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Allied Uniform & Equipment

RICHMOND MILITARY ANTIQUES

9am to 5pm - Mon to Fri

North Yorkshire - England

richmondmilitaryantiques@gmail.com

Tel: +44 (0)7853 431727

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WALL PLAQUE - WAR SAVINGS
 


£350
add postage & packing, rate D if required

ref: br-thplaquef-0916



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  • Wall Plaque War Savings Campaign 1944 - Bakelite - maker marked "DE LA RUE PLASTICS" (now 'De La Rue PLC' manufacturer of UK banknotes) -
    Produced in two sizes this one being the larger

    Original undamaged condition - awarded to Towns with successful contribution of War Bonds, displayed in Town Halls - here in Richmond Town Hall their plaque awarded in 1944 is still proudly displayed to this day (see 'More Images')

    Height 58cm (22.75ins)
    Width 35cm (13.75ins)
    Weight 3.17kg


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  • WW2 "PLONK" DART GAME
     




    SOLD

    ref: bru-plonkmm-db



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  • WW2 extremely rare British propaganda dart game - Material: paper over stiff card - includes its original cover and instructions how to play - Manufactured in England by "Welcom" - Designed 1939/40 by Alfred Morris for propaganda purposes - Game was to be played using rubber tipped suction cup darts (not included)

    An historic design with illustrations featuring Allied and Axis figures including Goebbels, Goering, Stalin, Ribbentrop, Mussolini, Chamelin, Daladier, Kingsley-Wood, Churchill,, Halifax, Chamberlain, Von Papen and Hitler in the centre. Each player starts with 365 points and points deducted for hitting Axis targets but increasing for hitting Allied targets - Winner of the "War" is the first to reach zero.

    Size: 16ins Diagonal (41cm)

    In intact, aged condition
    [A.FcId]



    WW2 RAF OFFICER'S MESS SIGN SQUADRON No 242 - BIGGIN HILL
     


    £1,600
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    ref: bru-242signms-8140



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  • WW2 RAF Plaque 242 Squadron - Squadron Leader Douglas Bader - "Officer's Mess" pencilled on back

    original condition - aged patina - any inspection welcome

    Width: 56cm
    Height: 46cm


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  • REACH FOR THE SKY - SIGNED & DATED BY DOUGLAS BADER
     


    £275
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    ref: brd-baderbkms



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  • Reach for the Sky - signed & dated "7/1/57" by Douglas Bader - original dust cover - The story of Douglas Bader by Paul Brickhill - publisher Collins, St James's Place, London - original owner June Burr

    Ecellent condition complete with dust cover - any inspection welcome
    [917C2.1]


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  • RAF 1941 SHEEPSKIN FLYING BOOTS
     


    £SOLD
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    ref: br-rafbootsf-1115



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  • RAF Sheepskin Flying Boots 1941 pattern - with AM marks and original internal tags (Air Ministry) dropped in 1944 dating the boots to 1941 to 1944 - the original leather ankle straps to prevent falling off were an addition to the earlier design as during Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain experience when bailing out taught pilots the earlier boot had a tendancy to fall off - "ITSHIDE" trademark and "ITS Rubber Co Ltd"

    The 1941 pattern boot later became the prefered choice of US aircrews in preference to their own supplied boots (check out period photos of the crew of the Memphis Belle!).

    In excellent undamaged original condition.



    WW2 RAF SIDE CAP & CIGARETTE BOX - BLENHEIM CREW OF SQUADRON No 110 DATED (1941 to 1943)
     


    SOLD

    ref: bru-hyderabad-8130


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  • WW2 RAF Side Cap and solid silver cigarette box belonging to Air Gunner F. J. Andrew - Squadron No 110 (Hyderabad Squadron)

    Cap has label from maker E. Pearson and bearing F. J. Andrew's name - solid silver cigarette box marked "silver" and bearing the squadron's badge to lid and dates 4-9-1941 to 15-12-1943 and names of the 3 crew of the Blenheim MkIV Bomber "E. S. Hobbis, E. F. Page and F. J. Andrew"

    Squadron No.110 led the first RAF raids of WW2 on Wilhelmshaven along with Squadron No.107 on 4 Sept 1939 and later numerous campaigns including Dunkirk - finally posted to India March 1942

    Both cap and cigarette box in used original condition the box having a lovely aged patina both to the exterior and interior.



