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' Wop No.1 ' Comic Ashtray.

' Wop No.1 ' Comic Ashtray.

Comic ashtray in the form of a potty with Mussolini's face in the interior with the dedication ' Wop No.1' and ' We've got him on the run '. This Phoney War period novelty was one of a series showing notable Axis leaders and was manufactured by Fieldings. The examples featuring Mussolini are considerably more scarce than their counterparts showing Hitler. In good undamaged condition. read more

Code: 12258

120.00 GBP

Southern Railway LDV Armband.

Southern Railway LDV Armband.

Light canvas, printed LDV armband issued by Southern Railways. Cotton securing tapes with ink stamps to both sides indicating issue by the General Manager of Southern Railways with ink identity card number to centre. Excellent, clean condition with some minor marking, has been folded. read more

Code: 12257

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Plymouth Blitz.

Plymouth Blitz.

C1941 ' Plymouth Blitz - Story and Pictures '. Largely photographic study of the results of the bombing of Plymouth and surrounding areas. Concentrating on the effects of the large raids of March 1941, this publication features photographs of the damage and subsequent clear up and the visit of the King and Queen. Grubby covers and frontispiece, otherwise clean contents. read more

Code: 12256

12.50 GBP

Warwickshire Special Constable Lapel badge.

Warwickshire Special Constable Lapel badge.

Chrome and enamel lapel badge by Firmin, London worn by Warwickshire Special Constables. Half moon lapel fitting and manufacturer marked to the reverse. Good, used condition with minor surface abrasions. read more

Code: 12255

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9th Battalion Wilts Home Guard.

9th Battalion Wilts Home Guard.

1st ed 1944 ' 9th Wilts Bn. Home Guard 1940-1944 ' Printed by the Swindon Press and written on Stand Down, this 28pg, card covered booklet covers the role of the battalion from formation to stand down. Illustrated throughout with b/w illustrations and including a thorough dramatis personae of the battalion. Printed on economy paper stock giving a yellow hue to the pages, it is in good used cond... read more

Code: 12254

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Voluntary Entertainment Services - Northern Command.

Voluntary Entertainment Services - Northern Command.

Chrome and enamel, pin back badge featuring the white rose of Yorkshire. Other than the attribution little specific information is known about the wearer's of these badges whether they were organisers or artistes involved in entertaining troops of Northern command. Good, clean and bright condition. read more

Code: 12253

28.00 GBP

W.V.S. in Kent 1939 - 1945.

W.V.S. in Kent 1939 - 1945.

C1945 ' W.V.S. in Kent 1939 - 1945 ' by J.D.Lewis. 117pgs outlining the work of the W.V.S. in the county during the War. Illustrated throughout with b/w photographs and includes a roll of honour, an honours' list and a list of centre organisers. Excellent, clean condition. read more

Code: 12252

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Advanced Training for the Home Guard.

Advanced Training for the Home Guard.

1942ed. 142pgs 'Advanced Training for the Home Guard' by John Brophy. Covers subjects such as tactical assualts, leadership, attacks on airborne troops etc with ten specimen exercises. John Brophy wrote a number of books for the Home Guard during the course of the war. Cover slightly marked otherwise good, clean condition. read more

Code: 12251

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Women's Land Army Proficiency Badge.

Women's Land Army Proficiency Badge.

Plastic, pin-backed, WLA proficiency badge by A.Stanley & Sons, Walsall. Crisp moulding with a bronze colour and intact pin and clasp. read more

Code: 12250

88.00 GBP

Home Guard Shoulder titles.

Home Guard Shoulder titles.

A pair of matching, screen printed Home Guard shoulder titles as issued. Previously sewn to shape and with clear indications of having been removed from a uniform, Good, used, slightly grubby condition. read more

Code: 12249

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