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Wartime Womens Land Army badge, flat back variant in excellent condition with no damage to the enamel. Badge was worn on the felt hat or the WLA jumper. Maker marked to rear - Marples and Beasley Birmingham.
The Royal Air Force Quarterly - Volume 3, Number 3, July 1932, published by Gale & Polden. In good clean sound condition approx 120 page with illustrations full of interesting period advertisements and articles.
Wartime Royal Air Force Pocket Watch. In good working order, keeps good time, clearly Air Ministry marked to back plate, Ref no 6E/50 - 12551/41.
An early unusual interesting item, Field Marshal Sir John French brass door knocker. In good used condition with some wear possible due to polishing.
German award document for the War Merit Cross with Swords issued to Wachtmeister der LS-Polizei Friedrich Brendel Halle / S.(Luftschutz Police) dated 12th September 1944. In good condition with centre fold.
Royal Air Force Casualty Medal Group to Flight Sergeant Pilot George Arthur Leek - 264 Squadron.
Comprises - 39-45 star, Africa star, Italy star, War and Defence medal, Condolence slip and his pilots wings.
George was married to Hilda in 1944 and they lived in Harrogate. He started his service career in the RAF as ground crew and served in Africa and Italy prior to training as a pilot. He joined 264squadron on the 20th March 1945 with his navigator joining from 5 OTU. As with all new crews he undertook test flights on the 13th April 1945 while on test flight his Mosquito crashed near Ypres both airman were killed. The reason for the crash is unknown. The group comes with some research.
A larger than the normal WW1 crested tank (approx. 16cm long) with Royal Navel Air Service crest produced by Arcadian China. In excellent condition with no damage.
Scarce wartime Royal Air Force "Special Ration" Type B tin. Stores ref 27P/20.
Small tin approx. 8cm dia in good condition showing slight wear to printing.
Scarce wartime R.A.F escape money purse and escape map pouch. Produced in a rubberized cotton fabric with red printed lettering, this purse is marked with the letter "F" for France and would have contained French Francs and maps for France and Germany. White lettering 43 indicated 43 series maps included. In good sound used condition. (pouch only)
Air Publication 6032 - Ground Handling Notes (Prepared for use of Air Transport Auxiliary) for Boston and Havoc Aircraft (DB-7 Variants). Approx 30 pages with technical illustrations and in very good sound condition dated 1944.
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