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Militaria is an extremely competitive area of the auction market. Led by specialist Timothy Medhurst, Duke’s hold two Militaria auctions a year, offering medal collections, weapons, military clothing and ephemera, and are well placed to offer advice to vendors and buyers alike. For more information please contact the department.



Battle of Waterloo interest, a blotter belonging to The Duke Of Wellington, lined in  velvet and leather, with embroidered crest, the blotting paper showing ink imprints from letters, and a doodle of a face. One ink address imprint inside the blotter 'The Post Master, Buckingham Palace Gate'. The blotter, 14.5"x10.5".
Sold for £7,320



A Second World War issue American Willys Jeep, 1942, with green coachwork and in well kept running condition. Date of delivery 23/06/42, Serial Number 153355. The jeep is to be sold with many period accessories including hood, and original post-war registration papers, 1st April 1947.
Sold for £12,800


An important Second World War gallantry group of medals, awarded to Wing Commander Herbert Horatio Kitchener. R.A.F. Norway Cross with sword clasp, engraved (F/LT H.H. KITCHENER 10.8.42), in leather box of issue with the award document, Distinguished Flying Medal, engraved (740755 SGT. H.H. KITCHENER. R.A.F.), Air Efficiency Medal, engraved (FG. OFF. H.H. KITCHENER. R.A.F.V.R.), The Air Crew Europe Star, The 1939-1945 Star, Service Medal. With an archive of official letters, photographs, hand written accounts of Kitchener's missions, typed accounts, flying hat, goggles, log book and other related items.

Sold for £21,960


 

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12th October 2017

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8th June 2017

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18th May 2017

Two include two masterworks by Wu Guanzhong (1919-2010)

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Featured Lots

  • A FIJIAN 'CANNIBAL FORK' AND SIMILAR LADLE,

    A FIJIAN 'CANNIBAL FORK' AND SIMILAR LADLE,

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  • A PARCEL-GILT AND PARQUETRY BUREAU

    A PARCEL-GILT AND PARQUETRY BUREAU

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  • A FINE GANDHARAN GREY SCHIST BODHISATTVA MAITREYA

    A FINE GANDHARAN GREY SCHIST BODHISATTVA MAITREYA

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  • A FLEMISH WALNUT FIGURE OF THE VIRGIN, probably circa 1500,

    A FLEMISH WALNUT FIGURE OF THE VIRGIN, probably circa 1500,

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  • A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND MARQUETRY DEMI-LUNE COMMODE

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND MARQUETRY DEMI-LUNE COMMODE

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  • AUGUSTUS JOHN OM RA (1878-1961) A portrait study of a gypsy girl, holding a large ewer, oil on canvas, 25' x 20'. Provenance: The Hon. Richard Smith, and thence by descent. Private collection, Channel Islands.

    AUGUSTUS JOHN OM RA (1878-1961) A portrait study of a gypsy girl, holding a large ewer, oil on canvas, 25' x 20'. Provenance: The Hon. Richard Smith, and thence by descent. Private collection, Channel Islands.

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