Seaforth Highlanders Enamel and Gilt Brass Sweetheart Brooch Pin Badge
A very attractive sweetheart badge to the Seaforth Highlanders ( formerly the 72nd and 78th Highlanders) in good condition with pin fittings to the reverse, however please note the 'pin' which has been used to replace the original barrel pin. Maker marked C F Hamiliton, Edinburgh. Usual small firing marks to white enamel, otherwise the enamel is in very good condition. Circa 3.6 cms tall... read more
Decorative Middle Eastern / Malta Gurkha Lapel Tie Pin
Gilt and silvered filigree brooch set with coloured seven coloured stones (non missing), with original slider in the shape of a Kukri knife and scabbard as carried by the Gurkha soldier. Circa 4.9cms tall including slide. In very good condition and unusual.
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7th City of London Battalion, the London Regiment Sweetheart Badge Pin Brooch
A small collar badge sized badge in gilt and silver plate with original pin fitting and no sign of lugs every having been fitted. Most possibly a sweetheart badge but also possibly for wear on a pagri or field service cap. Circa 3.2cms tall. Any information welcome.
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Royal Scots Greys Silver Hallmarked and Enamel Medallion / Pendent / Watch Fob
An intriguing piece with a super quality miniature Scots Greys Cap Badge in silver with enamels above a red enamel heart containing a hand reaching towards a kneeling figure atop of a cliff. Initially I thought this was masonic, but then concluded it was more about duty and love of country, so most likely a patriotic reference. Any information welcome. To the reverse are the maker's details... read more
Old Contemptibles WSC Miniature Bronze Lapel Badge
These pop up occasionally but are still a mystery. The date 1914 no longer present and replaced by the letters WSC. My favourite possible suggestion is that it stands for War Service Comrades. Any information weclome. Small at circa 2.3cms tall. Maker marked Birminham Medal Co. Slight touch of verdigris otherwise in good condition.
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Post WW1 Miniature 1914 Mons Star with Enamel Scrolls - The Old Contemptibles
Circa 2.1cms tall and screw-back fitting, J R Gaunt marked (no location), screw fitting with original retaining nut, some slight bending to this fitting but still fully functional. No damage to enamel and in good condition overall. Scarce.
Not come across this pattern before, Perhaps just private purchase rather than officially issued by the Old Comrades Association, as does no... read more
WW1 1914 Mons Star Old Contemptibles Association Bronze Lapel Badge
A bronze buttonhole lapel badge the Old Contemptibles Association formed in 1925. Stamped 3593B to reverse. Possibly lacquered and in very good condition.
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WW1 Irish Veterans Old Contemptibles Association Northern Ireland Enamel & Git Brass Lapel Badge
An original circa 1925 onwards 'Old Contemptibles Association badge Northern Ireland'. In gilded brass and enamel in the form of a cross, each arm inlaid with blue enamel, the centre in green and inscribed "August 4th - November 22nd 1914" The reverse with the maker's details "Thomas Fattorini Ltd Regent Street Birmingham". In very good condition, retaining its original buttonhole fitting, ... read more