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Light khaki cotton cloth roll for personal hygiene kit. Loops for razor, brush etc. NO contents. Undated but marked with Canadian C and Broad Arrow. Cloth tie tape on outside. Grade 10
A good example of an English halberd circa 1640 ( possibly a little earlier ?) . Steel axe head with long spike and wooden shaft with blackened finish. Steel head is pitted but clean. Length 230 cams / 7 ft 6 ins.
NOTE: This item can only be sent within the UK mainland due to the length - confirmed shipping price on application.
Khaki wool great coat. Other Ranks issue. No label but certainly of WW2 origin. Brass general Service buttons. Double breasted front, half belt at the rear. Internal khaki cloth sections. Buttoned pleat at lower rear. Approx 38 -40 chest ( without BD being worn). Minor surface moth nips, No holes. Grade 8+++
Scarce example of a WW2 British issue Duffel coat. As worn by the Roayal Navy and also by the Long range Desert group. Very warm for the North Atlantic and the desert at night !!. Light beige wool with integral hood. Wooden toggle and hessian cord fastener loops down the front. Hood as internal adjustment straps. Buttoned tabs at the cuffs and two karge pockets at the lower front. Original label sewn inside the lower front. This is worn and faded but you can see DUFFEL COAT SIZE 3 nad a date which appears to be 1943. Definitely Ww2. Generally grade 9
An excellent example of a pre WW2 1937 dated full dress tunic of the COLDSTREAM GUARDS. Scarlet wool with dark blue facings at the cuffs. Brass regimental buttons and white embroidered detail. Cloth eppaulettes and high collar with Coldstream Guards star insignia. Inside with a white "wool" material lining in the upper body. With it's original label which, although faded, states : TUNIC COLDSTREAM GDS , R& F. .. SIZE ?? HEIGHT 5 ft ? - BREAST 38 WAIST 33. TMC & R LTD 1937. Overall in very good, clean condition. A few very small moth nips but no holes. Grade 8++ ( BBREF 50913)
An excellent example of a pre WW2 full, 1934 dated, dress tunic of the SCOTS GUARDS. Scarlet wool with dark blue facings at the cuffs. Brass regimental buttons and white embroidered detail. Cloth eppaulettes and high collar with Scots Guards Thistle insignia. Inside with a ( personally, tailor added) green "silk" material lining in the upper body. With it's original label which states : TUNIC FOOT GUARDS , R& F. SCOTS.. SIZE 17 HEIGHT 5/10 - BREAST 39 WAIST 34. THE REGO CLOTHIERS LIMITED 1934. Overall in very good, clean condition. A few very small mot nips but no holes. Grade 8++ ( BBREF 50912)
Unissued example of a WwW2 Utilty Pattern Denim Battle Dress blouse. Smooth denim with exposed buttons and plain breast pockets. Cast buckle at waist. Label inside states: OVERALLS DENIM BLOUSES Size No 5 Height 5ft 7 in to 5ft 8 in. Breast 35 in to 37 in. waist 31 in to 33 in. WEATHER WEAR PRODUCTION CO LTD 1941 with /l broad arrow mark. Unissued condition, no damage, just a few creases here and there. Grade 10
An original, and rare surviving WWII manufactured WWII Home Front Poster for EVACUATION
Measures 30 x 20 inches. With Royal Coat of Arms and text:
EVACUATION OFFICIAL PARTIES Evacuation is available for SCHOOL CHILDREN MOTHERS with CHILDREN EXPECTANT MOTHERS living in this area ASSISTED PRIVATE EVACUATION A free travel voucher and billeting certificate will be given to MOTHERS with CHILDREN EXPECTANT MOTHERS AGED and BLIND PEOPLE INFIRM and INVALIDS living in this area who have made arrangements with relatives or friends for accommodation in a safer area.
Issue markings at bottom (F2848) Wt.55358 20,125 3/44 Gp.961 Fosh & Cross Ltd.
Light damage, otherwise in very good condition. Grade 8 +
It is rare for such posters to survive. many would have been pasted to walls, this one must have been pinned up, then removed and stored. Interesting is the 1944 printing date.
Will be supplied in a cardboard tube
Khaki canvas covered map case for use in a vehicle, artillery or ?? Measures 16 x 12 inches. Smooth Canvas covering with top closure flap. Opens to reveal 2 large celluloid pockets for maps. External open topped pocket and another pocket with pencil holders and flap closed with a small leather strap and buckle,. With it's original light brown leather shoulder strap. No markings other than the user's name in pen. Condition 8+
Good quality shooter's utilty knife. German made, probably on the 1920's but possibly pre WW1 ??. Stag horn grips and nickle mounts. crossguard with hooked claws to remove shotgun cartridges from weapon and are marked C12 and C16 for different cartridges. 8 inches overall. 3 inch main blade stamped MADE IN GER(MANY) , Partly erased. Back of knife has a folding corkscrew. Short blade, hooked blade and file with screw driver tip. Main blade locks when open, released by pushing on the file. Metal parts are lightly rusted but all operational. Grade 8
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