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WW1 Trench Mortar cloth arm badge A fine scarce blue flaming grenade embroidered on khaki. This example has been worn. VGC.
India General Service Medal, Clasp "North West Frontier 1908" Awarded to "8398 Pte W. Taylor R. Mun Fus" Medal has been polished. PLEASE NOTE that this medal has been stamped incorrectly as Private Taylor served with the Northumberland Fusiliers and is confirmed on the medal Roll with this Regiment.
Royal Engineers Attached Gurkha Field Squadron GSM Medal "Malaya" Awarded to "2/LT W.D.M. INGRAM R.E". Mounted as originally worn. ... Accompanied by box of issue. ... Miniature Medal. ... Envelope confirming attachment to 68 Field Squadron Gukha's.
WW1 1918 RAMC Other Rank’s Tunic with original Badges. A very good example of the regulation pattern, with double pleat to the collar. Worn by a Stretcher bearer of the RAMC, retaining original cloth insignia to each arm, overseas chevrons and brass RAMC shoulder titles. The interior with original paper issue label and dated 1918. The tunic is in superb condition.
WW1 Imperial German Officer Shoulder Strap. A good example of the pattern worn on the field grey trench fighting tunic. GC
WW1 Small Box Respirator Gas Mask Card. A scarce example of the card issued with the gas mask with a basic repair kit to the inside. GC.
WW2 Free Polish Forces in UK Christmas Postcard. This postcard depicts Spitfires with Polish markings, HMS Garland, also known by her Polish designation ORP Garland, a G-class destroyer, Polish Soldiers and a V for Victory. The reverse with an ink inscription. GC.
WW2 Royal Canadian Air Force RCAF Bomb Aimer (B) brevet. A good padded example. White and red embroidered crown, brown laurel wreath, white letter and wing. Minor age wear.
WW2 Royal Canadian Air Force RCAF Engineer (E) brevet. A good padded example. White and red embroidered crown, brown laurel wreath, white letter and wing. Minor age wear.
"Bulldog IIA Aeroplane Jupiter VIIF or VIIF.P Engine" 1932 Manual A very rare and clean example of the Air Ministary publication 1932. Complete with fold out diagrames etc.
"RECCE SECT COMD" Armband. This dark blue wool armband is embroidered in white representing "Reconnaissance section command" Officer. Slight Wear. GC.
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14th/ 20th Hussars Northern Ireland Cyprus Medal Pair. Awarded to 24256187 Tpr A.G.B. Honeyman14/20 H. GC Mounted as originally worn.
15th / 19th Hussars General Service Medal A good example awarded to "19013462 L Cpl Stuart 15/19 H". GC.
15th Hussars Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal. A scarce example to the regiment. Awarded to H-4239 Pte H Symes 15/Hrs. GC. The 15th Hussars was amalgamated with the 19th Royal Hussars to form the 15th/19th Hussars in 1922.
17th (Service) Bn (1st South-East Lancashire) Lancashire Fusiliers Attributed Officer's Compass. This example was carried by Captain Harry Gray Leaver MC who served with the 17th "Bantam" Bn Lancashire Fusiliers.. The brass body compass is dated 1917 and unusual being fitted with a celluloid inset. Complete with original polished brown leather case with name "H.G. Leaver Z Coy Lan Fus". GC. Captain Harry Gray Leaver MC is confirmed as serving with the 17th Bn having landed in France March 1916. He was wounded on two occasions The details of the MC appeared in the London Gazette 26th July 1918. It was awarded for leading his men forward in a counter attack and later leadership under heavy enemy bombardment.
1871 Franco Prussian War Medal For Combatants Pair of Medals. A good original pair mounted as originally worn GC.
1910 Aviation Pioneer Flight Manual Published by Flight Magazine. A rare illustrated publication by Algernon E Berriman Technical Editor of Flight. Gives large amount of detail and is complimented by Aviation adverts. Original simulated leather cover. Minor wear.
1911 Dated 1908 Webbing Side Bag. WW1 Pattern A rare pre Great War issued example. The underflap with clear 1911 issue date and also stamped 1W. This pattern without lower buckles.
1914 Pattern Equipment Bayonet Frog. A good example complete with tang and retaining strap. Leather supple good colour.
1915 dated WW1 1914 Leather Equipment Large Pack. A very rare good example of the 1914 pattern large pack. Complete with all brass buckles and both leather straps to the flap (one with small cut). The rear with leather tangs. To the flap faint details of the original owner, indicating Royal Artillery issue. The interior with makers stamp and date 1915. Some service and age wear, leather remains supple. All leather fittings are present
1930s / WW2 RAF Observer's Brevet. A good padded example, retaining black paper backing. Has been worn GC
1945 Hawker Typhoon and Hawker Tempest Napier Sabre Engine Notes. A scarce set of Pilots Operating notes for the Napier Sabre IIa & IIB. Dated July 1945. GC.
1946 Pattern British Army Battledress Trousers. A very good pair, with no moth damage of the pattern similar to the WW2 issue pattern. Complete with Map & First Aid pocket. Retaining issue stamp and dated 1947 VGC.
19th Century British Cavalry Troopers Sword Knot. A good and scarce white buff leather example, retaining flat gilt button. Slight wear, leather supple.
19th Century Victorian Medal Mounting Bar. A good silver plated example. Length 11cm. Complete with pin
1st Bn 13th (Kensington) London Regiment 1918 Casualty Group. Awarded to 495719 Private Harry Welch. Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal “Pte 13-Lond R”, Bronze Memorial Plaque “Harry Welch” GC. Private Harry Welch a native of Camberwell London died during the German Spring Offensive on the 25th March 1918 and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial. He was awarded the BWM & VM only
1st Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry Korea War Pair of Medals. Awarded to 22506538 Pte B Leeming KSLI. Comprising: Queen’s Korea Medal, UN Korea Medal (file marks to edge). Mounted court style for display. GC. The 1st Bn KSLI landed in Korea during May 1951
1st Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers India General Service Medal, “Hazara 1891”. Awarded to “776 Corporl J.H. Barlow 1st Bn R.W.Fus.” Near VGC
1st Bn Royal West Kent Regiment Egypt Medal. A dated example awarded to 1288 Lce Corpl W Murphy 1 R. W. Kent , bearing the clasp The Nile 1884-85. Contact marks, these heavy to the edge.
1st Bn Royal West Kent Regiment India General Service Medal, clasp “Punjab Frontier 1897-98”, A good example awarded to “2439 Lce Corpl C Newman 1st Bn R.W. Kent Regt”. Near VGC Corporal Charles Newman enlisted into the Royal West Kent Regiment at the age of 15 years as a Boy on the 11th December 1888. He was appointed a Drummer in 1890 and Lance Corporal 1896 and promotion to Corporal 1898. He saw service in Gibraltar, Malta and India. He did not service in South Africa during the Boer War. He was discharged in December 1901.
1st Bn Scots Guards Khedive Star 1882 This example with stamping to the reverse S.Gds 5241. GC fitted with an old replacement suspension ring. GC. Attributed to 5241 Private W.J. Campbell of the 1st Bn.
2nd Bengal Mountain Battery bronze India General Service Medal 1854-95. “Burma 1885-7” A good example awarded to “Syce Basaki No2 Bengal Mn Bty”.
2nd Bn Gloucestershire Regiment Wolseley pattern foreign service helmet Grouping. This is not quite WW1 the helmet with a makers stamp of 1919, but is a good scarce attributed grouping worn by Private Charles Samuel Burge. Comprising: WW1 Pattern Wolseley pattern Other ranks issue khaki cloth helmet with ten fold pagri The interior is with leather sweatband and chinstrap. The interior with clear makers stamp 1919 and issue details of "2GR 56250 8 20" (2nd Bn Gloucestershire Regiment issued August 1920). The helmet is in superb condition. .... Accompanied by a small collection of original certificates and a photograph of the Regiment in India 1921. PLEASE NOTE the service number to the helmet does not correspond with the service number on Pte Burge discharge certificate, however in 1920 The Gloucestershire Regiment was assigned Regimental numbers starting 5172001, this may explain the difference. The grouping was located together and there can be not doubt that Burge wore this helmet. 5174078 Private Charles Samuel Burge enlisted into the DCLI on the 20th September 1916 and served throughout the war with the 35th Training Reserve Battalion, he transferred to the Gloucestershire Regiment on the 24th March 1919 and after returning from India was discharged on the 7th June 1921.
2nd Bn Grenadier Guards One clasp Egypt Pair of Medals. Awarded to “6468 Pte G. Holloway 2/Grenr Gds”. Comprising: Egypt 1882 Medal bearing the clasp.”Tel-el-Kebir”., Khedive’s Star “1882”. Medals loose slight contact wear. GC. Private George Holloway enlisted into the Grenadier Guards on the 28th May 1878, he was a native of Wincanton. He left the Regiment in 1890 Medal entitlement is confirmed.
32nd Regiment India General Service Medal 1854, clasp “North West Frontier”. Awarded to “Sergt William Shaw 32nd Regt”. Previously brooched; reconstituted.
3rd (Militia) Bn Royal West Kent Regiment Queens Mediterranean Medal A good example awarded to 1381 Pte T Minsey Rl: W. Kent R. GC.
3rd (Militia) Bn Royal West Kent Regiment Queens Mediterranean Medal A good example awarded to 1381 Pte T Minsey Rl: W. Kent R. GC.
3rd Bn Middlesex Regiment Queen's South Africa Medal. A scarce confirmed no clasp example awarded to "6737 Pte T.G. Saggers Middx Regt". Slight edge knocks GC. Private Saggers is confirmed as serving with the 3rd Bn and is shown as receiving no clasps to the QSA.
40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment. New Zealand Medal. An undated example awarded to “George Powell 40th Regt”. Rank neatly erased. GC Private George Powell is confirmed on the Roll
4t Dragoon Guards Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal. A George V example awarded to "4157 L. CPL W PAYNE 4/D GDS".
4th (Perthshire) VB Royal Highlanders Black Watch Volunteer Long Service Medal. A good example that remains as worn with pin fitting, awarded to "SERGT P. CRAMB C COY 4TH V.B. R.H. 1897". GC Privatly engraved.
4th Bn Rifle Brigade 1854 India General Service Medal, Two clasps A good example awarded to 7600 Pte H Richards 4th Bn Rif Brig. Bearing the clasps “Burma 1887-89, Burma 1889-92. Second clasp loose, Private Harry William Richards enlisted at Winchester into the 4th Bn Rifle Brigade on the 4th July 1885. He is confirmed as being awarded the two clasp IGS and was discharged in 1897.
4th/7th Dragoon Guards General Service Medal Clasp Palestine 1945-48 A good example awarded to 19159501 TPR K HOLDWAY 4/7 DG. Confirmed on Medal Roll
5th Bn Leinster Regiment Officer Casualty Memorial Scroll & Photograph, Memorial Scroll and photograph of Second Lieutenant Henry Thomas Brandon Siddons, The scroll with full name is mounted into a contemporary frame. Accompanied by a head and shoulder portrait photograph mounted into a Regimental bronze frame, this with regimental cap badge and ribbon edging to the frame. Minor wear. Second Lieutenant Henry Thomas Brandon Siddons originally volunteered with the 18th (1st Public Schools) Bn Royal Fusiliers commissioned into the 5th Bn Leinster Regiment 1915, he landed in France with his regiment 17th June 1916 and died of wounds on the 24th August 1916 on the Somme.
6th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby) 1933 Daily Telegraph Cup winners matchbox cover. Scarce silver plated example, the front mounted with regimental device and engraved "6th Bn"; reverse inscribed "Daily Telegraph Winners Cup 1933"; the spine "Colonel E.M. Brooke Taylor CBE MC TD DL CO 1931-35. Hon.Col. 26th Nov. 1950"
70th (Surrey) Regiment of Food Victorian Carte-de-Visite Photograph. A small size example clearly showing an Officer of the Regiment. The reverse states the image to be Lieutenant E.G. Bayliss. Image clear. Confirmed as serving in the Sudan 1884-86
845 Naval Squadron Aircrew Squadron Badges. Two good unused examples which would be worn on the flying suit. VGC 845 Naval Air Squadron is a squadron Fleet Air Arm is part of the Commando Helicopter Force, it is a specialist amphibious unit operating the Merlin HC3/HC3A helicopter and provides troop transport and load lifting support to 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines
9th Foot (Norfolk) Victorian Pre 1881 Buttons. Two small size examples.
Air Defence Cadet Corps 1938-41 cap badge. A good chrome and blue enamel example on loops. The Air Defence Cadet Corps was absorbed into the Air Training Corps which was formed under Royal Warrant of 1st February 1941.
Air Defence Cadet Corps Cap Badge circa 1938-41. A good die-cast chrome and blue enamel example on loops. The Air Defence Cadet Corps was absorbed into the Air Training Corps which was formed under Royal Warrant of 1st February 1941.
Aircrew Association Standard Bearer's Cap. A good example, retaining enamel cap badge and plain ball brass buttons.
Army Temperance Association Silver Medal. A good example.
ATA Girl Air Transport Auxiliary Signed Copy by Rosemary Du Cros. This illustrated memoir by wartime ATA Pilot Rosemary du Cros was published in 1983. This copy is signed by the author. Complete with dust jacket. GC. Clean condition. Pilot Rosemary du Cros was one of the first members of the ATA she passed away in 1994.
Auxiliary Forces India, Railway Regiment Volunteer Force Long Service Medal. A good George V example awarded to “Pte. L. Ryan 2B N.Ry R A.F.I.”. Small cut mark to edge at 9 o'clock not effecting naming.
B.E.A. Airline Gold Bullion Cloth British European Airways Officer's Cap Badge. A good padded example. Slight wear.
Battle of Trafalgar Centenary 1905 souvenir watch fob. A good scarce example made from copper of Lord Nelson’s flag ship “The Victory”. The obverse is decorated with the flag ship and text “Victory 1905”. The reverse has text “From B.F.S.S. Nelson Centenary Foudroyant and Victory Copper E.R.VII” Foudroyant was Nelson’s flagship before The Victory
BOAC Airline Stewardess Flying Logbook. An intersting log compiled by Miss Anne Browning as stewardess for BOAC operating from London Heathrow on long haul flights. His first entry is on the 6th July 1965 onboard a RR707 a Boeing 707 to Toronto. The log records a large number of transatlantic and far east flights. The log appears to record famous people who were her passengers. Clean condition.
Boer War "The Handy Man" Letter Opener. A rare ivorine example of the Boer War Sailor with gun. Good clean condition.
Boer War / WW1 14th Hussars & Army Veterinary group of three medals. Awarded to Sergeant Thomas A Scrase, who had served with the 14th Hussars during the Boer War and served with the Army Veterinary Corps during the Great War. Comprising: Queen’s South Africa Medal (Ghost dates to reverse correct engraved style naming) “2810 Pte T.A. Scrase 14/ Hrs” (official correction to surname) Four clasps “Cape Colony”, “Tugela Heights”, “Orange Free State”, “Relief of Ladysmith”, British War Medal, Victory Medal “SE-11815 Sjt AVC”. Medals loose GC. Discharge time expired he volunteered for service in the Great War and is confirmed as receiving the pair only.
Boer War 1900 British Cavalry Lace Bucket. A very good and rare polished brown leather lace bucket of the pattern which fits on the stirrup. This example with clear makers details WD arrow and 1900 stamps. VGC.
Boer War 1900 Christmas Tin. A good clean bright example. From the estate of the late Second Lieutenant Charles William Laing KIA 24th April 1915. See medal section for biographical details.
Boer War 1900 Dated Leather Bandolier. A superb example of the 60 round twelve pouch bandolier. This example with makers details and date 1900. The interior with pencil details "379 Sgt Baker". Leather is a good honey colour, leather supple.
Boer War 1900 MKIV Webley Pistol Holster. A very rare example with clear 1900 date stamp and later re-issue stamp for April 1913. Complete with retaining strap. Leather is a good colour no real age damage.
Boer War 1900 Pattern British Army Waterbottle. A rare blue enamel example with original light brown felt covering. Complete with cork and chain. Now fitted with a period brown leather strap. Some age wear see photographs, remains a good rare display item
Boer War 1901 Leather Bandolier. A very good supple example of the pattern issued to cavalry and mounted infantry. Clear makers stamp and faint 1901 date. Retains a good colour.
Boer War 1901 Leather Pouch. An unusual War Department small brown leather pouch. Clear 1901 stamp to the front and WD stamp to the reverse.
Boer War 1901 War Department Issue Whistle. A scarce Boer War period British Army Issue. Clear 1901 date.
Boer War 2nd Bn Royal Fusiliers Carved Pipe. This pipe is carved with the details K.M. Boer War 1899-02 RF 9414. The carving is done by the original owner. Has been smoked. Slight age wear. Attibuted to 9414 Private K. Marr who was awarded the QSA with two clasps.
Boer War 3rd Bn Grenadier Guards Uniform Cloth Christmas Message. A scarce example of the Christmas message sent home by troops serving in South Africa, made from part of an old uniform. This example decorated with the Regimental badge, colours and message. Sent home by W.J. Willis. VGC. Approx size 7 1/2 x 8 inches. Private W.J. Willis is confirmed as serving with the Regiment in South Africa and was awarded the QSA Five Clasps and KSA 2 clasps.
Boer War 5th Bn Royal Dublin Fusiliers Pair of Medals. This is a renamed pair awarded to "3862 Cpl E. O'Neill Roy Dub Fus". Comprising Queen's South Africa Medal, three clasps "Cape Colony", "Orange Free State", "Transvaal", King's South Africa Medal, two clasps "South Africa 1901", "South Africa 1902". Medals loose. Both Medals are renamed, but medal entitlement is confirmed.
Boer War 96th Coy (Metropolitan Mounted Rifles) Imperial Yeomanry QSA Medal. Awarded to "33839 PTE C.G.F. OXLEY 96TH COY IMP YEO.". Bearing five clasps "Cape Colony", "Orange Free State", "Transvaal", "South Africa 1901", "South Africa 1902". Private Cecil George Firth is confirmed as serving with the 96th Coy IY and his clasp entitlement is confirmed. At the outbreak of the Great War he volunteered for service with the Army Service Corps He volunteered in June 1915 and was discharged due to health in December 1915. He medals were awarded for Great War service.
Boer War Battle of Colenso 1899 Spent Bullet Souvenir This spent bullet retains an original old ink label with details.
Boer War Berkshire Imperial Yeomanry Newbury Carte-de-Visite Photograph. A good quality large Carte-de-Visite photograph showing a Trooper of the 39th Company Imperial Yeomanry. The photograph was taken by C. Hawker of Newbury. Image clear.
Boer War British Army 1900 Pattern Waterbottle. An outstanding example with original felt covering and retaining original brown leather harness. VGC This is the best example I have ever seen condition is as originally issued.
Boer War British Army Other Ranks Issue Tunic. A superb and extremely rare original example. Khaki Drill cotton tunic, tailored with breast pockets, these with pointed flaps. The stand collar with four pleats. The interior is tailored with “ID” card pocket and field dressing pocket, the latter has had the flap removed and tailored with a button, for easy use, this clearly indicating the tunic was worn in the filed. Complete with correct small size matching brass Victorian General service buttons. Slight service and age wear. Near VGC for the pattern.
Boer War Christmas chocolate tin and contents by Cadburys A very scarce clean example of the gift tin which was given to troops serving in South Africa during the Boer War Christmas 1900. This example is complete with its original Cadburys chocolate and wax paper. Colours to tin remain bright 95% paintwork present
Boer War CIV City Imperial Volunteers Pocket Watch. A rare presentation pocket watch, the steel case engraved with the Arms of the City of London and CIV. Two chips to the white enamel face and some wear to the case. NOT IN WORKING ORDER.
Boer War Duke of Edinburgh's Own Volunteer Rifles Casualty Medal. Awarded to 1342 Pte J.F. Storkey D of E own V.R. bearing the single clasp Cape Colony. GC suspension slightly slack. Private J.F. Storkey died on the 5th May 1901 at Mafeking.
Boer War Gentleman in Khaki Desk Memoranda Block. A very scarce example, depicting the Gallant Soldier standing at the ready with his bayonet fixed. The reverse with Rudyard Kipling poem. The top of the block dished to accommodate a pencil. Small chip at the top, other wise GC.
Boer War Imperial Yeomanry / Mounted Rifles Pattern Slouch Hat. An extremely rare green felt slouch hat tailored by Hobson & Sons of London. Heavy khaki felt material, retaining original "Dents Spring Button" that secures the flap. The interior with soft brown leather sweatband with gilt tooled "Hobson & Son 1,3 & 5 Lexington Street London W." details and ink name H.J. Lockyer. The hat has never been fitted with pagri or strap to the body of the crown. Evidence of a cap badge to the front having been fitted and also a badge to the fold up flap. The overall condition is good for the type, with evidence of some surface moth traces and a few moth nips. Chinstrap absent. Displays well.
Boer War Imperial Yeomanry Bearer Company three clasp Queen’s South Africa Medal A scarce example awarded to “Pte. E.D. Wolff Imp. Yeomanry Bearer Coy” Bearing three clasps “Cape Colony”, “Orange Free State”, “Transvaal”. GC Mounted with pin for wear as a single medal. Clasp entitlement confirmed.
Boer War Kings Liverpool Regiment Queens South Africa Medal & Box. This QSA was awarded to 6846 Pte S Maloney Lpool Regt. Bearing the clasps Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902. Remains mounted to be worn as a single medal. ... The medal is accompanied by a Trench Art style case, possibly made by a Boer POW. This of wood, the lid carved with the Regimental device and Private Maloneys details. GC. Private Stephen Maloney was a native of Oldham Lancashire and enlisted into the Liverpool Regiment May 1900. He served in South Africa from October 1901 until November 1902. Remaining with the regiment he was discharged in 1912 and was recalled for service in 1914 and remained in the UK throughout the war. The QSA appears to be his sole medal entitlement.
Boer War Patriotic Lord Roberts & Earl Kitchener Pin Trey. This tin plate trey is decorated with a transfer depicting both military personalities. Some minor age wear GC. Size 4 x 3 inches
Boer War Period Mounted Troopers Side Bag. This side bag is made of khaki canvas, tailored with a divider to the interior and single button to the flap. Retaining fixed canvas sling, with brass slider adjustment. GC some service wear.
Boer War Period Slade Wallace Buff Leather Equipment Belt, A good post 1901 issue. Complete with three buckles to the back and complete with brass post 1901 clasp. The belt is complete with buff leather loops and brass buckles to the front to accommodate the brace straps. GC
Boer War Pre WW1 West Yorkshire Regiment Cap Badge. A good die stamped example retaining original loops and scarlet backing cloth. GC.
Boer War Prisoner of War Snake Trick Box. A good and rare example, the plain wood box gives the appearance of a tomb with gravestone. When the unaware slide the lid open a snake with a pin to its mouth is revealed. The underside with ink inscription "Prisoner of War Pardeberg 27 Jul 1900. Height 4 inches.
Boer War RAMC Queen's South Africa Pair of Medals. Awarded to "8074 SERJT . C. STEEL R.A.M.C.". Comprising: Queen's South Africa Medal, four clasps "Relief of Kimberley", "Paardeberg", "Driefontein", "Transvaal", "Sgt", King's South Africa, two clasps, "South Africa 1901", "South Africa 1902". "SERJT". Suspensions to both medals slack polished. Clasp entitlement confirmed.
Boer War Royal Dublin Fusiliers Casualty Queen's South Africa Medal A good example awarded to 266 PTE T. DOYLE RL. DUB FUS". Bearing the clasps Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith. Private Thomas Doyle enlisted into the 3rd BN Royal Dublin Fusiliers in 1885. His records show he died on the 4th November 1900. The medal roll confirms the clasp entitlement and has the note invalided Home September 1900.
Boer War Royal Navy HMS Terrible Queen's South Africa Medal. A scarce Royal Navy issue, awarded to "R.T. WARN P.O. 1ST CLASS HMS TERRIBLE". Confirmed on medal roll
Boer War South African Constabulary Queens South Africa Medal. Awarded to 2303 3rd Tpr A.G. Clarkson SAC. Bearing five clasps "Cape Colony", "Orange Free State", "Transvaal", "South Africa 1901", "South Africa 1902". GC Retains original ribbon toned.
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British 1944 Web Equipment Back Pack Dated 1946 Bearing issue stamps for 1946
British 1944 Web Equipment Belt. Bearing faint issue stamps and complete with straps and buckelts for the brace straps.
British 1944 Web Equipment Cross Straps 1945 Dated Bearing issue stamps for 1945
British 1944 Web Equipment Pair Brace Straps. Bearing issue stamps for 1945
British Airborne Forces Camouflage Net Scarf / Vail. A good example with little wear.
British Airship R80 Snap Shot Photograph. A scarce snap shop Box Brownie size photograph of the short lived R80 airship GC. Image clear The R80 was launched in 1920 originally for the military she was later considered for commercial use, but proved to small. She was scrapped in 1925.
British Army 1940 Dated Leather Jerkin. A superb example in unissued condition. Leather exterior with green blanket lining. Retaining original clear issue label. VGC.
British Army Attributed Northern Ireland Aide Memoire. A scarce 1990 revised edition of the British Army booklet carried by Platoon Commanders etc, give details of how to deal with various operations. Contained in original green plastic cover. Minor wear GC clean. .. Accompanied by additional items confirming carried by 24264014 Cfn. Parsons of the 42 SQN RCT. One of the items being details of the SLR Rifle he carried.
British Army Cavalry Pattern Officer's Rank Pips. This pair indicating a Second Lieutenant are fitted with long screw posts and nuts. To be worn through metal shoulder chains. Gilt bright.
British Army Chaplain’s scarf. A scarce example of black silk, each end embroidered with the chaplain’s device surmounted with a King’s Crown. To the left side medal ribbons of the 1914/15 Star, BWM,VM, 1939/45 Star, Africa Star, 1st Army clasp, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal. Also with loops for the wearing of the full size medals. Bullion remains bright, Slight service wear GC.
British Army Cold War Period Field Engineering & Mine Warfare Manuel. Booby Traps. A scarce 1952 booklet, "Booby Traps. With a good number of illustrations.
British Army Cold War Period Field Engineering & Mine Warfare Manuel. Clearance of Mines. A scarce 1952 booklet, "Detection and clearance of Mines. With a good number of illustrations.
British Army General Service Time Piece Pocket Watch. An example of the issue pattern, the steel case with some age wear, stamped to the reverse GSTP 191292 with WD Arrow. Complete with leather strap. This watch appears to be in good working condition, but is sold as a historical collectors item
British Army Inter War / Early WW2 Tin of Dubbin. A good example the tin retaining most of the green painted finish. A good kit bag filler.
British Army Issue Net Scarf. A good clean example.
British Army Lewis Gunners Cloth Badge. A good interwar / WW2 example has been worn.
British Army Malay Emergency Period 1950 Dated Jungle Hammock. A very good and scarce jungle green net example. Complete with original 1950 issue label. Sold as a Collectors item only.
British Army Malay Emergency Period Bush Cap. A good unissued example with clear 1953 issue date. Minor ge wear to the metal vents, otherwise VGC.
British Army Northern Ireland Aide Memoire. A scarce 1990 revised edition of the British Army booklet carried by Platoon Commanders etc, give details of how to deal with various operations. Contained in original green plastic cover. Minor wear GC clean.
British Army Officer Sam Brown Equipment Sword Frog. A good clean supple example.
British Army Officer's Sam Brown Belt Circa WW1 / WW2 Period. A good clean example of the regulation pattern. Complete with single brace strap. GC clean condition leather supple.
British Army Pattern Lanyard. A good example of the white rope lanyard. Clean condition.
British Army Post 1953 Brass Waistbelt Clasp. A good example of the universal pattern.
British WD Issue White Buff Leather Bayonet Frog. A good example retaining brass buckle and strap.
Catterick District Officer's Battledress Badges. A good original groping including pair of formation badges and Officer's rank stars.
Cheshire Regiment Cold War Period Anodised Cap Badge. A good example with makers details of J.R. Gaunt to slider.
Circa WW1 / WW2 Officer's / NCO's Whistle & Lanyard. A worn example of the khaki whistle lanyard complete with undated whistle. Age wear to lanyard.
Cold War British Airborne Denison Smock. A good clean example, retaining original Size 3 1963 issue label. Overall GC, please note the popper to the breast right pocket is present but detached from material. Lower strap removed. No moth damage.
Cold War Period Army Air Corps Officer's Beret. A good worn example, of the regimental pattern with post 1953 bullion cap badge. GC some service and storage wear.
Cold War Period Army Air Corps Officer's Beret. A good worn example of the light blue beret, with bullion EIIR Cap Badge. The beret with leather trim sweatband. GC.
Cold War Period Army Air Corps Officers Beret. A good scarce example of the Regimental pattern pale blue beret with post 1953 bullion cap badge. The interior with tailors label of Hobson London. Minor service wear GC.
Cold War Period Army Air Corps Parachute Squadron Red Beret. A rare example of the pattern worn by members of 664 & 658 Parachute Squadrons Army Air Corps during the 1970's. The red beret with anodised Army Air Corps cap badge set onto a nylon miniature of the units DZ badge. The interior retaining NATO issue label of the early style with UK head size. Later issue, late 1970's 1980's would have NATO standard head size details. Slight age wear. overall GC. Ref: British Airborne Insignia by Oliver Lock. Page 219 states worn by the two Squadrons from 1973 until 1977.
Cold War Period Civil Defence Armbands. A good selection of four armbands in unissued condition.
Cold War Period Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery Airborne Officers Beret. A very good example with EIIR bullion cap badge with the correct maroon backing cloth. Tailored with a leather edging. Some service wear Near VGC.
Contemporary Mounted Civil Defence Miniature Medal Group of Medals. A good set of four medals mounted as originally worn
Crimea Medal Unnamed as Issued. A good example.
Crimean Medal Clasp Sebastopol. A good example. Loops to side removed.
De Havilland Hydromatic Three Bladed Constant Speed Propellers Pilots Notes. A good clean edition Circa 1953. Issued by De Havilland of Hatfield. Clean condition.
Derbyshire Yeomanry British War Medal. This example was awarded to "75725 Sq.Q.M.Sjt H.Severn Derby Yeo". GC.
Devon Army Cadet Brassard Badges. A good example as worn.
Devonshire Regiment & 7th BN London Regiment Group of Three Medals. Awarded to Private H.J. Spragg a Great War Veteran of the Devonshire Regiment and in the interwar years a Territorial with the 7th Bn London. Regiment. Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal, (16338 PTE H.J. SPRAGG DEVON R), Territorial Efficiency (GVR Scarce Crowned Head), (6595908 PTE H.J. SPRAGG 7-LOND R). Confirmed Pair only for Great War service.
Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire) Beret. An original as worn Cold War period beret, retaining original cap badge and red backing cloth inverted triangle. Lining has been removed by the original owner.
Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment. Pair of Cloth Shoulder Title Badges. Have been worn.
Durham Light Infantry Inter War / WW2 Officer's Side Cap. Dark green material, retaining original gilt regimental pattern buttons and bronze OSD cap Badge. Slight age wear GC.
Early Post WW2 Cold War Period British Army 1948 Dated Beret A good clean worn example, with clear issue stamps.
Early WW2 ATS "Slip on Shoulder Title Badge Complete with tape. Near VGC.
Early WW2 KRR King's Royal Rifles "Slip on Shoulder Title Badge Not tailored with canvas tape.
Early WW2 RAF Aircraft Photographs. A good selection of 12 small black and white photographs, contained in the original booklet. Aircraft include: Spitfire, Hurricane , Wellington etc. VGC.
Early WW2 RAF Middle East / Far East Pilots Wings. A good padded pair of early style pilots wings, with brooch fitting to the reverse. Some service wear GC.
Early WW2 RAF Observer's Brevet. A good padded example, retaining white paper backing. GC.
Early WW2 RASC Royal Army Service Corps "Slip on Shoulder Title Badge GC.
Early WW2 Royal Signals Steel Helmet. The helmet is as worn with original painted Royal Signals flash. The interior with the early style lining with round cushion. The shell is also with original green painted finish
Easter Briefing. Happy Easter from all at Dear Old Blighty. Next week Sunday 3rd April we are planing a Great War Themed upload, which will include a good cross selection of items. cheerio for now
Edwardian / WW1 Officer's Private Purchase "Billycan" Set. A scarce and unusual set of mess tins. These are stamped "Berries Combination Billycan Glasgow" with the Patent number "8306/09". some age wear.
Eer There will be a new listing later today ! Great War, Aviation, badges etc so pop back this afternoon.
Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal & Box. A very good example awarded 2012. Complete with box and with presentation clip to the reverse..
Expeditionary Forces Canteen, Royal Marine Artillery, Mercantile Marine Medal Group. An unusual combination awarded to James W Miller. Comprising: 1914/15 Star "347 Pte J.W. Miller Ex. Fce. Can", British War Medal "RMA 1532-S- GR J.W. Miller", Mercantile Marine Medal "James W Miller", Victory Medal "RMA GR". Medals loose GC. James William Miller was born in 1891, originally joined the Expeditionary Force Canteen earned the 1914/15 star on the 20th May 1915. The MIC card confirms the BWM & VM being issued by the Admiralty. He joined the RMA on the 14th December 1915 and was discharged in March 1919. His name also appears on the Merchant Seaman roll
Federation of Malayan Police General Service Medal, Clasp Malaya Unusual Rank. A good example awarded to 4548 REC SHAARI B AROF F. of M. Poil. GC Rank Recruit
Fleet Air Arm Cold War Pilots Knee Pad. This example probably dates to the early post war years, bears the original owners name of Lt Cdr H.E.R. Bain. and retains original notes of when last used. GC.
Fleet Air Arm Pre 1937 Officer Observer Badge. A scarce bullion example of the pattern worn by Observer Officer's prior to the creation of the Fleet Air Arm in 1937 GC.
General Service Medal Miniature Clasp Malaya. A good period example, retaining original ribbon and pin fitting.
George V Official Despatch Case. A rare and good example of an official government despatch case, possibly the pattern used during the Great War. Polished brown leather with brass lock and tooled Crowned GVR cypher. Remains in good supple condition. leather a good colour.
German Third Reich Arbeitsbuch Issued to Hilda Keller born 1919 detailing her career until 5 Juli 1944
German Third Reich Arbeitsbuch Together with of child on mother's knee. Issued to a lady born in 1923 who worked for Rollofabrick Lustinger in Munich Last entry 1.11.1946 !
German Third Reich Arbeitsbuch Issued to Johanna Rothmeier born 1919 in Munich detailin her career and ending with Richard Schutz on Munchen
German Third Reich Arbeitsbuch An example issued to someone who again worked fir Richard Schutz born in 1914, called Puiregger
German Third Reich Wehrpass Born 17.10. 1913 from Nurnberg. Showing he served on Nurnbeg ans Munchen Wehrbezieis Kommando, Signed by A major in the Reserves
German Third Reich WW2 Army Side Cap Eagle. A good BeVo example.
German Third Reich WW2 Cased 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class by C.F. Zimmermann, Pforzheim a. Main A good example with magnetic centre. Reverse with tapered pin. The underside of the pin, just below the hinge, impressed “L/52”. A little lifting to paint on iron centre. Contained in original case, the lid with the outline of an Iron Cross.
German Third Reich. WW2 Army Officer’s dagger straps A good silver wire, olive green velvet backed pair of the regulation pattern with oakleaf decoration. Both spring clips remain in working order. Service and age wear.
German Third Riech 1942 dated Ahnepass or Ancestor Passport A good rare example issued to Bertold Frietl showing his ancestors back to 1795 were of Ayran decent,
Glosters Africa General Service Medal, Clasp Kenya. A good example awarded to "23048527 PTE B. SAUNDERS GLOSTERS". Pin fitted to reverse for wearing.
Gloucestershire Regiment Duty Bed Plate. A good example, with regimental title and the name "5378392 F Wallis". GC.
Gordon Highlanders 1896 Casualty India General Service Medal, clasp “Relief of Chitral 1895”. A good example awarded to “4530 Pte. P. Havenhand. 1st Bn. Gord. Highrs.”. GC Confirmed on the Medal Roll and listed as Dead.
Grenadier Guards Bed Plate. A good issued example used by 22081896 G. Chisnell. GC.
Gurkha Signals Officer's Beret. This is an issue dark blue beret, retaining Gurkha Signals original cap badge as worn. The lining has been removed by the Officer for wearing.
Happy New Year From Dear Old Blighty. We have uploaded 40 New items today, but due to the extended UK Holiday Period we will be continuing with smaller daily listings until Sunday. Please call back. Good Hunting for 2016.
Helicopter Pilots Bone Dome Flying Helmet. A good example, the shell of white paint, complete with all electrics boom mike and single tinted visor. Overall GC but some age deterioration to the foam padding in the interior. This does not effect the overall appearance.
Highland Regiment Officer's Broadsword Alternative Cross Guard. A good and hard to find example, remains in bright condition. Possibly KOSB.
Household Cavalry Bullion Officer's Rank Insignia Badges. A post 1953 set representing a Colonel. Bullion remains very bright. Please note Crowns slightly mismatched. Brightness and ware matching. VGC.
Hussar Troopers Busby Bag. A good clean example of scarlet cloth with yellow mohair cord lines and button. GC slight surface moth to the underside
Imperial German Iron Cross Pair of Medals. Iron Cross 1914, 2nd class; and Cross of Honour 1914-18 with swords for combatants (C. TH. D). Mounted as worn in good condition Cross of Honour instituted by President Hindenburg 13th July 1934.
Indian Army Officer,s 1905 Issue Whistle A scarce issue example made by J Hudson of Birmingham. Clear date stamp
Indian Army Other Ranks Issue kullar. The cone section from a turban. This example is possibly WW1 period as it is not tailored with vent holes, as found on later examples. Faint stamps to the interior.
Inter War / WW2 RAF Indian Middle East / Theatre Made Pilots Wings. A good and rare pair, retaining original brown paper backing, this with price of 1/8 VGC.Have been worn.
Inter War WW2 Period Officers Seaforth Highlanders Wolseley pattern foreign service helmet. A very good and scarce khaki cloth example with seven fold pagri , to the left side a tartan pagri badge. The interior is with leather sweatband and silver paper lining. Also with an ink name A.H. McKillop. No damage to cork body and no moth damage. VGC A.H. Mckillop was commissioned into the Seaforth Highlandersin 1941
Irish Guards Brass Duty Bed Plate. A good example, mounted with a Regimental Cap Badge. GC.
Japanese Cased Red Cross Silver Merit Medal with rosette A good example, retained in original black lacquer case. Near VGC.
Kenya Police Reserve Armband & Cap Badge. A good and scarce example of the armband of red cloth. Complete with die stamped cap badge retaining loops. GC.
Khedive’s Star 1882. A good example GC
King's Dragoon Guards scarce General Service Medal, clasp MALAYA. A good EIIR example, mounted as single medal, awarded to 23228248 TPR. G. WOOLRI CH. K.D.G.
King's Own Border Airborne Glider Shoulder Titles Badge A good pair as worn Circa 1950's.
Kings Shropshire Light Infantry Africa General Service Medal. Clasp Kenya. A good example awarded to 23120972 Pte L Cook KSLI. GC.
Korean War Propaganda Leaflet. A rare example dropped on UN forces during the Christmas period. GC.
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Lincolnshire Regiment Officer's OSD Bronze Cap Badge. A good example complete with both blades.
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Group of Three Medals. Awarded to "7211480 Sjt E.R.B. Ballard Loyal R.". Comprising: General Service Medal, clasp "Palestine", "Sjt Loyal R", 1935 GVR Jubilee Medal, Regular Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, GVR, "SJT LOYAL R". ... Accompanied by miniature medals of the last two, plus a uniform ribbon bar.
Member of the British Empire MBE Ladies Badge Medal A good example, contained in original lined case. Fitted with a Civil Division Ladies Bow.
Member of the British Empire Miniature Medal. Complete with ribbon and pin fitting for wearing. Contained in Spink & Son box
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Mid WW2 RAF Coastal Command Personalized Irvin Flying Jacket. A rare personalized example of the "Hooded" Irvin Flying Jacket. This example is probably mid to late war with a four panel back. The lower section of the back is decorated with a yellow outline of a Lancaster Bomber and to the shoulder two yellow bombs. To the front left breast is painted the name "Bristol". Complete with all original working zips and original belt. Small amount of working wear and age wear. GC Leather supple.
Middlesex Regiment and 7th Hussars Boer War Pair of Medals. An interesting pair awarded to Corporal T Samuels who is confirmed as serving with both Regiments. Comprising: Queens South Africa medal one clasp Cape Colony (1143 Cpl T Samuels Middlesex Regt), Kings South Africa medal two clasps South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (6251 Cpl T Samuels 7th Hussars). Medals loose GC. Corporal Samuel is confirmed on the QSA Roll as serving with the 6th Bn Middlesex Regiment and the Middlesex KSA Roll confirms attached to the 7th Hussars. The 7th KSA Roll confirms his entitlement and number and states attached to the 4th Bn Middlesex Regiment.
Military Accountants Department Indian Army India General Service Medal. Awarded to CLK H Torpy M.A.D.. Bearing the clasp Burma 1930-32. GC.
Napoleonic Bone Prisoner of War Work A very rare pair of toothpicks / hair pins. One depicting the head and shoulders of Revolutionary wearing bicorn hat and with red and blue painted decoration. The other depicts a lady wearing a crown, again with red and white painted decoration. Good carved detail to the bone and colours remain fresh. Approx length 4 inches. This style of carving and painted decoration is typical of French Napoleonic POW carved decoration a similar style can often be found to the figureheads of larger POW sailing ships.
NATO Service Medal. Mounted as originally worn VGC.
Norfolk Regiment Other Rank's Field Service Side Cap. A good interwar period coloured side cap complete with regimental buttons and cap badge as worn, Minor wear GC.
Northumberland Fusiliers Volunteer Battalion Cap Badge. This white metal example complete with loops. Polished.
Northumberland Hussars Officer's Cap/ Collar Badge. A good silver plated example complete with loops. Reverse stamped with a "P"
OBE 1914 Star Trio Miniature Medal Group. A very good contemporary mounted group of four medals. GC.
Old Bill Bruce Bairnsfather St.Dunstan's "The Old Bill Fraternity" A very rare a superb collection of original "Old Bill Fraternity" ephemera. Comprising: Window display card. ... Certificate of membership. ... Foldout booklet. ...original envelope. The envelope with some age wear, the remainder in superb condition.
Operation Christmas. Stand Down Today marks the end our our Christmas Holiday Listings, during the period we have uploaded 180 items. Dear Old Blighty would like to thank you all for visiting the site over the period and hope you have found it of interest and if you have added to your collection even better, we also hope it has proved a peaceful distraction from the christmas chaos of too rich food, Christmas TV and visiting family. Happy New Year and good hunting for 2016.
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Order of the British Empire Member’s Lady’s breast badge. A fine 2nd type Civil Division. Silvered cross patonce surmounted by a Crown; the centre bearing the conjoined busts of King George V and Queen Mary within a circlet inscribed “For God and the Empire”. Mounted on a bow ribbon for wear by a lady and complete in its Royal Mint case of issue.
Original Mounted WW2 Period Miniature Medal Group. A good set mounted as originally worn. Comprising: General Service Medal, clasp Palestine, 1939/45 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal. GC.
Original RAF DFC Uniform Medal Ribbon Bar. Comprising: CBE., DFC, BWM, VM, MID Oak Leaf. Remains as originally worn.
ORIGINAL WW2 RAF Pilots Notes Lancaster III A rare original edition printed July 1943. Complete with fold out photographs etc. Has ben used with some ink notes. GC.
ORIGINAL WW2 RAF Pilots Notes Mosquito Night Fighter. A rare original edition printed February 1944. Complete with fold out photographs etc. Has ben used clean condition.
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Pair of Period Boot Pulls. Typical of the style used by British Army Officer's. Slight wear. GC.
Pair of WW1 Period British Army Warrant Officer Rank Badges. A good matching padded pair as worn
Parachute Regiment Airborne Forces Medallion. A silver plated example.
Parachute Regiment Old Comrades Attributed Lapel Badge & Ephemera. A good example of white metal with enamel letters. ... Accompanied a selection of original WW2 Record of Service ephemera.. Worn by Sergeant D. Hyatt who originally joined the Royal Sussex Regiment in 1937, he transferred to the Recce Corps from January to August 1941 and after other posting volunteered for the Parachute Regiment on the 8th March 1943. He remained with the Regiment until 14th November 1944 when he was posted to the RE.
Pilot Notes Bristol Pegasus 38 Engines. Short Sunderland This small Bristol Aircraft Company booklet was published in January 1946 and is for the use of Pilots of Sunderland & Sandringham Flying Boats. Original card covers. Very clean condition. Some original ink notes.
Pre WW2 Civil Air Guard Pilots Wing lapel badge A good chrome & blue enamel example. Made by WO Lewis (Badges) Ltd., Birmingham. With buttonhole fitting. No damage to the enamel GC
Princess Alexandra’s Royal Air Force Nursing Service Hospital Wroughton Brassard Badge A rare armband worn by a Nurse in combat condition. The 1954 lanyard tailored with the RAF Wroughton Hospital Crest and Union Flag. VGC. RAF Hospital Wroughton opened in 1941. After a visit to the Hospital by Princess Alexandra in 1967 the prifix "Princess A;lexandra" was conferred. The hospital closed and was demolished due to Defence cuts in March 1996.
Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps General Service Medal Malaya. Awarded to "LT A . WAYTE Q.A.R.A.N.C.". Contained in an original Malaya GSM forwarding box. The box with details for a "Lt. A. Pearson QARANC". VGC
Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps General Service Medal Clasp "Cyprus" Awarded to Lieutenant E.M. Ball Q.A.R.A.N.C. The medal is complete with original named box of issue, rank shoulder boards and an address label for Bovington Military Hospital. Lieutenant E.M. Ball was commissioned into the Reserve of Officers 8th March 1956 and granted a short service commission February 1960
Queen's Dragoon Guards Campaign Service Medal Clasp Northern Ireland. A good example awarded to 24192866 Tpr D. Raine QDG.
RAF / AAC Helicopter Crewman’s Cold War Period Bone Dome Flying Helmet .. A good clean example of the MK 4 pattern. Green body with clear and tinted double visor, this retaining cloth cover. The interior is with earphones and padding. Complete with boom mike, Jack plug and lead. Minor service wear. GC ... Accompanied by issue pattern carrying bag.
RAF / Army Air Corps Combat Flying Clothing Combination. A scarce set of combat aircrew clothing. Jacket with large issue label confirming issue period 1998. ... Flying combat trousers, with knee pad and braces. Near unissued condition. (2 items)
RAF 1 Squadron Flying Suit Badge. A scarce King's Crown example, coloured silks embroidered onto white felt cloth GC. ! Fighter Squadron flew Hawker Hurricanes during the Battle of France and the Battle of Britain.
RAF 1918 1st pattern NCO’s embroidered cap badge. A scarce example of the yellow cotton embroidered Cap Badge. Remains in clean condition with original backing cloth.
RAF 1920's Wolseley Pattern Foreign Service Helmet A superb early inter example of the Wolseley Pattern Foreign Service Helmet, retaining RAF pagri flash. The interior with full early style green cotton lining. Very good condition with no major damage to cork.
RAF 1930 Pattern, 1937 Dated Leather Flying Helmet. A very good scarce example of chrome brown leather, with elasticated rear panel with goggle strap. Padded ear sections and leather chinstrap, this with leather covered securing buckle. Chamois leather lining with brown velvet forehead panel. The crown with linen issue label dated 1937 Size 3. Ink stamped crowned “AM”. VGC.
RAF 1930’s Indian made Pilot’s Wings. An impressive large pair of Pilots Wing's, probably made during his service on the North west Frontier during the 1930's GC.
RAF 1933 "RAFTALES Told to a Flight Cadet". This scarce inter war period book by Charles B Baker is illustrated by "Ping" and is a comical look with tips for a Flight Cadet about to embark for overseas service. Original cover clean condition.
RAF 1935 Hendon Flying Display Programme. An original programme with cover. Full of illustrations and adverts. Some wear. .... Accompanied by an example for the 1936 Air Display at Hendon. Cover absent (2 items)
RAF 1936 East of Malta Flying Helmet. A superb example of the interwar RAF flying helmet favoured by RAF aircrew stationed East of Malta. This example retains original AM issue stamps and paper label dated 1936. Very good clean condition. One pf the best examples i have handled.
RAF 1937 Pattern Webbing Waterbottle. A good clean example, blue enamel bottle, with RAF grey felt covering and complete with cork. No moth damage.
RAF 1937 Pocket Book. This addition published December 1937. Original waterproof cover GC slight wear.
RAF 1944 Italy "The Lens" Magazine. A locally published pictorial magazine, remains in clean condition. GC.
RAF 1960's Cold War Period Pilot Wings. A good set of padded Elizabeth II period wings. Retaining black canvas backing. Have been worn GC
RAF 617 (Dambuster) Sqd Cold War Period Original Pilots Notes for the Canberra B2. A good example,the front with ink inscription for 617 Squadron. Complete with pull out illustrations etc. has been used 617 Squadron operated the Canberra B2 bomber from January 1952 until April 1955. This copy not to be confused with the RAF Museum Hendon reprints.
RAF 617 (Dambuster) Sqd Cold War Period Original Pilots Notes for the Canberra B6. A good example,the front with ink inscription for 617 Squadron. Complete with pull out illustrations etc. has been used 617 Squadron operated the Canberra B6 bomber from February to December 1955 only. This copy not to be confused with the RAF Museum Hendon reprints.
RAF 82 Squadron Early EIIR Period Flying Suit Badge. A good example embroidered onto white backing cloth. In 1952 82 Squadron flew the Canberra which it operated until the Squadron was disbanded as a Bomber Squadron in 1956.
RAF Air Commodore Gold Bullion Rank Lace. This is of the pattern worn on the interwar full dress uniform and the mess jacket. Has been worn.
RAF Air Gunner’s 1923-39 winged bullet brass arm badge. A scarce example with three loops to the reverse GC. Superseded by AG brevet introduced in 1939,
RAF Air Officers Cap. A good early Elizabeth II Period example tailored by Bates of London. Complete with bullion oak leaf decoration to the peak (small part frayed see photograph) and Air Officer Rank pattern cap badge. The interior with tailors stamp and retaining leather sweatband. This with minor stitching faults. GC.
RAF Aircrew Emergency Rations MK4. This tin is complete with original sweets and handle so the tin can be used as a cooking pot. Packed April 1999. VGC.
RAF Aircrew II 1947-1950 Rank Badge. A good example, embroidered onto light blue backing. Retaining original paper backing to the reverse GC.
RAF Aircrew II 1947-1950 Pair of Rank Badge. A good and scarce matching pair as worn. Embroidered onto light blue backing. Retaining original paper backing to the reverse GC.
RAF Aircrew Radio Connector Type 3518. A post WW2 example, been adapter for the wireless headset. Complete with WW2 Jack Plug and socket to take post war smaller plug. Retaining original label
RAF Attributed 1990's Fast Jet Pilots Flying Suit. A good originally badged MK14A flying suit. This example was worn by Flight Lieutenant Dave Perry a Hawke jet pilot with 234 Squadron RAF. The flying suit with all original badges and the knee pad still retaining pencil notes of his last flight. The suit remains how it was, last time flown in. GC
RAF Battle of Britain Film Postcard Album A rare example of the postcard album retaining 28 original colour printed postcards depicting scenes from the film. Good clean condition
RAF Central Navigation and Control School Squadron Flying Suit Badge. A scarce 1950-1953 period Squadron badge. Coloured silk embroidery onto white backing. Typical of the pattern found on flying suits. VGC. The Central Navigation and Control School was formed at RAF Shawbury î950
RAF Cold War 1960's NBC Aircrew Oxygen / Gas Mask. A rare early example of black rubber with full face cover and small patter mike to left side. Complete with hose and jack plug. Clear makers stamp and date 1965. VGC THIS ITEM IS RESERVED
RAF Cold War Flying Helmet & Oxygen Mask. A good combination as worn. The green cloth flying helmet complete with electrics. Rubber to the P type mask remains supple. One male press stud to helmet missing, otherwise GC.
RAF Cold War Flying Helmet & Throat Mike Combination. A good combination as worn. The blue cloth flying helmet complete with electrics and throat mike. Slight wear GC.
RAF Cold War MK2 Flying Suit. A superb example of the type. Heavy blue canvas material, complete with waistbelt. The interior with large label and issue date 1962. Some of the pockets retain notes etc from last used. Near unissued condition.
RAF Cold War Officer's Cap. A good clean example tailored by Bates of London. Complete with bullion Cap Badge and leather sweatband to the interior. GC. Small moth hole to peak not effecting overall appearance.
RAF Cold War Period 1960's / 1970's Padded Pilots Wings. A good padded pair retaining original backing cloth GC.
RAF Cold War Period Air Officer's Cap. A good post 1953 example, possibly 1960's early 1970's period. Regulation pattern retaining Air Officer's bullion cap badge. Tailored by Alkit. Slight service wear GC Clean moth free condition.
RAF Cold War Period Aircrew issue Sun Glasses. This pair remain in original case, this stamped "Spectacles Tinted N0. 7" GC.
RAF Cold War Period Aircrew Master Signaller Uniform. A rare attributed example worn by Master Signaller Bowerman and tailored for him in 1967 when stationed at RAF Lyneham. The cap retains a King's crown cap badge. The tunic original brevet and medal ribbons. Complete with overalls. (3 Parts). Overall good clean condition, very few moth nips.
RAF Cold War Period Aircrew MK 1A Bone Dome A very good example the pattern, retaining nearly all the silver finish to the shell and tinted visor (with cover). The interior with issue label indicating Size 3 1970. Minor wear to the visor, Near VGC.
RAF Cold War Period Aircrew Wiring Adapter. A scarce adapter enabling the WW2 pattern jack plug to fit into the post war flying helmet wiring loom. Remains supple. GC Scarce.
RAF Cold War Period Blue Canvas Flying Helmet. A good used example complete with electrics and ear pads. Slight age wear. GC.
RAF Cold War Period Flying Helmet & Mask A very good near unissued example of the post WW2 combination. Green canvas flying helmet complete with electrics. Size 3. Complete with a H type oxygen mask (4/72 April 1972). The interior with ink name S/L Owen. Near VGC near unissued condition
RAF Cold War Period Flying Hemet and Oxygen Mask. A worn example of the post WW2 combination. Blue canvas flying helmet complete with electrics. Size 3. Complete with a H type oxygen mask, (2/65 February 1965) Helmet with the ink name F/Lt Marsh. Rubber very supple and good. Minor cracking to strap retainer of the mask, damage to screw post for tube.
RAF Cold War Period G Type Flying Helmet and H Type Oxygen Mask. A superb clean example of a size 2 green canvas flying helmet complete with electrics. Complete with a superb H type mask. This with date March 1972. Possibly serviceable. sold as a collectors item.
Raf Cold War Period Group Captain's Cap. A very good early EIIR period example, tailored by Bates of London. Bullion remains bright minor wear Good shape GC.
RAF Cold War Period Medical Branch Nurse Armband. A good used example post 1953 which has been worn and has been white blancoed during its working life.
RAF Cold War Period Navigator's Group Captain Tunic. A good example of the standard RAF service dress tunic, as worn by a Group Captain during the early reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Complete with rank lace to the cuff, Navigator's brevet and medal ribbons of the Defence Medal and War Medal. Retaining anodised buttons. Good clean condition, some mothing to the back.
RAF Cold War Period Officer's Brown Leather Gloves. A good worn pair of Officer's soft brown leather parade gloves, formally belonging to an RAF Navigator who served 1950's / 60's period. GC.
RAF Cold War Period Original Pilots Notes for the Meteor IV. A good example, printed in October 1947. Complete with pull out illustrations etc. Near VGC This copy not to be confused with the RAF Museum Hendon reprints.
RAF Cold War Period Oxygen Mask Rubber Tube. A good example worn on the H type mask. Complete with chain and spring clip. Rubber supple.
RAF Cold War Period Pilots Wings. A good late 1950's period padded pair of wings. Retaining orginal paper backing
RAF Cold War Period Rare Type H1/A Oxygen Mask A superb unissued example of the mask fitted with metal suspension bar, for use with the early marks of Bonedomes. Dated March 1967, size Large. VGC.
RAF Cold War Period Survival Items. Comprising: Bright Yellow peaked cap, cotton material, with simulated leather sweatband. .... Jungle Survival paper book. (June 1951)... Desert Survival (May 1954). Some age wear. (3 items)
RAF Cold War Period Type F Flying Helmets & Electrics. A good worn example, this being a size two. Complete with electrics.
RAF Cold War Spectacles MK14 & Original Case. A scarce pair of the aircrew issue sunglasses contained in original case. PLEASE NOTE one screw to arm absent arm therefore loose.
RAF Cold War Type A-13A Oxygen Mask A scarce example, complete with tuge, mike and electrics. It is interesting to note that this example has had the large rubber flap removed during its working life. Minor wear and retaining original RAF Hemswell label stating reparable.
RAF Cold War Type A-13A Oxygen Mask A scarce example, complete with mike and electrics. This example fitted with rod fitting. The mask remains in good condition, but damage to the top of the tube.
RAF Cold War Vampire Trench Art Ashtray. This brass piece of trench art depicts a DH Vampire in flight. Overall GC Height 3 1/2 inches
RAF Cpld War Period Aircrew Flying Spectacles Sun Glasses A good worn pair, with tinted lenses and impressed with the issue numbers. Contained in original issue metal box, the lid with details and ref No. 22c/1369 Medium. Overall GC
RAF De Havilland Airscrew Pilots Notes. A good clean example, retaining original covers and fold out illustrations. Near VGC.
RAF Early WW2 Pattern Officers Cap by Alkit A very good example of the style associated with the early part of WW2. Light coloured stitching to the welt of the crown. Complete with bullion cap badge and leather chinstrap. The interior with leather sweatband and quilted cotton lining. Also with tailors label. Size 7 paper label. VGC clean condition no moth
RAF Form 4255 Pilot Navigation Log Card. Nine unused examples, printed to both sides. Good Clean condition.
RAF Form 4255 Pilot Navigation Log Card. Nine unused examples, printed to both sides. Good Clean condition.
RAF General Service Medal "Canal Zone" In Box of Issue A scarce example awarded to AC1 R,K. BARFORD (4064073) RAF. These details also appear on the box Near Mint Condition
RAF General Service Medal Clasp Cyprus. A good example awarded to 4066223 SAC R.H. Brooks RAF. GC.
RAF HQ Maintenance Command MT Drivers Handbook. A scarce original edition published 30th September 1946. GC.
RAF Inter War ‘A’ Pattern ‘East of Malta’ Flying Helmet. A rare and very good example of the pattern commonly used in the inter war years by RAF aircrew on the North West Frontier etc. The cork helmet is similar in design to the issue foreign service helmet. The exterior is of light khaki cloth with five fold pagri and eight ventilation holes. The interior retains leather sweatband ear protectors that can incorporate Gosport earphones. Complete with leather strap for goggles, this a little dry. Minor wear. Near VGC .
RAF Inter War / Early WW2 Group Captain's Cap. A scarce early style example of the Regulation pattern. the black patent leather peak with one row of "Scrambled Egg" and complete with bullion cap badge. The interior with leather sweatband embossed with the tailor's name and ink name "G/Capt P Wright RAF. The overall condition is good some service and storage wear, retains a good shape.
RAF Inter War North West Frontier India RAF Pilots Wings. A superb superior made pair of padded Pilots Wings, these with a leather backing. VGC.
RAF Inter War Period Pilots Full Dress Bullion Pilot Wings. A very good and scarce pair. Bullion remains bright GC.
RAF Interwar Full Dress Overalls Trouser Gold Bullion Lace. Pair of full length regulation pattern gold bullion lace worn on the overalls of the full dress and mess dress uniform. GC removed from overalls.
RAF Interwar Period Officer's Full Dress Sword Belt. A good and rare George V / George VI period example. Blue web material with two lines of bullion, complete with gilt clasp and retaining both sword slings. Slight age wear GC.
RAF KD Issue Shoulder Eagles. A good embroidered pair as worn.
RAF King's Crown Bullion Mess Dress Pilots Wings. A good pair of the regulation pattern. Have been worn, bullion dulled. GC.
RAF LAC KD Rank Badges. A good matching unissued pair. VGC.
RAF Mae West Pattern Heliograph. A good clean example, complete with canvas bag.
RAF Mountain Rescue Armband. This is a double sided example GC.
RAF North West Frontier Interwar Pilots Wings. A good quality locally made pair of Pilots Wings Probably made on the North West Frontier during the late 1920's, 1930's. Padded retaining original paper backing GC
RAF Officer's Black Patent Leather Servicedress Cap Chinstrap. A good clean example. Slides to expand, complete with both tags. Width 1/2 inch.
RAF Official Photograph of Experimental German Aircraft. A very rare official Air Ministry photograph dated to the reverse 1 Nov 1945. Image is clear 14.5 x 20.5 cm
RAF Pagri Badge. A good clean example of the pattern worn on the sun helmet and bush hat. GC clean condition.
RAF Police / Royal Military Police Sealed / Standard Pattren White Webbing Pouch A rare example, retaining original label with corresponding number on pouch. Clean condition.
RAF Postal Service Printed Armband. A good worn example.
RAF Pre WW2 Full Dress Bullion Pilot Wings. A very good padded pair, retaining original backing cloth. Bullion remains fresh.
RAF Rare Aircrew 1947-1953 Group Photograph. This is a scarce photograph showing a group of Pilots all wearing the Aircrew Rank badges, only used from 1947 to 1953. The reverse with ink stamp giving the date 14th May 1949 No. 6 Flying Training School. Size 6 x 8 inches. Image clear.
RAF Royal Air Force Fire Service Helmet. A good Cold War Period example, retaining original yellow painted finish and clear colour transfer to the front. The interior complete with lining and chinstrap. GC.
RAF Sealed / Standard Pattern Ammunition Pouch A rare example the pouch is dated 1951 the attached sealed pattern label bears a number which can be found on the pouch. Clean condition.
RAF Sealed Pattern Central Band Bullion Shoulder Title Badge. This example retains the original sealed pattern label dated 1968.
RAF Sports Cap 1949. A scarce example of a red velvet sports cap, embroidered with the RAF crest and "NA 1949" to the peak. Complete with tassel and lining. GC.
RAF Squadron Leader's Shoulder Rank Boards by Gieves of London. A good fresh pair worn on the tropical mess kit etc. GC.
RAF Tropical Escape Kit Hat with Mosquito Net. A very rare example of the hat found in the RAF tropical escape kit. Made of a light weight green cotton, with white cotton underside and black mosquito net. To the edge of the brim an thin wood rim (this now parted within the cloth). The hat can be folded into a small parcel. Other than the rim VGC. I have shown in the illustrations a page from AP1182E which shows the content of the Tropical escape pack, which shows the hat as item 9.
RAF Uniform of Air Chief Marshal Sir Walter Graemes Cheshire GBE KCB RAF A very rare example of this High rank. Tailored by Gieves of London in January 1962. To the left breast paded Pilot wings and medal ribbons. To the shoulder boards EIIR gilt badges indicating ADC to the Queen. To the cuffs rank lace indicating Air Chief Marshal and complete with RAF bullion Aiguillettes. The interior with tailors label and typed name "Sir W.G. Cheshire. Overall GC clean condition, with one small area of damage. Air Chief Marshal Sir Walter Graemes Cheshire GBE KCB RAF joine the RAF in 1926. During WW2 he served as Chief Intelligence Officer at Headquarters RAF Bomber Command, as Air Attache in Moscow and as Chief Air Intelligence Officer at Headquarters Air Command South East Asia before becoming Air Officer Commanding AHQ Indo China in October 1945. After the war he remained with the RAF and his last roles were as Air Officer Commanding RAF Malta in 1959 and Air Member for Personnel in 1961 before retiring in 1965.
RAF Webbing Standard Pattern Ammunition Pouch A rare sealed / Standard pattern. The pouch is dated 1951 and the standard pattern label is dated September 1968. The label and pouch with the same number.
RAF Wing Commander Medal Group RAF Scampton Interest Awarded to Wing Commander J.F.H. Whitney RAF. Comprising: Defence Medal, War Medal, Campaign Service Medal, clasp "Borneo", "SQD LDR RAF". The group mounted as originally worn, accompanied by miniature medals and RAF Scampton presentation medal.
RAF WW2 / Malaya Emergency Officers Group of Medals. This group was awarded to FG Off NH Bridle RAF. Comprising: Defence Medal, War Medal, General Service Medal (GVIR), clasp Malaya. Mounted as originally worn, last medal damage to ribbon. GC.
RAF WW2 / Malaya Emergency Officers Group of Medals. Awarded to Squadron Leader C.W. Laing. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, General Service Medal, clasp "Malaya" (SQD LDR RAF). Mounted as originally worn. ... Accompanied by miniature medal group and uniform medal ribbon bar.
RAF WW2 1941 Pistol Webbing Set. This set with matching date of 1941 remains as originally worn. Comprising: pistol holster, ammo pouch, belt and brace set. Clean matching colour. Minor service wear. This combination seen worn by RAF pilots operating from forward airfields post D-Day.
RAF WW2 1943 Suits Aircrew Pilot's Battledress Blouse Tunic. A good and rare mid war example tailored with Sergeant chevrons and flat pattern RAF pilot wings. The interior with clear issue label "Suits Aircrew Blouse Size 4 1943". Some service wear, and few small scattered moth holes not effecting the overall appearance. GC.
RAF WW2 Malayan Emergency Group of Four Medals. Awarded to 553472 SGT R.V.F. LAMPKIN RAF. Comprising: Defence Medal, War Medal, General Service Medal (EIIR), clasp Malaya (SGT RAF), Royal Air Force Long Service & Good Conduct Medal. (SGT) Mounted as originally worn. The service number would indicate Boy enterants.
RAF WW2 MKVII Flying Goggles with Flip Shield. A good clean pair of the second pattern with elasticated strap. This pair retaining the original tinted flip shield. Have been used remain in good clean condition.
RAF WW2 Pattern Aircrew G Type Oxygen Mask. A good example, Complete with original elasticated straps, stud and hook attachment. The nose wire is present, the retainers with some cracks, the seam to the nose is intact, although there is some edge cracking (see photographs). Rubber remains supple, with some minor crumbling to the edge (see photographs). Mask has been worn, GC Mike absent.
RAF WW2 Pattern Cold War Period Aircew Parachute Canopy. A scarce white silk example, complete with makers stamp for GQ Parachute UK and with the date 1966. Minor age wear and staining, cords have been cut. Sold as a Collectors item only. Heavy item for postage
RAF WW2 Pattern H Type Oxygen Mask. A very good clean example fitted with the large size WW2 pattern mike. This example is dated April 1960.
RAF WW2 Pattern White Polo Neck Jumper This is a post WW2 white knitted jumper with large roll over polo neck, typical of the pattern favored by RAF aircrew during WW2. This example is an older MOD issue with tight wartime style stitch. Very little wear. Good clean GC.
RAF WW2 Pattern White Polo Neck Jumper This is a post WW2 white knitted jumper with large roll over polo neck, typical of the pattern favored by RAF aircrew during WW2. This example is an older MOD issue with a tighter knitt. Good clean condition.
RAF WW2 Pattern White Sea Socks A good clean pair of the style worn by RAFaircrew during WW2. These are a post war Nato issue and retain WD Arrow. Good clean condition.
RAF WW2 Period "It's A Piece of Cake !" Slang Book. A good clean copy of the WW2 period publication which explains the slang of the RAF.
RAF WW2 Period Original Pilots Notes for the Harvard IIB. A very good and rare copy published October 1944. Complete with pull out illustrations etc. VGC This copy not to be confused with the RAF Museum Hendon reprints.
RAF WW2 Period Original Pilots Notes for the Master II A very good and rare copy published Juky 1944. Complete with pull out illustrations etc. VGC This copy not to be confused with the RAF Museum Hendon reprints.
RAF WW2 Period Original Pilots Notes for the Sabre II Aero Engine Typhoon Fighter. These notes were published in July 1943 and are for the engines fitted to the Typhoon 1A & 1B aircraft. has bee used Near VGC.
RAF WW2 Period Pilots Log Book. This example with only a few pages filled in with training flights.
RAMC Other Rank's Cap Badge. Complete with slider. Polished.
Rand Rifles Queen’s South Africa Medal. This example was awarded to “8278 Pte J.M. Maynard Rand Rif.” GC
Rare WW2 RAF Escape Collar Stud Compass A rare example of a gilt brass collar stud, with slim upper section (slimmer than the standard escape miniature compass) painted white to the glass, when scratched reveals a miniature compass. Remains in very good condition for the type.
RASC General Service Medal, Clasp “Palestine 1945-48” A good example awarded to "T/19153570 DVR W.J. DALY RASC"
RASC George V Other Rank's Cap Badge. A scarce pre 1937 example complete with slider.
RCAF 1948-1953 Pilots Wings, for NATO Pilots. A scarce padded pair of the special pattern awarded to NATO pilots trained with the RCAF. The wings retaining original backing cloth. VGC.
REME Africa General Service Medal Clasp Kenya. A good example awarded to 22954821 CFN B.E. Frary REME. GC.
REME Arm Cloth Insignia. A good matching condition set.
REME Cold War Period Officer's Beret. Dark blue wool complete with post 1953 bullion cap badge. Some service wear.
REME WW2, Africa General Service Medal Group of Five Medals. Awarded to 6087228 Sgt B Pettett REME (Naming to AGS). Comprising: 1939/45 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Africa General Service Medal clasp Kenya. Mounted as originally worn GC.
RFC (Royal Flying Corps) WW1 scarce brass shoulder title. A good and scarce example retaining original loops GC.
RFC (Royal Flying Corps) WW1 scarce brass shoulder title. A good and scarce example retaining original flat square loops GC.
Rifle Brigade Africa General Service Medal “Kenya” pair of medals. Awarded to 22997382 RFN A.T. BAGGETT RB. Comprising: Africa General Service Medal, clasp Kenya, (RFN RB), General Service Medal, clasp Malaya, (RFN RB, Official correction to rank), Medals Loose GC
Royal Air Force Africa General Service Medal. Clasp Kenya. A good example awarded to 4093515 LAC W Mcghee RAF. GC. Suspension slightly slack, small edge knocks
Royal Air Force Chaplain Department Church Collection Dish. A rare and unusual item, being wood carved with the device of the RAF Chaplain department. Dia. 12 inches. Slight service wear.
Royal Air Force General Service Medal Clasp "Palestine 1945-48" A good example awarded to "1850878 Cpl F.R. Thomas RAF". GC
Royal Air Force Officers General Service Medal Clasp Malaya A very good example awarded to Flt Lt T.A. Jones RAF. Complete with original box.
Royal Air Force RAF WW2 Period Bullion A scarce example of an Officer's gold bullion embroidered Nationality title Very Good Condition
Royal Army Service Corps General Service Medal Malaya Clasp. A good example awarded to S/14877510 Sgt A.J. Mason RASC. GC.
Royal Army Service Corps Korea Medal. A good example awarded to “1/22306494 Dvr J Ackrill RASC”. GC.
Royal Artillery / REME Family Group of Medals. Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal (506468 SPR A COOK R.E), Defence Medal. .... St.John Ambulance Medal (Alfred Cook).... General Service Medal, clasp Palestine 1945-48 awarded to (19013466 CPL L.D. COOK REME). Medals loose. Believed to be Father & Son grouping.
Royal Artillery Cold War Period Officer's Beret. Dark blue wool complete with post 1953 bullion cap badge. Some service wear.
Royal Artillery Edwardian Other Ranks Cap Badge. A scarce example with two loops placed high near the crown. GC.
Royal Artillery Pair of Dog Tags. Worn by 1402810 E.S. Williams. Number indicates Royal Artillery Issue
Royal Artillery three clasp 1895 India General Service Medal Awarded to “99738 Acting Bombdr E. Blake 3rd F Bty RA”. Bearing the, three clasps “Punjab Frontier 1897-98”, “Samana 1897”, “Tirah 1897-98” GC Suspension slightly slack. Confirmed on the medal roll.
Royal Berkshire Regiment Cap Badge Display. A good example of a Berkshire Regiment Cap badge (with slider) mounted for display with the regimental scarlet backing cloth inverted triangle and button. GC.
Royal Canadian Air Force Pilots Wings. A scarce pair of the pattern worn 1947 to 1953. Flat. VGC,
Royal Canadian Air Force RCAF Signaler's 1947-1953 Wings. A good scarce King's Crown padded pair. Retaining original black wax cotton backing. Small moth nip otherwise VGC.
Royal Dublin Fusiliers Badges. A small regimental grouping comprising: Cap Badge with three loops (Slightly squashed). .. Brass Shoulder Title. .. 2x Collar Badges. All complete with loops.
Royal Dublin Fusiliers Queen's South Africa Four Clasps. Awarded to "4507 PTE W. HAYES RL DUBLIN FUS". Bearing the clasps "Orange Free State", "Relief of Ladysmith", "Transvaal", "Laing's Nek". Private William Hayes a native of Carlow enlisted into the 1st Bn after service with the 3rd. Bn in August 1896. Clasp entitlement is confirmed.
Royal Engineers (Railway) General Service Medal “Palestine” Long Service Pair of Medals. Awarded to 1865039 Sjt R.W. Oldbury RE. Comprising: General Service Medal, clasp Palestine, (Spr RE (official correction to number and rank), Regular Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (GVI) Sjt RE. Medals loose GC. Confirmed on the GSM Roll as serving with the 8th Railway Company Royal Engineers.
Royal Engineers General Service Medal, clasp "Cyprus" Awarded to "22289350 CPL G.W. BECK RE". Remains mounted as worn.
Royal Engineers Palestine / WW2 Group of Medals. This group was awarded to 1870963 Dvr R.E. Childs RE. Comprising: General Service Medal, clasp Palestine, (Dvr RE), 1939/45 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal. GC Medals loose. Driver Childs is confirmed as serving with the 1st Anti Aircraft Searchlight Battalion Royal Engineers during the Palestine campaign.
Royal Flying Corps RFC Pilot’s Medals, Wings and Log Book Grouping. A fine and rare grouping of items appertaining to Lieutenant Colonel Lionel Moss Royal Flying Corps who as a pilot serving with 10 Squadron, was shot down by “Archie” anti aircraft fire in December 1915 Comprising Medal Group : 1914/15 Star "2 Lieut., A.S.C.”, British War, Victory Medal "2 Lieut.”, Italy Star; Defence Medal War Medal. Mounted as originally worn… Set of corresponding contemporary miniature medals. … Two fine quality original R.F.C. embroidered Pilots Wings. … Two RFC Pilot Log Books, containing both training and operational flying in France. … Royal Aero Club Certificate. This being a 1930 re-issue of that gained in June 1915 Lieutenant Colnel Lionel Moss, was born in May 1890, commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, in the Army Service Corps In April 1915 he started pilot training at Farnborough later that month and gained his Royal Aero Club Ticket on the 12th June 1915. Posted to France he spent a brief time with 6 Squadron at St. Omer and was posted to 10 Squadron in November 1915, flying a patrol over the Bois de Biez on the 17th. Undertaking Army-co-operation reconnaissances flights in BE2 aircraft, on the 8th December, during a patrol over the Lille sector, Moss with his Observer Second Lieutenant Henderson, were brought down by “Archie” making a crashed landing in their B.E.2 at Nieppe on the Belgian frontier. Moss was wounded, and not passed as fit to fly again until June 1916. He was then posted to No. 57 Squadron at Headley Bar and Tadcaster and in August 1916 to No. 54 Squadron at Castle Bromwich. He appears to have transferred back to the Army Service Corps on home duties and ended the War as a Captain, attached to the Norfolk Regiment. Placed on the Reserve of Officers, he was recalled to the Royal Army Service Corps in the in the Second World War and given the rank of Major. He resigned his commission with the Honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in October 1947. He died at Frinton-on-Sea in October 1980, aged 90 years.
Royal Flying Corps RFC 1914 Third Class Certificate of Education. A very rare pre war example, awarded to 1058 2nd A.M. V.H. Davies. Awarded on the 13th February 1914 and bearing the rare signature of Basil Herbert Barrington-Kennett, then Adjutant of the RFC, who was Killed in 1915 serving with his original Regiment the Grenadier Guards. Sergeant Observer Henry Victor Davis was a direct RFC entrant enlisting on the 27th January 1912. He served in France from the 16th August 1914 and qualified as an Observer. The RAF 1918 muster roll confirms this rank, He remained with the RAF after the war and was awarded the India General Service Medal for Waziristan .
Royal Garrison Artillery Edward II Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal. Awarded to 76710 Gnr W. Hunt RGA GC
Royal Highland Fusiliers Campaign Service Medal, Gulf War Group of Three Medals. Awarded to 24716017 LCPL J.D. BAIN RHF. Comprising: Campaign Service Medal, Clasp Northern Ireland (Fus), Gulf Medal 1990-1991, Clasp, 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991, (LCPL), United Nations Medal for Former Yugoslavia. Mounted court style as worn. GC.
Royal Horse Artillery EIIR Officer's Beret Badge. A good bullion example. Has been worn.
Royal Horse Artillery Officer's Full Dress "Ball" Pattern Buttons. A scarce selection of the pattern worn with the full-dress Eton pattern tunic. Comprising: 14 gilt metal large. ... Similar x2 small. ... 4x anodised ... plus others.
Royal Irish Fusiliers Africa General Service Medal. Clasp Kenya. A good example awarded to 22890859 Fus T.W.F. Martin R. Ir.F GC.
Royal Irish Fusiliers Brass Duty Bed Plate. A very good and scarce original example. Mounted with a Regimental Cap Badge.
Royal Marine Artillery 1914 Star, Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service Group of Five. Awarded to “RMA 6100 GR C.H. Baker”. Comprising: 1914 Star “RMA 6100 Gunner C.H. Baker R.M. Brigade”, British War Medal, Victory Medal, “RMA Gr”, Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (GVR Admiral Bust) “RMA 6100 (B616) C.H. Baker GR RFR”, Imperial Service Medal (GVR Crowned head) “Charles Henry Baker”. GC Medals loose. Charles Henry Baker was born at Hampstead in 1896. He joined the Royal Marines in May 1897 and was appointed Gunner in 1905. After nine years service he transferred to the Royal Fleet Reserve and was recalled to the Colours on the 2nd August 1914. He originally embarked to France with the RMA Headquarters and later transferred to the 6th Howitzer Brigade. He remained in France throughout the war and was granted home leave on two occasions. He married in 1918 and was discharged the following year. Settling down in Epsom Surrey he worked as a postman and his devotion to this duty was rewarded in 1936 when he was awarded the Imperial Service Medal.
Royal Marine Light Infantry WW1 Long Service Group. Awarded to PO10938 Private Charles Spillett RMLI. Comprising: 1914/15 Star “Pte RMLI”, British War Medal, Victory Medal “Pte RMLI”, Royal Navy Long service & Good Conduct Medal (Admiral Bust) “Pte RMLI” Medals loose GC. Please note initial to the Star is “G”. GC Private Charles Spillett enlisted on the 30th July 1900 Portsmounth Division
Royal Marine Light Infantry WW1 Long Service Medal Group & Ephemera. Awarded to PO.13457 Private David Gregory Russell. Comprising: Medal group: 1914/15 Star, "PTE RMLI", British War Medal, Victory Medal "PTE RMLI", Royal Navy Long Service & Good Conduct Medal "Private RMLI". The group is mounted as originally worn. ... Accompanied by two parchment service scrolls, three original photographs. GC Private David Gregory Russell.enlisted in 1904 and at the outbreak of the Great War was serving onboard HMS Inflexible and remained with her until August 1918. He saw action at the Battles of the Falklands, Dardanelles and Jutland. Remaining with the "Royals" after the war he held various postings until 1931 he transferred to the RFA and was discharged in 1934 reaching the age of 50 years.
Royal Marines Cold War Period Attributed Officer's Beret. A good worn example tailored by "Alkit of London. The label with typed name "Major J.A. Preece". GC.
Royal Marines Long Service Group of Three Medals. Awarded to MNE M.J. WORT PO253747 RM. Comprising: Campaign Service Medal, clasp Northern Ireland, UN Cyprus Medal, Royal Navy Long Service & Good Conduct Medal. Mounted as worn.
Royal Military Police Territorial Efficiency Medal A scarce example awarded to 5620971 Pte C.A.Back RMP. GC small official correction to number
Royal Naval Air Service WWI Engineer’s RNAS sleeve badge. A good unusual "tombstone" shape bullion embroidered eagle with propeller below on navy blue melton cloth ground. GC.
Royal Navy 1901 Pattern Bayonet Frog. A rare polished brown leather example with faint issue stamps. Leather supple. GC.
Royal Navy Campaign Service Medal, with two Clasps. Awarded to 053569 H.B.D. Warner AB RN. Bearing the clasps Borneo and South Arabia. GC Second clasp loose, with pin for wearing. GC.
Royal Navy Chaplains Department Officers Cap. A scarce example, to the front o the cap the special pattern Chaplains Cap Badge. The cap with simulated leather peak and fitted with white plastic cover. Complete with leather sweatband to the interior. Some service wear. GC.
Royal Navy China Medal 1900 HMS Dido This example was awarded to A.J. Rimer ORD HMS Dido. GC.
Royal Navy Cold War Period Captain's Cap. A good large size example tailored by Gieves of London (Label to the interior). Complete with early EIIR bullion cap badge and white plastic cover. The interior with leather sweatband. GC some service wear.
Royal Navy HMS Swiftsure Naval General Service Medal"Persian Gulf 1909-1914" Awarded to M4376 W.J. Fryatt CK Mte HMS Swiftsure. Heavy edge contact marks,. GC William James Fryatt was born in 1893 his civilian trade being Kitchen Lad, on enlistment on the 9th April 1912. He joined HMS Swiftsure a year later and served during the Great War. His record shows that on the 1st August 1923 he was Invalided out of the service.
Royal Navy Long Service & Good Conduct Medal. A George VI example awarded to "K.62884 T. AVERY HMS EREBUS". Mounted as worn as a single medal.
Royal Navy Naval General Service Medal Clasp Minesweeping 1945-51 Awarded to C/JX 65739 A Carpenter AB RN. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, War Medal, Naval General Service Medal. Medals loose, last with edge knocks. GC.
Royal Navy Naval General Service Medal, clasp “Palestine 1945-48” A good example awarded to “C/JX198534 S. Parker AB RN” GC. Official correction to “N”.
Royal Navy Nursing Service Rank Badge. A good example Queen Elizabeth II period example worn by an Officer of the Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service. GC.
Royal Navy Nursing Service Rank Badge. A good example Queen Elizabeth II period example worn by an Officer of the Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service. GC.
Royal Navy Nursing Service Rank Badge. A good George VI period example worn by an Officer of the Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service. GC.
Royal Navy Officer's Uniform Trunk Name Plate. This brass engraved name plate with the name "E.L. Hill R.N"
Royal Navy Queens Korea Medal. Awarded to P/SSX883004 P.J. Langridge ORD SMN RN GC.
Royal Navy Rare Air Operations Iraq Campaign Service Medal Pair. This scarce pair were awarded to Under water Specialist A.C. Nobes. Comprising: Campaign Service Medal, clasp Air Operations Iraq (OM (UW)2 A.C. Nobes D247837S RN), Iraq Medal (OM (W) 1 RN). The group remains mounted as originally worn. GC.
Royal Navy Sick Berth Petty Officer Naval General Service Medal. Awarded to M,36471 W.F. WITCHELL S.B.P.O. R.N.
Royal Observer Corps Cloth Badge and Medal Ribbons. A good set as removed from a uniform.
Royal Observer Corps Long Service & Good Conduct Medal. Awarded to Chief Observer C.H. Dowson. GC mounted as originally worn
Royal Observer Corps Long Service and Bar group of medals. A fine set, mounted as worn, comprising 1919/45 Star, Atlantic Star, Defence Medal, War Medal and Royal Observer Corps Long Service Medal with bar awarded to OBSERVER F.W. SHEARN. Remain mounted as originally worn
Royal Signals Northern Ireland Cyprus Medal Pair. Awarded to 24447628 LCPL M Chimiczewski R. Signals. GC Mounted as originally worn
Royal Signals Officer’s General Service Medal, clasp “S.E. Asia 1945-46” Awarded to “Capt E.D. Darricotte R.Sigs”. Near VGC. Captain Edward Draper Darricotte, was a graduate of the Liverpool College OTC, attaining the rank of Cadet Sergeant. He was commissioned into the 55th West Lancashire Divisional Signals in July 1934. He resigned his Commission in 1938. On the outbreak of WW2 he once again volunteered, in 1942 he held the rank of Lieutenant serving with the Border Regiment. At the end of WW2 he appears to have transferred back to the Royal Corps of Signals and served during the South East Asia campaign. He resigned his Commission 27th February 1948. He died in February 2008.
Royal Sussex Regiment India General Service Medal, Clasp "Afghanistan NWF 1919" Awarded to "G-19789 PTE F. GRAVETT. R. SUSS. R". Complete with original ribbon. Confirmed on the medal roll also awarded the BWM.
Royal Ulster Constabulary 1960's Period Cap. A good example complete with post 1953 Cap Badge. Circa 1960's Clean condition.
Scarce Padded Radio / Radar Operator WW2 RAF brevet. A very good example, padded retaining original black backing paper. This brevet proved unpopular with RAF Aircrew, as shot down men with this brevet attracted additional attention from there German captors
Scots Guards Brass Duty Plate. A good example, embossed with the Regimental badge.
Scots Guards Slade Wallace Equipment Belt. An original regimental example. Complete with three rear brass d"D" rings. Some age and storage wear.
Seaforth Highlanders India General Service Medal, clasp “North West Frontier 1930-31” Awarded to “2817283 Pte J Reilly Seaforth”. GC edge knocks
Selection of Three US Military Forces Medals. All complete with original ribbons and pin fittings. GC. Older Issue examples.
Selection of WW2 Cloth Badges Some items removed from uniform.
Sherwood Foresters WW2 Territorial Group of Four Awarded to “6346024 Pte E.R. Holgate Foresters”. Comprising: Defence Medal, War Medal, General Service Medal, clasp “Palestine 1945-48” “6346024 Pte Foresters”, Territorial Efficiency Medal (GVIR) “6346024 Pte Foresters”. Medals loose GC.
Silent Running Thank you for your patience over the past few weeks, as we have, had to go silent, we are hoping to be back to normal on Sunday 6th March with an upload and then throughout the rest of the week small morning briefing uploads, to get back into the swing of things. Lots of new items to list. Again thank you for visiting Dear Old Blighty
Slade Wallace 1888 Pattern Leather Equipment lower Chapes. A rare pair of white buff leather with brass buckles. Leather remains supple..
South African Constabulary Boer War two clasp Queen's South Africa Medal. A good example awarded to "807 3rd Cl Tpr C.H. Jefferies SAC". Beraing the clasps "Cape Colony", "Orange Free State" GC.
South African Constabulary five clasp Queen’s South Africa Medal. Awarded to “557 3rd Cl Tpr R. Owen SAC”. Bearing the clasps “Cape Colony”, “Orange Free State”, “Transvaal”, “South Africa 1901”, “South Africa 1902”. GC. (Last two clasps contemporary unofficially attached).
Special Constabulary Police Medal George V. Awarded to Thomas W White. GC.
Story of the First Berkshire (Abingdon) Battalion Home Guard. Book. An original 1945 edition. 88 pages with illustrations. Original cloth cover GC.
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UN Korea Medal. British Issue. A good original issue example with pin fitting.
United States Airforce Miniature Pilot Silver Wings A good set stamped sterling to the reverse. Complete with pin fitting.
US Army 2nd Infantry Formation Badge. This example, possibly WW2 Korean War period GC
USAAF WW2 silver pilot's wing by Balfour. A fine die-cast silver pin-back example impressed STERLING on the reverse. Minor service wear. On Wednesday, November 01, 1944, a U.S. federal trademark registration was filed for LGB by L.G. BALFOUR COMPANY, INC., North Attleboro, MA 027630999.
Victorian / Edwardian Cavalry Officer's White Leather Gauntlets A good clean pair remaining in good condition.
Victorian / Edwardian East Kent The Buffs Attributed Cap Badge A good die stamped example, with loops. GC. From the estate of the late Second Lieutenant Charles William Laing KIA 24th April 1915. See medal section for biographical details.
Victorian / Edwardian Officer's Shell / Mess Jacket Gilt Seed Buttons. A number of gilt seed buttons, found to the front of a Shell jacket, Mess waistcoat etc.
Victorian / Edwardian Royal Navy Carte-de-Visite Photographs. These original large size Carte-de-Visite photographs remain in good clear condition. Tallies for HMS Good Hope and HMS London.
Victorian / WW1 Period Officer's Campaign "TOT" Cup. An interesting private purchase silver plated collapsible campaign tot cup, contained in original silver plated case. The case in the form similar to a hunter pocket watch case. GC. Wear to the case.
Victorian / WW1 Period Officer's Campaign "TOT" Cup. An interesting private purchase silver plated collapsible campaign tot cup, contained in original silver plated case. The case in the form similar to a hunter pocket watch. GC.
Victorian 1888 Standing Orders of The Buffs. This edition for members of the 2nd Battalion. Original covers slight service wear. From the estate of the late Second Lieutenant Charles William Laing KIA 24th April 1915. See medal section for biographical details.
Victorian 1897 Dated Bandsman White Buff Leather Pouch. This example is clearly dated 1897 and with unit markings "3GM" I believe this to by the 3rd Bn Guernsey Militia. The front flap appears to have been mounted with a strung bugle at some time. PLEASE NOTE side buckles absent, otherwise VGC.
Victorian 1897 Roll of the 1st VB Batt The Buffs A rare booklet dated June 1897, giving a full roll by Company. Presented to the then Private C.W. Laing. VGC. From the estate of the late Second Lieutenant Charles William Laing KIA 24th April 1915. See medal section for biographical details.
