ARP Handbook No.6 ARP in Factories and Businesses.
1938 1st.ed ARP Handbook No.6 'Air Raid Precautions in Factories and Business Premises'.69pgs illustrated with line drawings and diagrams dealing with subjects from trench shelters to decontamination and sandbags to warning systems. In good, clean condition with some very minor marking. read more
A.R.P. Aluminum Canteen & Carrier.
Uncommon aluminium canteen often carried by CD first aid parties and medics. Marked to the top ' A.R.P.' and manufacturer marked to the bottom ' R.S '. Complete with its' unique webbing carrier. Minor dents and marks to canteen with light marking and stains to carrier. read more
Lincolnshire Home Guard 'Imp' battalion sign.
Printed Lincoln 'Imp' introduced from mid-1941 for wear by all of the Lincolnshire Home Guard battalions. With a design based on a mediaeval sculpture commemorating the legend of the construction of Lincoln cathedral this badge was worn in place of the more usual battalion numbers and letters. In good, unused condition. read more
1055 Squadron ATC Title.
Embroidered Air Training Corps shoulder title for 1055 Squadron Air Training Corps. This is a generic economy example that were supplied without squadron numbers that were subsequently embroidered on issue to the relevant unit, in this case it appears to have been done by hand. Good, used condition with clear indications of having been removed from a uniform. read more
Small solid methylated spirit heater sold under the ' Tommy's Cooker ' brand as ' used in the trenches during the Great War '. These compact cookers were recommended for refuge rooms and shelters and is marked ' convenient for emergencies in the household '. Good, used condition with staining to paper label and light corrosion to frame, still retains remains of solid fuel tablet. read more
A survivor of a popular Wartime pastime, this small collection of post raid items originated from a location on the outskirts of Nottingham. Consisting of an incendiary bomb fin ( complete with the residue of a now defunct wasp's nest ), AA nose fuze, a small length of the distinctive cord used with German aerial mines and three pieces of shrapnel probably originating from AA shells although on... read more