WW2 US M1 'Fixed Bales' Helmet With Camouflage Net - Classic D-Day
An excellent textbook US M1 helmet with camouflage net & fixed bales. This helmet has all the attributes of a mid 1943 dated example & is typical of those worn by GIs training in England befor landing on the beaches of Normandy in June 1944 for D-Day.
This helmet is still in its original cork mixed OD wartime paint inside & out with front seam to stainless steel rim & early raised bar b... read more
WW1 German 10th Inf. Regt Private Purchase Pickelhaube Cover
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WW1 German private purchase other ranks pickelhaube cover of the 10th Infantry Regiment with remains of green late 1914/1915 period number to front.
Due to pickelhaube covers often being scruffy & ill fitting a certain amount of individual 'tailoring' with covers stitched in & slight personal alterations can be encountered as well as privately unit purch... read more
WW1 British Infantry Trench Bombers Badge ( From 1915 )
In very good service tunic removed condition. read more
WW1 British Army 'Derby Scheme' Armband - Stamped Recruiting Office Birmingham
WW1 British Army armband stamped to the recruiting office of TonyPandy in South Wales & in very good non mothed condition. The two buttons come with it & require stitching in place onto the armband. read more
WW1 British Medics Armband - Stamped Army Medical Service
Marked 'ARMY MEDICAL SERVICE' & worn by medical personnel. read more
'Feldzug 1916' - Michael Baldwin
Covering the year of 1916, this hard back, large format book with over 200 pages continues to examine and explore at great depth the German Soldier of WW1. 1916 saw huge changes and developments in the appearance of the German Army, such as the partial introduction of factory produced steel helmets and the wide spread use of the practical and better suited to combat bluse. Although radical chan... read more
Rare WW2 British Royal Armoured Corps Helmet 1944
A rare WW2 British Royal Armoured Corps helmet dated 1944.
Designed for crews of Armoured Fighting Vehicles these are seen in period photographs of the Normandy fighting & beyond. Helmet has its original factory green paint to outside with what may be the small trace of a flash to left side. MkIII chinstrap & 1944 dated 'FFL' maker marked liner cradle. read more
WW2 German Camouflage Gas Mask Tin
WW2 German gas mask canister with original three colour camouflage paint in green , tan ochre & red.
On close examination the paint has been handsprayed on very typical of how vehicles & equipment were camouflaged in the 1944 period. The recognisable tan ochre has been applied predominantly as a base colour with green & then red stripes across this forming a very effective pattern . Cer... read more
WW2 British REME Battledress 1941
A British Battledress from the Royal , Electrical & Mechanical Engineers with all original insignia. Embroidered titles are present to each shoulder with REME arm of service strips & sergeant chevrons to both arms. .
A battledress of the '37/40 pattern it is complete with its clothing label which gives size as '10' & with broad arrow mark surmounting the initials 'R.S.D.' which indicates... read more