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A scarce Canadian made tin. Empty of contents.
CEF For Service at the Front Pin - #242065 As issued to all WW1 Canadian Service Pers who served overseas.
CEF For Service at the Front Pin #53000 As issued to all WW1 Canadian Service Pers who served overseas.
Essex and Kent Scottish Glengarry Post 1954 A hard to find glengarry to the Essex and Kent. Unusual olive green silk tails which are particular to the Regiment. Very good condition.
Governor General's Foot Guards Officer Silver Bullion Collar Listed in Brooker's Badge book Vol 3 pg 2. A GGFG silver wire embroidered officer's collar badge as worn 1932-1939.
Lake Superior Regiment Cap Badge 1946-1949 issue A short lived issue. Excellent with both lugs.
RCAF 412 Squadron Jacket Patch A large multi piece wool jacket crest showing a likeness of Walt Disneys character Pluto pulling a winged carriage. This is most certainly a Crest Craft piece and not to be missed. A bi of scattered wear to the patch but overall very good. Measures 10 inches long by 7.5 inches tall.
Warrant Officer Crown? Small Size 1.5 inches Nice WW2 rank patch. Tan Thread on Black wool backing. Has been worn but nice.
WW2 Canadian RCAMC First Field Dressing - 1943 Mint shell dressing which is well marked with C Broad Arrow and October 1943 date. I have a few of these should you need more than one.
WWI Canadian MG Corps Officers Cap Extra Photo A paper label which is now illegible is affixed to the lining.
1 A/T RCA Shoulder Flash In wool. Hard to find.
1 Canadian Parachute Battalion Brass Cap Badge A scarce cap badge to the 1 Can Para. Brass badge with both lugs that has been bent slightly to give it a convex shape to better contour to the beret.
1 Canadian Parachute Battalion Canvas Shoulder Title A scarce original shoulder title to 1 Can Para printed canvas. This patch has never been sewn onto a tunic but does show slight age darkening/soiling. Overall I would rate it 9 out of 10.
1 Canadian Parachute Battalion War Economy Plastic Cap Bagde An extremely rare WW2 cap badge to 1 Can Para in brown plastic with proper retaining pin to the reverse. Often these pins are missing or broken. Nice detail to this badge and CANADIAN PARACHUTE CORPS is clearly visible. This badge will be shipped in a box with tracked shipping to ensure it's security and avoid possible damage so please don't ask if it can go in a $2 envelope.
1 Canadian Parachute Regiment Cap Badge A fine original 1 Can Para cap badge in brass.
1 Canadian Pioneers Sleeve Batch Crossed Rifle and Pick sleeve badge worn by the First Canadian Pioneers.
1 MED RCA Shoulder Flash In wool
1 Med RCA Shoulder Title A fine WW2 cloth title to the 1st Medium Regiment RCA.
1 Survey Regiment RCA Cloth Title - 1 SVY RCA A fine WW2 cloth title.
1 SVY RCA Shoulder Flash Printed Canvas Scarce
10 RCA Cloth Shoulder Title A fine WW2 cloth title.
102 Rocky Mountain Rangers Militia Collar Badge Bimetal collar to the Rocky Mountain Rangers. Two lugs to reverse.
10th Bn (Calgary) Officer Collar Badge - Silver and Gilt A beautiful officer collar badge to the famous 10th Bn. Lovely fire gilt with silver overlay. Maker marked HICKS AND SON LONDON. Complete pin and clasp to the reverse.
10th Bn (Calgary) Trench Cap - 1918 Dated - Named and numbered A lovely Canadian trench cap to the 10th Bn. Nicely dated 1918 with makers mark and C Broad Arrow. This hat has a few scattered moth nips but looks fantastic with a distinctive "saddle" shape where it has molded to the owners head. If you run his name and service number through LAC, you will see that he enlisted with Depot CASC. He must of went to the 10th as a late war reinforcement. You can see where a badge was removed and replaced with the 10th Cap badge. However, from the verdigris and wear, you can tell the badge is period to the cap.
10th Canadian Mounted Rifles Collar - interwars period A militia collar to the 10 CMR. The lugs have been removed and a single screw post soldered in it's place.
11 CMR CANADA Shoulder Title Both lugs present.
11 RCA Shoulder Flash Wool with English style stitching.
113 Battalion Lethbridge Highlanders Cap Badge Excellent finish with original lugs.
12 Manitoba Dragoons Shoulder Strap Numerals - Pair A matching pair of large numerals (12th Manitoba Dragoons) as worn on the shoulder straps prior to 1914.
12 RCA Shoulder Flash In wool
124th Battalion GGBG Collar Badge - Officers A nice dark bronze collar badge to the 124th Bn. Looks like an officers service dress badge to me. Pin back.
125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal The 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal ) is a commemorative medal struck by the Royal Canadian Mint to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada and was awarded to Canadians who were deemed to have made a significant contribution to their fellow citizens, to their community, or to Canada. Nominations were submitted to lieutenant governors and territorial commissioners, senators, members of parliament, provincial governments, the Public Service Commission of Canada, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and various federal government departments, as well as organization throughout the country, and some 42,000 medals were awarded. The medal was only issued in 1992 and could not be awarded to a person who died prior to 1 January 1992.
127 Battalion "2nd Regt York's Rangers" cap badge Both lugs original to the badge.
12e Regiment Blinde Cap Badge
12th Manitoba Dragoons Collar Badges - Matching Pair A matching pair of facing white metal buffalos as worn by the 12th Manitoba Dragoons prior to 1914. Nice collars!
13 Battalion (the Black Watch RHR of Canada) Cap Badge - Copper Fine condition with original lugs. Copper
131 Battalion "Westminster" Shoulder Title Nice stiking with both lugs present. Maker marked O.B. ALLAN. This Bn was raised in New Westminster, BC.
131st Battalion (Westminster) Collar Badge Very nice striking with tangs fasteners. Maker marked OB Allan
134 Battalion Cap Badge (48th Highlanders of Canada) A lovely example complete with both flat style stamped lugs and maker marked Ellis and Bros Toronto.
14 RCA Shoulder Flash In wool.
144th Battalion Shoulder Numberal A hard to find numberal.
14th Canadian Light Horse (8th Recce) Brass Shoulder Title A hard to find brass shoulder title to the 14th CLH (from Climax, Saskatchewan). the 14 CLH was renamed 8th Recce and served with the 2nd Canadian Infantry Division throughout NW Europe. This brass title is missing both lugs unfortunately, but still a very hard to find title.
14th Canadian Light Horse Officer Cap Badge - Silver and Gilt An extremely scarce officer cap badge to the 14th Canadian Light Horse which became the 8th Recce Regiment. Both lugs original to the badge.
15 Battalion (48 Highlanders of Canada) Cap Badge - Large 48 numeral type The WW1 issue cap badge as worn by replacement drafts. Fine striking in copper with original lugs.
15 Battalion (48 Highlanders of Canada) Left Collar - Copper A hard to find left collar in copper with both lugs. Large 48 numeral type.
15 Battalion (48 Highlanders of Canada) Left Collar Badge - White Metal Hard to find left collar in white metal with original lugs. Large 48 numeral type.
15 Battalion (48 Highlanders of Canada) Right Collar - Chocolate Brown finish on copper A hard to find right collar with lugs. Large numeral 48 type. Excellent enameled chocolate brown finish
15 Battalion (48 Highlanders) Bonnet Badge - First Issue This is the white metal badge worn up through WW1 by original members of the 15th Bn. Notice the full buckle which was removed on badge in 1925. Fine striking with original lugs. See Brooker's Badges Vol 2 pg 158. This type descriped as: 152-11-112 Bonnet with matching photo.
15 RCA Shoulder Flash In wool
15th Battalion CEF Glangarry Cap and Badge - 1918 A lovely and rare glengarry to the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada). The glen is in very good condition with only a couple small moth nips. The ribbons are perfect. The badge has never been off the cap and has the red leather backing (red being the divisional colour - 1 Cdn Infantry). The cap is nicely marked inside W /I D 18. Meaning War Department 1918. If this is going outside of Canada, I will have to ship with a tracking number. Please enquire as to shipping costs to your country.
16 RCA Shoulder Title A fine WW2 cloth title.
16/22 Saskatchewan Horse Shoulder Titles A matching pair of shoulders in brass.
16/22nd Saskatchewan Horse Shoulder Title Brass with both lugs present.
17 Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) - Cap Badge Fine badge with lugs.
17 Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) - Collar Badge Pair A fine matching pair with lugs.
170th Cadet Corps Collar Badge (University School Canadian Scottish Regiment) A scarce collar badge to the Canadian Scottish Cadets (170th University Corps). The badge is in gilding brass with both lugs present. Maker mark to the reverse. C. 1910
172 Battalion Rocky Mountain Rangers Cap Badge A fine pin backed cap badge to the 172nd Bn. Maker marked O.B. ALLEN
172 Battalion Rocky Mountain Rangers Collar Badge Fine striking with both lugs. OB Allen marked to reverse.
178 Battalion (Canadien-Francais) Cap Badge An excellent striking of this badge to the 178th Bn. Very nice finish to this badge with traces of red background to the numeral. Retains both original lugs.
180th Battalion Sweetheart pin - Sword of Justice A lovely gilt finished pin with strong pin and clasp fastenver to reverse. First one I've seen like this.
1867-1927 Canada Commemorative Pin back Created to mark the 60th Anniversary of Confederation in 1927.
1868 Dominion of Canada Shooting Medal - Cased Birks Sterling A beautiful shooting medal presented by the Dominion of Canada in 1868 and so marked. Lovely likely of period soldiers on the front with inscription to the reverse. The Blue leather case is marked Birks. The heavy silver medal is marked on the rim BIRKS STERLING. A truely striking item.
1894 Pattern Royal Canadian Regiment Cap Badge A nice Boer War era cap badge to the RCR. Note the clever repair to the reverse where the original owner reinforced the overlay by using fine wire (one of the brass securing hooks having come off).
1897 Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medal - Windsor A commemerative medal produced in honour of Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee in 1897. Ribbon Bar marked WINDSOR. Medal is in white metal.
1899 Strathcona Horse Field Service Cap - Attributed to Samuel Howe - Calgary Cowboy An outstanding Boer War Field Service Cap to the Strathcona Horse. Neatly dated 1899 and War Department marked. The SH went to South Africa wearing these dark blue caps in 1899 and were then issued the Khaki service dress more often seen in photographs. What makes this particularily exciting is the service number penned inside in indelible purple pencil (as often encountered on uniforms and kit from that era). The number 477 is attributed to 477 Pte Samuel Howe, of Calgary, AB who was born in Montana. He joined the SH in 1900 and served in South Africa with them. Upon enlistment he listed his trade as a Rancher Cowboy! His docs can be accessed online at the Soldiers of the South African War (Archives of Canada).
19 Lincoln and Welland Regiment (Canada Militia) Officer Shoulder A very attractive pre-WW1 officer's title to the 19th Canada Militia Regt (Lincoln and Welland Regiment). Very attractive badge in gilding brass.
19 RCA Shoulder Flash Printed canvas.
1902 King Edward and Queen Alexandra Coronation Medal An unofficial souvineer medal made of aluminum.
1903 British Cavalry Hoof Pick - BERKELEY Marked A fine folding hoof pick which is dated 1903 and maker marked BERKELEY & CO. The handle is stamped with a Broad Arrow. Retains most of its' original polish and will clean up very well with a little effort. The spring is very strong and retains it's "snap" upon folding and opening. A hard to find piece of horse soldier's kit.
190th Battalion (Winnipeg) Shoulder Title Relugged with silver solder. Nice job but still repaired.
190th Bn Winnipeg Rifles Collar Badge A nice pin packed collar.
1911 Scots Of America Medal Tattered ribbon
1912 pattern 90th Winnipeg Little Black Devils Cap Badge A brilliant striking with the devil retaining his full black finish (often worn away) with the silver motto beneath.
1913 Canadian Oliver Pattern Waist Belt A fetching Canadian Oliver Pattern waist belt. Marked Hugh Carson Ottawa 1913 and C Broad Arrow to the tab. This belt is not the field type with fitting to attach cross braces, so I am assuming it was an officer item for Garrison.
1914 Imperial German Infantry Tunic A fine Imperial German Tunic to the Infantry in fine doeskin. Excellent condition with no mothing or damage at all. Only minor soiling to the liner. All insignia and buttons are original to the tunic. I am not knowlegable on coloured German tunics so will leave it to you to recognize the unit this represents. Please note that the light blue faced shoulders once had numberals "13" sewn onto them. The buttons on the shoulders are embossed with "1". The date and manufacture with unit markings is clearly marked inside the tunic. Extra photos in the following listing.
1914 Imperial German Infantry Tunic - Extra Photos Please see the previous listing for description and price.
1914 Princess Mary Bullet Pencil A lovely bullet pencil from the 1914 Princess Mary Gift Tin. The tip is marked Sterling and the Casing is engraved with the Cyphor of Princess Mary. Lovely example with the pencil intact.
1914 Princess Mary Gift Tin with full contents These full tins are getting very hard to find now. Complete with the 1914 Christmas card, photo of Princess Mary and envelope, one package of monogrammed cigarettes and a package of tobacco. Both packages have been opened but are complete.
1914-1915 Princess Mary-Jose Pendant - Belgium A nice sterling WW1 item.
1915 British Camp Manual An interesting British Manual on Camp Layout. Great period advertisements inside.
1915 Canadian Militia and Defence Folding Knife A fine WW1 clasp knife as issued to the CEF. Nickel side plates which are marked on one side with M&D 1915 and the C/Broad Arrow on the other. There is a set of initials scratched on both sides as well. The blades are a bit dark with age but very good. The knife shows sharpening and is marked Geo Westinghome.
1916 British Officer Carrier for the Great Coat A nicely marked great coat carrier in canvas and leather. This was part of the officer Sam Brown equipment but is rarely found. Rare.
1916 Canadian CEF Trench Cap - near MINT/UNISSUED An impossibly rare unissued Canadian 1916 dated trench cap. This is the short brimmed wife reinforced cap which is dated 1916 and marked C Broad Arrow and maker marked Montreal. I don't believe this cap was ever worn and has never been badged. You will never find a better example than this one.
1916 Canadian Mess Tin - Named and numbered A very nice kidney shaped mess tin with the rare insert tray present. All three pieces have the owners name and number scratched into them (C.C. English No. 3059965). The tin is dated 1916 and marked Sheet Metal Products. The main tin and lid are both clearly stamped with a C Broad Arrow.
1916 Canadian Trench Cap - Extra Pictures Please see the previous listing for description and price.
1916 Pattern Canadian Leather Belt - 11 CMR A lovely belt which was produced by the Adams Brothers in 1916 and is unit marked to the 11th Canadian Mounted Rifles. The belt remained pliable and has good polish. All fittings are present as is the two slider back straps.
1917 Imperial German Holster for a .32 Auto A WW1 German holster for a small automatic pistol. The holster is missing the exterior magazine pocket. Although hard to make out, the inside of the flap has a maker mark and a date of 1917. There is also a unit stamp under the flap. Not perfect but if you have a naked pistol to match, it will do the trick.
1918 Canadian Victory Loan Subscriber Pin
1918 Letter from King Geo V to freed allied POW's A must have if you have a set of medals to a Canadian POW! An original thank you/welcome home letter from King Geo V to a POW (as included with his service medals). This letter has been period mounted on a piece of card stock for framing. Very nice and a rare item of ephemera.
1918 marked .303 ammunition bandoleer (with WW2 reissue marks) A well used WW1 bandoleer which has been resissued in WW2. Hard to find!
1918 RAF tunic and Blue Peaked Cap - Canadian Sopwith Pilot with 4.5 kills! Although a bit rough, this is a fantastic named and dated grouping to a pilot from Gimby, Manitoba (WW GYLES). He is recorded as having 4 kills plus one shared and was awarded an MID. Included is his Russian Blue peaked cap which is very rare alone. The tunic has had the cuff rank and leave eagles removed but retains the wing. Named inside to WW Gyles. This is worthy of research and perhaps some restoration! As found. Additional photos and what research I have on request.
1919 Canadian Victory Loan Investor pin Celluloid button with pin to reverse.
1919 Canadian Victory Loans Subscriber Pin
1919 Canadian Victory Loans Supporter Pin Fine condition.
1919 Canadian War Bonds Investor Lapel Pin Nice little pin for the final war bond drive of WW1.
1920's BESL Canadian LegionLapel Pin A small lapel pin for the Canadian Legion. Early issue.
1929 RAF Flying Manual - Flying Instruction Part 1 A scarce RAF flying manual from 1929. Many good pictures and diagrams as well as a wealth of instructional material. 238 pages in total. Topics covered include: The Theory of Flight, Airmanship on the Ground, Airmanship in the Air, The Flying Instructor and Instruction, Rigging, and Engines. Really a fascinating book!
1930's Irish Defence Force Artillery Officer Bullet Buttons Lovely gilt multi piece bullet buttons removed from a mothed Mess Kit from the 1930's. I have at least ten of these. Price is for one button.
1930's Irish Defence Force Artillery Officer Collar Badges A matching pair of officer collars removed from a severly mothed 1930's Mess Dress Tunic. Scarce
1930's Irish Defence Force Artillery Officer Rank Boards Very scarce bullion ranks boards removed from a severly mothed Mess Dress jacket.
1934 Canadian Corps Reunion (Toronto) Pin A near mint lapel pin commerating the 1934 Corps Reunion. Likeness of Gen Curry to the front.
1934 Canadian Corps Reunion Lapel Pin A nice pin with a likeness of Curry on the front. Mint.
1934 Canadian Corps Reunion Pin Fine condition with a likeness of Gen Currie to the front.
1934 Canadian Corps Reunion Souvineer Medal A large silver medallion with the likeness of Sir Arthur Currie to the front. The first reunion of the Canadian Corps was a three-day event in Toronto in 1934, attended by over 90,000 veterans. This medal is very heavy and I'm certain is sterling silver although not marked as such.
1936 Berlin Olympics Official Guide Book and Stadium Map Here is an unusual and rare item. An English Guide's book for the 1936 Berlin Olympics which includes a large double sided map of the stadium etc. Full of Nazi material showing the prewar dazzle of the Germans.
1939 British or Canadian Signal Corp Mark II helmet A lovely early war British produced Mk II helmet (ROC 1939 marked) with painted Signal Corps insignia to one side. Very nice paint finish with proper early liner and domed brass screw.
1939 Church Parade Pamphlet - 49th Loyal Edmonton Regt Association A nice little item for the Loyal Eddie Collector.
1939 Enlistment Year of Service Chevron A mint Canadian chevron which designated enlistment in 1939. Worn in conjunction with red year of service stripes.
1939 RAF Mk IIIA Flying Goggles - Battle of Britian Stores Ref. 22c/62. One of the classic 'Battle of Britain' pattern goggles. Showing only minor wear. The frame is in very good condition with little rubbing, even on exposed surfaces. The velvet backing is lovely and clean. The lenses have relatively light even scratches/scuffing and are in good overall condition. The strap springs are all complete/undamaged and the leather strap section is equally good with clear A.M. marks and stamped with a 1939 date code. The end furled part of the strap has been removed.
1939 RAF Type B Flying Helmet- Battle of Britian - AM tag Frnk Bryan Ltd London A scarce Type B flying helmet with nice maker tag and date of 1939. As the photos illustrate, this helmet shows use with soiling and wear to the chamois lining. All straps and buckles, pulls, etc are present and the leather is quite supple. The stitching has let loose around the right ear cup and partially on the left as well. These could be resewn with a little bit of effort. A good salty helmet which I've priced to reflect the issues. Please see the additional photos. Air Ministry tag is present. Size 71/2-73/4. Frank Bryan Ltd London 1939.
1939 RAF Type B Flying Helmet- Battle of Britian - Additional Photos Please see the listing for description and other photos.
1939 Royal Visit to Saskatoon, SK Special Police Armband An interesting and scarce felt armband worn by members of the Special Police during the Royal Visit in 1939. This armband was worn specifically in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
1940 Calgary Highlanders Mark II Helmet - Numbered A stunning Mk II helmet to a member of the Calgary Highlanders. The CH checkered decal shows some wear but is original to the helmet (it is foil backed unlike most later war transfer decals) and has had the heavy textured camo paint applied right up to the edges. Proper brass screw, liner and chinstrap have not been messed with. The helmet itself is a British produced JSS 1940 model (Canadian helmet production having not caught up to at that early year of the war). Painted inside the rim is the members service number. A great research project which will give you awesome provenance.
1940 Canadian Field Service Cap A very good kahki wook field service cap. Well marked and dated 1940. It has been holed for a badge which is missing. Shows some wear to the interior from use. Size 7.
1940 Canadian Red Cross Pin Supporters pin for the 1940 fund raising drive. Small size.
1940 Dated Battle of Britian RAF Type B Flying Helmet A fantastic Type B flying helmet dated 1940. Showing scuffing and service wear to the exterior and chamois lining. Extremely well marked inside to AM, maker and key date of 1940. All tabs, pulls and zips are present and functioning. Pictures do not do this justice as it just has tons of character and will be a highlight of a collection.
1940's RCAF Bullion Blazer Crest Near mint Lovely looking crest.
1940's RCAF Bullion Blazer Crest Near Mint. Lovely looking patch.
1941 British Army Binos A good pair of WW2 British issued Binos. Maker marked and dated 1941. These function but are a little grubby and can use a good cleaning.
1941 British Small Pack with Shoulder Strap An unissued British made P37 small pack. Well marked and dated 1941. Includes a 1943 MEC shoulder strap.
1941 British Small Pack with Shoulder Strap An unissued British P37 small pack. Nicely marked B.S. Ltd, 1941.
1941 Canadian Machine Gun Corps Officer Tunic - Named to an MC Winner A service dress tunic with Bronze MG Corps officer collars, Captain rank and ribbon bar displaying a WW1 Military Cross, War and Victory Medals. Has some moth nips, pulls, etc to the exterior and lining. All buttons are CEF era officer MG Corps types. The tunic is named inside the pocket to Capt VR Davies (March 1941). He is listed in the book THE MILITARY CROSS AWARDED TO MEMBERS OF THE CEF: Davies, Vernon Russell T./LT. 1st Bn MG Crops. 06/03/19 Awarded on occasion of His Majesty's Birthday. No citation.
1941 Canadian Pam - CORPORAL TO FIELD OFFICER A great little book that covers a host of topics for the junior leader and up: Admin, Duties, Military Law, Map Reading, Field Engineering, Marches, Quarters, Infantry in Battle, etc etc.
1941 Canadian Regimental Police Mk II Helmet CLC marked A lovely and scarce WW2 Canadian helmet with painted insignia to the Regimental Police. Shell is marked CLC (Canadian Lamp Company) and dated 1941. Very attractive red band with RPon black to the front.
1941 German Army Mess Kit A well used aluminum mess kit. Dated 1941.
1941 Outfit Anti Dimming Canadian, Mk I tin A hard to find gas accessory. Tin is marked GSW 1941.
1942 British Mk I Airborne Helmet with Fibre Rim - Australian chinstrap conversion If you go on the forums you will find a lot of information concerning these conversions. It is an original Mk I British Airborne Helmet with Fibre Rim which has had the leather chinstrap removed and replaced with a WW2 Canvas chinstrap. This seems to be purely an Australian undertaking and is likely due to tropical heat as the leather wouldn't stand up. I sourced this helmet out of Australia in fact and it has not been messed with. The headband is marked BMB 1942 size 67/8. The rubber and felt liner shows some deterioration which is likely due to heat. The felt top pad in the crown is present. The finish is the original textured olive green which shows quite a bit of wear with a dent in one spot. There is also the numerals 88/5 overpainted in red. A very scarce helmet in any regard.
1942 British Mk I Airborne Helmet with Fibre Rim - Australian chinstrap conversion Additional Photos
1942 British Rubberized Ground Sheet A little bit soiled but in very good condition. No tears or damage and nice clean markings.
1942 Canadian Anti-Gas Wallet A near mint camoflauge anti-gas wallet (for protecting the pay book, wallet, etc). Well marked Kaufmann 1942 with the C Broad Arrow. These are very scarce to find.
1942 Canadian Army/Airforce Black Oxfords - Unissued A mint pair of Canadian made oxfords which are profusely marked and dated 1942. A huge size 12.5!! These would really finish an RCAF early war pilot uniform.
1942 Canadian Black Watch Mark II Helmet - Dieppe A stunning Mk II helmet with painted insignia to the Canadian Black Watch. The helmet itself is a GSW 1942 production with proper brass screw, liner and chinstrap. The insignia is of the type only worn early on during the war (similar to WW1 div patches) and is noted for being worn at the Dieppe Raid. Quite possible that this one saw service there and made it back with a survivor. Don't miss this one!
1942 Canadian Gas Cape - Extra Photos Please pay attention to the 12" slit down the back.
1942 Canadian Gas Cape - ARISTO GAULT ONT A holy grail for most collectors of Canadian kit. A 1942 ARISTO Gault Ont, marked anti gas cape (with C Broad arrow). Very bright two tone camo scheme. As usual, very sticky and one must be most carefull when unrolling it. There is 12" long slit running down the back where the cape split but this can be taped from the inside and is virtually invisible while on display. Most often these capes were rolled and carried on the small back. Please see the additional photos. If it were not for the tear, this would be a $1000 item.
1942 Canadian GSW Mk II Helmet with Lieutenant Rank to front A very good General Steel Wares of Canada produced Mk II helmet (dated 1942). There are two rank pips stenciled to the front designating a 2nd Lt. Very nice and from my personal collection.
1942 Canadian Mk II Helmet - Assistant Instructor badge with shrapnel damage!! A very interesting Canadian Mk II which was produced by CLC in 1942. This one has an Assistant Instuctor badge painted on the side overtop of a black rectangle. Armoured maybe? The front of the helmet is a puncture from a shrapnel strike. I'd say the owner was very lucky judging from where it struck. My thoughts are that this helmet was worn in England while training and then went to NW Europe with a net over top of it to conceal the insignia. General wear to the paint and insignia finish. Good liner and chinstrap.
1942 Canadian Mk II Helmet with partial insignia to Le Regiment De Maisonneuve - 2nd Cdn Div A CLC 1942 produced Mk II helmet showing lots of wear to the painted finish and insignia. Although only about 40% remains of the insignia, it stikes me as being Regt de Maisonneuve which fought through NW Europe as part of the 2nd Canadian Division. The condition of this helmet is quite worn but has certainly been there. Retains the VRC liner and a faded chinstrap which is C Broad Arrow marked. The markings on the shell are hard to see but can be made out in proper light (I've boxed the on the photo - CLC 1942 73).
1942 Canadian Mk II Helmet with RCA decal A very clean CLC 1942 produced Mk II helmet with liner and chinstrap. Retains about 65% of an RCA transfer decal to the left side.
1942 Canadian Respirator with Bag and Contents A near complete Canadian Respirator rig in excellent clean condition. The gas mask is GSW produced and well marked and dated 8/42. The bag is clean and marked SS Holden. Included is a set of 42 eye shields, a complete tin of Anti Gas Ointment and two different anti dimming tins (a Chaco 42 and a GSW 41 Mk I). I think the only thing not included is the gas brassard. As clean and complete a grouping as you could hope to find.
1942 Canadian Rubber Ground Sheet / Poncho A scarce and essential item of WW2 infantry equipment. A Canadian ground sheet (shelter half) which is designed to be worn as a poncho. Pliable brown rubber which is free of tears or cracks but is missing one button. Nicely marked and dated 1942. C Broad Arrowed of coarse.
1942 Canadian Sewing Kit Well marked including a service number inked to the outside. Partial contents present.
1942 Canadian Small Pack with L Straps A clean and well marked example. Straps are ZLT 1942 whilst the bag is MSU 1942.
1942 First Pattern RCAF Woman's Division Cap A fine cap to a member of the Woman's Division RCAF. Nice RCAF cap badge and side buttons. Well marked inside 1942 T Eaton Co with C Broad Arrow. Size 7 1/8. Very fetching cap!
1942 RCAF Pilot's Battle Dress Tunic - Flt Lt J.A. ASKEW - Size 11 A lovely 1942, T EATON Co. Battledress Tunic which belonged to Pilot J.A. ASKEW. Regrettably, his wing has been removed from the tunic but you can clearly see the outline in cut black thread. RCAF BD is really tought to find!
1942 RCAF Summer Tan Tunic - Named and Numbered An excellent condition RCAF Summer SD Jacket. Well marked and dated inside 1942. The owner wrote his name and number on pockets: R251564 Hazen. This example is missing the waist belt.
1942 Saskatoon Light Infantry (MG) BD tunic - numbered A brilliant tunic to the SLI (MG). This is an early type (1942 dated) with the plastic buttons to the epaulettes. Add to this, the patches are all in canvas! Three year of service chevrons in wool to the sleeve. Please take note of the huge size 16!! As well, the fellows service number 4087 is written in ink to the pocket (this is a short form of L4087 - L designating Saskatchewan enlistment). A great research project! This tunic is a spare from my personal collection which I've held for many years. Don't miss it!!
1942 US Musette Bag A clean example with clear markings and date.
1943 5 LAA 5th Division BD Tunic - Cpl A fine BD tunic to the 5th Light Anti Aircraft RCA which served with the 5th Armoured Division. A lovely mix of canvas and wool patches. The 5 LAA and Canadas are in canvas whilst the remainder are wool. Notice the six years of service chevrons including the white 1939 enlistment stripe! Well marked and clean. Just as you wish to find them.
1943 British Camoflauge Anti-Gas Cape - SGT Rank - RARE It my pleasure to offer you a choice 1943 dated British gas cape in camo. This example is supple and without any tears. The only damage is that the backings on two of the four Newey snaps have pulled away from the material. They are present though on the snaps and it will display like a million bucks. There is even a partial QM tag attached. The ties are present and complete. Add to this, it has painted Sgt Rank to each shoulder! Something I have not seen before. You won't upgrade this one and you will look a long time to find another of these "holly grails" of kit collecting.
1943 British Chocolate and Boiled Sweets Tin - Large Size This is the large sized ration tin 8.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 inches.
1943 British pocket knife - W & S.B. Sheffield A British produced pocket knife (lots of these were issued to Canadians as well as Brits). This one shows sharpening to the blade. Good black boxoid grips. This is the type without a marlin spike. 1943 dated with the Broad Arrow.
1943 British Wire Cutter and Frog The frog is maker marked and 1943 dated with Broad Arrow. The Cutters are ETF Ltd marked (a Canadian company). Harder to find.
1943 Canadian Anti-Gas Boots A hard to find pair of anti-gas overboots. These are made of rubber with a non-skid sole and canvas securing straps. The boots themselves are very large and are designed to fit over top of ankle boots and pants. This set is near mint and very pliable. Maker marked BFG 1943 and C Broad Arrow marked. In the photos, I have done up one ankle strap and left the other open for comparison.
1943 Canadian D Day Respirator with bag A Canadian produced light pattern respirator as issued for the D Day landings. This one is in very good condition and is well marked throughout. The nose ring is dated 1943 and produced by General Steel Wares. Retains the proper khaki carrying bag. Essential for the D Day display.
1943 Canadian Gas Mask Canister Very hard to find on the loose. A GSW 1943 marked canister for the Light (D Day) Gas Mask. Well marked with a clear C broad arrow.
1943 Canadian Leather Jerkin - Mint! An absolutely mint WW2 Canadian leather jerkin. The leather is a dark brown/black finish and remains soft and pliable. The dark blue wool lining is immaculate. Nice 1943 dated maker tag inside with the C Broad Arrow. Made in Montreal. A size small.
1943 Canadian Map Case - ZL&T Ltd A near mint Canadian map case as carried by Infantry officers, etc. This one shows very little use and retains a compliment of grease pencils. Excellent markings.
1943 Canadian waste belt A mint size small waste belt as worn on the khaki shorts, etc. Crisp markings.
1943 Dated Sand Bag Likely a Canadian produced sand bag. This one is constructed of a hemp like material and measures 32 inches long by 12" wide. Has that great "old" smell that all our wives so love. Maker marked M.B. Company July 1943. These are very hard to find and are a must have for your kit and equipment display.
1943 RCAF Flt Lt Medical Officers SD Tunic - Named McGregor A very good service dress tunic to an RCAF Medical Officer. The tunic retains the airforce medical branch collars, embroidered CANADA shoulders and Flt Lt cuff rank. Note that the RCAF pocket buttons have been removed but are present in the pocket of the tunic and would need resewn. Nice makers tag and owners tag. Named to H.B. McGregor R5269. Tunic is made in Vancouver BC and is dated July 1943.
1943 RCAMC First Field Dressing Excellent condition. Nicely C Broad Arrowed and dated 1943.
1943 RCCS 3rd Canadian Division Battle Dress Tunic-LCpl Fresh out of the woodwork, a very nice 1943 dated BD tunic with wool Third Div patches with RCCS insignia stiched over top. The collar of this tunic has been modified to an open configuration as was authorized in 1945 to wear with the issued black necktie. Tunic sports a sewn ribbon bar which the typical medals for service in NW Europe. Nice Lance Corporal ranks and a good service chevron to the sleeve. Well marked and dated inside. Size 7. Very good conditons with a few scattered very tiny moth nips to the edges of the insignia.
1943 Winnipeg Grenadiers Field Service Cap - Named and numbered A summer weight khaki field service hat which is well marked and dated 1943. Very well named to the original owner Walter L Achocke of the Winnipeg Grenadiers. His service number is there too so makes for a great research project!
1943 WRCNS Hat A nice Donald Duck styled hat to the Woman's Royal Canadian Naval Service. This hat is nicely maker marked and dated 1943. There is a piece of white adhesive tape with a name inside the cap band as well. This example is missing the Tally but I have proper HMCS examples for sale should you need one to complete it.
1943-44 GOOSE BAY RCAF LABRADOR Jacket Crest A near mint large patch to the RCAF in Labrador. Silk Screened type material on canvas. Scarce! 15 cm x 14 cm.
1944 6th Anti Tank RCA BD Tunic - Sgt - 2nd Cdn Corps AGRA A very scarce tunic named to 6 AT. The unit patches as well as the Canada as in canvas. The2nd Cdn Corps AGRA, Master Gunner/Sgt patches are in wool as is the years of service chevrons. Note the white chevron designation a 1939 enlistment!
1944 British Folding Wire Cutters A nice folding wire cutter which retains most of the original black finish. Well marked with a Sheffield maker as well as a broad arrow and the date 1944.
1944 Canadian Battle Dress Trousers - Size 11 A near mint pair of Canadian BD trousers. Very well marked and dated 1944. The map pockets, shell dressing pocket and cuff tabs are present. Very hard to improve upon this pair.
1944 Canadian Battle Dress Tunic A clean size 9 Tunic which is well marked. Has Canada shoulder and Sgt Ranks to the arms.
1944 Canadian Beret - Victoria Rifles of Canada A nicely marked Canadian Beret with original cap badge to the VRC. Beret is in good condition and has no mothing or damage. The liner is well marked, size 7 1944 with the C Broad Arrow.
1944 Canadian Brochure - A COURSE FOR CANADIAN SOLDIERS ON LEAVE A little phamlet that outlines the critical timings and lectures which were offered for Canadian Soldiers on leave at the Univsersity College in Leicester in 1944. I personally would of chosen to attend a pub while on leave!
1944 CWAC Softball Patch - Military District 10 A nice WW2 patch for the 1944 Army Championships Softball Tournament. Some of the stiching has been removed so that only NER remains from the word RUNNER. 6 x 4 inches.
1944 Dated RAF BD Trousers as worn by aircrew. Size 7 A near mint pair and rare. Also worn by RCAF members. Size 7 and well marked. Shell dressing pocket to the front.
1944 Manual - MOUNTAIN OPERATIONS - FSSF or 10th Mtn A great US training pam from 1944 which outlines Mountain Operations. Another great pam which is a must for the FSSF or 10th Mountain Collection.
1944 Manual - OPERATIONS IN SNOW AND EXTREME COLD - FSSF or 10th Mtn An excellent US training pam which teaches troops how to operate in Arctic conditions. This will be an excellent addition to the FSSF or 10th Mountain Collection.
1944 RCAF Side Cap A good clean cap which is well marked Winnipeg 1944 and a C Broad Arrow. No badge but the holes are there for the lugs.
1944 RCAF Wedge Cap A nicely marked Canadian produced wedge cap. RCAF side buttons but no cap badge.
1944 RCN Donald Duck Cap A good 1944 dated Ratings cap. It is somewhat misshapen and needs to be placed on a proper hat form. Well makred inside to the maker and also stamped NAVAL. Proper HMCS hat tally.
1944 Royal Marine Commando Beret and Badge A relatively scarce beret and badge to the RM Commando. The beret is dark blue in colour with a red tab on which is affixed the cap badge. The blue beret was worn by RM recruits and was replaced by the green beret upon graduation from the Commando Course. Support staff who were not Commando qualified also wore this beret while attached to the RMC. The beret has no mothing but shows some wear to the leather sweat band. Well marked inside BERET INDUSTRIES 1944 with the Broad Arrow and size 61/4.
1945 Canadian Army Bus Schedule - Netherlands An interesting pocket sized fold out bus schedule for Canadian Army troops in the Netherlands. Unusual and not often seen.
1945 Canadian CAPO Webbing Cleanser Tin Nice accessory for your kit collection. Empty of Contents
1945 Canadian House Wife - unissued A near mint Canadian House Wife for holding the boots brush, polish kit, etc. Nicely marked with the maker and date 1945. Also a C Broad Arrow and War Assets stamp.
1945 CWAC Kit Bag - named and numbered An interesting British produced kit bag with handles and newey snaps along with a lace up closure system. Well marked and dated 1945. This belonged to a member of the CWACs (Canadian Womans Army Corps) and is so named.
1945 Naval Canadian Girl Guides Sea Ranger Cap - Cadets A charming Canadian NAVAL issue cap with tally to the Canadian Girl Guides Sea Rangers. A rather scarce cap to an obscure wartime cadet movement. Great home front item!
1945 Winnipeg Grenadiers Beret and Badge A nicely marked Canadian beret with WG cap badge (original to hat). Unfortunately the beret shows considerable moth in spots but still displays really well. Likely worn by one of the repatriated WG POWs from the fall of Hong Kong upon arrival home in 1945.
1946 RCAF Watson Lake Patch - NW Staging Route - Crest Craft Originally opened by the Department of Transport, Whitehorse airfield was transferred to the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1942 as part of the system called the Northwest Staging Route. Designated as RCAF Station Whitehorse, it had detachments at Teslin, Aishihik, and Snag and in 1946, at Watson Lake. Near mint and well marked CREST CRAFT SASKATOON5.5 x 6.25 inches.
1946 Canadian Khaki Beret - Dorothy Mills Toronto Maker A Canadian produced beret which is well marked but dated 1946. Likely issued to a member of the Canadian Army Occupation Force who garrisoned Germany. Shows some moth tracking and wear but overall good plus.
1947 RCAF Winter Experimental Station (WEE) Patch - Crest Craft An extremely rare patch from a short lived portion of RCAF History. In 1947, a Winter Experimental Establishment was set up at Edmonton with advanced bases at Watson Lake and Churchill. This Establishment provided guidance in the design of new equipment for cold weather use and in improving existing technology. The RCAF carried out tests for Canadian forces as well as British and American air forces. This patch shows the join cooperation between the RCAF, RN and RAF. This patch is large (nearly 6 x 6 inches) and is near mint. Marked Crest Craft to Reverse.
1948 RCAF Airborne Interceptor Wing A King's Crown uniform removed wing to an RCAF Airborne Interceptor (Navigator). Worn from 1948-53. Quite scarce.
1948 RCAF Airborne Interceptor Wing A King's Crown uniform removed wing to an RCAF Airborne Interceptor (Navigator). Worn from 1948-53. Quite scarce. Shows wear from use.
