Holland (Dutch Militaria)
This is a nice original empty orange coloured 'Nederland zal herrijzen' cigarettes package. Dropped on the occasion of Queen Wilhelmina's birthday on 31 August 1941, to support the Dutch population. Decorative original item!
Dutch M34 Combat Helmet (Stalen helm model 34). The helmet is complete with its original leather liner and chinstrap, the helmet is nicely maker marked by 'Lederwarenfabrik, de Volharding'. Nice original Dutch combat helmet in good condition!
Dutch East Indies Souvernir Grouping consisting of a carved wooden tobacco box 'groeten uit Java' (Greetings from Java), a Dutch 'Je Maintiendrai' Sleeve Shield, a Dutch 'Eerste Divisie "7 December" Sleeve Shield, Dutch Cap Badge, Japanese Collar tab, TNI Collar tab and Garuda Pancasila tinnie!
Dutch 'Oorlogsherinneringskruis' (1940-1945 War Cross). The cross is complete with its original confectioned ribbon and 4 bars. Nice example in good condition!
Nice slightly mismatched pair of Dutch Belt Loops (Koppelpassanten). Executed in natural coloured smooth brown leather. One D-ring is nicely marked with a 'CM' marking (Centraal Magazijn) and dated 1927. Nice original belt loops in good used condition!
Dutch Officer's Boots (Officiers Laarzen). This is a nice quality privately purchased pair of, tall, black leather boots. The boots are approximately a size '43'. The boots are in used condition and are showing normal traces of usage. Nice pair of boots!
Dutch M27 Combat Helmet (Stalen Helm Model 27). The helmet is complete with its original leather liner and chinstrap, the liner is nicely 'CM1932' marked. The Dutch Lion helmet plate has been removed as often done during the mobilisation period. Nice helmet!
Dutch Shelter Half (Tentzeil). Nice grey/green coloured example with brass grommets and buttons. The shelter half is not visible marked. There is some staining. Hard to find original shelter half in good used condition!
Dutch Red Hussars 'Kepie'. The red coloured piping in combination with the silver/white coloured cocarde and regimental cypher '3' is indicating that this kepi belonged to a soldier within the 3rd Regiment Hussars (Cavalry). Nice original kepi in good used condition!
Dutch 'Waldorp Cavalier' Flashlight (Zaklamp). Nice original pre-war Dutch flashlight as used by the Dutch army and air-raid services. The black coloured Waldorp flashlights is having a black-out cap. Nice original example in good used condition!
Dutch 'Vliegwereld' 1939/1940 Magazines with many nice photographs and lots of information about both military and civil aviation. Two books with many issues from the years 1939 and 1940, originally bound in a blue spine. Nice and decorative original period magazines!
Dutch 3-Piece Medal-Bar, consisting of a Medal for Order and Peace, a Long Service Medal in Bronze for 12 years service and a Cross for Marching Proficiency. The medals are nicely mounted on a medal-bar. Nice original set in good used condition!
Dutch M27 Combat Helmet (Stalen Helm Model 27). The helmet is complete with its original leather liner and chinstrap, the liner is nicely 'CM1932' marked and complete with label from a soldier within the engineer corps (Genietroepen). Nice original Dutch combat helmet in good used condition!
Dutch 'Buitenmodel' Officer's Overseas Cap (Veldmuts voor Officieren). The cap is having golden piping and a metal orange coloured lion attached. The large sized cap is named to Dutch Officer 'N. ten Have'. Nice original overseas cap in good used condition!
Dutch Red Hussars Sergeant's Rank Insignia. The so-called 'Bananenschillen' were worn on the sleeves, they are showing the red branch colour and silver braid which indicates the rank of a 'Sergeant' within the Cavalry . Nice set in good used condition!
Dutch EM's Kepi Cocarde (Kepie Kokarde). This is a metal example intended for enlisted men. The cocarde is in good used condition, perfect for restoration of an incomplete kepi!
Dutch 'Nederland' Cap-Badge. The brass cap-badge is showing the Dutch lion above the script 'Nederland'. The British made badge is not visible maker marked. Nice original example in good used condition!
Dutch 'Kepie'. The Kepi is having one blue coloured piping and one gold coloured piping indicating the rank of adjutant within the 18th Regiment Infantry. The kepi is nicely maker marked and named to 'C.D.B.van Leeuwen'. Nice original kepi in good used condition!
Dutch 'Schwarzlose M.08' Ammunition Box. The Dutch Army had approximately 2300 Machinge Guns ready for use in May 1940. The box remains most of its original grey paint. Nice example in good used condition!
Dutch 'Oorlogszakboekje' which was the pre-war Dutch Soldier's Paybook. The booklet is named to 'A.W.C. Voeten', he was a member within the 6th Regiment Infantry. The booklet is dated 1940. Complete with regulations on military discipline booklet. Nice set!
Dutch Instruction Booklet for the Compass M22 (Beschrijving en Gebruiksaanwijzing van het Kompas M.22). The instruction booklet was published in 1926 by the 'Royal Military Academy' in Breda. Nice original instruction booklet in good used condition!
Dutch Military Cyclist's Short Overcoat (Wielrijders Jekker). The coat is having period machine-sewn Corporal's rank-insignia and an insignia for a bicycle repairer (rijwielhersteller). Rare and hard to find original Dutch Military Cyclist's Short Overcoat in good condition!
Dutch Military Cyclist's Wooden Clothing Box (Kledingkist). This was a wooden box for personal belongings and clothing. The box is named to 'R.Dros' who was a member within the 'Regiment Wielrijders' (Regiment Military Cyclists). Decorative original wooden box in good used condition!
