COMMONWEALTH WWII INSIGNIA, ARMBANDS, AND FLAGS

#CD271 Lancaster Bomber Pilot I.B. Jackson (DFC) Shoulder Board Grouping
Original WWII grouping of Flight Lieutenant I.B. Jackson (DFC).  Group includes F/Lieut Jackson's Flying Officer's shoulder boards that he is shown holding when he sold them to a collector in the 1990's, an original RCAF stationary calendar blotter for 1944-1945, a photo copy of his telegraph showing he earned the distinguished flying cross, two original photos from the 1990's when he sold this group to a collector, and a photo copy of his extensive flight log which includes many missions over enemy territory from late 1944 to the end of the war in 1945. Looking at this flight records, F/Lieut Jackson was incredibly lucky to survive the war and this small grouping is a testament to his good fortune and bravery. This is a humble grouping but your chance to own something worn by a Lancaster Bomber Pilot with provenance for an affordable price, great research project. $95
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#CD264 Royal Canadian Dragoons Canvas Title
Original WWII Royal Canadian Dragoons English made canvas title.  Very good condition example, likely unworn and kept by the soldier as a souvenir. Nice! $150
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#CD266 Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders "Glengarrians" Title
Original WWII Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders also know as "Glengarrians" or "The Glens" Canada shoulder title.  British made 'starch back' example issued overseas. Excellent unworn condition example. $75
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#CD265 P.P.C.L.I. Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Shoulder Title
Original WWII Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (P.P.C.L.I.) shoulder title.  British made 'starch back' example issued overseas. Excellent unworn condition example. $75
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#CD263 Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa MG Shoulder Title
Original WWII Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (CH of O) MG (Machine Gun) shoulder title.  British made 'starch back' example issued overseas. Excellent unworn condition example. $75
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#CD261 Canadian 2nd Armoured Brigade Patches
Original WWII matching pair of Canadian 2nd Armoured Brigade clothe sleeve patches. Excellent pair in perfect condition. $65
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#CD262 Royal Canadian Electrical Mechanical Engineers Canada Shoulder Titles
Original WWII matching pair Royal Canadian Electrical Mechanical Engineers (R.C.E.M.E.) Canada shoulder titles. English made examples produced for troops overseas. Excellent pair in perfect condition. $45
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#CD270 Royal Air Force Observer's Wing
Original WWII Royal Air Force (RAF) Observer's wing.  Excellent unused condition. $20
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#CD268 Royal Canadian Air Force Air Gunner's Wing
Original WWII Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Air Gunner's Excellent mint unused condition. $20
#CD269 Royal Canadian Air Force Navigator's Wing
Original WWII Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Navigator's wing. Excellent mint unused condition. $20
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#CD280 Dispatch Signaller Arm Band
Original WWII Canadian Dispatch Signaller arm band. Excellent mint unused condition. $20 *On Hold*
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#CD279 Regimental Police Arm Band
Original WWII Canadian Regimental Police arm band. Excellent mint unused condition. $20
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#BS139 British 1 Corps. Brigade Level Command Pennant
Original WWII British 1 Corps. brigade level command pennant. 1 Corps was part of the British Expeditionary and withdrew at Dunkirk. It later landed in Normandy and fought across France and Germany. Constructed of Rexine artificial leather and heavy duty reenforced canvas. Good condition, it has a crease from being folded at one point. Approximate size is 14 x 26 cm. This will look great in an insignia collection!  $175
#CD220 Corporal Chevrons 
Original WWII pair of Corporal chevrons. Excellent condition matching pair. $20
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#CD221 Corporal Chevrons 
Original WWII pair of Corporal chevrons. Excellent condition matching pair. $20
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#CD214 3rd Canadian Division Felt Shoulder Flash Pair
Original WWII 3rd Canadian Division felt shoulder flash pair.  Uniformed removed condition. Tough to find on the loose. $75
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#CD206 3rd Canadian Division Shoulder Flashes
Original WWII Canadian 3rd Division shoulder flashes. Uniform removed but very nice condition. Matching pair. $75
