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SCOTS GUARDS OFFICERS WW1 HELMET WITH INSIGNIA
Outstanding helmet rarely found for sale these days.
WW1 Brodie shell in rough drab paint to 100%.
Beautifully painted officers badge to front.
Officers type Gucci lining by a London maker.
Stout leather chin strap.
Fitted with an original to it string net suggesting service beyond the Great War by the officer.
Painted initials " W.T. " in 3D script.
Super rare in top condition with a price unfortunately reflecting that.
WW2 GERMAN SS MOUNTAIN TROOPS SKI CAP - YUGOSLAVIA
A very rare "Been There" ski cap of the pattern used by Mountain Troops.
Salty with age difference to the nape of the cloth between exposed and covered pieces.
SS skull button to front, this is attached through a piece of wire which has been used as a stiffener to make the front of the cap stand up. This has been soldier done to give the cap a bit of " Attitude".
Correct short peak for Gerbirgsjager.
Correct 5 hole WW2 metal Edelweiss stiched to left side.
Honest service wear with sweat staining through to the outside.
100% original as worn in the field by a veteran, evident by the use wear, only acquired over a long period of time.
From the Balkan campaign, mostly likely Jugoslavia.
Originally purchased from Espenlaub.
Attributed to foreign volunteer unit either Skanderberg or Prinz Eugen.
Code: 58047Price: 1395.00 GBP
WW2 GERMAN ARMY SINGLE DECAL HELMET COMPLETE
Good " Been There " combat helmet retaining the majority of it's rough field grey re issue paint.
All original "One Looker".
Unusually with full length maker marked and 1941 dated steel buckle chin strap.
Liner in combat worn condition and with 2 tongue ends a/f.Zinc band with fracture.
There is scratched owners details to the inside of the apron but indistinct.
EF 64 shell with batch no. 11763.
Remains of army decal.
Good honest American vet Bring Back that did'nt sit out the war.
Now hard to find untouched originals like this.
Code: 58045Price: 585.00 GBP
WW2 K.O.S.B. (KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS) GLENGARRY
Wool diced band with a few small moth nips.
Original to it cap badge, this I've left with it's untouched age toning.
Lining has had the crown part deliberately torn out by the soldier so possibly used in a hot climate ? Painted "KOSB" and number.
No tails or touree but a good 100% original to the KOSB confirmed by the painted letters.
Good size 56/57
Code: 58048Price: 120.00 GBP
WW1 ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS OFFICERS GLENGARRY - RARE
Rare Great War top quality, private purchase officers glengarry with it's original to it , officers badge.
Full length long silk tails in excellent condition.
Silk edged to body.
Please do not buy into the myth that all Great War glengarries had leather trim,
Private purchase Officers examples tended not to have this.
Grey ribbed lining with makers label with , F.W.FLIGHT - Army Tailor .London, Winchester, Aldershot , Woolwich and their respective addresses.
This definitely ties it to WW1 as by WW2 and the risk of bombing both sides omitted street names.
Also After WW1 the makers label read, " 'FLIGHTS LTD Military Tailors".
Red/ green / white diced band, this with some moth nips.
Dark blue body is good .
Large size for the period, 57.
2 piece officers badge on silk rosette.This original to it.
A rare glengarry from the War to End All Wars.
Code: 58040Price: 495.00 GBP
WW1 K.O.S.B. (KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS) GLENGARRY
Tri colour diced band, this with a small amount of mothing.
Good supple leather trim.
Original to it w/m badge on silk rosette.
Original silk tails present but a/f. Nowadays I'm seeing cotton modern added tails being sold as original. Tails should be fine silk as these are.
Original red touree
Smallish, approx size 54.
Getting hard now to find unmessed with One Look originals like this.
Code: 58044Price: 275.00 GBP
WW2 BRITISH H.L.I. (HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY) OFFICERS FAR EAST - 1945 DTD. - SLOUCH HAT
Reduced to a below market price for this rarity !!
Far East items are scarce and it's nice to turn up an attributed piece to a Scottish regiment.
Officer quality with air vents to the sides.
Upturned brim with officers bronze collar badge set on a nice circular green felt backing.
The leather sweat band has the maker , " Sanders & Brightman - Luton. ( size ) 6 - 1945 " and W.D. arrow. Also maker impressed owners name " J. Astbury " .
Inside the band there are further stampings " 21st May - 1945 " and " 130 " as well as a further 2 War Department arrows and what looks like a makers logo.
Linen puggaree .
Code: 58043Price: 225.00 GBP
SA STEYRMARK / HITLER YOUTH KEPI / COLLAR EDELWEISS
Scarce metal edelweiss in the style used by HJ and SA.
Correct RZM marked to rear.
British vet bring back.
Code: 58042Price: 55.00 GBP
WW2 COMMANDO BERGEN
Good example of this scarce Commando issue Bergen.
No visible dates but has the web straps for affixing Bren Gun pouches found on wartime examples.
These are on the front of the shoulder straps.
Straps are good, stout leather and web with brass buckles.
Leather trim to side pockets.
Good overall and being offered cheap as it weighs over 3K so check postal cost especially foreign buyers.
Where the kidney strap attaches at one side the rivets have broken away. Easy fix, otherwise no issues.
Good used example.
Cheapest out there.
Code: 58041Price: 75.00 GBP
JAPANESE WW2 - SUMMER FIELD CAP
Scarce Japanese summer cap in woven fibre material.
Retains it's green finish.
Woven inner lining.
Original rear orange adjustment cord.
Good size 56/57.
Code: 58035Price: 75.00 GBP
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