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  • WW1 BRITISH RFC NEEDLE CRAFTWORK TABLE CENTRE PIECE

    An excellent piece of WW1 needle craft, making a very pleasing to the eye RFC table centre piece. The workmanship in the various coloured threads is of a high quality, I would say English made rather than the French or Belgium works of a similar vintage in silk thread. Two areas of fragility at the last and right edges of the central horizontal fold (see images). An item

    £100.00
  • WW1 BRITISH ‘ESCAPE AID’/HOME FRONT HANDKERCHIEF

    A handkerchief sized, light cotton cloth with English/French/German printed military terms, and common words used in communication. Not sure if this is the fore-runner of an escape and evasion aid, or simply a home front produced ‘novelty’. Excellent condition, with a small hole at the edge of the right horizontal crease, as viewed (see image). Only ‘thing’ of its the I have ever owned/been able to offer for

    £75.00
  • WW1 BRITISH CRESTED ‘GOSS’ CHINA WEAR MALDON ESSEX/ZEPPELIN INTEREST

    A rare piece of Goss crested china wear sadly damaged. China wear in the form the incendiary bomb dropped by Zeppelin on Maldon on the 16th of April 1915. Maldon crest with the details of the incident to the item base along with maker details. Sadly the carry handle is broken and their is a hair-line crack to the piece. Produced in small numbers hence its comparative rarity.

    £24.00
  • BATTLE-CRUISER HMS QUEEN MARY LAPEL FAVOUR

    A superb lapel/sweetheart favour supporting a crew member serving with HMS Queen Mary. Super detail, topped of by a small enamel lapel representation of a sailor ‘bib and vest’. Complete with original fitting pin. HMS Queen Mary was a battle cruiser class ship built for the Royal Navy, completed in 1913. She took art in the Battle of Helligoland Bite. She was also involved in the interception of

    £145.00
  • WW1 BRITISH WAR BOUGHT SOUVENIR SILK EMBROIDERED POUCH

    A very nice pouch made from heavy cotton with the front flap embroidered with patriotic flags and dates. The embroidered detail has been done by machine, rather than hand, showing the ‘industrialised’ nature of this type of souvenir. Always found these war time items interesting regarding the dates, the war still had a ‘good time to run with much ferocity still to ‘come’. Such items were bought by

    £55.00
  • WW1 BRITISH HOME FRONT PATRIOTIC HANDKERCHIEF

    A nice untouched printed patriotic handkerchief showing a bull dog Superimposed over a union flag  with aircraft and ships above it. Damage free condition but grubby with some small stains throughout. Such items were produced and sold commercially with a portion of proceeds going toward the war effort.

    £40.00
  • WW1 BRITISH HOME FRONT PATRIOTIC PHOTO PLAQUE

    A hand made treen plaque with the obverse painted with the Allied flags surrounding a central photo portrait of a British soldier (Sadly not named and difficult to definitively say which regiment he is serving with). The plaque is made and executed with some delicacy, pleasing to the eye. Damage free, with some minor chipping. (See images) Typical ‘victory’ home front item.

    £45.00
  • WW1 BRITISH WAR VOLUNTEER (WV) SERVICE BADGE WITH RED CROSS ‘CONNECTIONS’

    A superb WW1 WV lapel badge backed with a period Red Cross formation sign, mounted on its original Red Cross  ‘backing card’. A standard WV badge with reverse issue number, mounted on a felt Red Cross, showing (via the issue card) association with the British Red Cross Society, Cornwall Work Auxiliary. The backing card (in red to its revers, see images) is missing sadly the bottom arm

    £65.00
  • WW1 ALLIED FRENCH / BRITISH 1919 VICTORY CUP

    An unusual ‘Victory’ cup for two reasons 1, The cap is manufactured from tin rather than the more usual ceramic varieties that still abound. This is only the second ‘victory cup’ that I have ever encountered in this format. Excellent damage free condition with only minor marking to the exterior detail (see images). 2, The cup only recognises France and Britain as ‘victors’, rather than the

    £145.00
  • WW1 BRITISH SHOP COUNTER, BOOT SHOP ADVERTISEMENT

    A nice piece of WW1 period shop counter advertising, in the form of an ash tray and .303 14 dated engraved bullet. The ash tray is pressed tin,  japanned lacquered, with pressed and printed detail advertising ‘Tyler’s Boots’ (see images). Slogan on the tray and cartridge case reads ‘Tyler’s boots are the best’. A coupler of small areas of surface rust to the tray. (Nice that both items are

    £150.00
  • BRITISH VINTAGE SWEET TIN in the form of a WW1 MK V TANK

    I cant be absolutely sure, but I believe this item originates from the 1930’s A small sweet tin, the body of which is made from card board with the turret and track panels in tin plate. The track panels are detachable, sugesting these are the lids, the turret seems immobile. British maker details to the reverse. Some rust staining to one side panels printed paint detail, and minor surface

    £80.00
  • ‘THE LULL BEFORE THE STORM’ 1913 CHRISTMAS GIFT

    A ‘non military’ item, but non the less a lovely moment in time collectable related to the Great War. A personalised 1914 calendar ! Personalised with a studio taken photograph with an inked dedication to the photograph and reverse of the calendar. Photograph signed ‘Yours truly Sidney F Marshall’. The reverse with the dedication ‘My best wishes for jolly Xmas and the brightest of New Years Sidney F

    £75.00