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Special Constabulary Police Helmet.MkII helmet by Briggs Motor Bodies featuring a blue spray finish with stencilled ' Police ' to front with an overlaid ' SC ' transfer indicating ' Special Constable '. 1939 dated, size 7 MkII liner again by BMB ( Briggs Motor Bodies ). Particularly clean example with only ,minor scratches and wear to rim.
Longbridge - Austin War Production.C1945 ' How Longbridge Spanned the Years of War - 1939-1945 Austin War Production in Pictures .' Landscape format, 52pgs packed with photographs of Austin's war production from gliders to Jerrycans. Excellent reference and one of the more uncommon industrial war histories. Good overall condition with some rubbing and marking to card covers.
General Electric Company ARP Badge.Chrome and enamel lapel badge worn by General Electric Company ARP teams. This style of badge is associated with the GEC factory at Witton, Birmingham who manufactured a wide array of electrical equipment for the Forces during WW2. Horseshoe fitting to reverse along with manufacturer's details ' J.R.Gaunt, London '. Good, clean condition.
Code: 10461Price: 65.00 GBP
WLA Benevolent Fund Bulletin.WLA Benevolent Fund double sided, 4 page bulletin for December 1944. Outlining funding and work undertaken by the Fund. Good, used condition with some foxing.
Code: 10460Price: 10.00 GBP
9th ( Central Newcastle ) Northumberland Home Guard Insignia.An ' arm ' of insignia worn by a member of the 9th ( Central Newcastle ) Northumberland Home Guard. Embroidered Home Guard title, early printed Northumberland district area badge ( St.Oswald's Shield ) and printed ' ND 9 ' area titles which have been padded with card. All items display the same level of wear and have been stuck into an album or display at some time. Good, used condition.
WLA 8 Year Armband.Embroidered, wool on felt, multi-piece construction, WLA armband for 8 years service. This example in good, used condition with some areas of minor moth damage and is one of the less common of the series of armbands available to the WLA.
Code: 10457Price: 65.00 GBP
Scottish Women's Auxiliary Police Corps Badge.Chrome and enamel, pinback Scottish Women's Auxiliary Police Corps lapel badge. Established in August 1939 the WAPC initially provided back up roles such as clerical, driving etc. Later in the War they acquired full police powers. However, by 1945 their numbers only reached 4000 across the UK and they were subsequently disbanded in 1946. Numbered to the reverse and in excellent, clean condition.
Code: 10456Price: 24.00 GBP
Comic Postcard - Women and the ARP.Comic postcard, part of the ' Humoresque ' range entitled ' The women are responding magnificently ! ' showing a couple of wardens in front of a warden's post. Excellent image, postally unused and in good overall condition.
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July 1944 Edition of the Land Girl.Volume 4, No.5 July 1944 edition of the Land Girl.16pgs with all of the regular columns, county news etc with features ' Second Front - The Land Army's Part 'and ' Rural Domestic Economy '. Some light creasing, rusted staples,otherwise in good, used condition.
Code: 10454Price: 15.00 GBP
Your Home as an Air Raid Shelter Leaflet.940ed. ' Your Home as an Air Raid Shelter '. 24pg pamphlet published by the Ministry of Home Security advising on the methods of making parts of the home less vulnerable to bombs, reinforcement of windows, escape routes, blast walls etc. Illustrated with b/w photographs, sketches and diagrams. Good overall condition with some foxing, minor tears, creasing and rusting of staples.
Code: 10453Price: 12.50 GBP
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