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12th LANCERS X 2 2 X Brass 20mm uniform button, King Edward 7th or George 5th crown. Fixed shank on rear, with maker\'s mark JENNER & CO LONDON, J R GAUNT & SONS LONDON Some wear, Grade 8
16th LANCERS UNIFORM BUTTONS (2) 16th LANCERS UNIFORM BUTTONS (2). Kings crown, small size (20mm) for sleeve or eppaulette
5 assorted US INSIGNIA REFERENCE BOOKS 5 assorted reference booklets on US Military insignia - metal and cloth.. 2 are LOW VOLUME publications on metal insignia - wings, pocket badges, etc for USN USCG USAAF USAF CAP, . LOOSE BOUND. 2nd is also loose bound and covers cloth insignia of Ww2, post war, Vietnam, aaf, Ww1, , tabs, , USMC. with many many variatons. the other 3 are private publications on army and Air force ROTC and High School cadet patches. , Army patches, USMC, USN, CG, NATIONAL / STATE GUARD, CIVIL AIR PATROL etc.. In all these 5 books cover a whole cross section of patches worn by all branches of the uS military from Ww1 through to the 80's ( which is when I acquired them ). Some loose pages but generally Grade 8+
5th DRAGOON GUARDS (X 2) 2 X GILDED Brass 20mm Officer's uniform buttons, One brass embossed, the other with seperate white metal castle in centre,Fixed shank on rear, with maker's mark PITT & CO MADDOX ST LONDON, Grade 9+
A.R.P WHISTLE A police style tubular whistle. Nickle plated with deeply marked details: A.R.P J HUDSON & CO BIRMINGHAM. Undated but certainly WW2 period. Slight wear. Grade 8+
BLACK BERET. Excellent quality beret in black wool with leather edging band and cloth liner with maker's label. Size UK 6 3/4, APPROX.. Spanish made by ELOSEQUI company TOLOSA , SPAIN. This beret is about 20 years old, purchased in Spain. It would make an excellent article for Spanish Civil War living history, or even perhaps Ww2 French resistance Maquis impressions. As new, Grade 10
BRITISH GENTLEMAN AT ARMS INDUCTION CITATION. 1871 BRITISH GENTLEMAN AT ARMS INDUCTION CITATION, VICTORIAN DATED 1871 Printed on stiff, waxed paper in "hand written" script and named to an officer late of the 10th Hussars. Hand written details of the sender and recipient and dated 8th March 1871. Has an offical seal dated 28.2.71 LONDON An excellent and rare example of British Military history. This document has been folded and stored for over 21 years..See photos for details 15 X 11 inches.. Grade 9
BRITISH . WW2 RETAINING TAB for No4 BAYONET WW2 RETAINING TAB for No4 BAYONET used with the No4 SPIKE BAYONET when carried in the SMLE frog. Used to prevent the complete bayonet and scabbard from falling out of the frog.. Rare item. Unissued, Leather has bark grained finsh to the surface. Slight discoloration to brass. NOTE: This offer is for the tab only, the bayonet & frog shown are for information purposes only. You are purchasing ONE TAB ONLY (General stock photo) CONDITION: 9+.
BRITISH 1937 PATTERN BACK PACK STRAPS . 'Pair' of LEFT AND RIGHT L shaped straps to attech to the P37 back pack or small pack. Khaki webbing with brass L shaped buckles and end tabs. Some are WW2 dated, others 1950's, some are mixed WW2 and post war dates, some are khaki blancoed with no visible markings - however they are useable as pairs. Priced accordingly. NOTE: Photo shows variations , ONE pair supplied. CONDITION 8
BRITISH CAVALRY TRUMPET Original British military cavalry tumpet / bugle. 19 inches long. marked near the mouth : MAYERS & HARRISON MAKERS MANCHESTER ENGLAND. Steel mouth piece. No date visible but presume this is pre 1960s due to aging and construction. Grade 8+
BRITISH LEATHER STRAP FOR OFFICER CAP. Beige colured , adjustable leather strap for officer\'s peaked cap. Unussued. Grade 10
BRITISH MILITARY WHISTLE- ACME ESCARGOT TYPE Nickle plated brass escargot (snail style) whistle. Some wear to plating with brass showing through...Sold individually & as available.
BRITISH MILITARY WRIST / THIGH COMPASS British military compass on long, canves strap for wear on the arm or the thigh. 1.5 inch diametere casing with flip up lid with mirrored inner surface.. Rear of case marked No15742/B. Khaki webbing strap with brass buckle. Total length of strap is 23 inches, allowing this to be worn on the thigh when seated. This suggests use by Seaborne units such as the SBS. I understand this to be post WW2 period Very clean, grade 9
BRITISH No4 BAYONET WITH AIRBORNE FROG US made N4 Mk 2 spike bayonet by SAVAGE. Blued finish and in it\'s steel, tapered scabbard. Fitted with an unblancoed khaki webbing frog with narrow scabbard loops and integral retaining strap which fits to the scabbard stud. NO markings, Original WW2. Fitted with an excellent repklica AIRBORNE PATTERN pouch to hold the steel action plate for a Sten SMG. This is in original period khaki webbing with a strap and loop quick releaser tab. The pouch has a tightly fitting loop wich slides over the main frog belt tloop, Pouch contains a replica, steel Sten plate. The original pouches are almost impossible to find thesedays, hence the quality reproduction offered here.. Bayonet Grade 8++, webbing grade 9++ See photos
BRITISH OLD BILL MASCOT
BRITISH P1853 ENFIELD BAYONET - Reproduction Good reproduction of the P1853 Enfirld socket bayonet with triangular blade. Some age patina. In brass mounted black leather scabbard. Repaired near the tip. Grade 8
BRITISH P1853 ENFIELD SOCKET BAYONET - BATTLEFIELD FIND !! A HEAVILY CORRODED example of a P53 socket bayonet for the Enfield rifle. Deeply pitted overall but the muzzle ring still works !! An original item. NO idea where this was dug up! Gettysburg ? Sevastopol ??? Who knows??. Grade 6
BRITISH P37 BAYONET FROG
BRITISH PHOTO GROUP BUCKINGHAM PALACE TROOPS Unusual original period photos of roops outside Buckingham Palace. Not sure of the vintage - some uniforms pre WW2 style but I originally thought for VE day ?? Coronation ?? No idea. there are 14 black & white standard size photos in this lot. Grade 9
BRITISH POSTCARD ARMY BOFORS GUN PHOTOS. 1950\'S Two b/w photos of a Bofors Gun crew in training. Post War - National service period. Grade 8
BRITISH SA 80 PARADE SCABBARD White nylon parade scabbard for the SA80 bayonet. Brass throat strip. Grade 9
BRITISH SWORD KNOT. ARMY. Modern issue British Army officer\'s full dress sword knot. Gold bullion wire with dark red stripes. Elongated acorn. CONDITION: 10 UNISSUED, AS NEW.
BRITISH WW1 OFFICER\'S COMPASS - ROYAL SCOTS Original WW1 Compass. Brass case with flip up lid.. Working dial. WW1 period , privately purchased by an Officer in the ROYAL SCOTS. Stamped on the lid with maker's name RICHARDSON, ADIE & Co EDINBURGH. The base is engraved G L STEWART R.S ( ROYAL SCOTS). Retains almost all of the blackened finish and thecomposition material ring on the base is intact.
BRITISH WW1 HOLSTER A rare example of a British revolver holster in 1914 pattern leather. Brown bark grained leaher with flap top secured by strap and brass stud. Top of flap fitted with a brass buckle and short strap to fit to belt or shoulder brace. Tunnel loop on rear. User\'s name part erased from inside of the flap. THis is NOT a standard regulation pattern holster, probably privately purchased but certainly of the WW! PERIOD. Will accept a 4 inch barrel revolver and possibly of Naval origian. Grade 8++
BRITISH WW1 OFFICER\'S COMPASS - DATED 1916 Original WW1 made and 1916 dated prismatic compass. Brass case with flip up lid with glass aperture. Working dial.. Suspension ring. Lid marked VERNERS PATTERN Vll. The base retains the composition padded ring and is stamped A /l E T.COOKE & SONS No 41014 1916. Most of blackened finish remains, Grade 9. Please note: Most WW1 compasses were privately purchased by officers at British Military tailors. It is rare to find a Militray issue example marked with a broad arrow /l stamp mark.
