British (Airborne) Folding Stretcher 1944 - Nice Used Condition
British (Airborne) Folding Stretcher typically used by (Parachute( Field Ambulance units. The stetchers could quickly be folded and unfolded. And could be carried by the medic during the parachute descend.
The stretcher is in nice used condition with original canvas and compromises the so-called 2nd model. The canvas has some minor damage. The stretcher is clearly makers marked H.M.C., ... read more
British Auxiliary Territorial Services (ATS) Peaked Cap - Nice Used Condition
A very nice light used British Auxiliary Territorial Services (ATS) Peaked Cap. Clearly marked with the War Department acceptance mark in the liner, and acceptance code "O" for 1942. Fitted with original leather band and general service buttons.
The cap is fitted with an original Kings crown A.T.S. cap badge. An attractive British (female) Auxiliary Territorial Services (ATS) Peaked Cap... read more
Royal Airforce 1933 Pattern (Battle of Britain) Flying Gauntlets 1939 - Nice Used Condition
Royal Airforce 1933 Pattern (Battle of Britain) Flying Gauntlets. Refered to as: Gauntlets, Flying, 1933 Pattern. Stores reference 22c/264/270, size 81/2.
The gauntlets are in nice used condition with trace of wear and age yet with a fantastic patina.
Fitted with lightning zip, and being marked a size 8 /12 on both the leather tabs of the zip.
Clearly Air Ministry and ref... read more
British Machete And Scabbard 1944 - Nice Used Condition
British and Commonwealth troops were often issued with machetes for field use as it was the most practical tool for cutting away trees and branches.
This machette and scabbard is in nice used condition. The machete is clearly Broad Arrow marked and makers marked S&J Kitchin Ltd dated 1945. The brown leather scabbard is clearly 1944 dated and appears makers marked D.M.& S Ltd. and 1944 da... read more
U.S. (Airborne) SCR-536 i.e BC-611 Handie Talkie Radio - Nice Used Condition
U.S. (Airborne) SCR-536 "Handie Talkie" i.e. BC-611-C portable radio. Intended for short range communication between small units. Developed for the U.S. Army these type of radios are also known to be been used by British Airborne troops
This particular early example compromises a nice used example. Complete with brown protection cover for the main switch fitted with orginal tan collor... read more
WH (Heer) Infantry Officers Visor Cap - Nice Used Condition
WH (Heer) Infantry Officers Visor Cap (Schirmmütze). The Visor cap is piped in the white 'Truppenfarbe' (branch-colour) for Infantry personnel.
The celluloid manufacturers sweat-diamond ('Raute') is present and marked Arthur Schenk Freiberg. No size markings are visible yet I would estimate a size 59 a decent mannequin size.
The name "Keller" is being written on both the sweatban... read more
WH (HEER) M40 Single Decal Helmet - Nice Used Condition
A highly attractive and nice used example of a WH (HEER) M40 Single Decal Helmet. The helmet has been (period) repainted yet the decal appears cleary visible underneath the new layer of paint. The liner shows some great use of wear, clearly adding to the patina of this helmet. The liner size is partly visible, likely a size 56 which would make the helmet shell a size 64. The factory mark and pr... read more
British (Airborne) 2nd Model Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife - Mint-Condition
On of the most iconic fighting knifes of the British army, the Fairbairn Sykes.
The Fairbairn Sykes fighting knife is a double-edged fighting knife resembling a dagger or poignard with a foil grip. It was developed by William Ewart Fairbairn and Eric Anthony Sykes.
This fighting knife was adopted by British Airborne and Commando troops alike.
This particular Fairbairn Syk... read more
WH (HEER) K98 Rifle Grenade Launcher Pouch - Nice Used Condition
WH (Heer) K98 Rifle Grenade Launcher Pouch (Gewehrgranatgerät Tasche).The black leather pouch is complete with its original carrying strap which is makers marked S.H.B. The interior of the pouch has two, small, internal pockets for the assembly tool and sight. The assembly tool is still present and makers marked G.Gr.Gen.
The black leather pouch appear makers marked K.K. and is clearly ... read more
The British Soldier From D-Day To Ve-Day - Excellent Condition
The British Soldier From D-Day To Ve-Day by Jean Bouchery and published by Histoire & Collections (144 pages, 2001).
Illustrating the uniforms, insignia, equipment, weaponry and vehicles of the British soldiers who invaded Europe in 1944 and progressed from Normandy to the Baltic Sea after the D-Day landings. Well illustrated and documented and a long time reference book for collectors.... read more