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**SOLD**LAYAWAY 23/1**SOLD**British WW2 1942 Dated W.R.A.F Complete Uniform Set. Sn. 14894 - 14894
This is a nice W.R.A.F. uniform jacket, skirt, shirt, tie, shoes and a cap. The jacket carries a label stating serge W.R.A.F. size No 1 and the date 1942 over 5. Simpson Ltd and the W.D. broad arrow, there is also a rubber date stamp on 8 June 1942. The sleeves carry corporals stripes and the R.A.F. arm eagle. The front has a medal ribbon bar for the defence medal and the war medal. The buttons are all R.A.F. kings crown. The cap has no makers marks but carries an R.A.F. kings crown badge. The shoes appear to be a small size and carry several markings to the inside and the sole. This is a nice original and complete wartime set for display or re-enactment and are very to find as a set. Price includes Sn. 14894

British WW2 1943 Dated Battledress To A Sergeant In The Royal Artillery. U 125 - U 125
This is a nice WW2 battledress blouse with a Montague Burton label in the inside , dated 1943. Both arms are badged with printed red and blue Royal Artillery titles, 52nd (Lowland) Division mountain battery titles, arm of service strips in red and blue. There are sergeants stripes with a cannon above. The left arm also carries the crossed flags denoting a signaller. The blouse has obviously been worn but is in excellent condition with no signs of moth or damage. The label reads size 9 and gives height, breast and waist measurements, together with Battledress blouses 1940 Pattern, Montague Burton 1943 with a large war department arrow. This is a stunning WW2 battledress with a nice set of badges. Price includes UK delivery. U 125

British Pattern 1959 Camouflaged Parachutists/Airborne Denison Smock. U 124 - U 124
This is an original 1959 pattern camouflaged parachutists/airborne troops Denison smock. The label states ‘SMOCK DENISON 1959 PATTERN SIZE No3 HEIGHT AND CHEST MEASUREMENTS together with the makers BMC identity and dated 1966. There is a broad arrow and the contract No A/78/CLO/16162/CT5. The size is chest 36-38” and a height of 5’6” to 5’8”. The smock has elasticated cuffs, a tail flap with stud fasteners and a full working zip. The right arm carries a WOI/RSM rank badge. The condition is excellent with no damage and a little wear. The previous owner has written STEVENS. AJ on the inside. Price includes UK delivery. U 124.

British WW2 1943 Dated SPECIAL fORCES, Special Forces, Commando & SAS, windproof Camouflaged Smock And Trousers. Sn. 14894:27 - 14894:27
This is a scarce set of British WW2 1943 dated army windproof smock and trousers intended to be worn as an over suit on top of woollen vests, shirts with jersey or over the battledress. The pattern of camouflage was unique to this form of dress and became popular with the S.A.S. and various commando units including the L.R.D.G. and the S.O.E.. The suit consists of a loose smock with 4 pockets and a hood which is pulled over the head. There is no provision for a zip or button opening to the chest. The hood and lower skirt are fitted with brown braid which permitted tighter adjustment for the wearer. The trousers also carry the brown braid at the waist. Both smock and trousers carry makers labels. The smock label states SMOCK windproof camouflaged size 5 and the maker John Gordon & Co. over December 1943 and a broad arrow. The trousers carry a similar label TROUSERS windproof camouflaged size 3. There is a small tear to the right shoulder of the smock but otherwise the set is in excellent condition. This is a scarce WW2 dated set as used by special forces. Price includes UK delivery. Sn. 14894:27

