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  • PRE-WW2 ARP PRESENTATION ART-DECO LADIES CIGARETTE CASE

    A superb pre-WW2 hallmarked silver art-deco ladies cigarette case, presented to a lady officer by the students of her first anti-gas class. Damage and dent free with slight tarnishing. Good clear presentation engraving. Above the hallmark seems to be a pawn shop marking. A very attractive item. (77 grams of silver with a scrap value of approx £35 at the time of listings).

    £100.00
  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT POSTER ‘BEWARE THE SQUANDER BUG’

    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:- This is one of the most iconic images of the WW2 home front ‘The Squander bug’. Poster in cartoon form shows an individual ‘squandering’ money on the un-necessary, with the slogan ‘Beware the Squander Bug’ Outstanding

    £495.00
  • 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