WW2 - British and Allies
U.S.WWII A2 FLYING JACKET.
A very nice condition dark chestnut brown leather A2 flying jacket that has lost its label and is approximately size 40, with its original Talon zip, which is fully functional. To the upper left hand sleeve is a very nice but creased American flag in leather. To the right hand sleeve 15th Air Force patch in leather. To the upper right breast a squadron patch, which appears to be a black panther... read more
BRITISH WWII MARK 4 HELMET.
The classic late war British helmet mainly worn by Canadian troops on D-Day, this example marked onto the fibre liner, it is difficult to ascertain whether the date is 43 or 45. Some slight paint loss to the crown otherwise the liner is complete and chinstrap. read more
AMERICAN WWII M1 COMBAT HELMET.
A good swivel bale M1 combat helmet of WWII, split front seam. At least 50% of original paint finish remaining with its original interior removable fibre liner. The short section of the webbing chinstrap intact, the end of the longer strap missing, also canvas around the end of what remains of the long strap slightly rusted and rotted. read more
FRENCH WWII M.26 ARTILLERY ADRIAN HELMET.
A good example of the standard army issue helmet as worn in 1940. This particular example has a good percentage of the green paint and a few dents in the areas of paint loss to the aluminium comb. The artillery M.15 type crossed cannons badge is affixed to the front. The black leather early pattern liner system is all present as is the chinstrap. There appears to be a soldier’s name and possibl... read more
BRITISH WWII 1944 DATED PARATROOPER HELMET.
A nice example of a 1944 dated BNB produced 7½ inch size paratrooper helmet. The canvas straps are all intact, all the integral canvas cradle good with its internal crown cushion, Sorbo rubber complete with one small area at the reverse of the helmet broken away. Good paint finish with some losses as can be viewed on our web images. read more
BRITISH WWII BRIGADIER’S FULL DRESS CAP.
A very nice condition, size 7¼ Brigadier’s cap, all dark blue body. Some minor moth tracking to the crown, no evidence of moth holes. Standard red centre band, thick leather visor with silver embroidered oak leaves around the peak with its Brigadiers lion over crown insignia. Standard wide strap pertaining to the 1930’s and 40’s. General Service side buttons with King’s crown. To the interior t... read more
BRITISH WWII PRIVATE PURCHASE CIVIL FIREGUARD HELMET.
An interesting example of a helmet commercially produced and sold to fireguards and other members of the Civil Defence Corps. This particular example is finished in a fine grey satin cement finish with some areas of light rust and scratches to the surface with a finely painted ‘FG’ in yellow to the front. The liner system is rather similar to private purchase officer types of the Great War peri... read more
BELGIUM WWII M.23 ADRIAN HELMET.
A rare example of the domestically produced Adrian of two-piece construction painted entirely in satin black for use by the Belgium Gendarmerie. The helmet is in excellent condition overall, with original early type lion badge present, the liner and chinstrap with all aluminium spacers present. read more
BRITISH WWII RECONNAISSANCE CORPS OFFICERS VISOR CAP.
Generally in nice condition, Gabardine produced. One moth nip to the crown. Complete with its bronze Reconnaissance Corps officers badge and correct Reconnaissance Corps side buttons. Standard WWII wide leather chinstrap. The interior sweatband is complete, the upper inner crown green felt lined with a ’Bates Hatter of London’ gilt blocked name to the leather sweatband. Size approximately size ... read more