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VICTORIAN SLADE-WALLACE Buff waist belt and buckle BRITISH ARMY 1888 PATTERN SLADE-WALLACE BUFF WAIST BELT & BUCKLE.British Army three part 1888 Pattern SLADE-WALLACE Buff waist belt and buckle. Pre 1902 Queen Victoria Crown buckle with motto: "DIEU ET MON DROIT" (The belt lacks one sliding buff leather keeper) . All three D shape leather buckles are present. Various black ink stamps including 1 WK (Warwickshire Regiment )
11th Division Christmas card 1916 1. Christmas card of the 11th Division1916. 2. Condition is used. Old sellotape to front.
11th Division Christmas card 1917 1. Christmas card of the 11th Division1917. 2. Condition is unused. One of the more realistic pieces of artwork .
11th Division: Christmas 1916 1. Christmas card of the 11th Division1916. 2. Condition is unused. Cover only.
14th Light Division 1917 1. Christmas card of the 14th Division1917. 2. Condition is sound used.
14th Light Division: Christmas 1916 1. Christmas card of the 14th Division1916. 2. Condition is used. Some age marks .
17th Division Christmas 1918 1. Christmas card of the 17th Division1918. 2. Condition is sound used. A larger card with impressive interior image of British soldier advancing over a map of France.
1842 Model French Sword Bayonet with brass grip. 1842 Model French Sword Bayonet with brass grip and steel cross guard. Has a 22.5 inch blade marked 1842. Cross guard stamped with various numbers and letters. No scabbard. Sales to the UK only.
18th Division Christmas card 1917 1. Christmas card of the 18th Division1917. 2. Condition is sound used. Interesting interior image.
1902 PATTERN BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC: CADET A good WW1 British tunic to a member of the Dorset Cadet Force. Complete with all brass general service buttons, Two darts (pleats) under each collar, Dorset C brass shoulder titles, lance corporal stripes and cloth marksman proficiency badge. Manufacturers label Schools & Services supply, Westminster, London. In good condition. (four small moth holes) . Size: 32 inch chest.
1902 PATTERN BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC: DATED 1917 An excellent WW1, 1917 dated British tunic to a member of the 4th York & Lancasters. Complete with all brass general service buttons, Two darts (pleats) under each collar, T 4 Y & L brass shoulder titles and 3 blue overseas service stripes. Manufacturers label dated 1917, Strachan, Crerar & Jones. In very good condition. (four small moth holes) . Size: 17, 38 inch chest and height 5 feet 8inch.
1902 PATTERN BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC: DATED 1917 An excellent WW1, 1917 dated British tunic to a member of the 8th Manchester Regiment. Complete with all brass general service buttons, two darts (pleats) under each collar, T 8 Manchester brass shoulder titles and embroidered '8' battle patches. Manufacturers label dated 1917, Glanfield & Sons. In excellent condition. (four pin head size moth holes) looks almost unworn. The 8th Manchester were a territorial regiment attached to the 42nd East Lancashire division, the first territorial division to be sent overseas (September 1914 to Egypt, Gallipoli and finally France)
1902 PATTERN BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC: DATED 1918 An excellent WW1, 1918 dated British tunic to a member of the East Yorkshire Regiment. Complete with all brass general service buttons, two darts (pleats) under each collar, E York brass shoulder titles and brass labour/ pioneer collar badges. Partial paper label dated 1918 from a Bristol manufacturer. In very good overall condition. (other than a scattering of small small moth holes to lower rear) . Size: 36 inch chest.
1902 PATTERN BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC: STONEYHURST CADET A good WW1 pattern British tunic to a member of the Stoneyhurst Cadet Force. Complete with all brass Quant Je Puis, ( "All that I can"), buttons, One dart (pleat) under each collar. Cloth marksman proficiency badge. In excellent condition looks unissued . (One small moth hole) . Size: 34 inch chest
1902 PATTERN OTHER RANKS BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC Very nice tunic with shoulder titles of the North Lancashire Regiment. Complete with all brass general service buttons, two darts (pleats) under each collar, pioneer collar badges, overseas service stripes and N Lancashire brass shoulder titles. Remains of paper label to interior and WD stamp (9 over WD over L) In excellent condition for it's age just two small moth holes to lower rear. Chest size : 40 inches.
1902 PATTERN OTHER RANKS BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC Extra photos.
1902 PATTERN OTHER RANKS BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC A very good tunic with evidence of shoulder titles fitted. Complete with all brass general service buttons, belt hooks and two darts (pleats) under each collar. W D Ink stamp to interior of the number 130 over WD over M. In very good condition for it's age (just two small moth holes). Chest size : 37 inches.
1902 PATTERN OTHER RANKS BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC: MIDDLESEX REGIMENT A WW1 British tunic to a member of the Middlesex Regiment. Complete with all brass general service buttons, two darts (pleats) under each collar and Middlesex brass shoulder titles. Remains of original paper label and part WD stamp. Shows wear and scattered moth holes (nothing too large). Smaller size tunic: 36 inch chest. 19 inch underarm.
1902 PATTERN OTHER RANKS BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC: RGA 1902 PATTERN OTHER RANKS BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC: To a named soldier of the Royal Garrison Artillery. Complete with all brass general service buttons, two darts (pleats) under each collar, overseas service stripes and RGA brass shoulder titles. Remains of paper label to interior. The soldier is Frank Radcliffe and also included are his ID tags, medal pair and framed photograph.
1902 PATTERN OTHER RANKS BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC: RGA CORNWALL A very good WW1 British tunic to a member of the Royal Garrison Artillery. Complete with all brass general service buttons, two darts (pleats) under each collar, Territorial T RGA Cornwall brass shoulder titles and 3 blue overseas service stripes. Faint WD stamp. Two rank stripes to a bombardier (Corporal) and gun layers brass badge. In good condition free from moth (some underarm wear) 38 inch chest.
1902 PATTERN OTHER RANKS HIGHLAND PATTERN SERVICE DRESS TUNIC 1902 PATTERN OTHER RANKS BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC. A good example of a cut away 'highland pattern' tunic to a soldier of the Gordon Highlanders. Complete with all brass general service buttons, two darts (pleats) under each collar, 4 blue and one red overseas service stripes and Gordon brass shoulder titles. WD stamp (50 over WD over L) In excellent condition for it's age just two small period repairs to lower sleeves. Chest size : 36 inches.
1902 PATTERN OTHER RANKS HIGHLAND PATTERN SERVICE DRESS TUNIC Extra photographs.
1902 PATTERN SERVICE DRESS TUNIC TO RMLI Typical army service dress tunic with correct cotton reinforcing internal patches and two pleats under each collar. At some time dyed very dark blue. Believed to have been worn by a RMLI rating who was captured at Antwerp in 1914. One of the collar badges has been crudely made to match one lost. Otherwise in very good condition free from moth.
1903 pattern British Army Leather Belt. 1903 pattern British Army Leather Belt in good condition complete with brass buckle. Worn before, during and after WW1. No date but named to an F Harding.
1903 Pattern British Leather Revolver Ammunition Pouch 1903 Pattern British Leather Revolver Ammunition Pouch. An other ranks pistol ammunition pouch in good condition. No date or maker marked.
1903 Pattern British WW1 Revolver Ammunition Pouch 1903 Pattern Revolver Ammunition Pouch. An other ranks pistol ammunition pouch in good condition. No date or maker marked.
1903 PATTERN LEATHER AMMUNITION BANDOLIER FOR MOUNTED SOLDIERS Original WWI British Army 5 Pocket Leather Ammunition Bandolier Belt. Stamped HGRIP 15 (1915) . Worn by cavalry and mounted soldiers including ASC and Royal Artillery. In good condition for age. Just needs a little polish.
1903 Pattern Leather Revolver Holster 1903 Pattern British Army leather Revolver Holster. As worn by Other Ranks not issued with rifles such as Tank Corps crew, Machine Gun Corps and Royal Flying Corps. Looks like owners name stamped to rear G W Brown and number 134 above WD arrow. Front strap with makers name B Power & Sons and a date that looks like 1940. Leather sleeve for brass cleaning rod. In very good condition and all stitching intact.
1903 Pattern Revolver Ammunition Pouch 1903 Pattern Revolver Ammunition Pouch. A very good condition other ranks pistol ammunition pouch stamped W & S Ltd, 1917.
1903 Pattern Revolver Ammunition Pouch 1903 Pattern Revolver Ammunition Pouch A very good condition other ranks pistol ammunition pouch stamped Walsall 1915.
1903 Pattern Revolver Ammunition Pouch A very good condition other ranks pistol ammunition pouch stamped Walsall 1917.
1905 dated pre WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS KHAKI DRILL TUNIC. RAMC A good early pattern pre WW1 British Army Officers KD tunic. Complete with all brass general service buttons and Lieutenants brass shoulder pips. A medium weight Khaki Drill tunic with early closed collar (similar to other ranks) complete with 2 inch waist seam and 2 1/4 inch back seam. Chest measurement 38 inches. Tailors label: Holt & Sons, Piccadilly, dated 30/10/05 Officers name hard to read but clearer RAMC (Royal Army Medical Corps) detail.
1907 PATTERN BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC & BREECHES: OFFICER CADET A good WW1 pattern Officer cadet British Army tunic & breeches. Complete with all brass general service buttons and RAMC collar badges. Two darts (pleats) under each collar, lance corporal stripes and cloth 'Geneva' red cross arm badge. Manufacturers label C G Southcott, Leeds on both tunic and trousers (owner marked MPH). In good condition. (four moth holes to breeches). Size: 28 inch chest.
1907 PATTERN BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC & BREECHES: OFFICER CADET Extra photographs.
1908 MILLS WEBBING LARGE BACKPACK DATED 1919 1908 MILLS WEBBING LARGE BACKPACK DATED 1919. In good condition, no holes, some surface scuffing but has that new stiff feel to it. Complete with all brass fittings. Date could be 1918.
1908 Pattern British Army Leather Revolver Holster 1916 1908 Pattern British Army Leather Revolver Holster dated 1916 HGR. All stitching intact and leather in good condition (strap has small cut)
1908 Pattern British Army Leather Revolver Holster 1916 1908 Pattern British Army Leather Revolver Holster dated 1916 HGR. All stitching intact and leather in good condition Compete with brass cleaning rod. Good thick leather . Nice patina/ colour.
1908 PATTERN BRITISH WEBBING BELT: DATED 1918 ORIGINAL BRITISH ARMY WW1 1908 PATTERN WEBBING EQUIPMENT ISSUE BELT. 3 inch wide webbing belt with all correct brass fittings. Two rear securing straps and upward facing brass buckles. Dark green blanco. Faint internal date stamp to 1918. Waist size: 30 - 32 inches. Internal cut to belt interior
1908 Pattern Leather Revolver Holster 1908 Pattern British Army leather Revolver Holster. No date. Has been period altered to fit a leather belt. Has leather sleeve for brass cleaning rod.
1909 DATED BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS SAM BROWNE BELT A good leather officers Sam Browne belt. Stamped Hobson & Son, 1909, London. In good condition and attractive patina. To fit up to 34 inch waist.
1914 BRITISH ENTRENCHING SPADE & HANDLE Clearly dated 1914 Cannock manufacturers mark. Handle is undated (possibly later) British other ranks personal spade/entrenching tool.
1914 DATED BRITISH LEATHER BANDOLIER BELT 1903 pattern leather belt dated HGRIP 1914. Looks to have been converted by an officer to hold forty 9 mm pistol rounds. (35 are still present). Leather in good condition complete with brass buckle.
1914 dated British Officers Binoculars and case. 1914 dated British Officers Binoculars and case. Leather case with part applied green camouflage paint. Named to base Captain Bubb, London. Binoculars also marked London 1914.
1914 Princess Mary Gift Tin ,Bullet Pencil 1914 & Card pencil holder Original brass 1914 Princess Mary Gift Tin , Bullet Pencil 1914 & pencil holder. M crown and cipher to brass case.
1914 Princess Mary Gift Tin Bullet Pencil 1914 Princess Mary Gift Tin Bullet Pencil complete with original card holder. M crown and cipher to brass case.
1915 DATED BRITISH ARMY HLI OFFICERS COMMISSION 1915 DATED BRITISH ARMY HLI OFFICERS COMMISSION. Named to a 2nd Lieutenant Andrew Small of the 7th battalion, Highland Light Infantry. In good condition. Seems to have been commissioned from the ranks.
1915 Dated Pattern 1903 Water Bottle Carrier & Bottle A good example clearly marked H R Aulton & Co, Walsall 1915. All leather is thick and in good condition. Complete with an original WWI bottle.
1915 DATED TUNIC & CAP TO ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE OFFICER Hard to find Royal Naval Officers tunic and cap to a medical officer of the RNR. Tunic is clearly dated and named. Comes with a good RNR officers WW1 small peak cap (sweatband partly perished) with a clearly marked RNR officers badge. Tunic condition is good for age (surface moth tracks and a few pinhole sized holes) Complete with a full set of brass RNR buttons.
1915 DATED TUNIC & CAP TO ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE OFFICER More pictures.
1915 National Registration Card : George Cox Coachman 1915 National Registration Card : George Cox Coachman of Camberwell, London. December 1915 date stamp.
1916 DATED BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS SAM BROWNE BELT A good leather officers two part Sam Browne belt. Mark R V B (Owners initials) and dated 1916. In very good condition and attractive patina. To fit waist 30 inches to 36 inches.
1916 DATED BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS SAM BROWNE BELT & CROSS STRAP A good quality leather officers Sam Browne belt and cross belt. Makers mark M Harvey & Co, Walsall C & M 1916. (No marks to cross belt) In good condition and with attractive patina. To fit up to waist 36 inches.
1916 DATED BRITISH OFFICERS SAM BROWNE BELT WW1 British Officers 1916 dated tan Sam Browne belt fits up to 34 inch waist. In good condition free from damage or flaking. Stamped HGR 1916.
1916 dated WW1 British Army Officer's Binoculars 1916 dated WW1 British Army Officer's Binoculars . Black painted over brass binoculars in very good hardly used condition. Named W. Watson & Sons, London 1916. Prismatic, Mark 2 x 6.
1917 DATED BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS SAM BROWNE BELT A good leather officers Sam Browne belt. Makers mark W Stiby 17 (1917) In good sound condition and attractive patina. To fit up to waist 32 inches.
1917 DATED BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS SAM BROWNE BELT A good leather officers Sam Browne belt. Makers mark Harvey & Co Ltd, Walsall. C & M 1917. In good sound condition and attractive patina. Unusual WD arrow stamp 134. Fits up to 32 inch waist.
1917 Dated British Army Trench Spade 1917 Dated British Army Trench Spade. Essential piece of equipment for digging and maintaining trenches. Often seen in period photographs carried by soldiers on their back.
1917 DATED BRITISH ROYAL ARTILLERY STAFF OFFICERS TUNIC Heavy weight Officers Service Dress Tunic to Captain Vernon Holt of the Royal Garrison Artillery. Complete with all brass Royal Artillery buttons, staff red staff gorget collars and captains shoulder rank pips .1917 dated tailors label, Huntman and Sons, London. In very good overall condition.(A little moth by front buttons which is mostly covered when buttoned up) Size: Tunic 38 - 40 inch chest and 18 inch under arm length. Captain Holt was mentioned in dispatches.
1917 dated Red Cross armband embroidered cross. 1917 dated ACS . Red Cross armband embroidered cross. No buttons ever attached. Not sure how it was secured.
1918 BRITISH ENTRENCHING SPADE HEAD Clearly dated 1918. British other ranks personal spade/entrenching tool head. Surface is lightly pitted.
1918 dated Becks WW1 Officers Trench Periscope. An iconic 1918 dated Becks WW1 Officers Trench Periscope. In good condition and full working order. The periscope unscrews for ease of carrying.
1918 DATED BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS COMMISSION Named to a 2nd Lieutenant Charles Ireland. Original WW1 Army Infantry temporary Officers commission dated 30 January 1918. In good condition.
1918 DATED BRITISH OFFICERS TUNIC TO KINGS LIVERPOOL REGIMENT Kings Liverpool Regiment, Lieutenant Colonels Officers Service Dress Tunic. Complete with all brass regimental Kings buttons, Kings bronze collar badges, shoulder rank and WW1 medal ribbons (Indicates officer was mentioned in dispatches) .No tailor's label since it was supplied on active service from the ordnance depot and stamped A 1918 inside sleeve. In very good overall condition.(A little moth by front buttons which is mostly covered when buttoned up) Size: Tunic 36 inch chest and 19 inch underarm
1918 DATED OFFICERS LEATHER COMPASS CASE The leather case is stamped D Stocks 1918 Edinburgh. It has a few ink partly obscured markings. Complete with shoulder leather strap. Compass is undated
1918 Dated Pattern 1903 Water Bottle Carrier & Bottle A very good example clearly marked HGR 1918. All leather is thick and in good condition. Stamped H03 to the base. Complete with an original WWI bottle.
1918 PATTERN OTHER RANKS BRITISH SERVICE DRESS TUNIC: A good WW1 British tunic to a member of the Gloucestershire Regiment. Complete with all brass general service buttons and brass Gloster shoulder titles. Red unit divisional patch to each arm. Almost identical to the 1902 pattern tunic apart from a single dart (pleat) under each collar. The interior lining and lack of lining to pocket flaps is identical to the 1902 pattern not the later 1922 pattern. Some wear and scattered small moth (nothing large). 34 inch chest.
1918 Pattern Revolver Ammunition Pouch WW1 British Army 1918 Pattern other ranks revolver Ammunition Pouch. In very good condition.
1920 DATED ENGLISH LORD LIEUTENANT PEAK CAP A good quality peak cap to a County Lord Lieutenant. Tailors label, Hawkes & Co, Saville Row, London. Named to Lord Lieutenant Hampden and dated 4/11/1920. Tudor Rose Kings crown cap badge, two rows of gold bullion to peak, Tudor Rose chin strap buttons and narrow leather chin strap. In good overall condition (moth tracking to red band at rear) Size 6 7/8.
1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP A good British WW2 peaked service dress cap . Complete with brass Royal Engineers cap badge, leather chin strap and leather sweatband. In very good moth free condition. No date or manufacturers stamp. Size 6 3/4.
1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP A good British WW2 peaked service dress cap . Complete with brass Royal Fusiliers cap badge, leather chin strap and black oilcloth sweatband. In very good moth free condition. No date or manufacturers stamp. Size 6 1/2. Little wear.
1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP A good British WW2 peaked service dress cap . Complete with blackened Kings Royal Rifle Corps cap badge, black leather chin strap' rifles buttons and leather sweatband. In very good condition (some surface moth to the top). No date or manufacturers stamp. Size 7. Little wear
1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP A good British WW2 peaked service dress cap . Complete with Lancashire Fusiliers cap badge, leather chin strap, leather sweatband and black cotton lining. (small moth hole to top, under peak and under left side ventilation gromits) . No date or manufacturers stamp. Size 6 1/2.
1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS TUNIC A good British post WW1 pattern khaki service dress jacket tunic . Complete with all brass general service buttons, . Manufacturers label missing. In very good condition. Moth free. Size: 39-40 inch chest.
1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS TUNIC A good British post WW1 pattern khaki service dress tunic . Complete with all brass general service buttons, Queens Regiment brass shoulder titles . Manufacturers label missing. In good condition. Moth free. Size: Tunic 38 inch chest.
1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS TUNIC A good British post WW1 pattern khaki service dress jacket tunic. Single pleat/dart under each collar. Complete with all black 'Rifle Brigade' buttons, RB shoulder titles and green corporal's stripes. No manufacturers label. WD stamp. In very good condition. (2 tiny moth holes). Size: 38 inch chest, underarm length 20 inches.
1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS TUNIC A British post WW1 utility pattern khaki service dress jacket tunic . Complete with all brass general service buttons and RAOC brass shoulder titles. Manufacturers label indicates size 11, 5feet 10 inches, chest 39 inches. Dated 1943. In good moth free condition.
1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS TUNIC RASC A British post WW1 khaki service dress jacket tunic. Badged to the Royal Army Service Corps with South Midland Division cloth arm patches. Looks to be tailor made. Complete with brass RASC buttons, RASC brass shoulder titles and RASC collar badges. Chest size 39 inches. In excellent moth free condition.
1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS TUNIC UNISSUED A British post WW1 utility pattern khaki service dress jacket tunic. Unissued and unworn. Complete with green plastic general service buttons . Manufacturers label indicates size 11, 5feet 10 inches, chest 39 inches. Dated 1943, WD code N (1943). In excellent moth free condition. Superior to and cheaper than any reproduction tunic.
1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS TUNIC UNISSUED A British post WW1 Warrant Officer khaki service dress jacket tunic. Unissued and unworn. Complete with brass York & Lancaster regiment buttons and warrant officer crowns. In excellent condition (one small moth hole to back) unissued and unworn. Remains of paper label. Other Ranks material and cut to officers pattern. Chest size 40 inches, underarm 20 inches.
1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS TUNIC:1938 A good British interwar tunic to a member of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Complete with all brass general service buttons, RAOC brass shoulder titles and hammer & pincers badge. Manufacturers label dated 1938, Silberston & Sons. In very good condition. Moth free. Size: Tunic 36 inch chest and height 5 feet 8inch.
1938 BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP: 1922 PATTERN British Army 1922 pattern service dress khaki wool cap. Medium peak , brown leather chin strap and brass royal artillery service buttons and cap badge. Black oilcloth interior with WD stamp and dated 1938. In mint unworn condition free from moth. Size 6 3/8.
1938 dated British Army Khaki Service Dress Trousers 1938 dated British Army Khaki Service Dress Trousers. Getting harder to find is this WW1 pattern pair of service dress trousers. Measures 33 inch waist and 31.5 inch inside leg. Complete with all brass buttons. In very good unworn condition complete with paper label.
1939 dated British Army Khaki Service Dress Trousers. 1939 dated British Army Khaki Service Dress Trousers. Getting harder to find is this WW1 pattern pair of service dress trousers. Measures 33 inch waist and 31.5 inch inside leg. Complete with all brass buttons. In good condition for its age (I count five small moth holes) possibly unworn.
1939 dated Other Ranks WW2 RAF / WAAF tunic & Blouse. Original Other Ranks WW2 RAF / WAAF tunic, named & dated 1939. Leading Aircraft woman Barbara Walker enlisted in 1941 and served until December 1945 as a Corporal Radar Operator. Tunic Label: Wallis & Linnell, Jackets Serge WAAF, November 1939. Height 5ft 8 inches, Bust 38-39. Complete with all brass RAF buttons, original belt and all insignia present. There are a number of small wear holes. Blouse original WAAF blue blouse with separate collar in good damage free condition.
1939 dated Other Ranks WW2 RAF / WAAF tunic & Blouse. Extra photographs.....
1940 Dated British Army Khaki Side Cap Manufactured by J Collett Ltd. Very good unworn and moth free condition. Brass general service buttons and Bedfordshire Regiment cap badge. Stamped size 7 1/8.
1940 DATED No 36 MILLS GRENADE BY EE Co An excellent example of a grenade mills bomb retaining its original shellac and markings. Body and lever marked with the letter Q. Filler cap marked EE Co Z. Base plate marked No 36 M Mk 1 Z , EE Co. 40. (Central pin & spring removed)
1940 DATED RAF AIRCRAFTSMAN JACKET / TUNIC Early WW2, 'Battle of Britain' 1940 dated RAF Airman's Jacket. Excellent condition. Appears to be moth free, unissued and unworn. Size number 6, height 5 ft 6 inch, chest 39 inch. 1940 dated RAF tunic manufactured by Town Tailors Ltd. Complete with all brass RAF buttons.
1940 DATED RAF AIRMANS SIDE CAP Early WW2, 'Battle of Britain' 1940 dated RAF Airman's side cap. Very good moth free condition. Brass RAF cap badge and brass RAF buttons. Size 6 7/8.
1940 Pattern: 1945 Dated British Army Battledress Blouse British Army service dress Battledress Blouse. 1940 pattern. Label states height 5ft 6 inch, chest 35 inch. .The Services Tailoring Ltd. WD stamp Z for 1945. In very good condition. (Couple of tiny moth holes hidden in underarm) Wool other ranks material. Original badges to a corporal in the RASC. Patches GHQ Middle East.
1940 Pattern: Polish Army Battledress Blouse. 1945 dated. Polish Army khaki Battledress Blouse. 1940 pattern. Label states height 5ft 8 inch, chest 36 inch. G R Black & Co, Belfast. Green plastic Polish Eagle buttons. Original Polish 2nd Corps badge, engineers collar patches and British 8th Army attached badge. Monte Casino medal ribbon. Scattered small moth holes commensurate with age and battle wear.
1941 Dated British Army Khaki Side Cap Manufactured by A & J Gelfer, Glasgow. Very good unworn and moth free condition. Brass general service buttons and Royal Engineer badge. Stamped size 7 1/4.
1941 dated British Slouch Hat. A British Slouch hat of the type worn in the Far East Theatre. Size 6 1/2. Dated 1941 Habbon of Atherstone. In very good condition other than piece missing from leather sweatband and no chinstrap. Retains it's original pagri and formation sign.
1941 dated British Slouch Hat. A British Slouch hat of the type worn in the Far East Theatre. Size 7. WD P stamp which is the letter code for 1941. In very good condition other than small cut to front edge. Leather sweatband and chin strap in good condition. Soldiers name Reynolds under strap. Original pagri.
1941 dated RAF War Service Dress Trousers A pair of Blue-Grey RAF Aircraftsman Trousers . Measures 32” waist and inside leg 29.5 inches. The trousers are in very good mint/unworn condition (One small area of moth) Stamped AID to interior. Complete with all original brass buttons.
1942 dated Tunic Jacket to Officer in the Indian Army. Lightweight Service dress tunic to a British officer in the Indian Army. Dated 1942 with tailors label. Full set of leather buttons. Size 38 inch chest. Other than storage marks seems to be in good condition.
1944 Dated RAF Officers WW2 Side Cap. Size 7 RAF WW2 Officers side cap with brass RAF buttons and two part brass officers cap badge. In good condition (couple of tiny nibbles). War Department M (1944) WD stamp. Cloth label J Collett, Ltd, London, size 7.
1944 Dated Royal Navy Dungaree blue trousers. 1944 Dated Royal Navy Dungaree blue trousers. Height 5feet 8 inches, waist 33inches. John Gordon & Co 1944. Dark blue cotton, storage marks but looks unworn.
1945 DATED BRITISH ARMY GREEN JUNGLE BUSH HAT 1945 date stamp. In very good possibly unworn condition. Size 6 3/4.
1945 DATED BRITISH ARMY TURTLE HELMET MKIV British Army 'Turtle' helmet. In good condition, with original liner, dated and maker marked 1945. Size 7.
1945 Dated RAF Aircraftman Jacket. Corporal stripes. Size number 8, height 5 ft 8 inch, chest 38 inch. 1945 dated RAF tunic manufactured by H Edgard & Sons. Complete with all brass buttons and moth free.
1945 Dated Webbing Anklets. Very good condition 1945 dated pair of webbing anklets.
1945 South African made Slouch Hat. ASC flash A very good example of a South African made bush hat as worn by South African and other British and Commonwealth troops. In a thick felt material, minimal moth and clearly dated 1945. Flash and pagri in the colours of the Army Service Corps.
1949 Pattern British Army Khaki Captain's Battledress Blouse & Trousers Extra photos.
19th century percussion pocket pistol. 19th century percussion pocket pistol. Maker marks to barrel 12 and crown U !. Working parts a little loose. Post to UK only.
1st Division Christmas card 1917 1. Used Christmas card sent from a member of the British Army 1st Division BEF France 1917. 2. Used. Condition is good, clean and sharp.
20th Light Division January 1917 1. Christmas card of the 20th Light Division. 2. Condition is sound used. Attractive front cover artwork. Front cover only.
21st Division Christmas 1917 card. 1. Christmas card of the 21st Division1917. 2. Condition is good. A larger card with impressive front drawing of a British soldier
23rd Division: Christmas card 1917 1. Christmas card of the 23rd Division1917. 2. Condition is sound used with 1918 calendar to the interior . A graphic image of a British soldier using his bayonet on a German soldier.
2nd Division Christmas card December 1916 1. Used Christmas card sent from a member of the British Army 2nd Division BEF France 1916. 2. Condition is good with minor wear and pale surface stain.
2nd Division Christmas card: 1917 1. Used Christmas card sent from a member of the British Army 2nd Division BEF France 1917. 2. Condition is good with minor wear and odd crease
4th Division Christmas card 1914 1. Unused Christmas card produced for the 4th Division in Flanders. 2. Condition is good.
55th WEST LANCASHIRE DIVISION PAIR OF ARM PATCHES. An attractive pair of British Army patches of the 55th West Lancashire Division. Considered one of the best divisions on the Western Front. This matching pair features five leaves below each Red Rose symbol. Looks unissued.
5th Division Christmas card 1917 1. Used Christmas card sent from a member of the British Army 5th Division BEF France 1917. 2. Used. Condition is good, clean and sharp.
5th Squadron RAF Air Mechanic 1st Class killed in air raid Le Hameau Unique name: Air Mechanic 1st Class Leonard Arthur Elmes of Marylebone, London. Joined Cyclist Corps, motor cyclist transferred to RAF. Killed in an enemy air raid. Comes with research.. Service number 402648 Died age 24 on August 1st 1918 in France.
