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Military, History & Transportation Sale - Worldwide Postage, Packing & Delivery Available On All Items - see www.eastbristol.co.uk

East Bristol Auctions Viewing Thursday 14th February 9am - 5pm Live Webcast Auction 15 Feb 2019 09:55 GMT

Sale Date(s)

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  • 09:00 GMT - 17:00 GMT
Bristol

Venue Address

  • 1 Hanham Business Park
  • Memorial Road
  • Bristol
  • BS15 3JE
  • United Kingdom

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Currency: GBP
Buyer's premium inc. VAT/sales tax: 21.60%
Online commission inc. VAT/sales tax: 5.94%

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WWI FIRST WORLD WAR DEATH PLAQUE / PENNY MEDAL

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A WWI First World War Death Plaque / Penny. Awarded to an Ernest Thomas. Impressed ' M ' or ' W ' to verso. Soldier believed to have been from Bri...

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RARE JOHN HASSALL SILVER PLATED CAR MASCOT ' SKEGNESS IS SO BRACING '

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A rare vintage silver plated car mascot in the style of John Hassall, depicting his famous ' Jolly Sailor ' character. Engraved to the circular ba...

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COLLECTION OF 5X RARE UNUSED ABC VEHICLES RECOGNITION BOOKS

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A charming collection of 5x 1950's ' ABC ' vehicle recognition books. Comprising: ' Ribble Buses & Coaches ', ' Midland Red Buses & Coaches ', ' L...

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VINTAGE CAST BRASS WALL DISPLAY PLAQUE OF A VINTAGE RALLY CAR

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A large vintage brass wall display plaque - believed to have been removed from a veteran car dealership - the plaque depicting a vintage No. 10 ra...

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RARE ANTIQUE ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION POSTCARDS - SHACKLETON ETC

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A rare series of Edwardian c1908/9 pictorial postcards, showing scenes from Ernest Shackleton's British Antarctic Expedition of 1908. The series o...

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RARE MID-CENTURY ALLOY CAR MASCOT IN THE FORM OF A SPEEDBOAT

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A rare mid-century car radiator / bonnet mascot in the form of a Speedboat Racer. Ally construction, in the form of a racing speedboat with driver...

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RARE WWI FIRST WORLD WAR GERMAN INFANTRY WATER BOT

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A rare WWI First World War German soldier's / infantry water bottle. Original tan canvas covering, with leather strapping. Cork stopper and press-...

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WWII SECOND WORLD WAR MEDAL GROUP

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A WWII Second World War medal group comprising: War Medal, Defence Medal, 1939-1945 Star and Africa Star. All with original ribbons present.

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RARE LOCAL SUFFRAGETTE BRISTOL INTEREST POSTCARD

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A rare local interest Bristol related real photo postcard depicting ' " Bristol Varsity Students Revenge " The Wrecked Suffragette Headquarters '....

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INCREDIBLY RARE WWII LUFTWAFFE PARATROOPER GRAVITY KNIFE

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An incredibly rare original WWII Second World War German Luftwaffe / Paratrooper's gravity knife. The blade marked for SMF Solingen, Rostfrei. Woo...

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LOCAL INTEREST BRISTOL OMNIBUS UNIFORM COAT W/BADGES

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A local interest Bristol Omnibus ( Bus ) uniform coat / jacket. Complete with original buttons and ' Bristol ' badges to collar. Interesting piece...

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TITANIC SURVIVORS - COLLECTION OF AUTOGRAPHED POSTCARDS

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A collection of 5x autographed Titanic related postcards - each signed by various Titanic survivors. Comprising: x2 postcards signed by Millvina D...

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THE LEAGUER OF LADYSMITH - BY CAPTAIN CLIVE DIXON FIRST EDITION 1900

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' The Leaguer of Ladysmith - Nov. 2nd 1899 to Feb. 28th 1900 ' by Captain Clive Dixon of the 16th Lancers. Pub. Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1900....

