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ca 1890-1900 Sam Browne officer's belt equipment set. Very early set in brown leather with mainly nickled or solid nickel fittings. Comprises main waist belt with broad cross-strap (provision for a second) supporting: large size sword frog (perhaps a Mountain Artillery sword or similar, solid nickel fittings); small size revolver flapped holster (with a custom cut-out to facilitate access to trigger). Unusual pattern of belt. Leather sound but scuffed & requires dressing. A small strap with buckle for cross-strap being a later, 1916 dated, replacement. VGC. Scarce.
AVAILABLE at A$375
1903 Pattern 50 Round Bandolier for infantry & dismounted troops. Brown 'creased' pattern leather, brass fittings including original "A" triangular bracket comp with waist belt stay-strap. Maker stamp difficult to read (C.K. WORTH LTD, C & M?") but date "1904" clear. Leather well oiled, but sound & supple. Scarce 1st pattern 1903 bandolier. VGC
AVAILABLE at A$$250
1914-18 Pattern 1908 Entrenching Tool (ET) head & haft. Head in cast iron with Birmingham maker stamp & date 1918. Iron shod wood haft 425mm. Haft end rounded & repair evident. gVF. Pattern 1908 Infantry equipments & accoutrements becoming scarce.
AVAILABLE at A$150
1915 Binoculars, Prismatic, No 3 MK I, x 6 (power). Serial # 15384 by W Watson & Sons, London 1915. Blackened brass body with leatherette coverings to barrels. Adjustable bakelite eye pieces. Large engraved broad arrow acceptance marks. Complete with original leather neck strap & its original brown leather case with shoulder strap. Optics good but with fogging to one. VGC. This type also used by Australians. Scarce 1915 dated.
AVAILABLE at A$180
1939-45 Entrenching tool, model of 1944, comp. Comprises: Head, marked "Perks, 1944" & Broad Arrow; Iron Shod wood Mk II Helve by GWT Co Ltd, 1944 with bayonet fitting for No 4 Bayonet; spike bayonet, no 4 Mk II (round cross section blade). Near unissued condition. Exc. Scarce complete.
SOLD at A$130
2000-2010 Special Forces Stable Belts, Special Air Service Regt, mid-blue cotton web, size L with chromed metal 'union' locket bearing the badge of the Regt; Parachute Regt, maroon cotton web with chromed metal 'union' locket bearing badge of the Regt (Queen's crown). Size L. Both by "Ammo & Co". VGC. Scarce. (2)
AVAILABLE at A$100
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