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.
Tan cotton twill construction with five gilt pebble button front closure .Top collar closure bakelite brown button and bottom bakelite waist button . Shirt has two pleated front pockets to chest.Scalloped closure flaps.Sleeves have fold back cuffs with button closure.Stitched cotton belt support loops.Upper left sleeve has a early two piece wool and cotton stitched armband. Swastika has been machine stitched on to the white cotton circle disc and in turn stitched onto the red wool .There are five small moth holes.
Collar has two red wool collar tabs with right tab unit number 1/21 for 1st Sturm Company of the 21st Standarte of S.A. Gruppe Ostmark. Inside of shirt at collar has size stamps '98 40'.Buttons are maker stamped 'Oberhoff & Cie' 'OLC' '21 M' .Brown tie in good condition.
Waist has internal elastic size adjustment straps with fabric buttons.Along the waist seam there are maker labels with maker 'BOBI ' and patent mark 'GES GESCH' and 'OLC' .Underneath one label is stitched to tunic is S.A. Clothing Official RZM label .All labels in excellent condition with all stitching intact.
Front breast pockets have S.A. Sports badge and Imperial black wound badge.S.A. badge shows wear and aging but nice overall and maker details to reverse. Wound badge retains most of its original black paint with just some wear to helmet.
Field grey wool rayon cap with dark green centre band and dark green piping.One very small nip to the crown. Insignia comprises a gilt washed stamped alloy eagle and swastika and alloy oak leaves wreath encompassing a stamped national tricolour cockade. Twisted silver/aluminium chin cord is secured in place by two small gilt washed metal buttons decorated with fouled navy anchors. Black vulcan fibre visor in good condition with all stitching intact. The interior of the cap is fully lined in light blue rayon with grey leather sweat shield and sweatband ribbon to the rear.Interior celluloid sweat diamond intact with all stitching present. Superb condition cap.
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
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.
A very nice quality, private purchase field-grey wool/tricot blend construction M35 dress tunic with eight button front closure . Hand embroidered eagle sewn in flat silver wire. Sew on should straps for the 24th Artillery Rgt. The collar liner studs are present to the interior or the collar.Maker label to interior. The tunic is roughly a size 36'' chest.Several small holes to left hand cuff.
Dr. Fritz Todt steel grade award, with award number 87 to reverse and dated 8 2 44. Still retaining it's paper tag. There is disagreement between collectors of this numbered type of Fritz Todt badge. Some think it original and made by a different maker, whilst others don't like it. It is fair to say no one so far has manged to prove it either way. So in light of this, we are selling it as a high quality replica to be on the safe side.
Excellent condition private purchase Police shako with molded black vulcanfibre body.Front of shako has a large alloy eagle and alloy national tricolour cockade.Brown leather chinstrap with alloy adjustment sliders.Tan leather interior liner. Tie string present.Interior crown has manufacturer label with size '58'1/2 Robert Lubstein, Berlin NO 55,Heinrich Rollerstr 16-17 Erel Berlin'
Cased Bar 'Spange' to the Iron Cross 1st Class. Tombac version non maker marked but attributed to B.H. Mayer.Some frosted silver remaining to swastika and date.Retainer is missing from badge.Wood and cardboard construction case with simulated leather covering.Interior of case has black flock base and with white satin lining, lug from fastening button is missing. Lid has impressed silver image of the award.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Approximately 1840s-50s this helmet was worn by Egyptian Cuirassier regiments who were bodyguards to the Khedive of Egypt Muhammed Ali Pasha.He was Khedive or Viceroy/Governor of Egypt and Sudan, a vassal of the Ottoman Empire.
These helmets were made in France and also by Henry Wilkinson of London.The Cuirassier Uniforms of the Khedives regiments followed European military styles of the time particularly France.There is much rust throughout the surface and interior of helmet but this could be cleaned up and removed and improve the appearance.
Crown is missing its dome and half moon spike and there is no chainmail aventail present to rear.Interior liner is also absent.Left side of chinstrap chainmail is present however the right side is missing a part of its attachment.Interior rear neck guard has the aventail chainmail attachment hooks present. Brass helmet centre band and round brass side discs in reasonable condition.There are three dents to the upper crown at front,side and rear.
