RCE Named Battledress Tunic - 1942 Dated
An early tunic named in to places to A2023 Peterson, A.F. The tunic is badged to the Royal Canadian Engineers, with the green lozenge denoting Pacific Command. Also includes "T" type C tradesman badge, the Mars sleeve badge and two years of service chevrons. The inside of the Tunic is well marked and dated Sept 1942 and is a size 11. The epaulette buttons are the early plastic type.
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Sask Veterans Civil Service Corps EMs Cap Badge
A nice WW2 cap badge to the SVCSC which was comprised of WW1 veterans who provided local security during the war. This is the bronze EMs pattern. Retains both lugs and pin. read more
RCN Fleet Air Arm Bullion Pilot Wing
A nice WW2 bullion wing for a Commissioned Pilot in the Royal Canadian Navy or Royal Navy. Scarce wing which has been removed from a uniform at some time.
1944 British Folding Wire Cutters
A nice folding wire cutter which retains most of the original black finish. Well marked with a Sheffield maker as well as a broad arrow and the date 1944.
France 1914-1919 Match Safe
A copper match safe (slips over a box of wooden matches) which is hand engraved. One side is marked SOUVINIER 1914-1919 inside of what appears to be a lucky horseshow. The other side is engraved FRANCE. A nice WW1 souvineer indeed. read more
RAF 1943 WINGS FOR VICTORY Faux Marble Plaque
An absolutely fabulous plaque which must of hung in a bank or some such building. It was presented as an award by the Air Ministry in recognition of achievement for the Wings For Victory, War Savings Campaign of 1943.
The plaque is large and heavy and appears to be of white marble (in fact plastic, as the makers mark attests: DE LA RUE PLASTICS). Unfortunately, this plaque su... read more
RCAF Fighter Pilot Clip Board - Cockpit Use - Pilot named
I was forunate to purchase some which came from a decease RCAF veteran in Edmonton. His name was P/O Gildner and his career spanned WW2 and into the postwar period (one of his tunics is dated 1951). Unfortunately I do not have any further details on his career.
This is his clipboard which straps to the pilots thigh and hold maps, etc while in flight. This clip board is marked ... read more
1929 RAF Flying Manual - Flying Instruction Part 1
A scarce RAF flying manual from 1929. Many good pictures and diagrams as well as a wealth of instructional material. 238 pages in total. Topics covered include: The Theory of Flight, Airmanship on the Ground, Airmanship in the Air, The Flying Instructor and Instruction, Rigging, and Engines.
Really a fascinating book! read more
WW1 era Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Plate
An unusual little plate with the crest of the RCHA. The cypher is George V. The oval plate measures approx 7.25 x 5.25 inches. The crest is little worn. Likely an Officer Mess item. read more
Queen's Own Cameran Highlanders Shoulder Title
Near mint wool shoulder title to the Queen's Own. read more