Dutch Instruction Booklet for Gas Protection (Handleiding Gasbescherming) Part I. The instruction booklet was published in 1938 by the 'Royal Military Academy' in Breda. Nice original instruction booklet in good used condition!
WW2 period Dutch Military Dog Tag (Herkenningsplaatje). Zinc example, complete with original carrying cord. Named to 'Jacobus ...lokker' from Hoorn, his name is hard to read. Nice original example in good used condition!
Dutch 'Buitenmodel' Officer's Overseas Cap (Veldmuts voor Officieren). The cap is having golden piping and a metal orange coloured number '8' attached as intended for an officer within the 8th Regiment Infantry. Nice original overseas cap in very good condition!
Dutch 'Buitenmodel' tunic grouping as intended for a 1st Lieutenant within the Infantry. The grouping is consisting of his large size tunic and matching pair of breeches as found together, made by the tailor 'B.Schoemaker' from 's Gravenhage (The Hague). Beautiful original Dutch tunic!
Dutch 'Sam Browne' Belt (Draagriemstel M.28) and Sword Hangers (Sabeldrager). The Sam Browne was a privately purchased belt & cross-strap set and was worn with the 'Buitenmodel' tunics. Nice set in good used condition!
Dutch EM's Type Backpack M15 (Ransel Model 1915). The backpack is nicely marked and dated with 'C.M. 1918'. The backpack is complete with leather mess-kit straps. Nice original Dutch backpack in good used condition!
Nice pair of Dutch Officer's Belt Loops (Koppelpassanten). Executed in brown leather. The belt loops are both marked with a 'T'. Nice original pair in very good condition!
Dutch privately purchased (Buitenmodel) Greatcoat as intended for a 1st Lieutenant's within the army. The greatcoat is maker marked by a tailor from Amsterdam. Nice original Dutch Greatcoat in good used condition!
Dutch Army Puttees (Beenwindsels). Made of fieldgrey woolen cloth for use with the Dutch combat tunics. The puttees are not visible maker marked or dated, the type of wool dates them from the period in the 30's just before WW2. Nice original set in good used condition!
Dutch 'Luchtbeschermingsdienst' Carton Sign. The sign measures approximately 53 x 21 cms. The white coloured sign shows the in black printed text "Luchtbescherming, Lid van de Blokploeg". Nice and decorative original Dutch Airraid Service carton sign!
Dutch 'Buitenmodel' tunic grouping as intended for an Infantry Sergeant within the 'Geneeskundige Dienst' (Medical Service). The grouping is consisting of his tunic and trousers as found together. The trousers are in heavily used and repaired condition. Nice original set!
Dutch Medic Canteen (Lafenis Veldfles Hospik). The large sized aluminum medical canteen is not visible maker marked or dated. The canteen is complete with its original cork and leather belt-loop stap. Rare and hard to find original medic canteen in good used condition!
Dutch Military Medic Armband (Mouwband Hospik). The armband is nicely marked with ink-markings 'Militaire Geneeskundige Dienst Nederland' (Military Medical Service of the Netherlands). Very rare and hard to find original medic armband in good condition!
Nice pair of Dutch black leather lace-up ankle boots. Dutch soldiers were often asked to bring their own black leather lace-up ankle boots. This is due to material shortages in the Dutch army. The boots are in good used condition, hard to find pair of Dutch low boots!
Dutch black coloured 'Kepie' with plume as intended for the Gala (dress) tunic. The kepi is having double golden piping and one red coloured piping indicating the rank of a 1st Lieutenant. Complete with often missing plume. Nice original kepi in good condition!
Dutch Officer's Sword Belt & Hangers (Sabelkoppel met Sabelketting). This is a nice pre-war blue linnen and brown leather construction officer's sword belt, complete with chain sword hangers. Nice original set in very good condition!
Dutch White Kepi Plume in Carton Tube. White plume of hanging rooster feathers, complete with bronze tulip. The plume is stored in its original carton plume holder. Rare and hard to find original set in good condition!
Dutch Carbine Ammo Pouch (Patroontasje Karabijn). For use with the M95 (Hembrug) Carbine. The pouch is faintly marked. The pouch is regrettably missing its inner divider. Nice original brown coloured pouch in good used condition!
Dutch KNIL (Royal Netherlands East Indies Army) Sergeant's Rank Insignia. The so-called 'Bananenschillen' were worn on the sleeves, they are showing the orange branch colour with golden braid which indicates the rank of a 'Sergeant' within the KNIL. Nice set in good used condition!
Dutch M25 FN Pistol Cleaning Rod (Pompstok Pistool M25). The cleaning rod is nicely marked with the unique serial number '13935' and various Dutch acceptance markings. Nice original cleaning rod in good condition!
Dutch Military M25 FN Pistol Holster (Pistooltas No.1). The brown leather holster is not visible maker marked or dated. Nice holster in good used condition!
Dutch Subaltern Officer's Kepi (Subalterne Officier's Kepie). Nice example having double golden piping, the Kepi is complete with a nice quality hand-embroidered cocarde. Nice example in good used condition!
Dutch Sewing Kit (Naaizakje). Original pre-war Dutch Soldier's sewing kit. The woolen bag is complete with contents including various tunic buttons, see photos. Nice original item in good used condition!
Dutch M95 'Hembrug' Cleaning Brush (Staartstukborstel). The brush is in very good condition. Hard to find piece of equipment!
Dutch pre-war Military Clothes Beater (Kledingklopper). It was used to whisk dust from woolen uniforms. The beater is not visible maker marked or dated, it's complete with leather strings. Nice original period item in good used condition!