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JP Humbert’s militaria sale on May 25 in Northamptonshire features a strong line up of 20th century German militaria.

This First World War-style army Imperial Officers pickelhaube helmet with articulated chin strap is estimated at £250-350.


This unusual George III silver caddy spoon in the shape of a jockey’s cap features in Hutchinson Scott’s May 19-20 sale in North Yorkshire.

Estimated at £300-500, it is marked for Birmingham, 1798, and measures 2in (5.5cm) long.


This 1950s Marx tinplate racing car is included in Lacy Scott & Knight’s Toys & Models sale in Bury St Edmunds on May 20. In red, it comes with silver and black detailing, the racing number 410 and tin-printed driver and silver wheels. It is guided at £70-100.


Mullock’s Sporting & Golfing Memorabilia auction on May 24-25 will offer this fully illustrated publication review of the 1903-04 Ashes tour in Australia.

England won the five-test series 3-2, with RE Foster scoring 287 to set a world record at the time for the highest individual test innings.

The tour was the first time Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) sponsored and arranged it. England wore the distinctive red and yellow stripes of the MCC as their colours, and did so until the tour to New Zealand in 1996-97.

Australian Tour Cricket Bringing Back The Ashes is encased within a hard cover, with age-related wears, and is guided at £140-180.