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WW1 TSS Euripides Aberdeen Line 1915 Hallmarked Silver Anchor Brooch.

A very scarce Great War period 'T.S.S. Euripides hollow silver brooch' in the form of an anchor and bearing a gold plated named scroll; the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1915 and maker's details "F.H.M" (Frank H Mannox Birmingham). Very good condition, complete with its original pin fittings, no dents or distortions, an excellent example.
Length 34mm.

'TSS EURIPIDES' was built in 1914 by Harland and Wolff, Belfast for the Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line. Launched on 29 January 1914, she embarked on her maiden voyage from London to Brisbane. Two days after her arrival she was requisitioned as a troopship carrying her first convoy of Australian troops to the Dardanelles. In 1929 the Euripides was transferred to the White Star Line and in 1932 was acquired by the Shaw Savill and Albion Line and renamed 'MS Akaroa'.

Code: 58631Price: 140.00 GBP


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T.S. Duchess of Montrose Caledonian Steam Packet Company Souvenir Ships Wheel Pin Badge 1930 - 1964.

An excellent example of an original 'TS Duchess of Montrose silver plated souvenir brooch', enamelled outline representation of the Steamboat to the centre of a blue enamel ships wheel, the reverse with maker's detals "H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham.18". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect, slver plating remains crisp.
Diameter 27mm.

Code: 58282Price: 20.00 GBP


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'The Missions To Seamen' Enamel Flag Badge.

A good original circa 1940's 'The Missions To Seamen badge'; silver plated example in the form of a flag inlaid with blue enamel, displaying the "Flying Angel Symbol'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 29mm.

'The Missions to Seamen' is a Christian welfare charity serving merchant crews around the world. It name was changed to 'The Mission to Seafarers' in the year 2000.

Code: 58268Price:


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WW1 R.M.S. Arlanza 'Royal Mail Steam Packet Company' Royal Navy Ship H.M.S. Arlanza 1915–20 Silver & Enamel Badge

A scarce original First World War period short- lived armed merchant cruiser 'HMS Arlanza naval brooch'; King George V crowned blue enamel strap, the centre with embossed 'White Ensign' in red, white and blue enamelling, the reverse impressed "Solid Silver". Very good condition, complete with original coiled pin bar typical of the period, enamel perfect.
Width 38mm.
Height 26mm.

'RMS Arlanza' was a ocean liner built by Harland and Wolff, Belfast, Ireland for the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company. She was requisitioned in the First World War from 1915 until 1920 and became a Royal Navy armed merchant cruiser. She was decommissioned in 1920, returned to her owners and resumed commercial liner service until she was scrapped in 1938.

Code: 58246Price: 60.00 GBP


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'R.M.S.Mongolia' Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co. 1906 Hallmarked Silver Hand-Painted Enamel Spoon, Sunk 1917.

A scarce original 1906 period shipping line silver spoon from the ill-fated 'R.M.S.Mongolia' which was sunk by a mine off Bombay on June 23rd 1917. The finial in the form of a disc depicting a hand-painted enamel representation of the two funnels and masts passenger ship; the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmark for 1906 and maker's details "L&S" (Levi & Salaman Birmingham). Very good condition, no stress marks or chips to the enamel.
Length 109mm.

Code: 58222Price: 120.00 GBP


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'R.M.S.Aquitania' Cunard Shipping Line Ships Wheel Anchor Badge.

A rare original circa 1913 early period 'R.M.S.Aquitania gilt and enamel souvenir brooch', the Cunard Line Shipping Company red enamel flag mounted to the centre of a white ship's wheel, and in turn a blue enamel anchor. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt remains crisp, an excellent example.
Height 24mm.
Width 35mm.

During the First World War 'R.M.S.Aquitania' was converted to an Armed Merchant Cruiser, troopship and a hospital ship. She was scrapped in 1950.

Code: 58174Price:


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'R.M.S.Mauretania' Cunard Shipping Line Ships Wheel Anchor Badge.

