WW1 German M15 Prussian Cuirassier Helmet 1916
One of the most impressive helmets of Imperial Germany this is the rare M15 model Cuirassiers 'lobster tail' helmet .
The Cuirassiers of Imperial Germany were historically heavy cavalry troops however after their initial effectiveness in the early months of WW1 they became more useful in a reconnaissance role as the static trench warfare on all fronts set in. After 1916 many of the hors... read more
WW2 German DAK Panzer Crewman Tunic
German tropical tunic for a Panzer crewman with pink piped shoulder boards & skulls to lapels.
This is the second model olive drab cotton twill tropical tunic seen from around 1942 onwards with non pleated pockets & pointed pocket flaps. Tunic has a five removeable button frontage & is open at the lapels. Both collar tabs & breast eagle are correct for this tunic but replaced. A one pip... read more
WW1 British '08 Waistbelt ( Formerly Badge Mounted )
A 1908 pattern webbing belt that at one time was mounted with various badges & insignia.
WW2 Private Purchase RAF Officers Webbing Belt 1940
An early war private purchase RAF three sectioned officers waistbelt with sword hook.
These were only ever designed to carry sidearms although curiously had the provision for carriage of a sword with sword hook mounted into the webbing. This example is 'MECO' marked ( Mills Equipment Co ) & dated 1940.
WW1 British '08 Pattern Unblancoed Webbing Frog
A 1908 pattern bayonet frog from the early WW1 period which is unblancoed & has had the helve strap crudely cut off from the rear.
Faint ink markings evident with rust rot to front which has not gone right through & will still hold a bayonet . read more
WW1 German Wicker Shell Carrier With Delville Wood Pickup Label
A German wicker shell carrier complete with its pressed tin lid & a section of labelled wood all found together at Delville Wood in 1919.
The seperate section of wood was found within the basket & has on it an old typed paper label regarding its provenance. There is also an old paper label glued onto the basket which is now illegible. A secons attached luggage typed label reads ' The ... read more