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Zeppelin 1916 Postcard 'Destruction of German Airship SL-11'

Zeppelin 1916 Postcard 'Destruction of German Airship SL-11'

A good original postcard 'Published by Corbett & Co. 7, Boord St. Greenwich' the postcard depicts a dramatic scene caught up in the Royal Engineers searchlights of the German Airship SL-11 falling in flames after being shot down by Capt Wiliam Leefe Robinson V.C. Royal Flying Corps. Inscribed: 'DESTRUCTION of GERMAN AIRSHIP CUFFLEY, 3rd SEPT, 1916. COPYRIGHT'. Good condition. read more

Code: 64090

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Zeppelin 1916 Postcard 'STRAFED By Lieut William Leefe Robinson V.C.' RFC

Zeppelin 1916 Postcard 'STRAFED By Lieut William Leefe Robinson V.C.' RFC

A good original postcard from the 'Rotary Photographic Series No 3787 1' showing a night-time image of a German Airship caught up in the Royal Engineers searchlights, inscribed "STRAFED" By Lieut William Leefe Robinson V.C. (Showing 'Plough Inn and Church) CUFFLEY, 3rd SEPT, 1916. The reverse stating 'This is a REAL PHOTOGRAPH from a Sketch by our Special Artist. Passed by Press Bureau for Publ... read more

Code: 64089

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Zeppelin L33 badge German airship crashed 24 Sept 1916 Little Wigborough

Zeppelin L33 badge German airship crashed 24 Sept 1916 Little Wigborough

A scarce original salvaged piece of aluminium handcrafted in the form of the Zeppelin L33 mounted with pair of propellers. Very good condition, complete with brass pin bar.
Width 42mm. read more

Code: 63295

140.00 GBP

Zeppelin L48 aluminium badge made from German airship shot down Theberton 1917

Zeppelin L48 aluminium badge made from German airship shot down Theberton 1917

A scarce original salvaged piece of aluminium handcrafted in the form of the 'Kaiser moustache' with a dangling 'Iron Cross' commemorating the 'Zeppelin L48' which was shot down and crashed in flames at Holly Tree Farm, Theberton, Suffolk on June 17th 1917 with only 2 crewmen surviving. Very good condition, complete with brass pin bar.
Width 44mm. read more

Code: 63235

140.00 GBP

British Red Cross 1916 Zeppelin wire card backing sold to raise funds for the war effort

British Red Cross 1916 Zeppelin wire card backing sold to raise funds for the war effort

A rare ORIGINAL First World War period British Red Cross Society card backing, describing the relevant circumstances surrounding the piece of wire artefacts from the First Zeppelin brought down at Cuffley in Essex on Sept 3rd 1916 and given by H.M. War Office exclusively to the British Red Cross Society to make into a souvenir brooch to sell and raise funds for the much needed war effort, now s... read more

Code: 62542

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Zeppelin L32 shot down Billericay 1916 airship badge

Zeppelin L32 shot down Billericay 1916 airship badge

A rare original piece of salvaged aluminium handcrafted in the form of the 'L32 Airship' which was shot down by Frederick Sowrey of the Royal Flying Corps, crashing near Snails Farm, South Green, Great Burstead, Near Billericay and killing all 22 crew members. Good condition, brass pin bar absent.
Width 49mm. read more

Code: 59787

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Balloon School Royal Engineers Farnborough bronze commemorative medal

Balloon School Royal Engineers Farnborough bronze commemorative medal

A scarce original bronze commemorative medal' by 'A.Fenwick', the obverse portraying embossed Crowned conjoined busts and inscribed 'H.M.Edward. VII. King.' H.M. Alexandra. Queen Proclaimed 1901', the reverse depicting the First British Military Airship flying over London inscribed 'Balloon School Royal Engineers'. Very good condition.
Diameter 33mm.

Balloon Section of the... read more

Code: 59452

250.00 GBP

WW1 Wire from Zeppelin brought down at Cuffley Essex Sept 3rd 1916

WW1 Wire from Zeppelin brought down at Cuffley Essex Sept 3rd 1916


A rare original Great War period piece of genuine surviving wire from the First Zeppelin brought down at Cuffley in Essex Sept 3rd 1916 and given by H.M. War Office exclusively to the British Red Cross Society to make into a souvenir brooch to sell and raise funds for the much needed war effort. Very good condition, complete with its original card backing bearing large red cross and des... read more

Code: 58126

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WW1 Zeppelin L31 shot down Potters Bar 1916 salvaged aluminium

WW1 Zeppelin L31 shot down Potters Bar 1916 salvaged aluminium


A scarce original piece of handcrafted aluminium in the form of a swastika commemorating the 'Zeppelin L31' which came down over Oakmere Park, Hertfordshire on 1st October 1916 entire crew were killed including commander Lieutenant Heinrich Mathy. Inscribed back and front "L31" "Potters Bar 1.10.16". Good condition, complete with brass suspension ring, minor corrosion to one side.
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Code: 57510

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WW1 Zeppelin L48 Shot Down Theberton 1917 salvaged aluminium

WW1 Zeppelin L48 Shot Down Theberton 1917 salvaged aluminium

A scarce original piece of handcrafted aluminium in the form of a ring commemorating the 'Zeppelin L48' which was shot down and crashed in flames at Holly Tree Farm, Theberton, Suffolk on June 17th 1917 with only 2 crewmen surviving. The inside inscribed "17 6 17 Theberton". Very good condition. read more

Code: 57451

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Vickers Limited cap badge circa 1920 Airship & Balloon manufacturers

Vickers Limited cap badge circa 1920 Airship & Balloon manufacturers


A rare circa 1920's early chromium plated 'Vickers Limited' cap badge, in the the form of a large naval crown applied to 'V' backing by two small securing pins, complete with original loops. Very good condition.
Height 32mm.

On the 1st January 1928 'Vickers Limited' merged with 'Armstrong Whitworth' to form 'Vickers-Armstrong Limited'.
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Code: 53559

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