7th BATTALION LONDON REGIMENT 1914 - 1918 WW1 SILK POSTCARD ; Embroidered silk image of the 'Grenade' badge of the 7th London a territorial infantry unit. Condition is very good. Message added to front Harfleur 25/3/17 Manufacturer MJoB Paris.
7th Division BEF France 1916. 1. Used Christmas card sent from a member of the British Army 7th Division BEF France 1916. 2. Condition is used with some age marks.
7th Division Christmas card 1915 1. Used Christmas card sent from a member of the British Army 7th Division BEF France 1915. 2. Condition is used with some age marks.
7th Division Christmas card 1917 1. Used Christmas card sent from a member of the British Army 7th Division BEF France 1917. 2. Condition is used with some age marks.
7th Division Christmas card 1918 1. Christmas card of the British Army 7th Division BEF ITALY 1918. 2. Condition is unused with some age marks.
9th London Regiment: William Hall William Hall attested on 7th November 1914. Service number 3362. Pay book opens May 1915. Served in France from May 1915. Condition of book is satisfactory (intact but one loose page) Includes Field Service Post Card dated 12 November 1918 to Williams wife living in Barnsbury, London.
9th Scottish Division: Christmas 1916 1. Christmas card of the 9th Scottish Division France1916. 2. Condition is used with some age marks.
9th Scottish Division: Christmas 1917 1. Christmas card of the 9th Scottish Division France1917. 2. Condition is used with some crease marks.
A VOLUNTEER: CHILD WEARING A BRITISH SOLDIERS CAP 1914 - 1918 WW1 SILK POSTCARD ; Embroidered silk image of a young child dressed in a smock and wearing a British Tommy's khaki cap.Condition is very good. Short message to rear. Manufacturer JS Paris.
ACCRINGTON PALS PEN & SWORD REFERENCE BOOK. A very detailed, lavishly illustrated reference book on the 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment (Accrington Pals) who suffered horrendous casualties on the first day of the Somme. Author William Turner. 256 pages .
Aiguillettes Hussars British Army ornamental uniform cord Aiguillettes believed to be 10th Hussars. An attractive yellow and red ornamental braided cord worn on full dress uniform. In very good condition. No date.
An excellent WWI Leather Holster in mint condition A very attractive open topped holster from the 1903 Pattern set. Polish and patina indicate very little if any use. Worn by both officers and other ranks such as machine gunners and tank corps. No date.
AN ORIGINAL LEATHER 1914 PATTERN BRITISH BELT AN ORIGINAL LEATHER 1914 PATTERN BRITISH BELT Rare original British 1914 Pattern leather 'snake clasp' belt. In very good condition with little wear. Complete with the full rear straps and buckles. No date but WD arrow 12 ink stamped.
AN ORIGINAL LEATHER 1914 PATTERN 1915 DATED BRITISH BELT Rare original British 1914 Pattern leather 'snake clasp' belt. In excellent condition with very little wear. Complete with the full rear straps and buckles Dated 1915 .All parts original and complete and leather still supple. Waist size 30 inch at present (could extend up to 38 inches)
AN ORIGINAL LEATHER 1914 PATTERN 1915 DATED BRITISH BELT Rare original American made, British 1914 Pattern leather 'snake clasp' belt. In excellent condition with very little wear. Complete with the full rear straps and buckles Stamped Cook 1915 .All parts original and complete and leather still supple. Waist size 34 inch at present (could extend up to 38 inches)
AN ORIGINAL PAIR OF WW1 SUFFOLK REGIMENT CLOTH SHOULDER TITLES AN ORIGINAL PAIR OF WW1 SUFFOLK REGIMENT CLOTH SHOULDER TITLES. WW1 vintage matching pair of cloth slip on shoulder titles to the Suffolk Regiment. Unused.
Army Cyclist Corps: James Waghorn James Waghorn of the North Midland Divisional Cyclist Company No: 203 . Book opens September 1915. Arrived France 28 Feb 1915 Book intact (1 loose page)
ARMY SERVICE CORPS 1916 SILK POSTCARD 1914 - 1918 WW1 SILK POSTCARD ; Embroidered silk image of the badge of the ASC the workhorse of the British Army.Condition is good. Three words to rear. Manufacturer EC Boulogne.
Army Service Corps: Herbert Perkins Herbert Perkins enlisted December 1915. Service number 398381. Unit ASC (MT) Also served in the Gloucestershire & East Surrey Regiments. Pay Book condition is good. Also includes Discharge Certificate, Pass card (2) and a small bundle of requisition/issue vouchers for stores.
ARMY VETERINARY CORPS SILK POSTCARD 1914 - 1918 WW1 SILK POSTCARD ; Embroidered silk image of the badge of the AVC responsible for care of horses upon which the BEF relied.Condition is very good. Unused. Manufactured by HS Modele Depose.
Black WW1 Scottish Tam O Shanter. Scottish Highland service dress Tam O Shanter with quilted lining. Not the usual khaki colour but the same pattern and dimensions. Possibly Lovat Scouts. In good condition for its age, no moth just two small holes where a cap badge was fitted (outline of badge can still be seen). Size 6 5/8..
BOER WAR 1900 Dated Pressed Glass Plate Pretoria entered. BOER WAR 1900 Dated Pressed Glass Plate. Stamped Roberts (Field Marshall) entered Pretoria June 5th 1900. Very good condition, no chips or cracks.
BOER WAR BRASS GENTLEMAN IN KHARKI STATUE ON STAND A good weighty cast brass statue of a British soldier of the Boer War. Height 7 1/2 inches. The character was made famous by Rudyard Kipling and used to generate funds for veterans of the war. The character appears in a wide range of formats from brass to pottery to printed handkerchiefs.
BOER WAR GENTLEMAN IN KHARKI BRASS TRIVET STAND A good brass trivet to place by the fire or on the table upon which a hot kettle, pan or iron could be stood. The British soldier portrayed of the Boer War was made famous by Rudyard Kipling and used to generate funds for veterans of the war. The character appears in a wide range of formats from brass to pottery to printed handkerchiefs.
Boer War or WW1 British Army leather belt A British army leather belt with lion over crown brass 'Dieu et Mon Droit' buckle. Well used but free from damage. Size medium up to 34 inch waist.
BOER WAR or WW1 OFFICERS KD TUNIC Early pattern pre WW1 British Army Officers KD tunic. Complete with all brass general service buttons and Lieutenants brass shoulder pips. A medium to heavy weight Khaki Drill tunic with early closed collar (similar to other ranks) complete with lower bellows pockets. 2 1/4 inch waist seam and 2 1/4 inch back seam. Chest measurement 40+ inches. No date or label. Owners initials written on collar.
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Boer War veterans Gold pocket watch,discharge papers and Diary. Boer War veterans Gold pocket watch,discharge papers and Diary. An interesting collection of items belonging to Frank Harmer of the Buffs Regiment. (East Kent) Consists of: 1. Gold Waltham Fob watch initialled to rear FPH (Frank Phineas Harmer) probably gold plated. 2. Birth Certificate 1868, Marriage certificate 1893 and Death Certificate 1956. 3. Frank Harmers War Diary recording his experiences from leaving England December 22nd 1899 to November 5th 1900. (14 pages) 4. Private Harmer's Discharge Certificate dated 21st Sept 1902 and character reference. 2nd Battalion Buffs Reg. number 3205. 5. Two Army forms B 73 for receipt of South Africa war medal and clasp dated Nov 1902 & Feb 1903.
British 1907 Bayonet and Scabbard By Chapman One of the rarer manufacturers of bayonets. The blade is stamped with a crown over 1907 and the name Chapman. Condition is good overall and the scabbard still has original paint.
British 1907 Bayonet and Scabbard By Chapman Chapman British 1907 Bayonet, Scabbard & later webbing frog. Chapman is one of the rarer manufacturers of bayonets. The blade is stamped with a crown over 1907 and the name Chapman. Condition is good overall. Shows wear on wood handle and leather scabbard.
BRITISH 1908 PATTERN WEBBING: WATER BOTTLE CRADLE RAF or Royal Navy 1908 Pattern water bottle webbing cradle and blue water bottle . Condition is sound, some areas show fraying. All studs and buckles intact.
BRITISH 1908 PATTERN WEBBING: WATER BOTTLE CRADLE 1914 1908 Pattern water bottle webbing cradle. Stamped W & S Ltd 1914. Pale green blanco with some wear. All studs and buckles intact.
BRITISH 1908 PATTERN WEBBING: WATER BOTTLE CRADLE 1915 1908 Pattern water bottle webbing cradle. Stamped ME Co 1915. Condition is good, green blanco and a little wear to one edge.
BRITISH 1908 PATTERN WEBBING: WATER BOTTLE CRADLE 1915 1908 Pattern water bottle webbing cradle. Stamped ME Co 1915. Condition is good, pale brown blanco with very light wear. All studs and buckles intact.
BRITISH 1908 PATTERN WEBBING: WATER BOTTLE CRADLE 1916 1908 Pattern water bottle webbing cradle. Stamped ME Co 1916. Condition is very good, pale green blanco with little or no wear. All studs and buckles intact.
BRITISH 1908 PATTERN WEBBING: WATER BOTTLE CRADLE 1917 1908 Pattern water bottle webbing cradle. Stamped ME Co 1917. Condition is good, pale green blanco with very light wear. All studs and buckles intact.
BRITISH 1908 PATTERN WEBBING: WATER BOTTLE CRADLE 1918 1908 Pattern water bottle webbing cradle. Stamped ME Co 1918. Condition is good, pale green blanco with very light wear. All studs and buckles intact.
BRITISH 1908 PATTERN WEBBING: WATER BOTTLE CRADLE 1918 1908 Pattern water bottle webbing cradle. Stamped ME Co 1918. Condition is good, dark green blanco with light wear. A number of internal ink markings. All studs and buckles intact....
British 1918 dated ROYAL NAVY Leather deck boots. Matching pair of leather deck boots. Few studs missing to sole but leather has survived well and could still be worn. WD arrow holes punched in each boot near to top edge. Manufacturers mark GILES size 10 and date 1918 can still be clearly seen.
BRITISH 1918 WW1 TUNIC TO STAFF MAJOR: LIVERPOOL MC WINNER A nice shoulder rank tunic to a Major G E F Torrey formerly of the Liverpool Pals. Tailors label dated July 1918. Military Cross winner 1917. Complete with all brass staff officer buttons and staff collar tabs. In very good condition. (Couple of tiny holes to chest pockets: possibly caused by sharp pencil and upper right back). Made from a medium weight wool. Chest size 38 inches. Major Gerald Franklin Torrey, M.C., was born in 1883, married in 1915, and died in 1949. Gerald was assistant manager of the White Star Line and the family had strong Liverpool connections. He joined the 17th Service battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment (1st Liverpool Pals) in 1914
BRITISH 1942 DATED DORSET REGIMENT SIDE CAP British Army Side Cap to the Dorset Regiment dated 1942. . Manufactured by Collett. Very good condition with little wear and no moth. Date stamp 1942 , brass general service buttons and Dorset Regiment cap badge. Size 71/4.
British 2nd Division WW2 Slouch Hat. A British Slouch hat of the type worn in the Far East Theatre. Size 6 7/8. by Vero No date stamp. In sound condition apart from an area of moth damage to the rear brim. Retains a simple pagri, chinstrap and cloth cross keys badge to the 2nd Division.
BRITISH ARMY 1888 PATTERN SLADE-WALLACE BUFF WAIST BELT & BUCKLE British Army three part 1888 Pattern SLADE-WALLACE Buff waist belt and buckle. Boer War era. Pre 1902 Queen Victoria Crown buckle with motto: "DIEU ET MON DROIT" The belt lacks sliding buff leather keepers and some brass. Various black ink stamps including SLR (South Lancashire Regiment )
BRITISH ARMY 1918 DATED DENIM TRENCH CAP British Army khaki denim WW1 trench cap. Stitched peak, oilcloth lining and thin leather chin strap. Worcestershire Regiment cap badge. In very good condition, no moth holes (some surface moth) and looks to be unworn. (A couple of small paint stains to top). Clearly marked with manufacturers stamp Myers 1918 to oil cloth lining. Size 6 7/8.
BRITISH ARMY 1918 DATED DENIM TRENCH CAP British Army khaki denim WW1 trench cap. Stitched peak, oilcloth lining and correct thin leather chin strap. Manchester Regiment cap badge. In good condition, no moth but the usual rubbing/wear above the hat band. Faint manufacturers stamp Myers 1918 to oil cloth lining. Size 6 5/8.
BRITISH ARMY 1918 DATED DENIM TRENCH CAP British Army khaki denim WW1 trench cap. Stitched peak, thin leather chin strap and leather general service buttons. In excellent condition, no moth holes and exterior looks unissued. Manufacturers stamp and 1918 date. WD stamp 12 over WD over P. Size 7 1/8.
BRITISH ARMY 1918 DATED DENIM TRENCH CAP British Army khaki denim WW1 trench cap. Stitched peak, thin leather chin strap and brass general service buttons. In excellent condition, no moth or damage and minimal wear. Manufacturers stamp (S Schneiders & Son) ,faint 1918 date. WD stamp 228 over WD over P. Size 6 3/8.
BRITISH ARMY 1918 DATED OTHER RANKS WATERPROOF CAPE BRITISH ARMY 1918 DATED OTHER RANKS WATERPROOF CAPE. An iconic item worn by soldiers of the British army and envied by others. Clearly stamped I F & Sons Ltd 1918 and further WD stamp. Material is still in good condition free from holes. The rubberised exterior has worn away in places.
BRITISH ARMY 1918 DATED TRENCH CAP British Army wool WW1 trench cap. Stitched peak, oilcloth lining and thin leather chin strap. Queens Regiment cap badge. In very good condition. (Little surface moth, no holes). Clearly dated 1918 to oil cloth lining. Size 7.
BRITISH ARMY 1918 DATED WEBBING BELT ORIGINAL BRITISH ARMY WW1 1908 PATTERN WEBBING EQUIPMENT ISSUE BELT. 3 inch wide webbing belt with all correct brass fittings. Two rear securing straps and upward facing brass buckles. Pale green blanco to exterior. Clear internal date stamp to 1918. Waist size: 30 - 32 inches. Very good condition. Large size up to 40 inch waist.
BRITISH ARMY 1919 DATED WEBBING BELT ORIGINAL BRITISH ARMY WW1 1908 PATTERN WEBBING EQUIPMENT ISSUE BELT. 3 inch wide webbing belt with all correct brass fittings. Two rear securing straps and upward facing brass buckles. Good condition, light green blanco. Internal date stamp ME Co 1919. Waist size: 30 - 36 inches.
British Army Boer War Other Ranks Issue Tunic Extra images.
British Army Boer War Other Ranks Issue Tunic. A rare example of a British Army tunic from the Boer War. Sand coloured Khaki Drill cotton tunic. Mandarin stand up collar and breast pockets with pointed flaps. The arm length is the same as the tunic body length (a good indicator of a Victorian tunic). Complete with correct small brass General service buttons (later Kings crown buttons). In very good condition for age (lower pockets added later probably during WW1) See extra images below.
British Army Canvas bucket. Unknown date British Army Canvas bucket. Unknown date could be WW1 or WW2. Faint unit stencil to the exterior. Looks like RSMB.
BRITISH ARMY CAPTAINS BATTLEDRESS PIPS An attractive pair of shoulder strap epaulettes with three embroidered officers pips to each denoting the rank of captain. Each has a matching pair and an extra added pip which indicates wartime promotion.
British Army fawn Gaiters / Spats An attractive pair of gaiters size 10 made of a wool felt material. In excellent unworn condition (tiny amount of surface moth) Leather under straps and four horn buttons. Not sure of unit possibly a Women's Army Corps.
British Army green Tam or beret hackle British Army green Tam or beret hackle.
BRITISH ARMY JACK KNIVES Four British Army Jack knives. Sheffield made with various manufacturers including Rowbotham 1940 and Barnason. Post to UK only.
British Army Khaki Serge Wool Service Dress shorts. WW1 Pattern. British Army Khaki Serge Wool Service Dress shorts. WW1 Pattern. War Department stamp C over WD over 473. Unknown date but of the style/pattern worn by soldiers in WW1. These were manufactured as shorts and are not cut down trousers.In moth free, unworn/ unissued condition. Waist is 28 inches.
BRITISH ARMY LONDON SCOTTISH TAM O SHANTER Scottish Highland style khaki service dress Tam O Shanter / General Service Beret. WD Stamp M over WD over 98 which is the stamp for 1944. In good condition, just one small moth hole. Complete with LS badge and Hodden Grey backing. Size 6 3/4.
BRITISH ARMY MESS TIN FOUR PART SET PRE WW1 British private purchase four part mess tin set. All parts intact in (small hole to largest tin) No date or other stamp. Possibly Boer War.
British Army Officers braces pre 1945 A good set of army officers braces in leather and elasticated material. Evidence of wear in places.
British Army Officers leather sword frog.WW1 era. British Army Officers leather sword frog. In very good condition with little evidence of use. Scratched name to rear Chandler no date..
British Army Officers Leather Webley Revolver holster & Ammunition Pouch. British Army Officers Leather Webley Pistol holster & Ammunition Pouch. Both in very good condition. I can find no date or makers marks.
BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS LEATHER WHISTLE STRAP Post WW2 leather strap to secure officers whistle to tunic. In mint unissued condition. A few have dates to the rear.
British Army Officers Moleskin Service Dress Cap An attractive WW1 pattern Officers' Service dress cap. In a light mole skin texture with plain leather cap buttons and leather chin strap. The cap is in excellent unworn condition and has never had a cap badge attached. Size 6 3/4. Either late WW1 or early post war cap. Unusual to find in this condition.
British Army Officers Padre's Khaki Service Dress Tunic. British Army Officers Padre's Khaki Service Dress Tunic. A good quality 'Burberry' made medium weight (Post War or WW2) tunic. In very good condition with black Army Chaplains' Department buttons, collar badges and black shoulder major's crown rank. Worn by Major Pascal Deeley who served in both World Wars. Measures 37 inch chest.
British Army Officers Side Cap. Army Pay Corps British Army Officers Side Cap badged to the Army Pay Corps. Bronze cap badge and bronze buttons with the motto 'Fide et Fiducia'. Unamed. Good condition with little wear and no moth. WD stamp, general service buttons. Small size.
BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS WW1 BINOCULARS FIELD GLASSES A pair of officers binoculars in very good condition. The glasses are stamped Service Binoculars , Pattern V. The leather case is date impressed J & B Green Ltd 1918. Marked to rear with officers initials JRM.
British Army Officers WW1 Moleskin Service Dress Cap British Army Officers Moleskin Service Dress Cap. In soft mole skin fabric with general service officers buttons, thin black leather chin strap and Army Chaplains Department cap badge. Tailors label :Civil Service Cooperative, Haymarket, London. Worn by Major Pascal Deeley who served in Mesopotamia. The cap is in fair condition, wear to silk lining and a few small moth holes to the top. Size 6 5/8.
British Army Other Ranks Pre WW2 Pith Sun Helmet WW2 Pith Sun Helmet. An O/R Pith 'Wolseley' sun helmet. In very good almost mint condition, hardly worn. Has red triangular unit patch . Manufacturers label J Compton sons & Webb , London. 1938.
British Army red Tam or beret hackle. As worn by Black Watch and fusilier regiments. Unworn red hackle.
BRITISH ARMY ROYAL ARTILLERY OFFICERS DRESS CAP An excellent, mint condition Royal Artillery officers dress cap looks unworn. No moth. Leather chin strap and kings crown badge & buttons. Officers initials (E J H L) to the leather sweat band. Tailors label 'Thomas Stone, Jermyn Street, London. Size 7.
BRITISH ARMY UNIFORMS IN COLOUR: PETER HARRINGTON A well illustrated reference book for the collector of British Army Dress uniforms from 1908-1919. Full colour images on most pages. Author Peter Harrington. 146 pages. Published 2001.
BRITISH ARMY WW1 KHAKI DRILL TRENCH CAP Unusual trench cap manufactured in cotton Khaki Drill. No date or manufacturers mark (other than 66) Has little wear. Cap badge to the Bedfordshire Regiment. Stitched peak, unfaded cotton. No evidence of buttons or chin strap ever attached. I assume it was produced for soldiers serving in Egypt , Salonica and Palestine later in the war.
BRITISH ARMY WW1 PATTERN SCOTTISH TAM O SHANTER Scottish Highland khaki service dress Tam O Shanter. . Quilted lining and adjustable bow to the rear. Surface moth but no holes. Blue tourie and badge to the London Scottish. Size 6 5/8/. No manufacturers or WD markings..
BRITISH ARMY WW1 SCOTTISH TAM O SHANTER Scottish Highland khaki service dress Tam O Shanter. WW1 WD Stamp (62 over WD over P). In good condition for its age, just two pin head sized moth holes to exterior and wear to the interior. Complete with Royal Scots badge and triple tartan patch. Size 7.
BRITISH ARMY WW1 SCOTTISH TAM O SHANTER Scottish Highland khaki service dress Tam O Shanter with quilted lining. WW1 WD Stamp (8 over WD over D). In very good condition for its age, ( just two pin head sized moth holes to top) Looks unissued, no holes to suggest a cap badge has ever been fitted. Size 7.
BRITISH ARMY WW1 SCOTTISH TAM O SHANTER Scottish Highland khaki service dress Tam O Shanter. WW1 WD Stamp (69 over WD ). Quilted lining and adjustable bow to the rear. One side has suffered some moth. Becoming harder to find.
BRITISH ARMY WW1 WEBBING BELT & CROSS STRAPS Original BRITISH ARMY WW1 1908 pattern belt and matching pair of cross straps. A 3 inch wide webbing belt and 2 wide cross straps. Both with with all correct brass fittings, rear securing straps and upward facing brass buckles. Good condition. Dark Blanco. Measures up to 36 inch waist.
BRITISH ARMY WW1 WEBBING BELT: Dated 1918 ORIGINAL BRITISH ARMY WW1 1908 PATTERN WEBBING EQUIPMENT ISSUE BELT. 3 inch wide webbing belt with all correct brass fittings. Two rear securing straps and upward facing brass buckles. Very good condition, dark green blanco. Internal date stamp ME Co 1918. Waist size: 28 - 32 inches.
BRITISH ARMY WW1 WEBBING BELT: Dated 1918 ORIGINAL BRITISH ARMY WW1 1908 PATTERN WEBBING EQUIPMENT ISSUE BELT. 3 inch wide webbing belt with all correct brass fittings. Two rear securing straps and upward facing brass buckles. Very good condition, light green blanco. Internal date stamp ME Co 1918. M (Medium) Waist size: up to 38 inches.
BRITISH ARMY WW1 WEBBING BELT: Dated 1918 Original BRITISH ARMY WW1 1908 pattern belt. A 3 inch wide webbing belt with all correct brass fittings. Two rear securing straps and upward facing brass buckles. Good condition (One hole made in belt), dark green blanco. Internal date stamp ME Co 1918 or 1919. Waist size up to 38 inches.
BRITISH ARMY WW1 WEBBING BELT: Dated 1918 or 1919 Original BRITISH ARMY WW1 1908 pattern belt. A 3 inch wide webbing belt with all correct brass fittings. Two rear securing straps and upward facing brass buckles. Very good condition, dark green blanco. Internal date stamp ME Co 1918 or 1919. Waist size: 28 - 32 inches.
British Army WW2 Royal Engineers Officers Service Dress Cap Second World War officers' Service dress cap. GvR Officers RE cap with blades, leather chin strap and leather sweatband. In good moth free condition. Size 7.
British Army, Cheshire Regiment Officers Moleskin Service Dress Cap A very attractive Inter War or Second World War officers' Service dress cap. It is in a mole skin texture with original cap badge and leather chin strap. Alkit tailors label. In superb hardly worn condition. Size 6 5/8 (couple small moth nibbles, no holes)
British Army, Durham Light Infantry Regiment Officers Moleskin Service Dress Cap An attractive Second World War officers' Service dress cap. In a mole skin texture with DLI bronze officers cap badge, DLI bronze cap buttons and leather chin strap. Bernard Weatherill tailors label. In good little worn condition. Size 6 5/8 (couple small moth nibbles)
BRITISH BOER WAR WATER BOTTLE & LEATHER CRADLE British other ranks water bottle covered in dark blue felt. (patches eaten by moths) Leather cradle in very good condition as is the blue enamel bottle. Flared rim and original stopper is intact.
BRITISH GENERAL SERVICE CAP 1945 DATED Good General Service cap/ similar to Tam. Maker marked 'S & P Ha..., Glasgow 1945'. Badged to the Dorsetshire Regiment. Size 71/8. In good overall condition (two small moth holes to right of badge)
BRITISH GENERAL SERVICE CAP WW2 Good General Service cap/ similar to Tam. Quilted lining No date or makers name I can see.. Badged to the Dorsetshire Regiment. Size 7. In very good overall condition free from moth.
BRITISH GENERAL SERVICE CAP WW2 Good 1945 dated General Service cap. Similar to Tam. Quilted lining. J Collett Ltd, London maker mark. Clear 1945 date.Z over WD stamp (1945) Queens Own Cameron Highlanders unit patch. Size marked is 71/4 (reduced to 7). Condition is good (some old badge holes) and no obvious moth present.
BRITISH GENERAL SERVICE CAP WW2 1946 dated General Service cap. Similar to Tam. Quilted lining. Compton Sons & Webb Ltd, London maker mark. 1946 date.L over WD stamp (1946) Size 6 1/2. Looks moth free.
BRITISH GENERAL SERVICE CAP WW2 1945 1945 dated General Service cap. Similar to Tam. Quilted lining. Gelfer Ltd, Glasgow maker mark. 1945 date.Z over WD stamp (1945) Government set tartan Highlanders unit patch.(Black Watch/Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) Size marked is 6 7/8. (Four small, 2mm moth holes to the top, a few old badge holes and some stitching repairs).
BRITISH GENERAL SERVICE KHAKI CAP WW2 1946 1946 dated General Service cap. Similar to Tam. Quilted lining. Gelfer Ltd, Glasgow maker mark. Size marked is 7. Very good moth free condition with little wear.
BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP: 1922 PATTERN British Army 1922 pattern service dress khaki wool cap. Medium peak , brown leather chin strap and brass general service buttons and Cheshire Regiment cap badge. Leather sweatband and cream liner suggests a private purchase cap probably a territorial unit. Size 6 5/8. However the upper part of the cap is a different shade to the lower which suggests a WW1 wartime economy cap.
BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP: PRIVATE PURCHASE British Army 1905 pattern service dress khaki wool cap. Medium peak , brown leather chin strap and brass general service buttons. Interior leather sweat band, silk lined and khaki cloth to underside of peak. Possibly an officers or officer cadet private purchase cap. Nice shape and in very good condition free from moth. No WD stamp or date mark.
BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP:1922 PATTERN British Army 1922 pattern service dress khaki wool cap. Medium peak , brown leather chin strap and brass general service buttons and Loyal North Lancashire , Rossall School OTC cap badge. Black oilcloth interior, no stamp. In good condition (little moth to under peak and by air vents). Size 7.
BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP:1922 PATTERN British Army 1922 pattern service dress khaki wool cap. Medium peak , brown leather chin strap and brass royal artillery service buttons and cap badge. Black oilcloth interior with WD stamp ( M over WD over 789) for 1944. In very good condition free from moth. Size 6 3/4.
BRITISH LEATHER RNAS (NAVY) OVER SHOES/ BOOTS British leather flying boots/ overshoes. As worn by members of the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) / early RAF. In good overall condition, little wear other than corrosion to eyelets. Camel/mid brown colour, khaki interior wool lined . Unusual design. Stamped 'Navy Sheepskin Jackets League, Srinagar, Kashmir'. Believed issued and worn by members of the RNAS based in India.
British Officer Cadet WW1 pattern Khaki Breeches. British Officer Cadet WW1 pattern Khaki Service Dress Breeches. In good condition (six very small moth holes) and hardly worn. Would make an excellent partner with a WW1 tunic. Complete with black steel buttons. Measurements: waist 29 inches.
BRITISH OFFICER WW1 CUFF RANK TUNIC LORD LIEUTENANT WW1 CUFF RANK TUNIC TO A FORMER BRITISH ARMY OFFICER NOW LORD LIEUTENANT. A good cuff rank tunic to a former army colonel. No tailors label . Cuff rank braid has been removed but the outline can still be seen. Shoulder straps show where Lord Lieutenant badges have been attached. The tunic is an early WW1 pattern made from a heavy weight cord with ticket pocket and integral waist belt. In very good condition with little moth evident. Chest size 34 inches. Full set of Pitt & Co. silver coloured Lord Lieutenant buttons.
BRITISH OFFICER WW1 CUFF RANK TUNIC LORD LIEUTENANT Extra photographs.
British Officers Post WW1 Pith Sun Helmet Officers Post WW1 Pith Sun Helmet. A good quality officers leather edged Pith 'Wolseley' sun helmet. In good condition. Internal stamp Ellwoods & Sons, London. No date. Approx size 7. Complete with leather chinstrap and original tin carrying box. No damage to cork or leather edge trim..
