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London ' S ' Zone Home Guard Helmet.

London ' S ' Zone Home Guard Helmet.

A MkII Helmet marked to one side ' H.G. S Zone L.D ' stencilled in red and yellow paint. London ' S Zone ' was the area to the North from Hampstead to Elstree, most of which fell under the administrative auspices of the Middlesex TAA. Whilst the 24th Middlesex Battalion HG wore an ' S ' as part of their unit designations it is difficult to ascertain who specifically wore these marked helmets po...  read more

Code: 13208

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WLA Account - ' Set my Hand upon the Plough '.

WLA Account - ' Set my Hand upon the Plough '.

1946 1st ed. ' Set my Hand upon the Plough ' by E.M.Barraud. 91pg, original and scarce illustrated account of WLA and farming life.
' In 1939 the writer Enid Barraud, disillusioned with her city life, left London and went to live in a village in Cambridgeshire, joining what became known as The Women's Land Army, one of thousands of women who worked the land, while war raged overhead and ...  read more

Code: 13207

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Air Raid Warden Enamel Sign.

Air Raid Warden Enamel Sign.

50mm x 230mm enamel sign for an ' ARP AIR RAID WARDEN ' featuring a stylised ' ARP ' device. Clear signs of use with areas of enamel damage but the main title is clear. Earlier pattern than those more commonly encountered.  read more

Code: 13206

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Defence - The Services' Magazine & Home Guard Monthly - 1943

Defence - The Services' Magazine & Home Guard Monthly - 1943

February 1943ed of the Home Guard Monthly with articles on ' Frustrate Hitler ', ' Arms of the Army ', ' Concealment & Deceit ' with the usual regular columns. 44pgs in good, used condition with partial spine tear.  read more

Code: 13205

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WLA 4 Year Armband.

WLA 4 Year Armband.

Felt and cotton, embroidered Women's Land Army armband for four years service. This example in excellent, lightly used condition without so much of the shrinkage and mis-shaping commonly associated with this armband.  read more

Code: 13204

58.00 GBP

Illuminated

Illuminated " LIT " Blackout badge.

Scarce example of an illuminated badge for use in the blackout. This N.O.S. example is intact in it's original envelope ( an image of an identical, but different colour badge is shown for information ) and is retailed under the " LIT " brand to promote ' Black-out Safety ! ' . Designed to be screwed into a torch using the bulb holder as the power source. Excellent, as new condition and scarce.  read more

Code: 13203

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Comic Postcard - ' A.R.P. '

Comic Postcard - ' A.R.P. '

Early comic postcard published by Valentines by the artist ' Whimsy '. Postally used, good, used condition with a light over frank.
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Code: 13202

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Rough Stuff for Home Guards.

Rough Stuff for Home Guards.

1942 2nd ed. ' Rough Stuff for Home Guards ' by S.Duffield & A.G.Elliot. 80pgs detailing hand to hand fighting, suitability of shot guns, the dagger, sawn off gun etc with essays ' I caught a traitor , Treat 'em Rough etc. In good, used condition with light marking, creasing etc to covers. Uncommon.  read more

Code: 13201

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Civil Defence Printed Ambulance titles.

Civil Defence Printed Ambulance titles.

Pair of gold on blue, printed Ambulance shoulder titles to be worn by Civl Defence personnel. In good, used condition with clear evidence of having been removed from a uniform.  read more

Code: 13200

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War Service Scouts handbook.

War Service Scouts handbook.

96pg handbook for War Service Scouts published by the Boy Scouts Assoc. Includes chapters on ARP, Patrolling 'Commandos must begin somewhere!', self defence as well as all the normal Scouting endeavours. Illustrated throughout with photographs, maps,sketches and maps. In good, used condition with slightly creased covers and rusted staples with one minor tear to one page.  read more

Code: 13199

24.00 GBP