28th Jun, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Militaria & Ethnographica

  Lot 93


A First World War Recruitment Poster "An Irish Hero!", showing a portrait head of Sergeant Michael O'Leary within a Victoria Cross, below "1 IRISHMAN DEFEATS 10 GERMANS", the lower section "SERGEANT MICHAEL O'LEARY, V.C. IRISH GUARDS. HAVE YOU NO WISH TO EMULATE THE SPLENDID BRAVERY OF YOUR FELLOW COUNTRYMAN? JOIN AN IRISH REGIMENT TODAY", in a glazed oak frame, image dimensions 84cm by 52cm

Sold for £250
Estimated at £100 - £150


Auction: Militaria & Ethnographica, 28th Jun, 2023

An interesting and varied sale including a Collection of Prussian and German Pickelhauben, and various pieces of Second World War British military headgear, cap badges, air weapons, antique firearms, and pistols. Highlights of the sale include a Rare First World War Tank Driver's Leather Helmet, a Mid-17th Century German Wheel-lock Sporting Gun, and a 19th Century Asmat "Ndambirkus" Ancestor Skull, New Guinea. 


Tuesday 27th June 10am-5pm and the morning of the sale from 8am

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