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10th Anti-Aircraft Division Insignia. A good used printed 10th Anti-Aircraft Division patch showing signs of being removed from tunic. Patch is a little grubby and in used condition. the 10th covered the Yorkshire area.
12th Anti-Aircraft Division Insignia A good pair of original used printed 12th Anti-Aircraft Division patches, shows signs of being removed from tunic and are slightly grubby. The 12th covered the South West of Scotland.
18th Infantry Division. Printed black on orange background 18th Infantry Division insignia. In used removed from uniform condition, with one small damage hole on fold (see pictures) this however does not distract from the overall appearance of this scarce badge.
1914 - 15 Star Trio to Pte J. Hawkins Devonshire Regiment. 1914 - 15 Star, British War and Victory medal to 12053 Pte Joseph K Hawkins Devonshire Regiment. Medals are in good condition, clearly named and mounted as worn. He served in France and comes with original medal issue card and envelope.
1915 Marching or Flying by Night without a Compass booklet. Marching or Flying by Night without a Compass with Time Table of Direction Stars - for use in Europe. Scarce little hardback handbook by Colonel W.A Tilney published 1915. Approx 56 pages in fairly well used but sound condition.
1916 - Postcard - Lieut W.L Robinson VC - RFC. Postcard produced by C.W Faulkner & Co Ltd of Lieut William Leefe Robinson V.C Royal Flying Corps the first British pilot to shoot down a German airship over Britain in WW1. Card is in good condition and has postmark for Margate 1916.
1917 - 46th North Midland Division Christmas Card. 46th North Midland Division - 1917 - 1918 Christmas Greeting card. In very good clean condition for its age, centre illustration retains good colour.
1917 R.F.C Xmas Good Wishes Post Card. 1917 Royal Flying Corps \"Christmas Good Wishes\" post card. In good clean condition, December 1917 postmark.
1917 Red Cross Flag Day C0llector Badge. The Red Cross Clothing Flag Day - Saturday April 14th 1917 Official Collector Badge (Approx 8cm dia thin card disc). Scarce badge in very good condition.
1920s Grouping to R. Chipperfield Coldstream Guards A group of three items to Guardsman R. Chipperfield, Coldstream Guards. 1. Colourful certificate on heavy card showing relatives that he is serving his King and Country as a soldier. 20th September 1920. 2. His permanent pass 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards - 18th July 1921. 3. Uniform photograph 12x7cm of Chipperfield. All items are in well used condition the certificate is a little grubby.
1939 - 1945 Memorial Scroll - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 1939 - 1945 Memorial Scroll to 6981581 Fusilier P. Brummell - 6th Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He was one of four soldiers killed in a training boating accident on the 10th March 1942. Scroll is in good condition in its original frame (34 x 23 cm). Supplied with some research.
1939 - Air Ministry Spanner. Britool 1/2 & 7/16 th spanner dated 1939 and Air Ministry marked. Unusual early RAF item in good used condition and clearly marked AM and dated.
1939 dated Army Boot Shine Brush. Early 1939 dated British Army boot shine brush in very good used condition, clear date,broad arrow and maker marked to handle. Produced by \"The Star Brush Co Ltd\"
1939 Dated Attributed Kings Own Scottish Borderers Glengarry and Battledress Jacket. A good early wartime dated (1939) Glengarry and 1st pattern battledress serge jacket to 3168241 Pte A.F McTaggart 1st Battalion Kings Own Scottish Borderers. 9x14 cm portrait photograph of McTaggart showing him wearing the jacket and glengarry, photo named and dated on back - 3168241 Pte A.F McTaggart 1st Batl KOSB. 3rd November 1940. Both the jacket and glengarry has his soldiers service number stamped inside (these are quite faint but readable due to age and wear). Jacket is of the early pattern and retains the original KOSB brass shoulder titles, The jacket is in well used condition with a few small (treated) moth and wear damage, some field repairs and is a little grubby. Marked / stamped to inner edge, size 7, broad arrow, 39. Service number to lower waist band. Overall a good untouched been there jacket. Glengarry is in similar condition to jacket well used and untouched original condition with service wear, broad arrow and 39 stamped with service number. Retains both tails and original cap badge.
1939 Envelope - Teno / Luftschutz Interest. Stationery envelope of the \"Technical Emergency Service\" (Teno or TN) with 12 Rpf Hindenburg head definitive stamp cancel \"Stuttgart, 21/10/39, City of the Germans Abroad\" and pictorial slogan - Enrol for Civil Defence Training. Addressed to \"Teno Community Leader in Freiburg\". To reverse a scarce Teno 20th anniversary embossed paper seal.
1940 Food Ration Book. Early style National Rationing - General Ration Book - R.B.I. Issued in Plymouth, June 1940. In clean used condition.
1943 British Army Clothes / Boot Brush. 1943 dated British army clothes / boot brush in unissued condition, clearly date and maker marked with broad arrow.
1943 British Army Soldiers Tent Lantern / Cooker. British Army issue liquid fuel tent lantern (approx. size 13 x 8 cm. clearly dated on outer steel can 1943 with broad arrow. These were also used as a heater and cooker. Lantern is in complete possible unissued condition.
1945 Belgium - XXX Corps Medal Commemorating Final Advance into Germany. Medal in its original makers box commemorating xxx corps final advance into Germany, reverse reads - 1944 - 1945 Normandy Mount Pincon Crossing Of The Siene Brussels and Antwerp the advance to Arnhem the Ardennes the Reichswald crossing of the Rhine final advance into Germany. Bronze medal approx 50 mm dia in very good condition the original box is sound with wear marks.
1950s RAF Christmas Card - 85 Squadron. 1950s - 85 Squadron - R.A.F Stradishall Christmas card in excellent condition with super quality photograph of XH696 Gloster Javelin (Approx size 15 x 10 cm) to front.
1st Allied Airborne Army Embroidered Insignia. A good quality wartime in unissued condition English made embroidered 1st Allied Airborne Army badge. The First Allied Airborne Army took part in the airborne operation in North Western Europe in September 1944.
1st Canadian Parachute Battalion - Shoulder Title. Scarce shoulder title for the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, formed in July 1942 it served in North West Europe, Normandy landings and Operation Varsity, disbanded September 1945. In very good used condition.
20th Light Division 1917 Greetings Card. 20th \"Light\" Division (A few days rest in billets) 1917 Greetings card. Scarce card in sound condition although a little grubby/
25th Anniversary Battle of Britain Stamps - First Day Cover. First Day Cover for the Battle of Britain 25th Anniversary Stamp - 1940 - 1965. Peterborough post mark, envelope and stamp in good clean condition.
3rd Indian Division. (The Chindits) 3rd Indian Division widely known as the Chindits, excellent quality embroidered insignia. Retains its original press - stud fixings to reverse. Part of the 14th army under the command of Major - General Orde Wingate DSO.
67 Squadron RAF - Embroidered Squadron Patch. Excellent quality wartime 67 Squadron Royal Air Force embroidered squadron patch for use on flying overalls etc in excellent unused condition. (Approx size 11 x 8 cm)
7th Armoured Division Insignia. 7th Armoured Division wartime example, embroidered green rat on white background with red circle, in good condition.
A.M Emergency Flying Ration MkII with Original Contents. A rare complete with all its original contents Emergency Flying ration MkII being the earlier A.M marked version. Stores Ref 27P/7. Tin is in good clean condition with printed instructions to inner lid with some slight rusting typical of wartime produced metal. All original contents are in good condition and include - Barley Sugar, Chewing Gum, Malted Milk and Energy Tablets
A.M Pamphlet 165 - Oxygen Sense - 1944 Air Ministry Pamphlet 165 - 1st Edition - January 1944, entitled \"Oxygen Sense\". 20 page card cover illustrated booklet, in very good clean sound condition. Details the use of oxygen equipment for aircrews.
A.R.P - Gas Rattle. Air Raid Precautions issue gas or alarm rattle, a very good clean example in working order, dated and maker marked - B & E Ltd - A.R.P 1941.
A.R.P Factory Service Lapel Badge. A.R.P Factory Service lapel badge, blue / red / white enamel, button hole fixing, maker H.W Miller Ltd, Birmingham. In excellent condition with no damage to enamel.
A.R.P First Aid Lapel Badge. A.R.P \"First Aid\" pin back button style lapel badge (approx. 25mm). Paper / celluloid badge in good clean with just some slight rust bleed.
A.R.P Handbook No.10 - The Training and Work Of First Aid Parties. Air Raid Precautions Handbook No.10 (1st edition) The Training And Work Of First Aid Parties. Published by HMSO 1939. Larger style handbook, 60 pages in used condition with some slight staining.
A.R.P News - National Journal of Air - Raid Precautions. A.R.P News - National Journal of Air - Raid Precautions Volume 2 Number 5 October 1939. 30 page magazine style publication with black and white photographs and illustrations. Good clean condition with some rust bleed from staples.
A.T.A Association Newsletter - 1955. A.T.A Association Newsletter Number VIII - 1955, 16 page card cover booklet in clean sound condition, gives details of various reunions, and a full list of members names and addresses for 1955.
Adward Document for War Merit Cross with Swords. German award document for the War Merit Cross with Swords issued to Wachtmeister der LS-Polizei Friedrich Brendel Halle / S.(Luftschutz Police) dated 12th September 1944. In good condition with centre fold.
Air Crew Europe / Air Efficiency Medal Group. Air Crew Europe / Air Efficiency medal group to 751953, Sgt E.D Carrick RAFVR. Group comprises 1939 - 1945 Star, The Air Crew Europe Star, 1939 - 1945 War Medal, 1939 - 1945 Defence Medal, Air Efficiency Award (George VI). The Air Efficiency Award is clearly named to 751953 Sgt E.D Carrick RAFVR. All medals are in very good condition with original ribbons. Air Efficiency Award was granted for 10 years efficient service in the Auxiliary and Volunteer Air Forces of the United Kingdom.
Air Crew Europe Star. The Air Crew Europe Star, an original example of this most coveted of all the Second World War stars. The medal is in excellent condition complete with its original ribbon. Awarded for operational flying from UK bases over Europe for a period of two months between September 1939 and June 1944.
Air Ministry - Course and Speed Calculator. Air Ministry - Mk.IIA Course and Speed Calculator, stores ref 6B/125, serial no 16802/40 produced by W.G Pye & Co Ltd. In good clean working order.
Air Ministry Weekly Intelligence Summary 28th July 1945. Marked \"Secret\" Air Ministry Weekly Intelligence Summary, issued by Air Ministry A.C.A.S - No. 308, 28th July 1945. Contents include - The War Against Japan, Japan And The Japanese Air Force, Technical Intelligence and Germany and The German Air Force. 64 page card cover booklet illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams in very good condition.
