• WW2 RAF/AM PAIR OF 1933 PATTERN FLYING GAUNTLETS ATTRIBUTED TO A DFC WINNER

    A super matched pair of AM 1933 pattern flying gauntlets. Good used condition with most wear showing to the left glove. Zips in good working order, but as with all ‘old’ zips should be treated with respect. Interior with good clear AM markings, with owner details. Flying Officer Percy Edward BAIRSTOW (120452) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 48 Squadron. October 1943: Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross DFC No 48 SQDRN: In 1941

  • WW1 BRITISH 1908 PATTERN WEBBING EQUIPMENT CARTRIDGE POUCHES

    A very good condition pair, of ‘08 pattern webbing field used cartridge pouches. Most fittings are present and in working order (popper studs should be treated with respect and care & one belt securing tab is missing, this I have marked clearly in the images). Pouches have been period ‘pea/mid’ green blancoed, with much of it worn off, and are as such, a good colour match pairing. The

  • IMPERIAL GERMAN M17/M18 CAMOUFLAGE COMBAT HELMET

    A superb, untouched, but sadly (probably) shed/garage stored for many years a M17/M18 German still combat helmet with camouflage finish and guards Kompanie markings. The helmet shell is dent and damage free, with approx 35%-40% of the original camouflage finish visible, in the main to the sides and rear of the shell. The interior finish is in similar condition with much finish lost to ‘orange’ surface rusting.

    £2,750.00
  • “THEIRS IS THE GLORY” FILM PREMIER COMMEMORATIVE TICKET

    I thought this an apt item to list on the anniversary of the start of the operation. Aluminium, commemorative film ticket for the showing of the film ‘Theirs is the Glory’, the 1946 film depiction of the British (1st Airborne Division) involvement in ‘Operation Market Garden’. Excellent damage free condition, made from the crashed airframes of gliders used in the operation. Now a hard item to find.

    £350.00
  • WW1 BRITISH OTHER RANK SOFT CAP’ TRENCH CAP’

    A superb condition other ranks, ‘denim cotton’ soft cap, sometimes latterly referred to as a ‘Trench cap’. Superb damage free condition, with good shape. Leather chin band in matching condition with some slight age wear cracking. Held in place by two small brass GS buttons. Interior in matching condition fitted with cloth fabric. Good clear WD and issue stamping, and with some indelible pencil detail (again see

    £425.00
  • THIRD REICH GERMAN (RELATED) BOHEMIAN GLASS WEAR

    A German pre war home front related item would probably be the most accurate description. A superb commemorative Czech/German piece of Bohemian glass wear in the form a a ‘tumbler’ with the Czech National emblem and beautifully engraved  around the top orange coloured band “Eine Volk, Eine Reich Eine Fuhrer’ with the date in Roman numerals of the annexation of Czechoslovakia into the Reich. Superb condition with

    £90.00
  • OLD CONTEMPTIBLE’S ASSOCIATION MEMORIAL GARDEN PLAQUE

    The top half (emblem) of an “Old Contemptible’s Association” memorial garden plaque. Heavy cast bronze OCA ‘badge’ complete with and rear fitting. The fourth image shows the ‘finished’ lower arch of the emblem, where the memorial plaque once was, either now broken or deliberately removed. Sadly the ‘fixing arm ‘ and lower name plate has been cut off. The lower rectangular plaque would of carried I believe

    £145.00