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Comic Postcard - Home Front.

Comic Postcard - Home Front.

Comic postcard featuring the work of the artist ' Dinah 'and one of her trademark children . Postally used with some marking and residue from an album, patriotic Churchillian exhortation to reverse.
POSTFREE within UK  read more

Code: 13110

12.50 GBP

Civil Defence area title - Carshalton.

Civil Defence area title - Carshalton.

Gold on blue embroidered cotton on wool Civil Defence area title for Carshalton in the London Borough of Sutton. Worn on the breast pocket of the tunic below the CD breast badge. In good clean, used condition
with clear evidence of being removed from a uniform.  read more

Code: 13109

20.00 GBP

' Stand Down ' - L.B.Whittacker

' Stand Down ' - L.B.Whittacker

1st ed.1990 ' Stand Down ', the indispensable Home Guard reference by Len Whittacker. 153pg containing a complete listing of all known Home Guard units, their locations and commanding officers including AA units, transport columns and general service battalions. Also includes a useful general history of the Home Guard and a section on insignia. In excellent, clean condition and difficult to acq...  read more

Code: 13108

SOLD

Southern Aircraft National Service badge.

Southern Aircraft National Service badge.

Chrome and enamel lapel badge for Southern Aircraft, Gatwick National Service. Half moon lapel fitting to reverse, numbered ' 540 ' and maker marked ' Thomas Fattorini, B'ham '.
In 1935, John Coxon set up Southern Motor & Aircraft Company, which in November 1938, moved to Gatwick Airport to undertake the sale and maintenance of light aircraft and shortly afterwards, it changed its name ...  read more

Code: 13107

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NFS Section Officer Helmet.

NFS Section Officer Helmet.

Khaki MkII helmet with two narrow red bands indicating use by an NFS Section Officer. MkII helmet with indistinguishable markings fitted with a size 7 MkI liner by Briggs Motor Bodies dated 1939. Good, used condition with some light corrosion. Uncommon rank.  read more

Code: 13106

135.00 GBP

1055 Squadron ATC Title.

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

Code: 13105

34.00 GBP

ARP Memorandum No12 .

ARP Memorandum No12 .

36pg 1940ed ARP Memorandum No.12 'Protection of windows in commercial and industrial buildings'. Illustrated throughout with diagrams dealing both with effective blackout methods and protection from blast. In good, used condition with light marking to cover and some light creasing.  read more

Code: 13104

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Women's Land Army badge.

Women's Land Army badge.

Brass and enamel pinback WLA badge by Marples & Beasley, Birmingham rather than the usual H.W.Millers. Gilding in excellent, bright, fresh condition, with intact and undamaged enamel.  read more

Code: 13103

25.00 GBP

Home Guard Proficiency manual.

Home Guard Proficiency manual.

1st 1942ed. 'Home Guard Proficiency' by John Brophy. 124pgs with chapters on topics as diverse as strategy to sub-machine guns with 100 questions to quiz the keen Homeguardsman on his military knowledge. Illustrated throughout with sketches and diagrams. John Brophy wrote a number of books for the Home Guard during the course of the war. In good, clean condition with some light marking.  read more

Code: 13102

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A People's Army - Jon Mills.

A People's Army - Jon Mills.

1993 ' A People's Army - Civil Defence Insignia and Uniforms 1939-1945 ' by Jon Mills. Still the only available reference to the subject and long since out of print, the 109pgs contain an indispensable guide to the subject complete with full colour illustrations. Good, used condition.  read more

Code: 13101

SOLD