WW2 - British and Allies
U.S.A. WWII SERVICE WATCH.
A very attractive American issue service watch, standard 12 hour dial, measuring 30mm. Profuse markings to the reverse side ‘Type A11’ specification number, individual serial number, manufacturers part number, ordnance number with the manufacturer’s name of ‘Waltham’. In the very attractive military style leather strap, which has a cover to the watch, which is held to the main body of the strap... read more
WWII POLISH GENERALS CAP.
An ultra rare Lock & Company of London made Polish General officers cap constructed in the classic Chapska style, worn by Polish forces, being London made it has to be part of the exile Polish forces of WWII. The upper part of the cap is constructed in British style khaki with a cross section of silver lace across the crown, the sides in the colour crimson, which indicates Armed Forces High Com... read more
BRITISH WWII FAIRBAIRN SYKES KNIFE WITH WOODEN HANDLE.
An unusual Fairbairn Sykes knife, double edge blade as standard, full length, some
original blueing visible having a slim wood turned grip with 21 ribs. Flat pommel with brass cross guard with straight sides with WD mark. All contained in its 3rd pattern type scabbard, which has the belt loop section missing. Much speculation has been written about the wooden handled knives, some say Far... read more
U.S. 9TH AIR FORCE PHOTO GROUPING.
A set of publishable photographs, each of these photos having to the reverse 'Passed by censor' stampings and some annotation. The set clearly pertains to an airman who served in the U.K. and there are numerous photos including some of English country cottages which are in themselves absolutely stunning and very evocative of the period. There are also pictures with a British bobby. Other photos... read more
BRITISH PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS OF MEMBERS OF THE AA
The photos show motorcycle patrols and are extremely clear sharp images in excellent condition. They have profuse typed notations to the rear. One reads “AA patrols of home defence duty”. The photo shows an AA box being modified by an AA member so they could be used for civil defence purposes. Parked next to the box is his motorbike which appears to have had camouflaged paint applied. The ... read more
BRITISH WWII ROYAL NAVY D-DAY OFFICERS FOREIGN SERVICE HELMET.
The nice condition Foreign Service helmet all in white, belonging to Lieutenant Commander E.S.D.Freemantle Distinguished Service Cross, he was the senior Beach Master at Juno Beach on D-Day. A fine example of the 1930’s period Royal Naval officers sun helmet with large folded pagri and navy blue top line indicating Royal Naval use. The helmet is blancoed in white to the exterior, the interior w... read more
AMERICAN WWII U.S.ARMY AIR FORCE A2 LEATHER FLYING JACKET.
A very nice condition Military Air Transport Command brown leather A2 flying jacket with original manufacturer’s label for the Cooper Sportswear Manufacturing Company, Newark New Jersey, size label ‘38’ intact. Leather rank patches for the rank of Major to each epaulette. To the upper right breast the name ‘J.M.Smolev’ below the name tag a very nicely machine embroidered Military Air Transport ... read more