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United Dairies ARP fire officer air raid precautions badge

A rare original circa 1939 -1945 wartime period 'United Dairies ARP Fire Officer's badge'; silver plated brass blue enamel disc displaying 'ARP' lettering, surmounted by a red enamel attendant scroll 'UNITED DAIRIES', the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Toye & Co London'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fittings, no damage to the enamel, silvered finish worn back to brass.
Height 29mm.

United Dairies was formed in 1915, and became one of the largest dairy products company, distributing milk to the all over the United Kingdom via milk trains and daily delivery to homes by horse and cart and later by milk floats. United Dairies merged to form Unigate in 1959.

Code: 59915

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Air Raid Precautions Far Eastern ARP badge

A scarce original wartime period Far Eastern 'Air Raid Precautions badge'; full sized die-cast example in the form of a crowned border with 'ARP' to voided centre, with additional scoll bearing an 'M' on black hand painted ground. Good condition, complete with pin fittings.
Height 38mm.

Code: 59848

60.00 GBP


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Air Raid Precautions Far East wardens ARP badge

A scarce original wartime period Far Eastern 'Air Raid Precautions badge'; full sized die-cast example in the form of a crowned border with 'ARP' to voided centre. Good condition, complete with pin fittings.
Height 44mm.

Code: 59847

35.00 GBP


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Air Raid Precautions 1938 silver wardens ARP badge and box

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 and maker's details 'J.C'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, contained in red square cardboard box with waxed paper badge protection.
Height 39mm.

Code: 59841

25.00 GBP


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Air Raid Precautions silver and enamel miniature ARP pin badge

A good original miniature size 'Air Raid Precautions silver and enamel mufti badge', the reverse impressed in relief 'Sterling'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 21mm.

Code: 59832

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Air Raid Precautions 1937 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'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting.
Height 39mm.

Code: 59831

25.00 GBP


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Mersey Docks & Harbour Board ARP badge

A scarce original Second World War period 'Mersey Docks & Harbour Board air raid precaution home front badge'; small pattern circular chromium plated example inlaid with blue enamel with red rim and inscribed 'MD&HB ARP'; the reverse with maker's details 'Thomas Fattorini Ltd Regent St Birmingham'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect.
Diameter 20mm.

'Mersey Docks & Harbour Board' (MDHB) was established in 1858 and was the overall port authority for the lower Mersey, Liverpool. In 1972 the Board became the 'Mersey Docks and Harbour COMPANY' (MDHC) the present port authority.

Code: 59681

45.00 GBP


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WW2 Mersey Docks & Harbour Board ARP badge

A scarce original Second World War period 'Mersey Docks & Harbour Board air raid precaution badge'; large chromium plated circular example inlaid with blue enamel with red rim and inscribed "MD&HB ARP"; the reverse with maker's details "Thomas Fattorini Ltd Regent St Birmingham". Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect.
Diameter 26mm.

'Mersey Docks & Harbour Board' (MDHB) was established in 1858 and was the overall port authority for the lower Mersey, Liverpool. In 1972 the Board became the 'Mersey Docks and Harbour Company' (MDHC) the present port authority.

Code: 51093

60.00 GBP


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Air Raid Precautions silver miniature ARP badge

A scarce original fine quality 'Air Raid Precautions miniature silver lapel badge' the reverse impressed 'Sterling Silver' and maker's details 'C.H' (Charles Horner). Very good condition, complete with very distinct style buttonhole fitting.
Height 20mm.

Please see Code: 56558 for a similar hallmarked silver example by Charles Horner.

Code: 59633

30.00 GBP


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Air Raid Precautions silver and enamel miniature ARP badge

A good original miniature size 'Air Raid Precautions silver and enamel mufti badge', the reverse impressed in relief 'Silver'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel.
Height 20mm.

Code: 59632

20.00 GBP


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Womens Voluntary Services WVS ARP home front badge

A good original 'Women's Voluntary Services ARP WVS badge' chromium plated example 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: 59574

20.00 GBP


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Air Raid Precautions ARP white metal lady warden badge and box

A good original full size white metal example, manufactured between 1940 and 1943 after which no more were made, complete with scarce rectangular blue cardboard box with waxed paper protective bag, in good order without splits, minor service wear. Badge in very good condition, complete with original pin fittings.
Height 39mm.
Box 51 x 61mm.

Code: 59566

35.00 GBP


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Foster Transformers and Switchgear Ltd ARP badge

A scarce original Second World War period 'Foster Transformers and Switchgear Ltd air raid precaution home front badge'; small chromium plated shield inlaid with blue enamel with the initial 'LDC', white enamel title bar 'Foster' red enamel 'ARP' below, the reverse with maker's details 'Thomas Fattorini Ltd Regent St Birmingham'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect.
Height 22mm.

'Foster Transformers and Switchgear Ltd' was a subsidiary of the 'Lancashire Dynamo and Crypto (LDC), which was founded in 1899 as the 'Lancashire Dynamo and Motor Co'

Code: 59549

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Co-operative Wholesale Society ARP badge

A scarce original wartime period 'Co-operative Wholesale Society ARP badge'; gilt shield inlaid with yellow enamel, to the centre a prominent ARP in red surmounted by a English Rose and Scottish Thistle and title 'E&S CWS', the reverse impressed with maker's detail 'Thomas Fattorini Ltd Regent St. Birmingham'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no stress marks or damage to the enamel.
Height 28mm.

Code: 59471

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Air Raid Precautions ARP silver plated enamel miniature lapel badge

A good original miniature size 'Air Raid Precautions silver plated enamel mufti badge'. Good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, small manufacturers air hole to crown.
Height 20mm.

Code: 59395

10.00 GBP


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Cheshire Corps of Air Raid Wardens ARP lapel badge

A good original circa 1940 period chromium plated circular badge, the centre bearing 'Prince of Wales's plumes' with 'Ich Dien' scrolls and title circlet 'Cheshire Corps of Air Raid Wardens' inlaid with blue enamel; the reverse with unusual maker's details 'Butt & Co Ltd. Chester". Good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect minor wear to highpoint of Prince of Wales's plumes'.
Diameter 26mm.

Code: 59340

10.00 GBP


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Hoffmann Manufacturing Co Aircraft Industry Suppliers ARP badge

A very scarce original Second World War period 'Hoffmann Manufacturing Co Air Raid Precaution lapel badge', the reverse with maker's details 'Thomas Fattorini Ltd Regent St Birmingham'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel intact with some stress marks to lower right corner.
Height 23mm.

Code: 59336

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J.Lyons & Co ARP warden badge

A scarce original Second World War period 'J.Lyons & Co Air Raid Precaution warden officially numbered lapel badge', the reverse with maker's details 'Thomas Fattorini Ltd Regent St Birmingham' and impressed with official issue number '455'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, an excellent example.
Height 25mm.

Code: 59335

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WW2 Jersey Channel Islands air raid precautions ARP badge

A very scarce original pre 1940 wartime period 'Jersey Channel Islands air raid precautions badge', chromium plated crowned red enamel shield bearing the coat of arms of Jersey (Gules three lions passant guardant in pale) with 'ARP' scroll below. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, minor wear to chromium plated finish.
Height 38mm.

Code: 59316

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Air Raid Precautions 1938 silver lady warden ARP pin 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 and initials "J.C". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings.
Height 39mm.

Code: 58859

16.00 GBP


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