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9 Officers of the British Army – “The Royal Welch Fusiliers”. Limited edition framed print. Signed and glazed 8″ x 14″ £20 – £30
22 Pictures and Royal Portraits illustrative of English and Scottish History by Thomas Archer – original 1876 edition complete in 2 volumes 4to in the publisher’s cloth, spines frayed at head and toe, good condition otherwise. £10 – £15
23 The Great War by H W Wilson. Complete set of the original edition in 13 volumes 4 to as published in 1919. £15 – £20
24 Ancient History – Greek Myths by Robert Graves (1961 third edition), Symbolism of the Gods of the Egyptians (1978 reprint) by T M Stewart, Gods Graves and Scholars by C W Ceram (1971), and 12 others. £10 – £15
26 Bible Studies – Atlas of the Bible by L H Grollenberg (1965), Uncanonical and Apocryphal Scriptures by W R Churton (1884), Personalities of the Old Testament by Tleming James, and 5 others. (8) £5 – £10
27 Bibles and Prayer Books – New English Bible (1970, 3 volumes – OT, NT, Apocrypha), Handbook to the 1978 Lectionary, Oxford Book of Prayer (1985) and 16 others used by the Rev Raymond Wood in Malaya, Borneo, Cornwall and Yorkshire. 21 £10 – £15
30 British History and Topography – British Myths and Legends (Folio Society, 3 volumes contained in 1 slipcase), English Country Churches by Brabbs (1986), Illustrated Maps of Scotland by Jeffrey Stone (1991), and 18 others. (31) £10 – £15
31 Comparative Religion – Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church by F L Cross (1963 reprint), The Koran translated Sale, Concise Dictionary of Religious Quotations by William Neil (1975) and 21 others. (24) £10 – £15
36 English Literature – 20 novels by Dickens in the Hazell Watson series binding, 12 uniformly bound volumes by various authors published by the Daily Express in the 1930’s, 8 volumes by Somerset Maugham from the Heron Book Collected works. (40) £5 – £10
38 Folio Society – Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift, The Pick of Punch, Edward Lear’s Complete Nonsense and 7 others similar all as published by the Folio Society, complete with individual slip cases. (10) £10 – £15
39 Folio Society – Life of Thomas Becket trans Greenaway, The Monks of War by Desmond Seward, The Dead Sea Scrolls by Geza Vermes and 3 others similar all as published by the Folio Society, complete with individual slip cases. (6) Good £10 – £15
40 Food and Drink – Entertaining by Robert Carrier (1977), Delia’s How To Cook book one (1998 reprint), The Savoy Cocktail Book (1983 reprint) and 6 others. (9) £10 – £15
41 History of Christianity – Jerome by J N D Kelly (1975), Through the ages by Francis Barker (1966), Foxe’s Book of Martyrs (1887 edition) and 2 others. (5) £10 – £15
42 Hymns and Psalms – Historical Companion to Hymns Ancient and Modern edited Frost (1962), Oxford Book of Carols (1964 edition), Parish Psalter with chants by S H Nicholson (1968 edition) and 11 others. £10 – £15
43 Music and Art – Oxford Companion to Music by P A Scholes (1970 10th edition) Introduction to Drawing by John Jackson (1989), Drawing of Leonardo da Vinci by A E Popham (1958 edition), and 7 others. (10) £10 – £15
45 Reference – Compact Oxford English Dictionary (2 vols), Cambridge Biographical Encyclopaedia by David Crystal (1995 reprint) Syndrome Finder by J I Rodale (1979), and 16 others. (20) £10 – £15
46 The Garhwal Rifles – Boys Company outstanding signed print of the standard by Cameron, framed and glazed. 15″ x 25″ £10 – £15
47 Straits Times Annuals for every year between 1962 and 1967 when Raymond Wood was in Borneo and elsewhere in South East Asia. (6) £10 – £15
