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WW2 Royal Observer Corps qualification lapel badge

WW2 Royal Observer Corps qualification lapel badge

A scarce original post 1941 unusual SMALL silver plated badge with pale blue enamel circlet 'Forewarned is Forearmed' and 'Royal Observer Corps', surmounted by a King's Crown, the centre depicting an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'B'HAM MEDAL & BADGE Co LTD ALBION ST. BIRMINGHAM'. Good condition, complete wi... read more

Code: 64222

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WW2 Observer Corps qualification lapel and cap badge pre 1941

WW2 Observer Corps qualification lapel and cap badge pre 1941

A scarce original wartime pre 1941 silver plated badge with pale blue enamel circlet inscribed 'Forewarned is Forearmed Observer Corps', the centre depicting an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon, the reverse impressed with unusual maker's details 'PHILLIPS ALDERSHOT'. Very good condition, complete original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, mino... read more

Code: 64221

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Observer Corps qualification lapel and cap badge circa pre 1941

Observer Corps qualification lapel and cap badge circa pre 1941

A scarce original wartime pre 1941 silver plated badge with pale blue enamel circlet inscribed 'Forewarned is Forearmed Observer Corps', the centre depicting an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon, the reverse impressed with maker's details 'J.R.Gaunt London. Very good condition, complete original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect.
Diameter approx 2... read more

Code: 63940

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EIIR Royal Observer Corps ROC pin badge

EIIR Royal Observer Corps ROC pin badge

A good original early post 1953 cold war period small silver plated badge, with pale blue enamel title circlet 'Forewarned is Forearmed' 'Royal Observer Corps', surmounted by a Queen's Crown, the centre depicting an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 28mm. read more

Code: 62236

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EIIR Royal Observer Corps ROC lapel badge

EIIR Royal Observer Corps ROC lapel badge

A good original early post 1953 cold war period silver plated home front badge, with pale blue enamel title circlet 'Forewarned is Forearmed Royal Observer Corps', surmounted by a Queen's Crown, the centre depicting an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel.
Height ... read more

Code: 62059

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Royal Observer Corps officer's gilt ROC beret badge

Royal Observer Corps officer's gilt ROC beret badge

A good original early post 1953 issue 'Royal Observer Corps officer's beret badge', die cast rich gilt example bearing laurel sprays surmounted by a Queen's Crown with 'Forewarned is Forearmed' scroll below, the voided centre depicting an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon. Excellent condition, complete with original two loop fittings, gilt remains bright.... read more

Code: 60528

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Royal Observer Corps cold war period lapel and cap badge

Royal Observer Corps cold war period lapel and cap badge

A scarce early post 1953 large silver plate badge with pale blue enamel circlet 'Forewarned is Forearmed' and 'Royal Observer Corps', surmounted by a Queen's Crown, the centre depicting an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon. Excellent condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect.
Height 42mm. read more

Code: 59945

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Observer Corps white metal cap badge

Observer Corps white metal cap badge

A scarce original pre 1941 die-stamped figure of an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon resting in a curved scroll inscribed 'Observer Corps'; the reverse retaining original three blade fittings. Very good condition.
Height 38mm.

The 'Observer Corps' was awarded the title 'Royal' by His Majesty King George VI in April 1941, in recognit... read more

Code: 59751

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Observer Corps Pre-1941 qualification cap and lapel badge.

Observer Corps Pre-1941 qualification cap and lapel badge.


A scarce original pre-1941 frosted silver plated badge with plain circlet bearing the motto "Forewarned is Forearmed" and "Observer Corps" title, the centre depicts an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon; the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London". Very good condition, this example retaining its original pin fittings, minor wear.
Dia... read more

Code: 58578

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Royal Observer Corps Pre-1953 miniature ROC lapel badge.

Royal Observer Corps Pre-1953 miniature ROC lapel badge.


A scarce originl pre-1953 unusual miniature size chromium plated lapel badge; pale blue enamel circlet bearing the motto "Forewarned is Forearmed" and "Royal Observer Corps" title, surmounted by a King's Crown, the centre depicts an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon. Very good condition, retaining original triangular buttonhole fitting with bobble... read more

Code: 58387

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WW2 Observer Corps Pre-1941 silver tie pin badge

WW2 Observer Corps Pre-1941 silver tie pin badge

A scarce pre-1941 circular example, the centre depicting an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon, with title circlet "Forewarned is Forearmed" and "Observer Corps" inlaid with pale blue enamel and mounted on a slender bar, the reverse impressed "Silver". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Diameter 17mm.
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Code: 58000

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Royal Observer Corps Post-1941 ROC title badge

Royal Observer Corps Post-1941 ROC title badge


A scarce post-1941 'Royal Observer Corps officer's gilded brass ROC collar / greatcoat shoulder strap title badge'. Very good condition, retaining original loop fittings to reverse, gilt finish remains bright.
Width approx 30mm.
Height approx 12mm. read more

Code: 56799

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WW2 National Association of Spotters Clubs NASC aircraft badge

WW2 National Association of Spotters Clubs NASC aircraft badge


A scarce original Second World War period 'N.A.S.C aircraft spotters badge'; brass circular example inlaid with blue enamel, depicting in high relief a fighter aircraft in flight above a silhouette of city rooftops, the reverse with maker's details "Roden London" Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, an excellent example.
Height 28mm.

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Code: 56156

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