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A nice un-issued un-authorized Canadian made No.6 Field Ambulance RCAMC (Royal Canadian Army Mecial Corps) shoulder title
This is a good example of a nice un-issued and un-authorized Canadian made No.6 Field Ambulance RCAMC (Royal Canadian Army Mecial Corps) shoulder title. This type of shoulder title was acquired by the 6th Fd without being authorized. It is documented to early in the Second WW. NDHQ had decided that there would not be titles for sub-units of corps, and that all corps units would wear the same title. The 6FA was a French speaking unit part of the 21st Infantry Brigade and was based in Valcartier Qc. This title is in a perfect un-issued condtion.
Code: 51209Price: 30.00 EUR
A nice early wartime British made embroided Canadian Provost Corps shoulder title
This is a neat example of a nice early wartime British made embroided Canadian Provost Corps shoulder title. In mid June 1940, the Canadian Provost Corps was officially born out of 1 Provost Company. For most of 1940, 1 Provost Company was stationed in England, but was involved in the battles during the fall of France. The Canadian Provost Corps Training Centre operated from November 1942 to May 1946, training a total of 1,897 all ranks. During World War II, most of the Canadian Army in England was stationed at Aldershot. The corps saw action for the first time on 18 August 1942 in the Dieppe Raid. During 1943, 1 Provost Company became involved in operations in Sicily and after the crossing into Italy on 3 September 1943, the company continued its support of the I Canadian Corps as part of the Eighth Army as Allied forces crept northwards from the toe of Italy. The Canadians were part of twenty-four provost and traffic control companies and two Special Investigation Branch sections that were attached to the Eighth Army.
Shortly after the Normandy landings in June 1944, the 2nd Canadian Line of Communications (LoC) Provost HQ and six sections were deployed in Northern France on traffic control duties. 1 Provost Company also saw action at Apeldoorn in the Netherlands. On 18 October 1945, 1 Provost Company was de-activated when it was repatriated to Canada. This example is in a perfect un-issued condtion.
A nice and unissued British made embroided Canadian The Perth Regiment shoulder title
This is good example of nice and unissued British made embroided Canadian The Perth Regiment, 5th Canadian Armoured Division, shoulder title. The Perth’s tasking since 1936 had been that of a Corps Machine Gun Battalion, The Perth Regiment (MG), and for the first 18 months of the war the unit trained in this capacity. On March 4, 1941 the Perth's were then notified they would become part of the 5th Canadian Armoured Division. This assignment changed the regimental tasking from a Corps Machine Gun Battalion to that of Motorized Infantry, The Perth Regiment (Motor). The Perths would remain in Europe until January 1946. They would return on the Queen Elizabeth and dock in New York on January 14th 1946. At its zenith the Regiment consisted of 1,047 all ranks, May 30th, 1945. On January 16th 1946, the Perths, 13 officers and 354 other ranks would detraining Stratford. This example is in a perfect condition and is coming from a old Belgium collection.
Code: 51207Price: 30.00 EUR
A perfect un-issued British made printed shoulder title to the Canadian Hastings & Prince Edward Regiment
This is a neat example of a British made printed shoulder title to the Canadian Hastings & Prince Edward Regiment. The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, mobilized for active service on 1 September 1939 and was redesignated the 1st Battalion, The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, on 7 November 1940. The unit embarked for Great Britain on 22 December 1939, and on 13 June 1940 it went to France as part of the Second British Expeditionary Force, reaching a point beyond Laval before being ordered back to the United Kingdom. It landed in Sicily on 10 July 1943, and in Italy on 3 September 1943, as part of the 1st Infantry Brigade, 1st Canadian Infantry Division. On 10 March 1945, the battalion moved with the 1st Canadian Corps to North West Europe, where it fought until the end of the war. The overseas battalion was disbanded on 15 October 1945. This printed title with its golden 'serif' type lettering on a dark bleu backing is in a perfect and un-issued condition. Hard to upgrate.
A nice matching set of wartime made Canadian Sergeant rank insignia
This is a neat matching set of wartime made Canadian Sergeant rank insignia. This set in in a nice issued and removed from unoform condtion.
A new copie (2009) of the well known Secret Agent's handbook (last copy)
I was lucky to find recently three new (2009) copies of the Secret Agent's handbook. Secret Agent's Handbook is the original catalog used by the actual British S.O.E. agents to select weapons, gadgets, and disguises for their secret missions during World War II. The S.O.E. was the secret wartime organization set up to promote sabotage in enemy-occupied countries, with active and often highly personal encouragement from Winston Churchill.
Following Winston Churchill's directive to "set Europe ablaze," the Special Operations Executive set about organizing resistance in Europe and beyond as best they could. To aid in these harrowing activities, government scientists and inventors produced a remarkable and vast array of devices designed specifically for covert sabotage missions.
This intriguing collection includes the equipment that secret agents used-such wild devices as exploding rats and Chianti bottles, shoes that leave barefoot prints, incendiary briefcases and cigarettes-as well as the deadliest of weapons. Each item is featured with a photograph or illustration and is described in detail. Also included are full instructions for use and information as to how they were utilized on real-life spy missions. These three examples are still in there orginal plastic wrapper.
Code: 51204Price: 20.00 EUR
A nice Canadian i.e British made Governor General's Horse Guards Canada shoulder title
This is a good example of a nice Canadian i.e British made Governor General's Horse Guards Canada shoulder title. Details from the regiment were called out on service on 26 August 1939 and on active service on 1 September 1939 as The Governor General's Horse Guards, CASF for local protection duties. Those details called out on active service disbanded on 31 December 1940. Subsequently, the regiment mobilized as the 2nd Canadian Motorcycle Regiment, CASF (GGHG) for active service on 24 May 1940. It converted to armour and was redesignated as The Governor General's Horse Guards, CASF on 9 February 1941; as the 3rd Armoured Regiment (The Governor General's Horse Guards), CASF on 11 February 1941; as the 3rd Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment (The Governor General's Horse Guards), CAC, CASF on 1 January 1943; and as the 3rd Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment (The Governor General's Horse Guards), RCAC, CASF on 2 August 1945. It embarked for Britain on 9 October 1941 and landed in Italy on 19 December 1943 as part of the 5th Armoured Brigade, 5th Canadian Armoured Division. On 20 February 1945 the regiment moved with the I Canadian Corps to North-West Europe as part of OPERATION GOLDFLAKE, where it continued to fight until the end of the war. The overseas regiment disbanded on 31 January 1946. This example is in a nice un-issued condtion.
A printed British made 1st Infantry Division Royal Canadian Corps of Signals divisional patch
This is a good example of a printed British made 1st Infantry Division Royal Canadian Corps of Signals divisional sign. This example is in a perfect un-issued condition.
A never seen before difficult to find early British Army Air Corps Arm-of-Service stripe
This is a perfect example of a never seen before difficult to find early British Army Air Corps Arm-of-Service stripe. These AAC (Army Air Corps) Arm-of-Service stripes were introduced at the early stage of the Airborne Forces before the Parachute Regiment shoulder title came in use. This example, darkblue-Cambridge blue color, is in a perfect un-issued condition. Hard to find.
A nice and un-issued Scottish Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders formation sign
This is a neat example of a nice and un-issued Scottish Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders formation sign. The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army that existed from 1881 until amalgamation into the Royal Regiment of Scotland on 28 March 2006. This example is in a perfect un-issued condtion. Hard to upgrade.
Code: 51200Price: 25.00 EUR
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