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COLLECTION OF VINTAGE IAN ALLEN ABC LOCOMOTIVE SPOTTING GUIDES

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A collection of 20x assorted vintage 1940's / 1950's Ian Allen ' ABC ' Locomotives / Train spotting guides / magazines. To include; Southern Regio...

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THOMAS TURNER OF BIRMINGHAM 19TH CENTURY PERCUSSIO

Lot 15

An antique 19th century Thomas Turner of Birmingham ' volunteers ' percussion cap rifle. The lock plate stamped ' T. Turner ' with a small militar...

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LARGE SCALE WOODEN FRENCH MILITARY AIRCRAFT MODEL

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An impressive large scale wooden model of a French military aeroplane ' RAYF - 1 - 74 '. Twin engined, with wheels to base. Painted with French fl...

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COLLECTION OF WW1 FIRST WORLD WAR SILK POSTCARDS

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A collection of 20x assorted WWI First World War era silk greetings / postcards - all belonging to the same family. Few cards written to verso - t...

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FORMULA ONE GRAND PRIX ROBERT TOMLIN 'BIRTH OF A LEGEND' PRINT

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' Birth Of A Legend ' by Robert Tomlin - limited edition Formula One Racing print. Limited to just 100 copies. Depicting the 1985 Portuguese Grand...

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RARE WWII SECOND WORLD WAR BLADON & SONS BLACKOUT LANTERN

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A rare WWII Second World War military issue blackout lamp / lantern. Makers marks to side for Bladon & Son Ltd. 1941 pattern. Complete with blacko...

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WWI FIRST WORLD WAR IMPERIAL GERMAN PICKELHAUBE HELMET

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An original WWI First World War Imperial German / Prussian Pickelhaube uniform helmet. Leather construction, with brass furniture. Original ' FR '...

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WWI FIRST WORLD WAR GERMAN DRINKING GLASSES

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A collection of 3x Pre-WWI & WWI First World War German / Prussian pressed glass drinking glasses. The first being an Austro-Hungarian Union drink...

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WWI FIRST WORLD WAR US ARMY ISSUE RIFLE BAYONET

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An original WWI First World War US Army issue rifle bayonet. Ricasso marked for Remington, and dated 1918. Fullered blade, complete with leather a...

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COLLECTION OF VINTAGE IAN ALLEN ABC TRAIN SPOTTING GUIDES

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A collection of 20x assorted vintage 1950's (some maybe earlier) Ian Allen ' ABC ' Locomotives / Train spotting guides / magazines. To include; Ea...

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WWII SECOND WORLD WAR CIVIL DEFENCE PLASFORT BAKELITE HELMET

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An original WWII Second World War Civil Defence uniform helmet, made by Plasfort. With inner liner and leather strap present. Makers marks to rim.

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THE ALAMO BOWIE KNIFE - LINDER MESSER SOLINGEN BOWIE KNIFE

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A large Linder Messer Solingen made ' The Alamo Bowie ' commemorative limited edition large knife. No. 76/999, complete with presentation mounting...

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WWII SECOND WORLD WAR ' ANTI GAS ' TREATMENT ITEMS

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Two original WWII Second World War ' Anti Gas ' related items. The first being a tin of unused ' Anti Gas Ointment No.2 ' and the other a rare pai...

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CONCORDE - THE LAST FLIGHT HOME - STEPHEN BROWN - PRINT

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' Concorde - The Last Flight Home ' by Stephen Brown. Limited edition print depicting Concorde's last flight over the Clifton Suspension Bridge. S...

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20TH CENTURY ROYAL CORPS OF TRANSPORT SWAGGER STICK / CANE

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A 20th century military issue ' Royal Corps Of Transport ' ERII swagger stick walking cane. Silver plated top knop with ERII crest and regimental ...

