Pre-1952 1st Battalion Parachute Regiment Sergeant's Mess Soup Ladle
A large, 30cm long silver plated soup ladle from the Sergeant's Mess of the 1st Battalion Parachute Regiment, the Pembury pattern handle is nicely marked with the PR winged logo with a King's crown.
Part of a Sergeant's Mess/canteen set dating from the 1948-52 period, please see item 50968 for full details.
This item has not been cleaned, left as found, now with age related wear t... read more
Pre-1952 1st Battalion Parachute Regiment Sergeant's Mess Menu/Place Card Holder
A pre-1952 silver plated menu/place card holder from the Sergeant's Mess of 1st Battalion Parachute Regiment, this table piece bears the PR winged logo with a King's crown, manufactured between 1948 - 52 by Mappin & Webb and measures approx..54mm x 35mm across the base.
Please see item 50968 for full details, this item has not been cleaned, left as found, now with age related wear to the... read more
**Coming Soon** Pre-1952 1st Btn Parachute Regiment Sergeant's Mess Cutlery (King's Crown)
A rare opportunity to acquire a piece (or more) of late 1940's-early 50's Mess cutlery from the Sergeant's Mess 1st Battalion The Parachute Regiment, each piece bearing the regiments winged logo with King's crown seated above.
All items are silver plated and display signs of usage, none have been cleaned, left as found .
There are three different handle patterns by three differen... read more
Large 29th Middlesex Battalion Home Guard Group Photograph (H.Q. 1944)
A large size, group photograph of Head Quarter Officer's 29th Middlesex Battalion Home Guard taken in October 1944, photographers details handwritten on the reverse.
Size 12 inch x 10 inch.
Good crisp detail, slight age related yellowing, some folds/creases present to corners, acquired in what may be its original card folder. read more
Rare Victorian Militia Artillery Officer's Side Cap
A rare Militia Artillery officer's side cap with wonderful gilt Vic crown Royal Artillery buttons and an excellent bullion flaming grenade with large white metal (possibly silver) centrally mounted 'M'.
The cap has a black crown with gilt piping, along with a black body & curtain, the liner appears to be Moroccan leather but has suffered over time from surface moth nibbling.
Ther... read more
Rare 1931 1st Japanese Invasion of Manchuria Protest Badge
A rare bomb shaped metal & enamel protest badge worn by members of the League of Nations Union against the 1st Japanese invasion of Manchuria in 1931, the badge was allowed to be worn by LNU members at the Bury, Ramsbottom, Tottington Grammar school near Manchester with only 100 members.
The 1 inch long badge is inscribed with 'Refuse to buy Japanese goods' and mentioned on page 311 of B... read more
Exceptional WW2 A.T.S Uniform Group, Rare Unit (R.A.M.T.S)
An exceptional Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) uniform group that belonged to W.162759 L/Cpl M.E.Jones of the Royal Artillery Mechanical Traction School (R.A.M.T.S), formed in September 1941 from the Military College of Science Mechanical Transport and Workshop Branch.
Due to being a relatively small unit anything connected to the R.A.M.T.S is now considered to be quite rare, so a ra... read more