Victorian 19th Hussars Cartes-de-Visite. A scarce detailed photograph depicting Farrier Sergeant Charles Alfred Hoare of the 19th Hussars his arm badges can be clearly seen. Ink details to the reverse. Overall size 6 x 10 cm
Victorian 45th Regiment Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal. A good example named to No. 931 Quarter Master Serjeant J Beattie 45th Regt. Retaining original ribbon. Quarter Master Sergeant James Beattie enlisted into the 45th on the 5th September 1834. He was promoted Corporal 1839, Sergeant 1841, Colour Sergeant 1842 and Quarter Master in 1852. He was discharged on the 28th February 1857, after serving 22 years wit the Colours.
Victorian Boer War Period Slade Wallace Equipment Shovel Entrenching Tool A very rare and good example of the entrenching tool. The T shape handle with both pick and hammer end. Wooden shaft remains in good sound condition. Some pitting to the metal work otherwise GC.
Victorian British Army Officer's Soft White Leather Gloves. A good scarce pair, the wrist retaining three of four gilt buttons embossed with a Victorian crown. Some minor age wear. GC.
Victorian British Army Slade Wallace Equipment Additional Ammo Pouch A rare example of white buff leather retaining brass fitting stud, loops and strap to reverse. Issue stamp to the interior. Leather supple. GC.
Victorian British Mounted Officer's Horse Breast Badge and harness. A rare set of regulation pattern. Incorporating the brass general pattern badge. Leather remains supple, slight break to one strap.
Victorian Campaign / WW1 Uniform Medal Bar. A good original campaign medal ribbon bar with pin fitting to the reverse. Has been worn.
Victorian Carte de Visite of a Norfolk Regiment Officer in undress uniform circa 1881-1901. Head and shoulders portrait by D. Honie late Mann & Adcock, Norwich. Slight foxing.
Victorian Copper Shot / Powder Flask by Hawksley A good example with makers stamp to the top. Spring need some attention.
Victorian General Officer’s Scarlet Full Dress Tunic. Scarlet melton cloth with dark blue facings to the cuff and collar. Both are richly embroidered with gold bullion lace of oak leaf design. To the left breast loop provision for medals and loops for a single Order. Complete with General Officers pattern gilt buttons. To the shoulders bullion cords mounted with a cross sword and baton and now retaining only one rank star. Also with the letter “R”. Interior with quilted cotton lining. Scarlet and bullion remains fresh, but the jacket has moth holes overall
Victorian Irish Regiment Officer Carte-de-Visite. A scarce photograph depicting an Officer wearing the 1869 pattern shako and tunic. The reverse with the photographers details of Edgar Adolphe 9 Westmoreland Street Dublin Overall size 6 x 10 cm Edgar Adolphe operated from 9 Westmoreland Street Dublin 1874 to 1881
Victorian Military Campaign Style Pewter Spirit Flask. This flask is engraved "H.B." Retaining screw cap. Minor service wear GC.
Victorian Period Miniature India General Service Medal Bearing the clasp "Sikkim 1883". Complete with original ribbon. GC.
Victorian Queen's Regiment Officer Carte-de-Visite. A scarce detailed photograph depicting an Officer of the Regiment wearing forage cap. Photograph taken when the Regiment serving in India Overall size 6.5 x 10.5 cm
Victorian Slade Wallace Equipment Side Bag. A good scarce white cotton example, of white cotton material. Tailored with a fixed sling with brass sliding buckel. Retaining a Victorian Royal Artillery button and to the reverse faint ink name of "W. Grand" clean condition. GC.
Victorian Volunteer Long Service Medal & Original Box. A good example retaining pin as originally worn. This example is accompanied by the original box of issue. The reverse with the ink name Rodgers. Also with Henry Jenkins & Sons (makers of the medal) advert for a velvet lined medal case. Medal VGC. Box with broken corners otherwise VGC.
Victorian Volunteer NCO's Whistle Trench Art. An unusual example, mage from two white metal General Service Buttons. Possibly used by a NCO. GC.
WAAF (RAF) Personal Dog Tags. These are stamped 2063958 Alner E.D. The reverse WAAF CE. VGC. The number would indicate a 1941 enrolment.
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Welsh Guards Campaign Service Medal, clasp “Northern Ireland”. Awarded to “24076009 Gdsm R. Mitchell WG”. GC Court mounted as worn.
West India Regiment Drummer’s Zouave Jacket Sealed Pattern. A scarce and unusual example retaining original sealed pattern label this dated 1913. Overall GC.
Wiltshire Regiment General Service Medal Cyprus Awarded to 23505671 Pte D Whatley Wilts. GC Mounted as originally worn.
With The Twenty-Ninth Division In Gallipoli, A Chaplain's Experience An original 1916 edition, retaining red cloth covers. A good amount of the campaign, complemented with photographs. Please note this is an ex library copy with some age wear.
Women's Land Army Milking Work Coat A good used example of heavy KD style material with open pockets to the waist and removable buttons to the front. The interior issue label no longer present. Complete with ink name label "M.U. Gardner"
Women's Royal Army Corps field service / side cap by Hobson & Sons (London) Ltd A good black cloth example with beech brown piping to the crown. To the front, two anodised Corps buttons, to the left side an anodised cap badge. Velvetine sweatband. VGC
Worcestershire Regiment Brass Button Stick. This is a scare Regimentally attributed cleaning brass button stick. The stick is the WW1 pattern and is stamped WR 5248214. Stamping clear. The regimental number confirms the Regiment issued post 1920.
Worcestershire Regiment Territorial Efficiency Medal. A good example awarded to 5432949 WO Cl2 F.G. Pitts Worc R. GC,
WW1 "Battlefield Pickup" Imperial German Binoculars and Case. A pair of the standard issue binoculars, contained in original polished brown leather case. The interior of the lid with German instructions and the addition of a small ink written label "Peit Mauberg 10-11-1918". The lid of the case with a small area of damage, possibly shrapnel. The binoculars have heavy use, the case leather dry to parts. GC. Mauberg was a French fortress on the German Border and in September 1914 after heavy bombardment was taken by the Germans. On the 9th November it was re-taken by the Guards Division and the 62nd (West Riding) Division.
WW1 / Early Post War Flying / Motoring Goggles An unusual pair which remain in very good condition. Celluloid tinted material retaining original leather and elasticated strap. Contained in original card case. VGC.
WW1 / Inter War Period Officer's Foreign Service Helmet A good clean period example, of the rounded style often associated with service in East Africa. Khaki cloth material with five wrap pagri. The interior complete with sweatband and chinstrap. Also tailors details of Vero & Everett Ltd London. Overall GC clean condition, one break to the right side rim not effecting the appearance.
WW1 / WW2 Royal Scots Officer's OSD Collar Badges. A good original pair as worn. Makers details of Firmin London. Complete with loops.
WW1 / WW2 Australian Army Other Ranks Great Coat This pattern was worn during both WW1 and WW2. Single breasted with waist pockets and complete with original plain buttons and Australia shoulder titles. The interior with a 1942 issue label and ink name of Bowyer QX36408. VGC clean condition. Attributed to Cyril Alfred John Bower, who was born in Middlesex 1902 and enlisted in Queensland.
WW1 / WW2 Border Regiment Cap Badge A good example complete with slider.
WW1 / WW2 Border Regiment Cap Badge. A good example with slider.
WW1 / WW2 British Army Home Comforts Wool Jumper. Light khaki wool, with V neck. Good clean condition moth free, one small period repair to back. This example most likely WW2 period, but would display well with a WW1 grouping
WW1 / WW2 British Army Pistol Lanyard. A good clean example.
WW1 / WW2 British Army Pistol Lanyard. A good clean worn example, with additional steel ring.
WW1 / WW2 British Army Sam Browne Ammo Pouch. A good clean example pf brown leather of the pattern worn in both World Wars. VGC.
WW1 / WW2 British Army Sam Browne Holster. A good clean example of polished brown leather of the pattern worn in both world wars. VGC
WW1 / WW2 Coldstream Guards Brass Cap Badge. Complete with loops and split pin. GC.
WW1 / WW2 Dorsetshire Regiment Cap Badge. Complete with slider GC.
WW1 / WW2 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Cap Badge. A good die stamped example, with slider.
WW1 / WW2 Durham Light Infantry Cap Badge. A good die stamped example, with slider.
WW1 / WW2 East Yorkshire Regiment Cap Badge. A good example with slider.
WW1 / WW2 Gloucestershire Regiment Cap Badge. Complete with slider GC.
WW1 / WW2 Hampshire Regiment Cap Badge. A good die stamped example with slider. GC.
WW1 / WW2 Highland Light Infantry Cap Badge. A good die stamped example, with loops.
WW1 / WW2 Housey House Bingo Game. A popular game played by the British Tommy in the front line. The front of the original box showing troops playing the game. Overall GC slight wear to the box. Sold as a historical collectors item.
WW1 / WW2 Khaki Knitted Balaclava A good period example, popular with troops at the front line. One hole, otherwise moth free. GC.
WW1 / WW2 Khaki Knitted Scarf Typical of the style sent to the troops in the front line. This example with moth holes.
WW1 / WW2 King's Shropshire Light Infantry Cap Badge. A good die stamped example, with slider.
WW1 / WW2 Middlesex Regiment Cap Badge. Complete with slider GC.
WW1 / WW2 Officer's Pattern Whistle and Lanyard. A good used example, the cord lanyard complete with brass spring clip. The whistle is undated. Small amount of wear to the cord.
WW1 / WW2 Patten British Army Home Comforts Wool Scarf. A good period example khaki wool moth free. Near VGC.
WW1 / WW2 Patten British Army Whistle Lanyard. A good used example, retaining original brass spring clip. Some service wear GC.
WW1 / WW2 Pattern British Army Officer Pistol Lanyard. A good worn example of khaki cord with steel spring clip some service wear. GC.
WW1 / WW2 Pattern British Army Officer's Wool Tie. A good darker brown coloured example. No moth damage clean condition.
WW1 / WW2 Pattern British Army Wool Scarf A good example of a Home Comforts pattern popular in both wars. This example with name tag of “Christopher Baker” who served during WW2 With the Reconnaissance Corps. Now with one or two holes, not effecting the overall appearance
WW1 / WW2 Pattern British Officer's Pistol Lanyard. A good clean example with little service wear.
WW1 / WW2 Pattern German Black Leather Military Issue Waistbelt. A good worn example, probably WW1 Period Complete with belt hook and tang strap. Length 42 inches
WW1 / WW2 Pattern Home Comforts Balaclava. A good period example of khaki cloth, now with minor wear GC.
WW1 / WW2 Pattern Home Comforts Wool Gloves. A good clean pair of the pattern sent to the Boys at the Front. Slight wear.
WW1 / WW2 Pattern Notts & Derby Cap Badge A good example retaining slider
WW1 / WW2 Pattern Officer's Sam Brown Holster. A good polished brown leather example, tailored with belt loop and rings for a sling. GC.
WW1 / WW2 Pattern Officer's Shirt Collars Three examples, approx size 15 or 151/2. Small amount of wear.
WW1 / WW2 Pattern Officer's Shirt. This cotton shirt is a pull over style, with three buttons. Some service and age wear, with holes under the arms. Some marks to the cotton. Complete with two detachable collars. Would still make a good display item with a tunic.
WW1 / WW2 Pattern Officer's Shirt. This cotton shirt is a pull over style, with three buttons. Green cotton material with a small amount of service wear, material thin at the armpits. Complete with two detachable collars. Would still make a good display item with a tunic.
WW1 / WW2 Pattern Rifle Oil Bottle. A good issued example.
WW1 / WW2 Pattern Scots Guards Cap Badge. Complete with two loops.
WW1 / WW2 Pattern WD Issue Whistle & Strap. This example of the Hudson whistle is dated 1941. Retaining original leather strap bearing the date 1942. Leather remains supple. GC. This pattern carried in both Great Wars, by British Army Officers.
WW1 / WW2 Period Canvas & Leather Side Bag. A good example with adjustable strap. Slight age wear. GC.
WW1 / WW2 Period Gloucestershire Regiment Cap Badge. Complete with slider
WW1 / WW2 Royal Artillery Cap Badge with Moving Wheel. A good example with slider.
WW1 / WW2 South Lancs & Royal Artillery Familey Medals. Believed to be Father & Son. Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal, awarded to 22443 Pte J Ball S. Lan R. GC. .... 1939/45 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, General Service Medal, clasp (Cyprus). Awarded to 23406796 Gnr J.E. Ball RA.. Medals loose GC. Private John Ball of the South Lancashire Regiment is confirmed as being awarded to pair only.
WW1 / WW2 York & Lancs Cap Badge. Complete with slider.
WW1 /WW2 Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Cap Badge A good example with slider.
WW1 1/1st Bucks Bn Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Pair of Medals. Awarded to Private William Ives. Comprising: 1914/15 Star "1682 Pte W Ives Oxf & Bucks L.I.", British War Medal, "1413 Pte W Ives Oxf & Bucks L.I." Private William Ives is confirmed with both these regimental numbers. He landed in France on the 30th March 1915 and was released on the 26th February 1918.
WW1 1/5th Gloucestershire Regiment Battle of The Somme Veterans Medals Awarded to 4373 Cpl T.W.G. Eyre Glouc R. Comprising: British War Medal and Victory Medal. .... Accompanied by a 1/5th Bn Gloucestershire Regiment Service card named to Cpl Eyre. .... Original Commanding Officer VIII Corps Message following the advance on the Somme 1st July 1916. dated 4th July 1916. .... Original Regimental Cap Badge. Corporal Thomas W. G. Eyre is confirmed as being awarded the BWM & VM only.
WW1 10th Bn Notts & Derby Regiment Officer’s Badged Shoulder Rank Attributed Tunic. A rare example, worn by Lieutenant C.T. Watson of the 1st Bn attached to the 10th Bn Notts & Derby Regiment. The tunic is a 1916 pattern example, to each sleeve original cloth badges of the 17th Division and 10th Bn. Complete with Regimental collar badges and buttons. Retaining original tailor’s label with ink name “C.T. Watson 30.1.1918”. Tailored with ticket pocket no moth damage. Lieutenant C.T. Watson was commissioned into the 1st Bn Notts & Derby Regiment 2nd February 1916. The Army list of 1918 shows him attached to the Service Battalions. The brown circle badge indicates the 10th Bn, which served with the 51st Brigade, 17th Division.
WW1 10th Bn Rifle Brigade Casualty Group of Medals. Awarded to S-18143 Pte R J King Rif Brig. Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal, Bronze Memorial Plaque (Richard John King). GC. Private Richard John King is confirmed as serving with the 10th Bn Rifle Brigade, he was Killed in Action on the 30th November 1917. He was awarded the BWM & VM only and was a native of Camberwell. He is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial.
WW1 10th Bn Tank Corps Attributed Metal & Cloth Badges. A very rare group of uniform badges worn by Lieutenant Frederick Joseph Whalen, formally of the North Irish Horse Confirmed 10th Bn Tank Corps. Comprising: Tank Corps OSD Cap Badge with blades. ... Matching OSD Collar Badges, all three with matching makers details of J.R. Gaunt London. ... Matching pair as worn shoulder strap cloth 10th Bn Tank Corps cloth badges. ... Overseas chevrons of one scarlet, two blue. All removed from uniform and matching. A superb rare grouping. For biographical details of Lieutenant Frederick Joseph Whalen see his medals.
WW1 10th Bn Tank Corps Attributed Metal & Cloth Badges. A very rare group of uniform badges worn by Lieutenant Frederick Joseph Whalen, formally of the North Irish Horse Confirmed 10th Bn Tank Corps. Comprising: Tank Corps bronzed OR's Cap Badge with slider. ... Shoulder strap cloth 10th Bn Tank Corps cloth badge. ... Pair of raincoat shoulder straps with rank. .. Single cloth rank pip. For biographical details of Lieutenant Frederick Joseph Whalen see his medals.
WW1 10th Bn Tank Corps Attributed Metal & Cloth Badges. A rare group of uniform badges attributed to Lieutenant Frederick Joseph Whalen, formally of the North Irish Horse Confirmed 10th Bn Tank Corps. Comprising: Tank Corps OR's Cap Badge with slider. ... Shoulder strap cloth 10th Bn Tank Corps cloth badge. ... For biographical details of Lieutenant Frederick Joseph Whalen see his medals.
WW1 10th Bn Worcestershire Regiment Casualty Commanding Officer's Binoculars A rare and unusual pair carried by Colonel G.A. Royston-Pigott DSO. This miniature pair of binoculars were made by Carl Ziess. and with details "Lt Col G.A Royston-Pigott 10th Worc Regt" Minor wear. Colonel Royston Pigott DSO was commissioned into the Northamptonshire Regiment and took command of the 10th Bn on the 12th February 1916. During July of that year the Battalion was fighting on the Somme. On the 3rd along with his Adjutant he moved forward to a mine crater to observe the advance of his men. Turning to his Adjutant to dictate a message he was shot through the heart and killed, the Adjutant was also shot and wounded.
WW1 11th (Cambridge) Suffolk Regiment Casualty British War Medal. Awarded to "23511 PTE A PAMMENTER SUFF R". Private Arthur Pammenter a native of Cambridge died on the 17th January 1918,
WW1 11th Bn Royal Fusiliers Outstanding Uniform Attributed Grouping. A rare grouping of items including Divisionally badge cuff rank tunic worn by Lieutenant Charles Roberts who is confirmed as serving with the 11th Bn Royal Fusiliers in the front line trenches from April 1918. Comprising: Officer’s Cuff Rank Tunic. I believe without doubt that this is Lt Roberts trench tunic due to the fading and wear of the cloth. This is confirmed by turning the collar and where he has been promoted to the cuff rank. The tunic is complete with original cloth Battalion formation badges confirmed in Waring Pamphlet No.2 item number D324. Complete with Royal Fusiliers buttons and Collar badges. It is interesting to note that the collar badges have been changed during service to a recorded alternative regimental pattern (original collar badges are included in the grouping). The badges are on blades and I believe it is possibly done to conform with a Battalion distinction. The overall condition of the tunic is good few minor moth nips. Overall Trousers these tailored with turn ups and retain and original named tailors label dated January 1918. The rank is given as Cadet indicating ordered prior to commission and finished after he was commissioned. These have some moth holes. Officer’s floppy trench cap, this again with service wear indicating worn in the front line. It is interesting to note that Lt Roberts has used a blackened Other Rank’s Cap Badge on slider, there is no indication of a badge with blades having been fitted. The interior with a Birmingham tailors label Sam Brown Belt. This the belt and ammunition pouch only, the inside of the belt with name and 11th Royal Fusiliers. Medals British War & Victory Medal named to “2. LIEUT C. ROBERTS” Small quantity of Royal Fusiliers badges and buttons A Copy photograph of Lt Roberts wearing his tunic. The overall condition is good considering that this is mostly likely a front trench worn tunic and cap. Lieutenant Roberts WW1 Camp Wash Stand is also listed in the WW1 Collectables Section Lieutenant Charles Roberts was commissioned into the Royal Fusiliers in December 1917 and the Battalion Diary notes that 2Lt C Roberts joined the Battalion on the 21st April 1918. (Page 327). Looking through the diary the Battalion saw heavy action during the following moths until the 11th November.
WW1 12th (3rd Gwent Bantam) Battalion, The South Wales Borderers 1908 Pattern Webbing Large Pack. A rare Regimental example of the 1908 large pack. To the underside of the flap original issue stamps (12. SWB 477 8.15). This indicating issued August 1915. There is also a number of reissue stamps to the pack. Old green blanko colouring. Some service wear. Remains a good display item. The 12th Bn was raised at Newport in March 1915 by the Welsh National Executive Committee as a Bantam Battalion, they would go on to join the Welsh Bantam Brigade and landed in France during June 1916.
WW1 13th (Forest of Dean) Bn Gloucestershire Regiment Casualty Victory Medal. Awarded to 18296 Pte T Vaughan Glouc. R. Private Thomas Vaughan was a native of Gloucester and was Killed in Action on the 30th June 1916
WW1 13th (Wandsworth) Bn East Surrey Regiment 1918 Casualty Group of Medals. Awarded to "13053 Pte L.G. Abrams E. Surr. R." Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal and a St. John's National Schools Waltham Green Medal. BWM Official re-impressed. Private Laurance Grant Abrams is confirmed as being awarded the pair only. He died of wounds on the 16th April 1918.
WW1 13th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps 1916 Casualty Victory Medal Awarded to "R-16965 PTE A E DAVIES K.R.RIF.C" VGC. Private Arthur Edward Davies was Killed in Action on the 7th August 1916 in France & Flanders whilst serving with the 13th Bn KRRC.
WW1 149th Brigade Royal Field Artillery Enamel Sign. A rare example believed used to indicate the Command Post of the Brigade. The circular sign shows the badge of the Liverpool Pals the crest of Lord Derby. Retaining original wooden backing plaque. Some field wear. Id 8 inches max.
WW1 14th (King's) Hussars Casualty 1914/15 Star Group of Medals. A scarce regimental casualty awarded to 5141 Cpl J Thompson 14th Hrs. Comprising: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal. GC Complete with original ribbons. Corporal James Thompson landed in Hedjaz Egypt on the 14th November 1915. He died on the 15th May 1916. The CWGC Roll of Honour shows that only 164 members of the Regiment died during the Great War.
WW1 14th (London Scottish) Casualty Medals Forwarding Letter. This is the War Department condolence forwarding letter for the British War Medal and Victory Medal awarded to 8073 Private F.J. Chaplin. Dated 20th June 1922. Frank John Chaplin was awarded the BWM & VM. He died of wounds on the 1st May 1918 with the Egyptian E.F.
WW1 14th (Swansea Pals) Bn Personel Trench Art ID Tag. This oval brass tag is engraved Sgt F.H. Clee 80384 14 Welsh Rgt. chain absent GC.
WW1 14th Bn Worcestershire Regiment Officers Pair of Medals. Awarded to (Lieut J.S. BOWELL). GC. Lieutenant James Sydney Bowell was originally commissioned into the 1st Bn Durham Light Infantry, he later served with the 14th Bn Worcestershire Regiment. He is confirmed as being awarded the pair only.
WW1 16th Bn (The Birkenhead Bantams) Cheshire Regiment Family Casualty Medals. The first group is awarded to 21818 Acting Corporal Frederick Wilfred Janes, British War Medal, Victory Medal (21818 Ches R), Bonze Memorial Plaque. ... Accompanied by a second Memorial Plaque "Alfred John Janes" GC Both plaques with solder marks to reverse. 21818 Acting Corporal Frederick Wilfred Janes, enlisted into the 16th Bn Cheshire Regiment, known as the Birkenhead Bantams, at High Wycombe and was Killed in Action on the 24th April 1917. His brother Private Alfred John Janes enlisted into the Royal Marine Light Infantry on the 21st March 1916 and was Killed in Action on the 26th October 1917, whilst serving with the RND
WW1 16th Bn Royal Scots POW Ephemera. An interesting and rare grouping pertaining to 270887 Private David Dalglish. Comprising: Postcard photograph. ... Buckingham Palace POW Returned Home letter with ink details. 1917 dated NCO School report. ... POW published booklet "Souvenir of Captivity". This for Rennbahn Camp Germany with ink name details. Overall GC. Private David Dalglish had formally served with the HLI. At the time of his capture he was serving with the 16th Bn Royal Scots A Company. On the 21st October we was wounded to the knee near Peronne and was taken POW.
WW1 16th Lancers / Military Mounted Police Memorial Plaque and Card Case. Awarded to Ernest William Clover. 3026 Private Ernest William Clover served with the 16th Lancers and landed in France on the 17th August 1914. He was Killed in Action on the 23rd March 1916, whilst attached to the Military Mounted Police. He is entitled to a 1914 Star Trio. His BWM & VM were returned unclaimed. His Star is known to be in circulation.
WW1 18th (Eastern) Division Brodie Steel Helmet. An example of the B pattern Brodie Helmet, retaining original paintwork to the shell and the "ATN" within a circle . The lining to the helmet is missing and the helmet strap is detached at one end. Remains a good display item.
WW1 18th Hussars Group of Three Medals. Awarded to 12317 PTE H.J. WILSON 18-HRS. Comprising: 1914/15 Star, (PTE 18 HRS) (Small letters), British War Medal, Victory Medal, mounted as worn. Private Henry J Wilson enlisted on the 17th August 1914. He landed in France on the 18th May 1915. He was discharged as a result of wounds on the 26th March 1917.
WW1 1901 Pattern Naval Equipment 1917 Dated Polished Brown Leather Pistol Ammunition Pouch A rare and scarce clean example tailored with additional ammunition loops to the exterior flap for quick loading. Makers stamp to the rear of "J & A Hillman 1917" Retaining two belt loops to the back VGC.
WW1 1902 Other Rank's Pattern Trench Tunic. A superb clean and very good example of this scarce pattern worn by British troops in the trenches during the Great War. This example with Worcestershire Regiment brass shoulder titles, two brass wound stripes and complete with brass General Service pattern buttons. Each sleeve with Staff Sergeant rank insignia. The interior with correct white lining and WD issue stamp. The stand and fall collar with the correct two "Dart" pleat. The tunic is an adult size, not to be confused with a smaller OTC issue. Very little age wear. Good clean example.
WW1 1903 Cavalry Equipment Side Bag. This is a very rare example of the MKI General Service Haversack which was issued for use with the 1903 Bandolier Equipment. Made of canvass material, this is the correct pattern, with rounded bottom, material sling, Emergency ration tin pocket to the side and two button hole combination to the flap. The inside with issue stamps indicating issued to Streatham VTC. Minor wear, small stitching fault. GC. This pattern of haversack was in common use with all mounted units as no haversack was specifically designed for the 1903 equipment. As the war progressed it appears to have been superseded by the issue of the 1908 pattern Other Services haversack and remaining stocks would have been then issued to Secondary Units, such as the VTC.
WW1 1903 Cavalry Equipment Side Bag. This is a very rare example of the MKI General Service Haversack which was issued for use with the 1903 Bandolier Equipment. Made of heavy canvass material, this is the correct pattern, with rounded bottom, material web sling, Emergency ration tin pocket to the side and two button hole combination to the flap. The bag bears a brown WD issue stamp with 69. Some service wear GC.
WW1 1903 Cavalry Equipment variant Water Bottle Carrier. This example with clear 1914 issue stamp. The cradle with the unusual feature of a weighted leather tang. Slight wear.
WW1 1903 Cavalry Pattern Belt A good example, of polished brown leather with makers stamp and date 1915. Complete issue stamps for the Army Ordnance Corps and with the number 033297. Complete with buckle. GC leather supple. Length approx 44 inches.
WW1 1903 Cavalry Pattern Waist Belt 1914 dated A good example with clear makers and date stamp. Slight wear. Overall length 45 inches. Leather supple.
WW1 1903 pattern 90 round cavalry bandolier. A superb and supple example of the scarcer 90 round bandolier sometimes worn around the horses neck. The belt is faint issue stamps, the colour of the leather and quality indicate a WW1 period issue. Rich honey brown colour colour. One of the best examples I have had.
WW1 1903 Pattern Cavalry Leather Bandolier. A very good 1918 dated example. Leather retains a good colour and is supple. VGC.
WW1 1908 Pattern Webbing Waterbottle & Carrier. A good example of the webbing carrier with various issue stamps. Complete with securing strap with working press stud. Accompanied by a blue enameled waterbottle with later covering. GC.
WW1 1908 Pattern Webbing Waterbottle and Sling. This combination is as originally worn. Comprising: Waterbottle carrier, faint date 1918, press stud detached. WW1 pattern waterbottle, blue enamel with felt covering. The covering with moth damage, see photographs. ... Web brace strap sling, this with clear 1915 date. The combination is as originally worn.
WW1 1908 Pattern Webbing Waterbottle and Sling. This combination is as originally worn. Comprising: Waterbottle carrier, faint date 1918, press stud detached. WW1 pattern waterbottle, blue enamel with felt covering. The covering with moth damage, see photographs. ... Web brace strap sling, this with clear 1915 date. The combination is as originally worn.
WW1 1908 Webbing Equipment Water Bottle Cradle This example with thick green blanco covering. Faint issue stamps.
WW1 1914 Blank Star. A rare unnamed example, this does not appear to have been named or skimmed. GC.
WW1 1914 British Army Issue Binoculars. A scarce early Great War pair of Binoculars by Carl Zeiss. Both the binoculars and leather case with clear 1914 issue date. Overall GC leather case complete with strap.
WW1 1914 Calendar. This card calendar is decorated with an English country scene. The reverse a 1914 calandar. Minor wear Size 11.5 x 20cm
WW1 1914 Christmas Tin. A good example, lid has been polished, no splits. GC.
WW1 1914 Dated 1903 Cavalry Pattern Leather Belt. A very good full length example. This with clear makers and date stamp for 1914. Complete with brass buckle. VGC. Approx Length 44 inches
WW1 1914 Dated Officer's Trench Whistle. A very good issue example, made by J. Hudson of Birmingham. Clean condition.
WW1 1914 Gilt Princess Mary Christmas Tin. A superb example, retaining all the gilt finish No splits. VGC.
WW1 1914 Issue Trench Whistle. A good example by J. Hudson of Birmingham. Clear original 1914 Stamp.
WW1 1914 Leather Equipment. A rare composite set of original items. The main body appears to remain as worn comprising as a set: Belt, pair of pouches, bayonet frog and water bottle (with WW1 Bottle) all these have matching issue stamps, when re-issued to an OTC unit. Full stamping is “TC OTC”. The brace straps are original and are matched. The large pack is the rare 1914 pattern with leather flap straps and buckets and has been officially converted with web rear attachment straps. The pack with issue stamp “3 OX” and also a name A.H. Moxey. I have left all leather work as I acquired it. Displays well and is a good representation. The overall condition is good the leather remains supple.
WW1 1914 Pattern Equipment 1915 Dated Belt. A rare large size example with clear 1915 date and complete with all four rear straps. The inside with issue stamp indicating Rifle Brigade. Slight wear leather remains supple and soft.
WW1 1914 Pattern Equipment Bayonet Frog. A good example of the regulation pattern complete with retaining strap and tang. Faint issue stamp possibly 1915.
WW1 1914 Pattern Equipment Belt. A good untouched brown leather example. Complete with all four rear straps and brass Snake clasp. Leather supple dusty.
WW1 1914 Pattern Equipment Side Bag. 5th Bn Royal Irish Rifles Gallipoli A very rare example of the correct web side bag, with leather straps. Complete with all six brass buckles (2 detached but present), Leather fixing straps to the flap, these dated 1915, leather tangs, for attachment, when used as a back pack. The inside of the flap with WD issue stamp, also 3 15 (March 1915) and stamps for the 5th Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers. Complete with cotton dividing to the interior. GC leather supple to the tangs, dry to buckle attachments. The 5th Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers formed part of the New Army raised in Armagh in August 1914. On the 7th July 1915, as part of the 10th (Irish) Division, it embarked at Liverpool and sailed to Gallipoli via Mudros. Landing at Suvla Bay 7 August 1915.
WW1 1914 Pattern Equipment Side Bag. 5th Bn Royal Irish Rifles Gallipoli A very rare example of the correct web side bag, with leather straps. Complete with all six brass buckles (2 detached but present), Leather fixing straps to the flap, these dated 1915, leather tangs, for attachment, when used as a back pack. The inside of the flap with WD issue stamp, also 3 15 (March 1915) and stamps for the 5th Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers. Complete with cotton dividing to the interior. GC leather supple to the tangs, dry to buckle attachments. The 5th Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers formed part of the New Army raised in Armagh in August 1914. On the 7th July 1915, as part of the 10th (Irish) Division, it embarked at Liverpool and sailed to Gallipoli via Mudros. Landing at Suvla Bay 7 August 1915.
WW1 1914 Pattern Leather Belt. Dated 1915 A good supple leather example, retaining brass snake clasp. The rear now retaining two of the four straps. Faint makers stamp and date 1915. The max length is about 34 1/2 inches
WW1 1914 Pattern Leather Equipment Bayonet Frog 1915. A good example with makers stamp and date 1915. Complete with leather tang and retaining strap. GC. Good colour.
WW1 1914 Princess Mary Christmas Gift Tin Cigarettes Packet. An original example of the paper packet for cigarettes.
WW1 1914 Princess Mary Christmas Gift Tin. A good example, retaining most of the gilt finish. No splits, requires a light clean.
WW1 1914 Princess Mary Christmas Gift Tin. A good example, retaining most of the gilt finish. No splits,
WW1 1914 Red Overseas Chevron. A scarce sinle red chevrons on khaki backing representing 1914. Minor wear. GC.
WW1 1914 Star 1st Bn Seaforth Highlanders, Later Officer 18th (London Irish) London Regiment. Awarded to "2097 PTE A.T. TWEDDLE 1/ SEA HIGHRS". Retaining original ribbon. Captain Archibald Thomas Tweddle originally landed in France with the 1st Bn Seaforth Highlanders on the 7th November 1914. On the 21st July 1915 he was commissioned into the 1/18th Bn (London Irish) London Regiment. He appeared in a group photograph of the Battalion in the London Illustrated News on the 6th October 1915.
WW1 1914 Star Bar Trio of Miniature Medals. A good set remaining mounted as originally worn
WW1 1914 War Department Issue Large Boot Brush. A very scarce example of the issue pattern with clear 1914 issue stamp. Some wear GC.
WW1 1914/15 Star Medal Ribbon Uniform Bar. A good period example, retaining pin fitting.
WW1 1915 "Nelson Copper" Cross. Produced by the Sailors Society 1915 as a fund raising item.
WW1 1915 9th Bn (Queen Victoria's Rifles) London Regiment Casualty 1914/15 Star Medal. Awarded to 2336 PTE B.H. CLARKE 9-LOND R. Private Basil Heathcote Clarke a native of Muswell Hill London landed in France on the 20th January 1915 and was Killed in Action on the 6th March 1915.
WW1 1915 British Army Issue Trench Whistle. A good example, by Hudson of Birmingham with clear 1915 date stamp. Now fitted with an associated leather strap.
WW1 1915 British Army Medical Needle Case. Small chromed box used for the storage of a needle. Clear WD Arrow and 1915 date.VGC
WW1 1915 British Officer's Trench Whistle. A good example by example by Hudson of Birmingham with clear 1915 stamp. Complete with original leather strap. Slight wear GC.
WW1 1915 British Officer's Trench Whistle. A good example by example by Hudson of Birmingham with clear 1915 stamp. Slight wear GC.
WW1 1915 Canadian CEF Issue Trench Periscope and case. A rare CEF issue example. The square blackened metal body, with sliding covers for the mirror. Complete with original polished brown leather case. This with clear issue details of General Leather Goods Limited Toronto 1915. Also with scratched initials RJT. VGC. Length overall
WW1 1915 Christmas Card Sent Home From France. This card was sent home by a soldier at Lille 1915. Writing to reverse. GC. Clean
WW1 1915 Dated Map of Hazebouck Belgium A good original official War Department issue map, dated 1915. Some age wear GC.
WW1 1915 Dated Map of Ypres A good example of the War Department map showing the area around Ypres. Dated 1915 Some age wear GC.
WW1 1915 Leather Ammunition Pouch A good supple example of the Other Rank's issue. With clear 1915 stamp to the inner flap. GC.
WW1 1915 Princess Mary Christmas Card. A good clean original example
WW1 1915 Princess Mary Gift Tin Christmas Card. This good clean example is dated 1915 and is complete with the small photograph of Princess Mary. GC.
WW1 1915 War Department Issue Spurs. A scarce pair with clear 1915 date. Complete with leather straps. Some age wear, require a clean.
WW1 1916 British Army Trench lantern and Case A scarce example of the large folding lantern, with four panels. Oval plaque with 1916 date to the front. Complete with metal storage tin, bearing an oval plaque with matching date 1916. Original silvered finish, average age wear.
WW1 1916 Admiralty / Royal Marine Issue Boot Brush. A rare example, with clear 1916 stamp and ADMY. Used but near VGC
WW1 1916 Battle of Jutland “Spink” Medallion. A very fine example of the alloy medal issued by Spink of London.
WW1 1916 British Army Issue Map of the Lens Area. A good used example, being a scale of 1/100,000. Titled Lens. Some use GC.
WW1 1916 British Officer's Trench Whistle & Strap. A good example by A. De.Courcy & Co of Birmingham with clear 1916 stamp. Retaining original leather strap. GC.
WW1 1916 dated 1908 Webbing Water Bottle Carrier. A good example, with clear 1916 issue stamp. Complete with all straps, press stud in working condition. The webbing is covered in mud and requires cleaning.
WW1 1916 Issue Officer's Trench Whistle. A good issue example, by Hudson of Birmingham. GC.
WW1 1916 Issue Officer's Trench Whistle. A good issue example, by Hudson of Birmingham. GC.
WW1 1916 RFC Lieut William Leefe Robinson VC Zep Killer Booklet. A scarce copy of the small booklet published by St. Jame's Press of London. This being a photographic booklet showing the wrecked Zeppelin shot down by Leefe Robinson VC. Minor wear GC.
WW1 1916 Royal Field Artillery Casualty Group of Medals and plaque. Awarded to “45340 Gnr R.T. Thorley RFA”. Comprising: 1914/15 Star, Victory Medal, Bronze Memorial Plaque “Robert Thomas Thorley” GC. Private Robert Thomas Thorley a native of Eastbourne died on the 23rd August 1916.
WW1 1916 Tanks in Action Picture Book. This book was published by Valentines 1916 and the book is shaped as the picture shows with an advancing tank. Some papers appear to be missing, but remains a great display item for a Tank Corps Collector.
WW1 1917 1903 Pattern Economy webbing Waist Belt A very good example, unblancoed with clear makers stamp of "ME Co 1917" Retaining brass furniture.
WW1 1917 1st Bn Royal Scots Large Pack. An example of the 1908 web equipment large pack, this example has had holes punched into the rear tags to be worn with the 1914 pattern leather equipment. To the underside of the flap is a clear 1917 date stamp and issue stamp for the 1st Bn Royal Scots. Some age and storage wear.
WW1 1917 British Army issue Boot Brush. This example with makers details and 1917 stamp to the wood. GC has been used.
WW1 1917 British Officer's Trench Whistle. A good example by example by A. De.Courcy & Co of Birmingham with clear 1917 stamp. Fitted with a contemporary chain. Slight wear GC.
WW1 1917 Dated Pattern Wolseley Pattern Foreign Service Helmet An outstanding untouched example of the issue pattern helmet. khaki cloth material with ten fold pagri The interior is with leather sweatband and retaining original 1917 paper label. Slightly dusty condition, one fracture to the left side back peak. Chinstrap absent. Retains a very good shape.
WW1 1917 Machete Leather Scabbard. A rare example of polished brown leather Clear date stamp to the reverse.
WW1 1917 Pattern British Army Trench Cap. A very good typical example of the pattern of woollen cap worn by the British Army during the Great War. Complete with General Service brass buttons and correct thin brown leather chinstrap. The interior with full oilcloth lining. Evidence of a slider badge having been worn. Small moth nips to the peak. GC clean condition.
WW1 1917 War Department issue Whistle A good example by Hudson fitted with chain.
WW1 1918 1903 Pattern Leather Holster. Brown leather with clear 1918 issue stamp. Leather remains in good clean condition. PLEASE NOTE fittings and loops to reverse removed.
WW1 1918 215th Company Machine Gun Corps Divisional Badged 1902 Pattern Tunic. A very rare originally badged tunic worn by a Sergeant of the Machine Gun Corps, believed to have served with the 215th Company. The tunic is of the 1902 pattern, with double pleat below the stand and full collar. To each sleeve a green felt cross Divisional Badge approx 3 inches long believed to be that of the 215th Coy. (Waring's Pamphlet No.2 Item D623) and Sergeant chevrons. The right sleeve with the addition of a MG cloth proficiency badge and three blue overseas service chevrons. Complete with MGC brass buttons. (one detached but present) The interior with white cotton linings, with WD issue stamp and name "Sgt Marland". Also retaining large part of the original paper issue label this with part date indicating 1918. Remains in superb clean condition. The 215th Coy MGC served with the 58th (2/1st London) Division.
WW1 1918 Balkan News Paper A scarce copy of the edition published on the 26th October 1918. Single sheet, printed double sided.Some minor age wear.
WW1 1918 British Army Christmas Card. A good example the interior with badges of the 17, 38, 33 and 21st Divisions. Slight wear. Printed in Paris.
WW1 1918 British Army Issue First Field Dressing. A very good example with clear issue date. This pattern carried in the field dressing pocket of the 1902 trench tunic. Unopened VGC.
WW1 1918 British Army Trench Periscope. An example by R & J Beck. Dated 1918. Brass body with wood screw handle. Optics good, brass has been polished. Clean condition.
WW1 1918 British Army WD Issue Pocket Compass. A very good clean example made by Dennison of Birmingham. Clear WD arrow and 1918 date. VGC.
WW1 1918 Dated Pocket Compass. This pocket watch style compass with clear WD issue stamp and 1918 date. Silver plating worn to the brass in parts. From the estate of Lt Col William Oddie DSO TD 5th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment.
WW1 1918 Imperial German / Austrian Camouflage Helmet. A good original example, retaining a large amount of its original unusual pained camouflage finish. The interior retaining two of the leather pads attached to the metal band. One pad dated 1918. Complete with canvas chinstrap as photographed. Overall GC Sleepy untouched condition.
WW1 1918 Issue Map Case. A very rare example of the issue pattern brown leather map case. This example with correct period pattern press studs and clear issue stamp. "R.W.Stiby 1918". GC.
WW1 1918 Member of the British Empire MBE Ladies Badge Medal A good silver example with hallmarks for London 1918, contained in original Garrard & Co leather and velvet lined case. Fitted with a Civil Division Ladies Bow.
WW1 1918 Montgomeryshire Yeomanry, The Royal Welsh Fusiliers "Cardiff Pals" Officer Casualty Medal Group. This group was awarded to Second Lieutenant John Morris Davies, who had originally served with the Montgomeryshire Yeomanry and was later Commissioned into the 16th (Cardiff City) Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal "2 LIEUT J.M. DAVIES" (Box of issue), Bronze Memorial Plaque "John Morris Davies". Condolence forwarding letter for medals. Portrait Photograph. Second Lieutenant John Morris Davies, volunteered for service with the Montgomeryshire Yeomanry landed in Egypt on the 15th March 1916. Selected for a commission he was appointed on the 29th May 1917 and joined the 16th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. He was Killed in Action on the 8th October 1918 and now remembered at the Vis-En-Artois Memorial France.
WW1 1918 RAF 1st Pattern Khaki Officer’s Tunic. A rare transitional example of the 1st pattern RAF tunic introduced on the creation of the RAF on the 1st April 1918. This example conforms to the regulation pattern, with rank lace to the cuff indicating a Lieutenant, with matching gilt cuff eagle and crowns. The left breast with a fine elegant pair of 1918 pattern RAF Pilots wings. The cloth waist belt with the correct single stud, brass buckle. The overall condition is good clean condition with no major cloth damage. It is interesting to note that on the creation of the RAF on the 1st April 1918, an order was given to Officers that the RFC or Regimental uniform could be continued to be worn for the duration of the war, however Officers were encourage to adopt the new pattern, a large number of Officers not wishing to go to the expense of the purchase of the new pattern had existing tunics converted, this appears to be the case with this tunic. Close examination reveals collar dogs have been worn and the shade of the waist belt slightly different. Looking at the wear and colour match and natural fading there is no doubt that this is a 1918 official conversation and makes it a rarer than a normal example of the pattern
WW1 1918 RAF Bullion Pilot Wings. An elegant and rare pair of bullion pilots wings, of the pattern worn on the 1st pattern light blue tunic. Padded, the bullion good, minor wear GC. This pattern was introduced on the creation of the RAF in 1918. Intended to be worn on the light blue tunic. This pattern of wings are also seen worn on the RAF Khaki Officer's Uniform. The black edging cloth is a further indication of an early issue.
WW1 1918 RAF Ist Pattern Officer's Cap. A very good clean example, tailored with the all metal "J.R. Guant" pattern cap badge. The interior with leather sweatband and silk lining. The lining part shot. Retains a good shape, no major moth damage, few small nips to the welt of the crown.
WW1 1918 RAF Other Rank's Khaki Cap. A rare example of the khaki cloth cap, with patent leather peak and chinstrap. Complete with red cotton embroidered short lived 1st pattern cap badge. The interior with oilskin lining, this with issue stamp. Some service wear, small rip to the center of the badge near the eagle. This pattern of khaki cap was first used by the RNAS for land service, it is interesting to note, that this example is fitted with a pair of brass anchor buttons, which would indicate the owner was ex RNAS. The cap was adopted by the RAF on its creation on the 1st April 1918, with the embroidered badge, which was quickly replaced by the brass cap badge.
