GERMAN SS SNOW SHOES.
An extremely rare piece of SS mountain troop equipment being the all metal snow shoes, in their original white paint with their leather strapping arrangement fitted and ready to place around the boots of the SS mountain trooper. Clearly marked 'SS' within a circle, '39/36' followed by 'RZM' within a circle. The leather straps are in perfect condition with all the stitching strong and usable and... read more
GERMAN THIRD REICH UNTEROFFIZIER SCHULE CUFF TITLE.
A slightly shortened cuff title in beautiful Bevo weave, silver on green, for the Unteroffizier Schule. read more
MAXIM MODEL 10 AMMUNTION BOX.
A plain ammunition box for the Russian Maxim Model 1910, complete with Finnish over-stamp. These pieces of equipment were captured from the Russians in the winter war and later re-issued to the Finnish Forces. Complete with long section of ammunition links. read more
WWI BRITISH MOUNTED OTHER RANKS BOOTS.
A pair of high laced boots as worn by mounted troops such as cavalry and mounted artillery during the Great War. The boots are of pebbled brown leather and consist of hooks and eyes and eyelets. There is a single strap to the upper cuffs. This single strap configuration is consistent with early issued boots. The sole is of the other ranks pattern with horseshoe heel guards and nailed but unstud... read more
AUSTRIAN GERMAN MADE WWI ENTRENCHING TOOL.
An entrenching tool, maker marked 'Beckmann' dated '1915' with standard wood haft, in an unusual German Chemnitz 1916 dated excellent condition leather carrier. Observing the leather closely it was originally designed for the leather carrier to be held on a belt with the shovel facing downwards. Two leather loops have been added to the upper part of the carrier for the shovel and holder to be c... read more
BRITISH GUARDSMEN'S SENTRY MONEY BOX.
Just prior to WWI Huntley and Palmer the biscuit and sweet maker produced a series of sweet tins that doubled as money boxes with various exteriors for export, this example is in the form of a sentry box with a slot at the top for inserting money. It was for export to France and showed British Guardsmen at their sentry boxes on two sides. The drummer image is faint, the Guardsman in his box is ... 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
AUSTRIAN WWI PROPELLER.
A restored Austrian WWI propeller being 8? in length, when discovered this propeller was virtually in parts, it has been re-assembled, it was full of woodworm which has been cured, all the woodworm holes are still visible. The faint traces of the Austrian double headed eagle manufacturers decals are remaining to both ends of the propeller. Both tips are damaged, the central boss is profusely ma... read more