Category: Militaria

A Gift to the Australian Expeditionary Force

A Gift to the Australian Expeditionary Force Empty tin with plated with gold paint and possibly lacquer. Front decorated with Australian coat of arms and the legend: 1915 TO THE AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE FROM THE AUSTRALIAN WAR CONTINGENT ASSOCATION, LONDON …

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Click image to enlarge Two part leather cigarette case measuring 80mm x 100mm. Front embossed with the logo and triangle of the YMCA with HOME above and 1919 below. When purchased the nature and origins of the object were uncertain. …

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Click image to enlarge Aluminium ID tag in the shap of Australia with attached leather strap. Measures 60mm x 45mm. Front is crudely engraved with a rising sun with “KV NUZUM” at center, “HQ 13 F.A.B. AIF” below and “1088 …

Australia World War 1 Aluminium Map of Australia ID Tag Kingley Victor Nuzum 1088 Read More »

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Click image to enlarge Australian WW 1 Identity Disc 1907 pattern, thicker aluminium disc with 1908 Australian Coat of Arms on one side. The other side is engraved with ‘wiggle work’ to read: 5444 JS Graham 22nd Btn A.I.F Pres …

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Click image to enlarge Gold return form for William Hennessy, Australian Field Artillery 87037. Front shows a WW1 Australian solider with a rifle, King’s crown above and “HE ANSWERED HIS CALL” below. Back has a pin and mount and is …

Australian World War 1 15ct Gold Return Fob William Hennessy 87037 Read More »

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 AIF ID disc made from Australia 1915 Plain Florin. Obverse has been neatly skimmed and very proficiently engraved with the following inscription: DUNNE AR 3734 9 AI C OF E The skimmed …

Australian World War 1 Army Identity Tag – Dunne A.R. 3734 Read More »

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 AIF ID tag made from Greek silver drachm. Obverse of coin has been skimmed and the coin has been holed. The skimmed obverse has been crudely engraved with “wiggle-work” and reads: 3149 …

Australian World War 1 Army Identity Tag – E. Barber 3149 Read More »

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 AIF ID disc made from an Italian 1867 10 Centesimi (KM#11.5). Reverse has been crudely scraped off around the periphery which was then stamped with: SIMONS J.F.J. 43 A.I. 3125 John Francis …

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 AIF ID disc made from Egyptian 1917 (AH 1334) 5 piastres (KM#318.1). Obverse has been neatly skimmed inside the radius of the rim beads. The following inscription has been applied with skillful …

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 AIF ID tag made from white metal Cairo souvenir medallion. One side shows the Egyptian Sphinx with two pyramids behind and crossed flags above. The word “CAIRO” is visible at the top …

Australian World War 1 Army Identity Tag – R.G. Pigou 1141 Read More »

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