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MILITARIA

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MILITARIA

    Public Auction 261 Public Auction 261

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    Saturday, 24 October 2009 Saturday, 24 October 2009

    will be held on Level 3, Status International House,

    262 Castlereagh Street, Sydney

    MEDALS & MILITARIA

    Lots 9001 10294, commencing at 12:00 noon

    Viewing at Status International premises: 262 Castlereagh Street, Sydney

     thth Monday - Tuesday 18 19 October 2009 9.00am 5.00 pm

    th Wednesday 20 October 2009 9:00am 5.00 pm st Thursday 21 October 2009 9:00am 6:00 pm

    nd Friday 22 October 2009 8.00am - 6:00 pm rd Saturday 23 October 2009 9.00am - 12.00 noon Limited viewing on Thursday, Friday & Saturday (auction days), preference will be given to clients from outside Sydney.

    Proprietor: Militaria Describers: IT Administrator: Stewart Wright Paddy O’Brien Frank Zheng

     Ben Smith

    Business Manager: Stewart Wright Catalogue Production: Robert Morello Derek Brosnan Tseng Chiung-yao

     Mark Broemmer

Office Administrator: Auctioneer: Despatch/Shipping:

    Sabine Wincote Warren Elstub John Webber

     Carl Veen

    Status International

    : PO Box A2176, Sydney South, NSW 1235. AUSTRALIA

    ;: +61 (0)2 9267 4525 FAX: +61 (0)2 9267 6124

    Email : auction@statusint.com web: www.statusint.com

    The I S Wright Group

    I S Wright I S Wright I S Wright I S Wright

    Shop 23 Adelaide Arcade 208 Sturt St 241 Lonsdale St 262 Castlereagh St

    Rundle Mall BALLARAT MELBOURNE SYDNEY

    ADELAIDE, SA 5000 VIC 3350 VIC 3000 NSW 2000

    Ph: 08 8223 7603 Ph: 03 5332 3856 Ph: 03 9650 2345 Ph: 02 9264 7555 Fax: 08 8223-2129 Fax: 03 5331-6426 Fax: 03 9654 8825 Fax: 02 9264 2656

    Grant Morton Ben Smith David Carr David Allen

    adelaide@iswright.com.au ballarat@iswright.com.au melbourne@iswright.com.au sydney@iswright.com.au

    IMPORTANT NOTICES

    ROOM BIDDERS: Please note the venue for this sale is

    Level 3, Status International House, 262 Castlereagh St. Sydney.

    Most lots in this auction are sold on behalf of private vendors & as such are exempt from GST.

    All lots are sold GST inclusive, where applicable (A GST Tax invoice will be supplied on request)

    Bids are rounded up to valid bidding steps. For conditions of sale see reverse of bid-sheet.

    Buyer’s commission of 16.5% applies to all lots. Postage, packing &

    insurance are subject to GST

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    9008 ca.1900-24 Ships' Compass in spirit lamp housing, Sydney made, by E. Esdaile & Sons, Sydney "The Sirius" compass, liquid, Gimble mounted in brass spirit lamp all weather mounting, compass serial numbered "2390". The Esdaile Company started in Sydney in 1891, name change to "E. Esdaile & Sons, Sydney" by 1924, government contracts in Please Note. WWII. Compass & housing bearing the company's unique logo of "Sirius" (named after the flagship of the 1st fleet HMS "Sirius". Cleaned overall with lacquered finish, glass housing cover loose o/w Exc. ........... $500 --- $750 Starting time for this auction is 12.00 noon 9009 1908-15 Pattern (Australia) leather equipment holster for large frame revolver. Brown leather complete with cleaning rod tube/holder and belt flap with wide buckle. Scuffing to areas. Overall VGC. ............... $120 --- $150

    9010 ca1912 Magnificent early cadet or militia snake clasp belt. Green & MILITARIA COLLECTIONS gold cloth belt with brass adjustment buckle & 2 piece brass wire keepers with white metal snake attached. Minor fraying & fading. A very scarce & & ACCUMULATIONS interesting piece. . Fair-good condition. ....................................... $100 --- $200

