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Observer Corps Pre-1941 Qualification Lapel or Cap Badge by Phillips Aldershot.

A scarce original pre-1941 silver plated badge with pale blue enamel circlet inscribed "Forewarned is Forearmed Observer Corps" the centre depicting an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon, the reverse with maker's details "Phillips Aldershot". Excellent condition, this example retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect.
Diameter 28mm.

The 'Observer Corps' was awarded the title 'Royal' by His Majesty King George VI in April 1941, in recognition of service carried out by Observer Corps personnel during the Battle of Britain.

Code: 58579Price: 30.00 GBP


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Observer Corps Pre-1941 Qualification Lapel or Cap Badge.

A scarce original pre-1941 frosted silver plated badge with plain circlet bearing the motto "Forewarned is Forearmed" and "Observer Corps" title, the centre depicts an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon; the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London". Very good condition, this example retaining its original pin fittings, minor wear.
Diameter 28mm.

The 'Observer Corps' was awarded the title 'Royal' by His Majesty King George VI in April 1941, in recognition of service carried out by Observer Corps personnel during the Battle of Britain.

Code: 58578Price: 30.00 GBP


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Royal Observer Corps Pre-1953 Miniature ROC Lapel Badge.

A scarce originl pre-1953 unusual miniature size chromium plated lapel badge; pale blue enamel circlet bearing the motto "Forewarned is Forearmed" and "Royal Observer Corps" title, surmounted by a King's Crown, the centre depicts an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon. Very good condition, retaining original triangular buttonhole fitting with bobble finish, enamel intact.
Height 24mm.

Code: 58387Price: 18.00 GBP


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WW2 Observer Corps Pre-1941 Silver & Enamel Home Front Tie Pin Badge.

A scarce pre-1941 circular example, the centre depicting an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon, with title circlet "Forewarned is Forearmed" and "Observer Corps" inlaid with pale blue enamel and mounted on a slender bar, the reverse impressed "Silver". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Diameter 17mm.
Width 50mm.

Code: 58000Price: 30.00 GBP


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Royal Observer Corps post-1953 Cold War Period Large Lapel / Cap Badge.

A scarce early post-1953 large silver plate badge with pale blue enamel circlet "Forewarned is Forearmed" and "Royal Observer Corps", surmounted by a Queen's Crown, the centre depicting an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon. Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, minimal wear.
Height 40mm.

Code: 57859Price: 20.00 GBP


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WW2 Royal Observer Corps post-1941 Qualification Lapel / Cap Badge.

A scarce post-1941 silver plated badge with pale blue enamel circlet "Forewarned is Forearmed" and "Royal Observer Corps", surmounted by a King's Crown, the centre depicting an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon. Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, small nick to enamel at the 3 o'clock position, minimal wear to plating.
Height 41mm.

The 'Observer Corps' was awarded the title 'Royal' by His Majesty King George VI in April 1941, in recognition of service carried out by Observer Corps personnel during the Battle of Britain.

Code: 57668Price: 25.00 GBP


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Royal Observer Corps Post-1941 'ROC' Officer's Gilt Collar / Greatcoat Shoulder Strap Title Badge '12mm'.

A scarce post-1941 'Royal Observer Corps officer's gilded brass ROC title badge'. Very good condition, retaining original loop fittings to reverse, gilt finish remains bright.
Width approx 30mm.
Height approx 12mm.

Code: 56799Price:


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EIIR Royal Observer Corps Post-1953 ROC Lapel Badge.

A good post-1953 chromium plated badge, with pale blue enamel circlet "Forewarned is Forearmed Royal Observer Corps", surmounted by a Queen's Crown, the centre depicting an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 28mm.

Code: 56797Price:


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WW2 National Association of Spotters Clubs NASC Fighter Plane Home Front Badge.

A scarce original Second World War period 'N.A.S.C aircraft spotters badge'; brass circular example inlaid with blue enamel, depicting in high relief a fighter aircraft in flight above a silhouette of city rooftops, the reverse with maker's details "Roden London" Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, an excellent example.
Height 28mm.

Formed during the War from keen volunteers to identify friend or foe aircraft in flight over towns and country, a subject very popular with schoolboys.

Code: 56156Price:

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