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Forestry Commission - Women's Forestry Service.Chrome and enamel pinback badge for the Women's Forestry Service of the Forestry Commission manufactured by H.W.Miller of Birmingham. The W.F.S. was initially established in 1917 and fulfilled the role that became the Timber Corps . This was a similar story for WW2 when the Forestry Commission started recruiting women for the timber industry from 1940, once again their recruits were largely subsumed by the Timber Corps in 1942. Excellent, clean condition.
Code: 10390Price: 55.00 GBP
Raid Spotters Note Book.The idea of raid spotting was to avoid disruption to vital war production on every siren. Trained spotters would give last minute warnings after a general alert if the raid looked to affect the locality. This booklet is primarily concerned with aircraft identification and contains a large number of silhouettes as well as other aircraft information. Includes sections on incendiaries, first aid and gas. Well used example .
Code: 10389Price: 12.50 GBP
Firewatcher's Armband.Unusual armband for a Fire watcher. Card-backed celluloid disc with ' F.W. ' printed directly to the surface in the manner of an oversize badge. Elastic retainer to reverse for wear on the arm. 75mm.
Code: 10388Price: 35.00 GBP
First Aid in Wartime.1942 ' First Aid in Wartime ' 58pgs designed to provide an appendix to existing British Red Cross manuals dealing with specific wartime subjects, air raids, gas etc. Good, clean condition, minor creasing etc.
Code: 10387Price: 12.00 GBP
WVS Housewives Sevice lapel badge. Chrome and enamel pinback badge for the WVS Housewives Service, Identification.The Housewives Service were members of the WVS who were unable to leave home because of domestic commitments but were trained to help the Civil Defence services in their locality particularly in the care of casualties. Numbered ' 561 ' to the reverse and in excellent, bright condition with undamaged enamel.
Code: 10386Price: 45.00 GBP
1st Brecknockshire ( Brecon ) Battalion Home Guard titles.Printed blue/black on khaki Home Guard shoulder title for the 1st Brecknockshire ( Brecon ) Battalion Home Guard. Scarce title for the Welsh unit which only consisted of two battalions. Good, used condition.
W.O.F. Ordnance Factory Badge.Chrome and enamel pinback badge for use by a worker at as a yet, unidentified ordnance factory. ' Doing Their Bit ' by J.Mills suggests appropriate candidates as either Walsall or Wrexham who had a shell filling and an explosives factory respectively. Numbered to the reverse with the manufacturer's details of ' Thos. Fattorini, B'ham '.Generally bright, clean condition but does have a small section of enamel loss at the 3 o'clock position, uncommon.
Code: 10384Price: 32.00 GBP
Dig For Victory Leaflet No.3 Storing Vegetables for Winter Use.1942ed. Min of Ag.Dig For Victory Leaflet No.3 Storing Vegetables for Winter Use. Description of various vegetable crops and their best conditions for storage. Good,used condition with some marking and creases.
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Ulster Home Guard Shoulder title. Embroidered orange/yellow on khaki Ulster Home Guard cloth shoulder title. This example in excellent, probably unissued condition .
The Wartime Scrapbook - Robert Opie.A fabulous full colour, 59pg Wartime Scapbook by Robert Opie.
The book concentrates on the everyday items of the Home Front particularly packaging, children's games, magazines,comics and posters. Undertaken in Mr Opie's inimitable style with nuggets of information included in the text, a great guide to what is available. Hardcovers.
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Code: 10381Price: 16.00 GBP
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