Air Raid Precautions Hanbook No6 Air Raid Precautions Handbook No.6 - A.R.P in factories and business premises (1st edition). Card cover booklet, 70 pages published by H.M.S.O - 1938. In very good clean used condition.
Air Raid Precautions Handbook No.6 - A.R.P In Factories and Business Premises. Air Raid Precautions Handbook No.6 (1st Edition) Air Raid Precautions In Factories And Business Premises, issued by the Home Office 1938. 70 page card cover booklet in good condition.
Air Raid Warden Enamel Sign. A.R.P - Air Raid Warden enamel sign measures approx. 23 x 8 cm in very good clean condition with just a small amount of damage to the enamel to the right hand edge (see photos).
Allied Safe Conduct Pass.(Passierschein) Italian Campaign. Scarce Safe Conduct Pass (Passierschein). Air dropped on German troops during the Italian Campaign. Instructs Allied soldiers - The German soldier who carries this safe-conduct is using it as a sign of his genuine wish to give himself up. He is to be disarmed, to be well looked after, to receive food and medical attention as required, and is to be removed from the danger zone. Double sided leaflet in very good condition has been folded.
Army & Navy Stores - General Price List 1939 - 1940. Army & Navy Stores Ltd, 105 Victoria Street, London, General Price List & Catalogue for 1939 - 1940. Large hardback style catalogue of 1127 pages listing and most with illustration of all the products sold by the store, comprehensive cover of everything you would need!!. Book is in sound used condition with some decolourisation to pages due to age. An excellent reference for anyone interested in the 1930 / 40s.
ARP & NFS Monthly News - October 1944. The National Civil Defence Journal - ARP & NFS Monthly News, October 1944, Vol. 7 - No.5 31 page magazine in excellent clean condition with articles on the reduction of the Civil Defence Service.
ATA - Boston and Havoc Aircraft Ground Handling Notes. Air Publication 6032 - Ground Handling Notes (Prepared for use of Air Transport Auxiliary) for Boston and Havoc Aircraft (DB-7 Variants). Approx 30 pages with technical illustrations and in very good sound condition dated 1944.
ATA - Pilots Reminder Book Air Transport Auxiliary Reminders Book for pilots and flight engineers. issued by ATA Chief Technical Officer - April 1945. Hardback illustrated booklet 76 pages giving details of flying and technical techniques for the ATA pilot. In good clean sound condition.
ATS Sports Medal 1944. ATS medal awarded to the Lothian and Border Netball Team 1944. A good quality medal in its original box with makers name to lid - F Phillips Medallist and Silversmith, Aldershot.
Barnet A.F.S Breast Badge. Good used example - Barnet Auxiliary Fire Service breast badge. Red embroidered lettering on black wool background. In good used condition.
Boar War - Queen Victoria Gift Tin with Original Contents. Queen Victoria - South Africa 1900 gift chocolate tin with original contents. In 1899 Queen Victoria decided to send a gift tin of chocolate to her troops serving in South Africa. The tin is in very good condition with just a small amount of damage (see photos) and retains good bright colours and its original chocolate contents.
Boer War / Roberts Commemorative Hair Tidy Boer war commemorative hair tidy produced by Foley China, approx. 8cm high and 8cm dia. Features Lord Roberts to front. This unusual piece is in very good condition with no cracks or chips with some wear to the gold edging (see photo).
Bognor A.F.S Breast Badge. A good quality embroidered Bognor A.F.S breast badge in sound used condition showing signs of being removed from tunic.
Bournemouth Civilian Respirator Box. Bournemouth - Poole - Christchurch Air Raid Precautions area issue civilian respirator box. The standard gas mask box with the addition of label to top giving owners details etc, issued to L.H Potter, Christchurch. Box is in very good condition. Box only no gas mask.
Boxed 25 Year Faithful Service Cross. Third Reich 2nd Class Faithful Service Decoration for 25 years loyal service in its original box of issue. Medal is in excellent condition the box is sound with some slight staining and wear.
British War Medal 1914 - 18 to Pte Cox - Died of Wounds. British War Medal 1914 - 1918 to 17633 Pte Frank Ernest Sidney Cox, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds in England 29th August 1918, aged 22. Private Frank Ernest Sidney Cox was born in Longhope, the son of Henry and Clara Cox, of Cheltenham. Before the war, he worked on Kayte Farm for Mr Frank Burroughs and enlisted in the 10th Battalion Gloucestershire Regt late in 1914. He had seen almost 4 years service in the army when he was wounded in France and invalided to England, where he died in King Georges Hospital. He was buried in Cheltenham Cemetery. His brother Albert was also killed in the war.
Bronze DRL Sports Award. Third Reich period final version of the DRL sports award in Bronze. In very good used condition, pin fixing in working order, maker marked to back. The modified final variant of the badge with swastika was introduced in 1937.
Bulletelle - WW1 Game For Use In The Trenches. Bulletelle a WW1 period game described by the manufactures - This game, easily portable, and entirely manipulated by the hand, can be played in any position. Its a ideal game for playing on board ship, in a railway carriage, or in the trenches etc. In very good condition for its age with full direction to reverse and in working order. A game based on Bagatelle a billiard\'s derived game for getting balls into holes of varying degree of difficulty.
Bullion USAAF Pilot Wing. A super quality wartime USAAF bullion pilot wing on a blue background these were commonly known as \"combat crew\" patch. Wings are in very good condition, the blue cloth back ground has faded and slightly discoloured.
Capt T. Henderson M.C - 14th Squadron RFC - Plaque with Lawrence of Arabia Interest. A rare Royal Flying Corps plaque presented to Capt T. Henderson M.C by the men of 14 Squadron R.F.C Egypt 1917. The handmade copper/brass plaque mounted on a hardwood base (possible made from propeller wood) with central RFC cap badge. Henderson trained as an Observer and saw action with 1 Sqdn in France, he then trained as pilot and joined 14 Squadron in Egypt in time to take part in the Hejaz expedition which was when he first meet Lawrence Of Arabia.He was awarded his M.C for this action. Later while with 58 Squadron he flew with Col T.E Lawrence on a number of occasions. Henderson attended Lawrence of Arabia funeral after his death in 1935 and was also invited by Lawrence brother to write a chapter in the book T.E Lawrence by his friends published after his death by his brother. A unique item and research project, comes with some research.
Certificate Issued In Thanks For Taking In Evacuee\'s During WW2. Coloured certificate (approx. 25 x 17 cm) issued to Mrs E.M. Chown for taking in evacuee\'s during the early part of the war. Retains good colour with just a few grubby marks.
Churchill - Save For Victory Money Box. Churchill - Save For Victory Money Box. Churchill bust approx. 12 cm in green, papier mache / plaster construction with slot in back of the head for money and inscribed save for victory. In good condition with some lose of green colour, and removal cap at base missing, as always. A rare survivor in this condition.
Civil Air Guard Flying Suit Badge. Scarce wartime Civil Air Guard embroidered flying suit badge. These were worn on the upper arm of the flying suit, in good used condition with some slight staining, has been removed from flying suit. The Civil Air Guard was established by the uk government in July 1938 to encourage and subsidise pilot training as the prospect of another war loomed.
Civil Defence Food Flying Squad Shoulder Insignia Scarce Civil Defence shoulder title - Food Flying Squad - embroidered patch in excellent unissued condition.
Civil Defence Leaflet - Make Your Home Safe Now. Civil Defence leaflet issued by the Ministry of Information, October 1939 on behalf of the Ministry Of Home Security. \" Make Your Home Safe Now\". Single leaflet details the way to make your house safe in case of a explosion near your house. Some foxing and damage to edges.
Civil Defence Printed \"Rescue\" Shoulder Title. Civil Defence Printed \"Rescue\" Service shoulder title. Yellow lettering on blue background. Title is in good used condition removed from uniform.
Civil Defence Safe Driving Certificate - 1942. Postcard size certificate - National Civil Defence Safe Driving Award, Certificate of Merit issued to Mrs Evans, The Ruislip - Northwood Urban District Council - Sept 1942 to Aug 1943.
Civil Defence Training Pamphlet No 8. Civil Defence Training Pamphlet No.8 (April 1944) - Notes On Rescue In The Presence Of Blister Gas. 2 page leaflet in good condition with a couple of small tears in the paper.
Civil Defence Training Pamphlet No2 - Objects Dropped From The Air Civil Defence Training Pamphlet No.2 (3rd Edition) - Objects Dropped From The Air. Issued by the Ministry of Home Security, published by HMSO 1944. 70 pages with black & white ph0tographs and diagrams details German bombs etc. Booklet is in good sound used condition with some minor staining mainly to front cover.
Civil Defence \"Control Surrey\" Insignia Wartime Civil Defence shoulder title - \"Control Surrey\" in excellent unissued condition,
Civil Defence \"Control\" Helmet. Scarce Civil Defence \"Control\" MkII steel helmet, shell dated 1939 maker marked \"BMB\" Briggs Motor Bodies unable to see date on liner. The helmet has stencilled \"Control\" to front and rear, retains most of its original paint (see photos). A very scarce above average condition original untouched helmet.
Civil Defence \"Droop Side\" Air Raid Helmet. Private purchase \"Droop Side\" Air Raid Helmet possible manufactured as Defiance Shrapnel Helmet. Retains most of its original paint finish, with some rusting mainly to the inside of the helmet. The webbing strap is in good condition the foam liner is intact but has hardened in some areas.
Civil Defence \"Senior Fire Guard\" Shoulder Title. Embroidered Civil Defence \"Senior Fire Guard\" Shoulder title. Yellow lettering on black / blue background. Title is in good clean unissued condition.
Colditz P.O.W Officers Service Dress Tunic Colditz interest khaki officers service dress tunic with Kings Crown silvered and gilt 4th Hussars collars, bullion embroidered Lt Col rank, WW2 medal ribbons and plain brass ball buttons. Clear tailored label for Rogers & Company London and named and dated to Capt P.W Dollar (later Major) 2nd November 1934. Tunic is in good clean condition with just a few small moth nips (treated). Major Peter Webster Dollar 4th Hussars 2nd Armoured Division served in Greece and was captured at Corinth in Greece on 9th May 1941. He was imprisoned in Germany for the next 4 years. He was a persistent escaped using various tunnel attempts. Do to this attitude he was sent to Colditz arriving 14/1/43. During this time he was court marshalled by the Germans for insulting a German Officer. Major Dollar awarded MID oak leaf for repeated attempts to escape while in enemy hands, August 1943.
