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WW1 ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. - CROSS HILTED FIELD OFFICERS SWORD

Rare sword and of the pattern associated with the Argylls.
This ties in exactly with the history of the sword as it was one of 3 swords recently acquired by me as a direct veterans family purchase and the family members were ex Argylls and the other 2 swords had Argyll etched blades ( name to buyer ).
Argylls pattern hilt with fish skin grip bound with silver wire. Original red tassle present to pommel.
Acid etched blade

This is a good example of this sought-after pattern of sword. This particular example has a hilt design that is associated with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders; it bears the Wilkinson blade No 51460 which puts its date of manufacture between 1914 and 1918.

The grip and hilt are in good order with just some slight loss of shagreen to the grip. The wiring is intact and there is only some slight loss of plating to the cross-guard and the pommel.

The blade is tarnished overall and there is some light pitting near the hilt. The etching is clear and sharp, however, and both sides of the blade are decorated with the thistles of Scotland with the GRV cypher also to one side of the blade.

The leather service scabbard is in excellent order; it is complete and undamaged and carries the ball chape that is a distinguishing feature of most Scottish sword scabbards.

Code: 55708Price:


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WW1 HIGHLAND REGIMENTS KILT PIN

Rare item being the large size kilt pin for fastening the kilt at the waist.
Great War kilts were mostly without buckles so these large substantial pins were used for waist fastening. Not to be confused with the smaller type used on the bottom of the outside apron.
Genuine issue.
The real deal, extremely rare and in good condition.
A lot of money for what it is but try finding another.
V.G.C.

Code: 55703Price: 65.00 GBP


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WW2 LEE ENFIELD SMLE RIFLE SLING

One that did'nt sit out the war !
Khaki web sling for the Lee Enfield.
Dirty,greasy, just the way a combat example would be and not the ex stores type usually available.

Code: 55700Price: 15.00 GBP


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GORDON HLDRS. OFFICERS BADGE

Nice frosted silver badge in a slightly smaller than usual size.
Great looking badge with no rubbing or finish loss.
A possible very skilful period jeweller repair to the antler on one side. I only noticed this with the loop.
Priced with this in mind.

Code: 55704Price: 85.00 GBP


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WW1 PIPERS BRASS SLEEVE BADGE

A now scarce item being the brass sleeve badge worn by pipers before the introduction of the cloth version.
Cast example.
V.G.C.

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WW2 SMLE - LEE ENFIELD - AIM TRAINING AID

SMLE instructors aim training aid. Good condition. Tinted lense.
The Aim Corrector was a training aid used by weapons instructors to ensure recruits understood and used correct sighting pictures. This tool allowed the instructor to view the recruits sight picture at the same time as the recruit took aim. The Aim Corrector worked by having a colored lens set at 45 degrees to the actual line of sight,
V.G.C.

Code: 55698Price: 25.00 GBP


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VICTORIAN 42ND OF FOOT - ( BLACK WATCH ) SGT'S CAP BADGE

Very nice SNCO's example. Bi metal 3 part construction.
Removable centre piece.
QVC crown. Circa 1861-71.
Nice age toning.
No rubbing or damage.
V.G.C.

Code: 55692Price: 295.00 GBP


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WW1 PERTHSHIRE VOLUNTEERS - BLACK WATCH HOME GUARD CAP BADGE

Good example of this WW1 Black Watch Home Guard cap badge.
Toned w/m.
original lugs, one slightly twisted.
V.G.C.

Code: 55694Price: 88.00 GBP


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WW2 GERMAN ARMY WAIST BELT AND BUCKLE. - LARGE SIZE

Good combat worn example.
RB number to leather buckle tang.Steel buckle.
Belt leather supple and retaining it's black finish.Fits up to 38" inch waist.
V.G.C.

Code: 55696Price: 185.00 GBP


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ISRAELI USED WW2 BRITISH TOMMY HELMET

Scarce tan painted British Tommy helmet used post war by the IDF.
Israeli made liner and chin strap.
Cool looking helmet.

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