WW2 - British and Allies

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BRITISH GENERALS FULL DRESS MESS UNIFORM.

BRITISH GENERALS FULL DRESS MESS UNIFORM.

A three part uniform of a British Major General being the mess jacket, waistcoat and trousers, the waistcoat having all of the small size Generals buttons, larger size General buttons to the beautifully constructed epaulettes with their cross sword and baton motifs and a Major Generals rank star, all in bullion. Non maker marked, no moth damage. read more

Code: 68552

150.00 GBP

BRITISH WWII 2ND PATTERN FIGHTING KNIFE, IDENTIFIED GROUP.

BRITISH WWII 2ND PATTERN FIGHTING KNIFE, IDENTIFIED GROUP.

An extremely rare item in virtually mint unissued condition, 2nd pattern Fairbairn Sykes knife, totally untouched piece, the blade is full length and bright in its original profile. It has not been sharpened or re-tipped. Absolutely clear logos of the FS Fighting Knife to one side and Wilkinson Sword Company, London to the opposite side, still covered in original grease. The machine turned grip... read more

Code: 68349

1850.00 GBP

HELL BENT FOR LEATHER  NELSON & PARSONS.

HELL BENT FOR LEATHER NELSON & PARSONS.

160 pages of excellent colour and black and white photographs with a huge amount of text on the history of these iconic flight jackets, complete with original fly cover, published 1990. read more

Code: 68336

40.00 GBP

WOMEN IN AIR FORCE BLUE BY SQUADRON LEADER BERYL ESCOTT.

WOMEN IN AIR FORCE BLUE BY SQUADRON LEADER BERYL ESCOTT.

Excellent condition work on the history of women in the RAF from 1918 to the present day, complete with original fly cover. Published 1989, 1st edition. read more

Code: 68329

10.00 GBP

HISTORY OF THE U.S. MARINES BY JACK MURPHY.

HISTORY OF THE U.S. MARINES BY JACK MURPHY.

Published by Hamlyn, a fully colour illustrated history of the U.S. Marines from the revolution to date. 224 pages of in-depth text, excellent black and white and colour photographs. Flyleaf missing. read more

Code: 68323

15.00 GBP

AMERICAN FLIGHT JACKETS, AIRMEN AND AIRCRAFT BY MAGUIRE & CONWAY.

AMERICAN FLIGHT JACKETS, AIRMEN AND AIRCRAFT BY MAGUIRE & CONWAY.

An excellent large format Schiffer publication on the history of U.S. flyers jackets from WWI to Desert Storm. 246 pages, fully colour illustrated and black and white photographs of wonderful collections of U.S. painted and insignia flying jackets with personal histories of the flyers that wore them. A classic Schiffer high quality publication with its original flyleaf. 1st edition, 1994. read more

Code: 68322

45.00 GBP

BRITISH POST WAR UNUSUAL FLAG.

BRITISH POST WAR UNUSUAL FLAG.

A 90 x 50 cms one-piece printed flag, which encompasses pre printed Union flag to the top left hand side and to the lower right a set of crossed swords. Still with its canvas selvage edge and toggle. Some minor distress in areas of the flag. The flag was introduced prior to the Suez operations for Her Majestys armoured vessels. Good colours. Many printed abbreviations to the selvage edge, which... read more

Code: 68225

130.00 GBP

BRITISH WWII JUNGLE BOOTS.

BRITISH WWII JUNGLE BOOTS.

A super pair of WD Government issue enlisted mans boots specifically designed for the jungle uniform. Standard configuration with strengthened toe, marked WD size 10 to the soles and heels, both of which are fully studded. Maker marked Lotus with clear date 1944? Generally excellent condition, one discoloration stain to the left hand side of the left hand boot. The exterior of the boots are als... read more

Code: 68198

255.00 GBP

BRITISH INDIAN MANUFACTURED FLYING GAUNTLETS.

BRITISH INDIAN MANUFACTURED FLYING GAUNTLETS.

A scarce pair of the gauntlets issued for both air crew and driver use in India, they have excellent ?Delhi maker stamps of 1943 and a good size 9. The gloves are excellent to the exterior with only light patination and a few areas of surface staining. The whole colour is in a good light oak. The interiors are lined in a soft fine velvet-like material throughout. Any item of Indian produced clo... read more

Code: 67927

115.00 GBP

USMC UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT 1941-45.

USMC UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT 1941-45.

Excellent work by Bruno Alberti and Laurent Pradier, a history and collections publication, large format, published 2007 showing all the uniforms and equipment used by the US Marine Corps in WWII, both in full colour and black and white. A very in-depth publication for the USMC collector researcher. read more

Code: 67841

30.00 GBP