Crested China - Field Marshal Lord Kitchener - Bust Crested china bust of Field Marshall Lord Kitchener by Grafton China. Height approx. 12 cm in good undamaged condition with \"The Flags Of Liberty\" crest.
Crested China - Model of Clip of Bullets. World War One crested china \"Model of Clip of Bullets\" produced by Arcadian China with City of York crest. In excellent condition marker marked to base.
Document group to Yorkshire Air Raid Warden. Group of three documents to Castleford Air Raid Warden Fred Simpson. His County Council of The West Riding of Yorkshire - Air Raid Precautions - Air Raid Wardens, Appointment Card dated 6th June 1939. National Registration Identity Card issued 1943 showing employment in the Civil Defence Wardens Service. National Service Certificate of Registration Card. All three documents in fairly well used but sound condition.
Elementary Flight Training School Cap Badge A scarce wartime Canadian Elementary Flying Training School instructors cap badge. Embroidered maroon maple leaf, EFTS lettering to centre on blue cloth backing. In very good unissued condition. The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan was formed in December 1939 to address the need for aircrew training to meet the needs of the Commonwealth. Although not limited to Canada the great majority of schools and graduates were trained in Canada.
English Made 8th USAAF Insignia Nice used example of a short winged English made 8th USAAF shoulder insignia. A good used example.
Fairey Aviation Playing Cards. Scarce set of early wartime Fairey Aviation playing cards by John Waddington Ltd, these would have been produced for staff and customers of the company. Each card illustrated with the companies fighter / bomber of the time the Fairey Battle. Complete set in well used condition, box is missing its lid otherwise in good condition.
Female RAD/WJ Commemorative Service Brooch Female RADwj (Women\'s Labour Service) Commemorative Brooch was awarded to all girls who retired from active RADwj service. The oval brooch is in good used condition and is maker marked - J.B.u.Co. Approx size 34 x 44 mm.
Field Marshal Sir John French Brass Door Knocker. An early unusual interesting item, Field Marshal Sir John French brass door knocker. In good used condition with some wear possible due to polishing.
Fire - Fighting Party Identity Card - Borough Of Barnes Borough of Barnes identity cards issued to a member of a voluntary fire - fighting party giving power to enter premises to fight fires. In good clean condition.
First Aid Booklet for Part-Time ARP Personnel. Rochester Fire Guard. Small wartime booklet 12 pages with illustrations entitled Elementary First Aid for Part-Time A.R.P Personnel and Everybody. Ink stamp to front cover - City Of Rochester Fire Guard, 30th June 1943. In good clean condition with some rust bleed from staples.
Fleet Air Arm - Pilots Log books x 4 - 1941 - 1958. Four Fleet Air Arm pilots flying log books to Lt / RN J.O Rowbottom covering the period November 1941 to June 1958, hundreds of flights are recorded in the 4 logs, took part in operation / attacks while with 808 squadron flying Hellcats he flew numerous types of aircrafts notable - Skua, Hurricane, Seafire, Hellcat, Vampire plus many other types. Operated from a number of aircraft carriers and post war served as an instructor with the Central flying School. The logs are in good used condition with some wear as you would expect with the amount on entries recorded, 3 logs are RAF type the final one is the Royal Navy type, the group comes with a 14 x 20 cm portrait photograph of Rowbottom in uniform. Logbook 1 covers the period 1941 to February 1944. during this time of basic training and wings qualification in Canada, units served No 14 EFTS, No31 SFTS, No9 AFU, No 776 Squadron Target Towing for gunnery training and No19 AFU main aircraft types flown Tiger Moth, Harvard, Hurricane and Skua. Logbook 2 covers the period 1944 to 1950. A number of fighter school and trining took place on Spitfire, Blenheim, Seafire and Hurricane before joining 808 Squadron flying Hellcat, 808 Squadron was assigned to the British Eastern Fleet in January 1945, embarked aboard the escort carrier HMS Khedive. While part of the Eastern Fleet, the squadron operated off Malaya and Sumatra, with periods spent flying off HMS Emperor. They covered the re-occupation of Rangoon in Operation Dracula in May, carried out attacks against Japanese airfields in Sumatra in June. During this period with 808 squadron he took part in many attacks / operation this period requires further research. Post war served with 727, 799 squadron and the central flying school at Little Rissington as an instructor. Logbook 3 covers the period 1950 to 1954 served with a number of squadron converting to jet aircraft Vampire and Sea Hawk. Logbook 4 covers the period 1954 to 1958 records his final flights in his long career, the last flight on June 26th 1958 while being based at RNAS Yeovilton.
Fleet Air Arm - T.A.G.A Car Badge Scarce car badge for the Fleet Air Arm Telegraphist Air Gunners Association, badge is in good used condition with just two small chips to the blue enamel (see photos). Telegraphist Air Gunners (TAGs) operated in FAA aircraft from 1922 - 1950, providing communications by Morse code and manning the rear gun. 3,000 TAGs were trained in the Branch\'s 28 year life span.
German Social Welfare Medal. Third Reich period German Social Welfare medal as worn by female recipient. Medal is in well used condition with some loss of silver finish and decolourisation, fixing with pin back bow ribbon.
German WW2 Memorial Death Card - Luftwaffe. German WW2 memorial death card to Obergefreiter Matthias Spitsauer of Night Fighter Geschwader who was killed on 12th January 1945.
German WW2 Packet of Tobacco. Unopened packet of WW2 German tobacco (circa early 1945) in excellent unopened condition with official label. I purchased these in there original packing case dated 1945.
Gloster Javelin Sales / Information Brochure. 1950 / 1960s Gloster Javelin sales / information brochure published by Gloster Aircraft Company Limited, Gloucester England. 8 page illustrated booklet in very good clean condition.
Gloucester Information Booklet for U.S Armed Forces In U.K. Small wartime information booklet issued by the City of Gloucester for men and women of the U.S Armed Forces In U.K. Eight page booklet in very good condition giving details of the City where to eat and sleep, American Red Cross Club, Entertainments and places of interest etc.
Gulf Medal - 1990 - 1991 with Clasp A Gulf Medal 1990 - 1991 with 16th Jan To 28th Feb 1991 Clasp awarded to Plutonier F.S Iaba of Special Military Charter 100. this was a Romanian Military Hospital attached to the British Forces during the 1st Gulf War. Medal is in excellent condition mounted as worn
H.M Naval Forces - Tooth Soap. Tooth Soap peppermint flavour - specially prepared for the use of H.M Naval Forces by Enolin (1926) Ltd. Small bakelite container complete with its original contents.
Heavy Rescue MkII Helmet 1939 dated MK11 helmet with the letter \"HR\" (Heavy Rescue) to front and rear. The helmet is in good used condition with some loss of black paint, lettering is clear again with some damage (see photos). The liner and strap are in sound used condition. Overall a good original helmet.
Hitchin Council - Air Raid Wardens Idenitity Card With Photograph. . Hitchin Urban District Council - Air Raid Precautions - Air Raid Wardens Card. Issued to Mr Maylin, dated - For Duration of War, with photograph to back page. In good condition with just age wear.
Hitler Youth Belt Buckle. Hitler Youth standard issue for non-commissioned ranks belt buckle. A good original example in used condition with clear RZM M4/28 marking.
Home Front Lines By David Langdon. \"Home Front Lines\" by David Langdon (second edition) published 1942 by Methuen & Co Ltd London. Hardback book with 88 pages of wartime humorous drawings on a home front theme. In very good clean sound condition.
Home Guard - Anti Aircraft Command Service Certificate. Home Guard service certificate to Edwin Stannard for service between 7th October 1942 - 31st December 1944 with London Home Guard Rocket Anti-Aircraft Battery. H.G Certificate 28 x 20 cm. Small card from Anti - Aircraft Command thanking for service. Original envelope dated 21st February 1945 with London H.G Rocket A.A Battery stamp to reverse.
Home Guard Instruction No.38 - 1941. Winter Training 1941-1942. Home Guard Instruction No.38 - 1941. Winter Training 1941 - 1942. Issued by the War Office September 1941. 16 page pamphlet detailing training requirements for the HG over the years 1941-42. Ex War Office library in very good condition.
Imperial Iron Cross 2nd Class. A good well used example of a 1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class. The medal is in uncleaned condition with its original well worn ribbon.
July 1944 - Die Woche Magazine. Berlin 5th July 1944 edition of the German news magazine \"Die Woche\" (The Week). 20 pages with illustration of general interest / news articles. In good sound condition for its age.
Junkers Aircraft Sales / Information Brochure.. A late 1930s Junkers aircraft sales / information brochure. 12 page illustrated card cover booklet in good sound condition with some slight water damage to edge of a small number of pages. Gives details of JU87 - JU90 - JU86 - JU86K - Ju52 also details of the engine used.
Kings Regulations - Womens Auxiliary Air Force 1944. Air Publication 3088 - The Kings Regulations And Air Council Instructions For The Women\'s Auxiliary Air Force 1944. 38 page card cover loose leaf booklet in very good clean condition.
L.M.S Railway Company - ARP - Working Of Railways. London Midland and Scottish Railway Company, Air Raid Precautions, Special Instructions for the Working Of Railways. 36 page card cover booklet published November 1940 in good sound condition. Details actions to be taking during air raids by railway staff.
Lancaster Wireless Operators Morse Key. Morse Key - Type F - 10A/7741 as used in the wireless operators station of the Lancaster and most R.A.F wartime bomber aircraft. In as new unused condition.
Large Document Grouping To Hurricane Pilot Killed Malta May 1941 Large Document grouping to Sergeant H.H Jennings, 261 Squadron RAFVR, killed in Hurricane V7365 on the 7th May 1941 when he collided with another Hurricane flown by Battle of Britain pilot Sergeant G.A Walker after taking off from the Ark Royal, Jennings aircraft hit the ground near Gharghur, Walker managed to bale out and his aircraft crashed into the sea. Jennings and the other pilots of 261 Squadron had only just arrived in Malta and were there to increase the number of aircraft to protect Malta. Sgt Pilot Henry Horace Jennings (754910) of 261 Squadron RAFVR aged 23 is buried at Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery. The document grouping contains the following - 4x photographs postcard size, Jennings in uniform and flying kit. 2 x modern colour photograph of the cemetery and headstone in Malta. 18 x letters / telegrams, air ministry etc with regards to his application to join the RAFVR - 1939. 22 x letters from Jennings to his parents from various RAF Stations / Squadron detailing his progress and well being upto him arriving in Malta - 1940 / 1941. 1 x RAF Airmans Record of kit issued. 1940 1 x Telegram Regret To inform you your son has been killed. 1 x RAF letter confirming the death whilst engaged on air operations. 10 x letters of condolence from friends and family to his parents. 14 x letters from the Air Ministry / RAF concerning his death. 12 x assorted letters concerning his personal affairs after his death. A very complete file of this young pilots life and service in the RAF, an excellent further research project.
