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WW2 Women's Voluntary Service 'WVS NAAFI' Home Front Badge.

A scarce original wartime 'WVS NAAFI chromium plated badge', worn by a Women's Voluntary Service member working for the 'Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes'. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings with accommodation ring to attach a safety chain, an excellent example.
Height 23mm.

Code: 57163Price:


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WW2 W.V.S Civil Defence Utility Issue, Women's Voluntary Service Home Front Badge by H.W.Miller.

A very good example of a Second World War period chromium plated badge with utility restriction red painted finish, the reverse with maker's details "H.W.M". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minimal wear to paintwork, minor nick to 'C'.
Height 29mm.

Code: 56977Price: 15.00 GBP


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Women's Voluntary Service 1947-1950 'WVS' Cold War Period Home Front Badge.

A scarce post-war pattern chromium plated badge with utility restriction red painted finish, the reverse with maker's details "L.Simpson & Co. London". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minor wear to paintwork.
Height 29mm.

Code: 56814Price: 25.00 GBP


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Women's Voluntary Services, Overseas 'W.V.S' Title Badge.

A scarce unmarked nickel silver locally made 'WVS title' badge, possibly for overseas service in India. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings.
Width 44mm.
Height 11mm.

Code: 56750Price: 25.00 GBP


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WW2 Women's Voluntary Services, WVS Monogram Official Uniform Badge.

A scarce Second World War period 'Women's Voluntary Services chromium plated badge', 'WVS' monogram worn in the neck of the blouse when in uniform. Very good clean condition, retaining original pin fittings.
Height 18mm.

Code: 56295Price: 20.00 GBP


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WW2 Women's Voluntary Services, WVS Monogram Official Uniform Badge.

A scarce Second World War period 'Women's Voluntary Services nickel badge', 'WVS' monogram worn in the neck of the blouse when in uniform. Very good clean condition, retaining original pin fittings.
Height 18mm.

Code: 56294Price: 25.00 GBP


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WW2 W.V.S Civil Defence Utility Issue, Women's Voluntary Service Home Front Badge by L.Simpson & Co. London.

A very good example of a Second World War period chromium plated badge with utility restriction red painted finish, the reverse with maker's details "L.Simpson & Co. London". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minimal wear to paintwork.
Height 29mm.

Code: 56206Price:


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WW2 Women's Voluntary Service W.V.S Civil Defence Home Front Badge by L.Simpson & Co London in Original Display Box.

A very good example of a Second World War period 'W.V.S Civil Defence chromium plated badge' inlaid with red enamel, the reverse with maker's details "L.Simpson & Co London" complete with issue cardboard box and display card stating "Official Badge". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 29mm.

Code: 56158Price: 20.00 GBP


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WW2 Housewives W.V.S Somerset Section, Women's Voluntary Services Wartime Economy Cardboard Badge.

An original late Second World War period very scarce cardboard economy badge for "Housewives W.V.S Somerset Section". Good condition, retaining original safety pin fitting, minor scuffs.
Diameter 38mm.

The W.V.S Housewives Service was originated in Barnes in the early 1940's and quickly spread throughout the London Region and later the country, these on-call local women volunteers who had detailed knowledge of the residents of their streets, could be called upon to assist ARP Wardens with the care of the casualties after an Air Raid attack and before the arrival of the first aid services.

Code: 55880Price:


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WW2 Women's Voluntary Service W.V.S Civil Defence Home Front Badge by H.B.Sale B'Ham.

A good Second World War period 'W.V.S Civil Defence chromium plated badge' with red enamel, the reverse with scarce maker's details "H.B.Sale B'Ham". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 29mm.

Code: 54818Price: 15.00 GBP


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ARP Women's Voluntary Services, Air Raid Precautions WVS Home Front Badge.

A very good example of a 'A.R.P. Women's Voluntary Services chromium plated badge' inlaid with red enamel, the reverse with maker's details "H.B.Sale B'Ham". Very good clean condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 29mm.