BRITISH WW1 OFFICER\'S COMPASS & CASE Original WW1 made prismatic compass. Brass case with flip up lid with glass aperture. Working dial.. Suspension ring. Most of blackened finish remains, NO maker\'s markings. Grade 9. In it\'s original brown leather belt pouch with closure strap. Grade 8+ Please note: Most WW1 compasses were privately purchased by officers at British Military tailors.
BRITISH WW1 OFFICER\'S SPURS Pair of high quality British Army officer's spurs. Nickle plated with dummy rowels. Russet brown leather ankle straps and instep protectors. Maker's name inside SWAINE & ALDENEY. Grade 9
BRITISH WW1 PATTERN COMPASS CASE PRE WW2 DATED A light brown leather case for a military Prismatic compass. Tear Drop shaped in Unpolished brown leather. Hinged top section and fitted with long leather strap. Front of pouch has hand written name NIMMO SMITH B2923. Rear of case is stamped M HARVEY & CO WALSALL 1937. Overall in excellent, Grade 9 condition
BRITISH WW2 CIVILIAN GAS MASK STRAPS Herringbone cotton head harness strps for the WW2 civilian gas mask. White or cream, marked Medium. With metal buckles. Grade 7++
BRITISH WW2 FORAGE CAP SUSSEX YEOMANRY OFFICER'S forage / side cap in Pale Yellow wool with dark blue fold down section. Fitted with Brass badge of the SUSSEX YEOMANRY. Brass General Service buttons at the front which secure the fold down ear / neck flaps. Interior with brown velvet head ban and black canvas interior. NO markings. Small sze aprox below a Uk 7. Exterior is faded on the insignia side and has visible moth damage to the surface. Other side has better colouring and a few moth marks. Generally grade 8
BRITISH WW2 No4 BAYONET TAB
BRITISH WW2 RATION BAG - 1943 WW2 white / cream cotton bag for dry food rations. Tie tape at top and dated 1943 with Broad Arrow mark. Varying conditions, all stitching Ok and no holes but some have storage stains. Clean ones sent out first. Grade 8++
BRITISH WW2 TRAINING MANUAL 1942 - GRENADES SMALL ARMS TRAINING MANUAL VoL 1 Pamphlet 13 GRENADE 1942. 48 pages with illustrations and details of British grenades of the period. Grade 8+
BRITISH WW2 TRAINING MANUAL 1943 BREACHING MINEFIELDS MILITARY TRAINING PAMPHLET No 40. MINES & BOOBY TRAPS 1943. Part 3 THE BREACHING OF MINEFIELDS. 24 pages with deatils and procedures used. Not many illustrations but a host of information. Grade 8+
BRITISH WW2 .303 PULL THROUGH ( SMALL) Thin cord with weight on the end. condition 9
BRITISH WW2 / 50\'s CLOTH ESCAPE MAP. EGYPT / TUNISIA/ sinai Scarce example of a double sided WW2 cloth escape map of the ALEXANDRIA - TOBRUK area of the Sahara desert. Dated 1945 ( revised 1952) and in unissued condition with heavy folded creases where it has been stored for so long ! Not a lot of detail but shows the coast, Qattar depression, and the start of the Great Sand Sea. With map symbols key on one side. THE OTHER SIDE shows aLEXANDRIA TO CAIRO , SUEZ CANAL and onwards to JERUSALEM / PALESTINE. Measures approx 26 x 24 inches. Grade 9
BRITISH WW2 ALLOY EARPHONE Single alloy earphone. Pretty sure it\'s British! Red markings around the edge. grade 8
BRITISH WW2 BREN SLING CLIP Original WW2 Bren sling spring clip. Working. Plus 2 other parts for Bren slings - see photos. Rusty, Grade 7+
BRITISH WW2 CIVILIAN GAS MASK FILTER SEALS Black rubber bvand type seal for the civilian or Civilian Duty gas mask. printed dates - assorted and as available.. Not perished or torn, Grade 8+
BRITISH WW2 CIVILIAN GAS MASK SMOKE FILTER Round smoke filter to be fitted to the front of the WW2 Civilian mask ( usually with tape). No visible markings. Green tinted finish. Slight surface rust, not perforated. grade 8
BRITISH WW2 GAS MASK HEAD STRAP RUBBER SECTION Black rubber section of head harness. Slots for straps. Printed date 1 / 42 with spec numbers. Supple, not perforated but is curved. Grade 8
BRITISH WW2 LIGHTER - ERITREA 1945 Unusual style of lighter, possibly locally made? Alloy and brass rectangular case with flip up top and lonG side wheel . Tortoiseshell inlay On one side. Engraved Tessie or Jessie and ERITREA 1945. Note: the side striker wheel is similar to Dunhill lighters. Possibly locally made with salvaged lighter parts ?? grade 8 PLEASE NOTE; Due to postal restrictions, lighters are only availble for sales / despatch to UK addresses only
BRITISH WW2 LONDON SCOTTISH OFFICER\'S BONNET High quality khaki wool top with khaki tourie in the centre. Khaki silk type matrial lining. No label, fits a Uk 7 1/4. Fitted with a white metal LONDON SCOTTISH Regimental badge with a brooch pin fitting on the rear. excellent, Grade 9
BRITISH WW2 P1937 BAYONET FROG & LEATHER TAB for No4 BAYONET Unblancoed Khaki webbing bayonet frog for the P1907 sword bayonet. Unsewn hilt retainer loop No date or markings. Unissued, grade 9. Supplied with an original leather and brass tab to attach the No4 spike bayonet to this frog. LEATHER HAS BARK GRAINED PATTERN TO THE SURFACE, BRASS SLIGHTLY DISCOLOURED Grade 9 (For a full description of the tab and it\'s use, please see stock item 50002).
BRITISH WW2 P1937 MAP CASE. 1941 Khaki canvas covered map case, dated 1941 and made by W& G (Waring and Gillow). Smooth Canvas front flap, interior Perspex map pocket, pencil holders and brown fibre backing board. NO strap. Condition 8+
BRITISH WW2 P37 SHOULDER STRAP FOR PACK SINGLE khaki webbing L shaped strap to fit to back pack. LEFT SIDE. Green blancoed finish, some with QM marks , UNDATED. CONDITION: 8
BRITISH WW2 PHOTOGRAPH of a LAND ARMY GIRL WW2 b/w photo of a Land Army Girl. Studio photo, dated on the back 1944. In card frame. Grade 9
BRITISH WW2 RAF ESCAPE COMPASS RARE & ORIGINAL example of a Small compass with brass case and glass top. Chemically blackened finish with some wear. Inside with 4 pointed star shaped pointer with white and red dot markings. Measures 15 mm diametre and 5 mm deep. Working order. This is an ORIGINAL compass. These were issued to RAF aircrew to be carried in escape kits or sewn into uniforms etc. These were also issued to SOE operatives. There are NO markings on this but bear in mind that if captured by the enemy it had no British markings or lettering to denote it\'s origin. Grade 9 condition THIS IS THE LAST ONE !!!!!!
BRITISH WW2 REPRINT R.A.F PAMPHLET xcellent and intersting reprint of a 1941 Air Ministry booklet issued to Airmen with details of what to do if you are captured. Folded stiff card with 6 pages. Marked NOT TO BE CARRIED IN AIRCRAFT. Excellent reprint, has small bar code label on rear WHICH CAN BE REMOVED WITH CARE.. Condition 10 1
BRITISH WW2 TIE Brown knitted wool with fringed ends. Mid to late WW2 issue.
BRITISH WW2 WATERBOTTLE COVER. 1943 DATED Bag type cover, unblancoed KK webbing with BRASS buckles. WW2 DATED inside or on the lower strap 1943 Short straps at sides fitted brass buckles Unissued, minor storage stains. We have the last few with various maker names cover supplied may differ from the one shown CONDITION: 8+.
BRITISH WW2 WIRE CUTTER. 1942? Steel wire cutter with folding handles. Slight corrosion to surface ( not red rust!) obscures the date which I think is 1942 . Maker\'s name CHATERLEA. Condition 8.
