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ARP/CD Splinter Goggles.

ARP/CD Splinter Goggles.

Introduced early in the War these goggles were worn by A.R.P. personnel to protect eyes from spitting incendiary devices and bomb splinters. Two types of these goggles are known, this example has a solid bridge with an adjustable strap and foam rubber padding to the interior. The central section with a cross could be rotated providing more vision when required. Stamped ' patent pending ' to one... read more

Code: 12369

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Special Constabulary Helmet.

Special Constabulary Helmet.

MkII helmet for wear by a Sergeant in the Special Constabulary. Black painted helmet with applied decal of Sergeant rank stripes over hand painted ' POLICE ' and framed ' S C '. These have been executed well possibly by a sign writer. Manufacturer details have been obscured by over painting. Helmet has a MkI, 1939 dated liner by Helmets Ltd, size 6 3/4. Good overall condition with the usual abr... read more

Code: 12368

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Co-Op ARP lapel badge.

Co-Op ARP lapel badge.

25mm enamel and brass lapel badge for The Co-Op ARP. Half-moon lapel fitting , manufacturer marked Thos.Fattorini, B'ham. In, used condition with a dent and deformation of the badge, minor loss of enamel. read more

Code: 12367

40.00 GBP

Farewell of the 20th Sussex Bn. Home Guard.

Farewell of the 20th Sussex Bn. Home Guard.

Dec 1944 ' Farewell of the 20th ( Hailsham ) Sussex Battalion Home Guard. 14pgs with a brief review of the unit and a large number of photographs of identified personalities , maps and activities. Good, used condition. read more

Code: 12366

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WLA Service Certificate.

WLA Service Certificate.

Womens' Land Army service certificate made out to a Miss M.A.M.Offord who served between Jul.1940 and Oct.1945. Complete with original envelope and stiffening board. Miss Offord was from Woodford Green, Essex. Excellent, clean condition with light marking tears etc. to envelope. read more

Code: 12365

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Comic Postcard - A.R.P. Advice.

Comic Postcard - A.R.P. Advice.

Part of the ' Kaygee ' Civil Defence series, this postcard entitled ' A.R.P. Advice ' features a sentimental image of a puppy dressed with ARP equipment. postally used.
Uncommon.
POSTFREE within UK read more

Code: 12364

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Observer Corps Breast Badge.

Observer Corps Breast Badge.

Pre 1942 embroidered Observer Corps breast badge. Badge worn by the Corps prior to it's granting of the ' Royal ' prefix, replaced in January 1942. Evidence of having been removed from a uniform and in good, used condition. Increasingly uncommon. read more

Code: 12363

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Wartime Pack - Lead Refills.

Wartime Pack - Lead Refills.

A wartime pack of ' Venus ' brand black real leads marked ' Wartime Economy Pack '. N.O.S. with minor loss to label. read more

Code: 12362

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LDV Rifle Training Manual.

LDV Rifle Training Manual.

1940 manual entitled 'Rifle Training for War - A textbook for Local Defence Volunteers' by Cpt.E.H.Robinson. 84 pages dealing with various types of rifle and their use with line drawing illustrations. In excellent, used condition with some very light marking. read more

Code: 12361

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Emergency Food Officer lapel badge.

Emergency Food Officer lapel badge.

Gilt and enamel lapel badge for a Ministry of Food 'Emergency Food Officer'. with the details of H.W.Miller, B'ham to the reverse half-moon lapel fitting. Gilt is bright with minor surface abrasions. EFOs were largely administrative staff brought in to restore food supplies where disruption had been caused by air raid damage. read more

Code: 12360

40.00 GBP