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All nicely framed An original 41cm x 30cm Commission document of 16.4.1912 to 2nd Lt. on 14.1.1915 from Field Marshall Sir John French and signed by Winston Churchill. The following are some general images of some of our stock. These range from Central India, Crimea, Boer War WW1 and WW2. This is an original and scarce wood box dated 12/42 which contained 10 x WW2 American M9A1 anti-tank rifle grenades for the M1 Garand rifle. These were the standard US A/T rifle grenade capable of penetrating 2 inches of armour.BO 2 A 25cm x 19cm letter on a crested Buckingham Palace letter, written and signed by King George the Fifth in 1918, welcoming home a P. Over the next few weeks we will list individual fuzes with prices. There are 33 individual Battle honours listed in 2 panels (a sample of which are illustrated). They were painted yellow until 1943 then olive drab, on the front it also says ' olive Drab Re-Painted'.Made by Carl Hoffman in Aue in Sachsen Saxony during 1953. An original, large size, 1942 dated WW2 WLA corduroy breeches in perfect condition.. In perfect condition, complete with all buttons and calf ties. It has a brass forward section which has aerodynamic flight holes holes in it. This is a very rare grenade and is a lake recovered one from the high mountain battlefields near the Austrian / Italian border and spent many decades in frozen water which contributed to its well preserved condition although the steel is pitted and the rod badly coroded the brass is excellent as is the interior and screw threads. A very rare Imperial Russian unfired Armour Piercing High Explosive common pointed steel round with a brass centering band and a 3 groove driving band. The drawn brass case has an unfired primer and is dated 1913. One of the most destructive British weapons was the small (1.8- kg) incendiary bomb used in large numbers to create ground fires over a wide area. It has an instruction book and instructions and check lists with it. On the opposite side of the legend was stamped a circle along with the caliber designation: 6.35. It has original shoulder and sleeve insignia and stripes.
George the Fifth Crown & robes head with clasp LONG SERVICE 1940. (see previous medal also named to Lionel Pidsley) A 43cm x 35cm B&W real photgraph of Captain Wallace Heaton, M. On the right is a memorium silk to Lydia Clarke, the mother of Ellen Whitfield, who died , of 8 New St. The frame and rear are original and have never been opened. (Other mines reglarly available - please ask for specific requests) We have a large stock of Artillery shell fuzes from about 1880 to the most modern available. This pamphlet deals with the various methods of applying machine gun fire. This is a genuine Regimental Drum from the 17th/21st Lancers.
Superb photo in original glass fronted frame, made in Liverpool. It is in good condition and the price includes UK delivery.
We able to supply original packets of military issue small arms ammunition which has been rendered totally inert and which does not require any licence to possess in the UK. We have several large and very heavy ornamental garden cannons on carriages in black wrought iron. Inside it has its leather sweat band and plastic grease cover. It is a superb knife and comes with an original M8A1 scabbard ( see page 68 item 329 in Stephen's book 'Fighting knives'). Used to great effect throughout WW1 as a 'Trench Mortar' this fuse is correctly stamped Z.s.u.m. The flag and it's large red coloured cotton, central roundel have nice stitched edging which is completely intact. Misc 772 This is quite a scarce 6.35mm / .25auto pistol the Czech [CZ] vz 45. 45 pistols began in the year 1945 and in the following year the MNO [Ministry of National Defense] ordered 11,000 of these modernised pistols not only for its own units, but also as personal sidearms, which could be obtained by officers and technical sergeants. 45 pistols is generally stamped upon the right side of the receiver over the triggerguard.
