CANADA / COMMONWEALTH - Korean War, Cold War, and conflicts 1946 to 9/11.

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#VN025 Korean War Battle Dress Grouping
Original Korean War Battle Dress grouping from a member of The Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR). Grouping includes the soldiers original badged Battle Dress tunic, MKII helmet, and beret with cap badge. The Battle Dress tunic is a standard Canadian example with rare Japanese made Commonwealth and Canada sleeve patches, Canadian Airborne wings, and standard Canadian ribbon bar for service in Korea. The MKII helmet is a standard WWII Canadian Lamp Company (C.L./C.) 1942 produced example from lot 74, with period upgraded MKIII chinstrap and original helmet net. The beret is a Canadian Army standard issue example with original RCR cap badge. This is a textbook Korean War grouping which is significantly more difficult to find compared to WWII Battle Dress groups, only 26,000 Canadians served in Korea compared to over one million Canadians who served in WWII. A fantastic textbook Korea grouping ready for display in your collection!  $575

#BS162 Highland Light Infantry Battle Dress Tunic
Original 1950's Highland Light Infantry Battle Dress tunic. The base tunic is 1952 dated, it features original period applied Canadian Airborne qualification jump wings that were manufactured in the late 1940's, surplus WWII era Canadian made Highland Light Infantry shoulder titles, and surplus WWII era Corporal rank chevrons. The tunic is in nice condition in a normal medium size.  This is a nice representative Battle Dress from the Canadian Highland Light Infantry during the Korea / Cold War era. $145
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#VN028 1946 Canadian Army Beret with RCR Cap Badge Included
Original 1946 Canadian Army beret with Royal Canadian Regiment cap badge included. This would be a nice beret set representing the RCR in Korea if you choose to mount the cap badge. The beret is a Canadian maker and nicely marked, the cap badge is also a nicely marked Skully example. $65
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#VN012 RCEME flashed MKII Helmet
Original RCEMEM flashed MKII helmet. The helmet is CL/C (Canadian Lamp Company) 1942, lot number 86. The exterior of the helmet has received an arsenal re-paint and the waterslide RCEME decal is genuine but the type used by RCEME in the post-WWII period. Has some pencil markings applied inside the rim. Excellent condition RCEME MKII helmet that likely saw use in WWII and well into the post-war period with really nice decal and paint. $225

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#VN024 Canadian Army Emergency Ration
Original sealed Canadian Army emergency ration with contents. Good condition, still sealed contents likely still intact inside.  These are sometimes identified as WWII but we feel they are more likely from the Korean war era. This is a nice rare Canadian ration item for your collection. $125

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#VN021 Korean War era Japanese Made Bullion Canadian Parachute Wings
Korean War era Japanese made bullion Canadian Parachute wing badge. These were acquired by parachute qualified Canadians passing through Japan to or from Korea or while there on leave. Rarely encountered wings. $175

#BS176 Rocket Cutaway
Original British WWII / Korea period sectionalized rocket motor and tail fin assembly. Believed to be underwing rockets on aircraft such as the Hawker Typhoon. Cool cutaway. $75
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#VN033 Airborne Social Club Wooden Token
Original Canadian Airborne Regiment Social Club wooden canteen coin / token. We purchased this vintage wooden token directly from an Airborne Regiment veteran who had two of them in his collection and we are offering one for sale. $40
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#CD372 Pace Stick
Original English made pace stick for measuring the distance from A to B. These pace sticks saw a lot of use with the Canadian Army from WWII to present day. The consignor reports this pace stick came from a WWII veteran, although we are unsure how to date it. Our research suggest while some were used in WWII, they became more popular in the 1950's and were likely all acquired from the same source in England. So this could be WWII production but we're unsure and have placed it here to air on the side of caution. This is a nice antique pace stick. $100
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#VN007 UN Flag from the Golan Heights
Original United Nations (UN) flag from a Canadian soldier who served in the Golan Heights. Nice example, small size commonly seen in use by UN soldiers. $25
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#VN030 2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery "Gunner's Roar" Germany
Original 2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery "Gunner's Roar" event pin while the unit was in Germany. 6cm diameter. Cool pin. $35
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RCAF 426 Squadron Decal
Original Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) 426 Squadron pilot's helmet decal. Manufactured by Decalcomania of Toronto who were supplying the Canadian military with decals since WWII. This is a vintage squadron decal, but we can't confirm the exact date of manufacture, we do know the Queens crown places it post-1953. Mint condition and never applied. Carrier paper measures 7cm by 11cm. This decal would look good displayed with other squadron insignia or in a small frame. $40

