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Careless Talk Costs Lives poster by Fougasse.
One of the series of eight posters published by the Ministry of Information under the title of ' Careless Talk '. Designed by Punch cartoonist ' Fougasse ' the pseudonym of Cyril Kenneth Bird, this poster features the strapline ' Be Careful What You Say & Where You Say It '.
This poster is generally in excellent condition, toned overall with some very minor foxing and marking to one corner . Approx 20cms x 20cms.

Code: 10014Price:


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Wartime Child's Toy Helmet.
Pressed tin, child's toy helmet. These items were popular during the early part of the war and this example is in excellent condition, retaining it's original elastic strap although now with a tied repair and ' tired ' elasticity

Code: 10013Price: 48.00 GBP


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' Blackout ' Card Game.
' The topical game of Blackout ' - loosely based on whist with suits including ' Blackout Fashions, searchlights, silhouettes and black out views ' with the Black out card. Complete set with instruction sheet and conatined in it's original box. In excellent, clean condition complete with instruction sheet.

Code: 10011Price:


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WLA six year armband.
Embroidered cotton on felt WLA armband for six years service with additional applied diamonds for a further one year and six months service. This example in excellent, used condition and as is typical with these armbands slightly mis-shapen.

Code: 10010Price: 65.00 GBP


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Wartime Spitfire Badges.
Gilded alloy Spitfire badges. Cast manufacture with a stud fixing to the reverse with the word " Spitfire " in relief across the wings. Good condition.
Several Available.

Code: 10009Price: 15.00 GBP


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WLA Shoulder titles.
Matching pair of embroidered shoulder titles for a member of the Womens Land Army. Originally designed to be slipped over the epaulette of the great coat. Good, used condition with contemporary repairs to retaining band.

Code: 10008Price: 28.00 GBP


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Wartime Economy Masonic Jewel.
A plastic Steward's Masonic Jewel issued in 1945 by the Royal Masonic Institution For Girls. Manufactured by the London Assn. For the Blind plastic was chosen because of the shortages of precious metals, enamels etc. In good overall condition, slightly grubby ribbon.

Code: 10007Price: 20.00 GBP


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Tanks at War.
48pg booklet, part of the Bernard's ' Key Guide ' series ' for the use of Home Guards ', Tanks at War shows a series of outline sketches with information for tanks of all nations. Good, used condition with some foxing and creasing.

Code: 10006Price: 18.00 GBP


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WLA gilt and enamel tie pin.
WLA gilt and enamel tie pin probably manufactured by W.O.Lewis, B'ham. Tie pin was not official issue but could be bought from the WLA shop. This example fresh and bright.

Code: 10005Price: 28.00 GBP


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National Flour bag. - variation.
Paper bag for National Flour. National Flour was a blend of flour introduced by the rationing system ensuring that flour was produced to a national standard with a far higher level of wheatgerm than normal. As a result the blend was not as fine as with pre-war standards and retailers were keen to point this out noting it on bags and advertising.
These examples are unused stock from a retailer in Ashby-De-La-Zouch.
Several available.
POSTFREE within UK

Code: 10004Price: 6.50 GBP

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