WW1 - British and Allies
BRITISH WWI INTELLIGENCE STAFF CORPS OFFICERS CAP.
Very nice trench cap in standard khaki, floppy style with green centre band. Staff officers bullion badge attached. Standard thin WWI strap with gilded General Service side buttons. To the interior its white/cream Morocco sweatband all intact with indication of wear use. The interior is fully lined in a lozenge cross hatched style brushed cotton. read more
FRENCH WWI OFFICERS KEPI.
A lovely condition Regiment No.100 officers kepi, all red upper body with gold lace ornamentation, black centre band, the gold lace that runs between the centre band and the red top is slightly loose in places. Nicely embroidered numbered ‘100’ with its original chinstrap, flaming grenade side buttons. ‘Lyon’ maker’s mark gold blocked into the undamaged and complete brown leather sweatband with... read more
BRITISH WWI GOR BLIMEY CAP.
A very nice service used example of a Royal Artillery enlisted mans Gor Blimey cap. The nap is missing from the cap overall except in the areas protected by the fold over combined ear protector chinstrap. No moth damage. Complete with its correct grey shirting material lining in a multi stitched pattern, some wear to the crown area. Although these were a very well designed cap the troops did no... read more
BRITISH WWI BRODIE HELMET.
A very nice condition 2nd pattern Brodie helmet, complete with its oilskin lining, marked inside in red ink ‘Brodie steel helmet’ War office number and patent number with its inner felt padding, which has minor moth damage, with its original brown leather strap. Paint finish to the exterior excellent with all the rough sand cast finish around the lower part of the bowl, the upper part of the bo... read more
BRITISH WWI WELSH KNIFE.
A fabulous example of the rarest piece of weaponry of WWI, known as the Welsh knife. The long teardrop bladed knife, the blade measuring 45cm, overall length of the weapon is 60cm. The blade is excellent, in places bright, some evidence of minor surface corrosion to the edges. Complete with its Welsh motto ‘Dros Urddas Cyrmu’. The blade and hilt are all one-piece, the hilt multi wrapped in rope... read more
BRITISH WWI MACHINE GUN CORPS OFFICERS CAP.
A good 6 ¾ size officers cap of the Machine Gun Corps, complete with its Machine Gun Corps officers bronze badge, standard thin leather chinstrap with General Service side buttons. Very minor scuffing to the crown with one minor moth nip to the very tip of the crown just above the ‘MGC’ badge. Interior complete, all leather sweatband intact with size label glued to the sweatband. read more
RUSSIAN WWI ARMY ENGINEER GRADUATE SCHOOL BADGE.
Silver colour Russian eagle on an oak leaf and laurel wreath with gilded cross, axe and anchor below. Brass screw back plate stamped with Cyrillic ‘GM’ and Imperial Russian crown on the reverse side. Super quality in very good condition. read more
BRITISH WWI CARDIFF CITY FIRE BRIGADE OFFICERS FIRE HELMET.
A rare fire artefact of the 1910 to 20’s being the all white metal classic fireman’s helmet and in this case belonging to Cardiff City Fire Brigade. Standard Merryweather style with dragon motifs in raised relief to the Roman style comb. A good body with slight ripples with the very proud letters of ‘CCFD’ attached to the Merryweather style plate. Complete with its correct white metal chin scal... read more
BRITISH/CANADIAN WWI CANADIAN REGIMENT 255 OFFICERS FLOPPY CAP.
A generally good condition very soft and lightweight material Canadian officers cap for the Canadian Expeditionary Force No.255, The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada. White metal badge with its correct leather chinstrap, correct Canadian side buttons. Some light shredding to areas of the canvas material but generally good with its wide leather sweatband. The upper inner celluloid lozenge and it wou... read more