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Specialising in WW2 British Airborne related militaria, but also offering an assortment of other items, we aim to offer a high quality selection of original pieces with an equally good service to match.

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( MERRILL'S ) MARAUDERS by Ogburn MARAUDERS by Ogburn . 1960 . 319 pages , illustrated , well used condition.
1 Mai 1936 tinnie Good complete condition with maker to reverse.
13/18 Hussars shoulder titles Good matching pair with loops intact.
1903 / 08 Pattern OTHER SERVICES (MOUNTED) HAVERSACK Rare1903 / 08 Pattern OTHER SERVICES (MOUNTED) HAVERSACK. Some marks and split to stitching at bottom of side pocket o/w very good,
1903 PATTERN HAVERSACK Rare 1903 PATTERN HAVERSACK , side pocket missing and large hole to bottom corner and base ( looks like mouse chewing ) . King's crown brass button to front flap.
1908 ECONOMY Pattern Webbing BAYONET FROG Original 1908 Economy Pattern Webbing BAYONET FROG ... the economy pattern used in WW1 lacked the usual 2 reinforcing rivets of the standard pattern .
1939 PATTERN LEATHER EQUIPMENT BINOCULAR CASE 1939 PATTERN LEATHER EQUIPMENT BINOCULAR CASE . A very scarce example of a 1939 PATTERN LEATHER EQUIPMENT BINOCULAR CASE . The belt loops and buckle have been removed , o/w intact and in good condition .
20mm NAVAL OERLIKON GUN MAGAZINE 20mm NAVAL OERLIKON GUN MAGAZINE ,Very heavy ... not available outside the UK.
A HISTORY OF THE SAS REGIMENT by Strawson A HISTORY OF THE SAS REGIMENT by Strawson . 1984 . 292 pages , well illustrated . Good condition.
AERONAUTICA - ILLUS GUIDE FOR COLLECTORS AERONAUTICA - AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE FOR COLLECTORS 1914-1984 by A J Marriot-Smith . Published Arms & Armour 1989 . 64 pages with profuse illustrations .
AIR COMMANDO by Vaculik 1954 AIR COMMANDO by Vaculik 1954 . 303 pages many illustrations . No dustwrapper , faded bumped boards, contents good .
AIR MINISTRY WW2 AIRCRAFT LAMP IDENTIFICATION DOWNWARD AIR MINISTRY WW2 AIRCRAFT LAMP IDENTIFICATION DOWNWARD . Bakelite housing . Well marked 5C/557 to the case and 5C/3467 to the lens and also with AM Crown . Very good condition. Used on many aircraft inc SPITFIRES & MOSQUITOES . Lens diameter 5 inches.
AIR MINISTRY WW2 INSPECTION LAMP AIR MINISTRY WW2 INSPECTION LAMP .Well marked with AM Crown and stores ref 5A/1968 . In very good used condition but untested . Lens intact and bulb present. Battery case measures 4 x 3 x 1.5 inches and has a belt clip..
ALLIED AIRBORNE ASSAULT OVER THE RHINE 1945 STORMING HITLER'S RHINE - THE ALLIED ASSAULT FEB - MARCH 1945 - THE STORY OF THE LARGEST SINGLE AIRBORNE OPERATION IN HISTORY by Breuer 1985 . 308 pages , some illustations. Good condition.
Army Cyclist Corps cap badge Very good complete example.
ARNHEM - A TRAGEDY OF ERRORS by Harclerode ARNHEM - A TRAGEDY OF ERRORS by Harclerode published 2000 . 192 pages with many illustrations & maps. Very good but some nicks to dustwrapper
ARNHEM 1944 by Piekalkiewicz ARNHEM 1944 by Piekalkiewicz . 1976. 112 pages , profusely illustrated . Very good condition.
ARP STIRRUP PUMP WW2 ARP STIRRUP PUMP in superb condition .
ASSAULT BOAT EMERGENCY REPAIR KIT BOX Tin box ( empty ) for the ASSAULT BOAT Mk 4 EMERGENCY REPAIR KIT . Measures 12 x 6 x 6 inches. Some paint splashes, some surface rust and scratches but generally very good with around 90% original finish remaining.
AUSTRALIAN MACHETE BAYONET SCABBARD A scarce genuine AUSTRALIAN MACHETE BAYONET SCABBARD dated 1944 .Very good condition with some superficial mildew and mud stains .
BOER WAR WD ISSUE JACK KNIFE Very rare BOER WAR WD ISSUE JACK KNIFE , horn grips , WD marked , maker marked ATKINS BROS , SHEFFIELD . Blade length 3.75 inches, closed overall length 5 inches. Copper bale missing, sharpened , blade jiggles a little in locked open position.
Borneo Mandau The Mandau is the traditional weapon of the Dayak people of Borneo This ( along with another weapons which I am also offering for sale ) was bought back by a local British soldier who served in the Malayan and Borneo campaigns of the 1950s / 60s , and also in Oman . This is 70 cm long overall .
BOUNCE THE RHINE by Whiting. BOUNCE THE RHINE - THE GREATEST AIRBORNE OPERATION IN HISTORY by Whiting 1985 . 191 PAGES MANY ILLUSTRATIONS . Very good used condition.
BOWIE KNIFE by Wingfield & Rowbotham, Sheffield Antler handled BOWIE KNIFE by Wingfield & Rowbotham, Sheffield in its correct leather scabbard . Overall length 11 inches , blade length 7 inches.
BRITISH & COMMONWEALTH SPECIAL FORCES INSIGNIA BRITISH & COMMONWEALTH SPECIAL FORCES INSIGNIA - AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE FOR COLLECTORS by Shortt. 1988. 68 pages, 300 badges illustrated in b & w. .Very good condition.
BRITISH ARMY BADGES by Hodges BRITISH ARMY BADGES by Hodges . Published 2005 , 540 pages, profusely illustrated. Very good condition. Weighs over 2.6 kg.
BRITISH ARMY CAP BADGES OF THE 20th CENTURY by Ward BRITISH ARMY CAP BADGES OF THE 20th CENTURY by Ward .Published Crowood 2007 . Hardback , 144 pages , profusely illustrated. Very good condition.
British Officers pip set UK made padded type.
British Officers pip set UK made padded type.
British Officers pip set UK made type.
British Officers pip set Middle Eastern made.
British Officers pip set Middle Eastern made.
British Officers pip set Middle eastern made with Arabic script to reverse.
British Officers pip set Middle eastern made with Arabic script to reverse.
British Officers pip set Middle eastern made.
CATERPILLAR CLUB - JUMP FOR IT by Bowman JUMP FOR IT - STORIES OF THE CATERPILLAR CLUB by Bowman . 1st 1955 , 198 pages . illustrated. Ex library , reading copy only.
CAVALRY & YEOMANRY BADGES OF THE BRITISH ARMY 1914 CAVALRY & YEOMANRY BADGES OF THE BRITISH ARMY 1914 by Wilkinson. 1973. 64 pages with 286 badges illustrated. Good condition.
CIVILIAN DUTY GAS MASK dated 1938 CIVILIAN DUTY GAS MASK dated 1938 in good condition . Rubber & straps still soft and undamaged.
COMBINED OPERATIONS TIE Jermyn St London COMBINED OPERATIONS TIE from Jermyn St London .Although this will have been owned and worn by a WW2 Combined Ops veteran , it is made of Crimplene so the tie itself dates to the 1960s .
COMBINED OPS MANUAL No.14b LANDING CRAFT SIGNALS'' 1942 Very scarce COMBINED OPS MANUAL No.14b LANDING CRAFT SIGNALS'' 1942 . 28 pages with illustrations....
COMBINED OPS TRAINING MANUAL 'SMOKE' 1943 Very scarce COMBINED OPS TRAINING MANUAL No.5 'SMOKE' 1943 . 32 pages, illustrated.
