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Aviation, Military & Transport Medals, Stamps & Coins 12 MAY 2017


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HISTORIC AVIATION MILITARY, MARITIME & TRANSPORT HISTORY MEDALS, STAMPS & COINS 12 MAY 2017 COMMENCING VIEWING

10 am Tuesday 9 May - 9am-6pm Wednesday 10 May - 9am-6pm Thursday 11 May - 9am-6pm Morning of sale from 9am

AUCTIONEERS

Henry Meadows Nathan Winter

Mallard House, Broadway Lane, South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 5UQ T: +44 (0) 1285 860006 F: +44 (0) 1285 862461 E: info@dominicwinter.co.uk www.dominicwinter.co.uk


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SALE INFORMATION All lots are offered subject to the Conditions of Sales and Business exhibited in the saleroom and printed at the back of this catalogue. For full terms and conditions of sale please see our website or contact the auction office. A buyer’s premium of 23.4% of the hammer price is payable by the buyers of all asterisked lots, except those lots not marked with an asterisk, in which case the buyer’s premium is 19.5%. Artist’s Resale Rights Law (Droit de Suite). Lots marked with AR next to the lot number may be subject to Droit de Suite. For further details see Information for Buyers at rear of catalogue. BIDDING Bidding in Person: Customers are asked to pay cash or establish a credit with the Auctioneers prior to the sale. Payment may be made while the sale is in progress: please see the cashier in the auction office. For all other payment arrangements please refer to information at the end of the catalogue. Online Bidding: Live online bidding is available at the-saleroom.com and invaluable.com.

Commission Bids: Commission bids may be submitted for this sale in a number of different ways: T: +44 (0) 1285 860006 F: +44 (0) 1285 862461 E: info@dominicwinter.co.uk Via our website www.dominicwinter.co.uk Please ensure that all commission bids reach us by 10am on the morning of sale. Telephone Bids: Telephone bids only accepted for lots with estimated value greater than £300 and should reach us by 9am on the morning of sale.

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CONTENTS Stamps

630-645

Coins & Historical Medals

646-661

Maritime, Transport, Models & Instruments

662-685

The Schneider Trophy, featuring The D’Arcy Greig Collection

686-699

The Air Commodore Herbert George Brackley Collection

700-714

Aviation Propellers

715-729

Aviation Memorabilia

730-822

Aviation Books

823-834

Military Books

835-875

Printed Military Ephemera

876-884

Arms & Militaria

885-927

Orders, Decorations & Medals

Cover illustrations: Front cover: lot 813 Inside front cover: lot 687 Inside back cover: lot 666 Back cover: lot 973

928-1009


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Queens’ Binder A. Manuscript Precedency of Ye Peerage of England, circa 1677. Collection of Howard M. Nixon. Estimate £2,000-£3,000. (Fine Bookbindings, 14 June 2017).

FORTHCOMING SALES IN 2017 Wednesday 10 May

Printed Books, Maps & Documents Travel & Atlases including a Private Library of Polar Exploration

Thursday 11 May

Motoring, Cycling, Maritime & Railway History Motoring Collectables & Literature, Bicycles & Models in association with Transport Collector Auctions

Wednesday 14 June

British Topographical Books & Early Maps including a private collection of Yorkshire books Early Printed Books & Manuscripts Fine Bookbindings: Renaissance to Arts & Crafts Bookbinding Tools & Accessories

Thursday 15 June

Fine Art & Antiques Paintings & Watercolours, Old Master & Modern Prints & Drawings Antique Furniture & Collectables

Wednesday 19 July

Printed Books, Maps & Documents

Thursday 20 July

Modern Literature & First Editions Children’s & Illustrated Books Peepshows, Games, Victorian Greetings Cards & Playing Cards

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


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STAMPS To commence at 10am 630* World, in stockbooks, on album pages and cover album, with much Asia incl. interesting looking earlier China, Japan and Manchukuo covers, stamps incl. much early Thailand, Great Britain ranges etc. (-)

£150-200

631* World, three cartons with various world albums, GB incl. 1840 1d black and 2d blue, 1858 1d red plate 140 mint block of twelve, some thematics, covers, stamps in packets etc. (3 cartons)

£150-200

632* World Stamps, incl. two old time Lincoln albums, one with better Great Britain QV and KE7 mint to 9d, an old album of Commonwealth incl. 1840 1d black with four margins, various covers, loose in envelopes etc. (-)

£100-150

633* World Stamps in three spring-back albums, incl. Great Britain from QV, Foreign countries largely pre 1940 ranges (3)

£30-40

Lot 630 634* France. A collection of French stamps in an Yvert & Tellier album from 1849 Ceres issues to 1970, mint and used, 1944 to 1959, looks complete and mostly mint and unmounted (1)

£150-200

637* Great Britain accumulation in a box, much sorted into packets with Victorian incl. Officials Government Parcels 1887-90 1s green with good colour (4, incl. dot to left and another to right) used, 1971 Wedgwood booklet etc. (a carton)

£80-120

635* Switzerland. A collection of Swiss postal history from pre-stamp, seated Helvetia imperf and perf on covers, airmail, Pro Juvente and Pro Patria on covers, postcards, newspaper wrappers etc.

638* GB Commonwealth. A collection of GB Commonwealth stamps from QV to QE, mint and used in a good quality black stockbook

(a quantity)

(1)

£80-120

£100-150

636* Airmails with 1917 Italy Experimental Turin-Rome flight cover, 1926 USA cover via Zeppelin LZ127, 1928 Germany single 4m Zeppelin stamp LZ127 to USA, Germany 1912 semi-postal set of three stamps mint etc.

639* Great Britain in albums and stockbooks, incl. 1840 1d and 2d fair, other Victorian to 5s, mint decimal issues with Commemoratives to 2001, Definitives to 0, FDCs TO 2001, and various worldwide

(-)

(-)

£50-80

Lot 634

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£200-250


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641* Great Britain Presentation Packs collection in albums and loose, through to 2006, high face value (-)

£200-250

642* Great Britain 1841-1967 collection in an album, including various QV, KGV to 10s, 1948 Wedding used etc. (1)

£60-80

643* Great Britain, largely decimal sets and booklets, and a few covers. High face value (-)

£150-200

644* Lundy Island. Three albums of stamps and covers, from 1929 onwards, including Atlantic Coasts Air Lines, the majority is more modern mail to and from the island with various cachets etc. (3)

£80-120

645* R.A.F. Museum Covers in two albums and loose, some signed (180+)

£40-60

COINS & HISTORICAL MEDALS

640* Great Britain. A largely Victorian collection in albums, on cards etc contained in a small case, with 1840 1d blacks (5, one on cover), 1840 2d blue, later to 5s and 10s etc. (-)

£200-250

646* Crown, G.V.R., 1927, good very fine (1)

£100-150

647* Roman. Six silver Denarius, Antonius Pius, Vespasian, Severus Alexander, Elagabalus, Trajan and Septimus Severus, conditions variable (6)

£100-150

648* Roman. Six silver Denarius, Hadrian, Iceni, Caracalla (2), Julia Maesa, Antonius Pius, conditions variable (6)

£100-150

649* Roman. Seven silver Denarius, Septimus Severus (2), Trajan, Hadrian (3), Severus Alexander, conditions variable

Lot 647

(7)

Lot 648

£100-150

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Lot 650 650* Royal Gold Medal, of The Institute of British Architects, obvs. Victoria Regina, profile facing left Cudi Jussit, rev. coat of arms The Institute of British Architects Incorporated 1837, edge impressed ‘James Pennethorne. 1864’, pierced with gold suspension, scratch to obverse, 55mm diameter, 120g, in a fitted dark blue velvet case, see lot 661 Although this medal is not hallmarked it has been laser-tested as 23ct gold or more. Sir James Pennethorne (1801-1871) was an architect and planner, particularly associated with buildings and parks in Central London. He was born in Worcester and moved to London to study architecture, first under August Pugin and then John Nash. In 1824 he set off on a tour of France, Italy and Sicily, studying Antiquities. On his return in 1826 he entered the office of John Nash and as his principal assistant directed the West Strand, King William Street and other important improvements completing the Park Village East and West in Regent’s Park after Nash’s death. In 1832 he was directly employed by the Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Woods to prepare plans for further improvements to the capital. One of his aims was to form a great street running from the extreme east to extreme west of London but this proved to be too great for the government. Between 1852 and 1856 he completed the west wing of William Chambers’ Somerset House. Pennethorne was knighted in recognition of his public services, in November 1870.

Lot 651

The Royal Gold Medal for architecture is awarded annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects, in recognition of an individual’s or group’s substantial contribution to international architecture. It was first struck in 1848 and it’s recipients include some of the most influential architects of the 19th and 20th centuries, including Frank Lloyd Wright (1941), Le Corbusier (1953) etc. Sir James Pennethorne was the 18th recipient of the medal being presented it in 1865. (1) £4000-6000

651* Royal Mint. George VI 1937 Specimen set of 15 coins, in original ‘Royal Mint’ leather box, uncirculated (1)

£150-200

652* Royal Mint. United Kingdom Gold Proof Sovereign Three Coin Set, comprising 1998 Double Sovereign, Sovereign and Half Sovereign, uncirculated, with certificate (No 0556) and red leather box (1)

£500-700

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653* Royal Mint. E.II.R. Gold Sovereign, 2003, produced for the Coronation Anniversary Year, uncirculated with packaging (1)

£150-200

Lot 656

654* Royal Mint. E.II.R. Gold Sovereign, 2004, St. George and the Dragon issue, uncirculated with packaging (1)

£150-200

657* Sovereign. G.V.R. Gold Sovereign, 1911, good very fine (1)

£150-200

659* Trading Tokens. A collection of 18th century copper trading tokens, 1793 Halfpenny reverse R. Campin Haberdasher Goat Lane Norwich, 1794 Chichester Halfpenny, reverse Queen Elizabeth, 1854 New Brunswick One Penny Currency, 1797 Cartwheel Twopence, Cartwheel Penny, 1813 Birmingham Workhouse Three Pence Token, reverse One Pound Note Payable at the Workhouse for 80 Tokens, two similar tokens for 240 Tokens and other coins, condition variable (57)

£150-200

655* Royal Mint. E.II.R. Gold Sovereign, 1979, reverse St. George and the Dragon, good very fine plus E.II.R. Half Sovereign, 1982, extremely fine (1)

£250-300

656* Royal Mint. United Kingdom Gold Proof Sovereign, 2005, reverse St. George and the Dragon, uncirculated with certificate (No 2630) and packaging (1)

£200-300

658* Spink & Sons. Sir Winston Churchill (18741965) gold commemorative medal, obverse Sir Winston during WWII, reverse showing spirit of England with legend “Very Well, Alone”, 40mm diameter, approx. 48g, extremely fine, cased with certificate, 384/1000 Struck to commemorate the death of Churchill in 1965, the reverse was adapted from the famous cartoon by Sir David Low, published in the Evening Standard in 1940, after the retreat from Dunkirk. (1) £1000-1500

660* Trading Tokens. A collection of Colonial copper trading tokens, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, etc, including George II 1759 British Victories copper medal, the reverse with inverted French fleur-de-lis, battle victories named around the edge, Victorian Copper Works Melbourne 1862, Australia 1820 Iredale & Co Iron Merchants and General Ironmongers, plus French coins World coins, condition variable (93)

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£150-200


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661* Victorian Gold Medal, by R. Wyon commemorating Somerset House 1781, obv. Sir William Chambers profile facing right, After Westmacott, 1725-1796, rev. Somerset House 1781, Sir William Chambers R.A. Architect, edge engraved ‘To Jas Pennethorne Esq. Archt’ , ‘A Mark of Respect from his Professional Brethren on his Completion of Somerset House 1857’, pierced with gold suspension ring, edge bruise, 55mm diameter, 136g, in original fitted red leather case, the lid embossed ‘J. Pennethorne Esqre Architect. M.I.B.A. From his Professional Brethren 1857’, see lot 650 Although this medal is not hallmarked it has been laser-tested as 23ct gold or more. (1)

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£4000-6000


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Lot 662

Lot 663

664* British-American Cup. A 1920s British-American Cup Crew Medal by Anthony De Francisci Sculptor 1922, in brass, the obverse cast with two figures representing Britannia and a lion of England plus American bald eagle. looking out upon yachts, reverse ‘DONATED BY RALPH ELLIS COMMODORE SEAWANHAKA CORINTHIAN YACHT CLUB’, engraved ‘CAPTAIN R.T. DIXON REG 1923’, within a border of dolphins and scallop shells, 75mm

MARITIME, TRANSPORT, MODELS & INSTRUMENTS 662* Britains Soldiers. Royal Marines, comprising 1 officer and 12 men marching with rifle on shoulder, blue dress with white pith helmet, square base; Cameron Highlanders, comprising 1 officer, 4 standing, 4 lying, 4 kneeling, scarlet tunics, white pith helmets and kilts; Waterloo 1815 Highlanders, 8 standing to attention with lance, 1 with musket plus bugler; 12 Highlanders charging; 5 Bengal Lancers with yellow coats, red and white pennant on brown horses; 5 Cossack Lancers with green coats, red and yellow pennant on 3 on brown and 2 on black horses; British Line Regiment marching comprising 1 officer and 7 men, blue dress with blue cloth helmets, round base; Mountain Artillery battery, comprising 4 mules, 1 mounted officer and 6 gunners with blue tunic (2 trays)

Anthony de Francisci (1887-1964) was born in Palmero, Italy. The British American Cup originated in 1921, and was the first contest to race six meter boats skippered by the two countries. The Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club was the first American group to compete with British yachts off Cowes, Isle of Wight, during the summer of 1921. Captain R.T. Dixon lived in Admiralty Cottage in Mylor, Cornwall. (1) £70-100

£200-300

665* Cane. A 19th-century marine ivory walking stick, with horn segments to the handle, 80.5cm long

663* Britains Soldiers. Boer War period Army Service Corps wagon, comprising 2 loose riders, wagon with 3 A.S.C. crates and 2 horses (one with integral riders); Royal Field Artillery mounted team and officer in field service dress, the gun carriage with 6 horses; Royal Army Medical Corps ambulance with 4 horses and 2 riders, navy blue full dress; Royal Horse Artillery mounted team with 6 horses and gun carriage; WWI Infantry regiment comprising 2 Officer’s and 14 men and other related items (2 trays)

(1)

£100-150

666* Clyde Puffer. A well-made model of the West Highland Steam Coaster Inchlight of Greenock, wooden construction with cabin, mast and deck fittings, the hull black and red, 58cm high x 85cm long, presented on a wooden stand with related blue print The Clyde Puffer was a coal fired cargo ship operating on the Forth and Clyde between 1856-1939. (2) £200-300

£200-300

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Lot 669

667* Admiral Nelson. A collection of Nelson related collectables comprising an treen walking stick made of oak and copper from Nelson’s Flagship HMS Foudroyant, with detailed copper collar, 87.5cm long, a similar inkwell and letter opener with copper plaques ‘From the Bowsprit of HMS Victory’, the inkwell with hinged lid enclosing glass inkpot, 6.5cm high x 6cm wide, two miniature desk top model cannons plus a 19th century Staffordshire pottery flatback modelled for the Death of Nelson, 22.3cm high (6)

£150-200

668* HMS Royal George. A treen souvenir carved as a miniature book for the History of the Royal George, with transfer printed decoration ‘In Memory of the Royal George Sunk at Spithead August 29, 1782’, 10 x 5.5cm, together with a sanguine print by Pollard after Kettle, 1782 of Admiral Kempenfelt and the wreck of the Royal George, 20.5 x 13cm (8 x 5ins), in a modern gilt frame and glazed

670* Italian School. ‘Arracan’ Merchant Vessel, late 19th century, gouache on board, indistinctly signed lower left, 14.5 x 29.5cm, contemporary oak frame and glazed with gilt inset (1)

HMS Royal George sunk at Spithead on 29 August 1782 with the loss of 900 lives including Admiral Kempenfelt. Various attempts were made in 1939 and 1840 to recover items from the wreck including cannons. Gunpowder cylinders caused a great column of water to rise in the air and a circular wave 180 yards in diameter. Woodwork floated to the surface and was collected and made into snuff boxes, books and other souvenirs. (2) £200-300

£200-300

669* HMS Shannon. An interesting grape shot cannon ball, painted in gold on black H.M. Ship Shannon 1813 within a wreath on a contemporary carved oak stand, total height 17.5cm high together with a 1920s black and white photograph of a roll of honour, erected in 1927, for Shannon and Chesapeake, 14.5 x 9cm, mount aperture, framed and glazed HMS Shannon was a 38-gun Leda-class frigate of the Royal Navy. She was launched in 1806 and served throughout the Napoleonic Wars and War of 1812. Her noteworthy victory was on 1 June 1813 when she captured the American Navy’s USS Chesapeake off Boston Harbour. Despite the fact that the ships were evenly matched, Chesapeake was captured in less than 15 minutes, in what was to be known as one of history’s deadliest single ship actions. (2) £300-500

671* King (George, 20th century). ‘Patricia’ and other ferries off St Catherine’s Point, Isle of Wight, watercolour on paper, signed lower right, 28 x 38cm, framed and glazed (1)

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£100-150


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Lot 672

672* Microscope. An 18th century John Cuff Brass Compound Monocular Microscope circa 1750, signed on the stage J. Cuff Londini Inv & Fecit, mounted on a mahogany base with drawer containing 6 objectives, fish plate and other accessories, 34cm high, in mahogany pillar case with drawer containing Bonanni stage, specimen slides including cased slides plus a manuscript list of specimen examples and other accessories, restoration to the case and wooden base required (1)

ÂŁ2000-3000

673* Musical Box. Edwardian Musical Box, of rectangular form, veneered in rosewood and inlaid with musical trophies, the hinged lid enclosing mechanical movement and cylinder with paper label inscribed with 8 tunes, 15cm high x 57cm wide x 21cm deep, old worm holes and damage to the case (1)

Lot 673

ÂŁ200-300

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Lot 676 Lot 674 674* Phonograph. Edison Standard Phonograph, with plate stamped Type 2 “Standard”, in an oak case with aluminium horn and winding handle together with 26 cylinders including Sacred Song by Albert Pearce, It’s a long way to Tipperary, etc (1)

£200-300

675* RMS Niagara. A commemorative hand bell with anchor handle, the bell engraved R.M.S. Niagara dated 7-2-37, with 8 sets of initials, 15cm high

677* Telescope. A 19th century lacquered brass library telescope, the 105cm tube signed on the backplate ‘Gargory, 41 Bull St, Birmingham’, with interchangeable eyepieces, mounted on a folding stand, in a mahogany box with handles and brass plate engraved ‘A.G. Jackson’, 18cm high x 111cm wide x 27cm deep James Gargory, optician from 1874. (1) £300-500

RMS Niagara nicknamed the Titanic of the Pacific, in 1940 she was struck by a mine and sank with a large consignment of gold bullion on-board. (1) £50-80

680* Wilkinson (Norman, 1878-1971). Merchant Shipping off Port, drypoint etching, unsigned, 16 x 22.5cm, together with a pen and ink on paper, “British Major”, showing a merchant vessel, 20.5 x 30cm, both framed and glazed

676* Royal Navy Destroyer. A good scale model of the Royal Navy Destroyer D98, HMS York, finely built in wood and plastic with cabin, gun deck and helicopter launching pad 150cm long with remote control HMS York was a Batch III Type 42 Destroyer built by Swan Hunter, Tyne and Wear, laid down in 1980, launched in 1982, commissioned in 1985, she served in the Persian Gulf, Australia and took part in the invasion of Iraq in 2003, she was decommissioned in 2012 and scrapped in Turkey in 2015. HMS York was the Royal Navy’s fastest Destroyer. (1) £500-800

Lot 677

(2)

£100-150

678* Telescope. A 19th century lacquered library telescope, 96cm tube mounted on a folding stand with interchangeable eyepieces, in a pine box, 14cm high x 101cm wide x 23.5cm deep (1)

£150-200

679 Toudouze, Rondeleux, Ronciere, Dollfus, Tramond, & Lestonnat. Histoire de la Marine, 2nd edition published by the Societe Nationale de Enterprises de Presse, Editions Saint-Georges Paris, 1939, a hardback volume quarter-bound in mottled brown and cream boards with a red cloth spine, with the title in sliver on the spine, an authoritative work in French, profusely illustrated with monochrome photographs and full-page gravure plates, and also including many full-colour plates, with many ‘tipped-in’, 15 x 11.25 ins, patterned sea-green end-papers, pp xii, 610, the edges of the covers are very slightly rubbed, else an excellent, clean and sound copy, folio (1)

£100-150

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681* Coombs (Peter, 1929-2007). Full Steam Ahead, pastel on paper, showing a locomotive coming through a tunnel, signed lower left, 16.5 x 21.5cm, titled verso, framed and glazed (1)

£70-100


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682* Mortimer (Geoffrey, 1930-2008). LNER No. 39, watercolour on paper, signed verso, 27 x 22cm, together with another by the same artist, Rito of Ipswich, watercolour on paper showing a merchant ship in port, 26 x 21cm, both framed and glazed (2)

£70-100

683* Photographic Archive. An extensive archive amassing approximately 55,000 photographs of British railway locomotives collected by Jack Perry of Staffordshire, including prints of locomotives, circa 1940s-2000s, many contained in albums Jack Perry’s aim was to try and collect a print of every loco and in the various liveries carried so there are some with liveries which were fairly short-lived, especially in the post-BR era. Also included are a number of locomotive nameplate photographs. The vast majority of this collection are in colour with probably no more than 10 per cent in black and white. Mainly covering the 1960s to 2000s, Jack took many of the photographs himself and also collected from various other sources, being in contact with various other collectors as well as some commercial sellers. There are also digital prints for those that proved harder to find. There may often be more than one print of the same loco in the same colours but these are generally from different angles, with little or no actual complete duplication. In addition there are a few thousand steam prints, both in operation and preservation. (approx. 55,000) £2000-3000

Lot 683

684* Revill (R.J.). George V in the sheds at Swindon, oil on canvas, signed and dated 1989 lower left, 56 x 92cm (22 x 36ins), framed (1)

£200-300

685* Verity (Colin, 1924-2011). GWR Locomotive ‘King Richard’, No. 6051, oil on board, signed in pencil verso, 44.5 x 60cm, framed (1)

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£200-300


THE SCHNEIDER TROPHY, FEATURING THE D’ARCY GREIG COLLECTION D’Arcy Greig was born in Morayshire, Scotland on 1 February 1900, educated at Weston High School, Elgin and then Elgin Academy Morriston. The family moved to Kingston upon Thames and then settled in Bexhill on Sea following the death of his father in 1913. He joined the Royal Flying Corps in 1918. After passing vigorous training at the Royal School of Aeronautics, Greig then transferred to 190 and 192 (night training squadron) at Upwood, Cambridgeshire. He was trained to fly the BE2 bi-plane, the De Haviland 6 (Skyhook) and the FE2b pusher bi-plane. On 20 August 1918 he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the RAF Aeroplane & Seaplane Branch, and 8 days later posted to 83 Squadron flying over France on night reconnaissance and bombing operations. Continuing with various operations throughout the remainder of the war. His post war service included a posting in Iraq with 6 Squadron, he took part in many ferocious operations obtaining the Distinguished Flying Cross ‘for gallantry and devotion to duty’. Greig returned to the United Kingdom in 1923 and the following year became an instructor at the Central Flying School. It was here that he linked up with Flt Lt John Boothman, who would also later join the High Speed Flight and be part of the Schneider Trophy Team. On 1 May 1928 Greig was posted to the staff of the Maritime Aircraft Experimental Establishment at Felixstowe and on 5 November he raised the World Air Speed Record to 319.57mph (in four consecutive flights) in his ‘Flying Bullet’. Flight Lieutenant S. Kinkead, a member of the RAF High Speed Flight, had been killed attempting the same record in March that year and Greig became an official member at Calshot in February 1929 as a result of Kinkead’s death. The 1929 Schneider Trophy contest was held on 7 September at Cowes, the race course started and finished at Ryde Pier, and was thirty-one miles long on each lap, consisting of a four-sided ‘kite’ pattern. The British team consisted of Squadron Leader A.H. Orlebar as its flight commander, with Flight Lieutenant Stainforth, Flight Lieutenant D’Arcy Greig, and Flying Officers R.L.R. Atcherley and H.R.D. Waghorn as competing pilots. The aircraft consisted of two Supermarine S6 Seaplanes, N247 and N248 flown by Waghorn and Atcherley, Greig was allocated a Supermarine S5 N219. Only Italy had sent a team for this particular race, the weather was perfect on the day of the race, Waghorn had the first attempt reaching speeds of 328.63mph and won the race, Greig 282.11mph and Atcherley disqualified, the two Italian aircraft were forced to retire leaving a M52R coming 2nd (284.2mph). It is estimated that 1.5 million people watched the race from both shore sides of the Solent and also on a flotilla. Greig continued his service with the RAF until 1946 retiring as an Air Commodore, he passed away on 7 July 1986, his ashes scattered across the Solent, a fitting tribute to a Schneider Trophy legend. 686* Schneider Trophy. An Impressive Art Deco firescreen, commemorating the 1931 win at Cowshot, Hampshire, the glass panel etched ‘The Schneider Trophy 1931, Flt. Lt. John. N. Boothman, September 13th 1931, 340.08mph’, in a wooden frame, 77cm high x 49.5cm wide Not part of the D’Arcy Greig Collection. Air Chief Marshal Sir John Nelson Boothman, KCB, KBE, DFC, AFC (1901-57), educated at Harrow, joined the Royal Air Force in 1921 and became an instructor at the Central Flying School, he won the Schneider Trophy in 1931 which was in fact the last competition. His WWII and post war service saw him rise to the rank of Air Chief Marshal. (1) £500-800

687* Schneider Trophy. A 1929 Schneider Trophy silver-plated presentation piece by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths, finely modelled with a Supermarine S6 on naturalistic base, inscribed ‘Winner Schneider Trophy 1929, World Speed Record 357 M.P.H., Supermarine Rolls Royce S6’, 11cm wingspan, base 10cm long

Lot 687

The D’Arcy Greig collection. (1)

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£2000-3000


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688* Schneider Trophy. A WWII period RAF Officer’s side cap, with cloth badge applied with gilt wings, two brass buttons to the front, lining with tailors label for ‘Bates Hatten, Jermyn Street’, together with a propeller blade photograph frame encompassing a monochrome photograph of D’Arcy Greig in Mesopotamia, 26cm high, plus a pre WWI period Aviators Assistant armband The D’Arcy Greig collection. (3)

Lot 690

£200-300

691* Schneider Trophy. A 1927 car mascot of the Supermarine S6, in chrome with red, white and blue enamel tail fin, roundels to the wings, 17cm wingspan, mounted on a wooden base with RAF winged emblem Not part of the D’Arcy Greig collection. (1) £300-500

