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.
Edwardian pre WWI era HLI doublet in nice condition.Collar,Shoulder insignia and HLI buttons all present .Rear of collar shows wear with some of the lining and bullion tresse coming away.Rear of tunic in good condition with all buttons and tresse intact .Small stitched repair to rear above white braiding.The buttons to cuffs on left sleeve have been repaired with stitching.Interior lining all in good order and stitching intact.Number 42 and faint label to collar.Name of 'Green' in ink to inside right lining.
Included are correct tartan trews, these are modern but complement the tunic.
Five pouch bandolier of brown leather with brass fittings and closure studs.Cartridge pouches in good condition with no cracking to leather.There is a visible but illegible maker mark stamped along with date 1917.Rare WW1 item.
French 75mm shells with hammered Allied flags and details. One shell is stamped USA with French markings for a 75mm artillery shell. It features the British flag with US and French flags on either side and AMIENS above with Victory 1918 below. The other shell is again French 75mm artillery with similar flags and the word 'BOVES' to top and 'PEACE JUNE 1919' to bottom. Very rare to find WW1 trench art with US flags.
Medals to 2970 PTE . J. SLAVEN ,A&S.H. Also portrait and frame of him in uniform.Portrait and frame of his wife and portrait and frame of his brother. Paybook and identity certificate.There is also a certificate of transfer to reserve on Demobilization to a Alex Forrest of the Royal Scots Fusiliers.This was found in the Paybook.
Death Plaque named to Andrew Johnstone. Very nice brass photo frame trench art decorated with 'Somme' and 'Ancre' to top corners with crown in centre.To bottom 'France' with flowers engraved on both sides.Photograph has the soldier in full uniform,however it is very difficult to determine his regiment as his belt buckle and Plaid brooch are quite small and it is hard to make out the images.
Leather with brass and copper fittings flask made by 'G & J.W. HAWKSLEY,SHEFFIELD' .Has hunting scene of men on horses with one blowing horn.Maker is stamped below. Approximately 1830's to 1860's .
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.'
Comprises envelope with Calcutta address,Three portrait studio photographs,one group photograph of five soldiers in uniform.Postcard of British tank,Postcard of Marburg Germany with writing to reverse,Heildelberg postcard with writing,Merry Christmas Greetings card with group photo of soldiers presumably India.One photo of two Officers from Highland regiment wearing Cutaway tunics