the German military, this is a good example of the field use metal typewriter. Retains most of it's original field grey paint. SS runes on no.5 key. Keys never altered or messed around with unlike many which although genuine, were used post war after being brought back as "Booty". In good order and as said, all original.Quite heavy so check shipping cost before committing to buy.
SS VOLUNTEER OFFICERS TUNIC- ESTONIAN-RARE A very rare all original tunic to a medical officer with the Estonian 3rd Volunteer Brigade. Tunic c/w it's original insignia comprising correct metal collar tab, arm shield, removed but present. SS officers sleeve badge,rank collar tab,shoulder boards with medical insignia. Award loops for 3 awards inc. combat clasp or ribbon bar.Tunic itself although a bit grubby is in VGC, with no moth or damage. 100% original and very rare.
SS/SD PHOTO POSTCARD A very rare card and a nice studyof SicherheitsPolizei uniforms as worn in the field. Two officers wear the special SD helmet while the other officer wears a transitional helmet. Dated 1940. V.G.C..
ST. ANDREWS O.T.C. CAP BADGE Nice example. Pin back.
ST. ANDREWS UNIVERSITY OTC CAP BADGE Wartime example with scarce brooched back. Brass , KC. VGC
STAHLHELM FRONT FIGHTERS MEMBERSHIP BADGE A Nationalsozialistischer Deutscher Frontkämpferbund membership badge. Given to elite members of Der Stahlhelm . This is the last type of this badge to be distributed,. Die struck. Silvered tombac construction with pin that works perfectly. Measures 21mm in diameter and marked " A. GES. GESCH " to the back. Distribution of these badges discontinued with the dissolution of the Nationalsozialistischer Deutscher Frontkämpfer-Bund (Stahlhelm) on November 07, 1935 The Stahlhelm, Bund der Frontsoldaten (Steel Helmet, League of Front Soldiers”, also known in short form as Der Stahlhelm) was one of the many paramilitary organizations that arose after the German defeat of World War I. It was part of the “Black Reichswehr” and in the late days of the Weimar Republic operated as the armed branch of the national conservative German National People’s Party (DNVP), placed at party gatherings in the position of armed security guards (Saalschutz).
STAHLHELM GOSLAR 1928 SEDANTAG DAY BADGE Great example with lovely detail. German empire holiday to celebrating the victory of battle of Sedan. Nice age toning. Rare.
STAHLHELM TUNIC BUTTON Front of tunic button with Steel Helmet and "Der Stahlhelm" V.G.C.
STALINGRAD DEATH CARD Rare desirable card. Good depiction of 6th Army soldier. VGC
STALINGRAD FOUND M35 GERMAN HEER HELMET- BATTLE DAMAGED Fantastic helmet recovered from the Roshoshka area of Stalingrad. Retaining most paint and still has it's liner and chinstrap. Army decal. Soldiers name in paint to rear apron. Leaves no doubt as to the ferocity of the fighting.Battle damage is exit holes and even the chin strap buckle has taken a strike. This is a good solid helmet, bunker recovered.
STIRLING COUNTY CONSTABULARY VICTORIAN CAP BADGE A very rare badge in beautiful condition. Victorian crown. Very sharp detail.
STIRLING RIFLE VOLUNTEERS SHAKO How rare is this ! One off opportunity to acquire a mid Victorian all original o/r's shako to this unit later to become the 4th Argyll and Sutherland Hldrs. Nice condition considering it's age and c/w the original cap badge. Quilted lining. No ball tuft.
STIRLINGSHIRE SOUTH LENNOX YEOMANRY CAVALRY OFFICERS SBP - DAVID STIRLING Very rare silver hallmarked shoulder belt plate with marks for Birmingham 1799. In 1802 this unit were absorbed into the Stirling Yeomanry. What is very interesting about this one is it came from the family home of David Stirling , founder of the S.A.S. The contents of the Stirling family home Keir House Dunblane were auctioned off by Christies in 1995 after decades in storage. This was one of the items from that auction.It was formerly the property of CHARLES STIRLING who was the C.O.( major )in Command from 1805. In it's own right this is an incredibly rare piece and coupled with the fact that it belonged to an ancestor of one of the most famous soldiers of WW2 makes it a fantastic thing to own. Condition, Excellent
SUFFOLK RGT. - IN THEATRE MADE CAP BADGE - MAKER MKD. Scarce In Theatre made example.Maker mkd to slider." Chatur Bhari & Bros. - Aligarh. U.P.". Sand cast, 2 piece. Suffolk scroll separately applied. Indian made in Uter Pradesh. V.G.C.
SUTHERLAND HLDRS. - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS GILDED BUTTON Beautiful condition gilt button. Outer strap with "Sutherland Highlanders", this mounted in relief as is the inner QVC. Maker details "H.Garden - Picadilly" to rear. Rare button especially in this condition.
SWASTIKA FINGER RING Nice fretted silver ring. Size is for an average 3rd finger. Good condition, uncleaned. Bargain price.
SWISS MODEL 1914 SAWBACK PIONEERS BAYONET - SCHMIDT RUBEN Scarce bayonet and c/w it's original brown leather frog. Clean blade retaining it's bright finish and correctly fullered to one side only. Marked " ELSENER - SCHWYZ ". All steel scabbard with no dents and retaining a good percentage of it's original finish. Undented ball.Some light surface rust due to unsympathetic storage. Same with the pommel. Sprung button working. Good condition brown leather broad frog. This nicely mkd. to the back with SCH and Swiss cross. Maker mkd. ALEX CANALE - BATTLEREI - BRIE. Also with impressed 24. Little bit of TLC will bring this up to top shelf standard. Low price
T - RAMC - HIGHLAND BRASS SHOULDER TITLE Scarce brass title. 3 lugs. Uncleaned but will come up nicely if desired. V.G.C.
T - RAMC - LOWLAND - WHITE METAL SHOULDER TITLE Rare title in white metal. 3 lugs. V.G.C.
T - RE - ABERDEEN BRASS SHOULDER TITLE - RARE Great toned brass example of this very rare title. 3 lugs. C/w backing plate. V.G.C.
T - RE - EDINBURGH - BRASS SHOULDER TITLE - RARE Very nice example. this one with 3 hexagonal lugs. V.G.C.
T 10 LIVERPOOL SCOTTISH BRASS SHOULDER TITLE Scarce T / 10 / SCOTTISH / LIVERPOOL post 1908 brass shoulder title.3 loops with original to it brass backing plate. V.G.C.
T 4 Q E R ROYAL SCOTS SHOULDER TITLE This is an original and scarce Shoulder Title of the 4th&5th Territorial Battalion (Queen's Edinburgh Rifles) Royal Scots Regiment in use from 1908 until 1921.It is made from blackened brass . 3 lugs.Most original blackened finish present. V.G.C.
T 4 SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS WHITE METAL SHOULDER TITLE Good example white metal shoulder title. 3 original lugs to rear. V.G.C.. Very scarce.
T 5 - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS . SHOULDER TITLE A real one !! Fakes of this rare title abound on evilbay and unscrupolous dealers sites but this is a real one from my personal collection. V.G.C. with 3 lugs. Brass.
T 5 R H (BLACK WATCH) WW1 SHOULDER TITLE Good example in brass. 3 lugs. V.G.C.
T 5 ROYAL HIGHLANDERS / BLACK WATCH BRASS SHOULDER TITLE Scarce terrotorial shoulder title with nice age toning. 3 lugs to rear.
T 7 ROYAL HIGHLANDERS (BLACK WATCH) SHOULDER TITLE Scarce 7th Btn.title. Uncleaned, dark patina. Correct 3 lugs. V.G.C.
T 8 H.L.I. (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) SHOULDER TITLE Scarce brass shoulder title with nice age toning. 3 lugs to rear.
T LONDON BASS SHOULDER TITLE - TIPTAFT & CON LTD Good example. Originally has been blackened. Maker stamped "TIPTAFT & CON LTD." to rear.
T R E CITY OF DUNDEE SHOULDER TITLE Rare brass shoulder title. 3 lugs . V.G.C.
T R E HIGHLAND WW1 SHOULDER TITLE. Very nice example of this scarce title. C/w original backing plate and cotter pins.
T RAMC HIGHLAND SHOULDER TITLE Nice condition WW1 title.Nicely toned brass. 3 lugs. V.G.C.
T RAMC LOWLAND SHOULDER TITLE Nice brass original. 3 loops. V.G.C.
T RAMC WESSEX - MATCHED SHOULDER TITLE PAIR Nice to get a pair rather than a single. 3 lugs. c/w original backing plates.
T RE CITY OF DUNDEE SHOULDER TITLE Scarce brass title . 3 lugs V.G.C. Real deal not ebay fake rubbish
T RE LOWLAND SHOULDER TITLE Scarce Royal Engineers attached to Lowland Division. 3 lugs. Brass. Good condition.
T RFA ABERDEEN SHOULDER TITLE Scarce brass shoulder title. 3 lugs. Good condition. Uniform removed, not ex stores.
T RGA BUTE SHOULDER TITLE Very rare title. Brass. 3 loops. River Clyde garrison. V.G.C.
T RGA FORTH WHITE METAL SHOULDER TITLE Very rare white metal title for the River Forth garrison who protected Rosyth naval base and the Forth Bridge. 3 lugs. V.G.C.
T RGA ROSS & CROMARTY SHOULDER TITLE Rare title.Brass. 3 loops. Nicely toned. V.G.C.
T Y LANARK SHOULDER TITLE Good scarce title. 3 lugs. Some old polish residue to back. V.G.C.
T Y LANARK WW1 SHOULDER TITLE Good pre 1919 Great War title. 3 lugs . Good condition. Slight bend to the Y. Good price.
T Y QOR GLASGOW YEOMANRY WW2 TITLE Scarce Glasgow Yeomanry Territorial shoulder title. Good condition with 3 lugs.
T4 CAMERON BRASS SHOULDER TITLE Good condition with nice age toning. 3 lugs to rear.
T4 CAMERON WHITE METAL SHOULDER TITLE WW1 shoulder title in white metal for Territorial btns. 3 lugs. Good condition overall with slight bend to the T.
T4 HANTS SHOULDER TITLE Good brass title. 3 lugs.
T5 GORDON HLDRS SHOULDER TITLE Now very hard to find. Nice genuine 3 lug example in brass.Loops slightly pinched from being fitted to board. V.G.C.
T5 ROYAL HIGHLANDER / BLACK WATCH BRASS SHOULDER TITLE Good scarce title. Nice age toning with 3 lugs to rear.
T5 ROYAL HIGHLANDER / BLACK WATCH WHITE METAL SHOULDER TITLE Very rare white metal shoulder title for T5 Royal Highlander / Black Watch. V.G.C.. 3 lugs to rear.
T6 ROYAL HIGHLANDER (BLACK WATCH) SHOULDER TITLE Good example in brass. Still with it's oval backing plate.
T6RH ( BLACK WATCH ) WW1 SHOULDER TITLE This is the scarce type with the large RH same size as worn by regular Btn's. Very good and it's uncleaned as found and will clean up nicely if desired. 2 lugs, north and south.
T7 ROYAL HIGHLANDER (BLACK WATCH) SHOULDER TITLE Now difficult to come by Black Watch Territorial title. Great condition. 3 lugs.
T7 ROYAL SCOTS SHOULDER TITLE Good example in brass. 3 lugs. Scarce.
T7 SR - CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) BLACKENED SHOULDER TITLE Very good example retaining most of it's correct blackened finish. 3 loops to reverse.
T7 SR - CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) BLACKENED SHOULDER TITLE Very good example retaining most of it's correct blackened finish. 3 loops to reverse. V.G.C.
T7 SR - CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) BLACKENED SHOULDER TITLE Very good example retaining most of it's correct blackened finish. 3 loops to reverse. The Real Deal, not evilbay fake ! V.G.C.
T9 ROYAL SCOTS SHOULDER TITLE Good title to the "Dandy ninth". 3 lugs. Some service wear.
TAN ERSATZ PICKEHAUBE - VERY RARE A beautiful pickle which I have owned since a boy and am now reluctantly selling. Tan cloth over cloth associated with German East Africa. Condition is very good with all leather trim intact and cloth body also very good. Correct red coloured interior . Good size 57 which is large for the period. I have never seen another one of these for sale and very few picklehaubes in this all original condition hence high price.
TANK KILLERS - HISTORY OF THE TANK DESTRUCTION BADGE Rare book by Bender publishing. Out of print. 1st edition, year 2000. Condition very good. 144 pages, great pictures.
TERRITORIAL BISLEY SHOOTING MEDAL GROUP Excellent group of one mans shooting awards inc. 4 medals, a spoon and bullion insignia. At the moment they're nicely mounted in a frame but are being sold unframed due to shipping cost. If buyer wants to pay the post they can be sent framed.
TERRITORIAL ROYAL ENGINEERS EDINBURGH SHOULDER TITLE PAIR Unusual to find a matched pair of these. Nicely toned 3 lug originals.
TEWT O GRAF BY MAJOR ADM MATHESON RCD Scare bit of cold war era kit in vgc. Laminated and with all wheels working. A mechanical aide memoire for Tactical Exercses Withour Troops (TEWT) developed by Major A.D.M. Matheson, Royal Canadian Dragoons (later Colonel A.D.M. Matheson, OMM, CD).
THE BLACK WATCH - A SHORT STORY Scarce excellent reference work with many fine illustrations of the Regiment through the years. 1st published in 1955, these a 1968 , 2nd edition.
THE BORDER REGIMENT HELMET PLATE CENTRE Very nice apart from the 3 loops are missing from the back. Priced accordingly. Scarce.
THE BOYS' BRIGADE KINGS BADGE Rare Kings badge. Retaining almost all original silver frosted finish. V.G.C.
THE BRITISH ARMY - IT'S HISTORY, CUSTOMS,TRADITIONS AND UNIFORMS - E.C. TALBOT BOOTH Hardback with red cloth boards,some ware to cover but in all good condition,boards and hinges good. Pages in good clean order,binding is tight and square.Many illustrations of Uniforms, Insigna etc in colour and black and white and in good clean order. The British Army gives an indepth look at the Royal Regiments History Traditions,Uniforms,Customs Insigna etc.. Many of the Scottish Regiments like the Royal Scots are mentioned. Cheapest out there, normally £35. Circa 1950
THE BUFFS - PAGRI BADGE Nice bronze example on slider. Tone. V.G.C.
THE CAMERONIANS PIPERS / PAGRI BADGE Superb example. Scroll in high relief. Slider back. Beautiful.
THE GLASGOW HIGHLANDERS (H.L.I.) WW2 CAP BADGE Very nice scarce WW2 example. Well detailed , die struck.
THE JEEP - OLYSLAGER AUTO LIBRARY - WARNE 1st edition , not the reprint. So so condition but great work. Priced accordingly
THE KINGS ROYAL RIFLES SWEETHEART BROOCH Brass sweetheart with red & navy blue enamel.
THE PATRIOTIC LEAGUEOF BRITONS OVERSEAS Scarce lapel badge. for this organisation From WW1 and before supporting Britain in all their Dominions by rasing money for the war effort. Great condition.Fattorini of Bradford maker marked to rear.
THE QUEEN'S REGIMENT WW2 ECONOMY PLASTIC CAP BADGE Good example with clear detail. 2 original blades at rear. V.G.C..
THE QUEENS OWN ROYAL REGIMENT WW1 TRENCH ART Nice period piece being an ashtray with a brass and enamel Regimental sweetheart brooch applied to the centre. V.G.C.
THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION SCOTLAND BADGE Scottish cap badge. Chrome finish. V.G.C.
THE ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT VICTORIAN CAP BADGE Very nice brass example. Victorian crown. Lovely age toning. North & South lugs to rear.
THE ROYAL SCOTS BELT PLATE CENTRE North & south lugs. Some polishing to high points.
THE ROYAL SCOTS TERRITORIAL OFFICERS SILVER CROSS BELT PLATE BY ANDERSON & SONS Nice early one with Scots Guards style Star in silver with gilded raised centre. Green enamel behind thistle. Below this a long scroll with " The Royal Scots ". Unmarked silver back plate ( uncleaned ). Marked to the back for Anderson - George St. - Edinburgh. Worn by 6/7/8/9/10th Volunteer Btns, V.G.C.
THE WAFFEN SS - 1939 -45 - GEORGE H. STEIN This landmark study, first published by Cornell University Press in 1966, shows how Hitler's elite army grew from a praetorian guard of barely 28,000 men at the beginning of the Second World War to a combat-hardened army of more than 500,000 in 1945. George H. Stein examines in detail the structure and organization of the Waffen SS and describes the rigid personnel selection and intensive physical, military, and ideological training that helped to create the tough and dedicated cadre around which the larger force of the later war years was built. Good in depth study of the Foreign Volunteers. Hard back.5th print in 1977. V.G.C.
THE WELSH REGIMENT CAP BADGE Nice example. Nicely toned die struck. Separately applied scroll and crown. Slider
THEIR HONOUR WAS LOYALTY - SCHIFFER BOOK Very good condition hard back by Jost W. Schneider. Very informative Schiffer work.
