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WWII British Web Gear Set

WWII British Web Gear Set

Offered is a skeleton set of WWII British Army web Broad Arrow marked. Pouches dated 1941, the belt 1943. In very good condition, bayonet included. These webbing sets were issued to Canadian Troops serving in Italy with much of the supply chain for Canada coming from 8th Army QM.  read more

Code: 51463

300.00 CAD

Handbook For Drivers of the Mounted Services 1915

Handbook For Drivers of the Mounted Services 1915

An interesting manual for a small contingent of qualified drivers during WWI. Motor cars and trucks were a new addition to the Army in WWI and the skill was in its infancy.  read more

Code: 51454

SOLD

Brown Leather Gaiters dated 1900

Brown Leather Gaiters dated 1900

Gaiters were a late Victorian accoutrement used to protect the soldier from ankle injuries, wear to pant legs in rough terrain and brush and to prevent tics and fleas in field maneuvers. They were black for full or field dress, but when in tropical conditions they were issued in brown leather. This pair is dated to the Boer War 1900. Complete and in good supple condition.  read more

Code: 51431

250.00 CAD

Blanket Strap for Valise Equipment

Blanket Strap for Valise Equipment

I believe, based on the buckle and length, that this 40" thin strap is a late Victorian valise blanket strap. In great supple condition. Rare to find.  read more

Code: 51426

100.00 CAD

1882 Cavalry Cartouche Pouch and Shoulder Belt

1882 Cavalry Cartouche Pouch and Shoulder Belt

This is the standard Cartridge box for the Martini Henry Carbine ammo. The flap is in nice condition and has slots for a badge to be affixed, the badge impression can be seen in the leather. The lid is stiff and there is a signs of stress at the hinge. The back of the box has suffered exposure to extreme heat with some rippling in the leather finish, not uncommon for this equipment. The Bri...  read more

Code: 50964

650.00 CAD

Honours and Awards of the Old Contemptables

Honours and Awards of the Old Contemptables

A good reference book that details rolls for those decorated within the BEF in WWI. Good condition.  read more

Code: 51346

30.00 CAD

The Waterloo Roll Call

The Waterloo Roll Call

A great resource for those who collect MGS and Waterloo medals for the British Army in the Napoleonic Wars. Paper back edition in good condition.  read more

Code: 51345

25.00 CAD

1895 Canteen for a Rifle Regiment

1895 Canteen for a Rifle Regiment

Offered is an 1895 Canteen with its cover, issued to a rifle regiment with black carry strap. There is wear along the bottom edge where the wool sleeve has chafed with the carry strap wearing away some of the cover and some minor mothing on the other side. The belt is full length with its original clasp and cork. There is a numeral on the cover "X55". A good example with its original blue en...  read more

Code: 50966

350.00 CAD

Martini Henry Sight and Barrel Cap

Martini Henry Sight and Barrel Cap

I have several versions of this protective piece of kit, some field made and others issued. When British soldiers were on overseas duty keeping ones barrel clean and the sight protected in the harsh environments of the empire, so these handy caps were made for the purpose. This one is brass with a chrome or nickel plate and is complete in the standard form made for issue.  read more

Code: 51086

125.00 CAD

Martini Henry Barrel Cap

Martini Henry Barrel Cap

I have several versions of this protective piece of kit, some field made and others issued. When British soldiers were on overseas duty keeping ones barrel clean and the sight protected in the harsh environments of the empire, so these handy caps were made for the purpose. This one is a unique field made version with a lager dome to protect the sight.  read more

Code: 51087

125.00 CAD