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THE COLLECTORS SALE Aviation & Transport Medals, Arms & Militaria

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY 18-19 MAY 2011

DOMINIC WINTER

Specialist Auctioneers & Valuers


Lot 245

Front Cover image: Lot 252 • Back cover images: Lot 629 & 630


DOMINIC WINTER BOOK AUCTIONS SPECIALIST AUCTIONEERS AND VALUERS All lots are offered subject to the Conditions of Sales and Business exhibited in the saleroom. A buyer’s premium of 17.5% of the hammer price is payable by the buyers of all lots, except those lots asterisked, in which case the buyer’s premium is 21%

THE COLLECTORS SALE Aviation & Transport Wednesday 18 May 2011 Lots 1-584 commencing at 11am

Followed by

Medals, Arms & Militaria Thursday 19 May 2011 Lots 585-814 to be sold commencing at 11am

On view in the Upstairs Galleries Viewing: Tuesday & Wednesday 17/18 May, 9am-7pm and morning of sale from 9am

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CONTENTS DAY ONE Aviation Photographs Aerospace Photographic Archive Maxwell-Hunt Aviation Photographs Aviation Books Quentin Bland Aviation Library Aviation Ephemera Peter Keating Archive of Aviation Negatives James Goulding Aviation Paintings Guild of Aviation Artists Aviation Pictures Burton Collection of Aviation Memorabilia Wing-Commander C.E.F. Arthur Aviation Memorabilia Aviation Memorabilia Uniforms & Flying Clothing Propellers Aviation Models Maritime Books, Ephemera, Pictures & Models Railway Books, Ephemera & Models Motoring Books Motoring Pictures & Ephemera Barber Collection of Transport Memorabilia Motoring Memorabilia Westwood Collection of Motor Racing Memorabilia Toys & Miscellanea

1-23 24-35 36-69 70-103 104-112 113-177 17 8 179-210 211-223 224-270 271-321 322-325 326-408 409-429 430-443 444-477 478-495 496-516 517-525 526-538 539-548 549-560 561-573 574-584

DAY TWO Medals & Decorations Edged Weapons Firearms & Militaria Military Ephemera, Photographs & Pictures Military Books

585-625 626-668 669-728 729-753 754-814


DOMINIC WINTER BOOK AUCTIONS SPECIALIST AUCTIONEERS AND VALUERS

Fine African Travel & Exploration from a Private Collection To be included in the Travel Sale on May 11-12

FORTHCOMING SALES IN 2011 June 15

Printed Books & Maps Vintage & Contemporary Photography

June 16

Children's & Illustrated Books Original Book Illustrations & Artwork Modern First Editions: Film & Entertainment, British & American Comics

July 20

Printed Books & Maps

July 21

British & Continental Paintings & Watercolours Old Master & Modern Prints

Entries are invited for the above sales: Please contact one of our specialist staff for further advice

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AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHS To commence at 11am

Lot 1

Lot 2

1* Aerial Photography. A group of thirtysix vintage air reconnaissance photographs of London, mostly 1944, the majority marked with 309 Squadron and dated 7th August 1944 in the margins, 19 x 23 cm (36)

£100-150

2* American Air Service - 19th Airship Company. A photograph album compiled by an American Army Air Service balloonist, c. 1922, comprising approx. 140 mounted b&w photos on thirty-two leaves, including twenty-eight photos of airships and balloons, four showing the wreck of the Roma, plus eighteen photos of aircraft, plus photos of soldiers, army buildings and hangars, etc., the compiler identified as Private Albert Hottinger with the 19th Airship Company, based at Langley Field, Virginia, mostly identified on mounts in white china ink, images 16.5 x 23 cm and smaller, and many mounted as multiples to a page, all album leaves detached and loose in contemp. cloth covers with spine tie, rubbed, oblong small folio (1)

3* Amy Johnson & Charles Lindbergh. A group of approx. thirty press and other photographic images of Amy and her husband Jim, including two good large images of Amy with children and cuddly mascot; Charles Lindbergh with his mother, wife and others, including Rudolf Hess (16.10.37), Army Air Force fliers, his wife and monoplane ‘Sirius’, Jim and Amelia Earhart (Mrs. Putnam) after the accident with their de Havilland ‘Dragon’ G-ACCV ‘Seafarer’ at Bridgeport, Connecticut, and others various, mostly with printed captions verso, various sizes, contained in modern plastic folder

£600-800

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Lot 3

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£200-300


7* Civil Aviation. A collection of 3000(+) 35mm colour slides, mainly civilian airliners, c. 1980-90s (but some earlier), contained in seven plastic carrying cases (7)

Lot 6 4* Raymond Baxter OBE - BBC Broadcasting. A quantity of professional photographs depicting the subject relating to his work with Civil Aviation and BBC, c. 1940s-1950s, Broadcasting for programmes such as “Tomorrow’s World” etc, including gliding, parachuting, Air-Sea rescue, Lifeboats, Amphibious Landings etc, many of which Baxter himself participating in order to convey first-hand experience; together with a further group relating to Vickers Armstrongs Ltd, in depth report for the BBC on Aircraft, Airports & Air-Traffic Control, Ground-crews & Personnel etc, mostly 10x8 images captioned and wet-stamps verso. (-)

£80-120

5 Raymond Baxter OBE - BBC Broadcasting. A quantity of professional photographs depicting the subject on location for the BBC, c. 1950s-1960s, including aviation & rail transport, including “ManTomorrow” later entitled “Tomorrow’s World”, an original typed script interviewplanner for broadcast, and a Typescript personal review document for programme entitled “Two Men in a Car” dated 1950; together with a further group for BBC Broadcast of Baxter’s Tour of the USA (approx. 50)

£80-120

6* British Prototype Aircraft. A collection of forty-nine black & white photographs of RAF aircraft, 1930s-50s, including images of Audax, Baffin, Cloud, Demon, Fairey SII/32 (Landplane), Fury I, Gauntlet I, Avro Gladiator, Gordon I (Landplane), Gordon II (Floatplane), Hampden I, Hardy, Hart, Hector, Heyford I, Heyford III, Hind, Nimrod I (Landplane), Nimrod I (Floatplane), Osprey IV (Landplane), Osprey IV (Floatplane), Overstrand, Shark I (Landplane), Shark I (Floatplane), Tutor, Vildebeest II (Landplane), Vildebeest II (Floatplane), Vincent, Virginia, Wallace I, Walrus I, Wellington I, Blackburn O.27/34, Avro Gloster F.5/34, Don I Gipsey XII, Bristol A 39/34, Bristol BlenheimType 142, Sea Fury Mk. X, Swordfish III Pegasus, Sea Otter Mercury A.B.R. Mk I, Wellington T. Mk. 10 Hercules, Firebrand TF Mk. VA Centaurus, Bristol Bombay, Sea Hornet Mk. XX Merlin 134 & 135, Sea Vampire F. Mk. 21 Goblin and A.V. Roe E15/48 Derwent, majority of images approx. 8 x 6in (20.5 x 15.5cm), thirtysix images mounted in a contemporary album with R.T.R embossed to upper cover This collection was formed by Alfred Edward ‘Mike’ Jeal who was Chief Photographer of Air Technical Publications at the Ministry of Aviation from 1958 until he retired in 1974. Air Technical Publications was a Government unit which produced service documents for military equipment, especially aircraft. Alfred Edward ‘Mike’ Jeal, who, on leaving school, was an Apprentice at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough. He went from there to the Aircraft Torpedo Development Unit (ATDU), at Gosport, Hampshire, at the outbreak of WW2, relocating to RNAS Culdrose in Cornwall in 1957. He was then transferred to ATP in 1958, as the then Ministry of Supply was ‘downsizing’ ATDU, and decided that it no longer needed a Chief Photographer to look after the photographic side of the Unit’s activities. (1) £300-400

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£200-300

8* Civil Aviation. A good collection of approximately 7000 35mm b & w negatives, mostly British civil aircraft in the UK, c. 1960s-70s, contained in orig. paper wallets, mostly marked in pencil with location and date (a small carton)

£150-200

9* Dollfus (Charles, 1893-1981). A group of eighty-three original b & w photographs chronicling the career and achievements of this famous French balloonist, c. 1913-1950, eighty-three b & w photographs (mostly 13 x 18cm), mounted on card leaves with typed captions (occ. manuscript alterations), numbered erratically 1-85 (appears to lack nos. 45 & 46?) Charles Dollfus (1893-1981), French balloonist, aviator, historian and longtime curator of Le Musée d’Air. Charles was born in Paris, March 31, 1893, he acquired a balloon pilot’s license in 1913 and his airship pilot’s license in 1918. Dollfus is considered one of the greatest balloonists in aviation history, achieving many records, in particular the highest altitude in 1954. He coauthored (with Henri Bouche) Histoire de la Aeronautique, first published in 1932 and still considered a key work in any aviation library. (83) £300-500


Lot 9

10* Earhart (Amelia, 1897-1937). A collection of press and other photographs of the famous aviatrix, Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly the Atlantic solo, approx. sixty press and other photographs, images include Amelia and her aircraft, with admirers, sponsors and friends at various social and civic functions, Amelia with the Master of Sempill, at Hamworth Aerodrome, May 22, 1932, after her transAtlantic crossing the day before, Amelia at Southampton (19.6.28) and Amelia demonstrating the art of flying to a group of school children, etc., many images with captions verso, various sizes, contained in modern plastic ring file (approx. 60)

ÂŁ200-300

Lot 10

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11* English Electric ‘Canberra’. A fine collection of manufacturer’s, service, press, publicity and other photographs of this exceptional aircraft from prototype to final production marks, fine air-to-air images of VN799, WK163, WP514, WH958, XA536, WD941, WH793 (in original and modified form), WD933, VX185, WJ987 and many others, various squadron liveries and markings, electronic counter measures aircraft, missile carriers, crews at briefing, ground crews refuelling, aircraft under construction and in formation, a historic collection of an historic aircraft, approx. 110 images, contained in a folder (approx. 110)

£200-300

12* German Civilian Aircraft. A good collection of 438 postcard-size b & w photographs, mostly German civilian aircraft, c. 1920s-40s, all recent re-issued images, mostly identified in pencil verso, contained in modern plastic ring binder (1)

£300-400

Lot 11

13* Imperial Airways. An album containing twenty-one mounted silverprints, c. 1930, all but seven showing biplanes with identification GAAUD, G-AAE and G-AARY, many after the photos with figures standing or seated by the aircraft in the desert, with typed captions ‘Revolt in the Desert’, the remaining five photos of related Indian scenes including one of Jerram’s servant and one of Cramp’s verandah, mostly mounted two to a page and back to back throughout, 14 x 8.5cm, modern cloth boards, gilt-titled ‘Flight in the Desert’ to upper cover, oblong folio Lot 12

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£150-200


14* India & Iraq. An album of approx. 110 mounted b&w photos, c. 1937-38, including Kurdistan and Iraq, images of RAF officers, aircraft, expedition, views and local people, various sizes, mounted mostly as multiples to each page, some detached and many with white china ink captions to mounts beneath, contemp. cloth, some wear, oblong folio, together with five Kodak negative album wallets, 1930s, mostly views in Kohat, Simla, Egypt and Britain, etc. (6)

£150-200

Lot 16 15* Military Aviation. A good collection of 300 postcard-size b & w photographs of UK military aircraft, c. 1960s-70s, a comprehensive collection covering the majority of aircraft types in service at the time, contained in modern plastic-covered album, folio (1)

£100-150

16* Military Aviation. A good collection of 3500(+) 35mm colour slides depicting military aircraft from around the world, c. 1970s to date, some identified in pencil on the frame, contained in fitted wooden case and many small plastic slide cases, etc. (a carton)

£300-500

17* WWI - American Air Service. A good photograph album with dog tags of First Lieutenant Harry A. Linch (345 FA), including aerial photographs, aircraft, pilots, views, etc., largely in France, a total of approx. 300 photos, mounted as multiples on 42 leaves, including approx. sixty with captions in the negative, many with captions to mounts, all mounted with sticky corner hinges, a few loose, contemp. stiff wrappers, a little damp stained, dog tags tied to spine tie, oblong folio (1)

Lot 17

£400-600

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Lot 18 18* WWI - Germany. An album containing approx. 108 good black and white photographs of WWI aircraft, Zeppelin and balloons on the Western Front in France, c. 1915-18, aircraft types include Breguet, Caproni, twin-engine A.E.G., F.E.2a, 2b & 2d biplanes, Friedrichshafen seaplane, Caudron, Spad, B.E.2c, Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter and Pup biplanes, S.E.5 (Captain Ball V.C. in the cockpit), Curtiss twin-engined flying boat, Fokker monoplane, Spad two-seater biplane, Nieuport Scout, etc., plus French and German dirigibles, observation balloons, Zeppelin wreckage, Submarine Scout 0 type airship S.S.Z.37, aircraft guns, searchlight post at Dixmude, German anti-aircraft machine gun in action, Dury, and an image of Captain Baron von Richthofen’s room decorated with number plates from aeroplanes which he shot down, Western Front, May 1917, mostly approx. 13 x 21cm (some smaller and a few larger), with contemp. newspaper and magazine cuttings pasted in, orig. cloth, (upper cover lost and now replaced with thick card), oblong folio (1)

Lot 19

ÂŁ500-800

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Lot 20

19* WWI - Imperial German Army. A photograph album compiled by a German medic, mostly c. 1914-18, a total of approx. 115 mounted b&w photos and thirty postcards including some real photos, mounted as multiples on twenty stiff card leaves and back to back throughout, mounts neatly annotated with German captions, including pictures of knocked-out British tanks, aircraft, Russian and Bulgarian troops, trench scenes, battle damage, Immelmann and Bolke, etc., images postcard size and smaller, contemp. cloth, sl. rubbed, oblong folio (1)

20* WWI - A good group of forty-nine WWI period black and white photographs of military aircraft etc. including Caudron, Nieuport, Spad, Breguet and various ‘Camp d’Aviation’ on the Somme, Marne, etc., with pilot’s, mechanics, inspection by General Pershing, loading machines for transport by road and rail, etc., mostly captioned verso, together with a further group of similar images, mostly German, showing aircraft being prepared for flight, including loading bombs and homing pigeons, and a British press photograph captioned verso ‘Hospital for damaged aeroplanes in France. Damaged machines at an R.A.F. depot’, mostly approx. 13 x 17cm

£300-500

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£300-400


Lot 21 21 WWII - Bombing Missions. A Photographic Record of the Allied Air Effort in Support of the Invasion of the Continent of Europe, Prepared by Photo Recce Section, A-2 Division, Reproduced by Photo Section, US Component Air Staff S.H.A.E.F., c.1944, forty-eight mounted b&w photographs including aerial photographs of the results of bombing missions before and after D-Day, printed text within images of composite photographs, all mounted back to back and interleaved with blanks, images approx. 28 x 35 cm and similar, manuscript presentation title page to Air Marshall Sir Roderic M. Hill, K.C.B., M.C., A.F.C., orig. cloth boards with spine screws, covers rubbed and marked, oblong large folio Further copies located in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles and the Eisenhower Archives. Air Chief Marshal Sir Roderic Hill (18941954) was director of technical services to the British Air Commission in Washington 1941-42 and became Commander in Chief of Fighter Command. (1) £1000-1500

22* WWII - RAF. A photograph album relating to Squadron Leader Cooper, largely showing views, military drills and inspection on Malta, plus some Italian and Egyptian interest, including a few photos with King George VI and one with Winston Churchill, a small number of images of aircraft and aerial views, various sizes, approx. 120 photos in total, mostly corner mounted and some with captions to versos, modern linen backed wrappers, some wear, folio, together with a photograph album relating to Corporal E. W. Wightman containing approx. fifty photos, a few of aircraft but mostly informal photos of colleagues, family and friends, each album with a small box of effects, the first with buttons and badges, etc., the second with R.A.F. Service and release book, plus five medals including four King George VI stars

23* WWII - India. An interesting collection of forty-nine small b & w photographs of various aircraft in India, c. 1940s, mostly private snapshots, approx. 6.5 x 9cm (2.5 x 3.5 ins) and some larger, including Hawker Audax, Westland Wapiti, Vickers Victoria and Handley Page Clive aircraft, mostly captioned in pencil verso

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£200-300

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£150-200


AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE AEROSPACE ARCHIVE

24* Axis Air Power. A varied collection of official and other photographs of aircraft flown by the air forces of Germany, (approx. 24 images), including Dornier Do.217, Junkers Ju.87 and Ju.188, Messerschmitt Me.262 and others, Italy (approx. 23 images) including Savoia-Marchetti SM-79 Fiat BR 20, Macchi 205 and others, some pre-1930, together with Japan (approx. 63 images), including Nakajima, Mitsubishi, Kawasaki, and other types, some with minor damp damage, approx. 110 images contained in a folder (approx. 110)

£150-200

26* Curtiss Flying Boats and Seaplanes. A fine and important collection of manufacturers, and other photographs of many of these aircraft types built by Curtiss, machines include the A-1 seaplane of 1911, the HA and HS Series, a Curtiss H12 in service with the R.N.A.S., an H-16 at Westgate-on-Sea, the odd-looking CT-1 with torpedo, some good air-to-air aircraft portraits, a Naval Aircraft Factory H-16 being launched, H-4 No. 3592 at Felixstowe, Glen Curtiss with Henry Ford at Hammondsport N.Y., aircraft under construction, aircrew and other personnel, NC-4 aircraft taxiing in on the River Tagus at Lisbon after crossing the Atlantic May 29, 1919, and many others of similar interest, approx. 80 images, contained in five folders (approx. 80)

25* Caudron, Dorand, Nieuport and Salmson. A miscellaneous collection of press, publicity and private photographs of aircraft produced by these French companies, images from various agencies including Fox, U.S. Air Force, Imperial War Museum, Heinz Nowarra and others, aircraft include Finnish Air Force Caudron C. 714 ‘Cyclone’, ‘Rafale’ F-ANAK, ‘Typhon’ FAOON and many World War One types, including the G.III and IV, other mahcines include the Dorand A.R.I. and DH2011 helicopter, Nieuport types are represented by the 12 bis, 17 bis, 31, 52 and others some formerly in the collection of John W. R. Taylor, others include the SalmsonMoineau of 1916, P9974 of the U.S.A.A.F. at Beckendorf and various light aircraft, approx. 100 images contained in four folders, some with minor damp damage (approx. 100)

£200-300

28* Farman. A good collection of manufacturers, press, publicity and other photographs of aircraft built by this pioneer constructor, early types comprise the Farman 1-99 series, including the ‘Shorthorn’, a ‘Longhorn’ at Montrose, seaplane code 73 at Felixstowe, aircraft at Larkhill c. 1912, a Farman F.40 in Portuguese East Africa, Lieutenant Menard on a Farman with passenger at Mourmelon c. 1910, photo Meurise, others of similar interest, some originals, many copied from the original, some showing signs of minor damp damage, approx. 45 images contained in a folder (approx. 45)

£150-200

£250-350

27* Farman. An interesting collection of photographs of the ‘Goliath’, 100, 200 and 400 series of aircraft, various ‘Goliaths’ shown including a Ceskoslovenské Státion Aerolinie machine ‘BRNO’, ‘Goliaths’ OBLAN F-GEAB F-ADDT and others, some images from the John W. R. Taylor and Air France collections including interior detail, other images of these curious aircraft include ‘Le Centaure’ a Farman 220 of Air France, Farman F-ESAR military aircraft of 2nd Escadrille, many others of historic interest inscribed verso with aircraft and/or photgraphers details, approx. 55 images contained in a folder, some with minor damp damage (approx. 55)

£100-150

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29* Flying Boats and Seaplanes, 19201933. A miscellaneous collection of photographs compiled from various sources illustrating types of these aircraft built by a variety of manufacturers, including Curtiss, Dornier, Fiat, GourdouLeseurre, Heinkel, Macchi and others, many with labels or inscriptions verso, some showing signs of minor damp damage, approx. 60 images, contained in a folder (approx. 60)

£100-150


30* Gourdou-Leseurre, Harriot, Levasseur and Spad. A fascinating collection of original and copy photographs of aircraft built by these pioneer manufacturers, images include an erection shop at Gourdou-Leseurre, a line-up of GL22 parasol monoplanes for the Estonian Air Force, the GL-40 CI, GL-482 and other types, many curious Harriot aircraft - the H.232, 220 and earlier types, the Levasseur PL14 with torpedo, the elegant Levasseur PL.6-C2 with undersize main wheels, numerous SPAD types include the SpadHerbemont 20 bis, the SG.I, an A-4 in service with the Imperial Russian Air Force, the Type A prototype, some good aircraft portraits and cockpit detail, a Spad 61 built by Blériot, the prototype Type S91 and others, 125 images, most inscribed verso, contained in four folders, some with minor damp damage (approx. 125)

Lot 30

Lot 31

£250-350

31* Italian Aviation 1920-1943. A miscellaneous collection of photographs, many from Company, Regia Aeronautica and other sources, some fine aircraft portraits and studies of Ansaldo, Caproni, Fiat, Macchi, Savoia-Marchetti and others, good air-to-air portraits of the Macchi 202, 205 solo and in formation, the Fiat CR-42 in service in North Africa and the captured example DT 474, earlier types comprise the Ansaldo SVA5, A-400, A115 Bis, the Fiat B.R.-20 in formation, an airborne view of the Caproni-Campini N.I. and others, approx. 95 images contained in a folder (approx. 95)

£200-300

32* Macchi. A fine collection of manufacturer’s and other photographs of seaplanes, flying boats and fighters of the Regia Aeronautica, aircraft types include the L series L1-L3, M series M4-41, 52-77 and 91-100, together with good air-to-air and ground views of the MC200 ‘Saetta’, the MC 202 ‘Folgore’ and the MC 205 ‘Veltro’, included are World War Two sources of these aircraft in service in Libya and Sicily, captured examples, pilots and ground crews, accidents and battle damaged aircraft, engine and cockpit details, formations, squadron line ups and views of similar interest, approx. 190 images, contained in 8 folders (approx. 190)

Lot 32

£350-450

Lot 33

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33* Nakajima B6N Tgnzan ‘Jill’, ‘Kate’ and other types. A miscellaneous collection of photographs, many U.S. official from the Directorate of Public Relations Department of Air, by Hideya Ando, U.S. Navy and Air Force, the William Green collection and other sources, good air-to-air and ground aircraft portraits, action images from the Pacific War including suicide attacks on the U.S. Pacific fleet, Squadron line-ups, pilots with their aircraft, carrier operations captured machines and others of similar interest, approx. 105 images contained in a folder (approx. 105)

£300-400

34* Potez. A fine photographic archive illustrating many aircraft built by this Company, types include 1-9, 22-29, 31-39, 40-49, 50-58, 60-69, 75, 220-230, 452-453, and 840-880, many good photographs from Company, press, publicity and private collections, including the Peter Green, Avions Potez, Photavia, Real Photographs, A. Cole and others, most inscribed verso, numerous aircraft types illustrated, many damaged or abandoned aircraft, military useage in Egypt of a Potez 63, air-to-air aircraft portraits, formation flying by Escadrille 1/13 in Nov. 1941, later aircraft include the Potez 75 F-WGVR, the elegant P.840 and others, approx. 170 images, contained in five folders (approx. 170)

35* Spanish Civil War. A collection of photographs depicting some aircraft from Government and National Air Forces flown during this conflict, aircraft types include Bf.109, SM-79, Hispano Nieuport 52 (from the Dario Vecino archive), He.111, Fiat CR32, Ju. 52 and others, some images of survivors in later livery, a small but useful collection for the historian, approx. 70 images, contained in a folio (approx. 70)

£300-400

Lot 34

Lot 35

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£150-200


AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE MAXWELL-HUNT COLLECTION

36* Air Reconnaissance. A collection of First World War vertical and oblique airreconnaissance photos taken over the Austro/Italian front, many showing trench systems, bomb damage, wrecked buildings, snow landscapes and marked artillery targets, with some labelling and overlay, some others inscribed verso in pencil, many unidentified, most approx. 12cm x 17cm, approx. 200 images, contained in a modern ring binder (approx. 200)

£200-300

38* Air Reconnaissance - WWI and later. An interesting collection of aerial photographs, most dated, including a series based on the area surrounding Rome, each image with negative number, date, aircraft height and name of village or town, most oblique some vertical images, some military establishments and airfields shown, together with other landscape photographs in oblique and vertical format, some inscribed or numbered verso or stamped ‘R. Aeroporto “Francesco Baracca” Centrocelle Sud, or IV Gruppo Scuole Labroratorio Fotographico Aeroport Frosinone’ and other inscriptions, some images showing a wing tip of the reconnaisance aircraft, views include Venice, trench systems and others of similar interest, approx. 100 images contained in a modern ring binder (approx. 100)

37* Air Reconnaissance - WWI. A collection of Italian Air Force Reconnaissance photographs of ground features, military establishments, towns, villages, railways, field systems, landing strips and airfields, artillery targets and similar places of interest, each image stamped verso Montecelio, together with a collection of similar photographs including trench systems. with a negative or photograph number with prefix ‘B’, many stamped verso 252A Squadriglia idrovolanti, approx. 100 images contained in a modern ring binder, most dated (approx. 100)

£200-300

£200-300

40* Air Reconnaissance. An interesting collection of First World War period and some later air reconnaissance photographs from Comando 3rd Gruppo Aeroplani, 71 Squadron, 16 Gruppo, 86 Squadron, 15 Gruppo, and other Squadrons of 3rd images of shell cratered Gruppo, landscape, shipping, airfields, artillery targets, many images inscribed verso, some with notes from the photographic interpreter on image, some stamped verso with individual squadron mission details including date of operation, aircraft ident’ number, name of pilot and observer and signed in ink or with facsimile signature by the relevant commanding officer, and dated 1917-1918, approx. 100 images, contained in a modern ring binder (approx. 100)

39* Air Reconnaissance. An interesting collection of photographs, many titled and dated, for Capua, Cattoi and given ‘C’ prefix to numbers and dates, many with details and showing extensive shell and/or bomb damage to forts, trenches and other military establishments, approx. 100 images, contained in a modern ring binder (approx. 100)

£200-300

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£200-300


41* Air Reconnaissance. A rare collection of First World War Italian Air Force photoreconnaissance photographs from pilots and observers of III Groupe S.V.A., many images stamped Comando 3rd Gruppo Aeorplani Laboratorio Fotografico and inscribed on the face with negative number, date and geographical information, some images showing signs of minor damp damage, many of high quality showing artillery targets, railways, airfields, roads, rivers, towns and villages, some images listing an operation number with aircraft details, pilot and observer, photographic details, and signed by the Commanding Officer, approx. 120 images, contained in a modern ring binder (approx. 120)

(approx. 110)

£200-300

45* Blackburn Aircraft. A collection of official and private photographs of numerous biplane aircraft types built by this company, including both military and civil aircraft, types include the ‘Ripon’ in formation over Malta, the unusual F7/30 K 2892, the ungainly Blackburn ‘Blackburn’, the ‘Dart’ on deck landing trials, the ‘Blackbird’ N114, the ‘Cubaroo’ with biplane tailplane, torpedo dropping trials, with ‘Dart’ N9543, a fine image of an 810 Squadron formation take off of ‘Baffins’ and many others of similar quality and interest, approx. 90 images contained in a folder (approx. 90)

£180-220

£250-350

42* Airline Crews. An album containing a collection of contact prints of numerous stewardesses and other air crew of the Italian airline Alitalia, circa 1950, each image with reference number, mounted, some inscribed with names or locations, including some internal aircraft and cockpit details, airport arrival and departure scenes, transport, Convair and Douglas aircraft and other images of similar interest, approx. 550 prints (approx. 550)

43* Blackburn ‘Buccaneer’, F-4 ‘Phantom’ and others. A collection of manufacturer’s, M.o.D., Royal Navy and private photographs, together with similar collections of the F-4 ‘Phantom’ in Royal Air Force and Royal Navy service, also the B.A.C. ‘Jaguar’ and ‘Tornado’, some images in colour, numerous good air-to-air aircraft portraits of XV 350, the all-white Royal Navy 119, XK 523 on carrier launch, experimental XK486, the Royal Navy’s first F-4K on rollout, carrier operations R.A.F. aircraft in Squadron liveries, a Phantom shadowing a Tupolev ‘Bear’, various missiles and other stores, the ‘Jaguar’ and ‘Tornado’ in production and Squadron service, approx. 110 images contained in a modern ring binder

44* Blackburn Aircraft including Flying Boats. A fine and unusual collection of manufacturer’s, official press and other photographs of aircraft built by this pioneer company, including the 100hp Anzani (80hp Gnome replacement) 1912 Monoplane float plane, the ‘Iris’ V, the curious ‘Airdale’ of 1926, the ‘Ripon’, ‘Sydney’, ‘Iris II’ N.185 and others, many fine aircraft portraits, together with later machines including the ‘Skua’ ‘Roc’, ‘Botha’ and other similar machines, also later types, including the ‘Firebrand’ and YB-5, approx. 95 images, contained in a folder (approx. 95)

£300-400

46* Breguet. A collection of period and later copy photographs of early types built by this famous French manufacturer, many with pilots and ground crew, a fine group of images of the Breguet 761 in service with Air France including F-WASM, F-BASP, FBASO, F-BAST and others, some good air-to-air aircraft portraits, photos by Robert Allal and others (one signed), later types include the ‘Atlantique’, Breguet BR940, experiments with and the building of the 941 prototype and first flight views, deck landing trials of the ‘Alize’, the Breguet 101 ‘Taon’ and other types, approx. 100 images contained in a modern ring binder, most inscribed or labelled verso (approx. 100)

£100-150

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£180-220


47* Douglas DC-3 (C.47) ‘Dakota’. A good collection of original and copy images of the C.47 on operations during World War II and in Vietnam and other theatres, evacuation of wounded, nose art, Squadron line-ups, many studies of this famous aircraft, some ex Jerry Scutts collection, together with a collection of images of the RB-66 ‘Destroyer’ and a group of colour images of the construction of the McDonnell Douglas C-17 ‘airlifter’ and a similar group concerned with the Lockheed C5A ‘Galaxy’, and other aircraft, approx. 90 images, contained in a folder (1)

£100-150

49* English Electric ‘Lightning’. A collection of photographs from the manufacturer’s and other official sources tracing the development of this aircraft, images include the P.I. on barrier trials, a christening ceremony at Farnborough in October 1958, some good aircraft portraits, ground-crews servicing, Squadron line-ups, gate guardians including 7755M, formations including Royal Saudi Air Force aircraft, various pilots with their aircraft, the T4 with missiles, some images from private albums in colour, personalised aircraft, retired machines and many others of nostalgic and historic interest, approx. 90 images, contained in a modern ring binder, most inscribed or labelled verso (approx. 90)

£180-220

51* First World War Pilots. A fine collection of photo-portraits of famous fighter pilots of WWI who flew with the R.F.C., R.A.F., R.N.A.S., also French and American Aces, some with their aircraft, captured aircraft with other personnel, most images copies of the originals however some originals remaining, pilots include Bishop, Leefe Robinson, McCudden, Harry Hawker, Barker (with dog), Albert Ball, Caldwell, Bowman, Rees and others, various Squadron groups, H.M. King George V inspecting pilots, aircraft close-ups, a useful historic collection, approx. 100 images, contained in a folder

48* English Electric ‘Canberra’. A fine collection of manufacturer’s, Royal Air Force official publicity photographs with others from the collections of Peter Green and Chris Ashworth, together with numerous images from former air and ground crews, some excellent aircraft portraits of various marks of this famous aircraft, many in colour, various Squadron liveries and in the colours of the Airforce of South Africa and others, experimental aircraft, armament details and others of similar interest, approx. 150 images contained in a folder (1)

(approx. 100)

£200-300

£200-300

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50* Experimental Aircraft. A collection of manufacturer’s, official, press and other photographs of many piston, turbo-prop and jet powered aircraft of this type from many nations, together with a group of images of famous test pilots and designers including Peter Twiss, Godfrey Auty, Tom BrookeSmith, Sir Frank Whittle and others, aircraft include those flown at the A.A. & E.E., N.A.S.A. and other experimental establishments in Great Britain and America, other images comprise various missiles and armament including the TM-61c ‘Matador’, ‘Nike’ guided missiles, the ‘Fireflash’, ‘Cruise’ and others, an interesting and varied folio, approx. 150 images contained in a modern ring binder and a folder

52* Flying Boats and Seaplanes. A good miscellaneous collection of manufacturer’s, official service, press, publicity and private photographs from the pioneering days of flight to post World War Two, rare images include the Perry-Beadle flying boat on Lake Windermere, the Radley-England Waterplane, the Burgess-Dunne of 1913, the Langley Hydroplane and other early types, later machines include the Canadian ‘Viking’, Wright-Avro 504 of the R.C.A.F. Kawanishi H3K2 Type 90-2, English Electric Ayr M.3 prototype, Breguet F-AMSV, Savoia S.66 I-ABRA, Dornier Do.X, various Hawker float plane biplanes, Heinkel He115, de Havilland ‘Otter’, Consolidated ‘Catalina’ and others, approx. 95 images, contained in a folder

(approx. 150)

(approx. 95)

£300-400

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£200-300


53* French Aviation. An unusual collection of press images from the studios of Atlantic-Paris, Agence Rol (G. Devaed), E. Michaud, Keystone, Trampus and others, each image inscribed or labelled verso, pilots include Le Brix, Codos, Comte de Lambert, Détroyat, Doret, Drouhin, Duroyan, Fronval, Grénin, Lalouette, Lascalle, Laurent, Lefévre, Lemaitre, Magnard, Mermoz, Richard Verneilh and many others of similar fame, some with their aircraft, friends, family and digitaries, approx. 70 images contained in a packet (approx. 70)

(approx. 90)

£200-300

57* Japanese Aircraft. A miscellaneous collection of official and other photographs of Japanese aircraft flown during World War Two, together with a quantity of press cuttings relating to the China conflict, the Japanese invasion of the Malay Peninsular and other operations, many images of captured or surrendered aircraft, some showing signs of battle damage, also wreckage of aircraft found in jungle locations, action pictures of strafing attacks on airfields, shipping and railways, other images include pilots and other personnel, ex-commonwealth p.o.w’s rescued from Rangoon jail, Japanese signing a surrender document, aircraft portraits and other material of similar interest, approx. 70 images, with press cuttings contained in a folder (approx. 70)

£120-150

£200-300

54* Hawker Aircraft - The Biplane Era. A fine collection of mostly postcard size photographs of these most elegant aircraft, many images of Squadron formations, individual aircraft portraits, different Squadron liveries and markings on ‘Hart’, ‘Audax’, ‘Fury’ and other types, deck landing images of the ‘Osprey’, a ‘Nimrod’ in Royal Danish Air Force markings, an Iraqi ‘Audax’, the ski-equipped Hart II of the R.C.A.F., and others of similar interest, approx. 110 images, some in colour of preserved K5414, contained in a folder (approx. 110)

55* Helicopters. A miscellaneous collection of manufacturer’s, press, official service and private photographs depicting numerous types of this aircraft, including a fine image of the first flight of the Sikorsky XR-4 on 14th June 1942, the ‘Hoverfly’ in Royal Navy service, a Royal Navy ‘Dragonfly’ (WP493) on casevac duty with H.M.S. “Thule”, together with many later machines in R.A.F., Royal Navy, U.S.A.F., US Army and Marine service, some fine air-toair aircraft portraits, service operations including air-sea rescue, load carrying by the R.C.A.F. H-21 (3-1-1957) and many others, including civil operated machines, approx. 90 images, many in colour, contained in a folder

£200-300

56* Imperial Russian Air Force. A rare collection of photographs, many copies from the original, of numerous WWI period aircraft types, pilots, and ground crew, including a Wolseley engined Voisin, the Kudasher I, pilot V.M. Abramovitch seated on his Wright after his Berlin - St. Petersburg flight in 1912, the ANT-I, the Sikorsky Type E, numerous multi-engined types, pilot portraits, the Morane-Saulnier ‘Parasol’ in Russian service and many others of similar historic interest, approx. 160 images, contained in a folder (approx. 160)

£300-400

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58* Lantern Slides. An interesting and unusual collection, including one part-set of 25 slides (of 30?), each surviving slide numbered depicting aircraft types including Dornier Do.X, ‘Super Wal’, ‘Valkyrie’, ‘Commodore’, Savoia-Marchetti, Blériot, and others, together with slides of aircraft hull construction with associated graphs, and a group of other slides depicting many aircraft types, circa 1925-35, including the Bernard monoplane, Vickers ‘Valetta’ float plane, Blackburn ‘Nile’, Cams, Latécoère, Rohrbach, Short and other flying boats and seaplanes, 45 slides with two boxes and loose, many with signs of damp damage, but images mostly useable (-)

£150-200


59* Lockheed ‘Constellation’. A good collection of manufacturer’s, press, publicity and private photographs of this most elegant of piston engined air liners, some fine aircraft air-to-air portraits, numerous airline liveries, the aircraft in military markings, machines awaiting disposal, the U.S. Navy WV-2E (EC-121L) No 126512 (Photo Le Ore), the U.S.A.F. RC121C 51-3836 and other unusual sub-types, approx. 100 images, contained in a folder (approx. 100)

61* Lockheed P-38 ‘Lightning’. A collection of photographs of this famous World War Two fighter aircraft, mostly from private sources mixed with U.S. A.F. official and other agency images, together with a similar collection of photographs of Lockheed and Beech twins in service with the R.C.A.F., U.S.A.F., R.A.F. and other air forces, some good studies of ‘Hudson’ and ‘Ventura’ aircraft showing a variety of armament, airborne life boats, accidents, formation flying, some machines in civil markings and others of similar interest, approx. 110 images contained in a folder (approx. 110)

£200-300

£200-300

63* North American F.86 ‘Sabre’. A good collection of U.S. official military U.S.A.F., U.S.N., U.S. Marine and similar manufacturer’s, press and other photographs of this fine aircraft, together with others of the F-100 ‘Super Sabre’ including a portrait of the 50,001 North American aircraft, a ‘Super Sabre’, many aircraft in Squadron livery, some in colour, other images of these aircraft in R.C.A.F., Luftwaffe, Spanish, Turkish, South African and Royal Air Force markings, some excellent air-to-air aircraft portraits, formation studies, pilots and ground crews represented, approx. 125 images contained in a folder (approx. 125)

60* Lockheed. A Miscellany. A good collection of manufacturer’s, press, publicity and private photographs of various aircraft built by this company, types including P-38 ‘Lightning’, F-84c ‘Starfire’, U.S. Navy ‘Hudson’, F-90, F-104 ‘Starfighter’ in U.S.A.F., R.C.A.F. service, the P2V-7 ‘Neptune’, ‘Constellation’, ‘Electra’, ‘Tristar’, ‘Hercules’ and others, some fine aircraft airto-air portraits, unusual sub-types, some in colour, approx. 100 images, contained in a folder (approx. 100)

£200-300

62* Lockheed C-130 ‘Hercules’. A collection of manufacturer’s, press, publicity and private photographs, many in colour of this fine aircraft in service with many countries, included is an unusual group of official Teledyne Ryan Aeronautical images in colour of a C-130 carrying and launching the BGM-34A Remotely Piloted Vehicle with ‘Maverick’ missile, one image shows an aircraft carrying four R.P.V.’s, others depict R.A.F. XV223, aircraft at low level discharging heavy goods platforms, the U.S. Navy ‘Ski-Hercules’ at Siple Station in Antarctica, on military operations, aircraft with nose-art, various transport and military liveries including U.S. Marines ‘Blue Angel’s’ and others, approx. 80 images contained in a folder (1)

£100-150

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£180-220

Lot 64


64* Pioneer Aviators and their Aircraft. A fine and historic collection compiled from various sources, including examples from the collections of Heinz Nowarra and Adolphe Pegoud, some images copied from the originals, most inscribed or with labels verso, included are images of the Paul Cornu helicopter dated 13-11-07, the Wolsley No. 1 (Voisin circa 1909), the Cody aeroplane No. 1 of 1908, a Wright ‘Flyer’, aircraft competing in the Michelin Cup 3112-10, personnel and pilots include Mr Harrison, founder of the Royal Australian Flying Corps with Major Henry Petre, pilot of a Bristol Box Kite exported in 1912 photographed at Point Cook, and numerous others of historic interest, approx. 90 images, contained in a folder (approx. 90)

(approx. 50)

£100-150

£400-500

65* Regia Aeronautica 1919-1934. A collection of aerial photographs from 286 Squadriglia Idrovolanti of the Landscapes of Libya, Eritria and Somalia, images giving names of location, date, negative number and some stamped or inscribed verso, one with airship shed at a military camp surrounded by palm trees, some showing parasol monoplanes over Somalian towns, place names include Azizia, Bir Loganna, Forduh Bengazir, Leptus Magna, Wadi Megevin and others, together with a group of First World War period reconnaisance photographs with prefix ‘N’, many inscribed verso and others of cities, towns, villages and the Italian landscape, approx. 100 images contained in a modern ring binder (approx. 100)

66* Regia Aeronautica. A collection of miscellaneous photographs, including armourers re-arming a Macchi 200 in the armourers Western desert, c. 1941, attending to a Cant float plane, various Facist parades, dignitaries visiting an aircraft factory at the II Salon Internazionale Aeronautico at Milan in 1937 and others of similar interest, approx. 50 images contained in a packet, some inscribed verso

67* Royal Air Force in WWII. A photographic record of the R.A.F. during this conflict, including some featuring the A.A.S.F. with ‘Cobber’ Kain and ‘Fanny’ Orton of 73 Squadron in France 1940, pilots at briefing, with their aircraft including Ansons of the R.C.A.F., the ‘Hurricane’, ‘Spitfire’, ‘Lysander’, ‘Blenheim’, ‘Beaufort’ and other early war types, W.A.A.F.s in training, portraits of ‘Ginger’ Lacy, D.J.M. Blakeslee, Hugh Dowding, Douglas Bader, Al Deeve, H.R.H. The Duke of Kent, Wg./Cdr. Colin Gray and many others, most images inscribed verso, together with some good aircraft portraits, ‘Hurricanes’ in formation, members of the W.A.A.F. awarded the Military Medal for bravery during the Luftwaffe raid on Biggin Hill 1-940, members of the US Volunteer ‘Eagle Squadron’, air reconnaissance photograph of a heavily bombed Luftwaffe airfield, armourers at work, bombs descending, B17’s over the Third Reich, a group of Heinkel He 177’s being strafed and many others of similar interest including a few press cuttings of the period, approx. 90 images, contained in a modern ring binder (approx. 90)

£180-220

68* Sikorsky (Professor I. A.) Helicopters. A good collection of manufacturer’s, press, publicity and private photographs of these specialised aircraft built by this pioneering company, including many military press images with descriptive labels verso, aircraft in a variety of military and civil markings registration or code numbers clearly shown, types include the R-4, ‘Dragonfly’, the S-55, heavy-lift operations, U.S. Army and Navy aircraft showing a variety of markings, the S-62A in the livery of Los Angeles Airways, and many others of similar interest, approx. 95 images, contained in a folder (approx. 95)

69* Sikorsky. A Miscellany. A collection of manufacturer’s and other photographs of flying boats and amphibians built by this pioneering aviation company, numerous types depicted including the Vought Sikorsky VS-44 ‘Excalibur’, the X-SS-2 scout of 1933 in U.S. Navy trials markings, the S42 as operated by Pan American World Airways, the U.S. Navy RS-I 2 J10, the S-40 ‘American Clipper’ flown by Charles Lindberg, the XPBS-I in U.S. Navy livery and other types, a useful collection for the historian of water-borne aircraft, approx. 34 images contained in a folder (approx. 34)

£250-350

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£200-300

£100-150


AVIATION BOOKS 70 Aero Revue. Offizielles Organ des Schweizer Aero-Club, 7 vols., a broken run, February 1930-July 1943, comprising approx. 110 orig. issues, num. b & w illusts. and ads., all orig. printed wrappers (3 or 4 of the 1940s issues frayed at edges), later cloth gilt, rubbed, 4to, together with Sport Flieger. Zeitschrift fur die Gasamte Luftfahrt, 3 bound vols., 1936-38, comprising 23 orig. issues, a broken run, num. b & w illusts. and ads., all orig. printed wrappers, later brown cloth gilt, a little rubbed, and Flygning. Officiellt Organ for Kungl. Svenska Aeroklubben, 10 orig. odd issues, c. 1940-42, b & w illusts. and ads., orig. printed wrappers, 4to, and ten other bound vols. of various aviation periodicals, incl. Aero Digest (20)

£100-200

72 Aeronautics. Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. Reports and Memoranda, approx. 215 issues, nos. 737-3436, pub. 19211966, includes titles such as ‘On the Determination of the Stresses in Braced Frameworks by R.V. Southwell, pub. 1921’ and ‘An Analysis of the Subsonic Flow Past Symmetrical Blunt-Trailing-Edge Aerofoil Sections at Zero Incidence, in the Absence of a Vortex Street, by J.F. Nash, pub. 1966,’ each stitched or stapled in orig. printed wrappers, slim 8vo & 4to, together with Aeronautical Research Council, Current Papers, approx. 237 issues, nos. 386-952, pub. 1958-67, includes ‘Some Results of an Investigation into the use of Air Injection in a Model of the Diffuser for the A.R.A. Supersonic Tunnel, by E.C. Carter & K.F.Tucker, pub. 1958’ and ‘Crack Propagation Tests on 2024-T3 Unstiffened Aluminium Alloy Panels of Various LengthWidth Ratios, byT.J. Carter, 1967, all stapled & in orig. paper wrappers, small slim folio The Advisory Committee for Aeronautics was founded in 1909, its first publication being translated extracts from the Annals of the German Society for the Study of Airships, 190708. It subsequently became the Aeronautical Research Committee, Air Ministry and then the Aeronautical Research Council, first under the Ministry of Supply and then the Ministry of Aviation. Some of the reports were not intended for issue to the public and the numbering was not always consecutive. Most of the topics relating to modern aviation are covered, e.g. materials and fuel science, aerodynamics and wind-tunnel testing, rocketry and hydrodynamics etc. (5 cartons) £300-500

74 Avery (Max C., and Shores, Christopher). Spitfire Leader. The Story of Wing Cdr. Evan ‘Rosie’ Mackie, DSO, DFC & Bar, DFC(US), Top Scoring RNZAF Fighter Ace, 1st ed., 1997, together with Ziegler (Frank), The Story of 609 Squadron Under the White Rose, revised edition, 1993, and Sarkar (Dilip), Through Peril to the Stars. RAF Fighter Pilots Who Failed to Return 1939-45, 1st ed., 1993, b & w illusts. from photos, all orig. boards in d.j., 8vo, with others of aviation interest (3 shelves)

75 Brett (R. Dallas). History of British Aviation 1908-1914, [1st ed., 1933], b & w illusts. from photos, orig. cloth gilt, rubbed, large 8vo, together with Lougheed (Victor), Vehicles of the Air. A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working Drawings, 2nd ed., revised, Chicago, 1910, numerous b & w illusts. from photos, diags. to text, orig. gilt-dec. cloth, a little marked, 8vo, plus Lindbergh (Charles A.), The Spirit of St. Louis, 1st ed., Charles Scribener’s, New York, 1953, b & w illusts. from photos, maps and diags., orig. linen-backed gold cloth boards with slipcase, 8vo, and other miscellaneous aviation interest, including Aeroplane Monthly, vols. 1-23, 1973-95, numerous coloured and b & w illusts., ads. etc., orig. printed wrappers retained in later nonmatching cloth, plus loose issues, 1996-2007 (complete years) and indexes until 2006 (4 cartons)

71 Aero-Club de France. Exposition Historique de l’Aerostation et de l’Aviation au Grand-Palais (Champs-Elysees), sous le patronage de l’Aero-Club de France, Aout 1909, front blank, ten preliminary pages, and 113 pp. of text, with 14 pp. of ads. at rear, orig. printed wrappers, rubbed and lightly soiled, chipped with minor loss to head and foot of spine, and extreme lower outer of upper wrapper, 8vo (1)

£100-150

73 Amundsen (Roald and Ellsworth, Lincoln). Our Polar Flight, The AmundsenEllsworth Polar Flight, 1st ed., New York, Dodd, Mead and Company 1925, b&w plts. after photos, orig. gilt-dec. blue cloth, very sl. rubbed to extreme head and foot of spine, 8vo A very good copy. (1)

£100-150

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£150-200

£100-150

76 Cain (Charles W., editor). Aircraft in Profile, vol. 1, parts 1 & 2, revised (4th) ed., 1976, b & w illusts. from photos, numerous col. illusts. by P. EndsleighCastle, J. Goulding and R. Ward, orig. boards in d.j., slim 4to, together with Overton (Bill), The Valetta. Vickers’s Last Piston Transport, with a Foreword by Brian Trubshaw, 1st ed., 1996, b & w illusts. from photos, orig. boards in sl. torn d.j., slim folio, plus Watkins (David), De Havilland Vampire. The Complete History, 1st ed., 1996, and Curtis (Duncan), Sabre. The Canadair Sabre in RAF Service, 1st ed., 2005, numerous b & w illusts. from photos, both orig. boards in d.j., 4to, and other miscellaneous aviation (3 cartons)

£100-150


79 Civil Aviation. Half-Yearly Report on the Progress of Civil Aviation, October-March, 1920-21, April-September, 1921, OctoberMarch, 1921-22, April-March, 1922-23, issued by the Air Ministry, 1921-23, stapled as issued, some leaves frayed at edges, together with Report on the Progress of Civil Aviation, 1932, 1933, 1935 & 1936, issued by the Air Ministry, 1933-37, b & w illusts. from photos, folding maps in rear pocket (pp. 9-12 in 1932 torn with some loss), orig. printed wrappers, 8vo, and others similar (approx. 30)

£100-150

77 Camsat (C.). Le Hussard de la ‘Mors’, Paris, Mechanic-Edition, n.d., c. 1918, 68 pp., including outer wrappers, stapled as issued, b&w illusts. mostly after photos, slim 8vo

81 Earhart (Amelia). The Fun Of It, Random Records of My Own Flying and of Women in Aviation, 1st ed., 3rd printing, New York, Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932, b&w photo port. frontis., thirty b&w illusts. after photos, orig. brown cloth, lettered in white (in bright condition), in sl. frayed d.j., very minor loss to extreme head and foot of spine, front inner flap not price-clipped, with orig. recording of Amelia Earhart’s broadcast speech on May 22nd 1932, contained in pocket at rear, 8vo

A scarce post-war account of the flying career of the French flying ace Charles Nungesser (18921927), whose legendary wartime exploits including the single-handed capture of a Mors automobile behind enemy lines, gaining him the soubriquet the ‘Hussard de la Mors’. (1) £70-100

78 Caproni Ca74. Apparecchio Ca74, Societa Italiana Caproni. Istruzioni per il Montaggio e per la Regolazione, Rome, c. 1915, illusts. to text, eighteen folding diags. at rear, orig. blue cloth gilt, 8vo (1)

£100-150

80 Commissariato dell’Aeronautica. Notiziario di Aeronautica, N.10. Ottobre 1924, pub. Rome, 1924, b & w illusts. from photos, numerous folding diags., partly uncut and unopened, some marginal spotting and browning, orig. printed wrappers, soiled and some wear, 4to Includes chapters on military, naval and commercial aircraft, dirigibles, parachutes, etc. (1) £150-200

Signed by the author in pale blue ink below the portrait frontispiece. A very good signed copy of the memoirs of the famous American aviator, published shortly after her record-breaking transAtlantic flight, the first solo crossing by a woman. Tragically Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan vanished in the Central Pacific in July 1937, while attempting to complete the first flight by a female aviator around the world. (1) £400-600

82 Flight. First Aeronautical Weekly in the World, vol. 34 Jan-December 1938, vol. 55 Jan-June 1949, vol. 61 Jan-June 1952, vol. 63 Jan-June 1953, vol. 65 Jan-June 1954, vol. 70 July-December 1956, vol. 71 JanJune 1957, vol. 89 Jan-June 1966, vols. 93 & 94 Jan-December 1968, numerous b & w illusts. from photos, bound without orig. printed wrappers in publisher’s blue cloth and other bindings, 4to, plus other unbound aviation magazines including Air Pictorial and BEA magazine, mostly 1950s (2 cartons)

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£70-100


83 Glaisher (James, and others). Travels in the Air, 2nd revised ed., 1871, col. frontis., b&w plans and illusts., orig. printed cloth gilt, rubbed to extrems., large 8vo, together with Turnor (Hatton), Astra Castra, Experiments and Adventures in the Atmosphere, 1865, eng. frontis., new endpapers, repair to gutter margin of first and last few leaves, num. eng. plts., modern cloth-backed boards, folio, plus Tissandier (Gaston), Histoire de Mes Ascensions, Recit de Vingt-Quatre Voyages Aeriens (1868-1877)..., Paris, 1878, num. eng. plts. and illusts., contemp. blindstamped cloth, gilt dec. spine, rubbed to extrems., large 8vo (3)

£100-150

85 Halley (J.J.). Royal Air Force Unit Histories, vols. 1 & 2 bound as one (Nos. 1200 Squadrons/201-1435 Squadrons), pub. Air-Britain, 1968 & 1973, numerous b & w illusts. from photos, modern cloth, small 4to, together with Ross (David, Blanche, Bruce and Simpson, Bill), ‘The Greatest Squadron of Them All’. The Definitive History of 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron, RAauxAF, 2 vols., 1st ed., pub. Grub Street, 2003, numerous b & w illusts. from photos, orig. boards in d.j., 8vo, and other Squadron histories (17)

£70-100

86 Henshaw (Alex). Sigh for a Merlin. Testing the Spitfire 1979, The Flight of the New Gull, 1980, both 1st eds., b & w illusts. from photos, orig. boards in d.j., 8vo, together with Escott (Squadron Leader Beryl E.), Our Wartime Days. The WAAF in World War II, 1st ed., 1995, b & w illusts. from photos, orig. boards in d.j., 8vo, plus Liskutin (M.A., DFC, AFC), Challenge in the Air. A Spitfire Pilot Remembers, 1st ed., 1988, b & w illusts. from photos, orig. boards in d.j., and others of aviation interest (3 shelves)

Author’s presentation copy, inscribed to front endpaper ‘Compliments of the Author, New York, August, 1918’, and additionally inscribed by the Director of the Liberty Ironworks, Sacramento, California, and dated 24/8/18. (1) £100-150

£100-150

84 Glaisher (James, and others). Travels in the Air, by James Glaisher, F.R.S., Camille Flammarion, W. De Fonvielle, and Gaston Tissandier, edited by James Glaisher, 2nd ed., revised, 1871, half-title present, six col. litho. plts., numerous wood-engs., prelims. a little frayed at edges, orig. pict. cloth gilt, rubbed and some wear, recased (new endpapers), 8vo, together with Lecornu (J.), La Navigation Aerienne. Histoire documentaire et anecdotique, Paris, 1903, numerous b & w illusts., contemp. quarter morocco gilt, joints cracked and some wear to extremities, folio (2)

91 Loening (Grover Cleveland). Military Aeroplanes Simplified - Enlarged, An Explanatory Consideration of their Characteristics, Performances, Construction, Maintenance and Operation, Specially Arranged for the Use of Aviators and Students, Edition for Year 1918, pub. W. S. Best, Boston, 1918, b&w plts. and illusts., mostly after photos, some folding plates, orig. green cloth gilt, a little rubbed and some minor marks, large 8vo