COMBINED OPS TRAINING MANUAL No.42 'TRAINING AT HOME STATIONS' 1943 Very scarce COMBINED OPS TRAINING MANUAL No.42 'TRAINING AT HOME STATIONS' 1943 . 10 pages of text PLUS 14 pages of fold out illustrations.
COMMANDOS AND RANGERS OF WW2 by Ladd COMMANDOS AND RANGERS OF WW2 by Ladd . 1979. 288 pages, profuse illustrations.
Corps of Military Accountants cap badge Good complete example with split pin fixings.
DAVID STERLING - THE PHANTOM MAJOR by Cowles THE PHANTOM MAJOR by Cowles . 1985. 320 pages . Small slit to the back of the dustwrapper o/w very good used condition.
DER SIEG IM NORDEN DER SIEG IM NORDEN , original 1942 German pictorial publication of the Norwegian Campaign. Profusely illustrated. Good condition internally but boards bumped to top and bottom of spine , ex ref library.
DERBYSHIRE AIR RAID WELFARE ENAMEL PIN BADGE DERBYSHIRE AIR RAID WELFARE ENAMEL PIN BADGE . 25 mm diameter .
ELEMENTARY FLYING TRAINING 1942 - INSTRUCTORS HANDBOOK ELEMENTARY FLYING TRAINING 1942 - INSTRUCTORS HANDBOOK . 156 pages . Very good condition.
English PERCUSSION BOXLOCK PISTOL PERCUSSION BOXLOCK TURNOFF BARREL PISTOL with English proofmarks and initials to escutcheon . Very good condition .
FIELD GUNNERY - A PRACTICAL MANUAL 1917 FIELD GUNNERY - A PRACTICAL MANUAL by D Macalister published Murray 1917 . 153 pages with many illustrations , plus pages of interesting and informative advertisements .
Gaunt made Glider Pilot Regiment car badge Hard to find Gaunt made car badge for GPR. This is from a large lot of items belonging to the late Major Thomas Ian Jodrell Toler. He served with distinction throughout WW2 being evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940, then becoming Battery Commander of No 1 Air Landing Anti Tank Battery in 1942 and then commanding B Squadron No 1 Wing Glider Pilot Regiment in the Normandy, Arnhem and Rhine campaigns. He successfully swam the Rhine after escaping from Arnhem and was awarded the DFC for his actions. An excellent opportunity to own a real piece of our military history.
German 1927 pattern political cap eagle Worn by Nazi party, SA and SS until 1934. Both prongs present and in good condition.
GERMAN MILITARY FIGHTING KNIVES 1914-1945 by Hughes GERMAN MILITARY FIGHTING KNIVES 1914-1945 by Hughes . This edition published 2006 , softback, 61 pages, profusely illustrated. Very good condition with a slight crease to cover
German Police cap eagle First pattern 1934-1936 two piece construction. Both prongs present and in good condition.
Glasgow Highlanders / 9th Battalion Highland Light Infantry cap badge Very good condition example showing minor wear to raised details with two loops to reverse.
Glider Pilot Regiment Cap Badge Post war pre 1953 type with red backing and slider.
Gold coloured ROYAL TANK REGIMENT SWEETHEART BADGE Gold coloured King's Crown ROYAL TANK REGIMENT SWEETHEART BADGE in very good condition ...
GREAT BRITISH GUNMAKERS 1540-1740 by Neal & Back GREAT BRITISH GUNMAKERS 1540-1740 by Neal & Back . Hardback.First edition (hardback), limited to 750 copies, of which this is copy number 361.( 30cm by 23cm ), 479pp. Illustrated throughout, mainly in black & white, but including 24 pages in colour. ,Dustwrapper edge rubbed but contenets very good.
Guards Armoured Division formation sign Embroidered example. Removed from the souvenir scarf of a WW2 Cheshire Regiment veteran. He collected the badges during his service. He drove a Bren gun carrier in North Africa and participated in the Battle of Anzio and went on to fight in NW Europe.
HERALDIC CHINA OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR TAKE ME BACK TO DEAR OLD BLIGHTY - THE FIRST WORLD WAR THROUGH THE EYES OF THE HERALDIC CHINA MANUFACTURERS by Southall. 1982. 157 pages, profusely illustrated .Hardback , very good condition.
HOME FROM DUNKIRK - WW2 publication in aid of RED CROSS HOME FROM DUNKIRK - WW2 publication in aid of RED CROSS , intro by J B Priestley . A photographic record . Very good internally but sone wear to the spine of the hardback binding.
HUNTERS FROM THE SKY - GERMAN WW2 FALLSCIRMJAEGER HUNTERS FROM THE SKY - THE HISTORY OF THE GERMAN PARACHUTE REGIMENT 1940-45 by C Whiting 1975. 231 pages with many illustrations. Good used condition.
JAPANESE ARMY WW2 CANVAS SADDLE BAGS JAPANESE ARMY WW2 CANVAS SADDLE BAGS in very good clean condition
King's Crown Parachute Regiment cap badge with slider Scarce post war example with slider. This badge was only made in the period 1948 - 1953. It is widely copied and original examples such as this are hard to find. This example has been nicely polished on the front and shows use and wear contemporary with its age.
LEATHER CASE for the WW2 INFRA RED 'TABBY' IMAGE TUBE LEATHER CASE for the WW2 INFRA RED 'TABBY' IMAGE TUBE , lid fastening strap broken off o/w good condition.
Major Toler’s 1939 pattern leather holster and ammunition pouch Scarce leather version of the 1937 pattern webbing. Holster named to Major Toler. In his wartime account he states he carried an automatic pistol, most likely being a Browning Hi-Power 9mm. This is from a large lot of items belonging to the late Major Thomas Ian Jodrell Toler. He served with distinction throughout WW2 being evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940, then becoming Battery Commander of No 1 Air Landing Anti Tank Battery in 1942 and then commanding B Squadron No 1 Wing Glider Pilot Regiment in the Normandy, Arnhem and Rhine campaigns. He successfully swam the Rhine after escaping from Arnhem and was awarded the DFC for his actions. An excellent opportunity to own a real piece of our military history.
Major Toler’s 2 pounder Anti-Tank shell case and recovered round 1940 dated 2 pounder shell case with spent round recovered maybe from battle maybe from a training exercise? Nice display piece and talking point. This is from a large lot of items belonging to the late Major Thomas Ian Jodrell Toler. He served with distinction throughout WW2 being evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940, then becoming Battery Commander of No 1 Air Landing Anti Tank Battery in 1942 and then commanding B Squadron No 1 Wing Glider Pilot Regiment in the Normandy, Arnhem and Rhine campaigns. He successfully swam the Rhine after escaping from Arnhem and was awarded the DFC for his actions. An excellent opportunity to own a real piece of our military history.
Major Toler’s printed Airborne insignia from his working / combat BD blouse Rare set of printed insignia unfortunately missing one Pegasus formation sign. Very hard to find especially with such historically significant provenance. Might have been used on his Arnhem DFC blouse! This is from a large lot of items belonging to the late Major Thomas Ian Jodrell Toler. He served with distinction throughout WW2 being evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940, then becoming Battery Commander of No 1 Air Landing Anti Tank Battery in 1942 and then commanding B Squadron No 1 Wing Glider Pilot Regiment in the Normandy, Arnhem and Rhine campaigns. He successfully swam the Rhine after escaping from Arnhem and was awarded the DFC for his actions. An excellent opportunity to own a real piece of our military history.
