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Capture of La Pique 1795, by HMS Blanche under Capt Robert Faulknor off Guadeloupe. After Thomas Whitecombe. French Revolutionary Wars.
British Overseas: Bombay Army. Cavalry, Lancers Grenadiers, Infantry, Sappers and Miners.
Embroidery. Gold and Silver cap badges and ranks.
Capture of the Castor 1794. HMS Castor was regained by her British crew before she made a French port. After Thomas Whitcombe. French Revolutionary Wars.
Battle off Cabareta Point 1801. The Rea Carlos and San Hermenegildo in flames during the routing by Capt. James de Saumarez off the coast of Spain. After Thomas Whitecombe. Napoleonic Wars.
Single seater fighter. Signed in pencil with text on verso.
8 views of ships from numerous lines including the Red Star and White Star.
Armour: Knight of the Montford Family AD 1286.
20th Hussars, amalgamated to the King’s Royal Hussars.
Battle of Bidassoa, 1813. Wellington’s defeat of French forces during the peninsular campaign. After William Heath.
Battle of Balaclava. Charge of the Light Brigade. The infamous charge of the light brigade of Royal Lancers led by Lord Cardigan.
Camp of the Light Division. Consisting of the Royal Horse Artillery, the Royal Artillery and the Rifle Brigade.
Battle of Albuera. Marshal Beresford disarming a Polish lancer. After William Heath.
Portrait: Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson with signature.
Royal Irish Fusiliers 87th Princess Victoria’s, amalgamated to Royal Irish Rangers.
HAC, Rifles, Inns of Court, Civil Service, Irish, Scots, Westminster, Paddington, Engineers, Tower Hamlets, Artists, 2nd and 3rd London.
After battle with HMS Bonne Citoyenne under the command of Captain William Mounsey.
Embroidery. Tunics and sleeves for staff officers and military secretaries.
British Overseas: Bengal Army. Gurkhas, Sikhs, Cavalry and Infantry.
20th Hussars, amalgamated to the King’s Royal Hussars. Officer and Trumpeter, Review Order.
Indian Cavalry at Malta. Review of troopers by HRH the Duke of Cambridge.
Capture of the Genoise pirate ship Liguria off Gibraltar by HMS Espoire 1798. After Thomas Whitcombe.
Plan of the Battle of Krasnoi (16th, 17th, & 18th November, 1812) during the Napoleon’s retreat from Moscow. Shows the positions of the French and Russian armies, differentiating between infantry, cavalry, and artillery. The Battle of Krasnoi was one of the final engagements during the French retreat from Moscow and marked a decisive victory for the Russian forces. Despite saving much of the core of his army from destruction, Napoleon was forced to abandon most of his remaining artillery and supplies.
Battle of Waterloo after George Jones RA. Jones served in the Peninsular war, and was noted both for his realistic depictions of military engagements and striking resemblance to Wellington..
Ballooning: Hot air balloon used by the Montgolfier brothers. Key available.
10th Prince of Wales Own Royal Hussars, amalgamated to the Royal Hussars
Battle of Cape St Mary 1804. The British Squadron attack of Spanish frigates laden with gold from the Americas caused Spain to declare war. After Nicholas Pocock. Napoleonic Wars.
Plan of the Battle of Vitoria (21st June, 1813) during the Peninsular War. Shows the positions of the British and French armies. Vitoria was a significant victory for the Duke of Wellington as it broke the French army and forced a large-scale retreat from Spain. Despite relatively even numbers, both in combatants and casualties, the outcome was considered a major British victory as almost £1 million of supplies were captured after the French retreat.
Thirty-two types with a key and brief history of battle honours. After Major John Masters.
Sir Robert Calder’s Action off the coast of Cape Finisterre 1805. Calder’s ship the ‘Prince of Wales’ in the foreground. After Thomas Whitcombe. Napoleonic Wars.
Double view with decorative border showing a sailor’s rite of passage on crossing the equator and the waterspout or sea tornado.
British Overseas: Ceylon. Gun Lascar Corps.
Twelve drills from Dress to the Right to Ram down Cartridge (11th).
British Army Overseas: 9th Bengal Cavalry. Officers and Troopers.
Map showing the Battle of Austerlitz, fought between Napoleon’s Grande Armée against the Austrian and Russian armies. It was considered one of Napoleon’s greatest victories.
Battle of St Jean De Luz, 1813. Squirmish during the Battle of the Nive and Arcangues. After William Heath.
Spanish soldier on Spanish Guard with Italian soldier on Italian Guard.
