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355* WWII Helmet. A WWII “Tommy” steel helmet, painted in green with decal for Fife & Forfar Yeomanry, with mesh net cover and original lining, dated ‘1938’ The Fife & Forfar Yeomanry took part in the Dunkirk evacuation in June 1940 and saw action at the crossing of the Rhine in March 1945. (1) £100 - £150

351* Third Reich. A WWII Feldgendarmerie (German Police) gorget, aluminium with large eagle in the centre above ‘Feldgendarmerie’ on a scroll, with two buttons securing the chain, black cloth back, scratches and loss of paint, 17cm wide (1)

£100 - £150

352* Trench Art. A WWI brass shell case converted into a water bottle, the base stamped ‘Febr 1917’, with screw top, 25cm long, together with 2 further shell cases, plus 2 WWII headphones each with Bakelite earpieces, a pair of Carl Zeiss binoculars stamped ‘VII 18’, large military telecommunications cable in canvas case, WWI & WWII newspapers, military books etc (2 cartons)

£80 - £100

353* Trench Knife. A scarce WWI US 1917 Trench Knife, with 17.5cm triangular steel blade and faint markings of US 1917 and maker LFC & C on cross-guard, wooden grip studded knuckle-bow, 30.5cm long overall Provenance: Recovered during a clean up of the former US Army positions of the Argonne woods France in 1919. (1) £150 - £200

354* WWI Nursing. A collection of WWI nurses uniforms worn by Emily Cozens, VAD, Gloucestershire, comprising 4 uniforms, 3 in mid blue cloth and another in darker cloth with white stripe on arms to denote length of service and each with white linen apron and embroidered red cross insigina with additional accessories including 2 pairs of bloomers, under slip, long slip, 1 bra, 3 cami top etc, many pieces inscribed E Cozens 1917 together with a framed British Red Cross Society certificate presented to Emily Cozens having completed Five years service as a Member of the Voluntary Aid Detachment Gloucestershire 38, dated 12th April 1918, 30 x 24cm, with card mount aperture Miss Emily Anna Cozens lived at Beaufort House, Hardwicke, Gloucestershire, she served with the British Red Cross as a nurse from 5 November 1917 to 31 March 1919 (2nd Western General Hospital). (A carton) £300 - £500

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356* WWII Signal Corps. A United States Army Signal Corps Frequency Meter type BC-221-B, the metal case with hinged panel at the front opening to reveal open cover for headset with various control dials, with metal plate stamped with serial no. 460, manufactured by ‘The Allen D. Cardwell Manufacturing Corps, Brooklyn, N.Y.’, 36cm high x 26cm wide x 24cm deep (1)

£50 - £80

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Dominic Winter  

Military, Aviation & Transport History | 16 May 2019 | High Res

Dominic Winter  

Military, Aviation & Transport History | 16 May 2019 | High Res