1948 RCAF Navigator Wing A King's Crown uniform removed wing to an RCAF Navigator. Worn from 1948-53. Quite scarce.
1949 R.C.M.P. Champions Inter-Services League Fastball Patch - Crest Craft A large multi-piece jacket crest for an RCMP ball tournament. This is certainly a Crest Craft produced item. Scarce!
1950's Canadian Civil Defence Armband Near mint.
1950's Canadian Civil Defence Helmet - Large Decal During the 1950's Canada bought a number of US WW2 produced McCormick Civil Defence helmets and issued them to various Canadian CD branches. This one has the large style decal (2.5 x 3 inches). This helmet is missing the liner and chinstrap.
1950's Canadian Civil Defence Helmet - WW2 Decal During the 1950's Canada bought a number of US WW2 produced McCormick Civil Defence helmets and issued them to various Canadian CD branches. This one has a WW2 King's Crown decal applied (as they used up surplus stock). The liner and chinstrap are present but show use.
1950's Canadian Health Branch Civil Defence Armband An interesting Cold War item.
1950's RAF Jet Pilot Escape Boots Post war example, finished in black leather and in excellent issued condion. Marked with a broad arrow, these boots are UK size 7. This pattern dates to the 1950's and they conform to the WWII escape boots with the leg section designed to be cut away converting the boots to conventional shoes if downed over enemy territory. Good original leather soles and rubber heals. An excellent example from the Cold War period/Jet era.
1950's RCA Fireman's Fiber Helmet This one is rather unusual and new to me. I'd say 1950's vintage being made of fiber and painted red for fire department. Bears a stenciled RCA (Royal Canadian Artillery) mark to the font. Plastic liner with no chinstrap (Can't see where one ever was attached?).
1950's RCAF 129 Acceptance and Ferry Flight, Lincoln Park Squadron Patch - Crest Crest A well worn patch which has been removed from a jacket. I can find reference c.1955 to 129 Flight based out of Lincoln Park, Alberta. 5x 4 inches. Marked Crest Craft to reverse.
1950's RCAF 404 Squadron RCAF Patch 1950's vintage Squadron patch which shows some wear and is uniform removed.
1950's RCAF Pilot Wing Uniform removed and shows wear. Good padded wing.
1950's RCMP Cap Badge- Silver Finish An early Queen's Crown cap badge in a silver finish. All original lugs are present. Matches the collars and shoulder title also listed.
1950's RCMP Collar Badgs Pair- Silver Finish An early Queen's Crown set of RCMP collars in a silver finish. All original lugs are present. Matches the cap and shoulder title also listed.
1950's RCMP Shoulder Badge- Silver Finish Early 50's issue in a silver finish. Matches the cap and collars that I have listed. Single only.
1950\'s RCAF Survival Ration A mint unopened RCAF survival ration. Hard to find item!
1950\'s Russian Combat Helmet A good example of a Cold War Russian helmet. Some wear to the paint finish but overall very good. Retains a worn 4 pad liner which is made of a rubberized canvas. The leather chinstrap is complete but very dry and crazed. Hard to find!
1952 North Nova Scotia Highlanders Glengarry A lovely glengarry to the NNSH maker stamped and dated 1952.
1955 Canadian BD Tunic Well marked with CANADA tabs.
1957 Canadian One Man Ration - Unopened A near impossible find! An unopened Canadian One Man Ration which was packaged in 1957. I found a partial crate of these (it held five) and I am selling two of these rations. The one that I am keeping for myself has broken open. They contain all kinds of packaged food stuffs, toilet paper, etc and a paper insert which lists the contents and states that the ration was packaged at the RCASC depot in 1957. The exterior of the cardboard crate was marked RCASC Depot 1957 as well. Truely a near impossible find!
1960 Saskatchewan (Regina) Provincial Exhibition Patrons Pin/Medal A fine enameled pin with green ribbon with PATRON 1960 stamped upon it (doesn't photograph well).
1966 Manitoba Fire Service Honorary Fire Guardian Badge A nice shield with pin and clasp fastener. This might be sterling but is not hallmarked.
1967 Canadian Confederation Medal in Case Quite a scarce medal which was awarded to Military and Civilian personal on occassion of Canada's 100th anniversary of Confederation. Sterling silver with original ribbon in the original hinged case.
1989 RCMP UNTAG NAMIBIA Contingent Pocket Shield An extremely rare UN pocket badge for the RCMP members who participated in the Namibia tour (1989-90). Only 100 members participated. United Nations Transition Assistance Group United Nations Transition Assistance Group (Namibia) (UNTAG) was a United Nations peacekeeping mission involving Canadians in 1989. UN Mandate UNTAG was to supervise the orderly transfer of authority over Namibia from the Republic of South Africa to an independent Namibian government and to supervise the Nov 1989 elections. Canadian Military Involvement • 89 Canadian Logistic Unit and other elements of 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (arrived Sep 1989) • 100 RCMP officers arrived Oct 1989
19th Alberta Armoured Car Regiment Staghound Patch A rare right facing staghound patch worn by the 19th Alberta Armoured Car Regiment from 1949-1954. Reported to have only been used by senior NCO's and Officers. Uniform removed.
19th Alberta Armoured Car Regiment Staghound Patches - Facing Pair with makers tag An exceedingly rare facing pair of staghound patches worn by the 19th Alberta Armoured Car Regiment from 1949-1954. Reported to have only been used by senior NCO's and Officers. This pair is matching and uniform removed. One of which retains the original makers tag (Percy's Felties - Edmonton). The only example I've seen like this. A single sold on eBay (from Marway Military) in 2014 for $375 Cdn.
19th Alberta Dragoons BD Slip On Shoulder Title A scarce early war slip on. A little glue and paper residue to the reverse as it was removed from a scrap book.
19th Alberta Dragoons Cloth Shoulder Title A nice WW2 title which has glue residue to the reverse as it was stripped from a scrap book.
19th Battalion Cap Badge - JR Guant marked Lovely striking in bright brass. JR Gaunt London maker plate to reverse. Both original lugs are present.
1st Battalion Shoulder Strap Numeral - White Metal A nice shoulder strap numberal to the 1st Bn (Ontario). White metal with both lugs.
1st Canadian Infantry Division Canvas Patch A mint original example.
1st Canadian Infantry Division Canvas Patch Mint and original patch.
1st Canadian Infantry Division Canvas Patch - MINT! A mint unissued First Div patch in canvas.
1st Canadian Infantry Division Patch in Canvas Hard to find in canvas. 1st Cdn Inf Div (Sicily and Italy Units).
1st CMR Shoulder Title -Tiptaft Marked Very nice striking to the First Canadian Mounted Rifles. Tiptaft mark to the reverse. Both lugs present.
1st Depot Battalion ( Nova Scotia Regt) Cap Badge Both lugs present.
2 HAA RCA Shoulder Flash Printed Canvas. Scarce patch.
2 MED RCA Shoulder Flash Printed Canvas
2 RCA Cloth Shoulder Title A nice WW2 title. This one has been trimmed and shows some use.
2 RCA Shoulder Flash In wool.
2 SVY RCA Shoulder Flash Printed Canvas. Scarce!
200th Battalion Officer Collar - Gilt/Silver - Birks 1916 A lovely officer collar badge to the 200th Bn. Looks like it was silver plated originally as the back is fully silvered where the gilt front retains some silver highlights to the numbers and lions. Very striking looking badge. Pin back and maker marked BIRKS 1916
21 RCA Cloth Shoulder Title A fine WW2 cloth title.
217th Battalion (Qu'Appelle Saskatchewan) Collar Badge Lugs present.
218 Bn (Edmonton Irish) Gilt and Enamel Sweetheart Pin A beautiful sweetheart to the 218th. Perfect Gilt and enamel (the Irish harp is in green enamel but looks black in the photo). Complete pin and clasp to the reverse.
226 Bn (Northern Manitoba) Shoulder Title A lovely 226th shoulder title with both lugs and retaining pin. Maker marked Dingwall.
22nd Regiment (Van Doos) Officer Cap Badge A mint officer cap badge to the Van Doos of WW2. Two piece badge with silvered overlay. Screw post lugs to the reverse.
23 RCA Shoulder Flash In wool.
230th Battalion (Voltigeurs Canadiens-Français)/230th Forestry - Cane Top A scarce swagger stick/cane top to the 230th Bn (renamed the 230th Forestry Bn). Formed in Hull, Quebec, the Battalion sent six drafts overseas in 1917 and was disbanded in 1918. The can top is made of copper with a copper collar badge affixed to it. Badges to this unit are scarce.
231 Battalion Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Glengarry with Multi Piece Badge An exceedingly rare glengarry in fine condition to the 231st Bn with multi piece white metal cap badge. The badge is finely detailed only showing tarnish from age. The stag head is maker marked. No hallmark to indicate sterling silver so I am assuming it is white metal. The glen itself is in fine condition with no mothing or tatters to the ribbons. If you view the interior pics you will see there is some soiling from wear but the Size 7 tag remains. Also, note the verdigree staining to the keeper pins on the cloth. This badge has not been off the cap since it's placement in c.1918. Bought as part of a lot. The kilt, socks and sporran are listed separately.
231 Battalion Seaforths of Canada Glengarry Extra Pictures Please see full listing for description.
231 Battalion Seforth Highlanders of Canada Glengarry Extra Pictures Please see listing for description.
236 Battalion (McLean Kilties) Shoulder Title on Tartan Rosette A fine shoulder to the 236th McLean Kilties on a silk tartan rosette. There is some wear to the rosette but unlikely you will see another. All three lugs present on the title.
25 RCA Shoulder title A straight type wool title to the 25 RCA.
25 RCA Shoulder Title A curved shoulder title to the 25 RCA on light blue wool. Shows use.
254 Battalion (Quinte's Own) Cap Badge A scarce badge in brass. Both lugs present.
27th Battalion Collar Badge A nice brass collar to the 27th from Winnipeg. Two lug fasterners to the reverse.
27th Battalion Officer Collar Badge A beautiful dark bronze officer collar to the 27th from Winnipeg. A very fine striking with pin back fastener.
27th Battalion Shoulder Numeral A nice number with flat stamped lugs.
28th Northwest Bn Cap Badge
28th Northwest Bn Cap Badge
2nd Bn Canadian Pioneers Collar Badge A near mint collar to the 2nd Canadian Pioneers. Gilding brass with north south facing lugs.
2nd Canadian Infantry Division Patch in Canvas Hard to find in canvas. 2nd Cdn Inf Div patch. (NW Europe Units...Calg Highs, 8th Recce, etc)
2nd Pattern German Tropical Helmet with shields A nice salty example which as most certainly issued and worn.
3 A/T RCA Printed canvas
3 LAA RCA Shoulder Flash In wool
3 MED RCA Shoulder Flash In wool
3 RCA Shoulder Flash Printed Canvas.
31st Alberta Recce Regiment Wool Patch A scarce WW2 patch to the 31st Alberta Recce Regt. This is the type with the white border. A little glue staining to the reverse.
37 Web - WW2 Canadian Compass Pouch - MS&U Ltd 1943 A scarce compass pouch made by MS&U Ltd 1943 (Montreal Suspender and Umbrella). Identical to the pistol ammo pouch except being lined with grey felt to protect the compass.
37 Web - WW2 Canadian Compass Pouch ZL&T LTD 1940 A scarce compass pouch made by ZL&T Ltd 1940 (Zephr Loom and Textile). Identical to the pistol ammo pouch except being lined with brown felt to protect the compass. The markings on these are clear and they show only minimal wear.
3rd Canadian Infantry Division Patch in wool An original wool div patch to the 3rd Div (Normandy Invasion units).
3rd Canadian Infantry Works Company Cap Badge - Extremely Rare One of the hardest CEF Corps cap badges to find. A lovely original cap badge to the 3rd Infantry Works Company in Copper with white metal overlay on the numeral three. Both lugs are original to the badge.
3rd University Overseas Company (PPCLI) Officer Gilt Cap Badge A lovely gilt and pin backed officer cap badge to the 3rd University Overseas Company which was raised to provide reinforcements to the PPCLI in the field following their horrifying losses in 1915. Scarce.
4 A/T RCA Shoulder Flash Printed Canvas
4 Canadian Mounted Rifle Regiment Cap Badge A lovely cap badge to the 4 CMR in Chocolate finish. Both lugs present.
4 Canadian Railway Troops Collar Badge Pair - Officers A fine matching pair in blackened brass to the 4 CRT. The multi piece design and fine quality (maker marked) leads to believe these are officers.
4 CMR Overseas Cap Badge - Scarce type without 2nd R This is the scarce pattern of this cap badge as it doesn't have the second R in the title (4 CMRR). Nice brass badge with both lugs present.
4 LAA RCA Shoulder Flash In wool.
4 MED RCA Shoulder Flash In wool
4 RCA Shoulder Flash In wool
40th Nova Scotia Battalion Collar Badge - Officers A very fine collar badge to the 40th. The fine finish and smooth back with pin fastener makes me think this is an officers badge.
41st Church Lads Brigade Sweetheart Pin Nice pin but missing the fastener from the reverse.
43rd Battalion Camerons Collar Badge - Gilt Officer A very striking gilt collar to the 43rd Bn. Pin back fasterner to reverse.
45th Battalion 10k Gold Sweetheart numberal A miniature 45 Battalion lapel pin. The number is hallmarked 10k while the clasp pin is marked Sterling. Very tiny little pin which measures 1 cm long by 0.5 cm high.
46th Battalion Embroidered Shoulder Title - Moose Jaw, SK A rare emroidered shoudler title to the 46th "Suicide Battalion" from Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. The 46th carried on the traditions of its' prewar militia unit, the 60th Rifles of Canada, hence the Rifle colours of green and red in the title.
47 Battalion (New Westminster, BC) Cap Badge - Variant Type 2 Badge A very rare variant cap badge (the Type 2 badge) to the 47th Bn from New Westminster. A very brilliant stiking and may well be officers. Rare badge!
47 Battalion (New Westminster, BC) Shoulder Numeral - Ellis, 1915 A nicely marked numberal to the 47th. P.W. Ellis 1915. With lugs and lin
47 Battalion Shoulder Title (New Westminster, BC) Flat style lugs with pin.
47th Battalion (New Westminster) Sweatheart Badge An unusual sweatheart badge to the 47th. Gilt leave with sterling filigree overlay. Clasp pin fastener to the reverse. First I've seen like this one. Collar badge size.
47th Battalion Shoulder Title A single title to the 47th Bn from New Westminster, BC.
47th Overseas Field Battery Sweetheart Badge An extremely scarce sweetheart to the 47th CFA. The 47th did not have any other distinguishing badges as they wore generic CFA badges. Chipping to the enamels in spots.
49 Battalion (Edmonton) Cap Badge A nice WW1 cap badge to the 49th. Both original lugs to the reverse.
49th Battalion Edmonton Regt - Collar Badge Pair - Scully A lovely matching pair of Scully marked collars to the 49th Battalion. All lugs present.
49th Loyal Edmonton Regiment Cloth Shoulder Title A used multi-piece wool construction shoulder title.
4th Canadian Armoured Division Patch in Canvas Hard to find in Canvas. 4th Armd Div patch (units served throughout NW Europe)
4th Canadian Labor Battalion Collar Badge Scarce collar. Both lugs present.
4th Canadian Mounted Rifles Cap Badge A lovely chocolate brown finish 4 CMRR cap badge.
5 A/T RCA Shoulder Flash In wool
5 DAC - Fifth Canadian Divisional Ammunition Column title - SCARCE An extremely rare title to the 5th DAC. You may never see another! Both lugs present.
5 LAA RCA Shoulder Flash In wool
5 MED RCA Shoulder Flash In wool.
5 RCA Shoulder Flash In wool
50th Battalion Calgary Cap Badge Lovely striking in browning copper. Both lugs present.
50th Battalion Medals Pair in Box with papers - Pte Gibb - Munsen, AB A mint BWM and VM pair named to 596961 Pte Gibb, 50th Canadian Infantry (Calgary) in the original mailing envelope and boxes. Very nice to find complete like this.
51st Regiment - Soo Rifles Collar Badge A very nice collar badge to the 51st Rifles. All three lugs present and makers plaque to reverse (JR Gault Montreal).
54 Bn (Kootenay) Sweetheart - Gilding brass and enamel A most attractive sweetheart to the 54th Kootenay Bn. Pin and clasp complete to the reverse.
54th Bn Kootenay Officer Cap Badge - Tiptaft Marked A scarce officer pattern cap badge to the 54th Kootenay Bn. Chocolate Brown finish with silver overlay to the crown and numeral. Smooth backed with Tiptaft Birmingham hallmark. Near mint.
58th Australian Rifles Sweetheart pin Missing the pin back. Good enamel. WW1 I believe.
5th Battalion Western Cavalry collar Badge - Saskatchewan Nice stamping with both lugs present.
5th Battalion Western Cavalry Officer Cap Badge A nice smooth backed officer cap badge with lugs. Maker marked TIPTAFT B'HAM. Shows some polishing to the front.
5th Battalion Western Cavalry Raw Edge Brodie Helmet A stunning helmet to the 5th Battalion from Saskatchewan (Tuxford's Dandies). An early war raw edged brodie which has been overpainted a dark textured green with a 5th Bn cap badge likeness stenciled on the front. This one is produced by FS (Thomas Firth and Sons). The liner is missing but it retains a broken chinstrap. Raw edged brodies were only produced from 1915 until April 1916 when a rim was added. I collect to the 5th and have only seen one other 5th Bn helmet like this and it resides in my personal collection! I am tempted to keep this one too, but am trying not to be greedy! Grab it before I change my mind!
5th Battalion Western CavalryBrodie Helmet - Extra Pictures
5th Canadian Armoured Division Patch in Wool A very good original example. 5th Armd Div served throughout Sicily and Italy.
5th Canadian Armoured Division Wool Shoulder Patch A nice wool patch to the 5th Div which has glue to the reserve having came out of a scrap book. The 5th Served throughout the Italian Campaign.
5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Collar Badge A nice collar to the 5th CMR. No wear to the original finish. Two lugs to reverse.
5th Regiment Royal Scots of Canada Collar Badge A very nice striking of this collar. Both lugs present.
6 A/T RCA Shoulder Flash In wool.
6 Brigade Canadian Machine Gun Corps Title - Roden 1920 Nicely marked and dated Roden 1920.
6 LAA RCA Shoulder Flash In wool
61 Battalion Winnipeg Cap Badge A nice badge which is maker marked RJ INGLIS LTD. Two lugs to reverse.
64th Battalion Cap Badge Nice badge in pickled brass. Two lugs to reverse.
64th Bn Collar Badge A nice collar to the 64th which was raised in the Maritime provinces. Retains both original lugs. Excellent conditon.
66 Battalion Edmonton - Collar Badge
66th Overseas Field Battery Sweetheart Badge A scarce Sweetheart to the 66th CFA of Montreal. Chipping to the enamel but very scarce just the same.
67 Battalion Western Scots Left Collar Badge Worn left with North-South lugs.
67 Battalion Western Scots Right Collar Badge Worn right. East-West lugs.
7 A/T RCA Shoulder Flash Printed canvas. Scarce
7 MED RCA Shoulder Flash Canvas printed type.
71st Battalion Gilt and Enamel Sweetheart pin A lovely sweetheart to the 71st Battalion. Very slight wear to the gilt finish and the enamel is perfect. Pin and clasp are present. 3 x 3 cm.
71st Battalion Sweetheart A lovely enameled sweetheart to the 71st. This one being the Beaver over Canada type. Clasp and pin are present. 3 x 3 cm.
71st Battery CFA Cap Badge A rare numbered battery cap badge to the 71st CFA. Mising one folding tang to reverse.
72 Batallion Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Collar Badges - Matching Pair OB ALLAN A matched pair of collars with folding lugs (one collar is missing one set of tangs). Both are marked OB ALLAN.
72 Battalion Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Shoulder Titles - Matching Pair OB ALLAN Matching Pair with all lugs present. Both maker marked AB ALLAN.
72 Battalion Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Cap Badge Excellent with original lugs.
72 Battalion Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Collar Badges - Matching Pair A matching pair in copper with lugs.
72 Batttalion Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Cap Badge Excellent with original lugs.
73 Battalion Royal Highlanders Officers Gilt Cap Badge - Extremely Rare An exceedingly rare officers cap badge to the 73rd Bn Royal Highlanders of Canada. Heavy gilt finish which comes half way up the lugs (both are present and original). A near mint badge.
75th Battalion Sweetheart Pin A fetching small sized sweetheart pin to the 75th. Lovely antiqued brass finish with perfect enamel. Clasp and pin are present. 2 x 2 cm.
78 Battalion Winnipeg Grenadiers Cap Badge Some traces of old polish in the crevices. Both lugs present.
78th Battalion Shows some wear to the finish.
79 Cameron Highlanders of Canada Cap Badge - Pre WW1 Militia A fine white metal badge. Militia period badge worn up to WW1 when the Battalion cap badge was adopted.
79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada Officer Sporran - HUGGARD . An absolutely stunning officer sporran to the 79th Cameron's of Winnipeg which was worn by multiple generations of the same family, Lovely silver plated cap badge affixed to the Gilded fittings of the sporran. Three tassels suspended from chains. The goat hair is complete and fine. Retains the waste belt but the end has been broken off. This came to be from a collector and I've written his comments below: "Highland Regiment Sporran, 79th Cameron Badge, named Huggard inside pouch, original owner was the grandfather, don't know his initial's, next came father, Major J.C. Huggard, commanded "A" Company QOCH. During WW2, was told he used the sporran of his father, bought the items from the son who was an officer in the QOCH in the 1960's or 1970's." The collector also has the same fellows (Huggard's) named Edward VII Basket Hilt Sword, but it is not for sale.
79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada Sporran - C Broad Arrowed A fine pre WW1 sporran (possibly worn into WW1) to the 79th Cameron Highlanders out of Winnipeg, MB (they became the 43rd Bn during the war). The goat hair plumes are in very good condition. The patent leather top shows a big of crazing and a small scrape to the left of the badge. The Cap Badge looks ot be silver plated to me. The back of sporran is marked with a C Broad Arrow. Missing the belt.
79th Cameron's Officer Sporran - Extra Photos Please see the previous listing for description and price.
7th Canadian Railway Troops Collar Pair A fine matching pair of blackened brass collar badges to the 7th CRT. Maker marked to reverse with all lugs present.
8 Battalion Little Black Devils (Winnipeg) Divisional Patch Scarce CEF Div patch to the 8th Battalion from Winnipeg This example shows it's age with scattered moth nips and has been removed from a tunic (stick marks present).
8 RCA Shoulder Flash Printed Canvas
85th Nova Scotia Bn Match Safe A charming match safe to the 85th Bn. These were typically made and carried by the soldier.
86th Battalion Machine Gun Corps Collar Nice striking with both lugs present.
8th Army Commerative Medal - Entry into Italy 10 July 1943 An interesting brass medal which commerates the British entry into Italy.
8th Princess Louise's New Brunswick Hussars Collar Badge A brass OR collar badge to the 8th Hussars. Both lugs to the reverse.
9 RCA Cloth Shoulder Title A fine WW2 cloth title.
90th Battalion Winnipeg Shoulder Numeral - Caron Bros 1915 A nice well marked numeral to the 90th. Traces of the black finish remain.
90th Winnipeg Rifles Officer's Universal Helmet - C.1904-1914. An exceedingly rare and fine universal helmet with plate to the 90th Winnipeg Rifles (Little Black Devils). The universal helmet has been tea dyed and has the helmet plate (possibly a shoulder plate) affixed to the front by pressing the three lugs through the helmet. By the quality of this item, I believe it was done up by an officer. The Kings crown plate was introduced in 1904 and would have been worn up to WW1. There is an example of a similar helmet with Victorian Queen's Crown plate in the Royal Winnipeg Rifles museum in Winnipeg. A photo of it is illustrated in "Fuss & Fashion - 200 Years of Canadian Military Headdress" by Clive M. Law. If you examine the badge from the side, you can see a ghosting image of the badge outline on the helmet, in other words it has been on the helmet forever and hasn't been made up. The liner is fine with size tag and shows only minimal wear. I doubt you will ever see another like this for sale. This surfaced from an estate near Victoria, BC a number of years ago and has made it's way to me recently.
90th Winnipeg Rifles Officer's Universal Helmet - C.1904-1914. Extra photos. See previous listing.
92 Battalion Toronto Highlanders Cap Badge Excellent badge with original lugs.
94 Victoria Regiment Argyle Highlanders Cap Numeral A large militia period brass numeral as worn prior to WW1 by the Argyle Highlanders.
A Source of Pride: Badges of the Canadian Expeditionary Force 1914-1919. JH Harper. A lovely unread copy of Joe Harper's Source of Pride. This is most useful work on CEF badges. Long out of print.
Air Crew Europe Star - Scarce An Aircrew Europe Star with original silk ribbon.
Alberta Civil Defence Lapel Pin c.1950 A fine enameled pin to the Alberta CD. They were formed in 1951 and existed in the 1960s. A nice Cold War era item.
Alberta Goals - Fire Gilt Officer Cap Badge A very attractive officers cap badge to the Alberta Goals. The badge retains all of the fire gilt finish and looks superb. The lugs on the back are bent, but not broken.
AMC - Army Medical Corps Shoulder Title A scarce Canadian early war shoulder title to the AMC (predates the CAMC titles). Both lugs present.
ANAVETS Canada Lapel Pin An early Army Navy Airforce Veterans of Canada Lapel Pin. Good enamel.
Anti-Gas No 2 Ointment Tin with full contents Hard to find with all the contents. An excellent example.
Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders School of Military Piping Cap Badge A scarce cast brass badge to the A & SH MSP. See Brooker (101-11-242). Both wire lug fasteners are present. A scarce badge!
Armoured Corps Cap Badge Nice tanker\'s cap badge.
Armoured Corps Collar Badges A matching pair of collars for the Armoured Corps.
Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal - Miniature An early period sterling Regular Army LSGC medal miniature.
Army Ordnance Corps Officer Collar - Enamel Nice pin back collar with some chipping to the enamel. Likely an officers badge or perhaps a sweetheart.
Artillery Collar Badges - Lugs A slightly earlier pair of collars in that they have lugs instead of clutch pins.
Artillery Collar Badges - Still in the package A matching pair. Clutch pin fasteners.
ASC (Army Service Corps) Shoulder Title Both flat style lugs present.
AUSTAIR UN Pocket Badge UNEF A nice pocket badge from the Australian Air commitment to the UNEF mission.
Australian New South Wales Mounted Rifles Slouch Hat Badge - Victorian Crown Measures 32mm across. Good broach fastener to reverse.
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Band Branch Cap Badge A nice cap badge for a Bandsman.
Battleford Light Infantry (BLI) Collar badge pair - Scully marked A mint pair of collars to the BLI. Although it doesn't show in the photos, both are maker marked Scully. Scarce badges!
Battleford Light Infantry Cap Badge Very nice stiking. Scully marked to the reverse.
Battleford Light Infantry Collar Badge Pair A nice matching pair to the BLI in brass. However, these have been relugged. Very neatly done and hard to notice, but relugged just the same.
Beaver over Canada CSEF Shoulder Title - Scarce A scarce and seldom encountered shoulder title attributed to members of the Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force. I believe these were worn by officers.
Besa Machine Gun Pam - 1940 Royal Armoured Corps A hard to find RAC publication which covers the Besa Machine Gun which was mounted in a number of tanks from the period. The pam shows wear to the cover but is complete.
Black Watch (Royal Highlanders of Canada) Collar Badges Nice matching pair in chrome finish. NS lugs
Blue Enamelled RNWMP Cap Badge A 1904-1920 period RNWMP cap badge with blue enamel. These are descriped as canteen purchases. This one has had the lugs removed and a single screw post soldered onto the back instead for mounting to a plaque or board. Very attractive badge non the less.
Boer War Oliver Pattern Water Bottle Carrier - RCR marked with number to Casualty These Oliver pattern carriers are near impossible to find on their own. However this is the first one I've ever seen regimentally marked to the Royal Canadian Regiment with service number. 313 being the last three digits of 7313 Carleton Woodford ALLEN. He enlisted in 1899 having served in the QOR in Toronto. He was at Paardeberg, Driefontein, Cape Colony and Transvaal, being wounded in action at Cronje's Laager, Feb 17th 1900. http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/south-african-war-1899-1902/Pages/list.aspx?RegimentNumber=7313& These carrier held a pint sized soda water bottle which could be replaced commercially. They were extremely unpopular and most were discarded in favour of the British Canteen in theater. Hence, they are near impossible to find today. The leather remains quite pliable. A period glass soda water bottle is readily available on eBay for a small price.
Boer War Strathcona Cap - Extra Photos Please note the attestation papers.
Boyes AntiTank Gunner - No 2 Webbing Set An extremely rare set of P37 webbing which was intended or the No2 on the Boyes AT crew. This set consists of the belt with shoulder straps and five large pouches each of which holds two magazines for the .55 Boyes rifle. This set of webbing is mint and has no markings at all. This is the fourth set of this webbing which I've seen and none of them have been marked. Extremely unusual, rare and a must have for the serious webbing collector.
Brass Dynamite Cutter\'s Knife - circa 1900 A scarce turn of the century brass knife for cutting dynamite (as it will not produce a spark). Nice age patina and maker marked SSS on the handle. The knife measures 11 inches from end to end. Great item for your demolition or Sapper collection.
British 1856 Drummer Sword A very pleasing British Drummer/Bandsman sword of the 1856 pattern. A good blade with some age darkening but no rust or pitting. The cast handle is very nice. Typically these are found with a leather scabbard but this one has an unusual purple velvet and brass example which has nice age and patination to it. I would think this must of been for ceremonial usage? One of the suspension rings is missing.
British 1914 On War Service Lapel Pin Nice bright enamel.
British Americans A scarce militia period badge with NS lugs. British American Squadron of the King's Colonials, Imperial Yeomanry. Originally there were four squadrons of "Colonials" living in the UK - British Asian, British African, British American and Australasian, each of which had a unique badge.
British ARP Lapel Button - Sterling Marked An official issue lapel badge to the British Air Raid Precautions. Sterling hallmarks to the reverse. A fine looking pin!
British Boiled Sweets, Salt and Matches Ration Tin 1943 A lovely pocket sized ration tin which is essential for your WW2 kit display. A little wear to the finish but overall very nice. These were part of the Compo rations and common in Normandy.
British Civil Defence Instructor Lapel Pin Sterling and enamel
British Colt's Firearms Co London (Pallmall) - Ammunition Pouch A lovely officer's revolver ammunition pouch for the Sam Brown. Well marked inside to Colt Firearms of London. Pallmall outfitted the most wealthy of clients. Very fine condition.
British Columbia Regiment Melton Shoulder Title Very nice but removed from a scrapbook. Has some glue and paper to the reverse.
British Columbia Regiment Shoulder Title A blackened brass title to the BC Regiment. Both lugs present.
British No 5 Mills Bomb - 1916 - CANADIAN SALES ONLY A very hard to find 1916 produced No5 Mills bomb. This is one retains a good portion of the original black varnish finish. Inert WW1 ordnance is getting impossible to find in Canada anymore! I can't ship this outside of Canada. Almost impossible to find for sale in this country anymore.
British P1903 Leather Canteen Carrier - 1917 Dated Leather is somewhat stiff with age but remains serviceable. Maker marked 1917. A nice WW1 issue.
British P1903 or Naval P1901 Mess Tin Cover -Broad Arrow Marked An extremely rare mess tin consisting of chocolate brown liner with leather securing straps. Marked with a Broad Arrow to the front and inspector number. Have a look at the Karkee Web website to see the patterns. The very tip of the leather strap is missing off this example but does not effect the closure. Again, VERY SCARCE and unlikely you will find another.
British produced mess tin set A tinned steel set of British mess tins. Bodies of both tins are marked MB 40 on the sides.
British Special Constabulary Long Service Medal - Thomas White A George V Long Service Medal to the Special Constabulary. Named to George White. Nice medal with original ribbon.
British War Medal Pte Allen 2 Cdn Inf A nice single to the 2nd Bn CEF.
British War Medal - Pte Mc Lachlan Gordon Highlanders A lone BWM on a length of original silk. Named as follows: B-22666 PTE. A. MC LACHLAN GORDONS
British/Canadian 8th Army Flash - Crusader's Cross As worn by Canadians who served in Sicily and Italy as part of Monty's 8th Army.
BWM named to Scott - Royal Naval Air Service RNAS A lone British War Medal to a member of the Royal Naval Air Service. Names as follows: F. 14197 J.E. SCOTT. A.C.P.O. R.N.A.S. Included is copies of Scott's medal entitlement which shows that he originally served (1914) in the Northumberland Fusiliers and then the RNVR (Hood Bn) before being discharged for being underage. He re-enlisted in the RNAS and served out the war with them. He was entitled to the 1914 Star, BWM and the VM. The BWM is well toned. The short ribbon is a modern replacement.
C.1900 Canadian Officer Khaki Peaked Cap A scarce Boer War era officer khaki peaked cap. Victorian Crown Canada Militia side buttons. The cap shows some wear but is overall VG or better. Fine gold silk liner with velvet front sweatband on leather.
C.1910 Brotherhood of Locamotive Engineers Medal/ Lapel Pin A very fancy and large medal to the Moose Jaw Branch of the C. OF L.E. A lovely enamel and gold filled lapel pin can be removed from the medal for wear.
c.1915 REPEAT Needham Brothers, Multi-tool Pocket Knife - LW Ball, CFA A high quality Repeat, Needham Bros, pocket knife. Engraved to LW Ball of the Canadian Field Artillery. An archival search revealed his attestion papers. Gunner Leonard William Ball, enlisted in 1915, showing his residence as Duncan, BC (having former service with 5 Field Artillery). Side plates are nickel I believe. The blades appear to have been blued and show light sharpening. http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=22507
C1950 RCAF/Defence Research Canada Patch - CF 100 Canuck A fine large RCAF squadron patch. Might be crest craft but not marked. Clean 6 x 6.5 inches. Likeness of a CF-100 Canuck. The CF-100 Canuck fighter/interceptor was the first fighter to be designed and mass-produced in Canada. Designed to intercept Soviet bombers, it entered service with the RCAF in July, 1952
C31 Collar Badge Pair A matched pair of C over 31 collar badges to the 31st Alberta Battalion.
CADC Canadian Army Dental Corps Shoulder Title A nice title to the CADC.
CADC Canadian Army Dental Corps Shoulder Title Both lugs present.
Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (MG) Collar Badges A fine matching pair.
Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Wool Shoulder Patch Near mint.
Canada Fleet Service Shoulder Title A hard to find title in wool.
Canada Merchant Navy Lapel Pin - Sterling Although this is in the style of the WW2 pin, I believe it is of postwar production due to the push pin reverse. A very attractive pin in any regard.
Canada Militia 22nd Battalion The Oxford Rifles Helmet Plate - 1870 An 1870 oatter plate to the Oxford Rifles. The lugs have been removed and replaced with soldered on screw posts. Slight damage to the tip of the crown but a very nice looking badge none the less.
Canada Militia 47th Frontenac Battalion of Infantry Helmet Plate - 1875 An 1875 pattern white metal helmet plate for the 47th Infantry. Both lugs are present but the tip of the crown is missing.
Canada Militia 48th Battalion A large brass numberal (worn on the cap and shoulder) to the 48th Lennox and Addington Battalion of Infantry.
Canada Militia 96th Lake Superior Regiment Officer Cap Badge - 1910 An attractive smooth backed officer cap badge to the 96th. Maker marked Hicks and Sons London. Both lugs present.
Canada Militia 9th Mississauga Horse Collar Badge - Brass A collar in brass. Missing both lugs.
Canada Militia 9th Mississauga Horse Collar Badge - Bronze A collar badge in bronze. Lugs are present but bent over.
Canada Militia 9th Mississauga Horse Officer Helmet Plate A lovely gilt helmet plate to the 9th Mississauga Horse. Pin back fastener to reverse.
Canada Title - Caron Bros Montreal 1915 marked A nice 1915 dated shoudler title in Copper.
CANADA title - Carson Bros Montreal marked A nice maker marked title.
CANADA title - Smooth backed A nice copper shoulder with solid smooth back.
CANADA Title - smooth backed A good CEF title. Superior construction leads me to think this is an officers pattern.
Canadian 1916 Pattern Bayonet Frog - Rifle Regt Black A nice Canadian 1916 Pattern leather frog for the Lee Enfield sword bayonet. The frog is clearly stamped with a C broad arrow and the strap is marked HUGH CARSONS OTTAWA. Under the strap is partial maker mark and 1916. Stamped to the reverse of the frog is 123 which may be a Bn number. The front of this frog has been dyed black for use by a Rifle Regiment. First time I\'ve seen this, although I\'ve encounted Oliver pattern belts which were dyed black and marked to the Queens Own Rifles.
Canadian 1917 Victory Bonds Drive supporter lapel pin. Very nice condition with clear makers info to the reverse.
Canadian 1939 Enlistment Chevron - Early War Large Style This is the large chevron worn with the black years of service stripes to denote a 1939 enlistment. Much larger than the type worn with the later red service chevrons. Scarce!
Canadian 1941 Sewing Kit With various contents.
Canadian 1942 CLC Mk II Helmet - Halifax Police Department (HPD) A lovely WW2 issued helmet to the Halifax PD. A few of these surfaced about 20 years ago in Halifax from stores and I purchased this one for my collection but am now moving it along. Excellent Dark Blue finish with H.P.D. stenciled to the front. The story goes that these were worn by local police During the VE Day riots in Halifax. Shell is a CLC 1942 produced Mk II. Excellent liner and chinstrap.
Canadian 1943 Sewing Kit With various contents. There is a service number inked to the exterior.
Canadian 1944 Signals Dispatch Rider's Helmet A near mint Canadian DR helmet with lance cpl stripes painted on the sides and a Signals Tac Sign to the front. I'm not sure what unit 51 was assigned to? Lovely textured paint finish. The liner is marked BMB 1944 and size 7 3/4. There is one small spot of dry rot to the leather liner. This helmet shows only minimal wear. I purchased this example from a collector in France in the 1990's when I was collecting helmets.
Canadian 1950's Civil Defence Lapel Pin Small lapel pin to the CD. Very nice enamel and gilt finish. Screw back.
Canadian 6th Division Formation Patches - Pair A matched facing pair of 6th Div patches in wool. Removed from a tunic.
Canadian 6th Division Wool Formation Patch - Single A good wool patch.
Canadian Air Force Cap badge Soon to be obsolete as the CAF has been renamed the RCAF.
Canadian Air Force Cap Badge - 1924 Issue A beautiful silvered white metal cap badge with CAF overlay. This was issued in 1924 and is a very scarce badge. Beautiful in all regards! Both lugs are original to the badge.
Canadian Army Fire Service Mk II Helmet - GSW 1942 A nicely painted Canadian Mk II helmet which is stencilled to the AFS (Army Fire Service). Also marked NEW TORONTO and I presumer the owners name BEN. Chinstrap is quiet delapitate but the liner is sound. Shell is marked GSW 1942
Canadian Army Pacific Force Patch - Single An embroidered type. Single
Canadian Army Pam 9 - Intro to Elementary Motor Mechanics A very informative pam published in 1942 for the Canadian Army. Lots of diagrams and information on motor mechanics. You RCEME collectors out there have to have a copy of "What makes it tick"!
Canadian Army Service Corps Collar Both lugs present.
Canadian Boer War Collar Badge Blackened brass collar badge with both lugs present. Only the slightest wear to the high points.
Canadian C1A2 Grenade Hand Smoke Cannister An aluminum cannister which held a C1A2 smoke grenade. Paper label attached in excellent condition.
Canadian Cadet Corps 553 Shoulder Badge c. WW2 A scarce brass shoulder title to the 553 Cadet Corps of Winnipeg. Some History: #553 Cadet Corps Name - East Kildonan Cadet Corps (106th Winnipeg Light Infantry) Winnipeg Light Infantry Cadet Corps (1947) Location Kildonan East, MB Winnipeg, MB (1947) Formed November 3, 1914 Disbanded September 19, 1941 Reformed May 1, 1947 Disbanded June 30, 1954
Canadian CEF Three Years of Service Lapel Pin A small Canadian lapel pin designating three years of service in the Great War. A large C encompassing three blue service stripes (small portion of enamel is missing. Still on the original card. Sterling silver.
