1St. Parachute Bn. Photos Oct 1941 Ringway Manchester
These are the original press first photographs of the 1st Parachute Battalion Oct 23rd 1941. They had changed their name from No.11 SAS Bn. one month before.
Look at jumping point on the 'Whitley' was this the hole in the floor exit.
Two excellent 10" x 8" plus one cut down stained photo by different press agencies taken at Ringway Airport.
Plus 6 photographs of Para train... read more
WW2 Special Constable Steel Helmet with 1939 Liner
7 BMB 1 over 1939 liner dark blue interior Special Constables steel helmet. Un cleaned as it came from back in the day.
Price includes U.K. postage. read more
Antique Bronze Dagger / Magazine Knife
Possibly a gunpowder magazine knife from the 19C. Came out of the river Irwell nr. Bacup Manchester during silt removal. Dent to lower edge and also minor to tip. 320mm length.
U.K. sales only to over 18 years of age.
Price includes U.K. Postage.
No guarantees with this one ~ you are on your own. read more
WW2 SUPERMARINE VICKERS Folders
For sale are these two Supermarine Vickers WW2 folders. The left folder has a split, the second folder is much more rigid and robust. There are stains marks and dings on each. Both came from The Supermarine Works during the war.
Possibly the most expensive old folders on the market, the right hand light blue folder originally contained Mk1 Spitfire blueprints which have been sold. Price ... read more
Damaged 3rd Pattern Commando Knife
This 3rd Pattern Commando knife came to us from the family of the original owner. The blade tip was broken off not in combat but during a high spirited melee whilst in Aden in the mid 60's.
For sale to the U.K. only ~ over 18 years of age only. Proof such as photo driving license required. read more
WW1 Liberated Heavy Oak Chair
For sale is this large and heavy carved oak chair. WW1 Officer souvenir shipped back to the U.K. Full details to buyer . I think it says ' Our Captain Hans Buhler that died as our leader from 1/17 ' no research done.
Payment after viewing ~ Pick up only Canterbury Kent. read more
E.R.11 Open Door Cert.& Home Guard Cert.+ H.G. Badges
Mr & Mrs R.C. Harden from Folkestone kent.
Mrs Harden received an E.R.11 Open Door Certificate from Buckingham Palace for housing refugees in 1939.
Her Husband received the Home Guard certificate in 1944 for service during the conflict.
Sadly, I was informed, Mr Harden took his own life shortly after the war because of the harrowing scenes that he attended in local bombed... read more
Jan 1916 French Aviation Report On Germany WW1
Confidential aviation report acquired from the French Army War College on German aviation in 1916. Lousy condition, this is a paper for academic use. Written in French. Complete 15 pages. Price includes United Kingdom postage.
The folder this came in is RAF Form 2007 dated 1951 used by R.O.C. No.2 Group read more