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These are some of the SOLD items that have been listed on our website

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Mk III Flying Goggles - Click for the bigger picture SoldMk III Flying Goggles - A clean example as issued to allied aircrew in WWII. This pair is RCAF stamped with stores ref. no. 22/397 and dated 1942. The perspex lenses and brass frame show some service wear. The leather face pad and backstrap are in excellent condition with springs completely functional. They are becoming increasingly hard to find in this condition.
RAF Mk VII Flying Goggles - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF Mk VII Flying Goggles - Stores ref. no. 22C/826. This example is the rare first pattern introduced in July 1942 and features a sprung leather back strap as opposed to the webbing strap of the later mark. Nicely stamped on the nose bridge with AM and the stores ref. no. Mount for flip down visor and fitted with clear lenses. Showing minor service wear but overall in exceptional condition. This pattern is becoming increasingly hard to find.
RAF Gunner's Hood - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF Gunner's Hood - Introduced in 1943 to protect turret gunners from the extreme cold. Designed to be used in conjunction with the RAF C type helmet and held in place by the two front goggle straps. It has provision for the oxygen tube to exit through the front of the mask. In very good condition with Dot zip fitted. An unusual and increasingly rare item of RAF flight clothing.
RAF Aerogram - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF Aerogram - This is an early form of fax enabling servicemen to send special greetings to loved ones in WWII. This example dated 2/11/43 sends Christmas greetings from Doug serving with 113 Maintenance Unit on active duty in the Middle East. Nicely framed. Ideal Christmas present for RAF collector! 22 cm x 17 cm.
RAF 1939 pattern 'Battle of Britain' Flying Boots ref. 22C/228 - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF 1939 pattern 'Battle of Britain' Flying Boots ref. 22C/228 - On offer is an increasingly rare pair of genuine 1939 dated second pattern flying boots. These are real "sleepers", having been stored in a loft since 1945. They are also a matched pair with original leather pulls, King's Crown and AM stamping, as well as the all important 1939 manufacturing date, so they could have seen service in the Battle of Britain, although unfortunately we have no provenance with them. The canvas leg section is better than average, although showing some service wear and repairs, as do the leather soles. The fur lining is a little grubby, but overall an extremely collectable example and the first pair we have had in for a considerable time.
RAF Officer's WWII Forage Cap - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF Officer's WWII Forage Cap - Made of barathea wool with brass King's Crown badge. In near mint condition and appears unissued. Stamped inside 292/16/N1232 and dated 1944. Size 7. This wartime cap would be hard to better.
Luftwaffe WWII Flying Jacket - Click for the bigger picture SoldLuftwaffe WWII Flying Jacket - for Flight Over Water. Grey/Blue leather with Shearling lining and fur collar. The waist band has been replaced and the cuffs have leather repairs. Chest size 42" (107 cm).
Luftwaffe Master Compass - Click for the bigger picture SoldLuftwaffe Master Compass - Model PFK-m with data plate marked FL23331. These compasses were used to drive a smaller gyrocompass in the cockpit and were fitted to aircraft such as the FW190, ME109 and ME262. In original paint and overall excellent condition.
RAF 'Irvin' Flying Jacket - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF 'Irvin' Flying Jacket - While we do not normally offer replica items, this jacket is an exception. Made by Eastman Leather Clothing, it is as close as you can get to an original without owning the real thing! Ideal for vintage flyers, classic car owners or re-enactors. This jacket has clearly never been on "Ops" and is in near mint condition. Complete in every detail, with replica lightning zips, leather pulls, chain hanger, woven issue label and even the elastic strap behind the collar. Why risk damaging your original Irvin when you can purchase this one for every day wear at a significant discount.
Model of a P-38 Lightning - Click for the bigger picture SoldModel of a P-38 Lightning - mounted on an ashtray base in the shape of Australia. Engraved on wing "Australia 1947 South Pacific". Issued to commemorate the end of the war in the Pacific. Chrome on brass.
Flying Gauntlets - Click for the bigger picture SoldFlying Gauntlets - RAF, WWII, 1933 pattern, 22C/264-273. These gloves have been mismatched, but good for mannequin display.
RAF Mk IIIA Flying Goggles - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF Mk IIIA Flying Goggles - A classic example of the Battle of Britain issue pattern. Stores ref. no. 22C/62 with clear AM and King's Crown stamping to the backstrap. Very minor scratching to the perspex lenses which are fitted in brass frames. The velvet face padding in very clean conditon and the backstrap springs are fully functional. Rarely found in this condition.
Button Bar - Click for the bigger picture SoldButton Bar - As issued to RAF airmen to protect uniform from cleaning fluid when polishing brass buttons. Nicely stamped with King's Crown, AM and dated 1940. 17 cm.
Luftwaffe WWII Flying Jacket for flight over land - Click for the bigger picture SoldLuftwaffe WWII Flying Jacket for flight over land - Manufactured in blue grey cloth with brown fur lining and collar. All original zips (Trix and Zipp)in working order with fitted map pocket to chest and leather oxygen mask attachment point. The jacket features a manufacturer's woven label. Excellent original example with normal surface wear but some moulting to the fur lining. Unusually this jacket is in a wearable size. Chest 109 cm.
Fleet Air Arm 'C' Type Helmet - Click for the bigger picture SoldFleet Air Arm 'C' Type Helmet - in good issued condition. Fitted with receivers and an unusual wiring loom. Very clean inside and out - an attractive naval flying helmet in good order.
RCAF Memorabilia Grouping - Click for the bigger picture SoldRCAF Memorabilia Grouping - named to Sgt Mark Lupton of 410 Squadron RCAF who was posted "Killed in Action" 23rd January 1943 - Sgt Lupton was flying as the Navigator in a Mosquito. The grouping centres on his superb AM Watch Ref 6E/287, engraved with his name and service number. Also included is a large selection of related ephemera.
Number 11 Squadron Beaker - Click for the bigger picture SoldNumber 11 Squadron Beaker - Constructed of polished wood with brass interior. Finely carved to the front with an RAF plaque and named to Number 11 Fighter Bomber Squadron. It would originally have been a tankard but the handle has been removed. This does not detract from this item which is probably theatre made. Would make a great pen holder for the RAF collector.
Trench Art Paper Knife - Click for the bigger picture SoldTrench Art Paper Knife - A fine example of an aircraft fitter's skills crafted entirely from aircraft components when the maker was not involved with more pressing activities! The handle utilises brass inset with aircraft grommets and washers and a unique touch is a rotating propeller hand guard. Probably dating from 1930's. 25 cm.
Luftwaffe WWII Flying Jacket for flight over water - Click for the bigger picture SoldLuftwaffe WWII Flying Jacket for flight over water - Manufactured in blue nubuck leather with fleece lining and brown fur collar. Original WIC zips in good working order. Map pocket to chest and fabric waist band which is showing some wear. Manufacturer's label, although this has long since faded and is unreadable. Woven Luftwaffe insignia to chest. This jacket has one small repair patch above the slash pocket but overall in exceptional condition. It was recently loaned to a TV company for a starring role in a WWII drama. A good size with chest measurement 110 cm.
Spirit Measure from RAF Wyton - Click for the bigger picture SoldSpirit Measure from RAF Wyton - A copper half gill spirit measure stamped Trafalgar 1805 and below engraved "Traf Night RAF Wyton '93". RAF Wyton in Cambridgeshire was a RFC field in WWI and in the Second World War was home to the Pathfinders. Post war, Wyton was a V Bomber base with provision for nuclear weapons. We assume this measure was presented as a trophy. 5 cm.
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