Militaria & Ethnographica: Friday 16 December 2016 10:30AM

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A Victorian Three Piece Helmet Plate to the Warwickshire Regiment, in brass and silver plate, the central deer standing with one foot raised

Estimate: £180-250

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Lot 101

A Busby Badge to the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, in gilt brass and silver (a.f)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 102

A Victorian OR's Helmet Plate to the 3rd Volunteer Battalion The Welsh Regiment, in white metal

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 103

The Crimea War, Heavy Brigade - Captain Samuel Toosey Williams, a Collection of Five Hand Written Letters, from him to his brother-in-law Joe Dobree describing his last days on the battlefield, dating Wednesday August 9th 1854, one indecipherable, October 7th 1854 and two from his sickbed dated November 5th 1854, three with typed transcripts, together with a copy of his obituary
**Capt. Samuel Toosey Williams served with the Scots Greys at the Crimea, where he was seized with fever and exhaustion and was ill in bed for two days before the Battle of Balaklava. He left his sickbed and went on to lead his men in the Charge of the Heavy Brigade on 25th October 1854. He left the battlefield uninjured, but when the adrenalin left his body, he succumbed again to the fever and died 23rd November 1854

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £420
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Lot 103A

After Lady Butler (Elizabeth Thompson)
"The Roll Call", Crimea 1854-5,

black and white photogravure print, in an oak frame46cm by 74cm

Estimate: £50-60

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Lot 104

A Second World War Silver Plated Table Lighter, modelled as an RAF pilot standing holding a propellor and wearing a flying suit, his head hinged to reveal the petrol lighter, on a rectangular plinth, 27cm

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £300
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Lot 105

After Robert Taylor,
Cloud Companions,

limited edition reproduction printed in colours, signed and dated (19)89 within the plate and signed in pencil, numbered 362/1250 and a further print signed by seven Lancaster Bomber veterans in the margin, 62 cm by 82 cm; together with six further prints by the same artist and a further example after Gerald Coulson (four unframed) (10)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £380
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Lot 106

A Quantity of Militaria, including Temperance medals, RAOB jewels, Royal Commemorative medals and medallions, two RAF wood plaques to Squadrons 114 and 152, a British No.4 MkII spike bayonet etc

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £160
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Lot 107

A First World War Trench Periscope by R & J Beck Ltd., with green enamelled finish, stamped with maker's name, Mk.IX and numbered 27140, with oak baluster handle; a Modern Inuit Walrus Tusk Cribbage Marker, scrimshaw decorated with a seal; Militaria, comprising a brass gun sight, a leather shot flask, a cosh, a modern Indian sword and a Chassepot bayonet and scabbard (7)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £220
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Lot 108

Space Shuttle Columbia Photographs, a series of eighteen black and white photographs, displayed in three glazed frames, and showing the launch, mid-flight and landing of the first space worthy Space Shuttle "Columbia" in NASA's Orbital Fleet on 12th April 1981

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £40
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Lot 109

A Second World War German 250lb Bomb Fin Tail, 55cm (a.f)

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £90
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Lot 110

A Collection of Police Memorabilia, including approximately twenty modern framed helmet badges; other assorted badges, buttons and shoulder titles; a wooden truncheon; whistles; American police cloth badges, together with a small assortment of Public Service Vehicle items including badges, buttons and similar

Estimate: £60-100

Sold: £190
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Lot 111

A Collection of First World War Naval Militaria, comprising a British War Medal, awarded to J.78655 Ordinary Seaman S F Baron Royal Navy, with dog tag, his two caps, a cap tally to HMS DEFENCE, cap tin, a portrait photograph of him and another of a friend, his Certificate of Service, a Manual of Seamanship 1915 and various related ephemera; a Small Quantity of Militaria, including four officer's bronze cap badges to the Manchester Regiment, buttons etc. in a wood box

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £190
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Lot 112

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR - A Very Interesting Hand Written Parchment Letter of Twelve Stitched Pages, from US Civil War veteran James W Dickie to his cousin Robert in Scotland(?) dated November 30th 1873.
Dickie, a Scottish emigrant and farmer of Burnside, Lapeer Co, Michigan, America, saw action with Union forces under General Sherman from summer 1862 until summer 1865, and provides matter-of-fact, but compelling eye-witness testimony of the Battles of Chattanooga and Atlanta. Some of the content relating to setting up his farmstead. Sold with a type written transcript.
**Provenance:- Purchased from the niece of the letter's recipient

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £800
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Lot 113

235 Fighter Squadron, Royal Air Force: An Engine Engraved Silver Cigarette Case, relief with the enamelled crest of the squadron, internally gilt and engraved with twelve replica signatures, made by William Neale Ltd., Birmingham 1935

Estimate: £60-100

Sold: £160
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Lot 114

A Second World War Type P.8 R.A.F. Grid Steering Compass, No.80932.D, in original case, dated 4th November 1942

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £70
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Lot 115

