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Irvin Air Chutes Parachute Company qualification badge

Irvin Air Chutes Parachute Company qualification badge

A scarce ORIGINAL 'Irvin Air Chutes Parachute Company qualification pin badge', gilt brass winged canopy inlaid with light blue and white enamel 'Irvin' title below, the reverse impressed with straight maker's details 'H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham.18 MADE IN ENGLAND' (an address format used between 1957 and 1976). Very good condition, complete with correct original clamped joint coiled pin fitting and ... read more

Code: 63678

45.00 GBP

Irvin Air Chutes Parachute Company qualification badge

Irvin Air Chutes Parachute Company qualification badge

A scarce ORIGINAL 'Irvin Air Chutes Parachute Company qualification pin badge', gilt brass winged canopy inlaid with slighly darker blue and white enamel 'Irvin' title below, the reverse impressed with curved maker's details 'H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18' MADE IN ENGLAND' (an address format used between 1935 and 1958). Very good condition, complete with correct original clamped joint coi... read more

Code: 63677

60.00 GBP

Irvin Air Chutes Parachute Company qualification badge

Irvin Air Chutes Parachute Company qualification badge

A scarce ORIGINAL 'Irvin Air Chutes Parachute Company qualification pin badge', gilt brass winged canopy inlaid with light blue and white enamel 'Irvin' title below, the reverse impressed with curved maker's details 'H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18' (an address format used between 1935 and 1958). Very good condition, complete with correct original clamped joint coiled pin fitting and hooked... read more

Code: 63676

45.00 GBP

GQ Parachutist Company gold qualification badge

GQ Parachutist Company gold qualification badge

A rare original circa 1989 Gregory & Quilter Parachute Company gold qualification badge, the reverse impressed with Birmingham 9 carat gold hallmarks for 1989 and maker's details 'JRG&S' (JR Gaunt and Sons). Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole horseshoe shape fitting.
Width 38mm.
Height 17mm.

Gold Gregory & Quilter Parachute Company Badges were pr... read more

Code: 63675

900.00 GBP

GQ Parachutist Gregory & Quilter Company qualification badge

GQ Parachutist Gregory & Quilter Company qualification badge

A scarce original circa 1940's 'Gregory & Quilter Parachute Company silver plated winged parachute canopy GQ qualification badge' depicting a parachutist, the rounded end wings inlaid with dark red enamel, the reverse impressed 'G.Q Parachutist'. Very good condition, complete with original tube joint pin fitting and correct flat rolled catch, no damage to the enamel.
Width 38mm.
H... read more

Code: 63674

45.00 GBP

Parachute Regiment Airborne Pegasus Old Comrades Association lapel badge

Parachute Regiment Airborne Pegasus Old Comrades Association lapel badge

A rare original early post war period 'Airborne Pegasus Old Comrades Association badge in the form of a small chromium plated Pegasus be'aring 'O.C.A.' curved scroll below, the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Marples & Beasley Birmingham' (A pattern of marking used circa 1940's and 1950's). Good condition, complete with original buttonhole lapel fitting, minor service wear.
Heigh... read more

Code: 63294

180.00 GBP

WW2 Parachute Regiment other ranks beret badge excavated

WW2 Parachute Regiment other ranks beret badge excavated

A scarce ORIGINAL classic wartime issue 'Parachute Regiment beret badge'; die stamped white metal winged parachute canopy surmounted by a Royal Crest bearing a non-voided crown. Excavated condition, complete with original loops, one slightly bent, undulated wing span with evidence of pitting to the surface.
Width approx 67mm.

Originally formed as The Parachute Corps 22nd J... read more

Code: 63244

85.00 GBP

British Army Parachute Qualification bullion wing Griscti's Valletta Malta

British Army Parachute Qualification bullion wing Griscti's Valletta Malta

A scarce original circa 1966 to 1979 Cold War period 'Parachute Qualification felt cloth wing' embroidered in gold bullion, with silver wire canopy, the reverse still retaining white paper disc with maker's details 'Griscti's Malta Embroiderers' with the numbers '31975' '50'. Good condition, bullion toned.
Width approx 89mm.

GRISCTI'S EMBROIDERIES LTD, VALLETTA, Malta, was... read more

Code: 63218

60.00 GBP

WW2 Parachute Regiment other ranks beret badge

WW2 Parachute Regiment other ranks beret badge

A scarce ORIGINAL classic wartime issue 'Parachute Regiment beret badge'; die stamped white metal winged parachute canopy surmounted by a Royal Crest bearing a non-voided crown. Very good condition, complete with original loops, minor service wear.
Width approx 68mm.

