COMMONWEALTH WWII FIELD GEAR, HOLSTERS, AND EDGED WEAPONS

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#DW21 Early Canadian P37 Webbing Braces
Original early WWII Canadian P37 webbing braces, often used on officers webbing for a pistol rig or other specialized P37 webbing rigs.  Maker marked and dated 1940 with C broad arrow.  Top condition unissued pair. $40

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#DW22 Early Canadian P37 Webbing Braces
Original mid / late WWII Canadian P37 webbing braces, often used on officers webbing for a pistol rig or other specialized P37 webbing rigs.  Maker marked and dated 1943 with C broad arrow.  Top condition unissued pair. $40

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#DW16 No2 MKIII Binoculars with P37 Case and Neck Strap
Original WWII No2 MKIII binoculars with P37 webbing hard case and leather neck strap. The binoculars are marked "BINO. PRISM. No2 MKIII" with graticules, they are also serial numbered and British broad arrow marked. The binoculars are in excellent working order, we tested them outdoors and they are very effective with good clarity and clear graticules. The carrying case is a mint condition 1941 Canadian example manufactured by ZL&T with clear markings. The original leather neck straps are all present and in working order. Excellent set!  $200

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#DW15 Early Canadian P37 Canteen Set
Original early WWII Canadian P37 canteen set including blue enamel canteen and skeleton carrier.  The straps have been done up forever and haven't shrunk which is always a good thing on these. Regimental number stamped on the bottom of the canteen.  Top condition example. $50

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#CD219 Eye Shield Anti Gas MKII 
Original WWII Canadian made Eye Shield Anti Gas MKII sets.  These go inside MKI and MKII gas mask carriers and are often missing from gas mask sets.  This is your chance to complete your gas masks.  They are 1942 or 1943 dated with C broad arrows stamped on the cardboard packaging.  Each individual cardboard package contains 5-6 eye shields, priced per cardboard package.  Nice accessory for a good price. The last two photos show where they go inside the gas mask sets.  
$20 / each
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#CD218 P37 Small Pack
Original WWII British / Canadian P37 "Small" pack.  Salty combat used condition, but undamaged with internal dividers still intact. Markings are too faint to determine the maker.  Decent pack.  $35
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#CD205 Tin Ammo Container for 3 Signal Cartridges in Red
Original WWII tin ammunition container for 3 signal rounds in red.  Nicely marked and dated 6/44. Empty, no contents. $40
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#CD204 Wool Gloves
Original WWII Canadian dark green wool gloves.  Unissued condition, still attached together from the factory with a small string. Nice! $25
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#CD203 Wool Trigger Gloves
Original WWII Canadian brown wool gloves with trigger finger.  Unissued condition, still attached together from the factory with a small string.  We have attached a photo of the label from the bundle these came from. Nice! $35
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#CD209 Wool Blanket
Original WWII Canadian issue wool blanket in excellent condition. Nicely marked with C broad arrow in WWII fashion. We have inspected the blanket and there are no stains or insect damage, top example. $200
#CD176 Complete P37 Webbing 
Nice complete P37 webbing set.  Canadian P37 web belt, British e-tool, Canadian small pouches, Canadian canteen, Canadian bayonet with frog, and mismatched cross straps.  Overall this is a really good set with components in lightly used condition, it is ready to complete a WWII mannequin without any further work or missing parts.  It's not uncommon to find a mix of Canadian and British equipment in these sets, which is the case with the e-tool. $300

