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Korean War 1953 British 3rd Pattern Paratroopers Airborne Jump Helmet By E.B. With Liner & Chin Strap. Sn 15593 - 15593
This is an excellent, complete, original Korean War 1953 dated 3rd Pattern British Paratroopers Jump Helmet (see pages 152 & 153 of British Airborne Headdress By Fischer & Lock). 3rd pattern Jump Helmets were manufactured from 1943 and featured a manganese steel shell with webbing liner & leather chin cup. They 1st saw action on June 6th 1944 for the Normandy Invasion and later saw service in the Korean war. This helmet has just one shallow dent (1” diameter) which can be seen in image 3. Its original green paint has just the scuffs to be expected with age and service use. It has the correct webbing liner & chinstrap with leather cup. The leather sweatband is date stamped '1953' together with manufacturer's mark 'E.B' & size '7 1/8'. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15593

British Pattern 1887 Early MK I Sword bayonet & Scabbard. BAYO 306 - BAYO 306
This is an early MK I Pattern 1887 sword bayonet newly made by Enfield in 1887 and not a converted 1886 Pattern. The blade has a fuller on each side and carries a Crown over "V.R." and the date "87" (1887). The other side of the blade carries the broad arrow over WD and an inspection stamp. The top edge of the blade also carries 2 inspection stamps. The grips are the first pattern knurled leather type, held by 4 steel rivets. The pommel carries N.E.P. over 8627 which is an unknown regimental marking. The scabbard is the standard steel mounted black leather type and the mouth of the scabbard carries the stamping FA800 and 265. See Skennerton's Bayonet Book, Pages 160 to 163 item B205. The price includes U.K. delivery. Sn. BAYO 306

Post WW2 British Camouflaged ‘Old Pattern’ Paratroopers/ Airborne Denison Smock By Smith & Co Derby. Sn 15595 - 15595
This is an original, British Camouflaged Old Pattern Para Denison Smock made Post WW2. It has elasticated cuffs, tail flap with stud fasteners and neck zip fastener. Inside the body has its original label stamped 'Para Smock Old Pattern Size Medium'. It also has the manufacturer detail 'James Smith & Co Derby Ltd'. All material and stitching is undamaged and all zips and stud fasteners are present and work perfectly. The smock would fit up to approx UK size 42" Chest. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 15595

WW2 1944 Dated 1907 Pattern, Australian, Lithgow, Bayonet And Scabbard. BAYO 308 - BAYO 308
This is an excellent Australian, WW2 1944 dated Pattern 1907 bayonet for the SMLE rifle complete with its scabbard. The blade of the bayonet is stamped by the manufacturer MA over 190 over 1 (Munitions Australia, the code for Lithgow) and 1 44 (January 1944). The other side of the blade is stamped XOA. OA is the Orange satellite factory that made the bayonets from July 1942 onwards. X is a bend test mark which signified that the blade steel temper was within specification. The wooden grips are stamped SLAZ46 (Slazenger Sports Goods, 1946) denoting post war refurbishment. The bayonet is complete with its original steel mounted leather scabbard which is stamped OA on the chape which is the code for the Orange satellite of Lithgow. The leather scabbard near the stitching is stamped MANGROVITE 44 (Mangrovite Belting Ltd, Australia, 1944 date). All stitching and leather of the scabbard are intact. Price for this excellent nicely marked Australian, Lithgow, Bayonet with Scabbard includes UK delivery. BAYO 308

WW2 British Tommy Combat Helmet With Royal Artillery ‘Red & Blue’ Diamond Painted Formation Mark, Oil Cloth Liner & Chin Strap. Sn 15594:1 - 15594:1
This is an excellent condition, complete, original, WW2, steel 'Tommy' Combat helmet worn by British Infantry. This helmet has all of its original olive green camo paint and the front has its original Royal Artillery ‘Red & Blue’ Diamond Painted Formation Insignia. There are no visible manufacturer or date stamps on the rim of the helmet but they may be present under the paint. The crown of the helmet has red hand painted letters and numbers which appears to be ‘JK239’ . It has its complete oil cloth sweat band & sprung webbing chinstrap all of which are intact. The helmet has the correct chin strap bales. The helmet is approx. UK size 6 1/2. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15594:1