Dramatic bombing of the Dortmund-Ems Canal by Flight Lieutenant Learoyd, VC with explanatory text.
Dogger (1), Galley under sail (2) Galley rowing (3), Ship with sails fully extended and partially (4,5).
Battle of Bhurtpore 1826. Text on verso.
1st Battalion Middlesex Regiment, amalgamated to the Queen’s Regiment. Cap badge and colours.
Plan of the Dutch and British Fleets during the Battle of Camperdown on the 11th October 1797.
Dutch Second Rate 1670. Ranked on the basis of being over 500 tons with less than 90 guns.
Tournament (Tournay): A medieval tournament.
Lancer Regiments: 12th, 2nd and 9th.
British Warships: Destroyers. Cross-section of interior, Tribal class at exercise and HMS Lightening. With text.
Victorian Mounted Rifles. Australia.
Lighthouse: A view of the third Eddystone Lighthouse designed by John Smeaton with cross section of the lighthouse and light room.
Prince Arthur served in the Army for 40 years in various parts of the Empire and was the King’s representative for Canada during WWII.
Artillery:1. Partridges (cannon charge of several missiles fired at once), 2 & 3 Petards (small bombs), and 4 an Infernal (volley gun).
6th Regiment Hussars. Canada.
Sketches during the First Anglo-Boer War.
Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté. With his signature below.
Battle of Cape St Vincent 1797. Admiral Sir John Jervis defeating a larger Spanish fleet off Portugal. After Thomas Whitcombe. French Revolutionary Wars.
Long range night bomber with twin Rolls Royce kestrel engines.
Battle of Copenhagen during Napoleonic Wars. Plan showing the positions of the Danish and British Fleets on 2nd April 1801.
Badge: 4th Irish Dragoon Guards (Royal Irish).
Ships: Galley with a canvas tent protecting the rowers and a Frigate with 40 to 50 cannons and three masts.
Royal Navy: Commander, Captain, Admiral, Surgeon Lieutenant, Sub-Lieutenant.
Pair of maps showing the Battle of Wagram 1809. Shows the French and Austrian positions over the course of the two-day battle.
Harry Grace a Dieu or Great Harry: Two views of the flagship of Henry VIII from a depiction in the Anthony Roll, a tudor naval record at the Pepys Library.
Battle of Barossa, 1811. General Graham’s notable victory over the French during the march to Cadiz. After William Heath.
Charge of Light Brigade. Battle of Balaclava with portrait of Lord Scarlett.
Camp of the 3rd Division commanded by Gen. Lt. Sir Richard England. The division fought in the Battle of Alma and at the Siege of Sevastopol.
Resulting from the action against the Boulogne flotilla by Naiad, Rinaldo, Redpole and Castilian. 21st September 1811.
The Anglo-Dutch Fleet under Admiral Lord Exmouth battled to end the enslavement of Europeans by Omar Agha, Dey of Algiers. After the paintings by Thomas Luny.
Pilot, Plane and the Complete Flying course.
Capture of Le Desius by HRMS Lapwing after destroyoing the French Brig Vaillante off Anguilla 1796. After Thomas Whitcombe. French Revolutionary Wars.
British Bombers and Fighters. Types of military aircraft forming equipment of R.A.F. squadrons at home and abroad.
Ballooning: Montgolfier, Blanchard, Charles & Roberts, and Lunardi’s hot-air balloons: With view over Chester from a balloon.
Shooting the Beam: Machinegunning from the cockpit. After Howard Leigh.
Imperial Yeomanry Regiments: Fifty six badges of regiments in Great Britain and Ireland.
Crossing the Equatorial Line: A view of the naval ritual for Neptune, god of the seas.
Uniforms of the British Army Past and Present.
Battle of the Boyne: Engraved by John Chapman.
India and South Africa. Cavalry and Infantry.
Sailing ship going downwind. Nautical architecture after Captain Henry Sbonski de Passebon.
Battle of Paardeberg. Regiments under Geberak Cronje and Lord Roberts.
Matelots: Sailors disembarking in Brazil. Matelot, Dutch for bed companion, was slang for sailors as they shared hammocks.
Foot Guard: Royal Scot Fusilier on horse with a Grenadier and a Coldstream on foot.
8th King’s Royal Irish Hussars, amalgamated to the Queen’s Royal Irish Hussars.
Pictorial evolution of the uniform from 1660 to 1834.
Rear Guard 4th Ghurkha rifles. After Maj. Alfred Lovett.
Defeat of French Division before Badajos, 1811. After William Heath.
