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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
3 x TRADITION MAGAZINES. Soft cover, 40 pages, black & white photos , text and some colour pages & covers Issues : 11 13 38. Lots of articles on British and European militaria etc. Late 1960's early 70's Group of 3 Grade 8+
3 x AMERICAN CIVIL WAR BATTLES BOOKLETS (3) Each with Soft cover, minimum 50 pages, Mostly black & white photos with colour illustrations / artwork on the covers. Printed by NATIONAL PARK CIVIL WAR SERIES in mid 1990's. Covers battles etc of RICHMOND 1862, PETERSBURG 1864, APPOMATOX 1865. Group of 3 books, Grade 8 = condition
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+
AMERICAN CIVIL WAR AMMUNITION POUCH- Reproduction Black leather American Civil war pattern musket ammunition pouch. Large flap fitted with OVAL brass U.S plate insignia. Excellent reproduction and as used by leading ACW Living History groups. Grade 9,
AMERICAN CIVIL WAR UNION SGT MAJOR CHEVRONS - Repro Excellent reproduction pair of American Civil War reproduction UNION SERGEANT MAJOR rank chevrons, In light blue on dark blue wool backing Condition: 8
ARMY ISSUE 1940 DATED WHISTLE A police style tubular whistle. Nickle plated with deeply marked details:ADIE BROS BIRMINGHAM 1940 with broad arrow mark BIRMINGHAM. Grade 9
ARMY ISSUE WHISTLE DATED 1941 A police style tubular whistle. Nickle plated with marked details:C.W.S 1941 with broad arrow mark BIRMINGHAM. Grade8
ARMY USSUE WHISTLE DATED 1943 A police style tubular whistle. Nickle plated with deeply marked details: J HUDSON BIRMINGHAM 1943 with broad arrow mark BIRMINGHAM. Grade 9
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
BOY SCOUT HAT
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 (INDIAN) TROPICAL SUN HELMET - WW2 WW2 period Military Sun helmet. Thick cork shell and wide brim covered in smooth khaki cloth. Leather chin strap and leather crown strap. Underside of the brim is covered in anti glare green cloth. Brown leather headband, easily fits a Uk 7 1/4 and mesh inner lining bearing maker's label : HAJI ABDUL RASHIDMULLIK BROS CALCUTTA plus other trade slogans ( see photos) and size label 7 1/4. No damage, various surface dirt and sweat stains. Grade 8+
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, Slight discoloration to brass. NOTE: This offer is for the tab only, the bayonet & frog shown are for information purposes only. (General stock photo) CONDITION: 8+.
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 ARMY SERVICE ( No2) DRESS TUNIC. Khaki 4 pocket tunic with anodised regimental buttons. Label inside collar with users name, Various specification numbers and sized at 175 cms height, 100 cms chest, 84 cms waist. With belt. . Medal ribbon. Infantry shoulder patch and signaller patch ( not shown). Grade 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 GUARDS BEARSKIN CHIN CHAIN - Original issue Original British Foot Guards Ors chin chain for the bearskin. Brass rings which narrow towards the centre. On black leather backing, some links need re sewing. Photo shows those available now, ONE SUPPLIED. CONDITION 7 + / 8.....SOLD FOR SPARES & REPAIRS ONLY
BRITISH HOUSE HOLD CAVALRY OFFICER\'S SWORD KNOT RARE example of a HOUSE HOLD CAVALRY OFFICER'S SWORD KNOT - EARLY 20th Century, possibly VICTORIAN??. Thin, soft white buck skin leather with rolled and Gold Bullion wire & red cotton embroidered knot at the end. 20 inches long. Very Good condition, small amount of loosened wire damage to the mid section of the knot. See photos. Original British Military issue item, dating from the 1920's or even earlier ? Grade 8++
BRITISH HOUSE HOLD CAVALRY TROOPERS SWORD KNOT HOUSE HOLD CAVALRY TROOPERS SWORD KNOT dating from the MID 20th Century. Thick white buck skin leather with rolled and sewn knot at the end. 16 inches long. Excellent condition, no damage and has NOT been whitened, leaving the original leather surface clean. Grade 9 Original British Military issue item, dating from the 1960's or even earlier ?
