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A Great War Identity Tag, impressed ‘2/Lt. Hon. S. G. Pelham, XI Hussars, C.E.’ good condition £30-40
Sold for £45
A Silver-gilt Presentation Key, inscribed ‘County Council of Cumberland Presented to the Viscount Morpeth, M.P., by T. Taylor Scott, F.R.I.B.A. on the opening the Samuel King’s School, Alston, 26th. October 1909.’, in Wheatley & Son, Carlisle, fitted case, extremely good condition £60-80
Sold for £90
A Royal Yacht Britannia Naval Cap, with ‘Royal Yacht’ cap tally; together with a H.M. Yacht Britannia 1954-75 silver medallion, in Royal Mint case of issue, good condition £50-70
Sold for £40
A Royal Coachman’s Hat, by Patey, London, black felt with gold braid to rim and gold braid hat band, secured by front gold buckle, approximately size six and a half, with top vent, extremely good condition £180-220
Sold for £280
A Signed Portrait Photograph of H.M. Queen Alexandra, in Coronation robes, signed ‘Alexandra, 1902 Coronation Day Augst. 9th’; together with a Signed Portrait Photograph of the Earl of Athlone, signed ‘Alexander George of Teck’, good condition £100-140
Sold for £260
The superb silver-gilt presentation sword and other items relating to the early history of the H.E.I.C.’s Steam Navy and, more specifically, the celebrated paddle sloop Hugh Lindsay, and her master Commander John Henry Wilson
An exceptionally fine and ornate silver-gilt presentation sword for Captain Jonathan Henry Wilson of the East India Company Navy, the 80 cm ‘Prosser’ style pipe-back blade finely frost-etched for its entire length i...
Sold for £4,600
An 1827 Pattern Royal Navy Officer’s Sword for an officer of the East India Company Navy, the slightly curved 83 cm pipe-back blade etched with the Royal Arms and the rampant lion of the East India Company above a fouled anchor, copper-gilt solid half-basket guard, folding side-guard, the cartouche filled with the lion and fouled anchor of the East India Company, faceted back-strap and fine cast and chased lions head pommel, white fish-skin cov...
Sold for £700
A good silver-plated 1827 pattern light infantry presentation sword for Alfred Lyon, Captain Commandant 25th. Cheshire Rifle Volunteers, the slightly curved 82 cm blade by J. & W. Wood of Manchester, finely etched with strung bugle etc. within floral sprays and within an ornate central panel the presentation inscription ‘Presented to Alfred Lyon Esqr. Captain Commandant as a mark of esteem and respect by the non-commissioned officers privates...
Sold for £800
An unusual presentation sword for Cornet H. W. Whiteway of the First Devon Light Horse Volunteers, the deeply curved 90 cm blade by Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall, London, No. 10222 (for 1860) having double fullers, one extending to within 10 cm of the point, the other to within 3 cm, from which point the blade becomes back-edged, the blade is undecorated but for the maker’s details and the presentation inscription which fills an ornate central pan...
A scarce silver-hilted presentation sword for William Hopkinson, Castle Baynard Company London Rifle Brigade, the slightly curved 81 cm blade intricately etched for its entire length with the regimental devices of the London Rifle Brigade, family crest and motto ‘Look forward’ all surrounded by scrolling strap work and within a cartouche the presentation inscription ‘Presented by Castle Baynard M Company L.R.Vols. to Captn. W.Hopkinson in t...
A fine presentation sword for Captain Charles Whiteway Hazlehurst, Earl of Chester’s Rifles, the slightly curved 89 cm blade retailed by Hobson & Sons, Little Windmill Street, London, finely etched with crowned VR cypher, light infantry strung bugle, the Regimental device and legend of Chester Rifles, family crest and motto ‘Omne bonum desuper’ of the Hazlehurst family and within a scrolling entwined ribbon the presentation inscription ‘P...
Sold for £750
A good French silver-hilted small-sword circa 1750, the 84 cm blade of triangular section etched with a stand of arms etc. double shell-guard pierced and chased with trophies of arms, knucklebone decorated en-suite, hollow urn shaped pommel pierced and faceted, wood grip covered with russet iron ribbon inset with gilt roundels alternating with rows of steel studs, small area of light pitting to blade otherwise good condition £300-350
Sold for £320
A good English chiselled steel hilted small-sword circa 1760, the 81 cm colichimarde blade etched with foliate patterns, double shell-guard intricately pierced with a repeat pattern of spirals and trophies of arms to each edge set within a gadrooned border, knuckle-bow, quillons and pierced olive shaped pommel decorated en-suite, grip bound with alternate bands of steel ribbon and plaited steel wire, complete with its original velum covered scabb...