689* Schneider Trophy. An impressive leather flying helmet, circa 1929, worn by D’Arcy Greig in the 1929 Schneider Trophy Race, with fold over visor and fastening straps, chamois lining with tailors label for ‘Kett Product’ size 7 ¼ plus flying goggles manufactured by E.B. Meyrowitz, France, with elasticated strap, with Science Museum collection label

692* Schneider Trophy. Royal Aero Club Schneider Seaplane Race, 7th September 1929, uncoloured photolithographic sea chart of the Solent below Portsmouth, laid on linen, title printed in red, watercolour and pen annotations showing the course for aircraft competing in the trophy, two inset horizon profiles, some fraying and occasional closed tears to margins, slight creasing, 68 x 110cm Not part of the D’Arcy Greig collection. (1) £200-300

Lot 691

The D’Arcy Greig collection, exhibited at the Science Museum. (1) £500-800

690* Schneider Trophy. A framed presentation piece commemorating the 1927 Schneider Trophy Team, the frame with brass plaque engraved ‘Presented by Flight Lieutenant Reg Davies M.B.E. 19051988’, with original invitation from Felixstowe Urban District Council inviting L.A.C. R.H. Davies to a Banquet and Dance on 13 October 1927 “In Honour of the Schneider Trophy Team” , with fine monochrome photographs of the team and the Supermarine S6 N220 & N221, 16 x 23cm, some damage and creasing to the photographs, framed and glazed 150 x 81cm Not part of the D’Arcy Greig collection. (1) £200-300

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693* Schneider Trophy Schneider Trophy, 1931, Dinner Menu to Officers of the High Speed Flight, Royal Air Force 16 October 1931, with 10 pencil signed signatures including Sir Malcolm Campbell, the winner F/Lt J.F. Boothman plus F/Lt G.H. Stainforth A.F.C. and other distinguished pilots, 15 x 10cm The D’Arcy Greig collection. (1)

£200-300

695* Schneider Trophy. His Britannic Majesty’s Government Luncheon to The Competing Teams at the Schneider Trophy Contest, 1929 Menu Card, Ritz Hotel, London 11 September 1929, with 8 pencil signatures of the Italian team including Warrant Officer Toni Dal Molin, Sergeant Pilot M.F. Angello, 18.5 x 14cm The D’Arcy Greig collection. (1)

£150-200

696* Schneider Trophy. Informal Dinner and Discussion in the St. Ermin’s Hotel, Westminster Menu Card, 15 November 1929, the cover showing SE.6. Flight Photo, 16.5 x 10.5cm together with International Aero Exhibition Closing Banquet invitation card held on 27 July 1929 admitting Mr D. Longden, 10 x 14.5cm plus Luncheon ticket to Lady Bailey, Savoy Hotel, London 17 January 1929, the reverse with a sketch of a bar brooch, 7.5 x 11xcm The D’Arcy Greig collection. (3)

694* Schneider Trophy. Central Flying School Royal Air Force Re-Union Dinner Menu Card, held at Upavon, on 6 November 1931, with 9 pencil signed signatures including Arthur Whitten Brown, F/Lt G.H. Stainforth A.F.C. and other distinguished pilots, 16.5 x 11.5cm The D’Arcy Greig collection. (1)

£150-200

The D’Arcy Greig collection. (1)

£70-100

699* Schneider Trophy. Ashby (R.S.), Gloster IVA, watercolour, showing this historic aircraft in flight, signed lower right, 37 x 25.5cm, framed and glazed together with a watercolour on card of a Sopwith Triplane, titled verso, 22.5 x 14cm, unframed The D’Arcy Greig collection. (2)

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£150-200

£80-120

697* Schneider Trophy. The Schneider Trophy Contest Official Souvenir Programme, September 6-7th 1929, 71 pages, numerous illustrations and adverts, 4to, together with another programme for 12 September 1931, 52 pages, numerous illustrations and adverts, 4to, plus a copy of Flight, The Schneider Trophy Contest Souvenir edition, 6 September 1929, the cover inscribed ‘D’Arcy Greig’ and related items The D’Arcy Greig collection. (8)

698* Schneider Trophy. A folder compiled by D’Arcy Greig relating to his Schneider Trophy win, comprising 14 black & white photographs of the Supermarine-Napier, newspaper cuttings, a telegram from Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard, congratulating Greig on his performance dated 5 November 1928, a letter from the Commanding Officer, Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment, Felixstowe dated 28 September 1928 titled ‘Attempt on Speed Record’, newspaper cuttings, Luncheon and Dinner tickets, etc

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AIR COMMODORE HERBERT GEORGE BRACKLEY CBE, DSO, DSC, FRGS, FRAes Ordre de la Couronne Belgique, Croix de Guerre 1894-1948 Herbert George Brackley enlisted in the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) in April 1915 and gained his Royal Aero Club Certificate No 1474 on 27 July 1915. As Flight Lieutenant Brackley he was a flight commander on No. 7 Squadron RNAS when the Squadron formed in November 1916, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross in May 1917 and appointed a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order in June 1917, both awards for his exploits as a night bomber pilot. When No 7A Squadron finally became independent of No 7 Squadron in December 1917 and was renumbered as No 14 Squadron RNAS, Acting Squadron Commander Brackley was appointed its first commanding officer. On the formation of the Royal Air Force on 1 April 1918, the Squadron became No 214 Squadron Royal Air Force, with Major H.G Brackley as commanding officer. Known to friends and colleagues as ‘Brackles’, he left the RAF after the end of the war and commenced a career in civil aviation as Chief of the Air Department of Handley Page Transport. He went to Newfoundland with a Handley Page V/1500 in order to attempt the trans-Atlantic crossing but was beaten in the attempt by Alcock & Brown and so flew the other way and completed the first flight from Newfoundland to New York accompanied by Admiral Mark Kerr and Major Tryggve Gran who acted as navigator. In 1921 Brackley joined Lord Sempill’s British Aviation Mission to Japan as Air Advisor to The Japanese Naval Air Service. The group of paperwork in the archive relating to this period includes a five page typescript document relating to the Aerial Escort for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’s visit in April 1922, setting out the schedule, the aircraft to be used and the names of the pilots, there are numerous documents relating to technical matters, including the care and maintenance of F5’s, notes on Seal & Viking tests, letters from Fairy Aviation Co. Ltd. and D. Napier & Son Ltd. concerning the supply of seaplanes and engines, etc., notes on Salvus parachutes, arrangements for an oversea flight to Ogasawara in F5’s, a report on deck landing trials on ‘Hosho’, a sequence of correspondence relating to Mitsuibishi deck torpedo carrier and Mitsuibishi triplane (which would seem to show direct links with the events that took place eighteen years later at Pearl Harbour, using the training and tactics developed by the British Aviation Mission). It was in Japan that he met his wife, Frida, who was on a world cruise. She was the daughter of Sir Robert and Lady Edith Mond. Sir Robert Mond (1867-1938) was later Chairman of the family business, Brunner Mond & Co. and in 1926 the company merged with others to form ICI (Imperial Chemical Industries). Brackles and Frida were married in London on 27 September 1922 but went back to live in Japan. Returning to Britain in 1924, Brackley joined the newly formed Imperial Airways as their Air Superintendent but he remained in the Reserve Air Force Officers in the rank of Flying Officer, being promoted to Flight Lieutenant in 1925 and Squadron Leader in 1927. His task with Imperial Airways was to plan operations and organise training as well as carry out route development. He flew the first scheduled flight in the new Armstrong Whitworth Argosy from Paris to London on 5th August 1926 and he personally surveyed the route taken by the new four-engined flying boats between England and Australia. The documents in the archive relating to this period include many Imperial Airways cables and memoranda as well as an interesting five-page document (marked Confidential) entitled ‘Imperial Airways Limited Empire Air Mail Scheme. Record of Survey Flight, Singapore-DarwinSydney-Singapore, of Royal Air Force Singapore III Flying Boat, 6th May – 18th June, 1936’, compiled by Major H.G. Brackley. Recalled to full time service with the RAF in 1939, he was initially assigned to Coastal Command where his experience with flying boats and trans-Atlantic flights proved useful and in 1943 he was appointed to the post of SASO in the newly created Transport Command. At the end of the war he relinquished his commission and continued his civil aviation career, initially with British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) and later as Chief Executive of British South American Airways Corporation (BSAA). Amongst his post-war achievements was the successful evacuation of over 35,000 government officials and families, evacuees and destitutes between India, Pakistan and Baluchistan. Brackley sadly lost his life in a swimming accident in Rio de Janeiro on 15th November 1948.

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700* Early Years. Paperwork relating to Brackley’s early years, including five Sevenoaks School reports from 1906-08, contract of employment with Reuter’s Telegram Company (November 1911), reference to the Air Department from Reuter’s (June 1915), five contemporary photographs, including his time as a cadet with the Westerham Company, 3rd City of London Fusiliers and the Church Lads Brigade (C.L.B.), the 1913 Reuter’s Football XI team (second row far right), this lot is sold with a copy of Brackles. Memoirs of a Pioneer of Civil Aviation and ‘Brackles’ A Memoir, compiled by Frida H. Brackley Brackley joined Reuter’s 1912 and by 1914 was sent to the Press Bureau under Lord Birkenhead. It was in the latter year that he transferred from the Westerham Coy to the C.L.B., and it was also during this period that Brackley discovered a passion for music joining the South Place Orchestra as a violinist. (13) £100-150


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701* WWI. Paperwork relating to Brackley’s Great War service, including Aviator’s Certificate dated 27.7.1915 enclosing signature with a photograph, numerous newspaper cuttings detailing commissions, service and awards throughout the Great War, notably an account of when Brackely commanded a bombing squadron at Dunkirk which dropped 540 tons of bombs on enemy objectives, correspondence from one of Brackleys closest friends Eric Ince (dated from 1917-19) and a portrait photograph of Ince, several other photographs including Brackley and Captain Paul Bewsher, D.S.C., R.A.F., a large group photograph of No.14 Squadron R.N.A.S. reunion (12.4.1947) and a 14 Squadron R.N.A.S. 214 Squadron R.A.F. Association Re-Union Dinner menu (21.11.1951) with various signatures including Bewshers, plus a booklet of the short history of the Squadron inscribed to Mrs Brackley from the officers and members of the association Brackley and Eric Ince first met when they were at school together, Ince served in the Army during the Great War was best man at Brackley’s wedding (27.9.1922), Ince died tragically in the 1920s after a small operation for the tonsils. Brackley and Captain P. Bewsher became very good friends and Bewsher even wrote a poem dedicated to Brackley titled ‘A Night Hymn’ written in the air whilst returning from a raid on Namur (BM p18/19). (-) £300-500

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702* Log Books. An important collection of seven consecutive original log books kept by Air Commodore H.G. Brackley throughout his career as a pilot in the Royal Naval Air Service during the Great War to his time with Imperial Airways up until 1939 Log book 1 : First entry 13.7.1915 flying M.F.70 flight duration 11 minutes round the aerodrome, 16th July, three flights combined, flight time 1hr17mins, 800ft climbing to 2000ft undertaken with instructor Alcock (see lot ), qualified for flying 27.7.1915 total time in the air 8hrs18mins, total time alone 4hrs45mins. First solo flight 29.7.1915, flying a Bristol 1218 round Sheppey, the entry reads ‘after straightening out in the usual way the machine appeared to be re ascending, probably going rebound which followed forced the front wheels against the propeller which smashed at the same time knocking of the left wheel’, transferred to No.4 Squadron 20.9.1915, entry on 4.5.1915 ‘Dawn raid on Mariakerke aerodrome, thick ground mist but could see vertically downwards easily. Saw aerodrome and dropped 4 65lb bombs. Observed explosions but did not hit shed. Germans sent up a very pretty firework display’ last entry 16.2.1917 total time in the air 171hrs18mins, total number of raids 16, total number of different machines flown 22 including Sopwith, Caudron Twin Engine and Handley Page. Log book 2 : First entry 26.2.1917, various test flights, entry 5.4.1917 at Coudekerque No7 Squadron No5 Wing R.N.A.S., ‘Night raid on railway junction at Steenbrugge Bruges. 5 out of the 8 bombs must have hit objective practically no Archie, searchlights active 5 Shorts (bomber) took part all pilots found objective and did good shooting all made good landings on return, Frame (9339) got into 2 spinning nose dives after dropping bombs and was badly shaken’, entry 23.6.1917 ‘First flight in Handley-Page v.easy to fly and control’, Squadron moved to Alquines 10.3.1918, last entry 21.3.1918, carried forward 323hrs, 55 actual raids, 7 attempted. Log book 3 : First entry 22.3.1918, Squadron returned to Coudekerque 26.3.1918, entry ‘Royal Air Force came into being 1.4.1918, entry 18.10.1918 ‘To pick up the King and Queen of the Belgians, General Lambe and others’, ‘Most enjoyable trip, the Queen sat beside me. General Lambe in the cockpit, the King, Clark, Baker and Belgian staff in the back, flew round Ostende several times and near Bruges, which was still occupied by the Germans. The Queen took many photographs. The escort of 6 camels led by Capt Nash was splendid the whole time. The machine was well decorated with Belgian Colours machine looked like a travelling circus!’, reference to Armistice 12.11.1918. The log book then proceeds to give an account of Blackley’s service in Canada and America, Egypt and Italy, last entry 25.2.1920. Log book 4 : First entry 26.3.1920 (in Egypt) covers the period of Brackley time in Japan to 18.5.1923. Log book 5 Imperial Airways, Air Port of London, Croydon; first entry 12.6.1924 to 21.5.1926. Log book 6 : First entry 23.1.1926 to 30.11.1932 total flying time 936 hours 59 minutesLog book 7 Imperial Airways, London; first entry 5.1.1933 to 17.9.1939, total flying time 1418 hours 35 minutes. (7) £1500-2000

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703* WWI Operational Orders. Operational orders relating to Brackley’s Great War service with No.7 Squadron, including two for Caudrons, a copy of Signal Reporting Bomb Raid on Railway Bridge at Namur, 29.9.1917, copy letter from the Admiralty, 11.10.1917 congratulating Brackley on the successful bombing raid on Railway Bridge, six Naval Signal telegrams dated between 14.4.1917-17.6.1918 congratulating Brackley on a number of successful bombing raids “At 19.59 B.S.T. last night one machine (Pilot Flt. Comdr Brackley, Observer Sub. Bewsher, R.N., G/L. A.M.2 Wardrop) carrying 4/250lb. and 8/65lb. bombs left for Namur with instructions to bomb the Railway Bridge. The night was extremely fine and visibility exceptionally good throughout the raid. The objective was reached without difficulty and the first attack was made from a height of 4,700ft. at 22.25 B.S.T., a line being taken S. to N. 6 bombs were dropped, but fell slightly to the westward of the bridge, a second run at 4,400ft. on the same course resulted in two direct hits (with 250lb. bombs) on the bridge near its northern extremity. The explosion of these bombs was clearly observed by pilot, observer and gunlayer. The bridge itself being immediately afterwards obscured by smoke. The flight which was undertaken at 2 hrs.’ notice was carefully conducted, the attack itself being carried out with skill and precision.” (BM p19). Brackles’ own log reads: “Most enjoyable trip. Found Namur easily. Made first run from S. to N. at 4,700 ft. and Bewsher dropped 6 bombs. All missed - damn! Second run same direction at 4,400 ft. and 2 of the 250lb. hit bridge near northern extremity. Great explosions! Think we badly dented bridge. Had an excellent trip back.” There is a note in the back of the logbook that: “Agent confirms our report and says that bridge was badly damaged and that 3 sets of rails out of 6 were destroyed”. Brackley’s friend and Observer Sub-Lieutenant Bewsher, R.N., later Captain Paul Bewsher, D.S.C., R.A.F., immortalised the Railway Bridge raid at Namur (29.9.1917) in his poem ‘A Night Hymn’ written in the air whilst returning from the raid which was 60 miles behind enemy lines. “Above the hostile lands I fly, and know, O Lord, that Thou art nigh; and with Thy ever-loving care, Dost bear me safely through the air. Thou madest the twinkling Polar star, which guides me homewards from afar; and Thou hast made my greatest boon, The radiant visage of the Moon, and if I did not love Thee, Lord, I could not sit here reassured, with level mind, and soul at ease, amidst the cool refreshing breeze” (BM p18/19). (-) £100-150

704* Zeebrugge. Documentation relating to air operations at Ostende and Zeebrugge, 23.4.1918 (St. George’s Day), including an important operations hand written timetable probably for the air attack on The Mole at Zeebrugge (including names of pilots and crew), the supporting batteries and also the lock gates of the Zeebrugge and the Bruge Canal, a black and white aerial photograph captioned ‘25-i-220, 5.M. Zeebrugge 19-12-17’ (presumably a reconnaissance photograph), a copy of the menu card for the Zeebrugge Osetende St. George’s Day 1918 Reunion Dinner bearing facsimile signatures of all the participants who attended and a supporting letter from Admiral of the Fleet R.J. Keyes Bt, G.C.B., K.C.V.O., C.G.M., D.S.O., Royal Navy written 30.4.1935 to Brackley, the letter details the reunion dinner and the enclosure of the menu card, it is signed in ink by Keyes, also included is a seven page detailed lecture which Brackley delivered to the Kasumiguara Naval Air Station during his trip to Japan titled ‘Air Operations at Ostende and Zeebrugge’ (-)

£200-300

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705* WWI Celebrations Menu Card. An illustrated menu card for the celebration of ‘R.N.A.S. 7 and 7A Squadrons Dinner, October 1917’, signed by members of the squadron including Brackley, together with a R.N.A.S. No4 aeroplane wing concert pamphlet which took place 23.9.1916, Brackley was a keen musician and played the violin at this concert, plus a copy of the first issue of The Excelsior magazine, and a contemporary photograph of Brackley in uniform (4)

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707* Marconi Circulars. A collection of circulars from The Marconi International Marine Communication Company, Limited, comprising No.358 (21.3.1919), 359, 360, giving call letters for machines including DKC for Handley Page, a printed transcript ‘Reuter’s the Trans-Atlantic Flight, Handley Page Machine, interview with Major Brackley’, 15.4.1919; ten telegrams from The Anglo-American Telegraph Company Ltd from 28.5.1919 3.7.1919, mostly wishing Brackley good luck including one from his friend Paul Bewsher dated 11.6.1919; two telegrams from DKC (Handley Page) to DKC (Cape Race) and CQ (All Stations)

706* Canada. A collection of paperwork relating to Brackley’s time in Canada . Spring 1919 saw the demobilization of thousands of young men. The new science of aviation was now taking a new slant away from the destruction of the Great War to an age of pioneers and development. Brackley seized the opportunity for this innovative period. In 1919 The Handley Page V/1500 aircraft ‘Atlantic’ was shipped in multiple crates from Liverpool to Newfoundland, in a bid to attempt the first nonstop Transatlantic flight. The team comprised Major Brackley, Admiral Mark Kerr, and the other pilot, Major Gran, R.A.F., the well-known Antarctic explorer, who was to act as navigator (BM p40). Unfortunately the prize was won by Alcock and Brown in a Vickers Vimy in June 1919. The crew of Atlantic headed for New York but on 5th July 1919 problems developed with the starboard engine which eventually brought the aircraft down in a field in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. Repairs to the Atlantic took most of the, on 9th October 1919 the crew reached New York. The progression of the flight is well documented and the lot comprises 46 black and white photographs, the shipping Atlantic in multiple crates on the ship with which she was transported from Liverpool, the construction in the Newfoundland, the crash at Parrsboro and the arrival in New York, there are also a large number of original newspaper cuttings, letters of congratulations from the Secretary of the King of Belgium and dated 26.10.1919 (BM p66 refer) and another from Hilda Dennis 12.10.1919 (BM p67), Hilda was the wife of Mr W.H. Dennis, the General Manager of the Halifax Herald and the Evening Mail who was a passenger on the day the Atlantic completed its flight. The lot also includes Brackley’s Passport; inscribed to ‘Major H.G. Brackley, D.S.O., D.S.C.’ various stamps include American, Japanese, Belgium stamps, with a wonderful black and white photograph of Brackley wearing a flying helmet. (-) £100-150

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Lot 707

£100-150

708* Alcock and Brown. A collection of paperwork and photographs relating to Alcock and Brown, including six black and white photographs, one of the Vickers just before the start 14.6.1919, a newspaper cutting documenting the crew and a photocopied entry from Brackley’s log book noting that ‘Alcock started on Atlantic flight in Vickers “Vimy”, weather conditions ideal’ 14.6.1919 and a newspaper detailing the event dated 16.6.1919 Alcock & Brown were~ the first aviation pioneers to cross the Atlantic. The Atlantic stood as a constant obstacle to aviation pioneers and in times of peace all their efforts were concentrated on achieving this ultimate goal. On the 14th June 1919 Captain John Alcock, D.S.C. and his navigator Lieutenant Arthur W. Brown were the first to cross the Atlantic (much to the disappointment of Brackley and his crew). They flew the “VickersVimy Rolls” a modified Great War Vickers Vimy bomber from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Clifden, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland. Winston Churchill presented them with the Daily Mail prize for ‘crossing the Atlantic in less than 72 consecutive hours’, they were both knighted at Windsor Castle by King George V. (-) £200-300

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Lot 710

709* Japan. An extensive collection of paperwork relating to Brackley’s time in Japan, including black and white photographs, a group image of Brackles with the Japanese pilots who made the epic flight of the Inland Sea of Japan (page 192), and Brackles landing the Vickers Viking Amphibian on the deck of the experimental Japanese carrier Hosho. Another of The Master Sempill, Head of the Mission with Brackley in his cockpit (BM p160), a large photograph of Brackley and Frida on their wedding day, on 27th September 1922, a silver medal presented to Brackley for taking part in an eight mile cross country run (BM p136) and a large quantity of letters and documents from Japanese officials and Master Sempill and from Brackley to Admiral Yamanouchi, Imperial Japanese Navy

710* Japanese Box. A Japanese presentation silver ingot shaped box, the cover decorated with plum blossom and Royal Air Force wings in relief, base engraved ‘Lt.Commander Brackley, I.J.N.(A) from C.O., B.A.M. 1921 -1922’, stamped gunjin (pure silver) Murata (maker’s name), with red cord, 2.5 x 6.6 x 5cm (1)

£200-300

711* Imperial Airways. An important archive relating to Brackley and his days with Imperial Airways, including two Air Ministry Pilot’s Certificates and Licence, first 14.3.1924 - 21.8.1930, second 20.2.1931 14.7.1936; four note books documenting flights; a collection of black and white photographs including an aerial view of Croydon Airport (BM p320), where Brackley spent so much of his time as Air Superintendent

~ In 1921 Brackley joined the British Air Mission as an Air Advisor to the Japanese Naval Air Service, he spent three years assisting in the organisation and training of the Japanese Naval Air Arm. It was in Japan that he met his beloved wife Frida whom was on a voyage around the world. William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill (1893-1965), was involved in the aircraft industry from a very early age, both as a flyer and engineer. He served with the Royal Flying Corps during the Great War, later becoming a test pilot and transferred into the Royal Naval Air Service. In 1921 he led the deputation to Japan, to assist with Brackley the Japanese navy in setting up its new air base. (-) £200-300

Between 1931-39 Brackley was involved with a number of survey flights including one from England to Australia in 1933 in the Imperial Airways Armstrong Whitworth XV Atalanta G-ABTL Astraea. Leaving Croydon on 29th May, the flight which made big news, flying over Europe, Egypt, India, Indonesia and Brisbane. Brackley then flew on to give a broadcast from Sydney at 9.30am on 3rd July 1933 and a photograph of him doing this is included in the lot (BM p416), together with a number of black and white aerial photographs. A newspaper article details the crew and Astraea dated 27.6.1933. (-) £700-1000

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712* WWII and the Final Years. A collection of paperwork and photographs relating to Brackley’s Second World War Service and final years of his life. On the outbreak of WW2, Brackley re-engaged for war duties as Squadron Leader in the Royal Air Force, included in the lot are five black and white portrait photographs of Brackley in uniform; various letters relating to WW2 service including a letter from the Private Secretary dated 30.9.1939, advising Brackley of being released from Imperial Airways for War Service; Letter from the Air Ministry detailing Brackleys appointment to Senior Air Staff Officer, HQ, Royal Air Force Transport Command; Letter from the Air Ministry expressing thanks for service during WW2, dated 11.8.1945; RAF identity cards and driving licence After WW2 Brackley joined the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), and then became Chief Executive of British South American Airways Corporation (BSAA) and achieved a “round the world” flight, crossing the Equator from Auckland, New Zealand via Fiji and Honolulu, the lot includes a black and white photograph of Brackley with Skymaster (BM p608). Newspaper cuttings reporting Brackleys new appointment are included.Other items include a Luncheon invitation given by the British Overseas Airways Corporation to mark the 25th Anniversary of the opening of the first British Air Transport Service at the Dorchester Hotel, London 25.8.1944, with enamelled ‘25’ B.O.A.C. commemorative badge. On 25th August 1947 a signal was received at the Air Ministry from Air H.Q. at Delhi appealing for help from B.O.A.C. and Charter Companies in flying 7000 Pakistan Government servants and their families from Delhi to Karachi, it was known as “Operation Pakistan”, the lot includes a booklet titled ‘Operation India, a world’s record air-lift’, black and white photograph of Brackley with refugees loading the aircraft and newspaper cuttings etc. Tragically Brackley lost his life in a swimming accident in Rio de Janeiro on 15th November 1948, his body was flown back to Langham, Norfolk, a photograph of the final passage from London Airport in the York air liner Star Mist is included in the lot (BM p672). A fitting tribute to Brackley was introduced on 17th September 1950, when Frieda Brackley made a speech during the first presentation of the Brackley Trophy for Flying Clubs at Denham. The exquisitely worked Brackley Memorial Trophy was executed in silver by H.J. Brown of Norwich, a black and white image of the trophy is included in the lot. (-) £200-300

