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Comrades of The Great War large pattern officially numbered badge

A scarce original large pattern 'Comrades of The Great War' circular gilt and enamel badge, displaying a Union Flag to the centre, the reverse with maker's details 'J.R.Gaunt London' and impressed with official issue number '38841'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, gilt remains bright. An excellent example.
Diameter 33mm.

Comrades of The Great War were formed in 1917 for ex-service men and women who had served or had been discharged from service during First World War. They were one of the original four ex-service associations that amalgamated in May 1921 to form The British Legion.

Code: 62713

30.00 GBP


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LEST WE FORGET Comrades of the Great War associate member badge

A scarce original circa 1920's period 'Lest We Forget Comrades of The Great War associate member gilt and enamel badge' displaying a Union Flag to the centre, the reverse with maker's details 'J.R.Gaunt London' and impressed with official issue number '3058'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, gilt remains bright.
Height 31mm.

Code: 62689

45.00 GBP


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Comrades of The Great War small pattern numbered lapel badge

A good original small pattern 'Comrades of The Great War' circular gilt and enamel badge, displaying a Union Flag to the centre, the reverse with maker's details 'J.R.Gaunt London' and impressed with official issue number '208312'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright.
Diameter 25mm.

Comrades of The Great War were formed in 1917 for ex-service men and women who had served or had been discharged from service during First World War. They were one of the original four ex-service associations that amalgamated in May 1921 to form The British Legion.

Code: 62688

15.00 GBP


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Women's Section Comrades of The Great War pin badge

A scarce original 'Women's Section Comrades of The Great War' silver plated badge, depicting 'Britannia' to the centre in relief within blue enamel title surround, the reverse with maker's details 'J.R.Gaunt London' and impressed with official issue number '2625'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, minimal wear.
Diameter 24mm.

Code: 62634

60.00 GBP


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WW1 The Wounded Stripe official uniform sleeve badge

A scarce original First World War period brass 'Wound Badge' the reverse unmarked and without backing plate. Good condition, complete with two loop fittings and split pin.
Length 52mm.

Code: 62442

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WWI Canadian 10th Infantry Battalion CEF attributed casualty bronzed cap badge

A scarce original First World War period bronzed cap badge attributed to Private Claude Astley Sacker who was born in Croydon England and after emigrating to Canada enlisted into the 10th Battalion CEF March 1916, at Red Deer Alberta, his trade given as a Farmer. His parents lived in Harpenden Hertfordshire. He landed in France around August 1916 and was admitted into hospital suffering concussion and shell shock on the 2nd May 1917 returning to duty in July. On the 17th September 1917 he was Killed in Action North West of Lievin. Accompanying the badge is two local newspaper cuttings reporting his death and old pin box that it was kept in for all these years. Very good condition, badge original fittings replaced by vintage period pin fittings, possibly for wear by his grieving mother.
Height 46mm.

Code: 62429

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WW1 Canadian Expeditionary Force CEF For Services At The Front Badge

A good original bronzed badge bearing an enamelled 'British Union Flag' shield, issued to members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force who had seen service at the front and been honourably discharged or were still on military duty in Canada; the reverse impressed with issue number '242055' and with the warning 'PENALTY FOR MISUSE 500 DOLLARS OR SIX MONTHS IMPRISONMENT.' Very good condition, complete with original single screw post fitting with nut, no damage to the enamel.
Diameter 22mm.

Code: 62428

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Old Contemptibles Association 1914 Aug 5 To Nov 22 chums numbered badge

A scarce ORIGINAL post 1925 'Old Contemptibles Association' bronzed badge, the reverse with maker's details 'Toye & Co Ld London', 'Reg. No 726347' and stamped with official issue number '3356C'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting.
Height 23mm.

The Old Contemptibles Association was founded by Capt JP Danny of the Royal Artillery on June 25th 1925, all members were known as 'chums' and were the survivors of the First British Expeditionary Force of August-November 1914.

Code: 62304

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WW1 The Wounded Stripe No.4 official uniform sleeve badge

A scarce original First World War period brass 'Wound Badge', the reverse stamped in relief 'AB ) Prov Pat,7342-17(No.4' and complete with unmarked backing plate. Good condition, complete with two loop fittings and rusted split pin.
Length 51mm.

Code: 62155

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WW1 South Staffordshire Regiment For King & Country celluloid matchbox cover

A scarce original First World War period celluloid matchbox cover, the front displaying a British soldier in full uniform carrying bayoneted rifle over his shoulder beside a patriotic 'Union Flag', the reverse depicting the badge of the South Staffordshire Regiment, the spine inscribed 'For King & Country'. Good condition, general foxing, colours remain bright.
Height 62mm.
Width 40mm.