SOLD SOLD (26/01) British WW2 Airborne / Para Medics Battle Dress Uniform And Beret. Sn 14930 - 14930
This is a stunning, fully badged WW2, R.A.M.C. (Royal Army Medical Corps) uniform. It is complete, original and came from the family of the Para who wore it. It consists of a Sergeants battle dress blouse, shirt, trousers and original WW2 airborne red beret. The blouse is fully badged with the R.M.AC. title, Pegasus badge, airborne title and sergeants stripes on the left sleeve with the same on the right sleeve plus the blue and white parachute wings. The inside picket of the blouse carries a label stating Battledress Blouse 1940 Pattern, Size No 9, made by Polikoff Ltd. with the date 1942 and a W.D. broad arrow. There is also the name Archer hand written at the bottom of the label. The shirt has the stamp C.W.S. a broad arrow and 6 on the collar. The trousers carry a stamp of Q over W arrow D over 665. The beret carries the manufacturer’s stamp of Jalpotex Ltd, 15 and is dated 1945 with the size 7 3/4 together with a W.D. broad arrow. The beret has a small kings crown beret size R.M.A.C. cap badge. The battle dress blouse also carries a medal bar for the 1939-45 star. This airborne medics uniform is worthy of further research and is guaranmteed 100% original. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 14930

MINT, 1952 – 1968 QEII Irish 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Regimental Sash With Bullion & Gold Ribbon Decoration, Regimental Arms, Queen’s Crown & Battle Honours. Sn 14702 - 14702
The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers was an Irish Line Infantry Regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1968. The regiment was formed in 1881 by the amalgamation of the 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot and the 108th Regiment of Foot. It saw service in the Second Boer War, the First World War and the Second World War. In 1968 it was amalgamated with the other Regiments in the North Irish Brigade, the Royal Ulster Rifles, and the Royal Irish Fusiliers (Princess Victoria's) into the Royal Irish Rangers. This is a near mint QEII 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Regimental Sash. The sash made of thick black velvet is backed with black patent leather or plastic has a gold tasseled lower section. The sash is trimmed with gold lace which has central red tape bands. The front of the sash has splendid, ornate bullion stitched Queens Crown ‘E II R’ (Elizabeth II Regina) above banners with Battalion and Regiment designation, Castle Arms above Regiment number ‘27’ and battle honours (all illustrated), The front and back sections of the Sash are 6” width. The length from the bottom of the front section to the top of the shoulder is 27 ½”. The backing of the sash at the shoulder has a flap with eyelet for buttoning to a shoulder epaulette when worn. The price for this near mint sash to a prestigious Irish Regiment includes UK delivery. Sn 14702

QUALITY, Complete British George V Court Uniform With Bi Corn Hat, Court Dress Sword, Officer’s Service Sword Cord & Portepee, Scabbards & Covers In Transit Locker To ‘Sir George J. Cockburn’ With 18th June 1910 Dated Copy Of Downing Street Letter. - 14597
This is a quality George V era Court dress uniform with court sword, Infantry Officer’s service sword with scabbards and transit covers . The silk lined, dress tail coat and waist coat in rich navy blue velvet retain all of their original ornate buttons (most wrapped and protected by original tissue paper). The coat and waistcoat are approx. UK size 36” chest. The coat has a nice label ‘Edeson & Ravenscroft 93 & 94 Chancery Lane,London’ (illustrated). The navy blue silk lined velvet trousers have their original ornate leg buckles protected by original tissue paper. The trousers are approx. UK size 38” waist & are knee length with button fly. The gentleman’s original silk stockings, 2 pairs of small size Chamois leather gloves, handkerchief and cased ornate shoe buckles are also present. The buckle’s case has a nice Edeson & Ravenscroft trade stamp. One glove has a manufacturer stamp ‘Prinz Belgium’. The bicorn hat is in near mint condition with braid sweatband and padded lining is matching manufacturer marked. The hat has a black rosette and ornate steel cockade chain hanger. It is approx. UK size 6. None of the pieces have any mothing. The court sword is near mint and has etched panels. The ricasso is marked by the same manufacturer . The leather scabbard with ornate fittings is in similar mint condition. The sword is accompanied by its original oil cloth transit cover. The Infantry Officer’s service sword has etched Kings Crown etched and is marked by the manufacturer ‘Hobson & Sons London’ and has ordnance acceptance inlaid roundel. It is also numbered ‘1360. B’ which may assist identification of its date of manufacture. The hilt with voided guard and kings crown is fitted with original leather cord and acorn portepee. The sword has its original scabbard with leather field combat cover and oil cloth transit cover. All of the pieces are contained in their original japanned transit locker which has a hinged lid, bolt fasteners and carry handle. The tin is undamaged and has an internal outfitters label (illustrated). The top of the locker has a brass plate engraved ‘Sir George J. Cockburn’. The tin has hinged carry handles , sliding bolt fasteners and lock with 2 keys. Accompanying this collection is a photocopy of the Downing Street, Knighthood Notification Letter to G.J. Cockburn Esq dated 18th June 1910 signed by Herbert Henry Asquith Liberal Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916 and a copy of the envelope cover which contained the letter addressed to North Grange Road, Headingly, Leeds. The price for this excellent collection worthy of further research includes UK delivery. Sn 14597