Leicester Blitz Souvenir. Leicester Blitz Souvenir - 50 Official Photographs, by ARP Organisations and Leicester Mercury. Published circa 1945 by Wright Process Engraving Ltd. 48 pages of black and white photographs, hardback with dust jacket in very good condition for its age.
Leicester Home Guard Insignia - LEI - 5 5th Leicestershire (Melton Mowbray) Battalion Home Guard insignia on piece of battle dress material. Printed blue lettering on khaki background in very good condition.
Lend A Hand On The Land Volunteer Badge. \"Lend A Hand On The Land\" agricultural camp volunteer badge. Approx 32mm dia, pin back style lapel badge tin / celluloid construction in good clean condition with only very slight staining.
Lend to Defend - Defence Bonds Poster. Lend To Defend the Right To be Free - Buy Defence Bonds poster (approx. 51 x 38 cm) issued by The National Savings Committee Ref VFP 4. Original poster retains good colour, has been folded.
Local Defence Volunteers Membership / Identity Card. Local Defence Volunteers membership / identity card issued to John Churchill from Brighton, being member of \"F. Battalion LDV dated September 1940. Card is in sound used condition.
Luftschutz (Air Defense) Gas Mask. Luftschutz (German Civil Defense) issue civilian style gas mask with canister and instruction leaflet. The civilian type gas mask is in excellent condition with clear markings and rubber remains supple. The carrying canister is in very good condition with just a couple of small dents to body, clearly maker marked to lid, carrying straps are in poor condition with some repairs. Scarce to find the civilian style gasmask in metal carrying canister.
Luftschutz Dienstbuch (Air Raid Protection Service Book) Luftschutz - Dienstbuch Zugliech Personalausweis (Air Raid Protection Service Book and Personal Identity Document) issued to Oskar Kraus on the 3rd November 1941 in the district of Dusseldorf. The 32 page booklet is in sound clean issued condition with all correct stamps and signatures. With the document are three small personal photographs presumable of Kraus with family and fellow uniformed members of the Luftschutz.
Luftwaffe Aircrew Compass. First model Luftwaffe crew member (Armbandkompass) compass. These were worn around the wrist or upper arm or tied to the schwimmweste. Compass is in good working order full \"FL\" markings to rear, original short leather strap. A good example of a early first pattern compass.
Luftwaffe Flight Gauntlets. Luftwaffe leather flying gauntlets, these being the longer version popular with bomber crews. They are In excellent used condition the straps and press studs are good. The leather is supply and shows signs of little use. The interior is well marked to a flight school. Overall a very good matched pair.
Luftwaffe Summer Flying Helmet. A very good used example of the Luftwaffe summer flying helmet model LKp S101. Good clear makers label made by Siemens. The light brown flecked fabric have no damage just a few small marks, the satin lining has one small repair, all wiring appears to be complete, leather straps etc are all good.
Luftwaffe Tropical Shirt Breast Eagle Luftwaffe Tropical Shirt Breast Eagle, a good clean example shows signs of removal form uniform.
Military Engineering Pamphlet - Pontoon Bridging. Military Engineering - Volume 3 - Part 2 - Pamphlet No3 - Pontoon Bridging (Pontoons Mk. V and Trestles Mk. VII - 1940. approx. 75 page card cover booklet with illustrations and foldout diagrams, published 1940 by the War Office. In sound used condition.
Montgomery of Alamein Signed Letter. Letter written on Headquarters British Army of the Rhine headed paper and dated 22/3/1946 to Major A.K Hay from Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery. The handwritten letter is personally signed by Montgomery of Alamein. Letter comes with its envelope.
Montgomery Theme Playing Cards. Unused pack of wartime new bond playing cards featuring Montgomery. The cards are in there original packet and unused the box shows signs of slight wear but is still in very good sound condition.
N.A.A.F.I - Glass Ashtray. N.A.A.F.I table ashtray, clear glass with NAAFI to centre. Solid heavy clear glass construction in good used condition.
N.F.S Womens Printed Breast Badge. Women\'s issue small size (7cm dia) printed breast badge N.F.S 30, area 30 covered the Maidstone area. Red printed lettering on black background. Used condition shows signs of removal from uniform.
National Fire Service - Fire Calls Leaflet. Small leaflet (approx. 12 19 cm) issued by the National Fire Service - Eastern Civil Defence Region entitled - \"Fire Calls\" Some lives and much property have been lost in other Towns because everyone tried to call the same telephone number to summon the Fire Service! Give details of phone numbers to use and nearest fire station. Leaflet is in good condition, has been folded.
National Household Dried Milk Unopened Tin - MOF. Unopened tin of Ministry of Food - National Household Dried Skimmed Milk. The still sealed tin contains its original contents is in good condition with some rust and fading to the tin (see photos). Scarce to find with original contents.
Navigators Flying Log Book - 159 Squadron RAF. Navigators flying log book to 162225 P.J Hogan covering the period September 1943 to July 1945. Training commenced September 18th 1943 with 66 Air School based at Youngsfield Cape Town as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in South Africa. Training continue through 1943 and qualified as a navigator in 1944 also took part in Staff Navigation Instructors Course at Queenstown. December 1944 saw him transferred to South East Asia Command joining 159 Squadron RAF heavy bomber squadron flying Liberators in the Far East. During May 1945 and July 1945 Hogan took part in nine operation, targets were bridges, shipping strikes, mining and AA sites. These operation are described in more detail in Colin Pateman book B-24 Bridge Busters over Burma. This South Africa style issue log book is in very good condition clearly written with all correct signatures.
No 601 Squadron RAF - Vintage Book Matches. No 601 (County of London) Squadron - Royal Auxiliary Air Force vintage book matches produced by Bryant & May. In excellent unused condition. Post UK Only.
Non Combatant Corps - Shoulder Title. Scarce WW2 British Army N.C.C (Non Combatant Corps) slip on shoulder title. Black embroidered letters on khaki background, in good used condition. Non Combatant were either conscientious objectors or soldiers who were unfit or didn\'t want to fight.
Northamptonshire Regiment Shoulder Title. Northamptonshire Regiment shoulder title, embroidered white lettering on red background. Used condition, has been removed from uniform.
Officers Side Cap - The Devonshire Regiment. The Devonshire Regiment, Officers Side Cap, with Kings Crown bronze cap badge, large tailors label for J.&G. Ross Ltd Exeter. Cap retains good colour is in clean used condition with just a couple of small areas of moth damage. (see photos)
Our Blitz - \"Red Sky Over Manchester\" Our Blitz - a record of the German bombing attacks on the Manchester area December 22 & 23 1940. Produced towards the end of the war by the Daily Dispatch and Evening Chronicle. Soft cover approx 40 pages fully illustrated with black and white photos. In well used condition with some damaged to pages, however still sound and readable condition of this scarce publication.
Picture Post - May 1945 - VE-Day Special. Picture Post - May 19th 1945 Volume 27, Number 7, edition, V.E Day Victory Special. This scarce edition is in sound well used condition.
Practical Rescue Training For Air Raid Wardens. Practical Rescue Training - A Handbook for Wardens and other Civil Defence Personnel by E.C Claxton. Published 1943 by Pitman & Sons. 128 pages card cover booklet with illustrations. In good sound used condition with some staining to front cover.
Precautions To Be Taken In The Event Capture - Information Card. Scarce pocket size fold out card produced by the War Office April 1942 entitled - Precautions To Be Taken By British Personnel In The Event Of Capture 1942 - This Document Must Not Fall Into Enemy Hands. Contents include - Information given on capture, What the enemy will try to find out, Sources and methods which may be employed by the enemy to derive information, Rights of Prisoners etc. Card is in good sound condition with slight decolourisation.
Programme - R.A.F Hendon Air Display - June 1935 Programme for the Royal Air Force Hendon Air Display Saturday 29th June 1935. This 84 page programme is in very good condition for its age and full of photographs and interesting advertisements of the time.
Promotion Document 2nd Lts F.S Jones R.A.F - Airship Pilot World War One Royal Air Force promotion certificate (40 x 30 cm) to Francis Stuart Jones promoting him to Second Lieutenant from 29th May 1918 comes with its original cardboard tube dated and addressed. Jones from Swansea served with 59 Squadron in Saint-Omer France in Army Co-operation Role before being awarded his airship pilots certificate on the 4th October 1918. Serving at Howden and Kirkleatham Airship Stations. Leaving the RAF in April 1919. Served in the ATC in WW2 as a training Officer. Comes with some research and a photocopy photograph of Jones. Certificate in good condition a good research project.
Question and Answers on A.R.P Booklet Questions and Answers on A.R.P - Series 1 Basic Training in A.R.P. Compiled and published by S.Evelyn Thomas, St Albans. 32 page booklet in good clean sound condition.
R.A.A.F Pilots Wings. A good quality pair of wartime Royal Australian Air Force pilot wings, embroidered flat type in excellent used condition. Shows signs of being removed from uniform.
R.A.F - A.P 1764 Aircraft Recognition Wallet. Air Ministry - Air Publication 1764 - Aircraft Recognition - Published August 1940 with amendment up to April 1941. Housed in a hardback wallet to allow amendments to be added. Sections included aircraft illustrations and details from Great Britain - France - Germany - Italy. In very good used condition.
R.A.F - Tee Emm Magazine - Vol. 4 No. 2 May 1944 Royal Air Force May 1944 edition of the monthly humorous training magazine \"Tee Emm\" Volume 4 Number 2. In good used condition having 56 pages with illustrations.
R.A.F - W.A.A.F Radar Association Lapel Badge. Royal Air Force - W.A.A.F Radar Association Lapel Badge. In very good condition with no enamel damage, button hole fixing. Maker marked Fattorini Birmingham.
R.A.F 1941 Pattern Flying Boots. R.A.F 1941 Pattern Flying Boots, brown suede boots with fleece lining these being the later version with the additional leather ankle strap to overcome the issue of the boots falling off during a parachute decent. The boots are in good used condition, no size marking but I believe approx. size 8?. zips in working order although a little stiff in use, the fleece lining is slightly worn but complete, the foot section rubber coating is good. Overall a good sound pair of used boots.
