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  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT POSTER ‘THE SMALL HOLDING’

    Poster is approx 50cms. X 38cms. (as viewed) printed on correct period low grade paper. It is tear and damage free, and is free from age foxing or discolouration. Subject matter:- A superb pictorial poster extolling the virtues of National Savings, likened to the benefits of a small holding Outstanding well stored condition with very slight creasing to the poster edges.

    £235.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT POSTER ‘DOUBLE SAVING’

    Poster is approx 75cms. X 50cms. (as viewed) printed on correct period low grade paper. It is tear and damage free, and is free from age foxing or discolouration. Subject matter:- This is propaganda message aimed at war savings and the income benefits from them, being tax free. An increase of 5 shillings and six pence in ten years (just over 50p in todays value.....different times !) Outstanding

    £175.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT POSTER ‘SAVE FOR VICTORY’

    Poster is approx 75cms. X 50cms. (as viewed) printed on correct period low grade paper. It is tear and damage free, and is free from age foxing or discolouration. Subject matter:- This is propaganda message aimed at war savings in relation to ‘Victory’, with a prominent ‘V’ and is in the form of message ‘painted on a wall’. Message reads ‘Save for Victory in War Savings’ Outstanding well

    £275.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT POSTER ‘AIR RAID’

    Poster is approx. 50cms. X 30cms. (as viewed) printed on correct period low grade paper. It is tear and damage free, and is free from age foxing or discolouration. Subject matter:- This is a generic ARP Rest Centre & Food information poster intended to have local details written onto it, to aid local inhabitants with said detail. Outstanding well stored condition.

    £155.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT POSTER ‘IF’

    Poster is approx. 25cms. X 38cms. printed on correct period low grade paper. It is tear and damage free, with slight age foxing discolouration to the edge extremities. Subject matter:- This is a period ‘interpretation’ of the famous Rudyard Kipling poem ‘If’. The WW2 wording is aimed at National savings and the importance of it too the war effort, on the home front. Outstanding well stored condition.

    £155.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT (ARP) LIGHT BULB

    An item not intended/manufactured for longevity. A period 40w Bulb coloured blue and still in its protective packaging and box of issue. The box has been marked showing issue to the ARP. Mint condition, super display item ! Items of this type were marked to the various home front services to prevent ‘theft’. Being caught with such an item for ‘personal use’ carried a greater criminal prosecution.

    £45.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT REPAIR PARTY/WATER (RP/W) CIVIL DEFENCE SERVICE HELMET

    A very nice untouched example of a ‘white top’ section leaders RP/W (Repair Party/Water) ‘Tommy’ service helmet. Dent and damage free shell with wear/abrasions to the paint finish in keeping with its intended use. The white finish has been carefully period applied covering the exterior and inner rim only of the shell. The white finish now appears as the ‘lovely’ cream colour associated with its age and

  • BRITISH HOME FRONT ARCHIVE GROUPING TO A GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY WORKER

    The archive has its roots in WW1, with the individual being a veteran of WW1. The bulk of the grouping is GWR related and starts in the early 1930’s. Their are a number of rail union ‘subscription’ books all paid up in full until after the war. Other GWR related items are dining club tickets, staff association and employee members cards. Their are some GWR residue transportation dockets

    £228.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY PATRICROFT FIRE GUARD HELMET

    A very, nice attributable Fire Guard helmet to the Royal Ordnance Factory Patricroft. Helmet has been attic stored and as such the exterior now have a light ‘film’ of surface rusting; the interior has more of the original grey paint finish untouched by storage. Original head liner present, held in place by a black boot lace as was correct. (The lace has a break in it, see

    £225.00
  • WW2 (JUNE 1940) HOME FRONT PRODUCED HOME COOKING BOOKLET BY THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

    A very nice 28 page booklet produced by the RHS on ‘Simple Vegetable Cooking’ with a view to ‘beating’ some of the rations now in place in UK shops. A commercially produced booklet priced 3d (4 1/2d by post) giving ‘good’ advice on the varying ways to cook vegetables, thus laying a varied dinner table. Some fragility to the lower quarter of the spine to the staple.

    £24.00
  • WW2 HOME FRONT AIR RAID PRECAUTION MEM. No.2 ‘RESCUE PARTIES AND THE CLEARANCE OF DEBRIS’

    An eight page memorandum dealing with the title matter post air raid. Printed/issued 1936, so one of the early issued documents to the Civil defence services, ay that point, preparing for a war the ‘might’ come. Slight rusting to the two staples, other-wise excellent condition.

    £18.00
  • WW2 HOME FRONT AIR RAID PRECAUTION MEM. No.4 ‘AIR RAID WARDENS’

    A very interesting eleven page memorandum dealing with ‘Air Raid Wardens’ and the need for ‘citizen volunteers’ to for a body of men to deal with the eventualities of air raid Printed/issued 1937, this booklet deals with the formation, need, and actions of a very important part of what was to become the war effort on the home front Rusting to the two staples, with some staining

    £28.00