BRITISH MAGNAPOLE COMPASS & CASE. Pre WW1 Original WW1 Magnapole Compass. Brass case with flip up lid.. Working dial and extra dial inside the lid. WW1 period , privately purchased by Officers from Military Outfitters . Stamped on to lid THE MAGNAPOLE and with maker's name / logo : Short & Mason Ltd London. Grade 9. Supplied with a brown leather pouch with strap and stud closure. Belt loop on the rear. Minor scuffs but stitching OK Grade 8+
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 OLD BILL MASCOT
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 WEBBING BAYONET FROG Unblancoed Khaki webbing bayonet frog for the P1907 sword bayonet. Unsewn hilt retainer loop No date or markings. Unissued, grade 9. PHOTO TO FOLLOW
BRITISH ROYAL NAVY BOSUN\'S CALL - 1928 A SILVER HALLMARKED RN Bosun's call. Traditional curved pipe shaped whistle with rounded ball at the end. SILVER HALLMARKED for Birmingham 1928 ( Anchor, Lion, D) and maker's mark DK & Co.
BRITISH SERVICE No2 DRESS TUNIC. ROYAL WELSH FUSILIERS Khaki 4 pocket tunic with anodised Royal Welsh Fusiliers regimental buttons. Label inside collar with users name, Various specification numbers and sized at 182 cms height, 100 cms chest, 84 cms waist. With belt. FITTED WITH Regimental black tab at rear of collar,Grade 8+
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 SWORD KNOT. ROYAL NAVY. Modern issue. British Naval officer's full dress sword knot. Gold bullion wire with dark blue stripes. 2 part cord with Large, Round acorn. UNISSUED. CONDITION: 10 AS NEW. THE LAST ONE !!!!!!
BRITISH SWORD STORAGE BAG. VICTORIAN Cream coloured chamois leather . Draw string at the top. 41inches long, 5 inches across at the top. Presumably for a court sword. Has a small hole in the top section. Grade 8
BRITISH WW1 NCO RANK CHEVRONS on MAKER\'S STRIP British army WW1 NCO chevrons all on the end of a maker's strip. Wite/cream and light green embroidered onto coarse Khaki wool backing. Would have been cut as required. You can choose your combination! A couple of chevrons have minor staining. Grade 8++
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 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 - SWISS MADE Original WW1 Compass. ALLOY case with flip up lid.. Working dial. WW1 period , privately purchased by Officers for use at the front lines. Stamped on the lid with maker's name PLAN LTD NEUCHATEL SWITZERLAND.Working order, Grade 9
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 WW2 FORAGE CAP CANADIAN Other Rank's forage / side cap in green / kahki shade of soft wool. Brass CANADA buttons at the front which secure the fold down ear / neck flaps. Interior with cotton head ban and black canvas lining printed with maker label NATIONAL HAT MFG CO 1945 (size) 7 . Generally grade 9
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 SHOULDER BRACES - 37 PATT WEBBING.1945 Pair of P37 webbing shoulder braces. Medium (Normal) length. Not looped type. Unblancoed finish. Matched (ASSORTED) maker names and 1945 dated with STEEL (economy) end tips. Sold as a PAIR. UNISSUED but some QM stores markings on underside. CONDITION: 9+
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 CLOTH ESCAPE MAP. EUROPE RARE example of a double sided printed cloth escape map of North West Europe. Issued to RAF crews and SOE operatives. One side shows southern coast of England with the European mainland shown from Brittany to Friesland down to Strasbourg and includes Northern France, Netherlands, Belgium luxembourg and Western Germany including the Rhine. OTHER SIDE shows Western French coast, Pyrenees, Northern Spain, southern france with Med coast, switzerland and part of Italy. Undated but certainly WW2 . Small key section shows main roads. Unfaded, probably unused condition. Measures 20 x 16 inches. Grade 9
BRITISH WW2 FIRE GUARD ARM BAND Blue cotton arm brassard with yellow lettering FIRE GUARD. 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
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 OTHER RANKS GREAT COAT Khaki wool great coat. Other Ranks issue. No label but certainly of WW2 origin. Brass general Service buttons. Double breasted front, half belt at the rear. Internal khaki cloth sections. Buttoned pleat at lower rear. Approx 38 -40 chest ( without BD being worn). Minor surface moth nips, No holes. Grade 8+++
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. Grade 8+ (For a full description of the tab and it's use, please see stock item 50002). Please note that the colour of the leather tab may differ slightly to the one shown in the photos.
