WW2 Home Front - Westland Aircraft Ltd Brass and Enamel War Workers Official Pin Badge
A square of blue and yellow enamel on brass with issue number '3958' to centre. Fully functional original pin fittings to reverse. Also embossed 'Property of W.A. Ltd' on the the reverse. A chip to the yellow enamel and much surface marking to enamel from wear but otherwise intact and in good overall condition. Worn on the overalls everyday at work rather than a walking out mufti badge, so w... read more
WW2 Home Front - WVS Embroidered Uniform Badge
Removed from uniform, a good original Second World War period Women's Voluntary Service felt cloth uniform badg'e maroon silk embroidered Crowned 'W.V.S Civil Defence' on grey felt cloth backing. Very good clean condition. Circa 6.4 cms tall.
The embroidered WVS Civil Defence badge was worn on the lower right sleeve of the tweed jacket and overcoat and the left breast of... read more
WW2 Home Front - Inspectorate of Fighting Vehicles Enamel Lapel Badge
A splendid WW2 chrome and enamel lapel badge with original brooch pin fitting and individual issue number 214 to the reverse. A WW I style tank on a red enamel ground to the centre of a yellow enamel circlet bearing the title. Red and yellow being the colours of the Royal Armoured Corps. Worn by officials overseeing the manufacture of fighting vehicles in various factories. A quality item, ver... read more
WW2 Home Front - Army Cadet Force ( ACF ) Chrome and Enamel Lapel Badge
King's crown, enamel in very good condition. Horseshoe lapel fitting. Maker marked Fattorini & Sons Ltd, Bradford Works, Birmingham. Circa 2.8cm tall. Post 1943.
WW2 Home Front - Womens Transport Service ( FANY First Aid Nursing Yeomanry)
A die cast bronze officer's cap badge with two original blades and makers details for Gaunt London to the reverse. A cross moline to the centre of a circlet bearing the title. In very good condition.
In the Second World War, the F.A.N.Y. was formed into the initial driver companies of the Auxiliary Territorial Service, called the Women's Transport Service, and it also served as ... read more
WW2 Entertainments National Service Association ENSA bronze cap / lapel badge
A scarce ORIGINAL circa 1939 to 1946 period 'Entertainments National Service Association bronze cap badge'; designed by 'Sir Edwin Lutyens PRA' in the form of a stylized inverted triangle with central initial 'E' with NSA to each arm, the reverse retaining original pin fitting. Very good condition although a stock number has been painted to the reverse. Circa 2.5cms tall.
ENSA w... read more
WW2 Home Front - ARP (Air Raid Precautions) trained Nurse Overalls Badge
Removed from uniform, in good condition and colours still bright. Worn until 1941 only.
With the change of ARP to CD in 1941, the ARP badge was dropped in favour of a yellow CD on blue/white fabric.
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WW2 1st Lancashire Battalion (Barrow in Furness) Vickers Armstrong Home Guard Embroidered Designation Formation Cloth Badge
A light blue embroidered design on a red (faded to orange) disk, circa 5cm in diameter. In very good condition and rare.
Morris Part 2 page 94 refers.
See also https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52498&highlight=vickers+armstrong
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Green Howards- North Riding of Yorkshire- Home Guard Association Enamel Lapel Badge
A small brass and enamel lapel badge with buttonhole fitting to the reverse (fitting slightly twisted). The titles " Green Howards N.R. " backed with green enamel between red enamel backed " Home Guard " and " Association ". Enamel in very good condition. Scarce.
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