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Gas Identification Officer Helmet.

Gas Identification Officer Helmet.

Introduced in 1944 to indicate the specialist qualification of GIO who were to indicate the ' Designation and Identification of War Gases ', many of whom were qualified chemists. They were to be identified by specialist badges and by the provision of a yellow painted helmet. This example, originally a black painted MkII has been hand-painted in yellow with stencilled ' GIO ' in black to front and rear. Helmet has a size 7, MkII liner by Briggs Motor Bodies. In good, used condition with the usual chips and abrasions with some loss of stencilling.

Code: 11698

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City of Salford Air Raid Wardens lapel badge.

City of Salford Air Raid Wardens lapel badge.

Brass and enamel pinback lapel badge for the City of Salford Air Raid Wardens Corps. Manufactured by the Caxton Plate Co.of London. Badge in excellent, bright condition with undamaged enamel.

Code: 11697

55.00 GBP


Objects Dropped From the Air - Addendum No.2.

Objects Dropped From the Air - Addendum No.2.

1942 Ministry of Home Security ' Objects Dropped From the Air - Addendum No.2 '. Covers new type of incendiary bomb ( French I.B. ), Modified nose of 1kg I.B. ( Steel nose ) and the Incendiary Bomb Container AB 500. 4pgs with b/w photographs and diagrams with explanatory text. Hs been folded with light marking and creasing.

Code: 11696

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Gas Indicator - For Detecting Exploded Bombs.

Gas Indicator - For Detecting Exploded Bombs.

Carbon monoxide detector for use in detecting whether bomb entry points conceal a camouflet ( where a bomb has exploded underground without producing a crater ). The kit contains a metal case which would contain a disc of paper which had previously had a drop of Palladium Chloride solution applied. The metal case would be lowered via string into the hole and if when returned to the surface, the marker paper had darkened, carbon monoxide is present and the crater should be treated with caution. Kit contains case, rubber packer, spare discs and a now empty phial in a protective case and instruction sheet. An essential part of the bomb reconnaissance officer's equipment.

Code: 11695

75.00 GBP


Boxed Silver ARP badge - Man.

Boxed Silver ARP badge - Man.

Silver ARP badge in original card box of issue. Badge with man's horseshoe lapel fitting in unissued condition, patinated overall with it's greaseproof packet. 1939 London hallmarks. Box in good, clean condition with light rubbing to corners and edges.

Code: 11694

28.00 GBP


Head Fire Guard shoulder titles.

Head Fire Guard shoulder titles.

Embroidered orange on blue shoulder titles for 'Head Fire Guard'. Authorised for wear in 1942 these were superceded by the white on blue titles after the Fire Guard reorganisation in 1943. Clean unissued condition.

Code: 11693

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Food & It's Protection Against Poison Gas.

Food & It's Protection Against Poison Gas.

1942 ( 1943 2nd ed. ) Ministry of Food pamphlet ' Food and its Protection Against Poison Gas '. 16pgs outlining the effects of gas and various foodstuffs and the methods of protection or treatment against poison gas. Light foxing and creasing.

Code: 11692

14.50 GBP


Calne Spitfire fund badge.

Calne Spitfire fund badge.

Generic pattern chrome Spitfire Fund pinback badge for the Calne collecting group, Calne is in the Wiltshire. Probably given or sold in exchange for a donation to the fund. Pin and fitting in good condition with light abrasions to surface.

Code: 11691

32.00 GBP


ARP Handbook No.14 The Fire Guards Handbook.

ARP Handbook No.14 The Fire Guards Handbook.

1942 ,45 page Ist Ed copy of ARP Handbook No.14 ' The Fire Guards Handbook '. A good clean copy, with minor marking to covers, dealing with all facets of the Fire Guard organisation from Incendiary bombs to stirrup pumps.

Code: 11690

14.00 GBP


Civil Defence Heavy Rescue Titles.

Civil Defence Heavy Rescue Titles.

Pair of CD, printed Heavy Rescue shoulder titles. In excellent, unissued condition.

Code: 11689

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