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Air Raid Precautions Warden miniature 1938 hallmarked silver ARP badge

Air Raid Precautions Warden miniature 1938 hallmarked silver ARP badge

A very fine quality original 'Air Raid Precautions Warden's miniature lapel badge', the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1938 (O) and maker's details 'J.F' (James Fenton & Co.). Very good condition, complete with original triangular buttonhole fitting.
Height of badge front only 19mm.

Code: 63542

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ARP Vickers-Armstrong 1939 hallmarked silver Air Raid Precautions badge

ARP Vickers-Armstrong 1939 hallmarked silver Air Raid Precautions badge

A scarce ORIGINAL wartime issue 'Vickers-Armstrongs Air Raid Precautions pin badge', depicting the companies 'VA' monogram surmounted by 'A.R.P.', the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1939 (P) and maker's details 'JRG&S' (J.R.Gaunt & Son). Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings.
Height 31mm.

Code: 63495

85.00 GBP


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Air Raid Precautions 1938 hallmarked silver ARP male warden badge

Air Raid Precautions 1938 hallmarked silver ARP male warden badge

A good original full sized silver 'Air Raid Precautions badge', designed by sculptor 'Eric Gill', made at the Royal Mint and authorised in February 1937, the reverse bearing London silver hallmarks for 1938 (C) and maker's details 'J.C' ((Sir John Herbert McCutcheon Craig, Deputy Master and Comptroller of the Royal Mint from 1938). Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting.
Height 39mm.

Code: 63494

20.00 GBP


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Air Raid Precautions 1937 hallmarked silver ARP male warden badge

Air Raid Precautions 1937 hallmarked silver ARP male warden badge

A scarce original full sized 2nd issue silver 'Air Raid Precautions badge', designed by sculptor 'Eric Gill', made at the Royal Mint and authorised in February 1937, the Metropolitan Borough of Hampstead claimed to issue the first badges in London in December of the same year, the reverse bearing London silver hallmarks for 1937 (letter B) and maker's details 'R.J' (Sir Robert Arthur Johnson (1874-1938). Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting.
Height 39mm.

Code: 63493

25.00 GBP


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Air Raid Precautions ARP gilt and enamel miniature pin badge

Air Raid Precautions ARP gilt and enamel miniature pin badge

A good original miniature size 'Air Raid Precautions silver plated enamel badge'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel intact minor flaw to crown.
Height 18mm.

Code: 63492

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The Hartley Main Collieries Ltd Air Raid Precautions Fireman badge Cramlington Northumberland

The Hartley Main Collieries Ltd Air Raid Precautions Fireman badge Cramlington Northumberland

A very rare original Second World War period example for the coal mining pit 'The Hartley Main Collieries Ltd'; chromium plated Art Nouveau style design inlaid with cream enamel 'ARP' to central stage on blue enamel ground, with an additionally applied red 'FIREMAN' scroll below; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Thomas Fattorini Ltd Regent St Birmingham'. Good condition, complete with original buttonhole fittings, slight flaws to the enamel where scroll is attached with minor bruises.
Height 26mm.

The Hartley Colliery mining pit disaster that occurred on 16 January 1862 which resulted in the deaths of 204 workers, prompted a change in British law that required all collieries to have at least two independent means of escape.

Code: 63395

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ARP Services Pool Street First Aid Post home front badge

ARP Services Pool Street First Aid Post home front badge

A rare original wartime period Air Raid Precautions Services silver plated pin badge, in the form of unique style blue enamel title 'POOL STREET' bar, light and dark blue ribbon scroll below 'FIRST AID POST' bearing Latin motto 'Semper Paratus' (Always Ready); the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Vaughtons Ltd B'Ham'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel. An excellent example.
Width 43mm.
Height 15mm.

Code: 63232

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WW2 Air Raid Precautions Services ARP male warden red badge box

WW2 Air Raid Precautions Services ARP male warden red badge box

A scarce original wartime period 'Air Raid Precautions Services red rectangular cardboard box. CONDITION: three splits to corner on lower half, four splits to corners on upper half, scuffs, scratches, stain with overall service wear. Colour may vary slightly on photograghs.
Size 69 x 67mm.

Code: 63182

15.00 GBP


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WW2 Air Raid Precautions Services ARP lady warden blue badge box

WW2 Air Raid Precautions Services ARP lady warden blue badge box

A scarce original wartime period 'Air Raid Precautions Services blue square cardboard box. CONDITION: one split to corner on lower half, three splits to corners on upper half, scuffs, scratches with overall service wear. Colour may vary slightly on photograghs.
Size 65 x 65mm.

