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Surrey Militaria evolved from my passion in history during my childhood years and beyond, progessing to both buying and selling of objects/ items of military importance and interest.

Please take the time to browse through the site and shop where you will find a variety of miltaria including British, German and Japanese items from WW1 and WW II

Whilst specialising in rare photographs, paperwork and postcards you will see the range of cloth, medals and badges is also excellent.

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9 crt Gold Women's British legion Badge A 9 crt gold women's British legion badge named to Mrs Taylor Lloyd May 1938 in fine condition .
Memorial Card for Fallschirmjager KIA Crete May 1941 A memorial card for lieutenant Ludwig Melder killed in action on Crete 20/5/41 ,the card has been creased in the past but in general good condition .
Wartime Postcard Image of German Sailor A standard postcard image of a young German sailor during wartime . Good condition for its age and has been removed from an album.
1939 Gegen England A German book titled 1939 gegen England( 1939 against England) published in 1940 ,its in amazing condition . It tells about Germany's war against England pre may 1940, covering the air and naval campaigns with some great photos.The book itself is complete with no damage its 70 years old and rare to find a copy in England.
A 14/15 Star to Seaforth Highlanders A untouched 14/15 star to 968 Pte George Mc cook Sea Highlanders, a very low number medal with original ribbon .George was in the 6 th battalion when arrived in France 1/5/15 he joined up in 1911 and spent 280 days in France and was discharged in 1916 ,I would image he was wounded .
A Clean Copy of Military Swords of Japan 1868-1945 (Fuller) A copy oft he book Military swords of Japan 1868-1945 by Richard Fuller and Ron Gregory first published in 1986 hardback addition a must for all Japanese sword collectors. Two small nicks in the dust over .
A Copy of the Alder Dated April 1940 This is a Early wartime Alder in good condition April 1940, it features articles on the invasion of Norway ,air battles with the RAF plus a large section on the Heinkel Fighter at never went into mainstream production because the Luftwaffe adopted the ME 109.
A copy of the Alder Dated June 1941 This is a copy of the Alder dated June 1941 and is in good condition. It Features articles on the air war in North Africa the attacks on Tobruk by Stukas plus a night operations over England during the Blitz's.
A Matching pair of intelligence Corp Collar Dogs A matching pair of metal Queens crown intelligence corps collar dogs with slip pins .
A Metal Party Cap Eagle A metal party cap eagle with all its pins and still with a good finish .
A Pair of A.R.P. Bicycle Lamps A black pair of unused A.R.P bicycle lamps in their original box , they are in brand new condition but the box is ripped and showing its age .
A Photo of a Stug Crew This is a image of what appears to be a decorated Stug crew.It shows them wearing Sturmartillerie uniforms and probably dates from 1943. Measures 9x6 cms
A Portrait Photo of Young German Pilot 1944 A postcard size portrait image of young German pilot dated 1944 that has been removed from an album in the past.
A Postcard Image of a Panzermann A Panzermann photo on postcard format wearing black Panzer uniform and has also been decorated with the Iron Cross 2nd Class. Measures 9x 10 cms.
A Rare Jigsaw Puzzle of HMS Hood This is a rare complete 180 piece jigsaw puzzle featuring HMS Hood it's made by ( the Betall Games Co) probably dating from the mid 1930s . The box is in great condition with slight foxing no rips or creases.
A Small German Police Badge A small aluminium German police badge with its pin showing some shows of age .
A Willrich Postcard of General Meindl A postcard by the German wartime artist Willrich of General Meindl, he was one of the oldest Fallschirmjager commanders and his first jump was over Narvik and later Crete being badly wounded.He later fought in Russia and Normandy.The card is in good condition
A Willrich Postcard of Hauptmann Delica An Original postcard of Hauptmann Delica who was decorated with the Knight's Cross in May 1940 for his bravery in the assault on the Belgian Fortress of Eben Emael.
Adler in English May 1943. A rare copy of the Luftwaffe's magazine Adler in English . Dating from 4th May 1943 covering various features on the war and the cover depicts Kurt Tank the designer of the FW190. The magazine is in great condition .
American Soldier With Japanese Flag This is a large image of an American soldier(Larry Mattes) holding a captured Japanese anti-aircraft flag from the Attu islands in September 1943 . The photo is in good condition and measures 26x21 cms.
ARP Signs Two ARP signs cast in aluminium in good condition maker marked
Bevo HJ Sports Vest Emblem A bevo woven Hitler youth/BDM sports vest emblem as also used on the arm of the BDM girls suedette jacket. In used condition .
