Rare Early WW2 RAF Police Desert War / Mediterranean Mk1* Steel Helmet
An incredibly rare and fresh to the market British Mk1* helmet as used by the RAF Police in North Africa, the Mediterranean theatre and the Middle East, this untouched specimen with its field applied desert sand coloured finish was originally a WW1 Brodie helmet that was officially re-lined & refurbished prior to the out-break of WW2, the shell was fitted with a size 7 Mk1 (oval pad) liner whic... read more
WW1-WW2 British Army Souvenir Belt
A nice little collection of original WW1 & WW2 British army cap and collar badges + shoulder titles, all applied to a 1903 pattern variant leather belt (un-marked, no maker name). amongst the collection is a wonderful crisp detailed pre-1908 Gloucestershire Regt cap badge with lugs/loops (slightly bent over) and a very nice WW1 Manchester regt cap badge with slider intact, also a nice early die... read more
WW2 Africa & Italy Stars Medal Group
A nice honest group, mounted for wear, un-named as issued. read more
1945 Cork Bungs For British MkII Lightweight (Airborne) Respirator
A seldom encountered pair of June 1945 dated cork bungs, these used for preventing any moisture, dirt or infestation from entering the filter of a British MkII (light) gas mask when not attached to the face mask.
The respirator seen in the images is for display purposes only and not included in the sale. read more
WW1 Royal Warwickshire Regiment Ephemera Group (Letters Home & 14 British Army Censor Postcards)
A small but most interesting WW1 ephemera group consisting of two handwritten letters and x 14 British Army censor postcards, the letters having been penned by Private 3770 Frederick.M.Fellows 1/6 Royal Warwickshire Regiment Transport section to his dearest Mother back home in Stafford, England, all x 14 censor postcards are signed by Fellows. Pvt Fellows was serving in France at the time and... read more
Scarce WW1 Lewis Machine Gun Ammo Tin
A good condition 1918 dated Lewis gun ammunition tin that still retains its original leather handle (often missing), the spring loaded catch remains in good working order along with the lid hinges.
Internally there are no issues apart from the small leather tool holder is now missing.
There is some light surface flaking to the leather handle but the rest remains firm & supple.
1916 British Army Trench Whistle
A nice clean example made by Hudson & Co of Birmingham, a ''been there'' example with a few light dings present. read more