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Week in History 17-23 July - The "Monty tour" arrives in Christchurch 70 years ago

Those of us who remember a certain movie from the 1990’s may jump to particular conclusions of what the “Monty tour” may be. It actually was the 1947 tour of Australasia by Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. 900 more words


A little haul...

Today I visited Davy’s Antiques and Collectors Market in Penzance, and I was pleasantly surprised to find such a great selection of militaria (among other antiquities) and at such good prices as well. 71 more words


Pick Of The Bunch - Vintage Inspired Tees

The t-shirt is probably the most undervalued, overworn item in anyone’s wardrobe, and now it’s getting to that time of year where you realise you should have bought that one you saw the other month but it’s now sold out. 213 more words


Globalizacja - czy to jest bezpieczne?

Ostatnio byłem w polskiej knajpce, czekając na francuskie naleśniki. Aby zabić czas popijałem wodę ze szklanki wykonanej w Hiszpanii, sprzedanej przez szwedzką firmę i przeglądałem wydarzenia opisane na brytyjskim portalu, korzystając z amerykańskiego telefonu zmontowanego w Chinach. 1,423 more words

Lead Military Plaque

French lead equestrian plaque dated 1929. Lead plaques were often given out at country fairs and agricultural shows for livestock competitions. This one is rare as it dates from 1929 and is for an equestrian competition. 43 more words



As a new blogger I feel I should really introduce myself; I’m Caitlin, an aspiring historian with a keen interest in modern history, collecting militaria and other antiques, and historical-style fashion. 125 more words

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