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The ' Blackout Book '.
939ed The ' Blackout Book '. by Evelyn August . The 216pgs are filled with games, puzzles and pastimes to undertake whilst in the shelter or enduring the long periods of blackout. Includes things as diverse as conjuring in the black-out, sandbags and a running astrological strand ' You Can't Black-Out the Stars '. Good + used condition c/w the often missing d/w.

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Boxed Silver ARP badge.
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 edges.

Code: 11171Price: 25.00 GBP


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Bedfordshire Home Guard/LDV Identity Card Photographs.
A selection of b/w photographs used on identity cards of members of the Bedfordshire Home Guard. All bear partial or complete, embossed Bedfordshire cancellation stamps with some identities pencilled to the reverse. They are interesting as they show the black/yellow/black flash of the Beds & Herts Regt adopted by the county's Home Guard units, being worn.

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The Home Front.
The Home Front by Hilde Marchant. Published by Raphael Tuck and featuring their trademark artwork on the front cover, this 48pg booklet is one of a series in this format concentrating on aspects of wartime life. Illustrated throughout with photographs of life on the Home Front from barrage balloons to ARP. Generally, good condition with some marking to covers, rusting of staples and a split to spine.

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66th West Riding ( Sheffield ) Home Guard Battalion Titles.
Printed blue/black on khaki Home Guard shoulder title for the 66th West Riding of Yorkshire ( Sheffield ) Battalion .Good, used condition with clear evidence of having been removed from a uniform accompanied by a screen printed shoulder title.

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WVS Housewives Section window card.
190mm x 190mm Window card for the WVS Housewives Section. Printed by Fosh & Cross in 1942 and designed to be placed in the windows of members of the WVS who were unable to leave home because of domestic commitments but were trained to help the Civil Defence services in their locality. This was previously known as the Housewives Service(SEE item 7189) and was renamed in 1942 demanding a new design of card. In good, clean condition with some very minor marks.

Code: 11167Price: 35.00 GBP


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Wartime Bus Tickets with Waste Paper Slogan.
Wartime bus tickets for Gresswell's Bus Service with a waste paper slogan to the reverse ' Waste Paper is actually a raw material of War give it to the the country '. Unissued condition.
Sold in groups of five, POSTFREE in the UK.

Code: 11166Price: 12.00 GBP


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Comic Postcard - ' Precautions ! '
Wartime classic saucy postcard by the artist Donald McGill featuring a double entendre involving a gas mask and honeymoon. Wartime slogan to reverse, postally unused, excellent, clean condition.
POSTFREE within UK

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' It all depends on me ' Campaign Key Ring.
' It all depends on me ' campaign was a commercial exercise promoting the everyday persons' importance in the war effort. This was reinforced by a series of products from badges, posters, cards and flyers all endorsing the slogan ' It all depends on me '. This two sided, plastic key fob features the slogan to one side and ' for victory and freedom ' to the other. it was available at 6d each for orders of 12 or more. Good condition with a few abrasions to one side.

Code: 11164Price: 24.00 GBP


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Wartime Boxed Radio Valve.
Replacement ' Mazda radio valve contained in a wartime box with salvage slogan ' please save this carton for re-pulping ' to interior. Manufactured by Edison Swan it is unknown whether this valve works and would recommend testing if bought with the intention of use. Carton in good, used condition.

Code: 11163Price: 16.00 GBP

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