WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Mess Tin
A good complete WW2 Japanese Army ‘Hango’ or mess / rice cooker set. The aluminium set comprises of the main mess tin, small tray insert and lid. The main container has its metal carry handle and the front of the rice cooker has a metal loop for attaching to the army type 99 backpack.
Some of the original khaki paint is visible on the lid while the rest of the body is blackened f... read more
WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Torch
An WW2 Imperial Japanese Army torch. The dynamo type torch is powered by a trigger style lever on the side. This type of torch saw widespread use in the army was found in most officers map cases.
Although not working, the trigger arm still moves and the torch also has its original bulb and bullseye lens. All of the internals appear to be present. The body shows the manufacturing... read more
Boer War Prisoner Of War Carved Pen 1901
A 2nd Boer War hand carved fruit wood prisoner of war wooden pen. In a spiralling design the very well detailed pen body reads:
‘St Helena 1901 P.O.W.’
During the 2nd Boer war, Boer prisoners of war were detained on the small south Atlantic island of St Helena in prison camps.
The pen measures 18.6 cm long and is in very good condition. read more
WW2 Japanese Patriotic Postcard Set
A set of WW2 Japanese patriotic postcard set. The set includes 8 unused postcards all of which show military images, from tanks to pilots and communications.
The set is complete with its original card envelope showing a tank beneath the rising sun. Sets like this were very popular during the WW2 period.
Each postcard measures 14 cm by 9 cm and the envelope when cl... read more
WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Envelopes
A set of 50 WW2 Imperial Japanese Army envelopes. The NOS (new old stock) unused envelopes are still bound in their original paper tie with each one stamped with the kanji ‘Army’.
These type of envelopes were used internally by the army throughout the war, for both documents and correspondence.
The envelopes each measure 20 cm long by 8.3 cm wide. read more
Third Reich Collectibles: Identification and Price Guide
The rise and fall of Germany's Third Reich is one of the most studied, investigated and collected episodes of military history. A reign of terror that rose to near world domination during the 1930s and early 1940s, Adolph Hitler's Germany continues to fascinate generations of scholars and students of history alike.
The Third Reich's insatiable drumbeat of pageantry and propaganda... read more
Imperial Japanese Army Civilian Officers Cap
A very good Imperial Japanese Army civilian officers peaked cap. The civilian employee cap was very similar to the Army officers peaked cap, minus the red band and red piping.
The cap is in very good condition and is complete with the imperial army star and cherry blossom chinstrap buttons.
The label on the inside reads ‘9’ and is named to a ‘Seiji’.
WW2 Imperial Japanese Navy Officer Cadet Shoulder Boards
A fantastic pair of WW2 Imperial Japanese Navy officer cadet shoulder boards. The black wool and gold bullion boards are complete with the Imperial Navy buttons and metal clips to the rear.
During training, cadets at the Imperial Naval Academy were taught various subjects in naval science such as seamanship, navigation, and gunnery, as well as general education subjects. The tra... read more
Imperial Japanese Order Of The Rising Sun Medal 4th Class
An Imperial Japanese Order of the Rising Sun 4th class medal. The Order of the Rising Sun was Japan’s first decoration, being instituted by Council of State Decree on 10 April 1875.
The solid silver medal is awarded in eight classes to both military and civilians. The class awarded depended upon the rank of the recipient, primarily granted to soldiers and non-commissioned officer... read more
WW2 Japanese Patriotic Postcard Set
A set of WW2 Japanese patriotic postcard set. The set includes 8 unused postcards all of which show military images, from tanks to pilots and even a haircut. The set is complete with its original card envelope showing mechanics working on a Mitsubishi K30 light bomber. Sets like this were very popular during the WW2 period.
Each postcard measures 14 cm by 9 cm and the envelope w... read more