Excellent reproduction of the WW2 pattern US ARMY AIR FORCES Emergency Sustainance ( Survival) Vest - C1. Olive green cotton sleeveless vest with 3 button front and with numerous pockets and pouches with press stud fasteners, each for an item of survival kit. Front printed with full colour AAF insignia. Stencilled AAF insignia inside. Maker's label: made by Alpha Industries and marked as VINTAGE VEST TYPE C-1. LARGE. Grade 9+++
Excellent reproduction of a US Army 5 button, half fronted wool sweater. In OD wool ( acrylic mixed) and with correct knitted pattern to the body and edges, Measures 50 inches chest . NO holes, a few very small pulls to the surface. This is an excellent reproduction but the metal buttons do let it down slightly. Therefore I will supply 6 original, replacement buttons but you will have to sew them yourself ! Grade 9+
Excellent reproduction of a US Army V necked, sleeveless wool sweater. In OD wool ( acrylic mixed) and with correct knitted pattern to the body and edges, Measures 38 inches chest but will stratch a little. NO holes, a few very small pulls tio the surface. Grade 9+
Excellent reproduction of a US Army Herring Bone Twill (HBT) one piece coverall. Metal star pattern buttons down front, 2 breast pockets with curved bottoms, one with a flap over the top. 2 hip pockets and tool pocket. Fitted belt with flat metal buckle. Metal buttons at cuffs and ankles. Marked as a size 40 . Chest measures 23 inches across the back, Waist measures 39 inches. Inner arm seam is 22 inches, inside leg 30 inches. ( This is the best I can do , no guarantees it will fit you !). Overall in excellent, unworn condition.. So that describes it as a garment. This item (really!) came from the making of Band of Brothers and bears the name tape on the chest of MENZE. NO GUARANTEES, SOLD AS A REPRODUCTION COVERALL WITH A NAME TAG ! Grade 9+++
Pair of high quality British Army officer's spurs. Nickle plated with dummy rowels. Russet brown leather ankle straps and instep protectors. Maker's name inside
SWAINE & ALDENEY. Grade 9
These items are now to be found in the various categories to which they relate ( clothing, equipment etc) . Each Reproduction item is clearly marked in it's description.
Original example of a WW2 German Military issue wristwatch. Nickle plated case, steel back plate. Plated winder button. Black face with 2 luminous hands, numbers and a small seconds dial. HELMA Maker's name on the face. Rear plate with SERIAL NUMBER 60652 and maker's logo in the form of a cavalry helmet. Non original , good quality black leather, two piece strap with white metal buckle. Slight discoluration where the strap passes through both of the fixed strap bars. This watch has been looked at by a watchmaker, cleaned and is in "working" order. It winds up and runs for just over 24 hours. It is NOT offered as a fully working item.
Original example of a WW2 British Military issue wristwatch Army Trade Pattern (ATP). Nickle plated case, steel back plate. Plated winder button. Cream coloured face with 2 luminous hands and a small seconds dial. NO Maker's name on the face. Rear plate with Broad Arrow /i mark A T P and engraved BRAVINGTONS ( evidently this company retailed 2nd hand, Army Surplus watches in the 50's and 60's and had teir name put on them). The Army Trade Pattern (ATP) series of watches was made available at the commencement of WWll via a MoD contract with Swiss watch manufacturers in 1939. Approx 133,600 were made. Non original but vintage black leather, one piece strap with white metal buckle. Slight discolouration where the strap passes through both of the fixed strap bars. This watch has been looked at by a watchmaker, cleaned and is in "working" order. It winds up and runs for just over 24 hours. It is NOT offered as a fully working item.
Excellent, impressive example of a French Modele 1830 Naval Boarding Cutlass. Massive bowl shaped steel hilt with blued finish and with a faceted wooden grip. 26 1/2 inch, single edged and fullered blade bearing a large anchor insignia on each side. Maker's name engraved on rear edge at the ricasso MFTURE D'ARMES KLINGENTHAL but no date, In it's original brass mounted leather scabbard with strap loop at the throat. leather is stiff and has not softened with age. Overall an excellent example and the best I've seen for quite a while ! Grade 9
Excellent, clean example of a P1876 socket bayonet for the Martini Henry Mk 2 rifle. Socket hilt with locking ring, 22 inch triangular blade with hollow ground fullers. Ordnance marks at the ricasso and dated 84. In it's original brass mounted leather scabbard . Fitted with a white buckskin leather belt frog with strap and buckle fastener. Overall in excellent condition with a few small blemishes to the blade. Grade 8+++
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