Blitz Red Cross Group This is a Blitz Red Cross Group in nice condition to Miss Edna P Pursey badge number 16341. It comes with efficiency certificate dated 15/8 /1941. There is a photograph of Miss Pursey and 6 red cross awards. Further research reveals that Edna mother was killed in the blitz on 8/ 9/1940 in Woolwich
Boxed First and Second World War Medals A group of 3 boxed medals to Mr Rice of Fulham from his WW1 service in the RA and his WW2 service probably in the home guard . The medals are in prefect condition and have never been worn the boxes are sound .
Britain's Model Soldiers These 3 lead soldiers with plastic accessories mounted in there original packaging.They depict a Guardsman ,Beefeater and life Guardsman from London .The toys were made in England in the 1960s and are very good condition.
British Army Enemy Vehicle Recognition Book Dated 1943( Fresh Target) This is a British army Enemy vehicle recognition book titled (Fresh Target) dated 1943 direct from a 8th army veteran in good order getting hard to find .
British MK11 Netted Steel Helmet 1939 An untouched British steel helmet dated 1939 with its original camo net and comes as found .The liner is complete with chin strap that appears to be named .
British Trench Watch With Engraving A ww1 british trench watch with engraving to the reverse its been worn in France through the conflict and is in working order but is 100 years old and this must be remembered when purchasing and is really for display but a fine piece of history .
British WW1 Sliver Ring A rare British First World War sliver ring with the slogan (Come Back Victorious ) cast on it ,never seen one of these before Maybe a one off a unique piece of history.
China WW1 British Tank Model (Edinburgh ) A WW1 crested Edinburgh China tank model , the tank itself is named Donner and Blitzen then states ( model of British tank as first used by Britsh troops at the battle of the Ancre Sept 1916 .In great condition .
Dieppe Landings Photos August 1942. These are 19 German Propaganda photos of the failed Dieppe landings of 19 /8 /1942 .The images are in good condition and are quite graphic in nature. Rare photos and hard to find.
Dublin Fusiliers Postcard A Dublins Fusilier postcard dating from 1907 with slight damage to the corners but retains good vibrant colours a rare postcard .
Fallschirmjager Grave marker (Russia) Fallschirmjager Grave marker (Russia) An image of a grave marker showing the names of ten fallen Fallschirmjager from a machine gun unit on the Eastern front . Dated January 1942,it is a small photo but the names are clearly visable and so can be reseached. Measures 6x6 cms.
Fallschirmjager Photo A clear image of three paras probably outside their barracks. It shows helmets and jump camo smocks and two are armed with P08s.Measures 6x7cms
Fallschrimjager Wearing Helmet A clear image of a young para wearing a helmet the decal is clearly visible and the photo itself has no tears.Measures 9x6 cms.
Fascist Veterans Card An Italian first world war veterans card issued by the Fascist Government to Giuseppe Garlaschi and he served from 1915 to 1918 and the card is stamped in Milan.
First War Tommie With SMLE A photographers card image of a first world war Tommie with his SMLE and ammo bandolier.He appears to be a member of the cavalry and the photo was taken at Farnborough
First WarTank Photo This a rare photo of a British mark1 tank.The photo was taken by the Germans during ww2 ,these tanks were sent to the Baltic Republics in 1919 to assist the white Russians in their struggle against the Soviet forces, the tanks were later put on display.Measures 10x7 cms.
Four German Naval Postcards These are four postcards ,three of which are from WWI and the other WW2. All to one man who served on the S.M.S . Regensburg a light cruiser ceded to France in 1920 and later recaptured by the Germans in 1940 and final scrapped in in 1944. Please view the photos.
German Army NCOs Bevo Eagle A Bevo eagle on an original felt backing in great condition never has been on a uniform , Please view the photos.
German Army Officers Eagle A officers army eagle for dress uniform with original backing.
German Camouflage Photos Three photos of German troops wearing camouflage uniforms ,the images were taken in the Crimea during 1944,represent the uniforms being adopted by the Army at that late stage of the war.Measures 9x6cms
German First World War Sweet Heart Brooch A German sweetheart brooch dating from the First World War in fine condition
German Mediterranean Portrait Photo A postcard sized image of a young German service man in tropical uniform . The card is dated 5/11/1943.
