WW2 German M40 Luftwaffe Single Decal Helmet
An absolutely textbook example of a Luftwaffe M40 single decal helmet complete with its original liner & chinstrap.
This helmet has much of its luftwaffe blue factory paint remaining with a very high proportion of its second pattern eagle remaining to left side. Underside of rim gives maker mark 'SE64' for the firm 'Sächsische emailler und stanzwerke A.G. / Lauter' . Liner is complete w... read more
WW1 German Gas Mask , Carrying Straps & Tin
WW1 Imperial German leather gas mask model 1917 coming complete with carrying tin & long strap. This mask replaced the earlier 'Gummimaske' version & is distinguishable from the later Model 1918 version by the presence of its thin metal spider reinforcement behind the lenses.
In a very acceptable good trench used condition its canvas head straps remain undamaged with lenses uncra... read more
WW2 US Rubberised Musette Bag & Shoulder Strap 1942
This is the water resistant rubberised version of the musette bag often associated with issue to American Airborne troops .
Maker marked & dated 1942 it comes with a similarly marked carrying strap. There is a large stencilled 'A' to front & soldiers serial number to rear.
Overall good used condition & offered as found. read more
WW2 USN D-Day Lifebelt With Three Snaps Dated July 1943
As worn by US troops on the landing craft & boats of D-Day this is the correct 'three snaps' pattern of USN lifebelt for a 6th June 1944 setup. Post August examples were economised by only having two snaps.
WW1 German P '08 Luger Holster 1916
A WW1 German brown leather Luger holster dated 1916.
All stitching is original & intact with belt loops to rear intact. Marked to the maker 'BREHME , HILDESHEIM 1916' .
Offered as recently found the leather is still supple & fittings firm.
Rare WW2 Period Book ' The Epic of the 101st Airborne '
This is a pictorial biography of the United States 101st Airborne Division compiled & arranged by the unit Public Relations Office & edited by David J Phillips. Written & printed in 1945 when the 101st Airborne Division was still in Europe !
A great pictorial history & in excellent condition.
WW2 US Musette Bag 1940 ( Named To A Captain )
A tan canvas M36 musette bag dated 1940 . These were issued to officers, airborne troops & armoured personnel amongst others .
This example made by Powers & Co Inc & dated 1940. Handwritten Captains name & number to top flap.
WW2 US 'Lucky Strike' Cigarettes With 'Military Free Tax' Label
A pack of Lucky Strike cigarettes with label stating that the tax was free on these cigarettes for use by the military. read more