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 P37 WATERBOTTLE AND COVER - 1943 O live green enamelled waterbottle with short neck. NO CORK> Covered in khaki wool felt material with no holes and very minor surface wear. Suplied with khaki, unblancoed webbing P37 cover with short straps and brass buckles. Dated inside 1943 with maker's name ( mostly MECO). Generally Grade 8++
BRITISH WW2 P37 WEB BRACE STRAPS - 1944 Pair of P37 webbing shoulder braces. Medium (Normal) length. Not looped type. Unblancoed finish. Matched (ASSORTED) maker names and 1944 dated with STEEL (economy) end tips. Sold as a PAIR. UNISSUED but some QM stores markings on underside. CONDITION: 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. 1942 DATED Bag type cover, unblancoed KK webbing with BRASS buckles. WW2 DATED inside or on the lower strap 1942.Short straps at sides fitted brass buckles Unissued, minor storage stains. Photo shows MWS as the maker but we have a batch of these with Various maker's . The 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 COMBINATION CUTLERY SET by MAPPIN & WEBB High quality folding combination cutlery set with Knife, fork and spoon. Made by MAPPIN & WEBB, SHEFFIELD. Presumably WW1 / 1920's ??? Nickle side plates, 4.75 inches when closed. Grade 8, lightly pitted blade.
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
EUROPEAN COMPASS- Period unknown Vintage European compass. 4.75 cms diametre brass case with suspension ring and locking button at the side. Dial marked N E S O so is obviously not British. Working, Grade 9
FIELD SERVICE HEAD DRESS of the 20th CENTURY BRITISH SOLDIER Soft cover, 24 pages, black & white photos with colour illustrations. BY MIKE CHAPPELL Printed by WESSEX MILITARY PUBLISHING (1987). Covers all types of British Tropical uniforms etc from the 1902to the 80's Grade 8+
FRANCE. Pre WW2 CIVILIAN ISSUE GAS MASK Grey rubber face mask, 2 round perspex eye pieces and elasticated canvas head harness. Black bakelite exhaust valve under the chin, bearing maker name.Round, screw on filter at the lower front. These are not perished but are dirty and the eyepieces are clouded and crinkled. Offered purely as display items. Grade 7
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 S71/98 BAYONET An EXTREMELY RARE example of a German S71/98 bayonet. Striped wooden grips held with 2 screw bolts. Steel pommel with sprung muzzle catch button ( a little stiff). Upturned guard. No muzzle ring. 20 inch single edged leaf shaped blade with ridge running down the back and towards the wide tip. Blade stamped at ricasso with IMPERIAL CROWN FW 61 SMALL CROWN P. In it's original black leather scabbard with brass mounts, the chape is stamped with a small imperial crown and the letter A. Leather is excellent and all stitching is intact. Fitted with an original brown leather belt frog. These rare bayonets were made utilising earlier blades and re-hilting them to fit the 98 rifle. Overall in excellent condition except for a notable rust patch 6 inches from the tip. Grade 8+++
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 !
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. Full colour OR 2 tone green printed.
GERMAN WW2 CUTLERY KNIFE All steel knife. Black painted handle section. Blade etched with maker's name. Rare item. 7 inches overall. Grade 8 with some light rust to the blade/ 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
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
GERMAN WW2 PATTERN STEEL HELMET - Reproduction Reproduction WW2 German M35 pattern steel helmet. With rolled edge and domed ventilation holes. Pale grey painted finish ( ideal for camouflaging or ??). Pale leather lining fitted to alloy band. Brown leather chinstrap with square buckle. Large size, easily fits a UK 7 1/4 . Unused, G9 condition.
