WW2 Free French 'Amis des Voluntaires Francais' AVF supporters badge
A scarce original Second World War period English made 'Free French supporters pin badge' small gilt circular example enamelled in the colour of the French flag, bearing a 'Cross of Lorraine' and the initials 'AVF' (Amis des Voluntaires Francais). Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, but gilt finish a bit dulled.
Circa 19mm in diameter.
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WW1 Fairfield (Scotland) On War Service Badge
Gilt and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting makers details for Dingley Birmingham and '16' a very low individual issue number to the reverse. The king's crown to the centre of a white enamelled circlet bearing the title, " On War Service Fairfield " Based on the River Clyde in Glasgow Fairfield 's were well known ship-builders.
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WW2 Home Front - Plastic Economy Home Guard Womens Section Badge
Plastic beret / breast badge with original and functional pin and fittings to reverse. Maker's name A.Stanley & Sons of Walsall. Nice and flat with no distortion and only minor crazing.
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WW2 Home Front - HG Home Guard Brass Shoulder Title
Slight touch of verdigris to the front otherwise in good condition with two original loops to the reverse. Circa 37mm wide and 17mm tall.
Similar to Westlake 1824 but this actual pattern not illustrated.
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WW2 Home Front - Official LDV (Local Defence Volunteers - later the Home Guard) Black on Khaki Armlet
Official issue ' armlet ' for issue to the Local Defence Volunteers. Printed on khaki, this pattern of armband was issued from May 1940 to be worn on the right arm in lieu of uniform. The initially slow delivery was made up for by a multiplicity of home made versions (see item listed below).
WW2 Civil Defence Corps North Riding (of Yorkshire) Embroidered Yellow on Black Cloth Shoulder Title
In very good condition.
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WW2 Home Front Postal & Telegraph Censorship Branch Lapel Pin Brooch Badge
A scarce original wartime (WW2) oxidised silver badge, featuring a rose within a laurel wreath surmounted by a King's Crown with Greek motto scroll below which translates as "We Work in Silence". Believed to be worn by officers at ports employed to seek out sensitive material which would be of use to the United Kingdom's enemies. in very good condition (the white blob to the bottom of the reve... read more
WW2 Home Front - Royal Ordnance Factories (ROF) Brass Cap Badge
In very good condition with two original loops to the reverse.
Comm BoHa (113)
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De Havilland Aircraft Company production workers silver badge dated 1939
A scarce original De Havilland Aircraft Company production workers small silver lapel badge in the form of the companies logo, an aircraft fighter plane with blue enamel 'D' and 'H' superimposed over each wing, with 1939 below, the reverse impressed 'Silver' (only the last three letters visible due to the placement of the horseshoe). Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole horses... read more
WW2 Home Front - Emergency Road Repairs Printed Arm Band
Red printed on dark blue. Very slight 1cms pull in the blue material at about 8 o'clock from red circle otherwise in very good condition. Not come across this one before.
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