A fine rare pinback example with Union Flag to centre. Probably raised for an unofficial Home Defence role.
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An incredibly rare example of the British Army serge trench cap, contained in the original paper wrapping as issued. Khaki woolen cloth with full oilskin lining sweatband. Complete with General Service buttons and correct thin brown leather chinstrap. The wrapping with the size stamped to the outside. Some service moth.
Please note it is difficult to put a condition on this cap, as it has not been removed from the original wrapping. From what can be seen there appears to be evidence of light surface moth, and is dusty. The cap represents an example as it would have left the mill, for issue.
A good used example of the WW1 pattern. Faint ink stamps to the underside of the flap. Complete with web strap, this with correct brass button and hook as well as the leather side strap, to be used in battle order. With pencil name and Regimental number to the outside. GC.
A very good example, web tape to the reverse absent.
Worn by 1048 C.M.C. Gibbon 25 CYC BATT LOND. These details stamped to alloy bracelet and alloy Dog Tag. The latter retaining a small silvered Teddy lucky charm.
This is believed to be the the first pattern of the floppy trench cap. Stiff peak, as per the 1902 pattern and the body and crown floppy. The interior with a blue cotton lining and an oilskin sweetband. Complete with Royal Engineers Cap Badge, General Service Buttons and correct thin brown leather chinstrap. Minor wear, near VGC for the type.
This cap is believed to be Circa 1915.
A scarce example of the 1916 Shoulder rank pattern tunic, worn by a Lieutenant of the Lancashire Fusiliers during the latter stages of the Great War and the Occupation of German. Complete with Regimental collar badges and buttons (one button detached). To each shoulder an embroidered Occupation forces divisional badges. To the left breast BWM & VM ribbons and to the cuff a single brass wound badge. The lining with tailors label and ink name this now faint. Overall GC minor age wear. see photogaphs
A good set mounted as worn, the latter medal added at the time.
A good used pair white embroidery onto KD backing cloth. GC.
A good worn example, tape to reverse absent.
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