We have German, British and American packets in stock. Price includes UK postage A size 7 1/2 (61) Police issue Argus Riot Control Helmet, manufactured as the " Cromwell " by Helmets Ltd, England. It is a double action pistol with a single piece wrap round grip. The pistol was used as a personal sidearm by officers of the SNB [Sbor Narodni Bezpecnosti, or National Security Corps], members of CSD [Ceskoslovenske Statni Drahy, or Czechoslovakian State Railways] security, and was also used for many years by members of the Transportation Service Police [a division of Czechoslovakia Public Security (VB), the uniformed branch of police], who had the option of using a personal sidearm on duty, and who frequently preferred the CZ vz. Initially pistols were made at Strakonice then production was transferred to the primary branch of Ceske Zbrojovka at Uhersky Brod.
Made by hawker Siddeley the missile was steel bodied & 10.6 metres long. It is lacking side buckles and top elastic and has a sheepskin liner. The handle is stamped Robbins Dudley although hard to read. (See page 26 of British & Commonwealth Military Knifes by Ron Flook for this type of Knife) Price includes UK delivery. It has a "Betriebsschutz" arm badge (Operational Protection Police), a 3 medal bar, a gold Kampfsport chest medal and all its buttons. The matching cap has a white top, gold and enamel cap badge, cockade, green and silver strap. Original War Office Infantry Training Volume 1, Infantry Platoon Weapons Pamphlet No.9 part II on the 3.5inch Rocket Launcher dated 1953. Hamilton, published in 1901 by Longmans, Green and Co. Hart VD, published by the Midland Counties Herald Ltd. It consists of 389 pages, 3 colour plates, extracts from the Army List, Return of Officers, list of those serving in the Boer War together with casualties and several photographs. Being the history of the regiment, it contains all four coloured plates. The cover is edged with gold coloured stitching and small red silk tassles. The cover is clean and totally undamaged with all stitching intact.
The fuze is complete with all its electronic componants and measures 40 H, 46 L, 33 W. The 2 throat mikes are bakelite and marked, "Mi-4b, Ln. This knife was originally intended to have a knuckle bow which at some time has been carefully removed and has NOT been snapped off or damaged etc. This is an experimental white cork police helmet introduced for Traffic Officers in lancashire Constabulary in the 1950's when they had to perform point duty and so be more visible. This pamphlet covers tactical handling, assembling, stripping, care and cleaning, sightsetting, aiming, firing postions, loading and unloading, firing and action on misfire, handling and zeroing. It consists of 632 pages, 15 colour plates illustrated by Richard Simkin, and numerous black and white photographs and illustrations. Blue cloth covers with yellow spine, the front with gold embossed regimental badges. It has a blue and red cloth covers, the front with gold embossed regimental device. Published by Parker Furnivall & Parker of London 1848. An original WW2, USAAF, Pilot's seat cushion/ Parachute pad is available separatley on this web site.
This lot includes, Lothian & Borders, Somerset, Carlisle, Tayside, R. Glamorgan, Berks & Reading, Durham, Humberside, Cumbria, Herts & Corwall all 14 each inc. Manchester City Transport, British Rail both gilt & WM & brass, various prices. Dating from 1880 - 1901 and worn on the spiked Home Service Helmet. Limited Edition framed and glazed Print of an English Electric Lightning F2A of no 19 Squadron. A unique and extremely rare complete electronic fuze system from a British Blue Steel Air-to-Surface Strategic nuclear missile carried by Vulcan & Victor Bombers of the Royal Air Force. A huge roll of honour includes every soldier, sailor and airman from Leeds who died in the War. It has a label on the collar, "sg 56-1" and a pocket stamp of "Mdl. (somewhere in all those figures is the size) It has two epaullettes with 3 pips on and silver bullion braid with bright green piping. Nicely ink stamped inside with the makers name and large eagle and swastika. Each magazine is dated 1938, Waffenamped and made by the same maker "b Sw". The ricasso is also un-stamped, but there are a pair of intertwined 'S's' on top of the crossguard, a makers mark I don't know. Battle worn steel scabbard stamped "Waffenfabrik Mauser A. Fuzes, propelling charges and primers and demolition of ammunition to prevent enemy use. Consisting of 282 pages complete with illustrations and Roll of members of the Regiment from 1860 to 1892. Emblazoned in bold lettering at the top of the cover is 'U. AIR FORCES' and the bottom of the cover bears the lettering 'CRAIG FIELD, SELMA, ALA.' .
