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WW2 British RAF WAR ECONOMY Field Service Side Cap With Plastic Cap Badge and Buttons. Sn 10250 - 10250
An original WW2 British Royal Air Force Field Service Side Cap With War Economy Plastic Cap Badge and buttons.The Blue Serge RAF side cap is in excellent clean undamaged condition. It has original black plastic WW2 economy buttons with embossed 'Crown and Eagle' and is mounted with it's original economy RAF badge with laurel wreath and King's Crown. The inside of the cap has it's original headband and lining. The Cap is approx UK size 6. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 10250
£225.00

Post 1901, Home Service Pattern, Scottish, 1st Forfarshire Volunteer Artillery Blue Cloth Helmet With Ball Top Mount Marked Patent 23092 & Regulation Cork Helmet . Sn 10249. - 10249
The 1st Artillery Volunteer Corps in Forfar was originally formed at Arbroath in Scotland in 1859. In 1880 the Brigade became the 1st Forfar Artillery Volunteers. In 1908, as a result of the re-organisation of the Territorial Force, they became part of the North Scottish Royal Garrison Artillery and a Battery of the 210 Highland Brigade Royal Field Artillery. This is an excellent Post 1901 Ball topped 1878 Pattern Home Service blue cloth helmet to the Forfarshire Volunteer Artillery. It has metal cross piece, ball top and rose bosses supporting link chin chain. The front of the helmet bears the impressive A Post 1901 white metal Helmet Plate of the 1st Forfarshire Volunteer Artillery. The plate has the King's Crown, Royal Arms, with scroll below inscribed “1st” over an artillery piece resting on a scroll “Forfarshire Volunteer Artllery”. The helmet plate is original with correct lug mounts. The helmet is complete with leather sweatband, stitched panel lining and red material with draw string (some of the hem stitching of the red material has perished with age but this could easily be repaired). The lining blue ink stamp 'Patent 23092' together with contemporary hand written pencil mark '6 9/8' (possibly size). The crown of the helmet has a lovely leather label embossed in gold 'Regulation Cork Helmet' (illustrated). It is approx. UK size 6 1/2 - 7. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 10249
£795.00

Original, WW2 Era, 1935 Pattern Polish Army Mechanized Troops & National Honour Guard Rogatywka Garrison Cap. Sn 10254 - 10254
"Rogatywka" is the Polish name for an asymmetrical, peaked,four-pointed military cap. "Rog" is a derivative of the word and means "horn". No other army in the world has such a cap. Specific skull band colours have specific Unit / Regiment designations. This is an excellent original Polish Army 1935 Pattern Rogatywka. It's khaki green serge body, patent leather brim with correct white metal rim, leather chin strap with buckle, green vented leather sweatband liner and quilted skull liner are all clean and undamaged. The cap has a dark blue cloth headband which indicates issue to Mechanized Troops & The National Honour Guard and is mounted with the silver bullion Polish Eagle Insignia mounted on green material backing. The lining has a manufacturer's embroided label 'Modus' and ink stamped size '56' protected by a clear plastic stitched panel. It also has a red ink stamp '103'. The inside of the sweatband has contemporary hand written ink initials 'MR'. The cap is approx. UK size 6 1/2 - 7. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 10254
£225.00

Original, WW2 Era, 1939 Pattern Polish Army Rogatywka Garrison Cap With Artillery, Anti Aircraft / Rocket Unit Master Sergeant's Insignia. Sn 10261 - 10261
"Rogatywka" is the Polish name for an asymmetrical, peaked,four-pointed military cap. "Rog" is a derivative of the word and means "horn". No other army in the world has such a cap. Specific skull band colours have specific meanings Unit / Regiment designations. This is an excellent original Polish Army 1939 Pattern Rogatywka. It's khaki green material body, patent leather brim, leather chin strap with buckle, green vented leather sweatband liner and quilted skull liner are all clean and undamaged. The cap has the dark green cloth headband which indicates issue to Anti Aircraft, Artillery or Rocket Units and is mounted with the metal Polish Eagle Insignia above the silver bullion rank insignia of 'Sierzant Sztabowy' (Master Sergeant). The lining has a manufacturer's embroided label 'Modus' and ink stamped size '55' protected by a clear plastic stitched panel. The inside of the sweatband has unreadable blue ink lettering. The cap is approx. UK size 6 1/2 - 7 Price includes UK delivery. Sn 10261
£195.00

