WW1 Silver Vesta - Henry Maitland Wilson.
Silver Vesta case by Asprey hallmarked Birmingham 1916 with sprung hinge enclosing three compartments engraved ' HMW from FWR 48th Brigade, France 1916 '. Coming from the estate of Henry Maitland Wilson who was to become Field Marshall Lord Wilson of Libya, Wilson served in France from 1914 being appointed Brigade Major of the 48th Brigade in the 16th Irish Division. Saw action on the Somme an... read more
WW2 British Mk III Prismatic Compass.
Standard WW2 British MkIII Prismatic Compass. In excellent, clean and working condition with, as usual an air bubble, but it's condition makes up for this fault. Manufacturer marked J.H.Stewart Ltd., Strand, London and as such probably supplied to an officer. read more
59th(4th W.Lancs) Medium Regt R.A. history.
1945ed. 59th ( 4th W.Lancs ) Medium Regt. Royal Artillery 1939 - 1945. History, in diary form of the Regiment, illustrated with b/w photographs and containing a comprehensive roll of officers and men with addresses and biographical details, postings KIA etc. Good, clean condition with minor wrinkling to rear cover. read more
1900 15pdr MkV Shrapnel Shell.
15 Pdr. MkV Shrapnel Shell with No.56 MkIV Time and Percussion fuze. A good example of a 1900 dated shrapnel round for the BL 15Pdr. MkIV and BL ( Converted ) 15Pdr. MkI the standard pieces of field artillery used by the British before the purchase of German Eberhardt QF 15Pdrs. Good, fired condition with minor abrasions to fuze. Heavy Item.
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2nd London Regt ( Royal Fusiliers ) MM Group.
MM, War Medal and Victory trio to ' 232918 Pte.R.P.Walton 2/ Lond. R.' Court mounted by Spinks, probably in the 1960's with medals polished and then lacquered. Officially impressed as issued, with the MM bearing the number after the battalion was renumbered in 1917. The War and Victory bear the earlier four digit number indicating enlistment March/April 1916. Gazette date 23/07/19 pg 9381. No f... read more
WW2 British Naval Officer's Cap Wreath.
A good example of the all metal, economy cap wreath as worn by British Naval officers during WW2. This pattern helped alleviate shortages of the bullion used in the traditional pattern. Good, clean condition with rich crimson velvet to crown. read more
Luftschutz Dienstbuch ~ Service Book.
Luftschutz Dienstbuch or Service Book for a Richard Sommer based in Hamburg. Starting in August 1941 the book is full of entries including the award of the KVK II with swords in 1944. In good, used condition with holes punched in cover for filing. read more