£150-200

87 Hildebrandt (A.). Airships Past and Present. Together with Chapters on the use of Balloons in Connection with Meteorology, Photography and the Carrier Pigeon, 1st ed., 1908, b&w illustrations, mostly after photos, bookplate of Sir Hugh H. Smiley to front pastedown, orig. blue cloth gilt, very sl. rubbed, 8vo A good copy. (1)

£100-150

88 Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft, 1940, 1942, 1943-44, 1945-46, 1947 & 1948, together 6 vols., all compiled and edited by Leonard Bridgman, num. b & w illusts. from photos, ads. at front, orig. cloth gilt, rubbed and some minor wear, folio Being sold for the benefit of the Shuttleworth Collection. (6) £80-120

89 La Vaulx (Henry, Comte de). Le Triomphe de la Navigation Aerienne. Aeroplanes - Dirigeables - Spheriques, Paris, 1911, half-title present, b & w photo. illusts., rear endpaper detached, contemp. qtr. morocco, raised bands and gilt lettering to spine, corners bumped, folio (1)

£100-150

90 Langley (Samuel Pierpont & Manly, Charles M.). Langley Memoir on Mechanical Flight, 2 parts in 1, pub. The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1911, b&w illusts. from photos., plans, etc., exlib., a few inkstamps, not affecting illusts., kinges broken, orig. cloth gilt, bottom edge of upper cover worn, rubbed, 4to, together with The Aero, How to Learn to Fly, vol. 1, no. 32, 28th December, 1909, b&w illusts. throughout, orig. blue printed wrappers, spine worn, rear cover detached, 4to (2)

£70-100

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92 Lord Brabazon of Tara. The Brabazon Story, 1st ed., 1956, b&w illusts., orig. cloth gilt in d.j., 8vo, together with The Brabazon Project, pub. The Bristol Aeroplane Company, Filton, c. 1950, col. and b&w illusts. throughout, orig. wrappers gilt, some toning to margins, slim oblong folio, plus Cohn (Ernest M.), The Light of the “Ville d’Orleans”, pub. Collectors Club of Chicago, 1978, num. b&w illusts., orig. cloth gilt in slipcase, large 8vo, plus Allaz (Camille), The History of Air Cargo and Airmail from the 18th Century, 1998, b&w illusts. throughout, orig. cloth in d.j., folio, plus eleven other aviation related, incl. Rickenbacker, by Edward V. Rickenbacker, 1st ed., 1967 & The Lonely Sea and the Sky, by FrancisChichester, 1st ed., 1964 (signed by the author) (15)

£100-150

93 Maxim (Hudson and Hammer, William J). Chronology of Aviation, reprinted from The World’s Almanac for 1911, Westfield, New Jersey, [1912?], 23 pp., orig. printed green wrappers, sl. dust soiled and browned at edges, spine staples a little rusted, slim large 8vo Rare. (1)

£200-300

94 Nobel Chemical Finishes Limited. Talk on Camouflage Paints to Officers of the Royal Engineers, 12th January, 1940, 10pp. typescript copy plus three leaves with mounted b & w photos (with explanation leaf to each), orig. wrappers, spine split and slight wear Nobel Chemical Finishes were based in Slough, Buckinghamshire. From the James Goulding collection. (1) £100-150


95 Putnam Aeronautical Books. Andrews (C.F. and Morgan, E.B.). Supermarine Aircraft Since 1914, 1st ed., 1981, Brown (Don L.), Miles Aircraft Since 1925, 1st ed., 1970, (exlib. copy), Stroud (John), Airports of the World, 1st ed., 1980, Barnes (C.H.), Handley Page Aircraft Since 1907, 1st ed., 1976, Bowers (Peter M.) Curtiss Aircraft 1907-1947, 1st ed., 1979, and other similar Putnam publications, b & w illusts. from photos, all orig. cloth, all but three in d.j., 8vo (approx. 40)

£300-500

96 Putnam Aeronautical Books. Jackson (A.J.). British Civil Aircraft 1919-59, 2 vols., 1st eds., 1959 & 1960, Bruce (J.M.), The Aeroplanes of the Royal Flying Corps (Military Wing), 1st ed., 1982, Barnes, Handley Page Aircraft Since 1907, 1st ed., 1976, King (H.F.), Armament of British Aircraft 1909-1939, 1st ed., 1971, Lewis (Peter), British Racing and Record-Breaking Aircraft, 1st ed., 1971, Andrews (C.F. and Morgan, E.B.), Supermarine Aircraft Since 1914, 1st ed., 1981, numerous b & w illusts., and others similar, mostly 1st eds., all orig. cloth, all but one in d.j., 8vo (35)

£300-400

97 Robertson (Major F.A. de V., Lieutenant-Commander C.N. Colson, RN, and Flying Officer W.A. Cook). Squadrons of the Royal Air Force and other Units. Their Work in Peace and War, n.d., pub. Flight, [1935], numerous b & w illusts. from Flight Photographs (John Yoxall, Chief Photographer), orig. cloth in frayed and torn d.j., slim folio, together with Nowarra (H.J. and Brown, Kimbrough S.), von Richthofen and the Flying Circus, edited Bruce Robertson, 1st ed., pub. Harleyford, 1958, and Air Aces of the 1914-1918 War, edited by Bruce Robertson, 1st ed., pub. Harleyford, 1959, numerous b & w illusts. from photos, both orig. cloth in d.j., 4to, and others of aviation interest (approx. 40)

£100-150

98 Santos-Dumont (Alberto). My Airships. The Story of my Life, 1904, port. frontis., num. b&w plts. from photos., b&w illusts., orig. dec. cloth gilt, rubbed, 8vo, together with Turner (Charles C.), Aerial Navigation of To-Day. A Popular Account of the Evolution of Aeronautics, 2nd ed., 1910, b&w plts., a couple loose/detached, orig. cloth gilt, rubbed, 8vo, plus Vivian (E. Charles), A History of Aeronautics, 1st ed., 1921, b&w plts., orig. cloth gilt, worn, 8vo, plus two others comprising, The Aeroplane in War, by Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper, 1st ed., 1912 & Fifty Years of Travel by Land, Water, and Air, by Frank Hedges Butler, 1st ed. 1920 (5)

99 Twining (E.W.). Model Aeroplanes. How to Build and Fly Them, n.d., c. 1909, 16 pp. instruction booklet, orig. printed wrappers, and five folding sheets of full size working drawings, all contained in orig. publisher’s envelope with large pictorial printed label (somewhat soiled and worn), together with Ellis (Frank H.), Duration Flying Models, 1st ed., pub. John Hamilton Ltd., [1936], b & w illusts. to text, numerous diags., some folding, orig. linenbacked printed boards, damp stained, 4to, plus The Flying Scale Model Hawker Hart Two-Seater Bombing Biplane, Mk II, SingleScrew, Triple Motor, Model Air Publication 361, Issued September 1934, 20 pp., b & w illusts. from photos, two folding diags., orig. printed wrappers, some minor soiling, slim 8vo, and others related (19)

£200-300

100 [Wallis, Barnes]. Wellington Special by Alec Lumsden, 1st ed., pub. Ian Allan, 1974, a few colour and numerous b&w illusts. after photos, signed in blue ink by Barnes Wallis to title, orig. pictorial boards, 4to (1)

£100-150

101 World War I. Ministere de la Guerre. Instruction sur le Ravitaillement du Service de l’Aeronautique 15 Fevrier 1914, Paris, Imprimerie du Service Geographique de l’Armee, n.d., c. 1914, front blank, title, and 12 pp. of text, orig. printed wrappers, with ‘tres confidentiel’ printed to head of upper wrapper, and numbered 15 in ink to top right corner, stitched as issued, a little rubbed and some light browning to edges, slim 8vo Rare. Only one copy located at the French Defence Archive. However, the edition listed there was published by Charles Lavauzelle in 1917. See Francine de Auer-Veran, Archives de l’Aeronautique Militaire de la Premiere Guerre Mondiale, 2008, K18612/2. (1) £150-200

102 World War I. Ministere de la Guerre. Instruction sur le Ravitaillement du Service de l’Aeronautique l’Organisation et l’Emploi de l’Aeronautique en temps de guerre, approuvee par le Ministre de la Guerre le 27 Novembre 1912, Paris, Imprimerie du Service Geographique de l’Armee, 1914, front blank, title, and 31 pp. of text, orig. printed wrappers, stitched as issued, with ‘tres confidentiel’ printed to head of upper wrapper, and numbered 8 in pencil to top right corner, a little rubbed and chipped to extrems., some light browning and spotting to edges, slim 8vo Rare. See Francine de Auer-Veran, Archives de l’Aeronautique Militaire de la Premiere Guerre Mondiale, 2008, K18789/53 (for a similar but not identical title published by Lavauzelle in 1918, containing 71 pages). (1) £150-200

103 Wrecks & Relics. A Survey of Some Derelict & Preserved Aircraft in the British Isles, nos. 2-18, 1968-2002, no. 2 is here present in the revised and reprinted edition, pub. Feb. 1979, coloured and b & w illusts. from photos, orig. printed wrappers/laminated boards (covers of no. 3 marked with sellotape), 8vo, together with The Aeroplane. The Most Influential Aviation Journal in the World, 19 orig. issues, c. 1939-41, and Flight. First Aero Weekly in the World, 30 orig. issues, c. 1939-41, numerous b & w illusts. and ads., all orig. printed wrappers, some minor wear to spines and staples rusted (a carton)

£100-150

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£70-100


THE QUENTIN BLAND AVIATION LIBRARY Quentin Bland (1941-2009) honorary historian of 384th USAF Bomber Group. See obituary notice on our website: www.dominicwinter.co.uk

104 Aviation Manuals for Pilots and Maintenance Crew, mostly WWII period, including Familiarisation Manual for Maintenance of Model B-17F Bombardment Airplane, pub. Boeing, n.d., c. 1941, Field Service Manual, Boeing Model B-17F Bombardment Airplane, 1943, Rolls-Royce Merlin Aero Engines Folio of Design Installation, Running and Maintenance Notes & Pocket Folio of Dismantling, Erecting and Repair Notes, De Havilland Constant-Speed Air Screws, Pilot’s Notes & De Havilland Hydromatic Propellers, Notes for Pilots and Ground Staff, Pilot’s Information File, Army Air Forces, Washington, 1944 (2 copies), Climate and Weather for Flight in Naval Operational Zones, Prepared by Naval Air Training Command, Pensacola, Florida, 1944, etc., b&w illusts., mostly orig. wrappers (some bound in orig. mock leather), various sizes, plus a quantity of typescripts relating to ‘Keep the Show on the Road’, a group of World War II picture booklets published by HMSO including the Royal Armoured Corps, Target: Germany, Bomber Command, Coastal Command, the Air Battle of Malta, Atlantic Bridge, Drive for Freedom, etc. (2 cartons)

106 Craven (Wesley Frank and Cate, James Lea, editors). The Army Air Forces in World War II, 7 vols., University of Chicago Press, 1948-58, numerous b&w plates after photos, illusts. etc., orig. uniform blue cloth gilt, a little rubbed and a few vols. somewhat marked to spines, large 8vo (7)

£80-120

£100-150

105 Boyce (Colonel J. Ward, ed.). American Fighter Aces Album, 1st ed., 1996, numerous b&w illusts. after photos, orig. cloth, a few minor surface marks, 4to, together with Lay (Beirne and Bartlett, Sy), 12 o’clock High!, 1st ed., pub. Harper & Bros., 1948, orig. cloth, very sl. rubbed, signed presentation copy from the author Beirne Lay, to Lou and Vic Fleming to front endpaper, dated 1948, 8vo, plus Darlow (Stephen), D-Day Bombers: The Veterans’ Story, RAF Bomber Command and the US 8th Air Force Support to the Normandy Invasion 1944, pub. Grub Street, 2004, b&w illusts., signed by the author and four veterans of the RAF, and Sharp (C. Martin, & Bowyer, Michael J. F.), Mosquito, revised ed., pub. Crecy Books, 1995, b&w illusts., orig. cloth in d.j., with signatures of twenty-five veteran pilots and crew to front endpaper, both orig. cloth in d.j.s, 8vo

107 Jablonski (Edward). Airwar, 4 vols. (Terror from the Sky/Tragic Victories/Outraged Skies/Wings of Fire), pub. Doubleday, 1971-72, numerous b&w illusts. after photos, first three vols. signed or inscribed by the author to half-title or title, fourth vol. with signed typewritten presentation note by the author, dated 28 July 1971, orig. cloth in d.j.s, sl. rubbed to extrems., 4to, together with duplicate copies of volumes 2 & 4 only, each with presentation inscription to Quentin Bland, and signed by approx. fifty and twenty-four veterans of the 384th Bomber group, together with another edition of Airwar, published in two vols., plus Double Strike, the epic air raids on Regensburg/ Schweinfurt, 1st ed., 1974, 8vo, and Flying Fortress, The Illustrated Biography of the B17s AndThe Men Who FlewThem, 1965, etc (9)

£150-200

Presentation copy. Inscribed to front endpaper to Quentin Bland, and signed by Ward Boyce, and twenty-one American veteran fighter aces, at the time of their annual reunion on 28th June 2008, with accompanying signed typewritten letter from Ward Boyce to Quentin Bland, and list of the signatories loosely inserted. (4) £70-100

108 Stewart (Carroll). Ted’s Travelling Circus, 93rd Bombardment Group (H) United States Army Air Force, World War II, 1st ed., 1996, numerous b&w illusts. after photos, orig. cloth in d.j., together with Bishop (Stan D. and Hey, John A.), Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces ETO Area, June 1942-December 1943, 2004, numerous b&w illusts. after photos, orig. cloth in d.j., plus The Story of the 390th Bombardment Group (H), privately printed for the men and officers of the 390th Bombardment Group, 1st ed., 1947, numerous illusts. after photos, etc., orig. dark blue cloth, and Closway (Captain Gordon R.), Pictorial Record of the 401st Bomb Group, 1st ed., 1946, numerous b&w illusts. after photos, orig. pictorial mock leather, plus other similar histories of American Force Bomb Groups in the second world war, including A History of the 447th Bomb Group by Doyle Shields, Century Bombers, The Story of the Bloody Hundredth, by Richard Le Strange, Ridgewell’s Flying Fortresses, The 381st Bombardment Group (H) in World War II by Ron Mackay, Lingering Contrails of the Big Square A, A History of the 94th Bomb Group (H) 1942-1945 by Harry E. Slater, The Ragged Irregulars of Bassingbourn, The 91st Bombardment Group in World War II by M. H. Havelaar, etc., all 4to/folio, G/VG (48)

109 Beaton (Cecil). Air of Glory, A Wartime Scrapbook, 1st ed., 1941, numerous b&w illusts. after photos, orig. cloth in d.j., a little rubbed and frayed to extrems., 4to, together with Robertson (Bruce), Spitfire The Story of a Famous Fighter, 3rd ed., 1973, & Lancaster - The Story of a Famous Bomber, 1st ed., 1964, numerous b&w illusts. to each, both orig. cloth in d.j., 4to, Bonser (Roy), Aviation in plus Leicestershire and Rutland, 1st ed., 2001, numerous b&w illusts., orig. cloth in d.j., and Nesbit (Roy Conyers), Eyes of the RAF, A History of Photo-Reconnaissance, 1st ed., 1996, numerous b&w illusts., orig. cloth in d.j., 4to, and others related on the Royal Air Force and British Aviation during World War II including Denis Richards, Royal Air Force 1939-45, 3 vols., 1953-54, etc., mostly orig. cloth in d.j.s, 4to/8vo, G/VG (6 shelves)

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£150-250

£200-300


110 Jong (Ivo de). Mission 376, Battle over the Reich, USAAF versus the Luftwaffe, 28 May 1944, 1st ed., 2003, numerous b&w illusts. after photos, orig. cloth in d.j., together with Bishop (Cliff T.), Fortresses of the Big Triangle First, A History of the Aircraft Assigned to the First Bombardment Wing and First Bombardment Division of the 8th Air Force from August 1942 to 31st March 1944, 1st ed., 1986, numerous b&w illusts. after photos, orig. cloth in d.j., plus Freeman (Roger A. & Anderton, David A.), B-17 Fortress B-29 Super Fortress at War, 1st ed., 1996, numerous b&w illusts. after photos, orig. cloth in d.j., all 4to, and Birdsall (Steve), Flying Buccaneers, The Illustrated Story of Kenney’s 5th Air Force, 1st ed., 1978, numerous b&w illusts. after photos, orig. cloth in d.j., plus others related on the American Air Force in WWII including The 390th Bomb Group Anthology, by Members of the 390th Bombardment Group (H) 1943-1945, 2 vols., 1983/85, Heritage of Valor, The 8th Air Force in World War II by Budd J. Peaslee, 1963, The Mighty Men of the 381st: Heroes All, A Chaplain’s Inside Story on the Men of the 381st Bomber Group by James Good Brown, 1986, etc., mostly orig. cloth in d.j.s, 8vo/4to, G/VG (6 shelves)

£200-300

111 Robertson (Bruce, ed.). United States Army and Air Force Fighters 1916-1961, 1st ed., pub. Harleyford Publications, 1961, colour frontis., numerous b&w illusts. after photos, orig. cloth in d.j., rubbed and frayed to edges, 4to, together with Young (Barnett B., ed.), The Story of the Crusaders, The 386th Bomb Group (M) in World War II, 1st ed., 1988, numerous b&w illusts. after photos, orig. cloth in d.j., 4to, plus Stephens (Glenn A.), Kriegies, Caterpillars and Lucky Bastards, 1st ed., 1987, b&w illusts. after photos, orig. cloth in d.j., and Pitts (Jesse Richard), Return to Base, Memoirs of a B-17 Copilot, Kimbolton, England, 1943-1944, 1st ed., 2004, b&w illusts. after photos, orig. cloth in d.j., both 8vo, plus others related on the American Air Force in World War II, mostly orig. cloth in d.j.s, 8vo/4to, G/VG (6 shelves)

£200-300

112 Lewis (Peter). The British Fighter Since 1912, Sixty Years of Design and Development, pub. Putnam, 1974, together with Francis K. Mason, Hawker Aircraft Since 1920, pub. Putnam, 1971, b&w illusts. after photos to each, both orig. cloth in d.j.s, plus Wallace (Graham), Claude GrahameWhite, A Biography, 1960, b&w plts. after photos, orig. cloth in frayed d.j., and Lindbergh (Anne Morrow), North to the Orient, with Maps by Charles A. Lindbergh, reprinted, NewYork, 1936, b&w illusts., orig. cloth, plus McCudden (James Thomas Byford), FiveYears in the Royal Flying Corps, pub. The Aeroplane, n.d., c. 1918, b&w illusts., orig. cloth, rubbed and marked, faded to spine, all 8vo, and other aviation history, various, including Bruce Robertson, Aircraft Markings of the World 1912-1967, pub. Harleyford Publications, 1967, Philip Kaplan, Legend, A Celebration of the Douglas DC3/C-47/Dakota, 1st ed., 2009, etc., mostly orig. cloth in d.j.s, 8vo/4to, V/VG (6 shelves)

£150-200

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AVIATION EPHEMERA 113 Air Service Timetables. Five local Air Service Timetables, c. 1930s, including Imperial Airways European timetable from 24 November 1935, Crilly Airways Ltd. daily timetable, Winter Service from October 6 1935, Provincial Airways Ltd. Deluxe Doorto-Door Service, c. 1930s and two others (Highland Airways Ltd. and North Eastern Airways Ltd.), colour-printed, multi-fold leaflets, G/VG (5)

£70-100

114 Air Traffic Control Logbook, Little Rissington, Gloucestershire, 25th November 1943-28th August 1944, approx. 380 pp. of closely written text by several hands, recording all local air traffic movements on a 24-hour basis, including practice exercises for D-Day, orig. leatherbacked green cloth boards, somewhat worn, handwritten label on upper cover ‘Flying Control Logbook. Secret’, folio (approx. 38 x 25cm) A unique volume providing a fascinating glimpse of the daily life and routine of a Gloucestershire airfield at a crucial time during World War II. (1) £200-300

115* Aircraft Recognition. U.S. Navy Dept. Aircraft Recognition Manual of German Military Aircraft, 22-6-43, together with a scrap book containing aviation postcards, cuttings and photographs, a rare photograph of DC-3 G-AGIP in R.A.F. camouflage and markings with a DC-3 registered D-ARPF with Third Reich tail markings (photo by Leslie H. Howard) with inscription to verso ‘Same stable when extremes meet, different owners’, and other aviation ephemera (-)

£100-150


116* Aircraft Identification Card. Dirigibili e Aeroplani delle Nazioni Belligeranti. Italia e Triplice Intesa, Austria-Germania, a rare WWI period ‘double’ postcard printed to one side only with numerous small silhouette images of aeroplanes and dirigibles, vertical centre crease where previously folded, postally unused, G/VG (1)

£70-100

117* Albatros-Flugzeuge. Albatroswerke G.m.b.H. Berlin-Johannisthal (Flugplatz)... , 1912, printed advertising leaflet, with details of two military biplanes (type MZ2 & MZ1, 1911 & 1912) and a monoplane and biplane for private or commercial use (type Me1 & Sz1, 1912 & 1911), with oval sepia image of an early biplane on front cover, 8vo (1)

£80-120

118 Alcock & Brown. A printed invitation card for the banquet given by the Royal Aero Club at the Savoy Hotel, Monday 23rd June 1919, printed number 126 upper right, name of ticket holder completed in manscript, Captain W. N. McClean, plus the words ‘Embankment Entrance’ written below name of hotel, 9 x 11.5cm, together with the original posted ticket application invitation sent to Lieutenant McClean for this event commemorating the first transatlantic flight by Alcock & Brown, minor soiling, 9 x 14cm Captain W. N. McClean was a council member of the Royal Astronomical Society and Secretary of the Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth. It was at this dinner that Alock & Brown were presented with their £10,000 prize by Winston Churchill on behalf of the Daily Mail newspaper. (2) £150-200

119* Antoinette. Deuxieme Grande Semaine d’Aviation de la Champagne, Reims, 1910. René Labouchère sur Monoplan Antoinette, original b & w photo postcard, signed on the front by René Labouchère, together with another similar postcard ‘Aéroplane Antoinette, monté par le Capitaine Burgeat’, signed on the front by Méderic Burgeat, both postally unused, G/VG (2)

£70-100

120 Aviation autographs. Aces High. The Fighter Aces of the British Commonwealth Air Forces in World War II, by Christopher Shores & Clive Williams, with a Foreword by Wg. Cdr. R.R. Stanford-Tuck, DSO, DFC & 2 Bars, 1st ed., 1966, orig. cloth, covered in self-adhesive plastic, worn on spine, together with Aces High, vol. 2, by Christopher Shores, 1st ed., 1999, b & w illusts. from photos, orig. boards in d.j., both 4to The first volume contains seventy-three autographs of World War II fighter aces, all personally obtained by the present owner over a period of some twenty years. The majority have signed across the relevant entry in the book, a few have sent letters or cards which are now loosely inserted. Signatures include Douglas Bader, Roland Beaumont, Alan Deere, Neville Duke, Johnnie Johnson, Peter Townsend and Bob Stanford-Tuck, and the half-title has been signed by Gordon Mitchell (son of R.J., designer of the Spitfire), P. Mueller KG26, and three Tangmere ground crew.The addition of the signatures makes this a unique volume. Although the covers of vol. 1 are now rather soiled and worn, the unique nature of this volume means that it would justify spending a bit of money having it nicely rebound in order to preserve it for future generations. (2) £150-200

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121 Aviation autographs. Page (Geoffrey), Tale of a Guinea Pig, 2nd imp., 1981, b & w illusts. from photos, orig. boards in d.j., 8vo, signed on half-title by the author and ten ‘guinea pigs’ at the 50th Commemorative Display, Boscombe Down, 9 June 1990, together with Cheesman (E.C.), Brief Glory. The Story of A.T.A., reprinted, c. 1990s, (first published in 1946), b & w illusts. from photos, orig. boards, 8vo, signed on front endpapers by thirty-seven former members of the Air Transport Auxiliary, plus Anthony (Gordon), Air Aces, with Biographical Notes by John Macadam, 1st ed., 1944, thirty-two b & w portraits from photos by Anthony Graham, orig. boards in torn d.j. (most of spine missing), signed in the text by Douglas Bader (dated 11.8.78), Roland Beaumont, John Cunningham, Bunny Currant, Arthur Donaldson, George Gilroy and Johnnie Johnson, and further signed on the image by Roland Beaumont, Air Vice-Marshal Bennett, John Cunningham, Bunny Currant, Alan Deare, Group Captain Gilroy, John Kingaby and Air Commodore Whitley Straight, with eight other signed aviation books (11)

£150-200

122 Aviation manuals. Royal Air Force Flying Training, Part 1, Flying Instruction, Air Publication 129, pub. Air Ministry, November, 1920, b & w plts. and illusts., orig. boards with cloth spine strip, damp marked to lower board, 8vo, together with Instructions for Flying the Messerschmitt 110, A.M. Pamphlet 114C, c.1940s, two folding b & w plts., orig. printed wrappers, slim 8vo, with Instructions for Flying the Junkers 88, A.M. Pamphlet 114D, c.1940s, 6pp detached and repaired at spine edge, two folding plts. contained in rear pocket (one torn to central fold and the other crudely strengthened to margins and folds), orig. printed wrappers, spine split, slim 8vo From the James Goulding Collection. (3)

£50-80

123* Aviation blueprints. A collection of forty-seven reproduction blueprint designs for the Hawker Hurricane and Spitfire, comprising twenty-nine wartime Hawker drawing office technical Hurricane drawings and eighteen Spitfire camoflage technical specification drawings, various sizes, some folded and rolled From the James Goulding collection. (47) £100-150


124* Blériot, Voisin & Le Vavasseur. A very rare black and white autographed postcard of the Blériot III hydroaéroplane, c. 1906, signed in black ink by three of the most notable and important pioneers of French aviation, postally unused, VG The aircraft was powered by an eight cylinder 24 hp Antoinette engine built by Le Vavasseur. Later in the same year Blériot and Voisin ceased to work together. (1) £300-500

125* Blériot (Louis, 1872-1936). Postcard signed ‘L. Blériot’, stamped and postmarked 1909, original black and white postcard being no. 39 from Sports-Aviation series, with printed caption ‘Le Monoplane Blériot’ pase à Senonville dans son voyage de Toury à Artenay et retour (31 Octobre 1908), signed in green ink (1)

£150-200

Lot 124 126* Blue Streak Missile. A small archive of documents and photographs relating to missiles formerly belonging to D. Burgess, c. 1963-70, including approx. thirty b&w and a few colour photographs, mostly showing missile parts, plus site and personnel photos, the majority with wetstamps to versos, two creased and worn, all approx. 20 x 25cm, together with Burgess’s folder of printed course notes for Aero Engine School with his certificate for construction and operation of Rolls-Royce RZ2 Mk III engines loosely inserted, plus three manila folders containing mimeographed sheets relating to the preparation and preservation of Mk III engines for transportation and storage, RZ2 project pressure switch revalidation procedure, standards specfication, plus a few loose blueprint reproduction etc. The Blue Streak Missile project was begun in 1955 as a credible replacement for the V bomber planes. The ballistic missile programme was cancelled in 1960 but the rocket was used as the first-stage of the European satellite launcher Europa. The project was finally cancelled in 1972. The majority of photographs included relate to RAF Spadeadam in Cumbria. (a small carton) £200-300

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127 Bristol Aircraft Ltd. Brochures. SleeveValve Aero-Engines, Issued by the Bristol Aeroplane Company Limited, Filton House, Bristol, c.1947, numerous col. illusts., orig. printed wrappers, slim oblong folio, together with Turbine and Sleeve-Valve Aero-Engines, General information, performance data, and ilstallation diagrams... of “Bristol” turbine and sleeve-valve aero-engines in current production or under development, Issued by the Engine Division of the Bristol Aeroplane Company Limited, c.1950, col. and b & w illusts., data cards contained in rear pocket, orig. printed wrappers, slightly worn, slim oblong folio, with Bristol Britannia Information for Airport Authorities, Issued by Sales Engineering, Bristol Aircraft Limited, Filton House, Bristol, October 1957, b & w diags., tabbed sub-divisions, orig. printed wrappers, 4to, plus two other brochures, for the Bristol 192 and Bristol Britannia From the James Goulding Collection. (5) £100-150

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128 British & Colonial Aeroplane Company Limited. A printed sales catalogue for the Olympia Aero Show, held on 11th-19th March 1910, 8 pp., including 1910 diary of events, small stand number flyer tipped-in, plus a loose flyer for the petrol tax (stand 68) loosely inserted, orig. printed wrappers with spine tie, a little dust soiled, slim large 8vo Rare. The British & Colonial Aeroplane Company Limited was founded in 1910 by Sir George White and Edwin Henry Dyer. This is likely their first ever catalogue, (and possibly the first aviation manufacturers' catalogue in England). The Company's initial venture was a licensed and improved version of the Voisin Brothers' Zodiac Boxkite, the biplane and monoplane versions being listed here for £1000 and £500 respectively. In 1920, British and Colonial was liquidated and its assets became the Bristol Aeroplane Company Limited. (1) £150-200

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129* British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd. Makers of the ‘Zodiac’ biplanes and monoplanes, Bristol., c. 1910, a rare manufacturer’s card printed in green to one side only (1)

£70-100

130* Canada - 33 S.F.T.S. A photograph album compiled by Maurice Vivien Rose of 33 Service Flying Training School, c. 194445, containing over 100 b&w photos and snapshots of airmen, Avro Anson aircraft, etc., several photos signed, and some loose snapshots contained in packet, plus a small quantity of related ephemera tipped in, including signed menus, insignia, etc., orig. plain wrappers with sl. worn stitched edges, watercolour vign. showing a rural scene to upper cover, oblong folio (1)

£200-300

131 B.A.T. Aircraft. British Aerial Transport Company Ltd., Illustrated Catalogue of B.A.T. Aeroplanes c. 1918-19, 32 pp., printed in sepia with English, French and German text, numerous b & w illusts. from photos, orig. printed wrappers, spine tied with orange silk cord, 8vo Fine condition. French ace, Nungesser and Roland Garros were B.A.T. pilots. (1) £200-300

133 Blériot Aeronautique. Promenades aériennes, c. 1913-14, a rare pocket-size company brochure promoting pleasure flights for the general public, 8 pp., numerous b & w illusts. from photos showing the magnificent entrance to the Aero-Parc Blériot, the comfortable restaurant, the handsome pilots and exciting views that could be had from the air(!), orig. printed wrappers with silk cord tie to spine, small 8vo, VG (1)

132 Blériot Aéronautique. Illustrated fourfold advertising leaflet, c. 1920, printed on both sides in fawn and black, with b & w illusts. of the Blériot aerodrome just outside Paris and five different types of aircraft (Le Mammouth type 74, with four motors, Monoplace type 11 with 50hp Gnome engine, and Monocoque type S.30, S.29 & S. 27 aircraft), VG (1)

£200-300

134 Morane-Saulnier. Programme de l’Ecole de Pilotes ‘Morane-Saulnier’, c. 1926, a rare 36 pp. printed booklet for the Civil and Military Flying School, orig. printed wrappers, stapled on the spine, small 8vo, VG (1)

£150-200

135 Bicurve Sloan. Type Militaire a Trois Places Modele, 1912, a very rare three-fold promotional leaflet, printed on both sides in black and cream, detailing the advantages of the avant garde curved wing design, ‘Stabilité Transversale automatique... Construction des ailes formant poutre armée... Visibilité parfait pour les observateurs... ‘ (1)

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£150-200

£150-250


Lot 134

Lot 135

136 Cody (Samuel Franklin, 1867-1913). An archive of six items of ephemera, c. 1890s and later, including a twelve-page sales catalogue titled ‘The Cody Flyer’, c. 1913, b&w illusts. with prices ranging from 50 to £1800, stapled as issued in orig. red wrappers gilt, staples rusted and now detached from wrappers, but otherwise VG, plus original unaddressed catalogue envelope, plus two further Cody publications advertising his aeroplane and man lifting kite, plus two printed bills dated 1913, for mechanical parts for this aircraft, plus a printed pictorial ticket with stub perforation, relating to one of Cody’s wild west shows in France from the 1890s (6)

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£150-200

£150-200

137* The Dambusters. An original film script (copy No. 148) for ‘The Dam Busters’, 18 December 1953, 118 pages with typescript to rectos only, orig. blue wrappers with typescript label, tied on spine, some wear, folio, together with a programme for the ‘Repeat World Premiere, The Dam Busters, 17 May 1955’, 64 pp., numerous b & w illusts. and ads. (one coloured ad. for Yardley perfume), orig. laminated stiff wrappers, tied on spine with silk cord, plus a ring-bound notebook containing approx. twenty-five autographs, including Barnes Wallis, Mary Wallis, Johnny Johnson, Willie Tait, W.C. ‘Bill’ Townsend, Leonard Cheshire, Richard Todd, and others, plus twelve handwritten letters by Bill Townsend, addressed to E.J. Beale, c. 1960s-70s, mostly personal chit-chat with just occasional reference to his wartime experiences, plus a few other related items including an RAF 617 Squadron embroidered badge (-)

138 Early Air Travel. The International Aerial Time Table, pub. Brook Flowers & Co., No. 35, March 1929, 32 pp., a few contemp. pencil amendments and annotations, orig. pictorial wrappers, staples rusted, together with Aerial ABC and Commercial Airline Gazetteer, No. 6, August to October 1929, 84 pp., orig. printed wrappers, plus The ABC or Alphabetic Air Guide, No. 146, June 1946, folding coloured map, loosely inserted, orig. printed wrappers, all 8vo

£100-150

140* Ferber (Capitaine Louis Ferdinand, 1862-1909 ). Le Capitaine Ferber dans son Aeroplane No. 5, Le 12 decembre 1904. Ce sont les experiences de vol plane du Capitaine Ferber qui ont determine le mouvement actuel en faveur de l’aviation et suscite de nombreux disciples, original b & w photo postcard signed on the front ‘Cap. Ferber’, postally unused, G/VG, modern gilt frame, glazed Rare. (1)

139* Early Aviation. Six rare original black and white postcard photographs of ‘Aviatrik’ aircraft and similar early flying machines, c. 1910-12, one signed by cyclist and aviator Charles Ingold, another signed by early aviator Arthur Delfosse of Cologne, all postally unused, G/VG (6)

£200-250

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£100-150

141 German Civil Aviation. Deruluft, April 1925, 64 pp., including fourteen full page b&w illusts. from photos, giving details of the Konigsberg-Moscow Passenger air service and including a full-page Imperial Airways advert stating that their LondonBerlin flights will connect with this service to Moscow, text in German and Russian, orig. stapled wrappers, a little spotting, small 8vo, together with Germany Airplane, Trips, 1926, 48 pp., including b&w illusts. from photos, plus Deutsche Lufthansa Sommer-Flugpran, 1937, plus a 1930s Lufthansa hand bill showing Ju52 aircraft, plus two contemp. related notepaper sheets illustrating Ju52 aircraft (6)

£150-200


Lot 143 142 Graf Zeppelin. Luftschiffbau Zeppelin, Hamburg-Amerika Linie, [1934], 16 pp. including wrappers, printed in blue, illusts. from photos, a plan of passenger accommodation and an example of the menu, text in German, English, Portuguese and Spanish, staples removed and no longer present, light creasing, slim 8vo, VG (1)

£150-200

143* Grande Semaine d’Aviation de la Champagne, 1910. Hand-coloured photogravure postcard, signed in pencil by Edouard Nieuport, Walter de Mumm, Geo. Chavez, Marcel Hanriot and Roger Sommer, the extra-large postcard shows several aircraft flying over the grandstand and numerous spectators at this famous French aviation meeting, 9.5 x 28.5cm, framed and glazed Edouard de Nié Port (1875-1911) was one of the pre-eminent aeroplane designers and pilots of the early aviation era, and also the co-founder with his brother Charles of the eponymous Nieuport aircraft manufacturing company Société Anonyme Des Etablissements Nieuport. Jorge Chávez Dartnell (1887-1910), also known as Géo Chávez, was a Franco-Peruvian aviation who, at a young age attended the school of aviation established by Henry and Maurice Farman where he got his pilot license and undertook his first flight in Reims on February 28, 1910. On August 8 of the same year he took a Blériot monoplane to Blackpool, England where he achieved fame after attaining an altitude of 1,647 metres (5,405 ft).Chávez attempted to undertake the first air crossing of the Alps in reponse to a prize of $20,000 offered by the Aero Club of Italy, but his plane crashed upon landing, and he died four days later of massive blood loss. (1) £400-600

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Lot 145

Lot 146

144* Guynemer (Georges, 1894-1917, French ace). A framed display comprising Guynemer’s autograph in ink, dated 26 mars 1917, and four fragments of aircraft fabric, labelled ‘Souvenirs de l’Avion de Guynemer Abattu dans nos lignes Morceau ouz et Fuselage 23viibre 1916’, display size approx. 29 x 23cm, gilt frame The Guynemer autograph was given at the famous Paris restaurant, Maxims, on the occasion of Guynemer’s thirty-fifth victory. The fragments of fabric include a piece from his Spad S115 ‘Vieux Charles’ shot down by mistake by the French themselves on 23rd September 1916. Also included in this lot is a large reproduction black and white photograph of Guynemer in the cockpit of ‘Vieux Charles’, signed in September 1961 by Jean Morand, Guynemer’s mechanic. (2) £500-700

145* Handley-Page ‘Herald’. A scarce ‘Herald’ Military Transport and Navigation 50 pp. brochure, dated May, 1962, illustrated text with photos after the original, diagrams, together with a collection of Doman-Ambrosini Helicopter photographs and leaflets, two WWII Italian aircraft recognition booklets and other ephemera of aviation interest (-)

Lot 148

147* Imperial Airways. A scarce Imperial Airways presentation cigarette case, the interior stamped ‘Mascot’, having simulated blue morocco sides inset with the company ‘Speedbird’ logo, containing seven (of 8) original Balkal Sobranie filter-tipped cocktail cigarettes in pastel colours, believed to have been given gratis to passengers on one of the very early Imperial Airways flights from Paris to Croydon, together with a 14 pp. booklet ‘A Short History of Imperial Airways’, pub 1931, plus a black and white reprint photograph of Imperial Airways Handley Page aircraft ‘Horatius’, at Croydon Airport, 1933, and a 1931 Australia to England flown cover, stamped with official cachet in violet ‘Commonwealth of Australia. Australia-England First Official Air Mail Flight from Melbourne Australia to London England, April 1931’ (1)

£150-200

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£100-150

£100-150

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£200-300

149* KLM. Royal Dutch Airlines. Seven original timetables, c. 1930s, seven original colour-printed multifold leaflet timetables, c. 1932-39, G/VG (7)

£100-150

150 Lindbergh (Charles A., 1902-74). Of Flight and Life, 1st ed., New York, 1948, 'Editorial Copy' bookplate dated 23rd August 1948 to front free endpaper, author's signed presentation inscription to John J. Driscoll [Colonel in the USAF] written to half-title, orig. cloth in d.j., sl. rubbed and soiled with a few minor corner nicks, 8vo (1)

146* Imperial Airways. A folded colour poster brochure, printed by Ben Johnson & Co. Ltd., c. 1930s, the brochure opening to show four colour cutaways of Heracles and Hannibal classes and others, minor spotting and creasing, two short centrefold splits, overall 74 x 50 cm, together with four printed programmes of the Royal Air Force air display at Hendon (1928, 1930, 1934 & 1935), all orig. printed wrappers, a little soiling and wear, plus a printed programme for RAF Station Tangmere, Empire Air Day, 29th May 1937, orig. printed wrappers, all slim 8vo (6)

148* Imperial Airways. Two original 1930s Imperial Airways poster-type promotional brochures, cover artwork by Rowland Hilder, cutaway details of the Heracles, Hannibal, Scylla and Atlanta classes, Scipio class flying boat, Ensign airliner and Empire flying boat, creased where previously folded and some minor wear to folds, each approx. 75 x 50cm (fully opened), plus Imperial Airways Ltd. Report of the Annual General Meeting, 1935

£200-300


151* Lindbergh (Charles A., 1902-74). An outstanding typed carbon copy essay signed twice ('Charles A. Lindbergh), L'Argonaute, Les Monts-de-Corsier [Montreux-Vevey, Switzerland], 1st-11th August 1968, the essay taking the form of a blow-by-blow refutation and correction of facts and opinions as related in the just-then published unofficial biography of Lindbergh by Walter Sanford Ross, 'The Last Hero: Charles A. Lindbergh' (Harper & Rowe, 1968), the essay beginning, 'I have today started reading the book, published some months ago ... [which] purports to be so well documented, and is in fact so inaccurate in many instances, that I have decided to comment on its pages as I read them', the first two pages giving an account of his reasons for not cooperating with Mr. Ross and for advising his friends and relatives to do likewise, the essay then giving corrections from memory with a note of pages referred to in the book, very clearly written in a matter of fact and unassuming tone, covering minor details and major themes, e.g: 'I have never sworn off drinking coffee. At breakfast, I usually have coffee with hot milk. But I don't like strong coffee, and seldom drink it at other meals (p2). The travelling case I use is small enough to carry with me on a plane; but it is a good deal larger than a briefcase (46 cm x 34 cm x 15 cm). I seldom check my baggage. I use end-knotted socks to hold various articles I put in my travelling case; but never travel with knotted socks in my pocket - just not practical! And I have never said a man can go anywhere in the world with a clean shirt and an extra pair of socks - though, obviously, a man wouldn't need even that when it comes right down to it (p2)', '... I usually travel economy class because I am less bothered in the economy section and because I get more time to sleep, read, and write ... when economy is close to full, I take first-class passage. Seldom otherwise ... (p3)', 'The story on page 42 about speeding down a hill at Madison, etc., is again pure fiction. Also, the idea about testing how far I could make my motor cycle leap into the lake (p42). I designed and built the motor-driven ice boat myself; but in a friend's basement. I used the engine from my motor cycle for power. The (wood) propeller was not for an airplane - much too small. The ice boat did not attain very high speed; quite the contrary. It did not

pack up, but was hit while parked [last two words inserted in author's holograph] (when no one I knew was there as witness) by a sail ice boat', 'My mother knew about my interest in flying as it developed. I did not tell my father about it until I had decided to leave the University in mind to fly. My father was greatly concerned about my plans. He spoke of the danger of aviation, and told me there would always be a place for me in his business if I wanted it; but he did not argue against my decision, and did not get his friends to reason with me. (Judged by the record of aviation at that time, he was right about the danger) (p43)', concerning his Transatlantic flight, he refers to his book 'The Spirit of St. Louis' (on many occasions) but does add further detail too, 'So far as I can describe the main motive behind my St. Louis-New York-Paris flight, it lay in the love of flying and the adventure involved. Other elements were highly important, but still secondary. (p103). I don't recall ever being "ribbed" by other pilots about the loss of the two mail DH's (p103). Practical jokes such as those described at the top of page 104 took place; but these are partial and inadequate descriptions of the circumstances. The description of the incident at Coney Island is correct', 'Certainly I did not fall asleep for a few seconds at a time in the normal sense of sleep. However there was a kind of eye-open sleep. See "The Spirit of St. Louis" (p114). I did not "have the idea flying to England to use the trans-Atlantic telephone" to call my mother. In fact I was embarrassed about the idea under such circumstances and in the light of such publicity-pressure. I realised that what I said would be either tapped and repeated or guessed at published with more maudlin sentimentality (p126)', 'When I used the term "we", I was referring to my partners in St. Louis and myself (p127). That it referred to my plane and myself was a concoction of the press (with possibly a few exceptions)', 'There is considerable fiction mixed in with fact on pages 148 and 149. A lot of fantastic things happened, but I don't remember a woman coming over to my table and looking into my mouth. It is true that items were taken from my laundry; but not very often. I don't recall my bankchecks being kept as souvenirs. Certainly that didn't happen often. But it was true that I couldn't walk freely in a city, or eat

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undisturbed in a restaurant; and it was hard to get peaceful hours. I recall stepping out of a building on Wall Street, and having almost everyone on the street turn and follow me. I escaped by jumping into a taxi-cab. And I remember a hotel-manager saying that some woman wanted to rent the room I was leaving "so she could take a bath in the same tub"!!!', referring also to the kidnapping of his son, 'I tried to put the kidnapping and trial from my mind after there was nothing more that had to be done in regard to them. Records exist, and the court records of the source of high accuracy. Newspaper reports are almost always sensational, often fantastic, practically never accurate. Obviously, Ross has drawn on both sources. He gives many details in his pages that I cannot either deny or verify, at least from memory. I assume he achieves about the degree of accuracy he has in the previous portions of this book (chap. 16)', 'I needed press co-operation, and therefore tried to co-operate with the press in turn. I asked the Police not to close our property to reporters and photographers ... I got almost none of the co-operation I hoped for (p198). The reported conversation in regard to Capone is fiction as far as my part in it is concerned (p199)', later referring to his wartime political comments and thoughts in relation to what is reported in Ross's book and continuing to the end of Ross's book with a postscript that he does not know why Ross wrote the book having had no co-operation from himself or many of his friends, finishing with the proviso that all his comments are from memory and there are bound to be a few errors, but not many, and that any paragraphs not commented on does not mean he agrees with the statements made by Ross, pages numbered and dated, very few mis-typings and only four corrections and deletions in ink, signed at the foot of the first and last page in black ink, with one final carbon sheet of typed errata, a small number of marginal tears, corner rust marks from an old staple and light creasing, a total of 77 pages (approx. 25,000 words), 4to An outstanding item. A copy of the first edition of Ross's book (not owned by Lindbergh) is included with the lot. An outstanding item. A copy of the first edition of Ross’s book (not owned by Lindbergh) is included with the lot. (2) £2000-3000


Lot 153

Lot 154

152 London Aerodrome, Hendon. Official Programme, for Saturday July 25th 1914, Blériot Meeting, 16 pp. including wrappers, b&w illusts., vol. 4, no. 4, printed to upper wrapper, staples sl. rusted, minor soiling, together with a Souvenir Programme for the ‘Victory Aerial Derby’ at the London Aerodrome, 21st June 1919, 24 pp., b&w illusts., contemp. pencil annotations to list of pilots and machines, with rough pencil notes on the various races on a separate sheet of paper loosely inserted, orig. printed wrappers, sl. creased and soiled, staples a little rusted, both slim 8vo

153* London Airport Design. A group of pen and ink and watercolour designs for a 7-storey airport with flying boat lake, c. 1930, large sheets mounted on approx. fifteen boards, approx. 100 x 77 cm and similar, some tears and dampstaining and soiling, together with a plan and elevation watercolour, pen and ink design for a flying club by the same architect, Frederick William Smith, dated 17th July 1934, with R.W.A. School of Architecture, Bristol, ink stamp, 70 x 54 cm, plus an aircraft data sheet giving technical details for B.O.A.C. aircraft, c. 1930s

Among the twelve aviators taking part in 1914 were C. Grahame-White, L. Noel, W. Brock, Pierre Verrier, et al. The 18 aviators taking part in 1919 (the first aviation meeting at Hendon following the War) were Captain J. Alcock, H. G. Hawker, Lt.-Col. Henderson, et al. (2) £200-300

The architect for this large scale project which includes a six-mile lake for flying boats was Frederick William Smith, later Beresford-Smith, ARIBA, of Bath, Somerset. The front of the building in one drawing is titled 'London Air' but how far this proposal went is not clear in spite of the fact that the drawings are highly detailed and finished. Part of a larger archive of architectural drawings by Smith, the remainder of non-aviation designs to be sold on 11th May (please enquire for further details). (-) £500-800

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154* Luftwaffe and other aviation personalities. An A-Z of photographs, newscuttings and other paperwork relating to hundreds of pilots and other military and civilian men and women from the world of aviation, mostly WWII onwards, comprising portraits, private images of pilots with ground crew, World War Two survivors in later Luftwaffe service, obituaries, press releases and similar documentation, contained in nine modern ring binders (9)

£300-500


Lot 155

155* Messerschmitt Bf.109. A comprehensive collection of original and other photographs of the later variants of this standard Luftwaffe WWII fighter, b & w and colour images, Luftwaffe propaganda photographs, many ‘aces’ seated in or standing by their machines, maintenance work, wrecked aircraft, pilot and ground-crew, cockpit details, captured aircraft, production details, plans, news cuttings and similar paperwork, contained in three modern ring binders (3)

£200-300

156 Military Aviation. A collection of mainly U.S. reports and documents, 1940’s-50’s, some stamped ‘Restricted’ or ‘Confidential’, including Bibliography on German Supersonic Research, Headquarters Air Materiel Command, 1946; Representative Enemy and Allied Aircraft. Comparative Performance and Characteristics TAIC Manual No.2, 2nd & 3rd eds., 1945; U.S. Stategic Bombing Survey, Military Analysis Division. Relative Performance of British and American Fighters Against German Fighters, 1940-1945;Target Chart Development. 941st Engineer Aviation Topographic Battalion, 1945; An Appraisal of Wartime Training of Individual Specialists in Army Air Forces, 1946, and The Causes of Bombing Errors as Determined from Analysis of Eighth Air Force Combat Operations, Report No. 3, 1947 (23)

£150-200

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157 Miscellanea. A small group of papers, magazines and photographs of Channel Island aviation interest, c. 1940s-50s, including British Civil Register News, vol. 4, nos. 1-12, Jan-June 1951, 49 pp., with Index compiled by M.J. Hardy, orig. printed wrappers, staples rusted, slim 4to, plus Channel Islands Aero Club programme, International Air Rally, 1954, together with an unrelated collection of approx. 250 unmounted coloured transparencies of various military aircraft (approx. 2.25 x 2.25 ins (5.5. x 5.5cm)), and a further collection of approx. 300 assorted 35mm colour slides and prints, etc. (a carton)

£70-100


158* The Ron Moulton Aviation & Aero Modelling Archive. A large unsorted archive of aviation papers and photographs etc., compiled by Ron Moulton, c. 1950s to date, including thousands of photographs and good quality negatives relating to the aero modelling industry and aero engine interest, photographs of aero modelling contests and meets around the world since the 1950s, hundreds of scale model plans and diags., related magazines and cuttings, correspondence, etc., all contained in approx. seventy-five cardstock box files, the negatives contained in three 2-drawer card index boxes (-) ÂŁ700-1000

Ronald Godfrey Moulton (1924-2010) was born at Loughton, Essex, the son of a cemetery superintendent. He was educated at the local grammar school and South-West Essex Technical College. His interest in aircraft was inspired when he saw, aged 10, Alan Cobham's Flying Circus practising low-level formations over Epping Forest. In 1940 Moulton secured a place on the RAF's Halton Apprentices' Scheme for Ground Trades, but owing to his defective eyesight he was sent to work for Peter Masefield on Aeroplane Spotter magazine. Posted to Pietersberg, South Africa, in 1943, under the command of Col. H.J. Martin (later head of the SAAF), his duties included repairing the wings of Airspeed Oxford trainers, and measuring the weather from the cockpit of a Hartebeest. While in South Africa he continued to fly model aircraft, and introduced a modelling section to the SAAF's magazine, Wings. He was delighted to discover that South Africa offered all the latest American model kits and engines, which were unavailable in Britain due to severe import restrictions. He helped to develop aircraft for the embryonic control line (or U-line) flying scene in South Africa and, on being demobilised, brought back to England some of his own designs, such as the Voetsek. For a time Moulton

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managed Henry J. Nicholls's celebrated model shop on Holloway Road, frequented by the actors Stewart Granger, Michael Dennison and Jean Simmons. He then worked as an editorial assistant on Aeromodeller magazine, where he was able to give full voice to his passion for model flying. Moulton eventually became editorial director of the Argus Press specialist magazines division, with responsibility for a large range of hobby and craft magazines. Throughout this period he found time to write manuals on control line flying, aero-modelling, flying scale models and kites, as well as founding the British Kite Flying Association. He served on the Royal Aeronautical Society's committee for human-powered flight for 19 years, on the Council of the Society of Model Aeronautical Engineers (now the British Model Flying Association for 24 years, and for 10 years was Britain's delegate to the Model Flying Commission of the FĂŠdĂŠration Aeronautique Internationale, the governing body for all air sports. In retirement he continued to write for the aviation press and to exhibit at the Model Engineer Exhibition at Olympia, once attracting the attention of several fire tenders as his airship flew directly towards the fire sensors in the main hall!.