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713* Medals and Certificates. A collection of certificates and awards to Air Commodore H.G. Brackley, comprising, Miniature dress awards for Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Service Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War and Victory Medals with M.I.D. oakleaves, Belgium Order of the Crown, Japanese Order of the Rising Sun, French Croix de Guerre with bronze palme, mounted for wearing in red morocco leather box, with discharge certificate (1.4.1918) bestowal documents for the Distinguished Service Order (8.6.1917), letters from the Air Ministry congratulating Brackley on becoming a member of the Order of the Rising Sun (29.5.1924) and being awarded the Czechoslovak Air Force Pilot’s Badge (11.5.1945), with supporting certificate, The Royal Aeronautical Society certificate (29.4.1948), plus a black and white photograph of Brackley wearing his miniatures, a souvenir copper ashtray engraved ‘Caudron 8290 4th Wing R.N.A.S. Dec 18th 1915, “Brackley returned to Sheppey and was engaged on tests during wireless experiments. On 17th December flying Twin Caudron 3290 with Sub-Lieut. Rees, R.N.V.R. as passenger, he was on patrol to Detling and Sevenoaks for wireless test. At 1,500 ft there was cloud but he was soon above them: on returning clouds were thicker and after descending 500ft over Sheppey he could not find the aerodrome owing to thick fog. The outcome of this flight was two weeks in hospital for Brackles” (BM p8), Certificate for Wounds and Hurts dated 17.12.1915, Brackley was injured on 17.12.1915 whilst attempting to land an aeroplane in fog, he suffered concussion of the brain, shock and wound of the upper lip, Two original London Gazette papers: D.S.C. London Gazette 12.5.1917 Flt.-Lieut Herbert George Brackley, R.N.A.S.’For conspicuously good work as pilot of a bombing machine. Has carried out twelve raids since the 1st June, 1916, mostly by night. On one occasion he returned with forty holes in his machine.D.S.O. London Gazette 22.6.1917 Flt. Lieut. Herbert George Brackley, D.S.C., R.N.A.S.’In recognition of his services on the morning of 14th April 1917, when he carried out a raid on Bruges Harbour with good results in spite of difficult conditions. Great credit is due to him for his persistence and determination. He also dropped bombs on Ostend seaplane base on the night of 3-4 May 1917, making two trips.’, Original Mentioned in Despatches certificate from The Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty 28.9.1918, and another 11.8.1940, together commissions and discharge certificates and other related paperwork (-)

£500-800

714* R.N.A.S. Wings. Royal Naval Air Service Wings, die cast badge badge, circa 1914, with supporting riband bar Provenance: Brackley Archive. (Warren Carroll, Eagles Recalled, Air Force Wings of Canada, Great Britain and the British Commonwealth 1913-45, p.41). (1) £100-150

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AVIATION PROPELLERS 715* Propeller. A WWI laminated mahogany propeller blade, the large boss with aneroid barometer by Riess, 150cm long (1)

£150-200

716* Propeller. A WWI period mahogany propeller hallstand, with two propeller blades, hinged compartment and drip pan base, 83cm high x 60cm wide (1)

£150-200

717* Propeller. A WWI mahogany propeller blade converted into a dinner gong using aircraft parts including 100 HP Gnome, 113cm long Probably from an SE5a. (1)

£200-300

718* Propeller. A rare walnut aircraft propeller by Lucien Chauviere c.1913/14 for a Type B, Franco British Aviation (F.B.A.) Reconnaissance Flying Boat as used by the R.N.A.S and other Navies, of laminated wood with sheathed brass tips and decals various stamps including F.B.A. and Gn 100 Mono, reverse side Numero 26527, Serie 2317, 261cm long overall, the boss has at one time accommodated a clock The FBA Type B was a reconnaissance flying boat produced in France prior to WWI. The design originated with patents by Donnet-Leveque and had three type A, B & C, type B & C had two bay wings which otherwise only differed in the engine installed, with the type B using 75kW (100hp) Gnome Monosoupape and the type C using a 97kw (hp) Clerget 9B. The RNAS contracted 20 type B’s. The French Aeronautuique Maritime and Italian Navy also ordered Type B’s in 1915. The FBA flying boats were used for naval patrols and frequently were under fire from German and Austro-Hungarian Navy counterparts which led to some being converted to single seaters armed with a machine gun. (1) £2000-3000

719* AEG G.IV - Behrend und Ruggebrecht - 260 PS Benz. A mixed hardwood two-blade propeller, circa 1917, stamped ERS 338, BEHREND, RUGGEBRECHT, 17809, 260 PS BENZ, D3000 ST180, EDULZUG, BEHREND, RUGGEBRECHT, BERLIN, 220, at the front side(?) of the hub some of the wood has been partially cut out, otherwise in beautiful condition, length 3000mm From the Gert de Leeuw Collection. (1)

£500-700

720* Fokker D.VII - Heine - 160 PS Mercedes. A mixed hardwood two-blade propeller, circa 1918, stamped 160 PS, MERCE, D 280, H 210, HEINE, N 33035, WALDTMANNSLUST, B. BERLIN, D VII, at one end a small piece of wood is missing and at the hub are a few old wormholes, otherwise in beautiful original condition, length 2800mm From the Gert de Leeuw Collection. (1)

£1000-1500

721* Fokker E.1 - Heine - 80 PS Oberursel. A two-blade propeller, circa 1914-1915, stamped 80 PS, OBERURSEL, D 250, ST 183, HEINE, N 3767, HEINE, WALDTMANNSLUST, B. BERLIN, length 2450mm (shortened) From the Gert de Leeuw Collection. (1)

£500-700

722* Fokker D.III - Heine - 160 PS Gnome. A mixed hardwood two-blade propeller, circa 1916-1917, stamped 160 PS, GNOME, D 270, ST 240, HEINE, XXXXX, WALDTMANNSLUST, B. BERLIN, in good original condition with minor damage to the rear edges of the propeller, length 2700mm From the Gert de Leeuw Collection. (1)

£500-700

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Lot 725 723* Rumpler C.VIII - Heine - 180 PS Argus. A two-blade propeller, circa 1918, retaining original metal hub assembly, 2573 (painted), stamped 180 PS, ARGUS, D 280, H 185, HEINE, N 28074, WALDTMANNSLUST, B.BERLIN, in beautiful original condition, length 2800mm From the Gert de Leeuw Collection. (1) £1000-1500

724* DFW C.V - Heine - 185 PS Nag. A mixed hardwood two-blade propeller, circa 1917, stamped 185 PS, NAG, D 285, H 173, HEINE, N 27208, WALDTMANNSLUST, B. BERLIN, in beautiful original condition, length 2850mm From the Gert de Leeuw Collection. (1) £500-700

725* Halberstadt C.V - Helix - 200 PS Benz. A two-blade propeller, circa 1917, with original Helix decals, gold filled data stamps and brass-tipped sheathing, stamped HELIX PROPELLER, NR 2460, D 300 ST 183, 200 PS BENZ, the hub of this propeller has been partially cut out for a clock, otherwise in perfect condition, length 3000mm From the Gert de Leeuw Collection. (1) £300-500

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726* AEG C.IV - Hembrug - 160 PK BENZ. A mixed hardwood twoblade propeller, 1918, containing original brass tipped sheathing and date stamp 1918, also stamped MODEL AE, 160 PK BENZ, SPOED 190, D 266, a small edge of wood has been partially cut out at the backsite, otherwise in perfect original condition, length 2660mm

728* Albatros B.II - Reschke - 100 PS Argus. A mixed hardwood two-blade propeller, circa 1914-1915, with original cross patée decals, stamped NO 3414, 100 PS, ARGUS, D 266, St 145, RESCHKE PROPELLER, Nach Prof. Dr. Jng., H. REISSNER, BERLIN SO.36, with some damage, length 2660mm

From the Gert de Leeuw Collection. (1)

From the Gert de Leeuw Collection. (1)

£800-1200

£500-700

727* Albatros C.VI - Pfadfinder - 180 PS Argus. A mahogany twoblade propeller, circa 1917-1918, with Pfadfinder decals, a painted serial number, and gold filled data stamps, 12568 (painted), stamped 122, D 285, STG 175, 180 PS, in beautiful original condition, length 2850mm

729* Hannover CL.IIa - Reschke - 180 PS Argus. A mixed hardwood two-blade propeller, circa 1917-1918, with original cross patée decals, stamped No *23041*, 180 PS, ARGUS, D 280, St 165, with minor damage to the rear edges of the propeller, length 2800mm

From the Gert de Leeuw Collection. (1)

From the Gert de Leeuw Collection. (1)

£1000-1500

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735* Aircraft Recognition Models. A WWII period brass spitfire, mounted on a stand, 15cm wingspan, bomber mounted on a stand, 22.5cm wingspan plus another, together with a brass model of a torpedo with articulated propellers, 21.5cm long plus a modern model of a Schlanke Emma Skoda 30.5cm Haubitz gun, the articulated metal gun mounted on a substantial red marble base, 31cm long 730* Aerial Derby 1912. Official Programme for the First Aerial Derby, The London Aerodrome, Hendon, Saturday June 8th, 1912, 36 pages, monochrome illustrations and advertisements, stapled as issued, some light marks to outer wrapper, slim 8vo, together with 16 original press photographs relating to the event, including images of Lewis Turner, Hendon Airport, Pierre Verrier, Hamel, Sopwith, etc., each with agency printed stamp to verso, and captioned in blue pencil or similar, 16.5 x 21.5cm and similar, contained in modern album

732* Aircraft Models. A collection of model aircraft kits, including Airfix Super Kit Series 14 North American P-51 D Mustang, Hawker Hurricane Mk1, FockeWulf Fw 190A (2) all 24th scale plus Hasegawa Sopwith F.1. Camel 1/8 Scale, Boeing F4B-4, Curtis BF 2C-1 etc, all boxed

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£100-150

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£200-300

733* Aircraft Models. A mixed collection of approximately 24 aircraft models, including F-4 Phantom, C-130 Hercules, DH Comet, EE Lightning and the Bristol Britannia, various conditions £70-100

(5)

736* Aviation Art. Battle of Britain commemorative print by Keith Bloomfield, ‘Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain, Summer 1980’, signed by the artist and 32 distinguished pilots and crew including Pete Brothers, Douglas Bader and Bob Stanford Tuck, 36.5 x 54.5cm (faded), another print signed by Douglas Bader commemorating his 70th birthday, 30 x 40cm, plus an oil on board by Harold Johnson showing an Me109 attacking an allied aircraft, signed and dated (19)92 lower right, 29.5 x 45cm, all framed (9)

731* Air Ministry. A 1941 Air Ministry hand bell, the brass collar stamped with AM crown, additionally stamped ‘Contract No H531844/41 C22b’, the bell stamped WR with turned wood handle, with clanger, 25.5cm high, together with another hand bell, 26.5cm, plus two WWII period bells probably fire or ships bells, 22cm and smaller, all recently varnished The 1941 bell bears the stamp WR which is believed to be a code for 248 (Beaufighter) Squadron who were deployed to Malta in 1942, the squadron acted as long-range fighter support for the Malta Convoy Operation Pedestal, attacking airfields in Sardinia and a convoy of Corfu. (4) £200-300

734* Aircraft Parts. A combining cylinder head and cylinders for a Pratt & Whitney radial engine, Type R985, overhauled by CFS Aero Products, together with another suitable for restoration, an Air Ministry compass, circa 1952, stamped ‘SP/R/45’, an indicator Turn & Slip MK 2A, Serial No. 2487 KH1/53, with war department arrow, plus an Narco aircraft antenna and pilot’s headphones (6)

£200-300

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£100-150

737* Aviation Artwork. A collection of WWI style aviation artwork, comprising ‘All Blacks’ Camel C2A RNAS Dunkerque, Night Interceptor 1918, 26 x 34cm; Samsons Oldie BE20 Lydd 1917, 25.5 x 37.5cm; Lt Wilsons R.N.A.S. Deper II.F.R. Dunkirk 1914, 23.5 x 46cm; Hawkinge Christmas 1918 Unofficial Mail Arriving from Dunkerque, 19 x 25.5cm; J Le Lovel ESC.7. Menin Patrol, 20.5 x 26cm, all framed and glazed Modern representations of WWI artwork. (5) £200-300


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738* Aviation Badges. A collection of aviation badges, including Scarborough Aviation Regatta 1914 by A.H. Potter, Sheffield, R.A.E. Athletic Club enamel and brass lapel badge, commercial airliners including BEA, Highland Express Airways etc plus a Silver City enamel and chrome car badge by J.R. Gaunt, London (a small box)

£100-150

739* Aviation Games. A board game, “Aviation” Aerial or Tactics by H.P Gibson & Sons, circa 1920s, with original card box, board, pieces and instructions, together with a jigsaw puzzle by J.W. Spear & Sons, with a four Boer War period puzzles in original box (tatty), plus 11 as new WWII American military Christmas cards from original paintings, with envelopes and original card box (3)

£70-100

741* Aviation Photographs. A collection of 18 monochrome press photographs relating to R101 G FAAW which crashed on 5 October 1930 near Beauvais, France, captioned to verso including ‘The Poppy Factory’s Tribute, the wreath from Disabled Ex-Service men of the British Legion Poppy Factory being carried into Westminster Hall’, 20 x 25.5cm, together with various photographs including Imperial Airways, Short Biplane, Short Seaplane, plus a modern reprint Imperial Airways poster, 49.5 x 32cm (a carton)

(7 cartons)

£200-300

£70-100

740* Aviation Models. A collection of diecast model aircraft including Dinky Toys, 702 D.H. Comet Airliner, 706 Vickers Viscount Airliner, 70A Avro “York” Airliner, all playworn but with original box, together with 11 unboxed, including Dinky 60C Super “G” Constellation Lockheed, etc (14)

742* Aviation Timetables. A large collection of commercial airline timetables, circa 1930-70s, including K.L.M., Eastern Air Lines, Pan American-Grace Airways Inc, Cathay Pacific, B.E.A., Air France, United Air Lines, Trans-Canada Air Lines, etc, contained in 10 box files, together with an Aviation Study Archive comprising promotional brochures, news cuttings, auction catalogues, etc, circa 1960s to present day

743* Avro Aircraft. A WWII period cream bakelite cigarette box, the base stamped ‘The “Hurricane” Cigarette Box, Nutt Products Ltd’, 21cm long plus a modern scratch built wooden model of a WWI military ambulance, 43cm long (2)

£100-150

£100-150

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744* BAC - Sud Aviation Concorde. Airborne Weather Radar System, manufactured by EKCO Avionics as used on the Concorde prototype, with stores reference plate serial no. 66 267 00600, 15cm high x 15cm wide x 38cm deep By 1966 EKCO had embarked on what was to prove their last major civil development, the E390 system, being specifically designed to meet the challenge of producing weather radar for Concorde. The unique Concorde operational requirement meant that EKCO had to overcome many new problems. Of the notable challenges, one of which was that the radar signal being emitted and returned had to electronically compensated whenever the droop snoot visor was operated since the refraction angle changed. The second problem was that due to the heat within the nose, conventional soft solder could not be used for soldering connections etc, therefore a high temperature solder had to be developed. With the speed of Concorde, the conventional maximum range of 180 miles was deemed inadequate and therefore a special ‘pencil beam’ with a 360 mile also had to developed. Whille EKCO had always ensured duplication within its equipment, Concorde took this to new extremes whereby there were completely separate operating systems, literally everything was duplicated. (1) £500-800


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746* Barometer/Altimeter. A WWI period pocket barometer/altimeter by Negretti & Zambra, London, No.12467, with 4.6cm silvered circular dial, brass case and compass to back plate, the morocco leather case with compass aperture A type used by the Army and Aviators. (1) £100-150

745* Bader (Group Captain Sir Douglas, 1910-1982). A golfing trophy won by Group Captain Sir Douglas Bader, CBE, DSO, DFC, electroplated modelled a devil smoking a pipe with club over shoulder and bag on floor engraved ‘Lucifer Golfing Society’, the ebonised plinth with plaque engraved ‘Spring Meeting 1956, Winner Group Captain D.R.S. Bader C.B.E., D.S.O., D.F.C.’, 16.5cm high Group Captain Sir Douglas Bader (1910-1982), was a WWII Royal Air Force flying ace. Bader was accredited with 22 aerial victories, 4 shared victories, 6 probables, 1 shared probable and 11 enemy aircraft damaged. Bader’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book for the period of 1928-1932 was sold in these rooms in November 2011 (Lot 108) for £23,500. The Lucifer Golfing Society was formed in 1921 by Sir Hedley le Bas and friends. It was an exclusive Gentleman’s club aimed at promoting friendship and goodwill through golf within the Commonwealth. It took its name from the slang ‘Lucifer for a striking match used in the Great War. (1) £2000-3000

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747 Battle of Britain. An interesting collection of multi signed books, comprising Shores (Christopher), Aces High Volume 2, signed by approximately 88 distinguished pilots and crew including John Cunningham Norman Barron 236 Squadron , Pete Brothers, Roger Hall 152 Squadron etc, Gelb (Norman), Scramble, A Narrative History of the Battle of Britain, signed by 17 distinguished pilots and crew including Squadron Leaders Frank Dowling, Roger Hall, Peter Parrot and Geoffrey Page etc, Hough (Richard, & Richards, Denis), The Battle of Britain, signed by 12 distinguished pilots and crew including Pilot Officer Peter Brown 41 & 611 Squadron, Mechanic Dave Davis 222 Squadron etc, Sutton (Squadron Leader H.T.), Raider’s Approach!, signed by approximately 29 distinguished pilots and crew including B.G. Stapleton 603 Squadron, Keith Lawrence 234 Squadron, Dave Davis 222 (Natal) Squadron, etc, plus Wynn (Kenneth G.), Men of the Battle of Britain 60th Anniversary Edition, unsigned but with biographical information about many of signatures, plus three multi signed prints including Dam Buster VC limited edition no. 89/250 with 11 signatures including Bob Knights DSO, DFC, Bill Reid VC, etc (8)

£300-500


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751* Colour Slides. Approximately 5,000 35mmm colour slides of civil and military aircraft taken in the UK from the early 1970s to the early 2000s, housed in Kodak circular cassettes (approximately 5000)

£300-500

752* Colour Slides. A miscellaneous collection of approximately 2,000 unsorted 35mm colour slides, a mixture of civilian and military subjects taken over the past 40 years, mainly in the UK, contained in one box (1)

£150-200

748 Bleriot (Louis, 1872-1936). Menu for the Complimentary Luncheon at the Savoy Hotel, London, to commemorate Bleriot's Cross-Channel Flight, 25 July 1909, 4 pp. printed menu card with tricolour ribbon to spine, photographic reproductions of Bleriot and his monoplane to menu front with pencil autographs of Bleriot and his wife Alice signed either side of the portrait, some spotting to front, 20.5 x 16cm (1)

£300-500

749* Bridgman (Leonard, 1895-1980). A collection of 25 WWI aircraft drawings, including Spad 23 Sqn, Camel No 10 Sqn, 80 Gnome Bleriot, Blackburn Mk1, Hendon RAF Display 1922, Demon No 64 Squadron etc, 21 x 27cm

750 Brooklands Automobile Racing Club. A multi-signed printed card advertising an event at which ‘M. Pegaud will give demonstrations of latest developments in flying on a Bleriot monoplane at Brooklands, September 25th, 26th and 27th, from 3.30 to 6 (weather permitting) including upside down flying’, [1913], printed in blue on off-white card with logo in gilt, minor marks, 14 autographs to blank verso, all but one in pencil including L. Bleriot, A. Bleriot, A. Pegaud (signed upside down to the other signatures), W. Mair Rolph, Harry Delacombe, Norbert Chereau, Pierre Verrier, C.H. Greswell, W.G. Perrin, James Valentine, Spenser Grey and two unidentified including one in green ink, minor marks, 9 x 11cm (1)

£300-500

Leonard Bridgman was an aviation artist and the editor of Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft from 1941 to 1959. (25) £100-150

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753* Comet. D.H. 106. Comet First Prototype Log of Test Flying 1949, compiled by Derek Brown of the de Havilland Aerodynamics Department, manuscript account commencing 2 April 1949 last entry 31 December 1949, giving details of date, flight no, details, programme no, test no and film no, a fascinating account of this historic and successful aircraft, folio with marbled boards, 33.5 x 21cm, sold with an obituary and copied photograph of the Comet Provenance: Sold on behalf of the family. Derek Brown CEng, FRAeS BSc, FCGI (1925-2010), joined the de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School in 1946 as a postgraduate from London’s Imperial Colleges and City and Guilds in firsts in engineering, aerodynamics and aeronautics. At the D.H. Technical School he learnt how to make and design aircraft. He then joined the de Havilland aerodynamics department at Hatfield working in the design of D.H.110, Venom, Heron and Comet 1 (the world’s first jetliner). One of his responsibilities on the Comet, which had four Ghost engines, was the effect of jet-pipe heat on the surrounding wing structure. The Comet took it’s first test flight on 27 July 49 and retired from service 14 March 1997. (3) £300-500


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754* Concorde. A fine and detailed gouache of Concorde G-AXDN, showing side, top and front profile, signed, 52 x 77cm, both unframed (2)

£70-100

755* Desk Top Model. A WWII RAF wooden recognition model of a Bristol Blenheim, 34.5cm wingspan, mounted on wooden display stand, model marked on under wings Bristol Blenheim (1)

£50-80

756* Desktop model. An Art Deco single seater chrome and wooden fighter model, circa 1930s, 27cm wingspan, mounted on a stand (1)

£50-80

757* Desktop model. An Art Deco fighter plane model, circa 1930s, constructed in wood and aluminium, 30cm wingspan mounted on a wooden base (1)

£60-80

758* Desktop Model. A fine 1950s desktop model of a Gloster Meteor, grey painted metal with perspex cockpit canopy, RAF roundels, 21cm wingspan, 23.5cm nose to tail, mounted on a ceramic stand with pin tray, 21cm high overall, together with two RAF Pilots Log Books kept by Sub Lieutenant Alexander Birch Bradley, logbook 1 commencing 24 June 1943, various training exercises (Tiger Moth), 12 July 1943, first solo flight (Tiger Moth), 17 August final flight in Tiger Moth (flying time 66hrs40), 22 September 1943 commended flying at No.14 S.F.T.S., Alymer, Ontario, training exercises (Harvard), 4 May 1944 commenced flying at No.9 (P) A.F.U., Findo Gask, Perthshire (Master II), 19 June 1944, commenced flying H.M.S. Jackdaw (Barracuda II), 2 September 1944 (Albacore), signed off by commanding officer of 750 Squadron, last entry 18 October 1944 (flying time 289hrs10mins); Logbook 2, commencing 19 October 1944 (Albacore), 24 October 1945 with 725 Squadron, St Merryn (Marinet), last entry 1 April 1947 (flying time 677hrs 40mins), plus a Hawker Siddeley enamel name badge Provenance: Estate of Alexander Birch Bradley. (4) £250-350

759* Desktop models. Three items, all circa 1960s models, large Russian cold war desktop alloy and wooden MIG 21 jet fighter and space rocket desk light, and a MIG 21 desk top model jet on metal base marked on nose 207 (3)

Lot 758

760* Desktop models. A brass Aircraft model of a Comet, 19cm wingspan, together with Lancaster bomber, 19cm wingspan plus a Whitley bomber, 13cm wingspan mounted on stand with wooden base (2)

£50-80

761* Diorama. A finely detailed display model diorama of a McDonnell Douglas F15-E, with precision detailing in the livery of “4th TFW 336th TFS ‘Rocketeer’ Squadron” with 60cm wingspan, housed under a glass display case with naturalistic base (1)

£100-150

762* Douglas C47 Dakota 4. A portside window, in aluminium and Perspex, 48 x 38.5cm, in wooden crate the lid inscribed ‘Blister’, 34.6cm high x 60.5cm wide x 45.5cm deep (1)

£100-150

£70-100

763* Early French Aviation. A collection of 31 original press photographs of early French aviators, circa 1909-1917, including 21 various press photographs of the aircraft and competitors at the 1911 ParisRome-Turin air race, and including Sommer, Savary, Blériot, and Morane aircraft piloted by Kimmerling, Garros, Beaumont, Vedrines and others, each with agency stamp, and captioned in pencil to verso, 10 x 18cm and similar, all contained in modern album, together with a further album containing 28 original press photographs of early European aviators, including Breguet, Bider, Wynmalen, Lecomte, Kirsch, A. MacClary aeroplane, and other related images, various sizes, all contained in paper bound album (2)

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764* Ephemera. 20 folders of aviation ephemera, circa 1940-60s, comprising various countries including Australia, New Zealand, BOAC and Quantas brochures, circa 1960s, aircraft drawings, etc (20)

£200-300

Lot 766

765* Farman Aeroplanes. Aerial Navigation, Voyages Touring Sports, The Log-Book, 19th July 1922, printed brochure for an aerial flight taken by Colonel Heman Dowd of New York in a Farman two-seater aeroplane on the 19th July 1922, monochrome illustrations, original printed wrappers, large slim 8vo, together with other early printed brochures by Farman and other companies, including Les Hydroglisseurs Farman, circa 1922, 4-page booklet advertising the Farman 12- and 8passenger hydrofoil, Guide des Voyages Aeriens, Paris-Londres, par Louise FaureFavier, Guide Officiel, 2nd edition, 1924, in fine condition, a Farman Guide for Air Travel, Official Handbook of the Farman Air Lines, Paris & Amsterdam, circa 1925, bound in blue printed wrappers, etc, including a typed signed letter by Maurice Farman, on company letterheaded paper, dated 4th April 1917, and addressed to Capitaine Varcin, Commandant l’Ecole d’Avaition Militaire de Chateauroux, signed in brown ink, with original envelope (10)

766* Flying Jacket. A Gulf War period Royal Air Force issue black leather flying jacket, the arms with two pen pockets, and a further pen pocket to the left breast with tailors label for ‘Aircrew Jacket, Aviation Leathercraft, Thruxton Airport’, size 44 large, together with a green summer weight flying suit believed to have been worn during the first Gulf War together with a 1950s period parachute, grey canvas with various stamps, including ‘C-4Y 8322006’ (for display purposes only), plus a brown leather breast over jacket with original tailors label by Cookson & Clegg, dated 1954, size 3 with war department arrow (4)

£150-200

767* Flying Jacket. A WWII Irvin pattern sheep skin fleece lined leather flying jacket, with AM zips, belt and suspension loop to the collar, the rear with elastic collar strap, jacket length 63cm, inner arm length 56cm, a large jacket in relatively good condition with all zips working The elastic collar strap is often referred to as a spare goggle strap but were actually used to help pull the collar into the upright position. (1) £500-600

Lot 767

£100-150

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768* Gipsy 1. An impressive 1929 D.H. Gipsy 1 engine in cutaway display condition, displayed on a 4-wheel oak stand, 2ft 6ins long x approximately 18ins wide on its stand The type of engine was used by Amy Johnson to fly from the UK to Australia in her Gipsy Moth, “JASON”. It has been shown to the DH museum at Salisbury Hall where it was suggested that in all probability due to the quality of sectioning and presentation that it was one of the engines used on the DH stand at the Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC) show at Radlett. (1948?). The DH stand had a number of their engines on display some in cutaway condition. It was displayed in the Summer of 2016 at an exhibition in Hull of the locally born Amy Johnson to mark the 75 anniversary commemoration of her death. These engines started the famous Gipsy breed of motors, Gipsy 2, Gipsy major in the Tiger Moth, Gipsy Queen in the Dove and so much more.It is a very unusual item, very historic since the Gipsy 1 is regarded as the first British dedicated light aero engine designed and produced for the civil aircraft market. (1) £3500-4000

