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WW2 Era Nazi German City Police Shako With Maker Or Retailer labels ‘Schutze Auffahrt’, Large White Metal Plate, State Cockade, Liner & Chin Strap. Sn 21777 - 21777
This is an excellent, original, 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. 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 soft leather sweatband liner with leather cord in clean condition. The crown and headband have nice maker or retailer labels in German lettering which looks like ‘Schutze’ and ‘Auffahrt’. The sweatband is ink stamped with size ‘56’ (UK 6 7/8 ) and has hand applied ink initials ‘C.H’. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 21777 (office table)
£595.00

Original WW2 Imperial Japanese Army, Infantryman's Field Cap With Neck Flaps. HE 340 - HE 340
This is an original WW2, Imperial Japanese Army infantry mans field cap. The cap has a brown wool felt outer with a short peak and an adjustable leather neck strap held to the sides of the cap by 2 steel rivets. The interior of the cap is lined with a coarse cotton lining with a head size adjuster at the rear with a brown cord through 4 hollow iron rivets to provide tension. The sides of the cap have 3 ventilation holes on each side reinforced with iron hollow rivets. The cap has four cotton havelock neck flaps sewn onto it. The cap has sewn onto the front a brown Imperial Japanese pentagon shaped badge with the yellow 5 pointed star sewn onto it. The cap is in very good condition with no mothing or repairs. It is approx UK size 6. The price includes UK delivery. HE 340
£425.00

Imperial Prussian Guard’s M1871 Spike Top Pickelhaube General Rank Officer’s Helmet with Horsehair Plume State & National Cockades. Sn 19132. - 19132
This is a rare to find original Imperial Prussian Guards Model 1871 Pickelhaube for Officers of General rank. A similar M1897 Imperial Prussian General’s helmet attributed to Kaiser Wilhelm is illustrated on page 267 of the Pickelhaube by Bowman. The hard-boiled leather body is excellent. It has the guard eagle and enamelled guard star adorns the centre of the eagle and displays a fantastic combination of multi-coloured enamel with the black and gold eagle of the House of Hohenzollern's nobility. It also has the motto 'Suum Cuique' (may all get their due / to each their own). All brass fittings are present and undamaged including the leather backed linked chain. The fluted, silvered spike is mounted with original white horse hair plume. The leather sweatband is clean and undamaged. The silk liner is present but worn with age and service wear. There are no maker, date or Regiment marks visible on the helmet. The price for this rare, Imperial Prussian high ranking Officer’s pickelhaube includes UK delivery. Sn 19132.
£2,850.00

Victorian 12th (Prince of Wales) Lancer's Troopers Lance Cap WD Marked & 1902 Dated with Queen’s Crown Plate & Plume. Sn 9493. - 9493
This is a scarce, original, Cavalry Trooper's Lance Cap of the 12th (Prince of Wales) Lancer's. The Lance Cap has a skull and peak of black patent leather with yellow & green cloth band. It has a mortar board top with red cloth ridged sides and yellow cord descending the angled corners. It has a brass plume boss with red horsehair plume. The boss is fitted with a yellow & green material ball mount bearing the embossed 'Queen's Crown with Crossed Lances and 12' of the 12th lancers. The Cap plate has a Victorian Crown at the top over the Royal Arms of Great Britain with 5 Battle Honours including the Crimean War. The leather backed brass chin chain is suspended from two Lion's head ear bosses. The Lance Cap is complete with sweat band and liner. The Crown has ink stamps ‘WD with Arrow’ & ‘9 (September) 1902’ (Queen Victoria died on 22nd January 1901 and was succeeded by King Edward VII, Uniform including Helmets & Lance Caps made during the reign of Queen Victoria continued to be issued with Queen’s crown plates in the early years of King Edward’s Reign). Material on the inside of the helmet has remnants of a size and manufacturer label which is unreadable. It is approx. UK size 6. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 9493.
£1,575.00

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 horsehair 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.
£1,595.00

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 its original uncleaned, as found condition. Professionally 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 ½. Price for this impressive helmet includes UK delivery. Sn 9970.
£1,350.00

Original, WW2 British Parachute Regiment Red Beret with Kings Crown Para Cap Badge to Para 6162000. Stock Number HE 865 - HE 865
This is an excellent original Para Red Beret With KC Para Regiment badge to Para 6162000. The Red Beret is in excellent undamaged condition with all material intact. It is mounted with the original correct metal KC Para Regiment badge. The rear of the badge is nicely stamped with service number 6162000 and is mounted against a patch of Denison smock. The crown of the beret has a stitched patch of Denison with printed matching service number. The beret is approx. UK size 6. The price for this WW2 Para beret worthy of further research re the paratroopers service number includes UK delivery. HE 865
£1,025.00

WWII Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Second Pattern Type C Pilots Flying Helmet. 21667. - 21667
This original WWII era 2nd Pattern Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm pilot's Type C leather flying helmet. These helmets were introduced in 1941 (see page 53 & 215 of the book Vintage Flying Helmets by Mick. J. Prodger). The helmet is made of the correct brown leather with correct chamois leather lining and padded leather ear roundels. It has the correct webbing chin strap *showing signs of wear*, press stud fasteners, hook and straps. It also has the correct leather ear cups with brass zips which contain their original Gosport communication tubes and original foam padding. The ear cup zips are angled and in good working order and the zips are both functional. The interior of the ears still retain the foam cups. The beige leather lining of the helmet is still soft and supple. Approximate size 6. The price includes UK delivery. 21667.
£395.00

**Original** WW2 1944 'D-Day' British 3rd Pattern Paratroopers Jump Helmet By BMB With Liner & Chin Strap. Sn 21682 - 21682
This is an excellent original WW2 1944 dated 3rd Pattern British Paratroopers Jump Helmet (See page 93 of For King & Country By Glenn). 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. This helmet has the correct liner and has most of its original green paint. The leather sweatband is crisply date stamped '1944' together with manufacturer's mark 'BMB' and size '7 5/8'. The helmet has its original webbing chinstrap arrangement with leather chin cup. As with all of our stock this item is guaranteed 100% original. The price for this D-Day Para jump helmet includes UK delivery. Sn 21682
£1,475.00

Original Pre WWII German Black Leather Berlin Police NCO Shako by Manufacturer EREL Robert Lubstein Berlin 55. 21695. - 21695
Shako or Tschako, the distinctive helmet of the German Police worn during the 1920s and until 1945. The shape and construction is similar to the World War One Jäger helmets and Scharfshützen helmet. An early 1934-1935 produced police pattern Tschako in black that pre-dates the more common green wool body version. Has very fine quality police eagle with bullion wire cockade (often missing). A great Polizei helmet (shako) as used by the metropolitan police, unlike some of the more common ones found trimmed in brown for rural police, this one is with black trim for the metropolitan police. Interior is very good and the leather is supple with a clear Robert Lubstein Berlin 55 Erel Berlin sticker within (Erel is a very famous brand. The company is still making hats in Germany today. It stands for ER EL, first letters of name - last name of Robert Lubstein, the owner and designer.Until 1939 the address of the factory was "Berlin NW 21, Alt Moabit 105". Then they moved to the Heinrich Roller address and changed the label to reflect the change) and shows only light age. Complete with original leather chin strap. A small 55. The price includes UK delivery. 21695.
£695.00
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