WW1 British Binoculars. Ross (Mill Hill) 1917.
A nice scarce set of 1917 dated binoculars by the firm Ross that are in nice untouched condition with leather neck strap. The leather body has nice wear and patina from use, no damage, no shrinkage. Front brass ends have a good black factory finish with a certain amount of brass showing through from wear. Front caps are Broad Arrow marked. The end caps have clear details and both brown eye caps... read more
A.F.S. Marked Fire Axe and Scarce Webbed Carrier. Cardiff.
Straight out of a local Cardiff house clearance is this fire axe and its scarce webbed carrier. The axe is in very nice condition with clear markings to the blade and an undamaged rubber handle with clear stamped details. The webbed carrier is again in nice condition with just one small hole where the axe head had rubbed against the material. Material is not fragile and has some rust spots, ive... read more
Imperial and Third Reich Medal Bar.
In very nice condition with all three medals in very nice condition with the Iron Cross having all its black factory finish to the iron center and the Faithfull Service having a nice amount of its silver frosting and burnished highlights. Ribbons are clean as is the rear backing material and a solid fixing pin . read more
1938 Hitler Youth Kreissieger Award Badge. H.Aurich.
This example has had a bit of a hard time, the HJ diamond has lost some of its enamel and just the minimal of cracking to the egg shell enamel under the right side wing and to the top under the top letters. The rest of the front has sharp detail and nice period factory finish. The back has lost its fixing pin but the hinge is fine as is the bottom catch. Clear makers details for the firm Aurich. read more
RAF Peronalised Navigators Wing.
Recently found in a local house clearance is this interesting used navigators wing thats been personalised by being stitched onto a red backing and attached by pins to a memo note. Also found were some photos and empty ''on active service'' envelopes that will come with the wings. read more
WW1 Air Ministry Marked Binoculars and Case.
Binoculars are a french set made by the firm L.Petit of Paris and by all appearances look like the type purchased and used by the British Forces from French stocks and used during WW1. What makes these more interesting is the Air Ministry mark so might well have been issued during WW1 as the ''AM'' stamps appear from 1918. As for condition then its very good with no damage to the body and tight... read more
U-Boat Ace and Knights Cross Winner Autograph. Erich Topp.
Postwar autograph from U-Boat ace Eric Topp. Condition is very good. read more
British WW1 Trench Gas Rattle.
In very good condition with the metal taking on an overall dark patina and pitting. the wood has survived intact with only a split the central plank. The rattle works when used and is in solid condition. I cannot find any markings but these types are usually dated 1918 as its the last pattern produced having to use the metal as the previous patterns were found to warp in trench conditions. read more