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Late 19th Century Powder Flask

Late 19th Century Powder Flask

An expensive flask for a member of the gentry, probably dating from the late 19th century. Large brass flask, decorated with an elk head and oakleaf relief on both sides, equipped with sling rings and a very efficient adjustable measured spout. The decoration is German in its appearance. In very fine condition, a lovely item to compliment a fowler of the period in a display or to add to an ad...  read more

Code: 50999

450.00 CAD

English Silver Mount Hunting (Hanger) Sword c.1750

English Silver Mount Hunting (Hanger) Sword c.1750

Offered is a beautiful example of a hunting sword dating from the mid 18th century. These swords were primarily meant for the purpose of hunting, but in North America they were often used by the American and Loyalist Militia as a side arm. The silver hilt is firm, with antler grip and decorative silver fittings. The mask pommel is of great interest and classic to these swords. The blade is pr...  read more

Code: 50997

SOLD

Royal Household Button Collection 1837 to the Present

Royal Household Button Collection 1837 to the Present

A large, very complete collection of the 60 buttons worn by the staff of the Royal Palace on their uniforms and apparel over the last 200 years. All buttons are intact, most are gilded, and full descriptions are provided on the 2-mounting cards. The research is done. A nice collection for those interested in the Monarchy or who have a button fetish. Priced at about $6 a button.  read more

Code: 50994

SOLD

The Royal Company of Archers Insignia Collection

The Royal Company of Archers Insignia Collection

Offered is a comprehensive collection of the Company. The Royal Company of Archers, The King's Bodyguard for Scotland is a ceremonial unit that serves as the Sovereign's bodyguard in Scotland, a role it has performed since 1822 during the reign of King George IV, when the company provided a personal bodyguard to the King on his visit to Scotland. It is currently known as the King's Bodyguard fo...  read more

Code: 50993

750.00 CAD

Infantry Officer Pattern 1822 Sword (piquet weight)

Infantry Officer Pattern 1822 Sword (piquet weight)

The piquet weight 1822 pattern Infantry word with a plane blade and no maker marks. The narrow pipe back blade was not meant for combat being unadorned, the metal showing a grey patina and some minor pitting. Probably an early example. The Gothic folding hilt has lost its gilding and displays the VR cypher, the sharkskin grip shows wear and the wire grip is tight for the most part, but two s...  read more

Code: 50886

650.00 CAD

The Queens Own Royal Yeomanry Helmet C.1860

The Queens Own Royal Yeomanry Helmet C.1860

A nice example of this rare helmet pattern. It has the original plume with the whale bone mount. The shell has its original finish and the original liner has survived. There is some of the filigree trim missing on the left rear of the helmet, but it still displays well. All parts are original, a nice example for this unit.  read more

Code: 50904

2100.00 CAD

WWI Lee Enfield Caring Bag

WWI Lee Enfield Caring Bag

Offered is a well Broad Arrow marked WWI rifle case for the Lee Enfield Rifle. In good condition, has some scuffing and a small hole on one side. Rare piece of kit.  read more

Code: 50924

220.00 CAD

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A "Blitz" Baby Gas Mask circa 1940

We offer here a very unique piece of Battle of Britain history associated with the bombings of London. One of the great fears at that time was that the Germans would use gas on the population. Everyone in the civilian population was issued a gas mask just in case, this included masks for babies and horses.

The idea was to put the child in the protective rubberized bag and then...  read more

Code: 50617

SOLD

Victorian Era Valise - Light Infantry Unit

Victorian Era Valise - Light Infantry Unit

Offered is a marked valise that does not conform to the known patterns. Maker marked with WD stamp on the interior and unit marked with a light infantry horn on the back, it is in very good condition. The number 76 is also on the pack on the opposing side that may be a stock number or unit mark. The 76th Regiment of foot was amalgamated in 1881 with the 33rd Regiment. It served in India and B...  read more

Code: 50926

500.00 CAD

Rare Victorian Era Issued Tin Cup

Rare Victorian Era Issued Tin Cup

Offered is a very hard to find basic piece of kit marked with a Victorian Crown and in black. A basic field tin cup for the British Army is a rare find. May have seen Navy issue as well.  read more

Code: 50938

150.00 CAD