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WW1 French Red Cross Fund celluloid tin button badge Australian made.

A scarce original Great War period large celluloid tin button badge, sold in aid of ''French Red Cross. DEC. 6-1918'; depicting an French infantry soldier holding his rifle with partial maker's details to the rim "Atkinson & Co. Makers. Adelaide.". Very good condition, retaining original pin fitting, colours remain bright, no signs of any foxing.
Diameter 32mm.

Code: 58210Price: 20.00 GBP


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WW1 Patriotic British Bulldog Union Flag fund raising badge.

A superb rare example of a Great War period large celluloid tin button badge, depicting a British Bulldog' standing firm upon a 'Union Jack Flag' and bearing the legend "Ready! Aye Ready!". Excellent clean condition, retaining original pin fitting, no foxing or rust, colour remains bright.
Diameter 31mm.

Code: 57957Price:


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WW1 United We Stand England France Belgium Russia Flags badge

An exceptionally good scarce early Great War period 'United Patriotic Union Flag Day fundraising celluloid tin button badge'; a small example depicting the highly coloured flags of England, France, Belgium and Russia, the rim inscribed "Copyright Applied For". Very good clean condition, retaining original pin fitting, colour remains bright, no sign of any foxing, minor rust spots to reverse.
Diameter 22mm.

Code: 57956Price:


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WW1 united British French Belgium flags fundraising badge

A scarce original Great War period large gilded tin badge, depicting the highly coloured flags of England, France and Belgium on gilt background with clear celluloid covering, this with minor flaw. Good condition, retaining original single pin fitting, minor rust to reverse, colour remains bright.
Diameter 31mm.

Code: 57588Price:


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WW1 Soldiers Saliors Families Association SSFA 1915 silver badge

A very scarce original Great War period 'Soldiers, Saliors Families Association silver badge'; crowned blue enamel title circlet, the centre depicting Queen Alexandra cypher of crossed initials 'A' intertwined, the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1915, maker's details "B&P" (Bent & Parker), registration numbers "REG No 647623" a design and patent for the early part of 1915 and official issue number "4578" "Non-Transferable". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings enamel perfect, an excellent example.
Height 34mm.

'Soldiers' and Sailors' Families Association' S.S.F.A. was founded by Major Gildea in 1885 with Queen Alexandra becoming the first president. With the creation of the Royal Air Force in 1918 the organisation changed its name in 1919 to the 'Soldiers', Sailors' & Airmen's Families Association' S.S.A.F.A.





Code: 57407Price: 40.00 GBP


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WW1 AOD Hospital Ancient Order of Druids tin foil collection badge

A scarce original First World War period 'A.O.D. Hospital Tin Foil Collection Delegate badge'; an extremely impressive gilded brass oval example bearing a 'Red Cross' and depicting the 'Ancient Order of Druids' symbol, a 'T' superimpose on a triangle; the reverse impressed with maker's details "TIPTAFT B'Ham". Excellent condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, gilt remains crisp.
Height 29mm.

Code: 57278Price:


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Lord Mayors B'ham Fund badge for the relief of local distress in war time

A scarce original circa Great War period small celluloid tin button badge, an appeal made by the 'Lord Mayor's Fund Birmingham For The Relief of Local Distress in War Time' the coloured centre depicting the old pattern 'City of Birmingham Coat of Arms' which was amended in 1974. Good condition, retaining original pin fitting, some foxing and age wear.
Diameter 22mm.

Code: 57229Price: 12.00 GBP


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WW1 Servia Syria Armenia relief fund Australian celluloid badge

A scarce original circa 1918 Great War period small Australian celluloid tin button badge, sold by the 'Commonwealth Button Day' in aid of the victims of the Armenian massacres in the Ottoman Empire; the coloured scene portraying camels crossing the desert, palm trees in the fore, Eastern Citadel in the background, the rim inscribed "Copyright". Good condition, retaining original pin fitting, minimal foxing, colours remain bright, minor splits to rim, not affecting the appearance from the front.
Diameter 22mm.

The Servia Syria Armenia design was approved November 1917 and the buttons were sold on 30 February 1918. 7,300 was raised on that day.

Code: 57217Price: 20.00 GBP


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WW1 NSPCC charity paper flag day fund raising badge

A good original circa First World War period 'National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children Flag Day single sided paper fundraising badge in the form of a flower, the reverse inscribed "N.S.P.C.C. Day Copyright Act 1911". Very good condition, complete with original pin, colour remains bright.

Code: 57159Price: 10.00 GBP


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WW1 Battersea Hospitals Flag Day paper fundraising charity badge

A scarce original circa First World War period 'Battersea Hospitals Flag Day double sided paper fund raising badge', depicting the 'Battersea Coat of Arms' with motto below "Not Mine.Not Thine.But Ours" Very good clean condition, complete with an original pin from a silk flag, colours remain bright.
Height of flag 24mm.

