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A nice mid war period and issued standard British parachute qualification wing

A nice mid war period and issued standard British parachute qualification wing

This a fine example of a standard British made mid war period parachute qualification wing. The parachute qualification wing was introduced in early 1941 for everyone who had passed the Parachute Training school located at Ringway near Manchester Airport. These wings came in different shapes and sizes. The parachute qualification wing was issued after the soldier had qualified for them after 8 ... read more

Code: 51694

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Out of print book : We shall fight in the streets ! by Captain S.J.Cuthbert Scots Guards

Out of print book : We shall fight in the streets ! by Captain S.J.Cuthbert Scots Guards

This booklet which was published in 1943 by Gale & Polden Limited is an attempt to put into cold reality Churchill's famous rhetoric about 'fighting in the streets, beaches and landing grounds' to resist a German invasion early in the Second World War. The book, written by a Scots Guards officer, explores terrain, methods of attack and defence; the use of explosives; arms and equipment; trainin... read more

Code: 51693

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A nice mid war period red on yellow printed Royal Armoured Corps shoulder title

A nice mid war period red on yellow printed Royal Armoured Corps shoulder title

This is a neat example of a nice mid war period red on yellow printed Royal Armoured Corps shoulder title.The RAC was created on 4 April 1939, just before World War II started, by combining regiments from the cavalry of the line which had mechanised with the Royal Tank Corps (renamed Royal Tank Regiment). As the war went on and other regular cavalry and Territorial Army Yeomanry units became me... read more

Code: 51692

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A neat example of a difficult to find mid war period curved Airborne shoulder title

A neat example of a difficult to find mid war period curved Airborne shoulder title

This is a good example of a uncommon curved Airborne shoulder title. These curved Airborne shoulder title were introduced at the beginning of the formation of Airborne Forces and were mainly worn by the units until they were issued with there own shoulder titles. Trough out the war these curved Airborne titles were mainly worn by officers who were not attached to a specific unit. This title is ... read more

Code: 51691

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A very nice example of a issued and unfortunately single printed Pegasus arm formation sign

A very nice example of a issued and unfortunately single printed Pegasus arm formation sign

They don't come better as this issued printed Pegasus Airborne Division formation signs. First introduced in 1942 and designed by Major E.Seago based on the Greek saga of the winged horse Pegasus and his rider Bellerophon. This perfect issued unfortunately single example is in a good and issued condition. Hard to upgrate and they are getting harder to get now. read more

Code: 51690

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A nice example of a metal beret i.e tam o'shanter badge to the K.O.S.B. (Kings Own Scottish Borderers)

A nice example of a metal beret i.e tam o'shanter badge to the K.O.S.B. (Kings Own Scottish Borderers)

This is a neat example of a metal beret i.e tam o'shanter badge to the K.O.S.B. (Kings Own Scottish Borderers). In the period between the wars, the regiment's regular battalions were sent all over the British Empire to Ireland, Egypt and Hong Kong but were quickly recalled home at the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939. One of its heaviest losses during the war was at the ill-fa... read more

Code: 51689

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A nice all brass standard issued all ranks Reconnassiance Corps cap badge

A nice all brass standard issued all ranks Reconnassiance Corps cap badge

This is a neat examle of a nice all brass standard issued all ranks Reconnassiance Corps cap badge. 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... read more

Code: 51688

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A nice uncommon cut-out (voided) crown capbadge to the Parachute Regiment

A nice uncommon cut-out (voided) crown capbadge to the Parachute Regiment

This is a neat example of a early war capbadge to the Parachute Regiment. These uncommon voided crown examples do excists in various type's and makers. Mostly these cap badges were privatly purchase by the members of the Regiment. This one is in a perfect and slightly used condition. read more

Code: 51687

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A nice little collectors i.e dealers lot of British and Polish Airborne Forces Commemorative pins i.e badges

A nice little collectors i.e dealers lot of British and Polish Airborne Forces Commemorative pins i.e badges

This is a neat little lot of several British and Polish Airborne Forces Commemorative pins i.e badges. read more

Code: 51686

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A nice and orginal FULL tin of Horlicks ration tablets

A nice and orginal FULL tin of Horlicks ration tablets

This is a nice example of a scare FULL Horlicks 24 hour ration tin. It has still its orange rubber seal present. The tin holts six bars of nine Horlicks tablets each. The lid is marked with a MB logo for the Metal Box maker. Overal this is a nice and saught after full ration tin read more

Code: 51685

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