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Fine Art Sale Lot 1232


THE WORLD WARS ONE AND TWO HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS, PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS, MILITARIA AND BOOKS RELATING TO THE SERVICE OF BRIGADIER JAMES JOSEPH KINGSTONE (1892-1966), CBE, DSO AND BAR, MC, ADC TO THE KING, COLONEL OF THE 2ND DRAGOON GUARDS (THE QUEEN'S BAYS) 1945-59, to include a miniature group of orders, decorations and medals and the group of six World War Two medals of his son Capt J W Kingstone, RA Items relating to the service of Brig James Joseph Kingstone : group of 15 miniature orders, decorations and medals, including DSO and Bar.Mention in Despatches dated 16 March 1919Warrant of Appointment to the Distinguished Service Order dated 3rd June 1919Large and small albums of mounted photographs including parades, comrades, family, printed ephemera such as menus, race cards, orders of service (many for comrades in the Queen's Bays), funeral service of Gen the Lord Rawlinson of Trent, 1925, etcWarrant of Appointment Commander Order of the British Empire dated 29 March 1945Warrant of Appointment Commander Order of Orange Nassau dated 24 April 1946Miscellaneous WW2 stars, cloth insignia, cap and other badges, buttons and armbands, etcMiscellaneous printed ephemera including post cardsMaterial relating to the Queen's Bays:Finely embroidered silk, wool and metal thread banner, similar to a trumpet banner but smaller, 19th c (worn and frayed in places)Approx seven printed programmes for Trooping of the Colour, inspections,parades and other miscellaneous booklets Approx 27 official unmounted black and white photographs of Kingstone escorting H M Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, in company with General Eisenhower and several others in company with General Montgomery, one signed in ink by Montgomery Militaria: World War Two German articles including a yellow cotton minefield warning pennantLuftwaffe officer's pay book and several items of printed ephemeraCarl Zeiss 8 x 30 binoculars in leather caseLeather cased signalling torch, folding camera, leather tape measure, Christmas 1914 tin, brass army signalling horn by Griffiths & Browett Ltd 1894 (dented), etc1 Corps formation badge of cast iron (spearhead on a scarlet painted diamond) mounted on an oak plaque with engraved brass tablet inscribed Normandie Juin 6 1944Books: Williamson (H) The Fourth Division 1939-45, 1961; Edington (W R), A History of the Queen's Bays (the 2nd Dragoon Guards) 1929-1945, 1954; De Chair (Somerset), The Golden Carpet, presentation copy inscribed on the ffe "For Joe with the author's affectionate regards on the 2nd anniversary of the capture of Baghdad Somerset, 31 May 1943, N o 102/500 copies on mould made paper, quarter morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London 1943", uniform with The Silver Crescent, No 412/500, 1943World War Two Group of Six, 1939-1945 Star, Africa Star, first army clasp, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal and General Service Medal, one clasp, Palestine 1945-48 Captn J W Kingstone, RA mounted court style by Spink & Son Ltd, with a corresponding set of miniatures and his soldier's service and pay book (1127509 Joseph Warwick Kingstone born Simla, Punjab, 9 January 1923, enlisted Northampton 8 August 1941, etc

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