Small Child's ' Mickey Mouse ' Respirator.
example of the small child's respirator contained in it's original cardboard case and explanatory leaflet. Produced in a child friendly orange rubber with a blue coloured filter similar to the American produced child's mask that was specifically designed to look like Mickey Mouse and to be less frightening to children. The British version was less convincing and this example was produced by the... read more
LDV Handbook - J.Brophy.
Good copy of ' Home Guard ' An LDV Handbook ' by John Brophy. This edition was published in 1940 and deals with widespread topics from parachute troops to road blocks and Thompson Gun to 'Molotoffs'. 126pgs illustrated with line drawings and diagrams. John Brophy wrote a number of books for the Home Guard during the course of the war. In good, used condition with some minor marking ,creasing an... read more
Nox ARP Lampshield.
NOX ARP lampshield. Two piece, bakelite light bulb cover designed to restrict the amount of light given off by a light bulb in order to conform with blackout restrictions. Moulded details ' NOX A.R.P. Lamp Shield-Patent '. Excellent, clean condition. read more
Metropolitan Police at War
1947 scarce HMSO title ' The Metropolitan Police at War '. 89pg soft covered title dealing with the London police force at war. Illustrated throughout with b/w photographs and comprehensive rolls of honour, awards and service. Good overall condition with very scuffed and marked covers. read more
Another Jane's Journal.
Jane was a comic strip created and drawn by Norman Pett exclusively for the British tabloid newspaper The Daily Mirror from 5 December 1932 to 10 October 1959. Featuring Chrystabel Leighton-Porter whom he met while she was modelling for a class in Birmingham in 1939, the strip became very popular during the WW2, particularly amongst the troops and was considered morale-boosting. The salacious c... read more