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20383
Army. Colonial pattern very rare cork pith helmet of 4 panel cloth design. The helmet shell has unfortunately lost all integrity & been shattered internally, with name & regimental number. Has outline of NSW Forces badge, leather sweatband not present but support hoop is. Comes with a late issue helmet of similar shape & size, which is stained/discoloured. Maybe 1960s era. 1st Poor, 2nd Fair. Maybe researchable. A worthwhile but tricky restoration project.
 SOLD at A$130
20384
Army. Colonial pattern pith helmet, white with 4 fold puggaree of late manufacture. Green velvet lining with cream leather sweatband, no chin strap. Brass spike & mount. 1900-12 Corps of Engineers Australia helmet badge fitted plus a blue peaked cap to the Royal Australian Engineers post 1960, no chin strap or buttons. Fair-GC. Helmet displays nicely. (2)
 SOLD at A$400
20385
Army Aust/GB helmet, WWII Mk II Brodie helmet. Shell dated 1940, khaki painted with webbing chin strap, nice condition helmet, size 7. White Wolseley pith helmet by R.Z. Bloomfield London. No chin strap. Named 'H E Jones 5/707342' on sweatband. GC. 2 nice helmets.
 AVAILABLE at A$160
20386
Army Aust/GB helmet, WWII Mk II Brodie helmet marked 1942, size 7. Liner & chin strap in good condition. Good overall finish, some minor scuff marks & solar pith helmet, no puggaree. Made for Grose's Hats Perth. GC. 2 nice WWII helmets.
 SOLD at A$200
20387
Fire Warden/Civil Defence WWII Brodie style helmet, painted black, light surface rust, complete with liner & chin strap. Size 7?? GC.
 SOLD at A$100
20388
Army. Peaked cap, ca WWI Officer's peaked khaki trench cap. Made by Tress & Co London for W. Chorley & Co Ltd Sydney. With owners initials 'EJH' stamped into sweatband. Thin brown leather chin strap attached by 2 blackened AMF buttons. 2 holes where the large pattern rising sun badge was worn. Leather sweatband with Sydney seller's details in unstitched in places. Moth holes to underside of brim & a 1cm hole to front of crown. Fair condition, would benefit from a clean & some TLC. Getting hard to come by.
 SOLD at A$650
20389
Army. Peaked cap, WWII unissued barathea peaked cap, brown leather chin strap & KC map buttons. A few tiny moth holes to the top, which don't detract. 1940 dated sidecap, KC map buttons plus Indian pattern pith helmet, size 6¾ white chin strap, discoloured & stained, intact. GC. (3)
 SOLD at A$200
20390
Army. Peaked cap WWII Officer's. KC rising sun & matching buttons to side, brown leather chin straps. Initials 'W.R.B.' stamped into sweatband. Several 5mm moth holes to top. Army wool sidecap, khaki, dated 1941, unissued. Post 1970 Colonial pattern fibreglass helmet by Mountcastle. Missing most of the liner. Fair-GC. Possible to research cap owner. (3)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
20391
Army. Peaked cap WWII in khaki wool with leather edge, trimming to peak. KC rising sun to front, matching buttons to side, brown leather chin strap. Dated 1942 in unissued condition, 3 tiny moth holes to top plus Army khaki, wool sidecap, KC Map buttons dated 1941 with S.A. Hats Adelaide label & a post 1980 Colonial pattern fibre glass helmet, by Mountcastle Pty Ltd. GC. Nice pair of unissued WWII Australian hats. (3)
 SOLD at A$200
20392
Army. Peaked cap, WWII with separate chin strap, no buttons to sides, unusually of Officer quality with leather trim around front peak. Small moth holes to top. Also 1940 dated Army wool sidecap plus Navy rating caps (2). Post war with grey lining 1940/50s with owner number & name but hard to read. No buttons to front, heavy mothing. Fair-VG condition. The peaked cap nice. (4)
 AVAILABLE at A$160
20393
Army. Peaked cap, ca 1950s Officer's khaki service dress cap with KC AMF buttons & wide leather chin strap. Made by CGCF, dress blues cap to an Officer above Major with gilt KC AMF button, last inspection date '73', dress blues Army Chaplains Department Major & above peaked cap with QC map of Australia Staybrite buttons. Hat misshapen & chin strap sun curled. Fair. (3)
 SOLD at A$80
20394
Army. Peaked cap, General Officer's blues cap with double row of oak leaf braiding to peak, made by Emerco, size 6 7/8, buttons, badge & chin strap missing. Officer's khaki service dress cap, Staybrite QC map of Australia buttons, by M. Reiner & Co Victoria. Size 6 5/8, no badge. Slouch hat with puggaree, size 52, dated 1983. Slight rust stain to front of puggaree. GC. (3)
 SOLD at A$140
20395
Army. RAAF peaked caps (3), all no badges and/or damaged. Peaked cap, khaki with British general service buttons, RAE badge sewn on, chin strap damaged. RAAF sidecap, no badge & buttons, dated 1941. Unknown sidecap, possibly foreign. Ideal spares or repairs. (6)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
20396
Army Aust/GB pith helmet. RARE Victorian era colonial pattern pith helmet, white blancoed leather upper. Internally marked helmet cork regulation. Leather & red satin liner present & hand written inside the name Iles. The liner suggests an Officer's private purchase. No chin strap. Good-fair. A real rarity.
