Stamped from sheet metal, the M16 helmet retains little original paint having been reissued twice. The top coat appears to be very late-war, likely 1945 (sloppy application).
Often incorrectly identified as a Tam O' Shanter, the balmoral bonnet was pattern sealed in March 1915 despite earlier use.
Though the cap badge is missing, remains of patina suggest a rounded badge with kings crown.
Mint condition 3rd printing of Ken Niewiarowicz's highly coveted and out of print book "Germany's Combat Helmets 1933-1945". Still sealed in its original wrapping, the book is the most extensive reference material for German helmet collecting to date.
Purchased directly from family, the belt is named to E. J. McIntosh of Guelph, a graduate nurse who enlisted in the Nursing Sisters July of 1918 serving until June of 1919.
William would witness the closing 100 days offensive by the Canadians. William writes about a “close shave” with an artillery shell, being gassed twice, the push on Canal du Nord, the burning of Cambrai, and “Armistice with Germany” on November 11th.
Standard size black and white photo postcard featuring the Canadian Engineers Training Depot Band. Dated 1917, the post card features
Each cardboard packet contains 10 snapshot photographs of their titled areas. The Stubbs Vimy set appearing to be close to the unveiling due to the cemented trenches. The Nels series may likely have been taken in late 1918 to early 1919.
Constructed in dark blue/black wool serge, these jackets would become known as "Working Dress" in Naval Regulations.