WW2 Era Royal Engineers Metal & Celluloid Matchbox Cover
A nice quality piece made from a metal core with a coloured celluloid covering with the badge for the Royal Engineers front and back with King George VI cypher to the middle, the spine marked Royal Engineers. Measuring just under 2.5 inches long it comes in very good condition with some mild marking to the surface. Empty matchbox which it contains is for display only.
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Post WW2 - Control Commission Germany Large Bronzed Cap Badge
A large cap badge with two original loops to the reverse. Circa 4.6cm across. In good condition.
After the defeat of Germany in 1945, a control commission was set up to support the Military Government. This Military government was gradually phased out and the Control Commission took over the role of " Local Government ". it was responsible for public safety and Health, Transport,... read more
WW2 Home Front Postal & Telegraph Censorship Branch Lapel Pin Brooch Badge
A scarce original wartime (WW2) oxidised silver badge, featuring a rose within a laurel wreath surmounted by a King's Crown with Greek motto scroll below which translates as "We Work in Silence". Believed to be worn by officers at ports employed to seek out sensitive material which would be of use to the United Kingdom's enemies. in very good condition (the white blob to the bottom of the reve... read more
WW2 Home Front - Plastic Economy Home Guard Womens Section Badge
Plastic beret / breast badge with original and functional pin and fittings to reverse. Maker's name A.Stanley & Sons of Walsall. Nice and flat with no distortion and only minor crazing.
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WW2 Free French 'Amis des Voluntaires Francais' AVF supporters badge
A scarce original Second World War period English made 'Free French supporters pin badge' small gilt circular example enamelled in the colour of the French flag, bearing a 'Cross of Lorraine' and the initials 'AVF' (Amis des Voluntaires Francais). Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, but gilt finish a bit dulled.
Circa 19mm in diameter.
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WW2 Britain's Bevin Boys (Conscripted Coal Miners) Veterans Old Comrades Lapel Pin Badge Brooch
Chrome and enamel, in very good condition with original and functional pin fitting and no damage to enamel. Circa 2.9cms tall.
The unsung heroes of WW2. Between late 1943 and early 1948, an army of young men – many of them conscripts – descended into the pits to fulfil a desperate need for fuel. Dangerous work, unappreciated and poorly rewarded, a moving icon of their sacrif... read more
WW2 Corfield & Buckle Limited On War Service Inspectors Lapel Overalls Badge
Formed in 1919, a private company and noted as a supplier to the aircraft industry in 1939 specialising in welding, heat treatment, spraying, sandblasting, presswork and spinning. Quite a lot of WW2 army mess tins were pressed out by them also.
Enamel intact but some surface scratches. Pin fixing suggests it was issued to a female inspector. Fixings original but C clasp crush... read more
WW2 Civil Defence Corps North Riding (of Yorkshire) Embroidered Yellow on Black Cloth Shoulder Title
In very good condition.
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WW2 Home Front - Royal Ordnance Factories (ROF) Brass Cap Badge
In very good condition with two original loops to the reverse.
Comm BoHa (113)
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WW2 Home Front - Emergency Road Repairs Printed Arm Band
Red printed on dark blue. Very slight 1cms pull in the blue material at about 8 o'clock from red circle otherwise in very good condition. Not come across this one before.
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