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  • WW1 BRITISH 1914 ON WAR SERVICE LAPEL BADGE

    A good untouched 1914 lapel badge worn by those on war service, but not in the armed forces from the outbreak of war. To show onlookers ‘they are ding their bit’. Blue enamel and gilt brass finish. Reverse with button hole lapel fitting, being very much a ‘male badge’. Digit ‘A’ with a five figure issue number. Maker marked, ‘Vaughtons Ltd. Birmingham’ (A lesser known badge maker of the period).

    £34.00
  • WW1 BRITISH HOME FRONT FUND RAISING ‘TIME CAPSULE’

    A super ‘time capsule’ of WW1 home front fund raising related items for various causes, contained in a period chocolate box; ‘starting’ from the early stage of the war A pin cushion in the form of a ‘book’ with a silk embroidered cover being the cap badge of the Army Veterinary Corps. To the interior are a number of paper day flag lapel pins for varying

    £245.00
  • MIXED BADGE LOT (1)

    A mixed lot of badges buttons and a sweetheart brooch. Military and home front. All fittings present and in good order. Sold as seen.

    £24.00
  • BRITISH WW1 HOME FRONT PROPAGANDA PAMPHLET ‘GERMANY VIOLATION OF BELGIUM’

    A very big point of anti-German propaganda from the out break of war was Germany’s treatment of neutral Belgium. Britain made as much of Germany’s violation of Belgium’s borders as was possible. This pamphlet dated March 1915 reiterates said actions and is urging people to ‘Enlist’ to reverse the injustice of he invasion. Good double sided condition ‘hand Bill’ which is grubby, has folded in half, but

    £55.00
  • BRITISH WW1 HOME FRONT FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT PASS

    A 1915 dated pass from the Isle of Sheppey giving freedom of movement by the barer in the area. Issued under the ‘Defence of the Realm’ act. Grubby damage free condition. Folded into four where carried. Passes of this type were issued in ‘sensitive’ areas due to military installations or areas considered an invasion risk.

    £20.00
  • WW1 BRITISH KITCHENER HOUSE HOSPITAL (CONVALESCENCE) BUILDING NAME PLAQUE

    An item of some historic value in relation too WW1 British military medicine ! A large metallic name plaque as would be seen on the main entrance to the hospital. Aluminium, ‘formed edge’ backing plate, with individual attached brass lettering. The obverse of the plaque is with a good painted black finish, the reverse is showing wear to the finish. The brass lettering is crisp and is

    £950.00
  • WW1 BRITISH RFC NEEDLE CRAFTWORK TABLE CENTRE PIECE

    An excellent piece of WW1 needle craft, making a very pleasing to the eye RFC table centre piece. The workmanship in the various coloured threads is of a high quality, I would say English made rather than the French or Belgium works of a similar vintage in silk thread. Two areas of fragility at the last and right edges of the central horizontal fold (see images). An item

    £100.00
  • WW1 BRITISH ‘ESCAPE AID’/HOME FRONT HANDKERCHIEF

    A handkerchief sized, light cotton cloth with English/French/German printed military terms, and common words used in communication. Not sure if this is the fore-runner of an escape and evasion aid, or simply a home front produced ‘novelty’. Excellent condition, with a small hole at the edge of the right horizontal crease, as viewed (see image). Only ‘thing’ of its the I have ever owned/been able to offer for

  • ‘ANTI-NAZI’ CHILDS CARICATURE CUT OUT PUPPETS

    Before I start, difficult to know what category this falls within, so I have opted for British WW2 home front. A un-cut card/child's toy of Nazi leader caricatures, that when assembled make 2D puppets. Not exactly PC by new age thoughts and feelings as a child's toy....how times change. Card is in excellent damage free condition. Its country of origin is speculated upon, with the USA being probably

    £95.00
  • WW1 BRITISH CRESTED ‘GOSS’ CHINA WEAR MALDON ESSEX/ZEPPELIN INTEREST

    A rare piece of Goss crested china wear sadly damaged. China wear in the form the incendiary bomb dropped by Zeppelin on Maldon on the 16th of April 1915. Maldon crest with the details of the incident to the item base along with maker details. Sadly the carry handle is broken and their is a hair-line crack to the piece. Produced in small numbers hence its comparative rarity.

    £24.00
  • BRITISH WW2 HOME FRONT ANTI-MUSSOLINI PROPAGANDA MINIATURE CHAMBER POT ‘

    British comedy, anti-Mussolini propaganda in the form of a miniature chamber pot, otherwise know as a ‘Po’. Pot, manufactured in low grade ceramics with the image of Mussolini to the interior base and the slogan to both sides ‘Wop No. 1’ and “We’ve got him on the run’ Excellent damage free condition, with minor crazing (as is common) to the exterior glaze. Marked to the base ‘Fieldings,  

  • WW2 BRITISH RED CROSS PROFICIENCY MEDAL

    A good named British Red Cross Society medal for proficiency in ‘Anti-Gas Training’. Red and white enamel on a gilt base with the ‘Anti-Gas’ bar fitting to to top of the ribbon. First introduced in the 1920’s. Excellent damage free condition.

    £70.00