FREDERICK THE GREAT COMMEMORATIVE TOBACCO BOX.
A very interesting 18th century German brass and copper oblong tobacco box, measuring 6' x 1 ' the hinge lid is embossed with a three quarter length crowned portrait of the famous German leader Frederick The Great, in a panel surmounted by an eagle and a Latin motto 'Pro Gloria Et Patria' and below the image 'Fredericus Magnus Borussorum Rex', the base embossed with crown 'FR' cipher above the... read more
ENGLISH BELL TOP SHAKO 11th FOOT.
An extremely rare bell top shako worn by an officer of the 11th Foot the Devonshire Regiment. The ball top shako was standard officers headwear from 1829 to 1844, the large 10½ inch circumference crown, the helmet is constructed in pressed felt with leather crown, leather peak, which is slightly loose where stitching has partly rotted, which holds the peak to the main body, pressed felt sides, ... read more
BRITISH PRE WWI ROYAL SCOTS ENLISTED RANKS GLENGARRY.
A lovely condition very late Victorian Glengarry cap worn by an enlisted man in the Royal Scots, complete with its tails. The interior has its original maker’s label ‘Thistle’ with paper size label ‘6 ¾’. No extra holes indicating that no other badge has ever been applied. This is a late Victorian cap indicated by the fact that it does not have the dicing introduced later. read more
FRENCH CHASSEPOT BAYONET.
Late Victorian French chassepot bayonet, good blade, no markings on the flat section at the top end of the blade. Subdued brass hilt with its rifle retaining button working. Complete with its scabbard, which has no dents, some rust bleed to the finish. read more
U.S. 1866 WINCHESTER MUSKET.
A very nice example of the military musket version of the 1866 brass framed repeating carbine. The model 66 was produced in three models, the cavalry carbine, the military musket and the hunting rifle, the hunting rifle differs from the other two in having an octagonal barrel, the other two have round barrels. Many of the military muskets were ordered from overseas countries this example produc... read more
QUEEN'S OWN STAFFORDSHIRE YEOMANRY CAVALRY POUCH.
A most beautiful silver embroidered pouch in the finest quality, the Staffordshire knot embroidered on a dark blue close to black velvet base, the silver lace surrounding the edge of the pouch is immaculate with its pouch box below and both silver coloured suspension rings attached. The Staffordshire knot is surmounted by a huge Victorian crown. read more
A very attractive piece of probably ladies jewellery in the form of a miniature kindjal. The kindjal can be drawn from its scabbard and has some impressed silver markings. Beautiful niello work surmounted by a crescent and star and long suspension chain. read more