    WW2 RAF IRVIN FLYING JACKET
     


    £295

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    ref: bru-irvinmm-bh



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  • WW2 - an original early RAF Irvin Flying Jacket as used by Bomber Command

    Overall in really good condition with only one small well done repair to the rear - Main zip is a modern replacement - Still with it's original hanging chain, snapped as most original chains do - leather nice and supple - right waist strap is a replacement - Cuff zips have been removed (leather folded on inside)

    Size: 48ins (122cm)

    [Bc]


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  • WW2 RAF BATTLE OF BRITAIN FIGHTER PILOT FLYING JACKET
     


    SOLD

    ref: bru-pltjktmmf-bl



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  • WW2 - an original RAF Wareing, Northampton Battle of Britain Flying Jacket.

    Overall in really good condition - Still with it's original hanging chain - leather nice and supple - Size No5, Height 5ft 10ins, Breast 38/40, Waist 34/36

    [A.CGEmEG.Ed]




    WW2 RAF OFFICER'S TUNIC
     


    £75

    ref: bru-raftunmmf-ck



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  • WW2 - an original WW2 RAF Officer's tunic with distinctive sewn on belt with solid brass belt buckle - King's Crown brass buttons

    Overall in good condition - one small moth hole to left pocket

    Size: Chest 40ins (102cm), Waist 33ins (84cm)

    [Tenn]


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  • WW2 RAF OFFICER'S TUNIC
     


    £50

    ref: bru-raftun2mmf-ck



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  • A late WW2 RAF tunic with solid brass belt buckle and King's Crown brass buttons

    Overall in good condition - one button has lost its top

    Size: Chest 42ins (108cm), Waist 37ins (94cm)

    [Tenn]


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  • WW2 ATS LADIES LEATHER JERKIN
     


    £125

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    ref: bru-atsjermm-bl



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  • WW2 ATS ladies leather jerkin.

    Overall in excellent condition - Maker M. Belmont & Co. LTD - 4 composite buttons - leather soft and supple - Size 1, Bust 34/36, Waist 34/36

    [G.Ed]


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  • WW2 MEN'S LEATHER JERKIN
     


    £125

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    ref: bru-jerk2mm-cj



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  • WW2 men's leather jerkin - still has original labels with War Deptment Broad Arrow and the date August 1940 - Maker W. & J. Sager LTD of Colne - multiple leather piece construction typical of WW2 - 4 composite buttons

    Overall in excellent condition - leather soft and supple, scars to leather from injuries acquired during the animal's life

    Jerkin chest size actual measurement 48ins (121cm), label states "Size 2, Bust 37ins to 43ins" (presumably the physical chest measurement of the wearer)
    [Fd]


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  • WW2 MEN'S LEATHER JERKIN
     


    £75

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    ref: bru-jerk2mm-cj



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  • WW2 men's leather jerkin - multiple leather piece construction typical of WW2 - 3 composite buttons (4th button misssing)

    Overall in good condition but shoulder seams need restitching - leather soft and supple

    Jerkin chest size actual measurement 46ins (117cm)
    [Ed]


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  • WW2 ARP COLLECTION
     


    £65

    add postage & packing rate A

    ref: bru-arpsetmm-dh
    WW2 ARP (Air Raid Precaution) collection, consisting of 7 ARP uniform buttons, silver hallmarked badge, air raid whistle marked "ARP" and a complete set of 49 H. O. Wills ARP cigarette cards

    All items in good, used condition
    [D.Ed]


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  • WW2 ARP (AIR RAID PRECAUTION) RED CROSS NURSE GROUP - DATED (1941 to 1942)
     


