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WW2 North African Campaign White Metal Theatre Made Souvenir Brooch Tunis 1943

WW2 North African Campaign White Metal Theatre Made Souvenir Brooch Tunis 1943

A rough sand cast example no doubt made for Allied Forces following the capture of Tunis in 1943. Circa 4cm across with original pin fitting. An attractive design in the form of a crescent with a camel, mosque and date palm with the date 1943 and Tunis incorporated into the design. Most likely a victory souvenir sold in the souks and bazaars of Tunis.

In May 1943, with the f...  read more

Code: 63180

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Radnor Home Guard ( HG) Brass Cap Badge, QEII Issue

Radnor Home Guard ( HG) Brass Cap Badge, QEII Issue

A good stiff brass badge with original slider. Queens crown denotes post 1952. Welsh Home Guard unit, 2nd phase, 1951 to 1957.

In December 1951, the Home Guard, disbanded in 1945, was again raised, to be finally stood down in July 1957. Some units had badges produced at their own expense, and this included the Radnor Home Guard. The county was in the South Wales Borderers' recrui...  read more

Code: 60349

15.00 GBP

WW2 Netherlands Dutch Army Free Forces Cap Badge - Gaunt London

WW2 Netherlands Dutch Army Free Forces Cap Badge - Gaunt London

Brass WW II cap badge with original slider to the reverse bearing maker maker's details for JR Gaunt London (no full stop). The Royal Lion of the House of Orange above a scroll "Nederland". In very good condition.

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Code: 59037

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WW2 Home Front MTTC Mechanised Transport Training Corps Bronze Cap Badge

WW2 Home Front MTTC Mechanised Transport Training Corps Bronze Cap Badge

A scarce original early Second World War 1939 to 1940 period Mechanised Transport Training Corps hat badge in the form of a motor car wheel and tyre, the voided centre bearing crossed spanners each with a raised letter 'MTTC' with motto scroll below 'Pro Patria' all in die cast light coloured bronze with original pin fittings. Circa 2.9cm in diameter. In excellent condition.

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Code: 62243

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WW2 BBC London Calling Leaflet

WW2 BBC London Calling Leaflet

A rare original WW2 BBC leaflet for the British Broadcasting Corporation giving details of weekly information broadcasts sent out from London by Morse Code around the world including occupied Europe. Circa 8 inches by 5 inches and printed in ten languages over four sides on wartime austerity paper. In good condition, has been folded but no damage, repairs or annotations.

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Code: 62899

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WW2 Home Front Collectable - Economy Plastic National Savings Pin

WW2 Home Front Collectable - Economy Plastic National Savings Pin

A scarce National Savings gold coloured cellulose acetate plastic economy badge issued after 1942 due save on metals for the war effort (sometimes incorrectly referred to as Bakelite). Badge is Circa 3cm tall excluding length of pin. In very good condition.

Featured in "Doing Their Bit" by Jon Mills, p192.

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Code: 62888

18.00 GBP

WW2 Greetings National Savings Stamp Christmas Xmas Gift Card

WW2 Greetings National Savings Stamp Christmas Xmas Gift Card

A scarce original wartime National Savings stamp savings greeting card. Unused and in very good condition. The card is circa 12cm by 9.5cm.

This one shows a British Infantry sentry on a starry night looking out over Bethlehem a combined operations formation sign on his greatcoat sleeve. Inside somebody has written in pencil "1943".

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Code: 62887

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WW2 Greetings National Savings Stamp Patriotic Gift Card

WW2 Greetings National Savings Stamp Patriotic Gift Card

A scarce original wartime National Savings stamp greeting card. Unused and in very good condition. The card is circa 12cm by 9.5cm.

Featured in "Doing Their Bit" Jon Mills wonderful book on page 191.

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Code: 62886

10.00 GBP

WW2 British Red Cross Society Agriculture Fund, Collection Identification Badge

WW2 British Red Cross Society Agriculture Fund, Collection Identification Badge

A small Second World War gilt and enamel badge, the reverse with maker's details "J.R. Gaunt London". Good condition with minor marks to gilt, original pin fitting, no damage to the enamel. 23mm tall.

The Duke of Gloucester's Appeal was launched in 1939 and was based around the county committees of the National Farmers Union, funds were raised around the agricultural community b...  read more

Code: 60124

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WW2 Royal Naval Mine Watching Service Mufti Lapel Badge

WW2 Royal Naval Mine Watching Service Mufti Lapel Badge

Enamel in good condition, gilt bright. Circa 3cm tall. Horseshoe to reverse, backmarked J R Gaunt London.

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Code: 59750

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