770* Imperial Airways. A 1920s Imperial Airways sweetheart brooch, with I.A. monogram to centre, wings inset with diamante’s surmounted by a lion, 5.5cm wide, together with a similar white metal brooch with niello work 5cm wide (2)

769* Hooker (Howard). McCudden at Work, oil on board, showing a dog fight, signed and dated 1988 lower right, 59.5 x 49.5cm, framed with Guild of Aviation label to verso (1)

£150-200

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771* Intelligence Section. Evans (D), Halifax MkII Series IA, watercolour and ink drawing, showing a detailed cutaway of this famous aircraft produced for the Intelligence Section - RAF Burma 1945, 31 x 54cm, framed and glazed (some spotting)

774* Intelligence Section. Evans (D), Stirling MkI, watercolour and ink drawing, showing a detailed cutaway of this famous aircraft produced for the Intelligence Section - RAF Burma 1945, 31 x 54cm, framed and glazed (some spotting)

The aircraft was used for special duty spy dropping operations in Germany, France & Belgium, Italy, Balkan States, Poland & Norway. (1) £200-300

The aircraft was used in bombing raids on Milan, Frankfurt, Nuremberg, Stuttgart, Diepholz Airfield, The Ruhr, Berlin, Lorient, St Nazaire also Minelaying, Bordeaux (Gironde Estuary). (1) £200-300

775* Inter-War Aviation. A collection of 1930s monochrome photographic postcards, 8.5 x 14cm including The Cornwall Aviation Co, St Austell, Thanet Aviation Ltd, Ramsgate, many captioned including ‘wing walking over Ramsgate just to show you how safe it is, 1932 august’ (25)

£100-150

772* Intelligence Section. Evans (D), Whitley MkV, watercolour and ink drawing, showing a detailed cutaway of this famous aircraft produced for the Intelligence Section - RAF Burma 1945, 31 x 54cm, framed and glazed (some spotting) The aircraft was used in bombing raids on Berlin, Leuna, Aosta, Milan, Hamburh, Essen, Dusseldorf, Duisburg, Ruhland, Dunkirk, Boulogne, Brest, Bremen, Stettin, Politz. (1) £200-300

Lot 775 776 Doncaster Aviation Meeting 1909. Souvenir programme for Doncaster Aviation Meeting, Oct. 15th to 23rd 1909, the First Flying Meeting in England, printed and published by J. Weiner, [1909], 6 vignette photographic reproductions of aircraft and 8 caricatures after Dudley Hardy, the first 6 signed by the respective aviators, S.F. Cody, Leon Delagrange, Roger Sommer (and Jeanne Sommer), Hubert Le Blon, Louis Schreck (dated 23 October 1909) and Walter Windham (dated 22nd October 1909), 2 further autographs of other Meeting aviators Leon Molon and Georges Saunier to verso of portrait of Wilbur Wright at rear, a little dust soiling and minor creasing throughout, staples slightly rusted in centrefold, original pictorial printed wrappers in red and black, rubbed, spotted and soiled, slim 8vo (1)

773* Intelligence Section. Evans (D), Wellington MkIII, watercolour and ink drawing, showing a detailed cutaway of this famous aircraft produced for the Intelligence Section - RAF Burma 1945, 31 x 54cm, framed and glazed (some spotting)

£200-300

Lot 776

777* Langelle (Paul). Jaguar Over Water, watercolour on paper, showing this historic aircraft in flight, signed lower left, 30.5 x 46.5cm, framed and glazed

The aircraft was used in bombing raids on Bremen, Kiel, Shwerte, Duisburg, Cologne, Essen, Manheim, Ludwighaven. (1) £200-300

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779* Me210. A provisional drawing by Kerry Lee reproduced from British Air Diagram No. 139, finely detailed cutaway diagram of this famous aircraft, Air Poster No.1-181, published by the Training Aids Division Army Air Forces, 68 x 94.5cm with margin, small tear along the crease (1)

£70-100

782* Model Aircraft. A collection of model aircraft, including Corgi Aviation Archive, EE Lightning R1A 56 Sqn ‘Firebirds’ 1962, Bristol Britannia 312F and Vickers V.838 Viscount, all in original boxes, together with five WM Classic Airliners including Douglas DC-4 (Swiss Air Lines), Bristol Britannia 314 (British Caledonian) plus 27 unboxed model aircraft, including Corgi Lockheed Constellation, Dinky Supertoys Britannia, Dinky Armstrong Whitworth Air Liner, etc

780* Mixed Aviation. Framed cigaratte cards, comprising Players Cigarettes Aircraft of The Royal Air Force 1938, full set of 50, together with a similar set, Aeroplanes (Civil) 1935, plus a set of fighting and civil aircraft cigarette cards 1936, set of 25, all framed and glazed, together with a number of prints including WWII period German Flying Corps colour print, titled ‘Motorflug IM AS- Fliegerkopfs’ showing training exercises, 39 x 52cm mount aperture, framed and glazed, plus 1950s BOAC in-flight crockery

783* Model Kits. A collection of aircraft model kits, including Frog BEA Vickers Viscount 800 Turbo-Prop Airliner; Guillow’s Cessna 170; Heller L-749 “PAA” Constellation; L-749 KLM Constellation; Lockheed 1049G “Super G”; D.H. Dragon Rapide; Arc En Ciel De Mormoz; plus Guillow’s, Douglas DC03, all boxed as new

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£70-100

781* Mixed Aviation. A collection of photographs, postcards, scrap albums, etc, including an album of approximately 40 pre- WWI to WWII postcards, including Pioneer Aviation, Imperial Airways, Amy Johnson, Captain P. Phillips, Cornwall Aviation Company, etc, another album of approximately 120 snapshot and larger black and white captioned photographs detailing a Bristol Freighter world tour, circa 1940s, in a soft bound album, a scrap album for the finding of Andree with Captain Scott and related postcards, two early aviation booklets by Pilcher (Percy.S.), Gliding Aeronautical Classics No.5, 1910 and Flight of Birds No. 6, 1911, 8vo and other items (a small carton)

(a carton)

£100-150

784* Mortimer (Geoffrey, 1930-2008). River to Run Out, watercolour on paper, showing a flying boat in clouds, details verso, 23 x 32cm together with another by the artist of a WWII RAF scene, watercolour on paper, 25 x 19cm, both framed and glazed (2)

£100-200

778* McLean (Steven). The Spitfire in South African Air Force Service, GR Printing and Publishing 2001, 224 printed pages, numerous illustrations, signed by 34 pilots who flew the Spitfire in the South African Air Force and also signed by the author, 4to together with a file containing biographical information of all the signatories Signed by 34 pilots including 27 who flew during WWII including Stewart ‘Bomb’ Finney who was the third pilot to fly a Spitfire on SAAF squadron strength. 9 of the signatories are holders of the Distinguished Flying Cross and one with second award bar. This publication is one of two which was flown from the SAAF Museum at AFB Swartkop in Pretoria to Stellenbosch airfield in Cape in the port gunbay of Spitfire MkIX TE566 on 14 December 2001. (1) £200-300

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Lot 785 785* Negatives. A large collection of approximately 21,000 35mm negatives, comprising mainly of military subjects, RAF, NATO and USAF taken over the past 40 years, including approximately 1,100 mainly civil, colour negatives shot in the 1960s-80, and approximately 2,500 good quality black and white copy negatives, many taken during WWII, the majority of negatives have details of where and when the shot was taken (approximately 21000)

£700-800

786* Nockolds (Roy, 1911-1979). Hawker P.1052, gouache and watercolour on paper, showing the aircraft in flight, signed lower left, 52 x 40.5cm (20.5 x 16ins), framed and glazed The Hawker P.1052 was a British experimental aircraft built by Hawker Aircraft Limited for trials with swept wings. It first flew in 1948 and had two other variants one of which was the P.1081 which was in service with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), the aircraft was taken out of service in September 1953. (1) £500-800

Lot 786

787* Nockolds (Roy, 1911-1979). Sea Fury, gouache and pastel on paper, showing this historic aircraft in flight, signed lower left, 61 x 40cm (24 x 15.75ins), framed and glazed The original painting for the front cover of Flight, 17 June 1948, a copy of the magazine is included in the lot. (1) £500-800

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788* Photographs & Newspaper Cuttings. An interesting album of photographs and newspaper cuttings relating to interwar flying, including Sergeant Pilot John William Pearce, 25 Squadron, Royal Air Force killed on 18 February 1929 when his aircraft crashed at Godstone near Redhill, includes newspaper cuttings, monochrome snapshot photograph of Pearce with his Squadron and annotated in ink, various photographs of other aircraft crashes, glider flight at Wingham 1931, auto giro at Ramsgate 1931, etc, together with approximately 25 monochrome photographic postcards, circa 1930s showing bi-planes, parachuting, etc (a small box)

790* Playing Cards. A huge collection of approximately 750 playing cards, representing airline companies across the world including USA, Europe, Singapore, China, UK, France, etc (approximately 750)

£300-500

£150-200

793* RAF Clock. A WWII 1943 RAF station wall clock, the circular white enamel dial, black roman numerals and hands, printed with RAF and wreath surmounted by kings crown, with fast and slow regulation lever and single winding hole, in a brown bakelite case with oak cased movement stamped ‘Smith 1943 GR VI’, 38cm diameter (1)

£400-600

791* Poster. An original Edwardian poster for Musical Comedy, starring Harry Tate, circa 1910, depicting Tate in flying helmet against a rotary aero-engine and steam yacht, framed and glazed The Harry Tate Flying Show was a performance based on trying to fly the Atlantic and win Lord Northcliffe’s £10,000 prize. The poster was designed by William Heath Robinson. (1) £100-150

789* Pilot’s Seat. WWI Period pilot’s seat, of wicker construction with padded yellow seat on four legs adapted from Avro 504 control columns united by aircraft fuselage struts, 74cm high (1)

794* RAF Clock. A WWII period RAF station mantel clock, the silvered circular dial with black roman numerals and hands, RAF winged motif and single winding hole, in an Elliott oak architectural case dated 1937 and additionally stamped ‘37’, the hinged door enclosing brass Elliott movement, 35cm high x 22cm wide, with key and pendulum

£800-1200

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792* Public Clock. Double sided clock, with 30cm circular enamel dials black roman numerals, G.V.R. cypher, single winding hole, brass fusee movement, in a mahogany case, 37cm diameter (1)

£400-600

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795* RAF. Two Royal Air Force Pilot’s Flying Log Books kept by Squadron Leader G. Rose, log book one commencing 5 March 1934, Hendon (time carried forward 2861 hrs 45 mins), training exercises (Avro Cadet), last entry 23 July 1938, signed off by the Chief Flying Instructor, second log book commencing 3 January 1940, Prestwich Scotland (Avro Anson), various training exercises, 10 December 1941, South Africa (Oxford), further training exercises, final entry 24 May 1945, Gatwick 85 Base GP with a further inscription ‘Finis (sic) 5 ½ thousand hours’, together with non-related aviation books and ephemera including Aerial and Marine Navigation Tables by John E. Gingrich another Nautical Tables by Burton, navigational instruments including “Douglas” Combines Protractor & Parallel rule (2)

£70-100

798* Roowy (H.L.). ‘War Preparations 1914’, an original pochoir lithograph published by Mabileau Paris, depicting an early French Airship over port & harbour with Dreadnaughts at dusk, 35 x 72.5cm, framed and glazed, plus Gamy (Marguerite Montaut), pochoir lithograph c.1910 depicting a bi-plane, 27.5 x 71.5cm, framed and glazed Roowy worked with Ernest Montaut up until his death in 1909 and then continued working with his wife Marguerite. (2) £100-150

800* Royal Air Force. A fine WWI period silver plated cigarette case, applied with an Air Force Cross badge and engraved with initials A.M., 8 x 10.5cm (1)

£150-200

796 Rolls Royce. Rolls Royce Merlin Aero Engines, Pocket Folio of Dismantling, Erecting and Repair Notes, pocket book, title page inscribed Cpl Patterson 568585, 53 printed pages with manuscript notes on rear pages, 15.5 x 10cm, together with Handbook for the Installation, Running and Maintenance of Rolls-Royce “Kestrel” Aero Engines Series IV to XII (March 1937, Reprinted, 1938) 568585 Corporal J.K. Paterson, mentioned in despatches 11 June 1944. (2) £200-300

797* Rolls-Royce. Specification of 270 H.P. Rolls-Royce Aero Engine, November 1920, illustrations, original wrappers, 8vo, together with Unveiling of a Statue of Mr. F. Henry Royce at Derby on Wednesday June 27th, 1923, a few spots, original wrappers, a few chips and creases, 8vo, plus The Rolls-Royce School of Instruction, April 1925, photographic illustrations, spotting front and rear, original wrappers, contemporary previous owner inscription to upper wrapper, 8vo, with other related including two issues of The Spanner. Being a Quarterly Commentary on Rolls-Royce Communal Life, December 1938 & July 1939, Pilot’s Notes Merlin XXX Engines, 2nd edition, 1941, photographs, sales brochures, contracts, documents relating to Sir Henry Royce’s office chair etc (a packet)

799* Royal Air Force. WWII Irvin “Devon Fleece” leather flying jacket, with Air Ministry tailors label, size 42/44, waist 38/40, serial no.H539777, with Air Ministry Lightening zippers, together with a WWII period Sestrel ships compass possibly Naval, with 10cm white dial serial no. B4/5475L/46, in a grey painted brass case (2)

£400-500

801* Royal Air Force. WWI officer’s uniform of the Royal East Kent “The Buffs” Regiment, with cloth RAF brevet to breast, hat with brass cap badge and inscribed ‘Capt Peter Jackson, The Buffs’, tunic with brass buttons, pips and collar badges, Sam Browne leather belt, trousers and leather boots, presented on a mannequin stand

£200-300

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806* Royal Navy Aviation. A comprehensive photographic archive of Royal Navy aircraft, operated between the 1950s and the 1980s, comprising 488 3.5 x 5.5 ins black and white photographs contained in a ring binder album

802* Royal Flying Corps. RFC wings gilt metal bar brooch, 9.5cm long, presented in a frame with contemporary medal riband bar (1)

£100-150

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803* Royal Flying Corps. A WWI locally made bomb, circa 1914 (inert!), crafted into a trophy painted grey with RFC wreathed badge, with card fin held by screws, 55cm long (1)

£400-600

804* Royal Flying Corps. Three Famous Heroes of the Royal Flying Corps, a print showing Lieutenant W.J. Tempest D.S.O., Captain William Leefe Robinson V.C., Lieutenant F. Sowrey D.S.O, 20.5 x 29.5cm, in a contemporary carved oak frame, glazed, together with Bristol M1C monoplane of 72 Squadron, RFC colour print, showing the aircraft over the Middle East, 33 x 47cm, framed and glazed (2)

£70-100

805* Royal Flying Corps. An autograph album of the Royal Flying Corps, circa 1914-16, containing approximately 125 various autographs of pilots in the Royal Flying Corps, most giving name, rank, Brevet number and aircraft type, mostly signed in pencil, but with further captions in contemporary ink by compiler (apparantly G. George Pryce) of South Farnborough, Hampshire, a few with small mounted photograph or newsprint image, all edges gilt, original padded dark green leather, a little rubbed, small oblong 8vo (10.5 x 12.5cm) This unusual album contains the signatures and details of many of the earliest pilots in the Royal Flying Corps, including D. Patterson, G.W. Mapplebeck (killed August 24th 1915), Vincent Walterfall (killed August 22nd 1914), Blatherwick, R.H. Barnwell, C.J. Burke, J. Mead, G.J. Harvey (killed November 8th 1915), R.H. Verner, Pierre Verrier, Harry Busteed, Hyacinth Roch (killed January 21st 1915), J.W. Ogilvy Dalgleish, W. Thomas (the first pilot to take his certificat at the Central Flying School), Fred Farrer (with photograph), Lieutenant H. Brock (killed May 9th 1915 and awarded the DSO on June 2nd 1916), W. McCudden (killed at Fort Grange Military Aerodrome, May 1st 1915), C.G. Hosking (accidentally killed by friendly fire, October 26th 1914), etc. The album is accompanied by modern handwritten notes identifying many of the entries. (1) £400-600

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807* Russian Badges. A superb collection of Russian/E. Bloc wings and military insignia, amassed over many years, the collection comprises 65 metal and 11 cloth examples mainly from the 1960s/70s, and includes some very rare items, beautifully displayed in a large folder with many of the items captioned (1)

£200-300


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Lot 808 808* Slide Collection. A private collection of 1,657 35mm colour slides, consisting of military and civilian subjects, contained in 9 cassette boxes, the collection spans the period from the 1960s to the 1990s and covers a good selection of aircraft from around the world (9)

810* Trench Art. A WWII desktop piece modelled as a brass German V1 bomber, its nose loose to reveal a cigarette lighter, mounted on a section of wooden propeller with shrapnel and aluminium plate stamped ‘Metal Picked up from VI’, 27cm long (1)

£100-150

£200-300

809* Tiger Moth. A well-built desktop model of a DH Tiger Moth engine, housed under a Perspex and mahogany case, 27.5cm high x 43cm wide x 22cm deep, with brass plaque engraved ‘De Havilland Tiger Moth’ and aircraft nameplate stamped ‘Type DH 82A’, ‘No.3183’ (1)

£500-800

Lot 810

811* USAAF. A WWII handmade model of B17, constructed in tin with painted roundel and aircraft recognition number U 124485, the tailfin stamped AE503, 37cm wingspan, together with a carved wood matchbox holder, carved with an American bomber flying over an airfield, 11cm high (2)

£100-150

812* Women Aviators. A collection of approximately 60 press photographs of aviatrices, mostly 1930s, including Amelia Earhart, Jean Batten, Liesel Bach, Maryse Bastie, Helene Boucher, Jacqueline Cochran, Ruth Elder, Maryse Hiltz, Viola Gentry, Ilsa Fastenrath, Elizabeth Harvey, Adrienne Boland, and others, mostly dated to verso, with newspaper or agency stamp, and many with typewritten note attached, 24 x 18cm and smaller, all contained in modern album (1)

£150-200

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813* Wootton (Frank, 1911-1998). The Blackburn NA.39, oil on canvas, showing the aircraft in flight, signed lower right, inscribed with artists address verso, 77 x 58.5cm (30.25 x 22.75ins), unframed The original painting for the front cover of Flight, 29 May 1959, a copy of the magazine is included in the lot. (1) £1000-1500

814* WWI RFC. A 1/6 scale static (exflying) scale “skeletal” model of a WW1 RFC or French Nieuport 17 c1 fighter aircraft, complete with beautiful Williams Bros Le Rhone engine, 136cm wingspan (1)

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815* WWI. WWI and Interwar photograph albums compiled by Squadron Leader Ryder Young RAF, album 1 containing approximately 240 monochrome snapshot and larger photographs, Christmas card, etc, manuscript list of where Young was stationed from 1911-1924, Hymn for Aviators dated 5 January 1915, Royal Naval Air Service Christmas card Hendon 1914, Central Flying School Upavon 1915, No.1. Wing RNAS Dunkirk, various aircraft including Mono Bristol Scout & Joyce, Breguet etc, cockpit photographs, N.A.P. France October 1917 - March 1918, Tour on November 27 & 28 1918 typed list of locations, No.1. Aircraft Depot Arques France, 3 reconnaissance photographs for over South Ostende dated 22 March 1918, various locations in Germany, etc, captioned throughout, the other three albums covering service from 1930-34, album 2 containing approx. 180 snap shot photographs, all captioned including Port Said October 1930, Basra, Rutbar November 1930, Persia from the air, etc, album 3 containing approximately 460 snap shot photographs, Mosul 14 April 1931, R.A.F. Summer Training Camp at Ser Armadia, cockpit photographs of Victorian 8928, Suez, etc, album 4 containing approximately 40 monochrome photographs, 6 x 8 ins, including Fairey III F Main Plane 14 February 1932, Operations in South Kurdistan 1931, Operations in North Kurdistan 1932 (Erbil Camp), etc Squadron Leader Ryder Young born in Beckenham 30 September 1893, educated at Dulwich College, served in the Royal Naval Air Service and Royal Air Force from 1915-18, passed through Central Flying School 1915, served with the Army of Occupation on Rhine 1918, from 1919-21 in Egypt. (4) £300-500

816* WWII Maps. A WWII map of Southern England, 1939, annotated with land and water aerodromes, landing grounds, seaplane mooring areas and anchorages, together with 26 WWII 1” scale military maps 1940 issued to the Northamptonshire Yeomanry, Navigators logbook and photograph relating to Pilot Officer Jordan, RAF and other items (a carton)

£70-100

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819* WWII. A WWII period desk top model of the famous German VI rocket, of wooden construction with swastika and crosses to the wings, 11cm wingspan presented on a mahogany base, probably from a propeller, together with a wooden model of a Bomber, painted with camouflage RAF roundels and aircraft no. GS T, 41.5cm wingspan (2)

£100-150

820* WWII. A WWII archive relating to Ferry Navigator I.C. Stevenson, Royal Air Force, including an Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book commencing 5 September 1942, training exercises (Oxford & Battle), 24 July 1943, England to India (Wellington), last entry 16 October 1948, a training exercises book with manuscript inscriptions, various civil period items relating to De Havilland Aircraft Company for which Stevenson worked for after the war, including a Reunion Dinner menu 21 June 1946, photographs of Stevenson plus approx. 50 snapshot photographs all captioned including bombing raid over Rangoon in 1943 (a small carton)

£150-200

821* Zeppelin. A commemorative porcelain cabinet plate by Rosenthal, decorated with a Zeppelin over the ocean, green backstamps to base ‘Sammelteller Erinnerung Z.R.III’, 22cm diameter 818* WWII. Leather flying jacket, sheepskin lining, overall condition poor with several holes, together with a Battle of Britain period B Type leather flying helmet, with zipped headphone compartments, leather fastening straps to the chin and rear, chamois lining (2)

£200-300

817* WWII RAF. A WWII leather flying jacket and trousers, sheepskin lined, the jacket with tailors label stamped with war department arrow, Dot zipper and leather waistband with nickel buckle, inner arm length 58cm, the trousers with tailor’s label stamped with Air Ministry markings and dated 1941, Size No.4., elasticated braces and two large pockets to the legs, the jacket worn and zippers seized (2)

The USS Los Angeles, designated ZR-3 was built in 1923-24 by the Zeppelin company in Friedrichshafen, Germany as war reparation to the United States. It was delivered to the US Navy in October 1924 and was used mainly for experimental work, particularly in the development of the American parasite fighter program, ZR-3 was decommissioned in 1932. (1) £50-80

£400-600

Lot 819

822* Zeppelin. A collection of 57 WWI period airship postcards, including a photographic card of Kaiser Wilhelm and Graf Zeppelin, Zeppelin over Strassburg and Basel, Zeppelin crashes, London Air Raid October 18th 1915, Zeppelin sinking in the Thames Estuary, Saturday 1st April 1916, etc, in a contemporary green cloth album, 8vo (57)

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832 Raleigh (Walter & Jones, H.A.). The War in the Air. Being the Story of the Part Played in the Great War by the Royal Air Force, 5 volumes & 2 map volumes, (including Maps & Appendices), 1st edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1922-35, numerous folding maps, title of volume 5 signed by H.A. Jones, some ink stamps and bookplates, original cloth gilt, some light wear and few marks etc., 8vo

AVIATION BOOKS 823 Airline Flying Manuals. Vickers Vanguard Technical Manuals, 1965 (BEA), together with Vickers Flying Manual, 1965 (BEA) plus Boeing 747-136/236 Flying Manual, 1986 (British Airways) (3)

£70-100

824 Putnam Publications. Jackson (A.J.), British Civil Aircraft Since 1919, 3 volumes (2 sets), Aircraft of the Royal Air Force Since 1918, British Racing & Record Breaking Aircraft, British Naval Aircraft Since 1912, together with various publications including Marson (Peter. J.), The Lockheed Twins, various reprinted Pilot’s Notes including Sea Fury 10 & 11, Spitfire XIV & XIX, Chipmunk T10, Mitchell III & Barracuda Marks II & III, Aviation catalogues, manuals, 2 1950s Pilots Log Books, etc (6 shelves)

£200-300

825 Aviation Books. A mixed collection of aviation books, including Prodger (Mick J.), Vintage Flying Helmets, Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 1995, signed by the author, Green (William), Warplanes of the Third Reich, Hazel Watson & Viney Ltd, 1970, Halley (James J.), The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force & Commonwealth 1918-1988, Air Britain Ltd, 1988 and other books, plus two Pilot’s Flying Log Books, circa 1930s, Clarke (Alan), Spitfire, print of board, framed, decorative aviation figures, related ceramics, etc (6 shelves)

£100-150

826 Aviation Books. A mixed collection of Aviation, Maritime and Railway books, including Jane’s All The World’s Aircraft, 1943-44, 1951-52, 1959-60, various reprinted editions, Maritime books, including Jane’s Fighting Ships 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944-45, 1949-50, etc (6 shelves)

£200-300

827 Chauviere (L., manufacturers), L’Helice Integrale, Paris, [1912], 20 pp., illustrations, embossed original wrappers lettered in gilt, oblong 8vo, price list and related letter loosely inserted, together with Eberhardt (C.). Theorie und Berechnung der Luftschrauben..., Berlin, 1910, diagrams to text, advertisements at rear, some spotting throughout, original cloth-backed boards, a little rubbed, plus Bejeuhr (Paul), Luftschrauben, Leitfaden fur den Bau und die Behandlung von Propellern, Munich and Berlin, 1912, photographic illustrations and folding tables, some damp fraying to lower margins not affecting text, original cloth, rubbed and damp soiled at foot, 8vo, and Propellermerkbuch der Luftschrauben-Abteilung der Prufanstalt under Werft der Fliegertruppen, Adlershof, 1916, Die Luftschraube, Dr. Phil Hermann Borck, Bibliothek fur Lufschiffarhrt und Flugtechnik Band 20, 1918, and 25 Jahre Heine Propeller 1910-1935, Leitfaden uber Luftschrauben, 1935 From the Gert de Leeuw Collection. (6) £100-150

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828 Circuit de l’Est 1910. La Premiere Course d’Aeroplanes du Monde, organisé par Le Matin, 7-17 Aout 1910, Paris, E. Le Deley, [1910], eighteen leaves of photographic illustrations, with preliminary texts by Stephane Lauzanne, Leblanc, Aubrun and Georges Legagneux, original green printed wrappers, chipped with a little loss to edges, oblong 8vo (182 x 265mm) Souvenir brochure for the famous Circuit de l’Est organised by the newspaper Le Matin, in which Leblanc won the 100,000 francs prize in his Blériot monoplane. (1) £150-200