Lot 160

159 Naval Air Service. Training Manual, November 1914, pub. HMSO, 1915, b & w plts. and illusts., litho plts. (inc. some col. and few folding), orig. cloth gilt, 8vo, Eiffel (G.), Der together with Luftwiderstand und der Flug, Versuche im Laboratorium des Marsfeldes Ausgefuhrt, pub. Berlin, 1912, b & w frontis. and diags., folding tables & diags., ink library stamps to verso of title and to last diagram, orig. cloth, folio, with Frazer (R.A.), Aeronautical Research Committee, Reports and Memoranda No. 1155 (Ae. 320), The Flutter of Aeroplane Wings, August, 1928, pub. HMSO, 1929, b & w plts., orig. cloth, slightly damp-soiled, 8vo, and Aeronatical Research Committee Reports and Memoranda No. 1255 (Ae. 404), The Flutter of Monoplanes, Biplanes and Tail Units (A Sequel to R. & M. 1155), January 1931, pub. HMSO, 1931, b & w plts., orig. cloth, slightly damp-soiled, 8vo, with Lanchester (F.W.), Aerodonetics Constituting the First [& 2nd] Volume of a Complete Work on Aerial Flight, 2 vols., 1907-08, numerous diags. (inc. some folding), library ink stamps to front free endpaper of vol. 2, orig. cloth gilt, joints to vol. 2 cracked and slightly frayed, 8vo, plus eight others (14)

160 WWI & WWII. Aircraft Identification booklets, etc. A group of nine WWI and later identification booklets and similar, including Silhouetts d'Avions, Allies et Ennemis, Mai, 1918, 64 pp., numerous b & w illusts., orig. printed wrappers, tied on spine, oblong 8vo, together with Avions Allies/Avions Anglais. Photos, Plans, Caracteristiques, 1944 & 1946, each 10 pp., b & w illusts. from photos, silhouettes and diags., orig. printed wrappers, oblong 8vo, plus Facteurs des Telegraphes. Tarif des Telegrammes Expedies de la France Continentale a l'Etranger, 1917, 80 pp., somewhat browned, folding map at rear, orig. linen-backed pict. wrappers depicting early flying machines (some minor damage), slim 8vo, and five others similar, including Goodyear-Zeppelin Corp. 'Volunteer' Passenger's Log Book (unused) (9)

£200-300

£200-300

161* Patents, ‘Rotating wing devices for increasing the carrying capacity of aeroplane wings’ designed by Antonio and Gaetano Longo of Milan, Italy, c. 1928, a group of seven international patent documents including Austria, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, England, Holland, Poland and the United States of America, c. 1928-32, each with folding diag., officially signed and stamped, orig. printed wrappers, together with a Technical Records Ltd. Report folder containing typed letters of refusal on company letterheads from A.V. Roe & Co. Ltd., Short Bros. (Rochester & Bedford) Ltd., The Bristol Aeroplane Co. Ltd., The Gloster Aircraft Co. Ltd., The de Havilland Aircraft Co. Ltd. and the Supermarine Aviation Works (Vickers) Ltd., the first one signed by Roy Chadwick, Chief Designer and the last one signed by R.J. Mitchell, Director & Chief Designer, with three other related documents, all contained in contemp. manilla file, folio (1)

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£300-500


Lot 162 162* R.A.F. Far East Flight. A rare folio published to commemorate the 1927-1928 flight of four Supermarine-Napier ‘Southampton’ flying boats which successfully flew from Felistowe to Singapore, departing 27/10/27 arriving 28/2/28, the folio contains two extracts from the official log of this ‘Greatest Flight in History’ commanded by Group Captain H. M. Cave-Browne-Cave, D.S.O. D.F.C., press extracts, colour plates of air and ground crews with a ‘Singapore’ scale model and S1151, a ‘Southampton’ in flight, the four aircraft at Singapore and a chart showing the route flown, original blue folio with pictorial reserve and R.A.F. badge, 13 x 18.5 in (33 x 47cm) (1)

164 Rolls-Royce. Instructions for the Installation, Running and Maintenance of Rolls-Royce “F” Aero Engines..., Number 1, pub. Rolls-Royce Ltd., Derby & London, July, 1930, b & w plts. and diags. (one folding), orig. cloth, 8vo, together with Operational Notes for Pilots on Merlin XX & XXI Engines (Two-Speed Supercharger), 2nd ed., April, 1941, b & w illusts., orig. cloth, slim 12mo, plus Le Rhone Engine Co., The Care of the 110h.p. Le Rhone Engine 9-Cylinder Type J, pub. The Gnome & Le Rhone Engine Co., c.1916, b & w plts. and diags., orig. boards, few ink marks to boards and extrems. rubbed, 8vo From the James Goulding collection. (3) £100-150

£200-300

163 R.A.F. A collection of approx. eighty Royal Air Force WWII navigation maps & charts, folding O/S col. maps, including maps of parts of England, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, France & Italy etc., various sizes from approx. 46 x 69cm to 112 x 84cm Some of the maps with airfields shown, e.g. O/S RAF (War) 2nd ed. sheets 1,3,5,6,8-11 which include The Border, England N.E., Midlands N., Eastern Counties, Midlands S, Eastern Counties S, England S.W., England S.; O/S Scotland R.A.F. (War) 3rd ed. sheets 2, 5-7 & 10 which include Scotland S.W., E. Highlands, W. Highlands with Skye & S. Hebrides, Scotland N, Shetland Isles; O/S R.A.F. War 4th ed. sheet 1 of Orkneys & Shetlands; O/S Aeronautical 5th ed. sheets 2-7 which include North Scotland, The Highlands, The Border, Midlands & Wales, North Sea, South West England. (approx. 80) £200-300

165 Royal Flying Corps. Rigging Diagrams, pub. HMSO, c. 1916, diagramatic illustrations, a few spots, original wrapper, some wear, 4to (1)

£100-150

166 Schneider Trophy. Official souvenir programmes for the Schneider Trophy Contests of 1929 & 1931, colour and b&w illusts., result tables left blank, contemp. ownership name to first page of each, orig. pictorial wrappers, sl. spotted and soiled, slim 8vo (2)

£100-150

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167 Spitfire P.R. Mk XIX. Manual, Air Publication 1565W, vol. 1, reprinted July 1946-Feb. 1952, single printed leaves and numerous diags. (inc. some folding), tabbed sub-divisions, some sections lacking, contained in orig. loose-leaf binder with printed label to upper cover, 4to, together with Wellington III Aeroplane, Two Hercules III, X or XI Engines, Manual, Air Publication 1578C, vol. 1, c.1942, numerous single printed leaves and diagrams (some folding), includes amendment certificate stamped & dated Mar-Jun 1942, some leaves detached, contemp. loose-leaf binder with printed paper label to upper board, 4to, plus Vickers B9/48 (Type 709), Prototype Pilot’s Notes, 2nd ed., June, 1953, numerous diags., orig. mock leather looseleaf binder, 8vo From the James Goulding collection. (3) £150-200

168 Tampier (René). Carburation of Aeroplane Motor Engines, 1914, 20 pp. including price list at rear, six b & w illusts. from photos, orig. printed wrappers, a little faded and soiled, oblong 8vo The ‘Blocktube’ carburetor, a special model for Rotative aeroplane motors from 50 to 140 hp, including Bathiat-Sanchez, Bleriot, Caudron, Cement-Bayard, Morane-Saulnier, Nieuport, etc. (1) £70-100


169* Tirpitz – Dam Busters Raid. Bomber Command Operational Film No. 242: Daylight Attack on Battleship Tirpitz,Tromso Fjord, Norway, 12th November 1944, a 7-inch 16mm cine film reel in original tin with War Dept. markings ‘ 14C/165 Pat No 7615 WD AKS’, the film shows Barnes Wallis’s 12,000 pounds ‘Tallboy’ bombs dropped by Lancasters exploding on and around the ship as she lay at anchor, and two direct hits and a near miss which caused her to capsize as the raid ended, together with a second smaller 3.5 inch Selco 16mm reel (with single perforations), made at Ealing Studios in 1942 as a British War Office services training film, (and distributed commercially), containing 'Hitler Listens' (a 'Careless talk costs lives'/ 'Loose lips sink ships' type propaganda short ) with recent DVD transfer showing the silent 8-minute film in full with opening credits, and preceded by 'Hitler Listens' with sound The Tirpitz Raid film shows the raid as carried out by R.A.F. Lancaster bombers of 617 Squadron (Dam Busters) and 9 Squadron, who were accompanied by a reconnaissance R.A.A.F. Lancaster ‘Y’ of 463 Squadron, from which the filming of the attack took place. The filming aircraft was piloted by F/L Bruce Buckham and the cine camera operators were F/L John Alison Loftus, DFC (Camera 1) and F/O H.H. Rogers (Camera 2&3 See his Cine Camera Reconnaissance Reports) filming from a height of 13,000 to 5,000 feet, timed at 08.30 hours, all detailed in the opening credits to the film. (3) £700-1000

Lot 170 170* Wright (Orville and Wilbur). An original printed menu card containing a small fragment of the original fabric from the Wright flyer, 1903, and another fragment of fabric used by Orville and Wilbur Wright, c. 1904-05, signed in pencil by Wilbur Wright, with historical notes in blue ink written by Bill Morton below each piece of fabric, card size 18 x 11cm The menu was given to Hart O. Berg, sole official Wright Brothers agent, at a reception given to celebrate the return of the Wright Brothers from a European trip c. 1908-09. The name ‘Hart O. B.’ can just be seen showing through from the reverse of the 1903 fabric. The menu has a donation label on the reverse ‘Don Famille Berg Ref. B. 40F. 1930’. The historical notes on the card were written some time later by Bill Morton, a collector of rare aeronautica. The Wright flyer I made the world’s first powered, sustained and controlled aeroplane flight at Kill Devil Hills, near Kitti Hawk, USA, on December 17, 1903. The best of four flights lasted fifty-nine seconds and this duration time was not equalled in Europe until November 1907. (1) £700-1000

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171 WWI Aero Manuals. Clerget Aero Engines 7Z 80-Horse Aero-Engine; Clerget 9Z 100-Horse Aero Engine; Clerget Patent Aero Engines 9B 130-Horse and 9BF 150Horse, n.d. c. 1917/18, together three orig. instruction manuals with list of parts, b & w illusts. and diags. to text, 8vo & oblong 8vo, the first two manuals with ownership signature ‘A.P. Jacques R.N.A.S.’, together with Manual of Clerget Aero-Motors and Their Installation in Various Aircraft... for Use of H.M. Air Services (Air Board Issue No. 243), c. 1918, 254 pp., b & w illusts. and diags., some folding, orig. cloth, a little rubbed, 8vo, plus Instructions for RollsRoyce Aero Engines ‘Eagle’ Series I to VIII and ‘Falcon’ Series I, II, & III, December 1917, 116 pp., b & w illusts. and diags. to text, orig. cloth, upper cover lettered in gilt, slim 8vo, and three others similar (8)

£200-300

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172 WWI - RFC/RAF. A trainee-pilots handbook to Cadet Jas. Mason 514545 RAF, c. 1918, Royal Air Force issue by “Ideal”, printed hard-covers with RAF Wings motif to centre-top, loose-leaf, cord-bound, hand-manuscripted “Mason - Cadet, Queen’s College Oxford”, comprising copious type-script & manuscript pages, notes and diagrams etc relating to various subjects including engines, carburettors, bombing and weapons (Cooper-bombs), Clerget Engine, Airframes & Rigging, Aerial Navigation, Scout-Fighting, Distance Photography, Reconnaissance, “Interior Economy” (clothing, equipment and personal management), dated 27th February 1918, Rations & Messing, Field Service,, Lewis Guns Course dated 5th February 1918, ‘B’ Squadroon-2 Wing, wellused, rubbed & discoloured etc; together with a small personal photograph album, containing inset snapshots of various aeroplanes including Avro 504, (Clerget) Trainer, Sopwith Pup, Handley-Page, Bristol Fighter, DH-4 and Armstrong-Whitworth types etc. (2)

173 WWI - Royal Flying Corps. Pilot’s Flying Log-Book to Lt. William John Barker 7th Glosters 1917-1918, a rare original “Army Book No. 425 - Flying Log-Book date-printed 1:3:1917., issued to the abovenamed pilot, seconded to the military Wing of the RFC from his regiment, commencing with entries on 20th July 1917 with dualinstruction and solo flights, variously endorsed with squadron ink-wet-stamps and counter-signed by commanding officer Capt. H. Merriot No. 57 Reserve Squadron, thence transfer to Ismailia Egypt, continues with flying entries for July & August on Maurice-Farman, Avro & BE2C machines noted including “Forced Landings” & “Vibrating Engine” flight-reports, last entry 17th September 1917 According to Service-history records The 7th Gloster Regt, to which the subject was attached were stationed in Mesopotamia1916-1918. Air Force record shows that Lt. Barker died on 27th April 1918 and was buried at Ismailia - no reason for cause of death given. (1) £300-400

174 WWI - Royal Naval Air Service. Pilot’s Flying Log-Book to Sub. Lt. Sidney T. Butteriss, RA7, 1917, a rare original RNASIssue Flying Log-book for Pilot/Observer with entries commencing on 2nd May 1917, from RNAS station Eastchurch on BE-Types flying as Observer, transfers to “Ark Royal” 28th September 1917 “on SubmarinePatrol” recorded flight-notes. Finaly dated 1st October 1917, entry starts “..with Pilot Silk on Short aeroplane..” no record of completion in Flight Notes column, together with Service record photo-copy sheets showing continued flight activity from Ark Royal dated 1.1.1918 and annotation “Recommended for Promotion” same date Further information on copy-sheets show details of Service record inscribed Born 9th October 1894: Joined Service 17th March 1917: transfer from Eastchurch to Malta dated 6/8/17: Married etc. (1) £280-350

£400-500

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176 WWII Recognition Handbooks. Recognition Handbook of British Aircraft, Air Pulication 1480A Part 2, Sections E to J, Air Ministry, c.1943, single sheets with b & w illusts. and diags., tabbed sub-divisions for biplanes, float seaplanes, gliders and national markings etc., contained together in a loose-leaf binder, printed paper label to upper board, 8vo, together with Recognition Handbook of German Aircraft, Air Publication 1480B, Air Ministry, c.194244, single sheets with b & w illusts. and diags., tabbed sub-divisions for monoplanes, biplanes, , float seaplanes and gliders etc., includes dated amendment leaf, contemp. loose-leaf binder, printed title label to upper board, 8vo, plus Aircraft Recognition Manual, Department of Defense, United States of America, 1949, numerous b & w illusts., leaves hole punched to inner margin, printed orig. upper wrapper only, rubbed and worn, 4to, plus two others including Roof Over Britain, The Official Story of the A.A. Defences, 1939-1942, pub. 1943 and The Battle of Britain, An Air Ministry Account of the Great Days from 8th August-31st October 1940 From the James Goulding collection. (5)

175* WWII - W.A.A.F. A small archive of autographs, ephemera and cuttings, compiled by Corporal Margaret Louise Snashall (W.A.A.F. 427101 and A.F.D.U.), c. 1944-46, and some later, including a scrap album containing approx. 100 leaves of newscuttings, orig. documents and autographs, the latter including a group of thirty-seven cut signatures on four pages near the front of the album, signatures include Guy Gibson (dated 16 January 1944), J. S. Hobhouse, R. J. Robinson, E. R. Jace (?), K. (?) Swales, Wing Commander A. R. Wright, D. O. Finlay, R. W. Henderson, Peter D. Pool, B. L. Duckenfield, etc., one of the album sheets with eight autographs including test pilot R. P. Beamont, plus T. S. Wade, J. C. R. Waterhouse, W. A. Waterton, and others, some (mostly passport size) photos pasted in to the album, some annotations, many leaves loose, contemp. worn and taped plain wrappers with Snashall's ownership signature to upper cover, together with a group of related letters and ephemera with references to the Spitfire Society, R.A.F. Duxford, etc., including some real photo postcards, a small autograph album with signatures of E. G. H. Barham (A.F.D.U. Wittering, 14 September 1943), H. S. Sewell, Bill Killick, Charles H. Dyson, Tommy Scott, B. G. Collyns, J. Weld, F./S. Lipinski, Jim Hallowes, and Squadron Leader J. MacLachlan on the same page, [James 'one-armed Mac', D.S.O., D.F.C., C.V.K., lost an arm over Malta in February 1941, fitted with an artificial limb, he returned to action and shot down further aircraft before being lost in action over Dieppe in July 1943], plus a further related small autograph book, four completed pocket diaries, 1941, 1943-45, etc (a folder)

£500-800

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£50-80

177* Zippo Lighter Collection. A large and unusual collection of the Zippotrademark Cigarette Lighter 1930s-1980s, collected over many years by a dedicated afficionado of the iconic artefact, comprising over 170 individual items, mostly original or commemorative issues with evocative connotations, synonymous with the invasion of US Forces into Europe during the Second World War, who brought with them the unique experience which only the “Zippo” can command, the collection is mostly presented in practical flat display mounted cases, and comes with two original shop-display illuminated turntable glazed cabinets (one motor inoperative), together with a quantity of original sales catalogues, reference books and individual history files, etc. From the company founded in 1932, the Zippo would light up in all conditions, and be impervious of weather and climate. Early examples prior to and early into WWII were made of nickel or chrome-plated brass, but due to warshortages, subsequent cases were manufactured in steel and painted with crackleblack finish. The demand by US Servicemen became so great that all war-time production was earmarked for the military, and the lighters became unobtainable on the home-front. The weight, feel and distinctive click-clunk of the sprung-loaded flip-top can be found with no other comparable lighter, in spite of the attempts at copies and look-alikes. (-) £2500-3500


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The Peter Keating

Archive of Aviation Photographs


178* The Peter Keating Archive of Aviation Photographs. An important archive of approximately 120,000 black and white negatives of civil, military and light aircraft, c. 1945-95, originally compiled by Peter Keating, an airline steward for nearly forty years. The archive is meticulously organised: the negatives are kept in special negative envelopes arranged in alphabetical order by manufacturer. Each envelope is marked with the aircraft type, registration, location and date when the photograph was taken. A full list of all the manufacturers is available on request from the auctioneers office and can also be sent by email. Commercial rights to the Keating images will be transferred by the present owner to the buyer upon completion of the sale. However prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries and seek advice regarding copyright issues as neither the present owner nor the auctioneers can offer warranties in this regard.

Peter Keating (1926-1993) My Reminiscences by DacreWatson. It must have been around tea time; the Chief Steward was coming in to the cockpit bearing a silver tray on which there were a pot of tea, three china cups and a selection of finger sandwiches which could only have come from First class down below. We had got airborne from Abu Dhabi earlier that morning for Singapore and were now just approaching the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal, from where we would proceed south east for the Straits of Malacca and then the island state itself where we would spend two days before re-tracing our steps back to London. Ahead of us the blanket of night was rising quickly as we sped eastwards, but the weather was good with little to concern us as we watched far to the south the heavy-duty thunderstorms flashing away, heralding the advancing Monsoon. I invited the Steward to join us and we chatted about this and that. I asked him if he would be joining us for a beer later that evening, an offer he declined since he had an early call the next morning as he always went to the airport to take photographs of the aircraft there. I mentioned that I, too, was a keen photographer of airliners and he then asked me if I would care to join him.

Private viewing can be arranged before the sale by contacting the auctioneers but on viewing day (Tuesday 17 May) prospective purchasers will only be allowed to inspect the archive one at a time, in the company of a member of staff. (-) £30000-40000

That was how I met Peter Keating, the original owner of this extraordinary collection of over 120,000 negatives of aircraft, both civilian and military, dating from the mid 40s to the mid 90s. Among the aviation fraternity Peter’s name is instantly associated with high-quality photographs of aircraft from just about every corner of the world. Born in 1926, Peter’s interest in aviation dated from the time he joined the Air Training Corps in 1943; he joined British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) in April 1945 as a junior steward where he flew on the DC-3 for BOAC’s European Division (later to become British European Airways) and it was at this time that he began taking photographs with a Kodak Brownie 620, the negatives from which remain as perfect today as the day they were taken, a result of careful handling and storage. Later he flew on the Lancastrian (carrying nine passengers in sideways facing seats) and Yorks. From there he transferred to the Lockheed 749 Constellation in 1949 and 1950 to the Boeing Stratocruiser on which he flew until 1957 when he joined the Britannia fleet.The de Havilland Comet 4 entered service in 1958 and Peter moved across to that fleet in 1959; later

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transfers were to the Boeing 707, VC-10 and Boeing 747 where I met him. During his career Peter quite literally travelled to every corner of the World, either on duty or on holiday, capturing such diverse shots of Middle East Airlines Avro Yorks in Beirut, Laotian and Cambodian Boeing Stratoliners in the Far East, all manner of aircraft in South America ranging from the DC-3 to the DC-10, the B-17 to the B-707, Convairs and Constellations. Peter’s original intention had been to record on film all the aircraft on the British register, however the wider he travelled the more he realised that as many aircraft as possible should be recorded, including light aircraft and military. He and I became friends and though we rarely flew together again we met at book sales and other aviation-related shows. It was in the early 90s that I received a call from Peter; he had terminal cancer and needed to sell his collection of slides and, especially, his negatives and he asked me for help in doing this. At the time I was editor of BALPA journal and I wrote an article describing the negatives stored in this unique collection. The response was good, but sadly no one wished to buy the collection as a whole, only individual sections which fitted in with their


particular interest. By now time was running out and I decided that I would buy the collection myself, my sole motive being to preserve this extraordinary collection as it was intended to be. Now, with advancing age, I have decided to dispose of it for preservation and use by someone else. The negatives from the collection are kept within 96 cardboard reference boxes and in special negative envelopes, in most cases one per envelope, though in some instances there are three or more separate negatives on the same subject. For instance, if the photos of the same subject were taken at different locations or dates, or if there was a change of colour scheme in the airline. If the subject changes ownership but retains the same registration then a new envelope is generated holding the “new” negative and this follows the old envelope. There is no confusion, then, if looking for a specific airline or aircraft. Each envelope has the type, registration, location and date when the photo was taken. If there are several negatives in the envelope, each one is described by the reference above. While particular airline’s colour schemes may vary in one envelope, the registration is unique to that envelope. Change of ownership generates a new envelope for that aircraft. The order in which the envelopes are stored in a particular box reflects the original intention to record British and Commonwealth aircraft images. In, say, the Auster box, the envelopes are stored by registration, UK first followed by Commonwealth followed by foreign in alphabetical order and then by military serials. Thus, if one was looking for a particular negative one would only need manufacturer, type and registration to find it. As far as possible each box contains one manufacturer; where there are too many negatives for one box, for example the de Havilland, there are

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further boxes; for instance, Cessna aircraft take up four boxes with the earliest models first. Some boxes do contain more than one manufacturer if there are insufficient negatives, but since the boxes are stored in alphabetical order there is no problem. The recording of military aircraft has not been ignored either; I have mentioned the Lancastrian, itself a civilianised Lancaster, and its derivative the York. All the UK military manufacturers after the war are represented as well as those from other countries. SAAB, of Sweden, Dassault of France, Russian and most American manufacturers as well. General aviation is also strong ranging from Austers to Pipers, Cessna to BN, Beagle to Nomads and Drovers from Australia, Currie Wot to de Havilland which range from the DH 14 to the DH 125. It would be unrealistic to claim that all these negatives have been the work of one man; in fact, apart from Peter Keating, the work of two other photographers is present. Brian Stainer was for a large part of his life a fireman at London Heathrow Airport; he always had his camera in his pocket in order to record the arrival of any unusual aircraft or incident. The photo of the burning B-707 G-ARWE is by Brian. Roger Caratini is the third most prolific contributor to the collection. From the Pacific Colonies of France, he is responsible for many of the French Colonial aircraft both in the Far East and Africa. These three men frequently exchanged negatives and it is in this way that the Peter Keating Collection has such added value. What happened to the other two collections? Well, Roger’s is believed to be in the USA and Brian was less meticulous in recording and storage. The term “unique” is much over-used, however in this case the collection is just that: unique.


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JAMES GOULDING AVIATION PAINTINGS

James Goulding (23.7.23 – 4.1.10) Aviation Artist, Journalist and Historian will be primarily remembered for his remarkable artwork. Starting his career as a technical illustrator with Glosters (1941-1952) and Vickers (1952 -1967), he was one of the original artists involved in the Profile Publications series commencing in 1967. His subsequent freelance career saw him write and illustrate numerous publications by Ian Allan, Orbis and Jane’s as well as providing artwork for over 30 Airfix model boxlids. He was the last artist to contribute hand drawn artwork for Janes All The Worlds Aircraft. He was also a regular contributor of articles and a kit review column in Aircraft Illustrated magazine since 1967.

179* RAF Bombers, three original paintings of various bombers, n.d., c.1974, three gouache on board paintings, each with five or six images of different types of aeroplanes, some staining and browning to images, each 510 x 370mm

183* Jet Fighter Planes. A collection of twenty side profiles of various jet fighter planes, late 20th century, gouache on board, nineteen signed and titled in biro by artist, various sizes but each approx. 180 x 545mm

These images were used to illustrate the two volume set on RAF Bomber Command by James Goulding and Philip Moyes. A copy of which is included in the lot. (5) £100-150

181* The Curtiss SB2C - 1 Helldiver, n.d. c.1970, gouache on board, five profiles, printed scale and copyright below image, 420 x 310mm This image was used to illustrate Profile Publications number 124. A copy of which is included in this lot. (2) £70-100

180* De Havilland Mosquito, n.d., c.2003, gouache on board, signed by artist in lower left corner, 530 x 390mm This image was used as the dust jacket illustration for Edward Shacklady’s book on the De Havilland Mosquito. A copy of the book, signed by the author and dated and dedicated to James Goulding is included in the lot. (2) £100-150

182* Nakajima Ki - 84, n.d., c.1970, gouache on board, five profiles on one sheet, printed scale and copyright below images, image size 290 x 220mm This image was used to illustrate number 70 of ‘Profile Publications’, a copy of which is included in the lot. (2) £70-100

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Including images of a Fiat G.91R/3 of Le KG.43 of the West German Air Force, a Mig - 23S (Flogger - B), a Mig 21 SMT (Fishbed - K), a Mig - 21 PF of the Indian Air Force, a Mig - 17F of the Cuban Air Arm, a Northrop RF - 5A of the 13th Squadron 1st. Wing Royal Thai Air Force, a Tupolev TU. 28P (Fiddler), a Tupolev TU 26 (Backfire - B), a North American F-86 Sabre of Esquadra 201 Portugese Air Force, a Sukhoi SU.20 (Fitter C), and a Northrop F - 5E of the Chile Air Force. All these images were used in ‘Air Power, The World’s Air Forces, edited by Anthony Robinson. A copy of the book is included in the lot. (21) £200-300

184* Mustang P51 B, ‘Pattie Ann’, n.d. c.1970, oil on board, slight spotting to image, 510 x 610mm (1)

£80-120


185* Avro Shackleton bombing a Uboat, n.d. c.1970, gouache on board, signed in lower left corner, 330 x 520mm (1)

£70-100

188* Albatross bi-plane, n.d. c.1970, gouache on paper and laid on contemp. card, signed by artist in lower right corner, slight dust soiling to image, 255 x 415mm (1)

£70-100

191* Kawasaki KI - 45 Toryu, n.d. c.1960, gouache on board, five profile drawings on one sheet, printed scale and copyright below image, 340 x 250mm 186* Westland Whirlwind attacking German coastal defences, n.d., c.1960, gouache on board, 360 x 510mm (1)

£70-100

189* Mitsubishi A6M2 ‘Zero Sen’ of Petty Officer 1st. class Saburo Sakai, Tainan Naval Air Corps, n.d. c.1960, gouache on board, titled and signed by artist, 315 x 480mm (1)

187* Tupolev TU - 22, twin jet supersonic bomber and reconnaiassance aircraft [and] Yakolev Yak - 28P of the IAP - VO Strang, Soviet Air Force, n.d., c,1970, two gouache on board profiles of Russian aircraft, each with three profile images and each titled and signed by artist, each approx. 370 x 390mm (2)

£100-150

This image was used to illustrate Profile Publications number 105, a copy of which is included in the lot. (2) £70-100

£70-100

190* Sea Hurricane being launched, n.d., c.1960, oil on board, 515 x 370mm (1)

£70-100

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192* S.V.A 5 (Ansaldo) Scout, S.V.A 11779 of the 87th. Squadriglia Ricognizione ‘La Serenissima’, n.d., c.1960, gouache on board, seven images on one sheet, signed by artist below image, 330 x 255mm This image was used in Profile Publications no 61, a copy of which is included in the lot. (2) £80-120


196* Morane-Saulnier MS 406, no. 101 of Groupe de Chasse G.C 111/1, 6th. Escadrille (SPA 93), n.d., c.1970, gouache on board, eight profiles and aircraft details on one sheet, printed scale and copyright, 370 x 270mm This image was used to illustrate Profile Publications number 147, a copy of which is included in the lot. (2) £70-100

193* Boeing B29 Superfortress ‘Eddie Allen’, n.d., c.1960, large gouache on board, five profiles on one sheet, printed scale and copyright, 440 x 660mm (1)

£150-200

194* Fokker CV, n.d., c.1970, five profile drawings on one sheet, signed by artist below image, 305 x 230mm This image was used to illustrate Profile Publications number 87. A copy of which is included in the lot. (2) £70-100

199* Hawker Typhoon Mk 1b of no.438 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force. n.d., c.1960, gouache on card, three profiles on one sheet, signed by artist in lower right corner, 545 x 400mm (1)

£100-150

197* PZL P - 23B Karas B of No.55 Sqaudron, Bomber Brigade, Polish Air Force, n.d., c.1960, gouache on board, six profiles and aircraft details on one sheet, signed in pencil below image by artist, some pencil and biro annotations in margins, 280 x 210mm This image was used to illustrate Profile Publications number 104, a copy of which is included in the lot. (2) £70-100

200* German Glider flying through AntiAircraft flack, n.d. c.1970, gouache on board, signed by artist in lower right of image, 385 x 520mm (1)

£70-100

195* SAAB J 21A - 3 of Flygflottilj 9, 2nd. Squadron; Goteborg, Sweden 1949, n.d., c.1960, gouache on board, eight profiles and plane details on one sheet, printed scale and copyright, some pencil annotations to image possibly by artist, 455 x 335mm This image was used by Profile Publications number 138, a copy of which is included with the lot. (2) £70-100

198* Two British Typhoons attacking a German airfield, n.d., c.1960, oil on board, 360 x 510mm (1)

£80-120

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201 Hercules C - 130H, ‘City of Marietta’, n.d. c.1980, large gouache on board, signed by artist in pencil below image, 385 x 102mm This image was used as a large folding image in ‘Jane’s Aircraft Spectacular, Hercules’ by Mike Gaines, a copy of which is included in the lot. (2) £200-300


207* Mitsubishi Ki - 46, n.d., c.1970, gouache on board, six profiles and aircraft details on one sheet, printed scale and copyright, 300 x 220mm This image was used to illustrate Profile Publications number 82, a copy of which is included in the lot. (2) £70-100

GUILD OF AVIATION ARTISTS Original watercolour drawings and Limited Edition Prints by Guild of Aviation Artists.

202* Hindenburg and Graf Zepplin, n.d., c.1970, gouache on board, 390 x 520mm (2)

£100-150

203* Republic P47 Thunderbolt of the 56th, Fighter group, n.d., c.1960, gouache on board, titled and signed in biro by artist, slight soiling and staining to image, 255 x 545mm (1)

£70-100

208* Messerschmitt BF109E’s attacking barrage balloons, n.d., c.1960, oil on board, 485 x 710mm (1)

£150-200

209* Pacific War Fighters. Side profiles of four Pacific war fighters, n.d., c.1970, gouache on board, four profiles of the fighter planes of the principal combatants in the Pacific campaign, 505 x 380mm (1)

211* Aitken (Kenneth). “Zeppelin at Bay”, a fine original artwork illustration of an aerial encounter of the Great War, depicting Sopwith Pup pursuing a German airship during a night-bombing raid, charcoal and pastel with white highlights, signed by the artist, matted in mount for framing, 16 x 22 in (41 x 56cm) (1)

£200-250

£70-100

204* Ryan N.Y.P monoplane, ‘Spirit of St. Louis’, n.d., c.1970, gouache on board, titled and signed by artist, 260 x 545mm (1)

£70-100

205* Fokker monoplane E.III, n.d., c.1960, gouache on board, titled and signed by artist, 270 x 520mm (1)

£70-100

210* Fighter Planes. Twelve line drawings of fighter planes, n.d., c.1986, eleven uncoloured line drawings on board and one on paper, several images with written titles and page numbers, various sizes and condition These drawings were done to illustrate James Goulding’s book ‘Interceptor’. A copy of which is included in the lot. (13) £100-150

206* Phantom F4F, n.d., c.1984, large gouache on board, signed below image by artist, 380 x 1015mm

212* Aitken (Kenneth). “Dawn Breaks”, an original painting depicting Sopwith Camel preparing for the Dawn Patrol on a winter’s day, watercolour on art-board, signed by the artist, colour-wash to mattedmount, together with another depicting a DH “Puss Moth” monoplane G-AAZP taking to the air, 7 x 10 in (18 x 25cm) (2)

This image was used to illustrate ‘Jane’s Aircraft Spectacular, Phantom’, a copy of the book is included in the lot. (2) £200-300

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£120-150


213* Anonymous. “Caproni in Desert Libya 1940”, an original painting depicting Caproni CA-133 Trimotor transport-aircraft in the Western Desert campaign during WWII, watercolour & wash, unsigned captioned verso, un-mounted, 12 x 18 in (31 x 46cm)

216* Aitken (Kenneth). “Returning Home - Battle of Britain 1940”, original illustration drawing depicting Spitfires returning from a daylight sortie, pencil on paper, signed by the artist and captioned verso, matted in mount for framing, 14 x 19 in (36 x 49cm)

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£100-150

214* Shufflebotham (Allen). “High in the Clouds”, an original painting depicting a Supermarine Spitfire in its aerial element, oil on board, signed by the artist, unframed, 16 x 20 in (41 x 51cm) (1)

£140-160

215* Aitken (Kenneth). “Night Fighter”, an original artwork illustration depicting a Hawker Hurricane preparing for take-off on a night defensive sortie, white crayon & chalk on black ground art-board, signed by the artist, and with further full signature verso, unframed, 13 x 19 in (33 x 48cm) (1)

£160-220

£140-160

217* Aitken (Kenneth). “Tangmere 1940”, original illustration drawing depicting Hawker Hurricanes ‘At Readiness’, pencil on paper, signed by the artist and captioned lower right & verso, matted in mount for framing, 14 x 19 in (36 x 49cm) (1)

£140-160

219* Aitken (Kenneth). “Hawker Furies Tangmere 1932”, original painting depicting biplane fighters K-2042 & K2048 on training flight, watercolour on art-paper, signed by the artist and captioned lower left, mounted & framed, 14 x 19 in (36 x 48cm) (1)

220* Belcher (K.A.). “Schneider Trophy Race” and others, a group of three original drawings depicting Supermarine S6-B, “Hearts Content”, DH Puss-Moth G-ABXY, and Supermarine Spitfires onTake-off, finely detailed studies, pencil on art-paper, signed by the artist, unframed, 8 x 11 in (20 x 28cm) (3)

218* Aitken (Kenneth). “Mosquito Raid”, original illustration drawing depicting DH Mosquito fighter-bombers on low-level strafing attack along a French road, pastel, chalk & white highlights on art-board, signed by the artist unframed, 16 x 22 in (41 x 56cm) (1)

£160-220

£120-150

221* Aitken (Kenneth). Amy Johnson & Jim Mollison, a pair of original caricature illustrative artworks depicting the famous individual aviators of the 1930s, Indian-ink and watercolour, signed by the artist and with colour border to mounts, together with a further matching caricature colour drawing depicting Sir frank Whittle, each mounted in matching frames, 8 x 6 in (20 x 15 c) (3)

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£200-250

£100-120


AVIATION PICTURES

222* Sturgess (Arthur). “Defender of this Sceptered Isle”, a limited-edition colour print after the artist’s original painting, numbered and signed pencil to margin by the artist 115/850, together with another similar print by Allen Shufflebotham entitled “Last One Home” Lancaster bomber returning to base, 1/500, each respectively the “Painting of the Year” selected by the Guild for outstanding artwork, and produced as limited edition prints dated respectively 1992 & 1986, 13 x 17 in (33 x 44cm) (2)

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£150-200

£200-300

£50-80

223* Broomfield (Kenneth). A group of fine-quality “Profile” prints, depicting combat aircraft of WWII, from original illustrations by the artist, showing fullydetailed aeroplanes from individual squadrons and pilots, including Hawker Hurricanes, Supermarine Spitfires, Messer Schmitt ME110, Junkers 87-B etc, each with printed caption identification details, unframed, 15 x 22 in (51 x 44cm), together with NASA - Space-Shuttle “Challenger”, a pair of fine enlarged colour photographs depicting launching of the space explorer from Kennedy Space Centre, supreme quality art-colour studies by Impact Photo of Japan, respectively dated 1981/2 & 1983, 16 x 20 in (51 x 41cm) (9)

224* Austin (Robert Sargent RA, PRWS, b. 1895). “Spitfire in Hanger”, 1945, a fine original wartime charcoal and pastel drawing heightened with white, depicting aircrew servicing a fighter aircraft, signed in pencil by the artist, captioned and dated “1/’45”, framed in deep mount with inset title, 16 x 22 in (41 x 56cm)

227* Bridgman (Leonard). Flycatchers No. 405 (F.F.) Flight, Dolphin 19 sqn., Meteors and Sea hawk XE399 No. 804 Sqn. Ark Royal and four others, together eight pencil drawings on paper, sheet size approx. 200 x 250mm

£70-100

225* Barnes (Barry). “Aerial Dogfight”, an original painting depicting Fokker Triplane and RE8 type machines in action over the Western front, watercolour on art-paper, signed by the artist, matted in mount for framing, 12 x 14 in (31 x 36cm) (1)

228* Bridgman (Leonard). Spitfires No. 72 Sqn., Spitfire V (tropical), ‘The Intruder’ No. 87 (U.P.) Squadron Hurricane IIc and Sea Hurricane Ib No. 885 Squadron, and two others, together six pencil drawings on paper, sheet size approx. 230 x 270mm (6)

£100-150

£120-150

226* Raymond Baxter OBE - Red Arrows & Concorde. A group of four autographed presentation prints to the subject following his support and coverage for the BBC of the 50th Anniversary of the RAF 1968, for televised coverage of the RAF aerobatic display and fly-past, with dedication of thanks signed by team-leader Ray Hanna and signed by all team pilots, dated Sept 1968; together with a further signed team print, and another both dated 1980; also with a colour photograph of BAC Concorde on the occasion of its maiden flight, signed by chief test-pilot Brian Trubshaw and other pilots including Mike Addley, Brian Watts, John Allan, Pete Holden & John Cochrane (4)

£70-100

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229* Bridgman (Leonard). Dolphin 87 Sqn., Be2E, BE2 No. 3 Squadron, and BE2C No. 9 Sqn. and four others, together eight pencil drawings on paper, sheet size approx. 200 x 260mm (8)

£150-200


230* Bridgman (Leonard). Eight untitled drawings eight pencil drawings on paper of various planes, sheet size approx. 200 x 250mm (8)

£150-200

233* ‘Operation Jericho - The Jailbreakers’. On February 18th 1944 eighteen Mosquitos of 140 Wing 2nd Tactical Air Force break open the walls and the buildings of the Gestapo held prison at Amiens liberating over 100 French Resistance fighters, many condemned to execution the following morning, pub. Solomon & Whitehead (Guild Prints) Ltd., 1993, coloured print after the original, signed in pencil by the artist and eighteen surviving ‘jailbreakers’, image size 47 x 71cm Limited edition 356/850. (1)

£150-200

£70-100

236* Montaut (Marguerite M.). ‘Coupe Gordon Bennett 1909, Curtiss le gagnant’, pub. Mabileau et Cie. Paris, 1909, hand coloured pochoir print, 290 x 735mm, mounted

£150-200

234* Howard (Leigh). Planes of the Great War, c. 1934, four b & w etched plts. of WWI military aircraft, each signed in pencil to lower margin by the artist, image size 13 x 10cm, matching black frames, glazed 232* Bridgman (Leonard). Osprey 285 No. 803 Sqn., Nimrod II No. 801 Sqn., Se5A (Viper) and SE2 and and four others, together eight orig. pencil drawings on paper, sheet size approx. 200 x 255mm (8)

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A dramatic print of Glenn Curtiss flying one of his famous ‘pusher’ designs winning the GordonBennett race. His time for 20 kilometres was 15 minutes and 50 seconds at an average speed of 46.5 mph. (1) £150-200

231* Bridgman (Leonard). FE2b, Fairy 67, Fairy 11F and FE8, with four others, eight original pencil drawings, several with details and remarques, sheet size approx. 215 x 275mm (8)

235* Harris (Arthur T. ‘Bomber’, 18921984). Coloured photographic portrait of Sir Arthur Harris in later years, seated at his desk, in uniform, signed in pencil to lower left-hand corner, image 14 x 11.5 in (36 x 29cm), gilt frame, glazed, (probably personally signed for Reg Lewis), together with Aspinall (Keith), ‘Twilight Departure’. Tornado GR. 1 XV Squadron RAF Larbruch, 1990, fine coloured print after the original, signed in pencil by the artist, image size 11.5 x 16 in (29 x 41cm), framed and glazed (limited edition 102/300), with eleven other aviation and military prints, all framed and glazed

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£150-200

£150-200

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237* Montaut (Marguerite M.). ‘Circuit European, Ir, Beaumont 2e Garros sur monoplan Blériot, moteur Gnome Magneto Bosch, Helice Normale’, pub. Mabileau & Co., Paris, 1911, hand coloured pochoir print, fan shaped image, 345 x 835mm (1)

£150-200


Lot 239

238* Montaut (Marguerite M.). Les Dirigeables Parceval et Gross en manoeuvre a Cologne, pub. Mabileau & Co. Paris 1909, hand coloured pochoir print, remarque of a German officer in lower margin, torn with loss at lower left corner just affecting remarque, 360 x 770mm Two airships are shown against the Cologne skyline. The remarque is of a German officer holding binoculars and wearing a sword and pickle helm. (1) £150-200

239* Montaut (Marguerite M.). Coupe de Berlin Rougier le gagnant sur biplan Voisin moteur E.N.V., pub. Mabileau & Co. Paris [1907], hand coloured pochoir print, 410 x 740mm An atmospheric print of a bi-plane flying at night over the countryside. (1) £200-300

Lot 241 240* Montaut (Marguerite M.). ParisPuys-De-Dome (7 Mars 1911 384 k en 5h 11”). Renaux gagne le Grand Prix Michelin sur biplan M. Farman, moteur Renault magneto Bosch, helice Chauviere, pub. Mabileau & Co. Paris 1911, hand coloured pochoir print, toned overall, slight staining to margins, occ. short closed marginal tears, 720 x 330mm The French aviator Renaux is shown flying a Farman bi-plane over the roof-tops of a town. (1) £200-300

241* Montaut (Marguerite M.). Circuit Europeen. 1r Beaumont 2e Garros sur monoplan Bleriot, moteur Gnome Magneto Bosch Helice Normande, pub. Mabileau & Co. Paris, 1911, hand coloured pochoir print, slight dust soiling and marginal creasing, fan shaped image, maximun dimensions, 350 x 830mm This unusually shaped image shows Beaumont winning the 1911 Circuit of Europe Air race, gaining $32,000 in the process. (1) £200-300

242* Montaut (Ernest). A La Cote D’Azur, pub. Montaut - Aubois, Colombes, 1910, hand coloured pochoir print, slight spotting largely confined to margins, 340 x 820mm, framed and glazed Not examined out of frame. (1)

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243* National Aircraft Show - Cleveland Ohio. An original poster for the exhibition decorative display event c. 1940s, lithographed artwork depicting Boeing Superfortress type aircraft, mounted in display frame, 21 x 14 in (53 x 36cm) (1)

£200-300

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£100-150


Lot 244 244* Nevil (Andre). “Meeting de Tamise”, 1912, an original lithograph, depicting Hydro-aeroplane racers on the River Thames, inscribed “Chemet sur monoplan Borel”, mounted in glazed frame, 16 x 32 in (41 x 82cm) (1)

£120-150

246* Prints. Supermarine-Napier S5 Racing Seaplane; Dornier Napier ‘Wal’ All Metal Flying Boat; Gloster-Napier IV Racing Seaplane; Vickers-Napier ‘Vernon’ Troop Carrier; Vickers-Napier ‘Victoria’ Troop Carrier, n.d., c. 1930s, together five sepia photogravures (13 x 18cm), each with text in English, French and Italian, mounted in five gilt frames, glazed (5)

£70-100

248* Rothenstein (Sir William NEAC, 1872-1945). “Head of a Pilot”. An original wartime sketch of a pilot believed to be Guy Gibson (later VC. DFC Dambusters Leader) c.1940, crayon on paper, framed in cut-out mount with inset caption, believed drawn during Battle of Britain period at Sanguine, Scampton Aerodrome, Lincolnshire Art Reference: “Men of the RAF” written & illustrated by W. Rothenstein published by Oxford University Press 1942, Drawings ref. No. 78P68625 (full-portrait). This drawing previously purchased from the estate of historian C. WardJackson Esq., late of Polruan, Cornwall in 1990. (1) £200-300

245* Poster: Wright Brothers Flyer. La Raphaelle Liqueur Bonal. La Plus Vieille du Dauphine, pub. Paris, 1908, fine orig. col. litho. poster after G. Rosetti, featuring an early flying machine, the pilot of which has managed to capture a bottle of La Raphaelle with a piece of rope, much to the astonishment and consternation of the drinks waiter, sheet size 63.5 x 47.25 ins (161 x 120cm), mounted on linen, minor restoration and some show-through (from a printed image on the reverse?) (1)

247* “Proa A Las Nubes” - Reach for the Sky. An original lobby-card poster for the film, c. 1956, starring Kenneth More and Muriel Pavlow, published for Rank Organisation distributors in Mexico, polychrome lithograph on art-paper, unmounted, 12 x 18 in (30 x 46cm) (1)

£120-150

£400-600

249 Scutts (Jerry). A collection of original mixed media aviation artwork, mostly American aircraft from WWII and later, c. 1980s and later, mostly airbrush heightened with watercolour and gouache, approx. fifty-five items, mostly on artists board (one image framed and glazed), including many aircraft profiles and portraits, a handful of ship portraits and one or two other subjects, a few signed by the artist, many with handwritten ‘certification’ note by his wife, Andrea Scutts dated 2009, largest approx. 20 x 30 ins (51 x 76cm), contained in large black canvas-covered carrying case (1)

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£100-200


Lot 252

250* 2ndT.A.F. Security Poster no. 3. Elle sait ce que tu cherches..... et Cherche ce que tu sais. The ‘Gen’ Vamp. She Knows What You’re After, but She’s After What You Know, c. 1944, orig. litho. poster after L. Masquelier, Lorraine, Squdrn., approx. 21 x 13 ins (53 x 33cm), framed and glazed Not examined out of frame. (1)

£70-100

251* Stroud (John, 1919-2007). Imperial Airways Ltd. Supermarine Sea Eagle, n.d., c. 1930s, finely-executed orig. watercolour, signed, image size approx. 16 x 31, framed and glazed, together with nine small watercolour drawings of Japanese aircraft on a single sheet, by John Stroud, c. 1930s, unsigned, sheet size approx. 26 x 26cm, framed and glazed, plus Stocker (Derek), Evening Flight. Centenary Tribute to Aircraft Designer R.J. Mitchell, pub. Decorative Craft Studio, Kent, 1995, fine coloured print after the original by the artist, depicting Supermarine S6B, Schneider Trophy winner, 1931, with orig. pencil remarque to lower right corner, signed in pencil by the artist, as well as R.J. Mitchell’s son, Dr. Gordon Mitchell, and four others, image size 39 x 48cm, old Hogarth-style frame, glazed, and three other framed and glazed aviation pictures (6)

£200-300

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252* Taylor (Robert). “RAF - The Spirit of Tradition”, a fine and large original oil painting depicting the fighting tradition of the RAF during the second half of the 20th specially commissioned to Century, commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the end of World War Two, and depicting the “ghosted” image of the Supermarine Spitfire in company with the Harrier JumpJet, then front-line defence aircraft of the RAF forty years on, set against a backdrop of the Scottish Highlands, signed by the artist and dated 1986, mounted in deep moulded gilt frame, 32 x 46 in (81 x 117cm) (1)

£400-600


253* Taylor (Robert). “Tommy Leader”, A large framed limited-edition pilotautographed signed commemorative colour print, depicting Flt. Lieut. Tom Dalton-Morgan and his Wingman returning to base at Tangmere after patrol during August 1940, numbered 200/700, bearing autograph signatures of the subject Tom Dalton-Morgan & his wife together with fellow surviving pilots, signed in pencil to deep margin, with pierced mount having inset RAF Pilots wings brevet and 1939-45 Star with Battle of Britain clasp in miniature, 17 x 22 in (43 x 56cm), together with KLM “World Firsts”, a commemorative presentation-display by the Dutch National Airline, comprising seven miniature die-cast metal models of their pioneering longdistance passenger aeroplanes, including DC-2, Vickers Viscount, DC-3, Boeing SuperConstellation and Boeing Airbus, presented in obilisk shape glazed fronted polished wood display case (2)

£100-150

Lot 253 254* ‘Caught on the Surface’. In a strange quirk of fate, a Sunderland of Number 461 Squadron RAAF, identification letter U, destroys submarine U-461, a type XIV tanker, one of three German submarines caught on the surface by Allied aircraft in the Bay of Biscay, on July 30, 1943. At extreme low level, Sunderland U461 braves a barrage of gunfire from all three circling submarines to deliver a successful depth charge attack, sinking U461 in a single pass. In an act of grace, the Sunderland pilot returned to the scene to drop a dinghy to the U-Boat survivors, [pub. 2000], colour print after the original, signed in pencil by the artist, four members of the crew of the Sunderland and four members of the crew of the U-boat, image size approx. 40 x 62cm, gilt frame, glazed Limited edition 46/500 (with certificate attached to verso of frame). Signed by four members of the Sunderland, U-461: Flight Lieutenant Dudley Marrows, DSO DFC; Flight Lieutenant John ‘Jock’ Rolland, navigator; Flight Lieutenant Peter Jensen, First wireless operator and air gunner; Warrant Officer Horrie Morgan, wireless operator and air gunner. Also signed by four members of the crew of the German U-boat U-461: Leading Seaman Alois Momper; Medical orderly Wilhelm Hoffken; Able Seaman Helmut Roschinski; Able Seaman Gerhard Korbjuhn. (1) £100-150

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255* Taylor (Robert). ‘Malta-George Cross’. Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Battle of Malta. Pilot Officer John Bisley of 126 Squadron in Combat with Me 109s from JG-53 during one of the intense aerial battles over Valetta in April 1942. Between the summer of 1940 and the end of 1942, Malta became one of the most bombed places on earth. The RAF’s desperate fight to retain control of the diminuitive mediterranean island, and the defiant courage of the people of Malta, is one of the epic stories of World War Two, [pub. 2002], coloured print after the original, signed in pencil by the artist and six distinguished pilots, image size approx. 40 x 68cm, gilt frame, glazed Limited edition 281/300 (with certificate attached to verso of frame). Signed by Flight Lieutenant Ken Evans DFC; Flight Lieutenant Ian Maclennan DFM; Flight Lieutenant Colin Parkinson DFC; Flight Lieutenant Jack Rae DFC; Squadron Leader Arthur Roscoe DFC; Flight Lieutenant Allan Scott DFM. (1) £100-150

Lot 255 256* Taylor (Robert). ‘The Homecoming’. Focke Wulf Fw 190s of JG2 returning from an evening coastal sweep, fly a low-level welcome home salute to U-Boats of the 9th Unterseeboots Flotilla as they sail into the Brest Roads, following an arduous period of action in the North Atlantic, 1942, [pub. 1999], coloured print after the original, signed in pencil by the artist, three German fighter pilots and three German U-boat captains, image size approx. 40 x 70cm, gilt frame, glazed Limited edition, artist’s proof, 49/60 (certificate attached to verso of frame). Signed by Oberst Adolf Dickfeld; Kapitanleutnant Siegfried Koitschka; Major Erich Rudorffer; Oberleutnant Erhard Nippa; Kapitanleutnant Heinrich Schroeteler; Korvettenkapitan Helmut Witte. (1) £100-150

Lot 256

257* Taylor (Robert). ‘Height of the Battle’. Sailor Malan leads No. 74 Squadron Spitfires in an attack on Heinkel IIIs at 20,000 ft. above London, 11th September, 1940. Below, Hurricanes of Nos. 17 and 56 Squadrons have joined the battle, [pub. 1996], coloured print after the original, signed in pencil by the artist and Squadron Leader George ‘Ben’ Bennions, Wing Commander Tom Neil, Wing Commander Harbourne Stephen and Wing Commander George Unwin, image size approx. 40 x 64cm, unvarnished wood frame glazed (1)

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£100-150


258* “Vainqueur du Ciel” - Reach for the Sky. An original poster for the film biography c. 1956, starring Kenneth More as the legendary Douglas Bader, published for Rank Organisation release in French cinemas, lithograph on paper, original foldmarks, good condition, un-mounted, 30 x 20 in (76 x 51cm) (1)

£220-250

260* Woodcock (Keith). ‘Return of the Dambuster’. A tribute to Flt. Lt. Mike Chatterton, pilot of Lancaster PA474 with the Battle of Britain memorial flight 19881997, as he flies over the Derwent Dam in Derbyshire, recreating the training flights of the famous 617 ‘Dambuster’ Squadron in 1943 prior to their epic mission, [pub. c. 2000], coloured print after the original by the artist, signed in pencil by the artist and by Chatterton, image approx. 37 x 56cm, gilt frame, glazed Limited edition 441/500 (with certificate attached to verso of frame). (1) £80-120

261* Wootton (Frank). The de Havilland Tiger Moth - Trainer of the Empire, coloured print after the original, signed in pencil by the artist, 17 x 12.25 in (43 x 31cm), signed in pencil by the artist, framed and glazed (1)

262* Wootton (Frank). “Moving Through the Lines in North Africa”, c. 1942, a pair of orig. charcoal and soft pencil book illustrations heightened with white, one signed by the artist, captioned to protective overlay and inscribed “illustrations page 39”, depicting Armoured-car & Messerschmitt 110, and armoured-car with field artillery respectively, both matted for framing, 12 x 21 in (30 x 53cm) (2)

263* WWI - German Aviation. Portrait of an Imperial German Aviator, n.d., oil painting, half length, wearing military cap and uniform with a Blue Max (added posthumously) and pilot’s badge, number 235 to left epaulette, some surface marks, small split to cap band and three pinholes to top of cap, unsigned and undated, no marks to verso, 85 x 65cm (33.5 x 25.5 ins) (1)

£70-100

259* “Vainqueur du Ciel” - Reach for the Sky. An original poster for the film biography, c. 1956, starring Kenneth More as the legendary Douglas Bader, published for Rank Organisation release in Belgian cinemas, lithograph on paper, single foldmark, pinholes to corners, good condition, un-mounted, 20 x 15 in (48 x 36cm) (1)

£150-180

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£200-300

£500-700


264* WWI - RFC. “Aerial Dogfighting”, c. 1917, a good pair of original paintings depicting aerial combat, illustrating Sopwith Camel versus Albatros, and SE-5E versus Pfalz, watercolour on paper, unsigned, each mounted in deep-frame with gold-leaf liners, 20 x 9 in (51 x 23cm) (2)

£200-300

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265* WWI. A dogfight between French and German aircraft, non-vintage oil on hardboard, signed Parker(?), approx. 18.5 x 28 in (47 x 71cm), gilt frame (1)

£70-100

266* WWII - Third Reich. Half-length portrait of a Third Reich flying officer, oil on canvas, inscribed on the canvas lower right 'Im Osten 1942, W Brune', framed, 68 x 48cm (1)

£300-400

267* WWII. Daily Telegraph War Map, c. 1939, a large format original poster depicting European Countries War Zones, together with another entitled “Germany’s War Aims”, c. 1940, double sided large format, depicting Food Rationing Information verso, 30 x 40 in (76 x 100cm) (2)

268* WWII USAAF Defense Bonds. “You Buy ‘Em - We’ll Fly ‘Em!”, 1942, an original exhortation poster, full-colour lithograph on paper with evocative artwork design by Wilkinsons for US Govt Printing Office, old fold-marks, linen-backed, mounted in display frame, 30 x 20 in (71 x 56cm) (1)

£200-250

269* WWII. “More Production”, c. 1940s, a rare original exhortation poster captioned “You knock ‘em out - We’ll knock ‘em down!” promoting support for allied air forces depicting an RAF airman at readiness beside his decorated cockpit, shows old fold-marks, minor tears to the top and pin holes to the corners, wear commensurate with age, un-framed, 40 x 30 in (100 x 72cm) (1)

£250-280

270* Young (John). ‘Per Ardua Ad Astra’, [pub. c. 1999], coloured print after the original, showing three iconic Battle of Britain aircraft flying over Windsor Castle, image size approx. 43 x 58cm, wash mount and gilt frame Limited edition 66/495, signed in pencil by the artist (with certificate attached to frame verso). (1) £80-120

£50-80

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THE BURTON COLLECTION OF AVIATION MEMORABILIA, UNIFORMS & FLYING CLOTHING ETC. To be sold without reserve

271* WWII RAF. Instrument Training Panel. A flying-instructors’ display dashboard showing principal instrumentation of a trainer aircraft c.1930heavy plywood frame with 1940, aluminium black-painted fascia-board; together with another smaller section of instrument panel from DH Mosquito Aircraft, also with two further replica instrument panel cut-outs (no instrumentation) for Avro Lancaster and Supermarine Spitfire (4)

£150-180

274* WWII RAF. A Ground Crew Engineer’s Personal Tool-Kit to G.F. Owens Service No.79032, c. 1940s, comprising AM wooden box with lift-out tray, and with a selection of spanner and equipment including high-quality precision & specialist tools etc, including cased Jaquet’s Speed Indicator, complete with accessories & instructions, An AM marked CalibrationGauge dated 1941 cased with instructions, A Jaeger Watch Company Disk Speed Indicator instrument cased with instructions & accessories Type BS MKXV, A further Speed Indicator by Harding & Rhodes with accessories in velvet-lined leather case, an Air Ministry cased Micrometer dated A/1941, A set of brass interlocking letter-stencils, Large AM Torch type 5A/4190 by Oldham, Rolls-Royce marked spanner, wire-locking tool, a cased stick-micrometer (lacking parts) and two cased wing-inclinator setting instruments, and a lead-seal crimping tool AM stamped and dated 1940, and other items etc, all in good clean condition (1)

£100-150

276* WWII - German Aircraft. Two fuselage section replica souvenir panels, one having I/d plate affixed inscribed Messerschmitt BF109-E4, grey painted with squadron markings and insignia etc, another Emergency-exit panel with Luftwaffe Cross and markings on khaki ground; together with an original Luftwaffe painted metal pilot/navigator’s map-case inscribed F1 Permitted & maker’s metal tag to inside inscribed “Behalter fur Navigations, Lehr un Ubungsgerat” and variously numbered and stamped “Printator Gmbh BerlinWeisensee”; together with two other period map-cases and two signs, one inscribed “Prehistoric War Graves” etc. (8)

272* Aviation Communications Equipment. A varied collection of mostly WWII and other earlier & later period material, in part comprising Emergency Radio Transmitter, RAF Radio Receiver Type 1155, Avro Lancaster Beam-Approach Control Unit, together with sundry intercom headsets, switches, relays, Field-telephone sets and receiver carry-case, Aldis Signal Lamps, one in original wooden carry-case, Spot-lamp No. 70/40, emergency switchpanel, and may other related sundry items

£100-150

273* Aviation & Air Navigation Equipment. A varied collection of mostly WWII and other earlier & later period material, in part comprising P-12 Pattern Compass, type 6B/1673, Clock Contacter type 10A/10984 in original wooden carrycase, Compass Corrector type 6B/1752, P-12 Compass with mirror reflecting viewfinder and mounting bracket, Aircraft Dial Indicator Test instrument, RAF AM BatteryPack, sundry switches and ancillaries, Bubble-Sextant MkIX-A in original bakelite carry-case 6B/218, Magnetic GyroCompass and related instruments etc.

