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DON'T DO THAT song sheet music promotional black cat badge

A very rare original circa 1928 'Don't do that to the poor puss cat' song badge', gilded brass example portraying a frightened black cat, the reverse with maker's details 'W.Miller 118 Branston St B'Ham 18'. Very good condition, complete with original coiled pin fitting and hooked catch, no damage to the enamel.
Height 23mm.

'Don't do that to the poor puss cat song badge' a popular song written and composed by Leslie Sarony and Frank Eyton and sung by Lily Morris, Copyright 1928 by Keith Prowse & Co Ltd, Music Publishers, 159 New Bond St.W.1.

Featuring just some of the lyrics of the song:
'Do not drive your cat away, You might be a pussy cat yourself some day, so don't do that to the poor puss cat'.

Code: 59290

250.00 GBP


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KISS BY KISS song sheet music promotional badge

A scarce original circa 1931 'Kiss by Kiss (I'm Falling In Love With You) song badge', gilded brass green enamel heart, the voided centre with lovers smooching within; the reverse with maker's details 'Miller 118 Branston St B'Ham Regd 774920'. Good condition, complete with original coiled pin fitting and hooked catch, enamel intact but with stress mark to the point of the heart, wear to gilt finish., price reflects.
Height 27mm.

''Kiss by Kiss' (I'm Falling In Love With You) a popular song, words by Jack Meskill and Ray Klages, music by Vincent Rose, Copyright 1931, by Phil Kornheiser, Inc, New York, the property of 'Lawrence Wright Music Co'

Code: 59289

18.00 GBP


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KISS BY KISS song sheet music promotional badge

A scarce original circa 1931 'Kiss by Kiss (I'm Falling In Love With You) song badge', gilded brass red enamel heart, the voided centre with lovers smooching within; the reverse with maker's details 'Miller 118 Branston St B'Ham Regd Appd'. Very good condition, complete with original coiled pin fitting and hooked catch, no damage to the enamel, minor wear to gilt finish.
Height 27mm.

''Kiss by Kiss' (I'm Falling In Love With You) a popular song, words by Jack Meskill and Ray Klages, music by Vincent Rose, Copyright 1931, by Phil Kornheiser, Inc, New York, the property of 'Lawrence Wright Music Co'

Code: 59265

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CAROLINA MOON song sheet music promotional badge

A scarce original circa 1928 'Carolina Moon song badge', gilded brass white enamel crescent moon with reclining girl wearing a red dress; the reverse with maker's details 'W.Miller Ltd 118 Branston St B'Ham 18'. Very good condition, complete with original coiled pin fitting and hooked catch, no stress marks or damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright, an excellent example.
Width 33mm.

'Carolina Moon' a popular song made a hit by Gene Austin, written by Benny Davis and Joe Burke, Copyright 1928 by Joe Morris Music Co, N.Y. Property of 'The Lawrence Wright Music Co Ltd', Denmark Street, London. W.C.2.

Code: 59264

30.00 GBP


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LIGHTS OUT song sheet music promotional badge

A scarce original circa 1935 'Lights Out song badge', gilded brass blue enamel crescent moon with lovers smooching within; the reverse with maker's details 'H.W.Miller Ltd 118 Branston St B'Ham 18'. Very good condition, complete with original coiled pin fitting and hooked catch, no stress marks or damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright, an excellent example.
Width 28mm.

'Lights out' a popular song written by Billy Hill, Copyright 1935, by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co, the property of 'Lawrence Wright Music Co Ltd'

Code: 59259

45.00 GBP


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WHEN GRANNY WORE HER CRINOLINE song sheet music promotional badge

A very scarce original circa 1938 'When Granny Wore Her Crinoline song badge', gilded brass example with female figure wearing a red dress, the reverse with maker's details 'H.W.Miller Ltd 118 Branston St B'Ham 18'. Very good condition, complete with original coiled pin fitting and hooked catch, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright, an excellent example.
Height 29mm.

