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.
Leather flying jacket with sheepskin lining and internal War Dept label.Front left breast has detailed badge in gold depicting a wolf with the words 'AMES 7925 MIKES CIRCUS'. This was for R.A.F. Winterberg in Adenau, a Gee Station in Germany where the owner served. AMES is short for Air Ministry Experimental Station, the name given to the British Air Ministry's radar development team.Waist has leather belt intact and Lightning made zips to sleeves and jacket .The jacket zip has several teeth missing at the bottom however it is still able to fasten up intact. Left and right breast has pockets with stud closures that are open internally on inside to give access to tunic worn beneath or internal equipment. All stitching intact. Leather in excellent condition for its age. Inside pocket has fur lining and wool lining all present. The label is quite faded but it looks like size 4, height 5.8.5, breast 47, waist 46.
Very nice tunic that came with other tunic and trousers belonging to Capt Bridge of the Indian 7th Light Cavalry.With all original insignia and minus ribbon bar but retaining Oak Leaf cluster for mentioning in despathes. One small moth hole present.Inside label present and dated March 1942 and maker details 'Prices Tailors Limited Proprietor of The Fifty Shilling Tailors'. This tunic came with the other cavalry tunic (Code: 2188) and trousers (Code: 1585) all belonged to Capt Bridge. V.G.C.
Named to Capt J.C Bridge. Blouse dated 1942 size 10.Maker 'SINDALL BROS & CO LTD'. War Dept stamp.Insignia all original and present to the 7th Light Cavalry .There has been a ribbon bar present on tunic but has been removed.This tunic came in with the Battledress trousers (Code: 1585) and the other Cavalry tunic (Code: 1929) all belonged to Capt Bridge.
Very nice early pattern and rare Battledress trousers in excellent condition.War Department stamp and numbered. Size 9.One loose button to front button closure. These trousers came with Cavalry tunics (Code: 2188) and (Code: 1929) all belonged to Capt Bridge.
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 'North West Frontier Fig 3'. Foldlines throughout and some tears.Very rare.Size 60 inches x 24 inches.
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.
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.
Jan 1945 dated Canadian made serge tunic by 'The Earl Clothing Co , Montreal'.War Department Stamp present.Sergeant stripes to arms and unit insignia above.Medals on clasp comprise 39-45,France & Germany,Defence, and War.
Soldiers service Pay Book with owners details of Sgt William Wright who served four years in the Territorials.Also his National Identity Card with his Leeds Address .There is an additional shoulder flash included.
With original belt loops and belt.Tassles and hair all intact as is leather and stitching. Owners name and number marked to rear 'R.Christie 6198'.Cantle and badge in lovely condition.
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.
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. This tunic belonged to the same marine as the WW2 British Royal Marines Beret (Code: 1937)
Brass Marines badge with lugs and backing cloth tab stitched to interior of cap.Interior liner is missing. Air vent grommets and drawstring complete with leather sweatband. This beret belonged to the same marine as the WW2 British Royal Marines Officer Overseas Dress Jacket (Code: 2805) We think this is possibly the reason the liner has been removed because of the tropical climate.
Used in Tanks and Armoured Vehicles.Rare lend lease example for delivery to the Soviet Union.Has Russian cyrillic script lettering to front panels alongside English. Training Notes Manual stamped to the 1st Training Regiment Royal Signals included.All controls and switches move.Dated 1942 and 'Zenith Radio Corporation' plate to front with serial numbers.
Nice mint pair machine woven, and representing the Oak,Ash and Thorn of 'Puck Of Pook's Hill' from Kipling's story and the area in which the Corp was raised.
Fought in the Normandy Campaign and the Bocage country of Normandy was noted as similar to the Corps badge and they adopted the name 'The Bocage Club'.XII Corp supported the left flank of XXX Corp during Operation Market Garden in September 1944.These examples are Dutch theatre made in the Brabant Weave'
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.
Visor cap and brown leather folder,worn and used by ex R.A.F. Pilot who later flew for B.E.A.(British European Airways) .Contains paperwork pertaining to his pension scheme with the airline.Visor has embroidered BEA badge to front and maker label to cap interior.Interesting items for Aviation enthusiasts.Aquired as part of collection from R.A.F. veteran's family
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.
Named to Douglas Anderson Scott.Slip is for the 39-45 Star and the Atlantic Star and War Medal.Perished at sea when his ship the Clan MacFadyen was torpedoed on 27th Nov 1942 95 miles southeast of Trinidad by U-508 commanded by Georg Staats.92 on board of whom only 10 survived. The ship was enroute U.K. She had been zigzagging for 13 hours to avoid the U-Boat who had been hunting her.
Photocopied paperwork and ships crew listed.
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. V.G.C.