Lot 8

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Saturday 27th April 2019

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Description

A 19th Belgian percussion rimfire pocket revolver, with a double action hinged trigger, octagonal smooth bore barrel and checkered grip, overall length 17.5 cm

Sold For

£110.00

Category

Militaria


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Lovely old collection of World War One mainly New Zealand Army badges with a few from Australia, mounted on velvet backed board with individual hand written labels, two badges missing from the board, the collection includes: Cap badge to the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces, two loops to the reverse, maker Stokes & Sons, Melbourne, with an Australia shoulder title, two loops to the reverse Collar badge to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, two loops to the reverse, with a New Zealand shoulder title, two loops to reverse Two small size tunic buttons each to the Australian, New Zealand and Canadian military Forces Cap badge to the New Zealand 1st (Canterbury) Infantry Regiment , two blades to the reverse, maker J.R. Gaunt, London, with two collar badges to the same regiment, loops to the reverse Cap badge to the New Zealand 2nd (South Canterbury) Infantry Regiment, two loops to the reverse, maker J.R.Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand 3rd (Auckland) Infantry Regiment, two loops to the reverse, maker J.R.Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand 4th (Otago) Infantry Regiment, two loops to the reverse, maker J.R.Gaunt, London, with collar badge to the same regiment, loops to the reverse Cap badge to the New Zealand 5th (Wellington East Coast) Infantry Regiment, three blades to the reverse, maker J.R.Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand 7th (Hauraki) Infantry Regiment, two blades to the reverse, maker Gaunt, London Collar badge to the New Zealand 7th (Wellington West Coast) Infantry Regiment, two loops to the reverse Cap badge to the New Zealand 9th (Hawks Bay) Infantry Regiment, two loops to the reverse, maker J.R.Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand 8th (Southland) Infantry Regiment, two loops to the reverse, maker J.R.Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand 10th (North Otago) Infantry Regiment, slider to the reverse Cap badge to the New Zealand 11th (Taranaki Rifles) Infantry Regiment, two loops to the reverse, maker J.R.Gaunt, London Shoulder title to the New Zealand Rifles, two flat lugs to the reverse, maker, J.R. Gaunt, London ( worn by all infantry units apart from the New Zealand Rifle Brigade) Cap badge to the New Zealand 12th (Nelson) Infantry Regiment, two blades to the reverse, maker J.R.Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand 13th (North Canterbury and Westland ) Infantry Regiment, two loops to the reverse, with a collar badge to the same regiment, loops to the reverse, maker J.R Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand 14th ( South Otago Rifles) Infantry Regiment, loops missing, sewn to board, with a collar badge to the same regiment, loops to the reverse Collar badge to the New Zealand 15th ( North Auckland) Infantry Regiment, two loops to the reverse, maker J.R.Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand 16th ( Waikato) Infantry Regiment, slider to the reverse, maker J.W. Tiptaft & Sons, Birmingham Cap badge to the New Zealand 17th (Ruahine) Infantry Regiment, two blades to the reverse, maker J.R. Gaunt, London Collar badge to the New Zealand Signal Corps, two blades to the reverse, maker J.R. Gaunt, London Cap/Collar badge to New Zealand Regular Force Cadets ( labelled as Unattached Officers on board), two loops to the reverse, maker J.R. Gaunt, London Collar badge to the New Zealand Medical Corps, crown removed/missing, two loops to the reverse Cap badge to the New Zealand Maori Contingent, loops replaced with pin fitting Collar badge to the New Zealand Army Chaplains Department, two blades to the reverse Collar badge to the New Zealand Army Staff Corps, two loops to the reverse, maker J.R. Gaunt, London Collar badge to the New Zealand Army Veterinary Corps, two loops to the reverse Collar badge to the New Zealand 1st ( Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry) Mounted Rifles , two loops to the reverse, maker J.R. Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand 2nd Queen Alexanders ( Wellington West Coast) Mounted Rifles, two loops to the reverse Collar badge to the New Zealand 3rd (Auckland ) Mounted Rifles, two loops to the reverse, maker J.R. Gaunt, London Collar badge to the New Zealand 4th (Auckland ) Mounted Rifles, two loops to the reverse, maker J.R. Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand 5th ( Otago Hussars) Mounted Rifles, two blades to the reverse Collar badge to the New Zealand 6th ( Manawatu) Mounted Rifles, two loops to the reverse, maker .J.R. Gaunt, London Shoulder title to the New Zealand Mounted Rifles, two loops to the reverse Collar badge to the New Zealand 7th ( Southland) Mounted Rifles, two loops to the reverse Cap badge to the New Zealand 9th ( Wellington East Coast) Mounted Rifles, slider to the reverse, maker J.W. Tiptaft & Sons, Birmingham Collar badge to the New Zealand 10th ( Nelson) Mounted Rifles, two loops to the reverse, maker J.R. Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand 11th ( North Auckland) Mounted Rifles, two blades to the reverse, maker J.R. Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand 12th ( Southland) Mounted Rifles, two loops to the reverse, maker J.R. Gaunt, London Collar badge to the New Zealand Machine Gun Corps, three loops to the reverse, maker J.R. Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand Post and Telegraph Corps, two loops to the reverse, maker J.R.Gaunt, London Collar badge to the New Zealand Cyclist Corps, two loops to the reverse Cap badge to the New Zealand Army Pay Corps, two blades to the reverse, maker J.R. Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand Dental Corps, two loops to the reverse, maker J.R. Gaunt, London Shoulder title to the New Zealand Field Artillery, two loops to the reverse, with a small size Royal Artillery Territorial Volunteers badge, pin fitting Collar badge to the New Zealand Field Artillery, two loops to the reverse Collar badge to the New Zealand Engineers, two loops to the reverse Cap/collar badge to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, two blades to the reverse, maker Gaunt, London, with a New Zealand Rifle Brigade shoulder title, two loops to the reverse Cap badge to the Corps of New Zealand Engineers, two loops to the reverse, maker Stokes & Sons, Melbourne, with a New Zealand Engineers shoulder title, two loops to the reverse Cap badge to the New Zealand Maori Pioneer Battalion, two blades to the reverse, maker J.R.Gaunt, London Cap badge to the New Zealand Army Service Corps, two loops to the reverse