A rare original circa 1906 early period 'R.M.S.Mauretania gilt and enamel souvenir brooch', the Cunard Line Shipping Company red enamel flag mounted to the centre of a white ship's wheel, and in turn a blue enamel anchor. Good condition, retaining original pin fittings, white enamel loss left wheel and edge of left scroll, gilt remains bright. Price reflects.
Height 24mm.
Width 35mm.

During the First World War 'R.M.S.Mauretania' was converted to a troopship and a hospital ship. She was scrapped in 1935.

Code: 58173Price:


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'R.M.S.Carinthia' Cunard Shipping Line Ships Wheel Anchor Badge, sunk 1940 by German Submarine U.46 off coast of Northern Ireland.

A rare original circa 1925 early period 'R.M.S.Carinthia gilt and enamel souvenir brooch', the Cunard Line Shipping Company red enamel flag mounted to the centre of a white ship's wheel, and in turn a blue enamel anchor. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt remains bright.
Height 24mm.
Width 35mm.

'R.M.S.Carinthia' launched for Cunard Line in 1925. Second World War 1939 she was converted to an Armed Merchant Cruiser. Torpedoed and sunk 1940 by the German Submarine U.46 off the coast of Northern Ireland.

Code: 58172Price: 140.00 GBP


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'H.M.T. Nevasa' British India Steam Navigation Company Ships Wheel Souvenir Pin Badge 1913 - 1948.

A scarce original 'His Majesty’s Troopship Nevasa silver plated brooch', the 'British India Steam Navigation Company' enamelled flag mounted to the centre of a blue enamel ships wheel. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel intact, minor wear to silver plating.
Diameter 30mm.

Code: 58171Price: 40.00 GBP


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'M.V. Innisfallen' City of Cork Steam Packet Company Irish Ships Wheel Souvenir Pin Badge, Sunk 1940.

A very scarce original circa 1930 'M.V. Innisfallen Shipping Line gilt and enamel brooch', the 'City of Cork Steam Packet Company' Ireland enamelled flag mounted to the centre of a blue enamel ships wheel. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, replacement shank pin, one minor stress mark to enamel flag otherwise perfect, gilt finish remains bright.
Diameter 27mm.

During the Second World War on the 21 December 1940 the ferry 'M.V. Innisfallen' struck a mine off the Wirral Peninsula, Cheshire and sank with the loss of four of the 220 people on board.

Code: 57862Price:


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'R.M.S. Queen Mary' Cunard Shipping Line Ships Wheel Souvenir Pin Badge.

A scarce original circa 1940's 'RMS Queen Mary Shipping Line gilt and enamel brooch', the Cunard Line company enamelled flag mounted to the centre of a blue enamel ship's wheel. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Diameter 27mm.

Code: 57861Price:


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'S.Y. Killarney' Coast Lines Ltd, Company Flag Ships Wheel Committee Pin Badge.

A scarce original circa 1930's period 'S.Y.Killarney ships wheel brooch'; gilded brass example bearing the Coast Lines company enamelled flag mounted to the centre of a blue enamel ship's wheel, in turn suspended from a Committee bar. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright, an excellent example.
Diameter 27mm.

Code: 57860Price:


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R.M.S. Sylvania Cunard Shipping Line, Ships Wheel Souvenir Pin Badge.

A scarce original circa 1957 period 'RMS Sylvania Shipping Line gilt and enamel brooch', displaying the old 1934 -1949 Cunard White Star Line company enamelled flags to the centre of a dark blue enamel ship's wheel. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright, an excellent example.
Diameter 27mm.

Code: 57828Price:


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R.M.S. Scythia Cunard Shipping Line, Ships Wheel Souvenir Pin Badge.

A scarce original 'RMS Scythia Shipping Line gilt and enamel brooch', the Cunard Line company enamelled flag mounted to the centre of a white enamel ship's wheel. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright, an excellent example.
Diameter 27mm.

Code: 57827Price: 75.00 GBP


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'Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd' (Oil Tankers) circa 1930's Officer's Gold Bullion Cap Badge.

