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Antique Fireman’s Brass Hose Spanner

Antique fireman’s brass hose spanner used to couple any size brass couplings, the opposite end has a hydrant bar used to open the lids to revel the hydrant (NSW Australia).  Made by Hose Coupling Pty Ltd measures 290 mm.

Austrian Model 1895 Mannlicher Bayonet

Austrian model 1895 mannlicher bayonet. In good looking used condition, 365 mm in overall length with a 240 mm blade. Handsome military look, the hardwood grip panels show wear, metal is mostly bright and the blade is of course lightly sharpened. Maker marked on the ricasso CE WG for Osterreichische Waffenfabrik Gesellschaft (roughly translating to Continue Reading

Circa 1930’s German Photo Postcards

Photo postcards of a German city Town Hall and market square. Location and date is not indicated but the card and photo are of the 1930’s era.  Photo postcards are in excellent condition and is original not a reproduction.

Original 201 x 256 mm printed Proclamation to the People of the Philippines issued by General Douglas MacArthur and bearing his facsimile signature. Letter has three folds but is in very good condition.  The proclamation outlines the reformation of the Philippine Government under President Sergio Osmena.

Photo Postcards of the SA in New York

Two photo postcards of the Sturmabteilung (SA) visit to New York.  There is no date but it would be assumed that the vist was pre 1936.  The photo postcards are in excellent condition and are original not reproductions.

Photo-postcard of the LZ 129 Hindenburg the airship only flew for 14 months before the accident in the US in 1937.  There is know date but would have been produced around 1936.  The card is in excellent condition and is original.

Royal Army Reserve Badge

Sterling silver Royal Army Reserve badge.  Hallmarked Birmingham 1938, has JF makers mark in the hallmark and measures 25 mm.

Royal Army Reserve Badge

Sterling silver Royal Army Reserve badge.  Hallmarked Birmingham 1938, has E&C makers mark in the hallmark and measures 25 mm.

Superman III Storyboards

A group of 16 hand drawn pen and ink storyboards (30.0 x 21.5 cm 2 slightly smaller) used in the production of Superman III.

UN Korean War Armistice Pamphlet

This pamphlet was produced by the UN for visitors to the Panmunjom joint security area on the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea.  The pamphlet sets out how the armistice came into being. The 12pp pamphlet was published in 1983 by the United nations Command Component, Military Armistice Commission Secretariat, Seoul South Korea.  Pamphlets Continue Reading

UN Safe Conduct Pass Korean War

In the Korean War both sides used paper as a weapon.  The UN forces and the North Koreans and Chinese alike dropped millions of pamphlets, letters and entreaties to each other’s troops, in an attempt to influence the thoughts and motivations of their enemies. There are many examples of the manipulative and calculated way each Continue Reading

UN Safe Conduct Pass Korean War

In the Korean War both sides used paper as a weapon.  The UN forces and the North Koreans and Chinese alike dropped millions of pamphlets, letters and entreaties to each other’s troops, in an attempt to influence the thoughts and motivations of their enemies. Both sides issued a safe conduct pass that were supposed to Continue Reading

UN Safe Conduct Pass Korean War

In the Korean War both sides used paper as a weapon. The UN forces and the North Koreans and Chinese alike dropped millions of pamphlets, letters and entreaties to each other’s troops, in an attempt to influence the thoughts and motivations of their enemies. There are many examples of the manipulative and calculated way each Continue Reading