'Portsmouth Navy Week' Royal Navy 'Lord Nelson' Fund Raising Celluloid Tin Button Badge
A exceptionally good original circa 1920's period 'Portsmouth Navy Week' celluloid tin button badge, depicting a portrait image of 'Lord Nelson' and sold to raise fund for one of the Royal Navy charities. Complete with original pin fitting.
WW2 Royal Naval Patrol Service Minesweeping Anti Submarine Silver Uniform Sleeve Badge, Sew On.
A scarce original Wartime official 2nd issue sew on silver uniform sleeve badge impressed with the artist's initials "KG" (George Kruger Gray) to the obverse, the reverse with registration number in relief "Rd.837751". Very good condition.
Designed by George Kruger Gray, approved by HM King George VI on 2nd February 1940.
Royal Navy H.M.S. Euryalus Cap Ribbon Tally Hat Band.
A scarce original 'H.M.S. Euryalus cap ribbon'; gold cotton silk embroidered lettering on full length silk ribbon. Very good condition.
Length Approx 92mm.
This H.M.S. Euryalus Cap Ribbon is from the ship that was the last cruiser that Chatham Dockyard built. Launched on 6 June 1939, commissioned on the 30 June 1941 and decommissioned on the 19 September 1954.
Code: 56463Price: 30.00 GBP
WW1 Royal Naval Division, R.N.D. Cap Tally Ribbon Hat Band.
A rare original First World War period 'Royal Naval Division cap tally ribbon', gold wire embroidered lettering on full length silk ribbon. Good condition, service wear, gold wire toned.
Length Approx 120mm.
Code: 56462Price: 120.00 GBP
Royal Navy Gold Bullion Embroidered Officer's Cap Badge.
A good original circa 1940's period 'Royal Navy Officer's cap badge', silver metal fouled anchor within gold bullion embroidered laurel leaf surround, surmounted by a padded velvet King's Crown, the reverse with black herringbone pattern cotton lining. Good clean used condition, no sign of any moth, bullion nicely toned.
Height Approx 72mm.
Width Approx 94mm.
Code: 56428Price: 45.00 GBP
'Rule Britannia Souvenir British Fleet' HMS Hood Celluloid Tin Button Lifebuoy Fund Raising Badge by A.W.Patrick, Melbourne Australia.
A scarce original circa 1924 large celluloid tin button badge, depicting a lifebuoy with title "Rule Britannia Souvenir British Fleet"; the centre displaying the head of a young sailor wearing a sailor's cap with "H.M.S. Hood ribbon tally", the rim bearing maker's details "A.W.Patrick, Maker 440 RAF St. N. Fitzroy Melb" "Copyright, Regd". Good condition, retaining original pin fitting, minor foxing, colour remains bright.
HMS Hood built by 'John Brown & Company'. Launched 22 August 1918 and commissioned 15 May 1920. She was sunk during the Battle of Denmark Strait 24 May 1941.
While in Australia in April 1924, the squadron escorted the battlecruiser HMAS Australia out to sea where she was scuttled.
Code: 56362Price: 40.00 GBP
WW2 'Navy League Seafarers Comforts Supply' White Ensign Flag Home Front Badge.
A scarce original Second World War period 'Navy League Seafarers Comforts Supply badge', gilded brass circular example highly enamelled and displaying a 'Royal Navy White Ensign' flag to the centre. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright.
Code: 56035Price: 20.00 GBP
Royal Navy and Merchant Services, Silver & Marcasite Nautical Crown Sweetheart Brooch.
A beautiful circa 1940's period 'Naval Crown sweetheart brooch' set with marcasite stones, the reverse impressed "Silver" "England". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings incorporating a safety roller catch in good working order, complete with all stones, an excellent example.
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Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary circa 1940's R.F.A Officer's Bullion Cap Badge.
A scarce pre-1953 period 'Royal Fleet Auxiliary Officer's cap badge', gilt foulded anchor set on black velvet ground within a blue silk ribbed circlet "RFA" and gold bullion wreath surround, surmounted by a padded red velvet King's Crown; the reverse with black hessian lining and complete with woollen cap band. Very good condition, bullion toned.
Height approx 67mm.
Fairmile Marine Company Boat Builders to the Admiralty Officially Numbered Identification Badge.
A scarce original comparatively short-lived 1939-1953 'Fairmile Marine Company shipyard identification badge'; small gilded brass example bearing the company flag within a title surround, highly defined in red, white and blue enamels; the reverse with maker's details "Thomas Fattorini Ltd Regent St. Birmingham" and impressed with official low issue number "419". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minor wear to enamel.
Fairmile Marine Company based in Cobham, Surrey was founded by Noel Macklin in 1939. It was taken over by the Fairmile Construction Company Ltd in 1953.
Code: 55712Price: 45.00 GBP
WW1 Battle of Jutland Commemorative Medal, White Metal 45mm, by Spink & Son 1916.
