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WW1 Territorial Force 'Imperial Service Volunteer' Uniform Breast Badge.

A very good original First World War period 'Imperial Service' die-cast nickel badge, worn on the uniform above right pocket by Territorial Force Soldiers who had Volunteered for Overseas Service during the Great War. Very good condition, retaining it original substantial pin fittings.
Width 43mm.
Height 25mm.

Code: 56960Price:


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WW1 Wounded Soldier in 'Hospital Blues' Character Figure 1917 Hallmarked Silver Spoon.

A scarce original Great War period, possibly fundraising spoon; the handle depicting a wounded soldier in 'Hospital Blues uniform', the reverse impressed Sheffield silver hallmarks for 1917 and maker's details "CB&S" (Cooper Brothers & Sons, Sheffield) and "Rd 651069" a registered, design and patent date of 1916. Very good condition, enamel intact.
Length 127mm.

Code: 56895Price: 35.00 GBP


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WW1 Comrades of The Great War Small Pattern Officially Numbered Lapel Badge.

A good original small pattern 'Comrades of The Great War' circular gilt and enamel badge, displaying a Union Flag to the centre, the reverse with maker's details ""J.R.Gaunt London" and impressed with official issue number "75724". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, gilt remains bright.
Diameter 24mm.

Comrades of The Great War were formed in 1917 for ex-service men and women who had served or had been discharged from service during First World War. They were one of the original four ex-service associations that amalgamated in May 1921 to form The British Legion.

Code: 56749Price:


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WW1 Comrades of The Great War Small Pattern Officially Numbered Lapel Badge.

A good original small pattern 'Comrades of The Great War' circular gilt and enamel badge, displaying a Union Flag to the centre, the reverse with unusual maker's details "J.Taylor & Co London" and impressed with official overstamp issue number "457852". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, gilt remains bright.
Diameter 24mm.

Comrades of The Great War were formed in 1917 for ex-service men and women who had served or had been discharged from service during First World War. They were one of the original four ex-service associations that amalgamated in May 1921 to form The British Legion.

Code: 56275Price:


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Old Contemptibles Association, 1914 Aug. 5 To Nov. 22 Numbered Chums Lapel Badge by Toye & Co London.

A good original post 1925 'Old Contemptibles Association' bronzed badge, the reverse with maker’s details "Toye & Co Ld London", registered, design and patent number "Reg No 726347" and stamped with official low issue number “1665C”. Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting.
Height 23mm.

The Old Contemptibles Association was founded by Capt JP Danny of the Royal Artillery on June 25th 1925, all members were known as "chums" and were the survivors of the First British Expeditionary Force of August-November 1914.

Code: 56257Price:


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WW1 L'Union Fait La Force, Eendracht Baart Macht, England Belgium Alliance Badge.

A scarce original First World War period English made badge; large circular silver plated example, the centre bearing a 'Belgium Lion' with enamel stripe in national colours, the motto surround inlaid with dark blue enamel "L'Union fait la force" and "Eendracht baart macht" (Unity Makes Strength). Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minor service wear to the enamel.
Diameter 31mm.

Code: 56210Price: 35.00 GBP


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WW1 Women's Section, Comrades of The Great War Officially Numbered Lapel Badge.

A scarce original 'Women's Section Comrades of The Great War' circular silver plated and enamel badge, depicting 'Britannia' to the centre, the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London" and impressed with official low issue number "5365". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, minimal wear, an excellent example.
Diameter 24mm.

Code: 56209Price: 60.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Artillery 'Barr & Stroud' Pattern Field Rangefinder Pin Badge, 1918 Silver Hallmarked by S Blanckensee & Sons Ltd, Birmingham.

A rare and very unusual fine quality First World War period 'Field Rangefinder pin badge' the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1918 and maker's details "S.B&S.Ld" (S.Blanckensee & Sons Ltd, Birmingham.). Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings.
Length 52mm.

The company of 'Barr & Stroud' was founded in Glasgow, Scotland in 1888. They developed this pattern of rangefinder just prior to the Great War.

Code: 55983Price: 150.00 GBP


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WW1 British Salonika Force Greece, Salonika Reunion Association 1915-19 Lapel Badge by Hodd & Son.

A scarce original 'Salonika Reunion Association 1915-19 gilt and enamel convex circular lapel badge' depicting the Gulf of Salonika the sun rising from behind a mountainous view, the reverse with maker's details "Hodd & Son". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect.
Diameter 21mm.

The Salonika Reunion Association was formed in 1924 for members that had seen wartime service in the Balkans, they held their 44th and final Annual Remembrance Parade and Service at the Cenotaph London in 1968.

Code: 55963Price: 35.00 GBP


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Field Marshal Douglas Haig Officers and Men 1914-1918 Badge.

A scarce original end of Great War large gilt and enamel badge with embossed profile of 'Field Marshal Douglas Haig' with artists initials "C.E" within blue enamel title circlet 'Officers and Men 1914 1918'. Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, gilt remains fresh, minimal service wear, an excellent example.
Diameter 30mm.

Code: 55962Price:


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WW1 Territorial Force 'Imperial Service Volunteer' Uniform Badge, by Lambourne & Co Birmingham.

A very good original First World War period 'Imperial Service' die-cast nickel plated badge scarce with maker's mark, worn on the uniform above right pocket by Territorial Force Soldiers who had Volunteered for Overseas Service during the Great War. Very good condition, retaining original substantial pin fittings.
Width 43mm.
Height 24mm.

