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WW2 Kriegsmarine flotation vest.

WW2 Kriegsmarine flotation vest.

1941 dated Kriegsmarine basic chest pneumatic flotation vest. Inflated by mouth, vest has a central inflation tube and cloth ties to secure at the back. Various plugs allow deflation of individual cells. Manufacturer marked, dated and numbered, vest is in good bright, clean condition and still holds air.
Standard Kriegsmarine issue and often found issued to Wehrmacht occupants of landing... read more

Code: 5195

Reserved

WW2 SMLE/No.4 action cover.

WW2 SMLE/No.4 action cover.

Canvas cover designed to protect the moving parts of either the SMLE or No.4 rifles. Secured by brass press studs and leather ties. Canadian manufacture, 1942 dated. In excellent condition with some storage marks. read more

Code: 5190

28.00 GBP

Queens Own Dorset Yeomanry Mess plate.

Queens Own Dorset Yeomanry Mess plate.

9" (230mm) china plate by Wedgewood that formed part of the Officer's Mess service for the Queens Own Dorset Yeomanry. Features a gold edge with decoration in relief to the rim and a Dorset Yeomanry device to the centre. Wedgewood backstamp and manufacturing codes to the reverse and painted number (presumably a museum or collection number). In excellent condition with firing damage at the 7 O'... read more

Code: 5185

58.00 GBP

ww2 Japanese good luck vest.

ww2 Japanese good luck vest.

Unusual Japanese senninbari vest. Apparently a commercially available padded vest - 'menci' trade mark label - the vest has been embroidered with a thousand stitches split between the front and the back. The stitches are arranged around two hanko or shrine seals and below one seal a good luck coin has been stitched to the vest.
In good condition with some minor fraying of the lining and ... read more

Code: 5182

Reserved

German Imperial Navy Reefer jacket.

German Imperial Navy Reefer jacket.

Good quality woolen naval reefer jacket of the German Imperial Navy issued from the Wilhelmshaven Clothing Depot in 1910. Labelled as per regulations with the proof stamp of the Navy Clothing Depot, serial number stamp and wearer's name tab. One yellow chevron, Obermatrose rank to left sleeve and all gilt buttons present and bright.
In excellent condition with some minor moth tracking an... read more

Code: 5181

Reserved

ATS Officer's cap.

ATS Officer's cap.

Early pattern ATS Officer's cap by Bernard Weatherill Ltd.,London. Fine wool construction with imitation silk lining. Named in pen to rear lining with a nice clear makers label. In good overall condition, with one 2mm moth hole to crown and two moth holes to underside of peak. Toned officer's bronze cap badge. read more

Code: 5177

Reserved

1:5000 WW1 Trench Map.

1:5000 WW1 Trench Map.

Small sized 1:5000 ' snapshot ' trench map of Achiet - le - Petit for February 1917 showing trenches around the village. Approx map size 20cm x 22cm bearing a stamp for the General Staff Map Room. In excellent, clean condition with folding marks.  read more

Code: 5151

48.00 GBP

German Officers calender desk set, artillery shells!!!

German Officers calender desk set, artillery shells!!!

A great addition to your own desk, this is a calender set, all in German of course, probably from a WW2 officers deskset. Consisting of two solid brass shells mounted either side of the dates, months holder. All affixed to a cream marble base. I actually have never had one of these before!! All the little cardboard inserts are complete, month-day-date. read more

Code: 5135

125.00 GBP

WW1 National Service lapel badge.

WW1 National Service lapel badge.

Brass and enamel lapel badge with button hole fixing by Collins of London for an unknown company ( M & S ), ' Engaged on Government Work '. Undamaged enamel with toned gilt, good example. read more

Code: 5121

45.00 GBP

Highland Cyclist Battalion NCOs and O/Rs badge.

Highland Cyclist Battalion NCOs and O/Rs badge.

Good well struck, white metal badge of the Highland Cyclist Battalion. This unit was originally formed from the 5th (Vol.) Battalion Black Watch and went on to serve with the 51st Highland Division.
This example is in excellent condition with both lugs present although bent through use. Also has a J.R.Gaunt makers tablet soldered to the rear. Excellent original example. read more

Code: 5098

120.00 GBP