275* WWII RAF - Bombing and Armaments. A quantity of instruments and related equipment etc, c. 1930s-1940s, including Avro Lancaster Lighting Switchbox, Air-position Indicator unit, fuelvalve indicator having switch & dial facility, Automatic-Pilot Controller Mk9-B1, Oxygen-Regulator dial-control unit & flowmeter gauge, Auto-Control Stop-valve, Oxygen-bottle holder, Aircraft switch-gear panel box, 12-volt electric warning horn, cockpit-lamp, Gee-Set control knobs, bomb-spacing unit control switch, Detonator switch-block, Aldis telescopesight, Vertical Collinator Mk XIV sighting-head s/ref. 9/3458, GunnerySetting level-gauge cased instrument AM No. 1B/4235 dated 1944, Two AM Reflector Gun-sights MkIIIA 2373/43; together with an AM stamped Ammunition-Counter dualgauge, shell-case exit chute and a quantity of expended .303 brass cartridge-cases and cannon shells, bullets, ammunition-belts and a steel ammunition carrying case and sundry related items etc.

278* WWII - Supermarine Spitfire & Hawker Hurricane. A quantity of aircraft instruments & gauges etc, mostly as fitted to fighter aeroplanes, including Switchpanel and Navigation lighting unit AM stores ref. 5D/1554, Undercarriage Indicator units EG No. 2796, Compass No. 6B/1584, Identification Switchbox Type B 5C/372, AirSpeed indicators,, mostly unused in original AM Packaging boxes, together with a further group of various instruments, sparkplugs and related equipment still in original stores packaged boxes

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£100-150

£100-150

£200-250

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277* WWII and Later.Aircraft Instruments. A large quantity of small-diameter aircraft dashboard instruments, including air-speed indicators, rev-counters, oil-pressure, boostgauges, descent & climb, water-temperature, ammeters, fuel-pressure and tank-gauges, and many other related items (4 trays)

£100-150

£100-150


Lot 280 279* WWII and later. A group of fighter aircraft equipment, including Gun-Camera by Williamson Type G45B Mk5 Ref. No. 14A/4961, unused in original packaging dated 1956; together with another similar no. 14A/1390 - S1217, complete with film magazine-cassette; also with Camera Control Flash-Unit Control-box type 35 No.2A ref. No. 14A3673, contained in original box, and another similar, also with An MD GeigerCounter Radiation Detector cased instrument, ex-RAF Honington, and related equipment etc (-)

£100-150

280* WWII - Observer Corps. A group of Equipment and related items etc, including a fine and large pair of Binoculars by Barr & Stroud Type TXCF-41, patents applied 1934 & 1940, having spiral-concertina shrouds to lenses, complete with leather lanyard and eye-piece protective caps; together with a pair of field binoculars by Wray & Co London, AM Marked ref. No 6E/293; also with AMissue nickel-plated stop-watches variously stamped markings to cases one dated 1940, and another stamped GS MkII, and a further similar in black-bakelite dash-mounting casing; an aircraft dashboard 12-hour clock with stop sweep-hand and inset minutes dial MkIIC Ref. No 6A/1104 dated 1941; and also with Map-readers distance-gauge instrument, a cased AM-marked set of drawing instruments dated 1940, three laterperiod pilot’s wrist compasses and a Smiths 8-day ‘L-type’ car-clock, and related sundries (-)

��150-180

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Lot 283 281* WWII RAF & Luftwaffe. Mess equipment etc. A quantity of table-ware, cutlery and related requisites, c. 1937-1945, including RAF transfer-decorated china soupplates & dinner-plate, and tea-mugs etc by Minton, and a quantity of electroplated cutlery variously marked with Adastral Motif and RAF crest engraved designs; together with Luftwaffe mess wares including 2 dinner-plates by Johann Havilland with Eagle & Swastika motif dated 1937 & a soup-plate by Kilmar FL-UV dated 1941, a selection of Luftwaffe motif marked cutlery, 4 light-alloy beakers and related items (a carton)

£80-120

282* WWII RAF - Escape & Emergency Equipment etc. A quantity of memorabilia and equipment, c.1939-1945, including parachute pack, harness, webbing, silk envelope, seat-cushion, release-clasps and related sundries; together with aircraft escape-hatchets (one dated 1945), folding trench-shovel, escape-knives, dinghy firstaid boxes and materials, water-cushion, emergency life-raft equipment including paddles and baler-cups, hand-lantern, emergency lights, and related accoutrements etc (6 cartons)

£100-150

283* WWI & WWII. Quantity of Medals & Insignia, c. 1918-1945, including Medal Group to Sqdn Ldr J.A. Bannister AE Officer, comprising 39-45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star, War Service & Victory medal, and with a later copy of France & Germany star, all in cased display box, also with another WWII group of loose medals and medalribbon bar; together with German WWI Iron Cross 2nd Class 1914 and German Service medal 1914-1918; also with a quantity of RAF buttons, badges and rank insignia including bullion blazer badge for 617 Squadron, emergency escape-whistle, dogrags, and various replica embroidered uniform flashes and commemorative items, and a later Kuwait Liberation medal, etc. (-)

£150-180

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284* WWII. A group of British & German Replica Souvenir display items, including Spitfire/Hurricane control-column spadegrip, and another control-column top for Messerschmitt Me109, A bronze-resin cast Eagle desk-top display totem, a Luftwaffe embossed-relief brass door escutcheonplate, and an RAF Officer’s gilded brass sword-hilt candle-stick ornament souvenir; also with an HM silver bottle-stopper with sculpted messenger pigeon decoration to top, believed to represent RAF 604 Squadron motif (-)

£80-100

285* WWII Flying Helmet - RAF Battle of Britain. An original leather flying helmet ‘B-Type’ pattern, c. 1940, Canadian-issue having zipped ear-phone covers (lacking head-phones), together with a pair of Interwar period RAF goggles having yellow-tinted lenses, also with a pair of MkVIII pattern goggles with replacement strap; together with a pair of new replacement earphones, and a further pair of dark-lensed protective goggles in tinplate case (4)

£100-150


288* WWII RAF - Battle of Britain. An original period Pilots Mae-West life-vest, stores ref. no. B139498-/40/CI (d) dated 1940, size medium (1)

£100-120

289* WWII RAF. Oxygen-Mask Assembly machine. A rare mechanism for fitting intercom units into rubber-mould facemasks c. 1940s, together with a C-Type pattern flying-helmet (distressed), and also with three pairs of MkVIII pattern flying goggles, spare lenses, head-straps, fixtures and fittings, helmet ,wiring-loom, replica earphone sets and related sundries etc (-)

290* WWII Luftwaffe - Flying-Jacket and Pilots’ Apparel. A group of Pilots’ clothing & equipment, c. 1940s, including black leather sheepskin lined flying-jacket, pair black leather flying-boots, two pairs of grey leather flying-gloves, pair of grey leather flying-trousers; also with a later lightweight one-piece black cotton flying-suit, c. 1980s

286* WWII Flying Helmet. RAF C-Type pattern flying helmet to Pilot Officer complete with Vaughan, c. 1940s, earphones headset, wiring & jack-plug; together with a pair of MkVIII pattern goggles (lacking strap) and a later oxygenmask type P2A S/ref. 6D2307 (Lt. Richens) by ‘Normalair’ Yeovil, all show much use and age-wear (3)

£70-100

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£250-350

£100-120

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287* WWII Luftwaffe Fliegerhelm. A German pre-war leather flying helmet, c. 1930s, dark-tan leather with lambswool lining, adjustment strap from brow to crown; together with a pair of German Luftwaffe aviation head-phones complete with wiring, wet-stamped eagle & swastika motif, inscribed DMFA dated 1942 (2)

£80-100

Lot 290

291* WWII RAF - Flying Jacket and Pilots’ Apparel. A group of Pilots’ clothing & equipment, c. 1940-1950s, including an original early post-war sheepskin leather flying jacket, together with two pairs sheepskin lined black leather flying-boots (one 1936-pattern and other similar 1939-45 pattern) sizes 8 & 9, a pair of flying gauntlets; also with a one-piece flying-suit insulated liner for ‘Sidcot’ Flying suit, s/ref. 3115/C-37 (-)

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£250-350


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292* RAF - Pattern Flying Jacket. An Irvin trade-marked flying-jacket by Aviation Leathercraft Ltd, soft beaver-lamb lined sheepskin with over-stitched leather seams, size 42in (107cm) chest, excellent condition (1)

£180-250

293* WWII - RCAF Flying-Jacket. A darktan leather sheepskin-lined flying-jacket, c. external-pocket pattern, (good 1940s, condition) , together with a pair of RAF “Crash” pattern grey suede flying-boots size 9 (2)

£200-250

294* WWII - US Navy Flying-Jacket. An original G.I Type flying-jacket, c. 1939-1945, dark tan leather with woollen woven cuffs & waistband, flap-over breast-pockets, having original makers label inscribed “Jacket Flying Man’s Type G-I, Size 42, by Brill Bros. Inc. etc, with wind-flap punch— holed inscribed “U.S.N.” (1)

£150-180

295* Luftwaffe - Flight-Jacket. A retro pilots’ black leather flight-jacket, long tunic pattern, external flap-pockets with reproduction bullion braided flashed to epaulettes, zip-front with quilted cotton lining (1)

£100-150

296* RAF Flying Suit. A post-war onepiece pilots’ lightweight flying-suit & equipment etc, khaki woven cotton suit, Flt. Lieutenants ranking and applied flashes insignia for 617 Squadron, together with a MoD issue ‘Parachutists Life-Jacket’ by P Frankenstein Ltd, Birkenhead & Manchester, dated 1958; together with lightweight woven cotton flying-helmet S/ref. 22C/8415, size 4 etc, dated 1984, complete with internal earphones, wiring & jack-plug, and with a pair of later pattern Mk.VIII-pattern retro goggles (3)

297* WWII RAF - Group Captain. An original wartime issue officer’s battle-dress uniform, 1939-45, comprising short blouson tunic in blue serge with black bakelite buttons, ranking strips to shoulder tabs, with medal ribbon bar to left breast Victory, War-Service & long-Service awards, together with two matching side-caps, and a wartime-issue officer’s peaked cap by Bates of Jermyn Street, St. James, London (4)

£50-80

298* WWII RAF - Flying Officer. An original wartime issue officer’s servicedress uniform, 1939-45, comprising Long-Tunic jacket with ranking hoops to sleeves and shoulder-tabs, Kings-pattern brass buttons and with ‘VR’ brass collartabs, tailor-maker’s label inside inscribed by “Au Wai Lam & Co. Kowloon”, having applied pilot’s wings brevet and medal ribbons including DFC,39-45 Star, Burma Star, Victory & War-Service awards, and having attached AM emergency-whistle; together with a knitted wool pullover, and officer’s peaked cap by Hobson & Sons of London dated 1956 (3)

£100-150

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£70-100


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299* WWII RAF - Squadron Leader. An original wartime issue officer’s servicedress uniform, 1939-45, comprising Long-Tunic jacket with ranking hoops to sleeves and shoulder-tabs, Kings-pattern brass buttons and with Air Engineer singlewinged brevet to left breast and medal ribbons including 39-45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star, Victory & War-Service awards; also with matching trousers and officer’s peaked cap, all excellent clean condition

302* RAF - Squadron Leader. An early post-war full-dress service-uniform for an Officer Pilot, comprising Tunic with Pilot’s wings brevet, trousers, and peaked cap by Hobsons, together with a further tunic with Wing Commanders insignia, and a side-cap, plus a post-war issue full-dress serviceuniform for an Officer Pilot, c. 1970s, comprising jacket, shirt, trousers, tailored suit by I.J. Dewhurst, England, having pilots wings brevet to tunic and Good-Conduct medal ribbon to left breast, together with an earlier-issue Officer’s peaked cap

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£50-80

300* RAF - Wing Commander. An early post-war issue Officer’s dress uniform longjacket tunic, tailor-made having red-silk lining and gilt buttons with full insignia, flashes and collar-tab embellishments etc; also with matching peaked cap by Charles James (Tailors) Ltd (2)

£50-80

301* USAF - Colonel. A full-dress service uniform for an officer of the US 8th Air Force, comprising tunic-jacket, shirt, tie, trousers and peaked cap, bearing full insignia of ranking badges and flashes, collar-tabs etc, medals ribbon bar for WWII service awards, German-tailored servicepattern of WWII (1)

£70-100

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£70-100

303* RAF - Air Chief Marshall. A post-war issue Tropical dress service-uniform for an High-Ranking Officer, c. 1970s, comprising tunic-jacket with Queen’s crown pattern gilt buttons, shirt, trousers; together with a “KD” Uniform Jacket & Trousers to Squadron Leader officer, having Navigator’s winged brevet to left-breast and ranking insignia to shoulder-tabs (5)

£70-100

304* WWII - Luftwaffe Oberleutnant. A German service-dress uniform for an Officer Pilot, c. 1939-45, comprising tunic & trousers, jacket bearing badges & insignia to oberlautnat rank with applied flashes & badges , and with war-service medal ribbon awards to left breast, also with bullion shoulder & collar-tabs insignia; together with officer’s peaked cap by Peter Kuepper, Wuppertalstr, Ronsdorff; together with a further Pilot’s wartime-pattern tunicjacket, lacking insignia (4)

£80-120

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305* Third Reich - Wehrmacht. An officer’s woollen-cloth tunic-jacket, c. 1939having applied war-service 45, medal-ribbons, replacement white-metal eagle & swastika badge to left breast, bullion-embroidered collar-tabs & shoulderflashes etc; together with a later-period issue officer’s peaked cap with oak-leaf pattern artificers badge; together with a German Naval Officers tropical dress short cotton tunic and matching peaked cap by Sonderklasse of Berlin; together with a quantity of replica rank badges, flashes & insignia (-)

£100-150


309* RAF - Officers’ Caps. A group of post-war service-dress issue officers’ headwear, including peaked cap ref. No. SL33B/5530 by Weston Cap Co Lt, unused tissue-wrapped in original maker’s cardstock box; together with another similar boxed unused cap by Hobsons & Sons London size 56; together with a service side-cap and a forage-cap (4)

311* WWII Luftwaffe - Focke-Wulf 190A. Oleo-leg undercarriage-struts, c. 1942, a pair of original crash-site recovery components from a downed German fighter of World War Two, A/F condition. (2) Length 74in (188cm); together with a group of German Aircraft crash-site recovery items including Focke-Wulf 190A-8 pilot’s seat-back from aircraft piloted by Oberfuehrer Robert Heinrichs, crashed at Bremervorde-Niedersachen 12th December 1942, also with Luftwaffe oxygen-canister relic dated 11.1.1940, together with a group of sundry components and instrumentation recovered from former Luftwaffe Secret Test-site base at Rechlin, Germany (-)

£150-180

£50-80

306* Third Reich - Officer’s Leather Overcoat. A good ranking-officer’s pattern over-coat, c. 1939-45, in dark green leather with cotton-silk lining, button-tab cuffs to sleeves and belt-fastening to waist (1)

£80-120

307* Third Reich - Officer’s Leather Overcoat. A good ranking-officer’s pattern over-coat, c. 1939-45, in black leather with blue cotton-silk lining, zip-fastening innerpockets and internal strap for dagger attachment, button-tab cuffs to sleeves, with hook and belt-fastening to waist (1)

£80-120

308* Uniforms. A group of Flight Lieutenant Service-Dress Uniforms, 19451960s, having Queen’s crown gilt buttons, ranking bars and with WWII medal ribbons including variously France & Germany Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal, War Medal & General Service, comprising tunic, jacket, trousers, and two WWII period officer’s peaked caps, together with a further Flt. Lieutenant’s service-dress tunic for Air Engineer, with winged brevet and medal ribbons for Fleet Service Reserve, Korea and another (5)

310* WWII & Later - Officers Uniform Accessories & Sundries. A quantity of uniform and service-dress accoutrements, 1940s-1970s, including Army Officer’s peaked cap by Moss Bros, contained in original cardstock box, a pair of black leather short boots, with spur-fitting heels with pair of companion ceremonial-dress spurs and a pair of ivory-handled boot-pulls, contained in original maker’s box by Moss Bros; together with a quantity of clothing and accessories including ‘Blitz’ issue WWII ARP Wardens steel-helmet dated 1940, Leather gloves, RAF issue shirts with detachable collars, ties, Sam Browne belt, Luger and other holsters, belts webbing and sundry appurtenances etc (2 cartons)

£100-150

£70-100

312* WWII RAF - Supermarine Spitfire. A pair of original propeller-blades, marked RA 10167/R5 and variously inscribed, wooden blades with brass sheathing to leading-edges, both damaged removed during repair on war-service, black-painted with yellow blade-tips (2)

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£180-220


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313* WWII RAF - Supermarine Spitfire/Seafire FR47. A rare group of three original propeller-blades by RotolDowty, c1940s, variously marked with makers original transfers to blades, numbered sequence RA 10270/RT, RA10271/R & RD 10270/RT, black-painted wooden blades with steel variable-pitch ring-gear to bases (3)

£180-220

314* WWII RCAF - Hawker Hurricane. A propeller-blade souvenir believed recovered from Canadian Air Force aircraft, c. 1940s, Dowty-Rotol pattern, wooden blade with brass sheathing to leading-edge , a/f condition; together with a later DowtyRotol type propeller-blade (2)

£100-150

315* WWII RAF - Hawker Hurricane & Others. A quantity of crash-site recovery items and related souvenirs & mementos, c. 1940s, comprising both identified & unknown site-recovery items including, airframe components from Aircraft No. Z2505 recovered from Loch Oich, Scotland, Airframe parts from LD-564, crashed beside Loch Doon, Scotland, Airframe & panel components recovered from RAF BoB Historic Flight Aircraft No. LF-363 (crashed Wittering 1991), also with reflector gun-sight & mounting, cockpit-instruments, seat back-panel, radio-antenna base-plate, and with other fragments etc from Bomber T-2844 from 23 OUT Squadron crashed at Swindon Farm nr Cheltenham on 26th October 1941,, and with related sundry components etc (-)

316* WWII RAF - Supermarine Spitfire & Others. A group of items comprising Spitfire undercarriage main-wheel & tyre, variously marked & inscribed Serial No. LK3521/2, Drg.no. N420- H372P/2, together with another similar wheel & tyre from crash-site recovery, A/f; also with a WWII tail-wheel & tyre (4.95x3.5.) marked ZA9 DR89, X39, AH05023/IX, and another smaller tail-wheel & tyre; and further with two bullet-proof armour-laminated front cockpit-canopy windscreens, one from Spitfire and another from Fairey ‘Firefly’ aircraft (6)

£70-100

317* Airline Pilot’s Seat. An original cockpit seat from unknown aircraft, by Peco Ltd, c. 1970s, ‘Duralumin’ lightweight construction, fully adjustable, complete with arm-rests, map-pocket, life-jacket, seat-cushions, 4-point harness, and sliding runners etc (1)

£70-100

£70-100

318* RAF WWII - Rolls-Royce Merlin Engine Mk.XXX . Crash-site recovery from Hawker Hurricane Mk.II, c. 1940, comprising main engine partly dismantled including cylinder-block and heads, crankshaft, camshafts and valve-gear, rocker-cover, manifolds, supercharger-casing, various castings and components, ancillaries and fragments etc. Since recovery from crash-site in Russia in 2003, the damaged engine has been partly dismantled to release potentially useable, spare parts. It is accompanied by further additional spares and other similar crash-site relics pertaining to Merlin engines, also includes a group of some original & reproduction aircraft-component identity plates, including one for a Merlin engine (-)

319* Aviation prints. Postlethwaite (Mark). TheTestTime. Spitfire Mk IX, EN524 returns to R.A.F. Boscombe Down after an evaluation sortie conducted by No. 1 Course of the Empire Test Pilot's school, summer 1943, pub. c. 2001, fine coloured print after the original depicting Spitfire flying over Stonehenge, signed in pencil by the artist, and Squadron Leader Richard Muspratt DFC RAF (Retd.), Wing Commander Clive Rustin BSc C.Eeng AFC* MRAeS RAF (Retd.), and Commander Charlie Brown RN, image size 34 x 57 cm (limited edition 328/500), with certificate of authenticity,together with a modern oil painting on canvas depicting Me109 Black 14, signed indistinctly, Sam Clark(?), image size 51 x 61 cm, rolled in tube, with other limited edition aviation prints and similar, all contained in cardstock tubes, plus six various framed and glazed aviation pictures (26)

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£500-800

£100-200


320* Concorde memorabilia. A large collection of recent Concorde souvenirs and memorabilia, including traveller's alarm clock, in leatherette case and original packaging, Cross ATX chromium-plated ballpoint pen, inscribed 'Concorde 19762003', in original packaging, several soft leather wallets and stationery cases, photographs, CDS, first day covers, promotional brochures and other literature, luggage tags, etc., all VG (2 cartons)

£100-200

321 Aviation ephemera. A large miscellaneous collection of printed aviation ephemera, mostly World War II interest and later, including printed books and magazines, HMSO booklets and other literature, postwar RAF workshop notebooks and similar, a few pictures, LP records, videos and other aviation-related souvenirs, etc (4 large plastic cartons)

£100-200

WING-COMMANDER C.E.F. ARTHUR AVIATION MEMORABILIA Wing Commander Cyril E.F. Arthur (d. 1978) commanded the RAF’s elementary flying training school at Fair Oaks Aerodrome, Chobham, Surrey, during World War II and afterwards became Chief Flying Instructor to Fair Oaks Aero Club, formed in 1946 by Universal Flying Services Ltd. 322* Propeller-Hub & Photographs First Solo Flight. A good propeller-hub souvenir dated 1917, polished laminated hardwood, having inscribed plaque “2nd Lieut. CEF Arthur Royal Fusiliers attached RFC, First Solo Flight in Maurice-Farman “Shorthorn” at Northolt Aerodrome Middx, No.2 Training Squadron Royal Flying Corps, together with a later fine panoramic photograph depicting & inscribed “ B-Flight No.1 Flying Training School RCAF Camp Borden Hants, dated July 21st 1927, another photograph depicting Officers of Nos 1&2 Squadrons RCAF at Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto 1930, plus an artist’s design for bookplate, Indian-ink signed L.F. Oliver and dated 1919, and a photograph of the subject in observer’s cockpit of a replica Vickers “Gunbus” aeroplane, piloted by and signed dedication to mount by Test Pilot Richard “Dizzy” Addicott, dated September 1966 (5)

£200-300

Lot 322 323 Curtis (Lettice). “The Forgotten Pilots”, 3rd ed., revised, 1983 , her autobiographical account of the RAF Transport Auxiliary Service, having signed author’s dedication to flyleaf, together with a further signed Christmas card dated 2001; also with a group of mementos of WWII and Aviation Souvenirs including Supermarine Spitfire rudder-control footpedal (crash relic), and unused spade-control firing-button, commemorative coffee-mug, also with two early reels of small format cinefilm, and four later Super 8 boxed cinefilms depicting aeroplanes of the Shuttleworth Collection including Bristol Fighter, Sopwith Pup, Avro Tutor, and another for Spitfire V-C test demonstration film by ‘Flightstream’ Lettice Curtis, already a licensed-pilot in 1930s, was one of the first women to be inducted into the RAF during WWII as a ferry-pilot, flying throughout the duration in unarmed aircraft in all weathers. One of the very few women to have piloted virtually every variety of wartime aeroplane from Spitfire to Lancaster Bomber. (10) £70-100

324* Hedges (Anthony). “Spitfire”, a fine large framed colour print after the original painting by the artist, together with three smaller framed colour print editions depicting Tiger Moth, Spitfire and Kings Cup Miles Hawk Speed-Six aeroplanes, each captioned in pencil to the mount and signed by the artist Leslie Vowles, plus a further colour photograph of a low-flying Spitfire (5)

£50-80

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325* Arthur (Wing Commander, C.E.F., A.F.C.). A small archive of signed letters and printed ephemera relating to Wing Commander Arthur, c. 1940s-60s, including Pilot Award, by Command of His Majesty King Peter II of Yugoslavia ‘The Insignia of a Pilot of the Royal Yugoslav Air Force is awarded to: W/Cdr. C. Arthur R.A.F.’, 15 August, 1945, and authorisation to use HM King Peter’s private aircraft Cessna Crane 331964, dated May 1st, 1946; a handwritten note by Montgomery of Alamein, signed and dated 23-11-67, with orig. envelope; three-page handwritten letter from Violet Bonham Carter, 26 December, 1964; typewritten letter from Wallis Simpson, with handwritten salutation, signed Wallis Windsor, July 27, 1956; typewritten letter signed Sholto Douglas on British European Airways notepaper, dated 24 September 1963; undated facsimile thank you note from Winston Churchill; a National Sporting Club dinner and presentation roundel-shaped souvenir to honour Group Captain Douglas Bader, Cafe Royal, April 24, 1961, signed by Bader and David Jacobs(?); 1948 International Air Race programme, Cinque Ports Flying Club, August 28, 1948, and approx. twelve other items (approx. 22)

£180-250


AVIATION MEMORABILIA

326* Aviation souvenirs. A rare Curtiss Aeroplane Co., Buffalo, N.Y., USA enamelled metal badge, no. 11587, model JN4HG, (the JN or ‘Jenny’ series of Curtiss HG aircraft were WWI period gunnery trainers), together with an ‘Aeroplanes Caudron’ pocket mirror (glass cracked), transfer-printed with the company name and an image of a Caudron G4 twinengined biplane bomber, plus another pocket mirror (but glass no longer mirrored), transfer-printed with an image of Clement Ader and his Eole flying machine, all 5.5cm diam., and an early French advertising fan depicting an aviatrix in the cockpit of an early flying machine, complete with apprehensive-looking dog, with printed caption ‘Souvenir Cafe Martin, New York’ and on the reverse ‘Perfumed with Pompeia L.T. Piver, Paris’, colour-printed paper on wood frame, some minor damage, approx. 18 ins (46cm) wide (4)

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£100-150

327* Charles Nungesser Memorial Plaque. A fine bronze commemorative plaque dated 1928, sculpted relief portrait to the memory of one of France’s leading aviators of the early 20th century, engraved artist’s signature & date 1928, mounted on polished oak hanging plinth Charles Nungesser, 3rd highest-scoring French Fighter Ace of WWI, attempted a pioneering first non-stop Transatlantic Crossing with co-pilot Francois Coli, taking off from Paris in their aircraft named L’Oiseau Blanc, on 8th May 1927, sighted briefly over Ireland, they were never seen again. (1) £150-250

Lot 328 328* Aviator’s Seat. An early French aviator’s seat, c. 1910, the shaped and pierced aluminium back having wooden frame and cane seat attached by seven bolts and two rivets, some damage to cane seat, general condition commensurate with age and use, width approx. 24 in (61cm) (1)

£700-1000

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329* Ballooning. A fine Royal Doulton jug, decorated with a landscape and airfield (Reims?), with pylon, an airship, two balloons and the airship ‘Republic’ (?), 6.5 in (16.5cm) tall Provenance: Ex Lord Kings Norton Collection. (1) £300-500


330* Ballooning. A late 19th c. commemorative earthenware plate, with pie-crust border and burgundy transfer decoration of the ascent of James Sadler over Bristol (?) in September 1810, within a vine-leaf border, 9.5 in (24cm) diameter, small hair-line crack Provenance: Ex Lord Kings Norton Collection. (1) £120-150

331* Ballooning. A late 19th c. Sarreguemines colour transfer printed shallow bowl, decorated with a portrait medallion of Etienne and Joseph Montgolfier, a balloon ascent in Paris and the border inscribed Economat Cazemajou Auros, 10 in (25.5cm) diameter, hair crack to base Provenance: Ex Lord Kings Norton Collection. (1) £120-150

332* Ballooning. A fine set of eight Royal Doulton earthenware plates, c. 1910, with colour transfer printed decoration of an early aviation meeting, possibly at Reims, illustrating a pylon, Wright flyer, Voisin, a multiplane, balloons, the airship ‘Republic’ (?) and another airship, each plate with Royal Doulton transfer print mark on the underside, three with impressed marks one with painted mark D3205TH, another D3205 P.G. in pale brown, each 10.5 in (26.5cm) diameter Provenance: Ex Lord Kings Norton Collection. (8) £2000-3000

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333* Ballooning. A fine set of nine late 19th/early 20th c. Continental porcelain plates, each decorated in colours, some signed R. Soulnier and J. Siguier with dates, with historic hot air and other balloon ascents, many after original paintings, drawings and prints, including Mon. Pilatre and Rozier 24-11-1793, Blanchard and Pech 2-3-1784, Dr Jonnhatham Ă  Dessesse-bruge 22-12 1783, MadĂ me Blanchard 24-6-1810, Montgolfiere 23-6-1784 and others each plate recording an historic event with painted and enamelled pictorial views of the events described, each within a gilded leaf border, each plate 10.25 in (26cm) diameter with underglaze mark in blue Provenance: Ex Lord Kings Norton collection. (9)

ÂŁ2000-3000

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334* Battle of Britain. A group of souvenir mementos c.1939-1940, including RollsRoyce Merlin engine-spanner, unused, unopened in original wartime packaging, together with a Merlin aluminium pistontop souvenir ashtray, inscribed Battle of Britain, and also with a cast-alloy “Victory” 1939-45 souvenir hand-bell, having embossed raised relief design incorporating Winston Churchill etc., and a pilot’s course and speed calculator, stores ref. No. 6B/125, inscribed and dated 1940 (4)

£80-120

335* Battle of Britain. A group of three handcrafted pewter figurines by Charles Staddon, limited signed editions depicting pilot’s in full flying dress equipment of the period, mounted on inscribed bases, together with a white metal Polish Air Force Officers’ tunic-badge in the form of an eagle (4)

£300-400

337* Raymond Baxter - Medal Awards and Olympic & other commemorative items etc., a group of cased mementos including Reginald Mitchell Memorial Lecture Medal: HM Silver (B/ham 1994), engraved & inscribed verso Raymond Baxter FRSA Comp. (Hon) R.A.e. Soc.; The Air League Jeffrey Quill Medal ) HM stamped & Dated 1998; together with Guild of Air Pilots & Air Navigators Silver Medal to Raymond Baxter “For Service in the Air” dated 1994; and with Award of Merit (Assn of British Aviation Consultants) 26th March 1999: also with International Olympic Association Rome 1960 Bronze medal for officials, and enamelled lapel badge inscribed “RadioTV”; and with British Olympic Team enamel lapel badge dated 1956 and two others (9)

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338 Berlin Airlift. A group of rare mementos and souvenirs 1948-1949, comprising two cigarette-cases both having engraved map decoration depicting US Zone Germany and routes into Berlin, together with a Berlin-Airlift medal, three Dakota pinbadges, and further related commemorative coins and ephemera including first-day anniversary stamped covers (-)

£100-150

339* Camera. A Williamson & Co. Ltd. aircraft Camera Type G45 No. 13912, complete with magazine in original packaging, the box 15.25 in (38.7cm) long, together with an Air Ministry pattern Course & Speed Calculator MK IIA, a kneepad mounted Navigation Computer Mk III D, a navigation plotting scale rule and a trolley-ack starter cable (1)

£70-100

£80-120

336* Bavarian Army Pilot Badge. A gilt metal badge with Wittelsbach Crown at head, hook and pin fastening to reverse, 73mm (1)

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340* Car Pennants. A Third Reich triangular blue and gold cloth pennant, the staff with acorn finial, 12 in (30.5cm) wide, together with an ADAC pennant, the chrome-plated staff with Mercedes-Benz emblem as a crown, and a Kaiser Reich period ADAC pennant with Maltese cross finial, the brass staff 17.7.5 in (45cm) long (3)

£300-500

341* Crested china aviation models. A WWI period Arcadian model of a high-wing aircraft, with revolving propeller, Andover crest, approx. 6 ins (15cm) long, together with an Arcadian model of a ‘Super Zeppelin’ withTowcester crest, approx. 5.25 ins (13cm) long and a Victoria China model of a Zeppelin with Nelson (Lancashire) crest, approx. 5.25 ins (13cm) long (3)

£100-150

342* Airline Memorabilia. A large quantity of Civil Aviation memorabilia and ephemera etc. 1920s-1960s, comprising rare unused luggage labels including Colonial, Northeast, Norwegian, DeltaChicago & Southern Braniff, Eastern, Pennsylvania Central, Flying Tiger, Pickwick, Pittsburgh Airways, Transamerican, Lloyd Aereo Boliviana, Cubana, Avianca and many others, together with a quantity of airline postcards, pre-war cigarette cards, advertising brochures and related material (-)

343* Airline Memorabilia - La Guardia Airport. A very rare original Menu-Card for the Aviation Terrace Restaurant at New York’s Airport at La Guardia Field 1942, fourpage fold-out format with decorative artwork illustrations and fare including such delicacies as “Pickled Lamb’s tongue, Smothered Mexican-style chicken and Fresh Strawberry ice-cream”, dated 22 June 1942, together with a group of airline memorabilia souvenirs including American Airlines in-flight tea-knives with handles in the form of aeroplane fuselages, American Airlines Type B Navigational Computer in original case, a presentation pocket knife from the inaugural flight of the BOAC VC-10 London to Atlanta Service 1967, and related sundry mementos (-)

£140-160

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£150-200

£150-180


348* A U.S.A.F. parachute with pack, harness and carrying bag, by Mills Mfg. Corp., the harness by Irving Air Chute Co., dated 1968, the canvas carrying bag stencilled “L-Spatz” (1)

344* WWI Fire-station alarm bell. An Air Ministry pattern metal bell, 9 in (22.8cm) diameter, engraved with the military ‘broadarrow’ mark, inlaid with black highlight, clapper missing, unrestored condition, 8.5 in (21.6cm) tall, overall (1)

£100-150

£70-100

349* Periscope Binoculars. A fine pair of WWII period Japanese trench-type periscope binoculars, stamped NIKKO No. 175 JES 81266 8x6 with ocular lateral adjustment, fine focusing, the black enamelled aluminium sighting tubes with folding black-enamelled brass tripod and stand adjustable for azimuth, with lock screw and leather strap, 21 in (53.3cm) high

346 Flying Helmet. A rare early 20th c. American pilot’s helmet c. 1920s, soft darktan leather, close-fitting wind-cap, together with a pair of rare contemporary aviator’s goggles by “Snugfit” Co. Nickel-plated vented frames with curved oval lenses, and soft rubber eye protection to cheeks, original elastic strap with owners name inscribed “Charles Schooley” (2)

With label inscribed in ink “Japanese Periscope Binoculars Acquired at Kohima by Col. W. A. Bickford who was awarded the D.S.O. for his leadership during that battle. These binoculars can be used to observe the enemy from below a bank or from behind a tree“. (1) £200-300

£100-150

350* Pilot’s Goggles. A pair of WWI German issue goggles, black-japanned brass frames with leather cushion to eyepieces, and curved glazed lenses, contained in original oval tin box (2)

345* Flying Helmet. WWII USAAF Pattern pilot’s helmet Type “A”, c. 1940s, soft dark brown leather with chamois lining, variously marked and inscribed with makers label to inside neck, size medium, order no.44 2962, Mondl Mfg. Co. Utah USA, complete with ear-pieces and intercom headset receiver type AMB-M1, with integral wiring and jack-plug, together with a rare original oxygen-mask and supply connecting-tube (1)

£250-300

347* Flying Helmet. A fine and rare early pioneer aviator’s leather flying helmet, c. 1912, balaclava-pattern in soft calfskin with wool lining , having wind-protective earpieces and button-down fittings to forehead and neck, with fold-down peak providing full facial protection, excellent little-used original condition, some minor moth damage to crown; together with a pair of contemporary period goggles, good original condition, some minor moth damage to top (2)

£300-350

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£150-200

351* Propeller Blade - Austro-Daimler 120HP. An early 20th-c. prop-blade relic made by the Siddeley-Deasey Company Coventry c. 1918, of laminated mahogany and hardwood with original maker’s transfer badge to blade tip, single blade and hub, stamped inscribed S/D No. 1504, 120HP Austro Daimler, RD7, SD7, shows age-wear (1)

£280-350


352* Propeller-Hub - Handley-Page “Heyford”. An original four-blade propellerhub souvenir from the bi-plane bomber of the Inter-War years, c. 1930, by Parnall Aviation Company, stamped inscribed 275HP Rolls-Royce, prop. N. 425, RH and other various marks etc (1)

£150-180

353* Propeller-Hub - Gloster “Grebe”. A rare original propeller-hub souvenir-relic from one of the RAF front-line fighter aeroplanes of the inter-war years dated 1927, distinctive conical-shape, 8-inch deep hardwood laminations, heavily marked, stamped and variously inscribed Drg. No F2567/4, Jaguar-Grebe, D9.0, P8.8, G4640, N60, Feb/’27, and with AM stamps AJD 788 etc. 18 in (46cm) diam. One of only 100 made?. (1)

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£500-700

355* Propeller-Hub - Curtiss H-16 RNAS. An original two-blade propeller-hub souvenir, c. 1917, inscribed Kestrel IIIS, Drg. No. WTTS, Z1970/3, RII, and further stamped 3878R verso, formerly clock fitted, and with matching mahogany manteldisplay supports, together with a contemporary transfer-decorated propellerblade section souvenir by Lang Propeller Company Ltd (1)

£160-220

354* Propeller-Hub - Fairey “Flycatcher”. An original two-blade propeller-hub souvenir, c. 1920s, stamped inscribed 320HP Siddeley-Jaguar, No. G4393, Dwg. 19044/A/5, dated March 1926 etc. (1)

356* Propeller-Hub - Sopwith “Snipe”. An original two-blade propeller-hub souvenir, c. 1918, variously inscribed No. G1591, No.11, D2780, P2920, LP 5300, RH, BR2, having inset brass bezel dial clock, and with matching brass ball-feet for mantel display support (1)

357* Flying Fortress B-17 G. A large quantity of crash-site relics & souvenirs from aircraft No. 44-6923, crashed on landing after aborted sortie near Grafton-Underwood, Northamptonshire, various components, some identified and mounted for display, formerly part of private collection amassed by the late Quentin Bland, together with Flying Fortress & others. A group of airframe salvage parts and components etc., including frame-work sections, panels, gunturret mounting, identification-plates and sundry components etc. (-)

£120-150

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£160-220

£100-150


Lot 360 358* Flying Fortress B-17 G. A group of salvaged aircraft-part souvenirs, comprising two cockpit perspex sliding panels, one extensively inscribed by hand with nicknames of squadron aircraft including “Nuttall’s Nut-House”, “Barrel-House Bessie”, “Silver Dollar”, “Battle-Wagon Daisy”, “Damn Yanky”, “Liberty Run”, “Salvage Queen“, “Stardust”, “The Joker”, “Royal Flush”, “Piccadilly Commando” and many others, together with a part cockpit control column and a Radio direction-finder housing nacelle, plus Flying Fortress B17F. Exhaust manifold, a large aero-engine component, of welded-steel fabrication, having manufacturer’s applied plate variously stamped & inscribed “Model B17F, Delivery Date: 2-8-43, Made by Fisher Body Detroit Division General Motors Corp.” etc., intact condition, and a rare original aircraft fuel-tank dipstick, c. 1940s, heavy bronze casting, painted olive-drab, inscribed “5651 - JB-Z172”, graduated calibration from 10-450 Gallons, 36 in (90cm) (5)

£100-150

359* USAF WWII - Medal Awards. A group of replacement American Air Force medal awards, 1939-45, including Distinguished Flying Cross, “Purple Heart” For Military Merit, Silver Star for “Gallantry in Action” and Air Medal, all contained in presentation cases with attendant miniature enamelled lapel badges and mounted service-dress ribbons with pin-fixing, together with USAF Bomber Aircraft WWII.Three scratch-built wooden models of American bombers, c. 1939-45, including B24 Liberator, B25 and Fortress types etc; plus a diorama and kit-built models of Boeing B17 “Fortress” types, various conditions & distressing, and USAAF - B-17 Squadrons. A group of memorabilia including table-lighter in the form of a Flying Fortress, souvenir cigarette-case, and retrospective mementos & souvenirs relating to operations in Europe during WWII (-)

360* RAF. A good mid 20th c. RAFStation Ensign Flag, c. 1930-1940, of woven cloth fabric sewn in sections with applied colour segments for union-flag and RAF roundel emblems, reinforced binding to flag-pole edge, inscribed “1.5 Yard” with cord and wooden toggle fixings for flagstaff, 26 x 51 in (66 x 130cm) (1)

362* RAF - “Tannoy” Loudspeaker-Box. A wooden-cased unit by Guy R. Fountain & Co, c. 1940s, having cream-painted artdeco style pierced-format design frontis, and makers inscription Type No. 390, stamped “E.T.O.”, complete with amplifiermechanism internals, lacking flex, 14 x 14 in (36cm) (1)

£80-120

£100-150

361* WWII. A group of pilot’s mementos & souvenirs etc., 1930s-1940s, including cigarette-box, cigarette-cases (two with AM Arrow motif stampings), and a RAF drivinglicence holder, contained in original makers cardstock box, plus a group of Air Raid Precautions memorabilia, c. 1939-45, including warden’s whistle, badge, handbell, card-game and child’s “Mickey-Mouse” pattern gas-mark, together with a wartime period PocketHeliograph instrument, plus a rare USAAF wartime “Syroco” souvenir ashtray by Syracuse Ornamental Co., c. 1940s, embossed design of US Air Force “Wings” to centre, and another wartime cast-brass commemorative ashtray inscrbed “Bastogne” (12)

£70-100

363* RAF Pilot’s Stopwatch. A good original pre-war time-elapsed 1 hour chronograph stopwatch, c. 1930s, Swiss movement, nickel-silver case stamped verso with Air Ministry cipher below royal crown, inscribed 379/34 - 6B/117, bevelled glazed lens, enamelled dial with blued-steel sweep & minute hands, excellent original condition Formerly property of Squadron Leader R.A. Kellow, Hurricane Pilot during the Battle of Britain (commissioned acting Pilot Officer in June 1937). (1) £180-250

£100-150

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367* RAF - WWII and later. Squadron Leader. A group of Squadron Leader Service-Dress uniforms, 1945-1960s, having ranking bars to sleeves, and applied medal ribbon bars for General Service Medal and Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, comprising older and later pattern tunics, pair trousers and Officer’s peaked cap (4)

£50-80

368* RAF Hawker Hurricane MkI - Battle of Britain. A group of crash-site recovery mementos from aircraft No. F3022 shot down during the conflict Oct 1940, each fragment identified & detailed, contained in fitted display box with captions to each, together with a brief printed history-sheet, and a further group of other related airframe parts & components Aircraft No F3022 was the third aeroplane off the satellite production -line at Gloster Aircraft Ltd in the sequence GI 3020-3069, fitted with RollsRoyce Merlin III engines. Delivered to 605 Squadron, it was piloted by Sgt. Pilot Peter McIntosh, damaged in aerial combat on 12th October and crashed on the course at Littlestone Golf Club near Dymchurch in Kent. (1) £100-150

364* RAF Pilot’s Stopwatch. A fine original split-time chronograph stopwatch by Lemania for Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company, c. 1940s, Swiss movement, nickel-chrome case stamped verso inscribed F.A.C. Inventory H-463-23-468, bevelled glazed lens, enamelled dial with blued-steel sweep & minute hands & redtell-tale needle, excellent original condition

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Formerly property of Squadron Leader R.A. Kellow, Hurricane Pilot during the Battle of Britain (test-pilot for Fairey Aviation Company after the war). (1) £300-400

(a carton)

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£50-80

366* RAF - Harrier Jump Jet. A quantity of on-board aerial photographic cameras and equipment, including camera, film cassettes, timing equipment, filter-plates and sundry electrical items, etc., together with a fine large original panoramic photograph of 61 Squadron RAF dated 1945, full Squadron personnel against backdrop of Lancaster Bombers, 10 x 30 ins (26 x 76cm) (a carton)

£100-150

370* RFC/RAF. A pair of decorative trenchart book-ends, c.1918, hand-crafted polished walnut with deep-relief carving displaying the insignia armorial badges of the RFC and RAF, soft-leather lining to bases

365 RAF Halton. Service Training Manual c. 1930-1937, apprentice training instruction file for ground-crew cadets at the famous RAF Establishment at Halton, nr. Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, loose-leaf format, containing comprehensive typescript sheets for engine types, working mechanisms, stripping & maintenance, diagrams, specification charts etc, including Gloster Gauntlet, Rolls-Royce Kestrel, Airframe, Aerodrome Courses, Testing etc variously updated c1930s-1937 (1)

369* RAF WWII - Flying Helmet. An original pilots’ C-Type leather flying-helmet, c. 1940s (distressed, lacking headset earphones), together with a later pattern Htype oxygen mask, a pair of replica pattern Mk.VIII goggles, a pair of WWII pilot’s fleece-lined leather boots by Itshide, and also with a quantity of related RAF and other badges, flashes, and uniform insignia, tinder-box and trench-art RAF lighter etc., with further ancillary items including boxed gas, mask and another, Air Raid Warden post door sign, and a musical score sheet “Bless then All”, c. 1940s

£70-100

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£80-120


371* Schneider Trophy. An important silver-plated miniature version of the Schneider Trophy, mounted on ebonised plinth, with nine silver metal plaques recording the winners of the International Schneider Trophy and the Names of the High Speed Flight - Royal Air Force, 1927, 1929 & 1931, the underside with ivorine disc label for Skinner & Co., 35 Old Bond Street, London, Silversmiths, the plinth 6 x 4.5 ins (15.2 x 11.7cm), overall height 4.5 ins (11.5cm) Provenance: From the estate of Charles Pennycook (‘Robbie’) Robertson OBE, 18891947, Deputy Director of Public Relations at the Air Ministry, reponsible for press arrangements at all official aviation events, including the Schneider Trophy contests in 1929 & 1931. Robertson was born in Argyllshire in July, 1889 and was educated at Thurso Academy. After a short period in the civil service he entered journalism, holding many responsible posts until he joined the Lovat Scouts in 1916. He was commissioned in the Royal Flying Corps in 1917 and was engaged on flying duties until the following year when he was appointed head of the news section of the Air Ministry’s newly formed publicity branch, becoming head of the branch in December 1918. During the years between WWI and WWII Robertson was responsible for press arrangements at all official events, including the Schneider Trophy contests in 1929 & 1931, as well as successive RAF displays. Before the outbreak of World War II Robertson organised a scheme for commissioning newspapermen in the RAF VR to act as public relations officers and official photographers with the RAF commands at home and overseas. These men were the channels through which most of the news of the RAF was made known to the world throughout the war. The inauguration of a trophy to commemorate the achievements of ‘Robbie’ Robertson was put to the committee of the Air Power Association (APrA) in 1954, ‘for the best work interpreting the Royal Air Force to the public during a period of twelve months... ‘ and in 1964 the conditions of the award were widened to include ‘... constant effort over a number of years...’ (1) £7000-10000

Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain at Heston Airport on his return from Munich on 30 September 1938. Chamberlain is shown disembarking from the aircraft and holding the historic 'Peace for our Time' agreement signed by both Hitler and himself. Director of Public Relations (RAF) Charles Robertson is pictured among the group of officials watching Chamberlain's arrival and standing behind him as Chamberlain waves the document to the jubilant crowd.

