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.
Private purchase field-grey wool construction M35 dress tunic with eight button front closure and double metal hook and eye closure . The tunic is roughly a size 36" chest. Shows the expect light age and usage but overall very nice tunic.
Shoulder insignia is rank of Oberfeldwebel and cypher for Panzer Reconaissance Unit 8.NCO silver aluminium tress with pink piping for Panzer. The collar tabs are hand embroidered litzen in bright silver/aluminum wire threads on pink wool base.Small moth hole beneath right side insignia.Machine woven breast eagle in excellent condition.Eastern Front ribbon bar to left breast.
Cuff litzen and tress in good condition on both sleeves.A button on left sleeve has a chip out of the silver button and small moth nip below this.Interior lining shows some wear but from period use.Interior belt intact.
There is a small hole to front bottom of tunic and some moth damage to lining edge.Front and rear lower partof tunic has some staining.There are several very small holes to rear of tunic and two on rear of right sleeve.
Police green wool six button tunic with 1941 pattern machine embroidered police eagle in orange rayon truppenfarbe on green, wool base.Nice second pattern slip on shoulder boards. The shoulder boards feature matte silver/aluminum braid with interwoven "V"s, encompassing inner brown braids mounted on orange rayon truppenfarbe base. The shoulder boards have narrow orange rayon slip on tongues. Rank of Wachtmeister serving with the Gendarmerie. Machine woven collar tabs with silver rayon base with machine woven litzen in bright orange thread.
Internal collar attached to tunic all buttons intact.Interior rayon lining with size stamping ,maker and dated 1944.Belt hooks present to front and rear.Bottom corner of right waist pocket has two moth holes and also beside second button from top.
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.
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.
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.
Very nice Feuerschutzpolizei NCO Cap with navy blue wool doeskin body and black velvet centreband with carmine wool tress.Front of cap has three piece national cockade and beneath an alloy second pattern Police eagle and wreath.Black patent leather chinstrap with two black painted sheet metal length adjustment sliders.Two black sheet metal buttons secure chinstrap in place.Interior of cap lined with light brown oilcloth and sweatband and with clear celluloid diamond stitched in place and printed with 'PREISGEKRONTE (Prize Winning) Pekuro Mutze (Manufacturer) STIRNDRUCKFREI (Forehead Pressure Free) Deutsches Reichs- Patent.' Paper size tag '60cm' attached to rear of sweatband.
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.
Nice grey wool Deutsches Rotes Kreuz NCO Visor cap.Light grey piping to crown.Some fraying to piping at front.Grey centre band with light grey piping to edges.Vulcanfibre visor.Second pattern enamelled eagle badge with red enamelled cross to cap front and beneath a three piece and rare Red Cross cockade.A small moth nip to side of cap badge.Chin cord and buttons all present.Interior Brown leather sweatband in good condition with just a small tear.Interior lining is excellent and complete with its celluloid diamond.Number 5 stamped to lining.
WW2 German Feuerwehr Fire police tunic with Eltville/Rhein eagle and shoulder straps for the rank of Obertruppmann. Pre-1938 Feuerwehr issue tunic with two white service stripes to the lower left sleeve. Carmine pink piping to collar with some wear and damage to rear of the collar and a couple of small holes to rear of left shoulder otherwise good condition.
M34 Helmet complete with liner and the rarer chinstrap.Liner stamped '56' size and rear of neck guard has maker stamp.Decal has been denazified with the swastika scratched out.
Beaded rim helmet of stamped sheet steel construction M35 style helmet with the addition of an embossed horizontal "bead" positioned at front and rear visors and crown. The helmet retains about 90% of its original dark blue satin finish. The front center of the helmet has a Luftschutz emblem decal in place. The black detailed, silver decal features stylized spread wings with a central oak-leaf sprig and a swastika positioned below "Luftschutz". The decal is retained about 95%. The interior of the helmet has a tan leather construction nine finger liner with air vents. Liner is size marked 56. Shell is stamped with the manufacturers code and size, "E.F.66" for maker 'Emaillierwerke A.G. Fulda' size 66. Liner has owners name marked in ink.Chinstrap complete and in good condition. V.G.C.
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.
