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WW2 11th Armoured Division Painted Felt Cloth Formation Sign Designation Flash
Stencil applied black bull charging with red eyes, horns and hooves on a yellow felt rectangle. A trace of some white bluetack to the reverse. In good condition.
The 11th Armoured Division was formed in 1941. It became part of 21st Army Group. It took part in the heavy fighting around Caen, the breakout of the Normandy beachhead. Fought in Operations Market Garden and in the Battle of the Bulge with distinction, and the sweep across Germany to the Elbe which ended with the German's surrender in May 1945.
Cole p35 refers.
Code: 59206Price: 12.00 GBP
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry K.O.Y.L.I. FARELF / Malaya Command Formation Sign Combination
Woven cloth shoulder title, white on green and formation sign combination, yellow on green. Served in peacekeeping and counter insurgency operations against communists in the Far East just after WW2. Locally made. FARELF = Far Eastern Land Forces (British Army).
WW2 6th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment / 78thDivision / 6th Brigade Battledress Combination
Consisting of printed 78th division formation sign above felt bar and printed 6th Battalion Royal West Kent formation sign. All mounted onto battle dress backing cloth. Uniform removed example.
Code: 59176Price: 225.00 GBP
WW2 - outstanding 3rd Indian Army Division Rare Chindits Collection
A superb group of items to the Chindits whose exploits in Burma in WW2 are well known. Led by Major- General Orde Wingate they made history with their airborne and jungle penetration expeditions. This grouping includes a yellow on blue embroidered Chinthern formation sign, a white on blue shoulder title " Chindit " and a scarce gold wire bullion title " Chindits, but most especially the rare original certificate from 1944 outlining the duties of being a Chindit and a member of this Special Force. The certificate has fold lines and has been fixed to a backing sheet many years ago to preserve it. See page 105 of Peter Taylor's book for a copy of this certificate. All in good condition, cloth items may have white bluetack to the reverse. Please note I will not break this grouping up. See accompanying photos listed below.
Code: 59131Price: 395.00 GBP
WW2 - outstanding 3rd Indian Army Division Rare Chindits Collection - More photos
More photos of lot above
Code: 59130Price: On Request
WW2 - outstanding 3rd Indian Army Division Rare Chindits Collection - And more photos
And more pictures of lot above
Code: 59129Price: On Request
WW2 1st Battalion Suffolk Regiment / 3rd Infantry Division Cloth Formation Sign Battledress Combination
In good condition with no moth or other damage.
Code: 59128Price: 155.00 GBP
WW2 Norwegian Free Forces Army Embroidered Cloth Nationality Formation Sign Patch (Norwegian flag)
A small neatly embroidered Norwegian flag on a khaki felt rectangle, hessian backed, circa 3.8cm by 3.1cm. In very good condition. As worn by members of No 5 Troop ( Norway ) of No 10 (Inter Allied) Commando. Not to be confused with the RAF Norwegian volunteers version which is on a blue / grey background.
Code: 59126Price: 98.00 GBP
ACF (Army Cadet Force ) shoulder title and small pattern TT (Tyne Tees )Formation sign Combination
As worn by North East army cadets ACF yellow / gold thread on dark green, and an embroidered TT formation sign, but the small pattern and quite scarce. Circa 3cm square.
Code: 59063Price: 12.00 GBP
WW2 War Office Personnel Embroidered Bullion / Cloth Formation Sign
A really nice WW2 example, with no fading and bullion embroidery in good condition. This must have been expensive to produce. Not often encountered.
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