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#BP16 Pre-WWII P08 Large Pack
Original pre-WWII Canadian P08 large pack manufactured by M.E.Co in 1927.  Good lightly used condition with regimental number stamped inside the flap and also applied by hand to the reverse of the pack.  The regimental number K76166 belongs to an unallotted Infantry unit based on Clive Law's book "Regimental Numbers of the Canadian Army".  This pack would have seen service from the inter-war period through WWII.  This style of pack would have eventually been replaced by the P37 large pack which was very similar. Uncommon pack variation. $40
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#BP15 Canadian Rain Poncho
Original WWII Canadian issue rain poncho.  Manufactured by BFG in 1943.  Good example that is nicely marked and still very supple, this one could actually be worn and is not crispy at all.  Shows a bit of wear mostly from storage, it has been stored folded, one of the buttons has a tear near it and there is a small grommet added at the neck closure.  It's increasingly difficult to find good Canadian rain ponchos. $200
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#BS140 Duffel Bag
Original WWII Canadian duffel bag manufactured by ZL&T in 1943 with C broad arrow. Better than average example without damage or repair but some soiling.  $25
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#BS125 No. 38 Mark II Wireless Set Harness
Original WWII canvas skeleton harness set to carry the No. 38 Mark II wireless radio.  Mint condition and nicely maker marked. $250
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#BS124 Knee Pads
Original WWII hard leather knee pads with straps and felt padding.  Issued to soldiers who operated artillery and mortars who were required to kneel on one knee, probably saw more widespread use as well.  Broad arrow marked, excellent condition. $30
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#BS101 Single Ration Canister Carrier
Original WWII single ration canister carrier.  When hot rations could not be delivered to men in the field by truck, this pack was used to carry a single ration canister.  Constructed of canvas with fibre stiffening pads in the back and bottom to help maintain the shape of the pack.  Nicely maker marked and dated 1942.  It's likely in combat these packs were also used for other tasks, such as carrying mortar rounds and other types of ammunition. $95
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#BS137 1943 Steel Ammunition Crate for 34 No. 69 Hand Grenades
Original WWII steel ammunition crate for 34 No. 69 hand grenades with detonators.  Maker marked and dated 1943 on the lid, with original stencilling and explosive decal remaining. Nice crate, never cleaned. $125
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#BS109 Brass Heavy Duty Oiler
Unknown British brass heavy duty oiler with thick wick that appears to be an applicator.  Broad arrow marked.  More information welcome. $35
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#CD176 Complete Canadian P37 Webbing 
Nice complete Canadian P37 webbing set.  Canadian P37 web belt, e-tool, matching small pouches, canteen, bayonet with frog, and cross straps.  All components are Canadian with the exception of the cross straps which are a slightly mismatched set.  Overall this is a really good set with components in lightly used condition, it is ready to complete a Canadian WWII mannequin without any further work or missing parts. $375

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#BS102 RCAF P37 Small Pack with Strap
Original WWII RCAF P37 small pack with strap.  Service used condition. $40
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#DW12 Canadian Rain Poncho
Original WWII Canadian issue rain poncho.  Manufactured in 1943 by Canadian General Rubber Co. Ltd. in Ontario.  Good example with creases from folded and some stiffness.  Shows a bit of wear mostly from storage, it has been stored folded.  It's increasingly difficult to find good Canadian rain ponchos. $150
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#BS105 Wireless Set No. 38 Aerial Case for F sections
Original WWII Wireless Set No. 38 aerial case for F sections.  British made and maker marked MECO and dated 1943. A very rare No. 38 set accessory pouch.  Service used with some soiling but complete without damage. $135
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#BS110 RAF Type D64 MK1/A 1943 Detonator Case
Original WWII Royal Air Force case for the D64 MK1/A detonator used for arming aerial bombs.  The case is well made of steel with closure pin and rubber lining.  It's a small case, measuring only 2" deep by 2 1/2" Wide and 7 1/4" long.  Nice little case to complete a WWII RAF / Bomber Command collection  $65
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#BS97 Canadian Navy Seabag Featuring "Porky Pig"
Original WWII Royal Canadian Navy seabag with war art featuring "Porky Pig" and Kisbee ring aboard H.M.C.S. Charlottetown where the sailor who once owned this seabag served.  The seabag belonged to RCN Sailor D.R. Bearham and includes his full address in Edson, Alberta.  There were two H.M.C.S. Charlottetown's that served Canada during WWII, the first of the name was a Flower Class corvette commissioned in 1941 and sunk by German u-boats in 1942.  The second of the name was a River Class frigate commissioned in 1944 which survived the war and kept sailing until 1947. This would be a potentially good research project for the next owner.  One of a kind, this artistic seabag would make a nice centrepiece for a Royal Canadian Navy collection. $750