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#CD207 3rd Canadian Division Shoulder Flashes
Original WWII Canadian 3rd Division shoulder flashes. Uniform removed but very nice condition. Matching pair. $75
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#BS121 POLAND Canvas Shoulder Title
Original WWII POLAND canvas shoulder title. Excellent condition, never worn or applied to a uniform. $50
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#BS94 Special "A" Service Shoulder Title
Original WWII Special "A" Service shoulder title.  This uncommon patch was worn by the elite armoured soldiers of VGC Special Service Tank Squadron formed in June 1941 and later reformed into the Airborne Light Tank Squadron in August 1942.  Worn and uniform removed but very nice condition.  Awesome title and extremely rare!  $425
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#BS92 Glider Pilot Regt. Shoulder Title
Original WWII Glider Pilot Regt. shoulder titel.  English made canvas printed example.  Lightly worn and uniform removed, shows traces a remaining bit of thread from machine stitching. Very desirable. $295
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#CD194 Glider Pilot Regt. Shoulder Title
Original WWII Glider Pilot Regt. shoulder titel.  English made canvas printed example.  Lightly worn and uniform removed, shows traces a remaining bit of thread from machine stitching. Very desirable. $295
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#BS84 Strait AIRBORNE Title
Original WWII strait AIRBORNE English made canvas shoulder sleeve title.  Very nice uniform removed example with original threads still hanging in place. These were eventually ordered to be removed by the soldiers and are very scarce and desirable, they were still in wear below the shoulder title and Pegasus on D-Day and in Normandy. $350
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#CD196 Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Shoulder Title
Original WWII Royal Canadian Army Service Corps shoulder title.  English made 'starch back' example issued overseas. Excellent condition, unused. $20
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#BS82 Royal Marines Epaulette Slip Ons
Original matching pair of Royal Marines epaulette slip ons.  Very appealing set that was likely worn in service and later removed from a photo album. We are not sure if these are late WWII or from the immediate post war period, and have priced them accordingly. $30
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#CD187 Le Regiment De La Chaudiere
Original WWII Le Regiment De La Chaudiere canvas English made shoulder title.  Nice example and very tough to find! $200
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#CD189 Royal 22nd Regiment "Van Doos" Canvas Title
Original WWII Canadian Royal 22nd Regiment "Van Doos" English made canvas title.  Worn and uniform removed condition, likely worn on operations and kept by the soldier as a souvenir. Nice! $100
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#MC11 Rank Epaulettes for a Captain
Original pair of WWII rank epaulettes for a captain, the red pips signify the branch as Artillery, Provost Corps, or RCOC. $20
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#MC4 5 Div 11 RCA Brassard Pair
Original WWII 5th Division, 11 Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) Regiment brassard pair for an artillery Sergeant.  This is a great set that would be perfect for an insignia collection or a mannequin.  This would have been worn by 11 RCA in Italy.  All original period applied insignia, done with a mix of machine and hand stitching. '11RCA' and 'CANADA' titles are printed canvas examples.   Really nice!!  $450
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#MC7 Red and Blue Armband
Original WWII British manufactured armband.  We're not entirely sure the purpose of this one but suspect it could be Royal Artillery.  War Department marked with broad arrow and dated 1944. $75
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#CD167 The Westminster Regiment Canada Canvas Shoulder Title
Original WWII The Westminster Regiment of Canada canvas shoulder title.  The patch has a bit of typical fading but does not appear uniform removed, possibly at one point it was in a veterans photo album. Rare title. $100
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#CD169 First Hussars Canada Canvas Shoulder Title
Original WWII First Hussars of Canada canvas shoulder title.  Does not appear to have ever been on a uniform, possibly it was in veterans photo album at one time.  Very rare and desirable title. $250
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#CD168 First Canadian Army Formation Patch
Original WWII First Canadian Army formation patch.  Uniform removed in nice lightly worn condition. $40
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#CD153 Canada Three Rivers Regt Canvas Shoulder Title
Original WWII printed canvas Canada Three Rivers Regt shoulder title as issued overseas.  Excellent condition. *Sold*
