WW2 ' Join the A.T.S. ' Poster.
Superb, original, official recruiting poster for the A.T.S.. 36cms x 24cms approx. printed by Lowe & Brydone Printers Ltd., for HMSO. Striking period image with the strapline ' Women with a will to win ! - Join the A.T.S. - Apply at any Army Recruiting Centre. Excellent, bright condition and in as close to mint condition as it is possible with this type of ephemera. read more
1914 Canadian Colt Holster.
Scarce 1914 dated Canadian holster for the Colt 1878 DA revolver. Dated and manufacturer marked to the reverse ' 1914 P.Craig Ottawa '. and named to a ' Capt. J.P.Fitzgerald ' to interior of flap. Good, solid and supple condition with light marking. Slightly loose stud fastening. read more
2/7th Battalion The Manchester Regiment (TF) sweetheart badge.
Gilt and enamel sweetheart badge for the 2/7th Battalion the Manchester Regiment (TF). Nice, scarce example of a sweetheart to one of the Manchester Pals battalions of the British Army raised in 1914 , formed as part of Lord Kitchener's New Armies. Excellent, bright condition but has some enamel loss. read more
Wehrmacht/Heer Alloy Buckle & Tab.
A good example of an alloy Wehrmacht OR’s and NCO’s combat belt buckle. Has residual traces of the original green paint present with light rubbing to highlights. Attached leather tab is clearly dated 1937 and manufacturer marked ' G.Brehmer Markneukirchen ' . Buckle marked to the reverse for the same manufacturer ' GB '. Good, untouched combat buckle with some loss to tab stitching. read more
WW2 USAAF Survival Guide.
WW2 survival guide produced for USAAF flight personnel. 174pgs starting with the decision to bail out or not and going through survival practices for jungle, desert, artic and ocean scenarios. Illustrated throughout with sketches and diagrams from shelter building to poisonous plants. Good, clean condition. read more
Royal Engineer Training Poster - Stages in Camouflet Cratering.
Large, 101cms x 69cms, 1942 Royal Engineer poster featuring the stages in camouflet cratering using primers and ammonal. Printed by Malby & Sons in full colour featuring cut away view and captioned identifiers . Good condition with one repaired tear and various minor edge tears, repairs and nibbles, has been folded. read more
Early, nickel Hitler Youth buckle. Die struck nickel construction with steel roller clasp and brass retainer. Clearly marked ' olc RZM KH27 ' indicating manufacture by Overhoff & Cie, Lüdenscheid. Good, bright condition with some surface abrasions and light corrosion to retainer. read more
1944 Secret RAF No.11 Group Operational Synopsis.
Foolscap, three page operational activity synopsis for 10.01.44 for No.11 Group. This ' Secret ' report details Ramrod operations undertaken by Spitfires and Mosquitos over France and a long list of Rhubarbs undertaken by Typhoons . Gives details of the results of the raids, squadrons involved, casualties, enemy reactions and activity with a tragic note about the fate of a 195 Sqn. pilot. The ... read more