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Militaria & Weapons — McKenzies Auctioneers


Auction House:McKenzies Auctioneers
Number of lots recorded:16
Lots with images:16
Prices available:16
Category:Militaria & Weapons

*** 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 Japanese Katana sword with scabbard. This sword was taken from a Jap Captain of the dreaded Kempei Tei following a raid upon a 20 man Jap garrison at Dampirit, on the Kudat peninsula of British north Borneo 1945. This item along with others including Lot: 8 tells a gruesome story. Note: This sword was used for beheadings, full details in Jack's book Blood on Borneo plus a custom made jarrah case total. Length 95 cm ***
*** A KGIII sea service flintlock 24 bore 1796 pattern by Tower Museum, grade condition. 1st issue to customs/coast guard and re issued Napoleonic Wars 1805 to Navy. Complete with ram rod and belt clip. Markings-back tang 'Crown Over 2', barrel brit proof marks, view marks and Crown over 12', flat lock marked 'Crown Over GR' and 'Tower', stock marked 'Broad Arrow UC', 'Broad Arrow 1805' and ordinance marks '8', brass butt cap marked '8 G Q D I'. Overall length 19 1/4 '.… ***
*** Jack Sue's Smatchet knife. Part of Z special Unit issue for general use. Length 42 cm ***
*** A rare pancake flipper dagger. These daggers were issued to Z Special Unit for work up close and personal. This is Jack Sue's Pancake Flipper dagger that he carried on his person throughout operations in British north Borneo 1945. Length 31 cm ***
*** World War I H.M.A.S. Sydney, S.M.S. Emden medal pair i) silver medal as presented by the people of Western Australia to the crew of H.M.A.S Sydney, 'To Commemorate the Victory Over the Emden, H.M.A.S. Sydney, 9th Nov. 1914'; View of 'Sydney' travelling right engraved to 'A.J. Hooper, Able Seaman' ii) H.M.A.S. Sydney/S.M.S. Emden commemorative medal by W.… ***
*** A World War I officers Gallantry group of 7 medals, comprising of: military cross (in box of issue) World War I pair correctly impressed 'Capt. B.B. Hill', 1939/45 star, war medal (un-named as issued), Efficiency decoration engraved 'T/Maj. Basil B. Hill, M.C.' Zimbabwe Independence medal Also comes with Order of the British Empire Certficate to the same man and WORLD WAR Queen Mary tin ***
*** Rare Australian spear point Bowie knife by, Thomas short Sheffield 'For Australia', circa mid to late 19th century, excellent 6 ¾' single edged blade with 90% original, full polish, etched with scroll & leaf patterns &, 'For Australia' in a central banner, with 'For' section, of the etching is mostly covered by an area of staining, Ricasso marked 'Tho.… ***
*** A Colins & Co Legitimus no. 18 knife with sheath. Issued to Jack and other members of Z special Unit for use behind Japanese lines in British north Borneo 1945. Length 38 cm ***
*** A Japanese Katana sword with scabbard. This sword was taken from a 20,000 ton Jap crude oil tanker that had been deliberately beached following a torpedo and aerial attack. Jack and his team of native guerrilla fighters arrived shortly after to inspect and clean up residual enemy if necessary. This sword plus a food bowl (Lot: 26) were two of Jack's most treasured souvenirs plus a custom made jarrah case total. Length 92 cm ***
*** Rare Ottoman Kard dagger, 18th century, Turkey, the cylindrical hilt is constructed from four pieces of dark-brown jade, and pommel in the form of a Crown, decorated with fine inlaid gold - koftgari work. The tapering single-edge blade is made of Damascus Wootz steel and well forged with a consistent pattern grain running through entire blade. The base of the blade is decorated with koftgari gold inlay work in traditional Ottoman foliate pattern.… ***
*** Late World War II as issued, matched pair. 1st pattern Luftwaffe officers dagger and sword with hanger and 'Goerring'type Sword with 'Sun Burst' swastika pommel. Dagger maker stamped Carl Eickhorn and slip 'Ges Gesch' and 'OLC'. The 1934 pattern sword 'Late Issue, Aluminium and Steel Construction)' is maker stamped SMF, Solingen (Solingen Metal Warren Fabrik-Stucker & Company). Below seated king with upraised sword, hanger is adrift and would need re-sticking otherwise free ***
*** World War II Changi and Sime road POW Camp 1941-45. Archive collection of paintings, ephemera etc. From women's civil section. Includes paintings by then 15 year old Joan Hanson subsequent resident Western Australia and letter of provenance signed by the same Joan Louise Harley (nee Hanson). Embroidered, autographed (approx 50 sigs) table cloth (sister cloth now in British war Museum), watercolours and original pencil on paper of views within camp, books by ex internees etc ***
*** A Scottish Andria Ferara basket-hilted broad sword, mid to late 18th century. Blade marked twice 'Andria Ferara' with orb/cross mark. Length 92 cm ***
*** An Australian Named World War I trio and military medal military medal named to 1360 DVR H. SMITH 41st/BTY AUST. F.A. World War I 1915 trio named to 1360 DVR H. Smith 15th BN A.I.F. A well documented group with original paper work, to Pte Herbert Smith who was a veteran of the Gallipoli Peninsula serving as an infantry soldier with the 15th Bn 1st AIF. He later went on to serve on the Western front, Australian field artillery, and was awarded the military medal for Bravery.… ***
*** An Ilang Iban Parang: tribal sword with sheath Many Japanese troops fell victim to deadly darts from native blowpipes. They were almost always be-headed by parangs such as this type. The handle is carved from deer horn and the hair symbolises beheading. Length 76 cm ***

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