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On the 6th march 1942 i became a dispatch rider group d class with an increase in pay, moving then onto largs in scotland to become a part of 78dr section 1st army signals. Make offer vintage ww2 british army issue soldiers distressed leather jerkin jacket size 38 vintage ww2 army issue belstaff dispatch riders motorcycle coat jacket size xl. Despatch riders bag an original wwii era canadian dispatch free delivery scoyco tank bag best ing for despatch ww2 british army despatch rider motorcycle pannier bag xs small 42l runner food delivery bag starter specs ww2 wwii german motorcycle bag dispatch rider leather ww2 1944 british army military leather bag satchel despatch. Original british world war ii dispatch rider s helmet. Very large due to its intended use over full field gear, id estimate a size 4550 or so i usually wear a 3842 and its quite large on me, too large and heavy for practical wear.
A tropical coat for a luftwaffe dispatch rider made by peter nolte essen, 1942 functional clothing item of sandcoloured cotton twill, without button fly, closable through an incorporated belt and loops, with corresponding buttons and buttonholes the lower. Hi all, im trying to find out what clothing a british wwi despatch rider would have worn anyone help me. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. In the uk despatch rider is the most common term used for a motorcycle courier. Wwii british female dispatch rider,1942 german dispatch rider in russian poland, 1915.
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Made out of a sturdy rubberized cotton cavalry twill material, the jacket was used during ww2 by. The boots were a high leg and had 3 metal buckles on top plus a reinforced leather toe for protection. Extremely rare 1941 british army dispatch riders coat worn by armed forces to. Ww2 british army puttees repro pair green wool wraps gaiters.
Information during both world wars was on a needtoknow basis, leaving dispatch riders in the dark as to what each message contained. All items shown intend for historical purpose only. A despatch rider or dispatch is a military messenger, mounted on horse or motorcycle and occasionally in egypt during world war i, on camels in the uk despatch rider is also a term used for a motorcycle courier despatch riders were used by armed forces to deliver urgent orders and messages between headquarters and military units. Gst of 5% is applicable on all sales within canada. There are interior leg straps for wear while operating a motorcycle. These are heavy webbing in construction and would lace in the front. Made in 1940s by victory garment manfacturers government contractors. Discover all the extraordinary items our community of craftspeople have to offer and find the perfect gift for your loved one or yourself. Leather is soft and pliable with abrasions across the sweat. Made in black plain leather with three straps on top outside with buckles, height of the shaft is 14 inches. Description genuine, new ww2 rubberized dispatch riders coat made in 1940s by victory garment manfacturers government contractors size 11 height of man 61 to 62. Motorbike dispatch riders the unsung heroes of two world wars. Eastlogue dispatch riders coat 2 face olive second sunrise. New listing good mens vintage ww2 army dispatch rider over motorcycle trousers 1943.
A tropical coat for a luftwaffe dispatch rider made by peter nolte essen, 1942 functional clothing item of sandcoloured cotton twill, without button fly, closable through an incorporated belt and loops, with corresponding buttons and buttonholes the lower ends can be worn as chausses when riding a horse or a motorcycle. Good mens vintage ww2 army dispatch rider motorcycle coat overcoat 1943. British army world war two ww2, wwii dispatch rider s high boots. Dispatch riders dr boots by gse soldier of fortune military.
The jacket is made of lightweight khaki cotton and has a five button front closure. See more ideas about wwii, british motorcycles and vintage motorcycles. Breast of man overjacket 41ins to 43ins sold out size 10 height of man 511 to 60. Several period markings on the interior, heat applied inner seams, a few of which have opened up a bit. Ww2 british canadian cromwell made dispatch riders. Historical leatherwear ww2 leather jackets, tunics and trousers. Nov 04, 2017 despatch riders bag an original wwii era canadian dispatch free delivery scoyco tank bag best ing for despatch ww2 british army despatch rider motorcycle pannier bag xs small 42l runner food delivery bag starter specs ww2 wwii german motorcycle bag dispatch rider leather ww2 1944 british army military leather bag satchel despatch. A motorcycle dispatch rider coat or sometimes known as a rider s wader i believe. Shop online today at soldier of fortune for ww2 reenactment clothing, equipment. For the first time there were lorries heading in a northerly direction packed with british uniforms and. Stewarts military antiques british wwii dispatch rider. A ww2 british dispatch riders long coat 1943 size 8. Jul 23, 2015 riders had to deliver the message via the most direct route, in the shortest possible time.
Motorbike dispatch riders the unsung heroes of two world. This british issue pack was designed with the single pocket to carry various types of ammunition cans and shells in the field. Jacket has the typical inclinated chestpocket and is loaded with amazing details. Rufus, about 7 years ago i was watching a leather british dispatch riders coat with the single pocket. Etsy has thousands of handcrafted and vintage products that perfectly fit what youre searching for. Height of shaft 14 inch with leather sole and steel beetween the soe and heel. Ww2 british army bd battledress 1940 pattern large size 18, 1945. Ww2 british reenactment uniforms, insignia, weapons and much more. A super, complete, 100% original ww2 british dispatch rider coat dated 1945 made in a size 11. These leggings also cover the shins of the rider to protect them from stones and twigs and such on the roads. Bbc ww2 peoples war a few memories of a despatch rider. Good mens vintage ww2 army dispatch rider motorcycle coat. Original 1944 ww2 british motorcycle dispatch rider s coat.
