South Australia Minda Home fundraising tin button badge
A rare original early turn of the 20th century period large coloured celluloid tin button fundraising badge, depicting a small girl with collection box asking 'SOMETHING FOR MINDA PLEASE SIR' who it is believed to be The Right Honourable Andrew Fisher prime minister of Australia at that time; the rim impressed with printed details 'Atkinson & Co Makers Adelaide'. Good condition, complete with o... read more
Narooma Central School Class Prefect Badge Australia NSW
A scarce original circa 1960's period 'Narooma Central School Class Prefect enamel badge'; golden chromium plated example, in the form of a shield depicting a lighthouse within a sea view, suspended from a CLASS PREFECT pin bar; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Angus & Coote' (formed in Sydney Australia in 1895). Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings with safety ro... read more
WWI War Service Australia 1918 silver pin badge by Thomas Fattorini
A scarce First World War period 'War Service Australia' silver and enamel badge, the centre depicting a map of Australia with superimposed crowned rising sun, the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1918 and maker's details 'T.F' (Thomas Fattorini, Birningham). Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height ... read more
WW1 Australian Volunteered For Active Service Medically Unfit officially numbered badge
A good original First World War circa 1916 -1919 period 'Volunteer Medically Unfit Badge' issued to those who had volunteered for active service abroad from 1 July 1915, but who were deemed medically unfit; circular silver plated example, bearing Australian Coat of Arms in relief and inscribed to surround VOLUNTEERED FOR ACTIVE SERVICE' 'ISSUED BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE' 'MEDICALLY UNFIT'; the r... read more
RAN Royal Australian Navy White Ensign Flag stick pin badge
A good original late twentieth century vintage period 'Royal Australian Navy White Ensign flag pin badge'; chromium plated foil backing with a clear epoxy resin finish, deplaying a white flag with Union Jack Flag in the canton with the Southern Cross to the side and the Commonwealth Star below . Very good condition, complete with single stick pin fittings.
Height appro... read more
WW1 Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial League of Australia badge c1920's
A scarce original large early issue circa 1920's period 'Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial League of Australia numbered badge'; King George V crowned large gilt shield inlaid with white enamel bearing blue title circlet, with centre portraying a sailor and a soldier with rifles at the ready in relief on gilt seeded ground, with red ribbon scroll below inscribed 'Australia'; the reverse wit... read more
WW1 Australian Imperial Force Female Relatives Badge
A scarce original First World War period 'Female Relatives Badge' issued by the Department of Defence to the closest female relative usually wives or mothers of men serving overseas in the Australian Imperial Force' in the form of a King George V Crowned blue enamel oval title inscribed 'ISSUED BY DEPT OF DEFENCE TO WOMEN OF AUSTRALIA' with 'AIF' initials to voided centre, with additional scoll... read more
WW1 City of Prahran Red Cross 1917 badge by Stokes & Sons Melbourne Australia
A rare original First World War period 'City of Prahran Red Cross 1917 badge'; gilt brass example in the form of a red cross with title circlet, the centre bearing the 'Royal Arms' over 'DIEU ET MON DROIT (God and my right ) SPECTE MUR AGENDO' scrolls; the reverse is impressed with maker's details 'Stokes & Sons Melb'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings and retaining its o... read more
WW2 Australian Returned from Active Service badge A222403
A good ORIGINAL Second World War 1939 to 1945 period 'Australian Returned from Active Service bronzed brass badge' depicting a rising, anchor and wings surmounted by a King's Crown, with boomerang scroll below inscribed in relief 'RETURNED FROM ACTIVE SERVICE'; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Amor Sydney, ISSUED BY THE C'LTH GOVT' and official issue number 'A22240'. Very good condit... read more
WW1 Australian Imperial Force AIF Returned from Active Service badge
A good original First World War 1914 -1919 period 'Australian Military Forces Returned from Active Service badge'; brass circlet surmounted by a Crown, the centre displaying a rising sun, central crown over tri-part scroll 'Australian Military Forces' and 'A.I.F' below on seeded ground; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Amor Sydne' and official issue number '1669'. Very good condition... read more
