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WW1 Army Medical Service Red Cross Armband.

A scarce original First World War period white linen armband with applied felt red cross, three pearl button fasteners and clear ink stamp "Army Medical Service". Very good undated condition.

Code: 57650Price: 35.00 GBP


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WW1 Almeric Paget Massage Corps 1914 APMC Nurses Felt Cloth Sleeve Badge.

An extremely rare original First World War 1914 period 'Almeric Paget Massage Corps nurse's uniform sleeve badge'; large hand made felt cloth wing bearing cross to the centre with embroidered "APMC" within an applied dark blue felt circlet, linen lining and three delicate press studs to reverse. Good condition, small hole to linen backing.
Width approx 131mm.

Almeric Paget Massage Corps was founded in August 1914. Following the unit’s huge success it was greatly expanded and the title “Military” added by the War Office in December 1915. At the end of the War, in January 1919 it was renamed “The Military Massage Service”.

Code: 57643Price: 350.00 GBP


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'Army Trained Nurse' EIIR Nurses Qualification Badge.

A scarce original Elizabeth II period 'Army Trained Nurse qualification badge'; large pewter plated example with embossed "Royal Crest' superimposed on crossed swords. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings.
Height 41mm.

Code: 57640Price:


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Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve QAIMNSR, 1933 Hallmarked Silver Badge by Carrington & Co London.

An original very scarce late issue full-sized 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve' tippet badge, the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1933, maker's details "C&Co" (Carrington & Co. London). Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbon now with service wear.
Diameter 28mm.

Code: 57566Price: 95.00 GBP


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EIIR Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, Q.A.R.A.N.C Other Ranks Cap Badge.

A scarce original early post 1953 period 'Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps other ranks brass cap badge', Queen Elizabeth crowned wreath bearing "Sub cruce Candida" (Under the White Cross) scrolls, the Dannebrog lettered "A" for Alexandra to the center "Q.A.R.A.N.C" white metal applied title below, complete with slider fitting. Excellent condition.
Height 40mm.

Code: 57506Price: 15.00 GBP


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EIIR Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, Q.A.R.A.N.C Officer's Cap Badge, by J.R.Gaunt London.

A scarce original early post 1953 period 'Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps officer's gilt cap badge', Queen Elizabeth crowned wreath bearing "Sub cruce Candida" (Under the White Cross) scrolls, the Dannebrog lettered "A" for Alexandra to the center "Q.A.R.A.N.C" applied silvered title below; the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London", complete with long two loop fittings, gilt finish remains crisp. Excellent condition.
Height 40mm.

Code: 57505Price: 25.00 GBP


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WWI Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service QAIMNS Male Nurse Bronze Medal Badge.

A rare full size bronze example, similar design to the silver medal worn by female nurses, but awarded and worn by qualified male nurses, who usually held the rank of Sergeant. Vey good condition, retaining QAIMNS RESERVE silk ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings.
Medal Height 53mm.
Overall Height approx 96mm.

RAMC Orders Vol 10 June 1908:
Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (Bronze Badge) it has been decided that except in very special cases the claims of non-commissioned Officers and men to retain the honourable distinction upon passing to the Reserve will not be favourably considered unless they have at least four years service as members of QAIMNS.

Medical History of the War.

The trained personnel for nursing services was still further increased by enrolling in the QAIMNS a nursing section of men of the RAMC who were specially trained by the QAIMNS nursing sisters matrons, and medical Officers, had gone through a period of probation were successful in examinations of certificate in nursing had completed three years training and were in other respects suitable. Men of the RAMC were also eligible for special training as masseurs and as attendants in operating rooms and in skiagraphy and electro-therapeutics.

Code: 57500Price: 350.00 GBP


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1927 - 1943 Indian Military Nursing Service Silver Nurses Qualification IMNS Medal.

A very rare original British Made die-cast fine quality 'Indian Military Nursing Service unmarked silver badge / medal'; title circlet of cog wheel design, to the voided centre a cross bearing central crown; complete with original blue and white striped silk ribbon and suspension bar with original pin fittings. Very good condition, minor wear to ribbon.
Diameter 35mm.
Overall height approx 88mm.

The 'Indian Military Nursing Service' was formed in 1927 from the 'Indian Troops Nursing Service' which began in 1926. In 1943 the 'IMNS' formed part of the 'Indian Army Medical Corps'. See: "The Register of Titles of The Units of The H.E.I.C & Indian Armies 1666 - 1947" British Empire & Commonwealth Museum Research Paper Number 1.

Code: 57466Price: 750.00 GBP


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1907- 1950 Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve QAIMNSR Silver Tippet Badge, Small Pattern 22mm.

A scarce original late issue 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve unmaked silver cape badge'. Very good condition, complete original silk ribbon, minimal service wear.
Diameter 22mm.

Code: 57465Price:


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1921-1950 Territorial Army Nursing Service, 1934 Hallmarked Silver T.A.N.S Nurses Qualification Tippet Badge with Letter of Provenance.

