WW1 West Bromwich (South Staffordshire) Volunteer Rifle Corps (VRC / VTC) White Metal Cap Badge
A die struck white metal cap badge with original slider. The design is the Stafford Knot with a King 's crown above (worn by the Staffordshire Yeomanry in gilding metal). In very good condition with sharp detail. Circa 1914 - 1915.
Westlake confirms they wore grey-green uniforms with bronze general service buttons with no shoulder titles or collar badges. The grey-green c... read more
WW1 Home Front - Suffolk VTC Cap Badge 1915
WW1 Suffolk Volunteer Training Corps king's crown cap badge with two original loops and maker's table for JR Gaunt London to the reverse. The letters " VTC " and the date " 1915 " backed by a pair of crossed rifles to the centre of a crowned wreath of laurel and the " Suffolk " title scroll.
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WW1 Original 1914 Warwickshire Pals Birmingham Battalion Vounteers Enamel Lapel Badge
With horseshoe fitting removed. Enamel in very good condition with no damage. Maker marked to reverse W J Dingley, B'Ham ( Birmingham ). Circa 25mm in diameter.
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WW1 Training Reserve Enamel & Gilt Mufti Lapel Pin Badge
In good condition with no damage to the enamel (the white spots are from my camera flash). Pin fitting original and fully functional.
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WW1 Navy & Army Canteen Board (NACB) Kings Crown Cap Badge
A large die struck blackened brass cap badge (almost looks bronzed from the front) with two original flat loops to the reverse.5.2cm wide and 4.8cm tall. In very good condition with sharp detail. Artistically this is a very attractive item.
The Navy and Army Canteen Board (NACB), along with the Expeditionary Force Canteens, was a precursor to the NAAFI (Navy, Army and Air Force I... read more
WW1 Australian Imperial Force AIF Returned from Active Service badge
A good original First World War 1914 -1919 period 'Australian Military Forces Returned from Active Service badge'; brass circlet surmounted by a Crown, the centre displaying a rising sun, central crown over tri-part scroll 'Australian Military Forces' and 'A.I.F' below on seeded ground; the reverse impressed with indistinct unusual maker's details 'ASTRAL ENGV / Co PERTH' and official late issu... read more
WW2 Home Front - Royal Ordnance Factories Fire Brigade Chromed White Metal Cap Badge
A chromed white metal example, underlying brass showing through on high points from service wear and some of the chrome missing on reverse of original slider, shaped to cap, otherwise in very good condition and rare.
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WW1 1918 Zeebrugge Raid Enamel Numbered Association Buttonhole Lapel Badge
A gilt and enamel lapel badge with original horseshoe fitting which is stamped with the number '737'. The association was formed around the survivors of the
Zeebrugge Raid. The badge is in very good condition with no damage to the enamel. Some minor staining and scratching to the reverse. It is circa 2.8cms across.
The Zeebrugge Raid on St George's Day, 23 April 1918,... read more
WW1 Tribute Medal Scotswood Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Scotswood Newcastle Northumberland WW1 Tribute Medal named to E. Edgar Royal Garrison Artillery ( RGA ). 100 such medals were presented in June 1919.
It depicts the old Scotswood Chain Bridge with a dove and sun burst above, which is Christian religious iconography representing the Pentecost (the Holy Spirit of Jesus, love and peace) and a laurel spray below.
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