BRITISH OFFICERS TUNIC TO THE 17th ROYAL FUSILIERS Lieutenant Colonel shoulder rank Officers Khaki Service Dress Tunic. Complete with all brass regimental Royal Fusiliers buttons, bronze collar badges, shoulder rank and WW1 medal ribbons including the 'Military Cross'. Tailor's label, Moss Brothers , Covent Garden, London. Named to a Colonel W. A. Dawkins of the 17th 'Empire' battalion of the Royal Fusiliers dated May 1918. In very nice condition (minor surface moth), heavyweight material, Size: 38 inch chest and 20 inch underarm.
BRITISH OFFICERS TUNIC TO THE 17th ROYAL FUSILIERS Extra photographs.
BRITISH OFFICERS TUNIC TO THE YORKSHIRE REGIMENT Yorkshire Regiment, Lieutenant rank Officers Khaki Service Dress Tunic. Complete with all brass regimental Princess of Wales Yorkshire Regiment buttons and bronze collar badges (not exact match), shoulder rank and WW1 medal ribbons (Indicates officer was mentioned in dispatches) .Tailor's label, Lawrence & Band, Northampton, named to a Dawson (According to medal rolls Lieutenant GA Dawson was later promoted to Captain. In good overall condition, heavyweight material, no damage to pocket corners.(I count five moth holes which do not detract from its appearance) some underarm wear. Appears to have been a cuff rank originally and subsequently the rank pips were moved to the shoulders which was a common alteration in order to reduce the risk from snipers. Size: 38 inch chest and 20 inch underarm.
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BRITISH OFFICERS WW1 ORILUX LAMP British Officers leather covered lamp/torch. Manufactured by J H Steward, London. In good condition for age. Lens is chipped at bottom, Owners initials R E C.
BRITISH OFFICERS WW1 ORILUX LAMP British Officers leather covered lamp/torch. Manufactured by J H Steward, London. In good condition for age. Lens has a couple of minor chips, Owners name Williams. Leather has a deep rich colour. All intact.
British Officers WW1 pattern Khaki Breeches. British Officers WW1 pattern Khaki Breeches. In excellent condition, no moth and hardly worn. (one period sewn repair to seat) Would make an excellent partner with any cuff rank or shoulder rank WW1 tunic. Complete with a full set of matching H. Cockerton of Sittingbourne buttons. No tailors label. Measurements: waist 32 inches, inside leg 28 inches (These are breeches and meant to be worn with high boots)
BRITISH OFFICERS WW1 TUNIC TO A MAJOR OF THE DORSET YEOMANRY Heavy weight Officers Service Dress Tunic to a Major of the Dorset Yeomanry. Complete with all brass Dorset Yeomanry buttons, collar badges and embroidered majors crown to shoulder straps., The Dorset Yeomanry served at Gallipoli, arriving at Suvla Bay on August 18th 1915. In good condition for its age.(A couple of small moth holes and some service wear to the back) Tailors label has been removed. Size 36 inch chest and 18.5 inch under arm length.
BRITISH OTHER RANKS INTERWAR KHAKI BREECHES Service dress breeches as issued to mounted troops. Royal Artillery, ASC etc.. In very good condition, free from moth or damage. Looks to be unworn. WD stamp for 1944 (M). Complete with all bakelite buttons, suede patches to thighs (no wear). Size 32 inch waist. 28 inch inside leg (however, designed to be worn with boots) Stitching unpicked at each ankle to ease over calves.
BRITISH OTHER RANKS KHAKI TRENCH CAP 1917/1918 British Army wool WW1 trench cap. Stitched peak, oilcloth lining and correct thin leather chin strap. York & Lancaster cap badge Has three holes under top which looks like storage damage. Overall looks like it has had little or no wear. A good honest cap which would display well.
BRITISH REGIMENTAL WW2 COLOURED FIELD SERVICE CAP Dark blue and green British WW2 Regimental field service cap. General service brass buttons. Size 6 5/8. Named to a soldier of the Home Guard. In very good hardly worn moth free condition.
British Slouch Hat named to soildier of the Somerset Light Infantry. A British Slouch hat worn in the Far East Theatre by A Stocker of the 5th SLI from 1942 - 1945. Named to interior of hat and come with photographs of the soldier. Size 6 5/8. No manufacturers mark. In good condition other than a little moth to top. Complete with original pagri, leather sweatband and chin strap.
BRITISH SOLDIER CHILD ON GUARD DUTY 1914 - 1918 WW1 SILK POSTCARD ; Embroidered silk image of a child dressed as a British Tommy wearing khaki and carrying a rifle in front of a little wooden guard hut. Condition is good. No message to rear. Manufacturer PR France.
BRITISH SOLDIER SMOKING A PIPE: NEVER SAY DIE 1914 - 1918 WW1 SILK POSTCARD ; Embroidered silk image of a British Tommy dressed in khaki and smoking a pipe. Condition is good. Full message to rear. Manufacturer JS Paris.
BRITISH STAFF OFFICERS TUNIC TO KINGS LIVERPOOL REGIMENT Kings Liverpool Regiment ( Shoulder straps indicate either Lieutenant Colonel or Captain rank ) Officers Service Dress Tunic. Late WW1 or WW2. Complete with all brass regimental Kings buttons. Remains of red cotton on collar suggest staff officer. Overall in excellent condition (just one pin head size moth hole) Size: Tunic 42+ inch chest and 19.5 inch underarm
BRITISH WW1 RNAS (NAVY) LEATHER FLYING HELMET British leather flying helmet. As worn by members of the Royal Naval Air Service/ early RAF. In very good condition, little evidence of wear, all leather is good (corrosion to poppers). Camel/mid brown colour, khaki interior wool lined . Unusual design. Stamped 'Navy Sheepskin Jackets League'. Believed issued and worn by members of the RNAS based in India. (Srinagar, Kashmir)
BRITISH WW1 1905 PATTERN KHAKI OTHER RANKS SERVICE DRESS CAP A 1905 pattern British army other ranks khaki service dress cap. Thin black leather chin strap, general service buttons and blackened rifles KRRC cap badge. Classic very small (1.5 inch) peak. In sound condition for its age. (Two moth holes to top, missing one eyelet, lacks sweatband & liner) Displays well.
BRITISH WW1 1905 PATTERN OTHER RANKS SERVICE DRESS CAP Very nice 1905 pattern British army other ranks service dress cap. Black oilskin liner , blackened general service brass buttons and thin leather chin strap, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry badge In very good condition for age, little or no wear. Looks like a 'territorial' private purchase cap. Couple of small moth holes (not obvious) Size 7 1/8.
BRITISH WW1 1905 PATTERN OTHER RANKS SERVICE DRESS CAP An iconic 1905 pattern British army other ranks service dress cap. Black oilskin liner , general service brass buttons and thin leather chin strap. Classic small peak. Badged to the Lancashire Fusiliers. In very good condition for age. One period sewn repair to top. Little or no moth.
BRITISH WW1 1905 PATTERN OTHER RANKS SERVICE DRESS CAP An iconic 1905 pattern British army other ranks service dress cap. Black oilskin liner , general service brass buttons and rifle regiment thin black leather chin strap. Classic small to medium peak. Badged to the Leeds Rifles. In very good condition for age. Little or no moth. (Has been flattened in storage)
BRITISH WW1 1905 PATTERN OTHER RANKS SERVICE DRESS CAP A 1905 pattern British army other ranks service dress cap. Silk liner ,leather sweatband, black rifles buttons and rifle regiment thin black leather chin strap. Classic small to medium peak. Badged to the South Lancashire Regiment (5th Rifle battalion). In very good condition for age. Little or no moth. (Has been taken in a little at the rear)
BRITISH WW1 ADASTRA RFC LEATHER FLYING HELMET A good British flying helmet with retailers label Adastra. Private purchase helmet as worn by members of the Royal Flying Corps. In good condition , the leather is free from scuffing and interior woollen lining shows little wear. Good strong strap and leather covered buckle. Ear flaps designed to be rolled up to form ear rolls. All poppers are intact and stamped made in England.
BRITISH WW1 LEATHER FLYING GOGGLES WW1 pattern RFC flying goggles. Leather surround in good condition, Original complete elasticated strap (old repair). Wool padding to eye surround mostly missing.
BRITISH WW1 LEATHER FLYING HELMET British leather flying or motoring helmet. Private purchase helmet with tailors label of H A Morton Ltd, Sunderland. Part fur lined with rear neck extension.As worn by members of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service. In good overall condition , the leather is free from scuffing and all straps, poppers and buckle are present. (Some wear to interior fur)
BRITISH WW1 LEATHER FLYING HELMET A very good standard British leather flying or motoring helmet. Private purchase helmet . Wool lined . Leather with nice mellow patina (minor scuffing), leather strap in good condition. No name or tailors label.
BRITISH WW1 LEATHER FLYING HELMET CAMEL COLOUR A good standard British leather flying or motoring helmet. Private purchase helmet . Soft wool flannel and fur lined. Leather in camel colour as favoured by pilots of the RFC. Leather strap in good condition. No name or tailors label.
BRITISH WW1 LIEUTENANT COLONEL 1915 DATED FORMER CUFF RANK TUNIC WW1 tunic to a named British army officer. Cuff rank has been removed during the war to make the officer less of a target (Wind up tunic) Tailors label W H KNOLL and officers name Lieut Col W K Lord. Dated 7 / 5/ 1915 . Shoulder straps with embroidered crown and pips. All leather buttons.The tunic is an early WW1 pattern made from a heavy weight cord with ticket pocket and integral waist belt. In good condition with just a few small moth holes. Chest size 37 inches.
BRITISH WW1 MARK 1: RFC LEATHER FLYING HELMET A good Mark 1, British flying helmet. As worn by members of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service. In very good condition , the leather is free from scuffing and interior woollen lining shows little if any wear, strap with evidence of use . Helmet complete with padded ear rolls and all poppers are intact.
BRITISH WW1 MARK 1: RFC LEATHER FLYING HELMET Mark 1, British leather flying helmet. As worn by members of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service. In good condition , the leather is free from scuffing and interior woollen lining shows little wear. Interior WD stamp. Helmet complete with padded ear rolls and all poppers are all intact
BRITISH WW1 MARK 1: RFC LEATHER FLYING HELMET Mark 1, British leather flying helmet. As worn by members of the Royal Flying Corps. In good condition, soft camel colour exterior leather. Minor scuffing. Interior wool and shamois leather lining. Helmet complete with padded ear rolls, buckle & strap and all poppers are intact.
BRITISH WW1 MARK 1: RFC LEATHER FLYING HELMET Named Royal Flying Corps leather flying helmet. Camel colour. In good exterior condition. Leather has minor exterior scuffing. Interior WD stamp. Helmet complete with buckle & strap, padded ear rolls and all poppers are intact. Pilots name looks like C A Botlum. Most of the interior fur has been lost.
BRITISH WW1 MARK 1: RFC LEATHER FLYING HELMET British leather flying helmet. Darker camel colour as worn by members of the Royal Flying Corps. In good condition , the leather has minor scuffing to the exterior . Good strong buckle and strap. All poppers are present. Period removed wind deflectors. Interior cream leather liner shows wear. Interior WD stamp (32 over WD over P). Manufacturers silk label 1918 E S Cantledge.
BRITISH WW1 MARK 1: RFC LEATHER FLYING HELMET Mark 1, British leather flying helmet. As worn by members of the Royal Flying Corps. In good condition, medium brown colour exterior leather. Minor scuffing. Interior fur (some loss) and shamois leather lining. WD stamp and dated 1917. Helmet complete with padded ear rolls, buckle & strap and all poppers are intact.
BRITISH WW1 MARK 1: RFC LEATHER FLYING HELMET British leather flying helmet. As worn by members of the Royal Flying Corps. In good condition (wear to inner lining) , Camel colour leather. Interior shamois leather lining. WD stamp (231 over WD over P) and silk label Cantledge, Size 7 dated 1918. Helmet complete with padded ear rolls, buckle & strap and all poppers are intact.
British WW1 Mills Bomb Grenade British WW1 Mills Bomb Grenade in good relic condition.
British WW1 O'Rs Brass Wound Stripe. British WW1 brass other ranks wound stripe. In good condition complete with backing plate and pin.
BRITISH WW1 O/R WOOL TRENCH CAP British Army other ranks woollen 1917 pattern WW1 trench cap. Stitched peak, shirt lining sweatband and canvas interior. 7 over WD stamp and remains of paper label. Thin brown leather chin strap and badged to West Riding Regiment. In very good condition free from moth.
BRITISH WW1 ORIGINAL O/R WOOL TRENCH CAP British Army other ranks woollen 1917 pattern WW1 trench cap. Stitched peak, waterproof black cloth lining and sweatband. Faint WD stamp. Thin brown leather chin strap and badged to the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. In very good condition free from moth (tiny cut to top). Size 61/2.
BRITISH WW1 ORIGINAL O/R WOOL TRENCH CAP British Army other ranks woollen 1917 pattern WW1 trench cap. Stitched peak, black cloth lining (remains of black oilcloth removed). Thin brown leather chin strap and badged to the East Lancashire Regiment. In good condition ( few small moth holes) Size 6 7/8
BRITISH WW1 OTHER RANKS KHAKI DRILL KD TUNIC Classic WW1 O/R khaki drill tunic. In excellent condition with very little wear (underarm sweat marks) . Theatrical costumiers stamp. One of the many acquired after the war for film work. An original tunic as worn in Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine and Mesopotamia. Complete with a full set of brass general service buttons. Shoulder straps each have three holes where territorial unit shoulder titles were once worn. Hard to find in better condition.
BRITISH WW1 OTHER RANKS SERVICE DRESS TRENCH CAP British Army wool WW1 trench cap. Stitched peak, oilcloth lining and thin leather chin strap. Leeds Rifles cap badge. In excellent condition other than honest wear to interior oilcloth lining. No moth or exterior damage. A good honest cap which would display well.
BRITISH WW1 OTHER RANKS WOOLLEN TRENCH CAP British Army wool WW1 trench cap. Stitched peak, cloth lining and thin black leather (Rifle regiment) chin strap. The Rangers (12th County of London Regiment) cap badge. In excellent condition (other than single small moth hole under peak) No moth or exterior damage. Unusual soft leather sweatband . Size 7. A good honest cap which would display well.
BRITISH WW1 OTHER RANKS WOOLLEN TRENCH CAP British Army wool Original WW1 trench cap. Stitched peak, black oilskin interior and thin brown leather chin strap. Complete with North Staffordshire OR economy brass cap badge. War Department stamp 11 over WD over P. Size 6 7/8. Good overall condition (three small moth holes). Substitute economy leather sweatband split in two places.
BRITISH WW1 OTHER RANKS WOOLLEN TRENCH CAP British Army khaki wool original WW1 trench cap in very good condition. Stitched peak, black oilskin interior and thin brown leather chin strap. Complete with brass Kings Own Regiment cap badge. Free from moth. Size 6 7/8.
BRITISH WW1 OTHER RANKS WOOLLEN TRENCH CAP ASC British Army wool Original WW1 trench cap in good condition. Stitched peak, black oilskin interior and thin brown leather chin strap. Complete with Army Service Corps cap badge. War Department stamp 2 over WD over P , Manufacturers stamp Myers, 1918 size 7.(just two small moth holes)
BRITISH WW1 OTHER RANKS WOOLLEN TRENCH CAP DEVONSHIRE British Army wool Original WW1 trench cap in mint unissued condition. Stitched peak, cloth lining, black oilskin interior and thin brown leather chin strap. Complete with Devonshire Regiment cap badge. In excellent condition No moth or exterior damage. Size 6 5/8.
BRITISH WW1 OTHER RANKS WOOLLEN TRENCH CAP MGC British Army wool Original WW1 trench cap in mint unissued condition. Stitched peak, cloth lining, black oilskin interior and thin brown leather chin strap. Complete with Machine Gun Corps buttons and cap badge. In excellent condition No moth or exterior damage. Size 6 7/8. .
BRITISH WW1 PATTERN WATER BOTTLE BRITISH WW1 pattern water bottle. Blue enamel bottle and light grey woollen cover.
British WW1 RFC Swagger Stick made from propellor RFC wings insignia. Clearly made from a selection of woods laminated together as found in the wooden propellors of the 'Great War'. It was common practice for pilots to have swagger sticks made as a reminder of a crashed aircraft they survived. Total length approx. 27 inches.
British WW1 Territorial badge: Imperial Service. British WW1 Territorial badge: Imperial Service. Given to those soldiers who volunteered for overseas service.
BRITISH WW1 WATER BOTTLE & LEATHER CRADLE 1918 British other ranks water bottle covered in black felt. Royal Navy !! Leather cradle in very good condition and marked J A J & Co 1918. A good sound item. Only fault is a little felt worn at the top stitching.
BRITISH WW1 WATER BOTTLE & LEATHER CRADLE 1918 British other ranks water bottle no felt Leather cradle in good condition (leather strap split where joins canvas) Leather strap dated 1918.
BRITISH WW2 KHAKI DRILL BAGGY TROUSERS British KD Trousers. In lightly used condition. Measurements are waist 30 inches, Inside leg 30 inches. Probably made in India.
BRITISH/CANADIAN OFFICERS SAM BROWNE MUSETTE BAG A private purchase Officers Sam Browne side pack/ musette bag worn either attached to the hooks on the Sam Browne belt or over the shoulder. This bag is complete with cotton shoulder straps and brass attachments.. Bag looks unused and in almost mint condition (other than storage wear) Has original retailers label Woods, Ottawa, Canada. and owners initials in gold (H L P) to the front.
BRITTANIC SISTER TO THE TITANIC HOSPITAL SHIP GLASS PLATE. Remembrance glass plate in memory of the loss of the Liner Brittanic in service as a hospital ship sunk by a German U Boat in 1916. Reverse image painted glass in good condition free from cracks and paintwork intact.
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS 1939 DATED BLUE PATROL JACKET A rare pre war dated patrol jacket (March 1939) to Captain Chapman of the Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. Tailors label from Hawkes & Co, Saville Row, London. The tunic has its original brass pips and all correct buttons to the Cameron Highlanders. Condition is very good with no moth or damage. Chest size 38 inches.
CANADIAN ARMY 1942 DATED TAM O SHANTER Scottish Highland style WW1 pattern large khaki service dress Tam O Shanter. Stamped Buffalo Cap & Neckwear Ltd, Winnipeg, Canada 1942. In good condition, just one moth hole (see picture). Size 7 1/2.
CANADIAN CUFF RANK TUNIC, CAP. HOLSTER, AMMO POUCH, BELT & WATCH An interesting WW1 uniform set to a Captain P B Johnson of the First Mounted Rifles, 3rd Canadian Division. Consists of: 1. Cuff rank captains tunic dated 1916 with all original Mounted Rifles buttons, collar badges and shoulder titles. Divisional cloth arm patches. Good condition overall (rubbing in places and two period repairs to front. Chest 38 inches. 2. Khaki officers cap with London tailors label, Correct narrow leather chin strap and First Mounted Rifles cap badge. A little surface moth. 3. Officers leather Sam Browne belt. Good condition and patina. No name or date. 4. Officers leather pistol holder in very good condition and colour. Stamped M J Wilson, Ottawa 1916. 5. Officers leather ammunition pouch. Good condition. Stamped Hobson & Sons, London 1913. 6. Steel trench watch and leather strap with trench cover. Not working..
CANADIAN KHAKI WW1 OTHER RANKS SERVICE CAP An unusual Canadian pattern army other ranks dress cap. Khaki green liner and sweat band. Khaki cloth chin strap. Generic Canada Maple Leaf Badge. In very good condition for age. Just a little surface moth to the top. Named to a Thomas Harrison and with feint interior ink markings.
CANADIAN WW1 1905 PATTERN OTHER RANKS SERVICE DRESS CAP An iconic 1905 pattern Canadian army other ranks service dress cap. Olive green liner and leather sweat band. Small leather buttons and thin leather chin strap. Classic small peak. Generic Canada Maple Leaf Badge. In very good condition for age. Just a little surface moth to the top.
Canvas Rifle Breech cover WW1.1916 dated. 22nd Manchester A unit and individual soldier marked canvas Rifle Breech cover.1916 dated. 22nd Manchester. Couple small holes but otherwise very sound.
Charity flag day pin flags: French Red Cross Charity flag day pin flags: French Red Cross. Two attractive designs. One of Joan of Arc the other Marianne.
Charity flag day pin wounded soldier Charity flag day pin wounded soldier with arm in bandage. An attractive and iconic image made in silk.
Cheshire & Bedfordshire Regiment: Alec Wootton Alec Wootton No: 58632. Attested Nov 1915: Enlisted April 1916. Date of birth 1889. Book very good condition + Attestation card for 1915 + Demob certificate
Cheshire Regiment/Labour Corps: Fred Corner Fred Corner born 1895 attested in November 1915 Promoted to sergeant. Pay book opens June 1916. Pay book condition is good (rust staple marks). Includes certificate of employment in the war.
CHRISTMAS 1900 QUEEN VICTORIA BOER WAR CHOCOLATE TIN 1900 QUEEN VICTORIA BOER WAR CHOCOLATE TIN. In very good condition for its age . One small piece of original chocolate remains.
CHRISTMAS 1900 QUEEN VICTORIA BOER WAR CHOCOLATE TIN A FRYS 1900 QUEEN VICTORIA BOER WAR CHOCOLATE TIN. In sound condition for its age . One bar of Frys original chocolate remains.
CHRISTMAS 1900 QUEEN VICTORIA BOER WAR CHOCOLATE TIN A Cadbury's 1900 Queen Victoria Boer War chocolate tin. In good condition for its age .
CHRISTMAS 1900 QUEEN VICTORIA CHOCOLATE IN BOER WAR TIN 1900 QUEEN VICTORIA BOER WAR CHOCOLATE TIN. In good condition for its age . Complete with original five bars of Rowntree's chocolate. Includes a covering letter stating that 'we are going to attack Magersfontein again'
Civilian WW1 Brass 1915 War Service badge Civilian WW1 brass 1915 War Service badge. In good condition. Marked H Jenkins & Son, numbered 96990..
Civilian WW1 Enamel 1915 War Service badge Civilian WW1 Enamel 1915 War Service badge. In excellent condition. Marked J R Gaunt & Son, numbered73177.
Clip of 5 WW1 Rifle Bullets Clip of 5 WW1 Rifle Bullets
CUFF RANK TUNIC & TROUSERS TO LIEUTENANT COLONEL A very nice cuff rank tunic to Lt Colonel Roland Forestier - Walker of the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers and trousers with matching tailors labels. Complete with all brass Royal Engineers buttons, collar badges and impressive cuff rank. The tunic is made from a heavy weight wool in superb condition. (There is almost zero moth, just a couple of pin pricks). There is wear to the lining but none to the exterior. Chest size 38 inches. The trousers are also in very good condition (There are two small and neat repairs) Colonel Forestier Walker served as a lieutenant in the Boer War 1900, achieving the rank of captain in 1901. Promoted to major in 1908 and Lt Colonel in 1917. Was mentioned in despatches in 1916. Became full colonel in 1929. Comes with some research.
DARK BLUE ROYAL NAVY RATINGS CAP UNISSUED Very good Royal Navy dark blue ratings cap. Typical Pork Pie pattern from WW2 or earlier. In excellent condition looks to be unworn or never issued. Free from moth. Oil cloth interior. No date or cap tally. Slightly misshapen from storage.
Death Plaque to William Henry Guppy: Possible 1st Day of Somme Casualty Death Plaque to William Henry Guppy. Unusual name. There are two possible casualties to this name: 1. William Henry Guppy: 4th Gloucester Regiment. Service number 6245. Died July 1st 1916 on the Somme, France. 2. William Henry Guppy: Lancashire Fusiliers. Service number 22802 .Died 22nd Oct 1917, Paeschendaele, Belgium
Death Plaque to Sergeant Major: Border Regiment Unique name: CSM Stanley Maynard from Hull landed at Gallipoli on the first day with the Border Regiment. Service number 10267 Died age 22 on October15th 1918 in France. .
Death Plaque: 10th Lancashire Fusiliers Daniel Deegan from Bury. Service number 38008 10th Lancashire Fusiliers. Died age 42 on August 31st 1918 at Bancourt, France. Complete with original letter to confirm award of war and victory medals (no medals included)
Death Plaque: Gallipoli. 1st Border Regiment. Death Plaque: 1st Border Regiment, 29th Division: Gallipoli First day landing ( X beach) 25th April 1915. Killed 4 days later (28th April) during attack on Krithia. Unique name: Frederick Arthur Crow. Service number 9962.
Death Plaque: Royal Field Artillery: November 10th 1918 Unique name: Henry James Carslake. Service number 309611 Royal Field Artillery (RFA) Died in France on November 10th 1918 the last full day of the war aged 23. The fighting stopped at 11:00 the following morning.
DERBY SCHEME 1915 ATTESTED ARMY ARMBAND A Derby scheme armband, khaki with red crown, printed on back "issued under authority of army council and number stamped 43968. Given to those men who attested for the army during 1915 before conscription became law in 1916. Two small moth holes.
DERBY SCHEME 1915 ATTESTED ARMY ARMBAND A Derby scheme armband, khaki with red crown, printed on back "issued under authority of army council and number stamped K 44059. Given to those men who attested for the army during 1915 before conscription became law in 1916. Four small moth holes. Original horn buttons.
DERBY SCHEME 1915 ATTESTED ARMY ARMBAND A Derby scheme armband, khaki with red crown. Given to those men who attested for the British army during 1915 before conscription became law in 1916. One small hole hidden when buttoned..
DERBY SCHEME 1915 ATTESTED ARMY ARMBAND A Derby scheme armband, khaki with red crown, printed on back "issued under authority of army council and number stamped K 55824. Given to those men who attested for the army during 1915 before conscription became law in 1916. In excellent condition free of moth. Two horn buttons.
DLI Durham Light Infantry: Bernard Tonksl Bernard Tonks a bank clerk . No 100683 attested May 1918, From Wednesbury Staffordshire. Born 1899. Includes certificate of employment. Very Good condition.
Early RAF Interwar 1928 dated Other Ranks Unissued Breeches Pantaloons. RAF 1928 Issue Other Rank’s Breeches. RAF Other Rank’s Breeches. A rare pair of RAF Airman’s issue wool material breeches, with all correct flat brass brace strap buttons arranged in pairs to the waist. Internal AM stamp. Complete with original 1928 issue label. Unissued. Height 5ft 4 inches. Waist 30 inches. Very good condition.
EARLY VICTORIAN PATTERN HIGHLANDERS GLENGARRY Unusual high early pattern glengarry. 19th century, Victorian. No name, date or badge. Wool exterior looks hand knitted with cotton cloth liner. Good condition, no moth.
Early WW2 Bomb Disposal Sapper Service Dress Tunic & Side Cap 1. British post WW1 pattern khaki service dress jacket/ tunic Single pleat/dart under each collar. WD stamp W (1934 ?). RE brass shoulder titles, brass collar badges and bomb disposal arm badge. Good condition (few small moth holes and underarm wear). Chest size 34 inches. 2.1939 dated khaki side cap. Manufactured by Silberston & Sons. Ink marked No 2394 Bomb Disposal & WD stamp. Good condition other than two small areas of wear. Brass general service buttons and Royal Engineer cap badge. Size 6 5/8.
EARLY WW2 SCOTTISH ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS KILT Other Ranks British Army,Tartan kilt to the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. In very good condition looks to be free from moth. Has War Department (R) WD stamp for 1939. Waist size 30 - 32 inches.
Edwardian child's Royal Navy Uniform Edwardian child's Royal Navy Uniform. Very popular outfit for the children of Upper & Middle class families. All in good condition. Consisting of: 1. White shorts. Waist 22 inches . 2. White Tunic & embroidered arm badge. Chest 30" 3. Pair of blue bibs 4. White cap cover 5. Pair white gloves.
EMBROIDERED WW1 SILK POSTCARD ; YPRES UNDER FIRE 1914 - 1918 WW1 SILK POSTCARD ; Embroidered silk image shows Ypres Cloth Hall and Cathedral under artillery fire. An attractive design depicting a stark view of the war. Condition is very good. Unused.
ESSEX REGIMENT 1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS TUNIC A British post WW1 pattern khaki service dress jacket tunic. Stamped 2...34 (Feb 1934). Good quality thick wool tunic in a greener shade. Complete with all brass general service buttons, Essex collar badges and T 5 Essex brass shoulder titles. Interior pocket stamped 5 EX which confirms that the shoulder titles are original to the tunic. (service number 6010815). Chest size 42+ inches. In good almost moth free condition.
ESSEX REGIMENT 1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS TUNIC Extra photographs.
Excellent Unworn WW2 'Burberrys' RAF Officers peak cap RAF Officers peak cap with Kings Crown Badge, Leather sweatband, silk lining, and black leather chinstrap. Size 6 7/8. In excellent almost moth free condition.(few tiny holes) Tailors label to Burberrys, London.
EXCELLENT WW2 BRITISH ARMY HELMET WITH NETTING British Army 'Brodie' pattern helmet. In excellent condition, with original netting, elasticated chin strap and dark green paint . Maker marks not evident. Looks like a later lining. In overall excellent condition. Looks unissued. Size 71/8
FOUR PRIVATE PURCHASE ARMY POCKET KNIVES Four BRITISH ARMY private purchase pocket knives. hORN HANDLES. Sheffield made with various manufacturers including Herbert/Robinson, George, Unity and CK. Post to UK only....
FRENCH WW1 OTHER RANKS KHAKI DRILL KD TUNIC Classic French WW1 O/R khaki drill tunic. In excellent condition with very little wear. An original tunic as worn in Gallipoli, Salonica and North Africa. Complete with a full set of French brass grenade buttons. Shoulder straps show no evidence of rank badges. Distinctive French cloth WW1 interior sewn on number labels. Hard to find in better condition.
