Letter from Ministry of Munitions of War. Signed by Section Director, F H A Woodward, dated 29th October, 1919. LONDON, S.W.I. Sent to Paul Moore Esq of Dorranceton, Pennwylvania PA U.S.A. Subj: sale of War munitions. Please study photos carefully before ordering. If requested, will email more photos. We cannot accept any return on this fragile letter. Guaranteed original. Size: of letter 7 1/2 X 9 1/2 inches Condition; 2 small tears, paper darken from age. Small dark spots - see photo.
WORLD WAR I ARMISTICE PLATE. The inscription reads The German flag is to be hauled down at Sunset to-day, and is not to be hoisted again without permission - Beatty - Nov 21st 1918'. (Admiral Sir David Beatty Commander of the Britsh Grand Fleet) In very good condition.
World War I. 1919 peace plate with 1920 calendar border and local advertising. Commemoration for ' 1914 Peace 1919 . 28th June 1919, The Great World War. Seals of the United States, France, England, Belgium and Canada. With a monthly 1920 calendar around the edge . The lower section has an advertising 'Compliments of V.R.Moyer Landis Store, Pa.' The back is marked by the makers D.R. McNicol,(Pottery Company) East Liverpool, Ohio. Calendar plates were a specialty of this company. Excellent rim gilding, good color and light all over age crazing.
1914 Allies - Uk, Japan, Russia, Belgium & France.
1914 Flags of the allies UK, Japan,Russia, Belgium & france over a banner - 'United we Conquer 1914'. The top of the plate has a verse The flags of the nations for right are unfurled, United they strive for the peace of the world, The fight shall not falter nor weaken, nor cease, Till the tryant is crushed and the world is at peace. In very good condition with minor wear to the rim line.Gilding good.
C.1941 British Battleships - Paragon Patriotic Series Dish.
A WWII era green dish showing 3 British battleships at sea in the Paragon Patriotic Series. Rear marked 'Produced during War of Britain'. The outside marked 'Britain shall triumph, her ships plough the sea. Her standard be justice, her watchword be free'. In good condition. See all photos.
This WW1 Chauchat Bag issued to troops during the Great War. It was designed to hold the magazine for the notoriously ineffective C machine gun which was used by both the French and US military until the gun was discarded after which this bag was used by troops for other purposes as needed. CONDITION; Interior is good. The drape colored canvas has issues - some wear: the leather enclosure strap is torn from usage and bottom leather show surface deterioration from years of attic storage but everything is still intact. Size; Closed: 12 inches wide by 13 inches long.
52 year old book, Knights of the Air, by John Norman Harris, Illustrated by William Wheeler, wonderful illustrations!, Used, second print, Hard cover, Jacket as is, still fine, 156 pages, no page missing, couple of pages have small coffee stain, other than that fine.
Libertys Victorious Conflict-history Of The World War
Liberty's Victorious Conflict-A Photographic History of the World War. Published by The Magazine Circulation Co. Inc., Publishers of the Woman's Weekly, Chicago. This Book is Copyrighted: 1918. The Book has 128 Pages. The Book has Some Wear(Mainly on the Outside. The Spine is intact. Some Great Old Photos from World War 1. Excellent WW1 Book for any Collector! Please e-mail me with any Questions!!!
This is a brass telescope produced by Baush and Lomb in 1916 for the US Navy. It measures 22 3/4 long and 9 in diameter at the widest point. It weighs almost 11 lbs. Stamped in the brass and shown in a photo: PAT. NOV.1,1904 MAY 9,1911 JAN.11,1916 There is a copper plate, shown in a photo that reads: BAUSH lens , could not name any of the parts to this piece. However, we can tell you that you can see for miles with this telescope. If you have questions we will be glad to attempt answers. We simply thought it was a great item, with a great look!
ANOTHER BOOK FROM MY HUSBAND'S COLLECTION, WHO PASSED AWAY RECENTLY, HE LOVED THESE BOOKS AND GAVE ME PERMISSION TO SELL AND I AM OBLIGING WITH THE HEAVY HEART, I WILL BE LISTING AVIATIC MAGAZINES AND BOOKS ON A WEEKLY BASIS, THIS BOOK IS SOFT COVER POCKET BOOK, GUADALCANAL ISLAND ORDEAL BALLANTINES ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE VIOLENT CENTURY,AND IN GOOD USED CONDITION, FULL OF WONDERFUL PICTURES OF FAMOUS WORLD KNOWN ADMIRALS AND PERSONALITIES - 159 PAGES.
This holiday edition of this Hello Buddy, Facts of Service, WWI Comics booklet features a turkey and Santa holding a bag for the boys on the cover. This booklet was published by Service Men's Magazine and was sold by ex-service men. The booklet measures 4 1/4 by 5 3/8 . Condition: Fair, the cover is brittle and has a few tears and a missing corner. The pages are in Very Good condition. S&H is an additional $2.00 within the continental U.S. International shipping is also available.
Four World War I Prussian Brass Uniform Buttons. These buttons have the Prussian Crown on each, they are 3/4 inches across and the back attachments are present and undamaged. They are all in excellent condition, can be cleaned so they shine if desired. Originally brought back from World War by an American soldier as keepsake, they would be a terrific addition to your collection!
