A boxed example of the very rare Silver Spanish Cross without swords attributed to Rudolf Wachtler & Lange complete with LDO box. This rare award without swords was awarded to non combatants and is much rarer than the version with swords.
Only 327 were awarded.
A Lovely blued steel lobster tail Prussian helmet with all original parts.Brass cockades with all paint remaining and brown chinstrap and liner in excellent condition.Liner has some wear to drawstring holes.Spike and fittings all complete.Dated stamp 1916 to inside base of helmet along with maker stamp 'C.E.JUNKER'.The underside of neck guard is size stamped '58'.Inside of visor has some of the original green paint remaining.The Prussian Imperial Eagle plate has pewter finish.Excellent example and rare in this condition.
Very rare ARG 1 Celestial Computer used for extremely accurate navigational readings by the Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine particularly the U-Boat arm.The body is aluminium and bakelite construction with glass screen that is illuminated when plugged in.There is an azimuth with microscope eyepiece and cross hairs. To front of instrument around glass are four information plates in luminous yellow.Reverse has switch with words 'Dunkel Aus Hell'(Dark From Light). Connecting wire included and wooden storage box in good condition with all parts intact and original information labels included.
A rare item.
Ribbed lightweight khaki olive cotton twill construction coat. Large fold back lapels and collar.Front closure has matching dual buttons on breast panels.Metal hook closure at neck and buttons on fold back lapels.Slash pocket to right breast and angled slash hip pockets with closure flaps with buttons.The armpits area have open ventilation slits .Shoulder strap loops and buttons intact.
Reverse of coat has a ventilation shoulder yoke.Interior of coat has lightweight cotton olive mesh lining to reverse of the top shoulder yoke.
Maker mark and size stamps to interior,maker is 'Thiele & Co Munchen' with depot year stamp 1942. All buttons intact and original,some maker stamped 'Assmann & Co'.Some minor staining to bottom tail of jacket otherwise excellent condition.
A very rare photo print of Edward Prince Of Wales signed by him in bottom corner.The print is taken from a photo of him in Nova Scotia Canada in 1919. Edward VIII of course later abdicated the throne.In bottom right corner of mounting board is written in ink 'Cheerio Everybody' ! Frame has some wear and small chips to frame.To reverse is framers label 'HUGH A.BROWN, CHARING CROSS GALLERY, 482 SAUCHIEHALL ST GLASGOW'. A rare item
A very nice and rare M16 Helmet , stamped sheet steel construction helmet retains high amounts of its original paint. The interior of the helmet has three pad leather liner with alloy retaining band in good condition.. Chinstrap is complete and in excellent condition.
The interior crown of the helmet has a maker label 'OSKAR SOMMER DORTMUND'. The helmet has all three liner retaining rivets and both chinstrap retaining rivets and both of the M16/18 style ventilation side lugs all intact. One liner pad has 'Maa 13' written on it in ink.Front of the helmet has a silver Luftschutz decal.Part of the oakleaf and one leg of the swastika has come away and upper right of Luftschutz is minus the oakleaf. V.G.C.
Case in excellent condition and stamp date 1942 and maker/waffenampt stamps.Metal closure stamp is maker stamped.All stitching to case intact.Binoculars are stamped in white 'BRIGADIER M.P. BOGERT' obviously captured during campaign. .Maker stamp beh KF Dienstglas 10x50 388801.Tongue leather on binos stamped beh 1941.Optics are good..
Brigadier Bogert commanded West Nova Scotia Regt 1942-43 in the Canadian Infantry attached to the British Army in Italy Monte Cassino and Anzio.Also Greece.Awarded DSO for service at Jelsi in Italy,Order Of Valour from Greece and Legion Of Merit for service in Korea as well as MBE and CBE.
The case has Enclosure tags for Horse Racing from the 1960's at Sandown and Epsom.
private purchase regimental kilt of the Seaforth Highlanders.Complete with all metal buttons which are maker marked Dugald Maclachlan Oban. Correct course material which is in very good condition despite it's age with no mothing which is usually found on these type of kilts.
