here we go chaps
here we go chaps
Not bad condition inside as well , a well preserved lid must have been in blue clay !!
The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )
1st July 1916
Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader
House Carles at the Battle of Hastings
If you like this one wait until you see a few more thats arrived in the last 48hr's i've very happy with these kind of relic's
Reet its time to post a few more that have landed in the last few days...2 Fallschirmjager helmets with the remains of liner and padding the 1st one has suffered a shell stress crack on the right hand side and the 2nd has received 3 frontal holes and 1 has exited the top of the shell...
Fallschirmjager no 2
i gots me another one
Very decent helmet IMO. Thanks for showing.
Nice relic item's!
Just be careful with relic Para lid's though as many are dug from grave's and a guy was busted for it and booted off ebay after selling many good one's for around $500.Not a bad price and as far as i'm concerned all relic lid's are fare game and possible grave item's of some description but Para's are famous for being buried wearing their Helmet's.I have a nice one but was dugout in Germany with several other's and in very good shape for a relic lid and has most of the interior too.I also have a relic Gravity Knife form Russia in good shape appart from no wood and blade had rusted to the point where it just broke up:-)
These Fallschirmjager Helmets now for sale on my website
Last edited by Wayne J; 01-20-2012 at 10:30 AM.
Four mess tins from Auvere region, the one with lid is german and three others are russian mess tins found in a same place, there was also a spoon and a mug, russians did some heavy cooking.
Also an mg42 feed tray, one "ear" has broken off and therefore it has been discarded, found it behind MG firing point, auvere.