A Victorian White Metal Plaid Brooch, cast as two interlaced oval buckle cartouches, the left cast with the family crest for Donaldson, the right for possibly Lindesay, Chein, Gail or Nafleur, the reverse with horizontal pin fastener, 8cm

Estimate: £80-120

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Lot 116

An American Theodolite by Keuffel & Esser Co., USA, the black compass dial signed and inscribed Paragon, with brass U shape frame surmounted by a sighting telescope, with two bubble spirit levels on a later wood plinth, 43cm

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £90
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Lot 117

A Late Victorian Royal Scots Fusiliers Embroidered Military Souvenir, the banner heading bearing the regimental title above crossed honours flags and regimental badges, approximately 52 cm by 62.5 cm; an early 20th Century Egyptian Patriotic Printed Fabric Panel, 41 cm by 45 cm, and a Desert Rats Souvenir Embroidered and Applique Panel, 34 cm by 37 cm (3)

Estimate: £80-120

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Lot 118

A Collection of Seventeen Various Military Related Prints, Photographs and Framed Postcards

Estimate: £40-70

Sold: £100
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Lot 119

A Grimwades Bruce Bairnsfather Plate, printed in sepia with "Old Bill" seated with a loaf of bread; ten Various Military Related Plates, including portraits of Lord Roberts, Lord Kitchener and Baden Powell, Allied flags of the First World War etc; a Small Spelter Bust Match Striker, modelled as Gordon of Khartoum (12)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £70
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Lot 120

An RAF Painted Wood Plaque, circa Second World War period, 53.5 cm high

Estimate: £40-70

Sold: £190
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Lot 121

Hindenburg LZ-129: An Aluminium Rectangular Photograph Frame, made from metal from the airship, containing a portrait photograph of Captain Max Pruss and mounted with brass labels inscribed, Kapitan Max Pruss, Hindenburg D-LZ 129, 6 Mai 1937, Aufgearbeiteten Duralumin, strut support, 26.6 cm high

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 122

A Pair of Second World War Trench Art 150 mm M14 Shell Cases, one dated 1939, the other inscribed, "Souvenir", each relief-decorated and engraved with a portrait of General de Gaulle, 36 cm high

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £20
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Lot 123

An Edwardian Union Jack, in printed cotton, 212cm by 167cm; a British Red Ensign, in printed cotton, together with two printed cotton panels commemorating the coronation of Edward VII and George V, and a copy of The Yorkshire Post, 8th April, 1913, in a wood box

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 124

Militaria, comprising a First World War Turkish belt buckle, in brass and white metal; an Aberdeen Territorial Royal Engineers shoulder title, a naval belt clasp, a Pakistan General Service Medal with bar 'Kutch 1965' (in Bengali and Urdu ) and a Royal Navy woven mohair cap band with bullion embroidered badge (5)

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £80
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Lot 125

Militaria, comprising a large quantity of military, RAF, Royal Navy, police, civil defence buttons in brass, horn and staybrite, loose, in twelve tins and on seven display cards; an RAF NCO's peaked cap and beret, a folder of cloth insignia, a Blue Ensign etc

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £50
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Lot 126

A Mid 20th Century Large Sectional Linen Union Jack, with rope hoist, 15' x 7'6"

Estimate: £150-180

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Lot 127

A First World War British Military Box Sextant by H Hughes & Son Ltd., London, in black anodised brass, the interior stamped with maker's name, dated 1918 and numbered 551, contained in an associated stitched leather case

Estimate: £120-180

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Lot 128

A First World War Verner's Pattern VII Pocket Compass, by B-L, Switzerland, numbered 28828, dated 1915 and with broad arrow, in a Hobson & Sons stitched leather case

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £100
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Lot 129

A Royal Navy H.M.M.L. (Her Majesty's Motor Launch) Brass Bell, stamped H.M.M.L. 564, lacking mounting and clapper, 16cm; Militaria, including a No.4 Mk.II spike bayonet and scabbard, two compasses, a Jungens wristwatch, webbing belt, Merchant Navy epaulettes, pocket diaries, whistle etc

Estimate: £200-300

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Lot 130

A First World War Three-Draw Brass Telescope, by R. & J. Beck Ltd., stamped, "Tel. Sig. (Mk.IV) also G.S.", dated 1918 and numbered 9158, with stitched leather grip, extended length 89 cm, together with a Second World War Gunsight, stamped, "TEL.STG No.50 x 3ML. MK 2" and with broad arrow (2)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 131

A First World War, Princess Mary, Christmas Fund 1914, Brass Tin, containing packet of tobacco, part packet of cigarettes and card with photograph insert in original envelope

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £100
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Lot 132

A First World War Marching Compass (a/f), the leather case stamped, T.J. Duffield and dated 1918, together with a Fairbairn Sykes-type Commando Knife, the crossguard stamped, "Cooper, Sheffield", leather sheath (2)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £150
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Lot 133