Major Toler’s Shell Dressing from his Arnhem Denison Smock Unused but dirty and battered Shell Dressing dated 1940 removed from the Denison Smock that Major Toler wore at Arnhem. In his personal account of the Battle he describes damage to his Smock after being hit by German mortars which matches perfectly the damage on the Smock I acquired from his estate recently. This Shell Dressing pouch having been removed from this same Smock. A rare chance to acquire a Battle Of Arnhem relic. This is from a large lot of items belonging to the late Major Thomas Ian Jodrell Toler. He served with distinction throughout WW2 being evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940, then becoming Battery Commander of No 1 Air Landing Anti Tank Battery in 1942 and then commanding B Squadron No 1 Wing Glider Pilot Regiment in the Normandy, Arnhem and Rhine campaigns. He successfully swam the Rhine after escaping from Arnhem and was awarded the DFC for his actions. An excellent opportunity to own a real piece of our military history.
Major Toler’s WW2 No 36 Mills hand grenade In rough shape having a section cut from it and missing lever, spring and striker. In Major Toler’s account of the Battle Of Arnhem he states that he still had a hand grenade in his possession. Maybe this was the one? I can’t prove it but it is likely to be a relic of the Battle. This is from a large lot of items belonging to the late Major Thomas Ian Jodrell Toler. He served with distinction throughout WW2 being evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940, then becoming Battery Commander of No 1 Air Landing Anti Tank Battery in 1942 and then commanding B Squadron No 1 Wing Glider Pilot Regiment in the Normandy, Arnhem and Rhine campaigns. He successfully swam the Rhine after escaping from Arnhem and was awarded the DFC for his actions. An excellent opportunity to own a real piece of our military history.
MANUAL OF AIR PILOTAGE 1927 - AIR MINISTRY MANUAL OF AIR PILOTAGE 1927 - AIR MINISTRY published 1930 .Over 225 pages & with more than 100 illustrations , this is a rare early flying manual from the RAF . Complete but with occasional loose page ( looped string binders ) . 3 large fold out map plates are present to the rear as is a very large chart of conventional signs and abbreviations used on Admiralty charts BUT plate 3 - 'System of Lettering for RAF Grid' and plate 1 'Section of sheet 11 OS Map' are absent .
MARINE BADGES & INSIGNIA OF THE WORLD MARINE BADGES & INSIGNIA OF THE WORLD by Campbell & Reynolds .1983 . 191 pages with 51 pages of colour plates . Very good condition though a few small nicks to dustwrapper.
MEN OF THE RED BERET by M Arthur . MEN OF THE RED BERET - AIRBORNE FORCES 1940-1990 by M Arthur. 1990 . 430 pages , many illustrations . Very god used condition.
Middlesex Regiment Officers Bronze Cap Badge Very good clean condition with two blades to reverse.
Mussolini Opera Balilla III° Campeggio Dux Roma medal Milan maker marks to reverse, pin missing.
Named RAF PERSPEX CIGARETTE CASE 1945 SINGAPORE Interesting handmade cigarette case , named to Frank W Dench , and marked RAF , Jurong , Singapore 1945/46 . Sliding top. Measures 5 x 3 x 0.55 inches . Very good condition.
NARVIK IM BILD NARVIK IM BILD . Original German publication of 1941 . 151 pages Contents good , boards bumped to top & bottom of the spine, hinge cracked internally , ex library .
NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE CAP BADGE & BIRKENHEAD BUTTONS WW2 King's crown NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE CAP BADGE & 4 BIRKENHEAD FIRE SERVICE BUTTONS .
NAVAL BOARDING PIKE Superb example of a British NAVAL BOARDING PIKE . Total length 2.8 m , pike head including socket 23 cm , langets 70 cm. Shaft octagonal., rounded butt with no shoe . SORRY DUE TO LENGTH THIS IS NOT AVAILABLE OUTSIDE THE UK . Price includes UK postage but there would be a £40 discount for collection in person .
NAZI DAGGER MAKER TRADEMARKS by Fisher Volume 2 NAZI DAGGER MAKER TRADEMARKS by Fisher Volume 2 . 2005 7th edition . 485 pages , profusely illustrated . Spiral bound , very good condition
NAZI DAGGER MAKER TRADEMARKS by Fisher Volume 3 NAZI DAGGER MAKER TRADEMARKS by Fisher Volume 3 . 2005 7th edition . 425 pages , profusely illustrated . Spiral bound , very good condition.
NAZI DAGGER MAKER TRADEMARKS by Fisher Volume 4 NAZI DAGGER MAKER TRADEMARKS by Fisher Volume 4 . 2005 7th edition . 386 pages , profusely illustrated . Spiral bound , very good condition.
NAZI DAGGER TRADEMARKS ANNIVERSARY EDITION by Fisher. 2003 NAZI DAGGER TRADEMARKS - ANNIVERSARY EDITION. 2003 5th edition .590 pages , profusely illustrated . Spiral bound , very good condition.
New stock added 10th November 2016 Please check the different categories for lots of new and interesting items. I am always willing to buy Airborne, Commando or Special Forces insignia with very good prices paid.
New stock being added Apologies for any inconvenience caused, but I'm having a large stock take which will take a couple of weeks. One of the reasons for this is I wish to prevent people ordering items that are no longer available. Expect new stock to be added and price reductions on existing items to be online on Saturday 8th October 2016 at 2pm. Thank you for your patience.
NEW ZEALAND PATTERN WATERBOTTLE in 1903 pattern CARRIER NEW ZEALAND PATTERN WATERBOTTLE in 1903 pattern CARRIER . With special pattern WOODEN stopper . Slight mothing and some edge wear to felt at the top seam . Card label still present to the base & correct drawstring pattern felt cover.
NEW ZEALAND PATTERN WATERBOTTLE in 1937 pattern CARRIER NEW ZEALAND PATTERN WATERBOTTLE in 1937 pattern CARRIER . . Areas of mothing see pics Card label still present to the base & correct drawstring pattern felt cover.
Northumberland Hussars cap badge Good but nicely used brass example with two loops.
ON TO BERLIN - BATTLES OF AN AIRBORNE COMMANDER 1943-46 ON TO BERLIN - BATTLES OF AN AIRBORNE COMMANDER 1943-46 by J Gavin . Personal a/c by Gen Gavin of the 82nd Airborne . 1979. 336 pages many maps and illustrations. Ex library but good used condition.
ON WAR SERVICE BADGE 'NORTH WALES POWER & TRACTION Co' WW1 ON WAR SERVICE BADGE 'NORTH WALES POWER & TRACTION Co' enamel badge . Maker marked Vaughton and Sons , Birmingham
OPERATION TONGA - ONE NIGHT IN JUNE by Shannon & Wright ONE NIGHT IN JUNE THE STORY OF OPERATION TONGA , THE INITIAL PHASE OF THE INVASION OF NORMANDY by Shannon & Wright 2000 . 208 pages , many illustrations . Very good condition .
Original BOER WAR GLASS SLIDES in BOX Original BOER WAR GLASS SLIDES in BOX .Only 6 of the set of 8 are present , some damage mostly edge chips etc , box is complete but split along one corner , study pics please
Original Eisenhower D-Day letter and SHAEF patch framed Very nice D-Day letter and SHAEF patch framed and ready to hang in frame and UV protective glass.
Original SNIPING (SMALL ARMS TRAINING Pamphlet No 28 1946 Very scarce original 'SNIPING (SMALL ARMS TRAINING MANUAL No 28') Published 1946 , 65 pages with profuse illustrations both photos and line drawings. Some marks and creases to the covers o/w very good used condition..
OTTO SKORZENY - COMMANDO EXTRAORDINARY by Foley COMMANDO EXTRAORDINARY by Foley 1954 . 232 pages , illustrated. Good used condition.
OUT OF THE SKY - A HISTORY OF AIRBORNE WARFARE OUT OF THE SKY - A HISTORY OF AIRBORNE WARFARE by Hickey . 286 pages , profuse illustrations . Generally very good condition
OWEN SMG BAYONET SCABBARD OWEN SMG BAYONET SCABBARD , marked 'MANGROVITE 44' on the back. Very good condition.
