A good original vintage 'Transport & General Workers Union lapel badge', circular gilded brass blue enamel title surround 'TGW' cypher to the centre, with additional 'Committee' scroll below; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Toye & Co Ltd London'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, minor enamel defect to central cypher.
An original rare surviving Transport And General Workers Union gold medal in presentation case, the reverse bearing Birmingham 9 carat gold hallmarks for 1965, maker's detals 'F&S' (Fattorini & Sons) with the inscription 'Presented To Bro: W.V.Watts No. 5/181 Branch In Appreciation Of His Loyal And Devoted Service To The Union. 1913 - 1966.' Excellent condition, complete with 9ct gold suspensiion bar with original pin fittings and silk maroon ribbon.
Overall Length 99mm.
A rare original circa 1920's period 'Transport & General Workers Union badge'; maple leaf shaped brass example inlaid with yellow enamel, 'PF' to top, 'D 591 D' across the centre, 'T&GWU' below, with unusual square buttonhole fitting with additional hole for securing to lapel (possible a quarter badge). Well used condition, heavy enamel loss..
A good original example of a 'Transport & General Workers Union' chromium plated badge in the form of a winged cog with 'TGW' logo to the centre. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole lapel fitting.
A scarce original 'Transport & General Workers Union' nickel badge in the form of a winged cog with 'TGW' logo to the centre with more emphasis on the 'G'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole lapel fitting.
A scarce original pre-war period 'Industrial Transport Association member's badge'; small ornate gilded brass example, depicting the "ITA' shield logo between two Globes, inlaid with red,white and blue enamel; the reverse impressed with registration numbers "REG No 742864" a design and patent year of late 1928 early 1929. Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole lapel fitting, enamel intact, gilt finish remains bright.
'Industrial Transport Association' founded in 1927.
A very good example of a 'Transport & General Workers Union' badge; gilt example with red and white enamelling bearing winged cog 'TG' logo to the centre, flanked by 'Retired' 'Members' bars. Very good condition, retaining original spiral turned pin fitting, no damage to the enamel, an excellent example.
Height with pin 45mm.
A rare Transport And General Workers Union, presentation gold and enamel watch fob, the reverse impressed "9ct" (9 carat gold) and with the inscription Presented To Bro: W.G.F. Searl. In Recognition And Appreciation Of His Loyal Service As Secretary Of The Merton No 1/575 Bus Branch. 1929 - 1939." Good condition, no damage to the enamel, minor service wear.
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