    SOLD

    ref: br-nursegroupf-1217


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  • WW2 ARP (Air Raid Precaution) Red Cross Nurse group to Nora Marie Swift - Uniform, certificate, cased medals with award certificates, epaulet studs - 26inch waist - dates for 1941 during the Blitz and 1942

    Used undamaged original condition - uniform clean but still bearing blood stains



    WW2 FLEET AIR ARM WATCH - OMEGA
     


    £975

    ref: bru-omega2s-be



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  • WW2 Omega Fleet Air Arm Military Watch HS8 - Cal 30T2 - Serial Number 99188927 - Date 1938 - War Dept. Broad Arrow - inside of back bears the magic, correct ref. no. "2292" for these Fleet Air Arm issued watches to crew flying the Fairey Swordfish biplane torpedo bomber during the early part of the war

    Case: 36mm Dia

    Case in excellent, undamaged condition - face in aged condition - original blued hands in excellent condition - crystal replaced
    serviced and keeping good time
    [GEd]


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  • WW2 MOERIS WATCH - WAR DEPT ISSUE
     






    £350

    ref: bru-moerismm-db



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  • WW2 British Moeris Military Watch - Engraved War Dept. Broad Arrow & "A. T. P." (Army Trade Pattern) - immediate predecessor to the 1944 'Dirty Dozen' watches - Army issue Serial No "54500" - Manufacturer's No "2657913" - Date 1942 - fixed bars at the lugs - chromed waterrproof case - caliber 10.5 - 15 ruby movement - shock proof balance - manual wind

    An historic design icon, A. T. P. War Dept issued watches first became available to the Military in 1939 and were comprehensively used by the Military throughout WW2 - 17 Swiss watch companies manufactured these high quality watches for the Ministry of Defence - Originally supplied to the MOD without straps who then originally fitted them with leather straps but it was found that in tropical conditions these straps perished and they were eventually replaced by canvas straps

    Case: 1.37ins Dia (33mm Dia)

    Case unusually in excellent, undamaged, aged condition - face in good, original aged condition luminous markers - original luminous, blued hands in excellent condition - keeping good time
    [Tenn]


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  • WWW "DIRTY DOZEN" WW2 OMEGA BRITISH ARMY MILITARY WATCH - DATED 1944
     


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    ref: bru-wwwomega0118



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  • WW2 WWW (Watch Wrist Waterproof) Omega British Army Military Watch - One of the 12 watches affectionately known as the "Dirty Dozen" the first wrist watches specially commissioned by the M.O.D. from neutral Swiss watch makers for the British Army during the 1940'. Feeling that civilian watches were not up to the mark, specifications for waterproof, luminous, reugulated to chronometer level, rugged case, black dial and sub seconds watches were submitted.

    War Deptartment Military issue 'Crow's Foot' to face and back

    internal movement serial number: 10302237 dates the watch to 1944

    Case: Stainless Steel - 35mm Dia

    Calibre: 30T2

    Number Produced: 25,000

    Original unrestored Face

    Correct replacement genuine leather military watchstrap (these watches were not fitted with webbing straps during this period)

    Condition - Newly serviced and tested and keeps excellent time
    [8C/P522]



    WW2 RAF JAEGER-LeCOULTRE - Dated 1940s
     


    £325

    ref: bru-pkwatch2s-be



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  • WW2 RAF Navigator/Observer's JaEger LeCoultre 6E/50 pocket watch (6E is the section code for aircraft instruments - 50 is the stock no) - Serial number: A25902 - Dated 1940s - with original RAF issue strap

    Nicely aged condition - Fully serviced and working

    Dia: 51mm

    [BEd]


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  • WW2 U.S. ARMY WRIST COMPASS TAYLOR MODEL
     


    SOLD

    ref: bru-uscompmm-bg



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  • WW2 U.S. Army wrist compass Taylor Model - This model was only produced during the war and used by the Airbourn Division.

