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A truly - and never seen before - attractive shoulder lanyard for the 2nd Battalion the Parachute Regiment

A truly - and never seen before - attractive shoulder lanyard for the 2nd Battalion the Parachute Regiment

This is a superb example of a very scarce early wartime lanyard to the 2nd Battalion the Parachute Regiment. The lanyard is made of original parachute cord and was dyed with Mepacrine, an anti malaria medicine issued during their campaign in N Africa and Italy. This practice was forbidden in early 1944 as many soldiers used to cut the lines of parachutes after practice jumps, these were later r...  read more

Code: 52018

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A superb used and difficult to find printed Parachute Regiment shoulder title

A superb used and difficult to find printed Parachute Regiment shoulder title

This is a perfect example of a nicely used and issued printed shoulder title to the Parachute Regiment. These printed shoulder titles were introduced half way trough 1943. The title has a dark blue lettering on pale blue backing and is a nicely and a little bit grubby issued condition. Difficult to find these days.  read more

Code: 52017

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A attractive - albeit regrettably single - serif type lettering Royal Signals shoulder title

A attractive - albeit regrettably single - serif type lettering Royal Signals shoulder title

This is a neat example of a - albeit regrettably single -
serif type lettering Royal Signals shoulder titles. These Royal Signals shoulder titles replaced the Royal Corps of Signals titles during mid 1944. This example is in a perfect un-issued condition.  read more

Code: 52016

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A British made Royal Navy Scripture Reader shoulder title

A British made Royal Navy Scripture Reader shoulder title

This is a perfect example of a embroided Royal Navy Scripture Reader shoulder title.  read more

Code: 52015

25.00 EUR

A attractive - British made by Calico printers - Canadian South Saskatchewan Regiment shoulder title

A attractive - British made by Calico printers - Canadian South Saskatchewan Regiment shoulder title

This is a perfect example of a attractive - British made by Calico printers - Canadian South Saskatchewan Regiment shoulder title. The South Saskatchewan Regiment participated in many major Canadian battles and operations, as part of the 2nd Canadian Infantry Division. The South Saskatchewan Regiment was a major combatant in the Dieppe Raid of 1942, Operation Atlantic, Operation Spring, Operati...  read more

Code: 52014

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A superb and un-issued embroided Royal Nay Commando shoulder title

A superb and un-issued embroided Royal Nay Commando shoulder title

This is a attractive and un-issued white on dark blue embroided Royal Navy Commando shoulder title. The Royal Naval Commandos, also known as RN Beachhead Commandos, were a commando formation of the Royal Navy which served during the Second World War. The first units were raised in 1942 and by the end of the war, 22 company-sized units had been raised to carry out various tasks associated with e...  read more

Code: 52013

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A attractive and issued printed (made by Calico Printers) Manchester Regiment shoulder title

A attractive and issued printed (made by Calico Printers) Manchester Regiment shoulder title

This is a attractive and issued printed (made by Calico Printers) Manchester Regiment shoulder title. The Manchester Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1958.  read more

Code: 52012

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A superb - and not so often seen - Reconnaissance  AoS (Arms of Service) stripe

A superb - and not so often seen - Reconnaissance AoS (Arms of Service) stripe

This is a attractive - and not so often seen - Reconnaissance AoS (Arms of Service) stripe. Arm of Service stripes were introduced in 1941 and were used throughout the Second World War and well into the post-war period.  read more

Code: 52011

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A superb - and not so often seen - 4th Battalion Welsh Regiment distinctive red saucepan formation sign

A superb - and not so often seen - 4th Battalion Welsh Regiment distinctive red saucepan formation sign

This is a attractive (regrettably single) 4th Battalion Welsh Regiment distinctive red saucepan formation sign. The Welsh Division served as part of the Home Defence Forces of the United Kingdom from 1939 through to 1944. It was landed in Normandy on June 28, 1944 and was placed under command of XII Corps, now defending the Odon Valley position. It was involved in heavy fighting in this area da...  read more

Code: 52010

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A nice - albeit regrettably single - embroided (large type lettering) Reconnaissance shouder title