BRITISH. 10 BUTTONS FOR DENIM BATTLE DRESS Dark khaki/green plastic buttons with metal shank. To be worn on the Denim Battledress blouse, trousers etc. UNISSUED. Sold as a lot of 10
BRITISH. WW2 WEBBING SLING FOR .303 RIFLE P1937 webbing sling for the .303 SMLE or No 4 rifles. Khaki webbing with WHITE BLANCOED finish, probably for Guards battalions. Brass hooks at ends. Can be re blancoed to your own choice of Khaki ! No clear dates as this will be under the white finish these could be WW2 or post war. Photo shows general condition - ONE sling supplied
EARLY CAVALRY HELMET Purchased as original… found to be a reproduction & therefore unsaleable. Held in stock
ENGLISH FOLDING FORK AND CORKSCREW. Pre WW1 vintage Horn slab grips with nickle folding fork and steel corkscrew.. No maker's name. 7 inches open, 4 inches when closed.. Grade 8
ENGLISH FOLDING POCKET KNIFE - Pre WW1 Unusually long and thin folding pocket knife. English made with maker's name FISHER SHEFFIELD ENGLAND on the4 inch blade. Nickle b0lster and polished horn slab grips. Measures 10 inches when opened, 6 inches closed. Grade 8
GARDE DU CORPS HELMET exchanged for 9th Lancer officer cap at Thetford military show January 2023
GAS MASKS WW1 LA GUERRE DES GAZ 1915-1918 . Gerard Lachaux & Patrice Delhomme.. Published 1985 . 155 pages, softback. FRENCH TEXT. Full of excellent illustrations and period photos of GAS MASKS of all types and cobatant nations of Ww1. Grade 9 Limited publication, this is No 1961 of 2000 printed
GERMAN 2 HANDED SWORD. Victorian period copy. Very good example of a 15th century style double handed sword, of German origin. This item is a VICTORIAN ERA COPY, made for decoration. It is NOT a modern made sword for re enactment etc. Large pommel, wire bound grip. Curved crossguard and a 36 inch double edged blade. Has been varnished which has cracked and made the surface dirty, however this could be cleaned off if you wish to do so. Overall in good, sound condition, cross guard slightly loose.. Grade 8
GERMAN K98 RIFLE SLING - Reproduction Excellent reproduction sling for the WW2 K98 rifle. In DARK BROWN leather with blackened metal fittings. main sling wih adjustable metal slider and seperate tab to fit in recess on the rifle butt. BRAND NEW, GRADE 10+ condition LAST ONE !!!!!
GERMAN ORIGINAL WW2 DAGGER / SWORD HANGER SPRING CLIP Original Grman Ww2 made spring clip for a dagger or sword hanging strap. Nickle plated, strong spring, no markings. Grade 8+
GERMAN Pre WW1 PERIOD PORCELAIN PIPE BOWL Pre WW1 PERIOD PORCELAIN PIPE BOWL with hand painted portrait of KAISER WILHELM. 15 CMS in length with silver plated flip up cap. Ribbed end to fit pipe stem is undamaged. Hand painted full colour portrait of Kaiser Wilhelm. GRADE 9 Condition: Very Good , No chips or cracks ( see photos)
GERMAN STEEL HELMETS WW1 - WW2 DER DEUTSCHE STAHLHELM bY LUDWIG BAER. 80 pages hardback , printed 1975 with photos and identification of German steel helmets. Grade 9
GERMAN WW1/WW2 STRAP Heavy duty BROWN leather strap with steel roller buckle. 90 cms long x 2 cms wide. No visible markings. Grade 8. Please note: In WW1 and WW2 the German Army used a lot of horses for transport etc. This strap may be horse harness related or not, however is certainly useable with any equipment of the period. ONE AVAILABLE.
GERMAN WW2 K TANK LIGHTER WW2 period German K TANK petrol lighter. Polished metal casing with pull off lidt o reveal operating wheel and wick. Sparks when rotated. Pull off lower section which is a small fuel tank. In it\'s original sales carton which once held six of these lighters. Near new condition, Grade 10 Note: About 25 years ago I had a number of these lighters in their cartons. Sold them all and it\'s good to have another one after all this time ! PLEASE NOTE; Due to postal restrictions, lighters are only availble for sales / despatch to UK addresses only
GERMAN WW2 WINTER MITTENS Pair of WW2 German winter mittens. Field grey canvas with soft white cloth lining. Adjustable straps at wrists, metal buckles. NO visible markings. Grade 8
GERMAN WW2 CIGARETTE PAPERS Card packet of 50 cigarette papers. Pyramids & camels scene on front. 2 tone green printed ONLY. LAST ONE !!
GERMAN WW2 LIGHTER WEHRMACHT ISSUE petrol lighter. Polished metal casing with pull off lid to reveal wheel and wick ( no flint fitted). Casing embossed with KW trade mark and DOUBLE SPORTS ELISORN.. In it\'s original issue carton with trade marks, illustrations, German text and over stamped FUR WEHRMACHT. gRADE 10 PLEASE NOTE; Due to postal restrictions, lighters are only availble for sales / despatch to UK addresses only
GERMAN WW2 LIGHTER Original WW2 German military lighter. Round alloy casing with pull off lid to reveal operating wheel and wick ( working). Lower section unscrews to reveal wadding. No markings although years ago I had some of these marked DRGM. Grade 10 PLEASE NOTE; Due to postal restrictions, lighters are only availble for sales / despatch to UK addresses only
GERMAN WW2 RAZOR BLADE CARTON LABELS X 2 (Ref 131) 2 empty cartons for german razor blades. LUXUS and MY BARBER brands. Lids are loose. Grade 8
INDIAN MEDICAL SERVICE UNIFORM BUTTON GILDED Brass 25mm Officer's uniform button, King Edward 7th Imperial cypher (ERI) and crown. Fixed shank on rear, with maker's mark JENKINS LONDON, Grade 9+. Small batch available Priced for ONE button
ITALIAN BERETTA SCABBARD - US STYLE US Garnad style scabbard for the post WW2 Beretta rifle. Green fibre body with plain metal throat - fitted with khaki webbing belt loop. Parts could be used to renovate a Ww2 garand scabbard. Grade 8++
JAPANESE COMPASS - LACQUERED WOOD CASE Unusual, vintage Japanese compass. 7 cms diameter woden case with lacquered finish and red Japanese writing. Pull off lid reveals a simple, small ( 2cms) compass surrounded by a dial bearing numerous Japanese markings which may be numbers or ??? Around the compass the words North South east West appear on \"English\" suggesting that this is a piece made for the tourist or export markets. Very unusual item, Grade 8+
K98 RIFLE TYPE BUTT TAB FITTING FOR SLING Brown leather with brass stud. Flexible centre section ( WW2 German is a solid metal plate covered in leather). Fits into slot on k98 butt. Long strap fits to press stud. Being flexible it doesn\'t fit tightly but does the job ! Good condition, GRAde 8+. Not sure of the origin of this, possibly post war Czech or Isreali ??????????? See photos
LEATHER HELMET CHIN STRAP ASSEMBLY Unusual brown leather chinstrap assembly for a ?? Steel helmet. Thick brown leather with circlalr chin cup section and 4 mounting straps. One with metal fitting. AIRBORNE STYLE Condition 8 SPARES & REPAIRS
LONDON METROPOLITAN POLICE WHISTLE a Metropolitan police marked tubular whistle and suspension chain. Nickle with deeply marked details: THE METROPOLITAN - PATENT - METROPOLITAN POLICE J HUDSON & CO BIRMINGHAM and with Policeman's number 029702. Grade 9
LONDON METROPOLITAN POLICE WHISTLE A Metropolitan police marked tubular whistle and suspension chain. Nickle with deeply marked details: THE METROPOLITAN - PATENT - METROPOLITAN POLICE J HUDSON & CO BIRMINGHAM and with Policeman's number 017464. Grade 9
MILITARY DRUM - AMERICAN CIVIL WAR PAINTED DESIGN An excellent example of a British military drum which has been hand painted with an American Civil War design. Brass drum with white rope tensioners and with top and bottom skins intact. Maker\'s name on one side. Front part of the drum hand painted with a large Union American Eagle design with banners painted 18th Regiment US Infantry and central shild painted Co E. The colours being red white and blue and are unfaded. No surface wear. This drum was painted in around 2003 by an expert signwriter and artist. Drum probably dates form the 1950\'s period and measures 14 inches in height with a diametre of 14 inches. Weight approximately 3.8 kgs. Please Note: When packed this has a high volumetric weight so will be expensive to post outside of the UK. Postage prices shown DO NOT APPLY. Export postage rates on request by email.
