COMMONWEALTH PERSONAL ITEMS & SMALLS

#CD585 Canadian “Housewife” Sewing Kit
Original WWII Canadian “Housewife” sewing kit for soldiers. Contains a variety of needles, buttons, cap badges, and other interesting surprises. $25

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#CD569 No.5 Anti-Gas Ointment Tin
Original WWII Canadian / British No.5 anti-gas ointment tin. Maker marked and dated 1942. This is a perfect tin to complete or compliment any period gas mask set, these would go in the side pouch of the MKII carrier. Great example. $25
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#CD523 Canadian Army Field Dressing, 1942
Original WWII Canadian Army field dressing. Standard issue example manufactured by Johnson & Johnson Limited, of Montreal, in May 1942. Nice example showing genuine patina and never cleaned. Perfect to complete a helmet or medical display. $35
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#CD560 British Army Field Dressing, 1942
Original WWII British Army field dressing. Standard issue example manufactured by Arthur Berton, Ltd., of London, in September 1942. Nice example showing genuine patina and never cleaned. Perfect to complete a helmet or medical display. $20
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#CD524 Royal Canadian Air Force ID Discs
Original WWII Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) "CAN AIRMAN" ID discs. Interesting set, blank with no names applied. $25
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#CD437 RCAMC Triangular Bandages
Original WWII Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps (RCAMC) 3-415 box of two triangular bandages, comp, with two safety pins in each. Manufactured by Texpack Limited of Brantford, Canada. Excellent condition, package is sealed with original contents inside. $30
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#DW57 Soldier’s Friend
Original WWII tin of Soldier’s Friend “For polishing the metallic parts of a soldiers clothing and equipment”. The container has not been opened, but based on the weight the contents are still inside. $35 *Reduced* $25
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#DW59 RCAF The Gospel According To St. Mark
Original WWII Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) pocket version of The Gospel according to St. Mark. Active service edition. Good condition. $25 *Reduced* $10
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#CD402 Boot Brushes
Original WWII pair of Canadian boot brushes. One is named and the other has some embossed maker’s information. They appear to have been stuck together a very long time so we decided to leave them undisturbed, this is how soldiers often stored them. $25
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#CD389 RAF Money Belt
Original WWII Royal Air Force (RAF) or Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) money belt carried by aviators for a variety of roles including escape and evasion. Nice example, named to Canadian aviator with nice "RAF 1940" markings, excellent condition without damage and just lightly period used. Cool accessory. $50 
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#CD392 Pair of Boot Brushes
Original WWII pair of boot brushes, the brushes were likely stuck together since the war so we left them undisturbed, one is the popular "Briton" brush and the other has a makers mark and service number that is too faint too read. Nice pair of boot brushes. $20
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#CD382 Antwerpen Postcards
Original WWII era postcards from Antwerpen taken home by a Canadian soldier as a souvenir, or perhaps intended for later use. Complete with all 10 postcards. $20
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#CD381 Metropolitan Map of Yorkshire, England
Original WWII era metropolitan fold out map of Yorkshire, England. Used by Canadian soldiers while on leave. $20
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#CD057 Eye Shield Anti Gas MKII 
Original WWII Canadian made Eye Shield Anti Gas MKII. This is for one individual eye shield. $5 / each
#CD373 Postcards from Aalst, Belgium
Original WWII era set of postcards from Aalst, Belgium. Purchased by a Canadian solider while on leave as a souvenir. $20
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#CD286 Ticket Home - Sergeant Vic Ayling
Original WWII ticket to board the troop ship home issued to Sergeant Vic Ayling including a newspaper clipping discussing the horrors of desert warfare and some of his thoughts about issues facing American soldiers in Desert Storm.  Some veterans didn't keep much, and it's quite possible after experiencing the war first hand the only thing Vic wanted to keep was his ticket home. Cool small item with provenance. $25 
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#CD234 Tea Ration
Original WWII British / Canadian tea ration tin. This empty tin is in original but salty condition with some dents to the bottom but still opens and closes fine.  The stencilling is still mostly readable despite the surface corrosion. $75
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#DW28 Australian 1943 Shell Dressing and Small Pouch
Lot containing original WWII Australian 1943 dated shell dressing and small named pouch. $20 *Reduced* $10
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#BS68 Emergency Ration
Rare original WWII emergency ration tin. These emergency rations were issued to a wide variety of troops including paratroopers prior to departing on operations. This empty tin is in nice condition with only some minor dents, most of the finish is gone from the exterior and it has a nice uncleaned patina. Cool ration item. $95
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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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#CD113 Ointment Anti-Gas No. 2 Container
Original WWII container for ointment anti-gas No. 2.  Good condition, some surface rust but nice and readable instructions still intact with just a couple little minor dents. No contents. $25
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#CD125 OUTFIT ANTI-DIMMING MK V
Original WWII Anti-Dimming Mk V. Contents still intact. 1939 dated. Nice. $25
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#CD123 OUTFIT ANTI-DIMMING MK VI
Original WWII Anti-Dimming Mk VI. Good condition, contents still intact. $20
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#CD124 OUTFIT ANTI-DIMMING MK VI
Original WWII Anti-Dimming Mk VI. Plane red example. Good condition, contents still intact. $20 
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#BS52 1 3/4 Oz. Foot Powder
Original WWII standard 1 3/4 oz. foot powder container for individual use. Manufactured by C. (E) LTD. and likely unused still with contents. $20

