Original WW1 & pre WW1 British Militaria

(Code: 1306)
£ 595.00($ 784.92)
Brodie helmet and other items to Colonel Blair Aide De Camp to King George V Brodie helmet and personal Effects Of Colonel Frederick Gordon Blair Aide De Camp To King George VFrederick Gordon Blair was born on 11 November 1852 the son of Captain W F Blair R.N. of Blair, Dalry, Ayrshire,Scotland. He was educated at Harrow School (The Grove) from Easter 1867 to Easter 1868. Blair was commissioned as a Sub Lieutenant in the 14th (King’s) Hussars on 26 March 1873. He transferred to the 16th Lancers in 1874.He joined the Ayrshire Yeomanry in 1870 before joining 14th Hussars in 1873 with whom he went to India then served in the 16th Lancers from 1874-81 then joining the Leicestershire Yeomanry in 1881 and became commandant in 1895-1905.He was commander of 4th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry during the 2nd Boer War 1899-1902 and was mentioned in dispatches.In 1902 a party was sent to London to represent the regiment at the coronation of Edward VII. On this occasion, Colonel Blair, riding abreast with other officers of the Militia and Volunteers, had the honour of representing the entire yeomanry force in the King's procession from Buckingham palace. In 1906, he became the regiments third Honorary Colonel after the death of Colonel Baillie.In 1914 Colonel Blair became Aide de Camp to King George V serving until 1920.The collection comprises1. Brodie helmet complete with strap and liner (the liner is a little loose to one side) Liner has the red Brodie maker stamp.2. Brodie helmet leather carry case a very rare item.3. Two personal effects bags one leather with his initials F.G.B. to front. The other a leather and canvas bag.4. His personal Kodak 'Vest Pocket Camera' with leather case in excellent condition.5. Sam Browne belt with cross strap.6. Leather knife sheath for attaching to belt.7. A pair of black leather riding boots with stirrups attached, made by Maxwell.Stirrups also stamped Maxwell. Inside of boots are stamped in gilt lettering 'MAXWELL, BY APPOINTMENT TO H.M. THE KING, H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES, H.M. THE KING OF PORTUGAL, H.M. THE KING OF SPAIN, DOVER ST PICCADILLY'8. A pair of brown knee high boots for wear with his uniform. Inside boots are period wooden boot trees maker marked 'Geoha' and size stamp 7-8. The brown boots are in excellent condition. Inside are stamped with maker 'MAXWELL, DOVER ST,PICCADILLY,LONDON.9. Rope riding crop.10. Unidentified leather accoutrement which we believe to be riding equipment, a large leather strap with buckles.11. Unidentified leather accoutrement which we believe to be riding equipment, a leather covered canister with lead lid.12. Unidentified leather accoutrement which we believe to be riding equipment, a triangular brown leather case with belt attachment.Also included is the auction catalogue from 2012 from the sale of the Blair estate, Blair House, Scotland which includes an illustration of Colonel Blair. Everything is in very good condition, although the liner of the Brodie helmet has become detached and the chin strap is quite fragile.
(Code: 1828)
£ 495.00($ 653.00)
WW1 British Machine Gun Periscope No31Very rare periscope made for enabling the firing of a machine gun from the safety of a trench.Developed from the earlier Type 30.Brass made with cross hair sights.Maker stamped 'Periscope 31 A.Kershaw & Son Ltd Leeds 1918  No 221.War Department stamp is present.

V.G.C.
(Code: 2143)
£ 495.00($ 653.00)
WW1 Scottish Private Purchase Seaforth Highlanders Kilt private purchase regimental kilt of the Seaforth Highlanders.Complete with all metal buttons which are maker marked Dugald Maclachlan Oban. Correct course material which is in very good condition despite it's age with no mothing which is usually found on these type of kilts.

V.G.C.

(Code: 2714)
£ 330.00($ 435.34)
British Q.S.A. & K.S.A. Pair With Clasps1966 PTE J.HALL ,KOSB. His Queen's South Africa has Transvaal,Orange Free State and Cape Colony bars.His King's South Africa has 1901,1902 South Africa bars.

V.G.C.

(Code: 2835)
£ 195.00($ 257.24)
British Scottish Rifles Q.S.A. Medal6964 PTE D HANCOX, SCOTTISH RIFLES. Five bars comprising 'South Africa 1902,South Africa 1901,Transvaal,Orange Free State,Cape Colony

V.G.C.

