This WW2 Pathfinder C Type Flying Helmet, unusually having modified ear-pieces to accommodate Gosport tubes. The former property of Flying Officer S.E.L Sturgeon, assigned to 582 Squadron PFF and 635 Squadron PFF and later of 35 Bomber Squadron. Sturgeon, was a wartime navigator.
A really good clean raf flight lieutenant full mess dress uniform. Believed to be of No.55 Squadron. Tailored by Moss Bros of Covent Garden, London and is of the standard regulation RAF Officers pattern, with gold bullion pilots brevet to the left lapel, the cuffs have gold flight lieutenants rank lace
Escape compasses were issued to allied pilots, paratroopers, commandos, the regular army and SOE agents as part of escape and evasion kits. Many myths exist about their issue and use. There is some conjecture as to the actual number of captured airmen and paratroopers who were able to flee from German prison of war camps with the aid of these rudimentary Magnetic North Seeking escape compasses.
A rare and genuine Royal Flying Corps Officers Visor Cap. With it’s original bronze officers cap badge and correct thin brown chinstrap which is held in place by two small RFC buttons. The interior is with a brown leather sweat band and correct green underside peak.
A very good example of a world war one trench cap, fitted with an original Royal Flying Corps cap badge. Khaki cotton cloth with full black oil cloth head lining and cotton sweatband. Complete with General Service brass buttons and supporting the correct thin tan leather chinstrap. This truly is a nice example of a royal flying corps other ranks trench cap.
A nice early royal new zealand air force officers visor cap dating inter-war to early world war two. This rare cap is made of a blue grey crown, body and stiffened peak and black mohair band with a nice kings crown bullion embroidery RAF officers cap badge. Black leather chinstrap
A rare one off artists personal presentation print to Battle of Britain Ace, Wing Commander Bob Doe. The print depicts an aerial duel between Bob in his Spitfire and a German Junkers Ju 88 following a raid on RAF Abingdon on the 21st of August 1940, during the Battle of Britain as Bob and fellow pilot
A complete USAF full bird colonels uniform. to consist of Jacket/Tunic, Trousers/Pants and Belt, Shirt, Tie and Tie Clip, Service Dress Cap, Garrison Cap and Sun Glasses. A fully badged tunic to the rank of full bird colonel shown on the epaulettes. Single breasted, with two large waist pockets
A very fine, scarce and clean example of a ww2 1940 dated battle of britain period tunic. A four pocket RAF pilots service tunic, with each arm displaying sergeant’s chevrons and shoulder eagles. To the left breast are a fine set of padded pilot’s wings. The interior retains it’s original issue label and is dated 1940.