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372* Starter Switch. A Bosch AnlassMagnet starter magnet for German aircraft engines, c. 1920s?, crank handle present, engraved manufacturer's name and No. 77465 engraved beneath, some markings, 15 x 9 x 18cm (1)

£300-500

374* Trench Art - WWI Triplane Fighter. A example of the artificers’ craft depicting German fighter aeroplane, c. 1917, brass construction with good detail, (wheels lacking), together with another representing a Taube-type monoplane, having well detailed engraved “feathering” to wings, utilising .303 cartridges for fuselage, (tail-plane lacking), c. 1916 (2)

£150-200

375* Trench Art. A World War I period mahogany watch holder, the front carved with RAF ‘wings’ decoration, sliding door at rear, 6 in (15cm) tall, together with a castiron cross (in imitation of the German Iron Cross) with raised lettering ‘For Brave Deeds’ and on the reverse ‘Liar’, apparently a comment on the bombing of civilians (2)

377* WWI - Flying Helmet. A French aviator’s rouled-pattern crash helmet, cork body with brown leather covering, complete with neckflap and ear pieces with original vents, interior with ersatz-style sweatband with quilted padded lining, some wear to the neckguard and ear pieces as often (1)

£700-1000

£70-100

373* Trench Art - WWI Biplane Fighter. A good example of the RFC artificers’ craft depicting fighter aeroplane c. 1917, well constructed of brass and detailed with movable propeller and undercarriage wheels, pilot in cockpit, surmounting a brass shell-case display base, variously marked, numbered and stamped “4.5 Howitzer 1912”,and with detonator dated January 1917, W/span 5.5 in (14cm) (1)

£250-280

376* WWI - Altimeter. A rare French-made aviator's altimeter instrument, c. 1920, probably for private rather than military use, housed in original leather case (1)

£300-400

378* WWI - Imperial German Air Force. An Air Gunner’s special pattern Fleiger leather flying helmet, flaps with button fastenings, marked and dated ‘FL.B1, 1917’, to inside of neck and ear flaps, chinstrap present and in working order, some wear (1)

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£400-600


Lot 380 381* WWI RFC. Lt. H.W. Ransom. A personal travelling toilet mirror named for former pilot of the Royal Flying Corps, c. 1916, having heavy saddle-stitched protective leather surround and backing and blue leather protective cover to front having applied RFC brass cap-badge, and hand painted inscription thereto inscribed Lt. H.W. Ransom, No. 70 Sqd, and impressed stamped initials HWR to frame: inscription in ink verso states “Shot down by von Richthofen 27th March 1918” - and memorial tribute inscription in latin inscribed “Dulce et decorum est pro Patria mori - Mors et fugatem persequitus viren nec parcit in bellis juventus puplitibus timidere tergo” (1)

£80-120

379* WWI - Imperial German Flight Helmet. A Bavarian pattern flying helmet, black leather with stud on crown, short peak and ear flaps with neckstrap, hardened interior with indistinct marks, some scratching and wear, together with related original documentation including twenty aerial photos, five annotated maps, and six glass negatives of aerial photos (-)

£700-1000

382* WWI - Imperial German Air Force. A rare early fabric fragment from a downed German aeroplane c. 1915, featuring a black-painted Balkan cross with white border edge, on doped off-white painted canvas, old fold-marks & some paint-loss from storage, 24 x 24 in (56 x 56cm), together with a small fragment of painted doped aircraft fabric with white painted serial number 1561/18

380* WWI - Royal Flying Corps. A decorated sword swagger-stick c. 1917, varnished bamboo, relief embossed nickelsilver embellishment having RFC winged armorial crest to top, 34 in (67cm) (1)

Footnote: This very early marking on German aircraft from an aeroplane downed or captured in the period 1914-1915, it is painted on off-white or cream canvas, soon superseded by camouflage or other coloured fabric covering to airframes. (2) £600-800

£120-150

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383* WWI Imperial German Air Force Vizfeldwebel H.E. Schaefer. A good and large propeller tip memento inscribed to a fallen German Airman of the Great war 1914-1918, a wide section propeller-blade tip with full copper-sheathing, having painted decoration in Memoriam to a hero of the Air War, variously adorned with artistic imagery of pilot and his medal awards including the Iron Cross and Hanseatic Cross, together with squadron details and date of his fatal combat in 1918, attached verso copy script short obituary and photograph of the subject giving details of his heroic action for which a military honour was posthumously awarded (1)

£600-800


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384* WWII - Cigarette Case. A Polish fighter ace chrome-plated presentation cigarette case, engraved with 309th insignia to front and initials of Antoni Murkowski DFC above Murkowski was awarded the DFC and Polish medal of valour. He was credited with being the first pilot to shoot down the famous Doodlebug (V1 Flying Bomb). (1) ÂŁ500-700

385* WWII - Luftwaffe Sword. A second Pattern Luftwaffe General Officer's dress sword, and with facsimile signature of Hermann Goring, minor nicks to blade edge near tip, gold-plated brass hilt with urn-shaped pommel, 'D-shaped' knuckle bow and folding clam-shell counter-guard to hilt (with Luftwaffe eagle and swastika applied design), the hilt with spiral white grip with twisted wire wrap, complete with black leather scabbard and gold-plated brass tip and throat (1)

ÂŁ3000-4000

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386* WWII -Third Reich. A Luftwaffe glider pilot badge by W. Deumer, rivetted eagle on a wreath of silvered oak leaves with swastika, round barrel hinge and hook, 55mm

393* WWII Aircraft Identification Models. A group of four large-scale models of Allied Aircraft, c. 1940s, including Boeing B-17, Douglas DC-54, Lockheed Ventura and Bristol Beaufort, largest w/span 17 in (43cm)

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£250-350

387* WWII RAF Reflector Gunsight. An original cockpit instrument unit, c. 1940s, variously inscribed AM ref. No. 3B/2450, 24-volt No. 605/43H, contained in original AM inscribed wooden carry-case marked for a similar unit, partly disassembled, together with an Air ministry Fuel-Gauge Long-Range type no. 8&9, calibrated 0-150 gallons (2)

390* WWII Flying Helmet. An RAF BType leather flying helmet of the Battle of Britain period, c. 1940, soft brown kid leather with chamois lining, zipped pattern ear pieces (lacking headphones) together with a boxed unopened original period pair ear-pieces, also with a pair of MkVIII RAF issue goggles (3)

£250-280

£70-100

388* WWII US Navy. An aircraft dashboard clock by Waltham Watch Co., c. 1940s, No. 88-C590, black-faced 8-day 24 hour dial with inset “Civil Date” dial and sweep second-hand, together with a brass desk-top model of a Hawker Hurricane, and a quantity of “War Revision” Maps of the British Isles etc., some dated 1943 & 1944, published by War Office, various conditions (-)

391* WWII Aircraft Identification Models. A group of four small-scale wartime models c. 1940s, including Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane (one cast-alloy) (4)

£80-120

394* WWII RAF - Reflector Gunsight. A good original A.M. MkII Pattern instrument dated 1941, Stores ref. 8B/2361, Serial no. 6032/41, appears unused condition contained in original Air Ministry wooden carrying-case, inscribed with matching numbers, complete with 4 unused spare 12-volt shrouded reflector bulbs According to information supplied by the vendor, this instrument has been connected to a 12-volt power-source indication the gun-sight cross-hairs illuminated. (1) £200-300

£80-120

392* WWII Aircraft Identification Models. A group of three large-scale models of German Aircraft, c. 1940s, including Junkers JU88, Messerschmitt ME-410 and Heinkel HE-177, painted wood construction, various conditions, largest w/span 16 in (41cm) (3)

£100-150

389* Aircraft Altimeter. Type MkV-A, No.13. 608A by Short & Mason Ltd, c. 1920s, calibrated 0-15,000 feet, aluminium cased with flange-mounted bezel, shows age-wear and storage deterioration, on plywood backing board (1)

£120-160

395* WWII RAF - A group of mementos & souvenirs 1939-1945, including Spitfire propeller-tip fragment, P8 Pattern Standard Compass as fitted to Spitfires and others, a manual release-lever, and a pilots parachute-harness release button unit (4)

£280-350

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£100-120


398* WWII - Handley-Page Hampden. A good period scratch-built model of the medium bomber c. 1940, wood and metal construction with good detail including undercarriage, revolving propellers, celluloid cockpit and gun-turret details, camouflage painted with roundels and insignia, wingspan 11 in (28cm) (1)

£100-150

399* WWII - A group of wartime mementos c. 1939-45, including Boeing B17G original glass panel bomb-aimers’ window-panel souvenir c. 1943, together with Harvard “Check-list” instruction plate for AT-6CD & F type aircraft, dated August 1947, also with a “True-Airspeed Computation” navigators’ instrument by Gidser Mfg. Co Ref. No. 43:837AF (excellent unused condition), and with a pair of light-weight rubber goggles (4)

£80-120

400* WWII - Dakota DC-47, original Autopilot & Fuel-gauge instruments c. 1940s together with two other sundry cockpit warning-light relay instruments

(6)

Footnote: This is a very rare First-pattern example of such a presentation sword to a fellow highranking officer in the German Air Force of theThird Reich, in the gift of the Supreme Commander-inChief of the Luftwaffe Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering. (1) £3500-4000

401* RAF - Avro Lancaster. Bomb-Aimer’s switch-panel, c. 1943, stores ref. 5D/656, AM-16 Light Switch Panel AID-28/R, aluminium cased with multi-switch fascia, together with two smaller dual-switch cockpit switch units

403* LuftwaffeTrumpet-Banner. A scarce original bandsman’s parade drape c. 1930s1940s, having double-sided eagle and swastika emblem in raised relief embroidered bullion threadwork on gold fabric ground, and matching threadwork inscription verso inscribed Berlin-Gatow, lined backing, with silver bullionembroidered tessellated decorative border edging, complete with silver-gilt alloy attachments with raised relief oak-leaf design, 16 x 20 in (41 x 51cm)

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396* WWII RAF 1930s-1940s. A group of RAF Squadron Armorial Plaques and mementos etc., including large coldpainted alloy badge-plaque for No. 18 Squadron, together with painted wood shields for 55 Sqdn, 151 and for RAF Manston (later origins); together with an embossed relief brass plaque commemorating the Battle of Britain, and also with an original press-cutting framed humorous cartoon depicting Goering losing at the Roulette-tables of the Battle of Britain, dated September 17th 1940

402* Luftwaffe Presentation-sword. A fine and rare Luftwaffe General’s presentation dress-sword by WKC Solingen c. 1930s-1940, of high-quality manufacture, having damascene single-edged decorative blade with inlaid gun-blued section with raised inscription “Der Oberbefehlshaberder Luftwaffe” and facsimile signature “Hermann Goering” , further engraved inlaid inscription verso “In Dankbarer Anerkennung”, gilded rapier-pattern hilt with bullion-wired grip, applied eagle & swastika in oak-leaf wreath relief badge, stamped “74” inside hilt-guard, complete with original patent-leather scabbard and original soft chamois-leather protective outer sheath. 36 in (92cm)

£100-120

£50-80

£120-150

397* WWII - Lockheed Lightning. A commemorative replica of the twin-boom jet-fighter as deployed in the Australasian Campaign in the mid 1940s, nickel-plated brass, variously engraved & inscribed “Sydney Australia etc”., together with a cold-cast bronze model of a Hawker Hurricane (unfinished), plus a pewter Hawker Hurricane model kit (unmade in original box) and two other Spitfire identification models, and two primitive folk art representations of toy aeroplanes, including tabbed jointed tinplate airliner of Mexican origins, c. 1940s, together with a tribal art representation of an early biplane, carved and decorated wood, of probably South American or Pacific Island origins (7)

£80-120

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404* WWII - Luftwaffe. An Officer Pilot’s Tunic Insignia Badge c.1939-45, pierced format silver/white-metal depicting eagleswastika within laurel & oak-leaf wreath, contained in original velvet-lined leather presentation-case with gilt inscription “Luftwaffen-Flugzeugfuehrer, Abzeichen” (1)

£350-380

405* WWII - Hawker “Hurricane”. An original souvenir of the Battle of Britain from Squadron RAF Hornchurch, c. 1940, comprising a pilot’s cockpit protective armour-plate from a seat-back, cold-painted with Squadron Armorial Crest to centre and inscribed “Officer’s Mess - Hornchurch”, mounted on wooden backing board for wall- mounted display (1)

£300-400

406* Battle of Britain. An original B-Type Flying Helmet by Frank Bryan Ltd., dated. 1940, maker’s label inside crown variously inscribed AM Markings No. 22C-65, Size 3 (7 1/2 - 7 3/8), lacking headphones, ageworn, together with a later period leather helmet-liner pilot’s headwear, plus a WWII RAF Sutton Parachute Harness and a P8Type cased magnetic compass instrument (4)

Lot 407 407* Zeppelin memorabilia. A piece of wire from the first Zeppelin brought down at Cuffley, Herts, September 3rd, 1916, in original Red Cross printed envelope, together with an original souvenir printed booklet ‘The Great Air Raid on England, September 3rd, 1916. Souvenir Photographs of the Wrecked Zeppelin L21. Also Photograph of Lieut. William Leefe Robinson, V.C., Worcester Regiment & RFC. Who attacked the Zeppelin under the Circumstances of Great Difficulty and Danger, and sent in Crashing to the Ground as a Flaming Wreck’, 16 pp., some minor staining, oblong 8vo, plus a small circular aluminium ashtray with raised lettering ‘Cast from Strafed Zeppelin Z48’, brought down at Theberton, June 17 1917, plus an L48 Zeppelin-shape brooch, related postcard, a small cross souvenir with impressed lettering ‘Zepp. L33’ and attached label (“Small part cut from German Zeppelin L33 which crashed at Little Wigborough on September 24 1916”), an aluminium souvenir in the shape of Zeppelin L32, (18cm long), a silver metal Hugo Eckener medallion and a printed programme for a Bohemian Concert at the Port of London Authority Institute and Club, Surrey Commercial Docks, Wednesday October 27 1915, with handwritten note ‘Zepp Raid, Concert Stopped and Abandoned’ (9)

£200-300

408* Zeppelin memorabilia. A framed and glazed display labelled ‘Fragments of the Zeppelin Brought Down at Cuffley, Herts, by Lt. Robinson, Sept. 3rd 1916’, comprising four fragments of wood, two small coils of wire and two small fragments of metal, mounted on green baize board, stained wood frame, glazed, overall dimensions 8 x 10 in (20 x 25.5cm), together with an oval-shaped fragment of silvered fabric, labelled ‘Piece of Fabric from Airship Schutte-Lanzsl II destroyed by Lt. Robinson, Cuffley, September 2nd [sic] 1916’, fabric approx. 7.5 x 13cm, framed and glazed, plus an orig. printed souvenir booklet ‘The Great Air Raid on England, September 3rd, 1916. Souvenir Photographs of the Wrecked Zeppelin. Also Photograph of Lieut. William Leefe Robinson, V.C.... ‘, 16 pp., b & w illusts. from photos, oblong 8vo, and two recently published related books (5)

£100-150

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UNIFORMS & FLYING CLOTHING

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409* American Flying Jacket. U.S. pattern leather flying jacket, with polyester lining, the sleeves lined with nylon, with labels giving details of fabrics, the supplier’s label inscribed MARC New York Andrew Marc, size XL, Made in China

413* Royal Flying Corps. A rare surviving First World War period air-gunners leather flying coat, with sheep’s wool collar lining, breast pouch and pocket, the belt with buckle, label removed from inside, with original lining (distressed), some old (perhaps original) tears and damage, size unknown, but measures 48 in (122cm) long, on hanger

418* WWI - Royal Flying Corps. A woollen Royal Flying Corps other ranks maternity tunic with original cloth, Royal Flying Corps shoulder titles, linen lining, two buttons missing but otherwise in good condition

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£80-120

410* American Flying Jacket. A fine quality leather flying jacket, with maker’s label printed Jacket Type A2 Pilots U.S.A.A.F., Made in England by Aviation Leathercraft, Thruxton Airport, nr. Andover, Hants, date of manufacturer unknown, with sheepskin lined collar, original Prym 4GB fasteners, pockets, zip and waist band, size unknown (1)

£70-100

411* Flying Coat. A fur-lined gabardine three-quarter length coat, fur-lined collar and maker’s label for A.Bol Mats Larsson Malung, with pockets, buttons and straps, size M/L (1)

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£700-1000

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414* US Air Force. Two 8th U.S. Air Force type B13 Officer jackets (Eisenhower jacket), one with Ben Greenholtz manufacturer’s label, together with 8th U.S. Air Force jacket with Davis Tailoring label, all with medal ribbons and Air Force insignia including silver wings (3)

£70-100

415* US Air Force. WWII flak body armour, a little soiled, together with an American Air Force uniform with insignia and wing, complete with tunic and trousers (4)

£100-150

£100-150

412* RAF WWII Heated Flying Suit. A very rare Sidcot-pattern one-piece pilot’s suit, c. 1940s, of double woven quilted silk, complete with heating elements & plugs, small size, excellent original condition This suit was worn by former Spitfire reconnaissance officer flying PRU Spitfire, stationed at RAF Benson, Oxfordshire. (1) £200-300

416* USAF WWII Flying Jacket. An original wartime issue Sheepskin Pilots Jacket Type ‘B3’, c. 1940s, bearing makers label to inside neck lining variously inscribed “Type B3, Dwg. 33H5595, AC Order No. (535) 42-1269 OP, Size 42R, Property Air Force US Army, sound condition, showing some age-wear and older minor repairs (1)

£150-200

417* WWI - American Air Service. An American Air Service 2nd Lieutenant's tunic with winged propeller insignia, , olive poplin wool with four pockets and all buttons present, US and winged propeller insignia to collar, leather strap and belt present (1)

£400-600

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419* WWI - Royal Flying Corps. An Officer’s good quality maternity tunic with no insignia, complete with all original buttons, linen lining, minor fraying to neck lining but otherwise very good (1)

£700-1000


Lot 420 420* WWI - Imperial German Army. A rare pair of M-16 pattern steel-helmets c. 1917, both painted in matching multi-hued distinctive lozenge-pattern camouflage design, one with very scarce MachineGunner’s cast-iron protective shield to front-temple (2)

£500-600

421* WWII - Flying Jacket. An R.A.F. early pattern (Battle of Britain) Irving flying jacket, zip front with belt and sheepskin lining, generally rubbed and marked (1)

£250-350

422* WWII - Flying Jacket. An American G.I. brown leather flying jacket, zip front and fur lined collar, some loss to elasticated waistband, rubbed (1)

£70-100

423* Royal Tank Regiment. An Officer’s service-dress uniform by Gieves of Bond Street London, to Brigadier Peter ‘Pal’ Vaux OBE, c. 1960, comprising two pairs longtunic & trouser sets, one with Royal Tank Regt buttons, both with full ranking emblems, flashes and insignia, complete with medal-ribbon award bars for OBE and War-service issues including 1939-45 Star, Africa Star (8th Army), Italy Star, 1939-45 War-Service medal with oak-leaf, Victory Medal and Long-Service & Good Conduct medal, together with his officers peaked service-cap and the original medal-case for his OBE (medal lacking), together with An original framed cartoon relating to his wartime exploits, a presentation framed memento by his regiment of the Battle of Arras reunion, and a further framed photograph of the subject and fellow comrades taken on a BattlefieldTour in 1982 Peter Vaux, affectionately known as “Pal”, a 2nd Lieutentant tank-commander during the early part of WWII serving in the 4th Royal Tank Regiment with the BEF. His squadron was heavily engaged by a unit of German Panzer tanks in the Battle of Arras in May 1940, in which his regiment was decimated and himself taken prisoner. By some chance he was able to make his escape by killing his captor, thence evacuated via Dunkerque. He returned to active service in North Africa, serving under Montgomery with the “Desert Rats” in the 8th Army Corps, where he served with credit, following through with the allied forces to the invasion of Sicily and the Italian Campaign. Staying in the forces after the war he attained the ultimate rank of Brigadier, and contributed much to a continued involvement with his beloved regiment after retirement from the Army. He was awarded the OBE in recognition of his Services to the Military. (9) £100-150

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424* A WWII German Wehrmacht Tan and Water camouflage smock. A rare example made from herringbone material, made from the rarer herringbone material, number stamped inside right hand pocket flap ‘RB N8 0/1001/0212’ (1)

£700-1000

425* WWII - German Army. A Luftschutzissue steel helmet Czech Conscript pattern c.1939-45, painted in distinctive ‘Feld-grau’ with applied silver-winged transfer motif to front temple, complete with harness (1)

£100-150


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426* WWII - German Army. A Luftschutzissue steel helmet c. 1939-45, with distinctive raised beading pattern to circumference, original black-painted finish with applied silver-winged transfer motif to front temple, complete with harness (1)

£100-150

427* Mannequin. A good shop-window model of a young woman, c. 1970, with painted eyes, lips, finger and toe nails, naturalistically coloured, on circular base, 69.5 in (177cm) high (1)

£150-200

428* Mannequin. A female torso with good facial decoration, some flaking paint, 31 in (79 cm) high, c. 1970, together with shop advertising figure, possibly for Aertex vests, of composition construction with finely painted features, some old damages, 43 in (109cm) high (1)

£150-200

429* Mannequin. A good shop-window model of a young woman, c. 1970, with painted eyes, lips and finger nails, naturalistically coloured, with one raised leg, on stand, 71 in (180cm) high, some old damage (1)

£120-160

430* Propeller. Imperial Airways 'Hercules' DH66. A fine and large twobladed propeller from the aircraft type powered by Bristol "Jupiter" radial engines, c.1931, laminated hardwood construction with brass leading-edges and to blade-tips, variously stamped markings inscribed, "No. DH 5140/8, Issue 10, Jupiter VI, Bristol 550HP, May/31, ACG No. 22223, D9.75, P67, I.A.L. 178" (Imperial Airways Ltd), length 117 in (297 cm) The DH66 "Hercules" Class Airliners were of the bi-plane tri-motor design, of which 11 were delivered to Imperial Airways Ltd between 1927 &1931, and named after capital cities on their Inter-Continental Air-Routes. One of these named "Karachi" made the first flight to Capetown in December 1931, and the commenced the first "Air Mail Flight" in January 1932, thereafter establishing a regular scheduled service from

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London. Three of these DH66 machines from the I.A. fleet were sold off to the South African Air Force, then being the largest aeroplanes in the SAAF; the last one remaining in service until 1943. This surviving propeller, possibly from the aircraft "City of Karachi", which continued to fly the Cape route, but almost certainly from one of aforementioned trio, was discovered in 1969 as part of the décor of a very well-known local roadhouse called "Uncle Charlie's", situated close beside Baragwanath Aerodrome in Johannesburg. It was purchased by the last vendor in 1972, who returned to Britain in 1992, and remained in his possession until early this year (which commemorates the 80th Anniversary of its inaugural maiden flight). Full documented history of the aircraft type accompanies the propeller, together with an inscribed circular brass plaque to augment wall-display mounting. A rare surviving link to the romance of early Air Travel with Imperial Airways. (1) £2000-2500


431* Propeller. An unusual WWI period laminated twoblade propeller, constructed of mahogany, ash and walnut, possibly of French manufacture, the boss stamped IPC DG 70 DH2 100HP Monognome B20810, further stamped 46 and with inspection marks AID 162 and AID 21K and date stamp WD2.3.17, the laminates pinned for security, the boss with rebate stamped AMC 4093C, 97 in (246 cm) diameter (1)

ÂŁ1000-1500

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432* Propeller - Bristol “Cheetah”. An original propeller for the engine type much used for Avro "Anson" and others, c. 1940s, black-painted laminated wood construction, with yellow-painted taped tips, brass leading edges to blades, variously marked and stamped inscribed Cheetah X, Drwg. LA613C/6, L.H.T., D 7.33, P 6.96, R.1210, also marked US 'Star' motif & RS (Right Side) on twin-engined aircraft, such as the Anson, used extensively as a trainer with USAAF, 88 in (224 cm) (1) £350-500

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433* Propeller. A rare, possibly unique mahogany two-blade propeller, each blade with seven leading-edge brass protection strips, the boss 9.5 in (24 cm) deep, stamped Mercury IV S2 DR P3401 DIA 10-0 PIT 136 16259 and dated 12-5-32, further stamped with A.I.D. insepctor's punch marks, finished in the original chocolate over olive-green, 120.5 in (306 cm) diam. The origins of this propeller are obscure having recently been discovered by the vendor in a disused monastery in Italy. A Mercury IV S.2 engine was originally fitted to Bristol 'Bulldog' IIIA 7560 in March 1932. Other 'Bulldogs' were fitted with Filtonbuilt Mercury IV S.2 engines, seventeen of which were exported to Finland, as the 'Bulldog' IV A in early 1935. Finnish 'Bulldogs' were finished in drab olive-green and this propeller retains this colour beneath a dull-chocolate re-finish. To accurately establish the provenance of this fine original-condition propeller is a challenge. How it ended up in the roof of a monastery, only a long departed monk could say. (1) ÂŁ2000-3000

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Lot 435 detail 434* Propeller. A rare laminated mahogany Handley-Page HP.42 two-blade propeller, each blade with screw-mounted brass leading edge, arranged in nine sections including the tip, the boss stamped D.3600 P.3200 TN ??? 3784 A.C. 27825 B JAN/33, with other distinct markings Drg No. 1289/33 LH4T?? and HP 42, with ten mounting stud holes, the centre with rebate for shaft mounting, 14.5 in (360 cm) diameter, some old repairs (1)

ÂŁ1200-1500

435* Propeller. A rare Italian laminated walnut two blade propeller, the blades with brass tip protection and leading edge scallop decoration brass protection strip in three sections, the unusual boss 9 in (23cm) deep, with plywood skinned streamline cone fairing painted with red oxide, one blade stamped CA-114-Piaggio-7 370CV-D270-DIS N882 P156-203 DIS 504 with additional inspectors marks, the other blade stamped with the date 2-7-932 overmm020766 N882 RI-9-9-933 with similar inspectors marks, 106 in (270cm) diameter This propeller is in the style of those manufactured by the Airscrew Co. of Weybridge England and was designed by Dr. H. C. Watts. (1) ÂŁ1800-2200

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436* Propeller. A fine laminated walnut two-blade propeller, each blade with brass cap to tip, the leading edge pinned with scallop decorative brass protective strip, the boss stamped OCM No. 73 OCM over the date 20.6.927, further stamped CA73 ASSO 500 Diam 295 PAS 172 194 DIS 014, and finished in deep green over perhaps red with white branding, paint surface now aged with crackle finish, 116 in (295 cm) diam.

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£1800-2200

437* Propeller. A rare and exceptional early 20th century laminated red walnut (?) twoblade propeller, both blades stamped Paris, with Helice Deposse Maxima within an oval reserve, one face of the boss stamped N265 (twice) and B [Blériot?] on a small lead insert on one laminate, 101.5 in (258cm) diameter The boss of this propeller was originally drilled for eight stud mounting and later re-drilled for a six-stud mounting. The eight stud mounting was necessary for use with the Gnome 50ch., as used on the Blériot XII circa 1910. (1) £3000-4000

438* Propeller. An unusual WWI period Italian Flying School two-tone laminated walnut twoblade propeller, each square-tipped blade with Star and Bar school logo, the boss stamped I.F.V-U.6. I G.43. U.O.789 with manufacturer's stamp of T over M, also .U 74404 (x2) dated 28-5-18 and further stamped Esperi?ZA diagonally over the laminates, 108.5 in (276 cm) diam (1)

£1800-2200

439* Propeller. A rare WWI Ansaldo laminated walnut twoblade propeller, both tips with rivetted brass protected sheafing, one third of blade length refinished in deep green, the boss stamped D-2460 P250 and dated 18-6-17, 97 in (246 cm) diameter, together with a photocopy of an Ansaldo fitted with this pattern propeller (1)

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£1800-2200


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440* Propeller. A fine WWI period laminated walnut twoblade propeller, the tips finished in deep green, the boss stamped FB19788 FB above the maker's logo DTA and dated 23.8.1917, further stamped IF 250HP (IsottoFraschini) A D3000 P1550 and 1A 24-8-917 on one boss face, 118 in (300 cm) diam. (1)

£1800-2200

441* Propeller -Avro 504K Le Rhone. A fine early aeroplane propeller, c. 1919, of oak and mahogany hardwood laminated construction, stamped marked & inscribed Y503, 110HP Le Rhone, Type 504K, No. G1376 -N82, Dia. 2741, Pitch 2655, and Air Ministry Stamps etc, length 108 in (274 cm) (1)

£1200-1800

442* Propeller. A laminated mahogany light aircraft two-blade propeller, the boss stamped 3388 D66 P58, no other marking, the rear of each blade painted black, 66 in (167.7 cm) diameter (1)

£150-200

443* Propeller. A laminated mahogany square-tipped twoblade oil pump or generator propeller, 14 in (35.5 cm) diameter, together with a part two-blade laminated mahogany propeller, the boss stamped No. 1883 G681 N75, 36 in (91.5 cm) diameter, and an accident damaged Gipsy Major twoblade propeller dated Mar/36, 47 in (119.5 cm) long (3)

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£100-150


AVIATION MODELS 444* Airbus A-320. A fine and well presented static display 1/12th scale model by Space Models of this successful airliner, finished in the Sydney 2000 Olympics livery as used by British Airways, no registration letters, 54.5 in (138.5cm) wingspan, with chromium plated tripod stand, arranged to dismantle and be contained in fitted transit crate, 22.25 x 24.25 x 68 in (59 x 74.3 x 173cm), slight damage to starboard wing tip fin (1)

£400-600

Lot 444 445* Avro RJ85 ‘City Liner’. A fine wellfinished static display 1/24th scale model by Space Models, decorated in Lufthansa livery, the tail with code RO, the fuselage sides with registration D-AVRO and German tricolour, 43.5 in (110.5cm) wingspan, with chromium plated tripod stand, arranged to dismantle and be contained in fitted transit crate, 20.5 x 29.5 x 55 in (52 x 75 x 140cm) (1)

£300-400

Lot 445 446* Avro RJ85. A fine and well presented static display 1/12th scale model by Space Models, finished in the livery of AIR, no registration letters, 43.5 in (110.5cm) wingspan, with chromium plated tripod stand, arranged to dismantle and be contained in fitted transit crate, 19.5 x 29.5 x 53 in (49.5 x 52 x 134.5cm) (1)

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£300-400


447* Blackburn Monoplane. A wellconstructed flying-scale model, the fine-fabric covered balsa airframe with wiretensioned mainplanes, operating rudder and elevators, the strut-braced main undercarriage with rubber-tyred disc wheels, with tailskid, the forward fuselage and engine cowling finished in olive-green, the fuselage, main planes and tail section in clear dope, with dummy Vee-twin engine and simulated wood, 14 in (35.5cm), propeller, 55.5 in (141cm) wingspan (1)

£200-300

448* British Aerospace 146-100. A fine well finished static display 1/24th scale model by Space Models, North Feltham, finished in Company livery, the outer engine pods inscribed ‘new cool LF507 Fadec’, 43/25 in (110cm) wingspan, with chromium-plated tripod stand, arranged to dismantle and be contained in fitted transit crate, 20.5 x 27 x 51 in (52 x 68.5 x 129.5cm) (1)

Lot 447

£300-400

449* British Aerospace 748. A good static desktop display model by A.G.M. of Hounslow, Middlesex, 17.75 in (46.3cm) wingspan, with stand, in box, 16.5 in (42cm) wide (1)

£180-220

450* British Aerospace (BAe) ‘Jetstream 31’. An anti-submarine 1/24th static scale model by Space Models, an unusual, possibly unique, representation of the proposed development of this successful regional airliner, the composition air-frame with dummy engines, four-blade rotating propellers, various AS radomes and search radar attachments, finished in marine grey with black de-icing boots on leading edges, 26 in (64.8cm) wingspan, without stand, with transit crate 9.5 x 27 x 30.5 ins (24.2 x 68.5 x 77.5cm) (1)

Lot 448

£150-200

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Lot 451 451* British Aerospace ATP. A fine and well presented static display 1/12th scale model by Space Models, finished in Company livery, no registration letters, the engine nacelles with separate spinners and propeller blades, 98 in (249cm) wingspan, with chromium-plated tripod stand, arranged to dismantle and be contained in fitted transit crate, 30 x 42 x 92 in (76 x 106.5 x 233.5in) (1)

£400-600

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453* British Aircraft Corporation B.A.C. 1-11. A well built static desk-top model by Space Models Ltd., finished in the livery of British Midland Airways, 15.75 in (40cm) wingspan, on stand, in fitted wood case, 17.25 in (44cm) wide

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£150-200

454* British Aircraft Corporation, B.A.C. 1-11. A well finished static desk-top display model by Space Models Ltd of the 14.75 in (37.5cm) Englehard N270E, wingspan, with tripod stand, fitted box, 15 in (38cm) wide (1)

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£150-200


455* British Aircraft Corporation B.A.C. 1-11. A fine static desk-top display model by Space Models Ltd, of XX105 of the Blind Landing Experimental Unit at R.A.F. Farnborough, finished in the livery of the Unit as flown in 1982, 14.25 in (36.2cm) wingspan, on stand, in fitted box 15 in (38cm) wide (1)

457* Corgi Aircraft Models. A collection of seven boxed Aviation Archive models, comprising Avro ‘Lancaster’, Supermarine ‘Spitfire’ Mk1A, Short ‘Sunderland’ (B.O.A.C.), Boeing B.29 (x2), Boeing KC97L, and Heinkel He 111, all unused, as new (7)

£100-150

£150-200

Lot 455 456* British Aircraft Corporation, B.A.C. 1-11. A good static desk-top display model by Space Models Ltd of the 1-11 475, 15.75 in (40cm) wingspan, on stand, in box, 21 in (53.3cm) wide (1)

£100-150

458* de Havilland ‘Mosquito’. A fine polished mahogany ‘wind-tunnel’ type scale model of this famous WW2 aircraft, with fixed spinners, cockpit canopy, exhaust stubs, engine nacelles and tail planes with fin, the mainplane incorporating radiator intakes, the nose with simulated bomb-aimers window, 27.25 in (69.3cm) wingspan (1)

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£1200-1500


Lot 459 459* Douglas-0-2H AC28-153. A well constructed and unusual flying scale model, the fine-fabric and wood panelled airframe with fully working flying control surfaces, strut and wire-braced mainplanes, braced main undercarriage with rubber tyred wheels, tail skid, the fuselage with well-detailed pilots cockpit with instrument panel, the observer and/or gunner with model Browning machine gun, the engine cowling opening to reveal a large single cylinder four stroke engine driving an 18 in (45.7cm) diam. wood propeller, finished in U.S. Army livery of blue/yellow and unit badge and markings, 63.5 in (161.3cm) wingspan (1)

£1800-2200

460* Fairey ‘Firefly’ WB271. A fine flying scale model of this surviving example of a Royal Navy aircraft, the finely skinned wood airframe finished in the livery of the Yeovilton aircraft, with flying control surfaces, retractable undercarriage dummy pilot, exhaust stacks, and cannons, with four blade 24 in (61cm) diam. propeller and swivelling tail wheel, 76.5 in (194.3cm) wingspan (1)

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£700-900


461* Fairey ‘Barracuda’. A ‘free-flight’ model of Royal Navy P.9981, 24.5 in (62.2cm) wingspan, together with a model of Messerschmitt Me.262 V326, 15.5 in (39.4cm) wingspan and a ‘freeflight’ model of a Grumman Wildcat in U.S. Navy livery, 21.5 in (54.6cm) wingspan, each aircraft of tissue covered balsa frame construction, (some old damage) (3)

£100-150

462* Fokker EV5 (DVIII) code 001. A well constructed flying scale model, with working flying control surfaces, braced parasol mainplane, cockpit with pilot, control column and instrument panel and dummy Spandau machine guns, the braced undercarriage with rubber-tyred wheels, with tail skid, with simulated laminated 15 1/8 in (38.5cm) diameter propeller, finished in the livery and markings of Stefan Stec of the Polish Air Force who fought during the Polish/Russian conflict of 1919, 55 in (140cm) wingspan, some old minor damage (1)

Lot 462

£400-500

463* Gloster ‘Gauntlet’ K4087. A well constructed flying scale model of this popular inter-war R.A.F. expansion period biplane fighter, the fabric covered balsa wood airframe finished in all-over silver with R.A.F. Squadron markings of the period, with working ailerons, rudder and elevators, some cockpit details, strut and wire braced mainplanes, on braced main undercarriage with rubber tyred wheels and tailwheel, the dummy radial engine and Townend ring concealing a single cylinder miniature engine driving a two-blade 22 in (56cm) diameter wooden propeller, 67 in (170cm) wingspan (1)

Lot 463

£500-700

464* Gloster ‘Gladiator’ K1171. A flying scale model of this famous Royal Air Force biplane fighter of the late 1930s and Second World War, with wood airframe covered in tissue and thin sheeting, working flying control surfaces, cockpit with sliding hood and model pilot, dummy machine guns and Mercury engine concealing a single-cylinder glow-plug engine driving a twoblade, 16 1/8 in (41cm) diameter, wood propeller, the main undercarriage and swivelling tail wheel with rubber tyres, finished in all-over silver with red fin, 44.25 in (112.4cm) wingspan (1)

£700-800

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Lot 465 465* Hawker ‘Fury’ K2043. A fine flying scale model of this elegant inter-war interceptor fighter of the Royal Air Force, the fine-fabric covered wood airframe with fully operating flying controls, cockpit detail includes pilot with control column, when removed the engine cowling revealing a single cylinder engine driving a two blade 16.25 in (41.3cm) diameter well profiled composition propeller, the upper and lower mainplanes wire and strut braced, the similarly braced main undercarriage with rubber tyred wheels, tail skid, dummy pitot tube, gunsight and twin machine guns, finished in Squadron and R.A.F. markings of the period, 54.5 in (138.5cm) wingspan (1)

£1500-1800

466* Hawker ‘Harrier’ Display. An unusual Royal Navy aircraft carrier ‘skijump’ and ‘Harrier’ display by Scale Models International, comprising the forward ramp section of an aircraft carrier, suitably marked and with guard rails, the part hull finished in marine grey, together with two model ‘Harrier’ aircraft each with pilot, drop tanks and missiles, 6.25 in (15.8cm) wingspan, the whole ensemble contained in a transit crate, 18.5 x 28.75 x 50.25 in (47 x 73 x 127.7cm) (1)

£300-400

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467* Hawker Siddeley HS125-700. A static display model, maker unknown, with tripod stand, finished in multi-coloured livery, 23 in (58.5cm ) wingspan, with protective transit case, 10.75 x 28.75 x 28.75 in (27.3 x 73 x 73cm) (1)

£100-150

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468* Macchi 202. An attractive scale ‘freeflight’ model of this WW2 fighter of the Regia Aeronautica, the tissue covered balsa airframe finished in mottled desert camouflage, with squadron and national markings, three blade propeller and fixed lowered undercarriage, 21 in (53.3cm) wingspan, together with a free-flight scale model of a Junkers Ju. 87D, with three blade propeller, finished in all-over olive green, upper surfaces, pale-blue undersurfaces with unit and national markings of World War 2, 16.25 in (41.3cm) wingspan (1)

£120-150

Lot 471 469* Messerschmitt Bf.110. A flying scale model of this famous Second World War Luftwaffe twin engined fighter, the all-balsa wood air frame finished in Luftwaffe camouflage and markings, code M8+CP, with some cockpit detail including pilot and gunner/navigator, with three-blade propellers (lacks engines), moveable flying control surfaces, no undercarriage, 71 in (180.3cm) wingspan (1)

£250-300

470* Nieuport ‘Bébe’. A well built flying scale model, with doped and painted finefabric covered wood airframe, flying control surfaces, strut and wire-braced mainplanes, aluminium engine cowling, unfinished cockpit,the braced main undercarriage with rubber tyred wheels, with tail skid, the single cylinder glow-plug engine driving a two blade 14 1/8 in (36cm) diameter propeller, finished in Italian colours, 47.25 in (120cm) wingspan (1)

471* Parnell ‘Elf’, G-AAIN. A flying scale model, the fabric and wood covered airframe with fully operating flying control surfaces, two cockpits with windscreens, strut-braced mainplanes, the engine cowling opening to reveal a single cylinder engine driving a 18 in (45.7cm) diameter composition propeller, on wire and strut braced undercarriage, the wheels with spoke discs and rubber tyres, with tail skid, finished in green over cream with George Parnell ‘Elf’ logo, 72.5 in (184.2cm) wingspan (1)

£300-400

£400-500

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472* Scale Models. ‘Texaco 14’ Stearman biplane, Ertl Collectibles, 1995, together with Ford Tri-motor aircraft, by Eastwood Automobilia, 1995; Avro York (Dan Air) airliner by Corgi Classics, 1998; Lockheed Constellation (Briniff International Airways) airliner, by Corgi Classics, 1988, together four diecast models, in orig. manufacturer’s cardstock boxes, as new (4)

£70-100


473* Short S.C.I. A fine, possibly unique, exhibition standard static model of this pioneering aircraft by Westway Models, built to study the principle of vertical take off and transition to horizontal or level flight, and exhibited at Farnborough and other locations, with detailed cockpit including instruments, engine and flight controls, dummy Folland lightweight ejection seat, control column, four dummy Rolls-Royce RB 108 engines in the centre fuselage section for V.T.O., protected by a mesh guard, the forward propulsion engine within the rear fuselage section (not fitted), on tricycle under carriage the oleo’s protected by fairings, each u/c leg with twin wheels, finished in all-over lacquered silver with rivetting lines clearly shown, the delta-wing ailerons and rudder finished in day glow, the starboard mainplane and undercarriage unpainted showing the construction of the orthodox two-spar delta wing, with complex pitot tube, 73 in (185.5cm) wingspan, 91.5 in (237.5cm) long overall The design of this experimental aircraft began in 1954 under the leadership of FrankTaylor whilst the electronic research team was led by E. Lloyd Thomas. Two aircraft were ordered being XG 900 and XG 905. The airframe incorporated both manual and automatic control, the delta wing being of standard two-spar construction and five Rolls-Royce RBI08 engines were installed, four for vertical lift and one for propulsion. A helicopter pattern transparent hood and Folland lightweight ejection seat were installed. Building started in 1955 and XG900 was ready for engine running in December 1956. Tom Brooke-Smith made the first vertical take off and landing at Boscombe Down on 2nd April 1957. XG905 made its first tethered hover flight on 23rd May 1958. The first untethered flight was successfully carried out on 25th October 1958. Thereafter, XG905 went to Farnborough for extensive testing and at Bedford on 6th April 1960 carried out the first transition from vertical to level flight. The S.C.I. was first demonstrated to an amazed public at Farnborough in September 1960. In May 1961 a cross-channel flight was completed to Le Bourget, Paris. The pioneering work carried out by these two aircraft led directly to the establishment of V.T.O.L. aircraft. The fame of the Hawker Harrier is without equal. (1) £1700-2100

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474* Supermarine ‘Spitfire’ Mk IX. A well-presented static 1/6 scale model for display purposes of aircraft serial no. MH813 T-EA, with wing mounted cannons, glazed cockpit canopy, four-bladed propeller and tail wheel, finished in matt grey and green camouflage with R.A.F. roundels and fin markings, 74 in (188cm) wingspan (1)

£150-200

475* TSR-2 Interceptor Project. A rare possibly unique static desk-top display model (maker unknown) of a proposed interceptor version of this aircraft, with ‘swing-wing’ facility, possibly designed for the Royal Canadian Air Force as a replacement for the ill-fated CF-105, the underside of the fuselage fitted with four replica ‘Sparrow’ or ‘Falcon’ missiles, finished in all-over cream, with simulated cockpit glazing and pitot tube, the wings modelled in the ‘closed’ position, on stand with mahogany base, the aircraft 16.5 in (42cm) long, in wood carrying case 20.75 in (52.7cm) wide, no documentation (1)

Lot 474

£200-300

476* Vickers Gun Bus. A well-built and delicate ‘free-flight’ scale model, with tissue covered main planes and tail surfaces, lacks cockpit detail, finished in allover clear cream dope, natural wood struts and metal frame, the pilots and gunners’s cockpits sheathed in silver foil, with braced undercarriage and tail skid, 36 in (91.5cm) wingspan, together with a free-flight scale model of a Fairchild Model FC-1 with dummy Vee-Eight engine and compressed air driven, 5.5 in (14cm) diameter propeller, on braced main undercarriage with tail skid, 26.5 in (67.3cm) wingspan, some minor old damage (2)

£150-180

477* Wright Flyer. A finely built flying scale model, rubber band powered, the balsa airframe tissue covered, finished in natural dope, the two scale propellers painted grey, 17 in (43cm) wingspan (1)

Lot 475

£150-200

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MARITIME BOOKS, EPHEMERA, PICTURES & MODELS

481* Pocket Sextant. An early 20th century anodised-brass drum-shaped pocket sextant, signed Elliott Bros., London, with silvered scale, vernier and magnifier, with rack and pinion adjustment, pinhole sight with shade, the bayonet-lock cover forming the base, 3 in (7.6cm) diameter, contained in a lithographed ‘One Day Bee’ tin box (1)

478* The Mountbatten Medallic History of Great Britain and the Sea. Created and Issued by John Pinches Medallists Ltd., [1974], a complete set of 100 sterling silver medallions, displayed in plastic-covered countersunk mounts, five-per-page, complete with text, in four gilt-dec. dark green faux morocco binders, 4to (4)

£200-300

£150-200

482* Royal Navy. Ensign, stitched and with fitments for pole, 244 x 135cm (96 x 53 ins), together with a white ground forked flag with image of rampant lion with golden crown collar and chain, 275 x 168cm (180 x 66 ins), a few holes, plus a red ground flag with segmented white sun on blue ground to upper corner, stitched, 178 x 117cm (70 x 46 ins), a few holes, handwritten reference to G.H.G.(?) Japanese surrender of Hong Kong, 1945, to edge (3)

£70-100

(1)

479 Roskill (Captain S.W.). The War at Sea 1939-1945, 3 vols. in four, pub. HMSO, 1954-61, numerous folding maps and halftone illustrations, bookplate, original cloth, d.j.s, a little rubbed, 8vo (4)

484* Royal Navy - Ship’s Lantern. A good bulkhead/masthead safety lamp by J. Bulpit & Sons, B/ham dated 1941, heavy brass and bronze reinforced construction, windproof & weather-proof, triple-faceted lens format, complete with oil-reservoir, burner and control key etc., height 16 in (41cm) £100-150

£100-150

480* Fog Horn. An early 20th c. megaphone fog-horn by Simpson Lawrence & Co, Glasgow, c. 1920, tapered brass with nickel-plated mouthpiece, complete with lanyard rings (1)

£50-80

483* Royal Navy - H.M.S. Hood. Commemorative armorial plaque, c.1940s, cold-painted embossed relief in the form of the ship’s badge crest, together with a mid 20th-c. ship-in-a-bottle portraying a threemasted ‘Clipper’ vessel in full sail (2)

£70-100

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485* Ships badge heraldic designs. A collection of 145 heraldic drawings of ships badges and crests etc. by Charles John Ffoulkes, 20th c., mounted pen & ink drawings (inc. few partly hand-col.), together with twenty-eight b & w photographs of original carved wood examples, together with a few typed Ships’ Badges & Mottoes Committe related papers with Carles Ffoulkes’ ink stamped signature, each drawing approx. 19 x 14cm & smaller, contained in three modern ring binders, marked A-C Charles John Ffoulkes (1868-1947) was a British historian, and curator of the Royal Armouries at London. Ffoulkes attended Dragons School and Radley School in Shrewsbury. He attended St Johns College at Oxford, but left without a degree and went on to study art. He studied metallic artefacts in the Pitt Rivers Museum and the Ashmolean Museum and this focussed his interest on arms and armour. He was later selected as the Curator of the Armouries by his predecessor, Harold Arthur Lee-Dillon, and assumed the office on 1 January 1913. He played an important role in the British Arts and Crafts movement, and was an acquaintance of William Morris. He wrote extensively on medieval arms and armour. (3) £300-400

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Lot 490 489* ‘Diessen’. The Rhine paddle steamer with passengers and crew aboard and the Zeppelin airship ‘Bodensee’ above, watercolour heightened with white, 8 7/8 in x 23 in (22.5cm x 58.4cm), erroneously signed C. Bergen 21 (1)

486* Starting Gun. A late 19th-c. Military or Yacht-Club Regatta starting cannon, c. 1890s, nickel-plated bronze miniature cannon, machine turned bored stepped barrel, with drilled touch-hole, mounted upon a wheeled-swivel base-plate and mahogany stepped-plinth (1)

490* Imperial German Navy U-Boat ‘Oldenbürg’. On the surface with officers on the conning tower and scouting Zeppelin airship overhead, watercolour heightened with white, 8 7/8 in x 15.25 in (22.5cm x 38.7cm) with U-Boat drawing verso, erroneously signed Norman Wilkinson 18

£70-100

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487 Titanic. A group of approx. thirty newspapers and special supplments, 18th/20th century, including Titanic issues of Daily Graphic (20 April 1912), Illustrated London News (27 April 1912 (2 copies)), The Sphere, and The Graphic (4 May 1912), plus twelve Napoleonic period English newspapers and 20th century newspapers relating to the General Strike, train crashes, funerals, etc., some soiling and wear, mostly large folio

488* USA - Army-Navy “E” Award Plaque. A cold-painted embossed relief display plaque, c. 1940s, in recognition of “Excellence in the Production of War Equipment”, instituted by President Theodore Roosevelt to encourage support from Industry, which during the early 1940s represented only 4% of the US manufacturing-base assisting the war effort

(approx. 30)

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£70-100

£100-150

£70-100

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Lot 492

491* Lord Horatio Nelson. A set of three late 19th century chromolithographic prints, c.1890, depicting Nelson’s final journey to HMS Victory and the subsequent Battle Of Trafalgar on 21st October 1805, two of the views ( after Fred. R. Roe ) show Nelson walking through adoring crowds in the streets of Portsmouth and to the boat that would take him to HMS Victory moored at Spithead, the other (after W.H.Overend ) shows Nelson on the deck of Victory during The Battle Of Trafalgar at its height, each approx. 52 x 80cm, framed and glazed (3)

£150-250

492 Marine drawings. Dunn (Laurence), Sketch book of ships profiles, early 20th century, sixty-six pencil and watercolour drawings on twenty-four leaves of the side profiles of various merchant ships, many with a title and description of the vessel, one image excised, contents shaken and loose, orig. pubs. cloth boards, boards detached, lacking spine, oblong 8vo (1)

494* “Jenny Gray”. A cased diorama display model of the steam/sail trawler of Sunderland, well constructed with fine attention to detail, including full sail & rigging, deck-fittings, and appurtenances, with decorative and realistic ‘sea’ base, 20 ins (51cm)

£200-300

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493* “Golden Hind”. A late 19th-c. model of an Elizabethan Man-O-War, a representation of Sir Francis Drake’s Flagship, well-constructed of wood, the three-masted galleon vessel having full rigging with ratlines, circular crows-nests, cannons to upper deck, gun-ports to lowerdeck, and Royal Crest armorial to stern, hand-painted upper-works, shows some age-wear and minor damage to brittle cord rigging, mounted on wooden cradle-stand (1)

£100-200

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495* U-Boat. A well built model of mounted on a Gunther Prien’s U47, mahogany display base, together with a photographic framed montage of Prien and members of his crew, plus a printed history of Kriegsmarine Type VII U-Boats, the UBoat service and other relevant information (minor damage to model) (-)

£200-300


RAILWAY BOOKS, EPHEMERA & MODELS

Lot 499 496 Beamish (Richard). Memoir of the 499 Great Western Railway. Extension of Life of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel..., 1862, the Berks and Hants Railway, from eng. port. frontis., wood eng. plts. and Hungerford to Westbury with a Branch to illusts., endpapers renewed, orig. cloth laid Devizes, Plan and Section, I.K. Brunel, Esq., over recent boards, 8vo, together with Engineer, pub. 1846, twenty-one eng. plans Grinling (Charles H.), The History of the and sectional plts., closed-tear to plt. 1 with Great Northern Railway 1845-1902, new adhesive tape repair, few other plts. with issue, 1903, b & w port. frontis. and illusts., short closed-tears to margins, occ. marginal orig. cloth gilt, 8vo, with Manuscript dust-soiling, orig. cloth, slightly frayed to pocket book, An Engineer’s pocket book, edges and slight dust-soiling, oblong folio relating to engines, locomotives and (approx. 100cm x 48.5cm, volume rolled) (1) £200-300 railways, c.1838, 16pp. of manuscript notes & tables etc., remainder blank, contemp. 500 Measom (George). The Official vellum, lacking clasp, 8vo, and Vale (Edmund), The Track of the Royal Scott, Illustrated Guide to the London and SouthPart I (Euston to Carlisle), LMS Route Book Western, North and South Devon,Cornwall, No. 3, [1928], doule-page map, b & w and West Cornwall Railways. Including frontis. and illusts., orig. printed wrappers, Descriptions of some of the most slight wear, 8vo, plus other railway related Important Manufactories in the Towns on including, The Forth Bridge, Reprinted from the Lines, pub. C. Griffin & Co., [1864], wood eng. frontis., folding litho map (with “Engineering”, February 28, 1890 (approx. 20) £100-150 closed-tears to folds), wood eng. illusts. to text, upper hinge broken, orig. printed 497 Gifford (Colin T.). Decline of Steam, boards with later cloth spine, slight wear to 1st ed., Ian Allan, 1965, numerous b & w extrems., 8vo, together with The Official illusts. from photos, orig. cloth in sl. frayed Illustrated Guide to the Lancaster and d.j., oblong folio, together with Peck (Alan Carlisle, Edinburgh & Glasgow, and S.), The Great Western at Swindon Works, Caledonian Railways..., [1859], eng. frontis. and illusts., some dampsoiling and fraying reprinted, with Additions, 1994, numerous to fore-edge margins (with archival tissue b & w illusts. from photos, orig. boards in repairs), adhesive tape to half-title, orig. d.j., 4to, plus Bucknall (Rixon), Boat Trains and Channel Packets. The English Short Sea cloth with printed paper labels to covers, Routes, 1st ed., 1957, col. frontis., b & w slight wear to extrems., 8vo, with illusts. from photos, orig. boards in sl. Sampson (John, pub.), Phillips’ frayed d.j., 4to, and others of railway Excursions in Yorkshire by the North interest including Railway Clearing House, Eastern Railway, 3rd ed., York, c.1870s, wood eng. illusts., text-block split and Official All Railway Map of England and contents loose, orig. printed wrappers, Wales, 1940, and Official All Railway Map spine split and some worn, 12mo, plus of Scotland, 1941 (2 cartons) £150-200 three others (6)

£100-150

498 Great Eastern Railway Magazine, vols. 1-5, 1911-15, numerous b & w illusts. from photos and drawings, index to each, orig.(?) blue cloth, gilt-dec. spines, sl. rubbed, 4to, with other miscellaneous books of railway interest, mostly recent hardback publications, G/VG (2 cartons)

501 Fairbairn (William). Useful Information for Engineers; Being a Series of Lectures Delivered to the Working Engineers of Yorkshire and Lancashire, 1st ed., 1856, errata slip present, b & w illusts. to text, folding eng. plts. at rear, some spotting, orig. cloth, rebacked, 8vo, together with The Patent Journal, and Inventors’ Magazine, vol. 1, from May 30, 1846 to November 21, 1846, edited by Charles Barlow and Philip Le Capelain, folding eng. frontis., wood-engs. to text, fore-edge of pp. 11-14 closely shaved, just touching letters, contemp. half calf gilt, 8vo, plus The National Line. An Illustrated and Descriptive Guide to the Great Railways of England, and their Connection from the Continent, pub. Morton & Co., 1886-7, numerous wood-engs., commercial ads. both front and rear, a.e.g., orig. gilt-dec. cloth, a little rubbed on spine, 8vo, and others of railway interest, mostly late 19th/early 20th c. hardback publications (3 shelves)

502 Railway interest, mostly recent hardback publications, G/VG (3 shelves)

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£200-300

503 A similar lot (3 shelves)

£200-300

504 Ditto (3 shelves)

£200-300

505 Ditto (3 shelves)

£200-300

506 Ditto (3 shelves)

£200-300

507 Railway interest, all recent softback publications, guides and magazines, etc., G/VG (4 cartons)

£200-300

508* Railway videos. A large collection of commercially produced railway videos, all in orig. cases (4 cartons)

£150-200

£200-300

£50-100


510* Fishguard and Rosslare Railways and Harbours. Specification, Tender, Bill of Quantities, and Schedule of Prices, for Railways 18, 19 & 20, Fishguard and Rosslare Railways and Harbours Act, 1898, 101 numbered leaves, printed to rectos only, with contemp. manuscript diagrams and notes to blank versos, some pencil prices completed in printed columns, ownership signatures of Alex Richardson, orig. linen-backed printed wrappers, soiled and worn, folio, together with three pen and ink engineer’s drawings on linen, showing plans for the pier at Little Island, Waterford, for C. P. Fitzgerald, c. 1904, plus three further engineering drawings for a bridge and a railway station for F. & R. R. & H., plus four sheets of notes and a photograph (11)

509* Early Railways. Plans of railway carriages for 3rd Class Passengers, session 1845, ordered by the House of Commons to be printed, 27th June 1845, nineteen full page pen and ink technical drawings on linen, including one folding, all initialled G.H.S. to lower margin, each showing side elevation, plan and transverse sections for 3rd class carriages for various railway companies, including Arbroath & Forfar Railway, Brighton, Croydon & Dover Railways, Bristol & Gloucester Railway, Eastern Counties Railway, Great Western Railway, etc., the folding plans relating to the Lancaster & Preston Junction Railway, a little spotting and some damp staining, not affecting ink in the drawings or text, manuscript paper title and blank rear wrapper, both damaged, screwed mahogany spine, slim folio (33 x 22cm), together with an unrelated album compiled by J. E. Ousey containing sixteen tipped-in and loose silver print photographs of Caledonian Railway and other Railway engines, late 1890s, various sizes, contemp. morocco, oblong folio

£100-150

511* Steam Engines. A pair of albums containing approx. 300 corner-mounted b&w photos, c. 1960s, probably compiled by two different steam engine enthusiasts, both containing similar photos of moving and stationary engines, etc., mostly neatly annotated and dated on mounts, various sizes, mounted as multiples to a page and back to back on album mounts throughout, engines noted include Bahamas, Flying Scotsman, The Great Marquess, Mallard, etc., contemp. boards with spine ties, oblong folio (2)

£100-150

512* Travel Posters. Bognor Regis, Frequent Electric Trains from London (Victoria), British Railways, printed by Planet Displays Limited, together with Cooks Every Time, printed by Wills & Hepworth Limited, both c. 1950s, colour litho. posters, the first showing a woman in white swimming costume on orange background, small split to upper margin, the second by Percy Drake Brookshaw, showing a smiling young woman in closeup with one hand pressed against her head, both approx. 100 x 63cm (2)

£150-200

513* 0-0 Gauge. A collection of boxed GWR and BR locomotives, including ‘Hagley Hall’ (x2), ‘Pendennis Castle’, ‘Caerphilly Castle’, ‘Malmesbury Abbey’, ‘Hinton Manor’, ‘County of Northampton’ by Hornby, Airfix and Mainline, together with boxed train packs by Hornby containing ‘Nunney Castle’, ‘Sudeley Castle’, ‘Monlais Castle’ and the ‘County of Wilts’ and a boxed Intercity High Speed set, as new condition (a carton)

£100-150

514* Railways. A quantity of Gauge ‘00’ electric locomotives & rolling stock, various manufacturers by Hornby Dublo, Lima & including GWR Hornby Triang etc., selection of model locomotives, King George V, Wellington, Albert Hall, etc., also LNER tank loco by Dapol, and five others, plus three boxed display models ‘Mallard’, ‘Flying Scotsman’ and ‘Duchess of Sutherland’, a group of bogie-coaches by Lima and another by Airfix, some unused in original boxes (2 cartons)

£80-120

The 1844 Railway Act improved the quality of 3rdclass travel. The Act stipulated that all 3rd-class passengers should be carried in covered accommodation. The drawings here indicate how many passengers each carriage will carry and gives details of shutters and glass windows, etc. (2) £200-300

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515* Stationary Steam Engine. A vertical stationary steam engine, with single cylinder and flywheel, late 19th c., of brass construction, cylindrical boiler with three legs mounted on wooden base, includes spirit burner and brass funnel (for filling purposes), engine height approx. 28cm (inc. base) (1)

