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Mons' :- Winter 2018-2019

WINTER 2018-2019
Mons Military Antiques adds to its site sales pages, (in the main) a diverse range of 1914 - 1945 military antiques and collectables, where all spend capabilities are catered for; allowing beginners as well as advanced collectors to enjoy listed items.
I have over the past months been on many trips within the UK and Europe viewing and buying in stock; this continues to be the case!
Not all Mons’ stocked items are detailed/site listed. I have many items in stock awaiting listing.
All listed items are available for immediate purchase un-like the current ‘fashion’ for buying at auction. Prices again un-like auction houses, are as stated and are without expensive buyer premiums and VAT on the buyer premiums.
Mons’ also offers easy payment plans on multi buys and the more expensive
items, making an addition to your collection as easy as possible.
Mons' is always happy to receive the offer of surplus to collection items, either as part exchanges or direct purchase. (As long as a seller is happy/can comply with my buy in regime, see terms 'Buying In').
The long, on-going ‘house-keeping chores' I have started regarding the site itself and stocked items seems to be a never ending task and coming a poor third in order of preference too site listing and stock purchasing.
My social media pages are used to give a 'heads up' and prior warning on some future listings, so my Face-Book, Twitter & Instagram pages are worth a look.
My LI page tries to promote the need to value our uniformed services and medical personnel.

Mons Military Antiques can be followed via ‘Twitter', search Richard Archer, on ‘Instagram’ search Mons Military Antiques and Face book search Mons Military Antiques....

....'Busy times (as ever), and much too do’,....please remember its only me doing it all!

'Looking forward to hearing from you soon' !

Best regards....Richard

Code: 107465Price: On Request


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NEW E-MAIL ADDRESS

My e-mail address is now changed.....new address....

monsmilant@btinternet.com

Code: 107464Price: On Request


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WW1 BRITISH ROYAL FLYING CORPS ‘THIGH’ MAP BOARD

A named attributable thigh map board to a Royal Flying corps officer.
Used in an observation capacity detailing ground installations/trench’s etc.
Very good overall condition with an area of wood chipped away at the base of one of the spindle rods (see images). The leather strap is with some age hardening and could do with treating.
Clearly maker and date marked 1915, with stamped owner/user name.
Sold with the owner NA medal index card......worthy of further research.

Code: 107462Price: 130.00 GBP


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1911 KING GEORGE V CORONATION LORD MAYOR & CITIZENS of BRISTOL CHOCOLATE GIFT

A very nice condition Fry’s Chocolate gift presentation tin for the Coronation of King George V, 1911 from the ‘people’ of Bristol for people of Bristol.
Tin is in very good dent and damage free condition, with the paint printed detail in well above average condition.
A nice localised item in well above average condition

Code: 107461Price: 48.00 GBP


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NEW E-MAIL ADDRESS

MY E-MAIL ADDRESS IS CHANGED AS OF DECEMBER 6th

monsmilant@btinternet.com

Code: 107458Price: On Request


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WW1 BRITISH 1915 HUDSON WHISTLE AND LEATHER FOB

A very nice, clean, untouched example of a 1915 dated 'Hudson' whistle.
Good finish to the whistle overall, being dent and damage free.
Good supple leather pocket fog strap.
Whistle marked 'J. Hudson & Co. Birmingham', with good clear ‘large’ date marking.

Code: 107457Price: 100.00 GBP


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PRINCESS MARY 1914 GIFT FUND:- BULLET PENCIL

A superb, untouched condition, Princess Mary 1914 gift fund bullet pencil as issued in the gift tin, writing set.
Issued as requested to non-smokers, this set consisted of the the pencil in the form of the bullet head, contained in a cartridge, held in the tin in a retainer card.
Cartridge case is in excellent condition with a good clear Mary monogram. Marked ‘Sterling silver’ bullet head with the original pencil still contained in it.
Dent and damage free condition.
Becoming harder to find in this condition.

Code: 107456Price: 120.00 GBP


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WW1 BRITISH OTHER RANKS FULL LENGTH PUTTEES

Hard to now find, full length (over 6 ft) single piece puttees.
Earth brown khaki wool with some light inactive moth to the ‘beginning’ ends.
Not a common item to now find in this condition.

Code: 107455Price: 145.00 GBP


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WW1 BRITISH OTHER RANKS WAIST BELT

A good,strong, serviceable waist belt of the type worn by many-an other rank under their service dress tunic, instead of braces.
A none regulation item, purchased or gifted to a serving soldier of the period.
Good size, with leather supple.

Code: 107454Price: 60.00 GBP


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WW1 BRITISH ARIAL FLECHETTE DART (1)

A period, mass produced steel dart, with a simple ‘slotted’ fight.
With some surface rust, but damage free.

Dropped over enemy lines with the aim of causing maximum none -fatal injury.

Code: 107452Price: 65.00 GBP

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