Taylor & Barrett Decontamination Squad Lead Figures.
Taylor & Barrett Gas Decontamination Squad Lead Figures . Four figures from set 213 C1940. Original painted finish with some minor loss, faint manufacturer's details to base. Scarce. read more
Wartime WVS Beret.
Official issue WVS beret. Green woollen body with applied grey cloth sleeve badge and with printed official WVS details printed to the interior.
The WVS beret was introduced in late 1940 and wasn't generally available until later the next year and was generally favoured over the official felt hat. Good, used condition with some very minor moth ' nibbles '. read more
Humours of ARP.
1941 Humours of ARP compiled by S.Evelyn Thomas with royalties going to the Civil Defence Workers Comforts Fund. 56pgs of cartoons, jokes and short stories. Includes the work of artists such as Giles, David Langdon and Fougasse. Good, used condition with some creasing, minor marking, chipping etc. read more
Butterfly Bomb Leaflet.
Scarce 1943 photo leaflet entitled ' Anti-Personnel Bombs are being used ' showing butterfly bombs and how they are likely to be encountered. The leaflet references the raids over Hull, Grimsby and Cleethorpes in June 1943. Good, clean condition with minor marking. Scarce. read more
WW2 Barrage Balloon P.B.Cow Ltd, War Worker's Badge.
An uncommon , original WW2badge as worn by a worker in the P.B.Cow Ltd Factory London.Chrome and enamel shield depicting a barrage balloon over a silhouette of St Pauls Cathedral and Battersea Power Station with Latin scroll below "Sursum Corda" (Lift up your hearts) Half moon lapel fitting to reverse complete with manufacturer's details ' Thos Fattorini Ltd, Regent St, Birmingham ' and numbere... read more
Wartime Cadbury's Toffee Filled Block Chocolate.
Rare survivor ! Complete bar of Cadbury's ' Toffee Filled Block ' chocolate. In it's utility, printed greaseproof paper wrapper which were introduced as a wartime economy measure, it bears the controlled price and product code to one corner. In good condition but cannot vouch for the quality of the chocolate !! V.good condition and has been archive cellophane wrapped to aid preservation, some s... read more
The Midnight Watch - Fire Guard Newspaper.
' The Midnight Watch No.12 ' - ' Broadsheet of Britain's Fire Guard and Civil Defence Workers '. Designed as a poster format information sheet and containing specific and information and news pertinent to the Fire Guard. This example features illustrated articles on the portable ladder, trailer pumps, knotting amongst others. In good used condition with folds and some minor tears . read more