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Odd and Sod's Week

Odd and Sod's Week

This week we re-examine and look at a new range of WW2 items of interest to the collector.

As the summer gets underway we will, in the next few weeks, be listing cycling and camping equipment!!

TTFN and good hunting.  read more

Code: 484

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WW2 British Amphibious Assault Life Belt, 1943.

WW2 British Amphibious Assault Life Belt, 1943.

SUMMER SALE ITEM, 10% OFF, WAS £100, NOW £90

Produced to be worn on amphibious operations by troops, these models needed to be manually inflated by means of a nozzle to the front and were held in place by cotton tapes.

This 1943 dated example is in good order, profusely stamped and would enhance any D-Day or Rhine crossing collection or mannequin.
Priced to ...  read more

Code: 483

90.00 GBP

WW2 British Amphibious Assault Life Belt, 1943 (FOR RESTORATION).

WW2 British Amphibious Assault Life Belt, 1943 (FOR RESTORATION).

Produced to be worn on amphibious operations by troops, these models needed to be manually inflated by means of a nozzle to the front and were held in place by cotton tapes.

This 1943 dated example is stamped and in needed of restoration. As can be seen the inflation tube has perished and come away from the body of the belt, however, the item will be supplied with a sacrificial b...  read more

Code: 482

Reserved

WW2 British Number 247 ‘Always Fuze’.

WW2 British Number 247 ‘Always Fuze’.

This particular fuze was known as the ‘Always’ as it was designed to detonate on impact, no matter what angle it strikes. Originally designed for use with the N0. 69 Mk1 grenade its use was extended to other types of grenades as the need arose.

The body is made of Bakelite which contained a detonator pellet, striker, creep spring and weighted ball. A treaded cap closes the body w...  read more

Code: 481

65.00 GBP

WW2 American made TL-122-A Torch.

WW2 American made TL-122-A Torch.

This is one of a variety of torches used by British and Commonwealth forces during WW2.

The pre-focussed, right-angled, two battered ‘A’ model was originally made before the war from brass and later steel, the ‘B’ plastic bodied model came into service after November 1943.

Much associated with Airborne and Special Operations these early ‘A’ type models are now beco...  read more

Code: 480

Reserved

WW2 RELIC British Sten Magazine Pegasus Bridge Interest.

WW2 RELIC British Sten Magazine Pegasus Bridge Interest.

Found in the area surrounding Pegasus Bridge, underneath a hedge row, during the 1980’s this relic Sten magazine would enhance any Airborne or D-Day collection.  read more

Code: 479

Reserved

WW2, British and Commonwealth, Ankle Boots a.k.a. ‘Ammo Boots’, plus FREE GIFT!!

WW2, British and Commonwealth, Ankle Boots a.k.a. ‘Ammo Boots’, plus FREE GIFT!!

SUMMER SALE ITEM, 10% OFF, WAS £225, NOW ONLY £202.50, LIMITED TIME ONLY!!

Ankle boots were the standard issue foot ware for most of the British and Commonwealth armies during WW2. Often referred to as Ammo Boots, they came just above the ankle and were made from dyed black, pebbled, leather. Size was broken down by width fittings and normally marked S (small/narrow), M (medium/n...  read more

Code: 144

202.50 GBP

WW2 British, Issue, ‘Boiled Sweets’ Ration Tin (2).

WW2 British, Issue, ‘Boiled Sweets’ Ration Tin (2).

British ‘Boiled Sweets’ issue ration tin, 5-ozs, packed in May 1944 by J.B.B. Ltd. Later war pattern with larger font size in ‘pea green’ with dark ‘khaki’ background.

This example is in ‘POORER’ condition, overall rust spotting consummate with age and few if any dents’ and is now a rare survivor; many were kept to store cigarettes and other ‘pocket’ items that needed to be kept ...  read more

Code: 180

65.00 GBP

WW2 British, Issue, ‘Boiled Sweets’ Ration Tin (8).

WW2 British, Issue, ‘Boiled Sweets’ Ration Tin (8).

British ‘Boiled Sweets’ issue ration tin, 5-ozs, packed in April 1944 by C.N. & C. Ltd. Later war pattern with larger font size in ‘pea green’ with dark ‘khaki’ background

This example is in ‘POOR’ condition, with scratching and rust spotting consummate with age, few if any ‘dents’ and fading to the lettering, is now a rare survivor; many were kept to store cigarettes and other ‘...  read more

Code: 186

60.00 GBP

RARE WW2 British, Denim Overall Blouse, Size 11, 1941.

RARE WW2 British, Denim Overall Blouse, Size 11, 1941.

Denim overalls produced early in the war have the same looks as the Battledress Serge, while later they followed similar changes as to the 1940 Austerity Battledress. These two-piece utility uniforms were made from Denim and used removeable, revolving shank buttons to avoid damage whilst laundering. As with the single piece overalls they were designed to be worn over the usual uniform to aid pr...  read more

Code: 97

285.00 GBP