WW1 Royal Naval Division (RND) Hawke Battalion Brass Shoulder Title
Original brass shoulder title with two original hexagonal fixings to the reverse.
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Royal Marines AA Anodised Mess Dress Collar Badge on Black Metal Backing Plate
An unusual collar badge, anodised aluminum riveted to a blackened metal backing plate with with two metal lugs and stamped T. The collar is sandwiched between black felt material and the backing plate. Circa 26mm in diameter. Presumably Mess Dress.
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RMR Royal Marine Reserve AA Staybrite Anodised Aluminium Shoulder Title
In very good condition.
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RMLICMB - RMLI Cadet Marching Band Brass Shoulder Title
A small cast brass title with two original small loops to the reverse. By the looks of it manufactured overseas for this youth band. Scarce.
The RMLI Cadet Marching band was called 'RMLI' and not Royal Marines Light Infantry. It started in the 1960s and was based in Gosport - some 40 years after the RMLI ceased to exist and Marines had left the town in 1923. It was very popu... read more
Large In Memoriam Composite Photograph for HMS Hermione, sunk in action by Axis Dive Bombers in the Mediterranean 14th June 1942
A Large In Memoriam Composite Photograph for HMS Hermione, sunk in action in the Mediterranean 16th June 1942, torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U. 205.
29.5cm by 18cm (11.5 inches by 7.1 inches) original memorial image printed on contemporary photographic paper by J. Abrahams of Plymouth. It includes the roll of officers and men who were killed, died from wounds, or we... read more
RMR Royal Marine Reserve Blackened Brass Shoulder Title
In good condition with two original loops to the reverse. Some wear to black painted finish.
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Early Sea Cadet Corps (SCC) Bullion and Metal Cap Badge
An early item, padded with white metal anchor to the cenre of the design. A single moth hole to black felt backing at about 9 o'clock (could be easily patched) otherwise in very good condition. Scarce.
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George 5th Royal Marine Artillery ( RMA ) Band Stunning Silver Plated and Fire Gilt Cap Badge, 1912 - 1923
A simply stunning and scarce silver-plated and gilt cap badge for the Royal Marine Artillery Band with two original lug fastenings (east and west). Reverse embossed F&S (Firmin & Sons, bottom left of reverse of laurel wreath). With George V cypher mounted on the ball. Worn 1912 to 1923.
K&K Vol 1 No 1113 refers.
WW1 RNAS Officers Lanchester Armoured Car Bronze Collar Badge, right facing
According to May in the chapter on the "The Flying Services -The R.N.A.S." pp239/240:
"Officers' collar badges of the Talbot armoured car are known, as are slightly larger variants, in bronze and gilt of the Lanchester armoured car".
This is a gilding metal with an applied bronze finish, with two original loops to the reverse and depicts the Lanchester Armoured ... read more