#BS100 Early Canadian Army Amphibious Assault Lifebelt
Scarce original WWII Canadian lifebelt as issued to amphibious assault troops, commandos, and beach parties.  In good displayable used condition and still tightly holds air.  Ideal for a Dieppe or D-Day display.  $185
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#BS79 Measuring Tape
Original WWII measuring tape made in London with broad arrow acceptance stamp.  This is a heavy duty military measuring tape that was likely used for a wide variety of tasks.  Uncommon piece of gear. $50
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#BS86 Knee Pads
Original WWII hard leather knee pads with straps.  Issued to soldiers who operated artillery and mortars who were required to kneel on one knee, probably saw more widespread use as well.  Broad arrow marked, excellent condition. $30
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#BS90 P37 Compass Pouch
Original WWII Canadian P37 compass pouch with hard shell and felt lined interior to protect the compass from damage. Manufactured by ZL&T in 1942. Excellent condition. $40
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#DW6 Wire Skeleton For Small Pack
Original WWII wire skeleton for the small packs.  These were used to hold the form of the small pack, giving the impression it was perfectly packed for parades.  These are very useful for collectors as well as you can put one of these in the small pack to give it a "full" look that adds very little weight to the mannequin display.  A useful and interesting piece of kit for your collection that rarely comes around, not many soldiers felt the need to save these so they are somewhat scarce.  $50
#DW9 British Water Filter
Original WWII British water filter, made of canvas with twine like rope and brass grommets. Marked with broad arrow and dated 1942.  $45
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#CD174 Skeleton Assault / Ammunition Jerkin
Original WWII British made skeleton assault / ammunition jerkin used by Commonwealth troops including Canadians. This simple jerkin has two large pockets on the front that can accommodate Bren gun mags, grenades, mortar rounds, and many other types of munitions and combat essentials.  Near mint / unissued condition without flaw and nicely marked.  A very cool piece of combat kit.  $250
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#CD158 REL 1945 Marine 7x50 Binoculars
Original WWII REL (Research Enterprises Limited) 1945 7x50 Canadian military marine binoculars.  These powerful binoculars were used by the Canadian Navy and probably on occasion used by other branches if they could acquire them.  The lenses are crystal clear, everything about this set is excellent without any damage or issues.  Even the rubber straps are in great condition. These impressive binoculars would be nearly impossible to upgrade and still work perfectly.  $325
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#BS60 RAF Escape Compass 
Original WWII RAF escape compass.  The small brass compass is enclosed in a plastic bubble to protect it from humidity.  These compasses were included in escape and evasion kits, and could be worn on a string or lanyard around the neck. This example is in good condition, we tried testing it and seems to still work but it's hard to say how accurate it is.  The plastic bubbles show the expected age and it's very difficult to take photos of the compass inside of it.  Interesting item!  $125
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#CD145 6 Signals, Double Star, Green MK.1. Ammo Box 
Original WWII ammo tin for 6 signals double stars in green.  Very good condition, these display really nicely. This is a small ammo box, it will not be expensive to ship.  $40
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#CD135 Canadian P37 Ankle Gaiters, Matching Pair
Nice matching pair of Canadian P37 ankle gaiters. $30
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#CD134 Canadian P37 Ankle Gaiters, Matching Pair
Nice matching pair of Canadian P37 ankle gaiters.  Personalized with soldiers initials, he has also marked one 'Left' for ease of donning.  $30
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#BS61 Lamp Electric for Signalling 'Lucas Lamp'
Original WWII electric signalling lamp also know as the 'Lucas Lamp'.  It appears to be a complete unit but there are no batteries included. No idea if it can still work, sold 'as is' for display only.  The manufacturer of this unit is Western Clock Co and components are 1943 dated.  $125
For more information please visit RCSigs.ca article on this device here:  http://www.rcsigs.ca/index.php/Lamp_Electric_Signalling_Daylight
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#BS55 Signals Cable Reel for Jeeps
Signals cable reel for mounting on jeeps and fast establishment of communications lines.  Shown in period photos mounted on airborne jeeps, but likely at times mounted on other vehicles and used by dismounted troops.  This example is particularly nice in lightly used and sound condition, with strap and pouch still intact without damage. Perfect for jeep enthusiasts as well as signals and airborne collectors.  Very scarce, particularly in this condition.   $375

