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Air Raid Warden Bronze Door Sign.

Air Raid Warden Bronze Door Sign.

Scarce, bronze and enamel ' Air Raid Warden ' sign. 6" x 1.5" and manufactured by Butler Jones ( Nameplates ) Ltd based in S.E. London who were responsible for the production of many of the variations of Warden signs to be found. Original care instructions stuck to the reverse. Excellent example.

Code: 11548

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Aeronautical Inspection Directorate Lapel Badge.

Aeronautical Inspection Directorate Lapel Badge.

Formed during WW1 the Aeronautical Inspection Directorate was established to provide detailed inspection of all materials, the manufacturing process to which they were subjected, and the assembly of various parts into component units and of the erection of the aircraft, engines etc on behalf of the Air Board. During WW2 the AID grew exponentially taking on the inspection of all aspects of aviation from construction to repair on behalf of the Ministry of Aircraft Production. This full size, ( 25mm ) gilt and enamel, lapel badge, numbered to the reverse, was worn by members of the AID staff. In good used condition with some light marking.

Code: 11547

48.00 GBP


Dig For Victory Leaflet No.1 ' Grow for Winter.....

Dig For Victory Leaflet No.1 ' Grow for Winter.....

Ministry of Agriculture Dig For Victory Leaflet No.1 ( New Series ). All colour, two sided pamphlet that doubles as a poster giving an all year round cropping plan. Good used condition with some minor marking, has been folded.
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Code: 11546

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Redhill Sand Container.

Redhill Sand Container.

Redhill sand container, heavy gauge, galvanised steel container which would originally been filled with sand and used to extinguish incendiaries. Good, used condition complete with the weight indications to both sides.
Heavy item

Code: 11545

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South Staffs HG Sector HQ Sleeve Badge.

South Staffs HG Sector HQ Sleeve Badge.

Uncommon, printed badge featuring a Stafford knot printed in white with black details on a Venetian red background. This was worn by the South Staffordshire Home Guard Sector HQ and was worn on both sleeves. The only examples of them being worn appear to be on SD tunics. This example, unworn, in excellent, clean condition.

Code: 11544

125.00 GBP


Comic postcard - Haricot Beans and Gasmasks!

Comic postcard - Haricot Beans and Gasmasks!

Wartime comic postcard featuring the hardy perennial of British comedy- the fart gag. Postally unused and in excellent, clean condition.
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Code: 11543

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LMS Railway Service lapel badge.

LMS Railway Service lapel badge.

Oval, brass and enamel, lapel badge indicating employment with the London, Midland, Scottish Railway, half moon lapel fitting to the reverse. Railway service badges were based on a generic design with only the intials of the company to identify the individual railways, they were to be worn in and out of railway uniform. Manufacturer marked to the reverse 'Fattorini & Sons, B'ham' and individually numbered.Above average condition, bright and clean.

Code: 11542

22.00 GBP


ARP matchbox cover.

ARP matchbox cover.

Colourful tin and celluloid matchbox cover with full colour ARP badge to obverse and reverse. The words ' Air Raid Precautions ' to one side. These matchbox covers were popular home front souvenirs. Slight staining and minor foxing with some corrosion the interior, otherwise in good overall condition.

Code: 11541

28.00 GBP


Signalling & Map-Reading for the Home Guard.

Signalling & Map-Reading for the Home Guard.

1941 Penguin Special entitled ' Signalling and Map-Reading for the Home Guard ' by H.G.Stokes. 128pgs outlining all aspects of signalling and communication for the Home Guard with illustrations and diagrams. Lightly marked covers with a small omission to spine, clean contents.

Code: 11540

18.00 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: 11539

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