Comprises tunic.cap,shirt,tie and Sam Browne belt and cross strap.No labels to tunic,shirt or cap. Silk lining to tunic.Officer quality badge insignia to collars and cap.Green tropical shirt and tie both excellent condition.Shoulder boards are minus metal R.A.O.C. insignia,Officer crowns present.All brass buttons present are R.A.O.C. with waist button beneath belt having 'ROYAL ARMY ORDNANCE CORP' along edge of button.All buttons are maker stamped.Cap minus interior maker label otherwise in excellent condition with owners initials ' DHK ' stamped to sweatband.Sam Browne leather good with no cracking.
Also known as the Himmler helmet as same as the style he wore with the exception of his having lugs as opposed to vents.
Worn by the Hermann Goring Police unit,S.A.,SS and other Police units.Light tan liner to interior with liner pad complete including drawstring.One side of chinstrap is broken.Liner stamped size 57 and 'R.R.' Nearly all black paint present and ventilation holes to each side.
Framed and signed print by Mike Aspinall depicting Wing Commander Guy Gibson's Lancaster attacking the Mohne dam on the night of 16-17 May 1943 . The print is signed by four 617 Squadron crew who flew in the raid and by two crucial members of the 617 Squadron ground crew.
Collection only due to glass in frame.We have other signed prints in stock too, please contact us for details.
Very nice brown cotton twill shirt with five button front closure.Slip on shoulder straps with purple piping denoting rifleman units.All buttons intact with hammer and sickles inside a star.Two buttons to each sleeve cuff.Inside tunic has Soviet Army and maker stamp with date 1943.
A miniature suit of Japanese Samurai armour which measures approximately 15 inches in height and 14 inches in width. It is made from metal and held together with lace. The helmet is also metal with brass fittings and features what appears to be small spikes covering the crown of the helmet, these appear to be made from clay and some have snapped off, complete with modern wooden stand. Brought back by a British officer who served in Japan where he was stationed in 1946 as part of the British Occupation Force.
A very nice early prewar stamped sheet steel helmet in excellent condition with very high percentage of original black paint.Original aluminium comb to crown .Interior M31 light brown leather liner complete with grey crown leather panel and internal padding.Liner is size 57.Owners initials A.R. to liner in faded ink.Chinstrap complete and in good condition.Rear skirt of helmet is stamped 'D.R.P. Thale' for Deutsches Reich Patent and Thale where it was made.
Rare Leather neck guard is in lovely condition all complete with attachment holes for liner straps.
Off white cotton rayon blend with HBT Blend weave with five button front closure.One button is cracked.All other buttons and straps,belt support hooks intact.Size stamps and maker stamp present.Complete with matching work trousers.All complete with buttons and size adjustment straps.Maker stamp for 'Franz Westrich Ramstein' and with size stamps.No holes .One small stain.
White cotton pullover complete with breast eagle. Inner tunic has makers stamp Schaffer & Vogel and owners name tag Rolf Faber to inside. Shirt is approximately a 36 inch chest and 34 inch waist, two small holes to front of shirt otherwise good condition.
Awarded to volunteer's from the countries in Eastern Europe for their contribution to the German War Effort.This version with swords was for bravery in combat. Zinc construction with a gilt wash finish retaining a very high percentage of the gilt wash to front and reverse.Pin and retainer intact. Wood and pressed cardboard construction case with flock base and satin interior and simulated grained black leather covering .Box lid has a impressed gold image of the award.Excellent condition.
16 '' x 14 '' silk National flag.. Taken from Japanese soldier by U.S. Soldier on Okinawa. His name 'MIMS' and 'OKINAWA' has been written on flag.Corner tabs intact. Several holes in sun area and some smaller ones throughout.
Superb professionally built model with added zimmerit .Plastic and resin materials.Built in the 1980's from a long discontinued kit.Tracks move.
