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WW2 Scottish 5th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers (KOSB) Soldier in Battledress Portrait Original B&W Photograph 52nd (Scottish Lowland) Division Combination plus proficiency badges

WW2 Scottish 5th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers (KOSB) Soldier in Battledress Portrait Original B&W Photograph 52nd (Scottish Lowland) Division Combination plus proficiency badges

A rare original image removed from frame and mounted on paper. Not able to see any name to the reverse. WW2 or immediately thereafter, the combination is a square / diamond(?) of tartan, 52nd (Scottish Lowland) Division two part formation sign, three arm of service strips below indicating the 5th Battalion. Further down his sleeve is his signaller's arm badge, an "SP" in laurel wreath and h...  read more

Code: 66748

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Essex Regiment (Territorial Battalion) Original Sepia Photograph Postcard

Essex Regiment (Territorial Battalion) Original Sepia Photograph Postcard

A fine original image of a Territorial officer, blank reverse but signs of having been glued into an album and removed. Regimental collar badge worn with a small 'T' below and regimental buttons. Presumably his rank was being worn on his cuff at this point. In very good condition.

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Code: 66555

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Antique Edwardian Colour Book Print of the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) by R Caton Woodville dated 1909, mounted

Antique Edwardian Colour Book Print of the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) by R Caton Woodville dated 1909, mounted

An original and attractive Edwardian pre WW1 coloured print of the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) Artillery Company and colour party of the Infantry Battalion. Print size circa 27.3cm (10 3/4 inches) tall by 20.5cm (8 1/6 inches) wide. Mount size circa 35.5cm by27cm (14 by 10.5 inches). Some light foxing to reverse of print otherwise front and mount in very good condition.

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Code: 62984

40.00 GBP

In Memoriam Printed Card for the Loss of the British Airship R101 - includes Roll of Honour

In Memoriam Printed Card for the Loss of the British Airship R101 - includes Roll of Honour

The R101 airship crashed in France during its maiden overseas voyage on 5 October 1930, killing 48 of the 54 people on board. Curiously, the memoriam card states only 47 killed, including crew and passengers. The killed included Lord Thomson, Air Minister and Sir Sefton Brancker, Air Vice Marshal of the RAF. A poignant and scarce reminder of this tragedy which put paid to British airship deve...  read more

Code: 66457

45.00 GBP

2nd Anglo-Boer War Silver Leaves Art Card - To My Dear Sister

2nd Anglo-Boer War Silver Leaves Art Card - To My Dear Sister

Everlasting Silver Leaves From Table Mountain Cape Town South Africa. The silvered leaves are in good condition, with a stamped ink picture of South Africa's national flower, The King Protea. In good overall condition and scarce. "Everlasting" real leaves, certainly still good after 120 years! Rare in this condition. There is also a sepia photo of 5th Royal Lancers charge at Elandslaagte. Th...  read more

Code: 66456

40.00 GBP

Boer War Patriotic Art Postcard - Lord Roberts & Kitchener - Tuck Series No 840

Boer War Patriotic Art Postcard - Lord Roberts & Kitchener - Tuck Series No 840

Postally unused but a small mark to reverse otherwise in good clean undamaged condition.

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Code: 66395

12.00 GBP

Boer War Memorial Coloured Postcard - Carter's Ridge Memorial 1899 (Siege of Kimberley)

Boer War Memorial Coloured Postcard - Carter's Ridge Memorial 1899 (Siege of Kimberley)

A postally unused postcard in very good condition from the Edwardian era (c1907) - the panel with those who fell at this action is just about legible with an eyeglass despite my photo of it.

The memorial cairn commemorates the officers and soldiers killed during the second battle of Carter's Ridge in November 1899 during the Siege of Kimberley, Cape Colony (modern South Africa)...  read more

Code: 66394

15.00 GBP

Late President Kruger Boer War Leader Original Black & White Postcard - In his own Kingdom

Late President Kruger Boer War Leader Original Black & White Postcard - In his own Kingdom

A satirical postcard depicting the former leader of the South African Republics during the 2nd Boer War in exile. In good unused condition, very slight age foxing.

To avoid capture, Kruger and his family and aides escaped to the Portuguese territory of Mozambique and then went to Europe by boat. He took with him the Transvaal's gold reserves and their whereabouts are still unkno...  read more

Code: 64318

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Original Photograph of Raffles Hotel Singapore, 1945

Original Photograph of Raffles Hotel Singapore, 1945

Original black and white photograph (this is not a postcard and has been removed from album containing a collection of WW2 RN photographs). This famous Singapore landmark seems to have faired well after it had been in the hands of the Japanese as it was their HQ (despite the grenade party described below). There is a British Army truck to bottom right of the photo. Vintage cars parked to th...  read more

Code: 52272

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'Ike'  - American General Eisenhower reviews a smart looking British army regular battalion

'Ike' - American General Eisenhower reviews a smart looking British army regular battalion

Top brass (RAF ) accompany American General Dwight D. ( Ike ) Eisenhower as he inspects a fine looking body of troops. Not sure which regiment. Post WW2 photo / postcard with blank reverse. In very good condition. Pre 1953. Later the 34th President of the USA.

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Code: 61466

10.00 GBP