A rare original circa 1930's period 'Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company Limited, London shipping oil tanker cap badge' displaying the later pattern company 'Shell' emblem within a gold bullion wreath, the reverse with herringbone pattern black cotton lining and remains attached to its original oak leaf embroidered silk cap band. Very good clean condition, two thin patches to the cap band.
Height approx 52mm.

The 'Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd' saltire with red disc to centre company flag was still being displayed in the 1929 edition of 'Brown's Flags and Funnels'. Sometime between then and 1938 the flag change to shell pattern centre as illustrated (241) in 'Ships and the Sea' Talbot Booth.
Previous badge once belonging to the same person.

Code: 57759Price: 150.00 GBP


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'Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd' (Oil Tankers) circa 1920's Officer's Bullion Gilt & Enamel Cap Badge.

A rare original circa 1920's 'Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company Limited, London shipping oil tanker cap badge'; the Company's gilded brass flag inlaid with white enamel and bearing a blue saltire with red disc to centre, this mounted upon a gold bullion wreath, the reverse with waxed black hessian lining and remains attached to its original oak leaf embroidered silk cap band. Very good clean condition, enamel perfect except for a very minor nick to white enamel left edge, thin patch to the cap band.
Height approx 55mm.

The 'Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd' saltire with red disc to centre company flag was still being displayed in the 1929 edition of 'Brown's Flags and Funnels'. Sometime between then and 1938 the flag change to shell centre as illustrated (241) in 'Ships and the Sea' Talbot Booth.
Following badge once belonging to the same person.

Code: 57758Price: 150.00 GBP


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Mercantile Fleet Auxiliary Officer's Bullion Cloth MFA Cap Badge.

A rare original pre-1952 possibly Surgeons 'Mercantile Fleet Auxiliary officer's padded cap badge'; gilded metal fouled anchor within red silk padded circlet with gold wire "M.F.A" resting in gold bullion embroidered laurel sprays, surmounted by a padded velvet King's Crown, the reverse with black herringbone pattern cotton lining. Good condition, bullion toned, minor verdigris to anchor.
Height approx 64mm.

Code: 57757Price:


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'MV Winchester Castle' Union-Castle Shipping Line Silver Souvenir Badge.

A scarce original circa 1930's period 'M.V. Winchester Castle souvenir badge', rope edged silver rectangular example depicting a picture image transfer of the ship over butterfly wing background; the reverse impressed "Made in England Sterling Silver PT 220213". Good condition, complete with original pin fittings, colours remain bright, minimal fading to edge, surface scratches to perspex with shrinkage to right side.
Size 27 x 22mm.

'MV Winchester Castle' was a ocean liner of the 'Union-Castle Mail S.S. Co.' built by Harland & Wolff, maiden voyage 24 October 1930, scrapped 1960.

Code: 57686Price: 30.00 GBP


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'MV Warwick Castle' Union-Castle Shipping Line Wishbone Badge, 1942 Torpedoed & Sunk by German Submarine U-413.

A scarce original circa 1930's period 'M.V. Warwick Castle souvenir badge', gilded brass example in the form of a wishbone, mounted with a brass and enamel circular disc displaying the 'Union-Castle Line' company flag within a blue enamel title strap. Very good condition, enamel perfect, minimal service wear.
Length 33mm.

'MV Warwick Castle' was a ocean liner of the 'Union-Castle Mail S.S. Co.' built in 1930 by Harland & Wolff. On November 14th 1942 whilst being used as a troopship, she was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-413 off Portugal with the loss of the Captain and 62 men.

Code: 57673Price:


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Queen Elizabeth 2 Cunard Shipping Line Farewell Season 2008 Commemorative Badge.

A good original circa 2008 'Queen Elizabeth 2 Cunard Shipping Line Farewell Season 2008 gilt badge' commemorating her final voyage from Southampton to Dubai which began on 11 November 2008 and her arrival on 26 November in a flotilla of 60 smaller vessels, led by MY Dubai, the personal yacht of Sheikh Mohammed, ruler of Dubai, in time for her official handover the following day.
Very good condition, complete with single pin fitting and retainer.
Height 32mm.

Code: 57646Price: 10.00 GBP

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