Canadian Chaplain's Corps Cap Badge - Lugs A nice cap badge in gloss enamel black finish. Two lugs to reverse.
Canadian Chaplains Corps Cap Badge - Tangs Nice badge in matt black with two tang fasteners.
Canadian Civil Defense Armband Mint condition.
Canadian Contingent UNEF 74 Shield A lovely enamelled shield with pin back for the Canadian Contingent of the 1974 United Nations Emergency Force Mission.
Canadian Corps Cyclist Sweetheart Pin A fine sweetheart with blue enamel and pin back present to the Cyclists.
Canadian Early War Service Chevrons These are the large black chevrons worn early in WW2 to denote years of service. Four years service.
Canadian Engineer Collar Badges - Pair Matching set of flaming bomb collars in brass.
Canadian Engineers Cap Badge This one could use a good polish.
Canadian Engineers CE - Cloth title An excellent embroidered CE title. These are often seen centered on the Divisional Patches by members of the Canadian Engineers in WW1.
Canadian Engineers Collar Badge Pair Canadian Engineer Collar Badges - Pair
Canadian Engineers Collar Badge Pair Canadian Engineer Collar Badges - Pair
Canadian Engineers Copper Grenade Collar A nice flaming grenade collar to the CE. Copper with two lugs to the reserve.
Canadian Engineers Sterling and Enamel Sweetheart A lovely collar sized sweetheart. Sterling hallmarks to reverse. The clasp portion is broken off but pin is present.
Canadian Field Artillery Shoulder Title A nice WW1 CFA title.
Canadian Forces Dental Services Cap Badge Nice CFDS badge.
Canadian Four Year Service Chevrons A set of embroidered chevrons for four years service, as worn on the army battledress tunic.
Canadian Garrison Artillery Helmet Plate - Victorian Crown A lovely gilding brass plate with all lugs present. Scarce!
Canadian General List Officer Cap Badge - Gilt and Enamel A fetching late war pattern General List Cap badge as worn by officers. Excellent gilt and enamel finish with two screw posts to the reverse.
Canadian Great War Veterans Association Lapel Pin Numbered and sterling marked. Great enamel to this one.
Canadian Grenadier Guards Sweetheart Pin - Postwar A Queen's crown period sweet heart to the CGG.
Canadian House Wife with Service Number A near mint housewife with C Broad Arrow and Service number inked to the front.
Canadian Infantry Corps Shoulder Patch A lovely example.
Canadian issue WW2 pocket knife - C Broad Arrow A late WW2 pocket knife. C broad arrow marked to side plate. MS XX Ltd maker.
Canadian Korea Service Medal Pair - SK9954 F.J. HOLOBOFF A nice pair named to SK9954 F.J. HOLOBOFF. I haven't researched this fellow other than knowing that his service number designated an elistment in British Columbia.
Canadian Korea Veterans Service Pin - Government Issue This is the official issue service pin presented to Canadian Korea Veterans. These were issued many years following the end of the Korean War. Properly numbered to the reverse. For whatever reasons, these are extremely hard to find.
Canadian Legion/US Branch Cap to a member of the RCA I would say this cap dates from the interwar years. An interesting BESL Canadian Legion cap to a Branch in Ohio. Nice patch and RCA badge. Not a common item!
Canadian Machine Gun Corps Cap Badge - Imperial Pattern Clean stiking with slider. This is the Imperial pattern of this badge.
Canadian Machine Gun Corps Cap Badge - Maple Leaf Pattern Lovely striking in brass. Both lugs and pin are present.
Canadian Marked Pocket Knife - Korea Vintage - OMF Maker A really good Canadian Pocket knife. Similar to the WW2 style but I believe by the type of C Broad Arrow and the maker (OMF) that this one is Korea vintage. Very good blades with light darkening. Lots of "snap" left in the springs.
Canadian Marked Sorbo Airborne Training Helmet - ULTRA RARE Your chance to own what is likely a one of a kind item. This from my personal collection where it has resided for the last 20 years. A British sorbo airborne training helmet which is marked with a Canadian C Broad Arrow. Also a hand writtten name inside. Likely used at the WW2 jump school in Shilo, Manitoba. Condition is very good overall, but the yellow sorbo foam is dried out and rather crumbly. Don't miss your chance for this one!
Canadian Military Police Shoulder Brass Pair A fine matching pair of titles to the Military Police. Lug fasterners to both.
Canadian Mothers Memorial Cross Case WW1 or 2 case for the Mothers Cross. Not easy to find on the loose. Shows soiling but the hinge is nice and tight.
Canadian Mounted Rifles (CMR) Shoulder Title - Boer War An unusual CMR shoulder title made of three separate letters joined together with a thin bar along the bottom. Both lugs present. I feel this is a home made title likely worn in South Africa (c1899-1902). Possibly early WW1 vintage but very unlike typical CEF badges.
Canadian MS&U 1940 Bayonet Frog Excellent condition. This is the modified frog which can accomodate the Lee Enfield Sword Bayonet or Spike Bayonet.
Canadian MS&U Ltd Tanker .38 Holster A scarce near mint holster for the tanker .38. This is the officially shortened version of the long drop tanker holster. Although shortened, this one retains the leg strap. Clearly marked MS&U Ltd 1941 with the C Broad Arrow.
Canadian North West Mounted Police in Prairie Uniform - Post Card A coloured picture postcard of the NWMP. I would say circa 1901 as they are wearing Stetson hats rather than the parade helmet. The colour is very good and in the photo it picked up a bit of flash from the camera. Canadian marked on the reverse. Never posted.
Canadian P37 web belt - 1942 ZL&T Size Large Showing light soiling, a very hard to find size LARGE web belt. Clearly marked with a C broad arrow and ZL&T 1942.
Canadian P37 web belt - MS&U Ltd 1942 A well marked Canadian made web belt. Size medium. Shows minor wear but overall very good with clear markings.
Canadian Patriotic Fund 1915 For Service at the Front Pin A scarce 1915 dated CPF variant. Very hard to find!
Canadian Patriotic Fund 1915-16 For Service at the Front Pin A rare dated CPF pin which predates the CEF service pins. These are extremely difficult to find.
Canadian Patriotic Fund 1915-16 For Service at the Front Pin A rare dated CPF pin which predates the CEF service pins. These are extremely difficult to find.
Canadian Patriotic Fund For Service at the Front Pin This is the rare first issue CPF pin without the dates (so 1914 as the earliest dated types are marked 1915). Extremely difficult to find. There is considerable chipping to the enamel on this one.
Canadian Physical Instructors Cap Badge A striking gilding brass cap badge to the Canadian Physical Instructors Corps. Original Slider fastener attached. This one has been polished and worn with pride.
Canadian Pioneer Draft Collar Badge A near mint browning copper collar badge to the Pioneer Draft. All four folding lugs are present and the badge is maker marked O.B. ALLAN. Very nice badge and quiet scarce.
Canadian Provost Corps - Korean War Cigarette Case A charming black laquered over gold plate cigarette case, typical to Korea. I've seen others of these to units such as the PPCLI but my first to the CPC. This example has the fellows name engraved to the reverse. For those not familiar with these, there is a trick to opening them as they do not have a release button or clasp. You have to slide the face and reverse slides in opposite directions (one up and one down, simultaneously) to open the case.
Canadian Provost Corps Menu Holder - Postwar A silver CPC collar badge on a little stand that holds a business card or menu via a spring clip. These were used at mess dinners at each place setting.
Canadian Provost Corps Place Card Holder - Post war A nice silver plated place card or business card holder for the Canadian Provost Corps. Consists of a Queen\'s Crown collar mounted on a base and everything silver plated.
Canadian Red Cross Corps Cap Badge An attractive white metal and enameled cap badge to the Canadian Red Cross Corps. Pin back fastener to the reverse.
Canadian RFC Cap Badge - Roden Bros Toronto 1917 Marked A scarce Canadian produced and issued cap badge to the Royal Flying Corps. Maker marked to the reverse with original lugs present.
Canadian Scouts Shoulder Title - Boer War - RARE! A very scarce shoulder title to the Canadian Scouts in brass with two thin loops to reverse. The Canadian Scouts were formed by Gat Howard (of Northwest Rebellion Fame). See: http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/exhibitions/boer/canadianscouts_e.shtml
Canadian Signals Training Center (Kingston) Permanent Pass A neat little permanent pass from the Sigs training center in Kingston, Ontario. The pass folds into a small little booklet with a likeness of the RCCS cap badge to the front. The pass is dated 1943.
Canadian SMG Sling Well worn example but serviceable.
Canadian Third Division D Day Turtleshell Helmet - F43945 WEST A lovely BMB Mk III 1944 marked turtleshell helmet which if finished in a textured dark charcoal paint. Painted to the side is a grey/blue Canadian Third Infantry Division patch. The soldier's name and service number is painted inside the helmet (F 43945 WEST). Proper liner with British securing screw and nut. Proper Mk III elastic chinstrap A very scarce Div marked helmet!
Canadian Voluntary Service Medal with Overseas Bar A nice CVSM and Bar with original silk ribbon.
Canadian Womans Army Corps Cap Badge Both lugs present.
Canadian WW1 Cavalry Messtin set A difficult to find circular set of mess tins as issued to mounted troops. Both pieces are C Broad Arrow marked.
Canadian WW2 house wife House wife roll without contents. C broad arrow marked with a Canadian service number. Near mint.
Canadian YMCA Hyms for the Canadian Forces A nice WW2 book of hyms and order of the Dvine Service. Some light water staining.
Canadian/British 1953 BMB Mk2 Airborne HSAT Helmet A British produced 1953 dated HSAT which likely saw Canadian service. The green textured finish is worn overall and has red primer showing through in a number of spots. The liner is nice but unmarked on the leather sweat band (no maker or date). The top pad in the crown is present. The brass retaining bolts and friction nuts are all present and correct. The khaki chinstrap has blackened brass fittings, the chamois chin cup is quite worn and partially separated from the cup. Not a mint piece by far but a good honest well used lid.
Cape Breton Highlanders of Canada Cap Badge A nice WW2 badge but missing one lug.
CASC Collar Badge Nice collar with both lugs
CASC Collar Badge A nice brass collar to the Canadian Army Service Corps. Both lugs to the reserve.
CASC Tunic Grouping - Capt Johnson, Military Cross - Extra photos Please see the previous listing for details
CCof S Canadian Corps of Signals Shoulder Title A nice WW1 title in bright brass. Scully marked.
CEF The Type D cap badge to the RCA consisting of a Maple Leaf with "Overseas Motto". These are quite scarce. Note that the lugs have been replaced at some point with silver solder used.
CEF 116th Battalion Collar Badge Good lugs
CEF 117th Battalion Collar Badge Missing one lug.
CEF 12 Battalion C over 12 Collars A matching pair of C12 collars.
CEF 12th Canadian Forestry Company Cap Badge An extremely pleasing badge in pickled finish. Both lugs present. Excellent and scarce! The 12th formed in 1917 and was disbanded in 1920.
CEF 133rd (Norfolk ) Battalion Numberal Both lugs present. A harder number to find.
CEF 150th Battalion Collar Badge Good lugs facing North-South.
CEF 152nd Weyburn Battalion Officer Silver Cap Badge A very scarce officer silver plated cap badge to the 152nd of Weyburn, Saskatchewan. Please note in the photos that the badge had flat Ellis style stamped lugs. Both of which are broken off with only portions remaining. This would be much for $$ if the lugs were present.
CEF 158 BN Duke of Connaught's Own Battalion Shoulder Title Excellent striking with folding tangs. Maker marked O.B. Allan. The 158th Battalion was formed in Vancouver.
CEF 16th Canadian Light Horse Collar Badge Nice striking with good lugs.
CEF 176th (Niagra) Battalion Collar Badge Good lugs.
CEF 18th Battalion Collar Badge - Type 1 Good east west lugs.
CEF 18th Battalion Collar Badge - Type 2 North South Lugs.
CEF 195th City of Regina Battalion Officer Shoulder Title Nice silver plate and enamel finish. However, the lugs have been removed and replaced with bolts using silver solder. Looks very good from the front but the back is a bit of a mess.
CEF 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles Cap Badge Fine striking with good lugs. 1 CMR being from in Sask and Manitoba.
CEF 1st Motor Machine Gun Brigade Distinguishing Patches - Pair Another extremely rare set of Div patches. These ones to the 1st Motor MG Bde as worn late in WW1. These are uniform removed and part of the lot of scarce WW1 MG cltoh I recently acquired. Dark brown arrows over Red stripes.
CEF 1st Ontario Battalion 1918 Denim Trench Cap A 1918 issued denim trench cap to the 1st Bn. The hat has been well worn and shows a couple small holes and pulls with wear to the interior. The maker marks, WD and date remain clear. Unfortunately, the chinstrap and side buttons are missing.
CEF 1st Ontario Battalion 1918 Denim Trench Cap - Extra Photos
CEF 229th (Saskatchewan) Officer Collar Badge Nice officer silver plate pin back collar.
CEF 230th Forestry Battalion Collar Badge Pair - BIRKS 1916 A scarce matching pair of collars to the 230th Forestry Bn of Quebec. Both collars marked BIRKS 1916. One of the collars is missing a lug, all lugs are the flat stamped style.
CEF 232nd (Saskatchewan) Collar Badge Good lugs
CEF 254 Battalion Cap Badge A scarce badge to "Quinte's Own". Both lugs present.
CEF 28th Northwest Bn Overseas Collar Badges A nice matching pair of collars (Overseas type) to the 28th Bn. Unfortunately, only three lugs remaining, all of which have been crudely repaired with silver solder.
CEF 3 Year Service Chevron Three blue stripes sewn on khaki
CEF 3rd Battalion (Toronto) Cap Badge This one has a lug broken off but is still present for reattachment by a jeweler.
CEF 4 Canadian Mounted Rifles Cap Badge - Single R Type A nice badge to 4 CMR with both lugs present. This is the harder to find badge with 4 CMR title vs the more common 4 CMRR type.
CEF 63rd (Edmonton, AB) Battalion Numberal - PW Ellis 1915 Well marked with both lugs.
CEF 68th (Regina, SK) Battalion Numberal - PW Ellis 1915 Nicely marked but missing one lug.
CEF 69th Battalion Collar Badge - RJ Inglis Marked Nice smooth backed badge with good lugs. Well marked.
CEF 7 Battalion Collar C7 Numeral A nice C over 7 collar badge with lugs. Maker marked Tiptaft.
CEF 71st Overseas Battery RCA Cap Badge (St Catherine, Ont) A very scarce numbered 71st Battery Cap badge which is missing one of the two folding tangs to the reverse
CEF 74 Battalion Officer Gilt Collar Badge A fine collar in fire gilt finish complete with pin and fastener. Maker marked PW Ellis Bros 1915.
CEF 74th Battalion Cap Badge - Peel and York, Ontario A fine striking with flat stamped lugs to reverse.
CEF 74th Battalion Collar Badge Good lugs.
CEF 75th Battalion Sweetheart Pin A fine small sweetheart pin with excellent enamel
CEF 78th (Winnipeg) Battalion Numberal Lugs are present but bent slightly.
CEF 81st (Toronto) Battalion Numberal - Caron Bros 1915 Nicely marked with both lugs present
CEF 8th Battalion Collar Badge Nice copper collar to the 8th Bn. Good lugs and marked Scully
CEF 96th Battalion Officer Silver and gilt Collar Badge A fine pin back to the 96th Saskatchewan Highlanders. Nice silver and gilt finish to the badge.
CEF Artificer Trade Badge Brass with good lugs.
CEF Artificer Trade Badge Brass with good lugs.
CEF British Columbia Legion of Frontiersmen Collar Badge A scarce collar badge to the obscure BC LOF. See Brooker Vol 3, page 161.
CEF CAMC Officer Collar Badge A lovely bronze collar to the Canadian Army Medical Corps. Marked JR GAUNT LONDON.
CEF CAMC Officers P1905 Cap - named U of A and COTC A well named officer WW1 peaked cap to a member of the Canadian Army Medical Corps. Very good condition overall. Nice officer cap badge and Canadian General Service side buttons. There are two names written on the sweatband which are difficult to read: FRANK KUNAT LIEUT. COTC and WA MENDOWS U of A COTC. Some other writing that I can't make out as well.
CEF Canada For Service At The Front Pin Nice enamel.
CEF Canada Gerneral Service Cap Badge - Roden Bros 1916 A fine striking. Well marked and dated.
CEF CANADA Shoulder Badge Pair - Voided Type Hard to find these voided types. Nice matching pair.
CEF Canada Shoulder Title - Caron Bros 1916 Caron Bros Montreal 1916 marked.
CEF Canada Shoulder Title Roden Bros 1918 A nice well marked title.
CEF Canadian Army Service Corps Collar Flat stamped lugs.
CEF Canadian Machine Gun Corps Cap Badge Canadian Issue (Style A) type with slider. This badge is convex in shape.
CEF Canadian Motor Machine Gun Motor Transport Divisonal Patches Pair - Set 1 An extremely scarce matching pair to Div patches to the Canadian Motor MG Tpt. Uniform removed. Set one of two sets which I was fortunate to obtain. Dark brown arrows over matching triangles.
CEF Canadian Motor Machine Gun Motor Transport Divisonal Patches Pair - Set 2 An extremely scarce matching pair to Div patches to the Canadian Motor MG Tpt. Uniform removed. Set two of two sets which I was fortunate to obtain. Dark brown arrows over matching triangles.
CEF CASC Shoulder Title Copper with round serifs.
CEF CASC Shoulder Title Copper with square serifs.
CEF CASC Shoulder Title - PW Ellis & Co 1915 Square serifs. Nicely marked PW Ellis 1915. Missing one of the flat style stamped lugs.
CEF For Service at the Front pin Very nice with good enamel.
CEF Fort Garry Horse Collar Badge Nice overlay with good lugs.
CEF General List Sweetheart Pin - Sterling and Enamel A fine example (collar badge sized). STERLING marked and has a set of initials scratched into the reverse. Strong pin fastener and clasp.
CEF General Service Canada Collar - Gilt sweetheart badge A collar badge in gilt finish with pinback. Likely intended as a sweatheart pin but could be an officer collar.
CEF INF (Infantry Shoulder) Title in Copper A very nice striking in copper. Maker marked and dated 1915.
CEF Khaki University Collar Badge A scarce collar badge which has had a repaired pin fastener to the reverse.
CEF Laval University COTC Shoulder Badge A nice WW1 shoulder to the Laval COTC raised during WW1.
CEF Machine Gun Reinforcement Depot Distinguising Patch An extremely rare patch to the MG Reinforcement unit. Brown wool arrow which has been uniform removed. This came with a small lot of scarce CEF MG cloth I recently acquired.
CEF Matching Pair of Infantry Titles - Caron 1915 marked A matched set of Infantry titles in brass with good lugs. Both well marked Caron Bros 1915.
CEF Officers Fort Garry Horse Collar Badge Pair - Tiptaft 1917 A lovely near mint matching pair of collars to the FGH. These are officer collars in chocolate brown with white metal overlays. Maker marked Tiptaft to the reverse. Brooker lists these JW Tiptaft produced collars as dating from 1917-1919 (151-12-250)
CEF Photo and Identification Dics to Gnr R.T. Bell - 19 Bty CFA A nice pair of fibre "dog tags" to Gunner R.T. Bell of the 19th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery along with a picture post card of him.
CEF Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR) Collar Badges A facing pair of collars to the RCR. The left collar has good lugs. The right collar has one lug which has been repaired with silver solder.
CEF Royal Canadian Regiment Collar Badge Pair A fine facing pair of collars to the RCR.
CEF Second Depot Bn (BC) Shoulder Badge Both lugs present.
CEF Vehicle Driver Sleeve Badge A hard to find skill at arms badge.
CEF William Scully produced 1916 Khaki Glengarry A fetching Canadian Khaki Glengarry which is well marked William Scully Montreal 1916 and C Broad Arrow to the liner. Size tag still present as well. Some scattered moth nips and the ribbons have some fraying to the ends. Holed for a badge. A very attractive and scarce piece of WW1 headgear.
CEF YMCA Cap Badge - Officers A lovely bronze and enamel cap badge with slider. The Salvation Army provided canteens and huts to soldiers during the war and were classed as Auxiliary Services under the Canadian Corps.
CF Logistics Branch Cap Badge Log cap badge.
CF Ships Diver Patch A nice embroidered patch which has been removed from a uniform.
CFA (Canadian Field Artillery) Shoulder Title - Small Type Small letter type with both lugs.
CFA Officer Flaming Bomb Collars - Bronze Finish Nice matching pair of bronze service dress officer collars to the artillery.
CFA Officer Flaming Bomb Collars - Gilding Finish A lovely matched pair of artillery officer collars
CFDS Dental Collar Badges A matching pair of collars for the Dental Service.
CGA Cape Garrison Artillery Shoulder Title - Boer War I believe this is a Boer War era title as it is large and of thinly stamped brass. I thought it Canadian Garrison Artillery but have now changed my mind.
Charleton's Standard Catalogue of First World War Canadian Corps Badges by W.K. Cross Although printed in 1995, this catalogue remains the bible of collecting Canadian CEF Corps Badges. This offers prices and photos of almost all the known Corps badges. Although the prices are dated the information and photos as priceless. I use my copy daily. Lightly used but very good condition.
Company Sgt Major Rank Brassard This may be a WW1 item from the look of the chevron construction but I am listing it as WW2 as I am unsure.
Corps of Military Staff Clerks Collar Badge Both lugs and pin are present.
CSEF 20th MG Company Distinguishing Patch An extremely rare Div patch to the 20th Machine Gun Company, Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force. Only worn briefly in 1919. Red MG Arrow over the Purple Div Patch. Uniform removed.
CWAC 10K Pinky Ring A very attractive ladies gold pinky ring. The Canadian Woman's Army Corps Badge is striking in silver, gold and enamel.
CWAC Canadian Woman's Army Corps Cap Badge A nice WW2 cap badge to the CWAC. Brass and white metal overlay shows mild wear from polishing.
CWAC Khaki SD Cap - Post War A nice Canadian Woman's Army Corps cap with badge. The cap has anodized Queen's Crown GS buttons and is marked inside with a C Broad Arrow. The makers tag has been removed. I would say mid 1950's-1960's vintage.
Czeck VZ58 Bayonet and Scabbard Post war bayonet in very good plus condition. Number to blade and inked ordnance markings to tip of scabbard.
Department of Veterans Affairs ID Badge Numbered 0566
Department of Veterans Affairs ID Badge Numbered 0512
Department of Veterans Affairs ID Badge Numbered 9761
Drummers Trade Badge - Brass A nice WW1 tradesmen badge for a drummer. Missing one lug.
Dummers Skill at Arms Patch
East York Shoulder Title Flat style lugs to reverse.
Edward VII Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Cap Badge A rare pre WW1 cap badge with original lugs.
Edwardian Household Cavalry Pouch Badge Household Cavalry pouch badge worn by members of both bands, Corporals Major and Officers of The Blues and Royals. A large gilt finished plate (4 x 2.5 inches). Please note that a small portion of the badge has broken off but is present. A jeweller should be able to repair this quite easily.
Edwardian Province of Manitoba Buckle A nice c. 1905 Buckle showing the provincial crest of Manitoba. Nice enamel crest on Sterling buckle. Marked as such.
Engineers Flaming Grenade Collar Badge Small collar with both lugs present.
Essex and Kent Scottish Collar Badge
First Class Marksman Skill at Arms Badge A scarce one
First Depot Battalion (Saskatchewan) 1 DBS Shoulder Title As worn by the Saskatchewan Battalion (Military District 12, HQ, Regina, Sk) Brass with both lugs.
First Divisional Armoured Engineers Match Cover Scarce unit!
First Special Service Force (FSSF) Lanyard to a Canadian A fine FSSF coloured lanyard. This came from a collector friend of mine who obtained it directly from the family some years ago. Attached are copies of the fellow who wore it during the war. The original photos were retained by the family. SCARCE.
First Special Service Force (FSSF) Lanyard to a Canadian - Additonal Photos These are copies of the Force Member documents and photos. The electronic copies will be included with the lanyard.
Fort Garry Horse - Cdn Cavalry Corps - Officer Collar Badge A scarce officer collar badge as worn after 1916 by the FGH when they became part of the Canadian Cavalry Corps. Smooth backed Bronze badge with white metal overlay. Flat stamped helmsley style lugs. This badge came from the same estate as the other FGH badges currently listed.
Fort Garry Horse Cloth Shoulder Title A mint wool patch.
France 1914-1919 Match Safe A copper match safe (slips over a box of wooden matches) which is hand engraved. One side is marked SOUVINIER 1914-1919 inside of what appears to be a lucky horseshow. The other side is engraved FRANCE. A nice WW1 souvineer indeed.
FRANCE 1918 Trench Art Lighter A most interesting trench lighter which is made out of copper and brass. Enscribed on one side is FRANCE 1918 and on the other the original ownders initials. This lighter is complete and I think would work is you filled it and added a flint.
French 110th Regt badge Pin back badge. I think this is relatively modern.
FROST and WOOD Cutaway No36 Grenade - 1944 A very good Canadian produced Frost and Wood no. 36 grenade which is sectioned for instructional use. Both body and level are mared FW. The base plug is dated 1944. Complete with the all the internals but note that the filler plug is is partialy out of round and does not sit straight within the body. There is no trouble shipping this within Canada. However, out of Canada is at the BUYERS OWN RISK. I will dissamble the grenade and sent it stripped, but there is a good chance that customs may seize it and destroy it. So, if you want to take the chance and you loose it, I won't be held responsible.
Fusiliers du St-Laurent Shoulder Titles A matched pair of shoulder titles in brass. Note the staining to these ones. A good polishing should clean these up.
Fusiliers Mont-Royal Cloth Flash From the construction, I feel this is a postwar patch.
Generic Canada Police Cap Badge - circe 1935 A very attractive cap badge which I am told is a generic Canadian Police Force cap badge. So, not sure which department wore this one. Circe 1935. The badge is chromed and maker marked JR Gaunt.
German Army Wrist Watch - PARA Maker A German WW2 army wristwatch. Maker is PARA. Well marked to the reverse. Wrist watch is in good running condition. The black leather strap is a postwar replacement.
German Kokade Not sure of this one. I think it is WW2 German.
German Tropical Helmet extra photos
Glengarrians Canada Wool Shoulder Title Near mint to the SDG Highlanders of Canada
Greetings From England Hankie An attractive patriotic hankie which shows the flags of the Allied nations and the slogan \"Greetings from England\". These were popular gifts sent home to loved ones by soldiers in England.
Grenadier Guards of Canada Cap Badge - Post WW1 An early cap badge to the GGofC. Flat stamped style lugs.
Grey and Simcoe Foresters of Canada Cloth Shoulder Title Near mint. Wool
Group A Tradesmen Skill at Arms Patch Paper and glue to reverse.
Group B Tradesmen Skill at Arms Patch Paper and glue to reverse.
GSW Canadian Mess Tins - WW2 style but likely postwar An unissued pair of Canadian General Steel Wares produced mess tins. They are well marked GSW but do not have C Broad Arrow marks. I'm included to think these are post war produced but certainly identical to the WW2 issue.
Gunner Proficiency 2nd Class Badge Near mint
Gymnastics Instructors Skill at Arms Patch Very nice with a bit of paper to the reverse.
HAC (Honourable Artillery Company) Shoulder Title Both lugs present.
Halifax Rifles Matched Pair of Shoulder Titles - 1923 dated A matching pair of 1923 maker marked shoulder titles to the Halifax Rifles. A good portion of the black paint has flaked of these titles. One of the two is missing a lug.
Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment of Canada Cloth Title Near mint
Highland Fusiliers of Canada Cloth Shoulder Title Mint in wool
HILL 70 Trench Art Letter Opener - Canada's 100 Days! A charming Great War souvineer which commerates the Battle of Hill 70. The battle took place along the Western Front on the outskirts of Lens in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France between 15 August 1917 and 25 August 1917. A great item from Canada's 100 Days! The handle is a rifle bullet with a GS button for the end cap.
HMCS Givenchy Match Book Cover Nice RCN match book cover. No matches.
HMCS Givenchy YMCA Canteen Match Book Cover A nice patriotic RCN match book cover. No matches.
HMCS NIOBE Cap Tally - WW1 - RARE An extremely rare original cap tally to the HMCS NIOBE which was Commissioned into the RCN in 1910 and served until 1920 (being broken up in 1922). Likely your only chance to have one of these! The letters are embroidered in age dulled bullion wire. The tally is complete and has not been shortened.
Home Front - V Victory Advertising/Auto Repair Card - Alberta A nice postcard sized home front item.
Imperial German Mecklenburg-Schwerin, War Cross 1914 2nd Class A lovely fire gilt Imperial German Cross with mint ribbon. A very attractive German award from WW1.
Imperial Royal Highlanders Black Watch Tie Clip Imperial issue, not Canadian.
Incredible WW2 Folk Art Battle Ship Made of Match Sticks! A large model ship made completely of match sticks. Really a unique item and something that must of taken hours and hours to create! Very good detail throughout. This ship is quite large and measures 30 inches long by 4 inches wide and 6 inches tall at the mast. A truely one of a kind item!
INF (Infantry) Shoulder Title - Caron 1915 Maker marked CARON BROS MONTREAL 1915. Both lugs present.
Jewish Faith Chaplain Cap Badge Both lugs present.
Jump uniform
Jump Uniform Cont
Junior Forest Warden - Canadian Forestry Association Pin Not a military item, but dates from the 1930's or earlier. Nicely maker marked OB Allan.
Junior Forest Warden - Canadian Forestry Association Pin Dates from the 1930's or earlier. Nicely maker marked OB Allan.
Junior Imperialist Union 1930's vintage I believe.
Kings Crown RCMP Collar Badge Both lugs present.
Kings Own Calgary Regiment Shoulder Title A post war title.
Kings Own Rifles of Canada Cap Badge - MG Company A scarce cap badge to Moose Jaw\'s KORC. To make the badge even scarcer, this is the non blackened variety as worn only by the MG Company in the militia period (the Regina Rifles did the same).
Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Cap Badge White metal cap badge with both lugs present.
Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Collar Badges- Matched Pair A matched pair of collars in white metal.
Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Shoudler Titles - Matched Pair A matched pair of white metal shoulder titles to the Lanark and Renfrew Scottish.
Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Shoulder Title A fine cloth shoulder title to the Lanark and Renfrew Scottish.
Land Ordnance Engineering Branch Cap Badge This branch is now obsolete.
Laval University COTC Cap Badge
Le Regiment de Hull Cap Badge
Le Regiment de Joliette Cap Badge
Le Regiment de la Chaudiere Collar Badges A fine matching pair.
Le Regiment de Maisonneuve Cap Badge Brass with white metal overlay. Both lugs present.
Le Regiment de Montmagny Cap Badge
Le Regiment de Montmagny Cloth Shoudler Title Mint in wool
Le Regiment du Chaudiere Shoulder Title Shows a little wear. A nice patch to a D Day unit. Embroidered on Wool.
Lee-Metford Mk II Oiler - 1891-1899 A very scarce Mk II oiler for the Lee Metford and Lee Enfield Rifles. No marking to the brass body. The knob top unscrews perfectly and locks up tight (leather washer present). These were in issue from 1891-1899.
LENS Trench Art Napkin Ring A brass napkin ring which is made from a shell casing and has the Town of Lens crest soldered on the front. The ring itself is heavily decorated as well.
Les Fusiliers de Sherbrooke Cap Badge
Les Fusiliers Mont Royal Cap Badge
Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal Collar Badges A fine matching pair of voided collars in brass.
Lewis Gunner Brass Sleeve Badge - Black for Rifle Regiment A black finished LG trades badge as worn by Rifle Regiments. complete with backing plate.
Lincoln and Welland Regiment Shoulder Patch In wool
Lincoln and Welland Regiment Shoulder Title In wool
Logisticis Branch Collar Badges This is the style that is just the crossed knots rather than the miniature cap badge style.
London Shoulder Title Retains both lugs.
Lord Roberts Montreal Start Pinback A Boer War era patriotic pinback.
Lord Strathcona Horse Shoulder Title A near mint wool patch. I believe this is a postwar badge not WW2.
Lord Strathcona Horse Shoulder Title A near mint wool patch. I believe this is a postwar badge not WW2.
Lorne Scots Shoulder Title White metal with both lugs present (slightly bent).
Loyola College COTC Cap Badge A nice WW2 badge to the Canadian Officer Training Corps for Loyal College, Montreal.
M1915 Colt-Vickers MG Ammunition box A rare ammunition box for the Vickers MG. I believe this is the US produced box for the Colt contract Vickers. The box retains about 50% of the original olive green paint. The leather strap is present and is strong. A good functional box.
M1915 Colt-Vickers MG Ammunition box A rare ammunition box for the Vickers MG. I believe this is the US produced box for the Colt contract Vickers. The box retains about 50% of the original olive green paint. The leather strap is present and is strong. A good functional box.
M42 Luftwaffe single decal camo helmet - Cdn vet Bring Back This came directly to me from the son of the Canadian Veteran who brought this back from WW2. It has been hanging in the wood shed on the farm ever since (well until two weeks ago). Original in every respect with a partial liner and chinstrap which are quite weathered. The camo paint is a pleasing pattern but shows some rusting bleeding through. Not mint an original unmessed with camo at a reasonable price.
Machine Gun Corps Cap Badge The Imperial issue of the cap badge as worn by the CMGC. Three lugs to the reverse.
Machine Gun Corps Officer Cap badge in Bronze A nice bronze striking of this officer pattern badge to the MGC. Missing all lugs.
Manitoba Calling Radio Program Booklet - An interesting WW2 home front item. A booklet produced by the Manitoba Radio Branch CKY-CKX. Contains information, pictures etc dealing with the theme of \" Medals of Gallantry\"
Manitoba Calling Radio Program Booklet - An interesting WW2 home front item. A booklet produced by the Manitoba Radio Branch CKY-CKX. Contains information, pictures etc dealing with the theme of \" HMCS Chippawa...a ship a-shore\"
Manitoba Calling Radio Program Booklet - \"Women in Khaki\" An interesting WW2 home front item. A booklet produced by the Manitoba Radio Branch CKY-CKX. Contains information, pictures etc dealing with the theme of \"Woman in Khaki\"
Manitoba Mounted Rifles Cap Badge A scarce WW2 cap badge. Both original lugs are present. This badge has been slightly bent to make it fit the beret in a convex fashion. Very nice!
Maple Leaf Services - Canadian Officer Private Purchase Rain Coat A seldon encountered Canadian Rain Coat as sold to officers in WW2. The tag inside is perhaps the most interesting part of this coat. The coat is in very good condition, the only issue being some fraying along the edges of the sleeves.
Master Gunner Skill at Arms Patch A bit of glue and paper to reverse.
Matching pair of 6th Canadian Division Wool Patches A nice matching pair to the 6th Div.
Matching Pair of CANADA Shoulder Brass
Matching Pair of Canadian Engineer Flaming Grenade Collars This is a well worn matching pair of collars that show their use. They are bent and banged up and spent a good period of time on a tunic. Nice looking brass badges with lugs present.
Medical Skill at Arms Patch
Militia Period Numeral 1 in White Metal Good Lugs
Militia Period/WW1 Canadian Mess Tins and Cover A fine kidney shaped mess tin with the rare inner tray. This one includes a locally produced chocolate brown cover with snap fasteners. I think this ensemble predates WW1 as it has no maker marks or acceptance stamps and the handle attachment bails are much heavier than war dated examples. I think this was originally used with the Oliver Pattern equipment. A rare item with the cover.
Mint 1942 Canadian Canteen Carrier ZL&T 1942 marked with the C Broad Arrow.
Mint 1943 British Light Respirator Bag in Green A mint unissued British produced bag for the D Day light respirator. No shoulder strap with this one.
Mint 1945 Canadian Gators - ZL&T Ltd In unissued condition. Well marked ZL&T Ltd with C Broad arrow and 1945 marks
Mint Canadian L Staps - MS&U Ltd 1943 - Matched Pair A mint unissued matching pair of L Straps for the large and small packs. Brown painted metal hardware with crisp maker marks, C Broad arrows and corresponding L and R marks.
Mk III D Day Turtleshell helmet with painted RCEME insignia A very nice Mk III Turtleshell as issued for the D Day Invasion. This example retains the issue charcoal grey textured paint to the interior and has had an olive overpaint to the exterior. A nice painted insignia for the RCEME (or EME) to the left side. Named inside to a LEARY. The liner is a Canadian produced VMC Coy 1942 dated example. As usual, the chinstrap is stretched out and has lost the elasticity.
Naval Bosun's Pipe A fine boatswains or bosun's pipe. Marked "Made in England". Although not hallmarked, this strikes me as being made of silver but may be silver-plate. Nicely toned.
New Zealand Shoulder Title Both lugs present.
Newfoundland Regiment Sweetheart Badge - Blue Enamel A scarce gilt and enamel sweetheart badge to the Newfoundland Regiment. This is the same size as the collar/cap badge. Pin fastener is present. I think the colour of the enamel may represent a particular Company as I have one of these in Red Enamel as well.
Newfoundland Regiment Sweetheart Badge - Red Enamel A scarce gilt and enamel sweetheart badge to the Newfoundland Regiment. This is the same size as the collar/cap badge. Note that there is a small chip to the red enamel at the right most edge. Pin fastener is present. I think the colour of the enamel may represent a particular Company as I have one of these in Blue Enamel as well.
No 1 Commando Salamander Shoulder Patch Near mint with a touch of glue to reverse.
No 9 London RCAC Cadet Patch
Norfolk Shoulder Title Both lugs to the reverse.
North Nova Scotia Highlanders Collar Badges A fine matching pair.
North Stafford Shoullder Title Flat style lugs to reverse.
North Vancouver, BC Canadian Engineers Swagger Stick - named An exceedingly rare and charming swagger stick with Birks Sterling marked head. The head has the likeness of the Canadian Engineers Cap Badge marked beneath North Vancouver, BC. Engraved to the reverse is the initials B.B. This was obtained from the estate of a B.C. Bracewell (a deputy minister in BC from 1945-54). A check of the WW1 archives revealed the Bruce Bracewell, of North Vancouver, enlisted in 6 Field Company, CE in 1916. http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/image.aspx?Image=254662a&URLjpg=http%3a%2f%2fdata2.archives.ca%2fcef%2fgpc001%2f254662a.gif&Ecopy=254662a Further research revealed that BB was the father of the aforemention Bracewell of BC political fame. The stick itself is painted a khaki brown and retains the brass end tip. You will never see another like this!
Northumberland Fusiliers Title - WW1 A WW1 title to the \"Fighting Fifth\". Nice brass title with the early style stamped lugs. I\'m not sure if this was worn as a shoulder title or perhaps a collar badge?
Nugget Black Boot Polish Tin An early tin and I would say Great War era.
Officer's 10th Bn Memorial Cross - 2nd Battle of Ypres 24 May 1915 An historically important Memorial Cross to Lieut S.E. Lewis of the 10th Battalion Cagary Highlanders. Lieut Stanley Lewis was listed as killed on 24 May 1915 at the 2nd Battle of Ypres. In six hours of fighting the battalion had lost in killed and wounded nineteen officers and nearly six hundred N.C.O.'s and men, out of a total strength of eight hundred and sixteen.
Original WW2 German Helmet Chinstrap A very nice patent leather chinstrap for a German WW2 helmet. Maker marked and dated (44 I think) on the tab. Note that there is a partial tear at the fold on one side. Very nice just the same.
P03 1915 Dated Leather Trouser Belt A scarce WW1 trouser belt of the 1903 Pattern. The leather is very supple and the belt is well marked on the tab: 1915 J. ASBURY and the Broad Arrow. Note that this is a very small belt and measures 33.5 inches in length.
