WW2 British Officers Visor Cap.
A well worn but complete service cap with good nap to the material and very little wear. The chinstrap is supple and both side buttons are kings crown examples. The inside has its top oil protector but i cannot make out the makers underneath. The leather sweatband is there but has come adrift from the side at a number of places from being laid flat for many years. Cap displays well and would lo... read more
KS98 Extrawaffen Bayonet. Alcoso.
The blade has nearly all its factory finish with just minimal ''bleed'' showing near the tip area and a good clean would bring the blade back to a bright finish. The Alcoso name and trade mark is sharp. The hilt has over 90% of its finish with the pommel area having some plate lift. Both grip plates are perfect. The steel scabbard has around 80% of its black factory finish with no knocks or dents. read more
The Iraqi Army, 1921-81. Political Guidance Bureay Publication.
An interesting large hardback book printed by the Ministry of Defence in 1981 on the Iraqi army. The book has lots of information on the history of the military and different branches of the new Iraqi military Army. Condition is good and complete but the spine has come adrift from the pages but the book is still solid. read more
KS98 Extrawaffen Bayonet. Anton- Wingen.
Bayonet is in nice condition with the blade having all its finish but with some scratches to both sides, the makers mark for the Wingen firm is faint . The hilt has all its finish with no plate lifting but again some surface scratches, fixing button is solid at the moment from years of storage. The two grip plates are in perfect condition. The steel scabbard has over 955 of its factory finish w... read more
German POW Mess Tin, Inf-Reg-681.
A very nice hand made mess tin made completely from scraps of aluminium and a length of brass rod as a handle. To the front is a hand etched sentiment and both top and bottom have the number 681 underneath the owners initials. Infantry Regiment 681 was part of the 333rd Infantry Division who fought in Belgium, France, Russian and finally destroyed in Romania. read more