Code: 57158Price: 15.00 GBP


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ILFORD Hospital Saturday 1917 Victory Year fundraising badge

A scarce original Great War period large celluloid tin button badge, sold in aid of 'ILFORD Hospital Saturday 1917'; depicting the winged 'Goddess of Victory' holding a trident over 'Red Cross' and carring a shield bearing the 'Essex Coat of Arms'. Excellent condition, retaining original pin fitting, colours remain vivid.
Diameter 35mm.

Code: 57083Price: 30.00 GBP


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WW1 The RSPCA Fund For Sick & Wounded Horses war fund badge

A good original First World War period 'R.S.P.C.A. fundraising badge', depicting a horses head within a horseshoe inscribed 'RSPCA War Fund' Good condition, retaining original pin fitting, colours remain bright, minor age wear, creases.
Height 33mm.

Code: 57059Price:


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WW1 National Egg Collection for the Wounded fundraising badge

A scarce original First World War period double sided paper flag day badge, the front depicting a 'laying hen' inscribed "National EGG Collection For The Wounded", the reverse "Patron Her Majesty Queen Alexandra 1000,000 Eggs Wanted Every Week Head Office, 154, Fleet St. E.C.4" Good condition, retaining original single pin.
Height of flag 25mm.

The National Egg Collection was a national scheme started in the First World War to supply the scarce and much needed fresh eggs to the wounded soldiers and sailors recovering in local War Hospitals, weekly appeals continued well into 1919.

Code: 57058Price:


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WW1 Australia Day 1918 fundraising kangaroo badge

A scarce original circa Great War period large celluloid tin button badge, sold in aid of 'Australia Day 1918' in the form of a coloured image of a Kangaroo surmounted by a Crown within a laurel wreath; the rim with maker's details "A.W. Patrick, Maker Adelaide & Melbourne". Very good condition, retaining original pin fitting, minimal foxing, colours remain bright.
Diameter 32mm.

Code: 57007Price: 15.00 GBP


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Advance Australia Help Those That Helped You Anzac Day 1915 badge

A scarce end of Great War period large celluloid tin button badge, sold in aid of 'Anzac Day April 25th 1915' in the form of a coloured photographic image of "Sir Archibald Weigall", Governor of South Australia from 9 June 1920 until 30 May 1922. flanked by coloured Union Jack and flag of Australia a defaced Blue Ensign; the rim with maker's details "A.W. Patrick, Maker 440 Rae 5 Nth Fitzroy". Very good condition, retaining original pin fitting, minimal foxing, colours remain bright.
Diameter 32mm.

Code: 57006Price:


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Rule Britannia Lord Jellicoe 1919 Australian fundraising badge

A scarce end of Great War period large celluloid tin button badge, possibly sold in aid of the 'Royal Australian Navy War Fund 'RAN', in the form of a coloured photographic image of "Lord Jellicoe" within a bouy style border with maker's details tucked well into the seam with only "Adelaide" remaining clear Good condition, retaining original pin fitting, minimal foxing, slight fading.
Diameter 32mm.

Code: 56897Price:


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WW1 Royal Australian Navy Cheer Up Our Boys In Blue fundraising badge

A scarce original First World War period large celluloid tin button badge, sold in aid of the 'Royal Australian Navy RAN ', depicting a battleship beneath a 'St George's White Ensign' with a sailor in the fore, the rim bearing maker's details "A.W.Patrick, Maker 440 Rae St Fitzroy Vic". Good condition, retaining original pin fitting, minor foxing and scratches, colour remains bright.
Diameter 32mm.

Code: 56871Price: 15.00 GBP


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WW1 Unity is Strength Britain France Belgium Russia Japan flag badge

A very unusual First World War period 'Unity is Strength patriotic flag brooch'; gilded brass example, depicting Gt Britain's Union Jack, France, Belgium, Russia and Japan flags inlaid with vivid coloured enamels and superimposed on a laurel and oak wreath. Very good condition, retaining original horseshoe buttonhole fittings, enamel perfect, gilt remains bright.
Height 28mm.

Code: 56869Price:


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WW1 United We Stand England France Belgium Russia flag badge

An exceptionally good scarce pre-1917 Great War period 'United Patriotic Union Flag Day fundraising celluloid tin button badge'; a large example depicting the highly coloured flags of England, France, Belgium and Russia in both styles. Very good clean condition, retaining original pin fitting, colour remains bright, no sign of any foxing, minor rust spots to reverse.
Diameter 34mm.

Code: 56856Price:


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WW1 Patriotic British Bulldog Australian Fund Raising Tin Button Badge.

A superb example of a Great War period large gilded tin celluloid badge, depicting the head of a 'British Bulldog'. Excellent condition, retaining original pin fitting, no foxing or rust, colour remains bright.
Diameter 33mm.

Code: 56709Price: 30.00 GBP

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