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WW2 Civil Defence Report & Control Officer's Steel Helmet.
A scarce example, with original black painted finish and white letters "RC" to the front. The interior with original early style lining this dated 1939. Complete with chinstrap. Clean condition.
Code: 50403Price: 85.00 GBP
WW2 1939/40 British Army Tommy Helmet.
A good clean example retaining original green painted finish. The shell is dated 1939 and the lining is dated 1940. Complete with original chinstrap. Minor age wear and some small areas of rust.
Indian Army Other Ranks Issue kullar.
The cone section from a turban. This example is possibly WW1 period as it is not tailored with vent holes, as found on later examples. Faint stamps to the interior.
Cold War Period Army Air Corps Officer's Beret.
A good worn example, of the regimental pattern with post 1953 bullion cap badge. GC some service and storage wear.
Code: 50419Price: 45.00 GBP
Worcestershire Imperial Yeomanry Boer War / Pre Great War Attributed Officer’s Cap.
A rare example, tailored by Hobson of London in rough serge khaki material, retaining Regimental Cap badge (Worcestershire Imperial Yeomanry) and buttons, these are a matching dark patina. Complete with thin brown leather chinstrap and to the interior a leather sweatband and crimson silk lining. The sweatband with tooled tailors details and initials “J.B.” and an ink name tag “Baldwin”. Some age wear and moth nips. The hat appears to have been original worn with a another badge, indicating worn before the introduction of the Imperial Yeomanry badge.
Attributed to Major James Baldwin TD JP. of Groveley Hall, Northfield, Worcestershire, he was commissioned into the Worcestershire Hussars in 1884 and would later commanded ‘C’ Squadron in the 1890s. In 1900 he answered the call to arms and volunteered for service with the Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa and along with 135 officers and men under the command of the Earl of Dudley. On return from South Africa he continued in the yeomanry for a total of 26 years before resigning commission in 1910. He was recalled during the First World War and was active in the County Territorial Army Association. The style of the cap and fabric is typical of those purchased for service in South Africa.
Code: 52392Price: 400.00 GBP
Cold War Period Royal Marine Beret.
A good WW2 pattern 1950's early Elizabeth II period example. Dark blue cloth, complete with original scarlet backing and post 1953 cap badge. The beret retains black lining with owners name "E. NARBETH" and leather trim.
Code: 52260Price: 50.00 GBP
WW2 1945 Royal Berkshire Regiment Officer's Beret.
A good example, khaki issue beret with clear 1945 issue stamp. Retaining Regimental inverted scarlet triangle and boss cap badge. Minor surface moth. Clean Condition.
WW2 Period Home Front London Passenger Transport Board Senior Fire Guard Steel Helmet.
This is a scarce early WW2 example, believed worn by Mr D.C. Davidson of the London Passenger Transport Board. These details can be seen written to the underside of the shell. The shell was originally painted green and is dated 1939 and the liner with round crown cushion is dated 1938. Retaining most of the white painted finish and complete with chinstrap. Little dusty GC.
The initials L.P.T.B. can be clearly seen to the underside along with initials S.W.J.R. The London Passenger Transport Board (LPTB) was the organisation responsible for local public transport in London, from 1933 to 1948
Code: 50354Price: 120.00 GBP
WW2 1939 Gloucestershire Regiment Other Rank's Side Cap.
A good example retaining original Cap and back badges as worn. The interior with issue stamp and 1939 Date. Slight service and age wear.
Code: 51842Price: 60.00 GBP
WW2 Pattern French Artillery Helmet.
A good clean example, retaining original painted finish and lining. To the front an Artillery pattern badge. Complete with chinstrap.
Good clean condition.
Code: 51803Price: 85.00 GBP
WW2 Period Polish Army Armoured Black Beret.
This beret with faint makers details to the interior lining. Retaining original insignia of Polish Eagle, Chevron and metal red and white pennant. Leather trim to the beret. GC.
Code: 52291Price: 300.00 GBP
Boer War Hants Isle of Wight Artillery Commanding Officer's Wolseley Pattern Foreign Service Helmet.
A regimentally important example worn by Major H.G. Watson during his service in the Boer War.
The khaki helmet retains seven fold pagri, to the left side original pagri badge of a cloth triangle blue & red, mounted with a brass flaming grenade and title "H.I.W.A". The interior with leather sweatband, this with gold tooled tailors details. to the cork inner an ink name of "H.G. WATSON HANTS & I.WIGHT ART R.G.A.". The khaki cloth remains clean and good, but PLEASE NOTE the cork crown is damaged and collapsed. This is the only confirmed Boer War helmet I have seen which is of the newly introduced Wolseley Pattern.
Major H.G. Watson is confirmed as being awarded the QSA with three clasps.
Code: 52354Price: 1100.00 GBP
WW2 1942 Issue Other Rank's Wolseley Pattern Foreign Service Helmet
A good example of the issue pattern "Sun" Helmet. The helmet retains original pagri. The interior with leather sweatband with 1942 WD Arrow stamp. Also with foil lining. Chinstrap absent. Clean Condition no damage to cork
Code: 52348Price: 160.00 GBP
Interwar / WW2 Period Royal Army Service Corps Officer's Wolseley Pattern Foreign Service Helmet.
A good example tailored by Ellwood's & Sons of London and retailed through Austin Reed. . The helmet retains original pagri, to the left side pager badge of Dark Blue / Yellow/ White.. The interior complete with sweatband, foil lining and tailor's details. Complete with chinstrap. No damage to the cork shell. Clean condition.
British Army Interwar / WW2 Period Officer's Wolseley Pattern Foreign Service Helmet
A good clean example tailored by Moss Bros. The helmet retains original seven fold pagri and leather edging. The interior with leather sweatband and foil lining. This with tailors details. Complete with leather chinstrap. No damage to cork.
Code: 52349Price: 240.00 GBP
Military / Civilian Foreign Service Helmet.
This unusual shaped example, with white finish to the exterior. Complete with leather sweatband. Chin strap absent. No damage to shell.
This was purchased with a George VI period Royal Navy Officer's cap.
Code: 52352Price: 85.00 GBP
Edward VII Royal Engineers Officer's Cap.
A scarce example tailored by C.E. Carrington of Old Bromton. The blue dress cap retaining original white cotton cover. To the front gilt EVIIR cap badge and buttons. The interior with leather sweatband and full leather lining. Small amount of age wear GC.
Code: 51681Price: 125.00 GBP
WW2 Royal Navy Officer's Cap.
A very good clean example worn by a junior Officer. Complete with bullion cap badge and to the interior a leather sweatband with cloth lining and gold tooled tailor's label VGC no moth damage.
Code: 52292Price: 125.00 GBP
WW2 Period Royal Berkshire Regiment Officer's Servicedress Peaked Cap.
A good clean example tailored by Clement H Sunderland of Liverpool. The cap retains Regimental boss cap badge and polished brown leather chinstrap. The interior with leather sweatband. Good clean condition.
WW2 1939 Auxiliary Fire Service AFS Home Front Steel Helmet
A very good and clean example, retaining original green painted finish to the shell and letters "AFS" to the front. The interior with lining and chinstrap. The crown with the early pattern round cushion padding. The shell is dated 1939. VGC
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