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SOLD SOLD (05/06) **SLEEPER AS FOUND** WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Havelock Type Tropical Field Cap With Neck Flaps / Sun Cover. Sn 17412 - 17412
This is a rare, original, WW2, Imperial Japanese Army havelock type field cap in as found un-messed with condition. Made of canvas material it has a small peak and adjustable cord at it's rear. The cap has its 4 vented neck flaps to protect the wearer against Sun and tropical insects. It has 3 metal rimmed ventilation holes on its left and right sides. The front of the cap is mounted with the stitched yellow cloth star insignia of the Imperial Japanese Army. The material of the cap has service wear and staining to be expected. The cap is approximately UK size 6. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17412
£0.00

RARE, WW2 Nazi German Deutsches Afrika Korps (DAK) Cloth Visored Field Cap With Double Cloth Badges. Sn 17413 - 17413
This is an original DAK field cap. These caps were based on the Bergmutze (mountain cap) design but with a slightly longer visor and lower crown. Our example is constructed of the correct sand colour material. The cap is undamaged and has no mothing. The front of the cap has the correct DAK blue National Army (Heer) Eagle with Swastika on a sand coloured background above the National Tri-colour roundel on a sand colour background cloth badge. The colours of the badges are vivid and clean and have the correct quality stitched edges. The crown of the cap is lined in red cotton and has the correct metal rimmed vent holes. There are no visible manufacturer or date marks. The cap is approx. UK size 7. The price for this rare DAK cap includes UK delivery. Sn 17413
£875.00

SOLD SOLD (05/06) RARE, WW2 British 8th Army Sand Camouflage Tommy Combat Helmet With ‘Desert Rat’ Formation Mark, Oil Cloth Liner & Chin Strap. Sn 17433 - 17433
This is an excellent condition, complete, original, WW2, steel 'Tommy' Combat helmet worn by British Infantry. This helmet has all of its original rough texture sand camo paint as worn by the 8th Army in the North African campaign (known as the desert rats, 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 has no visible date or manufacturer stamps but they may be present under the camo paint. It has its complete oil cloth sweat band & webbing chinstrap all of which are intact. The helmet has the correct chin strap bales. One side of the helmet has the rare to find original stencilled ‘Desert Rat’ formation marking. The helmet is approx. UK size 7. The price for this excellent WW2 8th Army Combat helmet includes UK delivery. Sn 17433
£0.00

VERY RARE WW1 British Machine Gun Corps (MGC) MK II 1918 Pattern Brodie Trench Helmet With Period Hand Painted MGC Crossed Vickers Heavy Machine Gun Badge Device, Cavalry Branch Horseshoe Formation Mark, Brodie Ink Stamped Oil Cloth Sweat Band Chin Strap - 17411
The Machine Gun Corps (MGC) was a Corps of the British Army, formed in October 1915 in response to the need for more effective use of machine guns on the Western Front in WW1. The MGC had units in the Infantry, Cavalry & Royal Navy. The Cavalry Branch of the MGC consisted of Machine Gun Squadrons, one per cavalry brigade. The MGC was disbanded in 1922. This is an original WW1 MK II 1918 Pattern British Brodie Steel helmet to the MGC Cavalry Branch, a sleeper, in as found unmessed with condition.. It has its original textured olive paint & some shallow small dents consistent with age and service use. The front of the helmet has period hand painted crossed Vickers HMG’s (the badge of the MGC. One side has a hand painted horseshoe formation mark indicating issue to the cavalry branch of the MGC. It has its correct small central copper rivet at the crown and chinstrap bales attached with correct split pins. It is fitted with its original black oilcloth headband with partially visible red ink 'Brodie' manufacturer's stamp. The inner rim is stamped with indistinct numbers. It has its original brown leather chinstrap with buckle. The helmet is approx. UK size 7. The price for this very rare MGC Brodie helmet includes UK delivery. Sn 17411
£895.00

WW2 Nazi German Single Decal M40 Kriegsmarine Combat Helmet By Quist With Original Liner & Chinstrap Impressed 0/0146/00. Sn 17404:1 - 17404:1
This is an original WW2 era Nazi German M40 Luftwaffe combat helmet in excellent condition. The helmet retains most of its original grey / green paint finish. It has no dents and all rivets/ pins and steel chin strap bales are correctly in place. The inner skirt of the helmet is stamped with size ‘64’ together with ‘Q’ manufacturer mark which is ‘Quist’. The rim is also stamped ‘DN 1/16’ (DN was Quist’s patent identification code and 1/16 is most likely a lot number). It has period hand painted name ‘Woelki. E’ no doubt the name of the German soldier issued with this helmet. The left side of the helmet features its original Nazi Kriegsmarine Eagle with Swastika decal. The decal has excellent colouring and typical rubbing and wear with age & service use. The helmet is complete with original undamaged and clean leather liner. The liner has the name ‘Woelki. E’ repeated in ink handwriting. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17404:1
£975.00

