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Sudan Defence Force Officer's Helmet  £350
Helmet dated May 1922 inside. By Hawkes & Co. Saville Row, London. Had foam added for comfort. Material chin strap has split near the buckle. Otherwise in very good condition. Large officer's S.D.F. cap badge on red and black material backing. A very scarce helmet.
    


Scots Guards bearskin  £425
A fine Guardsman's bearskin, with brass on leather curb chain. No plume is worn in a Scots Guards bearskin and this skin has no facility to fit one.
 




Royal Gloucestershire Hussars Trooper's Busby  £350
Size 57.





1942-dated British Army Bush Hat      £150
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)      £170
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.

  




Royal Artillery Officer's No. 1 Cap     £45
Size 22 inches around inside sweatband. By Herbert Johnson. Queen's Crown badge.










British Army Officer's Wolseley Helmet (Royal Engineers)      £200
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.






British Wolseley Helmet     £60
Size 6 7/8. Made By Failsworth.




Named Grenadier Guards officer's Bearskin Tin      £200
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.





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.
 



2nd King Edward VIIs Own Gurkha Rifles kilmarnock hat   £55







Royal Gurkha Rifles kilmarnock hat   £55



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  £325
Victorian Crown badge. Made by Hebbert & Co. Ltd. London. Measures 22 inches around inside of helmet.









 Foot Guards Regiments Corporal's caps £35
Welsh Guards is sold


2nd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles Other Rank's Kilmarnock  £55  


Royal Marines Band Topee  with Queen's Crown plate no chain chain various sizes.  £45
 




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.