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ARP Memo No.17 Civil Defence Uniforms.

ARP Memo No.17 Civil Defence Uniforms.

1944 ARP Memorandum No.17 ' Civil Defence Uniforms '. 44pgs outlining all aspects of the use, care and distribution of uniforms for the CD services with tables of scales of distribution, sizing, pattern numbers, and official badges and armlets. Photographic illustrations. Good, used condition, sought after and scarce.

Code: 11618

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Embroidered Civil Defence armband.

Embroidered Civil Defence armband.

Standard pattern Civil Defence' armlet ' as issued from 1940. This example is the less common embroidered pattern as opposed to the more commonly encountered screen printed examples. This example is an over embroidered screen printed type. In good used condition.

Code: 11617

25.00 GBP


Home Guard Pamphlet on Road Blocks and Check Points.

Home Guard Pamphlet on Road Blocks and Check Points.

1941ed. ' Notes for the Home Guard on Road Blocks and Check Points ' 11pg pamphlet with diagrams. Describes the use of blocks, obstacles and mines and the use of ' EL ' vehicle labels. Minor marking but contents clean and legible. Uncommon.

Code: 11616

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ARP ' Warden ' button badge.

ARP ' Warden ' button badge.

25mm Tin and celluloid, pinback button badge for ARP ' Warden '. Good, overall condition with some foxing and very minor corrosion to reverse.

Code: 11615

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ARP handbook No.9 Incendiary Bombs....

ARP handbook No.9 Incendiary Bombs....

1940 1st. ed of ARP Handbook No.9 entitled 'Incendiary Bombs and Fire Precautions'. 59pgs including plans ,diagrams and photographs of incendiary bombs and how to best deal with them. In good, used condition with some minor marking to

Code: 11614

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Womans' Fire Force 16 Breast Badge.

Womans' Fire Force 16 Breast Badge.

Printed breast badge for use by women NFS members of Fire Force 16 based in Lyndhurst, Hampshire. Excellent unissued condition.

Code: 11613

30.00 GBP


Fighting Fires in Crops Leaflet.

Fighting Fires in Crops Leaflet.

1941 leaflet produced by the Ministry of Home Security entitled ' Fighting Fires in Crops '. Increasingly aware of the importance of crops and their vulnerability from incendiary attack the Ministry produced this illustrated leaflet. Good, clean condition, has been folded.

Code: 11612

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ARPS Civil Defence Instructor's Lapel Badge.

ARPS Civil Defence Instructor's Lapel Badge.

Gilt and enamel lapel badge for a Civil Defence Instructor who had trained at a national course level at an Air Raid Precautions School ( A.R.P.S. ) . The distinction between attendance at a national course was made with the award of a gilt badge as opposed to a silvered finish for those attending local courses. Pin back fitting to reverse with manufacturer's marking indicating manufacture by ' H.W.Miller '. Excellent, bright condition and becoming more difficult to acquire.

Code: 11611

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Home Guard Handbook.

Home Guard Handbook.

Good copy of the 'Home Guard Handbook' by John Brophy. This edition was published in 1942 and deals with widespread topics from parachute troops to road blocks and Thompson Gun to 'Molotoffs'. 126pgs illustrated with line drawings and diagrams. John Brophy wrote a number of books for the Home Guard during the course of the war. In good, used condition with some minor marking and creasing.

Code: 11610

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Head Warden / Post Warden (London) Rank Chevrons.

Head Warden / Post Warden (London) Rank Chevrons.

Pair of embroidered ,gold on blue, rank chevrons for the ranks of Head Warden/Post Warden (London), FAP Supervisor and Ambulance Section Leader amongst others.
In excellent, used condition with clear evidence of having been removed from a uniform.

Code: 11609

18.00 GBP