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Auction Description for Eastbristol: Military, History & Transport Sale - WORLDWIDE POSTAGE AVAILABLE ON ALL LOTS
Viewing Notes:
Viewing Thursday 23rd February 9am - 5pm
Conditions of Sale:
East Bristol Auctions Ltd carries on business with bidders, buyers and all those present in the auction room and online prior to or in connection with a sale on the following General Conditions and on such other terms, conditions and notices as may be referred to herein.

1. Definitions

In these Conditions:

(a) 'Auctioneer' or 'we/us' means the firm East Bristol Auctions Ltd or its authorised auctioneer, as appropriate;

(b) 'deliberate forgery' means an imitation made with the intention of deceiving as to authorship, origin, date, age, period, culture or source but which is unequivocally described in the catalogue as being the work of a particular creator and which at the date of the sale had a value materially less than it would have had if it had been in accordance with the description;

(c) 'Hammer price' means the level of bidding reached (at or above any reserve) when the auctioneer brings down the hammer;

(d) 'Terms of Consignment' means the stipulated terms and rates of commission on which East Bristol Auctions Ltd accepts instructions from sellers or their agents;

(e) 'Total amount due' means the hammer price in respect of the lot sold together with any premium. Value Added Tax chargeable and any additional charges payable by a defaulting buyer under these Conditions;

(f) 'sale proceeds' means the net amount due to the seller, being the hammer price for the lot sold less commission at the stated rate, Value Added Tax chargeable and any other amounts due to us by the seller in whatever capacity and however arising;

(g) 'You', 'Your' etc refers to the buyer as identified in condition 2;

(h) The singular includes the plural and vice versa as appropriate.

Information for buyers

2. Bidding Procedures and the Buyer

(a) Bidders are required to satisfy any security arrangements before entering the auction room to view or bid, and to register their particulars immediately on purchasing their first lot on the day.

(b) The maker of the highest bid accepted by the auctioneer conducting the sale shall be the buyer at the hammer price and any dispute about a bid shall be settled at the auctioneer's absolute discretion by re-offering the Lot during the course of the auction or otherwise.

(c) Bidders shall be deemed to act as principals.
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Military, History & Transport Sale - WORLDWIDE POSTAGE AVAILABLE ON ALL LOTS (350 Lots)

by East Bristol Auctions

February 24, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT

Live Auction

Hanham, Bristol, United Kingdom

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GWR STATION WHISTLE

Estimate: £25 - £40

Description: An original rare vintage Acme Thunderer ' GWR ' Great Western Railway stamped station masters whistle. With partial original chain.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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DIVING TORCH

Estimate: £25 - £40

Description: A rare vintage Siebe Gorman & Co Ltd divers torch. Heavy construction, with original wrist strap. Large globe shaped lens to end. 32cm long.

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Current bid: £65 (9 bids)

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DAISY BUZZ BARTON

Estimate: £30 - £50

Description: An original vintage rare Daisy air gun No195 'Buzz Barton Special.' Makers marks to wooden stock and top of sight. 89cm long

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Current bid: £10 (1 bid)

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WWI & WWII MEDAL GROUP

Estimate: £50 - £80

Description: A First World War & Second World War medal group on bar. Comprising of: 14-15 Star, War Medal, Victory Medal, 39-45 Star, France & Germany Star, War Medal and Defence Medal. All unengraved, recipient unknown.

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Current bid: £10 (1 bid)

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WWI & WWII MEDAL GROUP

Estimate: £60 - £80

Description: A interesting WWI & WWII medal group, awarded to a R496 George Ernest Christopher RNVR. Including his WWI trio and WWII standard medal pair. With copy of paperwork.

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Current bid: £22 (2 bids)

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WWI PICKELHAUBE

Estimate: £220 - £240

Description: An original WWI First World War era Prussian / German Garde Pickelhaube uniform helmet. Leather construction, with brass spike and eagle to front. Complete with original liner. Rare.

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Current bid: £190 (10 bids)

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PROPELLER

Estimate: £50 - £80

Description: An original vintage aeroplane wooden propeller. Stamped ROMAIN 104 Mx2. With a 6 bolt central hub. AF to one blade (repair). 132cm in length.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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WWI TRENCH ART HORSE HOOF

Estimate: £40 - £60

Description: A WWI First World War era trench art style inkwell made from a horses hoof. Copper inkwell and decoration to the top. The horseshoe with makers marks 'Mounted by A&NCS Ltd.' (Army & Navy Cooperative Society). Likely silver plate originally, but now rubbed to copper base. Rare.

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Current bid: £10 (1 bid)

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STEAM TRAIN PHOTOGRAPHS

Estimate: £30 - £50

Description: A collection of approx 115x vintage early to mid 20th century steam & diesel railway train locomotives photographs within album. Contains scenes both at stations & on the rails.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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COMBAT DAGGER

Estimate: £40 - £60

Description: A vintage Fairbairn & Sykes style combat dagger, the blade stamped ' B2 '. With brass topped scabbard. 30cm long.

