This originally from a house in Ayrshire ( name of serviceman to buyer ).
Khaki cap in a floppy style, these were made in Ireland before the UVF embarked for England to enlist.
No moth or damage and in a good size for the period being approx. 56.
Thin leather strap with leather football buttons.
Orange liner with sweat staining to the crown.
Badge has a piece of rubber behind it it to keep it tight. Don't know if it is a Sharmann marked one as I've never taken the badge off and have no intention of doing so.
" Dixie " cap badge with old polish residue and slight verdigris.
Green leather under the peak.
Sides stiffened with the same woven hessian found on Great War glengarries.
100% One Look original .
Extremely rare Airborne helmet as worn by Israeli paras in the 6 Day War.
British shell and wartime khaki jump straps.
Overpainted in period tan camo.
Jewish liner with markings and possible date of 1955 ?
Yellow sorbo foam.
Black balmoral with red touree as worn by the Black Watch.Genuine issue.
Likely from the 1950's ?
Says size 57 but I would say slightly smaller.
Post '52 anodised cap badge which is original to it and the impression can be seen on the nape of the cloth.
Not sure latterly the criteria for this bonnet. In my own experience it was worn by the Military band and officers although back in the day it's use was more widespread through the Battalion.
Star attributed to the Serviceman when he was ASC.
War and Victory to the same recipient but attributed to him with the Royal Marines at Deal Depot.
A real rarity being an officers wool bonnet similar to a Thrum bonnet which was issued in small numbers to Highland Regiments in the Great War.
I have one of these in my personal Argyll collection and this is only the 3rd one I've ever seen.
Possibly private purchase and favoured by Argylls officers ?
I believe these bonnets to be inter war ('20's ) into WW2.
Wool body with a couple of moth holes.
Short tails to the back which are normally worn tied in a bow.
Lining with some loss / damage.
Fitted with beautiful officers fully fretted cap badge.
Extremely rare and in super condition.
High quality as usual from Gaunt.
Maker mkd. to back.
Stout pin fixing.
Lovely piece .
Carved ebony or bog oak handle.
Real stone to top.
Princess Louise cypher to handle.
Leather covered wood scabbard.
Now extremely hard to find a genuine Russian front winter camo like this.
20 years ago I was was getting them from Demjansk like this regularly but not now.
Bunker found condition so all complete but has the darkened liner and seam stitch rot you usually find with bunker helmets.
All over hand brushed white camo.
Full length chin strap.
Early single banded aluminium liner band.Square D rings.
One look original .
ET 64 but Lot no. is unclear.
Beautiful matched set.
All bronze finish remaining.
Cap badge with blades.
Beautiful and extremely rare.
Circa 1902 when the unit was formed.
Morocco leather body with brass trim and tassle tops.
6 horsehair tassles.
Sporran badge which is original to the piece to the top flap.
Original leather sporran belt.
Considering the strength of the unit was 500 in 1908 the chances of finding another one of these is nigh impossible.
Good wearable condition.
Rare period piece.
Black painted spelter figure of a Mountain Trooper from JR 108..
Good detail with numbered shoulder boards, ski cap, marching order etc.
Signed to the base of the figure.
Overall height inc. the marble base is approx 13 and a half inches.
Figure is 11 and a half inches approx.
Bought over 30 years ago from Hermann Historica and has sat on my mantelpiece since.
Now time to find this fella a new home.
Very heavy, check the shipping cost before purchasing
Really nice examples.
Colours bright , like the day they were made on 2 of them.
One has a small card inside.
None written on.
Sirena ( Maid of Warsaw ) sleeve or breast badge.
From the estate of a Recce Corps officer attached to Polish 2nd Corps.
MID for actions on Monte Cassino.
Name of officer to buyer.
Couple of moth nips, removed from uniform.
Rare officer example with silver bullion wire.
Large size for the tunic front.
Non maker mkd.
Belonged to a former Captain.
Name to buyer.
Likely In theatre made in Italy.
From the estate of a vet ( name to buyer ).
MID for Cassino.
Removed from uniform.
Name of soldier to buyer ( he got a MID for the actions on Monte Cassino).
3 mags, 4th one with no cover thrown in for free.
Good " Been There " combat example.
It would appear to have a brown sand camo to the the exterior of the shell which I would normally associate with Tunisia.
1942 dtd. WD arrow and maker TTS ? to fibre liner strap.
Chin strap is original to the helmet .
Nice 2 tone camo net in near mint condition.
Organisation set up to look after war wounded and WW1 veterans.
RZM & M1 / 52 ( Deschler & Sohn München ) to rear.
Sam Browne officers belt and shoulder strap.
1914 dtd. and Hobson London mkd. to tang.
High quality as you anticipate from Hobson.
No issues and from Black Watch officers estate.
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