Pre 1914

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BRITISH VICTORIAN 17TH LANCERS ENLISTED MAN’S COMPLETE UNIFORM.

BRITISH VICTORIAN 17TH LANCERS ENLISTED MAN’S COMPLETE UNIFORM.

A good uniform of an enlisted cavalry man from the famous 17th Lancers, their fame is traced back to the charge of the light Brigade in the Crimea of which the Regiment was part of the charge. A late Victorian enlisted man’s Lance cap With all battle honours up to South Africa 1878, no moth damage to the ribbed white wool sides of the mortar board top, yellow and blue pom-pom, white horsehair p...  read more

Code: 89395

Reserved

VICTORIAN BRITISH HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT HOME SERVICE HELMET.

VICTORIAN BRITISH HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT HOME SERVICE HELMET.

A very good example of the late Victorian home service officers helmet for the Hampshire Regiment. The main body of the helmet constructed product of of cork, and covered in four panels of very fine blue Melton wool cloth. This example has one minor moth nip to the rear of the helmet, the nap to the cloth is good overall. The gilt is excellent, Kings crown to the front plate indicating of use b...  read more

Code: 89450

Reserved

SHARPS FIREARMS BY FRANK SELLERS.

SHARPS FIREARMS BY FRANK SELLERS.

345 pages of top quality information, photographs of all the variation of weapons and cartridges produced by the Sharps Firearms Company from 1849 onwards. Complete with its dust cover, which is torn but it is complete. Published 1978, this printed 1988.  read more

Code: 89281

75.00 GBP

ANTIQUE FIREARMS BY FREDERICK WILKINSON

ANTIQUE FIREARMS BY FREDERICK WILKINSON

With its original fly leaf cover. Published 1979. 264 pages of mainly black and white photographs but with some colour images. Fantastic in-depth written detail of some of the most famous hand and long guns from early firearms to 1900.  read more

Code: 89282

10.00 GBP

US CIVIL WAR COLT MODEL 1851 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER.

US CIVIL WAR COLT MODEL 1851 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER.

A good service used example of the Colt model 1851 navy revolver, serial number 181796 which dates it to early 1865. The gun is in fully functional order and holds in both half and full cock, it has all of its original nipples and matching numbers, except the wedge, which is a Confederate replacement and the front site is period replaced with a silver blade. The underside of the brass grip is ...  read more

Code: 89057

2850.00 GBP

BRITISH VICTORIAN LANCER OFFICERS HELMET OF THE 9th LANCERS.

BRITISH VICTORIAN LANCER OFFICERS HELMET OF THE 9th LANCERS.

A magnificent condition 9th Lancer officers’ helmet, 1902 to 1910 style crown. the gilt to all the fittings mint bright, The rabbit skin main body perfect, slight crazing to the leather of the morter board top, the ribbed black sides to the morter top without any moth damage, the chin chain is the unique roped ring style only worn by the 9th Lancers. To the interior the grained Morocco mid tan ...  read more

Code: 88956

3650.00 GBP

BRITISH VICTORIAN RORKE’S DRIFT WHITE COLONIAL HELMET.

BRITISH VICTORIAN RORKE’S DRIFT WHITE COLONIAL HELMET.

A very good condition all white cork helmet, four panel canvas with white pagree, screw in air vent, complete with its brass chin chain with leather backing , this is the classic enlisted ranks helmet issued to all soldiers in the colonial period of 1870 onwards, the leather lining complete but with the loss to the glaze to the skin of the leather, faint traces of ink issue stamping to the inte...  read more

Code: 89002

3250.00 GBP

BRITISH VICTORIAN BOER WAR ENLISTED MANS PITH COLONIAL PITH HELMET.

BRITISH VICTORIAN BOER WAR ENLISTED MANS PITH COLONIAL PITH HELMET.

The 1878 form of cork helmet with rounded front peak worn by the British Army through the late colonial period through to the end of the Boer war. This example having a WD marked added khaki field cover the helmet is white under the cover stop the sweatband is the standard form which does have some of the outer skin remaining on the leather sweatband, green lining faint traces of an original ow...  read more

Code: 89003

Reserved

PRE WWI FOUL WEATHER BUSBY.

PRE WWI FOUL WEATHER BUSBY.

We have had literally hundreds of items of British military headdress for the Victorian period in the past 45 years but never a foul weather Hussar Busby. The Busby produced in oilskin with gilt lace around the crown, its button also covered in oilskin to the front of the helmet. To the interior its original leather liner and inner silk all in place, the silk has lost colour, there is also the ...  read more

Code: 88985

750.00 GBP

FRENCH CHASSEPOT BAYONET.

FRENCH CHASSEPOT BAYONET.

A nice condition ‘1867’ dated Chassepot bayonet. Good condition brass ribbed hilt with its rifle attachment system present and working correctly. A series of mismatched number to the hilt and to the scabbard, the scabbard itself is complete undamaged.  read more

Code: 88800

140.00 GBP