South African Boer War Veterans Enamel and Gilt Lapel Old Comrades (OCA ) Badge
Worn by veterans of the 1899 - 1902, 2nd Boer War with original horse shoe fitting for wearing in the lapel. Enamel undamaged and gilt bright. Maker marked Fenwick (feint stamping) / Birm ( Birmingham ) to rear. Circa 23mm in diameter. Slight wear to gilt otherwise in very good condition.
Patriotic Boer War Peace Art Postcard - Tuck & Sons
Postally unused. Embossed design, some creasing to centre card of card, blank reverse. Repeats offical messages from Kitchener and the King on the news of Boer surrender in 1902.
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Boer War Tuck & Sons Art Postcard - General Clements vignette
Postally used, some staining and wear/creasing, but reasonable condition for having been through the postal system.
Major-General RAP Clements, commanded the 12th Brigade, in 2nd Boer War / South African War, 1899 - 1902.
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Anglo Boer War The Gentleman in Khaki Celluloid Figure
A scarce item, no damage to figure. Slight paint loss to black painted wooden stand which started life as a bobbin. figure is the same size as the 1/32 scale plastic figures. They came mounted on a variety of objects. Scarce.
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Anglo Boer War The Handy Man Celluloid Letter Opener
A scarce item, circa 21.5cm long. No damage. The Royal Navy 's answer to the imagery of the Army's A Gentleman in Kharki. False ivorine in look, these celluloid plastic figures were the forerunner of all those Airfix soldiers we used to collect (and it also looks to be 1:32 scale)! They came mounted on a variety of useful household items such as a tot measure, bell, bottle cork, pin cushi... read more
A Gentleman in Khaki Vintage Boer War Brass Trivet
A rare item to find, in brass and 22cm long and good used condition, with signs of polishing. Its one defect is a single and small old edge split in the brass near gun butt that has not gone through and the structure is still strong (see photo).
Originally used for standing hot irons on, this would now look good mounted on a wall for display.
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Extremely scarce Boer War souvenir of The Absent-Minded Beggar: Silk Souvenir Booklet 1899 - 1900
Printed in green ink, with a portrait of Kipling on the cover in brown ink. Ca. 1899. 5pp., folio (20 X 30.5 cm). "Presented by Mrs. Langtry (Lillie Langtry was the former mistress of the soon to be King Edward VII) on the occasion of the 100th performance of the 'Degenerates' at the Garrick Theatre.
For permission to use Kipling's poem, Mrs Langtry made to the 'Daily Mail' a con... read more
Boer War - Success to New Zealand Rough Riders Fund Raising Medallion
A small unmarked silver medallion, circa 22mm in diameter, with small ring for attachment. Silver toned, a few small edge bruises otherwise in very good condition. Rare.
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Boer War Vintage Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own) Embroidered White on Scarlet Felt Cloth Shoulder Title / Pagri Badge
Scarce early pre WW1 pattern white on red embroidered shoulder title / foreign service helmet pagri badge as worn during the Boer War, hessian backed and with " W. D. / 5 " stamp in black ink to the reverse. The title " Middlesex " on a scarlet ground. Circa 9 x 7.5 cms. Colour bright, some slight moth grazes and a few nips to edges otherwise in very good condition.
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South African Boer War Period IBC Indian Bearer Company Brass Shoulder Title
A scarce Boer War Hand Made Shoulder Title, Indian Bearer Corps, Mahatma Gandhi's unit! Brass, with 2 folded over pierced tangs.
At the onset of the South African War, Gandhi argued that Indians must support the war effort in order to legitimize their claims to full citizenship, organizing a volunteer ambulance corps of 300 free Indians and 800 indentured labourers called the I... read more