WW1 - British and Allies
BRITISH 1902 PATTERN CUFF RANK TUNIC.
A good example of the very difficult to find 1902 pattern officers tunic, this is a date that the cuff ranking system was introduced. Standard khaki, four pockets, two upper pockets with pleats, lower pockets bellow type without pleats. One central pleat down the centre of the back of the tunic, central waistband with ticket pocket. Cuff ranking lace to the rank of Captain to both sleeves with ... read more
BRITISH WW1 ROYAL ARTILLERY STAFF LIEUTENANT COLONEL’S CUFF RANK TUNIC.
The desirable cuff rank tunic of a Staff Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Artillery. Faint traces of a name to the label to the upper neck area but difficult to read. General Staff buttons to the red gorget patches, the remaining buttons all complete, all of Royal Artillery pattern. Standard cuff rank style with lower large pockets without pleats, upper pockets with pleats. Cuff ranking system l... read more
BRITISH WWI ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT OFFICERS CAP.
High quality Melton material with the classic narrow leather cap strap. General Service buttons. Bronze Royal Sussex Regiment cap badge. Minor moth to the left hand side of the edge. Mid tan liner and Scott & Co, Old Bond Street, Piccadilly W lozenge shape silk label to the crown. Minor moth damage to the leather sweatband. read more
BRITISH WWI BRODIE MARK 1 CRUISE VISOR HELMET.
This excellent condition Mark 1 Cruise helmet with chain mail visor recently sold by us within the last 18 months has been re-consigned to us by the owner. Standard Brodie shell with its rim, a good degree of original rough cast sand finish remaining. All of the chain mail visor in place with its securing chains. The inner liner to the helmet is complete with slight moth damage to the upper inn... read more
BRITISH WWI 1918 OFFICERS WEB EQUIPMENT.
An extremely rare piece of kit being the Mills 1918 officers pattern webbing large pack, obviously obtained by a Frenchman, underneath the closing flap are the initials ‘E.U.F’ with the name ‘P.Morris Inst’, with the town of ‘Versailles. Remains of a broad arrow marking. This rare back pack with two closing pouches on the exterior, the neck of the item closes with string with two wide shoulder ... read more
BRITISH WWI MACHINE GUN CORPS 02 PATTERN TUNIC.
A very nice condition standard pattern 02 tunic for enlisted men, issued to a corporal in a Machine Gun Corps. Generally good nap to the cloth, no moth damage. The paper label to the interior mainly in place, the maker of Bridge, Jones and Gibson Limited with a good clear date of 1918, some cracking to the label, it is at present protected by a section of Perspex pinned in place. Standard white... read more
BRITISH WWI ROYAL ARTILLERY CAPTAIN’S CUFF RANK TUNIC.
A well service used cuff rank tunic to a Captain in the Royal Artillery. Good high quality cloth, Royal Artillery bronze officers collar badges fitted. All Royal Artillery matching set of buttons. All cuff rank lace good and intact. Four blue and one red overseas stripe to the lower left hand arm, one wound stripe to the right hand arm. The tunic is of a large size, it has suffered from moth da... read more
USA WWI NO.5 PROTOTYPE STEEL HELMET.
A very nice example of the No.5 helmet. After America’s entry into the war they were initially using British supplied Brodie helmets but started a programme of experimentation with various shapes and sizes of helmets, possibly 10 or 12 different types were produced, some field tested, some did not even reach trials, this is an example of the No.5. helmet, which did have trials tests, very simil... read more