Very rare ARG 1 Celestial Computer used for extremely accurate navigational readings by the Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine particularly the U-Boat arm.The body is aluminium and bakelite construction with glass screen that is illuminated when plugged in.There is an azimuth with microscope eyepiece and cross hairs. To front of instrument around glass are four information plates in luminous yellow.Reverse has switch with words 'Dunkel Aus Hell'(Dark From Light). Connecting wire included and wooden storage box in good condition with all parts intact and original information labels included.
A rare item.
Case in excellent condition and stamp date 1942 and maker/waffenampt stamps.Metal closure stamp is maker stamped.All stitching to case intact.Binoculars are stamped in white 'BRIGADIER M.P. BOGERT' obviously captured during campaign. .Maker stamp beh KF Dienstglas 10x50 388801.Tongue leather on binos stamped beh 1941.Optics are good..
Brigadier Bogert commanded West Nova Scotia Regt 1942-43 in the Canadian Infantry attached to the British Army in Italy Monte Cassino and Anzio.Also Greece.Awarded DSO for service at Jelsi in Italy,Order Of Valour from Greece and Legion Of Merit for service in Korea as well as MBE and CBE.
The case has Enclosure tags for Horse Racing from the 1960's at Sandown and Epsom.
A miniature suit of Japanese Samurai armour which measures approximately 15 inches in height and 14 inches in width. It is made from metal and held together with lace. The helmet is also metal with brass fittings and features what appears to be small spikes covering the crown of the helmet, these appear to be made from clay and some have snapped off, complete with modern wooden stand. Brought back by a British officer who served in Japan where he was stationed in 1946 as part of the British Occupation Force.
Original 1930's horse and figure by Lineol .Horse in good condition with most paint intact and just a crack to front right leg.This is quite stable and not likely to deteriorate.Mussolini figure is excellent condition with nearly all paint intact .Base of horse is marked 'LINEOL GERMANY'
Plaque commemorating the Orientation trip by Motor Group Westmark on 27-28 August 1938 to the Taunus mountain region in Hesse .
One of the smaller enamel shields is missing in bottom right corner.Maker stamped to back 'ADAM DONNER, ELBERFELD'
Brass buckle with nickel centre and rarer sunwheel swastika .Interesting variant with prongs attaching the nickel centre rather than the usual soldering.
Published in 1939 in English by Hutchison and Co Plublishers Ltd in association with Hurst and Blackett Ltd, London.An unexpurgated edition with many illustrations throughout.Hardback.Burgandy leather Spine has crack to bottom corner.Gilt lettering and a gilt eagle with swastika to upper spine.Several pages inside have repairs to tears.Rare version.
Alloy construction belt buckle features a pebbled base with a circular embossed swastika, encompassed by a slightly textured, circular field with an embossed, open topped, oak-leaf wreath to the bottom and the embossed, Gothic script motto to the top, "Gott mit uns", (God with us). Buckle catch, prong bar and prongs all intact. Comes with a leather belt that has been cut down and size altered.Maker marked. Owners initials 'A A' has been etched into the rear of the belt.
A very rare and lovely condition breadbag for the German Red Cross.All stitching and fittings intact.Some light staining to reverse.Inside is stamped twice 'Deutsches Rotes Kreuz,Sannitatskolonne 8,Braunschweig eD 54'.
Two piece construction with stitched white circle and swastika on red cotton pennant.The swastika has faded on both sides considerably.Some staining to both sides.Metal clip and attachment chord present
Wooden box with hinged lid for holding 50 cigars.Complete with labels and indented stamps to the wood.Box seal has the eagle and swastika.Base stamped with word 'Claro'.