THIRD REICH GERMAN YOUTH PROFICIENCY BADGE A good aluminium example. Issue number 67442, RZM logo M1/120 to rear.
TOMMY HELMET WITH INSIGNIA & CAMO NET - 1939 DTD Stunning looking Tommy helmet with original red/blue R.A. diamond. Very clean and both liner and shell are 39 dtd. What really sets this one off is the very rare tan/brown/green camo net which was only issued in small numbers early in the war. Owners initials " J.D.K." nicely impressed to both sides. Fantastic looking helmet and with REAL insignia unlike most I have to return to sellers.
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO HELMET PLATE Lovely badge with nice age darkening. Kings crown. Scarce.
TUBINGEN 1935 TINNIE Scarce Scwaben tinnie from Stuttgart area. Quite large. Uncleaned.
TURNER OF SHEFFIELD OFFICERS KNIFE & FORK SET. Mahogany handled with brass fittings. Very cleverly slots together. Maker mkd. to blade. V.G.C.
TYNESIDE ENGINEERS PIPERS BADGE - RARE Exceedingly rare badge worn only by the pipe band of the Tyneside Engineers. This badge is based on the insignia for the Submarine Miners of WW1. Heavy chrome, long lugs. Mint
TYNESIDE SCOTTISH - WW1 BRASS ECONOMY BADGE - 1 FOOT ON CASTLE 2nd of two just in from a house in the North East. This one has one foot on the castle. Dark age patina. Uncleaned. V.G.C. Scarce
TYNESIDE SCOTTISH - WW1 BRASS ECONOMY BADGE - 2 FEET ON CASTLE Very rare badge and looks like it's never been cleaned since the Great War. Dark age toning. Excellent condition . Scarce
TYNESIDE SCOTTISH 2ND PATTERN CAP BADGE Nice uncleaned example with nice age patina. V.G.C..
TYNESIDE SCOTTISH CAP / GLENGARRY BADGE Good solid example in white metal. Nice toning & detail. Original pin back.
TYNESIDE SCOTTISH CAP BADGE Nice white metal badge. Good detail. Original pin back.
TYNESIDE SCOTTISH TAM O SHANTER - NAMED - RED HACKLE Anything wartime to the Tyneside Scottish is rare so to get a named Tam O Shanter was quite a find. As the Tynesides were affiliated to the Black Watch they wore the Red Hackle. So down to the bonnet , size 7, made by Gelfer of Glasgow and dated 1945. W.D. arrow. Named to inside "E. EDRINGTON" and "1 T.S." ( Tyneside Scottish ). Original hackle. Very good condition overall with light service wear.
TYNESIDE SCOTTISH WW1 LAPEL BADGE Scarce silver/gilt lapel badge. Lovely detail. Slight enamel damage to red on flag otherwise good. Original pin.
U BOAT ZEISS 7 BY 50 BINOCULARS A super condition pair of these high quality binos regarded by some as the best ever made. This pair with nice clear lenses. Ordnance tan body. Serial no,BLC 58587. rubber very good overall with only slight perishing to the edges on the large ends. Push in caps for eyepieces absent.Excellent condition neck strap. These were part of a trove gathered from the German North Sea bases aT the end of WW2 and sold off in Scotland possibly from Rosyth in the early 1950's. They were bought by a Scottish dealer who then sold them on although even in those days they were very expensive. This pair were bought by a Fife man who kept them in a cupboard until they were recently inherited by his son who sold them to me. As nice as they come.
UKRANIAN FOREIGN VOLUNTEERS RECON HERRINGBONE COMBAT TUNIC - RARE A very rare tunic attributable to a Ukranian volunteer in the service of the German army. Printed Ukranian army of liberation arm shield and padded rank patch to left sleeve. Brown piped shoulder boards for a motorcycle recon unit. Iron cross 2nd class ribbon confirming this as belonging to a combat soldier and not a Hiwi. Full complement of (Rgt.) 11 marked buttons. Medium size 36/37 inch chest. Good combat worn condition. Correct bottom pockets only and no breast eagle. It has never had one, which is right for many of the volunteers didn't subscribe to Nazism but were committed to fighting Bolshevism. No markings to inside. All original, never messed with.
ULSTER REGIMENT WW2 CAP BADGE - MAKER MARKED Good o/r's example with nice toning and detail. Maker marked on slider.
UNCUT STRIP OF 4 EMBROIDERED COMMANDO TITLES Mint condition strip of 4 Commando titles. Straight from vets house.
UNIFORM OF THE SS VOLUME 1-6 BY ANDREW MOLLO Postage quoted is for UK sale only.
US MARK 1 TRENCH KNIFE - MARKED U.S. 1918 The No.1 knife was first made in France for the US Government before US manufacturers could get into production. It is not known however if this is a French or US made example as it is unmarked. The blade, hilt and scabbard configuration however point to it being probably made in France by Au Lion, ie one of the early knives. It has a 5 5/8" double edged blade with a degree of age darkening patina. The knuckle hilt is cast brass with US 1918 cast in lettering. The blade attachement to the hilt is by a pointed nut often referred to as a "skull crusher" The hilt is unusual in that the quillon appears to have been slightly bent upwards presumably to better protect the hand and/or avoid snagging. The scabbard is iron, originally copper plated and chemically blackened. The scabbard hangers have been crudely repaired by brazing. Full details on this knife can be found on pages 25/26 of Book III of MH Coles "US Military Knives."
VERY RARE ORIGINAL ANTI-SEMITIC THIRD REICH BEER STEIN TRAU KEINEM FUCHS AUF GRÜNER HEID UND KEINEM JUD BEI SEINEM EID! (TRUST NO FOX ON THE GREEN MEADOW AND NO JEW TAKING AN OATH) THIS SCARCE ITEM WAS ONCE SOLD IN JULIUS STREICHER'S NUREMBERG! This stein in excellent condition is 7-1/2 inch tall, it is 4 inch in diameter at the bottom. It holds one liter (1 L) of beer. It contains an anti-Semitic illustration and the anti-Jewish saying which has also been the title of an anti-Semitic book for children. Both the stein and the book are from Nuremberg. We don't know the manufacturer of the stein but the book was published by Julius Streicher's Sturmer publishing house. This stein probably was sold as a souvenir to those attending the Nazi Reich Party Days that were held in Nuremberg until 1938. These anti-Semitic steins are very hard to find. this has never had a lid although the generic mould allows for one with a small indentation to the top of the handle. VGC
VICTORIAN BLACK WATCH BALL TOP SWAGGER STICK Scarce ball top example. Well detailed cap badge device with Victorian crown to nickel silver ball. This unusually, largely dent free. Lovely still straight nicely aged tan cane. Brass tip present. As nice as they come.
VICTORIAN HIATT HAND CUFFS DIFFERENT SIZED CUFFS MODEL Rare variant sometimes regarded as use with child or small woman prisoner. Normal sized large cuff with a 3 quarter size one to the other end. These were also often used with cap wrist lock cuffs as well. Good condition with original Hiatt mkd. key.
VICTORIAN - 3RD VB BLACK WATCH - BLACKENED - CAP BADGE / HELMET PLATE Rare piece , black original finish so likely a helmet plate. Squatter shape than regular cap badge. QVC. Top left scroll with " 3rd Vol. Batt " Beautiful condition. Rare
VICTORIAN / WW1 OFFICERS SWORD / SABRE BELT C/W HANGERS Rare piece in good condition. Sabre/sword belt with hangers. Nice quality bullion work with red Morocco back. No buckle and keeper and these are stitched in, see pic. 4. Will need restitched with new buckle. An absolute steal at this price !!!! V.G.C.
VICTORIAN / WW1 OXFORDSHIRE HUSSARS OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE Very nice example with the AR of Queen Adelaide and her crown. Black patina as found only on silver examples. Silver unmarked. 3 loops to reverse. Low price for silver type. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN / WW1 SCOTTISH OFFICERS BULLION SWORD HANGERS Nice set of high quality straps to go with a sword belt. Thistle motif for Scottish regiments. Gold colour for Regular Battalions. Nice work and with nicely aged red Morocco leather to the back. Rare V.G.C.
VICTORIAN 1ST OF FOOT OR ROYAL SCOTS GLENGARRY BADGE Nice example. Clear detail with some polish on high points.
VICTORIAN 2ND EDINBURGH VOLUNTEER RIFLE CORPS ( ROYAL SCOTS ) HELMET PLATE. Good condition, nicely toned o/r's helmet plate. W/m. 3 lugs to back. Evidence of old polish. Scarce.
VICTORIAN 42nd (BLACK WATCH) NCO's CAP BADGE Fine example of this rare badge. White metal with brass centre with Victorian Crown over "42". Oversize holes to star as was common on these badges. Long attaching pin to rear a replacement. 2 original lugs to rear.
VICTORIAN 42ND OF FOOT - ( BLACK WATCH ) SGT'S CAP BADGE Very nice SNCO's example. Bi metal 3 part construction. Removable centre piece. QVC crown. Circa 1861-71. Nice age toning. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN 4TH LANARKSHIRE R.V. SHAKO BADGE Victorian period badge for wear on the shako. Nice uncleaned silvered example. No rubbing. Introduced 1860.
VICTORIAN 5TH DRAGOON BI-METAL COLLAR BADGE Nice detail, Victorian crown. Original wire lugs. These have been re-affixed during it's working life with old lead solder. Hence...
VICTORIAN 5TH HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY CAP BADGE Scarce Victorian 5th H.L.I. badge in good condition. Sharp clear detail. Nicely shaped.
VICTORIAN 5TH VB HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY ( H.L.I. ) CAP BADGE Very good example nicely shaped to fit the glengarry. Clear detail. 2 lugs to rear.
VICTORIAN 78TH SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS COLLAR BADGE Very nice white metal elephant collar. Assaye Battle honour scroll to top. North and south lugs. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HDRS. GLENGARRY BADGE Very nice badge . Solid centre die struck. Victorian " Tail Up " cat. Nicely shaped by the soldier for wear on his glengarry. Sharp detail. Nice age toning. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HDRS. PAGRI BADGE Nice solid centre " Tail Up " Victorian period cap badge. Period, probably soldier done conversion to slider for use on the pagri. Badge is in very good condition. Brass long bent wire slider attached with old solder. Rare
VICTORIAN ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS SKEAN DHU Early sgian dhu with the broad handle and wide blade. Mounts in unmarked silver. Regimental device to handle. Orange foiled citrine to pommel. This with a very small chip. Finely detailed mounts. Scabbard leather good. Bog oak handle with silver studs. Clipped back blade.Some darkening. Slightly reshaped as the it has been tipped at some point in it's career. Good usable example and early types like this are scarce. Uncleaned as it came to me but will come up a treat if desired. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR DOGS - PAIR Nice removed from tunic set of bronze collars. " Tail Up " Victorian period cat. This is a scarce matched pair in cast bronze. One collar has a bit of finish loss so slightly mismatched colour wise but detail is exactly the same.
VICTORIAN ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. 1881 BIRMINGHAM SILVER PLAID BROOCH Beautiful hard to by Victorian example of an Argyll officers plaid brooch. No rubbing or damage. Very nicely stamped to rear. Pin curved for plaid . V.G.C.
VICTORIAN ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. COLLAR DOGS Good pair of "Tail Up " for Victorian period collar dogs. White metal with lovely age toning. Round liugs. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR PAIR Very nice matched pair of officers bronze collars. "Tail Up " for the Victorian period. Nicely matched. Cast construction. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN ARGYLLS & SUTHERLAND OFFICERS CAP BADGE Beautifully fretted cast nickel silver. Tail up cast. Very chunky. V.G.C..
VICTORIAN ARTILLERY BLUE CLOTH HOME SERVICE HELMET A very good o/r's example by Hobson of London. Cloth body good and nice interior with leather and silk liner. Approx size 55. Good chin scales and helmet plate. Never had another helmet plate. 100% nice original by this fine maker.
VICTORIAN ARTILLERY HELMET PLATE Nice Victorian crown example. Nice sharp detail with lovely age toning. 2 lugs to the rear.
VICTORIAN AYR & WIGTON MILITIA OFFICERS SHAKO Exceedingly rare shako. Great condition for age. The helmet plate is one of only 3 known to exist. 100% original.
VICTORIAN BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE Nice example of this scarce badge. Sharp detail. Victorian crown.
VICTORIAN BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE Good o/r's white metal example. Victorian crown. No rubbing. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE Good nicely toned example. QVC crown.Die struck. All original , no re affixed lugs. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE WITH GAUNT TABLET Nice example of Victorian Black Watch white metal badge. J.R.GAUNT LONDON tablet to rear.
VICTORIAN BLACK WATCH DIRK AND SKEAN DHU - KIRKWOODS Nice top quality matching pair, worn together by a Black Watch officer. Gilded fittings, each piece with the Kirkwoods thistle motif found on early examples. Also a tablet with"R & H.B. KIRKWOOD - 66 & 68 THISTLE STREET - EDINBURGH" on both the dirk and skean dhu. Top mount on the dirk with Regimental device of St. Andrew within a thistle wreath in high relief. Skean dhu with St. Andrew device on the handle. No breaks or repairs on the bog oak handles which is rare for items of this vintage. Good blades with some darkening. No pitting. Matching foiled citrines. Almost all original gilding present. Very rare to find the 2 items still complete and they look amazing when worn together.
VICTORIAN BLACK WATCH O/R'S HELMET PLATE An excellent example of this scarce helmet plate circa 1881-1901. All original. Centre attached by 2 long pins north and south. Uncleaned with nice age toning but will clean up well if desired. No rubbing or damage. Old polish residue to back. 3 loops. As nice as they come. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN BLACK WATCH O/R'S CAP BADGE - GAUNT Lovely example complete with "J.R. GAUNT LONDON" brass tablet to rear. Good detail.
VICTORIAN BLACK WATCH OFFICERS SILVER & GILT BADGE Long scroll example in unmarked silver. Victorian crown. Separately applied scrolls. Some polishing to high points. Very striking. Rare.
VICTORIAN BLACK WATCH OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE - 7-PIECE CONSTRUCTION Great example with long scrolls in unmarked silver. 7-piece construction. Victorian crown. Some polishing to high points. Very striking. Rare.
VICTORIAN BLACK WATCH SWAGGER STICK. Exceedingly nice example with no rubbing and dent free. QVC. Bamboo shaft with original metal tip. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS CAP/ BLACK WATCH PIPERS CROSS BELT BADGE Early no scroll cap badge for the Cameron Hldrs . Well detailed.No rubbing or damage. Lugs good. Also worn on Black Watch pipers cross belt
VICTORIAN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS/ PIPERS SKEAN DHU - WW1 Very nice condition genuine issue officers/pipers skean dhu. Bog oak handle with Celtic knot design. Orange foiled citrine to top, this within hand etched silver plated mount. Beautifully detailed unmarked silver sphinx standing in high relief. Leather bound wood scabbard with hand engraved thistle mounts. Good blade with some dark areas commensurate with age. Rare
VICTORIAN CAMERON HLDRS CAP /BLACK WATCH PIPERS BADGE Especially nice strike of this non scroll badge as worn in the Victorian era and also worn by Black Watch pipers on their cross belt. Detail ,especially to the thistles is very sharp. No rubbing to high points.
VICTORIAN CAMERON HLDRS CAP BADGE / BLACK WATCH PIPERS X BELT BADGE Now scarce badge. Known as the Badge of Scotland, it features St. Andrew holding a cross surrounded by a thistle wreath. Worn as a cap badge by the Cameron Hldrs in Victorian times, ( no Cameron scroll) and was / should be the correct badge worn on the cross belt by Black Watch pipers although due to the scarcity of this badge, latterly most of the pipers were wearing the more modern example with the Cameron scroll below. Good example with very sharp detail. Old polish residue to back. No rubbing or damage. Exceedingly nice badge. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN CAMERON HLDRS. FEATHER BONNET BADGE Smaller size but with long lugs for wear on the feather bonnet. Heavy silver plate. Well detailed die struck. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN CAMERON HLDRS. OFFICERS WAIST BELT PLATE - KIRKWOODS Beautiful example of this scarce WBP and made by Kirkwoods of Edinburgh by far the best of the military jewellers. Silver St.Andrew surrounded by thistle wreath on brass backing plate. Nicely stamped to rear with " R & H.B. KIRKWOOD, THISTLE ST. EDINBURGH " and with their Thistle trademark. Likely for the dirk belt. Female keeper present. Centre applied with domed rivets. Very nice condition. Scarce
VICTORIAN CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES) COLLAR BADGE Very good white metal example. Great detail. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) SWAGGER STICK Scarce Victorian example with QVC crown. Correct blackened shaft c/w it's metal tip.Nickel top which has little in way of dents or rubbing. Detail in relief. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN CONNAUGHT RANGERS CAP BADGE Very nice scarce Victorian crown die struck example. Some slight polishing to high points. Early wire lugs.
VICTORIAN DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLUNTEERS SHAKO BADGE Very good o/r's brass example. Good detail and excellent condition. Die struck. Scarce
VICTORIAN DUMBARTON VOLUNTEERS SHAKO BADGE Scarce silver plated officers example. Very good detail with no rubbing. Dumbarton Coat of Arms of elephant and howdah to centre Surrounded by strap with "DUMBARTON RIFLE VOLUNTEERS" and surmounted by Victorian crown. Excellent.
