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Mk I anti-tank drill rifle grenade, No 94, with detonator cover and transit case, 1955 (c). Ammunition 1978-03-24
Map case, 1900; in three folding panels; the outer panels have transparent talc pockets which held maps; when folded the front has six compartments for pencils and straps fixed to a suspension ring at the top; inside is inscribed with the owners name, Capt F C Henekar, 2nd Bn Prince of Wales' Leinster Regiment. Equipment, general 1968-01-42
Memoir of service about life with the Auxiliary Territorial Service at Bletchley Park, written by Marie Bennett (nee Le Blond), nd; associated with World War Two, Home Front (1939-1945). Archives 1996-11-13
Walking stick, 1945; polished redwood staff with a carved head in the form of a soldier standing at ease in tropical kit and bush hat; the staff flares out to form a plinth for him to stand on and below this is a silver plaque inscribed with the dedication to Maj Gen W A Dimoline, CBE MC from 5th Bn King's African Rifles. Equipment, general 1968-06-9
3.5 in anti-tank rocket launcher, with practice projectile, 1955 (c); serial number A6119. Artillery 1978-02-48
3.5 in anti-tank rocket launcher, with practice projectile, 1955 (c); serial number A6119. Ammunition 1978-02-48
Laser copy of a plan of the battle of Bareilly, 21 Apr 1816. Maps 1996-11-14
Mk I Hales patent No 3 rifle grenade, used during World War One (1914-1918), 1916; segmented steel, cylindrical head, with metal cap painted grey, with vane ring, sleeve, split pin and muzzle clips intact; marked on top of head with initials 'GTL' and date; brass ring is marked with '3 1916', 'No 3-1' and initials BZ; vane ring is painted with FFE (free from explosives); rod painted with 'Inert'. Ammunition 1976-08-24
Writing box, 1842-1850 (c); made of wood, originally covered with black leather which is now missing on the front and sides; the leather on the top is impressed, 'ASSISTANT QUARTER MASTER GENERAL/ NORTH & MIDLAND DISTRICT; the centre of the lid bears a brass handle and there is a circular brass lock on the front. Equipment, general 1968-06-10
Hales patent No 2 hand grenade, Tonite or Mexican, used during World War One, 1916 (c); cylindrical brass with segmented cast iron ring near head, pin intact, no striker; long cane in two pieces, divided by a brass collar in middle, with single tape streamer; stamped with maker's name, The Cotton Powder Company Limited, London, and on ring painted with 'inert' and broad arrow over 22. Ammunition 1976-08-24
Document case, 1850-1855 (c); made of one strip of soft leather, which is folded over at the bottom to form a pocket; the whole folds into three sections; a thin leather strap forming six loops is stitched down the centre; the regimental number '1041' is printed on the outside; owned by Pte Thomas Shallcross, 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards. Equipment, general 1968-08-18
Mk I No 19 hand grenade, used during World War One, 1914-1918; pear shaped with segmented cast iron body, similar to Mills Bomb type, with brass striker case at top end; handle screwed with brass nut and ring into grenade, with streamers; striker marked with 'PB4 16', and ring painted with grenade number and 'inert'. Ammunition 1976-08-24
Mk I Newton Pippin No 22 rifle grenade, used during World War One, 1916 (c); segmented cast iron body, of conical shape, tapering towards rod, painted grey, with black steel clip on top end; long steel rod with copper gas check on bottom end; marked with initials 'V A S' on body and with '230, FFE (free from explosives), inert' painted on body and rod; made at Hazebrook, France. Ammunition 1976-08-24
Two replica brass badges which may have been intended to adorn a band stand music stand, 1960 (c): one in the form of a grenade bearing on the front a chromium plated French eagle finial on a plinth bearing the number 8; one in the form of a crown surmounted by a lion; associated with the Royal Irish Fusiliers. Equipment, general 1968-12-8
Anti-tank rifle grenade No 68, used during World War Two, 1940-1945; bell shaped metal body with cylindrical wall, with pin and label; shaped charge cone and top plate kept in position by screwed collar; four finned tail and round disc base plate; marked on body with 'inert', grenade number and ' AT GTL/ 42'. Ammunition 1976-08-24
Writing case, 1855 (c); wooden box covered in brown leather; hinged lid which is secured by a leather strap coming from the front bottom and fastening by a brass lock; inside are six compartments separated by wooden dividers; the remains of a label indicate that the box may have been used by a hospital sergeant of the 97th (Earl of Ulster's) Regiment. Equipment, general 1968-12-23
