Lot 9

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Auction start:

Saturday 27th April 2019

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Description

Early 18th Century flintlock boxlock pocket pistol with cannon barrel, white metal inlay to the grip. barrel length 2cm overall 16.5cm

Category

Militaria


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Group of four medals and documentation relating to a Gulf War Veteran, 1962 General Service Medal with clasp Northern Ireland (24249108 FUS. T. McGUINESS.RHF) Gulf Medal 1990-91 with clasp 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991 (24249108 WO2 T. McGUINESS RHF.) Accumulated Campaign Service Medal (2429108 SGT. T. McGUINESS RHF.) Regular Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (24249108 SSGT T. McGUINESS RHF. ) together with a group of four miniatures of the same medals,a boxed Kuwait Liberation Medal 4th grade, a boxed Saudi Liberation of Kuwait Medal,a pair of ID discs to 24249108 McGuiness.T. , a desk plinth with a 20 mm shell mounted to the top and brass plate engraved 'WO2 McGuiness 1st Battalion Royal Highland Fusiliers', a bronze statuette of a RHF soldier with brass plate engraved 'To WO2 McGuiness from Milan Pl' , a framed well worn Glegarry with embroidered gold bullion badge, a Royal Highland Fusiliers Glengarry badge with two loops to the reverse, a pair of bronzed RHF collar badges. Documentation includes, Warrant Officers Royal Warrant in the name of Thomas McGuiness dated 14th October 1988, Certificate from the WO's and Senior NCO's Mess of the Royal Highland Fusiliers to WO McGuiness on the completion of his 22 years service with the Regiment, various course certificates, notes from a presentation given by WO2 McGuiness about his service in the Gulf War, personal photos from the Gulf War campaign, a retrospective account written by WO2 McGuiness of his 22 years in the army from 21st May 1971 to 23rd May 1993, WO2 McGuiness served in Northern Ireland, the Gulf War, Singapore,Hong Kong, Canada, Belize, and took part in the Edinburgh Military Tattoo on three occasions, a very interesting grouping to a fine British soldier.