VICTORIAN DUMBARTONSHIRE MEDALS, PLAID BROOCH, CROSS BELT PLAID & DIRK BELT BUCKLE SET Beautiful set of one officers items all named to him. Comprises, plaid brooch, Shoulder belt plate, waist belt plate. These all named to him and with the same date, likely when he was commissioned. Medal group with associated miniatures as well as 2 gold sports medals. In their fitted case.
VICTORIAN FIFESHIRE POLICE LARGE TUNIC BUTTON Nice scarce Victorian button.Maker mkd. to rear. No rubbing or damage.
VICTORIAN GENERALS SWORD Rare Generals and Staff Officers Victorian period sword. The condition on the whole sword is very good. Acid etched blade with Victorian crown. Makers details " J.JONNES - 6 REGENT STREET LONDON" to riccasso. Nice scabbard with no dents or damage and still with some of the original gilding. Well crafted guard with VR crown and crossed Baton and Sword.Original sword knot present. Shark skin grip. Pommel with some verdigris which could easily be removed. Very nice example of this rare sword.
VICTORIAN H L I OFFICERS/SNCO's CAP BADGE Good example with Queen Victoria crown. 4 piece construction. Brass/ silver plate. Lovely.
VICTORIAN HAIR SPORRAN - SILVER CANTLE Nice vintage horsehair sporran.Black tassles with silver tops. Beautiful cantle with hand engraved thistle motif. Unmarked silver with 3 finials to top. Red morocco leather back with pocket. Length approx. 16 inches not including finial. Very striking looking.
VICTORIAN HAIR SPORRAN WITH SILVER CANTLE Beautiful high quality piece. Silver cantle with beautiful Celtic design and centre piece with what looks like a woman with the scales of justice with motto below. 3 finials. Goat hair . Nice red purse back. Unique and very striking. Approx. 150 years old.
VICTORIAN HERTFORDSHIRE CONSTABULARY - POLICE CAP BADGE Good condition with the Hertford stag. Well detailed QVC. Lugs. No rubbing or damage.
VICTORIAN HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY ( HLI ) SWAGGER STICK Very nice condition. Nickel silver top with Regimental device in relief. Couple of dents but very good overall. No rubbing. Victorian crown. Light coloured wood shaft with original metal tip.
VICTORIAN HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY BRASS SWEETHEART BROOCH Good J.R. Gaunt produced button type sweetheart ,not trench art. Registration no. to back. Victorian crown brass tunic button surrounded by laurel wreath. J.R. Gaunt mkd. button. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY OFFICERS SWEETHEART BROOCH Nice Victorian crown example. Gilded centre parts on a silver washed star. As per the style of an officers badge. Well detailed. Good pin and hook.
VICTORIAN HIGHLAND OFFICERS BROCADE BROADSWORD HANGERS Rare straps for wear with the brocade officers dirk belt. Facings of highland pattern with thistle motif and backed with red Morocco leather.Gold colour for Regular battalions.The belt loop also present. Rare item in fantastic condition for age
VICTORIAN HIGHLAND RIFLE VOLUNTEER COMPANY - GLENALMOND O.T.C. SWAGGER STICK Very rare stick to the Highland Rifle Volunteers Company part of Glenalmond OTC. Great condition with nickel silver top. Letters " H.R.V.C. " over the Glenalmond device and scrolls with motto and " Glenalmond O.T.C. ". Pre WW1. Attributed to Freddie Tate a distinguished golfer and son of a famous Edinburgh physicist. Freddie died in action in the Boer War
VICTORIAN HLI OFFICERS SILVER/GILT 4 PIECE COLLAR Very high quality example with construction the same as an officers cap badge. Victorian crown. Unmarked silver. Lovely.
VICTORIAN HORN HANDLED GHILLIE KNIFE Very rare item being a locking blade Highland Estate Ghillie's knife. Horn handle. Excellent and still very sharp blade. Works well with sprung clip for releasing blade. Circa 1880- 1900
VICTORIAN IRISH COLLAR PAIR Beautiful matched pair of silvered collars. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN KINGS LIVERPOOL GLENGARRY BADGE Good example with lovely age patina. chunky die struck. Scarce.
VICTORIAN KINGS OWN BORDERERS HELMET PLATE - 1881-84 Rare die-struck helmet plate in V.G.C.. Edinburgh castle to centre. 1881-84 only. Gilding metal. KK311....
VICTORIAN KINGS OWN BORDERERS SERGEANTS GLENGARRY BADGE Fine and rare large size glengarry badge circa 1881- 87. White metal, 2 lugs, not helmet plate. sharp strike. Nicely age toned. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS HELMET PLATE CENTRE Nicely toned with no rubbing. O/r's white metal. Very sharp detail. Large size. Two of the 3 thick U wires present. Top one absent, apart from this VGC.
VICTORIAN LANARKSHIRE POLICE SILVER H/M CAP BADGE Rare helmet badge with hallmarks for Birmingham 1901 with maker RLH & S. 18 grams of silver so nice substantial piece. Some polishing to high points.
VICTORIAN LIGHT INFANTRY OFFICERS SWORD- RIFLES Scarce 1827 pattern Light Infantry officers sword. Acid etched blade with QVC and Royal Cypher and " RIFLES ". Blade good with only a few areas with some darkening. Handle with good wire bound shark skin grip. Guard with strung bugle and Victorian crown. Polished scabbard with no dents and only a couple of bits of lifting to the finish. Clean example
VICTORIAN MEDICAL OFFICERS POUCH BADGE Victorian two part British Medical Staff Officers pouch belt plate. Comprising of a eight point star with VR cypher and motto ' Honi Soit Qui Maly Pense ' to the centre. Three screw posts to reverse. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN MEDICAL STAFF CORPS SHOULDER TITLE - 1855 One of the rarer shoulder titles. Good condition with nice age toning. Brass . Hex lugs. Pre dates the RAMC and was formed in 1855.
VICTORIAN MIDLOTHIAN COAST ARTILLERY VOLS. HOME SERVICE HELMET Nice clean example of the blue cloth Home Service helmet to the M.A.V. Great condition and all complete. Approx. size 55/56. Rare.
VICTORIAN MILITARY PATTERN PIPE MAJORS DIRK Amazing looking knife and fork dirk. Silver plated. Thistle design as per the pattern for the Scottish regiments. Foiled citrines to pommels, dirk one seems lighter due to size but is original, no replacement parts, no breaks, repairs or damage. Studded bog oak handle with all studs present. Good clean, clipped back blade. Blade length 26½ cm and total length 45⅓ cm approx.. Exactly as military style but not marked to any regiment so approximately a quarter of the price. Beautiful !
VICTORIAN OFFICERS POUCH BADGE Nicely toned brass with 3 screw posts to rear. Die struck. Well detailed. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN OFFICERS CARTOUCHE POUCH BADGE Super example with lovely gilded finish. Large size. 3 screw posts to rear. Worn on officers ammunition pouch. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN OFFICERS SNAKE BELT BUCKLE Silvered buckle with very sharp detail in high relief. To each side, an oval seeded ground with seperately applied Lion over a QVC. 2 headed snake fixing. This is a top end piece but I have no idea which unit/ branch of service used it. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN PERTHSHIRE HIGHLAND VOLS. ( BLACK WATCH ) OFFICERS CROSSBELT BADGE Perth Highland Volunteers officers pouch or cross belt badge. QVC over the Star of the Thistle, circular strap with title enclosing a thistle spray. Circa1873-1881, Beautiful 3 piece cast example. Sharp, very fine detail and nice 3 -D effect. 4 screw posts to rear . Detchable circlet. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN QUEENS BODYGUARD OF SCOTLAND BUTTON Lovely condition gilded button. Firmin maker mkd.
VICTORIAN QUEENS OWN RIFLES OF CANADA COLLAR BADGE Unusual to find a Victorian crown example. Well detailed.
VICTORIAN ROYAL ABERDEENSHIRE MILITIA CAP BADGE Very nice toned example from an old collection just bought in. W/m.2 loops. Cheapest real one around. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT CAP BADGE Lovely Victorian brass example with nice age toning. 2 lugs to rear.
VICTORIAN ROYAL IRISH RGT. CAP BADGE Scarce badge with Victorian crown over harp. Scroll to bottom. Sharp detail. North and south lugs. V.G.C..
VICTORIAN ROYAL IRISH RIFLES CAP BADGE. Brass. North and South lugs. Victorian crown over harp . Very sharply struck. Lots of old type polish residue to back and front. Fine example. Cheap
VICTORIAN ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIER BUSBY GRENADE Good example with nice detail. Lovely age toning. 2 lugs to rear. Very scarce. Size 9.5 cm x 4 cm approx.
VICTORIAN ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS COLLAR BADGES - MATCHING PAIR Bi metal collars. 2 piece construction with separately applied thistles. Very slight polishing to high points. Old polish residue to back. Matching pair.
VICTORIAN ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS OFFICERS BULLION COLLAR BADGE Beautiful well detailed bullion wire collar badge. Silver thistle with great detail applied on top of bomb. Introduced 1833. Some old glue remnants to back where it's been attached to a board. Nicely age toned . Will clean up nicely if desired. Scarce V.G.C.
VICTORIAN ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS/PIPERS SILVER PLAID BROOCH Unmarked silver. Stamped "5" and "MADE IN GT. BRITAIN". Not to be confused with the recast modern versions of this brooch that abound. This is the Real Deal. Crown projecting above the quoit.Bolt on parts. Stout pin. Heavy. Good condition.
VICTORIAN SANDHURST OFFICERS HELMET PLATE Beautiful HP as worn by all gentleman officers passing through Sandhurst Military Academy. Circa 1878. QVC over star this superimposed with laurel wreath spray . Centre with hand fretted gilt strap with motto 'Nec Aspera Terrent'. Beautiful undamaged red and blue enamel under central VR Cypher . 3 lug fixings to rear. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN SCOTS GUARDS SERGEANTS SLEEVE BADGE Beautiful and rare for the Victorian period. Nicely constructed with detail in high relief . Q.V.C. All hand made.
VICTORIAN SEAFORTH OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE Seaforth Highlanders post 1881 Officer’s shoulder belt plate with no rubbing or damage. Burnished gilt rectangular plate with silver fittings. Golphic crown, " L " cypher, elephant, stag’s head and scroll with, “Seaforth Highlanders”. Reverse with the original hooks and studs. Generally VGC with age patina and uncleaned . Will polish up nicely if desired
VICTORIAN SEAFORTHS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH Beautiful and rare 3 piece brooch. Polished brass quoit with silver well detailed furniture. Stags head to bottom and thistle spray with scroll "CUIDICH 'N' RIGH" and Assaye elephant to top.Stout pin to rear, original swiwel which has an old lead solder repair. Original hook. Owners name scratched to rear "Peter Mc Rae". Very rare. VGC
VICTORIAN SILVER H/M OFFICER PATTERN DIRK- J.CASTLE EDINBURGH Beautiful officer pattern dirk circa pre 1889. Maker " J. Castle - Edinburgh " stamped to blade. Each part is individually Hallmarked. Nice matching stones. Thistle pattern mounts in high relief. Bog oak silver studded handle. Small knife without it's sprung trigger. Main blade very slightly " Tipped ". Very striking quality piece. Silver mounted with Duty and Edinburgh silver hallmarks but no year stamp.
VICTORIAN SILVER PLATED CAMERON HLDRS / BLACK WATCH PIPERS CROSS BELT BADGE Very nice early no scroll Cameron Hldrs cap badge. Also worn by Black Watch pipers on their cross belt. Well detailed. No wear to plating. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN STAG HORN HANDLE SKEAN DHU Not military but very nice and unusual. Stags antler handle with silver mounts. Cypher to the top. Nice etched silver mounts. Had a top jeweller make a new wood/leather scabbard using the old mounts so very wearable.
VICTORIAN THE KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS CAP BADGE Fine and scarce example. QVC crown. Very nicely toned. Unusual but original 3 lugs to reverse. V.G.C.
VICTORIAN/ WW1 KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS BALL TOP SWAGGER STICK Good condition Kings Own Scottish Borderers ball top walking out cane. Silver plated ball top good for age as these are usually heavily dented. Lovely light tan coloured cane, still nice and straight. Brass tip absent.
VICTORIAN/ WW1 LEITH POLICE THE METROPOLITAN WHISTLE Very rare whistle nicely mkd. up to Leith Police prior to their being absorbed into Edinburgh police. Pre 1920 which was when they ceased to exist. V.G.C.
VINTAGE ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS BLAZER BADGE Aye, they don't make them in this quality anymore ! Heavy bullion wire with bright colours and no damage. From WW2 vets daughter.
VINTAGE R.G.LAWRIE SKEAN DHU Good civvy sgian Dhu by the well known Glasgow firm of R.G. Lawriefamous for their quality bagpipes. Circa 1950. Bog oak handle with nickel silver top. Good clean blade with makers details etched to the clipped back blade. Excellent scabbard. Wood body with good original leather. Makers details to the rear of the top mount. Very good sgian dhu in both quality and condition. Vintage examples are now extremely hard to come by and this one has had very little use.
VINTAGE SCOTTISH WILD CAT SPORRAN A rare piece totally rebuilt by Scotland's top sporran maker 30 years ago. Great pelt and head with no balding or wear . Very striking. Valued at £1500 by said sporran maker so this is a bargain. Near mint
WAFFEN SS FULL SET OF BENDER BOOKS Five volumes all in good condition. Sold as a group only. U.K.sale only.
WAFFEN SS ALUMINIUM BELT BUCKLE - 822/38 Good condition o/r's buckle. Nicely mkd. with SS and RZM marks , makers code and year of manufacture 822/38. 822 was Richard Sieper & Sohne - Ludenscheid. Found in the Demjansk pocket. Russian Front original.
WAFFEN SS CARVED OAK WALL PLAQUE Outstanding period piece. Measures just under 10 by 7 inches so good usable size. Carved from one piece of wood (apart from the runes which have been separately applied), and beautifully done with the detail standing out in high relief. All finish commensurate. Makers initials to rear . Rare
WAFFEN SS IN RUSSIA - QUARRIE Scarce book and very informative. Creases to the front cover corners otherwise V.G.C.
WAFFEN SS IN THE WEST HOLLAND, BELGIUM, FRANCE 1940 Nice condition. Quality Schiffer publication. Low price UK sale only.
WAR MERIT CROSS 1ST CLASS WITH SWORD - BOXED Good example. Maker code "62" to inside of pin.
WAR MERIT CROSS IN BRONZE FOR NON COMBATANTS Good crisp early example. Non combatant type with no swords. Good replacement ribbon. V.G.C.
WAR OFFICE 1942 A.F.V. FIELD POCKET BOOK Original rare publication on Armoured fighting Vehicles.Lots of information and good drawings of both Allied and Axis tanks and A.F.V's. Great condition for age
WAR SERVICE CROSS 1ST CLASS 1st class with swords for combatants. Finish now gone. Detail good. Hook broken. Genuine example at low price.
WAR SERVICE CROSS 2ND CLASS Good "no swords" example. Complete with original ribbon.
WAREINGS 1942 DTD, DENISON SMOCK - LARGE - NEAR MINT The nicest Denison out there ! This one has it all, large size, see label. 1942 dtd. label and WD stamps with an issue date for 1943, in time for Arnhem ! Half zip, no fading to colour. No rips and tears to wool cuffs, monkey tail still present, to suit 6 foot plus, 39/41 chest. Newey studs. I suspect this was never issued or it's seen limited use. I have other "Been There" examples at a third of this price but if you want a large " Minter " with a price to match, this is for you !!
WEIMAR PERIOD WIEDERSEHANSFEST J.R.160 - 1927 BONN Rh DAY BADGE Rare early tinny. Very nice detail. Original ribbon. Beautiful.
WELSH FUSILIERS CAP BADGE Nice 2 piece example. Solder holes to back.Slider. V.G.C.
WELSH GUARDS BRASS SHOULDER TITLE Brass leek in great condition.
WELSH HORSE CAP BADGE Rare brass badge. Great example with lovely age patina. North and South lugs to rear.
WERMACHT GEFOLGER STICK PIN. Very nice example of a helpers badge. Very sharp detail. Knurled pin. Brought back from Norway by British serviceman at the end of WW2.
WERMACHT INFANTRY NCO'S CAP - CHEAP Good looking example with nice shape. White piped for infantry. Good original leather chin strap. Metal insignia. The eagle has lost one prong from the back otherwise nice. Good size 57/58. Sweat band with heavy service wear and stitching a/f to 50%. Nice complete celluloid diamond with makers details. Inside cloth good, peak good. Lovely soft material with none of the usual moth and damage. Priced to sell
WESTMARK GAUTAG 1939 TRIER DAY BADGE Scarce zinc tinny. RZM & code M9/41 marked to the rear. 4.5 cm x 3 cm approx.
WHITTRIGG COLLIERY PIPE BAND 1960'S CAP BADGE Nice early cast nickel example. This was a famous pipe band which did well in Grade 2 in the 1960's before later becoming Polkemmet where it made it to Grade 1 and one of it's P/M's was Robert Mathieson. V.G.C.
