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  • Cogswell & Harrison shotgun

    Cogswell & Harrison shotgun

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: Cogswell & Harrison, London

    FIR 4136

    Cogswell & Harrison shotgun

  • saw, clandestine

    saw, clandestine

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 19

    Lieutenant Wingfield MC DFC (1898-1989) served as a pilot in the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) during the First World War. He was captured on 1 July 1916 and was a prisoner of war until October 1917 when he successfully escaped from Strohen Camp. As a result...

  • bladder, football, British

    bladder, football, British

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 817

    Football bladde, orange in colour, with inflation nozzle stamped C9.

  • Goggles, AFV issue: US

    Goggles, AFV issue: US


    EQU 4302

    Goggles Pair of protective goggles comprising one-piece detachable clear plastic eyepiece enclosed in a flexible black rubber surround that is fitted with an elasticated olive green adjustable strap.

  • Colt M1903 Pocket Hammerless (Model M)

    Colt M1903 Pocket Hammerless (Model M)

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co, Hartford, CT, USA

    FIR 2687

    The Colt Model 1903 pistol was introduced in response to the commercial success of similar designs produced by FN of Belgium (with whom Colt had a marketing agreement). Designed by John M Browning, who worked for both companies, it was a simple but...

  • Cobra Mk1 pistol-carbine

    Cobra Mk1 pistol-carbine

    (Weapons and ammunition)

    FIR 6336

    Cobra Mk1 pistol-carbine carbine & magazine (25) painted olive green, rounded horizontal fore-grip.

  • boots, rubber, anti-gas, small animal

    boots, rubber, anti-gas, small animal

    (Equipment) Made by: Dunlop Rubber Company Ltd

    EQU 2805


  • Boots, foul weather (rubber): Kriegsmarine

    Boots, foul weather (rubber): Kriegsmarine

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 12857

    Naval personnel had to wear warm weatherproof clothing when sailing in cold and damp climates, particularly those serving in the U-Boat arm when on watch duties exposed to all weathers.

  • Strombos Horn, Mk II, connector hose

    Strombos Horn, Mk II, connector hose

    part of "Strombos Horn, Mk II" (Equipment)

    FEQ 847.4

    First World War period British gas alarm horn. By May 1916, Strombos horns were positioned every quarter of a mile along the front line. The compressed air cylinder allowed the horn to be sounded for over a minute in the event of a gas attack.

  • respirator, S6: British

    respirator, S6: British


    EQU 411

    One anti-gas respirator