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WW2 British, Dunkirk 'Propaganda' Figurine, 1940

WW2 British, Dunkirk 'Propaganda' Figurine, 1940

British 'Propaganda' Figurine, standing on the prow of one of the 'Small Ships', named the 'Sally Anne and designed to be used as an ash tray.
Manufactured from painted plaster in 1940 the figure strongly resembles the popular entertainer Tommy Trinder, who had recently stared in the film 'A Foreman Goes To France'.
British press later exploited the successful evacuation of Dunkir...  read more

Code: 463

210.00 GBP

WW2 British, Battledress, Blouse, 1940 Pattern, SIZE 16, 1943.

WW2 British, Battledress, Blouse, 1940 Pattern, SIZE 16, 1943.

SALE: Reduced from £285 to £220

Introduced on 5th June 1942 the blouse followed the same cut as the previous patterns but with modifications that made it more economic to manufacture, both in material and time. All the buttons are visible, patch pockets are no longer pleated, two buttons now connect the blouse.

This example is worn but very good condition with onl...  read more

Code: 91

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WW2 British, Battledress, Blouse, 1940 Pattern, SIZE 16, 1943.

WW2 British, Battledress, Blouse, 1940 Pattern, SIZE 16, 1943.

Additional photographs giving inner details and sizing.  read more

Code: 92

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WW2 British, Dunkirk Period, SUPER RARE, Camouflaged Rain Cape/Ground Sheet.

WW2 British, Dunkirk Period, SUPER RARE, Camouflaged Rain Cape/Ground Sheet.

Early war rain capes were made from lightweight rubber coated canvas. Like early ground sheets they had metal grommets running around the perimeter, these were used to fasten cords to the edges to make basic shelters. The cape doubled as a ground sheet and had a base rectangle of 33.5” by 6’2” wide. Buttons are used to close the neck combined with metal hooks and eyes.

Early war...  read more

Code: 171

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WW2 British, Homefront, 10 oz Tin of 'Newforge', Meat Soup Consommé.

WW2 British, Homefront, 10 oz Tin of 'Newforge', Meat Soup Consommé.

An unopened tin of Meat Soup Consommé, manufactured by Newforge Ltd, of Belfast and retaining the majority of its war time label.
Following rationing guidelines the label is printed in only two colours and covers approx. 2/3 of the tin.
Another rare survivor and would enhance any collection of Homefornt or ration items.  read more

Code: 465

65.00 GBP

WW2, German, Ration Box, 1941.

WW2, German, Ration Box, 1941.

Empty, but very rare, WW2 German ration box, manufactured in 1941 by F. Lieken &A of Munich.
The contents would have contained 125g of 'Crisp bread' similar to Ryvita'.
This would make a great Bread-bag filler.  read more

Code: 466

45.00 GBP

WW2 German Box of ATA Soap Powder.

WW2 German Box of ATA Soap Powder.

An unopened box of German, ATA, ammonia soap powder. 'Particularly suitable for all dirt, removes rust and stains, cleans everything sparkling clean.'
This would make a great Bread Bag filler.  read more

Code: 467

25.00 GBP

HELMET WEEK

HELMET WEEK

This week at Ack-Ack Militaria we exam some new and previously listed examples of Helmets.

Future listings will include, bicycles, jungle kit, Home Guard and camp items.

Register on the home page to receive news and updates.  read more

Code: 462

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Post-War, British Issue, Mk IV, Helmet Shell, 1953.

Post-War, British Issue, Mk IV, Helmet Shell, 1953.

A nice example of a British Mk IV helmet shell, manufactured in 1953 by ROC. Having its original black factory finish paint to inner surface and textured matt green paint to outer surface.
After WW2 the Mk IV replaced the Mk III, which it closely resembled. The differences were that the rivets attaching the chinstrap to the helmet were placed much lower down on the shell and the use of ...  read more

Code: 461

35.00 GBP

WW2, British Issue, Wolseley Pattern Helmet, 1942.

WW2, British Issue, Wolseley Pattern Helmet, 1942.

Slightly tatty but sound, size 7, Wolseley Pattern Helmet, manufactured in 1942 by Moores of London. It still retains its silver foil liner, to help reflect the heat of the sun, but as is very common, is missing its leather chin strap.
The Wolseley pattern helmet was worn by the British Army from about 1899 to 1948 and described in the 1900 Dress Regulations as "the Wolseley pattern cork...  read more

Code: 460

95.00 GBP