WANTED – Militaria

C No 32 MK 4 later called the C No 67 MK 1 rifle scope, made by REL Canada.
C No 32 MK 4 later called the C No 67 MK 1 rifle scope, made by REL Canada.

There are always items that I am looking for. My hobby  is collecting re: Canadian and British military snipers (mainly WWII). (updated 2021-07-20)

 Sometimes a trade or part trade/part cash can be arranged. 

Militaria – This may include uniforms, insignia, equipment, weapons, photos etc.



Genealogy – I am especially looking for the following which were awarded to relatives of mine. I would like to purchase these if available or if they are not available, to at least know the location(s) of these items that are connected with relatives.

  1. Rifle, Lee-Enfield No. 4 MK.I* serial number 28L0844 as it was connected with a family member.

  2. WWI medals, Death Penny, Memorial Cross etc. of Lieut. Earle Walter HUME, 27 Bn. CEF, Died of Wounds 28 April 1918. Family member.

  3. WWI medals, Memorial Cross etc.  of 211141 Pte. Charles Gordon MCKAY, CAMC (Canadian Army Medical Corps) died May 1918. Family member.

  4. 1885 medal (North West Rebellion) and any other medals of Major (ACTING-PAYMASTER) James Robert HEAKES, QOR . Family member.

  5. Medals to Lt. Col. Samuel HEAKES (World War I). Family member. FOUND IN EDMONTON, ALBERTA AND PURCHASED!
  6. Medals to AVM F.V. HEAKES. Family member.



MODEL 1918 sniper rifle scope (also incorrectly known as Pattern 18 scope or P.P.Co. scope)

  • I am restoring a 1917-1918 Pattern 1914 Mk. I* (T) (aka No. 3 Mk. I* (T) sniper rifle that is marked as Australian issue. 
  • I prefer one made by Periscopic Prism Co. Ltd. (PPCo) in UK but would consider one made by the Australian Optical Company (AOC). 
  • Original rings for mounting this scope on a P14 /No. 3 rifle
  • Original scope mounts (the parts permanently attached to the rifle.
  • Scope case for the Model 1918 scope. 
Markings on butt of Pattern 1914 mk. I* Winchester
Markings on butt of Pattern 1914 mk. I* Winchester

Enfield Pattern 1914 Mk. I* stock or whole rifle. MUST be full military configuration and MUST have the factory markings (not sanded) on the right side. 




Canadian soldier with sniper rifle over his shoulder.
Korea – PPCLI sniper with a Long branch No. 4 MK. I* (T) rifle, serial number 80L8xxx fitted with an R.E.L. made C No 67 Mk I scope.

Canadian military Long Branch Monte Carlo style butts (two). Originals wanted. Cheek rest is built into the butt, pistol grip is very pronounced and has a black plastic round bottom cap to extend the grip and there is a rubber recoil pad. There would be Canadian issue markings under the front of the butt grip. There will usually be numbers stamped into the top e.g. 23-C  These are for the 80L8xxx and Scout Sniper Rifles series of sniper rifles. 



"Scout Sniper's Rifle" serial number ASC285 butt. I suspect that it is ASC-85-2) - Al Fraser-Fred Van Sickle picture shown in WITHOUT WARNING p.60 (edited slightly) This rifle is almost identical to the way mine would have looked during WWII. Windmill sight and furniture (wood) for ASC Experimental Sniper Rifle or a better example of the whole rifle.


Original manualARMY TRAINING INSTRUCTION No. 9 THE ORGANIZATION, TRAINING, AND EMPLOYMENT OF SNIPERS     1944”  (I have a reproduction of this) Other original sniper training manuals for Canadian and British armies. 

Original Canadian issue WEBBING scope caps for the C No. 32 Mk. 4 / C No. 67 Mk. I sniper scope. (see illustration at top of this page)

CASE, C. NO. 47 INST. STAND / C. MK. I CGB 4920 – Canvas bag for the folding tripod used with the Telescope, Observing, Sniper’s C MK.I. Would also be interested in spare parts of  the Stand C No. 47 (tripod).

Long Branch brackets for No. 32 scopes. I need two to go with some R.E.L. scopes. 

Any Long Branch sniper rifles, parts for these, special accessories or R.E.L. rifle scopes.

  • Matching sets of Long Branch wood (butt, fore-end and the front and rear hand guards) in very good to excellent condition. To restore some rifles. 
  • LB monogram marked parts in good condition (with screws where such as front sight guards and screws, bands etc. My reserve stockpile is quite depleted. 

Long branch rifles or parts with serial numbers starting “ASE …”, “ASC…”

Long Branch sniper rifles with serial number LOWER than 64Lxxxx. 

Long Branch sniper rifles that are missing the scopes. 


REL Scopes cases 
* REL scope case C No. 8 MK. I (steel)
* REL scope case C No. 18 MK. I (steel, for Lyman No. 32 T.P. Mk. I scope)
* REL scope case C No 8 MK. 2 (canvas)


Bracket Telescope C MK I for telescope C No 67 MK I

R.E.L. made No. 67 MK. I (aka C No. 32 MK. 4) bracket, mount and carrying case. 

ORIGINAL scope caps for Soviet “PU” sniper scope. 

World War I German machine gun M.G. 08 accessories and tools

    • Drain valve under muzzle.
    • Cork plug (even if cork has rotted away) and chain for under muzzle.
    • Fussy bits to improve: 
    • Fusee housing, plain, without wording (I can purchase or trade DWM one)
    • SPANDAU caps with brushes for spade grips (I can purchase or trade DWM examples)
    • Metal cap for oil reservoir on sled mount. There are two sizes apparently. One of my two is a replica. 



World War I VICTORY MEDAL named (on rim) to 2045063 GNR. MICHIEL, FREDERICK JAMES C.F.A. 


“With Riflemen, Scouts and Snipers from 1914 to 1919 by F. M. Crum (1921)



British Army training film circa 1946 “I AM A SNIPER”  Ideally in DVD format but, 16 mm is fine.