(Code: 2869)
£ 185.00($ 244.05)
WW1 Napoleon China BustArcadian China Stoke On Trent. Approx 5'' tall. Sheffield crest to front and Arcadian stamps to base.

V.G.C.
(Code: 2287)
£ 165.00($ 217.67)
British Royal Scots Q.S.A. Medal2222 PTE J. WELSH, ROYAL SCOTS. 'BELFAST,ORANGE FREE STATE,CAPE COLONY' BARS

V.G.C.

(Code: 1626)
£ 150.00($ 197.88)
WW1 Admiral Sir John Jellicoe Porcelain BustMaker stamped to rear 'W.C. LAWTON SCULPT,COPYRIGHT 23 SEPT 1918'.Approx 7'' tall

V.G.C.

(Code: 2726)
£ 125.00($ 164.90)
London Scottish Officers Cap BadgeSilver marked.

V.G.C.
(Code: 1917)
£ 115.00($ 151.71)
Pre WW2 British Fife & Forfar Yeomanry Tunic Dated April 1931.Owners name Spencer Havin to inside label including makers name 'Wm Anderson & Sons Edinburgh & Glasgow

V.G.C.
(Code: 2142)
£ 115.00($ 151.71)
Victorian British Cameron Highlanders/A.S.C. Desk OrnamentSilver hallmarked.Inscribed with 'Presented To The Officers Mess,2nd Cameron Highlanders by Lieut A.W. McDonald On Promotion June 1896'. To the front is an A.S.C. Cap badge,we are unsure as to the reasoning behind this.

V.G.C.

(Code: 2845)
£ 115.00($ 151.71)
British K.S.A. Medal  5867 SERJT A.HARWOOD, HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY. 1901,1902 SOUTH AFRICA BARS

V.G.C.

(Code: 903)
£ 110.00($ 145.11)
WW1 British Bullet Pencil From Princess Mary Tin3'' length.Brass casing with Princess Mary cypher and lead pencil contained within bullet casing.Was originally contained in the Princess Mary tin that was given to British soldiers

V.G.C.
(Code: 1211)
£ 95.00($ 125.32)
WW1 British Lord Kitchener Porcelain Bust WW1 Commemorative Glazed bust approx 3 inches tall.City Of Canterbury crest to front and Kitchener details to reverse.Base stamped 'GRATTON CHINA B.A.J. & SONS ENGLAND' and 'MADE FOR S.A. GRINDER ST GEORGES ST CANTERBURY.'

V.G.C.

(Code: 1235)
£ 95.00($ 125.32)
Pre WW2 British Officers Mess Dress and TrousersUnidentified green faced mess dress with white piping, named to a Lt to inside pocket label, however unable to make out name.Complete with trousers.

V.G.C. 
(Code: 821)
£ 95.00($ 125.32)
British Duke Of  Wellington 1852 Commemorative MedallionDuke of Wellington Commemorative medallion struck by John Pinches London 1852.Commemorates the life of  Wellington. A relief portrait of The Duke to the obverse. To  reverse are the words 'Britannia Mourns Her Hero Now At Rest' and dates of birth and death, along with flags and urn and Britannia in mourning with a lion and angel lying and kneeling in reverence.Case in good condition.
(Code: 2561)
£ 65.00($ 85.75)
WW1 British Victory & War Medal Pair65718 CPL .J. CLARKE, R.W.F.

V.G.C.
(Code: 2638)
£ 65.00($ 85.75)
Victorian British Army Brass Flag Pole CupBrass cup with prong attached for fitting flag bearers bandolier.Front of cup has Victorian General Service Badge

V.G.C.

(Code: 1122)
£ 60.00($ 79.15)
WW1 British Victory & War Medal Pair201174 PTE L RAWNSLEY. W RIDING REGT
(Code: 2107)
£ 60.00($ 79.15)
WW1 British Victory & War Medal Pair21252 PTE A. HEATH K.S.L.I

V.G.C.

(Code: 2899)
£ 60.00($ 79.15)
War With The Boers by H.Brown volumes 1-4, volume 5 missing.

V.G.C.


