Canadian issue Pattern 1907 bayonet and scabbard, manufactured by Wilkinson for use with the SMLE #1 Mk. III service rifle. Full length 17 inch blade, and measuring 21 3/4 inches overall. 2 piece wood panel grips retained by 2 grip screws are in very good condition showing the original finish and no damage. Release button on place and functioning correctly. C-Broadarrow mark to the pommel below the release button. Blade is marked with the King’s Crown and the date 1907, and “Wilkinson” and the date 10/17 (October 1917) to the one side, and the British Broadarrow, proof mark, and the number “30” to the other. Blade shows some mottled age color with the cross guard and pommel turning to a pleasing aged brown finish. Scabbard is in very good condition with the metal work showing 85% of it’s original colored finish, with the leather and stitching being very strong, and with no damage.
WW1 Royal Canadian Engineers brodie helmet. British made helmet with rolled rim, complete with liner and chinstrap. Cement finish exterior with 60% of the original finish and color and remaining. Chinstrap is in very good condition, with the leather being soft and pliable with buckle in place. Split rivets to hold the bales in place Liner is also in very good condition with the leather also being soft and pliable with the netting also in very good condition, as is the padding. Interior of the brim is stamped “BS 94″, (W.Beardmore & Co Ltd of Glasgow, 1916 – 1919). Front of the helmet shows the original painted Division identification for the Royal Canadian Engineers, with approx. 60% of the original paint remaining. A very nice original and untouched WW1 helmet.
WW2 Canadian General Service Visor Cap. Cloth hard body construction with leather chinstrap in place secured by two small “Canada” buttons. Chinstrap is in nice original condition, with the leather being soft and pliable with a nice even finish. Black interior to the cap with no visible marks. Cap is in very good condition with the leather sweatband in place. General service cap badge in place to the cap that is original to the cap, showing its age from over the years, that has transferred to the front of the cap. Exterior of the cap is in excellent condition being very clean.
WW1 British Munnition Worker’s Cap, 1914-1918. Blue and white cotton construction Mob cap, marked “O.F.” on interior with large British broad arrow mark. Worn in 1914-1918 by women Munnition workers. Shows age wear. In very good original condition with no damage.
WW1 British Royal Artillery wedge cap with issue cap badge. Black melton cloth construction with canvas lining interior. Nickel silver “Jellelabad RA” Royal Artillery cap badge, original to the cap. Label in interior present with makers mark and size but faint. Otherwise the cap is in excellent condition.
WW1 British brodie helmet complete with liner and chinstrap. Liner leather is pliable and complete with the “donut” ring in place. Minor amount of padding missing. Chinstrap is complete and in very good condition. Shell shows almost all of its original paint. Maker marked “FS 167″ for T.Firth & Sons Ltd of Sheffield, 1916-1918. Very good condition.
WW1 Canadian Machine Gun Corps helmet, complete with the original issue liner and chinstrap.
Painted cement finish shell with painted Canadian Machine Gun Corp emblem to the front showing two crossed Vickers machine guns with a Kings crown to the top, in red on a black background.
Liner and chinstrap is soft and subtle with both being complete and original to the helmet. Shell is marked on the skirt “HS60″ above the rolled rim. A very nice helmet in excellent condition.