WW2 British 8th Army North Africa ‘Desert Rats’ Sand Camouflage Tommy Combat Helmet With Oil Cloth Liner & Chin Strap. Sn 15594:2 - 15594:2
This is an excellent condition, complete, original, WW2, steel 'Tommy' Combat helmet worn by British Infantry. This helmet has its original rough texture sand camo paint as worn by the 8th Army in the North African campaign (the 8th Army was commanded by British Army officers, however its personnel came from Britain & throughout the British Empire and Commonwealth; exiles from German-occupied Europe and units from Australia, British India, Canada, Free French Forces, Greece, New Zealand, Poland, Rhodesia & South Africa). The inner rim of the helmet is stamped ‘SSP’. It has its complete oil cloth sweat band & sprung webbing chinstrap all of which are intact. The helmet has the correct chin strap bales. The helmet is approx. UK size 6 1/2. The Price for this excellent WW2 8th Army Combat helmet includes UK delivery. Sn 15594:2

Original Victorian British WD Officer’s Steel Multi-Tool For Enfield Rifles. A 617 - A 617
These tools were carried by Victorian British Officer’s to assist in maintaining / repairing Enfield service rifles. Made of steel, the tool dismantles as it should. The tool has WD arrow and ordnance inspection marks. Fully assembled the tool measures 7 ¼” x 4 ¼”. The price for this quality tool includes UK delivery. A 617

Mid 1800's English, Harcourt & Co (Suffolk),Transitional Bar Hammer .400 Calibre, 6 Shot Cap & Ball Revolver With Rifled Octagonal Barrel & Brass Frame. Sn 15603 - 15603
Henry Harcourt was an English Suffolk based Gunmaker recorded at North Street Sudbury 1826-1830, King Street 1838-1844 and 2 Friars Street 1845-1869 (see page 238 of British Gunmakers Vol 2 by Brown). This is an excellent Mid 1800's transitional bar hammer 6 shot revolver made during the transition from pepperbox revolving barrel cluster pistols to fixed barrel, rotating cylinder pistols. Our example measures 12" overall with a 5 ½” octagonal rifled barrel. The barrel’s bore is clean with crisp well defined deep cut rifling. The brass action, grip frame, butt, steel hammer and steel trigger guard have foliate engraved decoration and it has its original walnut grip. The action is signed on one side ‘Harcourt & Co’ (most likely a company named used by Henry Harcourt). The barrel and cylinder have proof / inspection marks. The pistol's bar hammer firing mechanism works perfectly. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique bar hammer pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 15603

SOLD SOLD (16/06) WW2 Era German Nazi Third Reich Dagger & Sword Belt Hanger. Sn 15601 - 15601
This original Third Reich era dark brown leather belt hanger for Nazi daggers and swords. The hanger measures 8 ½” overall length including hanging ring as illustrated. The length can be shortened by 2” using the nickel plated brass stud and eyelets of the hanger. The top of the hanger has its original nickel plated steel ‘D’ ring and the bottom section has its original nickel plated steel sprung clasp. The nickel plating on the metal work has areas of wear consistent with age. All leather and stitching of the hanger is excellent and intact. There are no visible manufacturer or date marks on this piece. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15601

