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Womens Institute WI Produce Guild home front badge c.1939

Womens Institute WI Produce Guild home front badge c.1939

A scarce original wartime period 'WI Produce Guild pin badge', silver plated title bar inlaind with turquoise blue/green enamelling. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no stress marks or damage to the enamel.
Width 52mm.

The Women's Institute Produce Guild was formed in 1939 with funding from the Government to encourage more home grown food, to prese... read more

Code: 64351

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Fruit Preservation Produce Guild home front WI tin button badge

Fruit Preservation Produce Guild home front WI tin button badge

A scarce original wartime period 'Fruit Preservation celluloid tin button badge', the centre displaying a jam boiling pan and ladle. Very good condition, complete with original pin fitting, colours remain bright.
Diameter 23mm.
Fruit preservation within the Women's Institute's across the country was encouraged during the period of food rationing in the Second World War so that eve... read more

Code: 64038

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West Suffolk Womens Institutes WI badge with bars 1927 to 1938

West Suffolk Womens Institutes WI badge with bars 1927 to 1938

A rare original circa 1927 period 'West Suffolk Womens Institutes WI badge' in the form of gilt and enamel shield, bearing the arms of 'Bury St. Edmunds' viz three Crowns with crossed Arrows surmounted by a fretted Wolf holding a King's Head used between 1609 and 1974 and re-adopt on 1st April 2019; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Fattorini & Sons Bradford' (an address format used c... read more

Code: 64006

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Northumberland Federation Women's Institute WI badge

Northumberland Federation Women's Institute WI badge

A good original vintage period 'Northumberland WI badge'; gilt white enamel oval title, the centre bearing a quartered enamel shield on seeded ground. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 21mm.
Width 39mm. read more

Code: 63828

15.00 GBP

Humberside Federation Of Women's Institutes WI badge

Humberside Federation Of Women's Institutes WI badge

A good original circa 1960's period 'Humberside Federation Of Women's Institutes WI large gilt and enamel badge' featuring the Humber Bridge and a wader bird; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'W.O.Lewis (Badges) Ltd B'Ham' Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright.
Diameter 31mm. read more

Code: 63600

20.00 GBP

East Sussex Federation Of Women's Institutes WI badge c1960's

East Sussex Federation Of Women's Institutes WI badge c1960's

A good original circa 1960's period 'East Sussex Federation Of Women's Institutes WI badge'; large gilt shield inlaid with red enamel bearing six Martlets, a mythical bird from the East Sussex County Coat of Arms below a Saxon Crown; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Fattorini & Sons 36 Barr St B'Ham' (a format used between 1962 and 1967). Very good condition, complete with original p... read more

Code: 63368

15.00 GBP

Shropshire Women's Institute WI badge by Vaughtons Ltd

Shropshire Women's Institute WI badge by Vaughtons Ltd

A good original circa 1940's vintage period 'Shropshire Women's Institute WI badge'; gilt brass example in the form of a shield, the centre bearing 'the loggerheads' in blue and white enamel from the 'Coat of Arms'; the reverse impressed with early maker's details 'Vaughtons Ltd B'Ham'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 26mm. read more

Code: 62980

15.00 GBP

National Federation of Women's Institutes Denman College WI pin badge

National Federation of Women's Institutes Denman College WI pin badge

A good original late 20th century 'N.F.W.I. Denman College pin badge'; oval gilt example inlaid with white enamel, displaying a pair of stylized facing swans; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'W.O.Lewis Badges) Ltd B'Ham 19'. Very good clean condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 22mm.
Width 31mm. read more

Code: 62940

20.00 GBP

Women's Institutes WI For Home and Country WALES badge

Women's Institutes WI For Home and Country WALES badge

A scarce original circa 1930's 'National Federation of the Women's Institutes badge', gilded brass oval, the fretted centre bearing a 'Welsh Red Dragon', flanked by a red enamel rose and Canadian maple leaf, with Welsh inscription 'FY NGWLAD A'M CARTREF' with English translation (For Home and Country) inlaid in green enamel; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'W.O.Lewis (Badges) Ltd B'H... read more

Code: 62837

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Dorset Federation of Women's Institutes Stickland WI badge

Dorset Federation of Women's Institutes Stickland WI badge

A scarce original circa pre-war period 'Dorset Federation WI badge', large pattern gilt brass triangle example, the voided centre depicting the 'WI' logo in red and green, with an additional applied plaque 'STICKLAND'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height approx 39mm. read more

