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Germany. 1939-45 helmet, marked M 1943 on the leather liner & 58, has black leather chin strap, swastika eagle badge to one side, black, white & red shield to the other (of post war manufacture). Belgium Mark II Brodie helmet clone liner marked 54/ABL/1949/XB/1951. Belgian flag to left side. Worn until 1952. Both GC. (2 helmets)
 SOLD at A$130
Germany. 1939-45 Army M35 double decal helmet. Finished in matte charcoal grey, evidence of original paint beneath (repaired as per March 1940 regulations), light rust showing through. Inside stamped D205 & NS 64. Liner shows wear, has some tears to fingers but is complete (it is named Weiss). Chin strap has wear but GC. Decals are age crazed/worn. Overall a very presentable helmet.
 SOLD at A$1050
Germany. 1939-45 Army. blue peaked soft cap with ear flaps, with Hitler Youth badge, hat has some age. Modern copy Hitler Youth dagger. Pack of 24 German WWII Cigarettes. SS Turkish fez, copy, in what appears to be a cake tin with square glass cabinet to display the fez. Plus original Zunderbuchse Bakelite fuse cap holder. Fair-GC. Some originals but most appear to be copies. (5)
 SOLD at A$180
Great Britain. Army. Blue cloth helmet, ca 1881 Officers of the 2nd City of London Rifle Volunteers, all white metal fittings. Helmet plate of small design for helmet. Has at some time had other badges fitted. Plate possibly of the pre 1881 shako. Has makers plaque for G. Kenning, London. Rosettes for sides of Officer quality. White metal chin strap present, no makers names. Supple leather liner present, small tear to satin liner. Fair-GC. A nice Volunteer blue cloth in good displayable condition.
Great Britain. Army. Blue cloth helmet, unusual 4 panel type, single vent to each side. Helmet type is reminiscent of the Police helmet in design but with Royal Artillery helmet plate. possibly refitted. Rosettes fitted, chin strap & ball are reproductions. GC. Displays nicely.
 SOLD at A$500
Great Britain. Victorian era Royal Horse Artillery Officer's busby. Scarlet bag to R/H side, 3 lines of bullion braid, these dull & held on by string. Off-white to sandy coloured stand up plume with gilt mounting ball. Makers label Cater & Co, 56 Pall Mall, London. Fair, some discolouration & fur loss. Hard to get & would restore well.
 SOLD at A$500
Great Britain. Army. 3rd Prince of Wales Dragoon Guards, Heavy Cavalry 1871 pattern, yellow brass other ranks full dress. Helmet with white metal star, Royal Garter in brass in the centre with white metal numeral 3. Worn until 1922, interior retains leather head band, this marked with arrow. Minor dings & bumps to the shell which is common, as helmets were passed from soldier to soldier. Helmet has original rosettes, chin chain, top mount & red/black horse hair plume. Average-GC. A nice helmet.
 SOLD at A$1200
Great Britain. Army. Scottish Lord Lieutenants pre 1901 bicorn hat. Victorian Crown in wreath silver button, on Scottish thistle pattern bullion lace. Unattributed. Beaver skin, red satin lining & makers label Keates & Co, Edinburgh. Comes with much older bicorn hat tin for the early pattern bicorn, with makers plate for J. Jones, 6 Regent St, London & 15 Bachelors Walk, London. Some wear & surface loss. Fair-GC. A nice, displayable hat with a very scarce tin.
 SOLD at A$300
Great Britain. Army. Shako. A beautiful ca1855 dark blue shako to a Military Officer. Quilted finished body with aged silver braiding all around. Silver plated rosettes to side & white metal chin chain attached. White metal Militia General Service pattern QVC badge to front, missing one lug. Black ball plume in beautiful VR mounted holder. Leather headband attached but most silk lining worn/missing. Fair, needs some TLC, some braid loose but well worth the restoration time. A rare item of head gear, displays beautifully.
Great Britain. Army. sidecaps (2), ca 1930 Officer's Kings Shropshire Light Infantry with Officer's silver/gilt cap badge & regimental buttons. Duke of Lancaster's own Yeomanry with initials of 'DHB', bullion Officer's red rose badge by Herbert Johnson London. Plus pith helmet, white, by R Z Bloomfield London with 3 fold puggaree. GC. Nice sidecaps. (3)
 SOLD at A$120
Great Britain. Police, blue Bobbie's pre 1952 helmet. Maker stamped Christie's London with Kings Crown, traces of mildew present inside helmet. Leather headband & chin strap. Small moth nip. Holes where badge was removed. GC. A nice pre war helmet.
 SOLD at A$80
USA. Army Vietnam era M I covered steel helmet with carbon fibre lining of type used before & during the Vietnam War, liner named to front 'MAUD'. Cover graffiti 'Buffalo N.Y.', love heart & arrow, 'Home Sweet Home', 'I want out'. Some stitch repairs & tearing to cover. A very evocative helmet of the US Vietnam War effort.
 SOLD at A$150
Egypt. ca 1870 Khedive Guard helmet, one piece steel skull with neck protector, blossom shaped crown rosette with iron crescent. Adjustable nasal protector in the form of an arrow fixed by a star shape screw. Shell only, no chain mail or other adornments. Item reputedly brought back by Major 'ET Pascoe' AIF. Rim needs a little TLC overall surface rust o/w a quite presentable & rare helmet. Vendor cost $1900 (ticket included). Historic talking point.
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
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