Oliver Pattern Belt Rig with Bayonet
Offered is the standard Oliver Belt and Bayonet Frog marked to the 3rd Bn Vitoria Rifles of Canada (VRC) from the Boer War era, including the 1888 Bayonet. The bayonet is well marked with proofs and the 3rd Bn on the guard with a decent blade. The leather equipment is supple and in good condition overall with normal wear. No markings on the belt, but standard rig for Infantry yoke harness. read more
WWI Canadian Lot of Press Release Photos of CEF Troops
A small lot of 8 x 10 official pictures of members of the CEF in the field with notes. Good condition, not mint. Subjects include troops eating, labour party, Church ruins behind a cart and troops, and a Captain low in his trench. read more
Crew Letters and Photo of the HMS "NIOBI"
Offered here are personal letters and a picture of the crew of this ship. HMS Niobe, a Diadem-class protected cruiser, was transferred from the Royal Navy as one of the first ships of the newly-created Royal Canadian Navy in 1910. As HMS Niobe, she had had a distinguished record during the Boer War, earning her crew the Queen’s South Africa medal. During RN service she visited Halifax, most no... read more
WWI Certificate of Service - CAMC
Typical Service Document issued on demobilization in WWI to a Captain EM Jones in the CAMC in good condition. I do not know if he was a Doctor or not, Captain was the default honorary rank given to Doctors and Chaplains in both wars. He served in many Hospitals including in France. Needs more research.
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Cavalry Trumpet - Presented in WWII
A good example of the standard Cavalry Trumpet with proper regulation lanyard. These trumpets are much harder to find than the bugle. A cavalry trumpeter was issued both a trumpet and a bugle within a cavalry unit to sound calls, much like a drummer or bugler does in the field for infantry. Each tune is a signal of action: Fall in, Mount, Dismount, Reveille, Charge, etc. This particular trum... read more
WWI Officers Boots and Spurs
A really decent pair of Officer boots that show wear, mostly on the soul, and with good colour. The spurs are a perfect fit with the buckles and leather in fair condition. The boot size is likely a 7 or 8. These were removed from a mannequin, but that form had to be cut in order to fit the boots, including the toes and calf. A nice set. read more