Call for entries: Militaria
Our first standalone militaria auction took place in March and thanks to a busy room and strong online bids we enjoyed an excellent sale with 90% clearance. The 220 lots in that auction made a total of over £27,000. Expert valuer Ken Payne and David Hunter are now in the process of cataloguing items for the autumn auction of militaria.
Do you have any militaria pieces that you would like appraised ahead of consignment to Ken & David’s next auction? Please call 015395 66201 or use the form on our valuations page to get in touch with them.
Militaria & Weapons Results, 19th March:
Lot 601: An Inniskilling Dragoon helmet with blonde horse hair plume, SOLD £950
Lot 619: A German World War 1 metal and brass Pickelhaube helmet with neck guard, original leather fittings, Mit. Gott. Fur. Koenig. Und. Vaterland. Hohenfriedbergh, 4 Jun 11745 on badge, SOLD £550
Lot 657: Two German World War II black side caps with SS and skull cloth badges on each, SOLD £550
Lot 662: A pair of plain flintlock box-lock pistols with turn of barrels and folding triggers, engraved sides with flags and drums and the name J Bloomer, proof marks on the underside very good condition, SOLD £440
Lot 692: A large number of The Lion And The Rose Journal Of The King’s Own Royal Regiment including No1 May 1905, printed in Calcutta nearly complete till July 1913 then No1 1947-1959, SOLD £440
Lot 730: A large collection of World War II Air Gunner James Major-Dunkley memorabilia including 1939-45, Africa Air Crew Europe and Bar, Burma Stars, War and Defence, A.G. Wings, Air Gunner statue, RAF Cap, Flying Log Book with mention of raid Guy Gibson lost, photographs, plaque, needs viewing, Proceeds to Help The Heroes, SOLD £420
Lot 732: A British Napoleonic Infantry officer’s sword 1803 pattern, with a gilt lion’s head pommel, gilt hand guard with crowned G.R. (George III) some original blueing still evident on the fine decorated blade, including original scabbard, hilt re-gilded, SOLD £800
Lot 743: A trio of World War I medals plus services rendered badge to 16360 Pte J Jackson A. Coy. 11th Lonsdale Battn The Border Regiment, along with a copy of the Lonsdale Battalion 1914-1918 Colin Bardgett No 366 of 600, signed by author, SOLD £850
Lot 749: A large framed collection of Lancashire military helmet/cap badges plus shoulder buttons and other Lancashire military badges, SOLD £850
We sell to an enthusiastic audience of militaria collectors and traders via our busy saleroom and online bidding. There’s no better way to reach a local, regional, national and international audience of enthusiasts.