After Charles Johnson Payne (called Snaffles),
"West of Gib and North across the Bay" (RK) "Blimey! What a Life!",

reproduction printed in colours, signed in the plate, bearing signature in pencil, titled and vignetted in the margin, 47 cm by 61 cm;
and another after the same hand, "The D.R." "Remarkable close to "the old bus's 'ead" to let the stuff go by", 50 cm by 45.5 cm (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £400
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Lot 134

A Second World War Field Telephone Set, D.MK.V in a green-enamelled case, dated 1941, together with a late 19th century French military painted wood box, lettered to the frieze, "8me. Cuir Escadron A Pied Comptabilite", 48.5 cm wide (2)

Estimate: £30-50

Sold: £30
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Lot 135

A Three Draw Brass-Cased Artillery Telescope, by H.C. Ryland & Son Ltd., stamped with broad arrow and further marked, "TELE.SCT.REGTS MK 2 OS 126 GA 0.20344" with extending end cover, textured brown-enamelled grip, swivel filter to lens, extended length 80 cm, pigskin carrying case

Estimate: £40-70

Sold: £130
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Lot 136

A 15ct Gold, Enamel and Gem-Set Royal Flying Corp Sweetheart Brooch

Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £500
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Lot 137

Two Victorian Volunteer Crossbelts, in gilt lace and leather, with gilt brass foliate cast clasps and sliders, one with a flaming grenade badge; a Royal Horse Guards Buff Belt and Black Patent Pouch, with brass badge; Militaria, comprising a Second World War leather jerkin, labelled Hector Pave Ltd, size 7 and dated 1941, a Trench Art shell case, Union Jack and ephemera relating to Second World War

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £280
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Lot 138

A Pair of Second World War Naval Bino Prism No.2 MK.III x6 Binoculars, by Taylor-Hobson, dated 1943, in pigskin case, and three other items, comprising a two-section leather ammunition pouch; a First World War leather map case and a Signal Corps U.S. Army leather telephone case (4)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £150
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Lot 139

Russia First World War Interest - a Collection of Photographs, Postcards and Ephemera, relating to "Sergt? H Adcock of Sheffield" who served as a driver to a General when stationed in Russia during the First World War. He also met and married a Russian girl, who came back to England with him after the war. He also served in the Home Guard throughout the Second World War. The letters are hand written in Russian and were sent from his wife's close family who were left behind in Russia

Estimate: £90-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 140

A Collection of Militaria, including buttons to Machine Gun Corps, Gordon Highlanders, Bedfordshire Regiment, Hertfordshire Regiment, Coldstream Guards etc; cloth insignia including Anti-Aircraft, Divisional etc, small quantity of cap badges and related books, Kensita silks loose and in a frame, postcards, and framed copy cigarette cards

Estimate: £80-120

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Lot 141

A Collection of Eight Pairs of Military and Other Binoculars, comprising Busch Thaliar; Tourix 6X; Ross, Army & Navy; Aitchison, The Imperial, 8X No.26261; Carl Zeiss Turolem 4X20; Lemaire, Paris 5.3 No.15409; Petit, Paris "Hezzanith" Mk.V Wide, No.60021; & Kershaw & Son, Leeds, Prismatic No.3 Mk.II Magnification 6 No.18495, all in leather cases, together with a Second World War Telescope Elevation No.8 Mk.I green-enamelled gun sight (9)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £150
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Lot 142

A Kit Built Model of a Spitfire, on a wood base modelled as tarmac and grass, with three airmen and a dog to the side, 32cm

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £30
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Lot 143

A Sun Compass (Howard Pattern) Mk.II, in original case; a W.T. Field Set Mk.III C.W. Receiver, with three sets of headphones, and two military periscope optical fittings (7)

Estimate: £40-70

Sold: £40
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Lot 144

A Poole Pottery Plaque The Rt Hon. Winston Churchill, Prime Minister A.D. 1940, of circular form, the obverse moulded with a bust portrait, the reverse moulded with the quote "We Shall Not Flag or Fail We Shall Go On to the End. The Prime Minister 1940", finished in cream and beige glazes, maker's impressed mark to edge, 15cm

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £450
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Lot 145

A Gold, Enamel and Gem-Set RAF Sweetheart Brooch, stamped "18" to the reverse, in a case

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £320
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Lot 146

A Royal Artillery Enamel and Gem-Set Sweetheart Brooch, in white and yellow metal (presumed 9ct gold but not marked)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £60
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Lot 147

A First World War Princess Mary 1914 Brass Christmas Tin, containing two silver foil packets of tobacco with yellow paper labels

Estimate: £70-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 148

A First World War Soldier's Embroidered Picture, worked with the badge of the Devonshire Regiment over allied flags centred by a portrait photograph of a soldier, in coloured wools using couching, stem stitch and chain stitch, in a glazed oak frame, 46cm square; a Second World War Embroidered Picture, to 29th Division, the Lancashire Fusiliers, 1942, framed and glazed, 34cm square (2)

Estimate: £70-100

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