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ARP WVS Womens Voluntary Services Air Raid Precautions badge

ARP WVS Womens Voluntary Services Air Raid Precautions badge

A good original circa 1938 to February 1939 short lived period 'ARP Women's Voluntary Services home front pin badge'; chromium plated example inlaid with red enamel, the reverse impressed with maker's details 'H.B.Sale B'Ham'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, minor service wear.
Height 29mm.

The 'ARP Women's Voluntary Servi... read more

Code: 64543

25.00 GBP

Womens Voluntary Service WVS utility badge c1947 to 1950

Womens Voluntary Service WVS utility badge c1947 to 1950

A very scarce original Cold War period 'Womens Voluntary Service WVS utility pin badge' chromium plated example with utility restriction red painted finish, the reverse impressed with maker's details 'L.Simpson & Co. London'. Good condition, complete with original pin fittings, heavy wear to paintwork.
Height approx 30mm. read more

Code: 64460

25.00 GBP

Womens Voluntary Service WVS Cornwall County title cloth badge

Womens Voluntary Service WVS Cornwall County title cloth badge

A scarce original Second World War early pre 1941 period 'Women's Voluntary Service Cornwall title badge', maroon silk embroidered on grey woven cloth backing. Very good condition.
Width 80mm. read more

Code: 64408

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Womens Voluntary Service WVS Civil Defence cloth badge

Womens Voluntary Service WVS Civil Defence cloth badge

A scarce original Second World War early pre 1941 period Women's Voluntary Service home front badge'; George VI crowned 'W.V.S Civil Defence' shield, maroon silk embroidered on grey woven cloth backing. Very good condition, still retaining blanket stitching to edge.
Height 61mm. read more

Code: 64407

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Womens Voluntary Service WVS service stripe badge

Womens Voluntary Service WVS service stripe badge

A scarce original post 1943 wartime period 'Womens Voluntary Service WVS maroon silk embroidered stripes on felt cloth backing. Good condition, colour remains bright, slight MOTH damage. read more

Code: 64352

10.00 GBP

WVS Civil Defence womens voluntary services cloth badge

WVS Civil Defence womens voluntary services cloth badge

A scarce original post 1953 Cold War period WVS Civil Defence badge, red embroidered lettering and displaying a Queen's Crown on woven cotton backing. Very good condition.
Height 70mm.
Women's Voluntary Service became Royal in 1966. read more

Code: 64032

15.00 GBP

Womens Voluntary Service WVS home front keyring badge

Womens Voluntary Service WVS home front keyring badge

A scarce original circa 1953 to 1966 cold war period Womens Voluntary Service 'WVS chromium plated enamel key ring badge' displaying a Queen's Crown, the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Fattorin & Sons 36 Barr St. B'Ham'. Very good condition, complete with original fittings, minor service wear to the enamel..
Height of badge 38mm.

'Women's Voluntary Service' became... read more

Code: 60500

10.00 GBP

WW2 Womens Voluntary Services WVS monogram official uniform badge

WW2 Womens Voluntary Services WVS monogram official uniform badge

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

Code: 63543

20.00 GBP

Women's Voluntary Services WVS for Civil Defence utility issue badge

Women's Voluntary Services WVS for Civil Defence utility issue badge

A good original circa 1941 utility regulation period 'Women's Voluntary Services for Civil Defence badge' chromium plated example bearing utility restriction red painted finish, the reverse impressed with maker's details 'L.Simpson & Co'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, minimal wear to paintwork.
Height 30mm.

The 'ARP Women's Voluntary Services' f... read more

Code: 63477

20.00 GBP

WVS Housewives Service Identification home front badge

WVS Housewives Service Identification home front badge

A scarce original Second World War period Womens Voluntary Service Identification badge' in the form of chromium plated octagonal, inlaid with green enamel, bearing red enamel band across the centre 'Housewives Service'; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Fattorini Bradford'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel and retaining all of the chro... read more

Code: 63455

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Womens Voluntary Service WVS armband service stripes badge

Womens Voluntary Service WVS armband service stripes badge

A scarce original circa 1943 period 'Womens Voluntary Service armband '; quickly put together stitched grey felt armlet, bearing crowned 'WVS' maroon silk cotton embroidered initials, three year service stripes and WVS Civil Defence badge. Good condition, colour remains bright, MOTH specks front and back.
Width approx 86mm.