Model gun, 1990 (c); metal miniature ornament of the Zam-Zammah Gun; with brass colouring, mounted on a black wooden plinth; the gun was immortalised by Rudyard Kipling's book 'Kim', and is now at Lahore, Pakistan; made in Pakistan. Models 1999-06-71
Mk I rifle grenade No 39, used during World War One, 1914-1918; grey cylindrical body with brass cap, hollow and split; long steel cane; brass ring on head stamped with maker's name G B & S Limited, and grenade number and dimensions. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Recipe for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps biscuits, World War One; devised by the donor's great-grandfather; associated with World War One (1914-1918). Archives 1996-11-15
Mk I rifle grenade No 35, used during World War One, 1918; green, steel cylindrical body with painted red and green bands, with striker and creep spring inside; long metal cane with sleeve and split pin; head stamped with grenade number and date, and initials 'G T L'. Ammunition 1976-08-15
King James edition of the bible, printed in Edinburgh 1767; the bible was reputedly given to John Moore in 1770 as inscription suggests; the bible has been in the donor's family since 1900; the family is descended from Moore's aunt, Ann Simson (?). Archives 1996-11-16
Hales Mk I .303 in rifle grenade No 3, used during World War One, 1914-1918; segmented cylindrical steel body with pink band painted around base, with striker and creep spring inside; vane ring, sleeve, split pin and muzzle grips intact; long steel cane; marked on top of head with initials 'B W I S London' and on vane ring with maker's name, The Cotton Powder Company Limited,London and 'Hales Patent'. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Folding camp chair, 1854 (c); the sides and the legs are formed from eight parallel wooden bars which are hinged on an axis beneath the seat; the seat is formed from two sets of bars hinged on either side; curved armrests and back; woodwork painted green; owned by Capt Thomas Smith, 90th (Perthshire Volunteers) Light Infantry and used by him at the siege of Sevastopol, Crimea 1854. Furniture 1969-05-21
Mills bomb No 5 hand grenade, used during World War One, 1915; oval cast iron segmented body with handle and split pin; marked on base plate with grenade number and maker's name P B and Company. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Ammunition belt, 1895 (c); strip of raw hide; one end is attached to an ammunition box and the stripwould pass around the body and be tied to a loop on the other side; the box consists of a blackleather base, passing up and over the front; inside are twelve cartridge loops each containing awhite wood cylinder which held gunpowder charges; a bullet box is attached to the side of thepouch; taken in West Africa during the 2nd Ashanti War. Equipment, general 1969-06-11
Mk I No 28 hand grenade, possibly gas grenade, used during World War One, 1918; spherical cast iron body with brass cap, split pin and ring and striker pellet and replacement shearing wire; marked on body with grenade number, date and initials DFC. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Mk III No 1 hand grenade, used during World War One, 1914-1918; cylindrical brass body with segmented iron ring in middle; long beechwood handle with four tape streamers and saftey pin. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Mk IL Mills bomb, No 19 hand grenade, used during World War One, 1916; segmented oval cast iron body with striker case at top end and steel striker; wood handle with three streamers; marked with initial E and possibly maker's initials, 'E & S' 1916' on top of striker. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Rifle grenade No23 Mk I - No5 Mills Bomb fitted with metal rod tail; brass baseplate 1916 (c). Ammunition 1976-08-15
Mk I Mills bomb No 36 hand grenade, used during World War One, 1914-1918; with metal base disc; marked on base plug with grenade number and initials 'T W S'; cylindrical cut type discharger with conical base, adjusting shutter and foresight retaining levers, marked with manufacturer's name, Components Limited, Birmingham and on base with B over 62, 'S & B' and arrow over crown over B over 62. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Mk I Mills bomb No 36 hand grenade, used during World War One, 1914-1918; with metal base disc; marked on base plug with grenade number and initials 'T W S'; cylindrical cut type discharger with conical base, adjusting shutter and foresight retaining levers, marked with manufacturer's name, Components Limited, Birmingham and on base with B over 62, 'S & B' and arrow over crown over B over 62. Equipment, general 1976-08-15
