US CIVIL WAR REMINGTON PISTOL.
A most magnificent condition Remington new model army percussion revolver 1858 model. This revolver has 98% of its original bluing remaining, the wood grip have a single nice deep US inspectors mark with a few minor abrasions , the revolver 6 shot action in perfect working order, good crisp action to the hammer and trigger. The Remington Arms Company New York markings to the flat section on ... read more
BRITISH PRE WWI SOMERSET YEOMANRY OFFICERS TUNIC AND BREECHES.
An all blue long sleeve tunic with two upper patch pockets without flaps, two lower pockets internal style, again without pocket flaps. A very dark blue colour, white collar, breeches with twin white stripes. The shoulder boards are of the chain variety with two officers ranks pips to each board. All of the buttons complete to the tunic are of the Somerset Yeomanry Cavalry. Some slight spotting... read more
PRUSSIAN 1869 PICKELHAUBE, HANOVARIAN INFANTRY REGIMENT NO.74.
A pickelhaube worn in the Franco/Prussian War, a scarce model in good condition, unit stamped on the rear peak ‘J.R.74 FB’ (Fusilier Battalion). The larger early Prussian eagle brass helmet plate, brass chin scales secured by steel screw bolts with its very scarce original wood painted cockade. Black leather 9 tongued liner all complete with its original drawstring. The helmet fittings have be... read more
AMERICAN CIVIL WAR COLT ARMY 6 SHOT .44 PERCUSSION PISTOL.
A nice condition 1861 Army Colt, the most prevalent of all the handguns used by the Union Forces in the Civil War. Action excellent, both on full cock and half cock. Some slight traces of cylinder engraving remaining, the depth of the engraving on the cylinders of the Colt pistols was always very thin, the patent number is still visible to the cylinder. Matched numbers ‘43724’ to the barrel, br... read more
ENGLISH 21ST LANCERS OFFICERS LANCE CAP.
Out of all the british Lancer regiments the one that was in the existence the shortest was 21st Lancers. Raised in 1858 and amalgamated with the 17th Lancers in 1922 to form the 17th 21st Lancers. The most famous engagement of this regiment was the battle of Omdurman in the Sudan where Winston Churchill, then an officer of the 4th Hussars, rode with the unit in The Charge of Omdurman. This magn... read more
PRE WWI ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OFFICERS BONNET.
A lovely condition Ostrich feather officers bonnet that once belonged to John C.Heys Thompson who was a Lieutenant 4th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers 1900. Medals include the South African War 1901, Queen South Africa Medal 2 class, consequently 7th Dragoon Guards 2nd Lieutenant, July 1903 4th Extra Reserve Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders serving with the 2nd Battalion, Captain 2nd ... read more
BRITISH 17TH LANCERS ENLISTED RANKS LANCE CAP.
A good clean example of a Victorian crowned 17th Lancers chapska. The skull in excellent undamaged, slightly crazed overall to the finish of the body. Complete with its undamaged white mortarboard top, some mild cracking to the edge of the mortarboard top. The white ribbed sides only showing very minor moth nips. The blue and yellow lace that surrounds the base of the mortarboard sides has fad... read more
BRITISH FOUL WEATHER HUSSAR BUSBY.
We have had literally hundreds of items of British military headdress for the Victorian period in the past 45 years but never a foul weather Hussar Busby. The Busby produced in oilskin with gilt lace around the crown, its button also covered in oilskin to the front of the helmet. To the interior its original leather liner and inner silk all in place, the silk has lost colour, there is also the ... read more