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Gloucestershire Civil Defence Tunic.
1941 dated ' Blouses A.R.P.57 ' Civil Defence ' battledress blouse ' style tunic. Size 3 - 5ft 4ins and under Height, Chest 38ins to 40ins and 36-38ins Waist. Clear label indicating manufacture by Prices Tailors Ltd. with WD inspection marks to interior. Warden titles to both shoulders with a CD breast badge above a Gloucestershire area title. Generally good, used condition but with some areas of minor moth damage to front left breast, which would reward some small repairs. Increasingly difficult to obtain original unaltered CD tunics.

Code: 10526Price:


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Baker Perkins Ltd., ARP Badge.
Gilt and enamel lapel badge for Baker Perkins Ltd ARP services. Baker Perkins were an engineering company based in Peterborough working on cordite mixers, followed by machines to make detonators and parts for anti-aircraft guns including the Bofors. Badge with half moon lapel fitting, numbered with manufacturing details of ' Thos.Fattorini, B'ham '. Generally good condition with one small crack to the enamel and some sub enamel marking.

Code: 10525Price: 45.00 GBP


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Land Army Enrolment Card.
1942 Women's Land Army Enrolment Card signed by the volunteer pledging to ' abide by the conditions of the WLA; its good name is in your hands .' Countersigned by the director of the WLA , Lady Denman. Good, clean condition and not commonly encountered.

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The Mercian Maquis
1st 2002 The Mercian Maquis by Bernard Lowry & Mick Wilks. 146pgs ' The Secret Resistance Organisation in Herefordshire and Worcestershire during WW2 'with b/w photos and line drawings. An excellent localised study of the work of the Auxiliary units and Special Duties Section in Herefordshire and Worcestershire with many of the OBs identified and located. Recommended.
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Code: 10523Price:


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Aircraft Identification manual - British Monoplanes.
Part Two ' Aircraft Identification - British Monoplanes ' prepared by the Aeroplane. Manual contains 64pgs with photographs, profiles and text for various aircraft types to aid recognition. Popular amongst most of the Home Front services, particularly the Observer Corps. This example in good, used condition with very light rusting to staples. Stylish covers.

Code: 10522Price: 14.00 GBP


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Comic Postcard - ITMA Wisecrack.
Comic postcard published by Raphael Tuck & Sons entitled ' An ITMA Wisecrack - " It's that man again " ' featuring the catch phase of the popular wartime radio show ITMA used by Tommy Handley and after which the show was named. Good, clean condition.
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Code: 10521Price: 7.50 GBP


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May 1944 Edition of the Land Girl.
Volume 5, No.2 May1944 edition of the Land Girl.16pgs with all of the regular columns, county news etc with features ' Presentation Typhoon ' and ' I am a Rat Catcher ' . Lightly rusted staples,otherwise in good, used condition.

Code: 10520Price: 15.00 GBP


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Lynton ' Blended Chocolate ' Display Bar.
A wartime ' dummy ' or display bar of Lynton's ' Blended Chocolate ' to be used in shop windows/counter displays. With the introduction of confectionery rationing in 1942 the lack of full-cream milk meant that separated milk was used and the result was termed ' Blended Chocolate '. Good, clean condition with a small abrasion to reverse.

Code: 10519Price: 22.00 GBP


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Dig for Victory Leaflet No.17 - Potato Blight.
1942ed., single sided Min. of Ag. leaflet dealing with ' potato blight ' its' diagnosis and treatment. In excellent, clean condition, punched for filing.
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Code: 10518Price: 7.50 GBP


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Civil Defence Wound stripes.
Gold braid on blue wool, Civil Defence, wound stripe. To be worn on the left forearm, this particular pattern indicated a wound sustained during the Second World War, earlier wounds indicated by red braid. Good, used condition. Two available.
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