British Royal Observer Corps Medal & WW1 Pair (Family Group)
A fresh to the market and un-researched family group consisting of a Royal Observer Corps medal and WW1 pair to a sapper in the Royal Engineers.
The R.O.C 2nd type medal is correctly named to Leading Observer P.E.Dawson and remains in very good untouched condition, ribbon slightly dirty.
The Victory & BWM are lightly engraved/impressed to 126117 Sapper G.V.Dawson RE, both medals n... read more
Rare British Inter-War Machete & Rare Variant Scabbard
A rare British Inter-war machete with variant scabbard, of typical military issue construction with its thick leather/composite slab grips that are firmly attached using large copper rivets.
The broad 13 1/4 inch long blade is now devoid of any makers mark, they may have been erased over time during cleaning & sharpening, am aware of only two other identical examples and they both bear ... read more
Superb 1939 Home Front Police MKII Steel Helmet
A wonderful early WW2 police MkII steel helmet with an exceptional shell, the factory applied blue paintwork is in excellent condition along with the white 'POLICE' stencil.
The BMB made size 7 liner is one of the best that I have seen in a long time as the Rexene remains very pliable and not hardened like most found, the cradle bears the makers name, size and year of manufacture 1939, t... read more
1943 British Army Mountain Troops / Commando Ice Pick
A very good 1943 dated example made by Brades and still retaining its webbing wrist strap.
Sorry Mainland UK only. read more
WW2 British Home Front Vehicle Headlamp Blackout Shield
Recently discovered in an outbuilding and untouched for decades, this vehicle headlight shield was manufactured by the A.V.Hartley company of Greenfield near Oldham and was an improved version known as the type 2, first introduced in September 1941.
The grilled shield is in very good solid condition with only light surface rust and paint blistering, could easily be improved or simply le... read more
WW2 German M24 Stick Grenade Transit Case (Superb Interior)
A most pleasing 1938 dated metal carrying/transit case used for transporting fifteen M24 Stielhandgranate (stick grenades) with a 4 1/2 sek (second) delay, this service used case is in wonderful solid condition with no perforations and retains much of its original factory applied green paint finish, the case's exterior had received an overpaint at sometime but this has been painstakingly remove... read more
1943 US Flare Parachute
A small size 1943 dated silk/rayon flare parachute manufactured by the North American company ''National Automotive Fibres, Inc.'' that were based in Detroit, Michigan. The 24 inch diameter canopy is quite grubby in appearance especially on the crown but remains in good firm condition, all the panels are intact but there are a few very small pulls/holes present but nothing really noticeable, b... read more
Vintage British Legion Standard Bearer's Hat Badge
A vintage bi-metal & blue enamel British Legion (pre- Royal) standard bearer's cap/hat badge with lugs, nicely stamped on the reverse with the letter ''H'' being a reference for ''Hat'' along with an issue number.
51mm high. read more