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WW2 Home Guard Home Front Invasion Defence lapel badge

WW2 Home Guard Home Front Invasion Defence lapel badge

A good original Second World War period small round gilt brass badge inlaid with blue enamel, inscribed 'H.G' to the centre, surmounted by an unusual King's Crown in red enamel. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel.
Height 23mm.

Formed in 1940, from the recently raised Local Defence Volunteers (LDV), to counter the threat ... read more

Code: 64219

30.00 GBP

WW2 Home Guard Invasion Defence home front lapel badge

WW2 Home Guard Invasion Defence home front lapel badge

A good original wartime period small oval gilt brass badge inlaid with blue enamel 'H.G' to centre surmounted by a red enamel King George VI Crown. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 23mm.

Formed in 1940, from the recently raised Local Defence Volunteers (LDV), to counter the threat of... read more

Code: 64218

25.00 GBP

City of London Civic Guard invasion defence home front badge

City of London Civic Guard invasion defence home front badge

A scarce original circa 1942 wartime period 'City of London Civic Guard badge'; silver plated example in the form of the City shield from the Coat of Arms' inlaid with white enamel, bearing a red cross and 'Wat Tyler's dagger' in the first quarter; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'J.R.Gaunt London'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole lapel fitting, no damage to th... read more

Code: 64174

45.00 GBP

WW2 Home Guard Invasion Defence lapel badge

WW2 Home Guard Invasion Defence lapel badge

A very scarce original Second World War period small gilt crowned oval badge inlaid with blue enamel, inscribed with scarce full title 'HOME GUARD' to the centre. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, minor service wear.
Height approx 23mm.

Formed in 1940, from the recently raised Local Defence Volunteers (LDV), to counter... read more

Code: 64138

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Bradford Home Guard proficiency badge circa 1941

Bradford Home Guard proficiency badge circa 1941

A good original wartime issue 'Bradford Home Guard uniform badge', circular silvered brass example with blue enamel centre and an embossed bar over laurel sprays inscribed 'PROFICIENCY BADGE', the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Fattorini Bradford' and two original loop fittings north and south with retainer split pin indicating a style of badge worn on a sleeve. Good condition, no dama... read more

Code: 63944

30.00 GBP

WW2 Ulster Home Guard UHG Irish home front badge

WW2 Ulster Home Guard UHG Irish home front badge

A scarce original wartime period 'Ulster Home Guard lapel badge'; silver plated Crowned oval bearing the title letters 'U.H.G' on a field of green enamel, the reverse impressed with official issue number '13732'. Good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no chips to the enamel, some surface scratches and service wear to silvered finish.
Height 26mm. read more

Code: 63943

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WHD Womens Home Defence HG auxiliaries badge

WHD Womens Home Defence HG auxiliaries badge

A scarce original circa 1941 to 1944 Second World War period 'Women's Home Defence Home Guard auxiliaries badge', gilt shield inlaid with brown enamel with yellow border, crossed rifles to the centre 'WHD' between the barrels, pistol below; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Thomas Fattorini Ltd Regent St B'Ham'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to th... read more

Code: 63920

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Leicestershire Home Guard battalion lapel badge

Leicestershire Home Guard battalion lapel badge

A scarce original circa Second World War period 'Home Guard county lapel badge'; small oblong brass example inlaid with blue enamel surmounted by a 'Leicestershire' tiger and 'Hindoostan' scroll. Good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, service wear to enamel.
Height 29mm. read more

Code: 63491

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WW2 Home Guard invasion defence home front lapel badge

WW2 Home Guard invasion defence home front lapel badge

A scarce original Second World War period 'Home Guard lapel badge'; small chromium plated crowned oval badge inlaid with blue enamel, 'HG' to the centre. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting impressed with 'REG.No.70404', no damage to the enamel. An excellent example.
Height 20mm.

Formed in 1940, from the recently raised Local Defence Volunteers ... read more

Code: 63490

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WW2 Home Guard invasion defence home front lapel badge

WW2 Home Guard invasion defence home front lapel badge

A scarce original Second World War period 'Home Guard title lapel badge'; small oblong gilt brass example inlaid with blue enamel surmounted by a red enamel King George VI Crown. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel intact, manufacturers flaw to crown.
Height 19mm.

