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  • PRINCESS MARY 1914 GIFT FUND:-GIFT TIN A REGIMENTALLY ‘MARKED’ FRUIT KNIFE ‘2nd ROYAL IRISH RIFLES’ INTEREST.

    Would be remiss of me not to list one of these at this time of year. A good used gift tin only (no content), with the base engraved with the owner initials ‘WA’ and ‘2RIR’. Tin is in grubby untouched (long stored) never polished condition with some denting. Contained in the tin was/is a small, bone grip, fruit knife with super scrimshaw workman ship to both sides detailing

    £220.00
  • WW1 BRITISH WRIST ID TAG H.L.I.

    A low grade made tag from aluminium with a steel wrist chain. Name, number, regiment and religious details. This type of low grade tag were commonly worn items as self bought/gifted items as an extra form of identification, over and above the British army fibre neck tags.

    £35.00
  • WW1 BRITISH ID TAG MADE FROM A PERIOD PENNY PIECE R.N.M.B.R.

    A period workshop made, neck worn ID tag made from a period penny piece, to a serving member of the R.N.M.B.R. (Royal Navy Motor Boat Reserve). Named and numbered tag, indication religion also

    £40.00
  • WW1 BRITISH ‘B’ PATTERN BRODIE HELMET WITH EARLY CAMOUFLAGE

    A very nice example of a lightly worn/used Brodie combat helmet, that has had period applied ‘crude’ camouflage over a ‘lighter khaki green’ finish. The ‘brown’ camouflage is in the form of faint ‘half circles to the outer rim area (see images). Shell is dent and damage free with 75% plus of its original textured finish to the exterior and 90% plus complete to the interior. Underside of

    £575.00
  • WW1 BRITISH ‘B’ PATTERN BRODIE HELMET

    A fine example of a lightly worn/used Brodie combat helmet. Shell is dent and damage free with 85% plus of its original textured finish to the exterior and 95% plus complete to the interior. Underside of the shell is with a good clear manufacturer code (see images). Liner is complete and in matching condition, being damage free. Original chin strap is in good serviceable, supple condition, but should be

  • PRINCESS MARY 1914 GIFT FUND:- BULLET PENCIL CARTRIDGE CASE

    A very nice, untouched Princess Mary 1914 gift fund bullet pencil cartridge case. Cartridge case is in excellent damage free condition with a good clear Mary monogram. Becoming harder to find in this condition. (Issued as requested to non-smokers this set consisted of the the pencil in the form of the bullet and a few sheets of writing paper and envelopes, contained in the gift tin).

    £55.00
  • PRINCESS MARY 1914 GIFT FUND:- BULLET PENCIL RETAINER CARD

    An excellent condition 1914 gift tin bullet pencil retainer card keeper. Card keeper is flat and has for many years been stored as such. (The card keeper held the pencil steady within the tin). A nice untouched damage free item, with a pencilled name ? to one side

    £45.00
  • WW1 BRITISH YMCA “GOSPEL OF St. JOHN”

    A nice, and I would say ‘field, pocket carried’ edition of the “Gospel of St. John’ as published by the YMCA. Some wear to the cover and interior, otherwise damage free.

    £25.00
  • WW1 BRITISH “THE SOLDIER’S POCKET COMPANION”

    A fine, clean example of ‘The Soldier’s Pocket Companion’ edited by The Earl of Meath, printed/issued 1915. 160 pages of facts figures and useful information that the serving soldier abroad might find use for. What I generally call a good pocket filler !

  • WW1 BRITISH SECOND PATTERN VTC ARMBAND

    A very clean condition second pattern VCT (Volunteer Training Corps). Heavy wool khaki band with red felt crown and GR initials. Couple of small areas of none active moth (see images). Interior with good clear issue marking. One button period replaced. (The VTC in WW1 can loosely be likened too the second war ‘Home Guard’).

    £55.00
  • WW1 BRITISH WATER BOTTLE AND SHOULDER HOLSTER/CRADLE

    A fine example of a WW1 vintage water bottle, mounted in a leather, shoulder holster/cradle. Bottle is in excellent damage free condition, covered with the buff coloured heavy felt, typical of this periods bottle covering. Stopper is complete and in damage free condition attached to the felt covering by a longish piece of cord, again a typical feature of this vintage of bottle. Couple of small areas of

    £185.00
  • WW1 BRITISH OFFICER ‘PRIVATE’ PURCHASE BRODIE HELMET & COVER

    A magnificent example of a WW1 British private purchase Brodie helmet, with ‘mortar-board’ liner, cover and attached Regimental badge. Helmet is complete and in damage free condition. The liner is of the type typically used by military outfitters of the period to make the helmet ‘comfortable’ for wear by the use a ‘mortar-board’ style liner, typically used in the manufacture of University graduation head wear. Liner is grubby

    £2,750.00