MILITARY JACKET
MILITARY KNIVES military knives can now be found in the BAYONETS, MILITARY KNIVES & ACCESSORIES section
MINIATURE BRASS CANNON BARREL - Pre 1900 Small brass cannon barrel 3.5 inches in length with small bore and touch hole at the breech section. Pre 1900. Trunnions removed and has been fitted into a wooden pistol style stock. The barrel is held in place with three copper wire bands. CONDITION: 8+
MINIATURE SUIT OF ARMOUR - ELIZABETHAN STYLE A LATE VICTORIAN PERIOD miniature reproduction suit of armour in the ELIZABETHAN style. Standing 17 inches tall on a 5 inch square base . All steel construction and an excellent miniature of the real size suit with proportional measurements. Fitted to a padded wooden body. With flexible arms, legs etc and with 2 handed sword and shield. Bright polished finish. NOTE: This item was originally made in the late 19th Century. At this time there was a great fashion for armour to decorate the Victorian houses of earler styling. There was not enough real armour for this market and various craftsmen ( Notably Schmidt of Germany) produced exact, full size, reproductions of armour. The original full size versions have their own market today. It is unclear as to quite why miniatures such as offered here were made. It is thought that they were sales samples or apprentice models or simply smaller scale reproductions. Generally Grade 8++
MINIATURE SUIT OF ARMOUR - GOTHIC STYLE A LATE VICTORIAN PERIOD miniature reproduction suit of armour in the GOTHIC style. Standing 17 inches tall on a 5 inch square base . All steel construction and an excellent miniature of the real size suit with proportional measurements. Fiteed to a padded wooden body. With flexible arms, legs etc and with 2 handed sword and shield. Mismatched gauntlets and a little attention required with the steel wire inner suspension of the arms. Bright polished finish. NOTE: This item was originally made in the late 19th Century. At this time there was a great fashion for armour to decorate the Victorian houses of earler styling. There was not enough real armour for this market and various craftsmen ( Notably Schmidt of Germany) produced exact, full size, reproductions of armour. The original full size versions have their own market today. It is unclear as to quite why miniatures such as offered here were made. It is thought that they were sales samples or apprentice models or simply smaller scale reproductions. Generally Grade 8++
NETHERLANDS RESPIRATOR FILTERS Dutch Army filter for gas mask. Screw on cap and rubber seal. In plastic bag. UNUSED. 1960\'s period?? Not offered as working. Grade 10
ORIGINAL LABEL for B4 FLIGHT BAG - WW2 USAAF An original label for a USAAF B-4 flight bag . Black with white lettering and spec numbers. Grade 9
PAINTED METAL PLAQUE - AMERICAN CIVIL WAR SOLDIER An excellent, hand painted alloy relief figure of an American Civil War Union infantryman. 23 inches tall. Gloss painted as per the photos. Some minimal wear to the arm and minor wear elsewhere. Rear is unpainted and has US maker name and dated 1968. Painted in approx 2003. 23 inches tall, 10 inches wide at the base. Grade 9
PETER FINER ARMS & ARMOUR CATALOGUE 1996 An outstanding 1996 catalogue of items offered by PETER FINER - a world leader in the sales of antique arms and armour. A full colur reference for fine arms & armour and full of colour photos and precise details of the items offered. Swords, firearms, armour and related items. Paperback cover, I Have not counted the pages !! Generally Grade 9 with unmarked pages, some creasing etc to the cover
PETER FINER ARMS & ARMOUR CATALOGUE 1999 An outstanding 1999 catalogue of items offered by PETER FINER - a world leader in the sales of antique arms and armour. A full colur reference for fine arms & armour and full of colour photos and precise details of the items offered. Swords, firearms, armour and related items. Hard back with dust jacket, I Have not counted the pages !! Generally Grade 9 with unmarked pages, some creasing etc to the jacket.
PETER FINER ARMS & ARMOUR CATALOGUE 2001 An outstanding 2001 catalogue of items offered by PETER FINER - a world leader in the sales of antique arms and armour. A full colur reference for fine arms & armour and full of colour photos and precise details of the items offered. Swords, firearms, armour and related items. Hard back with dust jacket, I Have not counted the pages !! Generally Grade 9 with unmarked pages, some creasing etc to the jacket.
PETER FINER ARMS & ARMOUR CATALOGUE 2008 An outstanding 2008 catalogue of items offered by PETER FINER - a world leader in the sales of antique arms and armour. A full colur reference for fine arms & armour and full of colour photos and precise details of the items offered. Swords, firearms, armour and related items. Hard back with dust jacket, I Have not counted the pages !! Generally Grade 9 with unmarked pages, some creasing etc to the jacket.
PETER FINER ARMS & ARMOUR CATALOGUE 2013 An outstanding 2013 catalogue of items offered by PETER FINER - a world leader in the sales of antique arms and armour. A full colur reference for fine arms & armour and full of colour photos and precise details of the items offered. Swords, firearms, armour and related items. Hard back with dust jacket, I Have not counted the pages !! Generally Grade 9 with unmarked pages, some creasing etc to the jacket.
Photograph: U.S GENERAL DWIGHT D EISENHOWER REPRINTED 10 X 8 inch GLOSSY BLACK & WHITE PHOTO of U.S GENERALS EISENHOWER AND BRADLEY with 2 FRENCH GENERALS. A nice shot of IKE apparently telling the French officers something amusing. What, we'll never know! Nice uniform details of the French, one of whom wears a British P37 webbing belt. Original was censored as an officer in the background has his face obscured. This is NOT ORIGINAL but a reprint of an official WW2 photo. SEE PHOTO FOR DETAILS (OF THE PHOTO!). Some creases but generally very good. Grade 9. See item 51019 for origin.
PIN UP GIRL CARDS BOX 100
POCKET COMPASS - NICKLE CASE Small pocket compass with 3.5 cms diametre white metal case. White dial with printed markings.. NO maker\'s name to identify the country of origin but the style of the dial is very similar to Waltham USA compasses of the inter war period. Grade 8+
PRINT WW1 US 28th INFANTRY - MEN OF IRON Full colour print depicting 28th Division Pennsylvania National Guard Infantry Regt. Set in the Champagne Marne offensive, July 1918 , it shows a company of infantry assaulting German positions. 35 X 27 cms. Grade 9
PRINT WW1 USA INFANTRY HELL FIGHTERS FROM HARLEM Full colour print depicting 396 Infantry regt. Set in the Argonne campaign, it shows a company of Black infantry assaulting German positions. 35 X 27 cms. Grade 9
REPRINTED WW2 PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS In the mid 1980's I purchased a group of items relating to GeneralEisenhower's SHAEF Headquarters in the UK - yes, such things did turn up back then!!. There were various items of (non classified) paperwork along with a group of original press photographs, many of which have appeared in books etc ever since. Along with the well known photos were a group which were obviously taken at the time but not released in public. I always called them the "next one on the film roll" or they just were not the correct quality for release. ALL of these originals were sold years ago, however I had some reprinted at the time and have had them stored for over 25 years ! Although I cannot say where or when the originals of these were taken , they do form an excellent and unusual reference of uniforms etc of the period. These are NOT ORIGINAL but reprints of official WW2 photographs
REPRODUCTION AND FILM PROP ITEMS aLTHOUGH SOME ITEMS APPEAR IN THIS SECTION, most of these items are now to be found in the various categories to which they relate ( PERIOD, COUNTRY, CLOTHING, EQUIPMENT etc) . Each Reproduction item is clearly marked in it's description.
RUSSIAN CIGARETTE CASE 1916 A very unusual IMPERIAL RUSSIAN, WW1 period PRISONER OF WAR made wooden cigarette case / tobacco box. Inset hinged lid with hand engraved dates 1914 and 1916, leaf design and Cyrillic lettering - translated as IN MEMORY OF THE WAR Set with an Imperial Russian army button . Overall in excellent condition for it being made of wood ! 12.5 x 8.5 x 2 cms. Grade 9
SOVIET RUSSIAN ENAMEL CAP INSIGNIA.(10). 1980\'s era PACK OF 10 original Soviet cap badges. Red enamel with gold hammer & syckle device. bend over pins on the rear. Condition10
SPAIN. MUZZLE ADAPTOR FOR M41 BOLO BAYONET Steel adaptor enables the M41 Bolo bayonet to be fitted to the M43 mauser rifle as used by Spain during WW2. Fits into mortice slot on bayonet pommel. Blued finish with some wear but not rusted or pitted. In storage grease which can be easily removed with methylated spirit etc. Evidently there should be a small steel pin through the tiny hole in the side of the adaptor for permanent fitting to the rifle, but this is not present. The adaptor will still fit to the bayonet & the rifle. Photos show 2 adaptors and, for illustration purposes only, an adaptor actually fitted to a bayonet. HOWEVER this lot contains ONE ADAPTOR ONLY and does NOT include the bayonet !