WHW (WINTERHILFSWERK) 1939 DAY BADGE Rare foil on cardboard tinny to raise the money for the charities. Good depiction of soldier.
WILKINSON SWORD ARMY PIPERS ISSUE G10 DIRK - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND Nice example of the one everyone wants.High quality standard Army pipers issue dirk. Nickel silver fittings. Wood handle, not later plastic. All handle studs present. Leather scabbard, not later plastic. Ricasso nicely mkd. " Wilkinson Sword, Co. Ltd. - London ". The other Scabbard throat also mkd. ASH 22 so matching numbers. Nice tight fit between dirk and scabbard. Middle mount of scabbard mkd. " PB ( Pipe Band ) 3 ". The real deal and from the period when Wilkinson were making great dirks. Now extremely hard to come by epecially an attributed one. V.G.C.
WILTSHIRE HUSSARS CAP BADGE - MAKER MKD.MARPLES & BEASELEY Very nice quality badge. Sharp detail. Diestruck. Age tone. No rubbing or damage. Maker mkd. to slider. V.G.C.
WILTSHIRE RGT. CAP BADGE Good example on slider. V.G.C.
WITH THE COLOURS - 1918 PSALMS & HYMNS FOR SOLDIERS IN THE FIELD From St . Giles cathedral in Edinburgh. Very nice condition hym book. Dtd. on the 1st page. V.G.C.
WKC K98 BAYONET c/w 1939 DTD. FROG - BELSEN BRINGBACK This one straight from the daughter of an engineer who was involved in the burials etc. after the liberation of Belsen Concentration Camp. This was reputedly picked up there. Stamped WKC to ricasso so good quality example and with all blued finish to blade with no rust or pitting. Scabbard good and undented with some light surface rust. Frog very good and clearly stamped " OTTO SINDER BERLIN 1939". Bakelite grips. Name of soldier to the buyer.
WOMENS LAND ARMY BADGE Nice clean example by "MARPLES & BEASLEY - BIRMINGHAM". No damage to enamel.
WOMENS LAND ARMY BADGE - MAKER MKD. Genuine example . Good copies of this have started appearing over the last few years but this is the real deal. Maker mkd. to rear "H.W.M.".Good original pin. Small bits of damage to the enamel but still a nice used example.
WOMENS LAND ARMY ENAMEL LABEL BADGE Nice example with no damage to enamel. Pin back.
WOMEN'S TRANSPORT SERVICE (F.A.N.Y.) SHOULDER PATCH Rare shoulder patch removed from tunic. Good clean condition.
WORCERSTERSHIRE OLD COMRADES LAPEL BADGE Nice enamel button hole lapel badge. Enamel is in great condition.
WORCESTER SHIRE OLD COMRADES LAPEL BADGE Nice oval enamel example. Button hole fixing. V.G.C.
WW 1 BRITISH PATRIOTIC CAP PIN DISH Nice piece of Great War ephemera being a well detailed pottery service cap pin dish. The inside with a green glaze. Very attractive. V.G.C.
WW 2 POLISH NAVY CAP BADGE - VERY RARE Nice condition bi metal badge. Well detailed anchor over black background. Seperately applied anchor. Possible period re lug. Slightly smaller than army cap badge.
WW GERMAN PRUSSIAN EAGLE TRENCH ART PIECE Unusual piece being a small round container possibly for thread or similar. Prussian eagle to both ends. These likely formed from tunic buttons. Came in a Mary tin along with pieces of shrapnel, badges and other bring backs. Nice vet souvenir bring back.
WW1 ( OR EARLIER ) ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. - Estate fresh and if you ever wanted to own one of the finest examples out there , this it ! Top maker Nicoll of Bankfoot. Beautiful sleeper whch looks like it was never worn which is in itself not unusual if the owner was a Front Line soldier as they were not worn in the trenches. Full black horsehair body with no loss. 6 brass topped white tassles, full and very nicely set up. Leather purse back retains it's original light tan colour and still has the brass button fixing. Undated which is usual for early examples . Stout original leather belt loops in a different shade of tan, these with no stitching faults. Comes with white buff leather sporran strap. As nice as they come .
WW1 (MACHINE GUN CORPS) SHOULDER TITLE Nice original brass title. Hex lugs. One bent slightly.
WW1 2 GERMAN FIGHTING KNIFE - MINUS GRIPS - MAKER MKD. Straight out a guys toolbox. His dads wartime bring back trench knife. Minus the wooden slab grips.Some darkening but no pitting. Tip slightly blunted. Maker mark of a 5 inside a box. I've left it uncleaned , as found as always.
WW1 4TH BLACK WATCH SWAGGER STICK - MM WINNERS Scarce stick which belonged to Archibald Henderson MM and Bar.This has a Victorian crown so has been handed on. Nice high relief detail to the nickel top. Also marked ?th BATT. He was part of the Doune detachment of the 4th but the 4 has been rubbed away exactly where you hold the stick when under your arm. Other than that condition is very good. Great attributed stick aqnd his records are on file. Worthy of further research. Bought from his grandson.
WW1 5th ARGYLLS WAR SERVICE BADGE NO.B170473 WITH TARTAN PATCH Nice WW1 wound badge attributed to S / 23785 Pte. John Henry Criag Mc Turk - 5th Argyll & Sutherland Hldrs. Mounted as worn by him on a piece of Regimental tartan. Hand impressed number to back. 5th Argylls fought in Gallipoli in the Great War. V.G.C.
WW1 BLACK SPORRAN CANTLE - M.C. WINNER ATTRIBUTED Stunning sporran cantle formerly the property of 2 Lt. Edward Ramsden Priestley M.C. and engraved to the top with his initials " E.R.P.B.". This is an extremely nice example, nicely gilded and with " Wilson & Sharp, Edinburgh " jewellers tablet to the top. Copy paperwork and 2nd Btn. Black Watch copy photo comes with the sale. V.G.C.
WW1 GORDON HIGHLANDERS SGT'S & OFFICERS CAP BADGE Very nice one in silver plate. I've left it as came, dark age patina but would clean up very nicely if desired. Sharp detail and a cracking set of antlers ! V.G.C.
WW1 GUARDS - OFFICERS FORAGE CAP STAR Nice pin back small size star for wear on the officers Forage Cap. Marked Sterling Silver to rear. V.G.C.
WW1 HIGHLAND REGIMENTS KILT PIN Rare item being the large size kilt pin for fastening the kilt at the waist. Great War kilts were mostly without buckles so these large substantial pins were used for waist fastening. Not to be confused with the smaller type used on the bottom of the outside apron. Genuine issue. The real deal, extremely rare and in good condition. A lot of money for what it is but try finding another. V.G.C.
WW1 HORN HANDLE JACK KNIFE - SHEFFIELD Scarce stag horn handle WW1 jack knife. This type was often included in parcels to the Front. Good condition for age. Main blade with some age / usage. Some dark spots, no pitting. Tip very slightly a/f. Stag horn grips very good. Small tin opener blade good. No springing. Maker marks a bit indistinct . Scarce
WW1 KOSB LEATHER TRIM GLENGARRY Good example. Nice soft leather trim. 3 colour diced band , this with a few small moth nips. Red touree to crown. Silk rosette partially present , same with the tails.Both are original to the bonnet. Nice clean interior. Period KOSB badge which may or may not be original to it although there are no extra holes and the cotter pin corresponds exactly with the impression behind it. Small size so likely for a young soldier. Now very difficult to find . V.G.C.
WW1 KOSB SGTS GLENGARRY Estate fresh. Leather trim. Larger size sgts. badge on it's original 2 tier rosette. Tails removed as per front line service. Good size 56/57 . One small area of moth to rear of the crown otherwise very good.
WW1 LIGHT INFANTRY - VOL. BTN. OFFICERS COLLAR Beautiful blank scroll collar as per Vol. Btn's. Bi metal. Kings Crown. 4 piece construction. Silver plated. Cica WW1
WW1 LOVAT SCOUTS YEOMANRY ENAMELLED OFFICERS BADGE Beautiful brass and blue enamel cap badge .This is the type of badge in brass worn in the Great War but without enamel which suggests to me this is an officers. Enamel with no loss or damage. Made as pin back , not adapted from lugged version. Old style pin and hook assembly. Strap with " LOVAT SCOUTS - Y (yeomanry). Size approx. 34 mm diameter. V.G.C.
WW1 MIDDLESEX RGT. CAP BADGE Good example. 2 loops to back.Sharp strike. V.G.C.
WW1 POLICE VICTORIAN TUNIC BUTTON Scarce Fifeshire police large tunic button with Kings Crown. V.G.C.
WW1 PROVINCES HORSE CAP BADGE - GAUNT TABLET Rare cap badge. Silvered finish. Correct north & south lugs. J.R.Gaunt London tablet. Old polish residue. V.G.C. The United Provinces Horse was an Auxilliary Force India unit. These were part time volunteers, British or Anglo-Indian who formed the rough equivalent of the British Territorial Force. Many were employed by British firms and the British-Indian government.
WW1 ROYAL SCOTS SHOULDER TITLE WITH BACKING PLATE Good brass example with hexagonal lugs. C/w original backing plate.
WW1 SCOTS GUARDS OFFICERS BADGE Very good pin back example. Green enamel behind centre present and good. No rubbing or damage.
WW1 WATCH BRONZE SPORRAN / COLLAR BADGE BY J.R. GAUNT LONDON Scarce J.R. Gaunt London mkd. St. Andrew officers collar or sporran badge. Nice detail as usual with Gaunt examples.
WW1 "SCOTIA" BRITISH JACK KNIFE Good example with good grips and decent blades. Copper lanyard ring. Mkd. to hilt " Scotia - J. Mc Clory - Sheffield ". V.G.C.
WW1 & WW2 MEDALS PLUS MORE - GORDON HLDRS / BLACK WATCH - ONE MAN Nice straight out the house group of medals to a Gordon Highlander who served with the Black Watch Home Guard in WW2. WW1, 14/15 medal trio, all uncleaned and with their original full length ribbons. Named to S - 5989 - Pte. T. Rorrison. Gordon Highrs. His cap badge with double tartan patch for wear on the TOS also present. There is a German Dogs Head whistle he took from a dead German officer. This works and is very well detailed. WW2 Defence Medal along with his Black Watch cap badge and Red Hackle. There is a further badge for the National Defence Company. His Newgate Bowling Club badge included. Not your straight set of medals but it seems a shame to split the group up.
WW1 ( EARL OF CARRICKS OWN) AYRSHIRE YEOMANRY CAP BADGE Lovely toned example. 2 lugs to reverse. V.G.C.
WW1 - 4TH / 5TH ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS SILVER H/M FORAGE CAP BADGE Rare officers badge for the forage cap. Exactly as per the standard badge characteristics. Smaller size, approx. 1 and a quarter inches tall and wide. Edinburgh hallmarks for 1915. Silver retaining chain with original pin. Rare piece in excellent condition.
WW1 - 1917 DTD. CANADIAN ROSS BAYONET Exceptional condition, part of an old collection I've just purchased. This is as near mint as they come. Condition on all parts A.1.Marked to one side of pommel " Ross Rifle Co. Quebec Patented 1907. To the other side, " 11 - 2/17. Top scabbard mount mkd. " 2 - 23 - HX 626
WW1 - 1917 DTD. SEAFORTH HLDRS. KILT Amazing condition and straight from the grand son of the soldier. Box pleats, Mc Kenzie tartan. HLI also used Mc Kenzie but with a knife pleat. No moth or damage. Large size for the period. Buckles have been moved by the military tailor to suit 32/33 inch waist however if they were moved to the edge of the pleats it would give easily another 2 inches. To suit height 5'9" to 5'10". 50% of the original white paper label still present with clear 1917 date. Height given as 5'7'/5' 8". As nice as they come. V.G.C.
WW1 - 42ND - BLACK WATCH OF CANADA CAP BADGE Nice bronze cap badge . Excellent, retaining most of it's bronze finish. Slight loss to high points. V.G.C.
WW1 - 4TH / 5TH ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS SILVER H/M FORAGE CAP BADGE Rare officers badge for the forage cap. Exactly as per the standard badge characteristics. Smaller size, approx. 1 and a quarter inches tall and wide. Edinburgh hallmarks for 1915.
WW1 - 5TH BTN. SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS CAPTAIN'S BADGE 2 feathers for Captain. Of the pattern locally made in Beauly and the like. Silver plated nickel. Some finish loss and polishing to high points. Very rare.
WW1 - 5TH IRISH DRAGOONS SHOULDER TITLE Very good bi metal example and c/w it's original brass backing plate. Hex lugs.Flag left for WW1.Some polishing to high points of the castle otherwise good.
WW1 - 91ST ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OF CANADA CHROMED CAP BADGE Circa WW1. Lovely well struck nickel badge with heavy chrome finish. slider. Kings Crown. Nice high relief to detail.
WW1 - 91ST OF CANADA ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION MEDAL Gilded sports medal with cap badge device to front in low relief. V.G.C.
WW1 - 9TH / 12TH LANCERS SHOULDER TITLE Brass shoulder title. Hex lugs. Nicely age toned. V.G.C.
WW1 - 9TH H.L.I.SILVER H/M SPORTS MEDAL - 1915 - LOWLAND DIV. FOOTBALL Scarce Great War example of a silver medal with hallmarks for Birmingham 1915 ( Q ) and maker mkd. W.J.D. ( William James Dingley ). Obverse with Regimental device similar to Black Watch and the reverse with , LOW DIV. ( Lowland Division ), Football Final 1915. V.G.C.
WW1 - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HGHLANDERS COPPER PHOTO FRAME Beautiful piece. Copper framed free standing mirror. Argylls cap badge to top.Period glass. Wooden back. Measures, outside, 10 by 6 inches. Photo size, 6 and 3 quarter inches by 4 and 3 quarters V.G.C.
WW1 - ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS DIRK BELT Very nice example. Undamaged thistle brocade. Red Morocco leather inside. Buckle good with finely detailed plate. Approx.32 inch waist. V.G.C.
WW1 - BRITISH 3 CORPS - ORIGINAL XMAS CARD Rare item in good condition. Gate fold card. Still with it's original coloured cord and nice colour depiction of a Tommy in the trenches. Unaddressed. V.G.C. 3 Corps took part in the following battles. The Battle of the Marne The Battle of the Aisne The Battles of La Bassee, Messines 1914 and Armentieres The Battles of the Somme 1916 The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line The Cambrai operations The First Battles of the Somme 1918 The Battle of Amiens The Second Battles of the Somme 1918 The Battles of the Hindenburg Line The Final Advance in Artois
WW1 - H.L.I. (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) PLAID BROOCH - RSM D. CHRISTIE- DCM Very nice officers plaid brooch with Battle Honours up to the Boer War. Uncleaned with nice age toning but with clean up beautifully if desired. No rubbing or damage. Nice original pin and hook. Owners name " D. CHRISTIE " professionally etched to rear. D. Christie was the RSM with the 1st Btn. and DCM winner. Army No. 4737. Served. 1914 / 20. V.G.C.
WW1 - ROSE GOLD/ STERLING SILVER ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS LAPEL BADGE Beautiful badge. Faced in rose gold over silver. Stamped " Sterling " to back. Period pin and hook. Hand engraved Regimental device to face. Approximately 25 mm H x 20 mm W. V.G.C.
WW1 - SCOTS GUARDS OFFICERS BADGE Very nice example. Nice detail to star. Centre attached with fold over broad blades. Green enamel behind centre good. V.G.C.
WW1 - T HIGHLAND CYCLIST SHOULDER TITLE Rare title in excellent condition. Nicely toned brass. 3 lugs.
WW1 - T WILSON & SON BRITISH ARMY JACK KNIFE Good example with chequered grips. Copper lanyard ring. Decent blade with some darkening . No springing, it works well. Mkd. to T.Wilson- Sheffield. V.G.C.
WW1 - THE ROYAL SCOTS BUTTON SWEETHEART Nice brass button fitted to brass pin type sweetheart brooch. V.G.C.
WW1 / 2 SOLDIERS SHAVING RAZOR IN ISSUE /CARRY TIN Unusual piece being a issue shaving razor, all complete in it's green painted tin of issue. Marked "MADE IN U.S.A" to the bottom. Used by Doughboys, G.I.'s and also British servicemen.
WW1 / WW2 SEAFORTH HLDRS OFFICERS CAP BADGE C/W TARTAN PATCH Beautiful 4 piece badge in unmarked silver. Top piece with Golphic crown and Princess Louise " L ". Well detailed stags head with the antlers in high relief. Bottom scroll with Regimental motto. All pieces lugged. Mounted on a hessian backed issue regimental tartan patch which looks like it's had another badge with different spaced lugs at one time but this is how it came to me, possibly Queens Own. V.G.C.
WW1 13TH/18TH ROYAL HUSSARS (QUEEN MARY'S OWN) COLLAR BADGE - FIRMIN MARKED Lovely example WW1 brass 13th/18th Royal Hussars collar badge. maker marked "FIRMIN LONDON" to rear.