PACKET OF PRICE'S WARTIME NIGHT LIGHT CANDLES PACKET OF PRICE'S WARTIME NIGHT LIGHT CANDLES as seen , in the original box. Box is all there but missing tab at one of the corner seams. Rare to find in this good condition.
Pair of SAM BROWNE BRACE ATTACHMENTS Pair of original SAM BROWNE BRACE ATTACHMENTS , used but good condition.
PARA ! FIFTY YEARS OF THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT by Harclerode PARA ! FIFTY YEARS OF THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT by Harclerode 1999. 415 pages many illustrations. Very good condition.
PARACHUTE BADGES & INSIGNIA OF THE WORLD PARACHUTE BADGES & INSIGNIA OF THE WORLD IN COLOUR by Bragg & Turner..1st 1979 .227 pages, Over 900 badges illustrated in colour. Good used condition.
PARACHUTE HARNESS RELEASE / RESCUE KNIFE Unmarked but made by Hopkinsons for an MOD contract . Unissued condition .
Pattern 1888 BAYONET marked to IMPERIAL YEOMANRY Pattern 1888 BAYONET marked to IMPERIAL YEOMANRY . Issue date Feb 1900 . Locking catch button ceased andwith a kink to the end of the blade. No scabbard but a good Boer War relic .
Rare WW2 No. 6 Troop, 10 Commando formation sign Typical Italian manufactured Combined Operations formation sign as worn by the Polish troop of 10 Commando during action in the Mediterranean theatre. In nice but used condition still attached to khaki drill material. Hard to find badge.
Rare WW2 Polish 1st Rifle Brigade 1942 fighting knife Very unusual fighting knife made from a Fairbairn Sykes blade by a Polish soldier serving with 1st Rifle Brigade. Antler grip with metal badge of 1st Rifle Brigade attached. Very nicely made unique item.
READY FOR ANYTHING - THE PARACHUTE REGT AT WAR 1940-82 READY FOR ANYTHING - THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT AT WAR 1940-1982 by J Thompson 1989 . 365 pages , many illustrations . Good used condition .
Revolutionary period FRENCH SABRE DE BORD Good example of a scarce Revolutionary period FRENCH SABRE DE BORD , with hand chiselled motto VINCRE OU MOURIR' ( VICTORY OR DEATH ) .Some loss of leather to the covering of the grips and a crack to the wooden grip on one side , some minor chips to blade edge commensurate with use. Overall length 31 inches , blade length 26 inches.
ROYAL ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS SWEETHEART BADGE ROYAL ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS SWEETHEART BADGE
Royal Engineers pocket book Demolitions Post war 1946 edition containing much expertise learned during WW2. 70 pages with various charts and illustrations. Marked to 299 Parachute Field Squadron.
Royal Irish Fusiliers fur cap grenade cap badge Very good example with strong detailing which has not worn. Two loops to reverse.
Royal Irish Fusiliers Officers’ forage cap badge Very good high quality made piece with silver harp to centre.
Royal Irish Fusiliers Officers’ gilt and silver cap badge Very fine example with original pin fixing to reverse.
Royal Marine Division formation sign Embroidered type. 4 available. Order 2 for a pair.
ROYAL TANK REGIMENT SWEETHEART BADGE King's Crown ROYAL TANK REGIMENT SWEETHEART BADGE in very good condition
Royal Welsh Fusiliers Officers’ Bronze Cap Badge Good example with blades to reverse.
Royal Welsh Fusiliers Officers’ Bronze Collar Badges Matching pair in very good condition, both Firmin marked.
S E Asian Parang S E Asian Parang This ( along with another weapon which I am also offering for sale ) was bought back by a local British soldier who served in the Malayan and Borneo campaigns of the 1950s / 60s , and also in Oman . This is 33 cm long overall .
SBS PERSONAL ACCOUNT by Falconer FIRST INTO ACTION by Falconer . 1998 . 338 pages. Very good condition.
SCOTTISH SWORDS & DIRKS by Wallace SCOTTISH SWORDS & DIRKS by Wallace . Published 1970 , 80 pages, hardback, profusely illustrated. Very good used condition.
South Staffordshire Regiment shoulder title Gold on maroon title with glider worn as a commemorative shoulder title in the 1950s. Very nice embroidery on this one. Amazing to see that this title has now been reproduced.
SOUTH STAFFS BRASS STAFFORDSHIRE KNOT SOUTH STAFFS BRASS STAFFORDSHIRE KNOT ..possibly a bed plate . 4.5 x 3 inches .
Spanish Blue Division medal for Rusia 1941 On close inspection this one is unusual in that I cannot see a place for attachment of the medal ribbon. I've had it under a glass and the attachment bar for ribbon has not been broken off. I can only assume this example has not been manufactured with one. Scarce medal.
SUBMARINE INSIGNIA by Thornton SUBMARINE INSIGNIA & SUBMARINE SERVICES OF THE WORLD by Thornton . 1997 . 154 pages with profuse colour illustrations of insignia.
T / RE / Northumbrian brass shoulder title In good complete condition.
Tag Der Arbeit 1934 tinnie Good complete condition with maker marks to reverse.
Tag Der Arbeit 1935 tinnie Good complete condition with maker to reverse.
THE 9th - ROYAL ENGINEERS PARACHUTE ENGINEERS UNIT by Purves THE 9th - ROYAL ENGINEERS PARACHUTE ENGINEERS UNIT by Purves . Hardback published 1988 . SIGNED BY AUTHOR . Packed with illustrations . Some nicks to dustwrapper o/w good condition
THE ART OF THE SAMURAI by Baird & Smith THE ART OF THE SAMURAI by Baird & Smith . National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside, 1996 . 32 pages, profuse illustrations , softback. As new condition.
THE BRUNEVAL RAID by Millar 1974 THE BRUNEVAL RAID - FLASHPOINT OF THE RADAR WAR by Millar 1974 . 206 pages , many illustrations . Good condition with some marks .
THE COMMANDOS D-DAY & AFTER by Gilchrist DONT CRY FOR ME - THE COMMANDOS D-DAY & AFTER by Gilchrist . 1982 . 192 pages , illustrated. Ex library well used .
THE DEVILS BIRTHDAY - THE BRIDGES TO ARNHEM 1944 by Powell THE DEVILS BIRTHDAY - THE BRIDGES TO ARNHEM 1944 by Powell . 1984 . 276 pages many illustrations . Very good condition.
THE GREY GOOSE OF ARNHEM by Heaps THE GREY GOOSE OF ARNHEM by Heaps . 245 pages , many illustrations . Ex library , well used condition.
THE LONDON KNIFE BOOK 1820-1945 by Flook THE LONDON KNIFE BOOK 1820-1945 by Flook . Published 2008 , hardback, 230 pages, profusely illustrated. Very good unused condition.
THE LUGER PISTOL by F Datig THE LUGER PISTOL - ITS HISTORY & DEVELOPMENT FROM 1893 - 1945 by F Datig . 1962 revised & enlarged edition of this classic work. 328 pages profusely illustrated. Some wear and chips to dustwrapper o/w in good used condition.
THE PARAS by J Parker 2000 THE PARAS by J Parker 2000 . A general history . Very good used condition.
THE PLUG BAYONET by Evans THE PLUG BAYONET by Evans , published 2002 , signed by author. Hardback 263 pages , profusely illustrated. Very good unused condition.
THE RED DEVILS - BRUNEVAL TO THE FALKLANDS by G G Norton THE RED DEVILS - BRUNEVAL TO THE FALKLANDS by G G Norton . 1984. 310 pages , many illustrations. Very good used condition.
