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  • The Ministry of Food Require Girls (abbrv)

    The Ministry of Food Require Girls (abbrv)

    (posters) 1917-11

    Art.IWM PST 5481

    whole: a typographical design with text displayed in banner form, in red, against a plain white background. A red border surrounds the text, incorporating a royal crest. image: the royal crest of King George V. text: MINISTRY OF LABOUR. THE MINISTRY OF...

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

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

    (Equipment)

    EQU 3717

    Filter sealed.

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

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

    (Equipment)

    EQU 3716

    Filter sealed

  • Boots' Air Raid Precautions First Aid Case with contents

    Boots' Air Raid Precautions First Aid Case with contents

    (Equipment) Made by: Boots Limited

    SUR 625

    This Air Raid Precautions (ARP) First Aid Case (actually a cardboard box with a hinged lid), dates from the early part of the Second World War. It was retailed by Boots the Chemist. It is a typical example of the type of first aid kit with which...

  • Colt M1903 Pocket Hammerless (Model M)

    Colt M1903 Pocket Hammerless (Model M)

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co, Hartford, CT, USA

    FIR 3075

    The Colt Model 1903 pistol was introduced in response to the commercial success of similar designs produced by FN of Belgium (with whom Colt had a marketing agreement). Designed by John M Browning, who worked for both companies, it was a simple but...

  • Winchester M1894 sporting takedown rifle .30/30 Winchester

    Winchester M1894 sporting takedown rifle .30/30 Winchester

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: Winchester

    FIR 5292

    This rifle was one of a number of weapons provided for Home Guard use in 1940 by an American organization called the American Committee for the Defence of British Homes. They mounted a public appeal for firearms and binoculars which could be sent to aid...

  • Remington No. 4 rolling block rifle

    Remington No. 4 rolling block rifle

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: Remington Arms Co. Ilion, New York

    FIR 5193

    This rifle was one of a number of weapons provided for Home Guard use in 1940 by an American organization called the American Committee for the Defence of British Homes. They mounted a public appeal for firearms and binoculars which could be sent to aid...

  • Remington Model 10 riot shotgun

    Remington Model 10 riot shotgun

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: Remington Arms Co., Ilion, New York.

    FIR 4104

    This shotgun was one of a number of weapons provided for Home Guard use in 1940 by an American organization called the American Committee for the Defence of British Homes. They mounted a public appeal for firearms and binoculars which could be sent to...

  • 'pipe' pistol

    'pipe' pistol

    (Weapons and ammunition)

    FIR 3256

    pistol disguised as a pipe

  • G.Boot double-barrelled 12 Bore shotgun

    G.Boot double-barrelled 12 Bore shotgun

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: George Boot, Birmingham

    FIR 4098

    This shotgun was one of a number of weapons provided for Home Guard use in 1940 by an American organization called the American Committee for the Defence of British Homes. They mounted a public appeal for firearms and binoculars which could be sent to...

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