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Triumph Cycle Co advertising road maps by George W. Bacon

A scarce original circa pre 1922 period set of vividly coloured road maps issued by the 'Triumph Cycle Company Ltd Coventry' in eight sections (NUMBER 4 NOW ABSENT), each displaying the Triumph logo and proclaiming: 'WORLD FAMOUS MOTOR CYCLES, CARS & CYCLES, inscribed to the lower edge 'G.W.Bacon & Co Ltd London.' Good condition, colours remain bright, fold lines, minimal wear, contained in their original green leatherette case with early style open press stud fitting, in working order but stiff so requires careful handling, patina remain good, very minor stitching faults to inside of flap.
Size of each map approx 313 x 254mm.
List of contents:
Section 1. South-East England.
Section 2. South-West England.
Section 3. Devon & Cornwall.
Section 4. MISSING.
Section 5. The Midland.
Section 6. Wales & The Borders.
Section 7. Lancashire & Yorkshire.
Section 8. N. England & S. Scotland.

'G.W. Bacon & Co' printing and cartographic business was based in the Strand London in the late 19th century and early 20th century. He specialised in rail and road maps for cyclists and later for early motorists.
George Washington Bacon died in 1922.

Code: 59786

70.00 GBP


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BSA motorcycles bikers advertising badge

A scarce original pre 1972 'Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited, BSA motorcycles promotional badge'; chromium plated finely feathered wings bearing yellow enamel 'BSA' logo to centre, the reverse impressed with early maker's details 'MCA' (MCA (Aston) Ltd). Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Wingspan 45mm.

Code: 59243

25.00 GBP


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Rickman Metisse motorcycle badge circa 1970s

A good original circa 1970's 'Rickman Metisse motorcycle badge', chromium plated example bearing a "Union Jack Flag". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Size 33 x 18mm.

Code: 59227

10.00 GBP


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Triumph Daytona motorcycle advertising badge.


A good 21st century motorbike enthusiast 'Triumph Daytona' chromium plated badge, in the form of a miniature blue and white enamel motorcycle. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings.
Width 41mm.
Height 26mm.

Code: 58669

6.00 GBP


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Isle of Man Manx & T.T. Races motorcycle badge.


A scarce original vintage 'Isle of Man Manx & T.T. Races motorcycle badge'; small circular chromium plated example bearing the ancient symbol a "Triskele" to the centre on red enamel ground within black enamel title surround; the reverese with manufacturers triangle symbol "Motor Cycle Accessories". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Diameter 20mm.

Code: 58568

15.00 GBP


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Mallory Park 1979 Post-TT international motor cycle race badge.


A good original 'Mallory Park 1979 Post-TT International motorcycle race badge' chromium plated example inlaid with black enamel. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 19mm.

Code: 58567

10.00 GBP


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Stormgard waterproof motorcycle clothing c.1920s advertising badge.


A good original circa pre-1928 motorcycle waterproof clothing promotional badge'; gilded brass circular example depicting an inverted triangle with the letter "S" within blue enamel title surround inscribed "Ye Ancient Order of Neverwets" and surmounted by a motorcycle and rider resting on a "Stormgard" scroll; the reverse impressed with early manufacturers details "Fattorini & Sons Bradford" (a 1908–1928 pattern). Good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel with service wear with nick to left top scroll.
Height 29mm.

Stormgard was established shortly after the First World War. During the 1930s they would become one of the largest rainwear manufacturers greatly popular with the cyclist and the motorcycling community. In 1931 they began producing specialised clothing for the Air Ministry including flight suits.

Code: 58562

18.00 GBP


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Mallory Park 1977 Post-TT international motor cycle race badge.


A good original 'Mallory Park 1977 Post-TT International motorcycle race badge' chromium plated example inlaid with red enamel. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 19mm.

Code: 58534

10.00 GBP


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Norton British Motorcycle Company Union Jack badge.


A good original circa 1970's period 'Norton Motorcycle badge'; large chromium plated example displaying a union jack flag. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, minor service wear to enamel lower centre not affecting the appearance.
Diameter 36mm.

Code: 58474

8.00 GBP


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I.O.M.T.T. Motorcycle Racing 1979 Isle of Man badge.


A scarce original 1979 'Isle of Man Tourist Trophy Races badge'; gilded brass shield inlaid with red enamel and bearing the ancient symbol a "Triskele" to the centre, laurel sprigs decoration to the sides and scrolls "1979 I.O.M.T.T.". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 26mm.

