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WW1 Tank Essex Southend Red Cross Collecting Box.

A large wooden scratch built WW1 tank, retaining green painted finish and Red Cross. The top with coin slot. Base panel absent see photographs. The tank was acquired with a Red Cross Armband and badges etc, indicating Essex 34 Red Cross, which was based in Southend. All was contained in an old hat box with a 1922 piece of paper to the base. The tank with minor age wear. Length 24cm Height 8.5cm Width 14cm.

Essex 34 Red Cross took over the 'The Glen' in Southchurch Avenue Southend-on-Sea. This house was converted to a 50 bed hospital in 1914.

Code: 51811Price: 260.00 GBP

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RAF Inter War / Early WW2 Officer's Cap.

A very good example tailored by "Alkit" of London. Typical early style with light blue stitching. Complete with bullion cap badge, chinstrap and leather sweatband. Slight age wear, moth free very good shape.

Code: 51807Price: 200.00 GBP

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WW1 13th (1st North Wales) Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers Tunnelling Coy Casualty Medal Group.

Awarded to "31138 PTE. A MARSH R.W. FUS". Comprising: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal. These complete with original silk ribbons. .... Accompanied by a British War Medal, awarded to "29163 PTE A.E. MARSH L.N.LAN R."

Private Arthur Marsh died of wounds whilst attached to 254th Tunnelling Coy on the 7th April 1916. Private Marsh a native of New Mills Derbyshire, enlisted into the 13th Bn R.W.F. at Llandudno on the 31st May 1915 at the age of 19. He landed in France on the 1st December 1915 and appears to have volunteered for tunnelling duties been attached to the 254th Tunnelling Co. At the time of Pte March's death the 254th were operating in the northern Givenchy area.
The British War Medal awarded to Pte Albert E March is believed to be his brother who was awarded the BWM & VM.

Code: 51812Price:

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WW1 French Infantry Helmet.

A good example retaining some of the original blue painted finish. To the front Infantry badge. The interior with original lining. Chinstrap absent. Small amount of age wear.

Code: 51804Price: 160.00 GBP

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WW2 Pattern French Artillery Helmet.

A good clean example, retaining original painted finish and lining. To the front an Artillery pattern badge. Complete with chinstrap.
Good clean condition.

Code: 51803Price: 85.00 GBP

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WW1 1916 dated 1908 Pattern Webbing Equipment Side Bag.

A good example, with clear issue stamp. Not with heavy blanco finish. Slight service wear

Code: 51808Price: 90.00 GBP

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WW1 1908 Pattern Webbing Belt. 1918 dated.

A good clean example with clear Issue stamps to the inside. Complete with brass furniture. GC one rivet to brass edge belt absent.

Code: 51810Price: 85.00 GBP

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WW1 1908 Pattern Brace Straps and Buckles

A good matching material and colour pair. Approx length 140cm Complete with brass attachment buckles.

Code: 51809Price: 60.00 GBP

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WW1 , 1908 Pattern British Webbing Buckles.

A good matching pair of brass buckles that fit to the brace straps etc.

Code: 51806Price: 20.00 GBP

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WW1 Original Silk Victory Medal Ribbon.

A good unused example. Length 22cm long

Code: 51805Price: 15.00 GBP

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WW1 Royal Flying Corps RFC Trench Art Picture Frames.

A good pair with detailed RFC Pilots wings to each frame. Remain a good colour. Height approx 24cm

Code: 51792Price: 150.00 GBP

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Boer War / WW1 14th Hussars & Army Veterinary group of three medals.

Awarded to Sergeant Thomas A Scrase, who had served with the 14th Hussars during the Boer War and served with the Army Veterinary Corps during the Great War. Comprising: Queen’s South Africa Medal (Ghost dates to reverse correct engraved style naming) “2810 Pte T.A. Scrase 14/ Hrs” (official correction to surname) Four clasps “Cape Colony”, “Tugela Heights”, “Orange Free State”, “Relief of Ladysmith”, British War Medal, Victory Medal “SE-11815 Sjt AVC”. Medals loose GC.

Discharge time expired he volunteered for service in the Great War and is confirmed as receiving the pair only.

Code: 51800Price: 250.00 GBP

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British Army Pre WW1 Issue Compass.

A rare example of the Officer's pattern compass, this example by Short & Mason Ltd and dated 1912. .. Complete with original polished brown leather case, this dated 1913. A good rare 1914 BEF combination.

Code: 51790Price: 100.00 GBP

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WW2 / Malaya East Surrey Regiment / General List Officers Medal Group.

A good Officers long service unusually named group awarded to Captain H. Jeffery who served with the East Surrey Regiment. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, General Service Medal (EIIR) clasp Malaya (Capt H Jeffery Gen List), Regular Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (EIIR) (1761264WO Cl 2 H. Jeffery RASC). Mounted court style as originally worn. Last medal with contact marks. GC.

Captain H Jeffery was commissioned into the Reserve of Regular Officers, serving with the East Surrey Regiment. He resigned his commission on the 17th April 1964 due to age, at that time he is listed under the Home Counties Brigade.

Code: 51797Price: 250.00 GBP

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British Army Officer's Sam Brown Ammo Pouch

A very good example, probably post WW2 VGC.

Code: 51789Price:

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WW1 Stye British Army Officer's Whistle & Original Leather Strap.

The whistle by Hudson, retains original leather strap as fitted. Some wear to the plating. Remains a good display item.

Code: 51794Price: 35.00 GBP

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WW1 Coldstream Guards "Dog Tag" of 5th Baron Colonel Digby DSO., MC & Bar., TD

The dog tag is stamped "E.K. DIGBY C.E. COLDSTREAM GDS" GC.

The 5th Baron Colonel Edward Kenlm Digby DSO., MC.landed in France with the Regiment as a 2Lt on the 22nd January 1915. He was awarded the DSO in 1919 and the MC & Bar and later TD. He was Hon Col of the West Somerset Yeomanry and the Dorrest RGA.

Code: 51801Price:

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WW1 Period British Army Folding Wire Cutters.

This pair with makers details and date 191?. Possibly 1917. Some age pitting, now a good dark colour.

Code: 51793Price: 55.00 GBP

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RAF 1928 Airman's Pocket Book.

A rare example of a 1920's period all an Airman needs to know pocket book. Complete with fold out illustrations and retaining original cover. Minor age wear..

Code: 51795Price: 120.00 GBP

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WW1 4th Bn Norfolk Regiment Photographic Postcards.

An interesting group of five postcards, which seem to have been taken at the Norfolk & Suffolk Brigade Camp Holkham 1914. Some wear, one with a small rip.

The camp took place in July 1914, with over 2,000 of the Brigade attending.

Code: 51796Price: 40.00 GBP

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