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Current bid: £130 (9 bids)

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MUSSOLINI BRONZE STATUE

Estimate: £200 - £300

Description: A good early 20th century bronze statue of Benito Mussolini. Shown in typical pose with salute, atop his horse. The bronze unsigned, mounted on a marble plinth base. To the front is written 'Benito Mussolini.' 24cm tall.

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Current bid: £65 (6 bids)

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MACHETE

Estimate: £20 - £30

Description: An antique believed c1850 Congo Machete, from the Fang tribe. With elongated shaped blade, and copper wound handle.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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ENAMEL RAILWAY SIGNS

Estimate: £30 - £50

Description: A collection of 12x original vintage 20th century black & white enamelled railway signs. Signs include; 'ZMMB 78', 'ZMMB79', 'ZMMB 80', ZMMB 81' etc. Measures 24cms tall.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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AVIATORS GOGGLES

Estimate: £60 - £80

Description: A pair of WWII Second World War era Aviators / driving goggles. Within the original box marked ' Goggles Mk VIII '.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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BOMBER NAVIGATION POCKET WATCH

Estimate: £50 - £80

Description: An original Second World War WWII bombers navigation pocket watch. 8 day movement with luminous hands. Mark IVA, no: 2349z.  Appears to be running.

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Current bid: £60 (5 bids)

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CORTEBERT EXTRA POCKET WATCH

Estimate: £100 - £150

Description: An original 20th century Cortebert Extra gentlemen's military keyless wind pocket watch with white enamel dials. G.S.T.P T 11745.

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Current bid: £10 (1 bid)

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SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPHS

Estimate: £60 - £80

Description: A fantastic collection of original Second World War WWII British press release photographs by a British Official Photographer of war & naval scenes. Photographs include; HMS Victorious Aircraft Carrier At Sea, HMS Queen Mary With Troops Massed On Deck, British Minesweepers, Canadian Troops Heading For The Shores, Shipbuilding for new naval war ship, Mosquito Boats sailing past New York skyline, German Ju.88 Shot Down At Sea, Nazi Heinkell III plane being pulled out of the sea, HMS Sheffield welcomed home, The collapse of Pantellarta, Salerno Bay- The Early Stages Of The Fighting, Biggest Allied Covoy Fights Through To Russia, Raid On Dieppe, Changing The Gun At Malta, Artic Lifeline Convoy, Crossing The River Volturno, Prefabricated Ports, German Midget Submarines, HMS Indefatigable Launch. Also include an original 1944- 1945 military Christmas card. Most larger 8x10" size (approx) few smaller.

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Current bid: £10 (1 bid)

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DUCATI PLAQUE

Estimate: £10 - £20

Description: A vintage style 20th century cast iron Ducati Motorcycle plaque. Measures approximately 25cms wide.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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DIANA AIR RIFLE

Estimate: £30 - £50

Description: An original vintage Diana ' Mod.25 ' (model 25) air rifle. With wooden stock and impressed makers marks to barrel. Working.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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WWII MEDAL GROUP

Estimate: £80 - £120

Description: A good WWII Second World War medal group and related items belonging to a JF Atkinson of Brislington, Bristol. Four service medals (and ribbons) along with hit uniform hat, cuff titles for various ships (HMS Virago, HMS Pickle, HMS Drake etc) and various items of related paperwork and patches etc.

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Current bid: £10 (1 bid)

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19TH CENTURY BAYONET

Estimate: £30 - £50

Description: An original antique 1876 pattern 19th century French military bayonet, with brass hilt. 63cm long

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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KNIVES

Estimate: £30 - £50

Description: A collection of 3x 20th century Damascus bladed hunting knives - each with horn or faux horn handles and brass caps to end. Each within original leather scabbards.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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CORNISHMAN PLAQUE

Estimate: £10 - £20

Description: A vintage style 20th century cast iron Cornishman railway train wall plaque. Measures approximately 27cms wide.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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INDIAN SWORDS

Estimate: £30 - £50

Description: A pair of early 20th century brass Indian ceremonial / decorative swords. Both with scabbards. 90cm long.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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REGIMENTAL CRESTS

Estimate: £20 - £30

Description: A large collection of 20th century military regimental sticky back crests. Crests include; Life Guards, Royal Horse Artillery, Prince of Wales crest etc. Largest crest size 79x54. Contains some duplicates.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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MEDALS

Estimate: £20 - £30

Description: A collection of assorted militaria / medals etc, comprising of: A WWII Second World War Defense medal, a WWI Victory Medal (unengraved), cap badges, ration book etc.

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Current bid: £10 (1 bid)

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MALLARD PLAQUE

Estimate: £10 - £20

Description: A vintage style 20th century cast iron Mallard railway train wall plaque. Measures approximately 40cm wide.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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GERMAN COMPASSES

Estimate: £30 - £50

Description: Two vintage style 20th century German Compasses. The first being a ' Berlin 1936 ' compass and the other being a compass stamped 'Berlin, 1939.'

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Current bid: £65 (3 bids)

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ANTIQUE CHINESE MACHETE

Estimate: £30 - £50

Description: A 19th century Chinese oriental machete / knife. With ornate carved horn handle in the form of a dragon, shaped blade. Within the original bound wooden scabbard. 56cm long.

