Scarce Post War 1948 Original Large National Savings Poster
Thin paper typical of austerity of post war, with some minor tears. Some creases which will press out if framed. For comparison I have included a normal size postcard, to give you an idea of its size(this is not included). It depicts uniforms of the army, with the strap line "They are serve who save" - you did not have to be in uniform to serve your country. Very colourful and attractive. Will ... read more
Early Victorian Mercantile Marine Masters Certificate in its origional Matched Leather Case dated 1857
An original numbered vellum certificate issued to William Pearce born in Milor in Cornwall in 1814, but dated 1857, issued by the Board of Trade and stating he had 23 years in the Mercantile Marine including achieving the rank of Master.
It is in its original leather case which is attractively embossed with the figure if Britannia under a large Victorian crown and the garter bear... read more
BTS British Army Boys Technical School Brass Shoulder Title
Scarce title, two original hexagonal lugs to the reverse. Some service wear otherwise in very good condition. Circa 1920s onwards.
Now known as the Army Apprentices College.
Westlake No 1618 refers.
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WW1 German and Austrian Axis Patriotic WW1 Enamel Pin Brooch Badge
Circa 24mm in diameter. Fully functional pin fitting to the reverse.
Red, white, black green and yellow enamels surrounding a central white metal device which bears the profiles of the Kaiser and Franz Joseph showing the unity between Germany and Austria. Circa 1914. A fairly large shave off the enamel in one white enamel panel otherwise in good overall condition.
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WW2 Home Front - Darby and Joan Club W.V.S. Enamel Pin Badge
Enamel in good condition with no damage. Original pin and c clasp. Maker on reverse is Vaughton's Limited, Birmingham. Minor surface wear. Circa 24mm in diameter.
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QONR - Queen 's Own Nigeria Regiment Blackened Brass Shoulder Title, 1956 - 1960
Scarce brass shoulder title, only worn from the formation of the unit in 1956 until Independence in 1960. Originally blackened, most of the black finish is now absent, with two original lugs to the reverse. Scarce.
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Grenadier Guards Grenade Brass Cap Badge Long slider ( clipped) - 16 flames
Unusual16 flames pattern with slider with original and long slider which has been clipped / squared off towards its end. In good condition.
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WW1 Original and unique Ink and Watercolour Patriotic Art postcard - Has Anyone Seen A German Band!
A naive but amusing comic patriotic postcard. Most likely the only one of its type, drawn and painted by an unknown person on pre printed postcard. Postally unused, but pen comments to reverse.
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Victorian Kings Shropshire Light Infantry ( KSLI ) Pair of Facing Brass Metal Other Rank's Collar Badges, 1881 - 1887
A facing pair of die struck brass metal collar badges with two original lugs to the reverse of each. Not an exact match on account of a colour variation, one is more bronzy in colour, but in all other respects a good match. According to the Museum, as cited by Churchill, they were unpopular with the Regiment and only worn for one year, 1881 - 1882, even though the pattern that replaced them was... read more
Georgian Warwickshire Yeomanry Small Coatee Button - Excavated Condition
Small button, now missing shank, metal dectecting find. Circa 15.5mm in diameter. Darkened from being in soil, but details still clear. Possibly other units would fit the bill, but certainly a yeomanry item from circa 1793 - 1820.
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