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Scarce pair of WW2 women's shoes. Brown leather with leather sole, almost a high heel.. Official utility clothing CC41 marking inside each, and quality grade W3. Marked Size 5 Condition: 8++
Scarce example of a WW2 pattern enamelled mug, standard issue to the British Tommy. Brown enamelled with markings in white on the underside. Although dated 1952 this is exactly the same as the WW2 issue. If the marking is rubbed off you would never know ! Minor chipping, generally Grade 9 condition. ONE SUPPLIED
RARE example of a leather rifle carrying bucket / holster for the M1 Carbine. Thick brown leather with heavy duty stitching. Brass protector cup for the carbine's cocking handle. Rivetted loops for the various leather straps for attaching to a vehicle or ?? Long strap at the top, wide strap midway and short strap with large spring clip at the muzzle end. Marked on the top rear US JQMD 1944 ENS. Overall in very good, Grade 8++ condition, could do with a good polish or can be left as it is for that 'combat look' ! reference : Doughboy to GI - KEN LEWIS - Page 203
Excellent example of an English, Victorian period GREEN RIVER KNIFE. Black chequered and rivetted grips, 6 inch single edged blade with spearpoint. Blade is deeply stamped GREEN RIVER KNIFE but has a poorly stamped maker's trade mark AXE SHEFFIELD.Blade is wrapped in a greased paper which has probably been there since it was made ! 11 inches overall, condition 9
Good example of a mid Victorian era civilian Scottish Dirk. Brass mounted with main dirk and small knife and fork fitted to the scabbard. Dirk with carved, chequered design to the grip, brass pommel with round ball finial. 6 inch, single edged blade ( non standard pattern). Black letaher covered wooden scabbard with 2 front sections to accept a small knife and fork. Chequered grips, brass pommel caps and 2 pronged fork and short blade knife. 13 inches overall length and in very good, clean condition 8++
OD webbing pouch with wire belt loop and LTD stud. Dated on the rear 1945. EXCELLENT CONDITION. Contains a pair of post WW2 wire cutters ( US WW2 pattern) with green painted jaws and black rubber coated handles. CONDITION 8 - 9.
Unusual style of hunting knife, probably English with Scottish (?) style hilt. Chequered stag horn grip. 10 inches overall with a 5.5 inch bowie style blade. Brown leather scabbard with stitched and rivetted sides, integral belt loop and hilt retaining strap. Not sure of the age, I would say pre WW2 ??? Condition 8
Russet brown leather chin strap for the Army officer's (Chocolate) service dress cap. Small brass buckle in centre. 16 INCHES In length. One supplied Condition 9. SPARES & REPAIRS. I found some more so can lower the price !!
Good example of a British No 9 bayonet for the No 4 rifle. Block type hilt section with spring catch in the end. 8 inch bowie style blade . NO SCABBARD. Light corrosion over most of the blade which may clean off. Grade 8
Scarce, privately published reference book on British Cavalry head dress by W Y Carman/ Published 1968, 88 pages, soft back. Full of monochrome photos of head dress from 1760 to 1920. W Y 'Bill' Carman was the leading expert in this field in the 1960's - 80's. His knowledge was immense.. This book is in excellent condition however some of the pages are loose (all present) due to poor gluing during publishing. EX LIBRIS Blunderbuss Antiques
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