The Manchester Regiment Officer's dress cap badge.
Post 1923 die cast silver Manchester Regiment Officer's dress cap badge. Two loops to the reverse, marked ' Sterling '. Heavily patinated. read more
HITLER YOUTH SPORTS COMPETITION DAY BADGE.
A nice pressed paper or cardboard circular badge issued to HJ entrants in a 1939 ‘Sports Completion’.
Great detail to the badge which is in tan paper. Pin back intact. I would imagine given to every entrant on the Sports Day. Not expected to last 70+ years being made of paper! Badge features a circular sports stadium with the HJ diamond above. read more
The " Grenader " Table Lighter.
The must have accessory for every grenade collector ' The " Grenader " Table Lighter by Poparts, London. Featuring a No.36 body marked ' JH ' which had been drilled to be a Drill grenade, then plugged and then mounted onto an original MkII 1944 gas check plate which in turn has been shrouded with a chromed sleeve. Depressing the ' O.B. ' marked, chromed lever sets the lighter which has been mou... read more
1943 British Bush Hat - Royal Engineers.
Standard British bush hat by Failsworth Hats Ltd., size 7 1/8, dated 1943 sporting the insignia of the Royal Engineers. Stitched RE flash overlaid with an economy plastic RE badge. Manufacturer marked and dated to leather headband with inspection marks to reverse of band. Interior with partial cotton liner with residual remains of a silver foil crown, now absent. Hat very much ' as found ' with... read more
WW2 - British Leather A Record of Achievement.
1946 1st ed. ' British Leather A Record of Achievement '. 82pgs outlining the part that the British leather industry undertook during WW2. Illustrated with some impressive colour plates of various boots, harnesses and equipment covering every leather product from gloves to false limbs ! Unusual. Ex.Lib. clean contents. read more
WW2 German 20mm Chrome Plated Drill Round.
Scarce WW2 German 20mm chrome plated drill round for the 2cm Flak 30 and 38 guns. Very few drill rounds were issued with the guns, usually 2 drill rounds per gun. This weighted steel drill round is nickel plated and retains 95%+ of its original finish with some minor flecking and areas of rubbing. The headstamp is H40 with a Waffenampt and a manufacturer's monogram within a 4.5mm circle . There... read more