P03 Open Topped Webley Holster - RFC & MG Corps A very nice open topped leather hoslter for Webley Mark VI revolver. These were used mostly by the RFC, Machine Gunners and Provost Corps. This example is unmarked and retains a brass cleaning rod. A scarce holster in very good servicable condtion.
P08 Entrenching Tool Head Carrier - MW&S LTd 191? An extremely hard to find e tool head carrier. Nicely maker marked and dated 191? (notice that the last digit is very hard to read but I believe it is a 7). This is the second pattern carrier. RARE!
P14 Revolver Holster and Ammunition Pouch - Black - Rifle Regt A scarce 1914 pattern open topped revolver holster and even scarcer matching ammunition pouch. These were commonly used by machine gun crews. Typically they are encountered in brown leather but his set is died black for use by a Rifle Regiment. Niether item is maker marked or dated. The leather is in good condition but can use a clean and polish.
P1908 British Haversack/Small Pack - MEC 1918 A good solid haversack which is well marked and dated with name written inside. The bag itself shows soiling from use but is in good serviceable condition.
P1916 Canadian Ammuniton Pouch - T EATON CO A P1916 ammo pouch which is well marked T Eaton Co, Ltd. Toronto 1916 with C Broad Arrow. The reverse being stamped with 21 FA for 21 Battery Canadian Field Artillery.
P37 1940 Canadian ZL&T Ltd Compass Pouch Nicely dated and marked compass pouch with C Broad Arrow to back. Brown felt lining. Very clean example. I had a box of 50 of these and am now down to my last 2 and counting.
P37 1942 Canadian Binocular Case An MSU produced 1942 bino case. Showing use and soiling.
P37 1942 ZL&T L Straps - Near Mint A matching set of well marked L Straps. 1942 ZL&T marked. Bright brass finish to the fittings.
P37 1943 Canadian M S& U Ltd Compass Pouch Nice clean example with clear markings inside. C Broad arrow to reverse is quite faint but still visible. Grey felt lining inside. I had a box of fifty of these MS &U and am down to my last examples.
P37 1943 Canadian M S& U Ltd Compass Pouch Nice clean example with bright markings and C Broad Arrow to the reverse. The last digit in 1943 is only partially stamped (top of the 3 is there). Grey felt lining inside. My last example by this maker.
P37 1943 Revolver Ammunition Pouch - ZL&T Ltd A near mint Canadian produced pouch. Nicely marked with C broad arrow to reverse. Hard to find!
P37 Airborne 1942 MEC Co Sten Gun Bandelier A hard to find sten gun bandoleer as issued to Airborne Forces. This one is well marked MEC 1942 and has a faint name written upon the reverse. There is a slight wear point to the middle flap. Please note that the Sten magazines ARE NOT included with the bandoleer.
P37 Bayonet Frog - 1955 Dated A postwar frog marked TIL 1955. Looks the same as WW2 so good for reenactor use.
P37 Blanket Straps A well worn set of blanket straps as worn on the large pack.
P37 British Auxiliary Pouches Strap - 1940 A connecting strap for the aux pouches. Marked MW & S Ltd 1940
P37 British Cross Straps - B Ltd 1945 Mint set of cross straps with clear markings. Normal length. Grey painted steel tips to ends.
P37 British Cross Straps - Bagcraft 1943 A mint set of cross straps. These are both "male" straps as the female strap was done away with for war economy measures. Brass end taps. These are Normal length.
P37 British Equipment Carrier A mint example of this harness designed to carry multiple ammo cans, jerry cans, etc. Sometimes descriped a the carrier for the Bren Gun tripod but I think this is not the case.
P37 British MW & S Ltd 1940 Large Pack An early British large pack which is well marked and dated 1940. Somewhat soiled from use but very sound and without holes or snags.
P37 British Revolver Ammunition Pouch - MEC 1940. A Mills Equipment Company produced pouch dated 1940. Good markings with a name written inside the lid and on the reverse. Shows some wear. Hard to find.
P37 British Small Pack with L Straps Well worn and well soiled. This one retains a Broad Arrow stamp inside but no date. Missing the center partitions from within the bag.
P37 Canadian 1943 ZL&T L Strap - LEFT A single LEFT L strap. Well marked ZL&T 1943. The brass fittings are painted brown on this one.
P37 Canadian 9 mm Browning Hi Power Holster with Cleaning Rod A nice example of the 2nd pattern holster. Maker marked and dated 1945. Included is the steel cleaning rod (marked M) which is harder to find than the holster!
P37 Canadian Auxiliary Pouches Set - ZL &T Ltd 1941 A matching set of aux pouches with strap all marked with C broad arrows and ZL & T 1941. These were used for carrying spare bren gun mags, etc. Pouches marked FRONT AND REAR
P37 Canadian Basic Pouches - ZL &T Ltd 1943 Marked An unissued matching pair of basic pouches. Very well marked ZL&T Ltd 1943 with number codes and C Broad Arrows. Marked SMALL to reverse. Hardware is brown painted steel.
P37 Canadian GEW 1943 Bayonet Frog Excellent condition. This is the modified frog which can accomodate the Lee Enfield Sword Bayonet or Spike Bayonet. GEW is a scarce maker for Canadian webbing.
P37 Canadian MS&U 1942 L Strap - RIGHT A RIGHT L Strap. Well marked MS&U 1942. Bright brass fittings.
P37 Canadian Officer Attachment Brace A lone example showing a C Broad Arrow. Good for making up a pistol belt with cross strap.
P37 Canadian Officer Attachment Braces - 1940 ZL&T For wear in place of the Bren Gun pouches. Typically found on officer webbing sets. These are marked ZL&T 1940. One has a clear C Broad Arrow remaining as well.
P37 Canadian Revolver Ammunition Pouch - ZLT 1942 A near mint ammo pouch (unlined). Near Mint example. These are nearly impossible to find these days.
P37 Canadian Revolver Ammunition Pouch - ZLT 1943 A near mint ammo pouch (unlined). Near mint. These are nearly impossible to find these days.
P37 Canadian Revolver Ammunition Pouch- ZL&T 1940 A ZL&T Ltd produced pouch dated 1940. Marking are somewhat faded but a good C broad arrow is visible to reverse. Pouch shows wear and was blanco'd at one time. These are getting really hard to find!
P37 Canadian Revolver Ammunition Pouch- ZL&T 1940 A ZL&T Ltd produced pouch dated 1940. Marking are somewhat faded. Partial C broad arrow is visible to reverse. Pouch shows wear and was blanco'd at one time. Hard to find!
P37 Canadian Revolver Ammunition Pouch. MSU Ltd 1942 A near mint ammo pouch (unlined). Very good with a light coat of blanco. These are nearly impossible to find these days.
P37 Canadian Small Pack with L Straps A well worn and soiled example. No marks remaining within this pack. Center partitions are present.
P37 Canadian Small Pack with L Straps - Canadian Scottish Marked A well worn and heavily soiled example. No markings left inside but a service number and ownership to the C Scot R. Center partitions are present within the bag.
P37 Canadian Web Belt ZL&T Ltd 1942 Size Large A clean example with somewhat faded markings but still legible maker, date and size with a good C Broad Arrow (these do not photo well). These are getting hard to find with legible markings.
P37 Canadian Wire Cutter Pouch - ZL&T Ltd 1942 A used and somewhat grubby wire cutter pouch with faint markings. You can make out a C Broad Arrow ZL&T Ltd. The date looks to be 1942. These pouches are very hard to find.
P37 Canadian ZL&T Ltd 1943 Revolver Ammunition Pouch This is a well used and faded example. The markings inside are quite blurred but you can make out the ZL&T and a 1943 date. C Broad Arrow to the reverse.
P37 Canteen Carrier Used but good condition. Faded markings to the interior straps.
P37 Cartridge Carriers - MEC 1942 A matching pair produced by Mills Equipment Company. Nice bright markings.
P37 Cartridge Carriers - MEC 1942 A matching pair produced by Mills Equipment Company. Nice bright markings.
P37 Cartridge Carriers - MW & S 1943 An unissued pair with good markings.
P37 Lewis Gun Pouch 1940 MEC A near mint LG Ammunition Pouch produced by Mills Equipment. Nicely marked.
P37 Lewis Gun Pouch 1941 MEC A near mint LG Ammunition Pouch produced by Mills Equipment. Nicely marked.
P37 Lineman's Frog for Plyers A grubby example but very scarce just the same. These held a set of plyers and were carried by lineman within the Sigs trade.
P37 MS&U 1942 Canadian Skeletal Water Bottle Carrier - Mint A mint example.
P37 Skeleton Canteen Carrier - ZL&T Ltd ? A near mint carrier which only has a partial maker marking which looks like a bit of ZL &T. Canadian webbing in anycase.
P37 Skeleton Canteen Carrier MS & U 1942 A near mint Canadian produced carrier. Montreal Suspender and Umbrella manufacturer.
P37 Web Belt - MEC 1952. Size Extra Large! A near mint belt in size XL. Well marked and dated 1952.
P37 WW2 Canadian Bren Gun Spare Barrel Bag A good used Canadian produced barrel bag. Well marked.
P37 WW2 Canadian Bren Gun Wallet A very nicely marked bren gun wallet. No contents.
P37 WW2 Canadian Rifle Regiment Web Belt - Black Very hard to find in Rifle Regt Black. A Canadian produced medium web belt with buckles and tabs to reverse. These were vat dyed black which obscured all maker marks. Near Mint. Great for your RRR or QOR display.
P51 Canadian Blanket Straps As worn on the large pack.
P51 Canadian L Straps A well marked pair.
P51 Canadian Mess Tin Carrier A well marked example.
P64 Canadian Grenade Pouch Designed to carry to grenades.
Pair of Bullion Patrol Dress Captains epaulettes - Victorian period A very attractive pair of eppaulettes with gold embroidered pips. Epaulettes are black and likely off of patrol dress. I would say Victorian period.
Pair of CANADA Shoulder brass - Straight Type A matched pair in high polish
Pattern 1899 Canadian Leather Frog This frog would look at home on a Lee Metford Bayonet. Note that it is missing the small securing strap and buckle and has some dry rot damage to the reverse.
Physical Training Staff of Canada Cloth Shoulder Title Mint in wool
Pioneers Trade Badge A Pioneers sleeve badge with all lugs present.
Post War Canadian Airborne Jump Wing Worn on the Garrison Dress uniform.
Post war RCAF Pilot Wing Relatively modern pilot wing. Unissued condition.
Post War RCAF RSM Cloth Rank Insignia A uniform removed RSM rank (Queen's Crown).
Post War RCAF RSM Cloth Rank Patch Mint and unissued. Quite recent I would say. I have two of these if you want a pair.
Post War RCCS Jimmy Trade Badge A nice likeness of "Jimmy". Embroidered on wool.
Post war Royal Canadian Dental Corps Collar Badges Nice matched pair.
Postwar British Army Ammunition Tech Sleeve Badge An embroidered cloth badge with paper and glue residue to the reverse.
Postwar British Civil Defence Instructor Lapel Pin A nice enameled lapel button for a Civil Defence Instructor. I would say 1950\'s vintage.
Postwar Canadian C1A1 Smoke Grenade Cannister A nice transit canister for a Canadian Smoke Grenade.
Postwar Canadian Scottish Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool. Uniform removed showing light wear. The title Princess Mary was added in 1948.
Postwar Mechanics Trade Badge
PPCLI Canvas Shoulder Title - Rare These are exceedingly difficult to locate. This one is near mint.
PPCLI Canvas Shoulder Title - RARE These are exceedingly difficult to locate. This one is near mint.
PPCLI Cap Badge Nice King's Crown voided cap badge. Both lugs present.
PPCLI Cloth Shoulder Title A very early war (possibly just post WW1) wool shoulder title. Rare title but quite poor condition.
PPCLI Cloth Shoulder Title A very early war (possibly WW1 or interwar) wool shoulder title. Rare title but quite poor condition with the mothing of the letters. This title is almost straight instead of being quite curved.
Pre 1914 Large Glengarry/Cross Belt badge - Victoria Rifles of Canada An unusual large militia period badge to the VRC. This badge measures 2.75 inches by 2.75 inches and has two mounting lugs to the reverse. Typically VRC badges are blackened but his one is in brass and shows no traces of ever having been black.
Pre WW1 Canadian Militia Infantry Officer Peaked Cap - extra pics Extra pics--see previous listing for description and price.
Pre WW1 Canadian Militia Infantry Officer Peaked Cap - named NSR A fine pre 1914 Militia peaked cap named inside to Lieut R.H. Burnard (I think...hard to read) and NSR (North Saskatchewan Regiment. Fine black wool with red piping. Small moth nip on the underside (see pics) otherwise very little wear. The cloth band is embroidered with Maple Leaves and the buttons are stylized maple leaves over Canada. The cap is holed for a badge but no longer present. Maker marked MUIR CAP CO LIMITED TORONTO Contractors to the Dominion Government.
Pre WW1 12 Manitoba Dragoons Shoulder Strap Number A large numeral to the MB Dragoons, worn prior to WW1.
Pre WW1 General List Helmet Plate A nice George V helmet plate for a service helmet. C. 1914 or shortly before. Note that one lug and small piece of the badge have broken away but are present and can be repaired by a jeweller. This is a brass badge which had a heavy gilt finish but most of it has worn way (except for the reverse).
Prince Albert and Battleford Volunteers Cap Badge White metal with copper buffalo head overlay. Retains both original lugs.
Prince Albert and Battleford Volunteers Cloth Flash One of the scarce ones! Nice embroidered wool patch to the PA&B Vols. One slight trace of glue to the reserve.
Prince of Wales Own Regiment Collar Badges A fine matching pair with NS lugs.
Princess Louise Fusiliers Cap Badge - Maker Marked Marked Scully Limited Montreal.
Princess Mary Christmas Card 1914 An original 1914 Christmas card as found in the Princess Mary Gift tin.
Princess Mary Christmas Card 1915 An original 1915 Christmas card as found in the Princess Mary Gift tin.
Princess of Wales Own Regiment (MG) Cap Badge
Queen Victoria Patriotic Pinback Boer War era pin. Shows fading and crazing to the finish.
Queen's Own Cameran Highlanders Shoulder Title Near mint wool shoulder title to the Queen's Own.
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada (1923-1939) Collar Badges Matching pair of the early collars. Worn only until 1939. These can be identified by the EW lugs (later ones are NW). See Brooker Vol 4, 117.
Queen's Own Rifles Shoulder Titles A matching pair of blackened shoulder titles to the QOR. Note that there is some loss of black finish to one of the titles.
Queen's South Africa Medal - Pte. Blackhall - Gordon Highlanders A QSA with original ribbon named to 7688 Pte A. Blackhall, Gordon Highlanders. Single Bar South Africa 1902. Initial research indicates that Pte Blackhall did two tours in South Africa. He is entitled to three other bars which are missing. I believe they were Ladysmith, Transvaal and Cape Colony. These were likely issued seperately and were consequently lost. Unusual mounting system as it is two lugs with pin as you would find on a cap badge.
Queens Own Rifles (QOR) Putties - Occupation Force A scarce pair of rifle green putties worn by the QOR with their distinctive berets as part of the occupation force in German immediately following the war's end.
Queens Shoulder Title Flat style lugs to reverse.
Queens York Rangers Brass Shoulder Title Some corrosion to the title. Needs a good polish.
R.W. Kent Shoulder Title Royal West Kents - Flat style lugs to reverse.
RAF 1943 WINGS FOR VICTORY Faux Marble Plaque An absolutely fabulous plaque which must of hung in a bank or some such building. It was presented as an award by the Air Ministry in recognition of achievement for the Wings For Victory, War Savings Campaign of 1943. The plaque is large and heavy and appears to be of white marble (in fact plastic, as the makers mark attests: DE LA RUE PLASTICS). Unfortunately, this plaque suffered a fall during its\' life and has a crack across the upper right corner (see the pictures). A steel strip was added to the back to reinforce it, and it can hang without fear. Really it doesn\'t detract much at all. The plaque measures 14 inches by 23.5 inches and appears to be \"carved\" in base relief. It weights 7.5 pounds. This will make an exceptional backdrop to you RAF collection!
RAF Aircrew Rank Sleeve Badge - 1946-50 A clean example of this short lived an rather rare patch.
RAF Master Aircrew Sleeve Patch A Queen's Crown patch showing removal from a scrap book as it has paper and glue residue to the reverse. A really fetching looking patch.
RAF Police Shoulder Title An embroidered shoudler title to the R.A.F.P.
RAF Regiment Wool Shoulder Title A nice WW2 patch.
Rank Pip with wire tangs - Solid Silver A very attractive solid silver pip with gold overlay. Folding wire tangs.
RCA Officer Cap Badge - Spinning Wheel A near mint officers service dress cap badge with spinning wheel. Tang fasteners are all present.
RCA Shoulder Flash Printed Canvas
RCA Wool Shoulder Titles - Uncut Pair A nice uncut pair of shoulder insignia for the RCA.
RCAF 4 Bombing and Gunnery Instrument Maker Patch - Crestcraft A lovely multipiece felt patch from 4 B&G RCAF. Marked to the reverse: Crestcraft Saskatoon SK. 7.5 x 4 inches.
RCAF 435 Squadron Cloth Patch Quite modern (bi-lingual title) embroidered patch to the 435 Sqn. Mint.
RCAF Air Gunners Winged .50 Caliber Bullet A nice sweatheart item.
RCAF Blue Mk II Helmet - GSW A nice General Steel Wares DP&H produced Mk II helmet. These Department of Pensions and Health marked helmets were intended for ARP usage as they are of a milder steel. Painted air force blue which leads to me think it was worn by the Aircraft Detection Corps. VMC 1942 dated liner.
RCAF Blue pistol lanyard As issued to the RAF and RCAF.
RCAF Bomber Half Wing A nice WW2 RCAF half wing to a Bomber.
RCAF Embroidered Cap Badge - Queen\'s Crown A nice wire embroidered RCAF officer cap badge. Post War period. Shows some wear and has been removed from a cap.
RCAF Escape Compass - Large Size A lovely escape compass, believed to be Canadian made. A small quantity of these compasses (large and small types) surfaced in Montreal, Quebec a few years ago as part of an RCAF pilots effects. If you look closely at the compass face, the direction indictors are in French not English. The compass is mint and works fine. This is the larger size measuring 11mm across.
RCAF Escape Compass - Small Size A lovely escape compass, believed to be Canadian made. A small quantity of these compasses (large and small types) surfaced in Montreal, Quebec a few years ago as part of an RCAF pilots effects. If you look closely at the compass face, the direction indictors are in French not English. The compass is mint and works fine. This is the small size measuring 7mm across. The smaller types were easier to conceal inside shaving brushes, lighters, etc.
RCAF Fighter Pilot Clip Board - Cockpit Use - Pilot named I was forunate to purchase some which came from a decease RCAF veteran in Edmonton. His name was P/O Gildner and his career spanned WW2 and into the postwar period (one of his tunics is dated 1951). Unfortunately I do not have any further details on his career. This is his clipboard which straps to the pilots thigh and hold maps, etc while in flight. This clip board is marked NOORDUYN AVIATION LTD. The Noordyn Company was a Canadian manufacture that started in 1934 and was bought out immediatley following WW2 by the Canada Car and Foundry Co. During WW2, Noorduyn produced Harvard trainers, Noresmen and other aircraft. Interestingly, Gildner continued to use this clipboard in the postwar period as evidenced by the original data sheet for the T33 which is on the board. The back of the board has his name and rank scratched into it. It appears that he attained the rank of Squadron Leader at some time. Very neat piece for the RCAF collector!
RCAF Flt Lt Shoudler Boards
RCAF LAC Rank insignia - Summer Tan A tan propeller rank insignia for an RCAF Leading Aircraftsman.
RCAF Match Book Cover A nice WW2 cover to the RCAF. No matches.
RCAF Moose Jaw Curling Club Felt Jacket Crest - Crestcraft I would think this is from the 1950's but may be WW2 vintage. A clean and striking piece of Crestcraft work.
RCAF No 4 Construction and Maintainance Squadron Jacket Crest A lovely multi piece wool patch to No 4 CMU RCAF. Looks like a Crest Craft piece. Measures 7 inches long by 4.5 inches tall.
RCAF No.10 Repair Depot Jacket Crest Multi piece wool construction and most likely Crest Craft. Measures 5.75 inches tall by 5 inches wide.
RCAF Officer Embroidered Cap Badge - MINT You won't find a nicer example than this one. A bullion embroidered officer cap badge to the RCAF. This one is mint which vibrant colours!
RCAF Receational Shooting Cloth Crest I suspect this is from the 1950's
RCAF Warrant Officer Class 1 rank insignia A nice WW2 patch.
RCAF Warrant Officer Class II Rank Patch A nice WW2 patch.
RCAF WD Mk II Helmet - Additional Photos Please see next listing for description and price.
RCAF WD's 1945 Softball Patch - Dartmouth A lovely jacket patch for the RCAF Woman's Division. Measures 5 x 5 inches. Multi piece construction.
RCAF/RAF H Type Oxygen Mask A nice H Type mask. These were introduced in 1944 and used well into the postwar period. Broad Arrow marked to the rubber and a size Large. Chamois lining is in good condition and the wire loom with plug is present.
RCAMC Brass Collar Badge Pair Not a matching pair.
RCAMC First Field Dressing - October 1943 Mint
RCAMC First Field Dressing - October 1943 Mint
RCAMC First Field Dressing - October 1943 Mint
RCAMC MkI* Helmet A lovely example of a MkI* helmet which is a WW1 MkI Brodie shell retrofitted with new chinstrap lugs, chinstrap and liner for service in WW2. These converts began in 1936 and were stopped in 1940. This example is correct in every way with a 1938 dated liner, named chinstrap, HH manufacture code (1915 production) and a large painted flash to the RCAMC (or RAMC). Perfect for your early war interpretation or Dunkirk display.
RCAMC MkI* Helmet extra pics Note the 1938 dated liner and WW1 helmet manufacture HH which represents the Harrison Bros & Howson Ltd of Sheffield which produced helmets in 1915. Note the refitted helmet lugs which differ from WW1 thin wire loops.
RCAMC Postwar Belt Buckle A 1950's vintage RCAMC waist belt buckle as worn on the web belt for walking out.
RCAPC Collar Badge - Brass A WW2 collar to the Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps
RCAPC Embroidered Shoulder Title Pair A nice matching pair of shoulder titles to the Pay Corps.
RCAPC Embroidered Shoulder Title Pair A nice matching pair of shoulder titles to the Pay Corps.
RCAPC Slip On Shoulder Title Pair A lovely matching pair.
RCASC 1st Canadian Infantry Division Wool Patch A nice WW2 cloth shoulder patch to RCASC members of the First Canadian Infantry Division.
RCASC Officer Collar Badge A fine smooth backed officer collar badge in bronze to the RCASC.
RCASC Senior Officer's Peaked Cap - Militia Period/WW2 A fine officer's cap to the RCASC. This cap came to me from a collector who purchased it from the gentleman who wore it. The fellow was Major who bought the cap NOS during WW2. The cap is in very fine condition with no mothing and only the slightest wear to the liner. Fine black wool construction with white piping. The Gilt Victoria crown Canada milita buttons on a black patent leather band. The gold bullion brade to the peak is toned. The maker mark reads: MUIR CAP CO LIMITED TORONTO
RCCS Blazer Crest and Buttons An embroidered King's Crown blazer crest and four WW2 Signals buttons. Sewn onto a jacket pocket.
RCCS Sterling ID Bracelet - J.A. McMahon B628833 A nice Sterling bracelet to the Royal Canadian Signals Corps.
RCDC Royal Canadian Dental Corps Collar - Cypher Type The "Cypher Type" Collar. Rather scarce as such.
RCE Military Engineering - Bridging A very interesting 1942 Canadian pam which covers everying you would want to know about military bridging, weight classifications, rafts, etc etc. Tons of charts, diagrams and info. The cover is nicely stamped to teh 23rd Field Comany, RCE wiht the date stamp Aug 1942.
RCE Named Battledress Tunic - 1942 Dated An early tunic named in to places to A2023 Peterson, A.F. The tunic is badged to the Royal Canadian Engineers, with the green lozenge denoting Pacific Command. Also includes \"T\" type C tradesman badge, the Mars sleeve badge and two years of service chevrons. The inside of the Tunic is well marked and dated Sept 1942 and is a size 11. The epaulette buttons are the early plastic type. This is a lovely uniform worn by a Canadian tasked to defend the BC Coastline. Your chance to own a great early war BD.
RCEME Officer Cap Badge - Silver and Gilt A fine King's Crown two piece officer cap badge in Silver and Gilt. Maker marked JR Gaunt London. This style of RCEME badge was introduced in 1947. Both lugs present.
RCHA Pre-WW1 Shoulder Title A large pre-WW1 shoulder title to the RCHA. Measures about 3" long. Missing one lug.
RCHA Shoulder Flash Printed Canvas
RCMP / GRC Shoulder Patch Modern issue
RCMP 5 Years of Service Star - Bullion Embroidered Very nice and for wear on the red serge. Uniform removed.
RCMP Brass Shoulder Title - King's Crown Era A nice c. 1930-1950 Shoulder title to the RCMP. Maker marked J.R. Gaunt Montreal.
RCMP Cloth Shoulder Title - Pre 1973 A 1960's era shoulder title to the RCMP. Post 1973 as the script is not bilingual.
RCMP Crossed Rifles Patch Marksman patch as worn by RCMP.
RCMP Crossed Rifles Patch RCMP Marksman sleeve badge.
RCMP Detective Black Jack - 1930's A fine leather covered spring black jack with lead shot filled end. These were issued to RCMP officers or pain clothes use (detective) and also members of the British Columbia Provincial Police. A very handy little weapon. No makers marks on this. Brown leather is supple and in excellent condition.
RCMP Embroidered Rank Crown - Red Serge Nice clean condition. About 2.5 x 2.5 inches.
RCMP GRC Shoulder Patch - Modern Issue Modern shoulder patch to the RCMP. Bilingual text.
RCMP Kings Crown Collar Badge Both lugs present.
RCMP King\'s Crown Mug - Medalta Pottery A beautiful beer mug c. 1940 with the cap badge of the RCMP on the front. The mug is mint and has no chips or wear. The badge likeness if most striking in gold. The mug is produced by Medalta Potteries of Medicine Hat, Alberta. They existed from 1916 until 1954. During the thirties the suffered with the depression but had new life during WW2. See this link for an interesting history: http://www.stellarjonbeach.com/medalta-pottery.shtml I suspect this mug was produced as a canteen item or perhaps special order by members. I\'ve never seen another.
RCMP Long Shank Spurs - Solid Nickel marked A nice set of long shank spurs, both of which are marked SOLID NICKEL. The leather straps show some wear but are strong. Pointed rowels turn freely. These are tough to find.
RCMP Pistols Patch An RCMP sleeve badge for pistol marksmanship.
RCMP Quarterly Magazine - July 1940 A nice early war RCMP Quarterly. Lots of intersting articles including 1 Canadian Provost Company.
RCMP Queen's Crown Sword Belt and Hangers Chief Supt Peterson A lovely 1950's vintage RCMP sword belt with hanger straps for an officer. Queen's crown badge to buckle and fittings. This item belonged to: Waldemer Werner Peterson, regimental number 13382 / Officer number O.537, engaged with the RCMP on April 22, 1940.He was commissioned on April 1, 1962 and was struck of strength on April 21, 1975 having attaining the rank of Chief Superintendent.During the course of his career with the Force Mr. Peterson served at “Depot” Division (Regina, Saskatchewan), “K” Division (Alberta), “N” Division (Rockcliffe, Ontario), and “F” Division (Saskatchewan).
RCMP Shoulder Patch - Circa 1970 A good used patch to the RCMP.
RCMP Shoulder Title - Gold Plated Officers Likely an officers shoulder title as it is in heavy gold plate. Maker marked Gaunt. Both lugs present.
RCMP/ 1 Can Provost Trench Art Ashtray An unusual copper astray with match holder which incorporates a pair of gilt king's crown RCMP collars. For the RCMP collector who likes the unusual.
RCMP/RNWMP Staff Sergeant Rank Chevron A nice clean Staff Sgts rank chevron in wool as worn on the red serge. I think this is quiet early and may even be RNWMP period.
RCN Birks Sterling and Enamel Sweetheart Pin A Birks Sterling pin in the likeness of an RCN officer\'s cap badge. 3 cm x 2.2 cm.
RCN Canada DEMS Shoulder Title Set - RARE! A very scarce shoulder title set in embroidered wool. The DEMS (Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships) patch was worn by RCN and RN gunners who manned the guns on merchant ships. This Canadian set was removed from a uniform and shows some wear but is 100% original.
RCN Fleet Air Arm Bullion Pilot Wing A nice WW2 bullion wing for a Commissioned Pilot in the Royal Canadian Navy or Royal Navy. Scarce wing which has been removed from a uniform at some time.
RCN North Atlantic Medals Group with IDTag and Bracelet - Thomas A fine set of Canadian war medals to V39984 G.O. Thomas, Royal Canadian Navy. The set consists of the 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, CVSM with Bar, Defence Medal and War Medal (silver Canadian issues, not cupro nickle). Also, his ID Disc with foot locker key and a sterling silver RCN bracelet engraved with his name and number (Love Phil, engraved on reverse). Unresearched.
RCN Sailor\'s Issue Bible A nice issued Bible in Navy Blue with the Royal Cypher. You find in these issued to all the branches of service. Khaki for army, light blue for airforce and Dark Blue for navy. Not common to find!
RCN Ship's Clearance Diver Insignia Modern embroidered patch. Near mint.
RCN Sweetheart Pin A brass sweetheart pin to the RCN. 3.5 x 1.5 cm.
RCN Tudor House Match Book Cover For any sailers who spent time on the West Coast of Canada during WW2 or up to present day, you will most certainly remember the Tudor House, or some of the fine ladies who frequent it. Still a great place for a beer. Just was there last summer.
RCN Years of Service Chevrons. WW2 service chevrons for the Royal Canadian Navy. Four years of service. The white stripe signifies a 1939 enlistment.
RCNVR Named 1937 Signal Card - Booklet A very fetching pocket size booklet named to J.P. Dean RCNVR. Very colourful as it illustrates the flags used for Naval Signalling.
RCOC Officers Fire Gilt and Enamal Cap Badge - Scully with ID A brilliant enamel and gilt officer cap badge to the Royal Canadian Ordnace Corps. Nicely marked SCULLY LTD MONTREAL. The original owner scratched his service number into the back of the badge: P35225. Of interest, this serial number falls into the 1000 number block assigned to the RCOC. The P prefix stands for Permanant force who joined the CASF at the outset of WW2. The lugs are present but have been pinched closed. They can be opened with some careful work but I'll leave that up to you.
Regiment du Saguenay Cloth Shoulder Title Mint in wool
Regina Rifle Regiment Cap Badge Excellent finish with both lugs.
Regina Rifles Cap Badge Blackened Brass with both lugs present.
Regina Rifles Regiment Shoulder Titles - White Metal A matching pair of white metal shoulders as worn by Snr NC0's. EMs wore black whilst officers wore silver finished badges.
RF (Royal Fusileers) Shoulder Title Flat Style lugs
RHC Royal Highlanders of Canada (Black Watch) Shoulder Title Brass with both lugs present.
RHLI Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Cap Badge
RM (Royal Marines) Shoulder Title Flat style lugs.
RMS Doric Lapel Pin Chipping to the enamel. The RMS Doric was a British ocean liner operated by White Star Line. The RMS Doric was White Star's second and last turbine-propelled ship. The vessel was constructed by Harland and Wolff in Belfast and was launched in 1922. Her passenger capacity was 600 in cabin class plus 1,700 3rd. class, with a crew of 350. The ship's maiden voyage on 8 June 1923, was from Liverpool to Montreal, Canada. She served on this route until 1932. From 1933 Doric was used for only cruising, being based at Liverpool until 1934 when she was one of ten White Star liners transferred to the newly merged company Cunard White-Star Ltd.
RMS Queen Mary Lapel Pin Excellent enamel. The Queen Mary sailed from 1936-1967 and was used a troop ship during WW2.
RNMWP Collar Badge A 1904-1920 period RNWMP collar badge. This one has had the lugs removed and a single screw post soldered onto the back instead for mounting to a plaque or board. Nice looking badge and a good filler.
RNWMP Cap Badge A nice 1904-1920 period RNWMP cap badge. Unfortunately the lugs have been removed and a single screw post soldered to the reverse for mounting on a plaque or board. The Guant maker disc is still visible but partially obscured by solder.
Rocky Mountain Rangers Cap Badge A Kings Crown WW2 cap badge to the Rocky Mountain Rangers.
Rocky Mountain Rangers Cap Badge A heavily polished example with much wear to the high points. Obviously worn by pride by the previous owner. The Rocky Mountian Rangers saw service in Kiska as part of the Aleutian Campaign.
Ross Rifle Fighting Knife Conversion Scabbard A cut down scabbard for the Ross Rifle bayonet conversion which you often see. Well marked H Carson 1941 modified scabbard.
Royal Artillery Flaming Grenade - Officer Badge A fine officer quality badge to the RA. Maker marked: JR GAUNT LONDON LATE JENNENG
Royal Australian Military Colledge Lapel Pin I suspect WW2 era.
Royal Berkshire Regiment Cap Badge A very attractive cap badge in gilding brass. Marked ENGLAND to the reserve. Missing the slider.
Royal Canadian Army Cadets
Royal Canadian Army Cadets Cap Badge
Royal Canadian Army Cadets Cap Badge
Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps Cap Badge
Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps Cap Badge RCAPC
Royal Canadian Artillery Cap Badge In Brass
Royal Canadian Artillery Cap Badge
Royal Canadian Dental Corps Cap Badge
Royal Canadian Dragoon Collar Badges A fine matching pair.
Royal Canadian Dragoons Ashtray A WW2 era white metal ashtray to the RCD. Nice likeness of the cap badge struck into the ashtray. Maker marked SCULLY MONTREAL.
Royal Canadian Dragoons Cap Badge Good lugs.
Royal Canadian Engineers Bi Metal Cap Badge A nice bi metal cap badge to the RCE. Likely an officer issue.
Royal Canadian Engineers Cap Badge A bi metal badge.
Royal Canadian Engineers Shoulder title pair in Canvas A lovely matching pair. Uniform removed with minor wear.
Royal Canadian Engineers Wool Shoulder Title Pair A matched pair of titles to the RCE.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police / Gendarmerie Royale du Canada Shoulder Patch An early bilingual shoulder title.a
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Patch Uniform Removed. 1960's I'd say. RCMP.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Shoulder Flash A canvas like material. I'd say an early RCMP issue and has been uniform removed.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Shoulder Patch - Pair Embroidered on black canvas.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Shoulder Patch - Pair Matching pair. Embroidered on a black canvas type material.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Shoulder Patch - Pair Embroidered RCMP patches. Matching pair.
Royal Canadian Naval Air Serice 1918 Cadet Cap Badge - Rare! A very scarce stylized \"general list\" cap badge, worn by the RCNAS in 1918. See page 53 of Warren \"Eagles Recalled\" A rare one!
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps Cap Badge
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps Cap Badge
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps Cap Badge
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps Cap Badge RCOC
Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR) Cap Badge - 1894 Pattern Cap Badge A good Boer War era cap badge.
Royal Canadian Regiment Edward VII Cypher Collar Badge Pair A matching set of collars to the RCR with Edwardian Cyphers. These were worn from 1902-1911. Flat style stamped lugs to the reverse.
Royal Canadian Regiment RCR Collar Badge Pair - Officers Officer Quality (smooth backed) facing beaver collars to the RCR.
Royal Canadian Regiment Shoulder Patches - Modern Issue I'd say very recent issue. Nice matching pair of embroidered titles.
Royal Canadian Regiment Shoulder Titles A matching pair of shoulder titles in brass.
Royal Canadian Regiment Victorian Cypher Collar Badge A nice RCR collar badge as worn from 1894-1902. Both lugs to reverse.
Royal Engineers Cap Badge
Royal Flying Corps Cap Badge - Blackened Finish A nice cap badge to the RFC with two lug fanteners.
Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Collar Badges A matching facing pair of collars to the RHLI. All lugs present.
Royal Hellenic Air Force Pilot Wing - BCATP An extremely scarce RHAF pilot wing as worn by members serving with the RAF during WW2. Greece was invaded by Mussilini's Italian forces on 28 October 1940. The RHAF was only able to field 128 aircarft. Although aided by the RAF, they were finished by April 1941 as the were pitted against Luftwaffe as well. Survivors continued to serve with the RAF. This is an extremely rare wing as such and something for the advanced RAF collector.
Royal Military College of Canada Dress Blue Tunic and Pants c.1930 A very nice RMC "Monkey Suit" predating 1940 when the College was closed during the War. Very nice condition with bullion patch and student number ID 1320 to both pieces. Unresearched. No collars or shoulder titles present.
Royal Tank Corps Silk Tie A WW2 vintage silk tie for the Royal Tank Corps. Likely something intended for officers to wear with a Regimental blazer. Very nice condition and well marked.
Royal Ulster Rifles Shoulder Title Some paper and glue to reverse.
RP Regimental Police Armband A nice WW2 armband to a member of the RP. The armband is made of black canvas with the letter RP in wool. The brass snaps are NEWEY marked (on missing). Some soiling but a harder to find item.
RS (Royal Scots) Shoulder Title White metal with flat style lugs.
Saint John Fusiliers Collar Badges A fine matching pair of collars to the SJF. They perpetuated the history of the 26th Battalion, hence the numbered collars. Smooth backed badges with NW lugs.
Saint John's Ambulance Brigade O Company (?) Shoudler Titles A matching pair of titles in white metal. Excellent. Not sure what the O means? I would say WW1 vintage.
SAP South African Police shoudler Title Both lugs present.
SAS Regiment Malayan Scouts Shoulder Title A scrap book removed title which has considerable glue and paper to the reverse. Shows some wear to the front as well. Scarce title from the 1950's Malayan Emergency
Sask Veterans Civil Service Corps EMs Cap Badge A nice WW2 cap badge to the SVCSC which was comprised of WW1 veterans who provided local security during the war. This is the bronze EMs pattern. Retains both lugs and pin.
Saskatoon Light Infantry - SLI (MG) Mark II Helmet - Attributed to Company Sgt Major. A scarce Mk II helmet with painted insignia to both sides to the Saskatoon Light Infantry (MG). The SLI were the 1st Div MG and Mortars unit and served with fame throughout Sicily and Italy. The insignia is painted Blue over Gold over Blue. Inside the helmet is painted the owner's service number L1711 which is part of the SLI allotted block. Included with this helmet is a copy of the memers service file. L1711, CSM W.J. MADDISON. He joined the SLI on 15 Oct 1939, went overseas with the unit and was returned to Canada and discharged in 1944 for health reasons. He was a WW1 veteran who had served in the Royal Navy during the Great War. The helmet is suffering from paint peeling but still a good solid piece.
Saskatoon Light Infantry - SLI (MG) Mark II Helmet extra pictures Please note the service number L1711 painted inside the rim.
Saskatoon Light Infantry (MG) Cap Badge
Saskatoon Light Infantry (MG) Cap Badge Both lugs present.
Saskatoon Light Infantry (SLI) Brass Shoulder Title - Scully Marked A very scarce brass shoudler title to the SLI. These were worn in the 1930s and start of WW2. Very hard to find badge for the Saskatchewan collector. This one is maker marked Scully Montreal. These Scully collars have peculiar thin lugs which tend to bend. Both lugs present.
Saskatoon Light Infantry Cap Badge A white metal cap badge to the SLI (MG).
Saskatoon Light Infantry Shoulder Titles - Matched Pair A rare matched pair of shoulder titles to the SLI (MG). Unmarked pair with all lugs intact.
Saskatoon Light Infantry Silver Sweetheart Pin A Silver sweetheart pin to the SLI (MG). About half the size of a collar badge. Hallmarked to the rear with a pin fastener.
