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A nice and un-issued hand embroided Devonshire Regiment shoulder title

A nice and un-issued hand embroided Devonshire Regiment shoulder title

This is a perfect example of a nice and un-issued hand embroided Devonshire Regiment shoulder title. The Devonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army which served under various titles and served in many wars and conflicts from 1685 to 1958, such as the Second Boer War, World War I and World War II. In 1958 the regiment was amalgamated with the Dorset Regiment to form the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment which, in 2007, was amalgamated with the Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment, the Royal Green Jackets and The Light Infantry to form The Rifles. During 1943 the 12th Battalion became a Glider borne unit within the newly formed 6th Airlanding Brigade, 6th Airborne Division and saw heavy action during the rest of the war including Normandy and the river Rhine in 1945. This example is in a perfect and un-issued condition.

Code: 51450

20.00 EUR


A nice British made Canadian Infantry Corps printed shoulder title

A nice British made Canadian Infantry Corps printed shoulder title

This ia a good example of a nice British made Canadian Infantry Corps printed shoulder title. Originally formed as the Canadian Infantry Corps on 2 September 1942 to encompass all existing infantry regiments, including regiments of foot guards, in the Canadian Army. The corps was granted its "royal" designation in 1947 and was designated Royal Canadian Infantry Corps 30 April 1947, to be redesignated The Royal Canadian Infantry Corps 22 March 1948, and revert to Royal Canadian Infantry Corps 17 February 1964.

Code: 51453

30.00 EUR


A nice little set of two original photo prints made during a visit by General Sir Bernard Paget of the Free Norwegian Forces on 27.05.42  and 07.05.43

A nice little set of two original photo prints made during a visit by General Sir Bernard Paget of the Free Norwegian Forces on 27.05.42 and 07.05.43

This is a neat little set of two original prints made during a visit by General Sir Bernard Paget of the Free Norwegian Forces in Britain. These two photo's were made on 27.05.42 and 07.05.43 in the area of Brahan Castle in Scotland. The two photo's depicting the General in conversation with Officers and NCO's. of the Free Norwegian Forces. The photo's are measuring 12.0cm by 9.0cm and stilll got there original reference numbers on the reverse. Hard to upgrade.

Code: 51448

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A nice original British MK7 water bottle cork

A nice original British MK7 water bottle cork

I was lucky to find recently a small amount of five original un-issued British MK7 water bottle corks. Each cork is fitted with a zinc top. Ideal for your restoration project. I can offer them for an atractive price (they are of course priced per single piece!). Please do note that this item does not show 'sold' before the last item has been sold.

Code: 51447

4.00 EUR


A unusual and difficult to find original print of Field Marshal Montgomery visiting elements of the 1st Airborne Division on 14.03.44

A unusual and difficult to find original print of Field Marshal Montgomery visiting elements of the 1st Airborne Division on 14.03.44

This is a great example of a unusual and difficult to find original print of Field Marshal Montgomery visiting elements of the 1st Airborne Division on 14.03.44. On the right side of Field Marshal Montgomery we recognize Aide-de-Camp Captain (War Substantive) Graham Chatfield Roberts. This example is printed on a semy gloss paper and is measuring 12.0cm by 9.0cm.

Code: 51445

20.00 EUR


A nice embroided Canadian shoulder title to The Westminster Regiment

A nice embroided Canadian shoulder title to The Westminster Regiment

This is a good example of a embroided Canadian shoulder title to The Westminster Regiment. The regiment mobilized 'The Westminster Regiment (Machine Gun), CASF' for active service on 1 September 1939. It was redesignated: '1st Battalion, The Westminster Regiment (Machine Gun), CASF' on 7 November 1940;Footnote 22 and '1st Battalion, The Westminster Regiment (Motor), CASF' on 25 November 1940. It embarked for Britain on 13 November 1941. On 1 December 1943, the battalion landed in Italy as part of the 5th Armoured Brigade, 5th Canadian Armoured Division.Footnote. It moved to North-West Europe on 28 February 1945, where it fought until the end of the war. The overseas battalion was disbanded on 31 January 1946. The title is in a nice un-issued condition.

