Category Archives: Relics & Memorabilia

Stielhandgranate M1917 Part Two Update

Those of you who found the two recent posts on the subject of German stick grendes of interest might like to know that the most recent post has had some stuff added at the end that you might like to … Continue reading

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Stielhandgranate M1917 Part Two

A couple of weeks ago we had a look at a pair of German stick grenade handles that I had recently acquired, and explained their operation in basic terms.

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Stielhandgranate M1917 Part One

It sometimes amazes me what you can still find, even now, for just a few quid.

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Having just returned from a few days r ‘n’ r in pastures old (Essex) and new (Suffolk) – for those of you who read the Back in Blighty posts, new categories for both counties will be appearing in due course … Continue reading

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A Tall Story

Those of you who’ve followed this site for a few years now might know that, although I’m not really a collector as such, I do have some battlefield relics I’ve picked up over the years on my travels, and I … Continue reading

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An Aussie in Flanders

A strip of camouflaged canvas from a downed German plane.

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A Day At The Fair

I was helping out at the Aldershot Militaria Society Fair in Farnham yesterday and found this in an odds and ends box.  Now I know nothing about medals, and it’s in pretty poor condition, but it looked interesting, and it … Continue reading

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