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  • WW1 BRITISH HOME FRONT PATRIOTIC PHOTO PLAQUE

    A hand made treen plaque with the obverse painted with the Allied flags surrounding a central photo portrait of a British soldier (Sadly not named and difficult to definitively say which regiment he is serving with). The plaque is made and executed with some delicacy, pleasing to the eye. Damage free, with some minor chipping. (See images) Typical ‘victory’ home front item.

    £45.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT ON WAR SERVICE LAPEL BADGE W.F.S. & Co. Ltd.

    A nice bi-coloured National Service, On War Service lapel badge, W.F.S. & Co. Ltd. Good clear bright, damage free enamel badge with reverse fitting lapel pin. Brooch safety keeper absent. Issue numbered 219, with maker details ‘Thomas Fattorini, Regent St. Birmingham’. Sadly I can find no information on the factory.

  • WW1 BRITISH WAR VOLUNTEER (WV) SERVICE BADGE WITH RED CROSS ‘CONNECTIONS’

    A superb WW1 WV lapel badge backed with a period Red Cross formation sign, mounted on its original Red Cross  ‘backing card’. A standard WV badge with reverse issue number, mounted on a felt Red Cross, showing (via the issue card) association with the British Red Cross Society, Cornwall Work Auxiliary. The backing card (in red to its revers, see images) is missing sadly the bottom arm

    £65.00
  • BRITISH HOME FRONT WW1 RAILWAY ON WAR SERVICE BADGE

    A very good condition ‘On War Service’ badge for an employee of the Midland Railway. Multi-coloured enamel on gilt brass. Good maker details and service number to the badge reverse. (Thanks to my observant internet friend for pointing out its a WW1 related badge.)

  • BRITISH HOME FRONT WW2 CLOTHING RATION BOOKS

    A nice group of four clothing ration books (WW2 (3) and immediate post war (1)) too the one family (see images). Books are in very good ‘used’ condition, showing coupons used. An iconic ‘thing’ representing home life during WW2 and the tough years of rationing post war.

    £40.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT N.F.S. SERVICE HELMET (FF District 38)

    A very good, well used, personalised NFS (National Fire Service) service helmet, serving ‘Fire Force’ district 38 London (Wimbledon). Period khaki/dark green finish, has now worn, giving a blackened appearance due to field use. To helmet front is a very good condition NFS transfer, and FF number. Interior in its original drab olive green. Adjacent marking to the right chin strap bracket point ‘?K’ (obscured under the chin

    £135.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT N.F.S. SERVICE HELMET (FF District 39)

    An excellent condition NFS (National Fire Service) service helmet, serving ‘Fire Force’ district 39 (Swindon). Period refinished in khaki/olive green. To helmet front is a very good condition NFS transfer and FF number. Interior in its original drab olive green. No visible under-brim maker or date details. Liner is with the early oval upper cushion pad with the chin strap in good matching, grubby condition, with a couple of

  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT N.F.S. SERVICE HELMET

    A very good, used NFS (National Fire Service) service helmet. Period refinished in khaki/dark green. To helmet front is a very good condition NFS transfer. Interior in its original drab olive green. Adjacent marking to the right chin strap bracket point the marking ‘cl S.S.   1’ with the date 1941; also period painted the original owner service number (see images). Liner and chin strap in very

  • BRITISH WW2 HOME FRONT ANTI-HITLER PROPAGANDA MINIATURE ‘PO’

    British comedy, anti-Hitler propaganda in the form of a miniature chamber pot, otherwise know as a ‘Po’. Pot, manufactured in low grade ceramics with the image of Hitler to the interior base and the slogan to the other side ‘Chums, what would you do?’ Excellent damage free condition, with crazing (as is common) to the exterior glaze. Marked to the base ‘Made in England’ Used as mantel-piece ornament ! Nice

    £75.00
  • WW1 BRITISH HOME FRONT ‘ROYAL NAVY MOTOR BOAT RESERVE’ SWEETHEART BADGE/BROOCH

    A very nice maker and Sterling silver marked sweetheart badge/brooch for the R.N.M.B.R. Superbly struck badge with crisp detail, being damage and wear free. Reverse with a quality brooch pin fitting and safety catch. Good clear marking to the very top of the badge reverse. The R.N.M.B.R. was a small specialist force with limited numbers in service at any one time, A rare badge/brooch !

  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT WOMENS LAND ARMY TIE

    Bottle green tie with interwoven WLA detail. Very good used condition, with one very small area of edge edge ‘partial wear’. Underside with maker label ‘Tootal Tie’ (see images). Worn in an ‘off duty’/walking out capacity more so than in work situation.

    £125.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT ‘REJECTED ART WORK’

    An interesting printing plate, thats been rejected detailing art work of a male and female head image in British steel helmet. Both images are somewhat typical of images used during WW2 on various propaganda posters. Reverse of the plate is the faint marking ‘rejected’. An ‘unusual’ item. I have included two poster images of the type of image that was trying to be achieved. The posters are NOT I

    £125.00