Mercantile Marine Merchant Navy Officers Gold Bullion Cap Badge
Merchant Navy Officer's Padded Gold Bullion Cap Badge. A good bullion example with brass metal crown and red felt backing cloth in good clean condition.
WW1 / WW2 Royal Navy Leading Hand Rating Arm Badge, Kings Crown
Leading Hand Sleeve badge in Bullion as worn on No 1 dress. Removed from uniform. Bullion tarnished otherwise in very good condition. Leading Hand is a rate that sits between Able Seaman and Petty Officer. Worn from 1853. This looks like a WW1 issue.
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WW2 Royal Navy Petty Officers Rating Arm Badge, Kings Crown
King's crown woven with red silks example of a Petty Officers sleeve badge. Depicts crossed fouled anchors surmounted by the crown in red on a black rectangular backing. As worn on No 2 uniform. 1901 - 1953. This looks like a WW2 example.
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WW2 Royal Navy Petty Officers Cloth Cap Badge, Kings Crown
Removed from cap. A flat embroidered red threads on black wool background. Hessian backed with strengthening bar. Colour bright and in very good condition.
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WW1 / WW2 Royal Navy Chief Petty Officers Bullion Cap Badge, Kings Crown
Removed from cap. Padded and with embroidered silks of red, green and blue jewel highlights and a maroon velvet backing to crown. Embroidered bullion fouled anchor (unusual as normally metal) to centre on black velvet. Waxed hessian backing (minor wear) with strengthening bar. Some tarnish to bullion otherwise in very good condition.
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Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Officers Full Dress Fire Gilt Waist Belt Clasp (WBC), 1902 - 1953
A lovely item, with all fittings present. Fire gilt bright with only very minor wear to highpoints. Most probably pre 1939. RNV to centre.
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Royal Marines ( RM ) Officer's Lovat two part matching Blackened Bronze King's Crown Cap Badge - Both parts with Blades
Die struck Globe and Laurel wreath with separate but matching King's crown and lion above. With original blades to both parts which have been neatly curved on both to make lugs. Blackened finish. Scarce.
See also 58965 for the QEII issue.
Rare WW1 Merchant Navy 1st Pattern Red Embroidered Torpedo Badge
A rare WW1 Torpedo badge. This badge had to be applied for and was authorised on 6th June 1918 for wear by Merchant Navy personnel sunk by enemy action. Circa 7.2cm wide and 1.8cm tall. In very good condition.
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The Royal Marines Officer's Lovat Full Dress Two Part Bi-Metal Badge - QEII issue
In excellent condition, gilt with silver plated globe and maker marked LB&B (London Badge & Button Company) to the reverse of laurel wreath. Separate pin fixed crown with original safety cap attachment. In mint condition.
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Royal Marines ( RM) Other Ranks Brass Waist Belt Clasp ( WBC), QEII issue
Matched and fits together well, some polishing to detail on highpoints of badge in centre, only to be expected from a smart marine.
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