STONES GLOSSARY .1961 George Cameron Stone REFERENCE BOOK A GLOSSARY OF THE CONSTRUCTION, DECORATION AND USE OF ARMS AND ARMOR IN ALL COUNTRIES AND IN ALL TIMES. An excellent, vintage, reference book on European , Eastern and Natve edged weapons, polearms, armour and firearms .Originally Published in 1934 this is the first reprint in 1961 . A large format 11 x 9 x 2 inches hardbacked book with 690 pages. Full of details and photographic illustrations of all sorts of weapons and armour from the humble wooden club to suits of armour. Grade 8+ and complete with dust jacket ( with minor external damge and discolouration). EX LIBRIS BLUNDERBUSS ANTIQUES Please Note: This item weighs 3 kgs when packed and will be VERY EXPENSIVE to post overseas.
SWEDEN. BAYONET FROG for M1896 BAYONET Brown leather frog to fit the M1896 Swedish Mauser bayonet. With retro fitted leather retaining strap and buckle which was officially done by the Swedish military but does not match for colour. Rivetted or sewn, as available. Could do with a good polish. Will fit many other bayonets if required. Condition: 8 LAST FEW
THE GERMAN SNIPER VoL 1. Reference Book Excellent reference book on THE GERMAN SNIPER THE MAN AND HIS WEAPONS. 164 pages, softback Full of details on German Sniper weapons with detailed photos. Printed in 1975 in the USA. PLEASE NOTE: This book has suffered wet damage about 15 years ago. It's dry now but some of the pages (27 to 38) are still stuck together and would need carefully pulling apart. Many of the lower page sections are wrinkled and stained but the text and photos are still clear. YES this devalues the book so it's price is reflected with this in mind. I saw a copy of this book sold for £90 about 5 uears ago ! Generally grade 7 - 8
U.S NAVY WOMAN\'S GARRISON CAP Beige wool elastique material with distinctive Banana curve. rayon head band. Size 22 1/2 and with USN spec label. Post Ww2 but identical design. Grade 8+
US MILITARY PATTERN JUNGLE BOOTS Black nylon uppers with black leather shoe section. Heavy duty cleated sole. Commercial pattern but frequently used by military personnel who seem to like to purchase their own footwear !. Marked size 13 (US) these fit a UK size 12 with a wide fitting. Very good condition, but a few mud splashes ! Condition 8++
US WW2 PATTERN WATERBOTTLE COVER . Post WW2 Post WW2 military issue water bottle cover, almost identical to the late WW2 US version. Wire belt hook on the rear, twin lift the dot snap fasteners and sewn reinforcement lines down the front. Will hold a US waterbottle and metal cup. In a SPRAY PAINTED LIGHT OD colour Grade 8+ ( Please Note: Photos show a group of these for variations of colour etc. You are purchasing ONE cover only)
USA / BRITISH HELMET CAMMO NET - Repro Khaki mesh net, large enough to fi ta US M1 or British Mk 2 steel helmet. As new. Excellent reproduction. Grade 10
USA CIVIL WAR / WESTERN CUTLERY - Knife & Fork Excellent replica of an American Civil war ere knife and fork set. Wooden handles. Grade9
USA M1 PATTERN HELMET LINER CHIN STRAP. TAN leather with adjuster buckle and triangular end clips. Late / Post WW2, original military issue, identical to WW2 pattern. Some rivets replaced. Colour of leather may vary slightly from the photo. Grade 8
USA M56 ( and later) SLIDING BELT CLIP M1956 sliding belt clip for assorted pouches, waterbottles etc. Grade 9
USA NAVY WHITE WEBBING OFFICER BELT - Modern White webbing with gold coloured officer pattern buckle with locking bar. Brass tip. To fit a 40 inch waist with a short length through the buckle. Grade 9 Modern period
USA . USAF FLYING GLOVE INSERTS - Brown nylon ( like silk) gloves with brown wool wristband. Label with spec numbers, dated 83 and size Medium.. IDENTICAL to the WW2 pattern.CONDITION: 8+
USA 48 STAR FLAG Excellent example of a US 48 Star flag. Cotton multi piece flag approx 60 x 36 inches. Brass eyelets at cornwrs,. Each star is individually embroidered and the stripes are all seperate and sewn together, NOT a cheap printed nylon version ! Grade 10
USA AIRBORNE CAR WINDOW DECAL 14 x 2 inch car window decal with AIRBORNE and US paratrooper wings insignia. Clear backing. Unused. Grade 8+
USA ARMY / AAF OFFICER CAP BADGE GOLD COLOUR EAGLE insignia for peaked cap. Screw back with clutch pins for getting it straight ! Modern issue but identical to WW2 Army and AAF Grade 10
USA ARMY ENLISTED CAP INSIGNIA. Post WW2 Enlisted Man's cap badge for the service dress cap. US eagle within an open ring. Unususla BRITISH type lug fittings on rear. Grade 8
USA ARMY PARATROOPER WINGS Modern military insignia, identical to WW2. Silver paratrooper wings. Clutch pin backed. grade 9
USA COLT .45 HOLSTER - REPRODUCTION Brown leather holster for the .45 Colt pistol. Flap top stamped US. Steel wire belt hook and with brass rivets ( unusual on most repros). Overall in very good condition, leather is finished in a russet brown polish. Condition 9
USA INFANTRY OFFICER CROSSED RIFLES COLLAR INSIGNIA PAIR Modern military insignia, identical to WW2. Gold crossed rifles. Clutch pin backed. Grade 9
USA M43 TYPE SHOVEL - Post Ww2 European Excellent post WW2 military folding shovel, almost identical to WW2 USA M43 patetrn. OD canvas cover with LTD stud closure and wire belt hook on the rear. Shovel with folding head and wooden haft. Same as US type but has chequered steel locking collar. Suitable for Re enactment, this item came with a batch of Film Prop kit from Saving Private Ryan although there are no costume dept markings to back this up. Grade 8+
USA MILITARY POLICE CAR WINDOW DECAL 14 x 2 inch car window decal with MILITARY POLICE and crossed pistols insignia. Clear backing. Unused. Grade 8+
USA NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION MARKSMAN AWARD Civilian Marksman award or the NRA. Badge suspended below MARKSMAN tab with brooch pin. Grade 8
USA PARATROOPER WINGS DECAL 7 x 4 inch car window decal with US paratrooper wings insignia. Clear backing. Unused. Grade 8+ 1
USA VARGA GIRL PIN UP CALENDAR - 1944. Reprinted 1989 Excellent reprint of the 1944 ESQUIRE VARGA GIRL CALENADAR. Each page with pin up girl and verse. In paper envelope. Reprinted in 1989 for the 45th anniversary of D day, this is actually 33 years old !! Grade 9++
USA VINTAGE KA-BAR SPORTING KNIFE. Excellent sporting knife made by KA-BAR. Alloy pommel, leather grip, short guard and 4.5 inch blade with slight clip back tip. Blade stamped Ka-bar at the ricasso. The style of the name suggests post WW2 vintage. In it's russet brown leather scabbard with stitched and rivetted edge , integral belt loop and leather hilt retainer strap. NOT military issue, although many such sporting knives found their way to the front lines of many conflicts. Grade 8+++
USA WW1 MEDICAL DRESSING VEST Original Ww1 chest pouch vest to hold Medical Dressings. Tan cotton with 12 individual pockets with a smooth press stud on each flap. Canvas shoulder / neck strap and 4 cloth body tie tapes. Dated 1918 with maker's name on the rear. Unissued, Grade 10. NOTE: These are often identified as WW1 GRENADE VESTS. Whilst they may have seen use for this purpose, the sheer weight of 12 grenades in the pockets would have been impossible to operate with !