    Bezel moves freely - the needle still indicates North - some blurring to the face - original strap in good, supple condition with some verdigris evident on the buckle.
    Dia: 2.25ins / 57mm

    [.IEc]




    WW2 BRITISH ARMY ISSUE JACK KNIFE - dated 1944
     




    £65

    (18+yrs 0nly - proof of age required)
    We no longer ship weapons overseas, although overseas customers are welcome to buy & collect, or organise shipping themselves

    Add postage & packaging, rate B, within the UK, if required

    ref: brw-jackknmm-di



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  • WW2 British Army issue Jack Knife - dated 1944 - maker's stamp to the blade "SSP" (Sheffield Steel Products) and War Department Crow's Foot Stamp - comprises of a 3ins blade, a combined tin, bottle opener and screwdriver - an early Stainless Steel example

    Many of these were manufactured during the War and issued to nearly all British soldiers

    Complete, undamaged in good, used, aged condition
    [?]

    Blade Length: 3ins

    Overall length: 4.25ins





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  • WW2 USAAF OFFICER'S DELUX PEAKED CAP
     


    £350 : (18+yrs 0nly)


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    ref: bru-usaafcap9170



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  • WW2 USAAF Officer's Peaked Cap, rare delux version with leather strap running completely round the cap - the classic aircrew shape has been formed by the headphones over the cap - There is a label visible under the lining but we haven't been able to read

    Used aged condition but no damage - sweatband we have had reinforced to strengthen

    Size: 7 1/4 US - 22.5ins (58cm)




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  • WW2 USAAF TYPE A-10 OXYGEN MASK COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL CARRYING/STORAGE BOX
     




    £425

    ref: bru-b17oxmaskms-dd



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  • WW2 USAAF Type A-10 oxygen mask as used in the B-17 Flying Fortress as we understand this example was - still with it's origianal box/ carrying/storage case and accessories - maker "Acushnet Process Co." of New Bedford, Massachusetts - date of manufacture "10-42", date of conversion "11-43"

    Undamaged remarkably good condition
    [A.Ec]

    Size: "Standard"


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  • WW2 ROYAL INNISKILLING FUSILIERS PEAKED CAP - CAPT. COLET RICHARD WILKIE
     


    £150 (RESERVED P.STRICKLAND)

    ref: bru-captcapmm-cj



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  • WW2 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers peaked cap belonging to Capt. Colet Richard Wilkie personal No. 284766 - Original Maker's label "Herbert Johnson" of 38 Bond Street London "By Appointment To King George 6th" - includes picture of Capt. Wilkie wearing the cap and his release papers showing he was in Alamein and in Villach Austria - Superior quality cap with delux sweat band, collapsable peak and original Ininiskilling Fusiliers badge and buttons.

    Good condition for its age. Stitching to the sweatband around the forehead has deteriorated through sweat and would benefit from some attention

    Size: 22ins (57cm)
    [Hd]


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  • WW2 AUSTRALIAN SLOUCH (KFF) HAT - DATED 1942
     




    £295

    ref: bru-aushatmm-db



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  • WW2 1942 Dated ANZAC Australian and New Zealand Army Corps hat - Sweatband printed "DUNKERLEY Ltd, WOOL FELT, 7.25, 1942, MADE IN AUSTRALIA" - original leather chin strap with buckle

    Standard Australian Army issue from 1903 becoming a famous symbol of the Australian fighting man during WW2 during which it was worn throughout - worn with a Pugaree

    Overall good, aged condition - leather chinstrap in excellent undamaged shape

    Size: "7.25" 23.5ins (58cm)
    [Hd]


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  • WW2 DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY OFFICER'S PEAKED CAP
     


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    ref: bru-dlicap29190



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  • WW2 Durham Light Infantry Officer's peaked cap - Maker: A. P. Dalzell of Belfast - Shape and colour indicate a standard WW2 cap with leather chin strap all karki brim and General Service buttons (as all caps were issued originally)

    Used condition, all original and untampered with.