No 44 anti-tank rifle grenade, 1918-1931; cylindrical grey soldered tinplate body with dome ends with plug and filler plug on top; underneath body is a brass safety ring with pin; metal cane with khaki cloth skirt 'canvas vane'. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Collection of five items used by Capt A B Dale, 1st County of London Yeomanry (Middlesex, Duke of Cambridge's Own): respirator and case, 1916; two map cases of leather and talc, 1914 (c); waterbottle of steel and enamel, 1914 (c); mess tin, 1914. Equipment, general 1969-06-29
Collection of five items used by Capt A B Dale, 1st County of London Yeomanry (Middlesex, Duke of Cambridge's Own): respirator and case, 1916; two map cases of leather and talc, 1914 (c); waterbottle of steel and enamel, 1914 (c); mess tin, 1914. Scientific Instruments 1969-06-29
Mk III No 34 'egg' grenade, used during World War One, 1914-1918; smooth, cast-iron egg shaped body with striker, shear wire and spit pin with ring, covered in yellow varnish or hardened luting; marked with 'E' in a diamond red band on flat surface below shear wire. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Commemorative note (1 dinar) issued on the 2nd anniversary of the Liberation of Kuwait, 26 Feb 1993; 2 examples, an envelope and a card of the donor. Archives 1996-11-18
Photograph of the military cadets from Britain, France, Belgium and the Netherlands who took part in an athletics contest at either St Cyr or Sandhurst, 1953 (c). Photographs 1996-11-19
Course material from the 15 Psychological Operations Group Defence Intelligence and Security School [first 49 papers are RESTRICTED UNTIL 2027]; the remaining two are an unclassified handout and a paper entitled 'Emergency in Malaya: The psychological dimension', written by Archie Derry in 1982. Archives 1996-11-20
German 'egg' hand grenade, used during World War One, 1914-1918; cast iron egg shaped grenade, painted black, with small wire loop on top of ignitor. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Mk III No 34 'egg' hand grenade, used during World War One, 1918; smooth cast iron egg shaped body with striker, shear wire and split pin with ring; body marked with grenade number and date. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Mk I time and percussion No 82 shell fuse, 1911 (c); aluminium dome cap with brass upper and lower rings with lockets for time setting; aluminium base with time graduation 0-40 with 10ths marked and RH threaded 2 inch gauge; brass base plate with muslin disc in centre. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Mk III L No 31 time shell fuse, converted fuse T and P No 80 with cylinder for same), 1911 (c); aluminium cap with hexagonal top drilled for safety pin; brass upper and lower time rings; tin cylinder painted lime green; marked on nose cap with fuse number and initials 'I C', 'V S M' and numbers '11/16' and '365'. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Mk I percussion spigot No 146 mortar fuse; grey steel cylindrical body, with spring tape for ejecting safety bar, and brass 'U' bracket; marked with '7/17', fuse number, initials 'C A V' and 'Lot No 1159'. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Mk I percussion spigot No 146 mortar fuse; grey steel cylindrical body, with spring tape for ejecting safety bar, pin and brass 'U' bracket; marked with fuse number, broad arrow, initials 'C A V' and 'Lot No 166'. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Mk V percussion spigot No 146 mortar fuse; grey steel cylindrical body, with spring tape for ejecting safety bar and brass 'U' bracket; marked with fuse number, '10/18', 'F/M', broad arrow and 'Lot No 26'. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Percussion spigot No 146 mortar fuse; grey steel cylindrical body, sectioned with single band steel clip. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Percussion spigot No 146 mortar fuse; grey steel cylindrical body, sectioned with single band steel clip, complete with pin; marked with maker's name, V P Limited, and /. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Mk V Hotchkiss percussion base fuse; marked on base with 'IV' initials 'TE' and 'VSM', 9/18 and 3 over arrow over N. Ammunition 1976-08-15