Code: 55871Price:


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WW1 Comrades of The Great War Large Pattern Officially Numbered Lapel Badge.

A scarce original large pattern 'Comrades of The Great War' circular gilt and enamel badge, displaying a Union Flag to the centre, the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London" and impressed with official issue number "23140". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, gilt remains fresh, an exceptional example.
Diameter 32mm.

Comrades of The Great War were formed in 1917 for ex-service men and women who had served or had been discharged from service during First World War. They were one of the original four ex-service associations that amalgamated in May 1921 to form The British Legion.

Code: 55868Price: 25.00 GBP


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WW1 'A United Empire What We Have We'll Hold' Australia, New Zealand, Canada and India, Union Jack Flag, British Bulldog Patriotic Badge.

A scarce original First World War period large circular gilded brass and enamel badge, Crowned 'Union Flag' with applied 'British Bulldog, set on a fretted rose each petal depicting the representative symbol of the 'Commonwealth of Nations', Australia Kangaroo, New Zealand Moa, Canada Beaver, India Elephant, within circular title "A United Empire" "What We Have We'll Hold"; the reverse with embossed lettering "Symbol of Empire" "All British" with "Regd. No. 643272" a registered, design and patent date of 1915. Very good clean condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, gilt remains bright, an excellent example.
Diameter 31mm.

Code: 55648Price:


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WW1 Wounded Soldier in 'Hospital Blues' Character Figure Badge.

A scarce early 1915 example of a Great War period, possibly a flag day collector fundraiser's badge; gilt metal quatrefoil shape surround depicting a wounded soldier in 'Hospital Blues uniform' to solid centre, the reverse with details "Protected" with hard to decipher signature "Casaiue"? impressed on an engraved backing depicting a 'Union Flag' and "1915" (prior to registration in 1916). Good condition, retaining original pin fittings (replacement pin) and suspension ring, chip to enamel 9 o'clock, other minor ones to surround, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 29mm.

Code: 55643Price:


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WW1 Wounded Soldier in 'Hospital Blues' Character Figure Badge.

A scarce example of a Great War period, possibly a flag day collector fundraiser's badge; gilt metal quatrefoil shape surround depicting a wounded soldier in 'Hospital Blues uniform' to voided centre, the reverse impressed "Protected" with hard to decipher signature "Casaiue"? "Rd 650911" a registered, design and patent date of 1916. Good condition, retaining original pin fittings and suspension ring, minor chip to enamel 12 o'clock, stress line 9 o'clock, service wear to gilt finish.
Height 29mm.

Code: 55642Price:


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WW1 Canadian Red Cross Society 1914-1915 'Visitor' Overseas Worker's Badge.

A slendid example of a Great War period British made 'Canadian Red Cross Society 1914-1915 gilt badge'; from a curved white enamel bar inscribed "Visitor" depends a circular medal, the outer title surround in blue, the centre bearing white 'Maple Leaf' with red cross, upon red enamel ground. Excellent condition, retaining original pin fittings and red silk ribbon, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 44mm.

Code: 55626Price:


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WW1 Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1st Canadian Division Formation Sign, Lest We Forget Lapel Badge.

A scarce original circa First World War period '1st Canadian Division Lest We Forget badge', gilded brass small circular example, embossed to the obverse "1st CDN.DIV. LEST WE FORGET", the reverse bearing an oblong lapel fitting, inlaid with red enamel, representing their divisional formation patch and designed to be worn two ways. Very good condition, gilt remains bright, very minor stress mark to enamel.
Diameter 24mm.

Code: 55621Price: 40.00 GBP


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WW1 National Association of Discharged Sailors and Soldiers NADSS Lapel Badge.

A good scarce original 'National Association of Discharged Sailors and Soldiersr' gilt and enamel badge, the centre depicting a soldier and a sailor shaking hands. Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no stress marks or damage to the enamel, gilt remains bright.
Height 28mm.

National Association of Discharged Sailors and Soldiers were formed in 1917 for ex-service men and women who had served or had been discharged from service during First World War. They were one of the original four ex-service associations that amalgamated in May 1921 to form The British Legion.

Code: 55517Price:


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WW1 National Fire Brigade Union Ambulance, Red Cross Officially Numbered Sleeve Badge.

A scarce pre-1918 First World War period 'National Fire Brigade Union Ambulance badge'; large gilded brass convex example, red translucent enamel cross to the centre on white ground, within a blue enamel title surround; the reverse impressed with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt & Sons Ltd London." and impressed with low issue number "782". Good condition, retaining original two loop fixings, damage to blue enamel top and bottom, gilt remains bright.
Diameter 42mm.

The 'National Fire Brigades Union' was formed in September 1887, it changed it name to 'National Fire Brigades Association' after the formation of the 'Fire Brigade Union' in 1918 to avoid confusion and distance itself from the trade union.

Code: 55230Price: 45.00 GBP


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WW1 The Wounded Stripe No.4, Official Uniform Sleeve Badge & Backing Plate..

An excellent original example of a First World War period gilded brass 'Wound Badge', the reverse stamped in relief "AB ) Prov Pat,7342-17(No.4", complete with backing plate stamped "The Wounded Stripe Prov No.4 Pat". Very good condition, complete with two loop fittings and split pin, gilt finish remains bright.
Length 51mm.

Code: 55204Price:

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