Plan of the Battle of Maloyaroslavets (24th October, 1812) during Napoleon’s retreat from Russia. Shows the Russian and French positions. Maloyaroslavets was an important battle during Napoleon’s retreat from Russia. Located about 80 miles southwest of Moscow, Maloyaroslavets blocked the route to Kaluga, Napoleon’s preferred method of retreat. Despite winning the battle, Napoleon was forced to accept that his preferred southern route out of Russia through Kaluga was no longer viable, and instead marched further north towards Smolensk through harsh winter conditions.
Placing the Waterloo colours at Wellington Barracks.
Koojak Pass, Balochistan: The first of three descents by the British Army of the Indus through the perilous pass. First Anglo Afghanistan War:
Cap badge and colours. ‘A’ company of the London regiment.
Last Shot in the Soudan: After the celebrated war artist RC Woodville. First Anglo-Sudan War:
Battle of Aliwal.
Cap badge and colours.
Battle of Albuera. Marshal Beresford engaged with the Polish Lancer.
1st Royal Dragoons, amalgamated to the Blues and Royals. Trooper of the first rank.
Off the coast of Corfu by HMS Belle Poule under command of Captain James Brisbane.15 February 1809.
First Class Battleship.
Royal Scots Greys: Second Dragoons in marching order.
Battle of Trafalgar. Two plans of the British, French, and Spanish fleets on 21st October, 1805. The first plan shows the famous ‘Nelson Touch’ as the two lines of the British fleet approached the enemy at a right angle, hoping to break the enemy line. The second plan shows the resulting engagement with Nelson’s flagship, H.M.S. Victory, at the centre. Sold as a pair.
Steel armoured twin-screw turret-ship.
HMS Queen. First class twin screw battleship.
Rangoon: The Army in formation with the earliest depiction of a Congreve Rocket. First Anglo Burmese War.
Battle of Cape Ortegal 1805. Sir Richard Strachan’s capture of four French ships completed Nelson’s victory at Trafalgar. After Thomas Whitcombe. Napoleonic Wars.
WWII: American Military Decorations, Awards and Service Ribbons. With description of appropriate protocols and dress.
Originally formed in 1689, the Rifles chose to disband rather than be amalgamated in 1968.
Battle of Inkermann: Second Charge of the Foot Guards retaking the Sandbag battery.
Sixteen medals awarded between 1842-1866 including the Crimea.
Military and Naval Medals: Sixteen types awarded between 1867-1884 including the Victoria Cross.
First Class Battleship.
The oldest regiment in the British Army.
HMS Victoria and Albert: The Royal Yacht.
British Army: One hundred and fourteen Colours of the Army.
Twelve drills from Return Ramrods (12th) to Shoulder Firelock (23rd).
Double view with decorative border of the names of the Winds in English and in Dutch.
Battle of Tel El Kebir: Bird’s Eye with key of General Wolseley’s victory over the Egyptian forces.
Battle of Tel -El-Kebir. Charge of the Highland Brigade.
Guards: Uniforms of different ranks of the Grenadier, Coldstream, Scots and Irish Guards after the military artist Richard Simkin.
Battle of Waterloo. Two plans showing the beginning and end of the battle. Sold as a pair.
Plan of the Battle of Jena–Auerstedt in October 1806, fought between Napoleon I of France and Frederick William III of Prussia and resulting in a French victory.
Battle of Salamonda, 1809. Retreat led by Marshal de Soult after the defeat at Oporto. After William Heath.
Battle of Trafalgar: ‘England Expects That Every Man Will Do His Duty’. Admiral Horatio Nelson’s famous signal at the commencement of the Battle of Trafalgar 21st October 1805.
Martinsyde Elephant single seater fighter: Signed in pencil with text on verso.
Battle of Cape St Vincent. The Salvador del Munda disabled by the Victory.
Capture of La Gloire 1795, by HMS Astraea under Captain Lord Henry Paulet near the Bay of Biscay. After Thomas Whitecombe. French Revolutionary Wars.
Diplomatic Consul. Household half dress, 1st Class minister full dress, Consul dress and Consul undress.
First Madras Pioneers. India.
1st Class Cruiser – Belted.
Showing the techniques of taking a principal bastion. Based upon the Siege of Barcelona in 1714 during the War of Spanish Succession.
Charge of the Heavy Brigade of Royal Scots Greys. Crimean War.
Plan of the Battle of Alexandria fought on 21st March, 1801 during the Napoleonic Wars. British positions are in red and French positions are in blue. Pale red and blue lines show the troop positions before and after the battle. Cavalry, infantry, and artillery are distinguished by different symbols.
