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WW1 Australia / Tasmania - Collection of Tasmanian Fund Raising Patriotic Tinnies - Stokes

A collection of 4 different WW1 fund raising tinnies, all for O.A.S. (On Active Service) fund raising for comforts for the troops. They have their maker's labels ( Alfred E.S. Stokes, 228 Pitt Street, Sydney) to the reverse and original pin fittings. Some foxing showing through the illustrations and rusting to the pins, but generally in above average condition and quite scarce.

Some 15,485 Tasmanian men enlisted during the Great War. With some 13,000 of those serving overseas, of whom half became casualties, and with 2432 of those losing their lives.

D71.1(1)

Code: 59085Price: 45.00 GBP


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Australian Rising Sun Cap Badge and Collar Set

Die struck bronzed cap badge with one original of two lugs and maker marked Stoke & Sons (the Stoke is feint), and two non matching bronzed collar badges (one blackened), both with two original loops the reverse , one also marked Stoke & Sons Mel (Melbourne). All with voided crowns. They display well together.

D12.1 / D19.12

Code: 58644Price: 25.00 GBP


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Australian WW1 - Women Duty Done Sterling Silver Pin Brooch

Female Relative Badges of this pattern were issued to the wife and/or mother (or nearest female relative) of those on active service overseas during the First World War. This pattern, with AIF, entwined to the centre was issued to the nearest female relative of soldiers, airmen, nurses and masseuses who left Australia for active service abroad. A bar was suspended below the badge (note the two holes to enable this at ends of the scroll) to indicate additional relatives involved in the war effort. The Female Relatives Badge was promulgated under Military Order 280 of 1917.

In excellent condition, maker marked Stokes & Sons, Melbourne and STG SIL for sterling silver. No damage to enamel and pin original and fully functional. Circa 3.6cm tall.

D21.4

Code: 58575Price: 40.00 GBP


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Australian - Queenslands Rifles White Metal Cap / Collar Badge - Gaunt

A rare white metal die cast badge with two original lugs to the reverse and embossed JR Gaunt & Son Ltd London to the reverse. Circa 3.6cm tall. In excellent condition.

D13.15

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Code: 58443Price:


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WW1 Australian Commonwealth Military Forces Rising Sun Cap Badge with Slider - British Manufacture

Lighter coloured bronzed king 's crown WWI cap badge with the less-common original slider fitting to the reverse (an indication of UK manufacture). The voided crown to the centre of a stylized rising sun above a tri-part scroll: "Australian Commonwealth Military Forces". Strong straight stiff badge with sharp detail and all rays present and correct (one slightly bent). Circa 6.2cm wide and 4.4cm tall.

C14.15

Code: 58357Price:


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R.A.A. Royal Australian Artillery Theatre / Workshop Made Matched Paid of Brass Shoulder Titles

A large pattern of Shoulder titles to the RAA with two original loops to the reverse of each. Some tarnishing to brass finish otherwise in good condition. Circa 5cm wide and 1.6cm tall. Unusual.

C29.8/.16

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Code: 58287Price:


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Australian Hunter River Lancers Silvered Cap Badge

Silver plated die struck badge, embossed with maker 's details Luke Melb on the reverse, two original silvered lugs (sideways on for wear on slouch hat). Dark toned. Circa 4.2cm tall. Great badge.

Coll.

Code: 58211Price: 45.00 GBP


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Royal Australian Navy ( RAN ) Officer's Large Gilt Button, pre 1952

RAN officer's gilt button in very good condition with fixed shank and maker marked Stokes & Sons, Melbourne. Circa 24mm in diameter.

Code: 58210Price: 8.00 GBP


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WW Mother of Pearl ( MOP ) WW1 Australian A.I.F Sweetheart from Bethlehem, Palestine

Superb piece of history same size as collar, hand carved in mother of pearl, obviously sold to Aussie soldiers passing through or visiting Bethlehem prior to being dispatched to battle fields around the world in excellent condition.

Code: 58209Price: 38.00 GBP


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WW1 Australian Commonwealth Military Forces Rising Sun Cap Badge with Slider - British Manufacture

Dark bronzed king's crown WW I cap badge with the less-common original slider fitting to the reverse (an indication of UK manufacture). The voided crown to the centre of a stylized rising sun above a tri-part scroll: "Australian Commonwealth Military Forces". Strong straight stiff badge with sharp detail and all rays present and correct. Circa 6.4cm wide and 4.5cm tall.

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Code: 58208Price:

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