Originally formed as The Parachute Corps 22nd June, 1940 at The Central Landing School, Ringway, Manchester... read more

Code: 63176

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WW2 RAF Spitfire pilot's Irvin Parachute Company gold caterpillar club badge

WW2 RAF Spitfire pilot's Irvin Parachute Company gold caterpillar club badge

A rare original unique 'Irvin Parachute Company wartime award' in the form of a small gold caterpillar, the eyes set with ruby coloured stones, the reverse inscribed 'W/O. T.V.Pigot'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings.
Length 20mm.

Awarded to 1059795 Warrant Officer T.V. Pigot who bailed out of his Supermarine MKV Spitfire of 1435 Squadron when hit b... read more

Code: 61097

1850.00 GBP

GQ Parachutist Gregory & Quilter Company qualification badge RAF Free French

GQ Parachutist Gregory & Quilter Company qualification badge RAF Free French

A scarce original early pattern 'Gregory & Quilter Parachute Company silver plated winged parachute canopy GQ badge' depicting a parachutist, the slightly smaller slim wings inlaid with orangey red enamelling, the reverse impressed 'G.Q. Parachutist'. Very good condition, complete with original tube joint pin fitting and flat rolled catch, no damage to the enamel.
Width 38mm.
Heig... read more

Code: 60529

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WW2 Parachute Regiment other ranks beret badge

WW2 Parachute Regiment other ranks beret badge

A scarce original wartime issue 'Parachute Regiment beret badge'; die stamped silver plated brass winged parachute canopy surmounted by a Royal Crest bearing a non-voided crown, this convex shaped for a snug fit. Very worn condition, silver plating worn back to brass to the front, complete with original loops and split pin.
Width 66mm.

Originally formed as The Parachute Co... read more

Code: 60527

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Parachute Regiment silver and enamel winged badge

Parachute Regiment silver and enamel winged badge

A rare original circa mid 1940's British made 'Parachute Regiment brooch' or possibly mess dress badge, black and white canopy flanked by plain silver wings, the reverse impressed 'Sterling'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel intact.
Width 50mm. read more

Code: 59882

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GQ Parachutist Gregory & Quilter qualification badge

GQ Parachutist Gregory & Quilter qualification badge



A scarce original 'Gregory & Quilter Parachute Company die-stamped silver plated winged parachute canopy GQ badge' depicting a parachutist. Good condition, complete with original pin fittings.
Width 37mm.
Height 16mm. read more

Code: 59497

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Airborne Wandeltochte Police Sports Association Renkum souvenir medal

Airborne Wandeltochte Police Sports Association Renkum souvenir medal

A good original early pattern 'Airborne Walking Tour bronze participants medal, the obverse displaying an embossed pegasus emblem and suspended from a silk maroon ribbon. Very good condition.
Diameter 27mm.

The annual Airborne Walking Tour was started in 1947 to honour those who fought for the liberation of our country in the September 1944. It is a tribute to the 1,700 a... read more

Code: 59473

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Parachute Regiment silver and enamel winged badge

Parachute Regiment silver and enamel winged badge

A scarce original circa mid 1940's 'Parachute Regiment brooch' or possibly mess dress badge, plain silver canopy flanked by turquoise blue enamel wings, the reverse impressed 'Silver'. Good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel with minor service wear.
Width 47mm.
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Code: 59402

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RAF Parachute Training School PTS Canopy Club membership badge

RAF Parachute Training School PTS Canopy Club membership badge

A good original early post 1945 period 'PTS Canopy Club badge'; gilded brass circlet inlaid with blue enamel bearing white parachute canopy to centre within laurel sprays and complete with white enamel feathered wing; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Toye Kenning & Spencer Birmingham'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no stress marks or damage to the enamel.<... read more

Code: 59387

35.00 GBP

WW2 Parachute Regiment other ranks beret badge

WW2 Parachute Regiment other ranks beret badge


A good original wartime issue 'Parachute Regiment beret badge'; die stamped white metal winged parachute canopy surmounted by a Royal Crest bearing a non-voided crown. Good condition, complete with original loops, minor service wear.
Width 67mm.

Originally formed as The Parachute Corps 22nd June, 1940 at The Central Landing School, Ringway, Manchester; redesigna... read more

Code: 58923

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Irvin Air Chutes Parachute Company qualification badge

Irvin Air Chutes Parachute Company qualification badge


A scarce original circa 1960's gilt badge, the Irvin title and canopy inlaid with blue and white enamel, the wings narrower than the wartime version, the reverse with maker's details "F&S" "Made in England". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Width 27mm. read more

Code: 57168

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GQ Parachutist Qualification parachute badge RAF, Free French

GQ Parachutist Qualification parachute badge RAF, Free French


A scarce original early pattern 'Gregory & Quilter Parachute Company silver plated winged parachute canopy GQ badge' depicting a parachutist, the slightly smaller slim wings inlaid with orangey red enamelling, the reverse impressed "G.Q. Parachutist". Fair condition, retaining original tube joint pin fitting and flat rolled catch, heavy enamel loss and service wear to silver plating.read more

Code: 57167

30.00 GBP