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WW2 BRITISH FORCES OBLIVON METHYLPENTYNOL TIN
Love this one ! From the same source as the amphetamine tablet tins in my other listings.
Fights over, still high, take one of these, goodnight .
Produced largely for troops in battle situations.
Code: 55979Price: 45.00 GBP
BRITISH WW2 WATER BOTTLE WITH OTHER SERVICES SHOULDER STRAP
Known as the Carrier Water Bottle Other Services.
Standard bottle but with a 1943 dtd. carrier with integral shoulder strap as issued to ATS and Home Guard although Home Guard leather ones had their own designation.
Code: 55988Price: 32.00 GBP
WW2 GERMAN HINDENBURG CROSS FOR K.I.A. IN WW1
Instituted in 1934 by Paul von Hindenburg The Cross of Honor was to recognize the service and sacrifice of the German people in WWI.
Based on the Honor Medal of 1870-1871, it came in three grades, Combatant's Cross ( with swords ) , Non-Combatant's Cross and Next-of-Kin Cross , this last one was given to parents and widows of those fallen in battle. The last one is Identical in design to the Non-combatant's Cross but with a black wash as opposed to bronze and reversed ribbon colours.
The award is in the form of a cross with a central circular motif featuring an embossed laurel leaf wreath with the dates, "1914-1918", within.
C/W its original ribbon. Maker marked, " 48 R.V. Pforzheim ".
Code: 55989Price: 35.00 GBP
WW2 FRENCH PLAYING CARDS FROM D DAY VET
Pack of cards found among the belongings a=of a D Day veterans group I just purchased direct from the family.
Code: 55992Price: 6.00 GBP
WW2 BRITISH HOME GUARD GAS MASK C/W BAG - 1938
Good example of the Home Guard issue gas mask.
Clearly stamped with maker details and 1938 date. Size small.
C/W hessian issue bag. This with WD arrow and 1939 date. Also named to soldier and makers details " Hampton "
Code: 55994Price: 38.00 GBP
WW2 BRITISH GLIDER PILOT BODY ARMOUR
Rare piece of kit. Sourced from Dutch museum and reputedly from the Arnhem drops.
Great condition , all original.
WW2 BRITISH OFFICERS SERVICE DRESS UNIFORM = MAKER MKD & DTD.
Straight from the veterans home in Edinburgh , complete Service dress uniform comprising, Badged tunic, Trousers, Side cap and Sam Browne.
All items apart from the cap have corresponding dates and details, even the Sam Browne has a stamp.
All from Jardines, Military Tailors in Edinburgh.
Name of the soldier to buyer and copy photos of him in unjform.
A veteran of Dunkirk, D Day and the Far East , he served with the 3rd Anti Aircraft Division from Edinburgh.
WW2 BRITISH OFFICERS BATTLE DRESS TUNIC - R.A. - 1944
Straight from vets wife.
Name of soldier to buyer. Veteran of Dunkirk, D Day and the Far East.
Good untouched B.D. and nicely badged up to a Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery.
Clear original label with 1944 date. Also with stamp "M - W.D. 104" and WD arrow.
There is a tiny moth hole below the front pocket on the right. No damage. Very good overall.
Code: 55995Price: 250.00 GBP
FINNISH / GERMAN NORDIC CROSS - BATTLE OF THE BULGE ATTRIBUTED
Another from the collection of Ardennes bring backs by an American officer who served as an interrogator after the Offensive.
This Finnish campaign Cross known as "Nordfront Kreuz" was made in several patterns, and it was awarded to German military personnel, including Waffen-SS and police forces who served in Finland. Its interesting that the Finns hardly ever wore it even although its a "joint" commemorative campaign badge)
Swastika legs bearing the names, "Petsamo, Salla, Uhtua, and Kiestinki".
When the Finns declared war against their former German allies, Hitler forbid wearing his troops from wearing any Finnish awards but that was in March '45 and the Battle of the Bulge was Dec '44.into January.
Great condition with no enamel damage.
Code: 55986Price: 250.00 GBP
WW2 GERMAN SUDETENLAND ULLR SKIING MEDAL
From the collection of Battle of the Bulge bring backs. Presumably taken from a soldiers personal effects.
Zinc with an Sudetenland Coat of Arms in enamel to one side and Ullr to the other.
Within the winter skiing community of Europe the Old Norse god "Ullr" is considered the Guardian Patron Saint of Skiers (German Schutzpatron der Skifahrer). An Ullr medallion or Ullr ski medal, depicting the Scandinavian god Ullr on skis holding a bow and arrow.
Code: 55991Price: 25.00 GBP
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