Pre 1914

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HERTFORDSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS HELMET PLATE.

HERTFORDSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS HELMET PLATE.

A nice condition helmet plate for the Hertfordshire Rifle Volunteers blue cloth helmet. Standard gilded officers back plate with the Hart of Hertfordshire in a white metal overlay. Both fitting lugs remaining to the reverse side. Some black paint loss to the star.  read more

Code: 90915

115.00 GBP

BRITISH BOER WAR FIELD SURGEON'S INSTRUMENT CASE.

BRITISH BOER WAR FIELD SURGEON'S INSTRUMENT CASE.

A very nice brass banded mahogany carrying case for a military field surgeon's kit measuring 45 x 17cm. Oval disc to the lid, brass disc reads'Surgeon instruments' broad arrow marked, date '1901'. The upper inner lid is lined in purple velvet. A maker's label of 'Evans & Wormull 31 Stamford Street, Blackfriars, London'. The base has three surgeons knives only. All remainder of instruments missing.  read more

Code: 90919

140.00 GBP

BRITISH SCOTTISH REGIMENTAL COLOURS BOOK.

BRITISH SCOTTISH REGIMENTAL COLOURS BOOK.

A very nice work published in 1885 individually numbered 100, unfortunately we are not aware of how many were printed of this fascinating large format hard bound work measuring 29 x 39cm, which contains 150 pages of text and line drawings relating to the regimental colours of Scottish regiments. 28 plates all in hand applied colour. Each regiment has its history included with the flags in full ...  read more

Code: 90851

225.00 GBP

RUSSIAN WWI DRAGOON TROOPERS PATTERN 1881/1908 SHASHKA.

RUSSIAN WWI DRAGOON TROOPERS PATTERN 1881/1908 SHASHKA.

32 inch blade retaining almost all its original factory bright finish. Ordnance acceptance stamps at the top of the blade on both sides and dated ‘1918’ being the very last year of Czarist production, with a socket bayonet for the pattern 1891 Nagant rifle on one of the scabbard sides. The bayonet also with Czarist Russian stamps. In its black leather covered wood scabbard with brass fittings,...  read more

Code: 90771

950.00 GBP

BRITISH EXPLORERS KNIFE PRE WWI

BRITISH EXPLORERS KNIFE PRE WWI

A superb example produced by the well known Company of Thornhill of London who have a history going back to 1734. This superb knife measuring 32cm in length with a 19cm blade, the blade in original form has been polished with a clear 'VR' over 'Thornhill, London'. Attached to the steel tang is the most beautiful black chequered horn grip, straight steel cross guard, fitted into its original lea...  read more

Code: 90559

695.00 GBP

MILITARY FASHION BY JOHN MOLLO.

MILITARY FASHION BY JOHN MOLLO.

An excellent 1972 work, 240 pages of how military uniforms follow forms of fashion. The work begins in the 17th century and works its way through the four centuries of how various countries follow the fashions of other countries in styles of military uniforms. Excellent in-depth informative text coupled with many colour plates of military headdress and uniforms beginning with the mitre cap ( he...  read more

Code: 89894

20.00 GBP

BRITISH VICTORIAN CAMERONIANS THE SCOTTISH RIFLES SHAKO .

BRITISH VICTORIAN CAMERONIANS THE SCOTTISH RIFLES SHAKO .

A nice clean example of an enlisted man’s last pattern shako. Two very small moth nips to the main body, good dark green colour with its blackened Cameronians strung bugle horn enlisted ranks badge, green short plume, the light tan leather sweatband all in place with one tear and slightly loose for a short distance from the main body. With its rare delicate leather chinstrap.  read more

Code: 90564

650.00 GBP

SHARPS FIREARMS BY FRANK SELLERS.

SHARPS FIREARMS BY FRANK SELLERS.

345 pages of top quality information, photographs of all the variation of weapons and cartridges produced by the Sharps Firearms Company from 1849 onwards. Complete with its dust cover, which is torn but it is complete. Published 1978, this printed 1988.  read more

Code: 89281

75.00 GBP

ANTIQUE FIREARMS BY FREDERICK WILKINSON

ANTIQUE FIREARMS BY FREDERICK WILKINSON

With its original fly leaf cover. Published 1979. 264 pages of mainly black and white photographs but with some colour images. Fantastic in-depth written detail of some of the most famous hand and long guns from early firearms to 1900.  read more

Code: 89282

10.00 GBP

BRITISH VICTORIAN LANCER OFFICERS HELMET OF THE 9th LANCERS.

BRITISH VICTORIAN LANCER OFFICERS HELMET OF THE 9th LANCERS.

A magnificent condition 9th Lancer officers’ helmet, 1902 to 1910 style crown. the gilt to all the fittings mint bright, The rabbit skin main body perfect, slight crazing to the leather of the morter board top, the ribbed black sides to the morter top without any moth damage, the chin chain is the unique roped ring style only worn by the 9th Lancers. To the interior the grained Morocco mid tan ...  read more

Code: 88956

3650.00 GBP