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A superb full matching (late war i.e early post war) 46 Royal Marine Commando embroided shoulder titles

A superb full matching (late war i.e early post war) 46 Royal Marine Commando embroided shoulder titles

This is a neat example of a full matching set of late war i.e early post war 46 Royal Marine Commando embroided shoulder titles. 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 and 47 RM Commando and 10 (Inter–Allied) Army Commando. 46 RM Comma...  read more

Code: 51949

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A small Dutch '50 or '60 Battle of Arnhem commemorative booklet

A small Dutch '50 or '60 Battle of Arnhem commemorative booklet

This is a neat example of a small '50 or '60 early commemorative Battle of Arnhem booklet with lots of photographs about the evacuation and liberation of the city of Arnhem. The booklet has 31 pages and is in a good condition for its age and measures 15.3cm by 10.7cm.  read more

Code: 51948

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A attractive piece of - albeit regrettably single - KOSB (Kings Own Scottish Borderers) Leslie tartan

A attractive piece of - albeit regrettably single - KOSB (Kings Own Scottish Borderers) Leslie tartan

This is a good example of a single piece of KOSB (Kings Own Scottish Borderers) Leslie tartan. 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-fated Battle of Ar...  read more

Code: 51947

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A attractive - wartime British made - Dutch Free Forces arm i.e formation lion

A attractive - wartime British made - Dutch Free Forces arm i.e formation lion

This is a neat example of a nice wartime British made Dutch Free Forces arm i.e formation lion. The lion was worn by all members of the Netherlands Army (Allied forces) what was later renamed as the Royal Netherlands Brigade. The Brigade was part of 21st Army Group and took part in the liberation of Western Europe and the Netherlands. The badge worn by all Netherlands troops on the left upper a...  read more

Code: 51946

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A good example of a typical British made Canadian The Cape Breton Highlanders embroided shoulder title

A good example of a typical British made Canadian The Cape Breton Highlanders embroided shoulder title

This is a nice example of a late war British made embroided Canadian The Cape Breton Highlanders shoulder title. Details of The Cape Breton Highlanders were called out on service on 26 August 1939 and then placed on active service on 1 September 1939, as The Cape Breton Highlanders, CASF for local protection duties. They called out on active service were disbanded on 31 December 1940. The regim...  read more

Code: 51788

40.00 EUR

A nice little set consisting of a Dutch made late war i.e early post war so called 'Brabant weave' Prinses Irene cloth shoulder title and a British made so called 'paste back' Dutch Free Forces arm i.e formation lion

A nice little set consisting of a Dutch made late war i.e early post war so called 'Brabant weave' Prinses Irene cloth shoulder title and a British made so called 'paste back' Dutch Free Forces arm i.e formation lion

This is a neat set of badges consisting of a Dutch made late war i.e early post war so called 'Brabant weave' Prinses Irene cloth shoulder title and a British made so called 'paste back' Dutch Free Forces arm i.e formation lion. During the Second World War, the Royal Netherlands Motorized Infantry Brigade, later known as the Princes Irene Brigade (Dutch: Prinses Irene Brigade) was a Dutch milit...  read more

Code: 51831

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Out of print book : By Land Sea and Air, an illustrated history of the 2nd Battalion, The South Staffordshire Regiment 1940-1945

Out of print book : By Land Sea and Air, an illustrated history of the 2nd Battalion, The South Staffordshire Regiment 1940-1945

This is a excellent account of the wartime experience of the 2nd Battalion, the South Stafforshire Regiment. - This book is the story of a Regular Battalion that in September 1939 was stationed in India before returning to the UK in July 1940. In 1941 they were selected to convert to an Airlanding unit in the newly forming 1st Airlanding Brigade and started a short association with gliders. Sen...  read more

Code: 51945

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A superb (pre 1945) small groups photograph dispicting a -unfortunately un-known - Company of men belonging to a Parachute Regiment Battalion.

A superb (pre 1945) small groups photograph dispicting a -unfortunately un-known - Company of men belonging to a Parachute Regiment Battalion.

