THIRD REICH WATER POLICE SPORTS VEST EAGLE ON PIECE OF VEST.
A very nice example of this impressive eagle and seldom encountered. In blue cotton on white background and woven ‘bevo’ style. This eagle has been issued and worn as it is still machine stitched to a piece of the sports vest. In excellent used condition. A little grubby from age. read more
WW2 FANY Beret.
A good example of a beret worn by a FANY Officer. Fine serge with bronzed badge by J.R.Gaunt mounted on maroon backing. Silk style lining sporting a Scott & Co label announcing ' Official W.T.S. ( F.A.N.Y ) '. Name tag ' Anne Blakway.50. ' to interior with a number in stitches applied to the headband. In excellent, clean condition with only very light wear. read more
Dutch SS / Germanic SS Visorcap Wolfsangel insignia.
Scarce original Dutch SS / Germanic SS Wolfsangel insignia for wear on the visor cap. Alloy ' Wolf's Hook ' complete with both fixing prongs. Excellent, used condition with some minor surface marks and very difficult to acquire. read more
Col. S.F. Cody Floatplane Strut Section.
A scarce early aviation souvenir, a section of strut taken from the Cody Floatplane in which Col.S.F.Cody met his death.
Samuel Franklin Cowdery (Cody) was born in 1867 in Iowa. After working as a cowboy and gold prospector he left America in 1889 to set up a Wild West show in England. His interest in kites led to an appointment as Chief Kite Instructor to the British Army Balloon Fact... read more
WW2 British Mk.III Marching Compass & Pouch.
An undated British Mk.III marching compass with 1943 ( ? ) dated '37 Patt pouch. Maker marked ' E.R.Watts & Son, London ' also marked ' F.J.A.Watson-Baker to the reverse. In good working condition with clear covers and light wear to high points with heat distortion of the rubber anti-slip ring to the reverse. Some loss of alcohol filling. Good example accompanied by clean '37 Patt compass pouch. read more
WW1 Borough of Southend 1915 Volunteer War Worker Badge
WW1 'Borough of Southend 1915 Volunteer war worker badge'; large, 35mm gilt and enamel example, bearing ' VW ' logo on blue enamel ground, within white title surround; the reverse impressed with unusual maker's details 'Rayleigh Studio Farringdon Avenue E.C.' and 'Reg.638252' a registration design and patent year of 1914. Good, used condition, with buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel. read more
1936 Olympics Photo Album.
This photo album, published in 36/37, was produced so you could collect and stick in, black and white photos, recording the events, races and personalities of the Olympic Games in Berlin. The album is complete with ALL the photos, although most have never been stuck in. Part of a two volume set, this being vol.1, the book still acts as a stand alone record, unusually complete with it's protecte... read more
RAF No 54 Fighter Squadron Badge.
C1940s gilt and enamel lapel badge by H.W.Miller depicting a lion rampant and Latin motto ' Audax Omnia Perpeti ' ( Boldness endures anything ). Flying Spitfires from Manston during the Battle of Britain the squadron eventually headed to Australia in 1942 where it was disbanded in 1945. Excellent, bright condition. read more
Valentine Tank Manual.
Instruction Book - Tank, Infantry, Mark III* more commonly known as the Valentine. Published by Vickers Armstong C1941 this manual accompanied each tank with 77pgs giving instructions on the running and maintenance of the vehicle. 21 fold plates with exploded views/schematics of various aspects of the vehicle. In very good condition with some minor foxing and some minor residue to outside rear ... read more