Introduced in 1943 for non uniformed members and ... read more

Code: 63420

60.00 GBP

Womens Royal Voluntary Services WRVS HQ INSTRUCTOR headquarter badge

Womens Royal Voluntary Services WRVS HQ INSTRUCTOR headquarter badge

A rare original post 1966 cold war period 'W.R.V.S. H.Q. INSTRUCTOR headquarter pin badge'; gilt brass oval example inlaid with pale green enamel. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright.
Width 39mm.
Height 18mm.

The WVS 'Women's Voluntary Service' became the WRVS 'Women's Royal Voluntary Services... read more

Code: 63282

45.00 GBP

Womens Royal Voluntary Services WRVS INSTRUCTOR pin badge

Womens Royal Voluntary Services WRVS INSTRUCTOR pin badge

A scarce original post 1966 cold war period period 'W.R.V.S. INSTRUCTOR badge'; gilt brass oval example inlaid with red translucent enamel. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright.
Width 39mm.
Height 20mm.

The WVS 'Women's Voluntary Service' became the WRVS 'Women's Royal Voluntary Services' in 1966. read more

Code: 63281

25.00 GBP

Womens Royal Voluntary Services WRVS TRAINER pin badge

Womens Royal Voluntary Services WRVS TRAINER pin badge

A good original post 1966 cold war period 'W.R.V.S. TRAINER badge'; gilt brass oval example inlaid with green translucent enamel. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright.
Width 39mm.
Height 20mm.

The WVS 'Women's Voluntary Service' became the WRVS 'Women's Royal Voluntary Services' in 1966. read more

Code: 63280

15.00 GBP

Womens Voluntary Service WVS Civil Defence felt cloth badges Arundel Sussex attributed

Womens Voluntary Service WVS Civil Defence felt cloth badges Arundel Sussex attributed

An interesting piece of social history in the form of a scarce original wartime period Women's Voluntary Service felt cloth uniform badge' maroon silk embroidered Crowned 'W.V.S Civil Defence' on grey felt cloth backing, together with Sussex County stripe and four year service chevron with an extra two years added on, together with a Ministry of Supply box addressed to:
'Mr.G.A.GATES, B... read more

Code: 63104

95.00 GBP

Womens Voluntary Services overseas WVS title pin badge

Womens Voluntary Services overseas WVS title pin badge

A scarce original locally made nickel silver 'WVS title' badge, possibly for overseas service in India. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings.
Width 44mm.
Height 12mm.

Formed in 1942 in India, particularly in Bengal, which had a high membership during the war. read more

Code: 63073

25.00 GBP

Womens Voluntary Services overseas WVS INDIA pin badge

Womens Voluntary Services overseas WVS INDIA pin badge

A rare original post 1942 period, locally made die cast nickel silver WVS India pin badge', in the form of a map of India surmounted by rays, inlaid with green enamel, bearing the 'WVS' monogram and inscribed 'INDIA I SERVE below'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 42mm.

Formed in 1942 in India, particularly in Bengal... read more

Code: 63072

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Womens Voluntary Service WVS armband

Womens Voluntary Service WVS armband

A scarce original circa 1943 period still remaining intact 'Womens Voluntary Service armband '; quickly put together stitched grey felt armlet, bearing crowned 'WVS' maroon silk cotton embroidered initials. Very good clean moth-free condition, colour remains bright.
Width approx 84mm.

Introduced in 1943 for non uniformed members and used as a form of identification. read more

Code: 62543

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WRVS Womens Royal Voluntary Service Lancashire County cloth uniform badges

WRVS Womens Royal Voluntary Service Lancashire County cloth uniform badges

A scarce original post 1966 late issue 'Womens Royal Voluntary Service uniform badges', Queen's Crowned red embroidered WRVS monogram on woven backing together with matching Lancashire title. Very good condition.
Height of badge 70mm.

Women's Voluntary Service became Royal in 1966. read more

Code: 62001

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Womens Voluntary Service WVS club leader rank badge

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'. Excellent condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Width 43mm. read more

Code: 60501

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