Massive rubberized fabric dispatch riders coat with waistbelt. See more ideas about wwii, world war and world war two. Ww2 rubberized motorcyclists coat dispatch rider genuine nos. Dispatch riders jacket hes a talented boy riders jacket, ww2, british, boys. Vintage 1970s britains ltd ww2 us army dispatch mo. British army ww2 dispatch riders vintage 1943 motorcycle leg. Scarce wwii british army dispatch riders coat in deadstock condition with inner tags left. Im selling my ww2 dispatch on its own without box or instructions. Aug 26, 2016 dated 1948 british army dispatch rider coat. Ww1 british army dispatch riders coat military outfit. The jacket is in beautiful worn condition with nice wear. Mint coat size 8 mint condition have found a large lot of dispatch riders coats all sizes. Memories of a ww2 despatch rider, by douglas chisholm.
Vintage ww2 army issue belstaff dispatch riders motorcycle coat jacket size xl. Some small discolouration in the neck that i tried to get in the photos. The rubberproofed coat, pattern 1942 the coat was introduced in march 1942 to replace the existing motorcyclists protective clothing, which consisted of rubberproofed jackets. A despatch rider or dispatch is a military messenger, mounted on horse or motorcycle and occasionally in egypt during world war i, on camels. Very rare 1944 ww2 british despatch riders coat prev stop play next 1944 ww2 british dispatch riders coat an amazing piece of history measures very approx 51 length when poppers closed 44 chest you can see from genuine image borrowed from the imperial war museum that this is the exact same coat worn in 1944 very heavy rubberproofed, mustardcolored cottoncanvas coat.
Top secret messages could bring dispatch riders right to the front lines. Made out of a sturdy rubberized cotton cavalry twill material, the jacket was used during ww2 by british military motorcyclists to withstand all kinds of weather. From british army uniforms and insignia of world war two, by brian l. Obviously sd jacket and trousers with shirt, goggles of course and either a helmet or soft cap. Starting in 1914, and continuing up until the 1960s, the british royal engineers signal service used motorcycle riders, known as despatch or dispatch riders. Uboat leather deck jacket fall collar ww2 german leather jacket black. Wtt 1944 british military motorcycle dispatch riders coat.
Ww2 collection my personal ww2 collection is for sale, private ww2 collection liquidation price list. Used ww2 british dispatch riders long coat 1943 size 8 ubb. British wwii dispatch rider rubberized canvas coat. British raf ww2 servicing commando beach group heavy duty battledress jacket vtg. Ww2 british canadian cromwell made dispatch riders helmet. A good used ww2 british canadian cromwell made dispatch riders helmet, good used condition, some cracking to the exterior finish, but overall not bad, good liner, makers label present. Gijoe, yes the standard prewar ground sheet was used as rain wear. Leather sole with a steel strip screwed between the sole and heel to avoid damage to the shoe while kicking the starter lever on. South african girls who went to england to join the first aid and nursing yeomanry learn stunt riding to give them balance and confidence in handling their machines. Dispatch rider for sale in uk 36 used dispatch riders. During ww2 british motorcyclist were to be found in all brigades and divisions preforming a variety of different roles from a dispatch rider delivering messages in the royal signals from unit headquarters and royal artillery delivering messages to gun batteries,road traffic duty in the royal military police and a general motorcyclist in most corp passing on urgent.
Based on coats worn by motorcycle messengers during wwii, the despatch riders jacket returns here in a cotton ripstop fabric for a lightweight, casual feel. Unfollow ww2 dispatch riders coat to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. For riders, enlistment as a dispatcher lasted a year, or however long the war lasted. The rubberproofed coat, pattern 1942 the coat was introduced in march 1942 to replace the existing motorcyclists protective clothing, which consisted of rubberproofed jackets and leggings and which had been found to be unsuitable. A dispatch is a military messenger, mounted on horse or motorcycle. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Ww2 british army motorcycle dispatch riders coat, wader. Has leather sides complete with press studs and buckle. Image result for british army dispatch riders british army, khaki pants, image.
Dec 25, 2017 dated 1948 british army dispatch rider coat. British army ww2 british army dispatch riders coat sumally british army53. Height 5 7 to 5 10 breast 37 to 43 i take a size 44 in current repros. Made of rubberized cotton it features a lot of cool details that were useful to the riders. Anyone know what belt, any webbing, footwear, also what sort of. New listing ww2 helmet british dispatch rider 100% original. Ww2 british army bd battledress 1940 pattern large size 18, 1945 read notes. The buttons are a shiny black plastic and are attached with rings. All i can say is that this coat is the closest thing to armor since the 16th century.
This comprehensive page deals with every article worm by officers and soldiers of the ww2 wwii british army. These boots have been made with a rubber dms sole instead of the original leather sole which makes it safer and more comfortable to wear. Ww2 collection price list of my private collection liquidation. Ww2 british raf royal air force tropical uniform coat jacket signals wing j32 j 32 for sale here is a british ww2 royal air force tropical sergeants uniform jacket. Very large due to its intended use over full field gear, id estimate a size 4550 or so i usually wear a 3842 and its quite large on. Find dispatch rider from a vast selection of militaria. The fabric is a bit stiff from age but is not crumbling or flaking.
I do not intend nor represent any political views ww2 collection price list of authentic ww2 allied and german military collectibles from my private collection. British army uniform, british uniforms, ww2 uniforms, military uniforms, moda fashion, 1940s fashion, mens fashion, army surplus, world war one. Dispatch riders were issued a special pair of boots and breeches to ride motorbikes during ww2. In the uk despatch rider is also a term used for a motorcycle courier. Enlistment did not fall under the jurisdiction of conscription. A harder set to encounter of raf gear and well dated 1939 with the air ministry markings as well.803 651 928 833 1251 249 634 10 301 224 1177 437 471 462 283 573 42 225 441 9 472 721 786 1204 1048 470 1179 650 800 539 1344 415 166 58 801