£150-200

516* Wren, Hornby Dublo, and other makers. A group of 2-rail electric, SR locos and rolling stock, including Wren 2073 Barnstaple and tender in lined green, slight wear to tender, Triang M7 0-4-4 tank in SR lined green no. 245, some front end damage, 2 Hornby Dublo Pullman cars, no. 74, and brake no. 79, one fitted Triang couplings, long wheelbase horse box in green, fitted Triang couplings, upper horse doors fixed, a Triang bogie utility van and two other coaches, all items generally good to very good condition (9)

£100-180

MOTORING BOOKS 517 Arnold (Horace Lucien & Faurote, Fay Leone). Ford Methods and the Ford Shops (Works Management Library), 1st ed. New York, The Engineering Magazine Company, 1915, X+440 pp., numerous b&w illusts. after photos, folding plans, etc., orig. maroon cloth gilt, rubbed and some marks, large 8vo (1)

£70-100

518 Bugantics. Bugatti Owners Club Magazine, approx. 33 orig. issues, c. 194657, in good clean condition, together with a framed original pencil-sketch of the Grand Prix Bugatti T35 owned by R.A. (Kellow Former Battle of Britain pilot) during the same period (34)

£70-100

519 Ex-Libris Raymond Baxter. A quantity of motoring and Aviation books, including “Silverstone 50 Golden Years” BRDC Commemorative book dated 1998, limited edition produced only for club members, numbered 52/1500 to Raymond Baxter,

contained in original hard-cover slipcase; together with “Bluebird - A dream of a Boat in Six Acts” (Martin Summers) presentation author’s copy to Raymond Baxter with letter of dedication dated 1990, also with “A Lifetime With Cars” (Rivers Fletcher) foreword by Raymond Baxter, and with author’s signed dedication to flyleaf; further with “The Complete Jowett Story” authors’ signed and dedicated edition to Raymond Baxter dated 1995; together with a further ten motoring-related titles and a quantity of Christie’s Auction Sales catalogues c1970s; finally with a group of aviation books including “Reach for the Sky” (Brickhill) 1st edition, and “Flames of Calais” (Airey Neave) author’s uncorrected proof edition dated 1972 (a carton)

£100-120

520 Jenkinson (Denis S.). “Motor Sport” Racing Car Review, 11 vols., 1947, 1949-58, b & w illusts., orig. cloth in d.j.s., some d.j.s. worn & torn, d.j. to 1950 volume torn with loss of spine and rear portion, oblong 8vo, plus a collection of six 45RPM record ‘Sound Stories’ by Stanley Schofield Productions, including 8th R.A.C. British Grand Prix Aintree 1955 & 9th R.A.C. British Grand Prix Silverstone 1956, Diamond Jubilee Brighton Run [1956], XVme Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco 1957, VingtQuatre Heurs Du Mans 1957, Mercedes at Oulton Park, 1958 and Grand Prix D’Europe 1958, each contained in original record sleeve (17)

£150-200

521 Motor Racing Scrapbook, No.3 The Story of E.R.A., compiled by John Lloyd & No. 5 The Bentleys at Le Mans, by J.Dudley Benjafield, pub. Motor Racing Publications, Abingdon, 1949 & 1948 respectively, b & w plts. from photos, both orig. spirally bound pict. boards, slim 4to, together with Aston Martin Owners Club Pub. The Aston Martin Manual, 1965 (2 copies), b & w illusts. and diags. (few folding), orig. qtr. cloth, slightly rubbed, 8vo, and Klemantaski (Louis & Frostick, Michael), Racing Sports Cars, 1st ed., Hamish Hamilton, 1956, b & w illsts., orig. cloth in d.j., slight fraying to d.j., slim 4to, and Motor Racing Circuits of Europe, 1st ed., 1958, b & w illusts., orig. cloth in d.j., slim 4to, plus Ullyett (Kenneth), The Book of the Bentley, 1st ed., 1965, b & w illusts., orig. cloth in d.j., oblong 4to, and Hays (Rex), Tibute by Trophy, 1st ed., 1958, b & w plts., orig. cloth in d.j., 8vo, with Grant (Gregor), Formula 2, 1st ed., G.T. Foulis, [1953], b & w plts., orig. boards in slightly worn d.j., 8vo, plus other motoring related (2 cartons)

£150-200

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522 Oliver (George A.). Early Motor-Cars, The Vintage years 1919-1930, 1st ed., 1961, col. plts., orig. boards in d.j. (closed-tear to upper cover of d.j.), together with English Sports-Cars, Early Motor-Cars Fourth Series, 1st ed., 1967, col. plts., orig. boards in price-clipped d.j., with Historic Racing Cars 1907-60, 1st ed., 1963, col. plts., orig. boards in d.j., and Early Motor-Cars 19041915, reprinted, 1962, col. plts., orig. boards in d.j., all oblong folio, plus LawtonSumner (Philip), Old Motorcars, Veteran & Vintage, 1st ed., Ariel Press, 1964, col. plts., orig. boards in glassine d.j., oblong folio, plus Cross (Roy), Early Aeroplanes 1907-18, pub. 1962, col. plts., orig. boards in d.j., oblong folio, plus Turner (Michael), The Motorsport Art of Michael Turner, 1st ed., 1996, full-page col. illusts., orig. boards in price-clipped d.j., slim 4to (7)

£100-150

523 Pomeroy (Laurence). The Grand Prix Car, 1906-1939, illust. L.C. Cresswell, 1st ed., 1949, b & w photos and illusts. incl. some folding, supplementary booklet in pocket at rear as issued, minor spotting to endpapers, orig. cloth in d.j., few short closed tears & slight fraying to d.j., 4to (1)

£100-150

524 Richardson (Mike & Sue). Dinky Toys & Modelled Miniatures 1931-1979, reprinted, New Cavendish Books, 1993, col. and b & w illusts., orig. orig. boards in d.j., oblong folio, together with Richardson (Sue), Diecast Toy Aircraft, An International Guide, 1st ed., 1997, col. illusts., orig. boards in d.j., folio, with O’Neill (Richard), The Collector’s Encyclopedia of Metal Toys..., from 1850 to the present day, 1st ed., 1988, col. illusts., orig. boards in d.j., folio, plus other transport related including public transport reports, Ministry of Transport Road Research Laboratory reports etc. (2 cartons)

£80-120

525 The Motor. Year Book, 8 vols.,195057, b & w illusts., orig. cloth in d.j.s., few d.j.s. slightly worn, 4to (8)

£80-120


MOTORING PICTURES & EPHEMERA 526* Bentley. 200 Miles Record, Millbrook, 1989. The Rebuilt 6.5 Litre Bentley-Jackson Special Breaking the United Kingdom, Class B, 200 Miles Record... , five vintage-style b & w photographs mounted as a single display, with handwritten title and captions in green ink, framed and glazed, together with Warwick (Craig), Graham Hill. B.R.M. P261/Monaco 1964, pub. 1996, and Jody Scheckter. World Ford WR1/Monaco, 1977, pub. 2001, together two coloured prints, signed in pencil by the artist and numbered 301 & 172 (of 499) respectively, image size approx. 33 x 55cm, matching wood frames, glazed, and two others similar (5)

£100-150

527* Ex-Libris Raymond Baxter Brockbank, Russell “Bertone & Brockbank”. A very scarce original presentation folio group of humorous cartoon prints by Russell Brockbank, c. 1970s, produced in conjunction with the famous Italian Automobile Styling designer Nuccio Bertone, seen through the eyes of the well-known illustrator; comprising nine black & white cartoon prints depicting production methods in the Italian designers factory; printed on art-paper and contained in decorative red car folder; together with a signed manuscript letter from the artist to Raymond Baxter inscribed “Dear Ray, at long last Bertone has sent copies of this thing to me. Sorry for the delay, but Eyetalians are murder over promises - Yours Brock!” (-)

£100-150

Lot 528 528* Gordon-Crosby (Frederick). Raymond Mays driving E.R.A. R.4D, watercolour and gouache, heightened with white, cartoon, signed by the artist in black and dated 1935, 10 1/8 in x 14 1/8 in (25.7 x 35.8cm), mounted, framed and glazed Provenance: Given by the artist to Raymond Mays who left the drawing to Peter Berthon on his death, thence to a private collector. Inscribed in pencil verso Iliffe, the mount inscribed in pencil by the [?] framer Mancruff 6603. Frederick Gordon-Crosby worked as an artist for the Iliffe press, proprietors of ‘The Autocar’. It is believed that this drawing has never been published. (1) £2500-3500

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529* Gordon-Crosby (Frederick). ‘Furious Action’, the 1905 Gordon Bennett race won by Thèry on his Richard Brasier, pen and ink drawing heightened with white, inscribed in pencil, Richard Brazier Winner and Cagno Fiat at base and Gordon Bennett above the artist’s signature to lower left, together with a companion pen and ink sketch signed by the artist lower right, both drawings 5.75 x 13.75 in (14.5 x 35cm), both framed and glazed as a pair (2)

£1800-2200


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530* May (Phil, attrib.). ‘The Smallest Car Wins’, pencil sketch in the manner of Frederick Gordon Crosby, of an incident during the 1938 British Empire Trophy Race showing Charlie Dodson in his Austin holding off ‘Bira’ in his E.R.A. inscribed in pencil, unsigned, with mount, 11.25 x 13.25 in (28.5 x 33.6cm) (1)

Lot 531 533* Panhard & Levassor. ‘Le Vrai Chic L’Auto’, a fine tipped-in colour print advertisement Coupe de Ville, another coachwork advert for Kellner & Ses Fils and a Lorraine-Dietrich, c. 1920, 17 x 11.75 in (43 x 30cm), framed and glazed, together with two L’Illustration adverts for Delage and Hispano-Suiza, circa 1925, 10.25 x 13 in (26 x 33cm), framed and glazed

£150-200

531* Montaut studio. Boillot winning the French Grand Prix, pub. M.Campion, Bois Colombes, 1912, hand coloured pochoir print, proof before title, slight mount staining, laid on later card, 340 x 720mm, mounted (1)

(4)

£200-300

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532* Nockolds (Roy). Bugatti T35 Prescott Hill-Climb 1951, an original lithograph print, hand-coloured by the artist depicting R. Kellow ascending the famous Hill-Climb course, pastel & watercolour, mounted in painted wooden frame with “Bugatti Blue” border, label verso ex-Rowley Gallery, Kensington (1)

£100-150

534* Campbell (Sir Malcolm, 18851948). An historic collection of press and other photographic images of this icon of the World Land and World Speed Records, approx. sixty-five images including Campbell with Lady Campbell and daughter Jean (Jan 23 1935), Campbell with various models of ‘Bluebird’ (including the model displayed at St. John’s Gardens, Liverpool, 11.10.35), Campbell with floral tributes and trophies, with his son Donald and Bonneville (9.4.35), with Emir Abdulla of Trans-Jordan at Brooklands (23.6.34), cockpit and other details, tyre trouble, with mechanics at record attempts, a few images made up for publication, and a few related press cuttings, together with a further fifteen images, various, including Captain George Eyston and his potential World-Speed Record breaker ‘Flying Spray’, John Cobb’s Railton special, ‘Thunderbolt’ under construction, Raymond Mays with the B.R.M. V-16 (15.12.49), various Brooklands aviation and other photographs, including Junkers type, etc., mostly images with printed captions verso, various sizes, contained in modern ring binder and plastic file (2)

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£100-150

£200-300


535* Isotta-Fraschini. A collection of glass-plate negatives relating to the I.F. D65 NAL auto-bus and others, together with a collection of glass-plate negatives of tram and railway carriage construction, the plates 8.5 x 11 in (28) and 7 x 9 in, 36 plates contained in four original cardstock boxes (4)

£100-150

Lot 531

536* Motor racing. A collection of twenty later photographic prints from motor racing images in the L.A.T. archive, b & w images include Stirling Moss (Rob Walker Lotus 18 Climax) in action at Station Hairpin Monte Carlo 14th May 1961, in which he came home in 1st position, image 390 x 380mm, together with an image of Tazio Nuvolari standing by his Alfa Romeo Tipo-B “P3“ at Coppa Acerbo, Pescara, Italy, 15th August 1935, image 230 x 278mm, plus an image of Graham Hill (BRM/Owen Racing Org.) celebrating his 1st position at the United States Grand Prix. Watkins Glen, New York, USA. 4th-6th October 1963, image approx. 280 x 280mm, plus others mostly British or Italian motor racing related, image dimensions ranging from approx. 240 x 290mm to 355 x 480mm, all images uncaptioned

537 Panhard & Levassor. “Voitures Automobiles et Bateaux”, a rare catalogue, c. 1899, illustrating forty-one varieties of vehicle or coachwork, the plates after the originals by L. Geisler, each illustrating, in elevation a sample viz Grand Phaëton, Cabriolet a deux fins, Petit Omnibus, Grand Omnibus, Duc, Mylord Cab Francais and others, also a Tramcar and Automobile Postale for the Chemin de Fer, with page of awards won at the 1878, 1897 and 1889 Exposition Universalle, orig. boards, gilt titles, oblong folio (1)

£400-600

538* Stanguellini. A publicity folder containing a motor racing coloured print after the original by the artist Mimmo Francia, inscribed “20 Luglio 1947. Firenze circuito delle Cascine, Vincenzo Auricchio, con la Fiat Stanguellini 1100, precede Franco Cortese con la Ferrari 125S”, image 9.5 x 12.5 in (24 x 31.5cm) together with a similar Stanguellini publicity folder containing a limited edition colour print (395/400) of the 1100cc Sport of 1947, 1st in class at the 1949 Mille Miglia, signed in pencil by the artist Millau (?), image 6 x 12.5 in (15.2 x 31.5cm), both prints with protective cover, both in blue folders 19.75 x 14 in (50 x 35.5cm) (2)

London Art Technical (L.A.T.) was the old technical drawing department of MotorSport magazine and first formed a photographic agency in the 1960s. (20) £100-150

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£80-120


Lot 540


Lot 539

REGINALD WILLIAM BARBER 1932 - 1999 Throughout his life Reg had a keen interest in all forms of transport, especially buses and trams from his local area of Paisley and Glasgow, and he also collected a large amount of material on railway and road vehicles. Reg was a founding member of the Scottish Tramway Museum Society (STMS) in 1951, and spread his enthusiasm for his hobby to many fellow transport enthusiasts, both young and old, making many lifelong friends along the way. Although he did not publish much on his subject, Reg contributed to numerous books and magazine articles on transport by generously sharing his knowledge and lending photographs from his extensive collection.

539* Tramcar. A well constructed scratch-built model of Glasgow Tramcar No. 506, made by members of the Strathclyde Regional Council YouthTraining Scheme at the HawthornTraining Workshop Centre in Possilpark in 1989, detail includes pantograph, destination boards with winders, drivers compartments with controls, upholstered seating, simulated sprung chassis and running carriage, finished in the livery of Glasgow Corporation, circa 1955, on baseboard with simulated rails, granite sets, 35 in (89cm) long With correspondence, photographs, postcards, and display plaque, together with a short biography of Reginald W. Barber 1932-1999, the Y.T.S. Supervisor for this model. (1) £700-1000

540* Buses & Trams. An extensive archive of postcard-size images of public transport tramcars and buses from the Edwardian era up to the end of the 20th c., comprising approx. 15,000 b & w and coloured images of trams, buses, coaches and a few other vehicles, the majority being reprinted images issued by museums and transport societies, plus commercial and private photographs, a few vintage and later postcards, etc., contained in six index-card steel cabinets, labelled variously ‘Glasgow Trams’; ‘Tramcars’; ‘Albion-A.E.C.’; ‘Leyland’s Alexanders Central S.M.T. Highlands’; ‘Bus Postcards’; ‘Western S.M.T. Kilmarnock’; Leyland Buses - Coaches (Spares)’; ‘S.M.T. Edinburgh’, condition mostly G/VG (6)

£700-1000

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541 Photographs and Ephemera. An album containing approx. 116 photographs of Isle of Man buses, c. 1927-1990s, comprising vintage and later images, mostly individual vehicles, mostly postcardsize, some coloured, all pasted to album leaves, modern padded plastic covers, square 4to, with another album containing approx. 120 b & w postcard-size photographs of buses and coaches, c. 1920s-60s, corner mounted in cloth-bound album, worn on spine, 4to, plus a good group of eighty vintage and later largeformat photographs of buses and coaches illustrating the different styles of coachwork, c. 1930s-70s, vintage and later, approx. 20 x 28cm and sl. smaller, contained in modern plastic ring binder, and a quantity of miscellaneous photographs and related ephemera (a carton)

£200-300

543 Jack (Doug). The Leyland Bus, 1st ed., TPC, Glossop, Derbyshire, 1977, numerous b & w illusts. from photos, orig. faux morocco boards (some wear to joints), in torn d.j., with a 1992 reprint of the same work, both 4to, plus Paul (Chas. C.), Sheffield Transport, 1st ed., TPC, Glossop, Derbyshire, 1977, numerous col. and b & w illusts. from photos, folding map at rear, orig. cloth in d.j., folio, and Birks (John A., Brittan, Yvonne, Dickie, Keith A.S. and Beethan, Tony), National Bus Company 1968-1989. A Commemorative Volume, 1st ed., TPC, 1990, numerous col. and b & w illusts. from photos, orig. faux morocco, gilt lettering to spine, in orig. d.j., thick folio, with other related hardback books and a large quantity of softback publications and booklets relating to buses, trams and other road transport, mostly G/VG (7 cartons)

(2 cartons)

(a carton)

£150-250

547* Mamod - Steam Waggon. Livesteam spirit-fired tinplate floor toy representing a Foden-type open truck steam-lorry, little used, complete with burner and filler-funnel etc, contained in original box & packaging (1)

£70-100

£300-500

544 Beebe (Lucius & Clegg, Charles). The Trains We Rode, 2 vols. (Alton-New York Central/Northern Pacific-Wabash), 1st eds., Berkeley, California, 1965 & 1966, col. frontis. to each, numerous b & w illusts. from photos, both orig. cloth gilt (a little damp marked), in frayed d.j., together with Beebe (Lucius), The Central Pacific & the Southern Pacific Railroads, 3rd imp., Berkeley, California, 1963, num. b & w illusts. from photos by Richard Steinheimer, pict. endpapers, orig. cloth in frayed d.j., plus Church (R.J.), Those Daylight 4-8-4’s, 1st ed., Omaha, Nebraska, 1966, b & w illusts. from photos, folding diags., orig. printed boards in sl. frayed d.j., all 4to, and others of American and British railway interest (2 cartons)

542 Photographs & Ephemera. A small collection of photographs of railway interest including two Victorian albumen prints, one of Barrhead Station and the other of Neilston ‘Low’ Station, c. 1860, each approx. 14.5 x 20.5cm, mounted on old album leaves, together with other miscellaneous photographs, including large-format images of American locomotives, a few Isle of Man commemorative stamps, approx. twenty commercially produced railway videos and a group of coloured prints and reproduction posters including three after Terence Cuneo, c. 1960s (all rolled)

546* Cars and Commercial Vehicles. A large quantity of toys and collectors’ models, mostly die-cast scale-models etc., including Dinky Toys, 1940s-1990s, Matchbox, Lesney, Models of Yesteryear, Corgi, Days Gone, Lledo, Vanguard, Matchbox, Spot-On, Hotspur etc, comprising contemporary and retro-issues, many unopened or contained in original boxes & packaging, a further quantity play worn and various conditions

£150-200

545* Buses, Coaches & Trams. A large quantity of toys and collectors’ models, mostly die-cast scale-models etc., 1940s1990s, including Dinky Toys, Matchbox, Lesney, Models of Yesteryear, Corgi, Days Gone, Lledo, E.F.E, Matchbox, Welly, Buddy L, Solido etc, comprising contemporary and retro-issues, many unopened or contained in original boxes & packaging, a further quantity play worn and various conditions (2 cartons)

£150-250

548* Model Railways. A good collection of mostly ‘00-Gauge’ electric trains, toymodels & rolling-stock etc, 1950s-1990s, comprising Hornby-Dublo: original issue die-cast “Mallard” and “Duchess of Atholl” locomotives with tenders, three tinplate bogie-coaches & guard’s-van, Hornby-Triang Railways: group of boxed Bogie-Coaches, Wrenn: ‘00 & H0-gauge’ GWR “Cardiff Castle” Steam tender locomotive, (unused in original box), Also with Bachman: “Santa Fe” Twin boxed set Locomotive and Auxiliary-Diesel Tender, “Centennial DD40X” locomotive, “Southern Pacific” & “Norfolk & North-Western” Class-J locomotives (all unused in original boxes), further with Rivarossi: a group of boxed locomotives including “Baltimore & Ohio” 4-6-2 steam locomotive, “Pennsylvania 4929” electric Double-Pantograph locomotive, “New York Central” 4-6-4 tender-locomotive, and “Union Pacific Giant” 4-8-8-4 tender-locomotive (all boxed); together with a further quantity of “Minitrix” miniature scale-model locomotives and rolling-stock etc, some in original boxes (2 cartons)

£200-250

£70-100

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MOTORING MEMORABILIA 551 Gordon-Bennett Cup. Mecredy’s Map of the Gordon-Bennett Course, and Districts between Dublin, Maryborough, Leighlinbridge, and Arklow, published at the Office of the Irish Cyclist, Dublin, [1903], colour printed map secionalised on linen showing the Gordon-Bennett race course route in green, minor soiling, 60 x 80cm The Gordon Bennett Cup was first held in France in 1900. The 1903 Gordon Bennett Cup was the first international motor race to be held in Ireland (racing was illegal on British public roads), the race being won by Camille Jenatzy of Belgium driving a Mercedes. (1) £70-100

553* Motor Cycling. A group of approx. thirty b&w photos, c. 1920s/1930s, featuring early motorcycles, races, etc., some with copyright stamps and marks to versos, occ. creases and soiling, together with a later group of twelve b&w photos of 1960s’ motorcycle racing, including four autographed pieces, approx. 20 x 25cm and smaller

549* Raymond Baxter - Monte Carlo Rally - British Motor Corporation/British Leyland. A group of original press photographs depicting various cars entered for Raymond Baxter from 1950s-1960s, including Austin Healey “Sprite” and others; mostly official press issues inscribed printed and stamped AC de Monaco etc, together with a further quantity of photographs relating to his entries with Rootes Group official entries, comprising original press photographs depicting various cars entered for Raymond Baxter from 1950s-1960s, including Sunbeam Talbot, Humber and Sunbeam Rapier etc; variously official press issues inscribed printed and stamped AC de Monaco etc. (-)

£100-150

£80-120

550* Raymond Baxter - Monte Carlo Rally 1958 - Aston Martin. A group of original press photographs depicting the DB2/4 MKIII entered and co-driven by Raymond Baxter, also including Baxter’s personal Monte Carlo Rally Competitors instructions booklet dated 1958, together with earlier factory press-release photographs depicting manufacture and debut of the new DB3 Racing Sports Cars featuring works drivers Peter Collins and Geoff Duke c1953; together with a further group of BBC still images depicting mockup pit-stop for Jaguar & Aston Martin, depicting Jaguar C-Type and Aston-Martin DB3S machines and driver personalities including Stirling Moss, Reg Parnell and others c1953 (-)

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£80-120

552* Mazda Lamps. A rare enamelled ‘Super Auto Lamp’ box, the door opening to reveal three compartments with two dividing shelves for various size car bulbs as fitted to American makes 1925-1935, the reverse of the door pasted with a label listing American cars of the period, Auburn to Willys-Knight and the correct bulbs required, the rectangular square-section box enamelled white over a blue ground, and original ‘Hampton’ padlock and key, on four rubber feet, with lock clasp and two wall hanging brackets for alternative display, 17 in (43cm) high overall (1)

£250-350

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554* Motor Racing. A group of twentyfour vintage b&w photos, circa 1950s, including images of Production Touring Race, Trophy Race, etc., and drivers J. M. Hawthorn, H. Schell, Stirling Moss, etc., approx. 14 x 20.5cm and smaller, many with ink name identification to margins, together with a group of forty-seven aviation photos, c. 1950s/60s, mostly small format, a few with details to verso, plus twenty-three misc. photos including two ballooning and three airship interest (approx. 90)

£100-150


555* Motor racing. A group of three original pre-war pressphotographs c. 1930s, featuring respectively Sir Henry Birkin at Brooklands in Dorothy Paget’s single-seater Bentley, Count Czaykowski driving his Bugatti at Monaco and George Eyston on the monster record-breaking Panhard-Levassor at Montlhery near Paris, each with typescript press-captions, two with “Central News” agency wet-stamps verso, largest 8 x 10 in (26 x 20cm) (3)

£40-60

556* Pillet (Charles). A fine silver-gilt metal plaque moulded in relief, with the figure of a diaphanous clad young lady, seated on a plinth beneath a tree, holding an oak leaf and other garlands, the plaque engraved ‘Meeting Automobile 1908 Prix Offert par la Ville de Boulogne-sur-Mer’, with indistinct Paris (?) essay marks and signed Ch. Pillet, 7.25 x 5 in (18.5 x 12.7cm), mounted on a red velvet backing with easel support, contained in the original red silk lined ease by Maison Desaide, E. Magdelaine Successeur 56 Quai des Oufèvres, Paris, in leather covered protective case, 11.25 in x 8 in (28.5cm x 20.3cm) (1)

£800-1200

557* Rallying. “Daily Mirror” World Cup London-Mexico Rally 1970 etc., a group of original competitor’s mementos for car No.99 Ford Cortina GT, including front Rally-Plate, poster for the event, two original programmes, regulations, rally-stage notes & instructions for competitors, photos & snapshots of start and other related ephemera, also with “Daily Express” London to Sydney Marathon Rally 1968 for car no 15 (Ford Cortina GT as above), regulations and instructions, original programme, pressphotographs, cuttings and related ephemera etc, together with a group of motoring books including Racing & Sports Car Design (Costing & Phipps) and Design & Tuning Racing Cars (Moss & Pomeroy), plus a large pre-war external rear-view accessory-mirror by ‘Desmo’ and a windscreen-fitting Rally Spot-lamp by ‘Helphos’ (a carton)

£80-120

Lot 556

558* Raymond Baxter OBE - BBC Outside Broadcasts. A quantity of motoring press-photographs and snapshots, c. 1950s, depicting “Television Trophy Trials” (which Baxter inaugurated), London-Brighton Veteran Car Run (Baxter participant), and with further press photos prior to Monte Carlo Rally, and related subjects etc. (-)

£80-120

559* Sizaire Fréres. A fine radiator cap mounted car mascot, in aluminium, well finished and signed J. Martel, mounted on a black ebonised stand, 6 in (15.2cm) high overall (1)

£300-500

560* Cars, Commercial Buses & Trams. A large quantity of memorabilia, c. 1940s-1980s, comprising radiator badges, mascots, embellishments & insignia etc, including AEC, Albion, Austin, Armstrong-Siddeley, BMW, Gardner, Guy, Jaguar, Mercedes, Leyland, Morris, Rover & Vauxhall-Bedford etc, together with a group of US State registration-plates, lapel badges & pins, driving-awards, key-fobs, postcards, brochures and sundry ephemera etc., plus a group of Coach & Tramwayrelated items including insignia, maker’s-plate, conductors cased ticket-machine, used ticket receipt-box, leather satchel and sundry items. From the Reg Barber Collection. (2 cartons)

£100-200

Lot 559

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THE WESTWOOD COLLECTION OF MOTOR RACING MEMORABILIA 563* Cigarette Box. A silver-plate writing desk slope rectangular cigarette box, the sloping lid applied with a plaque in relief of a 1930s sports-tourer on a trial and inscribed The Colmore Trophy Trial, further engraved A.C. Westwood 1935, 4.5 in (11.5cm) wide, together with four silverplate ashtrays, inscribed for the Lands End Trial 1956 and 1957 and 1st and 2nd Class awards for the M.C.C. Exeter 1953 Trial, each 3.75 in (9.5cm) diameter 561* Cigarette Box. A rectangular section silver cigarette box with engine turned decoration to lid and badge in relief for ‘Motor Cycling Club’ with armorials, the lid rising to reveal an adjustable cigarettelength compartment lined in cedar, Birmingham 1928, maker W.J.D., 6 in (15.2cm) wide (1)

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£100-150

£120-150

£120-160

562* Cigarette Box. A square section silver cigarette box with engine turned decoration to lid and badge in relief for ‘Motor Cycling Club’, with armorials, a crescent-shaped reserve below engraved Brooklands 1935 One Hour Trial A.C. Westwood Speed 64.63 M.P.H., Birmingham 1935, maker R. Spencer, London, 3.5 in (9cm) square

566* Ashtrays. A collection of five souvenir silver and chrome plated ashtrays, variously engraved for driving tests, rallies, autocross, and the B.R.D.C. 1957 driving test award presented to A. Westwood

564* Cigarette Case. A silver case with engine-turned decoration, the cover applied with a plaque in relief for ‘Motor Cycling Club’ with armorials, a crescent shaped reserve below engraved ‘Torquay Trial and Rally 1935 Team Prize (CARS)’, with gilded interior, Chester 1935, maker T&S, 4.5 in (11.5cm) long, together with a silver ashtray with similar plaque, engraved ‘Edinburgh Trial 1935, A.C. Westwood Car’, Birmingham, 1935, maker R.S., 4.25 in (10.8cm) square (2)

567* Trophy Cups. A decorative art deco style silver-plate cup, engraved on plinth ‘Butlin’s Brooklands Speedway Coronation Cup 1937 Winner’, 8 1/8 in (20.7cm) high, together with a silver cup engraved “Brooklands 1934 Five Lap Race, 1st A.C. Westwood”, Birmingham 1922, maker W & H SS Ltd, and another silver cup engraved “Brooklands Racing Club, 1938 Winner A.C. Westwood Presented by Colonel Lindsay Lloyd” on plinth base (3)

£150-200

£150-200

£120-160

Lot 563

565* Tankards. A silver plate one-pint tankard, engraved “J.C.C. Brooklands 1936 Driving Skill Race 1st A.C. Westwood (Fiat)”, together with an English Pewter tankard applied with a Light Car Club enamelled and gilt badge engraved ‘Brooklands 1936 Souvenir’ (2)

£100-150

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568* Bournemouth R.A.C. Rally 1934. A well made rally plaque of pressed white metal with armorials, fruiting vines and R.A.C. Badge in fitted silk and plush lined embossed leatherette covered case, 4 in (10cm) wide, by the Birmingham Medal Co. (1)

£150-200


Lot 569 569* Simms Hill Trophy. A bronzed metal plaque issued by the Motor Cycling Club for the 1935 Exeter Trial, in fitted plush lined case by Spencer & Co., London, 2 7/8 in (4.8cm) long, together with two J. C. C. bronze medals awarded to A. C. Westwood in 1934 and 1938 in original cases and a copper medallion dated 1927, in case (4)

£120-150

570* Coronation Scottish Rally. A fine silvered bronze and coloured enamelled plaque issued by the Royal Scottish Automobile Club, with view of Oban Bay in relief, contained in the original plush lined embossed simulated leather covered case by Alexander Scott, Glasgow, 4.5 in (11.4cm) long, together with a companion lapel badge (2)

£200-300

Lot 570

Lot 571 571* Scottish Rally 1939. A silver-metal and enamel lapel badge by A. Scott Ltd., Glasgow, together with a Scottish Rally 1935 lapel badge and two embossed circular dashboard plaques for the 1936 Torquay and 1937 Hastings rallies (4)

£150-200

Lot 572

572* Empire Exhibition Scottish Rally 1938. A fine silver plated bronze plaque, moulded in relief with “The Tower of Empire”, with enamelled decoration, flanked by Scottish Thistles, verso stamped A. Scott in original plush lined presentation case, 4 in (10.2cm) long, together with the companion lapel badge

573* Tankards. A silver-plated one-pint tankard applied with a Motor Cycling Club badge in relief with armorials, engraved ‘One Hour Trial Brooklands 1934 A.C. Westwood Car, Speed 65.59 M.P.H.’, together with a silver-plated tankard engraved J.C.C. Brooklands 1936 Second Two Lap Race “B” 4th A.C. Westwood (Fiat)

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£200-300

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£100-150


TOYS & MISCELLANEA

Lot 576

574* Collectors Models. A group of six 1/24th-scale models of pre-war classic motor cars by Franklin Mint Co. USA, including Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost, 1912 Packard Victoria, 1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom, 1935 Mercedes 770 limousine, 1936 Bugatti Ventoux Coupe, and Duesenberg Derham Tourster, all contained in original Styrofoam protective packaging, each with related documentation history (6)

£100-150

575* Collectors Toys & Model Cars. A quantity of modern diecast toys, c. 1980s, various makers including Lesney, Matchbox, Models of Yesteryear, Vanguard, Oxford Diecast, Solido, Days Gone, Showmans etc., mostly unused in original boxes (approx. 45)

£70-100

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576* Fairground Motorcycle. A rare cast alloy static motorcycle roundabout-ride totem, c. 1930s, well sculpted two-piece moulding representing a solo machine, having four-cylinder in-line motor with dummy-exhausts modelled with “Brooklands”-pattern silencer with fish-tail pipe, other detailed features include saddle, fuel & oil tanks, pillion with integral toolboxes, and low racing-style handlebars, bead-blasted to bare-metal finish ready for painting in traditional colours or to choice, length 40 in (100cm) (1)

£300-400


581* Toys & Models. A group of post-war tinplate & diecast toys and models, including small tinplate clockwork airship, tinplate Spitfire, Bugatti by Burago, and a quantity of diecast toys by Models of Yesteryear, Dinky Toys and other makers, some boxed (a carton)

Lot 579 579* Meccano Aeroplane Constructor Set No. 2. A good original boxed example of this scarce assembly kit, c. 1930, believed complete with various accessories and components including fuselage and wing-sections, radial-engines, propellers, struts, wheels, nacelles, nuts & bolts in original tinplate boxes, spanner and instruction manual etc; contained in original 577* FarmTractor Accessory Set. A good blue cardstock box, with decorative artwork pre-war tinplate clockwork toy tractor by applied front cover, (two-sides detached Mettoy Ltd., c. 1930s, decorative painted & from box-lid) lithographed finish, modelled on the early (1) £250-280 Fordson machines, complete with a group of farm implements including tipping trailer, hay-rake, grass-mower and disc-harrow, all in good clean condition (5)

£100-150

578* Indianapolis 500 “Agajanian Special”. A good 1 1/16th scale-model of the 1952 Indianapolis 500-Mile RaceWinning car, by Franklin Mint Ltd, superbly constructed comprising 180 separate components, with opening bonnet, engine & cockpit detail, movable-steering etc, driven by Troy Ruttman, then the youngest ever winning driver of the famous “500” event (1)

582* Tri-motor Aeroplane Floor-toy. A rare original toy monoplane, possibly by Hubley, USA, c. 1930s, cold-painted castiron construction with open-cockpit, pilots & radial-engines detail, and propellers that revolve from drive to wheels, silver-finish with USAAF markings, together with a later diecast aeroplane toy by Hubley, representing the Curtiss “Kittyhawk” fighter of WWII (2)

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£100-150

£50-80

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£100-150

583* Pub Sign. “The Star”, depicting an astronomer with telescope observing the heavens, an armillary sphere at his side, framed, 40 in (102cm) high 28 in (71cm) wide (1)

580* “Spirit of St. Louis”. A rare pre-war constructor toy representing the famous monoplane of Charles Lindbergh’s historic Trans-Atlantic Flight, c. 1930s, painted steel, nut-and-bolt construction having detailed radial motor with revolving propeller and wooden wheels, unknown maker, US origins, W/span 11 in

£70-100

£150-200

584* Pub Sign. “The Locomotive”, a double-sided hanging metal sign for Whitbread Brewery, depicting an early locomotive cut-out in relief, well painted landscape with train crossing a viaduct, 51 in (130cm) high, 42 in (107cm) wide (1)

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£600-800


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DAY TWO


MEDALS & DECORATIONS To commence at 11am 586* Naval General Service Medal 17931840, one clasp Syria (J. F. MacMichael, Naval Instr.), impressed naming, very fine, the medal is uncleaned and retains the original ribbon

585* The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, K.C.B. (Military), Knight Commander’s Breast Star, of white metal, centrally enamelled with three queen’s crowns in red and white within green and red enamel wreath with motto on blue enamel on a scroll beneath, probably circa 1960, reverse with fixings for a wearing pin but pin lacking, the central reverse disc, now fitted by a central screw thread and nut to a crude wooden backing, some minor damage to enamel (1)

John Fisher MacMichael’s appointment as Naval Instructor and Schoolmaster dates from 18th October 1838. The Navy List of that year shows only 11 holders of that rank and MacMichael was serving on H.M.S. Pembroke, a third rate ship of 74 guns which had been launched in 1812. The Reverend John Fisher MacMichael’s career followed an unusual path, only three years of which were spent at sea as a Naval Instructor (1838-41). Educated at Richmond Grammar School, North Yorkshire and graduated in 1837 fromTrinity College Cambridge. He became Master of University College London before shortly serving in the Royal Navy. Following his time at sea he returned to an academic life ashore as Headmaster of Burton Grammar School and then Ripon Grammar School. An Honorary Canon of Ripon, he died in 1871. (1) £600-800

589* India General Service Medal 1854, 3 clasps Hazara 1888, Samana 1891, Waziristan 1894-95 (...Sepoy Lalit Mal, 5th Ghurkha....), engraved in running script but rubbed and sepoy’s number and last word of inscription indistinct, replacement suspension retaining stud, top two clasps attached to Samana by old silver chain, scratches to field, good fine

£200-300

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£170-200

587* Baltic Medal 1854-55 (Capt. F Warden, R.N., H.M.S. Ajax), unofficially engraved in thin upright capitals, bruise to front edge at 6 o’clock, otherwise very fine (1)

£250-300

588* India General Service Medal 1854, 1 clasp Burma 1885-7 (3400 Sepoy Ganjadin Ram, 11th Bl. Infy.), engraved in running script, some small surface scratches otherwise very fine Lot 586

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£130-150

590* Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-59, no clasp (Alexr. Donaldson, 42nd Highlanders), impressed in upright capitals, small knocks to reverse edge at 8 oclock, good very fine (1)

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£300-350


595* Khedive’s Sudan Medal 18961908, 3 clasps, Abu Hamed, Sudan 1897, The Atbara (unnamed as issued), minor marks to edge, otherwise good very fine or better (1)

599* Queen’s South Africa 1898-1902, 4 clasps: Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith,Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (2495 Pte W. Reilly, Scottish Rifles.), extremely fine (1)

£120-140

£250-300

600* Queen’s South Africa 1898-1902, 4 clasps: Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (5206 Pte L. Mathieson, Ryl: Highrs:), nearly extremely fine (1)

£100-120

591* Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-59, no clasp (J Ferguson, 42nd Rl. Highlanders), impressed in upright capitals, edge knocks, good fine, the suspender now fitted with a brooch pin, ears somewhat bent apart (perhaps where a bar has been removed) (1)

£200-250

592* Afghanistan Medal 1878-80, no clasp (1139. Gnr. T.G. Pike. 14 /9th Bde. R.A.), engraved in sloping capitals, very fine, some scratching to field (1)

£170-200

596* Khedive’s Sudan Medal 1896-1908, 3 clasps, Sudan 1899, Gedid, Nyam Nyam (edge inscription in Arabic script), slight edge bruising, otherwise good very fine or better

601* Queen’s South Africa 1898-1902, 4 clasps: Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (4744 Pte G Carter, Durham Lt Infy:), minor edge bruising, very fine

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£350-400

597* Queen’s South Africa 1898-1902, 1 clasp Cape Colony (4022 Pte F A Willmott, A.O.C); 1914-15 Star trio (67640 Spr.. J. Foskett. R.E.), together with a 1939-45 Star, a France and Germany Star, German Medal, 4 enamelled Red Cross medals, and a small silver Victoria Jubilee medallion, the QSA very fine, the trio mounted as worn (-)

593* Afghanistan Medal 1878-80, no clasp (1181 Lce. Corpl. S Barlow, 15th. Hussrs.), engraved in upright capitals, nearly extremely fine (1)

£200-250

594* Khedive’s Sudan Medal 1896-1908, 2 clasps, The Atbara, Khartoum (4368 Lce. Corporal L.T. Bond, 1st. Royl.Warwickshire Regt.), slight bruise on reverse edge at 4 o’clock, otherwise good very fine (1)

£80-100

598* Queen’s South Africa 1898-1902, 4 clasps: Cape Colony, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek, South Africa 1901 (68431 Bomb: S. Lamb. 6th W.D., R.G.A.), a few contact marks in the field, very fine The WD refers to the Western District of the Royal Garrison Artillery. (1) £100-120

£200-250

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£100-120

602* Queen’s South Africa 1898-1902, 4 clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (5183 Pte R Salisbury, Cam’n Highrs: ), extremely fine (1)

£120-140

603* Queen’s South Africa 1898-1902, 5 clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (5180 Pte J Cribbes, 5th Lancers.), very fine (1)

£120-140


604* Queen’s South Africa 1898-1902, 5 clasps: Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Laing’s Nek, Orange Free State (327 Pte H W B Murray, Impl: Lt Infy.), extremely fine The Imperial Light Infantry was a South African unit of approximately 1000 men, raised in 1899. (1) £120-150

608* Empress of India Medal 1877, the silver issue of this 42mm diameter medal bearing the crowned bust of Queen Victoria on the obverse and her title in English, Urdu, and Hindi on the reverse, unnamed as issued, in purple leather case of issue, the lid marked G.C Adams, F.S.A., Sculptor, London, very fine This unusually large medal was issued at the Durbar known as the Imperial Assemblage in Delhi in 1877 when Queen Victoria assumed the title of Empress of India. In addition to this silver issue gold examples were given to Indian Princes and some high British officials. The medals were never officially named. (1) £400-450

610* Kaisar-i-Hind Medal George V, third class in bronze, the solid type of medal introduced in bronze for the first time in the reign of George V, cipher GRI to reverse, very fine Introduced by Queen Victoria for the reward of people of all classes and races who had performed public service in India. (1) £120-150

605* Tibet Medal 1903-1904, bronze, no clasp (Cooly Bandra Bir, S. & T. Corps), very fine (1)

£140-180

606* George IV Official Coronation Medal 1821, 35mm bronze issue with bust by Benedetto Pistrucci, good fine (1)

£80-100

607* George IV Official Coronation Medal 1821, 35mm bronze issue with bust by Benedetto Pistrucci, good very fine

609* Volunteer Force Long Service Medal,V.R. (1907 Clr Sergt. D. J. Clark, 4th V.B. Sco Rifles.), together with fob style shooting medal in 18Ct Gold (11gms, hallmarked Glasgow 1894) engraved THE CAMERONIANS around a star within a crowned thistle wreath, on the bottom scroll 4TH VOLR. BATTN., reverse engraved: Garroway Challenge Cup / C Company / 4th V. B. Sco Rifles / Colr. Sergt. D. J. Clark / 1894, both very fine or better, the medal toned

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611* Medal for the Prince of Wales’s Visit to Bombay 1921, the oval bronze medal 30mm wide and 55cm tall including the integral crest, obverse with the bust of the Prince, the reverse with the cast description of visit and date, very fine condition, the ring for suspension damaged and possibly a replacement The medal was given fairly sparingly to leading military and civil figures in Bombay where the Prince (later to be King Edward VIII) landed on his popular visit to India. One of the relatively few official medals to be found with a bust of Edward. (1) £100-150


613* A Perak and Egypt Group of Three Medals awarded to Royal Navy Fleet Surgeon R R Siccama, comprising India General Service 1854, 1 clasp Perak (R. R. Siccama, Staff Surgn., H.M.S. Modeste); Egypt Medal 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp (R.R. Siccama, Fleet Surgn. R.N., H.M.S.Northumberland); Khedive’s Bronze Star 1882 (unnamed as issued), together with matching miniatures, the medals are generally good very fine in condition, attached by remains of ribbons to a blue velvet ground in a contemporary frame (defective), together with copy paperwork, original obituary, marriage certificate, a photographic glass portrait of Siccama in uniform with medals, framed family armorial, armorial needlework banner, family tree, large framed photographic portrait, and other items Rinso Robert Siccama (1836-1900) was educated at King’s College London and appointed an assistant staff surgeon in 1857. He served on HMS Modeste as a Staff Surgeon under Captain Alexander Buller who was senior officer on the Straits Station during this campaign against disaffected Malays on the Perak River. During the Egypt War of 1882 he was landed in medical charge of the Suez Guard. He finished his naval career in 1890 when he retired as Deputy Inspector General of Hospitals and Fleets, having spent his last two years in the service in charge of the Royal Naval Hospital at Chatham. Siccama came from an old Dutch family and the lot is accompanied by a manuscript family tree dating back to 1520 (Stamlyst van het Geslachte van Siccama). (-) £900-1100

Lot 613 612* Wellington’s Peninsular Victories Medallion, obverse bust of Wellington with inscription HISPANIAM ET LUSITANIAM RESTITUIT WELLINGTON, reverse with inscription of battles of Talavera, Almeida, and Vimiera with dates around a central circle enclosing names and dates of the later battles of Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, and Salamanca, 27mm diameter, bronze, milled edge,. Together with a First World War Queen Mary’s brass gift box, card, small compass, penknives and several Red Cross nursing and other medals, brooches and badges, including a silver and enamel RAMC brooch marked Sterling and a similar brooch in unmarked yellow coloured metal and enamel, the medallion about VF, small area of enamel lacking to second brooch (-)

£80-100

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Lot 614 Coronation Medal 1911, George V, silver (unnamed); Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, Edward VII (Col. The Rt. Hon. G. Marq. of Breadalbane, K.G., A.D.C., 5/V.B. R. Hdrs., impressed in capitals); Royal Humane Society, small silver medal (successful) (The Marquis of Breadalbane, 6th December, 1888, engraved in capitals, mounted court style, a silver buckle to the ribbon of the last medal, a few contact marks, generally about very fine, together with a quantity of original and copied documents and pictures, including one Spy and one other coloured print, photographs and negatives, including ones of the Marquess in uniform wearing his medals and one of his full awards (including the Order of the Garter), a commissioning document signed by the 5th Earl (1836), copies of newspaper articles, awards, etc.

Lot 614 (part) 614* A fine group of six medals awarded to Gavin Campbell, 1st Marquess of Breadalbane, Brigadier General of the Royal Company of Archers, comprising: Jubilee Medal 1887 with clasp 1897, silver (unnamed); Coronation Medal 1902, Edward VII, silver (unnamed); Visit to Scotland Medal 1903 bronze (Marquess of Breadalbane. President St. A.A.A. engraved in capitals);

Sir Gavin Campbell, 1st Marquess and 7th Earl of Breadalbane (1851 1922) succeeded his father to the earldom and other titles in 1871. He held various important posts in the royal household and elsewhere, most notably as Brigadier General of the Royal Company of Archers (the sovereign’s body guard in Scotland), Lord Steward (1892-95), Keeper of the Privy Seal of Scotland (1907-22), Lord High Commissioner of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland (1893-95), Col and later Hon Col of the Highland Cyclist Battalion, Col of the 5th Vol Bn Royal Highlanders, Lord Lieutenant of Argyllshire from 1914, A.D.C. to King Edward VII. Earlier in his career he had served in the 4th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders and the Shropshire Yeomanry Cavalry. He was created Marquess in 1885 and made a Knight of the Garter in 1894. In

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1872 he married Lady Alma Imogen Leonora Charlotte Graham, youngest daughter of the 4th Duke of Montrose but died without leaving issue. The heroic rescue that earned the Marquess his Royal Humane Society award is recorded by the society (Case 24231) thus: ‘On the 6th December, 1888, a party of gentlemen were shooting in the grounds of Taymouth Castle, the Marquis of Breadalbane being one of their number. Two men named Jamieson and McLean were acting as beaters, and for that purpose went across in a small boat to an island in the River Tay below the bridge at Newhall. The river was in a flooded state, and the current running rapidly. A rope was attached to the boat, but somehow it became entangled, and was the means of swamping the boat, precipitating both men into the water. Jamieson, although an expert swimmer, had considerable difficulty, owing to the strength of the current, in gaining the shore. McLean, who was unable to swim, was carried down stream about 100 yards, and finally rescued by the Marquis of Breadalbane. It appears that immediately after the boat capsized, the Marquis stripped off his cartridge-belt and rushed into the river to McLean’s assistance, as did Mr. Robson, the Head Keeper; they were, however, unsuccessful, and both had a narrow escape.The Marquis on gaining the bank ran quickly down the river side, when he again plunged in, and after a severe struggle succeeded in catching hold of McLean, with whom he swam ashore. The river at that time was in spate (as it is called in Scotland), that is, high flood, and immediately below the scene of the rescue was a deep whirlpool surrounded by rocks. The rescue was rendered more difficult by the eddies and boulders. It may be said that the Marquis risked his life on each occasion on entering the river under the circumstances’. [Acts of Gallantry, Vol 2 by W H Fevyer]. (-) £3000-4000


617* Canadian Volunteer World War II group of four medals, comprising France and Germany Star, Defence Medal (silver Canadian issue),War Medal 1939-45 (silver Canadian issue), Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with maple leaf clasp denoting overseas service, mounted as worn, good very fine (4)

£80-100

618* World War Two Group of Four to a Bandsman, Welsh Guards, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal Elizabeth II (6895088 Cpl. J. L. O’Loughlin, W.G.), together with 2 copy photographs showing O’Loughlin playing the bassoon in the band in front of a Halifax Bomber, medals mounted court style as worn and polished, good fine (4)

£100-150

615* Naval 1914-15 Star Trio to Leading Seaman W J Bell, with Killed in Action Memorial Plaque, 1914-15 Star (D.1456. W. J. Bell, Smn., R.N.R.; British War Medal (L.S.); Victory Medal (L.S.), Memorial Plaque (William John Bell) in cardboard issue case, together with Continuous Certificate of Discharge, several related photographs, other ephemera, the medals and plaque extremely fine or better, toned and with original unused ribbons and two flattened boxes of issue William John Bell was born 1871 in Chester. He was a merchant seaman with the White Star Line serving throughout the world (the service book covers 1900-1914). He was serving on the armed cargo steamer SS Glow when it was sunk by a torpedo fired by U21 after leaving the Tyne on 22nd July 1917. (-) £150-200

616* World War One Pairs andTwoThird Reich Medals, British War Medal and Victory pair (143309 Spr. J. E Eldridge, R.E.) in boxes of issue; another pair (288853 Pte. J.E.Eccles, A.S.C.); two Third Reich Faithful Service Crosses (one gold and one silver), and a 1907 Lee Enfield Bayonet with bayonet and webbing frog (1)

£80-100

Lot 620 619* World War II Group of Three. 1939-45 Star, Defence and War Medals, bar mounted as worn, together with a group of six WWII regimental armorial badge motifs, including RAF, Royal Navy, Royal Sussex Regt, Army Air Corps, Royal Army Ordnance Corps and another for Royal Navy, each hand-manuscripted and hand-painted on vellum with card-backing, c. 1945-48 (1)

£50-80

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620* Framed Group of Six Miniature Medals to General Sir John Ewart, G.C.B. comprising Crimea Medal 185456, 4 clasps Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol; Indian Mutiny Medal, 1 clasp Relief of Lucknow; Knight’s Cross of the French Legion of Honour, Italian Al Valore Militare, Turkish Order of the Medjidieh, Turkish Crimea Medal (Sardinian issue), the medals are recessed into a velvet pad within a silver frame (hallmarked London 1909) with wooden back and strut, overall size 15cm x 13cm, contemporarily engraved along the top face of the frame MINIATURE MEDALS OF THE LATE GENERAL SIR JOHN EWART, G.C.B. all presumed to be unnamed but not removed from frame, extremely fine apart from the French decoration which has areas of loss to the enamel, ribbons very faded, glass with old diagonal crack General Sir John Alexander Ewart (1821 Bombay 1904 Langholm, Dumfries) was first commissioned into the 35th (Rl Sussex) in 1838, changing to the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders in 1846. By the outbreak of the Crimean War he was a brevet Lieut Colonel and saw service throughout that war, notably commanding the 6th Company of the famous “thin red line” at Balaklava. He later took part in heavy fighting during the Indian Mutiny. At the relief of Lucknow Col Ewart led the assault on the Secunderabagh where he was wounded severely by two sepoy officers whom he cut down when personally retrieving a regimental colour which he later presented to Sir Colin Campbell. Although recommended for the Victoria Cross for this act he did not receive it. At Cawnpore his left arm was shot away by cannon fire. He was made an A.D.C. to the Queen in 1859 and after commanding the 78th Highlanders, on promotion to General he was honorary colonel successively of the 1st Edinburgh Regiment, the Gordon Highlanders and the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Created KCB in 1887 he was advanced to GCB a few days before his death. (1) £800-1000


621* The Most Exalted Order of the Star of India, miniature breast badge of a companion (C.S.I), a gold example with the onxy cameo of Queen Victoria set within a pale blue ground with the order’s motto “Heaven’s Light Our Guide” in gold, 23x 25 mm, lacking the star suspension and the loop neatly filed away, reverse with an open pocket and fitted with a brooch fastening

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A high quality example of a miniature CSI suggesting an early award (the Order was introduced in 1861 and required 30 years distinguished service to India). (1) £300-400

624* WWII - Japan: Order of The Rising Sun. A sixth-class medal, after 1940, silver and enamel with red cabochon centre with ribbon, in hinged lacquer case of issue, condition VF, together with South African Engineering Corps. A trio of 1914-15 Star, British War and Bi-lingual Victory Medals, all awarded to Super S. Bell, all attributed and with a ribbon, condition VG, together with a signed receipt for the 1914-15 Star dated 21st December 1920

622* The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, dress miniature of a Companion (C.I.E.), 2nd Issue, post 1901, a gold example with intact red green and blue enamel, the sovereign’s bust encircled with the later title “Imperatricis Auspiciis” dating it to post 1901, pendant by fine chain from a gold brooch bar, extremely fine condition, scratched numerals to reverse 681 (1)

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625* WWI- Killed in Action (Mesopotamia). 1914/15 Star, British War Medal 1914/18 and Victory Medal 1914/19, awarded to 2.Lieut. H.A. Bradshaw. 112.INF. (on 14/15 Star), 2.Lieut. H.A. Bradshaw (on BWM & Victory), very fine

£250-300

623* The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, miniature breast badge of a Commander, Military Division (C.B.E.), an original silver gilt example with intact enamel, 2nd type (post 1936) with military ribbon (1)

£100-150

Lieutenant Arthur Huyshe Bradshaw of the 112th Indian Infantry was born South Farnborough, Hants and was killed at the age of 22 on the 19th August 1916. Copy paperwork. (3) £300-400

£30-40

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Lot 629 A previous owner purchased the sword at auction (Wallis & Wallis) several years ago when it was listed as being Reputedly the property of Thomas Masterman Hardy. We have no further evidence of its origin. (2) £300-400