Tribal ARROW QUIVER Antique QUIVER , not sure where in the world it originates ... 36 cm long , 6 cm diameter . Wooden body , lid and base from leather as is the carrying strap . Very good old example,
TUAREG TAKOUBA SWORD TUAREG TAKOUBA BROADSWORD is the traditional weapon of the Tuaregs and other peoples of the Sahel region . This one is in good condition in its correct scabbard. Overall length 37 inches . Blade length 32 inches . Armourers marks to blade . A nice example
Tyne Electrical Engineers formation sign Yellow on black, details highlighted in white blanco.
Unique D-Day Killed In Action Parachute Regiment Airborne Forces’ steel helmet More pictures.
Unique D-Day Killed In Action Parachute Regiment Airborne Forces’ steel helmet Very rare opportunity to acquire a D-Day used helmet being the former property of Private Arnold Hargreaves of 13th Battalion who was killed in action on D-Day. BMB made, size 7 1/8, dated 1943. Early yellow sorbo rubber padding, early stitched not riveted straps and original helmet net to exterior which has now fused to the helmet and cannot be removed. Chin cup named to ‘A Hargreaves’. Found in a farm in Normandy in the 1970s. Airborne Forces steel helmets with their original nets are very difficult to find, and being named with D-Day provenance puts this amongst the best. Not much is known concerning what killed Private Hargreaves but some think he was part of a group of Parachute Regiment soldiers which were captured on D-Day and executed that same day by Karl Finkenrath who was himself later tried and executed for war crimes. This link provides some information http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads/paratroopers-murdered-in-herouvillette.17653/ Information on Para Data site. Private Hargreaves is buried at Ranville War Cemetery.
Unique D-Day Killed In Action Parachute Regiment Airborne Forces’ steel helmet More pictures.
Unusual enamelled ON NATIONAL SERVICE PHOENIX BADGE Unusual numbered 'ON NATIONAL SERVICE' PHOENIX badge , 25 mm diameter enamelled badge , Very good condition .. By Fattorini
Unusual heavy bladed knife Unusual angled knife for sale . Overall length across the bend is 12 inches. Blade length 6 inches. Heavy blade. No markings, no scabbard.
Unusual SORBO LINED TOMMY HELMET Unusual SORBO LINED TOMMY HELMET .It is complete with its correct chinstrap but one half is missing ( see pics ). These helmets were sold to factory ARP units during WW2 and are rather scarce . It has its original wartime paint finish . Note the unique folding under of the rim .
US MARINE CORPS SCOUT SNIPER - WW2 & KOREA US MARINE CORPS SCOUT SNIPER - WW2 & KOREA' The definitive book on the subject. 'US MARINE CORPS SCOUT SNIPER - WW2 & KOREA' by Peter R Senich . Large format 230 pages, profusely illustrated . Published in 1993 by Paladin Press and now long out of print , this is a very difficult book to find .. especially in this MINT condition .... the example you will receive is still in in its shrink wrapper . Covers : SHARPSHOOTERS BETWEEN THE WARS ; SNIPER EQUIPMENT ; TARGET SCOPES FOR SNIPERS ; SNIPER ISSUE - MATCH GRADE SYSTEM ; RIFLESCOPES IN ACTION - PROBLEMS IN THE FIELD ; THE BOLT ACTION SNIPER RIFLE - END OF AN ERA ; THE TARGET TELESCOPE ; TELESCOPIC SIGHTS - THE M1 RIFLES ; SCOUT SNIPER TRAINING ; THE JAPANESE APPROACH TO SNIPING ; SCOUT SNIPER COMBAT EXPERIENCES ; SPECIAL EQUIPMENT etc etc
USE OF TOGGLE ROPES Feb 1944 A facsimile of a very rare WW2 ' unit produced ' training manual : USE OF TOGGLE ROPES by Sgt J Liddle , 22nd Training Bn Royal Marines Feb 1944 .The original was a poorly produced item done on a Roneo duplicating machine and hence this facsimile taken directly from an original , also suffers from poor reproduction quality ... neverthess it is readable though faint in places . 33 pages and many illustrations .
WITH THE SAS & COMMANDOS IN WW2 by Byrne THE GENERAL SALUTES A SOLDIER - WITH THE SAS & COMMANDOS IN WW2 by Byrne . 1986 . 186 pages , illustrated . Very good condition .
WW1 1914 Mons star clasp Original clasp 5th August - 22nd November 1914.
WW1 British Tank cloth arm badge Rare and hard to find First World War era cloth Tank badge worn on the arm. Interesting variant of this badge which when usually encountered is the later type.
WW1 German Iron Cross ring possibly trench made Interesting crude Iron Cross ring. Size is small but cut out in ring makes it slightly adjustable. Shows plenty of wear. Cross measures 2cm across.
WW1 Pattern 1905 JACK KNIFE by J Rodgers & Sons WW1 Pattern 1905 JACK KNIFE by J Rodgers & Sons . Spring to blade and can opener very strong but to the spike it is weak. Large chip out of scales on one side . Dated 1937
WW1 Pattern 1905 JACK KNIFE by Thomas Turner WW1 Pattern 1905 JACK KNIFE by Thomas Turner Copper bale missing , some cracks and chips to the scales , but generally good with very strong spring
WW1 Pattern 1905 JACK KNIFE by WADE & BUTCHER WW1 Pattern 1905 JACK KNIFE by WADE & BUTCHER ... relic condition , as seen
WW1 Royal Flying Corps Pilots’ wing Very finely embroidered elegant example with the correct 11 feathers to each side. These have seen some use and are uniform removed but in very good condition. These are 100 years old!
WW1 Royal Flying Corps Pilots’ wing Very nicely embroidered elegant example with the correct 11 feathers to each side. Wreath is a pale green with details on Crown picked out in the same colour. These have seen some use and are uniform removed but in very good condition. Paper type backing. These are 100 years old!
WW1 Sam Browne belt and cross strap 1915 dated Good condition with Walsall maker and dated 1915.
WW1 TANK HOTCHKISS MACHINE GUN AMMO BOX WW1 HOTCHKISS MACHINE GUN BELT AMMO BOX for TANK .
WW2 DANISH PROPAGANDA 'CHURCHILL''S CLOCK' Unusual piece of Danish propaganda in the form of a booklet of cartoons in the shape of a pocket watch ,, 20 pages , well used and with some loose pages and sello repair to hinge , but its all there . 4 inch diameter .
WW2 10th Battalion Parachute Regiment lanyard Hard to find example. Double twist dark red and single twist blue. Both ends intact and complete with brass fastener. Good order but showing age and use. Rare piece.
WW2 15th Scottish Division formation sign Good printed example with battledress blouse backing.
WW2 1940 pattern Battledress blouse Good but used example, looks like date is 1942 but hard to read. All buttons and fixings present, one contemporary repair to left pocket. Size 3. Insignia removed from arms.
WW2 1944 dated black beret As used by Armoured and Tank troops. One brass grommet missing from air vents otherwise very good condition. Issued stamp for 1944.
WW2 1st Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles red beret cap badge Small silver cap badge worn on the red beret by Officers and some NCOs of the Airlanding Battalion on their red beret.
WW2 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade Arnhem combat group Rare and hard to find grouping to Lance Sergeant Stanislaw Kierzun Of 2nd Battalion. Correctly numbered Parachute qualification badge numbered 3830 with combat wreath 860. Kirkwood spinner. Together with Polish war medal, Cross of Valour and commemorative Arnhem medal.
WW2 21st Armoured Brigade / Royal Tank Regiment combination Very attractive cloth formation sign combination on khaki drill shoulder epaulette. Fought in North Africa and Italy. Lovely used condition.
WW2 25th Indian Infantry Division Printed example in ‘been there’ removed from uniform condition.