German Officer (1918) with Gas Mask A postcard sized photo of a German line officer, taken in Flanders ,January 1918,the image shows him with helmet,parade bayonet and gas mask around his neck,he also has been decorated with the iron cross 2nd class.
German Officers Bullion Breat Eagle A used officers bullion breast eagle in good aged condition with orginal backing still in place .
German Pass to Enter Athens This is a rare Ausweis or military pass for a single Soldier to enter the city of Athens.It is dated the 28th May 1941 only a month after the start of the occupation the document is in good condition.
German Policeman (France 1940) German Policeman (France 1940) A small photography of German Field policeman the image was probably taken in France May 1940,it shows him wearing his Feldgenarmerie gorget and helmet with goggles.Measures 5x5 cms
German Propaganda Newspaper This is a German First World War propaganda newspaper in different languages showing the signs of its age. It features various articles on British POWS, war posters,Fokker Dr1 and German military Leaders. Dates from around 1918 ,please ask for more pics.
Glass Slide Negative of Aussie Lancaster Crew A rare glass slide negative of a Aussie Lancaster crew on there return from air raid it's not dated but probably form 1944 an orginal press image.
Group of Ten Photos from the Battle of France These ten photographs on the original mount which has been removed from an album. The images show various scenes from the battle of France with some exceptionally rare photographs of a wrecked RAF airfield The image of the Bristol Blenheim clearly shows its recognition lettering so further research could be completed. Average image size are 10cmX7cm
HMS London Silk Ribbon A length of silk ribbon about 2 feet long with HMS London painted on it probably dating from the first world war. I would imagine it was a table dressing or a presentation item.
Imperial Japanese Battle Flag This is a veteran acquired Japanese battle flag made of a course hessen material , with some small holes but not much fading . A rare item and from a British vet source . Measures 92 x 43 cms great display size.
Indian General Service Medal Afghanistan Bar 1919 Indian General Service medal (Afghanistan NWF 1919) bar named to M2-181989 Pte H Bradbury RASC in fine condition with orginal ribbon .
Italian Fascist party members card An Italian fascist party members card brought back by a British soldier as a souvenir in good general condition with average wear for its age.
Japanese Good Luck Flag A veteran sourced Japanese good luck flag in excellent condition with some slight staining but still with its corner tags and strings but with general age related wear .
Japanese NCO with Sword This is a good original photo of a Japanese NCO with sword and nambu holster. It was probably taken in China during the late 1930s.
Kit Inspection Handkerchief Dating From 1930s A kit inspection handkerchief dating rom 1930s showing new recruits to the Welsh Guard on how to prepare their kit ,in good condition with slight staining .A very rare item.
Large Photo of a German Dispatch Rider This is a posed photograph of a german despatch rider probably on the Eastern Front. The image shows him posing with a cigarette with rifle and equipment next to parked mecedes lorries Measures 18cmX13cm
Large Press Photo of a Centurion Tank This is a large press photograph of a centurion tank. It measures 25 X 27 cm. It is not dated but it is marked on the back with "headquarters Northern Army Group". The photo dates from the 1950s. It has a small tear and minimal curling. Please view.
Luftwaffe Cloth pilots Badge Luftwaffe cloth pilots badge later war production and in fine condition.
Luftwaffe Feldwebel This is a postcard sized image of a Luftwaffe Feldwebel from a flak unit. He is dressed in great coat, helmet and is wearing a PO8 holster. Good clear image
Luftwaffe report on Merston ,West Sussex This is a Luftwaffe reconnaissance report on Merston ,West Sussex. It is dated 15/8/1940, it mentions it being 20KM from Portsmouth and has an additional date of 12/8/1940. This looks as if the paper has been removed from a folder at some stage
Memorial Card for a Fallschirmjager This is a memorial care to a 23 year old paratrooper Franz Hofbauer KIA on the 17th Feb 1945. He is wearing his forage cap and jump smock- no rips or tears to the item
Military Medal Group Court Mounted A court mounted MM group to138464 GNR.Frank Carter RFA in fine condition also his Second World War service in the special constabulary .
Motor Torpedo Boat 452 Photo Group These are 4 photographs with a paper clipping from MTB 452. 2 of the photos were taken on May 1st 1945 with the remaining being taken on VE day. The paper clipping describes an action with German E boats and was removed from the newspaper in 1960 by the veteran. The images are small and sized as 6 X 4 cm- please ask for any further information
Music Sheet of DAK Panzer Rollen in Afrika Vor A rare original music sheet of the matching song (Panzer rollen in Afrika vor) in good condition with slight foxing to the edges but otherwise in fair condition for its age .