USA WW1 / WW2 M1912 MAG POUCH FOR .45 PISTOL Tan webbing pouch with pointed flap top fitted with twin LTD stud closures. 2 inner pockets with puckered lower edge, each for a magazine for the M1911A1 .45 pistol. Rear fitted with press stud to attach to the M1912 pistol belt. Maker mark RUSSELL , date obscured by this stud.. Grade 9
USA WW1 / WW2 WATERBOTTLE SET Early WW2 issue U.S waterbottle set. Tan webbing cover with Lif The Dot fasteners and standard, steel wire, belt hook on the rear. Faded but visible US mark and faded, just visible, maker\'s name HARIAN and date on rear. Alloy bottle with METAL screw cap. Dated US -1918 - TJWBM CO on the rear Alloy cup with folding handle. Base stamped U.S LF&C 1941. All pieces in G8+ condition, some staining to the cover
USA WW1 INFANTRY OFFICER COLLAR INSIGNIA WW1 U.S Infantry officer's collar insignia. Large crossed rifles with lettering 14 B ( 14th Infantry Co B). short bent wire fitting on rear. Gilt fittings grade 8+
USA WW1 M1905 CANVAS COVER FOR SCABBARD RARE EXAMPLE of a canvas scabbard covering for the PRE WW1 US M1905 SPRINGFIELD BAYONET. An almost unique opportunity to obtain a spare scabbard cover for someone with a worn or damaged cover . Tan canvas with steel wire belt hook at the top and brown leather tip .. I have had this cover in a spares box for over 25 years. GRADE 8
USA WW1 M1918 MAGAZINE POUCH Tan smooth webbing magazine pouch for the Colt .45 pistol. M1918 model with 2 LTD studs and rounded flap. Stud on rear to fit to pistol belt. maker marked inside the flap R H LONG and dated either 7 -18 or 8 -18. Grade 9. Photo shows two pouches, you are buying one.
USA WW1 QUARTERMASTER ENLISTED COLLAR INSIGNIA WW1 Enlisted man's collar disc for the ARMY ORDNANCE COPRPS. Gilded finish, screw back fitting. Grade 8
USA WW1/WW2 M1912 MAGAZINE POUCH Tan webbing magazine pouch for the Colt .45 pistol. M1912 model with 2 LTD studs and pointed flap. Stud on rear to fit to pistol belt. maker marked inside the flap RUSSELL and dated 1919. Too late for WW1 but still used in WW2. Grade 9.
USA WW2 E AWARD PAPERWORK Original WW2 Colour printed booklet for the award ceremony of the US Navy E (Efficiency) award to FLEETWOOD CRAFTSMAN, FLEETWOOD PA October 6th 1942. Condition 10
USA WW2 ICE CREAM WRAPPER Small waxed paper Ice Cream wrapper. WW2 US home front item. Condition 9 1
USA WW2 CLOTH HONORABLE DISCHARGE INSIGNIA Silk woven INSIGNIA WORN ON THE UNIFORM BY SOLDIERS WITH AN Honorable Discharge. Normally known as the RUPTURED DUCK patch. Sold individually
USA WW2 CLOTH OVERSEAS SERVICE STRIPES INSIGNIA Yellow cotton embroidered directly on OD backing. Each stripe issued for 6 months overseas service. Sold in single pieces of 2 strips.
USA WW2 ENLISTED INFANTRY COLLAR INSIGNIA Domed brass, mid war pattern. Crossed rifles in centre. Sold as single items. Grade 9
USA WW2 GRIP FOR .30 CAL MG Brown bakelite grip for the Browning .30 machine gun. Right side only. NO PAIRS. Last few available THESE DO NOT HAVE THE SMALL BRASS THREADED INSERT AS SHOWN IN THE PHOTOS-Grade 8
USA WW2 NAPE STRAP FOR M1 HELMET LINER OLIVE GREEN cotton nape strap for the rear of the M1 liner. Press studs at each end and adjuster buckle. No visible markings. NOT post war European !! Grade 8+
USA WW2 OFFICER\'S CLOTH COLLAR INSIGNIA (Pair) Yellow cotton embroidered directly on tan / chino cotton backing. Pairs Available as per the photo, state 2nd choice if required.; Major Rank, US officer letters, Armored, Infantry, Artillery. ONE PAIR SUPPLIED
USA WW2 PAIR CLOTH P.F.C RANK CHEVRON Pair of silver/grey cotton embroidered single chevrons embroidered directly on dark blue backing
USA WW2 PATTERN TROUSER BELT.Part reproduction Original WW2 Steel Enlisted man\'s buckle with good quality reproduction webbing belt. Original brass end tip. Made in large sizes to fit up to 42 inch waist ( with a 1.5 inch overlap through the buckle), can be cut shorter. Buckles are the stamped type with serrated teeth grip and are WW2 period. Almost as new with a little wear to the buckle. Grade 9+ condition. Note: NO early type cast buckles now available
USA WW2 QUARTERMASTER CORPS SHIPPING LABEL Original WW2 US Quartermaster Corps luggage style label. Brown card with green printing. With string tag. Original WW2 , unissued. grade 10. 1
USA WW2 RANK CHEVRONS - PRIVATE FIRST CLASS- 10 pairs Original WW2 made PFC chevrons. OD FELT chevron sewn onto on dark blue backing. Unissued, makers bundle of 10 pairs (20 chevrons) . Grade 10 condition PHOTO TO FOLLOW.
USA WW2 U.S NAVY CHINSTRAP FOR TALKER HELMET LIGHT BROWN LEATHER MOULDED CHIN CUP WITH CHROMED LEATHER LINING. STRAP ENDS SEWN OVER AND FITTED TO ALLY BUCKLES WITH ROUND LEATHER SUSPENSION BARS WITH METAL HOOKS AT THE ENDS. THESE FIT INTO SMALL HOLES ON THE RIM OF THE USN Mk 2 TALKER HELMET USED BY COMMUNICATIONS MEN ON ANTI AIRCRFT GUNS ABOARD COMBAT SHIPS. iN EXELLENT, GRADE 9 CONDITION. i HAVE HAD THESE STORED FOR OVER 20 YEARS !!
USA WW2 2nd LIEUTENANT RANK BARS PAIR of gold coloured, single rank bars for a 2nd LT in the US Army. Brooch pin backed on maker\'s card . Unissued, Grade 10
USA WW2 2nd LT RANK BARS. Pair Pair of WW2 Army/ AAF 2nd Lieutenant rank insignia. Gold coloured metal single bar with clutch pin backing. Equivalent to Ensign in USN
USA WW2 AERIAL GUNNER BAR for MARKSMAN AWARD Small metal bar to be worn suspended from the Army Marksman / Expert awards. Marked AERIAL GUNNER. Supplied with 2 original small mounting rings. ONE bar supplied Grade 8+
USA WW2 AERO-LITE LIGHTER WW2 period US lighter. Rectangular, square cut alloy with hinged lid. Base marked AERO LITE WICHITA KANSAS. Grade 9 PLEASE NOTE; Due to postal restrictions, lighters are only availble for sales / despatch to UK addresses only
USA WW2 ARMOURED DIVISION PATCH- Assorted Original WW2 made patches for the following US Armoured Divisions: 7th 9th 11th. Sold individually, state choice (& 2nd choice if possible) in comments box or call for availabilty. Some types shown in photo are no longer available
USA WW2 ARMY CHINO TROPICAL GARRISON CAP Tan khaki cotton NO piping. Cloth label inside date 1942 and size 6 7/8 ( very small). Grade 8+
USA WW2 ARMY ENLISTED TUNIC BUTTONS. Brass buttons for the Enlisted man's Service dress tunic. All sized for the front, NO pocket buttons available. SOLD AS SINGLE ITEMS. Grade 8+
USA WW2 BOOT LACES, 1943 - 40 inch ORIGINAL WW2 Pair of Brown laces for US boots (Shoes, service). 40 inches in length with brown plastic tips. UNISSUED, MINT CONDITION and taken from an original paper packet. Label of packet reads: Stock No 72-L-85-50 LACES, SHOES, SERVICE NYLON 40 INCH CONTRACT W155QM15596 THE NARROW FABRIC CO AUGUST 9, 1943. I have the label from the pack and have shown it in the photos. I will supply a photo copy of the label with each order. Original WW2 MADE and UNISSUED. Grade 10
USA WW2 BRANCH OF SERVICE INSIGNIA - Intelligence / OrdnanceCorps Original WW2 Enlisted man's brass collar disc with A) INTELLIGENCE FLAMING TORCH B) ORDNANCE FLAMING BOMB. Early embossed type with clutch pin backing. SOLD INDIVIDUALLY
USA WW2 CHIN CUP FOR FLYING HELMET. Unusual style of leather chin cup to fit a leather or cloth USAAF flying helmet. Tan leather cup with open central section and sewn with soft leather insert. Straps fitted to brass buckles ( similar to early paratroops type) and with press studs to attach to flying helmet . Possibly privately rigger made? Excellent condition, Grade 9
USA WW2 COMBAT INFANTRY BADGE STERLING SILVER marked CIB award. Clutch pin backed. In solid silver, blue central bar has been repainted.