Lot World War I Army Photos Negatives Envelope. This lot has photos of soldiers in various poses, there are five different photos and seven negatives. They are just over 2 1/2 inches by about 1 3/4 inches, they are all in good condition, a few have a little bit of wear consistent with age. They are in the original envelope in which they were mailed, dated Oct 25, 1929 from Atchinson, Kansas. This lot is unique as you seldom find the negatives with the photos, it would be a wonderful addition to your collection!
1904 Us United States Military Leather Cartridge Case
1904 US United States Military Leather Cartridge Case. This case holds twenty cartridges, it has US embossed into the leather on the front, marked on the side Rock Island Arsenal 1904, measures about 4 3/4 inches tall by 5 3/4 inches long by 1 1/2 inches thick. It is in excellent condition, does show signs of age and use as seen the pictures, it would be an outstanding addition to your collection!
World War I Wool Military Wool Money Belt Or Small Item Belt
World War I Wool Military Wool Money Belt or Small Item Belt. This belt was found among the military belongings of a World War I Veteran, this belt is wool, the inside is lined with a plaid pattern lining. It has three sections, the ones on the ends each have a single snap they are about 4 1/2 inches long, the middle one is longer, about 7 3/4 inches and has two snaps, the overall length is about 22 1/4 inches long, the strap is about 17 1/2 inches. It has a double prong buckle that has three stars on it, it is in very good condition, the sectioned parts do have wear on the outer wool parts along the bottom but the sections themselves do not have holes as they are lined, the waist strap has a hole in the area where the buckle prongs went through when it worn. This is a seldom seen piece and would be a terrific addition to your collection!
General Lord Kitchener Of Khartoum - Boer War - World War I.
Lord Kitchener of Khartoum (1850-1916) A distinguished military career mostly in Africa (Egypt, The Sudan and The Boer War) and served as Secretary of State for War at the outbreak of World War I. In good condition with the usual wear the rim gilding.
1916 General Smuts Silk Godfrey Phillips Cigarette Panel Framed .
GENERAL SMUTS. (1870-1950). Veteran of the Boer War, WWI and WWII. He was twice premier of South Africa. A 9 x 7 1/2 frame containing a Godfrey Phillips Cigarette silk panel from the 1916 Great War Leaders and Celebrites Series. Some light foxing. Back of frame stamped Pieter Oosthuizen.
A FINE PLATE BY THE NEW CHELSEA PORCELAIN CO. SHOWING DOVES AND AN ANGEL WITH AN OLIVE BRANCH ABOVE ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL. FRONT MARKED 'ENGRAVED BY H.FENNELL'. GOOD CONDITION SLIGHT AGE CRAZING ONLY ON THE BACK.
C.1916. Four great French postcards from WWI mounted in their superb, original Art Nouveau album page. These are exceptional postcards in their own right, but this assemblage is particularly beautiful and very unusual to find in such pristine condition. Size of piece is 10 x 14 . This will make a wonderful addition to a postcard or WWI collection. It is also a great piece to frame. ORIG. $35 SALE $25
Nice old WWI-era print of French troops amidst the ruins of a town near the front. Early in the war before the steel helmets. Artist: J.F. Bouchor, official painter to the French Armies. Size 6.25 x 8.5 . Excellent condition.
Fine, original WWI-era print. Excellent double view of French officer to see helmet and uniform. Artist: J.F. Bouchor, official painter to the French Armies. Size 6.25 x 8.5. Excellent condition. SALE! ORIG. $30 ... SALE $20
Fine old WWI-era print. Excellent portrait of a top French General. Castlenau was a leading exponent of the offensive spirit which dominated French war policy until 1917. Artist: J.F. Bouchor, official painter to the French Armies. Size 6.25 x 8.5 . Excellent condition. SALE! ORIG. $30 ... SALE $20
These beautiful silk postcards were sent home to England from the front. Their beauty was a poignant contrast to the horror of the trenches. This one is from early in the war. It has a pocket under the flags that still holds the themed calling card printed with Souvenir De Glorieuse Memoire 1914-1915. Best Wishes for a Happy Future. Postcard size 3.5 x 5.5. Very good condition. SALE! ORIG. $95 ... SALE $70
This is a grat ad for the Maxfer 'The Whate for Work Ton Tuck by the Maxfer Truck & Tractor Co, Chicago, IL. This ad features the Bell Sprocket which was an 'Invention of Maxfer Engineers'. The Maxfer 'makes a Ford, Chevrolet or Maxell.....into a one-ton truck at the cost of $350.' This great ad features different vintage models and information. Wonderful black and white ad measures approx. 6 x 8.5 inches.
Vintage Wwi Art Calendar Haskell Coffin Swifts Premium Soldier
WWI SWIFTS PREMIUM CALENDAR PAGE FOR JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH 1918. ILLUSTRATED BY HASKELL COFFIN, THE GIRL I LEAVE BEHIND ME A SOLDIER SAYING GOOD-BYE TO HIS LOVE. PIECES MISSING AT BOTTOM, COLORS ARE NICE AND BRIGHT. 15 X 8.25
Sir Douglas Haig (Field Marshall Haig) Brass Casting. -
A good relief molded brass casting of Sir Douglas Haig. Rear stamped T Smith and the letter 'S'. Very good condition. The Right Honorable Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, 1861 - 1928 a British soldier and senior commander during World War I. He was commander of the British Expeditionary Force during the Battle of the Somme and the 3rd Battle of Ypres.