48 Synopsis of the Gospels – the synoptic gospels with the Johannine parallels (1964 first edition) by H F D Sparks. A good copy in a slightly worn dust wrapper. (1) £10 – £15
50 World History – Pax Britannica  by James Morris (Folio Society edition, 3 volumes in 1 slipcase), Hamlyn’s on this Day by Keith Addison and others (1992), Encyclopaedia of dates edited by L C Pascoe (1991 edition), and 3 others. (8) £10 – £15
56 216 Parachute Signal Squadron ‘Kacanik Device’ June 1999 – a fine colour limited edition print by K. Lyles 18″ x 24″ framed and glazed. £10 – £15
57 Parachute ‘Jump’ – a superb framed colour photograph of Paratroopers preparing to Jump. Excellent image, 18″ x 24″ £10 – £15
60 Soldier Magazine from 1947 Vo.3 No.1 – 1969. Bound volumes in (3) cartons. £35 – £40
64 A Popular History Of The Great War, by Hammerton six volume set in hardback. Good £6 – £8
67 Coldstream Guards – Gazette Tercentenary 1850-1950 edition, Presentation of the colours to the Third Battalion 1950 and Trooping the colours – Horse Guards Regt. 1953. £5 – £8
74 Ephemera – World War I magazine  ‘The Great War Issue 13’.  Image of Lieut. Gen. Sir Douglas Haig.  Also comes with an image of a Sergeant in Service dress, unknown Regt. £5 – £8
80 Yeo-Thomas – The White Rabbit. The story of Wing Cmdr Yeo-Thomas G.C.,M.C. Without dust cover, Good. £5 – £10
84 Firearms. ‘Small Arms’ by Ian Hobb; ‘Modern Rifles & Sub-Machine Guns’ by Major Myatt M.C.; ‘Firearms Collecting for Amateurs’ by Henderson. (3) £5 – £10
85 Jay Winter & Blaine Baggett. 1914-18 The Great War and the shaping of the 20th Century. Pub. BBC Books £10 – £15
89 Military books – For Fuhrer and Fatherland, The Desert War, Delta Force, Guy Gisbon etc. £10 – £20
103 World War I British propaganda booklets – Two copies of ‘Fragments of France’ by Captain Bruce Bairnsfather and issue No. 5, published by Bystander.  Cover damaged.  Scarce. £5 – £10
114 WWII News paper, The Northern Echo. Monday 20th July 1942. Mentions the Allies Advance on Ruweisat Ridge and Russians take initiative at Voronezh. Folded. £5 – £10
115 Falklands are British – A news special on the Falklands war and map of the Falklands. A nice original lot. £5 – £10
119 Book of maps, Motoring Maps Of The British Isles. Published by Roadway Time Tabus Ltd. £3 – £5
122 Royal Navy (2) pairs of Navy blue trousers, one heavy wool with patch pocket. In excellent condition, large size. £10 – £15
131 WWII Sam Browne, circa 1939 worn by a Tom Parkinson  R.E. Good condition with the belts leather still supple and brass fittings £15 – £20
141 Burma Star Association group (6) including: 14th Army cloth badge with an enamel tie pin, a Seaforth and Cameron Highlanders bonnet badge and a sweet heart brooch. £15 – £20
156 1930’s – 40’s  Brass Pyrene Heavy Vehicle Fire Extinguisher with its original wall bracket. Ideal for the restorer. £15 – £20
163 WWII RAF booklet, ABC of the RAF edited by Sir John Hammerton. Gives an overview of RAF during WWII. In good condition, paperback. £5 – £10
166 Royal Navy buttons (22) large gilt. KC, with various makers. £5 – £10
167 Royal Army Ordinance Corps stay bright buttons (12) large, (2) medium. (3 x large are KC, 2 x small are KC) £5 – £10
177 Royal Welsh Fusiliers buckle Cap badges.  (6) Small brass R.W.F. buttons, (8) brass and (8) Cloth Rank pips and a white feather plume. Good. £5 – £10
179 The Great British Regiments produced by Texaco.  Includes a forward by Lieut-General Sir Brian Horrocks.  Good. £5 – £10
180 1930’s Vimy Canadian Memorial photos, designed by Walter’s all Ward, Toronto. 10 photos of Vimy memorial. £5 – £10