WW1 14TH BLACK WATCH ( FIFE & FORFAR) CAP BADGE Very nice example of the brass Thane of Fife badge worn by the 14th Btn. who fought in the Middle East in the Great War. Well detailed, die struck on slider. Old polish residue to back. V.G.C.
WW1 15TH SCOTTISH DIVISION POSTCARD - LOOS 1915 Very rare postcard with great depiction of highland soldier with 15th Div on his kilt apron. All the Highland regiments were at Loos with at least one battalion. Original unused card. Some spotting but still a cracker.
WW1 1907 PATTERN WILKINSON SMLE BAYONET - BLACK WATCH Nice clean example with clean blade with good point and excellent scabbard leather. No stitching faults. Wood grips good and retaining their original reddish colour and with a faint hand scratched "W" to both grips. This came with other items which belonged to a W. Mc Gregor who served with the Black Watch in the Great War and included his insignia and a large period photo of him in uniform as well as other items. Although not B.W. mkd. I think it's safe to assume it was this man who had scratched his initial on the handle of his bayonet.
WW1 1907 ENFIELD BAYONET - EFD - 1915 Clean bayonet with no rust or pitting. Good point. Grips good , working sprung button. Scabbard leather good. Metal scabbard parts repainted black at some point. Wartime or not ? I can't say. Nicely maker mkd., " E F D ", ( Enfield Smal Arms Factory ) and with a ' 15 (1915) issue mark.WD and crown plus other markings. Nice piece
WW1 1915 CANADIAN MADE JACK KNIFE M & D 1915 Rare WW1 jack knife used by both Canadian and British forces. Nicely stamped to handle. Blade good overall for it's age, some darkening which may clean up if desired. Some surface rust and also pitting to the riccasso making the makers details hard to read.That said it retains the original shape and has a good point. WD arrow in a circle to handle. Soldiers initials hand applied to grip " R P G " Spike and tin opener with some pitting. I'm painting a somewhat black picture when in fact this is a decent example compared to the few I've encountered in the past. Blades all work well , locking into position nicely. I always leave my items as they come in .
WW1 1915 DTD. & MAKER MKD. AMMUNITION POUCH FOR SAM BROWNE Good example by Silverman & Co. London with 1915 date. No stitching faults and with a nice reddish patina.
WW1 1916 ROYAL SCOTS BRASS ECONOMY CAP BADGE Great example with lovely age patina. Complete with red felt back. Scarce.
WW1 1917 DTD. PRISMATIC COMPASS & CASE - NAMED & AYR R.F.A. Nice attributed brass prismatic compass c / w it's original to it leather case. Mkd. Verners Pattern to lid. Base has maker details "S. MORDAN & CO. - 82990 - 1917 (date)". Soldiers details " W.R.C. - AYR - RFA " hand applied to base. Compass in good working order. Case by French - London and dtd. 1917. This also has the soldiers details hand applied so definitely not a marriage, "W.R. CUTHBERT (son) ? AYR - R. . A.". Has impressed W.D. arrow. Case in good condition.
WW1 1917 REMINGTON BAYONET - WW2 BRITISH HOME GUARD USED Very good example with Remington and 1917 on one side of hilt and the other side with flaming bomb, Indian head and U.S. Good blade with a little very light surface rust, easily removed.Green leather scabbard in V.G.C.Handle with the official two burnt lines to distinguish it from Enfield models.Sprung button working. Has the original American belt attachment, leather part stamped " JEWELL 1917 ".
WW1 1918 DATED BRITISH WEBBING BAYONET FROG Rare broad bayonet frog. Maker mkd. ( indistinct ), 1918 date and WD arrow.
WW1 19TH ALEXANDRA P.W.O HUSSARS CAP BADGE Great WW1 example. Solid die-struck white metal. lovely sharp detail. 2 lugs to rear. Scarce.
WW1 3 / 7TH ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SPATS - 1914 DTD. Great spats with paint stencil stamps to inside " 11 / 14 (date) "3 - 7 ( Battalion). " A. S. H ". Size 7. Good condition with all buttons still present. Stout foot straps. Rough cotton. Very rare attributable to a specific Battalion and dtd. for the 1st year of the Great War.
WW1 36th IRISH UVF O/R's CAP A very rare Irish made trench cap c/w it's original die struck cap badge with Belfast maker details to rear. Cap itself is in near mint condition with orange lining and soldiers initials to inside. One golf ball type cap button absent ( easily replaced). This is a one off, I doubt another will ever be available. 36th Irish equipped themselves and turned up in England ready to fight. They saw action in France , notably on the Somme.
WW1 4/5TH SEAFORTH HLDRS. CAP BADGE Great War type often found as a pin back. Die struck with nice detail. Lugs. Left with it's age toning and old polish residue. No rubbing or damage. V.G.C.
WW1 48TH CANADA SILVER PLATED CAP BADGE Heavy silver plated and still with it's black silver patina. Period re affixed lugs with heavy solder. Nice detail, will clean up beautifully if required. Great War example with strap and no Canada below. Possibly Sgt or officer as o/r's would be white metal. Scarce.
WW1 48th HIGHLANDERS OF CANADA KILT SWEETHEART - BOXED These kilt sweethearts are scarce but one for the 48th Hldrs is very rare.White metal/blue enamel device as per cap badge design and 2 black tassles on white as per their sporran. Contained in it's original card box. There is an address on the back of the box. Good price. VGC.
WW1 4TH BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE Nice o/r's example with sharp detail. Die struck. V.G.C.
WW1 50TH GORDONS OF CANADA CAP BADGE Scarce badge in excellent condition. Nice age patina. Very sharp strike. Excellent.
WW1 51ST HIGHLAND DIVISION BRODIE HELMET - 8TH. ARGYLLS Rare 2nd pattern Brodie with 4 vertical lines for the 8th Argylls.Div. stripes to both sides of the helmet.These have been originally red but have faded to almost black. Liner good condition but loose. Red Brodie stamp. Chin strap partially present and impressed with ( size ) 7.Most rough paint finish present to exterior. Felt crown pad good with no moth damage. Very rare helmet with these markings.
WW1 5TH & 4TH/5TH SEAFORTHS SERGEANTS CAP BADGE Rare Territorial badge. Correct pin back. Good chunky example. Sutherland wildcat and Sans Peur (without fear) motto. Worn by sergeants of both battalions until disbandment in 1946.
WW1 5TH BTN. SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS LIEUTENANT'S CAP BADGE Very rare and of the pattern locally made in Beauly and the like. Silver plated nickel . One Feather for Lieutenant. Some polishing and finish loss but the real deal.
WW1 5TH BTN. SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS MAJOR'S BADGE Exceedingly rare badge. 3 feathers for Major. Of the pattern locally made in Beauly and the like. Silver plated nickel . Some finish loss and polishing to high points.
WW1 5TH DRAGOON GUARDS SHOULDER TITLE Good condition bi metal title and c/w it's brass backing plate. Hex. lugs. V.G.C.
WW1 5TH SEAFORTH HLDRS SGTS. BADGE Good example of this rare badge. Sutherland wildcat within strap with Regimental motto "Sans Peur", without fear. Scratched to the back is what looks like "Seaforth" ? Most of these badges were made by local jewellers in the likes of Beauly and this is one of them. Pin back as most were. Slight rubbing to high points. Good condition.
WW1 5TH SEAFORTH HLDRS. CAP BADGE Good example in white metal. Nicely toned. Correct pin back as worn exclusively by the 5th Btn.( 4th/5th has loops ). Sutherland wild cat and Sans Peur (Without Fear) motto. V.G.C.
WW1 5th SEAFORTHS O/R'S COLLAR PAIR Scarce collar pair of correct non facing collar badges. Die struck white metal with Sutherland wild cat and Regimental motto " SANS PEUR" ( without fear). Good lugs. V.G.C.
WW1 5TH, 4/5TH SEAFORTHS OFFICERS CAP BADGE A genuine example of this super rare badge. This badge is very contentious with all different opinions running around as to what makes an authentic example. Most people have never actually seen one of these never mind owned one. In my experience there are 2 main variants. One is the hallmarked version which is of high quality and carries hallmarks for the Great War. The other is the locally made versions , much cruder and made by jewellers in Beauly and other highland towns. These are most definitely not pin back. There is no room for a pin so the tosh about they should be always be pin back, is just that. That holds for the Sgts. badge only.Another myth is the feathers should not project above the glengarry, not true, please see Dornoch history website where there is a period photo of an officer wearing this badge with the feathers clearly seen worn well above the height of the glengarry This one I have is a Beuly made one and came from an impeccable source which I will pass on to the buyer. Lovely condition, silver washed finish Please note, the copies of these are very clever and in most cases of much higher quality than originals with SILVER stamped to the feathers. This one is guaranteed 100% original and has never been on the market .
WW1 6TH BLACK WATCH ( FIFESHIRE ) COLLAR PAIR Mint condition matched pair of w/m , o/r's collar badges. As per Fife & Forfar but with the additional of a scroll above with " Virtute Et Opera ", ( Courage and Toil ). Difficult to obtain a pair.
WW1 72 HIGHLANDERS SHOULDER TITLE Nice condition CEF title in brass. 2 lugs.
WW1 72ND SEAFORTH HLDRS. OF CANADA CAP BADGE - MAKER MKD. WW1 72nd Canadian Seaforth Highlanders glengarry badge. marked helmsleys montreal on rear. v.g.c. with nice age toning. scarce with makers tablet.
WW1 9TH H.L.I. - GLASGOW HLDRS. BLUE ENAMEL/SILVER SWEETHEART - LARGE This is a seldom encountered example of sweetheart more in the style of the tortoiseshell type. Sky blue enamel on silver with hand etched Regimental device to centre. Nicely stamped to rear "F.F.G. STERLING SILVER". Large size approx. 3 cm in diameter. No enamel damage.
WW1 9TH H.L.I. - GLASGOW HLDRS. CAP BADGE Good white metal example in near mint condition.
WW1 9th H.L.I. OFFICERS CUFF RANK TUNIC A stunning early war officers tunic to the 9th Highland Light Infantry.Totally original and never offered for sale before. Full complement of Regimental buttons. Bronze collars with brass "T" ( Territorial) below. Pre 1916 cuff rank. Correct heavy cord material. Good size for Great War. 38 ins. chest to suit approx 5.8" height. Slight fraying to cuffs otherwise near perfect. Very Rare. Please note, tartan breeches are for display only. An absolute steal at this price for such a rare pre 1916 tunic.
WW1 9TH H.L.I. SILVER & ENAMEL BAR BROOCH Scarce Great War sweetheart to the Glasgow Hldrs. Stamped Silver to back. Undamaged blue and red enamel inlay. Nice
WW1 9TH H.L.I. SILVER SPORTS MEDAL Anything to the 9th Highland Light Infantry is scarce and this is no exception. Regimental cap badge type device to one side in the style of the Black Watch but with the scrolls reading "Glasgow Highlanders" and " 9th Batn. H.L.I " Likely for wrestling as the obverse has an adonis grappling with a lion. Measures 1 and a quarter inches approx. in diameter. V.G.C.
WW1 9TH H.L.I.SILVER & ENAMEL BAR BROOCH Very nice example of a Great War bar brooch. Sterling ( 925) silver set with red and blue enamels. No damage. Stamped to the back with makers initials and STERLING. V.G.C.
WW1 ALLIED NATIONS SOLDIER BANK Rare and attractive wooden bank featuring wooden hand painted figures of a Scott in full regalia, a Tommie, in fighting order, a French Souave and a Sailor. The souave has been a casualty and has lost his head , otherwise very good.
WW1 AMERICAN MADE JACK KNIFE Scarce American produced British army style jack knife produced for Canadian forces. Marked to riccasso "E.C.SIMMONS - KEEN KUTTER". Tin opener mkd., "Oil the Joints". Main blade good with some darkening. Knurled grips good as is lanyard ring. A nice example of a hard to come by knife.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HDRS. BRASS ECONOMY CAP BADGE Very good example of this scarce badge. Very slight rubbing to high points otherwise near mint.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HDRS. CAP BADGE Very nice example with nicely domed out fretted centre. Age toned. Well detailed.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS 1918 EDINBURGH SILVER SKEAN DHU Beautiful condition and belonged to Lt. General, F.C.C. Graham.No provenance on this unfortunately but came from a fellow officer back in the day. That aside it's a lovely example in Edinburgh silver with hallmarks for 1918 and maker mkd. for Anderson with a nice tablet on the back.All mounts very nicely cast and nice citrine to the top. Scabbard leather good and slightly shaped to the leg as one often finds with Argylls examples. Now exceedingly hard to find especially in this condition.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS EDINBURGH 1917 HALLMARK SILVER SKEAN DHU Now very difficult to find so get one now. Silver mounted sgian dhu with Edinburgh hallmarks for the Great War. Jeweller W & S (Wilson & Sharp) and with Edinburgh trademark thistle. Uncleaned with it's black patina peculiar to silver. Bog oak handle with silver studs and Argylls Regimental device. Leather covered wood scabbard with Celtic pattern silver mounts. Blade good with some surface rust, good point. Foiled citrine to top. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS GLENGARRY Argylls glen in unissued type condition. Has silk tails, waxed cotton lining and leather trim. Small bit of mothing but when you see the condition overall you will be amazed. It has never been fitted with a badge however I can supply a WW1 period badge to suit should the buyer wish to purchase one. I would guess, issued to a soldier and never worn, likely because the unit were wearing Tams. very difficult to find original Glens still with their early silk tails. These were often cut off in the field. Scarce
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS NON VOIDED CAP BADGE Absolute beauty . Solid centre. All detail standing out in higher than usual relief. Very crisp. Nicely age toned. Way above average this one hence a bit more expensive.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS SILVER HALLMARKED CAP BADGE Beautiful die struck silver Argylls officers badge with fully fretted centre. Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1915 and jewellers stamp, B & P ( Brent & Parker ). Retains it's dark age patina but will come up beautifully if required. No rubbing or damage.Silver lugs. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS SKEAN DHU ( SGIAN DHU ) Lovely maker marked example from around WW1 period. Jewllers tablet on the back for Anderson, George St. , Edinburgh. Nickel silver. Leather covered wood scabbard. Foiled citrine to top. Studded bog oak handle. Clipped back blade. The Real Deal in great condition for it's age. Unrestored. V.G.C. Scarce
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS SWAGGER STICK TOP Well detailed cane top with none of the usual rubbing and dents. Nickel silver. Top only.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS TAM O SHANTER Beautiful condition Tam with no moth or damage. Original to it Argylls cap badge with lovely toning but only one lug. Original cloth tie cord to back. Approx. size 56. Correct 4 eyelets to the back for the Great War and double stitched quilting, again as found on WW1 examples. No extra holes ,so has only ever had this badge. All original bonnets like this are now rare.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERSOFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR DOGS Beautiful mint pair of officers bronze collars for wear on Service Dress,These must have been unissued or unused to be in this condition. Retaining all bronze finish. "Tail Up" Victorian cat. Nice matched pair. Often I get sets worn as a pair but mismatched, not the case with these beauties.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS BRASS SHOULDER TITLE PAIR Lovely matched pair of collars. Brass. C/w their cotter pins. Very difficult to find now especially a matched pair. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS CAP BADGE - RARE BRASS LOOPS Nice toned example. This one with rare flat brass loops cut from sheet brass as opposed to the normal wire type. These I've only encountered on Scottish badges and I'm unsure if they were for a specific type of headgear or a manufacturing variant ? Rare
