Boer War Union Flag Maltese Cross fundraising badge
A scarce original 1899 -1902 period 'Boer War patriotic fundraising badge', alloy Maltese Cross the centre mounted with brass circular frame bearing a red, white and blue coloured painted image of a Union Jack Flag. Good condition, complete with round brass buttonhole fitting, typical of the period, colours remain bright.
Height 26mm. read more
Boer War Baden Powell Maltese Cross fundraising photographic badge
A scarce original 1899 -1902 period 'Boer War patriotic fundraising badge', alloy Maltese Cross the centre mounted with brass circular frame bearing black and white photographic image of Robert Baden Powell in Army uniform. Fair to good condition, complete with round brass buttonhole fitting, typical of the period, image remain clear
Height 26mm. read more
Boer War 'Relief of Ladysmith' Union Flag artwork coin
A most unusual piece of one off brass artwork, possibly made by a Boer War POW in the form of a Flag Pole; one side engraved with a Union Jack the other inscribed 'LADYSMITH RELIEVED BY GEN BULLER AND DUNDONALD FEB 28 1900', the pole fixed in place by a 1894 2 Shilling coin pressed into a convex shape stand.
Height 63mm. read more
Scottish Soldiers in South Africa 1900 Gift Tin Attributed Thomas Gerrard Scots Guards
A rare original Christmas 1900 Tin 'Presented To The Scottish Soldiers In South Africa By The Scottish Regiment Gift Fund'. Attractive yellow tin bearing large coloured central thistle, 'Lion Rampant of Scotland' inscribed 'Frae Scots tae Scots' 'South Africa 1900' and 'For Auld Lang Syne'; accompanied by an official Presentation Card from the Gift Fund, also a hand written note in pencil 'A pr... read more
Boer War POW art work coin portrait of President Kruger watch fob
A scarce unique Boer War prisioners of war work fundraising souvenir, made and sold in the overseas camps, in the form of a Zar South Africa Republic President Kruger portrait cut out from a silver coin, placed on a octagonal bronze backing, possibly Shrapnell and mounted on an improvised white metal shield, to be worn as a watch fob, top ring a later addition.
Height of shield without r... read more
Boer War Queen's South Africa, King's South Africa silk medal ribbon sash 36 inches
A rare original interesting piece of Queens South Africa, Kings South Africa silk ribbon woven as one piece and just over thirty six inches, made after 1902 possibly to be worn as a sash or a neck ribbon. Very good condition.
Width approx 63mm. read more
Boer War 'CIV in Action' Postcard by Raphael Tuck
A good original circa South African War 1900 period Raphael Tuck & Sons C.I.V. postcard No. 823. depicting a scene of 'The C.I.V. s in Action'; the margin showing a full length uniformed fully kitted City Imperial Volunteer soldier titled 'Freedom of the City of London' with CIV monogram above, the reverse with One Halfpeny Stamp. Very good unused condition. read more
Transvaal War 1899 -1900 The National Commemorative Medal by Spink
A scarce original Boer War period 'Transvaal War 1899 -1900 National Commemorative gilt medal'; the obverse depicting a wounded but defiant British soldier, rifle at the ready, a representation of 'A Gentleman in Kharki' by Richard Caton Woodville; the reverse inscribed 'The Queen God Bless Her' 'This Medal Commemorates The Magnificent Response of Britain's Sons To The Empire's Call To Arms Tra... read more
Boer War Baden Powell V.C. South Shields Honours Heroic Mafeking Medallion
A scarce original circa 1900 'South Shields Honours Heroic Mafeking medal'; white metal example the obverse depicting an embossed portrait of Baden Powell (later to become the Chief Scout of the Boy Scout Movement); the reverse bearing the Royal Arms and portraits of Sir George White V.C. Lord Roberts V.C. and Sir Redvers Buller V.C. and inscribed 'S. Africa 1899 1900'. Good condition, complete... read more
Boer War General Lord Roberts VC photographic portrait fundraising badge
A good original Boer War period celluloid pendant pin badge depicting a black and white sepia image of 'General Lord Roberts' within gilt metal surround. Good condition, complete with old replacement single pin fitting.