'When Granny Wore Her Crinoline' a popular song written by Roy King, Freddy Grant and Paul Paree, Copyright 1938 and a feature of Lawrence Wright's 'ON WITH THE SHOW' North Pier Blackpool.

Code: 59226

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CAROLINA MOON song sheet music promotional badge

A scarce original circa 1928 'Carolina Moon song badge', gilded brass white enamel crescent moon with reclining girl wearing a green dress; the reverse with maker's details 'W.Miller Ltd 118 Branston St B'Ham 18'. Very good condition, complete with original coiled pin fitting and hooked catch, no stress marks or damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright, an excellent example.
Width 33mm.

'Carolina Moon' a popular song and made a hit by Gene Austin, written by Benny Davis and Joe Burke, Copyright 1928 by Joe Morris Music Co, N.Y. Property of 'The Lawrence Wright Music Co Ltd', Denmark Street, London. W.C.2.

Code: 56694

25.00 GBP


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Amy Wonderful Amy song sheet music promotional badge c1930


A scarce original circa 1930's 'Amy Wonderful Amy song badge' in the form of her pioneering aeroplane 'Jason' in gilt and blue enamel, the reverse with maker's details "Miller 118 Branston St B'Ham" and "Reg 755555". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect except for one stress line between M and Y, visible only with a magnifying glass.
Length 28mm.
Width 26mm.

In 1930 Amy Johnson became the first woman to fly solo from Croydon South of London to Darwin Australia, flying her "Jason" Gipsy Moth aeroplane, these badges were sold as commemorative souvenirs, also given away with the song sheet, of the very popular tune at that time "Amy Wonderful Amy".

Code: 58710

60.00 GBP


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Bathing In The Sunshine song sheet music promotional badge c1930s


A scarce 'Bathing In The Sunshine' gilt promotional song badge, with green and orange enamel, the reverse with maker's details "Miller 118 Branston St B'Ham" "Regd 765077" a design and patent date of 1930. Good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no chips to the enamel, but with stress marks to elbow, costume, towell and legs.
Height 35mm.

'Bathing In The Sunshine' a 1930's popular song written by Horatio Nicholls, with words by Jos. Geo. Gilbert.

Code: 57182

30.00 GBP


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The Lambeth Walk song sheet music promotional badge c1937


A scarce original 1930's promotional gilt and enamel song badge 'The Lambeth Walk', this version depicting the 'Pearly King and Queen' characters; the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham 18". Excellent condition, complete with original coiled pin fitting and hook catch, enamel perfect, minimal wear to gilt finish.
Height 26mm.

"The Lambeth Walk" was a song from the musical "Me and My Girl" first made popular in 1937 by Lupino Lane, The song took its name from a notable street market in Lambeth Walk, London. "The Lambeth Walk" was turned into a film in 1939.

Code: 57142

90.00 GBP


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Widecombe Fair song sheet music promotional badge c1935


A scarce original circa 1935 'Widecombe Fairr' promotional song badge; silver plated example depicting a farmers grey mare horse with seven country bumpkins in character costume riding on its back; the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd 118 Branston St. B'Ham.18" "Regd 791733" a Registered Design and Patent date of 1934. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no stress marks or damage to the enamel.
Height 21mm.

'Widecombe Fair' is a well-known Devon folk song about a man called Tom Pearce, whose horse dies after someone borrows it to travel to the fair in Widecombe with his friends. The chorus ends with the names of seven men travelling to the fair: "Bill Brewer, Jan Stewer, Peter Gurney, Peter Davy, Dan'l Whiddon, Harry Hawke, Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all."

Code: 56669

25.00 GBP


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Three of Us Sailor Soldier Airman song sheet music badge c1940s


A scarce circa 1940's gilt brass and enamel 'Three of Us song badge' depicting a Sailor Soldier and Airman this example is non-fretted between the figures and bears a white enamel title; the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no stress or damage to the enamel, an excellent example.
Height 23mm.