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#CD121 P37 Medical Orderly Canteen with Harness
Original WWII medical orderly canteen set with special harness and strap for personnel not wearing full P37 webbing such as medics and other support trades. This is a perfect unissued example with makers mark and C broad arrow intact on the bottom of the canteen, these markings are almost always missing making this a very rare example. Would be nearly impossible to upgrade. $75
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#CD129 Sand Bag
Original WWII Canadian sand bag.  Manufactured by W.B. Co. in Feb. 1944.   Excellent unused condition.  Uncommon accessory.  $25
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#CD119 Trouser Belt Size M ZL&T 1944
Original WWII trouser belt in size medium, nicely maker marked ZL&T 1944 with C broad arrow.  Good condition, lightly used if at all. $12

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#CD106 Artillery Shell Handling Gloves
Original WWII Canadian made gloves for handling hot artillery shells.  Unissued set still factory stapled together.  Maker marked and dated 1943 with C broad arrow applied.  Nice accessory for an Artillery collection, display, or mannequin.  $30
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#CD102 MKII Lightweight Gas Mask Carrier
Original WWII D-Day style MKII lightweight gas mask carrier.  Maker marked and dated 1943.  Strap is present inside the gas mask carrier, exactly as how it left the factory.  Can be displayed nicely on a mannequin without contents, just put something lightweight inside to fill it. Mint condition, would be nearly impossible to upgrade.  $25

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#BS50 Ration Box, No.1 for 2 Men 1 day
Original WWII ration box No. 1 intended to supply two men for one day.  Empty.  Likely used several times and arsenal re-painted with the original roll marked and painted markings still visible (likely intended to be this way).  Nice to complete a ration display. $125
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#BS27 Canadian Tin Can Ration 
Very scarcer original WWII Canadian tin can ration complete with contents and never opened.  C broad arrow on top and bottom of can.  The vacuum packed contents of this tin can ration are unknown.  We do not suggest opening or attempting to eat this long expired ration!  $225
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#BS46 Wooden Spare Handle for Pioneer Tools with C Broad Arrow
Spare wooden handle for pioneer tools with C broad arrow. $20
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#BS32 Heavy Duty Industrial Can / Barrel Opener
Heavy duty British industrial can / barrel opening tool. This could have been used to open giant cans of food or barrels of oil and other chemicals. Most likely used in a shop, kitchen, or carried on armoured vehicles. Manufacturer marked J.W.S. and dated 1944 with British broad arrow. Approximately 41cm in length. Uncommon accessory. $40

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#BS31 Heavy Duty Cutters / Tin Snips
Heavy duty British cutters or tin snips dated 1942 with British broad arrow.  Most likely for shop use or carried on armoured vehicles. Could have also been used for cutting wire or other heavy duty cutting jobs.  Approximately 41cm in length.  Uncommon accessory. $40
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#BS19 Canadian Rain Poncho
Original WWII Canadian issue rain poncho.  Manufactured in 1943 by Canadian General Rubber Co. Ltd. in Ontario.  Good example that is nicely marked and still supple.  Shows a bit of wear mostly from storage, it has been stored folded.  It's increasingly difficult to find good Canadian rain ponchos. $200
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#CD030 Canadian Blanket Straps
Matching pair of Original WWII Canadian blanket straps manufactured by ZL&T in 1942.  This would be for the P37/P08 'large pack' which remained unchanged since P08.   Perfect matching set.  $30
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#BS15 British / Canadian Army Officers Boots
British / Canadian Army officers boots with buckles. Manufactured by John White in 1945, M Fitt, Size 8.  War department marked. Super nice condition without flaw and only lightly worn.  Shown in use by members of 1 Canadian Parachute Battalion in Germany.  This is the perfect set to complete your officer mannequin or display!  $425