182 WWII British Gas Mask  Civilian issue Gas Mask 1940 made by Siede Corman & Co. Ltd.  Large size and could use a clean. £5 – £10
188 Naval Cap ribbon ‘H.M.S. Stalker’.  Good. £5 – £10
189 Naval Cap ribbon ‘H.M.S. Dauntless’.  Pre WWII ribbon. £5 – £10
191 Naval Cap Ribbon ‘H.M.S. Orion’.  Pre WWII Cap ribbon.  Scarce. £5 – £10
195 Naval Cap Ribbon ‘H.M.S. Raleigh’.  Pre WWII.  Scarce. £5 – £10
196 Naval Cap Ribbon ‘H.M.S. Vernon’.  Pre WWII ribbon.  Scarce. £5 – £10
197 Naval Cap Ribbon ‘H.M.S. Vernon’.  Pre WWII.  Scarce. £5 – £10
198 Naval Cap Ribbon ‘H.M.S. Vernon’.  Pre WWII ribbon.  Scarce. £5 – £10
200 WWII Naval Ribbon ‘H.M.S. Barrage’.  With the Knot.  Scarce. £5 – £10
208 Royal Signals No. 1 Dress Uniform, 1950’s. Sergeant with Campaign Service Ribbon. Size 38 Chest £15 – £20
210 Royal Hertfordshire Fusiliers No.2 dress officers jacket, 1960’s. Rank of Major £15 – £20
216 World War II issue Naval Ribbon ‘H.M.S.’.  Scarce. £5 – £10
217 Royal Engineers No.2 Dress Khaki  Uniform 1980 .  Barathea with worsted corporals chevrons. £15 – £20
219 Naval Cap Ribbon ‘Sea Cadet Corps’, ribbon has been cut in half. £5 – £10
221 RAF Sergeant’s No.1 Dress jacket, grey/blue Baratusa, QC Staybrite buttons, medal ribbon form R.A.F. L.S. & G.C. 1970s-1990s. £15 – £20
223  RAF Flight Lieutenant’s Mess Dress Uniform, jacket, waistcoat and trousers.  QEC gilt buttons, gold Rank lace, silk lapels and lining.  Made by Gieves &. Hawkes of Saville Row, London. £15 – £20
226 Royal Air Force – Greatcoat.  Sergeant’s Rank chevrons. Brass buttons. Dated 1961. Slight mothing. £10 – £20
228 North Denes Coast Watch S.S.G. – Consisting of beret, trousers, shirt, and navy blue wool jumper. £15 – £20
232 H.M. Coastguard armband.  Good. £5 – £10
240 Royal Artillery Officer’s Dress Uniform with collar badges Rank of Lieutenant, with trousers.  Good condition £15 – £20
254 Royal Artillery 1869 pattern Red Mess jacket with black shawl collar Epaulettes and cuffs with red  waistcoat. Kings crown buttons £25 – £30
256 Officer’s Service Dress tunic, Hussar Regiment 1960 or earlier. Collar badges absent.” £20 – £30
258 Red Mess jacket.  Navy shawl collar and cuffs.  No buttons.  Name: F.W.Ball Esq. 1924. £10 – £20
263 Norfolk Yeomanry Mess jacket and overalls. Senior NCO  Yellow collar and cuffs,  braid Epaulettes and broad yellow strip on trousers.  KORRNY Badges replaced with GS buttons. Name: C.J.R.Chubb 1956.  Rogers & Co., 57-58 Jermyn Street. W1. £100 – £150
270 Uniform – Lot of 4 Lanyards  2xplaited blue and gold (R.A.P.C.); 1xplaited white (Cavalry); 1xBlack with clip (Para Logs?). £5 – £10
280 Royal Navy Arctic service Pea coat three quarter length jacket. Cloth covered buttons and in excellent condition. £20 – £30
282 Royal Navy Blazer jacket to the rank of captain. QEII Buttons. £15 – £20
284 Lady’s Naval/ Civil defence uniform jacket.  4 patch pockets. Small size. £10 – £20
287 WWII R.A.F. Service jacket to the rank of Flight Lieutenant, with tree place medal bar and squadron leaders wings. £15 – £20
294 RAF No.2 Dress Uniform at the rank of Flight Lieutenant. Medal ribbons include: Distinguished service order, Flying Merit post 1919 medal, Air crew Europe etc. In excellent condition with original wings. Large size £25 – £30
299 Canadian World War II Greatcoat with Corporal chevrons, Size 1 with War Department marking, comes with Service issue trousers. In excellent condition. £10 – £20
313 Royal Artillery 1955 Officer’s No.2 Service Dress jacket. £10 – £20
314 Queens Regt No.2 Dress Tunic c.1970.  1st “Queen’s Regiment.”  Name: D.Forde.  . £10 – £20
335 RAF Pilots Flightsuit in olive green, excellent condition in medium size £ 15 – £25