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1950's Battle Dress Trousers
Original post-war 1950's Battle Dress trousers. All are in lightly worn condition but overall very nice. These can be used for reenacting or an affordable option for WWII mannequins that look the exact same as WWII dated examples. 
 #DW30 Size 34-36" waste, for approx. height 5'8" $50
 #DW31 Size 34-36" waste, for approx. height 5'8" $50
 #DW32 Size 30-31" waste, for approx. height 5'8" $50

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#BS108 Wessex Brigade Plaques
Original Wessex Brigade plaques from 1948 to 1968. These look really cool and will display well in your collection. $75

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#BS98 Canadian Army Garrison Jacket
Original Canadian Army "Garrison" Jacket. Nice example with Corporal rank machine stitched to the sleeve and Canada titles hand applied to the shoulder. Insignia appears to be original period applied by the soldier who wore it. This is a nice example without any issues, good colours, and original tag just lightly worn. Nice coat, a classic piece of Canadian Army camouflage, which was ironically intended only for garrison and unpopular with the troops, but often used in the field by OPFOR (Opposing Force) as seen in some period photos. $45

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#VN014 British Parachute Regiment Shoulder Title
Original British Parachute Regiment shoulder title. These are often marketed as WWII, these are from the immediate post-war to 1950's period, it's hard to put an exact date on these variations but we know they are post-WWII. Still a very desirable and nice title. $25
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#VN013 British Parachute Regiment Shoulder Title
Original British Parachute Regiment shoulder title. These are often marketed as WWII, these are from the immediate post-war to 1950's period, it's hard to put an exact date on these variations but we know they are post-WWII. Still a very desirable and nice title. $25
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#VN010 Late 1940's Canadian Airborne Wings
Late 1940's post-WWII Canadian Airborne wings. Excellent unused condition, these are often confused for WWII and look almost identical but a fraction of the price and still nice original wings. $30

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#VN005 Squadron 433 Patch
Vintage Squadron 433 patch. Uncommon patch featuring Walt Kelly's 'Porky Pine' carrying a rocket for re-armament. $40
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#VN009 Canadian Manual of Vehicle and Aircraft Painting and Markings
Canadian Army MANUAL OF VEHICLE AND AIRCRAFT PAINTING AND MARKINGS. Great for those interesting Canadian vehicle and aircraft paint and markings. Tough publication to find on the loose regarding a popular subject. $40

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1975 British Browning Pistol Manual
1975 British 9mm Browning Pistol (Inglis Hi-Power) infantry training manual. $20

OTHER NATIONS

#RG73 Belgian Parachutists Pullover Smock
Original Belgian parachutist pullover smock. This smock saw foreign service with the French in Indochina, as well as in the Rhodesian Bush War. Rare smock. Good used condition with working zipper. Maker marked and dated 1954 on the tag. $600
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SOLD

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#BG7 Canadian Airborne / Parachutist Smock
Original mint condition Canadian Airborne / Parachutist smock. Manufactured by Ambridge & Thompson (1987) Inc. and this example came off the assembly line in August 1989. This example is a fairly large size 7 and these were designed to be worn over the standard combat uniform. Mint / unissued example with bright unwashed colours, would be nearly impossible to upgrade. *Sold*

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#VN016 SAS Beret Badge
Original Special Air Service (SAS) beret badge that likely dates to the 1950's. Lightly worn beret removed example with loose threads still present from when it was taken off. Cool patch. *Sold*
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#VN023 Japanese Made Commonwealth and Canada Patches

Original British 1st Commonwealth Division patch and Canada identification patch from the Korean War. These bullion examples were acquired by soldiers passing through Japan to or from Korea or while on leave. *Sold*

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#VN020 Korean War era Japanese Made Bullion Canadian Parachute Wings
Original Korean War era Japanese made bullion Canadian Parachute wing badge.  These were acquired by parachute qualified Canadians passing through Japan to or from Korea or while on leave. Rarely encountered wings. *Sold*

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1946 British Inglis Hi-Power Manual
Original 1946 British manual for the Inglis Hi-Power.  This what they issued immediately after WWII. Very hard to find on the loose. An identical example is published in Clive Law's book Inglis Diamond. *Sold*
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#VN019 1st LT BTY (PARA)
The First Light Battery Parachute was a very small and short lived unit created to provide direct artillery support for the parachute companies/battalions of the PPCLI, R22R, RCR that made up the Mobile Striking Force (1948-1955). The shoulder loop was authorized in 1951 and samples were submitted to the government the following year. Many members of the unit fought in Korea with the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery. Due to the short duration of wear for this title, it is a very scarce badge to find on the loose. *Sold*

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#DC1 British 1953 Ammo Boots
Original 1953 dated British ammo boots. Used condition, missing the laces which can be easily replaced. These would be useful for a Korean war display, or WWII mannequin since they look very close to the WWII boots and are much less expensive. *Sold*