Code: 56441

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Stormy Weather song sheet music promotional badge c1933


A good original circa 1933 period 'Stormy Weather song badge', gilded brass example depicting young lovers sheltering under an umbrella, the reverse with maker's details "Miller 118 Branston St B'Ham" "Regd 783923" a Registered Design and Patent date of 1933. Fair condition, retaining original coiled pin fitting and hooked catch, service wear to enamel and gilt worn back to base brass.
Height 27mm.

'Stormy Weather' was a 1933 song written by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler.

Code: 55841

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Auf Wiedersehen My Dear song sheet music promotional badge c1932


A scarce 'Auf Wiedersehen My Dear' promotional song badge in gilt and enamel, with the lady wearing a green dress, the reverse with maker's details "W.Miller 118 Branston St. B'Ham" "Regd Appd". Very good condition, retaining original coiled pin fitting and hooked catch, no stress marks or damage to the enamel, service wear to gilt finish, a few very minor surface scratches.
Height 29mm.

'Auf Wiedersehen My Dear' a 1932 popular song written by Al Hoffman, Ed Nelson, Al Goodhart and Milton Ager.

Code: 55355

45.00 GBP


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The Lambeth Walk song sheet music promotional badge c1937


A scarce original 1930's promotional gilt and enamel song badge 'The Lambeth Walk', the dancing lady wearing a red dress, the reverse with maker's details "Stratton Birmingham" "Copyright". Good condition retaining original pin fittings, chips to the enamel on right lower leg, stress marks to legs, right arm and tail of dress.
Height 37mm.

"The Lambeth Walk" was a song from the musical "Me and My Girl" first made popular in 1937 by Lupino Lane, The song took its name from a notable street market in Lambeth Walk, London. "The Lambeth Walk" was turned into a film in 1939.

Code: 54242

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Three of Us Sailor Soldier Airman song sheet music badge c1940s


A scarce circa 1940's gilt brass and enamel 'Three of Us song badge' depicting a Sailor Soldier and Airman this example is fretted between the figures and bears a yellow enamel title; the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham 18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no stress or damage to the enamel, minor wear to gilt, otherwise an excellent example.
Height 23mm.

Code: 53400

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When The Guards Are On Parade song sheet music badge c1930s


A scarce pre war gilt brass and enamel 'When The Guards Are On Parade song badge', the reverse with maker's details "W.Miller 118 Branston St B'Ham" and "Regd Appd". Good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no chips to the enamel, some minor stress marks to the chest and arm, surface scratches and wear to gilt.
Height 35mm.

Code: 53399

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Big Hearted Arthur song sheet music promotional badge ci1940


A scarce promotional song badge in gilt and enamel, depicting Arthur Askey wearing his 'Big-Hearted Arthur' hat, this was his nickname and also his theme tune, the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St. B'Ham. 18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, very minor service wear to the enamel.
Height 27mm.

Code: 53198

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Amy Wonderful Amy song sheet music promotional badge c1930s


A rare gilt badge with green enamel, the reverse with maker's details "Miller 118 Branston St B'Ham" and "RGD 755555". Good condition, original pin fittings, some damage to the enamel above "M" and stress marks.
Length 28mm.
Width 26mm.
In 1930 Amy Johnson became the first woman to fly solo from Croydon South of London to Darwin Australia, flying her "Jason" Gipsy Moth aeroplane, these badges were sold as commemorative souvenirs, also given away with the song sheet, of the very popular tune at that time "Amy Wonderful Amy".

Code: 51645

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When A Soldier's On ParadeWhen A Soldier's On Parade song sheet music promotional badge c1930s


A good gilt pre war badge with red, white and blue enamel, the reverse with maker's details "W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham" and "Regd Appd". Good condition, original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, two very minor stress marks to the chest barely noticeable to the naked eye.
Height 30mm.

Code: 50920

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