Diameter 31mm. read more
South Africa 1900 Rowntree Chocolate Gift Tin GPO address label & contents
A scarce original Boer War 1900 period gift tin sent to troops serving for Queen and Country. Gilded red and blue painted tin, bearing embossed portrait medallion of the Queen; to her left the 'Royal Monogram' and to her right 'South Africa 1900' below a handwritten facsimile message 'I wish you a happy New Year'. Upon opening a full array of chocolate bars stamped 'ROWNTREE & Co.' accompanied ... read more
1899 -1900 National Commemorative Medal The Absent Minded Beggar by Spink
A scarce original Boer War period '1899 -1900 The National Commemorative medal'; alloy plated example the obverse depicting a wounded but defiant British soldier, rifle at the ready, a representation of 'A Gentleman in Kharki' by Richard Caton Woodville; the reverse inscribed 'The Queen God Bless Her' 'This Medal Commemorates The Magnificent Response of Britain's Sons To The Empire's Call To Ar... read more
Boer War German Mauser Bullet ink dip pen souvenir
A scarce original Boer War period souvenir, cleverly crafted from a 'German Mauser D.M.1896 K.' brass cartridge, nickel head fitted with nib holder inscribed 'EAGLE PEN PAT. MARC ? NEW YORK' and complete with Victorian slender svelte nib. Very good condition.
Height bullet 77mm.
Height pen approx 109mm. read more
Boer War Lord Roberts Souvenir of South Africa tin plate pin tray
A scarce original 'Souvenir of South Africa 1899 - 1900 round tin plate pin tray' highly decorated to the centre with a printed colour portrait of 'Lord Roberts' in uniform displaying 'Victoria Cross' and other awards, with partial makers details showing 'Stembridge Farringdon Road'. Good condition, some service wear and rust.
Diameter 79mm. read more
Boer War 1900 SPION KOP battle shrapnel souvenir pin badge
A rare original unique artefact from the 'Boer War 1900 Spion Kop battle', in the form of a piece shrapnel from a copper shell head driveband mounted with a gold coloured shieldl inscribed 'SPION KOP'. Very good condition, complete with period pin fittings, actual pin a period replacement.
Width approx 42mm.
Height approx 14mm.
The Battle of SPION KOP was fought between the... read more
Boer War South Africa 1900-1 9ct gold rifle pin badge original period case
A rare original Boer War period British made 'South Africa 1900 to 1901 gold rifle brooch', the reverse impressed with maker's details 'S.Bros' and '9 Carat' gold. Good condition, complete with original pin fittings and housed in South African retailers velvet lined fitted leather case with details to inside lid 'F. Shtein & Co Goldsmiths Bloemfontein O.R.G.' (Orange River Colony). read more
Boer War Gentleman in Khaki silver plated butter knife
A scarce original Boer War period 'Absent-Minded Beggar Fund' silver plated butter knife, depicting the defiant figure of 'A Gentleman in Kharki' Boer War on plinth, the shank and knife with floral decoration with maker's details to reverse 'THBS' (Thomas Henry Blake, Sheffield). Very good condition, toned.
The 'Absent-Minded Beggar' was a poem by 'Rudyard Ki... read more
Boer War Prisoner of War 1902 St.Helena bone artwork napkin ring
A unique original Boer War period piece of hand carved animal bone in the form of a serviette ring, with recessed band inscribed 'ENGRAVED BY P.O.W. St.HELENA 1902'
Boer War Coat of arms of the Transvaal gold brooch
A very scarce original pre 1902 period 'Boer War South African Republic coat of arms pin badge' in the form of a gold eagle perched on an oval crest, shield with anchor to centre, lion and a man to upper half, ox-wagon below, draped with three flags either side and bearing the motto 'Eendragt maakt magt' (Oneness makes might), this in turn is mounted on an ornate hollow triangular bar with ball... read more
Boer War Baden Powell photographic image badge
A scarce original circa 1899 to 1902 period 'Baden Powell photographic image badge' large black and white photographic image of Robert Baden Powell in Army uniform in gilt metal oval frame, part of a series produced in the Boer War, these seen mounted in a frame with Queen Victoria as the central figure, with all her Generals placed around her. Very good condition, colour remains clear, without... read more