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***New In***Collection of WW2 Medals Boxed and Loose Examples Available.

Many boxed named examples as well as singles too.  

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***New In***An 18th Century Afghan Pulwar/ Pulouar Sword with Straight Double Edged Blade.

An 18th Century Afghan Pulwar/ Pulouar Sword with Straight Double Edged Blade. Huge blade and a very nice example. 

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***New In***WW1 Binoculars and Reference Books.

A really good complete set of Binoculars 1917 dated and maker marked.  Reference books... Lots more stock to add shortly! 

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***New In*** Very Rare Original Iron Cross 2nd Class - 1914 Non-combatant with Original Ribbon.

1914 Iron Crosses issued to non-combatants used a reverse-coloured ribbon scheme and are very rare. During the wars of 1813 and 1870 the Iron Cross 2nd class was awarded on a white ribbon to deserving 'non-combatants'. This included doctors, members of the Government, officials, and men of industry. The 1914 Iron Cross with a white ribbon continued...

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***New In***

All fresh in this morning a small collection of really nice items.   Be quick as some have already sold today!  - Zulu Spear - Various bayonets - Medals -Shell cases including a Falklands Argentinian example - WW1 Compass

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***New In***A Very Rare Arctic Convoy British Sheepskin Hat Dated 1943 WD and Maker Marked.

A super example with no nothing and in pristine condition. Maker marked and dated 1943 with crows foot (War Department) markings. A very rare example purchased directly fro WW2 veterans family. 

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***NOW SOLD***WW2 Chindit Owned Items.

The name and regiment of the Chindit will be given to the purchaser. All of these items were purchased directly for the son of the Chindit. 

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***Opening Hours Saturday 25th June 2022***

We will be opening our antique shop late on Saturday 25th June 2022 as we are visiting clients in the morning.  We will be open as follows: Open at: 1130 hrs Closing: 1500 hrs We look forward to seeing you.

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***New In***'O' Gauge Locomotive Pannier Tank 57xx. DCC Fitted. Mint in Box.

 'O' Gauge Locomotive Pannier Tank 57xx. DCC Fitted. Mint in Box. A superb example and wonderfully detailed. 

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***New In***Original HMS Sceptre Medals, Submariner Qualification Badges and Tie Pin.

These came in with the service medals for submariner from HMS Sceptre - famous for its collision with a Russian Submarine in 1981, denied by the British government and blamed on an iceberg!   - Submariner associated medals  *NOW SOLD* - Gold ring *NOW SOLD* -  7 Dolphin Qualification Badges - 1 Tie Pin

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Another Nihon-To Paper Translation and Appraisal for a Client Completed.

We very much enjoy providing translations and appraisals of Nihon-To for our clients and here is another example just completed by us.  An Osaka prefecture one on this occasion! 

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***New In***c1795 Brass Barrelled Flintlock Man-Stopper by 'Wilkinson' of 'Bristol'.

A Brass Barreled Flintlock Man-Stopper Pistol by 'Wilkinson of Bristol'. With a solid brass octagonal to round barrel, stamped 'BRISTOL' along the top flat and with Birmingham proofs, foliate engraved tang, stepped, bevelled lock signed 'WILKINSON'. Fully stocked in walnut with a raised moulding around the tail of the lock, brass mounts comprising ...

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***NOW SOLD***c1840 Very Fine London Made Screw-Off Barrel Percussion Pocket Pistol by 'Theophilus & Richards & Co' - 'London'.

A superbly made example with very fine detailing and a very high quality example maker marked (see pictures).  The detailing on this piece is outstanding 

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Antique Shop Closed on Thursday 16th June 2022.

We will be closed on Thursday 16th June 2022 as we are out on business seeing clients. We will be back open as usual on Friday. 

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Another clients sword back from our traditional Japanese sword polisher.

Another clients sword back from our traditional sword polisher. Chips to Ha removed and another Nihon-To saved.  This example was in a very poor state and heavily rusted - what a difference now to be enjoyed for future generations. 

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***New In***c1890 Victorian Police Cutlass with Rare Straight Blade Variation.

A really nice example in super condition complete with original scabbard. Numbered '84' to hilt. Rare straight bladed variation in superb condition. 

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***NOW SOLD***A Few Items Just Arrived This Morning...

 - A French Infantry Gladius M1831 - A French Infantry Gladius M1831 - WW1 K98 Bayonet 1  - French Gras Bayonet

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***42 Commando Falklands War 40th Anniversary Remembrance - A Time to Remember***Here We Have a Royal Humane Society Naval Party 8901 RM Cadet Gallantry Medal with Research.

Naval Party 8901, the original Royal Marine detachment on the Falklands when the Argentines invades replace the flag at Government House, Stanley after returning to the islands as part of 42 Commando (see photographs). Here we have a rarely seen medal and ephemera to a Royal Marines Cadet who became a Royal Marine that served throughout the Falklan...

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***New In***Two c1920 SRD Naval Rum Ration Jars.

Two nice examples just in.  Getting quite hard to find nowadays and a great item for your collection or man cave. 

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***Coming In Soon***

Coming in soon some very nice items including: - c1790 A Brown Bess Musket Marked 'GR Tower' - c1790 An English Blunderbuss with Spring Bayonet - c1770  A Cased Pair of Gentleman's Flintlock Pistols   - A c1795 Gentleman's Man Stopper Flintlock Pistol 

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1914 Iron Crosses issued to non-combatants used a reverse-coloured ribbon scheme and are very rare. During the wars of 1813 and 1870 the Iron Cross 2nd class was awarded on a white ribbon to deserving 'non-combatants'. This included doctors, members ...
All fresh in this morning a small collection of really nice items.   Be quick as some have already sold today!  - Zulu Spear - Various bayonets - Medals -Shell cases including a Falklands Argentinian example - WW1 Compass...
A super example with no nothing and in pristine condition. Maker marked and dated 1943 with crows foot (War Department) markings. A very rare example purchased directly fro WW2 veterans family. ...
The name and regiment of the Chindit will be given to the purchaser. All of these items were purchased directly for the son of the Chindit. ...
We will be opening our antique shop late on Saturday 25th June 2022 as we are visiting clients in the morning.  We will be open as follows: Open at: 1130 hrs Closing: 1500 hrs We look forward to seeing you....

About Us

Welcome to Armoury Antiques and Militaria and Binky’s Barn. This is a dual website with two distinct shopping experiences. Armoury Antiques and Militaria deal with all things related to swords, daggers, armour and military collectables, whilst Binky’s Barn is the Antique Furniture and Objet D'Art side of our business.

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Sale of Edged Weapons

We will require documentary evidence that you are over 18 years of age to comply with the current legislation when purchasing any edged weapons or antique flintlock/ percussion items. We will, in addition, require, a scanned copy of either your driving licence or passport as part of pur due diligence checks and legality checks. 

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Armoury Antiques and Militaria
4 The Pannier Market (Perimeter Shops)
Tavistock
Devon
PL19 0AL

Telephone: 07887 852523 Email:[email protected] 

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