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
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.
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.
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.
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 '
Nice tan cotton tunic for the tropical climate.Name of Maxwell to neck interior.Marines collar insignia and shoulder boards for rank of Lieutenant.Four brass button front closure.Officers aigullette to left shoulder and breast pocket.Two small holes to left hip pocket.Interior label for maker 'MOSS BROS COVENT GARDEN'. Stamped Feb 1944.
WW2 produced and used to practice coordinating the firing of members of a section to a specific targets.Very rare as few of these remain.Printed by J.Weiner Ltd London.From a War Office design and Crown Copyrighted.These details are to bottom left corner,printed on bottom right corner is 'Middle East Fig 3'. Foldlines throughout and some tears.Very rare.
Beautiful embroidered work on a silk base named to 2819269 L/CPL E BAKER 1st Battalion 72nd Seaforth Highlanders .Photograph of the soldier is in centre of embroidered work.He was part of the Shanghai Defence Force 1938-39. Various national flags are also embroidered.In black frame with glass. 20 x 16 inches
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Comprises tunic cap and trousers.Tunic has six gilt buttons to front and left sleeve has rank badge and one year service stripe.Bullion embroidered.Inside tunic has label 'Le Cooper ,Harwich'
Trousers in good condition of dark navy wool ,several small holes to side of one leg otherwise good condition.Cap is dark navy wool with black centre band .Bullion embroidered crown and anchor badge.Leather chinstrap is perished to one side and detached from retaining button.Inside blue canvas lining with stitched owner's label name of 'G.CHUBB' Brown sweatband and leather stitched visor.The visor has some staining to upper surface.Rear crown of cap has some signs of wear and several small moth nips to edges.The crown edge to front has wear with thin hole along edge and also the stitched material where crown and upper cap meets the material has come away.
Black painted steel helmet for use by ARP and Police motorcyclist's. Brown liner and sweatband intact and in excellent condition with canvas liner rigging and string tie present.Brown leather ear flaps amd felt inside lining.Sweatband is dated and maker stamped 'B.M.B. 1943' '63/4' size marking.BMB maker is for 'Briggs Motor Bodies'.Brown leather chinstrap.Several dents across helmet crown
Nice four pocket Officer dress tunic for a Captain in the Service Corp. Inside pocket label has maker 'ALDERTON & SONS LTD, 110 CANNON ST, E.C.4' plus owner name of N.C. TYRELL 4211 . Dated 2.10.41.
Service Corp Officer aigulette and ribbon bar with Mention In Despatches bar on War Medal.Also Defence Medal,Italy Star and 39-45 Star.Small tear to inside silk lining and shows wear under the sleeves otherwise in good condition.
Defence,39-45,War Medals.Medals and documents to Captain Stanley Thomas Garner.Documents are Soldiers Service Paybook,Officer's Record Of Service Book,Release And Resettlement Book and a photograph of him and his fellow officers.
Flight lieutenant's mess dress uniform comprising of jacket with gold bullion observer breve and kings crown gilt buttons.Moss Brothers Covent Garden label named to Wookey, complete with waistcoat and trousers.The jacket is approximately a 38 inch chest with arm length from shoulder to bottom of sleeve 24 and a half inches, the waistcoat is approximately a 38 inch chest and the trousers are 32-33 inch waist and 28 inch inside leg. There is a small hole approximately 1 inch x a quarter inch on the upper front of trousers just below the crotch.
Shell is Date stamp 1939. Maker stamp FO2.Liner is stamped BMB 1939 7 for size.War department stamp alongside '265'.Liner and chinstrap in excellent condition.Black paint is nearly all present except for crown area and several white scrape marks.
Excellent condition Women's Land Army trousers of corded brown cloth with cotton lining. War Department stamp to inside waist band.All brown bakelite buttons intact.Inside of legs are reinforced with canvas material.Small nips to rear base of seating area.
Pullover shirt with bakelite buttons.Pocket button missing.Label to collar 'HAMMOCK BRAND GOVERNMENT DYE'
-shoulder to shoulder 42cm G.C.
-arm pit to arm pit 55cm
-shoulder to cuff 57cm
Please note you will not receive the actual star in the picture as these sell so quickly it is impossible to keep adding and removing them from the site.You will however get one in a similar or better condition.