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Squander Bug poster.37 x 50cms approx poster issued by the National Savings committee featuring one of the iconic WW2 images, the 'Squander Bug'. Originally conceived by the artist Phillip Boydell as the 'Money Grub' the scheme was accepted almost unaltered except for the name. This poster was an adaptation by another, unknown artist, in an attempt to riducule extravagance and promote saving.
In good to excellent condition with some very minor edge rips and creasing but otherwise an excellent example of a scarce poster.
Code: 10485Price: 235.00 GBP
A.R.P. Luminous Flower Buttonhole Badge.Early war period A.R.P. Luminous Flower Buttonhole Badge for use in the blackout. Still mounted on it's original sales card this scarce survivor still demonstrates some of it's original abilities in the dark. Typical of the plethora of ' ARP ' products that arrived with the early period of the War, many of which were quickly discounted once the serious nature of the conflict became apparent. Original NOS with some storage marking to flower and card.
214 ( 102 Cheshire Home Guard ) AA Rocket Battery Insignia.Printed blue/black on khaki Home Guard shoulder title for the 214 ( 102 Cheshire Home Guard ) AA Rocket Battery Insignia. Active from 1942 this Battery was based in Birkenhead. Good used condition.
N.E.S. Co.Ltd Power Supply War Service Badge.25mm gilt and enamel buttonhole badge for an employee of N.E.S. Co.Ltd Power Supply engaged on War service. Numbered '434' to the reverse and manufacturer marked ' J.E.Beale, Bournemouth '. Good, clean condition with enamel flaw at 6 O'clock position.
Code: 10482Price: 38.00 GBP
Uniforms of the Home Guard - Richard Hunt.1st 2002 ' Uniforms of the Home Guard ' - Richard Hunt. 32pgs,pb. Excellent primer outlining the uniforms and equipment worn by the Home Guard during WW2. Colour and b/w photographs throughout. New Copy.
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Herefordshire War Weapons Week badge. Approx. 25mm tin and celluloid pinback badge for Herfordshire War Weapons Week 1 - 8 March 1941. Manufacturer marked ' Thos. Fattorini, B'ham ' and is in good, clean condition.
Code: 10480Price: 34.00 GBP
January 1944 Edition of the Land Girl.Volume 4, No.10 January 1944 edition of the Land Girl.16pgs with all of the regular columns, county news etc with features on hopes and plans and ' Why you are winning the War .' Has been folded and bears a postage cancellation to the rear cover, rusted staples and in slightly tired condition.
Code: 10479Price: 12.50 GBP
Adolf - sheet music.1939 sheet music for the song ' Adolf ' by Annette Mills and featuring an amusing cartoon cover. Typical of the Phoney War period featuring lyrics ' you toddle off and all your Nazis too ' and ' Adolf you've bitten off more than you can chew '. Good, clean condition with some creasing, light marking and a small tear to spine.
Forest of Dean Warship Week badge.Tin and celluloid pinback badge for the Forest of Dean's Warships Week . Maker marked Thos. Fattorini, B'ham and featuring, more unusually a submarine. In good condition, some very minor foxing and light corrosion to reverse.
Code: 10476Price: 32.00 GBP
Dig for Victory Leaflet No.14 Drying, Salting, Pickles, Chutneys. 1942ed. Dig For Victory Leaflet No14 Drying, Salting, Pickles, Chutneys. Standard 4pg pamphlet issued by the Ministry of Agriculture in this case advising on the differing ways of preserving garden produce. Good clean condition.
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