Code: 63181

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Air Raid Precautions ARP miniature silver plated and enamel lapel badge

Air Raid Precautions ARP miniature silver plated and enamel lapel badge

A good original miniature size 'Air Raid Precautions mufti lapel badge'; King George VI crowned silver plated blue enamal tablet bearing 'A.R.P' title. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, minor service wear.
Height 19mm.

Code: 63106

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WW2 Air Raid Precautions ARP lady warden issue blue badge box

WW2 Air Raid Precautions ARP lady warden issue blue badge box

A scarce original wartime period rectangular blue cardboard box complete with waxed paper protective bag, in good order without splits, with minor service wear.
Size 61 x 50mm.

Code: 63103

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WW2 Air Raid Precautions ARP white metal lady warden pin badge c1940 to 1943

WW2 Air Raid Precautions ARP white metal lady warden pin badge c1940 to 1943

A scarce original wartime last pattern white metal economy issue 'Air Raid Precautions ARP lady warden pin badge, manufactured between 1940 and 1943 after which no more were made. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings.
Height 38mm.

Code: 62909

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WW2 Air Raid Precautions ARP white metal male warden badge c1940 to 1943

WW2 Air Raid Precautions ARP white metal male warden badge c1940 to 1943

A scarce original wartime last pattern white metal economy issue 'Air Raid Precautions ARP male warden badge, manufactured between 1940 and 1943 after which no more were made. Very good condition, complete with buttonhole fitting and original lustre.
Height 38mm.

Code: 62908

20.00 GBP


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WW2 Air Raid Precautions silver miniature ARP pin badge

WW2 Air Raid Precautions silver miniature ARP pin badge

A scarce original circa wartime miniature size 'Air Raid Precautions silver badge', mounted on a slender bar, the reverse impressed 'Sterling Silver'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings.
Width 46mm.
Height 19mm.

Code: 62870

25.00 GBP


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ARP Womens Voluntary Services WVS pin badge

ARP Womens Voluntary Services WVS pin badge

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

The 'ARP Women's Voluntary Services' for Air Raid Precautions was established in 1938 to prepare for the onset of war. By February 1939 the title was amended to 'Women's Voluntary Services for Civil Defence'
They assisted during the 1939 evacuation and eventually involved themselves in most aspects of the home front war effort.

Code: 62869

30.00 GBP


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Air Raid Precautions 1940 silver miniature ARP pin badge by William James Dingley

Air Raid Precautions 1940 silver miniature ARP pin badge by William James Dingley

A scarce original wartime period fine quality 'Air Raid Precautions miniature silver badge' the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1940 (Q) and maker's details 'W.J.D' (William James Dingley. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings.
Height approx 19mm.

Code: 62787

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WW2 Air Raid Precautions ARP bluette overall nickel buttons 4 large 4 small

WW2 Air Raid Precautions ARP bluette overall nickel buttons 4 large 4 small

A good original circa wartime set of 'Air Raid Precautions ARP bluette overall nickel buttons'; the four large examples with maker's details 'Cheney B'Ham' and the four small 'Buttons Ltd B'Ham'. Very good condition, complete with original shanks, minimal wear, no dents.
Diameter 23mm. and 16mm.

Code: 62618

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Air Raid Precautions 1st Issue silver ARP male warden badge

Air Raid Precautions 1st Issue silver ARP male warden badge

A scarce original full sized first issue silver 'Air Raid Precautions badge', designed by sculptor 'Eric Gill', made at the Royal Mint and authorised in February 1937, the Metropolitan Borough of Hampstead claimed to issue the first badges in London in December of the same year, the reverse bearing London silver hallmarks for 1936 and maker's details 'R.J' (Sir Robert Arthur Johnson (1874-1938). Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting.
Height 39mm.

Code: 62608

30.00 GBP


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WW2 Air Raid Precautions ARP cloth overall embroidered breast badge

WW2 Air Raid Precautions ARP cloth overall embroidered breast badge

A scarce original wartime period 'Air Raid Precautions badge' worn above the right pocket of a bluette overall, in the form of a woven cotton black or washed out dark blue oval, fully bound around the edge, red cotton embroidery 'ARP' within a red border, complete with black hessian backing. Good used condition.
Width 78mm.
Height 54mm.

Code: 62607

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Air Raid Precautions 1939 silver ARP lady warden badge front stamped C6896

Air Raid Precautions 1939 silver ARP lady warden badge front stamped C6896

A rare original Second World War period full sized 'Air Raid Precautions variant pin badge', with additional unknown official issue number 'C 6896' stamped to the front; designed by sculptor 'Eric Gill', made at the Royal Mint and authorised in February 1937, the reverse bearing London silver hallmarks for 1939 and maker's details 'J.C' (Sir John Herbert McCutcheon Craig, Deputy Master and Comptroller of the Royal Mint from 1938). Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings.
Height 39mm.

Code: 62444

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