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INERT German 1kg B1E Incendiary bomb.The standard German 1kg incendiary bomb dropped on the UK in profusion and the baine of the Civil Defence services. Filled with thermite and made from electron magnesium and intiated by an impact fuze, the I.B. burnt with a fierce heat and intense white light.
This example in excellent condition retaining much of it's original finish with numerous inspection marks etc. Although not dated the waffenampt stamps would indicate a pre/early war manufacture. Would probably disassemble with a little patience and penetrating oil.
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Code: 10231Price: 148.00 GBP
Good Eating - Wartime Dishes.C1942/43 ' Good Eating - Suggestions for Wartime Dishes ' published by Hutchinson based on recipes sent by readers of the Daily Telegraph. Usual unpleasant sounding recipes such as ' mutton mould ' and concentration on energy and food saving tips. Good, clean condition with light marking to covers.
Code: 10230Price: 14.00 GBP
54th Surrey ( Wimbledon ) Battalion Home Guard titles.Printed blue/black on khaki Home Guard shoulder title for the 51st Surrey Battalion, Wimbledon, accompanied by a screen printed Home Guard shoulder title. Both items in good, clean condition with evidence of having been removed from a uniform. Although Surrey titles are amongst some of the more common those from Wimbledon are less common.
Code: 10229Price: 40.00 GBP
Siebe-Gorman CD Respirator Leaflet.4pg, illustrated leaflet giving instructions on the use of the Siebe-Gorman Civilian Duty Respirator ( Mk.II ). This respirator was the most common issue to most members of the Civil Defence. Good, used condition with some foxing, has been folded.
Victory lapel badgeSilver and enamel, pinback Victory badge. Marked ' silver ' to reverse, good clean condition, patinated overall.
LMS Railway ARP ' Gas ' Poster.33cms x 20cms approx. poster issued by the ARP dept. of the London Midland Scottish Railway to warn of the the danger of gas. Printed on heavy weight paper this example is in good condition with some marking and has been folded.
Code: 10226Price: 28.00 GBP
War-time Cookery Booklet - Burnley's War Emergency Fund.1941ed. 96pg Cookery booklet entitled ' War-time Cookery ' , numbered edition with the proceeds in aid of Burnley's War Emergency Fund. Costing 1/- and featuring a comic cover the booklet covered recipes from ' Victory and War-time Cake ' to pudding without eggs. This example has clearly been used and is a little tired with chipping to spine and slightly grubby covers.
Small child's ' Mickey Mouse ' gasmask. More commonly known as the' Mickey Mouse ' gasmask because of it's bright colours and appearance the Small Child's Respirator was designed for young children below the age of 5. It's design was an attempt to make the mask less intimidating for children than the standard mask.
This particular mask made by ' Avon' in 1942 is clean and supple,with all elastics intact, filter manufacturer marked and dated 1942. Box is worn with rubbing to edges, hinges etc.. Good, clean example complete with Min.of Home Security leaflet which is often found accompanying these masks outlining their use.
Comic Postcard - RAF.Comic postcard featuring the work of an unknown artist with a sentimental wartime subject. Message to the reverse. Good, used condition.
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Code: 10223Price: 7.50 GBP
Dig for Victory Leaflet No.1 - Vegetable Production.1941ed. Dig for Victory Leaflet No.1 ' Vegetable Production in private gardens and allotments '. Early issue leaflet that was replaced with an colour wall plan version, this 8pg double sided, folded leaflet provided a cropping plan and planting table. Good, used condition with some marking and folding.
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