Savage produced Lee Enfield Spike Bayonet with Victory Scabbard A fine SAVAGE produced spike bayonet for the Lee Enfield No4 Mk I rifle. Comes with the American produced plastic "Victory" scabbard.
Scout Shoulder Title - Gilding Brass A lovely gilding brass shoulder title to a Scout. Scouts within the infantry battalions wore these titles.
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada WW2 Wool Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool.
Seaforth Highlanders Slip On An early war Seaforth Highlanders of Canada slip on. Both tapes present on the reverse.
Sgt Major Brass rank insignia Both lugs present.
Sherbrook Hussars of Canada Shoulder Flash - Modern I would say current issue. Mint
Small Khaki Ditty Bag - B Marked Not sure what this is for - sort of looks like the clothes pin bag issued to the CWACs but not the same. Maybe for some small parts in a tool roll? Measures 4 x 6 inches with a draw string closure.
South Alberta Light Horse Shoulder Title Pair A matching pair of wool shoulder patches to the SALH. Excellent condition.
South Lancashire Shoulder Title Missing one Lug
South Saskatchewan Regiment Cap Badge - Non voided type A scarce solid brass non-voided cap badge to the SSR. These are very hard to find and only issued for a very short time.
SP - Special Proficiency Skill at Arms Patch Some glue to reverse.
Special Air Service (SAS) Cap Badge A modern example in anodized plastic with slider.
Special Service Battalion (SSB/SDB) - South Africa Shoulder Title
SSS, Canadian School Savings Service War Service Pin WW2 home front item. The Roundel makes me think it had airforce connections. Maybe a school fund raiser to support RCAF purchases or something.
St Andrew's College Cadet Corps Cap Badge c 1910 #142 St. Andrew's College Cadet Corps, Aurora, ON Hat badge, white metal ca.1910
St John Ambulance Association Cap Badge White metal badge with two lugs to reverse.
St John Ambulance Association Cap Badge - London marked A nice white metal cap badge with both lugs present. Maker plaque to reverse.
St John Ambulance Association Enamel Cap Badge A nice white metal and black enamelled cap badge. Maker marked LONDON. Both lugs present.
St John Ambulance Brigade Cadet Cap Badge A nice white metal cap badge with pin back fastener.
St John Ambulance Brigade Collar Badge Both lugs to reverse.
St John Ambulance Brigade Collar Badge Nice collar which retains both lugs and brass backing plate.
St John Fusiliers Shoulder Patch In wool with some paper and glue to reverse. Scarce
Sterling and Enamel BUFFALO Pin Some loss to enamel. Good pin back. Sterling marked.
Sterling and Enamel Canadian Machine Gun Corps Tie Pin Very nice item with attractive enamels on sterling (marked).
Stormont Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders Collar Badges A find matching pair.
Swedish Merchant Marine Pay Book - WW2 Forgive my lack of fluency in Swedish, but this appears to be a WW2 pay book for a member of the Swedish Merchant Marine. Interesting item to the naval enthusiast
SWS Shoulder Title Both lugs present.
The Algonquin Regiment Cloth Shoulder Title Mint in wool
The Algonquin Regiment Cloth Shoulder Title Mint in wool
The Elgin Regiment Cloth Shoulder Title Mint in wool
The Elgin Regiment Cloth Shoulder Title Mint in wool
The Essex and Kent Regiment Cloth Shoulder Title - 1952 A post war title (the unit forming in 1952). Multi piece wool construction. Mint
The Essex and Kent Scottish Cloth Shoulder Title - 1952 A post war title (the unit forming in 1952). Multi piece wool construction. Mint
The Halifax Rifles Collar Badges A fine matching pair in browning finish.
The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment Collar Badges A fine pair of collars in brass to the Hasty P's.
The Kent Regiment Collar Badges A fine matching pair in dark copper.
The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment
The Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Cloth Shoulder Title In wool
The Loyal Edmonton Regiment
The Militia of Manitoba (Infantry and Cavalry) 1883-1979 Badge Book A most useful reference, Bruce Tascona\'s book on the Manitoba Militia. It covers the units and their histories from 1883 to 1979. Many illustrations of soldiers, badges, etc. A scarce and long out of print booklet. The cover is worn, but contents are clean and tight.
The Ontario Regiment Collar Badges A fine matching pair in brass.
The Perth Regiment Cap Badge
The Perth Regiment Cap Badge
The Prince Edward Island Regiment Cap Badge
The RCAF, A Pictorial History - Badge and Collectables Book An interesting book by Maurice Winton which covers the history of the RFC, RCAF and BCATP. Heavily illustrated with many airforce collectables from his personal collection. A usufull reference now long out of print. Book condition is very good with minimal wear.
The Royal Scots Sterling Sweetheart badge A lovely sterling badge with pin back. About the size of a collar badge.
The Sherbrook Hussars Cap Badge
The Winnipeg Grenadiers Cap Badge
There'll Always Be An England Finback WW1 vintage.
Third Battalion - Div Patched Brodie - 1934 Canada Corps Reunion An early rimless brodie helmet (no liner or chinstrap) which has been painted gold with the 3rd Div patch painted to the front. I believe this was done for the 1934 Canadian Corps Reunion held in Toronto. The paint is very aged and a large patch is missing from the rear. A scarce helmet with an interesting history.
Third Machine Gun Company (Canadian Corps) Cap Badge A very scarce WW1 Canadian cap badge to the 3 MGC. Silvered over brass with the brass showing through the highlights. Both original lugs to the reserve. Please note that where the top of the maple leaf scroll meets the # 3, the badge is cracked. A very scarce, original CEF badge.
Toronto 1939-1945 Volunteer Worker Active Service Canteen Badge An unusual cap badge with pin back which must of been done at War's end as a commemorative. This badge is discussed in Chris Brooker's new works on Cdn Cap Badges. A scarce badge for the home front collector. Excellent condition.
Toronto Scottish Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool with some glue and paper residue to the reverse.
Tradesman Grade I Skill at Arms patch The Grade I patch indicates the highest level at Trade Skills. Worn 1942-1945.
Tradesman Grade II Skill at Arms patch The Grade II patch indicates the medium level at Trade Skills. Worn 1942-1945.
Tradesmen "Class C" Skill at Arms Patch
Trio to SPR Clark, CE with service pins A nice WW1 pair with 1940 Past Commander medal (Canadian Legion) to a Spr Clark, Canadian Engineers. Includes his two service pins.
Tropical Issue Corporal Stripe. Sicily / Italy Campaign. A nice Cpl rank in small size as worn sewn to the tropical shirts.
UN Canadian Contingent Canadien Badge Not sure what this was for. Bilingual Canadian Badge for the UN.
UN Emergency Force (Egypt) Badge Bilingual badge for the UNEF Mission to Egypt. Pin pack.
United Nations Cap Badge - Canada Enamel with pin back.
United Nations ILMAC (Isreal-Lebanon) Badge A scarce pocket badge for the UN Israeli-Lebanese Mixed Armistice Commission.
University of Alberta COTC Cap Badge A browning copper cap badge to the U of A Canadian Officer Training Corps. Flat stamped lugs to the reverse.
Unknown Canadian Maple Leave Collar Badge This might be GGFG but I am unsure. Perhaps militia period? Make plate to reverse: GR Gaunt Montreal. Made in England.
US Cross Belt Plate (Civil War or Indian War) with embedded Minie Ball What a story this could tell and I assume it was a cherished souvineer of some lucky soldier. A US cross belt plate which has been struck with a Minnie ball. It has pierced the plate and penetrate the lead filled reverse and knocked away one of the steel retaining hooks. Lots of white oxidation to the lead bullet. This turned up along the Alberta/Montana border a number of years ago and comes from a good collection. I've tried to convince myself that it is made up but I just can't see it. Please see the photos and you will notice the age to the item. Very very unique and scarce.
US WW2 Gas Mask Anti Fog Tin with Contents A small metal tin containing cloth and ointment for treating the eyepieces in the gasmask.
VE Day - Belgium Table Top Medallion 5 May 1945 A commerative table top medallion produced by Belgium to commerate the end of WW2. The translation states that Belgium regains freedom from Nazi Germany. Side 1 show a likeness of Standing Victory being carrier on a shield. Side 2 has a cross topped with a Dutch Helmet, atop a dead serpent with swastika, all of which is ringed by the allied flags: Britian, USA, Russia, Nederlands. A very interesting medal! Measures about 3" across and is made of steel.
Victoria Rifles of Canada Cap Badge A fine striking to the VRC. Both Lugs present.
Victoria Rifles of Canada Collar Badges Fine script VRC collar pair with no wear to the black finish.
Victoria Special City Police Badge c.1914 A scarce police shield from the Victoria, BC police force. This shield is chromed and is numbered 279. No fastener to the reserve but I assume it had a pin fastener of some type.
Victorian - Army Pay Corps - Script Style Title Nice title to the APC. Script lettering with stamped lugs to the reverse.
Victorian era Canadian 7 Province Patriotic Badge A lovely 7 province enamelled shield with two folding wire tangs. I suspect this was for attachment to a buckle or something.
Victorian Era Police Truncheon A very nice hard wood truncheon with minimal wear and no chips or cracks. This has a very good heft to it and would most certainly end an argument quickly.
Victorian Fancy Lady\'s Sweetheart Buckle A nice Victorian patriotic item. Gilded brass with enamalled badge.
Victorian Match Safe - Royal Canadian Artillery - Boer War Era A charming silver plated match safe in a faux crocodile look with a silver RCA badge overlay (with VRC cypher). Striker to the bottom of the safe. The hinge is very strong and opens/closes with lots of snap.
Victorian New Zealand Armed Constabulary Cap Badge Lovely white metal badge with both lugs present.
Victorian Patriotic Brooch A lovely enameled shield with brooch pin.
Victorian Period Canadian Flag Pin Nice enamel with two tangs to reverse.
Victorian Royal Artillery Officers Pouch/Cap Badge? A smaller sized badge measuring 2" x 2" which I think was worn on a pouch but may have been a cap badge? A fine fire gilt example with the cannon wheel being a separate overlay held in place by pins. The original lugs have been broken off and replaced using silver solder. A nice clean job at least.
Victorian Royal Engineers Officer Pouch Badge A lovely gilding brass officer's pouch badge to the RE. This one has an early brooch fastener in place of the four lugs.
Victorian Royal Engineers Pouch? Badge - Silver An unusual RE officers badge in silver (not hallmarked). Heavily toned but really quite attractive to the eye. Two screw posts to the reverse with brass fixing nuts. This badge is smaller than a cap badge. Maybe for a pouch of some type or cross belt?
Victorian Royal Navy Sweetheart Brooch A striking brooch made of two side mounted gilt RN officer buttons. Good clasp to reverse.
Victorian Sherbrooke Regiment Cap/Collar Badge Gilding Brass This badge was worn as a cap and a collar. Mazeas shows this badge as having been issued in 1900 and was replaced with a King's crown variety shortly thereafter. Lovely badge in gilding brass with both lugs present. Scarce!
Victorian Silver Staffordshire Knots - Collar Badges Silver Collars to the Staffordshire Regiment. Probably officers as they appear to be sterling but not hallmarked.
Victorian Sweetheart Buckle - General List Badge Likeness A fancy brass and enamel belt buckle.
Victorian Volunteer Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal - 5th Middlesex V.R.C. A nice Victorian award on original ribbon. Named to 2375 SGt. A. FULLER 5th MIDDX: V.R.C.
VIMY Trench Art Letter Opener - 5.5 inches long A lovely and poignant souvineer of the Great War. Letter opener inscribed VIMY. The handle is a German Mauser rifle bullet while the blade is made of brass shell casing.
VIMY Trench Art Letter Opener - 7.5 inches A lovely souvineer of the Great War. Inscribed Vimy and made of shell casing with the handle comprised of rifle bullets. There is a British General Service Button soldered to the handle. Really an attractive item.
Voltigeurs Des Quebec Wool Shoulder Title A nice WW2 shoulder title to the Voltigeurs in embroidered wool.
Wartime Canadian Handkerchiefs Box - For the Army A lovely home front item. A small cardboard box which contained army handerchiefs. Likely carried by Eaton\'s or the Bay store.
West Nova Scotia Regiment Cap Badge
West Nova Scotia Regiment Collar Badges A fine matching pair.
Westminster Regiment Slip On An early wear slip on shoulder title to the Westminster Regiment. Shows wear and is missing the tapes from the reverse. A scarce patch none the less.
Wilts Shoulder Title Wiltshire Shoulder title - both lugs to rear.
Winnipeg Grenadiers POW Welcome Home Pin 1945 (Hong Kong) Round pin. 33mm across, with red outer border, words WELCOME 1945 GRENADIERS, on white backing. Pin back. Reverse marked: Made by Manitoba Stencil and Stamp Works Winnipeg. Issue to welcome the Winnipeg Grenadiers back from HONG KONG when they reached Winnipeg in 1945 (those few who survived Japenese captivity following the fall of Hong Kong in 1941). A very rare item.
Winnipeg Light Infantry Cap Badge A nice WW2 cap badge. A harder one to find.
Winnipeg Light Infantry Shoulder Badge pair A matched facing pair of shoulder badges to the WLI. Quite hard to find.
WW1 2nd Battalion (Ontario) Officer Collar Badge - Sterling and Enamel A very attractive officer collar to the 2nd Bn. Unfortunately, both lugs have been removed and looks like someone had brooched this badge to wear as a sweetheart. The brooch is now missing as well. Very nicely hall marked.
WW1 The Norfolk Regiment (IX Regt of Foot) Sweetheart Pin An early c.1915 pin. Good enamel to shield with a strong broach pin to reverse.
WW1 107th Battalion (Winnipeg) Sterling Silver Tie Clip A very nice sterling marked tie clip to the 107th.
WW1 13th Royal Regiment Sterling Silver Stick Pin A sterling stick pin to the 13th Royal Regiment which was formed into the 4th Bn in 1914. A scarce militia/WW1 pin from approx 1914.
WW1 14th Battalion (Royal Montreal Regt) Cap Badge A nice bronze cap badge to the 14th Bn of Montreal. Both original lugs to the reverse.
WW1 15th Battalion (48 Highlanders) Bonnet Badge - First Issue This is the white metal badge worn up through WW1 by original members of the 15th Bn. Notice the full buckle which was removed on badge in 1925. Fine striking with original lugs and red backing cloth. This one has a great look to it and has been worn with pride. See Brooker's Badges Vol 2 pg 158. This type descriped as: 152-11-112 Bonnet with matching photo.
WW1 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada) Officer Collar Badge in Silver A fine CEF officer's collar to the 48th. Not hallmarked but I feel this to be silver. Good lugs to reverse.
WW1 16 Battalion (Canadian Scottish) Silver Sweetheart Pin A lovely two piece silver sweetheart pin in the likeness of the 16th Bn collar badge. The 16 is overlayed on the badge. Maker marked Gaunt, Made in England. I think this is sterling but not marked. Strong clutch and pin to reverse.
WW1 16th Battalion Canadian Scottish Collar Badge A lovely C/16 collar badge to the Can Scots. Both lugs present.
WW1 16th Battalion Canadian Scottish Veteran's Glengarry I think this a Veterans item because of the two badges. Badged on one side with a white metal 16th cap badge and the other with a Canadian WW1 CANADA shoulder title. Some scattered mothing.
WW1 179th Battalion Cameron Highlanders of Canada Officer Glengarry A scarce glengarry to the 179th out of Winnipeg. The glengarry itself shows considerable wear and is missing the ribbons. However, retains a very scarce silver plated officer cap badge (not white metal).
WW1 183rd Battalion (Winnipeg Beavers A lovely sterling tie clip to the 183rd Bn.
WW1 198th Battalion Canadian Buffs Sweetheart Pin Lovely gilt and enamels. Good pin back to reverse.
WW1 19th Alberta Dragoons Cap Badge A fine striking with proper 3 lugs to reverse (WW2 types have 2 lugs). Maker marked J.R. Gaunt.
WW1 205th Hamilton Battalion Cap Badge Very fine in pickled brass with both lugs present to the "Hamilton Tigers).
WW1 244th Battalion CEF "Kitchener's Own" Comforts Bag A large white linen bag in near unissued condition. Well marked to the 244th Bn as can be seen in the photos. Measures 24 x 19 inches and has draw stings.
WW1 249th Batallion (Regina, Saskatchewan) Shoulder Numeral A scarce 249 numeral missing one lug. Retains the other flat style stamped lug. Maker marked BIRKS. Dark copper finish.
WW1 26th (New Brunswick) Battalion Brodie Helmet A rare Div patched brodie helmet to the famous 26th Bn from New Brunswick. The helmet itself has considerable age and shows rusting coming through the painted finish. The Div Patch to the front remains quite clear. The chinstrap and liner is lost to time but the felt top pad is present. Shell is maker marked: HV 632
WW1 2nd Battalion (Eastern Ontario) Cap Badge Excellent striking in white metal with North South lugs.
WW1 31st Alberta Overseas Battalion Cap Badge A fine cap badge to the famous 31st Bn of Alberta. Both lugs present.
WW1 43rd Battalion Cameron Highlanders of Canada Glengarry A nice WW1 glengarry to the 43rd Bn out of Winnipeg. Shows ear and is missing the silk ribbon tails but nice just the same.
WW1 46th Bn (Suicide Battalion) Cap Badge A fine brass badge - maker marked Service Supply Rochester. Both lugs present.
WW1 51st Edmonton Overseas Battalion Cap Badge A fine cap badge in browning copper with both original lugs present.
WW1 5th BattalionWestern Cavalry Officer Cap Badge A lovely officer cap badge to the 5th Bn Western Cavalry. Bronze badge with pin back. Notice that the crown is slightly bent.
WW1 61st Bn (Winnipeg) Sterling Silver Tie Clip A lovely sterling marked tie clip to the 61st Bn.
WW1 61st Bn (Winnipeg) Sterling Sweetheart Lapel Pin A lovely miniature likeness of the 61st Bn cap badge. This pin is very tiny and measures about 1.5 cm across. Sterling marked.
WW1 79 Cameron Highlanders of Canada Draft - Collar Badge A very scarce collar to the 79th Camerons Draft. Illustrated and described in A SOURCE OF PRIDE, BADGES OF THE CEF 1914-1919, by JH Harper. I quote: "On 15 June 1915 the 79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada Overseas Drafting Detachment was formed to provide reinforcements to the 43rd Battalion. Four drafts were sent overseas during the last half of 1915. They used the glengarry badge of the parent militia regiment, but had a distinctive collar badge (fig 12)". This collar is a match to the one illustrated by Harper.
WW1 85th Battalion Nova Scotia Highlanders Officer's Glengarry An extremely scarce glengarry to an officer in the famous 85th Bn. Lovely multi-piece cap badge on the original WW1 leather edged glengarry. Overall very nice with some fraying to the silk ribbons.
WW1 86th Machine Gun Battalion Shoulder Titles A rare pair of shoulder to the 86th MB Bn. Shoulders are made of copper and each one has one replaced lug (very neatly done). The collars are ever so slightly different but a very close match. I suspect they were worn as a pair.
WW1 Air Battalion Royal Engineers Collar Badge A scarce collar to the precursor of the RFC.
WW1 ALBERTA DEPOT BATTALION cloth shoulder title An extremely rare embroidered shoulder title to the Alberta Depot Bn. A few moth nips are present but this does not detract from the rarity of this patch. Possibly the only one you will ever see. Light blue letters on khaki.
WW1 Allied Nations Flags Pin A nice WW1 patriotic pin. Very colourful enamel work with pin back fastener intact.
WW1 Army Service Corps Collar Both lugs present.
WW1 Army Service Corps Enamel Sweetheart Pin - c.1914/5 An early enamel pin to the ASC. Very nice enamel without chips. However, missing the pin from the reverse.
WW1 Army Service Corps Sweetheart Pin Made from a collar badge I would say. Pin back reverse.
WW1 Army Service Corps Sweetheart Pin An early c1915 pin. Good enamel and intact pin back to reverse.
WW1 ARRAS Souvineer Sweetheart Pin Not sure if this is silver or plated? Strong pin back to reverse.
WW1 Australia Shoulder Title Lovely bronze title.
WW1 Bavarian "IN TREUE FEST" Belt Buckle A steel buckle which shows some rusting but remains a good portion of the Feldgrau paint finish.
WW1 Belgium Flag Patriotic Pin A small enamel flag of Belgium. Perhaps for some kind of fund raiser?
WW1 Birmingham Athletic Institute Member Pin
WW1 Black Watch Royal Highlanders Balmoral A British WW1 balmoral with Imperial cap badge and read feather hackle. Canadians on occasion wore the Imperial cap badge as well. Nicely marked inside with a WD Broad Arrow. Retains the proper cloth tie and no mothing. Tough to find!!
WW1 Blue Star Line Ships Pin Some enamel damage but a scarce pin with good pin back.
WW1 British 1908 Pattern Haversack A good WW1 haversack which has been blancod a green colour. Various markings inside the flap and a service number inked to the reverse of the bag.
WW1 British Cord Riding Breeches A nice light tan pair of cord breeches. Named and numbered inside.
WW1 British E-Tool Handle - TD&W 1915 marked Very scarce to find these with maker marks and dates. This example has the maker and date clearly marked in the handle: TD&W 1915. The hardwood handle is very good and strong. The metal cap has some surface rust which will clean up well with a little effort.
WW1 British Harness Strap - 1918 Marked A very heavy leather strap with steel hook on one end. I suspect this has something to do with harness for draft horses. Very heavy leather strap, well marked WILMOT BENNET WALSALL 1918. Also a Broad Arrow over a 2. Measures 11 inches long by 1.5 inches wide.
WW1 British Hessian/ Sand Bag Helmet Cover - Additional Photos Extra photos. Please see listing for description of this rare item.
WW1 British Hessian/ Sand Bag Helmet Cover- Notts & Derby Regiment An exceedingly rare four panel helmet cover for the Brodie made of hessian sand bags. Complete with two small wool green diamond unit or formation insignia (I'm told Notts and Derby Regiment but am not certain). There are no rips or damage to this cover and it is in excellent condition, however a bit grubby as is to be expected. This item has been folded in four for many years and has creases as such. It would be easy enough to fit this to a helmet should you wish. The tie string is present. I've only had one other of these in 35 years of collecting and the ones I've seen in museum collections on helmets tend to be quite the worse for wear. A seldom encountered item for the serious British headgear collector.
WW1 British issue Mess Tin 1917 A very good British issues kidney shaped mess tin. Most of the original subdued finish is present to the exterior and the interior tin wash is bright. This is the type without the little insert tray. Maker mark to bottom is partially obscured - looks like COCK & CORFIELD LTD 1917. There is also a Broad Arrow stamped into the lip of the bottom tin.
WW1 British Kings Royal Rifle Corps Cap Badge A beautiful heavy striking. Original red cloth backing is present with slider fastener.
WW1 British produced American Overseas Cap A wool side cap which is marked inside with a Broad Arrow and War Department marks. It was holed for a badge but now missing.
WW1 British Sailors Society Ladies Guild Enamel Lapel Pin A nice WW1 pin with clasp fastener. Nice enamel.
WW1 British Tank Corps Nice guilding pin but missing the pin fastener.
WW1 British/Canadian Leather Jerkin A good example of a scarce WW1 jerking. The leather has been treated and is supple but a bit oily to the touch. No markings remain to the liner (I have one in my collection which is inked 1918 and WD). Composite buttons are present. A few areas of scuffing and wear to the leather and a small separation to the stitching along one shoulder. Displays very well.
WW1 Bruxelles Souvineer Pin A nice sweetheart item. Pin back fastener. 6 x 1.5 cm.
WW1 CAMC Cap Badge - Scully Montreal Nice striking but missing both lugs.
WW1 Canada CEF Sweetheart Pin - Gold? A nice CEF sweetheart consisting of a handengraved mapleleaf superimposed on a piece of tortoiseshell. The overlay strikes me as being gold but I can't be sure. At a mimimum it is gold filled. Pin fastener is present.
WW1 Canada Dept of Agriculture Health of Animals Inspector Shield A very rare breast shield issued by the Canadian Department of Agriculture for an Inpector of Animal Health. Lovely nickle silver shield with is serialized to the front. Pin fasterner to the reverse. The inspector would of examined horses, lifestock etc for export and import. Very rare item!
WW1 Canada General Service Cap Badge - Birks 1915 A lovely striking with flat style lugs. Maker marked BIRKS 1915
WW1 Canada Officer General List Collars A nice matching pair of CEF officer collars.
WW1 Canada Shoulder Title- Curved Flat stamped lugs.
WW1 Canada Title. This is the straight type. Brightly polished brass.
WW1 Canadian Cup A hard to find first war cup as issued to all service men. This one with a red lip. A number of chips to the porcelain finish as is often the case.
WW1 Canadian Active Service Force (CASF) Sweetheart Pin - Crossed Ross Rifles An interesting WW1 pin consisting of two crossed Ross Rifles with a CASF enamelled shield. Missing the pin fastener.
WW1 Canadian Army Medical Corp Sweetheart Badge A cap badge sized sweetheart to the CAMC. Gilded Brass with enamel to crown and motto. Sound pin and clasp to reverse.
WW1 Canadian Army Veterinary Corps Cap Badge Very nice striking with both lugs present.
WW1 Canadian Brasso Tin - Appointment to King George V An extremely hard to find piece of personal kit. A Canadian Brasso polish tin. Nice bilingual French/English tin marked "by appointment to King George V".
WW1 Canadian canteen with leather carrier and shoulder strap A soiled yet sound WW1 Canadian water bottle. The leather harness is well marked with C Broad Arrow, maker and date of 1912. The Shoulder strap is nicely marked to the University of Toronto COTC. This is officially known as part of the Pattern 1903 Bandoleer Equipment.
WW1 Canadian Corps Four Years of Service Lapel Pin A small sterling and enamel lapel pin which consists of four blue years of service chevrons inside a C.
WW1 Canadian Corps Heavy Artillery Brodie Helmet A lovely WW1 Canadian Brodie helmet with painted Div patch to the Canadian Corps Heavy Artillery. The helmet retains a clear painted Div Patch on a textured khaki green finish. The liner is very good but chinstrap is unfortunately missing. Shell is maker marked: HS 407.
WW1 Canadian Corps Three Years of Service Lapel Pin A small sterling and enamel lapel pin which consists of three blue years of service chevrons inside a C.
WW1 Canadian Engineers (CE) Shoulder Title With both lugs and retaining pin.
WW1 Canadian Engineers Brodie Helmet A Brodie shell with painted insignia to the front which I believe is the cap badge of the Canadian Engineers. The helmet is missing all the internals, including one of the chinstrap securing D rings. Someone has given the shell a coat of clear varnish which makes it appear rather shiny. The original finish is an early war blue/grey colour.
WW1 Canadian Engineers Cap Badge Both lugs present.
WW1 Canadian Engineers Sterling Silver Tie Clip A lovely tie clip to the CE. Likeness of the cap badge to the front. The pin is marked Sterling to the reserve and retains the original pin.
WW1 Canadian Engineers Sterling Stick Pin A charming sterling stick pin to the Canadian Engineers.
WW1 Canadian Ensign Flag A very nice printed Canadian Flag from WW1. This is a nice smaller sized (16 x 28 inches) ensign which would make a great addition to a CEF display without overwhelming the room or taking up all your wall space. It is a printed flag on cotton. Colours are very good but it could use an ironing to remove the wrinkles. This is the style of flag that would of been used on patriotic displays such as War Bond booths, recruiting drives, etc.
WW1 Canadian Field Artillery Cap Badge - Imperial Pattern Both lugs present.
WW1 Canadian First Division enamelled souvineer button. A nice gilt and enamel button hole style pin to the Old Red Patch.
WW1 Canadian General List Cap Badge Browning Copper with both lugs and pin.
WW1 Canadian General List Cap Badge Browning Copper with both lugs and pin.
WW1 Canadian General Service Cap Badge A nice striking of this pattern. Both lugs to reverse.
WW1 Canadian General Service Cap Badge - Roden 1914 Flat style lugs. Nicely marked Roden Bros 1914 to the reverse.
WW1 Canadian General Service Cap Badge - Roden 1914 Nice example Roden Bros marked
WW1 Canadian General Service Cap Badge - Tangs An alternate pattern of GS maple leaf badge. Unusual in that it has tang fasteners.
WW1 Canadian General Service Collar Badge Both lugs present in bright brass.
WW1 Canadian Great War Veteran\'s (GWV) Pin A nice sterling silver pin to the GWV Assocition. This service group was superceded by the Royal Canadian Legion. Missing the securing nut.
WW1 Canadian Grenadier Gaurds Shoulder Title Both lugs present.
WW1 Canadian Helmet badged to the RCHA A fine rimmed Brodie helmet with painted insignia to the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery. The RCHA Div Patch is painted to the front of the helmet. The RCHA served as part of the Canadian Cavalry Corps during the Great War. The helmet retains it's full liner but the wool top pad has considerable mothing. This liner predates the addition of the rubber top donut top ring. The chinstrap is broken in one spot but complete. A rare unit marked helmet.
WW1 Canadian Kit Bag Named and Numbered to the LSH A very nice kit bag which is well marked to a member of the Lord Strathcona's Horse.
WW1 Canadian Leather Pattern 1916 Belt Slider A single leather sliders from a Canadian P16 leather waste belt. These were slid over the belt to allow the attachment of shoulder straps. No markings.
WW1 Canadian Leather Pattern 1916 Belt Sliders A fine pair of leather sliders from a Canadian P16 leather waste belt. These were slid over the belt to allow the attachment of shoulder straps. Both are well marked with a C Broad Arrow.
WW1 Canadian Legion of Frontiersmen Collar Badges A fine matching pair of collars to the LF.
WW1 Canadian Legion of Frontiersmen Collar Badges A fine matching pair of collars to the LF.
WW1 Canadian Maple Leaf Club Pinback A Montreal Herald Maple Leaf Club Pin
WW1 Canadian Mounted Rifles Draft Cap Badge A scarce badge but missing both lugs and has two tiny nail holes punch through it. Not sure if this was mounted on a board or perhaps the holes were a means to sew the badge onto a cap when the lugs broke off. Scarce badge but priced accordingly. Could use a good polish.
WW1 Canadian Postal Corps Collar Some old polish residue present.
WW1 Canadian Red Cross Shoulder Title A scarce gilding brass shoulder title to the Red Cross. Both original lugs to the reverse.
WW1 Canadian Sam Brown Sword Frog Very good condition. No marks or dates but came in a lot from a 2 Bn officer.
WW1 Canadian Scottish Shoulder Titles - Matching Pair Nicely matched pair. Both retain their original lugs.
WW1 Canadian Sewing Kit A good sewing kit without contents. Made of canvas. Partial Ottawa maker stamp remains as does the C Broad Arrow.
WW1 Canadian Sweetheart Pin A nice composite pin of gilt brass and mother of pearl. Good pin back to reverse.
WW1 Canadian Veterans Pin - BESL Canada A fine small lapel pin for the Canadian Legion (pre WW2).
WW1 Canadian/ British wound stripe with backing plate A near mint No 4 Wound Stripe.
WW1 Canadian/British Mess Tin Cover A WW1 cover for the kidney shaped mess tins. Typical war economy cover in multi piece canvas. There is a sewn repair and it looks like a strap was removed. These are getting very hard to find.
WW1 Canadian/British Corporal Stripes A nice matching pair of Great War Corporal Stripes
WW1 Canadian/British No 4 Wound Stripe Lugs and pin present.
WW1 Canadian/British No4 Wound Stripe Lugs and pin present.
WW1 Canadian/British Private Purchase Officer's Canteen A flask styled water bottle covered in fine khaki material with leather carrier (missing the hanging straps from either side). The snap lid is a heavy silver plate. This would of been worn by a gentlemen of means. I have seen a photograph of Agar Adamson (famous in the PPCLI having gone on to command the Regt) wearing this same style of bottle. Rare!
WW1 Canadian/British Wound Stripe This one shows some wear and has bent lugs. Could use some gently straightening to bring it back to true.
WW1 Canadian/US Brotherhood of Locomotive Fireman and Enginemen Peace Medal A cast mecallion showing wear. Issued in 1919.
WW1 Captain Epaulette - Bronze Pips Nice CEF item.
WW1 CASC Officer Collar - Sterling, gilt and enamel A beautiful officer collar to the Canadian Army Service Corps. Heavy sterling badge with gilt highlights and enamel center. Maker marked to the reverse.
WW1 CASC Overseas Canada Shoulder Title Both lugs present.
WW1 CASC Trench Art Match Safe A charming trench art match safe with the badge of the CASC attached to the front.
WW1 CASC Tunics Grouping - Capt Johnson, Military Cross A fine offering of two tunics to Capt (previously Lieut) FEH Johnson, MC. Comprising of his summer weight tan tunic and winter weight khaki wool tunic. The khaki tunic has a maker label inside the pocket with his details (Lieut). The tunics have CASC CEF buttons, Capt rank, embroidered Canadas, and four year service chevrons including the Red Chevron for 1914 enlistmend. The kahki tunic displays ribbons for an MC and 1914/15 star whilst the tan tunic only has the MC ribbon. Some scattered mothing but these look excellent!! His listing in the MC awards books says: Johnson, Frank Edward Harte, LT. CASC. 01/01/17. New Year award 1917. No citation. I suspect that this translates to a much deserved award for hard work/service through the trials of the Somme. Worthy of much more research.
WW1 Cavalry Hoof Pick A scarce British marked and dated cavalry hook pick as issued to troopers. Clear broad arrow mark and a worn maker name and date. I believe it reads 1909.
WW1 CEF CANADA Shoulder Title - Curved Up Good lugs.
WW1 CEF Canada Shoulder Title - Straight Brass title with good lugs.
WW1 CEF CANADA Shoulder Titles - Cut Out Style Good lugs on all.
WW1 CEF CANADA Shoulder Titles - Straight Type Good lugs on both.
WW1 CEF For Service at the Front Pin A fine striking. Number 87040 to reverse.
WW1 CEF For Service at the Front Pin A nice WW1 service pin.
WW1 CEF George Westenholm IXL Pocket Knife This style of WW1 pocket knife is my favourite. A Canadian C Broad Arrow marked IXL pocket knife as issued to each soldier. Good snap and tight springs. Blades show minor sharpening but still bright and retain there shapes. Only real detractor is the missing chip out of the black checkered grip near the can opener blade.
WW1 CEF Great War Veterans Service Pin Sterling and enamel with issue number stamped to reverse. Clean example.
WW1 CEF Head Quarters Staff (HQS) Shoulder Title A scarce title in brass with both original lugs.
WW1 CEF Honourably Exempt Service Pin This is the hardest variant of WW1 service pins to locate due to the small number issued. Excellent example with bright enamel. Pin is intact to the reverse.
WW1 CEF Officer's Trench Cap An officers trench cap in course khaki wool. King's crown Canada Militia side buttons with a thick officer leather chinstrap. The liner is a bit worn and the hat could use placement on a good form. No badge present.
WW1 CEF Training Grenade - Lead filled Oak This is one of the most interesting items I've had in a long time. A WW1 training grenade made of oak and filled with lead to replicate the look and weight of a No5 Mills bomb. Really lovely workmanship on this. I bought two of these from a fellow who had a filled crate (and a few loose ones). The crate was stencilled Camp Sarcee Calgary. I've kept one for myself. Don't miss this rare grenade!
WW1 CEF Warrant Officer Crown A scarce large Warrant Officer Sleeve Rank from WW1. Some mothing and glue residue to the reverse. Measures 2.5 x 2.5 inches. Hard to find.
WW1 CEF Water Bottle / Canteen A hard to find WW1 canteen. Although the wool cover is grubby it is complete without mothing or rips. The original cork and string are present. Blue enamel to the exterior of the body.
WW1 Childs Patriotic Hat - Naval Rating HMS Terror An interesting WW1 Patriotic item being a very small sized child's hat in the likeness of a First War Naval Ratings hat of the Royal Navy. It bears a tally to the HMS Terror. Nicely marked inside Made in Canada. Fine wool construction showing only minor soiling to the interior lining.
WW1 Church Lads Brigade Sweetheart pin I think this is Church Lads. An enameled LADS badge on mother of pearl.
WW1 Colonel's Peaked Cap - Named and dated 1916 A very attractive officer full dress cap which is named inside to SHAW and dated 31/1/16. The badge and peak are of bullion wire which is quite tarnished. The side buttons are multi piece construction George V officer pattern. The lining is well marked with pattent date of 1912. This cap displays very well but could certainly use a little TLC in cleaning. There is a very small wear hole to the top as can be seen in the photos.
WW1 Corporal Rank - Pair A matching pair of WW1 Cpl Ranks. Uniform removed.
WW1 COTC University of Toronto Officer Collar Badge in Silver A very scarce officer collar in silver. This one has East-West silver loop style lugs.
WW1 COTC University of Toronto Officer Collar Badge in Silver A very scarce officer collar in silver. This one has North-South stamped flat style lugs.
WW1 Death Penny - John Henry Morgan A death penny which has a small hole drilled at the top for suspension. I wish I could positively identify this man, but there are numerous men by this name (Canadian and British) listed in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
WW1 East Lancashire Regiment Cap Badge A nice original badge with slider.
WW1 East Lancashire Regiment Sweetheart Pin Nice gilding and enamel to this pin. Good pin to reverse.
WW1 East Surrey Sweetheart Pin Nice gilding and enamel. Good pin fastener to reverse.
WW1 Embroidered Pip A single pip for a 2nd Lieutenant.
WW1 Engineers Flaming Grenade Collar Flat style stamped lugs to reverse.
WW1 Engineers Flaming Grenade Collar Good lugs to reverse.
WW1 era Small enameled pro British lapel pin. Very attractive finish. Marked to reserve: Canadian Jewellers Ltd
WW1 era Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Plate An unusual little plate with the crest of the RCHA. The cypher is George V. The oval plate measures approx 7.25 x 5.25 inches. The crest is little worn. Likely an Officer Mess item.
WW1 era Scottish Hose Heavy wool hose showing a little use but no holes or damage. Not sure of what unit these belonged to.
WW1 era TORONTO Pin - Sterling and enamel Nice little pin with good pin back. Sterling marked.
WW1 First Ontario Battalion Officer Tunic - Additional Photos Note the Hicks and Sons maker to the collars.
WW1 First Ontario Battalion Officer Tunic - Div Patched A handsome Subaltern officer tunic to the 1st Ontario Bn. The tunic is in overall very good condition and retains a beautiful set of wool Div patches, Hicks and Son marked multipiece collar badges, embroidered 1 year of service blue chevron, leather buttons and brass rank insignia. At one time this tunic had a different set of collars on it and I suspect the officer came to the 1st as a late war reinforcement. If you examine the Div patches and chevron, they are lovely and original to the tunic. Missing one brass Canada title which is an easy replacement. There is an inked costume shop name to the lining as this must of ended up with them following the war. Looks fantastic and will be a highpoint for a display.
WW1 Fort Garry Horse Canada Shoulder Title - Flat Stamped Lugs A CEF brass shoulder title to the FGH. This one with flat stamped lugs.
WW1 Fort Garry Horse Canada Shoulder Title - Loop Lugs A nice brass CEF shoulder badge to the FGH. Two wire lugs to the reverse.
WW1 French Patriotic Finback
WW1 General List Canada Cap Badge A nice browning copper General List cap badge with both lugs.
WW1 German Mauser Model 1871 Hirschfanger Bayonet - Knife Conversion A fighting knife conversion made from a German WW1 Mauser Model 1871 Hirschfanger Bayonet. The blade has been shortened and portions of the quillion removed.
WW1 Hand Embroidered Officer Pip A very nice wool hand embroidered pip.
WW1 Hand Embroidered Officer Pip A very nice wool hand embroidered pip.
WW1 Highland Cadets Montreal Sterling Lapel Pin A nice little sterling and enamel lapel pin to the Montreal Highland Cadets. Not a common insignia.
WW1 HM Transport Officer Cap Badge - Royal Navy A fine and scarce embroidered cap badge to the RN HM Transport Service. HM Transport did the troop lift during the Great War.
