Major K.F.H. Waggett

Lot 303 (Medals & Militaria with Country Pursuits, 13th December 2019)

Sold for £2,300


Lot details

Major K.F.H. Waggett, a collection of WW II Commando militaria formerly belonging to Major Kenyon Waggett Middlesex Regiment, 12 and 5 Commando to include a a 1st pattern Fairbairn-Sykes commando fighting knife, the 16.6cm steel double edged blade marked to the forte The F-S Fighting Knife with Wilkinson Sword Co Ltd London to the opposing side, having a shaped cross guard and typical diamond chequered grip, housed in the original brown leather and brass mounted sheath, 30cm, together with a 2nd pattern Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife, having an unmarked blade with straight cross guard and lacking sheath, a military kukri, the blade of typical curved form stamped HW? 45, having a two piece riveted grip and housed in a leather sheath with War department mark and dated 1945, 43cm, a photograph of Capt Waggett with Lord Louis Mountbatten at Ta Ku Ling Frontier Outpost on the Chinese Border, a Special Forces cloth formation sign, an Eastern silver table cigarette box with presentation inscription " To Major "Ken" Waggett from the Officer's of 1/5 Commando 1942-1946" and various ephemera to include Commando Service certificate etc.

Also included in the lot are a WW I miniature 1914 Mons Star with clasp, British War and Victory medals, a pair of WW I binoculars in a brown leather case and a leather ammunition pouch, these items were given to Ken by his late father.

 

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