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ASSORTED WWII RELATED BOOKS, EPHEMERA & PUBLICATIONS

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A good interesting collection of largely WWII Second World War related books, publications and ephemera. To include; a ' Bomber Command ' board ga...

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WINSTON CHURCHILL - PRIME MINISTER - AUTOGRAPH ON HEADED PAPER

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Winston Churchill: (1874-1965) British Prime Minister 1940-45, 1951-55. Nobel Prize winner for Literature, 1953. Original fountain pen autograph o...

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LOCAL INTEREST WWI FAMILY PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION

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A local interest (family believed to be from Bristol / Bath) WWI (and some later) related photographs of soldiers, family scenes, weddings etc. In...

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TWO WWII SECOND WORLD WAR AVIATION RELATED FRAMED PRINTS

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Two WWII Second World War related aviation framed prints. The first being that of a lone Spitfire in the skies by Keith Hill ( 62cm x 82cm ) and t...

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PAIR OF ANTIQUE / VINTAGE RAILWAY / CARRIAGE LAMPS

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A pair of antique / vintage Railway / Carriage lamps - no makers marks, but each with suspension bracket to rear. AF. Each with carry handles to t...

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COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE BICYCLE / MOTORCYCLE / SAFETY LAMPS

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A collection of antique / vintage bicycle paraffin / oil lamps. To include; Lucas ' Silver King ' (AF), a Perfecta Original, a ' Nife ' NH10A Safe...

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EXTENSIVE 1950'S TRAIN SPOTTER PERSONAL ARCHIVE FROM BATH

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An extensive and interesting personal Train Spotter's / Spotting archive of log books, tickets, notes, photographs etc. Comprising of many handwri...

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RARE WWI MESS DRESS TUNIC WITH PROVENANCE - ROYAL WEST SURREY REG

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A rare antique WWI First World War interest Captain's mess dress blouse / tunic. Named to a Captain Geoffrey Mervyn Gabb. Supplied with a printed ...

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ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE LONG SERVICE GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL

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A George IV Royal Naval Reserve Long Service & Good Conduct Medal awarded to a BD/X 784 W. H. Rayment LS. RNVR. Complete with ribbon.

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BOOK; CREASY'S THE FIFTEEN DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE WORLD 1886

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Creasy, Edward - Sir. The Fifteen Decisive Battles Of The World: From Marathon To Waterloo. Thirty second edition. Pub. Richard Bentley & Son, Lon...

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RARE WEBLEY TEMPEST .177 CALIBRE AIR PISTOL

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A rare vintage boxed Webley Tempest .177 calibre air pistol. With safety catch. Full working order within the original box. Appears little used an...

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INCREDIBLE WWII UNIFORM & COSTUME FAMILY DISPLAY

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An incredible original 1940's era WWII Second World War uniform and costume display. Featuring full and complete outfits for a soldier, woman, and...

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BRITISH MILITARY 1980'S AMMUNITION BOX WITH INERT

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A c1980's British military ' H83 MK2 RG 1980 SV553A ' ammunition box containing 6x ' Grenade Hand Smoke Screening Training L83A1 PWD 04 - 08 ' ine...

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COLLECTION OF VINTAGE FIRE BRIGADE / SERVICE INSIGNIA

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A good collection of assorted vintage (some antique) Fire Brigade / Service insignia - badges, buttons and related items. To include; German (WWII...

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PRE-WWII THIRD REICH GERMAN NAZI PROPAGANDA CIGARETTE CARDS

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A collection of 68x 1930's German Third Reich Nazi Party cigarette cards. Each black and white real photographic card showing various scenes of th...

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WWI FIRST WORLD WAR MEDAL TRIO - 3RD DRAGOON GUARDS

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A WWI First World War medal trio - comprising War Medal, Victory Medal and Mons Star ( 1914 Star ). Awarded to a D- 6368 Private L Loveridge of th...

