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WW2 Polish Air Gunners Wings by J.R.Gaunt of London

WW2 Polish Air Gunners Wings by J.R.Gaunt of London

A nice example of a WW2 British made Polish Air Force air gunners wings (circa 1944) bearing the makers name of J.R.Gaunt of London.
Wire hook and retaining nut missing so priced accordingly. read more

Code: 50769

95.00 GBP

WW2 German Heer Sports vest Eagle

WW2 German Heer Sports vest Eagle

A machine woven Heer sports vest eagle in good condition, removed from vest. read more

Code: 50553

45.00 GBP

101st Home Guard AA Rocket (Z Battery) Insignia & Mixed Ephemera Group (MGC Veteran)

101st Home Guard AA Rocket (Z Battery) Insignia & Mixed Ephemera Group (MGC Veteran)

A most interesting and varied insignia & ephemera group all attributed to a Mr Norman Nye M.B.E (civilian division) a veteran of the Great war and a member of the Home Guard during WW2, Nye would also become a prominent figure in the ministry of education during the 1950's.
The group consists of his scarce 101 'Z Battery' (rocket-fired anti-aircraft) printed flash and a screen printed H... read more

Code: 51051

100.00 GBP

1918 British Mk IX Trench Periscope (A/F)

1918 British Mk IX Trench Periscope (A/F)

A nice looking example of a WW1 British issue Mk IX trench periscope that was manufactured by R & J Beck Ltd in 1918, still with much of its original field green/ khaki paintwork remaining as many of these scopes have had their paint finish removed to expose the brass underneath and then polished up.
Unfortunately the scopes optics are at fault, a total haze/fogginess present but this co... read more

Code: 51050

170.00 GBP

WW1 Trench Art Mills Bomb/Grenade Lighter

WW1 Trench Art Mills Bomb/Grenade Lighter

An un-cleaned, left as found WW1 Mills bomb casing that has been converted into a trench art lighter, the casing bears the foundry mark of McD.S which I believe to be McDowall,Stevens Ltd of Falkirk, Scotland (1828-1930).
The plug hole at the base of the grenade is still threaded but this thread is hardly used to secure the grenade to the wooden base plate, you simply lower the grenade o... read more

Code: 51047

75.00 GBP

1945 RAF O/A Side Cap (With Concealed Shelter Ticket)

1945 RAF O/A Side Cap (With Concealed Shelter Ticket)

An untouched, good condition late war RAF ordinary airman's side cap that still retains folded newspaper spacers inside the sweatband (dated Jan 44) and a scarce concealed paper 'Bunk ticket' for Stockwell Tube Shelter (London).
It was only whilst I was inspecting the cap for any moth damage that I discovered the ticket inside the front fold on the badge side, unseen since the war.
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Code: 51045

Reserved

WW1 Italian Front Alpini Photo Postcards (White War 1915-18)

WW1 Italian Front Alpini Photo Postcards (White War 1915-18)

A group of four photo postcards depicting life and hardship for the Italian Alpini troops on the 'Italian front' during WW1.
Between 1915-1918 Austro-Hungarian forces fought the Alpini troops in bloody mountain warfare, merciless hand to hand trench fighting thousands of feet above sea level and that's if the cold didn't kill you first.
The photo cards are fresh to the market and ... read more

Code: 51049

22.00 GBP

Rare Boer War-WW1 Royal Navy Rating's Cap (H.M.S. Royal Arthur. 1891-1920)

Rare Boer War-WW1 Royal Navy Rating's Cap (H.M.S. Royal Arthur. 1891-1920)

An untouched and rarely encountered Boer war-WW1 period Royal Navy rating's tropical / summer cap with its original, undisturbed ''H.M.S. Royal Arthur.'' silk tally.
H.M.S. Royal Arthur was a first class cruiser of the Edgar class and launched in Feb 1891 and saw much service in the Pacific Station, during WW1 was Guardship at Scapa Flow and later a Submarine Depot Ship, broken up in Aug... read more

Code: 51042

225.00 GBP