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS CAP BADGE c/w ORIGINAL PATCH Lovely toned cap badge and c/w it's original regimental tartan patch for wear on the Tam O Shanter. Getting scarce with original patches. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS COMBAT WORN UNIFORM Rarely does a genuine battle worn uniform come up for sale. Especially to the Argylls. Comprises 1. Tunic in heavy corded material. Cuff rank for a captain. Two wound stripes. Regimental buttons (maker marked). Military cross ribbon to chest. Evidence of captains pips to epaulettes. Good size 38-40 chest. Named label to inside (indistinct). Some barb wire repairs, interestingly he has cut a piece of cloth from inside the tunic to repair a tear on the shoulder. 2. Heavy corded breeches. Good battle worn condition and still with candle grease spots to front from where he has been working in his dug out. Good size and still with original drawstrings to legs and leather panels. 3. Brodie helmet with divisional sign. Red diamond to front of heavily textured helmet, The name "BOWER" to inside. I can not confirm this was definately the name of the officer althought all the items were found together in a trunk in a large house in the 1960's. Helmet V.G.C.. with clear red brodie stamp. A great "been there" uniform that evokes images of the trenches . Guaranteed 100% original and from my own private collection.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS EDINBURGH H/M SILVER SGIAN DHU Retailed by Meyer & Mortimer - London with 1918 Edinburgh silver hallmarks. Studded bog oak handle. Clipped back clean blade. Very well detailed. Foiled citrine to top. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS FULL KILT APRON Argylls stamped aqpron c/w soldiers army no. (name to buyer). Good condition overall. Some moth nips to rear, see photos. All 3 ties good . Pleated back. Horn button to pocket. All original, attributable and rare.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS / S.N.C.O.'S BADGER HEAD SPORRAN Very nice example with the large head found on early sporrans. Head good with only very slight rubbing to nose.Red Morocco leather back,purse flap absent. Re trimmed in correct red leather at some point in it's career.Stout belt loops. Nice matching tassles and brass thistle motif tassle tops still with their red fringes. Brass cantle. Very striking looking this one.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS BI- METAL COLLAR DOG PAIR Beautiful pair of Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders silver and gilt collar dog. Single post to rear on each collar.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS PIPERS PLAID BROOCH - NAMED Very nice early silvered example with the pin arrangemant indicative of WW1 vintage. Very good detail standing out in high relief. Names scratched to rear "Sutherland" and "Billy". Chunky heavyweight brooch.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS REGULAR OFFICERS LADIES DIRK BELT Rare females dirk belt as worn by officers wifes for Regimental Balls etc. Gold brocade for Regulars. Beautiful fillagree gilt buckle with silvered collar dog type devices. Retaining almost all the original finish. Red Morocco leather to the inside. Very rare. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS SWAGGER STICK Very good example with nickel silver top. Not much denting on this one and the Regimental device is in nice high relief. Loved toned cane and still with it's metal tip. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS TERRITORIAL OFFICERS DIRK BELT Beautiful officers dirk belt circa WW1. Silver brocade for Territorials as opposed to gold for Regulars. Red Morocco leather to the inside. C/w it's original curved officers buckle. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. - CROSS HILTED FIELD OFFICERS SWORD Rare sword and of the pattern associated with the Argylls. This ties in exactly with the history of the sword as it was one of 3 swords recently acquired by me as a direct veterans family purchase and the family members were ex Argylls and the other 2 swords had Argyll etched blades ( name to buyer ). Argylls pattern hilt with fish skin grip bound with silver wire. Original red tassle present to pommel. Acid etched blade This is a good example of this sought-after pattern of sword. This particular example has a hilt design that is associated with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders; it bears the Wilkinson blade No 51460 which puts its date of manufacture between 1914 and 1918. The grip and hilt are in good order with just some slight loss of shagreen to the grip. The wiring is intact and there is only some slight loss of plating to the cross-guard and the pommel. The blade is tarnished overall and there is some light pitting near the hilt. The etching is clear and sharp, however, and both sides of the blade are decorated with the thistles of Scotland with the GRV cypher also to one side of the blade. The leather service scabbard is in excellent order; it is complete and undamaged and carries the ball chape that is a distinguishing feature of most Scottish sword scabbards.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. 1916 DATED GLENGARRY Straight out the weeds Argylls Great War glengarry. Approx size 56. Tails removed as per front line service.Original to it Argylls cap badge. Leather trim. Clean interior . Original makers label with 1916 date, rare to find this. Now rare.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BADGER HEAD SPORRAN Good early officers example with BROOKES & SON, GEORGE ST. EDINBURGH maker mkd. cantle. Nice head with no balding. Morrocco leather red back.Gilded thistle tassle tops and gold braid as per officers examples. Replaced belt loop, done a long time ago during it's working life. Head lifts to access pocket. Very nice head with glass eyes . Name of the Argyll who owned it to buyer. Famous soldier who fought in both World Wars.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BRASS ECONOMY SOLID CENTRE BRASS CAP BADGE Scarce solid centre example. Very well detailed. Unusual with the solid centre.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. BRASS/ENAMEL LAPEL BADGE Good heavy badge in the style of early sports medals but a pin back variant for wear as a lapel badge. Toned brass with enamel in Regimental colours. Argylls device in relief to the centre. Period pin to back. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. CAP BADGE Striking example. Curved north south to suit the Tam O Shanter. Sharp, deep detail. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. CAP BADGE WITH TARTAN PATCH Nothing that special about this except it is a super " Been There " example and still with it's regimental patch as worn on the T.O.S.. Also has a small piece of red behind the voiding in the centre which I suspect is from a leg flash. Beautifully toned and uncleaned. Just a nice thing that could no doubt tell a few stories.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. GLENGARRY Very good example in a large size 58 approx. No moth, nice supple leather trim. Clean inside. Came without a badge but there was a clear impression on the cloth where it had been. I've added a period badge. Tails removed as per the norm for front line service as they were a hindrance to the wearer as well as being a highway for lice to travel on.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. KILT Good attributed kilt re issued inter war. 2nd name is Conlon, this written over original Great War soldiers name. Good overall for age. Front panel with 2 small holes and a half inch tear. These not noticeable when against the inside apron.Approx 33 inch waist for 5' 8'' inches height. Correct no buckles as on early examples these having been pinned at the time although they sometimes turn up with later fitted buckles. Box pleats. No label. Low price
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. KILT APRON - K.I.A. Very good condition full wrap round kilt cover. A &S.H. stamped to inside as well as with the soldiers Regimental no. Number attributable to ; John Dickson, 2nd Btn.. Embarked for France 1-10-15. Killed 13 - 6 -16. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. KILT SWEETHEART Very nice example with the kilt intact. Swinging 6 sporran. To the top a nickel sweetheart type badge with undamaged blue and red enamel. Fine example.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. MOTHER OF PEARL SWEETHART BROOCH Silver plated brass with dark age patina. Will clean up beautifully if desired. Blue enamel with no damage. Real Mother of Pearlback plate. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. NON VOIDED CAP BADGE - DOMED CENTRE As nice as they come. Well detailed , solid centre which has been nicely domed out giving the badge a really good look. No rubbing or polishing. Excellent condition.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. O/R'S TUNIC One I don't think this one could be bettered. Beautiful condition WW1 highland cut away o/r's tunic by Moore and Taggart of Glasgow. Very good size for WW1 being approx. 38/40 chest. Khaki lining cloth as found on these tunics. Argylls brass buttons. Evidence of having had shoulder titles. One very small hole otherwise as nice as they come with no moth. Tunics like this are extremely difficult to find and this was one of two I got last year from a house in Oban. Tunic only. The following is an excerpt from an article on Great War tunics from the GWF. Late war tunics and Canadian tunics did have khaki liners and late war ones also had stitched labels. When troops returned home their old war worn uniforms (which only survived about 1 month of front line wear) were taken off and destroyed, new ones were issued so the troops looked good when they disembarked in Folkestone, Dover etc. For these reasons most surviving genuine WW1 O.R. uniforms will be late war productions and could therefore have tan liners and stitched labels. Indeed I would be far more wary if I saw a tunic with white liner and remains of a paper label. The misunderstanding that all WW1 liners were white with paper labels is quite common. WW1 seems to have been the swan song for Moore Taggart & Co as military outfitters and they featured strongly in the kitting out of Canadian units over the period 1913-14.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICER SILVER FROSTED CAP BADGE Beatiful silver washed cap badge. Die struck. Most of the silver frosting present. Fully fretted centre. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS BROADSWORD Scarce First World War Scottish Officers Cross Hilt Broad Sword. This type of nickle cross guard and bun pommel was used by the seaforth highlanders, the Cameron highlanders and the Argyle and Sutherland highlanders. Wire bound, shaggreen (shark skin) grip. Approx. 33” (84cm) blade with one centred fuller (blood groove) engraved with the GVR cypher and scottish thistles and the star of David with a brass “proved” mark in the centre – Proved mark for Thurkle, London). Engraved to one side of the ricasso is “London made”. Wooden leather covered service scabbard with nickle scabbard throat. Good condition overall with some dark finger staining to the blade. Just under 41” (104cm) overall length. .
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR DOGS Good pair retaining almost all their bronze finish. Cast . V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS CAP BADGE One of nicest fretted badges I've had the pleasure of owning. Die struck silver plate with beautiful fretting to both the thistles and centre. Near mint condition , one wire lug a period replacement. I've shown it against a red felt patch to show the fine fretting, patch not included.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS CAP BADGE Beautiful heavy cast badge . Silver plated. Very sharp detail. I've shown in against a red felt patch to highlight the detail. Patch not included. Very nicely fretted Near mint
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS FRETTED CAP BADGE Good w/m example for wear in the field. The more squat shape as found on early examples up to WW1. Fully fretted centre and thistles also cut out as per officers pattern.Old pink polish residue to back. Low price. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. OFFICERS SILVER /GILT COLLAR Beautiful example I took from an old moth eaten scarlet tunic. As nice as they come with beautiful detail and all gilt finish present . Silver is black as it should be in it's uncleaned state but will come up nicely if desired. As nice as they come.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PAINTED MINIATURE AND ONE MORE Very well painted miniature of an Argylls officer in his Great War uniform. Nice depiction and the officers fretted badge is clearly visible. In it's period frame. Accompanied by a black and white photograph of another family member, again in it's period frame. Measures approx.4 and a half inches by 3 and a half. This is Not a tinted photo rather an artist painting often done by better off families prior to their loved ones going off to war.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PHOTO Nice shot of an Argylls Lance Corporal in his 1902 tunic with Swinging 6 and leather trimmed glengarry. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. PLATED BRASS ECONOMY BADGE Unusual example from the Great War. Not the normal brass economy variant , rather thin sheet brass given a silver colour wash. The brass base metal showing through on some of the high points. Very flat and thin as sometimes found on WW1 badges. Short lugs. Seldom encountered variant.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SERGEANTS CAP BADGE Cracking badge with the fully fretted centre as worn by sergeants in the Great War. Very substantial with the weight of a cast badge although die struck. Red garter flash has been cut to go behind the fretted part which was an Argyll thing, also still on it's glengarry rosette. Loads of old pink polish residue to back.Period replaced lead soldered lugs. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SGTS. DRILL CANE A real rarity. Imagine a swagger stick but about 4 times fatter and longer and you're close to what this is like. Nice undented top with the Regimental device in high relief. Slight warp to the shaft but a really nice piece usually handed on to the next drill sergeant so not many around. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SILK EMBROIDERED HANKIE Beautifully hand embroidered silk hankerchief.Lace trimmed. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SILVER MOUNTED SGIAN DHU - ANDERSONS Very nice all original Great War sgian dhu in unmarked silver. Nice foiled citrine to top. Broad clipped back blade with no pitting. Some darkening.Bog oak handle. Scabbard leather good for age. Anderson of Edinburgh tablet to rear. Rare
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SILVER SAND CAST CAP BADGE WW1 cap badge, In Theatre made, most likely Palestine or Mesopotamia. Cast silver and with wire loops. Good detail and high relief. Looks really nice and is a rarity as these locally made badges rarely turn up and in 40 years of collecting Argylls this is the only one I've ever seen or had. Part of the down sizing of my personal collection.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. SWEETHEART PENDANT - ROLLED GOLD Very nice and scarce rose gold plated pendant showing good depiction of Argylls soldier in uniform in his Great War uniform with diced glengarry to one side and his father to the other to the other side. Condition is near excellent
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. TRENCH ART BUCKLE Brass buckle hand engraved with Argylls Regimental device and YPRES 1916. Good condition Great War original.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. TRENCH ART CARVING A nice unusual piece being an Argyll soldier hand carved out from a piece of mahogany. Nice relief. Approx. 6 inches tall. Soldiers initials " M.T." to rear. V.G.C.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.FOB / PENDANT More unusual than a sweetheart. This variant has a suspension ring at the top likely for fob chain. Mother of pearl back plate with nice brass /enamel centre in the form of an Argylls cap badge. The obverse with clear window for inserting photo or similar. Condition is excellent.
WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS.OFFICERS BALL SPORRAN - ATTRIBUTED Straight from the grand son of the officer and sale will come with a copy photograph of him in uniform and also his name. Lovely goat hair with gold embroidered correct 5 gold tassles.Furniture on the cantle well detailed in unmarked silver. Red Morocco leather back. Great condition and c/w it's original white buff leather strap.
WW1 ARGYLL &SUTHERLAND FRAMED PHOTO Cracking piece which I have owned for many years but have decided to let go . Gilded metal frame with dimpled finish and Argylls cap badge device. C/w it's original photograph of a young WW1 A &S.H. soldier. Edinburgh framers label to back. Rare
WW1 ARGYLL& SUTHERLAND HLDRS OFFICERS H/M BADGE Very sharp die struck example with h/m for Birmingham 1914. As nice as they come, let the photos speak for themselves
WW1 ARGYLLS CAP BADGE C/W ORIGINAL TARTAN PATCH Nice non voided example favoured by the 2nd Btn. With it's original tartan patch for wear on the Tam O Shanter. V.G.C.
WW1 ARMY CYCLIST CORPS OFFICERS OSD PAIR OF BRONZE COLLARS Lovely matched pair of bronze officers collars. Excellent and well cast.
WW1 ARMY CYCLISTS GILDED CAP BADGE Good strike and retaining almost all it's original gilded finish. Possibly an officers example ? Slider back.
WW1 ARMY SERVICE CORPS STERLING SILVER SWEETHEART Very nice example in uncleaned condition. Will clean up nicely if desired. Maker initials and Sterling stamped to back. Original pin and hook. Good size 32 mm diameter.
WW1 ARTISTS RIFLES (S A S) SHOULDER TITLE Very rare brass title the WW1 type hex lugs. V.G.C.
WW1 AUCHTERARDER SPECIAL CONSTABLES LAPEL BADGE Very rare item. In 1914 the town of Auchterarder in Perthshire created an establishment for 60 Specials for security duties. Gilt and coloured enamel. Reads, " Auchterarder Town Guard 1914 - 1916".
WW1 AUSTRALIA SHOULDER TITLE Good example with nice age toning. Good lugs top rear
WW1 BARROW & NORTH LONSDALE VTC CAP BADGE Scarce genuine example of this much copied badge. Lovely age toning, much sharper than copies. Priced to sell.
WW1 BATTLEFIELD MAP - LA BASSEE - 1ST MIDDLESEX 100% original officers map in superb condition. Drawn on a waxed waterproof paper. All the detail is there. Signed and also marked up to the 1st Middlesex. Excellent and very rare.
WW1 BAVARIAN NCO'S PICKLEHAUBE - NAMED & UNIT MKD Very good leather skull picklehaube with brass fittings. Nco's example so has chin scales as per officers type but leather liner, not officers leather and silk. Chin scales. Original State and National cockades. Bavarian state helmet plate with no additional holes and still retained by the original leather tangs. Rear spine with breather. Good leather liner. Soldiers cloth name tag attached to body under the liner with clear soldiers name and rank and Infantry Rgt. 94 ? . There is also a 2nd name hand applied to the rear peak. Large size for the period, approx. 57. Some crazing to the shellac finish but overall this one is in great shape and none of the usual replaced cockades, fake chin straps etc.
WW1 BLACK WATCH BI-METAL LONG SCROLL CAP BADGE - 3-PIECE CONSTRUCTION Very good sharp detail example likely for a sergeant. No rubbing or damage. 3 piece, silver St. Andrew. Very striking.
WW1 BLACK WATCH LONG SCROLL OFFICERS FEATHER BONNET BADGE Very good example with long scrolls. Pre 1936. 3 piece with unmarked silver Star of the Thistle and nice burnished centre with silver "Jimmy". Long lugs for wear with feather bonnet. Original long pin to rear.No rubbing to highlights. Great detail, as nice as they come.
WW1 BLACK WATCH (42) SERGEANTS KINGS CROWN CAP BADGED Beautiful Kings Crown WW1 example with Marshall of Edinburgh jewellers tablet to rear. The original gilding has darkened giving it a nice toned look. Silver lugs.Worn with the "42" in the centre only by sgt's in the Great War although in some instances worn beyond that period. Very sought after badge and extremely rare.
WW1 BLACK WATCH , ROYAL HLDRS. SHOULDER TITLE. Brass title in the smaller size for the service dress. Hexagonal lugs. V.G.C.
WW1 BLACK WATCH - PERTHSHIRE VOLUNTEERS 1916 CAP BADGE Scarce o/r's example in white metal. Dark age toning. Good detail. Lugs to rear , one bent.No rubbing to high points. Black Watch affiliated Home Guard unit
WW1 BLACK WATCH -RH - TITLE Nice brass example of the smaller size RH shoulder title.
WW1 BLACK WATCH -RH -W/M TITLE TERRITORIAL Scarce white metal title as issued in limited numbers to Territorial Btns. Near mint. Round lugs. Smaller size RH.
WW1 BLACK WATCH BI-METAL OFFICERS BADGE - LONG SCROLLS Fine example for either officers or Snco's. Die struck, long scrolls.No rubbing or damage. 3 piece construction with silver " Jimmy" to the centre. V.G.C.
WW1 BLACK WATCH BRASS ECONOMY BADGE c/w ORIGINAL TARTAN PATCH Rare brass economy glengarry badge in VGC. Original double patch,one side in Black Watch tartan and backed with a piece of tunic material. Nicely cut in the shape of the badge. Very striking looking piece and the nicest I've owned.
WW1 BLACK WATCH BRASS SHOULDER TITLE Now very hard to obtain in a sea of fakes. Brass , nicely toned with hex lugs. V.G.C.
WW1 BLACK WATCH BRASS SHOULDER TITLE - REGULAR BTN. Larger size for Regular Btn's. Brass. Hexagonal lugs. The fact that the new designation "Black Watch" was introduced in 1920 makes this a Great War example.