Code: 62836

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Essex Federation Of Women's Institutes WI badge

Essex Federation Of Women's Institutes WI badge

A scarce original vintage period 'Essex Federation Of Women's Institutes pin badge'; large gilt brass oval example inlaid with green translucent enamel, the centre displaying three seaxes from the Arms of Essex; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'W.O. Lewis (Badges) Ltd B'Ham.19'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bri... read more

Code: 62809

18.00 GBP

Berkshire Federation Of Women's Institutes WI badge

Berkshire Federation Of Women's Institutes WI badge

A very scarce original early vintage period 'Berkshire Federation Of Women's Institutes pin badge'; large gilt brass example, bearing white enamel shield displaying 'Hart and Oak emblem' resting on Turquoise blue enamel centre, inscribed 'BF of WI' within laurel spray surround. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright.
... read more

Code: 62798

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Federation of Women's Institutes Staffordshire WI badge circa 1980's

Federation of Women's Institutes Staffordshire WI badge circa 1980's

A good original circa 1980's period 'Women's Institutes Staffordshire WI badge', superb quality large pattern gilt shield inlaid with red enamel, with an applied gilt 'Stafford Knot' with green enamel title below, the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Fattorini'. Exceptionally good clean condition, complete with original pin fittings and enamel perfect.
Height 29mm. read more

Code: 62227

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Dorset Federation of Women's Institutes Dorchester WI badge

Dorset Federation of Women's Institutes Dorchester WI badge

A scarce original circa pre-war period 'Dorset Federation WI badge', large pattern gilt brass triangle example, the voided centre depicting the 'WI' logo in red and green, with an additional applied plaque 'DORCHESTER'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 39mm. read more

Code: 61416

35.00 GBP

National Federation of Women's Institutes WI Guild of Learners badge

National Federation of Women's Institutes WI Guild of Learners badge

A scarce original early pre-war period 'National Federation of the Women's Institutes WI badge'; gilt rectangular bar bearing 'Guild of Learners' on dark blue enamel ground. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright.
Width 53mm.
Height 11mm.

‘The Guild of Learners of Handicrafts’ was founded in 1920's, its n... read more

Code: 61228

35.00 GBP

National Federation of  Womens Institutes For Home & Country WI badge

National Federation of Womens Institutes For Home & Country WI badge

A good original last quarter of the 20th century period 'National Federation of the Women's Institutes gilt badge', the centre bearing large red enamel 'WI' monogram on white enamel ground and 'For Home and Country' top and bottom inlaid in green enamel; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'W.O.Lewis (Badges) Ltd B'Ham.19'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no dam... read more

Code: 61105

10.00 GBP

Isle of Wight Federation of Womens Institutes WI badge

Isle of Wight Federation of Womens Institutes WI badge

A scarce original c1950's 'Isle of Wight W.I. badge', gilded brass example inlaid with green enamel, in the form of the island's distinctive shape. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no stress marks or damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 21mm.
Width 21mm. read more

Code: 60687

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National Federation of the Women's Institutes WI JUDGE badge

National Federation of the Women's Institutes WI JUDGE badge

A scarce original late 20th century 'National Federation of the Women's Institutes WI judge badge'; large imposing yellow chromium plated example inlaid with red, white and green enamel. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 27mm.
Width 40mm. read more

Code: 60676

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National Federation of the Women's Institutes WI bar badge

National Federation of the Women's Institutes WI bar badge

A scarce original pre war period 'National Federation of the Women's Institutes WI bar badge'; small gilded brass example inlaid with green enamelling, the reverse complete with original coiled pin fitting and round catch (an early feature) no stress marks or damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright. Very good condition.
Width 30mm. read more

Code: 60629

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Women's Institutes For Home and Country Welsh WI badge

Women's Institutes For Home and Country Welsh WI badge

A scarce original circa 1930's 'National Federation of the Women's Institutes badge', gilded brass oval, the fretted centre bearing a 'Welsh Red Dragon', flanked by a red enamel rose and Canadian maple leaf, with Welsh title 'FY NGWLAD A'M CARTREF' with English translation (For Home and Country) inlaid in green enamel; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Fattorini & Sons Ltd Bradford Wo... read more

Code: 60617

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