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ARP Fire Fighter's Goggle.

ARP Fire Fighter's Goggle.

ARP Fire Fighter's Goggle, a commercially modified pair of welder's goggles, the idea being to allow the user to see through the very intense light given by a burning incendiary to be able to effectively extinguish it. Marked ' GR ' to the bridge. An uncommon example of the ingenious ARP products that flooded onto the market at the beginning of the War. In good, clean condition with a minor lo... read more

Code: 12441

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War Record of Hovis Ltd 1939-1945.

War Record of Hovis Ltd 1939-1945.

1947 1st ed. ' War Record of Hovis Ltd 1939-1945 '. 95pgs covering all aspects of the wartime service of this famous bread maker. Includes a fold-out roll of honour and is illustrated with b/w photographs and sketches. Good, clean condition with some creasing to card covers. read more

Code: 12440

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Make do and Mend Leaflet No.11 - Household Repairs.

Make do and Mend Leaflet No.11 - Household Repairs.

1944ed. Make do and Mend Leaflet No.11 ' Simple Household Repairs and how to handle them '. The government started a Make Do and Mend campaign to encourage people to recyle, reuse and repair in the interests of wartime economy. Covering subjects as diverse as blackout curtains, saucepans, table legs and sinks ! Excellent, clean condition. read more

Code: 12439

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City of London Civic Guard lapel badge.

City of London Civic Guard lapel badge.

Die-stamped, silvered, brass and enamel pinback badge for the City of London Civic Guard. Created in 1942 as part of the Square Mile of the City of London Invasion Defence organisation, it's role was ill defined. It's duties however, were to assist the military and CD services in whatever was required in the advent of an invasion. In good, clean condition. read more

Code: 12438

40.00 GBP

Butterfly Bomb Warning Leaflet.

Butterfly Bomb Warning Leaflet.

1943 single - sided flyer issued by the Ministry of Home Security warning of the presence of Butterfly Bombs and advising ' Don't Touch or Disturb it Keep Away '. In excellent, clean condition. read more

Code: 12437

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Incident Officers badge.

Incident Officers badge.

Printed cambridge blue on black Incident Officers sleeve badge. This 50mm badge printed on heavy cloth/canvas was designed to be worn on the left sleeve by trained wardens taking charge of all ARP/Civil Defence services at the scene of a major incident.
Uncommon badge in unissued condition. read more

Code: 12436

45.00 GBP

Woman Home Guard Auxiliary Certificate.

Woman Home Guard Auxiliary Certificate.

Approx 16 x 20cms certificate given in appreciation of service as a Home Guard Auxiliary. These certificates are not common when you appreciate that there were only 32,000 Women auxiliaries compared with nearly 2 million men in the Home Guard.
This two-colour certificate was issued to Agnes McLaren and is in good condition with some minor marking. read more

Code: 12435

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Wartime ' Coty ' Brand Talcum Powder.

Wartime ' Coty ' Brand Talcum Powder.

' Special Wartime Pack ' marked container of talcum powder by the well known cosmetic brand ' Coty '. Card box replaced the more usual tin container and the design was patented in 1940. Complete with contents and in good condition with some very minor leakage. read more

Code: 12434

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Enemy Uniforms at a Glance.

Enemy Uniforms at a Glance.

8pg, gatefold leaflet ' Enemy Uniforms at a Glance ' a " Spot at Sight " Chart issued by the Ministry of Information. Opening with sketches of a German Parachutist and including a German soldier, airman and sailor with salient recognition points identified. Issued at the same time as full colour posters with similar images at the height of the invasion scare in 1940. Good, used condition with l... read more

Code: 12433

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Wartime 410 Squadron ATC Title.

Wartime 410 Squadron ATC Title.

Embroidered Air Training Corps shoulder title for 410 Squadron, Aa now disbanded unit whose location eludes me at the moment.This is a wartime reinforced economy example that were supplied without squadron numbers that were subsequently embroidered on issue to the relevant unit. Good, used, slightly tatty condition with a small rip at the 5 o'clock position. read more

Code: 12432

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