WW2 German M42 Helmet
A late war German M42 combat helmet which was originally an American bringback with the US soldiers name & Iowa address faintly scratched into the paint on the underside of the rim.
With rear stamped maker initials , size & lot number ' EF68 4937 ' this helmet was produced in & thus was issued with no decals. Leather liner is marked to its underside with year '2 /44' for February 1944 .... read more
WW2 British RAF Irvine jacket 1941
A quite stunning Irvine Flying Jacket with Air Ministry label intact & bearing sizes & 1941 date.
The Irvine flying jacket is an iconic piece of RAF flying kit with dated examples becoming increasingly harder to find. This particular piece bears its original factory sewn clothing label with nomenclature , sizes & clear date of 1941. The initial ' S' has been written on it by the origi... read more
WW2 German Luftwaffe Drooptail Eagle Double Decal Helmet
A very good M35 Luftwaffe Double Decal helmet with early first pattern drooptail eagle.
A totally untouched piece this helmet is by the maker Quist with factory blue luftwaffe paint to inside & out. The drooptail luftwaffe eagle is largely intact with natural scuffing & wear which matches the overall condition of this well fielded helmet. The tricolour national shield is also largely in... read more
WW2 British MkIII 'Turtle Helmet' With Camouflage Net 1944
A superb textbook camouflage netted example of the MkIII ' Turtle ' helmet issued to assault formations of the 21st Army Group just prior to the Normandy invasion & seen in wear on the beaches of D-Day on the 6th June 1944.
This helmet still has its correct & original camouflage netting fitted this tied down inside the liner around the rubber cushions of the cradle. Factory painted in a ... read more
WW2 Japanese Army Field Cap Bringback Souvenir
A correct Japanese Army combat field cap originally being a bringback from WW2 & having been in private collector hands until now.
It is actually very difficult to find a true Army issue Japanese combat cap many offered today being similar but incorrect derivatives. All of the features such as a multi construction leather sweatband & insignia sewn direct to the cap are indicators of lat... read more
WW2 German MG42 Machine Gun Basket Drum Magazine 1944
A very nice 1944 dated basket drum magazine for the MG42 machine gun.
Still in its original wartime finish with maker code & date ' WC44' .
All mechanisms working perfectly. read more