Gallipoli Death Plaque & 1915 star : Lancashire Fusiliers Arthur Edwards Roberts from Manchester. Service number 18207 1st Lancashire Fusiliers. Died age 28 on August 21st 1915 at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli. Complete with research, 1915 star medal all mounted on board.
Gallipoli Death Plaque: 5th East Lancashire Regiment Unique name: George Smith Pyle from Ludlow . Service number 481, 5th East Lancashire Regiment (42nd Division) Died on June 14th 1915 at Gallipoli aged 26.
Gallipoli Death Plaque: 6th Manchester Regiment Unique name: Bertrand Wynne Moreton from Eccles, Manchester. Service number 2254 , 6th Manchester Regiment. Age 24. Died on August 7th 1915 during an attack at Krithia Nullah, Gallipoli
Gallipoli Death Plaque: 8th Lancashire Fusiliers Unique name: Arthur Henry McLaine . Service number 1427 , 8th Lancashire Fusiliers. Died on August 7th 1915 during an attack at The Vineyard, Gallipoli
Gallipoli Death Plaque: Royal Fusiliers Unique name: Anthony Cross from St Helens. Service number G1774 2nd Royal Fusiliers. Died on June 4th 1915 at Helles Gallipoli, eight days after his arrival.
Gallipoli Death Plaque: Royal Sussex Regiment Unique name: Frederick Pavett from Brighton. Service number TF1523 4th Sussex Regiment. Died age 32 on August 10th 1915 at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli
GERMAN ARMY UNIFORMS OF WORLD WAR II: WADE KRAWCZYK A well illustrated reference book for the collector of WW2 German uniforms with multiple full colour images on most pages. Author Wade Krawczyk. 126 pages. Published 1998.
GLENGARRY; 134th BATTALIAN TORONTO HIGHLANDERS Nice original WW1 Highland Glengarry with leather trim. Silk tails cut off (Common practice for front line troops) . Original Canadian o/r's badge to the 134th overseas battalion. Two moth bites to nip to right side otherwise good condition.
Good example of WW2 Australian 1942 dated Slouch Hat Rare WW2 1942 dated Australian Slouch hat. A good 1942 dated ANZAC slouch hat. Manufactured by N30 with broad arrow stamp to interior. Size 7. Felt in very good condition. Leather sweatband shows some wear. Australian rising sun cap badge.
Good WW2 Australian 1942 dated Slouch Hat A good example of a WW2 Australian 1942 dated Slouch Hat. Manufactured by N121 wool felt. Size 6 3/8. Felt in very good condition with very little moth. Leather sweatband, leather chin strap and five band pagri. Little wear.
HULL PALS PEN & SWORD REFERENCE BOOK A detailed, lavishly illustrated reference book on the 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th Battalions, East Yorkshire Regiment. Author David Bilton. 248 pages .
Inter War Bedford Cord Other Ranks Pantaloons / Breeches WW1 pattern 1938 dated Khaki Bedford Cord O/R Breeches. A pair of British Army Khaki pantaloons unworn and unissued in excellent moth free condition. WD issue, stamped S over WD over 6. Exterior paper label, height 5ft 4 inch, waist 29 inch.
INTER WAR BRITISH OFFICERS KHAKI DRILL SIDE CAP An attractive well made KD side cap to an officer in the Bays. Very good condition with little wear (rubbing to small area under the flap. Kings crown Bays cap badge and matching small bronze Bays buttons. Silk lining shows little or no wear.
INTER WAR MACKENZIE OTHER RANKS TARTAN BREECHES A rare inter war (WW1-WW2) pair of tartan wool breeches. Mackenzie tartan as worn by the Seaforth Highlanders and Highland Light Infantry. Waist 36 inches, inside leg 23 inches (worn with boots). Complete with full set of black buttons. In good hardly worn condition free from moth (small repair to lower left leg. No name, date or markings
INTERWAR SCOTTISH GORDON HIGHLANDERS KILT Other Ranks British Army,Tartan kilt to the Gordon Highlanders. In very good condition free from moth. Has War Department (S) WD stamp for 1938. Waist size 30 - 32 inches. Kilt length is 26 1/2 inches.
Interwar Blue Warrant Officers Highland Light Infantry Patrol Tunic Interwar Blue Warrant Officers Highland Light Infantry wool Patrol Tunic. Scottish pattern cut away front designed to be worn with a kilt. Unusual cuff and back details. Complete set of brass HLI buttons and brass HLI shoulder titles. Chest 38 inches, underarm 17 inches. In very good overall condition.
INTERWAR BRITISH ARMY 1937 PITH HELMET A well made interwar British Army pith helmet. Cork is mostly strong and sound (one weak area to peak) Interior shows little wear. Excellent leather sweat band with soldiers details written in ink ( Oldfield 319501) and WD stamp below letter T (1937 code) Size 7. Remains of paper label to Hobson & Sons.
ITS A LONG WAY TO TIPPERARY SOLDIER 1914 - 1918 WW1 SILK POSTCARD a British soldier dressed in Khaki service dress walking through a field. Condition is very good. Message from France 1917. Manufacturer JS Paris.
Jungle Green Officers Van Heusen shirt & Separate Collar. British Officers WW2 Jungle Green Van Heusen shirt, size 16 & Separate Collar size 16 in original wrapping. Looks unworn.
KRRC: David Bridger Prisoner of War (POW) David Bridger No: 205456. Enlisted Feb 1917 Captured 21 March 1918 at St Quintin Date of birth 1899. Copies of research, German Pass, German money & ship card.
Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War / WW1 period cloth pagri flash Lancashire Fusiliers Boer War / WW1 period cloth pagri flash. White LF initials & grenade on red embroidered wool cloth.
Large WW1 Canvas Kit Bag. Named to J Ryder Smith Large WW1 Canvas Kit Bag. Named to J Ryder Smith. Owners initials JRS to exterior and luggage label attached 'Ryder Smith' MS African Prince via Liverpool Street (Station). The 'African Prince' was sunk by U Boat on July 21st 1917. Measures approx. 29 x 21 inches. In good condition, no holes or damage.
LARGE WW2 ROYAL NAVY 1941 DATED KITBAG Large WW2 Royal Navy 1941 dated Kitbag. Heavyweight blue cotton drill kitbag. Measures approx. 38 x 201 inches. In good condition, no holes or damage.
LATE 1914 PATTERN WEBBING LARGE BACKPACK DATED 1919 In good condition free from holes or damage. Believed to be second issue, Pattern 1914 Pack . (Bottom buckles removed) Stamped to 23rd (Could be RWF) Regiment.
LATE VICTORIAN/ WW1 DARK BLUE ROYAL NAVY RATINGS CAP: HMS HOOD Rare Victorian style Royal Navy dark blue ratings cap. Light surface moth otherwise in very good condition and little evidence of wear. Quilted lining, Small size 6 possibly for child/junior rating. Early cap tally to HMS Hood (not the later battleship sunk in WW2)
LATE WW1 / POST WAR BRITISH KHAKI DRILL TUNIC A standard late WW1 pattern British Other Ranks KD tunic. Complete with all brass general service buttons and Royal Fusiliers brass shoulder titles. In good condition (small tear to rear). Has numerous ink stamps to interior.
LATE WW1 BRITISH OTHER RANKS KHAKI DRILL TUNIC Standard late WW1 pattern/ Post war British Other Ranks KD tunic (Irish Regiment). Complete with all brass general service buttons and Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers brass shoulder titles. Divisional patches to the 29th division. In good condition. Has WD ink stamp to interior. Code: 50138
Late WW1 British RAF Pilots tunic breast wings badge Attractive early RAF wings badge worn above left breast pocket .Late WW1 or early 1920's badge Nine feathers per wing. Well made silk variety. Good condition.
Malam :William Henry William Malan born 1888 was a platelayer (railways) of Hanley Staffordshire.
MANCHESTER PALS : LEO COOPER REFERENCE BOOK. A well illustrated reference book on the 16th - 23rd Battalions of the Manchester Regiment. Author Michael Stedman. 240 pages .
Matching Pair of WW1 Brass T RAMC W LANCASHIRE shoulder titles. Matching Pair of WW1 Brass T RAMC W LANCASHIRE shoulder titles.
Mess Dress Shoulder Rank. Three brass pips for Captain. Pair of leather backed shoulder rank epaulettes to a captain.
Middlesex Regiment: Arthur Benton Arthur Benton enlisted may 1918. Occupation farm labourer. Born 1899. Service number 98314. Book in good condition. Also includes demob certificate and certificate of employment.
MILITARY POLICE 1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP A good British WW2 peaked service dress cap to a member of the Military Police. Complete with red wool cap cover, brass GviR Military Police cap badge, leather chin strap and grey leather sweatband. In very good moth free condition. No date or manufacturers stamp. Size 7 paper label to interior.
MILITARY POLICE 1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS TUNIC Extra photographs for tunic below.
MILITARY POLICE 1922 PATTERN BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS TUNIC: A good British WW2 tunic to a member of the Military Police. Complete with all brass GviR Military Police buttons, CMP (Corps of Military Police) cloth shoulder titles and black cloth MP armband. Manufacturers label Compton, Sons & Webb. WD stamp N (1943). In good condition. Looks moth free (three old small repairs). Size: Tunic 36 inch chest and height 5 feet 8inch.
MORE PHOTOS: CANADIAN CUFF RANK TUNIC, CAP. HOLSTER, AMMO POUCH, BELT & WATCH
MORE PHOTOS: WW1 BRITISH CUFF RANK TO MAJOR OF THE WORCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
MOTOR MACHINE GUN CORPS SILK POSTCARD 1914 - 1918 WW1 SILK POSTCARD ; Embroidered silk image of the badge of the MMG. Much rarer than MGC this unit mounted machine guns on motorcycles and trucks sometimes in an anti aircraft role..Condition is very good. Detailed message to rear. Manufactured by JJ Paris.
NAMED WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS SERVICE DRESS TROUSERS Extra photographs
NAMED WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS SERVICE DRESS TROUSERS Pair of British officers WW1 Khaki wool service dress trousers. Named to Harold Robinson Pease Lieutenant Colonel ,12th East Yorkshire Regiment (Hull Sportsmen) Early plastic 'Army & Navy CSL buttons.( A number of small moth holes and one pencil sized)
Officers Inter War Pith Sun Helmet with Royal Marine flash A good quality British Officers leather edged Pith 'Wolseley' sun helmet. In very good condition and little wear. Internal leather sweat band marked 'Comfortsure' . No date but of a style circa 1925. Approx size 7 1/8 . Complete with leather chinstrap and Royal Marine unit flash to the left side. Owner named D H Burrows. No damage to cork.
OFFICERS INTERWAR SCOTTISH CUT AWAY HIGHLANDERS TUNIC Scottish officers Service Dress Tunic to a Captain Munro with WW1 service. Complete with all brass regimental Queens Own Cameron Highlanders buttons and WW1 medal ribbons .Tailor's label dated 1931 Anderson & Sons, Edinburgh and Glasgow. In very good overall condition. Little wear(Underarm rubbing) and no moth. Size: Tunic 40 inch chest and 17 inch underarm
Officers Post WW1 Pith Sun Helmet with diamond flash A good quality officers leather edged Pith 'Wolseley' sun helmet. In good condition. Internal leather sweat band marked 'Comfortease' . No date but of a style circa 1925. Approx size 7. Complete with leather chinstrap and red unit flash to each side of the pagri. No damage to cork.
OFFICERS WW1 SCOTTISH CUT AWAY HIGHLANDERS TUNIC WW1 Scottish officers Service Dress Tunic to a Captain of the 9th battalion Highland Light Infantry, the 'Glasgow Highlanders'. Complete with all brass regimental 9th HLI buttons, collar badges and 1914/5 medal ribbon. Overseas service stripes 1914 - 1917 and two wound stripes. Unusual cuff rank braid field added on war service. In very good overall condition and little moth. (No tailors label) Size: Tunic 36 inch chest and 17 inch underarm
OFFICERS WW1 SCOTTISH CUT AWAY HIGHLANDERS TUNIC Extra photographs.
OFFICERS WW2 1940 SCOTTISH CUT AWAY HIGHLANDERS TUNIC Scottish officers Service Dress Tunic to a Captain Large of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Complete with all brass regimental Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders buttons and bronze collar dogs .Tailor's label dated 1940 Anderson & Sons, Edinburgh and Glasgow. In very good overall condition. Minor surface moth. Chest size 38 inches.
Original 1914 Princess Mary Gift Christmas card Original 1914 Princess Mary Gift Christmas card.
Original 1915 Princess Mary Gift Christmas card Original 1915 Princess Mary Gift Christmas card.
Original British 1903 pattern leather bayonet frog. Dated 1915 Original 1903 pattern leather bayonet frog. Leather in good condition. Manufacturers stamp Wilmott Bennett, Walsall. Almost no wear. Damage free, nice patina. (1915 Date hard to make out).
Original British 1914 pattern leather ammunition pouch pair Original 1914 pattern leather ammunition pouch pair. Leather in excellent condition. Matching pair in a lighter colour.WD stamp to end of one strap. No wear. Possibly not issued.
Original British 1914 pattern leather bayonet frog Original 1914 pattern leather bayonet frog. Leather in very good condition. Manufacturers stamp Mason & Son, Birmingham 1915. Almost no wear. Damage free.
Original British 1914 pattern leather entrenching tool head carrier Original 1914 pattern leather entrenching tool head carrier. Leather in excellent condition. Manufacturers stamp Singer, Sew Co. 1915. No wear. Possibly not issued.
Original British 1914 pattern leather helve carrier Original 1914 pattern leather helve carrier. Leather in excellent condition. Manufacturers stamp Singer Sew Co, Birmingham 1915. No wear. Not issued.
Original British 1914 pattern leather water bottle carrier Original 1914 pattern leather water bottle carrier. Leather in excellent condition. Manufacturers stamp Singer Sew Co, Birmingham 1915. No wear. Not issued.
ORIGINAL BRITISH UNION JACK FLAG: CHATHAM DOCKYARD A good quality 1988 dated Union Jack flag manufactured from cotton & linen. Believed to be a Royal Navy flag. Stamped Chatham Dockyard Flag, Bdths 4 1988. Complete with brass fittings. Measures approx. 70 x 34 inches. In excellent condition.
ORIGINAL WW1 BRITISH RAF RFC FLAG. AM MARKED Rare original RFC or early RAF Air Ministry stamped flag. The design first appeared in Jan 1918 and was altered in 1920 to that of the more familiar pale blue with roundel after the Admiralty complained it was too similar to the Royal Naval Ensign. The flag is ink stamped Oxford, England, AM + crown. Measures approx. 24 x 40 inches.
Original WW1 German Binoculars Fernglas 08 by Emil Busch Classic German WW1 binoculars in good working condition and clear optics. Used by WW1 German officers and NCO's .
Our Day: WW1 ambulance. Charity flag day pin to fund ambulances on the Western Front. An iconic image.
Pair of 1930's School Sporting caps. As worn by private and grammar school pupils in the 1920s and 1930s. An attractive pair of caps worn as a sign of sporting prowess. Manufactured by C G Southcott, Leeds and dated 1935 and 1937. Could be cricket, rowing or rugby caps. These were owned and worn by a WW2 British Army Officer. Scattered small moth holes
Pair of British Army Mounted troops spurs A good solid pair of nickel silver and leather dress spurs. Marked 'nickel silver' but no other markings. Leather is thick and strong and all metal is in good condition. There is no wear and little evidence of much use. Unknown date.
Pair of British Army officers shoulder straps to a captain. Pair of British Army khaki service dress tunic officers shoulder tabs to a captain. There are six matching brass officers pips.
Pair of WW1 Blackened Brass OTC shoulder titles. Trent OTC College Matching Pair of WW1 Blackened Brass OTC shoulder titles. Trent OTC College. Complete with brass backing plates.
Pair of WW1 Brass shoulder titles. Devonshire Regiment Pair of WW1 Brass shoulder titles. Devon. Good condition.
Pair of WW1 Brass shoulder titles. Kings Shrophire Light Infantry Pair of WW1 Brass shoulder titles. KSLI. Good condition
Pair of WW1 Brass shoulder titles. Lincolnshire Regiment Pair of WW1 Brass shoulder titles. Lincoln. Good condition
Pair of WW1 Brass shoulder titles. Machine Gun Corps Pair of WW1 Brass shoulder titles. MGC good condition.
Pair of WW1 Brass shoulder titles. Middlesex Regiment Pair of WW1 Brass shoulder titles. Middlesex. In good condition.
Pair of WW1 Brass shoulder titles. Royak Berkshire Regiment Pair of WW1 Brass shoulder titles. Royal Berks.. Good condition.
Pair of WW1 Brass shoulder titles. South Staffordshire Regiment Pair of WW1 Brass shoulder titles. S Staffordshire .. Good condition....
PAIR OF WW1 WORCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT OFFICERS BRONZE COLLAR BADGES An original pair of WW1 bronze collar badges to an officer of the Worcestershire Regiment. Not an exact matching pair but close..
Passchendaele Death Plaque: Lancashire Fusiliers Unique name: Christopher Pilkington from Manchester service number 202493 2/5th Lancashire Fusiliers. Died age 20 on November 20th 1917 at Third Ypres.
Post WW1 British Army 1924 dated Pith Helmet A superb 1924 dated Pith 'Wolseley' other ranks sun helmet. In very good condition externally. Size 6 7/8. Internal stamp of Ayres, London 1924 .Complete with leather chinstrap and T. F. Royal Artillery flash to puggaree. No damage to cork (other than slight movement to rear rim).
POST WW1 ROYAL MARINE INFANTRY TUNIC WW1 pattern dark blue Royal Marine ratings tunic. Early 1920's tunic. Complete with a full set of RM brass buttons, collar badges and brass shoulder titles. Red crossed rifles marksman badge and corporal stripes. Condition is very good for its age (couple of small moth holes). Size 36 inch chest
Post WW1, 1929 dated Pith Helmet. A superb 1929 dated Pith 'Wolseley' other ranks sun helmet. In excellent, mint condition externally. Internal paper label 'Helmets Ltd size 6 3/4 Wheathampstead'. Complete with leather chinstrap. No damage to cork.
Pre WW1 Black Dress Cap to the Wiltshire Regiment. A British Other Ranks full dress cap to a member of the Wiltshire Regiment. In very good condition, hardly worn and moth free. Complete with cap badge, narrow black leather chin strap' light infantry buttons and black oilskin sweatband. Remains of Hobson & Sons retailers paper label. Soldiers name under sweatband.
Pre WW1 crossed flags recruiting sergeants arm badge. Manufactured for the British full dress army tunic this badge has never been worn and is free of moth or wear. Complete with manufacturers label to the rear Abraham & Sons, Dean Street, Soho, London.
Pre WW1 ROYAL SCOTS TARTAN TREWS A rare pre WW1 pair of tartan wool trews unworn. Complete with paper Label from the Royal Army Clothing Factory dated 1912. Waist 34 inches, inside leg 32 inches, TRS (The Royal Scots). In excellent unworn condition free from moth.
RAF First Pattern 1918 Officers Khaki cap. RAF First Pattern 1918 Officers Khaki cap. With Officers gilt cap badge, black leather peak and thin black leather chin strap. Tailors label to interior stamped on quilted lining, Tress & Co, London. In good overall condition ( leather sweatband loose and some moth holes to top).
RAF First Pattern 1918 Officers Khaki cap. RAF First Pattern 1918 Officers Khaki cap. With Officers gilt cap badge, black leather peak and thin black leather chin strap. Quilted lining . In good overall condition, no holes ( some surface moth to mohair band.).Named to a J W Pilgrim 154863. Size 6 1/2 (53 cm).
RAF Officers 1918 Khaki Scottish Pattern Tunic A very rare 1918 Scottish pattern tunic worn by an officer of the Royal Air Force. Complete with a pair of brass eagles wings to each sleeve , pilots embroidered wings badge and leather buttons. Cut away front (so sporran can be seen) In good condition with evidence of use (I count six small holes of which two have been period sewn these do not detract from the tunics appearance ).
RAF Officers Khaki 1918 First Pattern tunic A superb 1918 tunic worn by an officer of the Royal Air Force. Complete with cuff rank braid, pair of brass eagles wings to each sleeve , pilots embroidered wings badge and correct rope edged buttons (adopted from RNAS). In excellent almost pristine condition no wear or moth attack I can see. Tailors badge, Holborn, London but no officers name.
RAF Officers Khaki 1918 First Pattern tunic RAF Officers Khaki 1918 First Pattern tunic A very good 1918 tunic worn by a 2nd Lieutenant of the Royal Air Force. Complete with early embroidered RAF wings badge and correct rope edged buttons adopted from the RNAS. (2nd Lieutenants wore no cuff rank braid). In very good condition almost no wear ( I count ten tiny holes and a small repaired cut to sleeve) No tailors badge or name.
RAF Officers Khaki 1918 First Pattern tunic. See above Extra photographs.
RAF Officers peak cap 1944 War Department issue stamp Very good condition RAF Officers peak cap with Kings Crown Badge Leather sweatband, padded lining, and Kings Crown Badge. Size 6 7/8. In very good moth free condition (couple of bites to mohair band).. Tailors label to Hobson & Son, London. Very unusual to find an officers cap with original issue War Department issue stamp for 1944 (M) on the inside of the leather sweatband! Internal diamond padded lining and green vinyl under the peak...
RAF OTHER RANKS PEAKED CAP Good condition RAF other ranks peak cap with brass 'Kings Crown' badge. Leather sweatband and black oil cloth liner. Markings to sweatband A.I.D. 3G3 and airman's number 5010983. Size 7. (Few small moth nibbles but no holes)
RAF War Service Dress Trousers A good pair of these RAF Aircraftsman Trousers . Measures 30” waist and inside leg 32“. The trousers are in very good condition (I count just three pin head size moth holes). No label although a faint WD stamp can be seen.
RAF WW2 Officers peak cap with Kings Crown Badge RAF British Officers WW2 peak cap. Leather sweatband, quilted lining, black leather chin strap and Kings Crown Badge. Size 7. In good condition (little moth under peak)
Rare WW2 1941 dated Australian Slouch hat A good 1941 dated ANZAC slouch hat. Manufactured by R C Henderson. Size 7. Sweatband and leather strap both in excellent condition. Evidence of cloth unit patch & badge. surface moth under rim not seen when worn or displayed.
RED TIE AS WORN BY THOSE ISSUED HOSPITAL BLUES Red WW1 or WW2 tie to be worn with hospital blue. Not date marked.
Remember our wounded boys Charity flag day pin wounded soldier wearing hospital blues sat up in bed. A larger image
REPRODUCTION SCOTTISH KHAKI TAM O SHANTER Scottish Highland pattern WW1 baggy khaki service dress Tam O Shanter. Made by 'Khaki on Campaign'. In excellent condition free from wear or moth. Size 7 1/4.
RFA: James Whittingham James Whittingham from Jersey born 1885 enlisted in the Royal Field Artillery in 1903. Discharged April 1915 as no longer physically fit. Service number 30110 Pay book condition is good. Includes 1906 parchment transfer to reserves certificate and character reference.
RFC BAMBOO CANE SWAGGER STICK. RFC BAMBOO CANE SWAGGER STICK. Royal Flying Corps Officers bamboo cane swagger stick. Complete with white metal top and RFC wings. In good condition. Measures 32 inches in length.
RFC BAMBOO CANE SWAGGER STICK. Royal Flying Corps Officers bamboo cane swagger stick. Complete with white metal top and RFC wings. In very good condition. Measures 27 inches in length.
RFC I'D TAGS, VICTORY MEDAL, MEDAL FORM 238 & Photo An interesting lot to an Royal Flying Corps airman. Consists of original matching pair of Identification tags to S. H. Fincher, RFC 80340 on original string. Victory medal to 80340 , 3 AM S H Fincher RAF in original box with form 238 to S H Fincher, Sparkhill, Birmingham. Complete with photograph marked to the rear Sidney Harold Fincher.
RFC Officers Cuff Rank Khaki Scottish Pattern Service Dress Tunic Rare Scottish pattern tunic worn by an officer of the Royal Flying Corps. Cut away front, cuff rank pips to a second lieutenant, pilots embroidered wings badge and leather buttons. In summer weight gabardine. Bronze collar badges to the Gordon Highlanders. Tailors label and faint officers name. 1914 date. A few areas of wear.
RFC Officers Khaki 'Maternity' style tunic A good Maternity pattern tunic worn by an officer (2nd Lieutenant) of the Royal Flying Corps. Complete with embroidered shoulder pips, brass collar badges and all buttons. Externally in excellent condition and free from moth. Has Californian film company costumiers marks. Evidence of wear to button holes, some internal lining loose and an extra button hole added to each epaulette.
RFC Officers Khaki 'Maternity' style tunic A very good Maternity pattern tunic worn by an officer (2nd Lieutenant) of the Royal Flying Corps. Complete with embroidered shoulder pips, and a full set of horn buttons. Externally in very good condition and free from moth. Evidence of pilots wings badge once fitted. Chest 34 inches.
RFC OFFICERS KHAKI MATERNITY TUNIC A very good Maternity pattern tunic worn by an officer (2nd Lieutenant) of the Royal Flying Corps. Complete with embroidered shoulder pips, and a full set of buttons (shoulder straps secured by brass RFC buttons). Externally in very good condition and free from moth (One small repair to lower right sleeve). Interior in attractive green silk lining. Remains of label marked Wilder Lt Oct 17. Chest 38 inches
RFC OTHER RANKS MATERNITY TUNIC REPRO RFC Other Ranks Khaki 'Maternity' style tunic A very good Maternity pattern tunic as worn by airmen of the Royal Flying Corps. Complete with embroidered RFC shoulder titles and a full set of horn buttons.Externally in very good condition and free from moth. Looks to be an old reproduction tunic. No label, date or maker marks. In a very large size: Chest 48 inches.
RFC WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS FLOPPY STYLE TRENCH CAP British Army Officers WW1 'floppy' style Service Dress Cap. Brass Royal Flying Corps cap badge with tailors stamp for the prestigious hat makers Christys of London. Quilted spiral silk lining. Good condition (wear to interior and peak, slight moth to rear)
RFC WW1 Officers Royal Flying Corps Khaki Side Cap WW1 Officers Royal Flying Corps Khaki Side Cap. RFC brass buttons and cap badge. Quilted lining with velvet edge strip. In good moth free condition.
ROYAL ENGINEERS, BUTTONS, COLLAR BADGES & ID TAGS. King George VI brass Royal Engineers tunic buttons, officers collar badges and pair of ID Tags to 2nd Lieutenant Rees service number 88963.
Royal Engineers: Charles Wilson Charles Wilson attested June 1917. Born 1886. Service number: 315525 Condition of book is good.
ROYAL FLYING CORPS MATCHING PAIR OF SHOULDER TITLES A very good original matching pair of dark blue 'Royal Flying Corps' shoulder titles. Remains of thread where removed from tunic.
ROYAL FLYING CORPS OFFICERS SAM BROWNE BELT A good leather officers two part Sam Browne belt to an RFC casualty. Retailers stamp to Lugsdin, Toronto (Canada) Belt is marked in numerous places G Bertram Scott RFC. Second Lieutenant George Bertram Scott died August 17, 1918 attached to No.28 Training Depot Station. George Bertram Scott was one of many Canadian officers who joined the RFC. Unfortunately he was killed during training in a flying accident. Belt Measures 28 - 32 inch waist.
Royal Flying Corps Other Ranks Pantaloons/ breeches Royal Flying Corps Other Ranks Pantaloons/ breeches. Very rare hardly worn pair of Bedford cord airman's breeches. This is a very distinctive pattern unlike any other from WW1. The pattern of buttons allow the front to fold down whilst being worn. No damage, wear or moth. Complete with late war WD stamp and remains of paper label to rear. Waist 30 inches. All original zinc buttons are present (C Edkins & Sons, Birmingham). Only other example I have seen is in the Imperial War Museum (can be seen online)
Royal Flying Corps Other Ranks Pantaloons/ breeches Extra photographs
ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY BRITISH ARMY WW1 SLIP ON SHOULDER TITLES In good condition a matching pair of WW1 white embroidered 'RGA' khaki service dress slip on shoulder titles. ( Later WW2 titles are embroidered in a darker thread)....
Royal Irish Rifles Young Citizens & Royal Dublin Fusiliers Cap Badges Two pre 1922 Irish cap badges. 1. Royal Irish Rifles Young Citizens. JR Gaunt. Brass. 2. Royal Dublin Fusiliers cap badge.
Royal Naval Air Service Ditty Box and ID Bracelet Tag & photographs Royal Navy seaman's wooden ditty box together with its original key and name plate to the front. D.J. Hull. RNAS service number 2250 and 2211. Includes owner's identity wrist bracelet and two photographs. Research shows that Petty Officer Mechanic David John Hull ON 2250 was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal in 1917,
ROYAL NAVY BRITISH KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP An unusual British WW2 peaked other ranks khaki serge service dress cap . Khaki body and black peak. Similar to that worn by the RND & RNAS in WW1. Complete with RN Petty Officers embroidered badge, plain black buttons and leatherette sweatband. In good condition (some surface moth ). No date or manufacturers stamp. Size 7. Little wear.
