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PRE WAR ST JOHNS AMBULANCE ARP CERTIFICATE

Large St John’s Ambulance Brigade certificate
In ARP Precautions & First Aid for Air Raid Casualties
Dated December 14th 1938
Named to -
Ambulance Sister E Swetenham
Southbourne Nursery Division
Bournemouth Corps
Hampshire No.2 District
Some minor marks & creases
Possibly researchable

Code: 50946

SOLD


WW2 ARP HANDBELl


Original cast bronze ARP Bell
With remains of the original Red paint
To both the wooden handle & in the ARP lettering
Good honest bell very tactile
With a lovely old colour to the metal work.
Could no doubt be improved with a coat of wax
But I’ve left it as found
Nice addition to any Home Front collection

Code: 50947

75.00 GBP


COLDSTREAM GUARDS BEARSKIN

Genuine Coldstream Guards Bearskin
Complete with its red side hackle
And leather backed brass chin chain .
Internal wicker frame in excellent condition
As is the Bearskin itself
(Really can’t be faulted as an example )
The original makers label is still intact
“Don Speake & Co - Made in England”
With a NATO stock number and dated 1987
Bearskin comes with its telescopic stand
A cracking item and would grace any collection

Code: 50948

SOLD


FRENCH 1831 PATTERN CABBAGE CUTTER SIDE ARM


Classic French 1831 “Coupe Choux” side arm
Aka “The Cabbage Cutter”
Heavy ribbed brass hilt & cross guard
With a large 19” double edged blade
Cross guard is stamped 21 (Cancelled) on one side
Numbered 157 on the reverse
The blade is maker marked -
Unfortunately I can’t make out what it says
The blade itself is cloudy “Grey” in colour
With a couple of small patches of pitting
Some very slight edge nibbles / nicks
With the very tip missing (only a couple of MM)
With its Brass mounted black leather scabbard
Leather is stiff with some loss of its finish,
The stitching along the back has long disappeared
But it’s still as strong as the day it was made
It’s an honest example of a classic weapon
Good condition and priced to sell

Code: 50950

185.00 GBP


BRITISH L1A3 SLR BAYONET

Black painted L1A3 bayonet
Blade with full length fuller & Bowie tip
Appears devoid of any markings
Except MT marked on the parallel sided cross guard
With both grips marked L1A3 9600257
If there’s anything else it’s under the paint.
Blade has some marking that may polish out
Scabbard with brass throat & round frog stud
A reasonably priced bayonet
Not mint in any way but a honest example

Code: 50951

SOLD


WW2 CANADIAN 7x50 GUN SIGHT - NAVAL ISSUE ?

Large white metal and brass gun sight.
Marked -
7 x 50
Gun Sighting Telescope
Patt G 376
Canadian Kodak Co.Ltd
Serial No. Can.2844

Eye piece moves back and forth via a lever
Appears to be in good working condition
Though lenses may need a clean.
I know very little at all about this item
It’s a commission sale.
The owner states this is from a Flower Class Corvette
This is a very heavy item,
Correct postage will be calculated on request

Code: 50833

100.00 GBP


WW2 GERMAN PRIVATE PURCHASE MARCHING COMPASS


Bakelite & Aluminium German marching compass
With internal polished metal reflector mirror
Top marked “Marsch Kompass”
The bottom with S in a diamond and D.R.P
Good clean working / collectable condition

Code: 50922

75.00 GBP


AFRICAN DAGGER & SHEATH


Jile / Gile Dagger from the Afar people
Of Ethiopia, Somalia , Eritrea & Djibouti
8.5” double edged blade with a distinctive angular tip
And .75” dark metal central core
Shaped wooden grip decorated with studs
With its Original patterned leather scabbard
With rear integral belt loop
The only “Issue” is some very slight edge damage
On the angular bend of the blade
Otherwise in good collectable condition
An unusual dagger and not commonly found !

Code: 50923

75.00 GBP


GOOD QUALITY ZULU KNOBKERRIE

Nice old Zulu Knobkerrie
Made of two tone polished hardwood
With a pleasing age patina
Approximately 31.5” long
The head or ball being about 3” across
The shaft has a slight curve & slightly flared end
The previous owner obtained this in Natal
In the early 1970’s whilst serving in the SA army
(Along with various other items )
Nice honest Knobkerrie in good collectable condition

Code: 50924

SOLD


GROUP OF 5 X BRING BACK DAGGERS SUDAN CAMPAIGN


Interesting group of 5 x Sudanese campaign daggers
All have been lacquered a very long time ago
And were originally mounted on a wooden shield
The group comprises of -
Pair of curved bone gripped daggers
Both with blades heavily engraved with Islamic script
Pair of Azande style arm daggers
With double edged blades and light wood grip
Single , horn hilted Kindjal type dagger.
Double edged blade inscribed with geometric designs
With a multi piece horn hilt and cross guard
Nice collection that would look nice re mounted again