The front arrow shaped visor guard is rusted but intact.To front right side of helmet crown is white paint that appears to be an accidental occurence at some time.
An unusual and rare helmet.
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.
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 private purchase 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.
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.
WW2 German Tricot tunic . This Tunic is made from fine field grey tricot and is fully lined, the tunic comes with all insignia which are very high quality and professionally sewn on by a trained tailor, description as follows: Heer GFM shoulder boards featuring the post April 1941 regulation construction of all three cords in gold bullion over a red underlay, with crossed baton devices in the 2nd pattern design.In 1941 Collar Insignia was created specifically for Heer Generalfeldmarschalls to set them apart from the other General officers by elongating the tab with the addition of a third prong in the middle of the design, this pair is based on Rommels! The Premium quality gold wire Hand Embroidered Breast Eagle over afield green backing for General Officers in the German Army. This eagle is modelled after an eagle design worn by several of the field marshals.
Sewn on the sleeves are the Krim Shield, and the Mountain Troop Badge. Also included is the EK 1914 2nd class Ribbon and 1939 Spange worn in the buttonhole.Size 42’’ Chest. Measures approximately 54cm from armpit to armpit.
Excellent condition Royal Canadian Artillery Khaki wool tunic with button fly front closure.All buttons and stitching intact.Belt complete with nickel silver buckle.Interior right breast has ink stamp with the Size,Height and Breast measurements and dated Jan 1945.Factory stamp below 'The T. Eaton Co Ltd of Montreal 1945, Montreal Factory' . Canadian War Dept stamp to interior on the left side.
Rare example of the German M42 helmet issued to early Austrian Gendamerie units in the postwar period up to 1955.Thereafter the Austrians used the American M1 helmet. The M42 is with its original German liner and size stamped 56.Drawstring present.There is a faint stamp to liner that appears to be Third Reich era and also the owners name written in ink 'Gorekor'.The chinstrap is Austrian issue and the helmet shell is painted in Austrian grey with a metal Gendarmerie flaming grenade device badge attached to the left hand side.Rear interior of helmet neck guard has number stamp.
Green wool rayon blend construction breeches.All buttons and straps present.Zips to bottom of legs working and in good condition.Several small nips to lower leg including one small hole.No staining.
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'
Edwardian pre WWI era HLI doublet in nice condition.Collar,Shoulder insignia and HLI buttons all present .Rear of collar shows wear with some of the lining and bullion tresse coming away.Rear of tunic in good condition with all buttons and tresse intact .Small stitched repair to rear above white braiding.The buttons to cuffs on left sleeve have been repaired with stitching.Interior lining all in good order and stitching intact.Number 42 and faint label to collar.Name of 'Green' in ink to inside right lining.
Included are correct tartan trews, these are modern but complement the tunic.
Very nice beret with Marines brass badge ,complete with lugs,attachment prong and cushioning cloth.Interior lining in good condition with all stitching intact.Air vent grommets and leather tab present,Lining has owners Admiralty tab with name of Morgan and 'Kangol Wear 70241'. Some wear to reverse of nap. Correct leather sweatband intact.
Feuerwehr M34 helmet complete with liner, chinstrap and neck guard. Helmet features a Heinkel decal, although these factory decals did exist we are not 100% comfortable with it so are selling the decal as a post war addition to be on the safe side. Liner has owners name written inside 'Brockmann'. Also other initials 'W.H.'
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.
Collar Badge of the elite Garde -Kavellerie-Schutzen-Division originally bodyguards for the Kaiser and an elite shock troop unit in WWI.After the Naval Mutiny in late November early and early December 1918 the G.K.S.D. marched home to engage the revolutionaries at the Imperial Palace on Dec 24th.They were heavily involved with the Freikorp units in the postwar period. A very rare badge from a elite and historic unit.The prongs are missing otherwise good condition.
Blackened leather construction combat pattern Y-straps. All buckles and hooks are present. Shows the expected period use otherwise in excellent condition.