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**RECENT LOFT FIND**WW2 Japanese Infantry Steel Camouflage Combat Helmet With Original Paint ‘Star’ Badge, Liner & Cloth Tape Chinstrap. Sn 17731 - 17731
This is an original WW2 Japanese Infantry Combat Helmet complete with its original leather liner & original cloth tape chin strap. The steel helmet has its brown and green camouflage paint. The front of the helmet has the original metal ‘star’ badge. The helmet has areas of old stable rust and is in as found un-messed with condition. The liner is clean and undamaged. The top of the helmet has the correct small ventilation holes. The helmet is approx. UK size 7. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17731
£495.00

1937 Nazi German Rural Police Shako With Large White Metal Plate, Removable State Cockade By Assman & Sohne Ludenscheid, Liner Marked ‘Po’ & Chin Strap. Sn 17775:2 - 17775:2
This is an excellent, original,Nazi Era dated Rural Police Shako. The shako is covered in field green felt which has small areas of service wear. it has a pair of wire mesh vents on either side and brown patent leather crown, visor and neck guard. It has an impressive, large stamped alloy Nazi Police Eagle with swastika and Oak leaf wreath on the front along with a detachable alloy State cockade with original red & black paint. The rear of the cockade is crisply marked by the manufacturer ‘Assman & Sohne Ludenscheid ‘ together with ‘A’ trademark. It has black leather chinstrap with buckles and its swivel chin strap bales are present. It is complete with its original brown leather sweatband liner in clean, un-damaged condition. The liner is ink stamped with size ‘59’ (UK 7 1/4) and ‘Po’ within rectangular cartouche and 1937 date. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17775:2
£795.00

**UN-ISSUED CONDITION** WW2 Era Nazi German City Police Shako By Friedrich Becker & Co Berlin With Large White Metal Plate, Removable State Cockade, Liner & Chin Strap. Sn 17775:1 - 17775:1
This is an excellent, original, un-issued condition Nazi Era / WW2 City Police Shako. The black patent leather shako has a pair of wire mesh vents on either side. It has an impressive, large stamped alloy Nazi Police Eagle with swastika and Oak leaf wreath on the front along with a detachable alloy State cockade with original red & black paint. It has black leather chinstrap with buckles and its swivel chin strap bales are present. It has a peak / visor and neck protector. It is complete with its original brown leather sweatband liner with leather cord in clean un-worn condition. The crown has a nice, colourful manufacturer label ‘Friedrich Becker & Co K.G Berlin SW68 Original VUPA’ together with rampant Bear trademark. The liner is ink stamped with size ‘58’ (UK 7 1/8). The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17775:1
£795.00

**RARE**WW2 U.S. Army M1938/ M1941 Tankers Helmet By Wilson Athletic Goods Manufacturing Company, Size 7 ½ With Correct Original M1938 Tanker’s Resistal Goggles . Sn 17768 - 17768
The official designation for this simple 'bump protection' helmet is often suffixed M1938 or M1941. In 1938 the Ordnance Board initiated trials to find a replacement for the infantry and cavalry pattern tank crew helmets then in use (see page 130 of Government Issue Collector’s Guide by Enjames). The helmet is made from resin impregnated fibre with leather fittings and lining cradle. Typical of tank helmets of the period it provided no ballistic protection but was adequate for bump protection inside the tank. The shell of the M1 helmet could be worn over the tankers helmet if additional protection was needed. The helmet is in excellent, near un-used condition. The padded leather lining has a crisp ink roundel manufacturer stamp ‘Wilson Ath Goods Mfg Co & 7 ½ (size). It has flexible side flaps to house R-14 earphones. The helmet is mounted with its original M1938 Tanker’s Resistal Goggles. At the outbreak of WW2 Harry Buegeleisen Company registered this design of goggles (see page 131 of Enjame’s book). The goggles are clean and undamaged with red tinted lenses, alloy frames with soft leather support and webbing strap which fits correctly to the helmet. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17768
£595.00

**SCARCE** Irish Free State Army 'Coal Scuttle' Model 1927 Helmet By Vickers Ltd Number 4484 of only 10,021 With Liner & Chin Strap. HE 819 - HE 819
An excellent condition, original, steel alloy, Irish Free State Army 'Coal Scuttle' Model 1927 Imperial German style helmet made by Vickers Ltd. Vickers made just 10,021 helmet shells all individually numbered. It has its original finish and bronze coloured helmet badge. Inside it has its original leather liner with correct 3 pads, each with their original inside padding. It has its original leather chinstrap with alloy buckle. The inside of the neck guard is crisply stamped V Ltd (Vickers), number ‘H4484’ and '27' (Model 1927 designation) together with another small indistinct mark (all illustrated). The helmet is clean and has just a few small dents. It is approx. UK size 7 ½. A copy of a contemporary image showing a formation of Irish Free State soldiers marching in full uniform wearing their ‘Coal Scuttle’ helmets is illustrated in image 3. The price for this scarce helmet includes UK delivery. HE 819
£875.00