This is a attractive - and not seen before - small (measuring 27.4cm by 13.5cm) groups photograph dispicting a -unfortunately un-known - Company of men belonging to a Parachute Regiment Battalion. The photograph is printed by the Hull based company of Hull Press Photo Agency on a matt glose paper. Beside two small holes on the left corners this photographs is in a good condition.  read more

Code: 51944

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A - never seen before - British printed so called Polish old commerads news letter for the 'Zwiazek Polskich Spandochronniarzy'  (Association of Polish Parachutists)

A - never seen before - British printed so called Polish old commerads news letter for the 'Zwiazek Polskich Spandochronniarzy' (Association of Polish Parachutists)

This is a neat example of a - never seen before - British printed so called Polish old commerads news letter for the 'Zwiazek Polskich Spandochronniarzy' (Association of Polish Parachutists) situated at Queen's Gate Terrace, London. This example is dated Wrzesien (September) 1954 with 19 pages and is measuring 13.5cm by 21.5cm and is further in a good condition.  read more

Code: 51943

25.00 EUR

A superb - albeit regrettably single - British made large Belgium shoulder title

A superb - albeit regrettably single - British made large Belgium shoulder title

This is a great - albeit regrettably single - read on black embroided British made large Belgium shoulder title. This type of title was also worn by members No.4 Troop of No.10 Commando. The title has the serif type lettering with a black gauze backing and is in a good condition. These large Belgium titles are more difficult to find these days.  read more

Code: 51942

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A neat example of a good set of embroided badges to the 52nd (Lowland) Infantry Division

A neat example of a good set of embroided badges to the 52nd (Lowland) Infantry Division

This is a nice embroided set of a Mountain scroll and shield to the 52nd (Lowland) Infantry Division. On 9 October 1944, soon after the division arrived on the Continent the 52nd Lowland Division was assign to the First Canadian Army to help open the vital port of Antwerp. There fore the first major operations of the 52nd were not in mountainous terrain or through the air, but deployed below se...  read more

Code: 51941

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A unusual and attractive well known re-print of a IWM (Imperial War Museum) photograph depicting three members of the AFPU (Army Film and Photo Unit) Lewis, Smith and Walker

A unusual and attractive well known re-print of a IWM (Imperial War Museum) photograph depicting three members of the AFPU (Army Film and Photo Unit) Lewis, Smith and Walker

This is a unusual and well known re-print of a IWM (Imperial War Museum) photograph depicting three members of the AFPU (Army Film and Photo Unit) team Lewis, Smith and Walker. The photo has been taken on the roof of the AFPU centre located in Pinewood Studios at Iver, Buckinghamshire. This large-sized picture - it measures 21.5 x 16.8 cms - is neatly printed in a black and white on a semy glos...  read more

Code: 51940

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A nice and lovely - early post war June 1948 dated - black and white picture post card picturing a parachute jump from a air balloon

A nice and lovely - early post war June 1948 dated - black and white picture post card picturing a parachute jump from a air balloon

This is a neat example of a lovely - early post war June 1948 dated - black and white picture post card picturing a parachute jump from a air balloon. The card has also some writting on the left side saying, Second jump at Weston on the Green. Dropping Zone. The RAF has still a station on these grounds, RAF Weston-on-the-Green near the village of Weston-on-the-Green in Oxfordshire, England.  read more

Code: 51939

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A perfect - not so often seen- British made Middle East Commando shoulder title

A perfect - not so often seen- British made Middle East Commando shoulder title

This is a perfect example of a British Middle East Commando shoulder title. Middle East Commando was a battalion sized British Commando unit of the British Army during the Second World War. The Commando was formed in the Middle East in October 1941 from L Detachment, Special Air Service, the remnants of Layforce (No.3 Troop) and No. 51 Middle East Commando and the Special Boat Section partly to...  read more

Code: 51938

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A superb - and not so often seen - North African i.e local made early Parachute Regiment shoulder title

A superb - and not so often seen - North African i.e local made early Parachute Regiment shoulder title

This is a neat example of a very nice and not so often seen local made probably North African Parachute Regiment shoulder title. These embroided shoulder titles were introduced half way trough 1943. The title has a dark blue lettering on pale blue backing and is in a nicely condition. Difficult to find these days. Simply a nice example of a shought after shoulder title!  read more

Code: 51937

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A superb and attractive original period made - 26 Juli 1943 dated - portrait (measuring 8.2cm by 13.3cm) photoghraph depicting a proud Corporal of the Airborne Forces

A superb and attractive original period made - 26 Juli 1943 dated - portrait (measuring 8.2cm by 13.3cm) photoghraph depicting a proud Corporal of the Airborne Forces

This is a neat example of a mid war period - 26 Juli 1943 dated - portrait (measuring 8.2cm by 13.3cm) photoghraph depicting a proud Corporal of the Airborne Forces. On the back (see photo) the Corporal wrote a message to his sister with lots of kisses. Most likely he was a member of Divisional HeadQuarters looking as his Airborne shoulder title. Those early portrait phorographs are difficult t...  read more

Code: 51936

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A orginal - 20 October 1944 dated - British AFPU (Army Film Photo Unit) Sergeant Mike Lewis made press released photograph taken on DZ X

A orginal - 20 October 1944 dated - British AFPU (Army Film Photo Unit) Sergeant Mike Lewis made press released photograph taken on DZ X

