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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

BRITISH VICTORIAN 17TH LANCERS ENLISTED MAN’S COMPLETE UNIFORM.

BRITISH VICTORIAN 17TH LANCERS ENLISTED MAN’S COMPLETE UNIFORM.

A good uniform of an enlisted cavalry man from the famous 17th Lancers, their fame is traced back to the charge of the light Brigade in the Crimea of which the Regiment was part of the charge. A late Victorian enlisted man’s Lance cap With all battle honours up to South Africa 1878, no moth damage to the ribbed white wool sides of the mortar board top, yellow and blue pom-pom, white horsehair p...  read more

Code: 89395

Reserved

VICTORIAN BRITISH HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT HOME SERVICE HELMET.

VICTORIAN BRITISH HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT HOME SERVICE HELMET.

A very good example of the late Victorian home service officers helmet for the Hampshire Regiment. The main body of the helmet constructed product of of cork, and covered in four panels of very fine blue Melton wool cloth. This example has one minor moth nip to the rear of the helmet, the nap to the cloth is good overall. The gilt is excellent, Kings crown to the front plate indicating of use b...  read more

Code: 89450

Reserved

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

US CIVIL WAR COLT MODEL 1851 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER.

US CIVIL WAR COLT MODEL 1851 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER.

A good service used example of the Colt model 1851 navy revolver, serial number 181796 which dates it to early 1865. The gun is in fully functional order and holds in both half and full cock, it has all of its original nipples and matching numbers, except the wedge, which is a Confederate replacement and the front site is period replaced with a silver blade. The underside of the brass grip is ...  read more

Code: 89057

Reserved

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