WW1 BLACK WATCH BRASS/ENAMEL RIFLE SWEETHEART BROOCH Good example which belonged to a W.Mc Gregor who served with the Black Watch in WW1. Enamel good, butt with a little verdigris.Original pin and hook. Good detail. Scarce
WW1 BLACK WATCH BRONZE CAP BADGE Rare WW1 bronze cap badge. Die struck and retaining most of it's bronzed finish with some slight loss to the high points. Either for officers OSD or an economy badge.
WW1 BLACK WATCH BRONZE MUFTI BADGE - GAUNT Usually lapel badges are silver so nice to get a quality bronze example. Very well detailed as per Gaunt pieces. Stamped to rear " J.R. GAUNT - LONDON ". V.G.C.
WW1 BLACK WATCH BRONZE OFFICERS COLLAR PAIR Beautiful matched pair of OSD collar badges retaining almost all their bronze finish. Well detailed. Cast construction. V.G.C.
WW1 BLACK WATCH BUTTON SWEETHEART - C/W ORIGINAL CARD Nice button sweetheart. Still on it's original card. Numbered to back. V.G.C.
WW1 BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE Very good example of a WW1 badge for the Royal Highlanders. Kings Crown and pre 1936 version with scrolls. Scarce brass loops occasionally found on Great War examples. Nicely shaped for the T.O.S.
WW1 BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE No nonsense One Look w/m ,o/r's badge. With scrolls as found on pre 1936 examples. Good soldiers badge, not ex stores.
WW1 BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE Particularly nice one this. Very sharp crisp strike. Great detail. V.G.C.
WW1 BLACK WATCH CAP BADGE Nice shaped to TOS example. Nice age toning. V.G.C.
WW1 BLACK WATCH COMFORTS FUND DUNDEE FUNDRAISING LAPEL BADGE Very good condition with no damage to red/navy blue enamel. Maker stamped to rear. Pin back. Scarce.
WW1 BLACK WATCH FIFESHIRE TERRITORIAL SOLDIER PHOTO - 7TH & 14TH BTNS. - NAMED From recent house clearance. Very good depiction of a Great War kilted Royal Highlander who started out with the 7th ( Fifeshire )Territorial Btn before transferring to the 14th in 1917. Named on the back "DAD, 1914 - 1918 WAR. BLACK WATCH - HUGH CAIRNCROSS". Measures 16 by 20 inches approx. 1794 Hugh Cairncross served with the 7th Black Watch. Later renumbered 345 917 and served with the 14th from 1917. Disembodied 4/3/1919. To France 1/7/15. The 7th Fifeshire Territorial Btn. was part of the 51st Highland Division and took part in among others, the battles of Festubert, Givenchy, The Somme, Loos and Arras. The 14th were the Fife and Forfar yeomanry, dismounted and deployed in the Middle East. During 1917 The Second and Third Battles of Gaza, The Capture of Beersheba and Sheria, The capture of Jerusalem, The Defence of Jerusalem. During 1918 The Battle of Tell'Asur. May 1918 Moved to France landing at Marseilles in 07.05.1918 after training engaged in various actions on the Western Front including; The Second Battles of the Somme, The Battles of the Hindenburg Line and The Final Advance in Artois and Flanders. 11.11.1918 Ended the war in Belgium, east of Tournai. Now hard to find and nice to be named especially to a soldier who saw a lot of action in different theatres.Worthy of further research.
WW1 BLACK WATCH GLENGARRY Superb pre 1916 Black Watch glengarry. Hand knitted/carded body. Full length silk tails. Silk edge with some fraying ( Please note, not all WW1 glengarries had leather trim and I've never found a Black Watch with leather edging ). The dark blue body is moth free. Good waxed cotton interior. Large size for the period , approx 57/58. What really sets this one off is the In Theatre made badge as found with some examples which saw service in India and the Middle East. Sand cast from an officers badge and even has the jewellers tablet on the back in the casting. (Lawrie Glasgow, Edinburgh, London). Strong impression of the badge on the glengarry and no extra holes so definitely original to the hat. Red touree to crown Very rare piece.
WW1 BLACK WATCH KIA GROUP Awesome straight from the house large group of items to Pte. Reith , Black Watch. Very young soldier as seen in the cabinet photograph. Plaque in original wartime blackened brass Maltese cross type frame. Medals in a period frame with remains of his poppy. Gold locket with photograph plus other lockets with pictures of him and other family members and parents. Scroll and condolence slip contained in their card tube of issue with family address. Brass sewing kit with contents. A profusion of items, see pics. All untouched and how they came from the house.
WW1 BLACK WATCH KILT Lovely condition Great War kilt with no moth or damage. Knife pleats. Good size 34' waist. No buckles as per early examples. It's had poppers fitted at a later date around the top band. Correct heavy weight and colours for WW1. No labels or marks.
WW1 BLACK WATCH MINIATURE DRUM Rare piece likely from the officers mess for holding cigarettes.Very precisely detailed. Metal. As per the real drums of the period. Hand painted with Regimental device and Battle Honours. Rope tension.Even has the tensioners and snares to the bottom. Approx. 3 by 3 inches. Rare piece of Regimental ephemera.
WW1 BLACK WATCH O/R'S CAP BADGE - ATTRIBUTED Good crisp example and with that lovely toning found on early badges. Uncleaned, as found. Came with other items that belonged to W. McGregor, a WW1 veteran. Copy photo of him in uniform can be given to the buyer.
WW1 BLACK WATCH OFFICERS / SNCO'S CAP BADGE LONG SCROLLS Good example of a bi metal cap badge as used by officers and Senior Nco's of the battalions. 3 piece construction.White metal Star of the Thistle, beass centre with silver St. Andrew. All parts nicely toned and with no damage or rubbing. Original long pin to rear to secure centre. Scarce long scroll type with none of the usual rubbing/polishing to the lettering. All in all as nice as they come with very sharp detail.
WW1 BLACK WATCH OFFICERS BADGE - LONG SCROLLS Very striking seven piece example with long scrolls. These are the separately riveted type. Silver St. Andrew on brass centre.Sharp detail. VGC
WW1 BLACK WATCH OFFICERS BALMORAL C/W BADGE & HACKLE Rare officers balmoral for the Royal Hldrs. Good condition with no moth. Broad silk band to lower edge. Silk tails a/f. Beautiful long scroll officers badge and original period hackle. There will be a copy of the photograph shown with the officer wearing said bonnet included in the sale along with his name to buyer. There is an example of this type of bonnet shown in the Bodworth book on Great War uniforms. Very rare and straight from the soldiers great grandson.
WW1 BLACK WATCH OFFICERS BI METAL GLENGARRY BADGE Excellent example with long scrolls. 3 piece construction. Good strong lugs to rear. Sharp detail. V.G.C.
WW1 BLACK WATCH OFFICERS CAP BADGE Very nice officers badge in heavy silver plate. Jimmy is silver plated. Cast silver star. Long scrolls. V.G.C.
WW1 BLACK WATCH OFFICERS DIRK BELT PLATE Great example. Gilt seeded back plate with nice 3 piece Kings Crown regimental device to centre. No rubbing or damage and as found with nice age toning. Would clean up nicely if desired.
WW1 BLACK WATCH OFFICERS DIRK BELT PLATE - FIRMIN Lovely example. Officers bi metal cap badge type device on a seeded back plate. Nicely mkd. to rear. Kings crown. V.G.C. Scarce
WW1 BLACK WATCH OFFICERS LONG SCROLL CAP BADGE Nice example of the type with the cast star. Bolt on centre. This one would look really nice cleaned but as usual I've left it " As Found ". Well detailed. Silver " Jimmy ".
WW1 BLACK WATCH OFFICERS SILVER CAP BADGE - LONG SCROLLS Top end 7 piece officers badge in unmarked silver with nicely gilded centre with separately fixed silver St. Andrew. Also separately applied long scrolls reaching right out to the edges of the star. This is not your usual die struck example, rather of a much more elaborate construction and quality. These badges in general have become virtually unobtainable in the last year and ones like this rarely turn up. Not a cheap badge but worth the extra. V.G.C.
WW1 BLACK WATCH OFFICERS SPORRAN - NAMED Nice example of a Great War period officers sporran. Gilded brass cantle. Nice full full horsehair body with correct 5 black tassles with leather tassle tops, these without the usual congealing to the finish. Tan purse back with pocket. Owners name applied in ink. Original stout belt loops. A steal at this price .
WW1 BLACK WATCH OFFICERS TAM O SHANTER / BALMORAL - PERTH MAKER Very rare piece of headgear being a khaki balmoral as worn in small numbers by Scottish officers in the Great War. Good size 57/58. Double stitched quilted lining which is correct for the period. Original to it Red Hackle. Perth makers label " A. Darling & Co. Original tails absent, likely period removed as there is some stitching that looks like it's been there to stop fraying and it was common practice in the front line to remove tails from headgear. Good condition
WW1 BLACK WATCH PHOTOGRAPHS (5) - 1916 Five photographs all taken during July 1916 in Yorkshire prior to these soldiers going to France. Very nice uniform depictions with them wearing their sporrans and other shots of them in kilt aprons. Original
WW1 BLACK WATCH PIPERS PLAID BROOCH - ANDERSON EDINBURGH Beautiful plaid brooch, nice domed shape with outstanding detail.Jewellers tablet to rear with " ANDERSON & SONS - GEORGE STREET - EDINBURGH ". Slightly overlong pin , correct for the period. One small ding to outside of quoit probably from the guys pipes. Centre applied with domed rivets. I've left it uncleaned but this will clean up nicely and will look amazing. V.G.C.
WW1 BLACK WATCH RIFLE SWEETHEART Very nice WW1 Black Watch rifle sweetheart. Brass and enamel. Scarce.
WW1 BLACK WATCH RIFLE SWEETHEART Nice brass and enamel example. Nicely set cap badge device over a Lee Enfield with bayonet attached. Rare.
WW1 BLACK WATCH SGT.’S BADGE - LONG SCROLLS Extremely nice long scroll example. Scrolls on this one project slightly beyond the edge of the badge giving it a very Cool look ! No rubbing or damage. Long removable pin running down the back as there should be . Now scarce. V.G.C.
WW1 BLACK WATCH SGTS / OFFICERS CAP BADGE - J R GAUNT TABLET Rare Gaunt example of a WW1 Black Watch snco' / officers bi metal cap badge. Die struck. Long scrolls. Very well detailed. J.R. Gaunt London tablet to top rear. Interesting period conversion to pin and hook and back to lugs. 3 piece construction. Lovely dark age toning. Will clean up a treat if desired.
WW1 BLACK WATCH SNCO'S CAP BADGE - GAUNT Excellent badge as you expect from Gaunt. Long scroll type. 3 piece. Silver St. Andrew. All finish to centre present. J.R.GAUNT tablet to rear. Fine example.
WW1 BLACK WATCH WHITE FACE SWEETHEART Rare " White Face" sweetheart. Some bits of enamel loss but this is one that has been worn as opposed to sitting in a drawer. Good quality.
WW1 BLACK WATCH WHITE FACE SWEETHEART - RARE Don't get a lot of these turning up to the Black Watch and I've never even seen one to the Argylls (If anyone has one and would be willing to sell, please let me know.) Excellent example this one with all it's white enamel back ground as well as the blue & red enamel inlay. Lovely.
WW1 BLACK WATCH/ GORDONS TAM O SHANTER - ATTRIBUTED Good example of a Great War Tam nicely marked up inside with the soldiers details. S / 10471, John Gray - 2nd Royal Hldrs. and 1st Garrison Btn. Gordon Hldrs, S / 19465. The bonnet is marked up to the Gordons although it's never had a badge fitted and the rare 1st War Red Hackle is original to it. It's possible he continued to wear the Black Watch hackle after his transfer ? Big size and great large shape. Correct double eyelets to rear and still with the original tightening cord. Size 58 approx. WD stamp and date letter P. Also 59. Correct double stitched quilting for the Great War. A couple of very small moth nips. Rare
WW1 BLACK WW1 BRASS LAPEL BADGE - GAUNT Super brass mufti badge, nicely aged toned. Brass or bronze. Good detail as usual from Gaunt examples. Maker mkd. to rear. V.G.C.
WW1 BORDER REGIMENT BRASS SHOULDER TITLE Very good example with nice age toning. Hexagonal lugs.
WW1 BOYS BRIGADE H/M 1916 BIRMINGHAM SILVER MEDAL Good Great War hallmarked medal. Excellent condition. Bargain price
WW1 BRASS HANDLED KNUCKLE DUSTER FIGHTING KNIFE The rare 1918 pattern L.F. & CO brass handle trench knife. This one retains it's original dark finish and has not been polished up like most. Good blade with no issues and good original finish . Scabbard good but as usually found, the fragile belt clip to the rear is absent. Scabbard also stamped with "L.F.& CO. 1918" Very nice example
WW1 BRASS MAJORS CROWNS C/W BACKING PLATES Nice matched pair of Majors crowns as worn in WW1 and WW2. C/w metal backing plates and card spacers used by the officer.
WW1 BRASS MAJORS CROWNS x 2. C/W BACKING PLATES Brass crowns. Matched pair with steel back plates and cotter pins.
WW1 BRECKNOCKSHIRE TERRITORIAL BTN. - SOUTH WALES BORDERERS CAP BADGE Good example. Most likely scarce In Theatre made. Cast brass, north and south lugs. Old polish residue to back. Normally found with a slider, scarce variant , sand casted as per examples made in the Middle and Far East. V.G.C.
WW1 BRITISH - SGT. MAJORS LEATHER WATCH / RANK WRISTBAND WW1 leather watch strap with applied insignia . This is how it came in along with other WW1 items from a vets family. Nice supple leather with Sgt. Majors brass crown. V.G.C.
WW1 BRITISH 1915 DTD. BACK PACK From a deceased Black Watch officers son. Mint condition webbing large pack. Nice clear makers details, date and W.D. arrow. Looks unused. Rare
WW1 BRITISH 1917 DATED WIRE CUTTERS Good condition set of issue cutters. Nicely marked up, " C.W. CHELSMAN - 1917 ". Working with no looseness to joints.
WW1 BRITISH 1ST ARMOURED MOTOR BATTERY Nice example. Good clear detail with nice age toning. 2 lugs to rear. Genuine example of this much copied badge. Modest price
WW1 BRITISH ARMY JACK KNIFE Now rare in this condition. A fine example by Bird & Co - Sheffield. Good blade with some dark patches. Good grips c/w lanyard ring (this loose). As nice as they come.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY JACK KNIFE - FRANK MILLS SHEFFIELD Good condition with chequered slab grips. Blade and tin opener. good for age.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY JACK KNIFE - GEORGE WOSTENHLOM SHEFFIELD KNIFE Good example of a WW1 large size army jack knife. Nicely maker mkd. and also with " I X L " on the blade. Good chequered grips and the original copper lanyard ring to the end.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY JACK KNIFE - MAKER MKD. Good condition example by Harrison of Sheffield. Exceptionally clean blade and good chequered design handle.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY JACK KNIFE - MAKER MKD. Great War original. Double mkd. " FORD & MEDLEY - SHEFFIELD - ENGLAND ". Blade good and not ground down , as found but will clean up. Handle with a bit of swelling to the middle. Modest price
WW1 BRITISH ARMY JACK KNIFE - MAKER MKD. Great War original. Blade not ground down, dirty with some paint on it but will clean up. Distortion to one grip and split at the front rivet on one side. Good price
WW1 BRITISH ARMY JACK KNIFE - SHEFFIELD Good condition for age and with makers details for Sheffield England. Blade is dark but with no pitting. Can opener good. Spike good. Likewise grips. Still with it's original lanyard ring. The large size as only used in the Great War.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY JACK KNIFE - STAG HORN HANDLE Rare WW1 clasp knife with stag horn handle. Good maker mkd. blade " ...COE &SONS - WARRANTED SHEFFIELD". Lanyard ring absent from top, otherwise very good.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY WATCH TRENCH COVER Good example of this scarce item. Stamped , " EUREKA - Applied For " Used in the trenches to protect the watch face.
WW1 BRITISH BINOCULARS - W.D.- Mk. V - WIDE Good clean pair of binos. Nicely marked and retaining most of the original black finish. Leather good. Lenses clear. V.G.C.
WW1 BRITISH ENTRENCHING TOOL - 1915 - CHILLINGTON Good example with possibly repainted head. Clear WD arrow, 1915 and Chillington. Original brass topped wood helve. Rare
WW1 BRITISH ENTRENCHING TOOL- MAKER MKD. & DTD. Good example . Helve with (19) 14. Head with makers BRADES Co. - 1915 very clearly stamped. Greatv price. V.G.C.
WW1 BRITISH HOOKED QUILLION BAYONET Nice example of this rare bayonet. Bladed good with no pitting, good point and retaining most of it's polished finish. Some surface rust and maker marks stippled off, reason unknown. Good wood grips.Working spring button. Scabbard leather good and mkd. " J.W.B."( Browne of Birmingham). A rarity offered well below the current market value.
WW1 BRITISH LEATHER PISTOL HOLSTER Good "Been There" example in stout brown leather. Brass D ring for attaching to the Sam Browne. All stitching good. For 38 Enfield or Webley.
