HM Coast Guard Brass Cap Badge, Kings Crown - Gaunt Tablet
Voided example with two original loops, strengthening wire to reverse and maker's tablet behind the King's Crown, JR Gaunt London. 1930s - 1953.
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WW2 Royal Naval Patrol Service Minesweeping Anti Submarine Badge
A scarce original Wartime official 1940-42 first issue pin fitting small unmarked silver uniform sleeve badge, the obverse impressed with the artist's initials 'KG' (George Kruger Gray), the reverse with registration number in relief 'Rd.837751'. A shark and two sea-mines on an anti-submarine net above the titles, " M S - A S " within a roped border surmounted by a Naval Crown. Very good cond... read more
WW2 Quarter Gunners Arm badge with separate DEMS Merchant Marine
This configuration worn by DEMS (Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships) by Merchant Marine and Army Personnel allocated to such ships. the Quarter Gunners cloth, removed from uniform is in worn condition. The DEMS title is in better condition.
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Royal Navy RN RNVR Quarter Gunners Rating Bullion Cloth Arm Badge
Removed from uniform. Bullion dulled and the black felt has some moth holes around the star. Still a fairly scarce badge.
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Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) Woven White on Dark Blue Cloth Felt Shoulder Title
Removed from uniform, some minor stains to white lettering otherwise in good condition.
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British RNXS (Royal Naval Auxiliary Service) cloth shoulder insignia, 1960s
Royal Navy Naval Auxiliary Service (RNXS) cloth insignia, worn 1963 - 1994. It has the recipients service number neatly stitched in yellow thread to the top right corner '39505'. In very good condition.
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Royal Naval (RN) Royal Marines School of Music Royal Marines (RM) Corps Bandsmans Gilding Metal Cap Badge
Royal Naval / Royal Marines School of Music Bandsman's brass cap badge circa 1921-36 and also worn by RM bands without specific cap badges.
A die-stamped Globe and Laurels with lyre on top and two original loops to the reverse. In good condition with sharp detail. Touch of verdigris to the reverse.
K&K Vol 2 No 2110 refers
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Stunning Royal Marines ( RM ) Officers QEII Issue Helmet Plate Silver Plate, Enamel and Gilt
A stunning heavy quality helmet plate in mint condition with all three original loops to the reverse. An eight pointed star, the top most point displaced by a St Edward's Crown ( QEII pattern) with laurel wreath and scroll inscribed ""Gibraltar"" applied to the top and fouled anchor to the junction below. Within the wreath, a pierced strap inscribed ""Per Mare Per Terram"" on blue enamel ground... read more
Volunteer Aid Detachments working in Royal Naval Hospitals Embroidered Red on Black Cloth Arm Badge
A scarce cloth embroidered in red RNH with a red anchor on a black background, as worn by VAD detachments serving in Royal Naval Hospitals. A circular badge, circa 5.8cm in diameter. This pattern was worn in WW1 and WW2 only. Looking at the construction this I would say it was of WW2 vintage. In very good condition and scarce.
See "Rank & Rate" E.C. Coleman, p89
WW1 RMLI ( Royal Marine Light Infantry ) Brass Shoulder Title
A brass shoulder title with 2 original hexagonal fixing loops (some twisting from service wear) to the reverse. Worn until 1923.
Westlake No 1597 refers.
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