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#BS51 16 oz. Foot Powder
Original WWII 16 oz. foot powder manufactured by BOOTS PURE DRUG CO. LTD. Packed 3/40. Unopened with contents still inside. Likely this 16 oz. size was kept in stores for re-filling the soldiers small steel foot powder container. $30
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#CD042 White Blanco - Manufactured by Ocaldo in England 
Unused puck of Ocaldo white blanco, manufactured in England. Surprisingly good condition still sealed and not cracked!  Classic item for the foot locker of a Commonwealth soldier. $25

SOLD

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#CD126 Emergency Flying Ration Mk II
Original WWII Emergency Flying Ration Mk II. Never opened with contents still intact! WWII dated example 7/44. Rare ration, this would be nearly impossible to upgrade. *Sold*
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#CD156 Coffee Mug
Original WWII brown enamel coffee much, either Canadian or British made. Nice accessory, not commonly available. *Sold*
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#CD149 WM. A. L. CLAY CHAPLAIN MAJ Wallet
Original WWII Canadian Chaplain’s wallet. This wallet is embossed to WM. A. L. CLAY CHAPLAIN MAJ.  Maj Clay would have carried this wallet while sharing the hardships and perils of the soldiers he was there to advise. Chaplain’s were attached to all the divisions and battalions, and these men often saw combat themselves caring for and evacuating the wounded under fire.   Given the small size of the branch, any original Chaplain items are particularly hard to find and very desirable.  United Carr snaps and tempered steel hooks, possibly for dog tags (?). This is a nice wallet that has ‘been there’ and survived in good honest used condition with nice personalization. A great item for a Chaplain collector, or any WWII collection. *Sold*
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#MC6 Canadian Army Dog Tags / ID Tags Complete Set
Original WWII Canadian Army dog tags to A.J. Prewett. Regimental number B84910, consulting Clive Law's book Regimental Numbers of the Canadian Army this number belongs to No.2 Dist Depot, RCASC. Uncommon to find a complete set of dog tags with the third gas mask tag. *Sold*
#CD545 Canadian Identification Discs for a Jewish Soldier
Original WWII Canadian identification discs for a Jewish (HEB - Hebrew) soldier, Cpl Gazen. Cpl Gazen's regimental number B26251 represents enlistment with No.1 Workshop & Park Company, RCE. Semitic identification discs with "HEB" embossed were quickly dropped for fear of what would happen if captured by the Germans, making them hard to find. We have not done any further research on this item. Great original set. *Sold*

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#CD337 1945 Pocket Calendar for a QOR Rifleman
Original WWII 1945 pocket calendar with provenance to a Rifleman of The Queen's Own Rifle of Canada. *Sold*
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#CD534 Khaki Web Cleaner, CAPO
Original WWII Canadian / Commonwealth Khaki web cleaner manufacture by CAPO. Still has original contents inside. Nice accessory. *Sold*
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#CD533 Khaki Web Cleaner, NONSUCH
Original WWII Canadian / Commonwealth Khaki web cleaner manufacture by NONSUCH. Still has original contents inside. Nice accessory. *Sold*
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#BS73 Tooth Brush
Original WWII Canadian issue tooth brush. Constructed of a strange plastic that has aged in a weird way over the last 75+ years. An uncommon accessory that is necessary to complete a small pack or personal items display. *Sold*
#CD535 Canadian Army MKIII Field Dressing, 1943
Original WWII Canadian Army MKIII field dressing. Standard issue example manufactured by Johnson & Johnson Limited, of Montreal, in 1943. Excellent condition. Perfect to complete a helmet or medical display. *Sold*
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