    Size: Large
    [919.4DP4Mcol]



    WW2 RAF OFFICER'S PEAKED CAP - WAR DEPT ISSUE
     




    £350

    ref: bru-rafcapmm-dc



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  • Rare 1944 WW2 RAF Officer's War Dept Issue peaked cap - leather sweatband with velvet brow band with original issue War Dept Stamp "Z" for 1945 to the inside & "821" - complete with original impressive Kings Crown with red infill embroidered raised bullion Cockade with metal RAF eagle at centre - Air Force Blue wool, with woven mohair centreband - original black leather narrow chin strap usually associated with earlier caps - Interior with grey/blue, diamond padded, satin lining - classic green underside to peak - 4 black brass air vents as standard on these period caps

    Peaked caps were worn by all ranks of the Royal Air Force although Warrant Officer's and Airman were of an inferior quality - unlike the army this standard design was used for both service and dress - this particular cap with it's red infill to the King's crown and plain cloth peak without oak leaves identifies it as being for use by the ranks from Wing Commander, Squadron Leader, Flight Lieutenant, Flying Officer to Pilot Officer

    In Excellent condition with no moth damage, aged patina and aged leather chin strap
    [Grp - Tenn]

    Size: 7.125 (22.5ins or 57cm)



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  • WW2 RAF OFFICER'S PEAKED CAP
     


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    ref: bru-rafoffcap9140



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  • WW2 RAF Officer's peaked cap - complete with original impressive Kings Crowm embroidered raised bullion Cockade with metal RAF eagle at centre - blue wool, with woven mohair centreband - original chin strap - believed to be from WW2 Bomber Command - Interior has biege satin lining with maker's lozenge in the centre displaying maker's logo and "Austin Reed - Regent Street London"

    A rare piece of history in worn condition with real presence, a few small moth holes on the underside, wear to the right side of the peak where the wearer would have gripped to remove, aged patina.
    [I.EdGd]

    Size: Large



    ROYAL NAVY WW2 SENIOR OFFICER'S PEAKED CAP - COMMANDER ROOPER
     


    SOLD

    ref: br-rncapf-1216



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  • Royal Navy WW2 Senior Officer's peaked cap, worn by officers of the rank of Commodore, Captain and Commander - sweatband with name "ROOPER" written. records show only one senior officer serving with the surname "Rooper"
    :- Commander John Bonfoy Rooper OBE, MD
    1939-44 HMS Cleopatra (cruiser) - 1944 HMS Malaya (battleship) - post war appointed to the Admiralty


    complete with original impressive Kings Crowm embroidered raised bullion Cockade with silver anchor at centre - blue wool, with woven mohair centreband - black patent peak with gold embroidered laurel reath trim - original chin strap

    Interior has blue satin lining with maker's lozenge in the centre displaying "Gieves Ltd"

    A rare piece of history in excellent, undamaged condition, complete and with a lovely aged patina




    DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY OFFICER'S BERET
     


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    ref: bru-dliberet9190



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  • Durham Light Infantry Officer's Beret - Late War 1944/45 - Colour of lining indicates Private Purchase - Celluliod label with Royal Crest, Maker 'Hawkes & Co. Ltd of Savile Row (1 Savile Row)' - Red patch indicates 6th Battalion - Blacked Cap badge indicates Infantry

    Used, aged condition

    Size: Medium

    [919.4DP5Mcol]



    ROYAL ENGINEER'S SIDE CAP - WW2
     


    £45

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    ref: br-sidecapf-0516



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  • WW2 British Army Royal Engineer's Side Cap - original Kings Crown buttons

    excellent, undamaged, original condition.


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  • WW2 CHESHIRE REGIMENT SIDE CAP - Dated 1940
     


    SOLD

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    ref: br-cheshirecapf-0317



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  • WW2 British Army Cheshire Regiment Side Cap - Dated 1940 - Maker's stamp "A & J GELFER" - War Department Stamped - original Kings Crown buttons and badge

    Excellent, undamaged, original condition.

