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
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
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
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
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
WAR-TIME 'BRING-BACK' SELECTION, UNTOUCHED!
I was lucky enough to receive a phone call from the relatives of the soldier who owned this group of interesting items. Sadly he (a private Betteridge) had died recently and these were in his effects. In addition to this group of insignia, were two daggers, which are listed separately. Group consists of typical 'bring-back' items, and amongst them are Luftwaffe buckle and leather belt, nazi ser... read more
22nd( East African ) Brigade formation signs.
Facing pair of uncut printed formation signs for 22nd ( East African ) Brigade. Forming part of 11 Div. the Brigade fought in Italian East Africa, Abyssinia, Madagascar and Ceylon and went on to fight with 14th Army in Burma.
Uncommon formation sign. read more
WW1 '03 Pattern Holster.
Anther probably unissued '03 Patt holster of the type often issued to tank crew, machine gunners and the RFC. This example in a light tan with clean interior, inspection mark to reverse and dated on retaining strap, in this case '17. read more
Uppingham School OTC belt plate.
Gilt buckle for wear by Oakham and Uppingham OTC based at Uppingham School in Rutland. Design features the silver seal of the founder of the school, Archdeacon Johnson in which he is depicted as a schoolmaster with his rod of office, surrounded by boys and girls
Gilt is fresh with some wear to highpoints and buckle is undamaged. The cut off remains of the original belt attached to one ke... read more
Italian Fascist Albanian service lapel badge.
Brass and enamel pin back badge commemorating the Italian campaign in Albania. 25mm wide with intact pin and clean undamaged enamel. read more