    9011 1914-1919 Silver War Badges: Lot of 3 diff: vertical pin "A84660"; AUSTRALIA vertical pin "B245469"; horizontal pin :NZ1482". All hallmarked. With 9001 135 Australian Army 1930-40s metal Trade Badges. Pioneer (10), pin/lug on reverse. F/gF. A good lot showing the difference between New Machine Gunner (30), Marksman (15), Lewis Gunner (30), Bugler (40), Zealand & British badges. (3) ........................................................$50 -----$75 Bandsman (10). All unissued condition, most with backing plate & 9012 1914-1945 Small collection of WWI & WWII era personal equipment. pins.(135) Retail $2000+ plus GB NAAFI canteen British Armed Forces Some very sought after items inc a pattern 1915 canvas/leather small pack; Special Voucher 10p 6th Series. P-M47, original bundle of 100, cat Sam Brown belt minus shoulder strap; Patt 1925, 3 pocket ammo pouch; US$100. .......................................................................................$300--- $400 1942 dated mounted pattern water bottle & harness; leather instrument 9002 170 Badges: Mostly tinnies inc musical, political, birthdays, insurance, case & a pair of leather mounted troop leggings. Fair - GC.(8 items).donation, flags, smile, mothers, RSL clubs, Senior Citizens, animals, ..................................................................................................... $200 --- $300 Olympic etc. Wide range, many from 1930s-50s. (Approx 170). .$100--- $150 9013 1914-18 Trench art ashtray & cigarette lighter. 120mm shell cut down 9003 1789 Army List "A list of the Officer of the Army & Marines, with an base as ashtray. Top of the central 37mm mountain gun shell is removable index; a Succession of Colonels; and a list of the Officers of the Army & to expose the lighter. Fantastic & unusual. G-VF ......................... $150 --- $200 Marines on Half-pay, also with index". 37th edition War-Office, 25th 9014 1915 HMAS 'Sydney (I)' commemorative/patriotic tea cup. White May 1789, 412 pgs. With additional entries in ink, red Morocco leather Radford china with colour enamel glaze designs (both sides) of Federation binding, with gilt detailing, AF, spine complete, but has separated, Star over crossed Union & Australian National Flag with wreath over binding becoming/loose, so some pages detached but all present (well image of HMAS 'Sydney' & title "HMAS 'SYDNEY' DESTROYED THE worth rebinding), listings of name, unit, date of seniority of rank & in 'EMDEN' AT KEELING & COS ISLAND, NOV 9, 1914" Reverse with some cases postings. Rare, original Army & Marines list inc the names of large Australian coat of arms. Hairline cracks & minor chip. Minor age many of the 1st Fleet Officers (David Collins etc) .....................$1000-- $1500 toning. Overall GC. ...................................................................... $100 --- $150 9004 ca.1850 Convict type leg irons solid wrought construction with primitive 9015 1916 35th Infantry Battalion, AIF. 2nd Reinforcements, 9th Brigade, barrel screw lock fastening. With key. 4 x reinforced figure 8 chain link. 1916. B & W photo on card mount. Officers', NCO's & Men of 2nd Barrels stamped "4", crude make, but original Indian type issue REO's. Unit photo by "A. Galloway, Kurri Kurri & Cessnock". Flag laid c/1850-1890 used by Convict Department, Police & Prisons, large size on ground before the men & this has been hand coloured brown (to hoist) cuffs. Minor rust & pit. VGC. Original & very scarce. .................$500--- $750 & purple, vertically divided. Ball point (later) inscription to reverse, 9005 ca.1850 Convict type barrel screw-lock pr of handcuffs, comp with though not related. 275 x 228mm. Good clear image together with an key, not maker marked, but match numbered cuffs & key "71", alphabetical computer listing of 2nd REO's, 35 BN members. GC.$50 --- $100 swivel-joint link type. As used by Convict, Prisons & Police Departments 9016 1918 Trench art (bazaar made) Damascus 1918. German made until around 1900, traces of nickel plating. VGC. Original & scarce.$300$500 (Krupp, Jan 1917) Turkish 77mm shell case. Brass body with iron base. 9006 1899-1902 Boer War Australian nurse's Lord Kitchener mementoes. Body richly decorated with inlaid copper & silver Islamic designs & 3 silver teaspoons all engraved "Kroonstad" (Orange Free State), each floreate symbols. 3x cartouches to centre with silver inlay Islamic script & with an Imperial soldier design to the handle & a fancy twisted stem. Also "DAMASCUS 1918". Stands 280mm high. Tarnish, minor dents. Overall included is a period photo of the sisters & their quarters taken somewhere VGC. Highly unusual & attractive souvenir brought home by a Digger,