    Size: 6-7/8



    DISPATCH RIDER HELMET - Dated 1942
     




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    ref: bru-dishelmm-dc



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  • Dispatch Rider's Steel Helmet - Dated 1942 - cushioned leather liner marked "B M B 6.75 1942" (Briggs Moter Bodies) - original leather chinstrap

    Original textured paint finish - exceptional and ususual almost mint condition [Tenn-grp]

    Size: 6.75 (21.5ins - 55cm)






    BRODIE HELMET MKI - Dated 1939
     


    £125

    ref: bru-brodiemm-ba



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  • Brodie Steel Helmet MKI - Dated 1939 - maker marked 'R.O. Co.' (Rubery & Owen & Co. Ltd of Leeds, manufacturers of Brodie Helmets 1939-1943) - liner marked 7 HELMETS Ltd 1939

    With transfer 24 indicating Birmingham Fire Brigade

    Original paint finish - used aged condition.

    Size: 7

    [E.Ed]


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  • POLICE BRODIE HELMET MKI - Dated 1939
     


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  • Police Brodie Steel Helmet MKI - Dated 1939 and initials AT on the steel shell - maker marked 'R.O. Co.' (Rubery & Owen & Co. Ltd of Leeds, manufacturers of Brodie Helmets 1939-1943) - liner marked 6 3/4 VERO 1939

    Stencilled "POLICE"

    Original paint finish - used aged condition.

    Size: 6 3/4

    [E.EdGd]



    BRODIE HELMET MKI - Dated 1940
     


    £ 95

    ref: bru-brodie2mm-ba



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  • Brodie Steel Helmet MKI - Dated 1940 - maker marked 'BMB.' (Briggs Motor Bodies Ltd., manufacturers of Brodie Helmets 1939-1945) - liner marked 7 1/4 CCL (Charles Collett Ltd. London 1940-1945) 1940

    Original paint finish - used aged condition.

    Size: 7 1/4

    [E.Ed]


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  • BRODIE HELMET MKI - Dated 1939
     


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    ref: br-dcbrodief-0417



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  • Army Khaki Brodie Steel Helmet MKI - Dated 1939 both on the steel shell and the liner - maker marked 'R.O. Co.' (Rubery & Owen & Co. Ltd of Leeds, manufacturers of Brodie Helmets 1939-1943)

    Stencilled "D C 3" there is some debate over the meaning of this, but the consensus is stands for "Decontamination" a WW2 unit intended to cleanse areas affected by Mustard Gas used by the Germans, fortunately they never needed to be deployed

    Original paint finish - used aged condition.

    Size: 6 3/4



    ARP (AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS) WARDEN'S STEEL BRODIE HELMET MKI - Dated 1943
     


    £95
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    ref: bru-arphel9140



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  • ARP Brodie Steel Helmet MKI - Dated 1943 both on the steel shell and the liner - maker marked 'R.O. Co.' (Rubery & Owen & Co. Ltd of Leeds, manufacturers of Brodie Helmets 1939-1943) - "AM" stamp for Air Ministry

    Original paint finish - used aged condition - untampered with. [91-4Dste40]

    Size: 7


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  • ARP (AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS) WARDEN'S STEEL BRODIE HELMET MKI, TORCH WHISTLE AND BADGE
     


    SOLD


    ref: br-arpsetf-1116



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  • ARP (Air Raid Precautions) Warden's Brodie Steel Helmet MKI - ARP Hooded Torch in it's original carboard box - Silver Hall Marked ARP Badge and ARP Whistle with lanyard

    Helmet date stamped ISB 1939 - maker marked "J.S.S." for Joseph Sankey & Sons Ltd of Bilston (manufactures of Brodie Helmets 1938-1941)

    Whistle by "J. HUDSON & Co" of Barr Street, Hockly, Birmingham.

    All 4 items complete and in original used condition - Helmet and torch have the original, period, applied black paint finish.



