Ministry of Food 1946 1947 Ration Book Hornsey Rise London
A good original 1946 - 1947 Cold War period 'Ministry of Food Ration Book' address to 'G.V. Figgins, 12 Shaftesbury Road, Hornsey Rise, London, N.19'.
Well used condition, with nine semi cut out page, seven full pages, lots of scribble, and names of suppliers. read more
WW2 Ministry of Food emergency food officer badge
A scarce original Second World War period 'Emergency Food Officer' gilt and enamel badge', worn by a Ministry government official; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole lapel fitting, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright.
Height approx 37mm. read more
WW2 Food Leader shopping basket home front badge
A scarce original Second World War period gilt metal badge, inlaid with green, white and brown enamelling, depicting a housewives full shopping basket inscribed with 'Food Leader' title below. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no stress marks or damage to the enamel.
The Food Leader scheme originated with the 'WVS' in Birmigham and beca... read more
1946 Battle For Bread Volunteer celluloid tin button badge
A scarce original post war period '1946 Battle For Bread Volunteer celluloid tin button badge'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fitting, colours remain bright.
In the Summer of 1946 continual rain ruined Britain's wheat crops and post war Bread rationing started. read more
WW2 Dig for Victory campaign home front badge
A rare Second World War Dig for Victory celluloid tin button badge, the rim with "Copyright Reserved". Very good condition, original pin fitting, minor foxing and rust to reverse.
The Dig for Victory campaign encouraged people to transform gardens, parks and sports pitches into allotments to grow vegetables, as food shortage and rationing took hold.
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