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DiVersion ' Ronald Frankau Pictured by Laurie Taylor

DiVersion ' Ronald Frankau Pictured by Laurie Taylor

' DiVersion ' by Ronald Frankau and illustrations by Laurie Taylor published by R Tuck & Sons probably in 1940. War rhymes and doggerel by Ronald Frankau with with facing mounted colour Illustrations by Laurie Taylor, with further coloured illustrations in the text. The illustrations are typical of those published by Raphael Tuck and Laurie Taylor was prominent in the production of this work and examples can be found elsewhere on this site in the form of postcards etc. Slightly grubby covers and fep but otherwise contents clean and undamaged. Uncommon.

Code: 11468

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Early Boys Brigade National Service Badge.

Early Boys Brigade National Service Badge.

A scarce original WW2 early pattern Boys Brigade National Service nickel badge, produced in 1940 before utility regulations came into force. The early examples are identified with fretting between the flags and anchor and polished highlights Awarded for voluntary 'War Service' undertaking similar duties to the Boy Scouts such as acting as messengers and other light duties with the CD services Very good condition

Code: 11467

55.00 GBP


Austin, Longbridge Home Guard Anti-Aircraft Ashtray.

Austin, Longbridge Home Guard Anti-Aircraft Ashtray.

Stamped brass with enamelled medallion commemorating 231 ( 108 Warwickshire HG ) AA Rocket Battery. This unit was based at Longbridge, Birmingham and drew it's members from the Austin employees. The ashtray was probably produced in the Longbridge plant and was available via the Time Office for collection only as distribution costs were deemed prohibitive . Good, used condition, patinated with undamaged enamel. Uncleaned.

Code: 11466

45.00 GBP


June.1944 ARP & NFS Review.

June.1944 ARP & NFS Review.

Vol.9 No.50 ARP & NFS Review - The Civil Defence Journal. Smaller, economy format, 37pg magazine an edition featuring the ' Second Front Fireman ' to the cover and articles on the ' C.D. Staff College ' and ' Blitz Surgical Chief on War-time First Aid '. Good, used condition with light marking and creasing.

Code: 11465

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R.T. Company ARP badge. - Richard Thomas Steel Works.

R.T. Company ARP badge. - Richard Thomas Steel Works.

Small size company or factory ARP badge for ' R.T. '. issued by the Richard Thomas Steel Works in Ebbw Vale. Badge features the standard design of ARP badge with an additional scroll with the letters ' R.T. '. Half moon lapel fitting to reverse along with manufacturer's details ' Collins, London '. In excellent, bright condition.

Code: 11464

55.00 GBP


A.T.C. Gazette.

A.T.C. Gazette.

July 1941 issue of the Air Training Corps Gazette. 40pg magazine covering all aspects of A.T.C. life and things aviation including a large advert for Brylcreem ! Articles including cockpit familiarisation ( Spitfire and Master ), aircraft recognition and the camera gun. Good, used condition with some light marking and creasing.

Code: 11463

12.50 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: 11462

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Wartime Spitfire Badges.

Wartime Spitfire Badges.

Gilded alloy Spitfire badges. Cast manufacture with a stud fixing to the reverse with the word " Spitfire " in relief across the wings. Good condition.
Several Available, priced individually.

Code: 11461

16.00 GBP


Home Guard List 1941 - Southern Command.

Home Guard List 1941 - Southern Command.

Savannah Publications, Home Guard List 1941 Southern Command. Contains full listings of officers serving in Home Guard battalions in Berks, Bucks, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloms, Hants, Isles of Scilly, Off, Somerset, & Wilts including those given a commission up to August 1941. Part of a series of seven listings covering all the Military Commands in the UK, invaluable research tool. New condition, slight creasing to rear cover.
POSTFREE within UK

Code: 11460

16.00 GBP


Fire Guard shoulder titles.

Fire Guard shoulder titles.

Wartime pair of round ended Fire Guard shoulder titles. Embroidered gold on blue/black wool, and in excellent, unissued condition.

Code: 11459

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