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RARE FAIRMILE MARINE WWII MOTOR TORPEDO BOAT MAKER'S PLAQUE

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A rare WWII Second World War interest boat plaque - from ' MTB 621 ' ( MTB standing for ' Motor Torpedo Boat ') as made by the Fairmile Marine Co....

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RARE EDWARDIAN C1900 FOLDING BOWIE / HUNTING KNIFE / DAGGER

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A rare c1900 late Victorian / Edwardian folding Bowie hunting / fighting knife / dagger. Well engineered, with moving locking crossguard. No maker...

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WWI FIRST WORLD WAR SOLDIER'S FIELD BINOCULARS

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A pair of antique WWI First World War binoculars - Vergross 5x 86-204. Leather grips, with central focus knob. Optics in good working order. Withi...

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WWII SECOND WORLD WAR ERA SCHRADER & SONS TYRE PRESSURE GUAGE

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A scarce WWII Second World War era believed military issue Schrader & Sons brass tyre gauge. Marked to shaft with makers names and address for Bro...

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WWII SECOND WORLD WAR LETTER COLLECTION TO A SIGNALMAN

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A large and extensive personal archive of letters - all to a 2316477 Signalman W. G. Smallwood of Lincoln. Some 200+ letters present, all appearin...

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RARE ANTIQUE EGYPTIAN ISSUE REMINGTON ROLLING BLOC

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A rare antique 19th century 11mm Egyptian Remington Rolling Block SS military rifle, 50” overall, barrel 34” with ladder sight, Remington address ...

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COLLECTION OF ASSORTED MILITARY RELATED EPHEMERA

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An interesting collection of assorted military ephemera. To include; 6x Victoria Cross ' London Gazette ' entries (on headed paper) - including 19...

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ANTIQUE 19TH CENTURY PERCUSSION CAP PISTOL

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An antique 19th century small percussion cap pistol. Obsolete calibre. Octagonal barrel, with illegible proof marks. Signs of engraving to the loc...

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ORIGINAL 19TH CENTURY PRUSSIAN WAR MEDAL GROUP

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A good period Prussian Austro-Prussian and Franco-Prussian war medal group. Comprising of: Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Medal, the 1866 Austro-Prussian...

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ORIGINAL WWI FIRST WORLD WAR GERMAN IRON CROSS MEDAL

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An original WWI First World War German / Prussian Iron Cross. ' O ' makers stamp to loop, with original ribbon. 1813 to one side and 1914 to other...

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ORIGINAL BR BRITISH RAILWAYS CAST METAL SIGN LETTERS ' MANOR PARK '

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A set of original vintage 1950's BR British Railways cast metal composite capital letters that spell the word ' Manor Park '. Originally removed f...

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20TH CENTURY BRASS STATUE OF A SEA KING HELICOPTER

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A 20th century brass statue of a Sea King helicopter (or similar). Rotating blades to top and rear, mounted on a circular raised brass base. Measu...

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VINTAGE DIANA ' MODEL 2 ' .177 CALIBRE GAT AIR PISTOL

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An original vintage Diana made ' Model 2 ' Gat style pop-out air pistol. One of the best condition Diana's we've seen, with only minor wear to the...

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WWI PERSONAL EFFECTS COLLECTION - PERCY WYKES - DEVONSHIRE REGMT

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A collection of original WWI First World War photographs and mementos, all relating to a 32538 Lance Corporal Percy Wykes of the Devonshire (and) ...

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PAIR OF BUSCH TERLUX MOD ISSUE BINOCULARS

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A pair of vintage Busch made ' Terlux ' binoculars. MOD ( Ministry Of Defence ) issue, with stamp to top, and leather grips. Optics in good workin...

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RARE WWII SECOND WORLD WAR PILOT'S / NAVIGATOR'S LONGINES WATCH

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A rare original WWII Second World War Pilot's or Navigator's Longines wrist watch. Gentleman's military issue watch, with Air Ministry markings to...

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