Essex Troops Comforts Knitters Lapel Badge.
Gilt and enamel, pin back lapel badge for a member of the Essex Troops Comforts Knitters, Romford Branch. Manufacturer marked to reverse ' H.W.Miller, B'ham '. In good, bright condition with a very small enamel flake at 9 O'clock. Uncommon. read more
' WOR 4 ' History of the 4th Worcs. Btn. Home guard.
1943 ' WOR 4 ' History of the 4th Worcestershire ( Evesham ) Battalion Home Guard. Unusual for being published mid-war, this 12pg booklet lists Company and Platoon officers for the whole battalion. Illustrated with photo caricatures. Creased, card covers but good, clean condition. read more
The Midnight Watch - Fire Guard Newspaper. No.11
' The Midnight Watch No.11 ' - ' Broadsheet of Britain's Fire Guard and Civil Defence Workers '. Designed as a poster format information sheet and containing specific and information and news pertinent to the Fire Guard. This example features illustrated articles on the exploding incendiary, duties of officers and organisation of street fire parties. In good, used condition, has been folded wit... read more
Royal Ordnance Factory lapel badge - No.20.
Gilded brass lapel badge with pin fitting for Royal Ordnance Factory No.20. No.20 was R.O.F Blackpole, Worcestershire which specialised in small arms ammunition manufacture.These badges were introduced in 1940 for workers at the various factories across the UK but were phased out from 1942 because of the their consumption of valuable raw materials.
This badge made by T.L.M.Ltd, B'ham and... read more
With the R.A.F.
' With the R.A.F. ' by Noel Monks. Published by Raphael Tuck and featuring their trademark artwork on the front cover, this 48pg booklet is essentially a recruiting tool aimed at younger readers with it's emphasis on the positives of being a member of the W.A.A.F. In good clean condition with some creasing and light marking to card covers. read more
Fire Watcher lapel badge.
Chrome and enamel, lapel badge for a Fire Watcher. Badge worn by the force intended to stop the spread of fire caused by bombs in mainly industrial/business premises. Superceded in 1941 by the Fire Guard. Badge in good, used, bright, condition with light abrasions. read more
Comic Postcard - ' I'm Sticking it jus' for you '.
Comic Postcard - featuring the artwork of Mabel Lucie Attwell entitled ' I'm Sticking it jus' for you '. Showing one of Attwell's trademark children, wearing a gas mask, posting a letter. Postally used in 1943 with a ' Kilroy ' sketch to the reverse. Good, used condition with some creasing.
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The Bull's Eye - A tale of the London Target.
94pg illustrated account of the bombing of London by the Group Co-ordinating Officer of the Civil Defence for the East End.
Pub.1943 by Reginald Bell,7pgs of photos and line drawings and cartoons interspersed through out the text.
Good contemporary account with striking cover artwork. Splitting to spine with marked covers with minor creasing, clean contents. Scarce. read more
Civil Defence Medical Officer printed shoulder titles.
A pair of printed gold and blue 'Medical Officer' shoulder titles. This title was one of those titles authorised in later supplements to the original list of authorised titles. Both in good, unissued condition. read more