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Named Grenadier Guards officer's Bearskin Tin      £250
Brass name plaque engraved: Capt C.R. Britten, M.C. Gren:Gds:
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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 Plume   £395 
Grade 1 condition. Approx. 16 inches high at back, 12 inches at frontand 20 inches around the inside.


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Bugle-Major's Astrakhan 1st Battalion The Rifles     £295        
With Rifles boss badge and back badge. In excellent condition.
    


Bearskin with Welsh Guards Plume   £375 
Grade 2 condition with some damage to wicker basket. Leather on chin chain is loose in places.
Approx. 22 inches (internal) diameter. Front is approx. 10 inches high and back is 21 inches high.





  
Bandsman's Bluecloth with badges of the Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment    £325 
With Back Badge. Size 7 1/8 (57)





Other rank's Bluecloth. The Devonshire Regiment      £375 
King's Crown helmet plate. Generally in good condition. 










British Army Sun Helmet - 2nd Battalion The Gloucestershire Regiment 1920  £325
stamped inside 2GR  56251 9 20. Top cork is pushed down, as often found. Leather strap piece missing from one side. The regiment only wore the back badge on this helmet, causing the Indians to ask why they wore their hat backwards. The badge is missing but left a mark. 2nd Glosters served in India after World War One.
 





Home 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.

                





Royal 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      £275  
Label for Hobson & Sons 1931. Worn in Egypt by the 1st Battalon from 1931 to 1934. No lining or strap. Replacement plume. 
 

Australian 2nd Cavalry Regiment bush hat (Australian Light Horse)   £120
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.



Durham Light Infantry Volunteers Other Rank's Home Service Helmet  £495
Victorian Crown badge. Measures 20 inches around inside of helmet. 







 Foot Guards Regiments Corporal's caps £35 Each or all 5 for £160

Royal Horse Artillery busby      £265    
 



Royal Gurkha Rifles Other Rank's Bush Hat   £65 
Measures approx. 21 inches around inside.
2nd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles Other Rank's Kilmarnock  £40  


Royal Marines Band Topee  with Queen's Crown plate no chain chain various sizes.  £50
 




Royal Marines Band Topee 
with a King's Crown helmet plate fitted. Helmet size 54 and dated 67.  SOLD



Queen 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.