Folding pen knife and police whistle combination, it may have lost its pea as no longer toots. Nickel plated brass, the plate a bit worn in places. Maker marked "The City Whistle, Patent London, PM Sultan & Co, No 46 Kling Street, Singapore". Blade is circa 5.2cm / 2 inches, a bit rusty, with edge wear, but still sharp. An ingenious combination but probably intended more as a tool than a weapon.
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A scarce original First World War period 'Special Constable police badge'; gilt blue and red enamels 'Leeds Special Constable 1914' titled strap surmounted by a King's crown; the solid centre bearing the arms of Leeds; the reverse impressed with early period maker's details 'Owen, Leeds'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright. An excellent example. Circa 37mm tall.
A good original First World War period '1914 Herts Special Constable Police lapel badge' bronzed Crowned title circlet with the Hart to solid centre, the reverse with unusual maker's details 'P.H.Manison B'Ham' and registered, design and patent number 'Reg 638232' or the year 1914. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole lapel fitting, excellent bronzed patina. Circa 42mm tall.
Cap badge has a maker's tablet to reverse, all items with original lugs. White metal. All in good condition with sharp detail.
Scarce embroidered example of the WW II formation sign worn by the joint B.R.C. & St. J organisation. Removed from uniform, circa 6.7cm tall and 6cm wide.
Large pattern helmet plate with two loops to the reverse. King's crown so pre 1952. Crest of Derby with motto scroll below "Industria Virtus Et Fortitudo" (Diligence, courage and strength). Circa 8.7cm tall. Some black / yellow paint to reverse otherwise in very good condition.
A large brass and enamel buttonhole badge, some wear but enamel intact and good condition. Maker marked J R Gaunt London. 3.5cm in diameter. Coll.
Some service wear but in generally good condition. Maker-marked Fattorini, Bradford. Coll
Brass and enamel, reverse maker marked JR Gaunt, Also reverse stamped 1914. I believe this is the year rather than the constable's service number. If it is, then it is an amazing co-incidence.
In good condition with only minor service wear but a flake of blue enamel missing at the top of the A in Nottingham. 32mm in diameter.
Small brass cap badge with original slider which is impressed with JR Gaunt London ( no full stop). Circa 3.7cm tall. Good detail and scarce.
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