**SOLD**SOLD**21/8**Victorian 9th Queen's Royal Lancers Cavalry Uniform Pill Box Hat / Side Cap By J.H. Conway Master Taylor. HE 874 - HE 874
The 9th Queen's Royal Lancers was a Cavalry Regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1715. It saw service for three centuries, including the First and Second World Wars. The Regiment survived the immediate post-war reduction in forces, but was amalgamated with the 12th Royal Lancers to form the 9th/12th Royal Lancers in 1960. The Regiment was formed by Major-General Owen Wynne as Owen Wynne's Regiment of Dragoons in Bedford in 1715 as part of the response to the Jacobite rising. In April 1813, the Regiment returned to England. They were re-designated as a Lancer formation in 1816 and became the 9th (or Queen's Royal) Lancers in honour of Queen Adelaide in 1830 (Queen Adelaide was the Queen Consort of King Willianm IV and the Regiment was awarded the privilege of bearing her Royal Cypher). The Regiment was posted to India in 1842. It saw action at the Battle of Punniar in December 1843 during the Gwalior Campaign. It also fought at the Battle of Sobraon in February 1846 during the First Anglo-Sikh War and undertook a successful charge at the Battle of Gujrat in February 1849 during the Second Anglo-Sikh War. The Regiment then fought at the siege and capture of Delhi and the relief of Lucknow in summer 1857, as well as the capture of Lucknow in spring 1858 during the Indian Rebellion: the Regiment, which was described by the rebels as the Delhi Spearmen, was awarded twelve Victoria Crosses. The Regiment was renamed the 9th (The Queen's Royal) Lancers in 1861. The Regiment was posted to Afghanistan in 1878 and marched through the Khyber Pass in March 1879 as part of the Cavalry Brigade led by General Hugh Henry Gough. Following the murder of the British ambassador and his guards at Kabul in September 1879, the Regiment saw action at the Battle of Charasiab in October 1879. During the Second Anglo-Afghan War. The Commanding Officer of the Regiment, Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Cleland, was killed while leading a charge at the Battle of Killa Kazi in December 1879. A Squadron from the Regiment took part in the Second Battle of Charasiab in April 1880 and the Regiment, as a whole, undertook the long march, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Henry Bushman, leading to the relief of Kandahar and defeat of Ayub Khan in September 1880. The Regiment saw much action in the Boer wars 1899-1902 and were involved in the Relief of Kimberley in winter 1899 and subsequent Battle of Paardeberg. Prior to WW1 the Regiment were awarded the following Battle Honours : Peninsula, Punniar, Sobraon, Chillianwallah, Goojerat, Punjaub, Delhi 1857, Lucknow, Charasiah, Kabul 1879, Kandahar 1880, Afghanistan 1878-80, Modder River, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, South Africa 1899-1902. This is an original Victorian 9th Lancers Pill box hat. The hat has its original brown leather chin strap which has perished with age at one end but could easily be repaired. The Navy Blue serge material body has no noles or mothing but has a few old stains consistent with age. It has its original bullion ribbon headband , bullion cross rope piping and bullion ball at the crown. The hat has its original leather sweatband and quilted silk crown lining which has gold leaf Heraldic Arms and manufacturer detail ‘J.H. Conway Master tailor 9th Queen’s Royal Lancers. The lining and sweatband have areas of service wear. It is a small size measuring 6 ½” internal width diameter and 3” height. The price includes UK delivery. HE 874

VERY RARE, BATTLE OF BRITAIN CONNECTIONS, WW2 Era British Spitfire / Hurricane Fighter Aircraft Rear Alloy Wheel With Original Air Ministry Marked Tyre. AE 558 - AE 558
The iconic British Spitfire and Hurricane aircraft played a Major role in the pivotal WW2 Battle of Britain 10th July 1940-31st October 1940. Original Spitfire & hurricane parts are very rare to find. This is a very rare WW2 Era Spitfire & Hurricane fighter aircraft rear wheel and tyre. The rubber tyre is worn but has no holes or cuts and many embossed numbers and marks including an Air Ministry ‘Crown AM’ mark (all markings illustrated in image 2). The aircraft grade alloy wheel hub has the correct bolt / axle holes and has no damage, dents or cracks. The hub is 4 ½” diameter. The tyre is 12” diameter and 4 ¼” tread width. The price for this piece of aviation history includes UK delivery. AE 558

RARE, BATTLE OF BRITAIN ERA, Early WW2 1940 Dated Nazi German Luftwaffe Pilot’s Alloy Oxygen Tank / Bottle. AE 560 - AE 560
This is an original early WW2 1940 dated German pilot’s oxygen bottle. The cylindrical alloy casing has scuffs consistent with age and service use & dents which are possibly battle / crash damage. The neck of the bottle has Luftwaffe markings and 25.4.40 date (25th April 1940). The base of the bottle is numbered ‘675’ (all markings illustrated in image 2). The bottle has its original brass tap / regulator. Which has an embossed indistinct mark. The bottle is 17” length and 12 ½” circumference at its widest . The price for this rare early WW2 dated Luftwaffe piece includes UK delivery. AE 560
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