R.A.F 1950s Pilots Log Books - Vampire - Meteor. Royal Air Force Pilots Flying Log Books to F/O M.T Laurence covering the period 1950 to 1962. Log Book 1 has an interesting endorsement from the Commanding Officer of R.A.F Driffield - On 15th January 1955 while flying solo at night in a Meteor 4, Flying Officer Laurence a student pilot with sixty hours flying experience on the Meteor was involved in a collision with another Meteor at 1000 feet over the airfield. As a result of the collision his canopy was shattered and the wingtip of the other aircraft became detached and jammed in the canopy framework. Despite the noise of the slipstream in his shattered canopy and wreckage projecting into the cockpit, Laurence maintained control of his aircraft and climbed to 8000 feet to assess the damage. With commendable coolness and courage he elected to land the aircraft and carried out an excellent controlled descent and landing. On touching down the wing tip of the other aircraft dropped into his lap, had that happened earlier it is unlikely that a safe descent could have been made. Log Book 1 covers the period January 1950 to February 1955. Aircraft flown - Tiger Moth, Chipmunk, Prentice, Harvard and Meteor. Units flown with Edinburgh University Air Squadron, Qualified for pilot wings July 1954 at No3 F.T.S Feltwell. N0 8 FTS RAF Driffield for training on Meteor 7. Log Book 2 cover the period November 1955 to September 1962. Joined No 603 Squadron RAF Turnhouse flying Meteor and Vampire. September 1956 moved to No 605 Squadron at RAF Honiley flying Vampire and Meteor. October saw the end of his jet flying and for the remaining of his career he instructed at various Air Experience Flight. Both logs are in good used condition well written with all correct signatures.
R.A.F 1950s Recruitment Booklet. \"Highway For Youth In The Royal Air Force\" 1950s recruitment booklet for the RAF aircraft / administrative apprentice scheme at the apprentice school RAF Halton. Illustrated with black and white photographs, 24 pages with some slight wear and staining.
R.A.F Air Gunner Log Book, 358 Squadron Special Ops. Air Gunners flying log book to Sgt A.W Webb, covers the period April 1944 to June 1945. He commenced training at No 7 Air Gunnery School on the 28th April 1944 on Ansons, on the 2nd November he moves to No 5 OTU Canada where his training continues on Liberators a total of 38 hrs flown. May 1945he is transferred to No 358 Squadron flying ops as a rear gunner on Liberators a total of 7 operations are completed 4 of these operations are recorded in his log as \"Special Duty ops as briefed\", The final op states crashed landed on Ramree Island and found by A.S.R Catalina. 358 Squadron were based at RAF Jessore Bengal British India part of South East Asia Command, January 1945 saw a change in the squadrons role to a special duties squadron dropping agents and supplies to resistance groups in Japanese held territory which it continued until it was disbanded in November 1945. The log is in good overall sound condition with some slight water staining to front cover, has all the correct signatures, although only has 11 pages of entries this is a scarce special ops log worthy of further research.
R.A.F Casualty Medal Group - Mosquito - 264 Squadron Royal Air Force Casualty Medal Group to Flight Sergeant Pilot George Arthur Leek - 264 Squadron. Comprises - 39-45 star, Africa star, Italy star, War and Defence medal, Condolence slip and his pilots wings. George was married to Hilda in 1944 and they lived in Harrogate. He started his service career in the RAF as ground crew and served in Africa and Italy prior to training as a pilot. He joined 264squadron on the 20th March 1945 with his navigator joining from 5 OTU. As with all new crews he undertook test flights on the 13th April 1945 while on test flight his Mosquito crashed near Ypres both airman were killed. The reason for the crash is unknown. The group comes with some research.
R.A.F Civilian Workers Identity Card - 1942 Royal Air Force identity card for civilians employed by the Air Ministry or The Ministry of Aircraft Production at Royal Air Force Stations and Establishments - issued to J.L Grant - June 1942 employed as groundsman at RAF Upwood. In good condition with ID photograph.
R.A.F Comforts Committee - Farewell Berkeley Square. \"Farewell Berkeley Square\" October 1939 - June 1946. A survey of the work of The Royal Air Force Comforts Committee. Scarce quality 28 page card cover booklet detailing the work carried out by The RAF comfort fund during the war years. Sound very good condition.
R.A.F Emergency Flying Ration MkII Tin. Emergency Flying Ration MkII Tin - Stores Ref No 27P/7. In very good condition with just a few dings dated January 1944, instructions printed on inside of lid. These tins were packed in with the K - Dinghy.
R.A.F Escape Money and Map Wallet / Pouch. Scarce wartime R.A.F escape money purse and escape map pouch. Produced in a rubberized cotton fabric with red printed lettering, this purse is marked with the letter \"F\" for France and would have contained French Francs and maps for France and Germany. White lettering 43 indicated 43 series maps included. In good sound used condition. (pouch only)
R.A.F Leather Key Case. WW2 - Royal Air Force Leather Key Case. A scarce wartime sweetheart leather key case with RAF crest to front cover. In very good condition leather is still supple.
R.A.F Other Ranks Side Cap - 1940 Dated Early wartime Royal Air Force other ranks side cap with its original RAF brass badge and stores reference label dated 1940. The cap is in sound used condition and is a little grubby, these early untouched caps are getting hard to find.
R.A.F Pilots Log Book - 356 Squadron. 36 Ops. Wartime R.A.F pilots log book to W/O F.J Wright covering the period 1943 to 1946. This log is his 2nd book which covers his squadron operational career, his training log which would cover the period 1942 - 1943 training in Canada and the USA is missing. Number 2 log commences with continued training at 15 OTU on Wellington at RAF Harwell, February 1944 saw him move to No 1584 HCU converting to Liberators. First operation took place on the 8th March 1944 flying as 2nd pilot on Liberator BZ837 for attack on road between Mogaung and Kamaung. Joined 356 Squadron in April 1944 based at R.A.F Salbani, India, where between August 1944 to May 1945 he completed 36 operations in the Burma theatre mainly on a variety of targets, Marshalling yards, bridges, dumps and shipping. Transferred to RAF Transport Command 232 Squadron, RAF Palam from June 45 to April 1946. The log is in sound used condition clearly written with good operation details and has all correct signatures. At some time in the past a younger member of Wright family has made a few small \"additional\" entries which have been tipp-Ex out. These few in no way affected the original entries and do not detract form an above average log, a good research project. Included 7 original photographs and a number of press cutting collected by Wright.
R.A.F Regiment Printed Shoulder Title. Wartime Royal Air Force Regiment printed should title in used slightly grubby condition showing signs of removal from uniform.
R.A.F Stop Watch (Split Chronograph) 1939. 1939 dated R.A.F issue ref 6B/140 split chronograph watch which provides dual timing facilities, similar in style to the standard stop watch but with additional hand. Appears to be in working order, A.M marked to back with ref number, dial marked1603 / 39.
R.A.F Sweetheart Powder Compact. Small good quality ladies Royal Air Force sweetheart powder compact. Case is in good condition with just a couple of small marks to finish (see photo) with pilot wings transfer to front. Mirror is in good condition. (approx. size 5 x 5 cm)
R.A.F Sweetheart Ring. A excellent quality small size R.A.F sweetheart ring. Blue / Red enamel pilots wing surmounted by Kings Crown. Stamped silver. In good clean / bright condition.
R.A.F Web Equipment Cleaner. Small tin of \"Ye Olde Oak\" Web Equipment Cleaner (small amount of original contents remain) retains its original RAF stores label - Web Equipment Cleaner 2ozs, R.A.F Blue Grey - A.M Ref No 23/284.
R.A.F \"Australia\" Shoulder Title. Wartime Royal Air Force overseas volunteers nationality \"Australia\" shoulder title. In good unissued condition.
R.A.F \"Special Ration\" Type B Tin. Scarce wartime Royal Air Force \"Special Ration\" Type B tin. Stores ref 27P/20. Small tin approx. 8cm dia in good condition showing slight wear to printing.
R.C.A.F Bomb Aimer Brevet. A good quality flat type wartime R.C.A.F bomb aimer brevet, in used condition shows signs of removal from uniform.
R.C.A.F Post War Officers D.F.C Tunic. R.C.A.F Warrant Officer post war dated 1961 battledress style jacket named to bomb aimer W.O.1 J Meek DFC. Jacket in good condition with just some slight wear, with original insignia, medal ribbons and operational wing for completing 30 operation tour. Good research project on his wartime career, The DFC list shows two j .Meeks.
R101 Memorium Card & Newspaper. R101 Memorium Card - In Sacred Memory of the Officers, Crew and Passengers of the Airship R.101 which crashed in France on October 5th 1930, with the loss of 48 lives. Card is in well used condition with a small section of damage to rear see photo. Original edition of the Daily Herald - Monday October 13th 1930 with headlines R101 Nation Awaits The Truth.
RAF - DFC Pilots Service Dress Tunic ex 115 Squadron - Lancasters R.A.F service dress tunic (dated 1948) to F/L Godfrey Phillip Pickering D.F.C (185436). Ex 115 squadron based at RAF Witchford Cambridgeshire flying Lancasters. Tunic is in very good used condition, tailors label to inner pocket Gieves Ltd which is clearly named and dated. Tunic has Pickering original medals ribbons and his excellent quality padded bullion pilots wings.
RAF Bomber Command Target Map. Paris Area. Scarce R.A.F Bomber Command Target Map (Number S.855) for aeroplane and hydroplane assembly works (S.N.C.A du Nord) Sartrouville Nr. Paris. France. Map (approx. 34 x 22 cm) is in very good condition retaining good colour and has target area marked in red decreasing circles.
RAF Boxed MkVIII Goggles. Boxed Mk.VIII Goggles with original box, goggles are in excellent unissued condition with Air Ministry stamp to leather nose bridge and stores ref 22C/930. Lenses have slight delamination due to age, leather is supple, the later style strap retains it elasticity. The box is sound with slight damage and staining, the spare lenses and anti dim tin are missing.
RAF Navigators Log - Operation 31/10/1942 - 37 Squadron R.A.F navigators log form 441 for operation against M.T Target west of Alamein on the 31/10/42. The log sheet completed in pencil by navigator Sgt Baxter flying in Wellington BB478 of 37 Squadron RAF based at Abu Sueir Egypt. The single sheet is in good condition, clear and readably give details of the route etc taken. Wellington BB478 (Z) crew - Captain - Sgt Sheppard. Navigator -Sgt Baxter. Wireless Operator - P/O Lamont. Rear Gunner - Sgt White.