Royal Navy Dark Blue WW2 working jacket. Royal Navy dark blue cotton working jacket. Two external pockets. Chest size 44 inches. Label faded so no clear date. Storage marks and creasing but damage and wear free.
ROYAL NAVY IDENTFICATION TAG & PHOTOGRAPHS Royal Navy J Money, Chief Stoker ID Tag, photographs and buttons.
ROYAL NAVY OFFICERS PEAK CAP A very good quality WW2 Officers dark blue, Royal Navy peak cap. In very good condition (little wear to mohair cap band) Retailers/tailors stamp 'Best Quality' with blue silk quilted lining (looks unworn) Officers embroidered badge, thin leather chin strap, leather sweat band and quilted lining. Size 7. Loose white cotton cap cover.
ROYAL NAVY PETTY OFFICERS PEAK CAP A good quality WW2 or earlier Officers style, Dark Blue, Royal Navy peak cap. In very good condition overall (little wear to mohair cap band) Retailers/tailors stamp (Kings Crown) Sanders & Brightman, London. Red Petty Officers embroidered badge, thin leather chin strap, leather sweat band and quilted lining.
ROYAL NAVY RATINGS CAP UNISSUED Very good Royal Navy dark blue ratings cap. Typical Pork Pie pattern from WW2 or earlier. In excellent condition (Just one small moth hole) looks to be unworn or never issued.Size 6 3/4.
ROYAL NAVY WW2 SENIOR OFFICERS PEAK CAP A good quality WW2 Officers dark blue, Royal Navy peak cap.Rank bullion on the peak to a Captain (Can see cap on named label) In good condition ( wear to mohair cap band) , officers bullion 'Kings Crown' badge, thin black leather chin strap and leather sweat band . Size 6 7/8.
ROYAL NAVY WW2 SENIOR OFFICERS PEAK CAP A good quality WW2 Officers dark blue, Royal Navy peak cap.Rank bullion on the peak (Commodore or Captain) In good condition (little wear to mohair cap band) Blue silk lining, officers bullion 'Kings Crown' badge, thin black leather chin strap and leather sweat band . Size 7.
Royal Scots WW2 British Slouch Hat. A British Slouch hat of the type worn in the Far East Theatre. Size 6 5/8. by F J Elliot of Atherstone. (Date hard to read, possibly 1939 under leather strip) In good condition with a few small moth holes and no chinstrap. Retains a simple pagri and badge to the Royal Scots.
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Salvation Army: Ambulance Unit: Home from Home Salvation Army: Ambulance Unit. Shows images of an ambulance and soldiers rest home.
SCOTTISH 1922 PATTERN KHAKI SERVICE DRESS TUNIC An excellent Scottish service dress tunic. In immaculate, unissued condition. free of moth and dated October 1939. Complete with all brass general service buttons, no badges or titles have ever been attached.. Manufacturers label , Ideal Clothiers Ltd. Height 5 feet 10 inch.
SCOTTISH 1922 PATTERN SERVICE DRESS KHAKI TUNIC A good Scottish service dress rounded/ cut away front tunic. Free of moth and complete with all brass general service buttons and Royal Scots Fusiliers brass shoulder titles.. Manufacturers label removed and WD stamp present with S date stamp (for 1938) Size 36 inch chest.
SCOTTISH 1922 PATTERN SERVICE DRESS KHAKI TUNIC An excellent Scottish service dress rounded/ cut away front tunic. Free of moth looks unworn. Complete with all brass general service buttons and Royal Scots brass shoulder titles and collar badges. Manufacturers label to L Silberston faint 1935 date and WD stamp V (for 1935) Size 39 inch chest .Height 6 ft. Brass cuff sergeant majors crowns.
SCOTTISH 1922 PATTERN SERVICE DRESS KHAKI TUNIC A good Scottish service dress rounded/ cut away front tunic. Free of moth and complete with all brass general service buttons and Camerons brass shoulder titles (Queens Own Cameron Highlanders). Part of manufacturers label present. Size 38 inch chest, height 5ft 8 inches..
SCOTTISH 1922 PATTERN SERVICE DRESS KHAKI TUNIC A good Scottish service dress rounded/ cut away front tunic. Free of moth (some shoulder strap wear) and complete with all brass general service buttons and single Cameron brass shoulder title (Queens Own Cameron Highlanders). Size 38 inch chest.
Scottish Highlanders under kilt tartan shorts. Vintage wool tartan underwear as worn by Scottish soldiers under their kilt. A "True Scotsman" was reputed to wear nothing under his kilt unless in very cold or windy weather. Fully lined with provision for draw string. A few tiny moth bites. Waist 32 inches.
SCOTTISH HORSE SHOULDER TITLES, COLLAR BADGE & BUTTONS Scottish Horse brass Shoulder Titles, collar badge and five small buttons.
September 1939 WW2 7th/9th ROYAL SCOTS KILT Other Ranks British Army,Tartan kilt to the 7th/9th Battalions Royal Scots. In very good unworn condition (Probably unissued) looks to be moth free. Faint War Department (R) WD stamp for 1939. Waist size 29 inches. Tailors label J Imrie & Co. Height 5 feet 6 inches.
SIY scarce South of Ireland Yeomanry 1902-08 brass Irish shoulder titles Scarce matching pair of 1902-08 Irish brass shoulder titles. in very good condition with all intact loops to the rear. Raised in March 1900 as South Irish Horse. Renamed in 1902 as the South of Ireland Yeomanry. Reverted back to the South Irish Horse in 1908. Disbanded in 1922.
Slip-on Shoulder Rank. Major rank Royal Engineers Slip-on Shoulder Rank. Pair of Royal Engineer Major's crown.
Slip-on Shoulder Rank. Three pips for Royal Engineer Captain. Pair of Slip-on Shoulder Rank. Three pips for Royal Engineer Captain.
SMALL BOER WAR 1901 DATED LEATHER POUCH Clearly marked Hepburn & Gale 1901 a nice Boer War, British Army Officers leather bullet pouch.
SPANISH AMERICAN WAR PERIOD KHAKI CHILDS OFFICERS TUNIC Unusual copy of an American Officers tunic circa 1900 made for a young child. Has Austrian pattern embroidered cuffs and officers shoulder patches. Made in a cotton denim with false buttons. No moth or tears. Size 34 inch chest and 14 inch underarm length.
SUFFOLK REGIMENT BRITISH ARMY WW1 SLIP ON SHOULDER TITLES In good condition a matching pair of WW1 white embroidered 'Suffolk' khaki service dress slip on shoulder titles. ( Later WW2 titles are embroidered in a darker thread).
Sussex Regiment British 1907 Bayonet and Scabbard By Wilkinson British 1907 Bayonet and Scabbard By Wilkinson. The blade is stamped with a crown over "G.R." followed by the date "1907". Below this is the date of manufacture "9 15" denoting September 1915 and finally the initials "JAC". Unit marked to the 2nd Battalion Sussex Regiment. Condition is very good overall. Wood shows wear but all metal is rust free.
THE BRITISH ARMY OF AUGUST 1914: RAY WESTLAKE A well illustrated reference book in good condition. Full colour & black & white images on most pages. Author Ray Westlake 192 pages. Published 2005.
The Royal Scots: John Pringle John Pringle born 1899 of Glasgow. Innoculations April 1917. Regimental number 53199. Occupation clerk.
THE THIN RED LINE: UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY 1751-1914 A well illustrated reference book in good condition. Full colour illustrations throughout. Author DSV & BK Fosten. 127 pages. Published 1995.
THE WORLD WAR ONE SOURCE BOOK: PHILIP HAYTHORNTHWAITE A well illustrated reference book on all aspects of WW1. £30 new. Published 1994. 402 pages
Tropical Slip-on Shoulder Rank Captain in RE Tropical Slip-on Shoulder Rank. Three pips for Royal Engineer Captain.
TURKISH PRISONER OF WAR GLASS BEADED SNAKE 1917 Hand made by Turkish prisoners to pass the time and earn an income in allied Prisoner of War camps. Amber snake with blue and white diamonds upon its back and white underbelly. 1917 spelt out in numbers. Measures: 4 feet 10 inches in length. Condition is very good (one missing bead)
TURKISH PRISONER STYLE BEAD WORK SNAKE Hand made by Turkish prisoners to pass the time and earn an income in allied Prisoner of War camps. Pale blue snake with blue & amber flowers upon its back and white underbelly. (Possibly civilian made) Measures: 21 inches in length. Condition is very good.
Turkish WW1 (Reproduction) kabalak “bashlik" Headress Turkish WW1“bashlik" (Reproduction) Headress. Good size 71/4.
TURKISH WW1 1919 DATED PRISONER OF WAR SNAKE Hand made by Turkish prisoners to pass the time and earn an income in Prisoner of War camps. Green snake with amber zig zag stripe upon its back and white underbelly. Turkish Prisoner 1919 spelt out in words. Measures: 5 feet in length. Condition is good (the odd missing bead) very attractive.
TURKISH WW1 GLASS BEADED POW SNAKE Hand made by Turkish prisoners to pass the time and earn an income in allied Prisoner of War camps. Amber snake with dark green zig zag line upon its back and white underbelly. Turkish Prisoner spelt out in words. Measures: 5 feet 2 inches in length. Condition is very good.
TURKISH WW1 PRISONER OF WAR GLASS BEADED SNAKE 1919 Hand made by Turkish prisoners to pass the time and earn an income in allied Prisoner of War camps. Amber snake with dark blue zig zag line upon its back and white underbelly. 1919 date spelt out.. Measures: 3 feet 10 inches in length. Condition is very good.
TURKISH WW1 PRISONER OF WAR SNAKE TURKISH WW1 PRISONER OF WAR SNAKE. Hand made by Turkish prisoners to pass the time and earn an income in allied Prisoner of War camps. Amber snake with black and red diamonds upon its back and white underbelly. Turkish Prisoner spelt out in words. Measures: 5 feet 6 inches in length. Condition is very good (the odd missing bead)
TWO BRITISH SOLDIERS FLYING AN AEROPLANE 1914 - 1918 WW1 SILK POSTCARD ; Embroidered silk image of two British Tommys dressed in khak. One is piloting the plane and the other is dropping Christmas holly and mistletoe .Condition is good. Message to rear from soldier father to son. Manufacturer PR France.
Unused set of 4 RFC brass tunic buttons by Gaunt. Unused set of four, 22mm diameter RFC brass tunic buttons by Gaunt.
VERNERS PATTERN 1915 DATED BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS COMPASS VERNERS PATTERN Mark VII 1915 DATED BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS COMPASS. In good overall condition (Crack to front glass)
VERNERS PATTERN Mark VIII 1917 DATED BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS COMPASS VERNERS PATTERN Mark VIII 1917 DATED BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS COMPASS. In good overall condition. Some service wear and free from damage.
VERNERS PATTERN Mark VIII 1917 DATED BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS COMPASS & CASE British Army Officers, Verners Pattern 1917 dated compass and case. 1. Verners Pattern compass dated 1917. Arrow not moving. Stamped F-L No 108153. 1917 2. Leather Case: Stamped R Stafford, 1917. Faint ink name W J H Waller.
VICTORIAN (VC WINNER) PATROL TUNIC SCOTTISH RIFLES Black wool military Victorian patrol tunic. Full set of Victorian crown black buttons to the Cameronians / Scottish rifles. Two medal ribbons, Victoria Cross and Victorian Boer war. There is scattered surface moth but no major damage. Label is hard to read to determine the owners name.
Victorian / Boer War ERA British Rifle Regiment Officer's Sword. Victorian / Boer War ERA British Rifle Regiment Officer's Sword. Fishskin grip and blade in good shape. Complete with steel scabbard. Etching to blade including Victoria crown. Sword sheathes and draws well. Light surface rusting but no pitting. Top is a little loose. UK buyers only due to size and customs regulations.
VICTORIAN 13TH MIDDLESEX RIFLE VOLUNTEERS TUNIC 13th Middlesex Queens Westminster Rifles grey frock wool serge tunic. A rare tunic of the type worn in the Boer War. The serge tunic was more practical than the khaki drill to cope with the cold nights. Complete with silver Queen Victoria's crown regimental buttons and to the shoulder straps red embroidered titles 13 Mx. The interior with original cloth tailors label from Samuel Brothers, London. Good condition, (a little sun fading) little wear or moth.
VICTORIAN 13TH MIDDLESEX RIFLE VOLUNTEERS TUNIC Extra photographs.
VICTORIAN DARK BLUE ROYAL NAVY RATINGS CAP: HMS LONDON Rare Victorian Royal Navy dark blue ratings cap. Some exterior moth. Excellent quilted lining. Victorian cap tally HMS London.
Victorian Fultons Instructional Handkerchief: Lee Metford Rifle An interesting and detailed instructional hanky circa 1885. This example provided details about the use of the Lee Metford Rifle, signalling, bayonet exercise and combat instruction. In good condition, no moth, measures 24 inches x 20 inches.
VICTORIAN MILITARY BLUE TUNIC JACKET Dark blue military Victorian tunic. In excellent condition free from moth with a full set of Queen Victoria crown buttons. The buttons are of a central VR surrounded by 'Honi Soit Qui Mali Pense' below crown. Two chest pockets. Internal waxed cotton reinforcing. Named to C Salkeld C103. (Hussars !)
VICTORIAN OFFICERS CREAM SHELL JACKET An unworn, attractive off white melton cloth officers shell jacket. In excellent condition. Clearly an expensive item lined in a cream quilted silk or cotton. Has a full set of Kings crown (16) gilt buttons of the 'Queens Own Cameron Highlanders'. Shoulder straps removed.
VICTORIAN OFFICERS CREAM SHELL JACKET TO THE HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY A very attractive cream melton cloth officers shell jacket with crossed rifles marksman badge to left arm. Named to a H J Eastwood. Complete with cream wool lining and a full set of Honourable Artillery Company (infantry) Queen Victoria's crown white metal buttons. In very good condition for its age with only a couple of tiny moth bites.
Victorian pattern British officers leather ammunition pouch. Victorian pattern British officers leather ammunition pouch. In excellent condition . No date or maker mark.
VICTORIAN ROYAL ARTILLERY VOLUNTEERS PILLBOX CAP A very good late Victorian British Army pillbox cap. Royal Artillery pattern silver braid to the top and silver band. Believed to have been worn by a volunteer officer. (Regulars wore gold). In good condition free from moth. Interior with red quilted lining and leather sweatband (original hooks beneath for cap strap). Evidence of wear to the interior.
War Office marked clean WW1 Officers binoculars. War Office marked clean WW1 Officers binoculars in very good condition with little wear.
WARMANS WWII COLLECTABLES: IDENTIFICATION & PRICE GUIDE A well illustrated reference book by John Adams Graf. Include information and advice on Uniforms, weapons and field gear of all the principal countries engaged in World War 2. 3rd Edition 2014. 304 pages with extensive colour photographs throughout.
WARRANT OFFICERS WW1 OR INTERWAR SCOTTISH CUT AWAY HIGHLANDERS TUNIC Scottish warrant officers class I Service Dress Tunic. (Officer material & Other Ranks style). Could be WW1 or inter war. Complete with all brass regimental HLI (Highland Light Infantry) buttons, officers HLI collar badges and bandmaster khaki badges. In very good overall condition (Little light surface moth, no holes). Size: Tunic 38 inch chest and 17 inch underarm
WELL DECORATED WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS TUNIC TO LIEUTENANT COLONEL 1916 Pattern Officers Service Dress Tunic to a named Lieutenant Colonel. Complete with all brass Royal Artillery buttons and 'Ubique' collar badges. Tailors label Campbells of Beauly. Officer named Lt Colonel Will. DSO, November 1917. Robert Ross Will arrived in France in May 1915 as a lieutenant and finished the war as Lieutenant Colonel. His uniform shows he won the DSO, mentioned in despatches, and was awarded the CIE Companion of the Indian Empire. In good overall condition.(Just two small holes) Size: Tunic 36 inch chest and 17 inch underarm
WOMENS ATS OFFICERS CAP Officers Auxiliary Territorial Service khaki cap. In very good condition free from moth. Bronze officers ATS cap badge. Size 7. Tailors label Scott & Co Old Bond Street, Piccadilly, London.
WOMENS WRAAF NCO/ OTHER RANKS CAP. DATED 1939. RAF Women's blue wool peaked cap with patent leather peak. In excellent condition, looks unissued and unworn. Size 7. Clear 1939 date stamp.
WOMENS WW1 DARK BLUE & YELLOW CAP This is an unusual cap to one of the Women's units raised during WW1. Has embroidered unit name that looks like CPS with Kings crown above. Could be a postal unit, Royal Navy or RFC. It is in good condition , well made and free of moth. Service wear where handled.
WW1 Warrant Officers summer weight tunic dated 1919. A summer weight service dress khaki tunic to a Warrant Officer of the Royal Fusiliers. Complete with all brass Royal Fusiliers buttons, brass sleeve W/O rank badges and ticket pocket. (A little light moth, nothing bad). Tailors label Sandilands & Sons, London dated 1919.. Chest size 37 inches.
WW1 1914 DATED HIGHLAND GAITERS / SPATS Original WW1 British army spats. Worn by Scottish highland soldiers as part of the 1902 service dress. Made from a tough khaki coloured cotton weave with eight buttons. One has paper label Thompson & Co, Wellingborough 1914. A slightly mismatched pair but other than the buttons look identical. Hardly worn pair.
WW1 1914 PATTERN BRITISH WEBLEY LEATHER PISTOL HOLSTER British 1914 pattern leather holster. Manufacturers stamp HGR 1916. In good condition for age, all stitching is sound nice colour. Scratches show evidence of service wear.
WW1 1914 Pattern British Leather Pistol Ammunition Pouch WW1 1914 Pattern British Leather Pistol Ammunition Pouch. An other ranks pistol ammunition pouch in very good condition. Manufacturers stamp Ayres, London, 1915.
WW1 1915 DATED RFC / CAVALRY HOUGHTON BUTCHER MAP BOARD The Houghton Map board was used by both RFC Crews and British Cavalry Officers during WW1. Designed to be used with either a map or plain paper, the rollers on each side allowing either to be rolled in each direction for navigation or observation purposes. The front has a compass and two scales whilst on the reverse an inclinometer sits beneath a Perspex cover. Dated 1915 and with a WD arrow, this example is in very good condition . Lacks leather wrist strap.
WW1 1915 NATIONAL REGISTRATION ACT CARD WW1 1915 NATIONAL REGISTRATION ACT CARD. Original card to a Lilian Eleanor Bowen, household duties (domestic servant) of Fenny Stratford, Buckinghamshire.
WW1 1916 Dated Map of Hazebrouck Belgium. Includes Ypres. A good original official War Department issue map, dated 1916. Scale 1:100,000. Ordnance survey 1916. Some age wear . Pencil named : Corporal Foster RE.
WW1 1917 DATED WEBLEY LEATHER PISTOL HOLSTER British Other Ranks 1903 pattern leather holster. Manufactured by HGR date marked 1917. In good condition for age, dark colour, no holes or loose stitching. As worn by RFC, Tank Corps and Lewis gunners.
WW1 1917 DATED BRITISH OFFICERS WEBLEY LEATHER PISTOL HOLSTER British Officers leather holster. Manufactured by Martins of Birmingham and dated 1917. In good condition for age, all stitching is sound nice colour. Scratches show evidence of service wear.
WW1 1917 DATED BRITISH OFFICERS WEBLEY LEATHER PISTOL HOLSTER British Officers leather holster. Manufactured by Heath, Machin & Co Walsall 1917. In good condition for age, all stitching is sound nice colour. A few small holes added to front.
WW1 1917 DATED BRITISH OFFICERS WEBLEY LEATHER PISTOL HOLSTER British Officers leather holster. Manufactured by W Stiby and dated 1917. In good condition for age with evidence of use. Good patina.
WW1 1917 DATED OFFICERS WEBLEY LEATHER PISTOL HOLSTER British Officers leather holster. Manufactured by Stiby and dated 1917. In good condition for age, nice colour. Outline of revolver can clearly be seen. Cut in rear strap.
WW1 1917 DATED RECRUITING MEDICAL CARD WW1 1917 DATED RECRUITING MEDICAL CARD. Named to a W G Jenkins of Swansea. Classed as B(2)
WW1 1918 DATED OFFICERS WEBLEY LEATHER AMMUNITION POUCH British Officers leather ammunition pouch. Manufactured by Galley and dated 1918. In very good condition for age, little evidence of use,nice colour and all stitching intact
WW1 1918 DATED RFC COWL TYPE LEATHER FLYING HELMET WW1 leather cowl type flying helmet as favoured by observers in the Royal Flying Corps. Tailors label Ad Astra, George Leavey & Co 1918. In good overall condition in a rich camel colour with all buckles and poppers intact.
WW1 Antique British soldiers Tortoisehell Cut Throat / Straight Razor WW1 era Antique Cut Throat, Straight Razor. Found in a British soldiers wash roll. Complete in original box. 'Taylors Master Barber' Sheffield. Unusual to find a high quality razor made of tortoiseshell. In good used condition. A little light rust and general wear commensurate with age and use.
WW1 ASC Warrant Officers cuff rank tunic WW1 ASC Warrant Officers cuff rank tunic An unusual former officers cuff rank service dress khaki tunic converted to a Warrant Officer of the Army Service Corps. Complete with all brass ASC buttons, brass lower sleeve W/O rank badges and four blue overseas service stripes. The tunic is made from a medium to heavyweight cloth. Remains of the cuff rank can be seen, ticket pocket to tailored belt and no holes to shoulder straps. Collar has been re tailored for a W/O. (There is very little moth, I count three small holes) No tailors label. Chest size 36 inches
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WW1 AUSTRALIAN /BRITISH INFANTRY MESS TINS DATED 1916 Typical British D shaped mess tins in good condition. All parts intact and in good order showing little wear and free from dents. Dated to the front 1916 Simpson & Son, Adelaide.
WW1 Aviators Leather Goggles. Royal Flying Corps. WW1 Aviators Leather Goggles of the style worn by members of the RFC. Royal Flying Corps. Leather face piece with nose covering. Rabbit fur lined, laminated glass lenses and original elasticated strap.
WW1 badges of the Womens Army Auxiliary Corps WAAC Very rare items. Two badges to a member of the WAAC who provided essential services to the British Army during WW1
WW1 Bearskin Aviators Type Gloves. Leather gauntlet style with black bearskin fur. WW1 Bearskin Aviators Type Gloves. Leather gauntlet style with black bearskin fur. Worn by Royal Flying Corps and Artillery observation officers during WW1. Probably manufactured in North America (Canada or USA) Some fur loss but good for their age.
WW1 British '03 Pattern Leather Belt WW1 British army 1903 pattern leather belt . In excellent condition. Well polished and hardly worn. No date.
WW1 British '03 Pattern Leather Belt WW1 British army 1903 pattern leather belt . In good condition. Thick leather, evidence of use, free from damage. No date. Fits waist up to 40 inches.
WW1 British '03 Pattern Leather Belt WW1 British army 1903 pattern leather belt . In good condition, brass buckle, free from damage. No date. Fits waist up to 40 inches.
WW1 British '03 Pattern Leather Belt dated 1906 WW1 British army 1903 pattern leather belt and brass buckle . In very good condition. Well polished and dated 1906. Manufacturers name CM Leather Goods Ltd. Soldiers number 105.
WW1 British '03 Pattern Leather Belt dated 1913 WW1 British army 1903 pattern leather belt . In excellent condition. Well polished and dated 1913. Manufacturers name M&Sons.
WW1 British '03 Pattern Leather Hate Belt WW1 British army 1903 pattern leather belt . Used as a hate belt. In good condition, brass buckle, numerous holes cut to attach cap badges. No date. Fits waist up to 34 inches.
WW1 BRITISH / CANADIAN ARMY LEATHER JERKIN Believed to be a WW1 leather jerkin. Original WW1 economy leather general service buttons. Blanket wool lining. Leather exterior in a medium brown colour and free from holes or tears. In excellent condition overall for its age. All seams are strong and tight. No date or manufacturers marks.
WW1 British Army 1915 Dated Map of Abbeville, France A good original official War Department issue map, dated War Office 1915. Scale 1:100,000. . Some age wear .
WW1 British Army 30th Division Arm Badge A British Army badge as worm on the sleeve by men of the 30th division raised by Lord Derby. Formed into Pals battalions from Manchester and Liverpool who were the core of this 'New Army' volunteer division.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY CUFF RANK TUNIC TO ROYAL ARTILLERY LIEUTENANT A nice cuff rank service dress khaki tunic to a Lieutenant of the Royal Artillery Complete with all brass Royal Artillery buttons, collar badges and double pip officers cuff rank. Three blue overseas service stripes. The tunic is made from a medium weight cloth. (There is very little moth, a little to the left bellows pocket) No tailors label. Chest size 36 inches.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY CUFF RANK TUNIC TO WORCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT LIEUTENANT A nice cuff rank service dress khaki tunic to a Lieutenant of the Worcestershire Regiment. Complete with gilt officers Worcestershire Regiment buttons, bronze collar badges and double pip officers cuff rank. Boer War & Africa medal ribbons. The tunic is made from a medium weight cloth. (There is some light scattered moth and old repair to front skirt. Hobson & Son, London label. Chest size 36 inches
WW1 BRITISH ARMY DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE: RDF Private Davis , Royal Dublin Fusiliers , number 24392. Honourably discharged on 16th August 1916. In good condition (left & right side dusty)
WW1 BRITISH ARMY DURHAM SLIP ON SHOULDER TITLES In very good condition a matching pair of WW1 white embroidered 'Durham' (Light Infantry) khaki service dress slip on shoulder titles. ( Later WW2 titles are embroidered in a darker thread).
WW1 BRITISH ARMY FIELD SERVICE CARD UNUSED British Army unused Field Service Card. Printed 1915.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY KHAKI DRILL SERVICE DRESS TROUSERS. WW1 BRITISH ARMY KD SERVICE DRESS TROUSERS. In good condition with little wear. Zinc buttons (couple missing). Waist size 30 inches.
WW1 British Army Long handled Barbed Wire cutters. WW1 British Army Long handled Barbed Wire cutters. Manufactured by Charles Pugh of Birmingham. WD arrow stamped. Length 20 inches.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY MESS TIN DATED 1916 Typical British D shaped mess tin in very good condition. All parts intact in good order showing little wear. Faint stamp to base Hancock & Corfield, Mitcham 1916
WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICER CADET TUNIC WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICER CADET TUNIC. Officer quality shoulder rank khaki service dress tunic to an officer cadet promoted from the ranks in 1918. 2nd Lieutenant Arthur Wilkinson was promoted from sergeant whilst serving in Italy. Tunic has three blue overseas service dress and age darkened general service brass buttons. No collar badges ever attached and two small holes to each shoulder strap where brass Officer Cadet badges were once fitted. Tunic shows little wear ( few pin head sized moth holes and lower right pocket has moth damage to corners. Sun lightened to lower back)
WW1 British Army Officer's Duerr's Lifeguard periscope in case WW1 British Army Officer's Duerr's Lifeguard periscope in its original case. Made in Manchester by Duerrs the Marmalade manufacturers. In good condition for its age, mirrors in very good condition. Canvas case has some wear to the two sides.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS BINOCULARS 1918 A pair of officers binoculars in good condition.(Some surface wear to black paint) The glasses are stamped Mark V Special 20528. The leather case is date impressed WB & Co Ltd 1918. War Department arrow.
WW1 British Army Officers Brushes & Comb unused. Leather case stamped made in England containing a pair of ebony and bristle brushes and horn comb. All in excellent condition and appear unused.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS HIGH LEATHER BOOTS A very nice pair of British officers leather boots. Complete with original wooden insert trees. Well made, well polished and well cared for. Size 9. Retailers mark Craig & Davies, London.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS KHAKI DRILL TUNIC A good WW1 pattern British Officers KD tunic. Complete with all brass Norfolk Regiment buttons, Norfolk shoulder titles and majors crown. In very good condition . Medal ribbons to an officer who served in the Boer War. Officers initials to collar HW. Original document in chest pocket (Nominal roll) confirms officer to be Major H Willet of the 2nd Norfolk Regiment serving in Iraq (Mesopotamia) Most of the regiment were captured at Kut and died in captivity. This officer requires more research since he was with the 2nd Norfolk in Mesopotamia from 1914 until 1922. 1896 London Gazette confirms: 4th Volunteer .Battalion, the Norfolk Regiment, Humphrey Louis Willett, Gent.} • Second Lieutenant; Dated 22nd January, 1896 • Lieutenant Norfolk Regiment 1908 • 1914 to Mesopotamia • 1922 returned to Britain from Hinaidi cantonment. (Baghdad)
WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP British Army Officers WW1 Service Dress Cap. An excellent example in very good condition. Tailors label Hobson & Son London. Narrow leather chin strap, bronze South Staffordshire Regiment cap badge with blades. Crisp, clean and free from moth. Size 6 5/8.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP Suffolk Regiment. British Army Officers WW1 Service Dress Cap. In good condition. Tailors label Walter Barnard & Son . Narrow leather officers chin strap, bronze Suffolk Regiment cap badge with blades. Free from visible moth (small area behind chin strap). Size 6 5/8.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP Lancashire Fusiliers. British Army Officers khaki WW1 Service Dress Cap. Tailors stamp R Inglis. Narrow leather officers chin strap, bronze Lancashire Fusiliers cap badge with blades. Leather sweat band and silk lining. Overall in very good condition (Light surface moth and one small hole to peak) . Size 6 3/4.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP East Lancashire British Army Officers khaki WW1 Service Dress Cap. Tailors stamp JB Johnstone Ltd, London.. Narrow leather officers chin strap, bronze East Lancashire cap badge.. Nice quilted lining Size 6 5/8. In good condition overall for its age Has kept it's shape well. Some wear to front of peak and interior leather sweatband stitching loose. King Edward VIII ASC cap buttons.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP South Lancashire British Army Officers khaki WW1 Service Dress Cap. Soft doeskin material, narrow leather officers chin strap, bronze South Lancashire cap badge.. Nice quilted lining Size 7. In very good condition for its age . No wear or moth.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP Loyal North Lancashire British Army Officers khaki WW1 Service Dress Cap. Narrow leather officers chin strap, quilted lining and bronze Loyal North Lancashire cap badge. Size 7. In good condition for its age with little wear and no moth.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS LEATHER BOOTS WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS LEATHER BOOTS. Good condition, size 8. Norwegian pattern service dress boots popular amongst officers. See pages 186 & 189 'British Uniforms & Equipment of the Great War' by John Bodsworth.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS SERVICE DRESS BREECHES WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS SERVICE DRESS BREECHES. In a very large size 40 inch waist. Khaki Bedford Cord material with brass buttons to the waist and fly and zinc buttons to the calves. A couple of areas of surface moth otherwise in good condition.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS SERVICE DRESS CAP British Army Officers WW1 Service Dress Cap. A superb example in unworn pristine condition. Tailors label Conway Williams, Mayfair London. Narrow leather chin strap, bronze South Lancashire Regiment cap badge with blades. In untouched condition free from wear or moth. Size 6 7/8.