Dark blue wool Navy cap.These caps usually have a strap however the Engine Room Personnel on Japanese submarines did not have a chinstrap and we believe this cap to be one of those.Gilt anchor badge stitched to front .Ventilation grommets on each side.Inside has stitched maker label with owners name in Kanji.Sackcloth lining and leather sweatband.Tie strings and eyelets to reverse.Nice item.
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.'
German Polizei grey/green wool construction cap with brown rabbit fur front. The side ear lugs and back panel of the cap are held in the upright position by rayon tie strings. The reverse of the fold down side ear lugs and back panel are lined in ribbed grey/green rayon. The central front fur panel can be folded downward to act as a visor if required. No insignia. The interior of the cap is fully lined in quilted, ribbed, grey green rayon material. There are no visible markings.
To the front of the cap is an alloy silver washed die stamped 2nd pattern Police eagle .The fur shows some nips and wear to edges otherwise in excellent condition.
A superb example of the standard pattern winter cap as issued to Japanese troops for cold weather conditions. Yellow wool five pointed national star stitched to front.The ear flaps are complete with all bakelite buttons present.Full rabbit fur exterior with all fur present.The wool is in excellent condition throughout the cap.
Interior of cap has two tie strings for fastening under the chin.Inside lining is stamped and in excellent condition with all stitching intact.
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.
Luftshutz M38 Gladiator style helmet complete with liner and chinstrap. Helmet features a Junkers 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.Complete with liner and chinstrap.
The helmet retains nearly all its original blue paint.Liner complete with some tears to the liner fingers where the string threads through.Owners name 'Kathe Ahnelt' to front interior and to rear skirt stamped 'RL2-38/28' made by Paul Diener Dresden .
Decal label beneath 'Hochstpreis RM 8- ' (Maximum price 8 Reichmarks ) 'Vertrieb genehmight genab S 8 Luftschutzgesetz' ( Distribution approved according to section 8 Air Protection Legislation). 'Kopfweite 55' (Head with 55)
Army Officers Visor Cap.Details stitched to interior.Medium olive drab wool body and crown. The one-piece crown is piped in red wool to its edge. The Imperial brass star is affixed to the front of the center band. The cap has its original black patent finished chinstrap, with dual adjustment sliders, fixed by alloy officer’s buttons with embossed chrysanthemums. Black patent finished visor. The silk liner is complete. The sweatband is complete but has some wear to the stitching at the rear. Shows the expected period use and wear but overall nice condition.
A very nice stamped sheet steel construction M38 Gladiator style helmet retains almost 100% of its original dark blue paint. The front center of the helmet has a replica Luftschutz decal .The helmet has two separate groups of seven, "salt & pepper" 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 leather liner with ventilation perforations to the front forehead section and the liner has all seven fingers. The liner is size marked with black numeral, "58". Chinstrap is complete and in excellent condition.
Machine woven eagle on white rayon baseNavy blue wool overseas cap with scalloped, fold down side and back panels. Second pattern machine woven police eagle and wreath in white threads on a black woven rayon trapezoid base, machine stitched to cap front fold down panel.
Japanese naval enlisted mans late model side cap. Olive drab canvas cap with machine embroidered yellow anchor to front. Complete with canvas chin strap and tie strings to back. Inside of cap has a rectangular ink stamp with Japanese characters.
White canvas construction side cap used by naval ratings in the Japanese navy.Machine embroidered black anchor on oval patch sewn to front.White canvas chin strap complete with two adjustment loops.Visor is of the same material as the body. The cap has two reinforced ventilation holes to either side of the crown all showing rust. Two reinforced eyelets are on either side of a slit to the rear and these are also quite heavily rusted.Some staining to interior particulary around the visor. Sweatband is of brown leather material.
Feuerschutzpolizei M43 cap with alloy 2nd pattern police cap eagle maker marked JFS. Badge is original but the cap itself could possibly be post war as these type of Fire police M43 caps continued to be made by the same manufacturers both during and just after the war, so very difficult to date. Priced accordingly at £125
Polizei M43 field cap made from original material with original badge. Possibly field construction or postwar very difficult to know other than original parts. Priced accordingly
Matching pair of army issue underwear consisting of long johns and shirt, complete with all buttons, both maker marked B&D Hamburg and dated 1939 with 46 size stamps. Approximate size is a 40 to 42 inch chest and 32 to 34 inch waist