WW2 31st Independent Infantry Brigade / 1st Air Landing Brigade Rare matching pair of early cloth formation signs for this unit which was the forerunner of the 1st Air Landing Brigade. Very good removed from uniform condition. This is from a large lot of items belonging to the late Major Thomas Ian Jodrell Toler. He served with distinction throughout WW2 being evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940, then becoming Battery Commander of No 1 Air Landing Anti Tank Battery in 1942 and then commanding B Squadron No 1 Wing Glider Pilot Regiment in the Normandy, Arnhem and Rhine campaigns. He successfully swam the Rhine after escaping from Arnhem and was awarded the DFC for his actions. An excellent opportunity to own a real piece of our military history.
WW2 31st Independent Infantry Brigade / 1st Air Landing Brigade Rare matching pair of early cloth formation signs for this unit which was the forerunner of the 1st Air Landing Brigade. Very good removed from uniform condition. These are of the smaller than standard size type. This is from a large lot of items belonging to the late Major Thomas Ian Jodrell Toler. He served with distinction throughout WW2 being evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940, then becoming Battery Commander of No 1 Air Landing Anti Tank Battery in 1942 and then commanding B Squadron No 1 Wing Glider Pilot Regiment in the Normandy, Arnhem and Rhine campaigns. He successfully swam the Rhine after escaping from Arnhem and was awarded the DFC for his actions. An excellent opportunity to own a real piece of our military history.
WW2 36th Infantry Division formation sign Good locally made example removed from uniform.
WW2 3rd Anti-Aircraft Division formation signs Matching painted formation signs. Very good condition.
WW2 3rd Battalion Parachute Regiment sew on epaulette tapes Matching red pair of sew on epaulette tapes as worn by 3 Para.
WW2 46th Infantry Division formation signs Perfect matching pair of embroidered cloth formation signs. Saw action in North Africa and Italy.
WW2 49th West Riding Infantry Division formation sign Printed example. Removed from the souvenir scarf of a WW2 Cheshire Regiment veteran. He collected the badges during his service. He drove a Bren gun carrier in North Africa and participated in the Battle of Anzio and went on to fight in NW Europe.
WW2 52nd (Lowland) Division formation sign Nice complete set consisting of larger type printed shield and good quality embroidered Mountain tab with paper backing.
WW2 56th Recce Regt killed in action group Emotive group to Trooper Rubbins who was killed in action 26th November 1942 in North Africa. Medals include 39/45 star, N Africa star and War medal together with entitlement slip and box of issue to Mrs Rubbins. Group comes with Trooper's cap badge and two letters confirming unit and location of grave. Hard to find.
WW2 5th Battalion Parachute Regiment sew on epaulette tapes Matching pair of sky blue sew on epaulette tapes. Removed from uniform with old threads remaining.
WW2 6th Airborne Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment car badge Rare car badge to this small unit comprising of their cap badge design combining RAC and Parachute Regiment designs (never officially adopted) together with St Christopher motto.
WW2 6th Armoured Division formation sign Left facing printed example. Served in Africa and Italy.
WW2 6th Armoured Division formation signs Perfect matching embroidered pair in good removed from uniform condition.
WW2 6th Battalion Parachute Regiment back flash Black Royal Welch back flash as worn on the back of the battle dress blouse collar by 6th Battalion.
WW2 716 Airborne Light Composite Company RASC release book Complete unresearched release book to Private Roper of the above unit. I haven't seen many release books to Airborne personnel.
WW2 7th Battalion Parachute Regiment sew on epaulette tapes Matching pair of rifle green sew on epaulette tapes. Exactly the same as a pair I had on a blouse a number of years ago. Removed from uniform with old threads remaining.
WW2 8th Army formation signs Very good matching embroidered pair. Appear locally made. Served in the Africa, Sicily and Italy campaigns.
WW2 9th Armoured Division formation signs Matching pair of embroidered cloth formation signs. Very good condition. Disbanded in 1944.
WW2 Airborne Forces formation signs High quality embroidered matching pair removed from uniform. This is from a large lot of items belonging to the late Major Thomas Ian Jodrell Toler. He served with distinction throughout WW2 being evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940, then becoming Battery Commander of No 1 Air Landing Anti Tank Battery in 1942 and then commanding B Squadron No 1 Wing Glider Pilot Regiment in the Normandy, Arnhem and Rhine campaigns. He successfully swam the Rhine after escaping from Arnhem and was awarded the DFC for his actions. An excellent opportunity to own a real piece of our military history.
WW2 Airborne Forces red beret Supak made example, dated 1944 with issue marks for 1944, size 6 7/8, complete with supple leather headband, ribbon intact and grommets in place. Overall very good condition with some storage marks to crown. Hard to find.
WW2 Airborne Officers' Anti-Tank Killed In Action medal group Very nice group of 4 to Captain Saviour of 3 Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery who was KIA on the first day of the Rhine operation 24th March 1945. Medals, condolence slip, and some research.
WW2 Army Air Corps cap badge Solid Crown example in very good order. Worn by Parachute Regiment and Glider Pilots.
WW2 Army Air Corps Cap Badge As worn in the early days by Parachute Regiment and Glider Pilot Regiment throughout the War.
WW2 Army Air Corps Cap Badge As worn in the early days by Parachute Regiment and Glider Pilot Regiment throughout the War.
WW2 Army Air Corps shoulder titles Earlier type, hard to find as a matching pair.
WW2 Army Flying badge/Glider Pilots' wing Excellent example formerly the property of Squadron Sergeant Major Nixon, a veteran of the D-Day Arnhem and Rhine campaigns. Large flat 13cm type with paper backing, used and removed from uniform. Very hard item to find comes with some paperwork, picture and SSM Nixon's account of his time at Arnhem.
WW2 ARP Chief helmet shell Air Raid Precautions Chief helmet shell. No liner and in used condition.
WW2 ARP HAND BELL Brass WW2 ARP HAND BELL , Marked 'ARP' and 'FIDDIAN'. The original clapper has been replaced with a large brass nut but still rings very melodiously !
WW2 Balochistan District formation sign Good locally made embroidered example with backing plate.
WW2 Balochistan District formation signs Good locally made embroidered matching pair both with backing plates.
WW2 British Corporal stripes Original matching pair in very good clean condition. A few pairs available.
WW2 British Corporal stripes Scarce printed pair.
WW2 British housewife named and numbered Lovely used wartime example named and numbered. Ideal for display.
WW2 British issue cigarettes tin Tin example complete with lid. Minor rust to lid.
WW2 British Lance Corporal stripes Original matching pair in very good clean condition. A few pairs available.
WW2 British Lance Corporal stripes Scarce printed pair.
WW2 British War Correspondent shoulder title Very nice bullion on dark green cloth type in good but used condition.
WW2 Cheshire Regiment shoulder title Standard embroidered glue back type. 22 available. Order two for a pair.
WW2 Combined Operations formation sign Excellent gold bullion on black cloth example. Worn by various units including Commando and Special Forces troops.
WW2 Combined Operations formation signs Very good matching printed pair in circle confuguration. Not the more common unused tombstone type, this pair has been removed from uniform and seen action. Hard to find like this.
WW2 Corporal stripes Good matching removed from uniform pair.
WW2 Delhi District formation signs Printed matching pair in very good condition.
WW2 Devon shoulder titles Nice embroidered matching pair.
WW2 Devonshire Regiment Officers’ bronze cap badge Good complete example with blades.
WW2 early pattern battledress trousers perfect and good size! Probably the best pair of battledress trousers I have ever seen. As the expression goes these are stone cold mint condition. No marks, rips, tears, damage or soiling! These have their original label and paper tag. Size 9 for 5’7’’ - 5’8’’ and waist 34 - 35 inches. Dated 1942 and with issue marks for 1942.
WW2 France shoulder title Printed France nationality shoulder title. Removed from uniform. Hard to find.