WW1 British Army Pay Book: John Sidney Britton Original WW1 pay book of John Sidney Britton. Born 1900 conscripted into the 13th KRRC (Kings Royal Rifle Corps) on 21st June 1918, aged 18. Service number 63250. (within a month was promoted to lance corporal). Pay book condition is good. Comes with Demobilisation booklet, postcard and 14 day leave ration booklet.
WW1 British Army Pay Book: Leonard Uttley RHA Original WW1 pay book of Leonard Uttley. Born 1892. enlisted in the Royal Horse Artillery as a driver on 6th November 1914. Service numbers 88275 and 56795. Pay book condition is good.
WW1 British Army Pay Book: Thomas Hudson, West Yorkshire Regiment Two original WW1 pay books of Thomas Cyril Hudson. Born 1885. enlisted in the West Yorkshire Regiment on 2nd August 1905. Service number 7978. Captured during the war (Railway Warrant with returning POW reception details). Medal ribbons from uniform.
WW1 British Army Red Cross Bag: Royal Fusiliers Large khaki WW1 British Army Red Cross Medics Bag: Ink marked 16368 A. H. Matthews 2nd Royal Fusiliers. Alfred Matthews. Served at Helles, Gallipoli from Dec 15th 1915. Embarked for Mudros on 2nd January.
WW1 British Army set of brass Tunic buttons. Full set for the 1902 tunic. Consists of 5 large and 6 medium brass general service buttons.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY STAFF OFFICERS SERVICE DRESS CAP British Army Staff Officers WW1 Service Dress Cap. A very good example in unworn condition. Khaki crown and peak. Tailors label Edward Smith, Saville Row, London. Narrow leather chin strap, white leather sweat band, red staff melton cloth band and staff officers bullion cap badge. In untouched condition free from wear (a little surface moth). Size 6 7/8.
WW1 BRITISH ARMY WOODEN GAS RATTLE Attractive mellow colour. Has a few impressed stamps :broad arrow 79 G. Clacker board has broken but still looks the part.
WW1 British Army Wound Stripoe, No 2 WW1 British Army Wound Stripoe, No 2
WW1 British Army Wound Stripoe, No 4 WW1 British Army Wound Stripoe, No 4
WW1 British Army wrist ID bracelet 'South Lancashire Regiment' WW1 British Army wrist ID to Alfred James Catherall of the 'South Lancashire Regiment' service number 28947. Many soldiers purchased such items in case of death and loss of the neck worn fibre tags which perish in the ground. Made from aluminium and steel.
WW1 BRITISH BOY SCOUTS 1914 WAR SERVICE SLEEVE TITLE. A very good example of this scarce World War 1 sleeve service badge. Yellow and black thread on red felt wool backing. Moth and damage free. The title was issued for 28 days War service, (carrying messages for the army or police, look out duties and home front work )
WW1 British Brodie Steel Helmet Divisional Badge & Cover Original British Brodie WW1 helmet with painted Blue/yellow 66th (2nd East Lancashire) divisional flash to the side. Complete with sack cloth cover with 66th division felt badge to the side. Both are in good condition. Helmet steel manufacturers mark !!/ RH. Looks like an officers private purchase all leather liner (now detached) . Leather chin strap replaced at some point.
WW1 British Brodie Steel Helmet. Third pattern Brodie Helmet, with rubber 'doughnut' liner. Probably 1917. In good condition. Old hole drilled to front for unit badge. Paint is 80 - 90% . Chinstrap is strong & sound with some usual dryness & cracks.. A feint Brodie's patent stamp to liner. Rim stamped , Liner is excellent, no moth to wool pad.
WW1 British Brodie Steel Helmet. Third pattern Brodie Helmet, minus rubber 'doughnut' liner. Probably 1917. In good condition, paint is 80 - 90% . Chinstrap is strong & sound with usual wear. Brodie's patent stamp to liner.
WW1 British Brodie Steel Helmet. 36th ULSTER DIVISION Third pattern Brodie Helmet, with rubber 'doughnut' liner. Circa 1917. In good condition other than some loss to felt padding. Chinstrap is sound with some wear. A clear Brodie patent stamp to liner. Red Hand of Ulster painted badge of the 36th Ulster Division. Named inside to a Corporal J Ayres.
WW1 British Brodie Steel Helmet. 36th ULSTER DIVISION A very rare original WW1 helmet to the 36th Ulster Division. Red hand divisional badge to the front and orange semi circle battalion badge to the left side, Believed to be the 11th Irish Rifles whose objective was the 'Schwaben Redoubt' on the first day of the Somme. In good condition ( loose liner and repaired chin strap). A Brodie patent stamp to liner. Shell stamped HS 46.
WW1 British Brodie Steel Helmet. Red Hackle Painted Badge A rare original early British Brodie rimless (raw edge) WW1 helmet. Painted red hackle unit badge to the side. Probably the 'Black Watch' (Royal Highlanders) In good condition ( loose liner) strong leather undamaged chin strap. Brodie patent stamp to liner.
WW1 British Brodie Style Officers Private Purchase Steel Helmet. First pattern British rimless Brodie type Helmet stamped HS 232. (Hadfield Ltd of Sheffield) With private purchase leather liner. In good condition. Apple green paint colour. Paint is 80 - 90% complete. Early stress mark lines from the stamping process can be clearly seen.
WW1 BRITISH CUFF RANK TO MAJOR OF THE WORCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT A nice cuff rank tunic to a Major A C Johnston of the Worcestershire Regiment. Hawkes tailors label dated 1915. Complete with all brass Worcestershire buttons and Worcestershire officers collar badges. In very good condition. (little or no moth). Made from a heavy weight wool. Chest size 38 inches. Cuff rank embroidered crowns and evidence of previous rank stars. Evidence of chest ribbons (now removed) Major Johnston was something of a celebrated soldier and Hampshire cricketer. ◾1st Jan 1916, Promoted Brevet Major ◾7th Jan 1916 – 29th Feb 1916, Employed as Staff Officer( with the 25th Division, ◾1st Mar 1916 – 27th Aug 1916, posted as Brigade Major, 7th Infantry Division. ◾28th Aug 1916 – 13 Sep 1917, Promoted to Temporary Lt Colonel,of a Battalion of the Cheshire Regiment. ◾14th Sept 1917 – 2nd Nov 1917, promoted to Brigadier General as Brigade Commander, 128th Infantry Brigade BEF. Youngest General in British Army. ◾Awarded DSO & bar; MC; five mentions and wounded 4 times – including injury that left him with a permanent limp. ◾War Diary published by Pen & Sword Publishing ◾4th Nov 1918, Worcestershire Regiment. ◾16th Dec 1918, posted as General Staff Officer (1st Class) with War Office. ◾Died 27th December 1952.
WW1 British Genuine Khaki thick Wool Other Ranks Breeches. A pair of British Army Khaki War Department stamped breeches. Clear WD stamp 24 over WD over B. In good overall condition (Four small moth holes to rear and also to the front, wear to right knee and a couple of small repairs) Displays well. Six original zinc buttons. Remains of paper label to rear. .
WW1 BRITISH INFANTRY MESS TINS Typical British D shaped mess tins in good overall condition. All parts intact, rust free, minor dents. Faint date stamp to base. War Department arrow stamp to lid.
WW1 BRITISH INFANTRY MESS TINS DATED 1918 Typical British D shaped mess tins in very good condition. All parts intact in good order showing little wear. Faint stamp to base E Bibb & Sons, Birmingham 1918
WW1 BRITISH KHAKI COTTON MESS TIN COVER. DATED 1915 Rare 1915 dated and unit marked (10th Machine Gun Corps) British army mess tin cover. Khaki cotton cover in good condition for it's age. Leather strap suggests it was part of the 1914 pattern equipment.
WW1 BRITISH KHAKI DRILL OFFICERS SHORTS:Captain RHV Buxton Hard to find item of uniform. WW1 pattern KD cotton shorts as worn in Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine and India. Horn buttons, two vertical side pockets and tightening straps. Officers Shorts. Owners label RHV Buxton .(Captain RHV Buxton served in the Royal Navy throughout WW1 and retired in 1940) . Shorts are late WW1 or inter war. In very good condition. Measures 24 inches from top to bottom. (longer and narrower pattern than those worn in WW2) Waist 31 inches.
WW1 British Khaki Drill Pith Helmet A WW1 Pith 'Wolseley' other ranks sun helmet. In good condition for its age. Has faint ink markings to interior looks like a date of 1918 or 1919. Complete with 1917 dated leather chinstrap. Cork body is strong throughout with no cork damage. Soldiers name recorded on leather sweatband Crayne, 10th H (ussars!) and number 316970 (This number was allocated to a Lancer in 1920). Size 7.
WW1 British Khaki Drill Pith Helmet WW1 Pith 'Wolseley' other ranks sun helmet. WD stamp 153 over letter O. Helmet is in sound condition (rear brim loose). Leather sweat band and pagri band intact.
WW1 British Khaki Drill Pith Helmet to the 14th Hussars A named WW1 Pith 'Wolseley' other ranks sun helmet to a soldier of the 14th Hussars. Ink marked H/47515 XIV H WRM. Sergeant William R Mitchell (number 5411 and 47515) was a regular soldier serving in India. His unit the 14th Hussars set sail from Karachi to Mesopotamia arriving in Basra in November 1915. The helmet is an original WW1 pith example to a soldier who saw active service in numerous battles against the Turks in Mesopotamia. It is clearly War Department stamped 154 over WD over O. Cork body is sound (A little movement to front and rear brim) Complete with leather sweat band, multiple pagri band and original black & yellow unit felt patch to the 14th Hussars. Remains of pink paper label.
WW1 British Khaki Drill Pith Helmet. A 1913 dated Pith 'Wolseley' other ranks sun helmet. In good condition for its age. Has numerous faint ink markings to interior as was common for soldiers recording their service in WW1.. Complete with well worn leather chinstrap. Cork body is sound, ( No holes although part of rear feels slightly loose) Size 7.
WW1 British Khaki Drill Pith Helmet. Named soldier. WW1 Pith 'Wolseley' other ranks sun helmet.. WD stamp 176 over letter O. Named to soldier T Griffiths 339192 ! of the M.T. Army Service Corps who saw extensive service in East Africa. Each area/village he served in has been recorded inside the helmet. Helmet is in sound condition, no soft areas (rear right brim feels slightly loose) Leather sweat band in good condition.
WW1 British Khaki Drill Pith Helmet. Named soldier. WW1 Pith 'Wolseley' other ranks sun helmet.. Ink I stamp for India. Named to soldier H C Tocknell. ( Henry C Tocknell of the Gloucestershire regiment no: 26312). With early war type multi wrap pugaree . (The 7th Gloucesters served at Gallipoli) Helmet is in sound condition, no soft or broken areas. Leather sweat band has rotted in parts.
WW1 British Khaki Drill Pith Helmet. Named soldier. WW1 Pith 'Wolseley' other ranks sun helmet.. WD stamp 182 over letter O. Named to soldier John Dawson of the West Yorkshire and York & Lancaster regiment no: 4736530 served in Mesopotamia. Helmet is in sound condition,(rear brim feels slightly loose) no other damaged areas. Leather sweat band in good condition.
WW1 British Khaki Drill Pith Helmet. Named soldier. Extra Images WW1 British Khaki Drill Pith Helmet. Named soldier. WW1 Pith 'Wolseley' other ranks sun helmet extra images.
WW1 BRITISH KHAKI DRILL SHORTS Hard to find item of uniform. WW1 pattern KD cotton shorts as worn in Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine and India. Zinc buttons, rear pocket with button flap and two vertical side pockets (Not sure if belt loops are a later addition) A longer and narrower fit than those often seen worn by WW2 soldiers.
WW1 British Leather Flare Holster and Shoulder Belt WW1 British Leather Flare Holster and Shoulder Belt. A good solid thick leather holster with nice patina. Faint ink mark to exterior 2 Coy and ink marking to interior 4965. Good condition, all stitching intact.
WW1 British Linen Ordnance Survey Map of Tournai Belgium WW1 British Map of Tournai, Belgium. Printed 1916. Linen paper map scale 1/100000. Good overall condition with some exterior service wear
WW1 BRITISH MACHINE GUNNERS CAPE / WAISTCOAT Machine Gunners Waistcoat of typical WW1 Pattern. Manufactured in khaki wool cloth and worn over the service dress tunic. In very good condition, some light surface scuffing to the leather otherwise has survived very well. stamp. Free from moth. With original brass general service buttons.. Worn by Machine Gunners who carried the Vickers & Lewis guns.The waistcoat protected the shoulders. No date or label other than a faint WD War Department stamp.
WW1 BRITISH MOUNTED PATTERN MESS TIN COVER WW1 British army mounted pattern mess tin cover. Khaki wool cover with original leather straps. Showing evidence of moth.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS 61st DIVISION TUNIC ATTACHED TO RAF Royal Artillery Officers Service Dress Tunic to a lieutenant of the 61st Division. Complete with all brass Royal Artillery buttons, bronze 'Ubique' collar badges, shoulder rank and WW1 medal ribbons (Indicates officer won the military medal whilst previously serving in the ranks). Red divisional arm badges to the 61st Division and an RAF wings badge (shows wear). Many Royal Artillery officers were attached to the RFC and RAF to range and spot for the artillery. Fewer of them ended up as pilots. In very good condition (I count four small moth or wear holes which do not detract from the tunics fine appearance. No tailors label (removed from interior pocket): Tunic 36 inch chest and 18 inch underarm. Comes with original well worn Sam Browne belt.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS FLOPPY STYLE KHAKI TRENCH CAP WW1 'floppy' style Service Dress Khaki Trench Cap as worn by many officers. Correct thin leather chin strap. Bronze Royal Artillery cap badge and buttons. Distinctive circular stitched quilted lining. Moth and damage free and with very little wear. No name or tailors label. Manufactured in a gabardine type material, possibly waterproof.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS FLOPPY STYLE KHAKI TRENCH CAP WW1 'floppy' style Service Dress Trench Cap as worn by many officers. Correct thin leather chin strap. Bronze Lancashire Fusiliers cap badge. Distinctive circular stitched padded lining. Moth free and with minor service wear. No name or tailors label.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS FLOPPY STYLE TRENCH CAP British Army Officers WW1 'floppy' style Service Dress Cap. Correct thin leather chin strap. Bronze Royal Engineers cap badge with tailors label for a House & Co, New Bond Street, London. Has seen some service wear (two moth holes to body and wear to peak right edge) A good honest cap which would display well.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS FLOPPY STYLE TRENCH CAP 1918 WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS FLOPPY STYLE TRENCH CAP British Army Officers WW1 'floppy' style Service Dress Cap. Correct thin leather chin strap. Bronze Royal Army Medical Corps cap badge with original paper tailors label for Prager & Co, London and dated 1918. Circular stitched padded lining. Has seen some service wear (moth holes to rear top and wear to peak) A good honest cap which would display well.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS FLOPPY STYLE TRENCH CAP DATED 1918 WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS FLOPPY STYLE TRENCH CAP WW1 'floppy' style Service Dress Cap as worn by many officers. Correct thin leather chin strap. Bronze LNL Loyal North Lancashire Regiment cap badge. Circular stitched padded lining. Tailors/retailers stamp to J Samuel, Gerrard Street, London. Stamped A 1918 (British War Department supplied to officers in the field). Minor service wear.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS FOLDING CAMEL COAT & CARRIER Unusual item of trench wear. An officer's camel coloured wool trench coat designed to be worn as either a woollen coat liner or a coat on its own. Folds away into a roll and is complete with its original leather and cotton drill webbing carrier. Large size: chest 44/48 inches. Underarm 19 inches.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS KHAKI DRILL TUNIC. 7th MANCHESTER REGIMENT A good late WW1 British Army Officers KD tunic. Complete with all brass Manchester Regiment buttons, Lieutenant Colonel's brass shoulder rank , Manchester Regiment Officers bronze collar badges and cloth 7th Manchester Regiment, 42nd Division arm battle patches. A medium weight Khaki Drill tunic with little or no evidence of wear. Chest measurement 40 inches. No Tailors label or officers name.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS ORILUX TRENCH LAMP British Officers leather covered lamp/torch. Manufactured by J H Steward, London.. In excellent condition looks unused. Only fault is a split to leather strap.
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS ORILUX TRENCH LAMP British Officers leather covered lamp/torch. Manufactured by J H Steward, London. In very good condition. Officers initials WOS to top. No damage and all intact
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS SERVICE DRESS TUNIC KRRC: WOUNDED & POW An interesting tunic to an Honourable Captain Borthwick of the KRRC. Complete with all black regimental rifle buttons, wound stripes and overseas service stripes. Tailor's label Hawkes & Co, Savile Row, London. In good overall condition. Little wear or moth.(Strange line of small evenly spaced holes to lower centre which appear to be the result of barbed wire entanglement.) Size: Tunic 38 inch chest and 19 inch underarm Captain Borthwick captured in the Ludendorff Offensive. The 7th Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps on 21st March 1918 "Captain Hon. W. Borthwick (C Company) severely wounded, and in the hands of the enemy"'
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS TUNIC TO 1/5th SOUTH LANCASHIRE REGIMENT A very nice officers tunic to the 5th South Lancashire Regiment. Captains shoulder rank pips. All original to the tunic are 55th West Lancashire Division arm patches and large black inverted triangle to the 5th S.L. Regiment. Complete with a full set of South Lancashire Regiment buttons, officers bronze collar badges, single wound stripe and three blue overseas service stripes. No tailor's label. In very good overall condition.(A little fading to rear where double strap Sam Browne belt was worn. Size: Tunic 36 inch chest and 18 inch underarm
WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS WATER BOTTLE A nickel plated British WW1 Officers private purchase water bottle. Complete with cork lined screw cap and leather strap. Light surface dents show evidence of use
WW1 British Officers Water Bottle. Khaki cover & leather strap. WW1 British Officers Water Bottle. Khaki cover has a couple of areas of moth nothing horrible. Leather strap shows wear but all complete. Chained cork lid .
WW1 BRITISH OTHER RANKS KHAKI DRILL TUNIC WW1 BRITISH OTHER RANKS KHAKI DRILL TUNIC Standard Boer War/ early WW1 pattern British Other Ranks KD tunic. With distinctive pointed chest pockets. Complete with all brass general service buttons. In good condition faded name to collar.
WW1 BRITISH OTHER RANKS TUNIC TO 1/5th SOUTH LANCASHIRE REGIMENT A very good Other Ranks tunic to the 5th (Rifle) South Lancashire Regiment. Original 55th West Lancashire Division arm patches and blackened shoulder titles.Complete with a full set of black rifles buttons, Three overseas service stripes and single good conduct chevron. Two darts (pleats) under each collar, remains of paper manufacturers label (Leeds) and WD stamp 134 over W D over L. Excellent condition with little moth evident. Size 38 inch chest.
WW1 BRITISH OTHER RANKS TUNIC TO THE ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS AOC A very good Other Ranks tunic to the AOC. Original brass general service buttons, AOC shoulder titles and two overseas service stripes. Two darts (pleats) under each collar and WD stamp 138 over W D over L (Leeds). Good condition. Material is a heavyweight wool. (I count eight pin head size moth holes) Size 40 inch chest. Photo in pocket of the soldier (Reginald Kelsey)
WW1 BRITISH OTHER RANKS TUNIC TO THE ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS AOC Extra photographs
WW1 BRITISH OTHER RANKS TUNIC TO THE ROYAL ENGINEERS A good named Other Ranks tunic to the RE. Original brass 'Royal Engineers' buttons,RE shoulder titles and three overseas service stripes. Two darts (pleats) under each collar, 75% of original paper label and 108 over W D over M War Department stamp. In good condition for age. (I count ten mostly pin head size moth holes) Size 35 inch chest. Named of soldier Robert Redpath and service number 268989 recorded under inside pocket.
WW1 BRITISH OTHER RANKS TUNIC TO THE ROYAL ENGINEERS Extra photographs for the above listed RE tunic.
WW1 British RFC Observers half wing badge. An attractive and unusual RFC observers wings badge. As worn by observers above left breast pocket. Embroidered on to a green khaki backing not the more common black. Has distinctive cotton reinforcing mesh on the rear. Measures 3 3/4 inches at its longest.
WW1 British RFC Observers half wing badge. An attractive and unusual RFC observers wings badge. Cream and brown wings on a black background. As worn by observers above left breast pocket. Measures 3 1/2 inches at its longest.
WW1 British RFC Observers tunic breast wing badge Attractive RFC Observers badge worn above left breast pocket. Sixteen feathers. Well made wool in good condition.
WW1 British RFC Pilots 'Droopy' flying wings badge. Attractive and distinctive 'droopy' type RFC wings badge. As worn by pilots above left breast pocket. Has paper still attached to the rear.
WW1 British RFC Pilots tunic breast wings badge Attractive RFC wings badge worn above left breast pocket. Ten feathers per wing. Well made wool padded variety. Good condition. Backing looks and feels like leather.
WW1 BRITISH RIFLES SERVICE DRESS CAP: THE RANGERS British Army 1905 pattern service dress khaki wool cap. Smaller peak , correct thin black chin strap and Rangers (12th London) cap badge. Interior leather sweat band. Nice shape and in very good condition free from moth. No WD stamp or date mark.
WW1 British ROYAL FLYING CORPS RFC ID FIBRE TAG Lozenge shape green identification neck tag to R Riches CE (Church of England) RFC. Original WW1 Royal Flying Corps tag. Numbered 404055. R Riches served at Gallipoli from August 13th with the Norfolk Regiment before transferring to the RFC. Complete with original string.
WW1 BRITISH ROYAL FLYING CORPS SERGEANTS 4 PROPELLOR BADGE WW1 ROYAL FLYING CORPS sergeants four bladed propellor badge with central round boss. Rare example of a WW1 RFC khaki wool arm badge. In excellent moth free unused condition
WW1 BRITISH ROYAL SCOTS SLIP ON SHOULDER TITLE Rare example of a WW1 khaki wool slip on shoulder title to the Royal Scots. Title in white thread. In good moth free condition, complete with fitting strap to the reverse.
WW1 British sailors black backed overseas stripes, 3 blue. WW1 British Royal Navy overseas stripes, 3 blue.
WW1 British soldiers Jack knife WW1 British soldiers Jacknife. In very good condition. Maker marked Rodgers & sons, 6 Norfolk Street, Sheffield. Measures 5 inches.
WW1 British soldiers khaki overseas stripes, 2 blue stripes. WW1 British soldiers khaki overseas stripes, 2 blue stripes.
WW1 British soldiers khaki wool trench Balaklava. Well made thick khaki wool British soldiers Balaklava. Looks to be hand knitted. In excellent condition, possibly unworn. Balaklavas and other trench 'comforts' were made in their millions by wives, mothers and sweethearts to help overcome the poor weather conditions often faced by soldiers in the trenches. Has no name or date.
WW1 British soldiers overseas stripes, 3 blue. WW1 British soldiers overseas stripes, 3 blue.
WW1 British Water Bottle and wool cover. British Army WW1 dark blue enamel water bottle and wool cover in good condition. No holes or moth.
WW1 BRITISH/CANADIAN ARMY LEATHER JERKIN A very hard item to find. WW1 dark leather jerkin. Original plain leather buttons, blanket wool lining and leather reinforced button holes. Interior WD stamp 77 over letter P. Unit initials and soldiers service number. Leather is sound for its age. (There is some surface scuffing, one small puncture and the thread on some of the seems has weakened)
WW1 BRITISH/CANADIAN ARMY LEATHER JERKIN Extra photographs.
WW1 CANADIAN ARMY DENIM TRENCH CAP Similar to the British cotton denim late war trench cap. Stitched peak, cream cloth lining, leather chin strap and Canadian Maple Leaf general service cap badge .In very good condition, free from moth or damage. Medium size about 6 3/4.
WW1 Canadian Army Pay book: Edward Walker WW1 Canadian Army Pay book: Edward Walker enlisted in the army 20/3/1916. Service number 512511 Pay book condition is very good. Served with the M.T. CASC, 2nd Division.
WW1 Canadian Army Pay book: Harry Hingley. Harry Hingley enlisted in the North Shore Regiment on 25/5/1918. Service number 3185748 Pay book condition is worn but intact.
WW1 CERTIFICATE OF DEMOBILISATION LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS WW1 CERTIFICATE OF DEMOBILISATION LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS. Private William Lomax born 1894.
WW1 CERTIFICATE OF EMPLOYMENT RAF/ RFC WW1 CERTIFICATE OF EMPLOYMENT RAF/ RFC. Named to HC Matthews acting Sergeant and aircraft fitter. Served from May 1916 - Jan 1919.
WW1 CHOCOLATE SOUVENIR DOLLS. RFC PILOT & NURSE An incredibly rare pair of patriotic WW1 chocolate dolls. These would have been sold in an upmarket store and their survival is amazing. The first doll is a Red Cross nurse wearing paper clothing which I assume is edible and a fine cloth apron. The RFC pilot is wearing a 'maternity' tunic complete with side cap, pilots wings and a Royal Flying Corps shoulder title.
WW1 CHRISTMAS CARD: BRITISH ARMY 24TH DIVISION WW1 CHRISTMAS CARD: BRITISH ARMY 24TH DIVISION. Christmas 1917. The front cover features a ragged German eagle being plucked by allied soldiers. Good condition.
WW1 CHRISTMAS CARD: BRITISH ARMY 35TH DIVISION WW1 CHRISTMAS CARD: BRITISH ARMY 35TH DIVISION. Christmas 1918. The front cover features the divisional badge of the 35th Division with smaller inset corps and regimental badges. Good condition.
WW1 CHRISTMAS CARD: BRITISH ARMY 55TH DIVISION Christmas 1918. The front features a soldier of the 55th West Lancashire Division with red rose divisional badge upon his arm. Good condition (edge wear)
WW1 CHRISTMAS CARD: BRITISH ARMY 63rd RND DIVISION Christmas 1917. The front cover features a smiling soldier of the 63rd Royal Naval Division. Inside cartoon drawing of a German soldier running from a soldier of the RND.
WW1 cloth patch to the Liverpool Regiment. Unusual variation of the 'Liver Bird' badge associated with Liverpool and the Kings Regiment. In very good condition, free of moth or damage. Remains of thread show where it was once attached to a uniform.
WW1 CLOTH TOMMY SOLDIER DOLL An interesting period cloth doll. Originally supplied as a cloth printed cotton cut out figure then sewed and stuffed with rags. Represents a British soldier wearing a khaki uniform. In excellent condition free from wear or damage.
WW1 CLOTH WOUNDED JACK TAR SAILOR DOLL An interesting period cloth doll. Depicts a wounded sailor of the Royal Navy . He wears a full set of blue jacket and bell bottom trousers, cap and naval collar. Also wearing two bandages, one on his left arm and another on his left foot. In good condition free from wear or damage. Measures 4 1/2 inches.
WW1 CUFF RANK TUNIC TO A BRITISH ARMY OFFICER A good cuff rank tunic to a major of the Suffolk Regiment. No tailors label . Cuff rank braid has been removed but most of the thread remains. One Suffolk button only. Shoulder straps show no pips have ever been attached. This suggests that the cuff braid was removed by the family. The tunic is made from a heavy weight wool and is in good little worn condition. (I count 4 pin head sized holes) Chest size 38 inches. Private letter dated 1921 in pocket gives clues to owners identity.
WW1 CUFF RANK TUNIC TO A BRITISH ARMY OFFICER A good cuff rank tunic to a 2nd Lieutenant of the Machine Gun Corps. No tailors label . Complete with all brass MGC buttons and collar badges .Three blue overseas service stripes and Military Cross ribbon. In a medium weight material with interior pocket and fob pocket to waistband. In good overall condition with light moth. (a couple of small holes). Chest size 36 inch.
