Victorian Naval Rates summer cap HMS Crescent.
Victorian Naval Rates lightweight summer cap from the ship HMS Crescent. HMS Crescent was a first class cruiser of the Edgar class. Crescent, and her sister ship Royal Arthur, were built to a slightly modified design and are sometimes considered a separate class. She was built at Portsmouth and launched on 30 March 1892. As at 11 January 1895 she was leaving Australia under Captain Arbuthnot.[1... read more
Devonshire Regt. women's silver compact.
Hallmarked silver and enamel women's makeup compact featuring enamelled regimental colours overlaid with a Devonshire Regiment badge. With 1940 hallmarks it is missing the original make up pad but is in otherwise excellent condition. Minor abrasions to the enamel but no missing enamel and no dents to compact. Essential 1940's women's accessory. read more
NSKK Cap emblem.
Standard pattern NSKK cap emblem for use on the service cap or dienstmutze. Machine-woven aluminium wire on a black backing. The cap emblem differs from the sleeve eagle in having an 'open' scroll. In good condition with evidence of having been removed from a cap. read more
RFC groundcrew grouping.
An unusual grouping to an RFC groundcrew member. 1st Air Mechanic Cecil Hinde originally enlisted in the 2/4th Battalion the Queens Cameron Highlanders in April 1915 transferring to the RFC in January 1916 as 14459. Grouping comes with a rarely seen 'Soldiers' Small Book' to the RFC, certificate of service indicating cessation of service in the RAF in Malta in 1919 based at the Seaplane base wh... read more
Princess Mary Gift Fund tin and contents.
Princess Mary 1914 gift fund brass tin with contents. The smokers pack with tobacco and cigarettes and 1914 greeting card in it's envelope. Tin has much original lacquered finish with a small dent to inner lip of tin and minor abrasions to outer lid, tobacco unopened with minor loss of foil packing. The cigarette pack has been opened with one cigarette missing, card in clean condition, envelope... read more
IMPERIAL GERMAN 925 SILVER SHOOTING MEDAL/AWARD.
Shooting was and is a very popular past-time in Germany. There are 100's of local shooting clubs all over the country, many have existed from before WW1. This is a beautiful shooting award or prize, in solid 925 marked silver. Awarded in the town of Ottersberg. Englaved inscription reads ' EHRENMITGLIED- Schutzenverrin Ottersberg' . Quite a large medallion, measures approx 8cm x 5cm overall. G... read more