British clockwork time fuse, (the 2 in gauge denotes that this is either the No 30, 28 or 29, or the No 200 series); brass body with clockwork mechanism in casing with alloy base plate and ring above base with four indentations. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Time or time and percussion fuse, possibly of German or Russian origin; aluminium body with nose cap, ring and time ring graduated clockwise 0-140 with 10th graduations gauge; ring above time ring marked with initials 'Y A' and 'K' above a red line; base marked with 'K N 6' and '26 B M'. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Two copies of a list: List of the Recipients of the Victoria Cross; issued by the War Office, January 1953; each copy has a set of amendments dated March 1953. Archives 1996-11-21
Time or time and percussion fuse, possibly of German or Russian origin; brass nose cap with small cap on top of dome above four pierced holes; aluminium body and gauge, 1.25 in diameter, with small studs on time ring; brass base with cap painted red in centre; time ring graduated clockwise 0-140 with 10th graduations anti-clockwise; time ring marked with 'K' in place of zero and Cyrillic 'y a' between 140 and 'K'; base of ring below time ring marked with initials 'K N' and No 16. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Walking stick, 1887 (c); light brown, polished malacca tapering to a brass ferrule; the gilt head is engraved with ornate scrolling flora; below the head is a hole in the wood, bound with gilt metal and engraved 'DE VANCOULEURS'; given to F M George Charles Bingham, 3rd Earl Lucan, by his chaplain. Equipment, general 1969-07-8
Typescript history: Korean episode: the story of the 45th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, in the Korean War; associated with Korea (1950-1953). Archives 1996-11-22
Dreyse 7.65 mm M1907 self-loading pistol 1916 (c); marked to 2MGK R46832 - German Machine Gun unit; (Note: possible unmarked spare magazine). Firearms 1992-06-85
Mk I Manganese No 11 percussion base fuse; sectioned, with body screw threaded and flange below threaded section; base and top painted red. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Photographs of Edward Roper, 17th London Tower Hamlets Rifles, 1915-1918, William Roper, Middlesex Regiment and Alfred Roper, South Lancashire Regiment; all are the donor's uncles. Photographs 1996-11-23
Steyr 7.65 mm M1908 self-loading pistol 1915 (c). Firearms 1992-06-86
Two currency notes issued in Khartoum during the siege 1885, 1st Sudan War; white cards printed in grey, green and pink, bearing Arabic characters and the signature of Gen Charles Gordon; one has clearer print definition but a less legible signature. Equipment, general 1969-07-20
Bayard 9 mm purse pistol, with leather purse (not labelled) 1920 (c). Firearms 1992-06-88
Bayard 9 mm purse pistol, with leather purse (not labelled) 1920 (c). Equipment, general 1992-06-88
Kynoch Schlund Patent .476 in hammerless revolver 1888 (c). Firearms 1992-06-89
No 19a percussion shell fuse, used during World War One; small steel nose fuse, 2 inches long; top machined with 2 small lugs; middle threaded; brass cap with saftey pin; cap marked with fuse number and initials 'T S & S' and '/15'. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Werder 11 mm single shot pistol M1869, issued to Bavarian Army 1870 (c). Firearms 1992-06-90
American .22 in 7 shot rimfire pocket pistol by Allen and Wheelock 1865 (c). Firearms 1992-06-91
Pen knife, 1890 (c); ivory handle with a brass hinged nib flap operating steel nib cutting blades; with a hinged trimming blade at the other end; owned by Lt Col H Cooper, North Lancashire Regiment. Equipment, general 1969-07-26-6
Deactivated .22 in Smith and Wesson type revolver 1900 (c). Firearms 1992-06-92
Belgian .32 in rimfire pocket revolver 1880 (c). Firearms 1992-06-93
Regimental cane, 1900 (c); polished malacca with a white metal head; the head bears, in relief, a device of a cannon with sponge staff surmounted by a crown, all above a scroll and motto, 'UBIQUE'. Equipment, general 1969-08-11
German twin shot 6 mm bar pistol 1895 (c). Firearms 1992-06-94
No 19a percussion shell fuse, used during World War One; small steel nose fuse, 2 inches long; top machined with 2 small lugs; middle threaded; brass cap with saftey pin; marked with fuse number and initials 'S & S' and '10/16'. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Money case, 1890 (c); brown leather, opens at a metal binding on the upper edge; lined with red leather and impressed with the maker's name, Drem and Sons, London; a side pocket on the outside is secured by two brass clasps and impressed with the owner's name, Maj H Hay, 1st Bombay Lancers, member of the Junior United Service Club . Equipment, general 1969-09-40
