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National Savings poster.

National Savings poster.

750 x 500mm poster entitled 'Lend to Defend' and featuring a bold graphic design by Charles Paine and dated 1940. Printed for HMSO by Vincent Brooks Day & Son, London and issued by the National Savings Committee with the exhortation ' Count every penny, every penny counts'. In good overall condition with some minor edge tears and one ink mark to margin.  read more

Code: 7524

Reserved

Co-Op ARP lapel badge.

Co-Op ARP lapel badge.

25mm enamel and brass lapel badge for The Co-Op ARP. Half-moon lapel fitting , manufacturer marked Thos.Fattorini, B'ham. In clean condition with undamaged enamel.  read more

Code: 7515

SOLD

Books for the Royal Navy poster.

Books for the Royal Navy poster.

38 x 25cms wartime poster published by the Royal Naval War Libraries appealing for donations of books and magazines for distribution to Royal Naval personnel. In slightly creased condition with some minor stains and edge nibbles, otherwise in good condition.  read more

Code: 7510

38.00 GBP

Wartime Player's  'Navy Cut' cigarettes.

Wartime Player's 'Navy Cut' cigarettes.

Original wartime Player's 'Navy Cut' cigarettes in their original flimsy packaging. In an effort to save cardboard, cigarettes were wrapped in flimsy paper featuring a single colour repeating brand design. Introduced from late 1942 cigarettes were soon returned to their cardboard packs by Wars end. A rare survivor with contents intact and an intact wrapper. Wrapper has some staining and minor t...  read more

Code: 7509

Reserved

Dudley ARP lapel badge.

Dudley ARP lapel badge.

Brass and enamel pinback badge for Dudley Air Raid Precautions. Featuring the arms of the borough of Dudley in the midlands, non maker marked. In good clean condition with undamaged enamel.  read more

Code: 7508

Reserved

Private purchase 'Cromwell' pattern helmet.

Private purchase 'Cromwell' pattern helmet.

An example of this highly distinctive pattern of WW II Home Front private-purchase helmet. Made from a fibre type material and rivetted together and sold under the trade name of ' The Cromwell Protector Helmet.' Fitted with a 1941 dated MkII liner and with a gloss exterior finish. In excellent condition.  read more

Code: 7502

Reserved

Kent Police Special Constabulary lapel badge.

Kent Police Special Constabulary lapel badge.

Chrome and enamel lapel badge for Kent Special Constabulary. Half moon lapel fitting, manufacturer marked Thos.Fattorini,B'ham. Good overall condition with some minor chrome loss to top r/h.  read more

Code: 7497

Reserved

Wartime Milk Bottle Tops. - 'Silent Service' slogan.

Wartime Milk Bottle Tops. - 'Silent Service' slogan.

Card discs used for sealing milk bottle tops with printed slogan 'Silent Service-pure milk'. Unused condition. Priced individually.
FREE POSTAGE  read more

Code: 7494

Reserved

Vosper Ltd ARP lapel badge,

Vosper Ltd ARP lapel badge,

Excellent condition gilt and enamel lapel badge for Vosper Ltd ARP Services. With a half moon lapel fitting and manufacturer marked to the reverse 'Thomas Fattorini, B'ham'. Vospers were the well known marine manufacturers.
In excellent condition with fresh gilt and undamaged,clean enamel.  read more

Code: 7481

Reserved

Surrey Police Auxiliary Messenger Service lapel badge.

Surrey Police Auxiliary Messenger Service lapel badge.

White metal and enamel badge for the Surrey Police Auxiliary Messenger Service. Half moon lapel fitting manufactured by Thos. Fattorini, Birmingham, numbered to the reverse, excellent condition.
PAMS consisted of 500 full time and a large number of part time youths between 16 and 18 who were employed as Police messengers. Put into uniform in 1941 and disbanded in 1945  read more

Code: 7464

Reserved