PRICE REDUCED! Early 1800's Naval Bosuns Starter/Persuader.
In very nice condition with the shaft made from whale baleen giving a certain amount of flexibility. The ends are weighted usually using spare shot from the ships magazine. The whole thing is then covered with intricate woven hemp or twine and covered completely with ships tar. The only issue is the break in the period hanging strap which is not that unusual for an item that could well be at le... read more
PRICE REDUCED! Boer War Chocolate Tin with Contents. Rowntrees.
The box has a very nice amount of its period finish to the lid, lets say close to 95%. The sides have lost most of the guilt finish to the sides but has most to the bottom. Lid fits tightly. The inside has what looks like all its contents but the chocolate has cracked and some are in bits, two are complete. The bars still smell of chocolate but i would not be silly enough to try one folks!
PRICE REDUCED! British No5 ''Jungle '' Bayonet.
In very nice condition with the blade having close to 100% of its period black factory finish. There can be seen very faint stamps to one side under the cross guard and under the paint! Im sure its for the Poole firm and most probably dated 46. Cross guard and pommel again with close to 100% finish, to screw has a ''P'' letter stamp with the pommel end also stamped. Wooden grip has a certain am... read more
PRICE REDUCED! Complete British 1940 Dated Lewis Gun Magazine Pouch Rig.
In very nice condition and i would guess unissued set of Lewis gun pouches with straps and as worn. The four pouches are all marked MECo 1940 with three having a ''U'' under a broad arrow stamp. Both large straps are stamped MECo1941 with an extra small strap being dated 1940. All items are clean without issues, fraying, stains, tugs etc. Perfect for your Home Guard, Commando or Dunkirk display! read more
The Royal Air Force Comforts Committe Brochure's.
We have the CC official Knitting book instruction booklet, complete but loose front page. A seasonal greetings card with interesting statement of items distributed by the CC from 1919 till 44 on the back and lastly a 1946 survey of the work done by the RAF comforts committee with 25 pages of all work done by the organisation during the war, again some interesting information. Just the type of b... read more
1950/60's French enamel Vehicle Plaque. La Fronciere Transports.
In very nice condition with damage free enamel. The rear has its makers details. Measures 3.5 x 3 inches. read more