scarce peaked cap for an officer of
the Westmorland and Cumberland
British Army Bush Hat (Royal
Officer's Wolseley Helmet (Royal Engineers)
Size 6 7/8. Silver foil lining which is stamped: ROYAL LETTERS PATENT. 10°-15° COOLER. MADE IN ENGLAND. "COOLAIR ALUMINEX". RECOMMENDED BY THE TROPICAL RESEARCH DEPARTMENT. Royal Engineers pagri badge. Name on sweatband: O'H. MOORE.
Henry Castleman O'Hara Moore was commissioned in the 1920s and served through to the end of World War Two. In 1940 he was serving with 13 Field Survey Squadronm, Royal Engineers and was evacuated from Dunkirk. In January 1945 he was awarded the OBE (Military) and was temp. Lieutenant-Colonel.
Guards officer's Bearskin
Brass name plaque engraved: Capt C.R. Britten, M.C. Gren:Gds:
Charles Richard Britten was commissioned August 1914 from the Royal Military Academy into the Grenadier Guards. He was awarded the Military Cross in November 1916: "He led his company with great courage and initiative. He personally organised bombing parties and succeeded in obtaining complete mastery over "No Man's Land". Later he led another attack with great gallantry."
He served on, becoming Lieutenant Colonel in 1935 and Brigadier in 1937. He retired in 1946 and was awarded an OBE. Tin in good condition.
|Bearskin with Grenadier Guards
Grade 1 condition. Approx. 16 inches high at back, 12 inches at frontand 20 inches around the inside.
|Cadet Bandsman's Bluecloth with
badges of the Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and
Wiltshire Regiment £225 With
Back Badge. Size 7 1/8 (57)
Service Helmet - Cheltenham College Cadets in
excellent condition. £850
Victorian helmet plate and correct black band. In named tin - E.P. Apperly. Label inside "New Regulation Solid Cork Helmet". E.P. Apperly also written inside helmet. The Cheltenham College Cadets were formed as an Engineers unit.
Ernest Paice Apperly was son of David Apperly, Kt. of Rodborough Court, Stroud, Gloucestershire. Educated at Cheltenham College and in 1893 commissioned in the 1st Gloucestershire Royal Engineer Volunteers. Served with the Royal Engineers during the Great War but no medals awarded.
Marines Officer's Topee £120
Officer's helmet plate.
|Women's cap of the Adjutant General's Corps size 55 (6 3/4). £30|
|Female Officers cap of the Royal Engineers size 57 (7). £35|
|Female Officers cap of the Royal Corps of Signals size 57 (7). £35|
| 2nd King Edward VIIs Own Gurkha Rifles
kilmarnock hat £55
Royal Gurkha Rifles kilmarnock hat £55
|Coldstream Guards Other
Ranks Sun Helmet
Label for Hobson & Sons 1931. Worn in Egypt by the 1st Battalon from 1931 to 1934. No lining or strap. Replacement plume.
2nd Cavalry Regiment bush
hat (Australian Light
With emu feathers and cap badge. Size 52. Dated 2008. Made by Mountcastle Pty Ltd, Australia. With leather strap.
East Surrey Regiment OR's
Home Service Bluecloth Helmet £350
Victorian Crown badge. Made by Hebbert & Co. Ltd. London. Measures 22 inches around inside of helmet.
Infantry Volunteers Other Rank's Home Service
Victorian Crown badge. Measures 20 inches around inside of helmet.
|Foot Guards Regiments Corporal's caps £35 Each or all 5 for £160|
Horse Artillery busby £265
Rifles Other Rank's Bush Hat £65
Measures approx. 21 inches around inside.
|2nd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles Other Rank's Kilmarnock £40|
Marines Band Topee with Queen's Crown plate
no chain chain various sizes. £50
Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps Officer's No. 1
Dress Cap £40
Unused condition. Officer's cap badge. Size 7 1/8 (58). Made by Costello, London.
|Reproduction White Helmets £35
Now you can sit and watch the Christmas rerun of 'Zulu' with your own hat on! Back in stock.
Available in white and khaki.