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WW2 period Military Sun helmet. Thick cork shell and wide brim covered in smooth khaki cloth. Leather chin strap and leather crown strap. Underside of the brim is covered in anti glare green cloth. Brown leather headband, easily fits a Uk 7 1/4 and mesh inner lining bearing maker's label : HAJI ABDUL RASHIDMULLIK BROS CALCUTTA plus other trade slogans ( see photos) and size label 7 1/4. No damage, various surface dirt and sweat stains. Grade 8+
Unusual Pre WW1 military style, privately purchased khaki canvas money belt. Items such as this were often privately purchased by Officers for military use. Measures 31 inches Smasll pocket at one end with brass zip closure.Nickle plated buckle with leather fastening strap. a Nickle adjusting buckle and fitted with spring clip to attach ??? Very goodcondition with a few small dirt stains. Service number printed on inner surface. Grade 9.
Unusual Pre WW1 military style, privately purchased khaki canvas shoulder strap for a side pack etc.. Straps such as this were often privately purchased by Officers for military use. Brass buckle, measures 37 inches when extended and with additional brass spring clips at each end. Brass adjuster buckle and eyelets in the centre, Brown leather trim. Very good, clean condition, Grade 9.
Unusual Pre WW1 military style, privately purchased brown leather waist belt. Brass buckle, measures a 38 inch waist. Polished finish, the outer surface is fitted with an additional lateral leather strap which is rivetted at the back of the belt and has two nickle buckle fasteners at each end. This allows various pouches etc to be slid on to the strap. Surface of leather is a bit worn at the main buckle, otherwise Grade 8+
Excellent quality beret in black wool with leather edging band and cloth liner with maker's label. Size UK 6 3/4, APPROX.. Spanish made by ELOSEQUI company TOLOSA , SPAIN. This beret is about 20 years old, purchased in Spain. It would make an excellent article for Spanish Civil War living history, or even perhaps Ww2 French resistance Maquis impressions. As new, Grade 10
Green waxed cord with brown ceramic insulator. Used to tie down vehicle aerials to avoid hitting trees etc. I have no idea how long but would estimate at least 50 feet or more !) One end is cut where there should be a small spring clip. Otherwise unissued, grade 9++
Pair of U.S NAVY miniature size LIEUTENANT rank insignia for wear on the shirt collar. Pair of Twin silver coloured bars with clutch pin fixings. WW2 / post war period. ONE pair supplied. Grade 8++.
Tan leather strap with triangular end hooks and adjustable buckle. Attaches to small studs inside the US M1 helmet liner. POST WW2 MADE U.S ISSUE , IDENTICAL TO WW2 . Unissued, almost as new condition G9+ I have an almost exhausted l batch of these and the one sent might differ in colour or surface marks slightly from the one photographed. Last few available. When they're gone , they're gone !!
A rare and original Cinema display poster board for Saving Private Ryan. 3 pieces which fit together with folding tabs. 1. Black corrugated card backing board with assorted slots. 2. Main poster for SPR which fits to back board with a series of tabs. Across the lower section the card is cut out to form a silhouette of a soldier. 3. Seperate board with head and shoulders photo of Tom Hanks as Captain Miller. This has a folding card stand at rear with a tab that fits to front of poster. I have not fully assembled this as I don't want to damage the tabs etc. Main poster and back board measure 58 x 38 inches, seperate Miller section is 38 inches x 28 inches (head is 14 inches wide). Minor creases and folds, small stain on Miller's helmet. Overall grade 8+ Folds in half for shipping however this will be very expensive to ship overseas. Postage will be quoted seperately for overseas enquiries. See item 51050 for general information.
ORIGINAL WW2 / KOREAN WAR M1-C paratrooper helmet. An original issue helmet comprising parts from both eras. HELMET SHELL: An original late WW2 M1 steel shell with rim seam at the rear ( post 1944). Mid shade of OD paint with rough finish, some surface scuffs. Swivelling bale bars and original OD green webbing chinstrap with wire type fastening buckle and extended to hold male press studs to attach to the liner.
LINER: A WW2 plastic/fibre liner with tan webbing suspension cradle. Tan webbing and brown leather sweatband. Tan web nape strap (fitted to a broken support strap). Liner has been retro fitted with OD green webbing, inverted A straps which are rivetted directly to the liner body NOT integrated into the suspension rivets. One strap intact, the other cut and a small section missing. cast buckles holding a webbing chin cup with cut out centre and FOUR fixing eyelets. Female studs on liner to atatch to outer helmet chin strap. Exterior of liner is painted white with a red stripe. paint chipped and worn but is original. Users name and service number painted inside. This is an example of a hybrid late WW2 - Korean war paratrooper helmet. Overall grade 8
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