2-Pdr Anti-Tank Gun manual.
1944ed. 40pg manual for the 2-Pdr Anti-Tank Gun published by Gale & Polden. Featuring a superb all colour, pull out chart showing the gun and exploded views of the main parts, ammunition etc and illustrated with diagrams and b/w photographs. All the photographs show the gun being manned by Home Guard personnel who are the target audience for this commercial publication. In excellent condition w... read more
Shelter at Home leaflet.
1941 leaflet issued by the Ministry of Home Security with 19 pages full of advice about the locations of Morrison shelters, refuge rooms and DIY internal shelters. Illustrated throughout with diagrams and photographs. Good overall, clean condition with some light marking to cover. read more
Mobile Voluntary Aid Detachment Armband.
Cotton armband with applied embroidered badge for wear by a member of a Mobile Voluntary Aid Detachment. Voluntary Aid Detachments, VADs were made up of British Red Cross and St John Ambulance members. They provided trained people to act as reserves to the medical services, Mobile VADs could be sent anywhere. Good, used condition. read more
Air Raid Defence League Leaflet.
Gatefold leaflet extolling the virtues of the Air Raid Defence League with a cut out application form. The League which was affiliated to the National Association of Air Raid Wardens set out to enquire and debate all issues prompted by the threat of air attack. Good, clean condition. read more
Hitler ' Po' Ashtray.
Comic ashtray in the form of a potty with Hitler's face in the interior with the dedication ' Flip your ashes on old nasty ' and the pun ' The violation of Poland '. This Phoney War period novelty was one of a series ( Jerry No.1 ) showing notable Axis leaders and was manufactured by Fieldings. In good undamaged condition. read more