EIIR Royal Navy Officers silver plate and gilt beret badge
A good original early Queen Elizabeth issue 'Royal Navy Officer's beret badge', die-stamped gilded metal highly defined crowned laurel wreath, with applied silver plated fouled anchor set within voided centre, crown with red velvet backing with retaining blades to secure. Very good condition, complete with original two loop fittings and split pin, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 50mm. read more
Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve RNVR lapel badge
A scarce original First World War period 'Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve lapel badge'; Imperial style crown gilt rope edged circlet, inlaid with blue enamel, with an applied silvered fouled anchor to the centre, inscribed 'RNVR; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'J.R.Gaunt London'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 2... read more
Mercantile Fleet Auxiliary MFA petty officer bullion cloth cap badge
A rare original First World War period possibly Medical Branch 'Mercantile Fleet Auxiliary petty officer cap badge'; gilt metal fouled anchor within red silk padded circlet with gold wire 'M.F.A' letters, surmounted by a padded velvet King's Crown, the reverse with black herringbone pattern cotton lining. Good condition.
Height approx 63mm. read more
St. George's Day Zeebrugge and Ostend Raids 1918 commemorative medal Spink
A scarce original First World War period 'St. George's Day Zeebrugge and Ostend Raids 1918 commemorative white metal medal by Spink & Son'. The obverse depicting 'Saint George and the Dragon' inscribed 'GERMANIA' within title surround 'St. George's Day and May 10th 1918'; the reverse 'To commemorate The Glorious Deeds of The British Navy' 'ZEEBRUGGE & OSTEND' 'WELL DONE VINDICTIVE, IRIS, DAFFOD... read more
WW2 Royal Navy officers gilt metal economy issue cap badge
A scarce original Second World War period 'Royal Navy Officer's economy issue cap badge', silver metal fouled anchor set within a gilt metal crowned wreath, the reverse with black hessian lining. Very good condition, gilt finish remain bright.
Height approx 73mm. read more
Battles of Heligoland Bight 1914 and Dogger Bank 1915 commemorative medal
A scarce original '1916 Battle of Jutland white metal commemorative medal by 'Spink & Son 1919' the obverse with two rope edged ovals in relief depicting the 'Mainz sinking 28 AUG 1914' and the 'Blucher sinking 24 JAN 1915' with a further two oval of 'HMS Lion' and 'HMS Arethusa' between; the reverse inscribed with all the names of the cruisers engaged in the battle. Good condition.
Diam... read more
Royal Navy Officers gold bullion cap badge post 1953
A good original early Elizabeth II period Royal Navy Officer's cap badge, silver metal fouled anchor within gold bullion embroidered laurel leaf surround, surmounted by a padded velvet Queen's Crown, the reverse with black hessian lining. Good used condition.
Height approx 70mm. read more
WW1 Battle of Jutland commemorative medal by Spink & Son 1916
A good original First World War full sized silver plated base metal example of the 'Battle of Jutland 1916 Commemorative Medal'; the obverse depicting an upright trident with crossed 'Union and White Ensign Flags' on the cross a shield inscribed '31 May 1916' to the surround the legend 'TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL THAT DAY'; the reverse with inscription within an oak wreath "MAY 31... read more
Royal Navy HMS Formidable official tampion ships crest iron badge
A scarce original circa 1939 period 'HMS Formidable official ships badge'; very heavy duty iron pentagon shape crest inscribed 'FORMIDABLE' and surmounted by a Naval Crown, the centre bearing five crossed tridents. Very good condition, with what appears to be the original paintwork, complete with purpose made iron shaped backing plate attached by six screws, with the option to hang or stand as ... read more
Royal Navy Old Comrades Association RNOCA lapel badge
A good original vintage period early pattern 'Royal Navy Old Comrades Association lapel badge'; large well defined gilt brass Naval Crown resting on a blue enamel tablet inscribed 'R.N.O.C.A.'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 21mm. read more
RNATE Royal Naval Artificer Training Establishment Good Luck horseshoe badge
A scarce original vintage period 'Royal Naval Artificer Training Establishment gilt and enamel badge' in the form of a white enamel early pattern 'Good Luck' downward facing horseshoe (a style normally associated with the First World War); the centre mounted with Naval Crowned rope edge circlet, the centre depicting amoured arm and hammer on blue enamel ground, with title scroll below 'R.N.A.T... read more
HMS Highflyer Royal Naval Base prize medal Trincomalee Ceylon
A good original circa 1943 to 1957 period 'HMS Highflyer unnamed prize medal'; large oxidised silver plated example bearing an embossed naval crowned logo with wing to the centre and motto 'Utmost To The Highest'. Very good condition, complete with suspension ring.