The 'Women's Voluntary Service for Air Raid Precautions' was established in 1938, their title was amended to the 'Women's Voluntary Service for Civil Defence' in February 1939, becoming the 'Women's Royal Voluntary Services' in 1966.

Code: 54647Price: 25.00 GBP


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Women's Royal Voluntary Service W.R.V.S. Club Organizer Rank Badge by Simpson London.

A scarce post 1966 Women's Royal Voluntary Service 'W.R.V.S. Club Organizer chromium plated rank badge' with deep maroon enamel lettering, the reverse with maker's details "Simpson (London) Ltd". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel with minor service wear.
Width 42mm.

The 'Women's Voluntary Service' became the 'Women's Royal Voluntary Services' in 1966.

Code: 54493Price:


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Women's Voluntary Service Civil Defence Home Front Badge by Pinches London.

A scarce post 1953 'WVS Civil Defence chromium plate and enamel badge' bearing a Queen's Crown, the reverse with maker's details "Pinches London". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, an excellent example.
Height 29mm.

The 'Women's Voluntary Service' became the 'Women's Royal Voluntary Services' in 1966.

Code: 54492Price:


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Women's Voluntary Service W.V.S. Club Leader Rank Badge by Simpson London.

A scarce original Women's Voluntary Service 'W.V.S. Club Leader chromium plated rank badge' with deep maroon enamel lettering, the reverse with maker's details "Simpson (London) Ltd". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Width 42mm.

Code: 54491Price:


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Women's Voluntary Service W.V.S. 'County Borough Staff' Rank Badge.

A scarce wartime example of a 'Women's Voluntary Service W.V.S. County Boro' Staff chromium plated rank badge' inlaid with red enamel. Good condition, retaining original pin fittings, service wear to enamel.
Width 42mm.

Code: 54490Price:


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Women's Voluntary Service, WVS Club Badge.

A good pre 1966 'Women's Voluntary Service WVS Club' silver plate and enamel badge. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Diameter 24mm.

Code: 54487Price: 10.00 GBP


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Women's Voluntary Service 3rd Pattern Home Front WVS Cloth Badge.

A scarce original 'Women's Voluntary Service felt cloth red embroidered badges' worn from 1947 to around 1950 when the Civil Defence duties was temporarily dropped. Very good condition, colours bright, no moth.
Height 60mm.

Code: 53905Price:


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WW2 Women's Voluntary Service W.V.S Home Front Armband.

A very good example of an original Wartime 'WVS armband', green cotton band with stitched edge, stencilled red "W.V.S." letters surmounted by a King's Crown, the reverse with linen lining and fastened by two elasticated strips, the elastication now a little perished otherwise in very good condition.
Width 70mm.

Code: 53737Price:


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W.V.S Housewives Service Identification, Women's Voluntary Services Wartime Home Front Low Issue Number '17' Badge.

A scarce Second World War 'WVS Housewives Service Identification' chromium plated badge with red and green enamel, the reverse with maker's details "Fattorini Bradford" and impressed with very low issue number "17". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 25mm.
The W.V.S Housewives Service was originated in Barnes in the early 1940's and quickly spread throughout the London Region and later the country, these on-call local women volunteers who had detailed knowledge of the residents of their streets, could be called upon to assist ARP Wardens with the care of the casualties after an Air Raid attack and before the arrival of the first aid services.

Code: 53605Price:


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Queen's Messenger Convoys, Ministry of Food, Women Volunteers Home Front Badge.

A scarce wartime 'Queen's Messenger Ministry of Food' good quality unmarked silver badge, the Crowned flag bearing a "QM" and inlaid with yellow enamel, set against a light blue enamel backing, the reverse with indistinct maker's details. Good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, minor surface scratches.
Diameter 26mm.
Formed in 1941 and known as the Queen's Messenger Convoys with the permission of Her Majesty the Queen. They comprised of twelve vehicles with fifty mainly WVS volunteer helpers who travelled to severely blitzed areas to feed the local population cut off from water and gas and with food shops destroyed. These badges were highly prized by the Women's Voluntary Service volunteers.

Code: 53566Price:

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