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Collectables, Militaria, Arms & Armour
Live
Venue address
West Street Auction Galleries
Lewes, East Sussex
BN7 2NJ
United Kingdom
Collectables, Militaria, Arms & Armour

Sale 635 April 2024

Auction dates
Apr 30, 2024 09:30 AM BST
Lots: 1-403
Viewing dates
Apr 25, 2024 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM BST
Apr 26, 2024 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM BST
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There are 403 lots within this auction
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22 copies of The Journal of the Brigade of Gurkhas, 1954 to 1995 approx; also a quantity of Military
45 GBP
40 - 50 GBP
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"Edged Weapons of the Third Reich 1933-1945" by Stephens, Almark Publications, 1972, hardback with
0 GBP
30 - 40 GBP
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"Head-dress Badges of the British Army" by Kipling & King, 1972; and "Head-dress Badges of the
0 GBP
30 - 40 GBP
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11 gun and weapon books, including "Sharps Firearms" by Sellers, 1995 edition; Sotheby's catalogue
80 GBP
40 - 50 GBP
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10 books on antique firearms, including "Georgian Pistols", by Norman Dixon, 1971; "Spanish Guns and
40 GBP
40 - 60 GBP
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9 volumes relating to mainly antique firearms, including "The Scottish Pistol, its History,
40 GBP
50 - 60 GBP
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8 books relating to antique firearms, including "The Revolver 1865-1888" by Taylerson, 1966; "
45 GBP
40 - 50 GBP
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4 books relating to antique firearms: "Adams' Revolvers", by Chamberlain & Taylerson, 1976; "The
80 GBP
30 - 50 GBP
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"Great British Gunmakers 1540 -1740", by Neal and Back, 1984, number 317 of a limited edition of
50 GBP
50 - 60 GBP
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A WWII D day printed paper message marked "Secret", reading "The following message from the
0 GBP
100 - 120 GBP
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A WWII printed paper message given to troops involved in the D Day invasion, headed "Supreme
180 GBP
100 - 120 GBP
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A printed paper D Day "Personal Message from the C-in-C, to be read out to all Troops", explaining
95 GBP
100 - 120 GBP
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A large quantity of post cards, predominently 1920s European views, some of India, saucy or comic
0 GBP
30 - 50 GBP
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2 sets of "Realistic Travels - Publishers" stereoscopic pictures of "The Great War", in their
0 GBP
200 - 250 GBP
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A photograph of an original painting by Frank Wootton entitled "Achtung Spitfire", of a Spitfire
0 GBP
50 - 75 GBP
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14 WWII large format official press photographs of the invasion of Europe 1944-45, 10" x 8",
110 GBP
100 - 120 GBP
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An oil painting on canvas of 19th Century French Infantry, including bandsmen and a mounted officer,
460 GBP
300 - 350 GBP
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A late 19th century brass cigar cutter, in the form of a pin-fire revolver, 6½" overall, with
0 GBP
175 - 200 GBP
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A WWII printed silk escape map of Cyrenaica, to include Eastern North Africa, Sahara Desert,
110 GBP
50 - 75 GBP
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Five painted cast metal ships' plaques: "Sea Devil", "Eskimo", "Rocket", "Woodbridge Haven" and "
0 GBP
40 - 50 GBP
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A 2 piece brass mould to cast a 50mm lead figure of a Zulu warrior with shield and knobkerry; and 19
75 GBP
40 - 50 GBP
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A WWI "trench art" souvenir 18pr brass shell case, dated "5/16", boldly engraved with flowers and "
0 GBP
80 - 100 GBP
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A WWI "Trench Art" souvenir basket or tray, made from a section of an aluminium water bottle,
45 GBP
40 - 60 GBP
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A "trench art" model motor launch, 15" overall, with wooden hull, and brass superstructure, rails
0 GBP
100 - 130 GBP
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An elaborate WWI Trench Art Gong, made from the base of a 4.5inch howitzer shell case and an 18pr
0 GBP
250 - 300 GBP
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A heavy bronze "Victory" hand bell, embossed with busts of Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin and
130 GBP
75 - 100 GBP
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A WWII Air Ministry bronze bell, diameter 8", the inside embossed with crown and "AM" mark, now
200 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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The boss and one blade of a 2 bladed wooden propeller, 45" overall, the bass stamped "DRG NO Y648/
85 GBP
80 - 100 GBP
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A WWII pattern rocket propelled Target Drone, of conventional wood and fabric construction,