 SOLD at A$2100
20397
Army. Aust/GB, post 1898 sidecap with brass VR buttons to a Colonel on the Staff. Rare. Blue wool body with red piping to the crown. We have seen identical liner on a 1900 dated cap. Badge no longer present but had north/south lugs & may have been the lion over crown badge. Has faint name 'Flanagan' on head band. Fair-GC. Very scarce Victorian sidecap.
 SOLD at A$300
20398
Army Aust/GB Lt Colonel up to Brigadier Officer's dark blue wool sidecap, with KC George VI button for an Officer on the Staff. Gold braid KC lion & crown cap badge. Gold braid to edgings & scarlet panel on top, lined in black satin & velvet. Comes with a post 1940 Lt Col or above peaked cap. Ceremonial peaked cap in cotton & wool with single row of gold oak leaf decoration to peak. Badge as are side buttons. Made by Emerco Melbourne. GC. WWII Brigadier's sidecap not common. (2)
 SOLD at A$180
20399
Army. Slouch hats (2), ca WWII, austerity pattern & the other is a commercial hat made in the Military style (Cadets?). The austerity pattern hat is unissued & appears to be broad arrow marked on the felt. Liner present but curiously only displays the size (7 3/8). Hat has raw edge, brown vent eyelets, riveted chin strap fittings & sewn-in clip to fold up the brim. This is probably an early 1942 made hat. The commercial hat is made from brown wool felt (not rabbit), brown air vents, bound edge, press stud fold up & riveted chin strap fittings. Unissued. Relatively inexpensive WWII slough hat. (2)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
20400
Army. Slouch hat, 1942 dated raw edge WWII. Push stud brim clip, puggaree fitted, size 7½, eyelets for chin strap but chin strap not present. Overall minor cloth grazing. Unissued, Fair-GC.
 SOLD at A$550
20401
Army. Slouch hats (3) with puggarees. One dated 1945. The other two are cadet hats from 1980s-2000s. The WWII hat is with pugaree & oxidised rising sun badge. The liner is present but half detached & dry. The hat is widely mothed to underside of brim. Unissued. The next hat is from Kings School Cadets with pugaree & an earlier quality white metal badge. Akubra size 59, private purchase. No visible mothing. Last Cadet hat no badge but with its blue/yellow/red pugaree. Liner is removed. No visible mothing. (3)
 SOLD at A$240
20402
Army. Slouch hats (4), all post 1980. All undated, 1 with puggaree for Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps approx size 56. 2nd Cadet red puggaree, approx size 55. 3 tears to front & 2 tears to rear of body of the hat. 3rd brownish khaki puggaree, approx size 52. Some moth holes, edge trim tired/worn, discoloured. 4th unissued, size 62, no puggaree. None have chin straps. Fair-GC. (4)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
20403
Army. Slouch hat with puggaree dated 1981. Blues peaked cap RAC of Sigs badge, KC map buttons. By J. Compton Son & Webb. Named to Sergeant Geelong College Cadet Corp Glengarry with sewn on badge. Balmoral DD 1953 dated with Clan McIntosh badge in silver. By Beret MFRS Victoria. GC. (4)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
20404
Army. RAN, RAAF, slouch hats (3). Army dated 2002, size 53. Navy dated 2002, size 60. RAAF dated 1994, size 56 with Officer's bullion badge. Plus khaki beret dated 1958 by Beret Mnfrs. Light blue UN coloured beret by Kangol 7 1/8 & Royal Australian Navy baseball cap. GC. (6 hats)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
20405
Army. Slouch hat, 2007 dated, size 57 with puggaree & chin strap. Officer's khaki peaked cap dated 1972. RAAF slouch hat dated 1995, size 52 with puggaree & chin strap. RAAF dark blue peaked cap dated 1968-69. Good-VGC. (4)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