Lot 629 (Detail) 626* A George III Sword by Woolley & Co. of Birmingham, circa 1790-97, the 79cm straight single fullered blade etched on one side with a trophy of arms, crowned GR cipher and a figure of Britannia and on the other with the crowned royal arms and the makers name on a scroll, the hilt with gilt brass guard of stirrup form pierced for a sword knot, with one plain langet and the other cast with a Roman inspired trophy of arms including helmet, breastplate, and fasces, the grip of knurled ivory, guard retaining considerable gilding, blade with some corrosion and chips to edges, age cracking and minor loss to ivory, no scabbard The sword is of non standard design but can be dated fairly narrowly by the form of the sword cutler’s name, only in use for part of the last decade of the eighteenth century; the general shape of the hilt is quite similar to the steel one of the 1796 light cavalry pattern although the cast langet is most unusual. (1) £200-300

627* An Infantry Officer’s 1796 Pattern Sword by Osborne & Gunby, the 84cm blade with typical line etching, with the maker’s name above the word Warranted, the hilt bound with original twisted silver wire, the brass guard of standard pattern with the rear shell guard folding, without scabbard (1)

£100-150

628* A George III period brass hilted Naval Hanger with reputed Thomas Masterman Hardy connections, the 76cm slightly curved single edged blade with straight back, the plain stirrup hilt of brass with downward curving quillon, the grip leather covered and bound with wire, the leather scabbard with three brass mounts, the upper two each with a brass ring and the mouthpiece further fitted with an oval frog stud, together with a late 20th century framed painted representation of the arms of Vice Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy (signed Alan Course), hilt with some evidence of service but perfectly sound, wire grip binding loose in part, extreme end of chape lacking, old tape repair to lower section of scabbard with three brass mounts, with oval stud and two loose rings for suspension, the mouth mount engraved within an oval Fearn, Sword Cutler & Jeweller to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, 43 the leather of the Lombard Street, scabbard worn and partly broken between the mouth and the central mount, vertical crack to the ivory grip A good example of this sword, identifiable as a General or Staff Officers pattern by ivory rather than fishskin covered grip and the lack of a grenade or stringed bugle above the cipher of the guard. At this period the German blades from Runkel of Solingen were very highly regarded by British officers and British sword cutlers sometimes used them. (1) £600-800

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629* A Good George III General or Staff Officer’s Sword of 1803 Light Company Pattern by Fearn of Lombard Street with a J J Runkel of Solingen blade, the 82cm curved blade with single broad fuller, the fort blued and gilt (about 90% preserved), etched with trophies of arms and on one side with the royal cipher of a crowned GR and on the other with the royal coat of arms, engraved J J Runkel, Solingen on the flat back of the blade, the gilt brass hilt with lion pommel, guard incorporating crowned GR cipher, in this case with additional engraved decoration, loose ring for sword knot, the grip of ivory bound with gilt brass wire, the leather scabbard with three brass mounts, with oval stud and two loose rings for suspension, the mouth mount engraved within an oval Fearn, Sword Cutler & Jeweller to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, 43 Lombard Street, the leather of the scabbard worn and partly broken between the mouth and the central mount, vertical crack to the ivory grip A good example of this sword, identifiable as a General or Staff Officers pattern by ivory rather than fishskin covered grip and the lack of a grenade or stringed bugle above the cipher of the guard. At this period the German blades from Runkel of Solingen were very highly regarded by British officers and British sword cutlers sometimes used them. (1) £600-800


634* A Victorian 1822 Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword, the 82cm single fullered blade etched with royal cipher and scrolling decoration, indistinct maker’s name at the fort, the three bar brass guard with crowned royal cipher, the blade somewhat worn, without scabbard

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635* A Victorian Rifle Regiment Officer’s Sword of 1827 Pattern, together with a Royal Engineer Officer’s sword, George V cipher to blade, in leather scabbard, a spare steel scabbard, a Victorian painted truncheon, and a mixed bag including BWM, Victory Medal and Defence Medal, bar mounted, first two named to Pte F. C. Driskell, 15 London Regt, 1939 military compass & another, Lusitania medallion, 4 Masonic gilt and enamel medals, two Victorian Rifles badges, spurs, buttons, etc., together with a quantity of military ephemera (ID cards, BEF items circa 194345 relating to Capt J G Saunders, RE), the swords with reasonable blades but the hilts and steel scabbards with considerable rusting

Lot 632 Lot 630 (Detail) 630* A George III General or ‘Staff Officers Sword of 1803’ Light Company Pattern by Dunderdale & Mabson of Birmingham, the 76cm curved blade with single broad fuller, etched with trophies of arms on one side with the royal cipher of a crowned GR, and on the other with the royal coat of arms and elaborate scrolling incorporating the maker’s name, the gilt brass hilt with lion pommel, the guard incorporating crowned GR cipher, loose ring for sword knot, the grip of knurled ivory, scabbard lacking, faint crack to one side of the ivory grip and small chips, blade worn through cleaning and now lacking the blued and gilt finish This example is identifiable as a General or Staff Officers pattern by having ivory rather than fishskin covered grip and by the lack of a grenade or stringed bugle above the cipher of the guard. The blade has a more than usually pronounced curve. (1) £300-400

Lot 633 632* A small early 19th Century Ivory Hilted Naval Dirk, the plain 16cm blade of flattened diamond section, the hilt of tapered chamfered ivory, the cast oak leaf quillons of gilt brass, with engraved brass scabbard terminating in an acorn finial and with single belt loop at the rear, light surface pitting to the blade, some old blackened cracks to the grip, hilt mounts retaining almost all gilding and some gilding remaining on parts of the scabbard (1)

£70-100

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£300-400

Lot 631 631* A Trafalgar Period Horn Handled Naval Dirk, the 37cm straight blade with flat back and single fuller, the hilt grip of horn with horn inserts, the cap, pommel and small guard of silver coloured metal, one decorative horn plate to hilt lacking, blade lacking tip, quillons probably shortened Although the stubby quillons suggest shortening by design or accident May & Annis illustrate a very similar arrangement (Plate 59) on a dirk carried by Captain John Cooke at Trafalgar and indeed Admiral Cornwallis’s dirk (plate 58) had no quillons at all and a similarly tiny guard. Contrary to the popular association of naval dirks with midshipmen they were often carried on board for convenience by senior officers. A standard pattern of dirk was not introduced until the mid 19th century. (1) £150-200

633* An early 19th Century Curved Naval Dirk, the 32cm plain deeply curved blade (curving about 10cm from the straight) of flattened diamond section, the gilt brass hilt with lion’s head pommel and the cross bar with acorn quillons, the grip of ribbed ivory, the cross bar struck beneath with a letter T, with black leather scabbard with brass chape and mouth with a single loose hanging ring, some pitting to the blade, screw thread into the lion’s mouth suggests there may have been a ring there, perhaps for a chain This curved bladed dirk, of eastern style, was probably adopted by some officers after the Egyptian campaign against Napoleon, at about the same time as the lion’s head was also introduced on naval swords. It is unusual amongst dirks for having a blade designed for cutting rather than a thrusting. (1) £300-400

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636* A gilt brass hilted Victorian Court Dress Sword by E Thurkle, Soho, London, the profusely etched 80cm blade with trophies of arms, the gilt brass hilt with single shell guard, the grip and stirrup bow of solid gilt brass with ball decoration, the black leather scabbard with gilt metal retaining almost all original mounts, gilding, bottom 8cm of scabbard and chape lacking, scabbard also splitting horizontally above the chape Edward Thurkle ceased to trade under that name in 1899. (1) £100-150


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637* A Presentation Victorian Royal Navy Warrant Officer’s Sword, the brass half basket hilt with crowned anchor beneath a Victorian crown, the brass plain stepped pommel with black fishskin covered grip, the blade engraved with crowned anchors on each side, leather scabbard with three engraved brass mounts, a presentation inscription from a Ship’s Company dated 26th July 1902 to the front of the scabbard mouth is heavily polished and indistinct, engraving to the blade very polished rendering the Devonport maker’s marks indistinct, small section of top of grip lacking and the grip binding probably a replacement The warrant officer‘s naval sword differs from that used by commissioned officers in having a plain stepped pommel rather than the lions head pattern and is less commonly encountered. (1) £200-250

638* A Victorian 1897 Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword of the 6th Vol Bn King’s Liverpool Regiment by Davies & Son, Hanover St, London, the 86cm straight single fullered blade etched along the fort with a Victorian crown above the regimental title on one side and the crowned VR cipher on the other, numbered along the back of the blade 100731, the steel half basket hilt pierced with crowned VR cipher, wire bound fishskin grip, with brown leather service scabbard, some surface rusting mainly towards the point of the blade, stitching to scabbard chape partly split This example has a light and narrow blade of levée style, just 2cm broad at its widest point.

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639* A Royal Artillery Officer’s Sword by W Bartels, London, circa 1900, the 86cm slightly curved blade etched with a field gun and grenade, standard three bar steel half basket hilt of 1822 cavalry pattern with black fishskin covered grip, brown leather service scabbard and sword knot, a few small spots of light surface rust to blade (1)

£200-300

640* A Victorian Cameron Highlanders Officer’s Dress Dirk and Belt, plain 28cm single fullered blade with semi saw edge back, the studded black bog oak hilt decorated with a highland bonnet and broadsword and with the usual ornate thistle decorated white metal mounts, the pommel surmounted with ‘cairngorm’, the scabbard similarly mounted, the mouth section with a Victorian crowned badge of regimental pattern, with matching knife and fork accompaniments each set with a similar cairngorm, overall length 44cm, retaining silver bullion decorated hanging loop, together with a matching waist belt, the clasp with regimental badge of St Andrew holding his cross, together with leather covered fitted box for the dirk The leather of the box worn and rubbed and lacking one end, the fitted box has a place for the Sgean Dhu (no longer present), a small replacement screw now in use to hold the pommel mount to the wood of the grip instead of the usual pin. (-) £1200-1500

641* An Edward VII Highland Officer’s Broadsword by Anderson & Sons of Edinburgh, the 82cm double fullered blade etched with the usual thistle motifs and on one side the crowned ERVII cipher and on the other with the crowned royal arms, the hilt with wire bound black fishskin covered grip, fitted with the cross bar hilt of the regimental pattern specified for the Cameron, Seaforth and Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, with brown leather service scabbard, some patches of surface rusting mainly to the plain parts of the blade, loss of plating to the hilt (1)

£250-300

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644* A Scottish Officer’s Broadsword by J R Gaunt & Son Ltd, London & Birmingham, the 84cm double fullered blade (numbered 15158 but the maker’s mark indistinct) etched on one side with crowned GRV cipher on the other with typical thistles and blank cartouches, the fish skin covered hilt with steel basket guard retaining buckskin and scarlet cloth liner, with leather covered service scabbard, light surface rust to parts of guard

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643* A Royal Scots Fusiliers Officer’s Broadsword by Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall, London, the 83cm single fullered blade (numbered 43595) etched on one side with the regimental grenade and title and on the other with St Andrew’s cross and thistle motifs, the fishskin covered hilt with steel cross bar guard of distinctive regimental pattern, scabbard of plated steel with two rings, some loss of plating to scabbard (1)

A very old official label, printed O.H.M.S. WOUNDED OFFICER’S KIT, attached to the pommel, identifies the owner as General Ian Hamilton, Gordon Highlanders but we have no other confirmation of this. Gen Sir Ian Hamilton GCB, DSO, b1853, served 2nd Afghan War, Nile, Chitral, South Africa, commanded Mediterranean Expeditionary Force 1914-15, Colonel in Chief Cameron Highlanders 1905-14 and of the Gordon Highlanders from 1914. (1) £350-400

£500-600

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651* An 18th/19th Century Horn Hilted Hunting Hangar, the 53cm blade with full length single broad fuller, terminating in a spear point and etched with trophies of arms and retaining small areas of blue and gilding, the brass hilt with shell guard cast with a stag, hoof quillons, stylized acorn finial and horn grip, without scabbard

Lot 648 645* A King’s Own Scottish Borderers Officer’s Broadsword by Hawkes & Co of Savile Row, named to R H Dodds, the 84cm double fullered blade etched on one side with the regimental title with castle above and a horse, the battle honour EGYPT and a sphinx below, beneath which is the officer’s name R H DODDS on a scroll, the other side etched with the crowned cipher GRV above a thistle, the fish skin covered hilt with steel cross bar guard of distinctive regimental pattern, the brown leather covered service scabbard with steel chape, one old repair to leather (1)

£100-150

647* A George V Infantry Officer’s 1897 Pattern Sword. The 80cm blade with single fuller, etched with royal arms and GRV cipher, stamped on the back strap London Made, steel half basket hilt pierced with royal cipher, with brown leather service scabbard and sword knot, some light pitting to blade (1)

£200-250

£500-600

646* A Cavalry Trooper’s 1908 Pattern Mark 1 Sword by Wilkinson, the 89cm single fullered blade terminating in a spear point, the back of the blade stamped P08 and with indistinct lettering (possibly 1 Dn), the dermatine composition hilt and steel guard now painted gold (1)

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£150-200

648* A scarce Gilt Brass Hilted George V RAMC Officer’s Sword of 1892 Infantry Pattern by C Boyton & Son of Clerkenwell, E.C., the 82cm blade with single broad fuller etched with crowned GRV cipher to one side and crowned royal arms to the other, the hilt of gilt brass, the half basket guard incorporating the royal cipher, wire bound white fishskin grip, with brown leather service scabbard and sword knot, retaining chamois leather lined foul weather cover, a little light surface rust to parts of the blade, the gilding to the blade still very complete and bright A rather unusual pattern of sword. When the RAMC was formed in 1898 it adopted an infantry pattern sword for its officers but never made the changes to a steel hilt. It was not until 1934 that the corps finally changed to the later pattern of 1897 basket hilt still in use in the infantry today. (1) £400-500

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Lot 649

649* An Edward VIII Royal Navy Officers Sword by Gieves, named to J. A. Rooper, standard pattern with brass solid half basket hilt bearing crowned anchor, lion’s head pommel, wire bound white fish-skin grip, the single fullered straight blade with spear point, etched on one side with ERVIII cipher and on the other with crowned anchor, brass mounted leather scabbard, retaining rather frayed sword knot The folding hilt flap engraved with the owner’s name J A Rooper. Few swords appear with the novel new cipher of Edward VIII, promulgated on 28th May 1936 and ceasing on his abdication on 10th December 1936. In 1940 Rooper was flying RNAS Skuas with 800 Squadron over Belgium and Holland. (1) £250-300

650* A George VI Royal Navy Officer’s Sword by Gieves, named to R. B. Rooper, standard pattern with brass solid half basket hilt bearing crowned anchor, lion’s head pommel, wire bound white fish-skin grip, the single fullered straight blade with spear point, etched on one side with GRVI cipher and on the other with crowned anchor, brass mounted leather scabbard, retaining rather frayed sword knot The owner’s name, R B Rooper, R.N., engraved on the folding hilt flap. Rooper is shown as seeing service in the Channel in command of a group MGBs in the 9th MGB Flotilla operating out of Ramsgate. (1) £250-300

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652* An unusual Steel and Horn Hunting Hanger, probably French, circa 1800, the 61cm straight plain blade of flattened diamond profile with spear point, the steel hilt with powerfully cast lion’s head pommel and quillons in the form of wild boars heads, the grip of vertically ribbed polished horn, most of scabbard lacking but the long steel chape with decorative shoe still present with a small section of leather (1)

£350-450

653* A Cavalry Sabre by Schnitzler & Kirschbaum of Solingen, the broad curved 83cm blade with single wide fuller, terminating in a spear point, stamped beneath the langets on one side S & K and on the other with an indistinct two letter stamp of which the second is a C, the leather covered hilt bound with brass wire and the sturdy steel stirrup guard with long langets, lacking scabbard Although most likely to be a Prussian hussar sabre (similar to M1721 model) renowned S & K blades were popular imports into other countries, including the United States of America and Britain. (1) £150-200


654* A Saxon Infantry Officer’s Sword by Matthias Müller of Leipzig, the 83cm straight blade with triple fullers narrowing to a spear point, engraved on one side of the blade Matthais Müller / Leipzig and on the other Eisenhauer / Garantiert, the fish skin covered hilt bound with brass wire, the brass half basket guard pierced with floral motifs and the coat of arms of Saxony, late 19th Century, without scabbard (1)

662* An Indian Pattisa Sword, 19th Century, the broad blade with typical swelling towards the point, decoratively inlaid koftgari panel on the fort, the steel hilt with circular guard and long pierced quillons, retaining blue velvet covered scabbard, the hilt with corrosion but retaining some original silvered plating, scabbard splitting and defective

£250-300

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655* A Brass Hilted Imperial German Navy Cutlass by Carl Eickhorn of Solingen, the 64mm unfullered gently curving blade stamped Carl Eickhorn, Solingen beneath the firm’s squirrel mark, the brass stirrup hilt cast as a single piece with ribbed grip and downward turning quillon, the leather scabbard with two brass mounts, the one at the throat engraved with a fouled anchor, the maker’s marks polished and worn but still legible (1)

£250-300

658* A Pair of Miniature Cavalry Lances, two small lances, 136cm overall, with polished bamboo shafts, steel heads and shoes, with British cavalry red and white swallow tail pennons and buckskin carrying loops, fine condition, white of pennon discoloured to a yellowish hue According to information from the vendor’s family these belonged to a cavalry officer serving in India and may have been used in connection with pig sticking. (1) £100-150

659* Two French Cavalry Troopers’ sabres, by Manufacture d’Armes de Chatellerault, seven bar steel basket hilt, composition grip, single fulllered 89.5 cm slightly curved blade, one with JH after the manufacturer’s name on back of blade, further struck B C in circles and C in a diamond, other side a star within a shield, no scabbards (2)

656* An Imperial German Artillery Officer’s Sabre, the 83cm slightly curved single fullered blade profusely etched on the forte with scrolls and trophies of arms, the brass stirrup hilt cast with lions head pommel, the guard with trophy of arms and a small iron cross, one langet with crossed cannon and the other with a blank shield, the grip of wire bound black fishskin, with blackened steel scabbard, one hilt fixing screw lacking, the other replaced with a stud, some wire to the grip loose (1)

£200-250

657* Partisan PoleArm, new wooden shaft (1)

£50-60

£150-250

660* Two French Cavalry Troopers’ Sabres Manufacture d’Armes de Chatellerault, seven bar steel basket hilt, composition grip, 89cm slightly curved blade, manufacturer’s name on back of blade, very similar to the preceding lot, no scabbards (2)

£150-250

661* IndianTulwar, 19th Century, curved 70cm blade, green cloth covered scabbard, together with another similar short tulwar and a British-Indian style cavalry sabre with brass guard and steel scabbard bearing VRI ciphers but of later manufacture (3)

£100-200

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£100-150

663* A North Indian Tulwar, 19th Century, the slightly curved blade with triple fullers, probably Sikh (1)

£100-150

664* A Japanese Field Officer’s KyuGunto Sword, 1939-45 period, the 64cm plain blade with single fuller, the brass bound white leather hilt with well cast gilt brass stirrup and pierced foliate small basket guard, the steel scabbard with single ring A previous collector’s label states that there are no factory marks on the tang but that there are Japanese characters on the hilt retaining screw. (1) £300-400

665* A Japanese Military Sword, Tang stamped Suya,Tokyo, Japan, 71 cm plain single fullered blade with waved watered edge, pierced brass basket hilt, the steel scabbard with a single ring, lacking pommel and covering to wooden grip (1)

£80-100

666* Royal Navy. A late 20th century copy of a Royal Navy Midshipman’s Dirk of standard post 1879 design, the 46cm blade engraved on one side with fouled anchor beneath an imperial crown and on the other with the royal arms, the grip of imitation white fishskin, with gilt brass quillons, wreathed crown anchor and steel retaining spring, the leather scabbard with engraved brass mounts A convincing copy for film or theatrical purposes. (1) £50-70


667* A modern copy of an Imperial Russian Pioneers Sidearm, 1827 Pattern, the 52cm blade (6cm broad at the fort) with saw back and spear point, cast brass hilt variously stamped with letters and the blade stamped indistinctly with letters and numeral 11 within a circle, leather and brass scabbard (1)

£200-300

668* WWII - Imperial Japanese Shin Guto Army Officer’s Sword, attributed to Chikugo Jumune Hiro made in 1943, multifaceted single-edged blade, decorative leather braiding over shagreen hilt, embossed-relief designs to bronze tsuba and scabbard mounts, painted-steel sheath, shows some age-wear (1)

£550-650

FIREARMS & MILITARIA

669* A Pair of Busts of Field Marshal Sir Colin Campbell (1st Lord Clyde) and General Sir Henry Havelock, the hollow base metal figures, painted gold, each 24cm high, half bust length on integral socles, Campbell facing half left and Havelock half right, minor chips to paint An interesting pair of small desk busts of the two most celebrated British generals of the Indian Mutiny period. Colin Campbell, Baron Clyde (1792 1863) served under Wellington, commanded the Highland Brigade in the Crimea and was c-in-c India during the Mutiny. Henry Havelock (1795-1857) rushed to India in 1857 from the Persian campaign and commanded the movable column from Allahabad, occupied Cawnpore and effected the first relief of Lucknow where he waited until Campbell arrived for the final relief. (2) £300-350

Lot 670 670* King Edward VIII, Signed Document, with Grenadier Guards related items. An interesting group of memorabilia relating to the Herbert family [Lord Treowen] of Llanarth Court, Raglan comprising: type face record of gratitude for taking part in the vigil over the body of King George V in Westminster Hall (23-28 January 1936) addressed to Lieutenant R. C. C. Herbert, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards on black edged engraved Buckingham Palace writing paper and signed Edward R I, in gilt easel frame; three quarter length photograph of Herbert (as a Captain) in full dress uniform holding bearskin, in a silver frame (16cm x 21cm, hallmarked Birmingham 1938); a framed photograph of King George V lying in state, 22cm x 17cm; a printed letter dated July 16th 1936 announcing new colours for the Grenadier, Coldstream, and Scots Guards, signed in facsimile and in a folding gilt frame; a framed printed address and picture regarding the death in action of Capt The Hon Elydor Herbert, only son of the 1st Baron Treowen; a framed photograph of a Grenadier Guards presentation ceremony, a silver vesta box (London 1880) engraved E.B.H. 17th Lancers, and a silver cigarette case (Birmingham 1885) engraved E.B.H. from M.C.D. 1886 and later inscriptions; and a pair of brass spurs The very short period of Edward VIII’s reign before his abdication makes documents signed by him as King much scarcer than those signed as Prince. Edward Bleiddian Herbert was commissioned into the 17th Lancers in 1876. (10) £300-400

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671* George III Silver Game Skewer engraved with the Badge of the 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabineers), hallmarked London 1791, maker’s mark WC, length 18cm, weight 26gms, of tapering flattened diamond form with bird’s eye reeded ring handle, engraved with the crowned garter inscribed CARABINEERS and VI DG within, slightly bent towards the point, usual signs of wear but generally excellent condition The 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers) were combined with the Royal Scots Greys as the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, the only Scottish regular cavalry regiment. Game skewers are much scarcer than the larger meat skewers. (1) £150-200

Lot 671


Lot 672 672* Naval Snuff Box. A Fine and Large George IV Silver Gilt Naval Presentation Snuff Box, hallmarked on the base and lid London 1828, maker’s mark IWG, dimensions 8.5cm x 6cm, depth 2cm, weight 226gms, the lid cast with an eastern hunting scene depicting two riders with spears hunting with a pack of hounds, the sides and base with engine turned decoration, the box engraved around the rim “Presented June 23rd 1829 to Capt. Saml. Price, R.N., by the young Gentlemen of H.M.S. Trincalo as a testimony of their high regard” and inside the lid the presenters’ names are engraved “H. Mann, N. Pipon, H Davies, W.

White, I Hutchins, G. Pritchett, R. Martin, R. A. Godson”, a little rubbing on the higher points of the casting but otherwise in excellent condition Trincalo would seem to be an engraver’s misspelling for H.M.S. Trinculo, a 16 gun sloop launched in 1809. A Naval General Service Medal with clasp for Basque Roads 1809 named to Midshipman Samuel Price was sold in London by Spink in 2005 and he (1793-1852) appears to have been the same officer as the recipient of this box. Price was not promoted to Captain until 1831 but, although only a Commander at the time of the presentation he may have been an acting captain or referred to as Captain by his midshipmen as he was commanding their ship. (1) £2000-2500

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673* A pair of Victorian Irish Silver Dishes Presented to the Cameronians by Lieut. T Turner 1859, each circular dish of shallow concave form with gadrooned border, approximate diameter 10cm, hallmarked Dublin 1859, maker’s mark LAW, one base engraved “Presented by Lieut J Turner, to The Cameronians, Dec 1859”, total weight 112gms, suffering a little from over enthusiastic cleaning in the past the regimental badge of XXVI within a crowned garter is still discernible in the centre of the front of the named dish together with the date 1859, traces only on the other

675* An unusual Continental Silver Spoon the handle cast as Wellington, in heroic pose and full dress uniform, overall height 27cm, import hallmarks for London 1896, maker’s mark of Bernard Müller, weight 158gms (1)

£150-200

676* An unusual Continental Silver Spoon the handle cast as Napoleon, in characteristic uniform and holding a telescope, overall height 27cm, import hallmarks for Chester 1898, maker’s mark of Bernard Müller, weight 190gms (1)

£150-200

Thomas Turner was commissioned into the 26th (Cameronians) Regt of Foot in 1855, appointed Captain in 1865, served in the Abyssinia Campaign, brevet Major 1877. (2) £80-100

677* An Officer’s Silver Pouch of the Denbighshire Hussars Yeomanry, the silver flap hallmarked Birmingham 1912 and applied with a large version of the regimental badge (Prince of Wales’ crest and motto), the pouch box covered with scarlet leather 674* Four Victorian Silver Dishes Presented to the Cameronians by Captain Crofton Bury Vandeleur 1899, each circular dish of shallow concave form with gadrooned border, approximate diameter 10cm, hallmarked London 1898, maker’s mark WG/JL, engraved on the base “Presented by Capt C B Vandeleur, to The Cameronians, Jan 1899”, total weight 282gms, suffering a little from over enthusiastic cleaning in the past, traces only of the regimental badge remaining in the centre

679* A Victorian Home Pattern Officer’s Helmet of the Dundee Highlanders, 3rd Forfar Rifle Volunteers, the green cloth helmet by Hobson & Sons, London, with white metal fittings, the helmet plate with the velvet backed central badge of St Andrew surrounded by the title Dundee Highlanders, 3rd. F.R.V., retaining chinscales, spike lacking but a good untouched example (1)

£300-500

A contemporary paper label within the box identifies the owner as Capt John D Rooper. He was promoted Lieutenant in Nov 1914 and served in France. (1) £200-300

Colonel Crofton Bury Vandeleur, D.S.O. (18671947) was born in India to a military family, joining The Cameronians in 1887 he served in South Africa, India, and in the Great War with distinction. (4) £200-250

678* A Victorian Rifles Busby by Hawkes & Co, London, the cork based skull with astrakhan covering, blackened metal lion bosses for the chinscales and cap lines hook, retaining purple silk lining with makers details in gilt “Hawkes & Co, Cork Patent, Sole Manufacturers”, overall height 17cm at the front and 23cm at the back, retaining associated black cap lines and contemporary linen protective bag, lacking the plume and holder, fur worn in places, a tin stretcher with a cross bar tightly fixed in the rim Probably Crimean period. (3)

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£250-300

680* A Fife Light Horse Trooper’s Helmet of 1871 Pattern, the white metal skull with distinctive bi-metal badge of the mounted Thane of Fife in full armour on a saltire on a Victorian crowned star, the regimental initials FLH in brass centrally imposed on a motto scroll beneath the badge, white metal chin scales and plume holder bosses, the plume of white horsehair, retaining leather liner and buff leather lining to the front peak, lacking most of the leather lining to the chin scales A remarkably untouched example of a trooper’s helmet.The Fife Light Horse only adopted this style of helmet circa 1896 replacing their previous black skulled helmet. (1) £500-700


682* Siam. A Dress Bicorn Hat and Officer’s Cross Belt Pouch, the black silk hat with ostrich feather fringe and pale blue silk cockade with silver lace and pierced gilt button, retailer’s name in Siamese to the lining, retaining japanned metal carrying tin, the pouch of pale blue leather with gilt bullion border and applied large badge in gilt brass of the royal arms, badge discoloured, ostrich feathers moulting a little The Napoleonic style of the bicorn is no doubt a result of the strong French influence on the country but the items are probably late 19th century. (3) £250-300

681* A Shropshire Yeomanry Cavalry Officer’s Dragoon Helmet of 1871 Pattern, the silvered skull with copper gilt mounts, the Victorian crown badge of a silvered hobnail cut star on elaborate backplate and centred with the regimental badge with title Shropshire Cavalry on a garter, large rose side bosses and plume holder boss, retaining chin scales, red and white horsehair plume, red leather skiver to front and rear peaks, and some traces of the original padded silk lining, original internal plume retaining device replaced with a modern fixing so that the helmet was able to be displayed on a stand

683* An Imperial German World War I Steel Helmet with Camouflage Paintwork, the paintwork seemingly original but rather chipped and worn, retaining rim for the liner, the interior with surface rusting and lacking the liner and chinstrap (21)

685* Third Reich Luftwaffe Drum Hangers and Badges, two side drum hangers cast with Luftwaffe eagle, swastika and oak leaves suspended by swivels from leather belt fixings. one stamped Fl.H. Kdt, Jever, the other I.I.I Flak L Regt, together with a pair of drumsticks, three Luftwaffe cloth badges, an Eastern Front Medal, two other German badges, a distressed armband, an Italian Fascist officer’s brass epaulette with mounted fasces emblem and an enamelled Fascist ONB lapel badge The vendor acquired these items from the Jever aerodrome in northern Germany after the end of World War II (13) £200-300

£150-200

A very good and original example of this helmet which has been in the current vendor’s family since it was worn in service. (1) £800-1200

684* A Third Reich World War II Luftwaffe Single Decal Steel Helmet stamped ck162/2823 on neck, retaining liner and chinstrap, some scratching and minor surface rust marks but a very good example with original blue grey paint (1)

£200-300

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686* WWII Wehrmacht. A Third Reich, Wehrmacht steel-helmet, c. 1940, original paintwork with single decal to left side, a war souvenir brought back by a soldier in 1945, together with three German embroidered military badges and three wartime-issue German bank-notes (-)

£100-150


Lot 687 687* Third Reich. SS dagger, 1930s, the blackened hilt with eagle and swastika device and SS runes, the blade etched with motto Meine Heisst Treue, the hilt and black japanned scabbard with nickelplated mounts (1)

£1200-1500

688* Third Reich - Deutsches Kreuz. A Gold Award badge dated 1941, silver/white metal deep-embossed relief with enamelled central swastika with gilt laurel wreath on red band, silver clasp stamped ‘1’ indicating principal maker’s mark by Deschler (1)

£1000-1200

Lot 687 (Detail)

689* Third Reich - Spanish Civil War Spanienkreuz. A gold award badge given to Luftwaffe Pilots during the conflict c. 1930s, gilt-bronze, pierced format with crossed swords & Maltese-pattern cross, stamped inscribed 'E' above clasp pin verso (1)

Lot 688

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£600-700


696* A Good Pair of Victorian Officer’s Artillery Brass Epaulettes, each epaulette with the badge of three cannon beneath a Victorian crown and with matching buttons, backed with velvet and with left and right fixing plates, traces of silvering to the scales (2)

Lot 705 690* Third Reich. A mid 20th c. German Civil police dress-uniform bayonet, c. stamped maker’s name Carl 1930s, Eichorn-Solingen and motif, nickel-plated steel blade with nickel plated bronze eagles-head finial to hilt-top, oak-leaf relief pattern to hilt, stag-horn handles with embossed relief eagles & swastika motif applied, hilt stamped PB355, with original leather scabbard having nickel-plated steel mounts, complete with leather belt-frog, blade length 13 ins (33cm) (1)

693* Victorian Helmet Plate of the 1st Fifeshire Artillery Volunteers, white metal plate of the royal arms with 1st above the field gun and the regimental title on the scroll beneath, three lug fixing, from a home pattern helmet, a little corrosion to the top of the lion (1)

£80-100

697* An Edwardian Officer’s Royal Artillery Waist Belt with Clasp by Hawkes & Co, Piccadilly, of standard pattern leather backed gilt bullion, with very high quality gilt brass snake buckle bearing motto Ubique, the side pieces in the form of crowned lions. Together with another similar buckle and a Victorian example, and a leather officer’s pouch with gilt badge in the form of royal arms (kings crown) with motto, the last three items without belts (4)

£140-160

694* A collection of 26 Cavalry Cap Badges, mainly circa WWII and later but including some restrikes, a good cast bimetal example of the 21st Lancers with imperial crown, (lugs lacking), together with 5 other cap badges, 2 Gloster shoulder titles and three other badges (36)

£100-150

691* Sultanate of Oman, Piper’s Banner, an air force blue cloth pipe banner of typical form, fringed with gilt bullion and emblazoned on each side with the royal arms of the Sultanate with an Arabic scroll beneath, approximate size 38cm x 50cm

£100-150

699* Two Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Copper and Brass Bugles, each with a brass regimental badge to the top and with tasseled cords, a brass bugle with Royal Artillery badge, a 1916 British 18 pdr shell case engraved with patriotic devices and scroll “R.E.F. Dvina 1919”, an RAF other ranks peaked cap and badge, 1950s, RAF Scottish Balmoral without badge The shell case commemorates the British Expeditionary Force supporting the White Russians at the end of World War I. (6) £100-150

£100-150

692* A Fettes College Edinburgh CCF Sporran, a sturdy leather sporran stamped inside WD 1951 applied with white metal badge of the College, with chain and belt together with a smaller leather sporran with white metal badges of thistle and St Andrew, with belt, small bee crest of badge lacking

695* A Victorian Officer’s Royal Artillery Pouch Belt and Pouch, the pouch with standard bullion royal arms, gilt metal field gun and lion’s masque, the belt with regulation pattern gold bullion and gilt brass buckle and grenade, some moth damage to the cloth on the back of the pouch but generally good condition and complete

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£30-40

£70-100

698* Royal Artillery Busby Grenade mounted white metal with king’s crown and white horsehair plume, together with 5 metal RA cap badges, 4 shoulder titles and a cloth and bullion RA forage cap badge, and a group of 12 mainly Victorian Artillery buttons (1)

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£70-100

£150-200

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700* A Large Bass Drum of the 6th Queen Elizabeth’s Own Gurkhas, the 73cm diameter drum painted in green and silver and decorated with the regimental badge with crossed kukris and queen’s crown and battle honours from the Burma War 1886-87 through the two World Wars with Gallipoli, Afghanistan, Chindits, etc., late 20th century, signs of use but perfectly sound (1)

£200-300


Lot 705 702* Major-GeneralThomas Dixon 18321918. An unusual presentation-award in the form of an oil table-lamp made by W.A.S. Benson, dated 1895, of beaten heavycopper with brass fittings and filler-cap, the reservoir inscribed “From the Shooting Members of the Pembury Archery Club - In remembrance of Much Kindness - August 1895”, the button-form milled-edged threaded oil-filler cap inscribed “W.A.S. Benson”; (reservoir and burner only) Of Historical interest on two counts. This surviving memento to Thomas Fraser Dixon, late of the Dorset Regiment, rose through promotion in Queen Victoria’s Army from Ensign to Brigadier-General. Highly praised in many quarters, his latter claim to fame was his introduction of “Khaki” uniforms issued to the British Army in the field during the Second Boer War, thereby improving concealment of troops, and far more practical garments worn in battle. This formerly high-quality item is further enhanced being fabricated by one of the leading figures in the “Arts and Crafts” Movement W.A.S. Benson . (1) £70-100

701* Bengal Lancers: Painted Plaster Figures used in the making of the Film The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (starring Gary Cooper, 1935), comprising a model of an officer in a full dress uniform of Kurta and Turban in yellow and blue, height 43cm; a flat backed figure of the head of the same officer in blue and yellow turban, height 30cm; a similar head of a younger officer, height 28cm; two similar but less detailed figures of Guardsmen (one Grenadier and one Coldstream) in scarlet tunic and bearskin, wearing packs, height 28cm, damage to the turbans of the two portrait figures but the two detached pieces present, these both provided with hooks for wall mounting

703* WWI Trench-Art. A wooden parquetry casket, having inlaid design motif to top representing the Union Flag of Great Britain, further matching inlay work to sides, together with a brass photograph frame having border decoration of .303 calibre bullets to sides & top, with inset photo of a British soldier of the Great War (2)

£80-120

704* Rhinoceros Hide Sudanese Parrying Shield, late 19th Century, of typical conical shape, the handle fixed with ornately decorated brass bosses, 27cm diameter, some minor damage to the edges Although usually used for parrying spear blows some of these animal hide shields were so hard that they are recorded as having provided protection from bullets during some of the late Victorian clashes in Africa. (1) £300-500

Lot 705 (Detail) 705* An East India Company Single Barrelled Percussion Carbine, circa 1840s, overall length 106cm, the smooth bored barrel of length 66cm with stud foresight and fixed rear sight, proof and view marks, the lock plate engraved with the lion crest of the HEICo, brass trigger guard with ring, the stock stamped with numeral 97, retaining swivel ramrod This type of carbine was used by regiments like the Scinde Horse during the Sikh Wars and continued in use during the Indian Mutiny. (1) £350-400

The uniform bears a strong resemblance to that of Skinner’s Horse who were known as the Yellow Boys for their distinctive yellow kurta. The portrait faces are detailed enough to represent two of the actors. In the film Coopers regiment was called the 41st Bengal Lancers. (5) £150-200

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707* Velo-Dog Pistol. A very rare small personal side-arm pocket-revolver, c.1914, 5-shot chamber approx .22 calibre short bullet pattern, centre pin, blue-steel frame with chequer-grip horn handles, fold-away trigger, variously marked and stamped no.10, cal. 6.35, continental crown and monogram “N” to chamber & frame, shows some age wear. Sold as collector’s item as ammunition now obsolete

706* Third Reich - Gestapo. A rare police officers’ dog-tag c. 1939-45, square-format, embossed relief bronze, inscribed “Geheim Staatspolizei, stamped No. 9228, Zentral Inspektion, Auschwitz (1)

£250-350

These miniature pistols were inaugurated in France in the late 19th c. by Charles-Francois Galand, as a defence for cyclists against attacks by dogs (many of which could have been rabid) known thereafter as “Velo-Dog” guns, and were also issued to Bicycle-Mounted troops in order to protect the riders from similar attacks in wartime. (1) £150-180

708* Very Pistol. A good Very-pattern flare-pistol by Webley & Scott, Birmingham, c. 1917, bronze barrel and frame with walnut handgrip to stock, variously marked, stamped and dated 1917, No. 72196 (1)

£100-150

709* WWII - Flare-Pistol. A rare small format signal pistol, c. 1940s, believed by Berridge Ltd, Molins No.1 MkV pattern short-flare snub-nose lightweight emergency distress pistol, gun-blued barrel and frame (1)

710* British Army Musket. A muzzleloading smooth-bore musket dated 1847, stamped "VR", having one-piece walnut stock with sliding-pin fixing, bronze buttplate, trigger-guard and ramrod-ferrules and fittings, lacking sling swivel (1)

Lot 711

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£300-350

711* British Army Musket. An Enfield pattern muzzle-loading smooth-bore musket dated 1863, stamped "VR", having one-piece walnut stock with steel clamp-fixing to barrel, bronze triggerguard, fore-end stock fittings and butt-plate (stamped 1804), complete with sling swivels (1)

Lot 710

£120-150

£300-350


Lot 712 712* WWI/WWII Lewis Machine-gun. A rare survivor used during both World Wars, manufacture dated 1917, the distinctive weapon with circular drum-pattern magazine made by Birmingham Small Arms Co under Lewis patents, inscribed to framestock, also inscribed Belgian patents dated 1914, working action, sold with deactivation certificate Almost certainly used initially by the RFC, as standard equipment for rear-gunner/observer, or on some fighters such as Nieuport & SE5A machines; later converted and modified, now configured with lightened skeleton frame, cutaway stock and crudely modified fore & rearsights, believed used by Home Guard unit for Coastal Defence Training during 1940s. A rare historical survivor from the Great War to "Dad's Army". (1) £4500-4800

713* WWI Wire Cutter. A rare original attachment for Lee-Enfield Rifle dated 1917, gun-blued steel, sprung-loaded cutterblades, complete with muzzle-end clamp, manufacturer's inscription C.H. Pugh Ltd, Birmingham 1917 (1)

Lot 713

£300-350

Lot 715

714* Cartoons by Gerrd. Seven original WWII pen and ink cartoons and caricatures signed Gerrd and dated variously between 1939 and 1948, approx. 33 x 45cm and smaller

715* Third Reich Combat Clasp. A Third Reich gold grade close combat clasp, late war issue, produced by FLL, in good condition and complete with original pin and hook fixing to the reverse, 10cm

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£70-100

£300-500

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716* A pair of Confederate Navy steel calipers, stamped ‘C.S.N. 1862’, approx. 9 in (23cm) long (1)

£100-150


717* General Gordon's Chinese Flag. A triangular silk flag believed to have been captured by General "Chinese" Gordon (1833-1885) from Taiping Rebels, c. early 1860s, with a dragon design hand-painted in black with some red and white detail still visible, slightly soiled and somewhat frayed, the long side approx. 7ft (210 cm), with a paper label of provenance loosely stitched to one edge, 'Jersey 1914, I, Lucy Gunton, bequeath to my grand-nephew Gordon JohnTrigg, this silk flag taken from the Chinese rebels by General (Chinese) Gordon & given to me by Mrs W. H. Anderson, a[n older] sister of the General's. The said flag not to be given away but always kept in the family (Aunt Lucy)', somewhat crumpled and contained in a first-world-war period cardboard parcel post box, plus a copy of 'Letters of General C. G. Gordon to his Sister M. A. Gordon', 1888, a few pencil marks and annotations at end of Queen Victoria's printed letter following the

preface identifying Mrs Anderson and Mrs Moffitt as Mary's sisters and Sir Henry Gordon as her elder brother, plus two separate manuscript inscriptions pasted to half-title, 'With Miss [Mary Augusta] Gordon's kind regards to her old friend Lucy Gunton, Southampton, October 16 '88', and 'To me the Scriptures[?] sparkles with Diamonds and is the most interesting of Books' in a second unidentified hand, two cuttings pasted in, orig. cloth, sl. rubbed, 8vo, plus related cuttings, an In Memoriam cabinet card of General Gordon, two cartes de visite of his father (one in military dress), one of William Anderson R.A. (nephew of General Gordon), one of a large urn, plus a photocopy of a carte de visite of Miss Gunton On page 216 of the 'Letters' Gordon writes to his sister Mary Augusta (1822-1893) on 25 January 1881: 'Now I want to ask you, Do you cling to the Chinese flags you have? - I do not mean those that have bullet holes. If you do, be honest and say so; if you do not, send them to me. Mrs W -

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- wants them for the Gravesend ragged school; she does not care for them particularly, so mind and be honest'. It is known that General Gordon did give three of these flags to the Gravesend Ragged School (established 1851, demolished 1955) in 1873 via his eldest sister Mary Augusta, who after her brother's death in 1885, donated three more. What became of the flags afterwards is not known. This flag would not appear to be one of those six flags. Mrs W. H. Anderson (nee Gordon, 1828-1899), who gave the flag to Lucy Gunton (born Jersey, c. 1835), married William Christian Anderson of the Royal Engineers in 1856. A recent additional note of provenance (which wrongly suggests that the flag was found with Gordon's body at Khartoum) notes that the recipient of the flag from Lucy Gunton, Gordon John Trigg, was named after the General. The flag has remained in family hands by descent until last year. Chinese flags on the field of battle were innumerable with different designs and sizes having many significances. The large size of this flag would seem to indicate that it belonged to a higher ranking soldier. (-) ÂŁ4000-6000


718* Lord Lieutenant’s full dress bullion fringed epaulettes with carrying tin. The silver bullion shoulder boards with a silver and gilt rose indicating a Lord Lieutenant of an English county, early 20th century, in orig. velvet lined carrying tin (1)

£150-200

Lot 723 721* Third Reich. A quantity of printed books and ephemera, c. 1939-45, including thirteen cigarette-card style propaganda albums, a few photographs, postcards, magazines, plus a Hitler youth identity card and a printed 50th birthday celebration booklet for Hitler formerly belonging to Reinhold Karallert, from April 1939, with supporting train tickets, etc. (a carton)

£150-200

724* WWII - Insignia. A German Nazi Party armband, 1930s, together with a pair of 'Hermann Goering Division' Private's collar tabs for a dress tunic, plus a pair of silver oak leaf insignia, all framed and glazed, as three separate items, the first two with contemp. pictorial insert, plus a pair of WWII gaiters, a small penknife and five gilt metal badges including one for the Old Coldstreamers' Association (11)

719* Muller (Hans, 1873-1937). A bronze bust of Napoleon, bronze head and shoulders portrait of Napoleon, signed on reverse, mounted on bevel-edged marble plinth, overall size 310 x 210mm (12.25 x 8.25 ins) (1)

£300-500

720* Schiavonetti (N., after H. Singleton). The Last Effort and Fall of the Tippo Sultaun, pub. Schiavonetti & Cardon, August 15, 1802, uncol. stipple-eng., some toning, image size 18.5 x 25.5 in (47 x 65cm), later gilt frame (damaged), glazed, together with two b & w printed portraits ‘Tulukan’ or ‘Kling Islam (Bazaar type Muhammadan, Madras Presidency, S. India)’, and ‘Pathan (A hillman Muhammadan, Punjab, N.W. India)’, both framed and glazed (3)

722* WWI. The West Yorkshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales’s Own), embroidered silk work sampler, depicting regimental flags and highlighting the major battles and campaigns, including Armentieres 1914, Neuve Chapelle, Somme, 1916-18, Ypres, 1917, Canbray, 1917-18, Vilers Brittonneux, Oys, Tardenois, Piave, Suvla, approx. 20 x 23.5 in (51 x 60cm), modern clip frame (1)

£70-100

723* WWII - Cigar Box. A Luftwaffe Commander's Geschwader 1 presentation silver cigar box, wooden lined case, silver marked on base '800' and maker's mark 'JF', presentation inscription to 'DEM 1 Kommander der 1/Lehrgeschwarder' in 1940, the lid showing winged diving bomb with squadron commanders' signatures (1)

£500-600

725* WWII - Militaria. A miscellaneous collection of mostly Third Reich related items, including a Third Reich gas mark in original box, a Third Reich DLV aviation bronze table medal, Stuttgart, 1936, a collection of three Third Reich medals, plus a group of documents and photographs relating to a Polish military officer in World War II and immediately after, a WWII British Information poster, plus five German books, four of which bear the ink stamp of the British Prisoner of War camp 801 (a carton)

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£200-300

726* WWII German Army Gas-Mask. An original Wehrmacht-issue standard pattern respirator, c. 1940, contained in original cylindrical ribbed metal canister-case, together with a military bayonet stamped inscribed No. 06517 to hilt mounting, with original steel scabbard-casing marked 22586 (2)

£70-100

£70-100

£70-100


Lot 727 727* WWII German M42 Wehrmacht steel helmet, field grey/green, with chicken wire attached for camouflage (one small break), three rivets, stamped air hole, leather lining and chin strap intact, stamped inside 1813 with handwritten name ‘Wilheim Wain’ (1)

£300-400

728* WWII USA Airborne steel helmet, field grey/green, with string netting for camouflage, interior lining complete with adjustable leather and canvas webbing, leather chinstrap (1)

Lot 728

MILITARY EPHEMERA, PHOTOGRAPHS & PICTURES 729 Baby Incendiary Bombs. Instructions for use of the Baby Incendiary Bomb, Air Ministry, 1918, title and 7 pp. mimeographed text of typed original, two full page b&w plates from photos, two tipped-in b&w illusts., a few manuscript corrections and one tipped-in typed paper slip, bound with related contemporary mimeographed and typed text with some original photos and b&w illusts., an autograph letter signed from Francis

£300-400

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Ranken to Lord Calthorpe, Air Ministry, Kingsway, 6th January 1920 to front pastedown, the letter referring to a factory at Roslin, Midlothian for which a panoramic b&w photo appears facing as a frontispiece, orig. printed buckram, sl. soiled, slim folio According to the Air Ministry letter 4.5 million to 5 million BIBs were made during the war at this secluded factory. (1) £300-500


732* Kings German Legion. Autograph letter signed from Colonel Augustus von Linsingen, Courtray, 1st June 1815, acknowledging receipt of a letter and enclosing a detailed state of the outpost duty of the 2nd Tsars under his command for the information of Lieutenant General The Earl of Uxbridge, one page, 4to, together with a related manuscript document showing a state of the outposts duties furnished by the 1st Tsars KGS, Taurnay, 1st June 1815, one page with integral blank

730* Boer War. An autograph letter in pencil from a British soldier named Guy, Cowans Farm, Mafeking, 5th June 1901, to Kitty, in full, 'Just back from a three weeks trek with Lord Methuen plenty of fighting & hard work sending you an autograph I got in a Boer house of the Boer General Lemmer [Hermanus Richard Lemmer, 1849-1900] it is a letter with a list of the men on the back who were drunk in the Boer laager when they were besieging Kimberley [Siege of Kimberley, 14 October 1899 - 15 February 1900] - keep it as it is valuable. The VC after Lemmer's name stands for "Veldt Cornett" or Field Cornet as he was then. In a great hurry. I nearly got pipped twice by the Boers last week, had to gallop like blazes. Don't much care if I do get hit as a matter of fact', with sentiment and postscript 'I got this letter from a Boer house of Coetzees at Kooranafontein [now Ottosdal] when we had a fight which I was looting - I also send one of Gert Otto's [Gerhardus Petrus Otto, after whom Ottosdal is named] with a lot of blood on it from the same place', 4 pp., together with the Lemmer pencil letter and list of names in ink to verso, dated 27/1/00, 2 pp., sl. split and frayed, with minimal loss, plus the letter from Otto, written in Afrikaans, Pretoria, 1899, 3 pp. with pen and ink facial doodle to blank page, somewhat soiled (including blood stains?), all 8vo (3)

731* East Yorkshire Regiment. An In Memoriam photograph album for Harold Robertson Pease, 1869-1937, a nicely presented album of mounted b&w photos including some cabinet cards and cartes de visite, postcards, snapshots, etc., mounted mostly as multiples to fifty-two pages with typed detailed captions mounted alongside, covering Pease's childhood, time at Westwood House, Beverley, hunting, service with the East Yorkshire militia, retirement, etc., some related cuttings, tipped in at front and rear, contemp. boards, oblong folio, together with a fair copy manuscript diary of R. A. Lawrence Kirk, from Riffhams, Danbury, Essex, c. 1888-89, containing details of a tour through Ceylon visiting plantations, in India visiting and dining with military leaders, with mention of Major Fitzherbert, Major Hutchinson, etc., meeting Sir Arthur Gordon, concerning a visit to the Pyramids, snipe shooting and other hunting, tennis tournaments, society functions and parties, etc., contemp. half roan, covers det. and spines deficient, 4to, plus two unrelated snapshot albums, one containing a snapshot of Amy Johnson in her cockpit, the other containing two snapshots of Harry Vardon playing golf in 1913 (4)

£150-200

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Both documents are from just before the Battle of Waterloo which took place on 18th June 1815. The 1st and 2nd Tsars Kings German Legion (KGL) were part of the 6th Cavalry Brigade under the command of Major General Sir Hussey Vivian. From the Cathcart collection in Hampshire. (2) £300-400

733 Macleod (Colonel Roderick, 18911984). A Secret Service Agent in South-West Africa. Ironside’s Story as told to me and from notes he left behind [1965], unpublished 61-page typescript copy with map, orig. linen-backed stiff wrappers, together with a second unpublished typescript titled ‘Great Battles Fought During the First World War - 1914-1918’, Flanders 1917, translated from German official history and General von Kuhl’s account, n.d., 67 pp. typescript copy, orig. wrappers, both with typed labels to upper covers, some spotting and soiling, folio, the first with autograph letter signed ‘Rory’ to Brigadier W. E. Duncan, dated 8 April 1965, written as a covering letter to accompany the book, plus copies of John Laffin’s Scotland the Brave and David Howarth’s Trafalgar, both inscribed by Rory to Brigadier Duncan and his wife Magda, plus a copy of ‘The Defence of Duffer’s Drift’, by E. D. Swinton, 35th thousand, 1927, with initialled inscription by Duncan to upper cover, plus a related invitation card (7)

£100-150


Lot 734 734* Military Crests. An album containing 243 watercolour designs for military crests and badges by Ortner & Houle, 3 St. James's Street, London, c. 1880s, each miniature design (approx. 3cm and sl. smaller) executed on engraved company white card, pasted or tipped-in as multiples to album leaf rectos with some overlaps, neatly captioned along upper margins of all fifty-one pages, 3 pp. manuscript index at front, a little dust soiling throughout, contemp. half morocco, soiled and some wear, oblong folio Contains designs for Regiments including Black Watch, Dragoon Guards (various), Hussars, Lancers, etc. It seems likely that, while the Ortner & Houle cards have been used throughout that, all designs after page 37 are executed after the 1880s, including, as it does, designs for Machine Gun Section, Royal Flying Corps, Navy badges, Dental Corps, Military Police, etc. (1) £300-400

735 Military Ephemera. A collection of reports and documents relating to missiles, bombs, materials etc., 1940’s-60’s, including Atomic Bomb as a Weapon and Impact of New Weapons on War, by Dr. Bernard Brodie, Presented at the National War College, Washington, 6 September, 1946; Selected Listings from a Forthcoming Bibliography on German Research on Guided Missiles, April, 1946; Pressure Recovery in Missiles with Reaction Propulsion at High Supersonic Speeds (The Efficiency of Shock-Diffusors) by Oswatitsch, Air Materiel Command, June 1946; three United States Strategic Bombing Survey (European War) reports, 1945; An Evaluation of Defensive Measures Taken to Protect Heavy Bombers from Loss and Damage Since the Begining of Operations in the European Theater, by James H. Doolittle , Lt.-Gen, U.S.A. Commanding, November 1944; Organization and Administration of German Research in World War II, by Leslie E. Simon, Colonel, Ordnance Dept., U.S. Army Director, Ballistic Research Laboratories, 1947; Aerodynamic Forces and Streamline Phenomena for Self Propelled Missiles (Reprint of Ordnance Department Report No. 1010/2, by Kaiser William Institute for Fluid Flow Research, Gottingen, June, 1946 and Design Specification for 90mm Mecar Light Gun System, August, 1968

736 Military Ephemera. A collection of German reports, documents etc., 1930’s-40’s, mainly relating to the Luftwaffe and ballistics, including Handelsschiffskunde/Hafenkunde, Der Oberbefehlshaber der Luftwaffe, August, 1940; Die Arbeitsweise des Artilleristchen Wetterdienstes innerhalb des Reichswetterdienstes fur Luftwaffe, Heer und Marine, Berlin, 1939; Taktische Luftbilder, Berlin, 1941; Der FlugzeugErkennungsdienst, Berlin, 1940; Geschosse Ohne Drall (Non Spin-Stabilised Projectiles) Conference, by A. Betz & Others, 4-2-1943, Translated and Issued by TPA 3, Technical Information Bureau for Chief Scientist, Ministry of Supply and Bemerkungen zur Neuen Schiebtheorie fur Luftfahrzeuge, von Cesare Colangeli, 1936, some spots and stains