Nice cap with navy blue wool cloth body and black velvet centreband with carmine wool truppenfarbe.Front centre of cap has national tricolour cockade.Second pattern alloy eagle to front centreband.Black patent leather chinstrap and black vulcanfibre visor. Interior has brown leather seatband and crown has brown/tan cloth lining.Celluloid centre diamond missing.
Excellent condition and well filled in Wehrpass with details of many battles and engagements and wound details.As a Panzergrenadier he was involved in much frontline combat serving in famous battles and survived to the end and his official discharge.Extra photo included.All details including awards in a typed translation paper slip.
Standard issue for use with Wireless Set 76 and famously used by Airborne Forces at Arnhem.General purpose British Army receiver for use in vehicles and ground stations .Serial number plate marked 'RECEPTION SET NO R 109 , SERIAL No 8317 , M.R. , Z.A. 11295 '
Grey/green wool breeches with black pinstripes to sides of breeches.HBT (Herring Bone Twill) interior lining.Lining has number stamps in red ink and letters 'KH' .All buttons and straps intact.There are some minor wear to breeches and a few moth holes otherwise good condition.
Good quality and excellent condition summer police officer breeches. Slash pockets with single bakelite button closure and rear pocket and watch fob pocket. Lower legs are four button fastening to each leg. Four button fly closure and adjustment strap to rear. All stitching intact with cotton canvas lining to interior. Some small minor staining on legs. Maker stamp with sizes to inside waist band 'Gustav S? Karlsruhe. Waist size 99cm.
Original 1930's horse and figure by Lineol .Horse in good condition with most paint intact and just a crack to front right leg.This is quite stable and not likely to deteriorate.Mussolini figure is excellent condition with nearly all paint intact .Base of horse is marked 'LINEOL GERMANY'
High quality art paper certificate for a DRL Sports award presented to a Hermann Zofel.Translated as ''In recognition of the services to the spread of the German Physical Exercises and in appreciation of many years of successful work towards its goals.Hermann Zofel Of Gymnastics Club Sohland Spree is awarded this letter of Honour by the German Reich Federation for Physical Exercises District 8 Gau V''
His name and details are beautifully hand drawn in calligraphy style.Dated 19th August 1938 Dresden and signed by the Gaufuhrer.Certificate comes in a high quality carded folder with an embossed DRL eagle to the front.There is a white tassle to bottom.
The certificate and folder are themselves enclosed in a thick carded heavy duty blue folder with DRL in gilt lettering to front.
Very nice condition Combat trousers worn by Soviet infantry in WWII. All stitching intact and buttons all present with stamped makers mark to each one.
Rear label to top of trousers at waistband has maker details believe to be a factory in Belorussia.The buttons all have stamps for a factory in Moscow.There are several small holes and a small minor tear to leg.The size adjustment straps and buckles in excellent condition with all paint intact to buckles.Leg chords to bottom of trouser legs intact full length and with no fraying.
Published in 1939 in English by Hutchison and Co Plublishers Ltd in association with Hurst and Blackett Ltd, London.An unexpurgated edition with many illustrations throughout.Hardback.Burgandy leather Spine has crack to bottom corner.Gilt lettering and a gilt eagle with swastika to upper spine.Several pages inside have repairs to tears.Rare version.
German made M38 Luftschutz helmet issued to the Bulgarian Army Anti-Air and Chemical Defence( Protivovazdushna i himimicheska Zashtita) .Number 3 painted to front.Nearly all green paint remaining.Liner and chinstrap present. Paper number stamp to interior and size maker stamp to inside rear of neck guard.
Stamped aluminum construction M34 helmet retains most of its original black satin finish paint.Ventilation holes positioned on each side of the crown. All four of the flat headed liner retaining rivets are intact. The interior of the helmet has a M31 light tan leather liner. Liner is complete. Original chinstrap is complete . The interior crown has the addition of leather crown lining panel with internal padding. Size marked 56. Owners initials to liner.Shell maker stamped 'Edel'