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Home Guard Instruction - No.35 1941 - Miscellaneous Notes-Crete.Home Guard Instruction - No.35 1941 - Miscellaneous Notes, 4 page leaflet largely concentrating on the ' Lessons from Crete ' discussing the tactics, equipment and the relative success of parachute troops. Small section on HG exercises. Ex War Office Library, good, clean condition with minor creasing.
ARP Leaded Lights.This box contained a roll of formed lead strips to be applied to windows to mitigate the effects of blast damage. Comes with tins of adhesive and full instructions, another optimistic wartime product that flooded the market in the early war. Colourful box in rather poor condition.
Invasion Craft - Child's Book.C1943/44 card covered booklet entitled ' Invasion Craft' by C.Maxwell-Smith. One of a series of books concentrating on the various arms of the Allied forces aimed at an audience of young lads. 34pgs of accurate illustrations and sectional views of the majority of the Allies landing craft. Good, clean condition with minor foxing, marking etc.
WW2 Women's Home Defence Badge.Brass and enamel, pinback lapel badge for the Women's Home Defence League. The League was started in 1941 by Dr Edith Summerskill Labour MP for Fulham West London. Women recruits learned basic weapon training and military skills. Manufacturer marked ' Collins, London ' to the reverse and in excellent, bright condition.
Code: 11230Price: 45.00 GBP
Making the Most of the Meat Leaflet.1942 leaflet entitled ' Making the Most of the Meat ', an 8pg gatefold format leaflet ' planning the meat ration for a family of four ' with different recipes for two weeks. Used condition with marking, minor tears and creasing and one tear to page 2 which has left a small section missing ( see photo ). Uncommon leaflet.
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Borough of Maidstone ARP Badge.20mm, gilt and enamel badge worn by members of the Borough of Maidstone ARP department. Half moon lapel fitting to reverse, marked ' Caxton & Co. S.W.1 '. Good, clean condition with bright gilt and undamaged enamel.
Code: 11228Price: 48.00 GBP
Comic Postcard - National Service.Comic postcard by an unknown artist entitled ' National Service '. Probably stems from the pre/early War period where there was a big emphasis on National Service in all sorts of non-military guises, the subject of the card being one ! Good, clean condition, postally unused.
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Code: 11227Price: 8.50 GBP
Lucas Lucas " Masklite " ARP Cycle Headlamp Shield contained in it's original card wrapping. The steel shield was designed to fit into existing cycle lamps to restrict the beam of the lamp to match the War time lighting restrictions. Shields generally in ,clean condition, wrapper with light marks and minor creases from storage.
Code: 11226Price: 20.00 GBP
Women's Land Army badge - Economy Issue.Die-stamped brass and enamel pin back Women's Land Army badge. This is the economy version that was created in an effort to save brass. Good, used condition with bright gilding with some small areas of patination.
Code: 11225Price: 18.00 GBP
Within the Island Fortress No.4 Mechanised Transport Corps.Within the Island Fortress - the Uniforms, Insignia & Ephemera of the Home Front in Britain 1939 - 1945 No.4 The Mechanised Transport Corps (MTC) by Jon Mills. 36pg,full colour illustrations throughout, soft cover. Now out of print and one of the less easy volumes to acquire
Code: 11224Price: 16.00 GBP
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