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Original example of a WW2 US Tank crew protective helmet. Hard fibre skull with large ventilation holes. Goggle strap across top with press stud fittings. Flexibel side/ ear claps with leather pockets to hold earphones (not supplied). Sprung, leather covered metal bars at sides to protect earphones. Tan elasticated web straps fitted to rear neck guard.at rear with press studs to attach to ear flaps. Russet brown leather lining stamped with maker name and size SEARS SADDLERY COMPANAY DAVENPORT IOWA . 6 7/8/ Generally in grde 8 condition with original green painted finish. a few scuff marks but no damage
An unusual example of a pre / early WW2 peaked service dress cap. An enlisted man's cap but of private purchase, the quality being higher than others I've seen over the years.. OD wool top and external band with russet brown, stiff peak. Brown strap with additional section at the rear with buckle adjuster, known as the cavalry strap. Yellow silk rayon lining with tailors printed label " MYER'S MEN'S STORE - Bakersfield Calif". Small size. Fitted with gilt strap buttons at the sides and a Gilded Army Officer's eagle cap badge. Small moth nip to the top, otherwise excellent throughout. Grade 9. Can't really say if this is an officer's cp or an Enlisted cap with an officer's badge ! Either way it's a very nice example !
Officer's garrison cap in Chocolate Brown wool elastique. Black and Gold piping. Inner leather head band and cloth lining./ Cloth ID label marked ADG. Size approx UK 7 1/4. Grade 8+ with a couple of small surface moth marks on left side
Officer's garrison cap in Chocolate Brown wool elastique. Blue and deep yellow piping. Inner leather head band and cloth lining. Size approx UK 7 Grade 8+ .
OD wool serge with RED piping for Artillery. Cloth label inside date 1943 and size 6 3/4 ( very small). Grade 9
CORPS OF ENGINEERS. OD wool serge garrison cap. with Red and White piping for Engineers. No label, stamped size 6 5/8 (which is very small !) Grade 9
OD wool serge with NO piping . Cloth label inside date 1942 and size 6 7/8 ( very small). Grade 8+
Tan khaki cotton NO piping. Cloth label inside date 1942 and size 6 7/8 ( very small). Grade 8+
Heavy green canvas vest with pockets for rifle magazines on front and rear. metal buckle fasteners. Printe numbers inside. Slightly faded, no damage. Grade 8+
Excellent example of a larg size military issue Kukri. Wooden hilt with steel pommel cap and 2 brass rivets. 13 inch curved blade with typical cut out design at the hilt end and stamped PIONEER CALCUTTA 1943. Blade has the expected rough finish and a notch cut into the edge about half way along. In it's brown leather covered wooden scabbard with ridge across the top front to fit into a belt. Scabbard is stamped GOC 19441 and C /l 840. Overall an impressive example of a fighting . grade 8+weapon
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