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#CD152 Governor General's Footguards Shoulder Title
Original WWII printed canvas Governor General's Footguards shoulder title as issued overseas.  Excellent condition. $100
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#CD151 The Royal Canadian Regiment Canvas Shoulder Title
Original WWII printed canvas The Royal Canadian Regiment shoulder title as issued overseas.  Excellent condition. $100
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#BS54 First Canadian Army Armband
Original WWII First Canadian Army armband.  Canvas printed First Canadian Army patch applied to black armband.  This is an obscure armband and the first we've seen, one theory is that this could have been for a mourning party.  $100
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#CD140 Unused Pair of 4th Armoured Brigade 'Desert Rats'
Original WWII British unused pair of 4th Armoured Brigade 'Desert Rats'. The badges feature a black jerboa ('desert rat') facing right with white eye and tail curled over its back embroidered on white wool background. This pair is unused as manufactured with just a tiny bit of mothing on one edge.  Included with the pair is an original invitation to a reunion dinner for the 4th Armoured Brigade you can display with the set. $60
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#BS54 Parachute Regiment Canvas Printed Title (Trimmed)
Original WWII British Parachute Regiment title, this one has been trimmed slightly around the edges which was a modification sometimes done by the Paratrooper to make it look more prestigious. $100
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#CD021 Canadian 7th War Loans Pennant
Original WWII Canadian 7th War Loans pennant.  Nice example manufactured by J.J. Turner & Sons.  Scarce.  $75
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#CD013 Canadian Parachute Corps Pillow Case
Rare Canadian Parachute Corps pillow case.  Produced during WWII and sold to members of 1 Can Para as souvenirs for their families. Great display item in excellent condition without flaw.  $200

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#CD069 The Royal Regiment of Canada Shoulder Title
Original WWII The Royal Regiment of Canada shoulder title.  British made 'starch back' example issued overseas. Excellent condition. $65
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#CD070 The Royal Regiment of Canada Shoulder Title
Original WWII The Royal Regiment of Canada shoulder title.  British made 'starch back' example issued overseas. Excellent condition. $65
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#CD065 Royal Hamilton Light Infantry of Canada Canvas Shoulder Title
Original WWII printed canvas Hamilton Light Infantry of Canada shoulder title.  Excellent condition. *Sold*
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#CD064 Royal Hamilton Light Infantry of Canada Canvas Shoulder Title
Original WWII printed canvas Hamilton Light Infantry of Canada shoulder title.  Excellent condition. *Sold*
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#CD081 Lord Strathcona's Horse Royal Canadians Shoulder Flash
Original WWII Lord Strathcona's Horse Royal Canadians starch back shoulder flash.  Unused condition. $65
#CD076 Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Canvas Shoulder Title
Original WWII Seaforth Highlanders of Canada canvas shoulder title.  Never applied to a uniform, excellent condition. $100
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#CD077 48th Highlanders of Canada Canvas Shoulder Title
Original WWII 48th Highlanders of Canada canvas shoulder title.  Worn and uniform removed but still in nice condition. $100
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#CD061 3rd Canadian Division R.C.O.C. Shoulder Flash
Rare WWII Canadian 3rd Division R.C.O.C. (Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps) shoulder flash. Uniform removed in appealing worn condition. Single. $75
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#CD090 3rd Canadian Division Shoulder Flash Single
Original WWII Canadian 3rd Division shoulder flash. Uniform removed but very nice condition. Single. $30
#CD078 First Canadian Army Formation Patches Matching Pair
Original WWII First Canadian Army formation patch matching pair.  Unused condition. $60
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#CD059 Canvas 5th Canadian Armoured Division Flash
Original WWII canvas printed 5th Canadian Armoured Division shoulder flash.  Unused condition. $45
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#CD057 Governor General's Foot Guards Shoulder Title
Salty original WWII Canadian Governor General's Foot Guards shoulder title. Uniform removed in salty used condition. $40
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#CD095 The Royal Canadian Regiment Shoulder Flash
Original WWII The Royal Canadian Regiment shoulder flash. $40
#CD080 Strip of 3 Tank Arm Badges
Strip of 3 original WWII British made Tank Arm badges.  Uncommon to find a mint strip like this. $45
