Hampshire Civil Defence shoulder title.
Embroidered gold on blue shoulder title for Hampshire Civil Defence featuring the Hampshire Rose. These titles were worn in pairs on the shoulder straps or epaulettes of either the battledress blouse or tunic.
This example removed from a tunic with some stitch marks and edge nips otherwise in good condition. read more
EMS Stretcher Bearer shoulder title.
Emergency Medical Service - volunteer hospital stretcher bearer's shoulder title. Printed title, blue on khaki these titles were intended for wear on a specially issued khaki boiler suit. This example is in mint condition with one small pin hole to one side.
WVS Civil Defence economy badge.
Chrome and red paint WVS Civil Defence pinback badge. Introduced in late 1939/40 to replace the ARP pattern, initial issues had enamel lettering that was subsequently replaced by red paint as in this example. Some minor paint loss otherwise excellent condition. Manufactured by L.Simpson, London. read more
Daily Sketch War Relief Fund badge and paperwork.
Daily Sketch War Relief Fund was an extension of an already exsisting fund run by the paper ' The Daily Sketch '. Brought into being in September 1939 the Fund collected money, knitted garments, radios and musical instruments for distribution, mainly to the Services. Workers for the fund were entitled to the white metal, chrome and enamel badge, in this case a pinback version by Fattorini, Birm... read more
Biscuit tin Gas-mask case.
Gas-mask container in the form of a biscuit tin produced by Reads Ltd. of Liverpool for Elkes Biscuits. Brightly coloured with instructions concerning the care of the gas-mask to one side. Generally in excellent condition with some scratches and minor corrosion to lid. Paper label glued into the ' name ' box on the lid with barely decipherable address details. read more