This is a superb original British so called - press released - press photograph (measuring 25.2cm by 20.3cm) taken by AFPU (Army Film Photo Unit) Sergeant Mike Lewis taken on the north-west corner of DZ (Dropping Zone) X near Wolfheze on the first day of the Arnhem landings during Operation Market Garden. The Sinderhoeve farm lies in the distance right. On the foreground you will see one of the...  read more

Code: 51935

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A superb made - un-issued - British made (with its typical paste i.e glue backing) Canadian North Shore Regiment New Brunswick shoulder title

A superb made - un-issued - British made (with its typical paste i.e glue backing) Canadian North Shore Regiment New Brunswick shoulder title

This is a good example of a un-issued embroided British made Canadian North Shore Regiment New Brunswick shoulder title. During the Second World War, the regiment was first stationed in Woodstock, New Brunswick and then Sussex, New Brunswick. When it shipped overseas, it was initially stationed in Liverpool, after that it moved to Scotland near the castle of the Duke of Argyll.
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Code: 51934

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A neat - and not often seen - four piece set of period British i.e France made so called 'propaganda' post cardsseveral scenes of British Airborne Troops dispicting

A neat - and not often seen - four piece set of period British i.e France made so called 'propaganda' post cardsseveral scenes of British Airborne Troops dispicting

This is a neat example of a four piece set of wartime British i.e France so called 'propaganda' post cards. These 'propaganda' postcards were issued to boosted the spirit of the British i.e France people and to get some income for the war effort. This four piece set is in a nice issued condition with some minor staining from years of slightly handling i.e storage.  read more

Code: 51933

85.00 EUR

A attractive - difficult to find - British made Canadian Armoured Carrier Regiment shoulder title

A attractive - difficult to find - British made Canadian Armoured Carrier Regiment shoulder title

This is a truly very attractive - and in this perfect condition most certainly scarcely encountered - British made Canadian Armoured Carrier Regiment shoulder title. The 1st Canadian Armoured Carrier Regiment (1CACR) (also known as the 1st Canadian Armoured Personnel Carrier Regiment) was an armoured regiment of the Canadian Army formed during the late stages of World War II in the European the...  read more

Code: 51932

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A superb period made portrait picture postcard measuring - 8.3cm by 12.7cm - of a (regrettably) un-known Polish żołnierz (soldier) beloning to the 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade

A superb period made portrait picture postcard measuring - 8.3cm by 12.7cm - of a (regrettably) un-known Polish żołnierz (soldier) beloning to the 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade

This is a neat example of a postcard size (8.3cm by 12.7cm) portrait photograph of a - regrettably - un-known Polish żołnierz (Soldier) beloning to the 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade. The 1st (Polish) Independent Parachute Brigade was a parachute infantry brigade of the Polish Armed Forces in the West under the command of Major General Stanisław Sosabowski, created in September 1941 ...  read more

Code: 51931

55.00 EUR

A very attractive - now days scarcely found - Dutch 'standard issued' - (entirely printed) so called ORANJE - slighty used resistance arm band

A very attractive - now days scarcely found - Dutch 'standard issued' - (entirely printed) so called ORANJE - slighty used resistance arm band

This is a great example of a - slightly used i.e worn condition - constructed in bright orange cotton twill with printed in black ORANJE so called Dutch resistance arm band. These arm bands (they came in all diverend shapes and sizes) were produced for the local resistance groups at the end of the second world war.  read more

Code: 51926

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A nice attractive - Scottish made - so called kilt pin

A nice attractive - Scottish made - so called kilt pin

I was lucky enough to find last week two iddentical so called kilt pins. These unique kilt pins are made of chrome plated rhodium and features a safety pin design. This pin measures at 3 inches in length. The pin is worn on the right side of the kilt, about an inch or so from the edge of the fringe. It should sit just under level with the middle of the sporran and squarely in the pattern of th...  read more

Code: 51920

10.00 EUR

A attractive - and not so often seen - orange lanyard as worn by the early members of the Dutch Free Forces and Dutch Prinses Irene Brigade

A attractive - and not so often seen - orange lanyard as worn by the early members of the Dutch Free Forces and Dutch Prinses Irene Brigade

This is a neat example of a - not so often seen - orange lanyard as worn by the early members of the Dutch Free Forces and Dutch Prinses Irene Brigade during there service in England.  read more

Code: 51919

50.00 EUR

A attractive - and in mint un-issued condition - early post war (late '40 early '50) parachute qualification wing

A attractive - and in mint un-issued condition - early post war (late '40 early '50) parachute qualification wing

They dont come better than this example of a standard British made early post 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 ...  read more

Code: 51914

45.00 EUR