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He's a Perfect Little Gentleman - the Swine !1st 1940 ' He's a Perfect Little Gentleman - the Swine ! ' A propaganda booklet published in the form of a poem by Ronald Frankau, a well known satirical comic of the time and illustrated by Laurie Tayler. Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons. Uncommon example of comic propaganda in good, used condition with marking and creasing to covers, slight rusting of staples but clean content.
Code: 10371Price: 54.00 GBP
London Auxiliary Ambulance Service Cap Badge.Scarce WW II embroidered shoulder title," L.A.A.S " in golden yellow within an oval on a blue background worn by members of the London Auxiliary Ambulance Service on the ski style cap. Uncommon.
May 1943 Edition of the Land Girl.Volume 4, No.2 May1943 edition of the Land Girl.16pgs with all of the regular columns, county news etc with features ' Rat Symposium ' and ' a Tractor in Ulster ' . Has been folded and with the residue of an address label to the reverse, lightly rusted staples,otherwise in good, used condition.
Code: 10369Price: 15.00 GBP
ENSA lapel badge.Bronzed lapel badge for the Entertainments National Service Association or ENSA , an organisation set up in 1939 by Basil Dean and Leslie Henson to provide entertainment for British armed forces personnel during World War II. ENSA operated as part of the Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes. Scarce example with pin fitting fitting in good condition with polished highlights.
Code: 10368Price: 58.00 GBP
LDV armband.Official issue 'armlet' for issue to the Local Defence Volunteers. Printed on khaki, this pattern of armband was issued from May 1940 to be worn on the right arm in lieu of uniform. The intially slow delivery was made up for by a multiplicity of home made versions.
This example in good, used condition with unpicking of seam to two corners.
Women's Home Guard Auxiliary medallion. A highly uncommon silver medallion presented to Women's Auxiliary Home Guard members of the 18th Warwickshire (Coventry) Battalion Home Guard. Featuring a stout pin fastening to the reverse and manufacturer marked ' Thos Fattorini, B'ham ' with Birmingham 1944 hallmarks. In excellent condition with light toning overall.
Code: 10366Price: 100.00 GBP
NFS 9 Breast badge - Leicester.Embroidered red on blue wool National Fire Service area 9 breast badge. For wear on the heavy duty NFS tunic. Area 9 covered the Leicester fire force area. In good, used condition with evidence of having been removed from a tunic and some minor moth damage to top l/h quadrant.
Code: 10365Price: 28.00 GBP
Home Guard Drill and Field Service Manual.1941 ed. of 'A Home Guard Drill book and Field Service Manual'
by John Brophy. This manual covers all aspects of squad drill, arms drill and field operations, also includes appendices on the BAR and P17 weapons. John Brophy wrote a number of books for the Home Guard during the course of the war. In good, used condition with marking to covers and some minor creasing.
Code: 10363Price: 18.00 GBP
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, has been folded
Code: 10362Price: 34.00 GBP
Dig for Victory Leaflet No.9 Bordeaux and Burgundy Mixtures.1941ed.Dig for Victory Leaflet No.9 ' Bordeaux and Burgundy Mixtures '. Double - sided leaflet advice, not on the preparation of wine but fungicides ! Good clean condition with minor creasing.
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