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A superb example of this rare item of military headgear complete with shako plate, chin scales and fitted tin. The plate retaining 90% original matt gilding and the leather structure of the skull intact with wear to points where the outer skin meets the inner lining. In remarkably good condition for its age. Interested buyers should be aware that with high priced items, I am always prepared to consider part-exchange for genuine period militaria. Post free on this item.
With 147cc Villers engine. The Cadet de Luxe has the stronger Captain frame and rear shock absorbers. A completely original motorcycle (other than cables and 12v conversion). An excellent runner, starts first time, idles well and is fun to ride. Original maroon paintwork in oily rag condition - a real eye catcher. For personal collection only - buyer or authorised courier. To discuss, please telephone 07796 758974.
Once a very popular item of taxidermy, carried by ladies in less PC times. Modelled from the armoured shell and including the tail, head and claws, all formed into a basket shape. In excellent condition with no wear or damage.
The owner of the Glendale Antiques Centre is considering retirement and would welcome contact from anyone experienced in the trade with an interest in taking over. The purchase price would be less important than the suitability of the applicant. Please telephone David Douglas on 07796 758974 in the first instance for a chat.
A heavy, lead cast insurance mark of the Newcastle upon Tyne Fire Insurance Company bearing the civic arms of the City of Newcastle (three castle towers) and the individual registration number of the policy holder. In superb condition retaining good patination and with no damage whatsoever.
Five copy miniature medals comprising Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Cross (GVIR), Companion of the Order of the British Empire, Distinguished Flying Cross and Africa Star with 8th Army bar, all in good condition and complete with ribbons. The price is for all five medals.
A trio of copy medals comprising Military Cross (GVIR), Distinguished Conduct Medal (GVR) and King's South Africa medal with 1902 bar, all in good condition and complete with ribbons. The price is for all three medals.
Heavily cast, good quality silver plated plaid brooch of known pattern complete with fixing brooch pin to reverse. In excellent condition with minimal service wear.
Guaranteed original and, as with so many, converted to pin-back as a sweetheart brooch when the 2nd pattern was introduced. Clear evidence of the original lugs - correctly located - and a sharp strike back and front. The pin keeper has broken away but everything about this badge is original. Much sought after by NF collectors as the pattern has been so heavily copied.
Moving from left to right, the first is silver plated with a silver plated collar to the handle and some plating worn from the bowl ; the second is a fine robust example with silver plated mounts and a strong bone handle whilst the third is similar to the first but with no plating lost and engraved decoration to the bowl. All handles are securely fixed to the metalwork and the respective prices are : £18.00, £35.00 and £22.00. Just send us a message with your preference before paying and we will advise further.
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