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  • warning sign, Air Raid, all clear/warning

    warning sign, Air Raid, all clear/warning

    (Equipment)

    FEQ 175

    Second World War period British Air Raid Precautions (ARP) warning sign. A sign of this type was included in the fabric of the Cabinet War Rooms and used more generally to indicate air raid conditions to personnel sheltering in deep bomb proofs, control...

  • sand bucket

    sand bucket

    (Equipment)

    FEQ 421

    Second World War period ARP bucket designed to be filled with sand or water for dealing with incendiary bombs. British home front associations.

  • black-out curtain fasteners

    black-out curtain fasteners

    (Equipment) Made by: Newey's

    EPH 4504

    Second World War period blackout curtain-fasteners (made by Newey's) which were intended to be screwed into the wall around the window frame. A separate pack had to be purchased with the 'other side' of the snaps to sew onto the curtain,...

  • ARP ceiling pike [debris prodder]

    ARP ceiling pike [debris prodder]

    (Equipment)

    EPH 2958

    Second World War period British home front 'ceiling pike' used by Air Raid Precautions (ARP) personnel for dislodging potentially dangerous remnants of house debris, following bomb damage by enemy action.

  • respirator, anti-gas, 'Civilian Duty'

    respirator, anti-gas, 'Civilian Duty'

    (Equipment) Made by: P B C (mask)

    EQU 2594

    Respirator with canister: black leather mask with round glass eyepieces in metal surrounds; rubber exhale valve flap protrudes from font of nose; front of mask is open, with cylindrical canister inserted into opening and sealed with metal clip ring;...

  • ARP ceiling pike [debris prodder]

    ARP ceiling pike [debris prodder]

    (Equipment)

    EPH 2957

    Second World War period British Home Front 'ceiling pike' used by Air Raid Precautions (ARP) personnel for dislodging potentially dangerous remnants of house debris, following bomb damage by enemy action.

  • Respirator, anti-gas, C.3 Baby Protective Helmet

    Respirator, anti-gas, C.3 Baby Protective Helmet

    (Equipment)

    EQU 3717

    Filter sealed.

  • adhesive window netting, ARP, British

    adhesive window netting, ARP, British

    (Equipment)

    EPH 976

    Second World War period British manufactured 'Splinternet', an adhesive window netting product which was applied to moistened window panes in order to reduce glass splinter fragments in the event of a bomb blast. British Home Front and Air Raid...

  • ARP incendiary bomb scoop: British

    ARP incendiary bomb scoop: British

    (Equipment)

    EPH 1448

    Second World War Air Raid Precautions (ARP) 'incendiary scoop'. The implement was designed used for shovelling sand on an incendiary bomb or even, as circumstances allowed, the dislodgement and removal of small incendiary bomb devices. British...

  • Stirrup Pump

    Stirrup Pump

    (Equipment)

    FEQ 419

    Pump, hose: fitted with handle, dual-purpose nozzle and 30 feet of hose

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