A English chiselled steel hilted small-sword circa 1760, the 84 cm colichimarde blade etched with foliate patterns, double shell-guard intricately pierced with a pattern of large and small foliate spirals set within a gadrooned border, knuckle-bow, quillons and pierced olive shaped pommel decorated en-suite, grip bound with alternate bands of silver and gilt ribbon, silver Turk’s heads, complete with its original velum covered scabbard with geo...
Sold for £240
An unusual Indian built 1796 light cavalry officer’s sword mounted with an heavy Indo-Persian blade, the deeply curved 73 cm watered blade of typical form with short ricasso, unsigned, steel stirrup guard with beveled edges plain round quillon and no langets, unusually shaped ferule rounded back-strap and elongated pommel the whole forming the shape of a tulwar hilt, polished ribbed horn grip bound with twisted silver wire, the mounts of plain...
Sold for £360
A rare example of an 1821 pattern infantry officer’s sword mounted with a captured Indian firangi blade, the massive wide straight 97 cm blade retaining its original Indian pierced shoulder mount riveted to the blade, the regulation 1821 pattern copper-gilt guard adapted with an additional copper-gilt mount to facilitate the mounting of the heavy blade, the remainder of the guard of regulation ‘gothic’ pattern incorporating a crowned VR cyp...
Sold for £550
An unusual 1821 pattern Indian light cavalry sword, with silver koftghari decorated guard, the deeply curved 80 cm blade by Garden, single wide fuller, perhaps a trooper’s blade the back edge being struck ‘Garden’ but not numbered and completely undecorated, regulation three-bar guard the inside and outside decorated overall with a repeat floral pattern in fine silver koftghari inside the guard near the slot for the sword-knot can found a B...
Sold for £420
An 1827 Pattern Light Infantry Officer’s Sword, the straight 84 cm dumbbell section blade by Edward Thurkle, 5, Denmark Street, Soho, London, etched with crowned ERI royal cypher, strung bugle all amid foliate scrolls and within a small cartouche the owner’s initials G.S.W. regulation plated steel guard incorporating a strung bugle, fish-skin covered grip bound with silver wire, complete with its wood field service scabbard covered with brown...
An 1897 Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword, the straight 83 cm dumbbell section blade by Wilkinson Sword Co. Ltd. London, Number 68920 (for 1950) etched with crowned GVIR cypher , royal arms and foliate scrolls, etc., and within a panel the owner’s initials J.B.W. regulation steel guard with crowned GVIR cypher, fish-skin covered grip bound with silver wire, complete with its brown leather Sam Browne field service scabbard with frog and straps,...
An 1896 Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword, the 82 cm bright blade by Manton & Co., Calcutta, etched with the crowned GRI cypher and scrolling foliage, the pierced sheet metal guard incorporates the crowned GRI cypher, a wire bound fish skin grip, brown leather sword knot with its brown leather covered scabbard, some slight surface rust on the handguard otherwise good condition £80-120
Sold for £130
An Imperial Russian 1909 Pattern Officer’s sword, the curved 86 cm blade etched with the Imperial Russian Arms to one side and the cypher of Czar Nicholas II to the other, decorated brass stirrup guard plain brass pommel, ribbed hardwood grip, complete with its wood leather covered scabbard, the blade heavily pitted at point and scabbard leather well worn £200-250
Sold for £600
Spanish Court Sword Formerly the Property of Marchese (Fernando) Guiccioli, the 82.5 cm diamond shaped blade with short single fullers, these engraved ‘S E Bastiano Ernandez’ and ‘En Toledo’, plated plain cross guard with semi-pas d’ane rings and fluted hand grip complete with its metal mounted leather scabbard.Attached label states ‘The Court sword of Marchese (Fernando) Guiccioli. Given to me by Aunt Cousie when I won the fencing at...
1st West Yorkshire Yeomanry Cavalry 1871 Pattern Trooper’s Helmet, a fine quality plated example of the pattern adopted in 1876, complete with very fine frontal plate featuring crowned rose sprays enclosing a beaded star brass unit title and central plated rose, complete with rose side ornaments and broad plated chin chain, white horse hair plume with top rose finial and correct pattern plume holder. Original leather sweat band with period nam...
The Bedfordshire Regiment 1st Volunteer Battalion Officer’s Blue Cloth Helmet, a very fine example, the blue cloth body complete with all plated fittings frontal QVC pattern helmet plate with laurel and Garter overlays, in the centre on a ground of black patent leather a silver multi rayed cross with central hart trippant this with a blue enamel backing, the title scroll reads simply ‘The Bedfordshire Regt’. Original leather sweat band and...
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