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WW2 British Airborne or RAF Escape Vest 2nd Pat

WW2 British Airborne or RAF Escape Vest 2nd Pat

These vests were used for multiple purposes, primarily to preserve heat, forming part of a layered clothing system. It was designed to be worn against the skin with other clothing on top - the warmth created by the body remained trapped in the 'baffles'. It was also issued to some aircrews as an escape aid as the vest could be unravelled and plaited to from a strong rope. One side of the vest i...  read more

Code: 51208

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WW1 USA 1917 Pattern Remington Bayonet

WW1 USA 1917 Pattern Remington Bayonet

Being sold as a 'semi relic' a 1917 pattern Remington bayonet, no scabbard. The blade retains a good profile with some degree of pitting. The remains of the Remington logo and stamping are partly visible on both sides of the ricasso. Bayonet catch does not depress. The wooden handle grips show signs weathering.

*** Apologies but no shipping outside the UK & buyers must be 18 or o...  read more

Code: 51211

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WW2 Rare Nazi Propaganda Book - Wofür Kämpfen Wir?

WW2 Rare Nazi Propaganda Book - Wofür Kämpfen Wir?

One of hardest and rarest Nazi Internal Propaganda propaganda booklets out there. Wofür Kämpfen Wir? (What we fight for?) First Edition January 1944.

A substantial document intended for the German officer class to boost moral. It starts with 'facsimile' of a letter signed by Adolph Hitler, dated 8 January, 1944. Next is a two-page contribution by Alfred Rosenberg. Followed by pr...  read more

Code: 51161

195.00 GBP

Further Information on item 51161

Further Information on item 51161

Towards the end of the war and as German casualties mounted, it became clear to officials in the Nazi government that Landsers in the field needed all the inspiration they could get to go on fighting. Using a similar strategy to that found in the SS booklet Sieg der Waffen - Sieg des Kindes (Victory of Weapons - Victory of the Children),  read more

Code: 51160

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WW2 No.36 Mills Bomb with Gas Check

WW2 No.36 Mills Bomb with Gas Check

A No.36 grenade in semi-relic condition. I purchased this from a dealer in France, 'reportedly' it was found half burred in a hedgerow near Tracy-sur-Mer (Normandy). It is fitted with a gas-check disk base plug, designed to be fired from a cup attachment for the Lee Enfield rifle.

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Code: 51136

110.00 GBP

USA M4 Bayonet & Scabbard

USA M4 Bayonet & Scabbard

This is an Italian made version of the USA M4 bayonet, scabbard and webbing loop. The dark brown grooved bakelite handle is in great condition as is the parkerised steel blade. The the locking mechanism is fully functional. The back of the webbing has, what appears to be, the original owners serial number written in pen.

** UK & Over 18's sales only - ID required **

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Code: 51138

85.00 GBP

WW2 British Issued Jack Knife

WW2 British Issued Jack Knife

This is a rather 'salty' British issued jack knife that has been subject to the elements. Despite the latter the springs work perfectly and the business ends remain sharp. Priced as semi-relic.  read more

Code: 51147

20.00 GBP

British LIA2 Magazine - Clamshell Sterling SMG

British LIA2 Magazine - Clamshell Sterling SMG

One of the features of the Sterling submachine gun that contributed to its excellence and popularity in the post-WW2 world was the innovative magazine. Previous magazines for 9-mm submachine guns were straight, although the cartridge itself has a slight taper that makes it want to lie in a curved shape in line with other cartridges. The magazines designed for the Sterling recognized this and...  read more

Code: 51140

25.00 GBP

WW2 British Bren Spare Parts Tin & Contents

WW2 British Bren Spare Parts Tin & Contents

This tin is in great condition and stamped Francis & Sons Ltd, London 1943. The tin formed part of the Bren spare parts & cleaning kit. This tin comes with 3 x 'pull through's' and an oiler bottle marked DCP on the top.  read more

Code: 51045

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