Prison Baton, 19th century with Queen Victoria's cypher, 48 cm. Together with booklets (2) including 'Extracts from the Rules and Regulations relating to Penal Establishments and Goals' (Melbourne, 1925)
A Shimwell Alexander Morse torch made by Shimwell Alexander, 13 Bury St. London. This Morse code torch was issued to Z special Unit for use behind Japanese lines in British north Borneo, with customised jarrah case. Torch length 30 cm
A rare mid-19th century British military deep sided cast iron trough, reputedly for the mass storage of cannonballs, rectangular mildly tapered form with everted lip, the front with armorial of the British Ordinance Office, a shield with three cannons and
A rare and important HM Achilles crew signed Ensign the Royal Navy St George linen Ensign flag (1707 pattern) from the famous leander-class light cruiser HM Achilles and signed by numerous members of that ship's crew after the 'Battle of the river plate' o
A suit of armour in the 16th century, style Possbily French /, circa 1900, inscribed 'Nicolo Da Ponte,' 182.5 cm high, some components missing; sold with a dressmaker's mannequin. Note: according to correspondence from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Y
A New Zealand woods colonial box of long narrow rectangular form for the housing of a baton or similar, the lid panel with burr totara panel centrally set with a star within a circle, fan forms to each end of that panel, tapered border, the red velvet line
Four leather bound cartridge holders, including two tall cylindrical single handle carriers with polychrome heraldic decals together with two tapered carriers with similar decoration, the tallest, 43 cm high.
A Japanese wakazashi (short sword) of middle to late Edo period with fuchi-kashira showing a kabuto, the tsuba with silver flowers in relief, the blade with visible temper line, black lacquered scabbard. Length 57.5 cm
A pair of wooden skis with leather Bindings belonging to James Robert Dennistoun (each ski monogrammed). Dennistoun was a member of Scott's 1910-11 Antarctic Expedition and was awarded the Kings Antarctic medal. James died of wounds during World War I when
A medieval knights style, full suit of armour with sword on custom stand high quality full scale reproduction manufactured by Marto, Artes de Toledo Spain 20th century, engraved steel and rivet construction. Height 204 cm (including base)
A Napoleonic prisoner of war spinning jenny c.1810, the top with seated woman wearing traditional Celtic high hat in front of a spinning wheel with small windmill beside, all above a base with turned supports to the cog and hand operated pully, pedestal ba
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