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Clyde River Patrol Lapel Badge.
Chrome and enamel lapel badge for the Clyde River Patrol. The Clyde River Patrol operated in shifts, searching the Clyde for mines and patrolling the docks. Its 14 launches were manned by volunteers from the Northern Yacht Club, under the command of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Resisting attempts of a takeover by the Home Guard the CRP remained independent throughout the War during which time 1300 people served. A scarce. pin back badge which is in good, used condition with some light surface abrasions.

Code: 10567Price: 65.00 GBP


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Wartime National Savings Voluntary Worker Armband.
Two colour, printed Wartime National Savings Voluntary Worker armband. Probably worn by a volunteer collector or savings scheme administrator when the armband or armlet signified a badge of authority. Scarce.

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Burton Upon Trent AFS Breast badge.
Embroidered cotton on wool AFS Burton Upon Trent breast badge. In good overall condition with obvious indications of having been removed from a uniform.

Code: 10564Price: 40.00 GBP


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The Complete Lewis Gunner.
1941ed. 'The Complete Lewis Gunner' 76pg, illustrated manual by Gale & Polden giving a complete breakdown on the Lewis machine gun and it's operation. Illustrated throughout with diagrams, photographs and fold-out plates. In good, used condition with some marking and rubbing to covers.

Code: 10563Price: 14.50 GBP


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Wartime Cadbury's Toffee Filled Block Chocolate.
Rare survivor ! Complete bar of Cadbury's ' Toffee Filled Block ' chocolate. In it's utility, printed greaseproof paper wrapper which were introduced as a wartime economy measure, it bears the controlled price and product code to one corner. In good condition but cannot vouch for the quality of the chocolate !! Small amount of evidence of worm activity to one edge.

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ARP Memorandum No.11 - Gas Detection & Identification Service.
1944 3rd ed.ARP Memorandum No.11 - Gas Detection & Identification Service. 12pgs outlining the basic principles of gas identification and the duties of the Gas Identification Officer. Good, used condition, slight marking to covers.

Code: 10561Price:


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Early WVS armband.
Early WVS armband , this style of armband was introduced in the summer of 1940 as a standard pattern for the WVS with 100,000 being made by a London company. This example is in good, used condition, slightly marked with issue number inked to reverse.

Code: 10560Price: 35.00 GBP


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Observer Corps Breast Badge.
Pre 1942 embroidered Observer Corps breast badge. Badge worn by the Corps prior to it's granting of the ' Royal ' prefix, replaced in January 1942. Evidence of having been removed from a uniform and in good, used condition. Increasingly uncommon.

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Worcestershire Volunteer Agricultural Camp Lapel Badge.
Brass and enamel, pin back badge for use by members of the Volunteer Agricultural Camps held in Worcestershire. The VACs were set up as part of the Dig for Victory campaign where volunteers were treated to a working holiday particularly at harvest time. Good, used condition with light surface abrasions and one enamel flaw.

Code: 10558Price: 34.00 GBP


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ARP armband.
Printed ARP armband. Black screen print/stencil on cotton with elastic retainers. In , unissued condition . Variation on design ( see item 10102 ). Unissued condition with some marking from storage.

Code: 10557Price: 32.00 GBP

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