Collectors Items, including Great War Crested China & Period Costume | 26 February 2013
Model of British Aerial Torpedo by Arcadian China, Rd.
Sold for £110
Model of British Aerial Torpedo by Arcadian China, Rd.No. 657210, (Naldon), 100mm high.
Model of German Zeppelin Bomb No. 177 by Shelley China, (Chelmsford), 85mm high.
See Robert Southall, Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty (The First World War through the eyes of the Heraldic China Manufacturers) Milestone Publications, 1982, p.75.
Model of Mills Bomb by Savoy China, (Deal), 90mm high.
Model of Cannon Shell by Savoy China, (Lille), inscribed 'Iron Rations For Fritz', 'Lille, Captured By The Germans Sept 1914', 75mm high
Model of Cannon Shell, unmarked (114), (Royal Air Force), 75mm high.
Model of Cannon Shell No. 175 by Shelley China, (Royal Artillery), 90mm high.
Model of Cannon Shell by Cyclone, (Borough of Battersea), 75mm high. (7)
Mills Bomb - Small chip to top rim. Some glazed over factory flaws to top. Lille Shell - Two small chips to base rim. Royal Air Force Shell - Some gilding wear. Ariel Torpedo - Some gilding wear.
Tuesday 26 February 2013, 10.00am
Bristol Auction Rooms
St. John's Place
23rd February 9.30am – 1.00pm
25th February 9.30am - 6.00pm
Morning of sale from 9.00am