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Buy National Savings Certificates 6d coin 10/- money box

A good original circa 1940's 'Buy National Savings Certificates novelty tin money box with brass lid' in the form of a miniature Post Office Box, designed to take twenty sixpenny coins, thus holding 10 shillings worth when full. Good condition, complete with spring loaded push on twist lid, service wear,
Height 37mm.

Founded in 1861 as the Post Office Savings Bank. Savings Certificates were issued in the First and Second World Wars to help finance the war effort. In 1969 it was transferred from the Post Office to the Treasury. Its name was changed to National Savings Bank.

Code: 62676

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Ulster Savings Committee collectors fundraising badge Northern Ireland

A very scarce original wartime period Ulster Savings Committee collectors fundraising pin badge, originally lightly silver plated now worn back to the brass (not unusual on this badge) in the form of the map of the province, inlaid with blue enamel and displaying the red hand of Ulster within the initials 'USC' with 'War Savings' below; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham'. Good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 23mm.

Code: 62557

80.00 GBP


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WW2 National Savings plastic economy issue badge

A good original wartime period 'National Savings golden brown plastic economy badge', issued after 1942 due to metal shortage. Very good condition, complete with original single stick pin fitting, no warping, cracks or distortions, colour remains good. An excellent example.
Height of front 32mm.

Code: 61391

15.00 GBP


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National Savings 10 years service award badge

A good original 'National Savings service award badge'; gilded brass example inlaid with patriotic red, white and blue enamelling and suspended from a 10 years service bar. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 42mm.

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: 61297

12.00 GBP


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National Savings 15 years service award badge

A good original 'National Savings service award badge'; gilded brass example inlaid with patriotic red, white and blue enamelling and suspended from a 15 years service bar. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 43mm.

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: 61255

15.00 GBP


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WW2 National Savings Movement lady committee member badge by Toye & Co

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 'Toye & Co London'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 37mm.

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: 61254

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National Savings 25 years service award badge

A scarce original 'National Savings service award badge'; gilded brass example inlaid with patriotic red, white and blue enamelling and suspended from a 25 years service bar. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 43mm.

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: 61230

25.00 GBP


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WW1 National War Savings Committee for service badge circa 1916

A scarce 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'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, silver plating with usual wear.
Diameter 30mm.

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: 61229

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WW2 National Savings Movement gentlemen's committee member badge by H.W.Miller

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

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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 by H.W.Miller

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

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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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