Alloy construction shield with bronze wash. Army/ SS wool backing cloth complete with paper, plate and all prongs intact. Rarer version with upturned head made by Karl Wurster.
Original oil painting on wooden ammo box lid from 1917 by British Soldier W.S. Donald during his time convalescing in hospital.It is copied from a painting called The Strongest from 1915 by an Italian Illustrator Fortunino Matanio. He was one of the most accomplished wartime illustrators and his work appeared in Allied,neutral and Central Powers alike.The painting was copied from a magazine the soldier had in hospital and shows the soldier's painting skills as its an excellent copy of the original
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.
French 75mm shells with hammered Allied flags and details. One shell is stamped USA for where the brass is made but French markings for a 75mm artillery shell.It features the British flag with US and French either side and AMIENS above with Victory 1918 below.
The other shell is again French 75mm artillery with similar flags and the word 'BOVES' to top and 'PEACE JUNE 1919' to bottom.
Excellent condition helmet of the German Federal Border Guard Police from the 1950's. Liner and chin complete and near mint condition.Liner stamped '57-61'. Shell is size stamped '66' and maker stamp LS for 'LINNEMANN & SCHNETZER, AHLEN '. Rare to find this helmet in this condition.
Tan coloured cotton twill pullover shirt with four button front closure.Buttons are brown bakelite with convex surface and four split panel design.Collar is removable and attached with bakelite buttons.
Dated 1953.Has owner details in ink inside liner.As Used in the Suez Crisis in 54 and later years.All complete with liner and chinstrap.Has rear reflector band around helmet.Cover painted sack cloth camouflage cover. Some small age holes to liner.
Enamel badge with screwback plate.Rare version made in early 1945 at Moscow Platinpribor Factory.Has longer bayonet touching the border that is rarer than the standard.Reverse has serial number and a smaller font of the makers mint mark.
Good condition 8x30 binos made by Carl Zeiss Jena. Complete with original strap.Stamped with maker and 'DELTRINTEM'(Central Focus) 8 x 30'
Vintage Japanese made butane gas lighter in excellent condition with original box and instructions.Still working but would need new batteries for light and refill lighter fluid.Battery compartment has some minor rust.
Book for tracing family history and lineage and checking for racial purity. Well filled in book with individuals ancestry.