GERMANY. WW2 ISSUED CIVILIAN GAS MASK FILTER FRENCH OR CZECH FILTER WITH GERMAN MILITARY STAMP MARK. Grey painted steel. Many masks from other countries were used by the Germans as civilian issue. Condition 8
HEAD DRESS OF THE BRITISH ARMY - YEOMANRY. W Y CARMAN Scare,e privately published reference book on British Cavalry head dress by W Y Carman/ Published 1970, 88 pages, hard back. Full of monochrome photos of head dress from 1760 to 1920. W Y 'Bill' Carman was the leading expert in this field in the 1960's - 80's. His knowledge was immense.. This book is in excellent condition and has been a library copy. EX LIBRIS Blunderbuss Antiques
HOME SERVICE HELMET 1878 - 1914 Soft cover, 32 pages, black & white privately printed book on the Home Service Blue Cloth) helmet. Details of the helmets plus numerous photos of helmet plates and centres. Not sure when this was printed, I have had this since the mid 1970's. Grade 8+
IMPERIAL GERMAN MILITARIA REFERENCE BOOK MILITARIA DER DEUTSCHEN KAISERZEIT. HELME UND UNIFORMEN 1871 -1914. by Jan K Kube. 176 pages, soft back, published 1977. Full of photos ( some colour) of helmets, uniforms, insignia etc. GERMAN text. EX LIBRIS Blunderbuss Antiques
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
INERT AMMUNITION. 2 X 9mm PISTOL /SMG ROUNDS 2 x INERT 9mm rounds for pistol or SMG. Brass case 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
LANCER OFFICER CAP
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
METAL WATER CANTEEN - Reproduction All metal drum style water canteen with cork stopper. White canvas shoulder strap fits around the edge . Holds about 2 pints. Made of???? with tinned seams so suggest cleaning if planning to use it ! This could be used for many different 18th / 19th century Living History eras. Grade 9
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+
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
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.
PETER FINER ARMS & ARMOUR CATALOGUE 1997 An outstanding 1997 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 GEORGE C MARSHALL REPRINTED 10 X 8 inch GLOSSY BLACK & WHITE PHOTO of U.S GENERAL GEORGE C MARSHALL with a CIVILIAN . A nice shot of GENERAL GEORGE C MARSHALL with a civilian dignitary but no idea who it is ! Bet someone can tell me !! Nice uniform details of a Very high ranking officer. 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 details of origin.
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.
Photograph: U.S GENERAL GEORGE C MARSHALL with 2 U.S NAVY ADMIRALS REPRINTED 10 X 8 inch GLOSSY BLACK & WHITE PHOTO of U.S GENERAL GEORGE C MARSHALL with 2 U.S NAVY ADMIRALS ( I think one is Admiral E J KING) 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 Excellent shot of GENERAL GEORGE C MARSHALL seated at a table with 2 USN Admirals one, I am pretty sure, is E J King . Nice uniform details of Very high ranking officers This is NOT ORIGINAL but a reprint of an official WW2 photo See item 51019 for details of origin
PIN UP GIRL CARDS BOX 100
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 !
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. Could do with a good polish. Will fit many other bayonets if required. Condition: 8
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
TROPICAL UNIFORMS of the BRITISH SOLDIER in the 20TH CENTURY Soft cover, 24 pages, black & white photos with colour illustrations. BY MIKE CHAPPELL Printed by WESSEX MILITARY PUBLISHING (1988). Covers all types of British Tropical uniforms etc from the Boer war to the 70's 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 MILTARY PATCHES REFERENCE BOOK Soft cover,200 PAGES, black & white illustrations of all sortsof US cloth insignia. Compiled and printed by ASMIC ( American Society of Military Insignia Collectors) 1968 Covers Army, and marines and shows many variations of standard patches ( 16 different examples for the US 80th Infantry Division !!) Grade 8+
US WW2 FIRST AID POUCH US TAN WEBBING First Aid pouch to carry a Carlisle field dressing. Mid war pattern 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. LTD stud at front, wire belt hook at the top. TAN webbing a bit faded and invisible US mark on the flap. Faded date and maker on rear. Good, used Grade 8 condition.
