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  • 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
  • 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
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT ‘CLEANSING DEPOT’ ENAMEL DIRECTIONAL SIGN.

    A reasonably scarce enamel, home front directional sign, indicating the way to a ‘Cleansing Depot’ entrance. I’d rate the sign in terms of condition, high 6-7/10 Like many a sign that now comes to the market they are not without edge corrosion and enamel damage issues. The vast majority of the enamel damage is to the lower edge, with the remaining damage no better of worse than a

    £335.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT CIVILIAN GAS MASK (CARRY CASE VARIANT)

    A civilian issue pre/early war gas mask contained in one of its carry variants, being a cylindrical tin. The mask is the standard civilian type with the period addition of the extra filter canister. Mask is complete with some rubber perishing to the face face, forehead area (see images). Good clear maker mark with manufacture date 4/37 (April 1937) The carry tin is the ‘more interesting’ item of

    £55.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT ARP SHELL DRESSING

    A good untouched / unopened shell dress as issued to the Air Raid Precaution Department as pert of the preparations for 'the war to come'. Excellent clean damage free condition, with clear printed instruction details and issue date 1938/9.

    £24.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT A.R.P. MANUAL ‘MEDICAL TREATMENT OF GAS CASUALTIES’ (1st EDITION 1938)

    An excellent condition home front, Air Raid Precaution, manual No. 3 'Medical Treatment of Gas Casualties' This is the first edition of this manual as produced in 1938. Fully expecting gas attacks should war come the Home Office prepared the home services with information on how to treat gas casualties. Superb damage free condition, with hard back card covers.

    £24.00
  • WW1 / WW2 BRITISH CHILDS ‘TOY’ SERVICE HELMET

    This type of helmet was produced during both world wars as a child's play 'toy'. This example, I personally believe to be early WW2 produced. The shell is a crudely stamped item with metal crimping to its brim. Two brim rivets hold the lace chin strap in position. Finish to the exterior & interior are in excellent condition, with 80% plus of the paint finish remaining. Shell is

    £135.00
  • WW2 BRITISH HOME FRONT ‘MUSKETRY NOTES’ for THE ESSEX HOME GUARD

    A super little 4 page pamphlet, produced by the Essex County Telegraph on musketry. 17 points of essential interest in the care and use of your service rifle. Excellent damage free condition.

    £20.00