Mk II No 44 percussion fuse with Mk III/ V cap and safety pin, used during World War One; tapered, hollow body with externally threaded gauge and striker disc; cap secured with two retaining pins; marked on side with fuse number and initials 'B S C', and on top with fuse number. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Belgian 11.2 mm 'Montenegrin' revolver 1911 (c). Firearms 1992-06-97
Rast and Gasser 11.2 mm 'Montenegrin' revolver 1912 (c); Macedonia 1914-1918 (?). Firearms 1992-06-98
Mk I No 134 percussion fuse, used during World War One; grey cast iron conical nose cap with flat hollow point containing screw; base with two lug holes cut into it; marked with initials 'W E B', 'Lot 15' and '7/17', fuse number and 'EA 73 FH 11'. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Walking stick, 1860 (c); medium brown polished malacca with a brass ferrule and Indian silver head; head is decorated all over with a scrolling floral pattern; the staff was reputedly owned by Henry Kavanagh, VC, Indian Civil Service. Equipment, general 1969-09-41
German 10.6 mm officer's service revolver Model 1884 1894 (c). Firearms 1992-06-99
Mk I No 134 percussion fuse, used during World War One; grey cast iron conical nose cap with flat hollow point containing screw; base with two lug holes cut into it. Ammunition 1976-08-15
No 125 time fuse, used during World War One; brass nose cap, upper ring, knurled ring, time ring and threaded GS gauge; nose marked with '50', '1/16 VSM' and graduations 0-10 with tenths and saftey red cross. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Knee hole travelling desk, with a gold embossed leather top, five drawers with brass locks and handles, and detachable legs, which are simply carved and on castors; the desk travels on a chest, the top of which can be turned into a table and the body of which converts into a hanging cupboard; of the type used by officers on the North West Frontier. Furniture 1969-10-8
No 131 anti-aircraft percussion fuse, used during World War One; cylindrical top with GS gauge and brass ribbon retained by plunger drilled for safety pin; middle threaded for protective cap; steel base. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Mk I 1 pounder shell fuse, used during World War One; cast iron shell with percussion fuse in top; marked with 'P' on needle plug and broad arrow on base. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Mk I 1 pounder shell fuse, used during World War One; cast iron shell with percussion fuse in top, missing needle plug; marked with broad arrow on base. Ammunition 1976-08-15
QF 3 pdr steel shell, used during World War One; with left handed threaded nose for Hotchkiss IV base fuse; marked 'III R L', 'S' and 'N' on waist of shell, and 'M Co' and '13' on copper hand. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Anti-Zeppelin dart, used during World War One; steel body with square base and four 'A' shaped aluminium brackets. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Aeroplane message streamer, 1914-1918; rectangular white canvas pouch; on top black are button fastenings, on the back of which are two streamers, each in three sections of blue, yellow and red; the streamer was weighted and used to drop messages to the ground; owned by Lt Col R C W Lukin, 9th Hodson's Horse. Equipment, general 1969-11-13
Stokes mortar fuse, used during World War One; tapering cylindrical body with spring striker, kept in place with pin and split ring with secondary cylinder; striker handle with trunnions at top, kept in place by lower piston; main striker body is drilled and threaded inside; main body marked with maker's name VP Limited. Ammunition 1976-08-15
Four photographs of the Somerset Light Infantry, including two at New Street Station, Birmingham, during the Great Railway Strike (1926?); on manúuvres, 1932; trooping the colour at Blackdown 1933. Photographs 1996-11-24
Belgian 25 mm signal pistol 1917 (c), used by German Forces; made in Lille. Firearms 1992-09-233
German 25 mm signal pistol 1916 (c). Firearms 1992-11-66
Webley and Scott signal pistol 1 inch Mk III* 1918, flared barrel. Firearms 1992-11-68
Flintlock pocket pistol, Clark, London 1800 (c). Firearms 1993-01-105
Flintlock New Land Pattern pistol, bolted lock, 1810 (c). Firearms 1993-01-106
Percussion pistol, H Nock, London 1850 (c). Firearms 1993-01-128
Adams breechloading centre-fire .455 in revolver Mk III 1874, only officially used by army after 1878. Firearms 1993-01-161
Adams percussion revolver, .476 in 1858, C E Webber, Royal Engineers. Firearms 1993-02-351
Flat bar hammer .32 in percussion revolver by Harper, London 1855 (c). Firearms 1993-02-352
Deane Harding .44 in percussion revolver, 1858, with leather holster. Firearms 1993-02-353
Deane Harding .44 in percussion revolver, 1858, with leather holster. Equipment, general 1993-02-353