USA WW2 DOG TAG CHAIN SET IN ORIGINAL PACKET - 1944 &45 WW2 beaded chain necklace for identity discs. Long & short chains in original paper packet dated 1944 or a few dated1945 ( Please state preferred date). With printed instructions. TAGS NOT SUPPLIED condition 9
USA WW2 FIRST AID CARLISLE DRESSING Original, unissued Carlislr first Aid dressing. Card packet with cellophane seal. Carried in first aid kits and individually on the equipment belt. Grade 10
USA WW2 M1 CARBINE MAGAZINE POUCH OD pouch for 2 x 15 rd magazines for the M1 Carbine. Flap front with single LTD stud. dated inside the flap 1945 which is visible amongst. various other ink marks. twin belt loops on the rear with re issue date 1959. Grade 8
USA WW2 M1916 COLT HOLSTER Original Ww2 M1916 hip holster for the Colt .45 pistol. Dark brown (almost black) leather with flap top and steel wire belt hook. Leather leg tie at the bottom. Traces of maker name on the rear which could be BOYT. US mark on flap is worn almost smooth. A good original piece which has seen a lot of wear but is still sound and useable. Grade 8
USA WW2 M1936 PISTOL BELT Very good, used example of a WW2 made M1936 pistol belt. OD (GREEN) webbing with brass buckles and multiple eyelets to attach equipment. Press stud at front to accept a pistol magazine pouch. No markings Measures to a size 40 waist (max). Original colour shade but slightly faded. Grade 8 .
USA WW2 M1936 PISTOL BELT Very good, used example of a WW2 made M1936 pistol belt. OD (GREEN) webbing with brass male buckle and cast metal female buckle and multiple eyelets to attach equipment. Press stud at front to accept a pistol magazine pouch. Marked US on the front and dated 1944 . Measures to a size 40 waist (max). Original colour shade, slightly faded. A few minor stains and worn black painted finish to the sliding keepers. Grade 8 . Also has the name TRAONOUEZ stamped on the rear, which I understand is a French film props company although tis is an original Ww2 item!.
USA WW2 M1936 PISTOL BELT - Tan webbing Very good, used example of a WW2 made M1936 pistol belt.TAN / LIGHT KHAKI webbing with brass buckles and multiple eyelets to attach equipment. Press stud at front to accept a pistol magazine pouch. No markings Measures to a size 40 waist (max). sOME WEAR TO A FEW OF THE EYELETSGrade 8 .
USA WW2 M1936 PISTOL BELT - TAN webbing Very good, used example of a WW2 made M1936 pistol belt.TAN / LIGHT KHAKI webbing with cast metal buckles and multiple eyelets to attach equipment. Marked US at the front and faded date 1943 on the inner surface Measures to a size 40 waist (max). Grade 8 +
USA WW2 M1936 PISTOL BELT - WHITENED FINISH BRITISH MADE GRADE 8
USA WW2 MENNEN BRAND SHAVING CREAM Original WW2 tube of MENNEN brand shaving cream. In green carton marked ARMED FORCES ONLY. Soft tube with printed instructions etc. Twist cap will not fit on unless cleaned up. One box flap detached but present. PLUS an original WW2 period book match cover advertising Mennen shaving cream (photo follows) Grade 8
USA WW2 PAIR CLOTH P.F.C RANK CHEVRONS Pair of Olive Drab felt inverted chevron sewn to dark blue backing
USA WW2 PATTERN AIRBORNE CRICKET SIGNALLING DEVICE Great reproduction of the famous CRICKET signalling device as issued to US Paratroopers on D Day. Brass with sprung steel clicker. These are marked eithe D Day or 6 June - as available. Grade 10
USA WW2 PATTERN CUTLERY - FORK Stainless steel fork. Stamped US on the handle. Grade 9
USA WW2 PATTERN CUTLERY SPOON Stainless steel spoon. Stamped US on the handle. Grade 9
USA WW2 Pattern CUTLERY. Knife,Fork & Spoon. All metal knife and fork. Knife with solid alloy handle with maker mark. Stainless steel fork and spoon with maker marks. Undated, identical to WW2. Very good, clean condition Grade 8++
USA WW2 PATTERN K RATION CARTON - Reproduction Excellent reproduction of a K RATION - DINNER carton. Brown card with black printed details. With inner carton. Grade 10
USA WW2 PATTERN TANKER JACKET - Excellent reproduction
USA WW2 POSTCARD - ARMOURED SCOUT CARS Early WW2 colour printed post card. Illustration of soldiers in Scout cars. Edge printed Camp LeJeune Marine Base, NC. Unused Condition 9 1
USA WW2 POSTCARD - RIVER CROSSING Early WW2 colour printed post card. Illustration of soldiers in inflatable boat. Edge printed Camp LeJeune Marine Base, NC. Unused Condition 9
USA WW2 R-14 EARPHONE (1) Single US R14 earphone from a headset or tanker helmet etc. Brown bakelite with Signal Corps mrkings.. Grade 8
USA WW2 SEWING KIT US Army sewing kit ( PX purchase). Small black rexene box with hinged lid and stud fastener. Contains scissors, needles, thread, cotton and spare shirt buttons. Grade 8++
USA WW2 SPARE STRAPS FOR GAS GOGGLES (X3) 3 pairs of ORIGINAL WW2 GREY CANVAS AND ELASTICATED STRAPS.Small hook fastener in centre 3 pairs supplied. Unissued, Grade 10
USA WW2 STYLE PIN UP GIRL CARDS -Reprints, Excellent ull colour, high quality printed post cards, 6 x 4 inches. Each with a WW2 style pin up girl. Various period artists, the name & date of which are printed on the rear ( 1930's / 1940's / 1950's / early 1960's). PHOTOS SHOW A GENERAL IDEA OF THOSE AVAILABLE, BUT WE WILL MAKE THE CHOICE ! Great for decoration, LH displays - or can even be used as a post card ! Condition 10
USA WW2 TENT PEGS /PINS (3) 3 original WW2 tent pegs / pins for the US pup tent. One with OD painted finish, one with tip broken. Grade 8
USA WW2 TYPE PARATROOPER ROPE - Replica Excellent version of the US Airborne paratrooper drop rope. Tightly coiled with loops at each end. No idea how long it is as I am not unravelling it ! This was made during the early 1980's and is an excellent item for Living History or display. Grade 9
USA WW2 US NAVY LIEUTENANT RANK INSIGNIA Pair of U.S NAVY miniature size LIEUTENANT rank insignia for wear on the shirt collar. Pair of Twin (double) silver coloured bars with clutch pin fixings. WW2 / post war period. ONE pair supplied. Grade 8++.
USA WW2 US NAVY OFFICER RANK INSIGNIA - Lieutenant JG Single U.S NAVY miniature size LIEUTENANT J.G rank insignia for wear on the shirt collar. Single (sterling|) silver bar with BROOCH pin fixing. WW2 period. Grade 9
USA WW2 US NAVY RANK INSIGNIA - Lieutenant JG PAIR of U.S NAVY miniature size LIEUTENANT J.G rank insignia for wear on the shirt collar. Single (sterling marked) silver bars with clutch pin fixings. WW2 period. Grade 9
USA WW2 WATERBOTTLE CHAIN Original WW2 US issue safety chain for waterbottle cap. With remains of early (smooth top) bottle cap but I am offering this for the chain only Grade 8
USA WW2 WATERBOTTLE SET WW2 U.S waterbottle set. Tan webbing cover with Lift The Dot fasteners and standard ,brass wire, belt hook on the rear. Faded US mark and faded, just visible, maker\'s name and date on rear. Alloy bottle with black plastic screw cap. Dated US AGM Co 1945 on the rear Alloy cup with folding handle. Base stamped U.S E.A.CO 1945. All pieces in G8+ condition, some staining to the cover and some light reinforcement stitching at \"shoulders\" and corner of rear hook fitting. Couple of worn holes at the bottom rear edge.
USA WW2 WATERBOTTLE SET WW2 U.S waterbottle set. Faded OD webbing cover with Lift The Dot fasteners and standard , brass wire, belt hook on the rear. Faded US mark and faded, just visible, maker\'s name and date on rear. Alloy bottle with black plastic screw cap. Dated US AGM Co 1945 on the rear Alloy cup with folding handle. NO date or maker mark. All pieces in G8+ condition, some staining to the cover and a Couple of worn holes at the bottom rear edge.
USA WW2 WATERBOTTLE SET WW2 U.S waterbottle set. Tan webbing cover with Lift The Dot fasteners and standard , brass wire, belt hook on the rear. Faded US mark and faded, just visible, maker\'s name and date on rear. Alloy bottle with black plastic screw cap. Dated US AGM Co 1945 on the rear Alloy cup with folding handle. Base stamped U.S E.A.CO 1945. All pieces in G8+ condition, some staining to the cover and some light reinforcement stitching at one side..