RAF Officers Mess Coffee Cup A super quality Royal Doulton Royal Air Force Officers Mess coffee cup, in very good clean bright condition (just one very small chip to base which does not distract from the overall appearance) maker mark to base.
RAF Pilot Wings. A excellent quality pair of used late war padded Royal Air Force pilot wings. Oatmeal embroidery on black background retaining good colour and shape have been removed from uniform.
RAPC - General Service Medal with Cyprus Clasp. General Service Medal (Elizabeth II) with Cyprus clasp to 23263833 Cpl. C. D. Jenkin Royal Army Pay Corps. In very good condition mounted as worn and is clearly named.
Rare WW2 8mm Escape Compass. Rare wartime 8mm escape compass, this type being one of the smallest of the range of escape compass designed by MI9. These were used in various escape items including the smokers pipe, cigarette, lighter etc. The compass is in good working order, has a small hairline crack in the glass which does not detract from this scarce escape compass.
Ridgewells Flying Fortresses - 381st BG 8th USAAF History. Ridgewell\'s Flying Fortresses - The 381st Bombardment Group (H) 8th USAAF in World War II by Ron Mackay. Published 2000 by Schiffer Military History Books. 256 fully illustrated pages with dust jacket in excellent condition.
Royal Air Force Aircrew Rank Badge. Post war NCO aircrew rank badge \"Aircrew II\" introduced in 1946, blue embroidered on grey background sleeve badge only used for a short period of time.
Royal Air Force Art Deco Style Sweetheart Badge. Royal Air Force Art Deco style sweetheart badge in its original box. The badge is in as new condition the box has some storage wear.
Royal Air Force Flight Map - England Eastern Counties (N) Royal Air Force Edition - Flight Map, England Eastern Counties (North) 1938 edition. Linen backed paper map with card covers in well used grubby sound condition.
Royal Air Force Flying Training Manual - Part 1 Landplanes.1938. Royal Air Force Flying Training Manual - Part I Landplanes. Air Ministry Air Publication 129, June 1938. Large hardback expandable volume with illustrations, black & white photos and foldout diagrams. In very good clean condition. Contents include - The Theory of Flight, Airmanship On The Ground, Basic Flying, Service Flying, Formation Flying, Airframes and Engines.
Royal Air Force Journal - Victory in Europe Number. Royal Air Force Journal - Victory in Europe Number. 40 page illustrated magazine in good condition with rust bleed from staples.
Royal Air Force Warrant Officer Rank Insignia. Wartime Royal Air Force Warrant Officer sleeve rank badge. In good clean used condition shows signs of removal from uniform.
Royal Doulton 1919 WW1 Peace Beaker. Royal Doulton World War One 1919 Victory and Peace Commemorative Beaker. In overall good condition for its age no cracks, just a couple of small flaws in its original production. Retains good colour. Nice WW1 display items.
Royal Engineers Balloon School Commemorative Medal. Royal Engineers Balloon School Commemorative Medal. Produced to commemorate the first public flight of a Military Airship \"Nulli Secundus\" on 5/10/1907. The medal was presented to members of the Royal Engineers who were involved in the project or were serving at the Balloon School.
Royal Flying Corps Pilots Wings. A quality pair of inter war period Royal Flying Corps padded pilots wings. Produced after the change to the RAF for pilots from WW1 to wear on later uniforms. The wings are in excellent condition with most of the paper backing remaining.
Royal Flying Corps Pilots Wings. Royal Flying Corps Pilots Wing. A good quality used pair, flat unpadded variety, 11 feathers, embroidered oatmeal on black / blue background. Shows signs of removal from tunic.
Royal Observer Corps Breast Badge Royal Observer Corps Breast Badge embroidered light blue lettering on black / blue background in good clean condition. This style was used between 1941 to 1947.
Royal Observer Corps Medal Grouping. Royal Observer Corps medal grouping to Observer H. Bramham includes - 1. His named boxed Royal Observer Corps Medal. 2. His boxed 1939 - 1945 Defence Medal. 3. Cap Badge. 4. Uniform Button. 5. 2 x Observer Corps lapel badges. 6. 3 x uniformed group photographs (Bramham identified) Medals are in excellent condition, Observer medal clearly named, Defence medal box named to Bramham of Thorne, Doncaster.
Royal Ordnance Factory- Front Line Duty Badge. Wartime printed Royal Ordnance Factory - Front Line Duty badge. In good unissued condition with just slight age discolouration see photos. These were worn on workers overalls.
Ruston & Hornsby Ltd - Our Part In The Great War. Scarce book / album detailing the work done during the first world war by Ruston & Hornsby Ltd Engineers of Lincoln who manufactured Aeroplanes , Aero Engines,Bombs and Ammunition, Mines, Marine engines, Traction wagons etc. The album / book has approx 124 pages with hundreds of illustrations and is of outstanding quality. Overall in very good condition for its age with slight staining to the front cover.
Save Waste Paper - Help Win The War Bookmark. Double sided paper \"Save Waste Paper\" bookmark in good clean condition, entitled - Help win the war and on reverse save waste paper.
Signed Photograph - Prince Arthur ,Duke of Connaught and Strathearn Signed photograph of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn in its original hallmarked silver frame which has his official crest to top and has engraved dedication to Frank Lascelles of Sibford Gower at base. The photograph shows him in his military uniform and is hand signed in ink at base, dated 1923. Prince Albert (1850 to 1942) was the seventh child and third son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, his military service began at the age of 16 at the Royal Military Academy Woolwich he served for some 40 years in the Army offices held were - C-in-C Bombay Army 1886-1890, GOC Southern District 1890-1893, GOC-in C Aldershot Command, C-C Ireland 1900=1904, Inspector General of the Forces 1904-1907, Colonel of the Scots Guards 1883-1904, Colonel of the Grenadier Guards 1904-1942. The framed photograph was given and inscribed to Frank Lascelles who was a British pageant master and artist. Frame and photograph are of super quality with a rare signed photo with Royal and military interest.
Silver and Enamel 1929 Royal Artillery Compact A lovely quality silver and enamel (Hallmarked 1929) ladies powder compact. Enamel regimentals colours surmounted with silver Royal Artillery badge. Clear hallmark to base and retailer Page Plymouth marked, in excellent condition, approx 5cm dia
Smethwick Civil Defence Service Certificate. County Borough Of Smethwick Civil Defence -Recognition of Service Certificate to John Reeve who served with a first aid party during the war. Coloured certificate approx. 29 x 21 cm in good condition.
Somerset P.O.W Flag Day Collector Badge. Somerset Prisoners of War - Flag Day - Authorised Collector. Scarce badge produced in thick card and in excellent condition.
St Pancras Borough Council Warden Helmet. Rare St Pancras Borough Council MkII 1939 dated Wardens helmet in overall good condition with some slight damage to the S.P.B.C transfer (see photos). Original liner and strap. A scarce and desirable London district helmet.
Street Fire Party (SFP) Armband. Street / Supplementary Fire Party armlet this example of the civilian organisation is slightly unusual with the addition of \"137\" which is possible a sector number. Red stencilled lettering on blue / black cloth background.
Surrey Veteran Reserve Badge in Original Box. Pre World War One large bronze badge (5 cm) - Surrey Veteran Reserve in its original box. Buttonhole fixing badge is in excellent unissued condition. Veteran Reserve was established in 1910 ( later name change to National Reserve) and attracted ex regular soldiers, rifle volunteers and former territorials.
The Airmans Gazette - August 1939. The Airman\'s Gazette (Journal published for other ranks of the RAF) Volume 2 - Number 4 - August 1939. 24 page magazine with cartoon style illustration, dealing with all aspects of RAF, history, happenings at the bases etc. In very well used sound condition with some damage and discolouration to pages. A scarce publication.
The Aviation Pocket-Book 1918 The Aviation Pocket - Book For 1918 - A Compendium Of Modern Practice And A Collection Of Useful Notes, Formulae Rules, Tables, And Data Relating To Aeronautics By R. Borlase Matthews. Published 1918 by Crosby Lockwood and Son. 364 pages with illustration and diagrams, approx. 60 pages of period aviation related advertisements. In sound used condition with some damage expected with age.
The Cadet Journal - May 1944 The Cadet Journal - Official Organ Of The Army Cadet Force And The British National Cadet Association, May 1944 edition. 32 page illustrated magazine in good condition.
The Croxley Service Wallet. The Croxley Service Wallet - Specially Constructed For Active Service Conditions. Wartime letter writing set containing envelopes and writing paper in very good condition.
The Journal of the Royal Observer Corps Club - 1942 The Journal of the Royal Observer Corps Club - Volume 1, Number 11, August 1942. 30 page magazine which was issued to R O C personnel only, illustrated with black and white photographs. In good clean condition with some rust bleed from staples.
The Kitchen Front - Wartime Cook Book \"The Kitchen Front\" 122 Wartime Recipes broadcast by Frederick Grisewood, Mabel Constanduros and others, specially selected by the Ministry of Food. 64 page booklet in good used condition, slight decolourisation to pages and front cover repair to spine. Published by Nicholson and Watson London circa 1942.
The New Bond - Magazine of F.W Woolworth. \"The New Bond\" The staff magazine of F.W Woolworth & Co Limited - Forces Souvenir Number 9 - December 1943. 30 page magazine with black and white photographs, in good used condition with some foxing. Contents include update from branches, details of staff in armed forces, roll of honour etc.
The Password Is Courage - Film Script. Original film script for the 1962 war film \"The Password Is Courage\" starring Dirk Bogarde who plays Sergeant Major Charles Coward who escapes from POW Camp Stalag VIII. The film tell the story of his capture and escape attempts. Script is in loose leaf file with card cover and approx. 148 pages.
The Planesman - March - April 1925 The Planesman - Official Organ of No. 7 Group, Royal Air Force. Volume III, No 3 March - April 1925 edition. Approx 40 page illustrated magazine in good clean sound condition. During 1925 No 7 Group consisted mainly of airfields in Southern England.
The Royal Air Force Quarterly - July 1932. The Royal Air Force Quarterly - Volume 3, Number 3, July 1932, published by Gale & Polden. In good clean sound condition approx 120 page with illustrations full of interesting period advertisements and articles.
The Royal Air Force Review - October 1948. The Royal Air Force Review October 1948, Twenty three page magazine style publication fully illustrated in good sound condition. Contents include Soviet Air Force, VIP Squadron, Hawker Story, War Medal Issue, etc.
The Royal Military College Magazine (Infantry) 1943 The Royal Military College Magazine (Infantry) No 10, February 1943. Small 38 page booklet with illustration covering college news and humorous articles. In good sound condition.