829 Penrose (Harald). British Aviation, The Great War and Armistice 1915-1919, 1st US edition, 1969, ex libris stamp to front endpaper, numerous black and white illustrations, original blue cloth in dust jacket, covers and spine rubbed with minor loss to head, 8vo, together with Bowers (Peter M.), Boeing Aircraft Since 1916, circa 1960, black and white illustrations, original blue cloth in dust jacket, 8vo, and Duval (G.R.), British Flying Boats and Amphibians 1909-1952, 1st US edition, 1966, numerous black and white illustrations, original blue cloth in price clipped dust jacket, 8vo, plus other modern aviation reference including publications by Jane’s, Putnam, Ian Allan, mostly original cloth in dust jackets, G/VG, 8vo/4to (approximately 70)

£100-150

830 Putnam Publications. A collection of Putnam Aircraft books, including Jackson (A.J.), Blackburn Aircraft Since 1909, 1st Edition, 1968, Avro Aircraft Since 1908, 1st Edition, 1965, Bruce (J.M.), British Aeroplanes 1914-18, with cardboard sleeve, and other publications (77)

£200-400

831 Putnam Publications. The World’s Airliners, by Peter W. Brooks, 1962, bookstamp to front endpaper, Aircraft of the Royal Air Force 1918-57, by Owen Thetford, 1957, Hawker Aircraft Since 1920, by Francis K. Mason, 1961, British Civil Aircraft 1919-59, volumes 1 & 2, by A.J. Jackson, 1959-60, Bristol Aircraft Since 1910, by C.H. Barnes, 1964, all 1st editions, all original cloth in dust jackets, together with 30 further volumes, mixed editions, some duplication, some covers rubbed to head and foot, G/VG, 8vo (36)

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£200-300

833 Smith (Henry Ladd). Airways Abroad, The Story of American World Air Routes, 1st edition, University of Wisconsin Press, 1950, 25 black and white illustrations, some minor toning, original red cloth in price clipped dust jacket, loss to front cover, spine slightly rubbed to head and foot, 8vo, together with Ellis (F.H & E.M.), Atlantic Air Conquest, 1st edition, 1963, numerous black and white illustrations, original cream cloth in price clipped dust jacket, spine slightly rubbed to head and foot, 8vo, and Keith (C.H.), Flying Years, Special Edition for The Aviation Book Club, circa 1938, previous owner’s inscription to front endpaper, some minor toning, original blue cloth in dust jacket, spine slightly toned and rubbed to head and foot, 8vo, plus other mid 20th century and modern aviation reference, including publications by Airlife, Jane’s, Batsford, Putnam, mostly original cloth in dust jackets, G/VG, 8vo/folio (approximately 110)

£100-150

834 Sueter (Rear-Admiral Murray F.). Airmen or Noahs. Fair Play for our Airmen. The Great “Neon” Air Myth Exposed, 1st edition, 1928, four colour illustrations by W. Russell Flint, half-tone illustrations, a few minor spots, original blue cloth gilt, spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends, 8vo, together with Bibliography of Aeronautics 1909-1916, Washington, Government Printing Office, 1921, some toning, contemporary blue cloth, thick 8vo, with others related including The Aero Manual, First edition (Revised), 1909, Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft, 4 volumes 1941-46, An Airman’s Wife, 2nd edition, 1918 and A,J, Jackson’s British Civil Aircraft since 1919, 3 volumes, 2nd edition, Putnam, 1973-74 (17)

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MILITARY BOOKS 835 Army Lists. The New Annual Army List, and Militia List, for 1855, by Major H.G. Hart, 1855, illustrated adverts at front & rear, original cloth gilt, spine faded and frayed at head, 8vo, together with The Army List, for July [August, September & October], 1881, 4 volumes in 2, 1881, illustrated adverts, contemporary maroon half morocco gilt, rubbed to extremities, 8vo, with The Official Army List for the Quarter Ending 30th September, 1881, illustrated adverts at front & rear, occasional spotting, original red cloth gilt, closed tear at foot of spine, large 8vo, and Tyrrell (Henry), The History of the War with Russia: giving full details of the Operations of the Allied Armies, 3 volumes in six, London Printing and Publishing Company, [1855-1858], 59 engraved plates (including titles), seven engraved maps (including 5 double-page), occasional minor spotting, original red cloth with gilt blocked decoration, frayed at head & foot of spines, tall 4to, (29 x 19cm), plus Navy & Army Illustrated, edited by Commander Charles N. Robinson, R.N., volumes 6 & 7 only in four, March 26th, 1898 - March 18th, 1899, black & white illustrations from photographs, contemporary uniform green half calf, some joints cracked and extremities rubbed, folio (14)

839 [Booth, John]. The Battle of Waterloo, also of Ligny, and Quatre-Bras, 2 volumes in one, 10th edition, enlarged and corrected, 1817, engraved portrait frontispiece, seven folding hand-coloured maps and plans, folding plate, 34 etched plates, a few splits along folds, scattered light spotting, later presentation inscription to front endpaper, bookplate, contemporary red half morocco gilt, joints and edges a little rubbed, 4to, together with Southey (Robert), History of the Peninsular War, 3 volumes, 1st edition, 1823-32, scattered light spotting, modern black half calf, spines with red labels, 4to

£150-200

836 Army Lists. The Army List for January 1836, September 1838, June 1839, June 1840, February 1841, February 1842, January 1843, February 1844, bound in one volume, a few entries crossedthrough with manuscript additions, a few leaves close-trimmed affecting one or two signatures, a little light spotting and soiling, contemporary red half morocco, joints and edges rubbed, 8vo, together with A List of the Officers of the Army and of the Corps of Royal Marines, on Full, Retired, and Half-Pay; With an Index. Corrected throughout to the 31st March 1850, 1850-51, light spotting front and rear, manuscript note at front, bookplate, modern half calf gilt, 8vo (2)

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840 Bowen (Lt. Col. C.G.). “West African Way”, The Story of the Burma Campaigns, 1943-1945, 5th Bn. Gold Coast Regt., 81 West African Division, [Printed by Ashanti Times Press, Obuasi], circa 1945, [6],84,[5]pp., eight maps including one folding, some scattered spotting, original printed wrappers, few marks and some wear to extremities, 4to

£100-150

837 Baden-Powell (Baden Henry). Village Communities in India, 1899, Goulding (Col H.R.) Old Lahore, 1st Edition 1924, Marshman. History of India 1880, History of British India, 1858, History of British Uniforms of the British Army, Vol 1-5, Navy & Army Illustrated c.1895-1898 together with other military books and pictures including a watercolour of an Indian Sowar, 32.5 x 21.5cm, framed and glazed, Storming of the Mooltan, Janury 2nd 1849, colour print, 36.5 x 48.5cm, framed and glazed and auction catalogues plus a large collection of maps, mostly India, early 20th century, etc (4 cartons)

Only one UK institutional location found, SOAS Library, University of London. (1) £150-200

£150-200

838 Napoleon Bonaparte. Copies of Original Letters from the Army of General Bonaparte in Egypt, Intercepted by the Fleet under the Command of Admiral Lord Nelson. With an English Translation, 2 volumes, volume I 4th edition, 1798; volume II (in 2 parts) 2nd edition, 1799, half title and folding map (laid down) to volume I, folding facsimile Bonaparte letter frontispiece to volume II, small marginal repair and annotation to two volume I Appendix leaves, some light soiling and spotting, modern half calf, blue labels to spines, 8vo, together with Memoir of the Campaigns of General Bonaparte in Egypt and Syria; and the Operations of General Desaix, in Upper Egypt, by Berthier, translated from the French by Thomas Evanson White, 1st edition, 1805 (title with marginal repair) (3)

£300-500

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£150-200

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841 Connolly (T.W.J.). The History of the Corps of Royal Sappers and Miners, 2 volumes, 1st edition, 1855, 18 handcoloured lithographed plates, a little light spotting, previous owner signatures to titles and front endpapers, original red cloth, spines a little faded with stains, 8vo, together with Historical Records of the Shropshire Yeomanry Cavalry, from its Formation in 1795, up to the year 1887, Compiled by Colonel Wingfield, Shrewsbury, 1788, seven chromolithographed plates, light spotting, original red cloth gilt, spine faded, mottled dampstains to lower cover, 8vo, plus A History of the Services of the 17th (The Leicestershire) Regiment, by Lt.-Colonel E.A.H. Webb, 1911, colour and monochrome plates, occasional light spotting, original red cloth gilt, some fading to spine, 8vo, with others related including The Royal Engineer, by Sir Francis B. Head, 1869, Historical Records of the XXX. Regiment, 1887, P.H. Dalbec’s History of the 45th: 1st Nottinghamshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters), 1902, The History of the Prince of Wales’ Own Civil Service Rifles, 1921 and Whitworth Porter’s History of the Corps of Royal Engineers, 9 volumes (complete), mixed editions, 1951-58 (39)

843 Denny (Major Ebenezer). Military Journal of Major Ebenezer Denny, An Officer in the Revolutionary and Indian Wars, 1st edition, Philadelphia, 1859, several folding plates, original blindstamped blue cloth, large 8vo, presentation copy, inscribed by the author’s son W.H. Denny to J.M. Beylard, and dated Pittsburgh April 10th, 1860, to front free endpaper, together with Antietam to Apponattox with 118th Penna. Vols., Corn Exchange Regiment, Philadelphia, 1892, numerous monochrome illustrations after photographs, etc., original pictorial cloth gilt, rubbed and a little fraying to extremities, thick 8vo, plus Townsend (Luther Tracey), History of the Sixteenth Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteers, Washington, 1897, monochrome illustrations, original cloth gilt, a few minor marks, 8vo, and The Story of One Regiment, The Eleventh Maine Infantry Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion, New York, 1896, original blue cloth gilt in bright condition, 8vo, plus other American military history interest including George Baylor, Bull Run to Bull Run; or, Four Years in the Army of Northern Virginia, Richmond, 1900, Edward A. Pollard, The Lost Cause; A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates, New York, 1866, Benedict Crowell, America’s Munitions 1917-1918, Washington, 1919, I.W. Stuart, Life of Captain Nathan Hayle, Hartford, 1856, Major W.S. Dunlop, Lee’s Sharpshooters; Or, The Forefront of Battle, Little Rock, 1899, etc., all original cloth, mainly 8vo (40)

£200-300

£300-400

844 Drinkwater (John). A History of the Late Siege of Gibraltar. With a Description and Account of that Garrison, from the Earliest Periods, 3rd edition, 1786, ten folding engraved maps, plates and plans, one or two splits along folds and small reinforcements to versos, loose extra plate of A North View of Gibraltar, subscribers list, some light offsetting and scattered spotting, modern calf-backed boards, spine slightly rubbed, 4to (1)

842 Dalton (Charles). Memoirs of Captain John Dalton, H.E.I.C.S., (Commandant of Trichinopoly, 1752-1753), for private circulation, 2 volumes, 1878, portrait frontispiece to each, two monochrome illustrations, original red blindstamped cloth, a few light flecked marks and stains, 8vo Scarce. (2)

£200-300

845 Dundonald (Thomas, 10th Earl of). The Autobiography of a Seaman, 2 volumes, 2nd edition, 1860, folding maps and charts, a few light spots, endpapers renewed, original blue cloth, spines a little darkened and rubbed at ends, 8vo, together with Ironclads in Action. A Sketch of Naval Warfare from 1855 to 1895, with some account of the Development of the Battleship in England, by H.W. Wilson, 2 volumes, 2nd edition, 1896, half-tone frontispiece to each, maps and illustrations, previous owner inscription, top edge gilt, original blue cloth gilt, spine ends a little rubbed, one or two small bumps, 8vo, plus The Fighting at Jutland. the Personal Experiences of Sixty Officers and Men of the British Fleet, by H.W. Fawcett & G.W.W. Hooper, circa 1920, numerous photographic and other illustrations, a few light spots, presentation label to Lieutenant M.E. East, top edge gilt, original morocco-backed boards, covers a little bowed, 4to, with other naval interest including Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon’s The Dover Patrol, 2 volumes, [1919], A.T. Mahan’s The Influence of Sea Power upon History 1660-1783, 1st edition, 1890, Frederick Stafford’s The History of the “Worcester”, 1929, limited signed edition 159/350 and J.W. Damer Powell’s Bristol Privateers and Ships of War, 1st edition, 1930 (34)

£200-300

£150-200

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846 Eyre (Lieutenant Vincent). The Military Operations at Cabul, which ended in the Retreat and Destruction of the British Army, January 1842. With a Journal of Imprisonment in Affghanistan, 2nd edition, 1843, folding linen-backed map, light offsetting and light soiling, modern half calf, 8vo, together with The Career of Major George Broadfoot, C.B. (Governor-General’s Agent N.W. Frontier, 1844-5) in Afghanistan and the Punjab. Compiled from his papers and those of Lords Ellenborough and Hardinge, by Major W. Broadfoot, R.E., 1st edition, 1888, portrait frontispiece, two maps, advertisements at end, one or two minor spots, bookplate, original burgundy cloth gilt, slight fading to spine, 8vo, with four others related including a 4th and 5th edition of Vincent Eyre’s Military Operations in Cabul (5th edition lacking map), Sir James Willcocks’ From Kabul to Kumassi. Twenty-Four Years of Soldiering and Sport, 1904, Maud Diver’s The Judgement of the Sword, 1913 and S.H. Shadbolt’s The Afghan Campaign of 1878-1880, facsimile reprint, J.B. Hayward, [1972] (7)

849 [Glascock, William Nugent]. Naval Sketch-Book; or, the Service Afloat and Ashore; with Characteristic Reminiscences, Fragments and Opinions, 2 volumes, 2nd edition, 1826, half title to volume I, a few minor spots, bookplates, contemporary half calf, old rebacks, a little rubbed, 8vo, together with Lives of the British Admirals, with an Introductory View of the Naval History of England, by Robert Southey, Cabinet Cyclopaedia series, 5 volumes (volume V continued by Robert Bell), 1833-40, engraved title to each, some spotting, contemporary green half calf, spines with red labels, edges rubbed, 8vo, plus Outlines of Naval Routine, by Lieutenant Alex. Dingwall Fordyce, 1st edition, 1837, six lithographed plates, folding tables with outline colour, some spotting and toning, original linen-backed boards, a little rubbed, 8vo, with others related including Report of Commissioners for Inquiring into Naval and Military Promotion and Retirement: With Appendices, 1840, Admiral W.H. Smyth’s The Sailor’s Word-Book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, 1867 and Navy and Army Illustrated, 3 volumes, 1895-97

£150-200

(15)

847 Falconer (William). An Universal Dictionary of the Marine: or a Copious Explanation of the Technical Terms and Phrases Employed in the Construction, Equipment, Furniture, Machinery, Movements and Military Operations of a Ship, new edition, corrected, T.Cadell, 1789, twelve uncoloured folding engraved plates, some spotting, 20th century ownership signature to front pastedown, contemporary calf, old reback, rubbed and some wear, with upper cover detached, 4to (1)

850 Goldsmid (Sir Frederic John). James Outram. A Biography, 2 volumes, 1st edition, 1880, frontispiece to each, folding map and facsimile letter, scattered light spotting, contemporary half morocco, upper joint of volume II cracked, edges rubbed, 8vo, together with Lives of Indian Officers, Illustrative of the History of the Civil and Military Services of India, by John William Kaye, 2 volumes, 1st edition, 1867, half titles, occasional light toning, bookplates, original red cloth gilt, spines a little rubbed and faded, a few stains, 8vo, plus Chitral. The Story of a Minor Siege, by Sir George S. Robertson, 1st edition, 1898, maps and illustrations, advertisements at end, some light spotting, top edge gilt, original red cloth, spine faded, 8vo, with other India related etc. including Lt.-General McLeod Innes’ The Sepoy Revolt. A Critical Revolt, 1897, inscribed by the author, Lionel James’s The Indian Frontier War. Being an Account of the Mohmund and Tirah Expeditions 1897, 1898 and The Armies of India, A & C Black, 1911

£100-150

848 Gibb (William & Holmes, Richard R.). Naval & Military Trophies & Personal Relics of British Heroes, a series of water colour drawings by William Gibb, the descriptive notes by Richard R. Holmes, 1896, chromolithograph plates, all edges gilt, original giltdecorated blue cloth, rubbed and minor fraying to extremities, folio, together with Records of the Royal Military Academy 17411892, Woolwich, F.J. Cattermole, 1892, hand-coloured plates, occasional minor marks, original dark blue cloth gilt, rubbed and some soiling and wear, folio, plus Mayo (John Horsley), Medals and Decorations of the British Army and Navy, 2 volumes, 1st edition, 1897, colour and monochrome plates, top edge gilt, original red cloth gilt, rubbed and marked, 8vo, and others on medals, decorations, costume, military and naval art, etc., including Thomas Carter, British War Medals and How They Were Won, 1893, Henry Manners Chichester & George Burges-Short, The Records and Badges of Every Regiment and Corps in the British Army, 2nd edition, circa 1900, W. Augustus Steward, War Medals and Their History, 1st edition, 1915, E. Keble Chatterton, Ship-Models, 1923, Charles N. Robinson, Old Naval Prints, Their Artists & Engravers, 1924, Basil Lubbock, Adventures by Sea from Art of Old Time, 1925, M.S. Robinson, The Macpherson Collecton of Maritime Prints & Drawings, 1950, Thomas Rowlandson, Loyal Volunteers of London and Environs, facsimile edition, 1972, limited edition 361/400, etc., various sizes (30)

£200-300

(26)

£200-300

851 Gorges (Brig. Gen. E. Howard). The Great War in West Africa, 1st edition, Hutchinson, [1918], numerous monochrome illustrations after photographs, original red cloth, spine lettered in black, rubbed, together with Cartmell (H.), For Remembrance. An account of some faithful years, Preston, [1919], monochrome illustrations after photographs, original red cloth gilt, plus Lavery (Felix), Irish Heroes in the War, The Irish in Great Britain by T.P. O’Connor, The Tyneside Irish Brigade by Joseph Keating, Everett & Co., 1917, monochrome illustrations after photographs, original green cloth gilt, a few minor marks, and Carrington (C.E.), The War Record of the 1/5th Battalion The Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 1st edition, Birmingham, Cornish Brothers, 1922, 4 single-page map illustrations, with original group portrait photograph, taken at Valdagno in Italy, on 18th November 1918, possibly taken by Major H.S. Bloomer, M.C., loosely inserted, original blue cloth gilt, some marks and minor stains, all 8vo, plus other first world war history and memoirs, including Captain G.K. Rose, The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, Oxford, 1920, Swindon’s War Record, by W.D. Bavin, 1922, Sir Arnold T. Wilson, Loyalties, Mesopotamia, 1914-1917, 1st edition, 1930, J. Devereux & G. Sacker, Leaving All That Was Dear, Cheltenham and the Great War, 1st edition, 1997, Bruce Bairnsfather, Fragments from France, General Sir Hubert Gough, The Fifth Army, 1st edition, 1931, signed to front endpaper by Colonel J.C. Barrett (bright copy), etc.

£150-200

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852 Holloway (W.H.). Northamptonshire and the Great War, 1st edition, circa 1920, original cream cloth gilt, together with Durand (H. Mortimer), The Thirteenth Hussars in the Great War, 1st edition, 1921, portrait frontispiece and plates, original cloth, a little rubbed and faded on spine, plus Grey (Major W.E.), The 2nd City of London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) in the Great War (1914-19), 1st edition, 1929, folding maps and plates, errata slip tipped in, original two-tone cloth gilt, rubbed and faded on spine, all 4to, plus other WWI regimental history interest, including Devonshire Regiment, Monmouthshire Volunteer Artillery, King's Shropshire Light Infantry, 3rd (King's Own) Hussars, etc., various sizes (17)

855 Ireland (W.H.). Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Late Emperor of the French, King of Italy, Protector of the Confederation of the Rhine, Mediator of the Confederation of Switzerland, 4 volumes, G. Berger, circa 1838, additional engraved titles, 27 uncoloured folding engraved and aquatint plates by George Cruikshank after Vernet, Denon et al (some waterstains, spotting and marginal fraying), page 341 in volume III with small tear and loss of text, front hinges of volumes II-IV broken, original green moire cloth, spines a little rubbed and faded, 8vo Abbey Life 359 (for the first edition of 1823-28 by John Cumberland). (4) £200-300

£200-300

856 Lavalette (Antoine Marie Chamans de). Memoirs of Count Lavalette, Adjutant and Private Secretary to Napoleon and Postmster-General under the Empire, Gibbings and Company, 1894, portrait frontispiece (loosening), four other portraits, some toning to endpapers, small booklabels, original cloth gilt, a few marks, large 8vo, limited edition 33/125, together with In the King’s Legion. Memoirs of Baron Ompteda, Colonel in the King’s German Legion during the Napoleonic Wars, 1894, portrait frontispiece, Queen’s College London bookplate, hinges a little tender, original red cloth, spine slightly rubbed, 8vo, plus The Armies of the First French Republic and the Rise of the Marshals of Napoleon I, by the Late Colonel Ramsay Weston Phipps, 2 volumes, OUP, 1926, folding maps, a little light spotting, original blue cloth gilt in bright condition, dust jackets, spines slightly toned, 8vo, with other Napoleonic interest including History of the Consulate and the Empire of France under Napoleon, by Louis Adolphe Thiers, 12 volumes, 1893-94, Henry Drummond Wolff’s The Island Empire; or the Scenes of the First Exile of the Emperor Napoleon I. Together with a Narrative of his residence on the Island of Elba..., 2nd edition, 1855, inscribed by the author, George Hooper’s Waterloo: The Downfall of the First Napoleon: A History of the Campaign of 1815, 1862, and Rifle Green at Waterloo, by George Caldwell and Robert Cooper, 1990

853 Hozier (Captain H.M.). The Invasions of England. A History of the Past, with Lessons for the Future, 2 volumes, 1st edition, 1876, one or two light spots, contemporary owner inscription, bookplates, contemporary half calf, spines with red and green labels and gilt decoration, edges slightly rubbed, 8vo, together with The Military Mentor. Being a Series of Letters Recently Written by a General Officer to his Son, on his entering the Army, [by Baron d’Anglesi], 2 volumes, 2nd edition, 1804, a little light toning, presentation inscription 1939 at front, contemporary diced calf, a little faded and rubbed, 8vo, plus Scenes from the Life of a Soldier in Active Service [by Friedrich Wilhelm Hacklander], 1st English edition, 1850, folding map, contemporary half calf, edges slightly rubbed, 8vo, with others leatherbound including The Royal Military Chronicle, 2 volumes 1811-1812 (not collated), Sir James Mackintosh’s History of the Revolution in England in 1688, 2 volumes, Paris, 1834, H.M. Hozier’s The Franco-Prussian War, 2 volumes, circa 1872 and Walter Richards’ Her Majesty’s Army, 3 volumes, circa 1890 (with 46 of 47 colour plates only), 4to and 8vo (26)

£200-300

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£300-500

857 [T.E. Lawrence]. A Brief Record of the Advance of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force Under the Command of General Sir Edmund H.H. Allenby, July 1917 to October 1918, 1st edition, Cairo, Government Press, 1919, photographic portrait frontispiece of General Allenby, coloured maps, original cloth-backed printed wrappers, some light marks (generally a good copy), 4to, together with Lawrence (T.E.), The Mint, A Day-Book of the R.A.F. Depot between August and December 1922, with later notes by 352087 A/c Ross, 1st edition, 1955, top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed, original dark blue quarter morocco gilt, a few marks, with slipcase, small 4to, limited edition 1715/2000, plus Oriental Assembly, edited by A.W. Lawrence, 1st edition, 1939, monochrome plates after photographs, etc., original cloth gilt, a few minor marks, 8vo, and Doughty (Charles M.), Travels in Arabia Deserta, 2 volumes bound in one, reprinted, 1926, thin-paper edition, monochrome illustrations, original black cloth gilt, 8vo, plus others related, including The Home Letters of T.E. Lawrence and His Brothers, 1954, Seven Pillars of Wisdom, 1st trade edition, 1935, The Diary of T.E. Lawrence, 1911 & An Essay on Flecker, 2 volumes, facsimile edition, published by B. Johnston, circa 1980s, limited edition of 500 copies, this being one of 52 signed, (2 copies), Philip Hitti, History of the Arabs, 2nd edition, 1940, and 3 others

854 Humbley (W.W.W.). Journal of a Cavalry Officer; Including the Memorable Sikh Campaign of 1845-1846, 1st edition, 1854, three folding maps and plans, light offsetting and a few spots, hinges a little tender, original red blindstamped cloth, upper joint splitting, small tears and chips at spine ends, thick 8vo

(12)

Important account of the first Anglo-Sikh War, an offensive launched by the East India Company to take control of the Punjab following the death of Maharajah Ranjit Singh in 1839. (1) £300-400

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858 Low (Charles Rathbone). Soldiers Of The Victorian Age, 2 volumes, 1st edition, 1880, original red cloth gilt, together with Ommundsen (H. & Robinson, Ernest H.), Rifles and Ammunition and Rifle Shooting, Waverley Book Company, [1915], monochrome plates and illustrations, original decorated cloth gilt, large thick 8vo, plus Coate (Mary), Cornwall in the Great Civil War and Interregnum 16421660, Oxford, 1933, original blue cloth gilt, and Sherston (Major J. & Chadwell, Major L.J.), Tactics Applied to Schemes, 2 volumes, 4th edition, revised and enlarged, 1905, numerous folding maps, original red cloth gilt, spines lightly faded, plus other general military history, memoirs, including English Civil War interest, J.W. Willis-Bund, The Civil War in Worcestershire 1642-1646, 1905, George Hooper, The Campaign of Sedan, 1887, Pietro Badoglio, The War in Abyssinia, 1937, J.B.M. Frederick, Lineage Book of British Land Forces 1660-1978, 2 volumes, 1984, etc., mostly orignal cloth, mainly 8vo, but including some large format (The Sphere, 3 volumes, January-December 1900 & January-June 1900, plus Illustrated London News, a bound volume for 1899-1900) (approximately 85)

£200-300

859 Maurice (Col. J.F.). Military History of the Campaign of 1882 in Egypt, HMSO, [1887], numerous folding colour maps and plans, one or two detached, a few tears, marginal toning to text , previous owner signatures, bookplate of the Library of the Royal Artillery, hinges tender, original red blindstamped cloth, spine faded, thick 8vo, together with Hake (A. Egmont), The Journals of Major-General C.G. Gordon, C.B., at Kartoum. Printed from the original mss., 1st edition, 1885, portrait frontispiece, several maps including one folding at end, partly unopened, a few spots, original red cloth, spine faded with stains, 8vo, with two others: Henry Alford and W, Dennistoun Sword’s The Egyptian Soudan. Its Loss and Recovery, 1898 and Robert Baden-Powell’s The Downfall of Prempeh, 2nd edition, 1898 (4)

