Militaria is an extremely competitive area of the auction market. 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