WW1 BRITISH MAP CASE - MINT WW1/WW2 British map case. No dates. Newey studs. Perspex excellent. Cloth retains it's original colour. In virtually unissued condition. WW1 type leather strap to top with brass hook. Mint
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS 1917 DTD. SAM BROWNE AMMUNITION POUCH -ARGYLLS ATTRIBUTED Very good example , stamped to back " LEATHERIES LTD. - 1917 ". Named to inside R.A.P.C.( Cpt. R.A.P. Caldwell ). Came with other Sam Browne equipment and his badger head sporran from the family.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS FIGHTING / BOWIE KNIFE - EDWARDIAN - RODGERS - SHEFFIELD Dirk style fighting knife circa 1901-1910. Ebony or African black wood chequered handle with thistle type pommel with stout leather sheath , this one with scarce nickel chape. Stout belt loop with brass rivet.No stitching faults and the leather is in exceptionally good condition. Five and 3 quarter inch blade length, nice and clean with no pitting. Blade clearly mkd., " J. Rodgers & Sons, 6 Norfolk Street, Sheffield, England ". and " E.R.". The other side of the ricasso with 2 marks, one an asterisk and the other a Maltese Cross. These knives were favoured by officers in WW1.and recorded as such in both Flook and Tweedale's knife books. Top end example by one of the leading Sheffield knife makers of the Victorian / Edwardian era. V.G.C.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS LEATHER WHIP ATTRIBUTED Officers leather whip in excellent condition. From the estate of Thos. Ronald Millar a WW1 officer from Lanarkshire.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS PISTOL AMMUNITION POUCH Very good example of a leather ammunition pouch as used on the officers Sam Browne equipment. Leather in excellent supple condition . Broad belt loop to back. Brass fastening stud. V.G.C.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS PRIVATE PURCHASE KHAKI TUNIC Near mint with no moth or damage and in a good size, approx. 40 inch chest. Correct tri cot material. WW1 ribbon bar to left breast. Full complement of leather football type buttons. Broad pleat to back. No maker marks or stampings. Waist belt with button fastening. V.G.C.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS SWORD FROG FOR SAM BROWNE Good condition leather sword frog for use with the Sam Browne equipment. Stout leather and still very supple with no stitching faults or issues. V.G.C.
WW1 BRITISH RAW EDGE BRODIE Good example of the now very rare raw edge Brodie helmet. Good percentage of original tan paint. Liner good and chin strap all complete and in good condition if perhaps a little dry. No evidence of a red Brodie stamp but that is not unusual on very early liners. Felt crown pad with some mothing. Original draw string present. Hard to find a complete one now as most in the market have absent liners. Marked to shell, HS ( Hadfields ) 237.
WW1 BRITISH RAW EDGE BRODIE HELMET Rare early raw edge Brodie combat helmet. Some tan sand camo rough finish to outer shell. Bullet or shrapnel strike dent to crown. Oil cloth liner good and with the red Brodie stamp. Top felt crown with some old mothing. Chin strap with only the part running inside the crown and strap ends at the bales. Grandads from the cellar according to the vendor.
WW1 BRITISH ROYAL NAVY CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS CAP Nice moth free example. Good quality with well padded sides giving it that classic Great War shape. The rank badge is for a Chief Petty Officer. Size approx. 55. Faint makers details to crown. V.G.C.
WW1 BRITISH SMALL PACK Good all complete example. Back top and bottom buckles present. Stampings indistinct but looks like M.E 7 CO. and 18 dtd and WD arrow. Some stains but otherwise very good. Priced to sell.
WW1 BRITISH TOMMIE PATRIOTIC SOLDIER DOLL Rare 16 inch doll in WW1 Service Dress and c/w khaki trench cap puttees and boots. Soft body, porcelain face, hands and boots. Leather waist belt and cap chin strap. He's looked great sitting among all my First War paraphenalia but time for him to go. Good detail and complete, face could do with a clean.
WW1 BRITISH TRENCH MIRROR WWI 'Vigilant' type Trench Mirror though likely this one was a trench made example as it does'nt close. Used to peer over parapets when fixed to the end of a bayonet. This one belonged to a Gordon Highlander and came in with his medals and other ephemera from his grandson. Name of soldier to the buyer. Good condition and saw Front Line use in France. Rare genuine piece and not to be confused with American types which are still readily available. V.G.C.
WW1 BRITISH WOUND STRIPE NO. 4 - COMPLETE Nice example c/w it's marked backing plate and cotter pin. Purposely slightly flattened lugs for more comfort. Good original.
WW1 BRODIE HELMET COVER - 1916 DATED - RARE - SCOTTISH Very rare to find a Great War helmet cover and exceedingly rare in this condition. Light brown canvas. Dated 1916 to inside and with WD arrow. Hand stitched piece of Lindsay tartan applied to outside. I can find no unit that used theis tartan despite checking Commonwealth details as well as British. If anyone has any ideas, please enlighten me. I suspect the soldiers name was Lindsay and he stitched a piece of clan tartan to the cover.Absolutely superb and still with original draw string. Shown on a Brodie, this not included in sale, cover only.
WW1 BRODIE HELMET WITH RARE BRODIE COVER - UNIT MKD. Nice condition helmet but what makes this special is the rare Brodie stamped cover. The stamp is the same as found inside the helmet liner. Only a handful of covers were produced with this stamp. As well as the stamp there are maker details and a 1916 date. Cover is canvas with a yellow triangle on the side with a black "2" to the centre. Unit unknown. If anyone can shed any light on this please let me know. The strap is named also to soldier. Fantastic !
WW1 BRTISH BAYONET -1916 DTD - SANDERSON Good WW1 Enfield bayonet. Dated ' 16. Profusely mkd. Crown and " G.R. ", SANDERSON, 1907, plus arsenal marks. Good leather scabbard. Clean blade with no pitting.Good wood slab grips. Very nice and all original
WW1 BULLET PENCIL FROM PRINCESS MARY TIN Excellent example. Uncleaned with nice age patina. Silver top, stamped " Sterling Silver ". Pencil unused.
WW1 CAMERON BRASS SHOULDER TITLE Good example. Hex lugs. WW1. V.G.C.
WW1 CAMERON HIGHLANDER INVERNESS SILVER OFFICERS CAP BADGE BY W.B.T Rare Inverness silver Cameron officers badge by William B. Taylor c.1910. Good condition and Inverness silver rarely turns up and is highly desirable both by Military and silver collectors.
WW1 CAMERON HIGHLANDERS CAP BADGE Nicely toned white metal o/r's cap badge. Die struck.
WW1 CAMERON HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS 1915 EDINBURGH SILVER OFFICERS GLENGARRY BADGE Nice example. Edinburgh hallmarks for 1915 and makers stamped, " H.T. " (Henry Tatton ). Very finely detailed. Silver lugs. Black age toning as only found on real silver, will clean up nicely if desired Good price for a Scottish silver Great War officers badge. Scarce V.G.C.
WW1 CAMERON HIGHLANDERS SKEAN DHU Super condition gilded officers sgian dhu. Bog oak studded handle with Sphinx battle honour on Egypt tablet.Good clean clipped back blade. Foiled citrine to top.Jewellers tablet to rear(indistinct), London maker. V.G.C.
WW1 CAMERON HLDRS BRASS SHOULDER TITLE. A genuine WW1 brass title. Uncleaned, unusual small loops and with age patina. V.G.C.
WW1 CAMERON HLDRS CANE TOP - ATTRIBUTED Beautiful silver plated cane top formerly belonging to P/M William Kinnear ,veteran of the Boer War and WW1. Beautiful roccocco work and the top inscribed "PIPE MAJOR WM. KINNEAR - 1ST CAMERON HIGHRS ". Large size , not to be confused with small swagger stick top. Height approx. 4 inches ,width at top approx.2 inches.Diameter on bottom 1 inch. Beautiful one off presentation item . William Kinnear - Born Arbroath 1879, died S. Africa 1974. P/M 1st Camerons 1907 - 1919 1918 - 22 P/M 2nd Gordon Hldrs. 1935 P/M Transvaal Scottish 1935 P/M Witwatersrand Rifles
WW1 CAMERON HLDRS RIFLE SWEETHEART BROOCH Nice brass rifle sweetheart brooch. Good detail. No damage to enamel. Scarce.
WW1 CAMERON HLDRS. BRASS SHOULDER TITLE PAIR WW1, "Cameron” brass title pair. The Real Deal. Matched pair. Hex lugs. V.G.C.
WW1 CAMERON HLDRS. OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE - ANDERSON Very rare officers SBP for the Camerons. I could describe how beautiful this is but the photographs will speak for themselves.Seeded gilded backing plate. Silver Star of the Thistle on top of which is mounted a gilded strap and crown with raised centre.Mounted on the raised centre is a silver thistle surmounted by the Kings Crown. Egypt battle honour below sphinx. The raised centre gives this plate a stunning 3D effect with lots of depth. Rear has it's original fixings and 2 of the 3 pins. Raised jewellers tablet with "ANDERSON&SONS - GEORGE STREET - EDINBURGH" This one is worth pushing the boat out for.
WW1 CAMERON HLDRS. OFFICERS SILVER PLATED COLLAR BADGE Nice cast silver plate example with lovely detail. Plated lugs. V.G.C. Scarce.
WW1 CAMERON HLDRS. SHOULDER TITLE Nice well toned brass title .Hexagonal lugs. V.G.C.
WW1 CAMERON HLDRS. SHOULDER TITLE Good brass example with hexagonal lugs. V.G.C.
WW1 CAMERON HLDRS. SILVER H/M. PIPE MAJORS PLAID BROOCH - MKR. MKD Rare early pattern pipers plaid brooch. This one with Edinburgh hallmarks for 1911 and jewellers stamp "H & I" (Hamilton and Inches". Also stamped to rear "P (piper) 5". Oval shape with hand etched "CAMERON HIGHLANDERS". Stout original pin and hook. Just bought back in from customer. Beautiful example and rare in silver as any of these I've come across have been white metal. Presumably the Pipe Majors.
WW1 CAMERON HLDRS.- GILT/ENAMEL SWEETHEART Mint condition sweetheart brooch retaining it's gilded finish and undamaged blue enamel. Old style pin /hook arrangement with correct early overlong time. Real sleeper this one. Mint
WW1 CAMERON HLDRS/ MACHINE GUN CORPS. TRIO c/w PACKETS, BOXES & ENVELOPES Early low number 14/15 trio to "1319 PTE. K. FERGUSON - CAMERON HLDRS." What is particularly nice about this set is they have never been worn and are complete with their medal packets, full length ribbons, boxes of issue and addressed official envelopes. Soldier served with both Camerons and M.G.C. Medal condition is excellent.
WW1 CAMERON SHOULDER TITLE Good "CAMERON" pre 1922 title. Hexagonal lugs. Good condition.
WW1 CAMERON SPORRAN SWEETHEART BROOCH - BOXED Nice example of the WW1 kilt sweetheart. This one for the Cameron Hldrs. This one has never had the " kilt " behind the sporran. Correct Regimental pattern sporran with silver cantle and " Cameron " in blue enamel. Contained in it's original tartan card box. V.G.C.
WW1 CAMERONIAN BALL TOP SWAGGER STICK Now scarce walking out cane. Ball top with nice Regimental device in high relief. Original black finish to shaft. Metal tip present. V.G.C.
WW1 CAMERONIAN BRASS ECONOMY CAP BADGE WW1 or earlier brass cap badge. Age toned brass. V.G.C.
WW1 CAMERONIAN SCOTTISH RIFLES OFFICERS BRONZE CAP BADGE Lovely bronze example with sharp detail. 2 lugs to rear. Scarce.
WW1 CAMERONIAN SCOTTISH RIFLES WHITE FACE SWEETHEART BROOCH Scarce white face sweetheart. Some damage to enamel at the bottom. Complete with pin.
WW1 CAMERONIANS ( Scottish Rifles ) BOER WAR CAP BADGE Great example. with no rubbing or damage and retaining almost all it's blackened finish. Badge is blackened brass which dates it to the Boer War late Victorian period.
WW1 CAMERONIANS ( SCOTTISH RIFLES ) CAP BADGE Good o/r's example with nice toning and sharp detail. Circa WW1. V.G.C.
WW1 CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) BLACKENED SHOULDER TITLE Good condition blackened brass title. Two lugs to the reverse. Westlake 998 V.G.C.
WW1 CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) ENAMEL & MOTHER OF PEARL SWEETHEART BROOCH Very attractive example of a WW1 sweetheart. Undamaged enamel inlay to regimental device in brass. Set on a Mother of Pearl ground. Silver outer band. As nice as they come.
WW1 CAMERONIANS BRASS ECONOMY CAP BADGE Scarce WW1 brass example. Great detail with lovely age patina. 2 lugs to rear.
WW1 CAMERONIANS BRASS ECONOMY CAP BADGE Nice example with lovely age toning. 2 lugs to rear. Very difficult to find
WW1 CAMERONIANS SHOULDER TITLE Lovely blackened title retaining almost all it's finish. Excellent.
WW1 CANADA 32ND C.E.F. BRONZE CAP BADGE Good condition bronze cap badge. Nice clear detail. Kings crown. 2 lugs to rear.
WW1 CANADA SHOULDER TITLE Good non voided title.Bras with lettering standing out in relief. V.G.C.
WW1 CANADA SHOULDER TITLE PAIR White on khaki embroidered. Moth hole to one title. Removed from uniform.
WW1 CANADIAN 43RD REGIMENT - CEF Nice bronze finish over brass. Age toned, old polish residue to the back. Scarce. V.G.C.
WW1 CANADIAN CAP BADGE Good example of the standard WW1 cap badge. Well detailed. V.G.C.
WW1 CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE VETERANS NUMBERED BADGE Very nice condition badge given only to veterans of the Great War, I love the script on the back " Penalty for misuse, 500 dollar fine or 6 months imprisonment ". Also has the veterans unique number so researchable. Bronze with enamelled Union Jack. V.G.C.
WW1 CANADIAN KENT NATIONAL RESERVE LAPEL BADGE Good condition bi - metal badge, bronze with silver horse with INVICTA scroll.Button hole type fitting. Maker mkd. " Croneen - New Brompton" V.G.C.
WW1 CANADIAN NOVA SCOTIA HLDRS - C.E.F. - GLENGARRY Original Canadian Khaki Glengarry made by Ansley Dineen Hat and Fur Co. Limited Toronto 1916 Size 7 1/4, C Broad Arrow Marked, in good condition. There is light wear to the leather sweat band and some moth nips here and there. 193rd badge has a nice pickled finish. Badge has original lugs. (see photos). Rare
WW1 CANADIAN ROSS BAYONET . PTN 1907 Clean example Tidy blade retaining it's original polished finish with no rust or pitting.Good slab grips. Pommel mkd. to one side " Ross Rifle Co. Quebec - Patented 1907. To the other side Canadian W.D. arrow in a circle and what looks like 12/16 date . No sprung button.Scabbard leather good and supple with no stitching faults. Good one apart from button absent and selling at half the normal price.Grab a bargain !
WW1 CANADIAN SCOTTISH CAP BADGE Nice condition o/r's badge in white metal. Very well detailed, no rubbing or damage.1 loop slightly twisted otherwise V.G.C.
WW1 CANADIAN SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS SHOULDER TITLE PAIR Beautiful pair of matched titles retaining almost all their original bronze finish. Flat loops. Maker mkd. " . . ALLAN". As nice as they come.
WW1 CANADIAN TRENCH ART BUTTON FOB / LOCKET Nice Canadian soldier art piece being a brass tunic button converted to a hinged opening locket with provision for inserting a photo. Suspension ring to top. Nice piece.
WW1 CANADIAN TRENCH ART SWEETHEART PENDANT C/W PHOTO Made from a silver button. Open from the back. Photo of soldier's mother on one side & scratched MOTHER on the other side. Suspension ring.
WW1 CANADIAN TUNIC BUTTONS 10 tunic buttons from WW1. You're getting 13 in total but the 3 freebies might not be Great War, One of the buttons has been made into a fob. Nice little lot offered very cheap.
WW1 CAVALRY MESS TINS C/W ISSUE COVER - DTD. Very rare to find a cover with these mess tins. The tins are maker mkd and dtd. to both parts but are different makers which is not uncommon. Top is mkd, " Inley & co. - London & Birmingham and dtd. 1915. The bottom is also 1915 dtd. and made by Ash Bros. London. Issue cover with WD arrow and makers details and 1918 date. Soldier applied number and possibly regiment to bottom. Original horn button This was not a set that sat out the war and any covers I've encountered were private purchase whereas this is an issue example.
WW1 CHESHIRE REGIMENT CAP BADGE Good condition for age. Slider back.
WW1 CHINESE LABOUR CORPS TRENCH ART SHELLS - WESTERN FRONT Very cool find. Two, 1917 dtd. British shell cases hand inscribed with flowers, a dragon, fish, butterfly and Chinese characters. The characters translate to "Peace to the whole world" and "Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter". The Chinese Labour Corps was formed in 1916 essentially to free Allied troops for combat. The workers mainly aged between 20 and 35 served as labour in the rear echelons or helped build munitions depots. They were tasked with carrying out essential work to support the frontline troops, such as unloading ships, building dugouts, repairing roads and railways, digging tre