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
WW1 Royal Naval Motor Boat Reserve RNMBR Full Dress Cap Badge
Not sure which is harder to find, one of these cap badges or hen's teeth. In great original condition, some signs of wear. Circa 6.5cm tall and 4cm wide at crown. Some minor wear to red felt on left of crown, but otherwise in very good condition for age. This particular version does not have any coloured jewels mounted on rim of crown.
Formed in 1914, Officers were ... read more
WW1 Rare Mercantile Marine Torpedoed Arm Badge
A very rare embroidered gold bullion on black felt, with original manufacturer's label still attached to the reverse! This reads: "Stephen Simpson, Gold and Silver lace manufacturer and embroiderer, Avenham Road Works, Preston". 7.5cm x 2.5cm.
When Jellicoe inspected the merchant seaman gunnery training college at Cyrstal Palace, he went down the ranks of one class aski... read more