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WW2 Home Front - HG Home Guard Brass Shoulder Title

WW2 Home Front - HG Home Guard Brass Shoulder Title

In good condition with two original loops to the reverse. Circa 30mm wide and 16mm tall. Generally the Home Guard wore cloth titles, but some units wore this title in metal.

Slightly shorter in width and different to another pattern offered as my item 63526.

Westlake No 1824 for this version.

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Code: 63912

12.00 GBP

WW2 Home Front  - Industrial ARP BIRLEC (Birmingham Electric Furnace Company) Enamel & Chrome Lapel Badge

WW2 Home Front - Industrial ARP BIRLEC (Birmingham Electric Furnace Company) Enamel & Chrome Lapel Badge

Chrome and enamel, in great condition. Original horseshoe fitting and maker marked Thomas Fattorini Ltd, Regent Street, Birmingham. Scarce.

Birlec Ltd. was an English manufacturer of industrial electric furnaces. Birlec was founded in 1927, as the Birmingham Electric Furnace Company, establishing a factory at Tyburn Road, Erdington, Birmingham. In 1954, Birlec's owner the Mond ... read more

Code: 65537

85.00 GBP

WW2 Home Front - County of Derbyshire Air Raid Welfare Enamel and Brass Pin Badge

WW2 Home Front - County of Derbyshire Air Raid Welfare Enamel and Brass Pin Badge

An original Second World War circular gilt badge with red and white enamel and title Derbyshire Air Raid Welfare around the Arms of Derbyshire. Very good condition, original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Diameter 26mm.

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Code: 56679

24.00 GBP

WW2 Royal Arsenal Factory Woolwich War Workers Lapel Badge

WW2 Royal Arsenal Factory Woolwich War Workers Lapel Badge

An original Second World War period 'Royal Arsenal Woolwich brass badge' bearing the 'Board of Ordnance' shiel. Gilt Brass and circa 25mm in diameter, with original horseshoe fitting. Maker marked T & S Ltd Birmingham (Toye & Spence) and issue number B5902. The detail on the cannons wheels has been polished away and some minor wear to gilt and small stain to bottom right of shield otherwise ... read more

Code: 65395

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WW2 AFS AVRO Chromium and enamel Mufti Lapel Buttonhole Badge

WW2 AFS AVRO Chromium and enamel Mufti Lapel Buttonhole Badge

In superb condition with no damage to enamel and with a blank reverse and original horseshoe fitting. Wings are circa 3.9cms wide and 1.1cms tall. Chrome and enamel in excellent condition.

Avro (A.V. Roe & Co.) was a British aircraft manufacturer. Its designs include the Avro 504, used as a trainer in the First World War, the Avro Lancaster, one of the pre-eminent bombers of ... read more

Code: 65403

85.00 GBP

WW2 Home Front - Plastic Economy Home Guard Badge- attributed

WW2 Home Front - Plastic Economy Home Guard Badge- attributed

Plastic beret / breast badge with original and functional pin and fittings to reverse. Maker's name A.Stanley & Sons of Walsall and number 1-A. Nice and flat with no distortion and only minor crazing. Normally associated with the women who served in the HG.

This has some details scratched to the reverse as follows:

"Lt Col V Sorrell" and below that the number "202... read more

Code: 65142

185.00 GBP

Rare WW2 German POW Internment War Work Inlaid Wood Vesta

Rare WW2 German POW Internment War Work Inlaid Wood Vesta

This is a very high quality inlaid wooden vesta or match safe, to the front it has ‘P.O.W. Shrewsbury camp’ and to the back a lovely inlaid star shape. Research shows that the pow camp at Shrewsbury was used to house German internees and other German prisoners captured at the various fronts (see below). The box has a flip lid to the side and on the underside of the lid a strip of sandpaper used... read more

Code: 65144

65.00 GBP

WW2 Era Royal Engineers Metal & Celluloid Matchbox Cover

WW2 Era Royal Engineers Metal & Celluloid Matchbox Cover

A nice quality piece made from a metal core with a coloured celluloid covering with the badge for the Royal Engineers front and back with King George VI cypher to the middle, the spine marked Royal Engineers. Measuring just under 2.5 inches long it comes in very good condition with some mild marking to the surface. Empty matchbox which it contains is for display only.

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Code: 65146

25.00 GBP

NAAFI Original Royal Navy, Army and Air Force Institute Bronze Cap Badge, Kings Crown

NAAFI Original Royal Navy, Army and Air Force Institute Bronze Cap Badge, Kings Crown

A very good original example of a scarce WW2 British Army / Home Front NAAFI bronze cap badge. Impressed with issue number '23042'. Two original loops (n-s) to the reverse. This is genuine and not a modern copy.

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Code: 65097

40.00 GBP

Post WW2 - Control Commission Germany Large Bronzed Cap Badge

Post WW2 - Control Commission Germany Large Bronzed Cap Badge

A large cap badge with two original loops to the reverse. Circa 4.6cm across. In good condition.

After the defeat of Germany in 1945, a control commission was set up to support the Military Government. This Military government was gradually phased out and the Control Commission took over the role of " Local Government ". it was responsible for public safety and Health, Transport,... read more

Code: 64021

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