Diameter 32mm. read more
Royal Navy HMS Vindictive Day 10th May 1918 memorial pin badge Zeebrugge Raid
A scarce original circa 1920's period memorial badge in the form of a pressed brass disc, showing the bow section of the ship in relief and inscribed 'VINDICTIVE DAY 10th MAY 1918'. Very good condition, complete with single stick pin fitting.
HMS Vindictive was a British Arrogant-class cruiser ship built at Chatham Dockyard. She was launched on 9 December 18... read more
Royal Navy Bosuns Whistle pre 1953
A good original vintage period 'Royal Navy nickel Bosun's Whistle or Boatswain's Call', the bouy bearing a pre 1953 Crowned anchor on distinct lined ground, the other side just a plain anchor. Good condition, minor service wear.
WW1 Royal Navy Ship HMS Emperor of India badge
A scarce original First World War period 'HMS Emperor of India silver and enamel badge'; Naval Crowned circlet bearing the motto 'LIGHT LIFE AND GLORY' resting on a ribbon title scroll, the centre depicting a good luck swastika symbol within two leaping fish, the reverse inpressed 'Sterling Silver'. Good condition, the original coiled end pin bar, replaced sometime in its life with a later styl... read more
Royal Navy Admiral-class battlecruiser ship lifebuoy badge possibly HMS Hood
A scarce original circa 1940's period brooch in the form of a silver plated outline of a 1920's battlecruiser ship mounted on a gilt brass white painted enamel bouy and believed to be a representation of HMS Hood. Good condition, complete with original pin fittings that would be compatible with the period stated, minor service wear.
Diameter 39mm. read more
Royal Navy HMS Swiftsure ships crest gilt and enamel badge
A scarce original circa 1940's vintage period 'Royal Navy H.M.S. Swiftsure brooch', the naval crowned ships crest depicting a gilt Dragon inlaid with pale blue enamel, mounted on a bar. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Royal Navy HMS Swiftsure was a Minotaur-class light cruiser ship, built b... read more
Royal Navy Petty Officer cap badge circa post
A good original early post 1953 vintage period 'Royal Navy Petty Officer cap badge'; fine quality gold bullion embroidered example surmounted by a Queen's Crown, silver plated fouled anchor applied to central rope edged black velvet pad, the reverse with black cotton lining bearing white stenciled number. Good condition, steel pin stiffener showing to the front.
Royal Navy HMS Maidstone ships crest silver badge
A scarce original circa 1940's 'Royal Navy H.M.S. Maidstone silver bar brooch', the naval crowned ships crest inlaid with red and white enamelling and mounted on a slender bar, very typical of the period, the reverse impressed 'Silver'. Very good clean condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Royal Navy HMS Ma... read more
HMS Seahawk cap ribbon tally badge RNAS Culdrose airfield
A good original early post 1947 vintage 'H.M.S. Seahawk silk ribbon', embroidered with gold bullon thread. Very good condition.
Length approx 31.5cm.
Royal Naval Air Station 'RNAS Culdrose' was built by John Laing & Son and commissioned in 1942 as HMS Seahawk. read more