A scarce white on black cloth shoulder title as worn in the later stages of WW2. Edges a bit ragged and some white bluetack to the reverse otherwise in very good condition.
In good condition. Some traces of paper and glue to the reverse. A Holland volunteers title.
In unissued condition with some paper stuck to reverse as removed from album.
In April 1951 an Ulster shoulder title was introduced for all units of the Anti-Aircraft Brigade to be worn in red, white and yellow on blue by RA units. Red on blue as worn by 245 ( Ulster ) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery ( TA ).
See item 60842 for it one being sold with the RA title
In very good condition. Part black hessian backing to reverse with some traces of paper and white bluetack. A rare title to small units such as the MPSC.
Please note this is additional to the one recently sold as 61041.
An officers heavy quality bullion shoulder title, most probably theatre made. Some loose threads to left side of bullion otherwise in very good condition. Scarce.
A good scarce red on sand example with some moth traces inside the D and to the right of the S, Removed from uniform.
A scarce printed shoulder title to members of the Royal Observer Corps serving aboard ships, being a convex arc of black "waterproof" cotton material with an internal border containing SEABORNE, all printed in light blue. Removed from uniform otherwise in good condition.
In 1944 specially recruited observers from the Corps went in on D Day on British landing ships, Infantry and Motor Transport ships wearing this title. To cover legal and admin they enlisted in the Royal Navy for one month with an option to serve a second. This was done because they were civilians. They had the rank of Petty Officer and were paid a special rate of £1 a day.
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DEMS stands for ' Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships '. Scarce WW2 only issue, removed from uniform and with some signs of wear. Bottom edge a bit frayed otherwise good condition.
In very good unworn condition. Worn on battledress on both arms by free forces troops of this nationality of whom about 4,000 were evacuated to Liverpool from France in 1940 and they formed their own brigade, fighting with distinction throughout the war.
Similar to BoBD (Mills) No 1322 & page 238.
Rare printed shoulder title, red on dark green, in unissued good condition. Thank you to Colin T for use of the image of the battledress tunic with this shoulder title being worn. The last photo shows another example for sale at 58983 but the latter has been worn.
BoBD No 521 refers.
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