Month: June 2021

PM009 – Grey / Stoneware Victorian Bottle

Description – A Plain Victorian Stoneware Bottle Collected for the bottles family history value – As the author has ancestral connections to Maldon, Essex. This bottle has a grey glaze and in a very good condition. Date – Late Victorian Period Weight – 313g Size – H 115cm – D 60cm Provenance – Found on …

PM010 – Polish Military Industrial Chest, Safe, Cassette (1) – Aluminium / Communist ERA

Description – Military Industrial Chest, Safe, Cassette (1) – Aluminium Beautiful, old, original industrial safe, box, chest from Poland – Polish Army from 1950s – 1970s. Original used condition, with signs of age – patina. Pictures shows condition. Date – Poland – 1950-1974 DIM – 50 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm Date – …

PM008 – Small Plain Victorian Stoneware Bottle

Description – Small Plain Victorian Stoneware Bottle Collected for the bottles family history value – As the author has ancestral connections to Maldon, Essex. This bottle is a brown glaze and in a very good condition. Date – Late Victorian Period Weight – 125g Size – H 90cm – D 35cm Provenance – Found on …

PM007 – W. Harris / Victorian Stoneware Bottle / Chelmsford

Description – W. Harris / Victorian Stoneware Bottle / Chelmsford / Ginger Beer Bottle Collected for the bottles family history value – As the author was born in Chelmsford, Essex. This bottle is a brown glaze and in a very stained and well used condition. Date – Late Victorian Period Weight – 519g Size – …

PM006 – Markham of Maldon / Victorian Stoneware Bottle

Description – Markham of Maldon / Victorian Stoneware Bottle / Ginger Beer Bottle Collected for the bottles family history value – As many of the authors ancestors come from Maldon, Essex. This bottle is a brown glaze and in incredible condition. Stamped with Bourne 12 Denby Date – Late Victorian Period Provenance – Found on …

PM005 – AERATED WATER Co ANNFIELD PLAIN IMPRESSED STONE BOTTLE

Description – Aerated Water Co Annfield Plain impressed stone bottle with impressed Port Dundas pottery mark in excellent condition no chips or cracks a nice clean bottle. Bought at auction for the items family history value, as Annfield Plain was birth place of the authors Great Grandmother Date – Edwardian / Early 20th Century Provenance …

N223 – Native American Arrow-Head (USA Found)

Native American Arrow Head From Colorado USA Provenance – Colorado, USA Bought at auction in 2021 Description – Colorado High Plains Arrowhead Artifact – Made with a beautiful brown flint and still sharp to touch at the very end of the arrow. Weight – 9g Size – 5cm

English Musket Ball From The Siege of Raglan Castle

The Siege of Raglan Castle During the English Civil War the castle was held on behalf of Charles I but was taken by Parliamentary forces in 1646. In the aftermath, the castle was slighted, or deliberately put beyond military use; after the restoration of Charles II, the Somersets declined to restore the castle. Raglan Castle became first a source of local building materials, …

English Civil War Musket Balls – Battle of Preston (1648)

The Battle of Preston The Battle of Preston (17–19 August 1648), fought largely at Walton-le-Dale near Preston in Lancashire, resulted in a victory for the New Model Army under the command of Oliver Cromwell over the Royalists and Scots commanded by the Duke of Hamilton. The Parliamentarian victory presaged the end of the Second English Civil War. Musket A musket is a muzzle-loaded long gun that appeared as a smoothbore weapon in the early 16th century, at first …

M004 – Rare type Ancient Viking iron arrowhead

Viking Period The Viking Age (793–1066 AD) was the period during the Middle Ages when Norsemen known as Vikings undertook large-scale raiding, colonizing, conquest, and trading throughout Europe, and reached North America. It followed the Migration Period and the Germanic Iron Age. The Viking Age applies not only to their homeland of Scandinavia, but to any place significantly settled by Scandinavians during the period. The Scandinavians of the Viking Age are …