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PRE-WAR

RICHMOND MILITARY ANTIQUES

9am to 5pm - Mon to Fri

North Yorkshire - England

richmondmilitaryantiques@gmail.com

Tel: +44 (0)7853 431727

All items available to view - and covered by our refund/guarantee of authenticity

PayPal protected payments accepted for all orders








QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL & WWI TRIO - GROUP
 


£325
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ref: sagroup2f



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  • BOER WAR and WW1 TRIO GROUP

    Queen's South African Medal and WW1 trio including bilingual Victory Medal, all medals named to receipient "PTE J CLASSEN - QUEENSTOWN T. G."
    "PTE J.W. CLASSEN 4TH INFANTRY"
    "DE GROTE OORLOG VOOR DE BESCHAVING 1914 - 1919"

    All medals in excellent condition


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  • INDIAN MUTINY MEDAL 1857 - 1859
     


    SOLD

    ref: Ref: mp-inmuto-0615



    An Indian Mutiny Medal, material-silver, (1857-1859 to Gr. and Dr. Wm. Steele, 12th Btn. R. Arty., with Lucknow clasp)
    Gunner and Driver William Steele, 12th Battalion. Royal Artillery



    QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL - DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY
     


    £185
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    ref: dur1



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  • Queen's South Africa Medal - two clasps TUGELA HEIGHTS and RELIEF OF LADYSMITH - material: silver - original period ribbon

    awarded to 4120 PTE. W. Hunt, DURHAM. LT INFY (Private W. Hunt, Durham Light Infantry)

    (verified on role WO100 201, with a note in the margin stating "Reservist")

    Very good original condition - any inspection welcomed


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  • QUEEN VICTORIA SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL - KAFFRAIAN RIFLES
     


    £185
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    ref: ep-qvbwf-1216



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  • Queen Victoria South Africa Medal - three clasps TRANSVAAL, ORANGE FREE STATE and CAPE COLONY - material: silver

    Awarded to "604 St. SERJT A. T, DRYBURGH, KAFFERN: RIFLES" - (Serjeant - Kaffraian Rifles are a South African Army infantry regiment, still in existance but now renamed Buffalo Volunteer Rifles after the nearby Buffalo River)

    Exceptional, original, unused condition - any inspection welcomed


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  • WW1 TRENCH WATCH
     


    £150
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    ref: ep-trenchswatch-0916



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  • 'The Military Watch' WW1 Trench Watch - an early example of one of the first wrist watches - Hallmarked Silver case also bearing the serial number: 116551 - Undamaged face bearing the name 'The Military Watch'

    Full working order and keeps good time - used condition - replacement strap.


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  • PIHA KAETTA DAGGER - SINHALESE - 18th CENTURY
     


    £2500 : (18+yrs 0nly)
    We strongly recommend personal viewing to appreciate the supreme caftsmanship of this item

    add postage & packing, rate C, if required

    ref: ep-pihaketta1f-1215

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  • A fine 18th Century Sinhalese Piha Kaetta Dagger - A supreme example of unbelievably intricate Sinhalese craftsmanship

    Silver mounted carved horn or shell grip/hilt with silver pommel cap - Silver Sheath/Scabbard with silver filigree mounts

    Overall length: 8ins (25.4cm)

    Blade length: 4ins (10.2)cm



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  • THE PRINCESS OF WALES OWN YORKSHIRE REGIMENT (GREEN HOWARDS) BADGE
     


    £30
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    ref: pre-yorkregbadgef-8140

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  • A badge of The Princess of Wales Own Yorkshire Regiment better kown as the 'Green Howards'

    Silver mounted tortoise shell - Silver Hallmarks, maker C & A - Pre 1902 as 'Alexandra' was added in 1902

    Diameter: 26.5mm



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  • MAINZ POLITICAL LEADER'S SHOULDER BOARD (IMPERIAL GERMANY)
     


    £45
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    ref: pre-mainzboard-8170

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  • A very ellaborate shoulder board bearing the city shield of Mainz Germany

    the shoulder board came with a colllection of Third Reich memorablia, but bears the Imperial Crown which leads us to believe it originates from in between the war years

    In first class undamaged condition



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  • BRITISH ARMY OFFICER'S STEEL UNIFORM CHEST - CIRCA 1870
     


    £250
    unfortunately too heavy to post, customer collection or shipping only email for quote

    ref: pre-vicchest819

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  • A very sturdily constucted "Jones" British Army Officer's steel uniform chest

    Jones Brothers & Co. (Wolverhampton) began manufacture of these chests in around 1870 specifically for use in Africa and India

    In fascinating used aged and complete condition

    Size: 28ins x 8.75ins x 15.5ins (71cm x 22cm x 39cm)



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  • PICKELHAUBE
     


    £450
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    ref: pre-pickelhaube-8140

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  • A WW1 trophy Bavarian State Pickelhaube, enlisted Infantryman's 'model 1895' this example with brass fittings being pre 1915 when fittings were changed to zinc grey - original leather chin strap

    Aged condition

    Size: medium



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  • RFC SIDE CAP
     




    £850
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    ref: pre-rfccap8110

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  • A WW1 Royal Flying Corps side cap - belonging to "****** Searle" - also his RFC Shoulder Boards and two original period photographs showing him wearing his cap and his early RAF cap

    Aged condition - some moth damage

    Size: 7 3/4



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  • BROWN BESS BAYONET - circa 1790/1853
     


    £95
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    ref: pre-bbbay8111


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  • Brown Bess pattern bayonet circa 1790/1853 - inspection marks and numbered 12/71 (12th Company of the 71st Foot) 71st Regiment was a Highland Regiment raised in 1777

    Aged condition - some of the original bluing remains

    Overall Length: 21.5ins (54.5cm)
    Blade Length: 16.75ins (42.5cm)
    [10-5D-81]



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  • AFGHANISTAN KABUL TO KANDAHAR STAR 1880
     


    £285
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    ref: kk



    Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880, material-bronze, with original ribbon
    this medal was awarded to officers and men who made the 310 mile march from Kabul to Kandahar under General Roberts
    unengraved example as many were.