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Current bid: £10 (1 bid)

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VINTAGE FIREMAN'S OUTFIT

Estimate: £100 - £200

Description: A full original vintage WWII Second World War/ 1950's full Bristol Fire Brigade Fireman's outfit once belonging to William HE. Newton. Outfit include; Fireman's cap & helmet, a belt, tin of buttons, an axe, ARP helmet, fabric material badge & 2x original Bristol Fire Brigade annual inspection papers from 1962 &1965.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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OFFICERS BIRCH & GAYDON WRIST WATCH

Estimate: £200 - £300

Description: A rare and original c1918 Zenith ' Birch & Gaydon ' of London, Fenchurch Street Officers / Navigators ' Land & Water ' wrist watch. Black face with luminous numerals and decorative hands. 925 silver cased, signed ZWC ,with original leather strap.

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Current bid: £220 (12 bids)

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BATTLEFIELD CRESTED TEASPOONS

Estimate: £25 - £40

Description: A collection of 8x original 20th century WWI First World War unusual battlefield crested teaspoons. Spoons with leaf pattern to back with engraved names to front.  Crests names include; 'Albert', 'Peronne', 'Normandie', 'Arras' etc.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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SHELL WALL PLAQUE

Estimate: £10 - £20

Description: A vintage style 20th century cast iron Shell wall plaque. Measures approximately 51cm wide.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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WWII FIELD TELEPHONES

Estimate: £30 - £50

Description: 2x original 1940's WWII Second World War military field telephones within their original cases. Dated 1941.

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Current bid: £20 (3 bids)

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No Image Available

Estimate: £100 - £150

Description: A collection of assorted German Third Reich militaria to include; an Anschluss Medal, 4 year war medal, an Iron Cross with eagle and swastika to top, a small German match strike and a small eagle and swastika badge.

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Current bid: £50 (3 bids)

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ROUND OF CARTRIDGES

Estimate: £20 - £30

Description: A large bandolier line of empty cartridge bullet rounds along with a packet of 'Real Bullets Inert Ammunition For Collectors'.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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YORKSHIREMAN SIGN

Estimate: £20 - £30

Description: A large vintage style 20th century cast iron Yorkshireman sign. Measures approximately 63cm long.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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HUMBER BICYCLES

Estimate: £10 - £20

Description: A rare Humber bicycle ruler - measure in original colours of metal form with central notation ' HUMBER - The Aristocrats of all Bicycles ' The reverse marked for Faraday & Sons Salisbury. 20cm long.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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SHIPS GIMBALL COMPASS

Estimate: £60 - £80

Description: An early 20th century ship's gimball deck compass, mounted within a wooden viewing case. Various patent marks to the rim. PATT.0955A, no.493ok. S. Within a wooden box.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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BAYONET

Estimate: £60 - £80

Description: A 19th century Sabre bayonet, with shaped blade. With original scabbard. The blade marked 1074 WD/BR/19 H1. 75cm long.

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Current bid: £10 (1 bid)

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FRENCH SPEED LIMIT SIGNS

Estimate: £30 - £50

Description: 2x original 20th century French road speed limit signs, 25km & 60km. Metal with black painted numbers with red circular border. Measures approx 21cms in diameter.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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TITANIC DOORSTOP

Estimate: £10 - £20

Description: A vintage style 20th century cast iron doorstop of the RMS Titanic at sea. Measures 27cm tall.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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SECOND WORLD WAR MACHETE

Estimate: £40 - £60

Description: An original 1940's Second World War WWII US military issued machete made by Legitimus Collins & Co. of Connecticut, United States. Within original leather scabbard.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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LONGBOW ARROWS

Estimate: £40 - £60

Description: A collection of original 8x Richard Head Longbows standard target arrows with red & blue fletchings. Within original box.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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MOVING PISTON RACER

Estimate: £15 - £25

Description: A vintage style 20th century cast iron moving piston racer. Measures approximately 26cms long.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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NAVAL HATS

Estimate: £20 - £30

Description: A pair of 2x original 20th century with British officer naval hats both bearing shipping crests & crowns.

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Current bid: £10 (1 bid)

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MILITARY UNIFORM ITEMS

Estimate: £25 - £40

Description: A collection of original 20th century WWII Second World War webbing & bandolier. Also to include a bugle, canvas material side bag with strap etc.

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Current bid: £10 (1 bid)

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BAYONET

Estimate: £50 - £80

Description: An original 1907 Pattern British Infantry rifle bayonet. The blade marked for Wilkinson ' 2/5 RSUS'. 57cm long, with scabbard.

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Current bid: £80 (5 bids)

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TRACTOR BELL

Estimate: £15 - £25

Description: A vintage style 20th century cast iron bell with a green tractor mounted on top. Measures approximately 40cms tall.

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Starting bid: £10 (0 bids)

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VICTORIAN OFFICERS CAVALRY SWORD

Estimate: £100 - £150

Description: An antique c1890 Victorian Officers Cavalry sword. The blade marked for the ' Somerset Light Infantry '. With decorative hand guard, with royal emblem. Complete with leather scabbard. Approx 100cm long.

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Current bid: £70 (5 bids)

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