Battle of Albuera, 1811. Peninsular campaign. After William Heath
Map of Egypt showing the routes of the British and French armies during Napoleon’s Egyptian campaign of 1798-1801. Two insets show the Battle of the Pyramids and the Battle of Aboukir, two critical skirmishes between the French and Ottoman armies.
Silver Short Aluminium Aeroplane: View over Rochester and the Medway.
The Third Gurgkhas. India.
Nine views of Aeronautical inventions including the Autogiros, airships and early helicopters. With text.
Canadian Mounted Troops. The Colonial Procession Passing through Trafalgar Square.
Capture of the Spanish frigate Santa Dorotea by HMS Lion off Cartagena in 1798. After Thomas Whitcombe. French Revolutionary Wars.
Boats: Yacht, Longboat and Gondola.
Armour: Knight of the Birmingham Family AD 1420.
The Battle of Trafalgar: After C Stanfield, R.A.
Household Cavalry. Lt General Lord de Ros. Life Guards. SPY.
British Army: One hundred and twelve regimental crests and badges.
1st Royal Dragoons, amalgamated to the Blues and Royals. Trooper of the First Rank, review order.
Dive Bombers: After Howard Leigh.
Boats: Phoenician boat, Ancient war boat and state boat of King Hieron of Syracuse and Sicily.
Milford Haven 1405. Lord Berkeley destroying the French fleet off the coast.
A much decorated officer, Scots Guards, Paget fought most notably in the 2nd Boer War with Lord Roberts. SPY.
Scots Guards: Wellington Barracks by Buckingham Palace. The Scots Guards saluting the Colours before going on Guard for the Day.
Battle of St. Domingo 1806. The Royal Navy’s under Sir Admiral John Duckworth defeating the French in the last battle of the Napoleonic Wars. After Thomas Whitecombe. Napoleonic Wars.
Set of Four. Ships at Sea. A Calm, a Fresh Gale, a Squall and a Shipwreck.
Battle of Montevideo, 1807. Campaign on the River Plate. After William Heath.
Battle of Kassassin, August 1882. Moonlight charge by the Household Cavalry.
Battle of Grijo1809. The successful defeat by Wellington of the 2nd attempt to invade Portugal. After William Heath.
Battle of Morales,1813. British Hussars defeating the French cavalry. After William Heath.
Single seater fighter. Signed in pencil with text on verso.
Ships: Royal Navy Cutter with 8-13 canons and a three mast Merchant Ship without canons.
Artillery:1. Scorpion, 2. Catapullta, 3. Balista, 4. Lyonors, and a Warcart 5. covered and 6. uncovered with muskateers.
Battle of Goojerat.
Les Bobards: WWII German propaganda poster aimed at discrediting Radio Londres broadcasts in occupied France. Grotesque birds representing De Gaulle, freemasons, and Jews swarm from a radio tower in London.
British Ships: Six views including the Royal Anna, the Royal Sovereign and different 2nd and 3rd rates.
Twelve drills from Present Arms (24th) to Shoulder Firelock (35th).
Cavalry Regiments including Scots Greys, Lancers, Hussars, Dragoons, Life Guards, RAC, RA and Coldstream. With key.
Battle of Vimiera, 1808. Wellington’s defeat of the first French attempt to invade Portugal. After William Heath.
Plan illustrating the position of the Allies under Lord Wellington during the Siege of Badajos (Badajoz) during the Spanish Peninsular War.
Armaments for use in sieges by land and sea. With key in German.
Royal Welsh Fusiliers 23rd, amalgamated to the 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh.
Departmental Staff. Medical, Vetinary Commisary.
Battle of the Nile, Napoleonic Wars. Plan showing the positions of the British and French fleets on 1st August, 1798. Small inset map of the Bay of Aboukir showing the scene of action. This battle was a great victory for Horatio Nelson who was afterwards given the honorary title Baron of the Nile.
Tournament (Tournay): Champion’s challenge at the Coronation of George III.
Capture of La Prevoyante and La Raison by HMS Thetis and HMS Hussar 1795. After Thomas Whitcombe. French Revolutionary Wars.
Capture of La Forte by HMS Sybille off Bengal 1799. After Thomas Whitcombe. French Revolutionary Wars.
Battle of Ulundi: 15,000 Ingobamkhosi led by Uumntwana Ziwedu Kampande were defeated by some 4,000 infantry and cavalry under Lord Chelmsford. Anglo-Zulu War.
Battle of Plassey. British East India Company victory over the Nawab of Bengal and the French 1757.
Battle of Aboukir. Bonaparte leading the battle in 1799 to defeat the Ottoman Army.