Officers Sliver Eagle This is a Officers/NCOs bevo woven silver eagle on a wollen backing ,the item is in very good condition.
Old Contemptibles Assocation Reunion Pamphlet An old Contemptibles Association reunion pamphlet dated 1953 it's the order of service from the gathering a rare item.
Original Willrich card of Feldwebel Valtiner This is a willrich card depicting Feldwebel Valtiner on winning his Knights cross in 1942. The card itself is in very good condition with no rips or tears,but with slight stains. Please view the photos.
Pair of British 4 th Infantry Div Patches A matching pair of 4th infantry division shoulder patches in good condition .
Party Members Card A Nazis party members card dating from Jan 1942. The card itself is filled in with payment stamps from 1942 until 1944 getting harder to find in this condition.
Photo From The Dambusters Film This is a rare air to air photo taken during the filming of the 1956 film of "The Dambusters". A fine image, large format and measures 25 X 20cm
Photo of a KV 2 A abandoned Kv2 this is a great image showing the size of this machine. It sported a 152mm howitzer and was named the Dreadnought by its crews ,later used by the Germans. Measures 6x6 cms.
Photo of German Soldier with Zundapp Motorcycle A nice image of a German soldier on a Zundapp 750 motorcycle ,I think the photo was taken in Greece ( Crete ) in 1941 and shows good detail of the bike .
Photograph of a Vickers Gunbus This is an original German image of a captured British vickers gunbus. It was probably taken in the early part of 1916. it was forced down behind German lines and shows German soldiers inspecting the airplane measures 12 x 10 cm
Photograph of Goring A good image of Herman Goring inspecting Luftwaffe flight crew.The photo was probably taken on the channel front during the winter of 1940, On agfa paper.Measures 9x6 cms
Photograph of Zundapp combination Motorcycle A rare photograph of a Zundapp combination Motorcycle with clear markings on the side car. This was used by the Feldgendarmerie (military police) and probably taken in Russia Measures 9 X 6 cm
Photograph Pfalz Scout Aircraft This is an original photograph of a Pfalz DIII with what I believe to be ground crew. This photo was probably taken in 1917 and clearly shows the weight loading stencils on the fuselage and the rigging/ Struts. It is mounted on a piece of staff cardboard and has some tears at the bottom of the photo, but this does not detract from the immense detail of the image
Photograph Western Front This is a press photo taken at the Menin road, Ypres. It shows hundreds of wounded German soldiers passing through a dressing station after the successful combined attack by the British/ Australian/ south African troops on Sept 20th ( probably 1917). It is noted that all casualties were treated with as much care as the British wounded. On large format measures 21 X 16 cm and was issued by fleet street. The photo has some creases but this does not detract from the image detail
Polikapov Fighter An image of a wrecked Polikapov I-16 (Rata) taken on the 1/8/1941 at airfield over run by the German forces in the early stages of the war in the east.It has been removed from an album and measures 9x 6.5 cms.
Polish Sweet Heart Badge A unique Polish sweetheart brooch featuring a miniature Spitfire mounted on a bakelite red and white background in fine condition .
Portrait of Knights Cross Winner A portrait image postcard size of a Fallschirmjager Knights winner the cross has been added later probably because he was KIA and awarded the decoration after death .
Postcard Men of the Western Front A Willrich postcard entitled Men of the western front ( the regimental Commander) .The card is in good condition with no tears.
Postcard of German Troops with Gas Masks A rare postcard of German troops wearing gas masks it is dated 26/3/1916 and is in good condition.
Postcard of German wearing M35 This is a good clear image of a young German soldier wearing a M35 helmet,the card is dated Feb 1940.
Postcard of Hauptmann Joppien A postcard of Hauptmann Joppien a Luftwaffe fighter pilot with 70 kills he was awarded the Knight cross with Oak Leaves and killed in action on the 28/8/41 on the Russian Front. No rips or tears
Press Photo of a Spitfire in Italy A press photo of a Spitfire in Italy probably 1943 Photo has 3 holes where it has been stored in a ring file.Measures 26x20 cms.
Press Photo of an Abandoned Marder A fine clear image of an abandoned Marder probably taken in Italy in 1944 , its a famous press photo which I brought from the tank museum A number of years ago. Measures 11 x 9 cms .
Press Photo of German Paratroopers in Southern Italy An original press photos of a Para unit fighting in southern Italy or maybe Sicily in fair condition and printed on a large format .
