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Trooper's Helmet - 7th (Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards     £895 
Victorian helmet with replaced leather liner. Stamped 7DG299  4357
No. 4357 Trooper Herbert William Beckton enlisted into the 7th Dragoon Guards in 1898 and served in the Boer War earning the Queen's South Africa Medal with three clasps.


1942-dated British Army Bush Hat      £170
Size 7. Made by Hall and Phillips Ltd 1942. Felt bush hat with leather strap. In good condition. No badges.


1944-dated British Army Bush Hat (Royal Engineers)      £190
WD stamped felt bush hat, dated 1/9/44 and with the name "NOBBY" CLARKE.G. inked under sweat band. Royal Engineers pagri badge and brass King's Crown cap badge. Leather strap. Size stamp M.

  









British Army Officer's Wolseley Helmet (Royal Engineers)      £225
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.





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  SOLD 
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)







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   SOLD 
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
 


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.