A good original First World War full sized white metal example of the 'Battle of Jutland 1916 Commemorative Medal'; the obverse depicting an upright trident with crossed 'Union and White Ensign Flags' on the cross a shield inscribed "31 May 1916" to the surround the legend "TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL THAT DAY"; the reverse with inscription within an oak wreath "MAY 31, 1916 THE GERMAN FLEET ATTACKED OFF THE COAST OF JUTLAND AND DRIVEN BACK INTO PORT WITH HEAVY LOSS. ADMIRAL SIR JOHN JELLICOE COMMANDER IN CHIEF, VICE ADMIRAL SIR DAVID BEATTY COMMANDING BATTLE CRUISIER FLEET."
Battle of Jutland 1916 Commemorative Medal was designed by the Marquis of Milford Haven. Struck by 'Spink & Son in 1916' and sold for the benefit of the 'Naval Orphanages'. It was issued in Gold, Silver, Bronze and White Metal.
WW2 Royal Navy Chief Petty Officer, Gilt Metal Economy Issue CPO Cap Badge.
A good original Second World War period 'Royal Navy Chief Petty Officer economy issue cap badge', silver metal fouled anchor set within a gilt metal crowned wreath, the reverse with brown hessian backing. Good used condition, silver and gilt now toned.
1908 Royal Navy HMS Albion & WW1 HMS Excellent Photographs of Unknown Sailors, Double Sided Locket Brooch.
A good original First World War period double sided locket possibly father and son; comprising a portrait photograph of sailor wearing naval cap bearing an "HMS Albion" ribbon tally (on inspection dated 1908 to reverse), together with a younger sailor's portrait, his cap with an "HMS Excellent" ribbon clearly seen, all held in place by a narrow sprung gilt metal frame, the inside accessible via the top ring which can be unscrewed. Good condition, image remains clear.
Code: 55412Price: 25.00 GBP
WW2 Royal Navy HMS Victory 'Serving King and Country' Photograph of Unknown Sailor, Locket Sweetheart Brooch.
A good original wartime locket in the form of a circular brass pendant suspended from a chain and pin bar, the title surround "Serving King and Country" inlaid with blue enamel, the photographic insert depicts a portrait of a sailor in naval cap bearing an "HMS Victory" title ribbon tally. Very good condition, no stress marks or damage to the enamel, image remains clear.
Overall Height 45mm.
HMS Victory during the Second World War was a Training Establishment and holding shore base at Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Code: 55411Price: 28.00 GBP
Royal Navy Warship HMS Trafalgar, Ladies Powder Compact, Made in England.
A scarce circa 1950's period powder compact, fashioned in the style of a 'Stratton"; square gilt engine turned example, with an applied naval crowned ship's crest with "H.M.S.Trafalgar" scroll below, the inside marked to both parts "Made in England". Very good clean condition, colour remains bright, enamel perfect, sound hinge and catch, complete with original mirror, gauze powder sifter and external woolley cover.
Size 73mm. square.
EIIR Royal Navy Submarine Service Small Size Dolphin Pin Badge.
A superior quality post 1953 'Royal Navy Submarine Service' gilt and enamel pin badge, designed in the style of the official issue badge only half the size, comprising an Elizabeth II Crowned fouled anchor flanked by a pair of leaping facing dolphins. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings incorporating safety roller catch, enamel perfect, gilt remains bright.
WW2 Royal Navy Officer's Silver Plate & Gilt Beret Badge.
A scarce original Second World War period die-stamped small sized 'Royal Navy Officer's beret badge', silver metal fouled anchor set within a gilt metal crowned laurel wreath, the George VI crown with red velvet backing with retaining blades to secure. Very good condition, complete with original two loop fittings and split pin, gilt remain bright.
WW1 Royal Naval Transport Service, Officer's Bullion Cap Badge.
A scarce First World War period 'Royal Naval Transport Service Officer cap badge', gilt foulded anchor set on black velvet ground within a blue silk ribbed circlet "RN TRANSPORT" gold bullion wreath surround surmounted by a padded red velvet King's Crown, the reverse with waxed black hessian lining and complete with woollen cap band. Good condition, bullion dulled and with traces of verdigris around anchor and spots to wreath.
Height approx 75mm.
Royal Naval Transport Service was established in December 1916.
Code: 54742Price: 50.00 GBP
A Victorian Royal Navy Boatswain's Call, 1896 Silver Hallmarked Naval Antique Bosun's Whistle by Hilliard & Thomason, Birmingham.
A very scarce original Victorian 'Royal Navy Boatswain's Call or Bosun's Whistle', the keel impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1896 and maker's details "H&T" (Hilliard & Thomason, Birmingham) and engraved to both sides with floral leaf decoration, the bouy bearing Victorian Crowned 'Fouled Anchor' on lined ground and complete with original shackle impressed with lion passant silver mark. Superb condition, the hollow bouy and gun free of any dents or distortions, a highly desirable example.
Code: 54732Price: 480.00 GBP
WW2 Royal Navy Officer's Gilt Metal Economy Issue Cap Badge.
A scarce Second World War period 'Royal Navy Officer's economy issue cap badge', silver metal fouled anchor set within a gilt metal crowned wreath, the reverse with black hessian lining. Very good condition, gilt remain bright.
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