Weimar Republic Era German Bremen City Police Shako / Tschako By Robert Lubstein Berlin With Shako Plate & Cockade - 17703
This is an excellent original Weimar Republic (1919-1933) German City Police Shako. The Shako has a black fibre covering with a pair of wire mesh vents on either side. It has an impressive, large pressed alloy plate incorporating the key symbol of the City of Bremen on a field of red. It also has a detachable alloy cockade with original black & red paint. It has brown leather chinstrap with buckles and it's chin strap bales are present. It has a black flat hard top, visor and neck protector. It is complete with its leather sweatband liner with leather cord. The crown of the Shako has a colourful manufacturer's label ‘Robert Lubstein Berlin Fiber Tschako’ with indistinct Berlin address. It is approx. UK size 6 ½. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17703
£575.00

Royal Regiment of Scotland Glengarry With Regiment Badge & Correct Black Cock Feathers Hackle. Sn 17693:3 - 17693:3
The Royal Regiment of Scotland is the senior and only Scottish line infantry regiment of the British Army Infantry. As part of restructuring in the British Army in 2006, the Royal Regiment of Scotland's creation merged several Scottish Regiments. This is an original Royal Regiment of Scotland Glengarry with Regiment Badge and correct Black Cock feathers hackle (retained on merger from the From the Royal Scots and King's Own Scottish Borderers Insignia). It has dark blue serge body with red and white chequered wool band & red pom-pom at the crown. It is fully lined and has correct black ribbon tassels. Its original Metal Glengarry Regimental badge has the Regiment motto "Nemo Me Impune Lacessit" (No One Provokes Me With Impunity) and Queens crown. The badge and hackle have the correct mounting lugs to the rear. The inside of the Glengarry has a paper label with size ‘57’ (7 1/8), stores code and cleaning instructions. The label has a handwritten ink name ‘Duff’ no doubt the soldier originally issued with the Glengarry. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17693:3
£195.00

French Late 1800's Third Republic Era Model 1876 Cuirassier Cavalry Regiment Helmet By Alexis Godillot With Plumes & Horse Hair Mane. Sn 17563 - 17563
An original Model 1876, France, Third Republic, Cuirassier Cavalry Regiment Helmet produced by Alexis Godillot (1816-1893). The helmet has a black painted metal skull, a brass peak binding, ear to ear wreath with ignited grenade to the centre. The skull has no dents. It has a leather backed scales chin strap with buckle and ornate ear roundels. It has a superb Medusa head finial with 'shaving brush' plume in its original brass holder and removable red ostrich feather plume to the left side. It also has a plaited red horse hair falling mane. The rear of the helmet is stamped 'Alexi Godillot' and with faint numbers which appear to be '15 6 74 9'. The helmet has its original leather sweatband liner which has some service wear. It is approx UK size 6. The price for this impressive helmet includes UK delivery. Sn 17563
£1,675.00

**RARE**WW2 Era, Imperial Japanese Navy Seaman's Cap With Marine Anchor Badge. Sn 17617 - 17617
This is a rare, original, WW2, Imperial Japanese Navy Seaman's Cap. Made of green cloth it has a small peak with brow strap and adjustable cord at it's rear. It has 3 stitch edged ventilation holes on its left and right sides. The front of the cap has its original green roundel patch badge which has a stitched edge and an embroidered yellow anchor design. Inside the cap, the crown has original ink stamp with Japanese script. The cap is small size approx. UK size 6. All stitching and material are clean and intact. The price for this original, hard to find, Imperial Japanese Navy item includes UK delivery. Sn 17617
£295.00

WW2 1943 ‘Arnhem’ British All Steel 2nd Pattern Paratroopers Jump Helmet By BMB With Liner, Leather Chin Strap & Original Camouflage Netting. Sn 17616 - 17616
This is an excellent original WW2 1943 dated 2nd Pattern British Paratroopers Jump Helmet. This pattern of helmet were manufactured during 1942 and 1943 and mainly worn by Paras who saw action in Italy, Normandy, Arnhem & Germany (see page 92 of For King & Country By Glenn). 2nd Pattern helmets featured an all manganese steel shell without fibre rim and leather chin strap. This helmet has the correct 2nd Pattern features and retains its original olive green finish. It has no dents. It is complete with liner & leather chin strap with chin cup. The leather sweatband is date stamped '1943' together with manufacturer's mark 'BMB' and size '6 3/4'. The helmet is fitted with original camo netting. As with all of our stock this item is guaranteed 100% original. The price for this WW2 dated Paratrooper’s jump helmet in superb condition includes UK delivery. Sn 17616
£1,450.00
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