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  • WW1 IRON CROSS 2nd CLASS
     


    £60
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    ref: mp-ww1ic1f-1115



    WW1 Iron Cross 2nd class - maker marked "F", records no longer exist as to who maker F was.

    Really nice aged condition with original period ribbon.


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  • WW1 IRON CROSS 2nd CLASS / HINDENBURG CROSS (THE HONOUR CROSS OF THE WW 1914/1918) MOUNTED PAIR - MAKER MARKED "N"
     


    £85
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    ref: trm-2ww1ek2-8160



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  • WW1 Iron Cross 2nd class and Hinenburg Cross (correct name: The Honour Cross of the World War !914/1918) mounted pair - Iron Cross maker marked "N" : Hindenburg Cross maker marked "G"

    Both medals in the pair are in really nicely aged, undamged and original condition


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  • WW1 IRON CROSS 1st CLASS & ORIGINAL VELVET LINED BOX
     


    £375 SOLD
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    ref: ep-ww1ic1stclassf-1115



    WW1 Iron Cross 1st class in original velvet lined box of issue, silk to the lid. - Maker marked "FR" for Frank & Reif of Stuttgart

    Superb example.



    WW1 FRENCH GROUP - FRAMED
     


    £165
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    ref: pre-frenchgp819f



    WW1 French Group

    aged condition


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  • VOLUNTEER LONG SERVICE MEDAL 1894
     


    £110
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    ref: mp-viclongserv2f-1115



    Volunteer Long Service Medal, instituted 1894, material-silver, original period ribbon, unnamed, awarded for 20yrs service in the ranks
    Officers could also receive the award for non commissioned service


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  • QUEEN VICTORIA DIAMOND JUBILEE MEDALLION 1897 - 925 STERLING SILVER BOXED
     


    £145
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    ref: ep-vic1897f-0617



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  • Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medallion 1897 celebrating 60 years on the throne - 925 Sterling Silver - issued in 1897 by the Royal Mint

    Medal in undamaged, uncleaned and excellent condition - box original, undamaged and nicely aged

    Diameter: 56mm
    Weight: 84.52g


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  • HIDEAWAY/MUFF PERCUSSION PISTOL
     


    £185 SOLD


    ref: ep-muffpistolf-0216



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  • A 19th Century English Hideaway/Muff pistol made by Thomas Fletcher of Gloucester. Walnut butt inset with silver coloured lozenge. Folding trigger, completely hidden away when not cocked.

    A beautifully crafted example of an interesting type of pistol made by a well known and reputable gunsmith Thomas Fletcher. (His first work dates back to 1829, he was the son of William Fletcher)

    The company continued trading until 1980.



    WW1 DEATH PLAQUE & LETTER - TO WILLIAM HOUGHTON
     
    £85
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    Plus postage & packing

    ref: mp-deathpla2-1015



    WW1 Death Plaque to William Houghton.


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  • PRINCESS MARY CHRISTMAS TIN 1914 WITH COMPLETE CONTENTS
     


    SOLD

    ref: ep-qntin4-0815



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  • Princess Mary Christmas Tin 1914 with contents of Tabacco and Cigarettes intact, together with Christmas card and Photo in the envelope of issue
    Supplied in original cardboard cover marked in pencil "Chief Petty Officer RN Mr (name illegibe) Freddies Father. Simply the best and most intact example we have ever come across. - in remarkable original condition



    PRINCESS MARY CHRISTMAS TIN 1914 WITH PHOTO & CHRISTMAS CARD
     


    £45
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    ref: ep-christinf-1217



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  • Princess Mary Christmas Tin - 1914

    - Good condition


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  • AMMUNITION BELT WW1 - (BANDOLIER) - MAUSER
     


    £65
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    ref: ammobelt1



    A WW1 period leather Mauser ammunition belt/bandolier


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  • WWI GEORGE V 1897 INFANTRY PATTERN OFFICER'S DRESS SWORD
     


    £285 : (18+yrs 0nly)
    add postage & packing, rate D, if required ref: ew-gvswordfn-0615


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  • WWI George V 1897 PATTERN INFANTRY OFFICER's DRESS SWORD - Retailed by Moss Brothers & Co. Ltd. 20 & 21 King Street, Covent Garden
    Etched blade decorated both sides with the Royal Monogram, coat of arms and scrollwork
    Hilt pierced and engraved with wire-bound fishskin grip.
    part bullion knot
    Leather covered scabbard in good condition.

    Overall Length: 40ins (101.25cm)

    Blade Length: 32.5ins (82.5)cm



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  • AMERICAN CIVIL WAR 1840 PATTERN SABRE
     




    SOLD

    ref: ep-uscivilwarsabre-0116


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  • American Civil War 1840 Pattern Sabre (Wristbreaker) - ripe for restoration - Once the hilt is rebound and rewired a great Confederate Sword

    By the time of the Civil War the Northern States were highly organised and the majority of their weapons bore marks of the Amoury from where they were issued

    The Southern States were not so hightly organised and weapons did not bear Armoury marks - any marks tended to be personalised - this one is marked to the finger guard with a number and letter

    Leather originally covered the wooden core of the hilt and some remains - scabbard condition.

    Overall Length: 43.75ins (111.2cm)

    Blade Length: 36ins (91.5cm)







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