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WW2 Womens Voluntary Services WVS monogram official uniform badge


A scarce original Second World War period 'Women's Voluntary Services chromium plated badge', WVS monogram worn in the neck of the blouse when in uniform. Very good clean condition, retaining original pin fittings.
Height 19mm.

Code: 58588

20.00 GBP


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Womens Voluntary Service WVS club leader rank badge


A scarce original Women's Voluntary Service 'W.V.S. Club Leader chromium plated rank badge' with deep maroon enamel lettering, the reverse with maker's details "Simpson (London) Ltd". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Width 43mm.

Code: 58466

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Womens Voluntary Services ARP home front badge


A good original 'A.R.P. Women's Voluntary Services chromium plated badge' inlaid with red enamel, the reverse with maker's details "H.B.Sale B'Ham". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 30mm.

The 'Women's Voluntary Service for Air Raid Precautions' was established in 1938, their title was amended to the 'Women's Voluntary Service for Civil Defence' in February 1939, becoming the 'Women's Royal Voluntary Services' in 1966.

Code: 58384

20.00 GBP


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WW2 Canadian Red Cross WVSC hat badge


A scarce original circa 1940's wartime 'Women's Voluntary Service Corps Canadian Red Cross hat badge'; large silver plated circular example with embossed title surround, the centre displaying red transluscent enamel cross on white enamel ground, the reverse impressed with maker's details "Mappin". Very good condition, the reverse with crudely soldiered replacement loops, enamel perfect.
Diameter 38mm.

The 'Women's Voluntary Service Corps Canadian Red Cross' was formed in June 1940 initially to train women as ambulance drivers for the Red Cross Society and the armed forces, later this was amended to include auxiliary nurses, office and food administration sections.

Code: 58265

30.00 GBP


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WVS Darby & Joan club welsh leek badge


A scarce original pre 1966 'WVS Darby & Joan Club badge'; silver plate example depicting a green and white 'Welsh Leek' to the centre on red enamel ground, the reverse with maker's details "Vaughton Ltd B'Ham". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Diameter 25mm.

The first of the W.V.S Darby & Joan Clubs opened just after the war in 1946 to improve welfare for old people.

Code: 58217

10.00 GBP


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Womens Royal Voluntary Services WRVS trainer badge


A good original post 1966 'W.R.V.S. Trainer badge'; gilded brass oval example inlaid with green translucent enamel. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt remains bright.
Width 39mm.
Height 19mm.

'The Women's Voluntary Service' became the 'Women's Royal Voluntary Services' in 1966.

Code: 57890

10.00 GBP


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WW2 WVS Civil Defence utility issue badge in box of issue


A good example of a Second World War period chromium plated badge with utility restriction red painted finish, complete with original card box inscribed to the lid "Brooch Badge C.D.C.4." Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minor wear to paintwork and chromium plating to reverse.
Height 29mm.

Code: 57852

10.00 GBP


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WVS Civil Defence home front badge by Marples & Beasley


A scarce post 1953 'WVS Civil Defence chromium plated enamel badge' bearing a Queen's Crown, the reverse with maker's details "Marples & Beasley Birmingham". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, an excellent example.
Height 29mm.

'Women's Voluntary Service' became the 'Women's Royal Voluntary Services' in 1966.

Code: 57704

10.00 GBP


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WVS Civil Defence home front badge by W.J.Dingley Ltd.


A scarce post 1953 'WVS Civil Defence chromium plated enamel badge' bearing a voided Queen's Crown, the reverse with maker's details "W.J.Dingley Ltd 77 Warstone Lane Birmingham 18". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, an excellent example.
Height 29mm.

The 'Women's Voluntary Service' became the 'Women's Royal Voluntary Services' in 1966.

Code: 57703

10.00 GBP


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WW2 Women's Voluntary Service WVS NAAFI home front badge


A scarce original wartime 'WVS NAAFI chromium plated badge', worn by a Women's Voluntary Service member working for the 'Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes'. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings with accommodation ring to attach a safety chain, an excellent example.
Height 23mm.

Code: 57163

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WW2 WVS Civil Defence utility issue home front badge


A very good example of a Second World War period chromium plated badge with utility restriction red painted finish, the reverse with maker's details "H.W.M". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minimal wear to paintwork, minor nick to 'C'.
Height 29mm.

Code: 56977

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Womens Voluntary Service WVS utility badge c1947 to 1950


A scarce post-war pattern chromium plated badge with utility restriction red painted finish, the reverse with maker's details "L.Simpson & Co. London". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minor wear to paintwork.
Height 29mm.

Code: 56814

20.00 GBP


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Womens Voluntary Services overseas WVS title badge


A scarce unmarked nickel silver locally made 'WVS title' badge, possibly for overseas service in India. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings.
Width 44mm.
Height 11mm.

Code: 56750

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WW2 Womens Voluntary Services WVS monogram official uniform badge


A scarce Second World War period 'Women's Voluntary Services nickel badge', 'WVS' monogram worn in the neck of the blouse when in uniform. Very good clean condition, retaining original pin fittings.
Height 18mm.

Code: 56294

20.00 GBP


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WW2 WVS Civil Defence utility issue home front badge


A very good example of a Second World War period chromium plated badge with utility restriction red painted finish, the reverse with maker's details "L.Simpson & Co. London". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minimal wear to paintwork.
Height 29mm.

Code: 56206

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WW2 WVS Civil Defence home front badge in original box


A very good example of a Second World War period 'W.V.S Civil Defence chromium plated badge' inlaid with red enamel, the reverse with maker's details "L.Simpson & Co London" complete with issue cardboard box and display card stating "Official Badge". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 29mm.

Code: 56158

15.00 GBP


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WVS Housewives Somerset Section wartime economy cardboard badge


An original late Second World War period very scarce cardboard economy badge for "Housewives W.V.S Somerset Section". Good condition, retaining original safety pin fitting, minor scuffs.
Diameter 38mm.

The W.V.S Housewives Service was originated in Barnes in the early 1940's and quickly spread throughout the London Region and later the country, these on-call local women volunteers who had detailed knowledge of the residents of their streets, could be called upon to assist ARP Wardens with the care of the casualties after an Air Raid attack and before the arrival of the first aid services.

Code: 55880

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WW2 Womens Voluntary Service WVS Civil Defence badge


A good Second World War period 'W.V.S Civil Defence chromium plated badge' with red enamel, the reverse with scarce maker's details "H.B.Sale B'Ham". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 29mm.

Code: 54818

10.00 GBP


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Womens Royal Voluntary Service WRVS Club Organizer rank badge


A scarce post 1966 Women's Royal Voluntary Service 'W.R.V.S. Club Organizer chromium plated rank badge' with deep maroon enamel lettering, the reverse with maker's details "Simpson (London) Ltd". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel with minor service wear.
Width 42mm.

The 'Women's Voluntary Service' became the 'Women's Royal Voluntary Services' in 1966.

Code: 54493

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Womens Voluntary Service WVS County Borough Staff rank badge


A scarce wartime example of a 'Women's Voluntary Service W.V.S. County Boro' Staff chromium plated rank badge' inlaid with red enamel. Good condition, retaining original pin fittings, service wear to enamel.
Width 42mm.

Code: 54490

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