337 Ladies Boot/Trouser spats – Late 19th, early 20th century style in black made from felt with button up sides. £5 – £10
343 Navy Blue Army-style students cap with peak.. Unknown maker. 1930’s period?  In good condition, Size 55. £10 – £15
345 Blue Officer Style Cap with leather peak.  P.T.T. buttons could be Postal Service?  In good condition, made by Henca N.V., Size 57. £5 – £10
368 British Army Dickey Shirts (3) with detachable collars (3) in XL size 16½” collar.  In good condition. £10 – £15
374 3 x Khaki flannel shirts, 1950’s.  Collar attached, epaulets, box-floated packets and long tails, long sleeves, Size 6. £10 – £15
386 Royal Observer Corps jacket, zip up uniform jacket. £10 – £15
388 RAF Great coat dated 1961, size 9 with sergeants rank chevrons. Good £15 – £20
390 WWII Period Royal Artillery Mess dress jacket to the rank of Lt/Col in excellent condition. Brass buttons with KC. £20 – £30
394 Coldstream Guards Battle dress jacket, 1949 pattern in very good condition. £15 – £25
400 WWII Period Royal Artillery mess kit with red lapels complete to the rank of second Lieutenant. Brass Kings crown buttons £20 – £30
401 WWII Period Royal Artillery mess kit complete to the rank of second Lieutenant. Kings crown buttons £20 – £30
402 1940 Pattern Battle dress jacket dated 1952 inside. Excellent condition £15 – £20
403 1940 Pattern Battle dress jacket dated 1952 inside. Excellent condition £15 – £20
404 WWII Period Royal Navy jacket to the rank of Lt/Commander, kings crown buttons. £15 – £20
405 WWII Period Royal Navy jacket to the rank of Commander, kings crown buttons. £15 – £20
406 British Army 1950’s-60’s Dress shirt collars (6) made by Van Hensen.  Khaki and Olive Green size 16½.  Good. £5 – £10
431 Uniform – World War I & II Officer’s Rank Devices  MGC Captains Collar patches, rank pips etc.  Good. £8 – £12
442 Patches – Royal British Navy Reserve  Cloth shoulder patches.  Navigation patch Lanyard etc.  Good lot. £5 – £12
446 A box of Army Cadet Uniforms including: many pairs of trousers, combat dress jackets, service jumpers etc. Nice lot £20 – £25
449 RAF Pilots Aviation Flightsuit, medium size £15 – £20
452 British Field Artillery Wellington Boots with spurs. Black leather in size 11. Good condition £8 – £15
459 A collection of American Holsters and equipment in a box £10 – £15
460 US Kit Bag. Contains first Gulf War map case, dust goggles, holsters etc. Good Lot. £20 – £25
464 Senior Officers Tan Trunk full of modern British Army Uniform trousers. Good lot. £10 – £15
465 Modern Waterproof British Officers cloak and Gortex waterproof jacket.  Good size £10 – £15
469 Victorian Naval Childs Uniform with an interesting continental style cuff £20 – £30
470 Vintage British Officers Mess Wellingtons & Spurs, Size 10-12, Good Condition. £8 – £15
482 Royal Corps of Transport No.1 Service Dress Jacket, rank of Lt. Colonel £20 – £30
483 Tropical White Mess Jacket £5 – £10
485 Royal Ulster Defence Regt. No.2 Service Dress Jacket £10 – £15
486 Royal Artillery Blues Tunic, Lt. Col. Iraq Ribbon and GSM £15 – £20
487 Norfolk Regt WWII No.2 Dress by Stones of Norwich. Very good condition with fine buttons. £30 – £50
489 WWI Royal Artillery No.2 dress Blues Tunic, KC buttons, scarce. £20 – £25
490 Royal Navy Frock Coat 1924, dated. Lt. Cmdr. Scarce. £20 – £25
493 Coastguard Officer’s Uniform, QC, gilt buttons £15 – £20
494 Coastguard Officer’s Uniform, QC, gilt buttons £15 – £20
499 A 1930’s Officers Foot Locker which belonged to 2nd Lt. Townshend with a small brass plaque with his name. Norfolk Yeomanry Regt, in excellent condition with some light rusting in spots. £40 – £50
