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Home Guard Training manual.

Home Guard Training manual.

1940 ' Home Guard Training - Some lessons to Teach and Learn ' by Lt.Col.J.H.Levey. 71pgs outlining all aspects of training for the HG covering subjects from marching, blockhouses, sentries, patrols etc. Good, used condition with light marking and creasing to covers.  read more

Code: 13048

24.00 GBP

57th ( Catford ) Battalion County of London HG Grouping.

57th ( Catford ) Battalion County of London HG Grouping.

Small grouping of named items from a member of the 57th ( Catford ) Battalion County of London HG. Consisting of a ' LON 57 ' printed shoulder title , a wartime identity card for a John Hudson of Bromley , a 1942 dated, size 7 FS cap with KRRC cap badge also named ' Hudson ' and a small quantity of postwar ration books in the same name. All items in good used condition.  read more

Code: 13047

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Make do and Mend Poster.

Make do and Mend Poster.

Make Do and Mend was one of the many campaigns introduced by the British Government to reduce clothing consumption and save resources following the introduction of clothes rationing in 1941. Offering practical guidance on caring for, altering, and mending clothes under the Make do and Mend banner. This 24cm x 36cm approx. poster was printed for HMSO by W.R.Royle & Son Ltd. and was thought to or...  read more

Code: 13046

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Shelter from Air Attack.

Shelter from Air Attack.

1939 pamphlet ' Shelter from Air Attack '. 14pg leaflet which acted as an outline for ARP Handbook No.5 with sections on the threats, choice of shelter, standards, structural features and location. Good, clean condition.  read more

Code: 13045

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Scottish Women's Auxiliary Police Corps Badge.

Scottish Women's Auxiliary Police Corps Badge.

Chrome and enamel, pinback Scottish Women's Auxiliary Police Corps lapel badge. Established in August 1939 the WAPC initially provided back up roles such as clerical, driving etc. Later in the War they acquired full police powers. However, by 1945 their numbers only reached 4000 across the UK and they were subsequently disbanded in 1946. Numbered to the reverse and in excellent, clean condition...  read more

Code: 13044

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Street Shelter Leaflet.

Street Shelter Leaflet.

1940 issued by the Ministry of Home Security as part of the ' When you go to shelter ' series entitled ' Your Brick Street Shelter This Winter '. 7pg leaflet offering advice about bedding, keeping warm, drinks and general hints. Excellent, clean condition, very slight rusting to staples and scarce.  read more

Code: 13043

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Comic postcard - Warden.

Comic postcard - Warden.

Bamforth comic postcard by the artist ' Tempest ' featuring a typically comic scene. Postally used, good condition with minor marking and creasing.
POSTFREE within UK  read more

Code: 13042

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Victory Flags.

Victory Flags.

A set of paper flags of the Allies mounted on cocktail sticks. Probably made for the countless VE parties that occurred throughout 1945 and 46. Good, clean condition.
POSTFREE within UK  read more

Code: 13041

12.50 GBP

The Complete Lewis Gunner.

The Complete Lewis Gunner.

1944ed. 'The Complete Lewis Gunner' 55pg, illustrated manual by Gale & Polden giving a complete breakdown on the Lewis machine gun and its operation. Illustrated throughout with diagrams and photographs. This later edition includes notes on the .300 American Lewis Gun. In excellent, clean condition.  read more

Code: 13040

30.00 GBP

Fire Watcher's lapel badge.

Fire Watcher's lapel badge.

Gilt and enamel Fire Watcher's lapel badge. Lapel fitting to reverse with undamaged enamel with some minor wear to highpoints, excellent condition.  read more

Code: 13039

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