WW1 - German and Axis
GERMAN WWI ENTRENCHING TOOL WITH ERSATZ STEEL COVER.
Not seen in any photographic work but excessively rare is the WWI German entrenching tool with its ersatz steel cover, the shovel being the standard issue First World War tool in its original field grey green, fitted with its DRGM stamped steel holder with twin leather belt loops and one single long leather closure strap, the closure fits over a lug. Good wood haft. read more
GERMAN WWI SOLDIERS BACK PACK.
A generally good condition but well service used and storage stained canvas back pack with the fur to inside of the pack thin. All of the exterior leather fittings complete, one has split, all of the leather tabs complete with their buckles. The internal pockets and fittings complete. Both shoulder straps are complete with the hook that hooks onto the ammunition pouches. One of the straps that ... read more
GERMAN WWI SOLDIERS BREAD BAG.
A well service used but complete soldiers bread bag, standard grey green canvas. Profusely marked inside to a guard unit ‘K.B.A.G.’ dated ‘1916’. Faint traces of the original owner’s name and address. The bag has been cut once at the back and repaired, various stains to the base at the front. All of the zeltbahn closure buttons are present exception for one. Leather fittings complete. D ring sl... read more
GERMAN WWI SOLDIERS FUR AND CANVAS BACK PACK.
The face side of the pack in standard mid tan canvas. Leather fittings to the exterior all good. The closure leather tabs at the base one of the buckles is missing. Fur thin to the reverse side. The back has both its shoulder straps, both are mixed makers but both dated ‘15’, one is complete with its original two straps, the long strap has broken away and has been supplemented by what appears t... read more
GERMAN WWI M.17 CAMOUFLAGE COMBAT HELMET.
An excellent three colour camouflage M.17 helmet. The first two letters of the size stamping is difficult to read, however the shell size is 64. To the exterior the three colour camouflage of green, brown and plum with wide black separation lines is virtually complete with a few minor chips and losses as can be seen from our web images, a very unusual camouflage pattern. Complete with its origi... read more
GERMAN WWI M.16 CAMOUFLAGE HELMET.
A nice battle damaged camouflage helmet, maker stamped ‘AL64’, crack to upper skull area, fundamentally a three colour camouflage of brown tan and green with black separation lines, only the brown and tan remains with faint traces of the green to one section on the reverse and faint traces to the lower left hand side of the helmet skull. To the interior its now slightly shrunk M.16 all leather... read more
GERMAN WWI DEMAG FIGHTING KNIFE.
A very good fighting knife bayonet by Demag known as the crank handle knife. Excellent full length blade marked ‘Demag D.R.G.M.’. All original field grey green paint remaining to the grip. Virtually all of the black finish remaining to the metal scabbard with its leather belt loop, hilt retaining strap with male/female closure stud. read more