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Auction House:Vickers & Hoad AuctioneersNumber of lots recorded:967
Sale Title:Special Two Day Auction, Day 1, Directors SelectionLots with images:967
Auction Location:SydneyPrices available:623
Date:25/03/2017
LotDescription Price Image
*** Antique 19th century miniature portrait of Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronte, approx 15.5 cm x 13.4 cm including frame ***
*** Choice Australian military World War II / World War II era slouch hat by Hatcraft Pty. Ltd. Dated 1942, complete with pre war and wartime puggaree and embroidered general officer rank badge. ***
*** Antique mid 19th century French percussion pocket pistol ***
*** Soldat De La Grande Guerre 1914-1918 plaque, each approx 21 cm wide (3) ***
*** A fine group of Australian artillery buttons. Approximately 180 items. ***
*** A fine group of Australian Staff Corps, RAA, AFA badges, titles, buttons, etc. Approximately 100 items. ***
*** A fine group of Australian military badges. Approximately 27 items ***
*** A fine group of Australian military badges and helmet fittings. Approximately 15 items. ***
*** Choice and rare Australian Artillery bandsman’s uniform consisting of;i) dark blue tunic complete with RAA buttons, buttons on tail are EviiR. Of 1902-10 date and reissued in the 1930s;ii) trousers appear to be of 1940s date. ***
*** A sterling silver statue of a soldier prone and firing marked Mappin & Webb, London, 2000's approx 24 cm long, 8 cm wide, 8 cm excluding the wooden base ***
*** A choice antique Imperial German cavalry officers sword with scabbard by I.M. Esser of Cologne. (With Weyersberg Kirschbaum proofs) Highest quality carved pipe back blade of damascus steel with extensive blue and gilt decoration, marked 'Eisenhauer' Complete with sword knot. ***
*** A fine rare pair of antique Paris made flintlock pocket pistols. Half stocked in walnut with steel furniture, turn-off cannon barrels. In a later case with incorrect accoutrements. ***
*** Pair of antique French World War I trench art candlesticks (2) ***
*** German World War II / World War II era steel helmet, liner and chinstrap present, approx 30 cm long ***
*** A fine group of Australian military lanyards, badges, etc. ***
*** A fine group of Australian military buckles together with 40 medal ribbon bars. ***
*** A fine group of Australian military buttons, pips, buckles, etc. Approximately 330 items ***
*** A fine group of Australian military buttons, etc. Over 500 items ***
*** Australian Artillery ORs blue tunic by Norman Harris of Lidcombe circa 1935, complete with buttons, RAA shoulder titles, layers embroidered badge ***
*** Naval bust of the figure head of HMS Hastings 'Last of the wooden walls of England' celebrating the centenary of East India Ship. Silver plate on an ebonised wooden plinth, approx 18 cm high overall ***