Rare WW2 Seaforths slip over shoulder title.
Khaki wool body . Black embroidered text.
Cotton tapes, linen back.
As nice as they come.
Sweetheart made from a Victorian crown button.
Period pin and very nicely made.
Seen a few of these around but they are usually undated and unissued so possibly post war. Mine is a proper wartime example. .
This type was more compact and designed for use in the Far East.
Good condition but didn’t sit out the war.
Cellophane windows good.
Cotton internal protection flap present.
Newey mkd. press studs.
Retains "Keep Mosquito Reppelent Off Celluloid - F.L.W " label.
Flap of pen pocket with black WD and arrow.
Very clear maker details and 1945 date to centre section.
Super " Been There " example.
Rare cap badge to the medical Staff corps.
Die struck brass with QVC .
No rubbing or damage.
I put a piece of modern red felt behind the fretted centre .
Great condition this one.
Good piece of modern Commando ephemera.
Mint in their issue box.
FS fighting knife flanked by 4 & 3.
Modern but virtually unobtainable outside the unit and priced lower than they soldiers can buy them for.
Tasked with protecting Faslane.
Fleet Protection Group Royal Marines.
The Comacchio Group RM was renamed Fleet Protection Group Royal Marines in March 2001, and was restructured into its current organisation.16 The Group also moved from RM Condor in Arbroath Angus (where it was co-located with 45 Commando) to HM Naval Base Clyde, which is situated near Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute.
In 2012, FPGRM formally adopted the name 43 Commando Fleet Protection Group Royal Marines.
Genuine issue and hard to find.
I remember the HLI wearing these but not sure what if any regiments retained that tradition ?
Nicely pressed up.
Lining removed which is common in the military to get a sharper crease down the centre.
I did this with the longer spats when I was with the Pipes & Drums.
Foot straps with elasticated centre section.
Nice vintage set not the dross they issued later on.
This is the official issue not copy.
Golden Jubilee Medal 2002, unnamed as issued.
Contained in it's original box of with certificate card.
No knocks or damage.
Named to , "45686 Pte. W. Allan - Sco Rif."
Nice presentation dish circa 1966.
Named to "Captain A.H.Mann - 279 (City of Glasgow & Ayrshire) Field Regiment R.A. (T.A.).
Nice plating with Celtic pattern raised rim.
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 absent.
Original to the helmet 4 panel sacking cover, this in nice condition with drawstring drawn tight .
All original pre/early war variant.
From Potters of Aldershot who for a time got into making badges.
From their workshop many years ago.
Nice larger size cap badge for sergeants.
No rubbing or damage and with nice uncleaned patina and age toning.
Attached to it's original Great War hessian backed silk glengarry rosette.
Retains most paint and in is not buckled or twisted.
Fine example in cast nickel silver.
Nice and heavy.
One lug bent.
Larger size for sgts. / officers.
Good example for o/r's.
White metal, short Assaye scroll.
Onit's original Regimental tartan patch for wear on the Tam O Shanter.
Very good example.
Both compass and case dated 1917.
Compass by " S. Mordan & Co. "Verners Pattern V111.W.D. arrow.
Good working condition.
Owner’s name W. GAYNE inscribed at the rear.
Leather case in great shape. made by " French & Son Ltd. - London "and with WD arrow.
Edinburgh City Artillery Volunteers, a very scarce other ranks white metal grenade plume holder .
Very sharp die struck example.
Detail in relief.
No rubbing or damage.
Tapered plume holder.
Nice patina and age toning.
Nice heavy nickel silver Victorian plaid brooch.
As per Regular Btn. brooch but with added scroll .
3rd is one of the scarcer ones.
One of only 200 from the 1st print run.
Originally available as a 2 part book , one with the pipe music and the other ( this one ) with the text.
All photos were glued in not printed so easy to see this is one of the very rare originals, not to be confused with later runs which are common and modestly priced.
Very nice well detailed example.
Marked STERLING to rear.
No rubbing or damage.
Uncleaned with nice toning
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