A nice - albeit regrettably single - embroided (large type lettering) Reconnaissance shouder title

This is a attractive - albeit regrettably single - embroided (large type lettering) Reconnaissance shouder 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 reconna...  read more

Code: 52009

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A nice Dutch made 'All About Amsterdam' Canadian soldier's city guide

A nice Dutch made 'All About Amsterdam' Canadian soldier's city guide

This is a neat example of a late war i.e early post war Dutch made - by the frim of W.L. Salm & Co - Amsetrdam city tour guide. These booklets were published for the Canadian army after WWII to provide soldiers with a manual on how to have fun and how to behave in Amsterdam.  read more

Code: 52008

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A superb and difficult to find printed (full matching) set of 'thombstone' shape Combined Operations shoulder insignia

A superb and difficult to find printed (full matching) set of 'thombstone' shape Combined Operations shoulder insignia

This is a nice example of a difficult to find full matching set of 'thombstone' shape Combined Operations shoulder insignia. The Combined Operations badge depicts an eagle, a submachine gun and an anchor, reflecting the three service arms; the Royal Air Force, the British Army and the Royal Navy. These Combined Operations shoulder patches are coming in all sorts of shape, size and make. This se...  read more

Code: 52007

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A superb example of a embroided un-issued Glider Pilot Regiment shoulder title

A superb example of a embroided un-issued Glider Pilot Regiment shoulder title

This is a good example of a nice shoulder title to the Glider Pilot Regiment. Introduced half way through the war with its typical British patse i.e glue backing. The Glider Pilot Regiment was a British airborne forces unit of the Second World War which was responsible for crewing the British Army's military gliders and saw action in the European Theatre of World War II in support of Allied air...  read more

Code: 52006

95.00 EUR

A attractive - albeit regrettably single - un-issued printed Airborne 'Pegasus' Division shoulder formation signs

A attractive - albeit regrettably single - un-issued printed Airborne 'Pegasus' Division shoulder formation signs

They don't come better then this attractive - albeit regrettably single - un-issued Pegasus Airborne Division formation sign and they are getting harder to get these days. 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 matching set is in a good and un-issued condition. Hard to upgrate  read more

Code: 52005

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A typical British made R.A.N.R. (Royal Australian Naval Reserve) shoulder badge

A typical British made R.A.N.R. (Royal Australian Naval Reserve) shoulder badge

This is a neat example of a typical British made R.A.N.R. (Royal Australian Naval Reserve) shoulder badge. In late 1920, the Navy Board proposed the creation of an Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve scheme, with approaches made to yachting and rowing clubs, starting in New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, and Tasmania. During World War II, most Australian coastwatchers were commiss...  read more

Code: 52004

35.00 EUR

A superb (and difficult to find) typical British made 11 CTR (Canadian Tank Regiment) the Ontario Regiment formation patch

A superb (and difficult to find) typical British made 11 CTR (Canadian Tank Regiment) the Ontario Regiment formation patch

This is a trully superb (and difficult to find) typical British made 11 CTR (Canadian Tank Regiment) the Ontario Regiment formation patch. On 21 June 1941 it embarked for Britain. The regiment landed in Sicily on 13 July 1943, as part of the 1st Canadian Armoured Brigade, and in Italy on 3 September 1943 in support of 17th Brigade, 5th British Division. On 8 March 1945 the regiment moved with t...  read more

Code: 52003

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A superb so called German WW2 Willich coloured propaganda post card of Generalmajor Meindl

A superb so called German WW2 Willich coloured propaganda post card of Generalmajor Meindl

This is a superb and nice original period made Willrich postcard of Generalmajor Meindl - als Führer von Fallschirmtruppen besonders verdient in den Kämpfen bei Narvik und um Kreta. The postcard is showing a portrait of Eugen Meindl, a German Fallschirmjäger (paratrooper) general and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. This propaganda postcard was published by the...  read more

Code: 52002

25.00 EUR

A superb - and so often seen - Reconnaissance  AoS (Arms of Service) stripe

A superb - and so often seen - Reconnaissance AoS (Arms of Service) stripe

This is a attractive - and not so often seen - Reconnaissance AoS (Arms of Service) stripe. Arm of Service stripes were introduced in 1941 and were used throughout the Second World War and well into the post-war period.  read more

