Paratrooper’s 2nd Pattern Camouflage Denison Smock. A three quarter length, mid-weight cotton twill construction smock with a printed, random splotch, camouflage pattern in assorted shades of browns, tans, and greens. Pull over half-zipper front with 2 upper and 2 lower front pockets. All buttons and snaps in place. Approx. size 4, measuring 22″ across the chest from pit to pit, with 20′ arms. Airborne shoulder title and Pegasus patch to the left sleeve. Faint outline to the right sleeve showing where the wings were in place. No visible markings. Label in place but not legible. Has been washed at some point in history with the some of the colors bleeding.
WW2 British Issue Paratrooper’s Helmet. Complete with issue chinstrap, and helmet netting. Maker marked “BMB” and dated 1944 to the leather sweatband. missing interior horsehair pad. Leather liner is in good condition with some wear and staining. Foam padding is complete and still retains most of the softness. Outer shell appears to have a later post war, 1952 repaint in dark green. Leather liner shows a period hand written name and service number, with the number “7324” to the interior of the shell.