National Union of Mineworkers

An N.U.M. South Wales Area – Gwent Food Fund Poster

An N.U.M. South Wales Area – Gwent Food Fund Poster. This is an original food fund collection point poster. Mostly placed above donation bins at the exit point at supermarkets in the South Wales area for people to donate foodstuffs and other items for the families of striking miners during 1984-1985. Size 20″ x 25″ inches.

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National Union Of Mineworkers – Coal Not Dole Stickers and a Fact Sheet

National Union Of Mineworkers – Coal Not Dole Stickers and a Fact Sheet. A sheet of original “Coal Not Dole Stickers” and an original¬† trifold “Fact Sheet” containing all the reasons for the miners stance against the pit closure programme and the then current strike against the closures. Produced early into the strike, made in their hundreds of thousands and …

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Striking Miners Stickers

Striking Miners Stickers. A few original stickers which were made and issued to the striking miners to wear during the latter half of the miners strike 1984-1985. Black People Support The Miners. Black People Support The Miners – Oppose Police Violence. These three surviving stickers on their original sheet were made to show allegiance to the miners. Made in their …

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Daw Mill Colliery Strike Badge 1984-1985

Daw Mill Colliery Strike Badge 1984-1985. A very rare strike badge from the Daw Mill Colliery, Arley, Nuneaton, Warwickshire. The closure of Daw Mill Colliery was announced in March 2013 and it was said to have been the last remaining colliery in the West Midlands. Pin-back type design. Size of the badge Р19mm x 20mm. 

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Arthur Scargill and Margaret Thatcher Candle Holder – Miners Strike 1984-1985

An Arthur Scargill and Margaret Thatcher Candle Holder. This ceramic candle holder was made by Mr Ned Heywood of Chepstow. It has black and white profile drawings of Arthur Scargill and Margaret Thatcher. Size 5″ x 5 1/4″ x 2″ inches. The piece is slightly thicker at the base across the width and depth. Dated 1984. I was recently informed …

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Mr Arthur Scargill Toilet Roll – 1980’s

Mr Arthur Scargill¬† Toilet Roll – 1980’s. This toilet roll was issued by the Jarroy Company, London in the 1980’s. It’s still sealed but every sheet has Mr Arthur Scargill’s image printed upon them. The Jarroy Company also made a toilet roll with images of Mrs Margaret Thatcher printed on each sheet.          

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Mrs Margaret Thatcher Toilet Roll – 1980’s

Mrs Margaret Thatcher Toilet Roll – 1980’s. This toilet roll was issued by the Jarroy Company, London in the 1980’s. It’s still sealed but every sheet has Margaret Thatcher’s image printed upon them. They became very popular with the ex-miners at the time. The Jarroy Company also made a toilet roll with images of Mr Arthur Scargill printed on each …

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Mrs Margaret Thatcher – Spitting Image Bendy Hand Puppet

Mrs Margaret Thatcher – Spitting Image Bendy Hand Puppet. A 1984 Spitting Image Productions Ltd hand puppet of Margaret Thatcher. There are four finger holes in the back of the head to aid movement and animation. Spitting Image Bendy’s are manufactured and distributed under license from Spitting Image Productions Ltd by Bendy Toys Ltd, Ashfield, Middlesex, United Kingdom. Made from …

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Rose Heyworth Colliery Strike Badge 1984-85

Rose Heyworth Colliery Strike Badge 1984-85. I had the honour of designing this badge along with the colliery closure tie. I was asked by the colliery lodge to come up with a design for the both items and combined the similar theme for the tie and badge. There were only about 450 official badges and ties produced in 1985. I …

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Rose Heyworth Colliery Closure Commemorative Tie

Rose Heyworth Colliery Closure Commemorative Tie. I had the honour of designing this tie along with the colliery badge. I was asked by the colliery lodge to come up with a design for the both items and combined the similar theme for the tie and badge. There were only about 450 official badges and ties produced in 1985.   Point …

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