WW1 CUFF RANK TUNIC TO LIEUTENANT COLONEL A good cuff rank tunic to Lt Colonel George Barry Drew of the 1st battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Hawkes & Co, Savile Row Tailors label . Complete with all brass Prince of Wales, West Yorkshire Regiment buttons, collar badges and overseas service stripes. Impressive Lieutenant Colonel's cuff rank. The tunic is made from a heavy weight wool in good condition. (Light surface moth, small hole to rear and lower front edge wear) . Chest size 38 inches. George Barry Drew came from a family with a long tradition of military service. 1888 2nd Lieutenant. 1890 1st Lieutenant 1895 Captain. Aide de camp to General Kitchener. 1899 won a civilian bravery award for diving into the River Ouse at York to save two men who had fallen in. 1914 Major arrives France commanding 5th Corps school. 1917 commandant of the 31st Division School of Instruction 1918 Lieutenant Colonel of the 1st West Yorkshire Regiment.
WW1 DARK BLUE ROYAL NAVY RATINGS CAP: HMS DEFIANCE Very good WW1 Royal Navy dark blue private purchase ratings cap. In excellent hardly worn condition. Quilted lining and white leather sweatband. Free from moth. Cap tally HMS Defiance. Retailers stamp Rowe of Gosport. By appointment to her Majesty Queen Mary (1911 - 1935)
WW1 Death Plaque RAF Royal Air Force: Unique Name WW1 Death Plaque RAF Royal Air Force: Unique name: John Garwood McDonald. Served in France with the ASC. Transferred to the RFC and promoted to 2nd Lieutenant. Died May 1st 1918 during pilot training as a member of 52nd Training Squadron RAF. Plaque has a few small dents to edge.
WW1 DERBY SCHEME 1915 KHAKI ATTESTED ARMBAND A Derby scheme armband, khaki with red crown, printed on back "issued under authority of army council and number stamped 13065. Given to those men who attested for the army during 1915 before conscription became law in 1916.
WW1 DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE ASC JOHN FORREST John Forrest of the Army Service Corps, number 44832. Honourably discharged on 14th Dec 1918.In good condition (left & right sides dusty)
WW1 DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE RGA DAWSON Gunner Ernest Dawson, Royal Garrison Artillery, number 44832. Honourably discharged on 10th April 1919.Tear to right side, main image in good condition and hand coloured.
WW1 DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE: ARMY SERVICE CORPS ASC Private John Forrest , service number 3778128. Honourably discharged on 14 December 1918. Certificate in good condition rolled inside original card roll.
WW1 DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE: CAMBRIDGESHIRE REGIMENT Private Sidney Wright Ward, Cambridgeshire Regiment, number 374909. Honourably discharged on 5 April 1919. Certificate in sound condition (1 cm of edge brittle, main image is good)
WW1 DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE: FUSILIER COULSON Fusilier R C Coulson of the Royal Fusiliers, number 188680, Honourably discharged on 17th Dec 1918. Very good condition (grubby to right side)
WW1 DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE: KINGS ROYAL RIFLE CORPS Rifleman Henry John Boatwright KRRC, service number 18539. Honourably discharged on 19 October 1917. Certificate in good condition mounted onto hardboard.
WW1 DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE: RFA GUNNER BRUCE Gunner Franklin Bruce, Royal Field Artillery, number 75651. Honourably discharged on 22 April 1916. Certificate in good condition (light creasing)
WW1 DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE: ROYAL FUSILIERS Lance Corporal R C Coulson , service number G 188680 Royal Fusiliers. Honourably discharged on 17 December 1918. Certificate in good condition with London record office stamp to rear.
WW1 DORSET REGIMENT OFFICERS KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP British Army Officers khaki WW1 Service Dress Cap. Narrow leather officers chin strap, quilted silk lining, bronze Dorset Regiment buttons and cap badge. Size 6 7/8. In excellent unworn condition and no moth.
WW1 Embroidered silk handkerchief: Beds & Herts WW1 Embroidered silk handkerchief: Beds & Herts An embroidered souvenir design showing the post war amalgamation of the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiments. In excellent condition.
WW1 Embroidered silk handkerchief: Notts & Derby Regiment WW1 Embroidered silk handkerchief: Notts & Derby or Sherwood Foresters Regiment An embroidered souvenir design showing the Maltese cross badge of the TSF The Sherwood Foresters Regiment. In very good condition.
WW1 Embroidered silk handkerchief: RFC Royal Flying Corps WW1 Embroidered silk handkerchief: Royal Flying Corps. An embroidered souvenir design showing the wings pilots badge of the RFC. In very good condition.
WW1 Embroidered silk handkerchief: Seaforth Highlanders WW1 Embroidered silk handkerchief: Seaforth Highlanders. An embroidered souvenir design showing the Elephant & Stags head badge of the Seaforths, In excellent condition
WW1 Embroidered silk handkerchief: West Riding Regiment WW1 Embroidered silk handkerchief: West Riding Regiment An embroidered souvenir design showing the Hindoostan badge of the Duke of Wellingtons West Riding Regiment. In excellent condition.
WW1 Embroidered silk handkerchief: West Yorkshire Regiment WW1 Embroidered silk handkerchief: West Yorkshire Regiment An embroidered souvenir design showing the White Horse badge of the West Yorkshires. In very good condition.(little faint foxing)
WW1 ERA BRITISH ARMY OFFICER CADET TUNIC Officer quality khaki service dress tunic to either a school or university officer cadet. Manufactured to the officers pattern from other ranks serge khaki wool. Brass George the Fifth GvR 'Honi Soit Que Maly Pense service buttons. No collar badges or shoulder rank ever attached. Tunic shows little wear and minor surface moth. Chest 32 inches. Tailors label Farrell & Sons, Camberley. Cadets name Cde Lt Y. Ford. (two buttons missing)
WW1 FIELD MEDICAL CARD, HOSPITAL SHIP BERTHING CARD ETC. All paperwork to Cpl Herbert Pennell. 086990 1. WW1 FIELD MEDICAL CARD, Rare item from 28th casualty clearing station, October 1916. Disease malaria. 2. HOSPITAL SHIP BERTHING CARD : SS Megantic White Star Line troop ship. 3. DEMOBILISATION CERTIFICATE 4.1905 SCHOOL LEAVING CERTIFICATE. Dixon Road Council School, Birmingham.
WW1 FRENCH ARMY BOOTS SIMILAR PATTERN TO BRITISH Unissued WW1 army boots. Manufactured in France but almost identical to British. Possibly manufactured for the British army. Storage marks but otherwise unworn. Excellent set of metal studs to sole.
WW1 French souvenir Alsace Chasseur Alpine 'Blue Devils' An unusual cast metal souvenir tray of fighting on the Alsace border. The design features French Alpine Chasseurs nicknamed the 'Blue Devils' on account of their large blue berets. A heavy machine gun is being fired upon German positions. Stamped in the corner Carlier. (Emile Carlier 1849 - 1927) produced a number of patriotic sculptures during WW1. Tray measures 120mm x 74mm (5 x 3 inches)
WW1 Full Set of 10 brass buttons to the Royal Marine Artillery A full set of 4 large and 6 small Officers gilt brass buttons to the Royal Marine Artillery. All in excellent condition (all but one) manufactured by Firmin & Sons , London. The unit was disbanded in 1923..
WW1 German 1916 dated Tunic with Turkish Ottoman markings! WW1 German made 1916 dated Field tunic. German 8-button white canvas tunic with fall down collar. Two covered hip-pockets. Has what looks like added Turkish markings. "INVENTAR D5_834" and German A.VI. 1916. Faint red ink stamped star and crescent over the number 243 in Arabic Numerals]. These could have been added later ! In well worn and battered condition. Needs a few repairs but a rare item.
WW1 GLENGARRY: ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS Nice original WW1 Highland Glengarry with leather trim. Silk tails cut off (Common practice for front line troops) . Original Argylls o/r's badge . Two moth bites to right side otherwise good condition.
WW1 GLENGARRY: ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS Nice original WW1 Highland Glengarry with leather trim. Silk tails cut off (Common practice for front line troops) . Original Argylls o/r's badge .Red tourie (pom pom) Very good condition.
WW1 GLENGARRY: ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS Nice original WW1 Highland Glengarry with leather trim. Silk tails cut off (Common practice for front line troops) . Original RSF o/r's badge .Red tourie (pom pom) Very good condition..
WW1 GORDON HIGHLANDERS KILT A rare WW1 kilt to a Gordon Highlander. Stamped 1 GOR (could be 4) and number 2879224. A seven-digit number indicates that he was serving when these numbers were issued in 1920. The numbers for the Gordon Highlanders are between 2865001 and 2921000. There is a faint WD stamp with the number 9 above. The kilt is in a small size: waist 30 inches and drop 24 inches (from waist band to lower edge) Very little moth (four pin head size holes)
WW1 HIGHLAND SCOTTISH GLENGARRY Nice original WW1 Highland Glengarry with leather trim. Silk tails intact. Red tourie (pom pom). No moth very good condition. Looks unworn. Size 6 3/4.
WW1 Imperial German White 'Fatigue' Trousers German army Issued for fatigue wear but also service worn. Supplied to both German and some Turkish soldiers. Made of cotton twill with zinc buttons. Has some service use, complete with original buttons and straps. German army stamp reads ' XIV 28 2 Komp' .
WW1 Khaki Bedford Cord Other Ranks Breeches. A pair of British Army light Khaki colour War Department stamped officers style Bedford Cord breeches. In good condition, free of moth, damage and little wear. Soldiers initials KB. Five original zinc buttons (others replaced). WD stamp 1 over WD over B. Size: 31 inch waist.
WW1 KSLI OFFICERS KHAKI DRILL TUNIC A good early 1904 pattern with open collar British Officers KD tunic. Complete with all brass Kings Shropshire Light Infantry Regimental buttons, KSLI Shoulder titles, Captains brass pips and brass wound badge. A medium weight Khaki Drill tunic complete with built in 2 1/4 inch waist seam and 2 1/4 inch back pleat.
WW1 Lancashire Fusiliers 1914 dated Black Fur Fusiliers Busby Helmet WW1 British Army 1914 dated Black Bearskin Fusiliers Busby Helmet. Lancashire Fusiliers plume. Good condition for age. A little distorted , minimal fur loss and missing sweatband/liner. WD stamp 1914.
WW1 Leather edged Gordon Highlanders Glengarry WW1 Leather edged glengarry badged to the Gordon Highlanders. Original paper size 63/4 label. In very good condition free from moth and little evidence of wear. Leather is in sound condition and marks to interior show that the badge has been there a long while.
WW1 Leather Edged Royal Scots Glengarry. WW1 Leather edged Royal Scots Glengarry. Complete with Royal Scots other ranks badge and pair of silk tails. Original paper size 7 label. In very good condition free from moth and little evidence of wear.
WW1 long handled steel barbed wire cutters. WW1 long handled steel barbed wire cutters as used by all the combatant sides in the Great War. Almost in relic condition. Solid, heavy and with surface rust..
WW1 LONG LEATHER CAMEL COLOUR FLYING COAT A heavy leather full length wool lined flying or motoring coat. Possibly a private purchase coat although there is a large arrow stamp to the interior. Complete with original leather belt and a full set of horn buttons. Well made with part leather lined pockets. Has seen plenty of wear and the surface in places needs sealing. (One old 6 inch repaired tear to rear) There is still plenty of service left in this coat. Size 42 inch chest, underarm length 17 inches, will fit someone of height 6 feet +.
WW1 LONG LEATHER TAN FLYING OR MOTORING COAT A light weight tan coloured leather full length flying or motoring coat. Probably a private purchase coat most likely to have been worn by RFC aircrew as an inner coat in winter or on its own in summer. Named to a L A Phillips. Fully lined in cotton with all original horn buttons. Odd scuff, no tears and in good condition for its age.
WW1 OFFICER'S ‘COR BLIMEY’ CAP An original and iconic WW1 British Army Officer's Khaki Trench cap better known as a ‘COR BLIMEY’. Made from heavy waterproof material with quilted lining ,and complete with neck curtain and thin leather chin strap. The neck curtain unfolds with it's own material chin strap. Belonged to an officer of the Royal Warwickshire regiment. Tailors stamp Battersby & Co, London. In good condition for its age (There is moth damage under the curtain which cannot be seen when curtain folded up).
WW1 OFFICER'S ‘COR BLIMEY’ CAP Extra photographs.
WW1 Officers 'British Warm' camel wool coat. Dated 1915. WW1 Officers 'British Warm' camel colour wool coat. Dated 1915. A good heavyweight quality officers wool double breasted over coat. Evidence of shoulder rank badges once fitted. (Captains or colonels) Full set of leather football buttons. The coat has some surface moth tracking and a few small holes which do not detract from its appearance. Size 40+ inch chest. The material is a good quality heavyweight wool. The British warm became a popular choice amongst British and allied officers and remains popular to the present day. Hard to find a WW1 dated example though..
WW1 OFFICERS SCOTTISH PATTERN CUFF RANK TUNIC A very nice Scottish pattern cuff rank tunic to a Lieutenant of the 26th New Brunswick Battalion (Canadian Army) Complete with all brass general service buttons, 26th collar badges and Canada shoulder titles. The tunic is in excellent condition free from moth. The only negative is the loss of the tailors label. Otherwise a classic WW1 tunic in superb condition. Size 38 inch chest.
WW1 OFFICERS SCOTTISH PATTERN KITCHENER BLUE TUNIC Very rare, possibly unique Scottish pattern tunic to a Lieutenant of the Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. William Anderson & Sons, Edinburgh & Glasgow label named to Lt W D Elliott and dated July 1915. Complete with all brass Cameron Highlanders buttons. Not to be confused with a blue patrol tunic. This tunic is made from dark blue wool, cut away front, integral belt, ticket pocket, Highland cuffs and open collars. In fact identical to the service dress tunic in every way other than the colour. Kitchener Blue was still being worn due to khaki material shortages until late 1915. The tunic is in excellent condition free from moth and hardly worn. It should be on display in a museum. A classic and incredibly rare Kitchener Blue Officers WW1 tunic in superb condition. Size 35 inch chest. Walter Douglas Elliott entered France on Oct 22nd 1915 and finished the war as a captain remaining with the Cameron Highlanders.
WW1 OFFICERS SCOTTISH PATTERN KITCHENER BLUE TUNIC Extra photographs for the tunic below.
WW1 OR INTER WAR RFC/RAF WOODEN 4 BLADED PROPELLER Four bladed wooden auxiliary propeller .Made from layers of mahogany (laminate) and measuring 36 inches from blade tip to blade tip. The central boss has its original plate held by four bolts. There are stamped numbers and letters but they are hard to read since they are partly obscured by the metal plate.
WW1 OTHER RANKS RFC KHAKI SIDE CAP 1917 A rare dated British airman's khaki side cap in good condition (minor surface moth). Royal Flying Corps brass service buttons and RFC cap badge. Stamped to interior R. Gould & Co. 1917. Size approx. 6 1/2.
WW1 OTHER RANKS ROYAL FLYING CORPS MATERNITY TUNIC A good Canadian pattern 'maternity' pattern tunic worn by an airman of the RFC.. Complete with embroidered shoulder titles and horn buttons. Externally in very good condition with four small areas of wear (see pictures). Has theatre costumiers marks. Overall little evidence of much use and has survived surprisingly well for its age.
WW1 OTHER RANKS ROYAL FLYING CORPS MATERNITY TUNIC A good Canadian pattern 'maternity' pattern tunic worn by a sergeant airman of the RFC. Complete with embroidered shoulder titles, horn buttons and two overseas service stripes. Externally in very good condition with four small areas of wear (see pictures). Has theatre costumiers marks. Overall little evidence of much use and has survived surprisingly well for its age.
WW1 OTHER RANKS ‘COR BLIMEY’ CAP An original, rare and iconic WW1 British Army Trench cap better known as a ‘COR BLIMEY’. Made from heavy serge with padded wool lining ,shirt material and complete with neck curtain. The lining is stitched in a very distinctive circular pattern unique to this style of other ranks cap. In very good condition for its age with just two small and neat period darning repairs. The peak was manufactured with a soft texture, not the stiff variety of the time or the later stitched pattern. The neck curtain unfolds and the top strap becomes a chin strap. Very few Gor Blimeys have survived.
WW1 Palestine Death Plaque: 21st London Regiment: Jewish ! Unique name: Elias Isaacs from London service number 655918 First Surrey Rifles, London Regiment. Died age 21 on April 5th 1917 during the Palestine campaign. Grave at Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery. Son of Samuel & Elizabeth Isaacs of West Hampstead. Believed to be of the Jewish faith.
WW1 PATTERN 1917 BRITISH INFANTRY D SHAPE MESS TINS WW1 pattern British D shaped mess tins in good overall condition. All parts intact and full working order. Stamped with 1917 Birmingham makers mark . Light surface rust.
WW1 Pattern British / Canadian Army Tam O'Shanter WW1 Pattern British / Canadian Army Tam O'Shanter size 6 3/4. In good condition (other than the holes caused by the fitting of cap badges) . Almost identical to those worn in WW1 by Scottish units. With quilted lining and adjustable strap to rear. Makers stamp Buffalo Cap & Neckwear, Winnipeg, Canada dated 1940.
WW1 PATTERN BRITISH INFANTRY D SHAPE MESS TINS WW1 pattern British D shaped mess tins in good overall rust free condition. All parts intact and full working order. Genuine British Army War Department arrow and early soldiers number (1085) stamped to lid.
WW1 PATTERN BRITISH INFANTRY D SHAPE MESS TINS WW1 pattern British D shaped mess tins in good overall condition. All parts intact and full working order. Stamped SCWS Glasgow 1935 . Genuine British Army War Department arrow and number 10 stamp to lid and body.
WW1 PATTERN BRITISH INFANTRY MESS TINS Typical British D shaped mess tins in good overall condition. All parts intact, little rust free and no dents. Manufacturers mark Eve Ware trade mark. Probably inter war.
WW1 pattern British khaki Other Ranks Pith sun helmet Probably post WW1 Pith Sun Helmet. A very good condition Pith 'Wolseley' sun helmet. Internal leather sweat band and leather chin strap both in very good condition.. No date but of a style circa 1925. Complete with pagri band. Approx size 6 7/8. No damage to cork.
WW1 pattern Khaki cotton Highlanders Full wrap around Kilt Cover WW1 pattern khaki cotton Full wrap around Kilt Cover. Faint markings. 36 inch waist and 24 inch drop. Six large pleats to rear, three cotton tie tabs to each side and large front pocket. Good condition. Some loose thread to pocket.
WW1 pattern Khaki cotton Highlanders Full wrap around Kilt Cover WW1 pattern Highlanders khaki cotton full wrap around Kilt Cover. 36 inch waist and 26 inch drop. Large pleats to rear and large front pocket with horn button.
WW1 PATTERN KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP: 1940's or 1950's British Other Ranks Service Dress Cap. Smallish peak, thin leather chin strap and brass Royal Artillery cap badge. Size 6 5/8 In very good condition, looks unworn. (A little surface moth but no holes) Hard to improve upon.
WW1 PATTERN OFFICERS SERVICE DRESS KHAKI GREATCOAT An excellent greatcoat to a colonel of the South Staffordshire Regiment. Complete with a full set of brass South Staffs Regimental buttons. In excellent condition free from moth (other than a track to right arm) Looks to have never been worn. I assume it is a WW2 coat. No name or label. Size Chest 40 inch.
WW1 PRINCESS MARY CHRISTMAS 1914 TIN Brass tin given to members of the British armed forces in 1914 and 1915 from the Princess Mary fund. Tin is in good condition free from splits. Complete with original 1915 Christmas card.
WW1 PRINCESS MARY CHRISTMAS 1914 TIN & 1915 Card Brass tin given to members of the British armed forces in 1914 and 1915 from the Princess Mary fund. Tin is in good condition free from splits. Complete with original 1915 Christmas card.
WW1 PRINCESS MARY CHRISTMAS 1914 TIN & CONTENTS Brass tin given to members of the British armed forces in 1914 and 1915 from the Princess Mary fund. Tin is in excellent condition free from splits. Complete with original 1914 packet of 20 cigarettes (opened), 1914 tobacco, 1915 Christmas card and small photograph of Princess Mary.
WW1 PRINCESS MARY CHRISTMAS 1914 TIN & PIPE 1914 Brass tin given to members of the British armed forces at Christmas 1914 from the Princess Mary fund. Tin is in very good condition (small corner split). Comes with Bruyere pipe and note from original recipient dated 1918.
WW1 Princess Mary Tin: 1915 card. WW1 Princess Mary Tin: 1915 card.
WW1 printed cotton handkerchief : Allied soldiers WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief featuring soldiers from France, Britain and Russia. Good condition. Measures : 17 x 16 inches.
WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief Souvenir of The Great War WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief depicting scenes from the war: Warships, cannon, cavalry Aircraft, Zeppelin, and images of wartime commanders, In good condition ( green ink stain on right edge), colours are fresh and clear. Would look excellent framed. Measures 24inch x 20 inch approx.
WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief : Keep the Home Fires Burning WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief depicting words and images of the popular wartime song written by Ivor Novello 'Keep the Home Fires Burning' . In very good condition, colours are fresh and clear. Measures 19inch x 19 inch approx..
WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief Map of Gallipoli. WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief map of south eastern Europe (The Balkans) with a focus on Gallipoli (Dardanelles). Very good condition. Measures : 26 x 18 inches.
WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief Souvenir of The Great War WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief depicting scenes from the war: Warships, cannon, cavalry Aircraft, Zeppelin, and images of wartime commanders, In good condition , colours are fresh and clear. Would look excellent framed. Measures 24inch x 20 inch approx.
WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief: National Anthems. WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief depicting the: National Anthems of the allied nations in 1914. In good condition (a little light spotting) colours are fresh and clear. Measures 19inch x 19 inch approx..
WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief: Fall In WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief depicting words and images of the wartime song 'Fall In'. In very good condition (odd faint spot), colours are fresh and clear. Measures 19inch x 19 inch approx
WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief: Long Way to Tipperary WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief depicting the words of the popular wartime song 'Its a long way to Tipperary': In good condition colours are fresh and clear. Measures 25 inch x 20 inch approx.
WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief: Map of Europe. WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief: Map of Europe.. Very good condition. Measures : 26 x 18 inches.
WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief: Tipperary WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief depicting the words of the popular wartime song 'Its a long way to Tipperary': In good condition colours are fresh and clear. Measures 18inch x 18 inch approx..
WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief: Tipperary WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief depicting the words of the popular wartime song 'Its a long way to Tipperary': In good condition colours are fresh and clear. Measures 25 inch x 20 inch approx..
WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief: Tipperary WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief depicting the words of the popular wartime song 'Its a long way to Tipperary': In good condition colours are fresh and clear. Measures 25 inch x 20 inch approx.
WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief: War The Great Alliance WW1 printed cotton souvenir handkerchief depicting scenes from the war: Aircraft, Zeppelin, Belgium Fort of Liege under attack in 1914, In very good condition, colours are fresh and clear. Measures 12inch x 12 inch approx
WW1 Rare Private Purchase Officers Chamois leather under jacket An unusual officers private purchase chamois leather long sleeved waist coat. Supplied by the Army & Navy stores (see page 144 Bodsworth) and other military tailors. Complete with horn buttons, Chest 40 inches. No holes or damage I can see. Stitching loose, repaired in places.tears .
WW1 Red Cross 1913 manual, bag & photograph A 1913 dated red cross manual, cotton bag with red cross and owners name A J Howard. In addition there is a postcard photograph of Mr A Howard.
WW1 RFC COWL TYPE LEATHER FLYING HELMET Camel colour WW1 leather cowl type flying helmet as favoured by observers in the Royal Flying Corps. Tailors label to B Stirling ! London. In good overall condition. In a good rich colour with all parts, buckles and poppers intact. Some loss to interior chamois lining. Named inside (faded) to FLT
WW1 RFC (Royal Flying Corps) brass shoulder title pair. A good matching pair
WW1 RFC / CAVALRY COLONEL RICHARDS CAVALRY BOARD A variation of the The Houghton Map board , the Colonel Richards board was used by both RFC Crews and British Cavalry Officers during WW1. Designed to be used with either a map or plain paper, the rollers on each side allowing either to be rolled in each direction for navigation or observation purposes. Complete with original paper wound on to each roller. The front has the remains of a compass and scales whilst on the reverse a leather strap allows the user to attach it to his wrist whilst flying or riding.Dated 1908 and manufactured by Elliot Brothers, London., In good overall condition .
WW1 RFC 2nd LIEUTENANT PILOT'S FLYING LOG BOOK Named to Royal Flying Corps cadet, 2nd Lieut Henry Eyre who appears to be an American citizen. Covers the period April- Nov 1918. Entries cover 16 double page of flights. The Log Book is in good condition other than some adhesion to cover. Comes with RFC Transfer card, Gunnery card, US discharge letter. Pilot Eyres achieved over 135 hours flying time before the war ended.
WW1 RFC British Officers Sam Browne Belt: 'Bomber Harris'. WW1 RFC British Officers Sam Browne Belt. Named in two places to Major A T Harris RFC. Arthur Travers Harris rose to the rank of Major in the Royal Flying Corps by 1918. He was steadily promoted in the peacetime RAF. History remembers him as "Bomber Harris" the man responsible for the destruction of Dresden in 1945. Belt is in very good condition not dated. (Has an extra name added S J P Cooper) No provenance unfortunately.
WW1 RFC CADET PILOT'S FLYING LOG BOOK. Named to Royal Flying Corps cadet, James McLeod from Toronto Canada. Covers the period September 1917 - October 1917. Entries cover a double page of flights. The Log Book is in very good condition. Comes with RFC Transfer card, Discharge certificate (Discharged October 29th 1917) as 'being unfit for the duties of the corps'.
WW1 RFC Long Pattern Leather Flying Coat A classic example of the long pattern leather flying coat worn by both pilots and observers of the Royal Flying Corps. Complete with slanted map pocket, leather belt and interior leather straps for securing to legs.. In a rich golden brown colour with a been there look and feel. The coat is in very good condition for its age. Leather is mostly flexible and damage free (faults are a hole to leather at lower front edge, hidden under front flap, minor scuffs and a small area of wear to right cuff) All buttons and poppers are intact.
WW1 RFC Long Pattern Leather Flying Coat A good example of the long pattern leather flying coat worn by pilots and observers of the Royal Flying Corps. Complete with slanted map pocket, leather belt and interior leather straps for securing to legs. Camel colour. The coat is in good condition for its age. Leather is flexible. Minor damage (one 2 inch tear to upper back). All buttons are present..
WW1 RFC Long Pattern Leather Flying Coat WW1 RFC Long Pattern Leather Flying Coat Extra images
WW1 RFC Long Pattern Leather Flying Coat: Extra pictures Extra pictures
WW1 RFC OFFICERS KHAKI DRILL TUNIC A good early 1905 pattern Royal Flying Corps tunic. Started life as an Other Ranks tunic (WD stamp 128 over WD over M) converted to officers tunic in the field. (probably a battlefield promotion) 2nd lieutenants shoulder pips. . Complete with a full set of brass Royal Flying Corps buttons and padded observers badge. A medium weight Khaki Drill tunic with open collar and added 2 inch waist seam. Remains of paper label. No name.
WW1 RFC OFFICERS KHAKI DRILL TUNIC Extra photographs.
WW1 RFC PILOT'S FLYING LOG BOOK. Named to Royal Flying Corps cadet, A.Wilfred Leach of Indian Head, Canada. Covers the period September 1918 - November 11th 1918. Cadet Leach had 14 hours and 50 minutes flying time. Entries cover 12 double pages of flights. The Log Book is in very good condition .
WW1 RFC Sopwith Camel Propeller Boss An attractive propeller boss to a Sopwith Camel fighter aircraft of the RFC. Looks to have been used as a mantelpiece clock at some point. Markings are 130. CLERGET (130 HP Clerget engine) A.D. (Air Department) 644 (Drawing number) and R.H. (Right Hand spin as viewed from the cockpit)
WW1 RFC Thigh Length Pair of 'Fug' Boots A very rare and desirable pair of RFC flying cold weather thigh length 'Fug' boots. As first worn by British fighter ace Lanoe Hawker and adopted by all flying crew soon after. The sheepskin lined leather boots are marked 6 (size) on the sole. There is a WD stamp on the leather strap where it secures to a waist belt. Overall condition is very good for age and boots appear to have been worn very little. Faults are: 1. Small piece of leather 40mm x 40mm missing to the very top of one boot (see photo) 2. A little loss of interior sheepskin lining where handled,
WW1 RNAS WHITE WORKING JACKET White naval jacket to a Royal Naval Air Service Petty Officer. Three rope edged RNAS bronze buttons and embroidered Petty Officer arm badge. Owners initials JPH marked on the collar.
WW1 ROYAL ARTILLERY NAMED OFFICERS KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP Classic early 1902 pattern WW1 British Army Officers khaki WW1 Service Dress Cap. Narrow leather officers chin strap, leather sweatband and lining, Royal Artillery buttons and cap badge. Hawkes & Co, Piccadilly retailers gold stamp.Size 6 5/8. Named to a Lt Sanders service number 408. In good condition for it's age retaining it's shape (a little wear to peak edge and front top)
WW1 ROYAL ARTILLERY NAMED OFFICERS KHAKI SERVICE DRESS CAP Extra photographs.