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 easil hold a US waterbottle and metal cup. In a blue/grey colour and would need re colouring for use as a US type. Grade 8+
USA RE ENACTMENT TENT
USA AAF HOLDALL - - Reproduction Large TAN webbing holdall bag used in Band of Brothers. Used to carry the T4 parachute. Reinforced handles and side panels, maker's name APCO inside and with brass zip closure. STAMPED WITH ARMY AIR FORCES WINGED STAR INSIGNIA. Excellent condition, Grade 9+. Superb Reproduction Made for and Used in one scene of the series Band of Brothers.
USA acw REPRODUCTION CONFEDERATE JACKET
USA NAVY WHITE WEBBING OFFICER BELT 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
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 4th ARMOURED DIVISION SHOULDER PATCH Post WW2 - full colour embroidered
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 M1917 BAYONET BELT FITTING SCARCE WW1 USA leather belt frog fitting for the M1917 bayonet. Brown leather frog section with brass wire belt hook to attach to equpment belt. Marked JEWELL 1917. 2 small holes on back to be rivetted to a small steel block on the rear of the scabbard Supple with all stitching intact. grade 8+
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 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 M1916 HOLSTER for the COLT .45 PISTOL BOYT UNDATED , Excellent, almost certainly unissued Brown leather holster for the .45 pistol. Flap top with embossed US marking. Brass closure stud and brass wire belt hook at the rear, Brass eyelet at the tip.. Made by BOYT but UNDATED. Inspector's initials JRJ All stitching and rivets OK. Pale, unpolished natural brown colour. Grade 9+ but has a very small cut in the edge of the flap (see photos). It's been a long time since I had one as good as this !
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 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 AIRBORNE FIRST AID PACKET - Reproduction Tan cotton packet with sealed edges. 2 tan HBT tie tapes to attach to helmet net or equipment straps. One side stamped FIRST AID. Dummy contents to pad the packet out. AS NEW CONDITION
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 ENLISTED WAC COLLAR INSIGNIA Pair of Original WW2 WAC enlisted collar insignia. Brass with clutch pin backs. On maker's card, unissued, Grade 10
USA WW2 HELMET CAMOUFLAGE NET Tan string net with approx (11 x 11) 2 inch squares. Fits US M1 helmet, sandwiched between liner or shell, but will fit most other helmets as well. Almost as new condition
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 PATRIOTIC MATCH BOOK COVERS (7) 7 assorted WW2 US match book covers, each with a patriotic theme. War Bonds, salvage etc - see photos. NO matches, a couple have the strker bar missing. Grade 8
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 vary in pattern : Cast or stamped but are WW2 period. Almost as new with a little wear to the buckle. Grade 9+ condition.
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 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 AERO-LITE LIGHTER WW2 period US lighter. Rectangular, square cut alloy with hinged lid. Base marked AERO LITE WICHITA KANSAS. Grade 9
USA WW2 ARMOURED DIVISION PATCH- Assorted Original WW2 made patches for the following US Armoured Divisions: 1st 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 BOOK MATCH COVER - CHINA WAR RELIEF SINGLE book match cover for CHINA WAR RELIEF. With Disney cartoon figure of HOP LOW ( Fantasia movie) and CHINA SHALL HAVE OUR HELP.. Donation form printed on rear. ONE supplied See photos. See item 50568 for general notes on these items
USA WW2 BOOK MATCH COVER - GREEK WAR RELIEF SINGLE book match cover for GREEK WAR RELIEF. Help greece Now ! Contribute ! . Donation form printed on rear. ONE supplied See photos. See item 50568 for general notes on these items
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 COMBAT INFANTRY BADGE STERLING SILVER marked CIB award. Clutch pin backed. In solid silver, blue central bar has been repainted.
