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Superb 1940 Dated Home Guard Gas Mask Tin (Named, St.Helen's)

Superb 1940 Dated Home Guard Gas Mask Tin (Named, St.Helen's)

A scarce example, the best early wartime HG gas mask tin that I have ever encountered. Fresh to the market.  read more

Code: 51234

SOLD

WW2 German W.M.35 (Winkelmesser) Mortar & Artillery Clinometer

WW2 German W.M.35 (Winkelmesser) Mortar & Artillery Clinometer

A WW2 German Winkelmesser 35 in good clean working condition, still with much of its original paint finish, commonly used by German heavy artillery.
Maker coded ''bvu'' (Franz Kuhlmann of Wilhelmshaven), measures 12cm along the base.
A heavy little item, clinometer only.  read more

Code: 51235

95.00 GBP

Unissued WW2 British Army Windproof Trousers Drab 1942

Unissued WW2 British Army Windproof Trousers Drab 1942

A near mint pair of 1942 dated second pattern windproof over trousers in desert tan colour, the 2nd pattern trousers are a much lighter weight compared to the heavier first patterns, this pair still retains its original sateen finish (failed to show in images due to poor light) and the colour is excellent.
The label and WD acceptance stamp are present and as bold as the day they were pri...  read more

Code: 51233

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Franco-Prussian War/ WW1 German Bronze Guardian Angel Plaque

Franco-Prussian War/ WW1 German Bronze Guardian Angel Plaque

A most appealing and possibly unique bronze plaque depicting a winged guardian angel comforting and supporting a wounded, possibly dying German soldier.
Difficult to put an exact age to this wonderful work of art, unsure if WW1 period or much earlier, observing the equipment/pouches worn by the soldier it appears to be more Franco-Prussian war period (1870-71) or simply just down to the ...  read more

Code: 51231

355.00 GBP

WW1 German EB47 Ersatz Bayonet & Troddel

WW1 German EB47 Ersatz Bayonet & Troddel

A wholly original Imperial German ersatz bayonet with its original leather frog and troddel (knot), the bayonets grips are the pressed steel type and retain much of their factory applied paint finish, still with a good working release button.
The fullered blade remains at full factory length being 12 1/4 inches (312 mm) long and is in very good condition, still with dried grease in place...  read more

Code: 51229

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WW1 Imperial German Soldier's M15 Mess Tin (Short-Lived Variant)

WW1 Imperial German Soldier's M15 Mess Tin (Short-Lived Variant)

A nice service used (been there) example of the short-lived tin lined steel M15 mess tin, prior to 1915 German mess tins were made of aluminium a costly material in the early 20th century so a tin lined steel variant was introduced, by early 1917 mess tins were being manufactured with an enamelled finish so to avoid rust issues.
Both components to this mess tin (Kochgeschirr) are dated 1...  read more

Code: 51222

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1939 Army Issue Solar Topee Tropical Helmet

1939 Army Issue Solar Topee Tropical Helmet

A superb condition 1939 dated army issue Solar Pith Topee, the helmets khaki drill fabric retains good strong colour and has not faded (photos taken in bright sunlight), inside the dome is a well detailed paper label from the Calcutta based manufacturer along with a broad arrow acceptance stamp, an additional small label states the size as 7 1/8th.
Best example that I have encountered i...  read more

Code: 51227

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WW2 W.R.N.S Ratings Cap

WW2 W.R.N.S Ratings Cap

An all original early production Women's Royal Naval Service ratings cap in blue serge, the small size cap still retains its original fitted H.M.S. (dot) tally which has tarnished with age, the leather sweatband is missing but there are still remnants of the early black silk type liner, this style of cap was introduced in mid-1942 and remained un-altered until after WW2.
The cap is sligh...  read more

Code: 51225

45.00 GBP