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WW2 National Savings Movement gentlemen's committee member badge

A good original wartime period 'National Savings Movement silver plated badge' depicting St George killing the dragon with the slogan 'Lend to Defend'; the reverse impressed with maker's details "H.W.Miller Branston St B'Ham.18'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 37mm.

Code: 61152

10.00 GBP


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WW1 National War Savings Committee Sopwith Aviation Co lady worker's coupon book

A good original First World War period 'National War Savings member's card' bearing :
Member's Number S 182
Member's Name Whiltek Lily
Member's Address 110A Kings Road Kingston
Card Issue (Date) May 4 1918

This with rubber stamp 'Sopwith Aviation KINGSTON - ON - THAMES'. The inside has been stuck with eleven war saving stamps each worth sixpence.
Good condition.

Code: 61151

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WW1 National War Savings Committee lady worker's pin badge

A good original First World War period 'National War Savings Committee badge'; square brass example inlaid with black enamel, the border decorated with pound shilling and pence symbols '15'6' and '£1', chains and title 'Naional Savings'; the centre inappropriately depicting a swastika symbol subsequently abandoned by the committee in later years, the reverse impressed with maker's details 'A.Wylie & Co. London'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fitting, enamel perfect, minor service wear.
Size 21 x 21mm.

The National Savings Movement was established in 1916, to both reduce borrowing and to raise funds for the war effort. It continued until 1978 when it was dropped, due to lack of financial support from the government and the banking industry.

Code: 61150

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National Savings 30 years long service award badge

A scarce original 'National Savings long service award badge'; gilded brass example inlaid with patriotic red, white and blue enamelling and suspended from a 30 years service bar. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 48mm.

The National Savings funds were sold to the public in the form of saving stamps, certificates, and bonds, which you could buy at the Post Office, banks and building societies the funds were then sent to the government, workers for the movement were recognised for their dedication by the issuing of long service awards.

Code: 61078

25.00 GBP


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National Savings Movement lady local volunteer collector badge

A good original 'National Savings Movement gilded brass badge' in the form of a patriotic red, white and blue enamel Crowned shield, the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Fattorini & Sons Ltd Bradford Works Birmingham'. Very good condition, complete with pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 28mm.

Code: 60110

8.00 GBP


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National Savings Movement volunteer collector gentlemen's badge

A good original 'National Savings Movement gilded brass badge' in the form of a patriotic red, white and blue enamel Crowned shield, the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Fattorini & Sons Ld Bradford Works Birmingham'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole lapel fitting, enamel perfect.
Height 28mm.

Established in 1916 as the 'War Saving Campaign' to encourage the lending of personal savings to the government to finance the First World War and continuing into the Second World War as the 'National Savings Movement'. The badge served to distinguish saving committee members and local volunteer collectors.

Code: 60109

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WW2 National Savings Movement lady committee member badge

A good original wartime period 'National Savings Movement silver plated badge' depicting St George killing the dragon with the slogan 'Lend to Defend'; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 38mm.

Established in 1916 as the 'War Saving Campaign' to encourage the lending of personal savings to the government to finance the First World War and continuing into the Second World War as the 'National Savings Movement'. The badge served to distinguish saving committee members and local volunteer collectors.

Code: 60023

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National Savings 40 years long service award badge

A scarce original 'National Savings long service award badge'; gilded brass example inlaid with patriotic red, white and blue enamelling and suspended from a 40 years service riboon scroll. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 48mm.

The National Savings funds were sold to the public in the form of saving stamps, certificates, and bonds, which you could buy at the Post Office, banks and building societies the funds were then sent to the government, workers for the movement were recognised for their dedication by the issuing of long service awards.

Code: 59923

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National Savings Movement heart shape badge

A good original pre 1953 period 'National Savings Movement chromium plated badge' in the form of a George VI crowned heart inlaid with blue enamel. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 31mm.

Established in 1916 as the 'War Saving Campaign' to encourage the lending of personal savings to the government to finance the First World War and continuing into the Second World War as the 'National Savings Movement'. The badge served to distinguish saving committee members and local volunteer collectors.

Code: 59922

15.00 GBP


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WW2 National Savings Movement celluloid tin button badge

A scarce original circa 1942 wartime period 'National Savings Movement badge'; an excellent example of an economy issue celluloid tin button, printed in patriotic red, white and blue colours and depicting St George killing the dragon with the slogan 'Lend to Defend'. Very good clean condition, complete with original pin fittings.
Diameter 32mm.

Established in 1916 as the 'War Saving Campaign' to encourage the lending of personal savings to the government to finance the First World War and continuing into the Second World War as the 'National Savings Movement'. The badge served to distinguish saving committee members and local volunteer collectors.

Code: 59868

18.00 GBP


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Thanksgiving with savings Birmingham 1945 fundraising badge


A scarce badge produced for Thanksgiving Week that took place in the autumn of 1945. Made of celluloid and tin it depicts the British Lion's victory over the German swastika. Very good condition, complete with original pin fitting, colour remains bright, no sign of any foxing.
Diameter 26mm.

Code: 58748

20.00 GBP


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WW1 National War Savings Committee c1916 for service badge

A good original 'National Savings Movement' circa 1916 'National War Savings Committee For Service lapel badge'; circular brass example lightly silvered, the centre inappropriately depicting a swastika symbol subsequently abandoned by the committee, the reverse with maker's details "Thomas Fattorini Birmingham Ltd". Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, silver plating with usual wear, almost back to the brass.
Diameter 29mm.

The National Savings Movement was established in 1916, to both reduce borrowing and to raise funds for the war effort. It continued until 1978 when it was dropped, due to lack of financial support from the government and the banking industry.

Code: 57330

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WW2 National Savings plastic economy issue badge


A good original World War Two period brown plastic economy badge, issued after 1942 due to metal shortage. Very good condition, retaining original stick pin fitting, no warping, cracks or distortions, colour remains good.
Height of front 31mm.

Code: 54588

10.00 GBP


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WWII Ulster savings committee badge


A scarce silver plate and enamel example, the red hand of Ulster on a silhouette of the province, the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham 18" Good condition, original buttonhole fitting, minor chip to enamel just under the red hand, plating worn back to the brass.
Height 23mm. Width 28mm.

Code: 50754

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