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 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.
Awesome and enormous National War Flag .Double piece stitched printed cotton construction flag.Stitched centrally down the middle two pieces with dual ply reinforcement panels to each corner.White trimmed hoist edge with tunnel looped cotton rayon buntingfor suspension rope.Size stamped 'Kr.Fl. 200 x 335' . This is centimetres. Maker stamped 'Johann Liebieg & Comp Reichenberg Sudetenland'
As shown in images there are numerous small holes throughout flag but most very small and do not detract from how impressive this flag is. This size of flag was hoisted on Battleships and cruisers.
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.
Very rare hand made construction alloy badge with copper wash .Instituted by Admiral Donitz on 19th Nov 44.Awarded for meritorious service that was not covered by existing awards.The original official design was never put into production and had a eagle and swastika.Only a small number of these were produced on board ships including the Prinz Eugen after hostilities ended hence they do not have the eagle and swastika
Superb multi piece construction rostrum drape with rare gold tress usually reserved for higher ranking Party Officials and leaders.Trimmed at bottom end with lovely gilt aluminium thread.White cotton disc machine sewn to red cotton drape with swastika to white centre.There are three attached hanging drapes attached to banner .These are rare and usually not present on Rostrum drapes.Attached are brass sewn hanging rings all intact.Excellent condition with only light staining and mark to white disc. Approximate size including gold trim and attachment drapes and rings 115 cm x 145 cm.
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.
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.
Superb condition very large Nazi Party National flag,Printed cotton construction flag with dual ply reinforcement panels to each corner.White trimmed hoist edge with tunnel looped cotton rayon bunting for suspension rope.Size stamped 'Gosch. 150x250' . Swastika and Marine 'M' Stamp.. Maker stamped 'Johann Liebieg & Comp Reichenberg Sudetenland'
As shown in images there are several small holes at bottom but most very small and do not detract from how impressive this flag is.
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 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.
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.
Superb examples of the Kriegsmarine officer's eagle and cockade insignia that have been stitched together to form one piece.Hand embroidered oakleaf wreath in gilt wire threads on padded navy blue wool base.Three piece tricolour cockade of black alloy base with alloy roundel and red cloth centre.
Hand embroidered breast eagle in gilt wire threads on a navy blue wool base
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.
Assorted paperwork belonging to Scots Guardsman J.BOYLE 2697368 a POW captured in North Africa and was in an Italian POW Camp then moving to a German one.Duplicate Paybook issued to him in excellent condition as his original was lost in action.Scots Guards Association Book, Clothing Bok 1945,His Dog-Tags,National Registration ID Card, Italian POW Camp Currency,Certificate Of Post War Credit,Motor Car Fuel Ration Book. New Year Card from St. Aloysius College,BirkirKara, Malta.Letter with envelope to his father in Glasgow,Cartoon card featuring Hitler and Roosevelt, Red Cross Greetings Card from Switzerland,Boxed King's Badge, Returning POW'S Information Pamphlet,Elsterhorst POW Hospital Card for his appointment to the Commitee.German Hospital letter and typed letter in English detailing his treatment and convalesence for Pleurisy.Army Letter to his father from the Scots Guards Record Office dated 6th July 1942 detailing that he is missing in action.Two ribbon bars and two tartan flashes for badges. Rarer are his Scots Guards shoulder flashes made in POW camp and another standard issue set. Service chevron red wool on khaki. All aquired from family.
Also available but sold separately on website are his POW Camp belt with assorted badges. ref 2821, Boys brigade medals ref 2080 V.G.C.
From a Scots Guardsman Pte James Boyle who collected these badges while a POW of the Italians and then moved to a German POW Camp.Some rare badges included,Italian Colonial Police Pith Helmet Badge,Polish Cap Badge,Tank Corp,South Wales Borderers,Royal Engineers,Royal Hussars,German Eagle Pith Helmet Decal,Royal Artillery,St John's Ambulance,Australia,South Africa Shoulder titles,Various buttons of Australia,New Zealand,Yorkshire,Scots Guards,95th Rifles,German Coin in pocket. We also have a paperwork collection belonging to same Soldier that has his flashes and Paybook and various POW Literature, this is listed separately ref 2319
Also available but sold separately on website are his Boys brigade medals ref 2080 G.C.
Alloy pebbled cap button with SS Death's Head and with RZM and maker stamp M5/276 for 'JOSEF PORNER GABLONZ a.N '
.Good condition with small dent to front of skull head.Very rare
Earth brown wool with machine woven RAD enlisted Man's insignia.Cotton/rayon lining in light tan colour with Vienna maker stamp 'Kurschner u. Mutzen Handwerks Wien' .Double ventilation grommets to sides.Size 56
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.
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.
Superb professionally built model with added zimmerit .Plastic and resin materials.Built in the 1980's from a long discontinued kit.Tracks move.
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.
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'
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.
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 '
Four medals for the Best Drilled Boy of 235th Glasgow Company,named to Pte J.Boyle for the years 1932,1933,1934,1934-35. All Silver Hallmarked with cornflower blue ribbons on bar. Comes with period blue box.All aquired from family. Also available but sold separately on website are his POW Camp belt with assorted badges. ref 2821, and POW paperwork ref 2319