WW2 Free Belgium cap badge Nice brass cap badge complete with lugs.
WW2 Free French / French SAS / Jedburgh etc cap badge Very rare cap badge highly reproduced and seldom encountered like this with very good provenance. Worn by a variety of French troops including Free French parachutists and French SAS. Standard wartime Parachute Regiment cap badge with Crown removed, this example having been carefully shaped and polished. Good but used condition. Provenance is that this cap badge came with part of group of items belonging to Gordon Dudley of IV Squadron RAF (Army Cooperation Squadron). This Squadron operated in France and Holland in 1944 and took part in special operations such as delivering parachutists and reconnaissance missions. It is believed this cap badge was picked up during Dudley’s service. The last photograph shows his items which are included with this lot; medals, badges, wrist ID and some paperwork.
WW2 Free Netherlands cap badge Gaunt made example in good but used condition.
WW2 Free Netherlands formation sign Embroidered cloth badge worn on the arm. Very good clean condition.
WW2 German 1 Mai 1937 tinnie Maker marked to reverse. Complete with pin.
WW2 German 1 Mai 1939 tinnie Poor condition with maker to reverse.
WW2 German 1st Class Iron Cross L15 maker marked example in good complete condition.
WW2 German 1st Class Iron Cross Non maker marked example in good complete condition.
WW2 German 1st October 1938 commemorative medal Good example complete with ribbon.
WW2 German 1st October 1938 commemorative medal Some discolouration to reverse and ring repaired. No ribbon.
WW2 German 2nd Class Iron Cross Unmarked example without ribbon. Black iron centre undamaged and complete.
WW2 German 2nd Class Iron Cross Unmarked example with ribbon. Black iron centre with two tiny spots of missing paint on reverse otherwise good.
WW2 German 2nd Class Iron Cross Unmarked example without ribbon. Black iron centre undamaged and complete.
WW2 German 2nd Class Iron Cross Unmarked example without ribbon. Black iron centre undamaged and complete, some silver wash to front and back worn off. A nice salty one.
WW2 German 650 Jahrfeier der Schlacht bei Worringen 1288-1938 tinnie Complete with pin and maker marked.
WW2 German Army 12 Year Long Service medal Very good condition complete with ribbon.
WW2 German Army Marksman badge Later model example, fitted on lanyard. Minor scrapes on Swatika. Four prongs to reverse.
WW2 German Army Marksman lanyard Army Marksman Lanyard – Grade II - First Model, circa 1936-1939, Grade II marksmen’s lanyard; total length of approximately 25cm (12 inches), thick, twisted, interwoven bright silvery braid; the top of the lanyard has attached an aluminum shield ( 30x32mm), centering Wehrmacht eagle; slightly worn, in very good/ fine condition.
WW2 German Aviation Department Work Squad pin badge Worn by this civilian unit on their clothes. Quite scarce
WW2 German DAF membership stick pin Reverse marked Ges. Gesch.
WW2 German DRL Sports Badge in Bronze Hensler made piece in good complete condition.
WW2 German DRL Sports Badge in Gold Complete but poor condition as nearly all of gilt finish has disappeared. Maker marked to reverse.
WW2 German Faithful Service Cross 25 years Good but used condition with ribbon.
WW2 German Faithful Service Cross 25 years Good but used condition complete with ribbon.
WW2 German HJ Proficiency badge Silver grade marked M1/35 for Wächtler & Lange. Numbered example. Pin missing.
WW2 German Kriegsmarine breast eagle In gilded aluminum, marked “M” on reverse, 35 mm x 96 mm, horizontal pinback and upward-facing prong, excellent quality, good condition with some signs of service wear.
WW2 German Kriegsmarine cap eagle Good example with one prong missing.
WW2 German Kriegsmarine cap eagle Constructed of gilded aluminum with very fine details on the wings and the eagle’s chest; two prongs on the reverse; unmarked; measuring 65 mm x 26 mm.
WW2 German Kriegsmarine Donald Duck cap eagle Alloy with gilt finish. Maker marked to reverse. Mint condition save for missing pin.
WW2 German Luftschutz 2nd Class medal Good complete condition with ribbon.
WW2 German Luftwaffe breast eagle Nice removed from uniform example.
WW2 German Luftwaffe breast eagle Nice removed from uniform example.
WW2 German Mothers' Cross in bronze Poor condition with no ribbon. Much of enamel has been repainted.
WW2 German Mothers' Cross in bronze Very good condition save for some discolouration on enamel. Half length ribbon in good clean condition.
WW2 German Mothers' Cross in gold miniature Good complete example, slight fading to ribbon.
WW2 German Mothers' Cross in silver Very good condition with 8 inch ribbon. Earlier 2 piece type of better quality. No damage or discolouration.
WW2 German NSDAP Badge M 1/23 indicating Wilhelm Borgas manufacture. Good complete condition with nice aged patina.
WW2 German NSDAP Badge M 1/93 indicating Gottlieb Freidrich Keck & Sohn s manufacture. Good complete condition with nice aged patina.
WW2 German NSDAP Badge M 1/17 indicating Assman & Söhne manufacture. Poor condition.
WW2 German NSDAP flag stick pin Good condition no chips to enamel.
WW2 German NSDAP Political cap eagle 1939 pattern example with RZM and M1/72 for Fritz Zimmermann. Prongs removed.
WW2 German NSDAP Political uniform button Gilt washed, maker marked to reverse.
WW2 German NSDAP Political uniform button Maker marked to reverse.
WW2 German Panzer collar tab skull Very fine example with good weight in very good condition with three prongs to reverse.
WW2 German RAD cap badge Lost colour but complete with prong and maker marked to reverse.
WW2 German RAD Officers' cap badge Nice heavy good quality example profusely stamped to reverse. Very good condition complete with two prongs.
WW2 German Russian Front medal A good but well used example complete with ribbon.
WW2 German Russian Front medal A good but well used example complete with ribbon.
WW2 German SA Sports Badge for Military Wounded Marked M1/100 for Werner Redo manufacture. Bottom catch missing hence price.
WW2 German tinnie Breslau 1935 Sportfest tinnie. Marked marked to reverse. No pin.
WW2 German tinnie 1 Marz 1935 Saar tinnie. Maker marked to reverse with pin.
WW2 German tinnie 1935 Seefahrt Ist Not Marine Sea day tinnie. Maker marked to reverse. Some of pin present.
WW2 German Tropical Pith Helmet badge Nice example with one prong missing.
WW2 German U-Boat badge Strong die cast zinc Friedrich Orth made example with good details. Catch and pin removed.
WW2 German War Merit Cross 2nd Class with swords Later zinc issue with ribbon.
WW2 German War Merit Cross 2nd Class with swords Later zinc issue without ribbon.
WW2 German War Merit Cross 2nd Class with swords Earlier bronze issue with ribbon.
WW2 German War Merit Cross 2nd Class with swords Later zinc issue with ribbon.
WW2 German War Merit Cross 2nd Class without swords Earlier bronze example in used condition with ribbon.
WW2 German War Merit Cross 2nd Class without swords Earlier bronze example in fine condition with ribbon.
WW2 German War Merit Cross 2nd Class without swords Some damage to front complete with ribbon.
WW2 German War Merit medal Early bronze issue with ribbon.
WW2 German West Wall medal With ribbon.
WW2 German West Wall medal With ribbon.
WW2 German Wound badge In black with one part of catch missing.
WW2 German Wound badge Unmarked example in gold missing pin and catch and with some damage to reverse.
WW2 Glider Troops qualification badge Very good example in good order.
WW2 Home Guard shoulder title Painted example. Removed from the souvenir scarf of a WW2 Cheshire Regiment veteran. He collected the badges during his service. He drove a Bren gun carrier in North Africa and participated in the Battle of Anzio and went on to fight in NW Europe.
