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RMP scarce Royal Marine Police small white metal shoulder title - officers version

RMP scarce Royal Marine Police small white metal shoulder title - officers version

Royal Marine Police ( RMP ) small white metal shoulder title as worn by officers. Original flat hexagonal loops. Circa 3.3cm wide and 1cm tall. In very good condition. Westlake 1601 refers.

Formed in 1922; became part of the Admiralty Constabulary in 1949.

The larger version as worn by other ranks (Westlake 1600) is photographed here only for comparison purpo...  read more

Code: 56074

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WW2 official issue Mercantile Marine / Merchant Navy Mufti Silver Lapel Badge

WW2 official issue Mercantile Marine / Merchant Navy Mufti Silver Lapel Badge


An original Second War unmarked silver 'MN' lapel badge, made by Royal Mint and officially issued from January 1940 to all Merchant Navy officers and men as a form of identity and to act as a National Service badge. Good condition with sharp detail and retaining original buttonhole fitting. Circa 2.3cm tall.

A103.2  read more

Code: 56068

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Royal Navy RN Ratings Bi-metal Beret Badge

Royal Navy RN Ratings Bi-metal Beret Badge


In good condition with two original lugs to reverse. Worn from 1976 onwards.  read more

Code: 55899

6.00 GBP

Mercantile Marine Merchant Navy Ratings Full Dress Cap Badge

Mercantile Marine Merchant Navy Ratings Full Dress Cap Badge


Gilt crown and white metal anchor on red padded felt on black cloth background. Slight wear to gilt on bottom right of crown otherwise in very good condition. Circa 6cm tall.
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Code: 55891

30.00 GBP

RMP Royal Marine Police large white metal shoulder title

RMP Royal Marine Police large white metal shoulder title

White metal with two original flat hexagonal lugs to the reverse. Circa 4.2cm wide and 1.9cm tall. Minor surface scratches from wear. Scarce.

Formed in 1923 by civilians employed as police officers to guard Royal Marine Barracks and other establishments; they became part of the Admiralty Constabulary in 1949. This title was also worn by members of the Royal Marine Police Sp...  read more

Code: 55883

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Royal Marines ( RM ) Lovat two part matching Bronze Officers / Senior NCO Cap Badge

Royal Marines ( RM ) Lovat two part matching Bronze Officers / Senior NCO Cap Badge


Globe and Laurel wreath. Separate Queen's crown and lion above. With original long lugs and cotter pins, some minor twisting to the lugs. As worn by officers and senior NCOs. Some slight wear to highpoints otherwise in very good condition.  read more

Code: 55880

18.00 GBP

 Royal Marine Artillery ( RMA ) Other Ranks large brass helmet plate, circa 1878-1905

Royal Marine Artillery ( RMA ) Other Ranks large brass helmet plate, circa 1878-1905


A good die-stamped brass large flaming grenade the ball bearing laurel wreath surmounted by a scroll inscribed “ Gibraltar ”; within the wreath a strap inscribed “ Per mare per terram ”; globe in relief to centre. Fouled anchor to base of wreath. Two loops, but please note bottom loop has been professionally replaced. Strengthening strip to neck of grenade as is typical of this badge. W...  read more

Code: 55879

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Players Navy Cut Cigarette 10 Pack, Empty, Famous Face

Players Navy Cut Cigarette 10 Pack, Empty, Famous Face


"The Man who sold his face" - There are various stories as to who the sailor depicted was. Most favour a sailor called Thomas Huntley Wood, whose picture had appeared in the Illustrated London News in 1898, “whence it was borrowed for advertising purposes. A friend of Wood’s wrote to the firm suggesting payment of a fee of £15; Wood reduced this to a sum of two guineas ‘and a bit of bac...  read more

Code: 55844

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Rare RNVR / AAC WW1 Cloth Shoulder Title, 1914 - 1916 only

Rare RNVR / AAC WW1 Cloth Shoulder Title, 1914 - 1916 only

Red embroidered on navy felt. the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Anti-Aircraft Corps was part of the RNVR until 1916 when it came under the wing of the Royal Naval Air Service RNAS as the air threat to the United Kingdom increased. Removed from uniform. Very good condition. Will post to a European address only.

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Code: 55743

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Pair of Silver plate and gilt Royal Marine Officers Full Dress Collar Badges - Firmin

Pair of Silver plate and gilt Royal Marine Officers Full Dress Collar Badges - Firmin


A matched pair of officer's full dress collar badges,two part construction, with even service wear to both. Two original lugs to the reverse of each and backstamped Firmin London. Polishing as one would expect to the detail on the globes.

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Code: 55119

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