RAF No 43 Fighter Squadron Badge.
C1940s gilt and enamel lapel badge by an unknown manufacturer depicting a cockerel and the Latin motto ' Gloria Finis ' ( Conor above all ). The ' Fighting Cocks ' flew Hurricanes during the Battle of Britain before converting to Spitfires for operations in N.Africa and later Europe. Good, bright condition. read more
Third Reich EKII/Russian Front Medal ribbons.
Medal ribbon mounted for wear for the Third Reich EKII and Russian Front medals. Pin back fitting, minor storage wear. Priced individually.
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The Wyvern in North West Europe - 43rd Wessex Division.
1st 1945 ' The Wyvern in North West Europe - Being a short history of the 43rd Wessex Division, 24th June. - 8th May 1945 '. 23pg outline history of the Division and it's operations with the BLA. Printed in Germany. Good, used condition. read more
WW2 French 29° Régiment Régional badge.
WW2 Bronzed brass badge for the French 29° Régiment Régional with its. motto ' je souris et je fonce ' ( I smile and I go ). Manufactured by Drago with details to reverse. Good, used condition with rubbing to highlights. read more
A PROPERLY USED LUFTWAFFE SIDE/OVERSEAS CAP.
Purchased from my trip to America, this is an absolute original Luftwaffe blue wool side cap (overseas cap as Americans call them). The Luftwaffe blue wool has faded with age and use but I think just adds to the total originality. The clothes eagle and roundel are sewn to the front. Been there since new!! The interior cotton lining shows proper wear and is a little grubby. There is an ink marke... read more
THIRD REICH EKII - ORIGINAL RIBBON - 93 MARKED RING.
A nice, toned EKII with an original length of ribbon. Silver body has toned with patina. Dark center steel cross in good condition, no rust. Suspension ring marked with ‘93’ which is for Richard Simm & Sohne Gablonz a.d.N. A good, honest EKII. read more
WW1 Imperial German M.18 Trench Helmet.
Of the three main patterns of German WW1 steel helmets, the M.18 is the scarcest. This example is stamped ' G62 ' and retains much of it's original finish to the exterior shell. The inner M.18 steel liner band is untouched, complete with its three inner leather pads, complete with their inner horsehair pads which are manufacturer marked and dated. Inner rim has a size ' 62 ' and a further entw... read more
WW1 Trench Map - Bapaume 1918.
Original WW1 British Trench map 57cN.W.3 Bapaume with trenches corrected to 4/07/18. This linen backed map shows German trenches and wire to the N/E of Bapaume which would go onto feature in the Second Battle of Bapaume part of the Allies' Hundred Days Offensive which started in August 1918. Excellent, clean condition. read more
MITCHELL (Lt. Frank, MC) Tank Warfare: The Story of the Tanks in the Great War.
1st ed.1933 pub: Nelson. A useful & informative account from a pioneer of tank warfare, includes a Glossary of Tank Terms and is illustrated with b/w photographs, coloured plates and sketches. Author served with 1st Tank Bn. & won the MC for fighting the first tank v. tank 'duel' at Villers Bretonneux in April 1918. Orig. green cloth with gilt titles. Lightly bruised and rubbed covers with mino... read more