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WW1 6th Battalion Kings Liverpool Regiment silver sweetheart brooch

An attractive and scarce First World War 6th Territorial Battalion the King's (Liverpool) Regiment sweetheart brooch ,the reverse bearing good London silver hallmarks for 1917 (date letter B) and maker's details "C & A" (the latter a bit feint). Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings and excellent patina. Circa 27mm in diameter.

Comm GM

Code: 60685Price: 75.00 GBP


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Northumberland Hussars (Yeomanry) regimental sweetheart enamel brooch in original case / box


A very rare fine quality brooch, sadly no hallmarks but looks to be made from precious metals. In original case named to Hunt & Roskell Limited of Old Bond Street London. Original pin fittings with extra safety catch. Some slight damage to the dark blue background enamel above the turret of the castle on the right otherwise a fabulous jeweller made sweetheart brooch. Extremely ornate with marquisate stones and red and dark and light blue enamels and gilt lettering. Some light marks to case and wear to base of case but fully functional and attractive also.

Comm GM

Code: 60684Price: 125.00 GBP


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HMS Achilles Gold and Enamel Sweetheart Pin Brooch Badge

An attractive sweetheart pin bar badge brooch, which sadly has had the pin bar damaged broken off, but otherwise in good condition with no damage to the blue enamel. The reverse impressed "9ct" (9 carat gold). Condition of pin reflected in price but could be repaired.

Possible ships:

HMS Achilles (1905) was a Warrior-class armoured cruiser launched in 1905 and sold in 1921.
HMS Achilles (70) was a Leander-class light cruiser launched in 1932. She would serve with the Royal Navy's New Zealand Division from 31 March 1937 up to the creation of the Royal New Zealand Navy, into which she was transferred in September 1941 and recommissioned HMNZS Achilles. Her crew was approximately 60 per cent from New Zealand. She was transferred back to the Royal Navy from the Royal New Zealand Navy in 1946. She was then transferred to the Royal Indian Navy in 1948 as HMIS Delhi, eventually becoming INS Delhi and was scrapped in 1978.
HMS Achilles (F12) was a Leander-class frigate launched in 1968. She was sold to Chile in 1990 and renamed Ministro Zenteno.

On the morning of 13 December 1939, the middle ship of the three possible listed above to which this brooch may relate was one of a force light cruisers consisting of Achilles, Ajax and Exeter who engaged the pocket battleship, Admiral Graf Spee. A fierce battle ensue in which Achilles suffered some damage. In the exchange of fire, four crew were killed, her captain, W. E. Parry, was wounded.

F23.2

Code: 60680Price: 65.00 GBP


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Wiltshire Yeomanry Silver Plated Sweetheart Pin Brooch Badge

An unmarked silver plated die cast Prince of Wales Plumes with original pin fitting to the reverse. Some wear to silver plate showing brass below. Pin functional but a bit slack. Circa 2.8cm tall.

F21

Code: 60402Price: 6.00 GBP


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Royal Navy - HMS Renown Enamel & Silver Sweetheart Brooch Pin Badge

An attractive enamel and silver marked sweetheart brooch to the major battlecruiser HMS Renown. Enamel in undamaged condition and silver dark toned. Looks like loop between bow and crown has been replaced with a twist of wire otherwise in very good condition with original pin fitting and C clasp.

This major warship was sold for breaking up at Faslane where she arrived on 8th August 1948. The name was carried on by a Nuclear Ballistic Missile Submarine launched in 1967.

F21

Code: 60399Price: 12.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Naval Division ( RND ) Howe Battalion Silver hallmarked Sweetheart Pin Brooch Badge

An extremely fine hollow silver example, highlights enhanced with gold plate, the reverse bearing Birmingham hallmarks for 1916 (capital letter r) and maker's details "R.J.W". Very good condition. With no dents or distortion. It is better than my photos, as the gold seems to blend into the silver colour, especially to the reverse. Circa 4.7cm wide.

E56.1

Code: 59999Price: 95.00 GBP


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WW1 Somme Battle French Town Souvenir Pin Brooch Badge

Dangler variety in gilt metal finish with original pin (some rust to pin), but in good functional condition. In small letters below the crown is the word "Picardie". Circa 3.2cm across.

Coll

Code: 59951Price: 25.00 GBP


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WW1 Vintage Durham Light Infantry ( DLI) Pioneer Pals Battalion Sweethear Brooch

An unusual and well made item with a hand coloured photo of a Pals Battalion Pioneer of the Durhams and on the revolving central ring another of a young man in civvies. Presumably you could change it to face which ever one was visiting you! With fully functional and original pin and c clasp. Some wear to gilt finish and the glass but generally in good condition and attractive.

E33.1

Code: 59780Price:


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WW1 vintage King's Shropshire Light Infantry ( KSLI) White Enamel Sweetheart Badge Pin Brooch

Gilt and enamel with no damage to enamel and with original pin and c clasp fittings, In very good condition.

Code: 59753Price:


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WW1 Northumberland Fusiliers 1918 Hallmarked Silver & Tortoiseshell Sweetheart Pin Badge Brooch

A scarce First World War period Northumberland Fusiliers tortoiseshell sweetheart brooch, the reverse bearing London hallmarks for 1918 (letter C) and maker's details 'C&A' to reverse. Very good condition, Pin may have been professionally restored or this was how this maker made them. Circa 28mm in diameter.

Comm FB

Code: 59659Price: 35.00 GBP

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