WW1 1914 ROYAL ARTILLERY GIRDLE OR ‘STABLE BELT’
In perfect condition the WW1 Girdle is in the colours of the Royal Artillery. It is ink stamped with the maker and dated on the inside 1914. Now 114 years old! An official antique. Ideal display piece with badges or other Royal Artillery items. read more
WW2 Panzer Photo Album ( remains ).
Partial remains of a photo album from a Werner Baumann, who served with various panzer units. The five remaining pages contain 19 images and other cards etc showing various subjects with training vehicles, knocked out tanks, panzer uniforms, etc. Some annotations including dedications to KIA friends. Also includes an image of RK winner Obstlt.Gerhard Klein who later became commander of the Waff... read more
Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry O/R's Dress Cap & Shoulder Scales.
Pre war O/R's dress cap for a member of the Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry. Probably emanating from the pre-war period, the so-called ' long weekend ' enjoyed by this highly sociable territorial unit. Red wool body with nickel buttons and patent leather strap and o/r's bi metal cap badge. Black cotton lining with leather headband with size 7 1/4 paper label. Accompanied by a pair of mail shoulder sca... read more
R.A.F. 23 Squadron Lapel badge.
WW2 period R.A.F No 23 Battle of Britain Squadron gilt and enamel badge, depicting an eagle preying on a falcon and Latin motto ' Semper Aggressus ' ( Always on the attack ) 23 Squadron was the original Mosquito Intruder squadron, having been equipped with the Blenheim IF previously.
Pin fitting to reverse, manufacturer marked ' H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St. B'Ham.18 ', 33mm. In good, unda... read more
WW2 Kriegsmarine Marine Artillery Officer's Insignia .
Set of insignia for a leutnant zur See of the Marine Artillery. Removable shoulder boards made from fine bullion wire with dark, bottle green underlay accompanied by a matching pair of collar boards. Unissued condition with a few small patches of oxidisation otherwise excellent condition. read more
WW2 Italian Fascist Youth G.I.L. Badge.
Alloy pinback badge featuring a left-facing bust of Benito Mussolini, surrounded by the inscription ' CREDERE OBBEDIRE COMBATTERE ' ( Believe, Obey, Fight ) and inscribed ' G.I.L.' (Gioventù Italiana del Littorio) below, reverse marked ' MODELLO DEPOSITATO RIPRODVZIONE INTERDETTA '. Good, used condition, 37.5mm. read more