A simply stunning sweetheart pin, beautifully made and silver marked to Indian Army Engineers (nine flames), lower scroll in blue enamel. No damage to enamel and original and functional pin fittings. Circa 3.2 tall.
A very attractive enamel and sterling silver brooch mounted on silver pin bar 5.3cm wide. No damage to enamel and silver dark toned. Fully functional original pin. Reverse marked "TLM Sterling" TLM standing for Millers.
An attractive 3.8cm wide and 4cm tall, small chrome and enamel king's crown cap badge mounted on a Perspex heart. Each side of chain is circa 25.5cm in length. These items were made from the Perspex of crashed and damaged aircraft. In very good condition.
A small but very attractive item dated 6th May 1935 lapel badge struck to commemorate the silver jubilee of King George V. Enamel in excellent condition and pin fixings original and functional. Circa 2.6cm tall.
West Midlands / Birmingham interest.
A lovely delicate brooch with original and fully functional pin fittings, registered design no 554976 and maker marked WC&S in a shamrock shaped stamp to reverse. Mounted on a thick piece of green felt. Inset with semi-precious stones and finely engraved with ancient Irish designs. In very good condition. A fine item to wear on St Patrick's Day.
Current issue (from Jan 2009) In good condition.
Col DR Wood No 806 refers.
An attractive and scarce First World War 6th Territorial Battalion the King's (Liverpool) Regiment sweetheart brooch ,the reverse bearing good London silver hallmarks for 1917 (date letter B) and maker's details "C & A" (the latter a bit feint). Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings and excellent patina. Circa 27mm in diameter.
Birmingham hallmarks for 1900 (letter a) to the reverse and with sterling lion stamps to the fixing and loop. The regimental badge of St George slaying the dragon the Roman numeral V for the 5th Regiment of Foot (Northumberland Fusiliers) and the regimental motto Quo Fata Vocant on a scroll below. The words "Grip Fast" engraved on the garter circlet. In superb condition.
'Grip Fast' is the motto of the Scottish Leslie Clan / Family. See:
Worthy of further research.
An attractive sweetheart badge brass and enamel miniature cap badge with enamel scroll below, suspended from an attactive blue enamel ribbon and mounted on a shaped Bakelite background. In very good condition with no damamge to enamel. Pin original and fully functional
An extremely attractive and scarce sterling silver and enamel pin comrades badge to the Scottish Company of this WW1 home guard style unit. On reverse, maker marked JR Gaunt London and stamped "Sterling". Strong original and fully functional pin and fixing. No damage to enamel. The unit was in existence circa 1916-1919.
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