WW1 Home Guard Lapel Pin Lovely pin in sterling with fine enamel work.
WW1 ID Bracelet Pte Hoose 8th Bn Winnipeg An interesting ID bracelet to the famous Little Black Devils (8th Bn) from Winnipeg, MB Named to PTE H HOOSE 38020 8th CANADIANS CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Bracelet is silver plate.
WW1 Imperial German Pass Book - Unused A neat little item. An unused WW1 German pass booklet.
WW1 Imperial German S14 Bayonet - Samson Werk A S14 bayonet in very good condition retaining much original polish with no rusting or pitting. The maker mark SAMSON WERK is only partially visible....ERK. No Scabbard. The back of the blade is marked with a small crown over a styled L. I believe this is the Bavarian mark for Ludwig III. There is also an Anchor symbol stamped on one side of the pommel.
WW1 Indian Ordnance Comrades Association Lapel Pin A nice veterans pin to the IOCA.
WW1 Kilt Pin Some rusting near the tip of the pin which will clean up with a little effort.
WW1 Lancashire Regiment Sweetheart Pendant Nice gilt pendant or fob.
WW1 Lance Head and Base - 1917 dated An 1868 pattern, cavalry lance head and base. Solid steel construction in high polish. No pitting, rusting or blunting. A very wicked weapon which just needs a 10" length of bamboo to finish (should you wish to do so). Maker marked to the head, No.11.P. M&C. 1917.
WW1 Leather Horses Nose Bag An unusual piece of horse equipment for the cavalry or veterinary corps collector. A leather nose bag which I believe is in fact intended as a muzzle rather than a feed bag (judging my the holes in the sides). I would think this would keep a horse from biting when being worked on a vet or farrier. No maker marks that I can find but certainly WW1 equipment. The brass rivets are tinned over as found on holsters and other leather equipment.
WW1 Lord Strathcona's Horse (RC) Cap Badge Both lugs present.
WW1 Luxor Goggles Lovely WW1 private purchase goggles which would of been popular with airmen, drivers, despatch riders, etc.
WW1 McGill COTC Cap Badge (No.2 Company PPCLI University Draft) - Marked GEO H LEES and CO 1915 A scarce McGill COTC cap badge which formed the No 2 Company University Draft to the PPCLI. Very hard to find the 1915 dated example. Lovely browning copper finish with both lugs.
WW1 McGill University Contingent COTC Officer Collar Badge Pair A matching set in OSD. One of the collars is missing a lug. Theses are quite scarce. The McGill Contingent provided a draft to the PPCLI.
WW1 Merchant Marine Pin Not sure of what ships line this represents. Very attractive pin but some chipping to the enamel. Good pin back to reverse.
WW1 NAVAL MILITARY Binoculars - Excellent Condition A very fine condition set of binos of WW1 vintage (possibly earlier). They are marked Made in Paris and NAVAL MILITARY. The optics are perfect and the finish would rate about 95%. Usually these are quite worn so don't miss a chance at such a nice set.
WW1 New Zealand Sweetheart Pin - Sterling A charming WW1 sweetheart in sterling. Really an attractive piece of jewelry with a strong pin and clasp to reverse. Marked STERLING SILVER to reserve. 4.5cm x 1 cm.
WW1 Officer CANADA Shoulder Title Voided Type with both lugs.
WW1 Officer Gold Plated CANADA Shoulder Title - 1914 A lovely gold plated shoulder title marked PW Ellis Co 1914. First time I've had one in a gold finish. Flat style lugs.
WW1 Pair - 50th Canadian Bn A nice toned matching pair (BWM and VM) to 696345 Pte M.J. CONNON 50th Canadian Infantry. The 50th being out of Calgary, AB
WW1 PPCLI Marguerite Cap Badge Very nice striking in browning copper with North South lugs. IF you examine the lugs, they have been very cleanly repaired or reinforced with silver solder at some point. May well be a period job. Anyhow, doesn't detract from the appearance but I've priced the badge to reflect this.
WW1 PPCLI Marguerite Cap Badge Nice copper stiking but has some old polish residue in the crevices. This will clean up with a little work with a tooth brush or a good polishing. Lugs face East West.
WW1 Princess Mary Bullet Pencil A charming bullet pencil which was part of the contents of the Princess Mary Christmas Gift Tin. The brass casing bears the Monogram whilst the bullet is marked STERLING. The pencil is still present.
WW1 Queen,s Own Oxfordshire Hussars Sweetheart Pin 1916 A fine sterling and tortoise shell sweetheart. The silver rim marks translate as follows: S & Co - Sydney and Co. Anchor, Lion, r - Sterling Birmingham England date 1916).
WW1 RA Shoulder Titles - Matched Pair Flat style lugs.
WW1 RAF Sleeve Eagle? I am sure I've seen this badge illustrated somewhere before but cannot find it. I believe this is be Great War vintage. A fine gilding brass eagle over RAF. Two lugs to reverse.
WW1 RAOC Shoulder Title Flat style lugs
WW1 RE Shoulder Title Flat style lugs
WW1 RE Shoulder Title Flat style lugs
WW1 Red Cross Comforts Bag A nice CEF kit item consisting of a Red Cross comforts bag as given to wounded soldiers in hospital. Typically held a pair of socks, tooth brush and other odds and odds that a soldier would find useful.
WW1 RFA Shoulder Title Flat style lugs
WW1 RFC or Cavalry Corps Leather Gauntlets A very good pair of gauntlets as worn by the RWNMP, Mounted Troops and RFC. These are unmarked except for a size Medium tag remaining in one glove. Leather shows wear but remains supple. Good stitching throughout. These are very hard to find!
WW1 RGA Shoulder Title Flat style lugs
WW1 RHA Shoulder Title Flat style lugs
WW1 RNAS Sleeve Eagle - facing right Lovely gilt eagle and crown on brass backing plate. This one has thin wire fasteners with one missing from the crown.
WW1 Royal Berkshire Regiment Sweetheart Pin About the size of a collar badge. Some loss to the enamel and the pin is missing.
WW1 Royal Berkshire Regiment Sweetheart Pin A striking little pin with good suspender and pin.
WW1 Royal Canadian Naval Air Service (RCNAS) Officer Cap Badge A beautiful fire gilt officer cap badge to a Cadet in the RCNAS (1918). A scarce badge to being with but exceedingly so in gilt. Broach fastener to the reverse with the pin broken off (hinge and clasp present).
WW1 Royal Canadian Regiment Shoulder Title A single title to the RCR.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps Cap Badge (RFC) Good badge in copper with both lugs present.
WW1 Royal Navy Cap Badge - Cast Bronze An unusual cap badge in bronze which I suspect is an officer badge. Lugs have been added or replaced with silver solder. Not sure what this is to be honest.
WW1 Royal Navy Division Petty Officer Cap Badge A lovely striking of this badge in bronze finish. Regrettably the tang fasteners have been broken off and replaced with silver soldered lugs. Priced accordingly.
WW1 Royal Scots White Metal Shoulder Badge Pair A lovely Great War matching pair of white metal Royal Scots shoulder titles. Both are hallmarked JR GUANT LONDON and retain their flat stamped lugs. One of the two, has a brass backing plate present. These are quite large in size.
WW1 Royal West Kent Regiment Sweetheart Pin An early c.1915 pin. Good enamel to shield with a strong broach pin to reverse.
WW1 Sam Brown Sword Frog A nice leather sword frog in dark brown. No maker marks or date.
WW1 Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Kilt - Extra Pictures Please see description in previous listing.
WW1 Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Kilt (231st Bn worn) Purchased with the other 231st Bn items listed separately. A fine CEF kilt to the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. The Tartan is in very good condition with only minor wear along the edges and straps. There is one small sewn repair which I have taken photos of (barely noticeable from the front.). I would say this is a size small. Marked S inside in ink.
WW1 Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Knee high Socks - 231st Bn worn A pair of knitted wool socks which came with the Seaforth kilt and glen listed separately. No holes or mothing. Scarce items!
WW1 Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Sporran (Worn by a member of the 231st Bn) A pigskin sporran to the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. Purchased with the glengarry and other items to the 231st Bn (listed separately). The sporran is very good with a few minor scuffs and some cord separation to one tassle. Notice the verdigree staining around the pins inside the flap. This badge is original to the sporran. Missing the belt.
WW1 South Lancashire Regiment Cap Badge A good original badge with slider.
WW1 Sterling Silver 61st Bn Cuff Link (Winnipeg) A very charming cufflink and first time I've seen one for the CEF. Unfortunately, only one, not pair.
WW1 Sterling Sweetheart Pin - 100th Bn (Winnipeg Grenadiers) A lovely miniature likeness of the cap and collar badges to the 100th. Marked Sterling to the reserve. Missing the clutch pin fastener.
WW1 Sterling Sweetheart Pin - 183rd Bn (Manitoba Beavers) A lovely miniature of the cap badge and collars to the 183rd Bn. Marked Sterling to the reverse with the pin pastener present.
WW1 STRATHCONA Shoulder Title - Officer Gold Plate Lovely striking in gold plate.
WW1 the 16th Queen's Lancers Sweetheart Pin Nice enamel to surround of a button likeness. Missing the pin.
WW1 The Devonshire Regiment Sweetheart Pin Mother of pearl background. Some wear to the finish on the badge proper. Missing the pin.
WW1 The Patriotic League of Britons Overseas Enamel Lapel Pin A nice patriotic society Great War Pin. Nice enamel with clasp fastener to reverse.
WW1 Toronto Depot Battalion Embroidered Cloth Shoulder Title An extremely rare embroidered WW1 shoulder title to the Toronto Depot Battalion. Pale blue letters embroidered on khaki.
WW1 Trio - 12987 Pte A. K. Green. 5 Canadian Infantry (& Svc File) A trio named to an original member of the 5th Battalion (Western Cavarly) from Saskatchewan. The 5th participated in the 2nd Battle of Ypres where poison gas was first introduced. Note that the star and Victory Medals are properly named but the silver War Medal has had the name completely erased. The Star has an original silk ribbon whereas the Victory and WM has modern replacement ribbons. Included with this group is a copy of Green\'s 19 page service file from the National Archives. Green enlisted in Moose Jaw, SK on 11 Aug 1914 (listing his occupation as a chauffeure and blacksmith. Previous Imperial service - 3 years with Northamptonshire Yeomanry). He arrived in France on 15 Feb 1915. During his service he was hopitalized for Influenza, pheumonia and VD (all different occassions). He was appointed Shoeing Smith and granted working pay at 50 cents per diem. Green also earned a good conduct stripe and was given permission to marry. At the end of hositlities he was demobed in 1919. His file offers up many other interesting bits for the researcher.
WW1 Trumpeter Skill at Arms Badge Nice brass striking
WW1 Trumpeter Skill at Arms Badge As worn on the sleeve of Trumpeters.
WW1 TSS TRANSYLVANIA Ships Pin Nice Enamel Pin without any fastener. I think this may have been intended for soldering onto a silver dish or trophy.
WW1 ULRO LTD On War Service Lapel Pin (Scotland) A very scarce brass and enamel on war service pin from the ULRO Ltd Factory of Scotland. ULRO stands for Urquhart Lindsay and Robertson Orchar Ltd, which were manufacturers of jute machinery. Number 11 to reverse.
WW1 US Army Air Service Sweetheart Pin Good pin back to reverse.
WW1 US Aviator Collar Badge Screw back fastener.
WW1 Van Doos 22 Battalion Brodie Helmet A fantastic Div patched brodie to the famous French Canadian 22nd Battalion (Van Doos). The smooth mustard paint is in exceptional condition as is the painted Div patch to the front. The liner and top pad are about as nice as you will find. The only detractor is that the lower portion of the chinstrap is missing. A scarce clean helmet to a famous Canadian Unit.
WW1 Veterans Service Badge A brass badge which was given to returned soldiers upon their discharge. Issued by the Dept of Defense to AIF members who returned from Active Service. Serial numbered to the reverse 193151
WW1 Women's Auxiliary Sterling Pendant Nice WW1 item. A sterling cross pendant engraved WA for Woman's Auxiliary.
WW1 \"The Maple Leaf Forever\" Patriotic Napkin Ring A very attractive silver plated napkin ring. I suspect WW1 but perhaps of Boer War Vintage? The words \"The\" and \"Forever\" are engraved.
WW1/WW2 Lee Enfield Armourers Multi Tool These are very difficult to find.
WW2 1st British Armoured Division Canvas Patch - Italy A second pattern flash as adopted by 1st Armoured Division in Italy in 1944. A nice uniform removed printed on canvas example.
WW2 3 A/T RCA Shoulder Title - Canvas A scarce title in canvas to the Third Anti-Tank. Removed from a uniform.
WW2 CNAV Hat Tally Canadian Navy Auxiliary Vessel Hat Tally - Scarce one!
WW2 HMCS Hat Tally His Majesty's Canadian Ship Tally. Worn during WW2 to in lieu of Ship names for security reasons.
WW2 RCNVR Cushion Cover A somewhat tatty example but will display well. The tassles are pulling free from the one side.
WW2 1 Canadian Parachute Regiment Shoulder Title - Canvas - Veteran obtained and attributed An extremely fetching title to 1 Can Para. I purchased this directly from the veteran over twenty years ago and it has remained in my collection until now. This example belonged to Tpr Vern Haughian (of Saskatchewan) who jumped at Normandy and again the Rhine. Shows some wear and stitching holes from having been worn on his tunic.
WW2 1 RCA Cloth Shoulder Title A bit of paper and glue to the reverse.
WW2 11 LAA RCA Cloth Shoulder Title English style stitching on wool.
WW2 12th Manitoba Dragoons Shoulder Title Brass with both lugs.
WW2 14th Canadian Light Horse (8th Recce Regt) Shoulder Title A scarce shoulder title in brass with both lugs present.
WW2 17/21 Lancers Embroidered Shoulder Flash A scarce embroidered title to the Death or Glory boys.
WW2 17th Hussars (7th Recce Regt) Match Cover A nice cover to a good unit!
WW2 1942 Canadian MkII Helmet With Two Tone Canadian Woven Net An excellent 1942 CLC produced Mk II Helmet with an original woven (not the notted) Canadian two tone net. The liner is Canadian produced and marked VMC II 1942 7 1/8. The domed bolt and nut are correct and original to the piece. A great representative helmet of the Canadian Infantryman in WW2.
WW2 1943 Canadian Kodak Company made Compass A near mint example showing only the slightest loss of paint. Well marked CKC 1943 example.
WW2 19th Alberta Dragoons Officer Cap Badge - Gilt -Scully Marked A lovely gilt officer cap badge to the 19th Alberta Dragoons. This is a WW2 issue badge as it has two lugs rather than three. Maker marked Scully to the reverse (slightly obscured by the top lug). No wear to this one.
WW2 1st AGRA (1 Cdn Corps Artillery) Divisional Patch - Canvas A nice uniform removed example showing some wear.
WW2 1st CAD Workshop RCOC Wool Jacket Crest Scarce jacket crest to the 1st CAD workshop. Flocked on wool. About 4.5 x 3 inches in size.
WW2 1st Canadian Army Artillery Wool Patch Multi-piece construction. Fine condition.
WW2 1st Canadian Army Artillery Wool Patch Glue to reverse.
WW2 1st Canadian Army Patch Multi-piece wool construction. Mint!
WW2 1st Canadian Army RCA Shoulder Patch A near mint embroidered example.
WW2 1st Canadian Corps Artillery Wool Patch Tough to find. Glue to reverse.
WW2 1st Canadian Corps Artillery Wool Patch Tough to find. Glue to reverse.
WW2 1st Canadian Corps RCAMC Wool Patch A scarce 1st Corps patch with maroon rectangle overlay (Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps) in multi piece wool. Note the moth nip at the 10 O'clock position. Paper backed reverse.
WW2 1st Canadian Infantry Division Patches - Matching Pair Uniform removed pair in wool. Showing a bit of wear and the odd moth nip.
WW2 2 Survey Regiment RCA shoulder Title A wool embroidered title to 2 SVY RCA. Hard title to find.
WW2 21st Army Patch An economy pattern printed on very thin canvas.
WW2 23 RCA Canvas Shoulder Title Scarce in canvas.
WW2 24 RCA Shoulder Flash - Wool English style stitching.
WW2 24 RCA Shoulder Title pair Nice matched pair.
WW2 25 RCA Shoulder Title pair Nice matched pair. Removed from a uniform.
WW2 2nd Canadian Corps RCA Divisional Patch Red zigzag embroidered on dark blue (black) wool patch. Blue and paper residue to the reverse.
WW2 2nd Canadian Infantry Division Patch A good example in wool. Getting tough to find.
WW2 2nd Canadian Infantry Division Patch in Canvas Scarce to find these days in canvas. This one is near mint but was glued to a scrap book. Shows some glue marks to the reverse.
WW2 2nd Canadian Tank Brigade Divisional Patch - Early war sword type An early war wool example. The sword was worn until replaced by the dark blue/black lozenge.
WW2 39 Squadron RAF Felt Jacket Patch A multi piece embroidered jacket crest to 39 Squadron RAF. During WW2 the Squadron equipped with a number of types of medium bombers in Malta, Egypt and Italy. Measures 8 x 7 inches.
WW2 4 A/T RCA Canvas Shoulder Title A scarce one in canvas.
WW2 48th Highlanders of Canada Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool. Paper and glue residue to the reverse.
WW2 48th Highlanders of Canada Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool. Some paper and glue residue to the reverse. Excellent clean patch.
WW2 49th The Loyal Edmonton Regt Shoulder Title Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 4th Canadian Armoured Division Patch Wool example. Hard to find on the loose.
WW2 4th Canadian Armoured Division Patches - Wool on BD cloth A fine matching pair of wool 4th Div patches sewn on pieces of BD. These have been cut away from a tunic at some point.
WW2 4th Division RCCS Patch - Canvas A printed on canvas RCCS 4th Canadian Armoured Division Patch. Showing some soiling. Uniform removed.
WW2 4th Division RCCS Patch - Canvas A printed on canvas RCCS 4th Canadian Armoured Division Patch. Showing some soiling. Uniform removed....
WW2 5 Commando Shoulder Title I believe V Commando belonged to the British Navy. Some paper and blue residue to the reverse.
WW2 5 RCA Canvas Shoulder Title Scarce in canvas. A little bit of paper and glue to the reverse.
WW2 5th Canadian Armoured Div Maroon Patch A uniform removed example in wool with stitching remnants still in place. Oddly there are two slits cut in this to center a collar badge sized insignia to it? Not sure if this was done while on the uniform or not?
WW2 5th Canadian Armoured Division Patch A wool example.
WW2 5th Division Westminster Regiment Divisional Patch - Canvas A scarce mint printed on canvas 5th Division Patch to the Westminster Regiment as worn in Italy.
WW2 6 Medal Group (Italy and NW Europe) with Dog Tag - Loyal Edmonton Regt A six medal group to a Sgt Reece of the Loyal Edmonton Regt. He served through the Italian Campaign and NW Europe. Group is swing mounted as worn. Consists of the 19-45 Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, CVWM with Bar and War Medal (sterling medals, no Brit Cupro Nickle). Tag named as follows: M31050 Sgt F Reece RC Cdn
WW2 6th British Airborne Formation Patch An embroidered blue Pegasus on maroon wool facing right. Edges have been trimmed a little. Nice patch with black backing.
WW2 6th British Airborne Winged Pegasus Patch An original WW2 patch as worn by 1 Can Para. An embroidered on wool example with great colour. Lots of paper and glue to the reverse as it came out of a scrap book.
WW2 6th Canadian Infantry Division Patches - Facing Pair A nice matching (facing pair) in wool. The 6th Div was a Home Division tasked to protect the West Coast of Canada.
WW2 7th Canadian Infantry Division Patch In wool.
WW2 7th Canadian Infantry Division Wool Patch (Left) A left facing 7th Div Patch. Well worn with mothing but a hard one to find.
WW2 7th Canadian Infantry Division Wool Patch (Right) A right facing 7th Div Patch. Well worn with mothing but a hard one to find.
WW2 8th New Brunswick Hussars Shoulder title A near mint multi piece wool title.
WW2 9 RCA Cloth Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool.
WW2 Air Cadets of Canada Collar Badges These still are in original lacquer finish.
WW2 Air Cadets of Canada Collar Badges Polished brass finish. Nice striking.
WW2 Air Crew Europe Star - An original striking The hardest of the stars to find and often copies. This one original on silk ribbon.
WW2 Airborne Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool straight title as worn by 1 Can Para and others within 6 Airborne Bde. Heavy paper and glue to reverse.
WW2 Alberta Volunteer Veterans Reserve Armband In fine condition. Very scarce item to find. The Province of Alberta’s Volunteer Veterans’ Reserve was established in June 1940 as an auxiliary constabulary for the observation of vulnerable points such as dams and bridges. As with other veterans’ volunteer groups, surveillance for subversive activity sadly often included attention to productive European immigrants. No arrangements were made for a uniform, but the men were provided with a black armband marked “VVR” in red and a field service cap for identification.
WW2 Alberta Volunteer Veterans Reserve Field Service Cap Showing some wear but overall very good. An extremely scarce item of Canadian WW2 headress. The Province of Alberta’s Volunteer Veterans’ Reserve was established in June 1940 as an auxiliary constabulary for the observation of vulnerable points such as dams and bridges. As with other veterans’ volunteer groups, surveillance for subversive activity sadly often included attention to productive European immigrants. No arrangements were made for a uniform, but the men were provided with a black armband marked “VVR” in red and a field service cap for identification.
WW2 Aluminum Gott Mitts Uns Wermacht Belt Buckle A nice pebbled aluminum belt buckle which shows some wear from use.
WW2 American Red Cross Military Welfare Service Cloth Patch An embroidered WW2 US patch. Shows a little bit of soiling and has been uniform removed.
WW2 Army Air Corps Embroidered Eagle Nice patch with some glue and paper to the reverse.
WW2 Army Air Corps Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool. Paper and glue to reverse.
WW2 Army Group "A" Tradesman patch as worn my Sgts A wool skill at arms patch as introduced in 1942. The Crown and wreath around the T for tradesmen designated a Sgt who had mastered the highest level of difficulty within his trade. Some paper and glue residue to the reverse.
WW2 Assistant Instructor in Gunnery Skill at Arms patch Near Mint.
WW2 Atlantic Command Formation Patch A French Grey Diamond in wool designation Atlantic Command. Near mint.
WW2 Atlantic Command Patch French Grey Diamond in wool as worn by Atlantic Command
WW2 Atlantic Line? Ships sweetheart Pin Nice pin with good brooch. I'm not sure about this one?
WW2 ATS Circular Patch in Canvas A nice little circular patch for the Woman's Auxilliary Territorial Service. Very small patch in canvas which measures 1 inch across.
WW2 Australian Commonwealth Military Forces Sweetheart Pendant Good enamel to badge.
WW2 Australian Military Forces Cap Badge A nice King's Crown badge in bright brass. Both lugs present.
WW2 Bakelight Cigarette Case - Maplex Brand A pocket sized cigarette case of black bakelight. The case has a sliding lid and holds ten smokes (which corresponds to the rations in which ten cigarettes were provided). Each cigarette rests on a tiny spring so when the lid is opened it pops up out of the case. Marked on the bottom MAPLEX MADE IN CANADA.
WW2 Bandsman Skill at Arms Patch
WW2 BC Regiment DCOR Match Cover Nice cover to a famous WW2 unit.
WW2 BCCOTC Collar Badge Pair - Bishop's College A scarce matching pair of titles to the University of Bishop's College COTC.
WW2 Belgium First Grenadeer Regiment Side Cap Very nice khaki wool cap with blue piping and red tassle. Gold numeral 1 and flaming grenade badges. Thanks to Kirstof for sending the following information: "Your sidecap belonged to an enlisted man of the 1ste grenadeer regiment. The colours of the piping (black) and tassel (red) refer to the infantry branch. The flaming grenade refers to a grenadeer regiment, the number to the specific regiment, in this case the 1st grenadeer regiment. The same colours could be repeated on the collar tabs on the uniforms of the grenadeer regiments (red base colour with black piping and a metal collar badge in the shape of a flaming grenade). The cap is of pre WW2 manufacture (slightly smaller compared to the world war 1 version). It is not an official 'army production', but rather a private purchase. The 1st grenadeer regiment was mobilised and re-activated in march 1939. Part of the 6th infantry division, the 1st grenadeers were stationed near the Albert Channel, in the Tessenderlo sector at the outbreak of the war (10/05/1940). They quickly pulled back to the Koningshooikt-Waver line and took up positions near Lier (13/05/1940). By 19/05/1940, the 1st grenadeers reached the Belgian defensive positions near the Gent-Terneuzen Channel. The regiment finally surrendered on 28/05/1940 (general surrender of the Belgian army) and layed down arms in the Roeselare area. During 18 days of fighting, they had suffered 68 KIA's and many more wounded.
WW2 BESL Canadian Legion Auxiliary Services Coloured Field Service Cap A fine FSC to the auxiliary services of the Canadian Legion (British Empire Service League). The badge has long fold over tang fasteners. Quite scarce.
WW2 Brigadier General Bullion Cap Badge. Age darkened with a bit of paper and glue residue to the reserve.
WW2 Brigadier General Embroidered Cap Badge A lovely Brigadier's Cap badge in gold wire and velvet. Removed from a cap and shows stiching holes to the edges.
WW2 Brigadier General's Coloured Field Service Cap A fine quality FSC to a BGen. The cap is black with red piping to the top and gold metallic Russian braid to the flaps. The cap badge is bullion. The buttons are bronze British GS officers. Fine satin and velvet lining. Nice makers label inked inside. Very nice condition showing some use wear to the interior.
WW2 British 1st Corps Formation Patch - Canvas A printed on canvas First Corps patch. Mint
WW2 British 1st Corps Formation Patch - Canvas A printed on canvas First Corps patch. Mint.
WW2 British 2 One of the hardest bits of webbing to find! A late war muzzle cover in green for the British 2" Mortar. Very good condition with the original securing rope. These are much harder to find than the mortar themselves!
WW2 British 2 A very difficult accessory to find. Jungle green canvas with tie.
WW2 British 2nd SAS Shoulder Title A scarce embroidered 2 SAS shoulder title which has glue and paper to the reverse having come out of a scrap book.
WW2 British 8th Army Crusader Patch A near mint British 8th Army Patch often worn on the epaulettes of Canadian who served in Italy.
WW2 British 8th Army Crusader Patch A near mint British 8th Army Patch often worn on the epaulettes of Canadian who served in Italy.
WW2 British 9th Battalion Parachute Regt Shoulder Strap Loop A scarce original WW2 shoulder strap loop in Maroon. This colour designating the 9th Para Regt as part of the 6th British Airborne Division. This example has been removed from a uniform but is in very good condition with great colour. See pages 42 (for an example in wear) amd 49 (for a description) within D Day Paratroopers: The British, The Canadians, The French, by Bouchery.
WW2 British AIRBORNE Shoulder Title An embroidered Airborne shoulder title. Blue letters on maroon wool. Shows general wear but a nice looking title. This is the straight type.
WW2 British Airborne Shoulder Title - Curved type A good example of an uncommon curved Airborne shoulder title. These curved Airborne shoulder titles were introduced at the beginning of the formation of Airborne Forces and were mainly worn by the units until they were issued with there own shoulder titles. Through out the war these curved Airborne titles were mainly worn by officers who were not attached to a specific unit. Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 British Airborne Trade Patch - LMG - Rare A rare embroidered trades badge to a Light Machine Gunner. Specific to the Airborne in that it is sky blue on a maroon background.
WW2 British Anti Gas Brassard An extremely hard to find anti-gas brassard. This is an original item and not to be confused with the modern copies which are out there. Well marked with a few small creases.
WW2 British Army Air Corps Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool.
WW2 British Army Spoon A spoon showing the Royal Cypher of King George the VI. Great for your kit layout.
WW2 British Civil Defence Lapel Button A nice WW2 pin for five years service in the Civil Defence Corps.
WW2 British Civil Defence Lapel Pin A nice CD pin designating 5 years of service. The fastener to the reverse has been flattened but can be reshaped with minimal effort.
WW2 British Columbia Automobile Association Women's Auxiliary Corps Cap Badge A rare cap badge in blackened white metal. Both lugs present to the reverse.
WW2 British Columbia Dragoons Shoulder Flash - Canvas A fine printed canvas patch to the BCD. Some glue residue to the reverse. Scarce
WW2 British Columbia Dragoons Shoulder Patch A nice multi piece wool patch. Some glue to the reverse.
WW2 British Columbia Regiment Cloth Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool. Excellent condition.
WW2 British Emergency Ration - Empty Tin A nice emergency ration tin which is empty. Rates good overall and makes an excellent addition to the kit collection. These were issued to soldiers to carry in their small pack and were only to be eaten on order.
WW2 British Empire V for Victory Pin A nice WW2 celluloid button with pin fastener. The ribbons at the top form a V for Victory symbol.
WW2 British First Field Dressing 1943 As often seen worn under the helmet net. A British produced dressing dated 1943 (Arthur Berton, London).
WW2 British Glider Pilot Embrodiered Wing A scarce WW2 wing for a Glider Pilot. Scrapbook removed so a little bit of paper and glue residue to the reverse.
WW2 British Glider Pilot Regiment Shoulder Title A scarce WW2 embroidered title which has been removed from a scrap book.
WW2 British Glider Pilot Regiment Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool. Excellent condition.
WW2 British Glider Pilot Regiment Shoulder Title A good WW2 title embroidered on wool. Showing a few scattered moth nips along the edges.
WW2 British India General Service Medal An original medal in cuprol nickle with ribbon.
WW2 British Labour Corps Sweetheart Tie Pin Good pin back to reverse.
WW2 British Mentioned in Despatches MID Ribbons Devide A nice WW2 Mentioned in Despatches Ribbon Device/Award.
WW2 British National Defence Company Collar Badge Both lugs present.
WW2 British No.46 Set Radio Bag The Wireless Set No. 46 was a manpack transceiver developed in 1942, principally for communication during beach landing operations. Frequency Range 3-9.1 MHz. It had three pre-set crystal controlled channels. R/T or MCW. Range: up to 10 miles using long type rod. The set was completely waterproof, self-contained and carried by one man. The combined dry battery pack was the same type as used with the No. 18 and No. 68 Sets. The bag is mint and well marked. As you can see in the pictures. There is hole in the top for passage of an antenna. The inside has two compartments, one for the radio and the other for a spare battery I would think. The top has a reinforced liner which is waterproof and has printed directions. The bag measures 11 x 4 x 4 inches. Please see: http://www.wftw.nl/wireless46.html
WW2 British Parachute Regiment Shoulder Title An early sky blue example. Shows wear with glue and paper to the reverse.
WW2 British Parachute Regiment Shoulder Title Sky blue embroidered on maroon wool. Scrap book removed showing paper and glue to the reverse.
WW2 British Parachutist Wing A bright near mint wing which has paper residue to the back from being removed from a scrapbook.
WW2 British Patriotic Pin Key to Britian? Not sure what this represents. Plastic pin with pin back (part of the hook fastener is broken off).
WW2 British RASC Air Despatch Group Formation Patch A mint war economy pattern (printed on canvas) formation patch to the RASC Air Despatch Group. The Air Despatch Group, Royal Army Service Corps was formed in April 1944 & within a couple of months had a strength of over 5000 men. It was to provide maintenance & supply by air to units that may be cut off during the forthcoming Normandy Invasion & ensuing campaign in North West Europe. RASC Air Despatchers in RAF Transport Command aircraft were to drop ammunition, fuel & other supplies by parachute (maintenance), & the Group transported to airfields & loaded such supplies (supply). Amongst the Groups activities was maintenance by air of allied troops in the Falaise Gap, at Arnhem & at Walcheren.
WW2 British Reconnaissance Regiment Shoulder Flash In wool showing some wear. Quite scarce.
WW2 British Special Air Service Embroidered Beret Badge An extremely scarce cap badge which has been removed from a scrap book (lots of paper and glue to the back). Please noted that the letter A in DARES has been pulled.
WW2 British Tropical Mk II Helmet Cover A scarce canvas helmet cover for the Mk II. This one shows use and wear and has been removed from a helmet (the cover holds the shape of a helmet and has wear to the edge where it rubbed along the rim). Marked with a Broad Arrow and service number inside. This is not a converted mosquito net cover.
WW2 British Union of Fascists Lapel Pin - Scarce lapel badge to the BUF (c.1939-40). The British Union of Fascists, or BUF, was a fascist political party in the United Kingdom formed in 1932 by Oswald Mosley. It changed its name to the "British Union of Fascists and National Socialists" in 1936 and, in 1937, to "British Union". It was finally disbanded in 1940 after it was proscribed by the British government, following the start of the Second World War.
WW2 British/ Canadian Corporal Rank Pair A mint matching pair in khaki.
WW2 British/ Canadian Lance Corporal Rank Pair Mint matching pair of LCpl ranks in khaki
WW2 British/ Canadian Lance Corporal Rank Pair Mint matching pair of LCpl ranks - Khaki
WW2 British/Canadian 2 An extremely rare accessory for the 2" mortar. A late war jungle green example with tie cord. You will look a long time to find another.
WW2 British/Canadian Enamelled Army Mug These are extremely hard to find it seems. A green enameled one pint army mug. No maker or acceptance marks on this one. Mug has a few chips and rust spots from age and is slightly out of round. Still a serviceable item.
WW2 British/Canadian General Officer Gorgets with buttons An attractive matching pair.
WW2 British/Canadian General's Bullion Cap Badge Very striking badge with only minimal wear.
WW2 British/Canadian Tropical Cpl Ranks A uniform removed matching pair of Corporal Chevrons. Tropical issue.
WW2 Brockville Rifles Cap Badge A mint example with both lugs present.
WW2 Bullion Embroidered Canadian Jump Wings - Patrol Dress A lovely embroidered Canadian Jump Wing. This is a WW2 style wing but I think worn shortly after the war as it is embroidered on dark wool wool as typifies patrol dress.
WW2 Bullion General Officer Embroidered Cap Badge Removed from a scrap book with paper and glue residue to the reverse.
WW2 Burma Star A Burma Star which has been polished.
WW2 Burma Star A nice original issue.
WW2 Burrard Dry Dock (North Vancouver) Employee ID Badge A scarce dock workers ID Pin from WW2. Burrard Dry Dock is located in North Vancouver, BC. Google them to see their WW2 production which consisted of various ships, etc.
WW2 Cadet Services of Canada Shoulder Title A nice clean example.
WW2 Cadet Services Of Canada Shoulder Title Glue to reverse.
WW2 Calgary Highlanders of Canada Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool.
WW2 Calgary Highlanders of Canada Glengarry Lovey glen to a fine WW2 unit of Second Division fame.
WW2 Calgary Highlanders Shoulder Title A wool title to the Calgary Highlanders. Removed from a uniform.
WW2 Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa MG Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool.
WW2 Camp Ipperwash (A-29 CITC) Match Cover Scarce cover to the Canadian Infantry Training Camp at Ipperwash.
WW2 Canada Grenadier Guards Shoulder Title A clean example
WW2 Canada RCAF Shoulder title A good used WW2 Canada nationality title.
WW2 Canada Shoulder - Black for Rifle Regt. As worn by the Regina's, QOR, Winnipeg Rifles, etc. on the service dress uniform.
WW2 CANADA Shoulder Title A scrap book removed example. Wool title as worn by the Army.
WW2 Canada Shoulder Title - Black Finish A generic Canada in black, as worn by rifle regiments on Service Dress. Good lugs
WW2 Canada Shoulder Title Pair A matching pair of curved CANADA titles as worn by the Army.
WW2 Canada Three Rivers Regt Shoulder Title A hard to find title. Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Canada Title - Brass A good WW2 generic Canada Title in brass with both lugs present.
WW2 CANADA title - Canvas Scarce in canvas. Excellent patch.
WW2 CANADA titles - pair A uniform removed wool pair.
WW2 CANADA titles - Summer Tan Drill An uncut pair.
WW2 Canada Wool Shoulder Title Canadian Army title with paper and glue to reverse.
WW2 Canada Wool Shoulder Title Uniform removed as worn on BD and Great Coats.
WW2 CANADA wool title A single uniform removed title, showing some wear.
WW2 Canada Wool Titles A pair of uniform removed CANADA titles in wool.
WW2 Canadian "Shoulder to Shoulder" Pin A nice home front item.
WW2 Canadian / British Good Service Chevron Uniform removed with mild wear. Khaki stripe
WW2 Canadian / British Good Service Chevron Mint khaki stripe.
WW2 Canadian / British Good Service Chevron Showing mild wear. Khaki stripe
WW2 Canadian / British Major's Crown - Khaki Mint 1.5 x 1.5 inch crown in khaki.
WW2 Canadian / British Major's Crown - Rifle Regt. Mint 1.5 x 1.5 rifle green crown.
WW2 Canadian / British Tropical Lance Corporal Rank Chevron A single tan LCpl stripe. Uniform removed showing wear.
WW2 Canadian 1 Year of Service Chevron Single red chevron as worn on the BD to denote 1 year of service.
WW2 Canadian 1939-45 War Medal A sterling silver Canadian issued War Medal.
WW2 Canadian 2nd Corps RCA Cloth Patch An embroidered example.
WW2 Canadian 3 Years of Service Chevrons As worn on the BD to denote 3 years of service.
WW2 Canadian 3rd Infantry Division Patch A fine mint 3 Div patch with paper backing still present. This badge is made of a very fine quality wool. As worn by those units at D Day.
WW2 Canadian 3rd Infantry Division Wool Patch - Mint A mint 3rd Div patch in fine wool. This one came in with a cloth lot of Regina Rifles material. Impossible to improve on this one and not a modern repro!
WW2 Canadian 4 Years of Service Chevrons Near Mint. Designating four years of service.
WW2 Canadian 4 Years of Service Chevrons Near mint. Designating four years of service.
WW2 Canadian 4 Years of Service Chevrons Worn on the BD to denote 4 years of service.
WW2 Canadian 5 years of service Chevrons with 1939 Stripe The white chevron designation enlistment in the first year of the War plus four red year chevrons. This was warn by a soldier who served the duration of WW2. Some wear and moth nips.
WW2 Canadian 8th Victory Loan Flag A lovely small flag which will display well on the well. 8th Loan patch is in felt and sewn to the linen flag.
WW2 Canadian ? Fire Association/First Aid? Mk II Helmet - GSW 1941 A GSW 1941 produced Mk I Helmet in white ARP/Civil Defence finish with painted SFA insignia. I'm not sure what that means but something Fire Assoc or perhaps First Aid? Chinstrap has MRS HARWOOD written on it. Large Canadian liner with proper domed screw and nut. Possibly wartime issue or 1950's Civil Defence reissue.
WW2 Canadian Air Cadets Collar Badge A nice brass collar with both lugs.
WW2 Canadian Air Raid Protection Breast Badge A mint chromed police shield to the Canadian ARP. The badge has a pin back and is numbered to the individual who would of been issued it. A scarce issue.
WW2 Canadian Airborne Jump Wing Uniform removed
WW2 Canadian Airborne Jump Wing - Padded A nice uniform removed Canadian wing which someone has padded.
WW2 Canadian Anti-Gas Brassard An extremely rare piece of kit which is a must have for your D Day display. A C Broad Arrowed anti-gas detection brassard. Notice how it fold up to fit inside the pocket of the respirator carrier.
WW2 Canadian Armoured Corps Collar Badge Both lugs present.
WW2 Canadian Armoured Corps Sweetheart Pin A small sterling marked pin.
WW2 Canadian Army Bible An issue New Testament. Shows some wear to the cover. No inscription inside.
WW2 Canadian Army Fork A nice WW2 fork for your kit display. Nicely C marked fork and issued to all soldiers during the war.
WW2 Canadian Army Pacific Force Embroidered Patch A mint example. This is the small size as worn superimposed on existing Divisional patches.
WW2 Canadian Army Pacific Force Embroidered Patch A mint example. This is the small size as worn superimposed on existing Divisional patches.
