WW1 German 16th Inf.Regt Pickelhaube & Early Red Numbered Cover With Matching Regimental Numbers
A stunning battlefield used example of an M1895 enlisted mans Prussian pickelhaube in 'as found' condition with prewar red numbered enlisted mans cover .
Red numbering on covers was used prewar & only up until the end of August 1914 so this piece was most likely captured in one of the earlier battles. The pickelhaube has all of its original brass fittings with gilt fired front plate & ... read more
WW1 French 'Battle of the Marne' 74th Inf.Regt M1884 Kepi & M1879 Tunic- 1914
A WW1 French infantry other ranks kepi of the 74th infantry division with matching regimentally numbered infantry tunic of the M1879 pattern.
This uniform although originating from the 1880 period was the pattern still being worn during the early frontier battles of 1914 against the invading German army. The kepi is a wonderful battle worn 'been there ' piece still encrusted with sweat ... read more
WW1 German M16 Helmet
A very good WW1 German M16 helmet with partial remaining chinstrap & much of its original green paint remaining.
This helmet is typical of the early issues of M16 with a now darkened apple green finish which has survived almost totally intact. Interior shows leather M16 liner band of early single stitched quality & three cushion holders all still holding cushions. Maker & size to unders... read more
WW1 German 'Baden' Ersatz Pickelhaube
A rare bringback ersatz pickelhaube of Baden with beautifully age tarnished brass fittings & original chinstrap & cockades.
This pickelhaube is of the pressed cork & felt ersatz issue seen at of the end of 1914 as a stopgap measure to supply the massively expanding German army. Totally untouched it may be observed that the golden Baden cockade is , officially speaking , on the wrong sid... read more
WW1 British Princess Mary Tin , Cigarettes & Tobacco
WW1 British Princess Mary tin with partial contents , cigarette packet not complete . Two loose cigarettes marked with the royal princesses monogram. read more
WW1 German Mounted Artillery Officers Pickelhaube Of Prussia
Scarce Artillery officers 'Kugelhelme' of Prussia with convex chinscales denoting this being from that of a mounted artillery regiment .
A fine quality piece the front plate still retains much of its impressive gilt finish with brass fittings displaying fine age patina which matches throughout. The ball top denoting artillery ( hence the name Kugelhelme ) is removeable as shown & the ch... read more
WW1 British Pocket Map - Lens II ( Arras , Bapaume Etc ) 1916
Second edition WW1 pocket map of France 'Lens' area dated 1916.
Areas of note include Arras , Bapaume & Lens amongst others. read more
WW1 British 'Housewife' Marked ' 1 Grenadier Guards '
Typical of the WW1 issue with soldiers number & '1GG' for First Battalion , Grenadier Guards. read more