WW1 - British and Allies
ITALIAN WWI MOUNTAIN ARTILLERY ADRIAN HELMET WITH COVER.
A rare artefact of World War I being the French made Adrian helmet for use by the Italian forces with its field cover, Having the stencilled insignia of the Third Mountain Artillery Regiment. The helmet in Italian military green paint .unfortunately we are not able to remove the cover to view whether the identical insignia is stencilled to the front of the helmet or not due to the delicate natu... read more
ITALIAN WWI MODEL 1907 BACK PACK.
Any equipment from the Italian Armed Forces of WWI is considered extremely rare. This light tan canvas back pack generally in good condition having all of its correct strapping and metallic elements. Slight surface staining to the outer rear panel and light rust staining to the edges of the shoulder straps, otherwise overall a rare and good condition item. read more
BRITISH WWI PATTERN 02 TUNIC .
An unused condition pattern 1902 enlisted mans combat tunic large size . It is very unusual to obtain a tunic of this size from World War I, the nap to the cloth overall present, two moth holes to the lower rear panel, otherwise the tunic is moth free . The tunic is complete with its paper label which reads jackets service dress size 21, with the maker and date 1918, large ink stamps to a secti... read more
BELGIUM WWI ENLISTED MANS BRITISH MADE COMBAT TUNIC.
A British made pattern model 1902 tunic with a stand collar for the Belgium army. The tunic has all the features of a British made pattern 02 tunic including the double pleats just below the collar, it has the addition of a stand collar with its Belgium black and red edged collar patches. Shoulder boards fitted are in a slightly different shade of khaki, and have had pink numerals number 15,s a... read more
BELGIUM WWI ENLISTED MAN COMBAT TUNIC.
Belgium produced khaki combat tunic for a Belgium enlisted man, four pocket construction, six button closure, stand collar, upper medium size. The unusual, shaped shoulder boards are red piped with regimental number 16 attached, red piped upper collar edge, red piped black collar patches, all buttons of the Belgium standing lion, the tunic has a fully lined interior with two inside pockets. All... read more
BELGIUM WWI OFFICERS FIELD SERVICE COMBAT TUNIC .
A rare tunic from World War I being a Belgium officers, heavy weave, four pocket combat tunic, having a stand collar, red piped Swedish style cuffs. Shoulder boards are of an unusual shape with the Roman numerals V1 woven into each board, red piped upper collar, red piped black collar patches, three embroidered rank pips to each patch, five gold lace service stripes to the upper right hand sle... read more
BRITISH WWI KINGS ROYAL RIFLE CORPS OFFICER’S UNIFORM.
A nice complete tunic and trousers of a Captain in a territorial battalion of the King’s Royal rifle Corps, good size cuff rank tunic, four pockets, four button closure, all of the buttons being the blackened composition type for the KRRC, territorial T in brass insignia to each collar, twin World War I medal ribbons and a territorial efficiency ribbon fitted to the upper right hand breast. The... read more
BRITISH WWI HOOD TUBE GAS HELMET WITH BAG AND INSTRUCTIONS.
An extremely rare artefact from World War I being the hood/tube gas hood in its original carrying bag. The hood made in the blue shirt material has various rust stains, the rubber valve has solidified and broken away, both glass lenses complete and unbroken, what appears to be rodent damage evidence to the rear the top of the hood. accompanying the hood is the original printed sheet instructio... read more
BRITISH WWI ‘GAS’ THE STORY OF THE SPECIAL BRIGADE.
An excellent work published in 1934. 350 pages of the First World War history of using gas and great detail relating to gas attacks. Some good black and white photographs and many internal maps that fold out. For collectors who are interested in the gas attacks of WWI this is the ultimate read. read more