Code: 52001

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A superb and Dutch made Prinses Irene Brigade shoulder  title

A superb and Dutch made Prinses Irene Brigade shoulder title

A nice shoulder title to the Prinses Irene Brigade. This is a nice and attractive Dutch made Prinses Irene Brigade shoulder title. This unit was raised in GB in 1940 by the Dutch government in exile and participated in the liberation of NW Europe. This variation was issued to Dutch volunteers that joined the brigade after the south of Holland was liberated in the last months of 1944. They were ...  read more

Code: 52000

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A attractive and nicely embroided Reconnaissaince shoulder title with a so called 'serif type' lettering

A attractive and nicely embroided Reconnaissaince shoulder title with a so called 'serif type' lettering

This is a superb example of a not so often found variation Reconnaissance shoulder title. The embroidery is don with thick threat and is commen by the early embroided shoulder titles. The title is in nice condition and one of the more sougth after British Airborne units.  read more

Code: 51999

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A superb - typical British made - RCASC (Royal Canadian Army Servivce Corps) 1st Canadian Armoured Brigade shoulder patch

A superb - typical British made - RCASC (Royal Canadian Army Servivce Corps) 1st Canadian Armoured Brigade shoulder patch

This is a perfect example of a embroided - typical British made - RCASC (Royal Canadian Army Servivce Corps) 1st Canadian Armoured Brigade shoulder patch. The 1st Canadian Army Tank Brigade, later known as 1st Canadian Armoured Brigade, was an armoured brigade of the Canadian Army, raised during the Second World War. The brigade was composed of the 11th, 12th and 14th Canadian Armoured regiment...  read more

Code: 51998

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A trully superb and difficult to find British (silver hallmarked Gaunt Birmingham 1942) made Norwegian Free Forces Haakon 7 Officers and NCO's capbadge

A trully superb and difficult to find British (silver hallmarked Gaunt Birmingham 1942) made Norwegian Free Forces Haakon 7 Officers and NCO's capbadge

This is a attractive and difficult to find British made - 1942 dated silver hallmarked - Norwegian Free Forces Haakon 7 Officers and NCO's capbadge. When Germany invaded Norway in 1940 as a part of World War II, the royal family fled the country, and Haakon VII later spearheaded the Norwegian resistance in exile in the United Kingdom. H7 became one of several symbols used by the Norwegian popul...  read more

Code: 51997

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A superb edition of a German Nachtrichten für die Truppen newspaper, number 155 18 September 1944 dated

A superb edition of a German Nachtrichten für die Truppen newspaper, number 155 18 September 1944 dated

This is a perfect example of a good edition of a German Nachtrichten für die Truppen newspaper, number 155 18 September 1944 dated. Nachtrichten fúr die Truppen was a Allied propaganda leaflet in the form of a multi-page military newspaper, apparently produced by the German Wehrmacht, which was dropped by plane over Germany by the 8th Air Force in the final stages of World War II between April ...  read more

Code: 51996

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A attractive set of (full matching) World War One shoulder badge to the 33rd Division

A attractive set of (full matching) World War One shoulder badge to the 33rd Division

This is a truly nice set of (full matching) badge to the British 33rd Division. The 33rd Division was an infantry division of the British Army that was raised in 1914, during the First World War. The division was raised from volunteers for Lord Kitchener's New Armies, that was originally made up of infantry battalions raised by public subscription or private patronage. The division was taken ov...  read more

Code: 51995

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A interesting - un-issued British made - Canadian Calgary Highlanders shoulder title

A interesting - un-issued British made - Canadian Calgary Highlanders shoulder title

This is a neat example of a - un-issued British made - Canadian Calgary Highlanders shoulder title. On 6 July 1944, one month after the Normandy landings, the regiment landed in France. In Operation Spring, the Calgary Highlanders were part of the Battle of Verrières Ridge, along with the Black Watch, in which the regiment took heavy casualties. The unit saw extensive action in Normandy, marche...  read more

Code: 51994

25.00 EUR