Code: 50925

150.00 GBP


WW1 GERMAN MINIATURE MEDAL CHAIN


WW1 German Miniature Medal / Award Chain
Comprising of -

Iron Cross 2nd Class
Prussian Merit Cross for War Aid
14/18 Honour Cross

Some toning to the chain and last two medals
This should clean off easily if required
Nice honest miniature medal chain

Code: 50926

55.00 GBP


INTER WAR GERMAN VETERANS ASSOCIATION CAP


Unusual variation of a WW1 German Veterans Cap
It’s not of the standard type seen,
Extremely small - Possibly for a child ?
Made of black cotton material
With an embroidered cap band & peak decoration
(Both cap band & peak have an Oak leaf motif )
Plain black side buttons & a leather chin strap
With a Kyffhauser League badge fixed to the front
(Oak leaf pattern on the badge seems to match the cap band decoration)
The internal cap is lined with a blue cotton material
No maker’s mark only a number 7 In yellow crayon?
From the lining it does appear to have been worn .
As I have said possibly for a child ,
Maybe a WW1 Veterans son ?
It only has an internal diameter of about 23”
In good collectable condition-
Definitely something different !

Code: 50927

90.00 GBP


SMALL GREEN LEATHER AUTO PISTOL HOLSTER


Unusual small Automatic Pistol Holster
Made of a soft chromed green leather
Possibly Italian for the Beretta M34
Strangely no extra mag holder or rear belt loops
So how it was actually worn I don’t know !
Very well made and of good quality
Professionally done ,not a homemade lash up

Code: 50928

40.00 GBP


1916 DATED O/S MAP OF HAZEBROUCK BELGIUM


1 / 100,000 Scale 1916 dated OS map marked
HAZEBROUCK 5A Belgium edition 2
Nice map in good clean condition

Code: 50929

35.00 GBP


1916 DATED O/S MAP OF OSTENDE BELGIUM


1 / 40,000 scale 1916 dated OS Map marked
BELGIUM Sheet 12 ,
Index to adjoining sheets.
When opened it shows the OSTENDE area of Belgium
Good clean map in collectable condition

Code: 50930

32.00 GBP


UNOPENED WW2 US CARLISLE DRESSING TIN


Unopened olive green Carlisle dressing
Retaining almost 100% of its Original painted finish
Good clean collectable item

Code: 50931

15.00 GBP


WW2 GERMAN KIA PAPERWORK EPHEMERA LOT


Approximately 30 pieces of paperwork
Relating to -
Obergefreiter Robert Ortner
Who was killed in an ambush by Russian Partisans
Whilst on patrol on 17th December 1943
He is buried in Kalinkovichi cemetery
(Southern Belarus)
The lot comprises of a mixed lot of-
Hand written letters, Feldpost letters
Official German documents 2 newspaper cuttings
(Both maps of Russia one in German one Russian)
With an official Military letter of condolence
Listing how and when Obergefreighter Ortner died
Complete with a Button hole medal bar
Showing the Eastern Front medal and KVK & swords
Interesting lot and no doubt researchable

Code: 50932

125.00 GBP


WW2 BELGIAN SECRET ARMY ID CARD


Unusual Belgian Resistance / Secret Army ID card
Issued to -
Jean Hubert Joseph Moyst
From Dinant in Belgium
Born 6th April 1908
With the stamp of the Commander Secret Army Leige
Jean Moyst’s rank shown as a “Soldier”
The card has been folded.
Possibly researchable , not often seen

Code: 50933

45.00 GBP


BOXED WW2 DUTCH MEMORIAL CANDLE HOLDER


Very unusual boxed white metal candle holder
Bearing the badge of the Dutch organisation
Stichting 1940-44
The official foundation that provides services to-
“Members of the Resistance,victims of persecution ,
And Civilian war victims from the years 1940-1944”
Approximately 1.5” tall x 2.5” across
I’ve not seen one before and guess it’s pretty unusual
It has a makers mark to the bottom, SOLA
My guess would be made in the 1970’s .???
But I’m open to suggestions.
Nice looking item wouldn’t look out of place in any collection

Code: 50934

45.00 GBP


STUNNING GERMAN WW1 MINIATURE MEDAL GROUP


Cracking Double Gallantry
Miniature Imperial German medal bar
Slant mounted with green felt backing and long pin
Consisting of -

Iron Cross 2nd class
Hessen Silver Bravery medal
Hamburg Hanseatic Cross
Prussian War Service Cross
14/18 Honour Cross with Swords

Excellent quality on original ribbons
Groups of this caliber are seldom seen on the market

Code: 50935

170.00 GBP