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WW2 Ministry of Food 'Food Leader' Home Front Pin Badge.

A scarce original Second World War period gilded brass badge, inlaid with green, white and brown enamelling, depicting a housewives full shopping basket with "Food Leader" title. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no stress marks or damage to the enamel, an excellent example.
Height 23mm.

The Food Leader scheme originated with the 'WVS' in Birmigham and became a national scheme of the Ministry of Food around 1944 to give advice to housewives on food saving tips as the shortage and rationing took hold.

Code: 56031Price: 35.00 GBP


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WW2 Ministry of Food Emergency Food Officer, Home Front Pin Badge.

A good original Second World War 'Emergency Food Officer' gilt and enamel badge with unusual pin fitting, worn by a Ministry government official. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, an excellent example.
Height 37mm.

Code: 53287Price:


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WW2 Ministry of Food Emergency Food Officer, Home Front Badge.

A good original Second World War 'Emergency Food Officer' gilt and enamel badge, worn by a Ministry government official, the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St. B'Ham 18". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel.
Height 37mm.

Code: 53286Price:


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WW2 Dig for Victory Campaign, Home Front Tin Button Badge.

A rare Second World War Dig for Victory celluloid tin button badge, the rim with "Copyright Reserved". Very good condition, original pin fitting, minor foxing and rust to reverse.
Diameter 25mm.
The Dig for Victory campaign encouraged people to transform gardens, parks and sports pitches into allotments to grow vegetables, as food shortage and rationing took hold.

Code: 52759Price:


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Battle For Bread 1946 Volunteer, Home Front Rationing Celluloid Tin Button Badge.

A good 'Battle For Bread 1946 Volunteer's celluloid tin button badge', designed and worn in the preceding year of the war when food was still very short and bread was added to the list of rationed goods. Very good condition, retaining original pin fitting, colours remain bright.
Diameter 32mm.

Code: 51364Price: 15.00 GBP

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