WW1 1918 RAF Royal Air Force 1st Pattern Embroidered RAF Cap Badge A good rare padded example of the pattern of badge introduced on the formation of the RAF. Red embroidery on black, complete with original backing cloth. GC. Please note restoration to the red cotton edging. Introduced on the creation of the RAF in April 1918 and worn for a short time before the introduction of the metal RAF cap badge
WW1 1918 RAF Royal Air Force 1st Pattern Embroidered RAF Cap Badge A good rare padded example of the pattern of badge introduced on the formation of the RAF. Red embroidery on black. GC Introduced on the creation of the RAF in April 1918 and worn for a short time before the introduction of the metal RAF cap badge
WW1 1918 RFC / RAF Cowl Pattern Flying Helmet A very good example of the light brown chrome leather balaclava multi panel helmet. Side ear flaps with front rolls. Forehead tightening straps and buckles. Leather and cord tightening chin strap. The interior with chamois crown and lower section. Bearing ‘WD’ issue stamp. Retaining most of the central fur section, but some loss. The leather remains very supple and a good colour. Better than the average condition for this type of helmet.
WW1 1918 Royal Air Force Cloth Embroidered Pilots Wings. A good pair which have been worn, moth nips to the edge.
WW1 1918 Royal Air Force RAF Officer's Cap Badge by Gaunt. A good clean example retaining original backing plate and Gaunt makers details. Clean condition.
WW1 1918 Royal Air Force RAF Officers Gaunt Cap Badge. A very good example, retaining original backing plate with J.R. Gaunt makers details. VGC Clean condition, gilt remains bright and fresh.
WW1 1918 SMLE rifle curved 20 Round Trench Magazine. A very rare example of the brown grained leather curved pouch. Full front flap secured by two brass studs. Rear fitted with two 1914 pattern hanging belt straps. Internal maker’s stamp dated “1918”.
WW1 1918 Womens Royal Air Force WRAF Shoulder Eagle Badge. A rare example of white cotton embroidery onto black. Some moth nips to the edge. Has been worn GC. Worn 1918 to 1921.
WW1 1918 WRAF Womens Royal Air Force 1st pattern Cap Badge. A rare and very good example of the pattern of badge introduced on the formation of the WRAF in 1918. This padded example retains the black wax cotton backing. Good clean undamaged condition.
WW1 1918 WRAF Womens Royal Air Force 1st pattern Cap Badge. A rare and very good example of the pattern of badge introduced on the formation of the WRAF in 1918. This padded example retains the canvas backing.
WW1 1st / 8th Bn Manchester Regiment Officer's Miniature Medal Trio. This miniature Medal group, 1914/15 Trio is engraved to the reverse "LIEUT F.J.T. MURDOCH 1/8TH BN MANCHESTER REGT". Remains mounted as worn. Lieutenant Frederick James Templeton Murdoch sailed for Egypt on the 24th April 1915, the 1/8th (Ardwick) Battalion Territorial Force Landed in Gallipoli on the 6th May 1915.
WW1 1st Bn Kings Own Scottish Borderers KOSB 1917 Casualty Pair of Medals. This pair were awarded to 25999 Pte J Robb KOSB. GC. Private James Robb a native of Glasgow was Killed in Action on the 23rd April 1917 whilst serving with the 1st Bn. He is remembered on the Arras Memorial. He is confirmed as being awarded the pair only.
WW1 1st City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders) Gallipoli Veteran 1914/15 Medal Trio. Awarded to 3559 CPL V SMITH 1-CO OF LOND YEO. Comprising: 1914/15 Star (PTE C. OF LOND YEO), British War Medal, Victory Medal (CPL 1-CO OF LOND YEO). Medals loose GC. Corporal Victor Smith is confirmed as embarking with the Regiment for Egypt on the 28th April 1915. In August the regiment was dismounted and landed at Gallipoli and remained there until December. Cpl Smith was released in July 1919.
WW1 1st Dragoon Guards Group of Three Medals. Awarded to 1DG-5861 Pte T.J. Wills 1-D.Gds. Comprising: 1914/15 Star, (Pte 1-D. Gds), British War Medal, Victory Medal, (Pte 1-D.Gds). GC. Private Thomas J. Wills landed in France on the 15th September 1915.
WW1 20th Hussars 1914 Star Group of Three. Awarded to "9525 CPL T.W. GUPPY 20-HRS". Comprising: 1914 Star "PTE", British War Medal, Victory Medal "CPL". Retaining original ribbons. Corporal Thomas W Guppy enlisted on the 31st December 1912 and landed in France with his Regiment on the 16th August 1914 and was discharged with the award of the Silver War Badge on the 2nd December 1918.
WW1 20th Hussars British War Medal. Awarded to "32496 Pte C. Lines 20-Hrs". Awarded BWM & VM.
WW1 24th Bn Australian Imperial Forces Original Attributed Photograph. This photograph shows a Private wearing Australian Imperial Forces Uniform. The back is signed "Rob Roy Rankin 5162". Image clear. 5162 Private Robert Roy Malcom Rankin enlisted in 1915 and embarked to France landing on the 21st December 1916 and joined the 24th Bn AIF. He was wounded in January 1918 and returned to Australia for discharge in July 1918.
WW1 24th Bn Australian Imperial Forces Original Photograph. This postcard photograph shows a full length study of an unknown Officer attributed to the 24th Bn AIF. Image clear
WW1 24th Bn Australian Imperial Forces Original Signed Photograph. This photograph shows Private Powter in Australian Uniform with Bn Div patch to the arm. Private Leslie Harold Powter was born in New South Wales and enlisted in 1916. He saw service in Palestine before landing in France in November 1917. After a shell in Hospital in January 1918, he returned to Australia He is confirmed as serving with the 24th Bn.
WW1 25th (Frontiersmen) Service Battalion, Royal Fusiliers Photograph A scarce postcard photograph of a member of the Battalion, clearly showing his Cap Badge. Faint ink signature right corner. GC
WW1 2nd Battalion The Buffs Eat Kent Regiment 1915 Officer Casualty Group of Medals. Awarded to Second Lieutenant Charles William Laing, a vetren of the Boer War who was Killed in Action on the 24th April 1915. Comprising:Queen’s South Africa Medal, 4 clasps, “Relief of Kimberley”, “Paardeberg”, “Driefontien”, “Transvaal”, “5706 CPL C LAING E. KENT REGT”, King’s South Africa Medal, two clasps, “South Africa 1901”, “South Africa 1902”, “CORPL”, 1914/15Star, “2 LIEUT C.W. LAING E.KENT R”, British War Medal, Victory Medal, “2 LIEUT”, Bronze Memorial Plaque “Charles William Laing”. Boer War medals mounted as worn. … Accompanied by a silver and bronze Regimental prize medal. Regimental Cap badge & shoulder title. … Original Soldiers small book. Second Lieutenant Charles William Laing, a native of Canterbury Kent enlisted on the 24th August 1898. on the 22nd December 1899 he embarked for South Africa. On the 10th March 1900 he was wounded with a gunshot wound to the chest at Driefontein. Returning to the Regiment he was promoted to Corporal in July 1900 and returned to the UK in October 1902. He saw service in China and in 1914 with the rank of Colour Sergeant was commissioned. He landed in France with the 2nd Battalion and was Killed in Action on the 24th April 1915. On the evening of the 23rd April the Battalion when into the line, east of the St Julien-Poelcappelle Road. Along side a Canadian unit, the Buffs took over the line vacated by the French and began rapid repairs to the trench, the Germans being less than 50 yards away. As day broke, it became clear the position was near untenable. Second Lieutenant Laing had a near miss when a rifle bullet passed through his cap, he was examining the cap with his Company Commander Captain Tomlinson when he was struck for a second time, this time the bullet passing through his head and killing him outright.
WW1 2nd Bn Cheshire Regiment 1915 Battle of Ypres Casualty Trio of Medals. Awarded to 12795 PTE W.B. WOOD CHES R. Retaining original ribbons GC. Private William Brown Wood a native of Stockport enlisted on the 1st September 1914 into the 10th Bn Cheshire Regiment and transferred to the 2nd Bn on the 9th April 1915. He landed in France on the 4th May 1915 and was Killed in Action during the 2nd Battle of Ypres on the 24th May 1915.
WW1 2nd Bn East Kent Regiment Casualty 1914/15 Star. Awarded to G-5140 PTE G.H. TWYMAN E. KENT R. Private George Henry Twyman a native of Margate landed in France on the 24th August 1915 and was Killed in Action on the 17th November 1916, with the 2nd Battalion.
WW1 2nd Bn Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Regiment Casualty 1914/15 Star. Awarded to "18276 PTE F QUARTERMAN OX & BUCKS L.I." Private Frederick Quarterman was a native of Setcomb Ridge Berkshire and enlisted at Sutton Courtney Oxfordshire. He was Killed in Action on the 14th October 1915 at Loos.
WW1 2nd Bn Royal West Kent Regiment Unique Memorial Plaque Issued to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice of “Alfred Henry Pettitt” GC. G/1069 Private Alfred Henry Pettitt Died on the 27th April 1916, he was a native of Tunbridge Wells Kent
WW1 2nd Bn Somerset Light Infantry Group of Medals. Awarded to "4726 Pte B.J. Brain Som L.I.". Comprising: British War Medal, India General Service Medal, clasp "Afghanistan NWF 1919" "Pte 2 BN Som L.I." GC Medals loose. .... Accompanied by a silver Buffalo Medal engraved and named to "Reginald J Brain". The single issue of the BWM is confirmed. Private Reginald John Brain enlisted into the Somerset Light Infantry in 1896. In 1899 he was posted to the East Indies and remained here until 1908. Returning to England he was posted to North China in October 1912 and in November 1913 the Regiment was posted to India, where Pte Brain remained until January 1920 when he returned to the UK for discharge. This appears to be his only medal entitlement.
WW1 2nd Life Guards Group of Four Medals. Awarded to 3010 TPR A COX 2-L GDS. Comprising: 1914/15 Star, "Tpr 2/L.GDS", British War Medal, Victory Medal, "Tpr 2-L.GDS", Defence Medal. The group remains mounted as originally worn. Some contact marks. Trooper Arthur Cox landed in France on the 12th August 1915.
WW1 4th Bn South Wales Borderers Gallipoli Veteran Casualty 1914/15 Star. Awarded to 13852 S. Mjr G. Halford S. Wales Bord. Retaining original ribbon. Regimental Sergeant Major G. Halford landed at Galipoli on the 19th July 1915. Wounded he was evacuated to Egypt and died of wounds on the 12th August 1915.
WW1 4th Field Battery Royal Artillery Officer's Private Purchase Steel Helmet. A rare example of the B pattern Brodie steel helmet shell, fitted with a private purchase lining. The exterior retaining original green painted finish and with Battery badge of the a RA red and blue diamond with gold lettering "IV F". The cotton lining is in good condition, but with stitching faults, that has made the head band loose. Chinstrap absent. GC.
WW1 55th (West Lancashire) Division 1902 OtherRanks Trench Tunic. A good and rare example, worn by RSM. Woods during the Great War. The tunic is the regulation pattern, with two pleats to the collar, no lining cloth to the inside collar or pocket flaps. To each arm a 55th Division Badge and large rank crown. The interior with part of the paper issue label and also with WD issue stamps. Also pencil name in two places "RSM Woods" The overall condition is good with no moth damage, but please note the rear central panel has been re-stiched during its working life. No brass shoulder titles are present. The tunic is a good mans size.
WW1 5th Battalion Wiltshire Regiment Gallipoli Casualty Group of Medals. This group was awarded to 17436 Pte W.T. Parker Wilts R. Comprising: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal. VGC. ... Also box lids for the BWM & VM. Private William Thomas Parker was Killed in Action on the 10th August 1915. On the 9th the Battalion moved through the night to take up new positions to the head of the Gulley to the right and some distance in front of a salient. Guided by a New Zealand Officer they arrived before sunrise (0300) and the men were told to dig into dugouts and make themselves comfortable as the position was quite safe. The men were taking it easy, when dawn broke, the position came under machine gun fire and 15 minutes later was charged by a Turkish attack, withdrawing down the gully, the Wiltshires came under machine gun fire, a climb down cliffs resulted in the same, some men lay among the dead and dying waiting for rescue, these were the lucky ones, but there wait would be for 16 days, before the position was retaken.
WW1 5th Bn Cheshire Regiment Territorial Long Service Group of Medals. Awarded to 240068 Pte F Wright 5/Ches R. Comprising: 1914/15 Star (1261 Pte Ches R), British War Medal, Victory Medal (1261 Cpl Ches R), Territorial Force Efficiency Medal (GVR), (240068 Cpl 5/Ches R). Medals loose GC. ... Accompanied by a Royal Army Temperance Medal Polished. Private Frederick Wright joined the 5th Bn Cheshire Regiment at Northwich in 1910 and embarked to France in February 1915. He served 3 years and three months in France before being wounded on the 30th April 1918, receiving a gunshot wound to the left thigh. He sent back to the UK and was discharged on the 13th March 1919.
WW1 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders Great War Memorial Plaque. Issued to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice of “Angus Thom” for his country. GC Believed to be Unique name. 240133 Private Angus Thom was Killed in Action on the 9th April 1917, whilst serving with the 5th Battalion, having landed in France on the 1st May 1915. He was born in Forres Morayshire.
WW1 5th/6th Bn Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 1917 Casualty Pair of Medals. This pair of medals were awarded to 8380 Pte P Rankin Sco Rif. GC. Private Peter Rankin was Killed in Action on the 14th April 1917. He is remembered on the Arras Memorial. Private Rankin when killed held he Regimental number 200954, both numbers are confirmed on the MIC. Also the CWGC shows the name Rankine. The name without the e is confirmed on the medals and Medal Index Card.
WW1 6th Bn London Regiment 1917 Casualty Pair. Awarded to "2795 CPL G. CLARKE 6-LOND R". Comprising: 1914/15 Star "PTE", British War Medal, "CPL". Medals loose original ribbons. Please Note BWM Officially re-impressed. Corporal George Clarke Landed in France on the 18th March 1915 and died of wounds on the 24th July 1917.
WW1 7th Bn Suffolk Regiment Unique Memorial Plaque. Issued to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice of “Samuel Thomas Butcher". GC. 43070 Private Samuel Thomas Butcher, served with the Suffolk Cyclist Bn, he died of wounds on the 14th October 1916, whilst serving with the 7th Bn. He enlisted at Sudbury Suffolk
WW1 87th Company Machine Gun Corps Military Medal Group of Three. Awarded to “84449 Pte A McNiven MGC” Comprising: Military Medal, “Pte 87 / Coy MGC”, British War Medal, Victory Medal. Medals loose GC. Private Archibald McNiven enlisted into the Machine Gun Corps and was posted to the 87th Company which embarked to Egypt to join the 29th Division. The announcement of the Military Medal appeared in the London Gazette on the 19th March 1918. He is confirmed as receiving the BWM & VM only.
WW1 9th Bn Devonshire Regiment Medal Pair. This pair were awarded to 1663 Pte L Edyvean Devon R. Comprising: Victory Medal, Territorial Force War Medal. GC.
WW1 9th Bn Lancashire Fusiliers 1917 Casualty Group of Medals. Awarded to 21220 Pte. J. Bostock Lan Fus. Comprising: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal (correct service number initial W.), Victory Medal, Bronze Memorial Plaque “James Bostock”. Medals loose GC. Private James Bostock a native of Smithy Bridge Nr Rochdale Manchester died on the 17th August 1917. At this time he was serving with the 9th BN
WW1 9th Bn Royal Fusiliers POW Wooden Picture Frame. The carved from is mounted with a photograph of a Corporal wearing dark blue POW uniformm Signed "Sincerely Cpl T.S. Archer 9th RF.". The reverse is carved "Friedrichsfeld 1914-1918". Support strap present but detached GC. Attributed to 7173 Corporal Thomas Sinclair Archer, who is believed to have been captured on the 1st December 1917.
WW1 Accrington Pals Casualty ID Dog Tags. This pair of dog tags were worn by Private Leonard Hingley. Details to each tag. "11 E.LANC 27289 L HINGLEY CE". Private Leonard Hingley first served with the 13th (1st Barnsley Pals) Bn of the York & Lancaster Regiment before transferring to the Accrington Pals and died of wounds on the 13th September 1917.
WW1 ANZAC Australian, New Zealand Gallipoli Interest. A very rare printed cotton scarf printed with the ANZACS storming upon the Gallipoli beaches, also decorated with medallions of battleships and text. Colours remain bright some storage wear dust effecting the back. Overall size 25 x 18 inches
WW1 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Cap Badge and Shoulder Titles Badges. A grouping comprising: Cap Badge with original backing tartan (one loop absent). ... Pair of brass shoulder titles. and a BWM & VM ribbon uniform ribbon bar.
WW1 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Slip on Cloth Shoulder Title Badge. A rare and good example. Minor wear.
WW1 Army Ordnance Corps 1914/15 trio of medals. Awarded to “01836 Pte. J. Brookes AOC” Comprising; 1914/15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal. Medals loose. GC Private John F Brookes landed in Egypt on the 1st October 1915.
WW1 Army Service Corps 1914/15 Star Medal. This example awarded to T1-2939 Sjt W.G. Jones ASC GC Sergeant William G Jones landed in France on the 21st August 1915 and was discharged and awarded the Silver War Badge
WW1 Army Service Corps 21st Division Ammunition column Watercolour. This primitive original watercolour on paper depicts transport of the ASC. One waggon with the Ammunition column device and 21st Division Badge. Signed Cecil Price 1918. 11 x 7 1/2 inches. Has been folded colours bright Possibly M2/074880 Corporal Cecil Price who served with the ASC in France being awarded the 1914/15 Trio.
WW1 Army Service Corps ASC Dog Tag / Bracelet. This example with the details of T368556bC.F. Smith ASC. Mounted onto a leather strap for wearing.
WW1 Army Service Corps ASC Officer's 49th Division Cuff Rank Tunic. A rare Divisional badged example worn by a Territorial Captain of the 49th (West Riding) Divison ASC. The tunic is is of the regulation pattern with ASC collar badges and buttons, the former with bronze T titles. To each sleeve embroidered white rose against blue cloth badges and to the cuff lace and stars, denoting Captain. The right cuff with the addition of four overseas service chevrons. The interior is fully lined. Overall near VGC with a small number of moth nips.
WW1 Army Service Corps M/T Section 1917 Christmas Card. This example sent home from France by a soldier of the ASC called Frank. Minor wear.
WW1 Army Service Corps Officer RAF 1914/15 Star. Awarded to S4-071930 Pte. C.W.J. Dodge ASC. Retaining original ribbon, this in dirty condition. Lieutenant William Henry James Dodge, began his military career with the ASC landing at Gallipoli on the 2nd October 1915. He later transferred to the Gordon Highlanders and was then commissioned into the Scottish Rifles before transferring to the RFC and RAF. He relinquished his commission in January 1919.
WW1 Army Service Corps Officer's Field Use Cuff Rank Tunic. A scarce heavy weight example, tailored by Burberry. Complete with bronze ASC collar badges, regimental buttons, Lieutenant rank lace and Stars to the cuff. The interior is tailored with a field dressing pocket and retains original cloth to be used when worn with the collar up. Minor age wear, retains a good colour and shape. The heavy weight of the tunic is typical of those worn in the front line trenches. This represents a very good example of the type.
WW1 Army Service Corps Other Rank's Denim Trench Cap. A good sleepy example of the pattern, with full cotton lining. Complete with brass General service pattern buttons, correct thin brown leather chinstrap and ASC Cap Badge. small area of fraying to the rear of the cap, not effecting the overall apperance.
WW1 Army Service Corps Pair of Medals. Awarded to M-333386 PTE. W. DANIELS A.S.C. Comprising British War Medal, Victory Medal and boxes of issue.
WW1 Army Service Corps Personalised Cap Badge. A good example complete with slider, this with the original owners name of "Corbett H" GC.
WW1 Army service Corps Silver ID Bracelet. This example with the engraved details of B.Bradley CofE ASC. The reverse with silver hallmark for Birmingham 1916.
WW1 Army Service Corps Silver War Badge. This example with the number B202503. Complete with pin Attributed to Staff Sergeant Robert James Gray a pre war regular soldier of the Army Service Corps, who landed in France on the 13th August 1914 and was discharged with the award of the Silver War Badge in April 1919.
WW1 Army Service Corps Slip on Cloth Shoulder Title. A good example complete with tape strap to the reverse.
WW1 Army Service Corps Soldiers Kit Bag. A scarce attributed example, grey canvass material with brass eyelets. To the front stenciled name "Jarvis W.C. ASC" with the later addition "Sgt". GC, used condition. It appears that only one man of this name serving with the ASC was awarded Great War Medals. This being William C Jarvis who landed in France on the 1st July 1917. He later served with the Labour Corps. The MIC shows him as a Private, but possible promoted on return to UK or rank was acting.
WW1 Army Veterinary Corps Soldier's ID Tag. Worn by SE18059 J PARKER AVC. Complete with original string. Private John Parker served overseas and was awarded the BWM & VM.
WW1 Ashington Sailors & Soldiers Tribute Medal. A scarce silver example depicting the Town name, a Sailor and a Soldier. Stamped Silver unnamed as awarded. Now fitted with a removable silver coloured chain. Ashington is a town and civil parish in Northumberland
WW1 Attributed Gordon Highlanders 1902 Pattern Doublet Tunic & Tam O'Shanter Hat. A superb and exceptionally rare example worn by 201498 Lance Corporal James Smith.The 1902 Highland Regiment Tailored doublet (Does not appear to have been converted from lowland pattern) retains Gordon Highlanders buttons and Brass shoulder titles. Each sleeve with Lance Corporal Chevron with a brass grenade above (possibly indicating a Trench Bomber). To the left cuff a good conduct chevron and wound badge, to the right three blue overseas chevrons. Also to each sleeve of two Battalion light blue bars been worn. The interior with correct WD issue stamp and clear pencil regimental number. Fragments of paper issue label indicating made in Leeds and 191? (3 or 8). Remains in good clean fresh condition small moth holes not effecting the appearance. ... Accompanied by a regulation WW1 pattern Tam O'shanter this with clear pencil matching regimental number. Complete with Cap badge. GC 201498 Lance Corporal James Smith is confirmed as being awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal.
WW1 Attributed Officer's Campaign Wash Basin A scarce Great War period example used in the front line trenches by Lieutenant C. Roberts of the 11th Bn Royal Fusiliers. The wood zig zag frame supports a canvas basin. The frame, basin and storage bag all with name and Regiment. The overall condition is good, but please note one wood leg damaged (see photograph), storage bag heavy age wear, near relic condition. See uniform of Lt Charles Roberts for service details.
WW1 August 1918 British Army Trench Fighting Map A good scarce example, this being Sheet 51B NE scale 1/20,000 and clearly showing German Trench positions, corrected to the 28th August 1918. VGC.
WW1 August 1918 British Army Trench Fighting Map A good scarce example, this being Sheet 51B SE scale 1/20,000 and clearly showing German Trench positions, corrected to the 20th August 1918. Has been used Near VGC.
WW1 Australian 11th Bn Imperial Forces British War Medal. Awarded to 7340 PTE A HODGE 11BN A.I.F.. Disc only. Private Andrew Hodge was born in Adelaide and enlisted at Blackboy Hill, landing in France in January 1917. He is believed to have been wounded on three occasions before been sent home.
WW1 Australian 3rd Army Fund Raising Badge. A very good large example, retaining pin fitting. 3rd Army served at Gallipoli, the donkey maybe a reference to John (Jack) Simpson Kirkpatrick a stretcher bearer with the 1st Australian Division during the Gallipoli Campaign, who deeds, with his donkey helping wounded soldiers are a part of the "Anzac legend".
WW1 Battle of Mons Period Imperial German Wurttemberg Pork Pie Cap. A rare early example of the field grey Other ranks cap. The cap with scarlet piping and cap band. Complete with original cockades include Wurttemberg. The interior with leather sweatband and cotton lining, this with faint silver tailors stamp. Overall GC some storage wear.
WW1 Bedfordshire Regiment 1914/15 Star with Original Ribbon. Awarded to "4712 Pte A.H. Witheridge Bedf R.". Private Harry A Witheridge landed in Eygpt on the 10th August 1918 and also saw service with the Royal Engineers and Essex Regiment.
WW1 Berkshire Regiment Officer's Cuff Rank Tunic. A very good sleepy example, worn by a long serving Officer of the Royal Berkshire Regiment. Complete with bronze collar badges and Regimental buttons. To each cuff rank lace and stars of a Lieutenant. The cuffs with the addition of a bullion wound badge and three blue overseas chevrons. Minor wear, untouched condition.
WW1 Border Regiment Attributed Other Rank's KD Uniform. A rare attributed example worn by Sergeant John G Cavaghan of the Border Regiment. The KD tunic is of the regulation pattern with a stand and fall collar, with four pleats and tailored with breast pockets. The shoulder straps show evidence of three loop Territorial titles having been worn and loop provision for medal bar above the left breast pocket and a trade badge on the right cuff. To each sleeve removable Sergeant Chevrons. The interior with a ink stamped name "J.G. Cavaghan". Some service wear, otherwise near VGC. Sergeant John G. Cavaghan is confirmed as serving with the Border Regiment during the Great War with the rank of Lance Sergeant, he was a pre war regular soldier having served with the 3rd Bn in South Africa during the Boer War, this would explain the loops for medal bar. He embarked with his Battalion on the 10th September 1915 and was awarded the Territorial Efficiency Medal in 1919.
WW1 Brass Wound Badge. A very good example complete with backing late and split pin.
WW1 British 1914 Leather Equipment Holster. A very good example, dated 1916. Retaining both leather belt straps and brass buckle. Also brass pistol cleaning rod. Good colour GC.
WW1 British 1914 Leather Equipment Holster. A good worn example, dated 1916. Retaining both leather belt straps and brass buckle. Good dark brown colour.
WW1 British Army / Anzacs Issue Map of Beersheba. A rare original linen backed issue map, printed in 1915. The map shows Beersheba to the center and gives additional details of water supply etc. Scale 1:125,000. GC linen packing parting to parts. The Australian film The Lighthorsemen highlighted to difficulties in capturing Beersheba and the outstanding contribution made by the Anzac forces.
WW1 British Army 1902 Pattern Other Rank's Trench Tunic. A very good and now scarce example, khaki wool material, retaining as issued stand and fall collar and tailored with two pleats below the collar. The shoulder straps show evidence of Territorial titles having been worn. The interior lining with the correct pattern WD issue stamp and retaining a large part of the original paper makers label. Superb clean condition, moth free.
WW1 British Army 1908/14 Equipment Large Pack. A rare example of the large pack that can be used with the 1908 web equipment and the 1914 Leather equipment. This example retains four steel buckets and the rear tangs with holes for the 1914 equipment. Bears a name of "G.H. Jewell" also a faint regimental number. GC dusty condition.
WW1 British Army 1914 Equipment Large Pack. A rare example of the web large pack, with clear 1915 date. Retaining leather straps to the flap, but please note only retaining four (one detached) of six brass buckets. GC dusty condition.
WW1 British Army 1915 Dated Sam Browne Belt. A rare dated example, complete with brace strap. Clear maker's stamp and date 1915. Also an ink name of "F.W.J. Black Army Dental Corps." Leather supple GC.
WW1 British Army 1915 Issue Cloth Ammunition Bandolier. A rare period example, with makers details of "W.B. Dec 15 - 46. B". I believe this to indicate made December 1915 possibly batch 46.B. The bandolier has only one red ink filling date this for February 1918. Complete with buttons. GC slight wear. It is very rare to get these cloth bandoliers with only WW1 filling dates, more common to find later dates into WW2 and the 1950's.
WW1 British Army 1917 Issue Trench Whistle. A good original example by J. Hudson of Birmingham with clear 1917 stamp. GC.
WW1 British Army 1918 Compass. This is an issue example of the pocket watch pattern. Clear WD issue stamps and 1918 date. Wear to the plating of the case.
WW1 British Army B Pattern Brodie Steel Helmet. A very good clean example, the shell retaining original green sand painted finish. The interior with oilcloth lining, this with pink Brodie stamp. To the crown felt cushion with rubber ring padding. Complete with leather chinstrap. Few moth nips to the felt otherwise an exceptional example.
WW1 British Army B Pattern Brodie Steel Helmet. A superb clean example, the shell retaining original green sand painted finish. The interior with oilcloth lining, this with pink Brodie stamp. To the crown felt cushion without rubber ring padding, indicating a pre 1917 example. Also to the crown the original paper label. Complete with original leather chinstrap. Very good clean condition.
WW1 British Army Body Band Circa 1915. An extremely rare piece of personal kit, being a body band made of silver grey material matching that used for the issue shirt. The band is secured by three buttons. This item was intended to prevent soldiers getting a chill to the kidneys originally an issue piece of kit, they were in short supply and the War Department put out a call for examples to be knitted and sent to the front. The ceased to be issued Circa 1917.
WW1 British Army Early Battle of the Somme Period A Pattern Brodie Helmet. A example of the raw edge Brodie helmet. This example retaining a large amount of the original light green painted finish. Complete with original two piece leather chinstrap. Lining now absent. Leather dry.
WW1 British Army Gas Rattle A good clean example, with 1918 issue stamp to the handle.
WW1 British Army Issue Brodie Steel Helmet. A good clean pre 1917 issue example of the "B" pattern Brodie helmet. Retraining original green painted grit finish to the shell. The interior with original oilcloth liner and felt pad. Complete with original leather chinstrap. The shell is stamped with a B indicating the steel was made by Bury's & Co Ltd of Sheffield, who supplied from 1916 to 1918.
WW1 British Army Issue P.H. Gas Hood Bag. A rare used example, example, retaining the three flat brass buttons to the shoulder strap. Some service wear, otherwise Good used condition. From the Estate of Gunner Kirkwood.
WW1 British Army July 1918 Trench Map. A good example of map 27 S.E. (Western Half) St.Sylvestre & Borre. With the trenches corrected as 8th July 1918. This example also with some pencil marks.
WW1 British Army Leather Jerkin. A very good and rare example of the pattern worn by the British Tommy in the front line. Brown leather, with correct style grey wool lining. Fitted with plain leather buttons and to the inside of the eyelets leather edging. Very Good condition.
WW1 British Army Officer's Water Bottle. A good clean example, the alloy bottle retaining all the felt covering. Fitted to a short leather strap and retaining original stopper. Near moth free.
WW1 British Army Overseas Chevrons 1914-1918. A scarce complete set of overseas chevrons as worn red for 1914 and four blue 1915 to 1918. Has been worn one small moth hole otherwise GC. Attributed to Staff Sergeant Robert James Gray a pre war regular soldier of the Army Service Corps, who landed in France on the 13th August 1914 and was discharged with the award of the Silver War Badge in April 1919.
WW1 British Army Overseas Service Chevrons. A good one piece made example, with one red and two blue chevrons, indicating 1914 service plus two further years. Has been worn GC.
WW1 British Army Private Purchase Life Guard Trench Periscope and case. A good used example, the periscope retaining mirror plates, these with some wear, also original canvas case. Overall GC. Bag in good condition no damage.
WW1 British Army Staff Officer's Cap. A good example tailored by Herbert Johnson. Khaki material with black peak, with single row of oak leaves. Complete with original Royal Crest bullion cap Badge. Few small moth nips not effecting the overall appearance.
WW1 British Army Trench Map Poperinghe. trenches Corrected 11th July 1918. A good used example of Map 28 NW 3 , scale 1/10,000 showing the front line trenches, complimented by a number of pencil marks of the original user. The date would indicate used during the 3rd Battle of Ypres. Overall GC, one section of fold now ripped through use.
WW1 British Army WD Stamped Leather Jerkin. A very rare example of brown leather, with correct silver grey wool lining. Fitted with plain leather buttons and to the inside of the eyelets clear WD ink stamps. These of the correct pattern for the Great War period. Very clean condition, leather supple. Please note the jerkin with professional repairs see photographs.
WW1 British Army Wristwatch Trench Cover. A good and unusual shaped metal example of the private purchase pattern used to protect the glass of a wristwatch.
WW1 British Army Wristwatch Trench Cover. A good metal example of the private purchase pattern used to protect the glass of a wristwatch. Bearing Registration stamp GC.
WW1 British Army Wristwatch Trench Cover. A good metal example of the private purchase pattern used to protect the glass of a wristwatch. Bearing Registration stamp GC.
WW1 British Life Guard Trench Periscope. A superb complete example of the private purchase periscope. This example retains spare mirror plates, canvas carrying case and instruction sheet. All contained in original card box. Box with a little wear, otherwise VGC.
WW1 British Life Guard Trench Periscope. A very good clean example of the private purchase periscope. This example, complete with original canvas bag. Slight wear near VGC.
WW1 British Military StopWatch by Lemania A good working example the face signed Lemania. The case stamped with WD arrow TP 1/10. Sold as a historical item only.
WW1 British Nurse with French Red Cross Group of Three Medals. This unusual group was awarded to Claude St. John Garle Miller, a civilian who volunteered his services to the French Red Cross. Comprising: British War Medal, (C.St J G Miller), legion d'honneur, reconnaissance francaise medal (Gold class). Mounted as originally worn. .... Accompanied by contemporary mounted miniature medals. ... Also a bronze medallion. Overall GC rosette crown missing to the reconnaissance francaise medal Claude St. John Garle Miller was born in 1883 and at the outbreak of WW1 volunteered his services to the French Red Cross. His MIC confirms he served as a nurse and shows the issue of the Victory Medal. However another French Cross issue card shows no VM issued. Looking at the group and miniatures it would appear he was awarded the BWM only.
WW1 British Officer's Trench Fighting Revolver Holster. A very rare example, the leather holster, with khaki cloth covering. The reverse with belt loop that could accommodate the Sam Browne belt and possibly 1908 web belt. Good used condition. The Mills equipment company supplied by private purchase web equipment to Officers during the Great War and this appears to be modeled on the type
WW1 British Red Cross & St John Ambulance Great War Medals. Awarded to “S.A. Tucker BRCS & OSJJ”. Comprising: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal. Medals loose ... Accompanied by a BRCS Medal attached to the Victory Medal, the reverse engraved “4953 Samuel A Tucker”. The Red Cross Records show that Samuel Arthur Tucker served as an Orderly landing in France on the 16th August 1915. It appears that at his own request he returned to the UK on the 29th February 1916.
WW1 British Red Cross Drivers ID Bracelet. This alloy example is engraved "W.C. Ford 10939 B.R.C.". Complete with chain. William Charles Ford a native of Reading Volunteered for service with the Red Cross on the 28th October 1916. He served as a Motor Ambulance Driver and ended his service on the 31st March 1919.
WW1 British Tommy Circa 1915 Photograph Print. This famous image of a British Tommy was printed Circa 1915 and was aimed to be used on the homefront. Often seen with various cap badges drawn to the cap for different regions of the UK. The illustration was used on trade calendars shop advertising etc. Slight wear GC Image clear. Size 5 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches.
WW1 British Tommy's English Russian Conversation Book. A scarce example of a private purchase book, often purchased by Officer's and enlisted men operating in that part of operations. Original blue cloth covers GC Published by G.M. Folks of London.
WW1 British Trench Wrist Watch Anti Shrapnel Cover Guard. A unusual design example of white metal with registration mark.
WW1 British Trench Wrist Watch Cover Guard. A good example of the wristwatch guard, accompanied by a silver plated wrist watch THIS IS NOT IN WORKING CONDITION AND SOLD AS SEEN. The cover is a good fit.
WW1 British War Department Issue Personalised First Field Dressing A rare early war example. Although no packing date is present, the reverse has been personalised See photograph. GC.
WW1 Canada 124th CEF Bronze Cap Badge Complete with loops, now flat, otherwise GC.
WW1 Canada 58th Overseas Bn Memorial Plaque. Issued to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice of Wilfred Thomas Skinner. Please note hole at 12 o'clock. Private Wilfred Thomas Skinner died on the 26th February 1916.
WW1 Canadian 8 CEF Personal ID Bracelet & Badges. A brass ID bracelet stamped 234528 W.J. Bazley 8th Can Inf Bn P. ... Accompanied by a C/8 collar badge and a Canada Cap Badge on loops. GC. Private William John Bazley had formally served with the Devonshire Regiment and volunteered for service with the CEF on the 29th March 1916
WW1 Canadian CEF Eastern Ontario Regiment Great War Memorial Plaque. Issued to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice of “William Edward Cullen” for his country. GC Unique name. Private William Edward Cullen was Killed in Action on the 9th September 1916, whilst serving with the 2nd Battalion. He enlisted on the 23rd August 1915, his trade given as accountant
WW1 Canadian Engineers Cap Badge. Complete with loops. Slight wear.
WW1 Cheshire Regiment Gallipoli Veteran 1914/15 Star. Awarded to 114469 PTE E POOLE CHES R" Pte Eli Poole is confirmed as landing at Gallipoli with the Cheshire REgiment on the 13th July 1915. He later served with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers and Royal Engineers.
WW1 Cheshire Regiment Group of Three Medals. Awarded to 3899 Private Ernest Meek Cheshire Regiment. Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal, Special Constabulary Medal (Ernest Meek). The last medal complete with box indicating service with Cheshire Police. Confirmed as being awarded the pair only for Great War service. He was also awarded a Silver War Badge.
WW1 Cheshire Regiment Officer's British War Medal. Awarded to "LIEUT R.L. DAMPIER-BENNETT" Confirmed as serving with the Cheshire Regiment and was appointed Lieutenant in May 1918.
WW1 Circa 1915 British Army Issue Gas Goggles. A superb and very rare pair of Gas Goggles introduced in May 1915. This pair retain sponge eye padding and original elasticated strap, with hook and eye adjustment. VGC. Probably one of the rarest items of British Army Gas equipment See the Imperial War Museum online collection for an illustration of a similar pair. Introduced circa May 1915, they were deemed obsolete with the introduction of the Small Box Respirator in August 1916.
WW1 City of London Royal Field Artillery Badged 1902 Pattern Other Rank's Tunic. A rare original badged example, worn by a Sergeant Signaller. The tunic is a standard 1902 pattern with two pleats to the collar. To each shoulder strap an overlay of blue cloth (possibly a Battery designation) , with brass "T/RFA/City of London" shoulder titles. To each sleeve Sergeant chevrons, surmounted by an artillery gun, the right sleeve with the addition of crossed flags. The cuff to this sleeve with two overseas service chevrons. The interior with correct WD issue stamp and traces of paper issuing label. Field Dressing pocket has been opened. The royal Artillery buttons and all brass badges are toned to the same colour indicating this is an original set. The sergeants chevrons appear to be a slight mismatch as worn, this indicates to me this is a field worn tunic and not a tailored demob jacket. Three moth holes to the front waistband, not effecting the overall appearance when displayed with a belt. Batteries of the City of London RFA served on the Western Front.
WW1 Coldstream Guards Brodie Helmet with Original Cover. A rare untouched original example of a B pattern Brodie helmet with rim retaining original cloth covering, retaining original Cap Badge of the Coldstream Guards. The interior retains the early pattern pre 1917 felt cushion without rubber ring. Also with original leather chinstrap. Linner absent. Overall GC untouched original condition.
WW1 Collectibles Listing Saturday 16th September Dear Old Blighty is pleased to announce a large dedicated listing of WW1 Collectibles including uniform, headdress, equipment, medals and personal items
WW1 Crashed Airship Zeppelin LZ85 souvenir Napkin Ring. A well crafted napkin ring, made from airship alloy in the form of a strap and buckle. Clearly stamped LZ 85 SALONICA 5.5.16. GC. LZ85 was launched on the 12th September 1915. Under the Command of Hptm Scherzer It’s main theatre of Operations was the Eastern Front. It took part in three raids on Salonika, being lost on the 5th May 1916 as a result of enemy action. All the crew were made POWs.
WW1 Daily Mail War Map of the Front Arras A good example produced for the Home Front by the Daily Mail. Overall GC but some rips to the folds. Colour good.
WW1 Discharge Certificate Envelope. An original WD envelope for the keeping Great War discharge certificate service book etc. This example dated 16th October 1919. Minor wear GC.
WW1 Divisional Brodie B Pattern Helmet. A rare example possibly worn by a soldier of the 1/9th Bn Middlesex Regiment (Waring's Pamphlet No. 2 No. D245). The shell retains the original green painted finish and to each side is painted a Divisional badge of a scarlet and dark yellow square with a dark yellow diamond above. The interior retains oilskin lining, with felt crown pad, tailored without ring indicating a pre 1917 issue. Now with only part of the chinstrap. Untouched original condition.
WW1 Dorset Yeomanry Other Rank’s Trench Cap. A rare example with the regimental distinction of the original green cap band and bronzed other rank’s badge. Complete with thin chinstrap and a full oil skin lining to the interior. Overall good condition with a small amount of wear.
WW1 Durham Light Infantry Other Rank's Denim Trench Cap. A good example of the pattern, with oilskin and cotton lining. Complete with Rifle pattern buttons, correct thin brown leather chinstrap and DLI Cap Badge. Overall good condition with no fraying.
WW1 Early 1920's RFC / RAF Observer's Brevet Badge A good flat example, of the shape and style worn in the Great War and into the early 1920's VGC.
WW1 East Surrey Regiment Attributed Cut Throat Razor & Case. A very good example of the regulation razor with details "ES 1152". These details are also stamped to the original card case. Very rare to get matching razor and original case. Attributed to 1152 Sergeant Joseph A Bignell a territorial soldier of the East Surrey Regiment who was awarded the BWM, VM, TFWM,TEM. Can only be posted to a UK address.
WW1 East Surrey Regiment Medals & Dog Tags. British War Medal, Victory Medal and Dog Tags attributed to 33449 Corporal G.V. Newell East Surrey Regiment. Complete with original silk ribbons and upper section of forwarding box. GC. Confirmed pair only awarded
WW1 East Yorkshire Regiment Officer's Cuff Rank Tunic. A good trench weight example worn by a Territorial Second Lieutenant of the Regiment. The right cuff with two blue overseas service chevrons. Complete with Regimental collar badges, buttons and "T". The interior with lining. Overall good clean condition, one or two moth nips not effecting the overall appearance.
WW1 Expeditionary Force Canteens / Army Service Corps Medal Group This example was awarded to Private William Limb Comprising 1914/15 Star (436 Pte W Limb Ex Fce Can), British War Medal, Victory Medal, (A-367627 Pte ASC). Mounted as originally worn. Private Limb is confirmed as serving with both units and landed in France on the 8th June 1915
WW1 February 1918 Trench Map. This example is Sheet 62B and shows German trenches around Joncourt corrected to 8th February 1918. Scale 1/20,000. Some service wear GC.
WW1 Fifth Army Old Comrades Association Lapel Badge. A good gilt & enamel example with pin fitting. GC.
WW1 French Combatant's Cross (Croix du Combattant) A good example retaining original ribbon.
WW1 French Verdun Medal & Original Box. A good example, with original box bearing makers stamp.
WW1 Gallipoli Period Officers Gor-Blimey Trench Cap. A very rare light khaki example, tailored with ear and neck flap secured by the correct pattern open press studs, these with the typical brown covering. The chinstrap of matching cloth material. The interior with cotton lining. Overall condition is good, has been worn and now with age wear to the interior. Remains a very good rare display item. Typical design of the early Great War period Gallipoli and Palestine Campaign.
WW1 German Cross of Honour 1914-18 with swords for combatants A good clean example with the makers details of R.V.25 Pforzheim. to the reverse GC.
WW1 German Late War Erzat Binocular Case & Binocular. A rare example of the erzat binocular case, retaining leather belt loops, with impressed details and also instructions to the inside of the lid. Complete with a pair of binoculars of the correct pattern, this with wear.
WW1 Gift Tin From The Colonies. A good clean example of the tin given by the Colonies of Trinidad, Grenada and St Lucia. Originally would have contained chocolate. GC. Minor wear.
WW1 Hampshire Regiment Attributed Wolseley Pattern Foreign Service Helmet. Worn by Private Arthur Ernest. Gold originally of the 2nd Bn Ox & Bucks Light Infantry and later Hampshire Regiment. The helmet is of the regulation pattern, retaining cap to the crown. The interior with leather sweatband and to the lining of the crown name "A. Gold 18575 3rd Hant's". Please note that the crown to the helmet is now damaged, but with padding can retain a good shape, the pagri has been removed. Private Arthur Ernest Gold enlisted into the 2nd Bn OX & Bucks LI in September 1914, the following month on the 29th November 1914 he landed in France. He appears to have transferred to the Hampshire Regiment the 3rd Bn being the Depot Bn, where he was issued this helmet before embarking to the Middle East. The Regiment saw service at Gallipoli. Pte Gold was discharged on the 18th June 1916 as a result of sickness.
WW1 Highland Regiment Glengarry. A very good typical WW1 period example, with leather sweatband and wax cotton lining. Complete with original silk tails. Minor age wear. GC
WW1 Highland Regiment Hose Tops Ribbons. A scarce period pair of scarlet tape. VGC. From the estate of a Great War soldier of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
WW1 Imperial Australian Forces Memorial Plaque. This Memorial Plaque is named to "Edmond Pettitt". This unique named plaque was awarded to the family Private Edmond Pettitt who died of wounds on the 12th April 1918, whilst serving with the 2nd Bn AIF. He had embarked from Australia on HMAT Aences on the 30th December 1915.
WW1 Imperial German 1918 Field Dressing. A good unwrapped example with clear 1918 issue date.