20406
Army/RAAF, Slouch hat puggarees (12), various colours & sizes. Couple have patches/badges attached. Good selection of Cadet, Militia, regulars etc. Plus RAAF neck tie & Army neck tie (women's). GC. Hard to find. (14)
 SOLD at A$200
20407
Army/RAAF, Slouch hat puggarees, various colours & sizes. Good selection, Cadets, Militia, Regulars etc. GC, many hard to find. (17)
 SOLD at A$160
20408
Army. Cadets, berets (5 diff). Dark blue bonnet with red/white/black band, with chromed badge for Scotch College. Government contract maker. Khaki wool beret with brown leather edging (as per WWII) but undated. This beret almost certainly 1940s to early 1950s with rising sun badge. Khaki Balmoral, used, with mothing to top. Used (no badge). Two dark blue bonnets of the type used by Knox Grammar. No badges. All hats show wear & scattered mothing. (5)
 SOLD at A$80
20409
Army. Cadets: Balmoral caps (2) Knox Grammar Cadet unit. Blue Balmorals, type without diced band. Badges are backed on tartan. One hat badge is current bi-metal type. The other badge is smaller silver version. Plus khaki beret with chromed Trinity Grammar School Cadet badge. No lining in the beret. No moth or other damage.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
20410
Army. Cadets, berets & a bonnet. Blue beret & un-badged red/white diced Balmoral. Crossing 1950s-2000. Khaki beret with enamel & gilt badge, -TGS Cadet Corp badge (small size). Variant of Trinity Grammar? commercial made beret. Well used. Navy blue wool beret with Springvale Cadet Unit in gilt & painted finish. Unissued blue wool beret, no badge, mint. Used red/white diced band Balmoral. No badge, named to soldier. Minor moth. No damage to hats, only Balmoral has minor moth. Useful selection of berets with 2 interesting badges. (5)
 SOLD at A$75
20411
Army. Cadet, sidecaps. Interesting & rare khaki Cadet sidecaps (2) in unissued condition. One is pre WWII & the other is early WWII. The khaki Glengarry has the badge & maroon/blue/yellow backing for Scotch College Cadets Melbourne. Unissued & made by A. Bowley & Co. The badge is in gilt & numbered to rear. Maroon welt to top of cap. The khaki sidecap is unissued & made by A. Bowley & Co. The cap has a grass green welt to the top & yellow cord piping. Map of Australia buttons oxidised. No badge was ever fitted. Both caps are in outstanding condition & unissued. Two rare Cadet hats from WWII. Rarely seen. (2)
 SOLD at A$1300
20412
Army. Cadet. sidecaps. Three interesting caps, 2 with badges. Melbourne Grammar School Cadet with enamel badge ca 1930s, unknown black sidecap with yellow piping (WWII) & Cadet Glengarry with the badge of Geelong College Cadet (modern made). The Melbourne Grammar Cadet cap is made in the style of a Torrens cap with brass/enamel badge & brass KC buttons. Made by London Stores Ltd, Melbourne. Black, fine wool. The black sidecap with yellow wool piping has oxidised KC general service buttons. Well made from coarse wool. Stained inside. Unknown unit but probably Cadet ca WWII. Blue Glengarry with red/black/white diced band. Badge is nickled Geelong College Cadets. Commercially made, Excellent condition. The Geelong College cap is rare. (3)
 SOLD at A$625
20413
Army. Cadets Slouch hat pre 1942 khaki with puggaree to a Cadet unit (unidentified school). Early style with edge binding & sewn hooks & eye (now missing) as opposed to the riveted brass half moon fittings. The sweatband is missing but the hat is broad arrow stamped. No chin strap, brown eyelets to vent holes. Has oxidised rising sun to brim & a rare 7 fold puggaree with maroon, green & black coloured folds. Some moth grazing overall o/w GC.