RAF Pocket Book Dated 1937 A Royal air Force pocketbook dated 1937 former owner was flight lieutenant W K Walker 85860 in great condition further research is needed
RAF sweetheart brooch Pre,war RAF sweetheart brooch in sterling sliver
Rare Female Aviator Sanke Card ( 1917)' A rare Sanke card representing a female aviator dating from the early 1917 ,these were published in Berlin normally depicting Germany's first war world flying aces .Shes actually wearing a bayonet on her belt .
Rare Glass Slide Negative of Bob Stanford Tuck 1941 This is a rare glass slide negative of Bob Stanford Tuck taken in 1941, working with his armourers and standing in the wing if his hurricane. A unique image of one of the leading fighter aces from the Battle of Britain.
RFC Postcard A early royal flying corps postcard probably dating from the early part of the conflict in very good condition
RFC Trench Art Pin Box Dated 1917 RFC Trench art pin or trinket-box, dated 30/03/1917and dedicated to Muriel. It is made from aircraft aluminium and looks to be a piece of propellor or wing strut. Emblem on top has been refixed but this has been well completed. Slight cracking to due to age. A lovely piece
Richthofen Book( The King of the Air) A book on the life and career of the red baron,it was published in 1937 in German and is fair condition with no missing pages. But it looks as if a child has drawn around the photo of the Fokker triplane but is does not detract from its collectability.
Royal Artillery Medal Grouping Royal Artillery Medal Grouping to Mr C Rigg of Tranmere, Cheshire. He served with 59th (4th W. Lancs) Medium REGT, Royal Artillery. this grouping contains his boxed medals, France and Germany star, book on its regimental history and his medal entitlement form. All in good condition.
Royal Flying Corp Silk A genuine RFC silk or small table cover direct from the family and was made by the great grandmother for her husband whilst he was serving in France .In fine condition but may need a press with slight blemishes.
Royal Flying Corps Postcard A postcard of a RFC sergeant shows him wearing a maternity flying tunic its a good clear image with no damage.
SA Arm Band An SA arm in aged condition with slight staining but complete with no rips or tears.
Sliver Wound Badge An untouched sliver wound badge retaining a good overall finish ,no maker mark or damage
Small Sweetheart Brooch ( Ox & bucks) A small Ox & Buck Light Infantry sweetheart brooch probably dating from WW1 .
Solid Sliver ARP Badge Solid silver ARP badge hallmarked in London about 1938. good condition
SS Funeral Photograph A photo of an waffen ss funeral taken in Norway in July 1940. Measures5x4 cms
Storm troopers wearing gas masks This a rare image of German front line infantry wearing gas masks, It is on a post card format, the card is a little grubby at the edges due to its age
Tank Corps Christmas Card Dated 1917 A tank corps Christmas card dated 1917 in fabulous condition considering its age with slight staining and scuffing this item deserves further research
Three French First War Medals These 3 French first world war medals in good worn condition with original ribbons very nice looking decorations .
Trapezoid Eagle for the M43 Cap A used Trapezoid eagle and cockade probably for a M43 cap in fare condition .
Trench Art Tobacco Tin to East Surrey Regiment A trench art tobacco tin engraved to the East Surrey regiment it's made from a German shell case dated 1910 a genuine piece of history with a story to tell.
Tribute To The Fallen (Willrich) This is a tribute memorial booklet to the German war dead and motherhood with illustrations by Willrich. A rare item dating from 1941.
Unissued Anti Aircraft Command Patches An unissued matching pair of orignal Anti Aircraft Command patches these were purchased from a WW2 veteran .
Willrich Card Featuring Feldwebel Arpke This is an original willrich card of Feldwebel Arpke who won his Knights cross leading his assault squad and securing the bridges over the Albert canal in May 1940. The card is in good condition with no rips or tears
Willrich Pamphlet ( May 1940 ) This is a Pamphlet sized drawing of Feldwebel Jacob who with his Reconnaissance squard penetrated 23 kms behind the Maginot Line in May 1940 and was awarded the Knight cross for his actions. It is in good condition with no rips or tears.Measures 21x15 cms
Zeppelin Postcard L15 This is a British postcard celebrating the downing of L 15 on 1/4/1916 in the Thames Estuary. It was shot down by AA guns at Purfleet Essex the crew being taken POW.The card is dated 24/11/16 from a member of the Royal Engineers to his family in Kent. Good overall condition.