WW1 Imperial German 452nd Regiment Shoulder Strap. A good example of the pattern worn on the field grey trench fighting tunic. GC
WW1 Imperial German 65th Regiment Shoulder Strap. A good example of the pattern worn on the field grey trench fighting tunic. GC
WW1 Imperial German 73rd Regiment Shoulder Strap. A good example of the pattern worn on the field grey trench fighting tunic. GC
WW1 Imperial German 87th Regiment Shoulder Strap. A good example of the pattern worn on the field grey trench fighting tunic. GC
WW1 Imperial German Early War Photographs of Soldiers. Two postcard sizephotographs each showing a soldier wearing Pickelhaubes, and equipment. Images clear.
WW1 Imperial German Gas Mask & Tin. A very good example, the treated leather face mask with circular eye lenses and complete with filter, this with the date 20 Jull 18. Retaining grey sprung canvas headband. Contained in original canister , retaining carrying straps and with pencil name to the base. Very clean
WW1 Imperial German Gas Mask. This example, is probably a battlefield pickup and has seen better days, the leather face mask is supple, but one eye piece is completely missing. The filter retains original painted finish and the mask has an old label attached.
WW1 Imperial German Iron Cross 2nd Class & Honour Cross Pair of Medals. These medals remain mounted as originally worn. GC.
WW1 Imperial German Late War Photographs of Soldiers. Two postcard sizephotographs each showing a soldier wearing steel helmets, one with gas mask on view. Images clear.
WW1 Imperial German Other Rank's Belt Buckle. A good untouched example, retaining the grey painted finish and leather tang. GC. From the Estate of Gunner Kirkwood.
WW1 Imperial German Prussian "Pork Pie" Cap A good untouched original example worn by an Other Rank of the Prussian Army. Retaining both National and State Cockade. The interior with cream cotton lining. Small moth nips. GC.
WW1 Imperial German Prussian Other Rank's Pickelhaube This example with grey metal fittings, complete with original helmet plate and spike. Now fitted with replacement chinstrap, National and State cockades. The interior with leather lining, the inside of the neck peak with issue stamps. Slight shrinkage to the leather of the peak, otherwise GC.
WW1 Imperial German Prussian Picklehaube Other Ranks Brass Helmet Plate. A good brass example, retaining original loops to the reverse. GC.
WW1 Imperial German Saxon Pickelhaube Plate. A grey metal example, retaining one of two loops to the reverse. Retains most of the grey painted finish. From the estate of Gunner Kirkwood
WW1 Imperial German Trench Fighting Knife. A good original example, the double edged 6 inch blade with spearpoint. Two piece wood grip and complete with original steel scabbard retaining leather belt loop. Leather retaining strap A/F. Minor rust spots GC. UK Sale Only Proof of age required.
WW1 Imperial German Uniform Belt Buttons A matching pair of buttons tailored to the rear of the tunic to accommodate the leather belt. Clean condition
WW1 Imperial German Water Bottle. A good sleepy untouched period "Battlefield pickup" example. Retaining original cover with pencil name. Complete with leather harness, attachment clip absent. GC.
WW1 Interest Original Lord Kitchener Fund Plaque. This small plaque states it is the property of the Lord Kitchener National Memorial Fund, probably at one time attached to a frame. Size 2 1/2 x 1 inch VGC.
WW1 Interest Ypres Postcard Booklet. Printed in the early post WW1 years, this booklet contains postcards of Ypres before and after the war, showing the damage to the town. The inside back cover with a pencil drawn map.
WW1 Irish 2nd Bn Royal Dublin Fusiliers Great War Memorial Plaque. Issued to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice of “George Henry Ridout” for his country. GC Unique name. Private George Henry Ridout was Killed in Action France on the 18th October 1918.
WW1 Irish Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Great War Military Cross winner’s uniform & Cap The uniform is attributed to Major C.A.M Alexander of the 2nd Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Comprising: 1916 pattern shoulder rank tunic (possibly post WW1 tailored), complete with bronze regimental collar badges and buttons. To the left breast medal ribbons of the Military Cross, 1914 Star with rosette, British War Medal,and Victory Medal, with Mention in Despatches emblem. The interior with cotton lining. Overalls retaining tailor’s label ink name and date 14.8.16 Service dress cap fitted with correct WW1 thin brown leather chinstrap. Complete with a silver and gilt regimental badge and buttons. The interior with leather sweatband and cotton lining. The hat is contained in the original storage tin bearing painted name to the lid. Overall good clean condition, small moth holes to the tunic, and some moth damage to the cap see photographs. Major Charles Adam Murray Alexander MC was born in 1899. A pre war regular soldier he landed in France with the rank of Lieutenant on the 23rd August 1914. He was wounded and Mentioned in Despatches, prior to 1917 when he was awarded the Military Cross. By 1918 he was serving with the rank. He remained with the Regiment in the post war years and wrote the history of the 2nd Bn Inniskilling Fusiliers 1914-1916. He resigned his commission in 1930 and was appointed High Sheriff in 1936 and a Deputy Lieutenant in 1938. He lived at Pomery House County Tyrone Ireland.
WW1 Iron Cross Berlin Propaganda Game. This puzzle game is in the shape of an Iron Cross and the challenge is to get the balls to Berlin. Makers details to the reverse. GC. 10x10 cm.
WW1 Isle of Wight Hampshire Regiment Casualty Memorial Plaque. This Memorial Plaque is named to "Edwin Carwardine". Complete with paper envelope and card case. Private Edwin Carwardine was born at Newport Isle of Wight and enlisted in his home town. He died on service at home on the 29th April 1917, whilst serving with the Depot Battalion. This is believed to be his only entitlement.
WW1 Japanese Cased Merit Medal 1914-1920 A very good swiveling example, contained in original balsa case. VGC
WW1 King's Royal Rifle Corps 1915 Casualty British War Medal. Awarded to 11752 PTE E.C. BYE K.R.RIF. C. Private Edwin Charles Bye a native of Windsor was serving with the 3rd Battalion when he dies of wounds at Ypres on the 25th May 1915.
WW1 King's Royal Rifle Corps 1917 Pattern Trench Cap. A good sleepy as worn example, retaining what appears to be the original cap badge to the cap. Complete with Rifle pattern buttons to the brown leather correct size chinstrap. The interior with full oilskin cloth lining worn,. GC
WW1 King's Royal Rifle Corps Casualty Pair of Medals. Comprising: 1914/15 Star, Victory Medal, named to "1409 PTE A A HAND K R RIF C". Private Albert Arthur Hand was born St. Thomas Derby, he enlisted into the KRRC and landed in France on the 19th May 1915. He later transferred to the Labour Corps and died on the 11th July 1917.
WW1 Kings Royal Rifle Corps Officers Medals and Badges. This group was awarded to Captain George Hogarth Slater. Comprising: 1914/15 Star (Lieut K.R.Rif.C), British War Medal, Victory Medal (Capt). The medals are in good condition and remain mounted as originally worn. .... Accompanied by personal ID tags(Capt KRRC). .... Cap Badge boss. .... Buttons. .... Shoulder Titles. GC. Captain George Hogarth Slater was commissioned into the 3rd Bn in September 1914, at this time serving as a Depot Bn at Winchester. He was posted overseas landing in France on the 16th May 1915. He was later awarded the Silver War Badge in 1919. The MIC states entry into France May 1916, this appears to be an error as the 1914/15 Star is clearly shown as issued with reference numbers. His son Wing Commander James Hogarth Slater AFC was shot down and killed when flying a Spitfire of 611 Squadron off the enemy coast in March 1943
WW1 KOYLI & Labour Corps Silver War Badge. A good example complete with pin and numbered to the reverse B216868. GC. Awarded to Private Frederick Skelton who enlisted on the 2nd September 1914 and landed in France on the 11th September 1915. He later transferred to to the Labour Corps serving with the 536 AG Comp. He was discharged on the 19th February 1919.
WW1 KOYLI 1917 Pattern Trench Cap. A good sleepy example if the khaki wool serge trench cap, retaining KOYLI Cap Badge, thin leather chinstrap and brass General Service Buttons. The interior with silver grey wool sweatband and to the crown black oil cloth with issue stamps. Minor age wear.
WW1 KRRC Attributed Officer's Compass 1910 A rare early attributed example, carried by Lieutenant Eric Tillyer Tatham of the 1st Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps. The brass body compass is dated 1910 and contained in original polished leather case. This with the ink name "E. Tatham 60th Rifles". The case with date 1908. Very Clean condition. The case has a second ink name of "I.R. Pelly" Lt Col Eric Tillyer Tatham was commissioned into the 60th Rifles in 1914. He landed in France with the 1st Bn on the 13th September 1914. After being wounded he was invalided home and later during the war with the rank of Lt Col served as a General Staff Officer Intelligence Division. He died in 1982.
WW1 Length of Original 1914 / 1914/15 Star Silk Ribbon. Length approx 22cm Slight age wear.
WW1 Lincolnshire Regiment Silver War Badge. This example stamped with the number B93291 and was issued to Private Robert Beaumont of the Lincoln Regiment who enlisted on the 13th August 1914 and was discharged on the 22nd August 1916.
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WW1 Liverpool Regiment Officers Attributed Marching Compass. A superb Officers private purchase example, retailed through Sinclare Ltd Haymarket London. The brass body retaining original painted finish and lifting sighting glass. Professionally engraved with the owners name W.M. Meredith. Complete with original polished brown leather case, with gilt tooled retailers details VGC. The compass is attributed to Captain William Morris Meredith, who was commissioned into the 1st Bn Liverpool Regiment in 1914 and landed in France with his Battalion on the 13th August 1914. He later served with the 3rd Bn Liverpool Regiment and died in December 1918 as a result of an illness contracted during his war
WW1 Liverpool Regiment Officers Attributed Marching Compass. A superb Officers private purchase example, retailed through Sinclare Ltd Haymarket London. The brass body retaining original painted finish and lifting sighting glass. Professionally engraved with the owners name W.M. Meredith. Complete with original polished brown leather case, with gilt tooled retailers details VGC. The compass is attributed to Captain William Morris Meredith, who was commissioned into the 1st Bn Liverpool Regiment in 1914 and landed in France with his Battalion on the 13th August 1914. He later served with the 3rd Bn Liverpool Regiment and died in December 1918 as a result of an illness contracted during his war
WW1 Liverpool Regiment Pair of Medals & Original Issue Silver War Badge. A good complete grouping awarded to 87556 Pte A J Mann L'pool R. Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal, mounted as originally worn. Silver War Badge number 425889 Complete with pin. Also a British Legion badge. private Arthur J Mann enlisted in August 1916, he was discharged on the 17th July 1918. The Roll confirms this numbered badge as the one issued to him.
WW1 Liverpool Scottish Other Rank's Glengarry. A very good and rare Great War issue example. Tailored with correct leather trim, original tails and Cap Badge. The interior with full cotton lining. Very little age wear, good clean condition.
WW1 Liverpool Scottish Soldiers Pay Book etc. This grouping is attributed to 110939 Private Ambrose Preston of the Liverpool Scottish. Comprising: Pay Book. ... Certificate of Employment. ... Certificate of Discharge. ... Hand written letter July 1917. ... Snap Shot photograph of him in uniform. .... Four group photographs, three Liverpool Scottish. ... Liverpool Scottish Cap Badge. .. 2 photographs, believed to be his brother T Preston who was Killed in Action September 1917. Overall GC. Private Ambrose Preston enlisted into the Liverpool Scottish on the 10th December 1915, he appears to have been employed as a cook at the Regimental Depot, until July 1918, when he volunteered and qualified as a Bomber. He does not appear to have been posted overseas and was discharged July 1919.
WW1 Machine Gun Corps Cavalry 1902 Pattern Other Rank's Trench Tunic. A very rare sleepy, example of the 1902 pattern tunic. This example retains original brass MGC C two part shoulder titles, MGC buttons, these have all toned to a matching brown patina, giving no doubt they have always been fitted to the tunic. To each sleeve Sergeant chevrons, with crossed swords above. To the right cuff, three overseas chevrons in blue. The interior with a faint name "Taylor". The tunic is a good slight early style ginger colour to the khaki. Untouched sleepy condition, some moth holes, not effecting the overall appearance.
WW1 Machine Gun Corps MGC Officer's Soft Floppy Trench Cap. A good and rare example, floppy khaki cloth material with correct thin brown leather chinstrap and plain brown leather "football" style buttons. Fitted with a bronze OSD collar badge size cap badge, this with four loops. The interior with cotton lining and leather sweatband. Minor age and service wear.
WW1 Machine Gun Corps MGC Embroidered Silk Panel. A very good and clean example, single sided. The MGC cap badge picked out in coloured silks, with a decorative lace edge. VGC. Approx size 21 inches.
WW1 Manchester Regiment Brass Shoulder Title Badge. A good example retaining square loops and split pin.
WW1 Manchester Regiment Victory Medal. Awarded to 44798 Pte W.G. Thompson Manc R. Some contact marks.
WW1 Medal Trio Original Silk Ribbons. A good set comprising: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal. Slight wear GC.
WW1 Memorial Plaque Issued to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice of “Herbert William Saunders” GC. Two possibilities one serving with the Essex Regiment the other the Army Service Corps.
WW1 Memorial Plaque Card Case. A good example of the card case for the Death Plaque.
WW1 Memorial Plaque. Issued to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice of “William Welch". GC.
WW1 Memorial Plaque. Awarded for the ultimate sacrifice of Fred Rawstron. Two men of this name were killed during the Great War. One serving with the RAMC 13th August 1915. The other with the East Lancashire Regiment 13th June 1918.
WW1 Memorial Plaque. Awarded for the ultimate sacrifice of Alexander Brown.
WW1 Mercantile Marine Cooks Group of Three Medals. Awarded to “A.E. McKillop CK MFA” Comprising: 1914/15 Star “CK MFA”, British War Medal, Victory Medal “CK MFA”. Mounted as originally worn. Attributed to Albert Edward McKillop who was born at Chatham in 1885. The rank CK indicating Cook
WW1 Middlesex Regiment Pair of Medals. British War Medal and Victory Medal awarded to "292617 Pte D Pemberton Middx R". GC. Pte Daniel Pemberton received the BWM & VM only.
WW1 Miniature Medal Group. Comprising: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, Defence Medal. Mounted as originally worn VGC.
WW1 North Irish Horse Attributed Collar Badges & Buttons. A rare group attributed to Lieutenant Frederick Joseph Whalen, formally of the North Irish Horse Confirmed 10th Bn Tank Corps. Comprising: Pair of matching as worn OSD Collar Badges and a set of nine small bronzed uniform buttons. For biographical details of Lieutenant Frederick Joseph Whalen see his medals.
WW1 North Irish Horse Yeomanry British War Medal. A scarce example awarded to "1257 PTE J.STUART N. IR. H"
WW1 Northamptonshire Regiment All Brass Economy Cap Badge. A very good example, retaining slider.
WW1 Northamptonshire Regiment Casualty Memorial Plaque & Victory Medal. Comprising: Victory Medal (37204 Pte G.H. Wainwright), and Bronze Memorial Plaque "George Henry Wainwright, this mounted into a circular wood frame with floral decoration. GC. Private George Henry Wainwright was awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal. He embarked to France with the Northamptonshire Regiment and transferred to the Labour Corps. He died of wounds on the 19th September 1917.
WW1 Northamptosnshire Regiment & Worcestershire Regiment Officer's Family Medals. A scarce combination comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal "2 Lieut B.G. Segar", accompanied by a silver ID bracelet engraved "2nd Lieut B.G. Segar RC 3rd Northants". GC. .... Accompanied by a British War Medal "2 Lieut R. Segar". GC. Second Lieutenant B.G. Segar was commissioned into the Northamptonshire Regiment and landed in France on the 28th September 1916, he was awarded the Silver War Badge and at the end of the war was living at 101 Woodstock Road Oxford. .... Second Lieutenant Robert Segar was commissioned into the Worcestershire Regiment and later was transfered to the General List. His MID confirms the award of the BWM only and he was also awarded the Silver War Badge. At the end of the war his address is given as 90 High Street Oxford
WW1 Northumberland Fusiliers British War Medal. Awarded to 84215 PTE T. DOBSON NORTH'D FUS. Private Tomas Dobson was awarded the BWM & VM
WW1 Notts & Derby Pair of Medals. British War Medal and Victory Medal awarded to 202959 PTE E BROWN NOTTS & DERBY R. Private Brown also served with the KSLI and Royal Fusiliers. He was awarded the Pair only.
WW1 Nurse Edith Cavell Memorial Card. A rare original Memorial card produced in May 1919 following a Memorial Service at Westminster Abby on the 15th May 1919.
WW1 Old Bill Caricature 1936 Advertising Calendar Advertising Empire Nut Brown Tobacco as Old Bill would say "If yer knows of a better baccy- get it". Overall size 11 x 20cm
WW1 Overseas Chevrons For Topical Tunic. A good pair representing 1914 (Red Enamel) and two other year service. Complete with backing plate. GC Slight wear.
WW1 Overseas Chevrons. A good clean set of 3 blue chevrons on khaki backing representing three years service overseas. Minor wear. GC.
WW1 Pair of Imperial German Uniform Shoulder Straps. A good pair for a Private of the 230 Regiment. Remain in very good condition.
WW1 Pair T/28/London Brass Shoulder Titles Badge Both complete with loops, backing plates and split pins.
WW1 Patriotic Ypres Silk Cushion. This fine silk cushion is decorated in an image of the famous Cloth Hall at Ypres in flames. Edged with fine quality lace. GC but with some age wear and marks. Overall Approx Size 26 x 26 inches.
WW1 Patten Attributed 15th Lancers Indian Army Officer's Cap. A superb example of the pattern made of doeskin material and worn by Lt. Colonel A. L.B. Anderson of the Regiment. The cap is complete with gilt regimental badge, ball pattern buttons and correct Great War period pattern polished thin brown leather chinstrap. Part of the cotton sweatband has been removed by the Colonel for wearing and also bears initials "ALBA.". The cap retains original khaki cotton cover. Very Good Condition. ... Accompanied by calling card Lt Col Anderson served with the Connaught Rangers and later the 37th Lancers before transferring to the 15th Lancers in 1922.
WW1 Patten Belgium Gas Mask. A good scarce clean example, complete with filter, canister and carrying straps. Overall condition is very good for the type
WW1 Patten Red Cross Armband. This canvas and brass stud pattern was worn during the Great War and WW2. Retaining Army Medical Service Stamp. VGC.
WW1 Pattern British Army Officers Boots. A very good pair of brown leather boots of the correct pattern for the Great War. These tailored with laces only. The boots have been worn, but remain in good condition and are complete with original wooden trees. Please note heavy item for posting. Sold as a historical collectors item only
WW1 Pattern British Army Officers Side Bag. A good example of the regulation pattern canvas with leather base and tailored with side pocket. This example retaining original brass spring clips for attachment to the Sam Brown belt and now with a later period attachable brace strap. The interior with name "J.C. Blackwell". Some service what, leather with slight wear.
WW1 Pattern 1908 Equipment Waterbottle. A very good example of the WW1 pattern with blue enamel and flat bottom. Retaining original felt covering. Moth free
WW1 Pattern Brass Button Stick KOYLI King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. A good issued example of the WW1 pattern button stick with clear KOYLI Issue number 4689175
WW1 Pattern British Army 1908 Webbing Ammunition Pouches. A matching pair with some heavy age and storage wear.
WW1 Pattern British Army 1908 Webbing. This is a basic set of none matching colour 1908 equipment. Comprising: Waistbelt, Brace straps. Pair of Ammunition Pouches. Waterbottle carrier and bottle. Bayonet frog. Some faint issue stamps can be seen. Some service wear.
WW1 Pattern British Army D Shape Mess Tin. A good clean example complete with handle. The reverse with makers details and issue stamp 1937.
WW1 Pattern British Army Officer's Lather Gaiters. A very good set of polished brown leather gaiters with lace fitting to the front.
WW1 Pattern British Army Officer's marching compass. A good clean example, brass painted body, slight whereto compass rose. Contained in a regulation pattern polished brown leather case, the reverse with belt loop.
WW1 Pattern British Army Officer's Putties by Fox. A good pair of light brown woollen putties complete with ties. A few small moth nips and service wear GC.
WW1 Pattern British Army Officer's Water Bottle. A superb example, retaining original leather strap and brass spring clips for the Sam Brown belt. No Moth Damage to felt. VGC.
WW1 Pattern British Army Officer's Whistle and Chain. A good example of the "City Police Whistle", complete with chain and leather tag. Good display item
WW1 Pattern British Army Officer's Whistle and Lanyard. A good example of the khaki lanyard used during the Great War and WW2. Fitted with an undated whistle.
WW1 Pattern British Army Officer's Whistle Chain. A good example of a steel chain and leather tag. Clean condition. A style used by British Officer's with the tubular trench whistle.
WW1 Pattern British Army Officers Side Bag. A good example of the regulation pattern canvas with leather base and tailored with side pocket. This example retaining original brass spring clips for attachment of sling and complete with period shoulder strap. Slight age wear GC.
WW1 Pattern British Army Trench Whistle strap. A good supple brown leather example.
WW1 Pattern British Officer's Trench Torch A good example of smaller proportions to the normal. The torch is stamped "Shaw's Lamp" and "Holtzapffel & Co." Complete with original polished brown leather case. Very clean GC. Holtzapffel & Co operated from 1827 to 1928
WW1 Pattern British Officer's Trench Torch A good example of regulation pattern. The torch is stamped "Orilux." Complete with original polished brown leather case. Very clean GC
WW1 Pattern Canvas & Leather Side Bag. A good used example, of green canvas with leather base section. Complete with original sling. Has been worn and with ink name and number. GC.
WW1 Pattern Cheshire Regiment Cap Badge. A good example retaining slider.
WW1 Pattern General Service Pocket Size Button. An original card of 24 General Service Buttons. Pocket size also suitable for KD uniform. VGC Matching colour
WW1 Pattern Indian Medical Service Personal First Aid Dressing. This is the WW1 pattern, but was carried during the early part of WW2. Small size to fit into the field dressing pocket of the uniform. Unopened Good clean condition.
WW1 Pattern Officer's Boot Pulls. A good pair of period boot pulls, with turned wooden handles. GC.
WW1 Pattern Officer's Breeches. A good clean pair of Officer's style breeches, suitable to be displayed with a Cuff or shoulder rank tunic. Light coloured material with lace ankles. GC Moth free clean.
WW1 Pattern Officer's Private Purchase Wristwatch & Strap. This example is typical of the pattern worn during WW1 and retains the original thin leather strap. This is not in working order, but makes a good display item.
WW1 Pattern Officer's Putties by Fox A very good clean pair of the long Officer's putties, complete with tapes. Moth free VGC,
WW1 Pattern Officers Trench Whistle & Lanyard. A good example of the tubular pattern whistle (Unmarked), fitted onto a thin khaki cord lanyard with spring clip. GC slight wear.
WW1 Pattern Royal Flying Corps RFC Flying Gauntlets A good and rare pair retailed through Harrods of London. Soft brown tan leather typical of style found of flying clothing of the RFC, RNAS and early RAF. The gauntlets backed with thick fur. The interior lined in white lambs wool and retaining Harrods label and name tag Bullock. The overall condition is good stitching faults to left thumb (see picture), leather retains supple and soft. These are mens size gloves.
WW1 Pattern WD Issue Officer Style Whistle. A good clean original example, with WD Arrow stamp. No Date stamp.
WW1 Period 1907 Hooked Quillion Bayonet. A good and scarce original untouched example, made by Sanderson March 1907.The forte of the blade with various issue stamps and to the pommel Regimental Stampings. (not clear see photograph). Complete with leather and steel mounted scabbard the top mount stamped RE in a circle. The blade with some staining and pitting, woodwork dry. Confirmation of age required over 18 years old
WW1 Period 1907 Pattern Bayonet. A good clean example, the blade with issue stamp for 1917. Complete with leather and steel mounted scabbard. GC. Confirmation of age required over 18 years.
WW1 Period 1908 Webbing Brace Straps. A good matching pair Length 46 inches.
WW1 Period 1908 Webbing Waterbottle Cradle. A good used example retaining working press stud. Webbing has been scrubbed at one time. GC.
WW1 Period 1908 Webbing Waterbottle Cradle. This example with a green blanco/ painted finish to the webbing. Retaining press stud in working condition. Some service wear GC.
WW1 Period 1913 dated British Army Officer's Pattern Whistle. A rare 1913 dated example made by J Hudson. VGC. Ideal for a 1914 BEF display
WW1 Period 1913 Dated NCO's Whistle A rare early dated example made by Hudson and with clear 1913 date. Has been used GC.
WW1 Period 1918 Dated British Army Gas Rattle. An example of the regulation issue. The handle with faint 1918 issue stamp and makers details. Some storage wear.
WW1 Period Abdulla Cigarettes In Unopened Tin. A scarce unoped tin of cigarettes, retaining original paper cover and Egypt custom stamp. Clean condition. The label shows the headquarters address as 173 New Bond Street indicating post 1917.
WW1 Period Brass WD Dispensary Brass King Ring Tag. This tag was acquired with a selection of WW1 RAMC Badges
WW1 Period British Army Gas Rattle. An example of the regulation issue for the Great War. No date visible to the handle. Some storage wear.
WW1 Period British Army Issue Cut Throat Razor. A good issue example with the number 2511. Retaining half of the original card case.
WW1 Period British Army Officer Leather Whistle Strap A good supple brown leather example.
WW1 Period British Army Officer Pattern Wristwatch & Strap. This example with a a silvered case and fitted with an old strap. The watch is in ticking condition, but seems to require a lot of work and is therefore sold as seen. Also note one strap loop requires attention. A good display item and sold as such.
WW1 Period British Army Officer Waterbottle. A hard to find shaped water bottle, complete with original material covering and original brown leather sling. One or two small moth holes not effecting the appearance. Leather strap thin to parts remains sound.
WW1 Period British Army Officer's Private Purchase Folding Lantern. A good scarce example, contained in original leather case. Overall GC some service and age wear to lantern. The leather case with age wear.
WW1 Period British Army Officer's Side Bag. An example of the canvas and leather worn with the Sam Brown equipment. This example has been used for First Aid. Leather requires feeding buckle for strap absent.
WW1 Period British Army Sergeant Chevrons. A good matching pair as worn.
WW1 Period British Army Water Bottle Large Size. A rare example of large size. The alloy bottle with original green felt covering, this with name "W.O. McKane". The leather and web frame remains in very good condition. One small moth nip, otherwise moth free VGC.
WW1 Period British Issue 1903 Pattern Leather Pistol Ammunition Pouch. A good example, retaining rear belt loop and interior flap. Undated has been worn.
WW1 Period British Merchant Navy Officers Cap Badge & Band. The small size of this badge would indicate a Great War period example. Complete with original mohair cap band. GC. Minor wear.
WW1 Period British Officer's Cap. A very good example, retaining, bronze General Service Cap Badge and correct thin brown leather chinstrap. This example tailored with a soft cotton sweatband. Superb condition.
WW1 Period British Officer's Oval Water Bottle. A good example of the pattern worn by British Officers. Retaining original cloth cover and leather sling. Sling complete, leather little dry to places. Three small moth holes to the inner side as worn.
WW1 Period British Officer's Private Purchase Wire Cutters. A good clean pair, of steel cutters, complete with polished brown leather Sam Brown equipment style case.
WW1 Period British Officers Map Case. A good and scarce full leather version, which folds out to three sections. Fitted with correct period open style poppers. Retaining V strap and spring clip for fixing to the Sam Brown belt and also a full sling. Leather retains a good colour and is supple. celluloid panels with some age damage. GC.
WW1 Period British Royal Flying Corps / Royal Naval Air Service Flechette Dart. A good scarce example GC.
WW1 Period Cavalry School Compass. A good and unusual example, the exterior lid clearly marked Cavalry School. Complete with polished brown leather case. GC Clean condition.
WW1 Period Double Brace Sam Browne Belt A rare example, having a double brace strap and the unusual feature of a large square brass buckle. This buckle style is repeated to the brace straps. Complete with brass attachment loops. Overall GC leather a good colour and supple.
WW1 Period Essex Regiment 1902 Pattern Other Rank's Cap. An example of this rare pattern which has seen a hard life. Correct for the period with small round peak and correct thin brown leather chinstrap. The interior with oilcloth sweatband and cotton lining. Heavy wear, especially to the edge of the peak see photographs.
WW1 Period French Lebel hooked quillon Bayonet. A good example of the Great War pattern, with white metal grip. Complete with scabbard. UK sale only
WW1 Period French Red Cross Armband. A good example, with ink issue stamp. Minor age wear.
WW1 Period Highland Light Infantry Cap Badge. A good period example with flat loops. GC.
WW1 Period King's Shropshire Light Infantry KSLI Officer Cap. A good clean example, retaining KSLI OSD Cap Badge, black rifle pattern buttons and thin black leather chinstrap. The interior with leather sweatband and cotton lining. Minor wear, small brake to the chinstrap near button.
WW1 Period Lord Derby Scheme Arm Band. A good clean example of the armband awarded to early Volunteers. Issue stamps to the inside. Moth free.
WW1 Period Monmouthshire Regiment Soldiers ID Bracelet This is a silver plated example engraved Pte D.J.S. Bevan 59879 Baptist 1st Mons Regt.
WW1 Period Monmouthshire Regiment Soldiers ID Bracelet This is a silver plated example engraved Pte D.J.S. Bevan 59879 Baptist 1st Mons Regt.
WW1 Period NCO Pea Whistle. This is an undated example of the "Thunderer Whistle" Heavy duty with silver plating. Slight wear. GC.
WW1 Period Norfolk Regiment Officer's Tunic. This example was worn by Second Lieutenant Sydney Charles Ward, who served in the ranks of the Norfolk Regiment, being wounded on three occasions. The 1916 pattern shoulder rank tunic retains to the cuff three bullion wound stripes and four overseas inverted chevrons, one being red to indicate 1914. To the left breast the 1914 Star ribbon and Italian War medal ribbon. Complete with Regimental collar badges and buttons. The lining with a tailors label and ink name Ward S.C. The tunic is in untouched sleepy condition, some small moth holes not effecting the overall appearance. Buttons dulled, two detached but present. Second Lieutenant Sydney Charles War served in the Ranks of the Norfolk Regiment landing in France on the 16th August 1914, he is entitled to the clasp on the 1914 Star. With the rank of Sergeant he was put forward for a Commission and attended the 24 OCT and was commissioned into the Norfolk Regiment on the 17th March 1919.
WW1 Period Officer's Campaign "TOT" Cup. An interesting private purchase silver plated collapsible campaign tot cup, contained in original brown leather case, with open pattern popper. Slight wear to case popper, otherwise nice clean condition.
WW1 Period Officer's Campaign Alarm Clock. A rare example of a campaign bed side alarm clock contained in original polished brown leather case which folds into a stand. The clock appears to be in good running order but PLEASE NOTE sold as seen. The leather is in very good condition.
WW1 Period Officer's Large Map Case. An unusual large example of canvas material, made with pockets to the front and back. This example with an unusual double carrying strap arrangement. Has been used GC.
WW1 Period Officer's Leather Gaiters. A pair of private purchase Officer's leather gaiters tailored with correct open press studs. Minor age wear.
WW1 Period Officer's Sam Brown Belt Pistol Holster. An unusual example, of polished brown leather with the unusual feature of a press stud fitted belt loops. The press stud of the correct Great War period open stud type. Leather supple. GC With ink name "A.M. Campbell".
WW1 Period Officer's Trench Wrist Watch. Silver plated case, retaining original brown leather wrist strap. Please note this watch is in relic condition, but would be suitable as a display item, possibly restoration project.
WW1 Period Patriotic Matchbox Holder. A good silver-plated example, mounted with a Union Jack Flag and engraved "On Duty". The reverse engraved "Strike For Right". Slight wear GC.
WW1 Period Pocket Watch Chain and Leather Button Hole. Typical of the private purchase pattern of the period for use with a pocket watch.
WW1 Period RAMC Royal Army Medical Corps Badges. A selection comprising: Cap Badge (old repair to slider), Pair of Collar Badges with loops. ... Shoulder Titles with loops.
WW1 Period RFC RNAS Early RAF Flying Goggles. A good pair with tinted lenses and retaining fur trim. Complete with elasticated strap and clip. GC slight wear.
WW1 Period RFC style flying helmet. Soft brown leather with cotton lining and tailored with a neck flap. The helmet is with the correct open style press stud buttons, typical of the Great War. GC Minor wear.
WW1 Period RFC Style Triplex Flying Goggles & Original Case. A good pair typical of the pattern worn during the Great War. Complete with clear glass and stamping to the frame. Retaining original elasticated strap, this now stretched. Complete with original card case stating "Aero Model Goggles A3 Model. GC. Goggles only
WW1 Period RFC, RNAS, RAF Aircrew Triplex Safety Google with box. A very good pair of tinted lenses flying / motoring goggles. These with original elasticated strap and makers logo to the leather strap mounts. ... Accompanied by original case, the lid now detached.
WW1 Period RFC/ RNAS / RAF Flying Gloves. A very good pair tailored by the The London Glove Company Ltd, who are confiremed as operating during the Great War. The gloves with black fur backing and soft brown leather. The interior with blanket lining, one retaining original tailor's label. Complete with wrist straps, these with the correct open press stud fitting. VGC.
WW1 Period Royal Artillery Cap Badge with Moving Wheel. A good die stamped example with moving wheel and original slider to reverse.
WW1 Period Royal Engineers Issue Cut Throat Razor. A good issue example with the number RE 8225.
WW1 Period Royal Flying Corps 3/4 Length Flying Coat. A good supple 3/4 length soft brown leather flying coat. This pattern tailored without collar and with cotton lining. Retains a good colour and little wear. GC.
WW1 Period Royal Flying Corps RFC Flying Helmet. A superb example of a Great War Period private purchase Officer's flying helmet, typical of the period. Soft brown leather, with blanket lining, wide chin strap and fold up neck flap. Complete with all open pattern studs. Leather supple, one small area of moth to the blanket lining of the flap. Near VGC.
WW1 Period Royal Fusiliers Officer's Cap A good typical Great War period "Stiff" Officer's cap. Complete with OSD bronze Royal Fusiliers cap badge and correct period thin brown leaher chin strap. Taliored by Hobson of London. Minor service and age wear VGC.
WW1 Period Royal Nay Officer's Cap. A good rare sleepy example, retaining original white cloth cover. Complete with bullion cap badge, leather sweatband and cotton lining. Some wear to the white cover.
WW1 Period Suffolk Regiment Officers attributed Cuff Rank Tunic. A scarce attributed example worn by Captain W Bevan. The tunic is complete with Regimental buttons and collar badges, the latter with T indicating a Territorial Officer. To the cuffs Captain rank stars and lace. The interior is tailored part lined. The interior with a clear tailors label and ink name. Some old repairs as seen in the photographs, otherwise a good example.
WW1 Period Unusual Small Polished Brown Leather Holster. A scarce example, made of polished brown leather which matches the British Officers Sam Browne pattern. Complete with rear belt loops and retaining strap. GC leather supple. Height 5 inches.
WW1 Pickerings Blanco & Instruction Sheet. A very rare original Great War period block of blanco. Complete with original instruction sheet. The blanco in very good condition, the paper sheet fragile.
WW1 Portuguese Army Machine Gunners Vest. This is a rare example modelled on the British Army pattern and was British made for the Portuguese Army. Made of silver grey wool cloth, with leather shoulder pads. Some storage wear, retaining one button only.
WW1 Princess Mary 1914 Christmas Tin Converted to a Jewellery Box. A rare and unusual Great War souvenir. This brass tin has been silver plated and the interior has been linden with rich blue material to make into a jewel box. The lid with the details of the Edinburgh jeweller. Wear to the plating of the lid, otherwise GC.
WW1 Princess Mary Christmas 1914 Gift Fund Pencil Army Navy. A superb condition ORIGINAL scarce First World War '1914 Princess Mary Gift Fund bullet pencil'; the brass case engraved with Princess Mary's Cypher and stamped to the base “K14 VII”, complete with “Sterling Silver” bullet head and complete with lead pencil. Very good condition, no dents splits or cracks. Length 79mm. These fine quality silver pencils were made by “Asprey London” and given by Princess Mary as a gift to the Soldiers and Sailors fighting for King and Country, Christmas 1914.
WW1 Princess Mary Gift Tin. A good original example retaining most of the original gilt finish. Clean condition, no splits or damage, but please note one or two dark patches to lid.
WW1 Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps QMAAC Women's Pair of Medals. This British War Medal and Victory Medal were awarded to "10621 WKR M. HICKS QMAAC"
WW1 Queen Mary's Auxiliary Army Corps QMAC / WAAC Medal Grouping. A very rare complete grouping of items appertaining to16965 Worker Lydia Mabel Sayers. Comprising: British War Medal & Victory Medal "WKR QMAAC". Cloth Shoulder Title Soldiers Pay Book WAAC Identification Certificate Leave Chit Discharge Paper Silver War Badge Certificate 1918 dated letter reference her discharge. 16965 Worker Lydia Mabel Sayers lived in Dalston North London, she enlisted at London on the 28th November 1917, first seeing service in Folkestone, before embarking for France in January 1918. She appears to have fallen sick and was discharged from the Corps on the 11th May 1918 as no longer fit for service.
WW1 Queens Regiment Group of Medals This group was awarded to 26024 Pte H.A. Moss The Queens". Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal, Defence Medal. GC Mounted as originally worn
WW1 RAF Air Force Cross, MID Uniform Ribbon Bar. A good example with pin fitting. GC.
WW1 RAF Flight Cadet British War Medal & Box. A scarce ranked example awarded to 176837 F.CDT E THOMAS R.A.F". Complete with original ribbon, medal envelope and box of issue with typed details. Flight Cadet Edward Thomas was born in 1897 and joined the RAF in May 1918. On the 5th November he appears to have embarked for Egypt to join 17 TDS (Training Depot Station) based at El Ferdan Egypt. He finished training in March 1919 and was posted back to the UK, being discharged in July. This would be his only medal entitlement.
WW1 RAF Officer's Shoulder Eagle & Crown on blades. A very good bright gilt example on blades. This pattern introduced in 1918 worn on shoulder straps above the rank lace, more common found with wire fittings.
WW1 RAF Pair of Medals with Boxes & Envelope. A good grouping awarded to 25090 CPL W THURSTON R.A.F. Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal, both in original forwarding boxes. ... Also original Registered envelope addressed to Mr W Thurston Ealing London. Medal and boxes near VGC, envelope with age wear. Corporal W Thurston was a photographer by trade and enlisted into the Royal Flying Corps on the 14th October 1915. He had originally served with the Army Cyclist Corps and served in France with 35 Squadron.
WW1 RAMC Officers Doctors Group of Three Medals. Awarded to Acting Major Adan Gordon Gilchrist RAMC. Comprising: 1914/15 Star, (Lieut RAMC), British War Medal, Victory Medal, (Capt). GC Mounted as worn. Major Gilchrist studied at the University of Glasgow and qualified with MB CHB. Commissioned into the RAMC he landed in France in July 1915 and in 1919 was promoted to Acting Major. In 1923 he was living in Glasgow.
WW1 RFC / RAF DFC Medal Ribbon Bar. An original uniform medal ribbon bar comprising: CBE., DFC, BWM, VM with Mid Oakleaf. GC.
WW1 RFC / RAF Observer Officer Group of Three Medals. Awarded to Second Lieutenant Ernest Leonard Mobbs, who had previously served in the ranks of the Army Ordinance Corps. Comprising: 1914/15 Star "S/7463 L/Cpl E.L. Mobbs AOC", British War Medal, Victory Medal "2 Lieut RAF" Mounted as originally worn. .... Accompanied by a silvered ID bracelet "E.L. Mobb RAF" and a named calling card. Second Lieutenant Ernest Leonard Mobbs appears to have been a pre war regular soldier and served in Egypt from 25th March 1913 until 31st December 1915. He transferred to the RFC and then RAF and received a commission on the 3rd August 1918. He is confirmed as serving as an Observer
WW1 RFC / RAF Pattern Flying Goggles. A very good pair, with yellow tinted lenses, these fitted into a soft brown leather mask surround. Retaining original leather strap with hoof and eye fitting. The reverse of soft material. Good supple condition.
WW1 RFC / RAF Photograph of Pilots & Observers. An interesting original photograph of Senior NCO Pilots and Observers. Image clear Size 14 x 20 cm
WW1 RFC / RAF Snap Shop Photographs. An interesting selection of 9 original period photographs, Box Brownie size. The images include the Westland Weasel, before and after a crash, an unusual Triplane, FE2B etc. Images are clear GC.
WW1 RFC / RAF Snap Shot Photographs. An interesting selection of 9 original period photographs, Box Brownie size. The images include the Westland Weasel, before and after a crash, an unusual Triplane, FE2B etc. Images are clear GC.
WW1 RFC / RNAS aircraft control panel clock A rare and good example of the pattern used in Royal Flying Corps & Royal Naval Air Service aircraft. Pocket watch style with black face and second dial. The front marked with details and 30 Hour non Luminous Mark V BK 1935 The case stamped with a WD Arrow. There is no post WW1 RAF repair details to the face. Appears to be in running order and a good time keeper. GC The clock is offered as an historical item only; the instrument’s accuracy is neither warranted or implied
WW1 RFC Royal Flying Corps Pilot Doll. A very rare cloth doll depicting a Pilot of the Royal Flying Corps. He is depicted wearing a cuff rank tunic with the rank of Lieutenant and to his left breast a pair of RFC pilot wings. To the feet, fight printed makers details. Some age wear, remains good condition. Height 14 inches
WW1 RFC Royal Flying Corps Trench Art Ink Well. Made from a section of propellor and carded with a pair of RFC Pilot Wings to the front. Originally with a hinged lid to cover the well. Length 13 cm Minor wear GC. Carving crisp.
WW1 RFC Small fragment of German Zeppelin Airship Airframe. Retains an old label stating part of a shot down Zeppelin.
WW1 RGA Artillery Issue Pen Knife. A scare issue example, this one attributed to Gunner Frederick A Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery. The knife with clear issue stamp 28659 RGA. Some service and age wear. Only Gunner Frederick A Green has been found with this Regimental number serving with the RGA. He landed in France on the 20th August 1915 and was awarded the silver war badge.
WW1 RNAS / RAF Sweetheart Brooch A good example of an Officers button mounted into a silvered wreath. Complete with pin GC.
WW1 RNAS / RAF Sweetheart Brooch A good example of an Officers button mounted into a silvered wreath. Complete with pin GC.
WW1 RNAS / WW2 Winchester Home Guard Group of Three Medals. Awarded to F.3749 N.J. Appleton L.M. RNAS. Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal, Defence Medal. Each medal is contained in the Box of Issue with details to the lid. The Defence Medal box is addressed to Mr Appleton living in Winchester and accompanied by a forwarding letter from the Territorial Army and Air Force Association of Hampshire and the Isle of White, this with ink name. Near VGC Norman John Appleton enlisted into the RNAS on the 7th April 1915. He came from Burghfield, Reading, Berkshire. He was discharged in April 1919
WW1 RNAS Attributed Engineers Badges. A scarce grouping worn by Corporal George Frederick Marshall Allbon an Instrument maker. Comprising. RNAS two piece Engineers sleeve eagle, RN / RNAS Ratings Cap Badge, Anchor badge, Named Dog Tag, RAF button. Small moth nip to prop badge. Corporal George Frederick Marshall Allbon was a qualified Instrument maker. Volunteered on the 4th January 1918, it is interesting to note that his service papers show he had a Glass Eye.
WW1 RNAS Flying Goggles. A superb pair of the leather face mask goggles. This pair retaining all the fur backing and original elasticated strap. Hook to the elastic strap is absent ring is present VGC. Black leather flying clothing was favoured by the RNAS.
WW1 RNAS Royal Naval Air Service Airship / Bomber Observer's Maps. A rare example of Maps covering various parts of the UK and cost. issued by the Admiralty 1916. The cotton packet retains 13 sheets of maps. The maps indicate they are Air Packet 25, the cover states Air Packet 46. Remain in good condition. This pattern and size of map probably used by observers of larger aircraft of airship types.
WW1 RNAS Royal Naval Air Service British War Medal. A good example awarded to "F36053 B DOLPHIN AC1 RNAS" AC1 Benjamin Dolphin enlisted into the RNAS on the 21st August 1917.
WW1 RNAS Silk Embroidered Postcard. A good clean attractive example, depicting the RNAS title and devise. Small amount of damage to the back see photograph and a small hole. Colours bright.
WW1 RNAS Snap Shot Photographs. A good selection of 15 images showing crashed Handley Page Bombers and DH4 aircraft. Possibly taken at Dunkirk 1918. Images clear.
WW1 RND Anson Battalion Coin ID Tag. A good personal example made from a copper penny with the details E FREER AB BZ 3016 RNVR ANSON. Stamping clear. Private Edger Freer enlisted at Leicester into the Bristol Division of the RNVR on the 20th July 1915. Posted to Anson Division RND he embarked for the Middle East on the 29th December 1915 and was later posted to France in May 1916. He was discharged in February 1919.