There\'ll Always Be An England Lapel Badge. Pin back button style badge ( 25mm dia) - There\'ll Always Be An England - celluloid badge in good clean condition.
Third Reich - Army 4 Years Long Service Medal Third Reich 4 year long service medal for the armed forces, Medal is in good issue condition with some wear to its silver finish and retains its original blue ribbon. Overall a good original example.
Third Reich Luftshultz Postage Stamps. Two original mint Third Reich postage stamps, \"Freie Stadt Danzig\" set of two issued for the \"Danziger Luftschutz Bund\", features outline of the city and Luftschutz badge.
Tortoise Shell R.A.F Cigarette Case. Super quality wartime / pre-war Tortoise Shell R.A.F cigarette case with inlaid silver R.A.F wing and owners initials. Case measures approx. 8 x 12 cm is in very good conditions with just some light scratches to case.
Tropical R.A.F Observers Jacket - 159 Squadron. R.A.F Tropical K.D Short Sleeve Jacket with press stud detachable observer brevet and medal ribbons. Jacket is in excellent condition with just a couple of small marks, plastic RAF black buttons, brevet is of good quality. Medal ribbon - 39-45 star, Burma Star, Defence and war Medal. Ex 159 Squadron.
U.S Army Stationery Set - 1944. U.S Army Stationery Set, soldiers personal card folder containing writing paper and envelope\'s with 1/2 yearly calendar for 1944 / 45 printed on inner cover. In a fairly tired condition, however still in sound condition with some repairs to cover, with original contents and good display item.
U.S Army WW2 - Captain\'s Rank Bar Set. Good wartime set of English made U.S Army - Captains Rank bar set. In unissued / uncleaned condition.
U.S War Department Technical Manual - Interpretation Of Aerial Photographs. U.S War Department Technical Manual TM 5-246 - Interpretation Of Aerial Photographs - December 31st 1942. 220 page card cover manual, fully illustrated with black and white photographs. Some discolouration and foxing to pages, slight damage to spine, however still sound condition.
U.S.A Home Front V-Victory Beer Mat. U.S.A Home Front V-Victory \"Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer Mat\" approx. 10cm dia in good condition with just some age discolouration.
USAAF Air Gunner Wing Badge (Shirt Size) A good quality wartime USAAF shirt size (2 inch) sterling Air Gunner pin back wing badge. Maker marked Balfour (L.G Balfour Co, Attleboro MA) and sterling. Pin fixing with working clasp.
USAAF Air Transport Command Tankard. USAAF Air Transport Command WW2 commemorative tankard, Engraved on to the tankard is all routes flown during WW2 and states that it was produced from brass salvaged from the battlefield from WW2. In good well used un-cleaned condition with some loss of silver finish.
USAAF HB-7 Headset. U.S.A.A.F HB-7 headset, a good used set with small type MX-41 / AR foam / rubber ear cushions and ANB H-1 receivers. Headband in good adjustable condition complete with loom which has some wear but is still sound and plug.
USAAF Navigator\'s Information File - 1944 USAAF Navigator\'s Information File, published by Headquarters, Army Air Forces Washington, dated 1944. Card cover loose leaf format to allow for amendments Approx. 200 pages plus. Contents are split into seven sections - General, Dead Reckoning, Celestial, Tactical Operations, Crew Duties, Navigation Weather, Emergencies. Illustrated throughout. In very good used condition with just some slight foxing.
USAAF Pilots Wings Sweetheart Bracelet. I.D style sweetheart bracelet with USAAF pilots wings and engraved with the name \"Margie\" underneath the wings. The bracelet is in good condition with working clasp.
USAAF Sterling Aircrew Members Wing Badge. Wartime USAAF sterling aircrew members wing. Pin back fixing non maker marked variant, clearly marked Sterling. Pin and lock in good working order. A good quality wing.
USAAF T17 Microphone. Wartime USAAF T17 Lollipop type aircraft microphone, also used in tanks and other military areas this example is believed to be for aircraft use in B17 - B24 etc. In good used condition currently a little grubby as found condition. Outer casing of lead is starting to crack in places.
Vauxhall / Bedford Motors Spitfire Shareholder Badge. Vauxhall / Bedford Spitfire Shareholder blue enamel buttonhole fixing lapel badge. In good used condition, no damage to enamel. Maker marked to rear - H. Miller Ltd Birmingham also on reverse of badge Vauxhall - Bedford.
Vickers Varsity Control Wheel. Pilots control wheel from a Vickers Varsity. In very good used condition. The Varsity entered R.A.F service as a post war replacement for the Wellington crew trainer. It first flew in July 1949 and entered service in 1951, and served many years in the training of pilots, navigators and air engineers.
Waddingtons War Time Quality Playing Cards. Complete pack of Waddington\'s War-Time Quality Number 1 Playing Cards. Cards are in very good possible unused condition the box has some damage and repairs but is still sound and displays well.
War Cookery Leaflet - No 13 - Puddings & Sweets. Ministry of Food War Cookery Leaflet - Number 13 - Puddings & Sweets. Issued July 1944.
War Office Booklet - Aircraft Recognition Part 1 - British Aircraft Recognition - Part 1 - (British) - 1941. 36 page booklet prepared for the War Office and published by H.M.S.O 1941, silhouettes of main British aircraft of the period. In good sound used condition with some rust bleed from staples.
Warship Week - Savings Leaflet. Small leaflet (approx. 13 x 19 cm) issued by the National Savings Committee - Ref W.F.L 49. \"Don\'t miss the boat - The Navy\'s here, Its Warship week, The signal is save\" The leaflet is in very good condition with just a small ink stain (see photos)
Wartime British Red Cross \"Mobile VAD\" Womens Jacket. Wartime British Red Cross, Mobile VAD nurses jacket named to D.H Cousins (we also have for sale as a separate item her decorated nurses cape). The jacket is in fairly well used but sound condition with all its original insignia. Owners name label to lining. The jacket retains its original Red Cross London brass shoulder title, Royal Naval Hospital and Mobile VAD and BRC sleeve cloth badges.
Wartime Canadian Save Waste Bones Poster. Original wartime poster (approx. 38 x 26 cm) issued by public information, for national salvage office, Ottawa - entitled Save Waste Bones - they make glue for aircraft and are used for explosives. Poster retains good colour, has some old damage to from display but this does not distract from an attractive poster.
Wartime Nurses Blue Cape, The Lining Has A Collection Of Cloth Insignia. Mobile VAD Royal Navy Hospital nurses cape which has been decorated by its owner D.H Cousins during the war with shoulder titles, formation signs, cap badges, buttons and cap tallies. The cape has owners name label to top, and is in good overall condition. It was a common practice during the war for nurses to decorate their capes with badges etc from service men they treated as a souvenir. Also for sale as a separate item (Item 50268) we have Cousins Red Cross Mobile VAD service jacket.
Wartime R.A.F Armourers Bomb Arming Split Pin. Wartime Royal Air Force Armourers Bomb Arming Split Pin, label reads - Wire surrounding bomb to be removed & split pin withdrawn after bomb has been placed in carrier. - If bomb is not dropped replace split pin before removing from carrier and secure safety pin with suitable wire. In good condition with some surface rust to pin, metal label is clean and clear printing.
Wartime R.A.F Flight Engineers Brevet. A good used padded wartime R.A.F flight engineers brevet. Nice quality brevet in good condition with service wear, removed from tunic.
Wartime R.A.F Logbook to LAC Bowerbank - Drogue Operator. RAF log book to LAC Bowerbank covers the period 1943 to 1946. He trained as a wireless operator qualified September 1942 before being transferred to a Drogue Operator serving mainly in the Middle East at RAF Gianaclis Egypt. The log is in good used sound condition with numerous entries, all correct signatures and is clearly written with some added interesting comments - a/c written off on landing, missed runway on landing, shoot up of billets after take off, fuel cap loose on take off fuel in rear cockpit !!. Main aircraft flown in Defiant, Maryland, Blenheim. Baltimore. A well completed log comes with flying clothing card and small photograph of 1094422 W. Bowerbank.
Wartime R.A.F Pint Mug. A good clean example of an R.A.F wartime issue pint mug. No cracks or chips just some slight scratches and decolourisation of the glaze. Clear blue R.A.F marking to front makers stamp to base ( Royal Staffordshire Pottery)
Wartime Royal Air Force Patriotic Handkerchief. Wartime Royal Air Force Patriotic Silk / Rayon Handkerchief approx. 30 x 30 cm. Nice quality handkerchief retaining good bright colour. In good condition has been folded.
Wartime U.S Army Dog Tags & Photo. Ambulance Company. U.S Army dog tags and small group of documents to 31177515 Fred Humphrey serving with the 477th Ambulance Company in the ETO. His original WW2 dog tags with chain. Combat uniformed photograph (ETO) Army Exchange Ration Card - ETO - Aug 1945 Authorization For Allotment Of Pay - July 1944 Allied Military Forces Banknote For Use In Germany (1944)
Wartime U.S Army Enlisted Man\'s Service Cap. Wartime U.S Army Enlisted Man\'s Service Cap. Woollen serge material with russet brown leather for the visor and strap. The cap is in used condition with some wear to visor, overall a good used example. Remains of makers label, no size marking but fits mannequin head nicely. Enlisted mans cap badge to front.
Wartime W.V.S Armband. An early war example of the Womens Voluntary Services armband. Red printed lettering on green cloth background. Armband is in good used condition.
Wartime \"Manoeuvre\" Board Game For Service Men. \"Manoeuvre\" - For all Service men and women. Fits into a haversack or overcoat pocket, and will reduce the inevitable tedium that must occur sometimes under war conditions. A travel board game for service men in excellent condition complete with rules, counters and board etc.
Westminster Fire Card Training Letter. Small letter (approx 13 x 10 cm) from Post No11 Westminster wardens organisation instructing the holder that they should attend a training course at the German Church London due to increase incendiary attacks. Dated 10/11/42.
Wings For Victory - 1943 Savings Certificate. Wings For Victory National Savings Campaign 1943 - certificate of honour awarded to Crymmych. A 270F/1/5 savings group. The certificate measures approx. 28 x 23 cm is in well used condition, some heavy foxing and has been folded, however these certificate are getting hard to find and this example still displays well.
Womens Land Army Greatcoat - 1943 Women\'s Land Army Greatcoat, light brown double breasted wool 3/4 length coat in very good used condition with makers label - Steinburg & Sons Ltd - 1943. Size no 2 .