WW2 Canadian Army Pacific Force Wool Patch This is the small sized version of this patch which was worn superimposed on top of the servicemans divisional patch, thus designating that he had volunteered to serve against Japan following VE Day.
WW2 Canadian Army Trades School Shoulder Badge A scarce cloth shoulder to the CATS. Almost a silk screened type material.
WW2 Canadian ARP Fire Warden Helmet - GSW Mk II A Canadian mild steel (ARP) Mk II Helmet marked GSW DP& H. Nicely painted FW in large letters to the front (I believe this means Fire Warden). The liner is a proper VRC 1941 dated example with domed screw and nut. A hard to find helmet with these marks and from my own collection.
WW2 Canadian Atlantic Command Wool Divisional Patch A grey wool Atlantic Command Divisional Patch. A little bit of glue residue to the reverse.
WW2 Canadian BD tunic - 5 Div RCCS Sgt with Brigade Bar - Canvas patches A very attractive tunic to a Signals Sgt in the 5th Canadian Armoured Division. Note the rarely encountered Green brigade bar sewn above the div patches. The Div and RCCS/5Div patches are all in canvas. Nice Sgt ranks and 5 year of service chevrons with white bar designating a 1939 enlistment. The collar is tailored to lie upon which is quite attractive. Unfortunately all the markings and dates are washed out. Still a lovely WW2 tunic.
WW2 Canadian Black Watch Glengarry In fine condition although no makers marks or dates remain.
WW2 Canadian Button Stick Nicely marked CCB with a C Broad Arrow.
WW2 Canadian Button Stick - C Broad Arrow C Broad Arrow superimposed over the maker make MITCHELL CANADA.
WW2 Canadian Button Stick - CCB and C Broad Arrow Marked A nice accessory which is marked CCB on one side and C Broad arrow on the other.
WW2 Canadian CAPO Brand British Military Black Shoe Polish A lovely near mint polish tin. Marked CAPO Hamilton Ontario.
WW2 Canadian CAPO British Military Black Boot Polish Tin Perfect for your kit layout.
WW2 Canadian CAPO British Military Black Boot Polish Tin Perfect for your kit layout.
WW2 Canadian CAPO Khaki Web Cleanser Tin - Full Nice WW2 item which retains the puck of khaki blanco. The tin shows some age but hard to find with contents.
WW2 Canadian Chaplain Corps Canvas Shoulder Title Near mint. Very scarce in printed canvas.
WW2 Canadian Chaplain Corps Jewish Faith Cap Badge A lovely smooth backed bronze cap badge to the Jewish Faith Canadian Chaplain Corps. Retains the purple felt backing.
WW2 Canadian Chaplain Service Embroidered Shoulder Title A scarce embroidered patch in near mint condition. The felt looks almost black in the photo but is the proper royal purple colour.
WW2 Canadian Chaplain's Corps Protestant Faith Cap Badge A nice bronze cap badge with folding tangs (painted black).
WW2 Canadian CIGARETTES Ration Tin A hard to find cigarette ration tin as issued to Canadian and British troops. A small rectangular tin designed to fit into the BD pocket. This example shows lots of use wear to the painted finish with the stenciled CIGARETTES logo badly worn but readable. This one likely saw a lot of use by the same soldier through NW Europe.
WW2 Canadian CIL No 6 Blasting Cap Box A nice little Canadian blasting cap box. Constructed of waxed cardboard. Great for your Engineers or demolition display.
WW2 Canadian Civil Defence Felt Patch Near mint.
WW2 Canadian Civil Defence Helmet - Small Decal During the 1950's Canada bought a number of US WW2 produced McCormick Civil Defence helmets and issued them to various Canadian CD branches. This one has the small style decal (1.75 x 2.25 inches). Helmet retains a complete liner and chinstrap.
WW2 Canadian Civil Defence Wool Patch Excellent condition.
WW2 Canadian Defence Medal A sterling silver Canadian issued Defence Medal
WW2 Canadian Dog Tag Pair - SPENCE - 3 Fld Amb, RCAMC Serial number indicates a member of 3 Canadian Field Ambulance, RCAMC
WW2 Canadian DUREX CELLULOSE TAPE tin A scarce accessory for your WW2 demolitions display. Can only without contents.
WW2 Canadian DUREX CELLULOSE TAPE tin. A scarce accessory for your WW2 demolitions display. Can only without contents.
WW2 Canadian Emergency Ration A scarce ration to complete your small pack display. Complete and unopened.
WW2 Canadian Fire Association or First Aid Helmet - GSW DP&H WW2 Canadian GSW DP&H produced helmet (mild steel for the Air Raid Precautions branch - not a combat helmet). I'm not sure if this helmet was worn in this configuration during the war or perhaps later during the 1950's. Not a common helmet in any case. Just the shell as it is missing the liner and chinstrap.
WW2 Canadian First Field Dressing 1943 RCAMC First Field Dressing Mk III, produced by Johnson & Johnson, 1943.
WW2 Canadian First Hussars Cloth Shoulder Title Near mint.
WW2 Canadian Four Years of Service Chevrons A nice sleeve insignia denoting four years of service of service. Worn on the Battledress Tunic.
WW2 Canadian Fusiliers (City of London Regt.) Shoulder Title Nice embroidered title
WW2 Canadian Fusiliers City of London Regt Map Cover A nice WW2 item
WW2 Canadian Fusiliers Collar Badge Pair A fine matching pair.
WW2 Canadian General Service GS Sleeve Badge Shows a little wear. Uniform removed.
WW2 Canadian General Service Pin with button back An early enamelled GS pin with the men's style button back.
WW2 Canadian General Service Sleeve Patch Shows a little wear. Uniform removed.
WW2 Canadian Glengarry - No badge Very good clean glengarry.
WW2 Canadian Grenadier Guards Shoulder Title A nice clean example
WW2 Canadian Grenadier Guards Sweetheart Pin A brooched large tunic button with good pin back.
WW2 Canadian GS (General Service) Sleeve Patch Uniform removed showing some wear.
WW2 Canadian Guards Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool.
WW2 Canadian Guards Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool. Couple small spots of glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Canadian Headquarters London Patch Nice embroidered example. Uniform removed.
WW2 Canadian Home Front Tobacco League Pin A small pin for those helping with the Tobacco Fund.
WW2 Canadian HQ London Patch A clean embroidered example.
WW2 Canadian HQ London Patch in Canvas Mint in canvas.
WW2 Canadian HQ London wool patch A nice embroidered on wool example. Uniform removed.
WW2 Canadian ID Discs - B2007 Logan Wym A great matching set of three ID Discs to a Canadian Soldier. Named to: B2007 Logan Wym. The serial number falls within the block of 1 Coy, 1st Div Signals.
WW2 Canadian Infantry Corps Shoulder Titles Pair A nice matched pair of uniform removed wool titles.
WW2 Canadian Intelligence Corps Shoulder Title White metal with good lugs.
WW2 Canadian Issue Fork A very clean example.
WW2 Canadian issue Pocket knife MS XX Ltd marked. No marks to the side plates on this one.
WW2 Canadian Issued Boot Brush Nicely marked with a C Broad Arrow and the owners service number.
WW2 Canadian Jump Wing - Airborne Glue and paper to the reverse as it was removed from a scrap book.
WW2 Canadian Kiska Embroidered Div Patch A nice patch for members of the Kiska task force which participated in clearing the Aleutian Islands from Japanese control. This one has glue residue to the reverse as it was removed from a photo album.
WW2 Canadian Lance Corporal Chevrons - Pair A matching pair of uniform removed LCpl rank chevrons.
WW2 Canadian Legion (BESL) Auxiliary Service Beret A charming beret to the Aux services. Great for your home front display. Very scarce. Beret is very clean and the tag is marked Hamilton Cap Co 7 1/4
WW2 Canadian Legion of Frontiersmen Collar Badge This is the post 1939 issue (beaver on top). Good lugs.
WW2 Canadian Light Respirator 1943 The D Day issue respirator. A nice size NORMAL with multiple dates and markings. The mask being produced in 1943 with a 1944 dated canister. No bag with this one.
WW2 Canadian Light Respirator 1943 with carrier and strap A nice D Day respirator with multiple markings to the mask, canister and bag. The canister is dated Oct 1944 whilst the mask was produced in 1943. The bag is dated 1943 as well. Size LARGE
WW2 Canadian Maple Leaf Collars?? These are unknown to me. Nice white metal maple leaves with lugs to reverse.
WW2 Canadian marked Mess Tins C Broad Arrowed Canadian Mess Tin set. Large tin is marked Duro Aluminum while the smaller tin is marked wear Ever (both Canadian companies).
WW2 Canadian Marked Sten Gun Sling Extremely hard to find Canadian marked example. You will see hundreds of British examples for every Canadian one! Very clean with a clear C Broad Arrow and partial maker mark.
WW2 Canadian Marked Sten Gun Sling Extremely hard to find Canadian marked example. You will see hundreds of British examples for every Canadian one! Very clean with a C Broad Arrow mark.
WW2 Canadian MARS patch Uniform removed.
WW2 Canadian MARS patch Uniform removed.
WW2 Canadian Merchant Marine Officer Cap Badge A fine bullion embroidered badge.
WW2 Canadian Merchant Navy Sweetheart pin - Birks Sterling A high quality sweetheart pin to the Merchant navy. Solid silver with green enamel detailing. Hallmarked Birks Sterling. 3 cm x 1.8 cm.
WW2 Canadian Mine Field Lane Markers A scarce Engineer/Pioneer Item. Folding lane makers to designate cleared paths through mine fields, etc. Illustrated in Bouchery's WW2 Canadian Soldier. I have a view of these. Price is for one and of my selection (the red ones are gone..only white remain).
WW2 Canadian Navy Wool Work Cap An unual RCN wool cap. Almost looks like a civilian styled cap with a snap up brim. Maybe for dock work? Very heavy dark blue wool. Marked inside with a faint inked C Broad arrow and the WA (War Assets) stamp showing that it was surplused off at the end of the war.
WW2 Canadian Nugget Brand Dark Brown Boot Polish Tin Nice clean tin. Good for your officer kit layout.
WW2 Canadian Officer Shoulder Boards/Epaulettes for the Great Coat A matching pair which have never had rank affixed. These came out of a Canadian Artillery Officer's trunk which I acquired.
WW2 Canadian Officers Bush Jacket - SLI(MG) An officers tailored bush jacket which I purchased in Sasktoon many years ago. Purported to have belonged to a member of the SLI(MG) and worn in Italy. Slightly greener colour than the issue jackets and has scalloped pockets where issued ones tend to be cut straight. No marks or names inside. Good condition without holes or tears but is missing the waste belt.
WW2 Canadian Officers Khaki Peaked Cap - Named A private purchase officer peaked cap in khaki. Gilt Canadian GS side buttons. The cap has a makers tag and was produced in London. The previous owner wrote his history inside the sweat band - Capt Vernon R Davies, M.C. R.M.C Staff 1939-1943. The cap shows minimal wear but has a few small scattered moth nips which do not detract much.
WW2 Canadian Officers Tan Peaked Cap A fine summer weight tan peaked cap. A private purchase item produced by the Hamilton Uniform Cap Company. Brass Canada GS side buttons. A few small moth nips to the underside of the brim.
WW2 Canadian One Year of Service Chevron Near mint.
WW2 Canadian One Year of Service Chevron on Blue background I think the blue designates RCAF but am unsure. Never had one like this before.
WW2 Canadian P37 Rifle Black Gators - Rifle Regiment Vat dyed black gators as worn by a variety of Rifle Regiments - QOR, RRR, RWR
WW2 Canadian Pacific Command Wool Lozenge A green Pacific Command Divisional Patch. Showing some wear and uniform removed.
WW2 Canadian Parachute Wings A little bit of glue residue to the back of these. Very nice wings just the same.
WW2 Canadian Players Cigarettes Package A nice WW2 Canadian Smokes package for John Players. The package has no contents and shows a wear. Notice that someone has written a number on the front in ink. I have a couple of these if you need more than one.
WW2 Canadian POLICE Brand suspenders for Battle Dress pants - Mint! Mint unissued BD suspenders. Tabs marked Police brand.
WW2 Canadian Postal Corps Cloth Title Embroidered on wool. Glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Canadian Provost Corps Collar Badge Badge retains both original lugs.
WW2 Canadian Provost Corps Officer Shoulder Titles - Gilt Finish A fine pair in gold plate. Good lugs.
WW2 Canadian Provost Corps Shoulder Title Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Canadian Red Cross - Canadian Woman's Transport Service Collar Badge A fine collar to the CWTS. Scarce!
WW2 Canadian Red Cross Society Blood Donar Service Lapel Pin Sterling marked. A nice homefront war effort pin.
WW2 Canadian Red Cross Society Blood Donor Pin Maker marked C LAMONDE FILS LTEE
WW2 Canadian Red Cross Society Cap Badge A near mint smooth backed badge marked Birks. I would say officers based on the quality and finish.
WW2 Canadian Red Cross Supporter Pin
WW2 Canadian Respirator Glasses Canadian issued prescription glasses designed to be worn with the gas mask.
WW2 Canadian Ribbons Bar - 3 Stars and the CVSM A nice combat lot. Stars consisting of the 39-45, Italy, France and Germand as well as the CVSM with overseas clasp. Sew on type.
WW2 Canadian Scottish Canvas Shoulder Title A scarce canvas title to the C Scots. Very good condition with bright colour. Uniform removed.
WW2 Canadian Scottish Collar Badge Good lugs
WW2 Canadian Scottish Collar Badges - Matched Pair A nicely matched pair of collars.
WW2 Canadian Scottish Regiment Glengarry A fine glengarry to the Canadian Scottish. Nice curved badge on a swath of tartan. The cap has no mothing or damage to the tails. No marks or dates inside. I've never seen one like this before as typically the tartan and badge are worn on the balmoral.
WW2 Canadian Scottish Regiment Officers Silver Cap Badge A lovely bevelled officer cap badge in sterling silver. No makers mark or hallmarks to this one. Really a striking badge which is heavily toned.
WW2 Canadian Second Armoured Car Regiment Cap Badge A very attractive looking badge to the 2nd ACR. However, the lugs have been removed and a screw post has been fitted to the reverse with solder. Priced accordingly and a good filler.
WW2 Canadian Signals Trade Wireless Telegraphy Patch A scarce wool embroidered patch. First issued in 1934 and worn early in the war.
WW2 Canadian St John's Ambulance Brigade Cloth Shoulder Title A scarce title to one of the auxiliary services. Glue and paper to the reverse.
WW2 Canadian Tanker Crash Helmet A cork crash helmet as worn by armoured crews at the start of the war and in training. The leather ear pieces for holding the headset has never been attached but is easy to assemple to the helmet. Some flaking to the black paint finish. Well marked with a C Broad Arrow, size 71/8.
WW2 Canadian Tanker Helmet An early war cork tank crewman helmet (Canadian Produced). Very good or better condition and well marked with the C Broad Arrow. Quite scarce!
WW2 Canadian Technical Training Corps (CTTC) Shoudler Title A scarce patch showing some wear and moth nips. Embroidered on wool.
WW2 Canadian Tradesmen Patch Good patch but showing wear.
WW2 Canadian Tradesmen Patch Shows some moth tracking to the nap of the wool.
WW2 Canadian Veterans General Service Pin - Rhodium A nice WW2 veterans pin in sterling with rhodium plating.
WW2 Canadian Veterans General Service Pin - Sterling Nice sterling pin for WW2 service.
WW2 Canadian Victory Loans War Finance Worker Pin A fine Canadian produced pin.
WW2 Canadian Voluntary Service Medal A nice sterling CVSM with ribbon.
WW2 Canadian Voluntary Service Medal (CVSM) A sterling silver Canadian issued CVSM (no overseas bar).
WW2 Canadian Walkie Doll A Canadian walkie toy dressed in Army serge.
WW2 Canadian War Saver Pin A nice home front item.
WW2 Canadian War Service Salvation Army embroidered patch A scarce crest to one of the Auxiliary Services. Scrap book removed with paper and glue residue to the reverse. A little bit of wool missing from the lower left corner. 7 x 6 cm.
WW2 Canadian Water Bottle and Carrier A blue enamel water bottle with wool cover and ZL&T 1940 produced skeleton carrier. Note the carrier is the early top closure type with brass buckles. The canteen is very good with partial maker mark and C Broad arrow inked to bottom of cover. This is the model of canteen which has a small wire loop on the shoulder (under the cover) to tie the string off to.
WW2 Canadian Water Bottle and Carrier A blue enamel water bottle with wool cover and ZL&T 1943 produced skeleton carrier. Note the carrier is the later type with front snap closure (not on top) and steel buckles. The canteen is good but the cover shows some separation around the bottom edges. This is the model of canteen which has a small wire loop on the shoulder (under the cover) to tie the string off to.
WW2 Canadian Wool Balaclava These are quite hard to find. An olive green knit balaclava which is devoid of any tags or marks. I have a near match within my own collection that retains an inked stamped C Broad Arrow.
WW2 Canadian YMCA Volunteer Worker Pin A lovely enamelled pin as worn by volunteer women workers at the Canadian YMCA during WW2. They would of packed parcels, ran canteens, etc for service personal during the war. Really a striking looking pin.
WW2 Canadian/British Air Crew Europe Star An original ACE on a short piece of silk ribbon.
WW2 Canvas Water Bucket A collapsible canvas water bucket as found in all vehicle kits and also used by MG crews, etc. Some marking to the side which I can't make out. Used but good condition.
WW2 Cape Breton Highlanders Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool. Uniform removed showing some wear.
WW2 CAPO Brand Arctic Dubbin Tin A nice Canadian WW2 accessory. No contents. CAPO Polishes were out of Hamilton, Ontario.
WW2 Cheshire Regiment Shoulder Title Slight tear to the patch below and left of the C.
WW2 Chindits Patch - Burma A scarce embroidered patch. The Chindits were a British India 'Special Force' that served in Burma and India in 1943 and 1944 during the Burma Campaign in World War II.
WW2 CIL No6 Blasting Cap Box For the ordnance/engineer collector. A fine Canadian produced blasting cap box of waxed cardboard.
WW2 CIL No6 Blasting Cap Box For the ordnance/engineer collector. A fine Canadian produced blasting cap box of waxed cardboard.
WW2 City of Vancouver 8th Victory Loan Flag - 12 x 8 inches A small flag of silk like material which measures 12 x 8 inches. A couple small stains and could use a could pressing. A very nice home front item.
WW2 Combined Operations Wool Patch A scarce embroidered Combined Operations Patch in wool. Shows a little wear and some blue/paper residue to the reverse (scrapbook removed).
WW2 COTC Shoulder Title Service Dress Finish with both lugs present. Unmarked.
WW2 COTC Shoulder Titles - Pair In bronze finish. A nice matching pair with good lugs.
WW2 CRCS Womens War Work Pin Sterling Marked
WW2 CSM Rank Insignia For the khaki dress or tropical uniform.
WW2 CSM Rank Insignia For the khaki dress or tropical uniform.
WW2 CVSM with Clasp Ribbon Bar Pin back
WW2 CWAC Cap badge Both lugs present.
WW2 CWAC Cap Badge Both lugs present.
WW2 CWAC Corporal Rank A single Cpl Rank for a member of the Canadian Womens Army Corps.
WW2 CWAC Embroidered Jacket Crest - Crestcraft A lovely large embroidered CWAC jacket crest. From the quality of this piece I am certain it is crestcraft made. A most striking WW2 patch.
WW2 CWAC ID Bracelet- W120631 Pte Bright Missing the chain, the center portion of a sterling ID bracelet with sweetheart badge of the Canadian Women's Army Corps. Engraved with the ladies service number and name.
WW2 DOMO brand British Suspenders for Battle Dress pants Showing use and soiling but will look great on a pair of BD trousers.
WW2 Duke of Connaughts Own Hampshire Regt Sweetheart Pin Some loss to the enamel with a strong pin back fastener.
WW2 East Lancashire Sweetheart Pin Good pin back suspender.
WW2 Edmonton Fusiliers Cap Badge - Scully Scully Montreal marked cap badge. East-West facing lugs.
WW2 Edmonton Fusiliers Cap Badge A fine striking with both lugs and retaining pin.
WW2 era HELGOLAND Ships Pin Good enamel with pin reverse.
WW2 era PETOSKEY Ships Pin Nice enamel and good pin to reverse.
WW2 Escape Knife - RAF? SOE? German? I'm not sure of the nation that issued this but it is similar to the RAF escape knives of smaller size. Perhaps an SOE item? Black finished metal side plates with an awl, saw and knife blade. No maker marks on this at all which is typical of any "secret" type items. Measures about 5 inches closed. Would rate VG or better.
WW2 Essex Regiment (Tank) Brass Shoulder Title Excellent with both lugs present. Very hard to find.
WW2 Essex Scottish Collar Badge Pair These are very close but not quite matching. Different style lugs on both.
WW2 FGH Canada Brass Shoulder Title Shoulder to the Fort Garry Horse. Both lugs present.
WW2 First Canadian Corps Canvas Patch A mint canvas patch to the 1st Canadian Corps.
WW2 First Canadian Corps Canvas Patch A mint canvas patch to the 1st Canadian Corps.
WW2 First Canadian Corps RCA Shoudler patch A near mint embroidered example.
WW2 First Canadian Parachute Regiment Embroidered Shoulder Title A clean and near mint example of the shoulder patches produced and sold in the UK during the war. Some glue to the reverse from having been secured in a scrap book.
WW2 First Hussars Cap Badge This cap badge has been "domed' which gives it a very attractive appearance. No lugs and silver solder to the reserve.
WW2 Five Year of Service Chevrons - White I think this is early war stripes as they are white. White stripes on khaki. These have been removed from a scrapbook so some trace glue and paper to the reverse.
WW2 Fort Garry Horse Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool. Paper and glue residue to the reverse.
WW2 Fort Garry Horse Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool.
WW2 Fort Garry Horse Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool.
WW2 Free Polish Forces In Excile Lapel Pin A small enameled pin to the Polish Forces in WW2. Quite charming.
WW2 Free Polish Navy Cap Badge A rare cap badge to the Free Polish Navy. The screw post fastener has been replaced with two brass lugs. A nice multi piece badge.
WW2 Fusiliers Du St-Laurent Shoulder Title Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Fusiliers Du St-Laurent Shoulder Title Scrap book removed with traces of glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Fusiliers Mount Royal Shoulder Title A little bit of glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Fusiliers Mount Royal Shoulder Title Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 General List Officers Collar Badges The 1945 issue of the enamel and gilt officer collars to the General List. These are quite scarce. Missing one screw post fastener on each collar.
WW2 General Officer Bullion Embroidered Cap Badge Removed from a scrap book with paper and glue residue to the reverse.
WW2 General Officer Gorgets with Buttons Gold Bullion on Red Tabs both retaining the correct Gen Officer Gilt buttons. Scrap book removed so some residue to the reverse.
WW2 German DDAC Vehicle Pennant The DDAC, "Der Deutsche Automobil-Club" (The German Automobile-Club), was instituted in September of 1933 by NSKK Korps Führer Adolf Hühnlein as an independent organization that was similar to the American Automobile Association. The club consisted of personnel who owned a car, and who were not members of the NSKK. The pennant measures approx 7 x 12 inches and is printed on canvas/liner. Both of the original fasteners are retains. A great Canadian Veteran bring back.
WW2 German Life Saving Medal A scarce WW2 German life saving medal (note the swastika on the eagle). This is very small and measures 5 cm across. The medal is made of a base medal and has been silver plated I would say which shows some wear to the finish. No maker mark on the edge rim. The ribbon remains bright. Scarce!
WW2 German Mauser Scabbard Steel scabbard with number near throat. This example appears to have been cleaned and I would say was rusty at some point. Shows flaking in spots.
WW2 German Polizie Dagger Knot - Mint and Unissued A mint unissued knot for a German Police Dagger. The strap is still secured with a tie string. Great to complete your dress dagger.
WW2 German Wehrmacht Belt Buckle - Steel Remains some feldgrau paint to the central portions. Some rust spotting in places.
WW2 GGFG Shoulder Title Pair - Scully marked A lovely matched pair of shoulder titles to the Governor General's Foot Guard of Canada. Gilding brass and maker marked SCULLY.
WW2 GGHG Shoulder Title A nice white metal shoulder title to the Gov General Horse Guards. Maker marked Scully Montreal. Good lugs.
WW2 Gilt Sweet heart pin - Grenadier Gaurds of Canada A lovely pin (slightly smaller than a collar badge) in gilt with a clasp pin fastener.
WW2 Glengarrians Canada Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool. Uniform removed and shows light soiling from wear.
WW2 Glengarrians Canada Shoulder Title A wool embroidered title to the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders.
WW2 Gloustershire Regiment Collar Badge A small collar with a slider fastener.
WW2 Goldstream Guards Shoulder Title Near mint
WW2 Goose Air Base Labrador Cushion Cover A nice WW2 patriotic item. Clean condition with very little wear.
WW2 Governor General's Horse Guards Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool.
WW2 Governor General's Foot Guards Shoulder Title A nice clean example
WW2 Governor General's Horse Guards Cap Badge A fine striking with both lugs.
WW2 Governor Generals Foot Guards of Canada Cloth Shoulder Title Nice clean condition.
WW2 Governor Generals Foot Guards Shoulder Title Excellent example
WW2 Grenadier Guards Embroidered Shoulder Flash A good used patch which has been uniform removed. Shows wear.
WW2 Grenadier Guards Shoulder Title Near mint
WW2 Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment Canvas Shoulder Title Near mint in canvas.
WW2 Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment Shoulder Title Good lugs.
WW2 Highland Light Infantry of Canada Shoulder Title A nice embroidered on wool example.
WW2 Highland Light Infantry of Canada Shoulder Title A good uniform removed wool patch. Showing light soiling. The HLI was part of the 3rd Infantry Division and landed a D Day.
WW2 Highland Light Infantry Sweetheart Pin A sweetheart brooch made from a small HLI tunic button.
WW2 HMCS Nonsuch Match Cover Great WW2 item for your Naval collection.
WW2 HMCS Prevost Match Cover Nice cover for the navy collector.
WW2 HMCS Ships Match Cover Nice WW2 item for the Navy Collector
WW2 HMS DANAE Sweetheart Pin Good enamel and brooch to reverse.
WW2 HMS KENT Sweetheart Pin Strong pin to reverse.
WW2 HMS SUPERB Sweetheart Pin Good pin back.
WW2 Infantry Captain Rank Shoulder Boards A nice set of tropical boards in red pips for an Infantry Capt. As worn on shirts in North Africa and Italy.
WW2 Infantry/Artillery/Armoured Lucite Heart Nice sweetheart item.
WW2 Irish Fusiliers (The Vancouver Regiment) Collar Badge Nice Striking with both lugs.
WW2 Irish Fusiliers (V.R.) of Canada Shoulder Title Shows some wear to the lettering. Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Irish Fusiliers (VR) of Canada JAMAICA Cushion A scarce cushion cover (and heavy feather cushion) to the Irish Fusiliers of Canada from the early days of WW2 when they garrisoned Jamaica. A nice personalized example.
WW2 Irish Fusiliers of Canada Title 1937-1939. A high quality early striking with flat cut style lugs. See Brooker 169-14-250
WW2 Irish Guards Shoulder Title Slight glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Italy Star A nice original star with ribbon.
WW2 IV Queen's Own Hussars Sweetheart Pin Nice lapel pin. Maker marked P&S Ltd Barr St B'ham
WW2 Japanese Medal - The Order of the Sacred Treasure 8th Class award. Available to Civic and Military pers.
WW2 Japenese EM's Naval Field Cap A clean example of a WW2 Japanese naval field cap. Japenese characters inked inside. Also a western name of (I assume) the American who captured this cap. Very mild soiling and wear.
WW2 Khaki Kilt Cover A mint khaki apron for covering the kilt in the field. No dates or marks on this example. I think this is WW2 vintage a the button is plastic.
WW2 King's Own Rifles of Canada Shoulder Title A scarce WW2 title to the KOR of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Shows some fading from use - uniform removed.
WW2 Kings Royal Rifles Sweetheart Pin I believe this is enamel on silver. Missing the pin.
WW2 Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool. Paper and glue residue to the reverse. This one is uniform removed and has a couple nips out of the edge.
WW2 Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Shoudler Titles Both lugs to reverse.
WW2 Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Shoulder Flash Embroidered on wool. Uniform removed with one small spot of glue residue to the reverse.
WW2 Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool.
WW2 Lance Corporal Stripes (Pair) Matching pair of WW2 LCpl rank.
WW2 Le Regiment De Hull Collar Badge Good lugs.
WW2 Le regiment de Joliette Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool. Nice and bright colours but some glue/paper residue to the reverse.
WW2 Le Regiment de la Chaudiere Shoulder Title Embroidered on Wool.
WW2 Le Regiments De Joliette Shoulder Title A fine multi piece embroidered title. Traces of glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Le Regt de Hull Shoulder Title Bright embroidered on wool but has glue and paper residue to the reverse.
WW2 Legion of Frontiersmen Collar Badges Matching pair with good lugs. This is the early issue worn from 1929-1939.
WW2 Lincoln & Welland Regiment Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool. Paper and glue residue to the reverse.
WW2 Lincoln & Welland Regt. Shoulder Title A nice bright example
WW2 Lincoln and Welland Regiment Collar Badges A fine matching pair. Very nice striking with good lugs.
WW2 Lord Strathcona's Horse Royal Canadians Shoulder Title Embroidered on Wool. Glue to reverse.
WW2 Lorne Scots Canada Cloth Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool. Paper and glue residue to the reverse
WW2 Loyal Edmonton Regiment Shoulder Patch Near mint example. Embroidered on wool.
WW2 Loyal Edmonton Regiment Shoulder Title A near mint embroidered on wool title.
WW2 Manitoba Veterans Volunteer Reserve Field Service Cap - Named! An extremely rare coloured field service cap the MVR. Named inside to the owner! Hat shows considerable wear but a good honest piece!
WW2 Manitoba Volunteer Reserve, M.V.R. Armband - Captain 1940-1945 issue, Manitoba Volunteer Reserve arm band. Black cloth with blue borders, with letters M V R painted in red on it. Has six snap fasteners to adjust for size. The MVR was not issued uniforms but did wear armbands and field service caps. A scarce item to one of the Veterans groups of WW2 that did home protection service. The three chrome snap fasteners to the front designate the rank of Captain.
WW2 MARS Trade Patch Uniform Removed. Worn in Canada
WW2 MARS Trade Patch Uniform Removed. Worn in Canada
WW2 MARS Trade Patch Worn in Canada. Uniform removed.
WW2 Master Tradesmen Trade Patch Worn in Canada. Near Mint
WW2 Match Book Cover from Halifax - RCN Stadacona Barracks A nice patriotic match cover from Halifax, NS. No matches
WW2 McGill University COTC Cap Badge Both lugs to the reverse. Very similar the WW1 badge of same description except the quality of the material is not the same standard as the CEF variant.
WW2 Medical Officer Pips Pair Uniform removed cherry red pips to the RCAMC.
WW2 Merchant Marine Lapel Pin I have not idea what ships line this represents. Nice sterling pin with screw back fastener.
WW2 Merchant Navy Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool. Paper and glue residue to the reverse. A hard one to find.
WW2 Merchant Navy Officers Cap badge An embroidered MN officer cap badge which is sewn to the hat ribbon.
WW2 Merchant Navy Veteran's Lapel Pin - Sterling A MN veteran's lapel pin. Sterling.
WW2 Midland Regiment Sweetheart Locket Gold plated locket with badge of the Midland Regt attached. Chain is costume jewelry as well.
WW2 Midland Shoulder Title Some discolouration to the title. Needs a polish.
WW2 Miniature Dutch Shoes - Holland Souvineer A Canadian Soldier bring back. Measure about six inches in length. Quite charming.
WW2 Musicians Trade Patch Near Mint
WW2 Netherlands Tie Clip Nice WW2 souvineer/patriotic item. Consists to two small silver Dutch coins soldered toa tie clip
WW2 Newfoundland Volunteer Service Medal in Case #4440 - Carl Parsons Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit A scarce Newfoundland Volunteer Service Medal in the original fitted case with spare piece of ribbon (as issued). This one is numbered on the rim 4440. NVSM # 4440 was issued on 3/Jun/2004 for a Carl Parsons he served with the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit (NOFU). The nominal roll of the NOFU (which is online) shows only one Carl Parsons he is from Botwood Reg# 1304. The Newfoundland Volunteer War Service Medal was created to honour those from Newfoundland & Labrador who served in the British Forces outside of the province. It was issued to those who did not receive a volunteer war service medal from another country and who had volunteered and served in units or organizations contributed by the Dominion of Newfoundland to the allied war effort. The period of qualifying service was from September 3, 1939 through September 2, 1945. The medal was established November 6, 1981 by the Volunteer War Service Medal Regulations, 1981, Newfoundland Regulation 204/81, and further amended by the Volunteer War Service Medal Act, 1993. Criteria The medal was specifically created to honour service with the British Imperial Forces, the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit, the Merchant Navy and the Newfoundland Regiment, or any other unit or organization prescribed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. Those individuals who received a volunteer war service medal from another country are ineligible for this medal.
WW2 No 2 Canadian Army Course shoulder patch A scarce embroidered title. The Cdn Army Course were ran at various Canadian universities to qualify officers.
WW2 North Nova Scotia Highlanders Brass Shoulder Title Both lugs present.
WW2 North Nova Scotia Highlanders Mk II Helmet A fine Mk II with painted insignia to the NNSH. This example looks like a Depot repaint inside and out. Very little wear to the liner or shell and the painted insignia is as nice as you could wish for. Shell is Marked GSW 1941 and the liner is VMC 1942.
WW2 North Nova Scotia Highlanders Shoulder Title Showing a little bit of wear.
WW2 North Shore New Brunswick Regiment Battle Dress Tunic A fine Canadian 3rd Division Tunic to the North Shore Regiment. The shoulder flashes are in canvas whilst the remainder of insignia are in wool. The right sleeve bears 2 years of service red chevrons and the left sleeve has a machine gunner trades patch. The tunic is well marked inside and dated Feb 1945. A great tunic to a D Day unit.
WW2 Norwegian Kreigs Medal - Merchant Marine Issue A lovely Norwegian Naval Medal which was issued to Allied Merchant Seaman as well as others. Quiet Scarce.
WW2 Notts and Derby Sweetheart Pin Maker marked LAMBOURNE BIRMINGHAM. Pin back intact.
WW2 Nursing Sister A.M Rose- RCAMC ID Bracelet A nice sterling marked ID bracelet to a Canadian Nurse. Good research project for someone.
WW2 NW Europe Medals Group with documents - RCE - Saskatchewan A nice grouping to a Spr Capraru of Regina, SK. He served with the RCE in NW Europe and was awarded the standard five medals, all of which are mint in the boxes. With the medals are his pay books, discharge certificate, named wallet which he carried during the war. Also, his father's pay books and casualty card from WW1. His father served in the Saskatchewan Depot and was from Regina, SK as well. Nice group!
WW2 Officers Cap Badge - Regina Rifles Regiment - Silver An excellent silver plated officer cap badge to the RRR of D Day fame. Complete with the red felt and clear lucite backing plate.
WW2 Officers Private Purchase Beret A good example of a fine wool officer's private purchase beret. Some moth tracking to the crown. Marked inside REGULATION PATTERN. Hard to find item.
WW2 Officers RCAMC Collar Badge A fine silver and gilt finished collar with lugs.
WW2 Ontario Farm Service Force "We Lend a Hand" - Canvas Patch A very scarce WW2 home front patch in canvas. I believe these were worn on coveralls.
WW2 Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry Sweetheart Pin Mother of pearl backing. Good pinback.
WW2 Oxford Rifles Cap Badge Issued from 1920-1939. Lovely blackened copper badge with both lugs.
WW2 P37 Mk 3 Universal Pouches- ZL&T 1943 - Mint Commonly referred to as "bren gun pouches", these are the later war long pouches that will also hold sten gun mags. Mint and unissued. Impossible to upgrade!
WW2 P37 RAF MkIII Sten Gun Pouches British produced pouches. Marked MW&S Ltd 1941. Very clean set.
WW2 P37 RCAF .38 Revolver Holster MS&U Ltd 1941. Mint
WW2 P37 RCAF Female Cross Strap MS&U 1942 marked. Showing some mild soiling.
WW2 P37 RCAF Female Cross Strap ZL&T Ltd 1943 Marked. Near mint.
WW2 P37 RCAF Web Belt 1942 ZL&T Size Large A mint RCAF web belt in a size large. Well marked 1942 ZL&T Ltd with C Broad Arrow.
WW2 P37 ZL&T 1943 Skeleton Canteen Carrier- Mint Mint and unissued. Impossible to upgrade in this condition!
WW2 Pacific Command Patch In wool.
WW2 PCMR Cloth Shoulder Title - Pacific Coast Militia Rangers A very scarce wool title to the Pacific Coast Militia Rangers. Some glue residue to the reverse.
WW2 Perth Regiment 5th Division Canvas Patch A very scarce printed on canvas 5th Division Patch to the Perth Regiment, a worn in Italy. Near mint.
WW2 Perth Regiment Canada Shoulder Flash in Canvas Scarce in canvas.
WW2 Physical Instructors Trade Patch Near Mint
WW2 Pictou Highlanders of Canada Shoulder Title Good lugs.
WW2 Pictou Highlanders Shoulder Title Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Pin Up Girl Match Cover - Beautiful Take Off A "girly" style match cover. Great WW2 item.
WW2 Pin Up Girl Match Cover - Beautiful Take Off Great "Girly" WW2 item.
WW2 Polish Army Cap Badge A lovely white metal cap badge. Originally had a single screw post fastener which has been replaced with two brass lugs.
WW2 PPCLI Cap Badge Near mint badge with both lugs. Lovely finish.
WW2 PPCLI Officer's Field Service Cap - Attributed A very scarce PPCLI FSC. Fine rifle green wool construction with French Grey piping and Boss to the front with sterling and gilt Patrica coronet. Officer gilt VP buttons to the front. Fine velvet lining. From my own collection (a better speciman having come my way recently). The hat shows general wear and could stand a good steaming and reshaping. Named inside to SINCLAIR. A LT Sinclair is shown in the Regt Roll as having joined the Regt late in 1945 and passed away in 1960.
WW2 PPCLI Shoulder Title - English stitching English style stitching on wool. This is similar to the WW1 style patch in size and construction but I don't feel it is CEF. Likely between the wars or early WW2.
WW2 PPCLI Shoulder Title - English Stitching English style stitching on wool. This is similar to the WW1 style patch in size and construction but I don't feel it is CEF. Likely between the wars or early WW2. This one has a couple small moth nips.
WW2 PPCLI Shoulder Title in Canvas A hard to find canvas title to the PPCLI This badge is in unused condition and is bright and stiff. There is a small amount of paper and glue residue to the back where the badge was removed from a scrap book. There are also staple marks to the left and right edges which are not very obvious but there none the less.
WW2 PRINCE ALBERT VOLUNTEERS Cloth Shoulder Title Pair A scarce matching pair of uniform removed wool shoulder titles to the PA Vols.
WW2 Prince Albert Volunteers Shoulder Flash Pair A good matching pair of shoudlers to the PA Vols. Uniform removed showing wear.
WW2 Princess Louise Fusiliers Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool. Multi piece construction. Near mint.
WW2 Princess Louise Fusiliers Shoulder Titles A matched pair of brass shoulder titles to the PLFs. All lugs present.
WW2 Princess of Wales' Own Regt. M.G. Shoulder Title Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Quebec COTC presentation Plaque to a LCol A nicely matched set of collars and cap badge in Chocolate brown finish mounted on a small oak plaque. Presented to: LCol W.P. Wilgar, DSO, ADC. Some research might prove interesting on this fellow.
WW2 Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada Shoulder Title Multi piece wool. Embroidered.
