WW2 - British and Allies
SPECIAL A SERVICE TITLE.
Probably one of the rarest cloth items of military insignia we have come across being the insignia for Special A Service, this actually meant Special Armoured Service and was a unit involved in development and trials of tanks and armoured vehicles in the inter-war years. The item is in excellent condition, clearly removed from a scrapbook, there are slight glue residue stains to the reverse. Co... read more
POLISH AIRBORNE COMEDY CARICATURE PICTURES.
An interesting portfolio of four high quality well printed caricature pictures pertaining to Polish Airborne troops. The item was clearly produced in Germany in 1946 while the Polish Airborne troops were stationed there. The large format folder is clearly dated '46' and annotated to Celle and Hamburg to the front and there are four excellent printed caricature mounted on wonderful grey backgrou... read more
No.6. COMMANDO SHOULDER TITLE.
Single red on black machine woven No.6 Commando curbed shoulder title. No.3,4 and 6 Commandoes were part of the Special Service group, which became the 1st Special Service Brigade, complete with 45 Royal Marine Commando and 1st and 8th Troops of the 10 Inter Allied Commando, taking part in the invasion of North West Europe. Formerly from the Grace Gibson collection, Miss Gibson, born in 1915, d... read more
WWII ALLIED PALESTINE TITLES.
A scarce pair of Palestine titles, these titles are of British War Economy manufacture and have the classic glued rear. They are on a light blue cloth with the white letters 'PALESTINE'. Commando units were raised and fought with Middle East Commando and were identified using nationality titles such as Palestine. A rare and interesting set in very good condition with some very minor moth nippin... read more
WWII FRENCH OVER BOOTS.
. An unusual pair of French issued over boots, these were worn over the standard combat boot in slipping, muddy and snowy conditions. These boots were worn in large numbers during the Narvik operation. The boots are in mint stored condition. Size stamped and manufacture stamped to the sole. read more