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A nice issued early (split feather) i.e. mid war period standard British parachute qualification wing

A nice issued early (split feather) i.e. mid war period 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 ... read more

Code: 51622

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A nice orginal just post war portrait photograph of Lieutenant James Peter Ambrose, Officer in the 2nd Indian Airborne Division

A nice orginal just post war portrait photograph of Lieutenant James Peter Ambrose, Officer in the 2nd Indian Airborne Division


This is a nice and orginal period made white and black portrait photograph of Lieutenant Peter Ambrose. He served as a officer in the 15th Parachute Battalion which was part of the 2nd Indian Airborne Division. He proudly wears his altert Battle Dress blouse with local made insignia. This small-sized picture - it measures 8.7 cms x 14.0 cms - is neatly printed in a black and white on a ... read more

Code: 51621

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A good and nicely used mid war period British Parachute qualification wing

A good and nicely used mid war period 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 all different shapes and sizes. The Parachute qualification wing was issued after the soldier had qualified for them afte... read more

Code: 51614

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A good and difficult to find 2nd editon March'44 dated 'Zones of France' silk escape map, SOE and Airborne related

A good and difficult to find 2nd editon March'44 dated 'Zones of France' silk escape map, SOE and Airborne related

This is a neat example of a scare to find silk escape map covering France. The scale is 1:2,000,00 and is a second edition and was produced in March 1944. These maps were worn by most of the men landing on D-Day including the British and American Airborne Forces and were also issued to members of the SOE who were dropped in occupied France. The map is in a nice and slightly used condition. A ni... read more

Code: 51613

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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

I was lucky enough last week to find three - albeit regrettably single - No 46 Royal Marine Commando unit shoulder titles in a 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 Br... read more

Code: 51608

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A nicely issued British made embroided Airborne strip

A nicely issued British made embroided Airborne strip

This is a perfect example of a embroided Airborne arms-of-service strip aka a 'Airborne balkje'. These strips were introduced at the end of 1942 and were in use by a mix of Parachute and Glider trained soldiers of the 1st, 6th and the Canadian Airborne Troops till the end of 1944. There is a variation of types and makers of these Airborne strips. This example has a fine lettering and has the we... read more

Code: 51606

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A nice Scully made and marked Canadian The Perth Regiment cap badge

A nice Scully made and marked Canadian The Perth Regiment cap badge

This is a good example of a Scully made and marked Canadian The Perth Regiment cap badge. 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 ch... read more

Code: 51599

25.00 EUR

A nice period made black and white post card photograph of a Canadian Corporal to the Carleton and York Regiment

A nice period made black and white post card photograph of a Canadian Corporal to the Carleton and York Regiment

This is a neat period made black and white post card photograph of a Canadian Corporal to the Carleton and York Regiment proudly wearing his uniform showing printed British made shoulder titles. A nice little personal item. read more

Code: 51595

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A nice full matching set of British made embroided  red on black BELGIUM shoulder titles

A nice full matching set of British made embroided red on black BELGIUM shoulder titles

This is a perfect example of a full matching set of British made embroided red on black BELGIUM shoulder titles. This type of shoulder titles were worn by members of No.4 Troop of No.10 Commando and by those of the Belgian war-time Navy. This example has the block type lettering with the well known 'gleu' or so called 'paste' backing. This full matching set is in a nice and un-issued condition. read more

Code: 51593

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A nice period made Peace Celebrations 1919 Britannia medal

A nice period made Peace Celebrations 1919 Britannia medal

This is a neat example of a period made end of war silvered medal 'To Commemorate Peace 1919' depicting an victorious allegorical figure of a Britannia standing with outstretched right arm pointing a sword over a Royal Navy Battleship and a Royal Flying Corps aircraft. The medal is in a good condition and is still complete with its original patriotic red white and blue cotton ribbon. read more

Code: 51592

12.00 EUR