Arms, Armour and Militaria (28 November 2007)

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Date of Auction: 28th November 2007

Sold for £720

Estimate: £600 - £700

Fire Police & Prisons, two cards of very interesting items including a very rare large gilt to an Earl’s private fire brigade (‘N’ below his coronet); a large silver plate issue for the William Eddleston & Co. Works Fire Brigade Sowerby Bridge; a large brass issue for the Southampton Fire Brigade plus various volunteer fire brigades; two superb (large and small) gilt examples for the Constabulary of Ireland (c1840); fine and rare large flat silver plate examples for the Dundee and Stirlingshire Police; a large white metal for the Alloa Police; three gilt (two large, one small) for the London Dock Police; a large pewter for Newcastle Police. Colonial Police include a large silver plate for the Assam Police (KC), Burma (KC) large and small plated types, South Australia large and small QVC white metal issues, a small white metal QVC New South Wales and a large brass QVC British Honduras Police; prisons include a large gilt QVC ‘Southampton Gaol’, a large silver plate example Stirling Prison, a small brass Gaol Department Western Australia, small brass and white metal QVC ‘Gaol Warders NSW’ ; together with many other Victorian period issues, very good condition (90) £600-700