861 Nicolas (Paul Harris). Historical Record of the Royal Marine Forces, 2 volumes, 1845, wood-engraved vignettes to titles, occasional ink underlining and marginalia, some light spotting, original red cloth, spilts to spines with wear to labels, 8vo, together with The Dear Old Regiment, by Nugent Taillefer, 1879, advertisement leaf at end, author presentation inscription at front, original red cloth, a few stains, 8vo, plus History of the XX Regiment. 1688-1888, compiled by Lieutenant B. Smyth, 1889, folding maps and colour illustrations, original red cloth gilt, spine faded, 8vo, with other regimental histories including Wilfred Cripps’ The Royal North Gloucester, 1875, John Davis’ Historical Records of the Second Royal Surrey, 1877, Henry Graham’s The Annals of the Yeomanry Cavalry of Wiltshire, Liverpool, 1886 and Frank Willan’s History of the Oxfordshire Regiment of Militia 1778-1900, Oxford, 1900 (26)

£150-200

(27)

£100-150

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£200-300

863 Orme (Robert). A History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan, from the Year MDCCXLV to which is prefixed a Dissertation on the Establishments made by Mahomedan Conquerors in Indostan, 3 volumes, including atlas, 4th edition, revised by the author, re-printed by Pharoah and Co., Madras, 1861, 35 folding lithographed maps, plates and plans (first map reguarded, a few archival tissue repairs and some marginal insect damage), previous owner signatures and stamps to titles, a few annotations, some light spotting and soiling, modern half calf, spines with red and green labels, 8vo (3)

£100-150

860 Military Books. A mixed collection of military books, including Saber (Clifford), Desert Rat Sketch Book, 1st Edition, with card sleeve, Ashton (John), Real SailorSongs, Ye Leadenhalle Presse, 1891, half calf folio edition with two hundred illustrations, plus Covenant with Death, Daily Express Publications, 1934, etc (53)

862 Norris-Newman (Charles L.). With the Boers in the Transvaal and Orange Free State in 1880-1, 2nd edition with new map of the South African Republic and text of the Convention of 1884, circa 1885, folding maps and plans, occasional pencil scoring, some toning to half title and endpapers, previous owner inscription, original cloth, spine ends a little rubbed, 8vo, together with War with the Boers. An Account of the Past and Present Troubles with the South African Republics, by Harold Brown, 5 volumes in 2, circa 1902, numerous photogravure portraits, maps an illustrations, some offsetting and a few spots, all edges gilt, contemporary burgundy morocco gilt, edges a little rubbed, 4to, plus Two Years on Trek. Being some account of the Royal Sussex Regiment in South Africa, by the Late Lt.Colonel du Moulin, edited by H.F. Bidder, 1907, half title, original upper wrapper bound-in at front, all edges pink, contemporary half calf, a little rubbed, 8vo, with others related including Charles Goldmann’s With General French and the Cavalry in South Africa, 1902, Mildred Dooner’s The “Last Post”: Being a Roll of all Officers (Naval, Military or Colonial) who gave their lives for their Queen, King and Country, in the South African War, 1899-1902, circa 1903, and Walter Richards’ His Majesty’s Territorial Army, 4 volumes, circa 1910

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864 Philippart (John). Campaign in Germany and France, from the Expiration of the Armistice, signed and ratified June 4, 1813, to the Period of the Abdication of the Throne of France by Napoleon Buonaparte; with an Appendix..., 2 volumes, 1st edition, 1814, portrait frontispiece of Blucher to volume I (offset to title), some spotting and light soiling, recent half calf, 8vo, together with A Circumstantial Narrative of the Campaign in Saxony in the Year 1813. Written originally in German by Baron von Odeleben... to which are subjoined the notes of M. Aubert de Vitry... the whole translated by Alfred John Kempe, 2 volumes, 1st edition, 1820, folding engraved map (reinforced to verso, light offsetting to title), scattered light spotting, uniformly bound as above, plus Copies of the Original Letters and Despatches of the Generals, Ministers, Grand Officers of State, &c. at Paris to the Emperor Napoleon, at Dresden; Intercepted by the Advanced Troops of the Allies in the North of Germany, 1st edition, 1814, half title, folding table, light spotting, recent half calf, 8vo, with 11 others related including Memoirs of the Life of Prince Potemkin... translated from the German, 1812, P.F.F.J. Giraud’s The Campaigns of Paris in 1814 & 1815, 2nd English edition, enlarged, 1816, M. de Rocca’s Memoirs of the War of the French in Spain, 1st English edition, 1815 (2 copies), Lord Mahon’s History of the War of the Succession in Spain, 2nd edition, 1836 and History of the War in the Peninsula under Napoleon... by General Foy, 2 parts in 3 volumes, 1st English edition, 1827 (18)

866 Reide (Thomas). A Treatise on the Duty of Infantry Officers and the Present System of British Military Discipline, 1795, contemporary 2 pp. manuscript index at end, previous owner inscription to title, contemporary sheep, joints cracking, some worming to covers, 8vo, together with Advice to the Officers of the British Army. With some Hints to the Drummer and Private Soldier, 9th edition, 1787, folding engraved frontispiece, contemporary ownership signature to title, a few spots, old bookseller description tipped-in at front, bookplate, contemporary half calf, spine label chipped, a little rubbed, 8vo, plus General Regulations and Instructions for the Light-Horse Volunteers of London and Westminster, [by Charles Herries], 2nd edition, printed for the Corps, 1798, one or two light spots, contemporary sheep, a little rubbed, 12mo, with three others: The Soldiers Companion, or New Manual and Platoon Excercise, circa 1800 (lacking plates), Instructions for the Carbine and Pistol Excercises for the Cavalry, 1819, and Handbook of Company and Battalion Drill, by Charles Slack, 23rd edition, 1883

£400-600

(6)

£150-200

867 Roskill (Captain S.W.). The War at Sea 1939-1945, 3 volumes bound in 4, H.M.S.O., 1954-61, numerous folding maps, illustrations, etc., original green cloth gilt, a little rubbed, together with Hinsley (F.H., and others), British Intelligence in the Second World War, Its Influence on Strategy and Operations, 5 volumes bound in 6, H.M.S.O., 1979-90, monochrome illustrations, all original cloth in dust wrappers, 8vo, plus Liddell Hart (Captain B.H.), The Tanks, The History of the Royal Tank Regiment, 3 volumes, 1st edition, 1959-79, monochrome illustrations, original black cloth gilt, 8vo, and other Second World War history and related, including M.R.D. Foot, SOE in France, 2 volumes, 1966, Sir Charles Webster and Noble Frankland, The Strategic Air Offensive against Germany 1939-1945, 3 volumes, 1961, Major T.I. Dun, From Cairo to Siwa, Across the Libyan Desert with Armoured Cars, 2nd edition, circa 1940, etc. (40)

865 Pleydell (J.C.). An Essay on Field Fortification; Intended Principally for the use of Officers of Infantry... Translated from the Original Manuscript of an Officer of Experience in the Prussian Service by J.C. Pleydell, Lieutenant in the Twelfth Regiment of Foot, 1st edition, 1768, 40 copper-engraved plates, a few folding (one detached), some light offsetting, bookplate, contemporary vellum, small closed tear and a few marks to lower cover, 8vo (1)

£150-200

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868 Russell (W.H.). The British Expedition to the Crimea, revised edition, 1858, portrait frontispiece, 10 folding maps and plans (a few repaired to verso), illustrations, some light toning, recent half calf, spine a little faded, 8vo, together with Pack (Colonel Reynell), Sebastopol Trenches and Five Months in Them, 1st edition, 1878, folding chromolithographed frontispiece, two folding lithographed panoramas (one split along fold), some toning, hinges a little tender, original red pictorial cloth gilt, a little rubbed and dulled, 8vo, with other Crimea related including W.R. Chambers’ Pictorial History of the Russian War 1854-56, 1856, Colonel Cathorpe’s Letters from Head-Quarters; or the Realities of the War in Crimea, 2 volumes, 1856 (inscribed by the author), The Panmure Papers. Being a Selection from the Correspondence of Fox Maule, 2 volumes, 1858, E.H. Nolan’s The Illustrated History of the War against Russia, 2 volumes, circa 1860 and Casualty Roll for the Crimea, compiled by Frank and Andrea Cook, 1976 (20)

£200-300

870 Stacke (Captain H. Fitz Maurice). The Worcestershire Regiment in the Great War, G.T. Cheshire, Kidderminster, circa 1929, numerous folding maps and illustrations, Stacke’s own copy with his bookplate and several congratulatory autograph letters bound-in from former officers, plus related press-cuttings, all edges gilt, original green morocco gilt, rebacked, original spine relaid, a little rubbed and faded, thick 4to, together with Historical Record of the Third and Fourth Battalions of the Worcestershire Regiment, by Captain Robert Holden, 1887, three portrait plates, scattered spotting, presentation inscription, bookplate, original blue cloth gilt, small splits to joints, clear tape mark at head of spine, 4to, plus The Yeomanry Cavalry of Worcestershire 19141922, by C. (Charles Lyttelton, Viscount Cobham), Stourbridge, 1926, folding maps, light spotting, original cloth, a little rubbed, pencil inscribed by the author, with four others including The History of the 1st Volunteer Battalion the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and its Predecessors, Birmingham, 1906 and another copy of Captain Stacke’s Worcestershire Regiment in the Great War (rebound) (7)

869 Snodgrass (Major J.J.). Narrative of the Burmese War, Detailing the Operations of Major-General Sir Archibald Campbell’s Army, from its Landing at Rangoon in May 1824, to the Conclusion of a Treaty of Peace at Yandaboo, in February 1826, 1st edition, 1827, half title, wood-engraved frontispiece and plate, folding linenbacked map, a little light toning and soiling, modern half calf, red label to spine, 8vo (1)

£150-200

871 [Thomson, William]. Memoirs of the Late war in Asia. With a Narrative of the Imprisonment and Sufferings of our Officers and Soldiers: by an Officer of Colonel Baillie’s Detachment, 2 volumes, 1st edition, printed for the author, 1788, two engraved plans on one folding sheet, bound without half titles, some light spotting and soiling, signature of ‘Thomson’ to volume I title, recent half calf, 8vo, together with [Blakiston, John], Twelve Years’ Military Adventure in Three Quarters of the Globe: Or, Memoirs of an Officer who served in the Armies of His Majesty and of the East India Company, Between the Years 1802 and 1814, in which are Contained the Campaigns of the Duke of Wellington in India, and his last in Spain and the South of France, 2 volumes, 1st edition, 1829, half title to volume I (with author name in manuscript and to volume II title), advertisement leaf at end of volume II, a few spots, presentation inscription and note on the author at front, later cloth, spines faded, 8vo (4)

872 Waziristan. Operations in Waziristan 1919-1920, Confidential, Serial number 569, Compiled by the General Staff Headquarters India, Calcutta, Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1921, three folding maps contained in rear pocket, folding sketch maps and panoramas, a few light spots, contemporary half sheep, a few stains, 8vo (1)

£100-150

£200-300

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£100-150

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873 Willcox (Walter Temple). The Historical Records of the Fifth (Royal Irish) Lancers, from their foundations as Wynne’s Dragoons (in 1689) to the present day, 1st edition, 1908, maps and illustrations, some toning and light spotting, contemporary presentation inscription, top edge gilt, original cloth gilt, rebacked, original spine relaid, a little rubbed with some fading, 4to, together with The Campaigns and History of the Royal Irish Regiment from 1684 to 1902, by Lieut.-Col. G. Le M. Gretton, 2nd thousand, 1911, folding maps, illustrations, light partial toning to endpapers, 2 pp. autograph letter from the author, dated 1923 tipped-in at front, top edge gilt, original blue cloth, spine and extremities faded, 4to, plus The History of the King’s Body Guard of the Yeoman of the Guard, by Colonel Sir Reginald Hennell, 1st edition, 1904, colour frontispiece, illustrations, some light spotting, endpapers renewed, top edge gilt, original red buckram, spine and edges a little rubbed and faded, 4to, with eight other regimental histories including Sir H. Mortimer Durand’s The Thirteenth Hussars in the Great War, 1921, Edward Wyrall’s The History of the Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert’s), 1914-1919, 1927 (in dust jacket), Benson Freeman’s The Yeomanry of Devon 1794-1927, 1927 (limited edition 88/105), E.A.H. Webb’s History of the 12th (The Suffolk) Regiment 1685-1913, 1914 and G. Davies’ The Early History of the Coldstream Guards, Oxford, 1924 (11)

PRINTED MILITARY EPHEMERA 876* Calligraphic Broadside. The Bombardment of Valenciennes, published by R. Carpenter, September 23, 1793, hand-coloured printed broadside, with vignette illustration of the bombardment of Valenienne at head, and 6 oval vignette illustrations to margins of military uniforms of the English, Russian, Spanish, Hessian, French and Dutch Armies, with manuscript calligraphy exercises to the central area of the print, signed in brown ink James Johnson, and dated December 1793, a few marks, and lower right corner repaired, 48 x 38cm (19 x 15ins), framed and glazed (1)

875 Yeats-Brown (Major F.C.C.). The Star and Crescent. Being the Story of the 17th Cavalry from 1858 to 1922, printed for private circulation, Pioneer Press, Allahabad, [1927], folding map, half-tone illustrations, a little light spotting, original pigskin-backed boards, spine a little rubbed and soiled, 8vo Limited edition 14/100(?). (1)

877* China Opium War Diary. A 2nd Opium War diary for 1859, compiled by Major F. Clements, Royal Engineers Surveyor, manuscript diary with notes on photography and his voyage to China. Clements arrived in 1860 and surveyed the Taku Forts prior to the storming and also fortifications during the rest of the campaign, together with a collection of souvenirs collected by Clements along the way including Great Wall, Taku Fort caltrop and other items mostly with collection labels (2)

£200-300

£200-300

874 Wilmot (A.). History of the Zulu War, 1st edition, 1880, mounted photographic portrait frontispiece, folding map, advertisements, a few leaves loosening at front, bookplate and library stamp, small wormtrack to rear endpaper, scattered spotting, original green blindstamped cloth gilt, a few marks, 8vo, together with A History of the Zulu Rebellion 1906 and of Dinzulu’s Arrest, Trial and Expatriation, by J. Stuart, 1st edition, 1913, portrait frontispiece, folding maps, illustrations, scattered light spotting, previous owner signature to title, top edge gilt, original burgundy cloth, joints a trifle rubbed, 8vo, with two others: J.A. Farrer’s Zululand and the Zulus, 3rd edition, 1879 and Robert Baden-Powell’s The Matabele Campaign, 4th edition, 1901 (4)

£150-200

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878 Monograms. An album of printed Arms, Crests & Monograms, mid 19th century, twenty-five chromolithograph leaves containing numerous neatly arranged printed Arms, Crests & Monograms, including Regiments & County Regiments, Royal Navy H.M.S., Oxford & Cambridge Colleges, Royalty, Nobility & Sees, etc. (few leaves unused), sewing broken, all edges gilt, original morocco, worn and spine deficient, boards held with adhesive tape, 4to, together with a defective small 19th century photograph album (2)

Lot 882

£70-100

879* Postcards. A collection of WWI and WWII period postcards, including 16 Bruce Bairnsfather “Old Bill” cards, Zeppelin including Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson VC, silk and sweethearts cards, etc (127)

882* Visitors’ Book and Scrap Book. A visitors’ book and scrap book compiled by Sir Williams, Army Service Corps, Lt Commandant of Officer’s Leave Clubs in Estaples and Paris, circa 1917-1919, soft red leather albums, 8vo

£80-120

Presented in alphabetical order of regiments with signatures and comments of many young infantry Lieutenants who probably never returned home (1) £100-150

880* Smitherman (Philip H., 1910-1982). Four Military Caricatures, for 12th Foot, 1796, 12th Foot, 1829, Captain Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 1860, The Royal Artillery, 1910, watercolour on paper, artist initials lower right, 21 x 15cm, framed and glazed, 41 x 30cm overall (4)

£100-150

881* Third Reich. WWII German Torpedo boat photograph album compiled by Rudolf Kirstein, the cover stamped ‘Meine Torpedobootsfahrten’, with approximately 140 monochrome photographs, showing a group photograph of the crew of Torpedo Boat Tiger, training at sea, personal snap shots together with Kampf und Kunst, Front-Arbeiten der Propaganda-kompanie der Armee von kuchler, 1942, presentation issue to Unteroffizier Haufler with certificate and 60 colour plates of the Baltic battlefields, hard outer case, some spotting, 39 x 29cm, a WWII poster for Ordinance concerning the sale and purchase of food and articles of common use in the occupied territories 10 May 1940, in French and German, 50 x 64cm, mounted on linen, Christian H. Bauer, Das Lied vom Westwall, CHR. Belser Verlag, Stuttgart and other items The Torpedo Boat “Tiger” was launched in 1928 but was wrecked in a collision with the destroyer Z3 Max Schultz on 25 September 1939. (5) £150-200

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883* WWI & WWII. A collection of military ephemera, including a small archive relating to 1827 Private William Caleutt, 4th Bn, Oxfordshire & Bucks Light Infantry, comprising 6 postcards, letters dated 1914 & 1915, etc, the letters recount Wyn’s frustration that his battalion were not deployed to Belgium and later letters convincing a doctor to downgrade him from A1 to B2 so he could avoid returning to the trenches by joining the Army Service Corps, other items in the lot include WWII photographs relating to a Polish soldier who escaped to Syria, joined the French Army and then the British Army, plus some reprinted photographs showing concentration camps (a carton)

£100-150

884* WWI ephemera, relating to 5990 Sergeant Alan Wych, MM, 20th Royal Fusiliers, comprising Soldier’s pay book, photographs, postcards, British and German maps (the British maps including Machine Gun positions), a French Civil medal privately engraved with Wych’s name plus a book by James Hodgson ‘Soul of a Solider’ detailing the experiences in the 3rd Public Schools Battalion Sergeant A. Wych served with C Company, 20th Royal Fusiliers which were part of Kitchener’s 4th New Army and one of the Pals Battalions. They fought on the Somme and at Passchendaele. Sergeant Wynn transferred to the 37th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (139338) and was awarded to the Military Medals “For Bravery in the Field”. (a small carton) £70-100


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ARMS & MILITARIA

Lot 888

887* Berets. A collection of six military berets, including WWII period Edinburgh University Training Corps cap badge, two E.II.R Royal Marines, E.II.R. Royal Horse Artillery plus two post WWII German hats 885* Bayonet. German M1898/05 Sawback Butcher bayonet, the 37cm blade stamped ‘J.H. Becker Solingen’, reverse stamped ‘L.O. Dietrich Altenburg’, hooked quillon, ribbed wooden grip with steel rivets, 50cm long overall, in its steel scabbard with leather frog (1)

£150-200

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£70-100

888* Blunderbuss. A late 18th century flintlock blunderbuss by William Richards, the 41cm brass barrel with bell shaped muzzle London stamp with proof marks towards the tang, the steel side lock signed, with walnut stock engraved brass furniture and brass butt-cap, with original horn tipped ramrod, 79cm long (1)

£800-1200

889* Boarding Pike. British Naval Boarding Pike, circa 1800, the 14cm square section head with long tangs on a wooden haft, 200cm overall Showing signs of use. (1)

890* Cap Badges. A collection of 235 WWI and later military cap badges, all Line Regiments including Lincolnshire, Royal Berkshire, Gloucestershire, The West Riding, Royal West Kent, Bedfordshire, York and Lancaster, Royal Gloucestershire Hussars, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry etc, many bi-metal example and some by J.R. Gaunts (235)

£300-500

£200-300

891* Diorama. A modern diorama of Waterloo period French Artillery, mounted on horseback and foot with field guns on a naturalistic base, housed in an oak and glass cabinet, 24cm high x 45.5cm wide x 25cm deep (1)

886* Bayonet. German 1898 sword bayonet, the 52cm spear point blade stamped ‘C.G. Paenel Suhl, the hooked quillon stamped ‘121.R.5.69.’, ribbed wooden grip, 65.5cm long overall, in its leather scabbard with steel mounts and leather frog with sword knot (1)

Lot 889

£100-150

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Lot 892

Lot 900

892* Field Gun. A modern Waterloo period model field gun, the 18.5cm brass cannon with various cypher crests, mounted on a mahogany carriage with four large spoke wheels and ammunition bones, 71cm long (1)

£100-150

893* Gloucestershire Regiment. A 28th (North Gloucestershire) Foot, other ranks die stamped badge, with ‘28’ surrounded by rope twist edge, two lugs to the rear, 4cm long, a copy 28th Foot glengarry badge, 8cm long plus RRGH E.II.R. staybright cap and back badge and other related items (2)

£50-80

894* Handkerchief. A commemorative George V and Queen Mary handkerchief, printed ‘For King, Queen & Country’, flanked by soldiers, 76.5 x 79.5cm, framed and glazed (1)

895* Helmet. A WWII period steel helmet, field green with 8th Armoured Brigade decal, with webbing and original liner The 8th (Yorkshire) Armoured Brigade was formed in August 1941 and active until 1956. The Brigade took part in several operations including Overlord, Blackcock and Plunder. They are identified by a red fox on a yellow background hence their nickname the Red Fox. (1) £100-150

896* Helmet. A WWII period steel helmet, field green with Scots Guards decal, with original liner and shin strap with owners initials A.E.G. (1)

£100-150

897* Helmet. A WWI French Army M-15 Adrian helmet, with RF grenade badge, the underside of the peak engraved with initials ‘BE’ with original liner and chinstrap (1)

£80-120

Manufactured by Emaillierwerke A.G. of Fulda. (1) £300-500

899* Helmet. A WWII Police Brody steel helmet, blue with Police to the front and remains of emblem SU (Surrey?), stamped G09/2Med with liner and chinstrap together with four wooden truncheons (5)

£60-80

900* Military Badges. A collection of WWI and later military badges, including 93 cap and collar badges, comprising Intelligence Corps, Tank Corps, Machine Gun Corps, Royal Artillery, Labour Corps, Royal Engineers, together with a box of mixed badges including Royal Air Force, Royal Marines, Royal Navy, shoulder titles, etc (a carton)

£50-80

Lot 895

898* Helmet. A WWII German M40 steel helmet, field green with Croatian decal and Croatian SS Runes, various stamps including 20450, EF-66, the liber inscribed with owners name H Bugge 14757

Lot 896

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£200-300

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Lot 902

Lot 901 901* Military Badges. A collection of WWI and later military badges, including a Victorian Grenadier Guards brass martingale badge, plus a later example with King’s Crown, 21 Scottish regimental badges including Highland Light Infantry, Peel Dufferin and Halton Regiment, The Border Regiment, etc, Colonial regiments including Canada, Australia and New Zealand, Yeomanry including Leicestershire and Northamptonshire, Artist’s Rifles, Army Education Corps, Skinners’ School O.T.C., etc (58)

(5)

£100-150

902* Model Cannons. A collection of model cannons, including a 24cm bronze model of a 32 Pounder Muzzle Loading Lower Deck Gun, c.1765 by Model Gun Founders, Dorset, with wooden carriage and brass plate, a mortar, various deck guns plus modern sundial cannon (7)

904* Pocket Watches. A collection of military pocket watches, including Waltham black dial watch stamped G.S.T.P. G.1292 with war department arrow, another by W. Ehrhardt, WWI period engraved markings D 28617 with war department arrow, another with Air Ministry marking dated 1942

Lot 903

903* Pickelhaube. A very good example of a Bavarian ersatz felt pickelhaube, the one piece skull with white metal helmet plate and rim and back strap, white metal and light blue cockades and spike, leather chinstrap, the interior stamped 16.J.R., with corresponding khaki cloth helmet cover Worn by the Pioneer Battalion. (1)

£400-600

905* Rifle. French Chassepot bolt action needle rifle, circa 1867, the 80cm sighted barrel with breech loading action, various stamps including proof marks and dated 1867, matching serial numbers 60222, fully stocked with sling strap brackets, 129.5cm overall, together with a rare child’s version of the same rifle with 69cm sighted barrel, breach loading action, fully stocked with sling strap brackets, 113.5cm long overall (2)

£200-300

Lot 904

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£100-150

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907* Scottish Dirk. An Edwardian Scottish dirk (Sgian Dubh) belonging to The Honourable E.O. Campbell, Seaforth Highlanders, the 28.5cm steel blade by S.J. Pillin, Gerrard St, London, etched with the crest of the Seaforth Highlanders, the reverse with E.VII.R. cypher, with the bog oak grip carved with hat and crossed swords and woven grip inset with brass studs, thistle decorated gilt metal mounts and large glass cairngorm to the butt, 42cm overall, in its conforming scabbard with knife and fork with morocco leather presentation case, rust to blade and presentation case (a/f), together with personal letters to family from the trenches, having passed censorship (various dates including 18 August 1916) plus a large monochrome photograph of the recipient in civilian wear dated 1918, 20 x 15.5cm The Honourable Eric Octavius Campbell (1885-1918), educated at Eton, passed into the Army through the Militia, being gazetted to the Seaforth Highlanders on 20 December 1905. At the outbreak of the war he went to France as Adjutant of the 2nd Battalion; he was awarded the D.S.O. on 18 February 1915, and was wounded at St. Julian on 25 April 1915. Campbell was employed as Brigade Major from 3 January to 24 September 1916, his services being rewarded with a Brevet Majority on 3 June 1916. He was in hospital in France towards the end of 1916, and on return to duty in November went to the 2nd Battalion, but resumed the appointment of Brigade Major to the 44th Infantry Brigade on 22 January 1917. Campbell returned to regimental duty on 27 May 1917 and for a short time commanded the 2nd Battalion. On 20 October 1917, he was given command of another battalion of the Seaforth Highlanders, which he retained till the middle of May 1918, when a breakdown in health, due to nearly four years active service, compelled him to go hospital. Campbell arrived home on 25 May, having been reported wounded, but returned to duty immediately, as he was only bruised by a fragment of a shell. In the Gazette of 24 May he was mentioned in despatches for the third time, and a Bar to his D.S.O. was awarded in the Gazette of 3 June, the day before his death. LieutenantColonel the Honourable Campbell died in hospital in London of cerebral haemorrhage on 4 June 1918. (1) ÂŁ500-800

906* Royal Army Medical Corps. A WWI period presentation piece, silvered metal modelled as a wounded man being attended to by four men all in civilian wear, mounted on a substantial ebonised base with four RAMC badges, 37cm high x 46cm wide (1)

ÂŁ300-500

Lot 907

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Lot 911

Lot 908

Lot 912

908* Spadroon. A high quality replica of a Georgian Officer’s “5 Ball” spadroon, the 79cm blade stamped Knubley, brass hilt, horn grip inset with white metal plaque to each side, indistinctly engraved with regiment and owners details, 94.5cm long overall, in its leather scabbard with brass mounts stamped John Knubley 11 Charing Cross (1)

