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WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT TOMMY HELMET - RARE VARIANT

WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT TOMMY HELMET - RARE VARIANT

A real rare variant just sourced with other wartime items from a house in Liverpool.
B Grade helmet as issued to Home Guard as they were not deemed fit for Front Line service.
Unusually this one only has the 3 holes on one side of the apron not both.
The normally fibre straps of the liner and the liner band are made of compressed paper, this I've never encountered before.<... read more

Code: 58114

120.00 GBP

WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT TOMMY HELMET - FAP

WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT TOMMY HELMET - FAP

Good early (1939) First Aid Party helmet.
Stencilled back and front in large white letters.
Good liner and chin strap, the latter marked with owners initials.
Totally untouched "As Found" helmet.
V.G.C. read more

Code: 58724

95.00 GBP

WW2 VETERANS ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. NO.2 TUNIC C/W RIBBON BAR

WW2 VETERANS ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HLDRS. NO.2 TUNIC C/W RIBBON BAR

Attributed tunic to a WW2 vet who also saw a long period of service post war.( Name to buyer and a copy of an article on him in the Argylls magazine )
34” chest .
Corporals stripes, anodised collar badges and buttons, ribbon bar inc Palestine and a further GSM , M.I.D. acorn , Lsgc and his WW2 Stars etc.
Small size , in mint condition and direct purchase from the family.<... read more

Code: 59077

85.00 GBP

WW2 TRANSITIONAL BRITISH HELMET WITH SACKING COVER

WW2 TRANSITIONAL BRITISH HELMET WITH SACKING COVER

Very rare helmet being a smooth paint 1930's Tommy helmet with a WW1 Brodie liner.
I've had other examples where the shell has been WW1 and the liner WW2 .
Pre war smooth brown paint, this over the top rivet on the exterior of the helmet so marraige done at factory level.
Brodie liner has the red Brodie stamp inside and top rubber doughnut although the wool over that is a... read more

Code: 58531

495.00 GBP

WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT TOMMY HELMET - FIRE GUARD OFFICER

WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT TOMMY HELMET - FIRE GUARD OFFICER

1939 dtd. helmet.
White painted shell with 2 thin black bands and "F.G." to front.
Black painted interior.
Good liner and chin strap.
"R.O. & Co" and 1939 date.
V.G.C. read more

Code: 58725

120.00 GBP

AFS (AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE) WW2 TOMMY HELMET

AFS (AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE) WW2 TOMMY HELMET

A scarce 1940 dtd. example with red painted shell .
This practice was dropped during 1940 when it was realised they could be seen from the air so units went to the green shell.
Hand painted "AFS" to front.
Good lliner and chin strap.
V.G.C. read more

Code: 58796

Reserved

WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT “A” ( AMBULANCE ) TOMMY HELMET

WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT “A” ( AMBULANCE ) TOMMY HELMET

One of the scarcer Home Front helmets.
Black painted shell. Large stencilled " A " to front.
Size 7 .
1940 dtd.
Combat grade helmet not B grade.
Good liner and chin strap.
V.G.C. read more

Code: 58841

120.00 GBP

ROYAL SCOTS - QUEENS RIFLE VOLUNTEERS BRIGADE CAP BADGE

ROYAL SCOTS - QUEENS RIFLE VOLUNTEERS BRIGADE CAP BADGE

Excellent example from the Victorian period. Blackened brass and retaining most of it's finish. Well detailed, die struck.
Retains an original to it shaped piece of blackened leather behind the badge. Strong impression of the badge on the leather.Unusual to find one with this backing. read more

Code: 55303

55.00 GBP

4TH DONSIDE HIGHLAND VOLUNTEER BTN. (GORDON HLDRS.) CAP BADGE

4TH DONSIDE HIGHLAND VOLUNTEER BTN. (GORDON HLDRS.) CAP BADGE

Good cast brass example. Slight polishing to the high points. Flat lugs.
V.G.C. read more

Code: 55425

65.00 GBP

GERMAN 1938 GAUTAG DESSAU-MAGDEBURG-ANNHALT DAY BADGE

GERMAN 1938 GAUTAG DESSAU-MAGDEBURG-ANNHALT DAY BADGE

Large aluminium day badge. Maker marked “Alexander Wollram, Dessau” to rear. Approx. size 50 mm x 36 mm. Good detail. read more

Code: 55479

36.00 GBP