WW2 Indian / Far East Major rank pips Locally made matching pair.
WW2 Indian / Far East Major rank pips Locally made matching pair with dark blue backing.
WW2 Intelligence Corps plastic economy cap badge Perfect condition with blades, no distortion.
WW2 Italian 1941 Liberation of Dalmatia medal Very good condition, ribbon missing.
WW2 King’s Royal Rifle Corps printed slip on shoulder titles Matching pair, tabs missing from reverse.
WW2 KOSB Cap Badge Wartime white metal KOSB cap badge.
WW2 Kreigsmarine Officers' breast eagle Nice quality example showing plenty of use and sadly some moth damage to base which has only eaten slightly into the black badge backing.. This is what I'd call a salty example!
WW2 Leicestershire shoulder title Embroidered example.
WW2 Lincolnshire Home Guard formation sign Printed Imp cloth formation sign worn by Lincolnshire Home Guard Battalions in good removed from condition.
WW2 Local Defence Volunteers armband Original early war printed LDV armband. Good condition.
WW2 Luftwaffe cap cockade and wreath Worn condition with only one prong present.
WW2 Luftwaffe Civilian Technician cap badge Marked Ges. Gesch. to reverse. Two prongs missing.
WW2 Luftwaffe Flight EM's Shoulder Straps Very good matching pair with no damage.
WW2 Non Combatant Corps slip on shoulder title / epaulette rank slide Rare NCC embroidered on rank slide with red stripe.
WW2 Northern Command formation sign Printed example. Removed from the souvenir scarf of a WW2 Cheshire Regiment veteran. He collected the badges during his service. He drove a Bren gun carrier in North Africa and participated in the Battle of Anzio and went on to fight in NW Europe.
WW2 PARA PERSONAL A/C BRIGADIER PEARSON A FIERCE QUALITY - THE FIGHTING LIFE OF BRIGADIER ALISTAIR PEARSON DSO, MC by Julian James 1989 . 134 pages 12 illustrations .3 maps. Very good condition
WW2 parachute lightbulb badge Very nice used example removed from uniform. Hard to find like this.
WW2 parachute qualification badge UK made type higher quality embroidered example. Nice removed from uniform.
WW2 parachute qualification badge Wartime wing on light backing for tropical wear.
WW2 parachute qualification badge Lightbulb cloth badge for those parachute trained troops not serving and/or not having served in a parachute unit. 7 original pieces available all in very good condition.
WW2 parachute qualification badge White parachute and blue wings on black backing. Nicely embroidered and in very good condition.
WW2 Parachute Regiment Cap Badge Standard wartime white metal example with lugs.
WW2 Parachute shoulder titles Slightly later machine embroidered type in serifs style.
WW2 Pegasus / Airborne strip set All matching set appears to have been removed from the same uniform. Very hard to find like this.
WW2 Pioneer Corps plastic economy cap badge Stanley & Sons marked. Complete condition with blades.
WW2 Polish 8th Army formation sign Typical type made for Polish troops serving in the Mediterranean theatre. Good bullion example.
WW2 RAF OFFICERS SIDECAP dated 1944 WW2 RAF OFFICERS SIDECAP dated 1944 , made by Collett Ltd of London .WD marked . Outside clean and good condition but there is a half inch moth graze to the front right side and a couple of tiny moth holes to the rear left side .
WW2 RAF Pilots' wing Lovely early Battle of Britain era example. Elegantly styled wings and very thickly padded. Good condition.
WW2 RAF Pilots’ wings cut from tropical uniform Very nice ‘been there’ example of wartime Pilots’ wings on rectangle of KD material.
WW2 RAF tropical shoulder badges Matching pair of embroidered tropical shoulder badges for RAF.
WW2 RAF tropical sleeve eagle Printed example. Removed from the souvenir scarf of a WW2 Cheshire Regiment veteran. He collected the badges during his service. He drove a Bren gun carrier in North Africa and participated in the Battle of Anzio and went on to fight in NW Europe.
WW2 RAMC shoulder title Embroidered example.
WW2 RASC 1943 red beret If you’re after a used and been there example this is it. British Beret Basque made, 1943 dated, correct issue N for 1943 date letter. Leather band has sustained a little damage and there is a small tear in the beret cloth just above the cap badge which has clearly sat there for what will be for nearly 80 years. Hard to find like this.
WW2 RASC Airborne Air Despatch formation sign Left facing wartime printed formation sign not to be confused with the slightly different post war type.
WW2 RATION CARD IN SPECIAL COVER WW2 RATION CARD IN SCARCE SPECIAL COVER . Ration card part used , cover made from an oilcloth type material.
WW2 Recce arm of service strip Single good example.
WW2 Reconnaisance Corps cap badge Standard brass example in good complete condition with lugs and split pin.
WW2 Reconnaissance Corps wristband Interesting Recce Corps ID wristband. Metal disc with Recce Corps colours on leather wrist strap.
WW2 Reconnaissance shoulder title Single printed example in used condition.
WW2 Reconnaissance shoulder title Very nicely embroidered type. 26 pieces available. Order 2 for a pair.
WW2 Reconnaissance shoulder title Scarce printed shoulder title.
WW2 Reconnaissance shoulder titles Very rare and hard to find matching printed pair removed from uniform.
WW2 Reconnaissance shoulder titles Nice used matching embroidered pair.
WW2 REME shoulder titles Matching embroidered pair, removed from uniform.
WW2 REME shoulder titles Matching printed pair in very good condition.
WW2 REME shoulder titles Printed matching pair.
WW2 Rifle Brigade printed cloth slip on shoulder titles Matching pair, tabs missing from reverse.
WW2 Royal Army Medical Corps shoulder title Unofficial serifs type in good condition.
WW2 Royal Artillery Officers’ bronze Gaunt made cap badge Good condition, complete with slider. Gaunt marked.
WW2 Royal Corps of Signals shoulder title Unofficial embroidered type. 10 pieces available. Order 2 for a pair.
WW2 ROYAL NAVY PETTY OFFICERS CAP WW2 ROYAL NAVY PETTY OFFICERS CAP very good condition but the leather sweat band has been removed
WW2 Royal Signals cap badge King's Crown bi metal example complete with slider.
WW2 Royal Signals sweetheart badge Enamel badge on silver bar complete with pin.
WW2 Royal Ulster Rifles shoulder title Single embroidered example.
WW2 Sergeant rank stripes Scarce printed matching printed pair.
WW2 South Stafford shoulder titles Very nice matching embroidered pair. Hard to find.
WW2 South Staffordshire cap badge Good complete condition with slider.
WW2 Special Air Service beret badge Perfect late war / 1944 type badge. Very nicely embroidered flat pieces with paper backing. The best I have seen of this type. Two available both in very good clean condition. Price is for each badge now only one left.
WW2 Special Air Service qualification wing Rare mid War example not to be confused with the common 1944 type or the UK made type with pink centre which appears more frequently. Nicely padded with hessian type black backing. Removed from uniform.
WW2 Special Proficiency trade badge Embroidered example. Removed from the souvenir scarf of a WW2 Cheshire Regiment veteran. He collected the badges during his service. He drove a Bren gun carrier in North Africa and participated in the Battle of Anzio and went on to fight in NW Europe.
WW2 Sussex and Surrey District formation signs Matching pair of painted cloth formation signs.
WW2 white lanyard As worn by a variety of units. Good condition showing age.
WW2 WO2/CSM etc rank badges Very nice embroidered padded matching pair. These are surprisingly difficult to find like this!
WW2 XXX Corps formation signs Unusual locally made pieces in very good condition.
X TROOP - No 10 Commando - THE UNKNOWN WARRIOR by Leasor THE UNKNOWN WARRIOR by Leasor . 1980 . 264 pages . Good used condition.