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CD Rest Centre ' Person in Charge ' Armband.Scarce example of a printed Civil Defence Rest Centre Armband with the additional title for Person in Charge. These ' rainbow ' style official armlets feature a number of official and unofficially sanctioned job titles and are particularly uncommon. Excellent, clean and probably unissued condition.
Code: 10692Price: 120.00 GBP
Air Defence Cadet Corps Sidecap. Uncommon example of the woollen grey/blue sidecar worn by members of the Air Defence Cadet Corps.
The ADCC, planned by Air Commodore Chamier was formed in 1938 with a view to prepare cadets for joining the RAF or the Fleet Air Arm. The Corps were eventually subsumed by the ATC in 1941.
Cap has a chrome and enamel, lugged ADCC badge to the crown and chrome ADCC buttons to the peak. Interior shows signs of wear and a label indicating size, 7 , and the owner's name. Good, overall condition and scarce.
Post D - Some Experiences of an Air Raid Warden.1941ed ' Post D - Some Experiences of an Air Raid Warden ' by John Strachey.
Strachey was a noted left wing thinker and writer and MP later to become Minister for Food in the new post-war Labour government. During the War Strachey served as an Air Raid Warden and this semi autobiographical account of a rescue squad working in London during the Blitz is undoubtedly based on experience.
Good, clean copy with d/w which has some damage to spine.
2nd Leicestershire ( South Leicester ) Home Guard Battalion Titles.Printed blue/black on khaki Home Guard shoulder title for the 2nd Leicestershire ( South Leicester ) Battalion. Good, clean condition with clear evidence of having been removed from a uniform.
On Government Work J.G.G. & Co Ltd Lapel badge.Gilt and enamel, pin back badge for J.G.G. & Co Ltd ' On Government Work '. Manufacturer marked for ' H.W.Miller, B'ham ' to the reverse and in excellent, bright, probably unissued condition.
War Cookery Leaflet No.14 - Vitamins.C1943ed. Ministry of Food War Cookery Leaflet No.14 ' Vitamins '. Double sided leaflet outlining the importance of vitamins and their potential sources.. Good, used condition with some creasing and chips. One of the more uncommon of the series.
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Civil Defence Bomb Reconnaissance Badge.Printed wartime Civil Defence Bomb Reconnaissance Badge. Worn on the left sleeve these badges were to be worn by CD officers who had passed a regional Bomb Reconnaissance course. The BRO's task was to identify and confirm reports of UXBs with visits before assigning the task to RE BD teams. First established in London Region the system was soon extended to the whole country. Initially those successful candidates had worn an armlet with the same design but the badge was authorised in 1944. In good, worn condition. Scarce.
Wartime Valentines Cards - R.A.F. Theme.Wartime Valentines cards featuring an RAF theme and the usual cheesy message to the interior published by Raphael Tuck & Sons, London. Good, clean, unused condition. Several available, priced individually.
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Code: 10685Price: 6.50 GBP
National Savings Group member's badge.Celluloid and tin, pinback badge for a member of a National Savings Group. The badge features a victory V design. In good clean condition.
Code: 10684Price: 24.00 GBP
Dig For Victory Leaflet No.6 Root Vegetables.1941ed Dig For Victory Leaflet No.6 Root Vegetables. Double sided leaflet issued by the Min. of Agriculture dealing with various root vegetables, carrots, swedes, beets and parsnips, descriptions, growing and storing. good, clean condition with some very minor creases etc.
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