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.
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
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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Rare WW2 'South American' Free French Gallic Cockerel Crowing Enemal Lapel Badge
A most unusual WW2 small sized enamel lapel badge with original brooch pin fitting and indistinct makers details to the reverse. The Gallic Cockerel in red white and blue enamel with the Cross of Lorraine to its chest. Circa 2.5cms tall.
This Free French cockerel lapel badge was made in South America (possibly Argentina) for the civilian Free French Committees of Sao-Paulo and... read more
Auxiliary Fire Service miniature AFS lapel badge
A scarce original circa wartime period 'Auxiliary Fire Service lapel badge'; unusual silver plated brass and enamel example based on the style of the ARP badge. Good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel with minor service wear, with bruise to crown, silver plating worn back to base.
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WW1 Home Front- Grahame - White (Aviation) & Co, Weybridge, Surrey, Aeroplane Maker's Mufti Lapel Badge
A scarce and attractive WW1 aeroplane workers lapel badge depicting a winged propeller and aero engine on blue enamel title ring. Pin fixing suggesting it was worn by a female. Enamel in very good condition with no damage. Registered number to reverse is 662525 (which denotes 1918 ) Pin is an old replacement, but still functional. Circa 4.2cm wide.
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WW2 Home Front National Fire Service ( NFS ) Enamel and Chrome White Metal Cap Badge
Enamel in good undamaged condition, with minor surface wear to the chrome finish. Two original lugs to the reverse and the letter 'M' stamped on the reverse of the King's crown ( perhaps for the maker Miller ? ). Circa 4.7cm tall and 4.1cm wide.
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Ministry of Food Ration Book for 1952-53 - North Wales connection
Partially used ration book issued to an H.J. Cazaly who lived in North Wales (address is very faded). Some retailer stamps for a grocer in Llanengan. A number of coupons removed, some pages with crossing out, but a fascinating insight into post war history.
Ration books were books which contained coupons that shopkeepers cut out or signed when people bought food and other items... read more
Northumberland Youth Service Corps Enamel, Painted and Brass Lapel Badge
A scarce and early lapel badge with the arms of the County of Northumberland, England within a black circlet. Backstamped with the issue number "717". Circa 3.3cm in diameter. Some minor wear to the red enamel. The yellow stripes are painted rather than enamel (and has some damage - see photos). A real "economy feel" to it. Never seen this before and would welcome any information. Look, ... read more
WW2 Home Front Duchess of Northumberlands ATS Comfort Fund Enamel Pin Badge Brooch
Gilt bright and enamel in undamaged condition. Slight service wear. Original pin fitting to reverse. Maker marked Thomas Fattorini Ltd, Regent St, Birmingham. Scarce. Coll.