A ‘quirky’ period item being a Royal Navy cap tally for HMS Royal Sovereign, made into a ladies ‘garter strap’
Fading to the wire details and elasticated border banding, otherwise damage free.
A gift from a sailor (the same sailor as the previous listing) to his sweetheart ?
HMS Royal Sovereign was a ‘Revenge Class’ battleship seeing WW2 Service with the Royal Navy and from may 1944 the
WW2 ‘Chart of War Gases’ commercially produced under the auspices of the Ministry of Home Security. Three page fold out chart detailing the types of gases likely to be used by the enemy in a civilian air drop gas attack. Printed by HMSO and dated 1942. Pencilled owner details to front cover, faint and not easy to read. Centre fold but damage free.
AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service) Lapel badge. Red enamel and nickel finish badge. Reverse with button hole fitting, and maker initials H.W.M. Issue number to button hole fitting 196911. Excellent damage free condition.
AWA Flying Group Overall badge. Mint condition cloth badge.
Thanks to a site viewer I can now attribute this patch to the ‘Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft’ organisation.
A.W. were a major producer of aviation products pre and during WW2.