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AUSTRALIAN ANTIQUE ARMS & HISTORY
- The best of John Swinfield
Edited & Produced by Ian Skennerton
Hard cover with dust jacket, 312 pages, 12 x 8½ in. A4 size, 500 photos
including 8 colour plates.
Published in 2009, ISBN 978-0-949749-97-0.
From 1960, John was columnist for the 'Sporting Shooter' and then 'Guns
Australia' periodicals. Also a record of collecting in Australia, the
personalities, shows and so much more. Quality production on art paper with a
A$60.00, US$45.00 plus p&p Last
BRIEF HISTORY & DETAILED NOMINAL
ROLL OF THE 5TH LIGHT HORSE, AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE, 1914-1918
Hard cover with dust jacket, 322 pages, 12 x
8½ in. A4 size, 70 illustrations including 2 colour plates.
Published in 2010, ISBN 978-0-646-52164-0.
Excellent resume of their action on Gallipoli and Palestine with full nominal
rolls of 5LH and 30 reinforcements plus 'B' Sqn. 11th LH.
COLONIAL GARRISON 1817-1824
48th Foot in New South Wales colony
Clem Sargent, Canberra, 1996
Limp cover, matte art paper, colour plates,
200 pages. 12 x
8½ in. size with index.
The Northamptonshire Regiment in NSW and Van Diemen's Land, a record of their
posting, issue arms, medals list, nominal rolls and details of those who became
settlers after discharge with their details, employment, &c. A$40.00
MILITARY INK ~ The pen at war
Scott Novzen, International
Military Antiques 2010
Hard cover, 96 pages, 12 x 8½ in. with hundreds of illustrations as line
drawings & duotones.
Featured in I.M.A. advertisements since 1985, these captioned classics range
from Viking raiders through Napoleonic era through WW1 & WW2 to Iraq. Six pages
of notes at the end detail the characters. A great gift and coffee table book
that will provide hours of entertainment.
Hard cover with dust jacket, 136 pages, A5,
8½ x 5¾ in. size, full colour. Hundreds of illustrations, published 2007.
Excellent reference on medal ribbons worn by Australians since 1815. Includes
civilian awards, must-have for medal and uniform collectors.
Foreword by Major-General Mark Evans, DSC, AM, Head of Defence Personnel
Executive, August 2006. Published Rick Landers.
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH WEB EQUIPMENT: 1871-1944
Edited by Rick Landers Soft cover,
7½ x 5 in. A5 size, 100 illust. 192pp.
Published 2005, ISBN 1-876713 14 3.
Compilation British Commonwealth Load Carrying Equipment Instructions: Patt.1871
Valise; Patt.1882 Valise; Patt.1888 Slade Wallace; Patt.1901 Naval; Patt.1903
Bandolier; Patt.1908 Web Infantry; Patt. 1914 Leather Infantry; Patt.1919. Web
Naval; Patt. 1937 Web; Patt.1944 Web Equipment. A$30.00
War Office monthly issues,
bound as volumes by Commanding Officers. Hard
series to cover 1860 thru' 1926.
arms and trivia such as admirals’ chamber pots
of bound volumes,
chargers, rifle chests & ammunition boxes,
Reference here is
or militaria. The List of Changes were often referred to in official
correspondence and papers.
Land forces, Naval forces and later, Air Ministry, were separate services to
which a distinguishing letter was applied, ‘L’ for land, ‘N’ for naval and ‘A’
for air; ‘C’ was used where an
illust. out of print
illust. out of print
The five volumes are only available as a set ... ...
Full set special ... $185.00
Australian Load Carrying Equipment of British, American & Local Origin.
Hard cover with dust jacket, 11 x 8½ in., 128 pp, approx 250 illust. plus 8-page full colour
illustrated section with appropriate uniforms and small arms. ISBN 0 646 35322 5, 1998.
The pouches, slings, haversacks, leather & webbing, bandoliers, frogs, &c. from earliest Colonial days
in the eighteenth century to current issues, and on into the future.
Also includes current the NATO stock numbers.
‘WINCHESTER CATALOGUE No. 83’
Winchester Repeating Arms Co.
Soft embossed cover, 9 x 6 in., 88 pp with 60 illust. Facsimile reprint of desirable 1925 edition,
more than just a
contemporary catalogue. This edition features technical descriptions of 20 models available at the time; lever, pump, bolt and self-loading
rimfire, center-fire rifles and shotguns. Particularly useful are the drawings and descriptions of cartridges marketed by Winchester at the time as well.
cover and binding, similar
Ammunition technology of the day is
detailed. A$49.50, US$39.50
‘TREATISE ON AMMUNITION - 1887’
Hard cover, 9¾ x 6¼ in., 480 pp, 180 illust. with 9 additional full-colour plates plus fold-out charts. Facsimile reprint 1999, with dust
jacket. Very well-detailed and fully indexed treatise on British service small arms ammunition, gun ammunition, rockets, powder, charges, fuses, shot & projectiles. Especially for 19th century artillery enthusiasts, this would have to be the ultimate reference for ammunition of the period.