WW2 Queen's Own Rifles Collar Badge A nice convex collar with good lugs.
WW2 Queen's Own Rifles Collar Badge A flat style collar missing one lug. The other crudely repaired with silver solder.
WW2 Queens Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada Balmoral A near mint balmoral to the QOCHofC. Nicely maker marked.
WW2 Queens Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada Glengarry A lovely glengarry in very fine condition.
WW2 Queens Own Rifles Shoulder Title A famous D Day unit! Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 R.C.C.S. 5th Armoured Division Canvas Patch A printed on canvas 5th Division patch with Royal Canadian Corps of Signals designator. Shows some wear and uniform removed. Scarce.
WW2 R.C.C.S. 5th Armoured Division Wool Patch A wool 5th Division patch with Royal Canadian Corps of Signals designator. Shows some wear and uniform removed. Quite scarce.
WW2 RAF / RCAF Cased Bubble Sextant Mark IXA A complete Air Ministry Mark 9A Sextant in its fitted case. In very nice condition and appears to be complete and likely works! I will include a photocopied manual which outlines how to this! This item is heavy so shipping may have to be adjusted to your location (up or down).
WW2 RAF 137 SQUADRON Emboirdered Patch A fine embroidered on felt jacket crest to 137 Squadron RAF which had many RCAF pilots as members. 9.5 cm x 9.5 cm. No. 137 Squadron RAF flew as one of the two Whirlwind squadrons before converting to Hurricane Mk.IV fighter-bombers and later the Hawker Typhoon in the same role. The squadron was disbanded in August 1945.
WW2 RAF Anti-Flak Suit by Wilkinson Sword - RARE!! An extremely rare piece of flying gear for the advanced RAF/RCAF collector. The full body armour was manufactured for American airmen by Wilkinson Sword company under contract to the 8th USAAF. The identical body armour, comprised of overlapping seel plates covered in khaki canvas was manufactured for operational testing by RAF flight crews and issued to crews flying American build aircraft (as they were to fitted with armour plating for protection). A partial inked Broad Arrow remains to the lower inside lining. This set is very good plus condition. See pages 132-133 of Prodger's LUFTWAFFE VS. RAF Flying Clothing of the Air War, 1939-45. This stuff is very heavy so postage may need adjusting depending on your area.
WW2 RAF Bombadier Half Wing A nice WW2 wool embroidered wing.
WW2 RAF Bombardier Half Wing A nice period wing.
WW2 RAF Escape Button / Compass An exceeding rare RAF escape button compass. The button has been polished over time and is most certainly uniform removed. The compass back is a right hand thread and locks up tightly and unscrews easily. The compass itself functions well. Due to the value of this item, it will only be mailed with tracked shipping.
WW2 RAF Ferry Command Lapel Pin A lovely sterling marked sweetheart wing.
WW2 RAF Lucite Heart Sweetheart Pin A RAF Lucite heart suspended from a Lucite ring. First I've encountered like this with the ring?
WW2 RAF MALAYSIA Nationality Title A scarce WW2 RAF shoulder title for volunteers from Malaysia.
WW2 RAF Navigator Half Wing A nice period wing.
WW2 RAF Navigator Half Wing A nice original wool embroidered wing.
WW2 RAF RHODESIA Shoulder Title A scarce WW2 shoulder title for Rhodesian volunteers in the RAF.
WW2 RAF Volunteer Reserve Brass Titles Two VR titles from the RAF. One is considerably smaller than the other.
WW2 RAF/ RCAF Senior Officer Bullion Cap Badge A little bit of glue residue to the reverse. Scarce
WW2 RCA 24 RCA single shoulder title
WW2 RCA 27th Anti Aircraft Battery Shoulder title A wool shoulder title to the 27 AA RCA. Scarce
WW2 RCA Cloth Flashes - Pair An uncut pair of titles to the RCA in wool.
WW2 RCA Collars - Officers Service Dress OSD finished collars. Good lugs.
WW2 RCA embroidered jacket crest A colourful embroidered jacket crest to the Royal Canadian Artillery. Show some wear but very good overall. Measures 11cm long by 8 cm high.
WW2 RCA Slip-on shoulder title
WW2 RCAF 408 GOOSE SQUADRON Cloth Patch A silkscreened disc sewn to a black felt disc. Shows some soiling from use but looks very good. Measures 6.5 cm across. I feel this is a WW2 patch and not something from the current 408 TAC HEL Sqn. 408 Goose Squadron was formed at Lindholme on 24th June, 1941, and flew its first operational mission over Rotterdam to bomb the docks. 408 Squadron took part in the first 1000 bomber raid on Germany, participated in many operations against naval and industrial targets, and was a notable force in various Gardening (mine laying) missions. During the Second World War, crew from 408 Squadron flew 4610 sorties, dropped/laid "well over 10,000 tons of bombs and mines," and earned more than 210 awards including 160 Distinguished Flying Crosses and over 30 Distinguished Flying Medals.
WW2 RCAF Air Gunner Half Wing - Mint A mint unissued AG Wing to the RCAF.
WW2 RCAF Air Gunner Winged Bullet Sweetheart An AG winged bullet. Sterling AG wing overlay on a .303 winged bullet with soldered pin. Quite an attractive item.
WW2 RCAF Airforce Blue Flask A small leather covered liquor flask in RCAF blue. A great accessory for your aircrew interpretation.
WW2 RCAF Aishihik Yukon Patch- NW Staging Route - Crest Craft Originally opened by the Department of Transport, Whitehorse airfield was transferred to the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1942 as part of the system called the Northwest Staging Route. Designated as RCAF Station Whitehorse, it had detachments at Teslin, Aishihik, and Snag and in 1946, at Watson Lake.
WW2 RCAF Aviation Central Training School Sweetheart Sterling Wing A scarce WW2 sterling wing to the 1 CTS which was located in Trenton, Ontario. Marked BIRKS ELLIS to reverse.
WW2 RCAF Chaplain Flight Lt Rank Slip-Ons Really a great set of slip-ons to an RCAF Chaplain. Tropical ranks with the RCAF Chaplain insignia added to them (these are gilt with screw backs. A very scarce set!
WW2 RCAF Emboirdered Bands Officer Cap Badge A lovely bullion cap badge to an RCAF Bands Officer.
WW2 RCAF Escape Button with Concealed Compass A very rare escape compass concealed within an RCAF button. Designed my MI9 during the war to aid airmen in their escape if shot down over enemy territory. The back of the button unscrews from the front portion and conceals a small compass inside which is affixed to the button shank. The threads on this are very fine and you must be gentle to get them lined up correctly without cross threading them.
WW2 RCAF Glasses or Goggle Tin A metal tin which is Air Ministry marked. I suspect this was for sun glasses or maybe goggles? Most of the finish is worn off the exterior of this tin.
WW2 RCAF ITSU Debert Cloth Patch A nice WW2 felt jacket patch for Signals. 4.5 x 4.5 inches.
WW2 RCAF Jacket Patch A bright embroidered jacket crest to the RCAF. Scrap book removed so some paper and glue residue to the reverse.
WW2 RCAF LAC rank. Mint.
WW2 RCAF Large Multi-piece felt Jacket Crest - Crest Craft Saskatoon A striking patch to the RCAF. Well marked to reverse CREST CRAFT D.C. BLOCK SASKATOON, SASK. Typical of their fine workmanship. 16 cm tall and 18cm across from wing tip to wing tip.
WW2 RCAF NEWFOUNDLAND NORTH ATLANTIC SQUADRON Patch - CREST CRAFT, SASKATOON A lovely patch with great colour and graphics. Typical CREST CRAFT quality. Marked to reverse CREST CRAFT, SASKATOON, SASK. 12 x 12 cm. A scarce one!
WW2 RCAF Pillow Cover - Named to LOTHIAN A full sized pillow cover in cotton/liner with the RCAF crest to the front. Named to an airman: G.I. LOTHIAN.
WW2 RCAF Pilot Trophy in Silver - Graduation trophy? A charming silver plated trophy on a black bakelite stand in the likeness of an RCAF pilot. I suspect this was a prize for a top candidate. The heavy silver plate has toned to a lovely blue/black colour. Could be polished bright with a bit of effort if one so choose to do so. This would look great with an RCAF display or as a desktop curio. Stands approx. 12 inches tall.
WW2 RCAF Reserve Lapel Pin - Sterling
WW2 RCAF Shoulder Eagle Patches - Mint Unissued Pair A mint pair still held together by string as issued from stores.
WW2 RCAF Snag Yukon Patch - Crest Craft -NW Staging Route - Crest Craft Originally opened by the Department of Transport, Whitehorse airfield was transferred to the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1942 as part of the system called the Northwest Staging Route. Designated as RCAF Station Whitehorse, it had detachments at Teslin, Aishihik, and Snag and in 1946, at Watson Lake. This patch shows some wear and the odd moth nip. Still a colourful rare patch. 6 x 6.5 inches. Marked Crest Craft.
WW2 RCAF Speed Calculator A WW2 cardboard speed calculator. Shows its age but still functions well.
WW2 RCAF Sterling Sweetheart Pin A hallmarked sterling pin to the RCAF.
WW2 RCAF Sweetheart Pendant Sterling and enamel wing superimposed on a horse show. Hallmarked to reverse.
WW2 RCAF Sweetheart Wing A lovely chromed sweetheart style wing to the RCAF. Measures 7 cm long.
WW2 RCAF Sweetheart Wing - Sterling A lovely chromed wing which is inset with rhinestones. Measures 7 cm long. Sterling marked to the reserve.
WW2 RCAF Tropical Rank Epaulets - Pilot Officer A fine matching pair of country made tropical Slip ons to an RCAF officer.
WW2 RCAF Tropical Slip on Ranks - Flight Lieutenant A fine matching pair.
WW2 RCAF Tropical Slip on Ranks - Flying Officer A nice matched pair.
WW2 RCAF Warrant Officer Cap Badge A hard to find all metal cap badge for a Warrant Officer. Both folding tangs are present.
WW2 RCAF Warrant Officer Cap Badge A lovely example with red felt background to the crown.
WW2 RCAF Warrant Officer Class II Rank A nice wool patch designating a Warrant Officer in the RCAF.
WW2 RCAF Woman's Division LAC Uniform (Tunic and Pants) A lovely uniform to the Woman's Division of the RCAF. The tunic and pants do not have maker or marks or dates as this set would of been private purchased at a tailor. However, both pants and tunic has the small shell dressing pockets as found on wartime clothing. All the buttons are RCAF kings crown. Has the propellor rank of Leading Aircraft Woman. Hard to find ladies stuff!
WW2 RCAF Woman's Division Mk II Helmet with Unique Paint- Named and Numbered You will never see another like this one! A fine British produced JSS Mk II Helmet with a Maple Leaf painted to the front. Also, extremely well marked inside to the lady along with her service number and branch RCAF (WD) Canada. There is a different service number inked onto the chinstrap so I suspect this was previously issued out before she received it. Based on the addition of Canada to the inside and the choice of insignia, I feel confident that this lady served overseas. An extremely rare helmet which has been in my collection for nearly 30 years.
WW2 RCAF/RAF Blue Pistol Lanyard Near mint. Tough to find accessory.
WW2 RCAF/RAF Ditching Whistle An Air Minstry marked ditching whistle as issued to aircrew and pilots. Often worn attached to the collar of the battledress tunic. Showing wear and finish loss in spots. Well marked and functions.
WW2 RCAF/RAF Medical Officer Sterling and Gilt Collars A striking matched pair of Medical Officer collars in Sterling with gilt wash to crowns and cadusas. The lugs are sterling loops as well.
WW2 RCAF/RAF Senior Officers Bullion Cap Badge A lovely example and quite scarce.
WW2 RCAF/RAF Senior Officers Bullion Cap Badge A scarce badge and very attractive.
WW2 RCAMC 1st Canadian Armoured Brigade Wool Patch A very scarce multi-piece wool shoulder patch designating Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps personal of the 1st Canadian Armoured Brigade. Shows use with some nips but extremely hard to find.
WW2 RCAMC Army Nursing Service Blouse A very small and extremely fetching Nurses Blouse to the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. Rayon type material with zippered sleeves. All buttons and rank pips are present. Very difficult to find.
WW2 RCAMC Cap Badge Both lugs present.
WW2 RCAMC Collar Badges Matched pair with good lugs.
WW2 RCAMC Jacket Patch A nice wool jacket patch to the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. Measures about 5.5 inches tall.
WW2 RCAMC Match Booklet Nice WW2 item.
WW2 RCAMC Nursing Officer Buttons on Scully Card - Lot of 24 A set of 24 gold plated RCAMC buttons in the original William Scully package. These are about the size of a 10 cent piece and are typical of those found on Nursing Sister uniforms.
WW2 RCAMC Officer Collar Badge A pin back officer collar as worn by nursing sisters.
WW2 RCAMC Officer Collar Badge Silver and gilt finish with good lugs.
WW2 RCAMC Officer Collar Badge - Service Dress OSD finish collar badge. Very nice striking with both lugs.
WW2 RCAMC Shoulder Title A nice multi piece wool title to the Medical Corps
WW2 RCAMC Slip On Good condition.
WW2 RCAMC Sweetheart Pin Crest is marked Mackenzie Clay Winnipeg.
WW2 RCAPC (Pay Corps) Collar Badge Antiqued Finish
WW2 RCAPC Collar A nice WW2 Cdn Pay Corps Collar badge
WW2 RCAPC Collar Badge Nice single collar to the Pay Corps. Good lugs.
WW2 RCAPC Embroidered Bullion Cap Badge A fine bullion cap badge to the RCA Pay Corps. These were worn on the officer beret and coloured field service caps. Very scarce! Measures 6 cm tall by 5 cm wide (not a blazer crest).
WW2 RCAPC Embroidered Shoulder Title A nice title to the Pay Corps. Uniform removed.
WW2 RCAPC Shoulder Titles A nice matching pair with strong lugs.
WW2 RCASC 1st Army Tank Bde Coy Cushion Cover A nice patriotic item to an uncommon unit.
WW2 RCASC Coloured Field Service Cap A nice FSC to the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. This is an EM's cap with brass badge. Only marking inside is the size. Dark blue wool body with white top. Clean and nice
WW2 RCASC Match Cover. Nice item for the RCASC Collector.
WW2 RCASC Officer Bronze Cap Badge A lovely officer cap badge to the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. Heavy bronze construction with two folding tangs to the reverse.
WW2 RCCS ID Bracelet Missing the chain. A sterling center portion of an ID bracelet with insignia of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals. No inscription.
WW2 RCCS Officers Coloured Field Service Cap A lovely officer quality FSC to the Royal Canadian Signals Corps. Nice maker label to the inside.
WW2 RCCS Slip On Interesting in that someone has stitched a border in black thread on this one. Nice Sigs item.
WW2 RCE jacket crest A large jacket crest to the RCE. Cap badge likeness printed on wool.
WW2 RCE Cap Badge Both lugs present.
WW2 RCE Flaming Grenade Wool Patch I believe these were worn above the Sgt Rank Chevrons.
WW2 RCE Flaming Grenade Wool Patch I believe these were worn above the Sgt Rank Chevrons.
WW2 RCE Shoulder Title - Brass small size This is an unusual title in that it is about half the size of a normal shoulder title. Maker marked Scully.
WW2 RCE Slip On Showing some wear.
WW2 RCMP Canvas Shoulder Title - 1st Canadian Provost Company A scarce original canvas title to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. These were worn on the BD tunics by members of the 1st Canadian Provost Company which was formed exclusively from the RCMP. This badge is in unused condition and is bright and stiff. The detractor being a small amount of paper and glue to the reverse from having been in a scrap book. As well, if you look closely at the patch, there are two small sets of pin holes on either side from staples where it must have been attached to a board at some point.
WW2 RCN 2 Year Service Chevrons Service chevrons in dark blue wool showing two years of service.
WW2 RCN Aluminum Sided Clasp Knife A sailors clasp nice in very good condition. All the springs are tight and the blade shows minimal sharpening. Nice aluminum checkered side plates which are specific to the Navy.
WW2 RCN CANADA Shouder Pair - Summer Whites An uncut pair of Canada titles as worn on RCN white uniforms.
WW2 RCN CANADA Shoulder Titles - Whites An uncut pair of RCN Canada titles as worn on the White tropical uniform.
WW2 RCN Fleet Air Arm Pilot Wing - Bullion Embroidered A striking bullion embroidered pilot's wing to the Fleet Air Arm. Lovely little wing with is pin backed to the reverse.
WW2 RCN Gas Mask Tin A large near mint tin which held a respirator aboard ship. Lovely dark blue paint with clear stencilling. The tin is empty of course. Measures about 14 inches tall by 8 inches across the top.
WW2 RCN Gunners Trade Badge
WW2 RCN Jacket Patch A colourful multi piece wool jacket crest to the RCN. Likeness of the Union Jack and Canadian Ensign.
WW2 RCN Life Preserver 1942 A 1942 dated RCN life preserver showing some soiling but complete. The sailor's name is inked upon it in two spots JH WAITE. The preserver is marked with a C Broad Arrow over NAVAL. Dominion Rubber Company Ltd 1942.
WW2 RCN Officer's Bullion Cap Badge Showing only minor wear.
WW2 RCN Petty Officer's Cap Badge - Scully A near mint example.
WW2 RCN Sewing Kit A lovely sewing kit to the RCN which is named and numbered to a sailor. Complete with buttons, needles, thread and wool cards. Very hard to find with complete contents.
WW2 RCN Ship's Ensign / Flag A large linen Ensign showing some wear and tear with scattered holing. Cordage and brass fittings are present. This will make a great backdrop for an RCN collection. Measures about 4 feet in length by about three.
WW2 RCN Sick Berth Attendant Wool Badge A nice naval red cross patch for a Sick Bert Attendant (Medic). Shows a little wear with some glue residue to the reverse (scrap book removed).
WW2 RCN Signals Trade Patch Uniform removed in wool.
WW2 RCN Vice Admiral Bullion Embroidered Shoulder Board A fabulous gold and silver embroidered shoulder board for the rank of Vice Admiral. Notice the superb construction and the sword and baton are sterling silver. Proper button to a flag officer.
WW2 RCN/RN Naval Action Ration Tin A small tin which once held emergency rations. Likely malted milk tablets or such. No contents.
WW2 RCNAS Hat Tally Royal Canadian Navy Air Station
WW2 RCNVR Childs Costume Probably made up just after the war as a costume. Would fit about a three year old child as it is very small. Nice WW2 Canadian Naval patches attached.
WW2 RCNVR ID Bracelet - Betty Only the center portion of an RCNVR sweetheart bracelet. Nicely inscribed to "Betty" "with Love from Chuck".
WW2 RCNVR ID Bracelet - Elizabeth Stark Nice sweetheart ID bracelet named to Elizabeth Stark - Toronto, ON.
WW2 RCNVR ID Bracelet - Underwood Nicely inscribed Sailor's ID Bracelet. Sterling marked.
WW2 RCNVR ID Bracelet Pair - His and Hers Pair of sterling bracelets to a couple. Names engraved on both.
WW2 RCNVR Lieut-Commander Shoulder Boards An attractive pair of boards to the RCNVR. Toning and wear to the ranks but they display very well.
WW2 RCNVR Lucite Heart Nice sweetheart item.
WW2 RCNVR named MK II helmet - CLC 1940 A nice personalized helmet (as worn during the war) helmet to a member of the RCNVR. He has painted a fouled anchor to the front with RCNVR, his nickname "OLD HUNGRY" across the top and his name "N.C. HARRISON" across the back. The helmet is marked CLC 1940 (first year of production for the Canadian Lamp Co) with a proper VRC liner. Shows the right amount of wear inside and out. Hard to find any marked helmets to Canadian Navy members.
WW2 RCNVR Sweetheart Pendant An attractive pendant to the RCNVR. Crest is sterling and the gold wire I suspect is 10K but not hallmarked.
WW2 RCNVR Victoria Pennant A nice little WW2 pennant to the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve (Victoria, BC). Measures 12\" long buy 5\" at the widest part.
WW2 RCOC Tie Pin Nice item to the Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
WW2 Red Year of Service Chevron Mint.
WW2 Regiment de la Chaudiere Cap Badge - Scully Marked Nice cap badge to the Chaudiere's of D Day fame. Maker marked Scully Montreal to the reverse. A couple spots of staining to the front which should polish out if you so choose.
WW2 Regiment de Maisonneuve Cloth Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool. Nice bright colouring. Some glue and paper residue to the reverse.
WW2 Regiment de Maisonneuve Shoudler Title Good lugs.
WW2 Regiment du Saguenay Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool. Paper and glue residue to the reverse
WW2 Regiment du Saguenay Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool. Paper and glue residue to the reverse
WW2 Regimental Police Armband Wool letters sewn to a canvas type armband with snaps for sizing.
WW2 Regina Rifles Collar Badge Browning copper collar badge to the Regina Rifles (identical to the WW1 28th Batalion cap badge with the exception of the finish).
WW2 Regina Rifles Embroidered Shoulder Title A nice clean example.
WW2 Regina Rifles Wool Shoulder Patch Showing minor wear.
WW2 Reserve Army Cloth Shoulder Titles - Pair A matching pair of wool shoulder titles to the Reserve Army. Unfortunately these are quite heavily mothed.
WW2 Reserve Army Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool and suffering from mothing.
WW2 RHCA Shoulder Title A near mint wool embroidered title to the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery.
WW2 Rhodesian Air Force Pilot Wing - Rare A scarce original wing which shows considerable wear but presents well. Definitely not one of the modern copies you see.
WW2 Ribbon Bar - Atlantic Star, CVSM, War Medal and CD Likely to a member of the RCN. Clutch fastener to reverse.
WW2 RMS ASCANIA Sweetheart Pin Some loss to the enamel on this one. Good pin back.
WW2 RN Minesweeper/ Anti Submarine Sleeve Badge This is the second pattern of this award with sewing loops and a pin back. The pin back has been removed and replaced by lugs (these typically broke off and caused loss).
WW2 Rocky Mountain Rangers Shoulder Title Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Royal Armoured Corps Shoulder Title Paper and glue to reverse.
WW2 Royal Armoured Corps Sweetheart Pin On mother of pearl. Good pin back.
WW2 Royal Army Medical Corps Shoulder Title Glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Royal Army Ordinance Corps Shoulder Title Glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Royal Army Ordnance Corps Sweetheart Pin Nice enamel work. Good pin to reverse.
WW2 Royal Army Service Corps Shoulder Title Traces of glue to reverse.
WW2 Royal Artillery (RA) Slip On An early war slip on to the RA
WW2 Royal Canadian Army Cadets Cap Badge A nice striking with original lugs. Maker marked to the reverse.
WW2 Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps Shoulder Title Multi piece wool construction. Clean patch
WW2 Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Shoulder Title A scarce English style stitching on wool. Uniform removed.
WW2 Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool.
WW2 Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Shoulder Title - Canvas A near mint example with white border.
WW2 Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Shoulder Title - Canvas A uniform removed example on printed canvas. No white border on this pattern.
WW2 Royal Canadian Corps of Signals Collar Badges Nice matched pair with good lugs.
WW2 Royal Canadian Dental Corps Collar Badge Good lugs.
WW2 Royal Canadian Engineers Canvas Shoulder Title Near Mint
WW2 Royal Canadian Legion (BESL) Auxiliary Service Collar Badge A hard to find collar to the RCL British Empire Service League as worn by auxiliary service members during WW2. Not to be confused with the members lapel pin, this has two lugs. Maker marked W. Scully Ltd Montreal 19127 RD
WW2 Royal Canadian Navy Bullion Shoulder Title A rare RCN shoulder title in embroidered gold bullion wire. Most likely an officer item.
WW2 Royal Canadian Navy Nursing Service Blouse A fine and attractive rayon blouse to a Nurse in the Royal Canadian Navy Nursing Service. All buttons and zips are present. No rank boards are present. Very scarce!
WW2 Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps (RCOC) Slip On Both cloth strips present to reverse. Worn c1940-41.
WW2 Royal Canadian Signals Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool.
WW2 Royal Canadian Signals Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool.
WW2 Royal Corps of Signals Shoulder Title Paper and glue to reverse.
WW2 Royal Engineers Cap Badge Slider to reverse.
WW2 Royal Engineers Shoulder Title Glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Royal Fusiliers Embroidered Shoulder Flash Scrap book removed with paper and glue to reverse.
WW2 Royal Fusiliers Sweetheart Pin Missing pin to reverse.
WW2 Royal Grenadiers Collar Badges Matched pair with good lugs. These are larger than I've encountered before so may be much earlier period.
WW2 Royal Hampshire Shoulder Title Glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Royal Highlanders of Canada (Black Watch) Shoudler Title Good lugs. RHC in brass. Scully Montreal marked to reverse.
WW2 Royal Irish Rangers Shoulder Title Glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Royal Marines Band Service Shoulder Title Glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Royal Marines Shoulder Title A nice embroidered on wool title. Glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Royal Montreal Regiment (MG) Cloth Shoulder Title A near mint patch to the RMR (MG). Embroidered on wool and near mint. A scarce WW2 title.
WW2 Royal Newfoundland Regiment Cap Badge
WW2 Royal Observer Corps Cloth Shoudler Title A good used example in wool.
WW2 Royal Ordnace Corps Collar Badge Pair - lugs A nice pair of collars with strong lugs.
WW2 Royal Regiment of Canada Brass Shoudler Title Both lugs present.
WW2 Royal Regina Rifles Embroidered Shoulder Title A mint unused example in wool.
WW2 Royal Rifles of Canada Cap Badge Excellent condition with full black remaining. Both lugs present.
WW2 Royal Rifles of Canada Shoulder Title Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Royal Rifles of Canada Shoulder Title In brass with good lugs.
WW2 Royal Rifles of Canada Shoulder Title In copper. Good lugs
WW2 Royal Signals Shoulder Title Excellent condition.
WW2 Royal Society of St George Lapel Pin Lovely enamel. Maker marked EVANS LONDON
WW2 Royal Ulster Rifles Shoulder Title Nice example in light green.
WW2 Royal Welsh Fusileers Sweetheart Pin Slight enamel loss in one spot. Interesting suspender is shaped like a field service cap. Good pin.
WW2 Royal West Kent Sweetheart Pin Good pin back.
WW2 Royal Winnipeg Rifles Cloth Shoulder Title Near mint patch to the Little Black Devils.
WW2 Royal Winnipeg Rifles Cloth Shoulder Title Near mint patch to the Little Black Devils.
WW2 Royal Winnipeg Rifles Shoulder Title - English Stitching A scarce English stitching embroidered title to the RWR.
WW2 RSM Rank Insignia A nice WW2 patch.
WW2 Safe Conduct Pass A most interesting Safe Conduct Pass which was dropped over German Lines. The bearer was guaranteed safe conduct and good treatment upon surrender. Facsimile signature of Eisenhower. Printed on bank note material.
WW2 Saskatchewan Welcome Home Medal - RM of Park A sterling silver welcome home medal from the RM of Park (near Saskatoon, SK).
WW2 Saskatoon Light Infantry (MG) Officer Shoulder Titles RARE An exceedingly rare matched pair of officer shoulder titles to the SLI (MG) in gilding brass. In collecting to the SLI, I have only encountered three sets of these in 30 years. This is one of the two sets from my collection.
WW2 Saskatoon Light Infantry (MG) Sterling Officer Cap Badge A scarce officer cap badge to the SLI (MG) in sterling silver. Very heavy striking and a pleasure to hold.
WW2 Saskatoon Light Infantry (MG) Sterling Officer Collar Badges A scarce and lovely pair of collars to the SLI (MG) in Sterling Silver. This pair is slightly mismatched but very difficult to tell from the front. The different manufactures as can be sign by the backs of the badge.
WW2 Scots Guards Shoulder Title Near mint.
WW2 Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Officer Glengarry - Named to a Major A very fine officer glengarry (not the label inside - Geo V) and naming to a G. Sutherland whom according to the daughter (from whom the hat was purchased) served as a Major during the war. Multi piece 231st Battalion cap badge as worn by officers again in WW2. Just a lovely piece, researchable and scarce.
WW2 Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Shoulder Title Pair A nice matched pair of shoulder titles to the Seaforths in wool. Dark blue backgrounds. Uniform removed and showing some soiling and wear.
WW2 SHAEF Embrodiered Patch WW2 US produced patch as worn by allied members attached to the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (including Canadians).
WW2 SHAEF Patch A fine embroidered patch to the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force.
WW2 Shipping Pin with King's Crown Very attractive enamel shipping pin. Not sure what it is for?
WW2 Signallers Trade Patch
WW2 Signallers Trade Patch This is a slightly larger type than I am used to. With black backing to reverse.
WW2 Signals Trade Patch Uniform removed.
WW2 Signals Trade Patch Uniform removed.
WW2 Signals Trade Patch Uniform removed.
WW2 Signals Trade Patch Uniform Removed.
WW2 SOE & OSS Issue Sleeves Jointing Self Soldering No3 Rare original self-soldering jointing sleeves for use in the field when setting up explosive charges, demolition’s etc, Athough you see a box of ten jointers, you are bidding on ONE single jointer. Please see the link below for a description. http://castraponere.com/bloodonthetalon/u-s-army-airborne-demolition-equipment-of-ww2-part-6/
WW2 SOE Flag Lapel Pin - Sons of England Chip to enamel. Good Pin
WW2 SOE Lapel Knife Scabbard! RARE! What are the chances of finding one of these on the loose? Well, I was lucky enough to uncover a small quantity of original WW2 scabbards as issued with the SOE lapel knife. These scabbards are 100% original but have dried out and are hard with age. They will display well however, should you have a loose knife. These came from a now defunct British cutler who existed during the war.
WW2 SOE Lapel Pin - Sons of England A small enamel lapel pin with screwpost fastener. About 1 cm across.
WW2 SOE OSS SF Jump Wing A very scarce WW2 SF Jump Wing. Sometimes referred to as the Jedburgh Wing. Fine embroidered wing which has been removed from a scrap book (some glue residue and paper to the reverse). From a large collection of mostly Canadian WW2 cloth (all scrap book removed).
WW2 Sommerset & Cornwall Light Infantry Embroidered Shoulder Flash Embroidered on wool.
WW2 South Lancashire Regiment Sweetheart Pin On mother of pearl with a good pin back.
WW2 South Saskatchewan Regiment Cap Badge Both lugs present although bent over. Easy enough to straighten should you so choose.
WW2 South Staffords Sweetheart Pin Mother of pearl backing with good pin back.
WW2 South Staffordshire Sweetheart Pin Good pin fastener. Attractive gilt and enamel tp badge.
WW2 Special Air Service Regiment Shoulder Title Embroidered on wool. Paper and glue to reverse.
WW2 Special Air Service Shoulder Title A nice embroidered shoulder title on wool. Showing only minor wear.
WW2 SS EMPRESS OF AUSTRALIA Sweetheart Pin Some loss to enamel. Still a very attractive badge. Pin back to reverse is present.
WW2 SS MERION Sweetheart Pin Good enamel and pin back.
WW2 St John Ambulance Brigade Collars Matching pair of chromed collars. Good lugs.
WW2 St John's Ambulance Nurse's Cape A fine wool cape to a Nurse McNeil of Victoria. Maker tag is wartime dated and manufactured by Tip Top. A nice Aux Service item.
WW2 Surveyor Trade Badge A near mint example except for a touch of glue and paper to the reverse.
WW2 Sussex Yeomanry Embroidered Shoulder Flash Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 The Algonquin Regiment Shoulder Title Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 The Algonquin Regiment Shoulder Title Nice clean patch.
WW2 The Atlantic Star A nice original Atlantic Star with ribbon.
WW2 The Balck Watch of Canada (RHR) Match Cover Nice and to a famous unit.
WW2 The Black Watch R.H.R of Canada Shoulder Title Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 The Black Watch RHR or Canada Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool with some glue and paper residue to the reverse.
WW2 The Kings Own Sweetheart Pin Gilt and enamel
WW2 The Kings Own Sweetheart Pin Gilt Finish to badge.
WW2 The Lorne Scots Shoudler Title Good lugs
WW2 The Rifles Sweetheart Pin Showing wear to the general finish. The pin back is present but loosely attached.
WW2 The Royal Regiment of Canada Cloth Shoulder Patch Embroidered on wool. Paper and glue residue to the reverse
WW2 The Royal Sussex Regiment Sweetheart Pin Good pin to reverse.
WW2 The Scots Fusiliers of Canada Shoulder Title Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 The Yorkshire Regiment Princess of Wales Own Sweetheart Pin Missing the suspender portion.
WW2 Toronto Scottish Shoulder Title White metal with both lugs present.
WW2 Tropical SGT/CSM Reversable Brassard A nice North Africa or Italian Campaign item.
WW2 Trouser Weights for Blousing Battle Dress Pants An item that every smart soldier had in his kit. Trouser weights which tucked under the pant legs of the battle dress pants and bloused the cuffs over top of the ankle boots. This set is made of shoe laces and lead weights. Good honest WW2 item.
WW2 TSS LETITIA Sweetheart Pin Some chipping to the enamel. Good pin back. Interesting service history if you look it up.
WW2 University of Alberta COTC Collar Badger Pair A fine pair in chocolate brown finish.
WW2 University of British Columbia COTC Collar Badge Pair A fine matching pair. Scarce
WW2 University of Manitoba COTC Collar Badge A very nice striking. It started life with tang fasteners which have been replaced with lugs. Some old silver solder residue remains.
WW2 University of Montreal COTC Collar Badge Pair. A fine matching pair of collars in blackened brass. These are the early first pattern badges.
WW2 University of Ottawa COTC Collar Badge A fine striking.
WW2 University of Sask COTC Collar Badge Pair A nice matching pair.
WW2 University of Toronto COTC Cap Badge Lovely striking in dark bronze as worn with the Service Dress.
WW2 University of Toronto COTC Cap Badge Nice stamping but one lug has been replaced.
WW2 US 2nd Airforce Embroidered Patch A nice WW2 patch which has been removed from a uniform.
WW2 US 7th Army Embroidered Patch A nice near mint patch to the US 7th Army.
WW2 US Army Air Corps Collar Badge A nice WW2 collar with both pins present.
WW2 US Army Navy Production Awards Pins - Pair Both sized in small and large for WW2 efficiency in production. Sterling silver pins.
WW2 US CBI (China Burma India) Patch A nice salty CBI patch which I would say is a theater produced example. Uniform removed with lots of character.
WW2 US Corporal Chevron Nice clean rank chevron.
WW2 US Dated Events War Map A large fold-out map produced by the US at war\'s end that chronicles the major events of the war. A very colourful map which will make a nice backdrop to a collection. Fold out to about 3\' by 18\'\'
WW2 US Ike Tunic - 8th Airforce A very nice tunic complete with various insignia.
WW2 US Jeep Cap - Near Mint! A near mint original Jeep Cap (or toque in Canadian parlance). I'd say a size Medium but tag is gone.
WW2 US M1 Helmet - Front Seem with Solid Bales A very nice US M1 in original finish with almost all of the cork texture remaining. Front seem with solid bales and sewn khaki chin straps. Note that the there is hardly any wear to the blackened buckle. The liner is an MSA in original finish with khaki webbing and nape strap. Missing the sweatband and chinstrap.
WW2 US Ruptured Duck Pin Nice little gold plated lapel pin as issued to all returned US Soldiers.
WW2 US Tan Shirt. Mint with tags! Mint with QM and cutting tags. Size 16 34.
WW2 US Wool Service Trousers Very nice condition but no tags or marks inside that I can find.
WW2 US Yukon Winter Fur Cap A nice early war US cap made of fur and canvas. I'm not sure is this is an officer's pattern with the real fur or just better quality being early war? A partial makers tag remains inside.
WW2 US/RAF Eagle Squadron Patch A rare patch to the Eagle Squadron. The ES was composed of US Volunteers who joined the RAF in 1940. The formed three squadrons and fought during the Battle of Britain.
WW2 USAAF Aero B3 Flight Jacket with Bullion CBI Theater Patch An original WW2 US Flying jacket which is strong and could be worn in you so choose. This B3 is well tagged and made by the famour Aero Leather Clothing Company. This example has been treated with leather conditioner at some point so, the leather is supple and strong. The sheepskin is complete and not dry rotted or mothed! The jacket has a couple of minor issues. The original zipper is broken and would need replaced if you wished to wear it (I personally would leave it alone on display). There is wear along both cuffs with rips (see the pics). Perhaps the nicest feature of this jacket is that it retains an original thater made Bullion CBI patch (China/Burma/India) on the right shoulder. The left shoulder has four Newey hook snaps sewn on so that a second patch or blood chit could be snapped on and off (it is missing). Size 38 Regular. Please email for more pics if you like. This is a heavy jacket so let me check on postage to your area before committing to pay.
WW2 USAAF AWS Observer Armband A nice WW2 armband in wool. A few moth nips along one edge.
WW2 USAAF Embroidered Glider Pilot Wing An unissued example in tan.
WW2 USAAF Pilot Sun Glasses A nice pair of aviator sun glasses in the USAAF marked case.
WW2 V for Victory Patriotic Button A blue plastic sew on type button showing V for Victory. Nice home front patriotic item. About the size of a 10 cent coin.
WW2 Veterans Guard of Canada Officer Collar Lovely striking in Officer Service Dress finish. Good lugs.
WW2 Victoria Rifles of Canada Match Cover Great badge likeless on the Regt Colours.
WW2 Water Sterilization Tin A nice accessory for your WW2 Kit Collection. Some wear to the finish but a hard to find little tin. This would of held two bottles of halzone water purification tablets. The tin is now empty.
WW2 Welsh Guards Shoulder Title Glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 West Foresters Sweetheart Pin Mother of pearl backing. Good pin back.
WW2 West Nova Scotia Regiment Shoulder Title Embroidered Yellow stitching on maroon wool. A few small spots of glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 West Nova Scotia Regt Shoulder Title A fine example with traces to glue to reverse.
WW2 Westminster Regiment Cloth Slip On An early war slip on to the Westminster Regiment. Shows some wear and both cloth tapes missing from the reverse. Still a scarce one!
WW2 Winnipeg Grenadiers Collar Badge Good lugs.
WW2 Winnipeg Grenadiers Shoulder Title A famous unit of Hong Kong fame. Uniform removed title which shows slight soiling to the lettering.
WW2 Winnipeg Grenadiers Slip On Clean condition.
WW2 Winnipeg Light Infantry Shoulder Title Scarce Patch. Scrap book removed with glue and paper to reverse.
WW2 Womens ATS Patch - Worn on Overalls A scarce embroidered patch to the Woman's Auxilliary Territorial Service which was worn on the overalls. Nice patch but a little grubby from wear. Measures 2 x 2 inches.
WW2 WRCNS Shoulder Title A nice patch in wool with some paper and glue residue to the reverse (scrap book removed).
WW2 WRENS Cap Badge to a Petty Officer A nice embroidered cap badge to a PO in the WRENS. Some paper and glue to the reverse.
WW2 WRNS Sweetheart Pin A sterling and enamel sweetheart pin to the RCN Womans Service. Pin is present but the clutch is missing.
WW2 Yarrows Dock Yard (Esquimault, BC) Workers ID Badge A scarce employee ID Badge for Yarrows of Esquimault. During the war they produced a number of products for ship building. Well worth googling if you are curious to learn more.
WW2? Lanark & Renfrew Scottish Cloth Shoulder Patch Bright and clean example which has never been sewn onto a uniform. Little bit of glue and paper residue to the reverse. Embroidered on wool. This type has think stitching and some say it is post war. I'm unsure but will price it as such.
WWI Canadian MG Corps Officers Cap A nice officer cap to the CMGC. Note that the Canada Militia buttons are Victorian Crown. Often earlier stocks of buttons were used up by military tailors at the onset of the war.
WWII Brass Button Stick No maker or issue marks.
WWII Galvonized Button Stick No maker or issue marks.
WWII Officers General List Cap Badge In Officer Service Dress finish. Original lugs present.
WWII RCAF Lucite Heart Engraved "Mary" to the reverse of the RCAF crest.