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3485 Pewter Tankard named to SS Strathmore - Click for the bigger picture SoldPewter Tankard named to SS Strathmore - It carries a Pacific & Orient plaque to the front with the ship's name above. The Strathmore weighed 23, 400 tons and was launched by HRH The Duchess of York in 1935, who was later to become HM Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. She served as a troop ship during the war and was broken up in 1969. The tankard is stamped on the base "English Pewter made in England" and is in excellent original conditon. Height 4.75" (11cm)
2578 Kreigsmarine Hygrometer/Thermometer - Click for the bigger picture SoldKreigsmarine Hygrometer/Thermometer - Used on U-Boats in WWII to test the salinity of sea water. Glass instrument with a thermometer and weighted base. The thermometer card is marked Grade Des Hundertteiligen thermometers. The exterior of the glass is faintly marked with a Kreigsmarine eagle with M below and is complete in the original card case. In near mint condition, one wonders how many of these delicate instruments have survived. Measures 13" (33cm)
1987 H.M.S. Dainty Speaking Tube - Click for the bigger picture SoldH.M.S. Dainty Speaking Tube - Original speaking tube mouthpiece in aluminium and brass with plaque named to Captain of Turret. On the heavy brass bolt is engraved H.M.S. Dainty and the date in roman numerals MCDLXXI. H.M.S. Dainty was a Destoyer, 2610 tons and measured 290 feet long. She was built in 1950 and carried 6 4.5" guns and we assume this speaking tube was removed from one of the turrets when she was broken up in 1971. Measures 8" (21 cm.)
1171 Bergen Line Glass Ashtray - Click for the bigger picture SoldBergen Line Glass Ashtray - with etched picture on base of Bergen Line vessel MS Venus. 4.3" (11cm) diameter.
2468 HMS Vendetta Trench Art Ashtray - Click for the bigger picture SoldHMS Vendetta Trench Art Ashtray - Made in brass, with ship's crest engraved to centre with the legend "Vindico" below. Vendetta was a V/W Class Destroyer, launched in 1917 and fought with distinction in WWII. She was transferred to the Australian Navy in 1932 and was scuttled off Sidney Heads in 1948. 6" (15.5 cm.)
1192 US Navy double sided Pistol Rack - Click for the bigger picture SoldUS Navy double sided Pistol Rack - for 6 point 45 calibre Colt Auto Pistols, Model 1911-A1. Stamped "Ord. Dr. No. 42807 Mfg. at Navy Yard, Phila." These racks enabled weapons to be issued quickly from the ship’s armoury in an emergency for use by boarding parties. A rare item of USN interest in excellent original condition. 18” x 16” (46 cms x 40 cm).
2925 HMS Savage Oil Tank Plaque - Click for the bigger picture SoldHMS Savage Oil Tank Plaque - An original brass plaque removed from the engine room of HMS Savage. She was a Destroyer, 1710 tons, built in 1942 and broken up in 1962. The plaque shows the full capacity of the number two diesel oil tank to be 3, 517 gallons or 13.22 tons and gives numerous dip stick measurements to check the fuel remaining. Stamped with the ship's name, 1942 and G20. We are only glad we don't have to pay to fill her up! Measures 12" (31cm)
551 Fine 6 Spoke Ship's Wheel - Click for the bigger picture SoldFine 6 Spoke Ship's Wheel - in varnished oak with solid brass hub and trim. This wheel was fitted on a London Tug boat. A quality wheel in a good size. Diameter - 30" (76 cm)
2008 SS Orantes Ashtray - Click for the bigger picture SoldSS Orantes Ashtray - Manufactured in brass with enamel crest to centre with the house flag of the Orient Line. Orantes was launched in 1929, was a passenger liner of 20, 000 tons and she remained in service until 1962. 10" (26 cm.)
3198 SS Orcades Pewter Tankard - Click for the bigger picture SoldSS Orcades Pewter Tankard - The ship's name has been engraved to the front. Three Orient Line vessels have carried this name. This item is likely to be from the last built by Vickers Armstrong and launched in 1947 and which replaced her predecessor sunk in WWII. In 1966 she came under the ownership of P&O and was taken out of service in 1972 to be broken up in Taiwan in 1973. The tankard is in good original condition and is stamped English pewter made in Sheffield to the base. 4" (10 cm).
1390 H.M.S Furious Presentation Vase - Click for the bigger picture SoldH.M.S Furious Presentation Vase - Small single stem vase in white metal with Royal Naval enamel crest to the front named to H.M.S. Furious. She was completed in 1918 as an Aircraft Carrier, 19, 100 tons with a length of 750 feet. She served throughout WWII and was broken up in 1948. The vase measures 3.75" (9 cm.). While small, it is beautifully formed and a nice souvenir from the age of "flat tops".
1499 Chrome Ashtray - Click for the bigger picture SoldChrome Ashtray - with red cross, anchor and sword motif with cast legend "Service de Sante Forces Francaises en Allemagne". Diameter 4.25" (11cm)
2348 HMS Victory Dominoes Set - Click for the bigger picture SoldHMS Victory Dominoes Set - A unique set of dominoes made by a Portsmouth dockyard worker, utilising scrap oak taken from timbers removed from HMS Victory during repairs and restoration in about 1910. The dominoes were used by the workers in their staff canteen during the lunch break. A pine box, in which they are contained, has hand written on the side No. 3 Shed, together with some original scores. A truly one off momento with an association to the most famous war ship in the Royal Navy.
3185 Muzzle Loading Long Gun - Click for the bigger picture SoldMuzzle Loading Long Gun - A detailed and beautifully made model of a ship's or coastal defence cannon crafted from steel and brass. Looks to be of the type used in the 19th century. Mounted on a wheel carriage and displayed on a hardwood base. No licence required. Barrel length 7.5" (19 cm)
695 French Colonial Service Keipi - Click for the bigger picture SoldFrench Colonial Service Keipi - in burgundy, black & gold. Maker's label Tailleur-Couturier Peris, Marseille. We understand this would have been worn by a Lieutenant Colonel Doctor of Medicine. In excellent original condition.
408 Silvered Gimbaled Electric Lamp - Click for the bigger picture SoldSilvered Gimbaled Electric Lamp - Chrome on brass. Some wear to chrome. Dates from 1950's.
416 Large Ship's Masthead Electric Lantern - Click for the bigger picture SoldLarge Ship's Masthead Electric Lantern - in brass & copper. C. 1945. 31cm x 33cm.
103 Wardroom Lamp - Click for the bigger picture SoldWardroom Lamp - Admiralty pattern Wardroom Lamp, heart shaped gimbal, heavy brass construction, c. 1914.
485 Gimbal Electric Lamp - Click for the bigger picture SoldGimbal Electric Lamp - Admiralty Pattern, Pat. AP 9009. Solid brass with heavy metal base. For desk or bulkhead (wall) mounting. Used by Royal Navy in WWII period. Minor crack to base.
1985 HMS Tarpon Presentation Gift - Click for the bigger picture SoldHMS Tarpon Presentation Gift - A mounted and framed scale from a Tarpon fish with Royal Naval badge to HMS Tarpon and a silvered engraving below reading "Presented to the Officers of HMS Tarpon by SS & C Co. March 1940." On the reverse is an undated newspaper cutting headed "Two Submarines Sunk. The loss of two British submarines was announced yesterday. They were Tarpon and Sterlet. The Tarpon was commanded by H J Caldwell." Subsequent research indicates she was sunk on 14th April, 1940 by the German Minesweeper M-6 in the North Sea, the month following the presentation of the plaque. 16 cm x 13.5 cm.
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