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1914 Princess Mary's Christmas Fund Box
Sold together with original 'New Year Card 1915' insert
The box bright in undamaged condition, with all hinges intact
Note: Postage may be higher than estimated for overseas destinations
Condition: About EF
Temperance Interest: Lot of Ephemera & Badges: Royal Engineers Brompton BarracksTemperance Society 'Pledge', in named envelope of issue
The pledge is named to 'Boy' C.C.G. Gordon of the Royal Engineers and dated 20 November 1889.
At the time of taking the pledge 'Cosmo Charles Glennie Gordon' had just turned 17 - he ended up a retired QM Lieutenant and Hony Captain.
The 'Pledge' is in excellent condition - and scarce found
2). Silver, or white metal cross. Central design has crossed flags, including one with a Union Flag in quadrant (Naval Ensign?). Central inscription 'LIFE ABSTAINER'
The arms of the cross bear letters G H Q S - I do not know what this is, but the cross certainly bears a similarity to early CETS temperance crosses.
Perhaps something related to 'Gibraltar'?
3). British and Foreign Sailors Society. Pewter cross
Condition: About EF
A Famous Indian Regiment: Kali Panchwin 1768-1923 (R. Hennell, this the Indian reprint, New Delhi, 1985)
A comprehsive regimental history of the 2nd Battalion Mahratta Light Infantry and it predecessor units prior to 1923
292 pages with numerous appendices and index. The appendices include several nominal rolls, including Honours & Awards (there are even abstracts showing the respective totals of Great War campaign medals and IGS 1908 medals and
clasps earned by the regiment)
Condition: This copy with DJ. Binding and contents Fine
Code: 10246Price: 40.00 GBP
Standing Orders of 3rd Battalion 9th Jat Regiment (Published circa 1936 by P.G. Ram & Sons, Kamptee)
118 pages. The fly page copy bearing the official rubber stamp of the "HQ" Wing Office, 3/9th Jat Regiment, and in ink inscribed received on 25-5-1936., the cover bearing the worn but still legible name of a British Officer 'J.T. Nicol', whose name is further but very clearly inscribed on the index
Condition: Professionally rebound in green cloth covers with gilt titles to spine and cover. Numerous extracts highlighted in ink (all neatly done in red or black, as befitting use by the Battalion Administrators).Binding and content Fine
Code: 10247Price: 80.00 GBP
Historical Record of the 39th Royal Garhwal Rifles Volume I (J. Evatt, this the Indian reprint n.d.for the Regiment)
215 pages, with copious appendices including nominal succession rolls of British and Garhwali Officers; Honours & Awards etc
Condition: Cloth covers with gilt title and regimental insignia on cover. A few minor stains on inside fly pages only, otherwise binding and content Very Good
Code: 10248Price: 80.00 GBP
The Custodian 1990: Regimental Journal of the Assam Rifles
Soft laminated card covers and well illustrated. The various chapters include some on aspects of WW2, and the obituaries include a holder of the MBE/MC and another the IPM. Also included is a summary of Honours and Awards gained by the Assam Rifles in 1989
Condition: Cover lighly scuffed and creased. The upper corners bumped and chipped in one place, otherwise binding and contents Good
Code: 10243Price: 15.00 GBP
History of the Assam Rifles (L.W. Shakespear, New Delhi, 1983)
This is an Indian reprint of a volume first published in 1929. 301 pages, illustrated with maps, appendices and index. The 'Honours & Awards' lists show what a remarkable corps the Assam Rifles were, qualifying as they did for both Military and Civil decorations, and including many awardees who earned decorations while serving on attachment with the Indian Army in overseas theatres of war, 1914-1918. A prime source for learning about the services of the plethora of Military Police Battalions who were the fore-runners to the Assam Rifles and which saw considerable action on the North East Frontiers of India in the late Victorian era
Condition: With dust jacket (this chipped) Fine
Code: 10270Price: 60.00 GBP
History of the Jammu & Kashmir Rifles 1820-56 (B. Singh, New Delhi 1990)
324 pages, well illustrated with numerous appendices including Honours & Awards, and Index. Covers the pre 1947 period in
comprehensive detail, and a prime resource not only for details on the services of the Jammu & Kashmir Infantry, but also includes accounts of the artillery units and much else besides
Condition: The illustrated covers with only minor bumping and chipping. Binding and contents all Very Good
Code: 10250Price: 45.00 GBP
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