Womens Land Army Shoulder Titles. Matched pair of slip on Women Land Army shoulder titles, embroidered red lettering on green background. A very good used pair of original titles.
Womens Land Army Tie. Women\'s Land Army tie by Tootal. In good used condition. A good original example of this scarce piece of Land Army uniform.
Women\'s Transport Service (F.A.N.Y) Shoulder Title. Women\'s Transport Service - F.A.N.Y (First Aid Nursing Yeomanry) Maroon lettering on fawn background shoulder title. In good used condition shows signs of removal from uniform.
World War One Iron Cross - Cross Of Honour World War One German court mounted Iron Cross 2nd class and 1914 - 1918 Cross of Honour in bronze with swords. Both medals are in very good uncleaned issued condition. Nicely court mounted, ribbons are slightly grubby with age.
WW1 - British Officers Pocket Compass Dated 1918. WW1 Officers pocket compass by G.Haseler &Son Ltd Birmingham, dated 1918. Compass in good working order, maker marked to front case cover, some general age wear, overall a good example.
WW1 - Norfolk Regiment Sweetheart Badge. First World War \"Rifle\" sweetheart badge in sterling silver to The Norfolk Regiment. Good quality badge with pin fixing in working order and no damage to enamel.
WW1 - The Allies Tinder Box. A rare World War One private purchase soldiers tinder box, the small tin contains its original contents, flint, firesteel, tinder material and instructions label. The tin approx. 8 x 4 cm is in good original condition with some loss of finish (see photos).
WW1 Crested China Tank - R.N.A.S Crest A larger than the normal WW1 crested tank (approx. 16cm long) with Royal Navel Air Service crest produced by Arcadian China. In excellent condition with no damage.
WW1 Earl Kitchener Commemorative Toffee Tin. World War One Haltons Toffee tin illustrating Earl Kitchener of Khartoum - Secretary of State for War to lid. Measures approx. 13 x 9 x 4 cm. Tin is in excellent condition for its age ( see photos)
WW1 Grimwades Bairnsfatherware - Small Jug. A more uncommon piece of Bairnsfatherware by Grimwades of Stoke on Trent being small milk jug approx. height 10 cm in overall good undamaged condition, clear maker marked to base. Old Bill \".When The Ell\" cartoon to front.
WW1 Imperial German Wallet and Education Book WW1 German money holder / wallet with paper iron cross to front, comes with owners civil education certificate / booklet 1914 dated. Both items in good used condition.
WW1 Memorial Plaque - Gloucestershire Regiment. WW1 Memorial Plaque to Pte Sidney Brooks, 2nd Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment. He was gassed on 2nd May 1915 in France and was returned home, he died on 28th November 1918. Photocopy of research included.
WW1 Military Medal with Pair - 21st London Regiment. World War One Military Medal group to 39964 Pte William Primrose Campbell 21st London Regiment / East Surrey Regiment - comprises his Military Medal, 1914 - 1918 War Medal and Victory Medal, all clearly and correctly named to 21st London Regiment. Medals in good uncleaned condition with replacement ribbons. Campbell enlisted on 21/9/16 and discharged 9/4/19, France Overseas Service, Military Medal London Gazette 13th March 1919. Entitled to wear the War Badge Number B254657 (not included). A good MM group in need of further research. Some research included.
WW1 National Registration - Identity Card WW1 National Registration Act 1915 identity card, issued by Whitchurch District Council to Lina Herzenstein, teacher of French at St Marys School. These cards were issued to assess the number of men that would be available for call up to the armed forces.
WW1 Physical Training Booklet - 1916 Imperial Army Series - Physical Training (Senior Course) Swedish exercise, Athletic Sports, Swimming, Diving and Life Saving. Based on the army manual of physical training. Published London 1916 by John Murray. Small illustrated handbook approx. 250 pages with illustration in very good sound condition.
WW1 Tortoiseshell Lincolnshire Regiment Sweetheart. First World War Tortoiseshell Lincolnshire Regiment sweetheart badge with silver rim and central engraved regimental badge. In good condition, pin fixing.
WW2 - R.A.F Double - Sided Blood Chit. Scarce R.A.F double sided blood chit issued 1944 for Operation Frantic, the shuttle bombing of Germany by the RAF using the Soviet Union for refuelling and re-arming. In good condition retaining good colour and has been folded for use in the issue plastic ID holder.
WW2 Army Service / Discharge Certificate. Army Form B-108D Service Certificate, issued to 1898229 Sapper John James Royal Engineers, enlisted Leicester 15th November 1939, discharged 5th April 1940 due to not meeting the Army physical requirements.
WW2 German Lineol Toy Soldier. WW2 German toy soldier produced by Lineol being a S.A trooper, maker marked to base in overall good condition with just some wear to the paint finish. approx. 7cm high.
WW2 Insignia Group To 6th Belgian Infantry Brigade. Good WW2 insignia group to one man who served with the 6th Belgian Infantry Brigade, in Holland and Germany with the Canadian Army and 1 Corps. All items are in used condition and have been removed from uniform.
WW2 Medal Group to Cpl J. Armstrong - Loyals WW2 medal group to Cpl J. Armstrong serving with the Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire). Armstrong from Accrington was also a long term member of the St John Ambulance. Medals - 39 - 45 Star, Africa Star with 1st Army Bar, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, General Service Medal (Named) with Palestine 45-48 clasp, Named St John service medal with 6 bars. All medals mounted as worn and in very good condition. His dog tags, Loyals shoulder title, named box for G.S.M, and receipt, Medal issue receipt and St John Ambulance certificate for 6th bar. Interesting medal group in need of further research.
WW2 National Registration Identity Card. National Registration Identity Card. Early issue pre - 1943 buff coloured card. Issued in 1942, Marksfield Leicestershire, with the later additional address label 1944.
WW2 R.A.F Observer / Air Gunners Flying Log Book - 179 Squadron. Flying Log Book, service and release book and 1943 identity certificate for Spain to 1265226 W/O J.H White air gunner. Enlisted 6th September 1940, released 1st March 1946. Flying training started March 1942 with No2 Air Observer School RAF Yatesbury followed by Air Gunnery School RAF Pembrey training was to continue with radio school RAF Prestwick and 7 OTU RAF Limavady before joining his first Squadron 179 Coastal Command at Bircham - Newton. Soon to move with the squadron to Gibraltar undertaking Anti - Submarine patrols on Wellingtons fitted with the new Leigh Light (anti - Sub device being a 22 million candela carbon arc searchlight) numerous entries during his stay with 179 sqnd December 1942 to November 1943 - 4/1/43 Sighted U Boat periscope only, large wake - over 40 anti sub and convoy escort listed mainly as part of Wing Commander Greswell (later Air Commodore J.H Greswell CB, CBE, DSO, DFC) crew. January 1944 transferred to 6 OTU at Silloth as instructor on radar and leigh light, October 1945 saw his last posting to 160 Squadron, RAF Minneriya, Ceylon on Liberators. Log is in good sound used condition is clearly written with all correct signatures including W/CDR J.H Greswell, a interesting coastal command log a good research project.
WW2 R.A.F Silk / Rayon Escape Map - Italy Wartime issue Silk / Rayon escape map J3 and J4 Italy. including Sicily and Sardinia. In excellent condition, double sided map measures approx. 51 x 39 cm.
WW2 RAF Recognition Model - Blenheim. WW2 Royal Air Force \"Bakelite\" recognition model of a Bristol Blenhelm. Approx 24cm wingspan the model is in good condition with just a couple of small chips to the one wing. The model is in uncleaned condition and the upper surface has lost some of its shine which could be polished if required. These models were used by the RAF for training purposes.
WW2 Royal Air Force Pocket Watch. Wartime Royal Air Force Pocket Watch. In good working order, keeps good time, clearly Air Ministry marked to back plate, Ref no 6E/50 - 12551/41.
WW2 U.S Army Mortar Shoulder Pad. WW2 U.S Army M3 shoulder pad these were issued to machine gun and mortar crews. Marked left and right, in unissued condition complete with its original stores label.
WW2 U.S Army Razor - Service Set. A wartime U.S Army service mans private purchase Gillette shaving kit, a good quality item in very good used condition, comprises metal chrome case, razor (slight damage to handle) and blade holder.
WW2 Womens Land Army Badge. Wartime Womens Land Army badge, flat back variant in excellent condition with no damage to the enamel. Badge was worn on the felt hat or the WLA jumper. Maker marked to rear - Marples and Beasley Birmingham.
Yearbook of Hitler Youth 1943. Jahrbuch Der Hitlerjugend 1943 ( Yearbook of Hitler Youth 1943) Approx 185 pages illustrated throughout with a diary section in excellent unused condition, some foxing and discolouration.
\"Always Prepared\" History of 207 Squadron R.A.F. \"Always Prepared\" The Story Of 207 Squadron Royal Air Force by John Hamlin. Published 1999 by Air- Britain Publications. Hardback, 232 pages in good condition.
\"Britain At War\" By Rosie Newman \"Britain At War\" by Rosie Newman. The book is a narrative of the wartime film by her. 66 page hardback book with black and white and colour illustrations in good condition with just some slight foxing, dust cover has some damage. Second edition published 1948. Rosie Newman started filming Britain At War in the spring 1941 and was said to be the most comprehensive colour picture of Britain in wartime.
\"Firm\" The Magazine of The Worcestershire Regiment. \"FIRM\" The magazine of The Worcestershire Regiment, April 1946, Vol 13 - No 1. Softcover booklet approx. 120 pages with a small number of photographs. In sound but fairly well used condition. Contents include - Regimental notes, Roll of honour, obituary etc.
\"Here\'s A Man\'s Life\" Army Recruiting Leaflet. Here\'s A Mans\'s Life - two page pre-war 1930s? illustrated army recruitment leaflet in very good clean condition.
\"More Pictures of The German Army\" War Office Publication. \"More Pictures of The German Army\" Prepared by the War Office November 1941. The purpose of this pamphlet is to give all ranks an idea of the appearance of the German soldier. The 48 page illustrated booklet is in very good sound condition.
\"Squirt\" Birmingham & District Fire Service Journal - 1942 \"Squirt\" Birmingham & District Fire Service Journal - Volume Three - No Eight - April 1942. Small 32 page illustrated magazine being the official journal of the Birmingham & District National Fire Service. In good clean condition with some rust bleed by staples.
\"War Savings\" Poster \"Going Great Guns For Victory\" War Saving poster (approx. 51 x 38 cm) reference number W.F.P 355 issued by the National Savings Committee entitled Going \"Great Guns\" For Victory. The original poster retains good colour with just some slight damage to edges.