Militaria features strongly in Wombells Saturday auction sale


Antiques and fine arts auctioneers Wombells, of Upper Poppleton near York, play host to a spectacular pre-Christmas sale on Saturday November 16.

There are 760 lots to go under the hammer, including a strong militaria section featuring a wide range of quality swords, bayonets and equipment - including an unusual army butcher’s field kit.

Among the swords is an impressive WW1 British Army Royal Artillery Officer’s sword, of the kind featured in the Hollywood movie War Horse, with an etched blade by Wilkinson in field service leather scabbard and leather sword frog, circa 1916.

The sale also features a strong silver and jewellery section and a wide range of boxed collectables, furniture, ceramics and paintings.

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