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A unusual original British 'press-release' photograph depicting early British gliderborne troops in training

A unusual original British 'press-release' photograph depicting early British gliderborne troops in training

This is a nice and original 'press-release' photograph depicting early British gliderborne troops in training . This December 1942 dated example could be used by one of the newspapers based in England or America. The photograph still retains its original (machine-typed) press information page glued to back. This large-sized picture - it measures 20.3 x 14.8 cms - is neatly printed in a black an... read more

Code: 51660

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A nice little embroided - albeit regrettably single - No.46 Royal Marines Commando shoulder number/title

A nice little embroided - albeit regrettably single - No.46 Royal Marines Commando shoulder number/title

This is a neat - albeit regrettably single - No 46 Royal Marine Commando unit shoulder title in good condition.The unit numbers are woven red detail on dark blue and have a hessian gauze backing. 46 Royal Marine Commando was formed at Dorchester in August 1943 with personnel from 9 Royal Marine Infantry Battalion. The Commando was assigned to 4 Special Service Brigade in September 1943 with 41 ... read more

Code: 51659

30.00 EUR

A nice small Polish medal bar with three WW2 medal ribbons

A nice small Polish medal bar with three WW2 medal ribbons

This is a neat little thing to add to your collection. A small Polish medal bar with three medal ribbons for the Polish Gold Cross Merit, the Monte Cassino Commemortive Cross and the British Italian star. read more

Code: 51658

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A nice - albeit regrettably single - embroided Reconnaissance shouder title

A nice - albeit regrettably single - embroided Reconnaissance shouder title

This is a good - albeit regrettably single - Reconnaissance shoulder title. The Reconnaissance Corps, or simply Recce Corps, was a corps of the British Army, formed during the Second World War whose units provided the mobile spearhead of infantry divisions. It was formed from infantry brigade reconnaissance groups on 14 January 1941. All the brigade reconnaissance groups of each infantry corps ... read more

Code: 51657

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A good example of a nice matching set of un-issued No.3 Commando shoulder titles

A good example of a nice matching set of un-issued No.3 Commando shoulder titles

This is a perfect example of a nicely matching set of un-issued No.3 Commando shoulder title. Formed in July 1940 from volunteers for special service, it was the first such unit to carry the title of "Commando". Shortly afterwards the unit was involved in a largely unsuccessful raid upon the German-occupied Channel Island of Guernsey. In 1941 they were involved in successful raids on the Lofote... read more

Code: 51656

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A nice early war time British army marksman (crossed Rifles) cloth trade badge

A nice early war time British army marksman (crossed Rifles) cloth trade badge

This is a good example of a early war time British army marksman (crossed Rifles) cloth trade badge. read more

Code: 51655

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A nice period 1944 dated Christmas card with a printed badge to the Highland Division

A nice period 1944 dated Christmas card with a printed badge to the Highland Division

This is a good example of a period 1944 dated Christmas card with a printed badge to the Highland Division. The Christmas card is measured 10.7cm by 14.1cm and is dispicted by a Highland Division soldier in a Dutch winter scene. read more

Code: 51654

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A nice and un-issued highly detailed white metal Army Air Corps cap badge

A nice and un-issued highly detailed white metal Army Air Corps cap badge

his is a good example of a issued white metal Army Air Corps beret badge and mainly worn by members of the Glider Pilot Regiment. The AAC badge was also worn by the early members of the Parachute Regiment in North Africa. This example is in a perfect condition and has two copper coloured lugs to the back and has never been cleaned. These badges are harder to find these days. read more

Code: 51653

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A nice matching set of white metal pre '53 Parachute Regiment collar badges

A nice matching set of white metal pre '53 Parachute Regiment collar badges

This is a neat example of a full matching set of white metal pre '53 Parachute Regiment collar badges. The set has the typical D type lugs and is in a good condition. read more

Code: 51652

45.00 EUR

A nice left facing British made printed Combined Operations formation badge

A nice left facing British made printed Combined Operations formation badge

This is a good example of a printed left facing Combined Operations formation badge. The phrase "combined operations" was first introduced by the British War Office in World War II to denote multi-service activities, those that involved air, land or naval forces acting together, and coordinated by the Combined Operations Headquarters. The printed badge is in a good condition. read more

Code: 51651

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