WW2 - British and Allies
BRITISH WWII LANCHESTER SUB MACHINE GUN.
A good clean example of the Lanchester sub machinegun marked Lanchester Mark 1 to the brass receiver. Good wood, bolt is welded solid as per current UK deactivation procedure, with its long magazine and webbing strap, gun number 64684. The Lanchester was a virtual copy of the German World War I MP 18 and was commonly used by the Royal Navy. read more
USA WWII THOMPSON SUB MACHINE GUN M1 A1.
A good clean example of the Thompson M1 A1 submachinegun deactivated to United Kingdom standard with a solid welded bolt, Goodwood overall, good finish to the frame, some bluing remaining to the bolt area, gun number 122234, with its magazine and web carrying strap. read more
BRITISH INTERWAR PERIOD WOLSELEY HELMET.
A generally nice firm condition all Cork helmet, with its original J Compton and Sons and Webb Ltd paper label with size 6 ¾. Leather sweatband intact, with its original chinstrap, also with its red and black unit coloured lozenge to the side of the Pagri. read more
RUSSIAN WWII SVT40 SNIPER SIGHT.
The sight known at the PU SVT 40 in excellent condition, Russian hammer and sickle marked, date ‘1941’, fitted with a mount that we believe would fit the Moisan Nagant bolt action rifle. Some slight surface rusting, two slight indentations to the forward end of the body but remains of blueing evident. Optics excellent. read more
BRITISH WWII 1945 DATED MARK 3 COMBAT HELMET.
The mark 3 helmet introduced in 1944, first used in combat on D-Day and then subsequently used in the crossing of the Rhine operation in March 45. This example has some light surface rust, with its oilskin liner, clearly dated ‘45’, elasticated chinstrap missing. read more