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.
Contact’ the Odhams works magazine produced for ex - employees serving with the armed forces. Winter 1942 edition produced to keep service men and women previously employed with Odhams ‘in touch’ with there old firm. News and views articles interspersed with cartoons and photos of serving Odhams staff.