An original and superb condition Queen Victoria Crown, Blackened Brass, Other Ranks Helmet Plare of the 5th (Middlesex (West Middlesex) R. Each copy of Michael Rondot's Limited Edition, Lightning Thunder, is signed by 4 distinguished Lightning pilots: Group Captain Dave Seward AFC Group Captain Ed Durham Air Vice-Marshal John Howe CB CBE AFC, Air Marshal Sir John Nicholls KCB CBE DFC AFC. A very nice framed and glazed 30" x 22" print by Michael Turner, 1980 showing what I think are Bristol Beaufighters or Blenheims attacking German Shipping in WW2. Introduced to 617 Sqaudron in 1962 it had a range of 320 km. A brown leather winter issue Luftwaffe flying helmet model LKp W101 with stitched on twin throat microphones Mi-4b. Price includes UK delivery A rare style of WW1 Robbins of Dudley fighting knife with an alloy handle and steel Kris type blade with a total length of just over 11". It has the German type collar badges again with green piping. It has colour illustrations and consists of 60 pages, it is in excellent condition and the price includes Uk delivery. Blue cloth cover with gilt tooled title, this is in good clean condition. History of 1st Volunteer Battalion the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and its predecessors by Colonel Charles J. To the right of the cover is ' In Service for my Country and you'.
Complete with hinged plastic visor, all air hoile covers and has markings at the rear, BA, over, C. This is a rare opportunity to purchase an original packet of 25 inert drill pistol rounds / ammunition for the Tokarev semi auto pistol. A Portuguese M/968 Commando / Airborne 60mm mortar in its transit case with tool. Pistols made here are stamped on the left side as follows: ESK ZBROJOVKA - PRAHA. The price includes the deactivation certificate and UK delivery. 141 of the collectors guide to air pistols by Hillier's). Cast boldly in the Left side of the weapon's body is the manufacturer's legend and date of manufacture together with model number, calibre and serial number [ D2778] (illustrated). As a post 1939 Air Pistol the restrictions on delivery imposed by the Crime Reduction Bill apply. Sn 6155 This is a very good original condition WW2 , G.1.
Inside it has its moulded, padded liner with all chinstraps and cup. There are both brass cased ( 2 only boxes remain.) and lacquered steel cased rounds in mint condition in their original packets. they are size 17, for women 5' 9" to 5' 10", Waist 26" to 28" and hips 38" to 40". It consists of a 2 part screw together steel hollow cylinderical body which still contains its fragmentation sleeve now split into sections. Original WW2 US 75-mm Rifle M20 Field Manual dated 1948, this manual covers the 75-mm Rifle M20 and gives instruction on its mechanical training, the placing of the gun in action, marksmanship and firing techniques. The mortar is designed to be fired by holding in the hands in a vertical position whilst standing on the sturdy leather strap at the appropriate point as designated by the series of brass distance plaques. Forward of this was marked the traditional company emblem. ( Sn D 1037) A quality example of a fully working Predom (Model 170) .177" calibre Air Pistol made by Predom Lucznik, Poland in 1976. This is a great example of an increasingly scarce air pistol. Four pocket tunic dated 1941 to a Sergeant in the 3rd Infantry Division Artillery. D was made by the 'Superior Clothing Company' dated January 14th 1941 ( label illustrated) and is size 38L.
Meanwhile if you have any specific requirements please ask. This is a magnificent item, unique and specific to the 17th/21st lancers. This box contained 10 grenades and the propelling cartridges. The inside of the lid, illustrated, also has handling instructions. It is made from Brass with an alloy cap and has a time ring which indicates that it could be used between 7 and 25 seconds before detonation.