In very good condition. Part black hessian backing to reverse with some traces of paper and white bluetack. A rare title to small units such as the MPSC.
Please note this is additional to the one recently sold as 61041.
An officers heavy quality bullion shoulder title, most probably theatre made. Some loose threads to left side of bullion otherwise in very good condition. Scarce.
A good scarce red on sand example with some moth traces inside the D and to the right of the S, Removed from uniform.
A scarce printed shoulder title to members of the Royal Observer Corps serving aboard ships, being a convex arc of black "waterproof" cotton material with an internal border containing SEABORNE, all printed in light blue. Removed from uniform otherwise in good condition.
In 1944 specially recruited observers from the Corps went in on D Day on British landing ships, Infantry and Motor Transport ships wearing this title. To cover legal and admin they enlisted in the Royal Navy for one month with an option to serve a second. This was done because they were civilians. They had the rank of Petty Officer and were paid a special rate of £1 a day.
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DEMS stands for ' Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships '. Scarce WW2 only issue, removed from uniform and with some signs of wear. Bottom edge a bit frayed otherwise good condition.
In very good unworn condition. Worn on battledress on both arms by free forces troops of this nationality of whom about 4,000 were evacuated to Liverpool from France in 1940 and they formed their own brigade, fighting with distinction throughout the war.
Similar to BoBD (Mills) No 1322 & page 238.
Rare printed shoulder title, red on dark green, in unissued good condition. Thank you to Colin T for use of the image of the battledress tunic with this shoulder title being worn. The last photo shows another example for sale at 58983 but the latter has been worn.
BoBD No 521 refers.
Embroidered red on light tan shoulder title. Rounded ends. In good condition.
A small matched pair of titles, with some white 'bluetack' traces to reverse otherwise in good condition.
Regimental designation of The Sherwood Foresters ( Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). The title "Foresters" was on the official June 1943 listing. This title design was worn by the 5th Battalion when serving with the 147th Lorried infantry Brigade ( TA ) in 1949. Some white bluetack traces to reverse otherwise in good condition.
In good condition except for some glue / paper traces to the reverse.
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