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Shelter by Benjamin Rubin
An original pastel drawing of civilians taking shelter whilst aircraft bomb their village, during the Civil War in Spain 1936-1939.
Benjamin Rubin (1896-1998) was born in Austria and came to the USA as a child. He was a graduate of the Cooper Union School of Art in New York in 1919 and the National Academy of Design in New York in 1924. He worked as an etcher, engraver, pastelist, water colourist and painter. His work was shown at the Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences, Washington Museum of Fine Art, The Artist’s Union Baltimore, Carnegie Institute, and Smithsonian.
Mounted, framed and glazed. Frame 33 x 36cms, image 18 x 22cms. In excellent condition

Code: 53249Price: 210.00 GBP


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USSR. Bust of Lenin
Bust of Lenin in heavy white metal, period item. 20cms high. No maker or designer details.
In good condition

Code: 53250Price: 28.00 GBP


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1914-18 Documents of Private W Turner, Worcestershire Regiment
Documents of 47774 Private William Turner, "C" Company, 2nd Battalion the Worcestershire Regiment. Comprising: Army form Z.18 Certificate of Employment During the War; Home Defence Protection Certificate and Certificate of Identity; Soldiers Service and Pay Book AB64; National Registration Acts certificate of occupation; Memorandum from the Royal Arsenal Woolwich for employment; National Health Insurance card; National Health Insurance contribution book; 2x Transport and General Workers contribution cards
In very good condition

Code: 53252Price: 22.00 GBP


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London General Omnibus Company Headdress Badge 1913
A rare nickel-silver and navy blue enamel cap badge, 6.5 x 3.5 cms, with lugs and split pin. This badge was introduced for wear by LGOC bus crews in 1913 and remained in wear until the creation of the London Passenger Transport Board in 1934. It is interesting to note that the LGOC drivers, deployed with their buses, to transport troops in France/Flanders during 1914-18 war would have been wearing this badge.
Enamel perfect, requires cleaning in very good condition

Code: 53260Price: 55.00 GBP


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General Strike 1926 Award Certificate
Issued by the London General Omnibus Company Limited to Mr RC Hubbard who acted as a Volunteer during the General Strike, 4th to 14th May 1926. Contained in its period glazed frame.
In very good condition

Code: 53248Price: 15.00 GBP


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British Commonwealth Forces
Machine woven in silk thread on blue silk. The formation sign worn by personnel of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force in Japan.
Removed from uniform, otherwise in very good condition

Code: 53246Price: 5.00 GBP


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Special Proficiency Pay Qualification Badge
SP within a wreath, machine embroidered in while and brown on khaki felt. Typical WWII manufacture with glue back.
“Personnel granted special proficiency pay or its equivalent” – Army Order 41 of 1938, details increases of pay for soldiers in two parts, those granted early in a soldiers service, and those granted later as a result of good conduct. Discontinued in 1950
Unworn condition

Code: 53245Price: 3.00 GBP


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Army Air Corps Qualification Wings
Three AAC qualification wings, for Pilot, Observer, and Air-Gunner. All machine embroidered. The Air-Gunner wing on olive green backing for the flight suit, the Pilot and Observer on dark blue/black.
(3) Removed from uniform, otherwise in very good condition

Code: 53244Price: 12.00 GBP


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Trade Badge for Rough-Rider & Riding Instructor
A light khaki edged in grey spur, machine embroidered on khaki felt. Worn neck upwards on the upper right arm by qualified Rough-Riders, Riding Instructors and Remount Trainers.
The Rough-Rider is responsible for breaking-in new horses and new recruits for the cavalry.
Unworn, as new condition

Code: 53243Price: 6.00 GBP


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3rd King's Own Hussars Headdress Badge, Titles, Collar Badges Set
3rd King's Own Hussars badges comprising: headdress badge with slider, locally cast brass shoulder titles, brass locally cast collar badge, facing collar badges. Generally in very good condition

Code: 53226Price: 20.00 GBP

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