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#CD104 South Saskatchewan Slip Ons
Original WWII South Saskatchewan slip ons. Excellent unused condition. $25
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#CD103 Regina Rifles Slip Ons
Original WWII Regina Rifles slip ons. Excellent unused condition. $25
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#CD100 Royal Canadian Engineers Slip Ons
Original WWII Royal Canadian Engineers R.C.E. slip ons. Excellent unused condition. $20
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#CD101 Royal Canadian Artillery Slip Ons
Original WWII Royal Canadian Artillery R.C.A. slip ons. Excellent unused condition. $20
#CD099 Canadian Forestry Corps Slip Ons
Original WWII Canadian Forestry Corps C.F.C. slip ons. Excellent unused condition. $20
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RECENTLY SOLD

Type II Canadian Jump Wings
Original WWII Type II Canadian Jump Wings.  This set of wings belonged to Frank G. West 1st Canadian Parachute Bn.  Frank qualified 17 October 1944.  These were acquired by a collector direct from the veteran and are reported to be the exact wings shown in the photo!  Absolutely textbook WWII Canadian jump wings, no doubts about these ones you can rest assured they are the real deal.  Super nice uniform removed wings with provenance!  *Sold*
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Type I Canadian Airborne Wings with Backing
Original WWII Type I Canadian Airborne wings with backing.  The backing was applied by soldiers and tailors to give a more prestigious look, so it's likely this wing was issued to someone who desired a backing.  It doesn't appear to be uniform removed as I see no signs of previous stitching. Nice original wings! *Sold*
#CD182 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion Canvas Title
Original WWII 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion English made canvas shoulder title.  Uniform removed worn condition, likely worn on operations and kept by the soldier as a souvenir.  This is the shoulder title 1 Can Para wore from D-Day to the end of the war.  Extremely rare and sought after canvas title, first we have been able to offer. *Sold*
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First Special Service Force Type 4 Arrow Head
WWII 1st Special Service Force Type 4 Patch. This variation first appears as the Devil's Brigade makes preparations to land on the Hyeres Islands off the Southern coast of France in August 1944. It is a scarcer version of the patch which oddly does not adhere to the published design being a different shape of spearhead. This example has the requisite amount of "snow" white thread to the bobbin embroidery to guarantee it's wartime manufacture. Attached are some shots of FSSF soldiers clearly showing the unique shape. The first photo was taken in Southern France, and based on research by advanced collectors this variation does not appear until that time. *Sold*
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#BS20 WWII 3rd Canadian Infantry Division Headquarters Flag
Impressive and unique one of a kind WWII 3rd Canadian Infantry Division headquarters flag.  Constructed of French-grey heavy cotton twill with re-enforced edges and individual cotton ribbon ties, large yellow cotton twill Canadian maple leafs are zig-zag stitched to the centre of each side.  We are not aware of any other examples in existence.  This iconic flag would have been flown by the Headquarters of the 3rd Canadian Division which played a major role in the invasion of Normandy.  This flag would be the centrepiece of any 3rd Division display, collection, or museum. The condition of the flag is overall excellent, there are a few spots of fading likely from being folded and near lighting or sun but it's not bad enough to detract.  The lightly faded areas are visible in the photos.  There are no rips, tears, or repairs.  The flag is well constructed with re-enforced folded edges.  The ties are all present and strongly attached to the flag itself.  Flag was originally sold at auction by a Canadian Legion many years ago.  Unique, don't miss your opportunity if this is something that interests you. *Sold*
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#FS2 Canadian Parachute Corps Cap Badge & Collar Badge
WWII officers silver and gilt Canadian Parachute Corps cap badge marked Scully Ltd. over Montreal with factory applied
lug fasteners. A single silver and gilt Canadian Parachute Corps collar badge marked Scully Ltd. over Montreal beside Trojan soldiers head motif. The cap badge was purchased by Private Rene Rice 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion at the A-35 Canadian Parachute Training Center Canteen in October 1944 after parachute qualifying  on the 10th of that month. Not being an officer, he acquired it for wear while walking out. Rice jumped at the Rhine Crossing in March 1945 and fought to Wismar in Germany when the war ended. Fantastic example of this rare insignia in top condition and absolutely guaranteed original. *Sold*