USA. . WW2 ENLISTED MAN\'S COLLAR INSIGNIA. ASSORTED. SINGLE Brass collar disc with various branch of service insignia: Transportation, Medical, QM, Ordnance, Intelligence,. Mostly Flat type but a few domed pattern with clutch or screw back fixings( as available). PRICED EACH, SOLD AS SINGLE ITEMS ONLY, state choice in customer comment box of shopping basket. Condition 8+
USA. UNITED STATES AIR FORCE SENIOR PILOT WINGS Silver coloured wings with shield in centre and star at the top. Clutch pin backed. Maker's code stamped on rear. NOTE: These are original USAF insignia ( post 1947 to present day) and are almost identical to the WW2 type and would be suitable for wear on a WW2 chocolate tunic. Condition 9+
USA. US NAVY OFFICER RANK INSIGNIA. WW2. PAIR of U.S NAVY miniature size LIEUTENANT rank insginia for wear on the shirt collar. Twin silver bars with clutch pin fixings. WW2 period. PRICED PER INDIVIDUAL PAIR
USA. WW2 USAAF PILOT WINGS - Reproduction. Excellent replica and perfect for adding to tunic if required at a fraction of the price of an original. Once put on a tunic you\'ll never know the difference! . Silver coloured finish with shield in centre. Clutch pin backed. Condition 9+
USA. WW2 WATERPROOF RIFLE COVER. January 1944 Opaque, OD plastic. As used on D Day the printed label states January 1944 with specification numbers, we\'ll send the clearest marked!. Guaranteed WW2.. Condition 10 LAST FEW AVAILABLE !!
USA. WW2 AIRBORNE ARM FLAG. Reproduction EXCELLENT REPLICA of the WW2 Airborne troops recognition 48 star arm flag. 14.5 x 8 cms. Screen printed in full colour on cotton. Colours: The exact red, white, and blue colors used in the flag are specified with reference to the C.A.U.S. Standard Color Reference of America, 10th edition. Specifically, the colors are \'\'White\'\', \'\'Old Glory Red\'\', and \'\'Old Glory Blue\'\'. One of the best reproductions around, not to be confused with similar items originating from the far east !. REPLICA ITEM..
USA. WW2 BRANCH OF SERVICE COLLAR INSIGNIA. Assorted Original WW2 Enlisted Man's brass collar disc. Mixture of mid war domed pattern , early war embossed, or late war flat type with seperate branch of service insignia. See photos for available types NOT ALL ARE AVAILABLE, PLEASE CHECK BEFORE ORDERING OR STATE AN ALTERNATIVE CHOICE. . . All have clutch pin fittings ASSORTED . ONE SUPPLIED
USA. WW2 PARATROOPER CHIN CUP . LEATHER - Reproduction Brown leather chin cup for an M1C paratrooper helmet. Moulded to shape and lined with chamois leather ( detached at ends). Excellent Grade 9
USA. WW2 pattern M1 CARBINE MAGAZINE POUCH. OD webbing. Flap over top with LTD stud . Belt fitting w/ 2 narrow belt loops. Holds 2 x 15 rd box mags. Eyelets at lower edge. Printed markings inside the flap with Vietnam era specification numbers but no visible date. Identical to the late WW2 pattern. Faded exterior with some slight staining. PLEASE NOTE: THESE ARE CHEAPER THAN YOU CAN BUY POOR QUALITY REPRODUCTIONS FOR.
USA. WW2 Reprint TNT BLOCK LABEL (2) -ONE POUND SIZE Excellent REPRINTED copy of the label used on 1 lb TNT blocks in demolition kits. Red and black printed on GREEN backing. Sold as lot of 2 labels. Condition 8+ with slight curling at edges. LAST FEW Price includes UK ordinary postage
USA. WW2 USAAF PILOT QUALIFICATION WINGS Original WW2 made and Sterling silver marked. 3 inch size with clutch pin backing. Striped shield in centre. Marked Sterling on rear (slight variations) .. (General stock photo). Condition 9. NOTE; ONE set of wings supplied
USA. WW2 USAAF PILOT WINGS Original WW2 made and Sterling silver marked. 3 inch size with clutch pin backing. Striped shield in centre. Marked Sterling on rear in an unusual jumbled letter format. Condition 9
VICTORIAN 5th DRAGOON GUARDS UNIFORM BUTTONS (2) 2 Brass uniform buttonS. 1 X 25mm, 1 X 18mm, QUEEN VICTORIA crown. Flexible shank on rear, with maker's marks. Large marked FIRMIN & SONS LONDON, Small marked DOWLER & SONS BIRMINGHAM Grade 9
WAR SLANG by PAUL DICKSON HARD BACK, 400 PAGES, PUBLISHED 1994. Full of American military slang words from the Civil War through to the Cold War. So if you want to know what a skedaddler was, what a Static Blender is, or a Body Snatcher was , this is the book for you ! With dust cover and a presentation inscription ( not from the author). EX LIBRIS Blunderbuss Antiques
WEAPON STRIPPING TOOL. UNKNOWN ORIGIN Blued steel stripping tool for a pistol or SMG. NO markings. Grade 8
WW1 MILITARY SEWING NEEDLES PACKET - Reprint label Folded paper packet with black label bearing white printed details : NEEDLES FOR HOUSEWIVES (1916) . Large broad arrow and list of contents & maker's name ( see photo) NOTE: Needles and packet are WW2 era, label is reprinted from an original example. Condition 9
WW1 BRITISH BATTLE INSIGNIA by KEVIN BECKHURST WW1 British Battle Insignia by Kevin Beckhurst and Military Mode publishing. A superb, new publication by Military Mode Publishing. Over 220 full colour pages of reference on the battle insignia worn by the British Army in WWI, using information obtained directly from the Regiments and the IWM, This reference book will aid collectors, historians and modellers to finally identify many obscure WW1 insignia on uniforms and headgear. It contains a wealth of valuable information for any First World War collector. With the centenary of WW1 drawing to a close IN 2018, never has there been a more important time for a book such as this. The introduction text mentions the original book that this information was derived from, this book DOES exist and I am the owner of it. I have added a photo of the book within the photos for this item. I am pleased and proud to have been associated with the production of this excellent reference work. This excellent work is published by Military Mode in their usual, hard back format . 12 x 8.5 x 1 inches and weighing 1.5 kgs ( before packaging). Details: Brand New Hardback with 220 Pages in full colour, published by Military Mode Publishing, 2017. ISBN 978-1-5136-2569-0
WW1 GAS MASKS REFERENCE BOOK SEE ITEM 51355 for details
WW1 MILITARIA ITEMS WW1 ITEMS HAVE NOW BEEN INCORPORATED INTO THE RELEVANT WW2 SECTIONS
WW2 ARP WHISTLE A police style tubular whistle. Nickle plated with deeply marked details: A.R.P J HUDSON & CO BIRMINGHAM. Undated but certainly WW2 period. Slight wear. Grade 8+
WW2 U.S NAVY GOLD STRAP FOR OFFICER\'S CAP Gold wire embroidered chin strap for a USN officer's peaked cap. Eyelets at ends for cap buttons and supplied with 2 buttons bearing stars. SPARES & REPAIRS Condition 8
WW2 U.S NAVY GOLD STRAP FOR OFFICER\'S CAP Gold wire embroidered chin strap for a USN officer's peaked cap. Eyelets at ends for cap buttons. SPARES & REPAIRS Condition 8
WW2 U.S STORES LABEL - SKI GOGGLES (Ref 131) Original WW2 military stores label from a carton, originally containing issue items or perhaps from a PX. THIS IS THE END FLAP OF A CARTON OF ski goggles. G8
WW2 USA INSTRUCTION LABEL FOR M1945 FIELD PACK (Ref 131) Unusual linen cloth printed instruction label for the M1945 pack. These were actually sewn insid the pack to give detailed instructions on assemby and carrying etc. Grade 9
WW2 USA. US NAVY LIFE JACKET LAMP Grey plastic casing with clear domed top. Large safety pin type mounting at one side with USN stamped on a metal plate. 5 inches in length. Some light internal corrosion, not guaranteed to work - but it might !!
WW2 VINTAGE FOLDING SPECTACLES. A pair of unusual folding spectacles. Multiple hinges on sides bars and nose section allows these to fold in half and back again. Grade 8+++