WW1 ROYAL DUBLIN FUSILIERS OFFICERS KHAKI DRILL TUNIC A good early WW1 pattern British Officers KD tunic. Complete with all brass RDF Regimental buttons, Royal Dublin Fusiliers Shoulder titles and Lieutenant Colonels bronze pip and crown. A heavyweight (for KD) well made tunic in good condition. (other than wear to inside collar) I cannot locate a name. The RDF were part of the first day Gallipoli landings as part of the 29th Division and suffered heavy casualties.
WW1 Royal Engineers British Other Ranks 1917 Trench Cap Images WW1 Royal Engineers British Other Ranks 1917 Trench Cap to Sapper John Robinson. See details above
WW1 Royal Engineers British Other Ranks Tunic & Trench Cap to one man. WW1 Royal Engineers named 1902 Tunic and Trench Cap to Sapper John Robinson 495244. Rare to find a matching named tunic and cap. Comprising: a) 1902 Other Rank's Tunic with stand and fall collar with two pleats under each collar, complete with brass general service buttons and RE shoulder titles. Two good conduct chevrons and three blue overseas service stripes. (1916 - 1918) Interior with WD issue stamp and traces of the original paper label. Regimental Number is clearly written on the reverse of one pocket along with his initials JTR which matches exactly that on his trench cap. There are a few small wear holes on the tunic (The worst is on the lower sleeve..see photo) however these do not affect the overall appearance which is an honest trench worn tunic. b) 1917 pattern wool trench cap complete with brass RE cap badge and thin leather chin strap. Cap is free from moth. Remains of manufacturers stamp to oilskin liner (oilskin has lost half of its black coating through wear)
WW1 Royal Engineers Khaki Drill 'floppy style' Trench cap Unusual private purchase trench cap to an officer of the Royal Engineers. Bronze RE cap badge with blades. Two period repairs to head band. In the 'floppy' style of trench cap favoured by many officers. Size 6 7/8.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps 1st Class Air Mechanic RFC Sleeve Badge WW1 Royal Flying Corps 1st Class Air Mechanic RFC Sleeve Badge. Embroidered cloth propellor badge on a khaki back ground. Air Mechanics badge worn on the right sleeve of service dress jacket/ tunic and greatcoat.
WW1 ROYAL FLYING CORPS CASUALTY OFFICERS FLOPPY CAP WW1 Royal Flying Corps Officer's Peak Cap to an officer killed in 1918. A very good rare example of the floppy style khaki cotton cap, retaining bronze OSD cap badge and the correct WW1 pattern thin brown leather chinstrap with GS buttons. The interior with quilted lining. In excellent condition other than two small holes which line up suggesting bullet or shrapnel ball damage. The cap is named twice to Lieutenant A E B Sutton who was killed in a flying accident on July 4th 1918. Arthur Eldred Barker Sutton transferred from the 6th Liverpool Regiment and had arrived in France in June 1918 serving with No. 12 squadron Was buried in Bebington Cemetery
WW1 ROYAL FLYING CORPS OFFICERS SERVICE DRESS CAP WW1 Royal Flying Corps Officer's Peak forage service dress cap. Attractive quilted lining, leather sweat band with wear, bronze RFC OSD cap badge and correct WW1 pattern thin officers leather chin strap. In very good condition (One pin head sized hole to top and small hole to front where cap badge has rubbed).
WW1 ROYAL FLYING CORPS SIDCOT SUIT RFC and RAF 1st Pattern Sidcot Suit. A one piece flying suit introduced into RFC service towards the end of WWI. Designed by Sidney Cotton, hence the name Sidcot. A very scarce example in original condition. The quilted fireproof fabric is in good condition with minor stains and service wear.(A few small areas of wear) Diagonal chest map pocket. The leg pockets are correctly fur lined and all button closures are intact. The synthetic fur lining is also good. No label, but the inner flap is stamped 13 WD P.
WW1 ROYAL MARINE 1905 DATED RMLI Working Dress Frock Royal Marine Light Infantry working Dress Frock (heavy linen duck fabric) working jacket. This frock was inspected 23rd July 1905 and issued to an N M Austin 50515. In good condition (lacks buttons). Chest size: 40 inches, Underarm 18 inches.
WW1 Royal Marine Light Infantry Broderick Cap. A rare WW1 example in dark blue material with red flash to the front. Brass RMLI cap Badge. Interior with oilcloth sweatband and original leather chin strap secured on hooks. Good condition for age, (couple of tiny moth holes and tracking to the top.)
WW1 Royal Marine Light Infantry Broderick Cap. WW1 Royal Marine Light Infantry Broderick Cap. A rare WW1 example in dark blue material . Brass RMLI cap Badge. Interior with oilcloth sweatband. Fair condition for age, (some moth tracking and old edge repair)
WW1 ROYAL MARINE LIGHT INFANTRY TUNIC RMLI WW1 pattern dark blue ratings tunic. Early glazed cotton internal reinforcing patches. Complete with a full set of RMLI brass buttons, collar badges and brass shoulder titles. Red crossed rifles marksman badge, corporal stripes and single good conduct badge. Condition is good for age other than single small chest repair and a couple of small moth holes to lower back. Size 38 - 40 inch chest.
WW1 ROYAL MARINE LIGHT INFANTRY TUNIC RMLI Late WW1 pattern dark blue ratings tunic. Complete with a full set of RMLI brass buttons, collar badges and brass RMLI shoulder titles. Red good conduct stripes and overseas service stripes (three blue and one red). Excellent condition for its age, looks unworn, clearly this was best coming home tunic. (few very small moth holes). Size 38 inch chest. See extra images below.
WW1 ROYAL MARINE LIGHT INFANTRY TUNIC RMLI Extra images
WW1 ROYAL NAVY CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS PEAK CAP WW1 , dark blue Royal Navy 'Chief Petty Officers' peak cap. In very good condition (A little surface moth). Has the distinctive small peak found in earlier caps. Retailers/tailors stamp (hard to read). Gold Petty Officers embroidered badge, leather sweat band and quilted lining. Good large size cap 7 1/4.
WW1 ROYAL NAVY OFFICERS PEAK CAP A good quality WW1 or earlier Officers Dark Blue, Royal Navy peak cap. In very good (minimal moth) condition. Kings crown officers bullion badge, unusual perforated leather sweat band, wicker stiffener, silk lining and and leather peak..
WW1 ROYAL NAVY PETTY OFFICERS PEAK CAP WW1, dark blue Royal Navy 'Petty Officers' peak cap. In very good condition (A little surface moth/ no holes). Has the distinctive small peak found in earlier caps. Retailers/tailors stamp J. Burke, Edinburgh Road, Portsmouth. Red Petty Officers embroidered badge, leather sweat band and quilted lining.
WW1 ROYAL NAVY WORKING DRESS DUCK JUMPER Royal Navy heavy linen duck working dress Tunic/Frock Named under collar to R E Hubbard and dated 1915. Chest 36 inches.
WW1 ROYAL NAVY, 1913 DATED RMLI Working Dress Royal Marine Light Infantry working Dress Frock (heavy linen duck fabric) working jacket. This frock was inspected 24th May 1912 and issued 9th July 1913 to an A R Brown Plymouth 13978. In very good condition (storage marks), looks to be unworn. Chest size: 40 inches, Underarm 20 inches.
WW1 ROYAL NAVY, MIDSHIPMANS SHORT JACKET Short Midshipmans blue tunic. Full set of gilt brass Kings Crown Royal Navy buttons. Tailors Label Morris Angel, Shaftesbury Avenue, London. Named to midshipman Victor King. Chest size 34 inches. Has suffered moth in a number of places (see pictures)
WW1 ROYAL NAVY,PRE WW1 DATED RMLI Fatigue/ Working Dress Tunic & Trousers 1. Royal Marine Light Infantry cotton Frock working jacket. Inspected 10th Sept 1909. Complete with original full set of RMLI brass buttons. A few rust marks (hole to rear). Chest size: 36 inches, Underarm 21 inches. 2. Royal Marine Light Infantry cotton working trousers. Inspected 24th July 1908. Good condition. Portsmouth markings. Measures waist 30 inches, inside leg 30 inches.
WW1 ROYAL NAVY,PRE WW1 DATED RMLI Fatigue/ Working Dress Tunic & Trousers Extra photographs.
WW1 ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS GLENGARRY Nice original WW1 Highland Glengarry with leather trim. Silk tails intact. Original RSF o/r's badge with hackle .Red tourie (pom pom). No moth good condition.
WW1 set of Leather British general service buttons. Set of 10 leather general service buttons manufactured during WW1 when supplies of brass were running low. Designed for the 1902 British Army tunic. All medium size 16mm.
WW1 Silver ID Bracelet 5th Cameron Highlanders: D Marrs WW1 white metal ID Bracelet and wrist chain to 20257 David Marrs of the 5th Cameron Highlanders (later the 7th). Arrived in France in December 1915 and survived the war.
WW1 Silver ID Bracelet: Yorkshire Regiment WW1 Silver ID Bracelet to Stephenson: Yorkshire Regiment. Hallmarks to back of disc and bracelet catch. Weighs 12.6 grams. Date mark for 1918.
WW1 SMALL PEAK ROYAL NAVY PETTY OFFICERS CAP WW1, dark blue Royal Navy 'Petty Officers' peak cap. In very good moth free condition . Has the distinctive small peak found in earlier caps measuring 1 3/4 inches. Red Petty Officers embroidered badge, leather sweat band, black leather chin strap and quilted lining. Size 6 7/8. Faint ink name and number to sweatband.
WW1 SOLDIERS SMALL BOOK & DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE Soldiers original small book to Gunner Sidney George, Number 58834. Enlisted September 1909 in the Royal Field Artillery. Discharged September 1921.
WW1 SOLDIERS SMALL BOOK, DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE & PAPERS Soldiers original small book to Private William Pownall, Number 9824. Enlisted October 1911 in the Essex Regiment. Discharged October 1923. Includes Third Class Certificate of Education, Character Reference and discharge Certificate.
WW1 SOLDIERS SMALL BOOK, PHOTO & PAPERS WW1 SOLDIERS SMALL BOOK, DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE, CHARACTER REFERENCE, PHOTO's & PAPERS. Soldiers original small book to John Linney, No 1212, London Regiment and later , Royal Defence Corps. Book is dated 1915. Enlisted April 1915 at age 44 in Hampstead, London.
WW1 STYLE BRITISH KHAKI COTTON MESS TIN COVER Reproduction British army mess tin cover. Khaki cotton cover well made with some use.
WW1 Trench Art Brass Matchbox cover CANADIAN ARMY WW1 Trench Art Brass Matchbox cover. Maple leaf of Canada collar badge to front and bullet soldered to spine. Unusual and attractive design.
WW1 Trench Art Brass Matchbox cover of the Welsh Regiment. WW1 Trench Art Brass Matchbox cover of the Welsh Regiment. Ich Dien Prince of Wales feathers and regimental motto 'Wellangau Na Chywilydd'
WW1 Trench Art Brass Matchbox cover SOMME 1916. WW1 Trench Art Brass Matchbox cover engraved Somme 1916. Initials TB within a shield to the rear and attractive ivy engraving to the spine.
WW1 Trench Art Brass Matchbox: ARMY SERVICE CORPS WW1 Trench Art Brass Matchbox cover. Engraved ASC to front, France to spine and OC to rear.
WW1 Trench Art Grenade Money Box WW1 Trench Art Grenade Money Box. Mills bomb In very good condition. Base plug marked No 23. 1- 17. (January 1917)
WW1 TRENCH ART LIGHTER WITH LONG WICK Probably a British lighter. Still sparks. In good condition. Wick measures 15 inches.
WW1 Trench Mortar blue arm badge A British Army blue flaming grenade embroidered badge as worm on the sleeve by trench mortar men during WW1
WW1 TURKISH WICKER CANE FRAME FOR KABALAK / BASHLIK Believed to be a rare original Turkish WW1 cane-wood frame for the Turkish headdress Kabalak/ Bashlik. Well made with small rear peak, interior linen lining (very faint lettering). Good size 7 looks unworn..
WW1 Volunteer Training Corps (V.T.C.) Armband Rare WW1 (Home Guard) 2nd pattern armband, khaki with red crown and letters GR (King George Rex) , Printed to the back "issued under authority of army council and number stamped LL 9086. Given to those men who wanted to serve their country but were unable to for reasons of age, medical reasons or in a reserved occupation. Two small moth holes. Original horn buttons.
WW1 War Medal South Wales Borderers Killed First day Gallipoli WW1 War Medal South Wales Borderers Killed First day Gallipoli. Private William Henry Price service number 9816 killed on 25th April 1915 the first day of the Gallipoli landings. Landed at Helles "S" Beach.
WW1 WD MARKED WOODEN WALL MOUNTED PHONE Wall mounted wooden phone marked British Manufacture to the front. To the rear it is stamped WD & British Post Office Telephones. The interior is not dated but also marked WD.
WW1 WOOD & BRASS RFC / CAVALRY MAP BOARD The map board was used by both Royal Flying Corps Crews and British Cavalry Officers during WW1. Designed to be used with either a map or plain paper, the rollers on each side allowing either to be rolled in each direction for navigation or observation purposes. The front has a compass (not working), Overall in very good condition . Complete with leather wrist strap.
WW1 WOODEN TOMMY BRITISH OFFICER SOLDIER DOLL A small wooden doll depicting a British Officer. He wears a khaki peaked service dress cap, cuff rank tunic and Sam Browne belt. An interesting hand painted little doll with period details. In good condition although has wear to the paint from handling. Measures 3 inches.
WW1/POST WAR BRITISH OFFICERS KHAKI DRILL TUNIC. A good condition late WW1 or Post War British Army Officers KD tunic. Little evidence of wear. Lacks buttons and collar badges. Inside name to Major. Chest measurement 36 inches. No Tailors label.
WW1/WW2 Khaki Bedford Cord Breeches. A pair of British Army Khaki private purchase officers Bedford Cord breeches. In good condition, free of moth and hardly worn. There is storage dirt and polish from where boots were worn. Wool lined throughout for extra warmth. No label, name or date. Small size: 26 inch waist.
WW2 BRITISH ARMY LEATHER JERKIN Excellent quality camel coloured WW2 leather jerkin. Original large horn or early plastic buttons, green wool lining and leather reinforced button holes. Interior WD stamp, P over WD over 442. Interior label dated 1941 , Height 5 feet 10 inches, chest up to 43 inches. In excellent condition, looks hardly worn.
WW2 British Army Slouch Hat A British Slouch hat of the type worn in the Far East Theatre. Manufacturers name to leather sweatband is Duke & Co, Hat makers, London. Marked as size 7. In good condition other than missing leather chin strap. Complete with original pagri, and leather sweatband.
WW2 British Army Slouch Hat A British Slouch hat of the type worn in the Far East Theatre of war during WW2. No manufacturers name or date. Complete with leather sweatband, chin strap and pagri band . In good condition with some surface moth (No holes) Marks where triangular unit patch removed. Has the look of a much older hat. Size 7.
WW2 BRITISH ARMY WOODEN GAS RATTLE WW1 pattern British Army wooden gas rattle. Attractive mellow colour. Has a PSW manufacturers mark impressed stamp. Dated 1940. Clacker board intact and loud when spun.
WW2 British Lee Enfield Bayonets. Two British bayonets. The first is stamped No 4 MK II. The second a 1940's Enfield No 9 knife bayonet is unmarked.
WW2 BRITISH OFFICERS CAP: THE KINGS OWN ROYAL LANCASTER British Army Officers WW2 Service Dress Cap. A more square peak. Thicker leather chin strap. Brass/Bronze Kings Own cap badge with blades. In good condition with three small areas of moth. Stitching to leather sweat band only partly attached.
WW2 British Officers Jungle Green Shorts WW2 British Officers cotton Jungle Green Shorts. 36 inch waist. Washed and ironed but never worn.
WW2 BRITISH OFFICERS KHAKI PUTTEES A good matching pair of British officers soft wool puttees manufactured by Fox. Small brass discs marked Fox L & R indicate left and right leg. In good condition free from moth. Length 46 inches.
WW2 BRITISH OFFICERS KHAKI SIDE CAP UNWORN A British officers khaki side cap in excellent unworn condition free from moth or wear. Bronze general service buttons. No cap badge ever fitted. Tailors label: Army & Navy Stores, Westminster. Size 6 7/8.
WW2 BRITISH OFFICERS KHAKI SIDE CAP UNWORN A British officers khaki side cap in excellent unworn condition free from moth or wear. Bronze general service buttons. No cap badge ever fitted. Tailors label: Army & Navy Stores, Westminster. Size approx. 6 1/2.
WW2 BRITISH OFFICERS STAFF RANK BRIGADIER KHAKI PEAK CAP British Army peaked cap to a senior officer. Nice looking cap with bullion badge lion over kings crown. As worn by a colonel or Brigadier. Interior silk and leather sweatband with officers initials (EGA) . Size 6 5/8. Looks to be moth free.
WW2 BRITISH OFFICERS STAFF RANK BRIGADIER KHAKI SIDE CAP Unusual to see a British Army side cap to a senior officer. Nice looking cap with bullion badge lion over kings crown. As worn by a colonel or Brigadier. Interior silk lining shows little wear. Officers initials ESA. Bronze Royal Artillery officers buttons. Some scattered moth (see photographs) Size approx. 6 5/8.
WW2 BRITISH OTHER RANKS KHAKI PUTTEES A good matching pair of British other ranks khaki wool puttees. In good condition free from moth. Length 41 inches.
WW2 Cannon Shell 0.5 Trench Art Petrol Lighter WW2 Cannon Shell 0.5 Trench Art Petrol Lighter. Interesting item measures approx. 5.5 inches. Markings to base R.A. 43.
WW2 GERMAN HELMET: REPAINTED GREY WITH ORIGINAL LINER & CHINSTRAP WW2 German Police helmet with original decals and liner. At some point the helmet has been painted grey but leaving the decals untouched. Liner is maker marked Unnenbrugger & Ellerman. Bielefeld. Chinstrap detached to one side. Size 6 3/4.
WW2 GERMAN U-BOAT/ PANZER LEATHER JACKET Extra photographs......
WW2 GERMAN U-BOAT/ PANZER LEATHER JACKET ... Original WW2 German U BOAT leather Jacket. Also worn by Tank (Panzer) crew. In very good almost unworn condition. Leather is still supple and shows little exterior wear. Pebble buttons, storm cuffs, cuff straps and black wool lining. No label or stamps. Chest size (measures 21 inches across the front) allowing for thickness of the leather is approx 40 inches.
WW2 GORDON HIGHLANDERS KILT Military quality heavyweight kilt to a Gordon Highlander. Leather straps removed and replaced with 3 kilt pins. The kilt is a medium size: waist up to 34 inches and drop 25 inches (from waist band to lower edge) Little or no moth and light wear. Only military marks are double arrows (sold out of military service)
WW2 HOME FRONT GAS MASKS & HELMET A collection of British WW2 Home Front items. Service gas mask 1938 in very good condition (no filter) , civilian gas mask 1938 very good (size small), civilian gas mask 1937 (size large) good, police/fire brigade gas mask good (outlet valve perished). Steel helmet good (missing top screw).
WW2 HOSPITAL BLUE TROUSERS dated 1941 Hard to find hospital blues as worn by other ranks British wounded in hospital. In a darker shade of blue denim. Zinc buttons and white tie string. Various stamps. 1941 dated . In good condition free from damage. Waist size 36 inches, inside leg 31 inches.
WW2 HOSPITAL BLUE TUNIC Hard to find hospital blues as worn by other ranks British wounded in hospital. Very similar to WW1 pattern. Not dated . In good condition free from moth and complete with a full set of white buttons. Size 38 inch chest.
WW2 HOSPITAL BLUE TUNIC dated 1940 WW2 HOSPITAL BLUE TUNIC.Hard to find hospital blues as worn by other ranks British wounded in hospital. Very similar to WW1 pattern. 1940 dated . In good condition free from moth and complete set of black buttons. Size 45 inch chest.
WW2 HOSPITAL BLUES DRESSING GOWN Hard to find hospital blues as worn by other ranks British wounded in hospital. Very similar to WW1 pattern. Is dated 1945 with Z WD stamp to conform this. In very good unissued condition complete with white horn buttons. Size large to fit 42 - 44 inch chest.
WW2 Lieutenant Colonels Khaki Great Coat. Staffordshire Regiment WW2 Officers Khaki Great Coat. Staffordshire Regiment. An excellent heavyweight superb quality officers double breasted great coat. Lieutenant Colonels shoulder rank and a full set of Staffordshire Regiment buttons. The coat has no moth holes (a little surface tracking). The material is a good quality heavyweight materia. Size 38 inch chest.
WW2 Luftwaffe Fighter Pilots Four Pocket Dark Brown Leather Jacket A nice example of a German 'Fighter Pilots' leather jacket. Seen in contemporary photographs and of a style worn by a number of German 'aces' including Hans Joachim Marseilles. Leather still supple, double breasted, four flap pockets, leather buttons and good quality lining. In good condition for its age (minor scuffs and rubbing to collar and cuffs). Complete with original detachable shoulder straps and Luftwaffe eagle to right breast. Untouched and unaltered. (1944 tram ticket from Bad Friedrichshall found in pocket)
WW2 Luftwaffe Fighter Pilots Four Pocket Dark Brown Leather Jacket Extra images.
WW2 PILOTS ORIGINAL BRITISH FLEET AIR ARM KINGS CROWN WINGS BADGE WW2 PILOTS ORIGINAL BRITISH FLEET AIR ARM KINGS CROWN WINGS BADGE . A good quality 'bullion' flying officers badge attached to a white metal backing . In very good condition. No wear or fraying. Measures 2.5 inches (6.5 cm).
WW2 RAF AIRCREW BATTLEDRESS BLOUSE RAF correct WW2 pattern Battledress Blouse. Label marked SUITS AIR CREW BLOUSES size 7. Height 5ft 8 inch, chest 36 inch. H Leaning & Co . In good condition, little or no moth. All parches/badges have been removed, although the black thread shows a clear outline of pilots wings and sergeants stripes.
WW2 RAF AIRCREW ESCAPE MAP A very good condition WW2 doubled sided Silk escape map, issued to RAF Aircrew. Scale 1:2,000,000. Key refers to March 1938 boundaries and August 1940. Includes Southern Europe & The Balkans. Colours are fresh and clear. Measures approx. 24 x 18 inches.
WW2 RAF Propaganda leaflet dropped on Germany WW2 RAF Propaganda leaflet dropped on Germany. Measures 8 x 5 inches. Dropped over Germany by the thousand in the early part of the war. Dated 1940....
WW2 RAF Propaganda leaflet dropped on Germany. WW2 RAF Propaganda leaflet dropped on Germany. Measures 8 x 5 inches. Dropped over Germany by the thousand in the early part of the war. Dated 1940.
WW2 RAF REGIMENT BATTLEDRESS BLOUSE 1945 War Service Dress Blouse dated 1945. Unusual blouse to a sergeant in the RAF Regiment complete with all original insignia and photograph of the airman. Size 7. Height 5ft 8 inch, chest 36 inch. Wm Templeton & Sons 1945. In very good condition, little wear (just two tiny moth holes).
WW2 ROYAL NAVY CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS PEAK CAP A good quality WW2 or earlier Officers style, Dark Blue, Royal Navy peak cap. In very good condition (couple tiny moth holes) Chief Petty Officers embroidered badge, thin leather chin strap, leather sweat band and quilted lining.
WW2 Royal Navy Officer's Working Dress Blouse 1944 Naval Battledress WWII Royal Navy Officer's Blue Working Dress Battledress Blouse date 1944. Cloth label shows manufacturer to be H Lotery, size 9. chest 40 inches. Blue Serge working dress blouse. Officers. Condition is good (few small pin head sized moth holes only)
WW2 ROYAL NAVY OFFICERS TUNIC Dark blue RN officers tunic to a Lieutenant with medal ribbons showing service in WW1.A number of small moth nips (price reflects this) Complete with a full set of rope edged Royal Navy brass buttons. Small label with number 6266 but no name. Size 38 inch chest.
WW2 ROYAL NAVY RATINGS 5 PIECE UNIFORM British sailors WW2 uniform. Consists of dark blue tunic, dark blue bell bottom trousers (scattered moth) white warm weather tunic & loose blue collar, white vest/undershirt and white cap.
WW2 ROYAL NAVY RATINGS CAP HMS EAGLE Royal Navy dark blue ratings cap with tally to HMS Eagle (tally has some wear/moth). Typical Pork Pie pattern from WW2 or earlier. In good condition, service wear and light surface moth. Retailers stamp Erlich & sons Devonport & Portsmouth. Size 6 1/2.
WW2 ROYAL NAVY RATINGS DARK BLUE BLOUSE Typical dark blue tunic to a RN rating with single red stripe to left arm and single interior pocket. Label missing. Good overall condition free from moth holes or other damage. Size 34 - 36 inch chest.
WW2 ROYAL NAVY RATINGS DARK BLUE BLOUSE Typical Square Rig dark blue tunic to a RN rating with two internal pockets and black silk. Rare example with original paper label marked Jumpers Serge Class II, C H Bernard & Sons Ltd, 1954. Excellent unissued condition free from moth holes or other damage. Height 5ft 8 inch. Size 34 inch chest.
WW2 ROYAL NAVY RATINGS DARK BLUE BLOUSE Typical Square Rig WW2 dark blue thick wool tunic to a RN rating . No label. In good moth free condition. Chest 34 inch. Stamped R E Terry.
WW2 ROYAL NAVY RATINGS DARK BLUE BLOUSE 1943 DATED Typical Square Rig dark blue tunic to a RN rating with two internal pockets. Rare example with original 1943 dated paper label marked Jumpers Serge Size 12, H Lottery & Co Ltd, 1943. Excellent unissued condition free from moth holes or other damage. Size 34 inch chest.
WW2 SCOTTISH CAMERON HIGHLANDERS KILT Other Ranks British Army,Tartan kilt to the Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. In very good condition free from moth.(wear to waist edging braid, missing one buckle) Has faint War Department (R) WD stamp for 1939. Waist size 34 inches. Kilt length is 24 1/2 inches.
WW2 SCOTTISH CAMERON HIGHLANDERS TERRITORIALS KILT Other Ranks British Army,Tartan kilt to the Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. In very good condition free from moth. Private purchase territorials kilt. No tailors label. Waist size 30 inches. Kilt drop is 29 inches, full width is 40 inches.
WW2 SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT TARTAN HIGHLANDERS KILT Other Ranks British Army, Government Tartan kilt as worn by the Black Watch and Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. In very good condition free from moth. Has War Department (Q) WD stamp for 1940. Waist size 34 - 36 inches. Height is 28 inches..
WW2 SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS BRITISH ARMY KILT A good other ranks kilt to a soldier of the Seaforth Highlanders. Stamped P over WD. It is in good condition with a couple of tiny holes otherwise moth free. Size 32 - 33 inch waist. Height from top to bottom is 27 inches.
WW2 unissued Other Ranks service dress khaki shirt. A very good British army khaki shirt in excellent unworn condition. Moth free woollen shirt. Chest size 40 inches.
WW2 VC Winners autographed book. Captain Richard W Annand. Signed by the first Victoria Cross winner issued to the British Army during WWII. 1943 dated signature to inside cover of Victoria Cross winners book. Captain R.W.Annand of the 2nd Bn DLI won his VC on 15/16 May 1940 at the River Dyle, Belgium. The book is 'The Complete Guide to Military Map Reading' and is in excellent condition.
WW2 VERO BRITISH FELT SLOUCH HAT A good condition British Slouch hat of the type worn in the Far East Theatre of war by the Army & RAF.Size 6 3/4. Little or no moth, leather chin strap and sweatband all in good condition. Evidence of a metal badge (4 holes) once affixed to the front. No date.
WW2 Womens MTC Mechanised Transport Corps A rare cap to an exclusive group of women volunteers in WW2. Made famous by the 'Foyles War' character Sam Stewart. These ladies were mostly middle class volunteers who could already drive and owned their own car. A few small moth holes (see photos). Green silk lining and 'Lillywhites' retailers label.
WW2 WRNS CAP BADGE WW2 blue on black Wrens cap badge. Some wear.
WW2/POST WAR BELGIUM ARMY HELMET Copy of the British Brodie helmet supplied to the Belgian Army. Green painted with Belgian decal to the side. No date but marked Comet . In very good condition. Leather helmet liner.
WWI OTTOMAN TURKISH ARMY LEATHER AMMUNITION BANDOLIER BELT WW1 Turkish leather ammunition belt. As worn at Gallipoli and elsewhere. Consists of a waist worn leather belt of fourteen leather pouches and two shoulder cross straps. Each pouch holds three bullets giving a total of 42 rounds carried. Each pouch is stamped with a Turkish crescent and Ottoman writing. All straps, buckles and pouches are complete and intact. (minor period repairs in a few places ). A rare and iconic item.
WWI Royal Flying Corps Rare Bullion Pilots Wings Original and attractive British RFC pilots wings removed from a tunic. Well made and in very good condition. Hard to better. Measures 900 mm or 3.5 inches.
YELLOW LEATHER WW2 MOTORCYCLIST GAUNTLETS A very nice looking unissued pair of British army leather despatch riders gauntlets. In a good size and in mint condition.