#CD194 Airborne Pegasus Pair
Original WWII matching pair of Airborne Pegasus.  English made embroidered starch back examples.  Lightly worn and uniform removed matching pair that was surely worn on the same uniform. Very desirable set. *Sold*
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#BS77 "Yellow" Epaulette Slip On for 1 Can Para
Original WWII "Yellow" epaulette slip on for members of 1 Canadian Parachute Battalion.  These yellow slips on were to distinguish the wearer as a soldier of a Canadian unit, these were worn by members of 1 Can Para on D-Day and operations in North West Europe.  These were worn on the epaulette of the battle dress tunic and also the Denison smock.  This is a textbook original example of this mega rare insignia item, these are heavily faked and originals such as this one reside in only the most advanced collections, very few originals ever come to market.  This is a single. Very rare and the first original example we have been able to offer. *Sold*
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#CD181 Parachute Regiment Canvas Title
Original WWII Parachute Regiment English made canvas shoulder title.  Uniform removed worn condition, likely worn on operations and kept by the soldier as a souvenir. Rare and sought after canvas title. *Sold*
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#CD183 Queen's Own Rifles Canvas Title
Original WWII Canadian Queen's Own Rifles English made canvas shoulder title.  Excellent condition. Desirable canvas title. *Sold*
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Glengarrians Canada Printed Shoulder Flash
Original WWII Glengarrians Canada printed shoulder flash.  Unused condition. *Sold*
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3rd Canadian Division Canvas Shoulder Flash Pair
Original WWII 3rd Canadian Division printed shoulder flash pair.  Uniformed removed condition. Tough to find on the loose. *Sold*
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Royal Winnipeg Rifles of Canada Shoulder Title
Original WWII Royal Winnipeg Rifles of Canada shoulder title.  Worn and uniform removed but still in nice condition.  This very desirable variant was the type used by the Royal Winnipeg Rifles on D-Day. *Sold*
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#CD072 Sherbrooke Fusiliers Regiment of Canada 'Starch Back' Shoulder Title
Original WWII Sherbrooke Fusiliers Regiment of Canada shoulder title.  British made 'starch back' example issued overseas. Uniform removed in excellent condition. *Sold*
#CD154 Canadian Scottish Canvas Shoulder Title
Original WWII printed canvas Canadian Scottish shoulder title as issued overseas.  Excellent condition. *Sold*
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#CD190 North Nova Scotia Highlanders Canvas Title
Original WWII Canadian North Nova Scotia Highlanders English made canvas title.  Worn and uniform removed condition, likely worn on operations and kept by the soldier as a souvenir. Nice! *Sold*
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#CD071 North Shore Regiment New Brunswick Shoulder Title
Original WWII Canadian North Shore Regiment New Brunswick shoulder title.  British made 'starch back' example issued overseas. Excellent condition. *Sold*
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#CD062 3rd Canadian Division R.C.C.S. Canvas Shoulder Flash
Rare WWII Canadian 3rd Division R.C.C.S. (Royal Canadian Corps of Signals) canvas printed shoulder flash. Uniform removed in appealing worn condition. Single. *Sold*
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#CD250 Rifle Regiment Red & Black Lanyard
Original WWII Canadian Rifle Regiment red and black lanyard.  Lightly worn condition. Nice accessory for an insignia display or tunic! $40 *On Hold*
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#BS85 Royal Canadian Mounted Police Canvas Shoulder Title
Original WWII Royal Canadian Mounted Police printed canvas shoulder title. Unused excellent condition. Extremely rare patch to find on the loose. *Sold*
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#CD170 First Hussars Canada Canvas Shoulder Title
Original WWII First Hussars of Canada canvas shoulder title.  Does not appear to have ever been applied to a uniform. Very rare and desirable title. *Sold*
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#CD073 P.P.C.L.I. Canvas Shoulder Titles
Original pair of WWII P.P.C.L.I. (Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry) canvas shoulder titles.  Never applied to a uniform, excellent condition and very desirable. *Sold*
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#CD093 Four Years Service Sleeve Chevron
Original WWII four years service sleeve chevron.  Appears unused. *Sold*

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#BS83 Printed Pegasus Patch
Original WWII printed Pegasus patch for Commonwealth airborne troops.  Flawless unissued textbook original example. *Sold*
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