Formed in 1940, from the recently raised Local Defence Volunteers (LDV), to... read more

Code: 63489

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WW2 Home Guard Auxiliary Women's plastic economy issue badge

WW2 Home Guard Auxiliary Women's plastic economy issue badge

A scarce original Second World War period 'Home Guard Auxiliary Women's official recognition badge, made from brown plastic material the reverse with maker's details 'A Stanley & Sons Walsall' 'Prov.Pat. 1-A'. Very good condition, complete with original metal pin fittings, no fading or distortion.
Diameter approx 42mm.

Home Guard Auxiliary badge was issued from July 1943 w... read more

Code: 63374

45.00 GBP

Royal Warwickshire Home Guard battalion lapel badge

Royal Warwickshire Home Guard battalion lapel badge

A scarce original circa Second World War period 'Home Guard county lapel badge'; small oblong gilt brass example inlaid with blue enamel surmounted by a 'Royal Warwickshire' antelope and scroll. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, remarkably with no damage to the enamel.
Height 27mm. read more

Code: 63131

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WW2 Home Guard Home Front Invasion Defence lapel badge

WW2 Home Guard Home Front Invasion Defence lapel badge

A scarce original Second World War period small round brass badge inlaid with blue enamel, inscribed with scarce full title 'HOME GUARD' to the centre, surmounted by an unusual King's Crown in red enamel. Fair condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel with period restoration and surface scratches.
Height 23mm.

Formed in 1940, from the recently raised Loc... read more

Code: 63105

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WW2 Home Guard home front invasion defence HG 1940 to 1944 lapel badge

WW2 Home Guard home front invasion defence HG 1940 to 1944 lapel badge

A scarce original Second World War period small Crowned oval silver plated badge inlaid with blue enamel, 'HG' to the centre with additional scroll below '1940 - 4'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, silver plating with minimal wear.
Height 23mm.

Formed in 1940, from the recently raised Local Defence Volunteers (LDV), ... read more

Code: 63101

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WW2 Home Guard HG gilt and enamel lapel badge

WW2 Home Guard HG gilt and enamel lapel badge

A good original circa 1940's period small Crowned oval gilt brass badge inlaid with blue enamel, thick 'HG' initial to the centre. Good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, minor enamel damage to crown, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 19mm.

Formed in 1940, from the recently raised Local Defence Volunteers (LDV), to counter the threat of invasion from Ge... read more

Code: 62944

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WW2 Ulster Home Guard UHG Irish home front badge

WW2 Ulster Home Guard UHG Irish home front badge

A scarce original wartime period 'Ulster Home Guard lapel badge'; silver plated Crowned oval bearing the title letters 'U.H.G' on a field of green enamel, the reverse impressed with official issue number '7899'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel. An excellent example.
Height 26mm. read more

Code: 62680

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WHD Womens Home Defence HG auxiliaries badge

WHD Womens Home Defence HG auxiliaries badge

A scarce original circa 1941 to 1944 Second World War period 'Women's Home Defence Home Guard auxiliaries badge', gilt shield inlaid with brown enamel with yellow border, crossed rifles to the centre 'WHD' between the barrels, pistol below; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Collins London'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish ... read more

Code: 62553

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WW2 Home Guard County of Lincolnshire printed set of battledress sleeve badges

WW2 Home Guard County of Lincolnshire printed set of battledress sleeve badges

A scarce original Second World War period set of 'Lincolnshire county's units badges' in the form of a matching pair of blue printed imps on khaki green background, together with matching Home Guard titles. Very good condition, evidence of having been removed from battledress blouse.

The design of the Lincoln imp badge was based on the grotesque sculpture in Lincoln cathedral, wh... read more

Code: 61852

190.00 GBP

WW2 Home Guard invasion defence large HG lapel badge

WW2 Home Guard invasion defence large HG lapel badge

A scarce original unusual wartime period 'Home Guard lapel badge', large gilt brass Crowned oval rectangle, the centre inlaid with blue enamel with the large distinct initials 'H.G' across the centre. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel.
Height 25mm. read more

Code: 61767

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WW2 Home Guard invasion defence blue and white HG lapel badge

WW2 Home Guard invasion defence blue and white HG lapel badge

A scarce original unusual wartime period superior quality 'Home Guard lapel badge', large gilt brass Crowned laurel spray joined at the base by a foliated tip, the centre inlaid with blue enamel with the initials 'H.G' on white band across the centre. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel.
Height 39mm. read more

Code: 61709

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