Code: 58459

35.00 GBP


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I.O.M. TT Motorcycle Racing Isle of Man supporters club badge.


A good original circa 1977 period 'TT Isle of Man Supporters Club Badge'; yellow chromium plated example inlaid with green enamel bearing 'TT' logo and 'Isle of Man' ancient triskele symbol, with an additional 1978 bar, the reverse impressed "Made in England. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect, dark mark light reflection only.
Height 43mm.

Code: 58377

12.00 GBP


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Triumph Motorcycle Union Jack Flag bikers badge.


A good original circa 1970's period 'Triumph Motorcycle badge'; chromium plated wheel hub designed example with applied celluloid union jack printed insert disc to the centre, the reverse with embossed maker's details "Clubman". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, colour remains bright.
Diameter 26mm.

Code: 58375

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Suzuki Owners Club motorcycle enthusiast bikers badge.


A good original late 20th century old style 'Suzuki Owners Club membership badge'; large chromium plated oval example bearing the 'Suzuki logo' within title surround inlaid with light blue enamelling. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 32mm.

Code: 58374

15.00 GBP


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I.O.M. TT Motorcycle Racing Isle of Man tourist trophy races badge.


A scarce original circa 1970's period 'TT I.O.M. motorcycle racing badge'; chromium plated yellow enamel disc bearing crossed flags of the 'Isle of Man' with ancient symbol a "Triskele" and 'Chequered Flag' shown to the winner at the end of a race. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 23mm.

Code: 58373

25.00 GBP


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New Imperial Motors Birmingham pre-1939 motorcycle badge


A rare original pre-war Motorcycle badge'; gilded brass example in the form of the company's logo a stylized lion in profile on blue enamel tablet "New Imperial"; the reverse impressed with maker's details "W.O.Lewis (Badges) Ltd Birmingham". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect, minimal wear.
Length 40mm.
Height 16mm.

New Imperial was a British motorcycle manufacturer founded in Birmingham by Norman Downes, it became 'New Imperial Motors Ltd' in 1912 and ended production in 1939.

Code: 57766

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Rudge Night Riders motorcycle owl badge by Fattorini & Sons.


A good original vintage 'Rudge Night Riders lapel badge'; silver plated example in the form of a stylized owl head inlaid with blue enamel, bearing a red title scroll below; the reverse impressed with unusual maker's details "F & S.Ltd B.Ham" not quite conforming to the 1959 year pattern. Good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel chip above right eye, silver plating with wear.
Height 20mm.

Code: 57720

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Rudge Whitworth Bicycles & Motorcycles exhibition promotional badge

A rare circa 1930's 'Rudge-Whitworth Coventry Stand Official promotional badge' possibly from the 'Olympia Cycle Show London' at which they exhibited around that time; gilded brass example bearing the companies logo a red hand superimposed on a cycle wheel within title surround, with projecting red arms "Stand Official"; the reverse impressed with maker's details "W.O.Lewis (Badges) Ltd Birmingham". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, one or two minor stress marks to arms otherwise enamel perfect.
Height 20mm.
Width 48mm.

Code: 57678

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Vintage Motor Cycle Club original badge


A scarce original circa late 1940's 'Vintage Motor Cycle Club badge', rectangular brass example bearing the "VMCC" club's bell shaped logo in dark blue and light blue enamel, the reverse impressed with maker's details "Birmingham Medal & Badge Co Ltd". Excellent condition, retaining original pin fittings typical of the period, enamel perfect.
Width 26mm.
Height 20mm.

The 'Vintage Motor Cycle Club' was formed in 1946 by 'Charles Edmond Allen', his objective was to promote the use and preservation of 'Vintage' machines prior to December 1930.

Code: 56283

35.00 GBP


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AJS Motorcycles scramblers bikers lapel pin badge


A scarce circa 1960's 'AJS vintage lapel pin badge'; small rounded rectangle chromium plated example bearing the letters "AJS" on gold translucent enamel ground, the reverse impressed in relief "Phillips of Woodford Green" on 'JS' script pattern back. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Size 21 x 16mm.

Code: 55886

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Coventry Eagle Motorcycles badge circa 1930s


A good original pre-war 'Coventry-Eagle motorbike badge', a small brass example in the form of an eagle, bearing red enamel title across its chest, the reverse impressed with maker's details "Fattorini Ltd Bradford Works, Birmingham". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 16mm.
Width 26mm.

'Coventry-Eagle Motorcycles' Foleshill Road, Coventry, made British motorcyles from the early 20th century up until start of the Second World War in 1939.

Code: 55623

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