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Mons' :- Site news Summer 2017

Summer2017
I'm again adding 'new' listings, 'Little & Often' to my web-site sales pages !
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 'house-keeping chores' I have started to carry out are on going, with some being a little more time consuming than I would have liked / expected; the organisation of new stock being the worst offender in this respect. It is something that I MUST however do before stock becomes unmanageable.
I have a good number of 'interesting' items to list, so continued site viewing is as ever encouraged.
Site promotion via social media and attendance at militaria fairs is bringing to Mons' new site viewers, buyers and sellers alike.

Mons Military Antiques can now also be followed on 'Twitter'....search & follow Richard Archer @DICKY61ARW

....'Busy times-ahead, and much too do'....and its only me doing it, so in 'all' matters please do bare with me.....

'Hope to hear from you soon' !

Regards....Richard

Code: 106793Price: On Request


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VINTAGE GORDON COOPER 1963 SPACE FLIGHT COMMEMORATIVE BADGE

A rare Gemini, space project, space flight, 22 orbit, by Astronaut Gordon Cooper May 15 - 16 1963, commemorative badge.
Excellent damage free condition badge with some slight sun bleaching to the bottom right edge of the badge only.
Reverse with lapel safety pin lapel fitting.
The badge design is typical of this early period of US space exploration.
(Smaller badge used as a size comparison in one of the images).

All vintage space flight badges of this type are something of a rarity, especially in the UK....I presume because of the the UK's peripheral involvemnt and interest, in the US space programme.

Code: 106792Price: 55.00 GBP


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VINTAGE APOLLO XI MOON LANDING COMMEMORATIVE LARGE BADGE

A large lapel badge commemorating the historic first moon landing by man.
Badge depicts the three astronauts and all the relevant dates and places regarding the event.
Badge is in excellent damage free condition and is complete with its reverse lapel fitting safety pin.
(I have used the previous listing as a size guide in one of the images).

Code: 106791Price: 40.00 GBP


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VINTAGE APOLLO XI MOON LANDING COMMEMORATIVE BADGE

A nice vintage Apollo XI July 29th 1969 moon landing commemorative badge, depicting the three astronauts, with the rounding slogan 'America Salutes - First Men on the Moon.
Excellent damage free condition with slight age marking to the badge obverse.
Complete with lapel pin fitting, and small red favour ribbon
Badge approx 45mm diameter.

Code: 106790Price: 15.00 GBP


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WW1 BRITISH FRAMED & GLAZED MEMORIAL SCROLL, PALACE CONDOLENCE SLIP AND PHOTO LONDON SCOTTISH INTEREST

A professionally made three way case presentation frame accommodating a WW1 memorial scroll, Buckingham Palace letter of condolence and a posed (postcard sized) photo portrait of the casualty in question.
The scroll details the casualties name and the London Regiment (London Scottish).
Their is fading to the out finish to the frame, but apart from this and a couple of edge knocks to the frame edges, its in excellent damage free condition.
This item at one time obviously has pride of place on a mantle, side shelf or side table.
A nice item, especially for those particularly interested in this regiment.

Code: 106788Price: 95.00 GBP


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WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT LONDON MIDLAND SCOTTISH RAILWAY COMPANY WAR SERVICE LAPEL BADGE
A white and red enamel war service badge for an employee serving with the London Midland Scottish (LMS) Railway Company.
Good used condition, with a small enamel chip at 4 '0'clock to the white enamel.
Reverse with lapel button hole fitting, with three digit wearer number.

Code: 106786Price: 55.00 GBP


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ROYAL MAIL STEAM POCKET COMPANY GILT OFFICER TUNIC BUTTON

A fine example of this iconic companies (Victorian Crown) ships officers small tunic button in gilt brass.
Slightly grubby untouched condition.
Maker:- Firmin & Sons 153 Strand London.

Code: 106785Price: 20.00 GBP


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GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY SMALL TUNIC BUTTON

A nice condition, small tunic button for a uniformed rail worker with the Great Western Railway.
Maker:- Webb Campion & Sons
Untouched damage free condition.

Code: 106784Price: 6.00 GBP


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WW2 BRITISH (AMERICAN MANUFACTURE) 1940 PATTERN BATTLEDRESS TOP R.A.M.C. AIRBORNE

An American manufactured and supplied war service battledress top, as used by a Royal Army Medical Corps corporal with airborne qualification.
The top is with moderate use and is in very clean damage and moth free condition.
The sleeve insignia is in matching condition throughout showing wear in keeping with the top.
Shoulder titles and Pegasus insignia are of war time period economy printed manufacture.
Interior of top with matching wear to exterior and with faint printed issue / manufacture details.
A nice, late / end of war example of this top.

Code: 106782Price:


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WW2 BRITISH 1937 PATTERN BATTLEDRESS TOP (EARLY UN-LINED COLLAR)

A fine example of a 1937 pattern battledress top, being the earliest version of this top with the un-lined collar.
Top shows moderate / light use, and is no moth and damage free condition throughout.
Their is no evidence of any insignia having been attached and subsequently removed from the top.
Correct brass concealed buttons with brown plastic epaulette buttons.
Interior liner in matching condition to the exterior.
The maker / size label has sadly 'inexplicably' been deliberately removed.
Waist size is approximate 36 inch.
A super damage free example of what is a comparatively rare pattern of battledress top to now find.

Code: 106781Price:

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