£100-150

909* Swagger Stick. A WWI Highland Light Infantry swagger stick, the Malacca shaft with silver top hallmarked Birmingham 1916 and engraved R.M. Miller, 71cm long 2nd Lieutenant R.M. Miller served with 5th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry during WWI, the lot includes a copied group photograph of the recipient in uniform. (1) £60-80

910* Swagger Stick. WWI Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) swagger stick, the ebonised shaft with silver top hallmarked for Birmingham 1912 and engraved with initials H.A.C.S., 71cm long Believed to be Lieutenant Herman Alexander Coysgarne Sim, who was educated at Oxford University and joined the 2nd Battalion Cameronians on 19 September 1911 and later promoted to Lieutenant in 1913, Sim was killed during the battle at Neuve Chapelle aged 27, he is buried in Rue Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, France, the lot includes and copied group photograph of the recipient seen middle row 5th from the left. (1) £100-150

911* Sword. Argentinian 1909 pattern Mauser “Bolo” short sword, the 37cm blade stamped ‘Weyersberg Kirschbaum & Cie Solingen’, reverse ‘Modelo Argentino 1909’, S quillon crossguard stamped ‘C02885’, reverse ‘P’, wooden grips with steel rivets, curved pommel stamped ‘RA’, 51cm long overall, in its steel scabbard stamped ‘A04377’, together with three French Chassepot bayonets, one lacking scabbard together with a 1907 pattern Wilkinson bayonet, lacking scabbard plus a Martini Henri triangular socket bayonet (6)

912* Sword. An 1821 Officer’s sword, the 87.5cm slightly curved blade faintly etched with VR cypher with steel triple bar guard, wire bound fish skin grip and domed pommel, 101cm overall, in its steel scabbard (1)

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£150-200

£100-150


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914* Third Reich. German RAD (Labour Force) plaque, pressed metal with RAD emblem and Arbeit adelt, 11.5 x 8.5cm, mounted on a ebonised wood base, together with a Luftschutzwart (Air Raid Warden) tin plaque, 12.5 x 8cm, plus a 1944 brass shell case etched with Swastika and Candido Gadoi, Wir Sind Die Zukunf (we are the future), 26.5cm high Candido Gadoi is a small town in Brazil which has a strong German community and was visited by the infamous Nazi Angel of Death Dr Josef Mengele who evaded capture by the Red Army in 1945. (3) £100-150

913* Third Reich. A WWII German SS rucksack, green cloth with brown leather stamped with Waffen markings and ‘SS HEER 1942 823’ and scratched name ‘Gfr Johan Henze’, with two leather straps and steel fastening buckles plus a map of France (1)

£100-150

915* Third Reich. League of German Girls (BDM) uniform, comprising brown suede jacket kletterweste (climbing jacket) with four pockets each with ‘H.J. D.J.’ bakelite buttons with RZM markings, arm with BDM Gebietsdreieck West Hessen Nassau cloth badge plus Hitler Youth cloth badge, a pair of black cloth ski trousers plus black cloth neck scarf and brown leather woggle The League of German Girls or Band of German Maidens (BDM) was the girl wing of the Hitler Youth. (3) £800-1200

916* Thorneycroft Model. A fine desktop model of a Thorneycroft Depth Charge Thrower Mk.IV, of copper and brass stamped ‘Thorneycroft Patent’ with G.V.R. marking, mounted on an oak plinth with engraved brass plaque, 15cm high The Thorneycroft Depth Charge was effectively a barrel bomb, the charge was dropped off the end of a ship and sunk deep in the water before exploding. It was effective against enemy submarines. The depth it would explode could be set by a brass gauge on the side before release. (1) £100-150

Lot 914

917* Trench Art. A deskstand with brass eagle pen rest, on ebonised wooden stand with two brass pots plus a brass cross, 23cm long, together with WWI German Caltrop and a WWII period Caltrop (a type used to puncture selfsealing tyres), RAF sweetheart brooches and other items (10)

Lot 915

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918* Uniform. Officer’s bi-corn hat and accessories belonging to Vice Admiral A.H. Norman, Royal Navy, the hat by Gieve, Matthews & Seagrove Ltd with gold bullion, pair of gold bullion epaulettes each with silver bullion anchor, contained in a jappaned tin with brass plaque engraved ‘A.H. Norman R.N.’, 22cm high x 46cm wide x 23cm deep together with two Victorian officer’s sword belts each with gilded buckle and fastening straps, shoulder boards, portpee etc contained in a jappaned tin See lot 1009. (2 tins)

£300-500

919* Uniforms. Trunk and uniforms of E.C.B. Thornton A.F.I. Lt. Edward Charles Bexley, The Great Indian Peninsula Railway Regiment, comprising Mess items, trousers, shirts, shorts, belts, an evening dress suit, lightweight tropical suit inscribed E.C.B. Thornton (a trunk)

£100-200

920* Uniforms. Trunk and uniforms of Major G.M.K. Young, comprising khaki tunic with S/T rank badges, all buttons and medal ribands, another patrol tunic 7th Rajputs, various waistcoats, etc Major George Murdoch Kirkpatrick young was born in 1895, served with 7th Rajputs & 27th Light Cavalry. (a trunk) £100-200

Lot 918

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Lot 922

Lot 924

925* WWI. Regimental embroidered silk picture of The King’s Own Regiment, finely worked with crossed Regimental standards on a light blue ground, 52 x 58cm, framed and glazed (1)

921* United States Army. A WWII U.S. Army Officer’s hat, khaki cloth with brown leather peak, brass cap badge and buttons, the lining stamped ‘Rancroft Uniform Headwear’, the underside of the peak inscribed with ‘Lt. G.W. Fitzgerald’ (1)

£100-150

922* Vickers Model. A well-made Vickers desktop model of a 4.7in Mk VII Naval Gun, finely detailed in brass and copper, with 15cm two stage barrel, mounted on a green marble plinth with engraved brass plaque, 23.5cm long together with a WWII period model 4.7in Naval Gun, in chrome with 19.5cm barrel, mounted on an ebonised wooden plinth, 15cm diameter (2)

£100-150

£80-120

926* WWI. A WWI Officer’s sword, the 83cm blade etched with G.V.R. cypher and pennant, plated honeysuckle guard with G.V.R. cypher, wire-bound fish skin grip, chequered back and domed pommel, 99cm overall with leather sword knot, in its brown leather scabbard with all-weather bag bearing initials A.R.T. Provenance: Major Anthony T. Taverner. (1) £100-150

927* WWII Lamp. WWII period battery operated signalling lamp, of a type used by Special Operations Executive (SOE), the wooden case enclosing crude hand lamp with brown bakelite switches, 14.5 x 22cm, together with a Type 04 landing compass by H Hughes & Son Ltd, serial no.097, stamped “The Earl of Tankerville”, 21cm long in its pine box with certificate dated 1932 (2)

£150-200

Lot 926

923* WWI & WWII Accoutrements, including Sam Browne belts, two Third Reich belts, German leather holster and four swagger sticks, etc. (a carton)

£60-80

924* WWI. WWI French Souvenir pieces, comprising an inkwell modelled as a French soldier firing a Hotchkis machine gun with brass plaque stamped ‘Souvenir de Verdun’, 15.5cm long, another of a French FT17 Tank with brass plaque stamped ‘Camp de Coetquidan’, 15cm long, French 75mm cannon inkwell with brass plaque stamped ‘Souvenir du 61e d’Artie’ (cannon detached), 20cm long, French timepiece modelled with two tanks, brass plaque stamped ‘Snir du 11 Chasseurs a Cheval’, 20.5cm long plus cod painted style field gun inkwell with ceramic ink pot, 21cm long (5)

Lot 927

£200-300

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ORDERS, DECORATIONS & MEDALS 928* Army Temperance. A collection of 43 Victorian and later Army Temperance medals, including silver, white metal and bronze examples (43)

£200-300

Lot 928

929* Iraq. A group of four to Lance Corporal L. Davies, 1st Bn Light Infantry General Service 1962-2007, one clasp, Northern Ireland (25038021 Pte L Davies LI), Operational Service Medal for Sierra Leone (25038021 L Cpl L Davies LI), Iraq Medal with clasp (25038021 LCl L Davies LI), Golden Jubilee Medal 2002, extremely fine, court mounted for wearing with related white metal cap badge plus photographs of the recipient during service

930* Long Service. Victorian Army Long Service & G.C. (2644. Sq:S.Maj: J.J. Quann. 7/Dgn.Gds.), extremely fine with five white metal shield shape badges engraved to the recipient for the period of 1889-94, for rifle meetings and tent pegging, largest, 10cm plus some letters to a family member dated 1940 / 45, the Quann and Marstons were part of the same family, see lot 982

933* Long Service. Volunteer Long Service Medal, E.VII.R. (7392 C.Sjt. H. Bates. 1/V.B.Rl. Warwick: Regt), with silver riband brooch, extremely fine

(1)

(1)

£300-400

932* Cyprus. General Service 1918-62, E.II.R., one clasp, Cyprus (23153931 Sigmn B W Sears R Signals), extremely fine (1)

£50-80

£60-80

25038021 Lance Corporal L Davies served with the 1st Bn L.I. (Fire Support Co, Mortar Platoon), served in Northern Ireland in 1996 and 2000, Sierra Leone 2001, Iraq 2003, Almara 2004 (second tour), with the 1st Bn Fusiliers 2004, returned to the L.I. in 2006 and did a third tour in Iraq. (4) £600-800

931* Royal Airforce. A pair to Sergeant P.W. Jones, Royal Air Force General Service 1918-62, E.II.R., one clasp, Malaya (1929532 S.A.C. P.W. Jones. R.A.F.), RAF Long Service & G.C., E.II.R. (Sgt. P.W. Jones (V1929532) RAF), extremely fine, mounted for wearing, together with RAF Long Service & G.C., E.II.R. (564009 F. Sgt. M.A. Rees. R.A.F.), extremely fine (3)

£80-120

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934* Long Service. Indian Army Long Service & G.C, G.VI.R. (4243 Rfn. Bakhatsing Gurung, 6 G.R.), good very fine (1)

£80-120


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Lot 936

Lot 935 935* Royal Observer Corps. Royal Observer Corps Medal (Observer V. Bedford), extremely fine with Long Service Bar and rosette, these loose, together with a small archive relating to the recipients service including pocket notebook, R.O.C. Souvenir Programme dated 1953, photographs of the recipient, postcards, shoulder titles, lapel badge & cap badge, identity card, eight Royal Observer Corps proficiency certificates for the period of 1963-72 etc Observer Vivien Pansy Irene Bedford was born in 1909, educated at Nuneaton High School for Girls, resided in Tunbridge Wells, a detailed handwritten account of the Battle of Britain is included in the lot presumably recounted in later life by Miss Bedford, detailing an attack by Ju88’s over Tunbridge Wells in August 1940. (7) £300-400

936* Aldermanic Badge. A gilt metal neck badge for Metropolitan Borough Holborn, of navette form with enamelled heraldic crest, the reverse engraved ‘Horace W. Langdon F.R.I.C.S., Councillor 1925-1937, Mayor 1935-1936, Alderman 1937-’ by Toye & Co Ltd, London, 9cm long including suspension loop, together with a similar white metal badge for the period of 19061909, in Toye & Co Ltd case of issue plus a letter to the recipients wife dated 1954 from the local council (2)

938* Mixed Medals and Badges. A mixed collection of military medals, badges, buttons, etc, including a cased bronze 1902 Coronation medal, 55mm diameter, two Defence Medals each in card box of issue, one addressed to ‘Lt-Comdr J.A. Fletcher, The Homestead, St Agnes, Cornwall’, 19391945 Star (2), Burma Star, 1953 Coronation Medal etc (a small box)

937* Pigeon Service. A rare WWII Pigeon Service enamel lapel badge by Marples & Beasley, Birmingham, the reverse with impressed number 277, 25mm long The National Pigeon Service (NPS) was a British volunteer civilian organisation established in 1938. During WWII over 200,000 were given to the services and were used by the Royal Air Force, Army and Intelligence Services. 16,554 pigeons were parachuted onto the continent, one of these was a pigeon called Commando that became a recipient of the Dickins Medal. (1) £100-150

£120-180

£100-150

939* Long Service. A pair to Lance Sergeant D. Willis, M.M., Grenadier Guards Imperial Service Medal, E.II.R. (23019981. L/Sgt. D. Willis. G.Gds.), Restoration of Peace Medal, plus M.M. medal riband, together with The Order of St John, serving Brother breast Badge, enamel and silver in box of issue plus WWII German West Wall Medal and 1935 party badge (4)

£70-100

940* Mixed Medals. A pair to Private W.G. Stumbles, Somerset Light Infantry Imperial Service Medal, E.II.R. (William George Stumbles) in Royal Mint case of issue, Victory Medal (26174 Pte. W.G. Stumbles. Som. L.I.), extremely fine, together with a pair to Corporal W.H. Seatherton, Devonshire Regiment Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (265147 Cpl W.H. Seatherton. 6-Devon.R.), British War Medal (1342 A. Cpl. W.H. Seatherton. Devon.R.), good fine 26174 Private William G. Stumbles, enlisted 16 November 1915, discharged wounded 24 August 1917, entitled to a Silver War badge (241985). (6) £80-120

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943* Masonic Badges. A collection of early 20th century Masonic rank collar jewels and related medals, including approximately 35 silver gilt and enamel badges, various lodges including West Lancashire, Sussex, Staffordshire, Bengal, Somerset, Warwickshire etc, plus approximately 40 gilt metal examples (75)

£300-500

941* NGS. Naval General Service 17931840, one clasp, Syria (David Kennedy), reverse highly polished therefore good fine, sold with copied service papers Y/303 Private David Kennedy, Royal Marines served in HMS Powerful during the Syria Campaign, previously sold in Spink (January 1977), Glendinning (June 1902). (1) £300-400

944* Masonic Medals. A collection of Masonic medals, including 27 silver hospital and related medals mostly WWI period, together with 9 similar white metal badges plus 4 silver past brother’s badges and 7 plated examples (47)

£200-300

942* MGS. Military General Service 17931814, two clasps, Java, Guadaloupe, naming erased, very fine (1)

£300-400

945* Masonic Medals. A mixed collection of Victorian and later masonic medals and related items, silver, silver gilt and bronze examples, including Victorian 1887 Jubilee medal, De Mandeville Preceptory neck badge, gilt metal and enamel with additionally engraved badge dated 1957, Warwickshire Masonic Peace Memorial Stewards silver Medal dated 7 July 1927, several Masonic Charity & Benevolence medals, etc (a small carton)

£300-500

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Lot 948 946* Masonic Medals. A mixed collection of Masonic and related medals and memorabilia, silver, silver gilt, bronze, etc, including approximately 22 silver and enamel medals, Lady Steward badge, Burstow Lodge, etc (2 small cartons)

949* Masonic Regalia. A collection of regalia, including a brown leather case containing gilt metal and enamel collar, cuffs and apron belonging to Sir W.W. Keys, the badge engraved and dated 1959, together with a similar collection from the Fraternal Lodge plus two smaller leather cases containing aprons from the Bromley Priory Lodge and Unity & Prudence Lodge, etc

£200-300

(a carton)

947* Masonic Medals. A mixed collection of gilt metal Masonic and related badges, including silver and enamel Falcon Lodge badge, silver double headed eagle neck badge, 2 gilt metal collar chains etc (2 small cartons)

950* Mixed Medals. A group of three to Leading Stoker H. Gladding, Royal Navy 1914-15 Star (281694 H. Gladding. L. Sto., R.N.), British War and Victory Medals (281694 H. Gladding. L. Sto. R.N.), extremely fine with card box of issue, together with 1914 Star (S-19990 Pte H. Koen. A.S.C.), very fine plus 1914-15 Star (No 1559 Sepoy Shan Khan, 84/Punjabis.), very fine

£200-300

948* Masonic Medals. A mixed collection of gilt metal Masonic and related badges, including enamel Finsbury committee badges, circa 1910, RAOB Allies Victory 1919 enamel and gilt medal, Royal Masonic Secret Monitor silver and enamel badge, United Islands Lodge silver and enamel badge, etc (2 small cartons)

£200-300

Leading Stoker Herbert Gladding was born in Chelmsford 1896, served in various ships throughout WWI including HMS Abercrombie at Gallipoli. S-1990 Private Henry Koen served with the 6th Field Bakery, Army Service Corps during WWI from 13 August 1914. (5) £100-150

£200-300

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953* WWI. 1914 Star and Bar with Rosette (6873 Pte T. Hughes. 1/Wilts:R.), fine, together with related cap badge, War Medal, etc 6873 Private Thomas Hughes served on The Western Front from 14 August 1914. (6) £70-100

954* Miniature Medals. A collection of miniature dress awards, including WWI Naval group comprising 1914 Star and Bar, British War and Victory Medals, Naval Long Service & G.C. and Royal Marines Meritorious Service Medal, G.VI.R., various trios and pairs, together with various singles including Irish Valour Medal 1900, Volunteer Long Service Medal, G.V.R. etc Lot 954 951* WWII. A WWII group of four to Private J. Bolton, Manchester Regiment 1939-1945 Star, Burma Star, Defence and War Medals, extremely fine with card box of issue addressed to Mr J Bolton, The Straits, Hoghton, W Preston, Lancs’, with Soldier’s Pay Book, Record of Service card and newspaper cutting headlined ‘Manchesters carried kit 19 hours’, Soldier’s Release Book, newspaper article with photographs provided by SEAC (British) Film Unit for the unveiling of 2nd Divisions Memorial Kohima Hills, North East India, letter and notes made the recipients wife relating to her husband’s service 3532567 Private James Bolton served with 2nd Manchester Regiment from 16 October 1939 to 1 June 1946, and served with the regiment at Dunkirk and then in India where the regiment were the relief force that broke the siege during the Battle of Kohima and then fought their way through Burma. (4) £100-150

(50)

952* WWII. A Family Group, comprising Defence Medal and group of three dress miniature awards attributed to Bertie Hobbs, Home Guard who served from 28 June 1940 to 31 December 1944 with Home Guard certificate and photographs of the recipient in uniform together with a WWII group of four attributed to his son who served in the Royal Air Force, comprising 1939-1945 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence and War Medals, extremely fine, a collection of black & white photographic postcards of the recipient during service and identified on reverse as ‘self’, plus an extensive group of letters from another son 2703054 Private Glen Hobbs who served during WWII with Scots Guards, some very descriptive giving accounts of freed slave labour in Germany working on abandoned farms to survive. Another of the death of his best friend, who was killed in a shell explosion and Hobbs then wounded shortly, and was hospitalised for the rest of the war (1)

£100-150

955* Mixed Medals. A collection of Military and Masonic related items, including a British War Medal (F.18600 C.E. Stacey. L.A.C. R.N.A.S.), extremely fine with two related silver Masonic medals one engraved to the recipient plus two Corps of Commissionaries medals, one silver the other bronze, etc (a carton)

£100-150

£100-150

956* Ottoman Empire. Order of Medjidie, 4th Class breast badge, 55m., silver, gold and enamel, with rear brooch fixing, some damage to the enamel, very fine (1)

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957* Prussia. A WWI group of three, comprising, Iron Cross, 2nd Class, Cross of Honour for the Great War with Swords, Honour Legion Medal 1914, mounted for wearing, together with 2nd Class Iron Cross plus a Cross of Honour with Swords (5)

Lot 959

£80-120

958* RAOB Medals. A collection of Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (R.A.O.B.) and other society medals, Victorian and later, including approximately 50 silver, silver gilt and enamel examples, various types and lodges including Cricklewood, Marleybone, Wainsford, Hackney, Empire and Sir Henry Irving Lodge (60)

960* RAOB Medals. A collection of Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (R.A.O.B.) and other society medals, Victorian and later, including approximately 80 silver, silver gilt and enamel examples, various types and lodges including Pride of Hedingham, Snodland, Admiral Nelson, Hadrian, Sir George White, Knight of Kerry, Elthurne, Princess Mary, Pioneer, Windsor, Hand in Hand, Liberty Lodge

£300-500

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959* RAOB Medals. A collection of Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (R.A.O.B.) and other society medals, Victorian and later, including approximately 50 silver, silver gilt and enamel examples, various types and lodges including Malta Province, Concordia, Epping Forest, Birkenhead, Chulkhurst, St Ann’s, Bitter Lake, China, Korea and Princess Victoria Lodge (73)

£400-600

961* Soviet. Order of the Red Star, reverse engraved ‘2787857’ with screwback, Order of the Patriotic War, reverse engraved ‘1817753’ with screwback plus 7 various Campaign medals and Parachutist badge, plus four official documents for various awards (10)

£300-500

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Lot 964

Lot 962

962* Third Reich. 1st Class Iron Cross, 1939, pin backed stamped ‘15’, 45mm x 45mm together with Cross of Honour of the German Mother; 3rd Class, War Merit Cross with Swords, bronze; War Merit Cross, zinc; Faithful Service Medal, 25 years; Medal for Campaign against Russia; Air Raid Protection Medal, 1938; Artillery badge (damaged); Assault badge (lacking pinned back); Party badges comprising National Socialist Party enamel tie pin, Hitler Youth Leader enamel badge, two variations of RAD enamel badges, plus a rare Oldenburg Day badge for Standartentag 1936, World Rally of Hitler Youth in Altdorf July 1935 badge and other items The number on the 1st Class Iron cross denotes the manufacturer, in this case 15 is Friedrich Orth, Wien. (a bag) £300-500

963* U.S.S.R. Defence of Stalingrad Medal, good very fine with certificate faintly inscribed in pencil to the recipient, dated December 1943 (P No 26772, 20.5 x 14.5cm) (1)

£40-60

965* U.S.S.R. A group of four to Lieutenant Aleksandr Ivanovich Sedov, 283rd Independent Red Banner Motorized Battalion Order of the Patriotic War, 2nd class breast badge, reverse engraved ‘523071’ with backplate, For Meritorious Service in Battle Medal, Medal for the Capture of Berlin, Medal for the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945, first with minor chips to enamel, very fine and better with research

964* U.S.S.R. Partisan Medal, 1st Class, silver, good very fine and scarce (1)

£150-200

“On 25th April 1945, during the crossing of a water barrier near the Niederlehme Silicate Factory, comrade Sedov led the activities of his company’s drivers, which enabled the material to be in continuous operation. Despite enemy artillery and machine-gun fire he crossed the men and the weaponry of the infantry regiments of the 290th Rifle Division efficiently and in an organized manner”. (4) £200-300

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Lot 967

Lot 966 966* U.S.S.R. A group of three to Machine Gun Platoon Leader Lieutenant Vladimir Stepanovich Krivoruchko, 87th Rifle Regiment, 27th Division, who became a prisoner of war early on in the war and escaped to re-join his regiment in 1943 where he was wounded shortly after Order of the Patriotic War, 2nd class breast badge, reverse engraved ‘498889’ with backplate, Medal for the Capture of Konigsberg, Medal for the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 19411945, generally good very fine with Soviet badge for “Excellent Artilleryman” with backplate and original booklet with research “During the offensive fighting for the town of Ehlenkrug in the Konigsberg district on 14th April 1945, he showed himself as an exceptionally brave and decisive commander. Skilfully leading his rifle platoon in combat he was the first to engage the enemy. By personal example he inspired the men of his platoon to carry out the combat mission assigned to them. He was the first to burst into the enemy trenches, where he, in a short hand-to-hand skirmish, personally shot 4 hitlerites. Thanks to his brave and decisive attack the enemy were driven of his entrenchments, having suffered heavy losses in manpower. For courage and bravery, displayed during the fighting with the German occupants and skilfully leading his platoon in combat situations, he deserves to be awarded the Order of the Patriotic War 1st class” (his award was downgraded to a 2nd class). (4) £200-300

967* U.S.S.R. A pair to Tank Commander Lieutenant Nikolai Grigoryevich Sidorenko, 70th Tank Brigade Order of the Patriotic War, reverse engraved ‘817853’ with backplate, Order of the Red Star, reverse engraved ‘3387724’ with backplate (associated), Medal for the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945, good very fine and better, with research “During the breakthrough of the heavily fortified German defences near Yuzelani on 28th October 1944 his platoon, which was operating on the left flank, enabled the advance of his infantry and ensured that the mission at hand could be accomplished. A second line of defence was captured, where he killed up to 20 Germans. Skilfully and bravely manoeuvring along the enemy trenches, he inspired the infantry and other tanks to follow him. Whilst guiding the platoon assigned to him through a minefield, comrade Sidorenko was severely wounded. With his blood he proved his selfless dedication and his self-sacrificing attitude toward his motherland. For the bravery and courage he displayed in combat with the German invaders and for his skilful command of his platoon in battle, he deserves the Order of the Patriotic War, 1st class” (his award was downgraded to a 2nd class). (3) £200-300

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968* U.S.S.R. An Order of Alexander Nevski awarded to Senior Lieutenant Pyotr Antonovich Barikhin, Rifle Company Commander, 113th Guards Red Banner Rifle Regiment who won two awards Order of Alexander Nevski, reverse engraved ‘29620’ with backplate, good very fine, with research “During fierce fighting for the town of Ostrovit on 2nd March 1945 comrade Barikhin displayed bravery, courage and great military skills. Participating in a tank assault, he suddenly broke through to the enemy positions, quickly deployed his company and boldly launched an offensive. As a result of this the village was captured with very few losses, while the enemy who had suffered severe casualties, retreated. During the fighting for the town of Bortiskovo on 3rd March 1945, superior enemy infantry forces, supported by tanks, attacked Barikhin’s company twice. With exceptional fortitude and perseverance comrade Barikhin organized the tight coordination between the infantry and artillery, repelled both attacks and killed a significant number of Germans. For skilfully commanding his company in combat, comrade Barikhin deserves to be awarded the Order of Alexander Nevsky. ”Barikhin is also entitled to a second Order of Alexander Nevsky for his actions at Gdynia on 27th March 1945.” (1) £600-800


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969* U.S.S.R. An Order of Alexander Nevski awarded to Guards Captain Vasily Demyanovich Lipsky, 232nd Guards Artillery Regiment, 97th Poltava Red Banner Order of Suvurov Guards Rifle Division Order of Alexander Nevski, reverse engraved ‘13025’, contemporarily adapted suspension, reverse with scratches to the centre, very fine, with research “On August 12, 1944 the enemy breached our units’ line of defence in Chmielnik area, moving in the direction of Szydlow Kurozweki, and Staszow in an attempt to surround and destroy a concentration of our forces located on the left bank of the Vistula River. Comrade Lipsky, who was positioned at an observation post on our forces’ right flank, skilfully directed his battalion’s artillery fire. He warded off large numbers of enemy tank and infantry forces near Ogledow, set 3 heavy tanks of the new Tiger B type on fire, and knocked 1 out. He destroyed a mortar battery and killed its crew, set an ammunition depot on fire, and repelled up to 5 enemy counterattacks. The enemy’s attempt to surround our forces was frustrated and the enemy was halted.” (1) £400-600

