WW2 - British and Allies
SOUTH AFRICAN WWII CAMOUFLAGE BRODIE HELMET.
A scarce South African made Brodie helmet, which has seen much service wear. The exterior skull is camouflaged in green and splotch pattern of brown, rust flood through from the inside of the bowl. The interior of the skull has the original South African factory sand coloured finish. South African maker marked and dated ‘1942’ to the fibre liner. The liner is all complete, the chinstrap is comp... read more
BRITISH WWII RAF AIR SEA RESCUE LAUNCH FLAG.
A rare flag flown from an RAF Air Sea Rescue launch in WWII measuring 110 x 58cm. Generally good condition, standard flag cloth, minor moth nips at the top left hand corner of the Union flag and towards the lower edge. Clearly marked to the canvas edge ‘4 x 2 RAF ENS’ (Ensign) with the flag maker of ‘Arthur Smart & Sons Limited, London 1943’ with broad arrow marking. read more
BRITISH WWII ROYAL MARINES BERET.
A blue Marine beret of Naval contract with tombstone fixing behind the badge and a lack of covering to the eyelets. Attached is the original brass Marines badge. There are one or two nicks and small repairs, however the general appearance of the beret is excellent. Berets such as these would have seen land service during the many operations of WWII. This particular beret is clearly dated ‘1945’... read more
BRITISH WWII ROYAL ARTILLERY OFFICERS VISOR CAP.
A post WWI period artillery officers full dress cap. Excellent dark blue upper body with just one moth nip. Twin air vents to either side of the cap. Red centre band with red piping to the crown. Fitted with the classic WWI period narrow patent leather sweatband. Royal Artillery George V crown side buttons with a high quality gilded Royal Artillery officers badge to the front. Complete with dou... read more
BRITISH WWII PERSONALISED 43 DATED KUKRI.
A superb military issue kukri that has been personalised by its wearer. Standard kukri shape, blade dark overall, one chip to the blade close to the point. Faint markings plus the last digit in the date ‘43’. The whole of the hilt and wooden scabbard has been covered in a beautifully hand woven wicker work, there is minor looseness of the strands at the very point of the scabbard, otherwise it ... read more
USA WWII LIGHTWEIGHT OFFICERS VISOR CAP.
The light tan officers visor cap worn in summer locations. Age discoloration to the sand colour but generally good with its large eagle headed badge with its correct chinstrap side buttons. The cap was never fitted with a sweatband and has an internal band made out of wickerwork for comfort. Possibly size 57. read more
USA WWII THOMPSON 1928 SUBMACHINE GUN, DE-ACTIVATED.
A beautiful condition Model 1928 Thompson submachine gun, this is the finned barrel with its 50 round drum, wooden fore stock, removable shoulder stock, wood
trigger grip, Cutts compensator, thick sight, marked ‘U.S. Model 28A1’ to the left hand side of the receiver, to the right hand side ‘Auto Ordnance Corporation, Connecticut USA’ with its UK de-activation certificate dated ‘1995’ gu... read more
USA WWII THOMPSON SUBMARINE GUN CARRYING BAG.
A very nice condition olive drab web carrying bag for the Thompson submachine gun, complete with its original zip, the zip puller is broken, all leather fittings present with all of the stencilling good and clear to the canvas, which reads ‘COVER THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN CAL.45’ then a series of numbers. A few minor stains to the lower part of the stock area. read more
BRITISH INDIAN ARMY WWII JUNGLE CAPE.
The cape known as the jungle cape issued to Indian troops and associated forces in South East Asia. An English Corporal’s name to the interior ‘Corporal Redman’ with ink obscured markings, overall service wear but no damage. Closure buttons present. read more