WW2 HM Destroyer Royal Navy Ratings Cap Tally
An original embroidered gold thread on black silk ribbon, with swallow tail ends and circa 35 inches ( 68cm ) in length. These "anonymous" cap tallies were intended to ensure that the enemy could not work out which warship was where.
The tiny white spot in the photo is not a mark on the tally, it was a spec of thread which brushed off. read more
Early Victorian Mercantile Marine Masters Certificate in its origional Matched Leather Case dated 1857
An original numbered vellum certificate issued to William Pearce born in Milor in Cornwall in 1814, but dated 1857, issued by the Board of Trade and stating he had 23 years in the Mercantile Marine including achieving the rank of Master.
It is in its original leather case which is attractively embossed with the figure if Britannia under a large Victorian crown and the garter bear... read more
British & Foreign Sailors Society (BFSS) copper medal from Nelsons ship with original presentation case
A piece of English artefact circa 1905 struck to Commemorative the Centenary of the Battle of Trafalgar fought by the Royal Navy in their final victory against the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies in 1805 and sold on behalf of the 'British & Foreign Sailors Society' with obverse depicting an embossed representation of the ship 'HMS Foudroyant' in full sail., the reverse inscribe... read more
Early SCC Sea Cadet Corps Embroidered Red on Dark Blue Cloth Shoulder Title
An early title of tombstone style with a WW1 method of manufacture. Most sea cadet corps titles I have seen appear in full rather than abbreviated. Removed from uniform, in reasonable condition.
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Pair of Large Pattern Royal Marine ( RM ) Marines Brass Shoulder Titles
Matched pair, some service wear and both with hexagonal square lugs. Circa 1.8cm tall and 2.2cm wide. read more
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
Royal Marine Artillery (RMA) Gilt NCO's Grenade Cap Badge, pre 1922
Die-struck cap badge with two original lugs to the reverse. Gilt bright and this finish suggests a NCO's issue. Circa 4cms tall. In very good condition.
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Royal Naval (RN) Royal Marines School of Music Royal Marines (RM) Corps Bandsman's 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 (some twisting to these). In good condition with sharp detail.
K&K Vol 2 No 2110 refers
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Royal Marines Helmet Plate, King's Crown
A good stiff brass helmet plate to the Royal Marines with two original loops to the reverse (east - west). Slight polishing to the continents on the globe otherwise in very good condition. Circa 8.5cm tall.
K&K Vol. 1 No 1100 refers.
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Royal Marines Colour Sergeants Embroidered Bullion Wire Arm Badge, QEII issue
Gold bullion wire embroidered queen's crown Colour Sergeant's sleeve badge. The globe backed by crossed by coloured threads Union Flags above a fouled anchor within a wreath of laurel surmounted by a red velvet inset crown all on a shaped black backing. Removed from uniform. A slight tear in the black material to the left side otherwise in good condition.
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