    TRENCHING TOOL - DATED 1944
     


    SOLD

    ref: br-trenchtoolf-1217



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  • WW2 Trenching Tool

    Original undamaged condition



    ARP (AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS) PORTABLE WARDEN'S FIRST AID CASE AND SHELL DRESSING
     


    SOLD

    ref: br-arpmed1117



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  • WW2 ARP Warden's First Aid Case - Black with gold lettering - has side fastenings for carrying straps - includes ARP Shell dressing dated November 1938 - Steel constuction, painted finish

    Excellent used, aged and undamaged condition.

    Length: 11ins (28cm)
    Width: 7ins (17.5cm)
    Height: 5ins (13cm)



    ARP (AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS) AIR RAID WARNING RATTLE - Dated 1942
     


    SOLD

    ref: br-arprattlef-0617



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  • WW2 ARP very large Air Raid Warning Rattle - Common enough in the 1940s but a rare survivor these days, dated 1942 Marked "SS 1942 IV" pressumably SS is the maker and Mark 4 - unbelievably loud!

    original condition and paint.



    ARP (AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS) AIR RAID WARNING BELL - Dated 1939
     


    £75

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    ref: bru-arpbell-8130



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  • WW2 ARP Air Raid Warning Bell - maker marked "J. B." for bell maker James Barwell of Great Hampton Street Birmingham and dated 1939

    Original undamaged condition with aged patina.


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  • ARP (AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS) BAG, WHISTLE & HALL MARKED SILVER BADGE - Dated 1943
     


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    ref: br-arpbagf-0417



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  • WW2 ARP Bag, Whistle & Hallmarked Silver Badge - The bag an unusual and rare survivor, dated 1943 in excellent, undamaged, original condition and bearing the crow's foot War Department Stamp - Maker's mark "BADLER"

    Whistle by J. Hudson & Co. Barr St. Hockley, Birmingham - both whistle and badge also in excellent undamaged condition, the badge bearing Silver Hallmarks



    WW2 FIELD DRESSINGS - Dated 1941 to 1944
     


    £35

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    ref: br-dressingsf-1217



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  • WW2 Fiels Dressings - unused - 3 Dated 1941, 1942 & 1944 - 3 different manufactures "S. Maw, Son & Sons Ltd, London" "Vernon & Co Ltd. Preston" and Arthur Berton, Ltd. Leeds"

    All in unopened, unused and aged condition


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  • BRITISH ARMY SMALL PACK - BOTH CARRYING & SHOULDER STAPS - Dated 1944
     


    £40

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    ref: bru-smallpk28110



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  • WW2 British Army Small Pack - includes both the carrying straps and a shoulder straps - Bag and all straps clearly dated 1944

    Condition complete and undamaged - aged [10-2.5D-81]


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  • WW2 BRITISH HOLSTER FOR WEBLEY REVOLVER
     


    £50

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    ref: brw-holst-ac



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  • Original WW2 Bristh Canvas Holster for Webly Revolver - Dated 1942 with broad arrow War Department stamp

    Original undamaged condition, some fading of colour due to use.
    [AC-F.Ed]


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  • WW2 WD BINOCULARS by BARR & STROUD - Dates for 1940/41
     


    £85

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    ref: br-bigbinsf-0717



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  • WWII Binoculars - powerful x7 magnification - Maker marked "Barr & Stroud of Glasgow & London" - War Department Stamps - Patent dated 1940 serial no for 1941 - Original leather hanging strap - Original leather case also with hanging strap

    Barr & Stroud were leaders in the field of modern optics, producing binoculars, rangefinders and periscopes for the British Armed Forces and Navy among others, operating independently until 1977. The name still exists but was eventually bought by an importing company who now utilise the tradename on binoculars made in China

    In full working order and nice condition. If these had Third Reich markings they would be many many times more expensive to buy!

    Length in case: 10.5ins (27cm)
    Length of glasses: 9.75ins (24.75cm)


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  • WW2 GAS MASK USED BY BBC - DATED 1939/1940
     


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    ref: br-bbcgasmaskf-0717



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  • WWII Gas Mask/Respirator used by the BBC - Dated 1939/40 - marked "POST 16" & the initails "F A E" - maker "W W P Ltd" not many of these masks now survive

    A great piece of WW2 history, but not to be worn.



