WW1 Royal Guernsey Light Infantry Cap Badge
The all brass cap badge worn by the Guernsey contingent of the channel Islands Militia, this badge was issued until the outbreak of the war in 1939 when a totally different badge was put in use, all the channel island units were disbanded in 1947, this badge comes in wonderful original condition with a nice even patina.
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Rare WW1 Canadian Winnipeg Light Infantry Cap Badge.
A WW1 era Cap badge of the 101st Battalion (Winnipeg Light Infantry), CEF. It was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force.
The Battalion was authorized on 22 December 1915 and was recruited in, and was mobilized at, Winnipeg, Manitoba; it embarked for Great Britain on 29 June 1916, where, on 13 July 1916, its personnel were absorbed by the 17th Reserve Battalion, CEF, ... read more
Scarce WW1 Canadian 21st Btn Prince of Wales Own regiment Cap Badge.
The 21st Battalion (Eastern Ontario), CEF, was authorized on 7 November 1914 and embarked for Britain on 6 May 1915, disembarking in France on 15 September 1915, where it fought as part of the 4th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war.
The response by members of the regiment on the outbreak of World War I in 1914 was quite remarkable. Ver... read more
Scarce WW1 Canadian 30th Battalion, 2nd British Columbia Cap Badge.
A WW1 gilt brass cap badge for the 30th battalion CEF. It is in wonderful original condition, although most of the gilt finish is now missing from the front of the badge. apart from that this badge is near perfect.
The 30th Battalion, CEF was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. The 30th Battalion was authorized on 27 October 1914 and embarked f... read more
WW2 Group to Captain Harrison-Austin RHA KIA Italy 1945.
A very sad WW2 group comprising of the 1939-49 star, Africa star, Italy star, Defence medal and 1939/45 War medal all in the box of issue with some original paperwork and condolence medal slip to; 134775 Captain Robert Antony Harrison-Austin.
Robert Harrison Austin was born in Birmingham in 1918 into the Austin Motors family. I haven’t gone into his early history to much; this area needs... read more
18th Century European Officers Small Sword.
A very fine brass hilted sword small sword, which is probably French although most European countries were producing similar sword designs between 1765 – 80. This one has a fancy hilt with a ball pommel, wore bound grip and shell guards, which would all have been gilded. There are still traces of gilt visible in the deep recesses. It has a long slender trefoil blade which has been cleaned back ... read more
WW2 LS&GC Group to Flt Sgt Parker MID RAF.
A good Royal Air Force Long Service & Good Conduct group of five comprising of the 1939/45 star, Burma Star, Defence medal, 1939/45 War medal with MID oak leaf and the George VI RAF LS&GC named to 508187 Flight Sergeant A. E. Parker RAF. All medals are mounted on a brooch bar for wear and also included is his uniform medal bar, also with oak leaf emblem.
Archibald Edward Parker was born ... read more
WW2 Woolsey Pith Helmet 1942.
WW2 issue Khaki drill Woolsey Pith or Sun Helmet. Worn in various campaigns from the deserts of north Africa to the jungles of Asia during the war. This one is covered in a fine Khaki twill and matching broad pagri. Inside it has the obligatory tin foil lining with a leather sweat band, this is dated on the underside for 1942, also the broad arrow is stamped on the band with a green flock cover... read more