Women's Gloucestershire CD Tunic.
1942 A.R.P.Patt.71 Tunic worn by a woman warden attached to the Gloucestershire Civil Defence. SIZE 15 tunic manufactured by Laurence Marshall Ltd with chromed CD buttons, Gloucestershire area title surmounted by a CD breast badge to the left pocket. Embroidered ' Warden ' shoulder titles to both arms with a printed 4 year war service chevron to the right lower arm. Excellent, clean and moth fr... read more
Wartime Pack Cough Syrup - Famel Brand.
Excellent condition N.O.S. Famel Brand syrup produced by Optrex Ltd, which was recommended for coughs, colds, catarrh etc. Bottle has it's original contents and spare replacement cork and is contained in card box with a sealing label printed ' Emergency War Time Pack ' and price label with sales tax indicated. Unusual to find any wartime products in this condition. read more
Original W.L.A. Jumper.
Knitted wool jumper by Healthguard for use by the Women's Land Army. Rayon label to neck indicating manufacturer and size, 5, and dated 1943. Excellent condition overall with four small snags to the reverse ( easily repairable ). A die-stamped WLA badge to the vee of the neck. A rare opportunity to acquire an original example in such excellent condition. read more
Ploughshares into Swords - 1st Suffolk Battalion HG.
1945 1st ed. ' Ploughshares into Swords - The Story of ' G ' Company 1st Suffolk ( Beccles ) Battalion Home Guard '. 95pgs with some b/w photos and cartoons and includes a nominal roll, appreciations and a general history. Signed by the commanding officer Major A.R.M.Darby M.C. Accompanying d/w with old repairs, chips and repairs, contents clean with some light foxing to edges. read more
A.R.P. Bell - Variation.
Cast brass bell with wooden handle stamped ARP to rim and the date 39 and the manufacturer's mark ' G&J ' believed to be Gillett and Johnston. Variation to the ' Fiddian ' branded and the ARP bells. These bells were used by ARP personnel to signal gas attack or air raid warnings. In good,used condition. read more
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 some damage... 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