502 Army long service and good conduct medal, silver, pre 1901. Obverse, a trophy of arms reverse. The words’ For Long Service And Good Conduct’. Ornate swivelling suspender and ribbon, named to ‘1735 L/Corpl.W.G. Mackay North’s Regt. £60 – £80
503 Group of 4 medals, WW2: 1939 – 1945 Star, Atlantic Star ‘ Clasp France and Germany’ 1939 – 1945 War Medal. All mounted on ribbon bar, Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, King George VI profile named to Arthur T.Meadows £80 – £100
509 Medals and memorabilia relating to 6908 Sgt. T.Brown, 10th Scottish Rifles.  Named Mons Star, B.War Medal, Victory Medal, with research, extensive.  Medals and memorabilia relating to Pte. E.Brown, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, unnamed 1939-1945 Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal.  A Peace Medal, aluminium 1919. £80 – £100
529 WWII 1939 – 1945 medal and Defence medal pair, also with a Royal Fusiliers O.C.A. Lapel sweetheart bdage No. 1078. An excellent group. £40 – £50
550 Cloth Patches (14) includes United Nations, SAS desert uniform patches (7), a Police patch with e white metal badge in the centre etc. £5 – £10
557 American Challenge Coin (Mission Command Training Program ‘Decisive Victory’ Since 1982) Arrow shaped gilt and enamel challenge coin. Good £5 – £10
558 Stainless Steel Hip flask with the Russian federation Military insignia on the front. In original packet holds 10oz. Excellent condition. £5 – £10
561 Military Wall Plaque Presented by the Austrian Defence Attaché Brig. Gen. M. Derman, depicts the Austrian coat of arms. £5 – £10
563 WWI Trench Art Brass Shell cases, etched exterior with  flared tips. ‘Souvenir of the War France’ engraved onto the front. Two German shells dated 1916 and 1917. Lovely ornaments 8″ tall. £12 – £15
575 RAF Wing Commanders Greatcoat, medium size, made Crombie Ltd. Good. £20 – £30
578 Gulf War Desert Combat suit, Artillery Warrior badge with letter from recipient authenticating – Op Granby, 40 Field Regt RA £12 – £15
582 Green Waterproof over jacket. Modern issue. Plus green camo Gortex over jacket. Good lot. £15 – £25
589 A Royal Artillery Female No.2 Dress Jacket, shirt and stable belts all as new. £10 – £20
604 Fur Coat. Mid-calf faux mink. In excellent condition. £10 – £20
605 Fur Coat Full length faux mink. In excellent condition. £10 – £20
606 LLedo Days Gone and Corgi collection of models (18) includes: Cadbury’s drinking chocolate, Branson Pickle 70th Anniversary, Robin the new starch etc. £10 – £20
608 Three Brass Monkeys ‘Hear no evil, see in evil, speak no evil’ with a small copper British Empire Exhibition ashtray. £5 – £10
610 Vintage 9.5mm Pathescope Camera. In good condition in its original case with many accessories including: many Activa lenses. Comes with research. £10 – £20
614 Maps – A good Collection  Many South West England, including Ordnance Surveys – Bartholomew etc.  Some vintage including “Contour” Read Book. £15 – £20
617 Candlesticks Pair of vintage brass candlesticks, 15″ in height, very fine condition. £10 – £20
622 Black Leather Ladies Ice Skating Boots, No. 51 Made at Portland. Size 5 £10 – £20
624 1930’s Dinner Jacket & Trousers. Satin Trim, VGC, large size. £10 – £20
625 Boy Scouts Uniform 1950-60. Shirt, Jumper & Scarf. Nottinghamshire section. £20 – £30
630 Magic – A superb collection of videos in 3 cartons (100’s Idea for the aspiring magician. £30 – £40
635 Royal Tank Corp Officers No.1 Dress uniform, with 5 place medal ribbon bar and silver braid Tank patch on the sleeve. In excellent condition with QEII Buttons. £20 – £30