WW2 Era Nazi German NCO & Other Ranks Luftwaffe Cap By Stirndruckfrei Deutsches Reichspatent With White Metal Luftwaffe Eagle & State Cockade Badges. Sn 17235:20 - 17235:20
This is an original Nazi German Officer’s visor cap (similar cap variations and insignia are illustrated in ‘The Collector’s Guide To Cloth Third Reich Military Headgear’ by Wilkins). Made of dark grey material it has the correct yellow/ gold piping and dark blue headband. The front of the cap is mounted with white metal Luftwaffe Eagle with Swastika & winged, white metal State Cockade with black & red enamel highlights & Oak Leaves wreath. The material of the cap is clean with no mothing. The cap has a patent leather visor (possible later replacement) and patent leather strap with buckles. The cap has its original leather sweatband which has tears & service wear and original silk liner. The liner and sweatband have staining consistent with service wear. The crown is nicely manufacturer marked ‘Stirndruckfrei Deutsches Reichspatent’ highlighted in gold under original stitched diamond cellophane. There are no visible date or manufacturer marks on the cap. The cap is approx. UK size 7. As with all of our stock this item is guaranteed 100% original. The price includes UK delivery Sn 17235:20**NB The WW2 Luftwaffe Aircraftman 1st Class Tunic illustrated is not included but available separately on our website (Sn 17235:19). Please note if the Cap and Tunic are bought together the torso with head mannequin will be included free of charge**
£495.00

SOLD SOLD (LAY-AWAY 15/05)WW2 Era Nazi German NCO / Officer’s Luftwaffe Cap With Embroidered Luftwaffe Eagle & State Cockade Badges. Sn 17235:17 - 17235:17
This is an original Nazi German Officer’s visor cap (similar cap variations and insignia are illustrated in ‘The Collector’s Guide To Cloth Third Reich Military Headgear’ by Wilkins). Made of grey material it has the correct piping and headband. The front of the cap is mounted with embroidered Luftwaffe Eagle with Swastika & State Cockade with Oak Leaves wreath. The material of the cap is clean with no mothing. The cap has a patent leather visor and Bullion cords. The cap has its original leather sweatband and cloth liner. The liner and sweatband have staining consistent with service wear. There are no visible date or manufacturer marks on the cap. The cap is approx. UK size 6. As with all of our stock this item is guaranteed 100% original. The price includes UK delivery Sn 17235:17**NB The WW2 Luftwaffe Officer’s Tunic illustrated is not included but available separately on our website (Sn 17235:18). Please note if the Cap and Tunic are bought together the torso with head mannequin will be included free of charge**
£0.00

SOLD SOLD RARE, WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Field Cap. HE 878 - HE 878
This is a rare, original, WW2, Imperial Japanese Army Field Cap. Made of olive green serge material it has a small peak with leather brow strap and original adjustable cord at it's rear. It has 3 stitch edged ventilation holes on its left and right sides. The front of the cap is mounted with the stitched yellow cloth star insignia of the Imperial Japanese Army. The cloth lining of the cap has an indistinct rectangular ink stamp. The cap is approximately UK size 6. The cap is clean with no mothing. The price includes UK delivery. HE 878
£0.00

Original WW2 1942 Camo Single Decal M35 Helmet By ‘CKL’ Eisenhuttenwerke, Contemporarily Painted Operation Dragoon US 6th Army with Liner & Chin Strap HE 818 - HE 818
An original WW2 1942 dated camo German M35 helmet, liner and chin strap. The helmet is period painted on the front to commemorate Operation Dragoon, the Allied Invasion of Southern France on the 15th August 1944 where the US Army was involved. The helmet has a white square painted on the front which is edged with a black line, inside the square it has "Operation 601 Dragoon Provence TD" with a 'Y' painted in black with 8 white stars painted on it. The helmet is a veteran 'bring back'. The helmet has a single 'eagle with swastika' decal on the left hand side and is camo painted in shades of tan, brown and green. Inside it retains the brown/tan leather liner and draw string both of which are in very good condition. The black leather chin strap is secured at both ends onto metal buckles and has a buckle for adjustment. The chin strap is date stamped with "1942 and RBN /1/1151/0005" as can be seen in one of the photographs. The inside of the helmet is painted green and the inner rim is stamped with shell size '64' and manufacturer code manufacturer code ‘CKL’ which is Eisenhuttenwerke. This is a very good condition, complete M35 helmet. The price includes UK delivery. HE 818 (Commission)
£925.00

WW2 Home Front, National Fire Service (NFS) Tommy Helmet Marked ‘A62’ With Liner & Chinstrap. HE 877 - HE 877
The Auxiliary Fire Service (AFS) formed in January 1938 and fire stations were set up in buildings such as schools, garages and factories. A recruitment drive was launched with as many as 28,000 fire fighters required to support London Fire Brigade's 2,500 officers and fire fighters. To provide a unified service throughout the country, the National Fire Service (NFS) took control on 18 August 1941 when all AFS were merged with local brigades to form a national service. By 1943 over 70,000 women had enrolled in the NFS in the United Kingdom. This is an excellent original, WW2, steel NFS 'Tommy' helmet. The helmet has all of its original green paint with red band and King’s Crown NFS insignia. The inner rim of the helmet is stamped ‘A62’. There are no date marks but they may be present under the paint. The rim also has period hand painted number ‘579438’ possibly the number of the NFS member who was issued with the helmet. It has its original black oil cloth liner and sprung webbing chinstrap all of which are completely intact. The helmet is undamaged with no denting. It is approx. UK size 6 ½. The price includes UK delivery. HE 877
£175.00
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