WW1 Royal Air Force RAF Pair of Medals. This British War Medal and Victory Medal were awarded to "20237 SGT A.J. STALKER RAF"
WW1 Royal Artillery & Shropshire Police Group of Three Medals. A good group mounted as worn, comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal (165154 Gnr C.W. Penny RA), George V 1935 Jubilee Medal (Privately engraved PC C.W. Penny Shropshire). GC.
WW1 Royal Artillery Field Worn Officer's Cuff Rank Tunic & Breeches. A good example worn by a Second Lieutenant Gunner. Complete with Regimental collar badges and buttons and with single rank star to the cuff. The tunic with service and field wear and a few scattered moth holes, these not effecting the overall appearance. ... Accompanied by light khaki coloured breeches of the correct pattern. GC.
WW1 Royal Artillery Issue Pocket Watch. A good clean example of the pattern issued by the Royal Artillery. Nickel case with a 15 Jewel Swiss movement. The back of the case with clear contract number and RA property stamp and WD issue Arrow.. GC. This watch is in good running order, but is sold as a Historical Item as fond.
WW1 Royal Artillery Issue Pocket Watch. A good clean example of the pattern issued by the Royal Artillery. Nickel case with a 15 Jewel Swiss movement. The back of the case with clear contract number and RA property stamp and WD issue Arrow.. GC. This watch is in good running order, but is sold as a Historical Item as fond.
WW1 Royal Artillery Territorial Officer's Cuff Rank Tunic. A very good example worn by a Second Lieutenant. The collar retaining correct Territorial RA collar badges with "T'" below. Complete with regimental buttons and retaining a whistle lanyard and undated tube whistle. VGC No moth damage. One of the cleanest Great War tunics I have seen.
WW1 Royal Engineers Attributed Wolseley Pattern Foreign Service Helmet A very rare untouched example worn by 195334 Sapper Thomas H. Fleming. A regulation example of the issue pattern helmet. khaki cloth material with folded pagri and to each side retaining Cloth formation badges of a triangle, top white lower blue felt cloth. The interior is with leather sweatband and retaining pencil inscription of the original owners number rank name and unit. Also the addition of "67 MALr". Complete with chinstrap. Sleepy untouched condition, leather dry and dusty. Sapper Fleming was awarded the BWM & VM. the 67th may refer to the 67th Field Company of the Royal Engineers, which served at Gallipoli and later in Egypt.
WW1 Royal Engineers Pair of Medals & Dog Tags. British War Medal and Victory Medal awarded to 303324 Spr. H. Winstanley R.E. Medals loose accompanied by original dog tags. GC. confirmed as being awarded pair only.
WW1 Royal Engineers TWO Officer's Tunics. This pair of tunics were worn by Captain William Hollingsworth Agar Hunt who served in Russia during the Great War. Comprising: Cuff rank service dress tunic, this of the regulation pattern with Captain rank stars and lace to the cuff and complete with RE buttons and collar badges. The left breast with medal ribbons for the BWM & VM. The lining with tailors label and ink name. Good clean original condition, one pocket button absent. ... Accompanied by a 1916 Pattern shoulder rank Officer's tunic. This tailored with ticket pocket (Indicating Great War Period). Complete with RE collar badges and buttons (these with GVR cypher, one button later replacement ). The left breast with medal ribbons of the BWM, VM & MID oak Leaf. Retains a name tag to the lining. Overall GC (2 items) Captain William Hollingsworth Agar Hunt was commissioned in 1905, his Medal Index Card shows that he fought in Russia landing on the 25th April 1917. He appears to have resigned his Commission in 1926.
WW1 Royal Field Artillery 1914/15 Star. Awarded to 96069 Dvr T. Thickett RFA. GC. Driver Thomas Thickett landed in France on the 20th May 1915.
WW1 Royal Field Artillery 1914/15 Trio of Medals. Awarded to 1445 SJT F.V. BAILEY R.A. Sergeant Frank V Bailey landed in France on the 17th March 1915. He served with a Territorial Unit of the Royal Field Artillery.
WW1 Royal Field Artillery Attributed 1902 Trench Tunic Cap, plus other items. This is a rare grouping of items worn and issued to 14187 Gunner Robert Kirkwood, who served on the Western Front and the Middle East. Comprising: 1902 Other Rank's Tunic,this with stand and fall collar with two pleats to the neck. Complete with brass RFA shoulder title, Good Conduct Chevron and a brass wound badge. The interior with WD issue stamp and traces of the original paper label. The field dressing pocket has been opened and is marked with a pencil number 141871 (his Regimental Number). There is a moth hole to the upper left sleeve and a few moth traces etc, not effecting the overall appearance. ... 1917 pattern wool trench cap. This complete with Cap Badge, chinstrap, the interior with full oilskin lining with issue stamp. Good Condition. ... British War Medal, "141871 GNR R KIRKWOOD R,A". ... Red Cross "Ditty Bag". Retaining original label. ... Small selection of chevrons spurs etc. Overall GC a very rare attributed groping. 14187 Gunner Robert Kirkwood enlisted in January 1916 at Hamilton and was a native of Airdrie Lanarkshire. He was posted to the Middle East and in February 1918 transferred to the Western Front. See Other items from the Kirkwood Estate.
WW1 Royal Field Artillery Attributed 1902 Trench Tunic Cap, plus other items. Extra Photographs
WW1 Royal Field Artillery Old Contemptibles Badge Grouping This grouping is attributed to Sergeant Edger Fowler of the 1st Reserve Brigade RFA. Comprising: 1914 Star & Bar group of miniature Medals. .... Silver War Badge (471182). .... Selection of Old Contemptibles badges. ... RFA OCA Badge. .... 1914 Star Ribbon made into an armband. .... Soldiers Small Book. ... etc. Overall GC. Sergeant Fowler enlisted at Bristol into the RFA Territorials and landed in France on the 16th August 1914, with the 44th Brigade RFA. He was discharged with the award of the Silver War Badge on the 22nd December 1919.
WW1 Royal Field Artillery Old Contemptibles Badge Grouping This grouping is attributed to Sergeant Edger Fowler of the 1st Reserve Brigade RFA. Comprising: 1914 Star & Bar group of miniature Medals. .... Silver War Badge (471182). .... Selection of Old Contemptibles badges. ... RFA OCA Badge. .... 1914 Star Ribbon made into an armband. .... Soldiers Small Book. ... etc. Overall GC. Sergeant Fowler enlisted at Bristol into the RFA Territorials and landed in France on the 16th August 1914, with the 44th Brigade RFA. He was discharged with the award of the Silver War Badge on the 22nd December 1919.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps / RAF Issue Flying Goggles. These are a scarce issue pair of goggles, with issue stamps and retaining original elasticated strap. PLEASE NOTE the goggles with age storage wear, leather dry.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps / RAF Observers Brevet and medal ribbons. A scarce worn Observer brevet of the classic WW1 style. Some wear to the wing. .... Accompanied by a Military Cross and 1914/15 Star ribbon and worn. Matching condition as worn.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps 1st Class Air Mechanic RFC Sleeve Badge. A rare example, remains in good condition. One small moth nip to right point.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps cloth embroidered RFC shoulder title. A good worn example. Some wear. GC.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps Leather Flying Helmet. A good and typical example of the pattern worn by Pilots and Observers of the Royal Flying Corps and later RAF. Brown leather, with blanket and part fur lining. Complete with leather chinstrap, ear rolls and flaps, the latter secured by three correct open pattern press studs. GC leather supple, minor fur lost.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps Observer's Brevet. A good typical WW1 period example. Has been worn GC slight wear.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps Other Rank's Side Cap. An unusual untouched example as worn. Khaki wool material, retaining RFC Cap Badge and RFC buttons, The interior with black oilskin sweatband and red cloth lining. This with pencil name Hillsdon. Overall GC but with moth surface traces and service wear. Three Men with the surname of Hillsdon served with the Royal Flying Corps.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps Pair of Shoulder Titles. A superb matching pair as worn. Near VGC.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps Pilots Wings A superb classic pair of padded Pilots Wings. VGC
WW1 Royal Flying Corps Rank Badges of Texas USA Interest. This selection of items are contained on three pages of a scrap book. The 1st page gives details of a Royal Flying Corps Field Day January 1918 at Fort Worth Texas. Original cloth badges are included: "Royal Flying Corps" shoulder title , 1st AM two blade propeller, Sergeant Chevrons and four blade propeller, RAF shoulder eagle, Two overseas service chevrons, US Sergeant chevrons. Also other items of ephemera. The badges are in good condition a few moth nips.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps RFC 1st AM Maternity Tunic Jacket. A very rare original Royal Flying Corps regulation tunic worn by a 1st Class Air Mechanic. Complete with Royal Flying Corps full cloth titles and two blade propellor of a 1.A.M. The neck with correct three hook and eye fitting and to the interior half length khaki cloth lining. Part of the interior wool material has been removed by the original owner, this is a feature adopted to reduce the heat to the wearer, at this point there is four layers of wool material. The tunic with some age wear an overall moth peppering, with damage to the inner flap not visible when worn. Two large and one small pocket button absent. Please note this is an original UK made and issue of the tunic.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps RFC Cap Badge. A good Other Ranks issue as worn. Complete with loops and spilt pin. Minor wear.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps RFC Cap Badge. A good die stamped example, complete with loops.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps RFC Flying Helmet By Ledux A very good example and typical of the pattern worn by the RFC and RAF. Tan coloured leather, with correct period open brass press stud and covered with the typical orange coloured cover. The interior with blanket lining and tailor's label. Leather supple, near VGC.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps RFC Observer Brevet. A good clean and rare example of the issue pattern Observer's Brevet. No moth VGC.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps RFC Observer's Brevet Badge. A very good example of the classic WW1 shape. Slight wear.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps RFC Officer's OSD Collar Badges. A scarce matching pair as worn. Please note loops to one collar absent.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps RFC Officer's OSD Collar Badges. A scarce matching pair as worn. Complete with loops. ... Accompanied by bronze Officer's rank Stars, denoting a Lieutenant. GC
WW1 Royal Flying Corps RFC Picture Frame. A good example of a bronzed steel photograph frame mounted with the badge of the RFC and containing the original image of a RFC Other Rank. Slight age wear GC. Overall size 17 x 10.5 cm.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps RFC Silk Embroidered Handkerchief Typical of the style purchased in France & Flanders and sent home to loved ones. The coloured silks depicting the RFC Cap Badge remain bright and fresh. Minor wear.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps RFC Trigger Flying Gauntlets, Gloves. An extremely rare pair of WW1 period flying gauntlets, these been the trigger pattern. To the back otter skin and to the underside, light tan leather, typical of the colour used by RFC aircrew. To the wrist adjustment straps. To the inside, wool lined hand section, the wrist with leather. Retaining makers label of Fowness England. One are two small bald patches, otherwise GC.
WW1 Royal Flying Corps Silver Cigarette Case. This example is finally engraved with the RFC Pilots Wings and details "W.D. from J.D.". The gilt wash interior with silver hallmarks for Birmingham 1919. Engraving clear.
WW1 Royal Fusiliers Regimental Picture Frame. A good example of a bronzed steel photograph frame mounted with the badge of the Royal Fusiliers and containing the original image of an Officer of the Regiment. Slight age wear GC. Overall size 17 x 10.5 cm.
WW1 Royal Garrison Artillery 1902 Pattern Other Rank's Trench Tunic. A superb example of the 1902 pattern tunic worn by the British Army during WW1. This example with double pleat to the collar, no lining to the collar or pocket flaps. The interior with clear period WD issue stamp. To each shoulder strap "RGA" brass shoulder titles and to each sleeve Corporal chevrons. The left cuff with a single brass wound stripe. Complete with brass General Service buttons. The tunic is a good classic colour and appears to have no moth damage, it is also an adult size. Good clean condition.
WW1 Royal Garrison Artillery Officers Attributed Pistol Holster. A good regulation example of polished brown leather for the Sam Brown equipment. Tooled with the original owners details of "Lieut C.P Davis RGA". GC. Lieutenant Cecil Percy Davis landed in France in January 1915. His MIC indicates he was awarded the silver war badge.
WW1 Royal Garrison Artillery Pair of Medals. This British War Medal and Victory Medal were awarded to 34830 GNR A.S. DAVIES RA." Accompanied by his Church Lads Brigade Certificate, showing that he was serving in 1905. Gunner Albert S Davies is confirmed as serving with the RGA and being issued the pair only.
WW1 Royal Horse Artillery Memorial Scroll & Ephemera This selection of ephemera remembers Gunner George Belcher who died of wounds on the 18th April 1917. Comprising: Memorial Scroll, Army Form B notification of death, Imperial War Graves Commission letter, plus a second similar letter. (4 items). Some age wear. Gunner George Belcher served with 14th Brigade RHA and died of wounds received in action on the 18th April 1917 at 30 Casualty Clearing Station.
WW1 Royal Horse Guards 1914 Star. Awarded to "2353 TPR T.H. FISHER R.H. GDS". Trooper Thomas H. Fisher landed in France with the Regiment on the 19th September 1914.
WW1 Royal Irish Regiment Pair of Medals. British War and Victory Medal awarded to 4001 Pte A.C. Major R. Ir Regt". GC. Private Albert C Major is confirmed as receiving the BWM & VM only.
WW1 Royal Irish Rifles Officer's Compass 1915 A rare attributed example, carried by Lieutenant William Woods Warnock. The brass body compass is dated 1915 and contained in original polished leather case (1915), with strap. The case with ink details "W.W. Warnock C Coy 6th R.I. Rifles" GC clean condition. The 6th Bn was raised in Dublin and fought at Gallipoli and the Middle East. Lieutenant William Woods Warnock was awarded the Great War pair of Medals.
WW1 Royal Marine 1917 Officer's Casualty Cuff Rank Tunic. An extremely rare example worn by Second Lieutenant Royal Hubert Silias Bailey who was Killed in Action after only five days with the "Royals" in France. The tunic is the regulation pattern with rank stars and lace denoting Second Lieutenant, Bronze Royal Marines collar badges and buttons. The interior with lining bearing tailors label for H.Stapleton of Bristol with ink name "2nd Lt. R.H.S. Bailey" and date 1917. The overall condition is near VGC, with a repair patch to the rear skirt. The lace to the cuffs is different shades and a common sight from provincial tailors. Second Lieutenant Royal Hubert Silias Bailey was Bristol born and a pupil of Bristol Cathedral School. Born in 1887 he emigrated to Australia and in 1914 volunteered to serve with the Anzacs. Rejected on medical grounds he returned to the UK and in 1915 joined the North Somerset Yeomanry, he then went to South Africa and served with the Umvoti Mounted Rifles in German South West Africa. Returning to the UK in June 1917 he was commissioned into the Royal Marines and was posted to France to join the 1st Bn he arrived on News Years Day 1918. Only five days later the Battalion saw action South of Cambrai and he was reported Missing in Action only for the worst to be confirmed 14 days later when his body was discovered and confirmed as Killed in Action. A photograph of "Roy Bailey" as he was known on the Bristol Cathedral website shows him most likely wearing this uniform. see link https://bristol-cathedral.co.uk/we-have-our-lives/person/roy-bailey
WW1 Royal Marine Artillery Silk Embroidered Postcard. A rare lace embroidered example, reverse dated November 1917. Colours bright clean condition.
WW1 Royal Marine Light Infantry attributed Issue "D" Shape Mess Tin and Cover. This is a rare original pair that remain togeather as issued. The tin with clear issue date of 1915 and Pte G.W.A. White name and issue number. These details are repeated to the canvas cover. A very good rare pair. Private George William Alfred White joined the Royal Marines in August 1915 and served throughout the Great War and was discharged in 1920.
WW1 Royal Marine Light Infantry Issue Broderick Cap. A very rare WW1 issue example worn by Private George William Alfred White. Dark blue material, with red flash mounted with a RMLI Cap Badge. The interior with oilcloth and clear issue stamp. Minor wear. Private George William Alfred White joined the Royal Marines in August 1915 and served throughout the Great War and was discharged in 1920.
WW1 Royal Marine Light Infantry RMLI 1914/15 Star. Awarded to "CH19050 PTE H. ROYALS R.M.L.I." GC. Private Harold Royals enlisted into the RMLI in September 1914 and in April 1915 embarked on HMS Campania, a seaplane carrier. He remained with her throughout the Great War..
WW1 Royal Naval Air Service RNAS scarce Engineer’s sleeve badge. A good bullion embroidered eagle with propeller below on navy melton cloth ground. Small area of moth holes, otherwise GC. The Naval Wing of the Royal Flying Corps was authorised 11th July 1912 and soon became known as the Royal Naval Air Service, this title was officially recognised in July 1914. The RNAS merged with the Royal Flying Corps to form the Royal Air Force on 1st April 1918.
WW1 Royal Naval Air Service winged “A” RNAS shoulder board badge A rare original small example retaining both wires. Worn to the shoulder boards of the greatcoat by Officers attached to the RNAS; discontinued upon the creation of the RAF on the 1st April 1918.
WW1 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Officers Pair of Medals. This pair were awarded to Lieut C. St. C Penny RNVR. GC Accompanied by a rank shoulder board. Lieutenant Claude St Clan Penny was commissioned into the RNVR in 1916. He was given command of ML94 Motor Boat. After a bout of illness he applied for pilot training on Seaplane. Due to his illness he was later discharged and awarded the Silver War Badge. BWM & VM confirmed as only entitlement.
WW1 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Officers Pair of Medals. This pair were awarded to Lieut C. St. C Penny RNVR. GC Accompanied by a rank shoulder board. Lieutenant Claude St Clan Penny was commissioned into the RNVR in 1916. He was given command of ML94 Motor Boat. After a bout of illness he applied for pilot training on Seaplane. Due to his illness he was later discharged and awarded the Silver War Badge. BWM & VM confirmed as only entitlement.
WW1 Royal Navy / Royal Naval Air Service RNAS Ratings Cap Badge. A good padded WW1 period example. The reverse with old safety pin fitting.
WW1 Royal Navy Aircraft Carrier HMS Ark Royal & Zeppelin ID Tag. This grouping was awarded to 204057 G. Lillywhite L.Sig RN. Comprising: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal GC. .... Accompanied by a small alloy ID tag, pendant engraved G Lillywhite HMS Ark Royal portion of zeppelin L55. GC. George Lillywhite was a native of Bermondsey London. L55 infact LZ55 was damaged by fire from the battleship HMS Agamemnon on 5 May 1916, it came down in the Vardar (Macedonia) marshes.
WW1 Royal Navy Casualty Officer’s trio. Awarded to “Lieut G.D.W. Turner RN”. Comprising: 1914/15 Star “Lieut RN”, British War Medal, Victory Medal “Lieut RN”. Medals loose. GC Lieutenant George Douglas Whittingham Turner was commissioned in 1913. At the outbreak of the war he was serving onboard HMS Antrim a Devonshire-class armoured cruiser. He remained with her until she was paid off in 1917. He died whilst on the half pay list on the 1st July 1920 and is therefore remberered on the CWGC Roll of Honour.
WW1 Royal Navy Mine Clearance Service Sleeve / Cuff Badge. A scarce original silver plated large die-stamped sleeve badge, ( complete with both original loop fittings, brass backing plate and split pin. Untouched condition. Raised at the end of the First World War.
WW1 Royal Navy Overseas Chevrons. A scarce full set of five chevrons, one red (1914) and four blue. Has been worn.
WW1 Royal Navy Overseas Chevrons. A scarce set of 4 blue chevrons on dark blue backing cloth representing 1915/16/17/18. Minor wear. GC.
WW1 Royal Navy Ratings Cap. A scarce example of the WW1 pattern, tailored with white canvas top. Retaining original "HMS Victory" Tally. The interior with blue cotton lining and owners stamped name. Some service wear, near VGC for the type. The shape of the WW1 period caps, differ from the WW2 and later patten caps.
WW1 Royal Navy Unusual Rank British War Medal & Box. This example was awarded to M.12240 L Andrews L.V.A. R.N. The British War Medal complete with original card box of issue with typed details. Leading Victuallers Assistant Leslie Andrews is confirmed on the Medal Roll with this rank and awarded the BWM Only. he was a native of Birmingham and joined the Royal Navy March 1915. He was discharged in 1919 having spent most of his service at HMS Victory.
WW1 Royal Sussex Regiment Pair of Medals. Awarded to 265780 Pte A E Stanton R. Suss R. Complete with original silk medal ribbons and box of issue.
WW1 Royal Welsh Fusiliers Attributed Officers Mess Kit A rare set carried by Captain Archibald Gordon McPherson who served in France from 1916. Comprising: Circular allow mess tin. ... plate... combination knife, fork & spoon. ... Teas strainer and tin. Contained in a khaki canvass cover, this with printed name and Manchester makers name to the interior of the flap. Some service wear GC. Captain Archibald Gordon McPherson landed in France during June 1916. He is listed as serving with the 19th and later 25th Battalions RWF (details from MIC).
WW1 Royal Welsh Fusiliers Attributed Wolseley Pattern Foreign Service Helmet A good rare untouched example worn by 417924 Sergeant Walter Cotton B Company 1st Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. A regulation Great War example of the issue pattern helmet. khaki cloth material with folded pagri. The interior is with leather sweatband and retaining pencil inscription of the original owners number rank name and unit. Chinstrap absent. Sleepy untouched condition, Cork to skull good, slight damage to rear peak not effecting the appearance. Sergeant Cotton was awarded the British War Medal and Victory medal plus the India General Service Medal.
WW1 Royal Welsh Fusiliers Officer's Pair of Medals. Attributed to Second Lieutenant Frank Archibold Stringer. Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal "2 LIEUT F.A. STRINGER",Original ribbons. ... Box of issue. A search through the Medal Index Cards has located only one possibility Serving in the ranks with the REF he was commissioned into the Regiment on the 28th March 1917. His card indicates that the medals were issued on the 18th September 1941. Pair only issued confirmed.
WW1 Royal Welsh Fusiliers Victory Medal Awarded to 10824 Pte J.L. Rissettio R.W. FUS. GC. Pte Rissettio enlisted in December 1915 and was discharged from the 4th Bn RWF after overseas service on the 17th January 1918
WW1 September 1915 "Horner's Weekly" Great Favourite with our lads in Khaki & Blue. A good interesting copy of a magazine typical of the period, with a good attractive front cover. Minor wear. The back giving instructions for posting to the front.
WW1 September 1918 Dailey News Sheet British Forces in Italy. An interesting double sided news sheet issued by Intelligence G.H.Q. British Forces Italy on the 19th September 1918. Slight wear.
WW1 Silk Embroidered Postcard Sent Home From France. A good example with the Union Flag and pencil details to the reverse. Addressed to Southsea Hampshire.
WW1 Silver War Badge 16th Bn London Regiment The Badge bears the number 312669. Retaining pin. Issued to 550133 A/Cpl Jack St.Claire Robinson who enlisted on the 23rd June 1913 and was discharged as a result of wounds on the 4th January 1918.
WW1 Silver War Badge 34th Bn Training Reserve. The Badge bears the number 262493. Retaining pin. Issued to 8/6253 Private Phillip Stanley Acksell who is confirmed as serving the Training Reserve. He enlisted on the 18th January 1917 and was discharged 26th October 1917. Sole entitlement no overseas service
WW1 Small Box Respirator Gas Mask & Bag. A rare example of the War Department issue. Comprising gas mask and canister. The canister and hose are now in relic condition, the mask is supple but again with some age wear and damage. Complete with original correct pattern bag, retaining leather adjustment tag to the side. The item would still be suitable for display with a uniform.
WW1 Small Box Respirator Gas Mask Bag. A worn example of the WW1 pattern. Complete with web strap, this with correct brass button and hook as well as the leather side strap, to be used in battle order. The interior divider has been removed. The bag with some use.
WW1 Somerset Light Infantry Territorial War Medal Pair. Awarded to 1834 PTE S BURROWS SOM L. I. Comprising: British War Medal (1834 PTE SOM L. I.), Territorial War Medal, (1834 PTE SOM L.I.). Confirmed as complete entitlement.
WW1 South African 11th Infantry 1914/15 Star. A good example awarded to Pte J Maniom 11th Infantry. GC.
WW1 South African Silver War Badge. This example with the impressed number SA3549 to the reverse. Complete with pin GC
WW1 South Lancashire Regiment Victory Medal. Awarded to 28361 Pte E.T. Parsons S. Lan R. GC.
WW1 South Russia Territorial Force Nursing Service 1920 Royal Red Cross Group of Medals. A scarce group awarded to Sister Miss Lily Lister. Comprising: Royal Red Cross (Second Class in case), British War Medal, Victory Medal (Sister L Lister), Territorial Army Nursing Service (HM Birmingham 1928)..... Accompanied by miniature medal group of the 1st three. ... Silver ID tag made from a coin. Overall GC and Rare. Sister Lilly Lister was born in 1886 at Willenhall, near Wolverhampton and undertook Nurse training at Bristol Royal Infirmary between December 1908 and December 1911. She joined the Territorial Force Nursing Service as a Staff Nurse in October 1914. Later promoted to Sister she volunteered her services to the British Army Black Sea expedition fighting the Bolshevik forces and it was here she was awarded the Royal Red Cross 2nd Class, a note stating the award sent to G.O.C. British Army of the Black Sea, 4 October 1920. She left the TFNS in 1921.
WW1 South Staffordshire / Army Ordinance Corps Family Group of Medal, This grouping comprising: British War Medal and Victory Medal awarded to 015930 Pte W.L. Knowles A.O.C. & 5243 Pte F. H. Knowles S Staff R. .... Also a Special Constabulary Medal awarded to George Knowes. The groups with the addition of a South Staffordshire Regiment Cap Badge. GC.
WW1 South Staffordshire Regiment Officer's ID Bracelet. A rather crude alloy example named to "2Lt G Eaton S. Staffs CE" Complete with chain. Possibly worn by Second Lieutenant Godfrey Lewis Trevor Eaton who served as a Second Lieutenant with the 1st South Staffs, later Lieutenant attached 22nd Manchester Regiment.
WW1 Stokes Mortar Trench Art / Factory made Superb Miniature Packing Create & Bombs This one of the finest examples of brass trench art, I have come across and depicts a War Department wood packing create holding three 3 inch Stokes bombs. One bomb comes apart. The inside of the packing case lid is engraved “Model 3” Stokes Bombs J. Alexander Esq Sep 1917 T.T. One end of the create is stamped Lot 1A which is repeated to each bomb. The other end “TT 9:17”. The size of the create is Length 3” Width 1 1/2” Height 1”. VGC.
WW1 Style British Army Officer's Binoculars. A short pair brass body with black leather and painted finish. Complete with original polished brown leather case. The case with later named details. Clean Condition.
WW1 Style British Army Wrist Watch This example was retailed through the West End Watch Company and is a Swiss movement. The nickel case with a number and now fitted with an old leather strap. The watch is with some age wear, running order, but the winding hand is loose and will not move the hour or minute hands. The hand will wind the watch movement. Please note sold as seen requires repair.
WW1 Style Officer's Wrist Watch. This is an example with silver cased 15 Jewel Swiss movement. Not Working. Good for display only. PLEASE NOTE SOLD AS SEEN NOT A WORKING EXAMPLE.
WW1 Suffolk Regiment / City of London Army Cadet Force Long Service Group of Medals. Awarded to Captain William R Q Harries, who served during the Great War with the Suffolk Regiment and was later commissioned into the Army Cadet Force, retiring with the rank of Captain. Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal, (63176 Pte W R Q Harries Suff R), Defence Medal, War Medal (engraved Sgt W R Q Harries), Cadet Forces Medal (GVIR), (Lt W R Q Harries) GC mounted as originally worn. Captain Harries is confirmed as been issued the BWM & VM for service during the Great War. He was awarded the Cadet Forces Medal on the 19th May 1953, then serving with the City of London Army Cadet Force and resigned his commission due to age on the 31st March 1959.
WW1 Suffolk Regiment 1914 Star Casualty Group of Three Medals. Awarded to "704 Pte E.J. Spinks Suff R". Comprising: 1914 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal. Complete with original ribbons. Private Edward James Spinks a native of Tuddenham Suffolk enlisted at Ipswich and landed in France on the 8th November 1914. He was Killed in Action on the 16th May 1915.
WW1 Suffolk Regiment WW2 Air Training Corps Officer's Group of Medals. This group was awarded to Flight Lieutenant James Clarence Cooper a Great War Officer with the Suffolk Regiment and ATC Squadron Commander. Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal "2. Lieut J.C. Cooper", Cadet Forces Medal (GVIR) "Act Flt Lt J.C. Cooper RAFVR (T)" Mounted as originally worn. GC. .... Accompanied by a forwarding Air Ministry envelope dated 1950 addressed to Leytonstone. .... Uniform medal bar. .... Pair of Army uniform shoulder straps with Lieutenant rank Stars. <-> Flight Lieutenant James Clarence Cooper is confirmed as serving with the Suffolk Regiment during the Great War, MIC confirming the address his medals were sent, which is a match to the address on the AM envelope. He landed in France on the 12th April 1917, his WW1 medals being issued in 1923.
WW1 Superb Example of a Brodie Helmet with Original Issue Cover. This B pattern Brodie helmet retains its original War Department issue khaki cotton cover. The helmet is the pre Mid 1917 issue with no ring to the crown of the lining. Retaining original oilcloth sweatband and leather chinstrap. The four section cover with band and six vents. The inside of the cover with WD Issue stamp and makers stamp of Lomas. This is a recently discovered item and remains in sleepy untouched condition.
WW1 Superior Officer's Trench Torch. This example of the Orilux trench torch is fitted into a superior quality polished brown leather case. With flap to top and flap to the sense. Tailored with belt loops to the reverse and leather sling. Good clean condition.
WW1 Surrey Yeomanry / North Irish Horse / Tank Corps Officer's Group of Three Medals. An unusual Regiment combination awarded to Lieutenant Frederick Joseph Whalen, who was commissioned into the North Irish Horse and served with the 10th Bn Tank Corps. Comprising: 1914/15 Star "1849 PTE F.J. WHALEN SURR YEO", British War Medal, Victory Medal "LIEUT". Accompnied by original silk ribbons.... Dog Tags "2LT N.I.H.". ... Uniform ribbon bar. SEE OTHER LISTINGS FOR HIS UNIFORM BADGES ETC. Lieutenant Frederick Joseph Whalen enlisted into the Surrey Yeomanry in February 1909. He landed in France with the Regiment on the 20th December 1914. In September 1915 he applied for a commission and this was granted into the 9th Bn KSLI, however in March 1916 he transferred to the Reserve Regiments of Cavalry and was posted and confirmed in the 2nd North Irish Horse. He served with the Regiment in France throughout early 1917, when he transferred to the Tank Corps. After training he was posted to the 10th Bn and returned to France in December 1917, in early 1918 he was posted back to UK and admitted into hospital. He resigned his Commission in January 1919.
WW1 Sussex Yeomanry Officers Medal Pair British War Medal and Victory Medal awarded to LIEUT H.P. HARRISON. BWM possibly officially re-impressed. GC. Attributed to Lieutenant H.P. Harrison who was commissioned into the Sussex Yeomanry, later attacked to the Rifle Brigade and Royal Engineers. The MIC confirms the medals were applied for on the 1st August 1925
WW1 T/RAMC/LONDON Brass Shoulder Title Badge Complete with three Loops.
WW1 Tank Corps Military Medal Winners Cap Badge and Christmas Card. A scarce Tank Corps 1917 Christmas card and cap badge worn by Driver George Needham MM. Accompanied by a post war newspaper cutting showing need ham serving as a fireman. Sergeant George Needham was awarded the MM whilst serving with the 1st Bn. In August 1918 he drove his tank in action for 8 hours, at one stage throwing his tank into fourth gear and charging his tank at an enemy machine gun position.
WW1 Tank Corps Officer's Cap Badge by Gaunt A good scarce example with makers details to the reverse. Complete with blades.
WW1 Tank Corps Swagger Stick. A scarce complete example. The thimble pattern nickel top embossed with the badge of the Tank Corps. Complete with end cap. Near VGC, small minor dents.
WW1 Territorial Battalion 1902 Pattern Other Ranks Tunic. A very good example of the standard issue British "Tommy" tunic. Khaki wool material, tailored with the correct two pleats under the collar. To each arm Sergeant chevrons, to the left cuff a marksman badge and to the right four blue overseas chevrons. The interior with white cotton lining, bearing WD issue stamp and light khaki pocket lining. Retaining a large section of the paper label. The shoulder cords with three holes for titles, indicating a Territorial unit. Small moth hole to the left cuff, otherwise moth free. VGC.
WW1 Territorial Force, Imperial Service Volunteer Uniform Badge. A very good original First World War period 'Imperial Service' die-cast nickel plated badge, worn on the uniform above right pocket by Territorial Force Soldiers who had Volunteered for Overseas Service during the Great War. Very good condition, retaining original substantial pin fittings
WW1 The Great Adventure 1919 Cologne Booklet. This booklet was printed for the British troops serving with the Army of occupation in Cologne in 1919. Large number of illustrations.
WW1 The Manchester Regiment Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, Nineteenth Battalions Original Book An original 1923 edition of the WW1 Record of the First (City) Brigade The Manchester Regiment. Complete with fold out maps and illustrations, plus Roll of Honour. Minor foxing and small damage to the spine. GC.
WW1 The National Egg Collection for the Wounded Soldiers and Sailors, British Red Cross War Fund Raising Volunteer Collector Badge & Certificate etc A very rare First World War period fund raising card badge and accompanying certificate and ephemera. Worn and presented to Miss Mary Woolston of Penzance. Comprising: Card Badge, the reverse with maker's details "Knight Bros. & Cooper, Ltd., Derby” and retaining original pin. Colour printed certificate, printed Letter of thanks for eggs from Field Marshal Haig, letter informing of the termination of the egg collecting scheme April 1919. Plus other items. These card badges were worn by a volunteer collector working on behalf of the 'British Red Cross War Fund This is a very complete Great War Home Fund Grouping. The National Egg Collection was a national scheme started in the First World War to supply the scarce and much needed fresh eggs to the wounded soldiers and sailors recovering in local War Hospitals, weekly appeals continued into 1919.
WW1 Themed Listing Is Now Complete. Dear Old Blighty Hope you will find our WW1 themed listing of interest. To view the full list access the shop, via the on-line shop button in the menu bar. To view various sections, please do so in the normal way via the category button.
WW1 Trench Art Letter Opener. A good example, the blade engraved France
WW1 Trench Art Letter Opener. A good example, the blade engraved with a sailing ship.
WW1 Trench Art Letter Opener. A good example, the blade of sheet brass
WW1 Turkish Army Other Rank's Belt Buckle. A good example retaining original leather tang.
WW1 US Air Service Flying Helmet. A good example of the Great War pattern, soft brown leather, with blanket lining. The buckle with a 1918 pattern date. Minor age wear, leather supple. GC.
WW1 Victory Copper Photograph Frame of Royal Navy Submarine interest. This large copper frame is embossed with Britannia, her laurel wreath of Victory making a border for a photograph which shows a Royal Navy sailor, his cap with the tally “Submarines”. The reverse with the makers details of “Manfd by Booth & Brookes Limited Burnham on Crouch. GC Image clear. Overall Size 9 1/2” x 11 1/2”.
WW1 War Department Trench Torch / Lantern. This is a rare chrome plated cylinder example. Made with folding handles to use a torch, the lid can be opened and two hooks allow the lantern to be hung. The lid with the makers details of "Maw" London and clear WD issue arrow. Chrome finish is good, slight age wear, retains original old candle.
WW1 Welsh Regiment 1914/15 Star. Awarded to "16184 PTE J.A. BONA WELSH R".
WW1 Welsh Regiment Medals & Badges. A good grouping attributed to 64387 Private Christopher Kernan. Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal (PTE WELSH R), Cap badge, shoulder title and October 1917 dated Shoeing certificate. Confirmed Pair only
WW1 Women's Voluntary Reserve Tunic & Skirt. Probably one of the rarest pattern of uniforms for the Great War. Khaki cloth of light weight material. The tunic is tailored with a V neck, breast and waist pockets and to the lapels WVR bronze collar badges, to the shoulder straps "WVR" metal shoulder titles. The left cuff with three blue overseas chevrons and to the left breast an embroidered circular badge. One waist pocket interior with yellow tailor's stamp. Complete with leather football style buttons (2 absent). ... Accompanied by matching skirt. Very little wear Good clean condition.
WW1 Worcestershire & Warwickshire Regiments Family Casualty Medals. Comprising: Medal Group of 17500 Private Henry Cornwall 9th Bn Worcestershire Regiment. 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, Bronze Memorial Plaque "Henry Cornwall" Medal Group of 203085 Private Albert Cornwall of the 2/5th Bn Royal Warwickshire Regiment. British War Medal, Victory Medal, Bronze Memorial Plaque "Albert Cornwall" Plaques attached to a wood backing. Private Henry Cornwall served with the 9th Bn Worcestershire Regiment and landed at Gallipoli on the 3rd October 1915. He was reported Killed in Action on the 25th April 1916. Private Albert Cornwall is confirmed as being awarded the Pair only and was Killed in Action in France on the 3rd December 1917.
WW1 Worcestershire Regiment / Leicestershire Regiment Medal Group. Awarded to "23330 PTE A.S. VINE WORC R". Comprising: 1914/15 Star, Victory Medal, Silver War Badge "75671". Hook absent. Private Arthur S Vine enlisted into the Worcestershire Regiment on the 4th September 1914. He later transferred to the Leicestershire Regiment and was discharged with the award of the Silver War Badge on the 12th December 1916 as a result of wounds. The badge number is confirmed.
WW1 Worcestershire Regiment Officer's "KD" Tunic. A good Great War period example worn by a Captain of the Regiment. Complete with OSD collar badges and regimental buttons. The tunic is typical of the WW1 period, tailored with blue cotton lining to the pocket flaps. Minor wear GC. Battalions of the Regiment served at Gallipoli, Italy and Egypt. This tunic differs from later examples, with the quality of the material and tailoring..
WW1 Yorkshire Copper Works Leeds War Souvenir An unusual souvenir produced shortly after the end of the Great War and probably used as a paper weight. In the form of a copper band. Engraved: "18 Pdr Shell Band The Yorkshire Copper Works Ltd Leeds 11-11-11-18". Engraving clear.
WW1 Yorkshire Hussars Pair of Medals. Awarded to 1915 Sjt E. Watson York Hrs. Very good condition complete with original ribbons and card box of issue with typed name. Sergeant Edward Watson joined the Yorkshire Hussars in 1911. He was discharged with the award of the Silver War Badge on the 25th December 1917. He was awarded the Pair only.
WW1 Ypres 1916 Photographic Booklet Charm. This charm sized booklet shows a number of fold out pictures of the Bombardment of Ypres 1914-1916. Written note to reverse giving an address in Newcastle.
WW1 Zeppelin SL11 Leefe Robinson Souvenir A piece of Zeppelin wire sold on behalf of the Red Cross recovered from the first Zeppelin bought down at Cuffley Essex. September 3rd 1916. Complete with original Red Cross envelope. GC clean condition. Zeppelin SL11 brought down by Lt Leefe Robinson VC of the Royal Flying Corps
WW1 “Spink” Medallion.Royal Navy Actions of Heligoland 28th August 1914 and Dogger Bank 24th January 1915 A scarce alloy medal remains in very fine condition.
WW1 “The Tank It’s Birth and Development” History of the Maker “William Foster & Co Ltd” A rare original copy of the book published on behalf of the Company which developed the Tank. The book covers 90 pages with a large amount of illustrations, showing Tanks, the factory, including production line, hospital etc. Also a comprehensive illustrated list of other products. This copy was the personal copy of former Tank Corps Driver Sergeant George Needham MM 1st Tank Bn. GC. Sergeant George Needham was awarded the MM whilst serving with the 1st Bn. In August 1918 he drove his tank in action for 8 hours, at one stage throwing his tank into fourth gear and charging his tank at an enemy machine gun position.
WW2 Period Cloth Cornwall ARP Home Front Badge. A scarce example, now with heavy moth damage. Accompanied by a silver ARP Badge with buttonhole fitting.
WW2 US American Airforce Pilot’s Silver Wings. A good pair. Complete with pin fittings. (Safety clip to hook absent). No makers details GC
WW2 / Cold War Period Cornwall Civil Defence Insignia. Comprising: Cornwall Title. ... Printed Messenger Title. ... CD Badge (WW2 Pattern). ... Rank badge. Overall GC.
WW2 / Early Post War. RAF 52 Squadron Flying Suit Badge. A good quality bullion embroidered example, with white cotton backing. The reverse with original paper backing. GC.
WW2 / Malaya East Surrey Regiment / General List Officers Medal Group. A good Officers long service unusually named group awarded to Captain H. Jeffery who served with the East Surrey Regiment. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, General Service Medal (EIIR) clasp Malaya (Capt H Jeffery Gen List), Regular Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (EIIR) (1761264 WO Cl 2 H. Jeffery RASC). Mounted court style as originally worn. Last medal with contact marks. GC. Captain H Jeffery was commissioned into the Reserve of Regular Officers, serving with the East Surrey Regiment. He resigned his commission on the 17th April 1964 due to age, at that time he is listed under the Home Counties Brigade.
WW2 12th Bucks Home Guard Whaddon Certificate. A good example of the Home Guard Stand Down certificate awarded to Herbert Francis Marks who served from 25th July 1942 to 31st December 1944. The certificate is accompanied by an original copy of the 12th Bucks Bn The King's Broadcast to the Home Guard. VGC.
WW2 16th Lancers Handkerchief. This printed on to cotton Handkerchief remains in very good condition.
WW2 1937 Pattern New Zealand Waterbottle. A good felt covered blue enamel waterbottle, retaining original card makers label to the base. Minor moth nips GC.
WW2 1939 "Micky Mouse" Childs Gas Mask. An example of the red rubber child's gas mask. The overall condition is good, some minor cracking to the rubber and age storage wear.
WW2 1939 Auxiliary Fire Service AFS Home Front Steel Helmet A very good and clean example, retaining original green painted finish to the shell and letters "AFS" to the front. The interior with lining and chinstrap. The crown with the early pattern round cushion padding. The shell is dated 1939. VGC
WW2 1939 Dated British Army Other Rank's Side Cap. A very good clean example, with clear issue stamp to the interior. VGC.
WW2 1939 issue British Army Gas Mask,with additional filter. A very good and rare example. the mask and canister with various 1938 to 1939 issue dates. Complete with special pattern bag. The mask remains in clean condition, the bag a little dirty with service wear.
WW2 1939/40 British Army Tommy Helmet. A good clean example retaining original green painted finish. The shell is dated 1939 and the lining is dated 1940. Complete with original chinstrap. Minor age wear and some small areas of rust.
WW2 1939/45 Star. A good example, unnamed as issued.
WW2 1940 12th Bn Royal Fusiliers Picture Booklet. A good and rare copy, showing a large number of photographs of different sections of the Battalion. Clean condition.
WW2 1940 1937 Pattern Webbing Officer's Side Bag. A good clean example, with clear 1940 issue stamp. Complete with single brace strap. Near unissued condition.
WW2 1940 BEF 12th Infantry Division Steel Helmet. A rare example of the Tommy pattern helmet with rough green painted finish and to the left side a white painted diamond. The interior with MKI pattern lining dated 1938 and with round crown pad. GC Clean condition. The white diamond was the formation badge of the 12th Infantry Division. It fought during May and June 1940 suffering very high casualties, evacuated from Dunkirk on its return to the UK was disbanded.
WW2 1940 British Home Front "Rescue Service" Steel Helmet. A good original example, the shell stamped with three small holes to the edge and retaining original black painted finish. To the front letters "R S". Complete with lining and chinstrap. Both shell and lining dated 1940.
WW2 1940 Dated Web Holster & Pouch Combination. A good clean pair, both with clear 1940 date. Interior of pouch with small moth nips.
WW2 1940 Home Guard Issue Side Bag. A very good and supple example. The interior flap with clear 1940 issue stamp. Small holes to the strap, otherwise a good clean example.
WW2 1940 Pattern Battledress Trousers. A superb near unissued condition pair, retaining original 1945 dated issue label. The trousers are size 6. Complete with both large and field dressing pocket. No moth damage near new unissued clean condition.
WW2 1940 RAF Air Ministry Navigator / Bomb Aimer's Stop Watch. A good clean working example with clear AM Crown issue Stamp for 1940. Please note this watch appears to be running but is sold as a historical item only not warranted.
WW2 1940 RAF Issue Boot Brush. A good and scarce example with very clear AM issue stamp to the top. The side with faint issue date of 1940. Has been used.
WW2 1940 Royal Navy HMS Oak Postcard Photograph. A scarce snap shot photograph of an armed trawler, the reverse with pencil inscription HMS Oak 1940. GC. HMS Oak was a MS Trawler which carried the pennant number T54. She was commissioned in June 1939 and sold in March 1946.
WW2 1941 Dated 1937 Pattern Webbing Large Pack. A very good unissued example with clear issue stamps.