Victorian Scottish Fusilier’s Horse Hair Sporran With Brown Leather Cantle & Pouch, Belt Hanger & Regiment Badge. Sn 14404 - 14404
This is an original Victorian era Scottish Military Sporran. The horse hair sporran has brass top mount. It has its brown leather cantle with flap covered pocket and brass stud button. The cantle has unreadable contemporary hand writing and an indistinct embossed stamp. The cantle also has 2 small belt loops. The Sporran is fitted with original chain and leather belt, waist hanger with buckle. The front of the Sporran has an original Scottish Fusilier’s Regiment, brass ignited grenade badge. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14404

SOLD SOLD (18/12 ) 1st Pattern, WW2 1942 Dated British Airborne Para Troops Camouflaged Denison Smock Glider Pilot Staff Sgt Maurice Herridge During Operation Market Garden At Arnhem With Pegasus Formation Patch, Sgt Chevrons Brass KC Badges - 11667
This is an original early WW2 British Camouflaged Denison Smock with tail flap (see page 68 of Denison published by Wilson & Military Mode). This example came directly from the family of WW2 Para glider pilot S/Sgt 5511321 Maurice Herridge who wore the smock in action during Operation Market Garden (17–25 September 1944 fought in the Netherlands and Germany in the Second World War. The operation was split into two sub-operations: Market – the airborne forces, the First Allied Airborne Army, who would seize bridges including Arnhem. Garden – the ground forces, consisting of the British XXX Corps). Maurice saw action at Arnhem where gliders were used and losses were heavy. Maurice survived the war and wore the smock at reunions and memorial visits to Arnhem until his death in his 80’s. The rare smock has its original white cotton label inside crisply marked 'Smock Denison Airborne Troops Size 5 Height 5’9” to 5’ 11” Breast 37” to 39” Wareings (N’Ton) Ltd (manufacturer), 1942 (date)'. There is also an ink WD stamp with arrow. It has the correct ‘Newey’ press stud fasteners all of which are present and fasten as they should. Both sleeves are mounted with Pegasus Formation Patches, Sgt Chevrons & Brass KC Badges. This early Denison is clean and has no damage but does have surface wear consistent with age and service use. The inside of the smock also has a later applied ink name rank and number of Maurice written by a family member of his, before it came into our possession. It has the correct elasticated woven cuffs, zip and tail. The price for this early WW2 smock with connections to WW2 Glider use at Arnhem and worthy of further research includes UK delivery. Sn 11667

WW2 Era British Mountain Ski / Arctic Warfare Troops Drab Olive & Snow White Camouflage 1943 Pattern ‘Overcoat Parka Type’ Reversible. U 124 - U 124
The 1943 Pattern of the Overcoat Parka Type Reversible is a full length parka with hood offering full body protection from head to below the knees (see page 143 of Doughboy to GI page 143 & The WW2 GI page 54). It is reversible with a drab olive side and white snow camo side as can be seen in the images. A long zipper closes the front with a button flap over it plus 3 buttons at the neck and draw cord to close the hood. There are 2 hand warmer slash pockets above the web belted waist and 2 large cargo pockets below on the olive side. The bottom hem and the hood both have snaps to adjust size. The sleeve cuff could be drawn tight with a 2 position strap. This garment was intended to replace the Shearling and earlier parka coats having advantages over both of them in that it was adaptable to a wide range of temperature (a button in pile liner was available for this pattern of parka. Our example is without pile liner). Our example is clean with just small areas of surface wear consistent with age and service use. There are no visible maker’s marks or labels but it is approx. UK chest size 40”, Height 5’ 10”. The price includes UK delivery. U 124
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