0 GBP
60 - 80 GBP
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Netherlands: an accumulation of modern coins comprising: 2½ Gulden 1960 GVF, 1970 (4), 1971, 1979
0 GBP
40 - 50 GBP
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MBE First type military issue, HM London 1919, VF. £75-100
80 GBP
75 - 100 GBP
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Khedive's Star 1882 (reverse impressed 4221 Priv't R. Davis CTC). VF £60-80
70 GBP
60 - 80 GBP
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IGS 1895, 1 clasp Relief of Chitral 1895, (2999 Pte J Murray, 2nd Bn, K.O.Sco Bord), VF, claw a
85 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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I.G.S. 1894, bronze issue, 1 clasp Relief of Chitral 1895 (script engraved 374 Dooly Bearer Bythal
80 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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IGS 1895, Ed VII issue in bronze, 1 clasp Waziristan 1901-2 (Bearer Fazl Ilahi 29th Pjb Infy),
0 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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QSA, 2 clasps CC, OFS (7741 Shg: & Car: Sth E. Castell, A.S.C.). VF £50-60
65 GBP
50 - 60 GBP
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Three: 1914 star with clasp (un-attached), BWM, Victory (MI 5608 Pte R V Williams, ASC), VF; Pair:
80 GBP
80 - 100 GBP
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Three: 1914-15 star, BWM, Victory (19368 Pte W P Smethurst, R W Fus), GVF, with a Memorial Plaque to
110 GBP
100 - 120 GBP
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Three: 1914-15 star, BWM, Victory (9344 Pte R Thorley Manch R), VF; with a Manchester Regt cap
80 GBP
50 - 75 GBP
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Three: 1914-15 star, BWM, Victory (165 Gnr. W.B. Bellingham RA). VF £40-60
45 GBP
40 - 60 GBP
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Pair: BWM, Victory (87299 Spr A Faggetter RE). GVF with a Memorial Plaque to Albert Faggetter, and
110 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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A small collection of WWI medals to the Smethurst family comprising Pairs: BWM, Victory (3205 Gnr
80 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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Pair: BWM, Victory (782312 Pte S L Perkins 49-Can Inf), VF, Note: Sidney Lionel Perkins, 49th Bn
110 GBP
80 - 100 GBP
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Pair: BWM, Victory (3317025 Pte A J Deadman, 102 Can Inf) VF; Single BWM (132790 A.L. Cpl S.
70 GBP
75 - 100 GBP
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Pair: BWM, Victory (249224 Pte H R Howchin, 116-Can Inf), VF; single BWM (175142 Pte J T Chandler
70 GBP
60 - 100 GBP
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BWM (6777 Pte P H Bridge 1st Can. Inf) VF, Note: Percy Harold Bridge, was killed in action 4.3.
65 GBP
75 - 100 GBP
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I.G.S. 1908, 1 clasp Afghanistan N W F 1919 (100886 Pte J Strickland M.G. Cps) VF; I.G.S.1908, 1
55 GBP
50 - 75 GBP
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Four: 1939-45 star, Burma star, Defence, War (all un-named as issued), mounted as worn and with
80 GBP
75 - 100 GBP
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A most interesting family grouping: Defence Medal (un-named as issued) VF (slight edge bump), with a
85 GBP
40 - 60 GBP
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Pair: GSM 1918-62, 1 clasp Cyprus (22563044 Dvr H V Williams, RASC), NEF, UN Cyprus medal (un-
0 GBP
50 - 70 GBP
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Army LS & GC, Vic issue, with swivelling scroll suspender, undated type (impressed 114 Pte A
50 GBP
50 - 70 GBP
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Army LS&GC, George V Military bust, (T.15761 Sd.S.Sjt A.W. Elley R.A.S.C.), GVF; Army LS & GC,
0 GBP
100 - 120 GBP
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3 Southern Railway Centre of St John Ambulance Station awards to Harold A Pentilow: bronze with 7
55 GBP
60 - 80 GBP
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France: Miinisterie De La Marine Et Des Colonies silver life saving medal, (named to Jean Bourhis,
80 GBP
80 - 100 GBP
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An interesting large format "visitors book", headed "Deutscher Luftsport Verband", commemorating the
660 GBP
100 - 120 GBP
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A large Third Reich bronzed brass standing eagle, on a rectangular base inscribed "Deutschland"
1,250 GBP
1,300 - 1,400 GBP
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Two WWII Afrika Korps souvenir brass plates, 10" diameter, one embossed and punched "Afrika 1941-
45 GBP
50 - 70 GBP
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2 scarce Third Reich car number plates, both of the SS, made of steel sheets with rolled edges, 12¾"
170 GBP
180 - 220 GBP
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A Third Reich pressed aluminium DAF sign, 8" diameter (no fittings); a cast lead wall eagle,
50 GBP
50 - 80 GBP
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A post WWII German made souvenir "jeep" cigarette lighter; operating the door handles causes the
70 GBP
60 - 80 GBP
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