French foreign Legion
Uniforms

French Adrian helmet

142FHEL1 - French Adrian helmet. This helmet features the French motif with the RF ( Republic Francaise ). The helmet display a matte steel blue finish with a top central comb. The interior retains its original leather liner and tie string that hasn't been threaded through the liner's holes. Beneath the liner is the size stamp 56. Un-issued. $600. More Photos

FOREIGN LEGION UNIFORM JACKET IN VARY RARE SAHARAIENE PATTERN

134FFLU1 - FOREIGN LEGION UNIFORM JACKET IN VERY RARE SAHARAIENE PATTERN. THE SAHARAIENE STYLE IS USUALLY ATTRIBUTED TO ITALIAN AFRICA BASED UNITS BUT IT WAS ALSO UTILIZED BY SPAINISH MORRACAN BASEDE UNITS AND THE SPANISH FOREIGN LEGION.

OUR LEGIONAIRE HERE COULD BE ITALIAN OR SPANISH WHO SERVING IN THE RSI OR THE ' BLUE' DIVISION FOUND AN ACCOMODATING HOME IN THE F.F.L. POSTWAR, HE IS A SERGEANT-CHEF (3 STRIPES EQUIVALENT TO A COMPANY SERGEANT MAJOR) PARACHUTE QUALIFIED (LOOPS ABOVE POCKET FLAP BUTTON. JACKET HAS INTEGRAL WAIST BELT THAT CAN BE WORN INTERNALLY OR EXTERNALLY. EUROPEAN OR NORTH AFRICAN MANUFACTURE (ALGERIA-MORROCCO-LIBYA). 1946-1963/65 WEAR PERIOD.. METAL-SLIP ON-SILVER METAL RANK INSIGNIA THAT WOULD TECHNICALLY INDICATE 1 REC, 2 REC, 1 REP OR 2 REP BUT SUCH TECHNICALITIES ONLY CONCERN COLLECTORS AND ARE SUPERCEDED BY NECESSITY AND AVAILABILITY IN THE FAR-OFF FIELDS OF FRANCE'S THEN COLONIAL EMPIRE. LEGION ESCUTCHON ON LEFT SLEEVE VIA 4 FRENCH CUFFS/THREAD LOOPS. $650. More Photos

Foreign Legion Caporal-Chef cam para uniform

1203FFL1 - Desert uniform ensemble with kepi for a Leutenant Colonel of the 3 REI ( 3RD Regiment Ètrangére Infantry ). The 3rd REI is the most decorated regiment in the French Army. The ensemble here is of the "Beau Geste" period 1920-1935. Included here are his field service kepi with pale desert khaki cover. His matching open collar tunic with midnight blue collar patches with gold bullion wire grenades with his regiment number 3 and double green pipings. The tunic buttons are Legion brass. His rank worn on the lower sleeve on brown wool reflects his prior service in the First World War. His belt is brown leather with a brass buckle. His khaki breeches and brown leather boots are of very high grade. The popular motoring googles (sun tinted) have seen the rubber cushioning virtually melted and disintegrated (a common and continuous problem with this pattern). An extremely rare ensemble from the Legion's romantic period of Captain Prince Aage of Denmark, Captain Marc Volokoff (former Tsarist officer) and American like Alan Seeger (the poet). $2195. More Photos

Foreign Legion Caporal-Chef cam para uniform

1203FFL2 - Foreign Legion Caporal-Chef camouflage para uniform, beret and beret badge of the 2nd REP para Kolwezi, Zaire 1978 ( see magazine ). This camouflage set is a mint walking-out set in un-issued condition. Accompanying the set is an issue of "ARMS MILITARIA MAGAZINE, Mai 2009 featuring an article on the 2nd REP KOLWEZI. The set comes with the original 2nd REP metal and enameled para badge on a green leather fob with red stitching. This insignia was worn through the buttonhole of the set. Green and red are the traditional colors of the French Foreign Legion. This badge was found in the pocket of the set after the owner brought it to Oakleaf's attention after the set was presented. Kolwezi Camoset with book and addition of original 2 rep badge on legion leather FOB. Rare. $495. More Photos