Merchant Service War Badge Australia for services rendered at sea
A very scarce original circa 1919 period 'Merchant Service War Badge Australia' large gilt circlet, Australian Red Ensign to voided centre, additional scroll below 'For Servies Rendered At Sea'; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Stokes & Sons Melbourne' and official very low issue number '83'. Very good condition, complete with two loop fittings to reverse, gilt finish remains bright.... read more
Australian Red Cross Society Long Service Medal & Case
A good original vintage period good quality 'Australian Red Cross Society twenty Years Service gilt and enamel medal' the reverse impressed with maker's details 'K.G.Luke Melb' and impressed with official low issue number '287'. Very good condition, complete with original suspension bar and silk ribbon with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, a good clean example housed in its origi... read more
Australasian Trained Nurses Association 1912 silver badge by FLAVELLE BROS
A scarce original pre First World War period 'Australasian Trained Nurses Association badge' in the form of a cross, the arms inlaid with electric blue translucent enamel, with plain title circlet displaying the 'Australian Southern Cross Constellation Crux' on blue enamel ground within; the reverse impressed 'Stg Silver', maker's details 'Flavelle' (FLAVELLE BROS. LTD. New South Wales, Sydney)... read more
The Royal Women's Hospital Melbourne Australia silver nursing badge
A good original circa 1955 period 'The Royal Women's Hospital Melbourne silver nurses badge'; shield shaped example bearing the 'Royal Crowned arms of the City of Melbourne' inlaid with red, white and blue enamel, the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Stokes' 'STG. SIL' (Sterling Silver) and inscribed 'A.D.Hill 1955'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings with additiona... read more
Australian War Contingent Association London 1915 committee badge
A very scarce First World War period '1915 Australian War Contingent Association committee badge'; large gilded brass disc surmounted by rising sun, the central embossed Kangaroo and Emu within title surround and 1915, with an applied blue enamel 'Committee' scroll below. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, minor service wear to enamel and gilt finish.
Height 38mm.<... read more
WW1 Australian Branch BRCS British Red Cross Society badge
A rare original Great War period 'Australian Branch of the British Red Cross Society badge'; large circular gilded brass example bearing red enamel title surround, the centre displaying an embossed white enamel shield with red cross superimposed over crossed sprays of 'Golden Wattle' Australia's national flower. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings (pin possibly a replacemen... read more
The Boys Brigade Australia 1954 celluloid tin button badge
A good original circa 1954 'The Boys Brigade Australia celluloid tin button badge', in red white and blue colours, depicting the 'Sure & Stedfast' anchor logo flanked by a kangaroo and emu, the rim printed with maker's details 'A.E.Patrick Pty, Ltd. Summer Hill N.S.W. Aust.' Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, colours remain bright.
Diameter 33mm. read more
Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps badge by Luke Melbourne
A scarce original circa 1948 to 1953 period 'Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps silver plated badge', bearing a King's Crown and 'Pro Humanitate' scroll the central 'Nightingale Lamp' with red felt backing, the reverse impressed in relief 'Luke Melb'. Very good condition, complete with original two vertical loop fittings, minimal wear.
In 1948 The title Royal... read more
Royal Australian Air Force other ranks RAAF Amor Sydney cap badge
A good original George VI period die-stamped blackened brass other ranks 'Royal Australian Air Force cap badge'; Crowned laurel wreath bearing 'RAAF' monogram to the centre; the reverse with maker's details 'Amor Sydney' and retaining original two loop fittings. Good condition, service wear to blackened finish, tip of crown slightly bent back.
Height 46mm. read more
WW2 Merchant Navy Australia 1940 war service badge
A very scarce original Second World War unmarked silver 'Merchant Navy Australia' lapel badge, the reverse inscribed in relief "Issued By The Commonwealth Government 1940" "Wallace Bishop Brisbane" and impressed with official issue number "7814". Very good condition, retaining original two loop fixtures.
Height 26mm. read more