VERY SCARCE, WW2 British Special Forces Overseas Service Tropical Solar Topee Helmet With 33 Indian Corps Formation Patch. Sn 10207 - 10207
The 33 Indian Corps was raised in November 1942 from Indian Tank and Infantry Units and formed an amphibious expeditionary force which between April 1944 and May 1945 liberated 55,500 square miles of enemy occupied territory. Their formation patch was designed to include a trident to represent the Royal Navy, a sword for the Army and 'wings' of the RAF (see pages 75 & 76 of Formation Badges Of WW2 by Cole). This is an excellent original British WW2 Special Forces Overseas Service Tropical Solar Topee Helmet to the 33 Indian Corps. It's khaki canvas cover is undamaged. It has it's original khaki head band 'Pagri' & vented top mount. The left side of the helmet has it's original 33 Indian Corps formation patch. It is complete with leather sweatband and original foil liner. The foil lining is perished in places consistent with age and service wear. All other material and stitching of the helmet, sweatband an chinstrap are clean and undamaged. It has original brass chin strap hooks. The crown of the helmet has the correct brass vent. The sweatband has ink printed letters 'P W' and number '90'. Price for this WW2 Special Forces helmet includes UK delivery. Sn 10207
£395.00

Original Korean War Era Rear Seam, American U.S. Airborne Combat/ Jump Helmet With Painted Formation Markings & 1953 Dated 'ABL' Marked Liner. HE 843. - HE 843
This is an original American U.S. Airborne Korean War Era rear seam combat helmet. It retains it's original olive green paint finish and has contemporary 'spade' formation markings to the left and right sides. The helmet has no dents. It is fitted with it's original Airborne liner with leather and webbing chin straps and Leather 'jump' chin cup. The straps and liner are clean and in excellent condition. The liner has an ink stamp 'ABL' and is dated 1953. The webbing has numerous ink letters and numbers. It is approx UK size 7 1/2. As with all of our stock this helmet is guaranteed 100% genuine and original. HE 843
£275.00

French Model 1882, WW1 Era Cuirassier Cavalry Regiment Helmet With Plume & Horse Hair Mane Manufacturer marked By G. Helbronner & Franck, Paris . Sn 9970 - 9970
An excellent WW1 Era French Model 1882 Cuirassier Cavalry Regiment Helmet. The helmet has a white metal skull, brass peak binding, ear to ear wreath with grenade to the centre. The white metal of the skull has some tarnishing to small areas consistent with age. It has leather backed scales chin strap and ornate ear roundels one of which is Stamped by the manufacturer 'B. Franck, Paris'. The rear of the helmet is marked by the manufacturer 'G. Helbronner' together with number '59' and small ' Star with letter C'. It has a superb Medusa head finial and removable red Ostrich feather plume to the left side. It also has a plaited black horse hair falling mane. The exterior of the helmet has just light service wear. We have left it in it's original uncleaned, as found condition. Proffessionally cleaned this impressive helmet would have an even greater dramatic appearance. The helmet is complete with cloth liner which is undamaged and has just the service wear to be expected. It is approx UK size 6 1/2. Price for this impressive helmet includes UK delivery. Sn 9970
£1,450.00

WW2 1942 British Overseas Service Tropical Solar Topee Helmet With Formation Patch By Moores London WD Marked. HE 840 - HE 840
This is an original WW2 British Overseas Service Tropical Solar Topee Helmet. It's cover is undamaged. It has it's original leather head band & vented top mount. The left side of the helmet has it's original red formation mark. It is complete with leather sweatband which is WD marked and size '6 5/8' and dated '1942'. It also has it's original foil liner which has service wear. It has brass chin strap hooks. The sweatband is also marked by the manufacturer 'Moores London'. Price includes UK delivery. HE 840
£195.00

WW2 French Infantry 1926 Pattern Adrian Combat Helmet, 9 point Liner & Badge. HE 838. - HE 838
This is a WW2 French Infantry 1926 Pattern 'Adrian' Combat Helmet complete with it's original 9 point liner, chinstrap and 'DP' with ignited grenade badge. The liner is stamped with an ink '58' roundel (it is approx UK size 7). The helmet differs from the WW1 design by being stamped from 1 piece of Steel and having a series of small ventilation holes in the crown instead of a single large hole which was viewed as a weak point of the old design. It retains it's original finish and is an excellent example of this pattern of French helmet. Price includes UK delivery. HE 838
£195.00

WW1 C1915 British 1st Pattern 1st Type Brodie 'Raw Edge' Combat Helmet With Number '1' Formation Mark. HE 837 - HE 837
The Brodie helmet was a steel combat helmet designed and patented in 1915 by Englishman John Leopold Brodie. Brodie's design had a shallow circular crown with a wide brim around the edge, a leather liner, and a leather chinstrap. The helmet's "soup bowl" shape was designed to protect the wearer's head and shoulders from shrapnel shell projectiles bursting from above the trenches. The design allowed the use of relatively thick steel that could be formed in a single pressing while maintaining the helmet's thickness. This 1915 WW1 Brodie helmet has the correct 'raw edge' (later MkII Brodies had a turned edge) and has it's original sweatband and leather adjustable chin strap with buckle. The chinstrap bales are secured by the correct split pins. The padded crown has the correct single rivet. The helmet retains much of it's original finish. The rim of the helmet is stamped with partially visible marks (illustraed) and the front has it's original yellow number '1' formation mark. Price includes UK delivery. HE 837
£495.00
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