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Title Air Raid Police badge, hallmarked silver
Nationality British
Period 1938
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This is the lapel badge with which all Air Raid Police were issued to wear on their civil clothes. They were never issued with uniforms, only this, together with a whistle and a tin hat. However, in many respects, these men were among the real heroes of the Blitz, as they were responsible for shepherding people into the shelters.

It is fully London hallmarked for 1938 on the reverse, with the maker mark JC in an oblong punch.

The condition is excellent, showing little sign of wear. It has a brass pin on the reverse.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Badges : British : 20th Century]

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T A, UK, 02.04.2013

Just received the buckle, it's very nice!

R P, Italy, 27.10.2006

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