An attractive gilt and enamel buttonhole badge, enamel intact, but some minor surface wear (the flash to the right edge obscures the enamel but it is in very good condition). Maker marked Thomas Fattorini Birmingham. Registered design number 638232 (for 1914) on reverse and it is also stamped "5809". 2.7cm 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.
Chrome and enamel in excellent condition, but only one of two loops to reverse now remaining. Circa 4.9cm tall.
Wallasey Borough Police were in existence from 1913 until 1967. This is the pattern worn pre 1952.
In very good condition with two original loops to the reverse. Circa 4.7cm tall.
Wallasey Borough Police were in existence from 1913 until 1967. This is one of the early patterns worn. Prior to 1913, when Wallasey Borough Police came into being, Wallasey was policed by the Cheshire Constabulary.
At the beginning the Force consisted of about 90 officers drawn from forces throughout the UK, including Liverpool.
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 white metal die struck special constable cap badge with original slider. The seven ears of wheat clasped in a hand is not a bunch of flowers! This is part of the arms of Luton and derived from the arms of John Whethamsteade, Abbott of St. Albans who in the 15th century rebuilt the chancel of St. Mary’s Church in Luton, where his arms, three bunches of ears of wheat may still be seen. Circa 5.8cm tall. In very good condition. Pre 1952.
A facing pair of large die struck white metal collar badges with two original loops (n-s) to the reverse of each. To the front matching, some variation to the lugs and reverse. Tall at circa 4.2cm in height. In very good condition.
Forerunner of the MoD Plod as we lovingly called them, a scarce King Edward VIII issue die cast white metal cap badge with original slider. Quickly withdrawn.
K&K Vol 2 No 2178 but with the EDVIII cypher to centre.
Circa 4.4cm wide and 0.9cm tall, with two original lugs to the reverse. In good condition. See item 59461 for a similar item to the Durham red cross.
Known as the "Chocolate Drop" medal, issued to Special Constables serving at outbreak of war in 1914. Reverse of top bar with original pin bears makers mark of G.R. Gaunt of London. The reverse is blank. Very good condition.
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