Code: 51442

20.00 EUR


A nice little set of three original photo prints made during a excercise of the Free Norwegian Forces on 27.05.42

A nice little set of three original photo prints made during a excercise of the Free Norwegian Forces on 27.05.42

This is a nice set of three original prints made during a exercise of the Free Norwegian Forces in Britain. These three photo's were made on 27.05.42 in the area of Brahan Castle in Scotland. The three photo's depicting a Vickers Machine gun crew of soldiers of the Free Norwegian Forces. The photo's are measuring 12.0cm by 9.0cm and stilll got there original reference numbers on the reverse. Hard to upgrade.

Code: 51437

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A nice and RARE to find Officers and other ranks The 49th (West Riding) Reconnaissance Regiment cap i.e beret badge

A nice and RARE to find Officers and other ranks The 49th (West Riding) Reconnaissance Regiment cap i.e beret badge

This is a neat example of a rare WW2 Reconnaissance Corps 49th West Riding Division beret badge, white metal example with a Yorkshire rose to the centre. The 49th (West Riding) DIVISION was a pre-war territorial formation consisting of the 146th, 147th & 148th Brigades. The first two recruited in Yorkshire and the third in the Notts. & Derbyshire area. The 49th REGIMENT was formed in September, 1942 from the 29th & 148th Independent Squadrons of the Reconnaissance Corps (formed January, 1941) which were attached to the 49th Division, along with the 1st Belgian Fusiliers (replaced in December, 1942 by the 24th (Guards) Independent Squadron). In accordance with normal Reconnaissance Corps practise this new regiment was given the same number as the division with which it would serve - the 49th. This example is in a nice issued condition and still got his original cotter pin present. Hard to find these days.

Code: 51432

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A nice little Belgium national flag as intended to wear by Belgium volunteers on there upper arm of there battle-dress blouse

A nice little Belgium national flag as intended to wear by Belgium volunteers on there upper arm of there battle-dress blouse


I was lucky to find recently a small Belgium or British made Belgium national flags as intended to wear by all ranks of the Belgium volunteers who were part of the Allied Army's in England during the war. Members of No 4 Troop, No 10 Commando (I.A.) wore these flags below the No.10 Commando shoulder title on there right shoulder. These Belgian flag's are difficult to find and are is a nice and un-issued condition.

Code: 51429

35.00 EUR


A nice mid wartime period British made embroided Canadian Provost Corps shoulder title

A nice mid wartime period British made embroided Canadian Provost Corps shoulder title


This is a neat example of a nice mid wartime British made embroided Canadian Provost Corps shoulder title. In mid June 1940, the Canadian Provost Corps was officially born out of 1 Provost Company. For most of 1940, 1 Provost Company was stationed in England, but was involved in the battles during the fall of France. The Canadian Provost Corps Training Centre operated from November 1942 to May 1946, training a total of 1,897 all ranks. During World War II, most of the Canadian Army in England was stationed at Aldershot. The corps saw action for the first time on 18 August 1942 in the Dieppe Raid. During 1943, 1 Provost Company became involved in operations in Sicily and after the crossing into Italy on 3 September 1943, the company continued its support of the I Canadian Corps as part of the Eighth Army as Allied forces crept northwards from the toe of Italy. The Canadians were part of twenty-four provost and traffic control companies and two Special Investigation Branch sections that were attached to the Eighth Army. Shortly after the Normandy landings in June 1944, the 2nd Canadian Line of Communications (LoC) Provost HQ and six sections were deployed in Northern France on traffic control duties. 1 Provost Company also saw action at Apeldoorn in the Netherlands. On 18 October 1945, 1 Provost Company was de-activated when it was repatriated to Canada. This example is in a perfect un-issued condtion.

Code: 51427

35.00 EUR