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WLA Timber Corps beret badge.The Timber Corps was a seperate part of the WLA formed in 1942, wearing the same uniform as the WLA but with the addition of a beret with a distinctive and unique badge. By 1946 some 6000 women had served in the woods, forests and timber mills helping to replace drafted timber workers and to help to accomodate the extra demand for timber.
This plastic badge is in excellent condition complete with both blades and maker marked 'A.Stanley & Sons, Walsall. Uncommon.
Code: 10400Price: 145.00 GBP
Comic postcard - ARP.Bamforth comic postcard by the artist Tempest featuring a comic wartime scene with an ARP theme. Postally unused but with some soiling and light marking.
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Enamel Cleansing Depot Sign.60 x 30cms approx. steel and enamel Cleansing Depot sign. The cleansing depots were linked to the decontamination sevices and tended to be responsible for the decontamination of vehicles and equipment . Single sided sign with areas of enamel loss and damage. However, all areas of enamel loss have been treated and blackened and the sign looks very presentable. Currently very sought after but priced to accommodate condition.
Code: 10398Price: 225.00 GBP
1939 A.R.P.News.Large format edition of ARP News for November 1939. 30pgs with various articles of ARP interest including ' Firth of Forth ' raids ' , Rescue, clearance and demolition and shelter design. Includes large numbers of period related adverts. Good, clean condition with some minor marking, tears etc.
Code: 10397Price: 16.00 GBP
National Service Lapel Badge.Chrome and enamel lapel badge for National Service with an unknown company. Striking design with a half moon fitting manufactured by H.W.Miller, good, used condition with some surface abraisons.
Code: 10396Price: 38.00 GBP
Worcestershire County Council ARP Warden Warrant Card.Unused Worcestershire County Council ARP Warden Warrant Card. Ink signed by the Town Clerk but with all other details blank.
Code: 10395Price: 15.00 GBP
Patriotic Allied Flags Badge.Moulded plastic pinback patriotic badge featuring a boat with the flags of the Allies as sails. Hand painted representations of the British, French, Russian and US flags. Good, clean condition.
Code: 10394Price: 15.00 GBP
Make Do and Mend Booklet.1943ed Board of Trade Make Do and Mend Booklet. 32pgs offering large numbers of tips to make all types of clothing last longer by care, mending and reworking. Prepared by the Board of Trade for the Min. of Information with a forward by Hugh Dalton. Illustrated throughout with sketches and diagrams. In good, used condition with some minor marking and creases.
ARP Whistle and London Region lanyard.Nickel ARP whistle by Hudson & Co.,B'ham with attached white lanyard. The white lanyard was regulation, when a lanyard was worn, for the London Civil Defence services. Whistle in good, used condition with slightly grubby lanyard.
Wartime US supplied National Household Dried Milk.Wartime tin of National Household dried machine skimmed milk, packed for the Ministry of Food and supplied by US suppliers. In good condition, contents solidfied with minor abrasions to label and some denting to reverse of tin.
Code: 10391Price: 24.00 GBP
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