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Aircraft Instruments WWII & Later: RAAF Artificial Horizon Indicator with unserviceable equipment tag dated 23-8-61. General Electrics Indicator Wheels & Flaps position. RAAF/Kent Kontak inner/outer fuel gauge. Smiths Desynn Indicator for Dive Break & Flaps. British Patent No3 Tank gallons fuel gauge. Nalder Bros & Thompson Ltd PRM new luminous indicator. Nice lot. (6)
Great Britain: 1914-18 Very rare original Army recruiting poster 'ANSWER THE CALL RIGHT QUICKLY'. 145mm X 790mm. Long narrow poster divided into flags of Allied countries. Printed in colour by 'Chorley & Pickersgill Ltd'. Poster No: 64A, published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee London. Has a couple of tears along old fold marks (one section detached) & a piece torn out of top R/H corner. Fair condition but would frame well. Original WWI recruiting posters are RARE.
Japan WWII: The Good Luck Flag (Hinomaru Yosegaki) a traditional gift for Japanese servicemen deployed during WWII. Screen-printed silk national flag highly decorated with hand-written signatures & messages by friends & family wishing soldier victory, safety & good luck. Some stains, damage & tears. Approx 770mmx610mm. Artillery case 75mmx185mm brass, Japanese character marks to base, inert. Army issue prescription glasses in case of issue. Black bakelite round frames & leatherette card slide case of issue. (3)
 SOLD at A$160
United States: WWII 1942 M1 Bayonet by Oneida Ltd & M3 scabbard. Shortened to a 10' spear point. Light pitting to pommel & guard o/w GC.
USA WWII USAAF enlisted ranks B-2 winter fur flying cap. The outer leather is reversed sheepskin while the interior is fleece lined. Fold-up flaps around the sides & back, some overall damage & tears. Australia B-type leather flying helmet. WWII-style dark brown leather with white chamois lining. No maker or size marks, near new condition. WWII Army issue dust/sand goggles. Folding metal tear-drop frames with clear glass lenses, grey wool surrounds & elastic head straps. Great Britain WWII Armoured Corp vehicle operators wind & dust goggles. Metal tear-drop frames with brown leather padded surrounds, orange/brown tinted glass lenses. Complete with original issue hard shell card storage box. (4 items)
USA WWII Army 'Crusher' cap. Olive drab wool body with gilt officer's cap eagle, flexible brown leather visor, brown leather chinstrap & full silk lining to the interior. Size 6 7/8. Named on the inside of the visor 'Lt GE Skelton - O.819195'. Light service wear, tiny moth mark. GC.
 SOLD at A$120
USA Late ca WWII M1 combat helmet. A good example of the late war pattern introduced in 1944. The metal front seam swivel bale shell with all original olive drab painted grit finish & complete with green web chin strap. Original fibre liner again with ca 1944 pattern green web liner suspension webbing & brown leather sweatband, complete with leather chin strap. This pattern was used late in WWII & into the Korean War.
USA Uniform WWII 8th Army Air Corp decorated officers lke jacket & shirt. Officers quality lke jacket with rank & corp badges for major of the Air Corps. 8th Army & Air Corp cloth patches to ea shoulder. Sterling silver metal wings for Navigator & 6 place ribbon bar inc Air medal & Distinguished Flying Cross. Overseas Services & Good conduct bars in bullion to the left cuff. Comes with chocolate officer's shirt with rank & corp badges fitted to the collar, the shoulders with cloth USAAF & 8th AF patches also. A very nice example to an officer of the mighty 8th.
 SOLD at A$200
USA WWII Original souvenir piece of an American aircraft likely from a Marauder bomber, Mariner or Mars flying boat. Top 580mm, bottom 645cm wide, 705mm high. Original factory painted grey/blue outer aluminium with manufactures specification oval plate reading 'The Glenn L Martin Co Baltimore MD USA, date 11-18-42 Trade Mark, Name Cowl-Front-Venturi-Side-Upper left, Part no 12-959-10' During WWII a few of GL Martin's company most successful designs were the B-26 Marauder & A-22 Maryland bombers, the PBM Mariner & JRM flying boats, widely used for air sea rescue, anti-submarine warfare & transport. An interesting & not often seen relic of the Pacific Theatre of War & of particular interest to any aviation enthusiast. Has battle damage &/or crash part appearance.
 SOLD at A$100
USA Post WII M1 steel helmet & fibre lining. Green painted finish & olive green helmet net. Fibre liner with green webbing & leather chin strap. Post WWII M8A1 bayonet & scabbard made by PWH. WWII M1 Garand ammunition charger clips (4). Post 1958 USAF Master Missileman breast badge. USMC WWII magazine pouch. 1944 Rifle muzzle cover. Plus 3 Other items.
 SOLD at A$100
USA Helmet: WWII Army M38 steel combat helmet. A nice example with all original green painted finish & complete with black oilcloth liner & web chinstrap plus WWII air raid precautions warden's helmet. Original black painted military style M38 steel helmet with white stencilled 'W' to the front indicating it was issued to an air raid warden. Black oil cloth liner & web chinstrap complete. Plus WWII army field service cap. Khaki wool with a khaki cotton lining with attached maker's label. Has 2 AMF buttons to the front securing three side flaps. No other insignia. (3)
 SOLD at A$120
Small Box with USA Purple Heart UNC. Great Britain WWII cloth insignia inc Home Guard title, AFS chest patch, ARP arm band, Fire Guard armband, RAF Engineers ½ wing. Metal AFS hat badge, WVS Civil Defence badge. Netherlands c1928-51 Medal for Long, Honourable & Faithful Service in the Dutch Royal Navy (without ribbon). Russia WWII Commemorative medals (3). Enamel badges from GB & Australia (6). Victorian Agricultural Society Show badges (6). Plus a few misc coins, medallions & badges. (lot)
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