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Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps Officer's Pair of Brass Buttons, Large and Medium Patterns, King's Crown
Circa 26mm and 17mm respectively, with fixed shanks and both maker marked Gaunt London. Both in very good condition. These are scarce buttons, only worn from 1949 to 1952, with a change in crown thereafter to a QEII crown.
In March 1902, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) was established by Royal Warrant, and was named after Queen Alexandra, who became its president. In 1949, the QAIMNS became a corps in the British Army and was renamed as the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps. Since 1950 the organisation has trained nurses, and in 1992 men were allowed to join.
Ripley No 550 refers.
Code: 58863Price: 20.00 GBP
Pair of WW1 era Veterinary Corps Officer's Buttons, Large and Medium Brass Pattern
Circa 25mm and 19mm respectively, fixed shanks and each maker marked Armfield Ltd, Birmingham. Semi-domed, GV cypher, in very good condition with sharp detail. Only worn from 1911 to 1918. In 1918 they acquired the prefix Royal and the button pattern changed to a centaur. Scarce.
Ripley No 533 refers.
Code: 58860Price: 18.00 GBP
Parachute Regiment Officer's Large Pattern Gilt Brass Button
Circa 26mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked, C. Pitt & Co Ltd, London W1. Gilt bright and in very good condition. King's crown, most probably worn on full dress 1945 - 1952.
Parachute Regiment Officer's Medium Pattern Gilt Brass Button
Circa 19mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked, Firmin London. Gilt bright and in very good condition. King's crown, most probably worn on full dress 1945 - 1952.
Code: 58793Price: 10.00 GBP
WW1 General Officers Large Pattern Gilt Full Dress Button with mounted central device
Circa 23mm in diameter, fixed shank, a two part button with the device separately mounted in gilt, maker marked Jennens & Co London which pre-dates this Generals button to before 1924. Gilt bright, super condition for age. Scarce.
Ripley No 2 refers.
Code: 58747Price: 25.00 GBP
The Royal Ulster Rifles ( RUR ) Officer's Black Horn Small Pattern Button, Queen's Crown
Circa 17mm in diameter, fixed shank, no maker's mark, post 1952 as QEII Queen's crown. Scarce especially if you are looking for to complete a missing cap button. Circa 1952 - 1968.
Ripley No 563 refers.
Code: 58740Price: 6.00 GBP
The Royal Ulster Rifles ( RUR ) Officer's Black Horn Small Pattern Button, King's Crown
Circa 17mm in diameter, fixed shank, no maker's mark, pre 1952 as King's crown. Scarce especially if you are looking for to complete a missing cap button. Circa 1920 - 1952.
Ripley No 563 refers.
Code: 58739Price: 6.00 GBP
Royal Dublin Fusiliers ( 102nd & 103rd Foot) Officer's large pattern Gilt Brass Button
King's crown, circa 26mm in diameter, fixed shank and maker marked Jennens & Co Ltd, London. Slightly polished to highlights otherwise in good condition.
Ripley No 297 refers.
Victorian Medical Staff Corps Officer's Fire Gilt Button Set
Circa 23mm and 15mm in diameter respectively. Fixed shanks and all maker marked J.W. Reynolds & Co, 50 St. Martin's Lane, London. The smaller pair most probably from cap. All in brilliant fire gilt and of a super quality. Only fault is one of the smaller buttons has a small scratch near rim. Scarce maker. Worn 1855 - 1898. From 1898 became the RAMC.
Ripley No 517 refers.
Code: 58737Price: 26.50 GBP
Royal Scots Fusiliers Silver AA Medium Pattern Button, pre 1953 - Pipers?
Circa 19mm in diameter, this is a scarce pre 1953 anodised aluminium silver coloured medium pattern button with King's crown. Fixed shank and back marked Button Ltd B'ham ( Birmingham ). Given it is in "white2 finish I am presuming this to be a piper's button. it is in very good condition. Scarce.
Code: 58660Price: 14.00 GBP
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