    WW2 BABY'S GAS MASK - DATED 1939
     


    £150

    add postage & packing, rate D, if required

    ref: bru-bgmask9111



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  • WW2 Baby's British Civilian Gas Mask - Government property label

    was issued with - not many now survive

    An evocative piece of WW2 memorabilia.


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  • WW2 GAS MASK - WITH CANVAS CARRYING CASE
     


    £35

    add postage & packing, rate B, if required

    ref: bru-gmask818004



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  • WW2 British Civilian Gas Mask - named "John Ayre" - Government property label

    - The cardboard box has preseserved and protected the mask keeping it in excellent condition - everybody was issued with one of these masks but not many now survive with the original cardboard box they were issued in or yhe carrying case - nicely named

    An evocative piece of WW2 memorabilia, but not to be worn.


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  • WW2 MICKEY MOUSE GAS MASK - WITH CANISTER AND ORIGINAL BOX
     


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    ref: bru-mmgasmk9130



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  • WWII 'Mickey Mouse' British Child's Gas Mask/Respirator - intended for 2 to 5yr olds - with original cardboard box and carrying tin universally known as "Mickey Mouse" since the outlet valve in the lower-central "face" gave it a resemblance to the famous character - the filter case was painted blue with the idea of making it more appealing to children - period carrying tin with original paint finish - not many of these masks now survive

    A great piece of WW2 and the evacuation of chidren memorabilia, but not to be worn.
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    WW2 GAS MASK - CIVILIAN ADULT (LARGE) - WITH LEATHER BOX
     


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    ref: br-adultgasmaskf-0416



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  • WW2 British Civilian Gas Mask/Respirator - Adult (Large) - - Mask in unused condition, the leather and cardboard boxes wich have preseserved and protected the mask have had much handling but are nicely aged - everybody was issued with one of these masks but not many now survive with the original cardboard box they were issued in, nicely named

    An evocative piece of WW2 memorabilia, but not to be worn.




    WW2 BICYCLE/HAND HELD TORCH
     


    £50

    ref: bru-torchms-dc



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  • WW2 bicycle/hand held torch - Stamped to the rear with War Dept Broad Arrow also maker's mark "J.L. Ltd" and "Lamps Electric No1" - Painted steel

    Aged and used but remarkably well preserved
    [Bd]


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  • WW2 BRITISH ARMY WATER BOTTLE DATED 1943
     


    £40

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    ref: br-britwbf-1115



    British Army Water Bottle dated 1943 and marked with War Dept Crow's Foot and 'NORMAL'


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  • USA ARMY WATER BOTTLE AND BILLY CAN - 1944
     


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    ref: br-usawbotf-1115



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  • United States Army Water Bottle and Billy Can dated 1944 and marked 'US' and maker 'S.M. CO.'




    USA ARMY WATER BOTTLE AND BILLY CAN - 1945
     




    £50

    ref: bru-uswaterbtmm-dc



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  • United States Army Water Bottle and Billy Can dated 1945 and marked "AF 0025", broad arrow and maker "M M S"

    Aged and used but undamaged and well preserved
    [?]


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  • WW2 KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY SWAGGER STICK
     


    £30

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    ref: br-swaggerstickf-0116



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  • Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Swagger Stick displaying the White Rose of York emblem - Difficult to date, although the KOYLI existed from 1881 to 1968 they adopted the title "KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY" in it's entirity from 1921 to 1948 so we think it dates from the WWII era, during which they served in France, Norway and Italy.


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  • RAF NAVIGATOR'S BUBBLE SEXTANT
     


    Donated to RAF Leeming museum

    ref: br-sextantf-0116



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  • WW2 RAF Navigator's Bubble Sextant - used in Lancasters, Sunderland Flying Boats and Halifax Bombers - with AM marks (Air Ministry)

    original Bakelite carrying case/box - Co Ltd"






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