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Old 15-01-11, 05:46 PM
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hi, for those interested ive been gradually building a facebook group about Civil Defence insignia, has lots of images some from across the world. would be interested to see what other people have to show! also, i have all my spare insignia on there if anyone is interested in trading?

http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=228989837708

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Old 15-01-11, 09:01 PM
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Thanks for link, civil defence is one area of collecting that needs
more coverage, there are a few albums on forum that have
civil defence badges in them
cheers paj1
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Old 18-01-11, 06:27 AM
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and thank you for your response! very much appreciated.
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Old 18-01-11, 12:25 PM
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hi, for those interested ive been gradually building a facebook group about Civil Defence insignia, has lots of images some from across the world. would be interested to see what other people have to show! also, i have all my spare insignia on there if anyone is interested in trading?

http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=228989837708

regards, sean
I have a fair amount and one of these days I will add an album. Some came from the GraceG sale but others from here and there. If there is anything specific you are after let me know and I will let you know whether I have an example or not.
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Old 19-01-11, 04:05 AM
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Here are a few pages of items that I have managed to find pictures of on my PC here.
They do include a couple of 'not in scope' (a good 'weasel' word....) but I can't be bothered to 'Paintshop' them out.
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Old 19-01-11, 10:10 PM
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Interesting mix of wartime (old gold colour) and postwar (yellow) CD badges you've got there. I like the printed ones myself.

Peter
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Hi,

Is the 35th Westminster a Scout/ Air Scout title?

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Old 20-01-11, 04:00 AM
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Is the 35th Westminster a Scout/ Air Scout title?

Stephen.
Not sure Stephen. Its a printed one and I haven't done any research on it whatsoever. Sounds like you may know more about it than I do. I just liked it and I thought it was unusual in never having seen one before. Tell me more..
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Old 24-01-11, 08:24 PM
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wright 241, thanks for the scans! certainly are some nice CD titles there, are you interested in selling or trading?...
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Old 25-01-11, 04:12 AM
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wright 241, thanks for the scans! certainly are some nice CD titles there, are you interested in selling or trading?...
Not at the moment, but thanks for the offer.
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Hi trawling the internet and came across these Civil Defence helmets, for anyone with an interest.....
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Old 27-02-11, 05:33 PM
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can't see mine: I was a Rescue Team Leader, Industrial Civil Defence, MoD.

As I recall, white with black R and a bar or two across. I was all of 20 years old but had a lot of Scouting experience including very heavy lift and big boys' pioneering. All I have left is scars on shins and my lapel badge.

We had a green truck, stacked with gear, sort of miniature Green Goddess, mine, all mine! Used to practice on old bomb sites before they were re-developed.
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Old 07-03-11, 10:28 PM
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I think you`ll find the poster is from the second war - sounds like you served during the cold war?... i dont recollect any references to the ICDS during the war. would be interested to hear any stories etc, and what sort of insignia you wore!

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Old 08-03-11, 09:13 AM
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Dark blue boiler suit, helmet, and a lapel badge for civvies was it. c. 1956-58.

Met Office, Harrow Wealdstone, just behind Kodak by the railway line.
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Old 15-03-11, 01:30 AM
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thanks for the reply! always interesting to get to hear from people who were involved - did you have fun?!
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