Pip, Squeak n' Wilfred Miniature Medal Bar with Buttonhole Fixing
A contemporary item for the miniature medal collector or WW1 memorabilia collector, comprising WW1 trio miniature ribbons (silk) on the original shop card (in poor to average condition with some folds and bends), with buttonhole fixing for wear on the lapel. "Made in England"
Padraig H. Pearse 1916 Irish Commemorative Silvered Medal
Obverse: "PADRAIG H PEARSE 1879-1916"
Reverse: " IRELAND UNFREE SHALL NEVER BE AT PEACE FROM AN ORATION BY PADRAIG MACPIARAIS POET AUTHOR AND PATRIOT COMMANDER IN CHIEF IN CHIEF OF REPUBLICAN ARMY EASTER 1916"
Believed to have been issued in 1966 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Dublin Easter Rising. Circa 3.2cm in diameter suspended from a green... read more
WW1 Mercantile Marine Medal Pair to John Greenwood Thompson plus Torpedoed Sleeve Badge
Pair of WW1 medals to John G. (Greenwood) Thompson, comprising:
a) British War Medal, 1914 - 1918
b) Mercantile Marine War Medal, 1914 - 1918.
Together with a gold bullion torpedo badge indicating that a member of the merchant marine had been torpedoed but apparently undeterred had returned to service at sea.
It also includes an original let... read more
WW1 British War Medal ( BWM ) Scarce Bronze issue to Egyptian Labour Corps ( ELC )
Medal in NEF condition. Correctly impressed "134. E.L.C." No name just a number and unit in the case of Egyptian recipients. 110,000 only issued in bronze compared to 6.5 million silver medals. Scarce, but also scarce in this condition.
WW1 medals to Aloysius Kay, Mercantile Marine / British War Medal Pair
Full size original medal pair ( British War Medal a Mercantile Marine Medal) correctly named in upright capitals to Aloysius Kay. Both GVF+.
Listed in the WW1 Mercantile Marine Medal card index (card number 0323), where his details are given as follows:
Place of Birth: Hartlepool
Year of Birth: 1892
Medals sent to: 25b Cleveland Road, Ha... read more
Scarce WW2 Loyal Service White Metal Buttonhole Wound Badge - Female issue
King George VI Badge For War Service with pin fixing as awarded to female military personnel who had been invalided out of the services during WW2. In good condition with sharp detail. 2.6cm in diameter. Scarce.
See item 52971 for the usual male pattern issue.
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BWM and VM Pair to Lieutenant Harold Northcote Sumner, Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve ( RNVR )
British War Medal, 1914 - 1918 (Lieut. H.N. Sumner. R.N.V.R.).
Allied Victory Medal, 1914 - 1919 (Lieut. H.N. Sumner. R.N.V.R.).
officer’s style victory medal - high gilt with chocolaty bronze showing through in places. Mounted as worn.
Medals confirmed in ADM 171/91 p.253 (PRO). Sub-Lieut.(tempy.), RNVR, 29 December, 1915. Lieut. RNVR (tempy.) 29 Decemb... read more
WW1 Mercantile Marine Casualty Pair - Shillcock, S.S. Wayfarer
Pair to William Shillcock (S.S. Wayfarer):
a) British War Medal, 1914 - 1918
b) Mercantile Marine War Medal, 1914 - 1918
Correctly impressed William Shillcock. Medals in NEF condition.
SHILLCOCK, William, Fireman, S.S. Wayfarer: Listed in the CWGC records for the Mercantile Marine (Part VII) as having drowned as a result of an attack by an enemy ... read more
WW1 Allied Victory Medal to Tank Corps - Coombs
Correctly impressed to 311925 Pte. L. Coombs. Tank Corps.
Medal in GVF condition. Missing ribbon. Please note the medal is not black! I had to adjust the exposure to show the rim and naming.
Leonard Coombs was also entitled to the BWM.
WW1 Allied Victory Medal to Alladin! - Do not rub too hard!
One of my favourite finds from many years back, this medal is correctly impressed " 860 Alla Din, Tel. Dept". In GVF condition with original period ribbon.
The Indian Telegraph Department
In January 1890 the Indian Telegraph Department assumed responsibility for military telegraphy in India, and it was decided that in future expeditions the Department s... read more