WW1 Imperial German Soldier's M15 Mess Tin
A nice service used (been there) example of the short lived tin lined M15 mess tin, both pieces are 1916 dated but with mismatched makers names, the main body bears the name Met.Fabr and the lid A. Freundlich (I think), most definitely a wartime marriage as both parts have remnants of the same paint finish & same amount of surface wear.
Pre & early WW1 models were made of aluminium but d... read more
WW1 Royal Artillery Button Sweetheart Brooch With Inset Photograph
A nice example of a WW1 Royal Artillery silver plated button converted to a sweetheart brooch with inset photograph of a young gunner, working pin & catch, 25mm dia. read more
WW2 French Army Issue Pack of Tobacco
An un-opened 40 grammes pack of WW2 French Army issue tobacco nicely labelled 'for the troops', one tiny split in the paper wrapping on the underside but not losing any of its contents, hardly noticeable but best to mention.
Size = 60mm x 65mm
Sorry UK sale only. read more
WW2 Period RAF Officer's Private Purchase Shirt Collar
A lightly used WW2 period RAF officer's private purchase detachable shirt collar tailored by Van Heusen using the best Egyptian cotton, in a good large size 16 1/2 and bearing the 'Style II RAF' ink stamp.
Slightly starched. read more
WW2 Plastic Economy Royal Army Ordnance Corps Cap Badge
A nice chocolate brown plastic cap badge with two blades on the reverse, good bold maker mark MMMC. read more
WW1 Canadian MKII Ross Bayonet October 1915
A most pleasing example of the Canadian MKII Ross bayonet (Ross Rifle Company, Quebec) with the blade clipped modification, nicely stamped & dated on the pommel 10/15 and still housed in its original 1916 dated leather scabbard with integral belt frog.
This modification was made due to the un-modified blades having a more rounded tip, there were recorded incidents were the blade failed t... read more
The 'Must Have' Book on WW2 British Uniforms & Insignia
A much sought after copy of Brian.L. Davis' excellent and essential reference study on WWII British uniforms & insignia, first published in 1981 and out of print for many years.
This example is an ex-library copy but remains in very good order, couple of additional ink stamps within the cover, odd little crease here & there to dust jacket. read more