USA WW2 CUTLERY All metal knife and fork. Knife with alloy handle dated 1945 with maker mark. Stainless steel fork with maker name UCCO ( Utica Cutlery Co). Very good, clean condition Grade 8++
USA WW2 CUTLERY/ Knife and Fork. All metal knife and fork. Knife with alloy handle undated with maker mark. Stainless steel fork with assorted maker names. Very good, clean condition Grade 8++
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 POUCH US OD First Aid pouch to carry a Carlisle field dressing. LTD stud at front, wire belt hook at the top. OD green coour, a bit faded and with worn or invisible US mark on the flap. Faded date and maker on rear. Good, used Grade 8 condition. ( Note: Items shown are for illustration, ONE POUCH SUPPLIED)
USA WW2 HAND GRENADE BAR for MARKSMAN AWARD Small metal bar to be worn suspended from the Army Marksman / Expert awards. Marked HAND GRENADE. Supplied with 2 original small mounting rings. ONE bar supplied Grade 8+
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 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 - 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 MOLLE BRAND SHAVING CREAM Original WW2 carton of MOLLE brand shaving cream. Tube with screw cap in red white & blue printed carton. Printed diagonal band : SPECIAL SERVICE PACKAGE FOR THE ARMED FORCES ONLY Unused, carton undamaged. CONDITION 10
USA WW2 MUSETTE STRAP Tan canvas shoulder strap to fit on the M1936 Musette bag. D rings at each end, sliding adjuster buckle. dated FROELICH 1942. Small patch of wear to one edge, otherwise clean and condition 8+
USA WW2 OFFICER\'S GARRISON CAP _ Reproduction Excellent reproduction for Living History or display. Officer's Garrison cap in "Pinks" wool elastique materiaL THE MATERIAL USED IS ORIGINAL WW2 FROM SOME UNWEARABLE PAIRS OF OFFICERS TROUSERS. Added gold and black flecked cotton piping and with inner cloth headband. Fits a UK 7 1/4. Grade 9++
USA WW2 PAIR CLOTH P.F.C RANK CHEVRONS Pair of Olive Drab felt inverted chevron sewn to dark blue backing
USA WW2 Pattern 5 BUTTON WOOL SWEATER - Reproduction Excellent reproduction of a US Army 5 button, half fronted wool sweater. In OD wool ( acrylic mixed) and with correct knitted pattern to the body and edges, Measures 50 inches chest . NO holes, a few very small pulls to the surface. This is an excellent reproduction but the metal buttons do let it down slightly. Therefore I will supply 6 original, replacement buttons but you will have to sew them yourself ! Grade 9+
USA WW2 PATTERN AAF C-1 PILOT SURVIVAL VEST - Reproduction Excellent reproduction of the WW2 pattern US ARMY AIR FORCES Emergency Sustainance ( Survival) Vest - C1. Olive green cotton sleeveless vest with 3 button front and with numerous pockets and pouches with press stud fasteners, each for an item of survival kit. Front printed with full colour AAF insignia. Stencilled AAF insignia inside. Maker's label: made by Alpha Industries and marked as VINTAGE VEST TYPE C-1. LARGE. Grade 9+++
USA WW2 Pattern V NECK WOOL SWEATER - Reproduction Excellent reproduction of a US Army V necked, sleeveless wool sweater. In OD wool ( acrylic mixed) and with correct knitted pattern to the body and edges, Measures 38 inches chest but will stratch a little. NO holes, a few very small pulls tio the surface. Grade 9+
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 RAZOR BLADES - ASSORTED BRANDS Assorted packets of 5 safety razor blades. various brands as in the photo ONE PACK SUPPLIED. Unused, some with cellophane seal but slight scuffs to some . Condition 10 Please state 2nd choice or contact for details. LAST FEW - STAR BLADES SOLD
USA WW2 RAZOR BLADES - GILLETTE 6 Loose GILLETTE BRAND double-edged blades. In paper wrappers with logo, NO outer packet. Grade 9
USA WW2 RAZOR BLADES - PAL BRAND 6 loose PAL brand razor blades. In paper wrappers with PAL logo etc, NO outer packet. CONDITION 9
USA WW2 SERVICE SHOE LACES ORIGINAL WW2 Pair of Brown laces for US boots (Shoes, service) . 24 inches in length with brown plastic tips Original WW2 MADE and UNISSUED CONDITION. Grade 10
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 SOAP - HOTEL CHAIN SOUVENIR (2) Small tablet of soap with paper wrapper bearing Hotel name, Not sure of the vintage ( not new) , possibly 1960\'s ?? Assorted brands. TWO SUPPLIED. CONDITION 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 TOOTH BRUSH BOX BEIGE plastic toothbrush box with pull off lid. Unused, Grade 10
USA WW2 TOOTH BRUSH BOX BLACK plastic toothbrush box with pull off lid. Unused, Grade 10
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 SET WW2 U.S waterbottle set. Tan webbing cover with Lift The Dot fasteners and standard, steel wire, belt hook on the rear. Faded US mark and fade, just visible, maker's name and date on rear. Has had user's name written on the front. Stainless steel bottle with ridge around the middle and black plastic screw cap. Dated US GP&F Co 1944 on the base. Stainless steel cup with folding handle. Handle stamped U.S FOLEY MFG CO 1944. All pieces in G8+ condition, some staining to the cover.