(25)

(25)

£150-200

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£150-200

737 Military Ephemera. A collection of reports and documents, mostly French and Japanese, 1920’s-30’s, mainly artillery and aviation related including Cours D’Artillerie. Organisation des Materiels. IV. Materiels d’Artillerie Usuels, May, 1926; Calcul des Trajectoires des Bombes D’Avions, par M.J. Gebauer, 1933, plus some Imperial Japanese Navy reports relating to engines, gun mounts, metals, fuselages etc., some rust marks £100-150


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Lot 739

738* Olympics 1936. An interesting collection of approximately 600 commemorative photo-cards depicting competitors and the various venues for the 1936 Berlin Olympics and 1932 Winter Games at Lake Placid, many personalities shown including Jesse Owens, together with a copy of Kampf um’s Dritte Reich, 1933, containing many colour photo-cards, covers damaged, some pages creased (-)

£100-150

739* Photograph album. 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen’s Bays), York 1899, containing thirty-four mounted albumen photographs, some scattered spotting to mounts, a.e.g., contemp. red cloth with title in gilt to upper board (also marked J. David phot. à Levallois Paris), covers slightly damp marked, oblong folio, together with a hand-col. aquatint plt. entitled “Fores’s Yeomanry Costumes, Second West York, Presented to the Regiment by Captain Edwards, pub. Messrs. Fores, May 20th 1846”, approx. 355 x 280mm, gilt moulded frame in need of restoration, glazed (2)

£200-300

740* Victoria Cross winners. A group of ten autographs of Australian Victoria Cross winners from the First and Second World War, including Arthur Blackburn (for action 23rd July 1916), Thomas Axford (4th July 1918), John Carroll (7th December 1917), Joseph Maxwell (3rd October 1918), Ted Kenna (15th May 1945), Charles Upham (double winner plus Bar May 1941 and July 1942), Tom Starcevich (28th June 1945), and George Howell (6th May 1917), all inscribed across two pages of an address book belonging to an English recipient of the VC (Eugene) Paul Bennett (5th November 1916), also signed by the wife of each VC winner and the tenth unidentified signature in a shakier hand, the previous two pages containing further British military and naval autographs including Douglas Bader, Charles Morgan, James R. H. Hutchinson, Hugh Davis, G. Hatherell, F. P. Buckley, and a few others, plus their spouses, the remainder of the address book with a small handful of names and addresses, initialled inscription of Bennett to front free endpaper, a.e.g., with thumb index, contemp. tree calf gilt, sl. rubbed, 8vo Provenance: Family of Paul Bennett by descent. (1)

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£300-400


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741 WWI &WWII. Father and Son Diaries. Sydney Abbott (1898-1979) commences his diary with the following introduction, "Reminiscences: of the Trials, Troubles, Pain, Humour and Joy of the War. From 1914 to 1918. This is not written for swank or dedicated to anybody in particular but is started mainly with the idea of preserving in a concrete form my memories of the period mentioned above. It is written for anyone to read with the sincere hope that they will realise something of the sufferings of the world and will endeavour to realise that though war may seem glorious in book or be immortalised in poetry that it is a ghastly thing and should be stamped out among civilised races... Sydney B. Abbott", approx. 172 pp., written in blue and black ink in a good legible forward-sloping hand, beginning with his attempts to join up in 1914, followed by a year of '... little incident for me beyond the usual routine of the soldier in training', then trench-digging and other training in Kent, machine gun training in Grantham and finally shipped to France on 6 July 1916. What then follows is an amazingly detailed account, on an almost day-to-day basis, of the horrors and humours of a soldier's life on the Western Front. The diary is embellished with forty-two skilful original pen and ink sketches by Sydney which convey in graphic detail all the excitement, boredom, misery and drama of his experiences. Captions include 'Gas!!!', 'The morning after the Fatal 'Eighth of August' 1916', 'The first barrage', 'The counter-attack', 'The Ariel Battle', 'The dying Frenchman', 'The horrors of the mud', 'Rescuing 'stuck' men', 'The busiest road on the Somme, Meault to Fricourt (Albert in the distance)', 'The Huns... sieze the front line', 'Old soldiers never die!', '86th on the road', 'A vivid flash leapt up right in my face!', 'The taking of a pill-box', 'Kemerade surrender', 'He died in my arms',

'How the 'tank' broke the bridge'. Sydney was badly wounded in the arm by a German bullet during heavy shelling and hand-to-hand fighting in a village called Masnieres. There was no immediatehelp available and he lost a lot of blood during the next 24 hours or so, only surviving through a combination of good fortune and dogged determination. Note: Having been found out enlisting under age Sydney re-enlisted using his step father's surname, Abbott instead of Baxter, as a result all his war records are in his adopted name. The diary has at some time been professionally restored, every page of text, every illustration and every additional item such as a photograph or a news cutting, has now been individually mounted on guards. The edges of some pages which have become fragile over time, have been strengthened with archival tissue and the whole volume bound in robust light brown leatherette (overall dimensions when closed 36 x 30 cm). Sydney's son, Roy Baxter, wrote a similar diary of his own reminiscences of World War II, with the following introduction, 'I make no apologies for the literary 'style' of the 'manuscript' for it is no meant to be a book in the accepted sense. Not so very many years ago my father did what I am about to do in my turn. He put on paper his memories of a war.To him, it was the war to end wars, as this has been to me... ', approx. 100 pp. clearly written in blue ink in a forward-sloping hand, with approx. twenty photographs and other related paperwork, including telegrams and news cuttings, orig. linen-backed boards (32 x 20 cm). For the purpose of this catalogue description Roy has provided his own precis of nearly six years in uniform. 'For my part I believe I had a "lucky" WWII. I became a navigator more by chance than intention.The Navy only wanted stokers and I didn't fancy

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the army - too much marching.The selection panel for the RAF decided I would make a better navigator than pilot... the decision was made for me! Initial training started at Xmas 1940 followed by most of 1941 in Canada for flying training... Back to England and OTU at Moreton-in-Marsh at the start of 1942 which included a crash landing in a forest when the instructor pilot turned landing in a forest when the instructor pilot turned the fuel supply of our Wellington off and we came down like a brick. An unfortunate mistake and one very bent aeroplane. Posted to the Middle East in the spring... Service with 37 Squadron saw the completion of 40 bombing raids varying from the long haul to places like Tobruck and Greece and wandering the night sky of the battle area looking for targets of opportunity. The headlong retreat to the Canal Zone and the subsequent Battle of Alamein and return to the desert saw the end of that phase. Apart from the feeling we all shared that we were facing possible death during the next 67 hours I had no emotion when I dropped our bombs. I knew I was killing people but that was my job and there was only the satisfaction of seeing my target blown up. Back to England in January '43 saw me posted to the North of Scotland... I was lucky enough to be sent to the Central School of Navigation for specialist training. From this I qualified as a Staff Navigator with the equivalent of a civilian license...Then followed three years which were the most rewarding of my time in the service. I really enjoyed the challenge of continually finding new ways of presenting navigation techniques... Married in 1943 to a WAAF serving at Lossiemouth... Commissioned in 1944 and ended my time at group headquarters OTU atAbingdon in 1946.... While at Tubney House, Abingdon I was appointed bar officer mainly because I was teetotal so I wasn't likely to drink the profits!" (2)

ÂŁ1500-2000


743* WWI - Royal Sussex Regiment. A pair of photograph albums compiled by a soldier in the 2nd and 6th Batallion Royal Sussex Regiment, 1914-19, a total of approx. 250 mounted b&w photos, mostly snapshots, the majority concerning India with mentions of Bangalore, Burhan, North West Frontier, Mahsud Primitive Expedition, Lahore, Dalhousie, etc., a mixture of military and non-military interest, plus some related menus, cuttings, postcards, etc., the photos mounted as multiples of usually four or five to a page, and with lengthy dated captions to mounts, both contemp. boards, somewhat worn, one spine deficient, 4to (2)

£200-300

744* WWI - Russian Front, 1918-1919. A pocket diary kept by 38779 Private E[dward] Travis, A Company, R.W.Y, Portobello Barracks, Dublin, 1918 & 194041, kept while serving as part of the 2/10 (Cyclist) Bn Royal Scots, with very brief and scattered pencil entries, noting that they set sail on 17 August 1918 [as part of the Archangel Force] and arriving in Archangel on 25th August, with notes of patrols, on 11th September noting the Bolsheveiks attacked No. 1 Platoon ‘Desultory fighting most of the night’, on 13th September ‘In action for the first time after our advance. I tried to act as interpretor. Guns active all day’, continuing with generally brief entries and continuing into 1919 at the start of the diary, finally returning to Scotland in June 1919, plus Travis’s 1940 & 1941 diaries with minimal entries, all orig. limp cloth, some wear, small 8vo, plus a real photo postcard of a soldier presumed to be Travis (4)

742* WWI - Artist Scrap Albums. A chronological group of three scrap albums compiled by 764 Sargeant John Arthur Beale of the 17th Royal Fusiliers, 1914-18, including approx. 130 small good quality humorous caricatures of fellow soldiers and officers, etc., probably cut from the artist’s sketchbooks and interspersed with numerous WWI newspaper and magazine cuttings, real photos and other postcards, menus, memos and related ephemera spanning the duration of the whole war, a total of approx. 150 leaves with multiple items tipped-on or pasted on to most pages, contemp. cloth, spines crudely strengthened with tape and somewhat worn, all tall folio The 17th Batallion Royal Fusiliers was raised in August 1914; landed in France in November 1915 and remained there for the rest of the war. The albums begin with the registration papers of Beale which notes he was a commercial artist living in Walthamstow. The albums end with the certificates for the WWI Medal Trio sent to Beale, who began as a private and ended the war as sergeant. (3) £600-800

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£100-150

745* WWII - Middle East. A group of 350 letters, to and from Nathan P. Suffrin (544th Royal Engineers, British Middle East Forces), and his wife, Ilse, in Tel Aviv, Palestine, dated 1943-45, written in English and many lengthy letters over six pages long, approx. two-thirds of letters from Nathan to his wife, telling of his work in the British Army and Egypt, and as a photographer in the Army, the remainder from Ilse to Nathan telling him of her life in Palestine during the war, mostly with orig. envelopes and postmarks, plus some censor stamps (small carton)

£200-300


Lot 749 746* WWII - Stalag Luft III Prisoner-ofWar Camp. Life in Stalag Luft III, by Squadron Leader John E. Mahoney, R.C.A.F., n.d, c. 1945, 91 pp. typescript, a few illusts. to text, 4 pp. plts. from b&w photos, mounted group portrait photograph to first leaf with typed dedication and author’s ink signature beneath, a little spotting and soiling, stapled as issued in orig. printed wrappers with pictorial illust. to upper cover, somewhat soiled and a little torn on spine, 4to, together with a franked P.O.W. camp postcard from John Mahoney to Mrs Abrams in Manchester, 17th November 1944, thanking her for the 200 Players No. 3s and wishing her a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, a little creased and soiled with a few marginal nicks Worldcat lists this title but does not identity any locations of other copies. Stalag Luft III was a Luftwaffe Prisoner-of-War Camp for captured Airforce service men, based near the town of Sagan, South East of Berlin. It is best remembered for two tunnelling escapes, featured in the films The Great Escape (1963) and The Wooden Horse (1950). Squadron Leader John Edward Mahoney of 149 Squadron begins his account on the 23rd August 1943 when he was captured after his aircraft was shot down. (2) £100-150

747* WWII - Third Reich. A rare Wehrmacht Gunners’ Manual handbook for training and operation on type “88” AntiTank & Anti-Aircraft guns, including “Flak 18” and other Field-Weapons dated 1935, having fold-out format range-finding gunnery charts and tabulations etc., together with a German General Service manual handbook inscribed “Reibert - Der Dienst Unterricht im Heere” by Major E. Grueder, dated 1941 (2)

Lot 751 748* An album containing approx. twenty mounted silver prints relating to HMS Niobe and the occupation of Walfish [Walvis] Bay, 1900, including images of gunroom officers, the ship's company, Fort Niobe, Cuddy Kop, Fort Stocker, some fading, various sizes, mounted with captions and some detailed notes to facing mounts, hand-drawn plan, plus further photographs of Piet. Cronje, Boer officers landing at St. Helena, English and Boer officers on St. Helena, Boer prisoners, St. Helena, wigwams made by Boers and Longwood House, a further pen and ink plan of the camps of the 4th Gloucester Regiment and the 3rd West India Regiment and Boer prisoners, plus a further group of approx. twenty photos of naval interest including two of Corfu, some on loose mounts, a related (?) portfolio containing a few letters relating to Commander Alan Dixon, R.N., c. 1914-18 (2)

£200-300

749* Third Reich. A Third Reich female R.A.D. (labour organisation) photograph album, 1930s, containing approx. 180 mostly corner mounted b&w snapshots, the first part of the album largely showing camp scenes and continuing with a mixture of family photographs, some first world war Imperial German Army photographs including real photo postcards, plus some related ephemera, occ. tears and adhesion marks where items have been removed, contemp. embroidered cloth over boards, sl. rubbed, oblong small folio (1)

£100-150

£100-120

750* WWI - German Army. An Imperial German Cavalry Officer’s snapshot photo album, containing eighty-seven (of 96) window mounted b&w photos, mounted four to a page, photos largely showing one Officer and a horse, mounts numbered but entirely uncaptioned, some mounts torn, images 6 x 6cm, contemp. wrappers with spine tie, a little wear, together with a WWI photograph album from a German prisonerof-war camp in England, containing seventy mounted b&w photos on ten leaves, plus six litho. prints mounted on paper, loosely inserted, photos postcard size and smaller, two with embossed stamp of Morris of Oswestry, contemp. half cloth with mounted b&w photo snapshot to upper cover, some soiling, plus a copy of ‘The History of the Hun by Arthur Moreland’, 1917, orig. cloth backed printed boards, rubbed and soiled, all oblong small folio (3)

751* WWII -Third Reich. A group of seven photo albums, containing a total of approx. 800 b&w photos and snapshots, including Luftwaffe, Naval and Army interest, a mixture of corner-mounted and pasted in, the majority smaller format and uncaptioned, relating to various soldiers, officers and some non-military touristic shots, all contemp. cloth/boards, 4to/oblong folio (7)

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£300-500


MILITARY BOOKS 754 Army Records Society. Publications of the Army Records Society, a run, vols. 1-20, 1st ed., 1985-2003, b&w plates, all orig. red cloth gilt in d.j.s., 8vo, VG Includes The Military Correspondence of Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson, The Army and The Curragh Incident, 1914, The Napoleonic War Journal of Captain Thomas Henry Browne, Montgomery and The Eighth Army, The British Army and Signals Intelligence During the First World War, Roberts in India, Lord Chelmsford’s Zulu Land Campaign, 1878-1879, John Peebles’ America War 1776-1782, Rawlinson in India, etc. (20) £150-200

755 Bluett (Antony). With Our Army in Palestine, 1st ed., 1919, eleven b&w plts., col. sticker to front pastedown, orig. cloth in d.j., slightly frayed to extrems., 8vo (1)

756 [Broomhall, Brigadier William Maurice]. Royal Engineers Battlefield Tour, The Seine to the Rhine, 2 vols., Prepared under the direction of Chief Engineer British Army of the Rhine, February 1947, printed by Printing and Stationary Service Control Commission for Germany (BE), 1947, b & w illusts. from photos, single-page and folding col. plans, printed notice to title of each “Restricted, the information given in this document is not to be communicated either directly or indirectly to the press or to any person not authorised to receive it”, orig. cloth in slightly torn d.j.s., folio, together with Watkinson (Major General G.L.), Royal Engineers Battlefield Tour, Normandy to the Seine, Prepared under the direction of Chief Engineer British Army of the Rhine, August 1946, b & w plts. and col. maps & plans (many folding), orig. cloth in torn & worn d.j., folio, with [21 Army Group], The Administrative History of the Operations of 21 Army Group on the Continent of Europe, 6 June 1944-8 May 1945, pub. Germany, Nov. 1945, numerous col. charts and plans etc., title with printed notice “This document is restricted addressees are personally responsible for its security”, orig. cloth, marked, folio, plus [21 Army Group, introduction By J.O. Inglis], Bridging Normandy to Berlin, [1945], b & w illusts. from photos (some folding), title with printed notice, orig. cloth in torn and worn d.j., folio, with Directorate of Transportation, 21 Army Group-BLA, Railway Construction and Repair, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, January 1 1945-May 8 1945, b & w illusts. and diagrams., orig. boards, side sewn to spine, oblong 4to, and Lee-Richardson (Major J.), 21 Army Group Ordnance, The Story of the Campaign in North West Europe, printed & bound by Printing and Stationary Service British Army of the Rhine, 1946, b & w illusts., orig. half cloth, slim 4to, and with Wood (Lieut J.E.R.), Detour, The Story of Oflag IVC, pub. Falcon Press, 1946, col. and b & w illusts., front free endpaper inscribed by the author to Pte. Tindal, to orig. cloth, torn d.j. with loss, 4to, plus others mostly printed in Germany by Printing and Stationary Service, British Army of the Rhine, plus twenty-five issues of The War Cry, printed by Messrs. G. Stean, Marklohe, Germany, June 1945-Nov 1945, all in orig. printed wrappers

752* Simkin (Richard, 1840-1926). Grenadier Guards, 1832, watercolour, titled below image and signed in lower right corner, 275 x 355mm (10.75 x 14 inches), mounted, framed and glazed, plus another by the same artist, Grenadier Guards, 1914-18, watercolour, titled below image and signed in lower right corner, 270 x 355mm (10.5 x 14 inches), framed, mounted and glazed, and Grenadier Guards, watercolour c.1905, indistinctly signed (P.Illard?) to lower right corner, titled and dated on mount below image, 280 x 170mm (11 x 6.75 inches), mounted framed and glazed, with Parker Gallery label on verso of frame (3)

£300-400

753* Simkin (Richard, 1840-1926). 1st. Regiment of Foot Guards, 1660, watercolour, titled below image and signed in lower right corner, 270 x 350mm (10.5 x 13.75 inches), framed, mounted and glazed, together with 1st. Regiment of Foot Guards, 1751, watercolour, titled below image and signed in lower right corner, 270 x 360mm (10.5 x 14.25 inches), framed, mounted and glazed, plus 1st. Regiment of Foot Guards, 1792, watercolour, titled below image and signed in lower right corner, 265 x 360mm (10.5 x 14.25 inches), mounted, framed and glazed (3)

£80-120

From the collection of Leslie Tindal. He was born in 1925, trained as a printer, and in World War II joined the Royal Engineers. Towards the end of the War he was appointed to manage and run the printing factory in Bielefeld, North West Germany. He was promoted from Private to Sergeant Major to run the factory and utilised a local work force who were given a meal a day in payment for their work. He is believed to have been demoted back to Private after ‘falling out’ with General Montgomery when he visited the factory, and soon after left Germany. The volumes in this lot were produced in relatively small print runs and are uncommon. (a carton) £400-600

£300-500

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760 Condon (BrigadierW.E.H.). The Frontier Force Rifles, Aldershot, 1953, colour portrait frontispiece, folding map, plates, minor spots, original green cloth gilt, 4to, together with History of the Guides 1846-1922, Aldershot, 1938, portrait frontispiece, eight folding maps contained in rear pocket, folding maps and plates, original cloth gilt, 4to, plus History of the Bombay Army, by Patrick Cadell, 1938, two colour plates, 11 maps, original cloth, d.j. (spine darkened, edges chipped), 8vo, with others including The King’s Own Regiment, 1st Battalion, Lucknow, 1910, The History of the Fiji Military Forces 1939-1945, Compiled from Official Records and Diaries by Lieutenant R.A. Howlett, 1948 and Lieut.Colonel A.J.F. Doulton’s The Fighting Cock. Being the History of the 23rd Indian Division 1942-1947, Aldershot, 1951 (11)

757 Cannon (Richard). Historical Record of the Second, or Queen’s Royal Regiment of Foot, 1838, three hand-coloured lithographed plates, rough-trimmed edges, a few spots, original red cloth, spine lightly rubbed, 8vo, together with Historical Record of the Royal Welch Fusiliers, by Major Rowland Broughton-Mainwaring, 1889, photographic frontispiece, 24 colour lithographed plates, a few leaves loosening, some pencil annotation, original cloth gilt, lightly rubbed, 8vo, with others including A Record of the Services of the Fifty-First (Second West York,) The “Kings Own Light Infantry” Regiment, by W. Wheater, 1870, Historical Record of the Royal Sherwood Foresters; Or Nottinghamshire Regiment of Militia, by Captain A.E. Lawson Lowe, 1872, and History of the XX Regiment. 1688-1888, compiled by B. Smyth, Lieutenant, 1889 (16)

£200-300

761 Condon (Brigadier W.E.H.). The Frontier Force Rifles, 1st ed., Aldershot, 1953, together with The Frontier Force Regiment, 1st ed., Aldershot, 1962, col. frontis. to each, numerous b & w illusts. from photos, folding maps, orig. cloth gilt (inner front hinge of first vol. cracked), 4to, together with Huxford (LieutenantColonel H.J.), The History of the 8th Gurkha Rifles 1824-1949, 1st ed., Aldershot, 1952, b & w illusts. from photos, folding maps, orig. cloth in d.j., 8vo, and Maxwell (Lieutenant-Colonel W.E.), Capital Campaigners. The History of the Third Battalion (Queen Mary’s Own) The Baluch Regiment, 1st ed., Aldershot, 1948, col. frontis., b & w illusts. from photos, map endpapers, orig. cloth gilt, slim 8vo, and one other related (5)

£80-120

£200-300

758 Champ (Jack and Burgess, Colin). The Diggers of Colditz, Foreword by Major P.R. Reid, 1st ed., 1985, b & w illusts. from photos, map endpapers, orig. cloth in d.j., 8vo Signed verso of flyleaf by eleven P.o.W.s, including Pat Reid, and signed on title by Colin Burgess. (1) £70-100

759* Colditz. A collection of books, prints, videos, and printed ephemera relating to the history of Colditz prisoner-of-war camp, including a numbered souvenir brick from the castle, several books signed by former prisoners, video interviews from the Colditz Society video archive, etc. (a carton)

762 Davidson (Major H.). History and Services of the 78th Highlanders (Ross-Shire Buffs), 1793-1881, 2 vols., 1901, eight colour plates after R. Simkin, maps and plates, vol. II with two interleaves and extra-illustrated with drawings of insignia, some underlining and annoatation, scattered spotting, endpapers renewed, t.e.g., contemporary half calf, some fading, 4to (2)

763 Department of the Army Pamphlets. Handbook on the Chinese Communist Party [and] the Soviet and Satellite Armies, Part One, The Soviet Army, both Washington, September 1952 and March 1953, b&w illusts., including some from photos, second volume with five colour plates on three leaves, both orig. printed wrappers with 'Restricted' details, a little dust soiling and rubbing, plus Handbook on German Military Forces, War Department Technical Manual TM-E 30-451, Washington, 1945, b&w and colour illusts., orig. cloth, 'Not Restricted' and regraded unclassified, sl. rubbed and soiled, all 4to (3)

£70-100

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£70-100

764 Famous Regiments series, edited Lieutenant-General Sir Brian Horrocks, approx. 65 vols., pub. Hamish Hamilton/Lee Cooper, late 1960s/early 1970s, b & w illusts. from photos, orig. boards in d.j., slim 8vo (approx. 65)

£200-300

765 Fortescue (Hon. J.W.). A History of the British Army, 20 vols. (including Map vols.), mixed eds., 1910-35, numerous folding maps, orig. cloth gilt, a little faded and rubbed on spines, together with The County Lieutenancies and the Army 1803-1814, by the Hon. J.W. Fortescue, 1st ed., 1909, presentation copy from Lord Roberts to J.S. Amery, inscribed on flyleaf and dated 8.12.10, with ALS from Lord Roberts to Amery, loosely inserted, presenting the volume and asking him to reply to Hamilton and asking whether it would be best to reply by means of a series of letters to ‘TheTimes’, ‘...what is so unfair in the book is that, intentionally or unintentionally, the N.S.L. proposals are so mixed up with conscription in the Continental model that the casual reader will fail to note that arguments which are well worthy of consideration when applied to the one, do not apply to the other’, orig. cloth gilt, a little rubbed, all 8vo (21)

Lot 762

£100-150

£150-200


766 Gillon (Captain Stair). The Story of the 29th Division. A Record of Gallant Deeds, 1st ed., 1925, port. frontis. and two other ports., twelve folding maps, a.e.g., contemp. full vellum by Zaehnsdorf, a little dust soiled, 8vo

773 History of the Second World War. The War at Sea 1939-1945, by Captain S.W. Roskil, 4 vols., pub. HMSO, 1954-1961, numerous folding maps and illustrations, some spotting, previous owner signatures (one removed), original cloth, d.j.s, three price-clipped, spines darkened, some repairs, together with The Mediterranean and Middle East, vol. IV, 1966

The total casualties of the 29th Division in World War I amounted to something like 94,000 - Gallipoli alone accounted for 34,000. (1) £100-150

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767 Gliddon (Gerald & others). VCs of the First World War, 13 vols. (complete), 1994-2005, b&w illusts. throughout, orig. cloth gilt in d.j.s, slight fading to spines, 4to, VG (13)

774 Hozier (Captain H.M.). The Franco-Prussian War: Its Causes, Incidents and Consequences, With the Topography and History of the Rhine Valley, by W. H. Davenport Adams, 2 vols., n.d., c. 1870s, folding maps and plans, numerous eng. ports., twenty-two (of 23) steel eng. views of the Rhine Valley (lacking view of Bregenz), eng. portrait of Gladstone repaired to fore-margin, a few minor marks, contemp. dark blue half calf, gilt dec. spines with morocco labels, a little rubbed, 4to, together with Schlieffen (Generalfeldmarschalls Graf von), Die taktisch-strategischen Aufgaben aus den Jahren 1891-1905 & Die Grossen Generalstavsreisen - Ost - aus den Jahren 1891-1905 (Dienstschriften vols. I & II), Berlin, Siegfried Mittler und Sohn, 1937-38, folding maps contained in pocket at rear of each vol., orig. maroon cloth gilt, rubbed, 2nd vol. frayed to rear joint, 8vo, plus Hoffbauer (E.), Campaign of 1870-1871. The German Artillery in the Battles near Metz, compiled from the official reports of the artillery, trans. Captain Hollist, pub. Henry S. King & Co., 1874, folding maps and plans, etc., frayed and sl. chipped to edges, many archivally restrengthened to margins, 40 pp. pubs. cat. at rear, dated February 1874, orig. blue cloth gilt, rebacked with end papers renewed, some soiling and outer corners showing, 8vo

£70-100

768 Graham (Colonel James J.). Memoir of General Graham, with Notices of the Campaigns in which he was Engaged from 1779 to 1801, Edited by his Son, 1st ed., Edinburgh, 1862, port. frontis., some spotting, orig. cloth, faded on spine, together with Vetch (Colonel R.H.), Life, Letters, and Diaries of Lieutenant-General Sir Gerald Graham,V.C., G.C.B., R.E., 1st ed., 1901, two ports., three diags., five folding plans at rear, orig. two-tone cloth gilt, darkened on spine and a little rubbed, plus Robertson (Colonel James P.), Personal Adventures and Anecdotes of an Old Officer, 1906, two ports., 16 pp. publisher’s ads. at rear, some minor spotting, orig. cloth gilt, a little rubbed and marked, and Jones-Parry (S.H.), An Old Soldier’s Memories, 1st ed., 1897, author’s presentation copy, inscribed at head of title, port. frontis., single ad. leaf at rear, some scattered spotting, orig. cloth gilt, upper cover a little marked, all 8vo, and others of military interest (25)

£200-300

769 [Group Captain Sir Douglas Bader]. The Manston Spitfire TB752, Designed by Foreland Arts, Ramsgate and Printed by Lanes, Broadstairs, n.d., 20pp. with two full-page colour illusts. from photos at front and rear, signed on front free endpaper verso by all four fighter pilots described in accompanying booklet, orig. dark blue leather gilt, oblong folio, together with accompanying certificate of authenticity from the Spitfire Memorial Fund, numbered 31/100, plus related matching size stapled booklet 'A Profile Of Four Legendary Fighter Pilots: Group Captain Sir Douglas Bader, Air Commodore Alan C. Deere, Air ViceMarshal James E. Johnson, Wing Commander Robert R. Stanford-Tuck', 8pp incl. wrappers, oblong folio (3)

(5)

£200-300

(7)

£70-100

£200-300

(approx. 55)

772 History ofAllied Force Headquarters, Part One, August-December 1942; Part Two (Section Three), Tunisian, Sicilian, and South Italian Campaigns, December 1942-December 1943 & Part Three (Section Three), Italian Campaign from theWinter Line to Rome, December 1943July 1944, pub. c. 1945, orig. col. printed cloth, ‘Major General Whiteley’ printed to upper cover of each, some rubbing, 4to Major General Whiteley was Deputy Chief of Staff at AFHQ. (3)

£300-400

776 Innes (Lieutenant-Colonel P.R.). The History of the Bengal European Regiment, now the Royal Munster Fusiliers, and how it Helped to Win India, 1st ed., 1885, chromo. frontis., battle plans, orig. gilt-dec. cloth, worn at head and foot of spine (upper corner of front cover damp stained, sl. affecting first few leaves), together with Gough (General Sir Charles and Innes, Arthur D.), The Sikhs and the Sikh Wars: The Rise, Conquest, and Annexation of the Punjab State, 1st ed., 1897, folding battle plans, orig. cloth gilt, rubbed and a little faded on spine, a few minor marks, plus Robertson (Sir George S.), Chitral. The Story of a Minor Siege, 1st ed., 1898, b & w illusts. from photos, battle plans, orig. cloth gilt, a little rubbed, and Sieveeking (I. Giberne), A Turning Point in the Indian Mutiny, 1st ed., 1910, b & w illusts. from photos, orig. cloth gilt, a little rubbed, all 8vo, and others related

771 Hall (Sir John). The Coldstream Guards 1885-1914, pub. Oxford, together with Ross-of-Bladensburg (Sir John), The 1929, Coldstream Guards, 1914-1918, 3 vols. including Maps vol., pub. Oxford, 1928, plus Howard (Michael & Sparrow, John), The Coldstream Guards 1920-1946, pub. Oxford, 1951, b&w illusts., maps etc., all orig. dark blue cloth in d.j.s, slight chipping to a couple of vols., 4to, plus Secundus (Nulli), The Record of the Coldstream Guards 1650-1950, pub. 1950, b&w maps, orig. printed cloth, small 4to (6)

£80-120

775 Hozier (Captain Henry M.). The British Expedition to Abyssinia, 1st ed., 1869, 56 pp. publisher’s catalogue at rear, orig. cloth gilt, sl. marked on spine, together with Delavoye (Alex. M.), Records of the 90th Regiment, (Perthshire Light Infantry), with Roll of Officers from 1795 to 1880, 1st ed., 1880, some minor scattered spotting, orig. dec. cloth, sl. rubbed on spine, and Wilson (Colonel Sir Charles W.), From Korti to Khartum. A Journal of the Desert March from Korti to Gubat, and of the Ascent of the Nile in General Gordon’s Steamers, 1st ed., 1885, folding map at rear, some minor fore-edge spotting, orig. cloth gilt, sl. rubbed on spine, and four others, all 8vo

770 The Guides. The History of the Guides, 1846-1922, 1st ed., Aldershot, 1938, together with The History of the Guides, Part II, 1922-1947. 10th Cavalry (Q.V.O. Guides), 5th/12th Frontier Force Rgt. (Q.V.O. Guides Infantry), with Pakistan Postscript, by Lieutenant-General Sir George MacMunn, 1st ed., Aldershot, 1950, num. b & w illusts. from photos and folding maps and plans (coloured frontis. to part II), orig. cloth gilt, 4to, VG (2)

£70-100

£100-150

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£200-300


777 Jacson (Colonel M.). The Record of a Regiment of the Line. Being a Regimental History of the 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment During the Boer War 1899-1902, 1st ed., 1908, b & w illusts. from photos, folding map at rear, orig. cloth gilt, spine sunned, 8vo, together with Rorie (David), A Medico’s Luck in the War. Being Reminiscences of R.A.M.C. Work with the 51st (Highland) Division, 2nd imp., Aberdeen, December 1929, b & w illusts. from photos, orig. cloth gilt, faded on spine, 8vo, plus Sym (Colonel John, editor), Seaforth Highlanders, 1st ed., pub. Aldershot, 1962, numerous col. and b & w illusts., orig. cloth in d.j., 8vo, and others of military and naval interest including Zulu War, Boer War, WWI & WWII, military biographies, etc. (4 shelves)

£200-300

778 Jones (E. H.). The Road to En-Dor, being an Account of how two Prisoners of War at Yozgad in Turkey won their way to freedom, reprinted, 1929, b&w plts. after photos, orig. red cloth gilt, very sl. rubbed, together with Mason (E. Williamson), Made Free in Prison, with an introductory note by Edward Carpenter, 1st ed., 1918, orig. green cloth, rubbed and some soiling, plus Jucker (Ninetta), Curfew in Paris, a record of the German occupation, 1st ed., Hogarth Press, 1960, orig. cloth in d.j., rubbed, and Crosbie (Philip), Three Winters Cold, 1st ed., Dublin, 1955, b&w illusts. after photos, orig. cloth in d.j., a little rubbed, plus other Prisoner-of-War memoirs, similar, mostly relating to the second world war, including Kendal Burt & James Leasor,The OneThat Got Away, 1st ed., 1956, Ernest Gordon, Miracle on the River Kwai, 1st ed., 1963, George Dunning, Where Bleed The Many, 1st ed., 1955, Douglas Baber, Where Eagles Gather, 1st ed., 1954 (signed and inscribed by the author to title), Vincent Brome, The Way Back, the story of Lieut.-Commander Pat O’Leary, 1st ed., 1957, etc., mostly orig. cloth in d.j.s, including some paperbacks, mainly 8vo Ex libris Michael Booker, the military author and chairman of the Colditz Society, with his bookplate to some titles. (approx. 200) £200-300

Lot 780

779 Kirby (S. Woodburn). The War Against Japan, 5 vols., 1957-69, numerous b & w plts. from photos and folding col. maps, orig. cloth in d.j.s., 8vo (5)

783 Liddell Hart (B.H. ). The Tanks, The History of the Royal Tank Regiment and its predecessors Heavy Branch Machine-Gun Corps,Tank Corps and RoyalTank Corps 1914-1945, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1959, b & w plts. and folding plans, orig. cloth in price-clipped d.j., 8vo, together with Nicolson (Nigel & Forbes, Patrick),The Grenadier Guards in the War of 1939-1945, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1949, b & w plts. and folding plans, orig. cloth in slightly torn d.j.s., 8vo, with Quilter (D.C.), “No Dishonourable Name”, 1st ed., 1947, b & w illusts., orig. cloth, 4to, and RoyalArtillery,The Royal Atillery War Commemoration Book, A Regimental Record Written and Illustrated... by Artillerymen while serving in the Line During the Great War, pub. 1920, col. frontis., b & w plts. and illusts., occ. scattered spotting, t.e.g., remainder untrimmed, orig. cloth gilt, large 4to, with Gardyne (C. Greenhill),The Life of a Regiment,The History of the Gordon Highlanders from its Formation in 1794 to 1816, reprinted 1929, col. frontis. to each, b & w illusts. and plans (some folding), modern cloth with portion of orig. spines relaid, 8vo, plus other military reference related

£100-150

780 Kusten-Beschreibung Grossbritannien. Ostkuste, Sudkust & Westkust Englands und Kusten der Irischen See, together 3 vols., pub. Der Oberbefehlshaber der Luftwaffe, 1942, numerous b&w illusts. after photos, including some folding, orig. printed wrappers, a little rubbed and marked, spines somewhat faded and a little frayed, slim folio A rare set of three volumes containing aerial reconnaissance photographs of the British coastline, with strategic and reconnaissance information, relating to bombing targets for the German Luftwaffe. (3) £200-300

781 L’Illustration. La Guerre, vols. 144-153, July 1914-June 1919, together 10 vols., a run, col. plts., num. b & w illusts. from photos, orig. publisher’s simulated leather boards, some wear to spines, folio

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784 London Rifle Brigade. Short History of the London Rifle Brigade, compiled regimentally, Aldershot, 1916, 48 pp., nineteen b&w plts. and folding map, occ. light browning, orig. cloth, a little rubbed, 8vo

Contains a day by day account of the progress of World War I from the French viewpoint. (10) £100-150

(1)

782 Laurie (Lt.-Col. George Brenton & Cyril Falls). History of the Royal Irish Rifles & The History of the First Seven Battalions The Royal Irish Rifles in the Great War, 2 vols., 1914 & 1925, numerous colour and b & w maps and plates, a few minor spots, a.e.g., original green half morocco, regimental crest stamped in gilt to upper covers, spines faded, 4to First vol. Edition de Luxe, 47/82, issued to Lt. S.S. Dillon. (2)

£200-300

£70-100

785 Lovett (John). Contact, 1st ed., pub. Salisbury, Galaxie Press, 1977, foreword from J.J. Wrathall (President of Rhodesia), b&w illusts. throughout, orig. gilt dec. cloth in d.j., old tape marks to verso of d.j., 4to This book pays tribute to the Rhodesian Security Forces and the civilians who played a part in the war effort. It also stands as a record of the honours and awards given to Rhodesians. (1) £70-100

£300-500

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786 Mainwaring (Major Arthur). Crown and Company. The Historical Records of the 2nd Batt. Royal Dublin Fusiliers, Formerly the 1st Bombay European Regiment, 1662-1911, 1st ed., 1911, col. frontis., b & w illusts., some spotting, t.e.g., remainder untrimmed, orig. cloth gilt, a trifle rubbed, 4to (1)

£70-100

787 Martin (A. C.). The Durban Light Infantry, 2 vols., 1969, several col. plts., numerous b&w illusts., maps, etc., orig. cloth in d.j.s, large 8vo, together with Gardyne (Lt.-Col. C. Greenhill), The Life of a Regiment, The History of the Gordon Highlanders, 2 vols., reprinted, Medici Society, 1929, colour and b&w plts. and illusts., orig. cloth in sl. frayed d.j.s, first vol. torn to head of spine, large 8vo, plus Nalder (Major-General R. F. H.), The Royal Corps of Signals, A History of Its Anticedents and Development, 1st ed., 1958, colour frontis., folding maps, b&w illusts., orig. cloth in sl. chipped d.j., and Tamplin (J. M. A.), The Lambeth and Southwark Volunteers, A Century of Voluntary Service in the Volunteers and Territorials 1860-1960, pub. 1965, colour frontis., b&w plts., etc., orig. cloth in rubbed and faded d.j., 4to, limited ed. of 600 copies, plus other regimental histories and similar, including Robert Drew, Commissioned Officers in the Medical Services of the British Army, 1660-1960, 2 vols., 1968, The Cross of Sacrifice, 5 vols., 1993-2000, J. B. M. Frederick, Lineage Book of British Land Forces 1660-1978, 2 vols., 1984, R. G. Harris, The Irish Regiments, 1683-1999, pub. 1999, etc., mostly orig. cloth in d.j.s, 8vo/4to (24)

£150-200

788 McCance (Captain S.). History of the Royal Munster Fusiliers, 2 vols., 1927, colour frontispiece to each, folding maps, illustrations, original blue cloth gilt, slightly rubbed, 4to (2)

£200-300

789 National Defense Research Committee. Theory of Probability with Applications by Henry Scheffe, Armor and Ordnance Report No. A-224 (OS RD No. 1918) Division 2, [Washington, 1944?], pp. VIII + 107 pp., Restricted stamps throughout, orig. stapled printed wrappers with further Restricted stamps to both covers, copy no./ 427, a little dust soiling and staples rusted, slim 4to Rare. Henry Scheffe (1907-1977) was an American statistician known for the LehmannScheffe theorem and Scheffe's method. This work was written for war-research workers. (1) £200-300

Lot 788

Lot 789

790 [Neill, James George Smith]. Historical Record of the Honourable East India Company’s First Madras European Regiment: Containing an Account of the Establishment of Independent Companies in 1645; Their Formation into a Regiment in 1748; and its Subsequent Services to 1842, by a Staff Officer, 1st ed., 1843, twelve tinted litho. plts. and plans, correct as list, some spotting, 24 pp. publisher’s catalogue at rear, orig. blind-stamped cloth gilt by Westleys & Clark (with their ticket), a little frayed at head and foot of spine, 8vo (1)

£200-300

791 Neville (Captain J. E. H.). History of the 43rd and 52nd (Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire) Light Infantry in the Great War, 1914-1919, Volume I (all published) The 43rd Light Infantry in Mesopotamia and North Russia, Aldershot, 1938, portrait frontispiece, folding maps, original cloth gilt, 4to, together with 59th Division 1915-1918, Chesterfield, 1928, folding maps, half-tone plates, a few spots, original cloth, spine slightly rubbed, 8vo, plus History of the 53rd (Welsh) Division (T.F.) 1914-1918, by Major C.H. Dudley Ward, Cardiff, 1927, folding maps, illustrations, a few spots, original red cloth, spine faded with small split, 8vo, with six others including The 18th Division in the Great War, by Captain G.H. Nichols, 1922, Lt.-Colonel J.H. Boraston & Captain Cyril’s The Eighth Division in War, 1914-1918, 1926 and The 47th (London) Division 1914-1919, By Some Who Served With it in the Great War, 1922 (9)

£150-200

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792 Olevski (Rafael, Rosental Dawid & Trepman Paul). Our Destruction in Pictures, Under the Auspices of the Central Committee of the Liberated Jews in the British Zone, pub. ‘Our Voice’, Bergen-Belsen, December 1946, four title pages in Yiddish, Hebrew, English and German, 115 (complete) b & w photographs with descriptions below in the four languages, slight dust soiling to first title page, colour printed paper wrapper torn with slight loss, some toning to rear board, some fraying to spine, oblong 4to As the introduction states: ‘When words are too weak and too poor to convey the destruction and extermination of Jewish life, may these pictures, found by accident on arrested S.S. soldiers, speak for themselves of the bestiality which will forever bring shame on human kind’. A disturbing and scarce account of the treatment of the Jewish people at the hands of the Nazis. The photographs are from Jewish ghettos and concentration camps and cover almost the whole of the Holocaust. (1) £150-200

793 Osprey. Approx. 65 Osprey ‘Campaign’ and ‘Men-at-Arms’ series, c. 1980s-90s, numerous col. and b & w illusts., all orig. pict. stiff wrappers, 4to, VG, with a small group of magazines and booklets on the American Civil War, British fortifications, etc. (a carton)

796 Pearse (Henry H.S.). The History of Lumsden’s Horse. A Complete Record of the Corps from its Formation to its Disbandment, 1st ed., 1903, portrait frontispiece, half-tone illustrations, roughtrimmed foredges, t.e.g., original red cloth gilt, spine faded, 4to, together with Barrett (C.R.B.), The 7th (Queen’s Own) Hussars, 2 vols., 1914, 10 colour plates, maps and illustrations, a few spots, hinges cracking, original black half morocco gilt, rubbed, 4to, with two others including General de Ainslie’s Historical Record of the First or the Royal Regiment of Dragoons, 1887 (spine torn) (5)

£100-150

797 Petre (F. Loraine). The History of the Norfolk Regiment 1685-1918, vols. I & II, [1924-26], colour and b & w illustrations, light spotting and browning, original cloth, spines faded, a little rubbed, small 4to, together with History of the Royal Norfolk Regiment 1919-1951, vol. III, by LieutenantCommander P.K. Kemp, 1953, and History of the Royal Norfolk Regiment 1951-1969, vol. IV, by Major F.A. Godfrey, 1993, maps and illustrations, original cloth, vol. IV with d.j., plus two others (6)

£100-150

£70-100

794 Paris Commune 1871. Mobiles et volontaires de la Seine pendant la guerre et les deux sieges par Arthur de Grandeffe, Paris, 1871, author's lengthy signed presentation inscription in French to Colonel Valette to front free endpaper, some spotting, t.e.g., contemp. half morocco gilt over marbled boards, a little rubbed and minor loss to head and foot of spines, 8vo Grandeffe was a serving officer during the Sieges (with the 7eme mobile) and became Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur. Colonel Valette was commanding officer of the 3rd mobile Regiment and it is presumably his initial V surmounted by a coronet that appears in gilt in the lower compartment of the spine. (1) £80-120

795 Patterson (Lt-Col. J.H.). With the Zionists in Gallipoli, 1st ed., New York, 1916, three b&w plts., author's signed presentation inscription to Captain His Highness Prince Alexander of Battenberg, Dublin, 8th November 1916, inscribed to front free endpaper, with a second inscription beneath, seemingly a signed inscription of Walter O'Gorman late of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, who served with 6th Battalion in Gallipoli, upper hinges cracked, orig. cloth gilt, dulled and sl. soiled, a little fraying to extremities, 8vo

798 Robson (Brian). Swords of the British Army, The Regulation Patterns, 1788-1914, revised ed., pub. National Army Museum, 1996, xvi + 317 pp., a few colour and numerous b&w illusts., orig. boards, sl. marked, folio The revised edition of this definitive work on British Army swords, significantly expanded from the 208-page edition of 1975. (1) £70-100

799 Robson (Brian). Swords of the British Army. The Regulation Patterns, 1788 to 1914, revised edition, National Army Museum, 1996, coloured and b & w illusts. from photos, orig. laminated boards, folio, together with Frederick (J.B.M.), Lineage Book of British Land Forces 1660-1978. Biographical Outlines of Cavalry, Yeomanry, Armour, Artillery, Infantry, Marines and Air Force Land Troops of the Regular and Reserve Forces, 2 vols., revised edition, 1984, orig. boards in d.j., 4to, and others, mostly uniforms and medals interest (23)

£70-100

Patterson hoped that his book would arouse public support for a Jewish fighting force in the British Army. (1) £70-100

800 Royal Irish Rifles, 2nd Battalion, Being the Record of the Service of the Battalion, Together with a Series of Reproductions of Photographs Taken by F.B. Stewart, at Poona, India, February, 1897. Lt. Col. H.A. Eagar, Commanding, [1897], photographic illustrations, a few leaves frayed and loose, a few tears, original morocco, upper cover with title and insignia in silver, some wear, oblong folio, together with Innes (Lieut.Colonel P.R.), The History of the Bengal European Regiment, Now the Royal Munster Fusiliers, and How it Helped to Win India, 2nd ed., 1885, seven sketch maps, title soiled and repaired, some spotting, contemporary red morocco gilt, spine faded with small inkstain, 8vo (2)

801 Rudel (Hans-Ulrich). Trotzdem, 1st ed., Buenos Aires, 1949, b&w illusts., orig. cloth, rubbed and some marks, ex-Air Ministry Library with stamp to front endpaper, together with Bodenschatz (Karl), Jagd in Flanderns Himmel, Aus den sechzehn Kampfmonaten des Jagdgeschwaders Freiherr von Richthofen, 51-64 thou., Munich, 1938, b&w illusts., orig. cloth, rubbed and bumped, with minor fraying to head of spine, ex-Air Ministry Library with stamp to front endpaper, plus Mortzfeld (Alwin), Fernaufklarer im Grosseinsatz, Berlin, c. 1940, b&w illusts., orig. cloth backed boards, rubbed and some wear to edges, with fraying to spine, ex-Air Ministry Library with stamps to front endpaper, and others relating to the German Luftwaffe, including 2 vols. from the series Der Dienst in der Luftwaffe, vols. 4 & 8, Der Kampffliegerverband, by Oberstleutnant Schwabedissen & Dienst im Fliegerhorst, by Hauptmann E. Kohl, pub. 1937/38 respectively, etc., all 8vo (10)

£70-100

802 Der Schulungsbrief, 34 orig. issues bound in 3 vols., March-December 1934, January 1937-December 1938, numerous b&w illusts. after photos, etc., first ten issues from 1934 with orig. printed wrappers, 1937 & 1938 vols. bound without wrappers, contemp. cloth/contemp. qtr. red cloth, rubbed and some marks, 4to, together Nordisches Boutserbe im with suddeutschen Bauerntum, 1st ed., Munich, F. Bruckmann, 1938, colour and b&w plts., orig. cloth, rubbed and frayed to spine, one or two marks, 8vo, plus Ley (Robert), Die Grosse Stunde, Das Deutsche Volk im Totalen Kriegseinsatz, Munich, Zentralverlag der NSDAP, 1943, b&w plts. and illusts., orig. cloth backed boards, heavily rubbed, 8vo, and seven others including five issues of Volk und Rasse 1935-36 (12)

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£70-100


807 Stacke (Captain H. FitzM.). The Worcestshire Regiment in the Great War, Forming Part of the Worcestershire County War Memorial, Kidderminster, [1928], portrait frontispiece, numerous folding maps and plates, hinges strengthened, original cloth, joints splitting, lightly rubbed, 4to, together with Wyrall (Everard), The History of the Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert’s) 1914-1919, 1st ed., 1927, portrait frontispiece, numerous folding maps, some spotting, endpapers renewed, later half calf, spine faded, 8vo, plus “The Robin Hoods” 1/7th, 2/7th & 3/7th Battns. Sherwood Foresters 1914-1918, Written by Officers of the Battalions, With a Foreword by Gen. Sir H.L. Smith-Dorrien, 1921, folding maps, plates, endpapers lightly browned, original green cloth, lightly rubbed, 8vo, with five others including Major J.Q. Henriques’ The War History of the 1st Battalion Queen’s Westminster Rifles 1914-1918, 1923, and Everard Wyrall’s The East Yorkshire Regiment in the Great War 1914-1918, 1928 (8)

£150-250

Lot 805 803 Schulze (Julius). Der Franzosische Soldat und sein Wirken auf Afrikanischem Boden, Scizzen aus dem Afrikanischen Soldaten-Leben ..., Speyer & Gernersheim, 1857, pp. 4+131, lithographic printing throughout, orig. (?) plain blue cloth, gilt lettered A with numeral 1 at foot of spine, a little rubbed, 8vo, together with Militarishe Notizen aus England, Bamberg, November 1860, 34 pp. including diagrams, lithographically printed throughout concerning the Woolwich Arsenal, Aldershot and Officers’ names, paper seal with two glove finger-shaped appendages tipped-onto page four, indistinct oval inkstamp to title and a few ink manuscript marks, together with a neat fair copy manuscript titled ‘Organisation der italienischen Armee’, Munich 1861, title and eleven pages written in a very neat hand, uniformly bound in contemp. cloth backed marbled boards, with manuscript paper labels pasted to upper covers and small lib. ticket labels (K.a. Org.) pasted to lower left corner of upper board, sl. rubbed, slim folio (3)

£150-200

805 Siege of Landau. Belagerung der Festung Landau im Jahre 1713, original fair copy manuscript, Landau, 30th June 1860, 79 pp., signed at end with an unidentified signature, pen and ink plan on linen tipped in at rear, orig. boards with manuscript paper label to upper cover, some wear, slim folio (1)

£150-200

806 SS Leitheft, 21 orig. issues, 25th May 1938-November 1943, b&w illusts., orig. printed wrappers, mostly stapled as issued, a little rubbed to edges, slim 8vo, together with Weidinger (Otto), Das Reich I-IV, 1934-43, numerous b&w illusts. after photos, etc., orig. cloth, 8vo, plus three others related (Facsimile Querschnitt durch das Schwarze Korps, ed. Helmut Heiber and Hildegard von Kotze, 1968, Rassenpolitik, c. 1940/41 & Der Feldpostbrief, Rasse- und Siedlungshauptant, November-December 1943) Leitheft issues present: Fourth Year, Numbers 2 & 3, Fifth Year, Numbers 3-4 & 8-8B, Sixth Year Issues 5B, 6B & 9A/B, Seventh Year, Issues 3A, 4A, 5B, 7A, 8B, 9B, 10A, & 10B, Eighth Year, Issues 3-5 and Ninth Year, Issues 1 & 11. (28) £100-150

804 Shakespear (Col. L.W.). History of the 2nd King Edward’s Own Goorkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles), vols. 1-3, pub. Aldershot, 1950, col. plts., numerous b & w illusts. from photos, folding maps and plans, orig. green and red cloth gilt, 4to, VG

808 Stewart (Captain P.F.). The History of the XII Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales’s), 2 vols., pub. OUP, 1950, colour plates and maps, a few light spots, t.e.g., full red morocco gilt, 8vo (2)

809 Worshipful Company of Armourers and Brasiers. A presentation album of the Company’s properties, [1953], eighteen gelatin silver prints mounted to album leaf rectos with printed captions beneath, images approx. 19 x 24cm and similar, printed explanation leaf (signed by the surveyor F. Arthur Wagstaff) and index leaf, copy no. 10 for Edwin Archer inscribed to front f.e.p. verso, orig. burgundy morocco gilt, a little rubbed, oblong folio (1)

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£70-100

810 WWII - Italy. 24th Guards Brigade Operations, August 1944 to May 1945: Italy, Triest, 1945, mimeographed typescript with folding coloured maps, stamped ‘Secret 78’ to contents page, orig. linen backed printed wrappers, a little soiled, folio, in orig. worn envelope addressed to Captain O. H. Bovill (1)

Volume 1 was first published in 1912. (3) £100-150

£100-150

£150-200


811 Wylly (Colonel H.C. & others). History of the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, vols. 1-5, 1926-1950, plates and maps, vol. I with three folding maps contained in rear pocket, scattered spotting, t.e.g., original vellum gilt, some light stains, 8vo

812 Wylly (Colonel H.C.). The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 2 vols., 1933, numerous maps and plates, a few light spots, original red cloth gilt, spines faded, 4to

813 Wyrall (Everard). The History of the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry 19141919, 1st ed., 1932, b & w illusts. from photos, twenty-one folding maps, orig. cloth gilt, 4to, together with Hare (Lieutenant-Colonel Lewis), The Annals of the King’s Royal Rifle Corps, vols. 3 & 4 only, 1st eds., 1926 & 1929, b & w illusts. from photos, folding maps, orig. cloth gilt, thick 8vo, plus The King’s Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle, 6 vols., 1922, 1925-7, 1930 & 1939, b & w illusts. from photos, folding maps, orig. cloth, lettered and blocked in silver (1939 bound in orig. printed stiff wrappers, some wear to spine), 8vo

(2)

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Vols. I & II subscribers limited edition, 3/145, for Lt.-Col. F.J.G. Agg, D.S.O. (5) £200-3000

£100-150

£100-150

Lot 811

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814 Younghusband (Colonel G.J.). The Story of the Guides, 1st ed., 1908, port. frontis., b & w illusts. from photos, orig. cloth gilt, rubbed on spine, 8vo, together with Lord Roberts of Kandahar (FieldMarshal), Forty-One Years in India from Subaltern to Commander-in-Chief, 2 vols., 1900, portraits, folding maps, orig. cloth gilt, a trifle rubbed, 8vo, plus The Kukri. The Journal of the Brigade of Gurkhas, nos. 1021 bound in 3, 1958-69, num. col. and b & w illusts. from photos, contemp. cloth, 4to, and others of Indian interest (3 shelves)

£150-200


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