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Buying and Selling Wartime Collectables - An Enthusiasts Guide to Militaria Book by Ward & Ingram (2007)

Large format Hard back book with dust jacket. Indexed, 128 pp. Only fault is a page fold on last page. In almost new condition, good enough to give as a present. 20 new.

Will post to UK address only.

Comm GrH

Code: 59135Price: 10.00 GBP


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American Military Insignia (WW2) Book by Willian Fowler (1989)

Large format, hard back book with dust cover. Tear to top edge of dust cover (see photo). In second hand condition, dust cover a bit grubby. Indexed, 80pp, contents in good clean condition with no tears, repairs or annotations. A useful guide for the beginner.

Will post to UK address only.

Comm GrH

Code: 59134Price: 10.00 GBP


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Bosleys Colour Postal Auction Catalogue (No 75) 9th December 2015 with prices realised sheet

In good condition with no pen marks, tears or annotations. The odd small crease to card covers. With complete sales achieved hammer price for each of the 648 lots, 56pp. These catalogues are essential reference in their own right.

Comm GrH

Code: 59133Price: 5.00 GBP


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The Fifth or Royal Northumberland Fusiliers ( RNF) Battle Dress Blouse Slip On Shoulder Title, worn 1940 - 1945

A slip on black on khaki shoulder title with retaining strip. In good condition with no moth or damage. Also worn on KD shirt.

Col Denis Wood, Edn 2 No 728A refers

Comm FB

Code: 59132Price: 16.00 GBP


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WW2 - outstanding 3rd Indian Army Division Rare Chindits Collection

A superb group of items to the Chindits whose exploits in Burma in WW2 are well known. Led by Major- General Orde Wingate they made history with their airborne and jungle penetration expeditions. This grouping includes a yellow on blue embroidered Chinthern formation sign, a white on blue shoulder title " Chindit " and a scarce gold wire bullion title " Chindits, but most especially the rare original certificate from 1944 outlining the duties of being a Chindit and a member of this Special Force. The certificate has fold lines and has been fixed to a backing sheet many years ago to preserve it. See page 105 of Peter Taylor's book for a copy of this certificate. All in good condition, cloth items may have white bluetack to the reverse. Please note I will not break this grouping up. See accompanying photos listed below.

Comm GrH

Code: 59131Price: 395.00 GBP


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WW2 - outstanding 3rd Indian Army Division Rare Chindits Collection - More photos

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Code: 59130Price: On Request


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WW2 - outstanding 3rd Indian Army Division Rare Chindits Collection - And more photos

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Code: 59129Price: On Request


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WW2 1st Battalion Suffolk Regiment / 3rd Infantry Division Cloth Formation Sign Battledress Combination

In good condition with no moth or other damage.

Comm GrH

Code: 59128Price: 155.00 GBP


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WW2 Norwegian Free Forces Army Embroidered Cloth Nationality Formation Sign Patch (Norwegian flag)

A small neatly embroidered Norwegian flag on a khaki felt rectangle, hessian backed, circa 3.8cm by 3.1cm. In very good condition. As worn by members of No 5 Troop ( Norway ) of No 10 (Inter Allied) Commando. Not to be confused with the RAF Norwegian volunteers version which is on a blue / grey background.

D77.1

Code: 59126Price: 98.00 GBP


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Princess Louise's WW1 Munition Maker's Canteen Lapel Pin Brooch Badge

A scarce and heavily gold plated (unmarked) cast pin badge with original and functional pin fittings to the reverse. Circa 3.5cm tall. In very good condition.

The system of works canteens was a WW1 innovation from Lloyd George's drive to improve conditions for workers and his desire to reduce alcohol related problems in the a place where war stores were being manufactured. Canteens were to be alcohol free places and intended to entice workers away from the temptation of taking their lunch in the local pub. In 1915, Lady Lawrence established the Munition Makers' Canteen Committee to organise such facilities in the various munitions making factories. The identity of the workers who wore this particular badge is probably possible to track down from the use of hte cypher for the Princess Louise. Any further information welcome.

D77.2

Code: 59125Price: 45.00 GBP

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