WW1 HMS Hindustan Ships Crest Gun Tampion - Very Scarce
Wood framed Solid Brass Ship's Tampion believed to be from the the WW1 HMS Hindustan, an 18-gun twin propeller pre-dreadnought battleship of the King Edward VII class. She was launched in 1903, sold in 1921 and scrapped in 1923.
Frame has split but could be glued together again without too much trouble. Also some light scratches on frame which need minor attention . The ... read more
WW2 Merchant Marine ( MN ) Gilt and Enamel Lapel Badge Pin
Enamel in good condition but with a slight dulling to the gilt.
Marker marked to the reverse "Strattons, Made in England". Circa 2.1cm wide and 2.2cm tall. read more
WW2 Royal Marine Cap Badge - Unusual Flat Crown Variety
An unusual 'economy' pattern of the standard Royal Marine Cap badge, a die stamped version with a particularly flat crown. Two original lugs to reverse. In very good condition with good detail.
Scarce WW1 Royal Naval Division Artillery Sweetheart Brooch Pin Badge
Scarce sweetheart brooch, gilt brass and enamel. Pin fully functional, maker marked "O.L. ltd", In good condition with no damage to the enamel. Presumably this was the Royal Marine Artillery serving as the RND divisional artillery. 37mm tall. read more
Captain Fryatt's Enamel Memorial Medallion / Fob - Lest We Forget League
Circa 27mm in diameter, this medallion or fob is truly of stunning quality and a very emotive item, even to this day. It has some slight green verdigris to the gilt, enamel in in excellent undamaged condition. Slight edge bruise to reverse which does not transfer through to the front. Captain Fryatt's murder was one of the three best known German atrocities of World War I, the others... read more
WW2 - Pair of Mercantile Marine / Merchant Navy Cloth Embroidered Shoulder Titles
Pair, removed from uniform and they have quite a bit of service wear, especially the edges, but scarce.
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve RNVR Bullion Epaulette Device
Superb quality bullion wire RNVR officer's epaulette device as worn on the full dress gold bullion epaulette from 1903 onwards. A silver fouled anchor on a gold backing inside a blue oval bearing the title, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve,in gold wire,with an outer row of silver wire loops. Circa 6cm wide, Some wear to backing otherwise a stunning and scarce item with only minor signs o... read more
Scarce original WW1 photograph of Royal Naval Reserve Trawlers Petty Officer
Real photographic postcard of a Petty Officer wearing a stokers trade badge in the form of a three bladed propeller with the letters RNR T below, denoting Royal Naval Reserve Trawlers. Photographer: Gibson & Sons, Penzance & Scilly Isles. Postcard in good overall condition for age and postally unused.
Very Scarce WW1 RN Transport Petty Officer's Bullion Cap Badge
In good condition, bright colours and no wear to badding or bullion, but age to back and a very scarce item. 6.5cm tall and 3.5cm wide. read more