Code: 62017

35.00 GBP


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WW1 51st Highland Div'n Machine Gun Corps MGC trench art ID bracelet

A First World War period original piece of handmade trench art, in the form of a brass identity bracelet engraved with the badge of the Machine Gun Corps and inscribed with the details 'D.B. SERVICE MGC 105905. 51. Divn'. Originally would have worn on a leather or canvas strap, one loop now completely broken off.
Height 35mm.

'105905 Private David B Service' Machine Gun Corps is confirmed as landing on the West Front after the 1st January 1916 earning the British War Medal and Victory Medal. The 51st Highland Division served on the Western Front from 1915 to 1918.

Code: 61986

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Comrades of The Great War small pattern numbered lapel badge

A good original small pattern 'Comrades of The Great War' circular gilt and enamel badge, displaying a Union Flag to the centre, the reverse with maker's details 'Fattorini & Sons Bradford' and impressed with official issue number 'S17590'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright.
Diameter 25mm.

Comrades of The Great War were formed in 1917 for ex-service men and women who had served or had been discharged from service during First World War. They were one of the original four ex-service associations that amalgamated in May 1921 to form The British Legion.

Code: 61925

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WW1 Royal Field Artillery RFA brass button stick by Bodill Parker & Co

A scarce original pre 1917 pattern 'Royal Field Artillery brass button stick' impressed 'RFA 26680' the reverse with maker's details 'BODILL PARKER & Co. LIMITED. MANUFACTURERS & CONTRACTORS. BIRMINGHAM'. Good condition, maker's details rubbed.
Length 172mm.

Two men of the Royal Field Artillery are noted serving during the Great War with this service number.

26680 Driver Arthur Wallbank who landed in France on the 5th February 1915.
26680 Driver George Harper who landed in France with the 37th Brigade RFA on the 23rd August 1914. He is noted as Deserting on the 7th September 1915.

Code: 61902

35.00 GBP


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WW1 The Wounded Stripe No.4 official uniform sleeve badge

A scarce original example of a First World War period gilded brass 'Wound Badge', the reverse stamped in relief 'AB ) Prov Pat,7342-17(No.4', complete with backing plate stamped 'The Wounded Stripe PAT No.4 115896'. Very good condition, complete with two loop fittings and split pin.
Length 51mm.

Code: 61901

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WW1 Territorial Force Imperial Service Volunteer uniform breast badge

A good original First World War period 'Imperial Service' die-cast nickel badge, worn on the uniform above right pocket by Territorial Force Soldiers who had Volunteered for Overseas Service during the Great War. Very good condition, complete with its original substantial pin fittings.
Width 43mm.
Height 26mm.

Code: 61843

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1914-1918 British Limbless Ex-Servicemen Association LESMA badge

A scarce original circa 1920's period 'British L.E.S.M.A. Membership badge'; gilded brass triangular shaped example, displaying a green enamel shield inscribed '1914 1918' within laurel wreath and sprays; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Fattorini & Sons Ld Bradford Works Birmingham'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 23mm.

Formed around the 1920's when limbless men gathered together to discuss their problems and to give support to each other. A group of such men in the Glasgow area banded together to form the first branch of the 'Limbless Ex-Service Men's Association'.

Code: 61795

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WW1 Comrades of The Great War Womens Auxiliary Badge

A very scarce original 'Womens Auxiliary Comrades of The Great War' large gilt and enamel badge portraying a Union Flag, the reverse with maker's details 'J.R.Gaunt London' and very low official issue Number '129'. Very good condition, complete with pin fittings, enamel with heavy damage.
Diameter 30mm.

Code: 61661

60.00 GBP


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WW1 London District Railway Stations buffet canteen war workers badge

A scarce original First World War period 'London District pin badge' in the form of a large gilt white enamel title surround, with an applied large 'Cornucopia' horn of plenty (symbol of abundance and nourishment) to voided centre. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, the shank with make do replacement pin, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright.
Diameter 38mm.

Code: 61647

45.00 GBP


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1916 POW prisioners of war bone work badge

A unique original First World War prisioners of war art work souvenir, skilfully made from animal bone, fretted and worked into floral leaf and flower decorated brooch, probably for a loved one. Very good complete condition, with adapted safety pin as a fitting.
Height 29mm.
Width 48mm.

Code: 61645

60.00 GBP


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WW1 Territorial Force Imperial Service Volunteer uniform badge by Lambourne

A scarce original First World War period 'Imperial Service' die-cast nickel plated badge scarce with maker's details "Lambourne & Co Birmingham", worn on the uniform above right pocket by Territorial Force Soldiers who had Volunteered for Overseas Service during the Great War. Very good condition, retaining original substantial pin fittings.
Width 43mm.
Height 25mm.

Code: 57884

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