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 WOMEN\'S GARRISON CAP SUMMER issue in beige worsted wool material. Typical banana shape with WAC piping. Rayon lining with size label 21 1/2. . Some stains on the left side, above and below piping. Condition: 8
USA. WW2 POUCH, MAGAZINE - THOMPSON SMG. SCARCE, ORIGINAL WW2 MADE example of the Thompson spare mag pouch. TAN webbing with 5 individual pockets, each for a 20 rd stick magazine. Issued condition, minor wear to surface other wise CONDITION 9 Undated, guaranteed to be WW2 manufacture..
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. U.S NAVY WOMEN\'S OFFICER CAP A good example of a USN Woman's, officers service cap. White cotton crown, stitched peak and sides. USN officer's insignia.. Label inside marked Size 23 ( UK 7 1/8) and with specification numbers dated 1979 Condition: 9
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
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 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 RATION HEATING FUEL (x2). Small OD painted tin of wood alcohol ( solid fuel). Prise off lid with instructions. Designed to heat ration tin or water bottle cup. Condition 9.. Sold as a lot of 2 items
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
USA. WW2 USAAF WINGS (assorted) - Reproduction Excellent replica and perfect for adding to tunic if required at a fraction of the price of an original. Once applied to a tunic you would never know the difference !! Silver coloured finish with shield in centre. Clutch pin backed ONLY BALLOON PILOT AVAILABLE NOW Condition 9
USA.WW2 USAAF AIR CREW QUALIFICATION WINGS Original WW2 made and Sterling silver marked. 3 inch size with clutch pin backing. Eagle in centre. Marked Sterling on rear.
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
VINTAGE FOLDING SPECTACLES. A pair of unusual folding spectacles. Country unknown could be USA or British ????? Translucent pale orange frames with round lenses. Multiple hinges on sides bars and nose section allows these to fold in half and back again. Grade 8+++
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 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 JAPANESE MILITARY WRIST COMPASS RARE example of a WW2 Japanese military wrist compass. 3cms diametre brass casing with alloy back plate. 4 points of the dial marked in Japanese characters and hands rotate freely. Dark brown leather strap with alloy buckle and fitted to the compass with brass studs. Strap is supple and makes a total length including the compass of 25 cms (10 inches). Condition: No chips or cracks to glass, no repairs BUT a few scratches here and there and metal is discoloured. Generally 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 US ARMY AIR FORCE NAVIGATION CHART CASE Scarce and unusual tan canvas USAAF navigation chart case. 19 x 23 inches with leather strap handles. AERO zip closure at the top edge. Internally divided sections, one bearing an ink stamper ARMY AIR FORCES STAR insignia. There is a faded insignia on the exterior. Overall in very good, Grade 8+ condition. NOTE: I have looked thrugh various reference books but cannot find this exact model. it's obviously original but i cannot give it a model number !
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 WHISTLE 1941 A police style tubular whistle. Nickle plated with deeply marked details: P.C.D.S & CO 1941 Slight wear. Grade 8+