WW2 1941 Dated British Army Webbing Gaiters This pair with clear 1941 issue stamp. Complete with leather straps. GC. Little dusty
WW2 1941 Dated Home Guard Leather Belt. This example with clear issue stamp and complete with brass buckles. Leather supple.
WW2 1941 Dated Webbing Gaiters. An unissued pair with clear issue stamps. Size 2 Complete with leather straps.
WW2 1941 German Third Reich Brown Leather Bayonet Frog A good example with clear issue date. GC Small break to frog button hole
WW2 1942 Attributed RAF Officers Servicedress Pilots Tunic. A good tailored example worn by Flight Lieutenant P Berriman MID. To the left breast a good pair of early WW2 style padded Pilot Wings and medal ribbons 1939/45 Star, Africa Star, Rosette, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, MID. Tailors label and ink name to the interior pocket. Overall GC some service wear and now with some moth holes. Tunics tailored with additional interior pockets to the lining, are usually pre Battledress flying tunics.
WW2 1942 Dated British Military Issue Gas Mask & Case. A good clean example of the regulation pattern, Dated 1942. Complete with cleaning kit and issue bag.
WW2 1942 Home Front Oxfordshire Headington Fire Guard Items Comprising: Fire Guard certificate awarded to Mr Thomas George Glanville of Headington, Fire Guard Booklet and Fire Guard Armband. (3 items) The last photograph shows the back cover of the Fire Guard Booklet
WW2 1942 Pipe Mines Field Engineering Pamphlet. This is part 1 Pushing loading and firing. This example was printed in India for use in the far East and is in superb condition. The text complemented by illustrations. VGC
WW2 1942 RAF Hurricane II Pilots Notes. A rare set of original Pilots notes dated December 1942. Complete with fold out ilustrations. Have been used GC.
WW2 1942 RAF Issue Other Ranks Jumper. A very good and scarce example of the Air Ministry issue pattern, with V neck. Clear AM tamp and issue label. one or two small moth holes, not effecting the overall appearance very clean condition.
WW2 1943 1937 Pattern Webbing Waterbottle Carrier. This example with clear issue stamp.
WW2 1943 ATS Other Ranks Womens Service Cap. A good example with 1943 issue date to the lining. The cap retains its original cap badge, which has been broken during its working life and repaired by being stitched in place. Complete with chinstrap buttons (strap absent). Small moth holes to the rear flap. GC.
WW2 1943 British MK I Boys Anti Tank Rifle Ammunition Pouch. A good scarce example, khaki canvas retaining sling and two small metal buttons. The interior with clear stamp for July 1943. Some service wear GC.
WW2 1943 British MK I Boys Anti Tank Rifle Ammunition Pouch. A good scarce example, khaki canvas retaining sling and two small metal buttons. The interior with clear stamp for July 1943. Some service wear GC.
WW2 1943 Devonshire Regiment Other Ranks Side Cap. A good example, retaining original cap badge and also fitted with Officers Bronze regimental buttons. The interior with ink issue stamp for 1943 Minor wear. Evidence of a second hole, possibly worn with an Officers Devonshire Regiment Cap Badge
WW2 1943 Issue Pilots Notes General. A very good clean edition.
WW2 1943 Middle East Training Book Tank Hunting & Tank Destruction. A scarce official publication with a number of German & Italian Tanks, also details of mines etc. GC used.
WW2 1943 Pattern Jungle Boots 1944 Dated War Department Issue . A good supple pair of polished brown boots with clear WD issue stamp and to the interior 1944 date size 9 S. Complete with original soles with studs. Some service wear. GC.
WW2 1943 RAF Heaton Park Manchester Booklet. This booklet was published in 1943 and contains details of the camp. GC Clean Condition.
WW2 1943 Royal Navy Sailor's Pull over Tunic. A very good near unissued example of the dark blue woolen top. This example retains original paper issue label with clear date VGC
WW2 1944 1937 Pattern Webbing "Signal Satchel" A very good clean example with clear 1944 issue date and stencilled "Satchel Signals". Complete with strap dated 1944.
WW2 1944 Army Battldress Trousers. A good large pair with large leg pocket and small field dressing pocket. The interior with WD issue stamp indicating 1944. Overall GC no moth damage.
WW2 1944 Attributed Airborne Forces Denison Smock. A superb example of the war time half zip jump smock. This example with brass press studs original."1944 issue label. To the inside back of the smock faint ink name "Lt Bayley R Coy". Small period field repair, otherwise superb condition. ...Accompanied by an Officer's private purchase jumper, this with label "H.64 Bayley H.N.E". No moth damage clean condition.
WW2 1944 British Army Camouflaged Leather Jerkin. A superb example in unissued condition. The light brown leather jerkin with dark camouflaged lines. The interior with green wool lining and retaining original issue label VGC.
WW2 1944 British Army Map Case. A very good clean example of the type with clear issue stamp.
WW2 1944 Cameron's General Service Beret. A good example untouched as worn. With clear makers stamp and date and cap badge. GC moth free
WW2 1944 dated 1937 Pattern Map Case and Strap. A very good clean example, with clear issue stamp and date. VGC.
WW2 1944 Dated Airborne Forces "Para" Helmet Large size. A scarce large size example "7 5/8" with clear 1944 date to the leather sweatband. Complete with webbing harness. The helmet remains in good condition. The helmet has been used post war with various names, the shell with contact knocks to finish. Please note with post war net and scrim for display. and comes with the helmet.
WW2 1944 Fleet Air Arm Aircrew First Aid Pack. A very rare complete unopened example. Printed instructions to both sides and clear Royal Navy stamp and date 1944. Has been carried GC.
WW2 1944 Luftwaffe Ski Cap A good dated example,of the M43 Ski Cap. Wool material with original embroidered Luftwaffe badge to the front. The interior with herring bone material lining and date stamp 1944. Service wear, has been worn. Lining with ink stain, stamping clear. GC mothing to the badge and overall wear.
WW2 1944 Luftwaffe Ski Cap A good dated example,of the M43 Ski Cap. Wool material with original embroidered Luftwaffe badge to the front. The interior with herring bone material lining and date stamp 1944. Service wear, has been worn. Lining with ink stain, stamping clear. GC mothing to the badge and overall wear.
WW2 1944 Pattern Webbing Ammo Pouch Dated 1945 A very good unissued example with clear issue stamps. VGC
WW2 1944 Pattern Webbing Binocular Case Dated 1945 A very good unissued example with clear issue stamps. VGC
WW2 1944 RAF 8 Day Control Panel Aircraft Clock. A good example, with black case and winding hand at the 5 o'clock position. Face with details 8 Day MK 2D 6A/1275. Issue code date for 1944. Reverse with AM stamp. and last served date of 1956. The clock is in running order, keeping good time, but may need a service. GC Please note that this item is been sold as a historical collectors item only.
WW2 1944 RAF Flying Map "North Sea" A good printed on paper map showing part of UK and Holland. Clear 1944 dated GC.
WW2 1945 Gloucestershire Regiment General Service Beret. A good clean example, retaining Regimental cap badge and cloth backing. The interior with issue date 1945. No moth damage
WW2 1945 RAF Other Ranks Side Cap A good clean example as worn complete with Black plastic Economy buttons. The interior with issue stamps. GC.
WW2 1945 RAF Other Ranks Side Cap A good clean example as worn complete with Black plastic Economy buttons. The interior with issue stamps. GC.
WW2 1945 Reconnaissance Corps Officer's Battledress Blouse. A very good clean example tailored for Officer use. The blouse is the 1940 pattern, retaining Regimental shoulder titles, arm of service bar and leather buttons. The interior with 1945 dated issue label. Very good clean condition no moth.
WW2 1945 WRNS Ratings Summer Cap. A good worn example with an impressed 1945 date to the sweatband. Complete with HMS cap tally and white cotton top. Has been worn GC.
WW2 6x30 German Army Issue Binoculars. A good clean pair stamped 6x30 Dienstglas 95858 H/6400 ddx kf. Retaining most of the black exterior finish and original black leather strap. The optics are clear and retain signing numbers. Overall Good clean condition. Sold as a historical collectors item.
WW2 Africa Star. A good example, unnamed as issued.
WW2 Air Raid Precautions Gents Silver Lapel Badge A good example bearing silver hallmark for London 1938. Complete with buttonhole fittings. GC.
WW2 Air Raid Warden Brass Door / Wall Plaque A scarce and unusual brass example. GC Size 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 inches.
WW2 Aircraft Identification Booklet British Aircraft This WW2 printed booklet gives details on British Planes. Large number of illustrations and details. Minor age wear Clean condition.
WW2 Aircraft Identification Booklet British, American, German & Italian Types This WW2 printed booklet gives details on various aircraft Large number of illustrations and details. Minor age wear Clean condition.
WW2 Aircraft Identification Booklet No.2 German Monoplanes This WW2 printed booklet gives details on Enemy War Planes. Large number of illustrations and details. Minor age wear Clean condition.
WW2 Aircraft Identification Booklet No.4 American Monoplanes in the RAF This WW2 printed booklet gives details on various Planes. Large number of illustrations and details. Minor age wear Clean condition.
WW2 Aircraft Identification Booklet No.4 American Types for the RAF This WW2 printed booklet gives details on Enemy War Planes. Large number of illustrations and details. Minor age wear Clean condition.
WW2 Aircraft Recognition Booklet No.1 This WW2 printed booklet gives details on "British & Enemy" War Planes. Large number of illustrations and details. Minor age wear Clean condition.1
WW2 Anti Aircraft Command Pair Printed Cloth Formation Badges. A good unused pair.
WW2 Anti Tank Weapons Booklet A scarce clean example, with a number of illustrations. Published by Nicholson & Watson.
WW2 April 1944 War Office Issue Words and Phrases in French. This is an official issue booklet. Good clean condition.
WW2 Armoured Tanks etc. Black Beret 1945. A good clean example of a black beret tailored by Kangol and dated 1945 Size 7 1/8. Very clean condition, one or two minor surface moth nips. Near VGC.
WW2 ARP Air Raid Precautions Services Silver 1938 Badge & Box. A good man's original full sized silver 'Air Raid Precautions badge', the reverse bearing London silver hallmarks for 1938 and maker's details "J.C". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting. Contained in correct original red (male) coloured box of issue.
WW2 ARP Shelter Home Front Large Enamel Wall Sign. A scarce used example. Some age wear to the edges. Overall Size 16 1/2 x 20 inches
WW2 Atlantic Star. A good example, unnamed as issued.
WW2 Atlantic Star. A good example, retaining original period ribbon. GC.
WW2 Atlantic Star. A good example, retaining original period ribbon. GC
WW2 Atlantic Star. Unnamed as issued with original ribbon.
WW2 ATS Brass Cap Badge. Complete with slider.
WW2 ATS Cap Badge. Complete with slider GC.
WW2 ATS Officers Territorial group of four. Awarded to Subaltern (Lieutenant) J.H. Wyllys. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Territorial Efficiency Medal (GVIR) (Sub ATS). The group is mounted as worn
WW2 ATS Personnel Scrap Book. An interesting scrap book compiled by W/26854 Corporal Thelma Doreane Mainwaring a filing clark attached to the Royal Army Pay Corps and records her wartime service with the ATS. Containing a small number of cloth badges (illustrated), photographs include an American GI sweetheart group and individual ATS images, official forms etc. All contained in the original book. GC
WW2 Attributed RAF D Type Flying Helmet. A good example of the second pattern, tailored for external wiring loom. Complete with elasticated chin strap, the interior with silk lining and ink name "Sgt Doling 109161" Also stamped size 4. Overall GC worn condition, some oxidising to some studs. The service number would indicate a September 1939 allocation.
WW2 Australian Military Forces Emergency Ration Tin. A scarce example with clear issue stampings. Also with instructions to the inside of the lid. Minor wear GC.
WW2 Battle of France Period 1939 British Officer's Whistle. A rare early WW2 issue by J. Hudson Birmingham. Clear 1939 date VGC.
WW2 Belgian Army in United Kingdom Badge A good example with pin fitting.
WW2 British Army 1942 Dated Shell Dressing Bag & Contents. This bag retains clear stencilled details to the outside and is dated 1942 to the inside. Used post WW2 possibly by a TA unit contains a good amount of MOD issue dressings etc
WW2 British Army 1944 Dated Canvas Water Bucket. A good clean example with clear WD 1944 issue stamp.
WW2 British Army Issue Gas Proof Wallet for the Pay Book A good used example, retaining string loop, for the neck. GC slight wear.
WW2 British Army Issue Shirt. This wool example is tailored with collar and retains South African issue label for 1945. No moth very good clean condition.
WW2 British Army machete A good example of the issue pattern, with 1944 date stamp to the scabbard. UK Sale Only Over 18 only proof of age will be required.
WW2 British Army Officer's Issue Side Cap. This example with a WD issue stamp indicating the year 1943 (N). Complete with plastic economy GS buttons. Good clean condition.
WW2 British Army Trip Flare Original Cardboard Box. A rare example with packing date of 1945. Some storage wear GC. Box only
WW2 British Military / National Fire Service / Civil Defence Issue Gas Cape and Helmet. A good supple example of the British issue oil cloth gas cape, attached to its original Tommy pattern steel helmet, this retaining green painted finish and original liner. The latter dated 1939. The Cape remains in near Very Good condition one or two small holes not effecting the overall appearance and supple.
WW2 British Red Cross POW Cardboard Box. A very rare British Red Cross Pattern, of the type and size sent to Army Navy and Air Force POW's during WW2. The box retains a good shape, minor age wear GC. The Scottish Red Cross and Canadian Red Cross are more commonly found
WW2 British Red Cross SocietyBerkshire VAD Mobile Cloth Armband A good example of a Second World War British Red Cross Society silk embroidered felt badge worn by the Mobile unit of the Voluntary Aid Detachments on the arm of the uniform. The inside of the band with unit details of Berks 68.
WW2 Burma Star Miniature Medal Group. A good quality set mounted as originally worn.
WW2 Burma Star. Unnamed as issued.
WW2 Cameron Highlanders POW Group of Four Medals. Awarded to 2931478 CPL W. GRANT CAMERONS. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, France & Germany Star, War Medal, Territorial Efficiency Medal (CPL CAMERONS). Mounted as worn Corporal Grant is confirmed as a POW having been held in Stalag IX C with the POW number 1202
WW2 Cigarettes Ration Tin. The tin with slight wear.
WW2 Civil Air Guard CAG Side Cap. A scarce example, of dark blue material, complete with chrome and enamel, cap badge and chrome buttons. Minor age waer GC Clean condition.
WW2 Civil Defence Bournemouth Cloth Badges. A good selection as worn on the Battledress blouse. Comprising: CD breast pocket badge, Bournemouth title, Pair embroidered "Warden" titles (mothed), printed "Warden" title, service chevron, 1942 booklet "Chart of War Gases". Overall GC.
WW2 Civil Defence NCC Wardens Armband. A good example black ink printed onto white, with the addition of four stars (possibly rank). Minor wear GC.
WW2 Civil Defence Printed Rank Badges. A good matching pair. Near VGC.
WW2 Civil Defence Reading Uniform Badges. This small collection of items appear to have been one mans, who served with the Rescue detachment Reading Civil Defence. GC.
WW2 Civil Defence Report & Control Officer's Steel Helmet. A scarce example, with original black painted finish and white letters "RC" to the front. The interior with original early style lining this dated 1939. Complete with chinstrap. Clean condition.
WW2 County of Essex Air Raid Warden Pass. A good example awarded to Mrs Jessie C Latinier of Shenfield Essex. The exterior with gold tooled lettering. GC. Shenfield is close to Brentwood Essex.
WW2 D-Day Period Armoured Tanks etc. Black Beret 1944 A superb example tailored by the “British Beret Basque Ltd” and dated 1944. Also with the code letter M indicating 1944. Unissued condition.
WW2 Dated RAF H Type Oxygen Mask A rare example with date code for March 1945. Rubber remains in good supple condition. Complete with harness, but please note wiring has been replaced during its working life. Good Condition has been used. note grill absent
WW2 DCLI Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Printed Shoulder Titles. Pair as worn, removed from uniform.
WW2 DCLI Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Printed Shoulder Titles. A scarce pair printed "Cornwall" Worn as a pair. Removed from uniform
WW2 Defence Medal A good example, unnamed as issued.
WW2 Defence Medal & War Medal Pair. Good clean examples with original ribbons. Medals loose.
WW2 Devonshire Regiment Officer's Side Cap. A good example retaining original bronzed regimental badge and buttons. GC.
WW2 Durham Light Infantry Issue Beret. This example of an issue beret retains DLI cap badge against a green square The interior with faint issue stamp "194?" The beret with surface mount damage.
WW2 Early Cold War Period RAF Service Chevrons. Red embroidered chevrons on blue grey cloth. A block of four with an additional single chevron. Have been worn one small moth hole.
WW2 Early War Despatch Riders Helmet and Goggles. A good example of the light khaki cloth motorcyclist helmet, the interior with blanket lining and WD issue stamp. The helmet is accompanied by a pair of military issue goggles. Complete with box. GC minor wear.
WW2 Esher Surrey ARP Chief Warden ID Card A good original example. Has been carried GC.
WW2 Fleet Air Arm Navy C Type Flying Helmet. A good clean example, fitted with RCAF issue rubber cushions. Retaining a good colour, leather very soft. Not wired Approx Size 2
WW2 German 25 Year Faithful Service Medal & Box. A very good clean example, retaining original ribbon.
WW2 German Afrika Korps Tropical Army Breast Eagle. A very good bevo weave example. Has been worn. VGC
WW2 German anti British Propaganda Leaflet A scarce example, printed to one side, possibly Circa 1939/40 BEF period. GC.
WW2 German Army / Luftwaffe Dagger Knot. A good worn example, remains bright slight wear.
WW2 German Army / Luftwaffe Other Ranks Issue Belt. A good black leather example, retaining ally hook. Leather supple GC.
WW2 German Army Pair Slip on Regimental Number 246 A good original pair. GC.
WW2 German Army Side Cap Eagle. A good unissued bevy weave example. VGC.
WW2 German Army Slip on Pair Regimental Number 33 A good original example. GC.
WW2 German Army Slip on Regimental Number 112 A good original example. GC.
WW2 German Army Slip on Regimental Number 246 A good original example. GC.
WW2 German Incendiary Tail Fin. A very good example, with original painted finish. VGC.
WW2 German Iron Cross Second Class A good clean example. GC.
WW2 German Kriegsmairne Costal Artillery Uncut / Marine Breast Eagle Badges. A good uncut pair, slight wear.
WW2 German Luftwaffe Wrist Compass A good example, the reverse with the number AK39 FL23235-1. Strap absent GC.
WW2 German Luftwaffe Wrist Compass A very good clean example, the reverse with the number AK39 FL23235-1. Retaining original supple strap.
WW2 German Marine Breast Eagle. A good unworn example. Colours remain bright.
WW2 German Stag Horn Parade Bayonet by Eickhorn. A good sleepy example of the German Parade bayonet with plated blade. Makers details to the forte. The hilt with stag horn grips. Complete with scabbard. Some age wear, scratched HA to blade, scabbard with some service rust. UK SALE ONLY.
WW2 German Third Reich Army Signals Unteroffizier shoulder strap.. A good field grey example with faded yellow piping / waffenfarbe. Reverse with tongue to facilitate easy removal from tunic
WW2 German Third Reich Wehrpass A good example issued 12/10.1939 to Johann Mellen who worked for WBK Moers. Last entry 17/2/44. Good condition.
WW2 German Third Reich WW2 Luftschutz “Gladiator” Pattern Helmet A good clean example. Dark blue painted finish, with clear transfer to the front (95% present). The interior retains original late war material lining and black leather chinstrap. Chinstrap fragile.
WW2 Home Front "Home Guard" Knitting Pattern Book This booklet was produced by L Copley-Smith & Sons Ltd of Manchester and contains the patterns for knitting garments for the Home Guard. Has been used, little loose GC.
WW2 Home Front "THE ARP SONG" Music Sheet. A good and scarce original example, with great graphics to the front.
WW2 Home Front ARP Warden's Steel Helmet. A good example, with original white painted finish and black letter "W" to the front and back. The interior with original early style lining this dated 1939, also a 1939 date stamp to the shell. Complete with chinstrap. Clean condition.
WW2 Home Front Civil Defence Fiber Helmet A very good example of the pattern. Black fiber shell, complete with original lining, retaining paper size label and original leather chinstrap. The shell embossed Plasfort. VGC Very clean.
WW2 Home Front Civil Defence Repair Party Gas Steel Helmet A good early war example, black painted shell with RP/G front and back. Complete with early pattern lining, this with round cushion to the crown and possibly stamping indicating 1939. Complete with chinstrap. GC. Minor wear. please note only the front stencil RP/G has been photographed the rear stencil is slightly better condition.
WW2 Home Front Gas Spectacles & Case. A scare pair of the civilian spectacles worn with the gas mask. Complete with original case with instruction label. Near VGC.
WW2 Home Front Home Guard Pullover Knitting Pattern. A good early war example. Clean condition.
WW2 Home Front Official Information sheet Phosphorus and Other Bombs now being used by the enemy. Printed 1942 this is a double sided information sheet. GC. ... Accompanied by War Damage Act 1941. This being four sides, and now with some paint marks, see photographs. (2 items)
WW2 Home Front Printed Pair Warden ARP Shoulder Titles Badge. A goodworn pair.
WW2 Home Front Senior Police Officer Steel Helmet. A very good clean example, I believe worn by a Police Inspector. The shell with original blue painted finish, with "POLICE" to the front with two white bands. The interior with a 1939 dated lining and the round cushion to the crown. Complete with chinstrap, shell dated 1939. Near VGC.
WW2 Home Front Somerset County Council ARP Warden Armband. A good original printed example. Slight age and service wear.
WW2 Home Front Wartime Candles. A scarce item of Home Front interest. The small bundle of candles are contained in there original card box. Complete with turned wood table holders. GC.
WW2 Home Guard Embroidered Cloth Shoulder Titles. A good unworn pair, cream coloured embroidery. VGC
WW2 Home Guard Humor ORIGINAL EDITION Booklet. A good fun booklet, with a large number of cartoon illustrations giving a history of the Home Guard during WW2 Printed in Birmingham. Clean condition.
WW2 Home Guard Rare Officer's Gold Bullion Embroidered Shoulder Titles. A rare uncut pair. Slight wear GC.
WW2 Home Guard Steel Helmet. A very good untouched original example of the Tommy pattern helmet. The shell with six small drilled holed, three to each side and retains original green painted finish. The interior with a 1941 dated liner and fitted with a variant of the chinstrap. Retaining original net cover. A very good original as worn example.
WW2 HQ British Troops in the Low Countries. A good example removed from uniform.
WW2 Humours of the ARP A fun booklet published about 1941. with cartoons by Giles. GC clean condition.
WW2 Indian 31st Armoured Division RHA Pair of cloth Formation Badges A good matching pair as worn by a member of the Royal Horse Artillery attached 31st Indian Armoured Division. Have been worn GC.
WW2 Indian Army Officer's Cap. A good regulation example, tailored by Ranken. Complete with chinstrap and chinstrap. Minor wear clean condition.
WW2 Issue 1937 dated Military Whistle. A good example, by J.Hudson of Birmingham. Clear date stamp. GC.
WW2 Italy Star. A good example, unnamed as issued.
WW2 July 1944 Boiled Sweets, Salt & Matches Ration Tin. A scarce example, writing clear to lid, with filling date July 1944.
WW2 K98 Matching Number Bayonet & Frog. A good example, the blade with the date 1938, makers details of E Pack & S. The blade and scabbard with matching numbers. Complete with original leather combat frog, with clear 1939 date. Untouched condition. UK Sale Only Over 18 only proof of age will be required.
WW2 LDV Home Guard Armband. An original printed cotton example. With service & age wear.
WW2 Local Defence Volunteers Home Guard Armband. A good original printed on khaki armband.
WW2 London Attributed National Fire Service / AFC Badges. This selection is attributed to G.F.M. Allbon, who during the GreatWar served with the RNAS & RAF. Comprising: Large AFS London overall badge. ... NFS Cap Badge. ...AFS buttons. ... Service chevrons. ... Original Dog Tag "NFS LONDON 498634 ELT 5807 G.F.M. ALBON STATION 3V DIVISION 37 AREA 37" GC.
WW2 London Borough of Islington Air Raid Warden Cards. An interesting grouping of items of Mr George John Pearson. Comprising: WW1 Exemption Certificate, indicating the Mr Pearson was an Electrical Instrument Maker dated April 1915. .... 1940 Borough of Islington Air Raid Warden Card. .... Similar dated April 1940. ... Fire Guard Arm Band. .. Overall GC.
WW2 MBE Miniature Medal Group of Five Medals. Mounted as originally worn, the Atlantic Star with the France & Germany Clasp. GC.
WW2 Mechanised Transport Training Corps Womens Side Cap. A scarce example of the service dress field service cap worn by the corps. Khaki cloth material with blue piping to the welt of the crown and curtain. Complete with MTTC pin on bronze badge and two bronze General Service buttons. Minor service wear. VGC. The Corps was formed in February 1939 it’s duty to provide drivers for Government bodies and the military services. Many members found themselves serving in theatres of operations.
WW2 Middlesex Regiment Territorial Efficiency Medal Group of Three Awarded to 6201389 Cpl J.D. King Middx R. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, War Medal, Territorial Efficiency Medal. GC Medals loose.
WW2 Military Map of South England. A good example Circa 1944 including the Isle of White GC.
WW2 National Fire Service NFS Area Kent Section Leader Helmet. A very good untouched sleepy example. Original green painted finish, with two red rank rings, NFS badge and area 30 markings. The inside complete with lining and chinstrap. The lining is dated 1938, the shell 1939. Area 30 was Region Southern Eastern HQ Tunbridge Wells and Fire Force HQ's Brighton, Maidstone and Woking.
WW2 Navy Army & Air Forces Institutes NAAFI 1944 British Empire Medal. A scarce example awarded to Miss Rosina Jones, who worked as a Manageress with the NAAFI. The medal remains mounted on original ribbon as worn and is accompanied by the box of issue (poor condition) and a copy photograph of Miss Jones after receiving her medal at Buckingham Palace. Medal GC. London Gazette 10th June 1944 confirming the post of Manageress NAAFI
WW2 Operation Varsity Rhine Crossing Glider Pilot Casualty Group of Medals. A rare grouping awarded to Staff Sergeant William Lynch Ross, who was killed on the 24th March 1945. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal and War Medal. Condolence forwarding slip for the medal, typed name S/Sgt W.L. Ross, Original photograph of Ross wearing Glider Pilot insignia to his beret and battledress. A photograph of him early WW2 wearing the uniform of a highlander, possibly London Scottish. Some wear original untouched condition. Staff Sergeant William Lynch Ross was killed on the 24th March 1945, whilst serving with the Glider Pilot Regiment he is commemorated in the Groesbeek Memorial.
WW2 Original RAF Aircrew Escape Whistle A very good original Air Ministry Issue example, retaining 98% of the chrome finish
WW2 Parachute Qualification Wings A good worn pair of late war flat "Para" Wings. GC.
WW2 Parachute Regiment Cap Badge. Chrome Flat Loops. A very good example of a die stamped Cap Badge, retaining chromed flat loops to the reverse.
WW2 Pattern Airborne Forces Denison Smock. A good worn example of the wartime pattern jump smock. Tailored with quarter brass working zip and knitted cuffs, these with no moth damage. The press studs are brass and chrome, indicating just post WW2 made. The issue label is faded. The smock is a good size and retains all original colour. One tail popper (Back) has been removed with original period stitch repair. GC Worn.
WW2 Pattern Armoured Troops Steel Helmet A very good early post war issue of the wartime pattern. Original green finish to the shell, the lining is dated 1952 and complete with the correct pattern quick release web chinstrap. Very clean condition.
WW2 Pattern British Army Boot Laces. Black leather laces in unissued condition. VGC.
WW2 Pattern British Army Issue Shirt. This wool example is tailored with collar and retains South African issue label for 1946. No moth very good clean condition.
WW2 Pattern British Army Steel Helmet and netting. A good example which is as originally worn. Complete with lining and chinstrap and retaining three clips to the netting.
WW2 Pattern British Army Steel Helmet and netting. A good example as worn retaining original netting cover, lining and chinstrap. The netting with three clips.
WW2 Pattern Cold War Period British Army “Tommy” Helmet. A good untouched example as worn, retaining original netting cover, chinstrap and lining. The latter with the date 1949. Good size. Clean condition.
WW2 Pattern Cold War Period RAF Aircrew Flying Spectacles Sun Glasses. A good worn pair, with tinted lenses and impressed with the issue number 22G/1107. Contained in original issue box, the lid with same details and states Type F. Overall GC spring to case lid a little sprung.
WW2 Pattern Cold war Period Special Forces Army Jumper. A rare clean example of the special forces pattern wool jumper with lace to the collar. To the cuffs, elbow and shoulders cotton patches the shoulder with the addition of straps, these mounted with Second Lieutenant rank stars. The interior with "Pick" All wool made in England label. One small hole, no moth damage.
WW2 Pattern German Flying Helmet. This is the heavy winter weight pattern, with dark brown leather and sheepskin lining. Not fitted with earphones, or hook for oxygen mask. Leather remains supple. GC.
WW2 Pattern German Military Marching Compass A good clean example.
WW2 Pattern RAF C Type Flying Helmet & Large Mike H Type Oxygen Mask A very good clean example. The second type C type flying helmet with elasticated chinstrap and internal wiring loom and AM stamped earphones. Interior remains very clean. Wiring loom of dark brown with pink flecks and correct pattern large bell jack plug. ... Accompanied by a late WW2 pattern H type oxygen mask, this again in very good near unissued condition. Date stamp for January 1962 size Medium. Helmet size 2.
WW2 Pattern RAF C Type Flying Helmet & Large Mike H Type Oxygen Mask A very good clean example. The second type C type flying helmet with elasticated chinstrap and internal wiring loom and AM stamped earphones. Interior remains very clean. Wiring loom of dark brown with pink flecks and correct pattern large bell jack plug. ... Accompanied by a late WW2 pattern H type oxygen mask, this again in very good near unissued condition. Date stamp for January 1962 size Medium. Helmet size 2.
WW2 Pattern RAF G Type Oxygen Mask & Tube. A superb example of the wartime rubber mask, remaining in near unissued condition. No splits, minor surface cracking to the nose wire retainers. Complete with correct pattern tube, the brass connector with issue stamps and clip. VGC.
WW2 Pattern RAF G Type Oxygen Mask. A superb example of the wartime rubber mask, remaining in near unissued condition. No splits, minor surface cracking to the nose wire retainers. Complete with harness and mike. VGC for the type.
WW2 Pattern RAF H Type Oxygen Mask. A good worn example of the wartime pattern with large mike to the front. Complete with harness and dated "3/62" (March 1962). Size Large. Complete with loom. GC.
WW2 Pattern RAF MKVIII Flying Goggles. This pair with heavy wear and storage wear.
WW2 Pattern RAF MKVIII Flying Goggles. A good used pair fitted with tinted lenses. Retaining original elasticated strap which is in good condition. Late WW2 early Post War issue.
WW2 pattern RAF Officer's Servicedress Cap. A good early war pattern, tailored by Alkit. The welt of the crown, the early style light blue stitching. The interior with leather sweatband. Good size and shape clean condition.
WW2 Pattern RAF Oxygen Mask Tube. A good supple example, the brass connector with issue stamps. Complete with clip. Please note chip to screw connector, however this fits correctly and tight to the mask thread port. Leather supple, near unissued condition.
WW2 Pattern RAF Webbing Pistol Holster. A very good clean example of 1937 Pattern webbing holster for issue to the RAF. This example is dated 1951.
WW2 Pattern Red Cross Nurse Cap. A good clean example, tailored by Scott & Co of London. Complete with badge VGC.
WW2 Pattern US Air Force Aircrew Kit Bag. Good clean used example, retaining working zip. Stencilled to the side Aviators Kit Bag AN6605-1 U.S. Government. GC.
WW2 Pattern US Air Force Headset. A good clean example, retaining receivers and leather covered harness. Complete with wiring Jack plug absent. GC.
WW2 Period "King's Own" Jungle Green Slip on Shoulder Title Badge. A good clean example.
WW2 Period 1937 Pattern Webbing Belt Variant. A scarce example of the webbing belt tailored without rear buckles. Complete with brass clasp. Faint issue stamps to the inside. Possibly used by Armoured crews or Officer issue.
WW2 Period 8th Gurkha Rifles, RAF Pilots Uniforms. A rare and unusual pair of uniforms worn by a Commanding Officer of the Regiment a forma qualified RAF pilot. Comprising: KD service tunic, complete with black horn regimental pattern buttons and Lt Col rank insignia. To the left breast RAF Pilot Wings (Flat Indian Made), IGS (1908), IGS (1937), 1939/45 Star, Burma Star, War Medal, Indian Service Medal, Indian Independence Medal. Minor wear GC. ..... Officer tailored Battledress Blouse modeled on the 1937 pattern. Lt Col cloth rank insignia and to the left breast corresponding RAF pilot Wings and medal ribbons. Some minor moth nips not effecting the overall appearance. GC.
WW2 Period Air Training Corps Wings For Victory Leaflet A scarce example remains in good condition.
WW2 Period ATS Lanyard. A good worn example.
WW2 Period ATS Other Ranks Cap. A good example, one or two small moth nips.
WW2 Period Bren Gun Booklet. An example usually used by Home Guard members. Published by Gale & Polden. Contains colour illustrated pull out of the parts of the Bren. Clean condition but pages have detached from cover
WW2 Period British Army Corporal Chevrons. A good matching pair as worn. GC.
WW2 Period British Army Field Service Pocket Book Cover. Near unissued clean condition.
WW2 Period British Army KD Major Rank Crowns. A good pair as worn, gilt metal crowns and KD cotton slides.
WW2 Period British Army Officer's Braces A good clean period pair. Complete with leather ends.
WW2 Period British Officer's Sam Brown Belt and Brace strap. A good clean supple example.
WW2 Period British Red Cross Peaked Cap. A good clean example, complete with gilt and enamel cap badge.
WW2 Period Dakota Pilots Start Up Check List. This period list with ink stamp to the reverse of the RCAF. Minor wear.
WW2 Period Fleet Air Arm Bullion Pilots Wings. A good elegant pair of bullion Pilots Wings, with pin fitting. GC.
WW2 Period Fleet Air Arms Bullion Pilot Wings. A good worn pair of the pattern worn on the Mess Jacket. This example tailored with pin fitting. GC. Some service wear.
WW2 Period German Army Marching Compass A good clean example, with flip metal lid GC minor wear.
WW2 Period German Luftwaffe Gas Cape Bag. An issue example of rubberised material with two press studs. The interior with issue stamps. GC,
WW2 Period Home Front London Passenger Transport Board Senior Fire Guard Steel Helmet. This is a scarce early WW2 example, believed worn by Mr D.C. Davidson of the London Passenger Transport Board. These details can be seen written to the underside of the shell. The shell was originally painted green and is dated 1939 and the liner with round crown cushion is dated 1938. Retaining most of the white painted finish and complete with chinstrap. Little dusty GC. The initials L.P.T.B. can be clearly seen to the underside along with initials S.W.J.R. The London Passenger Transport Board (LPTB) was the organisation responsible for local public transport in London, from 1933 to 1948
WW2 Period Middlesex Yeomanry Officers Wolseley pattern foreign service helmet. A good and scarce khaki cloth example with ten fold pagri , the top two folds of Regimental colours. To the V of the front a George VI period Regimental badge. The helmet retains is leather edging, but this is dry to places. The interior is with leather sweatband and silver paper lining. No damage to cork body and no moth damage. Dusty condition.
WW2 Period Original Pilots Notes Harvard 2B. A good used set of original notes. Some wear. GC. Please note not RAF Museum re-print.
WW2 Period Pattern No.6 Stop Watch & Box by Waltham. This is an unissued example, complete with original card box. Matching issue numbers. Not in Working Condition.
WW2 Period Queen's Regiment Slip on Cloth Shoulder Title Badge A good example complete with rear strap.
WW2 Period RAF 164 Squadron (Argentine British) Flying Suit Badge. A rare period example of the crest of 164 Squadron embroidered onto white packing cloth. Retaining paper backing to the reverse. 164 Squadron was formed on the 6th April 1942 It was a donation squadron, named after the Anglo-Argentine community, that raised funds for the RAF in Argentina. The Squadron operated Spitfires, Hurricanes and Typhoons in the ground attack role and operated from airfields in France following D-Day. Disbanded 31st August 1946.
WW2 Period RAF Air Gunner's Brevet. A good flat example, paper and glue marks to reverse GC.
WW2 Period RAF Air Gunner's Brevet. A good flat example, retaining black backing cloth GC
WW2 Period RAF Aircrew C Type Flying Helmet. A good example of the second pattern tailored for an internal wiring loom. This example is a size three, the interior with the name Christopher Cordon. Has been worn good condition, leather and rubber supple. GC.
WW2 Period RAF Aircrew Cadet White Peak Flash. This would fit into the front of the Side Cap. Has been worn
WW2 Period RAF Aircrew Cadet White Peak Flash. This would fit into the front of the Side Cap. Has been worn
WW2 Period RAF Aircrew Parachute Bag. A good used example, complete with original brass working zip. The bag is without the later WD Arrow stamp. Little grubby to parts. GC.
WW2 Period RAF Aircrew Pattern Sea Socks A superb and scarce pair of period private purchase white wool socks of the style favored by RAF Aircrew during WW2. These are in unused condition. VGC. Moth free Length toe to top approx 26 inches A few pairs of these socks were acquired with a small quantity of WW2 dated equipment
WW2 Period RAF Aircrew Silk Escape Map Burma Siam. A very good example, printed in colour double sided Near unissued condition.
WW2 Period RAF Aircrew Silk Escape Map Burma Siam. A very good example, printed in colour double sided Near unissued condition.
WW2 Period RAF Bomb Aimer's Brevet. A good flat example, paper and glue marks to reverse GC.
WW2 Period RAF Bomb Aimer's Brevet. A very good padded classic shaped example. Retaining original backing cloth. GC.
WW2 Period RAF Bomb Fusing Pin. A good example, retaining instruction tag.
WW2 Period RAF Engineer Brevet Badge. A good padded example.
WW2 Period RAF Engineer's Brevet. A good flat example, paper and glue marks to reverse GC.
WW2 Period RAF Flight Engineer Brevet Badge. A good flat example. Clean condition.
WW2 Period RAF Flight Engineer Brevet Badge. A good padded example. Very Clean condition.
WW2 Period RAF Flight Lieutenant Greatcoat Shoulder Straps. Complete with attachment strap and RAF brass button.
WW2 Period RAF Gosport Tubes. A good supple pair, the ear pieces with Crowned AM issue stamps. This pair unusual with rubber tubes. GC.
WW2 Period RAF Issue Sun Glasses. A good pair with tinted lenses and retaining leather side panels. Complete with original Air Ministry stamped tin. GC.
WW2 Period RAF Knitting Pattern. A printed four sided example. Minor wear.
WW2 Period RAF MKVIII Flying Goggles. A good worn pair with clear glass. The elastic remains in good condition with leather pulls.
WW2 Period RAF Morse Tapper. This example with clear AM issue stamp and dated 1940
WW2 Period RAF Navigator Brevet. A flat example removed from uniform GC.
WW2 Period RAF Navigator's Brevet. A good flat example, paper and glue marks to reverse GC.
WW2 Period RAF Night Adaption Goggles. A good pair with red tinted lenses and retaining original elasticated strap. GC.
WW2 Period RAF Officers Side Cap. A good clean example retaining original two piece Cap badge and brass buttons. The interior with lining and issue stamps. GC.
WW2 Period RAF Officers Side Cap. A good clean example retaining original two piece Cap badge and brass buttons. The interior with lining and issue stamps. GC.
WW2 Period RAF Pilot Wings. A good flat pair. Minor service wear.
WW2 Period RAF Pilots Service Dress Tunic & Side Cap. This is a good unnamed example, with early style RAF pilots wings and medal ribbons of the DFC & Bar, 1939/45 Star. Complete with brass King's Crown buttons. The inside pocket with the details of Simpson Piccadilly. This indicating a war time tailored jacket. Retaining cloth belt and buckle. Overall good clean condition, with a few moth nips. ... Accompanied by a RAF Officer's side cap complete with brass gilt badge and buttons. Small moth nips, GC clean Please note the aircrew style jumper for display only. Similar items can be found on the site.
WW2 Period RAF Sergeant Chevrons. A good matching pair as worn. Very minor wear GC.
WW2 Period RAF Signallers Brevet Badge. A good padded example
WW2 Period RAF Silk Escap Map T1/T3 PALESTINE CYPRUS etc A very good example, printed double sided. Syria, Cyprus, etc.
WW2 Period RAF Silk Escap Map T1/T3 PALESTINE CYPRUS etc A very good example, printed double sided. Syria, Cyprus, etc.
WW2 Period RAF Uniform Badges. Comprising matching pair of Sergeant chevrons. ... Pair of embroidered RAF Eagles. ... Pair of matching embroidered VR badges. ... Medal ribbons 1939/45 Star, France & Germany Star. ... All removed from a uniform some minor wear.
WW2 Period RAF Uniform Badges. Comprising: Matching pair of RAF Eagles. .... and pair of LAC rank badges. Overall GC. Slight wear.
WW2 Period RAF Wireless Operator KD Trade Badge A good clean example.
WW2 Period RAMC Officer's Cap. A good worn example complete with cap badge. Some stitching faults to the leather sweatband. Small size.
WW2 Period RCAF Royal Canadian Air Force Cold Weather Hat. A good and scarce example worn example. To the front a RCAF Cap Badge. The black cotton interior with Canadian issue stamp. Has been worn GC.
WW2 Period Reconnaissance Corps Officer’s Battledress Uniform. A rare near complete example worn by a Captain C.P. Baker of the Regiment Comprising: Black Armoured Beret, retaining original Cap Badge and improvised metal backing plate. Issue stamps for 1944. Battledress blouse, this has been re-tailored for Officer wear. Retaining original embroidered shoulder titles and arm of service bar to each sleeve and to each shoulder strap Regimental pattern rank stars. Complete with regimental lanyard. The stamping to the issue label is now washed out, but with pencil name “Baker”. Overall Good worn condition. Battledress trousers, these tailored with leg pocket and field dressing pocket. WD Issue stamp with “Z” Code indicating 1945.One very small moth nip only, otherwise very good clean condition. Officer’s shirt Soft cotton pull over the head pattern with separate matching named collar. Minor age wear. Scrim net Plain green worn condition 1937 Pattern belt, holster and ammo pouch, age wear Pistol lanyard damaged. A superb clean matching set as worn
WW2 Period Reconnaissance Corps Officer’s Servicedress Uniform. Comprising regulation pattern tunic, retaining regimental OSD bronze collar badges and brass regimental buttons. To the shoulder straps Captain rank stars and to the lining name tag “Christopher Baker. 2x trousers. Leather Sam Brown belt with brace strap. Cloth waist belt with brass buckle. Overall good clean condition, few small moth nips. GC..
WW2 Period Royal Berkshire Regiment Slip on Cloth Shoulder Title Badge A good example complete with rear strap.
WW2 Period Royal Navy Commander's & Captain's Cap. A good period example tailored by Gieves. Complete with George VI period cap badge. Large size.
WW2 Period Royal Navy Commander's Summer Cap. This unusual example, appears to have been tailored with just the white cap cover tailored to the crown. The black padded crown cloth has been removed. The peak with Commander bullion embroidery and retaining original cap badge.
WW2 Period Royal Navy Electrical Branch Officer's Shoulder Boards. A scarce pair as worn by an Electrical Branch Commander. Minor service & age wear.
WW2 Period Royal Scots Glengarry. A good sleepy untouched example retaining original cap badge and both tails. Minor age and service wear.
WW2 Period Royal Signals Slip on Shoulder Titles Badge. A good early WW2 pair matched as worn.
WW2 Period Royal Warwickshire Regiment Slip on Cloth Shoulder Title Badge A good example complete with rear strap.
WW2 Period Royal Welsh Fusiliers Slip on Cloth Shoulder Title Badge A good example complete with rear strap.
WW2 Period South Lancashire Regiment Slip on Cloth Shoulder Title Badge A good example complete with rear strap.
WW2 Period US Air Force Air Gunners Silver Wings. This pair are stamped Sterling and are complete with pin fitting and rolling catch. GC.
WW2 Period US Air Force Silver Miniature Air Gunners Wings A good pair of sterling silver wings, retaining pin fitting (rolling safety catch absent) and maker Sterling. GC.
WW2 Period US Air Force Silver Miniature Pilot Wings by Meyer New York. A good pair of sterling silver wings, retaining pin fitting and makers details of N.S. Meyer inc New York. GC.
WW2 Period Womens Land Army Wall Plaque. A good scarce period example, made of plaster, painted to simulate giltmetal and wood. The reverse with three metal loops. GC Height 9 1/2 inches
WW2 Pilot Notes Bristol Pegasus XVIII Engines. This small Bristol Aircraft Company booklet was published in June 1941 and is for the use of Pilots. Original card covers. Very clean condition.