970* U.S.S.R. An outstanding Order of Alexander Nevski awarded to Lieutenant Isidor Ivanovich Kovalenko, 1st Rifle Company, 812th Red Banner Rifle Regiment, 304th Zhitomir Red Banner Rifle Division Order of Alexander Nevski, reverse engraved ‘29891’ with backplate, together with four unrelated medals to represent Kovalenko’s enitltlement comprising, Order of the Red Star, Medal for Bravery (un-numbered), Medal for the Defence of Caucasus and Medal for Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945, very fine and better, with research “The excellent qualities of a resourceful, fearless combat commander, Lieutenant Kovalenko displayed in combat during the breakthrough of the German defence lines near the city of Rybnik and during the fighting for the city of Ratibor (March 26th-31st 1945). For example, during the fighting for the town of Fichgrund in the Ratibor region of Germany on March 28th and 29th 1945, Lieutenant Kovalenko, taking a courageous decision, outflanked the enemy from the left and after an assault occupied several houses. Having captured some Faust rounds, comrade Kovalenko started using them to set the houses, which were turned into firing positions by the Germans, on fire, and successfully pushed forward. During this bold operation Lieutenant Kovalenko’s company killed up to 40 German soldiers. Pursuing the enemy, comrade Kovalenko finished them off on March 30th 1945 to the right of the village of Dembitsch (Germany), where he killed 23 hitlerites and took two prisoners. The others retreated in panic, being pursued by our troops. In man-to-man combat, comrade Kovalenko killed 4 enemy soldiers and shot 7 soldiers with his machine gun, displaying examples of courage and fearlessness in front of his men and officers.” (5) £700-1000

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973* Victorian. China 1900, silver, no clasp (14 Pte P.A. Crosthwaite. Hankow Vols:), extremely fine and scarce (1)

£500-600

971* Victorian. A pair attributed to Captain John William Hastings, 10th (Royal Lincolnshire) Foot Crimea 1854-56, one clasp, Sebastopol, unnamed as issued, Turkish Crimea, Sardinian die, pierced with ring suspension Purchased directly from the family by the current owner. (2) £250-300

974* Victorian. Sutlej 1845-46, for Sobraon, no clasp (Private John William Dyer 9th Lancers), contemporarily renamed in sloping script, edge bruise therefore good very fine

976* Victorian. Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, six clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen (92938 Dvr. E.J. Crofts. R.F.A.), toned, good very fine

(1)

(1)

£200-300

£150-200

972* Victorian. Queen’s Sudan 1896-97 (3306. Pte J. Mealing. 1 R. War:R.), some surface scratches, very fine (1)

£200-250

975* Victorian. Punjab 1848-49, no clasp (1262 Cpl G. Bailey 24th Foot), a later issue, good very fine (1)

£100-150

977* Victorian. Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, three clasps, Cape Colony, Wittebergen, Belfast (4198 Tpr: H. Lawrence. Brabant’s Horse), light toning, good very fine (1)

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£100-150


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978* Victorian. Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, three clasps, Cape Colony, Laing’s Nek, Belfast (835 Pte. J. Burrows. Leicester Regt), toned, extremely fine

980* Victorian. Egypt 1882-89, no clasp, dated reverse (G. Walker. Stkr. H.M.S. “Minotaur”), light contact marks therefore very fine

981* Victorian. South Africa 1877-79, one clasp, 1879 (1825 Pte G. Ball. 2/3rd Foot), suspension slack, very fine, engraved in upright serif capitals

(1)

(1)

(1)

£100-150

979* Victorian. A group of four to Driver E. Garlick, Royal Field Artillery later Special Constabulary Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, five clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (93806 Dr E. Garlick, 78th Bty., R.F.A.), King’s South Africa 1901-02, two clasps (93805 Dvr: E. Garlick. R.F.A.), Defence Medal, Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G.V.R. (Ernest Garlick.), first three mounted for wearing, good very fine (4)

£150-200

£100-150

£400-500

982* WWI. A group of five to Sergeant A. Marston, Durham Light Infantry 1914-15 Star (1053 Sjt. A. Marston. Durh.L.I.), British War and Victory Medals with M.I.D. oakleaves (1053 A.C.Sjt. A. Marston. Durh.L.I.), Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (224171 Sjt:-A.Q.M.Sjt:F.A.J. Marston. 244/D.E.Coy Lab:C.), Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (1053 Sjt: A. Marston. 5/Durh:L.I.), good very fine or better, mounted for wearing, presented in a period oak frame with various original documents including M.I.D. oakleaves enclosure (Labour Corps) together with a British War Medal (Norman M. Marston), extremely fine, with letter of condolence from the Board of Trade (Mercantile Marine Department) dated 1923 (Mess Room Steward Norman Mingo Marston, SS Orfordness 20 July 1918 / Tower Hill Memorial), see lot 930. MSM London Gazette 17 June 19181053 Sergeant Albert Marston served on the Western Front from 17 April 1915, transferred to the Labour Corps (224171). (6) £300-400

Lot 979

Lot 982

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986* WWI. A group of three to Driver C.J. Satterley, Royal Army Service Corps British War and Victory Medals (T4-056685 Dvr. C.J. Satterley. A.S.C.), Territorial Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (T4/056685. Dvr. C.J. Satterley. R.A.S.C.), good very fine or better 056685 Driver Cyril J. Satterley served in the Egyptian Theatre of War from 30 March 1915. (3) £80-120

983* WWI. A group of three to Gunner F.E. Rule, Royal Artillery British War and Victory Medals (321906 Gnr. F.E. Rule. R.A.), Territorial Force War Medal (18 Gnr F.E. Rule R.A.), good very fine and better, mounted for wearing

987* WWI. A group of three to Sapper F.J. Williams, Royal Engineers 1914 Star (18743 Sapr: F.J. Williams. R.E.), British War and Victory Medals (18743 Spr. F.J. Williams. R.E.), extremely fine

321906 Gunner Frederick E. Rule served during the Great War with the Royal Garrison Artillery. (3) £120-180

(3)

£60-80

984* WWI. Pair to Private H. Herz, King’s Royal Rifle Corps British War and Victory Medals (R-20837 Pte. H. Herz. K.R.Rif.C.), very fine, British War Medal (52292 Pte. J. Hughes. L’Pool R.), extremely fine (3)

£50-80

988* WWI. Pair to Private H.N. Trafford, Royal Air Force British War and Victory Medals (137466. Pte. 2 H.N. Trafford. R.A.F., extremely fine together with a Royal Flying Corps Transfer Card to Sergeant H. Hickling, RFC dated 30 June 1917, inscribed and signed off by the O.C. Unit, total hours solo in all units 37-27 (3)

985* WWI. A group of three to Gunner B.J. Nye, Royal Artillery 1914 Star (77719 Gnr: B.J. Nye. R.F.A.), British War and Victory Medals (77719 Gnr. B.J. Nye. R.A.), very fine and better 1914-15 Star (88687. Sjt. F.O. Chambers, R.F.A.), good very fine British War and Victory Medals (1764 Bmbr. G.H. Gilson. R.A.), good very fine British War Medal (264147 Pte. J. Benton. Labour Corps, extremely fine, with brass ‘On War Service 1915’ badge stamped ‘48716’. (7)

£100-150

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Lot 990 989* WWI. A pair to Lieutenant A. Hirschberg, South African Heavy Artillery British War and Bilingual Victory Medal (Lt A. Hirschberg.), extremely fine with South African Heavy Artillery cap badge The recipient changed his name to Hurston during WWII. (2) £70-100

990* WWI. A group of eight to Paymaster Lieutenant J.A Fletcher, Royal Naval Reserve Late South Staffordshire Volunteers and Cape Mounted Rifles Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, three clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal, Wittebergen (811. Pte J, Fletcher. Cape Mtd Rifles.), King’s South 1901-02, two clasps (811 Pte J.A. Fletcher. Cape Mtd Rifles), Natal 1906, with clasp (811 Cpl J.A. Fletcher. Cape Mtd Rifles.), 1914-15 Star (Asst. Payr J.A. Fletcher, R.N.R.), British War and Victory Medals (Payr.Lt. J.A. Fletcher. R.N.R.) with M.I.D. Oakleaves, Coronation Medal 1902, Volunteer Long Service Medal (3695. Col. Sergt J.A. Fletcher. 1 V.B. S. Staffs), first and second renamed in large serif capitals, very fine and better, mounted for wearing (8)

991* WWI. A casualty pair to Private C. Godfrey, The Queen’s Regiment British War and Victory Medals (G-9978 Pte. C. Godfrey, The Queen’s R.), extremely fine, plus Bronze Death Plaque ‘Cecil Godfrey’, some scratching to reverse otherwise good very fine with three letters written by the recipient from the trenches (one dated 10th September 1916), a letter to the next of kin from Imperial War Graves Commission dated 21 January 1924 and other documents and correspondence 9978 Private Cecil Godfrey, served during the Great War with 10th Bn The Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment), killed in action on 16 September 1916, Godfrey is commemorated in the Dartmoor Cemetery, Somme, France. (4) £150-200

£700-1000

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992* WWI. A pair to Sergeant C.W. Everiss MM., MID, Worcestershire Regiment, killed in action 30 November 1916 Military Medal, G.V.R. (12140 L.Sjt: C.W. Everiss. 4/Worc:R.), British War Medal (12140 Sjt. C.W. Everiss. Worc.R.), extremely fine 12140 Lance Sergeant Charles William Everiss, served in Gallipoli from 25 April 1915, mentioned in despatches whist serving in Gallipoli (London Gazette 5 May 1916), killed in action on the Western Front whilst serving with the 4th Battalion on 30 November 1916, Everiss is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. (2) £250-300


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Lot 993

993* WWI. A group of four to Private F Wiggins, Manchester Regiment later Constable, Liverpool City Police British War and Victory Medals (302691 Pte. F. Wiggins. Manch.R.), Liverpool City Police Good Service Medal (2), silver ‘Presented by Watch Committee to Con.253.A. G.F. Wiggins 28-11-44’ hallmarks for Fattorini & Son, Birmingham 1950, bronze ‘Presented by Watch Committee 28th Nov: 1939’, both with riband buckles, first two mounted for wearing, very fine and better (4)

Lot 997

994* WWI. British War Medal (Lieut.Hon. L.P. Methuen), extremely fine with an Imperial Service badge Honourable Laurence Paul Methuen (1898-1970) served with the Scots Guards and was the son of The Baron Methuen Field Marshall Sir Paul Sanford Methuen of Corsham, Wiltshire. (2) £70-100

995* WWI. Pair to Driver S.A. King, Army Service CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (T-370378 Dvr. S.A.King. A.S.C.), extremely fine with trench art brass identity bracelet engraved with the recipient’s rank name and number British War Medal (120847 Spr. A.S. Johns. R.E.), toned extremely fine Victory Medal (113141 Sjt. G.E. Phillips. Welsh R.), with 1935 Silver Jubilee medal very fine 113141 Sergeant George E Phillips served with the Welsh Regiment in the Balkan Theatre of War from 4 August 1915, discharged 10 January 1919. (6) £50-80

£200-300

996* WWI. Family Group. A group of three to Sergeant W.J. Ashford, Staffordshire Yeomanry 1914-15 Star (3721 Pte. W.J. Ashford, Staff. Yeo), British War and Victory Medals (3721 Sjt. W.J. Ashford. Staff. Yeo.), extremely fine with transmission slip dated 1921, together with The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire M.B.E., Civil, Member’s 1st type Lady’s shoulder badge, hallmarked London 1917, extremely fine mounted on a fine portrait photograph of the recipient wearing her award, 35.5 x 25.5 overall with a Funeral card of the recipient dated 12 February 1929 MBE - London Gazette 7 June 1918 ‘Mrs. Mary Adelaide Ahsford. Welfare Superintendent at one of the establishments of Messrs. Kynoch, Limited.’ 3721 Sergeant William J Ashford, served in Egypt from 11 November 1915, wounded and entitled to a silver war badge (B300670), transferred to the Labour Corps (549222), discharged 23 July 1919. (4) £200-300

997* WWI. Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R., naming erased, very fine with silver riband brooch (1)

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Lot 998 998* WWI. A DCM Group to Corporal C. Smith, Royal Army Medical Corps. Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (1417 Pte - A.L. Cpl - C. Smith. No.5. F.A. R.A.M.C.), 1914 Star and Bar (1417 Pte C. Smith. R.A.M.C.), British War and Victory Medals (1417 Cpl. C. Smith. R.A.M.C.), good very fine

999* WWII. An interesting bracelet made up of miniature medals Attributed to Brigadier G.E.T.H. Evans, O.B.E., M.C., K.P.M., comprising Order of the British Empire, Military Cross, 1937 Coronation Medal, Kings Police Medal for Distinguished Service, Territorial Efficiency, Medal, General Service Medal, 1953 Coronation Medal, 1935 Jubilee Medal, all electroplated together with two photograph albums covering the career of Brigadier Evans plus record of service from the Colonial Office

DCM London London Gazette 21 October 1918 C. Smith, R.A.M.C. (Winchester)’For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When a shelter containing wounded was being shelled he displayed great courage. He was largely instrumental in having the wounded removed to safety, but was himself buried and wounded when the shelter was blown in. He also rendered invaluable service as a dresser with the ambulance.’ (4) £1000-1500

Brigadier G.E.T.H Evans served on the Western Front with the Artists Rifles and Royal Fusiliers, post war service saw him rise to senior rank in the Indian Police (1921-47), he served principally as Control Commission for Germany and finally as Brigadier and Public Safety Adviser to the G.O.C., Egypt (195255), Evans was recalled at the time of the Suez Crisis and was based at Port Said as a Civil Affairs Officer on General Sir Hugh Stockwell’s Staff. Evans’s full size medals were sold at DNW on 29 June 2006 (Lot 1071). (a small carton) £200-300

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Lot 1000

1000* WWII. A group of four to Lieutenant Commander J.W. Beck, Royal Navy 1939-1945 Star, Burma Star with Pacific Bar, War Medal and General Service 19622007, one clasp, Malay Peninsula (Lieut. Comdr. J.W. Beck. R.N.), extremely fine, mounted for wearing, together with related dress miniature awards and riband bars (4)

£150-200

Lot 1001

1001* WWII. Pair to Corporal F.J. Hobbs, Royal Engineers General Service 1918-62, G.VI.R., one clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (14811154 Cpl. F.J. Hobbs RE.), War Medal, extremely fine in card boxes of issue, enclosure and related paperwork including Soldier’s Service and Pay Book and Royal Artillery cap badge 14811154 Corporal Frederick John Hobbs was born in 1926, enlisted at Lytham 1944, served with the 154 Locomotive Running Squadron from 1951. (4) £80-120

1002* WWII. A group of medals to Warrant Officer F. Grix, Royal Norfolk Regiment India General Service 1936-39, one clasp, North West Frontier (5763675 W.O.Cl. F. Grix. R. Norf. R.), 1935 Jubilee medal, 1953 Coronation medal, Army Long Service & G.C., G.V.R, with ‘Regular Army’ Bar Suspension (5763675 W.O.Cl.II. F. Grix. R. Norf. R.), mounted for wearing, edge bruise to last therefore generally extremely fine with War and Defence Medals, these loose, corresponding dress miniature awards and riband bars, silver 9th Norfolk Regiment medal, in case of issue, two rifle shooting awards, a silver gilt Masonic jewel, brass regimental bed plate impressed ‘The Norfolk Regiment 5763675 F. Grix’, Soldier’s Service and Pay Book, Certificate of Appreciation of Good Service dated June 1946 plus a Victorian Military Account book dated 1881 to William Grix, Norfolk Regiment etc, all contained in an old tin chest 5763675 W.O. Frank Grix was born in 1904 in Tamworth, Staffordshire, enlisted with the regiment in Chelmsford September 1918, served at Home, Jamaica Egypt, China and India, discharged November 1939 having served 21 years 66 days with the Colours. (a small carton) £400-600

1003* WWII. A WWII War Medal to Lieutenant J.P. Spencer, Parachute Regiment, in card box of issue addressed to Lt. J.P. Spencer, Dilston, 54 Loon [sic] Lane, Radlett, Herts’, extremely fine with Parachute Regiment cap badge, tie pin, and two sporting medals, together with an unattributable WWII group of four, 1939-1945 Star, Africa Star, War and Defence Medals with MID oakleaf, mounted for wearing, extremely fine plus another War Medal in card box of issue addressed to ‘Major A. Hurston, Oddacre, Loom Lane, Radlett’ (8)

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Lot 1004 Lot 1007 1004* WWII. Pair to Chief Petty Officer W.H. McLean, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve British War Medal (T.Z.4134 W.H. Mc Lean. C.P.O. R.N.V.R.), 1953 Coronation Medal, extremely fine, with related miniature dress awards plus a photograph of the recipient whilst serving with the London Scottish Regiment, a photographic postcard of The Royal Wedding of H.R.H. Princess Mary and Lord Lascelles, a card from Kensington Palace to the recipient dated 1954 signed in ink by Alice Mary and Athlone (Mary and Lascelles), a letter from The Bath Club dated 1922 and a newspaper cutting titled Territorial Gossip, Queen Alexandra visits Richmond Park, Tour of Camp on Foot, detailing the recipient meeting the Queen and feeling very proud

1006* WWII. An interesting WWII photograph album compiled by a Polish veteran, the first two pages with cloth shield bearing eagle insignia and ‘Afryka 1945’, his medals comprising Cross of Valour, Medal Wojska and Monte Cassino cross (22119), various Armoured Tank Division badges, with approx. 90 monochrome snapshot sized photographs including tanks, service in Italy and family photograph

1007* WWII. Air Crew Europe Star, extremely fine, together with France and Germany Bar, this loose on riband

1008* WWII. 1939-1945 Star, Africa Star, Burma Star, France & Germany Star, Defence and War Medals, mounted court style for wearing, extremely fine with Dunkirk Veterans medal, plus a colour photograph of the unknown recipient, a copied certificate is included stating date of birth as 14.8.1920 and rank of Private (4451557) and LAC (1594737) however no name, worthy of further research together with a WWII group of three to Private H.W. Long, comprising 1939-1945 Star, Atlantic Star and War Medal, extremely fine in card box of issue addressed to Mrs L. Long, 55 Church Road, Hayes, Middlesex plus Soldier’s Service book and other original paperwork

(1)

(10)

(1)

£300-400

£150-200

Lance Corporal William Henry McLean born in 1896, served in the RNVR (Tyneside) during WWI served and with the London Scottish and was a Member of the Royal Household. (4) £70-100

1005* WWII. A group of four attributed to Able Seaman C.R. Smith, who served in SS Creekirk and died 19 October 1940 1939-1945 Star, Africa Star with North Africa 1942-43 Bar, Italy Star and War Medal, extremely fine, mounted for wearing with transmission slip and condolence enclosure inscribed ‘Clifford Reginald Smith’ Able Seaman Clifford Reginald Smith served during WWII with the Merchant Navy and died the on the 19 October 1940, a day after the SS Creekirk was sunk by a German U-boat, Smith is commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London. (4) £50-80

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1009* WWII. A fine family group, to Vice Admiral A.H. Norman, CMG, MID, Royal Navy and his son Lieutenant Commander E.D. Norman, DSO, DSC A group of five to Vice Admiral A.H. Norman, Royal Navy. The Most Distinguished Order of the St. Michael and St George (CMG) Companion’s neck badge, silver-gilt and enamels, China 1900, no clasp (Midsn A.H. Norman, R.N., H.M.S. Dido.), 1914-15 Star (Commr. A.H. Norman, R.N.), British War and Victory Medals (Commr. A.H. Norman. R.N.) with MID oakleaves, plus a white metal Battle of Jutland tribute medal and related dress miniature awards, with C.M.G. box of issue, plus various original ephemera relating to Norman including Christmas cards from H.M.S. Roxburgh, Group photograph of crew on H.M.S. Valiant, M.I.D. certificate dated 15 September 1915, Commission certificate (Sub Lieutenant) 15 March 1901, Bestowal document and letter for CMG and other items A DSO, DSC group to Lieutenant Commander E.D. Norman, Royal Navy Distinguished Service Order, G.VI.R, 1st Issue, the reverse suspension officially dated ‘1941’ with top riband Bar Distinguished Service Cross, G.VI.R., reverse officially dated ‘1941’, hallmarked London 1940 1939-1945 Star, Atlantic Star, Africa Star, War Medal, Pingat Jasa Malaysia Medal, 1953 Coronation Medal, Dutch Cross of Merit of Red Cross, Dutch Red Cross Medal 1947-55, Galathea 1950-1952, Maltese George Cross Fiftieth Anniversary Medal (Kopja Copy), plus related dress miniature awards, all generally extremely fine, together with bestowal documents including Dutch red cross certificates 16 January 1959, various correspondence and Garrard cases of issue for DSO & DSC, a photograph album compiled by Norman with 16 large black and white photographs of the captured Submarine HMS Graph), some captioned and dated 15 October 1941 showing interior images and various detailing around her and hat tally for H.M. Submarine H.44., plus original article from Illustrated London News relating the capture of HMS Graph, plus an Indonesian Kris dagger with presentation plaque to Normal dated February 1960 (HMMS Malaya), and a 1977 Jubilee Medal (probably another member of the family) CMG - London Gazette 15 July 1919 - Commander Alfred Headley Norman, R.N. ‘For valuable services as Commander (N.) in the Flagship of the Admiral, Second in Command, Grand Fleet’ Vice Admiral A.H. Norman (1881-1973, joined the Royal Navy in 1896 as a cadet, became a midshipman the following year, advanced to Lieutenant (Navigating) 1903, Lieutenant Commander 1911, Commander 1914, Captain 1919, retiring from service 1931 and Rear Admiral in 1936, served in various ships including HMS Britannia, Dido, Undaunted, Neptune, Marlborough, Revenge and Commander, according to his obituary he was an exceptionally skillful Navigating officer, he was commander in HMS Marlborough an ‘Iron Duke’ class of battleship at Jutland and was hit by a torpedo which killed two of the crew. Following the Battle of Jutland Norman received a commendation for bravery followed by his CMG Captain Edward Dudley Norman DSO, DSC, Royal Navy (1910-1998), was commissioned Lieutenant in 1934, advanced to Lieutenant Commander 1942, retired Captain 1960. Norman commanded six submarines during WWII, his first being HMS H 44 from 12 March 1940, H44 carried out several patrols in the North Sea and sank enemy shipping off the Norwegian coast for which Norman was awarded the DSC. Norman went out to the Mediterranean to take command of Upright in the Malta-based submarine flotilla, later dubbed “The Fighting Tenth”. ON 5 February 1941 HMS Upright made a torpedo attack on an Italian convoy off Kerkenah, Tunisia. Four Torpedoes were fires at a 4000 tons merchant vessel but all missed the target. On 23 February Upright torpedoed and sank the merchant ship Silvia Tripcovich near Kerkenah Bank, there were no survivors. 25 February Upright torpedoed and sank the Italian cruiser Armando Diaz near the Kerkenah Bank and misses an Italian destroyer in the same attack, Norman was awarded the DSO for the sinking of Armando Diaz. Invalided home from Malta with dysentery in July 1941, he took command in October of the German U-boat, U.570, which had surrendered to an RAF Hudson aircraft south of Iceland in August, and was renamed HMS Graph. In a year’s trials under Norman Graph gave the Allies priceless information about the construction, performance and weaponry of the standard of the standard Type VII-boat. After Graph Norman commanded Tuna and Alcide, one of the first of the long range A Class patrol submarines intended for the Pacific. Norman left the Submarine service in 1947 and had appointments in the Admiralty, with Nato, as Executive Officer of HMS Heron, the naval air station at Yeovilton, where he learned to fly, and in command of the sloop Nereide on the South African Station. The Royal Malaysian Navy, which formed independence in 1957, began to purchase a ex-Royal Navy minesweepers. But as its first Commodore, Norman laid the foundations of a small but efficient force which played a full part in the confrontation with Indonesia in the 1960s, he was awarded the Malaysian decoration, the Pingat Khidmat Berbakti. In retirement Norman became the secretary of the Royal Malta Yacht Club and played an influential role in establishing the first Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race, see lot 918. (a small carton) £10000-15000

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TRAVEL & ATLASES including A PRIVATE LIBRARY OF POLAR EXPLORATION 10 MAY 2017

Ponting (Herbert George, 1871-1935). “The Southern Party”, [1911], carbon print, showing Captain Scott and other members of the ill-fated British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13, blindstamped ‘H.G. Ponting, Copyright’ lower right, printed paper label to verso, some spots and pinhead wormholes (largely to snow in lower part of image), 320 x 440mm, in partly broken and wormed contemporary frame. Photographed before leaving for the Great Ice Barrier, in January, 1911, to lay depots of provisions for the Polar Party the ensuing year. (Left to right) P.O. Crean, P.O. Keohane, Lt. Gran, Capt. Scott, P.O. Forde, Mr. Meares, Mr. Cherry-Garrard, Capt. Oates, Dr. Atkinson; sitting Dr. Wilson and Lt. Bowers’. No. 101 Fine Art Society Exhibition catalogue. Est: £700-1,000

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MOTORING LITERATURE & AUTOMOBILIA HISTORIC BICYCLES & ACCESSORIES in association with Transport Collector Auctions 11 MAY 2017

A rare J. K. Starley ‘Rover’ Solid-Tyred Safety Bicycle, c1886, in magnificent, unmolested museum-quality condition, with a correct period Lucas & Son, oil-powered front lamp and single strike bell. Est: £10,000–15,000

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CERAMICS, ORIENTAL WORKS OF ART SILVER, OBJETS D’ART, JEWELLERY & FURNITURE 15 JUNE 2017

A collection of Chinese jade carvings, Ming & Qing Dynasties, various estimates

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PAINTINGS & WATERCOLOURS OLD MASTER & MODERN PRINTS AND DRAWINGS 15 JUNE 2017

Manner of Charles Heaphy (1820-1881). Part of Lambton Harbour in Port Nicholson, New Zealand, circa 1840s, oil on canvas, unsigned, 62 x 74cm (24.5 x 29ins), contemporary burr walnut frame. Est: £3,000-5,000

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Libraries & Archives Nathan Winter & Chris Albury Paintings & Prints Nathan Winter Antiques & Furniture Henry Meadows Medals & Militaria Henry Meadows Aviation & Transport Collections Chris Albury & Henry Meadows Atlases, Maps & Prints John Trevers Antiquarian Books Colin Meays Modern First Editions Paul Rasti Children's Books, Toys & Games Susanna Winters Sports Books & Memorabilia Paul Rasti Taxidermy, Fossils & Field Sports John Trevers Vintage Photography & Cinema Chris Albury Manuscripts, Autographs & Ephemera Chris Albury

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