WW1 - British and Allies
BRITISH WWI 2ND PATTERN BRODIE HELMET SHELL.
The badge attached is of the Buckinghamshire Battalion. The Buckinghamshire Battalion were part of the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. 50% of the original brown paint remaining. To the interior the liner clips are present with the remains of the strap and the upper inner crown felt. read more
BRITISH WWI SHEEPSKIN JERKIN.
An incredibly rare item of clothing of a British officer of WWI being the sheepskin sleeveless jerkin seen worn in many images, worn by officers in the trenches and by RFC Officers, also by enlisted men. Constructed from a sheepskin very similar to the WWII British Irvin flying jacket with a single waist belt that is sewn attached to the rear of the jerkin and a neck closure strap and buckle th... read more
BRITISH WWI 1895 PATTERN OFFICERS PRESENTATION SWORD.
A superb blade on this 1895 pattern officers sword. GR scroll below the crown, floriated patterns to both sides. To the presentation panel a dedication reading ‘PRESENTED TO CAPTAIN J.W. SHAW BY OFFICERS, NCO, MEN AND COMMITTEE PLATOONS 5 AND 8 B 1ST BATTALION BARNSLEY & DISTRICT W.R.VOLUNTEERS, AS A MARK OF ESTEEM 27TH NOVEMBER 1916’. Sword blade by Sanderson Brothers, Sheffield. The nickel pl... read more
BRITISH WWI TRENCH DIGGING SHOE.
A scarce item of issue trench equipment being the spade like steel and leather implement that was attached to one or both of the soldiers boots to assist in ground digging, leather good some degree of original olive drab paint remaining. read more