 AVAILABLE at A$300
20414
Navy, tally bands. Collection of 30 diff, mainly Training Ships tallies, 4 tallies are for Cadets. In nice, mostly unissued condition.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
20415
Navy. RAN, peaked cap ca 1930s Bandsman's, white top, red band, black peak & chin strap. KC anchor & Australia gilt buttons. KC RANBAND badge. Hat made by CGCF, badge by Stokes. RAAF Bandsman's cap dated 1988, made by AGCF, dark blue with band & Staybrite badge/buttons. Gold braid to peak. Army Band Corps Colonial pattern helmet, made by Mountcastle Pty Ltd QLD, lion head chin chain hook to left side, spike to top, Staybrite badge has only one attaching pin. No chin chain. GC. Bandsman's hat for each of the 3 services. (3)
 SOLD at A$150
20416
Navy. RAN, peaked cap. Officer's cloth tipped visor cap for ranks above Commander, undated but ca WWII. Plus ratings cap, made in Sydney, with chin strap. GC. A nice WWII Officer's peaked cap. (2)
 SOLD at A$190
20417
Navy. RAN peaked cap with vinyl top, RAN ratings cap with vinyl top. RAN cloth cap cover, RAN vinyl cap cover. White Wolseley pattern fibreglass helmet. Some discolouration o/w GC. (5)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
20418
Navy. RAN, peaked cap, Chief Petty Officer's vinyl topped visor cap. Made by AGCF in 1980, size 6 3/8. HMAS Culgoa ratings cap, no sweatband, with elasticised chin strap. Wolseley pattern pith helmet, white (discoloured) by R.Z. Bloomfield London, 6 7/8 dated 1937. Fair-GC. All three have marks & discolouration. (3)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
20419
RAAF 1950s Officer's peaked cap with KC buttons holding chin strap & gilt brass QC RAAF badge. Size 7½. GC.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
20420
RAAF, sidecap, WWII dark blue with KC two part Officer's badge, card attached to backing plate for 'Aus 413944 P/O Beaumont B.H.'. Barry Hampshire Beaumont DFC was 460 Squadron. Some moth holes & grazing to both sides. Date believed to be 1943 & Officer's peaked cap with 3 piece economy cap badge, this now missing gilding. Cap not named, moth holes & grazing & somewhat out of shape. Missing chin strap & buttons. Hats in similar condition but not known to be related to each other. Poor. Interesting to a DFC winner. (2)
 SOLD at A$400
20421
RAAF, Slouch hat, 1965 dated, size 6 5/8, with puggaree & RAAF flash. chin strap fitted, brim latch needs sewing back on. Blue Glengarry cap made for Christies. Army dress blues peaked cap. KC map buttons, by CGCF. RAAF light blue peaked cap with badge dated 1975, no chin strap. RAN Navy Dockyard Police peaked cap with silver Staybrite QC buttons, label R.A.N. keep shape. GC. (5)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
20422
RAAF Slouch hats (4) of which 3 are light blue & 1 khaki, this being dated 1992 with dark blue fold in puggaree, size 59. 3 light blue hats are dated 1995, size 53 (2) & 56. All slouch hats have chin straps. Air Training Corps sidecap dated 1967 by AGCF. All GC. (5)
 AVAILABLE at A$160
20423
RAAF. Slouch hat ca 1944, for tropical areas as made for & issued by the RAAF. Unissued with 4x brown vent eyelets per side, press button fold up & a raw edge. This design was made to take a special green leather liner that was laced/tied through extra eyelets around the base of the hat. Excellent condition, large size. The correct lace in liner is also included but it is size 6 7/8 & is small for the hat. Dated 1944. Unissued hat & liner, excellent condition. An uncommon slouch hat variation.
 AVAILABLE at A$180
20424
RAAF/Wolseley pattern pith helmet marked on sweatband & inside to MacPherson 403484. Douglas Gordon MacPherson Flying Officer killed while flying Kittyhawk AK732 near Gambat aerodrome Libya 1942. Leather binding to edge. 3 fold puggaree is unwound. Needs attention. GC. Nice Killed While on Operation attributed helmet.
 SOLD at A$180
20425
RAAF/RAN, women's caps. Inc 1989 dated RAAF badged cap & a RAN cap. GC. (4 diff)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
20426
Police pattern pith helmets (2), NSW Police with white cotton outer effecting most of the surface. White metal chromed vent & chromed KC NSW Police badge. Black leather chin strap made in Melbourne. Headband light buff leather, size 6 5/8. Another blancoed exterior, this crazed all over. Best English manufacture on dark leather headband. Fair-GC. Seldom seen Police pattern helmets. (2)
 SOLD at A$150
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