WW2 Polish Air Force Pilot’s Badge by J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd London. A good example of a British made Polish Pilot's badge. The makers details to the reverse. Retaining screw post. GC Hook to chain absent and nut to screw post.
WW2 POW Dog Tag. This example is stamped with details for Prisoner 1083 Camp No. 7. Complete with original cord. Believed to have been worn by A.F. Duncan of the Royal Engineers. He was issued this POW number at Camp 7b.
WW2 Quantity of Scarlet Backed Officer' Rank Stars. A good selection with uniform ribbon bar.
WW2 Queen's Regiment Cap Badge. Complete with slider GC.
WW2 RAF / ATC "Plonks Party of all the Cadets" Published in 1942 by RAFF & Anthony Armstrong. A story in the style of Pilot Officer Prune, with a large number of cartoons. Complete with original dust cover. Clean condition.
WW2 RAF / Military Map of South England. A good example Circa 1944 including the Isle of White GC.
WW2 RAF / SOE Early Pattern Escape Compass. A rare example of the escape compass with the four hole compass rose and unpainted brass body. Later more common late WW2 / Cold War period escape compass with solid compass rose and black painted body.
WW2 RAF 1930’s Battle of Britain period white flying suit by Lewis of London A very good and rare example of one of the most sought after pieces of Battle of Britain period flying clothing. The one piece white flying suit bearing Lewis tailor’s label inside. Tailored with two breast pockets and pockets to the legs. Complete with original working zips and epaulettes for rank. This example with the addition of buttons to the neck to accommodate a sidcot flying suit collar, this confirming used for WW2 flying. Good clean condition, some service wear and few marks to the back. Accompanied by an associated waistbelt
WW2 RAF 1941 Aerial Propaganda Leaflet A good printed both side example, dropped by the RAF over occupied Europe in 1941. GC.
WW2 RAF 1941 Mae West Whistle. This is a tube pattern whistle with AM Crowned issue stamp. GC.
WW2 RAF 1941 Pattern Aircrew Mae West Bladder A good example, with original inspection date April 1945. The last inspection date appears to be 1951. Overall GC slight age wear. Bladder has not been tested and sold as a historical collectors item
WW2 RAF 1941 Pattern Aircrew Mae West. A good used example, bearing early style issue label size Medium. Complete with all ties, dye flap and touch pocket, with cover. The overall condition is good used, zip now absent and one grab handle damaged.
WW2 RAF 1941 Pattern Aircrew Mae West. An early example bearing the "Flap" pattern label. Overall good clean condition, but please note that the dye flap is absent and the leg straps. Retaining original zip in working order.
WW2 RAF 1941 Pattern Aircrew Mae West. An early example bearing the "Flap" pattern label. Overall good clean condition, but please note that the dye flap is absent and the leg straps. Retaining original zip which is now only part working with a break.
WW2 RAF 1941 Pattern Aircrew Mae West. A good used example, bearing early style issue label size Medium. Complete with all ties, dye flap and touch pocket, with cover. The overall condition is good used, zip now absent and one grab handle damaged.
WW2 RAF 1941 pattern Aircrew “Mae West”. A superb clean example of the second type aircrew issue life jacket. Complete all ties, torch pocket and fitted with original working brass zip . Retaining WD Arrow issue label size medium and also with a 1945 inspection date. Near VGC. dye pad flap, need minor stitching.
WW2 RAF 1941 Pattern Brown Suede Flying Boots. A good clean pair, retaining original working zips and rubber soles. To the ankle brown leather straps and to the interior white sheepskin lining. Bearing issue stamps. Minor wear Very Good Clean condition.
WW2 RAF 1943 Diary. An unused example, showing different RAF aircraft, medals etc. Clean condition.
WW2 RAF 1943 Escape Pattern Aircrew Flying Boots A very good pair, with black shoe lower section and black suede upper section, this with white sheepskin lining. Complete with working brass zips with Arrow issue stamp. Leather soles and heals. Near VGC with very little wear, difficult to improve on.. The soles are stamped 12. Sold as a Historical Collectors item only.
WW2 RAF 1943 Escape Pattern Aircrew Flying Boots A good worn pair, with black shoe lower section and black suede upper section, this with white sheepskin lining. Complete with working brass zips with Arrow issue stamp. Leather soles and heals. GC. Clean condition.
WW2 RAF 1943 Escape Pattern Aircrew Flying Boots Uppers. A good pair of the top of the Escape flying Boots. Complete with fur lining and working brass zips. Also retaining straps. Little age wear. Ideal display item to compliment the escape boots.
WW2 RAF 1943 Flying Map of "Strait of Dover" A good linen backed map south of England and Europe clear 1943 date. GC.
WW2 RAF 1943 Observers Suits Aircrew Battle Dress Uniform. This is a very rare untouched original as worn example, worn by a Flight Sergeant Observer. The blouse retaining original insignia and issue label for 1943. ... Accompanied by matching trousers (1943). ... Also RAF side Cap. The blouse remains in good condition with a few small moth nips, but is in dusty condition. The trousers again in matching dusty condition, but with some damage to the lower leg. The side cap with heavy age wear. Some age staining overall. See following Battledress from the same estate.
WW2 RAF 1943 Pilot Notes Typhoon MK I & IB A good and rare set of Pilots notes printed November 1943. The inside page with an amendment date for 1945. Some service wear GC.
WW2 RAF 1944 Aircrew Mae West Bladder. A good supple example with date stamp "9/44" and test date of February 1945. Good supple condition.
WW2 RAF 1944 You Are Going to be a Wireless Operator Air Booklet. A scarce original 1944 booklet. Remains in good clean condition.
WW2 RAF 1944 Your Place in Air Crew Team Booklet. An original 1944 published booklet. Minor wear GC.
WW2 RAF 1944 Your Place in The Air Crew Team Booklet. A scarce original example giving details of the different Air Crew jobs. Clean condition.
WW2 RAF 1945 Navigators War Service Battle Dress Uniform. This is an untouched original example. The blouse retaining original insignia of a Navigator brevet and Wireless Operators trade badge, now stitched under the collar. To the collar part of a brass lucky charm, being a swallow. The interior with issue label for 1945. ... Accompanied by matching trousers (1945). The blouse remains in good condition with a few small moth nips, but is in dusty condition, with some staining. The trousers again in matching dusty condition, but with some moth damage to legs. The moth appears to be in one area and repairable. Overall dusty condition with some staining.
WW2 RAF 1st Pattern C. Type Flying Helmet. A good worn example, tailored for the exterior wiring loom and with leather chinstrap. Rubbers remain supple, some service and storage wear, otherwise a good worn example of the type.
WW2 RAF AFC & Bar Uniform Medal Ribbon Bar. This bar is as originally worn. Comprising: Air Force Cross & Bar Defence Medal, War Medal.
WW2 RAF Air Crew Europe Miniature Medal Group. A good group mounted as originally worn. Possibly a Prisoner of War
WW2 RAF Air Gunners Brevet Badge. A superb unissed flat example. VGC.
WW2 RAF Air Ministry Navigator / Bomb Aimer's Stop Watch. A good clean working example with clear AM Crown issue Stamp. Please note this watch appears to be running but is sold as a historical item only not warranted.
WW2 RAF Air Officer Bullion Cap Badge. A very good and very rare inter war / WW2 period larger padded service dress cap example. Bullion remains bright.
WW2 RAF Aircrew "C Type" Flying Helmet. A very good unissued example of the second pattern C Type Flying Helmet. Tailored with internal wiring loom which is fitted. Ear Phones absent VGC clean condition.
WW2 RAF Aircrew Complete Aircrew Mae West Life Jacket. A superb, hard to find and rare as worn complete example. Comprising: Yellow cloth outer, complete with all ties, grab handles and issue label. .... Bladder with issue stamps. .... Kapok Pads. .... CO2 Bottle. .... Chrome pull handle. .... Floatation torch. .... White Metal AM stamped tube whistle. .... Heliograph signalling mirror. ... Yellow cotton skull cap. Overall GC has been worn. Not suitable for overseas air fright posting, but will send sea fright. Please note Overseas posting will be charged at cost and adjusted.
WW2 RAF Aircrew Escape Paper Tissue Map of Hungary & Jugoslavia & Italy A rare and very good example of the tissue escape map. Corrections dated August 1940. No damage or holes VGC
WW2 RAF Aircrew Escape Whistle. A good worn example, bearing AM issue stamp and issue stores number. GC.
WW2 RAF Aircrew Flying Spectacles Sun Glasses. A good worn pair, with tinted lenses and impressed with the issue number 22c/962. Contained in original issue box, the lid with details and ref No. 22c/1072 Medium. Overall GC spring to case lid a little loose.
WW2 RAF Aircrew Flying Spectacles Sun Glasses. A good worn pair, with tinted lenses. Contained in original issue box, the lid with details and ref number 22c/962
WW2 RAF Aircrew Issue 1st Type C Type Flying Helmet. A very good supple example, tailored for an external wiring loom. This is an early example of the type, fitted with only press studs for mask attachment. The interior with ink name "Thomas J 1510704". Has been worn. One scuff to the crown, otherwise GC.
WW2 RAF Aircrew issue D pattern Flying Gauntlets, gloves. A clean matched pair of soft brown leather with wool lining. One glove retaining original AM issue label. Minor service wear, close colour match GC.
WW2 RAF Aircrew Issue Stopwatch. This example with a clear AM issue stamp to the reverse. Please note the watch works but requires attention for the main hand to reset. Wear to the plating.
WW2 RAF AP 1970 Standard Notes for Wireless Operators A well used copy of the notes for WOP/AG's. This copy with some ink hand written notes.
WW2 RAF Attributed Aircrew Escape Whistle. A good used example of the aircrew whistle with clear issue stamps, accompanied a lucky charm shamrock, and pair of dog tags, these stamped RAF O'Neill J RC 1798645. ... Also with ID car and travel permit, plus photograph cuttings etc. Attributed to John O'Niell who lived at St.Albans Hertfordshire.
WW2 RAF Attributed Officer's Issue Field Service Side Cap. A good attributed retaining cap badge and buttons. The interior with an issue number and ink name "A.J. Brister". Slight service wear GC. Attributed to Wing Commander A.J. Brister OBE. Originally commissioned as a Technical Officer in 1918. He was awarded the OBE in 1944.
WW2 RAF B Type Flying Helmet Frost Protectors. A good pair in near unissed condition.
WW2 RAF Battle of Britain Pattern MKIIIA Flying Goggles. A good used pair. Complete with all screws and original leather strap with good elasticated section. The overall condition is good, some minor wear to the elasticated section to one side. Faint AM issue stamp to the leather strap.
WW2 RAF Battle of Britain Pattern MKIIIA Flying Goggles. A good used pair. Complete with all screws and original leather strap with good elasticated section. The overall condition is good, some minor wear to the elasticated section to one side. Faint AM issue stamp to the leather strap.
WW2 RAF Battle of Britain Period 1936 Pattern Flying Boots. A good worn pair of the black leather sheepskin lined flying boots. The interior retaining most of the sheepskin lining and both leather pull tags. This with clear AM stamp and coding for 1939. The other pull with AID inspection stamp. Fitting Size 6. The soles with rubber repair, otherwise Good supple condition. A very good display item.
WW2 RAF Battle of Britain Period B Type Flying Helmet A good supple example, retaining working zips to the ears and rear strap. Complete with leather chinstrap, retaining metal edging. The interior with both padded ear pads and also with ear phone mounts. The helmet has been worn and please note the Bennetts buckle for the chin is absent. Otherwise this is a good used example. Probably size 2
WW2 RAF Battle of Britain Period Flying Helmet. A very good supple example, of the correct pattern for the Battle of Britain with vertical working zips to the ear covers, these concealing the earphone receivers. Complete with leather chinstrap with metal edging and buckle. The interior with AM issue label undated indicating size 3. Leather remains a very good colour and supple. Ink name of A Corke.
WW2 RAF Battle of Britain Period Irvin Flying Jacket. A very goos scarce large size used example of the early war Battle of Britain Period, single seam two panel back. Complete with all original working brass "Dot" zips. The jacket retains a very good colour and remains in very good supple condition. Retaining hanging chain and leather waist belt. Guide only measurement from armpit to armpit 24 inches Sold as a Historical Collectors item only
WW2 RAF Battle of Britain Period MKIIIA Flying Goggles. A scarce good clean pair. Retaining original strap, elasticated section remains good. The leather of the strap with AM Issue stamp and code indicating 1939. Slight discolouring to one lens, otherwise near VGC.
WW2 RAF Black Plastic Economy Issue Cap Badge. A good example retaining both brass blades.
WW2 RAF Black Plastic Economy Issue Cap Badge. A good example retaining both brass blades. GC.
WW2 RAF British Military Forces "How to Speak Arabic" Dated 1940. Original cover slight wear.
WW2 RAF Casualty DFC Winners Campaign Medals. Awarded to Flight Lieutenant Howard Charles Sheffied Armstrong DFC. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, Atlantic Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Forwarding Named Condolence Slip. Typed slip with medals awarded. Contained in original forwarding box addressed to "C.S. Armstrong". Wear to slip GC. Flight Lieutenant Howard Charles Sheffied Armstrong DFC was a Short Sunderland flying boat Pilot serving with 228 Squadron He was awarded the DFC for While on an anti-submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay in September 1943 he sighted two dinghies, containing survivors of an aircraft. He reported to his base, and, obtaining the necessary permission, landed successfully on the open sea and rescued 12 survivors. The occupants of the dinghies had tried to deter him from landing as there was a 30ft swell, but in spite of this he suceeded in taking off without incident. The whole operation was only made possible by his admirable coolness and skill. He was killed on the 31st January 1944 after a 13 hour patrol he was ordered to fly through the Donegal Corridor over Southern Ireland with the intention of landing at another base in Ireland, Lough Erne. Weather conditions were bad and while trying to get their bearings they hit the side of the Blue Stack Mountains. The Sunderland burst into flames. The CWGC Roll notes Mr Charles Sheffield Armstrong was his father, this being the name on the box. See http://www.castlearchdale.net/id29.html for additional information.
WW2 RAF Coastal Command, Low Altitude Flying Headset with early External Loom. A good as worn set, 10A/12100 black rubber covered wire headset with ear cups and soft chamois pads. Complete with a external pattern wiring loom, complete with mike and jack plug. Minor wear GC. Wiring loom would be suitable for an early pattern C Type flying helmet.
WW2 RAF Comforts Committee knitting Pattern. A good WW2 pattern, the front showing a rather "Dapper" RAF Chap four sided minor wear.
WW2 RAF Dog Tags. Issued to 1557579 Lyall Church of Scotland. GC. The number would indicate a 1941 enlistment Birmingham
WW2 RAF E Type Airtex Flying Helmet. A good example of the second pattern tailored for an internal wiring loom. This example remains in very clean condition, the rubber ear cups remaining very supple. and is a rare Size 4 example. Very small hole to the reverse, otherwise very good condition.
WW2 RAF Early Silk Escape Map Circa 1941. A scarce early example of the black & white single sided printed map. Shows part of Germany Map 9U Near VGC.
WW2 RAF Economy Officer Cap Badge. A very good and scarce all metal example. Gilt remains very bright and fresh.
WW2 RAF Electrical and Radio Notes for Wireless Operators. A scarce 1939 edition. Used condition GC.
WW2 RAF Escape & Evasion Aircrew Issue Phrase Card. A scarce example of the phrase card issued to RAF aircrew, including German, French, Dutch, Spanish. Clearly printed "Not to be Produced in Public". VGC Clean condition, complete with cover.
WW2 RAF Escape & Evasion British Issue Goolie Chit. A very good and clean example of the Goolie Chit phase silk sheet. Showing a large Union Flag with text in various languages to aid shot down British airman. VGC.
WW2 RAF Escape & Evasion Silk Map Far East A good example, printed colour double sided. Showing maps Sheet G and H. VGC.
WW2 RAF Escape / SOE miniature brass telescope. A good very scarce example with good magnification for its size. 3 cm long when closed, 4.3 cm long with single drawer extended. Generally GC. Developed by the Special Operations Executive from the slightly larger escape and evasion version produced by MI9 for downed aircrew and other would be escapers.
WW2 RAF Escape Map Wallet & Contents. This example comprising: Waterproof rubberised wallet containing: silk double sided printed map France, Holland, Germany etc. ... Miniature Escape compass ... Hacksaw blade (rusted). The packet with service wear,
WW2 RAF February 1945 "Rhodesia and The RAF" An original informative booklet for RAF personnel serving in Rhodesia. Slight age wear, cover now loose.
WW2 RAF Fighter Pilots White Silk Style Scarf. A good example of the style worn by Fighter Pilots and other Aircrew during WW2. GC.
WW2 RAF Fighter Pilots White Silk Style Scarf. A good example of the style worn by Fighter Pilots and other Aircrew during WW2. This example embroidered with the letter A. Good clean condition.
WW2 RAF Flight Sergeant Navigator's Tunic & Cap. A very good clean late WW2 example, worn by a Flight Sergeant Navigator. Comprising: Tunic of regulation retaining original insignia. The crowns to the Flight Sergeant rank are plastic economy issue. Complete with belt. ... Overall Trousers matching pair small hole. ... Field Service Side Cap complete with brass badge. All good matching in very clean condition. (3 parts)
WW2 RAF G Type Aircrew Oxygen Mask. This is a worn example, retaining mike to the front and complete with elasticated harness. Rubber is cracked and damaged at the nose.
WW2 RAF General Service Medal Clasp (S.E. Asia 1945-46) Group of Medals. This group was awarded to 2211568 Act Cpl S.J. Mcintyre RAF. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, Burma Star, War Medal, General Service Medal (Act Cpl RAF) Medals loose GC.
WW2 RAF General Service Medal Clasp (S.E. Asia 1945-46) Group of Medals. This group was awarded to 2211568 Act Cpl S.J. Mcintyre RAF. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, Burma Star, War Medal, General Service Medal (Act Cpl RAF) Medals loose GC.
WW2 RAF Home Front WAAF Pullover Knitting Pattern. A good original example showing a WAAF Officer. Clean condition.
WW2 RAF Irvin Flying Jacket A superb near unissued condition example of the late war Period, multi panel back jacket. Complete with all original white metal "Lightning" zips. The jacket retains a very good colour and remains in very good supple condition. Retaining hanging leather strap and leather waist belt. Main zip and one arm zip in working condition. The other zip teeth in very good condition, puller present but broken into two sections. Leather puller present. Guide only measurement from armpit to armpit 21 inches Sold as a Historical Collectors item only
WW2 RAF K Type Dingy Bellows. A good pair of the rubber bellows issued with the one man fighter aircraft K Type Dingy. GC.
WW2 RAF K Type Dingy Paddles. A good pair of the pattern issued with the one man Fighter aircraft K type dingy. GC.
WW2 RAF K Type Dingy Paddles. A good pair of the pattern issued with the one man Fighter aircraft K type dingy. GC.
WW2 RAF LAC Khaki Drill KD Sleeve Cloth Badges. A good matching set as worn. Pair of shoulder Eagles and Pair of LAC, some wear to the later. (4 items)
WW2 RAF Leather Purse. This small leather purse with gold tooled RAF Pilots Wings. GC.
WW2 RAF Mid War Irvin Flying Jacket. A superb example of a mid war example, with a main four panel back, with two small lower panels. Complete with original working Lightning zips. The jacket retains a very good colour and remains in very good condition, leather supple. Small damage to back near collar see photograph. Also minor seam stitching fault under collar. Near VGC. Sold as a Historical Collectors item only
WW2 RAF Minature Pair of Pilots Wings A rare pair of flat pilot wings of the pattern worn by foreign nations of the free forces who had qualified to fly with the RAF
WW2 RAF Miniature Pilots Wings Worn by Foreign Nationals. A rare padded pair of the pattern worn by the Free Foreign National Air Force Pilots flying with the RAF.
WW2 RAF MK VI Flying Goggles Polaroid & Original Box. A rare pair, retaining black elasticated strap. One side lens with stores number and "Polaroid". Complete with original green issue card box. The interior with instructions. Slight delamination, otherwise GC. The box with details indicated packed at 23 MU.
WW2 RAF MKIVB Flying Goggles The goggles are with dark brown painted frames with angled lenses. Central adjusting bar, with screw nut. Side fabric covered wire loops with elasticated and leather headband. Minor damage to one loop, see photograph and please note leather nose bridge absent, padded has hardened. Some service wear. GC.
WW2 RAF MKVII Pattern Aircrew Flying Goggles. A good clean pair retaining most of the original blue painted finish. Complete with elasticated head strap and padding. Slight service wear. GC.
WW2 RAF MKVIII Aircrew Boxed Flying Goggles. A good clean pair, retaining original elasticated strap, clear lenses and cleaning kit. Contained in original card box. Both box and goggle strap with the number 150547. Minor wear Clean condition.
WW2 RAF Moose Jaw Canada Station Magazine. This edition is dated June 1942. Large number of news stories events, adverts etc.
WW2 RAF Navigator's Padded Brevet Badge A good example with press stud fitting to the reverse.
WW2 RAF Navigator's Rule. A good example dated 1938. Small amount of service wear.
WW2 RAF Observer's Battledress & Aircrew Whistle A good and rare example worn by a Navigation Leader, Flight Lieutenant. Retaining original Flight Lieutenant rank and padded Observer brevet. The interior with issue label. The battlesdress is complete with the chrome plated aircrew issue whistle. The blouse has been worn with service wear, this conducive with the wear to the plating of the whistle. GC. The rank and brevet, would indicate that the blouse was worn by a section leader, Navigation Leader on a Squadron. These men usually had complete a Tour of Ops, prior to the appointment. The blouse with good service wear.
WW2 RAF Observer's Brevet, A good unpadded example, slightly different same to the normal. White cotton backing to the reverse.
WW2 RAF Officers Bullion Cap Badge. A good clean example. GC
WW2 RAF Officers Servicedress Pilots Tunic. A good tailored example worn by a Flight Lieutenant Pilot. This example is possibly an early WW2 example, with a large number of interior pockets, including field dressing pocket. Tailored in England and retailed in South Africa. To the left breast a good pair of padded Pilot Wings. Two pocket and one large button absent Overall GC some age wear and small moth nips. Tunics tailored with additional interior pockets to the lining, are usually pre Battledress flying tunics.
WW2 RAF Official Duties Pair Cloth Badges. A good uncut, one eagle discoloured. GC
WW2 RAF Other Ranks Side Cap with Economy Badge & Buttons. A good wartime example with matching black plastic buttons and cap badge. The interior with clear issue stamp and date 1945. GC.
WW2 RAF Pair Embroidered Shoulder Eagle. A good matching pair.
WW2 RAF Pair Printed Shoulder Eagles. A good matching pair.
WW2 RAF Pathfinder Mosquito Navigator's Attributed Flying Helmet. An extremely rare attributed flying helmet worn by Flight Lieutenant Eric Shipley DFC who completed 31 Pathfinder operations with 139 & 142 Mosquito Squadrons. Comprising: 1st type C type Flying Helmet, with brass studs and fitted with external wiring loom. To the inside clear ink name "F/Lt E Shipley ES". The helmet leather is good and supple, retaining a good colour. ... Complete with G type oxygen mask this with heavy age wear and damage to the nose. (hose attachment thread absent). The elastic to the harness remains good. The combination makes a very good display item as can be seen by the photographs.... Accompanied by an envelope and contents addressed to then Sgt Shipley, while a POW of the Vichy French. in 1942. .... 139 Squadron Tie. Flight Lieutenant Eric Shipley was a pre war member of the RAFVR and was posted to 107 Squadron as a Navigator, flying his first operation to Ostend on the 8th September 1940. In November 1940 he volunteered for service in Greece. On route a stop over was planed at Malta to drop off supplies, on the final stage his aircraft was attacked and he was forced to bail out and was then taken POW by the Vichy French. After several escape attempts he was released by the advancing armies in North Africa. He returned to operations with 139 Pathfinder Squadron in May 1943 and whent on to complete 31 ops and in 1944 was awarded the DFC. After a short rest period he returned to ops with 142 Squadron completing a further 5 trips, including the last Bomber Command Operation over Europe to Kiel on the 2nd May 1945. It is safe to say, that these ops were flown wearing this flying helmet. In the post war years he wrote a history of 139 Squadron. Flt/Lt Shipley's Medal group was sold by Spink & Sons in 2010. The catalogue description confirms that this flying helmet and items were included. See Flt Shipley's MKVII Flying Goggles. Also listed
WW2 RAF Pathfinder Mosquito Navigator's Attributed MK VII Flying Goggles. A very good pair of the 1st type MKVII goggles worn by Flight Lieutenant Eric Shipley DFC who completed 31 Pathfinder operations with 139 & 142 Mosquito Squadrons. The goggles retain original leather strap and 99% of original blue painted finish. The interior with leather pads, bearing clear ink name "F/Lt E Shipley" VGC. . Flight Lieutenant Eric Shipley was awarded the DFC in 1944 for completing 31 Pathfinder Operations with 139 Squadron. See his flying helmet for full biographical details.
WW2 RAF Pattern Parachute Harness Back Pad.. A good example retaining straps and studs. Has been used.
WW2 RAF Pilot's Wings of pattern commonly worn on battle dress A good flat pair. GC have been worn.
WW2 RAF Pilot's Wings. A good flat pair, have been worn, small amount of ware. GC
WW2 RAF Pilot's Wings. A good padded pair small amount of wear to one wing.
WW2 RAF Pilots Wing Printing Block. This appears to be a good period example. Overall size 6 x 2.5 cm
WW2 RAF Pilots Wings. A good padded pair of the type sometimes known to as the 1943 pattern. Retaining black backing cloth GC Removed from a uniform
WW2 RAF Pilots Wings. A good padded pair of the early to mid WW2 style. Complete with original backing cloth GC.
WW2 RAF Pilots Wings. A good worn padded pair retaining original black backing cloth. GC wear to one wing.
WW2 RAF Pilots Wings. A good padded pair, possibly theatre made, as a slight variation on the standard pattern. Retaining black paper backing. Have been worn with some service wear. GC
WW2 RAF Pilots Wings. A superb unissued pair of flat Pilots Wings, sometimes refered to as the 1943 Pattern. VGC.
WW2 RAF Pilots Wings. A good padded pair sometimes referred to as the 1943 pattern. Removed from uniform
WW2 RAF Pilots Wings. A good padded pair retaining black paper backing. GC.
WW2 RAF Pilots Wings. Canadian Made. An original flat pair of wings GC Have been worn. The construction and style of this pair would indicate they were made in Canada.
WW2 RAF POW Attributed Photograph. A postcard size image of Pilot Officer John C Watson an Observer of aWellington that crashed on its way to Malta 21st November 1940. Image is clear with ink details to the reverse. Pilot Officer Watson was the Observer on a ferry flight to Malta onboard was Air Marshal O.T. Boyd CB., OBE, MC, AFC. The aircraft crased in Sicily. All the crew were taken POW.
WW2 RAF Propaganda Leaflet 1942. A good clean example double sided dated 11 November 1942
WW2 RAF Propaganda Leaflet 1943 A good example double sided dated Circa 1943
WW2 RAF Propaganda Leaflet French BBC Interest. A good example, this leaflet aimed at the occupied French giving details of BBC broadcasts. Slight wear GC.
WW2 RAF Propaganda Leaflet January 1944 A good example four sided dated January 1944 Slight wear.
WW2 RAF Sidcot Flying Suit Collar A good example of soft light brown wool. With printed issue stamps. VGC
WW2 RAF Silk Aircrew Escape Map of Southern France. A very good two sided printed example. These maps being H2 and D/H2.
WW2 RAF Silk Escape Map Europe 43/A & 43/B A good double sided printed example, showing Map 43?a Pyrenees and 43B. France & Spain. GC.
WW2 RAF Silk Escape Map North Africa. A scarce double sided silk mp showing Maps K3/K4. North Africa etc. Good clean condition.
WW2 RAF Silk Escape Map Southern Europe. A scarce early war example, printed both sides of Italy, Bulgaria etc. Details are correct to the map as of June 1940. Good clean condition.
WW2 RAF Trainee Aircrew White Peak Flash Signed A scarce white peak flash worn with the RAF Side Cap. This example with a number of ink signatures.
WW2 RAF Unusual Navigator's Brevet Badge. A good WW2 period padded example, this being slightly different in having more leaves to the wreath.
WW2 RAF Unusual Shape Navigators Brevet. A flat example. GC
WW2 RAF Unusual shaped Engineers Brevet. A good flat example with trances of a newspaper backing. VGC
WW2 RAF Volunteer Reserve VR Pair Large lapel badges. Brass complete with blades. Have been worn as a pair. GC.
WW2 RAF Volunteer Reserve VR Pair small lapel badges. Brass complete with blades. Have been worn as a pair. GC.
WW2 RAF War Service Battledress Blouse. A good clean example, retaining original issue label for size 12 5ft-5ft.9 and chest 40 to 41. Clear 1945 date GC
WW2 RAF War Service Battledress Blouse. A good clean example worn by a Flying Officer.The interior retaining original issue label 1945 Size 15 Height 5' 11' to 6'. Minor service wear.
WW2 RAF “D” Type Aircrew Flying Gauntlets A good matched colour pair in unissed condition. Both with issue labels (AM and WD Arrow pattern) for size 9 VGC.
WW2 RAF., RCAF Style Wireless Air Gunner (W.AG) Brevet Badge. A scarce an unusual example, modelled on the RCAF style. This example is flat and has been worn.
WW2 RAOC Royal Army Ordnance Corps Cap Badge. Complete with slider GC.
WW2 Rare D-Day Pattern Full Battle Assault Jerkin A very rare example of the light coloured material and webbing full Battle jerkin. Tailored with chest Bren magazine pouches with toggle fastening. Rear fixed back pack and lower soft equipment pack with toggle fastening. Side pouches. Various webbing straps to accommodate extra fittings. Internal “Medium” stamp and maker’s stamp and 1943 date. Also for training use only. The inside with the name and address of the original owner Has been worn, remains in near very good supple condition. .... Accompanied by the original owners kitbag, this with details to the outside. (2 items) Only 19,000 of these were made. Many stamped later “For Training Only”
WW2 RASC Personalized Soldiers War Booty Map Case. This is a most unusual example, made from a captured German Army Fur Back Pack. Personalized to the front by Private Cripps, giving details of where he served and with his personal Divisional badge of a full pint of beer. The interior retains original boards, one made from a cardboard US Ration pack. Has been used VGC.
WW2 RCAF / RAF B Type & Navy C Type Flying Helmet Rubber Cushions. A good matched pair, with clear issue stamps. VGC.
WW2 RCAF Air Gunner Brevet Wing A good scarce padded example, retaining cloth backing GC.
WW2 RCAF Bomb Aimers Brevet Wing. A good flat example, that remain attached to a fragment of an Officers Uniform cloth
WW2 RCAF Distinguished Flying Cross Group of Miniature Medals. An unattributed miniature medal group representing a member of aircrew flying operation prior to June 1944 over North West Europe.
WW2 RCAF Spitfire Pilots Attributed Cap and Photographs. A very good and rare attributed RCAF Cap worn by Flying Officer Edward William Roland Fortt a Photographic Reconnaissance Pilot with 1PRU who was Killed on the 12th April 1942. The cap is the regulation pattern with bullion cap badge. The inside retaining a piece of paper with pencil script "C-1616 Fortt". The cap remains in near very good condition. ... Accompanied by three original photographs, one showing Fortt wearing the cap, another next to his PR early mark Spitfire. Flying Officer Edward William Ronald Fortt was on the 12th April 1942 flying a Spitfire IV tasked with an operation over Rotterdam. He crashed and was Killed at Whickham St Paul in Essex. His number corresponds with that in the cap. The Canadian Virtual Memorial also shows a photograph of him wearing this cap confirming the photographs which accompany the cap.
WW2 REME Territorial Army Group of Five Medals. Awarded to 2052298 Sjt R Birkbeck REME. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Territorial Efficiency Medal (GVIR), (Sjt REME). Medals loose GC. .... Accompanied by the forwarding card box lid giving the address as Lincoln.
WW2 Royal Army Pay Corps Battledress Uniform Badges. A selection comprising: RAPC slip on cloth title. .... RAPC brass shoulder title. .... Blue & Yellow Diamond foramtion Badge. ... 3x Lance Corporal Chevrons. ... Cap Badge.
WW2 Royal Army Service Corps General Service Medal Group of Three. Awarded to "56672 Dvr G. Oakhill RASC". Comprising: General Service Medal, clasp "Palestine", Defence Medal, War Medal.
WW2 Royal Army Service Corps RASC Badges. A good selection, comprising: Shoulder Titles. ... Arm of Service. ... 2x Brass Cap Badges loops & slider. ... Plastic Economy Badge with blades Distorted. Overall GC.
WW2 Royal Artillery Badge Grouping Comprising: Dog Tags 1831452 A.J.H. Heffer METH. ... RA Cap Badge. ... Sgt's Sleeve badges. GC. Number confirmed as Royal Artillery.
WW2 Royal Artillery Major's Rank Slides. A good pair for far east use, made of aertex material. Have been worn.
WW2 Royal Artillery POW Dog Tag. This alloy example is stamped with the details "Stalag XXA 10018" Some wear. Attributed to 1496966 Gunner H.F. Monger RA who is confirmed as being held at Stalag XXB with this number
WW2 Royal Artillery Printed Shoulder Tittles A good clean matching Pair.
WW2 Royal Artillery Tobruk Desert Rat Officers Territorial Group of Five Awarded to Lieutenant J Allen Royal Artillery. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, Africa Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Territorial Efficiency Medal (GVIR) (Lt RA). The last medal in box of issue and forwarding letter (dated 1980). The group is accompanied by Miniature Medal Group mounted as worn. .... a "Rats of Tobruk " numbered Members Badge.... TA lapel badge. ... Silver ARP Badge. Overall Near VGC At the time of issue of the TEM Lt Allen was living in Long Ditton Surrey.
WW2 Royal Australian Air Force B Type Flying Helmet. A very good 1942 dated example, in near unissued condition. Retaining date label to the interior.
WW2 Royal Australian Air Force RAAF Navigator Brevet. A good flat example, Removed from uniform
WW2 Royal Australian Air Force RAAF Observer's Brevet. A Good padded example. Has been worn. GC.
WW2 Royal Canadian Air Force Operational Tour Wing with additional Second Tour bar. A good and rare Silver-gilt example by Birks, reverse stamped “Sterling”. Two screw posts to reverse, retaining original backing plate and two screw nuts. GC Authorised in 1943 for RCAF aircrew who performed meritorious operational service and completed a tour of duty.
WW2 Royal Canadian Air Force RCAF Air Gunner (AG) brevet. A good padded example. White and red embroidered crown, brown laurel wreath, white letter and wing. Minor age wear.
WW2 Royal Canadian Air Force RCAF Navigator (N) brevet. A good padded example. White and red embroidered crown, brown laurel wreath, white letter and wing. Minor age wear.
WW2 Royal Canadian Air Force RCAF Pilots Wings. A good worn padded pair, retaining original backing cloth. GC.
WW2 Royal Canadian Arir Force Wireless Air Gunner (W.AG) brevet. A good padded example. White and red embroidered crown, brown laurel wreath, white letter and wing. Small moth nip below 'A' of RCAF.
WW2 Royal Engineers Officer's Cap Badge. A good bronze example retaining both blades. GC.
WW2 Royal Fusiliers Officers Cap. A good clean example of the Regulation pattern. Complete with OSD Bronze cap badge. The interior with leather sweatband. GC.
WW2 Royal Marines Beret. A good 1945 dated example, dark blue wooden cloth with brass cap badge and red backing cloth. The interior with 1945 stamped date. Very clean moth free.
WW2 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Electrical Branch Shoulder Rank. A good pair of RNVR Commander's rank shoulder cords with dark green backing cloth, representing the Electrical Branch. Clean condition.
WW2 Royal Navy 1943 Ship Recognition Book. This being an official 1943 publication showing details of German, Italian, American war & merchant ships etc. Original hard cover GC.
WW2 Royal Navy 1943 Ship Recognition Book. This being an official 1943 publication showing details of German, Italian, American war & merchant ships etc. Original hard cover GC.
WW2 Royal Navy Attributed Group of Medals. Attributed to Petty Officer Hugh Dobson who served as a steward onboard HMS Apollo and HMS Vindex. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, Pacific Star, France & Germany Star, War Medal. .... Two small ID Cards naming ships. .... Selection of photographs. HMS Apollo was an Abdiel-class minelayer launched in 1943. HMS Vindex was a Nairana-class escort carrier.
WW2 Royal Navy Captain's Cap. A good worn example, complete with original bullion cap badge and white cotton top cover. The interior with leather sweatband. GC usual service and storage wear.
WW2 Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm C Type Flying Helmet. A good worn example of the type. Complete with light tan coloured wiring loom and fitted with RCAF rubber cushions to the earphones. Also with provision for Gosport tubes. The interior is in good condition, with usual wear. The exterior leather stamped with a Crowned Anchor. Leather good, could do with a light feeding, untouched condition.
WW2 Royal Navy Ratings Housewife and Contents. A WW2 pattern of dark blue wool material, complete with original threads, cottons, buttons etc. Overall GC slight moth nips.
WW2 Royal Navy WRNS Officer’s tricorn hat. A rare example in “Welflex” black fur felt complete with mohair band and original cap badge in gold and blue embroidery. The interior with cotton sweetband (This with damage to the back section not visible from the outside). Minor age wear, near VGC.
WW2 Royal Observer Corps Group of Three Medals. This group was awarded to Leading Observer D.J. Moores. Comprising: Defence Medal, War Medal, Observer Corps Long Service & Good Conduct Medal. Medals loose GC.
WW2 Royal Tank Regiment Slip On Cloth Shoulder Title Badge. A very good example.
WW2 Royal Ulster Constabulary 1940 Dated Helmet. This Tommy helmet retains original black painted finish and to the front stencilled letters "RUC". The shell is dated and lining is dated 1940 GC.
WW2 Scarce Observer Corps Cloth Breast Badge. A scarce pre "Royal" example without the crown.
WW2 Service Chevrons. Two sets one Printed the other embroidered. GC.
WW2 Skegness Lincolnshire Home Guard Group Photograph. A good clear example Size 8 x 5 inches.
WW2 South Wales Borderers Attributed D-Day Medal Group. Awarded to Sergeant William Harold Leslie Snelling. Comprising: 1939/45 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal. Mounted as worn. .... Soldiers Pay book and Soldiers Discharge Book. Sergeant William Harold Leslie Snelling enlisted into the SWB in July 1939, his trade being given as Barman. At the time of the D-Day landings he was attached to No. 28 6Pr Anti Tank unit and appears to have served with this unit during the North West Campaign. He was discharged in January 1946
WW2 Ste, Bren, Lewis, Thompson, Vickers, Browning Gun Home Guard Booklet. This is a private purchase booklet on automatic guns, usual purchased by members of the Home Guard. Remains in good clean condition.
WW2 The Buffs Other Rank's Side Cap. A good clean example as worn complete with original Buffs Cap badge. This badge in on a slider and has also been stitched in place by the original owner. The interior with faint circle issue stamp.
WW2 Two Types Cartoon Book. A very good clean copy of our two British Officer Heroes fighting through the campaigns of North Africa and Italy. VGC
WW2 UK National Working with the US Army ID Pass etc. An interesting ID Pass and letters concerning Helen M Carrol who was employed by the American Graves Registration Command 1945-47 based in Paris. Including her ID Card dated 1st June 1945. Two typed letters.... plus a number of post WW2 items including photographs (Non military(.
WW2 United States 8th Air Force Europe Catepiller Club Members Badge. A rare example awarded to Second Lieutenant John S McNamara bailed out of his strickened B-24 Liberator “Paper Doll” on the 18th March 1944. Comprising: Caterpillar Badge engraved “2/Lt J.S. McNamara”. Fitted with rolling safety catch and ruby eye…. Sterling Silver Navigator Wing. …. 8th Air Force cloth badge. … Quantity of research including paperback book written by one of his crew. Second Lieutenant John S McNamara after completing his training as a Navigator was posted to England where he joined the 68th Bomber Squadron part of the 44th Heavy Bomb Group. On the 18th March 1944 he was briefed for an operation to the Dornier aircraft factory at Friedrichshaffen. Climbing into his B-24 Liberator Bomber “Paper Doll” it was a routine flight until “Paper Doll” approached the target. Heavy flak was encountered and as Bombs away was shouted the aircraft took a hit to number three engine, damaging the prop governor. The prop was now spinning out of control, vibrating the aircraft and running the risk of throwing a prop at any moment. Loosing height the Pilot headed to Switzerland. Approaching the boarder flying at 20,000 feet the vibration became worse and the order to bail out was given Landing safely McNamara was arrested in interned.
WW2 Unusual Pair RAF Warrant Officer rank badges A scarce matching pair. Probably North African or Indian made. Have been worn. GC
WW2 US Air Force Silver Navigator Wings A good pair stamped to the reverse Sterling. Complete with pin fitting with safety catch. GC.
WW2 US Army 1944 Pattern Waterproof Boots. A good pair with waterproof upper section and rubber lower and sole. Have been worn GC.
WW2 US Army 8th Air Force English Made Gilt Officer's Cap badge. A rare gilt metal example with makers stamp of J.R. Gaunt London. Retaining screw post and nut. Most of gilt finish remains.
WW2 US China Burma India Theater Cushion Cover. A good colourful embroidered cushion cover with the central CBI devises used by the famous "Flying Tigers". Minor wear and minor stitching faults to the yellow cord edge.
WW2 USAF United States Air Force Aircrew Life jacket. A good example, complete with dye pad and CO2 bottle. This example with various stampings, including inspection date of March 1945.
WW2 Uxbridge Urban District Council Air Raid Shelter Advances Folder Cover. This large format folder is made of leatherette with gold tooled letters to the front. The inside back cover with original paper label with date January 1941 Heavy Item
WW2 WAAF Officer's Cap. A good example tailored to the regulation pattern and retaining original bullion RAF pattern cap badge. Minor wear. GC.
WW2 WAAF Service & Release Book. This book was issued to 2070961 LAW F.E. Croucher. She enlisted in 1941 as a general duties clark. She was discharged in February 1946.
WW2 War Department Issue 303 inch Lewis Machine Gun 1939 Manuel. A scarce original edition.
WW2 War Department Issue Identification of the Japanese Army 1942 Manuel. A good clean original edition.
WW2 War Department Issue March 1940 Periodical Note on the German Army. A rare early war example. Very clean condition. With stamp to front of the London Divisional Engineers.
WW2 War Medal A good example, unnamed as issued.
WW2 Welsh Guards Two Clasp General Service Medal. Awarded to 2740115 L/Cpl L.J. Elliott W.G. Comprising War Medal and General Service Medal two clasps Palestine 1945-48, Malaya. Second clasp loose mounted as originally worn GC.
WW2 WLA Women's Land Army Photographs. Two postcard size and four small photographs of Rene Buckman who served with the WLA at Redhill 1943. Images clear.
WW2 Womens Land Army Official Tie. A very good example green material with WLA embroidery. Bearing an ink name label of "M. Gardner". Near VGC.
WW2 Worcestershire Regiment Cap Badge A good example with slider.
WW2 WRNS Officer's Tricorn Hat. A good scarce example, retaining mohair hat band and correct WW2 period bullion and silk embroidered cap badge. Slight age wear GC.
WW2 WVS Home Front Housewives Section Window Card. A good clean used example of the card which would have been placed in a street window. Printed by Fosh & Cross Ltd June 1942. This example with hand written note to the reverse. Overall size 7 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches VGC.
WW2 WVS Home Front Street Leader Window Card. A good clean used example of the card which would have been placed in a street window. Printed by Fosh & Cross Ltd June 1942. This example overlaid Street Leader strip over Housewives Service. Overall size 7 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches VGC.
WWI RNAS Royal Naval Air Service Observer’s Shoulder Board Wing Badge. A very good gilt small size example complete with original wires. VGC. This pattern was only worn by the RNAS and was replaced by the cloth Observers brevet at the creation of the RAF on the 1st April 1918
WWI Royal Flying Corps / 1918 RAF. A rare pair of Issue pattern leather flying gloves. The very good pair, the gloves are the finger / mitten pattern which was issued to aircrew during WW1. Soft brown leather with lambs wool to the mitten section. Fitted press stud fastening and stamps to the interior. Leather retains supple a rich colour,retiming wool lining. supple VGC.
York & Lanc Regiment General Service Medal Clasp Palestine. A good example awarded to 4745216 Pte T Brady Y & L R. GC.
Ypres Large Bayonet Letter Opener. A rare and very clean example of the letter opener in the shape of a Great War bayonet, with Ypres engraved to the blade. Length 9 inches. UK sale only
Yugoslavian Cold War Period Army Side Cap. A good wool example with embroidered Soviet Red Star to the front. The lining with an issue label for 1964. Minor service wear GC.
Zulu War / Boer War Rifle Regiment Oliver Pattern Waterbottle & Harness. A very rare example of the 1870 pattern "Oliver" water bottle, complete with pewter stopper. The bottle remains in its original "Rifles" black leather harness. The bottle is in good condition, the leather harness is sound but with some age wear.