(Code: 1821)
£ 50.00($ 65.96)
WW1British Victory & War Medal PairDA 5100 DK.HD. A.J. SUTTON, R.N.R.
(Code: 1029)
£ 45.00($ 59.36)
 British Sailors Society Commemorative MedalCommemorative medal issued in 1915 and commemorating 110th anniversary of The Battle Of Trafalgar and 100th anniversary of Battle Of Waterloo.Inscribed with 'Duty 1915 Honour' and bordered with the WW1 allied nations.Made from copper from Nelsons flagship HMS Victory

V.G.C.

(Code: 1784)
£ 45.00($ 59.36)
WW1 British Soldier Glass Framed PhotographPeriod glass framed photo of Royal Engineers Soldier mounted on wooden backing with hanging chain.13'' X 9''

V.G.C.

(Code: 2269)
£ 45.00($ 59.36)
WW1 British Tank China OrnamentChina ornament of British tank during WWI .5'' in Length.Top of tank has the crest of the Parish of Aspatria,Cumbria.Base has serial number and maker stamp with 'A&S ,STOKE ON TRENT, ARCADIAN CHINA'.  

V.G.C.

(Code: 2729)
£ 45.00($ 59.36)
WW1 British Hand Grenade China OrnamentPorcelain china grenade.Has Wallsall coat of arms crested to side.Base stamped 'Arcadian China' and 'Model Of Mills Hand Grenade' and serial number

V.G.C.

(Code: 1705)
£ 35.00($ 46.17)
WW1 British War Medal26890 PTE A.POWELL,Royal Warwickshire Regiment

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(Code: 1891)
£ 35.00($ 46.17)
Duke Of York 1893 Commemorative Marriage MedalCommemorates the marriage of HRH George Duke Of York to Princess Victoria Of Teck July 6th 1893

V.G.C.
(Code: 2732)
£ 35.00($ 46.17)
WW1 British War Medal032015 PTE G.T. CROSS A.O.C.

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(Code: 1699)
£ 30.00($ 39.58)
WW1 British Victory Medal4062 L-NK BAHADUR SINGH 2-107 PIONEERS

G.C.

(Code: 652)
£ 30.00($ 39.58)
WW1 Royal Scots Fusiliers Shoulder TitlesPair brass shoulder titles

V.G.C.

(Code: 694)
£ 30.00($ 39.58)
WW1 British War MedalL/2 7501 H.V. Pitman, O TEL RNVR

G.C.

(Code: 2100)
£ 28.00($ 36.94)
WW1 British '1916 On War Service' BadgeBrass badge numbered and maker marked 'J.A. WYLIE & CO LONDON'

V.G.C.

(Code: 2580)
£ 28.00($ 36.94)
WW1 British Lusitania MedalV.G.C.
(Code: 1628)
£ 25.00($ 32.98)
WW1 British Victory MedalK.3120 G.T. WOOD, S.P.O. R.N.

G.C.
(Code: 1827)
£ 25.00($ 32.98)
WW1 British Victory Medal37832 PTE E.G. DETONE SCOTTISH RIFLES

V.G.C.

(Code: 1929)
£ 25.00($ 32.98)
WW1 British War Medal159249 E.H. RODDA, C.P.O. R.N.

With Photocopied National Archives Information

(Code: 2173)
£ 25.00($ 32.98)
WW1 British Victory MedalJ 2642 W.H. HOLLINGDALE A.B. R.N.
(Code: 2577)
£ 25.00($ 32.98)
WW1 British Victory Medal296857 T.C. MERCER, L.STO, R.N.
(Code: 665)
£ 25.00($ 32.98)
WW1 British Victory Medal18633 PTE J.M. STOBIE, R.SCOTS FUS

V.G.C.

(Code: 1464)
£ 25.00($ 32.98)
WW1 British Victory Medal175804 PTE G. VIDLER,LABOUR CORPS
(Code: 1049)
£ 22.00($ 29.02)
WWI British War MedalNamed to William Johnstone Merchant Navy

V.G.C

(Code: 1769)
£ 12.00($ 15.83)
WW1 Canadian Light Horse Shoulder TitleSingle brass shoulder title

V.G.C.

(Code: 608)
£ 8.00($ 10.55)
WW1 British On War Service 1914 Enamelled BadgeWith half moon button hole fixing and maker marked Arthur Fenwick Ltd. Birmingham.Serial numbered on the back.Some have a tiny chip to the enamel or small blemish.We will always send the best example available.

Price each

G.C.
(Code: 2773)
£ 5.00($ 6.60)
WW2 Era British The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company Button Maker marked 'Pirmins London'
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