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1944 Salute the Soldier lapel badge.Tin and celluloid, generic pin badge for the Salute the Soldier Campaign in 1944. Good, clean condition.
Code: 10291Price: 30.00 GBP
American Eagle Club Volunteer's Badge.Impressive gilt and enamel, pinback badge for the American Eagle Club. Worn by British volunteers and staff of the club which was situated in Charing Cross Road. Opened in December 1940 as the first club for Americans in London it was taken over by the American Red Cross in 1942. Some of these badges are encountered with the name of the volunteer engraved to the reverse. Excellent, bright condition.
Code: 10290Price: 40.00 GBP
Home Guard Issue Shotgun CartridgesA pair of WD 12 Bore shotgun cartridges widely issued to the Home Guard in an effort to make a shotgun a more effective weapon by making a heavier projectile load. These cartridges were 12 bore SG containing 9x8.mm pellets and are clearly broad arrow ' SG ' marked to the side of the cartridge and manufactured by Eley-Kynoch. Visibly inert with small hole to reverse wall. Priced individually.
Available within the UK only.
Fighting Fires in Crops - Ministry Leaflet.1941 Ministry of Home Security 4 page leaflet ' Fighting Fires in Crops - This is how you do it . ' This uncommonly encountered leaflet suggests how to organise beaters and the construction of implements including diagrams and illustrations . Good, used condition, has been folded with some chipping. Scarce.
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Code: 10288Price: 12.50 GBP
Home Guard pouches.Pair of Pouches,Web, Home Guard Pattern. Designed in 1941, the pouches are basically a scaled down version of the '37 Pattern Bren gun pouch but with ample room for BAR magazines, ammunition or grenades. On widesspread issue from 1942.
These examples are in excellent condition both manufacture marked and dated, one faintly - in this case 1943. Web material is strong with all fittings present.
Code: 10287Price: 120.00 GBP
Wartime Pye National Service Badge.Chrome and enamel, numbered,pin back badge for employees of the Pye company employed on war work. W & G.Pye Co.Ltd designed and manufactured radio equipment for the British Army, including Wireless Sets No. 10, 18, 19, 22, 62 and 68, they were also greatly involved in the development of radar.
Manufacturer marked ' Thos.Fattorini, Ltd, B'ham ' this example in good, bright condition.
Code: 10286Price: 40.00 GBP
Sweet controlled price ration cards.Printed sweet ration cards displaying the controlled price introduced midway through the war. Three different cards, for different varieties of sweets including ' Kit Kat ', in good, used condition.
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Lend a Hand on the Land lapel badge.Tin and celluloid pinback badge for a volunteer in the 'Lend a Hand on the Land' scheme. The 'Lend a Hand on the Land' campaign started in 1942 and sought to encourage people to take working holidays on farms in order to supplement the agricultural work force. In good, used condition.
Code: 10284Price: 34.00 GBP
Embroidered Civil Defence armband.Standard pattern Civil Defence' armlet ' as issued from 1940. This example is the less common embroidered pattern as opposed to the more commonly encountered screen printed examples. This example is an over embroidered screen printed type. In good used condition
Code: 10283Price: 15.00 GBP
War Cookery Leaflet No.7 ' Soups '.August 1943ed. War Cookery Leaflet No.7 ' Soups '. As with the rest of this series gives a number of simple and practical tips on the making of nourishing soups and some unusual ingredients. Good, used condition with some light marking.
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