A scarce full size 'Territorial Army Nursing Service cape badge'; title surmounted by a King's Crown, the fretted centre depicting Queen Alexandra cypher of crossed initials 'A' intertwined, complete with original silk ribbon and suspension bar. the reverse bearing London silver hallmarks for 1934 and maker's details "R.J" (Robert William Jay). Very good condition and complete with original ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings.
Overall Length 93mm.
Accompanying this mebal is a War Office letter dated 1951 addressed to a "Miss K. Baker, 418, Green Lane, New Eltham, S.E.9" concerning her resignation from the corps.

Code: 57464Price: 85.00 GBP


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1908-1921 Territorial Force Nursing Service, TFNS Silver Medal Tippet Badge.

A scarce original 1908-1921 full size unmarked silver tippet badge; oval medal bearing 'Territorial Force Nursing Service' title surmounted by a King's Crown, the fretted centre depicting Queen Alexandra cypher of crossed initials 'A' intertwined, complete with original silk ribbon and suspension bar. Very good condition, minor service wear to ribbon, complete with original pin fittings, an excellent example.
Overall Height 64mm.

Code: 57463Price: 80.00 GBP


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Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve, QAIMNSR Cap / Collar Badge.

A good original example of a 'Q.A.I.M.N.S.R. nickel cap / collar badge', worn on the cap and on the collar, the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London". Very good condition, complete with original two loop fittings and split pin.
Height 25mm.

Code: 57462Price: 20.00 GBP


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Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve, QAIMNSR Cap / Collar Badge.

A good original example of a 'Q.A.I.M.N.S.R. nickel cap / collar badge', worn on the cap and on the collar, the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London". Very good condition, complete with original two loop fittings and split pin.
Height 25mm.

Code: 57461Price: 25.00 GBP


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Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve, QAIMNSR Cap / Collar Badge, Frosted Silver Plated.

A superior quality original frosted silver plated 'Q.A.I.M.N.S.R. cap / collar badge', worn on the cap and on the collar; the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London". Very good condition, complete with original two loop fittings and split pin and retaining a high percentage of its frosted silver finish.
Height 25mm.

Code: 57460Price: 35.00 GBP


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WW1 Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve QAIMNSR, 1916 Hallmarked Silver Badge, retailer's Carrington & Co London.

A scarce First World War period full-sized 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve' tippet badge, the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1916, maker's details "B.H.J" (B H Joseph & Co Birmingham) and retailer's details "Carrington & Co. London". Very good condition, complete with replacement unused old silk ribbon, minimal service wear.
Diameter 28mm.

Code: 57448Price:


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WW1 Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve QAIMNSR, 1917 Hallmarked Silver Badge, retailer's Carrington & Co London.

A scarce First World War period full-sized 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve' tippet badge, the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1917, maker's details "B.H.J" (B H Joseph & Co Birmingham) and retailer's details "Carrington & Co. London". Very good condition, complete with replacement unused old silk ribbon raw edge, minimal service wear.
Diameter 28mm.

Code: 57447Price: 85.00 GBP


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Royal Army Medical Corps 9ct Gold & Enamel Sweetheart Brooch, Housed in Carrington & Co Ltd London, Presentation Case.

A superb quality 'Royal Army Medical Corps gold and enamel sweetheart brooch'; King George V Crowned laurel wreath "Rod of Asclepius" to centre, resting upon blue enamel title scroll and mounted on a slender bar, the reverse impressed "9ct" (9 carat gold), maker's details "Deakin & Francis Ltd Regent Place, Birmingham" and inscribed "O.A.Sachs. 20.3.42". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, an excellent example.
Housed in velvet lined fitted leather case with retailers name to the inside lid "By Appointment Carrington & Co Ltd 130 Regent Street.W.".
Width 57mm.
Height 28mm.

Code: 57446Price: 225.00 GBP


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WW2 Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service 1939 Hallmarked Silver QAIMNS Medal Badge.

A scarce original early Second World War period full size 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service tippet badge', the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1939 and maker's details "V&S" (Vaughton & Sons Birmingham). Very good condition, complete with silk ribbon, suspenion bar and original pin fittings, minimal wear, an excellent example.
Height of medal 53mm.

This medal accompanied the following 'Royal Army Medical Corps gold brooch and is inscribed "O.A.Sachs 20.3.42".

Code: 57445Price:


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Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service 1926 Hallmarked Silver QAIMNS Medal Badge.

A scarce original early issue full size 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service tippet badge', the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1926 and maker's details "W.J.D" (William James Dingley Birmingham). Very good condition, complete with original period full length silk ribbon and suspension bar with pin fitting, hook now ABSENT, minor service wear.
Height of medal 52mm.

Code: 57444Price: 280.00 GBP


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Army Medical Services Schools of Nursing, State Enrolled Nurse Badge.

A scarce Elizabeth II silver plated 'Army Medical Services Schools of Nursing SEN badge' inlaid with green enamel. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Diameter 25mm.

Code: 56664Price: 35.00 GBP

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