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Geo VI 1827 Patt. Naval Officer's Sword and BeltThis example features an etched ' GVIR ' blade with half basket hilt featuring the Royal cypher, all of which is gilded and lacquered. Bound fish skin grip with knot cording attached to hilt with gilded brass mounted leather scabbard. Owner's details engraved to scabbard retaining arm ' Hugh Miller R.N.V.R. '. Blade with some minor marks which would benefit form a polish, all other aspects of the sword in excellent condition with bright gilding through out with some contact wear points. Comes with correct , originally tied sword knot and an excellent condition Naval sword belt with manufacturer's details of ' Gieves Matthews & Seagrove ' gold blocked to inner surface. Gold wire bright and undamaged with gilded and frosted buckle in excellent condition. A complete, untouched British Naval sword rig.
Code: 8742Price: 495.00 GBP
Kriegsmarine Breast Eagle - Coastal Artillery.Kriegsmarine breast eagle, machine embroidered in golden thread on a green rayon backing. Initially issued to all branches of the Kriegsmarine for wear with the field grey uniform they are most associated with Kriegsmarine coastal artillery units. Good, used condition, folded to shape with evidence of having been removed from a uniform.
Luftwaffe Cloth Observers Badge.WW2 Luftwaffe, cloth observer's badge. Introduced to avoid the chance of awards snagging when worn in the confines of aircraft. This embroidered example in cotton on wool has been padded with a black paper backing to reverse. Probably unworn., excellent example.
WWI Lewis Gun Drum Magazine.Original WWI Lewis Gun drum magazine. Pan magazine holding 47 rounds in a radial fan which was mechanically indexed and driven by a cam on top of the bolt which operated a pawl mechanism via a lever. Excellent, clean condition marked for MkVI and MkVII .303 with various inspection marks.
' Bomben Auf Engeland ' - Propaganda Magazine.No.8 of a series of propaganda titles in the ' Small War Book ' series. Entitled ' Bomben Auf Engeland ' , 24pgs, illustrated throughout and featuring a classic image of diving Stukas. Good, clean condition.
HJ Rottenfuhrer Black Shoulder Strap. Red-piped black HJ shoulder strap with a braid cording acting as little signifying the rank of Rottenfuhrer. Displaying the clear weave pattern common to these straps with the woven number ' 238 ' indicating Bann 238 Kleve . Good, used condition with some pulling to reverse.
US Model 1873 Socket Bayonet for the Springfield Rifle.A good example of the US Model 1873 Socket Bayonet for the Springfield Trapdoor Rifle. Contained in it's steel scabbard with unique brass and leather, swivelling belt hook. It has a 46cm tri-form blade which retains 95% of it's original bluing and is stamped ‘U.S’ (Army) above letter ‘S’ inspection mark. The socket complete with locking ring and scabbard show signs of wear with marking and some very light pitting, otherwise good condition ( see photos )
Code: 8736Price: 135.00 GBP
SS Bayonet/Sword Portapee.SS O/R's bayonet/sword portapee. Now generally accepted as a bayonet knot these examples are sometimes found worn with swords. Wide bullion straps with the twin black lines running up each side with the large bullion ball having alternating black and silver threads on the ball crowned with a black cap. The stem and slide have a 'zig-zag' black and silver weave. The bottom of the ball has a black centre. Excellent, used condition.
Code: 8735Price: 120.00 GBP
Notes on Artillery in Trench Fighting.1915 manual ' Notes on Employment of Artillery in Trench Fighting '.11pg with sections on ammunition, positioning and communication. Ex IWM Lib. with some annotations, rusting of staples and section missing from front cover ( not affecting contents ). Uncommon.
Code: 8734Price: 20.00 GBP
WW2 German M39 O/R's Cap Eagle.German M39 O/R's cap eagle. Mouse grey cotton eagle on green, rayon backing, using the classic Bevo weave. Probably unused condition, folded to shape.
Code: 8733Price: 32.00 GBP
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