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First World War trio and documentation to a boy soldier, 1914-15 Star (NO.12296 RFLMN. A KOOPER 2/ K.R.R.C.), British War Medal, and Victory Medal (R-12296 PTE.A.W. COOPER K.R.RIF.C.) (name misspelled KOOPER on 1914-15 Star) Albert William Cooper was born 29/7/1901, he enlisted, underage, in the army on 24/04/15 age 13, he was discharged from the army on the 15th January 1916 'Having made a mis-statement as to age on enlistment', his character assessment from the Rifle Depot, Winchester reads, ' A very plucky lad who did very well indeed during his short stay in the army- he is thoroughly honest and reliable- was four months at the front- a warehouseman by trade.', medal records show he went to France on 8th October 1915, Mr Cooper spent some time in the Mercantile Marine before rejoining the Kings Royal Rifle Corps on the 6th March 1920 serving until transferred to the Reserve on 6th February 1924. He joined the Metropolitan Police on 11th August 1924 and served in 'G' Division ( Finsbury) and 'K' Division (Stepney), he retired from the Met on 16th February 1951 with exemplary conduct, and died in 1974. Documentation includes Birth, Marriage and Death certificates, Army Discharge and Character certificates (first enlistment) Discharge and Character certificates, Soldiers Service and Pay Book (second enlistment), British Mercantile Marine Identity and Service certificate, Metropolitan Police Service Certificate signed by the Assistant Commissioner, two original photographs of Mr Cooper while a P.C. in 'G' Division, Mr Coopers 1960's/70's British passport with one visa stamp for the Soviet Union. A fine grouping to a very interesting man.